Character Studies from the Book of Ruth

Character Studies from the Book of Ruth

Character Studies from the Book of Ruth – Part 4

Boaz – The Kinsman Redeemer Boaz is actually the main character in the book of Ruth.  He is the one that becomes the focal point of the book.  Just as in our lives, we are the main character until we receive Christ and then from that point forward, Jesus becomes the main character of our story.  Matthew 1:1-4 NKJV (1)  The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: (2)  Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot…

Character Studies from the Book of Ruth – Part 3

Ruth, A Stranger No More The book of Ruth starts out with someone’s carnality causing things to happen in a family’s life. God can turn someone else’s carnality into a blessing for you. He can turn someone else’s disobedience into a blessing for you.  God would rather bless you because of your obedience but He is so good and so big that He can turn your situation around and bless you once you repent. There are other ways God wants…

Character Studies from the Book of Ruth – Part 2

Naomi – A Backslider Fully Restored Why is studying this book important?  1 Corinthians 10:11 (NLT)  These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age. (Review of last week’s lesson) Ruth 1:1-5 (NKJV)  Now it came to pass, in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem, Judah, went to dwell in the…

Character Studies from the Book of Ruth – Part 1

There are five basic types of Bible Study: Topical – study of topics such as love, faith, healing, etc. You research the Bible starting with that topic. Character – a study of a person or place in the Bible. These can benefit when you want to know the heart, attitude, and personality of a person or the importance of a particular location. Chronological – you study through the Bible chronologically. Studying this way can help you make connections between passages…