"Anyone with 'needs' to be prayed over, come forward to the front at the altar," the Preacher says.
Leroy gets in line, and when it's his turn, the preacher asks,
"Leroy, what do you want me to pray about for you?"
Leroy replies, "Preacher, I need you to pray for help with my hearing."
The preacher puts one finger in Leroy's ear, and he places the other hand on top of Leroy's head and prays and prays and prays.
He prays a blue streak for Leroy.
The whole congregation
joined in with enthusiasm. After a few minutes, the Preacher removes his
hands, stands back and asks, "Leroy, how is your hearing now?"
"I don't know, Reverend," Leroy says, "it ain't 'til next Wednesday