Being Disqualified Doesn’t Disqualify You


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[From the archives.]

Being Disqualified Is Not The End Of The World

I read an interesting passage the other day:

No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord, not even in the tenth generation. For they did not come to meet you with bread and water on your way when you came out of Egypt … .” (Deuteronomy 23:3-4.)

King David was a descendant of a Moabite. Here’s how it happened:

Boaz announced to the elders and all the people, “Today you are witnesses that I have bought from Naomi all the property of Elimelek, Kilion and Mahlon. I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, Mahlon’s widow, as my wife, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property, so that his name will not disappear from among his family or from his hometown. Today you are witnesses!”

So…

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