March 17-23

March 17-23

“Come, follow Me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19

Sunday, 17th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD?  Hopeful new Canadian student John M… wrote: “I hope to learn Bible truth I can use to give simple replies to friends when spiritual matters arise in a conversation. I need to learn more about Jesus. I need to do this by mail because if I do it online, I’ll surf all over the place.” (His request was forwarded to Source of Light Ministries CANADA.)

          Praise God – “Always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you the reason for the hope that you have.”(1 Peter 3:15b)! Pray John does his first mailing of studies and begins to memorize key verses.

Monday, 18th: WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED IN THIS LESSON? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New student Sally N… (age 65) wrote: “Jesus is the only way to Heaven. Yes. March 4, 2019” (her first studies were sent on 2/25/19)

          Praise God – “I, yes I, am the LORD, and there is no Savior but Me”(Isaiah 43:11)! Pray Sally continues to study the lessons mailed to her. Pray she finds a Bible-teaching church and a godly mentor.

Tuesday, 19th: “Hermanos, I write because 3 weeks have gone by since I sent you lessons 3 – 6 and I have yet to receive lessons 7 – 10. Please send my lessons so I may continue my studies. Your brother in Cristo, Ray A…” (This letter was posted March 7th. His next studies had been mailed on March 5th.)

          Praise God – “But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on His law he meditates day and night.”(Psalm 1:2)! Pray inmate Ray restudies his completed courses with his Bible and puts together studies to share.

Wednesday, 20th: “I just wanted to let you know I am enjoying these Bible studies. I look forward to my next envelope of lessons. Please keep my family in prayer. We are nearly homeless, my car needs a transmission, my son J… just had oral surgery and he will have a heart artery rebuilt in 2-3 months. His stepmother B… just had a blood clot on the brain and a stroke leaving her right-side affected. My ex-husband T… needs prayer for strength as he has lingering complications from a stroke he had. My sister C… had a stroke last August and still has residual numbness on her left-side. God bless you and thank you, Darleen G…”

          Praise God – “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;”(Colossians 4:2)! Pray Darleen attends a Bible-teaching church. Pray she shares her burdens with a local church.

Thursday, 21st: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD?  Hopeful new Indian student Hara… wrote: “I am a Hindu and I want to convert my religion to Christianity. I would like to dedicate myself for the development of Christianity in India.” (His request was forward to Source of Light Ministries INDIA.)

          Praise God – “I alone decreed and saved and proclaimed—I, and not some foreign god among you. So you are My witnesses,” declares the LORD, “that I am God.”(Isaiah 43:12)! Pray Hara follows the Lord Jesus without fear.

Friday, 22nd: WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED IN THIS LESSON? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New student Beverly S… (age 47) wrote: “I want to repent and confess my sins and live my life with God. Yes. As I was reading about this.” (her first studies were sent on March 4, 2019)

          Praise God – “He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with Him.”(1 Thessalonians 5:10)! Pray Beverly reads God’s word daily, makes a godly friendship and keeps studying.

Saturday, 23rd: Inmate Carlos P… wrote: “Thank you for all the things you send me. They hit the spot here where I am in maximum security. I started a Bible study, so keep me in your prayers.”

          Praise God – “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;”(Proverbs 3:5)! Pray Carlos studies and meditates on God’s word and compassionately shares Christ’s teaching. dloc


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