Matthew's Genealogy: The Structure
Topic: Sermons Passage: Matthew 1:1–1:17
In this genealogy, Matthew gives us the structure of Redemptive history, showing us that God’s sovereign plan involves three major men and God's covenant with them: Abraham, David, and Jesus.
“The Book of the Genealogy of...”11 times (Toledots) in Genesis, only 2 of them include “the book of”:
1. Heavens - Creation -> New Creation
2. Adam - First Adam/Man -> Last Adam