Pastor John Grey mentioned throughout a latest church sermon that he’s not the identical after surviving a terrifying saddle pulmonary embolism.
In accordance with The Christian Submit, the 49-year-old pastor returned to his church in Greenville, South Carolina with a sworn statement. This previous Sunday, August 14, the congregation of Relentless Church lit up with pleasure, reward, and dance worship to welcome Grey again.
“It’s been shut to 2 months since I’ve stood right here. … And I’m not the identical; which was the aim of the season,” Grey started his sermon, per the outlet. He typically belted out in track and worship.
Grey had been positioned within the CCU struggling with life-threatening blood clots in his pulmonary artery and lungs, in keeping with his spouse Aventer Grey. The mom of two introduced that he was launched from the hospital in late July. She made an Instagram submit exhibiting the empty hospital mattress of her husband, BLACK ENTERPRISE beforehand reported.
The picture was accompanied by a triumphant message from the recovering pastor, saying partially:
“Due to God, this mattress is now a sworn statement. As I wave goodbye to this mattress, I say GOD THANK YOU FOR SAVING AND SPARING MY LIFE!”
Whereas within the hospital, Grey shared together with his emotional congregation that he had gained a brand new perspective on life and his relationship with God, in keeping with Greenville Information.
“My objectives have turn out to be very small,” he mentioned. “Love God. Love my spouse. Love my children. Serve this church.”
Aventer, who has needed to be the bearer of excellent and unhealthy information, shared a phrase with the congregation throughout her welcome on Sunday.
“Wherever you might be in your life and you are feeling prefer it’s over, I would like you to know, it’s not,” she mentioned, per the native information outlet.
Attributable to his well being, Grey is taking motion in prioritizing his and his household’s wellbeing. He’ll not be flying from Atlanta to North Carolina to evangelise an 11:30am sermon, and has as a substitute determined to chop his lengthy hours.
“I really feel settled in my soul,” he advised the church. “I do know that heaven is an actual place. It’s one factor to have a theoretical assemble of what you consider; it’s one other to have a robust inside compass that claims it’s actual; it’s one other to see it with your personal consciousness, your personal eyes. It solidifies, for me, that what I’ve given my life to is the true factor.”