Advent, Day 17

The Ancestors of Christ: David, Solomon by Michelangelo, 1511.

The Ancestors of Christ: Jesse, David, Solomon by Michelangelo, 1511.

“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which he will be called: ‘The Lord is our righteousness.’

–Jeremiah 23:5-6 (ESV)

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