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RUTH 1 – 4
The Holy Bible Old Testament39 New Testament27 Writers40 Years1,500 Events10,000 Author1
History 17 Poetry 5 Prophets 17 The Old Testament
History 17 Prophets 17 Ruth
Introduction to Ruth Ruth Revelation
Ruth When Where Who What
Ruth When In the days when the judges ruled
In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit. (Judges 21:25) In the days when the judges ruled…
The Israelites did evil in the sight of the LORD. The LORD sold them into the hands of their enemies And when the sons of Israel cried out to the LORD The LORD raised up a deliverer.
In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab Ruth 1:1 Where
The mans name was Elimelech, his wifes name Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Kilion. Ruth 1:2 Who
Who are you most like spiritually? Ruth / OrpahFriend / Stubborn Naomi / MaraPleasant / Bitter BoazStrong ElimelechGod is my King Mahlon / KilionSick / Dying ObedWorshipper
Principle God often works significantly through the seemingly insignificant
Outline of Ruth 1:1-7 Famine 1:8-22 Fidelity 2:1-23Favor 3:1-18Feet 4:1-12Field 4:13-22 Family
Repeated Words Turn/Return/Back17 Favor/Kind/Give16 Dead11 Home9
Principle: Isaiah 57:15 For this is what the high and lofty One says he who lives forever, whose name is holy: I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Application Question Who are you in relation to God? Where are you at spiritually?
YahwehLord Jehovah 17 ElohimGod my Creator 3 El ShaddaiGod Almighty 2 El Elyonthe Sovereign One
So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Then he went to her, and the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. Ruth 4:13 Yahweh
Your people will be my people and your God my God Ruth 1:16 Elohim
the Almighty has made my life very bitter. I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty Ruth 1:20-21 El Shaddai
So she went out and began to glean in the fields behind the harvesters. As it turned out, she found herself working in a field belonging to Boaz, who was from the clan of Elimelech. Ruth 2:3 El Elyon
Principle In life there are no accidents, but divine appointments
To buy back something that is lost To free from captivity by payment To release from blame, debt, legal obligation To restore the honor or worth Redeem
2:12 May you be richly rewarded by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge. 3:9 I am your servant Ruth. Spread the corner of your garment over me, since you are a kinsman-redeemer Redemption
Boaz: Kinsman Redeemer 14 4:1-10mediator for the sinner 3:2 relative of the sinner 3:2 right to redeem the sinner 2:1 able to redeem the sinner 4:6 willing to redeem the sinner 4:10 bridegroom of the redeemed
Jesus did not come to make bad people good But to make dead people alive Principle
Introduction to Ruth Ruth Revelation Redemption
Application Questions Are you a spiritual Ruth? Do you know God personally? Are you redeemed from sin?
Application Questions Will you make Jesus your King? Will you make it a priority to enjoy God and to glorify Him?
Ruth 4:14 Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer.
May the LORD repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge. Ruth 2:12