There are no imperatives spoken by Jesus in Matthew 1. The chapter contains two sections:
Mat 01:01-17 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ
Mat 01:18-25 “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your wife …
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Context: Can we infer commands from this context? Use the questions below to consider this.
What are the commands of Jesus Christ which we need to obey? In disciple-making, Jesus commanded the following in Matthew 28:20: “teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you…” What are the commands that we are to follow and teach others as identified by Jesus’ use of the imperative mood in the Greek?
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The photo of Il sogno di San Giuseppe by Antonio Ciseri is from Saint Joseph’s dreams
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