Miracles Really Do Still Happen – True Story!
Yes it’s true Miracles really do still happen. Here is a true story about a miracle with my daughter. This is not a story about Isagenix or any nutritional claim having to do with products. It’s just a true miracle that occurred with my daughter due to the power of God and His Word!
It started about 4 years ago. We lived in Ohio and we were helping a friend of ours on their farm. Jocelyn was playing in the corn field with the other kids as they roamed all over the farm. We had never had any problems with Jocelyn or allergies, but all of a sudden Jocelyn comes running back to the house, out of breath, chest heaving, and panting…
Her whole body, and inside her mouth and throat was covered with hives, and it seemed she was getting very swollen and it was hard for her to breathe correctly. We had no idea what to do other than give her a heavy dose of Benadryl. Of course that knocked her out for a while…and subdued the symptoms gradually.
We ended up taking her to the doctor to get her tested for allergies and sure enough when they tested her for corn she immediately had hives and a dramatic response to the test. The doctor decided it was dramatic enough that he prescribed her an EPI Pen…just in case her body went into Anaphylactic Shock
We needed a miracle to help fix this problem!
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening type of allergic reaction.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Anaphylaxis is a severe, whole-body allergic reaction to a chemical that has become an allergen. After being exposed to a substance such as bee sting venom, the person’s immune system becomes sensitized to it. On a later exposure to that allergen, an allergic reaction may occur. This reaction happens quickly after the exposure, is severe, and involves the whole body.
Tissues in different parts of the body release histamine and other substances. This causes the airways to tighten and leads to other symptoms.
Some drugs (morphine, x-ray dye, and others) may cause an anaphylactic-like reaction (anaphylactoid reaction) when people are first exposed to them. Aspirin may also cause a reaction. These reactions are not the same as the immune system response that occurs with “true” anaphylaxis. However, the symptoms, risk for complications, and treatment are the same for both types of reactions.
Anaphylaxis can occur in response to any allergen. Common causes include:
- Drug allergies
- Food allergies
- Insect bites/stings
Pollens and other inhaled allergens rarely cause anaphylaxis. Some people have an anaphylactic reaction with no known cause. Anaphylaxis is life-threatening and can occur at any time. Risks include a history of any type of allergic reaction.
Miracles Really Do Still Happen from God’s Word
So back to the miracle story! Jocelyn began monitoring everything that she ate. Anything that had corn syrup, modified corn starch, maltodextrin, high fructose corn syrup, dextrose and several other names for corn sweeteners, were avoided at all costs.
Jocelyn prepared separate meals, fully accepting that she had a corn allergy and that she must take responsibility for her own food preparation. We helped her when we could…but it was challenging and frustrating for her to see others eating freely what she could not have herself.
So this behavior continued and even modified as we continued to identify more and more products that are made with some type of corn by product.
Several times we discovered that her allergy had been triggered by an ingredient that did not disclose corn as a sweetener or sub ingredient. We never had to use the Epi pen…but there were several times when Jocelyn would start feeling terrible after eating and had to dose up on the Benadryl to prevent her allergic reaction from continuing.
You can imagine the emotional nature of this allergic affliction!
So we started reading this book…it’s called “A More Excellent Way To Health” by Henry Wright. The author makes some claims supported by scripture that allergies and several other diseases stem from spiritual roots.
As we were reading we came across this scripture – Numbers 30:3-8
3“When a young woman still living in her father’s house makes a vow to the Lord or obligates herself by a pledge 4and her father hears about her vow or pledge but says nothing to her, then all her vows and every pledge by which she obligated herself will stand. 5But if her father forbids her when he hears about it, none of her vows or the pledges by which she obligated herself will stand; the Lord will release her because her father has forbidden her.
6“If she marries after she makes a vow or after her lips utter a rash promise by which she obligates herself 7and her husband hears about it but says nothing to her, then her vows or the pledges by which she obligated herself will stand. 8But if her husband forbids her when he hears about it, he nullifies the vow that obligates her or the rash promise by which she obligates herself, and the Lord will release her.”
Jocelyn had made several identifying pledges about the state of her health…which had included declaring that she was allergic to corn, and various other substances, even sugar, from which she was staying away from in her diet. Her condition was not improving. She also began identifying with her mother’s doctor diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis, including: joint pains, exhaustion, and general feverish symptoms.
Then we came across the scripture above…and realized that right within God’s Word, as a father to my daughter and a husband to my wife, I have power to break such pledges, oaths, and curses which are self-proclaimed and self-realized in the lives of my beloved daughters and wife.
So my wife and I discussed this…and decided in faith that we would disallow these vows, pledges, and binding oaths which Jocelyn had proclaimed upon her life and believed…and manifested and Jocelyn agreed by faith to renounce these oaths of ill-health which were binding her.
From that point forward, I told her she would try eating corn again, and that her allergies were disallowed. By faith we all believed God for this miracle, and by faith GOD DELIVERED!
Jocelyn is now eating corn chips, nachos, and everything else that has corn based sweeteners as partial or sub ingredients. She continues to give thanks to God as do we all for His incredible provision and power to release her and give her freedom from these binding oaths and allergies.
By faith we are free. By faith in the Word of God which is Christ we are healed. The proof is in the pudding…even it is corn sweetened!
Greg Eddolls aka The Strong Watchman
P.S. This search for answers also led us to believe and search for the most nutrition way to maintain strong and vibrant health. The result was a focus on whole foods, whole nutrition, and Isagenix. As our bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit they should be as pure as possible. We should be conscious of what we are ingesting and how it is affecting us. That is why we are Independent Isagenix Consultants and recommend high nutrition foods.