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The shoot of Jesse - Isaiah 11

If you look very closely, with the eyes of your heart, you can see that this scarred and broken world was once a garden.
But the Gardener cares for his garden, even when it looks wrecked and ruined, and he wants to restore and transform it once again...through a shoot growing from the roots of an old stump. The Shoot of Jesse will bring transformation and healing to ecology, relationships, and even bring an end to the power of death itself...
This sermon is a meditation on the vision of Isaiah 11, a wondrous vision of the transformation brought about by the messianic King, whom we know as Jesus.
It was preached at Sunday Night at St John's on Advent 2, December 8, 2014.


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