Christianity In Christianity we see the incorporation of trees in their religious writings These trees are portrayed in the beginnings of the book of Genesis
Christianity There is the story of the Garden of Eden where Adam and Eve were created by God In this garden there were two trees called the tree of life and the tree of knowledge of good and evil One tree was forbidden to eat from and the other had no limitations
Christianity The role of the tree of life • From the tree of life it supplied fruit that if eaten would supply everlasting life • It was a direct connection with God and the source for life
Christianity TheTree of life symbolizes temporal and intellectual developments. Alsowas symbolic that God is the source of eternal life and blessing. The tree brings joy and peace.
Importance of Trees Trees are important and provide us with many things Oxygen is one of our basic needs and trees provide a large percentage of Earth’s oxygen and allows us to respire Trees remove carbon dioxide from the air.
Importance of Trees They provide us with nutritious food that enables our bodies to keep on functioning and can help build our immune systems
Importance of Trees Additional use for trees • Building houses • Burning wood for warmth and fuel • Shade and landscaping
Our Experiences Shawnpaul Experience: It was refreshing to just to be in that natural environment It was enjoyable to get together as a community to help others It felt good that all the fruit we picked was not going to waste
Our Experiences Lindsay Experience: It made me realize how easy I have it in life. I was happy knowing that it was going to people that actually needed it.