He is a godly brother, whom I have had the privilege of becoming friends with during the four years since I first published this article. He has been to my home and eaten dinner with us at our table. I have always known him to be meek and humble, displaying the fruit of the Spirit. A godly sister in Christ I knew, named sister Claire Andoun Atongo, who is now with the Lord in glory, also knew brother Michael. When I first heard his testimony, I asked her about him. She said, "He is not quick to speak. Any time I would ask him a question, he would say, 'Let's pray first.' And then he would give her the answer. He was teaching us that we need to be very humble. He told us, 'Be careful not to let pride enter.' He did not want people to praise him. He loves God so much. He's very disciplined."
He saw the Lord Jesus and two angels appear to him and he was taken to heaven. He says: "I saw also the holiness of heaven. Heaven is too holy to accommodate sinners. Nothing impure and that is defiled can enter into heaven."
The Throne of God
In his book, he states: " While walking on the street of gold along with the angels, in a moment of time, the angels led me to where Jesus was sitting. He was sitting on the throne. No tongue can describe how the throne looked like. The floor of it was built with precious stones. The throne was high and lifted up. The ray of light coming out of the throne was brighter than the sun shining in its full brightness. When I arrived at the throne I bowed down along with the two angels and worshipped the Lord Jesus Christ. I tried to look into the throne but could not because of its brightness."
The True Situation of the Church
The Lord showed him the true situation of the Church on earth. He saw a large auditorium where people seemed to be praising God in Spirit and in Truth. But the Lord allowed him to see that they were in chains with irons around their necks, and heavy burdens of sin on their necks. Their worship was not acceptable to the Lord.
Jesus said, "This is the situation of the church which I am supposed to present pure and holy to My Father. My own church has become a place of bondage. A lot of atrocities and wickedness are being done in the church. Ministers of the gospel are committing outright sins and are offering strange fire before My holy mountain, like the sons of Aaron who offered strange fire before Me. It is high time that judgment would begin in the house of the Lord."
Brother Mike saw few saints actually making along the narrow road into heaven, but saw multitudes on their way to hell. He saw professing Christians being turned away by Jesus at the beautiful gates of heaven, because they had stained their white robes by compromising with the world. He said, "Many pastors are in hell. Many ministers of the gospel are in hell. Atheists and various categories of people are in hell."
Jesus continued, "The church has become a place of pleasure where all sorts of wickedness are being practiced. Ladies seduce men through their immoral dressing. I cannot behold this wickedness going on in the church. Ministers of the gospel are not left out. The church has become a place of seduction. People go from church to hell."
The Lord said, "Believers are living in this life as if they are of the world. But they are not of the world. They are supposed to live separate from the world.
Holiness, Righteousness and Truth
At 00:40 (40 minutes) in this video, he speaks about women using makeup, wearing trousers, getting perms in the hair, body piercing, bleaching, etc. He even saw a woman in hell, who had been a member of a Pentecostal church, who now vowed not to forgive her pastor. He said:
"When we arrived to hell, a young lady saw me afar off and shouted, 'Oh, have you come to help me out of this place?' I could not respond to her question. Then she began to tell me the story of her life. She said, 'I was a member of a Pentecostal Church. My pastor told me that wearing trousers, as a lady, was not a sin against God. He also said perming or jerry curling my hair, bleaching my skin, using lipsticks, plaiting my hair with attachments, were never sins against God. But the very day I arrived here I discovered that my pastor had deceived me. Can I ever forgive this man? Now it is too late for me. Can I ever leave this place?' While she talked, hell roared and she was swallowed up by its waves and tides. I did not see her again. She said these things she indulged herself in prevented her from truly serving God and have condemned her to hell; Genesis 35:1-5; Jeremiah 4:30; Proverbs 7:10; Romans 1:21-26; 1Peter 3:3-5."
"The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God." Deuteronomy 22:5
"In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works." 1 Timothy 2:9, 10
These Scriptures and brother Mike's testimony contain some very radical, counter-cultural statements that you may not agree with. But whether you agree with them or not, that does not change the fact that they are true. Other people besides brother Mike have also testified that the Lord has shown them the same thing, as I have written in my article, Godly Attire and Adornment, such as James Agboola, Adelaida de Carrillo, Margaret O. Amure, a sister named Olga from Russia, Claire Andoun Atongo, Ayodele Sawyerr, Samuel Oghenetega, Ezekiel Moses, and Michael Shigaba. I have also written other articles on this topic like Garments of Godliness and Carrying Your Cross or Cross Dressing?
I am simply reporting this information, but it is up to each individual to pray about this and discern for yourself whether or not it is from God. In my opinion, their revelations seem completely authentic and consistent with the Word.
Jesus said to brother Mike, “Tell man that if any man wants to see Me, he must walk in truth, righteousness, and holiness. That is the only standard for heaven. Tell man I still love him. Tell man My standard is high. Tell man mercy is only attainable in the world.”
“Tell man if they should compare the suffering of everybody and put it on an individual, it cannot be compared to what that person would pass through in this fire in 24 hours.”
The Lord said to him, "I am commissioning you to go back into the world to tell them of My everlasting love for man. Tell man I love him with an everlasting love. Tell him to repent and turn to Me. Preach Christ the crucified. Preach Truth, Righteousness and Holiness; because that is the only way that can bring man to heaven. Preach holiness as if no one has ever preached it in the world."
Please take time to prayerfully watch brother Mike's testimony, and use the Testimony Review Process adopted by this blog, as you decide for yourself whether the Lord has spoken to him. He is not personally connected with this site. For more information on our position, please see Disclaimers.
I highly recommend reading the article about his Angelic Escape from Terrorist Assassins. This is a testimony of what happened to him in October 2013. I also recommend my Interview with Michael Thomas Sambo on March 4, 2015 on the Preparing the Way Radio program. You can also read brother Michael's personal testimony of heaven and hell in his book available here online.
Author's note: I encourage you to read Carrying Your Cross or Cross Dressing?, Seven Reasons to Believe the Seven Divine Revelations, and An Open Mind that Loves the Truth. You can access the Eternal Destinations Main Directory, or my complete blog directory at "Writing for the Master." Now I'd like to ask a very important question.
Do You Want to Know Him?
If you want to know Jesus personally, you can. It all begins when you repent and believe in Jesus. Do you know what God's Word, the Bible says?
“Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.’” (Mar 1:14b-15). He preached that we must repent and believe.
Please see my explanation of this in my post called "Do You Want to Know Jesus?"
Len Lacroix is the founder of Doulos Missions International. He was based in Eastern Europe for four years, making disciples, as well as helping leaders to be more effective at making disciples who multiply, developing leaders who multiply, with the ultimate goal of planting churches that multiply. His ministry is now based in the United States with the same goal of helping fulfill the Great Commission. www.dmiworld.org.