Trees of the Bible: Lent 2021

Trees of the Bible

This Lent Course examines 6 trees which illustrate God’s plan for salvation

This 6 week course on Trees in the Bible will include a Zoom course on Tuesdays at 4pm. The codes for each week can be obtained from Andrew

Forward

Trees are often mentioned throughout the Bible and frequently linked to significant events.

Week 1:
The Tree of Life

The LORD God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground–trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. – Genesis 2v9

Week 2:
The Burning Bush

The angel of the LORD appeared to Moses in flames of fire from within a bush.
Exodus 3v2

Week 3:
The Cedar of Lebanon

The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a Cedar of Lebanon
Psalm 92v12

Week 4:
The Willow Tree

By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the willows we hung our harps. – Psalm 137

Week 5:
The Olive Tree

But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God. – Psalm 52v8

Week 6:
The Tree of Life

On each side of the river stood the tree of life. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.
– Revelation 22v2

Pictures of Trees

Paintings and Photos of Trees to support the course. Some have been selected by members of the congregation.
Do you have any special tree pictures?

Tree Poems

Tree poems selected by members of the congregation. Do you have any to send in?

Post Communion Prayer for 2nd before Lent

God our creator, by your gift the tree of life was set at the heart of the earthly paradise, and the bread of life at the heart of your Church: may we who have been nourished at your table on earth be transformed by the glory of the Saviour’s cross and enjoy the delights of eternity;  through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Tree Prayers from https://quietgarden.org by Revd Paul Cudby  17 July, 2018

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