Over the last few weeks, we’ve considered the women in Jesus’ genealogy, and we’ve asked the question: “Why did Matthew include these curious footnotes?” Well, we don’t need to ask that question this morning, do we? Mary is included in this genealogy because she was chosen by God to be the mother of Jesus, who […]
Today we will be looking at the fourth woman in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus – the fourth curious footnote. This addition is perhaps more curious than all the rest. This fourth woman is not even named! That’s odd because Matthew knew her name! He is referring here to Bathsheba, yet he intentionally introduces her in […]
No cause is too small for our God, just as no problem is too big for Him. We are going to see this today in the life of Ruth – God does great things through ordinary people.
It is always a gift when the New Testament authors interpret the Old Testament for us and we’re taught that the story of Rahab ought to be read as a story of faith. If we are going to see what we are meant to see, then we will need to read this story as the […]
We are separated by a great chasm – a chasm that we created with our sin and rebellion. God saw us in our sin and our ruin, and He built a bridge across the great chasm – a bridge that was firmly planted on both sides! Jesus is the way home! Matthew 1:1-3, Genesis 38