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

Matthew 1:1

What an opening by Matthew!

Jesus – he will save his people from their sins.

Messiah – the promised anointed One – the deliverer from bondage.

Son of David – the promised King of the whole earth.

Son of Abraham – the promised Blessing to all the nations of the world.

Daily Reading: Psalm 39

Bible in One Year: Philippians 4; Ezekiel 24; Isaiah 52