What a debased creature must he be!
(Charles Spurgeon, "Treasury of David")
"O Lord, You preserve both man and animals!" Psalm 36:6
"He supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.
He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call." Psalm 147:8-9
"These all look to You to give them their food at the proper time.
When You give it to them, they gather it up;
when You open Your hand, they are satisfied with good things!" Psalm 104:27-28
All the myriads of creatures, rational and irrational, are fed by Jehovah's hand!
The countless animals,
the innumerable birds,
the inconceivable abundance of fish,
the all but infinite armies of insects—
all owe their continuance of life to God's unceasing care and provision.
What an awesome view of God this presents to us!
What a debased creature must he be, who sees no trace of such a God, and feels no awe of Him!