Like Rahab, we first must have the spiritual understanding that God is in control, and that sin must be
Redemption in Rahab's story
1. The agreement called for a pledge, which was a a scarlet rope.
Christ's blood is our thread of redemption.
2. The same rope that saved the Jewish spies was the rope that saved Rahab.
God's plan of redemption for His chosen people is also His plan for the Gentiles.
3. Rahab was an unlikely person to be saved.
That's how deep the love of God goes and how true His justice is.
New Testament references to Rahab
1. Hebrews 11:31-included with all the great heroes of faith.
Rahab believed in her heart and confessed with her mouth
2. James 2:25 -Rahab's faith demanded that she do something to demonstrate her faith.
Faith that does not consist of both belief and works is counterfeit.
3. Matthew 1:5 – Jesus didn't come from just royal blood, He came for lost humanity.