"Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see."
Surely this great measure of faith described in Hebrews 11:1 is what 75-year-old retiree Mdm Wang Siok Tiang embodied to call upon the greatest doctor and healer – God – to perform a miracle surgery on her last December.
With childlike faith, Mdm Wang waited to receive God's healing. As Ps Khong approached her, she recalled with clarity that he stretched out his hand and spoke authoritatively the words "God heals you!". Immediately, she fell into a slumber. When she awoke again, Mdm Wang felt that both her arms were healed and her legs became very light as well.
The very next day, Mdm Wang found that she could move around on her own without the help of her wheel chair just as before her illness; she was completely healed!
The story behind the story
Owing to a misfortunate chain of events, Mdm Wang was unknowingly injected with a syringe of mercury into her left leg while she was asleep one night before she began to experience all the poisoning symptoms. Her mercury poisoning incident – which eventually spiralled into a court trial – was featured in The Straits Times, January 20 2007 and The New Paper, January 23 2007 respectively.
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