Before departing Capernaum Jesus found a solitary place to pray, causing a frantic search for Him. He then preached in Galilee’s synagogues and cast out demons. Then He healed a leper who later disobeyed Him.
Naomi gives Ruth clear instructions on how to approach Boaz to gain Ruth’s legal opportunity for Boaz to marry her, in this Naomi is wise and clear. Virtuous Ruth obeys and finds Boaz honorable and determined.
Teaching, exorcisms, healings, more exorcisms, all in a day’s work in a fishing village by the lake of Galilee. One of the outstanding features of this section is Jesus’ total intolerance of hearing the voice of the Devil.
With very little means of support, Ruth gleans grain in the fields and by God’s hand comes to the fields of Boaz. Aware of Ruth’s kindness to Naomi, he pours out support and blessings on Ruth, energizing Naomi.
After the arrest of John, Jesus expanded His ministry by entering the heavily populated area around the Sea of Galilee. There he called two sets of brothers who were fishermen to follow Him, to become fishers of men.