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Ruth 1:1

Ruth 1:1

In the period of the Judges, “everyone did what was right in their own eyes'.. and so in a time of spiritual, social, governmental and moral decline in the nation of Israel, a certain man and his family took matters into their own hands and instead of trusting God to protect and guide them through the Nation's deterioration and mounting difficulties.. they went their own way - and moved outside of God's plan for their lives.

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Ruth 1:5

Ruth 1:5

The book of Ruth opens with the sad story of Naomi, who lived during the time of the Judges, when everyone started to do what was right in their own eyes. Having wandered for 40 years in the wilderness, the nation of Israel crossed the River Jordan into the Promised Land, but time and again God’s people did evil in the sight of the Lord, who punished them for their ungodly ways and broken covenant.

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Ruth 1:16

Ruth 1:16

Despite the discouraging words of her mother-in-law, who was blaming God for her misfortune and wanted to change her name from Naomi, which means pleasant to Mara, which means bitter, the young widow Ruth, who had experienced the self-same difficult problems and tragic loss, clung fast to Naomi and her people - and remained devoted to the God of Israel in Whom this young gentile woman had placed her eternal trust.

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Ruth 3:18

Ruth 3:18

The woman, Ruth is a most beautiful picture of the Church, as the bride of Christ, and the man Boaz is a stunning type of the Man, Christ Jesus. Who is our Lord and kinsman-redeemer, our precious Saviour and coming Bridegroom. Ruth was a gentile woman, dead in trespasses and sins and at enmity with God. She was a poor widow, despised by the Israelites, with nothing to commend her. But she had come to know and to trust the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, through read more...