I Believe in God Because of the Bees

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					   Lecture #1
I Believe in God Because



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Without the Bible

  You can
 believe in a
   Creator          2
              ROMANS 1:20
   For the invisible things of him from the
creation of the world are clearly seen, being
 understood by the things that are made, even
his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are
               without excuse:



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    Without The Bible
     I Believe in God

Special thanks to Betty Jackson-Stockton
         We Believe Because…
     A study in Christian Evidences
              For Children



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I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees




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I Believe in God

  Because of the Birds




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I Believe in God

Because of the Penguin




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I Believe in God

   Because of Spiders




                        8
I Believe in God

  Because of Beavers




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I Believe in God
  Because of the Termites




                            10
      I Believe in God

   Because of the Bomardier Beetle




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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees

What was “Winnie the Pooh’s” favorite food?

             Honey
  How did the honey get in the Jar?
    How was the honey made?

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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees
    Rule we will learn
“Everything must have a cause”
  What caused the Honey?
Do you know where bees live?
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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
         MEMORY VERSE:

         Hebrews 3:4
For every house is built by some
man; but he that built all things is
              God.

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      I Believe in God
    Because of the Bees
Who Makes or Causes the bee’s hive?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
Did it just happen without the Bees?
   Bees are very special insects




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
 Why is a bee called an insect?
It has 3 sets of legs – it has 6 legs




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
Where do bees get their food?




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 I Believe in God
Because of the Bees

    Flowers




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
Where do we get oranges?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
     Orange Tree




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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees
What helped make the orange grow?




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 I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
        Bees




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
Inside flower – soft powder called
              Pollen




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
  Deep inside the flower
    sweet juice called
         Nectar


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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
 While the bee sucks up the Nectar
her hairy legs brush against the pollen




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
  The pollen sticks to its legs
When the bee goes from flower to
  flower it spreads the pollen




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
 Bees have built in straws in their mouth
When the bee puts the Nectar in it’s mouth
         Guess what it makes?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
      Honey




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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees
 This honey feeds the other bees in the hive
Bees don’t eat all the honey they bring home
 Guess what they do with the extra honey?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
Store it in the honey comb




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
Who made the honey comb?




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
Bees made the honey comb




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
Who caused or made the honey?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
 Bees made the honey




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
 Do people make bees?
        NO
   Only God Does


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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
     Remember our rule !
“Everything must have a cause”
   What caused the honey?
           BEES

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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
    Remember our memory verse
“Every house is built by someone”
      Who built the bee’s house?

               BEES
 Isn’t it wonderful that God made Bees


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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
20 thousand different kinds of Bees




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
Some special things about Bees
In the Old Testament God promised his
people “The promised land” and he said:

“The land would flow with milk and honey”


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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees
Why was honey so special 3,500 years ago?
   People back then did not have sugar
 They used honey to make things sweet


Do you like honey on your toast?
              I do !
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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Bees
Another special thing about bees
  How do bees keep warm in the winter?
  Bees gather in a ball and eat the honey
     They get energy from the honey
      They flip and shake their wings
  That makes heat and keeps them warm

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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
Another special thing about bees
        How do Bees keep cool?
  They pour water over the honey comb
     They flip and shake their wings
  The wind over the water makes it cool
   That the same as our water coolers

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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
How did the Bees learn to do that?
     Did they go to school?

              No
When God made the Bees he made
       them with instinct
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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
 How do Bees tell the time of day?
Use their eyes to read the sun rays.
      Isn’t that marvelous !!!



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      I Believe in God
    Because of the Bees
Here is the funniest think Bees do!!
 How does a Bee tell the other Bees
where he found a whole lot of Nectar?




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
Do they call them on the Phone?
 Maybe they send them a letter!
Maybe they send them an e-mail




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
      Bees do a dance
In front on the hive they run round
        and round in a circle




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
They stop and run across the circle
 That’s the direction of the flowers
            with nectar




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
 But how far away is the flower?
When the Bee crosses the circle he
       goes up at an angle




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
Somehow that tells the other Bees
  how far away the flowers are
 Isn’t that just amazing?


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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
How did they learn to do that dance?
      Did they go to school?
    Did they read it in a book?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Bees
             NO
God just made Bees to do that
    That’s called “Instinct”



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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
   Bees outsmart Scientists
Research at Princeton University




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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Bees
       What’s our rule?
“Everything must have a cause”




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Bees
  What’s our memory verse?
         Hebrews 3:4
For every house is built by some
man; but he that built all things is
              God.

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  I Believe in God
Because of the Birds


Because of the Birds



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  I Believe in God
Because of the Birds
 Who makes bird nests?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Birds
       Birds
  Who made the bird?

        God

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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Birds
Why do birds fly south for the Winter?
 How do they know the directions?
   God made them with instinct




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Birds
Why do birds fly in a “V” shape?




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  I Believe in God
Because of the Birds
What about the Woodpecker?




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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Birds
 How does it hold on to the trunk of
             the tree?
How does it pound on a tree with it’s
 beak and never gets a headache?



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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Birds
I has two toes forward and two toes
               backward
Their tail feathers are short and stiff
 The Woodpecker has two amazing
  features other birds do not have

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    I Believe in God
  Because of the Birds
 Behind its bill is a pad of sponge
   The sponge acts as a shock
              absorber
Did that just happen by evolution?
Some spotted woodpeckers have
  made holes in concrete poles
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     I Believe in God
   Because of the Birds
The second amazing features of the
             Woodpecker
  When it drills holes in the tree it
uses it’s long tongue to reach down
    the hole to find the insects

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  I Believe in God
Because of the Birds




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   I Believe in God
 Because of the Birds
 It’s tongue is longer than it’s body
It’s tongue circles around inside it’s
                   head
        Did all this just happen?
    Who made the Woodpecker?

             God                         68
  I Believe in God
Because of Penguins
The amazing emperor Penguin




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   I Believe in God
 Because of Penguins
  It’s breeding pattern is simply
             amazing
 They spend the summer at sea
              feeding
In March they walk as far as nine
 miles to their breeding grounds
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   I Believe in God
 Because of Penguins
 The female lays one large egg
  She lays the egg on the ice
 There is no material for a nest
 She puts the egg onto her feet
She covers the egg with her skin

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    I Believe in God
  Because of Penguins
 The male Penguin takes the egg
 He puts the eggs on his feet and
       covers it with his skin
The female leaves and goes to sea
    for two months to get food
The male Penguin just stands there
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     I Believe in God
   Because of Penguins
  Just when the egg hatches the
           female returns
 Out of hundreds of thousands of
male Penguins the female picks out
            the right male
 If she is only a day or so late the
             baby will die         74
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     I Believe in God
   Because of Penguins
The male is free to hurry to the sea
He gorges in the sea for two weeks
  He must return at the right time
 Out of hundreds of thousands of
Penguins he is able to pick the right
               baby
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     I Believe in God
   Because of Penguins
For the rest of the winter the parents
   take turns going to sea for food
 If they are late just a day or so the
             baby will die
Did evolution make these Penguins
  do what they do for their babies?
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   I Believe in God
 Because of Penguins
Look at some amazing pictures of
           Penguins




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  Because of the Bees




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I Believe in God

  Because of the Birds




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     I Believe in God

Next Study Because of the Penguin




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I Believe in God
      Next Lesson
   Because of Spiders




                        85
I Believe in God

  Because of Beavers




                       86
I Believe in God
  Because of the Termites




                            87
      I Believe in God

   Because of the Bomardier Beetle




                                      88
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Without the Bible

  You can
 believe in a
   Creator          90
              ROMANS 1:20
   For the invisible things of him from the
creation of the world are clearly seen, being
 understood by the things that are made, even
his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are
               without excuse:



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