Sermon Notes

Isaiah 11:1-10                      Dec. 14, 2014

 

Hope Against Hope

Pastor Scott Suskovic

 

I. How To Kill a Crepe Myrtle

A. Life will always find a way

B. The more vigorously it is destroyed, the more vitality life returns

 

II. Sermon Series: Review

Confirmand: What do you remember about this series?

 

 

III. Isaiah 11

A. There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots

B. His Reign will be like no other

C. The Peace he brings will be like no other peace

 

IV.  Picture: The Peaceable Kingdom

 

Confirmands: What do you like about the painting?

 

V. The Living Word

A. Isaiah 11 speaks anew for 3000 years

1. To the ancient people

Confirmands: What is the message?

 

  1. To the first century

Confirmands: What is the message?

 

  1. To us today

Confirmands: What is the message?

 

VI. One Solitary Life