In the rebellious period of Israel’s history of Judges, there is a flicker of light in the form of the beautiful story of Ruth. Ruth was a Moabitess and was the great grandmother of David the ancestor of Christ. Here we see God’s grace adopting the gentiles into the family of Christ. Boaz who was the son of Rahab the harlot from Jericho become the kinsman redeemer for Ruth’s mother in law Naomi. Ruth and Boaz are both found in the bloodline of the Messiah in Matthew 1.