Chapter 4 – The Book Of Ruth


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verses from memory.
  • Summarize the story of Ruth.
  • Identify the purposes of the book.
  • Explain the relationship of Boaz and Ruth as a type of Jesus and His Church.
  • Recognize that God works through circumstances to accomplish His plan and purpose.


There are two books in the Bible that are named for women. They are the books of Ruth and Esther. In this chapter we will study the book of Ruth, the Gentile woman who served God among the Jewish people. In the next chapter, we will study about Esther, the Jewish woman who served God among the Gentiles. Before proceeding further with this chapter, read the four chapters of the book of Ruth.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.