God's marvelous and beautiful world has always fascinated both young and old. As we closely observe and study the amazing and countless details in the universe around us, the call come loudly to every heart to worship in awe and to serve with reverence the sovereign God whose love, greatness, and perfection are revealed in His glorious creation.
The intricate, harmonious intermingling of God's laws—not one contradicting another, but each enhancing the function and purpose of the rest—proclaim the wisdom and greatness of the God we know, love, and serve.
In an interesting, easy-to-read, story-like style, the writer presents an intriguing collection of facts from God's wonderful creation—birds, animals, plants—and with spiritual insights and reverence shows how they illustrate and are in complete harmony with God's spiritual laws.
Truly, as the Scriptures tell us, "he hath made everything beautiful in his time." "For [God's] pleasure [and ours] they are and were created."
Profitable and fascinating reading for young people and adults.
- 1. Nature Appreciation
A Walk on a Fine Day in Fall
- 2. Parasites
Good Bumblebees and Bad Bumblebees
- 3. Pines
Job and the Monterey Pine
- 4. Solid Bedrock
Upheaval in Jim Walker's Pasture
- 5. Life in a Forest
A Gopher, a Fungus, and a Tree
- 6. Tree Roots
- 7. Forest Fires
Hard Seed, Pitchy Cones, and Drape
- 8. Weeds
Thorns and Thistles
- 9. Woodpeckers
Red-Head and Scarlet-Crest
- 10. Animals and Tools
Not Hammers and Saws, But Tools Nonetheless
- 11. Watersheds
The Continental Divide
- 12. Camouflage and Mimicry
- 13. The North American Desert
- 14. Insect Pests and Solenodon
It Seemed Like a Good Idea
- 15. Ant, Hornbill, Salmon, and Beaver
Insects, Fowls, Beasts, and the Sluggard
- 16. Alarming Occurrences
Frightening Things Also Declare the Glory of God
- 17. Adoption in Nature
God the Father and Joseph the Father—of Jesus
- 18. The Domestic Hen
The Example of a Mother Hen
- 19. The Sun and Its Light
The Ecology of the Universe Sunlight and Sonlight