I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
When Billy Neal Moore was scheduled for execution in Georgia, he sat on death watch praying the Psalms. When he read Psalm 118, he heard verse 17 as a promise of life: “I will not die but live.” Just moments before his execution, Moore received a stay. And he has been proclaiming what the LORD has done ever since. On this day in 2003, the governor of Illinois established a moratorium on executions.
The Abolitionist Action Committee: January 17 Civil Disobedience
DIRECT ACTION: STOP EXECUTIONS! Every 5 years we risk arrest in nonviolent civil disobedience on the Supreme Court steps in Washington, DC. This coming January 17th … READ MORE.