John 10:9, "I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be
saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
Proverbs 6:6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from
their ways and become wise!
Jeremiah 8:7 Even
the stork in the sky knows her appointed seasons, and the dove, the swift and
the thrush observe the time of their migration. But my people do not know the
requirements of the LORD.
Job 8:14 His source of confidence is fragile; what he trusts in is
a spider's web.
Ephesians 4:14 Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by
the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with
cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
Isaiah 53:6 All of us, like sheep, have strayed away. We have left
God's paths to follow our own. Yet the LORD laid on him the sins of us all.
John 10:3+4 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep
recognize his voice and come to him. He calls his own sheep by name and leads
them out. When he has
brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him
because they know his voice.
Matthew 13:31 Here is another illustration Jesus used: "The Kingdom of
Heaven is like a mustard seed planted in a field.
Matthew 13:44 "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure that a man
discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it again and sold
everything he owned to get enough money to buy the field.
1 Corinthians 12:12 The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up
one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 "But blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made
the LORD their hope and confidence.
They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots
that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or
worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop
The above are just a few of the scriptural metaphors I found...lessons are all around us.
It never ceases to amaze me how much God has given us!! He has been more than faithful to give us everything we need to know of His existance...as well as His love and of all the knowledge and wisdom needed. He has given us Himself in Christ Jesus, His Spirit, A new nature, His written word, His creation and the body of Christ.
Joshua 21:44 The LORD gave us peace on every side, just as he had
promised our ancestors. Not one of our enemies are able to oppose us—the
LORD placed all of our enemies under our control.
He has equipped us on every side. Not one area of our lives has been forgotten. We have all we need for life and Godliness. We have so much that has been created for us and given to us...to enjoy and to learn from...if we desire to have ears to hear and eyes to see.
Lessons ARE all around us....can you share something you've learned from what's around and in you?