Ruth

Ruth 4

This post follows the Bible reading plan available at oaktreechurch.com/soap. You can read all my New Testament notes in my book New Testament: Chapter by Chapter. Chapter four concludes the book and Ruth’s story. Outside of this book, her name appears again only in Matthew 1:5. Boaz fulfilled his promise to find out whether the …

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Ruth 3

This post follows the Bible reading plan available at oaktreechurch.com/soap. You can read all my New Testament notes in my book New Testament: Chapter by Chapter. Chapter three seems to continue the narrative, but the context changes, indicating a later time. Naomi was still concerned about Ruth’s long-term care, so she developed a plan that …

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Ruth 2

This post follows the Bible reading plan available at oaktreechurch.com/soap. You can read all my New Testament notes in my book New Testament: Chapter by Chapter. Chapter two opens with the introduction of a new character, Boaz. He was a relative of Elimelech’s, a “wealthy, prominent man” (Ruth 2:1). Verse two continues the narrative left …

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