Here aremore chapters to skim as we complete the long list of descendants that take up the first nine chapters of this book. Some ideas to keep in mind…
Searching into one’s family tree is made much easier these days due to tremendous data bases that families can find on the internet. The names in these chapters make up “God’s Data Base” that gives the people just back from exile a sense of who they are.
God has used many persons in your life to bring you to faith and love for Jesus. Who are they? I wonder who helped these persons find God? You surely don’t know who they all are, but think of this: there is a whole network of persons extending back like links in a chain, that have brought you to this day. Something else to think about: if any of your ancestors did not meet and get married, you would not be here!
Tuesdays are dedicated to the the history and writings
of the Hebrew Scriptures.
These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook. You will have the entire program of well over a thousand of these introductions with you on your phone or table! Check the menu options at the site for more information.