A Zimbabwean church leader, Bishop Susan Ziki Dube, has claimed she
died, went to heaven and was allowed to return to Earth to spread the
word of God and perform miracles.
founder of the Holy Baptist Apostolic Church of Christ in Africa shared
her experience, describing the moment she died on a hospital bed and
how her soul travelled up to the ‘holy gates’ and entered a place called
the ‘Third Heaven.’
Dube said her spirit was welcomed into
heaven, but then she was sent back to spread the word of Christ and help
those in need, Zim News is reporting.
The Bishop was quoted as
saying, “What made me start my church is the fact that I died at one
point while I was in hospital. Before then I had already started praying
for people at the age of 19 in my rural home of Masvingo in Zimbabwe.
“As I was told, while nurses waited for the doctor to come to find out what had happened to me, I saw myself going into Heaven.
I entered each of these layers of Heaven, I would see angels and they
would tell me to proceed, but when I reached the Third Heaven, I was met
by an angel who told me to go back to life, start a church, preach and
“People were bemused when I woke up because the ward
was for critically ill people. But I woke up, and started walking around
the ward seeing other patients. I even spent three days speaking only
“I now help people from as far as Britain, Switzerland, Nigeria and Germany.
they phone, I pray with them. When a person wants a job, even if they
are in Dubai, I pray with them while they fill out their application
forms, or if it’s online, they touch the screen of the computer.
“Those who need citizenship or work permits, I also do the same. Eventually they phone back when they have realized results.
“I have a strict way of performing the miracles because as the angel instructed, we use the Bible.
healing I use sea salt, holy oil, holy water, fish oil or milk if there
is a problem which requires such a method. But we don’t use stones. Our
emphasis is also to teach people to have faith and pray. I converse
with the angel through visions, or I hear a voice, or I just get a
revelation during an ordinary discussion.”