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Bryce A's Experience

EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION

On August 29 2004 I was watching a video that explained the creation of this world that combated evolution, it answered all of my questions about this topic and it caused me to believe in the bible, which I never believed in before. when the man I the video did an invitation to accept Jesus in my life as my savior. I followed along. I prayed the prayer of salvation. I asked Jesus to come into my heart I asked his forgiveness, I admitted I was a sinner.

Just then I had a vision that I was covered in wire it was in me and on the outside of me, no skin was showing it was all wire, these wires led up to a semi truck made of wire fully loaded with wire and I had to bear it, which I could not. I realized that this was my sin. I felt the hopelessness of it. all of a sudden the wires just fell through me and I was free of every hurt or sorrow in my life. then I saw a whirlwind made of blue whirl into me. I realize now that it implanted the incorruptible seed of the lord into me. all of a sudden I was being lifted up toward the sky, and I saw clouds. they opened to golden gates. there were trumpets blasting and angelic singing of joy. the gates opened for me and I knew that this was heaven. everything was made of light. all of a sudden I was on a open space of light. I was being ushered toward a door by an invisible force that I could only tell you that loved me beyond any love I have ever felt my entire life before or after this event. we went to the door and it opened for me. all of a sudden I entered and I saw a candlestick and a book on a pedestal. the candlestick lit up when I entered the room. and my name started to be entered into this book, I couldn't tell you how I knew, but I knew it was the lambs book of life. after that was done all I can remember is going to the open area where I saw pillars of light, almost like marble but light because everything was made of light, and I talked with people that were there. many distant family members, and they were over joyed that I had taken this step of faith. I talked with them for what seemed to be an eternity. but then the angels told me it was time to go because I still had a body on earth. I said goodbye until I come back. and I departed I was falling from the sky I saw my friend Todd's house where I was, I fell into it, then I saw myself sitting in the chair in front of the TV. and I fell into my body and I felt joy beyond joy that I've ever felt in my life. I turned to my friends that were watching the video with me and my friend Todd asked me 'What the hell did you just do?' I just smiled. I started going to a bible believing church and I've been a Christian ever since. and that's my testimony. I feel like I was outside of time when I was there.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?   No           

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words?           Yes     it was covered up with lots of joy, all I could feel was joy, even beyond remembering the experience, although I know I had one. it was many years later that I remembered. it all happened on August 29 2004.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?        No      

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?          totally alert.

           
Was the experience dream like in any way?  when I was three I used to dream that I was falling and I would fall then see my house fall into my house see myself in my bed and fall into my body and wake up from my dream.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes     when I fell into my friend Todd's house I saw myself sitting in the chair with my eyes open. then I fell into my body and I was no longer out of body.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?           joy, happiness, unfathomable understanding.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?          trumpets and angelic singing.

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    Yes     light every where. since dead relatives and distant relatives. spanning many thousand years. it was up in the sky.

Did you see a light?          Yes     light everywhere

Did you meet or see any other beings?          Yes     relatives that were dead, they told me that you have to pray the prayer of salvation in Jesus to get to heaven, and not everyone does.

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state?            No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?    No      

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?            Uncertain      who can say. I'm still really hazy about the event and things were just a world different there. there must have been more senses there how would I know the things about the book being the lambs book of life.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?  Yes     I was there for a while, and my friend Todd said what the hell did you just do. meaning time had not passed the entire time I was in heaven. telling me that I must have entered some time space that was not the same.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?   Yes            my purpose was to tell others about the saving power of Jesus.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?            No      

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?     Yes     I was made aware that I had to go back to my body because I was still alive and I had to live for Jesus.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?     No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?  Yes     Jesus is the way to heaven.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I read the bible regularly, I go to church regularly. I enjoy my freedoms in my life and I have no fear about the after life.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?       Yes     I will stay grounded in Jesus because of this experience.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     most people are fearful that they didn't have that experience. I don't know how it is suppose to work.

What emotions did you experience following your experience? joy beyond joy beyond joy.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?     best part being totally free b]from all things that have hurt me or made me sad or afraid. worst part was having to leave, but I was happy and overjoyed to do it.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?       we are saved by the blood of the lamb and the word of our testimony, this is my testimony.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     I was smoking weed one day and it came to me after like 8 years. until then I just knew something amazing happened to me that day.