Help From Project Creation.org — The MIRACLE of the Monarch Butterfly
One of the most amazing things in God’s Creation is the everyday miracle of the metamorphosis of insects. The word metamorphosis simply means great change and great change is indeed what happens as caterpillars change into butterflies.
The design and complexity of metamorphosis is best illustrated in the Monarch butterfly. The life cycle of a Monarch starts when the mother Monarch lays her egg on the milkweed plant. The almost microscopic egg matures in three days and an incredibly tiny caterpillar emerges, the larva stage of its development. The tiny caterpillar is now little more than an eating machine consuming more than its own weight in food every day. After three weeks the caterpillar grows to its full size and then searches for a place to attach itself to as it turns itself into a Monarch Butterfly chrysalis, the pupa stage in its development. It attaches itself to a solid surface and then covers itself with a liquid that comes right out of its body. In only two minutes it transforms from caterpillar to chrysalis and here is where the amazing change begins. For the first thing that the caterpillar does inside its chrysalis is to release chemicals stored in its body and dissolve itself into a liquidly mush. Note: Butterflies come out of chrysalises and moths come out of cocoons.
Out of this liquidly mush the body, head, wings and internal organs are formed. In only 8 days a full-size Monarch butterfly emerges. The question that has intrigued humanity for centuries is this, how does the mush organize itself into the incredible complexity that is a butterfly? For the caterpillar mush is truly mush. There is no brain or apparent pattern in the mush, but obviously there is one for all Monarch caterpillars turn into Monarch butterflies. Entomologists have studied this mystery for years, but have no answers as to how it happens.
The transformation from caterpillar to butterfly is only part of the amazing story of the Monarch. Most Monarchs are born in the northern United States or Canada, but they can then migrate up to 3000 miles to spend the winter in Mexico. What is amazing about this migration is that butterflies never meet their parents, but they are able to fly to the same tree in Mexico their parents or grandparents wintered at the year before. There have even been documented cases where it has taken three generations of butterflies to complete the round trip. How they are able to find the same tree is another of the mysteries of the Monarch butterfly.
Monarch butterflies are one of the best examples of design in God’s Creation, for none of the stages of caterpillar/butterfly development occur by chance, the central principle of the religion of evolutionism. The facts show that God programmed every stage of the caterpillar/butterfly life cycle. If there were no other evidence of design in God’s Creation than caterpillars and butterflies, this alone would be enough to show the fact of His design in His Creation.
The Hebrew language phrase ruach ha-kodesh (Hebrew: רוח הקודש, “holy spirit” also transliterated ruah ha-qodesh) is a term used in the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) and Jewish writings to refer to the Spirit of YHWH. (The expression in Hebrew is: רוח יהוה) The Hebrew term ruakh kodeshka (רוּחַ קָדְשְׁךָ, “thy holy spirit”), without the definite article, also occurs. The “Holy Spirit” in Judaism generally refers to the divine aspect of prophecy and wisdom. It also refers to the divine force, quality, and influence of the Most High God, over the universe or over his creatures, in given contexts
Doctor becomes a Janitor
The doctor who made part of his living performing abortions, he’d performed hundreds if not thousands over the years, turned in his driveway, as he heard the screech of a car. His heart fell in his chest as he saw his three year old daughter hit by a car. Rushing to her, and seeing her mangled body, tears started pouring from his eyes. Bending down, unable to stop the tears, he had a vision of all the mangled bodies he had pulled out of the wombs of women, little arms, little legs, as he held his baby daughter in his arms, rocking back and forth. He never performed another abortion. He is a fellow Janitor now. Some will remember Coffee and the Mother bear, roaring at the man who had caged her baby in the hopes of shooting the Mama Bear. And the bear found the hunter, surprised him, raised up on her hind legs and let out a roar, close enough that her hot breath wafted across the hunter, whose pants turned yellow and brown at the same time. Mama bear turned and lumbered off, the hunter so shook to his core, he did not even think about shooting the Mama bear. When he came into possession of himself, he made his way down from the hill he was on and released the baby bear. Let there be Light, and Ruakh Kodeshka brought forth New.
From the creation of the world, God’s invisible qualities, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly observed in what he made. As a result, people [ you & I ] have no excuse.
The Monarch is HIS Stamp upon humanity, HIS Stamp testifying to the truth of Creation. His Stamp upon the Cross. We disregard that at our own risk.