WHAT DOES JESUS SAY?

 ·         “But the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin” (Gal 3:22)

 

·         “I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger, and you took me into your home. I needed clothes, and you gave me something to wear. I was in prison, and ye came unto me. and you took care of me.” Matt 25:35-36)

 

·         “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners.” (Heb 13:3)

 

·         “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” (Gal: 6:2)

 

·         Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” (Matt:25)

 

·         “...Whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant... for even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Mark 10)

 

·         “God proves his love for us in that while we still were sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8)

 

·         “He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous”. (Matthew 5:45)

 

·         “And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins”     (Mark 11:25)

 

·         “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Matt 22:36-40)

 

·         “I have told you all this so that you will have peace of heart and mind. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows; but cheer up, for I have overcome the world” (John 16:33)

 

·         “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” (Gal 6:9)

 

·         “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” (Matt 5:16)

 

·         God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. (Psalm 86)

 

·         For the ears of the Lord are open to the poor, and he takes thought for his prisoners. (Psalms 69:33)

 

·         Let the cry of the prisoner come before you; with your strong arm make free the children of death. (Psalms 79:11)

·         Hearing the cry of the prisoner, making free those for whom death is ordered. Psalms (102:20)

·         Who gives their rights to those who are crushed down; and gives food to those who are in need of it: the Lord makes the prisoners free. (Psalms 146:7)