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Product Details

  • Series: Women of Faith Bible Study
  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company (November 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0310226651
  • ISBN-13: 978-0310226659
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,966,432 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

Through intriguing stories of biblical women, the Women of the Bible study series helps you see how God wants to work in your life. Questions and activities are designed to encourage personal application, understanding, and prayer, and to foster interaction within your study group. Ruth left her own people out of loyalty to Naomi. The story of their relationship and how God rewarded Ruth for her faithfulness helps us reflect on God's provision and guidance. This study illustrates how we can trust the Lord through faith and action in difficult times. Each chapter includes eight sections: - Opening Narrative - Discussing the Story - Sharing Your Story - After Hours - Setting the Stage - Behind the Scenes - Prayer Meetings - Words to Remember The leader's guide that's included makes it easy to facilitate weekly Bible studies that will nurture your knowledge of Scripture and your sense of God's presence in your life.

About the Author

Janet Kobobel Grant, collaborated on The Joyful Journey with Patsy Clairmont, Barbara Johnson, Marilyn Meberg, and Luci Swindoll. The author of But Can She Type? and Where is God When I Need Him Most? as well as several Women of Faith Bible studies, she lives with her husband in Santa Rosa, California.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Elaine Y. Pollard on August 16, 2003
The Book of Ruth has always been a book that I didn't always quite get, but I loved the romance of it. I wanted to do a study on it, and this was one of the few books on Ruth I could find. I'd done a study of Esther by the same author, so I knew it would be good.
It did explain some things to me that I'd never understood before (like the significance of Ruth covering herself at Boaz's feet), and helped me see things from Ruth's perspective. The author goes into the background of the culture of that time, so we understand where the people are coming from.
Overall, I'd say this is an excellent book for a women's home group. More than just romance, this study shows how God provides for us in the most dire circumstances.
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