Let's read the Bible
Week 35: Matthew
September 3, 2021
We began reading through the Bible in January with the purpose of reading the entire Bible in a year. Another purpose is to read the Bible FOR a year. To that end before we finish the year we will read all of the Old Testament once, and read through the New Testament twice. This week we will read the book of Matthew.
Matthew begins with the genealogy connecting Jesus to the tribe of Judah, the tribe of Kings. There are many names mentioned in Matthew that we read about in Kings and Chronicles. We read about Ruth, Boaz, Rahab, good kings, and bad kings in the historical record of Jesus Chris...