An unidentified man was reportedly stopped by a "miracle" from God when he recently tried to stab a priest in the Pentecostal IPUC Bosa church in Bogota, Colombia (video below).
In the video, the would-be attacker jumps out of his front-row seat, brandishes a knife and approaches the priest, Pedro Pablo Martin, who repeatedly yells in Spanish, "There is power in the name of Jesus!"
The man wanders around for a few seconds before finally collapsing on the floor and going into convulsions.
Churchgoers surround him, and take the weapon away, while the priest continues his chant.
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An unidentified witness called the incident a “miracle."
The church placed surveillance video of the incident on YouTube on Jan. 18, prompting some to question if it was a staged event, notes Fox News.
During a radio interview, Martin recalled that the mystery assailant revealed his murder plan earlier: “He told me, ‘I’m here to kill you’ before he attempted to attack me and I told him to calm down, sit down and listen to the rest of my sermon because I didn’t really take him seriously."
“I only realized how serious it was when I saw him come at me with the knife," Martin added. “I know we’ve been accused of faking all this, but it’s just not true.”
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Martin went on to say the police searched the man, but freed him because church officials wouldn't press charges.