Thursday, Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantley held a press conference before his released from Emory Hospital to express his gratitude to the hospital staff and God for his recovery.
Brantley said, “I am thrilled to be reunited with my family. As a medical missionary I never imagined myself to be in this position. When my family moved to Liberia last October to begin a two-year term with Samaritan’s Purse, Ebola was not on the radar. We moved to liberia because God called on us to serve to Liberia.”
Discussing contracting the deadly virus the doctor said, “As I lay in my bed getting sicker and weaker each day, I prayed that God would help me be faithful even in my illness. I prayed that in my life or in any death, that he would be gloried, I did not know then but have learned since, that there were thousands, maybe even millions of people throughout the world praying for me throughout that peek, and even still today. I have heard story after story about how Ebola has impacted people around the world. Both among my friends and family and people around the world. I cannot thank you enough for your support. but what I can tell you is that i serve a faithful God.”
He concluded, “I want to express my deep and sincere gratitude to Samaritan’s Purse, Emery and all of the people involved in my treatment and care. Above all, I am forever thankful to God for sparing my life. and I’m glad for any attention my sickness has attracted to the plight of West Africa in the midst of this epidemic, please, continue to pray for Liberia and the people of West Africa.”
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