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Consider the Ant (2 of 8)
Series: For Your Consideration
Proverbs 6: 6-8
Raise your hand in YOU are an AUNT!
I learned a lot from my ''aunts'' -I had 11 aunts in all! One of my aunts was Aunt Bea. She was 2 bugs in one.
A golfers ball landed on Anthill. He took 3 swings….only 2 ants survived. One ant said to the other, ''What are we going to do?'' Said the other ant: ''I think if we're gonna survive we better get on the ball!''
The ant teaches us that we better GET ON THE BALL
Society is going to the dogs, but we should ''go to the ants''!
Most, think of ants as a pest to eradicate, rather than a picture to imitate!
These CREATIVE CREATURES make TINY TEACHERS and POWERFUL PREACHERS!
Be observ-ANT because this tiny creature is significANT, importANT, relevANT and brilliANT!
1) The PRIORITY She AWAKES
(LINGER at her WAYS)
(6) ''Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.''
Consider: ''to walk with''
We can gain INSIGHT from an INSECT.
How? Ants are little, but never LAZY.
A generation of Couch potatoes has raised TATER TOTS!
The Bible NEVER promotes Slothfulness, Idleness or Laziness.
(2 Thess. 3: 10) ''If any would not work, neither should he eat.''
(1 Timothy 5: 8) ''If any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.''
Sweat is a Curse but Work is a Blessing
Ants are Critters, but they aren't QUITTERS. Have you ever noticed, whenever you see ants, they are always active and busy. And being as busy as they are, they always attend EVERY picnic!
2) The PROVISION that She UNDERTAKES
(LOOK at her WORK)
(Proverbs 30: 24-25) ''There are four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise. (25) The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meet in the summer.''
''Not strong'' in relationship to man.
(7) ''Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler.''
The ant d ...
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