Community Church Blog

16th November 2017

Nikki's Testimony

Leading up to the meeting on Sunday 15th October, I had been experiencing terrible pain in my right side for quite some time. I thought that perhaps it was a very bad kidney infection. I couldn't sleep on that side as the pain was so bad.

I had been praying, drinking water and cranberry juice - doing all that I could to find relief - but the pain got very intense leading up to that weekend, and I really didn't want to go have to go to the doctor.

At church that Sunday, the Supergang children were invited to pray for anyone who was sick. I went forward for prayer and one little girl came up to me and asked what the problem was. I told her about the pain and that I didn't want to go to the doctor. She immediately turned round called over 2 other children, giving them some firm instructions… "You, come here, and you, come here. You touch her here and you touch her there. She doesn't want to go to the doctor, she is afraid.” This little girl had such confidence & authority!

They prayed simple but powerful prayers and the pain totally left my body later that day and has not returned. I am healed! I have no pain in my right side. I can sleep with ease again.

Thank you Jesus!!

Maureen Hopkins

Posted by Maureen Hopkins

25th October 2017

Breakthrough in Healing - Jason's Story

I have suffered with bi-polar since the age of 19 and have been collecting dark comics and artwork since I was 11. Jesus had spoken to me previously about getting rid of them and I had to some extent although certain comics seemed to have a hold over me. I still possessed around 3000 comics artwork and books at this stage.

After receiving prayer one morning, I really felt I should be obedient to God and I began to destroy the dark items in my possession. They were worth a lot of money but I had it laid on my heart that to sell them would be allowing that darkness to infiltrate other hearts and minds. Over the course of the next four days, I destroyed them by tearing and burning them. I came across comic titles such as Die Polar, Freedom and Stronghold! As I destroyed them, my demeanour changed and I felt my mind clear and a healing breakthrough come.

Being prayed for at the Father Heart Conference in Bedford shortly afterwards gave God the perfect opportunity to restore me further.

I still have to take my medication which is recommended but for now I am believing for a breakthrough for healing.

I feel different, my spirit has lifted and I am recognising more of ME!

Maureen Hopkins

Posted by Maureen Hopkins

16th May 2017

Disabling Cluster Migraine healed!

Here's an amazing story from one of our members!

"On the 16th October 2016, the pupil of my right eye suddenly dilated. It looked three times the size of my left pupil! Accompanying this came a severe migraine-like headache. My GP referred me to A&E and I subsequently spent five days in hospital in isolation in a mostly dark room where I received treatment for what they thought was bacterial meningitis, later re-diagnosed as viral meningitis.

I had numerous CT scans, X-rays, blood tests, antibiotics, a lumber puncture and an MRI scan as an out-patient. The NHS is incredible! The MRI showed that I had an abnormal mass on the right-hand side of my brain. After 8 days of neuro-surgeon review, they concluded that this ‘mass’ was ‘of no clinical concern.’

The symptoms continued and were severe. I had almost constant migraine pain, pain behind my right eye, tunnel vision, & I felt faint and dizzy. I experienced facial paralysis; I would stutter and sometimes lose the ability to speak. I was nauseous and would often vomit. I was unable to read and suffered memory loss. My hearing was dulled or extremely sensitised. Sometimes I could not open my eyes. At times I would suffer hallucinations and have violent and horrific dreams. The GP concluded that I was suffering from Chronic Cluster Migraines. My Occupational Health Therapist advised that I was formally categorised as “disabled.” I was unable to work at all between October 2016 and March 2017.

Throughout this time God was so very close to me. My church family were amazing... so many people faithfully praying for me and caring for me in practical ways. What a blessing to have such a family! God spoke to me, reminding me of His intended future for me. It seemed like an impossible situation, but God kept reminding me that He is the God of the impossible, and He kept reminding me that this condition was not from Him.

On the 20th March 2017, I went to a healing meeting led by Randy Clark at the King’s Arms Church Bedford. At one point in the meeting people began sharing words of knowledge for specific healing. The first word that I heard was ‘migraine’. I know that a lot of people suffer with migraines, but when that word was spoken my body started to tingle and I felt a jolt inside my head. I suddenly began to have severe pain behind my eyes.

The next word that I heard was, ‘mass on the right side of the head’ – suddenly the pain in my head increased. It felt as though someone’s hands were inside my skull and were moving things around and cutting things out! Next I heard the words, ‘pain behind the eyes’ – my eyes started to smart and itch. While people around me were praying I felt like my head was going to explode! The pressure – the movement inside my skull – the pain was immense! Suddenly the pain left and I opened my eyes. It felt like I could breathe again for the first time in five months! There was no pain whatsoever! It was the most extraordinary feeling of release – I was free!

The next two weeks were spent feeling completely exhausted – just sleeping lots! I could hardly believe the contrast of being now pain free! The headaches have not returned. My dreams are now much lovelier. I am still working on my memory and my ability to concentrate. I am learning to be kind to myself. I am working my way back into full-time work. And most importantly, I am able to spend really good pain-free fun time with my two boys and my family!

God is so good!"

Gareth McCormick

Posted by Gareth McCormick

27th March 2017

Testimony of Healing

A fantastic testimony of God's healing!:

"For about 3 weeks I had been suffering with a painful sore on the inside of my nose. It was very painful to touch and if I blew my nose it would bleed. I was just living with it and hoping that it would go away, but reaching the point of going to see my GP to get some relief.

On Sunday 19th March a word was given that there was someone (or some people) in the meeting suffering with nasal problems. I responded to this and when I was prayed for the pain immediately reduced. We prayed again and this time the pain completely vanished! I have been pain free ever since!

Thank you Jesus!"

Gareth McCormick

Posted by Gareth McCormick







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