Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Wolf

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Wolf

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Wolf By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) The wolf is rather larger than our largest dogs, and looks somewhat like them; but he seems more wild, savage and cruel. The wolves go in large companies, making a terrible howling noise; and though they are in general cowardly, yet when they are … Continue reading

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Whale

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Whale

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Whale By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) The whale is mentioned in the first chapter of the Bible, 21st verse. And God created great whales. Some suppose that large fish of every kind are here meant. An animal called the leviathan is described in one of the last chapters of Job, … Continue reading

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Vulture

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Vulture

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Vulture By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) The vulture is called a bird of prey, because it lives on flesh; but it has not such strong claws as the eagle, to seize and tear its food. It does not often kill other animals; but preys upon those that have been killed … Continue reading

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Unicorn

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Unicorn

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Unicorn By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) There is only this animal mentioned in the Bible, the name of which begins with U, and of this I cannot give you a picture, because no person now knows what sort of an animal it was. Some suppose it was a kind of … Continue reading

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Turtle-Dove

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Turtle-Dove

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Turtle-Dove By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) This is a very beautiful and innocent bird, and no one is mentioned more frequently in the Bible. It does not live upon the flesh of animals: so when Noah sent one out of the ark, she soon came back again, because she could … Continue reading

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Sheep

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Sheep

Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Sheep By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843) I suppose you think you already know as much about sheep and lambs as I can tell you, and perhaps you do. Yet I dare say you never took up your Bible to see how many times they are mentioned there, or how many … Continue reading