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I came out of legalism and understand that the New Covenant is based on grace and not works. About half way through the book Dave talks about his own personal struggles with sin. Even though he never clearly mentions what was taking place, he made it sound fairly serious. After a while I came to the conclusion that he would refer to other people he also knew that were involved in serious sin as Christians. I may have been reading into his writings wrong, but it seems to lead in the direction of taking grace too far.
I still believe there is a healthy balance, referring to people who were practicing sin as still being Christians made me uncomfortable. For me personally, just reading the passages in the Bible that describes what hell would be like is a strong deterrent from leading a sinful life. I kept reading but found it hard to discern if Dave ever came to a real victory. Sometimes "grace" has been abused, there are plenty of warnings about the consequences of becoming entangled in sin. This book eventually made me too uncomfortable to finish. I am concerned that many people have taken God's grace too far and are leading other people down the wrong road.
It wasn't what I was expecting ... made me wonder .. since it was published posthumously, how much of it was actually David Wilkerson and how much from friends and family putting tidbits together to get a book that will bring royalties into the David Wilkerson estate.