“For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God” (Ruth 1:16). Those words of Ruth are often quoted to express the desire that one’s marriage and family might be characterized by a loyal love that will endure through the years. We long to rest under the shadow of true loyalty, to have the assurance that we will not be forsaken or betrayed by those we love and that we will never betray those who have trusted us. Human loyalty is frail, and false loyalty …
Kathy Miskelly is an administrative assistant and the international outreach coordinator for Ligonier Ministries.