Words of knowledge about specific conditions God wanted to heal were being shared from the front. I was playing percussion for worship and it got to the point where the whole team was ministering, but four people still had their hands up waiting for someone to come pray for them.
Because there were four people waiting, I decided to say quick prayers that went something like, “Bam,” “Take it,” or “Be healed,” and I had each person check if they had been healed as I moved on to the next person. The first couldn’t walk without the aid of a cane because of problems in his right knee. The second had constant pain in her knees at a level five or six out of ten. The third had a shoulder issue, and I cannot remember the fourth. But all four of them were healed instantly, even with my unconventional prayers!
Now for the best part. A few days prior, my good friend Rebecca had given me a word from God, “Jonathan, you’re going to meet someone with arthritis, and you’ll play a drum over them and they’ll be healed.” After the first four people were healed, a word from Holy Spirit was called out that He wanted to heal backs, and a hand went up for prayer. As it turned out, the man had arthritis in his back and hips! I got pretty excited and told him, “This may be a little weird, but wait there. I’m just going to go and grab some bongos.”
I told him about the word I had received before the trip and began to play the bongos over him in faith. The man rocked forward and backward as I played with everything inside me. It was as if Heaven was lubricating his back. After a minute or so, he said, “All pain is completely gone!”