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4 Comments
  1. I trust that my Bible has more than I need to find an entrance into heaven, more than I need to learn how to live rightly, more warnings than I need to keep me from going wrong, and more wisdom than I can receive, but I dare not trust my Bible to be absolutely without any error.

    So how do we know when to trust what we are reading? That we learn by experience and by trusting the Lord to lead us through.

  2. Ray I do not think there is any error. Can you show me where you think there is error? I do think there is a lot of error in my understanding of most of the bible.

  3. Jon, It’s in Matt 1, the counting of the generations. Though that in itself might be solved, it’s the fact that this is a listing of Jesus’ generation, so why would Joseph Mary’s husband be in it? (1:16)

    Furthermore, Luke tells us that Joseph (the husband of Mary) had a father named Heli, (Luke 3:23) rather than Jacob as stated in Matt 1:16.

    I’ve heard that since Matthew’s listing is pertaining to Jesus’ generation or lineage, that Jacob, (of 1:15,16) is really the father of Mary instead of the husband of Mary as stated.

    This would appear to make the counting of the generations as listed in Matt 1, add up, counting Abraham as one generation, and Isaac as another, etc, counting every name once, and not leaving anyone out.

    But then there is some information on Jehoiachim, or Jehoiakim,, or Coniah, to look at, and compare with Matt 1:11. (see Jer 37:1 for example)

    Somebody might be able to make this counting of the generations work out, using all the information from what’s written in our Bibles, but I’m still not clear on it.

    Using only the information given in Matt 1, counting Abraham as one generation, and Isaac as another and considering Jacob in 1:15,16, to be Mary’s father, rather than husband, it seems to me to add up fine.

    So it’s mainly the matter of who is this Jacob. Is it Heli? Is it Mary’s father, or is it the father of Joseph her husband?

    It seems to me that Matt 1:16 should read, “father” of Mary, rather than “husband”.

    I believe all of our Bibles read the same on this matter.

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