12 Days & 12 Scriptures- Scripture 4 of 12:
“The time is coming,” declares the Lord,
“when I’ll raise up a righteous branch for David.
He will be a king who rules wisely,
and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.
6 In his time[d] Judah will be delivered
and Israel will dwell in safety.
This is the name by which he will be known:
‘The Lord Our Righteousness.’
Prophecy in the Hebrew Scriptures, Book of the Prophet Jeremiah Chapter 23 verses 5 & 6 ISV
Scripture 3 of 12:
About 700 years before Jesus’ birth:
1 But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,
are the smallest town in Judah.
Your family is almost too small to count,
but the “Ruler of Israel” will come from you to rule for me.
His beginnings are from ancient times,
from long, long ago.
3 The Lord will let his people be defeated
until the woman gives birth to her child, the promised king.
Then the rest of his brothers will come back
to join the people of Israel. Hebrew Scriptures Book of the Prophet Micah chapter 5 Easy to Read Version
Scripture 2 of 12
“” Then he said, “Listen now, O house of David! Is it too slight a thing for you to try the patience of men, that you will try the patience of my God as well? Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel. He will eat curds and honey at the time He knows enough to refuse evil and choose good. For before the boy will know enough to refuse evil and choose good… “” Hebrew Scriptures Book of the Prophet Isaiah– Chapter 7 verses 13-16
Scripture 1 of 12
“6 For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. 7There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.…” Hebrew Scriptures Book of the Prophet Isaiah regarding Jesus NASB