This blessed man was one of twelve men aboard the a tugboat servicing an oil platform of the coast of Nigeria. You won’t believe what happen as the ship sank.
For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish… – Matthew 12:40
Harrison Okene is a blessed man. The sailor-cook was one of twelve men aboard the Jackson IV, a tugboat servicing an oil platform of the coast of Nigeria. When the ship took on water and capsized, Okene began to recite the prayer of deliverance: “Oh, God, by your name, save me. … The Lord sustains my life.” Meditating on the psalms his wife had text him before going to bed, Harrison spent three days alone in a small air pocket of the ship, his shipmates dead in the water slowly rising around him. When South African divers entered the boat, they expected to pull out a body. But thanks to God, they pulled Harrison to life once more.