The breadth of the picture of the Gospel that we see in Ruth is breathtaking, and helps us to more fully see the picture of Christ that Boaz provides. While I already covered some of this picture last week, there is still more to see.
In the last blog post before I took a break for Spring Break, we met Boaz, the mighty man. Now this Mighty Man gives us a beautiful picture of the Gospel.
The image of the wise man and the foolish man who build their houses on the rock or the sand is a familiar one. But does it mean what we think it means, or is there a deeper purpose behind the parable?
Mike Bull’s Moses and the Revelation takes a bold step forward in interpretation of Revelation: letting the core of the Bible interpret the Apocalypse.
Elimelech and his sons are dead; Mara and Ruth are left empty. The new Adam, Elimelech, failed to heed God’s voice and didn’t come to Bethlehem for bread. The new Abraham, he failed to heed God’s call to “stay” rather than “go”. The empty women are left without an Adam – without a go’er redeemer.… Continue reading Friend to Beloved: Ruth 2:1
How the creeds help in seminary #doctrineanddevotion #confessionalpiety
Every once in awhile, as a writer, or somebody who pretends to be a writer, you can always start a post. The ideas are all on the tip of your tongue, waiting to come out. Sometimes, the words come easily. You can start any post you want, just fine. But then you try and get… Continue reading