O Clavis David!

Today’s Jesse Tree devotion and O Antiphon celebrates Jesus as the Key of David: Isaiah 22:22

I will place the key of the House of David on his shoulder; what he opens, no one will shut, what he shuts, no one will open.

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What would this key look like?

O Clavis David: “O Key of David, O royal Power of Israel controlling at your will the gate of Heaven: Come, break down the prison walls of death for those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death; and lead your captive people into freedom.” Isaiah had prophesied, AI will place the Key of the House of David on His shoulder; when he opens, no one will shut, when he shuts, no one will open.” (22:22), and “His dominion is vast and forever peaceful, from David’s throne, and over His kingdom, which he confirms and sustains by judgment and justice, both now and forever.” (9:6).

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