Ruth proved her loyalty to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and to God by returning with Naomi to the land of Israel. God rewarded Ruth’s faithfulness by providing a redeemer, Boaz, who married Ruth and took care of her and Naomi. Boaz’s redemption of Ruth is a picture of Jesus’ redemption of sinners.
Key Passages: Ruth 1:16–17, 4:13–14
Memory Verse: 1 John 1:8–9