For most of us, tracing our ancestry is a matter of curiosity. But for the Jews, it was by knowing their ancestry and genealogy, that they had their inheritance rights to the land in which they lived. The genealogy also pointed to the coming Messiah, who would be King of the Jews. David denHartog launches a long study on the Gospel of Matthew with the genealogy of Jesus Christ. What is the importance of the genealogy? How can we apply it to our lives?