Permission or Forgiveness

Naomi’s concern for Ruth’s welfare was evident as she urged her to return to her family. In chapter 3, Naomi devises plan for Ruth’s rescue. Ruth agrees to follow Naomi’s plan but steps it up a level by calling on Boaz to act as kinsman-redeemer. The tension of the story builds in this late night interaction between Ruth and Boaz. Ruth 3:1–18