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The God of the Garden (Ships Oct 26)


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The PREORDER releases October 26th, 2021

Preorder The God of the Garden before the release date and you'll receive a beautiful broadside print in the mail, featuring one of Andrew's tree sketches and the lyrics of "The Sower's Song." The printed broadsides will be mailed the last week of October. (*Continental U.S. only. If you are outside of the continental U.S.A., contact us and we will send you the digital image file.)


There’s a strong biblical connection between people and trees. They both come from dirt. They’re both told to bear fruit. In fact, arboreal language is so often applied to humans that it’s easy to miss, whether we're talking about family trees, passing along our seed, cutting someone off like a branch, being rooted to a place, or bearing the fruit of the Spirit. It’s hard to deny that trees mean something, theologically speaking.

This book is in many ways a memoir, but it’s also an attempt to wake up the reader to the glory of God shining through his creation. One of his first commands to Adam and Eve was to “work and keep” the garden (Genesis 2:15). Award-winning author and songwriter Andrew Peterson, being as honest as possible, seeks to give glory to God by spreading out his roots and raising his branches, trusting that by reading his story, you’ll encounter yours.

Hopefully, you’ll see that the God of the Garden is and has always been present, working and keeping what he loves. Sometimes he plants, sometimes he prunes, but in his goodness he intends to reap a harvest of righteousness.

Book type: Paperback

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