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Welcome Winter

winter roses with GOd's WOrd for Gardeners Bible winter devotion

Today is the first day of winter! Enjoy this excerpt from NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible, from the weekly theme of Seasons in the Garden Stories section, and may the Lord whisper the peace of his presence to you in winter’s snowy silence. I have decided to winter there. Titus 3:12 NIV Read: Titus 3:12 […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

harvest fruits from the Holy Land Deut 8:8

 H A P P Y   T H A N K S G I V I N G ! ! ! From our home and garden to yours, we thank you for being our readers and gardeners. You are a blessing in our lives! We are so glad to have grown a group of followers […]

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Leeks, Onions and Garlic Start a Soup Recipe

A still life of leeks, onions and garlic before being diced and chopped for Wandering the Sinai Soup

Leeks, onions and garlic—any sautéed combination of these three is sure to start a soup recipe! October ushers in crisp evenings, calling for simmering pots and cozy mugs full of steaming soups. Grocery stores and farmer’s markets have ample supply of these Allium ingredients, yet growing your own yields a dimension of flavor you will […]

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First Day of Fall

Fall devotions from NIV God's Word for Gardeners Bible

Today is the first day of fall! Funny how the rhythm of change in our seasons yields a reliable sameness. Enjoy an excerpt from NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible looking to the hope of restoration among a lawn littered with leaves. Let nothing be wasted. John 6:12 NIV Read: John 6:1 – 15 Thicken the […]

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Time for Tulips

Plant Tulipa montana to mark the journey Paul made to bring the good news across Turkey and across the centuries

The mere hint of a crispness to the autumn air signals time for tulips! Seasons are connected intricately for gardeners. Summer yielding to fall sets our minds rattling with rakes and bare branches. Yet we think successively beneath winter’s snowdrifts to imagine the drifts of color displaying next spring. Tulips lead the way in covering the […]

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Summer is Here

Summer Devotion- Basil

Happy summer! Summer’s official first day is Saturday, June 21st, and by now garden days are lush yet beginning to languish in the heat. Enjoy this excerpt from the NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible, from the weekly theme of Seasons in the Garden Stories section. So these men, wearing their robes, trousers, turbans and […]

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National Day of Prayer

Tools of National Peace

Celebrate the hope of transforming our nation through prayer with a devotion from the NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible and may God bless America! Tools of National Peace They will beat their swords into plowshares. ~Micah 4 :3 Read: Micah 4:3 – 5 Oil & Sharpen with: Psalm 128:1 – 6; Ecclesiastes 5:19 – 20; James […]

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Devotions from the Last Supper

John 15 verse 1 Jesus is the vine God is the Gardener

Blessings to your Easter week! Enjoy this excerpt from the NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible, the first of a week’s readings from Away from the Last Supper reflecting on Grapevine’s Intertwined History I am the true vine. ~John 15:1 NIV Read: John 15:1 Embellish the Story: Genesis 49:22; 50:16 – 21; 1 Thessalonians 5:16 – […]

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