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Common Beauty

Vica Faba flower.

When I was growing up in rural central Pennsylvania, we had a garden. It was a big garden in which we grew vegetables. 259 more words

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Weeping Hemlock

In the Hershey Garden this summer we saw several specimens of weeping hemlock (Tsuga candensis “Pendula”). The name caught my eye because from a Bible perspective, we associate “hemlock” with a poison. 255 more words

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The Wildflower and the Rich

James uses the image of a transient wild flower to depict the brevity of wealth in James 1:10-11.

Most scholars agree that the James who wrote the New Testament book was the half-brother of Jesus. 522 more words

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Jacob's Wives were Superstitious

Read Genesis 30:14-22.

The mandrake is associated with the patriarch Jacob, son of Isaac and Rebekah and grandson of Abraham. This event took place in Paddan Aram where Jacob was living with his mother’s brother, Laban (Genesis 29: 15 – 30: 13). 1,024 more words

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What was the Ark?

Read Genesis 6:9-8:22 for the story of Noah and the cypress wood ark.

Noah was over 500 years-of-age when God directed him to build an ark (type of boat). 882 more words

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Just As I Am

Just as I am, without one plea,
but that thy blood was shed for me,
and that thou bidst me come to thee,
O Lamb of God, I come, I come. 142 more words

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The Oak of Joshua

Read Joshua chapter 24, particularly verses 25 and 26.

God gave Joshua leadership of the Israelites on the west side of the Jordan River (1406 BC).  752 more words

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