I’d like to introduce you to two awesomely, fantastic trees today:
First, the beautiful cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani). This fragrant conifer is the pride of its country, adorning the nation’s flag (see left).
They are up to 130 ft. tall:
It stands at an impressive 62 ft. and 41 ft. around! That’s as tall as this gigantic statue of Jesus at the Solid Rock Church in Ohio (click on the pic below to see a larger image):
See how the statue towers over those trees and the building behind it?
Yes, both the cedar and the oak are big, beautiful trees, admired by people around the world. But, do you know, there’s something in the world even more impressive than either of these, but is still, nonetheless, widely ignored?
“The VOICE of the Lord is powerful; the VOICE of the Lord is majestic. The VOICE of the Lord breaks the cedars;
And in his temple all cry, “Glory!” Psalm 29
NOTE: When I googled, “What’s 130 ft. tall?” and, “What’s 62 ft. tall?” to give you something for comparison, the statues of Jesus came up first. That’s appropriate, I think, because according to these verses He’s the maker of all trees:
“Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.” John 1:3
Do you know Him?
Click on the beautiful Golden-Crowned Kinglet below (see him at the bottom on the branch?) for a quick introduction to One who made the towering trees, the ocean and seas, the gentle, soft breeze, and both you and me.
“I wonder, do you know him today?”
“The Lord thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.” 2 Samuel 22:14