He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
I AM a Ninety Year Old Child of My Father – God, a Bride of Jesus Christ, Baptized in John’s Baptism (Water), Baptized by Jesus in Spirit (the Baptism of the Holy Ghost), and a Receiver of Paul – Whom Christ sent to the Gentiles – This is Me!!!
I wish to honor My Family, The Family of God, by sharing my Testimony – Like the Disciples of Old, I cannot help but tell what I have seen, and heard!
I was raised in a family that never went to Church, or Prayed. If there was a Bible in our house I never saw it. Nor was I ever curious about God, Jesus, or a Savior. If we heard God’s or Jesus› name it was a curse word used by someone else… My parents did not swear.
One summer, when I was about six or seven, my mother enrolled me in Vacation Bible School – Not my sisters, just me – I think it was to get rid of me! Anyway, I liked it, even though I had no idea what they were talking about! 🙂 They were good and kind, and I won a little Bible for memorizing the books of the Old Testament (I can still recite them all).
I remember when they asked if anyone wanted this Jesus to be their Lord and Savior – I went to the front and asked Him to be My Lord and Savior – That was the end of it for the next 40 years…
By that age I was in a bad Marriage with an alcoholic husband. I had attended some A.A. Meetings, but got no help for my husband there, they said, «Try God.» So, I went to the Local Church and I asked the Pastor what I should do, or what he could do?
His answer was, «I don’t know – just pray.» I had already been praying for a long time! That made me so angry I went home and kicked my Bible across the room!! I thought, «If the Pastor doesn’t know how to help me, what is left!!!»
Then I heard an Audible Voice say, «I will teach you!»
«Well», I said to The Voice, «I don’t believe you can even tell apart millions and billions of people, let alone know us all.» then I went to bed…
Later that night I had a vision of a finger pointing at my face. It came back about three times, each time more distinct than at first. It frightened me, I thought it was going to kill me!
Then I heard the Voice speak inside of me, «Finger Prints, Finger Prints» – Then I got it, God knows eveyone of us by our fingerprints!
Soon after that, I had a Major Operation for Cancer of the Female Organs, they were ALL removed.
About Four Years later the Cancer returned… My Doctor wanted me to have more Exploratory Surgery 🙁 I refused!
I had a NEED to KNOW – somewhere in my heart – if Jesus was real TODAY.
So, I got my «Irish» up, and told Him I was having «NO MORE ‹CUTTING› on my body»! I told Him I was going to kneel down on the floor in front of my day bed and I was not getting up until He healed me. My «Smart Mouth» said, «Either You is or You ain’t – I NEED TO KNOW!»
I fell asleep there and suddenly something awful woke me up – An EVIL presence – I just said, «Satan, you get the hell out of here right now.» A cloud like presence went over my head and out the window over my day bed. I was SO ANGRY… I said, «Great!!! You pray for Jesus and you get the Devil.»
I started to get up – I could not get up – I could not move at all. Gently, another presence filled the room… Warm, Soft, Kind, and Gentle. Then a wave of warm electricity went through my body, it had a sound to it, «ZZZ, ZZZ, ZZZ!» It was Strong and Powerful in the way it traveled all over me, especially my back! I KNEW it was JESUS, and I started yelling, «I want to see you!!!»
He said, so kindly, «You know that is not allowed» …Butt, He patted my right hand, and Peace came over me – Such a Peace I had never known before or since!
I do not know how long I stayed there, I only know – I KNEW – Jesus IS as much Alive and Healing US Today as 2000 years ago!!! (The Cancer was gone, and never came back)
My response? I got my Bible and read it from Cover to Cover. Then I went to work on my Relationship with Jesus, and My Father God! I spent time with Them every day, since that Day, and still do Today 🙂
My only sadness is as the Apostle Paul said, «Lord, who will believe our report?»
Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.»
Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, «Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?»
Jesus answered him, «If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
After this experience, my Wonderful meeting and healing with Jesus, I read my Bible from the front cover to the back cover! One day as I was reading along I came to John 14:21…
«I will manifest (reveal) myself to you.»
Man, I came up out of my chair yelling, «You little bugger, You tricked me! I could have SEEN You – I could too – I could have SEEN You!!!» I held my Bible up, shook it at Him, and Pointed to John 14:21…
He answered me, «…Butt, You did not KNOW the Scripture!»
I yelled that Scripture to Him every day for over a YEAR…
Then, one winter, I went to help in my Mother’s place, cooking in a Boy’s Fraternity House in a small college town. I had never worked in a Boy’s House before; to make it worse, I had to share a Bathroom with the President and Vice-President. So, I decided to Shower while the boys ate their supper.
The boys were looking for Jesus, and had heard me «Singing in the Spirit» while I was cooking.
They said, «You are Baptized in the Holy Ghost, we are seeking for that!» It was wonderful to get to know those boys 🙂
One night after my shower I was sitting on the side of the bed which was against the wall. There was a picture window to my left…
Suddenly I felt the same thing I felt the day Jesus healed me – that Warm Presence – I thought «He will come through the window!» So I turned my head to the left and looked out the window… Suddenly, the hair on the back of my neck rose up, I turned, and there He stood! In Person!! Just Smiling at me!!!
He said, «Well Dumb Dumb, you are always looking the wrong way.»
I just kept staring at Him, and then out of my mouth came, «You have the blackest beard I›ve ever seen (and He does).» Then I got angry and said, «Why did you make me wait 51 Years to KNOW who You really are?»
He just smiled and said, «Honey, where ‹I AM› there is no such thing as time. You haven’t missed a thing!»
What a wonderful statement, it’s in the Book of Revelation too!
Jesus really did come to my house, He brought God and His Angels with Him!
He shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.
My experiences of being a Child of God – Under the Protection of Angels as stated in the Psalms – I found to be so true…
After being healed by Jesus, I realized the Bible is the Word of God in Print, and Jesus is the Word of God in physical Action. I have experienced both and love them. The Printed Word gave me access to the physical!!! This is «The Way» it works 🙂
I was driving in a bad snow storm on my way to my mother’s house one weekend. One large truck was trying to pass another. It was in my lane of traffic coming toward me. As it tried to move around the other truck into their lane it lost traction and kept coming right at me – I had no place to go – All I could see was the grill of this very large truck in my windshield! I just threw up my hands and said, «Well Dad, it looks like I am coming home!»
The next thing I remember was sitting in my car off the road and in a field… I got out and saw another car in the ditch next to the road and a man was walking toward me hollering! His car was in the ditch and he was asking me how I got out there where I was? How did that big truck miss me? I had no answer because I did not know…
The man just shook his head! I said, «My Angels picked my car up and out of the way is all I can figure out.» He agreed and we both cursed the truck, it was long gone. We exchanged names and phone numbers and He said he would go to a farm house we could see and call for help… He headed for the Farm House and I got back in my car to get out of the snow.
I sat there thanking God and said, «Well Dad, you got me over here – I guess you can get me back.» The next thing I knew I was back on the Highway in my own lane! At no time did I feel any sensation of moving!! I was just Here, and then There!!!
I reached my Mother’s house and was trying to tell them about it when the phone rang, it was the man who shared the «Incident» with me. He wanted to know how I got my car back on the road? I told him the same way I got safe in the field! He said he had to believe me because there was NO other Way possible, there were no tire tracks in the field!
Neither my Mother, nor my Brother believed either of us – So Sad! – It was Our Father in Heaven saving their Sister and Daughter …Butt, they would not give Him Praise or Thanks, I did both, and still do. I lived it, and God is my witness!