(May 14, 2022) Mark Ellis shares another good news incident…
During Ramadan, CBN News detailed some notable stories from the last few years about how Jesus has been revealing Himself to Muslims in dreams and visions.
In one story, a Middle Eastern missionary named Yazid (*name changed) shared about a man visited by Jesus every night for a month, asking him to write down what He said.
God at work in the Middle East
McLean Bible Church’s Pastor David Platt interviewed the missionary during The Gospel Coalition’s Something Needs to Change simulcast’ and Yazid had stated that ‘God is moving inside the Middle East with dreams, visions, and personal visitations.’
Then Yazid shared the details of a remarkable encounter, based on his interview with a certain man…
The man had said: ‘A man wearing all white knocks on my door every night, and I couldn’t look at Him because His face was so shiny and bright. When He would come inside, He asked me to write down what He said. And as I wrote, I would fall asleep. And then, the next night, He would come again… (and then) for the next month.’
Yazid had asked him, ‘What did you write? May I see your notebook?’
In the man’s notebook was written, ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God.’
Yazid recounted. ‘He had the whole book of John verbatim in his notebook! This is amazing. Jesus visited him every night until he finished the book.’
The man had asked Yazid, ‘Who was this Man that visited me?’ Yazid explained about the identity of the Man in White – Jesus – and led him to salvation!
Paul, Ananias, Cornelius and John’s experiences
- The apostle Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus is told in Acts 9:1-19 and retold by Paul in Acts 22:6-21 and Acts 26:12-18.
- In Acts 9:10, the Lord speaks to a disciple named Ananias in a vision.
- In Acts 10:3, an angel of God appears to Cornelius and gives him directions.
- And in Revelation 1:12-17, Jesus appears to John the apostle in a vision: ‘I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands, and among the lampstands was Someone like a Son of Man, dressed in a robe reaching down to His feet and with a golden sash around His chest… His face was like the sun shining in all its brilliance. When I saw Him, I fell at His feet as though dead. Then He placed His right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.”’
We should not be surprised that Jesus is appearing to many of His children today, calling them into His family, especially in restricted access countries.
Praise be to God for Middle East encounters with ‘this mysterious man in white’ that lead to salvation (see also Muslim woman dreams about ‘Man in White’ with bleeding feet / ‘Man in White’ appeared to Iranian / ‘Man in White’ appeared in Muslim’s dreams with news of salvation).
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