The Figure in Ruth
1a. “Full Access” is a family relationship.
“Thomas Goodwin said, ‘Christ is love covered over in flesh.’ Picture it. . .If compassion clothed itself in a human body and went walking around this earth, what would it look like? We don’t have to wonder.” Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly
2a. Identify God’s providence in the day-to-day; praise him with intention and purpose.
“And her chance chanced upon = Blessed be the Lord!”
3a. Ruth is faithful in “the day of small things.”
The Fulfillment in Christ
1b. Trust the Redeemer, the Husband of good character.
“Adoption as sons” / “Bride of Christ”
2b. The “crucified one” is in charge.
The Doctrine of Christ’s Session
Acts 5:31; Heb. 2:17; Rom. 8:34; Eph. 2:4-7
Gal. 4:4-7; Act 5:31; Heb 10:12
What a comfort is the character of the Redeemer!
3b. Redeem the time by “watching how you walk.”