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Friday, December 9, 2011

Biblical Quotes on Ancestry

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” ~ Exodus 20:12
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“Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.” ~ Deuteronomy 32:7
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“Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord: Look to the rock from which you were cut, and to the quarry from which you were hewn; look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth. When I called him he was but one, and I blessed him and made him many.” ~ Isaiah 51:1,2
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“Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned. . .” ~ Job 8:8
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“Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord.” ~ Psalm 102:18
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“Tell it to your children and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation.” ~ Joel 1:3
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“A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham. . . Thus there were fourteen generations in all from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the exile to Babylon, and fourteen from the exile to the Christ.” ~ Matthew 1: 1, 17
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Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen. ~ Romans 9:5
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“Honor your father and mother –which is the first commandment with a promise—that it may go well with you and you may enjoy long life on the earth." ~ Ephesians 6:2-3

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