Catholic Activity: Jesse Tree, Day 16 — Micah
Symbols: small building or city (of Bethlehem)
But you, O Bethlehem, who are little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me One who is to be ruler in Israel (Micah 5:1)
Micah was one of the minor prophets of the Old Testament during the eighth century B.C. before the fall of Judah. He was a contemporary of the prophet Isaiah.
His messianic prophecy of where the Messiah was to be born, the birthplace of King David, is referred to in the Gospel of St. Matthew.
Recommended Scripture Readings:
- Micah 5:1-4a
- Matthew 2:1-12
Selections from The Catechism of the Catholic Church:
Printable PDF Jesse Tree guide: The Jesse Tree: Advent 2023
Activity Source: Original Text (JGM) by Jennifer Gregory Miller, © Copyright 2003-2023 by Jennifer Gregory Miller