December 13 brings us to Day 13 of the Jesse Tree teaching us prophecy to promise.
Day 13 Ornament - A stump with fresh shoot or leaf.
Day 13 Scriptures - Isaiah 11:1-5 and John 1:14 - And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory.
The Old Testament and New Testament readings connect and show how although God had to warn His people that they would be cut off for a time because of their sins, the prophet Isaiah sang for them a new song of hope.
From their brokenness a New Branch of life would spring forth.Through the family tree of Jesse and David, Jesus, the "Anointed One" would come. This is the literal meaning of Messiah, or Christ.
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