Today's Reading: 1 Chronicles 1-3 and John 5:25-47
Today's 1 Chronicles passage contains a genealogy from Adam. A long list of names seems to cry out for skim reading BUT the power of a genealogy is that it can show God's faithfulness from generation to generation. And the more we understand history, the more these genealogies come alive.
Here's a fun video of a drama team celebrating God's faithfulness through the generations:
If you would like an overview of 1 Chronicles to get a sense of what the book is about, check out this video from Bibledex
If you're interested in researching your own genealogy, check out ancestry.com where you can create your own family tree for free. Or google A.J. Jacobs cousins and check out the family tree that may one day include every recorded person, yeah-ah (because it connects through marriages too).
And lastly, here's a fun bonus video of the story of Jesus told by people currently living in Bethlehem: