January 23 – 29

January 23 – 29

“My lips will glorify You because Your faithful love is better than life.” Psalm 63:3

Sunday, 23rd: “I heard of your Bible study through a friend of mine. I’d like to subscribe and be allowed to participate. Please would you also pray for my wife and children, our whole family as a whole. Times are hard and I’m not there to be the leader of my family. If you would please send a stamped envelope with my Bible study course I could promptly return the tests. I have no steady source of income. Sincerely, John S…” (At age 42, as a 1-year-old in Christ, he began BSBM studies on 12-14-2021.) Praise God – “Commit your works to the LORD and your plans will be achieved.” (Prov 16:3)! Pray John writes his family, shares his heart & asks for prayer requests; pray his family finds a Bible-teaching church.

Monday, 24th: Alma L… shared: “These lessons have been a help and blessing to us in many ways. We realize more and more just how powerful, loving and merciful our Father is. We thank each and every person who has made and helped to make these Bible studies possible. God’s word has touched many people.” Praise God – “This is the covenant I will make with them after those days, declares the Lord. I will put My laws in their hearts and inscribe them on their minds.” (Heb 10:16)! Pray Alma shares the gospel boldly.

Tuesday, 25th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Jesse F… (age 49) wrote: “That Christ died for me and my sins. That the only way to Heaven is through my Lord and Savior Jesus. Yes, on 10-18-21.” (His first studies were mailed on 12-9-21, when he was almost a 2-month-old in Christ.) Praise God – “I am the gate. If anyone enters through Me, he will be saved. He will come in and go out and find pasture.” (John 10:9)! Pray Jesse keeps studying; pray he finds another believer to share & pray with.

Wednesday, 26th: “Dear brother, my address has changed to 2430 5th Ave, Apt #…  I finally have my own place and I am going back to school to study Ministry / Business. God is blessing me so much. God is Good! Manuel L…” (He began studying while incarcerated in 2016. Released in July 2021, he’s kept studying God’s word.) Praise God – “Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, because I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 20:7)! Pray Manuel finds a Bible-teaching church, a godly mentor and a ministry spot to serve God.

Thursday, 27th: An inmate shares: “Thank you so much for the Bible studies. They are so appreciated. I enjoy learning all I can about my Savior. Your sister in Christ, Cassandra S…” (She has signed up 5 other inmates.) Praise God – “Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Rom 15:13)! Pray Cassandra shares the gospel.

Friday, 28th: A prayer request came on January 9, 2022: “My husband Bill was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, in July 2020. After numerous biopsies, transfusions, injections and pills, they did his last bone marrow biopsy on December 28, 2021. On January 5, 2022, the doctor told us that his treatments weren’t helping and his blood wasn’t making bone marrow. Hospice will be in our home on January 11th. They have given him a month to live. I ask you to pray for my husband in Jesus’ name. Bill said either way he will be a winner, whether he gets his healing here on earth or in Heaven. Please keep us both in your prayers, as well as our families. In Christ, Sharon M…” Praise God – “Answer me, O LORD, for Your loving devotion is good; turn to me in keeping with Your great compassion.” (Psalm 69:16)! Pray Bill, Sharon & their families abound & overflow in the joy of the LORD.

Saturday, 29th: Deborah B… wrote: “I have learned that God is trustworthy and I should willingly surrender to Him. If I remember the Lord is with me to help, then there will be no need for worries and anxieties. I need to reorganize my life to be more in tune with Christ, to be Christlike.” Praise God – “Cast your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous be shaken.” (Psalm 55:22)! Pray Deborah memorizes verses and prays for herself according to God’s word.

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