TEXT: Mt 1:1-17
SERIES: Advent 2017
Biblical genealogies are typically the stuff of yawns and bewilderment as well-meaning Christians try to decipher their significance. But when it comes to Jesus' genealogy, there's more than first meets the eye. As we'll discover, Matthew begins his gospel with Jesus' genealogy not only to establish Jesus' Messianic pedigree but to show us our own desperate need for a Savior.