Wednesday, April 27, 2011

PROPHET TO AMERICA, REV. DAVID WILKERSON DIES IN CAR WRECK


PROPHET TO AMERICA, REV. DAVID WILKERSON DIES IN CAR WRECK

Rev. David Wilkerson, founding pastor of Times Square Church in New York City and author of the well-known book The Cross and the Switchblade, was killed Wednesday, April 27, 2010,  in a car accident, according to a source close to CBN News.  He was79. Wilkerson was driving east on U.S. 175 and moved into the opposite lane where a tractor trailer was driving westbound. The truck driver saw the car and tried to move out of the way, but still collided with the car head on.
Public Safety Trooper Eric Long stated that Wilkerson's wife Gwen was also involved in the crash and rushed to the hospital, along with the other driver.Wilkerson posted a blog dated April 27 -- the day of his death
In the post, titled "When All Means Fail," he encouraged those facing difficultyto"hold fast" and stand strong in faith.

"To those going through the valley and shadow of death, hear this word: Weeping will last through some dark, awful nights, and in that darkness you will soon hear the Father whisper, "I am with you,'" Wilkerson wrote. "Beloved, God has never failed to act but in goodness and love. When all means fail-his love prevails. Hold fast to your faith. Stand fast in his Word. There is no other hope in this world."
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