Why are we concerned about these genealogies? Because they give us the key to the whole LIFE OF CHRIST. They show us from the very start, that He was not just another man, but that He was descended from a royal family. If He were not a KING, He could not claim the rulership of our lives. If He were not a MAN, He could not know “our sorrows” and “be acquainted with our griefs.”
Going through Matthew we, Behold, Christ the King.
A KING’S NAME ~ they shall call his name Emmanuel (1:23)