From the Back Cover
The blade is raised above you. Death stands beside you. Die, my brother John, in the presence of a God who did not live up to your expectations. Once more the pen of Gene Edwards has crafted a masterfully told and profoundly moving story. The Prisoner in the Third Cell is a book of comfort, told as an unforgettable drama, for those caught up in circumstances they do not understand. As John the Baptist awaits his execution in prison, he struggles to understand a Lord who isn't the Messiah he expected. If you are a suffering Christian or know of one, this book will bring enormous comfort--and insight into the ways of God.