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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I am grateful for the help and encouragement of many beloved friends, all of whom I cannot possibly list. They include Pat Howard, Dub Pearson, Travis Bryan III, David Barron, David Toups, Lane and Beth Ann Thibodeaux, Steve Elmendorf, ...
A Message of Hope My bailiff, Bob Odstrcil, is a long time friend of a dear lady named Pat Howard who was his high school classmate. She is involved in a prison ministry called The Association II Chapter 1: Introduction.
Though she is a generation older than I, she and I have become good friends. 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.
He told us of his military service in Vietnam, of losing his best friend to a sniper, and of his own actions in that war that he longed to forget. He had a hard time telling us about these things. It hurt for him to tell the story.
I guess he couldn't accept it because he sent one of his friends, whom he paid, over to where my mom had gotten an apartment, to beat her up and basically do whatever he wanted. Which is exactly what he did. I was six years old then.
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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