Frederic Bucannon wanted to buy more land in Agate Beach owned by Susanna’s late husband—land Susanna hadn’t known about. In her morning prayers, Susanna raised the paper in her fist, questioning God’s wisdom in sending her yet another surprise test.
“Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.”
—Jude 1:11 KJV