A Changed Life

One can never say enough about a changed life. It is one of most (if not the most) difficult undertaking that a person can engage. What is particularly noteworthy is the fact that no one breathing is beyond recall. We can see this very phenomenon in the lineage of Christ in the Matthew account.

Look at the “unlikely-to-succeed” ladies on this list. There is Tamar, who managed to birth a child to her father-in-law, by her father-in-law, to right a wrong done to her. There is Rahab, a Gentile lady-of-ill-repute, whose common sense took over when Israel began the Canaan take-over. And there is Ruth, a Moabite – the sworn enemies of Israel, whose loyalty to her mother-in-law garnered her honorable-mention in the history of humanity.

Further, it could be argued that these three ladies had more going for them than most of the men listed in the lineage, whose mention is due purely to genetics. There is absolutely no telling where one may find themselves if they are willing to do whatever it takes to follow God. It will change your place in history, and in eternity.

JDS