Last summer I searched for the “goodly fruit” mentioned in the Bible because I wanted to plant it in our Church Bible Garden. The goodly fruit was used in the Festival of Tabernacles (booths) which commemorated the Israelites traveling and living in the wilderness for 40 years. 182 more words
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The Teacher compares the meaning of life to a burning thorn under a pot in Ecclesiastes 7:6.
Bible scholars are not sure who wrote Ecclesiastes. Possibly it was written by Solomon, one of his offspring who reigned later in Israel’s history, or a learned teacher in the Israelite assembly. 971 more words
This beautiful flowered plant is name the Jerusalem thorn (Paliurus spina-christi). Before the Roman soldiers led Christ away to be crucified at Golgotha, they took him into the Roman Praetorium (the soldier’s section of the governor’s palace). 230 more words