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October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017

MARK 10-11

Focus Verse: Seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if perhaps He would find anything on it; and when He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. 787 more words

Bible In A Year

Fall into me

Fall is a magical time of year. The colors are intense and warm. Everything is preparing for the cold winter. Nature works together and shares so everything has food and protection until spring. 232 more words

A Fig Tree Grows in New Jersey


Figs trees are native to the arid climates of Israel and Iran, and can thrive on sunny slopes in Tuscany.  In New York and New Jersey, they are botanical foreigners.  578 more words

Farming will continue (Joel 2:22-2:22)

“Do not fear!

You animals of the field!

The pastures

Of the wilderness

Are green.

The tree bears

Its fruit.

The fig tree

Gives it full yield. 47 more words

Grape Vines & Fig Trees

All too often, modern Christians struggle to read the Bible as a holistic story – as a book. The irony here is abundant: Christ-followers read in black (and red) ink the very Word of God, which is a lamp unto their feet and sharper than a two-edged sword, and yet they so quickly lose sight of the grand redemptive arc, or rather, the story. 9,058 more words

Essay

Waiting for Figs

One of my thrills as a gardener this past year (I use the term ‘gardener’ loosely) has been to watch a fig tree grow and produce fruit for the very first time.  654 more words

This is the month when we hit the fig time

Fairview’s fig crop appears to be about a week behind schedule. Today (September 13) I found what may have been the only two (nearly) ripe figs in the entire neighbourhood. 253 more words

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