August 8 – 14

August 8 – 14

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” Romans 3:23

Sunday, 8th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On August 1 at 5:21 PM, new student hopeful Sonia Y… e-mailed: “I work with foster children and young adults. I hope to be able to inspire them and help them through tough times with God’s word. Some believe they must be perfect to be a Christian or read the Bible. They have the wrong perception of Christians. I tell them we are all flawed and sinners and fall short of the glory of God. I want to study more of the word so that I am saying the right things to them.” (She also requested studies for Aliyah age 16) Praise God – “Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:” (Romans 3:24)! Pray Sonia and Aliyah study all the lessons we mail & return their worksheets for more to do.

Monday, 9th: Inmate Stephen Y… requested prayer for: “family and friends, getting out of here safe and sound, find a place to live, a church, a job, a godly wife and God’s purpose.” (He began studying in July 2019) Praise God – “Even before they call, I will answer, and while they are still speaking, I will hear…says the LORD.” (Isaiah 65:24)! Pray Stephen keeps studying God’s word & calling upon Him to fulfill his heart’s desires.

Tuesday, 10th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Ashley C… (age 39) wrote: “That I am a sinner and God loves me and sent Jesus to die for my sins. Yes, I recently rededicated my life to God on July 16, 2021.” (Her first studies were mailed on July 6, 2021) Praise God – “Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will do it.” (Psalm 37:5)! Pray Ashley rereads completed study booklets while waiting for her next ones to arrive; pray she shares the gospel boldly.

Wednesday, 11th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On August 3 at 12:21 AM, new student hopeful Tondra G… e-mailed: “To be able to continue to walk in the path of righteousness, in spite of all that is going on currently in the world today.” (She also requested studies for her husband Kenneth and their child Justice age 14) Praise God – “Tell it to your children; let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation.” (Joel 1:3)! Pray Kenneth, Tondra & Justice do their studies, talk about them & pray together.

Thursday, 12th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Felicia Z… (age 26) wrote: “Jesus Christ said I am the way, the truth and the life. Yes, on July 19, 2021.” (Her first studies were mailed on July 13, 2021) Praise God – “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6)! Pray Felicia memorizes key Bible verses in her lessons and shares with others.

Friday, 13th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Josue C… (age 36) wrote: “That Christ died for my sins, our sins, and he tells us he will never leave us nor forsake us. I believe him. Yes, on July 27, 2021. I just prayed the prayer on page 19. Thank you.” (His first studies were mailed on July 22, 2021) Praise God – “The LORD Himself goes before you; He will be with you. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid or discouraged.” (Deut. 31:8)! Pray Josue studies God’s word daily & shares too.

Saturday, 14th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On August 5 at 10:29 AM, new student hopeful Samantha F… e-mailed: “I hope for guidance and help on these journeys. Especially as I have been going through tough times.” Praise God – “The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears; He delivers them from all their troubles.” (Psalm 34:17)! Pray Samantha surrenders herself to Christ and truly seeks His help during these tough times.


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