Luke 3 b- Jesus' genealogy

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Today's bible study was on Luke 3b. 

- About 30 years old, jesus began his public ministry because in Moses time, Lev served from 30-50. 
- It was only thought Joseph was Jesus' father.  Because Jesus did not have a biological father (Birth by virgin Mary).
- Differences between Matthew and Luke because Matthew only listed Kings (written for Jews) and Luke more complete (listing those who may not be royal).
- Matthew starts from Abraham to David to Jesus. 
- Luke starts from Jesus to David, to Abraham, to Adam to God. Illustrating that Jesus is a savior for man. 
- Adam was the first man to sin, and since we are all his descendants, we too are cursed and have the sin of origin. We can not directly be connected to God anymore because of this. 
- We also have our own personal sins. For example, David, even though he was known as a man after God's own heart, he committed a sin by coverting his neighbour's wife. And he was punished for this. He repented and God forgave him. We too have many sins, that makes us even further from God. 
- When Jesus came, he fulfilled the old promise and created a new promise. So WHAT? Through Jesus we can be united once again with God. Because we are children of God. 

1) Admit that you are a sinner, because you are a descendant of Adam and because you have committed your own sins
2) And we can not save ourselves. 
3) Jesus came, as God, to sacrifice his own life, so that we can be free of this sin. His precious blood washed away both the sin of origin and the sin we committed- once and for all.
4) All we have to do is to believe that he died for our sins and choose to follow him as our saviour from now on. And we can be guaranteed to have eternal life. 

What does it mean to follow Jesus? This is a point of discussion to be covered at another time. But Have you taken the first few steps? Are you ready to commit your life?

Luke 3: 23- 38

Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry. He was the son, so it was thought, of Joseph,
the son of Heli, 24 the son of Matthat,
the son of Levi, the son of Melki,
the son of Jannai, the son of Joseph,
25 the son of Mattathias, the son of Amos,
the son of Nahum, the son of Esli,
the son of Naggai, 26 the son of Maath,
the son of Mattathias, the son of Semein,
the son of Josek, the son of Joda,
27 the son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa,
the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel,
the son of Neri, 28 the son of Melki,
the son of Addi, the son of Cosam,
the son of Elmadam, the son of Er,
29 the son of Joshua, the son of Eliezer,
the son of Jorim, the son of Matthat,
the son of Levi, 30 the son of Simeon,
the son of Judah, the son of Joseph,
the son of Jonam, the son of Eliakim,
31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna,
the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan,
the son of David, 32 the son of Jesse,
the son of Obed, the son of Boaz,
the son of Salmon,[d] the son of Nahshon,
33 the son of Amminadab, the son of Ram,[e]
the son of Hezron, the son of Perez,
the son of Judah, 34 the son of Jacob,
the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham,
the son of Terah, the son of Nahor,
35 the son of Serug, the son of Reu,
the son of Peleg, the son of Eber,
the son of Shelah, 36 the son of Cainan,
the son of Arphaxad, the son of Shem,
the son of Noah, the son of Lamech,
37 the son of Methuselah, the son of Enoch,
the son of Jared, the son of Mahalalel,
the son of Kenan, 38 the son of Enosh,
the son of Seth, the son of Adam,
the son of God.

專輯:信靠祢聖名 Trust in thy name曲名:來 Come演唱:Johanna Ma
1.卑微受傷 困惑軟弱 我來到主跟前

[Humbly injured confused and weak, I came before the Lord.]
2.來見我主 屈膝跪下 我俯伏在主前

[Come and see my lord, I fell down on my knees before my Lord] 

[Because you have healed my broken heart]C.來 帶我展翅飛
[Come, lead me in your flight]我與祢翱翔 更新我力量
[We will soar on your wings and renew my strength]來 帶我展翅飛
[Come, lead me in your flight]祢醫治我靈 我心靈高唱
[You have healed my spirit, and my spirit sings to you]B.我被罪纏繞著 像我心枷鎖 我俯伏主跟前
[I was haunted by the shackles of sin, like my heart was locked, Lord I come before you]我放棄我所有 奉獻一生 給祢我神
[I give up everything, and offer up my life to you my God]B2.羔羊的寶血 把我罪洗淨 我來到祢跟前
[Precious blood of the lamb, washed away my sings, I come before you]於祢榮耀中 在祢手裡 君王我跟隨祢
[In your glory, in your hands, king, I will follow you]

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