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Who’s Your Grandfather?

The genealogies of Jesus have perplexed some. Was Jesus’ grandfather Jacob (Matthew 1:16) or, Heli (Luke 3:23)? Furthermore, such is not the only difference between Matthew’s record and that of Luke’s. A careful study of the opening chapters of Matthew … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Jeconiah and Jesus

God said to Jeconiah, also called Coniah for short, and sometimes called Jehoiachin – “I will give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of those whose face you fear – the hand of … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 1)

The background to this chapter is this: Assyria is pushing westward, conquering territory, and quickly becoming the dominant world power. Under these circumstances, two old foes, Syria and Israel, form a league for mutual protection. The two then try to … Continue reading

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