Old Testament

Teachings on select people, themes, books, and Scripture passages in the Old Testament.

Ruth 3: Behind the Scenes

This entry is part 150 of 159 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

Appearances can be deceiving. A man and a woman meeting in a secluded location after dark—an outsider may jump to immediate conclusions. But the story of Ruth shows the virtuous character of Ruth and Boaz as they seek to honor the Lord with their obedience, coming to know Him as they recognize Him at work behind the scenes.

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Ruth 2: A Cameo of Grace and Goodness

This entry is part 148 of 159 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

Ruth 2 is a cameo of God’s grace and goodness. In the midst of the wicked period of the judges, Boaz stood out as a shining light, showing God’s grace to the least, last, and lost. We too are called to be agents of light in this present darkness. We are called to have a different vision and not to be defined by the things of this world.

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