So she lay at his feet until morning and rose before one could recognize another; and he said, 'Let it not be known that the woman came to the threshing floor. (1-2a) Security for Ruth through a kinsman. As we go on in our Christian life, there are times also when we must also be found at the threshing floor  , where he is  . So spread your covering over your maid, for you are a close relative.' 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? But Naomi had a greater vision for Ruth. 1. Will he redeem me? Audio. So would laying her life and hopes at Boaz's feet pay off? And this expectation of a king over Israel wasn’t new to the book of Judges or the book of Ruth. RUTH CHAPTER 3 SUMMARY. Then she said, 'Wait, my daughter, until you know how the matter turns out; for the man will not rest until he has settled it today.'. The picture couldn't be any clearer for us. Our story thus far – our Heroines Naomi and Ruth have returned to Israel from the distant land of Moab. It's been speculated that this language was understood to mean that Ruth was to uncover his genitals for a sexual encounter. Let’s pick up in our “second story” again within the book of Ruth . Likewise why did Jesus have to be where he was when he said 'If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am my servant will be also... Now my soul has become troubled; and what shall I say 'Father save me from this hour?' But what a difference a few chapters makes. EQOT020 Lesson 4 Quiz. The book of Ruth is the story of Ruth and Naomi. 7. Now what about you? Doing the right thing isn’t always easy. He asks who she is and she tells him and asks him to be their family redeemer and take her under his wing. Here, after being at the threshing floor, Boaz gives Ruth a gift of six measures, which according to the Bible Knowledge Commentary was six seahs or 46 litres! (Rth 3:10-11) Boaz's response. Then, I would ask you to read Ezekiel Chapter 16:1‐14. You've got to be kidding? Or how has your extended family helped you overcome hardships or tough times? It is a song of thanksgiving in the midst of the trial that benefits us so much more than endless moaning to the Lord. We have seen the commitment of Ruth in her determination to follow the true God. Ruth Genealogy Activity. So she held it, and he measured six measures of barley and laid it on her. ', Boaz, like the Lord Jesus Christ, is willing to redeem her but there is a closer relative than Boaz! Ruth 3 . Lessons Ruth 2016 - Lesson 3C 09.05.2016. Ruth 3:9-12 And he said, 'Who are you?' Together they represent Israel and the Church . This lesson focuses on the fact that as she chose to follow God, and because of that she was never alone and became a part of Jesus' earthly family's ancestry. EQOT020 Lesson 3 Quiz. Chapter 3 starts then with the next step in drawing closer to the Lord. , Ruth 3:15-18 Again he said, 'Give me the cloak that is on you and hold it.' But this chapter doesn't leave us there, as it also shows us the rest and fruit that is produced in such a time. After a long break, we’re ready to start back in our study of Ruth, picking up again in chapter 3. So grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and lets dig deep into the first chapter of Ruth. The best thing they could have done would have been to sleep as well! Ruth boldly, yet humbly and properly, sought her rights. Maybe it means coming and acknowledging to the Lord that you have been a failure as a Christian, a failure as a husband, or a failure as a mother. But it always starts by laying yourself down in humility at His feet. Why? See what happens when Ruth waits in the shadows and then makes her move in the dark of night. Pin for later… *As an Amazon Associate I earn a small amount on qualifying purchases. She was kind always sharing with others what she received. For example, it may have been that she was wearing the traditional clothes of a widow previously which may have deterred Boaz. But for now what is important is the Lord's response to someone trusting and looking to Him. Ruth 4:3-4 Then he said to the closest relative, 'Naomi, who has come back from the land of Moab, has to sell the piece of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech. 3) Put on your best clothes - speaks of a righteous life. Ruth, Chapter 4 – Part 2. Ruth 3:12-14 'And now it is true I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I. 4. Who were the three people who knew of Ruth being at the threshing floor and why was it necessary that only they know of her presence? The middle of the night! 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. She could see something better for Ruth than just being a worker in Boaz's field. And when God makes a 'somebody', He always starts with nobodies!  ↩ One of my favourite passages in the Old Testament that shows the rest in the face of disaster is in 2 Chronicles 20. It's because Ruth has laid her life down at Boaz' feet and has submitted herself to his will. 11. In essence, she told her to let him know you’re interested (eyebrows flaring up and down). He goes out against the enemy army with his singers and worshippers first! Unsure of how events would transpire, Ruth followed Naomi's advice and went down to the threshing floor. It's life out of death and rewards out of refining. In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls. «Previous Chapter Next Chapter» Ruth 3 (King James Version) 1 Then Naomi her mother in law said unto her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee? It is a time of testing and refining, and just as the threshing floor was used to separate the true grain from the chaff so these times in our life are used to refine and purify our faith in Him. Ruth waits for Boaz to finish drinking and eating and then lays at his feet; 8-9 Its midnight and Boaz wakes to Ruth at his feet. 9. But there was sweet providence as well.  ↩ This reminds me of the attitude Esther took in going before the King - an act which was not lawful (Esther 4:16) She had to bring herself to the place where, having committed it to God, she steps out in faith stating 'If I perish, I perish'. Previous Lessons: 1, 2 Ruth 2. Let me start by reminding everyone where we left off. Lessons Ruth 2016 - Lesson 3B 08.29.2016. Based on your reading of the text, does this seem probable? That is the condition for that type of response. No, he wasn't speaking about a physical location but a place in his life. But He isn't, and there will always come a time when Boaz awakes and though it takes longer usually than we would like, there will always come the time when God hears and acts on your cry. But right when the tragedy of Ruth's widowhood seems to be resolved into a beautiful love story, a big Blue Ridge boulder rolls out onto the state road of Ruth's life. Have you found that in your own life?  She had to rest on the threshing floor knowing that Boaz would look after her! 2. Probably heaps more but I'm getting tired. What about Boaz, do you think he slept well and what might he have been thinking? In fact, what But it wasn't going to be easy and would involve Ruth placing herself at the feet of Boaz, totally reliant upon his will. 2) Anoint yourself - always speaks of the enabling of the Holy Spirit. This Bible study lesson from Ruth chapter three takes us into the next stage of our Christian lives. Lesson Content 0% Complete 0/6 Steps Ruth, Chapter 4 – Part 1. 'Tis a mystery but we will have to save that for chapter four. This is at no cost to you, but it helps to keep my blog ministry flourishing and allows me to be generous to others . You're going through a time of testing and all you can do is throw yourself down at the Lords feet not really knowing what will happen next? Bible: Ruth 1:3-18. Ruth 3:3 'Wash yourself therefore, and anoint yourself and put on your best clothes, and go down to the threshing floor; but do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.'. Three things are given for Ruth to do - wash herself, anoint herself, and put on her best clothes! Jerusalem? Sorry, it's not a magic formula. When God creates, He starts with nothing, and creates something. It would have been a long wait for Ruth, believe me! Behold, he winnows barley at the threshing floor tonight. 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, The process the Lord uses in bringing us closer to Himself, Where fruit and growth in your Christian character comes from. Journal – Ruth Chapter 4. It’s All About Jesus. How have you helped your extended family? So where was Jesus at this point because it is the place he said we would be also? However, as Professor Robert … This particular lesson will start with an examination of parallels between these two passages in the Old Testament. Come with me as we delve into the study of the book of Ruth with the help of the Holy Spirit.Write me at email@example.com 1) When you read the beginning of Ruth Chapter 3 and Ezekiel Chapter 16, To lie down at someone’s feet would be to take the position of a servant, waiting for the command of the master (something Ruth references later). Or how has your extended family helped you overcome hardships or tough times. Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. The disciples were frantic but Jesus kept on sleeping. If so, have you laid the result before Jesus and rested at His feet? Pay off that is. … Does it not also please the Lord Jesus when we choose to seek after Him instead of wealth or other worldly pleasures? Doing the Right Thing Often Takes Great Sacrifice. Notice also that the threshing floor, the place of trial that refines our faith, is down! Ruth was getting good advise from her Mother-in-law here! Introducing the 'mystery' closer relative! We have seen the commitment of Ruth in her determination to follow the true God. Please read The Book of Ruth, Chapter 3. When Boaz had eaten and drunk and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came secretly, and uncovered his feet and lay down. One widow is Jewish, one is Gentile. Which is exactly what Jesus meant by 'ask in my name' - it means to ask in accordance with His desires and His will. 1Then Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, shall I not seek security for you, that it may be well with you? We have also seen her grow in her relationship with Boaz, consistently relying upon his grace. Lesson 4 Readings . The famine broke in Judah and Naomi could go home. The book of Ruth, as we know it a short four-chapter book about a Jewish woman and her daughter in law who return to live in the land of Israel after the men in that family died. Have you washed yourself in the word and allowed the Lord Jesus Christ to speak those words 'Do not fear!' How many times is Ruth referred to as "my daughter" in this chapter and who is using this term of endearment? 3.  ↩ There is only one thing that prevents us from entering into the rest and that is unbelief. Conclusions and Beginnings 6 Topics | 1 Quiz Expand. CHAPTER 3 Ruth 3:1-13. If Boaz is a picture of Jesus Christ and Ruth is a picture of His gentile bride then we should look at what in Ruth pleases Boaz so much that he would call her a 'woman of excellence'? Do you think she was able to sleep well? – In chapter 1 Naomi concluded that if Ruth returned with her she would no chance for ever getting married. It seems that a verse like this is ripped out of context so much and not weighed up with other verses that show the need to pray in accordance with the will of God.  ↩ Why did Boaz have to be down there? Many have studied three texts (Genesis 38; Leviticus 25:25-34; and Deuteronomy 25:5-10) to develop an understanding of the role. Now Boaz, whose young women you were with, is he not our relative?” a. In verse 9, Ruth basically proposes a marriage to Boaz (compare Ezekiel 16:8 and Malachi 2:16). The rest! We’re following the story of two widows seeking rest in the land of Israel. Notice also that he said 'I will do whatever you ask... for you are a woman of excellence.' Lesson (Ruth 3-4) Helping Others in the Story of Ruth February 18, 2019 by Kristin Schmidt Sometimes Biblical stories just get a bad rap…young and old alike want to hit the snooze button just looking at the Word of God. This is where he said we had to be as well. There is limited biblical and extra biblical evidence for the legal precedence of ancient Israelites regarding the role of the kinsman-redeemer. Before we do I’d like to review a bit and get our bearings because we’re about to enter into the 2nd great theological principle demonstrated by Ruth, the principle of the role of the Kinsman Redeemer in God’s plan of redemption for the world. We pray this Bible study of Ruth is a blessing to you. 10. Copyright © 2006 - 2017 All rights reserved. But if it dies it will bear much fruit. She was also teachable, following Naomi's instructions even if it meant stepping out in faith and putting herself on the line. In times of testing the word of God is a light unto our path, giving us hope to persevere. “He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” ~ Colossians 1:17. ', You bet it would! (John 12:23-27). We have also seen her grow in her relationship with Boaz, consistently relying upon his grace. 3. And now, my daughter, do not fear. Lesson 3: Chapters 3:6-4:22 Boaz Becomes Ruth's Blood Redeemer • Previous • Ruth Lessons List. She worked hard in the fields yet was always humble and came to Boaz by grace. And that is what His disciples then, and His disciples now, have to learn. We may not like it but it is true. 'Anyone can sing in the day. Now Naomi starts to take initiative. He was contemplating the cross and the enormity of what that meant. To us it seems like a huge risk but to the Lord it is the very place He wants us to be. It is human nature to look at the bad side of things. 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. What exactly did Naomi instruct Ruth to do in the beginning of Chapter 3? into your life? May we like Ruth, desire to go deeper, learning to rest and lay all at the feet of Jesus. Small Group Publishing Company LLC. This is only possible to the extent that we've got the first two tasks in place. Well, to rest as much as possible and worry as least as possible. Ruth herself is a foreigner, who'll marry an Israelite in the next chapter. In any regard, do you think the man should propose a marriage, or do you think it's OK for a woman to do so? But if he does not wish to redeem you, then I will redeem you, as the Lord lives. How have you helped your extended family? Finally, what about Naomi, do you think she slept well that night? Professor Hubbard reminds us that the ancient Hebrew legal system reflected their strong obligation to, and protection of, their fundamental value system. EQ020 – Lesson 4. Then she went into the city.  ↩ Don't you hate it when prosperity teachers take a promise like 'If you ask me anything in my name I will do it' and use it to say that if we had faith then Jesus would give us everything we want blah blah blah! What does the Lord get him to do? And she told her all that the man had done for her. Yet there are so many amazing stories, more thrilling than an action movie and more dramatic than the steamiest soap opera. 8. Her entire outlook was gloomy and full of despair. Ruth 3:4-5 'And it shall be when he lies down, that you shall notice the place where he lies, and you shall go and uncover his feet and lie down; then he will tell you what you shall do.' She could demand his protection under the law, but … Ruth- Lesson 3. Ruth, Boaz & Naomi Bible Lesson "I am Christ's" - 3rd in the "I am Incredible" Identity Series. Ruth 3 – Ruth Makes an Appeal A. Naomi’s instructions to Ruth. I once read a quote that said you can test whether you love God by whether you seek after Him or His gifts. We know that Ruth was dedicated and committed in what she did, willing to leave her life in Moab behind to follow the true God. Each of these acts are quite common in the Old Testament and each is interpreted for us in the New Testament. Behold, he winnoweth barley to night in the threshingfloor. What might she have been thinking? There are so many lessons we can learn from the story of Ruth. I mean, it probably doesn't sound long for us, but here was Ruth, laying at Boaz's feet, thinking 'will He marry me? It means examining ourselves by the word and allowing it to govern our attitudes, motives and desires. 5. Create a Devotion – Ruth Chapter 4. Lesson 6 - Chapter 3 We finished up Ruth chapter 2 last week and we’ll study chapter 3 this week. In this third lesson on the Book of Ruth we see the plan of Naomi. 2. Not only did she show commitment to Naomi but also she had now shown that same commitment to Boaz. As a Christian grows, their faith has got to be tried and refined. In chapter 3 Naomi and Ruth make a risky move in the middle of the night. Boaz was pleased with Ruth's choice and responds by the same words that Jesus said more than any other - 'do not fear!' 'And now is not Boaz our kinsman, with whose maids you were? 1) Wash yourself - is being washed with the water of the word as Eph 5:26 tells us. 10-13 … It's easy to talk about but never nice in reality. Naomi stated that she came back “empty.” In fact, the women of Bethlehem said that Ruth was better to her than seven sons (Ruth 4:15). Ruth Chapter 3:1-13 (with various OT scripture) More in this series. She had to cast herself at Boaz' feet! We have also seen her working in Boaz' field and seen his gracious commitment to her in return. Jesus slept because He had power and control over all things, including this storm. Beloved Lord God, It was Your intention that mankind live in fellowship with You eternally, but in Adam's fall from grace that bond of eternal fellowship was broken and for the first time man was in need of a Redeemer. This is the rest. This Bible study lesson from Ruth chapter three takes us into the next stage of our Christian lives. Read Hebrews 4 - it states that there remains a rest for the people of God and that 'we who believe enter the rest'. And when she came to her mother-in-law, she said, 'How did it go, my daughter?' She believed him and had a good nights' sleep! Ruth Chapter 3 – John Karmelich 1. It's a place where, as John the Baptist testified, 'I must decrease and He must increase'. print mp3. With this understanding, read the following texts to understand the background of the kinsman-redeemer: Genesis 38Leviticus 25:25-34Deuteronomy 25:5-10a. Lessons from Ruth Chapter 2 Lessons from Ruth Chapter 3 Lessons from Ruth Chapter 4 + Graphics Goodies Lessons from Ruth Chapter 3 Lecture content locked If you're already enrolled, you'll need to login. Much has been written about Naomi's instructions to Ruth regarding the uncovering of Boaz' feet in verse 4. Ruth committed herself to care for Naomi. How long it can be also when you find yourself on the threshing floor, in the midst of a trial. What exactly did Naomi instruct Ruth to do in the beginning of Chapter 3? 8 It happened in the middle of the night that the man was startled and bent forward; and behold, a woman was lying at his feet. 9 He said, “Who are you?” And she answered, “I am Ruth your maid. There is limited biblical and extra biblical evidence for the legal precedence of ancient Israelites regarding the role of the kinsman-redeemer. Then he said, 'May you be blessed of the Lord, my daughter. The Book of Ruth Lesson 7 - Chapters 3 and 4 We ended last week in Ruth chapter 3 with the startled (but pleasantly surprised) Boaz awaking in the middle of the night to find the find the lovely and perfumed form of Ruth lying beside his legs. 5-7 Ruth trusts Naomi and does what she says. And often, God seems asleep  or at least oblivious to the whole ordeal. Create a Devotion – Ruth Chapter 3. Definitely a woman of excellence though. Naomi, an Israelite by birth, has lost both her husband and her sons and is returning in absolute poverty. Many have studied three texts (Genesis 38; Leviticus 25:25-34; and Deuteronomy 25:5-10) to develop an understanding of the role.  ↩ Same picture I guess as when Jesus slept on the boat in the midst of the storm. 7 When Boaz had eaten and drunk and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came secretly, and uncovered his feet and lay down. Reread verses 3-4. The verses contained in chapter 3 of Ruth; Free online Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible; Study passages and the scripture of Ruth, 3; Use this information for a Catholic Bible study course; Read the words and text of Ruth chapter 3 - perfect for Catholic Biblical Studies, Sunday School lessons and … A sermon on Ruth 3:1-18 by Russell Smith . print mp3. She could see Ruth fully redeemed, loved, and honoured as a wife. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. While her life was far from empty, she pessimistically looked at the negative side and took Ruth for granted. Audio. 'Remain this night, and when morning comes, if he will redeem you, good; let him redeem you. Songs in the night come only from God; they are not in the power of man.' However, as Professor Robert L. Hubbard Jr. points out, the ancient Hebrew legal system was more about the application of principles to situations not a prescription for action on legal matters. Chapter 1 hit us with the bitter providence of God in the life of Naomi as she left her land, and lost her husband, her sons, and one of her daughters-in-law. Should we go there? 1-4 Naomi tells Ruth to get herself together and go lay at the feet of Boaz. He had just said that unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies it abides alone. But for this purpose I came to this hour.' From your reading, what values are represented by these texts? Like the children of Israel we often fail to believe but let's hear God again say 'do not fear' and allow faith to rise as faith comes by hearing. Ruth, a widow in a strange land, goes into a field at harvest time, to gather grain left by the reapers. So Naomi becomes a matchmaker!  Ever felt like that? And it is the same for you. Ruth goes to Boaz on the threshing floor and says in effect, "I want you to spread your wing over me as my husband." If you want to read an awesome book about this and how it applies to our Christian life then I would recommend 'If I perish, I perish' by Major Ian Thomas. There is a detailed explanation below to help bring out some of the important parts of the story. And she answered, 'I am Ruth your maid. Our faith is of little use to anyone until this has happened. But he was also at the place where he was willing to lay down his life and let God take the consequences! 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