TITLE: When God Became Man
TEXT: Matthew 1:16-18
PROPOSITION: We must learn to appreciate where Jesus came from.
KEY WORD: Backgrounds
SCRIPTURE READING: Same
Human Background 18
His mother was Mary. She was human.
He had brothers, sisters, cousins, aunts and uncles.
His father (Joseph) was a carpenter.
Gentile Background 5-6
There are four women in the genealogy of Jesus.
Tamar daughter-in-law of Jacob Canaanite.
Rahab Harlot from Jericho Amorite
Ruth followed Naomi home Moabite
Bathsheba wife of Uriah, adultery with David Hitite
Jewish Background tribe of Judah
He was "legally" of the tribe of Judah. Hebrews 7:12-14
Jospeh was his "foster" father.
Royal Background David and Solomon
Jesus was in the Royal bloodline.
He would inherit the throne It was His by right.
Holy Background Holy Spirit
Jesus is from God. He is God.
Eternal. Creator. All powerful, All knowing, etc.
Jesus is part of the Godhead trinity 3 persons = One Divine Nature