it's been more than a month since i started to serve as volunteer with seriously/terminally ill patients in a hospital. during the visits, we listen to them, massage them, and there's chance to share the Good News & pray with them. every friday. i look forward to every friday. it's been so happening for me. i really enjoy what i am doing and i am so grateful to the LORD for opening this ministry for me to serve HIM.
just before this ministry began, the LORD showed me an area in my life which i was struggling. & how HE showed me was HE gave me a vision of the image Pastor Prince gave us of a tree with many leaves of problems, and the underlying root was fear & condemnation. the LORD said to me, you still condemn yourself when I've forgiven you. so after realising that, i repented & the LORD healed & set me free of that struggle.
with that testimony, this became such an important aspect i could share with some of the Christian patients - how they could look to the LORD in HIS finished work & to know their forgiveness they have in HIM, to forgive themselves & others. & i am so glad to see how the LORD work in their lives! there was one patient, who has backslided for more than 15 years. when i saw him the first time, i could sense such burden in his life, so much guilt & how that affected his condition too.. before i prayed with him, i shared with him the Cross of JESUS, HIS infinite love... & after praying, i knew he was set free. the following week, i found such radiance & joy on his face, & the doctor said his condition was improving, and he was joking & laughing with my fellow volunteers & he was even able to share with me his past. & just last Friday, he even requested to pray for me & my fellow volunteers. how glad it is to see a man transformed - knowing the riches of HIS love, grace & mercy!! Hallelujah!! there were 2 other Christian patients, who were struggling so much in their condition. they couldn't even talk and in tubes. but i know they could listen. so before i laid hands to pray for them, i also share with them about the wondrous love of GOD, who is so forgiving, because of the finished work of HIS SON, our LORD JESUS! tears flowed from their eyes. i know they believed the gospel shared, & the LORD ministered to them. i see them relieved & letting go. and i also sensed that it was the last time i saw them. true enough, the following week, found they have went home to be with our loving LORD JESUS forever! - freed from all the suffering they have, clothed with brand new incorruptible body! Praise the LORD!!
It's so wonderful to share the Good News! not only are those ministered restored, even myself receive spiritual recharge! cos after ministry, i never felt tired, but instead, just so energised & full of life filled with such wondrous joy!! Thank YOU LORD!! YOU alone deserve the glory!!