The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “The Faith of a Foreign Woman”
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The StoryFinding Your Story in Gods Story
The Faith of a Foreign Woman
Series 1 - God Forms His PeopleReview Chapter 8
A Few Good Men and Women
I. The Commitment of Ruth Elimelech moves his family from Bethlehem to MoabBoys marry women from Moab Orpah and Ruth10 years boys die
Naomi heads back home
Ruths Commitment Ruth 1:16-17Where you go, I will goYour people will be my peopleYour God will be my God
YOUVEBEENACCEPTEDII. The Family Redeemer
Ruth gathers grain Ruth 2:1-13
Ruth has favor with BoazWhat have I done to deserve such kindness, I am only a foreigner
I have heard of everything you have done
Youve come to take refuge under Gods wingsMay God reward you fullyFinding a home Ruth 3Naomis counsel and the boldness of Ruth
Ruth to Boaz - Spread your covering over me you are my family redeemer
Boaz to Ruth - You are showing even more family loyalty
Everyone knows you are a virtuous woman
I will do what I need toThe redemption Ruth 4:1-6Family redeemer - Provision for the widowKinsman RedeemerCovenant RedeemerGuardian Redeemer
Boaz redeems Naomis property and makes Ruth his wife
Blessing of the Elders Ruth 4:11-12May the Lord make this woman like Rachel and LeahDescendents by this young womanFamous in BethlehemObed Jesse - DavidIII. Our Family Redeemer Humanitys state of PovertyEnslaved to dominion of the evil oneSeparated from the family of God
Jesus our RedeemerBecame a man (next of Kin) so he could redeem usHebrews 2:14 (NLT) 14 Because Gods children are human beingsmade of flesh and bloodthe Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could he die, and only by dying could he break the power of the devil, who had the power of death.
Gave his life to redeem us Mark 10:45 (NLT) 45 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many. Paid the ransom price1 Peter 1:18-19 (NLT) 18 For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty life you inherited from your ancestors. And the ransom he paid was not mere gold or silver. 19 It was the precious blood of Christ, the sinless, spotless Lamb of God.
Took his bride unto himselfEphesians 5:25-27 (NLT) 25 For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her 26 to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of Gods word. 27 He did this to present her to himself as a glorious church without a spot or wrinkle or any other blemish. Instead, she will be holy and without fault.