"...and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear" (Philippians 1:14).
The Apostle Paul spent about 14 years in prison. During his imprisonment, Paul wrote many of the books in the New Testament. Furthermore, Paul's imprisonment itself was an inspiration to fellow believers, encouraging them to "speak the word of God without fear." As we look out on our nation and world events today, may we be inspired by those who gave their very lives for the sake of the gospel of Christ.
Lord, let me use my life today to declare your Word. Your Word is truth! Help me to speak your Word boldly to a world that has lost its way. Above all, help me to lift up Jesus Christ the Redeemer, so that sinners will be converted and turn to you with their whole hearts. This I pray in Jesus' Name, Amen.