a. Rahab the Harlot was Boaz’ mother.
b. Rahab had saved the lives of the two spies.
c. Jericho was a wicked, corrupt, and depraved city that worshipped Ashtoreth the moon goddess, known as the goddess of war and love. Worship was often practiced with prostitution.
d. Rahab saved, not only herself, but also her parents, brothers and sisters, and all their family members.
e. Rahab’s courage and faith in the God of Israel saved her and her family.
f. Rahab and her family were foreigners who came to Israel.
g. Rahab became the first gentile convert in the Bible.
h. Rahab married Salmon, from a leading family in the nation, and they became the parents of Boaz.