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From: Food security – Footsteps 77

Tools and ideas for improving food security

The book of Ruth is set at the time of a famine in the area around Bethlehem (Ruth 1:1). Elimelech and his family left Bethlehem in search of food and went to Moab, where they lived for at least 10 years (Ruth 1:4-5). Following the deaths of her husband and sons, Naomi returned home with her daughter-in-law Ruth (Ruth 1:22).

Read Ruth 1:16-2:9

Boaz was a man of God and followed the law of Moses in the way he managed his fields.

Read Leviticus 19:9-10 and Deuteronomy 24:19-20

Read Ruth 2:10-23

Read 1 John 3:16-20

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