Justin Bieber supports the faith of others.
The 27-year-old musician, renowned for his religion, went to California State Prison in Los Angeles County on Tuesday to act on his faith alongside a pastor.
“The director of the institution has approved a very brief visit by Mr. Bieber and his pastor to support faith-based programs at California State Prison, Los Angeles County,” a representative from the Department of Corrections said. and California Rehabilitation (CDCR) in a statement to Fox News.
The department added: “The CDCR ensured that all COVID-related precautions were taken before and during the visit.”
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His exact activities inside have not been shared.
Representatives for the “Holy” singer did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Last summer, Bieber and his wife, Hailey Baldwin, were baptized. The singer marked the occasion by sharing several photos of the couple in a body of water during the process.
“The @haileybieber moment, my wife and I got baptized together!” he captioned the message. “It was one of the most special moments of my life.”
The “Yummy” singer added, “Confessing our love and trust in Jesus publicly with our friends and family.”
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In February 2020, the musician opened up about his behavior before regaining his faith.
“I really dove deep into my faith,” Bieber told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe at the time. “I believed in Jesus but I never really, like … when it says that to follow Jesus is to turn away from sin, and so there is no … He talks about it in the Bible … There is no faith without obedience. “
He went on to explain that he “never really implemented” his belief in God in his life.
But since then the musician has said that Jesus “found me in my dirt and took me out.”
He echoed those sentiments in January 2021 when he reflected on his arrest for DUI in 2014 in another post on social media.
“Seven years ago today I was arrested, not my best time,” he wrote. “Not proud of where I was in my life. I was hurt, miserable, confused, angry, misled, misunderstood and angry with God.”
Bieber said he was grateful the experience changed his life for the better.
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“All this to say that God has brought me a long way,” he wrote. “From that point on, I realized something… God was as close to me as he is now. My encouragement to you is to let your past remind you of how far God has taken you.
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“Don’t let shame ruin your ‘today’, let your forgiveness of Jesus take over and watch your life blossom into all that God designed you to be,” Bieber said. “YOU LOVE GUYS WITH MY WHOLE HEART.”
Fox News’s Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report
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