The women who led to Jesus

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Have you ever looked into your family tree? Do you know about the men and women who led to you? The Bible’s pretty big on family trees, and Jesus’ ancestry is found twice – in Matthew and Luke .¬†Family trees back in those times were very patriarchal, usually only the fathers were listed. Yet, in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus we have the names of five women. We meet each of these women elsewhere in the Bible, we hear their stories.

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Our Egyptian cuisine nights

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This is the first of our cuisine weeks, and it worked a whole lot better than our last few cuisine nights. One dish a night is a whole lot more manageable – we’d have to cook a meal each night anyway, we might as well make it fit a theme! Egypt is one of the few countries I’ve travelled to, and I do remember eating something similar to our main course while over there.

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