This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah,
the son of David, the son of Abraham

Matthew 1:1

Matthew, writing for his nation of Israel, sets out the royal line of Jesus the King. Jesus means ‘Jah is Saviour’. The name of the eternal unchanging God, our Saviour, coupled with the Saviour of sinners. So much power, yet so much humility is encompassed in that name.

Daily Reading: Acts 18