Ever since the representative of our race was tried in Eden, and transgressed God’s commandment, the curse of that broken law has rested upon him and upon all whom he in trial represented –all the Adamic race.
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We are experiencing the release of ‘Barabbas’ through Jesus willingness to bear his sentence of death and the restoration of our relationship with the Shepherd and Guardian of our life. Thanks be to God for his unspeakable gift!
All doctrines must square with the Ransom, which is the foundation doctrine–Jesus’ whole purpose before the worlds were even created,
The name Elimelech means “God is King.” His wife’s name, Naomi, signifies “pleasantness,” “pleasant one.” Mahlon and Chilion were their two sons. Mahlon means “sickly,” “one having an infirmity,” and the thought of Chilion is “pining” or “wasting.” Both of the sons’ names suggest a process of illness, a sickly condition. In antitype they represent the Jewish people, the ten-tribe and the two-tribe kingdoms, who rejected Jesus. Jesus said, “Behold, your house is left unto you desolate” (Matt. 23:38).
Boaz was direct and methodical. He knew exactly what to do. He went to the gate where all judgment was given and where all of the people went through. No doubt he had gotten up early and gone to the gate quickly so that he would be sure to catch the kinsman. Seeing the kinsman, Boaz called out, “Ho, there!” When the kinsman turned, Boaz said, “Come over here and sit down.” Then Boaz ordered ten elders to sit down. He truly would not rest until the matter was settled. We are reminded of Jesus’ ability to perform, of his workmanship (pictured by cassia).