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The 700 Club - May 11, 2012

Former porn star and prostitute Danielle Williams shares about the wake up call that changed her life. Read Transcript


I HATED IT.

Reporter: A STRIPPER

PLANS HER REVENGE ON MEN.

AND I FELT LIKE I HAD THE

UPPER HAND NOW.

Gordon: ON TODAY'S "THE

700 CLUB."

Gordon: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

WE'VE ALL HEARD THE PHRASE,

"THE WAR ON WOMEN," AND

THAT'S BEEN THROWN AROUND

DURING THIS ELECTION YEAR.

BUT ONE GROUP SAYS THERE IS

A REAL WAR ON WOMEN, AND IT

IS HAPPENING IN THE MUSLIM

WORLD.

Terry: THEY SAY SHARI'A

LAW IS HURTING WOMEN

EVERYWHERE.

IT HAS EVEN BEEN CREEPING

INTO THE UNITED STATES, AND

NEED TO FIGHT IT.

IT IS OPPRESSIVE.

IT IS VIOLENT.

IT DOES NOT IDENTIFY WOMEN

AS CITIZENS, AND SOME

JURORISTS IN SHARI'A LAW SAY

IT DOES NOT IDENTIFY WOMEN

AS HUMAN BEINGS.

Reporter: SHARI'A

MANDATES WOMEN HAVE LEGAL

GUARDIANS.

IT ALLOWS HUSBANDS TO

DIVORCE THEIR WIFE AT ANY

TIME WITHOUT REASON.

AND SOME 5,000 MUSLIM WOMEN

DIE AND SO-CALLED HONOR

KILLINGS EVERY YEAR.

THAT'S WHY A VAST COALITION

OF GROUPS REPRESENTED BY

THIS PANEL IS HOPING TO

EDUCATE AMERICA ABOUT WHAT

THEY CALL SHARI'A'S WAR ON

WOMEN.

SHARI'A TAKES AN ENTIRELY

DIFFERENT APPROACH TO

WOMEN'S RIGHTS THAN THE

CONSTITUTION.

Reporter: CYNTHIA FLED

EGYPT, RATHER THAN FACE

SHARI'A LAW.

I'M ALMOST HERE IN

AMERICA ON EXILE FOR

STANDING UP FOR BASIC HUMAN

RIGHTS AND BASIC VALUES

UNDER SHARI'A LAW.

I LIVED UNSHARI'A LAW ALL OF

MY LIFE.

Reporter: WHEN IT COMES

TO MARRIAGE, SHARI'A LAW

TREATS WOMEN AS WORSE THAN

SECOND-CLASS CITIZENS.

WOMEN IN SHARI'A LAW

MARRIAGES CANNOT PURSUE

EDUCATION OR A CAREER.

SOME WOULD GO AS FAR AS

DEFINING THEM AS LIVESTOCK.

Reporter: AND THESE

CRITICS POINT OUT THAT ISLAM

IS FAR MORE THAN JUST A

RELIGION.

THEY SAY ISLAM IS

RELIGION AND STATE.

IT ENCOMPASSES EVERY

ASPECT OF ONE'S LIFE.

Reporter: AND THEY WARN

THAT SHARI'A LAW IS POPPING

UP IN MORE AND MORE AREAS OF

THE U.S.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Gordon: PLEASE TRY TO

GET INFORMED ON WHAT THAT

IS.

I KNOW IN THIS POLITICALLY

CORRECT SOCIETY IT IS NOT

RIGHT TO SAY YOUR IDEAS

ABOUT GOD IS WRONG OR YOUR

IDEAS ABOUT SOCIAL STRUCTURE

ARE WRONG, BUT THAT'S WHAT

SHARI'A IS, WHETHER YOUR

TALKING ABOUT FEMALE

CIRCUMCISION, CHILD BRIDES,

THE WAY THEY'RE LITERALLY

TREATED AS CHATTEL WITHIN

THEIR OWN HOMES.

THEY HAVE NO RIGHT OF

DIVORCE.

ONLY THE MAN HAS THE RIGHT

OF DIVORCE.

WHEN YOU START ADDING ALL

THESE THINGS UP, YOU GO THIS

IS NOT SOMETHING WE WOULD

EVER WANT IN A DEMOCRATIC

FREE SOCIETY.

UNDERSTAND CHRISTIANITY WAS

ONE OF THE GREAT

DECLARATIONS OF HUMAN

RIGHTS.

THERE IS NEITHER JUNE OR

GREEK, SLAVE OR FREE, MALE

OR FEMALE, FOR WE ARE ALL

ONE IN JESUS CHRIST.

THAT DECLARATION ISIOUN NEAK

IS -- UNIQUE IN THE WORLD.

Reporter: SOME SAY

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S NEW

SUPPORTIVE, SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE IS A RISKY

POLITICAL MOVE, BUT IT IS

PAYING OFF BIG WITH CAMPAIGN

DONORS.

GEORGE CLOONEY RAISED ABOUT

$15 MILLION FOR THE OBAMA

CAMPAIGN.

THAT IS AN UNPRECEDENTED

AMOUNT FOR A SINGLE EVENT.

IN ONE EVENING, THE OBAMA

CAMP COLLECTED MORE THAN

MITT ROMNEY AMASSED IN HIS

BEST MONTH OF FUNDRAISING.

SOME POLITICIANS THINK GAY

MARRIAGE WILL NOT BE THE

DECIDING FACTOR.

THE DEMOCRATS CAN TALK

ABOUT THIS ALL THEY WANT.

BUT THE FACT IS THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE ARE FOCUSED ON THEIR

ECONOMY, AND THEY'RE ASKING

THE QUESTION: WHERE ARE THE

JOBS?

Reporter: MITT ROMNEY

IS IN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY

TALKING ABOUT JUST THAT.

AND OVER THE WEEKEND, HE

WILL DELIVER THE

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY IN

VIRGINIA.

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S

ENDORSEMENT OF GAY MARRIAGE

ISN'T SITTING WELL WITH MANY

EVANGELICAL PASTORS.

I SPOKE TO A GROUP OF THEM

IN VIRGINIA BEACH.

HOW MANY OF YOU PLAN TO

ADDRESS THE PRESIDENT'S

REMARKS IN YOUR PULPIT THIS

SUNDAY OR IN THE FUTURE.

Reporter: THIS PASTOR

HAS ALREADY SPOKEN TO HIS

CONGREGATION, HE DID SO THE

NIGHT PRESIDENT OBAMA MADE

HIS SUPPORT OF GAY MARRIAGE

PUBLIC.

I WANTED FOR OBAMA

BECAUSE I WANTED TO SEE AN

AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT.

I COULDN'T VOTE FOR THE LAST

PERSON WHO WAS RUNNING AS A

REPUBLICAN.

HE DIDN'T HOLD MY VIEWS.

I THOUGHT OBAMA DID.

BUT HEARING WHAT HE SAID

YESTERDAY, I WAS VERY

CONCERNED, AND I SHARE WITH

THE CONGREGATION THAT WE

HAVE A PROBLEM.

AS TO WHO TO VOTE FOR.

NO NATION, EMPIRE,

KINGDOM, HAS EVER LASTED AS

A WORLD POWER IF IT LET THE

BONDS OF MARRIAGE FALL,

OPENLY ACKNOWLEDGED

SEXUALITY, AND NOT ONLY

THAT, THE OTHER PERVERSIONS

THAT WILL FOLLOW IT.

Reporter: EVANGELIST

FRANKLIN GRAHAM SAYS

PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS SHAKEN

HIS FIST AT GOD FOR HIS

SUPPORT OF SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE.

THE LARGEST BANK IN THE

WORLD LOST A REPORTED

$2 BILLION.

J.P. MORGAN SAYS THE LOSS

HAS HAPPENED OVER THE LAST

SIX WEEKS, AND THE C.E.O.

ADMITS THE COMPANY IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR, QUOTE,"MANY

ERRORS, SLOPPINESS AND BAD

JUDGMENT."

A CAR THAT CAN DRIVE ITSELF?

IT IS NOT SCIENCE FICTION,

IT IS REALITY.

AND GOOGLE IS FUELING THE

TECHNOLOGY.

Reporter: SELF-DRIVING

CARS ARE NOW ONE STEP CLOSER

TO BECOMING A REALITY.

THE STATE OF NEVADA HAS

AGREED TO A LIMITED TEST

PROGRAM, ALLOWING GOOGLE TO

PUT ITS NEW HIGH-TECH CARS

ON THE ROAD.

STATE REGULATIONS REQUIRE A

HUMAN BACKUP DRIVER AND

PASSENGER BE PRESENT DURING

THE TEST DRIVE.

IT USES CAMERAS INSIDE

AND TRAFFIC LIGHTS, IN ORDER

TO USE THIS THING ON THE

TOP, WHICH IS A SCANNING

LASER.

Reporter: THE

TECHNOLOGY IN THESE CARS IS

SIMILAR TO WHAT IS ALREADY

USED IN PASSENGER JETS.

IT IS NAVIGATED BY

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND

POSITIONED BY MOTION

SENSORS.

A HUMAN DRIVER CAN TAKE

CONTROL AT ANY TIME BY

GRABBING THE WHEEL OR

STEPPING ON THE BRAKE.

BUT OTHERWISE, THE CAR IS ON

AUTO PILOT, AND THE DRIVER

CAN SIT BACK AND RELAX.

IF YOU WISH TO DRIVE IT,

THAT'S FINE.

IF YOU WISH TO WASTE 52

MINUTES IN TRAFFIC, GO

AHEAD, BE MY GUEST.

Reporter: FLORIDA MAY

BE THE SECOND STATE TO ALLOW

GOOGLE-SELF-DRIVING CARS ON

THE ROAD.

Reporter: I DON'T KNOW,

GORDON, ARE YOU READY TO TRY

THAT IN YOUR CAR?

Gordon: ACTUALLY, I

AM.

I WOULD LOVE TO SIT BACK ON

MY MORNING COMMUTE AND CHECK

IN WITH THE NEWS AND ALL OF

MY Facebook FANS.

TERRY, JUST IMAGINE YOUR

NEXT DRIVE TO WISCONSIN, YOU

WOULD NEVER HAVE TO TOUCH

THE WHEEL.

WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH ALL

OF THAT TIME?

Terry: I FIND THAT A

LITTLE -- I'M PROBABLY A

CONTROL FREAK.

LETTING MY CAR DO ALL OF THE

DRIVING IS JUST A LITTLE

STRANGE.

Gordon: ONCE YOU GOT

USED TO IT AND THE FEAR OF

IT GOES AWAY.

Terry: THINK OF HOW

MANY THINGS GO WRONG WITH

CARS.

DO YOU WANT A HANDSOFF ON

THE WHEEL.

Gordon: START DRIVING

AN R.V. AROUND AND HAVE A

KITCHEN OUT BACK.

Terry: THAT I CAN GET

INTO.

I THINK I IT'S QUITE

INTERESTING, ALL OF THE

THINGS CREATED

TECHNOLOGY-WISE, AND THE

OPTIONS THAT MAKES AVAILABLE

TO US.

IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO

SEE WHERE THAT GOES.

Gordon: I CAN SEE A

STRONG ARGUMENT FOR IT, JUST

BASED ON THE FACT IMAGINE A

WORLD WHERE THERE AREN'T ANY

TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AT ALL

BECAUSE EVERYBODY HAS THESE

SENSORS AND COLLISION

AVOIDANCE, AND THEY'RE SORT

OF SELF-CORRECTING.

AND YOU NEVER HAVE A DRIVER

FALL ASLEEP.

Terry: I MEAN, OR DRIVE

TOO CLOSE TO THE CAR IN

FRONT OF THEM.

NO WHIPLASH.

THINK OF ALL OF THE VARIOUS

LAYERS OF SOCIETY THAT WOULD

BE IMPACTED BY SOMETHING

LIKE THAT.

MAYBE YOU CAN CONVINCE ME.

Gordon: BUT I COULD

NEVER DOWN SHIFT IN MY

SPORTS CAR.

IT WOULD DEFINITELY TAKE ALL

OF THE FUN OUT OF DRIVING,

AS MUCH AS I WANT TO CHECK

MY E-MAIL.

Terry: YOU WOULD

PROBABLY GET A LOT MORE WORK

DONE.

Gordon: NO MORE TEXTING

AND DRIVING.

WE'LL BE BACK WITH A LOT

MORE AFTER THIS.

Reporter: COMING UP

LATER...SHE WAS 19, HE WAS

12.

WE DRANK TOGETHER.

WE SMOKED POT TOGETHER.

Gordon: AND THEY HAD

SEX TOGETHER.

THE BIGGEST REGRET OF MY

LIFE.

Reporter: HOW THIS SEX

ABUSE VICTIM FOUND HEALING

ON TV.

Gordon: MONDAY, SPRING

IS HERE, AND SO IS THE

POLLEN.

WHEEZING, RUNNER NOSE,

WATERY EYES.

Gordon: HOW TO SURVIVE

ALLERGY SEASON.

PLUS, 200 WINS, 150 SAVES,

AND 14 STRAIGHT DIVISION

TITLES.

JOHN SMOKES WAS A LEGEND,

BUT HE WASN'T CHASING

STATS.

I WOULD LOVE FOR PEOPLE

TO REALIZE THEY'RE

SIGNIFICANT.

Gordon: MONDAY ON "THE

700 CLUB."

SCOTT BOWEM WAS 12 YEARS OLD

WHEN HE LOST HIS VIRGINITY

TO A NEIGHBOR.

SCOTT THEN CONSUMED HER FOR

THE NEXT 13 YEARS, AND HIS

LOVE FOR HER NEARLY RUINED

HIM.

IN OUR BATHROOM, THE

MONTHLY CALENDAR WAS A

PLAYBOY CALENDAR.

SO USING THE BATHROOM DAILY,

I'M SEEING THE GIRL OF THE

MONTH.

Reporter: SCOTT WAS

ONLY 8 YEARS OLD WHEN HE WAS

EXPOSED TO PORNOGRAPHY.

AS I GREW OLDER, I SENSED

A MORE PHYSICAL DESIRE FOR A

WOMAN.

AS TIME WENT ON, THAT URGE

BECAME STRONGER AND

STRONGER.

Reporter: SO AT THE AGE

OF 12, SCOTT FOUND HIMSELF

IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH A

19-YEAR-OLD NEIGHBOR.

WE DRANK TOGETHER, SMOKED

POT TOGETHER, AND BEFORE

LONG, SHE WAS TRYING TO

INVITE ME TO GIVE UP MY

VIRGINITY.

AND EVENTUALLY THAT TOOK

PLACE.

AND LITTLE DID I KNOW, I HAD

GIVEN SOMETHING AWAY I WOULD

RATHER HAVE NOT HAVE.

BIGGEST REGRET OF MY LIFE.

Reporter: HE WAS

CRUSHED WHEN HE FOUND OUT

HIS GIRLFRIEND CHEATED ON

HIM.

IT WAS SUCH A SCAR, SUCH

A DEEP WOUND IN ME

EMOTIONALLY.

AND AT 12 YEARS OLD, I THINK

THAT'S A VERY IMPRESSIONABLE

AGE.

Reporter: SCOTT'S DRUG

AND ALCOHOL ABUSE CONTINUED

THROUGHOUT HISTORY, ALONG

WITH HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH

THE OLDER WOMAN.

INSTEAD OF DATING GIRLS

MY OWN AGE, I'M STILL IN A

STRUGGLE, NOT ABLE TO BREAK

FREE OF THIS ADDICTION SHE

WAS FULFILLING.

Reporter: AFTER HE

GRADUATED, SCOTT SOLD POT

UNTIL HE REALIZED HE COULD

MAKE MORE MONEY SELLING

COCAINE.

HE WENT TO VENEZUALA TO FIND

A SOURCE.

HIS BUSINESS GREW QUICKLY.

I SOLD IT SOMEWHAT PURE,

IF YOU WILL, AND, THERE

AGAIN, I STOLE THE MARKET.

PEOPLE SAID, WOW, THIS IS

THE GUY TO GO SEE.

IT IS THE RIGHT PRICE AND

PRODUCT.

Reporter: AND SCOTT

BECAME A BIG-TIME COCAINE

DEALER, WITH STASHES WORTH

MORE THAN $25,000.

MY GOD HAD TO BE MONEY

BECAUSE WITH IT I HAD THE

GIRL.

I WAS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO

HOLD ON TO THIS

RELATIONSHIP.

AND EVENTUALLY, AFTER SEVEN

YEARS, EVEN MARRIED HER,

JUST SO THAT I WOULDN'T LOSE

HER.

AND THAT MARRIAGE LASTED FOR

ABOUT 90 DAYS.

AND THAT'S WHEN I CAUGHT HER

WITH A GUY ACROSS THE

STREET.

Reporter: SCOTT NEEDED

SOMEONE TO TALK TO, SO HE

CALLED HIS MOM.

A FEW YEARS EARLIER, SHE HAD

BECOME A CHRISTIAN.

MY MOM WAS PRAYING FOR ME

AND SHE WAS GOING TO SOME

BIBLE STUDY.

AND SHE SAW GREAT THINGS

HAPPENING BETWEEN HER AND MY

FATHER.

SO I CALLED HER ONE DAY, AND

I SAID MOM, I'M MISERABLE.

THINGS AREN'T WORKING OUT.

AND SHE SAID, WELL, SCOTT,

YOUR PROBLEM IS YOUR GOD IS

MONEY.

Reporter: SCOTT MARRIED

A SECOND TIME.

THIS TIME TO A WOMAN HE

DIDN'T KNOW WELL.

SHE WAS DRINKING HEAVILY,

DOING SO MUCH OF THE COCAINE

THAT SHE WOULD GIVE MY

FRIENDS MONEY SO THEY WOULD

BUY THE COCAINE FROM ME,

LEAVE IT OUTSIDE OUR HOUSE,

SO SHE COULD GRAB IT AND

HAVE HER OWN STASH.

HER BEHAVIOR WAS ERRATIC AND

DANGEROUS.

AND WE'RE TRYING TO KEEP

THINGS CALM IN A HOME WHERE

I HAVE A FLOOR SAFE FULL OF

COCAINE OR CASH OR BOTH.

AND IT WAS GETTING OUT OF

CONTROL.

Reporter: AND THEN

SCOTT'S WIFE TOOK ALL OF THE

MONEY FROM THE FLOOR SAFE

AND LEFT HIM.

AND IMMEDIATELY WHAT MY

MOM SAID CAME TO MY

MIND, "YOUR GOD IS MONEY."

AND I SAID OUT LOUD, MY GOD

WAS JUST DEFEATED.

Reporter: THE SAME DAY

SCOTT'S SECOND WIFE LEFT

HIM, HE SAT DOWN TO WATCH

TV.

I LOOKED THROUGH SOME

CHANNELS AND STOPPED.

AND A MAN, DRESSED UP NICE,

TEACHING YOU HOW TO PRAY TO

RECEIVE CHRIST.

I REMEMBER HIM SAYING, YOU

HAVE NO PEACE, YOU HAVE NO

JOY.

WHO IS YOUR GOD?

YOU WANT EVERLASTING LIFE,

SAY THIS PRAYER.

I WAS ALL EARS.

I WROTE NOTES.

I TURNED OFF THE PROGRAM,

AND I'M IN THE HOUSE BY

MYSELF, THINKING WHAT DO I

HAVE TO LOSE?

I SAY -- I THOUGHT, IF I SAY

THE PRAYER AND NOTHING

HAPPENS, LIFE GOES ON.

BUT IF IT IS TRUE, I HAVE !

PEACE! AND ETERNAL LIFE.

I SAID THE PRAYER.

I CALLED MY MOM, AND I SAID,

MOM, I THINK I GOT SAVED AND

I NEED TO GO TO CHURCH.

MY MOTHER TOLD ME OF A

CHURCH SHE WENT THROUGH.

I WALKED THROUGH A BACK

DOOR, NOT REALIZING IT WAS

THE BACK DOOR OF A SUNDAY

SCHOOL CLASS.

THEY WERE LIKE, COME ON IN.

I SAT THERE SWEATING, NOT

DRESSED APPROPRIATELY.

AND SOMEONE LOOKED AND SAID,

IS THAT DON JOHNSON?

AND I SAID, NO, MY NAME IS

SCOTT BOUND.

AND SOMEONE SAID, WAIT A

MINUTE, DO YOU HAVE A MOTHER

NAMED BEVERLY?

AND I SAID YES.

AND THEY SAID, WE'VE BEEN

PRAYING FOR YOU FOR THREE

YEARS.

AREN'T YOU IN SOME ILLEGAL

BUSINESS?

RIGHT THERE I HAD THIS

BELIEF AND THIS FAITH THAT

GOD HAD ORCHESTRATED ALL OF

THIS.

FROM THERE, I HAD THAT JOY

AND THAT PEACE.

SO HERE I WAS, I HAD

PREPARED MY HEART TO PROTECT

IT AND TO NOT GIVE IT AWAY

AGAIN UNLESS PROMPTED TO BY

GOD, BY THE HOLY SPIRIT.

Reporter: SCOTT GOT OUT

OF THE DRUG BUSINESS

IMMEDIATELY, AND WORKED AS A

PURCHASING AGENT FOR AN

ELECTRONICS COMPANY. b

SCOTT MARRIED LUANN IN 2004

AND THEY HAVE TWO CHILDREN.

I THINK SCOTT HAS SEEN

THE GRACE OF GOD.

AND THROUGH THAT, YOU CAN

SEE GRACE IN THIS LIFE.

HE HAS A TRUE DESIRE TO SEEK

GOD AND TO SEEK GOD'S

KINGDOM.

Reporter: SCOTT'S

FATHER ALSO NOTICED THE

DIFFERENCE IN HIS SON'S

LIFE, AND SOON HE, TOO,

BECAME A CHRISTIAN.

HOW POWERFUL IS THAT,

THAT THE PRAYERS OF JUST A

FEW WOULD GO SO FAR IN

ORCHESTRATING EVERYTHING,

FOR ME TO FIND THAT WAY, AND

ENABLE THE LORD TO COME INTO

MY LIFE AND BE SET FREE FROM

THE LIES AND DECEPTION AND

THE IDOLS IN MY LIFE.

IF YOU HAVE A GRANDMOTHER

PRAYING FOR YOU, A MOTHER

PRAYING FOR YOU, BEWARE.

DON'T FIGHT IT.

DON'T REJECT IT.

ENJOY THE JOY AND PEACE THAT

AWAITS YOU.

Gordon: DON'T FIGHT

IT.

DON'T REJECT IT.

WHY WOULD YOU REJECT IT?

YOU CAN HAVE LOVE, YOU CAN

HAVE JOY, YOU CAN HAVE

PEACE, AND YOU CAN HAVE

ETERNAL LIFE.

WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE ABOUT

THAT?

YOU CAN HAVE THE SAME THING

SCOTT HAS.

MAYBE YOU'VE GOT A

GRANDMOTHER PRAYING FOR YOU;

MAYBE YOU DON'T.

BUT YOU CAN STILL HAVE IT.

BECAUSE THE GREAT NEWS IS

THAT JESUS IS PRAYING FOR

YOU.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT HE SITS

AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE

FATHER, AND E EVER -- HE

EVER LIVES TO GIVE

INTERCESSION -- THAT MEANS

PRAYER -- FOR YOU.

AND HE IS DOING IT RIGHT

NOW.

AND HE SAYS, "BEHOLD I STAND

AT THE DOOR AND KNOCK.

IF ANYONE HEAR MY VOICE AND

OPEN THE DOOR --" THAT'S ALL

YOU HAVE TO DO, OPEN THE

DOOR -- "I'LL COME IN."

HE WANTS TO PROVE HIMSELF TO

YOU.

HE WANTS TO PROVE HIMSELF

STRONG, TO LET YOU KNOW THAT

HE LOVES YOU AND HE DIED FOR

YOU AND THAT HE WANTS YOU TO

BE WITH HIM FOR ALL

ETERNITY.

AND MAYBE YOU'RE LIKE SCOTT

AND YOU THINK MONEY IS A

GOOD THING, OR MORE THAN A

GOOD THING.

YOU'VE ELEVATED IT ABOVE

EVERYTHING.

YOU THINK IF YOU HAVE MONEY,

YOU'LL HAVE WHATEVER IT

TAKES.

MAYBE IT IS DRUGS.

MAYBE IT IS ALCOHOL.

MAYBE IT IS A RELATIONSHIP

YOU'RE TRYING TO CLING TO

AND YOU CAN NEVER FIND IT.

WELL, JESUS CHALLENGES YOU.

THE BIBLE DOES.

IT SAYS TASTE AND SEE THAT

THE LORD IS GOOD.

AND ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO DO

THAT IS ASK FOR IT.

AND IT'S A VERY SIMPLE

PRAYER.

JESUS, IF YOU'RE THERE, IF

THIS IS REAL, IF YOU REALLY

CAN BE MY SAVIOR, IF YOU CAN

REALLY COME INTO MY LIFE, IF

YOU CAN REALLY CHANGE ME,

THEN HERE I AM.

COME IN.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS PRAY

THAT, AND ASK HIM TO FORGIVE

YOU.

SO OFTEN WE CARRY AROUND SO

MUCH GUILT AND SHAME.

WE START THINKING IN OUR

HEARTS THAT GOD DOESN'T WANT

ANYTHING TO DO WITH ME.

AND WE'VE GOTTEN TO THE

POINT WHERE WE JUST CAN'T

IMAGINE THAT GOD WOULD STILL

LOVE YOU.

WELL, THE GOOD NEWS IS HE

DOES.

AND THE BIBLE SAYS WHILE WE

WERE YET SINNERS, CHRIST

DIED FOR US.

THIS IS LOVE, "WHILE WE WERE

YET SINNERS."

SO TRY IT AND SEE.

DON'T CHANGE THE CHANNEL.

DON'T TURN AWAY.

LET TODAY BE THE DAY WHERE

YOU FIND OUT HE'S REAL, HE'S

GOD, AND HE IS ABLE TO DO IT

FOR YOU.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, SAY

IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU TODAY,

AND I WANT FORGIVENESS.

I WANT TO BE SET FREE.

I WANT TO KNOW PEACE AND

LOVE AND JOY AND HAPPINESS

AGAIN.

SO, JESUS, I ASK YOU RIGHT

NOW TO COME INTO MY HEART,

TO SET ME FREE, AND TO BE MY

SAVIOR.

AND, JESUS, I WANT YOU TO

FORGIVE ME.

I WANT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW,

HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME.

AND IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I

WANT TO FOLLOW YOU ALL THE

DAYS OF MY LIFE.

HEAR MY PRAYER, FOR I PRAY

IT IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

FATHER, FOR THOSE WHO JUST

PRAYED, I ASK FOR A BAPTISM

IN YOUR LOVE.

I ASK THAT YOU FILL THEM TO

OVERFLOWING WITH YOUR

SPIRIT.

LET THEM KNOW THE

RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE, AND

JOY THAT COMES ONLY FROM

YOU.

DO IT NOW, FOR WE ASK IT IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT IF

YOU'LL JUST CONFESS WITH

YOUR MOUTH, IF YOU'LL JUST

LET SOMEBODY ELSE KNOW WHAT

YOU'VE DONE, YOU SHALL BE

SAVED.

SO CALL US.

THE NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING FOR YOU.

IT'S FREE.

IT'S A PACKET OF WHAT YOU DO

NOW.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IN THERE, THERE IS A C.D.

TEACHING.

HOW TO LIVE THE CHRISTIAN

LIFE.

WHAT DO YOU DO?

THERE IS ALSO A BOOKLET

FILLED WITH BIBLE VERSES.

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO GET A

COPY OF THE BIBLE.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE ONE, WE'VE

GOT ONE AVAILABLE FOR YOU

FREE ON LINE, CBN.COM.

AND THERE IS A LOT OF

DISCIPLESHIP THERE.

ALL OF THAT COMES WHEN YOU

JUST LOG ON.

IT IS ON cbn.com, AND IT'S

ON THE HOME PAGE, AND THERE

IS A LINK TO THE MATERIALS

THAT ARE AVAILABLE.

MAKE THAT PHONE CALL.

THE NUMBER IS FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: COMING UP LATER,

A STRIPPER MAKES THE LEAP

FROM PROSTITUTION TO PORN.

AND I SAW THE CHECK THAT

WAS WRITTEN OUT TO ONE OF

THE GIRLS THERE.

AND I SAID, THAT'S WHAT YOU

GOT FOR DOING THAT?

WHERE DO I SIGN UP?

Terry: SEE WHAT ELSE

SHE SIGNS UP FOR AFTER WE

COME BACK.

Reporter: WELCOME BACK

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

FAMILIES COULD SEE SOME

RELIEF FROM HIGH FOOD

PRICES.

THE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT

SAYS CORN PRODUCTION THIS

YEAR WILL BE ABOUT

2.4 BILLION BUSHELS HIGHER

THAN IT WAS LAST YEAR.

THAT CAUSED CORN PRICES TO

DROP TODAY.

CORN IS USED TO FEED

LIVESTOCK AND IT'S IN MANY

FOOD PRODUCTS, SO THIS COULDp

LEAD TO CHEAPER PRICES AT

THE GROCERY STORY.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

PROVIDING A VILLAGE IN KENYA

WITH A NEW WAS THE WELL AND

A NEW SCHOOL.

VILLAGERS WERE WALKING

14 MILES JUST TO COLLECT

WATER.

"OPERATION BLESSING" WILL

ALSO START A DAILY FEEDING

PROGRAM FOR THOSE CHILDREN

AND A NEW COMMUNITY FARM

WILL AID VILLAGERS IN

PRODUCING CROPS EVEN DURING

SEVERE DROUGHT.

THAT IS GREAT TO SEE.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

WHAT "OPERATION BLESSING" IS

DOING IN THE WORLD BY GOING

TO THEIR WEBSITE AT OB.ORG.

Gordon: MONDAY...SPRING

IS HERE, AND SO IS THE

POLLEN.

WHEEZING, RUNNER NOSE,

WATERY EYES.

Gordon: HOW TO SURVIVE

ALLERGY SEASON.

PLUS...200 WINS, 150 SAVES,

AND 14 STRAIGHT DIVISION

TITLES.

JOHN SMOLTZ WAS A LEGEND,

BUT HE WASN'T CHASING

STATS.

I WOULD LOVE FOR PEOPLE

TO REALIZE THEY'RE

SIGNIFICANT.

Gordon: MONDAY...ON

"THE 700 CLUB."

Terry: GROWING UP,

DANIELLE WILLIAMS NEVER

TRUSTED MEN.

SHE HAD GOOD REASON.

FROM A YOUNG AGE, SHE WAS

ABUSED BY THEM.

SO BY THE TIME SHE BECAME A

TEENAGER, DANIELLE DEVISED A

PLAN TO HURT THEM BACK.

I STARTED TO HATE MEN AT

THIS TIME BECAUSE EVERY TIME

I WAS HURT, IT CAME FROM A

MAN.

Reporter: DANIELLE

WILLIAMS BELIEVED SHE HAD

GOOD REASON TO HATE MEN.

IT BEGAN WHEN A DAYCARE

PROVIDER'S SON REPEATEDLY

MOLESTED HER AT 8 YEARS

OLD.

HE INSTILLED THAT FEAR,

IF YOU TELL, THIS IS WHAT IS

GOING TO HAPPEN TO YOU.

HE WOULD HIT ME AND

PHYSICALLY ABUSE HIM.

AND I WAS LIKE, IF I TELL,

MAYBE I WILL GET IN TROUBLE,

SO I DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING.

Reporter: SHE LIVED

WITH HER FATHER AFTER HER

PARENTS' DIVORCE, AND SHE

WATCHED HIM BEAT EVERY

GIRLFRIEND HE HAD.

HE EVENTUALLY TURNED THAT

RAGE ON DANIELLE, ADDING TO

THE LIST OF MEN SHE HATED.

HE PICKED ME UP BY MY

THROAT AND HE BEAT ME SO

MUCH THAT I PASSED OUT.

Reporter: DANIELLE'S

FATHER WENT TO JAIL FOR

CHILD ABUSE, AND SHE WENT TO

LIVE WITH HER MOTHER IN

LOS ANGELES.

THERE, IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD,

A YOUNG MAN BEGAN TO INVITE

DANIELLE TO HIS HOUSE.

SHE LOVED THE ATTENTION

UNTIL HE RAPED HER.

I KNEW I HATED MEN EVEN

MORE.

I HAD ALREADY BEEN MOLESTED

AT 8, AND MY DAD TRIED TO

KILL ME, AND THIS MAN WHO I

TRUSTED RAPED ME.

I HATED MEN.

Reporter: BUT YEARS

LATER, DANIELLE'S ATTITUDE

TOWARDS MEN SAU SOFTENED.

AND WHEN SHE WAS A TEENAGER,

SHE FELL IN LOVE AND THOUGHT

HE WAS IN LOVE, TOO.

THIS OLDER MAN WAS

TELLING ME EVERYTHING I

WANTED TO HEAR AND MORE.

I WANTED TO JUST BE HIS.

Reporter: AFTER THE

FIRST TIME SHE SLEPT WITH

HIM, THE MAN TOLD HER HE WAS

A PIMP, AND HE WANTED HER TO

BE HIS PROSTITUTE.

DANIELLE WAS DEVASTATED, AND

THEN SHE FOUND OUT THEY WAS

PREGNANT.

EVERY TIME I GET WITH A

MAN IT'S BAD.

I'M DONE.

THEN THEY TELL ME I'M

PREGNANT.

WHAT AM I GOING TO DO.

Reporter: DANIELLE

DELIVERED PREMATURELY, AND

THE BABY DIED.

IT WAS OVER.

AS FAR AS ME CARING ABOUT

LIFE, ME CARING ABOUT

MYSELF, ME CARING ABOUT

MEN -- OH, MEN WAS OUT OF

THE QUESTION.

I WAS DONE.

OH, MY RAGE -- IT WAS A RAGE

THAT I HAD FOR MEN.

THE SIGHT OF MEN MADE ME

SICK.

Reporter: A FRIEND

CONVINCED HER SHE COULD

MANIPULATE AND CONTROL MEN

BY STRIPPING.

SHE STARTED DANCING IN

NIGHTCLUBS, AND PROSTITUTION

QUICKLY FOLLOWED.

SHE PUSHED AWAY ANY THOUGHT

THAT WHAT SHE WAS DOING WAS

WRONG.

EVEN THOUGH SHE HAD BEEN

RAISED IN A CHURCH, SHE HAD

NO MORAL CONVICTIONS.

I DIDN'T CARE.

I KNEW GOD WAS, AND I KNEW

WHAT I WAS DOING WAS WRONG,

BUT I DIDN'T CARE.

I HATED MEN, AND I THOUGHT

I'M GETTING BACK AT THEM FOR

HURTING ME.

I FELT LIKE I HAD THE UPPER

HAND.

BECAUSE BEFORE YOU GUYS HAD

THE UPPER HAND AND YOU WERE

HURTING ME, BUT THE ROLES

HAD SWITCHED.

Reporter: ONE DAY

DANIELLE WAS INVITED ON TO

THE SET OF A PORN FILM IN

HOLLYWOOD.

AND I SAW THE CHECK THAT

WAS WRITTEN OUT TO ONE OF

THE GIRLS THERE.

AND I SAID, THAT'S WHAT YOU

GOT FOR DOING THAT?

WHERE DO I SIGN UP.

BECAUSE I WAS MAKING A LOT

OF MONEY AS A DANCER AND AN

ESCORT ALREADY.

BUT WITH THE PORN, I LOOKED

AT IT THAT WOULD BE EVEN

BETTER WAY FOR ME TO MAKE

EVEN MORE MONEY.

AND I SAID, OKAY, LET'S GO

FOR IT.

AFTER SO LONG, IT BECAME

NORMAL.

IT BECAME COOL THAT I WAS A

PORN STAR.

Reporter: DANIELLE

CONTINUED AS A CALL GIRL AS

WELL.

AND ONE NIGHT SHE ACCEPTED A

CLIENT WHO TURNED OUT TO BE

A PSYCHOPATH WHO WANTED TO

KILL HER.

OPEN THE DOOR!

AND FOR THREE WEEKS THAT

MAN CAME IN THERE AND HE

RAPED ME AND HE BEAT ME AND

HE TOLD ME OVER AND OVER

AGAIN, I'M GOING TO KILL

YOU.

YOU'RE NOT LEAVING HERE.

AND I BELIEVED IT.

I KNEW THAT I WAS SUPPOSED

TO DIE.

AND EVERY DAY I GOT WEAKER

AND WEAKER AND WEAKER TO THE

POINT WHERE I JUST GAVE UP.

I COLLAPSED TO THE FLOOR.

AND I WEPT AND I WEPT AND I

WEPT.

BUT I LAID THERE AND I CRIED

SO MUCH THAT I COULDN'T

SPEAK.

AND I GOT MY WORDS TOGETHER,

AND I SAID, LORD, IF YOU GET

ME OUT OF THIS, I'LL CHANGE

MY LIFE FOR YOU.

DON'T LET ME DIE LIKE THIS,

NOT LIKE THIS.

19 YEARS OLD.

HE HAD TO GET ME TO THAT

POINT TO SHOW ME THAT I'M

GOD, I'M STILL GOD.

IT'S ME AND YOU.

AND AT THAT VERY MOMENT, I

GOT MY SALVATION.

Reporter: DANIELLE

PRAYED TO ACCEPT JESUS

CHRIST.

A FEW DAYS LATER, A MAN

OVERHEARD HER CRYING AND

HELPED HER ESCAPE.

SHE IMMEDIATELY SEVERED HER

RELATIONSHIPS WITH ANYONE IN

THE SEX INDUSTRY AND STARTED

GOING TO CHURCH.

SURRENDERED BY NEW FRIENDS,

DANIELLE'S LIFE STARTED TO

CHANGE.

I WAS STARTING TO FALL IN

LOVE WITH CHRIST.

AND THE MORE HE STARTED TO

DELIVER ME AND HEAL ME.

AND THE MORE I REACHED OUT

TO HIM, HE HEALED ME.

EVERYTHING I DIDN'T HAVE,

THE RELATIONSHIP WITH MY

MOTHER, THE RELATIONSHIP

WITH MY FATHER, THE HURT

FROM MEN -- HE FILLED EVERY

VOID.

Reporter: DANIELLE IS

NOW IN MINISTRY FULL-TIME,

SHARING THE LOVE OF JESUS

CHRIST.

THERE IS NO SIN TOO BIG

OR TOO BAD FOR CHRIST.

AND WHEN EVERYONE ELSE

LEAVES YOU, HE WILL NEVER

LEAVE YOU.

I'M A LIVING WITNESS, A

WALKING EXAMPLE OF WHAT

CHRIST CAN DO FOR SOMEBODY'S

LIFE.

Terry: YOU KNOW, GOD

CREATED US TO HAVE

RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM,

RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH

OTHER.

WHEN THE MOST PERSONAL

RELATIONSHIPS IN OUR LIVES

ARE MESSED UP, IT CAN MESS

UP HOW WE SEE GOD.

AND WHAT IT REALLY DOES IS

ALIENATE US FROM WANTING TO

HAVE A RELATIONSHIP.

RELATIONSHIPS ARE HURTFUL

WHEN WE'VE BEEN HURT.

THAT'S HOW WE ASSOCIATE

THEM.

BUT IF YOU DON'T HAVE A

RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

CHRIST, THEN ALL YOU HAVE IS

HEAD KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HIM.

MAYBE YOU WENT TO CHURCH.

GOING TO CHURCH DOESN'T MAKE

YOU A CHRISTIAN.

MAYBE YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT

HIM.

MAYBE YOU KNOW SOMEBODY ELSE

WHO IS A BELIEVER, WHO

BELIEVES THAT JESUS IS LORD

AND AS ALLOWED HIM INTO

THEIR LIVES, BUT IT NEEDS TO

BE YOU.

YOU DON'T COME IN ON THE

COAT TAILS OF YOUR

GRANDPARENTS OR YOUR PARENTS

OR YOUR FRIENDS OR ANYONE

ELSE.

THE INVITATION IS TO YOU.

WHAT I FIND SO INTERESTING

ABOUT DANIELLE'S STORY IS

SHE LEARNED TO KEEP GOD OUT

HERE, THE SAME PLACE SHE

KEPT EVERYBODY ELSE, SO SHE

COULDN'T BE HURT.

BUT THEN IN THAT MOMENT OF

DESPERATION AND NEED, HE

CALLED OUT TO HIM.

LORD, SHE SAID, IF YOU'LL

SAVE ME -- YOU KNOW WHAT THE

ANSWER TO THAT QUESTION IS,

IF YOU'RE CALLING THAT OUT

TODAY?

GOD IS SAYING YES, I WILL

SAVE YOU.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT WHEN ONE

OF HIS SHEEP IS LOST, HE

LEAVES THE 99 TO GO AFTER

THE ONE.

HIS HEART IS THAT EVERYONE

WOULD COME INTO RELATIONSHIP

WITH HIM.

THAT'S WHAT WE WERE CREATED

FOR.

YOU KNOW, WHEN WE LIVE IN

THIS WORLD, THERE IS ALWAYS

THE ENEMY OF GOD WHO IS

WANTING TO ROB US OF OUR

IDENTITY, WANTING TO ROB US

OF WHO WE ARE AND WHAT GOD

CREATED US FOR.

WANTING TO TELL US THAT

WE'RE NO GOOD, THAT NOBODY

IS WORTH TRUSTING, NOBODY IS

GOING TO LOVE US.

AFTER A WHILE, WE START

LIVING LIKE ANIMALS.

BUT JESUS COMES TO SET THE

CAPTIVE FREE.

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID.

HE SAID THAT'S WHY HE CAME.

AND HE SAID HE CAME SO THAT

WE COULD HAVE LIFE AND HAVE

IT ASBESTO ABUNDANTLY.

NOT JUST TO BE ALIVE, BUT TO

LIVE FULLY, WHOLLY, WITH

MEANING, KNOWING HIM, LOVING

HIM, AND LETTING HIM LOVE

US.

BEING FORGIVEN BY HIM,

STARTING FRESH, EMPOWERED BY

HIS SPIRIT.

DOES THAT SOUND GOOD TO YOU

TODAY?

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE

GONE THROUGH IN LIFE, BUT I

KNOW ONE THING: WE ALL NEED

TO FIND THE ANSWER IN HIM.

HE OFFERS US FORGIVENESS

FROM THE PAST.

THERE IS NOTHING THAT CAN

SEPARATE YOU FROM THE LOVE

OF GOD, APART FROM YOUR OWN

UNWILLINGNESS TO COME INTO

THAT RELATIONSHIP.

GOD WANTS YOU TO LEF -- LOVE

YOU THE SAME WAY HE LOVES

YOU.

SO HE DOESN'T PUSH INTO YOUR

LIFE.

HE DOESN'T DEMAND THAT YOU

DO IT.

HE WAITS.

JESUS SAYS, "I STAND AT THE

DOOR AND KNOCK.

IF ANYONE OPENS THE DOOR, I

WILL COME IN AND HAVE

FELLOWSHIP WITH HIM."

OPEN THE DOOR TODAY.

PRAY WITH ME.

SAY YES, GOD, I'M TRUSTING

YOU.

IN SPITE OF ALL THAT HAS

BEEN DONE TO ME AND ALL I'VE

DONE, I'M TRUSTING YOU TO BE

WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE.

PRAY WITH ME RIGHT NOW.

GOD, I NEED YOU.

I WANT TO KNOW YOU, JESUS.

I WANT THAT RELATIONSHIP

THAT YOUR WORD SAYS I WAS

CREATED TO HAVE WITH YOU.

I AM SO MESSED UP.

I'VE MADE SO MANY WRONG

CHOICES.

I'VE ALLOWED MY LIFE TO BE

SHAPED AND DEFINED BY OTHER

PEOPLE.

AND I AM SICK.

I'M FED UP WITH THE WHOLE

THING.

AND I'M JUST COMING TO YOU

TODAY.

BOWING DOWN BEFORE YOU,

HUMBLY, SAYING, JESUS, BE

THE SAVIOR OF MY SOUL.

JESUS, I GIVE YOU EVERYTHING

THAT I AM AND ALL THAT I

HAVE.

I AM SO SORRY FOR THE THINGS

I HAVE DONE THAT HAVE HURT

YOUR HEART.

THAT HAVE GONE AGAINST YOUR

WAYS.

I KNOW I NEED YOU.

I'M NOT SURE HOW TO CHANGE.

I'M ASKING YOU TO HELP ME.

BE THE LORD OF MY LIFE.

TEACH ME YOUR WAYS.

OPEN MY HEART AND MY MIND TO

YOU.

I WANT YOU TO COME INTO MY

LIFE AND GIVE ME A NEW

BEGINNING.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR YOU, WITH

YOU, IN YOU, YOU IN ME.

I GIVE IT ALL TO YOU TODAY.

TEACH ME HOW TO BE YOURS,

LORD, SO THAT I CAN SERVE

YOU.

SO THAT I CAN KNOW YOU THE

WAY YOU WANT TO BE KNOWN.

I WELCOME YOU INTO MY

HEART.

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE JUST PRAYED THAT

PRAYER, HOW DO YOU GROW IN

YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD?

WE PUT TOGETHER A PACKET

JUST FOR YOU.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT HAS SOME TEACHING IN IT

FROM THE WORD OF GOD.

IT WILL TELL YOU HOW TO DO

YOU MOVE FORWARD.

THIS IS FREE, BY THE WAY.

SO IS THE WAY TO RECEIVE

IT.

THE NUMBER IS

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY I PRAYED THAT

PRAYER AND I WOULD LIKE THE

NEW DAY PACKET, AND WE GET

IT OUT RIGHT AWAY,

ABSOLUTELY FREE FOR YOU.

Gordon: STILL AHEAD, A

SMALL LUMP GROWS INTO STAGE

4 CANCER.

HE SAID, I DON'T KNOW IF

YOU KNOW, BUT YOU HAVE DAYS

TO LIVE.

I'D BE THINKING, WHAT IS

THIS GOING TO BE LIKE,

BECAUSE I REALIZED I WAS

DYING.

Gordon: THE TREATMENT

THAT BECAME A MIRACLE, LATER

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

Gordon: AS AN ARMY

VETERAN, TOMMY ROSE SPENT

HIS LIFE SERVING HIS

COUNTRY.

BUT WHEN HE RETIRED, TONY

REALIZED IT WOULD TAKE MORE

THAN JUST HIS MILITARY

PENSION TO PAY THE BILLS.

Reporter: AFTER TONY

ROSE RETIRED FROM THE ARMY,

HE AND HIS WIFE, BEV, MOVED

TO KENTUCKY.

HE STARTED A SUCCESSFUL

COUNSELLING PRACTICE, BUT

EVEN WITH HIS MILITARY

RETIREMENT, THEIR FINANCES

WEREN'T WHAT THEY EXPECTED.

I WAS DOING OKAY AS A

THERAPIST WITH THE INCOME

THAT WAS COMING IN, BUT I

WASN'T REALLY REALIZING WHAT

I THOUGHT WE SHOULD BE

EARNING AT THAT POINT IN OUR

LIFE.

Reporter: TONY AND BEV

ARE CHRISTIANS, BUT TITHING

WAS NOT A BIG PRIORITY.

IT WAS NOT REALLY A

COMMITMENT.

IT WAS SOMETHING THAT YOU

OUGHT TO DO.

Reporter: THEY STARTED

WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB," AND

LEARNED THE BIBLICAL

PRINCIPLE OF RECIPROCITY,

WHICH SAYS "GIVE AND IT

SHALL BE GIVEN UNTO YOU."

IT TAKES A LOOK AT IT

FROM A LOGICAL POINT OF

VIEW, THAT IF GOD PROMISED

THIS, IT WILL HAPPEN.

AND HOW I CAN INVEST AND

WHAT I COULD DO, AND FAITH,

TRUSTING GOD THAT HE WOULD

TAKE THAT LITTLE BIT AND

MAKE IT MORE OR WHAT WE

NEEDED.

WE PRAYED AND MADE THE

DECISION TO GIVE MORE.

Reporter: THEY STARTED

TITHING, AND ALMOST

IMMEDIATELY, TONY NOTICED A

CHANGE IN THEIR FINANCES.

SIMULTANEOUSLY IT SEEMED

THAT THE PAY DOUBLED WHEN WE

DECIDED TO START TITHING.

CBN SEEMS TO BE SO

WIDESPREAD IN HELPING SO

MANY PEOPLE.

I CAN'T GO TO ALL OF THE

WORLD AND BE A MISSIONARY,

BUT CBN CAN, BECAUSE THEY'RE

OUT THERE.

AND IF I CAN'T GO, THEN I

SURE CAN HELP SUPPORT THOSE

THAT DO GO, AND THAT'S WHAT

CBN DOES.

THE LORD HAS PROMISED HE

WILL TAKE CARE OF OUR

NEEDS.

HE DIDN'T SAY I'LL MAKE YOU

A MILLIONAIRE -- HE MIGHT

SOME DAY -- BUT HE SAID HE

WOULD TAKE CARE OF OUR NEEDS

THAT WOULD SUFFICE FOR WHAT

WE NEED EVERY DAY.

AND BEVERLY AND I HAVE COME

TO TRUST THAT.

AND WHEN WE HAVE NEEDED

SOMETHING, IT'S BEEN THERE.

Gordon: MY GOD WILL

SUPPLY ALL OF YOUR NEEDS

ACCORDING TO HIS RICHES AND

GLORY.

THAT, YOU CAN BANK ON.

BUT YOU HAVE TO LIVE LIFE IN

ACCORDANCE WITH HIS

PRINCIPLES.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS HE

LOVES -- AND THE BIBLE IS

VERY CLEAR -- GOD LOVES A

CHEERFUL GIVER.

IF YOU JUST RESOLVE, I'M

GOING TO LIVE A LIFE OF

CHEERFULLY GIVING, THEN YOU

CAN COUNT ON THE OTHER

PROMISES COMING TO YOU.

IF YOU WANT TO GET ON THE

PLUS SIDE OF GIVING, IF YOU

WANT TO BE A PART OF

PREACHING THE GOSPEL AROUND

THE WORLD, THAT'S SOMETHING

ELSE GOD'S ASKED US TO DO --

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

HELPING PEOPLE, DOING GOOD

TO OTHERS, BEING AN ANSWER

FOR THEIR NEEDS, DO IT BY

JOINING "THE 700 CLUB."

A PORTION OF EVERY GIFT GOES

INTO THE WORK OF CBN

INTERNATIONAL TO PREACH THE

GOSPEL AROUND THE WORLD.

NOT IN ENGLISH, BUT IN THE

INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF THE

WORLD.

WE HAVE 15 PRODUCTION

CENTERS, ALL DESIGNED TO

TEACH LOCAL PREACHERS TO

TEACH THE GOSPEL IN THEIR

OWN LANGUAGE.

TENS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE

COME TO KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS

A RESULT OF OUR BROADCAST,

EVERY YEAR.

ANOTHER PORTION GOES INTO

THE WORK OF "OPERATION

BLESSING" TO BRING HOPE AND

HELP TO PEOPLE AROUND THE

WORLD.

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

IT, JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

HOW MUCH IS THAT?

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH.

SO CALL US AND SAY YES, I

WANT TO JOIN.

1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL, ASK FOR

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING.

THE BANK DOES ALL OF THE

WORK.

NO CHECKS TO MAKE OUT AND

MAIL IN.

WE SAVE SO MUCH ON THE

PROCESSING, WE CAN SEND AS

OUR GIFT TO YOU, "POWER FOR

LIFE," MONTHLY TEACHING

C.D.s.

SO IF YOU'D LIKE THAT, ASK

FOR PLEDGE EXPRESS WHEN YOU

CALL.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, SEE HOW

A MAN WAS HEALED OF STAGE

FOUR MELANOMA.

PLUS WE'RE GOING TO BE

PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR

NEEDS, SO STAY WITH US.

Terry: WHEN CANCER

SPREAD THROUGHOUT JOE'S

BODY, DOCTORS THOUGHT THE

END WAS NEAR, AND JOE DID,

TOO.

BUT NOT HIS WIFE, BECAUSE

SHE WAS HOLDING ON TO A

PROMISE.

Reporter: JOE FRENIER

HAD ALWAYS BEEN AN ACTIVE,

HEALTHY MAN.

I WAS ALWAYS SO HEALTHY.

ANY TIME I HAD ANYTHING

PHYSICALLY WRONG WITH ME, I

PRETTY MUCH IGNORED IT

BECAUSE I THOUGHT I WOULD

TOUGH THROUGH THIS.

Reporter: IN 2002,

WHILE VACATIONING WITH HIS

WIFE, TERRY, JOE NOTICED A

LUMP UNDER HIS ARM.

I THOUGHT, I'VE HAD OTHER

LUMPS, LITTLE CYSTS, ON MY

BODY AND IT IS PROBABLY

NOTHING.

I THOUGHT, JUST IGNORE IT AT

FIRST AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

SHE WAS REALLY TIRED.

AND HE TOLD ME ABOUT THIS,

BUT I JUST THOUGHT, OKAY,

YOU JUST NEED TO GO TO THE

DOCTOR.

Reporter: BY THE TIME

THEY CAME HOME, THE LUMP HAD

GROWN.

JOE VISITED THEIR FAMILY

DOCTOR.

HE SAID, WHATEVER IT IS,

IT'S NOT CANCER.

HE SAID THAT IN TWO

DIFFERENT APPOINTMENTS.

THAT KIND OF REALLY PUT ME

AT EASE.

HE THOUGHT IT WAS A CYST.

AND HE THOUGHT MAYBE IT WAS

AN INFECTION OR SOMETHING,

SO HE GAVE ME ANTIBIOTICS

AND TRIED DIFFERENT THINGS

TO TRY TO CALM IT DOWN OR

MAKE IT GO AWAY.

Reporter: THE LUMP KEPT

GROWING.

AND HE DOCTOR FINALLY SENT

JOE FOR A SONOGRAM.

THE TECH SAID, THIS IS

NOT A CYST.

THESE ARE LYMPH NODES.

AT THAT TIME IT WAS PROBABLY

GETTING CLOSE TO GOLF-BALL

SIZE.

EVENTUALLY I WENT IN TO GET

THE BIOPSY, AND THE SURGEON

SAID THAT THE CANCER WAS TWO

BASEBALL SIZES BY THE TIME

HE TOOK ONE OF THEM AWAY FOR

THE BIOPSY.

Reporter: JOE HAD STAGE

FOUR METASTATIC MELANOMA.

ONCE THEY TOOK EVERYTHING

OUT FROM UNDERNEATH MY ARM,

IT SPREAD TO MY STOMACH.

SO THEY HAD TO TAKE A THIRD

OF MY STOMACH OUT.

AND THEY TOOK SOME LYMPH

NODES OUT AND PART OF MY

AMENTUM.

Reporter: DOCTORS SENT

JOE TO PITTSBURGH, WHERE HE

RECEIVED HIGH DOSES OF

INTERLUCAN TWO, A VERY

POTENT FORM OF

CHEMOTHERAPY.

IT WAS BRUTAL.

IT TURNED OUT THAT DIDN'T

WORK.

IT ONLY GREW EVEN MORE.

Reporter: EVENTUALLY

THE CANCER INVADED HIS

KIDNEYS, LUNGS, AND

PANCREAS.

THE DOCTOR TOLD JOE IT WAS

ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE

HE WAS LOSE HIS BATTLE.

HE SAID TO ME,

MR. FORNIER, I DON'T KNOW IF

YOU KNOW, BUT YOU HAVE DAYS

TO LIVE.

THERE WERE TIMES WHEN, LIKE,

LATE AT NIGHT, I'D BE LAYING

AND THE HOSPITAL, AND I'D BE

THINKING, YOU KNOW, IN THE

DARK -- KIND OF A DARK NIGHT

OF THE SOUL, YOU KNOW --

WHAT'S THIS GOING TO BE LIKE

BECAUSE I REALIZED I WAS

DYING.

Reporter: BUT TERRY

BELIEVED GOD WAS GOING TO

HEAL JOE.

I WAS REALLY FEARFUL.

THAT'S WHEN I THINK THE LORD

GAVE ME A PROMISE.

ABIDE IN ME, AND WHATEVER

YOU WISH, YOU WILL GET IT.

Reporter: THEY MET

ONCOLOGIST DR. BARRY

LEVINSON.

HE TOLD THEM ABOUT AN

EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT THAT

COMBINED CHEMO WITH

IMMUNOTHERAPY.

THEY WERE OUT OF OPTIONS.

IT WAS A HIGHLY TOXIC

REGIMEN, AND I WAS CONCERNED

ABOUT HIS ABILITY TO

TOLERATE IT.

HE WAS QUITE ILL AT THE

TIME.

VERY WEAK, HAD LOST A LOT OF

WEIGHT.

I CERTAINLY WAS ANXIOUS TO

GET HIM STARTED ON THERAPY,

BUT ALSO FACED IT WITH SOME

TREPIDATION BECAUSE

TREATMENTS ARE VERY, VERY

DIFFICULT TO TOLERATE.

Reporter: DESPITE THE

DANGERS, JOE AGREED TO THE

TREATMENTS.

MEANWHILE, THEIR CHURCH

PRAYED, BELIEVING THAT GOD

WOULD HAVE THE FINAL WORD.

WHY DOES EVERYONE SAY

"THY WILL BE DONE," AND NOT

THE REST OF THAT VERSE.

WHICH IS "AS IT IS IN

HEAVEN."

ESO I STARTED THINKING, IS

MELANOMA IN HEAVEN?

IS SICKNESS IN HEAVEN?

SO I STARTED TO ASK FOR

HEAVEN TO COME TO EARTH.

AFTER THE FIRST ROUND, I

COULD FEEL -- I HAD TWO

MASSES, ONE ABOVE AND ONE

BELOW MY COLLARBONE.

I COULD FEEL THOSE SHRINK

AND GO AWAY.

AFTER THE SECOND ROUND, I

HAD SOME INTERNAL

SHRINKAGE.

THEY SAID YOU'VE HAD

SIGNIFICANT SHRINKAGE

INSIDE.

AND AFTER THE THIRD ROUND OF

CHEMO, I HAD A P.E.T. SCAN

AND HE SAID YOU'RE

CANCER-FREE.

AND HE TOLD ME WHAT HAPPENED

TO ME HAS NEVER HAPPENED.

THAT'S THE MOMENT I KNEW,

AND THE MOMENT I WANTED THE

NURSES AND THE DOCTORS TO

SAY THIS IS A MIRACLE.

AND THAT THIS HAS NOT

HAPPENED BEFORE.

I FOUND THAT PATIENTS WHO

ARE PATIENTS WHO HAVE GREAT

FAITH TEND TO DO BETTER THAN

PREDICTED.

WE CAN'T ALWAYS PREDETERMINE

WHO WILL RESPOND WELL AND

WHO WON'T.

SO THAT'S SOMETHING BEYOND

OUR CONTROL.

AND ULTIMATELY, YOU KNOW GOD

IS THE ULTIMATE HEALER, AND

WE PUT OUR TRUST IN HIS

HANDS.

Reporter: FOR EIGHT

YEARS JOE HAS BEEN

CANCER-FREE.

HE IS BACK TO ENJOYING LIFE,

KNOWING THAT EACH DAY IS A

GIFT FROM GOD.

THIS CANCER WAS WAY

BIGGER THAN ME.

BUT I FOUND THAT WITH GOD ON

MY SIDE, THAT THAT CHANGES

EVERYTHING.

IT'S A GAME CHANGER, HAVING

HIM.

AND HE JUST SHOWED ME HOW

WEAK I WAS APART FROM HIM,

BUT HOW STRONG I CAN BE IN

HIM.

FOR ME, I THINK CANCER

WAS ONE OF THOSE CALLS ON

OUR MARRIAGE THAT I TOOK ALL

EXPECTATION OFF OF JOE AND

PUT ALL OF MY EXPECTATION ON

GOD.

AND I FEEL LIKE THE LOVE OF

CHRIST CAME OUT OF ME.

THERE IS, INDEED, NOTHING

IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD.

IF HE CLUES TO HEAL, HE CAN

DO IT IN A FLASH.

I THINK THAT HAS HELPED ME

JUST TO TRUST HIM, HIS

GOODNESS, AND TRUST HIS

POWER AND HIS ABILITY.

Terry: I LOVE WHAT JOE

SAID, WHEN GOD IS INVOLVED,

IT IS A GAME CHANGER.

IT IS A GAME CHANGER FOR ALL

OF US.

18-YEAR-OLD ASHLEY LIVES IN

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.

AND SHE STARTED TO HAVE

HORRIBLE PAIN IN HER LEG.

ON A SCALE OF ONE TO 10, SHE

DESCRIBED HER PAIN AS 15.

HER DOCTOR DIAGNOSED THE

PAIN A SCIATICA.

AND THEN LAST DECEMBER,

WHILE ASHLEY WAS WATCHING

THIS PROGRAM, SHE WAS

PRAYING, LET THIS BE THE DAY

I'M HEALED.

ABOUT THAT TIME, SHE HEARD

GORDON GIVING THIS WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE: "SOMEONE ELSE

WITH SCIATICA, WITH SHOOTING

PAINS DOWN THEIR RIGHT LEG,

GOD IS HEALING YOU."

ASHLEY SAID SHE FELT

EXCRUCIATING PAIN IN HER

RIGHT LEG, AND THE PAIN WENT

AWAY.

Gordon: HERE IS A

DOUBLE MIRACLE.

PALMA, FROM DERBY, KENTUCKY,

BEGAN HAVING TROUBLE

SWALLOWING.

X-RAYS SHOWED A BONE SPUR IN

HER NECK, AND A C.A.T. SCAN

REVEALED A NOTCHAL ON HER

THROAT.

TERRY HAD A WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE.

YOUR THROAT CLOSES UP, AND

YOU HAVE A HARD TIME

SWALLOWING, TOUCH YOUR

THROAT AND RECEIVE HEALING.

AND I HAD A WORD ABOUT A

WOMAN DIAGNOSED WITH A BONE

SPUR.

AND SHE CLAIMED THE HEALING,

AND WHEN SHE HAD HER NECK

ULTRA SOUNDED, EVERYTHING

CAME UP NEGATIVE, AND SHE

HAS HAD NO MORE TROUBLE WITH

HER THROAT.

ONE OF THE THINGS YOU HEARD

IN THAT PIECE WAS, "THY

KINGDOM COME, THY WILL BE

DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN

HEAVEN."

AND HIS WIFE SAID, WHY DO WE

ALWAYS PRAY AND NOT SAY AS

IT IS IN HEAVEN.

AND SHE STARTED GETTING BOLD

IN HER PRAYERS, SAYING GOD'S

WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT

IS IN HEAVEN.

AND THEN SHE GOT ANOTHER

KEY, I DIDN'T WANT ANYTHING

FROM JOE ANYMORE.

I WASN'T LOOKING TO JOE.

I WAS LOOKING TO GOD.

JESUS SAYS THAT IN MATTHEW

11, "HAVE FAITH IN GOD."

DON'T HAVE FAITH IN YOUR

FAITH, DON'T HAVE FAITH IN

YOUR PRAYER, DON'T HAVE

FAITH IN YOUR METHOD.

HAVE FAITH IN GOD AND LET

HIM DO IT.

AND THEN YOU GET IT.

YOU GET THAT OUTPOURING OF

LOVE.

YOU GET THE OUTPOURING OF

FAITH.

LOOKING UNTO JESUS, THE

AUTHOR AND THE FINISHER OF

OUR FAITH.

SO IF THIS IS FOR YOU, IN AN

ACT OF FAITH, LAY YOUR HAND

ON THAT AREA OF YOUR BODY

THAT NEEDS HEALING.

JUST LIKE ASHLEY, SAY THIS

IS THE DAY I'LL GET HEAL.

LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE LIFT THE NEEDS OF

THE AUDIENCE TO YOU RIGHT

NOW.

AND, LORD, WE'RE STIRRED TO

BOLDNESS THAT YOUR WILL WILL

BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN

HEAVEN.

AND IN HEAVEN, THERE IS NO

LACK.

THERE IS NO DISEASE.

SO IN JESUS' NAME, WE PRAY

YOUR WILL WILL BE DONE IN

THESE BODIES NOW.

AS PEOPLE ARE LAYING HANDS,

LET THEM BE HEALED IN JESUS'

NAME.

THERE IS SOMEONE WITH

PROBLEMS IN YOUR RIGHT KNEE,

AND GOD IS JUST HEALING

THAT.

HE IS RESTORING CARTILAGE.

WHAT THE DOCTORS SAID CAN'T

BE DONE IS BEING DONE NOW IN

JESUS' NAME.

SOMEONE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE,

AND YOU'RE LOOKING AT A

TRANSPLANT.

GOD IS ABLE TO HEAL.

EVEN IF IT IS DEAD, HE IS

ABLE TO HEAL IT.

IN JESUS' NAME, BE RESTORED

NOW.

TERRY?

Terry: THERE IS SOMEONE

ELSE, YOU HAVE MULTIPLE

LACERATIONS.

YOU'RE CONCERNED ABOUT

INFECTION AND SCARRING, AND

GOD IS GOING TO COMPLETELY

HEAL THAT FOR YOU WITHOUT

ANY ISSUES.

Gordon: SOMEONE WITH

SPINAL CORD IRRITATION AND

SWELLING.

IT IS GOING DOWN, AND YOU'RE

BEING HEALED NOW IN JESUS'

NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE BEEN TOUCHED BY

GOD, WE WANT TO SHARE IN

YOUGOOD REPORT.

SO CALL US AND LET US KNOW.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM JOHN: "ASK AND

YOU WILL RECEIVE THAT YOUR

JOY MAY BE FULL."

GOD BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN.

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