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By Cory Driver September 21, 2017
As it is usually noted, you will find five females mentioned (if you don’t simply by name—sorry, Bathsheba) into the Matthew genealogy of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary. I would like to concentrate on the three foreigners among them—Tamar, Rahab and Ruth—who will shed some light on Jesus’ conversation with all the woman that is canaanite Matthew 15.
Many years ago, when I took a bicycle trip between moshavim (cooperative settlements) in Israel, I happened to be considering the enmity we felt between Israel and Jordan and exactly how Ruth may have sensed the exact same kind of thing. Continue reading Matthew series that is lectionary Three faithful foreign women. Browse components one and two in this show.