Item description for Bee Parables by David M. Silk...
Overview Building upon the concepts in 1 Corinthians 12, believers are encouraged to have an active and healthy role within a Christian community. Just as individual bees contribute to the well-being of the entire colony, Christians are reminded to faithfully use their God-given abilities to make a contribution towards the overall growth and well-being of their fellow believers. (Christian)
Publishers Description Bee Parables is educational and edifying. Become fascinated by the honey bee world and see the parallels to the Christian community. Building upon the concepts in 1 Corinthians 12, believers are encouraged to have an active and healthy role within a Christian community. Bee Parables does this by first explaining interesting facts about honey bees and then encourages a similar response among believers. Individual bees, each dutifully performing their designated tasks, contribute to the well being of the entire colony. Likewise, Christians are reminded to faithfully use their God given abilities to make a contribution towards the overall growth and well being of their fellow believers. The bees need each other for survival. Christians are challenged to consider their individual roles within their churches with equal seriousness. David Silk obtained his Bachelor of Science (Nuclear Engineering) in 1984 from Penn State. He later earned his Master of Arts (New Testament) in 2005 from Biblical Theological Seminary where he received the Master of Arts Academic Award and the Greek Exegesis Award upon graduation. David Silk has combined his seminary education with a life long interest in honey bees and over ten years of personal beekeeping experience to produce Bee Parables. He has worked for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission for over 23 years. He and his wife Brenda have been married for over 17 years. They live in the suburbs of Philadelphia and attend Storehouse Church.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.69 lbs.
Release Date Jun 15, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1602662193 ISBN13 9781602662193
Availability 137 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 05:53.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Bee Parables?
For every Christian nature lover. Aug 28, 2007
I loved the book because it satisfies two topical interests in a single literary work - Christian theology and nature. The early chapters revisit the fundamentals of Christian faith by comparing and contrasting Bible teachings with the author's knowledge and observation of honey bees. The later chapters address larger, more complex issues while maintaining the fascinating analogy to honey bee behavior. "Bee Parables" remains on my book shelf to be revisited and has made my Christmas gift list for select individuals.