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Showing posts with label Proverbs 6:6 Ant. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Proverbs 6:6 Ant. Show all posts

Sunday, April 13, 2008

The Ant.

Did you know that an ant can carry a load over 25 times their weight? Some can lift even up to 50 times their weight!

"Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise. Without having any chief or officer or ruler, it prepares its food in summer, and gathers its sustenance in harvest." (Proverbs 6:6)

I see an ant as a busy-body--a creature who stays on the move for a purpose. The worker ants are all females! Male ants only mate with the queens and die shortly after! The worker (female) ants have to hold it down for the colony--building the nest, taking care of the young, fighting predators, and storing food. God use small things to show us we can do great things.