Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Tax Collector

Matthew 1:1

Even in the very first verse of his gospel, Matthew tells us that Jesus fulfills God’s promises to His people. As the “son of Abraham,” Jesus is revealed as the one through whom Abraham will bless the nations (Gen. 12:1–3). Many in this world think they can find this blessing through means other than the mediation of Christ Jesus. In this age of syncretism and relativism let us always maintain that God’s favor comes only through Christ Jesus.

For further study:

Jeremiah 33:14–26

The Bible in a year:

Genesis 3–5

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.

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