Mary's praise was from her heart and is noteworthy for being replete with scripture. God is worthy of praise for his gracious and powerful actions in her life.
Naomi sought rest for Ruth from her poverty and need and pointed her to Boaz. In a similar way Christ is our rest from the ravages of sin.
Jesus is our kinsman-redeemer, releasing us from our bondage to sin and making us rich in the heavenly realms with an undefiled and eternal inheritance.
The Lord had not left off His kindness to Naomi and demonstrated that in His provision for Ruth--Boaz being as well such a beautiful example of grace.
The feast of tabernacles was a joyous time of remembrance of God's provision and protection which is a theme that touches all the ages, including our lives today.
Christians are good soldiers when they are strengthened by God's grace, separated unto the Lord's service, and striving for the Lord.
The Lord will purify, pardon, and promote Israel to a place of prominence.
We like Ruth were strangers from God and recipients of His mercy and grace, adopted into His family.
In her bitterness about her situation, Naomi blamed and belittled God and barred others from God.
Look first to God for wisdom and consider spiritual needs as of first importance.