Prophecy – Jesus Christ’s Ancestor Is Jesse
Date: 740-680 B.C.
A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him . . . Isaiah 11:1-2 (NIV)
This prophecy simply indicates that one of Jesse’s offspring or children will be the Branch – the Messiah. The Messiah will be filled with the Holy Spirit, i.e. the Holy Spirit will rest on Him. This Branch is Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ’s ancestor is Jesse.