The daughter-in-law of Naomi, an Ephrathite woman from Israel, but a Moabitess herself; Ruth enters scripture as the wife of Mahlon the Ephrathite and shortly there after, his widow. for more on Moabites and their origin visit here The Moabite history isn't so compelling, it's actually a very controversial history. In short, when Abram's nephew Lot was saved with his two daughter's (could have been granddaughters, we can do a study on that later), they fled to a cave while Sodom and Gomorra were being destroyed. His daughters thought they were the only ones left on earth, dramatic I know, and got there father drunk and had children by him. The one's son was named Moab and he became the father of the Moabites. The Israelites and Moabites didn't exactly get along. The Moabites were a bit of stinkers to the Israelites on their way to the promised land.
Non the less, Ruth was exceptional. And this is where our study begins. Ruth is one of my favorite woman of the Bible and is so very intriguing. She has many attributes that make it easy to see why she was given the great honor of being the Great-Grandmother of King David himself and in the lineage of The Massiah, Christ Jesus-Yeshuwa Ha'Massiach. Lets delve into this complex and captivating young woman of history.
Welcome! Marie is a wife, mother of two teens, and a fur baby. Marie and her family live in the north-central US. She is a homeschool Momma, avid outdoors man, and is disciplined in the study of Jewish and Christian Scriptures along with Hebrew and Greek dialect. Marie has been asked for years to share herself, so, welcome to Marie' life:)