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Miraculous Healing in Thailand
Written by Tez Brooks Sunday, 14 August 2011 00:00
For years Nalo (name changed), a Lahu woman in Thailand, could not clench her fists, and the pain in her fingers caused her sleepless nights. She heard that Global Aid Network of Australia (GAiN) was coming to her village. Desperate, she came to the Thailand mobile medical clinic. She waited for hours to see the medical team. Finally—after seeing our doctor—she asked for prayer before leaving.
According to ministry leader, Daniel Win, when the team prayed for Nalo she suddenly was able to move her fingers. Thrilled, she asked for complete healing. The team realised she had a string and amulet tied around her wrist—a sign of spirit worship. The team asked Nalo if she wanted to put her trust in the one, true God and then ask Him for complete healing. She refused, insisting the bracelet was helping ward off evil spirits. She then bargained for God to first heal her completely; only then would she place her trust in the Lord. When the team told her she could not bargain with God, Nalo said: “Then I will bargain with the team. Pray for my healing and if God grants your wish, I will believe.” Knowing Jesus pursues people to great lengths in order to win their hearts, the team agreed and asked the Lord to grant her a good night’s sleep and a pain-free day. Then they invited Nalo to breakfast to see what the Lord might do overnight to prove His love for her.
The next morning the medical team needed to move on to another village, and the woman did not show up for breakfast as agreed. However, as the team drove off, Nalo showed up on the road. She waved her hands in the air, showing her bare wrist and clenched fists—a huge smile on her face. Nalo enjoyed such a peaceful sleep, and when she woke up in the morning, she could clench her fists without pain. Nalo felt the power of Jesus in a tangible way and no longer could say no to this Great Physician. She prayed to receive Jesus as her Saviour. What a joyous moment for the entire GAiN team. Nalo also requested prayer for her brother, the village chief and witch doctor. She wanted all of her family to know the God that heals.
Pray for Nalo and the hundreds of other Thai people who heard the gospel while being treated for medical problems.
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