"And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, who shall stand as a banner to the people; For the Gentiles shall seek him, and his resting place shall be glorious." Isaiah 11:10
IN JESUS TODAY!
Who or what shall we follow? The Guide-on or Banner is what our eyes ought to be set on otherwise we shall be as sheep that goes astray, which is exactly how we are without Jesus, as it is written, "All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned, everyone, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on him the inequity of us all." Isaiah 53:6 The reason why sheep go astray is because their head and their eyes are almost always pointing down grazing on the grass, if they should look up and fix their eyes upon the Shepherd then they can see and are following his lead. So it is with us, we are like sheep gone astray, if it were not for Jesus who calls us to follow him, on and on we would go unaware of the destruction ahead! He is our Shepherd and the banner that is set before us! Follow Jesus, this banner that stands as a light and guide-on to the people so that they do not go astray, walking blindly towards destruction. Follow Jesus so that you will always know the way unto safety and unto a blessed and eternal life in heaven! There is no other way to heaven without Jesus! Because Jesus loves us, he is our Good Shepherd and leads us, as we read, "He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love." Song of Solomon 2:4 Jesus is that banner of love and is set before the people to lead them unto that great banqueting hall in heaven, he is set before all people in all nations for a light for all to follow, if any should be unsure of the way, if any should be confused and on the road to destruction, Jesus calls them, "Come to me" and I will show thee great and mighty things! Follow Jesus, his way is clear, and it the way unto eternal life, as we read, "He will set up a banner for the nations, And will assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the corners of the earth." Isaiah 11:12
See here how Jesus leads, he feeds, he gathers, and he carries all to safety! This is love! Jesus, our banner, our guide-on, is love! Look up! Look up my friend! Fix your eyes upon Jesus!