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The 700 Club - July 2, 2013

Former porn star and prostitute Danielle shares about the wake up call that helped her flee the sex industry. Plus, Scott was a cocaine dealer and sex addict. His gods were money and women. Read Transcript


Gordon: A STRIPPER

PLANS HER REVENGE ON MEN.

AND I FELT LIKE I HAD THE

UPPER HAND NOW.

Gordon: WELCOME TO "THE

700 CLUB."

FOR TODAY'S TOP STORIES,

LET'S GO OVER TO THE CBN

NEWS DESK.

THANKS, GORDON.

THE MAN WHO LEAKED THE

SECRETS ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT

SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM IS

RUNNING OUT OF PLACES TO

HIDE.

EDWARD SNOWDEN HAS BEEN IN

THE MOSCOW AIRPORT FOR 10

DAYS NOW, AND ONE BY ONE,

COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

ARE HEEDING THE U.S. WARNING

NOT TO GET INVOLVED.

HERE IS CHARLENE ISRAEL.

Reporter: EDWARD

SNOWDEN IS HITTING SOME

HURTLES IN HIS ATTEMPT TO

SEEK REFUGE OUTSIDE THE

U.S.

HE APPLIED FOR ASYLUM IN

RUSSIA.

ON TUESDAY HE REPORTEDLY

WITHDRAW THAT REQUEST WHEN

HE LEARNED OF PRESIDENT

VLADIMIR PUTIN'S TERMS.

SNOWDEN COULD ONLY STAY IN

THE COUNTRY IF HE STOPPED

LEAKING U.S. SECRETS.

THE U.S. AND RUSSIA DON'T

HAVE AN EXTRADITION TREATY,

BUT PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS

HIGH-LEVEL TALKS CONTINUE.

President Obama:

MR. SNOWDEN, WE UNDERSTAND,

HAS TRAVELLED THERE WITHOUT

A VALID PASSPORT, WITHOUT

LEGAL PAPERS.

AND WE ARE HOPEFUL THAT THE

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT MAKES

DECISIONS BASED ON THE

NORMAL PROCEDURES REGARDING

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND THE

NORMAL INTERACTIONS THAT LAW

ENFORCEMENT HAVE.

Reporter: PUTIN DOESN'T

SEEM TO BE ON THE SAME PAGE,

SAYING HE HAS NO PLANS TO

TURN SNOWDEN OVER TO THE

UNITED STATES.

WikiLEAKS SAYS SNOWDEN'S

REQUESTS FOR ASYLUM FROM

OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE

RECENTLY BEEN DENIED.

AND ECUADOR, HIS ORIGINAL

DESTINATION, IS BEGINNING TO

DISTANT ITSELF.

IN A STATEMENT TO SNOWED

SNOWDEN ON THE WIC

WikiLEAKS WEBSITE, HE SAYS

ALTHOUGH I AM CONVICTED OF

NOTHING, THE ADMINISTRATION

NOW SEEMS TO STOP ME

EXERCISING A BASIC RIGHT,

THE RIGHT THAT BELONGS TO

EVERYBODY, THE RIGHT TO SEEK

ASYLUM.

OVER THE WEEKEND, SNOWDEN

LEAKED THAT THE U.S. HAS

BEEN EAVESDROPPING ON

EUROPEAN UNION OFFICES IN

WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS IF HE

WANTS TO KNOW WHAT U.S.

ALLIES ARE DOING, HE'LL

SIMPLY ASK THEM.

BUT EUROPEAN LEADERS ARE NOW

DEMANDING ANSWERS.

CHARLENE ISRAEL, CBN NEWS.

THANKS, CHARLENE.

EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT MOHAMMED

MORSI SAYS HE WILL NOT STEP

DOWN, DESPITE AN ULTIMATUM

BY THE EGYPTIAN MILITARY TO

DO SO.

THE MILITARY SAYS IT WILL

INTERVENE IF MORSI DOESN'T,

QUOTE,"MEET THE PEOPLE'S

DEMANDS."

THE PROTESTORS HAVE BURNED

THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, AND SOME

WORRY IT WILL SPAWN A WAR.

Reporter: EGYPTIAN

STATE TV BROADCASTS THE

ARMY'S ULTIMATUM.

IT READ IN PART, IF THE

PEOPLE'S DEMANDS ARE NOT

ACHIEVED BEFORE AN AGREED

PERIOD OF TIME, IT IS THE

DUTY OF THE MILITARY TO

ANNOUNCE A ROADMAP FOR THE

FUTURE.

THE ANTI-MORSI DEMONSTRATORS

WELCOMED THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

HE IS VERY WELCOME HERE.

OUR ARMY WILL BE WITH US.

WE'RE VERY PROUD.

WE'RE VERY HAPPY.

Reporter: MORSI

SUPPORTERS FEAR THE ARMY IS

POISED TO TAKE OVER.

IT IS CLEAR THAT THE ARMY

IS PLANNING A COUP.

THE ARMY MUST SUPPORT THE

PRESIDENT AND THE LEGITIMACY

OF THE CONSTITUTION.

Reporter: SINCE SUNDAY,

MILLIONS OF EGYPTIANS HAVE

POURED INTO THE STREETS TO

DEMAND MORSI LEAVE OFFICE.

ONE COMMENTATORS CALLED THEM

THE BIGGEST MASS

DEMONSTRATIONS IN HISTORY.

THEY SAY AFTER ONE YEAR IN

OFFICE, MOR SSI HAS PUT THE

HEAD OF THE BROTHERHOOD

AHEAD OF THE PEOPLE.

THE NEXT STEP FOR THE

BROTHERHOOD IS ONE OF TWO

CHOICES, EITHER TO AVERT THE

VIOLENCE, AND THEY WILL

SUFFER I DON'T0:0:Ñ0808

PEOPLE'S DEMAND.

Reporter: MANY ACCUSE

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OF

HELPING THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD COME TO POWER.

WHAT THE ARMY WILL DO

REMAINS TO BE SEEN.

ORGANIZERS OF THE MASS

DEMONSTRATION SAY IF MORSI

DOES NOT STEP DOWN, THEY'LL

INTENSIFY THEIR CAMPAIGN,

INCLUDING CIVIL

DISOBEDIENCE.

THANKS, CHRIS.

ANOTHER CASE OF RELIGIOUS

VERSUS GAY RIGHTS.

THE CASE OF A FLOWER SHOP

OWNER IS NOW UNDER WAY.

BERLIN OWNERS ARLENE'S

FLOWERS, AND SHE IS BEING

SUED BY THE STATE

ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND A HOM

HOMOSEXUAL COUPLE.

THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

ARGUES DISCRIMINATED.

HER ATTORNEY SAYS IT IS NOT

ABOUT DISCRIMINATION, BUT

FREEDOM OF RELIGION.

SHE SAYS SHE HAS NO PROBLEM

WITH HOMOSEXUAL PROBLEMS,

BUT WON'T SUPPORT GAY

MARRIAGES BECAUSE OF HER

RELIGIOUS BELIEFS.

CABLE SAYS IT WILL JOIN WITH

PRODUCER MARK BERNETT, AND

HIS WIFE, ROMA DOWNEY.

THEY PRODUCED "THE BIBLE"

EARLIER THIS YEAR, AND THEY

SAY THE WORKING TITLE RIGHT

NOW IS "A.D., BEYOND THE

BIBLE."

AND IT WILL OPEN IN THE DAYS

FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF

JESUS.

NO AIR DAYS HAVE BEEN SET.

THOSE ARE TODAY'S TOP

STORIES FROM CBN NEWS.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK WITH MORE OF TODAY'S

"THE 700 CLUB" IN JUST A

MOMENT.

Gordon: SCOTT BOWMAN

WAS 12 YEARS OLD WHEN HE

LOST HIS VIRGINITY, TO A

NEIGHBOR WHO WAS 19.

THIS WOMAN THEN CONSUMED

SCOTT'S LIFE FOR THE NEXT

SEVEN YEARS, AND HIS LOVE

FOR HER NEARLY RUINED HIM.

IN OUR MAIN BATHROOM,

HERE THERE WAS THIS MONTHLY

CALENDAR.

IT WAS A PLAYBOY CALENDAR.

SO USING THE BATHROOM DAILY,

I'M SEEING THE GIRL OF THE

MONTH.

Reporter: SCOTT BOWMAN

WAS ONLY EIGHT YEARS OLD

WHEN HE WAS EXPOSED TO

PORNOGRAPHY.

AS I GREW OLDER, I SENSED

A MORE PHYSICAL DESIRE FOR A

WOMAN.

AND AS TIME WENT ON, THAT

URGE BECAME STRONGER AND

STRONGER.

Reporter: SO AT THE AGE

OF 12, SCOTT FOUND HIMSELF

IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH A

19-YEAR-OLD NEIGHBOR.

WE DRANK TOGETHER, SMOKED

POT TOGETHER, AND BEFORE

LONG, SHE WAS TRYING TO

INVITE ME TO GIVE UP MY

VIRGINITY.

YET EVENTUALLY THAT TOOK

PLACE, AND LITTLE DID I

KNOW, I HAD GIVEN AWAY

SOMETHING I WOULD HAVE

RATHER HAVE NOT HAVE.

THE BIGGEST REGRET OF MY

LIFE.

Reporter: HE WAS

CRUSHED WHEN SHE FOUND OUT

HIS GIRLFRIEND CHEATED ON

HIM.

IT WAS SUCH A SCAR, SUCH

A DEEP WOUND IN ME

EMOTIONALLY.

AND AT 12 YEARS OLD, I THINK

THAT IS A VERY

IMPRESSIONABLE AGE.

Reporter: SCOTT'S DRUG

ABUSE CONTINUED THROUGHOUT

HIGH SCHOOL, ALONG WITH HIS

RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OLDER

WOMAN.

INSTEAD OF DATING HIGH

SCHOOL GIRLS MY AGE, I'M

STILL IN A STRUGGLE, NOT

ABLE TO BREAK FREE FROM THIS

ADDICTION HE WAS

FULFILLING.

Reporter: AFTER HE

GRADUATED, SCOTT SOLD POT,

UNTIL HE REALIZED HE COULD

MAKE MORE MONEY SELLING

COCAINE.

HE WENT TO VENEZUALA TO FIND

A SOURCE.

HIS BUSINESS GREW QUICKLY.

I SOLD IT SOMEWHAT PURE,

IF YOU WILL, AND THERE

AGAIN, I STOLE THE MARKET.

PEOPLE SAID, THIS IS THE GUY

TO GO SEE.

IT IS THE RIGHT PRICE AND

THE RIGHT PRODUCT.

FROM THERE IT ESCALATED.

Reporter: SCOTT BECAME

A BIG-TIME COCAINE DEALER,

WITH STASHES WORTH MORE THAN

$25,000.

MY GOD HAD TO BE MONEY

BECAUSE WITH IT, I HAD THE

GIRL.

I WAS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO

HOLD ON TO THIS

RELATIONSHIP.

AND EVENTUALLY, AFTER SEVEN

YEARS, EVEN MARRIED HER,

JUST SO I WOULDN'T LOSE

HER.

AND THAT MARRIAGE LASTED FOR

ABOUT 90 DAYS.

AND THAT'S WHEN I CAUGHT HER

WITH A GUY ACROSS THE

STREET.

Reporter: SCOTT NEEDED

SOMEONE TO TALK TO, SO HE

CALLED HIS MOM.

A FEW YEARS EARLIER, SHE HAD

BECOME A CHRISTIAN.

MY MOM WAS PRAYING FOR ME

AND GOING TO SOME BIBLE

STUDY, AND SHE SAW GREAT

THINGS HAPPENING BETWEEN HER

AND MY FATHER.

AND SO I CALLED HER ONE DAY,

AND I SAID, MOM, I'M

MISERABLE.

THINGS AREN'T WORKING OUT.

AND SHE SAID, WELL, SCOTT,

YOUR PROBLEM IS YOUR GOD IS

MONEY.

Reporter: SCOTT MARRIED

A SECOND TIME.

THIS TIME TO A WOMAN HE

DIDN'T KNOW WELL.

SHE WAS DRINKING HEAVILY,

DURING SO MUCH OF THE

COCAINE THAT SHE WOULD GIVE

MY FRIENDS MONEY SO THEY

WOULD BUY THE COCAINE FROM

ME, LEAVE IT OUTSIDE OUR

HOUSE, SO SHE COULD GRAB IT

AND HAVE HER OWN STASH.

HER BEHAVIOR WAS ERRATIC AND

DANGEROUS.

WE'RE TRYING TO KEEP THINGS

CALM IN A HOME WHERE I HAVE

A FLOOR SAFE FULL OF COCAINE

OR CASH OR BOTH, AND IT WAS

GETTING OUT OF CONTROL.

Reporter: AND THEN

SCOTT'S WIFE TOOK ALL OF THE

MONEY FROM THE FLOR SAFE

FROM THE FLOOR SAFE AND LEFT

HIM.

IMMEDIATELY WHAT MY MOM

CAME TO MY MIND, YOUR GOD IS

MONEY.

AND I SAID OUT LOUD, MY GOD

WAS JUST DEFEATED.

Reporter: THE SAME DAY

HIS WIFE LEFT HIM, HE SAT

DOWN TO WATCH TV.

I SAW A MAN DRESSED UP

REAL NICE, TEACHING PEOPLE

HOW TO PRAY.

I REMEMBER HIM SAYING, YOU

HAVE NO PEACE, YOU HAVE NO

JOY.

WHO IS YOUR GOD?

YOU WANT EVERLASTING LIFE,

SAY THIS PRAYER.

I WAS ALL EARS.

I WROTE NOTES.

I TURNED OFF THE PROGRAM,

AND I WAS IN THE HOUSE BY

MYSELF.

WHAT HAVE I GOT TO LOSE?

I THOUGHT, IF I SAY THE

PRAYER AND NOTHING HAPPENS,

LIFE GOES ON.

BUT IF IT IS TRUE, I'LL HAVE

JOY, PEACE, AND ETERNAL

LIFE.

I SAID THE PRAYER, AND I

CALLED MY MOM, AND I SAID,

MOM, I THINK I GOT SAVED.

AND I NEED TO GO TO CHURCH.

MY MOTHER TOLD ME OF A

CHURCH THAT SHE WENT TO, AND

I WALKED IN THROUGH A BACK

DOOR, NOT REALIZING IT WAS

THE BACK DOOR OF A SUNDAY

SCHOOL CLASS.

AND THEY WERE, LIKE, COME ON

IN.

I SAT THERE SWEATING, NOT

DRESSED APPROPRIATELY.

AND SOMEONE LOOKED AND SAID,

IS THAT DON JOHNSON?

AND I SAID NO, MY NAME IS

SCOTT BOWMAN.

AND THEY SAID, WAIT A

MINUTE.

DO YOU HAVE A MOTHER NAMED

BEVERLY?

AND I SAID YES.

AND THEY SAID, WE'VE BEEN

PRAYING YOU FOR THREE

YEARS.

AREN'T YOU IN SOME ILLEGAL

BUSINESS?

AND RIGHT THERE I HAD

THIS BELIEF AND THIS FAITH

THAT GOD HAD ORCHESTRATED

ALL OF THIS.

FROM THERE, I HAD THAT JOY

AND THAT PEACE.

SO HERE I WAS, I PREPARED MY

HEART TO PROTECT IT AND TO

NOT GIVE IT AWAY AGAIN

UNLESS PROMPTED TO BY GOD,

BY THE HOLY SPIRIT.

Reporter: SCOTT GOT OUT

OF THE DRUG BUSINESS

IMMEDIATELY, AND WORKED AS A

PURCHASING AGENT FOR AN

ELECTRONICS COMPANY.

SCOTT MARRIED LUANN IN 2004,

AND THEY HAVE TWO CHILDREN.

I THINK SCOTT HAS SEEN

THE GRACE OF GOD.

AND THROUGH THAT, HE HAS A

GRACE IN LIFE.

HE HAS A TRUE WANTING TO

SEEK GOD'S KINGDOM.

Reporter: AND SCOTT'S

DAD SAW THE CHANGE IN HIM,

AND HE, TOO, BECAME A

CHRISTIAN.

HOW COOL IS THAT THAT THE

PRAYERS ORCHESTRATED

EVERYTHING FOR ME, AND

ENABLED THE LORD TO COME

INTO MY LIFE AND BE SET FREE

FROM THE LIES, THE IDOLS,

AND THE DECEPTIONS IN MY

LIFE.

THANKS FOR THOSE

GRANDMOTHERS.

IF YOU HAVE A GRANDMOTHER

PRAYING FOR YOU, A MOTHER

PRAYING FOR YOU, BEWARE.

DON'T FIGHT IT.

DON'T REJECT IT.

ENJOY THE JOY AND PEACE THAT

AWAITS YOU.

Gordon: DON'T FIGHT

IT.

DON'T REJECT IT.

WHY WOULD YOU REJECT IT?

YOU CAN HAVE LOVE.

YOU CAN HAVE JOY.

YOU CAN HAVE PEACE.

YOU CAN HAVE ETERNAL LIFE.

WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE ABOUT

THAT?

YOU CAN HAVE THE SAME THINGS

SCOTT HAS.

MAYBE YOU'VE GOT A

GRANDMOTHER PRAYING FOR YOU;

MAYBE YOU DON'T.

BUT YOU CAN STILL HAVE IT.

BECAUSE THE GREAT NEWS IS

THAT JESUS IS PRAYING FOR

YOU.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT HE SITS

AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE

FATHER, AND HE EVER LIVES TO

GIVE INTERCESSION, PRAYER,

FOR YOU.

AND HE IS DOING IT RIGHT

NOW.

AND HE SAYS, BEHOLD I STAND

AT THE DOOR AND KNOCK.

IF ANYONE HERE MY VOICE AND

OPEN THE DOOR -- THAT'S ALL

YOU HAVE TO DO, OPEN THE

DOOR -- I'LL COME IN.

HE WANTS TO PROVE HIMSELF TO

YOU.

HE WANTS TO PROVE HIMSELF

STRONG.

TO LET YOU KNOW THAT HE

LOVES YOU, THAT HE DIED FOR

YOU.

AND THAT HE WANTS YOU TO BE

WITH HIM FOR ALL ETERNITY.

NOW, MAYBE YOU'RE LIKE SCOTT

AND YOU THINK MONEY IS A

GOOD THING, OR MORE THAN A

GOOD THING.

YOU'VE ELEVATED IT ABOVE

EVERYTHING.

YOU THINK IF YOU'VE GOT

MONEY, YOU'LL HAVE WHATEVER

IT TAKES.

MAYBE IT'S DRUGS.

MAYBE IT'S ALCOHOL.

MAYBE IT'S A RELATIONSHIP

YOU'RE TRYING TO CLING TO,

AND YOU CAN NEVER FIND IT.

WELL, JESUS CHALLENGES YOU,

THE BIBLE DOES.

AND IT SAYS TASTE AND SEE

THAT THE LORD IS GOOD.

AND ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO DO

THAT IS ASK FOR IT.

AND IT IS A VERY SIMPLE

PRAYER.

JESUS, IF YOU'RE THERE, IF

THIS IS REAL, IF YOU REALLY

CAN BE MY SAVIOR, IF YOU CAN

REALLY COME INTO MY LIFE, IF

YOU CAN REALLY CHANGE ME,

THEN HERE I AM.

COME IN.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS PRAY

THAT.

AND ASK HIM TO FORGIVE YOU.

SO OFTEN WE CARRY AROUND SO

MUCH GUILT AND SHAME, AND WE

START THINKING IN OUR HEARTS

THAT GOD DOESN'T WANT

ANYTHING TO DO WITH ME.

WE'VE GOTTEN TO THE POINT

WHERE WE JUST CAN'T IMAGINE

THAT GOD WOULD STILL LOVE

YOU.

THE GOOD NEWS IS HE DOES.

AND THE BIBLE SAYS WHILE WE

WERE YET SINNERS, CHRIST

DIED FOR US.

IT SAYS THIS IS LOVE.

WHILE WE WERE YET SINNERS.

SO TRY IT AND SEE.

DON'T CHANGE THE CHANNEL.

LET TODAY BE THE DAY WHERE

YOU FIND OUT HE IS REAL, HE

IS GOD, AND HE IS ABLE TO DO

IT FOR YOU.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, SAY

IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU TODAY,

AND I WANT FORGIVENESS.

I WANT TO BE SET FREE.

I WANT TO KNOW PEACE AND

LOVE AND JOY AND HAPPINESS

AGAIN.

SO, JESUS, I ASK YOU RIGHT

NOW TO COME INTO MY HEART,

TO SET ME FREE, AND TO BE MY

SAVIOR.

AND, JESUS, I WANT YOU TO

FORGIVE ME.

I WANT TO KNOW RIGHT NOW HOW

MUCH YOU LOVE ME.

AND IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I

WANT TO FOLLOW YOU ALL OF

THE DAYS OF MY LIFE.

HEAR MY PRAYER, FOR I PRAY

IT IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

FATHER, FOR THOSE WHO JUST

PRAYED, I ASK FOR A BAPTISM

IN YOUR LOVE.

I ASK THAT YOU FILL THEM TO

OVERFLOWING WITH YOUR

SPIRIT.

LET THEM KNOW THE

RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE, AND

JOY THAT COMES ONLY FROM

YOU.

DO IT NOW, FOR WE ASK IT IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT IF

YOU'LL JUST CONFESS WITH

YOUR MOUTH, IF YOU'LL JUST

LET SOMEBODY ELSE KNOW WHAT

YOU'VE DONE, YOU SHALL BE

SAVED.

SO CALL US.

THE NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING FOR YOU.

IT'S FREE.

IT'S A PACKET OF WHAT YOU DO

NOW.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IN THERE, THERE IS A C.D. ON

HOW TO LIVE A CHRISTIAN

LIFE, WHAT DO YOU DO?

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO GET A

COPY OF THE BIBLE.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE ONE, WE

HAVE ONE AVAILABLE FOR YOU

FREE ONLINE ON CBN.COM.

AND THERE IS A LOT OF

DISCIPLESHIP THERE, WHERE

YOU GET TO KNOW THE

FOUNDATIONS OF THE FAITH.

ALL OF THAT COMES WHEN YOU

LOG ON.

IT IS ON CBN.COM.

IT IS ON THE HOME PAGE,

THERE IS A LINK TO THE

MATERIALS THAT ARE

AVAILABLE.

MAKE THAT PHONE CALL.

THE NUMBER IS FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: COMING UP LATER,

A STRIPPER MAKES THE LEAP

FROM PROSTITUTION TO PORN.

AND I SAW THE CHECK THAT

WAS WRITTEN OUT TO ONE OF

THE GIRLS THERE.

AND I SAID THAT'S WHAT YOU

GOT FOR DOING THAT?

WHERE DO I SIGN UP?

Terry: SEE WHAT ELSE

SHE SIGNS UP FOR AFTER WE

COME BACK.

Terry: GROWING UP,

DANIELLE WILLIAMS NEVER

TRUSTED MEN.

SHE HAD GOOD REASON.

FROM A YOUNG AGE, SHE WAS

ABUSED BY THEM.

SO BY THE TIME SHE BECAME A

TEENAGER, DANIELLE DEVISED A

PLAN TO HURT THEM BACK.

I STARTED TO HATE MEN AT

THIS TIME BECAUSE EVERY TIME

I WAS HURT, IT CAME FROM A

MAN.

Reporter: DANIELLE

WILLIAMS BELIEVED SHE HAD

GOOD REASON TO HATE MEN.

IT BEGAN WHEN A DAY CARE

PROVIDERS SON CONTINUED TO

MOLEST HER AT 8 YEARS OLD.

HE WOULD HIT ME AND

PHYSICALLY ABUSE ME.

BUT I WAS, LIKE, IF I TELL,

MAYBE I'LL GET IN TROUBLE.

SO I DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING.

Reporter: SHE LIVED

WITH HER FATHER AFTER HER

PARENTS' DIVORCE, AND SHE

WATCHED HIM ROUTINELY BEAT

EVERY GIRLFRIEND HE HAD.

AND HE THEN TURNED THAT RAGE

TO DANIELLE.

HE PICKED ME UP BY MY

THROAT.

HE LIFTED ME UP AND THREW ME

TO THE FLOOR.

HE BEAT ME UP SO MUCH I

PASSED OUT.

Reporter: DANIELLE'S

FATHER WENT TO JAIL FOR

CHILD ABUSE, AND SHE WENT TO

LIVE WITH HER MOTHER.

THERE A MAN IN THE

NEIGHBORHOOD BEGAN TO INVITE

DANIELLE TO HER HOUSE.

SHE LOVED THE ATTENTION

UNTIL THE DAY HE RAPED HER.

I KNEW I HATED MEN EVEN

MORE.

I'M 12 YEARS OLD, AND I HAD

ALREADY BEEN MOLESTED WHEN I

WAS 8, AND MY DAD TRIED TO

KILL ME WHEN I WAS 10, AND

THIS MAN WHO I JUST TRUSTED

JUST RAPED ME.

I HATED MEN.

Reporter: YEARS LATER,

DANIELLE'S ATTITUDE TOWARD

MEN SOFTENED.

WHEN SHE WAS A TEENAGER, SHE

FELL IN LOVE FOR THE FIRST

TIME AND THOUGHT HE WAS IN

LOVE, TOO.

THIS OLDER MAN WAS

TELLING ME EVERYTHING I

WANTED TO HEAR AND MORE.

I JUST WANTED TO BE HIS.

Reporter: AFTER THE

FIRST TIME SHE SLEPT WITH

HIM, THE MAN TOLD HER HE WAS

A PIMP AND WANTED HER TO BE

HIS PROSTITUTE.

DANIELLE WAS DEVASTATED AND

REFUSED.

THEN SHE DISCOVERED SHE WAS

PREGNANT WITH HIS CHILD.

EVERY TIME I GET WITH A

GUY, SOMETHING BAD IS

HAPPENING.

I'M DONE.

THEN THEY TELL ME I'M

PREGNANT.

I'M 13.

I'M IN EIGHTH GRADE.

WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WITH A

BABY?

AND THE BABY'S FATHER IS A

27-YEAR-OLD PIMP.

Reporter: DANIELLE

DELIVERED PREMATURELY, AND

THE BABY DIED WITHIN HOURS.

IT WAS OVER, AS FAR AS ME

CARING ABOUT LIFE, ME CARING

ABOUT MYSELF, ME CARING

ABOUT THE MEN -- OH, MEN WAS

OUT OF THE QUESTION.

I WAS DONE.

I HATED -- OH, MY RAGE.

IT WAS A RAGE THAT I HAD FOR

MEN.

THE SIGHT OF MEN MADE ME

SICK.

Reporter: A FRIEND

CONVINCED HER SHE COULD

MANIPULATE AND CONTROL MEN

BY STRIPPING.

SHE STARTED DANCING IN

NIGHTCLUBS AND PROSTITUTION

QUICKLY FOLLOWED.

SHE PUSHED AWAY ANY THOUGHT

THAT WHAT SHE WAS DOING WAS

WRONG.

EVEN THOUGH SHE HAD BEEN

RAISED IN A CHURCH, SHE HAD

NO MORAL CONVICTIONS.

I DIDN'T CARE.

I KNEW WHO GOD WAS.

I KNEW THAT WHAT I WAS DOING

WAS WRONG, BUT I DIDN'T

CARE.

I HATED MEN, AND I THOUGHT

THIS WAS A WAY TO REPAY

THEM.

I'M GETTING THEM BACK FOR

THEM HURTING ME.

I FELT LIKE I HAD THE UPPER

HAND NOW.

BECAUSE BEFORE YOU GUYS HAD

THE UPPER HAND AND YOU WERE

HURTING ME.

AND NOW THE ROLES HAD

SWITCHED.

THAT'S HOW I LOOKED ON IT.

Reporter: ONE DAY

DANIELLE WAS INVITED ON TO

THE SET OF A PORN FILM IN

HOLLYWOOD.

AND I SAW THE CHECK THAT

WAS WRITTEN OUT FOR ONE OF

THE GIRLS THERE, AND I SAID,

THAT'S WHAT YOU GOT FOR

DOING THAT?

WHERE DO I SIGN UP?

BECAUSE I WAS MAKING A LOT

OF MONEY AS A DANCER AND AN

ESCORT ALREADY, BUT WITH THE

PORN, I LOOKED AT IT THAT

WOULD BE AN EVEN BETTER WAY

FOR ME TO MAKE MORE MONEY.

I SAID, OKAY, LET'S GO FOR

IT.

AFTER SO LONG IT BECAME

NORMAL.

IT BECAME COOL THAT WAS A

PORN STAR.

Reporter: DANIELLE

CONTINUED AS A CALL GIRL AS

WELL.

AND ONE NIGHT SHE ACCEPTED A

CLIENT WHO TURNED OUT TO BE

A PSYCHOPATH WHO WANTED TO

KILL HER.

OPEN THE DOOR!

AND FOR THREE WEEKS THAT

MAN CAME IN THERE AND HE

RAPED ME AND HE BEAT ME AND

HE TOLD ME OVER AND OVER

AGAIN I'M GONNA KILL YOU:

YOU; YOU'RE NOT LEAVING

HERE.

AND I BELIEVED IT.

I KNEW I WAS SUPPOSED TO

DIE.

AND EVERY DAY I GOT WEAKER

AND WEAKER AND WEAKER, TO

THE POINT WHERE I JUST GAVE

UP.

I COLLAPSED TO THE FLOOR AND

I WEPT AND I WEPT AND I

WEPT.

BUT I LAID THERE AND I

CRIED.

SO MUCH THAT I COULDN'T

SPEAK.

AND I GOAND I GOT MY WORDS

TOGETHER, AND I SAID, LORD,

IF YOU GET ME OUT OF THIS,

I'LL CHANGE MY LIFE FOR

YOU.

DON'T LET ME DIE LIKE THIS,

NOT LIKE THIS.

19 YEARS OLD?

HE HAD TO GET ME TO THAT

POINT TO SHOW ME I'M GOD,

I'M STILL GOD.

IT'S ME AND YOU.

AND AT THAT VERY MOMENT, I

GOT MY SALVATION.

Reporter: DANIELLE

PRAYED TO ACCEPT JESUS

CHRIST.

A FEW DAYS LATER, A MAN

OVERHEARD HER CRYING AND

HELPED HER ESCAPE.

SHE IMMEDIATELY SEVERED HER

RELATIONSHIPS WITH ANYONE IN

THE SEX INDUSTRY AND STARTED

GOING TO CHURCH.

SURROUNDED BY NEW FRIENDS,

DANIELLE'S LIFE BEGAN TO

CHANGE.

I WAS STARTING TO FALL IN

LOVE WITH CHRIST.

AND THE MORE I DID THAT, THE

MORE HE STARTED TO PURGE ME

AND DELIVER ME AND HEAL ME.

THE MORE I REACHED OUT TO

HIM, THE MORE HE WORKED IN

ME.

EVERYTHING I DIDN'T HAVE,

THE RELATIONSHIP WITH MY

MOTHER, THE RELATIONSHIP

WITH MY FATHER, THE HURT

FROM MEN -- HE FILLED EVERY

VOID.

Reporter: DANIELLE IS

NOW IN MINISTRY FULL-TIME,

SHARING THE LOVE OF JESUS

CHRIST.

THERE IS NO SIN TOO BIG

OR TOO BAD FOR CHRIST.

AND WHEN EVERYONE ELSE

LEAVES YOU, HE WILL NEVER

LEAVE YOU NOR FORSAKE YOU.

AND I'M A LIVING WITNESS, A

WALKING EXAMPLE OF WHAT

CHRIST CAN DO IN SOMEBODY'S

LIFE.

Terry: YOU KNOW, GOD

CREATED US TO HAVE

RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM,

RELATIONSHIP WITH EACH

OTHER.

WHEN THE MOST PERSONAL

RELATIONSHIPS IN OUR LIVES

ARE MESSED UP, IT CAN MESS

UP HOW WE SEE GOD.

AND WHAT IT REALLY DOES IS

ALIENATE US FROM WANTING TO

HAVE A RELATIONSHIP.

RELATIONSHIPS ARE HURTFUL

WHEN WE'VE BEEN HURT.

THAT'S HOW WE ASSOCIATE

THEM.

BUT IF YOU DON'T HAVE A

RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

CHRIST, THEN ALL YOU HAVE IS

HEAD KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HIM.

MAYBE YOU WENT TO CHURCH.

GOING TO CHURCH DOESN'T MAKE

YOU A CHRISTIAN.

MAYBE YOU'VE HEARD ABOUT

HIM.

MAYBE YOU KNOW SOMEBODY ELSE

WHO IS A BELIEVER, WHO

BELIEVES THAT JESUS IS LORD

AND HAS ALLOWED HIM IN THEIR

LIVES.

BUT IT NEEDS TO BE YOU.

YOU DON'T COME IN ON THE

COAT TAILS OF YOUR PARENTS

OR PARENT GRANDPARENTS OR

YOUR FRIENDS OR ANYONE

ELSE.

THE INVITATION IS TO YOU.

WHAT I FIND INTERESTING

ABOUT DANIELLE'S STORY IS

SHE LEARNED TO KEEP GOD OUT

HERE, THE SAME PLACE SHE

KEPT EVERYBODY ELSE, SO SHE

COULDN'T BE HURT.

BUT THEN IN THAT MOMENT OF

DESPERATION, SHE CALLED OUT

TO HIM.

LORD, SHE SAID, IF YOU'LL

SAVE ME...YOU KNOW WHAT THE

ANSWER TO THAT QUESTION IS

IF YOU'RE CALLING THAT OUT

TODAY?

THE ANSWER IS YES.

THE BIBLE SAYS WHEN ONE OF

HIS SHEEP IS LOST, HE LEAVES

THE 99 TO AFTER THE ONE.

HIS HEART IS THAT EVERYONE

WOULD COME INTO RELATIONSHIP

WITH HIM.

THAT'S WHAT WE WERE CREATED

FOR.

YOU KNOW, WHEN WE LIVE IN

THIS WORLD, THERE IS ALWAYS

THE ENEMY OF GOD WHO IS

WANTING TO ROB US OF OUR

IDENTITY, WANTING TO ROB US

OF WHO WE ARE AND WHAT GOD

CREATED US FOR.

WANTING TO TELL US THAT

WE'RE NOT GOOD, AND NOBODY

IS WORTH TRUSTING, AND

NOBODY IS GOING TO LOVE US.

AFTER A WHILE WE START

LIVING AS ANIMALS, BUT JESUS

COMES TO SET THE CAPTIVE

FREE.

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID.

HE SAID THAT'S WHY HE CAME.

AND HE SAID HE CAME SO WE

CAN HAVE LIFE AND HAVE IT

ABUNDANTLY.

NOT JUST BE ALIVE, BUT TO

LIVE FULLY, WHOLLY, WITH

PURPOSE, IN RELATIONSHIP,

WITH MEANING, KNOWING HIM,

AND LETTING HIM LOVE US.

BEING FORGIVEN BY HIM,

STARTING FRESH, EMPOWERED BY

HIS SPIRIT.

DOES THAT SOUND GOOD TO YOU

TODAY?

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'VE

GONE THROUGH IN LIFE, BUT I

KNOW ONE THING: WE ALL NEED

TO FIND THE ANSWER IN HIM.

HE OFFERS US FORGIVENESS

FROM THE PAST.

THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO

TO THAT CAN SEPARATE YOU

FROM THE LOVE OF GOD, APART

FROM YOUR OWN UNWILLINGNESS

TO COME INTO THAT

RELATIONSHIP.

IT IS SO SIMPLE.

YOU SEE, GOD WANTS YOU TO

LOVE HIM THE SAME WAY YOU

WAY HE LOVES YOU.

SO HE DOESN'T PUSH HIMSELF

INTO YOUR LIFE.

HE WAITS.

JESUS SAYS, "I STAND AT THE

DOOR AND KNOCK.

IF ANYONE OPENS THE DOOR, I

WILL COME IN AND HAVE

FELLOWSHIP WITH THEM."

OPEN THE DOOR TODAY; PRAY

WITH ME.

SAY, YES, GOD, I'M TRUSTING

YOU.

IN SPITE OF ALL THAT HAS

BEEN DONE TO ME AND ALL I'VE

DONE, I'M TRUSTING YOU TO BE

WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE.

PRAY WITH ME RIGHT NOW.

GOD, I NEED YOU.

I WANT TO KNOW YOU, JESUS.

I WANT THAT RELATIONSHIP

THAT YOUR WAR THAT YOUR

WORD SAYS WAS CREATED TO

HAVE WITH YOU.

I'VE MADE SO MANY WRONG

CHOICES.

I'VE ALLOWED MY LIFE TO BE

SHAPED AND DEFINED BY OTHER

PEOPLE.

AND I AM SICK.

I'M FED UP WITH THE WHOLE

THING, AND I'M JUST COMING

TO YOU TODAY, BOWING DOWN

BEFORE YOU HUMBLY, SAYING,

JESUS, BE THE SAVIOR OF MY

SOUL.

JESUS, I GIVE YOU EVERYTHING

THAT I AM, AND ALL THAT I

HAVE.

I AM SO SORRY FOR THE THINGS

I HAVE DONE THAT HAVE HURT

YOUR HEART, THAT HAVE GONE

AGAINST YOUR WAYS.

I KNOW I NEED YOU.

I'M NOT SURE HOW TO CHANGE.

I'M ASKING YOU TO HELP ME.

BE THE LORD OF MY LIFE.

TEACH ME YOUR WAYS.

OPEN MY HEART AND MY MIND TO

YOU.

I WANT YOU TO COME INTO MY

LIFE AND GIVE ME A NEW

BEGINNING.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR YOU,

WITH, IN YOU, YOU AND ME.

I GIVE IT ALL TO YOU TODAY.

TEACH ME HOW TO BE YOURS,

LORD, SO THAT I CAN SERVE

YOU.

SO THAT I CAN KNOW YOU THE

WAY YOU WANT TO BE KNOWN.

I WELCOME YOU INTO MY HEART

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE JUST PRAYED THAT

PRAYER, HOW DO YOU AGREE IN

YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD?

WE'VE PUT TOGETHER A PACKET

JUST FOR YOU.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT'S GOT SOME TEACHING IN IT

FROM THE WORD OF GOD.

IT IS GOING TO TELL YOU HOW

DO YOU MOVE FORWARD NOW?

THIS IS FREE, AND SO IS THE

NUMBER TO RECEIVE IT.

IT IS 1-800-759-0700.

IF YOU'LL CALL THAT NUMBER,

AND SAY, I JUST PRAYED THAT

PRAYER AND I WOULD LIKE THAT

"NEW DAY" PACKET, WE'LL GET

IT OUT TO YOU RIGHT AWAY,

ALL ABSOLUTELY FREE FOR

YOU.

GORDON?

Gordon: STILL AHEAD, A

SMALL LUMP GROWS INTO STAGE

FOUR CANCER.

HE SAID TO ME,

MR. FORNIER, I DON'T KNOW IF

YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE DAYS TO

LIVE.

I WAS THINKING, WHAT IS THIS

GOING TO BE LIKE?

BECAUSE I REALIZED I WAS

DYING.

Gordon: THE TREATMENTS

THAT BECAME A MIRACLE LATER

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

AND WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

A JUDGE SAYS A SCHOOL

DISTRICT IN THE SAN DIEGO

AREA CAN TEACH YOGA.

THE SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE

SAYS YOGA IS A RELIGIOUS

PRACTICE, BUT NOT THE WAY

THE DISTRICT TEACHES IT.

THE PARENTS WHO BROUGHT THE

CASE SAY THE CLASSES ARE

INHERENTLY RELIGIOUS, AND

VIOLATES THE SEPARATION OF

CHURCH AND STATE.

THEY WILL PROBABLY APPEAL.

NEARLY TWO MILLION

EVANGELICALS TOOK TO THE

STRAIGHTS OF SAO PAULO FOR

THE MARCH FOR JESUS IN

BRAZIL.

A PASTOR AND CONGRESSMA AND

A CONGRESSMAN WENT THERE.

THE MARCH FOR JESUS GATHERS

MORE PARTICIPANTS THAN THE

GAY PRIDE PARADE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO CBNNEWS.COM.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

THEY REALLY WANTED TO

HELP WOMEN, AND I KNEW GOING

BACK TO SCHOOL WOULD BE THE

BEST WAY TO ACHIEVE THOSE

GOALS.

REGENT UNIVERSITY JUST

OFFERED ME THE OPPORTUNITY

TO BE ABLE TO GO TO SCHOOL

ONLINE, TO GET A DEGREE IN A

SECULAR DISCIPLINE OF

PSYCHOLOGIST WITH A

CHRISTIAN BASIS, AND BE ABLE

TO TAKE CARE OF MY

DAUGHTER.

Gordon: WELL, AS AN

ARMY VETERAN, TONY ROSE

SPENT HIS LIFE SERVING HIS

COUNTRY.

BUT WHEN HE RETIRED, HE

REALIZED IT WOULD TAKE MORE

THAN JUST

HIS MILITARY

PENSION TO PAY THE BILLS.

Reporter: AFTER TONY

ROSE RETIRED FROM THE ARMY,

HE AND HIS WIFE, BEV, MOVED

TO KENTUCKY.

HE STARTED A SUCCESSFUL

COUNSELLING PRACTICE, BUT

EVEN WITH HIS MILITARY

RETIREMENT, THEIR FINANCES

WEREN'T WHAT THEY EXPECTED.

I WAS DOING OKAY AS A

THERAPIST WITH THE INCOME

THAT WAS COMING IN, BUT I

WASN'T REALLY REALIZING WHAT

I THOUGHT WE SHOULD BE

EARNING AT THAT POINT IN OUR

LIFE.

Reporter: TONY AND BEV

WERE CHRISTIANS, BUT TITHING

WAS NOT A BIG PRIORITY.

IT WAS NOT REALLY A

COMMITMENT.

IT WAS SOMETHING YOU OUGHT

TO DO.

Reporter: THEY STARTED

WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB," AND

LEARNED THE BIBLICAL

PRINCIPLE OF RECIPROCITY,

WHICH SAYS, GIVE AND IT

SHALL BE GIVEN UNTO YOU.

IT SAYS, GOD PROMISED

THIS AND IT WILL HAPPEN.

AND HOW I COULD INVEST AND

WHAT I COULD DO IN FAITH,

TRUSTING GOD, THAT HE WOULD

TAKE THAT LITTLE BIT AND

MAKE IT MORE OR MAKE IT WHAT

WE NEEDED.

WE PRAYED AND MADE THE

DECISION TO GIVE MORE.

Reporter: THEY STARTED

TITHING AND ALMOST

IMMEDIATELY TONY NOTICED A

CHANGE IN THEIR FINANCES.

SIMULTANEOUSLY, IT SEEMED

THAT THE PAY DOUBLED WHEN WE

STARTEDECIDED TO START

TITHING.

CBN SEEMS TO BE

WIDESPREAD IN HELPING SO

MANY PEOPLE.

I CAN'T GO TO ALL OF THE

WORLD THROUGH MISSIONARY,

BUT CBN CAN.

AND IF I CAN'T GO, I SURE

CAN SUPPORT THOSE WHO DO

GO.

AND THAT'S WHAT CBN DOES.

THE LORD HAS PROMISED HE

WILL TAKE CARE OF OUR

NEEDS.

HE DIDN'T SAY I WILL MAKE

YOU A MILLIONAIRE -- HE

MIGHT SOME DAY -- BUT HE

SAID HE WILL TAKE CARE OF

OUR NEEDS.

AND BEVERLY AND I HAVE COME

TO TRUST THAT.

AND WHEN WE HAVE NEEDED

SOMETHING, IT HAS BEEN

THERE.

Gordon: MY GOD WILL

SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEEDS

ACCORDING TO HIS RICHES AND

GLORY.

THAT YOU CAN BANK ON.

BUT YOU HAVE TO LIVE LIFE IN

ACCORDANCE WITH HIS

PRINCIPLES.

AND ONE OF THE THINGS HE

LOVES -- AND THE BIBLE IS

VERY CLEAR -- GOD LOVES A

CHEERFUL GIVER.

SO IF YOU JUST RESOLVE I'M

GOING TO LIVE A LIFE OF

CHEERFULLY GIVING, THEN YOU

CAN COUNT ON THE OTHER

PROMISES COMING TO YOU.

IF YOU WANT TO GET ON THE

PLUS SIDE OF GIVING, IF YOU

WANT TO BE A PART OF

PREACHING THE GOSPEL AROUND

THE WORLD, THAT'S SOMETHING

ELSE GOD HAS ASKED US TO

DO.

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

HELPING PEOPLE, DOING GOOD

FOR OTHERS, BEING AN ANSWER

FOR THEIR NEEDS, DO IT BY

JOINING "THE 700 CLUB."

A PORTION OF EVERY GIFT GOES

INTO THE WORK OF CBN

INTERNATIONAL TO PREACH THE

GOSPEL AROUND THE WORLD.

NOT IN ENGLISH, BUT IN THE

INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF THE

WORLD.

WE HAVE 15 PRODUCTION

CENTERS, ALL DESIGNED TO

TEACH LOCAL CHRISTIANS HOW

TO PREACH THE GOSPEL IN

THEIR OWN LANGUAGE TO THEIR

OWN CULTURE.

WE'RE SEEING INCREDIBLE

RESULTS.

TENS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE

COME TO KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS

A RESULT OF OUR BROADCAST

EVERY YEAR.

ANOTHER PORTION GOES INTO

THE WORLD OF "OPERATION

BLESSING," TO BRING HOPE AND

HELP TO PEOPLE AROUND THE

WORLD.

IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF

IT, JUST JOIN "THE 700

CLUB."

HOW MUCH IS THAT?

$20 A MONTH, 65 CENTS A

DAY.

AND YOU JOIN TENS OF

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO WANT

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE

WORLD TODAY.

SO CALL US AND SAY, YES, I

WANT TO JOIN.

1-800-759-0700.

WHEN YOU CALL, ASK FOR

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING.

THE BANK DOES ALL OF THE

WORK.

WE SAVE SO MUCH ON THE

PROCESSING, WE CAN SEND AS

OUR GIFT FOR YOU, "POWER FOR

LIFE," MONTHLY TEACHING

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE THOSE, ASK

FOR PLEDGE EXPRESS WHEN YOU

CALL.

DO IT NOW, 1-800-759-0700.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, SEE HOW

A MAN WAS HEALED OF STAGE

FOUR MELANOMA.

PLUS WE'RE GOING TO BE

PRAYING FOR YOU AND YOUR

NEEDS, SO STAY WITH US.

Terry: WHEN CANCER

SPREAD THROUGHOUT JOE'S

BODY, DOCTORS THOUGHT THE

END WAS NEAR.

JOE DID, TOO.

BUT NOT HIS WIFE BECAUSE SHE

WAS HOLDING ON TO A

PROMISE.

Reporter: JOE FERNER

HAD ALWAYS BEEN AN ACTIVE,

HEALTHY MAN.

I WAS ALWAYS SO HEALTHY.

ANY TIME I HAD ANYTHING

PHYSICALLY WRONG WITH ME, I

PRETTY MUCH IGNORED IT.

BECAUSE I THOUGHT I'M JUST

GOING TO TOUGH THROUGH

THIS.

Reporter: IN 2002,

WHILE VA VACATIONING WITH

HIS WIFE, TERRY, JOE NOTICED

A LUMP UNDER HIS ARM.

I HAD OTHER LUMPS, LITTLE

CYSTS, ON MY BODY, AND IT'S

PROBABLY NOTHING.

JUST I IGNORE IT AT FIRST

AND SEE WHAT HAPPENED.

HE WAS REALLY TIRED.

HE TOLD ME ABOUT THIS, BUT I

THOUGHT, YOU JUST NEED TO GO

TO THE DOCTOR.

Reporter: BY THE TIME

THEY CAME HOME, THE LUMP HAD

GROWN.

JOE VISITED THEIR FAMILY

DOCTOR.

HE SAID WHATEVER IT IS,

IT IS NOT CANCER.

HE SAID THAT AT TWO

DIFFERENT APPOINTMENTS.

THAT PUT ME AT EASE.

HE THOUGHT IT WAS A CYST.

HE THOUGHT MAYBE IT WAS AN

INFECTION OR SOMETHING, SO

HE GAVE ME ANTIBIOTICS, AND

TRIED DIFFERENT THINGS TO

TRY TO CALM IT DOWN OR MAKE

IT GO OWE WAY.

Reporter: THE LUMP KEPT

GROWING.

HIS DOCTOR FINALLY SENT JOE

FOR A SONOGRAM.

AND THE TECH SAID, THIS

IS NOT A CYST.

THESE ARE LYMPH NODES.

AT THAT TIME, IT WAS

PROBABLY GETTING CLOSE TO

GOLF BALL SIZE.

EVENTUALLY I WENT IN TO GET

THE B BIOPSY, AND THE

SURGEON SAID THAT THE CANCER

WAS TWO BASEBALL SIZES BY

THE TIME HE TOOK ONE OF THEM

AWAY FOR THE BIOPSY.

Reporter: JOE HAD STAGE

FOUR METASTATIC MELANOMA.

THE AGGRESSIVE CANCER WAS

SPREADING THROUGHOUT HIS

BODY.

ONCE THEY TOOK EVERYTHING

OUT FROM UNDERNEATH MY ARM,

IT SPREAD TO MY STOMACH.

SO THEY HAD TO TAKE A THIRD

OF MY STOMACH OUT.

AND THEY TOOK SOME LYMPH

NODES OUT.

Reporter: DOCTORS SENT

JOE TO PITTSBURGH WHERE HE

RECEIVED HIGH DOSES OF

INTERLUKAN 2, A VERY

POWERFUL FORM OF

CHEMOTHERAPY.

IT IS AN IMMUNE SYSTEM

BOOSTER, AND IT WAS BRUTAL.

IT TURNED OUT THAT DIDN'T

WORK.

IT ONLY GREW EVEN MORE.

Reporter: EVENTUALLY

THE CANCER INVADED HIS

KIDNEYS, LUNGS, AND

PANCREAS.

THE DOCTOR TOLD JOE IT WAS

ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE

HE WOULD LOSE HIS BATTLE.

HE SAID TO ME,

MR. FORNIER, I DON'T KNOW IF

YOU KNOW, BUT YOU HAVE DAYS

TO LIVE.

THERE WERE TIMES WHEN I KIND

OF -- LATE AT NIGHT, I'D BE

LAYING IN THE HOSPITAL, AND,

UM, I WOULD BE THINKING, YOU

KNOW, IN THE DARK.

KIND OF A DARK-KNIGHTED

SOUL.

WHAT WOULD THIS BE LIKE?

BECAUSE I REALIZED I WAS

DYING.

Reporter: BUT TERRY

BELIEVED GOD WOULD HEAL

JOE.

I WAS REALLY FEARFUL.

THAT IS WHEN I FEEL GOD GAVE

ME A PROMISE.

ABIDE IN ME, AND WHATEVER

YOU WISH, YOU WILL GET IT.

Reporter: THEY MET

ONCOLOGIST DR. BARRY LEVIN

SON.

HE TOLD THEM ABOUT AN

EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT THAT

COMBINED CHEMO WITH

IMMUNOTHERAPY.

IT WAS A HIGHLY TOXIC

OPTION, AND I WAS CONCERNED

ABOUT HIS ABILITY TO

TOLERATE IT.

HE WAS QUITE ILL AT THE

TIME, VERY WEAK, AND HAD

LOST A LOT OF WEIGHT.

I CERTAINLY WAS ANXIOUS TO

GET HIM STARTED ON THERAPY,

BUT ALSO FACED IT WITH SOME

TREPIDATION BECAUSE

TREATMENTS ARE VERY, VERY

DIFFICULT TO TOLERATE.

Reporter:

Reporter: DESPITE THE

DANGERS, JOE AGREED TO THE

TREATMENT.

MEANWHILE, THEIR CHURCH

PRAYED, BELIEVING THAT GOD

HAS THE FINAL WORD.

WHY DOES EVERYBODY

SAY, "THY WILL BE DONE," AND

NOT THE REST OF THAT

CHURCH.

"ANAS IT IS IN HEAVEN."

IS MELANOMA IN HEAVEN?

NO.

I STARTED ASKING FOR HEAVEN

TO COME TO EARTH.

I THINK WE STARTED GETTING

BOLDER.

Reporter:

AFTER THE FIRST ROUND,

I -- I HAD TWO MASSES, AND I

COULD FEEL THOSE SHRINK AND

GO AWAY.

AFTER THE SECOND ROUND, I

HAD SOME INTERNAL SHRINKAGE

FROM A SCAN I HAD.

AND THEN AFTER THE THIRD

ROUND OF THE CHEMO, IT WAS

TOTALLY GONE.

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

THEY SAID THERE IS NO

CANCER.

YOU ARE CANCER-FREE.

HE TOLD ME WHAT HAPPENED TO

ME DOESN'T HAPPEN.

HE HAS NEVER SEEN IT

HAPPEN.

THAT'S THE MOMENT I KNEW,

AND THE MOMENT I WANTED THE

NURSES AND THE DOCTORS TO

SAY THIS IS A MIRACLE, AND

THAT THIS HAS NOT HAPPENED

BEFORE.

I FOUND THAT PATIENTS WHO

ARE PATIENTS WHO HAVE GREAT

FAITH TEND TO DO BETTER THAN

PREDICTED.

WE CAN'T ALWAYS

PRE-DETERMINE WHO ARE WILL

RESPOND WELL AND WHO WON'T.

SO THAT'S SOMETHING BEYOND

OUR CONTROL.

AND ULTIMATELY, YOU KNOW,

GOD IS THE ULTIMATE HEALER.

AND WE PUT OUR TRUST IN HIS

HANDS.

Reporter: FOR EIGHT

YEARS, JOE HAS BEEN

CANCER-FREE.

HE IS BACK TO ENJOYING LIFE,

KNOWING THAT EACH DAY IS A

GIFT FROM GOD.

THIS CANCER WAS WAY

BIGGER THAN ME.

BUT I FOUND THAT WITH GOD ON

MY SIDE, THAT CHANGES

EVERYTHING.

IT IS A GAME-CHANGER, HAVING

HIM.

AND HE JUST SHOWED ME HOW

WEAK I WAS APART FROM HIM,

BUT HOW STRONG I CAN BE IN

HIM.

FOR ME, I THINK CANCER

WAS ONE OF THOSE CALLS ON

OUR MARRIAGE THAT I TOOK ALL

EXPECTATION OFF OF JOE AND

PUT ALL OF MY EXPECTATION ON

GOD.

I FEEL LIKE THE LOVE OF

CHRIST CAME OUT OF ME.

THERE IS, INDEED, NOTHING

IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD.

IF HE CHOOSES TO HEAL, HE

CAN DO IT IN A FLASH.

I THINK THAT HAS HELPED ME

JUST TO TRUST HIM, TRUST HIS

GOODNESS, TRUST HIS POWER

AND HIS ABILITY.

Terry: I LOVE WHAT JOE

SAID.

WHEN GOD'S INVOLVED, IT IS A

GAME CHANGER.

IT IS A GAME CHANGER FOR ALL

OF US.

18-YEAR-OLD ASHLEY LIVES IN

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.

SHE BEGAN HAVING HORRIBLE

PAIN IN HER RIGHT LEG LAST

JUNE, ALMOST A YEAR AGO.

ON A SCALE OF ONE TO 10, SHE

DESCRIBED HER PAIN AS A 15.

HER DOCTOR DIAGNOSED HER

CONDITION AT SCIATICA.

CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENTS DID

NOTHING.

LAST DECEMBER, WHILE SHE WAS

WATCHING THIS PROGRAM, SHE

HEARD LET THIS DAY BE THE

DAY YOU ARE HEALED.

AND SHE HEARD PAT GIVE A

WORD OF ACKNOWLEDGE, SOMEONE

WITH SCIATICA IN HER RIGHT

LEGS BEING RESTORED.

SHE FELT A SHOOTING FEELING

AND HER PAIN WENT AWAY.

Gordon: PAUL, FROM

DERBY, CONNECTICUT, BEGAN

HAVING PROBLEMS SWALLOWING.

X-RAYS SHOWED A BURN SPUR IN

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

REVEALED A NODULE ON HER

LOB.

HER DOCTOR WANTED A BIOPSY,

BUT SHE MISSED THE

APPOINTMENT.

SHE WAS WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB," AND TERRY, YOU HAD A

WORD OF KNOWLEDGE, YOU HAVE

A HARD TIME SWALLOWING.

TOUCH YOUR THROAT RIGHT NOW

AND RECEIVE HEALING FROM THE

LORD RIGHT NOW.

AND I HAD A WORD ABOUT A

WOMAN DIAGNOSED WITH A BONE

SPUR.

SHE TOUCHED HER THROAT.

AND WHEN SHE HAD HER NEXT

ULTRASOUND, THE SPECIALIST

WAS PUZZLED.

EVERYTHING CAME UP

NEGATIVE.

SHE HAS HAD NO MORE TROUBLE

IN HER THROAT.

ONE OF THE WORDS YOU HEARD

IN THAT PIECE IS, "THY

KINGDOM COME, THY WILL BE

DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN

HEAVEN."

IN HEAVEN, THERE IS NO

MELANOMA, AND THERE IS NO

CANCER.

AND SO WE STARTED GETTING

BOLD IN OUR PRAYERS, AND

SAID, OKAY, LET'S PRAY THAT

GOD'S WILL WILL BE DONE ON

EARTH AS IT IS BEING DONE IN

HEAVEN.

THAT IS A KEY TO MIRACLES.

AND SHE SAID, I WASN'T

LOOKING TO JOE.

I WAS LOOKING TO GOD.

JESUS SAYS THAT VERY CLEARLY

IN MATTHEW 11: "HAVE FAITH

IN GOD."

DON'T HAVE FAITH IN YOUR

PRAYER.

DON'T HAVE FAITH IN YOUR

METHOD.

HAVE FAITH IN GOD AND LET

HIM DO IT.

AND THEN YOU GET IT.

THEN YOU GET THAT OUTPOURING

OF LOVE.

YOU GET THE OUTPOURING OF

FAITH.

LOOKING UNTO JESUS, THE

AUTHOR AND THE FINISHER OF

OUR FAITH.

SO IF THIS IS FOR YOU, IN AN

ACT OF FAITH, LAY YOUR LAND

ON THAT AREA OF THE BODY

THAT NEEDS HEALING.

JUST LIKE ASHLEY, SAY THIS

IS THE DAY THAT I'LL GET

HEALED.

LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE LIFT THE NEEDS OF

THE AUDIENCE TO YOU RIGHT

NOW.

AND, LORD, WE'RE STIRRED TO

BOLDNESS THAT YOUR WILL

WOULD BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT

IS IN HEAVEN.

AND IN HEAVEN, THERE IS NO

LACK, THERE IS NO DISEASE.

AND SO IN JESUS' NAME WE

PRAY YOUR WILL WOULD BE DONE

IN THESE BODIES NOW, AS

PEOPLE ARE LAYING HANDS, LET

THEM BE HEALED IN JESUS'

NAME.

THERE IS SOMEONE WITH

PROBLEMS IN YOUR RIGHT KNEE,

AND GOD IS JUST HEALING

THAT.

HE IS RESTORING CARTILAGE.

WHAT THE DOCTORS SAID CAN'T

BE DONE IS BEING DONE NOW IN

JESUS' NAME.

SOMEONE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE,

AND YOUR LOOKING AT A

TRANSPLANT.

GOD IS ABLE TO HEAL, EVEN IF

IT IS DEAD, HE IS ABLE TO

HEAL IT.

IN JESUS' NAME, BE RESTORED

NOW.

TERRY?

Terry: THERE IS SOMEONE

ELSE, YOU HAVE A MULTIPLE

LACERATIONS.

I HAVE NO IDEA WHY YOU HAVE

THEM, BUT YOU'RE CONCERNED

ABOUT INFECTION AND SCARRING

FROM THAT.

GOD IS GOING TO COMPLETELY

HEAL THAT FOR YOU WITHOUT

ANY ISSUES.

Gordon: SOMEONE WITH A

SPINAL CORD IRRITATION AND

SWELLING.

IT IS GOING DOWN.

YOU'RE BEING HEALED NOW.

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE BEEN TOUCHED BY

GOD, WE WANT TO SHARE IN

YOUR GOOD REPORT.

SO CALL US AND LET US KNOW.

WE ALWAYS REJOICE.

AND IF YOU NEED SOMEONE TO

AGREE WITH YOU, CALL US AS

WELL.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM JOHN: "ASK AND

YOU WILL RECEIVE, THAT YOUR

JOY MAY BE FULL."

GOD BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN.

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