C5 The Book of RuthDownload PDF
Lesson 1: Wrong Decisions
Readings: Ruth 1: 1-14
These four lessons are about a family who lived many years before David, Israel’s greatest king. The story begins at a time when the people of Israel had turned away from God and were living very sinful and selfish lives.
Lesson 2: The Widows Return
Readings: Ruth 1: 14-23; 2: 1-3
Orpah had made her decision and she returned to Moab. Ruth’s mind was made up that she would go with Naomi to Bethlehem.
Lesson 3: The Wealthy Relative
Readings: Ruth 2: 1-23
Naomi and Ruth were poor widows but Ruth was willing to work hard to obtain food for Naomi and herself. She went to glean in the harvest field. This means she
gathered together the stalks of grain that had been left behind by the reapers.
Lesson 4: The Will of God
Readings: Ruth 3: 1-18; 4: 1-17
The story of Ruth had a happy ending. She found a new husband! Naomi played an important part in arranging the marriage.