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Sermon Title: Reclaimed, Part 3
Main Text: Ruth Ch. 2
Discussion Questions :
(Please feel free to modify questions to accommodate your specific group!)
Think about your conversations, interactions, and other daily happenings ... do you often look for opportunities to move people to a God-centered, Gospel-focused place? Why has God placed you in certain environments? Why has he surrounded you with certain people, even the difficult ones? Is it possible to look at these relationships and circumstances through the lens of the gospel and recognize God's handiwork there? I believe it is not only is possible but commanded that we do! Boaz displays for the reader a recognition that God is at work in the circumstances that are unfolding. And God is showing us how He is using Boaz for His good purposes.
READ Ruth Ch. 2: 4-15
How does Boaz run his fields? What is his attitude towards his resources? (LEADER: Gather it from the text)
In this very 1st conversation between Ruth & Boaz - Discuss Boaz' s attitude, and Ruths response?
In this passage- how does Boaz display what he believes about God? (LEADER: God as redeemer, provider, protector..)
Discuss how Boaz is the instrument of redemption in Ruth's life. (LEADER: How is God using him?)
What does the text display about Boaz faith? (We see he set a culture of faith...)
What can you do this week that would "display the aroma of your faith" in Christ? (at work, at home, with family??)
How can we bring our faith more forward in the different spheres of our lives? How can you engage a culture of faith better?
How does the GREAT REDEEMER, Jesus, push us to bring our faith forward?