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Education materials include:

Birds Eye ViewBible Brief: Ruth



Message of Ruth

Genuine love & devotion requiring uncompromising sacrifice


Unknown, possibly Samuel? 

Date Written c. 1011 - 1097 BC
Location Moab / Bethlehem
Key Verse(s) Ruth 1:16, 3: 9, 4:17
Audience Israel, during the time of Judges
Theme(s) Faithful foreigner, obedient living; redemption, covenant loyalty



But Ruth said, "Do not urge me to leave you

or run back from following you;

for where you go, I will go,

and where you lodge, I will lodge.

Your people shall be my people,

and your God, my God."

- Ruth 1:16



Ruth Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Application


Ruth summary information from Got Questions


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A 4:21 audio


Ruth Locations




[Boaz] said, “Who are you?”

And she answered, “I am Ruth your maid.

So spread your covering over your maid,

for you are a close relative.

- Ruth 3:9



Ruth Overview Video

Ruth 1- 4


A 7:12 video 

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Ruth Overview Poster from The Bible Project

 Poster Ruth



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Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

Additionally, you may use it as a coloring page for children.



"...they named him Obed.

He is the father of Jesse,

the father of David."

- Ruth 4:17


Basic Bible Building Blocks: Ruth

Children's material, Teacher guides, Coloring pages & more


Ruth - Coloring Page

Ruth - Bible Flash Card


Ruth 1:1 - 18 - Ruth Chooses to Stay with Naomi + (Teacher's Guide)

Ruth 2 - Ruth Gleans in the Fields + (Teacher's Guide)

Ruth 4:1 - 13 - Boaz Redeems Ruth + (Teacher's Guide)

Ruth 4: 13-17 - Coloring Page


God's Story: Ruth

Ruth 1- 4

A  3:38 children's video 

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