Matthew 1 notes Ancestry of Jesus Christ... ... a descendant of David... a descendant of Abraham Matthew depicts Jesus as King.... Lion of the tribe of JudahThe Sovereignty of Jesus ... Mark >> Ox / Servant... Luke >> Son of Man / Human nature... John >> Son of God / Divine nature/ Eagle Any King … Continue reading Matthew 1: Lineage >> Jesus as King. Women in the lineage. The birth of Christ in me.
Matthew 12: 1-21 Law of the Sabbath - no work at all?? ( Exodus 35, Exodus 31:12-17, Numbers 15: 32-36). Quite explicit and harsh Kind of an impossible law to keep. How else were they to eat? The law was a school master to show us our need for a Saviour...Galatians 3:24 ...the free gift … Continue reading Matthew 12:1-21: Proclaiming Justice = Spreading the Gospel?! The Model Servant Blueprint? Mercy Trumps Sacrifice. Law fulfilled by Grace.