Tag Archives: freedom

Led Them off as Slaves

Last night I was randomly playing Lauren Daigle’s “Come Alive (Dry Bones)” while looking at the above photo of Jahar from his final pretrial conference on Thursday. The accidental juxtaposition of the song with the photo was perfect. And one … Continue reading

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Remember Them In Your Prayers

Editor’s Note: The following is an anonymous submission from a Christians United for Jahar contributor. Last week’s news about Robel Phillipos’s verdict and Khairullozhon Matanov’s alleged assault has elicited some prayer requests.  If you have not been following the trial, Robel … Continue reading

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Take Heart

Jahar has so much weighing on him right now that it’s difficult to even fathom what he must be going through.  Troubles: He’s got plenty of those.  He’s likely in prison for the rest of his life.  He’s lost his … Continue reading

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This is Good and Pleases God Our Savior

I have frequently heard the argument that we should not be praying for Jahar’s salvation because we can’t pray to change someone’s mind concerning a decision that only they can make. I urge you, first of all, to pray for … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is…

We all have them: labels that the enemy uses to keep us in bondage and to knock us down. Maybe they’re labels we’ve given ourselves out of a false sense of who we are. Maybe they’re labels that others have … Continue reading

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The man in white

Editor’s note: This is a continuation of the blog post “I Am Here” from last September that begins where that story left off. It’s an imagined scenario of how Jahar comes to Christ and what happens afterward. Who knows what … Continue reading

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From Mourning into Joyful Dancing

I have a few songs on my prayer list for Jahar that are just pure happy and joyful. They remind me of what could be for him. As I was driving home praying for him the other day, “I’ve Found … Continue reading

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“For he satisfies the longing soul”

The Bible reading plan I’m currently doing has me going through the Psalms and Proverbs in 31 days. Tonight, one of the six chapters I read was Psalm 107. Verses 8 and 9 say, “Let them thank the Lord for … Continue reading

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Jesus Signed [Jahar’s] Pardon

I found this southern gospel song called “Jesus Signed My Pardon,” and I couldn’t help but think of Jahar. The words speak for themselves: I was in sin’s prison, oh, so dark and cold Like a lost sheep wandering from … Continue reading

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