Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 19, 2010
The "begats" are thought to be the most boring parts of the Bible. But are they? What can we learn from what God tells us in these "tedious" lists?
OPEN: The story’s told of an old Scottish minister who was reading from the opening chapter of Matthew. He started reading, "Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah…"
Then it suddenly occurred to him how long this list was and, not certain he wanted to read all of that,