For Maria, the happiness in Christ thread

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This thread is for the purpose of sharing the good things that have happened with you and Jesus. Share experiences and positive messages about Christ. Stay on subject or I will delete your post. That includes you history/theology buffs:)

For my dear sister Maria

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Vision of the Lord on Crucifix


Perhaps the Holy Spirit uses this vision with children. I was about 9 years old and playing outside of our little country church when we were called in for the revival service. (It was going on for the week and perhaps this was the last day. I don't quite remember.) I was one of the last ones into the church and there was no more room on the back row where we children sat and did mischief. I walked very slowly forward looking where I might sit when a woman I had never seen before scoulded me and made me sit by her. When I looked back at my friends she scoulded me again so I didn't move not even squirm in my seat for the next hour or so. I looked straight ahead and listened to the sermon.

I didn't remember anything about the sermon and only a little about the visiting preacher. But at the end of the sermon I remember the preacher's invitation to sinners and the unsaved. That is when I had the vision of Jesus on the cross. He was looking straight at me. Blood was dripping down his face and body. His arms were outstretched and hands nailed. There was much pain, but his eyes were the expression of love. He was naked on the cross and I knew this, but I didn't see his nakedness. I was transfixed by the eyes. They were drawing me so powerfully. I got up and walked down the isle towards him. I was the only one coming. When I got there and was touched by my pastor the vision disappeared. I was a little confused about where Jesus had gone. The church people were singing and I glanced at the visiting preacher and his eyes were saying something. He looked sad as if he wanted to say something to me and I looked at him because I needed an explanation. It never came and I didn't get an explanation for what had happened for many, many years later. Now I know it was a vision. It is preciously kept in my heart. I'll never forget the love Jesus had in his eyes. I can't wait until I see him in person face to face one day.

Thanks for this thread, Maria and Wolvenpaw. It is probably what will keep me coming back here. I love sharing my experiences with the Lord. Many people criticize and theologicize until the lovely experience is diminished. So please Wolvenpaw keep the wolves away. Sheep are vulnerable and gentle. We hear the voice of the Lord, and sometimes see Him. :D

Much love,