Showing posts from September, 2016

The Dead Tree Lives

How long ago did this tree fall to the ground?Did it fall during a fierce thunder storm with high winds and driving rain?Maybe, a speeding driver tried to make a sudden stop, jumped the curb and hit the tree.Texas has endured so many years of drought the tree roots may have succumbed to dry rot.Whatever the cause, this tree appeared to be dead waiting to be carted away to the brush recycling center.The owner evidently did not remove the tree.Over time, a new branch sprouted generating green leaves from a tree that was once dead.The homeowner has a new tree, although disfigured it still provides shade and a wonder to passersby.The dead can live again.

John 21:15-19 15 So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah,do you love Me more than these? “He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You. “He said to him, “Feed My lambs.”16 He said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me? “He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I l…