Mrs. Martin Luther Ball boarded the RMS Titanic on April 10, 1912. She was travelling to Jacksonville, Florida to be closer to her sister. A devout Christian, she hoped to get involved with missionary work in Northern Florida. She would not live to see that day. In the early hours of April 14, 1912, she died in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
What a thought it is to know that we ought to be prepared to perish in the name of Jesus. We are called to live our lives as if we might perish or be punished at any moment in the name of the Lord. Lord, let your glory overwhelm us. Let your love run over and pour out into the lives of those around us as we live each day knowing that we will see you in your eternal glory one day. The world awaits your presence, but for now, let us be selfless in sharing your love with those around us. We fix our eyes on you, because you break every chain.
“𝘋𝘰 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘳 𝘷𝘢𝘪𝘯 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘪𝘵. 𝘙𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳, 𝘪𝘯 𝘩𝘶𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘷𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘦 𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘷𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘴, 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘴 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘰𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘴.” -𝘗𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘱𝘱𝘪𝘢𝘯𝘴 2:3-4