Our Part in the Story:
Daily readings based on Sunday’s Narrative Lectionary text
October 18, 2015: Ruth
Read a different text each day, and consider how it relates to Sunday’s lesson and to your daily experiences.
Monday, 10/19: Naomi and Ruth
✤ Have you ever know someone who has returned to your hometown with great drama?
Tuesday, 10/20: Ruth Meets Boaz
✤ Why was Boaz so generous to Ruth?
Wednesday, 10/21: Ruth in the Fields
✤ Gleaning was a common way for landowners to provide for poor people. Is there any comparable form of charity in today’s culture?
Thursday, 10/22: Ruth and Boaz
✤ Boaz was upstanding when Ruth came to him, noting that there was a closer relative who could care for her. Why do you think he made sure to follow convention so closely?
Friday, 10/23: The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth
✤ How do you compare the treatment of Ruth as property in a transaction with how women are treated around the world today?
Saturday, 10/24: The Genealogy of David
✤ What role does Ruth play in the history of the Jewish