RUTH & BOAZ “DTR”: DEFINE THE REDEMPTION

RUTH & BOAZ “DTR”: DEFINE THE REDEMPTION

RUTH & BOAZ “DTR”: DEFINE THE REDEMPTION
Ruth 3
Ruth: The Romance of Redemption – Part 3 of 4

v. 20 “The man is a close relative of ours, one of our redeemers.” (esv)

IS THIS A GOOD PLAN? Description DOESN’T MEAN Prescription

v. 4 “… lie down, and he will tell you what to do.” (esv) 

v. 14 “… [she] got up before anyone could be recognized; and he said, ‘Don’t let it be known that a woman came to the threshing floor.’” (niv)

Psalm 103.10 He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our iniquities.” (csb)

WHAT THE PLAN REVEALS: REDEMPTION REQUIRES “Want To”

v. 9 “Spread your wings over your servant, for you are a redeemer.” (esv)

v. 12 May you be richly rewarded by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.”(niv)

v. 13 But if he is not willing to redeem you, then, as the LORD lives, I will redeem you.” (esv)

Titus 2.13–14 “… our great God and Savior Jesus Christ … gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession …” (esv)

REDEMPTION REQUIRES Follow Through

v. 17 “… he said to me, ‘You must not go back empty-handed to your mother-in-law.’” (esv)

v. 18 “Wait, my daughter … for the man will not rest but will settle the matter today.” (esv)                     

Ephesians 1.13b–14 “… the Holy Spirit of promise … is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God’s own possession, to the praise of His glory.” (nas)