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Flowers in The Bible: Their Beauty and Symbolism

Flowers in The Bible: Their Beauty and Symbolism

December 29, 2023 |

Welcome to a journey through the lush gardens of the Bible, where flowers in the bible bloom with profound symbolism and offer us glimpses of God’s awe-inspiring creation. Each petal whispers a story, each bloom a testament to the divine artistry that surrounds us. Join me as we explore the bounty and beauty of God’s garden. 1. Lily (Lilium): In the Song of Solomon, we encounter the Lily, symbolizing purity and beauty. “I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys” (Song of Solomon 2:1). Like the Lily, may our lives bloom with the fragrance of righteousness. 2. Rose (Rosa): Isaiah paints a poetic picture of the wilderness rejoicing and blossoming. “The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom” (Isaiah 35:1-2). The Rose of Sharon and the Lily of the valleys, symbols of Christ’s beauty and love, grace these verses….    read more 

This One Thing

This One Thing

January 13, 2017 |

This One Thing TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: “…I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead.” Philippians 3:13, NLT TODAY’S WORD: Are you focused on forgetting the past? Many people don’t fully understand what that means. They wonder, “How can I forget something that’s happened to me?” But one definition of the word forget is to “disregard intentionally or to overlook.” What this verse is saying is that you have to choose to disregard your past so that it doesn’t keep you from moving forward. That means the good and the bad. Even our past victories can sometimes keep us from rising higher. If we don’t let go of the old, we’ll never be able to embrace the new. It doesn’t matter what’s happened in your history, it’s time to forget what lies behind. Make the choice today to look forward. Trust that God has…    read more 

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