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Kaka

I need Jesus every day of my life. Jesus tells me in the Bible that without Him I cant do anything. I have the gift and capacity today to play soccer because God gave it to me.

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Ivona Škvorcová

I noticed a little lump on my neck and it changed my plans and my life. We will have to remove it, exclaimed my doctor. It is just a simple operation… I spent three days in the hospital and I waited three weeks for biopsy results. I wasn’t worried at all. I was a 22-year old university student, full of energy and vitality. I didn’t expect it could be something serious. On 22 February 2006 the doctor told me: “It is positive“. I didn’t even understand what it means. Everybody in my family was shocked – I had CANCER. I was confused. I had lots of questions and fears.

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Augustín Ugróczy

Hi everybody, whoever you are and wherever you are – YOU ARE DISCIPLES. That’s the way I call my boys and invite them at our regular PAJTA meetings.

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James Manjackal

He prayed: "Father in Heaven, send your Son Jesus now to this priest suffering from kidney T.B., kidney stones and infections and restore him complete health of body and soul". Then I thought in my mind that he might have seen the hospital chart where my sicknesses were reported!

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Róbert Slamka

I am 52 years old and I am a lawyer. I have a beautiful beloved wife, Helena, and 5 beautiful children, Róbert, Jakub, Andrej, Annamária-Rút, and Lukáš.

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Mudr. Silvester Krčméry CSc.

If I have to be punished for what I did – i.e. for the goodness, truth, and Christ – I wouldn’t choose the smallest punishment, but the most terrible one; I would be so happy if I could die for Christ, although I know that I am not worthy of such a great grace.

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MUDr. Emília Vlčková

I healed my daughter who had bronchitis, after antibiotics showed no effect. I had a wart and it disappeared on the following day after I had used my homoeopathic drugs.

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Vlado Žák

I knew about God, but I didn't know Him. I saw God only as a strict judge. One of the predominant feelings when I thought about God was a sort of fear. Today, I know I was completely wrong.

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Dominik Dobrovodský

Yes, bones were my life issue. I was born with a fracture. Since then I had several fractures during all my childhood, every time I fell down. I spent a lot of time in hospitals. I suffered a lot. But I also saw other people suffering. It was for me great life experience, great learning experience. During this experience I understood that God is always with me and He never abandons me. This attitude of praise became (and it is continuously becoming) my expression of love towards God.

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Nick Vujicic

I am thankful to have been born 31 years ago with no arms and no legs. I won’t pretend my life is easy, but through the love of my parents, loved ones, and faith in God, I have overcome my adversity and my life is now filled with joy and purpose.

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Jozef Demjan

When I was a child I was sexually abused by an older boy. We lived in poverty. I experienced occult practices, depression, homosexuality, and suicide attempts. Only faith in Jesus Christ brought light to my life.

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Marek Nikolov

The aim of the “Jesus Heals” prayer gatherings is experiencing the fact that God is Love. He is Love that wants to give itself to other people. God wants to show us His mercy even through healing, signs, wonders, and miracles.

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Rick Warren

People ask me: What is the purpose of life? And I respond: In a nutshell, life is preparation for eternity. We were made to last forever, and God wants us to be with Him in Heaven.

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Renáta Ocilková

During chemotherapy I lost my menstrual cycle. After about half-a-year I asked my gynaecologist – oncologist about that. I was afraid I was going to badly react to his answer. He told me:
“It’s normal. Your menstrual cycles will never return.”

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Anton Srholec

Faith and love for Jesus and for his cause filled all my heart and I was ready to offer my life for this.

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Denis Blaho

I started to do fortune-telling and I said things that resulted to be truthful. I used to predict things that really happened in near future. Sometimes I read people’s thoughts. I disdained Christian religion. I had a bad opinion about believers and acquaintances who were not profound believers.

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Bohuš Živčák

Despite persecution during the Communist era (or actually because of Communist persecution) my search of God became a continuous adventure. Pilgrimage and travelling rather than studying. When I studied at high school God came dramatically closer to me.

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Veronika Barátová

I always have wonderful memories of my return to God; still today they are pretty important. Everything happened during my university studies at times of normalizing Communism.

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Oto Mádr

This epoch is not easy at all for Christians; but for big-format Christians it is a great and marvelous epoch. “If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you.“ In such glorious moments the Church sings to the Lord a heroic song of love and faithfulness. It is a privilege and a gift: to live just now, to love, and to fight.

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Lucia Tužinská

My core problem was – how can I trust God again?! How can I understand Him? What has happened? What we believed in before suddenly became not valid. We needed to reevaluate our faith from the foundation.

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Martin Hunčár

My conversion does not fall under the category “extraordinary”. I know you would like to hear about the miraculous conversion of a former drug-addicted or alcohol-addicted. I was neither drug-addicted nor alcohol-addicted. Maybe this is the reason why my conversion was even more miraculous.

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Dan Baumann

The beatings would start and they would be slapping in the face, hitting in the stomach, sometimes kicking. “I struggled with faith, ‘Was God with me? Did He love me? If God is good why would He allow me to go through this situation?

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Dária Miezgová

But I was also interested very much in the communist ideals as in something that surpassed the ordinary life. So I became a member of a communist party – because I was convinced and I wanted it. And in spite of the fact I went to church and believed in God. I did not feel it as a contradiction

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Matúš Demko

Then I directly felt that God is a living being, close to us. Back then, God, our Lord, clearly and expressly intervened into my life. He completely changed it. I became another person.

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Richard Vašečka

My grandfather from my mother’s side had a great influence on my life. Besides that he loved me very much and spent much time with me, he became my ideal and inspiration in a faith, but also in a male character.

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Branislav Škripek

I was born and brought up as an atheist and I can confirm that I had never been told me anything about God during my first 20 years of life. It was something that was an unknown concept for me.

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Sasa Patalakh

Drugs, sex, Ukrainian mafia, and prison…
“…the story of a young man from Ukraine freed by God…”

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Ondrej Tarana OFM cap.

I was indeed horrified that I don’t know God and His Love although I was ministering in the church.

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Dominic McDermott

Hearing from God through dreams. Biblical basis, Why God would use dreams, The process ...

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Štefan Esztergályos

I got more and more entangled in different occult practices. I applied myself to astrology, healing (reiki) and I practiced martial arts. Instead of prayer I meditated in solitude, which pulled me many times away from the life’s reality.

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Geoff and Gina Poulter

We had decided with a great sadness that we had to go where we were being fed and leave the Catholic Church. Just as we were about to make this public statement Geoff had an open vision which simultaneously was confirmed to Gina through a word from the Lord.

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P. Raniero Cantalamessa, ofmcap

Something of the kind must happen once in our lives for us to be true, convinced Christians, and overjoyed to be so.

Story - Branislav Škripek

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Father of two children, evangelist and translator.
Member of European parliament www.branislavskripek.sk

My name is Brano and I´m 39. I have been touched by God in a very extraordinary way; and I converted when I was 20.

I was born and brought up as an atheist and I can confirm that I had never been told me anything about God during my first 20 years of life. It was something that was an unknown concept for me. We used to live in a small town in Slovakia and our parents tried their best to provide everything we needed and I can say that we were nicely dressed, never starved and attended the school regularly.

However, I have to confess that the marriage of my parents was in some way miserable and I experienced a permanent feeling of unhappiness, a kind of loneliness, having just a few friends and later, when I was 14 and started my teenagers years, they divorced. Their divorce shocked me a great deal though at that time I was not aware of it. Anyway, when starting the secondary school in Bratislava my life started to be disordered with many inner difficulties. I was searching for some identity, also for something pure and good.

I could not find it around me, I could just see the two-faced nature of many friends. I did not like going to the school. After some time I became a member of a punk gang where the meaning of life was sought in a good music and some mind of philosophy brought about by this movement. I have to say that there was a kind of a community created offering some close friendships; and we also felt that we belonged to something. Punk had a meaning for us and it felt very good.

So this is how I spent couple of years. It was quite a problem for me to attend the school and I repeat, I experienced desolateness, something very heavy inside me. I had no perspective. I would soon become 18, completed education and started to work. My life was grey and without any hope.

It meant to go to work, be with other co-workers, then go from work, and then drinking in a dive or going to a concert with friends. It was a just a circle.

I was called up for military service when I was 18 and everything I knew there was just a big disappointment, mainly pointlessness of me being there; I was angry to the political system and the social pretence.

Vissi giornate di particolare euforia, gioia piena. Andavo a dormire col pensiero rassicurante che Dio esiste e che questo è qualcosa di stupendo. Mi svegliavo col sorriso: è la risposta a tutto. Qualcuno già cominciava a pensare che ero impazzito, o per lo meno esaurito. Io sapevo ciò che cercavo. Cominciai ad avvicinarmi sempre di più a persone provenienti da paesini, quelli che fin da piccoli erano stati educati secondo la religione e andavano in chiesa. Chiedevo loro di Dio, della chiesa, di qualsiasi cosa. Ogni informazione era importante, ma quanti scherni mi toccò subire. Mi dicevano: "Svegliati, riprenditi, tra un po' la naia finisce..."

NAnd then something unusual happened to me. It was an ordinary, pleasant afternoon in June 1990, during the lunch break, I was going out, walking next to a building. Suddenly something happened, something so strong that I stopped and looked around. I was surrounded by something amazing. I did not know what it was, but it was there. I did not see anything, but I could say that I perceived it. I perceived that something was all around me, that was good and I could describe it as something very warm, hugging me. I could say that it was very light and yet I did not see anything. However, I just knew that this great something was penetrating everything around me: buildings next to me, training pitch nearby, our car park, all the trees, all the air, everything that exists even me. I was penetrated by this great being. And deep inside me there was an extraordinary joy, peace that started overflowing me. The whole experience finished after some while but I had a clear mind with one single fact which resonated as a very clear idea, as a very clear word in me though I had not heard anybody speaking, but it was all in me - GOD DOES EXIST. I was a convinced atheist and I had never encountered anything like this. Nobody stood by me, nobody tried to persuade me. And all of sudden I knew that I had just encounter the presence of God. He was not an idea somewhere far from me or just a picture in my mind; it was a reality what had happened and immediately I knew that this reality was everywhere. It was incredibly beautiful and tremendously good experience, embracing and giving meaning. And all of sudden I knew that this is the meaning of everything, that GOD DOES EXIST.

Since that moment I had experienced next couple of days as days of some special euphoria or joy. I used to go to sleep knowing that it is good that God EXISTS and I used to wake up in the morning with smile saying to myself: he is the answer to everything. Others started to think that I have become nuts in some way. However, I knew what I was looking for and started to ask those whom I knew that had been brought up in the villages or have come from villages and I knew that they attended church that they had been brought up in that way. So I was asking them about God, church, anything that could give me more information and I encountered a big mockery. I was recommended to wake up and to realize that soon I will be back into the civil life and so on. Eventually, after a few days I understood that they did not know what I was asking for and that something strange was always within me. First of all, I experienced the deepest ever inner peace. I was aware of that peace. I realised that "something" that touched me before was a concrete, personal God. Later on, I became frustrated from my permanent search and so I came to the local parish office and knocked on the door. It was in a small Bohemian town west from Prague. So I knocked on the door and the local priest was a real man of prayer who had known God personally, he spent some time with me and talked a lot about God with me.

Though it was still a long process after that - to accept it rationally, to understand the arguments and accept them - I really knew and perceived that God was leading me and talking to me.

So after some time I returned back to the civilian life and moved back to Bratislava. I knew clearly that I did not want and could not see the old friends and that I wanted to keep my new life. I learnt to pray, I learnt to hear God and I discovered the Word of God - the Bible. I started to read it just to find out that it was a living book addressing many areas of life and that it offers very clear guidance for me. All of sudden I have found out that the my life is full of something beautiful. No more was I hungry for something that would fill up my life. God has been in my life and started to give me everything good what I could have only imagined. So I could see that it was Him who was putting all those things into my life. I met some other good priests later on who have become spiritual guides on my journey.

One of the priests actually brought me to a small group of Christians who used to meet regularly to pray together, to share the word of God, to learn how to live their faith and to encourage each other; and later, when I already belonged to that group we often went to see other people – either we went for a trip with other people, or we met other people on the streets and talked about our God to them. Wherever we were we spoke about our experience with God and what He gives to us. I can really say that this community of people, with whom I use to meet until now, has caused a totally new form of life for me and I have experienced something very beautiful, a great blessing. I am so happy that I can know God and I want to share this experience with people. It is not easy to live an active and disciplined life of a Christian, but it is tremendously rewarding to see the fruit of it brought for yourself and for people around you.


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