Busy, Overwhelmed? Sit Still.

At the end of our study this morning, Naomi tells Ruth, after she has acted according to the customs of the day, to sit still and see what Boaz will do. Personally, I find it very difficult to sit still when there is so much going on in my life. After all, how in the...

Providence, Boaz, Ruth and the Church

As we study through the Old Testament book of Ruth, it is not hard at all to find the beautiful pictures of Christ and His love for His bride the church (Ephesians 5:23-32). Ruth is very much aware of the favor, kindness and comfort that Boaz has shown unto her (Ruth...

Under God’s Care

Today the beautiful story of redemption begins to take shape. As we noted last week, God is always working in our lives, regarding us as His children, even when it appears that He is against us (Ruth 1:21). Naomi returns to Bethlehem with her daughter-in-law Ruth, who...

Ruth, A Message Of God’s Redeeming Love

This morning we begin a study in the Old Testament book of Ruth. This book has been called by some “The Romance of Redemption” because of the beautiful story about how Boaz became the kinsman redeemer of the Gentile woman Ruth (Ruth 4:8-10). This is one of those books...