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The Ant: Consider Her Ways and Be Wise

In our busy lives, do we ever take time to consider the ant? Do you ever sit down and watch ants tirelessly carry pieces of dirt from their hole and deposit it outside only to return quickly for another piece? Have you ever wondered how that ant carrying food through the grass knows where it […]

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Proverbs for Young Pilgrims: The Ants

Proverbs 30:25 “The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer.” The ants, we learn from vs. 24, are the first of “four things which are little upon the earth, but . . . exceeding wise.” Interesting it is that, in God’s creation, He provided us such a creature […]

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Preparing Meat in the Summer

“The ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their meat in the summer” Proverbs 30:25 God’s great creation is as a most elegant book, wherein all creatures great and small, are as so many characters leading us to contemplate in invisible things of God, namely, his power and divinity. Solomon possibly had more […]

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Ants

You have heard of women aiding an army, and in a few cases women have been reported as fighting along with the men. There is an army in nature which never contains any males. As long as ants have lived, they have had armies and the ant soldiers have always been females. The male ants […]

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The Industrious Insect

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard: Consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no chief, overseer or ruler, Provideth her bread in the summer, And gathereth her food in the harvest.  Prov. 5:6-8 How true is this proverb of Solomon of old, for, indeed, the species of ants inhabiting the tropics and subtropics instinctively […]

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The Industrious Insect

“The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer”.  Proverbs 30:25 A familiar scene to all of you is the small mound of sand with diligent workers rushing to and fro in organized activity—some excavating, some searching for food, some tending her Majesty—the queen, some nursing the sick and […]

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