As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings:…
1. God's care in providing beforehand for the wants and destinies of His people.
2. The discipline to which God subjects His people for their good.
3. The instruction God gives His people by precept and example.
4. The protection and support God extends to His people.Lessons —
1. A lesson of encouragement to begin a Christian life. Your soul has wings; stretch them. Learn to fly by flying.
2. A lesson of comfort. Fear not (Isaiah 40:31).
3. A lesson of hope for all the future. That which has been shall be.
(H. J. Vandyke, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: