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Refuge & Steadfast Love Under the Wings of God

March 18, 2018 Preacher: Hagop Tchobanian Series: The Gospel According to Ruth: The King is Coming!

Passage: Ruth 2:1–2:23

  1. Ruth: A Destitute Outcast Under the Wings of God
  2. Boaz: The Wings of God Personified
  3. Naomi Finally Sees the Wings of God

Literary Structure adapted from Daniel I. Block, Ruth: A Discourse Analysis of the Hebrew Bible. (Unfortunately, this can only be seen on a laptop)

A Introduction, with a focus on Boaz (1-3)
   B Boaz’ “blessing” by his workers, and his notice of Ruth (4-5)
      C Ruth’s desire/determination to glean in Boaz’ field (6-7)
         D Boaz’ invitation to Ruth to drink and charge to young men regarding Ruth (8-9)
            E Ruth’s Response: humbled-awe at Boaz’ grace toward her as a “foreigner” (10)
                F Boaz’ praise and blessing of Ruth (11-12)
            E’ Ruth’s Response: humbled-awe at Boaz’ grace toward her as less than a servant (13)
         D’ Boaz’ invitation to Ruth to eat and charge to young men regarding Ruth (16)
      C’ Ruth’s action, gleaning in Boaz’ field (17-18)
   B’ Boaz’ “blessing” by Naomi for having noticed Ruth (19-20)
A’ Conclusion, with the focus on Boaz (20-23)

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