Category Archives: Ruth

Ruth’s Redemption – Ruth 3:1–4:22

Read the Passage: Ruth 3:1-4:22 Promise of Redemption (3:1–18) Ruth chapter 2 begins with dire circumstances, but ends with great promise. After the introduction of Boaz, as well as Ruth and Naomi’s encouraging dialog in Ruth 2:20–23, the reader is … Continue reading

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Ruth Meets Boaz – Ruth 2:1–23

Read the Passage: Ruth 2:1-23 Ruth’s Labor (2:1–7) From a human perspective, the circumstances of Naomi and Ruth were quite dire. They were both widows, Ruth was a foreigner, and they were living in a place in which neither one … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ruth – Ruth 1:1–22

Read the Passage: Ruth 1:1-22 Authorship and Date: The book of Ruth is named after the main human character in the book, Ruth the Moabitess. Only two Old Testament books are named after women—that is, Ruth and Esther. Ruth is … Continue reading

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