This afternoon I was able to attend the small prayer meeting that my chaplain holds each Tuesday from approximately one to three o'clock...
I thank my God, making mention of thee
always in my prayers.
I was fortunate to be able to finish my morning's job assignment early and thus return to my cell by 9:45. This gave me extra time to pray, and to be still before the Lord...
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly,
that in the latter times some shall
depart from the faith, giving heed to
seducing spirits, and doctrines
(teachings) of devils (demons).
I Timothy 4:1 (Parenthesis mine)
These are strange times we're living in. Within recent weeks, for instance, two friends, one on the west coast and the other in New Jersey, told me about fellow Christians who have taken an unexpected interest in the Kabbalah...
I can do all things through Christ
who strengthens me.
I thank God for the strength He gives to me each day. As I wrote in my journal for November 12, I've had my share of periods of exhaustion, and I am hoping to recover from one more...
And He (Jesus) said, The things which are
impossible with men are possible with God.
I am thankful for those Christians who have found it in their hearts to pray for and support jail and prison ministries...
I know from the chapel setting how easy others find ways to put more work upon me, and place more responsibilities upon me, to a point where my spiritual and physical health is in jeopardy...
The men and women who served in the military of the United States of America, or who are currently serving the country in this capacity deserve much credit. We should be grateful for them and the sacrifices they made, and in turn do everything we can to pray for and support our military personnel...