A King from Bethlehem (Ruth 4:18-22)

A King from Bethlehem (Ruth 4:18-22)

Main idea: Even in the midst of the mundane, God is still working out his promised plan.

Outline:

  1. The origins of God’s promised plan in Genesis
  2. The fulfillment of God’s promised plan in Matthew
  3. One practical consideration from Ruth 4

Secondary sources cited:

  • James M. Hamilton Jr., Typology: Understanding the Bible’s Promise-Shaped Patterns—How Old Testament Expectations Are Fulfilled in Christ (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2021).
  • Stephen G. Dempster, Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible, NSBT 15 (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2003).
  • Barry G. Webb, Five Festal Garments: Christian Reflections on The Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther, NSBT 10 (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000).
  • George Eliot, Middlemarch (New York: Penguin Classics, 2003).

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