Photos from Friends: The Kingdom’s Perfumery

“And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.” John 12:3

Crushed Roses

This picture has a story to tell.

Moments before it was taken, these pink rose petals were floating on breezes perfumed with their own delicate scent.  Rose petal bundlesThey wouldn’t have been aware that within days their petals would fade and fall to perfume only a limited piece of ground.

rose distillationBut now, in the Master Perfumer’s hand, they will join 10,000 pounds of other petals and one pound of pure rose oil will emerge from the crush and distillation.

Dearest beloved, fear not!

You are part of a great distillation going on in the  Kingdom’s Perfumery.

You will only lose that which is not eternal. 

And once that which would fade is gone you will join that glorious fragrance so powerful that it fills the whole house.

“For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.” 1 Cor. 2:15

Rejoice!

BinseyBinsey

Binsey, aka Carolyn, founded Two Trees Ministries with her husband in 2008, a ministry teaching the Body of Christ to unlearn their affection for the knowledge of good and evil and learn to eat from the Tree of Life, which is Christ. She also shares life-giving expressions of faith on her blog, Tree Thoughts.

 

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