The remarkable Redwood tree is not subject to any known plant disease. Insects
do not bother it. It can survive being struck by bolts of lightning. If it is
cut down the stump produces many sprouts for another tree. If it is blown over
it will send up shoots all along its side. By comparison the life of man seems
very fragile. It is fragile if you consider only the earthly part of it.
Believers understand that life here is only a fragment of the life hereafter.

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Robert Shannon, a retired preacher living in North Carolina, began preaching at the age of 16. He has preached in churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Florida, his longest ministry at First Christian Church of Largo Florida. Now in semi-retirement, he has preached regularly for churches in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also contributed to kingdom work as a missionary to Eastern Europe and as a Bible College professor. He is past-president of the North American Christian Convention. Bob is the author or co-author of several books.

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