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Lines By Lee: The Truth from Ruth: Part 1

The book of Ruth is only four chapters long and named after the star of the story. It is easy to overlook the truths of the book or relegate it to a ladies Bible study. I thought it might be worthwhile to devote a few columns to this amazing story that has tragedy, romance, and historical value.

It does not start well because there is a severe famine in the land. I like to eat pretty often. The fact that I have never faced a famine makes me grateful. Not only due people suffer during famines, but they also die.

So Elimelech, a husband and father of two from Bethlehem, did what he had to and...

 

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