Note: This woman recently attended Mark Virkler's Dream Interpretation seminar. After hearing him talk about a particular example he shared about healing, the woman approached him and told him what happened to her. This is her story.
In 1969, my adopted dad passed away when I was 2 and my mom got remarried in 1974. I'm not sure of the timeframe that the sexual abuse began with my stepdad, but I was 30 years old when I told my mom about it. I thought that I had forgiven him.
Fast-forward a little over 10 years—we ended up moving out of state. I was cleaning with a lot of products and the stress of moving, putting our house on the market and leaving family and friends caused eczema on my elbows (so I thought).
We rented a house in Virginia and I still had the eczema. The combination of moving again after a year and finding a house didn't help either. It actually moved from my elbows to my fingers then settled on my right hand below my thumb—a patch the size of half of a dollar bill.
Our house finally sold and we purchased the house we now live in. The stress was gone and I switched to milder cleaning products, hoping that the eczema would go away. It didn't. This process lasted from 2008 to 2014. I had used creams, steroids, taken pills—none of which helped.
In 2014, I had been learning about roots of sickness in our bodies and realized the possibility of unforgiveness causing my eczema.
My stepdad was having major heart surgery in September 2014. I went up to Maine for three weeks to help my mom with whatever she needed while he was recovering. The night before his surgery, I led him to the Lord. I told him that I loved him and that he was in God's hands. That night, I truly forgave him. He had a very rough surgery/recovery time but has recovered wonderfully.
Within that three weeks, I noticed that my eczema was getting less and less on my hand. By the time I came home, the eczema was gone. God is so faithful. Today I have no residuals of any eczema. I am totally healed!
And just this year my stepdad apologized and said, "Thank you for forgiving me. I don't deserve it." I told him because God has forgiven me much, I needed to forgive him.
For the original article, visit cwgministries.org.
Readers are Leaders! Subscribe now and get 3 magazines for the price of 1. Get Charisma, Ministry Today and SpiritLed Woman all for $24. YES - Sign me up!
3 Reasons Why you should read Life in the Spirit. 1) Get to know the Holy Spirit. 2) Learn to enter God's presence 3) Hear God's voice clearly! Click here to draw closer to God!