Jesus and Birds – Introduction

Doves in Israel

Doves in Israel ©©

The Birds of the Bible was the original reason this blog came into being. That is what started this journey, to introduce you to the birds that are listed in the Bible. Many, if not most of those birds have been written about various times. We still continue to add to those articles.

While looking through my books, I came across “A Harmony of the Gospels For Students of the Life of Christ,” written by A. T. Robertson. Humm! A question hit me, How many times were there when Jesus and a bird or birds were mentioned at the time? Many of you can think of most of those occasions. Or can you? Do I remember all those times?

After doing a search, not exhaustive, there were at least 16 incidents where Jesus and a bird/birds were mentioned at the same event. Stay tuned and come along as I work these into post for us to learn more about the Creator of Our Avian Wonders. Yes, He was that Creator come to earth to pay the price of His Sacrifice on the Cross for our salvation.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.” (John 1:1-3 KJV)

Birds of the Bible

Birds and Jesus – Kids and younger reader version

 

7 thoughts on “Jesus and Birds – Introduction

  1. Yes, one of my opening lines at bird talks is ‘Did you know Jesus was a Birder?’ it gets some attention. When I was in Israel at the wailing wall praying I noticed several pure white doves sitting along the top and on the ledges of the wall. I wondered if they were put there for ‘the peace of Israel’, which is their main prayer or if they came there themselves.

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  2. See Genesis 7:2-3, showing that bird pairs boarded Noah’s Ark “by sevens” (see Genesis 7:3) regardless of whether they were “clean” or “unclean”, unlike non-avian land critters (Genesis 7:2). Thus, birds received special treatment/favor.

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