I will witness.
Years ago I contemplated the taking of my own life do to what I foresaw as tragedy, as I felt the loss of my home, family, marriage, all of my worldly possessions, lawd yes. Now, years later, I realize our Lord won't take us anywhere that he cannot carry us past. But, in my moment of desperation, and on that threshold of death, Jesus came to me, with His glory, and staved the ill will I'd have for myself. Some will call it an outer-body experience, call it what you may, for in that presence of light, I knew a warmth and love having never felt before. All of my questions were answered and I mean to my soul with benefit of doubt, and I'd never have to question them again. When my soul again joined my humanly existance, I was in total shock, for I had no explanation. I thought this is what it's like to lose your ever lovin mind, but in the days that followed, God sent another angel to me in the clothes of a common man, and he knew things, and I'd soon as leave it at that, but there was no mistake.
Now, many years later, the memory fresh, I still have trouble dealing with it, but I will never fear death again, having been ambraced by that magnificant light and His presence. There's more to tell, and if you'd have me tell it one on one I would surely do so, for I know my God.
I am sure there are men that would not know I could bare this kind of witness, that I drink too much, or I cuss too much, but make no mistake, I will weep at His feet and beg His forgiveness when that time comes, for I am not a hipocrite.
Mark 8:38 Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
RIP Eric B, Biff, and Father Dave