Five Golden Rings: The Five Amazing Women in the Genealogy of Jesus

Five Golden Rings: The Five Amazing Women in the Genealogy of Jesus

by Charles Dyer

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We understand truth far better when we see it lived out in the lives of others. For some reason, seeing real flesh-and-blood examples moves truth from the intangible to the tangible…from the abstract to the concrete…from the theoretical to the practical. Paul understood this when he encouraged the Christians in Corinth to “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1).

Matthew, the writer of the first book in the New Testament, also understood the importance of wrapping bones and sinew around truth so others could see what it looks like up close and personal. He painted a majestic portrait of Jesus, awash in bright colors and vivid details, showing Him to be “Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham” (Matthew 1:1)

And yet Matthew paused five times in his genealogy to identify specific women who were part of the line of Jesus. So what is it about these five women that makes them so special? And what can they teach us to help in our own journeys of faith?

Simply put, that’s the focus of this book. It's a journey of discovery that explores the five wives and mothers in the genealogy of Jesus...and the lessons we can learn from their lives.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015725094
Publisher: Charles Dyer
Publication date: 12/13/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dr. Charles H. Dyer is professor-at-large of Bible at Moody Bible Institute and host of The Land and the Book with Dr. Charlie Dyer, a weekly radio program on the Moody Radio Network heard on 330 outlets across the United States. He is also an Old Testament scholar and authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. Over the last three decades he has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, leading over 80 trips to Israel as well as guiding travelers to Egypt, Greece, Jordan, and Turkey.

Charlie has authored and coedited numerous books and articles on the Middle East and the Old Testament. His books include The Rise of Babylon, What’s Next?, The New Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land, A Voice in the Wilderness, Strike the Dragon, Character Counts, and Thirty Days in the Land with Jesus. He also authored “Jeremiah,” “Lamentations,” and “Ezekiel” in The Bible Knowledge Commentary, and coauthored Nelson’s Old Testament Survey as well as the revised commentaries by Dr. John F. Walvoord on Daniel and Matthew.

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