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131. The Convict In Us All - 1LoveHTX
Apr 4 2024
131. The Convict In Us All - 1LoveHTX
“Dead Man Walking” is a gripping film exploration of the death penalty and compassion.  In the movie, which is based on a true story, a nun becomes the spiritual advisor to the inmate on death row. Throughout the movie, there is a tension hanging as they become friends.  As you watch the plot unfold, your mind wrestles with being compassionate towards the inmate…. What’s this got to do with the podcast? We have an INTERNAL judge and jury constantly monitoring our mind and heart. Depending on our circumstances, we may condemn ourselves frequently over daily life choices and experiences.   We can be pretty brutal towards ourselves.  Solitary confinement and negative self talk can convince us we are unworthy of love, friendship, and community. It can be an impermeable barrier between ourselves and humanity; as well as completely cutting us off from God.  Listen in as we talk through all the ways this effects our lives.  Isaiah 61:1 is a scripture about Jesus… “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,     because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.” Spoiler alert…. Your cell door is unlocked! Push it open and run out!! God loves you! We are so glad you’re listening.Support the Show.Westcliffe is a ministry without walls for people without Jesus.Website: https://westcliffe.orgInstagram: (we welcome feedback, questions, and prayer requests):