Hmmm… provoke me more! …This reminds me of one of my cousin. He is a big guy who played college football at an Ivy League school and somehow hurt his back seriously during the course of his play. Well, for some reason, Jesus hasn’t set well with him and just before I left for the WR, he would have cursed the name of Jesus as first thought, no matter whether it came in love or religion. When I returned, I saw him at my other cousin’s wedding where he told of how he saw things change (in me) and didn’t understand it; he opened up a bit. Then, he spoke of his returned back issues, which would leave him immobile for a few days at a time. Three doctors told him, ‘fuse lower spine’, ‘titanium rods’ and ‘there is no other option’. Holy Spirit seems to want to show up often in these situations…. HS told me, “Give him another option.” To make a long story short, he begged for this ‘other option’ and when I told him that I would lay my hands on his back and tell it to be healed in Jesus name (and for his girlfriend to do so as well with me) he enthusiastically agreed. After a thrust of spine into my hand during prayer, he was sobbing and moving around telling me how much he loved me and how much better he felt immediately. Within the next few weeks, I found out that he was doing full-body workouts and telling everyone what happened! Ten months later, he still nods and smiles in knowingly experiencing this love of the Father, also sometimes known as ‘radical healing’ and is 100% healed until this day. As me and my friends say often, ‘It only takes one touch!’ …and one touch goes SO FAR!
Great story, Colby.
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