Mark 12:28-44,Mark 12. Jesus answered the question: “What is the Greatest Commandment,” by changing the question into a the riddle “whose son is the Christ?” Finally, looking at temple offerings Jesus noticed the widow that gave her all, two mites.
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.
Psalm 36, of David, the Servant of the LORD. This Psalm also tells of wicked people, but then shows the mercies of God and ends up with David recognizing that without God’s protection he too is vulnerable, as are we all.
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.
April 19: Psalm 28, Ruth 1, Ruth 2, Ruth 3, Ruth 4 (click on the chapter to begin
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.
Ruth 4, Boaz Redeems Ruth, descendants of Boaz and Ruth.