Luke 2 is really the quintessential Christmas passage. It’s the most complete account of the birth of the Messiah and the text most people associate with Christmas. It’s not, however, simply a narrative. In Luke’s telling he gives us a picture of how God sovereignly works; of how God is the God of power and […]
The God of the universe enters His creation in both glory and humility.
The lineage of the Messiah shows that He comes for all people and for sinners.
Genesis ends with the deaths of Jacob and Joseph, and the seeds of God’s future redemption.
Jacob’s life ends as an example of how God through trials and time can change anyone into a useful servant of His kindgom.
Jacob lives the last years of a turbulent life in peace and joy.
Joseph reveals his identity – Israel moves to Egypt – God’s plan of redemption begins to take shape.