Isaiah 11:1-10, Jeremiah 23:5-6, 33: 15-16, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

Sermon Outline:

  1. Israel Hoped for a King of Righteousness to establish a Kingdom of Righteousness

  2. Jesus came to create a righteous people for God.

  3. We hope for a new world of righteousness, brought about by the glorification of God’s people and the judgement of the wicked. 

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. How did the actions of the kings of Israel inflence of necessarily affect the people?
  2. In what ways had God historically cleansed His land?
  3. What do we see in the prophets of the character of the branch of David?
  4. How does the branch's character necessarily affect his people?
  5. What did Jesus do to create a righteous people for His Kingdom?
  6. Why was Jesus' own righteousness so essential to His establishing His kingdom of righeousness?
  7. In what way to we receive a righteous name from Jesus? How do we receive righteousness itself?
  8. What are the ways we are meant to expect Jesus to bring about His kingdom of righgeousness?
  9. How does our expectation influence what we hope for and how we hope as Christains now?