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Praying for Our Nation

U. S. flag in a garden of red snapdragons

When we gathered last week, we found Jesus settling the worries of his disciples in wildflowers. Common, everyday needs are much more than our concerns, he said; they are our heavenly Father’s pleasure to give us. The Lord will meet them faithfully. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives […]

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Too Busy to Peel a Pomegranate

Pomegranate perched upon a fruit bowl, a delicious Bible treat

A pomegranate perched atop our fruit bowl has taunted me for days with its tart goodness. I love to spread the bright, juicy seeds on my breakfast cereal, waking up to tangy bursts of flavor. Yet lately I have been too busy to peel the pomegranate! The few minutes needed to pierce the luscious, leathery […]

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Honoring Patriot Day

GArden in Delight honors Patriots Day

In honoring Patriots Day, what can a gardener do towards securing the peace and protection of our nation? Pray! We are down on our knees anyway! May we continue to lift up the request of former President George W. Bush, spoken on September 11, 2001: I ask for your prayers for all those who grieve, […]

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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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A Barley Field Prayer

barley field with poppies © Ldambies | Dreamstime.com

  A Barley Field Prayer from the NIV God’s Word for Gardeners Bible, inspired by the troops who stood firm in a barley field. At a place where there was a field full of barley, the troops fled from the Philistines. 14 But they took their stand in the middle of the field. They defended […]

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