Prayer for Leroy
In a Detroit church one Sunday morning, a preacher
said, "Anyone with 'special needs' who wants to be prayed over,
please come forward to the front by the altar."
With that, Leroy got in line, and when it was his
turn, the Preacher asked, "Leroy, what do you want me to
pray about for you?"
Leroy replied, "Preacher, I need you to pray
for help with my hearing."
The preacher put one finger of one hand in
Leroy's ear, placed his other hand on top of Leroy's head, and
then prayed and prayed and prayed. He "prayed up a storm"
for Leroy, and the whole congregation joined in with great
After a few minutes, the preacher removed his hands,
stood back and asked, "Leroy, how is your hearing
Leroy answered, "I don't know. It ain't 'til Thursday."