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Texas Teen Says He Saw Jesus Before Being Revived

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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:32 AM
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After collapsing during a run in PE, this kid was rushed to the hospital where he had no heartbeat or pulse for 20 minutes. Once he finally revived he was airlifted to another center where he could get better treatment.

After days in the ICU he recovered enough to share his story.



“When I was out those 20 minutes, I saw a man who had long ruffled hair and kind of a thick beard, and it didn’t take me long to realize that that was Jesus,” he said. He described what the family is convinced was a miracle. “I went up to him and he put his hand on my shoulder and he told me everything would be alright and not to worry.”


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Does this prove anything? Not really. But I don't believe this kid is just making it up for his 15 minutes of fame. Whether it really was a being from the other side or not, I'm happy to hear he is okay and will be just fine.

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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:41 AM
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Did he see the White Jesus or the Black Jesus?



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:45 AM
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If the kid is making it up, he has zero imagination. This is a very boring story.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:00 PM
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It's a common understanding amongst those researching NDEs that the person integrates the experience into their existing belief system. So a Christian typically sees Jesus, and others of different faiths, see other figures.

Such is the nature of the psyche and the subtle body-mind when one moves out of identification with just the physical body-mind.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:03 PM
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originally posted by: ArnoldNonymous
After collapsing during a run in PE, this kid was rushed to the hospital where he had no heartbeat or pulse for 20 minutes. Once he finally revived he was airlifted to another center where he could get better treatment.

After days in the ICU he recovered enough to share his story.



“When I was out those 20 minutes, I saw a man who had long ruffled hair and kind of a thick beard, and it didn’t take me long to realize that that was Jesus,” he said. He described what the family is convinced was a miracle. “I went up to him and he put his hand on my shoulder and he told me everything would be alright and not to worry.”


Story

Does this prove anything? Not really. But I don't believe this kid is just making it up for his 15 minutes of fame. Whether it really was a being from the other side or not, I'm happy to hear he is okay and will be just fine.


The thing is, there is a solid theory that people see when they die visuals akin to their beliefs. It is kinda like how many people, when taking hallucinogenic drugs, often see hallucinations that come out of their conscious or unconscious. The pineal gland releases '___', a very powerful hallucinogenic drug, when close to death.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:18 PM
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The question then is was his brain still active or not during that 20 minutes?

Medicine would say yes because no one can survive without brain function for that long, but how often in medicine is someone told they only have 6 months to live and they easily surpass that?



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:25 PM
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originally posted by: wasaka
a reply to: ArnoldNonymous

Did he see the White Jesus or the Black Jesus?





posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:29 PM
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Why would Jesus send him back here? The whole point of heaven is to send believers there after death, so why did Jesus shove him back out?

I don't think this is proof personally, I'm willing to bet this kids upbringing had something to do with his vision.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:56 PM
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"Ruffled hair and kind of a thick beard"

Sure it wasn't Jerry Garcia?



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 12:57 PM
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a reply to: 3NL1GHT3N3D1

Why do you assume you understand the situation if you do not claim to believe in Jesus?

Could it be that he has unfinished work to do down here?



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 01:29 PM
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originally posted by: ArnoldNonymous
Why do you assume you understand the situation if you do not claim to believe in Jesus?

Are you saying someone cannot understand the situation unless they claim to believe in Jesus? I don't understand this reasoning.
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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 02:14 PM
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I find it so funny that atheists feel the need to hang out and reply on threads scoffing and mocking something they profess not to believe in. If you do not believe or agree with it, why waste so much time with it?

Whether you believe in an afterlife or not, why spend the time with such trivial and meaningless stuff?



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 02:46 PM
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Who are you saying is an atheist?

Who is mocking what? I am not clear what you are getting it, though you seem to be jumping to conclusions.

Whether the teen saw the real Jesus or some psychically developed image of Jesus based on his belief system cannot really be determined.

Whether he actually survived death and then resuscitated is of obvious interest - is there any verifiable medical information attached with the report you posted?

Many people who claim to have NDEs are actually experiencing the psyche at the level of the brain core, and perhaps moved into the subtle realm with various biases based on their belief system. They are not necessarily experiencing a "near death" or "actual death" event. As others have pointed out, such experiences may be drug-induced, or entered into via various concentrative practices, or even environmentally catalyzed.

Whether this is actually a "near death" or an "actual death" experience would require their vital signs to be verified. If it were neither, the experience would likely be more "tinged" by their pre-existing belief systems associated with this life.

Regardless, it is an interesting phenomenon that has a lot of consistency when comparing people's testimonials, but those testimonials can also be found when studying accounts of various mystical practices, spiritual experiences, etc.

What it does demonstrate, and certainly to the one experiencing it, is that we are more than just a physical body-mind - that there are subtler aspects of the being that go beyond the physically-based brain-mind. And on this basis alone, it is worth considering.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 03:19 PM
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Well I don't know what he saw, but it certainly wasn't Jesus. Maybe the European whitewashed version of Jesus, but Jesus was a middle easterner who at the VERY LEAST had short hair (since the ancient Hebrews considered long hair to be detestable).

1 Corinthians 11:14 ESV
Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him
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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 03:35 PM
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He's taking a little too long if you ask me. He could've come before the world wars killed millions or even before the Crusades. Is he waiting for us to kill each other off before coming back? It'll be too late by then.
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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 04:22 PM
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I wasn't aware that ruffled dark hair had to be long.

My husband currently has ruffled dark hair and it isn't long.

Robert Downey Jr. has ruffled dark hair and it isn't long.


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posted on May, 15 2015 @ 05:54 PM
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a reply to: ArnoldNonymous

Watching the video, I don't believe he's making this up. He seems very honest about his experience. Why not? The doctors were ready to pronounce him dead. They can't explain his recovery.



posted on May, 15 2015 @ 11:34 PM
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a reply to: ArnoldNonymous

It's human nature to "scoff and mock" the dumb kids in the class. I wouldn't look at it as atheists vs religious folk.



posted on May, 16 2015 @ 04:23 AM
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Very cool. I'm glad that what he was shown meshed with his beliefs, as well. A rose by any other name and all that jazz.

My favorite part was when the bearded person didn't show him hell filled with dead rock stars and socialists. I also like how he didn't warn him of ultimate destruction being rained down because of the gay folks. That part was awesome.

Seriously, though, I hope this kid goes out and does some amazing stuff.



posted on May, 16 2015 @ 04:28 AM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: ArnoldNonymous

Well I don't know what he saw, but it certainly wasn't Jesus. Maybe the European whitewashed version of Jesus, but Jesus was a middle easterner who at the VERY LEAST had short hair (since the ancient Hebrews considered long hair to be detestable).

1 Corinthians 11:14 ESV
Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him


And we all know what a good, law-abiding Jewish person Jesus was, don't we?


It actually wouldn't surprise me if he had long hair given his penchant for pissing off the religious establishment at the time. Maybe even tied it back with bacon strips and mixed linen fibers. The guy was a bit of a rebel.




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