Precious in His sight.
“And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.”
—John 10:16 KJV
Coloring Fun:One:North Cascades National Park, Washington:John 10:16.
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.”
—John 10:11 KJV
Coloring Fun:Life, Given:Olympic National Park, Washington:John 10:11.
“The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.”
—Psalm 34:22 KJV
Coloring Fun:Astronomy 101:Grand Tetons National Park, Wyoming:Psalm 34:22.
Free as the wind.
“The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.”
—Psalm 34:17 KJV
Coloring Fun:Free as the wind:Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado:Psalm 34:17.
“O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”
—Psalm 34:8 KJV
Coloring Fun:Resting place:Channel Islands National Park, California:Psalm 34:8.
Moose braved his dislike of wild onions for a romantic campfire supper near the Kobuk river.
“And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age: for thy daughter in law, which loveth thee, which is better to thee than seven sons, hath born him.”
—Ruth 4:15 KJV
Coloring Fun:Caribou care for you:Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska:Ruth 4:15.
Captivated by the rainbow trout’s stamina, Moose watched the fish navigate nature’s obstacle course.
“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.”
—Daniel 3:16-18 KJV
Coloring Fun:Hot water:Katmai National Park, Alaska:Daniel 3:16-18.
Reality or reflection?
“As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.”
—Proverbs 27:19 KJV
Coloring Fun:Reflections:Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park, California:Proverbs 27:19.
Visiting relations down south, Judy and Cream followed firefly trails to welcome a newborn babe.
“And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.”
—Luke 2:9-12 KJV
Coloring Fun:Dance of delight:Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee:Luke 2:9-12.
The loud echo of the whale’s tail slap reminded Moose of Jonah’s prayer in the belly of a whale.
“Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.”
—Psalm 139:7-10 KJV
Inspired by: Heroes of Faith: The Storm of Jonah
Coloring Fun:Arise:Painted Cave, Channel Islands National Park, California:Psalm 139:7-10.