Her name isn't actually in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus, but she is there - 'she who was the wife of Uriah.' Bathsheba was involved in the sin that stained the rule of Israel's greatest king, David, resulting in death. But repentance and grace gave forgiveness, and new life.
This Christmas we're going back, way back, to four Old Testament women in Jesus' family tree. Matthew's genealogy of Jesus records them for us - four unlikely women, who exhibit through their lives God's redemptive purpose in sending Jesus to this world.