Isaiah 11-13

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse,   

and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.

And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him,   

the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,   

the Spirit of counsel and might,   

the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.

And his delight shall be in the fear of the Lord.

Jesus is the one who came. He was a Hebrew from the Jewish people, but he is much more than that. He is the branch of that family tree who actually brought forth fruit. Real salvation. Not temporary relief from oppressive governments or land, but eternal life. God’s Spirit was with him, he knew why he was here. He was wise beyond man and able to accomplish more than is humanly possible. He put God the Father’s will as supreme, he did nothing apart from the father. Jesus is this one who would come, predicted over 700 years before he was born. God is amazing. Trust in Jesus, the branch.

About John Harris

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
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