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Ruth: Brave

He said, “Who are you?”  And she answered, “I am Ruth, your servant.  Spread your wings over your servant, for you are a redeemer.”  Ruth 3:9 This is the part of Ruth’s story that gets me every time.  Naomi told her to lay at Boaz’s feet.  Yes, that’s right.  Ruth was obedient, as we discussed … Continue reading

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Ruth: Obedient

 And she replied, “All that you say I will do.”  Ruth 3:5 I once heard that delayed obedience is disobedience.  Ouch.  Ruth was very obedient to Naomi.  Scripture doesn’t say she questioned or waited, it says she did it.  There is something to be said for simple obedience.   Even as I’m writing this I … Continue reading

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Ruth: Hard Working

“…So she came, and she has continued from early morning until now except for a short rest.”  Ruth 2:7 When I started working full-time I remember some advice I received: “Keep your head down and work hard.”  Basically, it means you work, don’t participate in office gossip, don’t waste time, just work hard.  Now, at … Continue reading