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Wait for it – Matthew 1:24-25

“When Joseph woke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him: he took his wife, but knew her not until she had given birth to a […]

Matthew 1:20-21 A name

“…behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived […]

Matther 1:18-21 Doing the right thing

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with […]

Matthew 1:17 Fourteen?

“So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ […]

Matthew 1:5-6 A few more skeletons

As if the inclusion of Tamar in Jesus’ family tree wasn’t enough, Matthew includes three more women: Rahab, Ruth and “the wife of Uriah” whom we know as Bathsheba.

Matthew 1:1 – The beginning

“The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham” (Matthew 1:1 ESV). That’s an interesting way to begin your version of the greatest […]

I was just thinking about you

Last night I had a free half-hour before my small group met, so I got to make a few phone calls to see how some folks were doing. During the […]