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Today's Devotion

The Fear of the Lord Is the Treasure Key

  • June 20, 2019 | Isaiah 33:6

Just before hurricane season in 1715, the Spanish government filled eleven ships with gold, silver, and jewels. They planned to sail from Cuba to Florida, and left late in an attempt to avoid pirates and privateers. They lost this gamble, however, as a storm struck and sank all the ships. Many have been located and salvaged, but one of the richest, the San Miguel, has not been found to this day!

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