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The Boy Who Met Jesus

Segatashya Emmanuel of Kibeho

Published by Hay House .

About the Book

It's the greatest story never told: that of a boy who met Jesus and dared to ask Him all the questions that have consumed mankind since the dawn of time. His name was Segatashya. He was a shepherd born into a penniless and illiterate pagan family in the most remote region of Rwanda. He never attended school, never saw a bible, and never set foot in a church. Then one summer day in 1982 while the 15-year-old was resting beneath a shade tree, Jesus Christ paid him a visit. Jesus asked the startled young man if he'd be willing to go on a mission to remind mankind how to live a life that leads to heaven. Segatashya accepted the assignment on one condition: that Jesus answer all his questions-and all the questions of those he met on his travels-about faith, religion, the purpose of life, and the nature of heaven and hell. Jesus agreed to the boy's terms, and Segatashya set off on what would become one of the most miraculous journeys in modern history. Although he was often accused of being a charlatan and beaten as a result, Segatashya's innocent heart and powerful spiritual wisdom quickly won over even the most cynical of critics. Soon, this teenage boy who had never learned to read or write was discussing theology with leading biblical scholars and advising pastors and priests of all denominations. He became so famous in Rwanda that the Catholic Church investigated his story. The doctors and psychiatrists who examined Segatashya all agreed that they were witnessing a miracle. His words and simple truths converted thousands of hearts and souls wherever he went. Before his death during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Segatashya continued his travels and conversations with Jesus for eight years, asking Him what we all want to know: Why were we created? Why must we suffer? Why do bad things happen to good people? When will the world end? Is there life after death? How do we get to Heaven? The answers to these and many other momentous, life-changing questions are revealed in this riveting book, which is the first full account of Segatashya's remarkable life story. Written with grace, passion, and loving humor by Immaculee Ilibagiza, Segatashya's close friend and a survivor of the Rwandan holocaust herself, this truly inspirational work is certain to move you in profound ways. No matter what your faith or religious beliefs, Segatashya's words will bring you comfort and joy, and prepare your heart for this life and for life everlasting.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Voice in the Darkness
Chapter 2: Discovering Segatashya
Chapter 3: The Visionaries of Kibeho
Chapter 4: Child, Son, Brother, and Fledgling Visionary
Chapter 5: Searching for Segatashya
Chapter 6: The Good Doctor and the End of Days
Chapter 7: The End of the World, As Told to Jesus
Chapter 8: Mystical Journeys and the Loving Arms of Mary
Chapter 9: Leaving Home, the Godfather, and on the Road to Burundi
Chapter 10: Mission to the Congo
Epilogue: Face-to-Face with Segatashya
Acknowledgements
About the Authors

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Number of pages 248
Dimensions 8.3 x 5.3 x 0.8 inches
Weight 7.2 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library OL26210242M
ISBN 13 978-1401935825
LC Control Number 2011032851

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