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In this talk, we see Naomi confronted with hesed love: an unbreakable, covenantal love. And in the face of that love, she laments. Of the two women with her, Orpah kissed Naomi goodbye, “but Ruth clung to her.” In Ruth we can see deep, selfless love for her mourning mother-in-law. But more than that, we can catch a glimpse of the unbreakable, covenantal love that God has for his people in Christ.