Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Healing, and Salvation - In Jesus - 02-03-2015

On my walk home today I met a first nations man named Wesley. He was walking toward me and had bowed legs. I thought he might have pain in them so I asked him about it as I got up to him. He confirmed he did, and the pain was mostly in the right knee. I explained that Jesus will heal him if he lets me pray for him and he agreed to let me. He said it was an 8/10 pain level with 10 being worst ever. I prayed one time really quick commanding the knee to be healed and pain to go in Jesus' name and he said it was now a 4/10. He let me pray again and he smiled and said "It feels pretty good."

I explained that Jesus was really real, and that He really did die on a cross and really did raise from the grave. He said that he knew that, but that he hasn't been to a church in about 8 years. He stopped going after his wife died and then became a recluse and self chosen exile. I told him that Jesus loves him and wants to give him life, hope, peace, joy and that He was waiting for him to come to Him. I also said that God didn't want him to go to hell for his sins because anyone who is not in Christ will have to answer for their sins in the judgment. I explained that if you have Jesus as your Lord and Savior and you are following Him then He gives you His righteousness and you won't face God for your sins. I asked him if he wanted to ask Jesus to forgive him and come into his life and be His Lord and lead him. He agreed. Right there on the sidewalk in front of the Manitoba Legislature, Wesley repented of his sins and asked Jesus to be his Lord. He let me pray over him and ask Jesus to baptise him in the Holy Spirit and fire as well.

A young woman stopped by at this point as I was praying for him. She waited a bit then once I finished praying she asked if we were doing ok because I guess she thought he was injured or something. Wesley was standing there with his eyes closed and swaying a bit while I prayed for him. haha! I explained that I was just praying for him, and that Jesus had just healed his knees. She looked at me strangely and said ok then continued on her way.

I gave Wesley my bible since I hardly ever use the printed one any longer and I don't currently have any give-away bibles, and told him to start reading in John and then put the strap marker thingy there for him. I asked him how he felt. He said he felt free, and really good. I asked him about his knees one more time before leaving him and he said he still felt a little bit of pain. I commanded that to go and he was all smiles saying, "It really feels pretty good!" I gave him an hug and he smiled again and said, "Ok, I'll see you again sometime." I prayed for him after we departed that he would becomes a healing evangelist. Thank You Lord Jesus for saving and restoring Wesley today!

Grace, peace and love in Jesus Christ!