Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

October 31, 2021

Comments by John Fairless

Previously published on Lectionarylab.com

Ruth 1:1-18
What’s a woman to do?

The upshot for Naomi, widowed and childless in a foreign land, is that she’s in a mess of trouble! There is no visible means of support for her, or for her daughters-in-law (Orpah and Ruth,) given the cultural and financial constraints of the time.

So, Naomi…

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