September 5 – 11

September 5 – 11

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

Sunday, 5th: “Lesson 8, Protection – Our Christian Armor. The most important thing I learned from the lesson is that we cannot let our guard down when it comes to Satan. Every day we must put on the armor of God by reading scriptures that are true. God is all powerful. Then Satan cannot put things in our minds that are not true. The Christian life is not easy. Satan can steer us away from God and His word. When I wake up, my armor is ready to defeat Satan and his lies. Christel V…” (age 59; studying KNOW & GROW) Praise God – “By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,” (2 Cor. 6:7)! Pray Christel encourages a friend living in defeat to sign up for studies.

Monday, 6th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student Stephanie N… wrote: “In order to enter Heaven, we must repent and accept the Lord Jesus as our Savior. Yes. On August 25, 2021.” (Lessons sent to her 8.21.21) Praise God – “The time is fulfilled,” He said, “and the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe in the gospel!” (Mark 1:15)! Pray Stephanie finds a Bible-teaching church, shares her faith in Christ & keeps studying.

Tuesday, 7th: “Estimados hermanos [Dear Brothers], The reason I write is to ask that I be included in the Bible studies that you provide for people like me. I am a prisoner because of my bad decisions and disobedience. I hope I have your studies soon. Carlos G… #…” (His letter posted 8.24.21; first studies sent 8.30.21) Praise God – “I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will obey Your statutes. I call to You; save me, that I may keep Your testimonies.” (Psalm 119:145-146)! Pray Carlos studies his lessons & trusts in Jesus.

Wednesday, 8th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On August 31 at 9:36 AM, new student hopeful Sierra H… e-mailed: “I hope to learn more about who God is and how to have a relationship with him.” (First lessons mailed out on 9.2.21) 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 Sierra studies her lessons and obeys God’s word.

Thursday, 9th: Cristal C… and Jocelyn O… are fellow inmates who study together. They started studying on June 4, 2019, and now they are doing course #11. Cristal indicated she had received the Lord as her Savior on June 21, 2019. Jocelyn wrote that she had received Jesus on June 17, 2019. Praise God – “Therefore encourage and build one another up, just as you are already doing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:11)! Pray Cristal & Jocelyn boldly share Christ’s message of reconciliation with fellow inmates.

Friday, 10th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student Mae B… (age 36) wrote: “That we are saved not by what we do but by what God has done. Yes. Today.” (Lessons sent 7.22.21; she emailed her answers 8.31.21) 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 Mae finds a church, shares her faith & keeps studying.

Saturday, 11th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On August 31 at 2:26 PM, new student hopeful Beth H… e-mailed: “I hope to learn the way we humans are supposed to live and thrive and not be slaves to this corrupt evil world going on all around us. We all need God now more than ever!!!” (First lessons mailed out on 9.2.21) Praise God – “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” (James 4:7)! Pray Beth studies the lessons with her Bible; pray she lets God’s word cleanse her mind and ignite her heart.

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