Love Is In Bloom
Bible Passage: Ruth 3:1-18
After months of Ruth working in the fields and providing for Naomi and Ruth, Naomi sees a blossoming romantic relationship. Though not in the text, you can infer Boaz’s constant watchfulness over Ruth. Perhaps he came by the fields on multiple occasions to check on things, a.k.a. check on Ruth. Perhaps Ruth and Boaz had many lunch dates and opportunities to talk, but all of that is over. The harvest is complete. Yet, Naomi understands Mosaic Law and begins to work her matchmaking charm. As we look at the passage tonight, let’s break it down by character as they interact with each other.