Daily Archives: December 6, 2016

The Shoot from the Stump of Jesse

Isaiah 11:1-16 Chapter 11 is the beginning of the concluding portion of the first section within the Book of Isaiah which runs from chapter one through chapter twelve. Here, the prophet takes a victorious view of better days ahead to … Continue reading

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The Faith of Joseph

Matthew 1:18-25 This scene explains the ambiguity that we found in 1:16 regarding the father of Jesus, and I’m sure you will recall our discussion of that from last time. Joseph was betrothed to Mary, which in that place and … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ: Conclusions

I’ll confess to you right here and now that when I sit down to read the Bible, I skip the genealogies, but when I sit down to study the Bible, I look for genealogies. For many who casually read the … Continue reading

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