Every Christian is Ruth


David Ettinger

A Beautiful Book
The Book of Ruth is one of the Bible’s most beautiful. It tells the story of a foreigner’s (Ruth) love for her widowed mother-in-law (Naomi), her nation (Israel), and her God (Yahweh). If you have never read it, do so now! It is only four chapters and can be easily whisked through.

Besides being a beautiful story,
the Book of Ruth has special significance to believers as we have much in
common with this wonderful woman of God. In essence, every Christian is Ruth.

Overwhelmed by Kindness
In Chapter 2, Ruth goes to reap corn in the field of a family relative named Boaz. When Boaz notices her, he extends to her grace, generosity, and kindness – and all three in abundance!

Overwhelmed, the Moabite Ruth “fell on her face, bowing to the ground and said to him, ‘Why have I
found favor in…

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