The Prison Sermons
Xulon Press, 2007 - 268 sivua
The Prison Sermons are a collection of inspirational messages delivered by the author to inmates in Texas prisons. Drawing heavily from Scripture and occasionally from great classic Christian writers like Oswald Chambers, St. Augustine, Andrew Murray, Watchman Nee and C.S. Lewis, the sermons reveal the purpose of God's law to both proclaim God's holiness and righteousness and to make us aware of our need for a Savior. They show how God's perfect justice requires that sin be punished wherever it is found, how this truth leaves us with God's mercy as our only hope, and how the mercy of God is obtained through faith in Jesus Christ. The sermons address such important truths as God's hatred of racism, true and false conversions, indwelling sin within the believer, spiritual warfare, the Signs of the Times, and dealing with the sinful nature (the flesh) as the only sure way to prevent recidivism. For more than six years, Rick Davis has served as a district judge in Brazos County, Texas. He and his wife, Carolyn, are Texas Aggies, and have six children. Before working as a judge, he worked as a lawyer. Prior to that, he worked as an engineer at NASA in Houston, Texas. Rick became a Christian during a crisis in his college years. He loves the Lord and loves spending time in the Word and reading great books. About two and a half years ago, the Lord opened a door for him to be a guest preacher in a prison in Huntsville, Texas. While a little apprehensive at first about how the inmates would treat a judge, he learned that many in prison have a deep hunger for the Word. He has been back to prison several times, and loves bringing messages of hope and encouragement to society's outcasts.
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... Spiritual Warfare and the Serpent's Covenant 159 Chapter 9 - The Enemy Within 175 Chapter 10 - Signs of the Times and the Day of the Lord 199 Chapter 11 - Conclusion 243 Acknowledgments I thank Jesus Christ, my Lord and my God, V.
Acknowledgments I thank Jesus Christ, my Lord and my God, for giving me this little work to do, "for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose" (Phil. 2:13). To Him belongs all glory.
First, as will become evident in the pages that follow, Campus Crusade for Christ played an important part in my conversion, and the teachings I ... Through them, God has given me a keen interest in the soon return of the Lord Jesus.
We are siblings in the faith, you could say, because we share the same Lord, Jesus Christ. Pat Howard has had many struggles and many trials in her life. Some of her hardships have been profoundly difficult, but there is no bitterness ...
Then, he told us how Jesus Christ had made him a new man. He also enjoyed the message I gave that night. At the end of the meeting, he said exuberantly, "I feel so clean!" Oh, what an unspeakably great privilege it is to teach men that ...
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In its very concept and name, this book is apt to conjure up visions of Salvation Army soup kitchens or Benedictine monasteries-sermons as the price of sustenance. Its reality is at once darker and ... Lue koko arvostelu
A Testimony Plea and Conviction
Temptations Trials and Tribulations
The Unclaimed Pardon Free for the Taking
The Divine Romance
The Parable of the Four Soils
The Lords Hatred of Racism the Lords Love of Brotherhood
Spiritual Warfare and the Serpents Covenant
The Enemy Within
Signs of the Times and the Day of the Lord