There is a story in every name.

I made the following comment to Jeremy who made the observation that the list of names in Chronicles is just a long list of names…

We might think of them just as names Jeremy; but to the Jewish people each one of those names represented a story in and of themselves.

I don’t think the genealogies are meant to be rushed through as being boring lists – rather they are meant to be read in a reflective way about the stories of each and in doing so it builds up to a climax of belonging.

About Craig Benno

I'm an average aussie guy who has lived perhaps a not so average life.
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