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00462 - Sequoia

One of nature's towering marvels! Whenever I think about these giants, Psalm 104:16-17 (ESV) springs to mind: "The trees of the Lord are watered abundantly, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted. In them the birds build their nests; the stork has her home in the fir trees." While the verse specifically mentions cedars and firs, the sentiment also applies to sequoias.


These enormous trees stand like sentinels of time, present for thousands of years. It's awe-inspiring to stand at the base of a sequoia and look up, feeling so small in the grand tapestry of life. A majestic testimony to God's glorious creation. Their sheer size, resilience, and ability to support entire ecosystems show us that God's creativity knows no bounds.


Let them remind you of God's world's intricate beauty and complexity. God is telling us all, "Look what I made; isn't it wonderful?" And indeed, it is.


Quote The Sequoia reminds us of the majesty of God.


Prayer

Thank You, Lord, for Your creation, its beauty and splendour. Amen.

Action Point

For more information about this wonderful tree visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoiadendron_giganteum



Copyright notices

(ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.


Use in other publications. You can use all of this devotional when including this credit. Copyright © Carl Brettle. Subscribe for free via www.faithlift.org

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