We can trust our faithful, sovereign, redeeming, saving, covenant God who works through unlikely ways and means of grace!
4 scenes in Ruth 1:
Think about the gospel as a three-act story…
Plot arc of Ruth 1:
Scene 1 (v1-2) Bethlehem --> Moab
- Setting ... a famine
Scene 2 (v3-5) in Moab
- Crisis ... three funerals and three widows
Scene 3 (v6-18) Moab --> Bethlehem
- a follower of Yahweh with flawed faith?
- climax ... the faith of a foreigner
Scene 4 Bethlehem
- resolution/new setting ... Hints of filling … and our faithful God