User:Exfilia/What the Bible Says/Ruth/Ruth2
CUSTODIANS: Please don't move this yet. I want to build up a substantial volume of work before I go "live;" I don't want this project to be one of those with nine million red resources and one or two blue ones.
Read Ruth 2 in your preferred translation and in the King James Version. What differences do you find? How do they affect the passage's meaning?
If there are words in the passage that you're not familiar with, look them up now in Wiktionary or your dictionary of choice.
The Quiz 
To test your understanding, complete the following texts based on the KJV version of Ruth 2. Yes, this is an open Book quiz.
Discussion question 
- Why was it so good that Ruth was told to stay with Boaz's people?
- How do you think Naomi knew that someone had taken knowledge of Ruth?
Optional Activities 
Won't change much from passage to passage
- What other passages of scripture reference this one? What passages does this one reference?
- Research the effect this passage has had on the thought of one or more theologians.
- Research ways in which this passage has been used in art, music and literature.
- Research the ways in which this passage has been or might be used in your congregation's worship.
- Create an original work of art based on this passage.
- Design a way to use this passage in your personal devotions.
- Design a way to teach this passage to preliterate children: a skit, a feltboard presentation, a game, a craft activity, whatever.
- Design a way to use this passage to address the needs of some specific population: nursing home residents, grief support group, etc.
- Memory verse: choose the verse from this passage that seems most significant to you, and commit it to memory together with its chapter and verse reference. For example, "Romans 13:1--Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God."