Mighty to save. Learn more. Ruth 2:12 New International Version (NIV) 12 May the Lord repay you for what you have done. NICOLE C SMITH. 19:9-10; Deut. Learn more. III. Ruth: Under the Wings of God. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. And a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.” (Ruth 2:12) What a great line. She thanked Boaz for speaking to her so reassuringly. John Piper Jul 8, 1984 170 Shares Conference Message. Here we see that the character of God is gloriously revealed. As I was traveling in the car from the airport in a different city, God started speaking very clearly to ...read more. But they Won't let the kids go down. My Redeemer Lives; SPEAKER'S COMMENTARY. 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Boaz was “a man of great wealth, of the family of Elimelech” (Ruth 2:1).Thus, he was suited to do the duty of a kinsman to Ruth, on behalf of her late husband. III. HERE IS THE HOMELY ANALOGY. The Apostle Peter faced extreme persecution. Nay, it is her own proposal. The Book of Ruth is a fascinating and popular Bible story about a young woman whose husband had died. "Thou art come to trust." We must not forget not alone what God reveals himself as, to us, but what responsibility rests on us, to "rest in the Lord." There have been eagles that have picked up children and swung them to the top of the cliffs. The young birds are not afraid of having their lives trampled out by the mother-bird; the old whip-poor-will drops into its nest of leaves, the oriole into its casket of bark, the humming-bird into its hammock of moss, gentle as the light. In a beautiful way this is revealed in this portion of scripture. Ruth Meets Boaz. The new convert is like Ruth in another respect: he is very lowly in his own eyes. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter. Ruth demonstrates that women are co-heirs with men of God’s salvation grace (compare Gal. What did Ruth bring home that day to Naomi? "Under whose wings," &c. All nature is taken into the illustrative record of the inspired word. But I will say that when God has purposed to bring a man and a woman together in marriage, it is going to happen, regardless of how hard we try to find a mate, or to avoid marriage. Blessed nest! Boaz has heard about … Continued Benson Commentary. Ruth 1:1-2:12 . We see in it a "miniature" of all Hebrew deliverance and mercy. 24:19-21) (Ill. Verse 3 – Ruth’s coming into the field of Boaz was no coincidence! Faith is only as good as its object, and Ruth put her faith in the God of Israel, as well as God’s covenant people in the vicinity of Bethelem. Ruth 2:12: Reward or Cheer for Converts (Sermon) Ruth 2:14: Mealtime in the Cornfields (Sermon) Ruth … II. (Note: Ill. Where the sinner is and will be without Jesus, Eph. 1. Ruth had little self-esteem, and therefore she won the esteem of others. 2. "The story starts with God, as all True stories do. This was the language of Boaz, a man of substance and of note in Bethlehem, to a poor stranger of whom he had heard that she had left her kindred, and the idols of her nation, that she might become a worshiper of the living and true God. [2] And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, "Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in… What memories cluster around that, significant sentence! Many rewards are precious, but no reward is full that does not "bless us indeed.". Ruth 1:1-2:12. 1. I answer, first, by the deep peace of conscience which He will grant you. 2:12-13 • Boaz invokes a prayer of blessing on Ruth, fully entrusting her to the Lord. That, however, is only the beginning of the believer's reward. In the light of Ruth's history we will read the good man's blessing. 3:9!) Lord, You go before me and behind me to hem me in; and Your hand is … Ruth came there to seek refuge. They cover up all our wants, all our sorrows, all our sufferings. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name wasBoaz. I. The law of gleaning. o “Like a defenseless baby bird, Ruth now rests protected under the mighty wings of the Lord God.” • Ruth responds not with any sense of right, but again only with humility. John Piper Sep 3, 2008 7 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. Ruth 2:12 Context. Bible> Commentaries> Sermon. Mighty to destroy. (2:10, 13) 6. and when thou art athirst, go unto the vessels, and drink of that which the young men have drawn. A son is … There is nothing softer than a feather. Jul 8, 1984. Ruth 2 Boaz, a Servant of God; C H SPURGEON. In chapter 1 of Ruth God's hand fell hard upon Naomi and her family. 12 May the LORD repay you for what you have done. Ruth 2:1-12 New International Version (NIV) Ruth Meets Boaz in the Grain Field. Ruth 2:12 "May the LORD reward your work, and your wages be full from the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge." But no one that ever came under the feathers of the Almighty was trodden on. Can any reward be better than this? The wings under which Ruth had come to trust were gentle wings. There have been condors in the Andes that could overcome an ox or a stag. A number of years ago I found myself engaged in a debate regarding t… Intro: Ten years earlier, Naomi (God is sweetness) with her husband Elimelech and their two sons, because of a famine, went to Moab to live, not long after their arrival, Elimelech died, sons married Moabites, but in time they both died also. 3. Nothing is, after all, able to injure us. (October 2006) LITURGY: Votum The Lord recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee. Boaz had previously mentioned something similar about Ruth. the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me." Ruth 2:12. There are birds whose wings are packed with strength to fly, to lift, to destroy. Alright, so with 2:1 we have the end of the introductory material. 9 Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? It is understood by Boaz that God is a God of "rewards," and we need not fear that a mistaken notion of rewards and punishments will prevail amongst students of the Bible. 1. Who was Boaz? 2. 9 Let thine eyes be on the field that they do reap, and go thou after them: have I not charged the young men that they shall not touch thee? A. The Possibility Of A New Hope - Ruth is a widow. The rain cannot reach through the outward covering. "A full reward." This implied such a work of divine grace wrought in her, and such a work of righteousness wrought by her, as was sure to be crowned with a full reward. Sep 3, 2008. You have noticed when a bird returns from flight how gently it stoops over the nest. The wing! There is in this world a present recompense for the godly, notwithstanding the fact that many are the afflictions of the righteous. Read Ruth 1:1-22. Sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, "Liminal Lent: Ruth & Naomi," Ruth 1:1-2:12 March 29, 2020 Sermon 3/29/2020. Filial, Piety and Fidelity Recognized and Recompensed. Many Papists, and some as silly, have shrunk up good works to a hand-breadth, to giving of alms. Boaz’s loyalty to God, his commandments, and his family is highlighted. Jul 8, 1984. 3) Ruth portrays the virtuous woman of Pr 31:10 (cf. Ver. Call us at 888-634-2038. Yes, it is not a desert in which we are placed; it is a nest. What a blessing that must be! o Repay you o A full reward o Give you refuge under His wings (cf. God's highest blessings are given to the soul; but it remains true that even in the earthly life the … 2 So Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, “Please let me go to the () field, and glean heads of grain after him in whose sight I may find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” 3 Then she left, and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers. Study this Bible verse and Commentary to know protection and provision under the wings of the Lord. The strength of a bird's wing — of a sea-fowl's wing, for example — you might guess from the fact that sometimes for five, six, or seven days it seems to fly without resting. 2) Ruth demonstrates that women are co-heirs with men of God’s salvation grace (cf. The flap of an eagle's wing has death in it. Ruth: Under the Wings of God. Let us help her to feel at home in Immanuel's land. 6. This is Boaz speaking to Ruth as she is working in his field. Luther 1984: Der HERR vergelte dir deine Tat, und dein Lohn möge vollkommen sein bei dem HERRN, dem Gott Israels, zu dem du gekommen bist, daß du -a-unter seinen Flügeln Zuflucht hättest. Ruth 2:12 May the Lord reward your work, and your wages be full from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge.” Act 4: Boaz arranges to marry Ruth (Ruth 4:1–12). How "downy" within. HERE IS THE PERSONAL TRUST. May the LORD repay your work, and may you receive a rich reward from the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have taken refuge.". Oh, the gentleness of God! She said to Naomi, “Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God.” Ruth put her trust in the God of Israel. Ruth the Moabitess illustrates that God’s redemptive plan extended beyond the Jews to Gentiles (2:12). 2:1 ¶ And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband’s, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.. Alright, so with 2:1 we have the end of the introductory material. Liminal Lent: Ruth & Naomi. Under the Shadow of His Wings (Ruth 2:12) September 13, 2020 in Uncategorized. Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, ... Ruth 2:12 12 The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust. It may be treated as a portion of man's curse. And Boaz says, “The Lord repay you for what you’ve done. 3:28). Sometime later, Boaz would say to her, “May the Lord reward your work, and your wages be full from the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge” (Ruth 2:12). HERE IS THE COMPREHENSIVE BLESSING. Ruth chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 And Naomi had a kinsman of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech; and his name was Boaz.. 2 And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. He puts one wing over our cradle, and He puts the other over our grave. B. de Graaf. Do you ask me, "How shall we be rewarded for trusting in the Lord?". I’d better not since some in my family have met their husbands-to-be through an Internet matchmaker service. Here we see that the character of God is gloriously revealed. so warm! Scripture: Ruth 2. About great gramma Ruth. 29 How those words must have encouraged Ruth! A famine in Judah, a move to Moab, the death of her husband, the marriage of her two sons to foreign wives, the death of her sons. If she can enter into this relationship with Boaz, her entire future will be forever altered. PUBLISHED BY. Ruth: Chapter 2. In order to feed herself and Naomi, Ruth goes off to glean in the fields – Lev. 2. Ruth 2:12: Reward or Cheer for Converts (Sermon) Ruth 2:14: Mealtime in the Cornfields (Sermon) Ruth 2:14: Satisfied (Devotional) Ruth 2:15 Spiritual Gleaning (Sermon) Ruth 2:15-16: A Sermon for Gleaners (Sermon) Ruth 2:17: Gleaning in God's Field (Devotional) o “Like a defenseless baby bird, Ruth now rests protected under the mighty wings of the Lord God.” • Ruth responds not with any sense of right, but again only with humility. He acted a noble part when he cheered her, and bade her be of good courage now that she was casting in … Many young converts deserve encouragement because they have left all their old associates. 2:12-13 • Boaz invokes a prayer of blessing on Ruth, fully entrusting her to the Lord. "The Lord God of Israel." 7. 4. Ruth is then presented as a “woman of character” (Ruth 3:10). Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz. 4. John Piper Sep 3, 2008 7 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Learn more about Desiring God Desiring God. 1. She had, indeed, decided to take refuge under the wings of Jehovah God, like a young bird securely nestled against a protective parent. Ruth 2:12. 3. 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