My wife and I were casually shopping at IKEA and decided to have lunch there. After we sat down at our table somewhere in the middle of the dining room, a man with a cane slowly mozied by our table and headed to a table in the back. When we finished, I said to her, “Why don’t you take the trays so I can go minister to that man back there?” She agreed and I went to go find him.
“How did you know I was here?” He asked amazed that I had even noticed him. I had introduced myself to him as a minister who prays for people and God heals them and asked if I could pray for him since I had noticed he was walking with a cane. His name was Laurence and he explained that his legs were crushed by the Japanese during the war. Continue reading Crushed Legs Instantly Healed
I can’t really remember when it started but it was about 22 years ago. It was a pain in my left shoulder and arm that went all the way down to my hand. It started gradually but got worse every day until I could not use my hand or move my arm at all without experiencing severe pain. It even hurt while I was sleeping and would wake me up if I turned in my bed.
It was most annoying, not to mention, most uncomfortable. One day my young son came running up to me and said “Hey, dad!” while he tapped on my hand. I almost went through the roof. “What’s wrong with your hand?” he asked. “Nothing.” I said. I did not want him to know or to worry that there was anything wrong. The closest thing I could describe it as would be rheumatoid arthritis although I don’t really know because I never went to a doctor to have it checked out. Partly because I did not want a doctor to establish a name for it but mostly because I wanted the Lord to heal it.
After much praying and reflection I firmly believed it to be a spiritual attack from the enemy. I played guitar in church and had pretty much devoted my life to only writing, playing and singing Christian music. I knew that the enemy did not like that and I was convinced that it was a demonic attack to prevent me from glorifying the Lord with my playing music. Continue reading Did You Believe That You Received?
On July 7th of 2016 at 2:42 PM, I received an urgent prayer request from JGLM headquarters entitled “Missing Person, NJ”. Here is what the message said:
I live in NJ and Clarissa is my daughter, 35 and is having a mental, physical problems. She is missing, and I need prayer for her. I need every prayer for restoration and healing and freedom, I know God can restore. Please call me.
I called the requestor who was her mother, Francine (all names have been changed to protect their identities). She was frantic that her daughter, with mental issues, had left her house several days ago without a trace of where she went. She had been calling everyone she knew to no avail. Now she was asking for prayer for her daughter to be found and restored to her. Continue reading Missing Person Found Same Day
Jim asked me if I would be willing to give a word at the Goodwill Rescue Mission. It is always a treat to minister to the men there. The room is usually filled with 50 to 70 men most of whom are part of the program. They all have a story to tell. Many are homeless, coming off of drugs, just out of jail or other distressed situations with many broken families.
So I decided to not just share “a” word but “The Word” in the form of a Gospel of John handout for each attendee. I even had some in Spanish which a handful of them raised their hand to receive. Continue reading Not In Word But In Power
Since my wife was out for dinner with one of her longtime friends, I decided to stop in to my favorite hot dog stand, Rutt’s Hut in Clifton, NJ, on the way home from ministering at the Goodwill Rescue Mission in Newark. I’m not really a big hot dog fan but their relish is out of this world!
This is an indoor stand with eating counters all around and two stand up eating tables in the middle. As I was thoroughly enjoying my meal at the one stand up table, I overheard two young guys speak Spanish at the next stand up table. They had finished their meal and were now finishing their beers. I was just about done and thought to myself I have two choices. One, I could just leave and all I would have had was a meal. Or, two, I could strike up a conversation with these guys and see what the Lord makes of it. I decided for the latter as it was a much more exciting prospect. Continue reading Hot Dog And A Healing
Realizing that it is physically impossible for us to be everywhere when there is a need for prayer for healing, and since we are not the Holy Spirit who can be omnipresent, we are teaching the body of Christ how to operate in the same power of the Holy Spirit that Jesus did when He ministered to us while He was here on the earth.
No true, born again believer can say that he or she cannot heal, be healed or that they were not given the gift of healing. Quite the opposite is true. In Jesus, and by His stripes, we were all given the gift and grace of healing for ourselves and to accomplish healing in others without any exceptions whatsoever. Continue reading Our Mission
About three months ago, David showed up to one of our training meetings on a night we had not scheduled one. He even brought his friend, Dennis. So we had a special meeting just for him and his friend. It was great.
In his spare time David is a Christian rapper and goes by the name FireJaws. He even has a website firejaws.com. He had a million questions and wondered why he did not see instant healings when he prayed for people. Continue reading The Activation of David Hobday
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. – James 5:16 KJV
Reading this quickly or for the first time, it would appear that you would need to confess your faults to one another before you may be healed. Confessing your faults is of course always a good thing to do and something one should do to seek forgiveness and reconciliation. However, this is not what the text says. Continue reading That Ye May Be Healed
When I was a young believer, my wife and I travelled to a business convention in Pennsylvania with our one year old baby boy. We stayed in a hotel across from a shopping mall. My wife and my son stayed at the hotel while I attended the conference.
The second day during the lunch break, I went back to our room. I opened the door only to be met with hysterical crying from our baby who apparently had an earache. My wife was frazzled and trying everything she could think of to try to calm him down. When she said that we had to take him to a doctor, it was my turn to become frazzled because we could not afford a doctor after all the money we had just spent on the convention and the hotel. Continue reading My Very First Healing
A woman in a red wheelchair was being pushed by her son on 42nd Street towards Times Square in New York City. She was accompanied by her husband walking next to her on her left and her daughter in law on her right.
I caught up to them and offered the son for me to pray for his mom. He just looked at me in a blank stare. So I asked him a second time. Still, just a blank stare. Maybe he doesn’t speak English, I thought? So I asked him if he spoke English. Continue reading Healing On 42nd Street
After my wife and I had spent 3 weeks in Holland visiting our families, I needed to return to New Jersey for business. For the next week or so I lived like a bachelor, working, eating and sleeping when I wanted without any regard to time of day.
One night I was standing at my bathroom counter reading my bible on my iPad. Since the counter is low, I was standing wide legged and without realizing it, must have been standing in that position for over an hour. When I noticed that it was past 2 AM, I decided I should go to bed. Continue reading According To Your Faith
When you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.
Has anyone ever wronged you? Have you forgiven them? If not, then you need to read this in its entirety. Your very life may depend on it!
Unforgiveness is a bitter poison. Left alone, it will eat at the very root of your heart and soul. And if you let it suppurate and fester, it can ultimately destroy your very spirit and terminate in eternal death. Continue reading Unforgiveness Is A Bitter Poison
This world is not what it appears to be. A world fashioned to deceive and distract from the one thing that is the most important…our Creator. At this very moment there is a pitched battle going on for your soul, both in the seen and the unseen worlds.
The enemy does not want you, but he sure does not want your Father and especially His Son to have you either. He has never cared for you and never will. Your are just a pawn to him. Just a tool to strike back at the One who has defeated him and put him to public shame. Continue reading Welcome To The Real World