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Bruce Van Natta: Saved by Angels

He was pinned under a massive logging truck. Bruce was certain he would die until the miraculous happened. Read Transcript


BRUCE VAN NATTA LOVED TRUCKS

AND HIS JOB AS A SELF-EMPLOYED

DEISEL MECHANIC HELPED HIM LIVE

OUT HIS POWER TRUCK DREAMS AND

PROVIDE FOR HIS WIFE AND FOUR

CHILDREN.

HE NEVER GAVE A SECOND THOUGHT

TO THE DANGERS OF WORKING ON

ENGINES THAT WEIGHED THOUSANDS

OF POUNDS UNTIL NOVEMBER 16th,

2006.

I WAS WORKING ON A PETER

BUILT LOGGING TRUCK AN HOUR

FROM OUR HOME.

THE GUY I WAS WORKING WITH, THE

DRIVER OF THE TRUCK ASKED ME IF

I WOULD LOOK AND TRY AND

DIAGNOSE ONE MORE LEAK BEFORE I

LEFT.

SO IF YOU CAN PICTURE ONE OF

THESE BIG TRUCKS, THE FRONT

BUMPER IS HERE.

I SLIPPED UNDERNEATH THE BUMPER

FEET FIRST.

HE HAD THE FRONT AXLE JACKED UP

IN THE AIR AND THE PASSENGER

SIDE WHEEL REMOVED.

THE AXLE IS GOING ACROSS MY

CHEST AT THIS POINT.

JUST AS BRUCE SLIPPED UNDER

THE TRUCK, THE 20 TON CAPACITY

JACK HOLDING UP THE TRUCK SHOT

OUT FROM ITS POSITION.

THIS 10,000, 12,000 POUNDS

OF WEIGHT THAT IS ON THESE TWO

FRONT WHEELS ON THIS AXLE CAME

ACROSS MY MID SECTION AND

CRUSHED ME IN HALF.

BLOOD SPLATTERED IN MY THROAT

WHEN IT FELL.

THERE WAS LESS THAN AN-INCH OF

AIRSPACE BETWEEN THE BOTTOM OF

THE AXLE AND THE CEMENT.

I KNEW I WAS THINNER -- MY BODY

WAS THINNER THAN AN INCH.

THE MAN JACKED UP THE TRUCK OFF

ME.

HE DIDN'T WANT TO BECAUSE I HAD

A BROKEN BACK.

THE VERTEBRAE IN MY BACK WERE

CRACKED.

THE WIDTH OF THE AXLE.

IT WAS THE MOST INCREDIBLE PAIN

YOU CAN THINK OF.

I'VE NEVER FELT ANY KIND OF

PAIN LIKE THAT.

THE NEXT THING I CALLED OUT

LORD, HELP ME.

I CALLED OUT TWICE, LORD, HELP

ME.

INSTANTLY ALL THE PAIN LEFT

BRUCE'S BODY.

AT THAT POINT I WENT

UNCONSCIOUS.

MY SPIRIT LEFT MY BODY.

FLOATED UP INTO THE CEILING AND

NOW MY "SPIRIT FORMED" IT IS

LOOKING ON THE ACCIDENT SCENE

FROM ABOVE.

I CAN HEAR THE MAN TALKING

SAYING THINGS LIKE I'M SORRY,

I'M SORRY.

BUT ON EACH SIDE OF HIM ALSO ON

THEIR KNEES WAS A HUGE ANGEL.

THEIR HEADS STUCK UP AT LEAST

THIS MUCH TALLER THAN HIS HEAD.

THEY WOULD HAVE HAD TO HAVE

BEEN EIGHT FEET TALL.

THEY DIDN'T HAVE WINGS.

THEY WERE JUST VERY BROAD

SHOULDERS, AGAIN BETWEEN THE

TWO ANGELS AND HIM IT TOOK UP

THE WHOLE FRONT OF HIS TRUCK.

THERE WAS A BRIGHT LIGHT

SHINING AROUND EACH ONE OF THEM.

THEY WERE MATCHING BOOKENDS.

THEY LOOKED IDENTICAL.

THEY JUST HAD THEIR ARMS

UNDERNEATH THE TRUCK, NOT

HOLDING THE TRUCK UP BUT HAD

THEIR ARMS ANGLED IN TOWARDS MY

BODY.

THERE WAS NO PAIN.

IN FACT, JUST PEACE AND I CAN'T

EVEN DESCRIBE -- WORDS CAN'T

DESCRIBE THE PEACE THAT I FELT

IN THE CEILING.

BRUCE KNEW HE HAD A SERIOUS

CHOICE TO MAKE.

I WAS DEFINITELY ON THE

VERGE OF LIFE AND DEATH.

THERE WERE TWO VOICES, THOUGHTS

IN MAY HEAD.

ONE WAS SHUT YOUR EYES AND

GIVE UP AND DIE, YOU'LL GO TO

HEAVEN.

ANOTHER VOICE IN MY HEAD, A

WHISPER, IF YOU WANT TO LIVE

YOU'LL HAVE TO FIGHT AND IT

WILL BE A HARD FIGHT.

NEXT THING I KNEW MY SPIRIT

WENT BACK INTO MY BODY LIKE

THAT JUST LIKE A SHOT.

BRUCE WAS CONSCIOUS AS HE

WAS FLOWN ON A LIFE FLIGHT TO

THE HOSPITAL.

DOCTORS THERE DOUBTED HE WOULD

EVEN SURVIVE THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

HIS RIBS WERE BROKEN, PANCREAS

AND SPLEEN CRUSHED AND SEVERAL

MAJOR ARTERIES WERE SEVERED.

FIVE PLACES THAT MAJOR

ARTERIES WERE COMPLETELY

SEVERED.

I FOUND OUT T FROM DOCTORS THAT

THERE WAS A MEDICAL STUDY DONE

IN 2001.

ACCORDING TO THAT STUDY BY THE

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN

CALIFORNIA YOU USED MY CASE AND

COMPARED IT AGAINST THE STUDY

AND THEY CAN'T FIND ANYONE ELSE

IN THE WORLD THAT HAS EVER

LIVED WITH FIVE MAJOR ARTERIES

SEVERED.

I SHOULD HAVE BLED TO DEATH IN

A FEW MINUTES.

THE ANGELS WERE THERE TO

SOMEHOW HOLD ME TOGETHER.

HE STAYED IN THE HOSPITAL

FOR OVER TWO MONTHS AND

SURVIVED FIVE MAJOR SURGERIES

YET HE HAD OVERWHELMING OB

STACK ELSE TO OVERCOME.

75% OF HIS SMALL INTESTINES

WERE CRUSHED AND HAS TO BE

REMOVED.

SOMEBODY CAME IN AND TOLD US

THEY DIDN'T EXPECT ME TO LIVE

MUCH MORE THAN A YEAR.

I'LL STARVE TO DEATH.

I WAS LOSING WEIGHT RAPIDLY AND

FEEDING ME INTRAVENOUSLY.

HIS ONCE 180 POUND FRAME

DROPPED TO 126 POUNDS.

HIS FAMILY WAS PRAYING AND

COMMUNITY RALLIED AROUND HIM.

BRUCE RECEIVED A VISITOR IN HIS

HOSPITAL ONE DAY.

THE MAN WORK UP A MAN IN NEW

YORK, SOMEONE I MET ON VACATION.

HE PRAYED FOR ME IN THE

HOSPITAL.

PUT HIS PALM ON MY FOREHEAD AND

WHEN HE PRAYED HE PRAYED THE

WAY JESUS TAUGHT US TO PRAY AND

SPOKE TO THE MOUNTAIN, MY

INTESTINE.

SMALL INTESTINE I COMMAND YOU

TO GROW BACK IN LENGTH.

WHEN HE DID IT FELT LIKE 220

VOLTS CAME OUT OF HIS PALM INTO

MY FOREHEAD AND I COULD FEEL MY

INTESTINES MOVING AROUND AND

GOING UP AND DOWN.

AFTER A LONG NINE MONTHS OF

SURGERIES AN HOSPITAL STAYS,

BRUCE WAS ABLE TO FEED HIMSELF

AND GAINED WEIGHT UP TO 170

POUNDS.

WHEN HE RETURNED FOR TESTING

RADIOLOGY REPORTS AND DOCTORS

CONFIRMED THAT HE HAD ALMOST

NINE FEET OF SMALL INTESTINES.

THEY HAD DOUBLED IN LENGTH.

WHEN THEY TEST ME THEY SAY

THE INTESTINES THE LORD GAVE ME

BACK WORK TWICE AS GOOD AS

NORMAL.

HE GAVE ME SEVERAL FEET BACK.

HALF AS MUCH THEY ABSORB THE

VITAMINS, MINERALS AND

NUTRIENTS I NEED INTO MY BODY

NORMALLY.

OVER AND OVER THE LORD KEPT

CONFOUNDING THE DOCTORS FROM

THE POINT OF THEM SAYING THAT I

SHOULDN'T HAVE LIVED AND BLED

TO DEATH TO MY INTESTINES

MIRACULOUSLY COMING BACK.

MIRACLES WERE HAPPENING.

MY PANCREAS AND SPLEEN

REJUVENATED BY ITSELF.

GOD SHOWED HIMSELF REAL AND

STRONG THAT HE IS THE MIRACLE

WORKER.

TODAY THROUGH THEIR

ORGANIZATION BRUCE AND HIS

FAMILY TRAVEL TOGETHER TO TALK

ABOUT SUPERNATURAL HEALING.

BRUCE HAS ALSO WRITTEN A BOOK

CALLED "SAVED BY ANGELS."

MIRACLE AFTER MIRACLE.

IT'S EXCITING TO SEE WHAT GOD

IS DOING IN PEOPLE'S LIVES

TODAY AND THAT HE IS ALIVE AND

WELL AND HE WANTS TO REACH

PEOPLE AT THEIR POINT OF NEED.

WE HAVE A GOD THAT LOVES US

MORE THAN WE CAN EVER IMAGINE

AND HE POURS OUT HIS LOVE ON US

IN SUCH AN AMAZING WAY THAT IT

IS UNDESCRIBABLE.

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