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
- Each name is a sinner that God chose to use for His
- 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
- Jesus is the prophesied Son of God who would come to redeem