Tag Archives: Matthew 1

Don’t miss Jesus this Christmas!

Matthew 1:12-16 12 And after the deportation to Babylon: Jechoniah was father of Shealtiel, and Shealtiel father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel father of Abiud, and Abiud father of Eliakim, and Eliakim father of Azor, 14 and Azor father of … Continue reading

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God with us

Matthew 1:22-25 22 All this happened in order to fulfill what the Lord had predicted through the prophet: 23 “See, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which translates as ‘God with … Continue reading

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what has happened to her

Matthew 1:17-21 17 Now 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 fourteen generations. 18 and the birth of … Continue reading

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Family Shame

Matthew 1:6-11 6 and Jesse father of David the king. And David was father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam father of Abijah, and Abijah father of Asaph, 8 and Asaph … Continue reading

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Family History

Matthew 1:1-5 1 A record of the family history of Jesus Christ, a descendant of David, a descendant of Abraham. 2 Abraham was father of Isaac, and Isaac was father of Jacob, and Jacob was father of Judah and his … Continue reading

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the virgin birth of heaven’s king

Jesus’ birth was completely natural; there was nothing supernatural about it.  His conception was the miracle.  The human DNA that would have come from Joseph in a natural conception came from the Holy Spirit instead.  Matthew tells the story by … Continue reading

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the earthly family of heaven’s king

Matthew 1:1-17.  The Gospel of Matthew is a great adventure story by which readers are confronted with the reality that they have been visited by an extra-terrestrial: heaven’s king, Jesus Christ.  Matthew first encountered the king when he was called … Continue reading

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