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Unanswered Prayers: Reflections on my Day at the Tsarnaev Trial

Sometimes when you’re planning something for a long time, you end up thinking about it so much that you develop expectations for exactly how it’s going to go.  I had planned to go to Jahar’s trial for two days in … Continue reading

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You Are: A Desperate Prayer

Lord, You are El Shaddai, God Almighty, all-powerful, sovereign over everything. As jury selection starts on Monday and Jahar’s trial begins, remind us that You are in control.  We tend to think we know what is best – but You … Continue reading

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Today’s three major developments

Today has been a big news day for Jahar’s case. The three major decisions made by Judge O’Toole today are: The start of the trial has been been moved from November 3, 2014, to January 5, 2015. The defense had requested a … Continue reading

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Yet another arrest

I’m a bit late with this news, but for those who missed it, yet another one of Jahar’s friends, Stephen Silva, has been arrested. Silva faces drug and gun possession charges. Please be praying for him, primarily for him to come … Continue reading

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God has him right where He wants him

At today’s status conference, a trial date for Jahar was set for November 3, 2014. Judge O’Toole called it a “a realistic and fair date,” but the defense believes otherwise. On Monday, Jahar’s lawyers had filed a motion pushing for … Continue reading

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Special Administrative Measures and pertinent prayer requests

Today Jahar’s defense team filed a motion to vacate the Special Administrative Measures (SAMs) that have been imposed on him, claiming that they are not justified and that they are violations of the First, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments as well … Continue reading

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