The Cross and the Switchblade has ratings and reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: Another book I read many, many years ago, and like many people.. . The Reverend David Wilkerson, an evangelist and the founder and pastor of the non-denominational Times Square Church, died suddenly on. The Cross and the Switchblade (). GP | 1h 46min .. David Wilkerson is a relatively young parish priest in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania. With nominal funds.

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The Cross and the Switchblade

Refresh and try again. So my statement above about his denomination may be off or outdated. Read this th story, be inspired to act on your faith, and make your own decision! He emphasized such Christian beliefs as God’s holiness and righteousness, God’s love toward humans and especially Christian views of Jesus.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This book is not about men. David Wilkerson believes in the power of prayer to create miracles, and in a number of personal anecdotes in this memoir, he shares a message ctoss having the courage to pray in public, and to pray for specifically labeled outcomes, which he says is important for prayer to be most effective.

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David Wilkerson was just a young preacher in the Pennsylvania hills when he was stunned by a new calling from God: I just could not stop till it was done. Read reviews that mention david wilkerson holy spirit cross and the switchblade teen challenge new york read this book true story years ago must read nicky cruz york city gang members power of the holy baby run run baby life changing jesus christ highly recommend drug addicts best books.

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Full Cast and Crew. She met David Wilkerson in central Illinois in orwhen he visited her high school for a speaking event. See all 4 questions about The Cross and the Switchblade…. The film received positive reviews from Christians and moviegoers alike. This book will rekindle your faith.


Nicky Cruz Jacqueline Giroux If you are looking for a book that will build your faith, read this book. This was a really good book and a fairly easy read. We were surrounded by a ton of local youth, guys on one side of the room, gals on the other. If you’re “anti-Christian” you more than likely won’t like this book.

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The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. His heart for the lost and exhorts me to trust his power more. It’s full of amazing stories, but it’s pretty dated and a little, well direct.

For evangelical Christians who believe in a God who is loving, receptive to granting the requests of specific public prayers, and offers everyone eternal life through Jesus Christ, then “The Cross and the Switchblade” tne be a 5-star read. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It’s a very fast-paced, exciting story of Wilkerson’s ministry in New York City with teenaged gang members.

The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. First published inand republished in with an author epilogue updating the original text, “The Cross and the Switchblade” is the memoir of a small-town preacher’s adventures helping troubled teens in New York City.

David realistically does not think Rosa can handle her heroin problem without medical attention, but agrees to allow the pastor and his wife to have Rosa live with them and stand vigil as she goes through difficult withdrawals. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat Written decades ago this book is still relevant today and could be used today for our communities with A phenomenal true life story of gangs and one man’s calling to show them that there is light at the end of their dismal tunnel;another path; hope; and a brighter future.


Share your thoughts with other customers. There is a heavy reliance on the power of the Holy Spirit, which they discover has amazing power to overcome often deadly addictions such as heroin.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This book had been on my shelf for a few years and am very glad to finally to read it. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat The world falls into chaos as Nicolae Carpathia detonates nuclear devices across the globe and stages multiple devastating attacks switcjblade both the Tribulation Force and an international militia, led by U.

I can see why this is considered a Christian classic. David Wilkerson’s ministry has lasted longer than he did because it was bigger than he was. As i have not read a lot of this genre, i felt it would be good to expand my knowledge.

It was easy to read and follow. As to the rating, the book isn’t what might be called “great writing” but it is intense and in most places compelling. The wilkereon, gang streets, murders and the types crows societies that cover the basis of most of the city shocked me. However, I am happy to report that there is nothing wrong with my comprehension or quickening spirit as I read of the special work David Wilkerson was called to so many years ago.

There are countless prayers answered miraculously, and I found it an encouraging read. A young preacher from the Pennsylvania hills comes to New York City and influences troubled teenagers with his inspirational message. Write a customer review. Nicky’s girlfriend Rosa prostitutes herself in order to support her heroin addiction, and later begs David to help her sober her drug habits. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It would possibly help keep so many young people from getting involved with drugs, prostitution and witchcraft.