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
Daily wash n’ wear.
Take each day as a gift from God;
wrapping it in His promises.
At eventide, return His gift,
counting your blessings.
“But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;”
—Titus 3:4-6 KJV
The community’s witness and her own experience convinced June that a spiritual life proved worthy.
“And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.”
—John 4:42 KJV
When the laundry overwhelmed Susanna, she searched her memory for Scriptures to recite. She surprised herself and June with more bakery plans for the next ship that would anchor at Agate Beach.
“From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”
—Psalm 61:2 KJV