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  • 2011-12-31T08:45:52

It's so wonderful that God reveals the supernatural to certain people to assure all of us that there is marvelous Heaven. So it's true the people in some extreme conditions have comforts and assurances from God that are unknown to the rest us. We praise God for it. Most of us experience the distinct grace of God during life's difficulties as well. Truly, things are not always what it seems on earth.

  • 2011-12-31T06:33:29

John 7:24 Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.” Not all judgement is bad. In the same chapter in which Jesus forbade self-righteous judgment, He said, "Give not that which is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you" (v. 6), and "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. ... Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them" (vv. 15-20). How are we to know who the swine, dogs, and false prophets are without judging? Notice that Jesus did not say, "Give not that which is holy unto those whom you think are probably dogs ... Beware of those whom you think are probably false prophets ... Ye shall have a pretty good chance of being right if you look at their fruits." No! He said, "Ye SHALL know them." We SHALL know who the dogs, swine, and false prophets are. We SHALL know the state of their hearts.

  • 2011-12-31T06:12:49

Thanks, Ben. People like you constantly remind us remaining ones that our days on earth are exactly numbered and that we must drink in everyday fully with Jesus like precious drops of water on desert in simple humility and gratitude. We look forward to be with Jesus, too, realizing each healthy new day on earth is a gracious, miraculous gift from God.

  • 2011-12-31T06:03:50

I agree with Becky Dearinger Williams, judge less ye be judged! I disagree that it is a Christians duty to question the validity of another's faith or lack of; we answer only for our sins and actions not of others!

  • 2011-12-31T05:51:30

What a powerful story you have. There is a Family not to far from where we live a few days before Christmas they lost there little girl she fell from a moving vehicle. Just a real bad situation It was a nice day for Dec. in Ne out checking pastures. So your going slow no roads I have done this to. kids not in there car seat why would they be its just a nice slow ride a cross the pasture. There little 3 year old fell out and was ran over. there's no one to blame. Why i am telling you this, I pray to God that some how your Story your Faith Your love for God will reach her mom and dad. the pain the blame that they are felling I could not come close to what they are going through. Please pray for this family and God bless you Melda. Thank you for giving me a chance to tell you this because its ways heavy on my heart. You give some meaning to all the bad things that happen to good people Thank you

  • 2011-12-31T04:08:38

Farrell Clark well said! And there doesn't have to be a perceived lack of compassion in doing so. It's just the right thing to do.

  • 2011-12-31T04:06:47

@ Leana Lane Whitlow Flaming comments? Not at all! This type of discourse has no emotion, so it's easy to assume and misinterpret things. While you've claimed to remove yourself, I hope at least you're reading this. Because you've way, WAY misjudged me here. I made it VERY clear from the very first post that I have compassion on the family and that I wish God's grace for them. I mean that and I wish (obviously) no ill will on them. This is a terrible time for them. What I am trying to do is look beyond the situation. Again, my original comments were as much spurned on by the other comments that came before mine, as they were by the word "Christian" in the video title. What I was reading from others was a blanket acceptance of this young man's "theology" (that's what his testimony is, even if he may not have termed it as such). And THAT is what I take exception to. Biblical Christians should know better. Obviously, I'm not the only one who sees this based on comments by other posters. But I have absolutely nothing but compassion and sorrow in my heart for this family. I have nine children. I love children, and I can't fathom losing one. If the Breedloves are reading this, may the Lord bless you richly. I pray that you will search the Scriptures for comfort. I would point you to the Psalms of David, and to the Gospel of John in the New Testament. If you've considered any of my comments inappropriate or offensive, please forgive me. That was never for a moment intended.

  • 2011-12-31T03:05:50

Paul Abigail Miller i get your point basically it comes down to proving all things 1 thes. 5:21

  • 2011-12-31T02:55:10

As he said he didn't want to wake up, so perhaps those experiances were tastes of heaven for the 3 times he felt he was dying, as to say "Ben" I"m always with you now and forever! cool! I can relate"".

  • 2011-12-31T02:37:56

thank you for sharing this at a time of mixed emotion for you, I'm sure. I'm a parent, my youngest son had a bad heart and required surgery... I too have a relationship with Jesus and have had many spiritual experiences; I should get around to writing that book : ) I cried while watching this, what a blessing... and isn't Jesus sweet? He sends a familiar person. My step dad had a dream where his grandma came and told him he would be okay, she would be his guide... before he died. Most likely Ben was churched as a child, and already knew of The Lord and he just wanted to share this with everyone, God uses us like that... my friend had pneumonia, dr. sent her to hospital, which sent her to convalescent care... her adult children came to see her, she'd gotten her hair done and they noticed how nice she looked, and commented about her feeling better. She said "Jesus came and told me I am going to be with Him now and everything is going to be okay". That night she died. God is merciful. God is good.

  • 2011-12-31T02:20:24

Very touching and powerful testimony You've made in this young man's life, LORD. Thank You! You are Most Beautiful! I thank you for Your love and Your life in us, and for the hope You inspire to live, to love and to worship You for the greatest privilege to know You. Please receive us, LORD, into the riches of your grace, both now and hereafter, and bind us together in Your love forever. AMEN, LORD. AMEN... thank you LORD...Thank you...

  • 2011-12-31T02:18:22

God bless this family in their grief. May He comfort them with the knowledge that their child is with the King of Kings forever more

  • 2011-12-31T01:56:59

God bless you, Breedlove Family - what a wonderful Inspiration your son, Ben, was to SO many!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 2011-12-31T01:36:46

He is in heaven. I have no doubt about that. Such a handsome young man :(

  • 2011-12-31T01:24:49

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Breedlove, thank you for sharing this very touching video. I know your hearts are breaking in two right at this moment. I pray that God provides you comfort that you know where Ben is, and that he is happy where he is. May the peace that passes all understanding be with you and your family. My heart breaks for you. My tears flow with your love for your son, for Jesus and for your strength in sharing this message while your hearts are so tender. God will someday reward you with being able to see your son again. God bless you.

  • 2011-12-31T01:13:24

For those who are willing to accept a watered down gospel... Galatians 1:1-8 Paul, an apostle (not from men, nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), 2 and all the brothers with me, to the churches of Galatia. 3 Grace be to you, and peace from God the Father and from our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil world according to the will of God and our Father, 5 to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen. 6 I marvel that you so soon are being moved away from Him who called you into the grace of Christ, to another gospel, 7 which is not another, but some are troubling you, and desiring to pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if we or an angel from Heaven preach a gospel to you beside what we preached to you, let him be accursed.