In the story of Ruth, Ruth leaves her family and travels with Naomi back to her home. Then, while she is there, Ruth works hard to provide for Naomi. Ruth blesses Naomi. The story does not end there though. In the story, Boaz steps in and becomes the protector for Naomi but also the husband for Ruth. Again, the story does not end there either—the marriage between Boaz and Ruth would lead to a family line that includes King David and Jesus.
Questions for further thought:
1. Think about a time when you were in need. What blessings did others provide during that time?
2. Now think about a time when you knew someone else was in need. What blessings did you or others provide?
Challenge: Ask God to show you one person that you can be a blessing to and take action on that need.
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