The Skeletons in God's Closet
Topic: Advent Passage: Matthew 1:1–1:17
We might think it odd for Matthew to lead off his Gospel with what feels to us like a snoozer - a genealogy. But there is a reason that he does. In this genealogy is everything you need to know about Christianity. All the essentials are in there.
The amount of things Matthew is trying to teach us through this simple list of names is remarkable. But today, we're going to limit ourselves to 5 things in particular.