P-e-r-s-e

persistent prophet:jeremiah 36

Winterhouse fuel.

“And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.”
Jeremiah 36:23, 24 KJV

Faith Works

Coloring Fun: Bittersweet

bittersweet:revelation 10

Since it was sometimes hard to tell when an apple was ripe, Zeke’s first attempt at baking apple empanadas turned bittersweet. Over time, mixed with patience and love, Zeke’s empanadas tasted sweeter.

“The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.”
Proverbs 27:7 KJV

coloring fun:bittersweet:revelation 10

Coloring Fun:Bittersweet:Revelation 10.

Mercy Found

bittersweet

Near his ranch, Caleb stumbled upon his former partner who had betrayed him when searching for gold. Despite his bittersweet emotions, Caleb offered his former partner food and shelter.

“Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.”
Hebrews 2:17, 18 KJV

I Will Come Again

treasured letter

Searching for gold in the mountains with his partner and friend, Caleb soon discovered what he treasured most.

“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.”
John 14:1-3 KJV

Coloring Fun: Forever Gold

forever gold:luke 8:16

Forever gold:Luke 8:16.

“No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.”
Luke 8:6 KJV

coloring fun:forever gold:luke 8:16

Coloring Fun:Forever gold:Luke 8:16.

Second Angel: Forced

second angel:forced:revelation 14

Remembering her days aboard a slavery ship, June reached out to the sailors so willing to believe a ship captain’s tales of riches and glory as they signed up for years of hard labor.

“Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.”
Proverbs 7:2 KJV

Coloring Fun: Counting Angels

Counting angels:revelation 14

Zeke knew he needed more rest when he started seeing angels everywhere while doing his barn chores.

“And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.

Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.”
Revelation 14:3, 12 KJV

coloring fun:counting angels:revelation 14

Coloring Fun:Counting Angels:Revelation 14.

Remember the Rock

remember:exodus 20

The seventh-day Sabbath: a memorial of creation and day of rest: Exodus 20:8.

“For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.”
Psalm 27:5 KJV

First Angel: Respect

first angel:respect:revelation 14

On a hunting trip with Montana, Zeke chose to capture his first moose in an unexpected way.

“For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:”
Romans 1:20 KJV

Coloring Fun: The Open Door

the open door:revelation 3:8

When traveling in bad weather, Jeb depended on the open door policy of the church in Philadelphia.

“I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.”
Revelation 3:8 KJV

coloring fun:the open door:revelation 3:8

Coloring Fun:The open door:Revelation 3:8.