The biblical nativity narratives are preached every Christmas, yet Matthew's genealogy of Christ is viewed as irrelevant and is largely ignored. In fact its meaning is hidden. Properly understood it is an apologetic work that refutes a charge of illegitimacy in Christ's birth and subtly commends him as Davidic Messiah.
Not all pain can be effectively managed, whether physical or psychological. In the face of unmanageable pain, some people express a clear desire to end their life.
For most of us, witnessing great suffering by another person, particularly a loved one, prompts a strong desire to find a way to end that suffering. That is why many of the
people who have a desire and willingness to give assistance to these wishes do so out of compassion and love.
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