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THE STORY OF RUTH.
REV. ASHTON OXENDEN,
RECTOR OF PLUCKLEY, KENT,
MORNING CONGREGATION AT PLUCKLEY,
TO WHOM THE SUBSTANCE OF TIUS
VOLUME WAS PREACHED
IN THE FORM OF LECTURES, THIS
Story of Ruth
IS NOW DEDICATED,
WITH A PRAYER THAT OTHERS, AS WELL AS
THEMSELVES, MAY FIND IN IT
SOMETHING TO INTEREST THEIR MINDS,
AND TOUCH THEIR HEARTS.
3.-THE FAREWELL . . . . . . . . . .
4.—THE RIGHT CHOICE. . . . . . . . .
5.—THE RETURN . . . . . . . .
6.—THE STRANGER IN THE HARVEST FIELD
7.—THE SUCCESSFUL GLEANER . . . . . . 82
Ruth 1. 1, 2. Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land : and a certain man of Bethlehem-Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
And the name of the man was Elimelech, and tbe name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion, Ephrathites of BethlehemJudah.
A PARENT uses different methods to instruct his children; for if he always made a practice of teaching every lesson in the same way, it would soon