One for the Record Books

I was literally cut in half and put back together; if you are reading this, I’m still alive…

“Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” Jeremiah 17:14 (NIV)

Pain always serves a purpose in our life and everyone has experienced it at some point, whether it’s: physical, emotional or spiritual. Knowing the cause or reason of our pain doesn’t make it any less real, because it’s our body’s way of telling us something is wrong.

In my quest to find healing, I first went to God: the Divine Healer-Jehovah Rophe and pleaded with Him to take my pain. IfIcouldTouchOfHisGarment

I’m pleading with Him as I type these words, but at the same time I am praising Him for bringing the Surgeon into my path to facilitate my healing. This last year, despite my pain from the vehicle accident, I have grown closer to the Lord because it taught me to rely on His strength daily to deal with my pain.

God’s timing is perfect and when we walk according to His will, we will find and know true peace.God is working time bar

With my initial surgeon, I didn’t have this peace and in my spirit, it just felt like I needed to keep looking for the man God had lined up to take my pain away. Ultimately, only God heals us and only God restores us, but He can use whatever means He chooses to; often, that includes men and women.

My new surgeon, Dr. Poelstra said something which resonated such peace within my spirit. He said, “When God chooses not to heal people miraculously, He uses my hands to heal them in the natural.” He went on to say that God had anointed and blessed his hands and he gives the glory to God for all the work he does.jesus-doctor-healing

One of the greatest secrets of success is to not want to be famous and this doctor exemplified that statement! It can be so easy to take credit for the gifts God gives us…

I praise God I had the patience and trust to wait upon the Lord and now I have been fully restored. I continually lift my eyes up because my help comes from the Lord daily; He is my refuge and strength. It was in His presence and protection, I found my fear wiped away and it was there where restoration and wholeness began to take place. Thank you for your prayers and I give God all the glory for the work He is doing in and through me!


8 thoughts on “One for the Record Books

  1. Your testimony is a blessing. It is hard to wait for the Lord’s sign when we don’t know what it will be. Yet according to his own goodness and mercy he knows what we will recognize, and sends it. Yeah, Lord Jesus, Jehovah Rapha in the flesh.

  2. Ed and Nan Cox says:

    Jeff, it was great to hear from you. Truly amazing words from your
    surgeon. Nan and I are praying for your back TO BE PERFECT.

  3. Joyce Pool says:

    Powerful testimony! Praying the pain subsides for you.
    Joyce Pool

  4. Jeff Davis says:

    The pain comes in waves and if we don’t stay ahead of it, it can be hard to retake control. Thank you for your continued prayers!

  5. I’ve gone through a lot of health issues and can somewhat relate. I’m so glad you had a surgeon who is looking to the Lord for wisdom and guidance. I pray that God will heal you quickly and relieve your pain. Thanks for the FB friend request.

    • Jeff Davis says:

      Thanks for your comment I just went to your site and subscribed to your notes you definitely seem to have a calling from God on your life as well!

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