The Cross and the Switchblade
by David Wilkerson, John and Elizabeth Sherrill
Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book
Only by yielding fully to Jesus and allowing the Holy Spirit have His way, did David Wilkerson get the breakthrough he so dearly desired when he preached God's command to love, to a hate charged room; full of members from rival gangs.
Tired of trying in vain to break his addiction to marijuana, Ralph resolved to take his own life. But as he stood atop a building, about to end his life, the sound of singing from a nearby church interrupts him - and eventually, he steps down from his perch and walks into the church where his life changes forever.