Prospering While in Captivity

Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, was released from prison 26 years ago on today. Below is a ‪#‎blog‬ repost that makes mention of his legacy.

Ministering to Minds

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“Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce. Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they too may have sons and daughters. Increase in number there; do not decrease. Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” Jeremiah 29: 5-7 NIV

Prospering While in Captivity:  If you have ever endured a season of hardship, disappointment, regret, or long-suffering then you not only know how captivity feels but its effects.  In some instances we bring captivity upon ourselves, but it appears more difficult to endure when you have been forced into captivity. It is like an innocent person being sentenced to life, having to be robbed…

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