SON OF HOPE: The Boundless Love and Mercy of God

Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Many years ago, I found an amazing story which I believed without hesitation. If you are older, as I am, or if you are just a student of history; you will remember a manhunt in NYC for one called “Son of Sam.”

His name is David Berkowitz and he shot and killed 6 people and wounded 7 more. This was so horrific back then. We have been desensitized to killing because the mass shooters of our day have brought killing to a whole new level.

The story which I read was that David Berkowitz, who is in a maximum security prison, had come to faith in Jesus as his Savior.  David did not stop at being saved, his whole life is about sharing the love and mercy of Jesus Christ with others in prison.

I think of David Berkowitz when he was “Son of Sam” as a type of Saul…

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