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The 700 Club - August 21, 2012

Businessman and author Jeff Usner shares his experience of being on ABC's 'Secret Millionaire' program. Plus, see how Sara Weaver was able to forgive those responsible for gunning down her family at Ruby Ridge. Read Transcript


Reporter: THE THE

GOVERNMENT STORMED HER HOME

AND KILLED HER FAMILY.

WHERE I WAS, WHERE SHE

WAS, WHERE DAD WAS -- I

SHOULD BE DEAD.

Reporter: AND THAT'S

WHEN HER BATTLE BEGAN.

WOULD YOU TRADE YOUR MOM

AND YOUR BROTHER FOR THAT?

Reporter: THE MASSACRE

AT RUBY RIDGE 20 YEARS

LATER.

I KNEW SOMETHING BAD WAS

HAPPENING.

Reporter: PLUS, HOW

THIS BUSINESSMAN WENT FROM

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

DOLLARS IN DEBT TO BECOME A

SECRET MILLIONAIRE ON

TODAY'S "THE 700 CLUB."

Pat: WELL, WELCOME TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

WE'VE GOT A JAM-PACKED

PROGRAM FOR YOU TODAY.

THIS POLITICS THINGS IS

HEATING UP.

ONE KEY BLOCK THAT SEEMS TO

HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE AND IS

GROWING VERY FAST, WHETHER

IT AFFECTS POLITICS OR NOT,

WE'LL HAVE TO SEE, BUT,

NEVERTHELESS, THE LATINOS OR

HISPANICS ARE GETTING TO BE

ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT

VOTING BLOCKS IN AMERICA.

Kristi: SO, PAT, THE

QUESTION OF THE DAY IS WHAT

IS ROMNEY AND THE PRESIDENT

DOING TO WIN THE HISPANIC

VOTE.

DAVID BRODY HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: POLITICIANS

LIKE TO TALK ABOUT BOTH, THE

DEBT AND LATINO VOTERS.

THE NUMBER IS EXPECTED TO BE

29%.

MITT ROMNEY --

[ SPEAKING SPANISH ]

Reporter: ROMNEY ADS

SHOWCASES MEXICAN-BORN

FATHER, BUT POLLS SHOW IT

WILL TAKE MORE THAN A FAMILY

CONNECTION TO OVERCOME

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S 26 TO 23

EDGE.

EVANGELICAL LEADERS, LIKE

THE REVEREND SAMMY RODRIGUEZ

IS URGING ROMNEY TO MODERATE

HIS LANGUAGE ON THE ISSUE.

IF A CANDIDATE IS BUYING

INTO THE HYPERBOLE THAT IS

ANTI-IMMIGRATION, THAT

CANDIDATE IS GOING TO HAVE A

DIFFICULT TIME CLIMBING UP

THE PROVERBIAL LATINO LADDER.

SUERTE, GOOD LUCK.

Reporter: LARGER

HISPANIC POPULATIONS, LIKE

ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO, AND IF

IT HAS A LARGE TURN NOUT, IT

SHOULD HELP.

THEY ARE WORKING DILIGENTLY

TO TRY TO MAKE A SIZABLE

DENT IN WINNING THE HISPANIC

VOTE HERE IN NEVADA.

THEY KNOW IF THEY CAN DO

THAT, THEY CAN TAKE NEVADA.

AND IF THEY DO THAT IN A KEY

SWING STATE, IT COULD BE

PIVOTAL IN THE MAIN

ELECTION.

LABOR STATISTICS SHOW UNDER

PRESIDENT OBAMA, HISPANICS

OR LATINO WORKERS, MAKE UP

20% OF ALL UNEMPLOYED

AMERICANS.

AND THEY ACCOUNT FOR NEARLY

30% OF ALL AMERICANS LIVING

IN POVERTY.

WE NEED CONSERVATIVE

LEADERSHIP.

THE CURRENT LEADERSHIP WE

HAVE RIGHT NOW HAS OBVIOUSLY

NOT ONLY BEEN EFFECTIVE.

AND NOT ONLY IS OUR ECONOMY

SUFFERING, ESPECIALLY IN THE

HISPANIC COMMUNITIES, BUT WE

NEED AN ADMINISTRATION THAT

IS GOING TO KEEP ITS

PROMISES.

THIS ADMINISTRATION HAS DONE

A TERRIBLE JOB OF KEEPING

ITS PROMISES.

Reporter: MEANWHILE,

THE OBAMA CAMPAIGN IS

WORKING HARD TO GET THE

HISPANICS.

HE IS VERY MUCH ONE OF

US.

HE IS A SON OF AN

IMMIGRANT.

HE IS A PERSON OF COLOR, AND

HE DOESN'T COME FROM A RICH

BACKGROUND WITH A SILVER

SPOON IN HIS MOUTH.

Reporter: THE OBAMA

CAMPAIGN IS GOING TO TRY TO

MAKE THE CASE THAT THE

ROMNEY CAMPAIGN IS MEAN.

WHATEVER HAPPENS IN 2012,

THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY WILL

BECOME EVEN MORE IMPORTANT

IN THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN

POLITICS.

DAVID BRODY, CBN NEWS, LAS

VEGAS, NEVADA.

Pat: I RAN FOR

PRESIDENT SOME YEARS AGO.

AND I WAS DOWN IN MIAMI, AND

I MARCHED IN THE JOSE MARTIN

PARADE.

AND I GAVE A SPEECH.

"I WANT CUBA LIBRE."

I WAS DRIVING OUT, I STOPPED

AT A STOPLIGHT, AND THERE

WAS A LADY IN THIS CAR NEXT

TO ME.

AND SHE ROLLED DOWN HER

WINDOW, AND I ROLLED MY

WINDOW DOWN, AND SHE

SAID, "I'M GOING TO VOTE FOR

YOU."

Kristi: DID SHE SAY

WHY?

Pat: NO, BUT THAT'S ALL

I WANTED TO HEAR, "I'M GOING

TO VOTE FOR YOU."

THE REPUBLICANS HAVE TO GET

OFF THIS CASE.

THEY THINK THEY HAVE SOME

CORE CONSTITUENCY THAT HATES

IMMIGRANTS.

WE CAN'T DO THAT.

WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT THE

FINENESS AND WONDER THAT

THESE PEOPLE BRING TO OUR

DEMOCRACY.

I THINK THE REPUBLICANS ARE

SHOOTING THEMSELVES IN THE

FOOT.

SURE THE HISPANICS AND THE

LATINOS -- WHICHEVER --

YOU'RE IN CALIFORNIA, IT'S

LATINOS, AND IN MIAMI,

THEY'RE HISPANIC -- ANYHOW,

WHATEVER THE NAME IS, THEY

WANT JOBS.

BUT THEY WANT RESPECT.

AND I THINK THE REPUBLICANS

HAVE GOT TO CHANGE THEIR

MESSAGE.

LEE WEBB HAS THE REST OF OUR

TOP STORIES.

Reporter: STAYING ON

THE POLITICAL THEME, THE

REPUBLICANS ARE PRESSURING

TODD AKIN TO DROP OUT OF THE

SENATE RACE.

BUT A NEW POLL SHOWS AIKINS

STILL DOING WELL AFTER HIS

CONTROVERSIAL REMARKS.

THE DEMOCRATIC FIRM PUBLIC

POLICY APOLOGY CONDUCTED

THAT SURVEY.

HERE IS WHAT AIKINS SAID ON

SUNDAY, FOLLOWED BY HIS

APOLOGY ON SUNDAY.

IF IT IS A LEGITIMATE

RAPE, THE FEMALE BODY HAS

WAYS TO TRY TO SHUT THAT

WHOLE THING DOWN.

I MADE THAT STATEMENT IN

ERROR.

RAPE IS NEVER LEGITIMATE.

WHAT I SAID WAS

ILL-CONCEIVED AND IT WAS

WRONG, AND FOR THAT I

APOLOGIZE.

BUT REPUBLICANS FROM THE

TOP DOWN REBUKE AKIN.

PAT?

Pat: I'LL TELL YOU,

FOLKS, THAT'S ONE OF THOSE,

AGAIN, SHOOTING YOURSELF IN

THE FOOT.

THIS GUY IS AHEAD IN THE

POLLS.

HE HAS A CHANCE TO WIN.

THE REPUBLICANS NEED THE

SENATE.

AND SO HE SCREWED UP.

HE MADE A DUMB REMARK.

AND SO DON'T WE ALL.

IT IS TIME TO SAY, OKAY,

TODD, YOU APOLOGIZED.

YOU MISSPOKE.

AND LET'S GET ON WITH LIFE.

LET'S RUN THE CAMPAIGN.

THE ADHERE IS FORMING A

CIRCULAR FIRING SQUAD AND

GOING AFTER EACH OTHER.

NOT SMART.

LEE?

Reporter: CHARITABLE

TBIF GIVING IS LARGER IN

STATES WITH RELIGIOUS

PEOPLE.

THEY STUDIED RECORDS FROM

2008 AND CONCLUDED THE MOST

GENEROUS STATE WAS UTAH,

FOLLOWED BY MISSISSIPPI,

ALABAMA, TENNESSEE, AND

SOUTH CAROLINA.

THE STINCH GIEST AREA OF THE

COUNTRY?

NEW ENGLAND.

WHERE A HUGE PERCENTAGE OF

NON-RELIGIOUS PEOPLE LIVE.

FOLLOWED BY MAINE, VERMONT,

MASSACHUSETTS, AND RHODE

ISLAND.

THE LEAST GENEROUS AND LEAST

RELIGIOUS STATES VOTED

DEMOCRATIC IN THE LAST

ELECTION, AND THOSE WHO GAVE

MOST VOTED REPUBLICAN.

PAT, WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF

THAT?

Pat: I THINK THE

LIBERALS WANT THE GOVERNMENT

TO PAY ALL OF THE BILLS.

THEY DON'T WANT TO REACH

INTO THEIR POCKET.

THEY WANT TO REACH INTO YOUR

POCKET.

THEY'LL TAKE MONEY FROM YOU

TO USE FOR THEIR PET

PROJECTS, BUT THEY WON'T

TAKE IT FROM THEMSELVES.

THOSE WHO KNOW THE LORD AND

ARE CONCERNED ABOUT OTHER

PEOPLE REACH INTO THEIR OWN

POCKET AND GIVE GENEROUSLY.

THAT'S WHAT THEIR SURVEYS

SHOW.

NEW ENGLAND IS LOSING,

LOSING, LOSING.

THEY HAVE TO ADOPT A POLICY

OF GENEROSITY AND GET BACK

ON TOP.

LEE?

Reporter: APPLE IS NOW

THE HIGHEST VALUED COMPANY

IN THE HISTORY OF WALL

STREET.

THE STOCK IS WORTH

$623 BILLION.

THAT BEATS MICROSOFT'S OLD

RECORD OF $613 BILLION, THAT

WAS SET BACK IN 1999.

ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION,

MICROSOFT WAS WORTH ABOUT

$850 BILLION THEN.

MANY ANALYSTS BELIEVE APPLE

CAN STILL GO HIGHER.

THE COMPANY'S STOCK HAS BEEN

RISING BECAUSE OF THE

UPCOMING iPHONE 5.

ISRAEL IS CLOSER THAN EVER

TO AN ATTACK ON IRAN.

AND BENJAMIN NETANYAHU IS

DETERMINED TO ATTACK BEFORE

THE U.S. ELECTION.

MILITARY REPORT ALAN BEN

DAVID FILED THAT REPORT.

HE HAD INSIDE ACCESS TO THE

ISRAELI AIR FORCE AS TO

TRAIN FOR A POSSIBLE

STRIKE.

HE AS BENJAMIN NETANYAHU MAY

GO FOR THE ATTACK BEFORE A

POSSIBLE MEETING WITH

PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE U.N.

NEXT MONTH.

DO YOU AGREE WITH THAT,

PAT?

Pat: I AGREE THAT A

MEETING WITH OBAMA WOULD BE

TOTALLY FRUITLESS.

I THINK THESE GUYS DON'T

LIKE EACH OTHER.

OBAMA COULD BE A LAME-DUCK.

WHO NEEDS HIM.

AT THIS POINT IN TIME,

NETANYAHU OUGHT TO DO WHAT

NETANYAHU OUGHT TO DO.

BUT I'LL TELL YOU, THERE ARE

TREMENDOUS CONSEQUENCES.

HEZBOLLAH IS LOOKING AT

40,000 TO 50,000 ROCKETS.

THEY HAVE NEW SCUD

MISSILES.

THEY HAVE BETTER TARGETING

FACILITIES.

THEY'RE GOING TO BLOW THE

DAY LIGHTS OUT OF ISRAEL IF

ANY WAR STARTS.

THE IRANIANS WILL COME BACK

AND IT WILL BE A BLOODY

MESS.

BUT A NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST IS

WORSE.

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU IS A GOOD

MAN, HE IS A DEAR FRIEND,

AND I WISH HIM WELL.

I WOULD SAY PLEASE PRAY FOR

ISRAEL THAT THEIR LEADERS

MAKE WISE DECISIONS IN THIS

TIME OF CRISIS.

LEE?

Reporter: ISRAELI

ARCHEOLOGISTS FEEL THEY

FOUND EVIDENCE THAT THE

STRONG MAN SAMPSON IS REAL.

THAT EVIDENCE COMES IN A

SMALL ARTIFACT FOUND IN

SAMPSON'S HOME TOWN.

Reporter: THE EXCITING

DISCOVERY, ABOUT THE SIZE OF

A PEBBLE, DEPICTS ONE OF

SAMPSON'S ADVENTURES.

YOU CAN SEE A VERY LARGE

PIECE HERE.

> IT IS A PERSON REACHING

OUT HERE.

MAYBE HE IS DEFENDING OR

ATTACKING THE LARGE ANIMAL.

Reporter: THE

CONE-SHAPED SEAL DATES BACK

TO 1200 B.C., WHICH MATCHES

THE BIBLE'S TIMEFRAME FOR

SAMPSON'S LIFE.

IT ILLUSTRATES A SCENE FROM

THE BOOK OF JUDGES, WHERE

SAMPSON IS ON HIS WAY TO

MEET HIS FIANCEE IN TIMNA.

SUDDENLY A YOUNG LION CAME

ROARING UPON HIM, AND THE

SPIRIT OF THE LORD CAME UPON

HIM, AND HE TORE THE LION

APART WITH HIS OWN HANDS,

LIKE ONE WHAT A GOAT.

THE MEAT OR THE LEGEND IS

DEPICTED HERE.

IT IS IN THE RIGHT PLACE IN

THE RIGHT TIME.

Reporter: THIS PLACE IS

OF GREAT ARCHEOLOGICAL

INTEREST FOR OTHER REASONS.

IT IS WHERE THEY CAPTURED

THE ARC OF THE COVENANT.

THEY PUT IT ON THERE WITH

TWO COWS.

Reporter: TEL AVIV

UNIVERSITY ARCHEOLOGIST

DR. STEVE LEGEND AND ANOTHER

HAVE LED THE EXCAVATIONS

HERE FOR THE LAST 20 YEARS.

A BRITISH GROUP FIRST

EXCAVATED HERE.

THEY KNEW ABOUT THE

PHILISTINES FROM THE BIBLE,

BUT THEY WANTED TO BRING THE

BIBLICAL STORIES ALIVE.

Reporter: AND PEOPLE

INHABITED THE AREA

CONTINUEIUSLY FOR MORE THAN

1,000 YEARS UNTIL THE SYRIA

KING DESTROYED IT IN 701

B.C.

MODERN DAY BESHEMIST IS

ACROSS THE HIGHWAY.

NEXT SUMMER, ARCHEOLOGISTS

WANT TO UNCOVER MORE OF THE

AREA THAT MAY HAVE BELONGED

TO A MYSTERIOUS FEMALE WHO

RULED THE AREA.

Reporter: HOW

FASCINATING IT MUST BE TO BE

AN ARCHEOLOGIST FROM THE

HOLY LAND.

CAN YOU IMAGINE HOLDING

SOMETHING FROM 1200 B.C.?

Pat: IT IS WONDERFUL.

I HAD A COURSE CALLED

BIBLICAL ARCHEOLOGY, AND IT

IS SIMPLY FABULOUS.

BUT I THINK WE HAVE TO MAKE

VERY CLEAR THAT THERE IS

NOTHING, NOTHING THAT HAS

BEEN FOUND BY SUBSTANTIAL

ARCHEOLOGY WHICH DISPROVES

THE BIBLE.

EVERYTHING IN THE MIDDLE

EAST LINES UP WITH THE

BIBLICAL NARRATIVE WHEN THEY

FIND IT.

I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT DARWIN

LOOKING AT SOME ISLAND OFF

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS.

I'M TALKING ABOUT ON THE

SITE, IN ISRAEL, AND IT

CONFIRMS THE WRITTEN WORD OF

GOD.

THAT SHOULD MAKE US ALL

HAPPY.

Kristi: AMEN, BROTHER.

Pat: IS THAT GOOD?

Kristi: OF COURSE, IT

IS GREAT!

I APPLAUD.

COMING UP, A MULTI-BILLION

CASUALITY ON AMERICA'S WAR

ON TERROR.

FIND OUT WHAT IT IS, AND

WHAT IS BEING DONE TO

REVERSE IT.

Pat: WELL, YOU'RE

WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB," AS

THE MONTH OF AUGUST GROWS TO

A CLOSE.

AND SCHOOL GETS CLOSER AND

CLOSER.

AND EVERYBODY IS ALL SET TO

BUY SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND ALL

OF THE REST OF IT.

WELL, OUR ECONOMY, I MIGHT

ADD, IS NOT FLOURISHING.

CONSUMERS ARE NOT BUYING,

AND MANUFACTURERS ARE

STARTING TO LOAD UP ON

INVENTORIES THEY DON'T

NEED.

AND THEREFORE IT IS CLEAR

THAT OUR ECONOMY NEEDS ALL

OF THE HELP IT CAN GET.

AND IT COULD GET SOME STRONG

HELP FROM A SOURCE YOU MIGHT

NOT EXPECT.

TOURISTS.

AFTER 9/11, AMERICA MADE IT

HARDER FOR FOREIGNERS TO

VISIT THIS COUNTRY.

I THINK THEY'RE STILL MAKING

IT TOUGH.

BUT FINALLY THE U.S. HAS

OPENED ITS COLLECTIVE EYES

AND SAID, WE REALLY NEED

THESE VISITORS AS AN

ECONOMIC STIMULUS.

RATHER THAN A SECURITY

THREAT.

SO HEATHER CELLS IS GOING TO

EXPLAIN WHY BRAZIL IS A

LUCRATIVE SOURCE OF TOURIST

MONEY.

HERE IS HEATHER.

Reporter: MILLIONS

AROUND THE WORLD SEE THE

UNITED STATES AS THEIR

NUMBER ONE TRAVEL

DESTINATION.

DANIEL CABRAL IS ONE OF

THEM.

ALTHOUGH HE LIVES ALONG THE

BEAUTIFUL BRAZILIAN COAST,

HE LOOKS FOR OPPORTUNITIES

TO VISIT THE STATE.

IT IS REALLY GOOD TO GO

SHOPPING.

THE PRICES THERE COMPARED TO

HERE ARE REALLY LOW.

Reporter: IN FACT,

FOREIGN VISITORS REPRESENT

BIG MONEY.

LAST YEAR THEY SPENT

$150 BILLION HERE, AND

BRAZILIANS TOPPED THE

CHARTS, SPENDING ABOUT

$5,000 PER VISIT.

THE FACT IS BRAZILIANS,

ESPECIALLY THE MOVIE-RICH

BRAZILIANS, APPEAR IN THE

NORTHEAST.

THEY HAVE OPPORTUNITIES AND

MONEY TO SPEND, AND THEY

WANT TO SEE THE WORLD.

THEY WANT TO SEE AMERICA.

Reporter: BUT IT IS NOT

ALL GOOD NEWS.

THE VALUE OF GLOBAL TRAVEL

IS EXPECTED TO DOUBLE IN THE

NEXT 10 YEARS TO OVER

$2 TRILLION.

BUT THE U.S. SHARE OF THAT

IS SHRINKING.

PEOPLE LIKE TO USE

SERVICES THAT ARE EASY AND

CONVENIENT.

Reporter: SECURITY

ANALYST JAMES, SAYS THE A

LABORIOUS VISA PROBLEM CURBS

THE TRAVEL.

IN FACT, THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

CALLS THE LAST 10 YEARS THE

LOST DECADE.

IN 2000, THE U.S. COMMANDED

17% OF THE INTERNATIONAL

TRAVEL.

TODAY IT IS JUST 12%.

A BIG REASON FOR THAT DROP

IS THAT MANY POTENTIAL

TOURISTS NEED A PASSPORT,

PLUS A VISA, TO TRAVEL TO

THE U.S.

AND GETTING THAT VISA COULD

TAKE MONTHS.

THEY HAVE TO GO THROUGH A

LENGTHY APPLICATION PROCESS,

AND HAVE AN IN-PERSON

INTERVIEW TO BE APPROVED FOR

A VISA.

Reporter: CBN NEWS MET

BRUNO AS HE WAITED FOR HIS

OUTSIDE THE U.S. CONSULATE

IN BRAZIL.

BECAUSE MY CITY -- I

CAN'T TAKE THE VISA THERE.

I HAVE TO TRAVEL TO SPAIN

AND SPEND TWO DAYS THERE.

WHAT WE'VE SEEN WITH SOME

BRAZILIAN TOURISTS, THEY'RE

GOING TO COUNTRIES WHERE

THEY DON'T HAVE TO GET A

VISA.

COUNTRIES LIKE FRANCE AND

GERMANY.

Reporter: THE U.S. WILL

CUT THE VISA WAIT TIME BY

40% OVER THE NEXT YEAR.

IN HAFIFI IT USED TO TAKE 60

DAYS TO GET A VISA.

IT NOW TAKES TWO.

THERE IS ALSO SUPPORT TO ADD

MORE COUNTRIES, SUCH AS

BRAZIL, TO THE VISA WAIVER

PROGRAM.

THIS ALLOWS PASSENGERS TO

COME TO THE U.S. WITH JUST

LIAR PASSPORT.

ONE THING THE UNITED

STATES CAN DO IS MAKE IT

EASIER TO COME TO THE UNITED

STATES.

IN THE POST-9/11 WORLD,

PEOPLE EQUATE EASIER WITH

SECURITY RISKS, BUT THAT IS

NOT NECESSARILY SO.

Reporter: THOSE

COUNTRIES MOST AGREE TO

SPECIFIC SECURITY PROTOCOLS,

SHARE LOST AND STOLEN

PASSPORT INFORMATION.

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT KNOWS

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT

SOMEBODY COMING FROM A

COUNTRY WHERE YOU DON'T HAVE

TO GET A VISA, IRONICALLY,

THAN A COUNTRY WHERE YOU

DO.

Reporter: FOR DANIEL,

THESE EFFORTS ARE ALREADY

PAYING OFF.

IT TOOK JUST TWO WEEKS FOR

HIM TO GET A VISA FOR A

VISIT IN MAY.

I TOLD ALL OF MY

FRIENDS.

AND EVEN MY FAMILY IS AR IS

GETTING THEIR VISA.

Reporter: EVERY 33

VISITORS HERE CREATE ONE

AMERICAN JOB.

SO THE MORE PEOPLE WHO

VISIT, THE MORE AMERICANS

WILL GET BACK TO WORK.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Pat: GOOD WORD,

HEATHER.

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I WANT

TO SAY YOU TURN A BUNCH OF

BUREAUCRATS LOSE ON

ANYTHING, THEY'RE GOING TO

MAKE IT HARD.

I DON'T CARE WHAT IT IS,

WHETHER IT IS DOG LICENSES

OR VISAS.

WE'VE JUST GOT TO SIMPLIFY

THINGS.

WE WANT TOURISTS.

AMERICA IS GOING INTO A

RECESSION.

I WAS READING GARY

SCHILLING'S VERY EXCELLENT

MONTHLY ECONOMIC ANALYSIS,

AND HE IS TALKING ABOUT THE

LOOK OF A SERIOUS DOWNTURN

IN OUR ECONOMY.

WHY?

BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE NOT

BUYING.

THEY'RE NOT SPENDING.

THEY HAVEN'T GOT THE MONEY.

THEIR HOUSE PRICES ARE

DECLINING, AND THIS HAS GOT

A RIPPLE EFFECT ALL THE WAY

THROUGH, WHICH MEANS MORE

JOBS LOST, ETC., ETC.

WE NEED THE INFLUX OF

TOURISTS FROM AROUND THE

WORLD.

WE CAN'T LET ONE SHOE-BOMBER

OR ONE UNDERWEAR BOMBER

DESTROY OUR ENTIRE TOURIST

INDUSTRY.

WE CAN'T DO IT.

SO I HOPE THE BUREAUCRATS

ARE LISTENING.

I CAN'T SAY I LOVE YOU, BUT

I GUESS YOU'RE TRYING TO DO

YOUR JOB.

KRISTI?

Kristi: AND WHEN YOU DO

COME TO THE UNITED STATES,

COME TO VIRGINIA BEACH.

WHY NOT COME TO "THE 700

CLUB."

UP NEXT ON "THE 700 CLUB,"

THE ENTREPRENEUR WHO CUT

DOWN HIS HOURS, THEN BECAME

Kristi: ON THE TV SHOW,

"SECRET MILLIONAIRE," JEFF

HAD TO GO UNDERCOVER.

HE COULDN'T LIVE LAVISHLY,

HE HAD TO CUT EXPENSES, AND

COUNT EVERY PENNY.

FOR JEFF, HE DIDN'T REALLY

HAVE TO ACT.

BECAUSE NOT TOO LONG AGO, HE

USED TO BE IN THAT VERY

SITUATION.

Reporter: YOU MIGHT

RECOGNIZE JEFF FROM ABC'S

"THE SECRET MILLIONAIRE."

WHAT I HAVEN'T TOLD YOU

ABOUT 100% ABOUT ME IS I'M

ACTUALLY A VERY SUCCESSFUL

BUSINESSMAN.

Reporter: BEFORE JEFF

BECAME A MILLIONAIRE, HE WAS

$285,000 IN DEBT.

HE WORKED ENDLESS HOURS AND

NEVER SAW HIS FAMILY.

THEN JEFF GOT HIS PRIORITIES

RIGHT.

HE PUT HIS FAMILY FIRST AND

CUT BACK HIS HOURS BY 50%.

EIGHT MONTHS LATER, HE WAS

DEBT-FREE.

WITHIN 18 MONTHS, HE CREATED

A MULTI-MILLION INTERNET

COMPANY.

Kristi: JEFF IS ALSO

THE AUTHOR OF A NEW BOOK

ENTITLED "INTERNET

MILLIONAIRE, YOUR BLUEPRINT

TO SECOND."

THANK YOU FOR COMING.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

Kristi: SECRET

MILLIONAIRE, WOULDN'T WE ALL

LIKE TO HAVE THAT TITLE.

WHEN WE THINK ABOUT BEING A

MILLIONAIRE, WE THINK MONEY

IS THE SOLUTION TO ALL OF

OUR PROBLEMS.

WELL, THERE IS A SEASON, YOU

KNOW, WHEN YOU KIND OF HAD

THE AMERICAN DREAM, AND YET

YOU HAD A LOT OF

CHALLENGES.

TAKE ME BACK TO THAT TIME.

IT WASN'T JUST FOUR YEARS

AGO -- FIVE YEARS AGO, I WAS

IN A HARD SITUATION.

I WAS DEEP IN DEBT.

I WAS LOOKING LONG, ENDLESS

HOURS.

I DIDN'T GET TO SEE MY WIFE,

DIDN'T GET TO SEE MY KIDS.

IT WAS REALLY A STRESSFUL

TIME FOR ME.

THERE WAS A MOMENT WHERE I

THOUGHT THINGS COULDN'T GET

ANY WORSE.

THAT'S WHEN I GOT THE PHONE

CALL FROM MY WIFE, AND

THAT'S THE KIND OF PHONE

CALL YOU DON'T WANT TO GET.

SHE WAS ABOUT NINE MONTHS

PREGNANT WITH OUR THIRD BOY,

JAMES.

AND WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT

BRINGING JAMES INTO THE

WORLD, AND SHE WAS BALLING

ON THE OTHER END OF THE

LINE.

AND JUST SAYING, YOU KNOW,

THERE IS NO HEART BEAT.

SHE HAD BEEN AT ONE OF HER

LAST CHECKUPS BEFORE WE

DELIVERED.

AND THAT LED INTO A REALLY

BIG DOWNWARD SPIRAL FOR ME.

AND IT LED TO ONE OF THE

HARDEST MOMENTS OF MY LIFE

THE NEXT DAY.

Kristi: SO YOU BOTH

LOST THAT CHILD.

UH-HUH.

Kristi: AND DURING THIS

TIME, I'M JUST CURIOUS, WHAT

WAS YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH

THE LORD LIKE?

WAS IT AT THE POINT WHERE

WORK WAS FIRST, GOD WAS

FIRST -- TELL ME YOUR LIFE?

JEFF WAS FIRST.

WORK WAS FIRST IN MY LIFE.

I WAS SACRIFICING A LOT,

GOING AFTER A DREAM THAT I

HAD, AND I WAS SACRIFICING

EVERYTHING.

AND AFTER JAMES, WE

DELIVERED HIM, AND THE THING

THAT MAYBE A LOT OF PEOPLE

DON'T UNDERSTAND, AFTER A

BABY DIES IN THE WOMB, YOU

STILL HAVE TO DELIVER THE

BABY.

YOU GO THROUGH CHILDBIRTH,

AND WATCHING MY WIFE GO

THROUGH THAT -- I KNEW SHE

WAS AMAZING, BUT SHE IS ONE

OF THE STRONGEST WOMEN I

KNOW.

HOLDING HIM FOR TWO DAYS,

HIS COLD BODY.

THAT'S WHAT GOT US THROUGH

THAT, THAT HE WOULD BE ALIVE

WHEN HE WAS BORN.

AND TO ANOTHER CHALLENGE

WHEN I WAS AT THE GYM

WORKING OUT, JUST DOING A

WARMUP SESSION, AND I GOT

NAUSEOUS, I WAS DIZZY, AND

MY FACE WAS NUMB.

MY WIFE WAS LIKE, YOU NEED

TO GO TO THE DOCTOR.

I WENT TO THE DOCTOR, AND

THEY GAVE ME A C.A.T. SCAN

IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM.

I GET A PHONE CALL FROM THE

DOCTOR SAYING YOU NEED TO

RUSH BACK HERE NOW, YOU'VE

HAD A MAJOR STROKE.

I WAS LIKE WOW, BECAUSE I

WAS 34 YEARS OLD, AND I ATE

HEALTHY AND WORKED OUT, BUT

IT WAS A VERY STRESSFUL PART

OF MY LIFE.

BEFORE I LEFT TO GO BACK TO

THE HOSPITAL, I HAD TWO

PEOPLE PRAY OVER ME.

BECAUSE I HAD SEEN HEALINGS

WITH OTHER PEOPLE, BUT I

NEVER EXPERIENCED MYSELF.

THEY PRAYED OVER ME.

AND I DIDN'T FEEL ANYTHING

THEN.

BUT AS I'M DRIVING TO THE

HOSPITAL, I FELT SOMETHING

HIT ME, AND I WAS LIKE, WOW,

I WAS JUST HEALED.

I STILL HAD TO SHOW UP AT

THE HOSPITAL, THE SAME ONE

WE JUST LOST OUR SON AT.

THIS TIME I'M THE ONE GOING

IN FOUR TESTS.

I WENT THROUGH A DAY OF

TESTS OVERNIGHT.

THEY SAID, WE DON'T KNOW

WHAT TO TELL YOU, BUT IT IS

GONE.

THE BLOC BLOCKAGE YOU HAD,

THE ARTERIES, THE EVENT THAT

HAPPENED IN YOUR HEAD IS NO

LONGER THERE.

Kristi: TRULY AMAZING.

YOU SAW THE WORK OF GOD IN

YOUR LIFE.

WHAT WAS IT THAT ALL OF A

SUDDEN CHANGED YOUR

PARADIGM.

YOU'RE A SUCCESSFUL

BUSINESSMAN, BUT DEEP IN

DEBT, YOU HAD A THIRD BABY

THAT WENT ON TO BE WITH THE

LORD, A STROKE AT THE AGE OF

34, HEALS YOUR SON IN

HEAVEN.

DO YOU KIND OF LOOK AT YOUR

LIFE AND SAY, OKAY, LORD,

WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL

ME?

YOU THINK YOU WOULD GET

TO THE POINT WHERE YOU

THINK, SOMETHING HAS GOT TO

CHANGE.

BUT I STILL WENT ON.

THERE WAS A MOMENT I WENT ON

WITH WORK, AND LOOKING AT

THE DINNER TABLE AND NOT

KNOWING HOW I'M GOING TO BE

ABLE TO PUT FOOD ON THE

TABLE FOR MY FAMILY.

I DROPPED TO MY KNEES, AND I

SAID, LORD, I CAN'T DO

THIS.

THAT WAS A BIG MOMENT,

GIVING IT OVER TO HIM.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, HE QUICKLY

SHOWED UP.

I HAD TO GO THROUGH

DEVELOPING SOME SKILL SETS.

BECAUSE HE WAS BASICALLY

GIVING ME WHAT I COULD

HANDLE FINANCIAL.

I GOT OUT OF DEBT IN ABOUT

EIGHT MONTHS.

I FOLLOWED A COURSE, GOT OUT

OF DEBT, AND MY LIFE WAS

TRANSFORMED AFTER THAT.

Kristi: TAKE ME TO THE

HOW.

THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE

GOING THROUGH A LOT OF

SITUATIONS, THEY ARE IN

DEBT, AND THEIR FAMILY SEEMS

TO BE IN TURMOIL.

YOU REDIRECTED YOUR ENTIRE

LIFE.

YOU PUT GOD UP HERE, AND

WHAT DID YOU DO WITH YOUR

BUSINESS.

TELL ME WHAT YOU DID.

GOD WENT NUMBER ONE.

I PUT MY WIFE NUMBER TWO.

AND MY KIDS THERE, AND WORK

LAST.

I CUT BACK ABOUT 50% OF MY

HOURS.

AND I STARTED TO TRUST HE

WOULD PROVIDE.

HE IS JEHOVAH JIREH.

HE IS THE PROVIDER.

I STILL STRUGGLED IN

BUSINESS, BUT THERE WAS A

MOMENT, ABOUT THREE YEARS

AGO, WHEN I WAS SITTING AT

MY DESK -- I WAS WORKING AT

HOME.

I SAID, I'M DONE AT THE

OFFICE.

I WANT TO BE AT HOME WITH MY

KIDS.

I'VE MISSED OUT ON THEIR

LIVES.

I WAS SITTING AT MY DESK AND

I WAS STRUGGLING, AND HE

SAID, DO YOU WANT ME TO SHOW

YOU HOW DO THAT?

AND I SAID YES.

AND IT'S GONE ON TO CREATE

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS, AND

THAT'S ALL IN JUST A FEW

YEARS.

THAT'S WHAT I PUT IN THE

BOOK, THAT EXACT THING HE

GAVE ME.

Kristi: AMAZING, YOU

PUT THINGS BACK IN GOD'S

ORDER, PUT HIM AT THE HEAD,

AND GOD BLESSED YOU.

AND YOU HAVE BECOME THAT

"SECRET MILLIONAIRE."

DON'T TELL ANYBODY.

REALLY QUICK, WE CAN'T HAVE

YOU LEAVE WITHOUT TALKING

ABOUT THE SHOW.

TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT THIS

SHOW, "THE SECRET

MILLIONAIRE."

THEY SHOW UP AT YOUR

HOUSE AND SPEND THE DAY WITH

YOU.

AND THEN THEY GET IN THE CAB

AND AS SOON AS THAT DOOR

CLOSES, YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE

YOU'RE GOING.

YOU KNOW YOU'RE GOING TO BE

LIVING ON WELFARE WAGES IN

AN IMPOVERISHED AREA.

WE DROVE PAST THE SAN

ANTONIO AIRPORT, PAST MY

HOUSE.

THEY DROVE ME TO THE WEST

SIDE OF SAN ANTONIO, WHERE

I'VE NEVER BEEN.

YOU GO AND SERVE IN THREE

ORGANIZATIONS, AND THEY

THINK YOU'RE JUST DOING A

DOCUMENTARY ON VOLUNTEERING

ON THEIR ORGANIZATIONS.

I SERVED THERE, AND I HELPED

THE HABITAT FOR SAFE

SENIORS.

I HELPED THE TEAM THAT HELPS

MULTIPLE DISABLED KIDS.

AND KEEPING KIDS OUT OF

GANGS.

BY THE END OF THE WEEK, YOU

SAY, HEY, GUESS WHAT, "I'M A

MILLIONAIRE."

IT IS A WEIRD THING FOR ME

TO SAY, BUT YOU HAVE TO SAY

THAT.

YOU HAVE TO REVEAL WHO YOU

ARE AND GIVE A DONATION.

Kristi: YOU'VE LEARNED

A LOT IN LIFE.

WHAT'S THE MAIN THING YOU

WANT TO SHARE WITH OUR

VIEWERS IN TERMS OF WHAT GOD

MINISTERS TO YOU ABOUT?

JUST KEEPING GOD FIRST.

WHEN YOU WAKE UP, SEEK HIM

FIRST.

PRAY AND SAY, GOD THIS IS

YOUR DAY, LET YOUR WILL BE

DONE.

WALKING THROUGH THE LORD'S

PRAYER, LIKE I DO WITH MY

KIDS EVERY DAY.

SUBMIT TO HIM AND LET HIM

GUIDE YOU AND GET OUT OF

YOUR OWN WAY.

Kristi: THANK YOU SO

MUCH FOR BEING HERE, JEFF.

THE GREAT MILLIONAIRE TIPS,

IF YOU WANT THEM, WHICH I'M

SURE WE ALL WANT, IS IN

JEFF'S BOOK, CALLED "THE

SECRET MILLIONAIRE."

YOU CAN LOG ON TO cbn.com

AND FIND OUT SOME

INFORMATION ON HIS BOOK.

AND YOU CAN ALSO WATCH

"SECRET MILLIONAIRE," AT

8 P.M. EASTERN STANDARD

TIME.

IT IS A SECRET, THE WHOLE

MILLIONAIRE THING.

I'M JUST KIDDING.

PAT, OVER TO YOU.

Pat: I CONGRATULATE

ABC.

IT IS A TERRIFIC PROGRAM.

IT IS VERY HEART-WARMING.

IT IS LIKE THE ONES THAT

BUILD HOUSES FOR PEOPLE.

THEY WANT TO GIVE AND

ENCOURAGE, AND THIS IS

ENCOURAGEMENT.

STILL AHEAD, A LOOK BACK AT

ONE OF THE MOST SHOCKING

POINTS OF AMERICAN LAW

ENFORCEMENT.

THE DEADLY RUBY RIDGE

INNOCENT A -- INCIDENT AS

TOLD BY A WOMAN WHO'S MOTHER

WAS SHOT BY FEDERAL AGENTS

ON THE PORCH OF THEIR

HOUSE.

WHERE I WAS, AND WHERE

DAD WAS -- I SHOULD BE

DEAD.

BECAUSE I WAS RIGHT NEXT TO

HER.

Pat: FIND OUT WHAT

HAPPENED TO HER AFTER THE

MASSACRE.

COMING UP NEXT.

Reporter: WELCOME BACK

TO WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWSBREAK.

THE KENTUCKY SUPREME COURT

REFUSED TO HEAR A CHALLENGE

TO A REFERENCE OF GOD IN THE

STATE'S HOMELAND SECURITY

LAW.

THE GROUP AMERICAN ATHEISTS

CHALLENGED THE REFERENCE

BACK IN 2008, SAYING IT WAS

A VIOLATION OF

CONSTITUTIONAL BANDS ON

STATE-SPONSORED RELIGION.

THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEAL

UPHELD THE RULING TO

ALMIGHTY GOD.

A PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL BOARD

IS FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO

PRAY AT THE BEGINNING OF

MEETINGS.

TWO ATHEIST GROUPS ARE

CHALLENGING THE PRACTICE.

A MEMBER SAYS THE PRAYER IS,

QUOTE,"A CLEAR

CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATION."

THE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT

SAYS HE HAS BEEN ATTENDING

MEETINGS FOR A QUARTER OF A

CENTURY, AND THE MEETINGS

HAVE ALWAYS STARTED WITH THE

LORD'S PRAYER.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST NEWS BY GOING TO OUR

WEBSITE AT CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND KRISTI WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

AFTER THIS.

Pat: SOME YEARS AGO,

THERE WAS AN

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF AMERICA

WHO'S NAME WAS JANET RENO.

AND UNDER HER

ADMINISTRATION, ONE GROUP OF

SO-CALLED CULTISTS WERE

BURNED ALIVE IN A PLACE THEY

HAD IN WACO, TEXAS.

AND SOMEBODY ELSE WAS SHOT

DEAD ON A PORCH OF A PLACE

CALLED RUBY RIDGE.

AND ON THIS DAY, 20 YEARS

AGO, FEDERAL AGENTS

SURROUNDED THE PROPERTY OF

RANDY WEAVER.

THIS IS A STANDOFF THAT

LASTED FOR 12 DAYS.

BUT FOR RANDY'S DAUGHTER,

SARAH, THE TRAUMA OF THAT

EPISODE LASTED FOR NEARLY 12

YEARS.

Reporter: THE RUBY

RIDGE INCIDENT OF 1992 WAS

AN INFAMOUS STANDOFF

INVOLVING THE F.B.I., THE

U.S. MARSHALS, AND THE

BARRICADED FAMILY OF RANDY

WEAVER.

EARLIER RANDY WAS ARRESTED

ON FEDERAL FIREARMS CHARGES

FOR MAKING SAWED-OFF

SHOTGUNS.

AFTER HE MISSED HIS COURT

DATE, HE WAS DECLARED A

FUGITIVE.

THAT'S WHEN BAD TURNED TO

WORSE.

HIS DAUGHTER, SARAH, WAS

ONLY 16 YEARS OLD.

I REMEMBER A DOG SOUNDING

THE ALARM.

THEY STARTED BARKING, AND I

THOUGHT, MAYBE SOMEBODY IS

COMING UP TO VISIT, MAYBE IT

IS A FRIEND OF MINE.

IT IS EXCITING FOR US TO

HAVE COMPANY.

Reporter: DOWN THE PATH

FROM THE HOUSE, U.S.

MARSHALS CONFRONTED RANDY,

SARAH'S BROTHER, AND A

FRIEND.

SARAH HEARD GUNFIRE.

THAT SHOCKED ME AND

FREAKED ME OUT.

I KNEW SOMETHING BAD WAS

HAPPENING.

Reporter: THE U.S.

MARSHAL WHO FIRED THE FIRST

SHOT, AND SARAH'S BROTHER

SAM, WERE SHOT AND KILLED IN

THE SKIRMISH.

HE HAD NO IDEA WHAT HE

WAS RUNNING INTO THAT DAY.

HE WAS 14.

HE WAS MY BEST FRIEND.

Reporter: THE STANDOFF

CONTINUED UNTIL THE NEXT

DAY.

AND THERE WAS ONE MORE

VICTIM.

SARAH'S MOTHER, VICKI, WAS

SHOT AND KILLED WHILE

STANDING ON HER FRONT

PORCH.

SARAH WAS STANDING RIGHT

BESIDE HER MOM WHEN IT

HAPPENED.

WHERE I WAS, WHERE SHE

WAS, WHERE DAD WAS -- I

SHOULD BE DEAD BECAUSE I WAS

RIGHT NEXT TO HER.

I STRUGGLED WITH THAT FOR A

LOT OF YEARS, WHY AM I STILL

ALIVE?

Reporter: RANDY WAS

SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN

PRISON FOR HIS ORIGINAL

FAILURE TO

APPEAR

IN

COURT.

SARAH AND HER SISTERS MOVED

TO IOWA TO LIVE WITH THEIR

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS.

IT WAS HARD BECAUSE THEY

WERE GRIEVING, WE WERE

GRIEVING.

IT WAS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT

WORLD THAN WE WERE USED TO.

I FELT LIKE AN ALIEN MOST OF

THE TIME.

SO IT IS HARD TO MAKE

FRIENDS ANYWAY, AND THEN TO

CARRY ALL

OF THAT STUFF, IT

WAS TOUGH.

Reporter: SARAH

FINISHED HIGH SCHOOL AND

MOVED WITH HER SISTERS TO

GRAND JUNCTION, IOWA.

TO BE WITH THEIR DAD, WHO

WAS RELEASED FROM PRISON.

HAVING HIM HOME WAS A

HUGE RELIEF.

I WAS VERY EXCITED ABOUT

THAT.

Reporter: THREE YEARS

LATER IN A WRONGFUL DEATH

SUIT AGAINST THE FEDERAL

GOVERNMENT, SARAH AND HER

FAMILY WON A $3.1 MILLION

SETTLEMENT.

$100,000 TO RANDY, AND

$1 MILLION TO EACH

DAUGHTER.

MY THOUGHT WAS, REALLY?

LIKE, WOULD YOU TRADE YOUR

MOM AND YOUR BROTHER FOR

THAT?

Reporter: SARAH USED

HER MONEY TO BUY SOME LAND

IN MARION, MONTANA.

SHE AND HER FIANCE, DAVID,

MOVED THERE IN 1997.

I MISSED THE MOUNTAINS.

THEY WERE IN MY BLOOD.

Reporter: IN 2001,

SARAH AND DAVID HAD A SON,

INTRODUC DAWSET, AND MOVED

INTO THEIR NEW HOME.

IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A JOYOUS

OCCASION, BUT SARAH WAS

MISERABLE.

IF I COULD MOVE INTO THE

HOUSE, I'LL BE HAPPY.

IF I COULD JUST BE THIN,

I'LL BE HAPPY.

MY THEN HUSBAND HANDED ME A

PEN AND PIECE OF PAPER AND

SAID, WRITE DOWN WHAT IS

GOING TO MAKE YOU HAPPY.

I HAD NOTHING.

I WAS SICK AND TIRED OF

BEING DEPRESSED.

I HAD HIT ROCK BOTTOM, AND I

DIDN'T KNOW WHERE TO GO FROM

THERE.

AND I STARTED TO SEARCH.

AND ONE DAY MY BEST FRIEND,

MARIA, FROM RUBY RIDGE, WHO

I HAD BEEN FRIENDS WITH

FOREVER, CAME TO VISIT ME.

Reporter: IT WAS

PERFECT TIMING.

MARIA TOLD SARAH ABOUT THE

JOY AND PEACE FOUND ONLY IN

JESUS CHRIST.

SHE LOOKED ME IN THE EYE,

AND SHE SAID I KNOW JESUS

CHRIST AS MY LORD AND

SAVIOR.

AND SHE DIDN'T ARGUE WITH ME

OR TRY TO DEBATE THINGS WITH

ME.

SHE JUST MADE THAT

STATEMENT.

IT WOULD NOT LEAVE ME ALONE

FOR ANYTHING.

I HAD KNOWN HER FOR YEARS,

AND I TRUSTED HER AND

BELIEVED HER WHEN SHE SAID

IT.

EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T KNOW

REALLY WHO HE WAS.

Reporter: SARAH HAD THE

URGE TO READ HER BIBLE.

I WENT TO JOHN 3: 16.

IT WAS THE ONLY VERSE I HAD

KNOWN.

AND I READ IT.

WHAT HAPPENED IS THE

BEGINNING OF A HUGE CHANGE

FOR ME.

I FELT MY DEPRESSION START

TO LIFT.

I WANTED TO READ MORE AND

MORE AND MORE

OF THE BIBLE.

IT WAS LIKE GOD WAS SPEAKING

DIRECTLY TO ME.

IT WAS LIFE CHANGING.

IT WAS FREEDOM.

IT WAS PEACE.

IT WAS JOY.

IT WAS EVERYTHING THAT WAS

MISSING.

IT WAS THAT HOLE IN MY HEART

THAT JUST STARTED GETTING

FILLED UP.

Reporter: AS SARAH GREW

CLOSER TO GOD, HER HUSBAND

GREW FURTHER AWAY.

THE MORE I CHASED AFTER

GOD, AND IN HIS WILL FOR MY

LIFE, AND THE CLOSER I GOT

TO THE LORD, IT SEEMED THE

BIGGER THE GAP GOT IN MY

RELATIONSHIP.

Reporter: SARAH AND

DAVID DIVORCED IN 2007.

IT REALLY CHALLENGED MY

FAITH.

AND GOD SHOWED ME THAT HE

WAS FAITHFUL THROUGH IT.

Reporter: SHE MARRIED

MARK ON VALENTINE'S DAY OF

2010.

EVERY DAY IS AN ADVENTURE

WITH GOD AND WITH MY

HUSBAND.

Reporter: AS GOD HAS

FORGIVEN SARAH, SHE

UNDERSTOOD SHE NEEDED TO

FORGIVE OTHERS.

INCLUDING THE MEN WHO KILLED

BEN AND HER MOTHER.

IF JESUS CAN FORGIVE THE

MEN WHO KILLED HIM ON THE

CROSS, I CAN FORGIVE.

FORGIVENESS, HANDS DOWN, IS

THE POINT OF THIS STORY.

IT IS THE REASON I'M TALKING

ABOUT RUBY RIDGE AGAIN.

I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT

HAPPENED, AND I LIVE WITH

WHAT THEY DID EVERY SINGLE

DAY, BUT MY HOPE FOR THEM IS

THEY WOULD FIND THE SAME

FREEDOM IN CHRIST THAT I

HAVE FOUND.

YOU KNOW, I DON'T KNOW WHAT

GOD HAS IN STORE FOR ME

TOMORROW, LET ALONE YEARS

FROM NOW.

AND THAT'S WHAT'S SO

AWESOME.

IT'S WHAT'S SO EXCITING

BECAUSE I KNOW I CAN TRUST

HIM WITH MY LIFE AND I'M

NEVER ALONE.

Pat: OUT OF TRAGEDY

COMES TRIUMPH.

THE TRIUMPH, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, ALWAYS COMES WHEN

A PERSON RECEIVES JESUS.

AND IS ABLE TO FORGIVE, EVEN

AS HE HAS.

THERE ISN'T ANYTHING THAT

WILL EAT YOUR SPIRIT LIKE

HATRED AND BITTERNESS AND

UNFORGIVENESS.

YOU HATE SOMEBODY, AND YOU

CARRY IT WITH YOU.

AND IT CORRODES LIKE A

CANCER.

AND WHAT SARAH HAS FOUND IS

IF JESUS CHRIST CAN FORGIVE

ME, IF HE CAN FORGIVE THE

PEOPLE WHO PUT HIM ON THE

CROSS, "FATHER FORGIVE THEM,

THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE

DOING" -- IF JESUS CAN DO

THAT, FORGIVE THOSE PEOPLE,

SURELY I CAN FORGIVE

SOMEBODY WHO HAS DONE

SOMETHING TO ME.

AND OUT OF THAT FORGIVENESS

COMES PEACE AND JOY AND

HOPE.

THINK IN YOUR OWN LIFE, WHO

HAS DONE YOU WRONG?

WHO HAS MOLESTED YOU?

WHO HAS BEAT YOU?

WHO HAS CURSED?

WHO HAS MOCKED YOU?

WHO HAS MADE FUN OF YOU?

WHO HAS DONE ALL OF THESE

THINGS?

AND IF YOU WANT FREEDOM, YOU

WANT REAL FREEDOM, JUST SAY,

LORD, YOU FORGIVE ME.

I RECEIVE YOUR FORGIVENESS,

AND NOW I FORGIVE KNOWS WHO

HURT ME.

AND WATCH WHAT HAPPENS IN

YOUR LIFE.

NOW, IF YOU WANT FURTHER

PRAYER, IF YOU WANT SOMEBODY

TO PRAY WITH YOU AND TALK

ABOUT THIS, I WANT YOU TO GO

TO YOUR TELEPHONES AND CALL

IN.

WE HAVE FOLKS ON THE PHONES

WHO ARE VERY SYMPATHETIC.

THEY LOVE YOU, LOVE THE

LORD, AND THEY KNOW HOW TO

DEAL WITH YOUR PROBLEMS.

SO IF YOU JUST CALL IN,

SOMEBODY IS HERE.

NO MONEY INVOLVED, IN

FINANCES.

YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE TO GIVE

US YOUR NAME, IF YOU DON'T

WANT TO.

THE PHONE NUMBER IS

AVAILABLE, TOLL-FREE,

1-800-759-0700.

HERE IS KRISTI.

Kristi: THANK YOU,

PAT.

GOOD MINISTRY.

GOOD STORY.

COMING UP, A FARM BOY

FIGHTING FOR HIS HEALTH GETS

A POWERFUL PARTNER FOR THE

BATTLE.

AND THEN LATER ON "THE 700

CLUB," GUESS WHAT'S GOING TO

HAPPEN?

WE'RE GOING TO TACKLE YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

VALERIE SAYS, "CAN I FAST

FOR SOMEONE'S HEALING AND

FOR THEIR CHAINS TO BE

BROKEN OFF OF THEM?

AND IF I DO, HOW DO I GO

ABOUT DOING THIS?"

PAT IS GOING TO ANSWER YOUR

QUESTIONS AND SO MUCH MORE.

SO DON'T GO AWAY.

HEY, BEN, HOW ARE YOU?

Pat: OKAY.

Kristi: WELL, EVERY

YEAR "OPERATION BLESSING"

PROVIDES FREE MEDICAL CARE

FOR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ALL

AROUND THE WORLD.

LIKE THIS ONE CUTE, LITTLE

PUMPKIN PIE BOY IN GUATEMALA

WHO WAS BADLY IN NEED OF

SURGERY.

TAKE A LOOK.

NOBODY ENJOYS LIFE ON THE

FARM MORE THAN 8-YEAR-OLD

ANGEL GASTOFO.

HIS FATHER IS A CARETAKER

THERE, AND ANGEL LOVES TO

HIP HIS DAD WHEN HE CAN.

I HAVE MANY JOBS.

I PICK THE TREES AND THE

DIRECT PALM TREES.

Reporter: EVERYTHING

WAS GOING WELL FOR ANGEL

UNTIL HE DEVELOPED A PAINFUL

HERNIA.

I TOLD MY MOM THAT THE

HERNIA HURTS SO BAD I

COULDN'T SLEEP.

WE TOOK ANGEL TO THE

DOCTOR.

AND HE SAID OUR SON NEEDED A

SURGERY.

BUT WE CANNOT AFFORD THAT.

AT NIGHT, I CRIED WITH HIM.

I TRIED TO SIT AT HIS

BEDSIDE, BUT I COULDN'T DO

ANYTHING TO HELP HIM.

Reporter: WHEN

"OPERATION BLESSING" LEARNED

ABOUT ANGEL'S CONDITION, WE

QUICKLY ARRANGED FOR THE

SURGERY TO REPAIR THE

HERNIA.

ANGEL RECOVERED, AND JUST A

FEW WEEKS LATER, HE WAS AS

ACTIVE AS EVER, BACK ON THE

FARM, WORKING HARD AND

HAVING FUN.

I FEEL LIKE THE HAPPIEST

MAN IN THE WORLD TO SEE HIM

RUN AND HAVE FUN WITH HIS

FRIENDS.

I AM SO HAPPY THAT HE IS

NOT IN PAIN ANYMORE.

Translator: THANKS,

"OPERATION BLESSING,"

BECAUSE YOU GAVE ME THAT

SURGERY, AND NOW I

CAN DO

EVERYTHING I WANT.

Kristi: I LOVE THAT.

OKAY, I HAVE TO TELL YOU A

SECRET ABOUT MYSELF.

YOU KNOW WHAT MY KRYPTONITE

IS?

MY KRYPTONITE IS WHEN I SEE

A YOUNG BABY, A YOUNG CHILD,

WHO IS HURT.

THAT IS MY WEAKNESS.

ISN'T THAT YOUR WEAKNESS,

TOO?

Pat: YEAH.

Kristi: YOU KNOW WHAT

IS SO COOL, PAT, EVEN THOUGH

WE SEE KIDS HURT, WE CAN

HELP, RIGHT?

Pat: IT IS SO

BEAUTIFUL.

Kristi: AND YOU DID.

YOU HELPED THAT LITTLE BOY

WHO HAD TO HAVE THAT HERNIA

SURGERY.

Pat: AND IT IS SUCH A

LITTLE AMOUNT OF MONEY AND

THEY SUFFER.

WE HAVE SUCH UNBELIEVABLE

MEDICINE HERE IN AMERICA.

Kristi: UH-HUH.

Pat: UNBELIEVABLE.

I HAVE HAD OCCASION TO

INTERACT WITH VARIOUS

MEDICAL PROVIDERS, AND IT IS

UNBELIEVABLE, THE THINGS WE

HAVE IN THIS COUNTRY.

AND YOU GO TO GUATEMALA, AND

THEY'VE GOT NONE OF THAT.

Kristi: NONE OF IT.

COME ON.

Pat: A FEW DOLLARS.

Kristi: AND WE HAVE

IT.

Pat: AND WE CAN CHANGE

A LITTLE BOY'S LIFE.

HALLELUJAH.

GO TO THE PHONES.

CALL IN.

AND WE'LL SEND YOU

SOMETHING.

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO SEND

THEM.

Kristi: HOW ABOUT IF I

HOLD IT UP, AND YOU TELL

THEM ABOUT IT.

Pat: HERE SHE IS.

"THE THREE BLESSINGS."

WHAT DID I ASK GOD FOR?

YOU ASK THE LORD THREE

PRAYER REQUESTS, AND THERE

IT IS.

"THE THREE BLESSINGS."

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT I WAS

PRAYING FOR, AND ASKING GOD

FOR, AND HE HAS RICHLY

REWARDED ME.

Kristi: WE'RE NOT GOING

TO TELL HIM WHAT THE

BLESSINGS ARE, THOUGH, PAT.

YOU'VE GOT TO CALL.

Pat: 20 BUCKS.

Kristi: I DO HAVE TO

TALK ABOUT THE VIEWER

COMMENT.

EMMA FROM NORTH CAROLINA,

SHE LOVES IT.

SHE SAYS "THE THREE

BLESSINGS HAS BEEN A GREAT

LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR ME.

IT HAS HELPED ME GROW IN MY

FAITH.

AND CAN I TELL YOU I'M A

PROUD MEMBER OF "THE 700

CLUB."

Pat: UP NEXT, IT IS

TIME FOR YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS FROM OUR IN BOX.

Kristi: IN BOX.

Pat: A VIEWER

WRITES, "PLEASE EXPLAIN TO

ME IF WE'RE ALL EQUAL, WHY

ARE THE JEWS CALLED THE

CHOSEN ONES?"

WE'LL BRING IT ALL ON WITH

THAT AND MORE AFTER THIS.

Kristi: OKAY.

I'M LAUGHING AT THIS MUSIC,

BECAUSE I'M LIKE, WHAT, ARE

WE BACK INTO THE '70s.

SHOULD I START DOING THE

ROBOT.

Pat: I NEVER DID THAT.

BUT YOU DO THAT.

Kristi: I WOULD LOVE TO

SEE YOU DO THE ROBOT.

THAT WOULD MAKE MY DAY.

Pat: I'M NOT GOING TO

MAKE YOUR DAY TODAY.

WHAT'S THE QUESTION?

Kristi: VALERIE WRITES,

"I HAVE NEVER FASTED BEFORE,

BUT I HAVE HEARD THAT

SOMEONE SHOULD FAST AND PRAY

WHEN THEY REALLY WANT TO BE

CLOSER TO GOD.

CAN I FAST FOR SOMEONE

ELSE'S HEALING AND FOR THEIR

CHAINS TO BE BROKEN OFF.

MY SISTER LOVES THE LORD SO

MUCH, BUT IS STRUGGLING."

I'LL LET IT GO FROM THERE.

Pat: THERE ARE A WHOLE

NUMBER OF FASTS.

BUT THE BIGGEST FAST IS

YOU'RE GIVING YOUR HEART TO

THE LORD, AND YOU'RE TAKING

TIME FOR HIM, AND YOUR

SPIRIT IS GOING CLOSE TO

HIM.

NOW, YOU CAN DENY YOURSELF

FOOD, OR YOU CAN DRINK

JUICE.

IN THE CASE OF DANIEL, HE

DIDN'T EAT ANY MEAT OR

SWEETS FOR A PERIOD OF TIME,

NO PLEASANT BREADS.

IT DEPENDS ON WHAT THE LORD

SPEAKS TO YOU ABOUT.

THE BIGGEST THING IS I'M

GOING TO GIVE MYSELF TO

PRAYER TO GOD.

THAT'S WHAT A FAST IS.

AND, YES, YOU CAN FAST THAT

PEOPLE BE SET FREE FROM

BONDAGE, NO QUESTION.

Kristi: NEXT QUESTION,

"PLEASE EXPLAIN TO ME, IF

WE'RE ALL EQUAL, THEN WHY

ARE THE JUICE TH JEWS THE

CHOSEN ONES."

Pat: I THINK GOD CHOSE

ME TO BE ON TELEVISION.

AND HE CHOSE KRISTI TO BE

DOING SOMETHING ON

TELEVISION.

DO YOU FEEL CHOSEN?

Kristi: I FEEL CHOSEN.

Pat: I FEEL CHOSEN.

WELL, THE JEWS WERE CHOSEN

TO HAVE THE ORI CAL ORICALS

OF GOD.

IT WAS THROUGH THEIR LINE,

ABRAHAM ON DOWN THE LINE

THROUGH MARY AND JOSEPH.

THEY WERE CHOSEN FOR THAT,

TO RECEIVE THE ORICLES OF

GOD.

WE'RE ALL CHOSEN.

YOU'RE CHOSEN FOR

SOMETHING.

GOD HAS A ROLE FOR

EVERYONE.

I THINK EVERYONE NEEDS TO

UNDERSTAND THERE IS A

DESTINY FOR EVERY ONE OF

US.

THE APOSTLE PAUL SAID I'M

LAYING HOLD OF THIS.

BUT I WILL LAY HOLD OF THE

REASON THAT GOD LAID HOLD OF

ME.

THE APOSTLE PAUL, YOU KNOW

WHAT HE DID.

HE WROTE ALL OF THESE

WONDERFUL BOOKS.

HE WAS AN APOSTLE.

SO HE HAD HIS CALLING.

HE SAID, THAT'S THE REASON

CHRIST LAID HOLD OF ME.

Kristi: KAREN SAID, "IS

THE NAMING OF ANGELS, OTHER

THAN MICHAEL AND GABRIEL

NAMED IN THE BIBLE, OKAY?

I WAS TOLD THE NAME DINA IS

THE ANGEL WHO ACQUIRES

THIRST, AND HIS ANGEL HAS

TAUGHT HUMAN HOW TO SPEAK.

HOWEVER, IT DOESN'T LINE UP

TO GOD'S WORLD.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF PEOPLE

BELIEVE THE ANGELS NAMES

SHOULD BE WORSHIPPED?"

Pat: DON'T DO IT.

DON'T WORSHIP NAMES.

DINA -- I THOUGHT SHE WAS A

SINGER.

HER NAME WAS DIANAH SHORE.

Kristi: SHE ASKS, "CAN

ADULTERY BE FORGIVEN BY

GOD?"

Pat: OF COURSE.

ALL SINS CAN BE FORGIVEN BY

CHRIST.

WE'RE ALL SINNERS, AND WE'VE

ALL FALLEN SHORT FROM THE

GLORY OF GOD.

WE'VE ALL SINNED.

OF COURSE ADULTERY CAN BE

FORGIVEN.

THE THING IS CONFESS YOUR

SIN AND FORSAKE YOUR SIN AND

ASK THE LORD FOR CLEANSING,

AND HE WILL DO IT.

SEVEN TIMES 70, HE WILL DO

IT.

HE WILL FORGIVE YOU.

THANK GOD HE FORGIVES US.

I COULDN'T STAND IT IF HE

COULDN'T FORGIVE ME BECAUSE

I DO SO MANY THINGS THAT ARE

DISPLEASING TO HIM.

A GREAT MAN OF GOD SAID

THERE ISN'T ONE MAN I DON'T

POLICPLEASE THE BLOOD OF

CHRIST.

TOMORROW, RON DEAL, MICHELLE

McKINNEY HAMMOND, THEY

ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM

SINGLES IN OUR "VOICE OF

HOPE SERIES" WE LEAVE TODAY

WITH THESE WORDS FROM

PROVERBS: "TRUST IN THE LORD

WITH ALL OF YOUR HEART, IN

ALL YOUR WAYS KNOWLEDGE HIM,

AND HE WILL DIRECT YOUR

PATH."

SEE YOU

TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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