Her loyalty to Naomi caused her to pursue. It makes a lot of assumptions, of course, but one possible reason Ruth left was to flee the darkness of the Moabite pagan practices, including child sacrifice. Retrieved from " https: For those of you who have been around here for a long time, you know that I have a strong affinity for a biblical hero named Ruth. I have been married 35 years and I still daily have to die to myself and make Christ first! People should NOT read themselves into Bible narratives. Both books are in the Lineage of Grace series by Rivers.
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Church, Stop Telling Her to “Wait” on Her Boaz
It is a serious crime. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Ughh… There are so many popular blogs, articles, books, and sermons based on the biblical narrative of Ruth and Boaz. I LOVE what you said here: He then acknowledged that he was a close relative, but that there was one who was closer, and she remained in submission at his feet until she returned into the city in the morning. Not reading ourselves into scripture is a learned skill and discipline that one grows into as one matures in the faith.