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30th June 2013
Ruth 4:13-17
UNMERITED GRACE
When you need ‘outside’
help.
Rescue / Redemption
So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife.
And he went in to her, and the LORD gave her
conception, and she bore a son.
R...
Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the
LORD, who has not left you this day without a
redeemer, and may his name be ...
So the two women went on until they came to
Bethlehem. When they arrived in Bethlehem, the
whole town was stirred because ...
Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the
LORD, who has not left you this day without a
redeemer, and may his name be ...
Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap
and became his nurse. 17 And the women of the
neighbourhood gave him a n...
1. Ruth & Boaz
2. Naomi
3. King / Messiah
4. Where do you fit in?
Your story in God’s bigger story
20130630 unmerited grace
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Ruth and Naomi are rescued in this convoluted love story! But there is a bigger story that they are woven into leading to Israel's greatest King and the human race's promised Messiah.

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20130630 unmerited grace

  1. 1. 30th June 2013 Ruth 4:13-17 UNMERITED GRACE
  2. 2. When you need ‘outside’ help. Rescue / Redemption
  3. 3. So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. And he went in to her, and the LORD gave her conception, and she bore a son. Ruth 4: 13
  4. 4. Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned in Israel! 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.” Ruth 4: 14-15 Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned in Israel! 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”
  5. 5. So the two women went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they arrived in Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of them, and the women exclaimed, ‘Can this be Naomi?’ ‘Don’t call me Naomi,’ she told them. ‘Call me Mara, because the Almighty has made my life very bitter. I went away full, but the LORD has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The LORD has afflicted Ruth 1: 19-21
  6. 6. Then the women said to Naomi, “Blessed be the LORD, who has not left you this day without a redeemer, and may his name be renowned in Israel! 15 He shall be to you a restorer of life and a nourisher of your old age, for your daughter-in-law who loves you, who is more to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.” Ruth 4: 14-15
  7. 7. Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became his nurse. 17 And the women of the neighbourhood gave him a name, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David. Ruth 4: 16-17
  8. 8. 1. Ruth & Boaz 2. Naomi 3. King / Messiah 4. Where do you fit in? Your story in God’s bigger story

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