Truly excellent thoughts from Kathy!
The Bible has lots of references to lions. Daniel was thrown into a pit filled with them and was able to survive with the protection of God. David killed one with his bare hands to save a lost sheep from destruction.
Lions are referred to as stealthy, vicious, eager to devour and strong. They’re the second largest cats in the world and when they kill they usually use their sharp canine teeth to tear at the throat and eventually strangle their prey. God also references the devil as a lion in 1 Peter 5:8 when He says, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”
What a vivid picture that paints. Lions lay in wait for their prey. They work in teams to surround, confuse and attack. They finally gain control and asphyxiate their victim. This is a good example of…
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