Sweet honey in the rock
Amanda Atwill draws lessons from bee and honey imagery in the Bible
I SANG THE VELVET HUMMING BEE SONG full lunged at my primary school. I marvelled at each element of that song, which spoke so vividly of God’s creation. It would form a revolving catwalk in my mind - the coral coated ladybird! Little did I know, back then, that the wonder and reality of God’s creation would lead me eventually to God’s Torah – the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. But it was precisely concepts like honey and bees alongside a deep and joyous study of Hebrew that ignited my faith and made me so excited about God.
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