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Lessons from the Eagle (1 of 7)
Series: Lessons from ''Father'' Nature
I. THE EAGLE CARING FOR THE YOUNG IN THE NEST!
A. Perpetual Care
B. Protective Care
II. THE EAGLE COAXING THE YOUNG OUT OF THE NEST!
III. THE EAGLE CARRYING THE YOUNG BACK TO THE NEST!
A. What The Young Are Shown
B. How The Young Are Saved
1. As you read the Bible you find that God employ's many parts of His creation to illustrate and portray lessons and truths that He wants His people to see and learn. On many occasions in His word, God draws our attention to several creatures and features of nature for the purpose of our learning from them. Oftentimes He uses the subjects and objects of His creation to illustrate His nature, His attributes, as well as His plan and purpose for our lives.
2. We often speak of ''Mother Nature'' but I prefer the term, ''Father Nature.'' If you were to look up the entry ''Mother Nature'' in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary you would find this definition: ''nature personified as a woman considered as the source and guiding force of creation.'' When the world around us speaks of Mother Nature, they are in reality speaking of Father Nature, for the source and force of all nature is God, the Father of all things.
3. For a few weeks I want to point out to you some of nature's creatures and features that God draws our attention to in His Word. The first that I want us to look at is the Eagle. Of all God's winged creatures, the eagle abides in a class all to itself. Its image has been reproduced on coins, emblems, seals and flags. Towns, villages, lakes and mountains bear its name. The eagle is an international sign of freedom, strength, immortality, and authority.
4. The eagle has been greatly revered by many societies and people throughout history. The Aztecs of Mexico so revered the eagle that they built their capital at the spot where an eag ...
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