Ruth : From Emptiness to Fullness. “ In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land ” (1.1). 1 st Journey.
A certain man of ___________ in Judah went to live in the country of __________, he and his wife and two sons. The name of the man was _________ and the name of his wife ___________, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion . . . (1.1)
“At mealtime Boaz said to her, ‘Come here, and eat some of this bread, and dip your morsel in the sour wine.’ So she sat beside the reapers, and he heaped up for her some parched grain. She ate until she was satisfied, and she had some left over” (2.14).
Then Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, “Blessed be he by the Lord, whose kindness (hesed) has not forsaken the living or the dead!” (2.20a)
Deut 25:5-6; 32.11;
Psalms 17.8; 36.7; 57.1; 61.4; 91.4