I was recently asked the following question about the genealogies of 1 Chronicles (which are not typical for a verse-of-the-day reflection): “I am going through a devotion to read the Bible in a year. A part of that means reading the Chronicles. I’ve read up to chapter 8, but I still don’t get why they… Continue reading Why Do We Need the Genealogies of 1 Chronicles?
I was asked today about the seeming disparity between the genealogy of Matthew and Luke, both of whom provide a different father’s name for Joseph the (supposed) father of Jesus: Jacob (Matthew 1.16) and Heli (Luke 3.23). There are two basic proposals: 1) That both genealogies refer to Joseph, with Matthew’s account intended for Jesus… Continue reading Who Was Joseph's Father?
(In no particular order) 1 – God was the only one present “in the beginning” to give a testimony of the “what,” “when,” and “how” (Gen.1:1) and has in fact done so. 2 – Genesis 1 describes one week of seven consecutive days of creation and not great ages or vague periods of time. 3… Continue reading 10 Reasons I Believe In A Recent Creation