The genealogy of Jesus reveals that God uses the worst of humanity to display the best of His faithfulness. God’s hands are never tied by what we have done or what has been done to us. He can take the most evil actions of man and turn them for our good and his glory. This reality is most fully seen in the crucifixion of Jesus where God used the evil actions of men to bring about the salvation of all nations.
This mystery is that the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Now these are the generations of Perez: Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Ram, Ram fathered Amminadab, Amminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon fathered Salmon, Salmon fathered Boaz, Boaz fathered Obed, Obed fathered Jesse, and Jesse fathered David.