(WYMT) – As Dollywood employees cleaned up Tuesday after a close call with forest fires, one man says he found something many are finding inspiring in the midst of tragedy.
Isaac McCord posted a page from a Bible he says was found under a bench in the park. It was badly burned but had still preserved some verses that provide hope, centuries after they were written.
Here are some of the verses from the page.
The day of the LORD is near, the day when destruction comes from the Almighty. How terrible that day will be!
To you, LORD, I call, for fire has devoured the pastures in the wilderness and flames have burned up all the trees of the field.
Even the beasts of the field pant for you because the water brooks are dried up,
and fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.
Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm …