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This week Nick brought an amazing message on the Book of Ruth and the legacy of an amazing woman.

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  1. 1. RUTH “ ” D O N OT U R G E M E TO L E AV E Y O U O R T U R N B A C K F R O M F O L LO W I N G Y O U ; F O R W H E R E Y O U G O I W I L L G O ”
  2. 2. RUTH – A BIT OUT OF PLACE? •A ‘different’ book of the Bible •The story of a woman •The story of a foreigner •“God chose the foolish things of the world shame the wise” (1 Corinthians 1:27)
  3. 3. RUTH – A REMARKABLE WOMAN 1) A Blessing in a Time of Grief for Naomi “Don’t call me Naomi, call me Mara.” (Ruth 1:21) “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) 2) Love “ for God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son Jesus to die for us.” (John 3:16) “you rejoice with joy inexpressible.” (1 Peter 1:8) 3) Laying down her Life 4) Redemption Boaz: “A worthy man of the clan of Elimelech.” (Ruth 2:1) “Blessed is the LORD who has not left you without a redeemer today” (Ruth 4:14)
  4. 4. RUTH – HER LEGACY Ruth became: • The great grandmother of David: “The LORD has sought out for Himself a man after His own heart” (1 Sam 13:14) • The ancestor of Jesus “ The [a]record of the genealogy of [b]Jesus [c]the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham: 2 Abraham [d]was the father of Isaac, [e]Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of [f]Judah and his brothers. 3 Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez was the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of [g]Ram. 4 Ram was the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon. 5 Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse. 6 Jesse was the father of David the king.”