While still waiting to begin reading the Acts of the Apostles we read one Psalm and the whole book of Ruth, a most enjoyable reading.
Psalm 28, of David. As so often with David, he began with a petition, asking for deliverance, then turned to praise.
Ruth 1.Elimelech’s family went to Moab, and all men die. Naomi returned back to Israel with Ruth, a Moabite. The famous quote from Ruth 1: “Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:”
Ruth 2, Ruth met Boaz.
Ruth 3, Ruth’s Redemption was Assured.
Ruth 4, Boaz redeemed Ruth, and that’s how Ruth came to be in the genealogy of David and Jesus.