“Holy Spirit please come and cool me down.”

Talking about our faith with those we meet, prepares them to step out in faith for themselves.

Nick tells us about one of his clients.

During one of my New Life Group sessions at HMP Forest Bank one of the inmates attending shared this short, but remarkable story with me. He said one evening he was in bed in his cell and he felt himself overheating. It was a very warm night. The air was stagnant and the heat was oppressive. As he lay there he became overwhelmed and began to panic because there was no way of finding respite.

He had been attending chapel and had heard certain things about Christianity. He hadn't yet given his heart to the Lord, nevertheless, he cried out to God and found himself praying “Holy Spirit please come and cool me down.” He told me that within minutes he felt a gentle, breeze blowing over him and he began to cool down. His panic subsided and he drifted off to a good night's sleep!

Later that week he did in fact give his life to Jesus along with two others.

Do you want to make a difference in Greater Manchester? Visit our website to find out how you can by supporting Manchester City Mission.

On The Wing
Find out more...

If you wish to support the work of Manchester City Mission click here

Clock icon 05 Jun, 2023

Written by:

Nick Stirling

Recent articles

Wedding 8028163 1280
Moving On.

Happily Ever After…. This week we received the happy news that P, who we have known for almost 5 yea…

Matthew ansley ihl2 Q5 F VYA unsplash
Bible Study groups at HMP.

Stir-up Childhood Memories. Recently, in one of my Bible Study groups at HMP Forest Bank in Salford,…

IMG 20240328 WA0005
Our Food Club Welcomes...

New Volunteers! It has been really great to welcome our first ever volunteers able to come from St T…