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Ruth 3:1-18 Message

Ruth 3:1-18 Message

This Kindness Is Greater Than That Which You Showed Earlier Ruth 3:1-18 (K. V. 3:10) “‘The Lord bless you, my daughter,’ he replied. ‘This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.’” We are at the peak of Ruth’s study. Last week, we learned how God knows our faith and rewards those who honestly seek him. We also learned how Boaz foreshadows Jesus, our ultimate guardian-redeemer. Today,…

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Ruth 1:1-22 Message

Ruth 1:1-22 Message

Naomi and Ruth Ruth 1:1-22, Key Verse 1:16 “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.’” Today we begin our study of the short Old Testament book of Ruth. The book of Ruth is important because (1) it shows the historical connection between the time of the judges and…

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Ruth 1:1-22 Questions

Ruth 1:1-22 Questions

Naomi and Ruth Ruth 1:1-22, Key Verse 1:16 “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.’” 1. Read verses 1-2. What do these verses teach about the family of Elimelek? About the times in which they lived (Jdg 21:25)? Who were the Moabites and what was their relation to…

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Ruth 2:1-16 Questions

Ruth 2:1-16 Questions

Ruth meets Boaz Ruth 2:1-16, Key Verse 2:12 “May the Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.” 1. Read verses 1-3. How does the writer introduce Boaz? He is included in the genealogy of Jesus. How did Ruth propose to support herself and her mother-in-law? How did this lead her to meet Boaz? 2. Read verses 4-10. How…

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Ruth 3:1-18 Questions

Ruth 3:1-18 Questions

This Kindness Is Greater Than That Which You Showed Earlier Ruth 3:1-18, (K. V. 3:10) “‘The Lord bless you, my daughter,’ he replied. ‘This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.’” 1. Read verses 1-4. What plan did Naomi have in mind for Ruth (1)? For that, what did Naomi ask her daughter-in-law to do (2-4)? What kind of risk would there be for Ruth in…

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Ruth 4:1-22 Questions

Ruth 4:1-22 Questions

Naomi’s Family is Redeemed Ruth 4:1-22, Key Verse: 4:14 “The women said to Naomi: ‘Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a guardian-redeemer. May he become famous throughout Israel!’” 1. Read verses 1-4. Why did Boaz convene a meeting of the town elders and the guardian-redeemer? What did he say to the guardian-redeemer? Why do you think he mentioned the piece of land first? What was the relative’s reply? 2. Read verses 5-8. What…

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