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How To Have A Heart For Those In Prison

Morning Inspiration: Remember those in prison, as if you were there yourself.
Hebrews 13:3
Most of us have never been inside a jail, & even the thought of visiting someone in lockup frightens us!
Yet Jesus told us to do just that in Matthew 25:36! Caring for those in prison is not something that comes easily for most of us, yet it brings great joy & reward. Over the years I’ve been blessed to be involved in some wonderful ministries that focus on serving those in long term custody. A few days ago, I was allowed to share my heart & God’s Word for 30 minutes, with over 300 inmates at the Women’s Correctional Center in Springer NM. Their attention & response to my message brought me to tears! Almost 200 are already deeply involved in transforming their lives through a personal relationship with Jesus. Many more are just getting started. One of the ladies gave us a beautiful idea, that could be a wonderful way for you to develop ‘a heart’ for those in prison. She asked if we would pray for them every day, & said they would pray for us. She suggested we do this daily at 12 Noon. I LOVE this idea & invite you to join me, starting today. Let this be the beginning of us each living out Hebrews 13:3 daily, “Remembering those in prison, as if we were there ourselves”!


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