Acts of Mercy
Onboard a ship of mercy, the Anastasis, (translated as resurrection) gives true meaning to her name. A 522-foot floating hospital gives back life to ... Show synopsis Onboard a ship of mercy, the Anastasis, (translated as resurrection) gives true meaning to her name. A 522-foot floating hospital gives back life to the rejected souls that come out in droves to be treated by the skilled volunteer doctors and surgeons on board.Shunned by society and often treated as outcasts in their communities, these victims of gross deformities come with hope in their heart for healing.Share their stories of challenges and victories as we view modern day medical servants in action. Meet the doctors who hear the call of God to ease the suffering of the afflicted. Meet the patients as they cope with horrible disfigurements and difficult conditions prior to surgery. Watch the miraculous recoveries as doctors perform medical makeovers that really matter. Without the help of Mercy Ships, many of these patients would die.On this DVD, you will learn the meaning of volunteer service for God, and witness sacrifices the volunteers and their families make to become more like Jesus. Experience the cultures of the patients and what they must endure as their society misunderstands their condition, often laying the blame on evil spirits. Watch people transformed as Mercy Ships delivers their gift of healing to needy patients, one exclaiming, It is a Gift from God! A Total Living Network Production, hosted by Bill Kurtis. Total run time approximately 44 minutes, plus DVD extras. As seen on television.