Shrill Carder Bees: Welcomed to a New Country Home Dr. James J. S. Johnson Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:2 Use hospitality one to another without grudging. 1st Peter 4:9 SHRILL CARDER BEE on flower As a miniature bumblebee variety, the Shrill Carder Bee has been given a … Continue reading Shrill Carder Bees: Welcomed to a New Country Home
Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America? (And if Not, What Prayer Does Apply to America?) Dr. James J. S. Johnson If My people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and … Continue reading Is 2nd Chronicles 7:14 a Prayer that Applies to America?
Dr. James J. S. Johnson HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8: Reformation Day Of whom the world was not worthy: they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth. (Hebrews 11:38) "Bohemian Goose" and "Saxon Swan" Faith Foundations for Celebrating the Protestant Reformation On October the 31st of AD1517—using a hammer, … Continue reading HOLIDAY BLESSINGS, Chapter 8
Snakeheads Sneak in with Susquehanna Shad Dr. James J. S. Johnson Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are … Continue reading Sneaky Snakeheads in the Susquehanna
Young Coral Reef Surprise: Extra-Deep with Little Sunlight, yet Quick-Growing Dr. James J. S. Johnson So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. (Psalm 104:25) Recent research is surprising those who study coral reefs, especially those who assume that they grow slowly.(1),(2) As a result of … Continue reading Young Coral Reef Surprise: Extra-Deep with Little Sunlight, yet Quick-Growing
Learning (about Opportunities) from Oysters and Ox-goads Dr. James J. S. Johnson After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed 600 men of the Philistines with an ox-goad; and he also delivered Israel. (Judges 3:31) Oysters and oxgoads (also spelled "ox-goads") are not usually mentioned in the same sentence, but they both can … Continue reading Learning from Oysters and Ox-goads
Fast-food Needed by Hurrying Bumblebees! … Continue reading Fast-food Needed by Hurrying Bumblebees!
Economic Stresses Climax with Conch Republic "War" Crisis! (Like an Orphan Manatee, Distressed Economies Need a Rescue) Dr. James J. S. Johnson There hath no temptation [trial/testing] taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will … Continue reading Economic Stresses Climax with Conch Republic “War” Crisis!
Surveillance: How Much Are You Being Monitored? Learning from Hummingbirds Dr. James J. S. Johnson For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. (1st Corinthians 4:9b) Beware! – you are being watched, more than you know! In some neighborhoods surveillance is all around—neighbors watching neighbors, using cell-phones to … Continue reading Surveillance Monitoring: Learning from Hummingbirds
Remembering Lava Butte, as Mule Deer Enjoy Some Peace and Quiet Dr. James J. S. Johnson As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God; my soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? (Psalm 42:1-2) Closed parks, banned hiking … Continue reading Remembering Lava Butte