The Book of Ruth: Plot Twist
A Study on Ruth • 01-Jun-2022
All good movies include some sort of plot twist. When we're watching our favorite film and the unexpected happens, it keeps us on our toes wanting more. But, when we walk through our own plot twists in life, it can easily make us frustrated, leaving us questioning everything. The story of Ruth is one full of twists and turns. In this short book, we'll look at two really important questions: What can Ruth's story teach us about the character of God? How can we learn from a woman who walked through deep heartache and transition yet still chose to seek God and remain faithful?
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Ruth Chapter 1: And Then There Were Two
After Naomi's husband and sons all die, she grieves deeply and decides it's best if she returns to her homeland of Bethlehem. Ruth chooses to follow, even though that would mean leaving behind everything she's ever known. One of the most important passages in this story is found in Chapter 1 when...
Ruth Chapter 2: Boaz Enters The Chat
So far in our story, Ruth has navigated tremendous loss, displayed incredible faith by trusting in God as she followed her mother-in-law, and willingly left behind all the comforts that were familar to her to head straight into the unknown. When they get back to Bethlehem. Ruth sets out to work i...
Ruth Chapter 3: The Path to Redemption
After the harvest season is over, future plans must be made. Naomi recognizes that Boaz is one of their family's kinsman redeemers. This means that he can take Ruth as his wife, securing provision for both Ruth and Naomi. Ruth goes to Boaz in the middle of the night and asks if he would take her ...