A Shoot from the Stump of Jesse

Sunday, December 8th 2019

The 8th Century BC prophet, Isaiah, has been called the Shakespeare of Hebrew literature. He is quoted more times in the New Testament than all the other Old Testament prophets combined. No other Biblical author matches his vocabulary and use of imagery. Our lesson this morning is a case in point. From death and destruction comes hope and new life. From a mere stump will spring forth a shoot, and a branch from its roots will bear fruit! Find out why it is called the "stump of Jesse" and why this is good news for all the nations of the world...

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