Words are powerful. They hurt, implore, and inspire. Out of love, God sent His Word to bring salvation. The Word became flesh so that all people may receive the Truth and the Life. The Word is that powerful…. Read More
When we reflect upon our lives and see the hand of God carefully crafting and directing us according to his purpose and will, we come upon a different story that reflects God’s mercy and grace. Despite ourselves, it’s amazing how God’s will has a way to overrule our heart’s desire. God’s plans circumvents our plans. Yet, in doing so, God’s mercy and grace proceeds to give us far more than our hearts could have ever imagined.
With this understanding, we begin to see ourselves in this family tree. By faith, we are sons and daughters of God. By faith, we are adopted into a family. By faith, our names are now attached to this genealogical record. His-story now becomes my-story. When personalized, the genealogies of the Bible now become more interesting. Our names are attached to them.