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[The House That Ruth Built 4] The Happy Ending

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Once again, the lovingkindness of the Lord is demonstrated in this narrative. Boaz fully agreed with Ruth’s intentions and quickly began the legal proceedings necessary. In this final chapter, we see the culmination of Ruth and Naomi’s story – two women who were alone and hopeless now have a future! Boaz eagerly arranges to marry Ruth, giving her a home and family. But Naomi is not forgotten! The story ends not at a wedding altar, but with a grandmother contently rocking her grandson.
Once again, the lovingkindness of the Lord is demonstrated in this narrative. Boaz fully agreed with Ruth’s intentions and quickly began the legal proceedings necessary. In this final chapter, we see the culmination of Ruth and Naomi’s story – two women who were alone and hopeless now have a future! Boaz eagerly arranges to marry Ruth, giving her a home and family. But Naomi is not forgotten! The story ends not at a wedding altar, but with a grandmother contently rocking her grandson. Because of Ruth’s unwavering commitment to Naomi, her courage, faith, and the goodness of God, Ruth builds up the house of Israel. Her story illustrates how we can build our spiritual legacies, as well.
This is the fourth part of an audio-only series on the book of Ruth.

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