Boaz dating quote
If the roles were reversed, would you want someone to be with you because you were around and available?
Or would you want someone who truly desired, cherished, and chose you because you were everything they wanted?
Same deal in the New Testament, when Jesus says to the bleeding woman, (Mark ).
It’s the only time Jesus uses the word “Daughter,” and he reserves it for a woman who’s an outcast among her people, yet clearly considered a daughter of the King. So are his great-great-great-great-grandmother Tamar, his mother Rahab, his wife Ruth, their future great-grandson’s wife, Bathsheba, and, ten centuries later, Mary—all the women listed in Matthew 1.
Here is the text, in case the image is not readable: "To all the girls who are in a hurry to have a boyfriend or get married, a piece of Biblical advice: 'Ruth patiently waited for her mate Boaz.' While you are waiting on YOUR Boaz, don't settle for any of his relatives: Broke-az, Po-az, Lyin-az, Cheatin-az, Dumb-az, Drunk-az, Cheap-az, Lockedup-az, Goodfornothin-az, Lazy-az, and especially his third cousin, Beatinyo-az. What does the story about purity, which we hold up in front of teenage girls as the plan God has for every one of them, have to say about Ruth?
Not only does he acknowledge her, he cares about her welfare.