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Sunday, September 13th, 2020Jeff Struss

A Heavenly Encounter


Hi everyone, my name is Jeff Struss. I am the senior pastor of Life Center in Lynchburg, VA, and Director for Clear River Network. This is God Today. Early in my Christian walk, I had heard about revivalists praying this prayer, “Burn eternity on my eyes.” That thrust me into about a season of about a year where I would pray to God and say, “God show me heaven, show me hell, I don’t care, just burn eternity on to my eyes.” I would spend hours in my room just seeking the Lord. I found this verse – Ephesians 1:17, “The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.”

I will tell you, it wasn’t long after that that I found myself in an encounter. It is like the apostle Paul says, “In the body, out of the body,” I don’t know exactly, but I found myself in a chasm. I felt I was between heaven and hell. I heard the Lord say, “You pick.” I said, “If I have to pick, I am going up.” Immediately I started shooting through the air. I see clouds, stars, planets, all my blood is rushing to my feet and I am... Start a free trial to watch the video and read the rest of the transcript!

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