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700 Club Canada: May 24, 2013

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HELLO, I'M BRIAN WARREN.AND I'M LAURA LYNN TYLERTHOMPSON, WELCOME TO THE SHOW. LAURA LYNN, YOU KNOW, WE ALL

HAVE THOSE SEASONS OF TOUGHTIMES. HAVE YOU EVER GONETHROUGH A SEASON THAT YOU SAIDI AM SO GLAD, WHOA, THAT SEASON

IS OVER?I HAVE. I HAVE BEEN REALLYTHRILLED WHEN IT'S OVER BUT YOUKNOW MORE IMPORTANTLY, BRIAN,

I HAVE BEEN REALLY GLAD THAT IWENT THROUGH IT BECAUSE WHO IAM TODAY IS BECAUSE OF ALL OFTHOSE VERY DIFFICULT, FIRING

KILN MOMENTS. AND WHEN YOULEARN TO TRUST GOD IN THE FACEOF SUCH EXTREME EMOTIONAL PAINAND LOSS, WHEN YOU LEARN TO

COME FACE TO FACE WITH HIM.THAT IS A PLACE THAT YOU WILLNEVER FORGET AND IT WILL CARRYYOU THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.

THEY SURE ARE SOME VERYLEARNING MOMENTS. TODAY WECONTINUE OUR SERIES ON OVER-COMING ISSUES THAT WEIGH US

DOWN. THE ENTIRE WEEK WE HAVEBEEN LEARNING WAYS TO OVERCOMEEMOTIONAL PROBLEMS AND MOVEBEYOND SETBACKS THAT STOP US IN

OUR TRACKS. WE'VE GOT APOWERFUL SHOW TODAY AS WETACKLE THE SUBJECT OF LOSS.WE WILL MEET A MAN WHO HAS

HAD TO DEAL WITH MOREHEARTBREAK IN HIS LIFE THANMOST OF US COULD HANDLE. YOUWILL SEE HOW KEVIN THOMPSON WAS

ABLE TO FIND PIECE DESPITEENDURING ONE TRAGEDY AFTER ANOT.HIS TESTIMONY WILL ENCOURAGEYOU AND I WILL BE SPENDING MORE

TIME ON THIS SUBJECT WITH DR.GRANT MULLIN, AS HE SHARES HISEXPERT ADVICE ON DEALING WITHLOSS.

AND AS PART OF MY ONGOINGSERIES CALLED WHAT YOU BELIEVECANADA, I FOUND OUT HOW EVERYDAY CANADIANS OVERCOME TOUGH

ISSUES.UM-HUM, BUT FIRST HOW KEVINTHOMPSON FOUND BEAUTY IN THEMIDST OF TRAGEDY.

AT THE AGE OF FIFTEEN, KEVINTHOMPSON HAD THE WORD "HELL"TATTOOED ON HIS SHOULDER.BASICALLY THAT WAS MY

DEFINITION OF THE WORLD I WASFIFTEEN. THAT'S WHAT I THOUGHTLIFE WAS ABOUT. THAT'S WHAT IKNEW MY LIFE WAS SPECIFICALLY.

KEVIN WAS BORN THE THIRD OFSIX CHILDREN. HIS FATHER LEFTWHEN KEVIN WAS JUST FIVE ANDHIS OLDER BROTHER TONY TRIED

TO HELP THEIR MOTHER RAISE THEYOUNGER KIDS.MY OLDEST BROTHER, TONY,TAUGHT US TO SURVIVE BY

FIGHTING. AND SO, YOU KNOW,IT WAS NOTHING FOR--FOR US TOPHYSICALLY HURT EACH OTHER ANDYES, HE PICKED MY BROTHER,

DENNIS, UP AND THROUGH HIM OUTTHE WINDOW AND WENT OUT BEHINDHIM.WHEN KEVIN WAS A TEENAGER,

TONY COMMITTED SUICIDE. A FEWYEARS LATER DENNIS WAS KILLEDIN A CAR ACCIDENT.MY MOM MOVED A LOT. WE MOVED

I DON'T KNOW, THIRTY OR FORTYTIMES, WITHIN MY GRADE SCHOOLYEARS. WE DIDN'T REALLY HAVEANY HOME.

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, KEVINJOINED THE SERVICE. THENRETURNED TO IOWA WHERE HEMARRIED DEBBIE. THREE CHILDREN

FOLLOWED IN RAPID SUCCESSION.JOBS WERE HARD TO COME BYTHOUGH AND THE COUPLE STRUGGLEDTO MAKE ENDS MEET. THEN CAME

THE DAY KEVIN WILL NEVER FORGET.FEBRUARY 11TH, 1986. HE WASFRUSTRATED THAT HIS CARWOULDN'T START THAT MORNING SO

HE WENT BACK TO BED.I FELL A SLEEP AND I WOKE UPTO SCREAMING. I COULD HEARDEBBIE SCREAMING MY NAME AND IT

WAS JUST A SOUND THAT I HADNEVER HEARD BEFORE. IT WAS--THERE WAS TERROR IN HER VOICETHAT I HAD NEVER HEARD BEFORE.

A FIRE HAD BROKEN OUT IN THETHOMPSON'S TRAILER WHILE THEYSLEPT. WITHIN MINUTES, THEIRHOME WAS AN INFERNO.

THEN I YELLED FOR DEBBIE TOGRAB MY YOUNGEST BOY, RUSSELL,OUT OF THE CRIB AND WHEN ITURNED TO GO INTO THE HALLWAY,

THE WALLS WERE CONSUMED WITHFLAMES AND THEIR WAS A WALL OFFLAME IN FRONT OF ME FROM FLOORTO CEILING. AND I COULD HEAR

MY BOYS ON THE OTHER SIDE OFTHE WALL OF FLAMES YELLING FORTHEIR DADDY.KEVIN KNEW THE ONLY WAY HE

COULD SAVE HIS CHILDREN WAS TOTRY RESCUE THEM FROM THE OTHERSIDE OF THE HOUSE.SO I OPENED THE DOOR TO GO

AROUND TO THE KITCHEN SO ICOULD COME IN FROM BEHIND MYBOYS AND GET THEM AND WHEN IOPENED THE DOOR, THE FLAMES

PUSHED THROUGH THE HALLWAY ANDEXPLODED AND PUSHED ME OUT THEDOOR. AND THREW MY WIFE,DEBBIE, AND MY SON BACK INTO

THE BEDROOM.KEVIN MADE SEVERAL MOREATTEMPTS TO GET BACK INTO THEHOUSE BUT HE WAS BLOCKED AT

EVERY TURN.AND A COUPLE OF PEOPLE HADSTOPPED, AND THEY WERE YELLINGAND I TURNED AROUND AND YELLED

TO THEM THAT MY FAMILY WAS INTHE TRAILER AND I NEEDED HELPTO GET THEM OUT. AND I TRIEDGOING BACK INTO THE TRAILER AND

I OPENED THE DOOR TO THEKITCHEN AND I STARTED TO RUN INAND THEY GRABBED ME AND PULLEDME OUT. THEY PUT ME IN A CAR.

I FOUGHT WITH THEM TRYING TOGET AWAY FROM THEM BUT THEY PUTME IN A CAR AND THEY STARTED TODRIVE ME AWAY TO THE HOSPITAL

AND AS THEY DROVE ME AWAY ILOOKED BACK AND SAW THE TRAILERFALLING. THE WALLS FALLING IN ONTHE TRAILER.

WITH THE ONLY PEOPLE IN THEWORLD THAT HE LOVED NOW GONE,KEVIN LOST THE WILL TO LIVE.AND I WAS SO ANGRY WITH GOD

THAT I JUST WANTED TO DIE. IMEAN THAT WAS MY PRIMARYTHOUGHT SECONDS, SECONDS IN TOIT I DIDN'T CARE. I DIDN'T

CARE IF I WENT BACK INTO THETRAILER. I WANTED TO GO BACKINTO THE TRAILER. I WANTED TODIE.

AFTER HE BURIED HIS FAMILY,KEVIN GOT ON HIS MOTORCYCLE ANDBEGAN RIDING.I TRIED DRINKING. I TRIED

THE DRUGS. I TRIED SEX. ITRIED RIDING MY MOTORCYCLE ALLHOURS OF THE DAY AND I TRIEDMAKING GOD SO ANGRY WITH ME

THAT HE WOULD KILL ME. I USEDTO BE ABLE TO VENT MY ANGER BYHITTING THINGS. WE GREW UPHITTING THINGS. I WOULD BEAT

ON WALLS UNTIL I REALIZED I HADTO FIX THE WALLS. AND SO, THENI DECIDED TO GO OUT INTO THEWOODS AND BEAT ON TREES.

WHEN NOTHING ELSE SATISFIEDHIM, KEVIN BECAME A WORKAHOLIC.ONE DAY, ONE OF HIS CUSTOMERSCAUGHT HIS EYE.

I WENT INTO BORDER'S BOOKSSTORE AND SAW HIM WALKINGTOWARDS ME. HE HAD A NAMETAGON SO I KNEW HE WORKED THERE

AND AS HE GOT NEAR ME, HELOOKED AT ME AND HE JUST SAID,HI THERE. HE JUST KEPT RIGHTON WALKING. BUT IT WAS LIKE

SOMETHING PASSED BETWEEN ME ANDHIM AND MY HEART JUST SAID, MYTHAT'S THE ONE.ALTHOUGH HE TRIED TO PUSH HER

AWAY, KEVIN AND JUDY FELL INLOVE AND WERE MARRIED. THEYMOVED TO EUREKA SPRINGS,ARKANSAS. AT THE INSISTENCE OF

JUDY'S FATHER, KEVIN BEGANATTENDING CHURCH BUT HIS HEARTWASN'T IN IT.THE MORE HE PUT HIS ARMS

AROUND ME, THE MORE I FOUGHTAND THE MORE I, THE MORE IHATED HIM.ONE COLD EVENING IN FEBRUARY

OF 2006, KEVIN WAS STOKING AFIRE IN HIS BACKYARD. HEREALIZED THE NEXT DAY WAS THETWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE

FIRE AND MEMORIES OF THAT DAYFLOODED IN. ONLY THIS TIME,INSTEAD OF SHAKING HIS FIST ATGOD HE BOWED HIS HEAD AND

ASKED GOD TO TAKE THE PAINAWAY AND TO FORGIVE HIM OF HISPAST.HE PUT HIS ARMS AROUND ME AND

I FELT THAT HUG THAT HE HADBEEN GIVING ME FOR SO MANYYEARS AND I FELT THAT LOVE THATHE--THAT HE TRIED GIVING ME.

AND I FELT JESUS, AND I SAID IWILL GIVE YOU MY LIFE,EVERYTHING I HAVE I WILL GIVETO YOU, THANK YOU. AND I WAS

LOOKING AT MY YARD AND MY WIFEAND MY DOGS AND THE VIEW THAT IHAD AND I SAW A BEAUTY INEVERYTHING. AND I SAW A

PRESENCE OF GOD IN EVERYTHINGAROUND ME. AND I FELT A PEACESO DEEP INSIDE OF ME THAT INEVER THOUGHT THAT I WOULD

EXPERIENCE.TODAY KEVIN SPENDS TIMETALKING TO PEOPLE ON THESTREETS OF EUREKA SPRINGS. HE

IS ALSO INVOLVED WITH THEJERICHO RIDERS MOTORCYCLEMINISTRY. THEY TRAVEL THECOUNTRY SHARING THE GOSPEL.

KEVIN REMEMBERS THE YEARS HESPENT ANGRY AT GOD.AM I--AM I TRYING TO CAUSEHIM PAIN? I DIDN'T RECOGNIZE I

HAD ALREADY CAUSED HIM PAIN ANDHE HAD ALREADY FELT EVERY PAINTHAT I EVER KNEW. HE KNEWBEFORE I KNEW THE PAIN THAT

WOULD BE THERE FROM LOSING MYFAMILY AND HE GAVE ME THATPEACE AND RECOGNITION THAT INEEDED TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS

AND SAY I'M SORRY AND--ANDWHEN GOD PUT HIS ARMS AROUND MEAND I FELT THAT PEACE AGAIN, IKNEW THAT HE WOULD NEVER TAKE

IT AWAY.YOU KNOW, LAURA LYNN, WHEN ISEE KEVIN'S LIFE, IT REMINDS MEOF A SONG. IT WAS TALKING

ABOUT IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL.RIGHT. YES, THAT'S ANAMAZING SIGN. HORATIO.SPAFFORD.

SPAFFORD AND HIS WIFE ANDDAUGHTERS WERE IN A TERRIBLESHIP, YOU KNOW, THE SHIP SANKAND HIS DAUGHTERS ALL DIED

EXCEPT FOR HIS WIFE AND HE HADTO GO TO THAT DEPTHS OF DESPAIRREALLY AMAZING.BUT GOD BROUGHT HIM OUT.

UM-HUM.YOU KNOW, SEEING JESUS CHANGELIVES TODAY AS HE DID OVER TWOTHOUSAND YEARS AGO, IS THE ONLY

REASON THAT LAURA LYNN AND IARE HERE AT THE 700 CLUB CANADABUT THIS SHOW DOESN'T EXISTWITHOUT YOUR PARTNERSHIP. IF

YOU ARE WATCHING THESEINSPIRATIONAL STORIES TODAY ANDTHEY ARE AFFECTING YOU, THENSTAND WITH US AS WE TAKE THE

MESSAGE OF JESUS CHRIST FROMCOAST TO COAST. YOU KNOW,THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT THERE WHOARE IN NEED OF HELP AND

DESPERATE FOR GOD. YOURMONTHLY PARTNERSHIP GIFT WILLHELP US TO REACH TO WEARYSOULS. CALL NOW AND BECOME A

PARTNER WITH 700 CLUB CANADA.1-855-759-0700.HMM, YOU KNOW BRIAN, THE WORDOF GOD IS SO CLEAR THAT GOD

LOVES THE BROKEN HEARTED. THATHE IS CLOSE TO THOSE WHO ARE INEXTREME PAIN. THAT HE SEESWHAT YOU ARE GOING THROUGH.

AND, YOU KNOW, AS I WATCHEDKEVIN'S STORY, I WAS REMINDEDOF WHAT JESUS SAID WHEN HESTOOD UP IN THE TEMPLE. THIS

WAS REALLY AT THE BEGINNING OFHIS MINISTRY. HE STOOD UP INTHE TEMPLE AND HE BEGAN TOREAD A PORTION OF SCRIPTURE

FROM ISAIAH. THE SPIRIT OF THELORD IS UPON ME BECAUSE HE HASANOINTED ME TO PREACH THEGOSPEL. TO BIND UP THE BROKEN

HEARTED. HE HAS SENT ME TOANNOUNCE, I LOVE THE WAY THEAMPLIFIED BIBLE SAYS THIS, HEHAS SENT ME TO ANNOUNCE RELEASE

TO THE CAPTIVES AND RECOVERY OFSIGHT TO THE BLIND. TO SENDFORTH AS DELIVERED THOSE WHOARE OPPRESSED, WHO ARE DOWN

TRODDEN. DO YOU FEEL DOWNTRODDEN? WHO ARE BRUISED ANDCRUSHED AND BROKEN DOWN BYCALAMITY. I KNOW THAT THERE IS

SOMEBODY RIGHT NOW AND YOU AREIN SUCH PAIN. THERE HAS BEENLOSS. I DON'T KNOW IF IT'SEMOTIONAL OR PHYSICAL AND YOU

ARE DEALING WITH SUCH PAIN ANDYOU DO NOT KNOW IF YOU CAN RISEFROM THIS. I WANT YOU TO KNOWSOMETHING. I DECLARE TO YOU,

YOU WILL RISE FROM THIS. ALLYOU HAVE TO DO IS TRUST THELIVING SAVIOR. HE KNOWSEXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE GOING

THROUGH. HE KNOWS THE END FROMTHE BEGINNING. HE SEES A GREATEND TO THIS STORY. THIS LOSSTHAT YOU ARE FEELING, THIS

TREMENDOUS PAIN. THIS IS NOTTHE END. YOU SEE JESUS CAME TOBIND YOUR BROKEN HEART AND TOHEAL YOU. WHEN YOU ARE BRUISED

AND CRUSHED, THAT IS THE TIMEWHEN YOU REACH OUT TO GOD ANDI AM ASKING YOU TODAY, WOULDYOU LAY ASIDE ALL OF YOUR FEAR?

WOULD YOU LAY ASIDE ALL OF THATSTUFF THAT IS STOPPING YOU ANDEVERY ENEMY, DECEIT AND LIETHAT IS TRYING TO TELL YOU THAT

GOD IS NOT FAITHFUL. GOD ISFAITHFUL. HE SEES YOURSITUATION. HE HAS AN ANSWERFOR YOU. JUST TURN IT OVER TO

HIM, JUST RELINQUISH IT. OPENUP YOUR ARMS AND GIVE IT TO HIMRIGHT NOW.YOU KNOW, THE BIBLE SAYS IN

ROMANS 8:28, THAT ALL THINGSWORK TOGETHER FOR THE GOOD OFTHOSE WHO LOVE GOD AND THEY ARECALLED ACCORDING TO HIS PURPOSE.

YES.DECLARE IT TODAY. IT'SWORKING FOR MY GOOD. I WOULDLIKE TO GET SOMETHING INTO YOUR

HANDS, LIVING THROUGH GRIEF.IF WHAT LAURA LYNN WAS SHARINGWITH YOU ACTUALLY WITNESSES.LET'S PRAY. FATHER IN THE NAME

OF JESUS I PRAY THAT YOUR PEACEWOULD NOW SURPASS THEUNDERSTANDING OF YOUR CHILDREN.THANK YOU JESUS.

LORD PLEASE COVER THEM NOW INJESUS' NAME.THANK YOU FATHER.CALL US NOW, 1-855-759-0700.

PRAYER PARTNERS ARE STANDING BY.DADDY?YEAH, BUDDY?HOW MANY NICKELS ARE IN A

DOLLAR?THERE ARE TWENTY NICKELS IN ADOLLAR.HOW DO BIRDS FLY? IS MILK

REALLY GOING TO MAKE MY BONESSTRONGER?YEAH, YEP.DADDY, WHEN WE DIE WILL WE GO

TO HEAVEN?DO YOU HAVE THE ANSWER TOLIFE'S BIGGEST QUESTION? CALLTHE 700 CLUB WE WILL HELP YOU

FIND ANSWERS TO THE IMPORTANTQUESTIONS LIFE BRINGS YOUR WAY.(MUSIC)WELCOME BACK. WE ARE TALKING

TO DR. GRANT MULLIN. A MENTALHEALTH PRACTITIONER. I WANT TODEAL WITH A SUBJECT THAT ISSOMETIMES IS NOT AS COMFORTABLE

TO DEAL WITH AND IT'S DEALINGWITH LOSS.I WOULD SAY THAT'S ALWAYSUNCOMFORTABLE TO DEAL WITH.

YES, IT'S--IT'S A VERYDIFFICULT AREA. I KNOW THATTHERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE THATPROBABLY FROM A AND IN A

HOSPITAL ROOM RIGHT NOW AND YOUARE IN A POSITION AND YOU ARESAYING HOW DO I DEAL WITH THELIFE THAT I GOT NOW AND THE

CARDS THAT I HAVE BEEN DEALT.THE BIBLE SPEAKS ABOUT JOBE ANDHE SAYS THAT THE LORD, THE LORDTAKES, BLESSED BE THE LORD.

BUT HOW DO YOU TRUST GOD AFTERYOU HAVE LOST SO MUCH? WHATARE WE REALLY DEALING WITH FROMA MENTAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND

SPIRITUAL NATURE HERE GRANT?WELL, LOSSES ARE PART OFHUMAN LIFE. I MEAN I--IT'SHARD TO IMAGINE ANY HUMAN WHO

HASN'T HAD LOSSES. AND SO THISIS A PART OF LIFE THAT GOD ISFULLY AWARE OF.YES.

AND OUR LOSSES DON'T GOUNNOTICED. SO HE KNOWS THAT'SPART OF LIFE AND SO I MEAN EVENJESUS LOST ONE OF HIS DISCIPLES.

YES.AND SO--SO LOSSES ARE PART OFHUMAN LIFE BUT HOW WE HANDLETHOSE LOSSES ACTUALLY DEPENDS

ON OUR TRUST LEVEL.OKAY.TRUST IS THE BOTTOM LINE OFHOW WE HANDLE LOSSES BECAUSE WE

ALL HAVE LOSSES BUT WE NEED TOREALIZE IS THAT WHEN WE HAVELOSSES, IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT WEARE BEING PUNISHED. IT DOESN'T

MEAN THAT GOD HAS ABANDONED US.THOSE ARE LIES THAT MIGHT INFACT BE IN OUR EMOTIONALBAGGAGE FROM OUR UPBRINGING.

YES.IF WHEN--WHEN YOU SUFFER LOSSIT'S YOUR OWN FAULT. THAT CANBE A LIE THAT SATAN WILL TORMENT

YOU WITH. AND THAT'S SOMETHINGTHAT NEEDS TO BE HEALED FROMOUR BAGGAGE. BUT THE WAY WEHANDLE LOSS IS HOW MUCH DO WE

TRUST HIM WHICH IS WAS JOBE'SSTRUGGLE.YES, YOU KNOW, WHEN I LOOK ATJOBE IN THE BOOK OF JOBE, IT'S

TO ME MORE OF A LOVE STORY THANIT IS A LOSS STORY BECAUSE ATTHE END YOU SEE HE GETS MOREBACK THAN--THAN HE LOST BUT

IT'S HARD FOR US WHEN WE AREGOING THROUGH THOSE MOMENTS TOSEE THE END. SO, WHEN WE ARETALKING ABOUT TRUST ISSUES AND

WE HAVE BEEN BETRAYED, HOW DOWE BEGIN TO NOW START TAKINGBABY STEPS OF RESTORING TRUST?WELL, THE KEY IS TO REALIZE

THAT JESUS KNOWS WHAT IT FEELSLIKE.YES.AND THAT HE IS WALKING WITH

US. HE HASN'T ABANDONED US ANDTHEN WE HAVE TO REBUILD TRUSTWITH HIM. SO, ONE--THERE AREMANY WAYS OF DOING IT OF

COURSE BEING CLOSE TO HIM BUTIF YOU DON'T REALLY TRUST HIMYOU ARE NOT GOING TO COMECLOSE.

RIGHT.IT'S GOING--IT'S GOING TO BEA BARRIER. IF YOU HAVE HAD ASIGNIFICANT LOSS AND YOU SAY TO

GOD, HOW COULD YOU LET THATHAPPEN? THAT'S USUALLY WHATPEOPLE THINK AND SO THEN YOULOOK BACK ON, WAS GOD FAITHFUL

TO ME IN THE PAST? NOW SATANWELL HE'S ALWAYS BOMBARDING YOUWITH THOUGHTS TO ERODE YOURTRUST. THAT'S, REALLY, THAT'S HS

NUMBER ONE JOB DESCRIPTION ISWHAT CAN I THROW INTO APERSON'S MIND TO ERODE THEIRTRUST.

SURE.SO AT A TIME OF LOSS, HE ISRIGHT THERE POUNCING ON YOU,GOD'S LEFT YOU, IT'S YOUR OWN

FAULT, YOU ARE BEING PUNISHED.CONDEMNATION, GUILT.THAT'S IT, YES.YES.

HE WANTS TO DRIVE A WEDGEBETWEEN US AND GOD. THAT'S HISPURPOSE SO WHEN YOU ARE FEELINGTHAT BECAUSE AT THE TIME OF

LOSS YOU ARE JUST TOTALLYEVERYTHING COULD BE THROWN UPIN THE AIR DEPENDING ON THESIZE OF THE LOSS. GO BACK, WAS

GOD FAITHFUL TO ME IN THE PAST?AND ALMOST ALWAYS, I MEANALWAYS YOU CAN FIND A TIME THATGOD WAS FAITHFUL TO YOU.

ABSOLUTELY.AND THEN, HAS GOD CHANGED?NO. HE DOESN'T CHANGE.RIGHT.

GOD WAS FAITHFUL TO ME IN THEPAST. HE HASN'T CHANGED. HEIS STILL FAITHFUL TO ME AND I'MNOT GOING THROUGH THIS ALONE.

YES.AND IF I'M HIS CHILD, THEREHAS TO BE A GOOD ENDING TO THISAND SO THAT'S--THAT I CALL THAT

WHITE KNUCKLE TRUST.OKAY, I LOVE THAT. YOU KNOW,IT'S SO IMPORTANT BECAUSE WHEN,WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT, YOU

KNOW, IN GOD WE TRUST, EVERYONEWE A KEEP A GOOD EYE ON. NO,HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THAT WHENWE SAY, I'VE DEALT WITH THE GOD

ISSUE NOW AND MY TRUST AND ISAY, GOD, OKAY. I CAN'T REALLYBE MAD AT YOU BUT I'M REALLYMAD AT THAT MAD OR THAT HUSBAND.

I'M ANGRY AT THAT--THAT PERSONTHAT BETRAYED ME. TRUST ISSUESHOW DO I REGAIN THAT? BROKENMARRIAGES, FAMILIES, LET'S TALK

ABOUT THAT.YES, THE--NOW, OF COURSE, NOWYOU ARE DEALING WITH HUMANS.YES.

OKAY, SO THAT'S A MUCH BIGGERPROBLEM, OKAY?YES.BUT THE--THE WHEN THERE HAS

BEEN A BROKEN TRUST OR ABUSE ORNEGLECT OR BETRAYAL OR ALL OF TEAWFUL THINGS, THE FIRST, OFCOURSE, SATAN IS GOING TO USE

THAT TO KEEP YOU BITTER FOREVER.YES.AND THAT'S WHY GOD WARNS USABOUT THE ROOT OF BITTERNESS.

BECAUSE WHEN WE'VE BEEN SINNEDAGAINST AND WE HARBOR THAT,WHICH IS WHAT SATAN WANTS US TODO.

YES.THEN THAT GROWS INSIDE. THATCAN CAUSE PHYSICAL ILLNESSES.THAT CAN CAUSE MENTAL HEALTH

PROBLEMS AND IT CAN CERTAINLYRUIN RELATIONSHIPS. WELL, ITWILL DESTROY YOU SPIRITUALLY.I MEAN GOD WARNS US SO

SPECIFICALLY, IF WE DON'T DEALWITH THAT, IT WILL EAT AWAY ATUS.YES, OKAY.

AND THE KEY TO GETTING RID OFTHE ROOT OF BITTERNESS ISFORGIVENESS. FORGIVENESS ISONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL

SPIRITUAL WEAPONS. ACTUALLY,REPENTANCE AND FORGIVENESS,THOSE ARE THE TWO MOSTPOWERFUL SPIRITUAL WEAPONS THAT

ARE NOT OF THIS WORLD.AND SOMEBODY RIGHT NOW ISSAYING, SHUT UP DOCTOR I DON'TWANT TO HEAR THAT ONE. BUT,

YOU KNOW, THIS IS PRETTY GOOD.YOU NEED TO--YOU NEED TO JUSTEXPLAIN THAT A LITTLE BIT. HOWDO WE DO THAT?

YES, NOW THERE ARE SOMETHINGS THAT ARE EASY TO FORGIVE.THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS AREVERY DIFFICULT TO FORGIVE AND

YOU NEED GOD'S SUPERNATURALASSISTANCE TO FORGIVE. INFACT, THERE ARE PEOPLE WATCHINGRIGHT NOW WHO WILL SAY, I CAN'T

FORGIVE THEM. IT WAS JUST TOOBIG. WELL, ASK GOD TO BEGIN TOGIVE YOU THE ABILITY TO FORGIVEBECAUSE THAT'S HOW YOU REMOVE

THE ROOT OF BITTERNESS. BUTALSO THERE'S A HUGE DIFFERENCEBETWEEN FORGIVENESS ANDRECONCILIATION.

OKAY.AND SO YOU CAN FORGIVESOMEONE, GET RID OF THE ROOT OFBITTERNESS BUT THAT PERSON MAY

STILL BE TOO DANGEROUS TO BE INA RELATIONSHIP WITH UNLESS THEYHAVE CHANGED. SO IF THEYHAVEN'T CHANGED THEN

RECONCILIATION MAY NOT BEPOSSIBLE. RECONCILIATIONREQUIRES TWO PEOPLE.FORGIVENESS REQUIRES ONE AND

GOD.NOW, LET'S TURN THE CORNERJUST ONE MORE TIME BECAUSE NOWWE'VE SAID OKAY GOD. I'VE GOT

TO TRUST YOU AND NOW I'M READYTO FORGIVE. HOW DO WE FORGIVEOURSELVES WHEN WE CAN'T EVENTRUST OURSELVES.

YES.WHEN WE HAVE LOST BECAUSE OFWHAT WE HAVE DONE?YES, IT'S AN ENORMOUS ISSUE.

IN FACT, I THINK MOST PEOPLE ATSOME POINT IN THEIR LIFE HAVETO FORGIVE THEMSELVES FORSOMETHING AND PEOPLE, PEOPLE

HAVE TROUBLE FORGIVINGTHEMSELVES BECAUSE THEY HOLDTHEMSELVES TO A HIGHER STANDARDTHAN EVERYONE AROUND THEM.

THEY SAY OH I COULD EXPLAIN,YOU KNOW, WHY THEY DID THATMAYBE, BUT, YOU KNOW, THEYCAN'T FORGIVE THEMSELVES

BECAUSE I MADE THAT DECISION.SO AND WHAT WE--IS--IS THAT REALLY A PRIDEISSUE THOUGH?

WELL IT--WELL PARTLY BECAUSEWHAT WE ARE SAYING IS THAT THESACRIFICE OF JESUS WAS ENOUGHFOR EVERYONE ELSE IN THE WORLD

BUT ME.OH.SO I SUPPOSE YOU COULD CALLTHAT A PRIDE ISSUE BUT THAT'S

JUST A MISUNDERSTANDING,REALLY.OKAY.IS TO REALIZE IF GOD FORGAVE

THEM, HE CAN FORGIVE YOU ANDYOU HAVE TO ACCEPT THAT. ANDTO NOT ACCEPT FORGIVENESS FORYOURSELF IS ANOTHER LIE OUT OF

YOUR BAGGAGE. AND SO WE ALLHAVE TO SAY IF THEN IF GOD HASFORGIVEN ME WHICH HE HAS. HEIS VERY CLEAR ABOUT THAT. THEN

I CAN FORGIVE MYSELF AND IF IDON'T FORGIVE MYSELF, I'MDISOBEYING GOD.NOW, SOMEONE IS PROBABLY

ASKING THE QUESTION BUT THAT'SGOOD FOR SOME BUT IS THAT--ISTHAT, YOU KNOW, DOES THAT WORKFOR ME. CAN THAT WORK FOR ME?

OR I'VE BEEN SO BAD.THAT'S MY POINT.THAT'S RIGHT, WELL.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT I'VE GONE

THROUGH. MINE IS SO MUCHDIFFERENT.THAT'S RIGHT WELL WHODOESN'T QUALIFY FOR FORGIVENESS

AND SALVATION. WE ALL QUALIFY.YES, YES.AND SO JESUS HAS SAID, HEWILL FORGIVE YOU AND SO IF YOU

DON'T FORGIVE YOURSELF THEN YOUARE BELIEVING A LIE. AND SATANWANTS YOU TO HOLD YOURSELF INTHE GRIP OF BITTERNESS FOR THE

REST OF YOUR LIFE. AND JESUSWANTS TO SET YOU FREE. JESUSIS SAYING TO YOU RIGHT NOW,I'VE FORGIVEN YOU, FORGIVE

YOURSELF. I'M GIVING YOUPERMISSION. LET YOURSELF GO.AMEN. YOU KNOW, I BELIEVETHAT THIS IS ONE OF THOSE

CRITICAL MOMENTS AND SOMEONE,THE NUMBER ON THE SCREEN 1-855-759-700. YOU NEED TO WRITE THISDOWN. THIS PROGRAM I BELIEVE

IS YOUR LIBERATION BUT YOU'VEGOT TO GIVE GOD PERMISSION TOSET YOU FREE. DR. MULLIN,WOULD YOU PLEASE LOOK INTO THAT

CAMERA AND SOMEONE WHO PROBABLYWOULD NOT COME TO YOUR OFFICEBUT NEEDS TO HEAR THIS.THAT'S RIGHT, ALL RIGHT NOW

LET'S JUST GIVE GOD PERMISSION.NOW, JESUS WE JUST COME BEFOREYOU RIGHT NOW AND WE HAVE FELTGUILTY ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE DONE

AND WE KNOW THAT YOU HAVEFORGIVEN US AND WE NOW CHOOSETO RECEIVE YOUR FORGIVENESS ANDI NOW FORGIVE MYSELF AND I

RECEIVE IT. IN JESUS' NAME,AMEN.AMEN. IF YOU'VE RECEIVEDTHAT NOW WRITE IT DOWN ON A

PIECE OF PAPER AND GIVE US ACALL AS WELL. THANK YOU, DR.MULLIN, SO INSIGHTFUL. COMINGUP NEXT, LAURA LYNN GOES OUT

TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU BELIEVE.AND SHE FINDS A FEW OVERCOMERS.JAN AND KATIE, I'M EXCITED TOFIND OUT THAT YOU ARE WOMEN OF

FAITH AND YOU ARE REAL WOMEN.YOU ARE REAL CANADIAN WOMEN.YOU'VE GONE THROUGH THINGS THATHAVE REALLY STRETCHED YOUR

FAITH AND IT STRETCHED YOUREMOTIONS AND WE ALL GO THROUGHSTUFF LIKE THAT. WHAT ISSOMETHING, JEN MAYBE YOU CAN

START, THAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGHAND YOU HAVE SEEN HOW GOD HASHELPED YOU. WELL, I WENT THROUGH A

DIVORCE ABOUT--ABOUT A YEAR AGOAND I GUESS THE BIGGEST THINGTHAT GOD HAS HELPED WITH ME HASBEEN THE REALIZATION THAT WHEN

ALL US FADES AWAY THAT HE ISTHAT ROCK AND HE IS MY STRONGFOUNDATION.YOU KNOW I FOUND THAT SAME

THING. THAT THOUGH MAN REJECTSUS AND THOUGH THINGS GO WRONG,GOD NEVER LEAVES OUR SIDE.WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN THROUGH?

I'VE BEEN ALONE FOR, YOUKNOW, I'M TWENTY-SEVEN. WHENI WAS NINETEEN I REMEMBERGIVING MY SINGLENESS TO THE

LORD AND SAYING THAT YOU KNOWWHAT I--I DON'T KNOW, I PUTTHIS IN YOUR HANDS. AND IN THEMEANTIME, I HAVE BEEN IN

DIFFERENT RELATIONSHIPS ANDIT'S NEVER--IT'S NEVER FIT.AND I'VE ALSO LOST A NUMBER OFFRIENDS OVER THE COURSE OF THAT

TIME AND TO KIND OF REALIZINGTHAT NO MATTER WHAT KIND OF LAIDON MY HEART THAT HE WILL BETHERE FOR ME.

YES.HE WILL ACTUALLY NEVER LEAVE MEOR FORSAKE ME AND HE IS AGAIN,LIKE JENNY SAID, MY ROCK. AND

MY PURPOSE, MY STRONGHOLD ANDHE WILL NEVER ACTUALLY LEAVE MEALONE. I WILL ALWAYS BE WITH HI.LET'S JUST ALL--LET'S JUST

HAVE CANADA PRAY THAT YOU ARENOT GOING TO BE ALONE FOR VERYLONG. WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FORLADY?

A GUY THAT LOVES JESUS.A GUY THAT LOVES JESUS.LAURA LYNN I REALLYAPPRECIATE THE INTERVIEWS AND

GOING OUT TO THE STREETS ANDTALKING TO CANADIANS AND SEEINGWHAT THEY BELIEVE. BUT I ALSOFEEL A BURDEN WHEN I SEE THESE

TWO YOUNG LADIES. BEAUTIFULYOUNG WOMEN, ONE DIVORCED, ONELOOKING FOR A HUSBAND, AND ITREALLY JUST CHALLENGES YOU AND

SAYS WE NEED GODLY MEN TO BERAISED UP AND WE NEED TO PRAYABOUT THAT IN CANADA.ABSOLUTELY BRIAN. AND YOU

KNOW WHAT A POWERFUL WEEK WEHAVE HAD. YOU'VE HAD THESEGREAT INTERVIEWS WITH DR.MULLIN. WHAT HAS STAYED WITH

YOU? WHAT'S SORT OF THETAKEAWAY THAT MOST IMPACTEDYOU?I THINK THE THING THAT REALLY

STUCK WITH ME WAS WHEN HE WASSHARING HOW MANY PEOPLE FEELASHAMED OF GOING THROUGH THECHALLENGES OF DEPRESSION, OF

LOSS, OF FAILURE AND THEY DON'THAVE ANYONE TO SPEAK TO. ANDTHEY FEEL LIKE IF THEY SHARETHEY ARE GOING TO BE OSTRACIZED

AND, YOU KNOW, TO THAT I SAY,CALL US HERE AT THE 700 CLUBCANADA. 1-855-759-0700 IF YOUDON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO AND WE

WILL CONNECT YOU.YES, ABSOLUTELY AND, YOUKNOW, IT IS A SHAME THAT IN THECHURCH, YOU KNOW, SOMETIMES

IT'S JUST A BAD WORD TO BEDEPRESSED. AS IF, YOU DON'THAVE ENOUGH FAITH TO GET OVERTHAT BUT AS DR. MULLIN

EXPLAINED IF THERE IS, YOU NOW,AN ISSUE THAT'S GOING ON.YES.YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHEMICALS

ARE IMBALANCED I MEAN.YES.IT'S THE SAME AS SOMETIMES WETAKE MEDICATION WHEN WE HAVE,

YOU KNOW ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENTAILMENTS.ABSOLUTELY.AND DISEASES, RIGHT?

ABSOLUTELY AND WHEN YOU ARETALKING ABOUT EVEN WITHDIABETES YOU DON'T FEEL ASHAMEDOF THAT OF TAKING MEDICATION

FOR IT.THAT'S RIGHT.YOU KNOW, AND I LOVE HOW HEBROKE IT DOWN. AND THE OTHER

THING THAT REALLY, REALLYTOUCHED MY HEART WAS THE TRUSTISSUES. HOW IT ALL GOES BACKTO TRUST ISSUES.

RIGHT.AND HANDLING OUR BAGGAGE.WHEN YOU LOOK AT THAT, THAT ALOT OF THE THINGS WE ARE

EXPERIENCING RIGHT NOW, LAURALYNN, ARE NOT A PRODUCT OF WHATIS TAKING PLACE TODAY BUT WHATWE HAVEN'T DEALT WITH YESTERDAY.

RIGHT.AND THAT SELF ANALYSIS, ILOVE THAT OUT OF HIS BOOK, YOUKNOW, EMOTIONALLY FREE.

YES, AND HE TALKED OVER ANDOVER ABOUT TRUSTING GOD.THAT'S RIGHT.THAT SOMETIMES YOU CAN'T FEEL

HIM. WE CAN'T SEE HIM.YES, YES.WE DON'T KNOW WHERE HE IS.WE DON'T KNOW THE END OF THE

STORY AND THE JOURNEY THAT WEARE WALKING ON, WE ARE IN PAIN.WE SENSE LOSS. LOSS IF PART OFTHE HUMAN CONDITION BUT GOD IS

TRUSTWORTHY AND HE IS FAITHFUL.WE SURE DO LOOK FORWARD TOBEING WITH YOU ALL AGAIN.UNTIL NEXT TIME, I'M LAURA LYNN

TYLER THOMPSON.AND I'M BRIAN WARREN. HAVE AGREAT DAY CANADA.GOD BLESS.

IT WAS THE MOST ANGELIC. THEMOST.PEACEFUL, SAFE, LOVING PLACE.I WASN'T AFRAID.

THERE WAS NOT A FEELING OFTIME.I WAS COMFORTED. I HAD APEACE AND JOY I'VE NEVER HAD.

I WAS ABSOLUTELY OVERWHELMEDBY THIS SENSATION OF BEING HOME.YOU JUST CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE.TO CONTACT US MAIL CHRISTIAN

BROADCASTING ASSOCIATESINCORPORATE THE 700 CLUBCANADA. P. O. BOX 700,SCARBOROUGH, ONTARIO M1S4T4 OR

VISIT US AT 700CLUB.CA.(MUSIC)I COULD HEAR THESE MOANS ANDTHESE CRIES.

AND I COULD FEEL MY BODYLEAVING.IT WAS PITCH, BLACK DARK.THAT WAS THE MOMENT WHERE I

UNDERSTOOD WHAT DEATH WAS.ON THE NEXT 700 CLUB CANADA.JEFF MARKEN RECALLS HEADINGFOR WORK AS USUAL. WHAT HE

DOESN'T REMEMBER IS DRIVINGHIMSELF TO THE HOSPITAL. HEHAD CALLED HIS BOSS AND TOLDHIM HE DIDN'T FEEL WELL. HIS

BOSS WAS CONCERNED ANDCONVINCED JEFF TO GO TO THEEMERGENCY ROOM. SOMEHOW,JEFF MADE IT. ONCE HE GOT

THERE, HE COLLAPSED.

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