Monthly Archives: August 2015

This Sunday…. “Birds of the Bible” week 5: birds from the Book of Job

The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully,
though they cannot compare
with the wings and feathers of the stork.
–Job 39:13

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Stork in Japanese Ornament, design by Roman52 of Dreamstime.com

This Sunday…Birds of the Bible week 4: Ravens & Doves

Oh, that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and be at rest! –Psalm 55:6

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“Passenger Pigeon,” by Laura Sjoquist 

This Sunday: “Birds of the Bible” week 3: Consider….Eagles & Vultures

 

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“American Earth,” DE VICQ Design

“But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength,
    they shall mount up with wings like eagles,
they shall run and not be weary,
    they shall walk and not faint.”

 —Isaiah 40: 31

 

This Sunday: “Birds of the Bible” Week 2: Consider…..the Quail

The people asked, and God brought Quails,/ And satisfied them with the bread of heaven. –Psalm 105:40

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Three Birds Hieroglyphic (The Vulture, the Owl, and the Quail-chick), from the Tomb of Seti I in the Valley of Kings (Egypt, Ca. 1278 BC)