Last Fruits - December 04, 2007
Bright red Holly berries are a traditional Christmas decoration. The Cedar Waxwings enjoy eating them.
Isa 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
After the frost, some birds eat the pyracantha berries. A close look and we can see a five point star on each berry. Our Lord is a master designer.
Gen 1:16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
The last of the persimmons. They must be soft and ripe or the make you pucker when you taste them. Maybe these belong with the mistletoe?
Deu 11:14 That I will give you the rain of your land in his due season, the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy wine, and thine oil.
A robin feasts on a ripe persimmon. The European starlings come in flocks and they can eat all the fruit in a short time. They also strip the ripe cherries from the tree in the summer.
Mat 6:25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?