A man was working on his car when it slid off the blocks holding it, pinning him underneath for over an hour. Fearing death, due to severe difficulty breathing, he prayed that God should “send him an angel” to help.
Nine year old Malachi heard his screams, and saved him.
And the meaning of “Malachi” (a prophet in the Bible) in Hebrew: Messenger of God.
Could there be a more *perfect* name for this amazing kid?
Via Weasel Zippers.
A 9-year-old Sumter boy is being called a hero after coming to the aid of his neighbor in his most dire time of need.
Allen Clemmons was working on his Mustang convertible in his backyard on Saturday afternoon. As he attempted to remove the transmission, the car slid off the blocks and jack holding it up and fell onto Clemmons.
“I was having a really hard time breathing with it on top of me, even though I was kind of on my side,” Clemmons said.
For the next hour and a half he called out for help, but no one responded. His family was out running errands and most neighbors are out of earshot.
“I asked God to help me, to give me one more holler and send an angel by my way,” Clemmons said. “The last holler before I give up.”
After letting out that last holler, Clemmons was shocked to see 9-year-old Malachi running from a nearby yard.
When Malachi got close enough to see what had happened, he immediately grabbed a nearby jack and with the help of Clemmons guiding him, was able to get it back under the car. From there, he began pumping the two-foot pole until the car was raised off of Clemmons.
“My uncle taught me how to use a jack so I knew how,” Malachi said….