The Family Heritage of the Messiah
Two Genealogies – One Savior <ul><li>Is the Bible wrong?  </li></ul><ul><li>Does one add names the other skips?   </li></u...
The Importance of Genealogies <ul><li>First, ancestry determined one’s claim on land.  (See Numbers 26.52-56) </li></ul><u...
Genealogical Comparisons <ul><li>Both genealogies are the same from Abraham until King David. </li></ul><ul><li>Both genea...
The Genealogical Comparisons <ul><li>Matthew’s Account </li></ul><ul><li>Traces the lineage forward. </li></ul><ul><li>Beg...
Women in the Genealogy <ul><li>Tamar, who was involved in a scandal with Judah  (Genesis 38) </li></ul><ul><li>Rahab, the ...
What do the Genealogies mean? <ul><li>The Son of God had a troubled genealogical past. </li></ul><ul><li>The genealogy of ...
Your Genealogy or Heritage? <ul><li>“ But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own p...
Your Genealogy or Heritage? <ul><li>“ Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received ...
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Genealogy Of Christ

  1. 1. The Family Heritage of the Messiah
  2. 2. Two Genealogies – One Savior <ul><li>Is the Bible wrong? </li></ul><ul><li>Does one add names the other skips?   </li></ul><ul><li>Was one genealogy of Joseph and one of Mary ? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Importance of Genealogies <ul><li>First, ancestry determined one’s claim on land. (See Numbers 26.52-56) </li></ul><ul><li>Second, ancestry determined claims to the right inheritance. (See Ruth 3-4) </li></ul><ul><li>Third, ancestry in Israel established the basis of taxation. (See Luke 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth, any claim to the priesthood or royalty had to be verified by genealogy. (See Ezra 2.61-63) </li></ul><ul><li>God in the Manger , John Macarthur </li></ul><ul><li>(Page 15) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Genealogical Comparisons <ul><li>Both genealogies are the same from Abraham until King David. </li></ul><ul><li>Both genealogies show the royal blood line of Jesus. </li></ul><ul><li>Both genealogies bear the names of Zerubbabel and Shealtiel after the lineage of David. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two leaders of the Jews returning from the exile to Babylon. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Genealogical Comparisons <ul><li>Matthew’s Account </li></ul><ul><li>Traces the lineage forward. </li></ul><ul><li>Begins at Abraham </li></ul><ul><li>Divided into three sections of 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Luke’s Account </li></ul><ul><li>Traces the lineage backward. </li></ul><ul><li>Traces the lineage to Adam. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes many more people. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Women in the Genealogy <ul><li>Tamar, who was involved in a scandal with Judah (Genesis 38) </li></ul><ul><li>Rahab, the Canaanite harlot of Jericho (Joshua 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Ruth, who was not an Israelite, but a Moabite (Ruth 1:4) </li></ul><ul><li>Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah (2 Samuel. 11:1–12:23) </li></ul>
  7. 7. What do the Genealogies mean? <ul><li>The Son of God had a troubled genealogical past. </li></ul><ul><li>The genealogy of Matthew shows the divinity of Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>The genealogy of Luke shows the humanity of Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>No one ever questioned the fact that Jesus was a descendant of David. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Your Genealogy or Heritage? <ul><li>“ But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of the darkness into his marvelous light.” </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Peter 2:9, ESV) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Your Genealogy or Heritage? <ul><li>“ Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Peter 2:10, ESV) </li></ul>

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