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Raintree Community Church

Nov 27, 2022

Text:  Matthew 1:1-17


Jesus’ Lineage Covers God’s Promises to Abraham and David (Matthew 1:1)

  • God’s promise to Abraham: “In you, all the families of the earth will be blessed.” (Gen. 12:1-3)
  • God’s promise to David: “Your throne will be established forever.” (2 Sam 7:8-16)
  • This genealogy underscores the faithfulness of God to keep His promise to send a Savior.


Jesus’ Lineage Contains a Cast of Unlikely Characters (Matthew 1:2-16)

  • Each name is a sinner that God chose to use for His glory.
  • When we take time to consider this list, we come away in awe of God’s grace toward sinners.


Jesus’ Lineage Confirms His Messiahship (Matthew 1:17)

  • Jesus is the prophesied Son of God who would come to redeem His people.