december 1: the jesse tree

december 1: the jesse tree

Today we hung an ornament of a tree, symbolizing Jesse, father of David.

tree of jesse

1 Samuel 16:1-13

“The LORD said to Samuel, ‘How long will you mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and be on your way; I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem. I have chosen one of his sons to be king.'”

Isaiah 11:1,10

“A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit… In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his place of rest will be glorious.”

For more information about the Jesse Tree, see this site.

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