Free Worship Drama Readings For Advent: A Shoot From Jesse
A SHOOT FROM JESSE
John & Audra Parker
STAGING SUGGESTIONS: Reader 1 - Stage Left Readers 2, 3, 4 - Stage Right
Reader 1: A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch
will bear fruit.
Reader 2: The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him --
Reader 3: The Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,
Reader 4: The Spirit of counsel and of power,
Reader 2: The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD --
Reader 3: And he will delight in the fear of the LORD.
Reader 1: A shoot from the stump of Jesse.
Reader 2: The wolf will live with the lamb,
Reader 3: The leopard will lie down with the goat,
Reader 4: The calf and the lion and the yearling together;
Reader 2: And a little child will lead them.
Reader 1: Jesus-the shoot from the stump of Jesse
Reader 3: The cow will feed with the bear,
Reader 2: Their young will lie down together,
Reader 4: And the lion will eat straw like the ox.
Reader 1: In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the
nations will rally to him, and his place of rest will be glorious.
Reader 2: A shoot has come from the stump of Jesse
Reader 3: The shoot is Jesus, the Messiah
Reader 4: A banner for the peoples.
Reader 1: The shoot from Jesse. Amen.
Scripture taken from Isaiah11:1-10 NIV
Adapted from script by same title in DRAMA FOR WORSHIP (YEAR A) This version ©2010
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