The book of Ruth reveals a beautiful type of our Lord Jesus Christ in that Boaz becomes Ruth’s and Naomi’s Kinsman Redeemer. Boaz was a blood relative of Naomi. He had the price required to redeem the lost inheritance of Naomi and was willing to redeem it. Jesus Christ is our Kinsman Redeemer. He took on the likeness of man, He had the price required through His shed blood on Calvary to redeem lost mankind. Jesus rose from the grave proving God the Father’s acceptance of His payment for the sins of all who believe!
First, I would like to acknowledge the person who inspired me to write this study, Pastor Rich Roberts, M.Div. Pastor Rich preached through this beautful book from the pulpit of the First Baptist Church of Okanogan, Washington. This study utilizes the notes from the sermons by Pastor Rich and notes from other men of God … Continue reading Introduction
Ruth 1:1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. We have seen that there were thirteen famines mentioned in the … Continue reading Chapter 1
In this chapter we have the first clue as to why God has brought Naomi and Ruth back to Bethlehem. There is a divine appointment that Ruth has to keep with a fellow named Boaz, although Ruth has no clue at this point in time. We need to look at the right of succession of … Continue reading Chapter 2
In chapter three of the book of Ruth we will see that Naomi goes from one with no hope, “bitter”, to a renewed woman who not only has hope, but also has a plan for her daughter-in-law Ruth. Naomi explains to Ruth that she is going to seek a marriage partner for Ruth and that … Continue reading Chapter 3
In the following chapter we are going to see that Boaz is a “take charge man”. As this historical account nears completion we will see several things. First, Boaz is deadly serious in bringing Ruth and Naomi’s situation to a Godly conclusion. Second, Boaz knows where to find the nearest relative. Third Boaz understands the … Continue reading Chapter 4