Memorable Scripture: The Begats

Matt 1:1-2
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; Continue reading

Part of the Family

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. Gal 3:26
And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!” Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ. Gal 4:6-7 Continue reading

The Promise of Ruth

Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Matt 1:5
Another woman of the “begets” is Ruth, the great-grandmother of King David.
Though Tamar was most likely a Canaanite and Rahab was a prostitute of Jericho; Ruth is a Moabite. Continue reading

The Promise of Rahab

The next “begat” woman is from Jericho; Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Matt 1:5
Then Joshua secretly sent out two spies from the Israelite camp at Acacia. He instructed them, “Spy out the land on the other side of the Jordan River, especially around Jericho.” So the two men set out and came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there that night.
Josh 2:1 NLT Continue reading

The Promise of Tamar

There is probably nothing that will bog down your Bible reading down like the begets!
Though an important part of the genealogical record of Jesus Christ, it does make for some slow reading.
The begets can be found in Matt 1:2-16 Continue reading