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Da-dum. Da-dum. Da-dum….dadumdadum!! If you are like most, this woman’s story will send shivers down your spine. You won’t want to “go back in the water” and you most definitely will “need a bigger boat”. That’s right folks, we’re talking JAWS. Thankfully, Tiffany Johnson’s encounter with a shark, which you can see for yourself by watching this video below published by Charisma News, didn’t end like the ones featured in the ultra popular movie.
Tiffany Johnson was on a cruise with her husband last June. They were enjoying a snorkeling outing together. At one point, Tiffany’s husband decided to swim back to the boat due to not feeling well. It was during this time that Tiffany felt a bump. She turned to the side and was face-to-face with a shark, who already had her arm in its mouth. She was helpless to do anything to get away but was trusting God to save her life.
Yes, the shark bit Tiffany’s arm off, and even though the shark let her go, she was bleeding profusely. However, she wasn’t going down without a fight. Medical experts said that Tiffany should have bled out during the 30 minute boat ride to get her help. She credits God with saving her life, giving her the strength to hang on. She says she could feel Him with her through the whole process of the attack and recovery. She claims “the peace of the Lord” surrounded her like a cloud. She has since used her story as tool to tell others about Christ.
The Bible backs up Tiffany’s claim that God can go with us even in trying times. In Deuteronomy 31:6, God’s word says, “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.”