June 9 – 15

June 9 – 15

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can make your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Ephesians 6:11

Sunday, 9th: Using BSBM’s website, prison chaplain John M… requested Bible studies for an inmate. He shared: “I have sent the gospel to all death row inmates in Texas. Raul C… replied with his testimony of receiving Christ. I want to ensure he can grow in Christ and maybe spread the good news to other death row inmates. Thank you.”

          Praise God – “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.”(Ephesians 6:10)! Pray Raul receives the second mailing of his first set of studies. Pray he finds another born again death row inmate.

Monday, 10th: New student Frankie G… shared: “Yes, I have received the Lord Jesus as my Savior. I have been in prison for 24 years. I was a gang leader and a pagan satanic priest. I studied ways to talk Christians out of their beliefs. One night while sitting in my cell alone, I thought about everything I had done, and I was so ashamed. I planned to kill myself. As I put the sheet around my neck this thought came to my mind, ‘I made you for more than this.’ It was like God had spoken to me.”

          Praise God – “Know that the LORD is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, and the sheep of His pasture.”(Psalm 100:3)! Pray Frankie studies God’s word diligently and shares it faithfully.

Tuesday, 11th: Evelyn H… found BSBM’s website sign-up page on Friday, May 31st at 1:39 AM. She shared: “I have lost my way. I feel lost and alone. I want to find God again. I have fallen off track.”

          Praise God – “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”(James 4:8)! Pray Evelyn does the studies & finds a Bible-teaching church.

Wednesday, 12th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New inmate student Serafin D… (age 41) wrote: “I have learned that God is merciful and loving. He loves me enough to send his son down to pay my debt in order to forgive me. Yes. Today, May 28, 2019.” (His first lessons were sent on May 23rd.)

          Praise God – “God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.”(2 Cor. 5:21)! Pray Serafin keeps studying and starts sharing the truth with others.

Thursday, 13th: Using BSBM’s website, Graham T… requested Bible studies for an inmate. He shared: “Casey M… is a good friend, like a sister to me. She has fallen out of recovery and recently caught several drug charges. She knows God but has lost touch with Him. She requested a Bible study so she can get back on the right path.”

          Praise God – “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”(2 Cor. 3:17)! Pray Casey submits herself once again to the Lord’s will and experiences His freedom personally.

Friday, 14th: Inmate John M… (age 56) began studying in October 2018. He completed the 4th course on May 28th and shared: “I will serve the Lord Jesus Christ with all my heart and mind, just as if He was coming tomorrow. I love Jesus.” (He said he was born again on October 5, 1999.)

          Praise God – “Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”(1 John 4:11)! Pray John puts his heartfelt love for Jesus into practice by sharing God’s message of love with fellow inmates.

Saturday, 15th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New student Jasmine S… (age 23) wrote: “That Jesus is the only door to heaven, so I have to believe, trust him to go. Almost. Honestly, I feel like I am not ready because I am not worthy.”Praise God – “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”(Romans 6:23)! Pray Jasmine completes all 20 lessons in course 1. Pray she confesses her sin and trusts Him.

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