Randy Alcorn's Blog: dog
- Fri, Nov 05, 2010
Nanci and I really enjoyed this video. Yes, predictably, it involves a dog! Great music, too. I’m sure there are a lot of wives and moms who could wish their husbands and children would learn to do these things around the house (Nanci lovingly mentioned my habit of not closing drawers.)
- Wed, Jul 07, 2010
My wife Nanci showed me this dog video. If you love dogs like we do, you’ll love this. Makes me smile and thank God for the wonders of His creation. When the dog in the video does what he was made to do, he pleases his master and glorifies his Creator. Psalm 148:10-13 puts it like this:
Beasts and all livestock,
creeping things and flying birds!
Kings of the earth and all peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
Young men and maidens together,
old men and children!
Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted.
People often ask me whether animals will be in Heaven. Their second question is whether they’ll ever see their pets again. To some people, these are merely sentimental questions. To others, they are very important. Children especially want to know the answers. What do we tell them when they ask?
Scripture says a great deal about animals, portraying them as Earth’s second most important inhabitants. God entrusted animals to us, and our relationships with animals are a significant part of our lives.
Isaiah 11:6-9 speaks of a coming glorious era on Earth when “the leopard will lie ...