God’s Grace Turns Messes into Blessings

  1. The Test of God’s Grace: When God’s People Cause Messes 1:1-22
    1. The Mistake: Callousness sets you up for a mess (vv 1-2)
    2. The Mess: Comprimise leads to a bigger mess (vv 3-5)
    3. The Mercy: Compassion leads the way out of a mess (vv 6-22)
  2. The Triumph of God’s Grace: When God Turns Messes Into Blessings (vv 2:1-22; 4:1-13a)
    1. Naomi/Ruth/Boaz – a story of redemption (vv 2:1-22, 4:1-13a)
    2. Adam/Christ/Believers – the greater story of redemption (vv 4:13b-22)