Man claims he recovered from deadly virus with nothing but scriptures

Man claims he recovered from deadly virus with nothing but scriptures

- Alan Youngblood, a resident of Granbury in Texas, has inspired many with his story of how he recovered from West Nile Virus

- He recounts that while in ICU, he was dying, remaining unconscious with a high fever

- He details that while unconscious Christ appeared, stood at the head of his bed and spoke the words that are written in Psalm 107:20

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Alan Youngblood of Granbury in Texas, who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus, has detailed how he recovered from the disease with no known antidote.

The Granbury resident recounts that while in ICU on June 24, 2010, he was dying and remained unconscious with a fever and low blood-pressure.

According to Youngblood, who posted the amazing story of his recovery, a highly specialised medical team had surrounded him waiting for his inevitable passing.

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The long days passed painfully with never-ending nights that were darker than ever for those who waited.

The only hope that remained was that God would rescue him.

Days earlier, his youngest daughter, Tricia, had laid her Bible on the windowsill so others could read scriptures for him as he lay unconscious.

''The days passed with continual grim reports. It seemed as if all hope was gone. Barbara, being alone in the ICU room, was unaware of the Unseen Christ that appeared and stood at the head of my bed.
"Though unconscious in my physical body, my spiritual man awoke as I saw Him standing there in all of His glory. He spoke words that are written in Psalm 107:20 as He laid His right hand on my chest - 'I will send my Word and heal you of all your diseases','' he said.

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Youngblood said at the time, he could relate to these unforgettable words - "Christ just came into the room."

He recalled that he repeated the instructions and Barbara quickly responded and laid the Bible open on his chest.

According to Youngblood, in a matter of 12 hours, he was moved into a private room.

His vital signs had changed dramatically and he was fully aware for the first time in days.

To the astonishment of the medical staff, four days later, he was released with no signs of the virus left in his system.

''I leave this with you,-"Why are you cast down, oh my soul, Put your trust in God". Speak only the Word and pray only the Word. When you do, I will believe with you that He will heal all of your sickness and diseases,'' Youngblood wrote.

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