From famine to harvest, from death to birth, from chaos to kingdom ? the story of Ruth, Naomi and Boaz had a profound effect on their culture. Set in the time when there was no king in Israel?, the love story of Ruth and Boaz led down the generations to King David and ultimately to the central theme of the Bible: the coming of the kingdom of God. In this book, Peter Lyne draws on his own lifetime of experience to show how the timeless principles at work in the story of Ruth have just as much power to change our world today. There are questions at the end of each chapter to provoke thought and discussion about what these principles might look like in readers? own lives. This study of the book of Ruth is suitable for use in house groups or for personal Bible study.