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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.

Love Spat

marriage quarrel

“Entreat me not to leave thee.”

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily.”
Matthew 1:18, 19 KJV

Broken Teacup

tea party

Once the merchant from Hong Kong experienced June’s serving skills, he lost interest in purchasing any slaves from the Brine Shine.

“Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.”
Psalm 71:13 KJV

Sealed

seal hunt

Despite her weariness, June scoured the large pots, thankfully blocking out the sight of the seal slaughter that the captain demanded in the Bering Sea.

“For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my kindred?”
Esther 8:6 KJV

Whodunnit?

eyewitness

“Judy and Cream searched records in the mayor’s office for clues about who burned their barn during the war. Cream showed her family heritage when she trained a muzzztang string all on her own.”

“For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the Lord, which run to and fro through the whole earth.”
Zechariah 4:10 KJV

Knee Deep

strong hands

“Together we knelt and asked God to help us discover the truth and clear Jeb’s reputation.”

“Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.

Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king’s words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.”
Nehemiah 2:17, 18 KJV

Hard Hearts

help needed

“In a feverish state, I recognized the sheriff ride past. Later, the travelling parson prodded me with his boot, then left.”

“And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.”
Luke 10:31, 32 KJV