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Are You Embarrassed by Your Finances?

Marco and Rebecca became depressed and embarrassed when they couldn’t pay their bills. Borrowing money kept them afloat but did not solve their problems. See what did. Read Transcript


Reporter: MARCO AND

REBECCA CALLED LITTLE ROCK,

ARKANSAS, HOME.

REBECCA DRIVES A SCHOOL BUS,

AND MAR MARCO IS A WELDER.

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, THEY

WEREN'T MAKING AS MUCH AS

THEY DO NOW AND COULDN'T PAY

THEIR BILLS.

IT WAS A VERY DARK TIME.

IT WAS VERY DEPRESSING.

AND WE HAD TO LET THINGS

GO.

EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, WE

HAD TO BORROW SOME MONEY,

AND THEN I HAD TO TURN

AROUND AND PAY THAT BACK.

SO THAT WAS ALSO MAKING IT A

LITTLE BIT MORE STRESSFUL.

Reporter:

THEN REBECCA

LEARNED SOMETHING ON "THE

700 CLUB."

I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO

BUDGET.

I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHAT

BUDGETING LOOKED LIKE.

I KNEW YOU GOT MONEY AND YOU

PAID YOUR BILLS AND THAT WAS

IT.

GORDON TALKED ABOUT PAYING

OFF THE SMALLER AMOUNTS

FIRST, AND LITERALLY STARTED

WITH THE SMALLEST ONE, AND

STARTED PAYING ON IT, WAS

CONSISTENT WITH MY PAYMENT,

AND PAID IT OFF AND WENT TO

THE NEXT ONE AND THE NEXT

ONE, AND ON DOWN THE LIST.

I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE THE BILLS

NOW WERE CONTROLLING ME.

I NOW CONTROLLED MY BILLS.

Reporter: REBECCA ASKED

MARCO IF THEY COULD TITHE TO

THEIR CHURCH AND GIVE TO

CBN.

MARCO AGREED.

WHEN HE SAID SHE WANTED

TO START GIVING TO CBN, I

SAID, BABY, YOU DO WHAT IS

BEST WITH OUR MONEY.

Reporter: IMMEDIATELY

THEIR FINANCIAL SITUATION

CHANGED.

WHEN I REALIZED I COULD

NOT ONLY PAY MY BILLS, BUT

TO PAY THEM ON TIME, I JUST

WANTED TO CRY.

BECAUSE THIS WAS GOD WORKING

THIS.

HE WAS TAKING THAT LITTLE

BIT THAT WE WERE GIVING AND

TURNING IT INTO SOMETHING

AMAZING.

HE WAS SHOWING US THAT HE

DOES WORK.

HE WAS SHOWING US THAT YOU

CAN TRUST HIM.

HE WAS SHOWING US THAT

GIVING DOES WORK.

IT WAS A WELCOME

BLESSING.

KNOWING THAT I DIDN'T HAVE

TO GO AND BEG AND BORROW TO

TRY TO SURVIVE ANYMORE.

Reporter: THEN THEY

DOUBLED THEIR GIVING TO

CBN.

SHORTLY AFTER, MARCO GOT A

RAISE, AND REBECCA WAS

PROMOTED TO SUPERVISOR OF

ALL OF THE SCHOOL BUS

ROUTES.

NOW WE CAN AFFORD THESE

EXTRAS.

WE WERE PURCHASING THINGS WE

DIDN'T THINK WE COULD.

AND IT WAS WITH CASH.

IT WASN'T GOING INTO DEBT.

IT WAS MONEY WE HAD LEFT

OVER AFTER PAYING OUR

BILLS.

THIS IS REALLY HAPPENING TO

US.

WE'RE JUST TWO

PEOPLE,

ORDINARY INDIVIDUALS, AND

GOD HAS REALLY SHOWN HIS

BLESSING AND HIS FAVOR ON IS

FOR BEING OBDEENTD.

OBDECENT.

OBEDIENT.

HE CAME THROUGH.

YOU CAN'T OUTDO GOD.

EMBED THIS VIDEO


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