Jesus My Healer
In the year 1983 I faced serious health crisis, senior orthopedic doctor diagnosed a spinal disease in my body, Anchlyosing Spondilitis. He said that this disease was progressive, that means it becomes very bad in time, he tried to prepare me psychologically to accept the worse that was to come, namely my spine becomes calcified and eventually I would be bed-ridden. I was told that all existing medicines were only experimental and generally they harm the patient. The severity of the pain and the frequency of recurrence indicated that I was in an advance stage of the disease and my doctor was frank enough to predict my bed-ridden condition to be a matter of few months that was to come, he said he was so sure that he would be ready to resign his profession, if proved mistaken.
I was in double hopeless state, from the one side unbearable pain, even taking high potent pain killer was just about giving the relief and on the other hand I was facing family breakup mainly due to my receiving Jesus as my Lord and Savior, it was real distress. Family members tried to divert me to "YOGA", many supposed to be healing miracles were told to me, but I, basing my decision on prominent Christian teachers who warn us from indulging in yoga I decided to turn to Jesus Christ alone as my God, Savior & healer too. I decided to trust Him fully to the extent with healing or not I turned to Jesus.
So I confessed
my sins to Him, including those of having, worshiping and serving the idols of
my ancestors, for I was born and brought up in a Roman Catholic religion and
the elders of a