Yesterday, on Sabbath, February 25, 2023, the first stork arrived as a sign of the coming spring, this year earlier – due to the Aegean Sea influence, in the village of Podkrepa near Haskovo, Bulgaria, where the number of stork nests reached six, the Bulgarian News Agency BTA announced today, on February 26, 2023, in an article by Desislava Toncheva. In Jeremiah 8:7, first part, God took the stork as a positive example of obedience toward Lord’s will - “even the stork that flies across the sky knows the time of her migration”,... – in comparison to God’s people mentioned in the last part of the same verse – “but my people do not know the Lord’s laws”.

And indeed, unfortunately, God’s word is true even until today regarding the knowledge of the Lord’s laws – the Ten Commandments, on this earth: the weeks of all calendars in the world, with the exception of the Israel and US calendar that keeps the biblical order of the week days beginning with Sunday and ending with Sabbath, the seventh day of the week, start with Monday that is, according to the Holy Scripture, the second day of the week. However, God’s word in Mark 16:9, first part, considers the Sunday as the first day of the week: “Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week,…”

The stork, the positive God’s example; a photo by the site Mysterious World within

Written by Margarit Zhekov