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In his first letter to the Christians in Corinth, the Apostle Paul addressed several spiritual issues which were threatening the believers in Corinth. One of those issues was division in the congregation, as one group followed Paul while another group followed Apollos or Jesus, himself.   Paul confronted this problem by reminding the...
God Help My Victims
At a recent prison Bible discussion group, I asked the guys to introduce themselves by telling their name, how they felt right at that moment, and who they’ve been praying for lately. When it was Dan’s turn, he didn’t have to think about it: with no hesitation, he said, “I’m praying for my victims.”...
Redhawk was a native American whose son was hospitalized. While his son was in the hospital, Redhawk refused to leave his room, and he even ate and slept in his son’s room. When the staff urged him to take a break outside of the room, he refused saying, “Evil spirits are after my son and I need to be here to protect him.” When...
Alice was an elderly lady in the hospital whom I also knew from outside of the hospital.  She was very active in her church and spent many years serving.  Her husband was very sick and could not visit, and her other family members were delayed in coming.   It was Christmastime.  The hospital staff dropped off the...
This is how we know that we are of the truth and how we will set our hearts at rest in his presence: If our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything (1 John 3:19-20 EHV).   Curtis signed up for our GraceLinks email devotions which are sent to inmates behind bars. One of the devotions hit home powerfully...
From time to time, when I’m talking with someone about my ministry in Wisconsin’s prisons, they say something like, “It must be difficult to share Jesus with people in prison.” Perhaps they say that because they think that most people in prison are not even slightly interested in reading God’s Word, coming to a Bible...