After all the mayhem of the book of Judges, Ruth is a sweet breeze blowing from the barley fields surrounding the House of Bread (or as it’s better known, Bethlehem). It’s reassuring that even in times of war and strife, normal life goes on. But Ruth is also a sweet story, a lovely example of ancient literary storytelling, and a significant link in the redemption story.
To see how, read on. Here’s the .pdf of this week’s study, including scripture passages to read, questions to discuss, and activities:
(This is a continuation of a series of posts about the “whole story” of the Bible. I plan to run one every week, on Tuesdays, with a printable PDF. The printable includes a brief 2-3 paragraph introduction, Bible passages to read, a key verse, 5-7 thought/discussion questions, and 2-3 activities for the kids. Here’s the Overview of the entire Bible series.)
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