October 18 – 24

October 18 – 24

Sunday, 18th: “Dear BSBM, enclosed are my completed lessons. I do love spending my days doing these lessons. This morning I was out working on the recreation yard. The rest of the prison is still on lockdown because of corona virus concerns. I am able to go outside to get things cleaned up with a couple other guys. This morning I was finishing up on removing the grass from the workout area. I drove the shovel in the first bunch of grass to be removed and the shovel didn’t move. I looked ahead to all the grass that needed to be removed and I silently asked God to give me strength to see this job through. God seen me through, I finished it. God is awesome! He has blessed me with many things. Good health and a strong-willed spirit. I am looking forward to my next lessons. Jeremy F…

            Praise God – “Say to God, “How awesome are Your deeds! So great is Your power that Your enemies cower before You.”” (Psalm 66:3)! Pray Jeremy shares God’s word with other inmates interested in studying too.

Monday, 19th: “Dear Friend in Christ, can you please send me a Bible study? I have been in _._._. since February waiting for a transfer but it’s not likely to happen until next spring because of this covid-19 virus. I would like to request a prayer for all the inmates here that have the virus to get better. Pray for my family out there to have peace and be safe and pray for the guards here to be safe. I am choosing not to lose my faith. Thank you, Valentin V… (Valentin’s first lessons sent 9-22-20.)

            Praise God – “Pray in the Spirit at all times, with every kind of prayer and petition. To this end, stay alert with all perseverance in your prayers for all the saints.” (Eph 6:18)! Pray Valentin equips herself daily with God’s word.

Tuesday, 20th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New student inmate Kim R… (age 60) wrote: “That Jesus wants to save us and give us eternal life but we have to ask him and accept him. Yes, October 5, 2020.” (Kim’s first lessons were mailed on August 3, 2020.)

            Praise God – “And he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?”” (Acts 16:30)! Pray Kim finds an inmate for fellowship; pray Kim keeps studying and starts memorizing key Bible verses.

Wednesday, 21st: “I am almost 34 years old and I am an inmate. I am interested in all the adult courses. I believe there are 17. I love doing Bible studies. It gives me better understanding of the Bible, Jesus and God. It also helps me be more intimate with God and gives me a strong relationship. Please! Thank you for your time and consideration. Tatianna L…

            Praise God – “And if we are children, then we are heirs: heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ–if indeed we suffer with Him, so that we may also be glorified with Him.” (Rom 8:17)! Pray Tatianna studies hard & lives it out.

Thursday, 22nd: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN?  New student Linda E… (age 51) wrote: “That no matter what happens God will never leave us or abandon us. Yes, October 7, 2020.” (1st lessons sent 9/24/20.)

            Praise God – “For the LORD will not forsake His people; He will never abandon His heritage.” (Psalm 94:14)! Pray Linda shares her faith in Christ with family, friends and neighbors; pray she keeps studying too.

Friday, 23rd: “I am William D… a student in your program. I have four inmates who have joined our Bible study group and they wish to be enrolled in your program: Dwayne J… #_; Charles P… #_; Patrick O… #_; Zachary D… #_. We are growing slowly, but surely. Thank you again!!”

            Praise God – “Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in His ways!” (Psalm 128:1)! Pray William, Dwayne, Charles, Patrick and Zachary fear the LORD and walk in His ways; pray others sign up too.

Saturday, 24th: “I did your studies before and I’m interested in starting again. Alberta A… #_”Praise God – “The LORD will fulfill His purpose for me. O LORD, Your loving devotion endures forever—do not abandon the works of Your hands.” (Psalm 138:8)! Pray inmate Alberta daily surrenders herself to God’s will.

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