Avian And Attributes – Morning

Morningbird (Colluricincla tenebrosa) by Margaret Sloan

Morningbird (Colluricincla tenebrosa) by Margaret Sloan

“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.” (Mark 1:35 KJV)

“Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning:” (Mark 13:35 KJV)

“And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.” (John 8:2 KJV)

I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.” (Revelation 22:16 KJV)

Avian and Attributes – Morning

1. The first part of the day, beginning at twelve o’clock at night and extending to twelve at noon. Thus we say, a star rises at one o’clock in the morning. In a more limited sense, morning is the time beginning an hour or two before sunrise, or at break of day, and extending to the hour of breakfast and of beginning the labors of the day. Among men of business in large cities, the morning extends to the hour of dining.
2. The first or early part.
In the morning of life, devote yourself to the service of the Most High.
MORN’ING, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as morning dew; morning light; morning service.
She looks as clear
As morning roses newly washed with dew.

Morningbird (Colluricincla tenebrosa) by Margaret Sloan

Morningbird (Colluricincla tenebrosa) by Margaret Sloan

Morningbird (Pachycephala tenebrosa)

The Mmorningbird (Pachycephala tenebrosa) is a songbird species in the family Pachycephalidae. It is endemic to the islands of Babelthuap, Koror, Garakayo, Peleliu and Ngabad in Palau. Its natural habitat is deep primary tropical moist lowland forests. The species is non-migratory. It is apparently commoner on the smaller islands in its range.

Morningbirds feed principally on insects, but also take snails, berries, fruit and seeds. They feed on or around the ground.

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Birds whose first name starts with “M”

Morningbird – A Voice In The Morning

Good News

[Definitions from Webster’s Dictionary of American English (1828), unless noted. Bird info from Wikipedia plus.]

“My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.” (Psalms 5:3 KJV)

Early Singers…


Early Singers… ~ by a j mithra

Worm eating birds like Blackbird, Song Thrush and Robin start singing from around 4.00 am up until about 6.30 am.

They are blessed with large eyes in relation to the size of its body. These birds forage at low light and are capable of finding worms close to the surface of the ground early in the morning.

God wants us to be early risers like these worm eating birds, to wait in His presence to get spiritual food and to get directions from the Lord.
Jesus often used to get up very early in the morning and go out to pray.
  • Is that the reason He chose fishermen to be His disciples?
  • Remember, fishermen always rise early to venture into the sea to fish.
  • How often do we rise early to seek His presence?
  • These early rising worm eating birds have large eyes.
  • Do you want eyes that can see those worms that devour your blessings?
  • Do you want eyes that can see even in the darkest time?
Just rise early and God shall open your spiritual eyes wide open to see the unseen.
I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. (Proverbs 8:17)
Mountain Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus sindianus) by Nikhil Devasar

Mountain Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus sindianus) by Nikhil Devasar

Wren, Chiffchaff and Black Cap are Insect eaters and they start their concert anytime from about 5.30 am.
These birds have slightly smaller eyes than the worm eaters and are more sensitive to the available light. This allows them to find darting and flying insects and spiders.
Eat the insects before it eats you.
But, how?
Do you find it difficult to get rid of all those tiny insects that nibble at your finances and blessings and your health and happiness?
  • Rise early and seek His presence and He will show you how to get rid of them.
  • Jacob wrestled with God and said that he will not leave until He blessed him..
  • It was at the break of the day that God blessed Jacob.
  • Most of God’s judgments too fell on day break.
  • The judgment of Sodom happened after day break.. (Genesis 19:15)
  • The fort of Jericho fell after day break.. (Joshua 6:15)
  • The tree that gave shelter to Jonah was consumed by God sent worms at day break.. (Jonah 4:7)
Are you waiting for God’s blessings?
  • Rise up at least before day break and receive God’s blessings before the Day of Judgment.
Want to meet God face to face and get a new name from Him?
  • Seek God before day break. That’s when God gave a new name to Jacob and
  • that’s when Jacob saw God face to face..
It is of the Lord‘s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22,23)
American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) on Thistle by Fenton

American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) on Thistle by Fenton

Seed eaters like Chaffinch, Goldfinch and Sparrow enter into the dawn chorus at around 6.00 am.

With smaller eyes they may need more light to look out for their food, especially when precision is required to extract small seeds.
Some of us are like these seed eaters. We need more light to look out for our food. Funny though, our God has called us to give light, but here, these seed eaters need more light to stay alive, since they have small eyes of faith.
  • They cannot see the unseen.
Someone should throw light to overcome the tight situation they are in, to show them the seed of faith.
  • What sort of seeds do we eat in the morning?
  • Do we eat seeds of doubt or seeds of faith?
  • Our fruits are determined by the seeds we eat..
And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin. (Romans 14:23)
Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. (Luke 8:11)
Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. (I John 3:9)
  •  Let the seed of God remain in us now and forever more..
  • Our life is shaped not by what we eat but by when we eat..
  • Remember the Manna – the word of God melts after sunrise.
So, sing early and eat early.
Have a blessed day!
Yours in YESHUA,
a j mithra

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