Inmate’s Testimony

In his own words, Samuel Cecil Cosby, Oklahoma County inmate

In September 2016, I received salvation by Jesus Christ in the chaplain’s office at Oklahoma County jail.  God has truly blessed me to learn about the Lord in the chaplain’s office.

One of the things I have learned is the answer to a question I had, “What happens when a person petitions a prayer only to not believe the answer.”  The example I received is found in Acts 12, where many are gathered in prayer for the release of Peter from prison.  Eventually the Lord sent an angel to open the prison to free Peter.  When Peter arrived at the gate to be discovered by Rhoda, the many in prayer told Rhoda “you are mad, it is his angel.”  But Peter continued to knock.

Two lessons may be learned in this.  First, while asking for prayer, keep knocking.  Second, when a prayer is petitioned, be patient and accept the Lord’s answers.

Remember Proverbs 8:32-35, “Now, therefore hearken unto me, o ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.  Hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.  Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.  For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favor of the Lord.”

I truly enjoy witnessing about the work God has done in my life and intend on witnessing to my family, in work and through my music.

I thank God every day for a simple life.

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