Tag : insects

I SEE NO-SEE-UMS – Karl C. Priest

When I am outdoors during the early morning and evening hours on mild to hot days I am usually aware of a severe itching sensation on exposed skin. I know that I am being bitten by an insect known as…

May 1, 2017

Insects Were on the Ark – Karl C. Priest

I love the cartoons of Noah, the Ark, and insects!  They usually involve mosquitoes or termites.  I saw one where Noah had a problem with the aardvark eating the ants.  Another one show drops of rain splattering around Noah as…

February 1, 2017


Creeping Things The word “insect” is not in the Bible. The American Heritage Dictionary defines “creep” as (moving) with the body close to the ground.  Therefore, taking the obvious meaning in context “creeping things” refers to insects. Some “creeping things”…

January 1, 2017

Entomologists Endangering Evolutionism – Karl C. Priest

When I first began the Insectman ministry I was profoundly aware of how little I knew about entomology.  Fortunately I live in West Virginia’s capital city, the “seat of government,” and the Department of Natural Resources has professional entomologists (with…

November 3, 2016

The Dragonfly’s Demise – By Karl C. Priest

During a hot summer day I was doing some yard work at the edge of a wood line on the hill behind my house. Out of the corner of my eye I saw a rapid movement and heard a fluttering…

October 1, 2016

A Praying Mantis Hunting Hummingbirds

With its instant reflexes, the praying mantis is one of only a few creatures known to successfully capture, and eat hummingbirds. We recently discovered this curious insect on one of our hummingbird feeders. So I found a camera and recorded…

September 20, 2016


Regarding the creation of insects, “God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good (Genesis 1:25)….

September 1, 2016

Living Gears!

“Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.” Psalm 5:8 Mechanical gears – like those found in clocks – have been around since the Greeks are thought to have invented…

May 3, 2016

Do Insects Possess Nephesh Life? – Karl C. Priest

Scientifically speaking insects are living animals. The matter becomes a problem if a skeptic uses the argument of Adam or Eve killing an insect before the Fall.  That is an attack on the Young Earth Creation positon that there was…

April 2, 2016

Potato Self-Defense

“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.” Psalm 91:3 The Peruvian Andes gave the world the potato, which is one of the largest crops in the world today. The problem is,…

March 13, 2016