/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<4A9637A05E051147AF8C749F4DB7B9C3>]/Index[10 57]/Info 9 0 R/Length 139/Prev 206065/Root 11 0 R/Size 67/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream Describe some instances of her rudeness, and discuss Kathy’s reaction to Ruth’s behavior. Among other things, this Bible study lesson on Ruth chapter 2 will focus on: Ruth 2:1 Now Naomi had a kinsman of her husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. In chapter 2, the term for maid (or handmaid or maidservant) is one that speaks of a very lowly maid, which is exactly Ruth’s point. That kind of thing. a. Naomi had a kinsman: Naomi was related to this man Boaz through her deceased husband, Elimelech. He walked into their life, said 'come and follow me' and they dropped what they were doing and left! What kind of person does she look to find? Discussion Questions: Read Judges: 2:11-12; 2:16-19; 21:25. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. Would they take on the responsibility that came with being the redeemer? In the story, we see that Jesus was descended from both _____ and _____. And through humility and dependence, Ruth begins to grow in grace. I think not! Give an example of a time when God provided extra handfuls in your life. Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. So why was Boaz so kind? How does she respond to Chrissie and Rodney’s question about Hailsham students, and why do you think she acts this way? Subscribe to our Question of the Week Get our Questions of the Week delivered right to your inbox! Who was Ruth in the Bible? Nearly everything was outward. She was amazed. The story of Boaz and Ruth is a type of Christ and His Bride. Ruth was faithful in this and may our testimony, like hers, be of the man that has caused all this to happen. (1) Naomi’s kinsman: Boaz. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. Discuss Ruth’s behavior in this chapter. Ruth chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. Well of course it does! 4. Has what you have received from the Lord been so obvious that others just have to know where you got it? You might expect that because of his mercy God would find a way to forgive us, but through the cross He goes way beyond that and gives us a gift of righteousness. But Ruth had no reason to fear with Boaz. Name the Gentile women found in the line of Christ. 'May the Lord reward your work, and your wages be full from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge.' He came by the law so Jesus answered him by the law and gave him the commandments. So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, 'The name of the man with whom I worked today is Boaz.'. See if you can set a high score! Describe how she hid the spies – 2:6. 2. Who received the spies and hid them? What command did the king of Jericho give her – 2:2,3? He is described as “a worthy man, of the clan of Elimelech.” Why do you think the author begins the chapter this way? No wonder Naomi was surprised and had to know where she had got this! 1. Bible Study: Book of Ruth Chapter 2. So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz in order to glean until the end of the barley harvest and the wheat harvest. RUTH GLEANS IN THE FIELD OF BOAZ. He was important because of who came out of his lineage. What is something you learned in last weekend’s message? How did the message challenge you? Ruth 3:1-2 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, 'My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? 3. Who do many believe penned the book of Ruth? (John 6:44). SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 2:1-23 1. I just do not get it! What made Boaz interested in Ruth? Precisely how the ancient reader understood the role is not clear but it was obviously not as ambiguous as it is for today's reader. Ruth comes back home that evening with a boatload of barley. Even within your relationship with the Lord we can still wander into other 'religious' fields which are not fields of grace as we have seen here and fields that do not have merciful owners! The Lords grace is the only way in which we can come. This is a self-test on the Book of Ruth. I will not normally repeat myself so if you missed it, you just missed it. Pastor Caleb Schoeneck has been serving at Beautiful Savior since 2003. Ok, so God would have found another way... anyway, the point is this - Ruth probably got up in the morning, thanked God for His guidance and protection, and wandered off down the road. I mean, if it hadn't just happened then you could call off the wise men and the shepherds 1100 years later cause there would not have been baby Jesus as He was a descendant of Ruth and Boaz. If you received this letter as Mr. Wrexham, would you keep reading? Song of Solomon’s themes are universal, but almost all of its characters are black.We rarely meet any white characters, but we know that an oppressive white world exists just outside the black world. And I still don't know entirely why! You've seen what you are like in your own nature, yet you still find yourself blessed by God. Those who are saved in this age are used as an example of God's amazing grace even in the ages to come! The word relative here is from the Hebrew word geol, meaning 'kinsman-redeemer'. The few times that white characters do enter the novel, the consequences are immediate and devastating. "The LORD bless you," they replied. This again pictures the Lord Jesus who knew all that we are even before we have begun to know him. The Book of Ruth Discussion Questions Week 1 Day 1 What is your first overall impression from reading through the book of Ruth? Secondly they needed the ability to redeem. Here we see the need for Jesus to be born on earth, being made in the likeness of man (Phil 2:7) so that he could qualify as our redeemer. What signs of hope do you see as this chapter opens? 'Whose field were you in?' The example is given of a father wanting to teach his son about the grace and mercy of God. I can’t leave-out Naomi either. 3. The Book of Ruth Chapter 2. And they said to him, 'May the Lord bless you.' And she said to her, 'Go, my daughter.' When you are thirsty, go to the water jars and drink from what the servants draw.'. What do you think is significant about Boaz inviting Ruth to eat and dip bread with him at his table? Not before God because he is already entirely aware of all that we do and will reward us appropriately; or before man because it's not likely that he's at all interested! H… Did she take his grace for granted? What are some ways in which Boaz’s character is shown in this passage? Amazing! Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, College Station, Texas. 4:17). Firstly the rich young ruler in Matt 19:16-26. Heb 12:2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, Ruth Chapter 1 Bible Study: Counting the Cost, Ruth Chapter 2 Bible Study: Growing in Grace, Ruth Chapter 3 Bible Study: Rewards through Refining, Ruth Chapter 4 Bible Study: Fruits of Freedom, How to live with the Lord's grace as your foundation, The one requirement for the protection and provision of God, The type of character that pleases the Lord. Could they pay the price? A. Ruth 2:8 = Ruth's kindness toward her mother-in … Ruth Chapter 1 Questions. In addition to being devoted to her family (Ruth 1:15-18; Proverbs 31:10-12) and faithfully dependent upon God (Ruth 2:12; Proverbs 31:30), we see in Ruth a woman of godly speech. Boaz's kindness became her motivation. In the message, Derek describes a righteousness that is more active than passive. Was the promised land in trouble? So is Boaz keen or what? These questions are listed in reverse order with the beginning chapters showing at the bottom. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. She also took it out and gave Naomi what she had left after she was satisfied. Firstly they needed to have the right to redeem and as has been previously mentioned this was given to the closest relative. God does not reject anyone. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter. 1. And finally, and thankfully, he was willing to redeem even though it meant going to the cross. Well, in the natural it was probably because he was pretty keen on Ruth! 1) When Ruth goes out to glean, who does she say she will follow? He had the right to redeem as our relative, becoming flesh and blood as we are. Is there anything she could say that would persuade you to represent her? Jesus Christ more than adequately looked after all three requirements! Boaz arrives from Bethlehem, sees the reapers in his field and blesses them. I’ve found that the best book club discussion questions are ones that are open-ended and that get people to share their personal opinions. by Ruth Ware. [8], Ruth 2:15-16 When she rose to glean, Boaz commanded his servants, saying, 'Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not insult her.' Ivy Johnson . A righteousness that seeks to do right for others, especially those who are facing injustice. But Ruth was single-minded and dedicated - firstly to Naomi and her God, but soon she would show that same dedication to Boaz. What the Lord gives us is obviously for our benefit, but he also wants us to be able to share that with others for the edification of all. He was a kinsman of Naomi’s late husband Elimelech. Letting him off his punishment was mercy, but the ice cream was definitely grace! Told you it was loose - but it's good! Whoseidea was it to glean (gather) grain in the fields? 5. Consider the circumstances and decisions made that lead to their condition in this section. Field of Gleans. 2. endstream endobj 11 0 obj <> endobj 12 0 obj <> endobj 13 0 obj <>stream This would be enough to feed both herself and Naomi for about 10 days. A. Ruth 2:3 = She happened to be gleaning in his field. In the message, Derek describes a righteousness that is more active than passive. [6]  Naomi had to learn this lesson the hard way down in Moab earlier when she had doubted the provision of God and wandered off, back to the world. 2. . He thought he could do some 'good thing' that would guarantee a place in heaven. Ruth stands out as a foretaste of future Gentile conversions (Romans Chapter 11). t��ץ*%P�����$1aV�m��b8G�� )[:Z��%5Z�Z�|`��4�( 0��g$[!���qh�͖6��)�I��+�9��G/�Oz̛reS�&C�'�A�N�F(xd�:�����8��0�xX{�[��PD����v:�U�o�s�����ߓJ5�0�xu[,z�7�oG�%qD�9.���I. endstream endobj startxref It's the little Pharisee in each of us that wants to be seen as something great before man. Date of Writing The book of Ruth follows the book of Judges in our Bibles because its setting was in that time period. What is the hardest part about your job? What application does this word have in the book of Ruth? I like that. a. Naomi had a kinsman: Naomi was related to this man Boaz through her deceased husband, Elimelech. How did the message challenge you? They are the true provision of Jesus that should satisfy us! And of course, never forget that our relationship with the Lord is a love story - the divine romance! The first verse in chapter two says the following: Now there was a wealthy and influential man in Bethlehem named Boaz, who was a relative of Naomi’s husband, Elimelech (Ruth 2:1). In Ruth 2:15-16, Boaz ordered his workers to purposefully drop extra handfuls for Ruth. Spurgeon. Our heroine is a widow who leaves her hometown of Moab to follow her mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [9] ↩  Once heard that 'mercy is not getting what we deserve. 4 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer [] he had mentioned came along. She didn't plant the wheat or play any part in ensuring that there was adequate growth. Then she said, 'I have found favor in your sight, my lord, for you have comforted me and indeed have spoken kindly to your maidservant, though I am not like one of your maidservants.'. Discussion Questions Ruth 2:1-16 1. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. How have you seen the 1. Ruth then, as a gentile, went out to glean and she just happened to do so in the field belonging to Boaz. Beautiful Savior works together with 1,200 churches as part of the WELS. Ruth 2 – Ruth’s Work as a Gleaner A. Ruth gleans in Boaz’s field. [7] ↩  William Newell in his classic on Romans wrote some awesome thoughts concerning grace. Did people notice the difference in you when you first met the Lord that they just had to know what could account for such a change? When Ruth identifies herself as the servant or maid of Boaz, she chooses a different term than the one she employed in verse 13 of chapter 2. Through the incarnation, God became 'a blood relative' and through his death on the cross the price was paid for the redemption of the world! Is this not the result of anyone that truly meets and experiences the Lord Jesus Christ? Why would someone show this much kindness to stranger who is essentially panhandling away his profits? Don't all love stories involve a prince charming? Discuss the environment in Israel during the time the story of Ruth took place. Chapter 2 Discussion Questions study guide by Alexa_Tyrrell includes 13 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. 2:1 And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz. The Galatians did this and caused Paul to write to them saying 'You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you?.. Ruth 1:22 "So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Beth-lehem in the beginning of barley harvest." Ruth Chapter 2 Discussion < Back to Ruth Chapter 2 Enter New Comment . What was Boaz's response to Ruth's approach by grace? Q. [5] ↩  The obvious thing is don't do what Naomi did and go back to the world. (Ver 1.1) In chapter one of Ruth we were introduced to many of the characters of the story of Ruth, but not all. (Deut 25-10) The redeemer had to be a blood relative. [1] ↩  Aren't we fortunate it 'just happened'? What we discover is that Boaz knew all about Ruth and her commitment before she knew anything about him! What were his sons' names? You may expect that God would forgive us our sins and leave it at that, but He went way beyond that giving us full rights as His sons. Leviticus 19:9-10 clearly said that the reapers of the harvest were to leave the corners of the field and the gleanings of the harvest for those in need. Book of Ruth Study (Final Discussion) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 4) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 3) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 2) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 1) The Right To Be a Freemason by Kevin Butterfield; Lodge Affiliation attempts for 2013; Un-affiliated Freemason (part 2) Prince Hall negat... An Un-Affiliated Freemason Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. Ruth 2:14 And at mealtime Boaz said to her, 'Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.' Answer the questions below and then click "OK" to send your answers. Indeed, I have commanded the servants not to touch you. He knew of her heart and the sacrifice she had made to follow Naomi and the Lord. However, her husband died and she became a widow. Did she say 'wow, it's all given to me. 2. The Old Testament law had physical blessing for obedience to the law. As already noted, this is especially important given its Messianic implications. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley. Isn't it refreshing when you see people who are committed and faithful to the Lord, behind the scenes, where no one but the Lord is watching? There is limited biblical and extra biblical evidence for the legal precedence of ancient Israelites regarding the role of the kinsman-redeemer. An easy to follow chapter by chapter study of God's word. 4. What did it mean to spread the corner of your garment over someone? 6. Who was allowed to glean? Naomi eats and wonders where Ruth worked. And then she lost both of her married sons before either had fathered a child. Ruth 2:6 The foreman answered, "She is the Moabitess who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab. And Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, 'It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, lest others fall upon you in another field.' If you’re ready to start a book club , here’s 40 of the best book club questions, for fiction and nonfiction alike. Page #7 Workbook on Joshua and Ruth Assignments on Joshua 2 Please read Joshua 2, then answer the following questions. The Lord also has promised that he will provide our needs with the same condition of looking to Him. Stupidity! Ruth was like this. Chapter two of the book of Ruth begins with a man! According to the Babylonian Talmud of the Jews Samuel the prophet may have been the author of the book of Ruth. This view is shared by many Bible expositors. An author is not mentioned in Ruth. Preferred Bible Version: Search. 5. Scripture passages are provided along with the relevant chapters in the book. It was pure coincidence right? This is one of the two books in the Bible where a _____ is the main character. Discuss how the book of Ruth is different from the book of Judges. Both are found in the book of Mathew. Pauls' conversion is another example (Acts 9:1-8). 2. He is full on persecuting the church when a light from Heaven flashes down and it's Jesus telling Paul to follow Him. Chapter 2 Opening Discussion. Part 2, Chapters 14-17 Chapter 14 1. [6] ↩  Matt 6:31-33 'Do not be anxious then, saying, 'What shall we eat?' What she did was done out of love and devotion and not in trying to make a name for herself. There was a severe famine. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. or 'What shall we drink?' 2 And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. 1. One of his points for 'the proper attitude for those under grace' was - 'To believe, and to consent to be loved while unworthy is the great secret.' Ruth 1 - 4 Questions and Answers Q. 2. [9]  Boaz had gone beyond what was called for by the law and had generously blessed her. Grace puts its hand on the boasting mouth, and shuts it once for all. A moabitis woman became the grandmother of God’s beloved, King,David. [2] ↩  I don't think we are ever going to understand this until we sit at His feet and get Him to explain it. 2. So everyone is miserable and no one has a husband. It just happened! 1. A good picture of our inheritance in Christ, where we shall surely benefit in the age to come because of His work on our behalf. If not, then have you learned to live by grace and seen all that God has graciously provided to us as sons of God? Grand love affairs! In fact, it could be quite dangerous. b. Meeting the one who sees and knows all... Ruth 2:11-13 And Boaz answered and said to her, 'All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know. So let's just pause a while to examine this new character we are now introduced to. We have to hold onto both truths because the Bibles presents both. Pastor Caleb Schoeneck has been serving at Beautiful Savior since 2003. We see in Ruth an example of the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31. What period of time is the book of Ruth set in? In Ruth Chapter 2, Ruth, the widowed daughter-in-law of Naomi, goes to glean barley from the field of Boaz, Naomi’s wealthy kinsman. Read the firstseven verses of Ruth Chapter 2 to answer the following questions: 1. Be sure to scroll down to begin. In Ruth we see a lethal combination. Amazed at Boaz kindness to her, Ruth asks why he had been so kind. They both are true! 10 0 obj <> endobj about the following discussion questions. 4. When Ruth first left Suffolk, she came to New York, working long hours in tedious, even dangerous jobs. The responsibilities of the kinsman redeemer had been clearly defined in God's law and included marrying a childless widow to raise up children in her dead husbands' name. d. Furthermore, Ruth is one of four women mentioned in the genealogy of Christ who were Gentiles (Tamar, Rahab, and Bathsheba being the other three - Matthew 1:3-6). We cannot come to the Lord claiming our rights or presenting our good works as something that he must repay us for. Home >> Bible Studies >> Ruth >> Ruth 2 These small group studies of Ruth contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, teaching points, and applications. In other words he approached Jesus by the law. Only God could make it possible. And your redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.'. The Book of Ruth Introduction. Ruth & Esther Bible Study Discussion-Ruth Chapter 2 0 Why would someone show this much kindness to stranger who is essentially Roy Hession, in his book 'Our nearest kinsman' states three things that were needed for someone to actually become your redeemer. MORE BIBLE STUDIES ON RUTH: RUTH CHAPTER 2 BIBLE STUDY. Yay for family. It's exactly the same for us today. What is the significance of Boaz being a relative of Elimelech? 1. Ruth followed Naomi, for true love, for God, and abandoned everything else. She moves from emptiness to fullness (Ruth 1:21; 3:17; see notes on Ruth 1:1,3,5–6,12,21–22; 3:17; 4:15), from destitution (Ruth 1:1–5) to security and hope (Ruth 4:13–17). Someone who is dedicated and loyal without trying to draw attention to herself, as well as humble and dependent upon grace in her relationship with Boaz. Which of the disciples 'decided' that they would follow Jesus? A. Ruth 1:1 = The time of the Judges Q. 2. Who received the spies and hid them? SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 3 1. or 'With what shall we clothe ourselves?' No, the throne of grace is open and available to those who see that grace is the only way open for them to come. Beautiful Savior works together with 1,200 churches as part of the WELS. It also shows us that it is not necessary to blow our own trumpet before God or man. As a relative he would qualify as a kinsman redeemer (but more on that later...) We are also told that he was a man of great wealth which was a phrase meaning that he possessed the finest of qualities. But after an hour the father went into the boys room and told him he could now come out. Here, in verse 17, we see Ruth's response to the graciousness of Boaz. This chapter also displays the gracious provision and protection that comes from Boaz. Ruth believed in freedom, and education and hard work were paths toward that freedom. Ruth is a _____ woman. 3. Paul writes that we also were 'chosen before the foundation of the world'. C.H. Located in the communities of Bryan, College Station, and Texas A&M University. Firstly he was gracious in pulling out bundles of grain for her to glean in. 3. The last point in this chapter is the even greater position that Boaz gave Ruth. You would call her stubbornly proud at best, mental probably being closer to the truth! The chapter began with the introduction to a man named Boaz. Page #7 Workbook on Joshua and Ruth Assignments on Joshua 2 Please read Joshua 2, then answer the following questions. Chapter 13 11. Ruth 3:1-2 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, 'My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? At the end of the day she was left with an ephah of barley! Previous Next . Her words are loving, kind and respectful, both to Naomi and to Boaz. He has promised to provide our needs physically which is good but God is predominantly interested with inward things, not outward. Chapter 2 Questions. Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, College Station, Texas. I'm a Moabite!' Small Group Discussion Questions Ruth 2:14-23 Week of September 25, 2016 Kindness Reread Ruth 2 14-17 and consider the kindness that Boaz shows Ruth. Quiz on the Book of Ruth. What is a levirate marriage? If you read Esther: A Story of Courage as part of a book club or discussion group, you may want to use some of these questions to guide your discussion. Thousands of fields to choose from and she got lucky. Quiz on the Book of Ruth. What is the story of Ruth and Boaz? Daily Study Questions Day One. But the thing is, the fruit of Ruth's labor couldn't simply be explained in terms of Ruth's diligence. SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 3 1. Naomi’s life had been hard. This little verse does however provide us with the second warning of the chapter. The book opens with Rowan Caine’s desperate plea for help from prison. 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Question of the Week. Chapter 2 opens with an introduction of Boaz to the reader. What I find most beautiful, is how Ruth left the security of her family, and her people 's gods, for Ruth, to help her, but also because Ruth was a follower of the one true God, and Ruth inspired true love, which is what God teaches and nurtures in His followers. 66 0 obj <>stream And also you shall purposely pull out for her some grain from the bundles and leave it that she may glean, and do not rebuke her. God is so good and wonderful. Ten years earlier things got so bad in Bethlehem after a severe famine, that she migrated into enemy territory with her husband and two sons just to survive. I might as well put my feet up for the day and do my gleaning when it is cool at night.' Abundantly more that we could hope or think, Ruth 2:17-19 So she gleaned in the field until evening. A. Ruth 2:2 = As poor people, gleaning the fields after the harvest. Full steam ahead to Downertown. This points to the fact that God would have "all men to be saved and to come unto the knowledge of the truth" (1 Timothy 2:4). C.H. Ruth 2:1-3. How can you be more selfless as a committed friend? 1. .Are you so foolish having begun in the spirit, are you now trying to be perfected by the flesh?' RUTH CHAPTER 3 BIBLE STUDY RUTH CHAPTER 4 BIBLE STUDY. ', By the law Ruth had a right to glean among the corners of the field. You do not have to write in complete sentences, but you should copy and paste the questions. Ruth 2 – Ruth’s Work as a Gleaner A. Ruth gleans in Boaz’s field. (1) Naomi’s kinsman: Boaz. Ok, I'm sure you, like me, have no idea how much an ephah is, so I looked it up and its 22 litres. Ruth 2:21-23 Then Ruth the Moabitess said, 'Furthermore, he said to me, 'You should stay close to my servants until they have finished all my harvest.'' Please feel free to copy the questions and answers for easier or further study. What task did Joshua assign to two men – 2:1 (see map)? What did Israelites do as a result? 2) Read about the fruits of the Holy Spirit in Galatians Chapter 5. 3. What is something you learned in last weekend’s message? Share this page on: Find Out How to... Navigation Statement of Faith The Gospel Crucial Questions Content Index Top 20 Questions International. Her mother-in-law then said to her, 'Where did you glean today and where did you work? Adventure! 1. 'And now is not Boaz our kinsman, with whose maids you were? It is unlikely that it was written before the time of David (cp. What does "Boaz" mean? %%EOF We don’t know exactly how he was related, but he was. 42 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<4A9637A05E051147AF8C749F4DB7B9C3>]/Index[10 57]/Info 9 0 R/Length 139/Prev 206065/Root 11 0 R/Size 67/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream Describe some instances of her rudeness, and discuss Kathy’s reaction to Ruth’s behavior. Among other things, this Bible study lesson on Ruth chapter 2 will focus on: Ruth 2:1 Now Naomi had a kinsman of her husband, a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. In chapter 2, the term for maid (or handmaid or maidservant) is one that speaks of a very lowly maid, which is exactly Ruth’s point. That kind of thing. a. Naomi had a kinsman: Naomi was related to this man Boaz through her deceased husband, Elimelech. He walked into their life, said 'come and follow me' and they dropped what they were doing and left! What kind of person does she look to find? Discussion Questions: Read Judges: 2:11-12; 2:16-19; 21:25. Boaz said, “Come over here, my friend, and sit down.” So he went over and sat down. Would they take on the responsibility that came with being the redeemer? In the story, we see that Jesus was descended from both _____ and _____. And through humility and dependence, Ruth begins to grow in grace. I think not! Give an example of a time when God provided extra handfuls in your life. Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. So why was Boaz so kind? How does she respond to Chrissie and Rodney’s question about Hailsham students, and why do you think she acts this way? Subscribe to our Question of the Week Get our Questions of the Week delivered right to your inbox! Who was Ruth in the Bible? Nearly everything was outward. She was amazed. The story of Boaz and Ruth is a type of Christ and His Bride. Ruth was faithful in this and may our testimony, like hers, be of the man that has caused all this to happen. (1) Naomi’s kinsman: Boaz. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. Discuss Ruth’s behavior in this chapter. Ruth chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. Well of course it does! 4. Has what you have received from the Lord been so obvious that others just have to know where you got it? You might expect that because of his mercy God would find a way to forgive us, but through the cross He goes way beyond that and gives us a gift of righteousness. But Ruth had no reason to fear with Boaz. Name the Gentile women found in the line of Christ. 'May the Lord reward your work, and your wages be full from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge.' He came by the law so Jesus answered him by the law and gave him the commandments. So she told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked and said, 'The name of the man with whom I worked today is Boaz.'. See if you can set a high score! Describe how she hid the spies – 2:6. 2. Who received the spies and hid them? What command did the king of Jericho give her – 2:2,3? He is described as “a worthy man, of the clan of Elimelech.” Why do you think the author begins the chapter this way? No wonder Naomi was surprised and had to know where she had got this! 1. Bible Study: Book of Ruth Chapter 2. So she stayed close by the maids of Boaz in order to glean until the end of the barley harvest and the wheat harvest. RUTH GLEANS IN THE FIELD OF BOAZ. He was important because of who came out of his lineage. What is something you learned in last weekend’s message? How did the message challenge you? Ruth 3:1-2 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, 'My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? 3. Who do many believe penned the book of Ruth? (John 6:44). SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 2:1-23 1. I just do not get it! What made Boaz interested in Ruth? Precisely how the ancient reader understood the role is not clear but it was obviously not as ambiguous as it is for today's reader. Ruth comes back home that evening with a boatload of barley. Even within your relationship with the Lord we can still wander into other 'religious' fields which are not fields of grace as we have seen here and fields that do not have merciful owners! The Lords grace is the only way in which we can come. This is a self-test on the Book of Ruth. I will not normally repeat myself so if you missed it, you just missed it. Pastor Caleb Schoeneck has been serving at Beautiful Savior since 2003. Ok, so God would have found another way... anyway, the point is this - Ruth probably got up in the morning, thanked God for His guidance and protection, and wandered off down the road. I mean, if it hadn't just happened then you could call off the wise men and the shepherds 1100 years later cause there would not have been baby Jesus as He was a descendant of Ruth and Boaz. If you received this letter as Mr. Wrexham, would you keep reading? Song of Solomon’s themes are universal, but almost all of its characters are black.We rarely meet any white characters, but we know that an oppressive white world exists just outside the black world. And I still don't know entirely why! You've seen what you are like in your own nature, yet you still find yourself blessed by God. Those who are saved in this age are used as an example of God's amazing grace even in the ages to come! The word relative here is from the Hebrew word geol, meaning 'kinsman-redeemer'. The few times that white characters do enter the novel, the consequences are immediate and devastating. "The LORD bless you," they replied. This again pictures the Lord Jesus who knew all that we are even before we have begun to know him. The Book of Ruth Discussion Questions Week 1 Day 1 What is your first overall impression from reading through the book of Ruth? Secondly they needed the ability to redeem. Here we see the need for Jesus to be born on earth, being made in the likeness of man (Phil 2:7) so that he could qualify as our redeemer. What signs of hope do you see as this chapter opens? 'Whose field were you in?' The example is given of a father wanting to teach his son about the grace and mercy of God. I can’t leave-out Naomi either. 3. The Book of Ruth Chapter 2. And they said to him, 'May the Lord bless you.' And she said to her, 'Go, my daughter.' When you are thirsty, go to the water jars and drink from what the servants draw.'. What do you think is significant about Boaz inviting Ruth to eat and dip bread with him at his table? Not before God because he is already entirely aware of all that we do and will reward us appropriately; or before man because it's not likely that he's at all interested! H… Did she take his grace for granted? What are some ways in which Boaz’s character is shown in this passage? Amazing! Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, College Station, Texas. 4:17). Firstly the rich young ruler in Matt 19:16-26. Heb 12:2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, Ruth Chapter 1 Bible Study: Counting the Cost, Ruth Chapter 2 Bible Study: Growing in Grace, Ruth Chapter 3 Bible Study: Rewards through Refining, Ruth Chapter 4 Bible Study: Fruits of Freedom, How to live with the Lord's grace as your foundation, The one requirement for the protection and provision of God, The type of character that pleases the Lord. Could they pay the price? A. Ruth 2:8 = Ruth's kindness toward her mother-in … Ruth Chapter 1 Questions. In addition to being devoted to her family (Ruth 1:15-18; Proverbs 31:10-12) and faithfully dependent upon God (Ruth 2:12; Proverbs 31:30), we see in Ruth a woman of godly speech. Boaz's kindness became her motivation. In the message, Derek describes a righteousness that is more active than passive. Was the promised land in trouble? So is Boaz keen or what? These questions are listed in reverse order with the beginning chapters showing at the bottom. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. She also took it out and gave Naomi what she had left after she was satisfied. Firstly they needed to have the right to redeem and as has been previously mentioned this was given to the closest relative. God does not reject anyone. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter. 1. And finally, and thankfully, he was willing to redeem even though it meant going to the cross. Well, in the natural it was probably because he was pretty keen on Ruth! 1) When Ruth goes out to glean, who does she say she will follow? He had the right to redeem as our relative, becoming flesh and blood as we are. Is there anything she could say that would persuade you to represent her? Jesus Christ more than adequately looked after all three requirements! Boaz arrives from Bethlehem, sees the reapers in his field and blesses them. I’ve found that the best book club discussion questions are ones that are open-ended and that get people to share their personal opinions. by Ruth Ware. [8], Ruth 2:15-16 When she rose to glean, Boaz commanded his servants, saying, 'Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not insult her.' Ivy Johnson . A righteousness that seeks to do right for others, especially those who are facing injustice. But Ruth was single-minded and dedicated - firstly to Naomi and her God, but soon she would show that same dedication to Boaz. What the Lord gives us is obviously for our benefit, but he also wants us to be able to share that with others for the edification of all. He was a kinsman of Naomi’s late husband Elimelech. Letting him off his punishment was mercy, but the ice cream was definitely grace! Told you it was loose - but it's good! Whoseidea was it to glean (gather) grain in the fields? 5. Consider the circumstances and decisions made that lead to their condition in this section. Field of Gleans. 2. endstream endobj 11 0 obj <> endobj 12 0 obj <> endobj 13 0 obj <>stream This would be enough to feed both herself and Naomi for about 10 days. A. Ruth 2:3 = She happened to be gleaning in his field. In the message, Derek describes a righteousness that is more active than passive. [6]  Naomi had to learn this lesson the hard way down in Moab earlier when she had doubted the provision of God and wandered off, back to the world. 2. . He thought he could do some 'good thing' that would guarantee a place in heaven. Ruth stands out as a foretaste of future Gentile conversions (Romans Chapter 11). t��ץ*%P�����$1aV�m��b8G�� )[:Z��%5Z�Z�|`��4�( 0��g$[!���qh�͖6��)�I��+�9��G/�Oz̛reS�&C�'�A�N�F(xd�:�����8��0�xX{�[��PD����v:�U�o�s�����ߓJ5�0�xu[,z�7�oG�%qD�9.���I. endstream endobj startxref It's the little Pharisee in each of us that wants to be seen as something great before man. Date of Writing The book of Ruth follows the book of Judges in our Bibles because its setting was in that time period. What is the hardest part about your job? What application does this word have in the book of Ruth? I like that. a. Naomi had a kinsman: Naomi was related to this man Boaz through her deceased husband, Elimelech. How did the message challenge you? They are the true provision of Jesus that should satisfy us! And of course, never forget that our relationship with the Lord is a love story - the divine romance! The first verse in chapter two says the following: Now there was a wealthy and influential man in Bethlehem named Boaz, who was a relative of Naomi’s husband, Elimelech (Ruth 2:1). In Ruth 2:15-16, Boaz ordered his workers to purposefully drop extra handfuls for Ruth. Spurgeon. Our heroine is a widow who leaves her hometown of Moab to follow her mother-in-law to Bethlehem. [9] ↩  Once heard that 'mercy is not getting what we deserve. 4 Meanwhile Boaz went up to the town gate and sat down there just as the guardian-redeemer [] he had mentioned came along. She didn't plant the wheat or play any part in ensuring that there was adequate growth. Then she said, 'I have found favor in your sight, my lord, for you have comforted me and indeed have spoken kindly to your maidservant, though I am not like one of your maidservants.'. Discussion Questions Ruth 2:1-16 1. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the Bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website www.DoingGood.org. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. How have you seen the 1. Ruth then, as a gentile, went out to glean and she just happened to do so in the field belonging to Boaz. Beautiful Savior works together with 1,200 churches as part of the WELS. Ruth 2 – Ruth’s Work as a Gleaner A. Ruth gleans in Boaz’s field. [7] ↩  William Newell in his classic on Romans wrote some awesome thoughts concerning grace. Did people notice the difference in you when you first met the Lord that they just had to know what could account for such a change? When Ruth identifies herself as the servant or maid of Boaz, she chooses a different term than the one she employed in verse 13 of chapter 2. Through the incarnation, God became 'a blood relative' and through his death on the cross the price was paid for the redemption of the world! Is this not the result of anyone that truly meets and experiences the Lord Jesus Christ? Why would someone show this much kindness to stranger who is essentially panhandling away his profits? Don't all love stories involve a prince charming? Discuss the environment in Israel during the time the story of Ruth took place. Chapter 2 Discussion Questions study guide by Alexa_Tyrrell includes 13 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. 2:1 And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz. The Galatians did this and caused Paul to write to them saying 'You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you?.. Ruth 1:22 "So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Beth-lehem in the beginning of barley harvest." Ruth Chapter 2 Discussion < Back to Ruth Chapter 2 Enter New Comment . What was Boaz's response to Ruth's approach by grace? Q. [5] ↩  The obvious thing is don't do what Naomi did and go back to the world. (Ver 1.1) In chapter one of Ruth we were introduced to many of the characters of the story of Ruth, but not all. (Deut 25-10) The redeemer had to be a blood relative. [1] ↩  Aren't we fortunate it 'just happened'? What we discover is that Boaz knew all about Ruth and her commitment before she knew anything about him! What were his sons' names? You may expect that God would forgive us our sins and leave it at that, but He went way beyond that giving us full rights as His sons. Leviticus 19:9-10 clearly said that the reapers of the harvest were to leave the corners of the field and the gleanings of the harvest for those in need. Book of Ruth Study (Final Discussion) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 4) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 3) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 2) Book of Ruth Study (Chapter 1) The Right To Be a Freemason by Kevin Butterfield; Lodge Affiliation attempts for 2013; Un-affiliated Freemason (part 2) Prince Hall negat... An Un-Affiliated Freemason Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. Ruth 2:14 And at mealtime Boaz said to her, 'Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar.' Answer the questions below and then click "OK" to send your answers. Indeed, I have commanded the servants not to touch you. He knew of her heart and the sacrifice she had made to follow Naomi and the Lord. However, her husband died and she became a widow. Did she say 'wow, it's all given to me. 2. The Old Testament law had physical blessing for obedience to the law. As already noted, this is especially important given its Messianic implications. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley. Isn't it refreshing when you see people who are committed and faithful to the Lord, behind the scenes, where no one but the Lord is watching? There is limited biblical and extra biblical evidence for the legal precedence of ancient Israelites regarding the role of the kinsman-redeemer. An easy to follow chapter by chapter study of God's word. 4. What did it mean to spread the corner of your garment over someone? 6. Who was allowed to glean? Naomi eats and wonders where Ruth worked. And then she lost both of her married sons before either had fathered a child. Ruth 2:6 The foreman answered, "She is the Moabitess who returned with Naomi from the land of Moab. And Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, 'It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maids, lest others fall upon you in another field.' If you’re ready to start a book club , here’s 40 of the best book club questions, for fiction and nonfiction alike. Page #7 Workbook on Joshua and Ruth Assignments on Joshua 2 Please read Joshua 2, then answer the following questions. The Lord also has promised that he will provide our needs with the same condition of looking to Him. Stupidity! Ruth was like this. Chapter two of the book of Ruth begins with a man! According to the Babylonian Talmud of the Jews Samuel the prophet may have been the author of the book of Ruth. This view is shared by many Bible expositors. An author is not mentioned in Ruth. Preferred Bible Version: Search. 5. Scripture passages are provided along with the relevant chapters in the book. It was pure coincidence right? This is one of the two books in the Bible where a _____ is the main character. Discuss how the book of Ruth is different from the book of Judges. Both are found in the book of Mathew. Pauls' conversion is another example (Acts 9:1-8). 2. He is full on persecuting the church when a light from Heaven flashes down and it's Jesus telling Paul to follow Him. Chapter 2 Opening Discussion. Part 2, Chapters 14-17 Chapter 14 1. [6] ↩  Matt 6:31-33 'Do not be anxious then, saying, 'What shall we eat?' What she did was done out of love and devotion and not in trying to make a name for herself. There was a severe famine. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. or 'What shall we drink?' 2 And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. 1. One of his points for 'the proper attitude for those under grace' was - 'To believe, and to consent to be loved while unworthy is the great secret.' Ruth 1 - 4 Questions and Answers Q. 2. [9]  Boaz had gone beyond what was called for by the law and had generously blessed her. Grace puts its hand on the boasting mouth, and shuts it once for all. A moabitis woman became the grandmother of God’s beloved, King,David. [2] ↩  I don't think we are ever going to understand this until we sit at His feet and get Him to explain it. 2. So everyone is miserable and no one has a husband. It just happened! 1. A good picture of our inheritance in Christ, where we shall surely benefit in the age to come because of His work on our behalf. If not, then have you learned to live by grace and seen all that God has graciously provided to us as sons of God? Grand love affairs! In fact, it could be quite dangerous. b. Meeting the one who sees and knows all... Ruth 2:11-13 And Boaz answered and said to her, 'All that you have done for your mother-in-law after the death of your husband has been fully reported to me, and how you left your father and your mother and the land of your birth, and came to a people that you did not previously know. So let's just pause a while to examine this new character we are now introduced to. We have to hold onto both truths because the Bibles presents both. Pastor Caleb Schoeneck has been serving at Beautiful Savior since 2003. We see in Ruth an example of the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31. What period of time is the book of Ruth set in? In Ruth Chapter 2, Ruth, the widowed daughter-in-law of Naomi, goes to glean barley from the field of Boaz, Naomi’s wealthy kinsman. Read the firstseven verses of Ruth Chapter 2 to answer the following questions: 1. Be sure to scroll down to begin. In Ruth we see a lethal combination. Amazed at Boaz kindness to her, Ruth asks why he had been so kind. They both are true! 10 0 obj <> endobj about the following discussion questions. 4. When Ruth first left Suffolk, she came to New York, working long hours in tedious, even dangerous jobs. The responsibilities of the kinsman redeemer had been clearly defined in God's law and included marrying a childless widow to raise up children in her dead husbands' name. d. Furthermore, Ruth is one of four women mentioned in the genealogy of Christ who were Gentiles (Tamar, Rahab, and Bathsheba being the other three - Matthew 1:3-6). We cannot come to the Lord claiming our rights or presenting our good works as something that he must repay us for. Home >> Bible Studies >> Ruth >> Ruth 2 These small group studies of Ruth contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, teaching points, and applications. In other words he approached Jesus by the law. Only God could make it possible. And your redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.'. The Book of Ruth Introduction. Ruth & Esther Bible Study Discussion-Ruth Chapter 2 0 Why would someone show this much kindness to stranger who is essentially Roy Hession, in his book 'Our nearest kinsman' states three things that were needed for someone to actually become your redeemer. MORE BIBLE STUDIES ON RUTH: RUTH CHAPTER 2 BIBLE STUDY. Yay for family. It's exactly the same for us today. What is the significance of Boaz being a relative of Elimelech? 1. Ruth followed Naomi, for true love, for God, and abandoned everything else. She moves from emptiness to fullness (Ruth 1:21; 3:17; see notes on Ruth 1:1,3,5–6,12,21–22; 3:17; 4:15), from destitution (Ruth 1:1–5) to security and hope (Ruth 4:13–17). Someone who is dedicated and loyal without trying to draw attention to herself, as well as humble and dependent upon grace in her relationship with Boaz. Which of the disciples 'decided' that they would follow Jesus? A. Ruth 1:1 = The time of the Judges Q. 2. Who received the spies and hid them? SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 3 1. or 'With what shall we clothe ourselves?' No, the throne of grace is open and available to those who see that grace is the only way open for them to come. Beautiful Savior works together with 1,200 churches as part of the WELS. It also shows us that it is not necessary to blow our own trumpet before God or man. As a relative he would qualify as a kinsman redeemer (but more on that later...) We are also told that he was a man of great wealth which was a phrase meaning that he possessed the finest of qualities. But after an hour the father went into the boys room and told him he could now come out. Here, in verse 17, we see Ruth's response to the graciousness of Boaz. This chapter also displays the gracious provision and protection that comes from Boaz. Ruth believed in freedom, and education and hard work were paths toward that freedom. Ruth is a _____ woman. 3. Paul writes that we also were 'chosen before the foundation of the world'. C.H. Located in the communities of Bryan, College Station, and Texas A&M University. Firstly he was gracious in pulling out bundles of grain for her to glean in. 3. The last point in this chapter is the even greater position that Boaz gave Ruth. You would call her stubbornly proud at best, mental probably being closer to the truth! The chapter began with the introduction to a man named Boaz. Page #7 Workbook on Joshua and Ruth Assignments on Joshua 2 Please read Joshua 2, then answer the following questions. Chapter 13 11. Ruth 3:1-2 Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, 'My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? At the end of the day she was left with an ephah of barley! Previous Next . Her words are loving, kind and respectful, both to Naomi and to Boaz. He has promised to provide our needs physically which is good but God is predominantly interested with inward things, not outward. Chapter 2 Questions. Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, College Station, Texas. I'm a Moabite!' Small Group Discussion Questions Ruth 2:14-23 Week of September 25, 2016 Kindness Reread Ruth 2 14-17 and consider the kindness that Boaz shows Ruth. Quiz on the Book of Ruth. What is a levirate marriage? If you read Esther: A Story of Courage as part of a book club or discussion group, you may want to use some of these questions to guide your discussion. Thousands of fields to choose from and she got lucky. Quiz on the Book of Ruth. What is the story of Ruth and Boaz? Daily Study Questions Day One. But the thing is, the fruit of Ruth's labor couldn't simply be explained in terms of Ruth's diligence. SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Ruth Chapter 3 1. Naomi’s life had been hard. This little verse does however provide us with the second warning of the chapter. The book opens with Rowan Caine’s desperate plea for help from prison. 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