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The Generation of Jesus Christ

Scripture Passage: 
Matthew 1:1
Attached audio files: 

Introduction: It is not what you know, it is not who you know, it is who your father is. The Bible is a book of genealogy (Matthew 1:1; Genesis 5:1). Throughout, your family line makes all the difference.

  1. The Family Line of Jesus Christ
    1. The Seed of the Woman (Genesis 3:15; Isaiah 7:14; Galatians 4:4)
    2. The Seed of Shem (Genesis 9:26)
    3. The Seed of Abraham (Genesis 22:18; Galatians 3:16)
    4. The Seed of Judah (Genesis 49:10; Hebrews 7:14)
    5. The Seed of Jesse (Isaiah 11:1, 10)
    6. The Seed of David (2 Samuel 7:16; Luke 1:31-33)
    7. In the City of Bethlehem (Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:4-6)
    8. Not the Seed of Coniah (Jechonias) (Jeremiah 22:24-30; but Matthew 1:11-12)
  2. The Father of Jesus Christ
    1. Born of the Holy Ghost (Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:34-35)
    2. Knowing God as His Father (Luke 2:49; John 17:1-5)
    3. Having the Blood of God (Acts 20:28; 1 Peter 1:18-19)
  3. The Family of Jesus Christ
    1. The Children of the Devil (John 8:44)
    2. The Sons of Jesus Christ (John 1:9-13; 3:3-7)
    3. The Generation of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:1)

Conclusion: What about your family line? Who is your father?

David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 3:6

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.