January 9 – 15

January 9 – 15

“Surely none who wait for You will be put to shame; but those who are faithless without cause will be disgraced. Show me Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths. Guide me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; all day long I wait for You.” Psalm 25:3-5

Sunday, 9th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate John S… (age 42) wrote: “We are saved by believing on the Lord Jesus Christ, not by doing good works. Yes, I received the Lord Jesus as my Savior in the year 2000. Thank you, Mr. & Mrs. Evans, for sending me this study. Will you pray for my family? My kids are in foster care and my wife left me. Ultimately, I ask that the Lord will help my wife to be responsible, to stay clean from drugs and alcohol and get our kids back home with her.” Praise God – “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;” (Psalm 1:1)! Pray John keeps studying and starts sharing the gospel.

Monday, 10th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Matthew B… (age 18) wrote: “Jesus loves me and wants the best for me. Yes, 11-5-2021.” (His study was mailed on 10-27-2021.) Praise God – “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” (John 10:10)! Pray Matthew memorizes key verses, keeps studying & makes new friends.

Tuesday, 11th: Gildardo S… wrote: “I am incarcerated. [Me gustaría] I would like to do your Bible studies so I can learn more. I ask you to please pray for me and for my family. We really need it.” Praise God – “Teach me Your way, O LORD, that I may walk in Your truth. Give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name.” (Psalm 86:11)! Pray Gildardo receives his lessons w/o mail-handling restrictions.

Wednesday, 12th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student Melanie B… (age 46) wrote: “Jesus is my Savior. He is the only way to God. Yes, today, 12-19-2021.” (Her study was mailed on 11-28-2021.) Praise God – “For in Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set you free from the law of sin and death.” (Rom. 8:2)! Pray Melanie shares her faith, connects with a Bible-teaching church & keeps doing Bible studies.

Thursday, 13th: Christine R… slipped this note in with her last question pages: “Sorry for the delay. I have had a few problems going on. My head isn’t in the right place. These lessons have helped me out so much. Keep them coming. I’m looking forward to the next lessons.” Praise God – “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.” (Col. 3:2-3)! Pray Christine memorizes verses and posts them around her house.

Friday, 14th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student inmate Felipe C… (age 37) wrote: “[El Hijo de Dios] The Son of God loved us so much He became a man to die for our sins. Yes, 11-23-2021.” (Study sent on 12-8-2021.) Praise God – “I planted the seed and Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.” (1 Corinthians 3:6)! Pray Felipe studies with others & shares his lessons; pray he writes to family & shares his story & the gospel.

Saturday, 15th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On December 19 at 3:33 PM, new student hopeful Brandon G… e-mailed: “How to better understand the Lord’s word and how to share it.” Praise God – “May my cry come before You, O LORD; give me understanding according to Your word.” (Psalm 119:169)! Pray Brandon daily puts God’s word in first place and studies all 20 lessons in his first course.


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