THE NEWBORN KING: GENEALOGY

A contemplative reading for Advent.

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

MATTHEW 1:1 ESV

Image by Scott Aasman

READ & RECITE

Read the full passage in Matthew 1:1-17

Read Matthew 1:1 a second time, but aloud and slowly, allowing each word to sink in.


OBSERVE

Take a few moments and pay special attention to the key passage and accompanying image.

  • How is this image related to the passage? How does the passage bring life to the image? How does the image bring life to the passage?

CONNECT

Look up the related passages provided and read each one. Notice and write down the words, phrases or ideas that connect to today's image and key verse.


GENESIS 5:1 · GENESIS 22:13 · 2 SAMUEL 7:16 · LUKE 2:4


REFLECT

What new questions did this study bring up for you?

How does today’s reading resonate with your life? Your relationship with Jesus?

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