Jesus healed Muslim with worst case of shingles


By Mark Ellis —

Dr. Saddiki in hospital

He had the worst case of shingles in the history of Toronto General Hospital and doctors prepared him for the worst. Raised a devout Muslim, he was stunned when Jesus appeared in his hospital room and brought the kind of healing only Jesus can bring.

“My skin was burning as if someone had doused it with gasoline and then threw a match on it,” says Dr. Nasir Saddiki, the founder of Wisdom Ministries. “I felt like I was on fire from my inside.”

In a sterile room on the eighth floor of the hospital, his doctor informed him “the blisters are multiplying so fast I can literally watch them grow. Your body has stopped fighting back.”

The next day he contracted chicken pox and doctors placed him in strict isolation. His temperature soared to 107.6 degrees, a life-threatening level high enough to leave his brain permanently damaged.

For days he continued to deteriorate. “My nerve endings became so inflamed that even a single hair drifting across my skin sent shock waves of fire rippling through my body,” he says.

At 34, Dr. Saddiki had already earned his first million dollars, but he wasn’t prepared to handle his own mortality. “In facing death I felt nothing but weakness and outright terror. I didn’t have the slightest idea what might await me on the other side. I had been raised as a devout Moslem and I had been taught that Allah was a god who did not heal sickness. I thought that my only hope was in medicine.”

As Dr. Saddiki slipped close to death, he became listless and unresponsive, yet he could hear his doctors’ conversations.  “His immune system has simply shut down,” one of them said.”

“He’s dying,” another doctor stated. “His immune system must be compromised by AIDS.”

I don’t have AIDS, Dr. Saddiki wanted to say, but was unable to speak. The full weight of their remarks hit him like a sledgehammer. If they had given up hope, where did that leave him?

Doctors delivered the bad news to his business partner. “In a few hours he’ll be dead,” they informed him. “If by some miracle he lives he’ll be blind in his right eye, deaf in his right ear, paralyzed on his right side and severely brain damaged.” Then they walked out of the room, leaving him alone.

“I suddenly felt like a drowning man going down for the third time,” Dr. Saddiki says. “Gathering what little strength I still had I was barely able to whisper, ‘God if you are real do not let me die.’”

Miraculous encounter

Then in the middle of the night, something remarkable happened. He awoke suddenly to find a man standing at the foot of his bed. “I was shocked because rays of light emanated from him, which allowed me to see his body in my pitch-black room.

But one part of the man’s body blazed with glory. “Amazingly I was unable to see His face. It was too bright to look at it without hurting my eyes.

Even as a Muslim, he had an “inner knowing” that the one who stood there was Jesus Christ.

Dr. Saddiki felt no fear, only profound serenity in the presence of the one called the Prince of Peace. Although he couldn’t speak, he wondered why Jesus would come to a Muslim when everyone else had left him to die.

He didn’t hear an audible voice from Jesus, but these words came into his mind: I am the God of the Christians. I am the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

“That is all He told me. As suddenly as He had appeared and woke me up, He disappeared.”

The next morning Dr. Saddiki’s doctors returned to examine him. “The blisters have stopped growing,” they almost shouted with amazement. Since he seemed more alert they said, “we don’t know why but your shingles have gone into remission.

The following day, still in severe pain and covered with blisters, Dr. Saddiki was discharged from the hospital with a suitcase full of drugs. “Don’t leave your home,” they  cautioned. “It will be months before your blisters disappear and when they do, you will be left with white patches of skin and severe scarring all over your body. The pain that you are experiencing can last for years.”

“I looked like a cross between a leper and the Elephant Man,” Dr. Saddiki notes. “When people saw me they literally fled to the other side of the street because I scared them so much. However I wasn’t concerned about my appearance because I couldn’t stop thinking about Jesus’ appearance. I was certain that His presence in my hospital room had stopped the shingles virus.”

As a result of his unusual encounter with Jesus, questions swirled through his mind. “I knew very little about Jesus. I still had a consuming question in my mind. Is Jesus the Son of God as Christians claim or is He just a prophet as Muslims are taught?”

His first night home he continued to suffer. “In spite of my medication, the pain and itching was so horrible I almost had to tie my hands to a chair to keep from scratching myself to death.” Mercifully, he drifted into a deep sleep.

The next morning he woke up early and turned on the television. “While flipping through the channels I froze when I saw the following words on the screen: ‘Is Jesus the Son of God’? I watched captivated as two men spent the entire program discussing this topic and in the process, answering all of my questions.”

Before the program ended, one of the men led the television audience in a prayer. “My body was aflame with pain but I knelt on my living floor anyway.” As tears streamed down his face, he repeated the prayer and invited Jesus into his heart.

Immediately, the Holy Spirit brought a voracious spiritual hunger that caused him to want to know more about Jesus. In spite of his doctor’s orders to stay inside, he went out and bought a Bible.

He devoured the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.”I still felt spiritually ravenous so I then started in Genesis and read through the entire Bible during my sleepless nights.”

His business partner, who happened to be a Christian, brought Dr. Saddiki books and teaching tapes, which further explained the gospel to him.

As his faith began grew, his prayers got bolder. “I dug out a picture of how I looked before I was attacked with shingles. I prayed and asked God to make me look that way again.”

A few days later, something amazing happened. Dr. Saddiki awakened to find his pillow covered with blisters that had fallen off his face. “I crawled out of bed and stepped into the shower. What started on my pillow was finished in the shower.

Dr. Saddiki with wife, after healing

“Every blister fell off my body!” he exclaims. “Instead of being covered with patches of white and scar tissue, my skin turned red. It then slowly healed, returning to its pre-shingles condition. When that occurred I not only looked human, I actually looked like I did before I became ill, except for the scars that I still have on my chest.”

Amazingly, none of the doctor’s dire predictions came true. “My eyesight is now 20/20. My hearing is normal. My speech is unimpaired and I suffered absolutely no brain damage at all.”

“My healing was totally miraculous ,swift and complete. I never suffered from lingering pain or in fact any other complication. I had the most miraculous recovery theToronto GeneralHospitalhas ever experienced.”

Jesus showed up in a hospital room of a dying Muslim and brought healing. “But that wasn’t the greatest miracle that He performed,” Dr. Saddiki notes. “The transformation that occurred in my heart was even more dramatic than the one that occurred in my body.”

From that day forward, Dr. Siddiki’s passion has been to know and serve the Lord Jesus Christ.


If you want to know more about a personal relationship with God, go here

An international teacher and evangelist, Dr. Siddiki holds crusades throughout the world.  He and his wife, Anita, host a television program on TBN, Winning with Wisdom, which is broadcast to 15,000 stations via satellite reaching millions, including those in the Middle East. The founder of Wisdom Ministries, Dr. Siddiki teaches biblical principles for success at the Wisdom Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For more information, go to his website at




  1. Last year the Lord Jesus the Christ placed on my heart a pray for the Muslims: That is He would speak to them though visions and miracles.
    This report is the beginning of the Lord’s answer to this pray!!!!!!!!!
    To ALL God’s Elect, please keep on pray for these descendants of Abham salivation.

  2. This is an amazing story. Jesus makes no exception to his love for this man of the Muslim faith. Our God is an AWESOME GOD. His word says that the harvest is ripe. We need to be laboring to win all men. If Jesus makes no differences in mankind, then neither should we. Wisdom is of the uttermost importance as we labor to draw men to Jesus Christ.

  3. September 22, 2012

    Dear Dr. Siddiki,
    I thank God for the miracles that our God has been doing throughout human history. My prayer is that He will continue to open the eyes of the enemies of Christianity to the realization that our God knows the past, present and the future and controls the future, that Jesus Christ is the only way to eternity.

    God has demonstrated His immense power in our small world and in the entire universe. He has given us this assurance in Psalm 34, verse 8: “O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him”. Jesus Christ is our only hope to cure the insanity in our chaotic world.

    I encourage you, my friend, Dr. Siddiki, to remain firm and to continue to proclaim him as he is doing. There is no telling whose lives will be touched in other miraculous ways.

    Yours in the Lord,
    Benjamin Adetiba

  4. This is the most outstanding miracle of healing that I’ve heard of in my lifetime. I ask JESUS for this kind of healing for my brain for Trigeminal Neuralgia and before my up-coming surgery. JESUS is still in the miracle-working business. PRAISE GOD.

  5. Wow this is an amazing testimony its proof that He is the same yesterday today and forever indeed nothing is too hard for Him to do, His faithfulness is from generation to generation indeed.May God use you to impact more lives and may this testimony go all around to the unsaved, unchurched and the lost.God bless you so much.

  6. Praise the Living God. Truly our God is not a respector of persons. His word says he will have mercy on whom he will have mercy. Thank you Jesus for Healing Dr Sadiki and giving him a new beginning of life in Christ. Truly Lord you came to save the lost. May Gods name forever be praised.

  7. I am a Muslim who saw Jesus peace be upon him in a dream-, he is very respected in Islam and so is his blessed Mother Miriam. According to Islamic tradition if anyone sees Jesus peace be upon him in a dream he is a blessed man who can cure other people, I conduct spiritual healing according to Islamic law which helped numerous persons solve their medical problems which could not be solved with modern science. This vision increased my love for Jesus and faith in Islam as he is mentioned in the Quran 21 times. In the Islamic Hadith of the prophet he will come again and Muslims are Order by Prophet Muhammad to follow him upon his second coming.
    Thank You

  8. It is interesting to note that, upon everyone’s death, they will have an “inner knowledge” that it is the Lord, Jesus Christ, whom they will encounter. The Son of the Living God. The second person of the Most Holy Trinity. The ONLY God of the world. The God of mercy and love. Not hatred and violence and sin.

  9. Jesus is so Amazing!! This touched my heart and it drives me to want more and more of Him!!

    Thank you Dr.

  10. My god is an AWESOME god he is a healer and a deliver. He is also a merciful god . Blessed be the name of the lord

  11. I will forever worship him, the king of glory
    God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
    God of Shedrack, Meshack, and Abednego.
    God of the Father, Son and holy spirit
    Everlasting father,
    Prrince of Peace

  12. God Jesus holy spirit be with us in all ways and all times forgiving us grooming us and completing us amen

  13. Jesus, I trust in you, all christians we need to pray for muslims so that they can also accept Jesus as the Lord and Saviour. Muslims; you can not enter into the kingdom of God if you dont accept Jesus as Lord, God and Saviour. Jesus is calling you!

    • There is one god, the god of all religions. There is not One Right religion. Muslims do not need to be saved. Their religion is a lot older than yours. They probably think that you need to be saved….to their religion. People need to not be so closed minded.

      • At one time I believed there are many paths to God. But I could not get around this saying of Jesus: “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and no one comes to the Father except through Me.”

  14. Amazing; Thank you Jesus for healing, reveal more to Muslims, help them change their mind and faith because they are blind completely.

  15. Wow this is so touching!!indeed he is the God if all flesh and there is surely nothing he cannot do as stated in Jeremiah 32:27.Matthew 7:7 says ask and it shall he given, knock and the door will be opened, seek and you shall find. indeed what is not possible in the physical is possible with God in the spiritual realms. I believe God is speaking to me through this passage because I recently had chicken pox and has left me covered with black marks all over my body, especially face..and a lot of people say that those marks take time to heal whilst others say the scars are for life! but reading this has made me to trust in God even more, because what is imppossible with man is possible with God, surely he will perform a miracle for me. I will surely come back with my testimony on Jesus name!

    Email: [email protected] /[email protected]
    Dear Dr. Saddiki & Brothers & Sisters in the Body of Christ around the world,
    Greetings to you in the most precious name of our Lord Jesus Christ!
    We are Bashir & Ayeasha. We are in great need of the prayers of our dear brothers & sisters in Christ around the world for God’s protection in our lives. Therefore, we have picked up your email id from internet search/ website.
    We are very glad to share with you that our Living God has filled our hearts with His burden & vision in our lives to reach specifically to The MUSLIMS by The Gospel of Jesus Christ & plant House Churches inside Muslim community. While Muslim terrorist groups such as Islamic state , Taliban, Al Qaeda and Boko Haram are killing Christians in different countries, He is leading us to reach out to the Muslims for His own glory and help them to know that Jesus Christ is The Only Living God and Saviour.
    Our Lord Jesus is using us to fulfill His plan & will in and through our lives. By the grace of God, already Several Muslim men & women accepted Jesus in their hearts as their Lord & Saviour. They are following His teachings in the midst of different types of physical tortures by the militant Muslims. They are witnessing about Jesus and they are sharing their testimonies to their relatives & neighbors. God is adding more men & women to our worship services almost every week for His own glory.
    Militant Muslims are often torturing physically and trying to kill us and the believers from Muslim background for their new faith in Jesus. Even though we are facing heavy persecutions & threats by the Militant Muslims, but our Lord Jesus is using our lives for the extension of His Kingdom and He has protected us for His own glory. Militant Muslims are constantly trying to murder us. Our lives are in danger at this moment.
    We are in great need of your kind prayers in our own lives and for the persecuted believers. Humbly, we request you kindly pray for God’s protection from the hands of Militant Muslims. Please also pray that we might be always faithful to His call in our lives and grow in Him. We are prayerfully expecting to have at least 500 believers from Muslim background at our fellowship.
    It would be highly appreciated if you please write few words for us.
    With regards,
    Bashir & Ayeasha
    KINDLY PRAY FOR: House Church Fellowship, Discipleship Ministry, Women Ministry, Children Ministry, Health Care Ministries for the women & Children and Compassion Ministry (such as Distributing Clothes & blankets to the poor children & Sarees to poor woman, Free tuition to the needy students, Feeding to the poor children , helping to the persecuted believers those who lost their sources of income & houses for their faith in Jesus, Educational help to the poor & needy students, Providing Nutrients for Malnourished children)

    • Am Samuel,
      and I also haven a burden for muslims and everytime I read such stories i get touched. The only problem is that I dont know How I can be part of Evengelism coz I am very shy to speak in Public and am also not eloquent.

  17. Hello doctor siddiki.good morning..
    My cousin(elder brother) Health is very serious as he is a patient of diabetes,he is taking treatment in belgaum kle hospital since from last one year but there is no progress in his health,both kidney failure,lungs are filled with water puss may be,half of his body is paralysed may be because of puss or he need your help please do reply as soon as possible..i trust u completely after reading your story..please help him please..god bless you n help more n more ppls who are in need indeed

  18. dear all my christian brothers and sisters. i need your prayer because my parents are hindu and they hate christians. satan has deceived them. but i beleived in jesus from the age of 8 and now i am 21 yrs old. i dont know how i believed in jesus from the age of 8. i think jesus has choosen me. but my family brings trouble to my faith to jesus. so i would like to request u to pray for my family. i am the only christian in my family

  19. Arun Darnal,

    I will be praying for you. Today is the Lord’s shabbat, and my wife and I will be asking the Lord that He strengthen your faith by imparting his Holy Spirit to you.

    Jesus is faithful. He will give you his peace. And his presence will bring you assurance and spiritual strength.

    Hold unto him!

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