The Word Among Us

Jan/Feb 2013 Issue

Ruth and Naomi

A Story of Covenant Loyalty

Let Works of Mercy Be Our Delight

The Old Testament Book of Ruth tells the story of a young woman who left her home, her family, and her traditions out of loyalty to her widowed mother-in-law.

After her husband—Naomi’s son—died, Ruth could have stayed in Moab to find another husband from among her own people.

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