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The 700 Club - February 26, 2013

Raised in a rough Michigan neighborhood, Troy grew up to pursue the violent life of gangs. Plus, the Schliesmann's suffered through unemployment and uncertainty, but remained obedient to God in tithing. Read Transcript


THE SECRETS OF THE

UNIVERSE, STRAIGHT FROM PAT

ROBERTSON'S BEST-SELLER.

Pat: THE FOUNDATIONAL

GROWTH OF SOCIETAL

DEVELOPMENT.

Lee: THE KEYS TO

SUCCESS.

Pat: IT ABSOLUTELY

WORKS.

Lee: AND HAPPINESS.

Pat: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL

WORLD IT WOULD BE IF WE JUST

DID THAT ONE THING.

Lee: AND IT IS NOT

ROCKET SCIENCE, OR MAYBE IT

IS.

Pat: FOR EVERY ACTION,

THERE IS AN EQUAL AND

OPPOSITE REACTION.

*

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

HEY, THERE IS ANOTHER BRUTAL

BLIZZARD IN AMERICA'S

HEARTLAND.

IT LOOKS LIKE GLOBAL WARMING

WILL JUST NOT GO AWAY.

THIS IS ONE THAT IS PACKING

HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS, AND

UP TO AN ALARMING 15 INCHES

OF SNOW.

Terry: UNBELIEVABLE.

THE STORM HAS GONE AS FAR

SOUTH AS TEXAS, AND IT HAS

KNOCKED OUT POWER IN THAT

STATE, ALONG WITH OKLAHOMA

AND KANSAS.

CHARLENE ISRAEL HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: IT IS THE

SECOND BLIZZARD TO SLAM THE

COUNTRY'S MID-SECTION AND

LESS THAN A WEEK, BURYING

TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA UNDER

MORE THAN A FOOT OF SNOW.

THE STORM HAS ALREADY HAD A

DEADLY IMPACT, KILLING ONE

PERSON IN OKLAHOMA AFTER A

ROOF GAVE WAY UNDER THICK

SNOW, AND A MAN DIED AFTER

HIS S.U.V. HIT AN ICY PATCH

ON INTERSTATE 70 IN KANSAS.

IN AMARILLO, TEXAS,

19 INCHES OF SNOW FELL,

BLOWN BY GUSTS OF UP TO

77 MILES PER HOUR.

SEE WHAT IT IS LIKE SO

FAR.

HERE WE GO.

Reporter: KANSAS, WHICH

BARELY RECOVERED FROM LAST

WEEK'S MONSTER STORM, IS

BRACING FOR EVEN MORE

PUNISHMENT.

WE'VE HAD A NICE WINTER

SO FAR.

NOW, IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS

HERE, IT IS LIKE, GEEZ!

Reporter: FROM OKLAHOMA

TO MAINE, 19 STATES ARE

UNDER STORM-WATCHES AND

WARNINGS.

STREETS ARE COVERED WITH

THICK ICE AND SNOW.

DOZENS OF MOTORISTS AND

TROOPERS HAVE REPORTED BEING

STRANDED, OR HAVE ABANDONED

THEIR VEHICLES WITH NEAR

ZERO VISIBILITY AND DRIFTING

SNOW.

EVEN TRUCKERS WERE STRANDED

AFTER BLIZZARD CONDITION

FORCED INTERSTATE 40 TO BE

SHUT DOWN.

IT COSTS MONEY TO SIT

STILL, AND IT COSTS MONEY TO

RUN THAT THING EMPTY, AS FAR

AS FUEL.

HOPEFULLY THEY GET IT

CLEARED UP.

Reporter: EMERGENCY

OFFICIALS ARE DOING THEIR

BEST TO CLEAR THE ROADS OF

PILES OF SNOW.

THE MONSTER STORM EVEN

BROUGHT HURRICANE-FORCE

WINDS, KNOCKING OUT POWER

FROM THOUSANDS AND PEELING

BRICKS FROM BUILDINGS.

IT SOUNDED LIKE THE

BUILDING WAS FALLING APART.

Reporter: IN SAN

ANTONIO, THREE PEOPLE WERE

KILLED, WHEN HIGH WINDS

CAUSED A BRUSHFIRE AT A

MOBILE HOME.

MUY HOUSE WEN -- MY

HOUSE WENT UP IN SECONDS.

I WENT INTO MY HOUSE,

TRYING TO GET MY IMPORTANT

PAPERS, AND I COULDN'T EVEN

DO THAT.

MY HOUSE JUST WENT UP IN

FLAMES.

Reporter: CHARLENE

ISRAEL, CBN NEWS.

Pat: I THINK THAT SOME

GOOD IS COMING OUT OF ALL OF

THE SNOW.

THEY'VE HAD TERRIBLE

DROUGHTS IN THAT PART OF THE

COUNTRY.

THIS SNOWFALL SHOULD HELP

THE CROPS FOR THE SPRING,

ALTHOUGH IT IS KIND OF

PAINFUL RIGHT NOW.

WELL, YOU SWITCH TO THE

THING THAT WE'RE SICK OF

HEARING ABOUT, AND THAT'S

THE STORM THAT IS BREWING IN

WASHINGTON, D.C.

THIS ONE OVER THOSE SPENDING

CUTS THAT WILL GO INTO

EFFECT FRIDAY.

FRIDAY, FOLKS.

IT'S ALMOST HERE, THE

DREADED SEQUESTER.

AND LEE WEBB HAS THAT STORY

FROM THE CBN NEWS ROOM.

Lee: THE AUTOMATIC

SPENDING CUTS TOTAL

$85 BILLION, AND THE WHITE

HOUSE IS PAINTINGTHE

SO-CALLED SEQUESTER AS A

PERFECT STORMECONOMIC

DECAY,DELAYS, AND HARDSHIP,

BUT AS JENNIFER WISHON

REPORTS, SOME CALL THAT PLAY

A SCARE TACTIC.

Reporter: REDUCED

UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS, NO OVER

TIME FOR BORDER PAROLE

AGENTS, AND FURLOUGHS FOR

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

GOVERNMENT WORKERS.

THOSE ARE JUST SOME OF THE

CUTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN

FRIDAY UNDER THE SO-CALLED

SEQUESTER.

THE WHITE HOUSE DOESN'T WANT

ANY PART OF IT, EVEN

BRINGING OUT JANET

NAPOLITANO TO RAISE THE

SENSE OF URGENCY.

I DON'T THINK WE CAN

MAINTAIN THE SAME LEVEL OF

SECURITY AT ALL PLACES

AROUND THE COUNTRY WITH

SEQUESTER.

Reporter: SHE PREDICTS

IN WEEKS, AIRLINE PASSENGERS

WILL FACE LONGER LINES, AND

DELAYS AS LONG AS FOUR HOURS

AT SOME MAJOR AIRPORTS.

THE MILITARY WILL REALLY

FEEL THE PITCH.

TODAY PRESIDENT OBAMA VISITS

A SHIPBUILDING COMPANY IN

VIRGINIA, A MAJOR

MANUFACTURER IN A STATE THAT

WILL SEE SOME 90,000

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

EMPLOYEES FURLOUGHED STARTED

ON FRIDAY.

MEETING IN WASHINGTON,

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS

CONGRESS NEEDS TO STOP

PLAYING POLITICS AND

GOVERN.

President Obama: THESE

CUTS DO NOT HAVE TO HAPPEN.

CONGRESS CAN TURN THEM OFF

ANY TIME, WITH JUST A LITTLE

BIT OF COMPROMISE.

THE PRESIDENT NEEDS TO

STOP CAMPAIGNING, STOP

TRYING TO SCARE THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE.

Reporter: LOUISIANA

GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL

POINTED TO THE PRESIDENT'S

APPETITE.

THE FEDERAL BUDGET WILL

BE LARGER AFTER THESE

DEDUCTIONS THAN IT WAS LAST

YEAR.

Reporter: HE SAYS MOST

AMERICANS BELIEVE IT IS

POSSIBLE TO CUT 3% OUT OF

THE FEDERAL BUDGET WITHOUT

LOSING CRITICAL SERVICES.

STILL, SOME GOVERNORS DON'T

WANT TO FIND OUT WHAT THE

CUTS FEEL LIKE.

THEY NEED TO GET OUT OF

THAT BOX THAT SITS UNDER THE

DOME AND UNDERSTAND THIS HAS

REAL IMPLICATIONS IN

PEOPLE'S LIVES.

Reporter: THE WHITE

HOUSE SAYS THE PRESIDENT IS

STAYING ENGAGED, BUT WITH

JUST DAYS BEFORE THE CUTS

HIT, THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF

ANY ACTIVE NEGOTIATIONS.

JENNIFER WISHON, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Lee: PAT, WE HEARD ONE

REPUBLICANCONGRESSMAN SAY

YESTERDAY, IF JOHNBOEHNER,

THE SPEAKER OF IT'HOUSE,

CAVES ON HIS ISSUE, HE WILL

NO LONGER BE SPEAKER OF THE

HOUSE.

Pat: LEE, I THINK

YOU'RE RIGHT.

I THINK THE REPUBLICANS HAVE

TO HOLD TIGHT ON THIS.

THE PRESIDENT ASKED FOR TAX

INCREASES, AND, OKAY, HE'S

GOT THEM.

HE WANTED, AS BOB WOODWARD

POINTED OUT, HE WANTED TO

CHANGE THE GOAL POST AND ADD

MORE TAXES.

AND THE REPUBLICANS HAVE GOT

TO SAY NO, YOU'VE GOT TO CUT

SPENDING.

LEE, ONE LIBERAL WAS SAYING,

WOULDN'T IT BE TERRIBLE IF

THESE CUTS WENT INTO EFFECT

AND NOBODY NOTICED.

WOULDN'T IT BE TERRIBLE?

WE HAVE RAISED THE SPECTOR

OF HORROR THAT IS GOING TO

COME UPON OUR COUNTRY.

BUT WHEN YOU SEE SOME OF THE

INCREDIBLE WASTE THAT GOES

ON.

I POINT OUT ON ONE THING

THEY'RE SPENDING

$550 MILLION A YEAR ON

PLANNED PARENTHOOD.

WELL, HOW IS THAT GOING TO

HURT AMERICA IF THEY JUST

CUT THOSE FUNDS?

AND YOU BEGIN TO GO DOWN THE

LIST OF SOME OF THE

CRAZINESS, AND SENATOR

COBURN BROUGHT SOME OF THE

JOB POSITIONS THEY HAVE

OPEN, DIRECTOR OF WHITE

HOUSE TOURS -- COME ON.

WHY DON'T YOU CUT SOME OF

THOSE POSITIONS, INSTEAD OF

TALKING ABOUT SHUTTING THE

LIGHTS OFF THE WASHINGTON

MONUMENT, AND NOT HAVING ANY

KIND OF HOMELAND SECURITY AT

AIRPORTS AND SO FORTH.

THE WHOLE THING IS A

MANUFACTURED NONSENSE.

THERE ISN'T ANY BUDGET

ANYWHERE THAT CAN'T BE CUT

2% OR 3%.

I DON'T CARE WHAT BUDGET IT

IS.

THE FACT THEY'RE GOING TO

CUT THESE THINGS IS JUST A

NON-STARTER.

AND I APPRECIATE BOBBY

JINDAL AND NIKKI HALEY AND

SOME OF THESE OTHER

GOVERNORS WHO ARE STANDING

TOUGH AND SAYING, WOULD YOU

GUYS QUIT PLAYING GOLF AND

GOING ON VACATIONS AND GET

DOWN TO BUSINESS.

BUT THE PRESIDENT DOESN'T

WANT A SOLUTION.

THAT'S WHAT THEY'VE GOT TO

UNDERSTAND.

HE DOES NOT WANT A

SOLUTION.

HE WANTS A FIGHT SO HE CAN

GO OUT IN THE NEXT ELECTION

AND SAY LOOK WHAT THOSE

TERRIBLE REPUBLICANS DID.

WE JUST HAVE GOT TO WORK FOR

THE GOOD OF AMERICA AND

FORGET DEMOCRATIC AND

REPUBLICAN AND SAY, WHAT IS

GOOD FOR THIS NATION.

Lee: POLITICAL TURMOIL

IN ITALY IS SPARKING FEARS.

THEY HAVE MADE IT CLEAR THEY

OPPOSE CUTBACKS TO FIGHT THE

DEBT.

THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTION

IS STILL UNDER CERTAIN, BUT

THE NEWS IS WORRYING

INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS AND

REVIVING FEARS THAT THE

EUROPEAN DEBT CRISIS WOULD

GET WORSE.

THE WHITE HOUSE DENIES THAT

DONORS TO A NEW GROUP WILL

HAVE SPECIAL ACCESS TO THE

PRESIDENT.

THE NEW GROUP IS CALLED

"ORGANIZING FOR ACTION," AND

IT WAS FORMED OUT OF THE

PRESIDENT'S RE-ELECTION

CAMPAIGN.

THE "NEW YORK TIMES" REPORTS

THAT THOSE WHO GAVE OR

RAISED $500,000 OR MORE FOR

THE GROUP WILL GET TO MEET

WITH THE PRESIDENT EVERY

THREE MONTHS.

JAY CARNE WOULD NOT ADDRESS

THAT PERSONALLY.

SOME PEOPLE SAY IT IS

ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HOW MONEY

IS CORRODING DEMOCRACY.

PAT?

Pat: I REMEMBER A

GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA, WHO

IS NO LONGER IN OFFICE, WHO

IS A DEMOCRAT, AND IN ORDER

TO SEE HIM, THERE HAD TO BE

A CONTRIBUTION OF $200,000.

AND THEN YOU WOULD HAVE A

SIT-DOWN WITH THE GOVERNOR.

IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE THE

MONEY, YOU DIDN'T GET TO SEE

HIM.

I THINK THE PRESIDENT IS

RAISING IT.

IT'S 500 GRAND, AND EVERY

THREE MONTHS OR SO YOU GET

TO SIT AROUND A TABLE AND

LISTEN TO HIM PONTIFICATE

ABOUT WHAT IS GOING ON IN

THE NATION.

THIS IS STANDARD.

THEY'VE BEEN DOING IT FOR A

LONG TIME.

PEOPLE WHO DECRY THE

INFLUENCE OF MONEY OUGHT TO

WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN GOING ON

FOR A LONG TIME.

LEE?

Lee: THE LATEST ROUND

OF NUCLEAR TALKS BETWEEN

IRAN AND SIX MAJOR WORLD

POWERS IS GETTING UNDER

WAY.

THE U.S. HAS SUGGESTED THAT

SANCTIONS ON IRAN MIGHT BE

CUT BACK IS IRAN LIMITS ITS

NUCLEAR PROGRAM.

THOSE SANCTIONS HAVE LED TO

SERIOUS INFLATION IN IRAN,

BUT THE IRANIANS ARE NOT

SHOWING ANY SIGNS OF BACKING

DOWN ON THEIR NUCLEAR

ACTIVITIES.

THE AMERICAN PASTOR

IMPRISONED IN IRAN BECAUSE

OF HIS FAITH HAS RELEASED A

LETTER DETAILING HIS ABUSE.

FOR THE FIRST TIME, SAEED

ABEDINI ADMITTED HE IS

FACING HORRIFIC

PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE.

HE SAYS CONDITIONS INSIDE

THE PRISON ARE TOR

TORTUROUS.

WRITING, THEY ARE ONLY

WAITING FOR ONE THING, FOR

ME TO DENY CHRIST, BUT THEY

WILL NEVER GET THIS FROM

ME.

LAST WEEK THE AMERICAN

CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE

FILED A PETITION FOR

ABEDINI'S RELEASE.

C.EVERETT COOP HAS DIED.

HE SERVED SEVEN YEARS IN THE

RONALD REAGAN

ADMINISTRATION.

HE OPPOSED PRE-MARITAL SEX

AND HOMOSEXUALITY, BUT HE

DID SHOCK MANY CHRISTIANS

WHEN HE ENDORSED CONDOMS TO

STOP THE SPREAD OF AIDS.

HIS BOOK SERIES, "WHATEVER

HAPPENED TO THE HUMAN

RACE?"

HE PROVIDED A VOICE FOR THE

VOICELESS, AND LED A CRUSADE

TO END SMOKING IN AMERICA.

HE WAS 96 YEARS OLD.

PAT?

Pat: WE'LL MISS HIM,

AND WE MIGHT SAY THAT HE WAS

A GREAT CHAMPION.

AND, YOU KNOW, HE CALLED

AMNIOCENTESIS A SEARCH AND

DESTROY MISSION.

HE TOLD IT LIKE IT WAS.

HE WAS A TERRIFIC GUY.

Lee: PAT, THE

MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY BE

MORE HEART-HEALTHY THAN A

LOW-FAT DIET.

THEY MONITORED NEARLY 8,000

PEOPLE OVER A FIVE-YEAR

SPAN.

THOSE WHO ATE THE

MEDITERRANEAN DIET HAD A 30%

LOWER RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR

PROBLEMS.

WE NEED TO POINT OUT WHAT

WE'RE TALKING HERE, THE

RIGHT KINDS OF FATS, PAT.

THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

INCLUDES A LOT OF OLIVE OIL,

WHICH IS HEART-HEALTHY.

Pat: THAT AND FISH

OIL.

I HAVE TWO TABLESPOONS FULL

OF NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL

EVERY DAY.

IT IS LOADED IN OMEGA-3s.

Terry: THE REASON IT IS

GOOD IS IT IS NORWEGIAN.

Pat: TERRY, I SHOULD

HAVE REALIZED THAT.

THE NORWEGIANS ARE THE

HEALTHIEST PEOPLE.

LOOK AT TERRY.

I SAW A DOCTOR THE OTHER DAY

ON PBS TALKING ABOUT THE

FACT THAT THERE IS A FARM

ACOPIA IN THE FIELD THAT GOD

HAS PLACED.

IN THESE VEGETABLES, THERE

ARE ALL KINDS OF NUTRIENTS

THAT UNLOCK TRIGGERS IN OUR

BODIES THAT UNLOCK HEALTH.

YOU CAN'T GET IT BY EATING

MANUFACTURED FOOD.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE AMOUNT

OF SUGAR WE EAT PER PERSON

PER YEAR, AND YOU LOOK AT

THE BURGERS AND THE FRIES

AND THE TRANS-FATS AND ALL

OF THE STUFF THAT IS IN

THERE, WE'RE NOT EATING

FRESH FRUITS AND

VEGETABLES.

IT IS JUST THAT SIMPLE.

Terry: AS IT COMES TO

THIS TIME OF YEAR, DON'T YOU

JUST FEEL ANXIOUS TO SEE THE

PLETHORA OF THAT IS

AVAILABLE IN REALLY

WONDERFUL QUANTITIES IN THE

STORES COME SPRING.

THAT WILL BE GREAT.

Pat: I'M SO PROUD OF MY

WIFE.

I SAID, DEAR, IT IS TIME TO

HAVE ANOTHER BOWL OF MY

FAMOUS --

Terry: YOU'RE SOUP.

Pat: MINESTRONE SOUP.

AND WE'VE GOT TO GET

CHICKPEAS AND KALE AND

UNIONS AND CELERY, AND GOD

BLESS HER.

I HEARD HER CHOPPING IN THE

KITCHEN.

IT'S A LOT OF WORK.

Terry: IT IS A LOT OF

CHOPPING, BUT AFTER A WHILE,

YOU GET THE HANG OF IT.

I'VE MADE IT SEVERAL TIMES

FOR MY FAMILY.

THEY LOVE IT.

Pat: WE MAKE A HUGE POT

OF THIS STUFF AND COOK IT

FOR ABOUT FIVE HOURS.

AND SHE PUT IT IN THE

REFRIGERATOR, AND SO TODAY

I'LL BE ABLE TO ENJOY IT.

LOADED WITH VEGETABLES.

KALE, SPINACH, CABBAGE, AND

CELERY.

Terry: AND A LITTLE

NORWEGIAN FISH OIL.

Pat: A LITTLE OLIVE

OIL.

I DO NOT PUT FISH OIL IN THE

SOUP.

THAT WOULD NOT BE COOL.

WHAT IS NEXT?

Terry: A WORLD-WIND

TOUR OF 11 COUNTRIES IN 11

MONTHS.

I WILL HAVE ONE BACKPACK

FOR THE ENTIRE 11 MONTHS.

AND I'LL BE TAKING A TENT.

SO SOMETIMES WE'LL HAVE

ACCOMODATIONS, AND SOMETIMES

WE WON'T.

Terry: WE'LL JOIN THIS

YOUNG LADY ON WHAT'S CALLED

THE WORLD RACE, WHEN WE COME

BACK.

Pat: WE'VE BEEN HAVING

FUN WITH THE TEACHINGS OF

THE SECRET KINGDOM, AND

WE'VE GOT COMING UP THE

FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF HUMAN

RELATIONSHIPS, AND I THINK

YOU'LL FIND THAT HELPFUL,

AND WE'VE GOT SOME QUESTIONS

ABOUT THINGS LIKE THAT LATER

ON THAT WE'LL BRING UP,

INCLUDING WHAT TO DO WITH

SOME OF YOUR MONEY.

I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT.

BUT IMAGINE JUST QUITTING

YOUR JOB, LEAVING EVERYTHING

BEHIND, AND SETTING OFF ON A

MISSIONS TRIP, ONE THAT GOES

TO 11 COUNTRIES IN 11

MONTHS.

OUR WENDY GRIFFITH -- I

ASKED IF SHE WENT WITH THEM,

AND SHE SAID NO, BUT SHE MET

ONE YOUNG LADY WHO IS DOING

JUST -- WHAT WE JUST

DESCRIBED.

HE IS HAVING AT ADVENTURE OF

A LIFETIME ON WHAT IS CALLED

"THE WORLD RACE."

IN THESE CULTURES THAT

WE'RE GOING TO, PEOPLE DON'T

CARE WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE OR

WHAT YOU SMELL LIKE.

THEY CARE ABOUT THE MESSAGE

THAT YOU HAVE.

28-YEAR-OLD EMILY WRIGHT

OF VIRGINIA BEACH LEFT HER

JOB, HER APARTMENT, AND HER

FAMILY TO TAKE THE WORLD

RACE CHALLENGE.

THAT MEANS OVER THE NEXT 11

MONTHS EMILY WILL VISIT 11

COUNTRIES FOR ABOUT 30 DAYS

EACH.

I'M EXCITED JUST TO BE A

PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

THAN MYSELF.

Reporter: HER ADVENTURE

BEGAN HELPING ORPHANS IN

MOZAMBIQUE.

> FROM THERE SHE GOES TO

SOUTH AFRICA, INDIA, NEPAL,

THAILAND, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM,

MALAYSIA, MOLDOVA, AND WILL

END HER JOURNEY IN ROMANIA.

THE WORLD RACE, NOW IN ITS

SEVENTH YEAR, ESTABLISHED

CONTACTS IN EACH COUNTRY,

AND SO EMILY AND HER TEAM

WILL WORK WITH LOCAL

CHURCHES AND MINISTRIES IN

THE REGION.

THE MINISTRIES COULD

RANGE FROM VACATION BIBLE

SCHOOLS TO WORKING IN

ORPHANAGES, TO WORKING WITH

WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN HUMAN

TRAFFICKED.

Reporter: HER GROUP IS

PART OF 50 RACERS WHO HAVE

BEEN ASKED TO TRAVEL LIGHT.

I WILL HAVE ONE BACKPACK

FOR THE ENTIRE 11 MONTHS.

AND I'LL BE TAKING A TENT.

SOMETIMES WE WILL HAVE

ACCOMODATIONS, SOMETIMES WE

DON'T.

Wendy: HOW DO YOU FEEL

ABOUT GOING A WEEK WITHOUT A

SHOWER?

I'M THE TYPE OF GIRL WHO

CAN HANDLE THAT.

AND TRAINING -- WE HAD

PRACTICE DOING THAT.

WE WERE LIVING IN A WOODS

FOR A WEEK, A GROUP OF 50

PEOPLE, GETTING CLOSE

TOGETHER.

Wendy: WORLD RACE

FOUNDER SETH BARNES CAME@=UP

WITH THE IDEA SEVERAL YEARS

AGO, TO GIVE YOUNG PEOPLE AN

ALTERNATIVE TO THE NINE TWO

FIVE ROUTINE.

WE PUSH PEOPLE TO DO A

JOURNEY WHERE THEY GO OUT

AND TAKE VIRTUALLY NOTHING,

AND THEY KNOW THEY'VE GOT

ALL SPIRITUAL AUTHORITY, AND

WE ASK THEM TO PRAY FOR

LOCAL NEEDS AND SEE WHAT GOD

DOES WHEN HE SHOWS UP.

IT INEVITABLY CHANGES THEM

WHEN THEY DEPEND ON GOD WITH

TOTAL DEPENDENCY.

Reporter: HE SAYS

HOUSES OF YOUNG PEOPLE APPLY

EACH YEAR BECAUSE THEY'RE

LOOKING FOR MORE.

BY LEAVING ALL OF THE

STUFF THAT HAS DEFINED US

AND ALLOWING GOD TO OPEN UP

HIS POCKETS IN ALL DIFFERENT

CULTURES, THEY FIND THERE IS

MORE TO LIFE.

THAT THIS YEARNING THEY'VE

HAD INSIDE HAS AN ANSWER.

Reporter: ONE THING

EMILY AND HER TEAM IS

DISCOVERING IS THAT MISSION

WORK CAN BE TOUGH AND THAT

SPIRITUAL WARFARE IS REAL.

EMILY SHARED THIS RECENT

BLOG POST FROM MOZAMBIQUE.

"THE LIGHT SHINES IN THE

DARKNESS, AND THE DARKNESS

HAS NOT OVERCOME IT.

IN MINISTRY, I SEE CHILDREN

WHO ARE DYING IN THE

HOSPITAL WHO HAVE NOTHING,

NO BEDSHEETS, NO FOOD, NO

DOCTORS, NO PAPER TOWELS TO

WIPE UP THEIR MESS.

IT IS SO EASY TO SEE THE

HOPELESSNESS IN THE

DARKNESS.

BUT THE TRUTH IS GOD HAS

AUTHORITY OVER EVERY

SEEMINGLY HOPELESS

SITUATION.

HE IS TRUSTWORTHY, HE IS

GOOD, AND HE IS OUR HEALER.

AND ULTIMATELY, HE HAS

ALREADY DEFEATED SICKNESS

AND DEATH."

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE

THE WORLD RACE CHALLENGE,

LIKE EMILY, YOU NEED TO BE

THE AGES OF 21 AND 35.

IT WILL COST YOU ABOUT

$15,000 FOR THE ENTIRE

JOURNEY.

BUT YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE

IT ALL BEFORE YOU GO.

EMILY SAYS ALTHOUGH THE

JOURNEY IS NOT ALWAYS EASY,

HER MISSION REMAINS THE

SAME: GOD'S LOVE.

WHATEVER FORM THAT TAKES,

GIVING THEM SHOES OR EVEN

TAKING THEM OUT FOR AN

EVENING.

JESUS SAYS TO HEAL THE SICK,

CAST OUT DEMONS.

AND SO THEY REALLY ASK YOU

TO HAVE THAT KIND OF FAITH.

Wendy: WENDY GRIFFITH,

CBN NEWS.

Pat: MAN, THE LOST

GENERATION -- THAT'S THE

FOUND GENERATION.

WHAT A WONDERFUL GROUP OF

GOOD, YOUNG PEOPLE.

HOW EXCITING.

WE'LL BE FOLLOWING HER ALONG

THE WAY AND LET YOU KNOW YOU

CAN ALSO FOLLOW ONLINE TO

SEE WHAT COUNTRY SHE IS IN,

AND YOU CAN HELP HER CAUSE

BY GOING TO HER BLOG PAGE.

YOU CAN CAN FIND A LINK ON

OUR WEBSITE, CBNNEWS.COM.

PLUS THE WORLD RACE LAUNCHES

THREE TIMES A YEAR.

SO THERE IS STILL TIME TO BE

PART OF IT THIS YEAR.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, UP NEXT,

HE WAS THE LEADER OF THE

PACK, A DEADLY STREET GANG.

EVERY SINGLE DAY IT WAS

JUST LIKE WARFARE.

IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF

TIME.

I WAS GOING TO BE A PRISONER

OR I WAS GOING TO BE DEAD.

Terry: THE MIRACLE THAT

GAVE THIS THUG A SECOND

CHANCE AND SENT HIM BACK TO

THE STREET TO SAVE OTHERS.

Pat: WELL, YOUR

WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB," AND

WE WANT TO TELL YOU ABOUT

TROY EVANS.

WHO WAS A HUSTLER, WHO HONED

HIS STREET SMARTS IN THE

INNER CITY.

FOR YEARS TROY WAS FULL OF

RAGE.

BUT INSIDE HIS TOUGH

EXTERIOR BEAT THE TENDER

HEART OF A DAMAGED BOY,

WHO'S INNOCENCE HAD BEEN

STRIPPED AWAY IN JUST AN

INSTANCE.

Reporter: TROY EVANS

GREW UP IN THE INNER CITY

STREETS OF GRAND RAPIDS,

MICHIGAN.

WHEN HE WAS NINE YEARS OLD,

HE FACED ONE OF THE DARKEST

DAYS OF HIS LIFE.

ONE OF THE NEIGHBORS, HE

WAS TAKING THE KIDS AND

PLAYING HORSE.

PUTTING EVERYBODY ON THE

SHOULDERS AND WALKING THEM

AROUND THE CORNER, WHATEVER.

AND SHORTLY AFTER HE WOULD

BRING THEM BACK.

AND IT WAS MY TURN, AND THEY

GOT ON MY SHOULDERS, AND THE

NEXT THING I KNOW I ENDED UP

IN AN ABANDONED GARAGE.

THAT'S WHERE I WAS

MOLESTED.

Reporter: THAT DAY

CHANGED HIS LIFE FOREVER.

ANGER.

CONFUSION.

I STARTED TO DISPLAY MY

ANGER, MY FRUSTRATION, MY

CONFUSION ABOUT WHO I WAS.

Reporter: TROY BATTLED

HIS ANGER IN THE ONLY WAY HE

KNEW.

FIGHTING.

AS A KID.

I WASN'T YOUR NORMAL

10-YEAR-OLD, 11-YEAR-OLD.

Reporter: AS A TEEN, HE

TURNED TO ALCOHOL TO DEADEN

THE PAIN.

TROY EVENTUALLY FOUND

ACCEPTANCE IN A GANG.

YOU DON'T NEED TO CHANGE

WHO YOU ARE.

DON'T PULL UP YOUR PANTS OR

PICK UP YOUR HAT, JUST COME

AS YOU ARE.

HUH?

IT SEEMED LIKE EVERYWHERE

ELSE I WENT, FROM SCHOOL TO

CHURCH TO EVERYWHERE ELSE,

THEY WANTED TO CHANGE THE

ONLY THING I WAS GOOD AT,

AND THAT WAS BEING ME.

THIS PLACE DIDN'T WANT TO

CHANGE THAT.

YOU'RE OKAY.

Reporter: LIFE WITH THE

GANGS WAS FILLED WITH MORE

THAN JUST VIOLENCE.

IT MOVED ON TO THE DRUG

SCENE.

THEN IT MOVED TO THE

PROSTITUTION, AND THEN IT

GOT MORE VIOLENT, WHERE

PEOPLE GOT HURT.

WE WOULD GO AND STARTED TO

SELL CRACK COCAINE.

WE WOULD DO IT ON THE STREET

CORNER, AND EVENTUALLY

GETTING HOUSES, AND

EVENTUALLY TAKING OVER

BLOCKS.

AND AFTER THAT, IT JUST

SPREAD.

Reporter: TROY BECAME A

LEADER OF HIS GANG.

AFTER I BECAME AN OFFICER

IN THE ORGANIZATION, I WAS

GIVEN MY OWN SPACE.

AND THAT'S WHEN I WENT OVER

TO FRANKLY JUST TAKE OVER MY

MOTHER'S NEIGHBORHOOD AND

SET UPSHOT.

THEY RECRUITED SOME GUYS.

10, 15 GUYS, TO SOMETIMES

50, 60 PEOPLE.

Reporter: BUT THE YEARS

OF VIOLENCE TOOK THEIR

TOLL.

IT WAS EVERY SINGLE DAY.

IT WAS LIKE WARFARE.

QUITE FRANKLY, I GOT TIRED

OF IT.

IT WAS A MATTER OF TIME I

WAS GOING TO BE A PRISONER

OR I WAS GOING TO BE DEAD.

Reporter: TROY WANTED

TO START OVER AND HE LEFT

GRAND RAPIDS AND MOVED TO

DETROIT.

THERE HE MET A GIRL NAMED

LADAWN AT A BAR AND THEY

MOVED IN TOGETHER.

BUT LADAWN DECIDED TO CLEAN

UP HER LIFE AND GO BACK TO

THE FAITH SHE KNEW AS A

LITTLE GIRL.

THERE WAS SOMETHING ABOUT

ME -- I KNEW I WAS AWAY FROM

GOD AND MY ACTIONS WERE

SHOWING THAT.

FOR HER TO CONVINCE ME TO

GO TO CHURCH WAS A MIRACLE.

SO SHE GOT ME TO GO.

AND A GUY WAS PREACHING, AND

HE SAID A STATEMENT, IT'S

NOT ENOUGH FOR YOU TO HEAR

IT AND SAY IT THROUGH A MAN,

BUT IT IS TIME FOR YOU TO BE

GOD'S MAN.

THAT DAY I SURRENDERED MY

LIFE TO JESUS CHRIST.

Reporter: TROY

REMEMBERS HIS PRAYER THAT

DAY.

IF YOU CAN TAKE AWAY THIS

DESIRE FOR THE STREET LIFE,

TO TAKE AWAY THE PAIN, TO

TAKE AWAY FRO THE HURT, I

WILL DEDICATE MY LIFE TO

YOU.

Reporter: LADAWN

REDEDICATED HER LIFE TO GOD

AND SHE AND TROY WERE

MARRIED.

BUT ALL HE REALLY KNEW WAS

HOW TO SURVIVE ON THE

STREETS.

I WAS TRYING TO FIGURE

OUT HOW CAN I USE ALL OF

THOSE THINGS FOR HIS GLORY.

I WASN'T TRAINED OR

EDUCATED.

BUT I WAS STREET TRAINED.

I HAVE MY ABILITY TO HUSTLE,

TO RECRUIT PEOPLE.

I STILL HAVE THAT STUFF.

I WAS, LIKE, HOW CAN THAT BE

USED FOR HIS GLORY.

Reporter: A MAN AT HIS

CHURCH MENTORED TROY.

THEY TAUGHT HIM ABOUT GOD

AND TRAINED HIM IN BUSINESS

AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY.

TROY EXCELLED AND BECAME

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED AND

WORKED WITH SEVERAL MAJOR

COMPANIES.

ULTIMATELY, HE BECAME AN

ORDAINED MINISTER, AND IN

2009, HE STARTED A CHURCH IN

HIS HOME TOWN AND WANTS TO

REACH OUT TO PEOPLE IN HIS

CITY.

HE WANTS PEOPLE TO SEE

THERE IS HOPE, THAT WE DON'T

HAVE TO LIVE A HOPELESS

LIFE.

THAT'S HUGE FOR HIM BECAUSE

A LOT OF HIS LIFE HE FELT

HOPELESS.

Reporter: NOW HE AND

HIS FAMILY LIVE AND ARE

WELCOMED IN THE AREA HE WAS

ONCE FEARED.

IT STILL IS PRETTY SWEET

TO KNOW THAT GOD CAN, AND

HAD WILL, REDEEM ANYTHING

AND ANYBODY.

Pat: THAT'S THE MESSAGE

OF HOPE.

GOD CAN AND WILL REDEEM

ANYTHING AND ANYBODY.

GOD IS A REDEEMER.

HE IS A REDEEMER.

HE IS A CREATOR.

HE IS NOT A DESTROYER.

GOD DOESN'T DELIGHT IN

DESTROYING.

GOD DOESN'T DELIGHT IN

JUDGING.

GOD DOESN'T DELIGHT IN

CONDEMNING.

GOD DELIGHTS IN LIFTING

PEOPLE UP AND TRANSFORMING

YOU.

GOD WANTS TO SEE THE BEAUTY

INSIDE OF YOU AND BRING IT

FORTH.

THAT YOUNG MAN, TROY, HE HAD

SOMETHING INSIDE OF HIM THAT

WAS TREMENDOUS.

BUT IT HAD BEEN DAMAGED.

AND GOD KNEW THAT.

AND GOD REACHED DOWN AND

TOUCHED THAT THING THAT WAS

INSIDE OF TROY.

AND BROUGHT IT FORTH TO

BEAUTIFUL FRUITION.

NOW, HE CAN DO THE SAME

THING FOR YOU.

THE SMART THING ABOUT THAT

YOUNG MAN WAS, I DON'T HAVE

ANY FORMAL EDUCATION, BUT I

KNOW WHAT I'M GOOD AT.

I WANT TO KNOW, HOW DO I USE

THAT FOR THE GLORY OF GOD?

GOD WILL TAKE WHAT HE MADE

YOU TO DO, AND HE WILL

GLORIFY HIMSELF THROUGH IT.

AND THERE IS NOBODY WHO CAN

DO WHAT YOU CAN DO.

THERE IS NOBODY ANYBODY

ANYWHERE ON THIS PLANET WHO

CAN DO WHAT YOU CAN DO.

YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE.

FOR THAT UNIQUE ROLE THAT

GOD HAS FOR YOU.

BUT FIRST OF ALL, YOU NEED

TO SURRENDER TO JESUS AND

LET HIM CLEAN YOU UP, COME

IN AND FILL YOU WITH HIS

SPIRIT.

AND THEN BY THE POWER OF

GOD'S SPIRIT, ALL THINGS ARE

POSSIBLE.

IF YOU WANT THAT, I JUST

WANT YOU TO BOW YOUR HEAD

AND PRAY WITH ME NOW.

JUST PRAY WITH ME.

DON'T BE AFRAID.

GOD LOVES YOU.

OKAY?

BOW YOUR HEAD, SAY THESE

WORDS, AND MEAN THEM FROM

YOUR HEART.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, PRAY

WITH ME.

JESUS, I KNOW YOU DIED ON

THE CROSS.

AND I BELIEVE YOU DIED FOR

ME.

YOU KNOW WHAT'S BEEN DONE TO

ME.

YOU KNOW WHAT I'VE DONE TO

OTHERS.

YOU KNOW THE LAWS I'VE

BROKEN IN YOUR KINGDOM, THE

THINGS I'VE DONE ARE WRONG,

BUT I COME TO YOU AND I

CONFESS THAT I AM A SINNER.

AND I SAY, LORD, I NEED A

SAVIOR.

SO PLEASE COME.

TAKE ME AND REDEEM ME THAT I

MIGHT BE PART OF YOUR

HEAVENLY KINGDOM.

I SURRENDER TO YOU NOW,

LORD, AND I TAKE YOU AS MY

LORD AND SAVIOR.

THANK YOU, IN JESUS' NAME,

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME --

MAN, THAT'S THE MOST

IMPORTANT PRAYER YOU'VE EVER

PRAYED.

AND I WANT YOU TO DO

SOMETHING.

I'D LIKE YOU TO CONFESS WHAT

YOU'VE JUST DONE.

IT WILL HELP SLID FI IT

SOLIDIFY IT IN YOUR HEART

AND MIND.

I WANT YOU TO GO TO YOUR

PHONE AND CALL.

WE'VE GOT PEOPLE ON THE

PHONES WHO HAVE MADE THE

SAME DECISION YOU HAVE.

THEY'RE HERE IN THE STUDIO,

IN NASHVILLE, AND YOU CAN

CALL THERE, AND SOMEBODY IS

ON THE PHONE WHO WILL BE

THRILLED TO HEAR THE GOOD

NEWS THAT YOU JUST PRAYED

WITH ME.

I WANT TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING

THAT WILL HELP YOU GET

STARTED.

IT IS A COMPACT DISC.

AND IT JUST TELLS YOU TO

HAVE AN EXCHANGED LIFE, WHAT

IT MEANS TO BE BORN AGAIN.

AND WHAT HAPPENED WHEN YOU

CAME TO THE LORD.

IF ANYBODY IS IN CHRIST, HE

IS A NEW CREATION.

I'LL SEND IT TO YOU.

IT IS CALLED "A NEW DAY."

I'LL GIVE IT TO YOU FREE.

BUT PLEASE CALL NOW AND SAY,

I PRAYED WITH PAT AND GAVE

MY HEART TO THE LAW.

SOMEBODY IS HERE WHO LOVES

YOU.

1-800-759-0700.

IT'S EASY TO REMEMBER,

1-800-759-0700.

ALL RIGHT, TERRY?

Terry: WELL, STILL

AHEAD, THE SECRET TO SOLVING

YOUR MONEY PROBLEMS, AND

LIKE THE LAW OF GRAVITY, YOU

CAN BANK ON IT.

FIND OUT WHAT IT IS.

THAT'S ALL COMING UP.

BUT, FIRST, WE HAVE YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

TRES STERESA SAYS, "I'VE

BEEN TOLD THAT I SHOULD

COMPLETELY TURN OVER MY

PRAYERS TO GOD AND DOES THAT

MEAN I DON'T KEEP PRAYING

FOR IT?"

WE'LL BE BACK WITH TERESA'S

QUESTION AND MORE.

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN NEWS

BREAK.

EIGHT INDONESIAN CHRISTIANS

SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE U.S.

HAVE BEEN GRANTED A

TEMPORARY STAY OF THEIR

DEPORTATION ORDERS.

FIVE OF THEM HAVE BEEN

LIVING IN A NEW JERSEY

CHURCH FOR MONTHS IN

DEFIANCE OF AN ORDER TO BOOT

THEM OUT OF THE COUNTRY.

IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS SAY

THE CHRISTIANS CAN STAY HERE

LEGALLY FOR ANOTHER YEAR

WHILE THEY CONTINUE TO SEEK

ASYLUM STATUS.

HUNDREDS OF INDONESIAN

CHRISTIANS FLED THEIR

COUNTRY IN THE MID-'90s,

WHEN RADICAL MUSLIMS ATTACK

CHRISTIAN VILLAGES AND

DESTROYED MORE THAN 1,000

CHURCHES.

AN EVANGELICAL-BASED GROUP

IS ORGANIZING PASTOR POLICY

BRIEFINGS AND VOTER

REGISTRATION DRIVES IN 12

KEY STATES FOR THE 2014

ELECTION CYCLE.

DAVID BRODY HAS FILED AN

EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE

MOVE.

THE GROUP'S GOAL IS TO

EMBRACE PASTORS AROUND

ISSUES SO THEY'LL GET

PARISHES TO TAKE PART IN THE

VOTING.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

THIS STORY AND GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: IT IS TIME TO

"BRING IT ON" WITH YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

PAT, THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

TERESA.

WHO SAYS, "I LOVE YOU WHEN

PRAY SPECIFICALLY FOR US.

MY QUESTION IS, I'VE BEEN

TOLD I NEED TO COMPLETELY

TURN OVER MY PRAYER NEED,

WHICH IS HEALING FOR A

FRIEND'S BABY, TO GOD, AND

GIVE IT ALL TO HIM.

DOES THAT MEAN I STOP

PRAYING FOR IT?

IF I KEEP PRAYING FOR IT,

HAVE I REALLY TURNED IT OVER

TO HIM?"

Pat: I THINK YOU HAVE

MISUNDERSTOOD WHAT SOMEBODY

HAS TOLD YOU.

YOU LEAVE THE RESULTS IN

GOD'S HANDS.

YOU CAN'T HEAL THAT BABY.

YOU'VE GOT TO TRUST GOD FOR

THAT.

SO YOU TRUST HIM FOR WHAT HE

CAN CAN DO.

THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU STOP

ASKING.

YOU KEEP ON ASKING.

THE BIBLE SAYS, KEEP ON

SEEKING, KEEP ON KNOCKING,

BUT SOONER OR LATER GOD WILL

SAY SOMETHING.

HE WILL SAY, HERE IS THE

ANSWER OR, NO, I'M NOT GOING

TO DO IT.

OTHER THAN THAT, THE BIBLE

SAYS IT IS -- IT'S WHAT IS

CALLED I IMPORTUNE PRAYER.

YOU BEG GOD, I'M READY.

I WANT IT NOW.

AND THAT'S HOW JESUS TOLD US

HOW TO PRAY.

Terry: KAREN SAYS, "OUR

PARENTS HAVE BEEN CHRISTIAN

MINISTERS ALL THEIR LIVES,

AND THE FAMILY HAS A

PLETHORA OF TALENTED AND

GIFTED PEOPLE.

HOWEVER, OUR PARENTS ARE

WELL-INTO THEIR 70s NOW

AND STILL STRUGGLING

FINANCIALLY.

I'M A MUSIC TEACHER AND

CHRISTIAN FICTION WRITER,

AND YET NOTHING SEEMS TO BE

WORKING OUT FOR US IN ORDER

FOR US TO LIVE FREE FROM THE

FINANCIAL STRESS THAT IS

TAKING A TOLL ON ALL OF US.

ARE WE LIVING UNDER A

CURSE?"

Pat: NO.

THE BIBLE SAYS PEOPLE PERISH

FOR LACK OF FINANCE.

YOUR PARENTS DIDN'T

UNDERSTAND HOW FINANCE

WORKED.

BUT ONE OF THE THINGS THAT

IS SO IMPORTANT, AND I

REMEMBER ANDREW CARNEGIE WAS

SO IMPRESSED WHEN HE FINALLY

GOT HIS FIRST DIVIDEND FROM

MONEY HE HAD INVESTED.

INSTEAD OF YOU WORKING FOR

MONEY, YOU LET MONEY WORK

FOR YOU.

THAT MEANS YOU BEGIN TO TAKE

A REGULAR PROGRAM.

YOU NEED TO HAVE A BUDGET.

I IMAGINE YOUR PARENTS NEVER

HAD A BUDGET.

THEY SPENT WHATEVER THEY

CAME IN AND THEY DIDN'T

SAVE.

YOU SAVE AND BUILD UP MONEY

THAT IS WORKING FOR YOU.

WHEN YOU BEGIN TO DO THAT,

YOU START ALL KINDS OF DOORS

THAT BEGIN TO OPEN FOR YOU.

IT IS NOT A CURSE.

IT IS A LACK OF KNOWLEDGE.

Terry: YOU HAVE THAT

KNOWLEDGE.

I SIT CLOSE TO HIM.

I'M HOPING IT RUBS OFF.

Pat: I'VE MADE PLENTY

OF MISTAKES.

Terry: WELL, THAT'S

PART OF THE PROCESS IN LIFE,

IN GENERAL.

Pat: GO AHEAD.

Terry: THIS IS KATIE

WHO SAYS, "I LACK STRUCTURE

AND DISCIPLINE IN MY LIFE,

AND AT 23, I WANT IT SO

MUCH, TO HAVE SUCCESS IN

COLLEGE AND WITH GOD.

HOW DO I FALL IN LOVE WITH

GOD?

HOW DO I COURT HIM.

MY HEART IS BROKEN IN A

MILLION PIECES BECAUSE OF MY

CHOICES AND OTHER'S CHOICES

FOR ME.

HOW DO I LET GOD IN TO HEAL

ME WHEN IT SCARES ME TO

TRUST HIM?"

Pat: YOU ARE SO

EMOTIONAL AND MAGNIFY THINGS

SO MUCH.

"MY HEART IS BROKEN INTO A

MILLION PIECES," COME ON.

Terry: SHE MIGHT HAVE

MADE SOME BIG MISTAKES IN

HER LIFE, EVEN AT 23 --

Pat: FIRST OF ALL, YOU

SIT DOWN AND SAY, LISTEN,

I'M 23, AND I'M GOING TO

LIVE TO 75.

Terry: MY WHOLE LIFE IS

BEFORE ME.

Pat: THAT LEAVES 50

SOMETHING YEARS TO GO.

SO YOU'VE GOT TWICE AS MUCH

LIFE AHEAD AS YOU'VE SPENT.

THAT'S NUMBER ONE.

THE NEXT THING YOU NEED TO

DO IS START WORKING AT

SOMETHING.

ASK YOURSELF, WHAT MAKES ME

HAPPY?

WHAT WAS IT I DID AS A KID

THAT REALLY MADE ME HAPPY.

WHAT DID I ENJOY DOING?

WAS IT DRAWING PICTURES OR

TALKING TO PEOPLE?

OR PERFORMING IN FRONT OF

PEOPLE OR READING BOOKS?

WHAT WAS IT THAT MADE ME

HAPPY?

AND BEGIN TO FOCUS ON THAT

AND SET UP DISCIPLINE IN

RELATION TO THAT.

AND WORK AT THAT AT WHICH

YOU ARE GOOD.

DON'T BE OUTLOOKING FOR

THIS, THAT, AND THE OTHER.

HOW DO I FIND GOD?

GOD MADE YOU THE WAY YOU

ARE.

IF YOU WILL JUST ACCEPT WHAT

HE HAS DONE FOR YOU AND

BEGIN TO CULTIVATE THE

TALENTS HE HAS GIVEN YOU,

YOU HAVE SOMETHING IN SIDE

OF YOU THAT NEEDS TO BE

CULTIVATED.

YOU MAY HAVE A SINGING

VOICE.

YOU MAY HAVE THE ABILITY TO

PAINT.

YOU MAY BE ABLE TO INSTRUCT

OTHERS.

YOU MAY LIKE TO TEACH LITTLE

KIDS.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU LIKE

TO DO, BUT YOU DO.

SO FIGURE THAT OUT AND STOP

ALL OF THIS MILLION PIECES

AND ALL OF THIS STUFF.

Terry: SHE SAYS AN

INTERESTING THING IN HERE.

I HAVE NEVER HEARD ANYBODY

SAY THIS BEFORE.

SHE SAYS, HOW DO I COURT

HIM?

WE DON'T HAVE TO COURT GOD,

DO WE?

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

I KNOW WHAT COURTING

MEANS --

Pat: THIS THINKS IN

FLOWERY TERMS AND USES THESE

OVERBLOWN EXPRESSIONS.

MAYBE SHE OUGHT TO BE A

FICTION WRITER.

Terry: THERE YOU GO,

KATIE.

Pat: IT IS LIKE

SOMETHING OUT OF A ROMANCE

NOVEL.

AND THAT'S GOOD.

MAYBE YOU OUGHT TO WRITE

SHORT STORIES.

BUT DO WHAT IT IS AND GET ON

TO IT.

CONCENTRATE ON IT.

AND GET DISCIPLINED.

Terry: THIS IS CAYLIN

WHO SAYS, "WHEN GOD MAKES

THE NEW EARTH, WILL THERE BE

MARRIAGE ON IT?"

Pat: NOT ACCORDING TO

JESUS.

IT WILL BE LIKE THE ANGELS.

Terry: THIS IS OUR LAST

QUESTION, AND IT COMES FROM

PATTY IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND

SHE SAYS, "PLEASE EXPLAIN

THE LAW OF RECIPROCITY AND

HOW TO REAP GOD'S BLESSINGS

BY SIMPLY BEING KIND TO

OTHERS AND GIVING TO GOD'S

WORK."

AND PAT IS GOING TO ANSWER

YOUR QUESTION FROM HIS VIDEO

SERIES CALLED "THE SECRET

KINGDOM."

Pat: OH.

Pat: AS I WAS PRAYING

FOR WISDOM IN RELATION TO

THE WAY THE WORLD WORKS, A

PRINCIPLE CAME TO ME.

I KNOW IT WAS GIVEN BY THE

LORD.

JESUS CHRIST WAS GOD.

HE IS GOD.

AND IF HE IS GOD, THEREFORE

ANY STATEMENT THAT HE MADE

WITHOUT QUALIFICATION IN

TERMS OF THE TIME OR THE

PLACE OR THE RECIPIENT,

COULD BE CONSIDERED AS A

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE, LIKE

THE LAW OF GRAVITY.

AND SO I BEGAN TO READ THE

BIBLE WITH THAT IN MIND, AND

I CAME ACROSS SEVERAL VERY

IMPORTANT THINGS THAT TO ME

WERE LIKE LAWS, LIKE THE LAW

OF GRAVITY IN THER THERMO

DYNAMICS.

IT WAS SO SIMPLE.

WHO S SO EVER WILL -- IF HE

SAYS TO A LITTLE CHILD

YOU'RE GOING TO BE A PRIDE

TO YOUR PARENTS, THAT ISN'T

A FUNDAMENTAL LAW FOR

EVERYBODY, BUT WHEN HE

SPEAKS OUT BROADLY WHERE

THERE IS NO CLARIFICATION,

IT BECOMES A UNIVERSAL

PRINCIPLE.

AND ONCE I FOUND THEM, I PUT

THEM IN A BOOK.

AND THE BOOK HAS BEEN VERY

SUCCESSFUL AND HAS TOUCHED A

LOT OF LIVES.

THE NEXT LAW I WANT TO TALK

ABOUT IS WHERE JESUS SAID A

PRINCIPLE WE ALL KNOW.

YOU'VE HEARD IT MANY, MANY

TIMES.

IT IS A LAW THAT WE FIND IN

PHYSICS.

THAT IS THE LAW OF

RECIPROCITY.

THE REASON WE CAN GET A

ROCKET TO THE MOON IS THAT

WE HAVE EXHAUST BLAST BEHIND

THE ROCKET WHICH PROPELS IT

UPWARD.

FOR EVERY ACTION, THERE IS

AN EQUAL AND OPPOSITE

REACTION.

SO THAT IS THE LAW UNDER

WHICH WE OPERATE JET

AIRCRAFT.

A JET IS A TURBINE THAT

SUCKS AIR IN ONE SIDE, BLOWS

ET OUT THIT OUT THE OTHER

AND PROPELS THE AIRPLANE

FORWARD.

IT IS JUST THAT SIMPLE.

SO THERE IS A LAW -- FOR

EXAMPLE, IF YOU PUSH A GATE

HARD AND IT'S ON A HINGE, IT

WILL COME BACK AND SMACK

YOU.

IF YOU PUSH IT THAT WAY, IT

WILL COME BACK.

THE LAW OF RECIPROCITY.

FOR EVERY ACTION THERE IS AN

EQUAL REACTION.

JESUS GAVE US THIS.

IN TERMS OF GIVING, HE SAID

GIVE, AND IT WILL BE GIVEN

UNTO YOU, PRESSED DOWN,

RUNNING OVER, IT WILL HEAP

INTO YOUR BOSOM.

YOU TAKE WHAT YOU HAVE, GIVE

IT, AND THAT STARTS

SOMETHING COMING BACK TO

YOU.

IT'S A LAW OF RECIPROCITY.

BUT IT GOES BEYOND THAT,

MUCH BEYOND IT.

IF YOU GO OUT IN A STREET,

AND YOU WALK DOWN THE STREET

IN ANY CITY, AND AS YOU PASS

PEOPLE AND YOU SMILE AT THEM

AND YOU SAY GOOD MORNING,

THEY WILL SMILE BACK.

THEY MIGHT NOT WANT TO SAY

GOOD MORNING -- THEY MAY

THINK YOU'RE CRAZY, BUT

THEY'LL SAY GOOD MORNING.

YOU WATCH IT.

IF YOU GIVE KINDNESS TO

SOMEBODY, YOU WILL GET

KINDNESS BACK.

IF YOU'RE MERCIFUL TO

SOMEBODY, YOU'LL GET

MERCIFUL BACK.

WHATEVER YOU MEET WILL BE

MEETED BACK TO YOU AGAIN.

THAT IS A FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF

RECIPROCITY.

JUST THINK WHAT IT WOULD BE

LIKE IF IN OUR SOCIETY WE

HAD THIS PRINCIPLE?

JESUS SAID, "DO UNTO OTHERS

AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO

UNTO YOU."

WE USED TO CALL IT THE

GOLDEN RULE.

YOU DO TO THEM AS YOU WANT

THEM TO DO TO YOU.

YOU LOVE THEM; THEY LOVE

YOU.

YOU'RE KIND TO THEM; THEY'RE

KIND TO YOU.

IT JUST WORKS THAT WAY.

IT IS THE WAY THE UNIVERSE

IS WIRED, THE WAY IT IS SET

UP.

BUT THINK WHAT IT WOULD BE

IF WE, AS NATIONS, PUT THIS

LAW INTO EFFECT.

IF I'M UPSTREAM FROM

SOMEBODY, I WON'T POLLUTE

THE WATER THAT COMES OUT OF

MY PLACE.

I WOULDN'T DISCHARGE SEWER

INTO THE RIVER THAT'S GOING

TO FLOW DOWN TO THIS OTHER

MAN'S PROPERTY BECAUSE I

WOULDN'T WANT SOMEBODY DOING

IT TO ME.

I WILL DO TO HIM WHAT I WANT

HIM TO DO ME.

DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD

HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU.

IT IS SO SIMPLE.

IF I WOULDN'T WANT TO BE

EXPLOITED AS A WORKER, I, AS

AN OWNER OR EMPLOYER

SHOULDN'T EXPLOIT THE

WORKERS THAT ARE GIVEN TO

ME.

IF I WOULDN'T WANT TO BE

PLACED IN ABJECT POVERTY AND

WORK LIKE A DOG DAY AND

NIGHT, I WOULDN'T WANT

SOMEBODY DOING THAT TO ME.

AND I WOULDN'T DO IT TO

THEM.

DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD

HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU.

THE LAW OF RECIPROCITY.

WHATEVER YOU MEET OUT WILL

BE MEETED BACK TO YOU

AGAIN.

AND THIS IS CERTAINLY TRUE

IN BUSINESS.

IF YOU GIVE GOOD SERVICE,

YOU'LL GET GOOD SERVICE.

IF YOU GIVE LOYALTY, YOU'LL

GET LOYALTY.

IF YOU GIVE LOVE, YOU'LL GET

LOVE.

YOU JUST NAME IT.

WHATEVER VIRTUA VIRTUE YOU

WOULD LIKE TO HAVE DISPLAYED

IN YOUR LIFE AND YOUR FAMILY

YOU GIVE OUT.

IF YOU HAVE CHILDREN AND YOU

TREAT THEM FAIRNESS, THEY

WILL COME BACK TO YOU WITH

FAIRNESS AND THEY WILL TREAT

THEIR SIBLINGS WITH FAIRNESS

BECAUSE YOU'VE TRAINED THEM

THAT WAY.

DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD

HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU.

THE LAW OF RECIPROCITY, IT

ABSOLUTELY WORKS.

THE LAW OF USE IS THE

FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF HUMAN

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT.

IT IS THE FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF

CHURCH GROWTH, BUSINESS

GROWTH, LABOR UNION GROWTH,

POLITICAL PARTY GROWTH,

EDUCATIONAL GROWTH -- YOU

NAME IT.

THAT IS THE FOUNDATIONAL LAW

OF HUMAN GROWTH AND

DEVELOPMENT.

ON THE OTHER HAND, THE LAW

OF RECIPROCITY IS THE

FOUNDATIONAL GROWTH OF

SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT.

THINK OF THE WARS WE'VE

HAD.

YOU THINK OF WORLD WAR II.

WHY DID WE HAVE WORLD WAR

II?

BECAUSE WE HAD A MONSTER IN

GERMANY WHO SAID I NEED

LIVING SPACE, AND I'M GOING

TO TAKE THE SPACE THAT

BELONGS TO THE POLES OR THE

CZECHS -- I WANT THEIR

LAND.

HE POSED US INTO A HIDEOUS

WAR THAT COST 50 MILLION

LIVES BECAUSE HE DIDN'T

FOLLOW THIS SIMPLE LAW.

I BELIEVE IN TODAY'S WORLD,

ONE GROUP WANTS TO GET THE

ADVANTAGE OF THE OTHER

GROUP, AND SO THEY'RE GOING

TO, QUOTE,"STICK IT TO

THEM."

WE'RE GOING TO TAKE

ADVANTAGE OF THEM.

WE'RE GOING TO TAKE AWAY

THEIR SEATS IN CONGRESS.

WE'RE GOING TO KEEP THEM

FROM HAVING JUDGES ON THE

COURTS -- YOU NAME IT.

BUT THAT'S THE ATTITUDE WE

HAVE IN WASHINGTON.

SO THERE IS AN ATTITUDE OF

RANCOR AND BUSINESS ALWAYS.

BUT IF WE HAD THE LAW OF

RECIPROCITY, WHERE WE WERE

DOING TO THEM AS WE WANTED

THEM TO DO TO US, THINK WHAT

A NICE WORLD WE WOULD LIVE

IN.

WE WOULDN'T HAVE ANY WARS.

WE WOULDN'T HAVE CRIME.

WE WOULDN'T HAVE OPPRESSION

OF ONE RACE BY ANOTHER.

YOU CAN GO RIGHT DOWN THE

LINE OF WHAT A BEAUTIFUL

WORLD IT WOULD BE IF WE JUST

DID THAT ONE THING.

SO TO HAVE AN ORDERED

SOCIETY, THE LAW OF

RECIPROCITY IS THE SECRET.

*

Terry: YOU CAN FIND

PAT'S TEACHING ON THE LAW OF

RECIPROCITY, AS WELL AS ALL

OF THE OTHER LAWS FROM THE

SECRET KINGDOM ON OUR

WEBSITE.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LOG ON

TO cbn.com, AND CLICK THE

LINK UNDER THE SECTION

CALLED "I SAW IT ON "THE 700

CLUB"."

Pat: IT IS EXCITING TO

ME TO THINK OF WHAT IS IN

THE BIBLE.

IT IS SO LIBERATING.

WELL, NOW I WANT TO

INTRODUCE YOU TO A COUPLE

WHO PUT THE LAW OF

RECIPROCITY INTO ACTION.

WHEN A PLANT CLOSED, WHERE

DOUG SHALAN WORKED FOR

ALMOST 20 YEARS, HE DIDN'T

KNOW WHAT OR WHEN HE WOULD

FIND ANOTHER JOB, BUT HE DID

KNOW ONE THING: HE AND HIS

WIFE, STEPHANIE, WERE

DETERMINED TO KEEP ON GIVING

UNTO THE LORD.

LOOK AT THIS.

I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT MY

NEXT JOB WAS GOING TO BE.

HOW YOU GOING TO SUPPORT

YOUR FAMILY?

Reporter: DOUG FACED A

FINANCIAL CRISIS.

THE WISCONSIN G.M. PLANT WAS

ABOUT TO SHUT DOWN, AND DOUG

WAS GOING TO LOSE HIS JOB

AFTER 17 YEARS.

HIS WIFE, STEPHANIE, WAS

VERY CONCERNED.

I HAD A LOT OF FEAR.

WAS THERE GOING TO BE

ANOTHER JOB IN THE AREA?

WOULD WE HAVE TO MOVE

SOMEWHERE FAR AWAY?

Reporter: THEY LEANED

ON EACH OTHER AND THEIR

FAITH IN GOD TO GET THEM

THROUGH.

I KNEW THERE WERE GOING

TO BE CHALLENGES AHEAD, AND

THE ONLY WAY WE COULD DO IT

WAS TO DO IT TOGETHER.

Reporter: AND ONE

DECISION THEY MADE TOGETHER

WAS TO STAY FAITHFUL WITH

THEIR TITHING.

I WANT TO PLEASE GOD.

I WANT HIM TO BE HAPPY WITH

ME AND MY FAMILY.

WE WANT TO DO WHAT WE'RE

SUPPOSED TO DO BECAUSE WE

WANT TO PLEASE GOD.

Reporter: THAT IS WHAT

STEPHANIE HAD LEARNED ON

"THE 700 CLUB."

TRUST THE LORD.

EVEN THOUGH IT FELT LIKE WE

COULDN'T AFFORD TO TITHE,

REALLY, WE COULDN'T AFFORD

NOT TO.

WHEN YOU NEED GOD, HE IS

GOING TO COME THROUGH.

Reporter: AND STEPHANIE

CONTINUED TO GIVE OFFERINGS

TO CBN.

THERE ARE LOTS OF PLACES

YOU CAN SOW YOUR MONEY, BUT

I SEE "THE 700 CLUB" BEING

CONSISTENT WITH GOD'S WORD.

Reporter: THE DAY AFTER

THE PLANT CLOSED, STEPHANIE

WAS OFFERED A FULL-TIME

SECRETARIAL POSITION AT HER

SON'S SCHOOL.

AND WHILE DOUG LOOKED FOR A

JOB, HE RECEIVED

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, AND

THEY SOMEHOW THEY HAD NUF

ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY THE

BILLS.

WE WERE ABLE TO SURVIVE.

Reporter: A FEW DAYS

AFTER DOUG'S UNEMPLOYMENT

ENDED, HE LANDED A

MANAGEMENT JOB MAKING TWICE

WHAT HE MADE BEFORE.

GOD CAME THROUGH.

I KNEW HE WOULD.

I WAS OVERCOME WITH JOY.

I FINALLY SAW WHAT GOD WAS

WAITING FOR.

IT WAS HIS TIME, NOT MINE.

Reporter: DOUG,

STEPHANIE, AND THEIR KIDS

BELIEVED GOD HONORED THEIR

OBEDIENCE WHEN THEY

CONTINUED TO GIVE DURING

HARD TIMES.

GOD'S PRINCIPLES NEVER

FAILED.

THAT IS PROBABLY THE

GREATEST, MOST VALUABLE

LESSON I'VE EVER LEARNED.

Pat: IT WORKS,

RECIPROCITY.

GIVE UNTO THE LORD, AND THE

LORD WILL GIVE BACK.

IT IS THE FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF

HUMAN SOCIETAL

RELATIONSHIPS.

YOU MAY HAVE WATCHED THE

VARIOUS PERFORMERS AT THE

RECENT OSCARS, AND ONE OF

THEM WAS A LADY NAMED

ADELE.

AND SHE IS THE SINGING

SENSATION IN GREAT BRITAIN.

TOMORROW WE'VE GOT HER

DRUMMER.

IT IS AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY

OF FORGIVENESS.

TODAY WE'RE GOING TO LEAVE

YOU WITH THESE WORDS FROM

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE: "LOVE

YOUR ENEMIES.

DO GOOD AND LEND, HOPING FOR

NOTHING IN RETURN, AND YOUR

REWARD WILL BE GREAT.

AND YOU WILL BE SONS OF THE

MOST HIGH."

THINK OF THAT, SONS OF THE

MOST HIGH GOD.

PRAISE THE LORD.

BY THE WAY, IF YOU WANT TO

PARTICIPATE WITH US IN "THE

700 CLUB," WE WANT TO GIVE

YOU THIS THING.

THESE D.V.D.s ARE VERY

INSPIRING.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

THEM.

THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME WE'VE

GOT.

ADELE'S DRUMMER,

FORGIVENESS, TOMORROW'S

SHOW.

WE'LL SEE YOU THEN.

BYE-BYE.

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