We are thrilled to be able to
share with you some of the answers we have recently received to prayer.
We have begun to see signs and wonders in our congregation Kehilat Poriya
and, of late words of knowledge have come ... followed by healings.
View of Galilee from near our village
In our small village of Poriya Illit, overlooking the Sea of Galilee,
most of the residents know us as people who believe in Yeshua. We have
been living in this wonderful community for over twenty-two years, and we
have been welcomed and accepted by our neighbors. In fact, my husband was
asked to be a part of the local governing body, and he held that office
for over five years.
Recently, I received a call from Nurit, a friend I have known for a long
time. She owns a home in Poriya Illit but is currently not living here.
She asked if I knew of anyone who was looking for a house to rent. She
wanted to rent her home, but only to a believer! We have a reputation for
paying our rent on time and keeping the homes we rent in excellent
I was able to refer our friends Michael and his wife as tenants. As a
matter of fact, this article is largely about how God has been using
Michael to bring healing to many here. He has had this blessing in his
life for over 20 years and has been in our congregation and living in
Israel for one year now. The match was good, and they agreed to rent the
house. As they spoke, Michael asked Menashe, Nurit's husband, if he
had had an accident eight years ago, and if it had caused him extreme
Menashe nodded and said, "Yes, this is true."
Michael then said, "God wants to heal you. Can I pray for you in the
name of Yeshua?" Menashe agreed, and he was instantly healed.
This is what I have been waiting for - words of knowledge and healing
evangelism! I just spoke to Nurit, and I asked if Menashe was still
enjoying his healing. She said, "Yes."
I want to share with you who are reading these wonderful accounts of the
healings our God has performed. In John 10:10 Yeshua tells us: "The
thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have
come that they may have life, and that they may have it more
Remember after you have been healed, there is an enemy lurking to whisper
to you ... as he did in the Garden of Eden: "Did God really tell you
this?" Quote the word of God over yourself if symptoms return. Continue
to proclaim the word of God ... and pray, confessing the blood of Yeshua.
Worship service in our living room
One of the most amazing healing stories that have come out of this
congregation is the following: Dov who has been attending for the past
half a year, brought a tour group of 20 people to our meeting. After the
service, Michael invited any who needed healing to meet Dr. Yeshua in our
guest room. All of the visitors did and all were completely healed. One
man in particular had a problem with his knees and was hardly able to
walk. Michael was shown to tell him to jump. He did, and as he jumped,
more and more healing came into his body. He jumped for joy at the
complete healing he received.
Also in the last two weeks, a friend of ours who is visiting Poriya for a
season showed me a kind of girdle she was wearing to help keep her back
rigid. When I asked why she needed it, she explained:
"Twenty years ago I was healed instantly from a spinal problem that
affected my back. After the healing, I heard the Lord instructing me to
go to a certain place and proclaim what He had done. I didn't do it,
and the back problem returned. This is my punishment from the Lord."
I recalled the Scripture, "For we are snared by the words of our
mouth" (Proverbs 6:2). I immediately rebuked her words and asked her
if she had repented of her disobedience.
She said, "Yes."
I said, "Let us pray for the Lord to restore your back now." We
prayed, and she was instantly healed!
On another occasion another friend, Michelle from the local Canadian
house of prayer, came up to me at the end of a service and said:
"Terri, please pray for my back. I am in incredible pain, and can
hardly walk to the guest room for prayer." After 10 minutes of prayer,
Michael and I saw Michelle leave the guest room with a huge smile on her
face. Her back was healed.