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The Cross and the Switchblade

Narrated by: Raymond Todd
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
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David Wilkerson, a man on a mission, stepped onto some of the world's most dangerous streets armed only with the simple message of God's love and the promise of the Holy Spirit's power. Then the miracles began to happen.

Led by incredible faith, Wilkerson left his country pulpit in 1958 for the streets of New York City, where a murder trial of seven teenaged boys churned society's antipathy toward them. Even Wilkerson was bewildered by his sense of compassion, but in spite of doubt, he followed the Spirit's prompting to help the boys.

This is the amazing story of his journey, and of the mighty power of God to accomplish the impossible. One of the most inspiring and challenging true stories of all time, it has sold millions of copies throughout the world and has been made into a feature film.

©1963 David Wilkerson (P)2001 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • 14-04-18

Incredible. The wonderful power of the Holy Spirit

One of the most inspiring books I have read, calling me to action myself in Jesus' name.

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As relevant today as when he wrote it

A strong, calm performance by Raymond Todd offsets perfectly the wonderful story of the impact God made on the gangs of New York. In an age when global extremism threatens to take over from local gangs as filling the emptiness inside our young people, and drug culture remains prevelant, the lessons this book traces are more relevant than ever.

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