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Matthew 1:1-17 | A Legacy Of Faith

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A Legacy Of Faith

 

Matthew 1:1-17

Key Verse 1:1

 

“A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham.”

 

Matthew tells us the beautiful story of Jesus’ life and ministry. He tells us why that Jesus came to our messed up world. God loves us and wanted to save us from our sins. And he begins his story with a genealogy of names. They trace the ancestry of Jesus all the way back to David and Abraham. Luke traces them to Adam, but Matthew stops with Abraham because he wanted us to understand something about Jesus’ ancestry. He wanted to convey that while human ancestry may at times be relevant, what’s more important is spiritual ancestry, especially when it is marked by faith. God chose one man Abraham to … Read the rest

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