Animals, Religion and the Environment
Articles Archive
Vegan - Vegetarian - Human Rights - Animal Rights - People - Animals - Love - Compassion - Peace - Justice - Righteousness - God - Bible - Jewish - Christian - Jesus - Christ - Holy Spirit - Soul - Spirit - Wisdom - Knowledge - Environment

Animals: Tradition - Philosophy - Religion

Animals, Religion and the Environment
The Bible’s Teachings on Protecting Animals and Nature
by Lewis Regenstein

Part 6: The Beasts of the Field Shall Be at Peace with Thee

The Book of Psalms makes it clear that God's goodness and compassion are not reserved just for humans but extend to all of His creatures.

Psalm 36:6 praises the Deity, saying that animals as well as humans are subject to His protection: “Thy righteousness is like the great mountains.... O Lord, thou preservest man and beast. How excellent is thy loving kindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.”

Psalm 145 reiterates this theme of God's concern for all His creatures: “The Lord is good to all, and His tender mercies are over all His works … thou satisfiest the desire of every living thing.”

Go on to Part 7: Reverence for Life in the New Testament
Return to
Animals, Religion and the Environment
Return to Animals: Tradition - Philosophy - Religion Table of Contents

We welcome your comments:

Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

If we REALLY want God to bless America and the earth, GO VEGAN!

| Home Page | Article Archives |

| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |

Thank you for visiting
Since date.gif (1367 bytes)