SID: Hello. Sid Roth. Welcome to my world where it’s naturally supernatural. My guest is called affectionately the igniter of faith because if you’ve got oil, the oil of the Holy Spirit, he’s got fire. Are you ready for the fire? This just blows me out of the water. David, you had 25 blind people and 24 got healed. They actually could see. Tell me about that.
DAVID: Absolutely. We were out there in the middle of the jungle. I’m talking two flights, a 24-hour train, a five-hour car ride and we finally get to our destination. But I was out there preaching at the village and the Spirit just spoke to me as were on the stage. When we’re on the stage we normally line people up, men on one side, women on one side and the kids in the middle, and we just lay hands on them real quick, and in literally ten minutes we can pray for a thousand people with the ministers real quick. We normally do that every time we go out. But that night I just looked at the crowd and said, no, God is doing something different. It’s what I call a creative miracle. I asked everybody that was blind to come forward. Well I did not know that there were 25 blind people. I was thinking one or two, or three. And then they start coming out in droves, and I’m like okay. I go, Lord, I put you on a spot. I know if I put God on the spot that God is going to answer. So I went over there and told them to hold the line up, but when they lined up I told all the ministers not to lay hands on them. We’re just going to walk by them. We walked by them and I went back to the stage, and I said, okay, one, two, three, open your eyes. I looked and nothing happened. Translator, count one, two, three. They don’t understand me. And we counted to one, two, three, 24 eyes opened instantly. Some of them were born with this. Some of them had injuries.
SID: Okay. You beg the question. What about the one person that didn’t get their sight? That must have been—
DAVID: You know, it’s crazy. One person that didn’t get their sight was an evangelist. She preached the Gospel. All my ministers jumped off the stage and they’re like a football trying to recover a fumble. I’m like, no, no, everybody back up. Back up. We got to talk to her. We got to see what’s her problem. There’s a problem in her thinking. A lot of times our faith in miracles don’t happen because there’s a problem in our thinking. So I talked to her and she thought that God gave this to her as a gift. And I’m like, God doesn’t give anyone a gift wrapped up that says disease, sickness, death. This is not God’s will for you. And I explained to her that in the Exodus the Bible says if we follow him that he will remove these diseases from us because he’s the God that healeth thee.
SID: So she didn’t receive it. That was the problem.
DAVID: No, she did not receive it.
SID: Now how in the world, according to my notes, you started out, listen to this, he started out as a gigantic tumor. What do you mean?
DAVID: My mother was so nervous and stuff that she got a report from the doctor. The doctor told her that she had a tumor and they were going to have to operate on her, and she decided she was going to go visit her pastor to pray for her. She was having a tent revival. She went into that tent revival. When she prayed over her she said that is no longer a tumor. That is a baby boy and his name will be David, and he will preach the Gospel. He will be an evangelist for the Lord, and he will preach the Gospel and have an anointing and healing, and soul winning, and he is the apple of God’s eye.
SID: And what happened to the tumor?
DAVID: Well my mom had me a few months later. I don’t know how long the term was, but she had me a few months later. The tumor was gone.
SID: I’ve heard of ridiculous faith and ridiculous miracles. He is asleep in a truck and someone gets healed. Tell me briefly about that.
DAVID: Oh absolutely. We did a shortcut to get to a stage area, a place that we needed to go for some new staging we were putting up for a crusade. And we’re cutting through this village, and we weren’t even supposed to go there, but the driver knew a quicker route. I was asleep because I figure a good hour’s nap would be good. Well I wake up and I tell the driver in Hindu to stop and he stops. And I jump out and walk across this busy little village, and there’s this man that’s crippled. You could see his body is bent in all different parts, and go over there to pray for him, and I asked him if he believed that he could be healed and how long was he there. Well he said he’s been there for about 20-plus years. And I go, rise up and walk, and I just literally picked him up, pulled him and his body snaps back into the correct positions that it was supposed to be. And he got out of his bed, and he just gave me a hug and walked off. And I jumped back in the jeep and went back to sleep.
SID: You know what I find interesting. We have our plans. God has his plans. Tell me about a 19-year-old kid that wanted to be a professional soccer player.
DAVID: I was young and playing soccer since I was as far as I could remember, and I was supposed to be traveling to Germany to go play in a school and then eventually get into the pros. And one day after working, getting the money together to go out there, I just noticed that my cat and my dog were literally fighting, were just laying in front of this door, to the bathroom door. And I’m like, what is wrong with you all two? What did you all do? So I go over there to push them away from the door to see what’s in there, but when I get there I hear the presence of God. And I know the presence of the Lord, and I just humbly opened the door and I just walked in, and I said, “Lord,” and that’s when on the mirrors itself it showed my life on the left side. It showed all the things that I would accomplish as a soccer player, all the good things, all the life I would have. But inside my heart I was miserable. Even though I had the accolades and had all the things there’s nothing wrong with that kind of life, but it wasn’t for me. God destined me for something else. So I was looking at that and I looked at the other side of the mirror. It was kind of like halfway like literally a video playing. On this side I see myself moving in great anointing. I see people being delivered. I see healings and miracles, as far as you can see in the mirror just souls coming to the Lord. And I looked at that. But then I looked and my heart was happy. It was excited. It was doing its purpose. But then I just looked at the cost that it would take to get there, and I was like, but I knew at that time God was giving me a decision. And I put my hand on the mirror that would show the preaching and the evangelism. I never played again.
SID: David, I’m going to tell you something. I’m so glad you didn’t because those, I’m a reporter of the supernatural and there is a flow of the Spirit of God. The minute you started talking about the Spirit of God it was like a river and I’m expecting such miracles. Don’t go away. We’ll be right back.