Turning to righteousness: Maria shared her discovery of an old family tree as she began to see how salvation connected humanity over the centuries.
“That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.”
—1 John 1:3 KJV
When a merchant ship anchored in the harbor, Susanna pushed her past further inside and busied her hands.
“Use hospitality one to another without grudging.”
—1 Peter 4:9 KJV
The ties of loss, love and baking drew Susanna and June closer. Susanna shared her blue apple pie recipe; June shared her secret to a delicious lunch dessert.
“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.”
—1 John 1:7 KJV
Susanna savored the different flavors of the community as they rejoiced in God’s leading.
“And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.”
—Ezra 6:16 KJV