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Matthew 1: 18-24 The Birth of Jesus

Matthew 1: 18-24 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy … Continue reading

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Matthew 1: 1-17 How the Story Begins

Matthew 1: 1-17 1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah … Continue reading

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The Line of Kings in Matthew compared with the Hebrew Scriptures

United Kingdom of Israel David (1010-970 BCE) Replaced Saul, Narrative of David runs from 1 Samuel 16-1 Kings 1 in the 1 &2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings telling of Israel’s story. It runs from 1 Chronicles 11-22 in Chronicles … Continue reading

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From Abraham to David in Matthew’s Genealogy

Abraham Abraham’s (earlier known as Abram) story runs from Genesis 12-25 and this marks the beginning of the covenant that God will make with Abraham and his descendants. The story follows Abraham and Sarah, Hagar and Ishmael, and their interactions … Continue reading

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