Ruth: Lesson Four

November 15, 2023

Ruth Meets Boaz (Ruth 2:1-16) Now Naomi had a kinsman on her husband’s side, a prominent rich man, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain, behind someone in whose sight I may find […]

Ruth: Lesson Three

November 1, 2023

Returning to Bethlehem (Ruth 1:19-22) So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them; and the women said, “Is this Naomi?” She said to them,             “Call me no longer Naomi,                         call me Mara,                         for the Almighty […]

Ruth: Lesson Two

October 25, 2023

Widowed (Ruth 1:6-18) Naomi Begins to Return to Bethlehem (Ruth 1:6-7) Then she started to return with her daughters-in-law from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had considered his people and given them food. So she set out from the place where she had been […]

Ruth: Lesson One

October 11, 2023

Naomi’s Tragedies (Ruth 1:1-5) NRSV: “In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and two sons. The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife […]