Contributed by Allan Quak on Nov 19, 2010
The inclusion of Tamar in the genealogy of Jesus demonstrates that, even when we find ourselves in a sinful situation because of our desperation, God is still willing to include us into His family line.
Let me start by reading Matthew 1:1-3
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Abraham was the father of Isaac,
Isaac the father of Jacob,
Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,
Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was