Unjust arrest reversed; high fever healed

On the tenth of April 1997, I was falsely arrested by Nigerian security agents. A large white sedan pulled up and stopped in front of me, and five men in plain clothes jumped out and, without a word, handcuffed me. They refused to listen to me. I was taken to police headquarters and charged with hard drug dealing, armed robbery, and so forth. I was officially detained.

In the cell, I remembered Peter's ordeal when he was in prison, as recorded in Acts: "The angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me" (Acts 12:8). When Paul was in prison, he and Silas "prayed, and sang praises unto God," and the magistrates released them. Then the prison keeper said, "Now therefore depart, and go in peace" (see Acts 16:23–36). And Science and Health states, "The law of the divine Mind must end human bondage ..." (p. 227). All these spiritual truths engulfed me in the cell as I prayed. My family did not know my whereabouts until the next day. My employers started to work out ways to have me released, but the police refused.

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Testimony of Healing
Child turns to God and is healed
March 13, 2000

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