There is too much to absorb in the weeks of Advent. The combination of Scripture, prayer and music seems to create an overload of material for reflection. Yesterday’s passage from Isaiah needed at least a Sunday by itself, but morning worship came with so much from the Bible, so much symbolism, so much to think about, that Isaiah’s words were past before there was time to consider them.
Isaiah Chapter 11 is a prophecy of a perfect age of peace and harmony. It includes the words:
The wolf shall live