Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

Where the Guns Fell Silent, Redux

I first posted this back in 2015, but with the observances for Memorial Day fast approaching, and considering the fact that Memorial Day (originally called “Decoration Day) was established to honor Civil War fatalities, I thought this might be a … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ: Matthew 1:6-17

Matthew continues his genealogy as he moves from the first group of 14 names to the next. The first group culminates in King David, that glorious figure who is “a man after God’s own heart”, with whom God made a … Continue reading

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ: Matthew 1:1-6

This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham: (1:1) Matthew begins with this verse full of content and contextual implications. It would seem that Matthew is intent on linking the story of Jesus to the … Continue reading

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