What can I learn from a genealogy?

What can I learn from a genealogy?

Matthew 1 The Genealogy of Jesus Christ 1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, 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 and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez...
Humility, Suffering, and My Adversary the Devil

Humility, Suffering, and My Adversary the Devil

1 Peter 5:5-11 “Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand...
Leading

Leading

1 Peter 5:1-4 Leading for God’s Glory “So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising...
Surprised by Suffering

Surprised by Suffering

1 Peter 4:12-19 “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his...
Sweet Communion

Sweet Communion

Remember that “the end of all things is at hand, therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded”. Why? “For the sake of our prayers”! So, for the sake of our prayers quit participating in things that hinder sweet communion with God. Communion with God should be our...
The Gospel

The Gospel

1 Peter 3:18-22 – The Gospel “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison,...