Our History

And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.

Exodus 15:27

There are many trees that have now become extinct, or trees that were part of great forests that have been completely decimated.

In Biblical times, forests of Judean date palm trees were very common, from Lake Galilee to the Dead sea. the fruit of the tree symbolised life and prosperity and was praised in ancient literature for its medicinal qualities. But by the Middle Ages, the dates of Judea were made extinct . Now a team of scientists is resurrecting the ancient tree!

Do a google search( or use ecosia) to find out which trees are either extinct or critically endangered in your country.

This is what I found out: In South Africa the most endangered tree species is, the Pepper-bark tree it is an endangered species according to the IUCN Red List. The tree is highly prized by the indigenous people of Southern Africa as it is used to treat numerous common ailments. Accordingly, it has been heavily harvested in the wild.

Read more at https://www.thearchaeologist.org/blog/extinct-tree-from-the-time-of-jesus-rises-from-the-dead-in-israel