For July 9th 2021 Live@5
Matthew 1:1–17 (NKJV, also paralleled in Mark 1:1, Luke 1:1-4, 3:23-38)
1:1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:
2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers. 3 Judah begot Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot Ram. 4 Ram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot Nahshon, and Nahshon begot Salmon. 5 Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse, 6 and Jesse begot David the king.
Many wonder why the genealogy of Christ is a necessary part of the Bible. A simple family tree does not necessarily make for good reading, but there are many things in this genealogy that are extremely interesting and encouraging to the reader upon a closer look. When one looks at this genealogy, there are many flawed and even…
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