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The King, Living within You
Colossians 1.24-29

If trees could talk, imagine the sort of conversation that might go on.

Here is an old, weathered and seasoned oak tree, talking to the small sapling that’s just started to grow up nearby.

‘Soon it will be autumn, and the winds will start to blow hard and cold. But you’ll be safe. I’ll take care of you. The wind can do its worst to me. I don’t mind if I have to lose a few branches here and there in the process. What matters is that while you’re young and weak I should take the full force of the wintry wind on myself, and let you grow in safety.’...

Taken from Paul for Everyone – The Prison Letters by Tom Wright

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