In the Bible, the Sparrows are mentioned in 7 verses. Check out these from the NKJV:
Even the sparrow has found a home, And the swallow a nest for herself, Where she may lay her young— Even Your altars, O LORD of hosts, My King and my God. (Psalms 84:3 NKJV)
I lie awake, And am like a sparrow alone on the housetop. (Psalms 102:7 NKJV)
Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow, So a curse without cause shall not alight. (Proverbs 26:2 NKJV)
Are not two sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will. (Matthew 10:29 NKJV)
Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. (Matthew 10:31 NKJV)
Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before God. (Luke 12:6 NKJV)
But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. (Luke 12:7 NKJV)
Sparrows are not always thought of very highly. Many people think they are just “little brown birds” and are of no use. But is that what the Scriptures says in those verses? No.
What can you learn from those verses?
The sparrow has found a ____________
The sparrow is found on the __________________
How does the sparrow fly? (see Proverbs 26:2) _______________
Who is aware of or allows a sparrow to fall to the ground? ______________
Are sparrows forgotten by God? ______________
How many sparrows were sold for one copper coin? ________
For two copper coins? ___________
Who is more valuable, you or a sparrow? _____________
We will talk more about Sparrows in the next Bible Birds – Sparrows II. For now, here are a few pictures of different Sparrows around the world.