Looking for holiday inspiration? Our Advent and Christmas devotionals are here.
11:7 Favor. Or, “grace.” This word is also used of God Himself (Ps. 27:4; 90:17). The staff is symbolic of the grace that God has shown His people in His covenant (v. 10).
Union. Or, “unity.” The unity of the divided nation (v. 14) was promised in the new covenant (Jer. 30:3; 31:27, 31; 33:7).