Concordia Journal

Short Title

Advent 2 • Isaiah 11:1–10

Document Type

Homiletical Help


Concordia Journal, Fall 2013, volume 39, Homiletics helps, preaching, pericope, advent, lion of judah, salvation, metaphor

Submission Type

Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


We are thankful to the Lion of Judah for “sharing our fare,” for eating “straw like the ox.” Because he did so, we now enjoy eternal peace with him, just like the peace pictured between the lion and the ox in verse 7 of our text.


Practical Theology

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Isaiah 11:1–10; Isaiah 10:33–34; Isaiah 6:13; Isaiah 10:24; Romans 8:20–22; Psalm 72: 1–7; Romans 15:4–13; Matthew 3:1–12; Hosea 11:10; Revelation 5:5; Hebrews 2:11; Hebrews 2:14–15; Hebrews 2:17–18;

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Submission Audience

Ministers; Scholars