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The 700 Club - Sept. 3, 2013

Palma had difficulty swallowing until a prayer on The 700 Club paved the way for God to do the miraculous. Plus, Katie struggled with her body image since childhood, believing lies that she was overweight. Read Transcript


IT'S CLEAN, GREEN, AND

FEEDING THE WORLD.

IT'S REALLY, REALLY

AMAZING.

HOW ONE COUNTRY'S

INNOVATIONS ARE MAKING THEIR

WAY INTO YOUR GROCERY

STORE.

IT IS THE DOVE BRINGING

PEACE TO THE MIDDLE EAST

ANYMORE.

I FELT COMPLETELY OUT OF

CONTROL, AND I DIDN'T KNOW

HOW TO STOP IT.

SO SHE DID THE ONLY THING

SHE COULD.

I HAD TO GET RID OF IT,

SO I WOULD PURGE.

THE WORDS THAT SAVED HER

LIFE ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

I WILL NEVER GO BACK TO

THAT, AND I NEVER COULD.

*

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

IS THE PRESIDENT

JEOPARDIZING THE

INTERNATIONAL STANDING OF

THE UNITED STATES?

OR HAS HE JUST THROWN THE

BALL TO CONGRESS AND NOW

GOING TO BLAME THEM IF

SOMETHING GOES WRONG?

PRESIDENT OBAMA WANTS

CAPITOL HILL NOW TO GIVE

IT'S APPROVAL BEFORE THE

UNITED STATES LAUNCHES A

STRIKE ON SYRIA.

Terry: SOME IN CONGRESS

SAY THAT SYRIA MUST BE

PUNISHED FOR USING CHEMICAL

WEAPONS, BUT NOT EVERYONE IS

CONVINCED THAT THE UNITED

STATES MUST ACT.

GEORGE THOMAS HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: THE PRESIDENT

HAS A BIG JOB TO DO BEFORE

HEADING OUT OF TOWN FOR THE

G-20 SUMMIT IN RUSSIA,

CONVINCING CONGRESS TO TAKE

MILITARY ACTION AGAINST

SYRIA.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS

IN FULL LOBBY MODE TODAY.

MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ARE

RECEIVING A CLASSIFIED

BRIEFING, AND THEY'RE

HOLDING THE FIRST PUBLIC

HEARING ON AUTHORIZING THE

USE OF FORCE IN SYRIA.

TWO REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS ARE

VOICING TENTATIVE SUPPORT

FOR OBAMA'S PLAN.

I THINK WE HAVE FOUND

SOME AREAS WE CAN WORK

TOGETHER, BUT WE HAVE A LONG

WAY TO GO.

SENATOR McCAIN SAID IT

WOULD BE CATASTROPHIC FOR

CONGRESS TO REJECT THE

PRESIDENT'S QUEST.

SENATOR LINDSAY GRAHAM IS

ALSO ON BOARD.

BUT HE SAYS THE PRESIDENT'S

PLAN DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH,

AND HE JOINS McCAIN IN

CALLING FOR MORE THAN JUST

ISOLATED STRIKES.

OTHER LAWMAKERS REMAIN

SKEPTICAL.

I DON'T SEE WHERE THE

ASSAD REGIME HAS POSED A

DIRECT THREAT TO AMERICA OR

ITS ALLIES.

WHAT IS MISSING IS A PLAN

OF ACTION OF WHAT WOULD

HAPPEN IN THE EVENT THE

UNITED STATES DID USE SOME

TYPE OF FORCE AGAIN SYRIA.

THE PRESIDENT WILL

CONTINUE TO SEEK

AUTHORIZATION, BUT BOTH HE

AND JOHN KERRY SAY HE HAS

THE POWER TO ACT, EVEN IF A

VOTING CONGRESS FAILS.

MEANWHILE, OBAMA IS GAINING

SOME INTERNATIONAL REPORT.

FRANCE RELEASED A NINE-PAGE

INTELLIGENCE REPORT

OUTLINING ITS CASE AGAINST

THE SYRIA GOVERNMENT.

THEY SAID, QUOTE," A

MASSIVE USE OF CHEMICAL

WEAPONS."

THE FRENCH PRIME MINISTER

SAYS SYRIA'S ACTION CANNOT

GO WITHOUT A RESPONSE.

FOR NOW, SYRIA IS ALREADY A

MASSIVE HUMANITARIAN

CRISIS.

THE UNITED STATES REFUGEE

AGENCY SAYS MORE THAN TWO

MILLION REFUGEES HAVE FLED

FROM THE VIOLENCE.

THE COUNTRY IS LOSING ALMOST

5,000 CITIZENS A DAY.

GEORGE THOMAS, CBN NEWS.

Pat: TINDER BOX, NO END

IN SIGHT.

FOLKS, WE'RE NEVER GOING TO

HAVE AN END UNTIL WE

RECOGNIZE WHAT IS

HAPPENING.

THE RADICAL ISLAMIC PEOPLE

WANT WAR.

THEY WANT STRIFE.

THEY WANT CHAOS.

THEY WANT TO TAKE OVER.

AND THEY WANT TO FOMAT

SERIOUS SITUATIONS.

IRAN WANTS TO DESTROY

ISRAEL, AND THE HEZBOLLAH IS

ONE OF THEIR ENEMIES UP IN

LEBANON, AND ON IT GOES.

BUT AT THE HEART OF IT IS A

RADICAL GROUP INTO INSISTS

ON REMAKING THE WORLD AFTER

THE IMAGE OF THE PROPHET

MOHAMMED.

WELL, ISRAEL MAY BE GETTING

READY IN CASE THEY'RE ATTACK

IN A WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST,

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT.

ISRAEL CARRIED OUT A JOINT

MISSILE TEST IN THE UNITED

STATES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

SEA.

THE ISRAELI DEFENSE SAYS IT

IS MEANT TO TEST RADAR

SYSTEMS.

BOTH SYRIA AND IRAN HAVE

THREATENED RETALIATION

AGAINST ISRAEL IF THERE IS

SUCH A STRIKE AGAINST

SYRIA.

ISRAEL SAYS IT IS PREPARED

FOR ANY ATTACK.

IN GERMANY, AUTHORITIES HAVE

ONCE AGAIN ABDUCTED THE

CHILDREN OF A HOME SCOORLG

HOME-SCHOOLING FAMILY.

DALE HERD HAS THAT STORY.

Reporter: A TEAM OF

GERMAN POLICE OFFICERS WITH

A BATTERING RAM STORMED THE

RESIDENCE TESTIFY THIS

FAMILY, SHOWN HERE AT A

HOME-SCHOOLING CONFERENCE.

THE RAID TOOK ALL FOUR OF

THE FAMILY'S CHILDREN INTO

STATE CUSTODY.

THE ONLY LEGAL GROUNDS WERE

THAT THE PARENTS CONTINUED

TO HOME-SCHOOL THEIR

CHILDREN.

THERE WERE NO ALLEGATIONS OF

ABUSE OR NEGLECT.

THE GERMAN FAMILY COURT

JUDGE ALSO AUTHORIZED THE

POLICE TO USE FORCE AGAINST

THE CHILDREN IF THEY

RESISTED.

BEHIND THE RAID WAS THE

NOTORIOUS YOUTH OFFICE.

MANY OF THE JOURNEY PARENTS

WHO HAVE RUN AFOUL OF THE

YOUTH OFFICE HAVE HAD THEIR

LIVES RUINED.

THEY HAVE BEEN TAKEN IN IN

OUT OF COURT AND FINED

THOUSANDS OF EUROS, AND SOME

HAVE LOST THEIR CHILDREN.

A FEW YEARS AGO, THIS FAMILY

FLED GERMANY TO AVOID HAVING

THEIR CHILDREN TAKEN, BUT

THE NEED FOR EMPLOYMENT

FORCED THEM TO RETURN.

THE FATHER SAID HE WAS

PREPARED TO GO TO JAIL

RATHER THAN SEND HIS

CHILDREN TO SCHOOL.

I AM NOT AFRAID OF THIS.

IT IS ONLY SAD FOR MY

FAMILY.

BUT I GO LAUGHING.

YOU CAN DO WHAT YOU WANT.

MY CHILDREN DON'T GO TO

SCHOOL.

Reporter: THE FOUNDER

OF THE HOME-SCHOOL LEGAL

DEFENSE ASSOCIATION, MICHAEL

FERRIS, CALLED THE ABDUCTION

OF THESE CHILDREN AN

OUTRAGEOUS ACT OF A ROGUE

NATION, AND IT DEMONSTRATES

WHY THE ASYLUM CAME TO

ANOTHER GERMAN HOME-SCHOOLED

FAMILY, THE ROWIKA WAS SO

IMPORTANT.

THEY WERE GRANTED ASYLUM BY

A JUDGE, BUT THE OWES

ADMINISTRATION WANTS THEM

TURNED BACK TO GERMANY.

WHEN THE FAMILY TRIED TO

GIVE HER DAUGHTER A KISS AND

HUG GOOD-BYE, ONE OF THE

OFFICERS PUSHED THE MOTHER

AWAY AND SAID IT WAS TOO

LATE FOR THAT.

THE OFFICIALS TOLD THEIR

PARENTS THEY WOULD NOT BE

SEEING THEIR CHILDREN ANY

TIME SOON.

DALE HERD, CBN NEWS.

AN OREGON BAKERY THAT

REFUSED TO MAKE A CAKE FOR A

GAY WEDDING HAS CLOSED ITS

SHOP.

THE OWNERS ANNOUNCED ON

Facebook THEY WOULD BE

MOVING THEIR BUSINESS TO AN

IN-HOME BAKERY.

THOSE WHO VISITED THE SHOP

ON SUNDAY FOUND ONLY EMPTY

COUNTERS AND DISPLAYS, AND

ON THE WINDOW, A SIGN FROM

THE OREGON FAMILY COUNCIL

THAT READ, "RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM IS UNDER ATTACK."

THEY GAINED BOTH SUPPORT

FROM PROPONENTS OF

TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE AND

PROTESTORS OF SUPPORTERS OF

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.

ONE-THIRD OF AMERICAN

WORKERS SAY THEY HAVE SEEN

OR EXPERIENCED RELIGIOUS

DISCRIMINATION IN THE

WORKPLACE.

THAT'S ACCORDING TO A NEW

STUDY BY THE TANNENBAUM

CENTER FOR RELIGIOUS

UNDERSTANDING.

THE CENTER ASKED 2,000

AMERICANS ABOUT RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM AT WORK.

32% OF ANGELICAL SAID PEOPLE

LOOKED DOWN ON THEM, AND IN

ADDITION, MORE THAN HALF OF

THOSE SURVEYS AGREED MUSLIMS

SUFFERED A LOT OF

DISCRIMINATION.

AND SIX OUT OF TEN BELIEVE

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST

CHRISTIANS IS AS COMMON AS

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST OTHER

FAITHS.

A REPORT WAS BASED ON

INFORMATION FROM NATIONAL

SECURITY LEAKER E EDWARD

SNOWDEN.

BRAZIL CALLED THE U.S. SPY

PROGRAM AN UNACCEPTABLE

INVASION OF SOVEREIGNTY, AND

EXPECTS A PROMPT EXPLANATION

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE.

AND THEY'RE CALLING FOR

INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS TO

PROTECT CITIZENS AND

GOVERNMENTS ALIKE FROM

CYBERESPIONAGE.

LIFE EXPECTANCIES FOR WOMEN

LIVING TO AGE 50 IS GOING ON

AROUND THE WORLD.

BUT THE GAP IN LIFE SPANS

BETWEEN DEVELOPED AND

UNDEVELOPED COUNTRIES IS

WIDENING.

THE GAP COULD BE CUT DOWN.

THE AUTHOR OF THE REPORT

SAYS HEART DISEASE, STROKE,

AND CANCER ARE THE LEADING

CAUSES OF DEATH FOR WOMEN

OVER 50.

IT COULD BE CUT DOWN BY

CUTTING BACK ON OVEREATING,

SMOKING, AND ALONG WITH

BETTERBETTER TREATMENT FOR

CANCER, PAT.

THAT SOUNDS LIKE GOOD NEWS.

Pat: WE'VE BEEN SINGING

THAT SONG FOR SOME TIME,

DON'T SMOKE, DON'T OVER EAT,

KEEP A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE,

EXERCISE, AND HAVE A

POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE.

ALL OF THAT AND YOU LIVE

LONGER.

THE BIBLE SAYS, A MERRY

HEART DOETH GOOD LIKE

MEDICINE, SO KEEP ON

LAUGHING.

Terry: COMING UP, A

PLOT IN THE DESERT TURNED

INTO THE LAND OF MILK AND

HONEY.

IF WE REALLY WANT TO HELP

THE WORLD, WE CAN'T KEEP

THESE THINGS TO OURSELVES.

WE HAVE TO SHARE THIS

KNOWLEDGE.

Terry: HOW ONE SMALL

COUNTRY IS FEEDING THE

WORLD.

THAT'S NEXT.

.

Pat: THE PROPHET SAID

THE DESERT WILL BOOM LIKE A

ROSE.

AND BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR

WARREN BUFFET ONCE CALLED

ISRAEL THE MOST PROMISING

HEADQUARTERS OUTSIDE OF THE

UNITED STATES.

PER CAPITA, THE JEWISH

STATES HAVE PRODUCED MORE

THAN THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY

ON EARTH.

TODAY WE LOOK AT HOW

TECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE

IS MAKING THOSE PROPHETIC

WORDS COME TO PAST, THE

DESERT IS BLOOMING IN

ISRAEL, AND BECAUSE OF

ISRAEL, AROUND THE WORLD.

Reporter: IN 1867, MARK

TWAIN TOURED THE LAND OF

ISRAEL, KNOWN BACK THEM AS

PALESTINIAN.

HERE IS HOW HE DESCRIBED IT,

IS DESOLATE COUNTRY WHO'S

SOILS IS RICH ENOUGH, BUT

GIVEN OVER WHOLLY TO WEEDS.

THERE WAS HARDLY A TREE OR A

SHRUB ANYWHERE.

PALESTINIAN SITS IN SACK

CLOTH AND ASHES, DESOLATE

AND UNLOVELY.

TODAY MARK TWAIN WOULDN'T

EVEN RECOGNIZE THIS LAND.

OUT OF ROCKY SOIL, OUT OF

SWAMPS, AND EVEN OUT OF

DESERTS, ISRAELIS HAVE

CREATED GARDENS, VINEYARDS,

AND FARMS WITH SOME OF THE

MOST INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES

IN THE WORLD.

,000

THERE WAS JUST THIS

COUNTRY WITH FOOD AND PEOPLE

AND SENSE OF FAMILY, AND

OPEN A SENSE OF BELONGING.

IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT THE

MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL WAS

BORN ON THE KABUT.

THE KABUTZ IS THE CORNER

STONE OF A LOT OF THINGS IN

SOCIETY.

IT BECAME A VERY, VERY

EFFECTIVE WAY TO DEFEND THE

LAND AND GET YOUNG PEOPLE TO

ENGAGE IN AGRICULTURE, AND

THE JEWS WERE FORBID IN MOST

PARTS OF THE LAND TO OWN THE

LAND OR WORK THE LAND.

JEWS COULDN'T BE FARMERS.

AND TO ALL OF A SUDDEN SEE

JURIS FARMING THELAND IN A

COLLECTIVE ENVIRONMENT WAS

AMAZING.

BEFORE THE JEWS BECAME A

STATE, THEY CAME TO WORK.

BUT WHEN THEY ARRIVED IN THE

PROMISED LAND, IT WASN'T

EXACTLY FLOWING WITH MILK

AND HONEY.

THE COASTAL PLAINS WERE

SWAMPY, AND THE GALILEE WAS

ROCKY, AND THE SOUTHERN HALF

OF THE COUNTRY WAS MOST THE

DESERT.

THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL LEFT

OUR HOMELAND 2,000 YEARS

AGO.

AND THE AREA WAS

MISMANAGED.

SO WE WANT TO PRESERVE AND

REHABILITATE THIS LAND.

THEY FACED A NUMBER OF

OBSTACLES, FROM BAD SOIL TO

RAIDERS.

BUT THEY FACED A BIGGER EN

NE THA EN -- ENEMY THAT

THREATENED TO DESTROY THE

STATE BEFORE IT EVEN BEGAN.

IN THE EARLY CENTURIES,

ISRAEL WAS A FEEDING GROUND

FOR MOSQUITOS CARRYING

MALARIA.

THE ONLY LAND AVAILABLE FOR

JEWS TO BUY SINCE THE LOCAL

ARABS HAD DECIDED IT WAS

UNINHABITABLE.

IN 1920, MORE THAN A THIRD@N

OF ALL JEWISH RESIDENTS OF

PALESTINE THAT MALARIA.

SO WE NO OTHER CHOICE, THEY

WENT TO WORK.

THEY DRAINED THE SWAMPS AND

SPRAYED THE LAND AND CHANGED

THE FLOW OF WATER IN

IRRIGATION CANALS TO

INTERRUPT THE MOSQUITOS'

BREEDING.

THEY WERE SO SUCCESSFUL THAT

A COMMISSION FROM THE LEGAL

OF NATIONS VISITE VISITED

PALESTINE TO LEARN WHAT THEY

DID.

20 YEARS LATER, THE COUNTRY

WAS OFFICIALLY

MALARIA-FREE.

ONCE THE THREAT OF MALARIA

WAS GONE, JEWISH SET

SETTLERS WERE FREE TO MAKING

THE LAND GREEN.

CITRUS PLAINS REPLACED THE

SWAMPS.

AND THE JORDAN VALLEY NOW

BECAME THE COUNTRY'S BREAD

BASKET.

THE NEGAV DESERT BLOSSOMED

WITH NEWLY PLANTED PLANTS

AND VINEYARDS.

AND THE ARAVA BECAME THE

SITE OF A FLOURISHING

VEGETABLE INDUSTRY.

ALL OF THIS WAS ACCOMPLISHED

IN THE FIRST 20 YEARS OF

ISRAEL'S STATEHOOD.

IN THAT TIME, THEY MORE THAN

DOUBLED THEIR STANDARD OF

LIVING.

AND NOW THEY'RE USING THEIR

EXPERIENCE TO HELP OTHER

COUNTRIES.

IN THE 1970s, THEY CREATED

A NEW BREED OF CHERRY TOMATO

THAT IS DISEASE-RESISTANT

AND HAS A LONGER SHELF

LIFE.

AND THEY BREAD A NEW KIND OF

POTATO THAT CAN BE GROWN IN

HOT, DRY CLIMATES AND

IRRIGATED BY SALTWATER.

THESE VEGETABLES ARE NOW

BEING GROWN IN DRY

COUNTRIES, LI LIKE JORDAN,

EGYPT, AND MOROCCO.

ISRAELI SCIENTISTS NOT ONLY

FOUND WAYS TO GROW MORE

CROPS, BUT NEW WAYS TO

PRESERVE THEM.

GRAIN GROW RESERVES PROVIDE

A NEW WAY, BY KEEPING OUT

AIR, WATER, AND INSECTS.

THE COCOONS ARE BEING USED

IN PAKISTAN AND THE FAR

EAST.

THE KABUTZ OVER TIME

BEGAN TO CHANGE.

THEY BECAME MORE

CAPTIALISTIC, AND IN THE

INDIVIDUAL TAKING

RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIMSELF

AND THEREFORE BENEFITING THE

OVER ALL SOCIETY.

THERE HAVE BEEN MANY VERY

EXCITING COMPANIES THAT HAVE

BEEN BUILT IN KABUTZINE.

ONE OF THOSE COMPANIES IS

NOW DOING BUSINESS AROUND

THE WORLD.

THE AVERAGE ISRAELI 10,

12 YEARS AGO -- IF YOU SAID

ORGANIC, THEY WOULDN'T HAVE

A CLUE WHAT YOU'RE TALKING

ABOUT.

HERE WE'VE BEEN DOING

ORGANIC FARMING FOR OVER 40

YEARS.

THIS WAS FOUNDED BY

EFFIGIES IN 1934, AND MANY

OF THEIR EARLY MEMBERS WERE

SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST.

THE BIGGEST PROBLEM WE

HAD WHEN WE STARTED THE

ORGANIC IS WHAT DO YOU DO IF

YOU'RE NOT USING CHEMICALS?

HOW DO YOU GET RID OF THE

PESTS?

THEIR ANSWER WAS TO FIGHT

BUGS WITH MORE BUGS.

EVERY SINGLE THING IN

NATURE HAS A NATURAL ENEMY.

WHAT EATS OR ATTACKS THESE

PESTS THAT ARE ATTACKING OUR

CROPS?

THEY STARTED BREEDING

DIFFERENT INSECTS IN THE

BOMB CENTIMETRE OF THE

SHELTER OF THE KABUTZ.

THE IDEA WAS TO BREED

PREDATORS THAT DESTROYED THE

PESTS THAT ATE THEIR CROPS.

WE WENT TO ISRAELI

FARMERS WEN SAID, YOU WANT

TO BUY SOME BUGS?

AND THEY SAID, WHAT, ARE YOU

CRAZY?

EVENTUALLY THEY WON OVER

FARMERS IN ISRAEL AND IN 32

OTHER COUNTRIES AS WELL.

IN CALIFORNIA, 60% OF THE

STRAWBERRY FIELDS ARE

TREATED WITH PRODUCTS FROM

BIOBEES, AND THE COMPANY

FOUND A WAY TO DEAL WITH THE

MOST DEVASTATING INSECTS,

THE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT

FLY.

WE TAKE THE MALES OF THE

SPECIES AND WE STERILIZE

THEM.

WE RELEASE THE STERILE MALES

INTO THE ENVIRONMENT, AND

THERE IS NO FUTURE

GENERATION, AND SLOWLY AND

SLOWLY WE LOWER THE

POPULATION WITHOUT USING

HARMFUL CHEMICALS.

AND THEY ALSO SOLVED

ANOTHER PROBLEM, HOW TO

POLLENATE GREENHOUSE

PLANTS.

TOMATO PLANTS IN NATURE,

IN THE FIELDS, ARE

POLLENATED BY THE WIND.

IN ISRAEL, THE MAJORITY OF

OUR TOMATOES ARE NOT GROWN

IN THE FIELDS.

THEY'RE GROWN IN GREEN

GREENHOUSES.

SO YOU DON'T HAVE THAT WIND

AND NATURAL POLLENATION.

YOU HAVE TO FIND OTHER

POLLENATION.

THEIR SOLUTION WAS TO

BREED BUMBLE BEES.

THEY COLLECT POLLEN FOR

FOOD.

THEY DON'T HAVE STORES OF

HONEY IN THE HIVES.

THEY HAVE TO GO AND WORK.

WE'RE SAVING THE FARMER

MONEY BECAUSE INSTEAD OF

PAYING PEOPLE, THE BEES ARE

DOING THE WORK.

AND THE BEES, UNLIKE PEOPLE,

THEY DON'T MISS A SINGLE

FLOWER.

SO ONCE THE FARMERS STARTED

USING THE BEES FOR

POLLENATION, THE YIELD OF

THE TOMATO CROPS INCREASED

BY 25%.

WE SAY, HOW GREAT AND

WONDERFUL ARE CREATIONS OF

GOD.

THIS REALLY SHOWS THAT EVERY

SINGLE THING HAS A REASON.

THESE TINY LITTLE THINGS,

AND LOOK HOW MUCH FOOD THEY

DO FOR US, FOR THE WORLD,

FOR THE FARMERS, AND FOR THE

ENVIRONMENT.

FARMERS NOT ONLY TARGETED

INSECTS, THEY ALSO FOUND A

CREATIVE WAY TO GET RID OF

RODENTS AS WELL.

WE BASICALLY USED TO TAKE

POISON IN A BOTTLE, IN A

TEASPOON, AND SOMEBODY'S JOB

WAS TO WALK UP AND DOWN THE

HOLES AND EVERY TIME THEY

SAW A MOUS HOLE, THEY WOULD

PLACE IT DOWN THE HOLE.

THAT IS NOT ECO-FRIENDLY.

WE SAID WHAT IS A NATURAL

SOLUTION TO RODENTS?

AND THE NATURAL SOLUTION WE

FOUND IS THE BARN OWL.

TWO OWLS CAN CAPTURE AN

AVERAGE TO 2,000 TO 5,000

,000 MICE A YEAR.

THAT'S A LOT OF RODENTS.

THERE WAS JUST ONE

PROBLEM WITH THE OWLS.

THEY FLY AWAY.

ONE OF THE PLACES THEY WOULD

FLY TO IS JORDAN, WHICH IS

VERY CLOSE BY.

IN JORDAN THEY WERE SHOOTING

THEM.

IN ARAB FOLKLORE THE BARN

OWL A SYMBOL OF DEATH.

SO WE INVITED THE JORDANIAN

FARMERS TO COME HERE AND SEE:çÑ=

WHAT WE'RE DOING.

THIS WAS OVER 20 YEARS AGO.

AND TODAY WE HAVE OVER 600

NESTING BOXES ACROSS THE

COUNTRY.

AND IT IS COOPERATION WITH

JORDAN AND THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY.

THIS HAS BEEN AN AMAZING,

AMAZING SUCCESS STORY.

WE TOLD THE PEOPLE IT IS NOT

THE DOVE BRINGING PEACE

ANYMORE TO THE MIDDLE EAST.

IT IS THE BARN OWL.

WE'RE A LIGHT UNTO THE

NATIONS -- WE'RE SUPPOSED

TO.

IF WE WANT TO REALLY SAVE

THE ENVIRONMENT, IF WE

REALLY WANT TO HELP THE

WORLD, THEN WE CAN'T KEEP

THESE THINGS TO OURSELVES.

WE HAVE TO SHARE THESE

THINGS AND THIS KNOWLEDGE.

BY HELPING OTHERS, WE'RE

HELPING OURSELVES AS WELL.

Pat: PROPHECY FULFILLED

BEFORE YOUR EYES.

ISN'T THAT ASTOUNDING?

Terry: IT REALLY IS.

AND THEY'VE ALSO BEEN GIVEN

WISDOM BECAUSE THEY SEEK

FROM THE RIGHT SOURCE.

BUT WISDOM AND IDEAS AND THE

TECHNOLOGY THAT HAS BEEN

CREATED, IT IS JUST

REMARKABLE.

Pat: IT IS AMAZING,

TERRY.

IN ANY EVENT, WE'RE GOING TO

DO MORE OF THESE.

YEAR GOING TO HAVE A WHOLE

SERIES OF THEM.

AND AARON ZIMMERMAN, OUR

PRODUCER, HAS DONE A LOT OF

WRITING ON THIS.

GORDON AND AARON HAVE WORKED

IN COLLABORATION ON THIS

TREMENDOUS SERIES.

THE GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL

OUGHT TO BE ESTATIC OVER

THIS.

THAT IS ONE OF THE MOST

BEAUTIFUL PIECES.

Terry: THAT'S

REMARKABLE.

OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS,

WE'RE GOING TO SHOW YOU

OTHER WAYS THAT ISRAELI

TECHNOLOGY HAS

REVOLUTIONIZED THE WORLD.

AND YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE BY

GOING TO A SPECIAL SECTION

ON CBNNEWS.COM.

COMING UP, YESTERDAY WAS

LABOR DAY, BUT IT DIDN'T

STOP OUR MAIL FROM

ARRIVING.

RENEE SAYS, "MY MOTHER IS

STILL ABLE TO GET AROUND,

BUT NEEDS ASSISTANCE AND

CANNOT LIVE INDEPENDENTLY.

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY

ABOUT PUTTING MY 86-YEAR-OLD

MOTHER IN A NURSING HOME?"

PAT IS GOING TO WEIGH IN ON

THAT QUESTION AND MORE, AND

THAT'S NEXT.

Terry: ON LABOR DAY,

MORE THAN 50 YEARS AGO, THE

SMALL STAFF AT CBN WAS

GETTING READY TO GO ON THE

AIR FOR THE VERY FIRST

TIME.

BUT WE DIDN'T HAVE THE

MONEY.

SO WE GOT TOGETHER FOR A

SPECIAL TIME OF PRAYER.

SOON AFTER A MAN DELIVERED A

CHECK, AND, WELL, THE REST

IS HISTORY.

THUS A CBN TRADITION WAS

BORN, AND WE HAVE GATHERED

TOGETHER FOR PRAYER EVERY

LABOR DAY SINCE THEN.

WE'D LIKE TO SHARE WITH YOU

SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM

THIS YEAR'S SERVICE.

Pat: SHOUT OUT TO THE

LORD!

HALLELUJAH!

THE STORY IS TOLD IN THE

TIME OF THE JUDGES THAT THE

MIDDIONITES HAD OVERRUN OF

LAND OF THE PALESTINIANS,

AND GOD SENT AN ANGEL TO A

YOUNG MAN WHO'S NAME WAS

GIDEON.

HE SAID HERE IS WHAT I'M

GOING TO DO.

I'M GOING TO USE YOU TO

LIBERATE YOUR PEOPLE.

AND WHEN IT IS OVER, I WANT

YOU TO ACKNOWLEDGE IT IS ME,

NOT YOU, THAT WON THE

BATTLE.

THEY SHOUTED, THEY BROKE

THEIR VESSELS AND HELD UP

THEIR TORCHES AND BLEW

TRUMPETS ALL AROUND THE

CAMP.

AND THE BIBLE SAYS THAT WHEN

THAT HAPPENED, THESE

MIDDIONITES WERE PUT INTO

CHAOS AND THEY BEGAN TO KILL

EACH OTHER.

THE MORAL OF THIS IS: GOD

CAN TAKE A SMALL HANDFUL AND

BRING A GREAT VICTORY.

NOW, WE HAVE HERE A

HANDFUL.

THE WORLD IS A BIG PLACE,

SEVEN BILLION PEOPLE OR

WHATEVER IT IS.

AND GOD HAS GIVEN US A

CHALLENGE FOR REGENT TO

CHANGE THE WORLD, CHRISTIAN

LEADERSHIP TO CHANGE THE

WORLD, FOR CBN TO REACH THE

WORLD FOR CHRIST, AND TO

LEAD HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS

OF MILLIONS TO THE LORD.

YOU SAY, HOW CAN WE DO IT?

WE'RE SUCH A SMALL GROUP?

GOD IS GOING TO GET THE

GLORY.

THERE IS ONE THING WE OUGHT

TO COME OUT OF HERE SAYING,

WE'RE GOING TO GIVE GOD THE

GLORY.

GOD IS GOING TO GET THE

GLORY.

Terry: THIS YEAR FOR

THE VERY FIRST TIME OUR

LABOR DAY MEETING TOOK PLACE

IN THE BRAND NEW CHAPEL ON

THE GROUNDS OF CBN.

IT IS MAGNIFICENT.

IT IS LIKE THE CROWNING

POINT.

Pat: IT IS REALLY,

REALLY LOVELY.

I'M SO PLEASED.

Terry: IT WAS A

WONDERFUL MEETING, PAT.

IT WAS VERY ENCOURAGING TO

PEOPLE.

IT WAS A GREAT, EXCITING

DAY.

Pat: IT IS NICE TO GET

TOGETHER.

Terry: WE'VE GOT SOME

E-MAILS WE WOULD LIKE TO

START TO ANSWER TODAY.

THIS IS FROM RENEE WHO SAYS,

"WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY

ABOUT PUTTING MY 86-YEAR-OLD

PARENTS IN A NURSING HOME.

MY MOTHER IS STILL ABLE TO

GET AROUND, BUT NEEDS

ASSISTANCE WITH HER CARE AND

CANNOT LIVE INDEPENDENTLY.

I HAVE THE OPTION OF MOVING

MY MOTHER INTO OUR HOME WITH

MY HUSBAND AND I SO I CAN

CARE FOR HER.

THIS WOULD COST ADDED

MONEY.

I FEEL GUILTY ABOUT PUTTING

MY MOTHER IN A NURSING

FACILITY.

WOULD I BE HONORING MY

MOTHER AND OBEYING GOD'S

WORD?"

Pat: I THINK WE ARE TO

HONOR OUR FATHER AND

MOTHER.

I DON'T SEE ANYTHING WRONG

WITH FINDING A VERY NICE

NURSING HOME WHERE THEY HAVE

PROFESSIONAL CARE, THEY HAVE

NICE FACILITIES, AND

SOMEBODY WOULD BE WATCHING

YOUR MOTHER 24 HOURS A DAY

AND TAKING CARE OF HER

NEEDS.

OTHERWISE YOU'RE PUTTING AN

INORDINATE STRAIN ON YOUR

FAMILY.

I DON'T THINK THE BIBLE

REQUIRES THAT.

IT REQUIRES THAT YOU LOOK

AFTER THEM.

WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T JUST

PARK SOME ELDERLY PERSON IN

A NURSING HOME AND FORGET

THEM.

YOU MUST GO TO SEE THEM,

LOVE THEM, CARE FOR THEM,

AND LET THEM KNOW YOU'RE

THERE FOR THEM.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT.

Terry: SHE MIGHT

CONSIDER ASSISTED LIVING,

TOO.

SHE SAYS HER MOTHER IS STILL

ABLE TO GET AROUND.

Pat: THERE ARE ALL

KINDS OF PLACES.

YOU'VE GOT A NORMAL

APARTMENT PLACE, THEN

ASSISTANT LIVING --

Terry: MY MOM IS IN

ASSISTED LIVING, AND SHE HAS

HER OWN APARTMENT.

SHE HAS ACTIVITIES THERE AND

SHE IS NEAR FAMILY AND SHE

IS DOING WONDERFULLY.

Pat: AND IF YOU'VE GOT

A GOOD FACILITY WHERE THEY

HAVE PEOPLE OF LIKE AGE AND

ABILITIES, AND THEY MEET

TOGETHER, AND SOME OF THESE

PLACES HAVE DELICIOUS FOOD

AND ACTIVITIES.

Terry: AND WHAT YOU

SAID IS SO IMPORTANT.

24 HOURS AROUND THE CLOCK,

THERE IS SOMEONE THERE IF

THERE IS A NEED.

AND NO INDIVIDUAL CAN DO

THAT.

Pat: THAT'S EXACTLY

RIGHT.

Terry: SANDY SAYS, "IS

THE NEW TESTAMENT WRITTEN IN

GREEK OR HEBREW?"

Pat: GREEK.

Terry: MOVING ON, THIS

IS BILLY WHO SAYS "MY PASTOR

FREQUENTLY SAYS THAT

CHRISTIANS ARE, QUOTE,"THE

GLORY OF GOD."

"I FIND THIS HARD TO TAKE

IN.

I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR YOUR

THOUGHTS ON THIS ISSUE."

Pat: PAUL REFERS TO THE

CHURCH AS THE FULLNESS OF

HIM WHO FILLS ALL IN ALL.

I THINK THE IDEA IS THAT THE

HOLY SPIRIT INHABITS THE

CHURCH, BUT WE, IN A SENSE,

ARE HIS HOUSE, HIS

DOMICILE.

THE IDEA OF SAYING WE'RE HIS

GLORY IS SCRIPTURALLY

SOUND.

IT MAY SHOCK YOU BUT IT IS

TRUE.

YOU'RE MORE IMPORTANT THAN

YOU REALIZE.

Terry: AMY SAYS, "WHAT

SCRIPTURES CAN I MET

MEDITATE FOR HEALING FOR MY

MOTHER.

SHE IS DIABETIC AND HAS BEEN

ON PAIN MEDS FOR YEARS.

SHE MIGHT HAVE TO HAVE A

SECOND BYPASS.

HER NAME IS SUSAN, AND I

WOULD APPRECIATE IF YOU

WOULD PRAY FOR HER."

Pat: SHE NEEDS PRAYER.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT IS

GOING ON IN HER LIFE.

103rd PSALM: "BLESS THE

LORD, WHO FORGIVES ALL THEIR

INEQUITIES AND HEALS ALL

DISEASES."

AND THE BOOK OF ISAIAH, "BY

HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED,"

AND THAT IS PHYSICAL

HEALING.

JESUS CHRIST PAID THE PRICE

FOUR OUFOR OUR HEALING.

Terry: LINDA SAYS, "MY

EX-HUSBAND AND MY FRIEND

WERE CAUGHT IN ADULTERY FOUR

YEARS AGO.

THEY STOPPED COMING TO

CHURCH.

THEIR SON BECAME A DEACON

AND THEY ARE NOW COMING TO

CHURCH.

I WAS MARRIED AT THIS

CHURCH.

I HAVE FORGIVEN THEM, BUT

FEEL THEY SHOULD BE MARRIED

AT ANOTHER CHURCH.

IT WILL BE HIS FOURTH

MARRIAGE AND HER THIRD.

I HAVE BEEN PRAYING ABOUT

THIS SITUATION AND HOPE YOU

CAN HELP ME TO HAVE A CLEAR

ANSWER FROM GOD."

Pat: THE LOCATION OF A

NON-SANCTIONEDED MARRIAGE

SANCTIONED MARRIAGE IS

REALLY IRRELEVANT.

IN THE OLD DAYS, THEY HAD

ONLY ONE CHURCH.

THE CHURCH AT EFASIS, THE

WHOLE TOWN.

AND IF SOMEBODY WAS

MISBEHAVING, THE WHOLE

CHURCH COULD SHUN THEM OR

DISCIPLINE THEM.

NOW IF YOU'RE DISCIPLINED IN

THE BAPTIST CHURCH, YOU CAN

TROT DOWN THE STREET TO THE

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OR

WHATEVER CHURCH.

SO THEY DON'T ASK

QUESTIONS.

IN THIS CASE, IT SOUNDS LIKE

THERE IS EVERY KIND OF?

ADULTEROUS RELATIONSHIP

GOING ON BACK AND FORTH IN

ALL OF THESE MULTIPLE

MARRIAGES.

A GOOD CHURCH WOULD GET

TOGETHER AND SAY WE CAN'T

CONDONE THIS.

APPARENTLY THE PASTOR IS NOT

ASKING ANY QUESTIONS, AND

THE FOLKS GIVE MONEY ON

SUNDAY.

IT IS WRONG TO DO THAT.

THEY SHOULD BE MARRIED IN

ANOTHER CHURCH BUILDING --

THE LOCATION -- THAT DOESN'T

MEAN ANYTHING.

THAT IS NOT THE ISSUE.

THE ISSUE IS, IS THERE A

APPROPRIATE CHURCH

DISCIPLINE, AND ARE PEOPLE

BEING ASKED TO LIVE A

RIGHTEOUS, GODLY LIFE.

Terry: MADISON

SAYS, "I'M FROM FLORIDA AND

ATTEND A WONDERFUL CHURCH.

I ENJOY THE PASTOR'S

MESSAGES BECAUSE I KNOW THEY

COME DIRECTLY FROM THE MOUTH

OF GOD.

HOWEVER, I NOTICED SOMEONE

BULLY SOMEONE IN THE

CHURCH.

IT WAS REPORTED, BUT NOTHING

HAS BEEN DONE TO CORRECT THE

SITUATION.

I'I'M READY TO LEAVE THE

CHURCH, BUT I'M SCARED TO

LEAVE BECAUSE OF THE

RELATIONSHIPS I'VE MADE.

HELP."

Pat: I CAN'T TELL YOU

HOW TO DEAL WITH THAT

SITUATION.

YOU COULD ASK FOR A MEETING

OF THE ELDERS.

I DON'T KNOW WHO YOU

REPORTED THIS SITUATION TO

BEFORE.

THE BIBLE SAYS IF YOU'VE GOT

A PROBLEM ABOUT A PERSON,

YOU TAKE SOMEBODY WITH YOU

AND GO TO THAT ONE.

IF THEY WON'T HEAR YOU,

THEN, QUOTE,"TELL IT TO THE

CHURCH."

THE THING YOU DO IS GATHER

THE RULING ELDERS AND SAY

THIS IS A SITUATION THAT YOU

MUST DEAL WITH.

MOST PEOPLE DON'T LIKE

CONFRONTATION.

THEY DON'T WANT

CONFRONTATION.

AND THERE ARE TIMES THAT YOU

HAVE TO DO IT.

IT IS NECESSARY IN LOVE,

SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE.

AND THAT'S THE WAY IT OUGHT

TO BE.

I CAN'T TELL YOU TO STAY IN

THE CHURCH OR LEAVE THE

CHURCH.

I DON'T HAVE ENOUGH

INFORMATION.

I WOULD BE DOING IMPROPER

THINGS IF I GAVE YOU ADVICE

IN THAT REGARD.

THE ONE ADVICE I CAN SAY IS

GATHER TOGETHER THE

ELDERSHIP, THE DEACONS,

WHOEVER RUNS THE THING, AND

CONFRONT THIS SITUATION

HEAD-ON.

YOU'VE GOT TO DO? IT.

Terry: WELL, THAT'S ALL

THE TIME WE HAVE FOR TODAY'S

QUESTIONS.

THANK YOU.

AND THANK YOU.

WHEN HER HUSBAND DIED, DOLLY

STRUGGLED TO SUPPORT HER TWO

CHILDREN.

THINGS GOT EVEN WORSE AFTER

AN EARTHQUAKE DESTROYED

THEIR HOME.

Reporter: FOR

7-YEAR-OLD SAMUEL, EVERY DAY

IS AN ADVENTURE.

WHEN HE IS NOT IN SCHOOL, HE

LOVES TO GO TO WORK WITH HIS

MOM.

SHE DOES LAUNDRY IN PEOPLE'S

HOMES.

I LIKE TO HELP MY MOM

EARN SOME MONEY, BUT

SOMETIMES MY HANDS ITCH AND

I START WASHING THEM.

Reporter: DOLLY IS A

WIDOW WHO NEEDS THE JOB TO

SUPPORT HIS CHILDREN.

HER HUSBAND DIED TWO YEARS

AGO IL.

WHE.

WHEN HE WAS ABOUT TO DIE,

HE SAID, AT LEAST YOU WILL

HAVE A HOUSE TO TAKE CARE OF

THE CHILDREN.

IT HURTS TO REMEMBER IT.

Reporter: BUT THEN AN

EARTHQUAKE HIT GUATEMALA AND

DESTROYED THEIR HOME.

AFTER WE WENT OUT OF THE

HOUSE, I SAW IT FALL DOWN.

I STARTED CRYING BECAUSE I

WAS ALONE WITH MY KIDS AND

THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT OF

OUR HOME.

IT WAS HARD WHEN I SAW

THAT OUR HOUSE HAD FALLEN

DOWN.

I SAID, MOM, WHERE ARE WE

GOING TO LIVE NOW?

Reporter: THE SAME DAY

THAT THE QUAKE HIT,

"OPERATION BLESSING" BROUGHT

EMERGENCY FOOD, WATER, AND

OTHER RELIEF SUPPLIES TO

THOUSANDS OF VICTIMS.

THAT'S WHEN WE MET LOLLIA

AND HER TWO CHILDREN.

LATER WE BROUGHT ALL OF THE

MATERIALS NEEDED TO BUILD A

BRAND NEW HOUSE FOR THE

FAMILY.

THIS HOUSE IS VERY WARM,

AND I ALSO HAVE MY OWN

ROOM.

Reporter: NEXT,

"OPERATION BLESSING" SET UP

A SMALL CONVENIENCE STORE

FOR LOLLIA TO RUN.

AND SAMUEL IS A BIG HELP AT

THE STORE, TOO.

I AM HAPPY WITH MY NEW

STORE.

I SELL EVERY DAY TO MY

NEIGHBORS.

THANKS, "OPERATION

BLESSING," FOR MY NEW

HOUSE.

IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL.

Terry: DID YOU HEAR

WHAT THEY SAID IN THAT

STORY, THE DAY THAT THE

EARTHQUAKE HIT "OPERATION

BLESSING" SHOWED UP WITH

HELP FOR THE PEOPLE WHO

FOUND THEMSELVES THE VICTIMS

OF A NATURAL DISASTER.

WHEN THINGS STRIKE LIKE THIS

IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE, WE

STRIKE BACK BECAUSE PEOPLE

LIKE YOU CARE ENOUGH TO MAKE

IT POSSIBLE FOR THAT TO

HAPPEN.

THAT'S WHY WE ASK YOU TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

WE'RE DOING SO MUCH WORK

AROUND THE WORLD IN SO MANY

DIFFERENT WAYS.

WHEN YOU JOIN, A PORTION OF

EVERY DOLLAR YOU GIVE GOES

INTO THE WORK LIKE YOU JUST

SAW, TO "OPERATION

BLESSING," IN THE MIDST OF

NATURAL DISASTERS.

WE THANK YOU FOR GIVING.

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB" NOW.

IT IS 65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH.

AND YOU'LL BE JOINING

THOUSANDS OF US WHO ARE OUT

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, TO

BRING HOPE INTO THE LIVES OF

PEOPLE WHO ARE HOPELESS.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

THAT TOLL-FREE NUMBER ON

YOUR SCREEN,

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY I WANT TO JOIN "THE

700 CLUB."

WHEN YOU DO, WILL YOU DO IT

USING PLEDGE EXPRESS.

IT MEANS YOUR BANK DOES ALL

OF THE WORK.

I LOVE IT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO THINK

TWICE ABOUT IT, NO

ENVELOPES, NO STAMPS.

IT IS ALL DONE FOR YOU.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, IT SAVES

US SOME PROCESSING COSTS SO

WE CAN PUT MORE OF YOUR

GIFTS INTO THE LIVES OF

PEOPLE LIKE LOLLIA AND HER

CHILDREN.

OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU

FOR USING P/ PLEDGE EXPRESS

IS TO SEND YOU "POWER FOR

LIFE" TEACHINGS.

STILL AHEAD, A MOTHER SHARES

THE MOMENT SHE LEARNED OF

HER DAUGHTER'S DARKEST

SECRET.

SHE WAS IN THE DRESSING

ROOM, TRYING IT ON, AND I

OPENED THE CURTAIN AND MY

HEART SANK.

AND THE REALITY OF HOW

SERIOUS THIS WAS REALLY HIT

ME.

I MISSED ALL OF THE SIGNS.

Terry: HEAR HOW SHE

HELPED SAVE HER DAUGHTER

WHEN WE COME BACK.

WELCOME BACK TO "THE 700

CLUB."

SUPREME

COURT

COST RUTH

BADER GINSBURG HAS

OFFICIATED AT A SAME-SEX

WEDDING.

IT WAS A PRIVATE CEREMONY.

THE MOVE CAME JUST TWO

MONTHS AFTER THE SUPREME

COURT'S RULING FAVOR GAY

MARRIAGE.

IT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE

FIRST GAY MARRIAGE

OFFICIATED BY A SUPREME

COURT JUSTICE.

A COURT IN CAIRO HAS

ORDERED al-JAZEERA TO STOP

BROADCASTING IN EGYPT.

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAY THE

POPULAR AND OFTEN

CONTROVERSIALARY

CONTROVERSIAL ARABIC NETWORK

IS A THREAT.

THEY WERE PULLED OFF THE

AIR, ACCUSED OF OPERATING

ILLEGALLY.

MEANWHILE A PANEL OF JUDGES

HAS RULED THAT THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD SHOULD BE

DISSOLVED.

THE RULING IS NON-BINDING,

BUT IT IS ANOTHER SETBACK

FOR THE ISLAMIST GROUP WHICH

HAS FACED AN INTENSE

CRACKDOWN FROM EGYPT'S ARMY

AND INTERIM GOVERNMENT.

MOHAMMED MORSI AND HUNDREDS

OF OTHER MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD

MEMBERS ARE FACING

PROSECUTION.

THEY'RE CHARGED WITH IN

INSIGHTING VIOLENCE THAT LED

TO THE DEATH OF MANY

EESMSZ.

EGYPTIANS.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

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PAT AND TERRY WILL BE

BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: WE'VE ALL HEARD

THE PHRASE "STICKS AND

STONES MAY BREAK MY BOAPS,

BONES, BUT WORDS WILL NEVER

HURT ME."

UNFORTUNATELY FOR KATIE,

THOSE WORDS WEREN'T

NECESSARILY TRUE.

AND IT NEARLY COST KATIE HER

LIFE.

THERE WAS ONE BOY WHO

PAID PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO

ME.

ONE DAY HE CAME UP TO ME AND

HANDED ME A PICTURE, AND HE

SAID, THIS IS WHAT YOU LOOK

LIKE IF YOU DON'T KNOW.

AND IT WAS A PICTURE OF A

GIRL WHO IS EXTREMELY

OVERWEIGHT.

I REMEMBER FEELING

DEVASTATED AND EMBARRASSED.

THE WORD CONTROL IS WHAT

ANOREXIA AND EATING

DISORDERS IS ALL ABOUT.

SO I STARTED TRYING

DIFFERENT DIETS.

I STARTED TO CUT OUT ENTIRE

FOOD GROUPS.

IT BECAME SO OBSESSIVE I

WOULD ONLY EAT A SELECT

HANDFUL OF THINGS.

MY MOM STARTED TO NOTICE

THAT THINGS WERE CHANGING

WITH ME.

I WAS STARTING TO LOSE

WEIGHT, BUT MORE SO SHE

NOTICED MY EATING HABITS.

A HALF OF APPLE SLICE

WOULD BE CUT IN 20 DIFFERENT

SECTIONS.

WHICH REALLY SIGNALLED TO ME

THAT SOMETHING WAS UP.

I REALLY STARTED TO GET

ATTENTION, ESPECIALLY FROM

BOYS AND THINGS, AND I

THOUGHT, WELL, THIS IS

GOOD.

BEING ABLE TO CONTROL MY

WEIGHT WAS SOMETHING THAT

GAVE ME A GREAT SENSE OF

POWER.

IT WASN'T UNTIL WE WERE

PURCHASING A CHEERLEADING

OUTFIT FOR KATIE, AND SHE

WAS IN THE DRESSING ROOM

TRYING IT ON.

I OPENED THE CURTAIN, AND MY

HEART SANK, AND THE REALITY

OF HOW SERIOUS THIS WAS

REALLY HIT ME.

I MISSED ALL OF THE SIGNS.

I REALLY STARTED TO DROP

WEIGHT SO DRASTICALLY THAT

PEOPLE STARTED TO GIVE ME

NEGATIVE ATTENTION.

I JUST GOT VERY DEFENSIVE

AND I THOUGHT, WELL, NOTHING

IS WRONG WITH ME.

YOU KNOW, I WOULD JUST

PRAY DAILY THAT SHE WOULD

FIND HER IDENTITY IN

CHRIST.

BECAUSE I KNEW TRULY THAT

WAS THE ANSWER.

I WOULD NOT ONLY PRAY IN A

SECRET PLACE, BUT I WOULD

PRAY WITH HER.

SO SHE ALWAYS SAW I WAS FOR

HER.

IT FINALLY GOT TO THE

POINT WHERE MY MOM HAD

CONVINCED ME TO GO TO

COUNSELLING AND I NEEDED

HELP.

I DIDN'T EVER REALLY DEAL

WITH THE TRUE HEART ISSUE.

I DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO DEAL

WITH MY EMOTIONS, SO I RAN

TO FOOD.

AND, OF COURSE, I FELT

GUILTY AND SO I HAD TO DO

SOMETHING WITH THAT.

I HAD TO GET RID OF IT.

SO I WOULD PURGE.

I FELT COMPLETELY OUT OF

CONTROL AND I DIDN'T KNOW

HOW TO STOP IT.

MY SISTERS, ACTUALLY, WERE

THE ONES THAT CAME TO ME AND

THEY SAID, WE KNOW WHAT

YOU'RE DOING TO YOURSELF.

IT WAS SEEING MY SISTERS

CRYING AND REACHING OUT

DESPERATELY FOR ME AND FOR

ME TO BE HEALTHY THAT REALLY

KIND OF SNAPPED SOMETHING IN

ME.

AND I REALIZED WHAT I WAS

TRULY DOING TO MYSELF AT

THAT MOMENT.

I REALLY SUBMITTED MYSELF TO

THE LORD.

I JUST POURED OUT TO HIM,

AND I SAID, LORD, WHAT DO I

NEED TO DO TO BE HEALED FROM

THIS AND TURN MY LIFE

AROUND.

THE VERY FIRST SCRIPTURE THE

LORD SHOWED ME WAS ISAIAH

61: 3, WHICH SAYS HE GIVES

YOU A GARMENT.

AND I SAID, LORD, I'M GOING

TO BELIEVE AND TRUST IN YOUR

WORD AND THIS PROMISE TO

ME.

AND I KNOW YOU'RE GOING TO

BRING SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

OUT OF IT.

THERE WAS A LOT OF RENEWING

OF MY MIND THAT HAD TO TAKE

PLACE.

BUT AT THAT MOMENT,

PHYSICALLY, I COMPLETELY

ABANDONED ALL OF MY OLD

WAYS.

AND I JUST SAID, I WILL

NEVER GO BACK TO THAT.

AND I NEVER COULD.

THERE IS SO MUCH JOY.

KATIE IS REALLY LIVING LIFE

TO HER FULLEST, AND GOD IS

GETTING ALL OF THE GLORY

BECAUSE SHE IS ALWAYS

POINTING BACK TO HIM THAT

HER FREEDOM HAS BEEN FOUND

IN HIM.

FOR SO LONG I WAS ALMOST

SCARED OF FOOD.

I THOUGHT IT WAS KIND OF A

BAD THING.

BUT THE LORD JUST PUT A

DESIRE IN MY HEART TO START

GETTING IN THE KITCHEN AND

LEARNING ABOUT FOOD AND

DIFFERENT WAYS TO PREPARE

IT.

TO KIND OF INTRODUCE ME TO

FOOD IN A NEW, SAFE WAY.

AND JUST MAKE IT ABOUT JOY

AND EVEN BRINGING JOY TO

OTHERS.

EVEN THE WORST OF

CIRCUMSTANCES, IF YOU GIVE

YOUR LIFE TO THE LORD AND

TRUST HIM WERE YO WITH YOUR

LIFE, HE CAN TAKE ANY

SITUATION AND BRING

RESTORATION AND HOPE AND

HEALING.

THAT IS WHAT HE DOES BEST,

THAT IS HIS BUSINESS, IS

RESTORATION.

Terry: YOU KNOW, KATIE

STATED EARLY ON, AS WE TOLD

HER STORY, THAT THIS WHOLE

ISSUE OF FOOD DISORDERS,

EATING DISORDERS, HAS TO DO

WITH CONTROL.

LIFE IS A VERY UNPREDICTABLE

AND OFTEN OUT OF CONTROL

SCENARIO.

BUT WHAT TURNED HER

AROUND

IS SHE GOT

INTO

THE

WORD OF

GOD.

A GOD

THAT SHE KNEW LOVED

HER AND

EXISTED.

BUT SHE WAS CONTROLLING HER

OWN CIRCUMSTANCES.

AS SHE READ HIS WORD, SHE

SAID, OKAY, GOD, I'M GOING

TO CHOOSE TO BELIEVE WHAT

YOU SAY HERE.

I'M GOING TO SURRENDER TO

YOU AND TRUST YOU.

GOD IS IN CHARGE OF YOU.

HE IS IN CHARGE OF YOUR

LIFE.

HE'S GOT YOUR BACK, AS THEY

SAY.

HE HAS GONE BEFORE YOU, AND

HE IS GOING TO COME BEHIND

YOU.

YOU CAN TRUST HIM.

IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING WITH

EATING DISORDERS TODAY, A

GREAT PLACE TO BEGIN IS BY

GOING TO THE WORD OF GOD,

SAYING SHOW ME HO WHO I

AM, AND SHOW ME WHO YOU

ARE.

AND RELEASE THAT CONTROL TO

A GOD WHO SAYS, I WILL NEVER

LEAVE YOU OR FORSAKE YOU.

A GOD WHO SAYS HE'S GOT YOU

COVERED.

HE HAS THE POWER YOU NEED TO

LIVE WELL AND TO LIVE

ABUNDANTLY.

THAT'S HIS DESIRE FOR YOUR

LIFE, FOR YOU TO BE SET FREE

AND TO BE ABLE TO LIVE

ABUNDANTLY.

WE'VE GOT A LITTLE BOOKLET

THAT WE'VE PUT TOGETHER FOR

YOU IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING

WITH EATING DISORDERS.

IT IS CALLED "OVERCOMING

EATING DISORDERS."

IT IS POSSIBLE TO TURN THIS

AROUND, IF YOU'RE ANOREXIC

ON BULEMIC.

LET GOD COME INTO YOUR WORLD

AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

JUST CALL 1-800-759-0700,

AND JUST ASK FOR IT.

AND WHEN YOU CALL, THERE IS

SOMEONE ON THE OTHER END OF

THE LINE WHO WOULD LOVE TO

PRAY FOR YOU.

Pat: I WOULD LIKE TO

INTERJECT THAT THIS THING

CAN BE DEMONIC.

IT IS A SPIRIT OF

SELF-DESTRUCTION.

IT IS LIKE A TYPE OF

SUICIDE.

AND SO IN CERTAIN CASES, YOU

TALK ABOUT CONTROL, BUT THE

CONTROL COMES FROM DEMONIC

SOURCES.

IT ISN'T ALWAYS DEMONS, WHAT

TERRY SAID IS ABSOLUTELY

RIGHT.

BUT I PUT THAT AS SOMETHING

ELSE.

YOU HAVE TO BUY INTO THAT

SPIRIT OF A OF AN ANOREXIA

NERVOSA.

BECAUSE THIS THING IS SAYING

TO YOU, YOU'RE TOO FAT.

ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO.

Terry: COMING UP, WE'RE

GOING TO BE PRAYING FOR YOU

AND YOUR NEEDS, BUT, FIRST,

A THROAT LUMP DISAPPEARS

AFTER A WOMAN TURNED ON THE

TELEVISION.

FIND OUT HOW THAT HAPPENED.

THAT'S NEXT.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

YOU'RE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB."

GOD BLESS EVERY ONE OF YOU.

EVERY YEAR DOCTORS IN THE

UNITED STATES DIAGNOSE OVER

A MILLION AND A HALF NEW

CASES OF CANCER.

PALMER CALVERT THOUGHT SHE

WAS GOING TO BE ONE OF THEM

AFTER SHE DEVELOPED A LUMP

ON HER THROAT.

BUT DOCTORS COULDN'T FIND

CANCER.

IN FACT, THEY COULDN'T FIND

ANYTHING.

HERE'S WHY.

IT FELT LIKE MY THROAT

WAS CLOSING, AND THERE WAS A

LUMP IN MY THROAT.

AND SOMETIMES IT WAS PAINFUL

TO SWALLOW.

AND THAT'S WHEN I GOT KIND

OF CONCERNED.

Reporter: PALMER

CALVERT REALIZED HER CONCERN

WAS VALID WHEN HER DOCTOR

DETERMINED HER THYROID WAS

ENLARGED AND SHE HAD A LUMP

ON HER THROAT.

HE ORDERED A BIOPSY TO

DETERMINE IF WAS MALIGNANT.

N MY NUMBER ONE CONCERN

WAS MAYBE IT IS CANCER AND I

NEED SURGERY.

Reporter: SHE PRAYED TO

GOD TO HEAL HER.

ONE DAY PALMER WAS WATCHING

"THE 700 CLUB" WHEN GORDON

ROBERTSON PRAYED FOR

HEALING.

Gordon: LORD, WE LAY

HANDS ON THAT AREA OF THE

BODY THAT NEEDS HEALING.

AND WE SAY BE HEALED IN

JESUS' NAME.

I DID.

I PUT MY HAND ON MY NECK, ON

MY THROAT HERE, AND I PRAYED

WITH THEM.

AT THE END OF THE PRAYER, I

SAID, GOD, MAKE IT SO THAT

WHEN THEY GO IN, THEY CAN'T

FIND ANYTHING.

Reporter: WHEN PAUMA

WENPAUMA WENT FOR HER

BIOPSY, SHE SAYS HER PRAYER

HAD BEEN ANSWERED.

THEY SAID, I DON'T KNOW

WHAT THEY'RE MEASURING

BECAUSE I CAN'T FIND

ANYTHING.

YOUR THYROID IS VERY SMALL.

IT WENT BACK TO NORMAL.

I CAN'T FIND ANYTHING.

I WAS STUNNED, COMPLETELY

STUNNED.

I WAS HAPPY.

IT WAS LIKE A BIG RELIEF.

Reporter: NOW, INSTEAD

OF WORRY ABOUT CANCER, PAUMA

CAN FOCUS ON MORE IMPORTANT

THINGS IN LIFE.

I KNEW GOD HAD PERFORMED

A MIRACLE FOR ME.

Pat: A MIRACLE.

TERRY, HERE IS ONE.

CONNIE, WHO LIVES IN

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA,

DEVELOPED AN ONGOING BURNING

SENSATION ON THE BOTTOM OF

HER FEET.

THE PAIN WAS SO BAD SHE

COULD HARDLY STAND.

ONE DAY SHE WAS WATCHING

THIS PROGRAM, AND TERRY, YOU

DIDN'T KNOW CONNIE, BUT YOU

GAVE A WORD OF KNOWLEDGE,

QUOTE,"YOU HAVE A BURNING

SKIN CONDITION.

I DON'T THINK IT IS FROM A

BURN.

IT IS SOMETHING THAT CAUSES

YOUR SKIN TO FEEL LIKE IT IS

BURNING.

IT IS LIFE-INTERRUPTING."

CONNIE SAYS, "THAT'S ME."

AND SHE FELT SOMETHING OVER

THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND THE

BURNING SENSATION STOPPED

AND SHE WAS HEALED.

Terry: ALICE SUFFERED

FROM PAINFUL CANKER SORES

FOR YEARS.

AND THE DOCTOR SAID THE ONLY

THING WAS TO UNDERGO

EXPENSIVE TREATMENTS FOR THE

REST OF HER LIFE.

AND SHE COULDN'T AFFORD

THOSE.

PAT, YOU GAVE A WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE, AND YOU SAID,

YOUR MOUTH IS FULL OF SORES,

AND YOU'RE CRYING OUT TO

GOD, AND GOD HAS HEARD YOUR

PRAYER.

AND SHE WAS COMPLETELY

HEALED AND HAS NOT HAD ANY

CANKER SORES SINCE THEN.

Pat: TERRY AND I ARE

GOING TO JOIN HANDS.

WHEREVER YOU ARE, BELIEVE

GOD WITH US.

FATHER, I JOIN WITH MY DEAR

SISTER IN CHRIST.

WE JOIN TOGETHER, AND WE

BELIEVE, GOD, FOR PEOPLE IN

THIS AUDIENCE WHO ARE

SUFFERING.

LORD, YOU FELT THEIR PAIN.

YOU EXPERIENCED PAIN.

YOUR BACK WAS BEATEN FOR THE

HEALING OF OUR INFIRMITIES.

YOU DIED ON THE CROSS TO PAY

THE PRICE FOR OUR SINS.

LORD, WE COME TO YOU BECAUSE

YOU KNOW THE NEED THAT IS IN

THIS AUDIENCE TODAY.

AGAIN, THERE IS FIRE IN YOUR

ESOPHAGUS, IN YOUR THROAT.

THERE IS FIRE.

GOD HAS JUST PUT THAT FIRE

OUT.

AND YOU'LL BE COMPLETELY

WHOLE.

TERRY?

Terry: YES.

THERE IS SOMEONE ELSE,

YOU'VE HAD CONFUSION IN YOUR

MIND, BUT MORE THAN THAT,

THESE UP AND DOWN MOOD

SWINGS.

YOU'VE BEEN DIAGNOSED AS

BIPOLAR.

GOD IS TOTALLY HEALING THAT

CHEMICAL IMBALANCE IN YOU.

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO

EXPERIENCE THAT ANYMORE.

THE JOY OF THE LORD IS YOUR

NEWFOUND STRENGTH.

Pat: RECEIVE AN ANSWER

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 91: "HE

SHALL GIVE HIS ANGELS CHARGE

OVER YOU TO KEEP YOU IN ALL

OF YOUR WAYS."

THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME WE'VE

GOT.

OUR THANKS TO ALL OF OUR

CREW.

AND FOR TERRY AND ME, WE'LL

SAY SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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