1. Snake In The Garden Of Eden
The Serpent’s Deception
Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, “Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat from any tree of the garden ‘?”
The snake has been forever labeled a villain. Every culture around the world has used snake to symbolize something wicked. In Genesis, it is depicted as the Voice of Satan himself.
2. Talking Donkey
The Angel and Balaam’s Donkey
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam; so Balaam was angry and struck the donkey with his stick. And the LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you, that you have struck me these three times?” – Numbers 22:28
Balaam was always a hot tempered man. So when he was going to go on his way to betray God’s people, God sent an angel to stop him. The donkey he was riding could see the heavenly being, but Balaam could not. The donkey started to talk to Balaam arguing with him. Of course, the angel was the one speaking through the donkey.
3. Possessed Pigs
Legion and The Pigs
Some distance from them a large herd of pigs was feeding. 31 The demons begged Jesus, “If you drive us out, send us into the herd of pigs.”– Matthew 8:30,31
Jesus was on a quest to cure a man that had been said to be possessed by many demons. The demonic group within the man called itself “Legion”, and was extremely fearful of Jesus. Once Jesus cast out Legion, they took control of a herd of pigs, and then ran off a cliff to commit suicide.
4. Great Whale
Jonah And The Big Fish
The bible describes a “great fish”, the one that swallowed a fearful Jonah. He was living inside that whale for 3 days and 3 nights until God ordered it to spit out Jonah.
5. Raven And Dove From Noah’s Ark
Not knowing if there was dry land available, Noah sent out 2 birds to scout for land while being in the Ark. He sent out a raven first, but this bird didn’t seem to care about the people in the Ark and instead was just scouting for food. The second bird was a dove, and it successfully found a twig to bring back to Noah as a way to let him know that there was land once again available for humanity.
Leviathan The Creature of the Depths
Smoke went up from his nostrils, and devouring fire from his mouth; glowing coals flamed forth from him. – Psalm 18:8
Beheemoth The Giant Beast
Job 40:15-24 – Full description of Beheemoth
Many have said that the beheemoths were dinosaurs. The behemoth were not afraid. They did not need to be; they were huge. Their tails were so long and strong that God compared them to cedars—one of the largest and most spectacular treesof the ancient world.