Tag: Ruth 4:13-15

Rejoice in our Kinsman-Redeemer!

Scripture reading for March 14th:  Ruth 1-4, 1st Samuel 1

Key Scriptures:  Ruth 4:13-15  “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.  The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without a kinsman-redeemer.  May he become famous throughout Israel!  He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age.”

The hand of our Lord directed Naomi, an Israelite, and her Moabite daughter-in-law to return to Israel after tragically losing their mates.  God raised up a close relative (Boaz) to provide redemption and continue the family line.  God also by grace made this Moabite widow the great grandmother of King David in the line of Jesus Christ!

Rejoicing in Redemption:  God used Naomi’s and Ruth’s faith to further His purposes for bringing about the redemption of mankind through our Kinsman-Redeemer Jesus Christ!   (Mary) “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for He has been mindful of the humble state of His servant.  From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me–holy is His Name.”  (Luke 1:46-49)

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