The Cross and the Switchblade Themes

David Wilkerson
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The Power of Christian Faith

As discussed in "Style - Perspective" and "Tone," there is the very clear sense that the author has written this book with the intent of inspiring both Christians and non-Christians with the power of Christian faith. Time and again, he portrays himself and those with whom he works and lives as being defined and/or changed by the power of deep, fervent, spoken prayer to the Christian God. Time and again, he portrays the (often desperate) circumstances in which he finds himself as being positively resolved by trusting, faithful, detail-specific communication with that same God. Time and again, he refers to the power of Christ and of the Holy Spirit, suggesting that true faith can move, if not mountains at least the checkbooks of those with money to spare. In short, his personal faith and his belief in the universally accessible power of God...

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