Ever feel like you’ve been sidelined? Everyone else’s life is moving forward and you’re stuck in what feels like perpetual waiting?
That was Tamar.
Today we’re starting with the first of five women named in Jesus’ family tree. If you missed yesterday’s introduction, you can catch it here.
Yesterday we saw that in a list of patriarchs, fathers and sons, Matthew named five women.
We saw that Jesus not only came to a world fractured and hurting, but fractured and hurting was right there in his own family tree.
Today, we’re looking at the the scandal of Tamar in Jesus’ family tree.