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The Birds and The Bees

The Birds and The Bees

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  1. The Birds and The Bees “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.” Ps. 19:1 Birds and Bees declare evidence that there is a God

  2. The Birds 1. Bones Evolution - evolved from reptiles Solid bones ??? Too heavy Spongy Warren Truss

  3. Struts The bones of a bird are filled with air spaces to reduce weight God Designed Birds this way A bird’s bones are light but very strong. Interior supports are called struts (same as in airplanes).

  4. The Birds 2. Wings Gen. 1:21 “...winged fowl...” Like a living airplane wings, propeller, stearing gear, slots and flaps

  5. The same principle that enables an airplane wing to stay aloft permits a bird wing to stay aloft. Note: Camber, angle of attack, creation of lift and drag.

  6. Separation of feathers produces extra drag, similar to wing flaps on airplane.

  7. Bald Eagle is a great flying Machine God designed the Eagle

  8. Albatross - God’s Champion Glider 9 ft. wing span Soar most of life Land for nesting Drink salt water

  9. Birds are fastest creatures on earth Peregrine Falcon 180 MPH Eagle - 100 MPH

  10. The Birds 3. Eyesight Eagle - perfect focus while diving Can spot rabbit 2 miles away Third eyelid serves as wiper Did not happen by chance

  11. The Birds 4. Beaks Different kinds - food they eat

  12. The Birds 5. Nesting Abilities Who taught the bird to do this

  13. The Birds 6. Navigational Abilities Without a map or compass Golden Plover - Flies from Canada to South America nonstop Blackpoll Warbler - Nests in Canda Then flies to Brazil - 4,000 miles

  14. Birds are evidence of a God “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?” Matt. 6:26 Hummingbirds eat 60 times a day

  15. The Bees 1. Making Honey God gave ability to change nectar Honey stomach - stores nectar

  16. The Bees 2. The Honeycomb Cell to store Hexagon Great Architect God Gave them intelligence to make honeycomb

  17. The Bees 3. Claws Sharp Tips to walk on rough areas Cushions between claws to walk on smooth surfaces

  18. The Bees 4. Cross pollination Main purpose to get nectar

  19. The Bees 5. Wings Requires large wings

  20. The Bees 6. Communicate Movements to communicate

  21. The Bees 7. Generate Heat Cold blooded Cluster together and begin shaking to create heat When hot they beat wings to blow in air to the bee-hive

  22. The Bees How did the Bees learn these things ? Trial and Error ??? Survive ??? First bees knew as much as bees do today Fossilized bee looks like our bees

  23. The Birds and The Bees Speak of a designer - Gen. 1:21 Man has never created anything that has instinct or intelligence. Man cannot create a blade of grass - much less a bird or a bee!

  24. The Birds and The Bees “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.” Ps. 19:1 Birds and Bees declare evidence that there is a God

  25. Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga. 30809 706-855-1249 arthurpigman@cybrtyme.com Sunday Evening April 2, 06