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Matthew 1:6-7 BBC: Why does Matthew’s genealogy differ from Luke’s genealogy?

Matthew 1:6-7 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 6 and Jesse became the father of David the king. From David to the Babylonian Exile And David became the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon became the father of Rehoboam,... Continue Reading →


BIBLE BACKGROUNDS: The Two Worlds of Politics and Society and Early Christianity

Dr. Thomas F. Marshall A. POLITICAL There were three political entities in this world at the time of Christ. They were the Roman, the Hellenistic, and the Jewish states. The first two were closely tied together, and the third kept... Continue Reading →


By Kieran Beville Jesus had just observed the Passover with his disciples. He instituted what is now known as the Lord’s Table. He agonized in the garden of Gethsemane. There we witness the struggle of Jesus and how he acted under... Continue Reading →

BIBLE BACKGROUNDS: The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

By Kieran Beville In the parable of The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Lk. 18:9-14), we see two different kinds of men, two different approaches to God and two different outcomes. It is an ancient message, which demands modern application.... Continue Reading →

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