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Globetrotting

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Silent testimony.

“There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.

Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,”
Psalm 19:3, 4 KJV

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Whose Voice?

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Choosing the narrow way.

“And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.

And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.”
John 10:4, 5 KJV

No Lie

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Sam crossed out the oil sites on the map, knowing they would destroy the beauty he saw.

“Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.”
Psalm 34:11-13 KJV

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

Dawn

justice

Because of his role in capturing Jake, Mr. Kingman promoted Moose to captain of the Swordfish. Captain Moose took Jake, under heavy guard, to Shanghai to help construct missionary quarters.

“For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”
1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

Blackest Hour

garbage chute ride

As Jake fled through the kitchen, he tripped and fell through his own garbage chute. Moose awaited his arrival in the cellar.

“The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.”
Psalm 9:16 KJV

Famine

mississippi mud pie

June wasn’t surprised when Jake helped himself to the largest serving of Mississippi Mud Pie at the feast.

“And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.”
Esther 3:5, 6 KJV

Feast

pineapple trap

When Mr. Kingman announced a feast to honor Jake, June placed the food boxes over the garbage chute to thwart Jake’s shady business deals.

“He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.”
Luke 1:53 KJV