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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 - Milan Hlaváč
Healed from alcohol addition

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Milan is a husband and a father. He works as educator for mentally disabled children

I grew up in a traditional Catholic family. All family members and relatives were Christians. As a little boy I liked to go to church and I believed in the Lord Jesus. I didn’t pay to much attention to older people and I often forgot to tell them “Good morning” or something like that. Once I was leaving the church building and I met a group of older people, let’s say “senior citizens”.

Since I didn’t say hi, one of them called me and explained me that it is important to salute older people. It is an expression of respect towards them. He told me I always have to hail by saying: “Praised be Jesus Christ”. Since that day, I saluted everybody in that way – even schoolmates who were just a couple of years older than me. I did it for whole years. It wasn’t really the most appreciated form of salutation back in those times of rigid Communist regime.

Childhood passed quite fast. I didn’t realise that I was gradually losing my faith in Jesus Christ. When I was 17, my father wanted to explain me something about God. I was angry and I cried: “Shut up! There isn’t any God. God is dead". I became a non-believer and I didn’t even know how. I was probably conditioned by the aforementioned tradition. I didn’t want to be a believer only because I had learnt the Lord’s Prayer and some other prayers.

For further four years I kept being a non-believer. I did bad things and I thought I was a hero. For instance, I got alcohol dependent. I drank and smoked a lot. I was continuously hanging around with my friends during week ends and we just drank all the time. I worked and earned well, but I spent everything to buy alcohol and for my friends.

I lived like an alcohol addicted person and I knew it was not good. Still as a non-believer I started my alcoholism treatment. Unfortunately, I was not consistent. My longing for alcohol was stronger than my inspiration to stop drinking. So my life went on until the day I met the Lord Jesus. It happened in summer 1989. I was with my friends in Nitrianske Rudno and we were fishing. We didn’t catch any fish because we were always drinking.

Fortunately, I liked reading. The Lord knew about it. I bought a book and I liked it so much that I read it without pausing. It was about people who experienced their own death and then survived. For me the main message of that book was: "Did you love your neighbour as yourself?" In that very moment I realised that I had heard those words long time before in a church; and I believed that the person who uttered those words was Jesus Christ himself. And in that very moment I believed in him. Yes, I believed… But it was not easy to put an end to all those bad things that I have already mentioned in this story. It was a long term healing process. The hardest obstacle was alcohol. It was a factor that was also related to my friends. I was not able to get rid of my bad habits and I was still drinking with friends and colleagues.

Now the situation was different. I had severe internal reproaches inside my conscience. I promised God, my family, and all people around me that I would stop drinking. It was not easy. The burden was too hard and much stronger than me.

I really fought a lot. And it was like that until one day when I came back home completely drunk. My father was in the same conditions as me. I don’t remember how, we started to argue. Words soon degenerated in physical fight. It was very bad. I had hit my father with my hands. The following day my dad came to my room. I didn’t remember anything about the night before. He said: “It is half past nine. I give you time until noon. Pack your stuff and go away. You are no longer my son.” I didn’t understand why he said that. I really didn’t remember anything about the night before. Then I suddenly realised what I did. I was so sorry. I understood that it wouldn’t have happened if I were sober.

It was a very important moment in my life. God gave me a chance to get healed from alcohol addiction. Eventually, my father forgave me and allowed me going back home. Since then I was never drunk again. It was 25 years ago.

In my search of God I first entered the Society of the Divine Word. I attended my postulate and novitiate. After novitiate I left the order, because I understood that my Christian road passed elsewhere. Then I met a girl. Unfortunately, after some time she broke up with me, because I did not fulfil her expectations of future husband. I suffered a lot because of this. It was a big cross for me.

Back then I met Tomáš Pružinec in Bratislava. Later on, he became my best friend. He repeatedly invited me to their prayer group. Initially, I didn’t want to join them, but then I decided to give them a chance. It was the beginning of a new journey with the Lord Jesus. They imposed their hands on me and prayed. I received the gift of tongues and I still pray like that today.

I understood that not only the Catholics are good Christians. The Holy Spirit opened my eyes and showed me that the Church is only one and united, the Mystic Body of Christ. We are all serving the same Lord, Jesus Christ (Catholics, Lutherans, Baptists, and members of other Christian denominations), even though manners of worship might be different.

I love the Church in its forms and diversity. My heart longs for the day when all Christians will be unified under the flag of the victorious Christ and they will embrace their brothers and sisters from other communities and denominations. Jesus Christ does not have several brides but only one bride – the Church, one and united. I manifested my love for a unified Church also through my marriage. Indeed, as a Catholic, I got married with a woman from the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession. Our common faith in the Lord Jesus is for both of us a great blessing. A great gift for us is common prayer, moments when we glorify our God together and we give Him thanks for our daughter. She was born in a family with two different Christian traditions but with one only Lord.

When I still lived in Bratislava I started to learn French. I wanted to go to Africa as missionary. Then I improved my French in the Communauté de Chemin Neuf in France and later on also in the L’Arche Community in France and Canada, where I worked as volunteer with mentally ill persons. It was a beautiful and rich experience. Working with mentally ill persons helped me understand the strong presence of our Lord in them. I received great blessings. So did those who cooperated with me in the same service. Jesus said: Whoever shall receive one of such little children in My name, receives Me. Or: The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

After some years my dreams of African missions evaporated. The desire of mission remained in me. Everybody can be a missionary wherever they are. It can be family, friends, workplace, school, sports club, streets, means of transportation.... I know it is not easy. I often face resistance against my actions and opinions. Somebody makes fun of me. Despite everything I am not ashamed of spreading the Gospel. It is for salvation of us all. I don’t let other people dissuade me. The Gospel is life. I would like to see as many people as possible welcoming Jesus and get saved.

Through this story I wish to encourage you all, brothers and sisters. Don’t let other people dissuade you. Announce the message of Jesus who loved us all until the extreme sacrifice and shed his blood for us.


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