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Family's Bibles Only Things to Survive Alabama House Fire, See What Verse One Was Turned To

01-06-2020
Image Credit: ABC News
Image Credit: ABC News

A family in Alabama lost everything in a house fire the day after Christmas - except their Bibles.

WZDX-TV in Huntsville reports that Sherri Rosas's house was completely destroyed due to a faulty wire in the attic.

Rosas's daughter, Ashlee Pham told WBMA-TV that on the night of the fire, her mother and 13-year-old brother heard a knock on the door.

"That knock was God knocking on the door to let them know because if they would have ignored it they would have been trapped inside," Pham said.

Everyone managed to get out of the house safely, including the family pets.

While searching through their charred belongings, the family was surprised to find two Bibles that were still intact.

"I believe in God. God was definitely here that day," Rosas said. 

And one of the Bibles was open to Proverbs 30:1, "I am weary, God, but I can prevail."

Nothing in the house was salvageable but the family has received some clothing donations. Rosas said she is grateful for the support from so many caring people.

"It's just a miracle when you have people that care about people. Especially in this world and day, people don't care about people. It just means a whole lot," she added. 

Pham set up a GoFundMe page in order to raise money and help her mother buy a new home. So far the effort has raised $3,095 of her $5,000 goal.

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