Dec. 5, 2017 (Is 11:1-10)

Isaiah used the shoot sprouting from the stump of Jesse (David’s father) to describe David’s lineage. Isaiah hoped that from David’s family tree there would be a leader filled with God’s spirit of justice and faithfulness. In such a world, animals who were natural enemies would co-exist in peace. During Advent let’s make peace in our families where strife exists.

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