By Don Piper, Cecil Murphey
90 mins in Heaven is the runaway bestseller approximately one man's event with dying and lifestyles. As Baptist minister Don Piper drove domestic from a convention, his motor vehicle collided with a semi-truck that had crossed into his lane. Piper was once suggested lifeless on the scene. For the following ninety mins, he skilled the glories of heaven, the place he was once greeted via those that had prompted him spiritually, and he skilled precise peace. again in the world, a passing minister who had additionally been on the convention felt resulted in pray for the coincidence sufferer although he was once advised Piper used to be useless. Miraculously, Piper got here again to existence, and the excitement of heaven used to be changed by way of a protracted and painful restoration. For years Don Piper stored his heavenly event to himself. eventually, family and friends confident him to percentage his awesome tale. An inspiring and inspiring account, 90 mins in Heaven keeps to the touch and luxury thousands of individuals world wide because it deals a glimpse of inexpressible heavenly bliss.
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It struck me that the actual entrance was small in comparison to the massive gate itself. I stared, but I couldn舗t see the end of the walls in either direction. As I gazed upward, I couldn舗t see the top either. One thing did surprise me: On earth, whenever I thought of heaven, I anticipated that one day I舗d see a gate made of pearls, because the Bible refers to the gates of pearl. The gate wasn舗t made of pearls, but was pearlescent舒perhaps iridescent may be more descriptive. To me, it looked as if someone had spread pearl icing on a cake.
I never felt my body being transported into the light. I heard no voices calling to me or anything else. Simultaneous with my last recollection of seeing the bridge and the rain, a light enveloped me, with a brilliance beyond earthly comprehension or description. Only that. In my next moment of awareness, I was standing in heaven. Joy pulsated through me as I looked around, and at that moment I became aware of a large crowd of people. They stood in front of a brilliant, ornate gate. I have no idea how far away they were; such things as distance didn舗t matter.
I舗ve never, ever felt more alive than I did then. I was home; I was where I belonged. I wanted to be there more than I had ever wanted to be anywhere on earth. Time had slipped away, and I was simply present in heaven. All worries, anxieties, and concerns vanished. I had no needs, and I felt perfect. I get frustrated describing what heaven was like, because I can舗t begin to put into words what it looked like, sounded like, and felt like. It was perfect, and I knew I had no needs and never would again.