|The Purpose of Prison||Home|
The purpose of prison is to separate the prisoner from society at large.
|Prison provides for the confinement or involuntary restraint of a person. The prisoner is intentionally deprived of personal liberty. However, a prisoner cannot be deprived of the ability to fulfill life's purpose, which is to worship the Creator. While a person can be physically confined by prison walls, those walls alone can never separate a person from God. A prisoner is no different from anyone else in that they are free to choose if they will worship the Creator. Every prisoner can fulfill life's purpose while in prison, but many will not because...|
Some will not fulfill life's purpose because they have never been taught that
the Creator of the universe
exists and deserves to be worshiped.
2. Others will not fulfill life's purpose because they refuse to believe what they have been taught and do not accept that the Creator exists.
3. Some will accept The Creator's existence, but see no need or have no desire to worship the Creator.
4. Many will simply ignore the issue of life's purpose because they are so focused on their own personal concerns and desires.
Prison life has brought many people to the realization that there
is more to life than just being concerned about one's own personal problems and
desires. Those who come to truly know God while in prison realize that the
spiritual freedom they have gained, through trust and faith in the Creator, is a
much more powerful and satisfying freedom than the physical freedom they have
If you would like to know more about how prisoners are
coming to know and worship God, and how that worship is transforming both the
prisoners and others with whom they are in contact, take time to read what is
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry... www.goodnewsjail.org
Forgotten Man Ministries... www.forgottenman.org