As I scrolled through my news feed a few days ago, a story caught my attention. “Man Declared Dead, Comes Back to Life After 45 Minutes,” the headline read.
I clicked through to read the details. The man’s wife had been woken up by his irregular breathing. Without any warning, he’d gone into full cardiac arrest and was rushed to the emergency room. The doctors had done all they could to revive him, but he was later pronounced dead.
As family was called in to say a final goodbye, his son stood over his dad’s unbreathing corpse and told him that he would not die that day. Minutes later, the father’s heart began to beat irregularly and ultimately the man made a complete recovery.
Doctors were stunned. They declared it a miracle. The father later said the prayers on his behalf and God’s work had saved him.
My fingers hovered over the screen as I read these words and my thoughts raced back to our own rush to the ER.
I know what it feels like to pray for a miracle. I know what it feels like to beg God to restart a heart.
But God had given someone else our miracle — the very one we had prayed for.
I’m writing today over at ibelieve.com. I’d love for you to join read the rest of this as we look at 5 truths when God gives someone our miracle — the miracle we prayed for.
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