November 11: “Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop” | Ruth 3:1-5, 4:1-10

Much is made of Ruth’s pledge to Naomi in the early part of this book, but this is only the first of several significant pledges that are made and kept throughout the book. Here we read the tale of how Boaz becomes Ruth’s redeemer, foreshadowing God’s own redemption of the world beyond the gates. The story revolves, improbably, around the exchange of a single sandal.

Ruth: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop (11/11/18)