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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biblical approach to evangelism and the proper function of God's law in making us aware of our need for a Savior. For that teaching, I am also grateful. It inspires me to be like the man on George Street.1 Finally, Charles Haddon ...
Felons at Heart As you read the ensuing chapters, you will see that one of my favorite quotes is from the June 1st reading ... When we judge ourselves in the light of God's law, we are all lying, thieving, adulterous murderers at 14 The ...
God's law, we are all lying, thieving, adulterous murderers at heart (and worse!). With this understanding of the darkness of my own heart, I know that I could have been a murderer, an adulterer, a swindler, a drug dealer, or a fraud.
A discussion of the causes of the moral and spiritual bankruptcy of America could take an entire book, but its roots are invariably in our rebellion against God. We live in a great country. Our Constitution and laws are great.
But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it— he will be blessed in what he does. James 1:22-25 Indeed, the massive proliferation of ...
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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