December 18 – 24

December 18 – 24

“After they had seen the Child, they spread the message they had received about Him. And all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them.” Luke 2:17-18

Sunday, 18th: “I am a prisoner in _____ State Prison. I have been locked up 5 years now for assault and battery. I got in a fight and hurt someone. I am not the same guy that came in here. I am sorry for what I did. I found God in here and I realized that He saved me by allowing me to go to prison. I wasn’t living right. I get out May 2024. I plan on moving to Las Cruces New Mexico. My daughters Ruthy age 12 and Annabelle age 10 live there with their great grandparents. I was doing Bible studies by mail and noticed you are in Las Cruces too. I believe in the need of prayer and the power of prayer. Your brother in Christ, Nicholas C…” Praise God – “And we know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.” (Rom. 8:28)! Pray Nick points others to Christ sharing the gospel.

Monday, 19th: “Sorry I took a little longer to return these study test pages. I am having some health problems. Please keep me in your prayers. Thank you and God bless, Tammy J…” Praise God – “Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why the unease within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God.” (Psa. 42:11)! Pray Tammy rebounds & boasts of Christ’s love.

Tuesday, 20th: WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED IN THIS STUDY? HAVE YOU RECEIVED CHRIST AS YOUR SAVIOR? IF SO, WHEN? Inmate Tiffany N… wrote: “That I can accept God and Jesus. He is the One and Only. It is He who lets me into Heaven. Yes. Today December 6, 2022.” (This study was mailed on December 1, 2022.) Praise God – “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (Jn. 14:6)! Pray Tiffany rereads her studies, memorizes key verses & shares about Christ.

Wednesday, 21st: Inmate Javier G… wrote: “Hermanos en Cristo Jesús (Brothers in Christ Jesus) the reason for this letter is to ask you for Bible studies in Spanish or addresses of churches that offer them. If it comes from your heart to help me, I would appreciate it.” (His first Spanish Bible study was mailed 12/12/22.) Praise God – “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to the family of faith.” (Gal. 6:10)! Pray Javier received his first study mailing; pray he shares Christ’s truth fearlessly.

Thursday, 22nd: “12-7-22 Dear Mr. Evans, Sorry for the delay in writing. I’ve been at the S. P. Medical Hospital and I just got my personal things back. I’ve been locked up serving this life sentence since February 2004. I simply gave into myself with Satan’s temptations over the years. There are really zero excuses. Here’s the sad part, I knew all along I was sinning and had turned my back on Jesus. Years earlier, I graduated with a B. A. in Bible and was to be a minister. I thought I had it all together. Thank you for the Bible studies, Ronald W…” Praise God – “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to Your word.” (Psa. 119:9)! Pray Ronald daily surrenders to God through prayer & Bible study; pray he shares the gospel lovingly.

Friday, 23rd: Tracey S… shared: “I’m really enjoying these Bible studies. I’m happy I signed up to start doing them. The more I study them the more I enjoy them. Thank you so much!” Praise God – “Your testimonies are indeed my delight; they are my counselors.” (Psa. 119:24)! Pray Tracey finds a Bible-teaching church, shares God’s word with her neighbor and boldly brags about Jesus’ love.

Saturday, 24th: Inmate student Mackenzie J… wrote: Pray for my son Camdyn who is in jail. Pray for him to be saved and for a mentor to come into his life. Pray also for my son Carson. He has pending charges. His girlfriend just had their baby. Pray Christ becomes the center of their life. Thank you.” Praise God – “Do not be deceived: God is not to be mocked. Whatever a man sows, he will reap in return.” (Gal. 6:7)! Pray Mackenzie keeps studying & writes her sons; pray Camdyn & Carson repent & believe.

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