By Mark Ellis —
Hajira* was raised in a prominent, loving, Muslim family in the Middle East. Her father is one of the top religious authorities of the state, an enforcer of Sharia law.
“We all were strict in Sharia law and the religious practices,” Hajira told Bibles4Mideast.
Her brother commanded a militant group “protecting” Islam and taking immediate action against its enemies. He is also trained as a sharp shooter.
One evening her family, along with their cooks, drivers and servants, went out to the desert to enjoy an evening bonfire under the moonlight. It was an annual tradition, and this year, they set up camp near some rocky hills.
After dinner she went for a short walk through the desert with her brothers and sisters. Her father and mothers remained near the bonfire with the servants.
“While we were walking, I knew something bite my leg,” she recounts. “We saw a big snake moving fast after biting me.”
It seems the snake was partially covered with sand, and in the darkness she inadvertently stepped on it. “My brother took his revolver and shot the snake at once and killed it,” she told Bibles4Mideast.
It was a Sahara Horned Viper, a highly poisonous snake.
Within seconds Hajira became unconscious and they rushed her to the hospital. She lapsed into a coma that lasted four days.
When she finally woke up she was unable to move and felt severe pain. “I heard doctors discussing renal failure and increasing fibrinolysis. Nobody thought I would live.”
Listening to the doctors, Hajira began to lose hope and tried to prepare herself for death. “I turned my face to the wall and wept. I did not want others to see my tears. I prayed to God for a painless death.” Then she drifted off to sleep.
While Hajira slept, something very unusual happened. An angel appeared to her and said, “Call upon Jesus, the Son of the Most High, who was crucified and died for you and rose from the dead.”
The words of the angel irritated her. “Prophet Jesus, the son of Mary? He was not crucified; and also he was not greater than my prophet,” she told the angel, reflecting her teachings under Islam.
“You are wrong,” the angel replied. “Jesus is the Lord of the prophets. He is the true Savior. He can heal you from all sickness and save you from sin and death. Call upon Him with your heart and mouth.”
When Hajira awakened she saw her brother standing beside her. “Did you have a dream?” he asked. “I heard you were talking…something about the prophet Jesus?”
She described what the angel said in her dream. “I thought he would become angry,” she recounts, but his response surprised her.
He said he had an experience with Jesus in a dust storm when he and his team were involved in a military operation. The experience touched his heart and left him with many questions.
Hajira and her brother joined hands at the bedside and he began to pray: “Jesus, if you are the true savior, show us the way. Jesus, if you are the true savior, forgive our sins; Jesus, if you are the true savior, heal both our physical and mental sickness. Jesus, if you are the true savior, send somebody to us for further guidance. Amen.”
“My brother prayed first, then I prayed. We prayed from our heart. While praying both of our eyes overflew with tears,” she says.
Two hours later, Pastor Paul with Bibles4Mideast, unexpectedly entered Hajira’s hospital room with a friend and to their great surprise, said, “The Lord Jesus heard your prayers which you both prayed together. The angel who visited you appeared before me too and asked me to visit you, guide you to salvation and pray for you. At once I left my house to see you.”
Using the Scripture, Pastor Paul explained the Gospel to Hajira and her brother. The power of the Word and the Spirit opened their hearts to believe.
“I and my brother repented from our sins and accepted Jesus as our Lord and Savior,” she says.
Pastor Paul placed his hands on Hajira’s head and prayed. “Immediately I felt something extraordinary flowing through my veins and I got up from the bed and knelt down on the floor. Yes, the Lord Jesus totally healed my sickness and sealed me by His precious and victorious blood!”
“I told the doctors that I was healed by Jesus.” They conducted further tests and could not explain her miraculous turnaround. “Seeing my good healthy condition, my family members also believed in Jesus. Pray that our Lord Jesus protect us and give us strength to survive persecutions,” she says.
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Hallelujah! Glory be The Lord Jesus Christ, HE has done it again. Surely HE alone is the One and true Savoir. Blessed be your name oh LORD. Surely HE will see this family through.
May His light continues to shine through the darkness of the muslim world so that they will learn the real truth that will bring them real joy and enable them live meaningful lives.
Yes Fatu, isn’t it amazing? Good to see you on this website.
Sovereign hand of God surely!
This is a powerful testimony, The Lord Jesus is so good and so merciful, There is none like Him He is the only True God that can save and heal and deliver. Glory to His name. May God give this familily the courage to keep the faith and may His Grace and Love overtake you.
Thank you Lord,You are the ONLY GOD. There is no other GOD except you alone. May The Great LORD GOD Bless this family and guide them..
That’s what our true Jesus does I believe he is preparing his true children from all nations to meet with him very soon that’s why he came to this earth for to set us free from sin sickness and false gods praise be his name…..
And after the storm, a still small voice: What a wonderful Lord we have … Praise His Holy Name!
I join Hajira to thank and praise God. May it please Him to bring more Muslim’s to the Savior. Amen.
Wonderful true testimony.AMEN.
His sheep hear his voice and they come to him! I pray the Lord brings many more people into the fold!
Praise. the Lord. God. Almighty he reigns forever for shining his light to show this family the way the truth and salvation. Blessed be name of our God most High Amen Jesus is the way the truth and the light.
Amazing stuff! Miracles like this still happen and attest to the truth of Jesus Christ our saviour and soon coming Lord! I desire to serve Him all the days of my life.
Praise The Lord God Jesus Christ! He is the God of miracles, Hajera! HE is the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith The Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. (Revelation 1:8.) he is the greatest Physician,nothing is impossible with Him. Take courage, He is only a prayer away. He is merciful, plenteous of mercy, a loving and powerful God. He is not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.. (2 Peter 3:9)take course and be faithful to Him and He will less and save you from all trials and temptations and will make you a blessing to your loved ones and friends. Share the free offer of salvation which Jesus had freely given you. We love you in The Lord and will always pray for you and that many more Moslems may come to the saving knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Praise the Lord, I pray for the Muslim in the United States of America, for converting to the Lord Jesus who is the Son Of God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob the God of Israel. Come out of your darkness and into the light. Jesus Amen.
Praise the LORD! He says in the holy scriptures, “The Lord is good to all and His tender mercies are over all His works.” Psalm 145, verse 9. So has it been in the life of this family. May He be praised for ever and ever! Amen!
I thank God I was born in a country where I grew up knowing about Jesus. I thank Him for coming to this family and their acceptance of Him! YES HE IS THE ONE AND ONLY!
Aleluja, Jezus je živ.
Hallejujah, Jesus is alive.
JESUS the son of the living God!!! You are alive today doing miracles.Faithful Savoiur.It is my prayer that more and more muslims will have a divine encounter with you and be saved.Please protect this family and use them to spread your message of salvation as your coming is very very near.May your glorious name be magnified for ever more.Amen.
Good is good and He is the same God yesterday today and forever. Be still and know that He is Lord. May His blessings be upon you every day and keep you safe as you testify.
Such a wonderful testimony. I pray that there will be more like this, not only from Muslims but from all who are in darkness. I also pray that God will give all these new converts the strength and wisdom to sustain a good relationship with God through our saviour Jesus.
Just in awe. My GOD is an awesome GOD.
Yes. Our MOST HIGH GOD and so merciful to visit us in our sinful state; desiring to make us Sons and Daughters in His Kingdom. And to think that The Holy Trinity (God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit) designed this plan of salvation even before Earth was created for us to live on. Blows my mind to know of such Love for us.
Praise d Name of Lord Jesus Christ for His unquantifiable love. He who began a good work in u will complete it.
Only Jesus can save truly!
Thank you for sharing this account of Jesus . It blessed me and revival came to my soul reading it.
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