I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
This hospital (remodeled) is where I was born, on the banks of the Rock River in Dixon, Illinois. Yes, it’s been remodeled in the past 61 years.
And this is where I was born again as a grade-schooler at First Baptist Church in LaSalle, Illinois. The church has been torn down and a library built in its place. Yes, the heart of the man has been remodeled as well.