Man dies and sees jesus
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life by Don PiperAs he is driving home from a ministers conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him spiritually. He hears beautiful music and feels true peace.
Back on earth, a passing minister who had also been at the conference is led to pray for Don even though he knows the man is dead. Piper miraculously comes back to life and the bliss of heaven is replaced by a long and painful recovery.
For years Piper kept his heavenly experience to himself. Finally, however, friends and family convinced him to share his remarkable story.
What I saw when I died
This question is more than a mind-bender. A skeptic, a rogue or an innocent suffers hardship or injury: he is hit on the head, he suffers a stroke, he sustains damage in a car crash or on the operating table. Perhaps he encounters an opening: a gate, a door, a tunnel. The tourist is agape. Words fail.
He died two more times that day and both times he was brought back to life. Guy Made Three Trips to Heaven, and the People He Saw There.
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An Alabama teenager says he had visions of walking with God after a traumatic brain injury pushed him to the brink of death. Trenton McKinley, a year-old from Mobile, claims he remembers walking through an open field with a shadowy, bearded figure during an apparent near-death experience. The teen said the vision proved to him that God is real. Some are convinced that NDEs have a scientific explanation. The visions could be caused by a spike in neural activity in the brain as it approaches death, for example. People who live through NDEs often relate stories about visiting an otherworldly realm, encountering a loving presence, or meeting long-lost loved ones. McKinley was riding behind his friend, in a utility trailer pulled by the buggy.