The story of Ruth and Boaz is a beautiful picture of our relationship with Jesus, our redeemer.
If you belong to Jesus, you are like Ruth- a stranger in a foreign land, without hope or resources, but seeking favor- and Jesus is like Boaz- the man who has the power to redeem, and who enthusiastically binds himself to us as our redeemer Read today’s passage with this in mind.
For further reading, we recommend these books:
Faithful Women and Their Extraordinary God by Noel Piper
Unshaken: Ruth by Francine Rivers
Believing God by Beth Moore
This Momentary Marriage by John Piper
And as always, we recommend The Reformation Study Bible.