Lee’s Seven Word Sunday – 6/18/17

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Silver Diamond Dove Female ©MediaCache

WINGS OF A DOVE

COVERED WITH SILVER

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“Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.”  (Psalm 68:13)

Silver Diamond Dove Female ©MediaCache

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Lee’s Five Word Friday – 5/26/17

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Fan-tailed Raven (Corvus rhipidurus) ©WikiC

THE RAVENS BROUGHT HIM BREAD

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“And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.” [Elijah] (1 Kings 17:6 KJV)

Fan-tailed Raven (Corvus rhipidurus) ©WikiC

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Lee’s Five Word Friday – 4/28/17

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Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) with Hoard or Grainary WikiC

YOUR STORAGE PLACES BE FILLED

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“So shall your storage places be filled with plenty,” (Proverbs 3:10a AMP)

Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) with Hoard or Grainary WikiC

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Lee’s Five Word Friday – 3/17/17

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Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola) Female ©WikiC

YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER FEEDETH THEM

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“Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?” (Matthew 6:26 KJV)

Saffron Finch (Sicalis flaveola) Female ©WikiC

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Lee’s One Word Monday – 3/13/17

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Rock Bush Quail (Perdicula argoondah) ©WikiC Family

QUAILS

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“And it came to pass, that at even the quails came up, and covered the camp: and in the morning the dew lay round about the host.
(Exodus 16:13 KJV)

Rock Bush Quail (Perdicula argoondah) ©WikiC Family

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Lee’s Three Word Wednesday – 3/8/17

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Chickadee Eating From Hand ©Flickr Ted Sakshaug

 

OF THINE HAND

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“Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.” (Proverbs 3:27 KJV)

Chickadee Eating From Hand ©Flickr Ted Sakshaug

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Lee’s Six Word Saturday – 12/17/16

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Me, feeding the beggars!

YET YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER

FEEDETH THEM

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“Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?” (Matthew 6:26 KJV)

Sometimes The Father lets me help feed them. (2008)

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Lee’s Three Word Wednesday – 11/9/16

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Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) by DavesBirdingPix

AND BROUGHT QUAIL

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“And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day’s journey on this side, and as it were a day’s journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.” (Numbers 11:31 KJV)

Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) by DavesBirdingPix

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Birds of the Bible – Quail

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Lee’s Two Word Tuesday – 10/18/16

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The Fairy Tale Ark Room at the Ark Encounter

The Fairy Tale Ark Room by Dan

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THE ARK

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“And this is how you shall make it: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, its width fifty cubits, and its height thirty cubits.” (Genesis 6:15 NKJV)

The Fairy Tale Ark Room and Real Sized Ark by Lee and Dan

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Birdwatching On The Ark Encounter – Provisions II

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Lee’s Five Word Friday – 10/14/16

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Wood Thrush. nest ©Audubon Society

THESE WAIT ALL UPON THEE;

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These wait all upon Thee; that Thou mayest give them their meat in due season.” (Psalm 104:27)

Wood Thrush. Nest ©Audubon Society

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Birdwatching On Board The Ark Encounter – The Provisions I

The Door of the Ark by Lee

The Door of the Ark by Lee

This is the third article in the Birdwatching On Board the Ark Encounter. Below are links to the other articles. This time I would like to share some of the ways they showed how critters and birds were provided with provisions to sustain them. [All the bolding is added emphasis by me.]

In Genesis 6, the God was instructing Noah about building an Ark with all the directions or instructions. Then He informs Adam that his family and the critters are to be onboard also. They were to “keep them alive.”

Genesis 6:18-22 KJV
(18) “But with thee will I establish my covenant; and thou shalt come into the ark, thou, and thy sons, and thy wife, and thy sons’ wives with thee.
(19) And of every living thing of all flesh, two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark, to keep them alive with thee; they shall be male and female.
(20) Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.
(21) And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
(22) Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.”

How Could They...?

How Could They…?

That is a huge undertaking. How would they do that? On the Ark Encounter, it was interesting to see how they visualized this part of their commission to keep the critters alive, especially the birds. That is what this is concentrated on. Also, that same command was given again in:

Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth. (Genesis 7:3 KJV)

They Went In the Ark

They Went In the Ark

They went in:

“In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.” (Genesis 7:11 KJV)

And came out:

“And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry. And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried. And God spake unto Noah, saying, Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons’ wives with thee. Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.” (Genesis 8:13-17 KJV)

Now if we do the math, Adam, his family, and the critters were in the ark at least one year and 10 days. That is a lot of provisions to have on board! So, let’s see how the Ark Encounter stored their provisions and provided for all on board.

Here are some of the ways thy stored water and grain:

Now that they have provisions stored, the next photos are food preparations for the humans, I suspect:

In the first articles of the series, you were shown the birds and their cages, but now, they have to be fed. Here are some of the photos from the Ark Encounter suggesting how some of this could have taken place. [Please forgive the photos, they were shot in low light, after all the Ark didn’t have modern lights and fluorescent lighting like today.] I tried to get as many close-ups of the signs as I could. Reading their signs is how the different operations are explained.

As I have been putting this together, it appears we will need a part II. Stay tuned!

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See Also:

Birdwatching On Board the Ark Encounter – The Doves
Birdwatching On Board the Ark Encounter – More Birds
Avian Kinds on the Ark – Introduction
Avian Kinds on the Ark – What Is A Kind?
Avian Kinds on the Ark – Birds Embarking

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Lee’s Seven Word Sunday – 10/9/16

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Birds Singing from BeliefNet

FOWLS OF THE HEAVEN HAVE THEIR HABITATION

 

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“By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, which sing among the branches.” (Psalms 104:12 KJV)

Birds Singing from BeliefNet

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