The Goodness of the Lord by StacyLee

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Do not let it be known that the woman came to the threshing floor. ~Ruth 3:14

The threshing floor is where the heads of grain would be broken from the stalks. This was done with either oxen trampling the stalks or by a threshing sledge. You can imagine that this can be a rather painful experience if we put ourselves into the shoes of the wheat. Yet, I believe God puts us through this process to refine us, mold us and transform us into His image for His Glory (Isaiah 28:23-29). Ruth certainly experienced this after her devastating losses (husband, brother in law, father in law, and homeland). However, I believe the LORD is saying in the above scripture (in symbolic terms) that He is going to exalt her so high that no one would ever even know unless they were told of the very humbling circumstances that God allowed into Ruth’s life to prepare her on the threshing floor for His Glory. This of course came to past as she is the great grandmother of King David and eventually of Jesus Himself. Yes, it is true that God does indeed exalt the humble (James 4:6)

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  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAalmost 4 years ago

    A real Blessing and a wonderful, very beautiful & creative interpretation of this Scripture and Truth, Stacy!!!

  • Thanks so much for the encouragement Phil! It is always a blessing to hear from you!

    – StacyLee

  • swaby
    swabyalmost 4 years ago

    I so agree with Phil, most beautiful!

  • Thank you so much Swaby :) It means a lot!

    – StacyLee

  • Anne Gitto
    Anne Gittoalmost 4 years ago

    Yes, this is wonderful, insightful and a blessing of encouragement to anyone who sees this.

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous work in every way… love it

  • David Geoffrey Gosling (Dave Gosling)
    David Geoffrey...almost 4 years ago


  • Rick Short
    Rick Shortalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, and very well thought out. Love the colors and anything that brings glory to God.

  • Louise Cooke
    Louise Cookealmost 4 years ago

    just gorgeous Stacy – love the summery mix of blue and yellow – great work!

  • Anthony Hedger Photography
    Anthony Hedger...almost 4 years ago

    This is just unbelievable and so beautiful Stacy

  • Amber Elizabeth Fromm Donais
    Amber Elizabet...almost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful piece and dance in the Lord and our hearts are filled with gladness
    Blessings always

  • Dimpled  Legacy
    Dimpled Legacyalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful piece of work! instant fav

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