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Gods Lessons Through Genealogies


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Gods Lessons Through Genealogies

  1. 2. Q. Which part of the Bible is the least read? A. Genealogies
  2. 3. God’s Lessons through Genealogies
  3. 4. Look at four Different Genealogies <ul><li>Adam’s genealogy in Genesis </li></ul><ul><li>Parez’s genealogy in Ruth </li></ul><ul><li>Christ’s genealogy in Matthew </li></ul><ul><li>Our genealogy in Christ </li></ul>
  4. 5. Adam’s Genealogy <ul><li>Genesis 4: 19-22 </li></ul><ul><li>Cain’s Genealogy </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis 5:1-32 </li></ul><ul><li>Seth’s Genealogy </li></ul>
  5. 6. Adam’s Genealogy – Lesson 1 <ul><li>Worldly Progress Vs No Achievements </li></ul>Achievements Cain built for his son, Seth built into his son
  6. 7. Adam’s Genealogy – Lesson 2 <ul><li>… was born…begat… </li></ul><ul><li>Vs …lived…years </li></ul>Time Span So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom Ps 90:12 Thou numberest my wanderings: Put Thou my tears into Thy bottle... Ps 56:8
  7. 8. Adam’s Genealogy – Lesson 3 <ul><li>… and he died </li></ul>Death Precious in the sight of Jehovah is the death of His saints. Ps 116:15
  8. 9. Adam’s Genealogy – Lesson 4 Gospel Man appointed mortal sorrow the Blessed God shall come down teaching his death shall bring the despairing rest or comfort Adam (Vs4) Seth (Vs4) E-nos (Vs6) Ca-i-nan (Vs9) Ma-hal-a-leel (Vs12) Jar-ed (Vs15) Enoch (Vs18) Methuselah (Vs21) La-mech (Vs25) Noah (Vs29)
  9. 10. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 <ul><li>Vs 18: Now these are the generations of Pharez: Pharez begat Hezron </li></ul><ul><li>Vs 19: And Hezron begat Ram, and Ram begat Am-min-a-dab </li></ul><ul><li>Vs20: And Am-min-a-dab begat Nashon, and Nashon begat Salmon </li></ul><ul><li>Vs 21: And Salmon begat Boaz, and Boaz begat Obed. </li></ul><ul><li>Vs 22: And O-bed begat Jesse, and Jesse begat David. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 <ul><li>Genesis 38: 28 – </li></ul><ul><li>… his name was called Perez </li></ul>
  11. 12. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 Deut 23:2 – An illegitimate shall not enter into the assembly of Jehovah; even to the tenth generation shall none of his enter into the assembly of Jehovah.
  12. 13. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 <ul><li>Deut 17:15– 20 : </li></ul><ul><li>( Ten commandments in choosing a King) </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose… </li></ul>
  13. 14. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 <ul><li>1 Samuel13:14 – </li></ul><ul><li> … The LORD hath sought him a man after </li></ul><ul><li>his own heart … </li></ul>
  14. 15. Pharez’s Genealogy – Ruth 4: 18-22 <ul><li>Ps 85: 10 -- </li></ul><ul><li>Mercy and truth are met together; </li></ul><ul><li>righteousness and peace </li></ul><ul><li>have kissed each other. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Christ’s Genealogy – Matthew 1:16 Four Women Mt 1:3 – Tamar (Gen38:26) Mt 1:5 – Rahab (Jos 2:18 ) Mt 1:5 – Ruth (Ruth 4:11) Mt 1:6 – Bathsheba (2 Sam11) Lesson 1 <ul><li>Righteousness </li></ul><ul><li>Redemption </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Royalty </li></ul>
  16. 17. Christ’s Genealogy – Matthew 1:7-8 <ul><li>Roboam begat Abia </li></ul><ul><li>Abia begat Asa </li></ul><ul><li>Asa begat Josaphat </li></ul><ul><li>Josaphet begat Joram </li></ul>Lesson 2 Bad father begat a bad son Bad father begat a good son Good father begat a good son Good father begat a bad son
  17. 18. Christ’s Genealogy – Matthew 1:7-8 - Thomas Fuller Scripture Observations Actual impiety is not hereditary – Good news for my son Father’s piety cannot be entailed – Bad news for me
  18. 19. Our Genealogy – Heritage in Christ Rom 6:5 For if we have been planted together in the likeness of His death, we shall be also in the likeness of His resurrection
  19. 20. Our Genealogy – Heritage in Christ Ezra 2:62 & Nehemiah 7:64 These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they, as polluted, put from the priesthood
  20. 21. Our Genealogy – Heritage in Christ <ul><li>1 Peter 2: 9 (Exodus 19: 5-6a) </li></ul><ul><li>But ye are a </li></ul><ul><li>chosen generation, </li></ul><ul><li>a royal priesthood, </li></ul><ul><li>an holy nation, </li></ul><ul><li>a peculiar people; </li></ul><ul><li>that ye should shew forth the praises of Him </li></ul><ul><li> who hath called you out of darkness </li></ul><ul><li> into His marvelous light. </li></ul>(Redemption) (Royalty) (Righteousness) (Relationship)