Message of the Mountain Author:Matilda Nordtvedt Message of the Mountain is the third book in the Secret in the Maple Tree series. In the second book, Song of the Brook, the Johnson family moved fro their Minnesota farm to a country home near Bellingham, Washington. As this new adventure opens, the family is about to find out how life in town in the early 1900s differs from life in the count... more »ry. John Johnson, his sister Hilda, and the other family members are able to experience firsthand many of the new inventions of the day.
Even though he is from a Christian family, John is as much in need of God's salvation as is his new friend Marvin. Through their adventures, the two boys and John's family come to know the message of the mountains: that "as the Mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth even for ever" (Psa. 125:2)« less