Theology Tuesday: Why Study Jesus’ Genealogy?


One pastor recently quipped:

Tamar, Rahab, Ruth the Moabite, Bathsheba. All in Jesus’ genealogy (with a bunch of other sinners). Proof God can redeem *anything*

Our family tree says a lot about our past, present, and our, perhaps, our future, too.  So, as we prepare to study Matthew 1 this month, why is it important to take time to study Jesus’ family tree? What promise does it hold for us as we seek to be Gospel-centered in all we do?

For a great short article on this, please see this from The Gospel Coalition: