IT IS BY GRACE, THROUGH FAITH

Faith Community Garden

Faith Community Garden

Apr 25, 2013

Flowers bless us with beautyA community garden is underway at Faith, the produce from which will be given to people in need. This project is for anyone who likes to work in God’s earth with a heart to help and encourage a neighbor or friend struggling financially.  If you would like to be involved or want to know more please call the church and leave a message at 847-428-2079.

All seeds are incredible creations.  Each one develops into a plant that grows at n amazing  rate, with intricate design and for a specific purpose.  Trees, fruits, flowers and vegetables all are given to bless us and help sustain us.  Many plants also contain elements that are use to heal us and help restore our health and strength. But seeds must be planted and gardens must be tended and then harvested for all this to be possible.

Remember that seeds were made by God for his glory.  Even we ourselves are born of a tiny seed in the womb of our mother for his glory. But our seed is corrupted by sin and subject to wither and die.  So Jesus said “Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.” The reason the Lord came was to die for our sin that many would be made righteous in the sight of God. The planting of his body in a grave and his resurrection from that plot of ground brought God glory and is bringing many children to become living witnesses to his presence, here in the earth and in heaven forever.

Gardens require love, work and care if they are going to be fruitfull. Yet so few seeds can bless so many! Praise God with every seed you plant in a garden. Most of all, sow your own life like a seed that others may see your good works and in turn give glory to God.

Pastor Mark Frusti

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