The chairs kept filling and more and more faces kept appearing. The more the Practitioners saw, it was as if the more people came in by the masses. A church member finally came and told us, “A man came to the medical clinic yesterday and was seen by the doctors, he was prayed for and God healed him in the night! Word of his healing spread like wild fire and as many heard, came today, to receive that same healing.”
Today was a good day. A full day. A day we will never forget. It was a day we learned to press past our own comforts and flesh to serve the masses that sat as “sheep without a Shepard.” Today our team had to ask, “How did Jesus do it? How did He continually have masses surround Him, in need and in distress, and still be moved with compassion for the one?” We learned today that He could only do it empowered by the Holy Spirit.
In our weakness, that is when our Father in Heaven shines most bright! Many came to Christ today. Many heard the gospel for the very first time. Many not only heard, but felt the love of Christ as our students served them, washed their feet, bound their wounds, touched their hurts, and loved them in their distress.
Today was supposed to be our last ‘official’ Clinic day. But being ‘moved with compassion’ we felt led to extend medical for one more day. Tomorrow after church we will have one more medical clinic. We handed out about 75 numbers to be seen tomorrow. Please pray for our team as we do our final clinic tomorrow evening. Everyone is tired, but our hearts have been so gripped by seeing so many in need that we can’t turn them away. I imagine that Jesus felt the same way.
“And seeing the masses He had compassion on them...” Matthew 14:14