I watched an inspirational (and I'll admit, cheesy) movie the other day, and I was drawn to a couple of songs on the soundtrack by Mandi Mapes. In the process of looking up her music, I stumbled upon this little gem from several years back, when David Platt was Senior Pastor at the Church at Brook Hills. It's a great summary to our study of Ruth!

The first half of the recording (20 minutes or so) is a theatrical introduction to David Platt's message. It contains several dramatic readings of the story of Ruth, as well as 4 original songs (all performed by Mandi Mapes). These lyrics from the third song keep running through my head:

your life is my melody
part of a song that I am singing 
in the dark it's hard to see,
but there will be redemption in the morning

and I already know who's gonna save you
I already wrote the end of the story
you were made for me
and I'll never leave you 
and in the end, it's all for My glory

He already knows! What a comfort it is to trust in God's providence. The end of the story has already been written, and it's all for His glory!