“When Boaz had finished eating and drinking and was in good spirits, he went over to lie down at the far end of the grain pile. Ruth approached quietly, uncovered his feet and lay down. In the middle of the night something startled the man, and he turned and discovered a woman lying at his feet. ‘Who are you?’ he asked. ‘I am your servant Ruth,’ she said. ‘Spread the corner of your garment over me, since you are a kinsman-redeemer.’”
“As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said.”
Isaiah 60:13, 16b
“The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the pine, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn the place of my sanctuary; and I will glorify the place of my feet…Then you will know that I, the Lord am your Savior, your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”
Great Kinsman-Redeemer, you are wise and eternally loving.
You have absorbed the cost of protecting us. You shelter us, speak to us and undeservedly honour us.
Thank you that Jesus was willing to pay the redemption price for us—servants purchased out of poverty at the cost of the Master’s life. From our place at his wounded feet we ask these things in his name.
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