It was a little more than a week ago that my dear friend and companion, Silas, passed away. I saw it coming...
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation;
continuing instant in prayer.
It's often the seemingly little and insignificant things and events which help to change the favor and mood of the day...
I have been making an effort to go outdoors more often, especially at night, to walk in the cold fresh air...
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life;
and he that winneth souls is wise.
I pray that Christians will do our labor - the joyous labor of winning souls, especially now that the harvest is ripe...
O God, thou art my God;
early will I seek thee...
At 10 o'clock this morning I went outdoors for my ninety minute recreation period. The temperature, however, was about 25 degrees, but an ice cold wind blew continuously making it feel much colder..
Walter's unclaimed body was recently laid to rest in a nearby Potter's Field...
Ask, and it shall be given to you;
seek, and you will find; knock,
and it shall be opened unto you.
I was deeply touched when, this afternoon while I was at my work assignment in the E-North cell block for the mentally challenged men, one of them, Paul, called me to his cell and asked me to pray for him...
And He that sent me is with me:
the Father hath not left me alone;
for I do always those things that
As the Lord Jesus always sought to please His Father, I too seek to do the same...
Henceforth I call you not servants...
but I have called you friends...
Tonight I plan to spend a quiet evening in my cell. It's going to be just me and Jesus alone together...
For a number of the men who are doing time with me and are now members of the body of Christ, the fact is, unless a miracle happens they may die in here...
"...but the just shall live by faith."
I do not know what tomorrow may bring. I have no idea what will happen to me in the days ahead. But this I do believe, that those who know Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord must always be careful to walk by faith and not by what we see around us...