In this course you will be guided by Leslie Garcia through one of the Bible’s most popular love stories. The story of Ruth is filled with the drama of a young widow who leaves her homeland to follow after her mother-in-law, Naomi. Through God’s providence and provision, Ruth’s acts of kindness and loyalty are rewarded by meeting her future husband. But the plot thickens as Leslie reveals how the Jewish customs require that she is “redeemed” by a member of her late husband’s family. In steps Boaz who becomes her “Kinsman Redeemer.” The Book of Ruth foreshadows the coming Messiah when she, a Moabite widow, becomes the great grandmother of King David.
Course Table of Contents
Introductions Are in Order1 Chapters
Act One2 Chapters
Act Two4 Chapters
Act Three2 Chapters
Act Four2 Chapters
Next Steps and a Heart-Felt Farewell1 Chapters
What You'll Learn
- How the Book of Ruth Foreshadows the Redemption Story of Messiah Jesus
- How the Providence and Provision of God Is Rewarded by Our Acts of Kindness and Loyalty
The Book of Ruth
Leslie Garcia brings to this course a fresh perspective on one of the Bible’s most endearing characters in the Bible. Although the Old Testament book of Ruth is only 4 chapters, Leslie walks you through every verse and unpacks the rich context that makes this Bible story a major key to understanding God’s love and redemption for all people.
About the Guide
Leslie K. Garcia is a second-year student at Dallas Theological Seminary where she is pursuing a Masters in Theology.