Tag Archives | Lent

A Lenten Look at Trees: Oak

acorns grow oak trees

A Lenten Look at Trees features seven tree species, a sweeping journey from the Garden of Eden to palm’s Sunday prominence, preparing our hearts for the day Jesus hung on a tree. Some trees along the way may be well-suited for your garden; others may be more suitable the table, their fruits found easily in […]

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A Lenten Look at Trees: Fig

Mark 13:28 fig leaves budding on a garden tree

March 1st marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day time of reverence and repentance in preparation for the Easter celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Lent is more than just giving up our favoite treats, indulgences, or comfort, however—we must guard against a dutiful relationship with the Lord. We must keep ourselves from a […]

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The Lord’s Victory: Planting Bay Laurel

bay laurel joins the pot

It is our final day of “Plant a Pot O’ Bible,” a container planting carried on throughout Lent to grasp a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done. Along the way, have you wondered, “Who puts the panorama of God in a pot?!” A gardener, that’s who! Though God cannot be […]

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The Lord’s Prevailing: Planting Mint, Dill & Cumin

Mint Dill and Cumin seeds ready for a pot o Bible

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along […]

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The Lord’s Possibilities: Planting Mustard

faith as small as a mustard seed

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along […]

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The Lord Heals: Planting Chamomile

Roman chamomile for a Pot of Bible

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along […]

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The Lord Forgives: Planting Hyssop

psalm 51-7 hyssop ready for planting in a pot of Bible

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along with […]

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The Lord Knows: Planting Nigella & Cumin

cumin seeds & nigella seedling

“Plant a Pot of Bible” is a series of devotions that go along with planting some of the herbs, spices, and edibles scattered across the pages of the Bible in our own garden pot. By the end of the series, we hope for a deeper understanding of who God is and what He has done…along with […]

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Plant a Pot of Bible, Part 1

garden find - an old clay pot

The Lenten season has begun, setting apart the six weeks leading up to Easter as a special time of remembrance and reflection, preparing our hearts to grip the grace and beauty of Jesus’ resurrection. As gardeners, our favorite way to reach for deeper understanding is to grab a garden tool and head out back, keeping […]

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An Easter Feast with Barley Bread

3 barley loaves and hyssop sprigs

Our Lenten bread adventure simply must end with barley, for this humble grain stands witness in God’s Word to all we celebrate this weekend. The time of barley harvest was the background of the Israelites’ deliverance from slavery in Egypt (Exodus 9:31), the epic story celebrated as the Passover meal. In turn, Passover is the […]

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