The Ruth Series
The following devotions and Bible studies come from the rich and meaningful lessons in the Book of Ruth. Enjoy!

Please start by reading the overview and summary of this series: The Great Challenges and Great Faith of Ruth. Then continue with the 1-minute devotions below, asking God to show you how to apply the principles to your life and your situation. God bless you!
Ruth Beat the Odds
Ruth is an excellent example of someone who stood firm in her faith despite 4 powerful negative influences, one of which was her mother-in-law Naomi. Overcame Ethnic Prejudice.
Ruth faced ethnic prejudice when she came to Judah with Naomi, but she knew how to deal with it. This 1-minute devotion explains.

Ruth Respected Bitter Naomi.
We would be wise to follow Ruth's example of respecting our elders even if they don't always behave in godly ways. Humbled Herself.
Humility is not a popular virtue in our modern culture, but it was one of Ruth's greatest attributes and we'd be wise to follow her example. This 1-minute devotion explains. 

As supplements to this short series

Bitter is a Bad Name....
This 1-minute devotion discusses Naomi's inability to see God's blessings that were staring her in the face. It encourages us not to make the same mistake.
 Was Naomi a Good Mom-in-law?
This short devotion is designed for married Christian women who want to bless their marriage by having a good attitude toward their mother-in-law. Ruth challenges us to be the best wife possible! This Bible Study.
This short Bible study is a good overview of the Ruth Series. It's a good way to study Ruth's life with a small group and the study is print-friendly.


The book of Ruth offers some wonderful lessons to apply to our life situations. Enjoy this series of short devotions.

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