In my last article, we were looking into the genealogy of Jesus Christ and how it makes an amazing story for us. I mentioned in my previous article that I wanted to share about the grace in the genealogy the very next week, but I was not able to post it due to the power failure and network problem caused by the cyclone at Chennai in India. I thank God for bringing back our city to form and also I wish everyone, ‘a Merry Christmas’ on behalf of my family. We......
When we read the gospel of Matthew, we like to begin with the verse 18 in the Chapter 1. We often skip the first 17 verses as we feel them to be boring list of difficult to pronounce names of people. Why it is presented at the start of a book? For Jewish people, their genealogy was very important. When the Israelites conquered Canaan, they had their own territories to live in and so they divided the land and cities by tribe. They kept careful records of their genealogies to prove......