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1194th -- Message On A Heavenly Encounter


A family friend told me a wonderful story of God's love, mercy and grace 
that I would like to share with you. My friend told of how his grandmother
or his mother's mother was taken to the hospital and was very near death. 
The woman was 90 years old, but her mind and intellect was sharp as ever. 
When my friend found out that his grandmother was near death, he bought a 
plane ticket to send his mother to be with her mother in California in her 
final moments. When she arrived at the hospital, the doctors had said 
that the grandmother only had hours to live, but my friend's mother was 
determined to keep her alive just a little bit longer. She prayed with 
her mother and asked the Lord to give her an extended time so that she may 
witness to her mother about Jesus Christ. The woman who is 90 years old 
had never accepted Christ as Lord and Savior because she stuck with her 
traditions which she had been taught as a child. She continued to pray to 
the Saints instead of going to the One who Gives Life and Life Everlasting.

With only a few hours to live as the doctors had said, the elderly woman 
was prayed for by her daughter, my friend's mother, and soon after she 
regained her strength, she began speaking with her daughter and the other 
family members that were in the hospital room with her. My friend's 
mother then spoke to her mother again about the saving grace of Jesus 
Christ. She told her mother what she had said so many times before, but 
this time my friends grandmother really listened to her daughter. She 
asked her mother if she would like to receive Jesus as her Lord and Savior 
and this time she said Yes. She prayed and asked Jesus to come into her 
heart to be her Lord and Savior and that was the beginning of a great 
journey for that sweet elderly woman.

A few days later after feeling better she left the hospital and went home 
to be with her family. That night as she went to sleep, the older woman 
had a dream. She dreamed that there were two men waiting for her. One 
man was dressed in very dark clothing, with a very scary demeanor and 
disposition. He grabbed her by the arm and tried to drag her away with 
him even hitting her on the head to make her comply, but then a man clothed
in white standing afar off from her whose demeanor was shining as a light 
motioned for her to come to him. She was very scared and confused and 
asked the man dressed in white who he was and without speaking she felt 
him say “I am Jesus.” He then wrapped a shining, gleaming white robe 
around her and she was amazed at the beauty of this robe. And then she awoke.

As she fell back asleep, she had another dream. This time she was standing
with two men at the edge of a vast ocean filled with thousands upon 
thousands of people who were trying to stay above water, but they couldn't.
The woman instinctively knew that she should have been in the water with 
them, but she didn't understand why she wasn't. She asked the men why she 
was standing with them and not in the water with everyone else and they 
answered and said “You have been saved from that fate because of your faith
and trust in The Lord Jesus.” And then she awoke. In the morning she told
her sons and daughters the dreams that she had and they were all amazed. 

The following night she had another dream. This time the two men took her 
on a journey and showed her many wonderful things including a beautiful, 
magnificent, humongous white house. She was amazed at the beauty of this 
house and asked whose it was. She thought someone either very important 
or very wealthy could only afford to live in that giant mansion. To her 
shock and amazement the men told her that this was going to be her house, 
but that it wasn't finished yet. She would have to spend a little more 
time back at her old house so that the new one can be finished for her. 
Then she awoke. She was amazed at the beauty that she saw. (John 14:1-3)

She told her daughter of all the wonderful things that she was shown and 
her daughter rejoiced at the mercy and grace of the Lord Jesus. During 
that month the elderly woman continued to have visions. She would be wide 
awake and she could see angels preparing food for her to eat and another 
time she could see the robe that she was given by Jesus being cleaned three
different times and every time the robe was cleaned, it became whiter and 
whiter. She said it looked as if it had electricity flowing through it 
with the way it was shining and glimmering. About a month later that 
elderly lady graduated to Heaven and moved into her newly finished White 
House. (Acts 2:17) (1 Kings 19:5-8) (Revelation 7:13-14)

I am so thankful for the Lord's mercy and grace. The Bible says that God 
wishes for none to perish, but that all would come to repentance. It took 
ninety years, but that woman finally came to know the Lord Jesus as her 
Lord and personal Savior. I believe the Lord extends His mercy towards us 
because His love is so great for us. God waits with open arms for us to 
call upon Him and receive His goodness, mercy and grace that comes without 
pretense, without motive and without judgment. His grace and mercy covers 
our sins as if they were never committed. He paid the price for our 
salvation on the cross of Calvary and all who open their hearts to the 
Lord Jesus Christ receive that same covering that washes away every sin, 
every shortfall and every mistake. (2 Peter 3:9) (Ezekiel 33:11) (Romans 10:9-13)

When God looks upon the redeemed, He doesn't see their sins, but rather He 
sees the blood of His Son covering them and in turn reconciling us back to 
God again. Never think that you are so bad that God can't forgive you. 
He waits as a loving Father ready to grab you up in His arms and show you 
His eternal love. Also don't do as so many others have done and put your 
trust and faith in the Saints that so many pray to. They have no more 
power than you and I do because they were once human just like we are. 
Instead go to the One who created the Saints, go to the One who holds all 
power in Heaven and on Earth and trust in Jesus for your eternal salvation.
There is no other way and thankfully God has made Jesus so easily 
accessible to us all. (1 John 1:7-10) (1 Corinthians 2:9-10) (Acts 4:12)

Call upon Him and be redeemed and make Heaven your eternal home. When you 
do, you will be eternally secured and you will have a big, beautiful White 
House to call your own.

Read and meditate on these scriptures:

Romans 5:8-10 “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we 
were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified 
by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we 
were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more,
being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.”

Revelation 22:8-9 “And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I 
had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel 
which shewed me these things. Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: 
for I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them 
which keep the sayings of this book: worship God.”

Ephesians 2:8-10 “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of 
yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should 
boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good 
works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”

2 Corinthians 5:17-21 “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new 
creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”

All of these scriptures can be found in the King James Version Bible.

In Christ’s Service,

Dwayne Savaya
God’s Work Ministry


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