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December 15, 2020

ADVENTuring #17

Jesse Tree December 15 - Day 15 SUSTAINED Ornament - Altar of Fire After the death of King Solomon, the Kingdom of Israel was separated into two parts: the northern tribes, known as the Kingdom of Israel and the southern tribes,

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December 14, 2020

ADVENTuring #16

Jesse Tree  December 14 - Day 14 UNDIGNIFIED Ornament - Crown When they arrived, Samuel saw Elian and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed stands here before the Lord."  But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider

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December 13, 2020

ADVENTuring #15

Jesse Tree December 13 - Day 13 SHEPHERDS Ornament - Staff The page has turned to a pivotal point in our history.  This chapter begins in a time when prophecies and visions were rare.  An opening door may go unnoticed, but an

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December 12, 2020

ADVENTuring #14

Jesse Tree Day 12 - December 12 HESED Ornament - Sheaf of Wheat Israel couldn’t fully love, because they didn’t understand God’s passion. His ardent heart terrified them, though it released sentiment without violence. Even

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December 11, 2020

ADVENTuring #13

JESSE TREE Day 11 - December 11 CORDED Ornament - Window and Scarlet Cord This is the rhythmic record of Rahab found in Joshua 3:1 - 4:24. Rahab resided in Jericho. The people of the city thought they owned the land and all

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December 10, 2020

ADVENTuring #12

Jesse Tree Day 10– December 10 LETTERS Ornament - Tablets Today, within our story, we find the Israelites in a turbulent land between emancipation and the fulfillment of a promise.  Truly, the turbulence in not in the land,

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December 9, 2020

ADVENTuring # 11

Jesse Tree Day 9 – December 9 IGNITED Ornament - Burning Bush or Sandals There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within the bush.  Moses saw that though the bush was on fire

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December 8, 2020

ADVENTuring #10

Jesse Tree Day 8 - December 8 RESURRECTED Ornament - Coat of Many Colors Marked for murder, left for dead, nearly rescued, just to be sold into slavery.  Though Joseph’s life story sounds like a script for Hollywood, it reminds

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December 7, 2020

ADVENTURing #9

Jesse Tree Day 7 – December 7 WRESTLE Ornament - Ladder When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly; and there Joseph observed a seven-day period of mourning for his father.

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December 6, 2020

ADVENTuring #8

Jesse Tree Day 6 – December 6 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE Ornament - Ram or Baby Issac Intrigue, suspense and breathtaking rescues fill the story of Abraham and Sarah.  Most of their adventures came through God’s invitations while

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December 5, 2020

ADVENTuring #7

Jesse Tree Day 5 – December 5 HEMMED  Ornament - Altar or Ram Mysterious, yet transparent.  Wild, yet the safest place. Fierce, yet patient.  Our God. We enter our story today with Abraham as he experiences God in all

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December 4, 2020

ADVENTuring #6

Jesse Tree Day 4 – December 4 PROMISE Ornament - Rainbow As I write, it's a sunny, blue sky day, though the few days preceding tiptoed in with drip and drizzle. I’ve watched as holiday lights, radiant white, have welcomed

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