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Testimony

Suicidal Mom Saved

Wanda Castillo was a mother of two, accused of stealing at her job as a housekeeper. She lost her job, and her 20-year-old daughter cut off communication because she believed her mom stole from her employer.

Her partner, who had been with her for four (4) years, also abandoned her because he was afraid that people who had "Powers" would attack him. Although she was convinced of her innocence, there was no way she was going to prove it.

Wanda decided to commit suicide even though killing herself would make her ten-year-old son an orphan. The day she decided to take her own life was on Global Outreach Day. On that day, a believer, Cindy, came to preach in the neighborhood.

Cindy prayed from a verse from the bible (Mark 16: 15-18)," Oh Lord, I'm here because your word says, 'Go ye into the entire world and preach the Gospel to every creäture. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe: In My name shall they cast out devils and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them.' Oh Lord, now I ask you to deliver Wanda from any evil force, in the name of Jesus."

After the prayer session, Cindy mentioned that she had a vision in which she saw Wanda "drink a deadly thing." Wanda began to cry immediately, after which she asked Cindy how she knew that she had planned to drink poison? Cindy responded by saying the Lord knows everything and they began to talk. Cindy made her reflect on how she was going to leave behind a 10-year-old son if she ever went ahead with her suicidal plans. When Cindy left, Wanda still convinced and thought it would be better to kill her son and then commit suicide.

The next day, Global Outreach Day, Wanda was walking toward a bridge in the City of Haina with her son. Wanda planned to throw him first and then jump afterward. But the way Cecilia was holding a banner with the four symbols and a message which said Jesus Loves you. Wanda stared at the letter, and Cecilia approached her and gave her a bottle of water. Cecilia gave Wanda a bottle of water. Cecilia told Wanda, "Water satisfies your physical thirst. Jesus Christ satisfies the thirst of your soul."

Wanda immediately began to cry. So, when the believers began to pray with her, she confessed of the intentions she had in mind and then received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Presently Wanda is growing in faith in the Church of God in Haina, with Pastor Humberto de Deschamps.

Country

Dominican Republic

Project

Global Outreach Day 2019

Date

Fri, 02/21/2020