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The 700 Club - Oct. 10, 2013

Singer and author Danny Gokey returns to The 700 Club to discuss his new book, "Hope in Front of Me." Plus, HIV and a brain infection were not enough to destroy Elizabeth's faith in God. Read Transcript


THE QUESTION POLITICAL

PEOPLE ARE ASKING, HOW DID

THIS OBSCURE RANCHER WIN A

SEAT IN THE SENATE, IN A

DISTRICT THAT IS 60%

HISPANIC.

PLUS, AND AIDS PATIENT GETS

ONE YEAR TO LIVE.

HEAR HOW SHE SURVIVES.

PLUS, "AMERICAN IDOL" ALUM,

DANNY GOKE, SINGS FOR US

LIVE ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

Pat: WELL, WELCOME,

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TO

THIS EDITION OF "THE 700

CLUB."

THE ORDER HAS GONE OUT FROM

THE WHITE HOUSE, MAKE THE

SHUTDOWN AS PAINFUL AS

POSSIBLE.

WE'RE GOING TO TELL YOU SOME

SHOCKING EXAMPLES OF HOW

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES HAVE

FOLLOWED OUT THAT MANDATE.

BUT BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT THE

NEWS, I HAVE IMPORTANT

NEWS.

I HAVE BESIDE ME A VERY

LOVELY LADY WHO IS NOW A

GRANDMOTHER.

Terry: YES.

THIS IS MY SECOND.

Pat: SECOND?

TELL US ABOUT THE LITTLE BOY

OR CHILD.

Terry: HE IS ANDREW

PETER THE FOURTH, VERY

LITTLE BOY FOR A BIG NAME

LIKE THAT.

HE IS THE FOURTH.

SO HE IS LITTLE DREW, AND WE

HAVE A BIG DREW.

Pat: THIS IS YOUR SON'S

SON.

Terry: MY SON'S FIRST

BABY.

Pat: AND YOU WERE THERE

AT THE BIRTH?

Terry: YES.

IT IS SUCH A MIRACLE.

YOU NEVER QUITE GET OVER

IT.

IF YOU DON'T BELIEVE IN GOD,

YOU NEED TO WATCH A BIRTH.

IT IS QUITE AN ASTONISHING

EVENT.

Pat: THE MOTHER --

Terry: ALL WELL.

SO THEY COME HOME EXCITED.

I'M TRYING TO CATCH UP TO

YOU.

IT IS A LIFETIME ENDEAVOR.

Pat: I'M SORRY,

DARLING.

I'M WAY, WAY AHEAD.

I'VE GOT FOUR

GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND 10

GRANDCHILDREN.

I AM A PATRIARCH.

FOLKS, THE PRESIDENT,

ACCORDING TO THE POLLS, AS I

UNDERSTAND IT, HAS GOT AN

ALL-TIME LOW READING AND

APPROVAL, SOMEWHERE AROUND

36%, 37%, AND THE GOVERNMENT

SHUTDOWN IN WASHINGTON HAS

TURNED INTO THE BATTLE OF

YORKTOWN.

AS AMERICANS PROTEST THE

ACTIONS OF THE NATIONAL PARK

SERVICE.

Terry: YORKTOWN IS

WHERE AMERICA FOUGHT ITS

FINAL BATTLE FOR

INDEPENDENCE, AND A

BUSINESSMAN THERE ISN'T

GOING ALONG WITH THE

GOVERNMENT'S DEMAND THAT HE

CLOSE DOWN.

CHARLENE ISRAEL BRINGS US

THE STORY.

Reporter: GLEN HELSETH

LOVES SERVING UP GOOD FOOD

AT HIS HISTORIC YORKTOWN

ATEERY.

BUT IT WAS RECENTLY FORCED

TO SHUT ITS DOORS.

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

OWNS THE BUILDING HE USES,

SO HE WAS ORDERED TO MOVE

OUT IN 48 HOURS WHEN THE

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN BEGAN

LAST WEEK.

I WAS TOLD ON

OCTOBER 1st, I HAD THREE

HOURS TO VACATE MY

RESTAURANT.

I WAS SHOCKED AND CALLED

BACK TO SAY THAT'S

INADEQUATE.

I CAN'T POSSIBLY DO THAT.

Reporter: HE WAS

GRANTED A THREE-DAY STAY,

BUT EVENTUALLY CLOSED.

A WEEK LATER, IN DEFIANCE OF

GOVERNMENT ORDERS, HE

REOPENED FOR BUSINESS.

A MOVE HE KNOWS WAS RISKY,

BUT HE CONSIDERS WELL-WORTH

IT.

I'M WILLING TO GO TO JAIL

FOR THIS.

IF THE PARK SERVICE WANTS TO

PUT ME IN JAIL BECAUSE I

WANT TO HONOR THE TERMS OF

MY CONTRACT, WELL, THEY HAVE

THAT RIGHT, I SUPPOSE.

Reporter: HE SAYS HE

CAN'T UNDERSTAND WHY HE

SHOULD HAVE TO CLOSE HIS

BUSINESS.

SOMETHING HE SAYS WOULD HURT

HIS BOTTOM LINE.

THIS IS OCTOBER.

THIS IS OUR BUSIEST MONTH OF

THE YEAR.

I NEED OCTOBER TO MAKE MY

YEAR.

Reporter: HE ALSO

POINTS OUT THAT DURING THE

SHUTDOWN, HE WAS STILL

OBLIGATED TO PAY OTHER

EXPENSES FOR THE FACILITY.

I'M PAYING FOR THE

INSURANCE ON THIS BUILDING.

WHILE IT IS CLOSED, I'M

PAYING FOR THE UTILITIES ON

THIS BUILDING.

I AM PAYING FOR THE SECURITY

SYSTEM THAT IS PROTECTING

THIS BUILDING.

AND I CANNOT USE THIS

BUILDING?

Reporter: THE WELFARE

OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS ALSO A

BIG CONCERN.

MY STAFF IS NOT GETTING

ANY BACK PAY.

MY PEOPLE AREN'T GETTING

PAID FOR THE DAYS WE'VE

MISSED.

I NEED TO LOOK OUT FOR THE

WELFARE OF MY STAFF.

Reporter: AS YOU CAN

SEE BY THE LINE TO GET

INSIDE, THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY

THIS RESTAURANT OWNER HAVE

IGNITED A FIRESTORM OF

SUPPORT, WITH MANY CALLING

IT THE NEW BATTLE FOR

YORKTOWN.

Reporter: LINDSAY,

YOU'RE HERE IN SUPPORT OF

THE RESTAURANT OWNER OPENING

DESPITE THE GOVERNMENT

TELLING THEM TO SHUTDOWN.

HE OWNS THE BUSINESS, AND

HE WANTS TO SUPPORTS HIS

WORKERS.

AND IT IS A PERSONAL

SACRIFICE.

IF HE GETS FINED, I WILL

BE THE FIRST ONE TO HELP HIM

WITH THE MONEY TO PAY THE

FINE.

HE HAS A LEASE WITH THE

GOVERNMENT TO RUN A

BUSINESS, THAT DOESN'T

REQUIRE THE PARK SERVICE TO

BE PRESENT.

THEY DON'T WOULD WORK HERE.

ALL HE HAS TO DO IS OPEN HIS

DOOR AND DO BUSINESS.

Reporter: IN ADDITION,

THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN SEVERAL

OTHER INCIDENTS THAT HAVE

OUTRAGED AMERICANS.

AS THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

HAS CLOSED PUBLIC AREAS THAT

HAVE STAYED OPEN IN PAST

SHUTDOWNS.

RANGERS LOCKED A TOUR GROUP,

INCLUDING SENIOR ESTATES

CITIZENS AND FOREIGN

VISITORS IN A LOCAL HOTEL.

THEY TOLD THE NEWSPAPER, THE

LIVINGSTON ENTERPRISE, THAT

THE PARK SERVICE USED GAS

TOPO TACTICS.

THEY TOLD THIS OWNER TO SHUT

HIS BUSINESS IN NORTH

CAROLINA.

HE DID, BUT THEN REOPENED

IT.

BUT THE SERVICE CLOSED HIM

DOWN WITH ARMED RANGERS.

ONE ANGRY PARK SERVICE

RANGER IN WASHINGTON TOLD

THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WE'VE

BEEN TOLD TO MAKE LIFE AS

DIFFICULT FOR PEOPLE AS WE

CAN.

IT'S DISGUSTING.

THE WEEKLY STANDARD SAYS THE

CONDUCT OF THE NATIONAL PARK

SERVICE OVER THE LAST WEEK

MIGHT BE THE BIGGEST SCANDAL

OF THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION.

CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS

SAY THEY'RE GETTING NUMEROUS

REPORTS AND WILL

INVESTIGATE.

WHEN WE REACHED OUT TO THE

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FOR AN

INTERVIEW, BUT OUR CALLS

WERE NOT RETURNED.

MEANWHILE HELSETH HAS THIS

MESSAGE FOR THOSE IN

WASHINGTON.

PLEASE SETTLE YOUR ISSUES

SO WE CAN CONTINUE GOING

ABOUT OUR BUSINESS.

I WANT TO DO WHAT WE ARE

MEANT TO DO.

IF I CAN DO SO NOW WHILE YOU

ALL CONTINUE SQUABBLINGING,

THA SQUABBLING, THAT IS

FINE BY ME.

PLEASE, LEAVE ME ALONE TO

SELL MY CARROT CAKE.

Pat: CAN YOU IMAGINE A

PETULANT MAN ORDERS PEOPLE

TO SHUTDOWN, AND ORDERING

HIS PEOPLE TO MAKE THIS

SHUTDOWN AS PAINFUL AS

POSSIBLE FOR THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE.

CAN YOU IMAGINE, YELLOWSTONE

PARK, AND A FOREIGN TOUR

GROUP IS THERE, AND THEY

LOCK THEM UP AND PUT THEM

UNDER GUARD IN A HOTEL?

THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS.

Terry: CARRYING

WEAPONS, THAT IS JUST -- THE

BACKLASH FROM THIS HAS GOT

TO HAPPEN.

YOU WANT TO SAY THIS MAN IN

THE WILLIAMTOWN, YORKTOWN,

AREA IS ON TARGET, JUST SAY

NO.

Pat: IT IS OUTRAGEOUS,

BUT THE PRESIDENT DOESN'T

CARE.

IT WAS ASKED, WHY IS HE

DOING IT?

DOES HE THINK HE IS AN

EMPEROR?

DOESN'T HE READ THE PAPERS?

DOESN'T HE UNDERSTAND WHAT

PEOPLE ARE SAYING?

WHAT IS IT THAT IS

MOTIVATING THE HEAD OF OUR

NATION?

WELL, THE HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES HAS MADE A

MOVE TO HELP THE MILITARY

FAMILIES WHO HAVE BEEN HURT

BY THE SHUTDOWN.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: THE HOUSE

VOTED 425-0 TO RESTORE THE

DEATH BENEFITS FOR THE

FAMILIES OF FALLEN MEMBERS

OF THE MILITARY.

BUT SO FAR IT ISN'T CERTAIN

IF THE SENATE WILL FOLLOW

SUIT.

THE PENTAGON HAS REACHED AN

AGREEMENT WITH THE

NON-PROFIT GROUP, THE FISHER

FOUNDATION, TO PAY THE

BENEFITS, WHICH AMOUNTS TO

$100,000.

AND HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE

CONSIDERING A SHORT-TERM

INCREASE IN THE DEBT

CEILING.

THAT WOULD GIVE WASHINGTON

MORE TIME TO WORK OUT A

DEAL, INCREASING THE

GOVERNMENT'S DEBT.

THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THAT

TAXPAYERS COULD BE PAYING

FOR ABORTIONS SOON AND WON'T

EVEN KNOW THEY'RE DOING IT.

PAUL STRAND REPORTS ON

FUNDING ABORTIONS IN

OBAMACARE.

Reporter: PRO-LIFE

LAWMAKERS ARE FURIOUS OVER

WHAT THEY CALL AN EFFORT TO

HIDE SOMETHING FROM THE

PUBLIC.

WHICH OBAMACARE HEALTH

EXCHANGES WILL BE FORCED BY

LAW TO PAY A MONTHLY

SURCHARGE TO PAY FOR

ABORTIONS.

THE EXCHANGES ARE ENCOURAGED

TO TALK AS LITTLE AS

POSSIBLE ABOUT THIS FEE.

MANY PRO-LIFE AMERICANS

MAY UNWITTINGLY PURCHASE

THIS SERVICE.

AND THE SURCHARGE IS

MINIMALLY DISCLOSED, AND

ONLY AT THE TIME OF

ENROLLMENT.

IN OTHER WORDS, BURY IT IN

THE FINE PRINT.

EVERY MONTH PEOPLE WILL

BE LOOKING AT THEIR BILL,

AND THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE

THERE SHOWING THEY ARE

PAYING EVERY MONTH FOR

ABORTION.

Reporter: THESE

PRO-LIFE LEGISLATORS AND

DOZENS OF OTHERS ARE GOING

TO TRY TO PASS A MEASURE

THAT WILL SAY PLAINLY

WHETHER IT COVERS ABORTION.

AND THESE LAWMAKERS SUSPECT

THE REASON THE INFORMATION

IS BURIED IN SUCH FINE PRINT

IS BECAUSE ABORTION

SUPPORTERS KNOW THERE WOULD

BE A HUGE OUTCRY FROM MANY

AMERICANS IF THEY COULD

PLAINLY SEE THE POLICY.

CLEARLY MANY AMERICANS

WOULD OBJECT TO BEING FORCED

TO PAY FOR ABORTIONS, AND

PAYING INTO A FUND THAT IS

MEANT TO BE USED SOLELY FOR

THE PURPOSE OF DESTROYING

HUMAN LIFE.

Reporter: ONE

DEMOCRATIC MEMBER OF THE

PRO-LIFE CAUCUS HOPES THE

ADMINISTRATION WILL DECIDE

TO TAKE ACTION TO FORCE THE

HEALTH EXCHANGES TO BE

TRANSPARENT ABOUT THIS,

WITHOUT BEING FORCED TO BY

CONGRESS.

I'M HOPEFUL IT IS NOT

GOING TO TAKE LEGISLATION.

I'M HOPEFUL THAT THE

ADMINISTRATION WILL STAND UP

RIGHT NOW AND MAKE THIS

CHANGE, AND REQUIRE THAT

TRANSPARENCY.

Reporter: BUT ARIZONA'S

TRENT FRANKS DOUBTS THIS

PRESIDENT WOULD EVER MAKE

SUCH A MOVE.

THIS PRESIDENT SEEMS

COMMITTED TO CEMENT HIS

PLACE IN HISTORY AS THE

ABORTION PRESIDENT.

IN EVERY AREA THAT IN A

NUANCED WAY OR INDIRECTLY

AFFECTS ABORTION, HE IS

SOMEHOW ONE OF THE GREATEST

CHEERLEADERS FOR ABORTION ON

DEMAND.

Reporter: SMITH IS

ANGRY BECAUSE HE SAYS THE

PRESIDENT PROMISED CONGRESS

THIS KIND OF THING WOULDN'T

HAPPEN UNDER OBAMACARE.

IT IS UNETHICAL, AND,

FRANKLY, IT IS AN ABSOLUTE

BREACH OF THE PRESIDENT'S

OWN WORDS.

IT IS WRONG THAT THE

AMERICAN CONSUMER IS BEING

KEPT FROM THIS VERY

IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

IT IS ASTONISHING TO ME

THAT WE COME TO THE POINT

WHEN WE DON'T EVEN TELL

PEOPLE, WHEN WE'RE WILLING

TO TRY TO HIDE FROM THOSE OF

A DIFFERENT OPINION, WHETHER

OR NOT THEIR DOLLARS ARE

EVEN GOING TO PAY FOR THE

KILLING OF THESE CHILDREN.

Reporter: MAYBE THE

BITTEREST PILL FOR PRO-LIFE

AMERICANS IS SEEING HOW

ACTIVELY PRO-ABORTION THEIR

GOVERNMENT HAS COME.

FOR DECADES, IT WAS

CONSIDERED THAT ABORTION WAS

OWSO ABHORRENT THEY WON'T

PAY FOR THE ABORTION, AND

NOW MILLIONS MAY BE FORCED

TO PAY FOR ABORTION THAT

THEY WON'T EVEN KNOW BOW

ABOUT BECAUSE IT IS HIDDEN

IN THE FINE PRINT.

Reporter: THE UNITED

STATES MAY RESTORE THE AID

IT IS CUTTING OFF FROM EGYPT

IF THAT COUNTRY MOVES

TOWARDS FREE ELECTIONS.

THE STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS

THE AID COULD BE RESTORED IF

EGYPT MAKES PROGRESS FOR A

NEW GOVERNMENT.

THE MILITARY OVERTHROUGH THE

GOVERNMENT OF MOHAMMED MORSI

IN JULY.

ISRAEL HAS INDICATED SOME

CONCERN ABOUT CUTTING OFF

U.S. AID.

THEY CONSIDER IT AN

IMPORTANT AGREEMENT FOR THE

PEACE AGREEMENT.

BRITISH RESEARCHERS SAY THEY

HAVE FOUND A CHEMICAL THAT

CAN PREVENT BRAIN TISSUE

FROM DYING.

SO FAR TESTS HAVE ONLY BEEN

DONE ON MICE, AND SCIENTISTS

SAY IT WILL TAKE TIME BEFORE

THERE IS A TEST FOR HUMANS.

THEY ALSO CAUTION IT WILL

TAKE A GREAT DEAL OF TIME

AND WORK TO TURN THEIR

FINDINGS INTO MEDICATION.

BUT THEY SAY IT COULD LEAD

TO A TREATMENT NOT ONLY FOR

ALZHEIMER'S, BUT FOR OTHER

DISEASES LIKE PARKINSON'S

AND HUNTINGTON'S.

THIS IS AN ENCOURAGING

BREAKTHROUGH.

THERE ARE MILLIONS OF

AMERICANS WHO SUFFER BRAIN

DISEASES EVERY YEAR.

Pat: THIS IS A GREAT

TRAGEDY THAT HAS TAKEN OVER

OUR POPULATION.

AS PEOPLE GET OLDER, THIS

MALADY IS COMING OVER THEM.

WHO KNOWS IF IT IS

ENVIRONMENT, BUT THIS IS A

GREAT BREAKTHROUGH.

I HAD HOPED ALONG THE WAY --

WE HAVE ALL THESE SYMBOLS

FOR WOMEN'S BREAST CANCER.

MY WIFE HAD BREAST CANCER,

AND I'M ALL FOR DOING

RESEARCH ON BREAST CANCER.

BUT WE NEED RESEARCH ABOUT

PROSTATE CANCER.

AND WE NEED RESEARCH ABOUT

ALZHEIMER'S AND

PARKINSON'S.

AND, YOU KNOW, OUR HEALTH

REPORTER FOUND OUT THAT

SOMEHOW THERE IS SOMETHING

IN COCONUT OIL THAT WILL

HELP ALLEVIATE THE EFFECTS

OF ALZHEIMER'S AND ALSO THE

AFFECTS OF PARKINSON'S.

SO WE'RE TRYING TO DO WHAT

WE CAN.

I'LL TELL YOU, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN, WE'RE IN A REAL

MESS HERE IN WASHINGTON.

WE HAVE A MAN IN CHARGE OF

THIS COUNTRY AND (A) HE

DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE IS

DOING.

HE DOESN'T KNOW BECAUSE HE

HAS NEVER DONE IT BEFORE.

AND I THINK IN ADDITION TO

THAT, HE IS TRAINED IN THE

SOLVENCY SCHOOL OF

REVOLUTION, AND TRAINED AS A

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER.

WHAT HE IS GOOD AT IS

CAMPAIGNING AND ATTACKING.

SO HOW ABOUT GETTING PEOPLE

TOGETHER AND MAKING

NEGOTIATIONS WHERE EVERYBODY

HAS A GIVE-AND-TAKE.

HE DOESN'T KNOW HOW THAT

WORKS.

SO OUR COUNTRY, THIS GREAT

NATION THAT WE LOVE SO MUCH,

IS BEING BROUGHT TO THE

BRINK OF FISCAL CHAOS

BECAUSE OF THE OBDORIT

NATURE OF THE MAN IN

CHARGE.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, COMING UP,

HE IS MORE COWBOY THAN

CONGRESSMAN, AND POLITICIANS

AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE

TRYING TO FIND HIS SECRET TO

WINNING ELECTIONS.

I DON'T SEE COLORS.

IT WAS JUST ABOUT GOING AND

TALKING ABOUT COMMON-SENSE

VALUES.

THERE IS NO PARTY LINES WITH

COMMON SENSE.

Terry: FIND OUT HOW HE

WOOED THE VOTERS IN HIS

DISTRICT, AND WHY MEMBERS OF

BOTH PARTIES ARE TAKING

NOTES.

THAT'S NEXT.

Wendy: COMING UP LATER,

A LIFE PERFORMANCE FROM

DANNY GOKE.

CENTRAL

Pat: WELL, THE HISPANIC

LATINO COMMUNITY IS REALLY

THE FASTEST GROWING MINORITY

IN THE COUNTRY.

AND IN A FEW YEARS, IT IS

GOING TO BE THE MAJORITY.

IT IS JUST AMAZING, IN THE

STATES LIKE CALIFORNIA AND

TEXAS AND ARIZONA, AND ALL

OF THESE BORDER AREAS,

HISPANICS ARE GROWING TO BE

A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE

POPULATION.

SO HOW DO POLITICIANS REACH

THESE PEOPLE?

WHAT TOUCHES THIS VERY

IMPORTANT PART OF OUR

SOCIETY?

WELL, THERE IS A GUY NAMED

ANDY VIDOC, WHO WENT FROM AN

AB SECURE CHERRY FARMER IN

KALES TCALIFORNIA TO A

SENATE SEAT.

HE WON AN ELECTION AGAINST

AN HISPANIC OPPONENT.

AND THIS MAN, ANDY, IS A

REPUBLICAN.

AS DAVID BRODY REPORTS, HIS

STORY MAY CARRY SOME LESSONS

FOR THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN

PARTY.

WATCH THIS.

Reporter: IT LOOKS LIKE

A TYPICAL SWEARING-IN

CEREMONY.

I SOLEMNLY SWEAR --

Reporter: BUT

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATOR

ANDY VIDOC WILL TELL YOU IT

IS ANYTHING BUT TYPICAL.

HE MAY LOOK LIKE A STATE

SENATOR WHEN HE TAKES THE

FLOOR, BUT AT HEART HE IS

STILL A CHERRY FARMER FROM

THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

VALLEY.

HE BRINGS HIS LUNCH TO WORK,

AND WEARS HIS COWBOY HAT

DURING OFF HOURS, AND DRIVES

HIS FAVORITE PICKUP TRUCK.

AND PLEASE DON'T CALL HIM

SENATOR.

I'M JUST ANDY.

Reporter: ANDY ENJOYED

LIFE AS A FARMER AND

RANCHER, BUT AS TIME WENT

ON, HE WATCHED ENVIRONMENTAL

POLICIES DEVASTATE

CALIFORNIA'S ECONOMY.

FOR EXAMPLE, FARMERS CAN

ONLY RECEIVE A SMALL PORTION

OF WATER IN ORDER TO PROTECT

FISH.

WE HAVE ENVIRONMENTAL

RADICALISM THAT HAS PUSHED

IT TOO FAR.

WHEN WE START PUTTING

INSECTS AND PLANTS AND

ANIMALS AHEAD OF HUMAN

BEINGS, I DON'T AGREE WITH

THAT.

Reporter: THE QUESTION

IS: HOW DID ANDY DO IT?

HOW DID AN OB CUR OBSCURE

CHERRY FARMER END UP HERE,

IN SACRAMENTO.

AND WHAT REALLY CAUGHT THE

NATION'S ATTENTION IS HE WON

AGAINST A HISPANIC WOMAN IN

A DISTRICT THAT 60% HISPANIC

AND HEAVILY FAVORS

DEMOCRATS.

I DON'T SEE COLORS.

IT WAS JUST TALKING ABOUT

COMMON-SENSE MATTERS.

THERE IS NO PARTY LINES WITH

COMMON SENSE.

Reporter: NATIONALLY,

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS

TRYING TO GAIN MORE OF THE

HISPANIC VOTE.

THEIR FUTURE VOTES ARE

CRUCIAL TO THE G.O.P.

SO WHAT CAN THEY LEARN FROM

VIDOC'S VICTORY?

IT HELPS HE SPEAKS FLUENT

SPANISH, AND ALSO HIS

WORKING-CLASS ROOTS,

PRO-FAMILY VALUES, REALLY

SECURED THE BOND.

I WENT TO THAT NOT

BECAUSE THEY WERE HISPANIC,

BUT BECAUSE THERE WAS 10,000

PEOPLE THERE.

WE JUST HAVE TO GO OUT AND

TALK TO FOLKS.

I DON'T RIDE A WHITE HORSE.

I'M NOT A SILVER BULLET.

Reporter: THAT

UNDERSCORES A LARGER POINT,

AUTHENTICITY.

HE DIDN'T TREAT HISPANICS

ABOUT A TALKING POLITICAL

POINT.

OPPONENT LATISIA RECEIVED

HEAVY CRITICISM AFTER

ATTEMPTING TO ATTRACT

CHURCH-GOERS BY USING THE

IMAGE OF OUR LADY OF

GUADALUPE IN A CAMPAIGN

FLIER.

THE LESSON: OVERTLY

POLITICAL MOVES WILL NOT

WORK WITH LATINOS.

AND THEN THERE IS

IMMIGRATION, A POSITION

WHERE VIDOC SHOWED

COMPASSION, BY EMBRACING A

PATHWAY TO CITIZENSHIP FOR

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

I DON'T AGREE TO BREAKING

UP FAMILIES.

FOLKS HAVE BROKEN THE LAW TO

COME HERE, BUT THERE ARE A

BUNCH OF MINORS THAT CAME --

THEY HAD NO CHOICE IN THE

MATTER.

AND WE HAVE TO LOOK AT

THAT.

Reporter: AND SO THERE

YOU HAVE IT, A LESSON FROM

THE G.O.P. FROM ANDY VIDOC,

COMPASSION, AUTHENTICITY,

AND TIME SPENT WITH

HISPANICS, PLUS A PRO-FAMILY

MESSAGE.

AND HIS VICTORY INCLUDED ONE

MORE VITAL ELEMENT: A FAITH

IN JESUS CHRIST.

I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU CAN

BE A FARMER AND NOT HAVE A

LOT OF FAITH IN GOD AND KNOW

THAT HE IS IN CHARGE.

YOU NEED TO WORK AS HARD AS

YOU CAN AND CREATE ALL OF

THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT YOU

CAN, BUT AT THE SAME TIME,

THERE IS A HIGHER POWER.

JESUS CHRIST IS MY SAVIOR,

AND THROUGH THAT ALL THINGS

ARE POSSIBLE.

AND HERE I AM IN

SACRAMENTO.

Reporter: A SIMPLE

FARMER READY TO DO

BUSINESS.

I COME TO SACRAMENTO

ARMED WITH A SMILE, A

HANDSHAKE, AND MY COMMON

SENSE.

Reporter: DAVID BRODY,

CBN NEWS IN SACRAMENTO,

CALIFORNIA.

Pat: HOW REFRESHING.

MAY THERE BE MANY MORE OF

HIM.

MAY HIS TRIBE INCREASE.

TERRY?

Terry: AMEN.

UP NEXT, HIS VOICE GOT HIM

ON TV, BUT IT WAS HIS STORY

THAT MADE HIM A STAR.

DANNY GOKEY SINGS FOR US

LIVE RIGHT AFTER THIS.

VI DAC

Terry: FOR THOUSANDS OF

HOPEFULS WHO TRY OUT EVERY

YEAR, "AMERICAN IDOL"

REPRESENTS THEIR SHOT AT

FAME.

BUT FOR DANNY GOKEY, THE

"AMERICAN IDOL" DAUD

AUDITIONS OFFERED SOMETHING

ELSE, A FIRST STEP TOWARDS

HEALING.

Reporter: DANNY GOKEY

BURST ON TO THE MUSIC SCENE

IN 2009, WHEN HE SAILED

THROUGH THE TRIALS.

BUT JUST FOUR WEEKS BEFORE

HIS "AMERICAN IDOL"

AUDITION, HIS WIFE WENT

THROUGH SURGERY FOR A HEART

CONDITION.

SHE DIED FROM

COMPLICATIONS.

DANNY FOUND STRENGTH TO GET

THROUGH THE COMPETITIONS BY

LEANING ON HIS FAITH AND

SOFIA'S MEMORY.

Terry: AND NOW HERE IS

DANNY GOKEY WITH HIS NEW

SINGLE, "TELL YOUR HEART TO

BEAT AGAIN."

*

* SHATTERED, LIKE YOU'VE

NEVER BEEN BEFORE *

* THE LIFE YOU KNEW

* IN A THOUSAND PIECES ON

THE FLOOR *

* AND WORDS WON'T SHOW UP

* IN TIMES LIKE THIS

* WHEN THIS WILL DRIVE YOU

TO YOUR KNEES *

* YOU THINK YOU'RE NEVER

GOING TO GET BACK TO THE YOU

THAT USED TO BE *

* TELL YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN *

* CLOSE YOUR EYES AND

BREATHE IT IN *

* LET THE SHADOWS FALL

AWAY *

* STEP INTO THE LIGHT OF

GRACE *

* CLOSE THE DOOR

* YOU DON'T LIVE THERE

ANYMORE *

* SAY GOOD-BYE TO WHERE

YOU'VE BEEN *

* AND TELL YOUR HEART TO

BEAT AGAIN *

*

* BEGINNING TO LET THAT WASH

OVER YOU *

* IT'S ALL RIGHT NOW

* LOVE'S HEALING HANDS WILL

PULL YOU THROUGH *

* SO TAKE ONE STEP

* LOOK BACK UP

* SEE THE RISING SUN

* BECAUSE YOUR STORY IS FAR

FROM OVER *

* AND YOUR JOURNEY HAS JUST

BEGUN *

* TELL YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN *

* CLOSE YOUR EYES AND

BREATHE IT IN *

* LET THE SHADOWS FALL

AWAY *

* AND STEP INTO THE LIGHT OF

GRACE *

* YESTERDAY, THE CLOSING

DOOR *

* YOU DON'T LIVE THERE

ANYMORE *

* SAY GOOD-BYE TO WHERE

YOU'VE BEEN *

* AND TELL YOUR HEART TO

BEAT AGAIN *

* LET EVERY HEARTBREAK BE A

PICTURE THAT REMINDS YOU *

* HE HAS CARRIED YOU THIS

FAR *

* COULD LOVE BE FARTHER

* THAN YOU CAN THINK

* HIS LOVING HAND IS WORKING

EVERYTHING FOR YOUR GOOD *

* TELL YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN *

* CLOSE YOUR EYES AND

BREATHE IT IN *

* LET THE SHADOWS FALL

AWAY *

* STEP INTO THE LIGHT OF

GRACE *

* YESTERDAY, THE CLOSING

DOOR *

* YOU DON'T LIVE THERE

ANYMORE *

* SAY GOOD-BYE TO WHERE

YOU'VE BEEN *

* AND TELL YOUR HEART TO

BEAT AGAIN *

* YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN *

*

* YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN *

* BEAT...AGAIN

[APPLAUSE]

Terry: THAT'S

BEAUTIFUL, DANNY.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Terry: IT IS SO GREAT

TO HAVE YOU HERE.

THE WORDS TO THAT SONG, SO

POIGNANT, AND, REALLY, THIS

CAME OUT OF YOUR OWN

HEARTACHE.

LOSING MY WIFE ONE MONTH

BEFORE GOING ON THE SHOW

TOTALLY DEVASTATED ME.

AND IT'S FUNNY, IN THAT

POINT OF HOPELESSNESS -- AND

I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE

EXPERIENCE THAT -- GOD IS

TELLING YOU HE IS RIGHT

BESIDE YOU SAYING, NO, IT IS

NOT OVER YET.

GET YOUR HEART TO BEAT

AGAIN.

IT'S NOT OVER.

AND SO LITERALLY IT SAYS

YESTERDAY IS A CLOSING DOOR

AND YOU DON'T LIVE THERE

ANYMORE, AND SO MANY TIMES

WE LIVE IN THE PAIN OF

YESTERDAY AND THE WHY AND

THE QUESTIONS.

THAT'S WHAT INSPIRED ME TO

WRITE THE BOOK BECAUSE I

FELT GOD HAD GIVEN ME A

STORY AND STEPS TO GET

THROUGH IT.

Terry: YOUR BOOK IS

CALLED "HOPE IN FRONT OF ME,

FIND PURPOSE IN YOUR DARKEST

MOMENTS."

I'M SURE WITH THE LOSS OF

SOFIA THAT COMPETING ALMOST

HELPED YOU GET THROUGH IT

BECAUSE IT GAVE YOU

SOMETHING ELSE TO FOCUS ON.

IT REALLY DID.

AND IT'S SO FUNNY BECAUSE AT

THIS TIME I DIDN'T WANT TO

GO ON THIS SHOW.

IT WAS MY LAST OPPORTUNITY

BECAUSE I WAS OF THE AGE

LIMIT AND I MADE A PROMISE

TO MY WIFE.

BUT LITTLE DID I KNOW THAT

GOD WAS WRITING THE STORY

AND IT WAS A SET-UP.

HE WAS SAYING, TURN THAT

PAGE.

Terry: GOD IS ALWAYS

WRITING A STORY.

HE IS.

AND IT GETS GOODER AND

GOODER.

IT GETS BETTER.

I DIDN'T KNOW ON THE OTHER

SIDE OF THIS WAS SO MUCH

HEALING AND SO MUCH HOPE AND

SO MUCH OF A NEW LIFE.

BUT THERE WAS A POINT, AND I

SHARE THIS VERY DEEPLY IN

THE BOOK, GOD TOLD ME, YOU

HAVE TO FORCE YOURSELF TO

LET GO.

BECAUSE I WAS HANGING ON SO

TIGHTLY TO WHAT HAPPENED,

AND THE QUESTIONS WHY AND

NOT UNDERSTANDING.

GOD SAID TO FORCIBLY BREAK

YOUR GRIP.

IT IS LIKE A PLUG WAS PULLED

FROM MY HEART.

AND ALL OF THE EMOTIONS THAT

CAME WITH THE SITUATION CAME

OUT.

AND I WAS ABLE TO SEE THE

HOPE HE PUT IN FRONT OF ME.

Terry: HOPE IS WHAT IT

IS ALL ABOUT.

I JUST WANT TO SAY FOR THOSE

OF YOU WHO MIGHT BE

STRUGGLING AND HURTING WITH

SOMETHING IN YOUR OWN LIFE,

THIS BOOK WILL REALLY HELP

YOU FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET

FROM HERE TO THERE.

TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE

FOUNDATION SOFIA'S HEART.

LONG STORY SHORT, THERE

WAS AN INSURANCE STIPEN ON

HER LIFE THROUGH HER HEALTH

BENEFITS WE DIDN'T KNOW SHE

HAD.

I BASICALLY TOOK THAT MONEY

AND FOUNDED THE

ORGANIZATION.

DIDN'T KNOW WHAT I WAS

DOING, AND A FEW MINUTES

LATER, A MAN CAME AND GAVE

ME A BUILDING.

AND NOW WE'RE HELPING

FAMILIES.

WE'RE PROVIDING FOOD,

CLOTHING AND SHELTER.

AND NOT ONLY THAT, WE'RE

TAKING PROGRAMS AND HELPING

THEM DESIGN THEIR FUTURE.

THEY'RE FINDING HOME AT

SOFIA'S HEART.

Terry: THAT'S A ROMAN'S

8: 28 STORY, GOD TAKES

EVERYTHING FOR GOOD.

WE HAVE TO TRUST A

SOVEREIGN PLAN.

Terry: YOUR NEW C.D. IS

COMING OUT -- WHEN IS IT

COMING OUT?

IT COMES OUT IN THE

SPRING, 2014.

Terry: WHAT DO YOU WANT

PEOPLE TO WALK AWAY WITH

WHAT YOU'RE DOING?

I WANT THEM TO KNOW --

THE PROMISE I GIVE THEM IN

THE BOOK IS YOU'RE GOING TO

FIND PURPOSE IN YOUR DARKEST

MOMENT.

YOU HAVE TO KNOW THAT IT IS

NOT THE END.

YOU HAVE TO CLOSE THE DOOR

TO YESTERDAY.

AND YOU HAVE TO SAY, I MIGHT

NOT UNDERSTAND IT, BUT I

KNOW FAITH IN GOD, AND I

KNOW HE IS GOING TO WALK ME

THROUGH IT.

TAKE HIM BY THE HAND AND

TAKE HIM BY HIS WORD AND

FIND YOUR PURPOSE.

LITERALLY DID I KNOW THAT MY

LIFE WAS GOING TO BE

BROKEN.

BUT IN THE BROKENNESS IS

WHEN GOD MADE ME.

AND NOW SO MANY PEOPLE ARE

BENEFITING FROM THAT

BROKENNESS.

Terry: YOU KNOW, THAT'S

THE WAY GOD WORKS.

I THINK ABOUT HOW HE BROKE

THE BREAD AND FED

MULTITUDES.

YOU REMARRIED LAST YEAR, AND

YOU HAVE A NEW BABY.

I HAVE A NEW SON, BABY

DANNY.

IT'S THE PART I COULDN'T

SEE.

BUT I'M SO GLAD I DIDN'T

DISPAIR AND GIVE UP BECAUSE

ALL OF THIS WAS ON THE OTHER

SIDE.

Terry: EXACTLY.

EXACTLY.

WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR

BEING WITH US AND THE GREAT

MESSAGE OF HOPE THAT YOU

BRING.

FOR MORE WITH DANNY, GO TO

OUR WEBSITE, AND CLICK THE

"IN THE GREEN ROOM" LINK.

AND DANNY HAS WRITTEN THE

BOOK WE'RE TALKING ABOUT,

AND IT IS CALLED "HOPE IN

FRONT OF ME, FIND PURPOSE IN

YOUR DARKEST MOMENTS."

THIS IS AVAILABLE IN STORES

NATIONWIDE.

AND DON'T FORGET TO WATCH

FOR HIS SINGLE, "TELL YOUR

HEART TO BEAT AGAIN," AND IT

WILL DROP NEXT SPRING.

THIS FALL.

I'LL MAKE A POST AND LET YOU

KNOW WHEN IT IS COMING OUT.

Terry: THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

GREAT TO HAVE YOU WITH US.

PAT?

Pat: YOU KNOW, FOLKS,

YOU VERY GRACIOUSLY E-MAIL

US YOUR QUESTIONS, AND WE

TAKE THOSE QUESTIONS AND TRY

TO ANSWER SOME OF THEM ON

THIS PROGRAM.

SO WE'RE GOING TO LOOK AT

OUR IN BOX TO FIND OUT

ANOTHER ROUND.

LEE SAYS, "I'M ALWAYS

WONDERING HOW CHRISTIANS

DETERMINE THEIR SPIRITUAL

GIFTS.

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON

THAT?"

LEE, I'LL GIVE THAT A SHOT

WHEN WE COME BACK WITH

"BRING IT ON."

Wendy: DIAGNOSED WITH

AIDS --

WHY DID YOU ALLOW THIS TO

HAPPEN?

Wendy: AND GIVEN A YEAR

TO LIVE.

I COULD HARDLY GET MYSELF

OUT OF THE BED.

Wendy: HOW THIS MOM

SURVIVED THE DEATH

SENTENCE.

THAT'S WHEN I TOLD HIM, I

KNOW MY GOD CAN HEAL ME.@b

Wendy: LATER ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

Wendy: AND WELCOME BACK

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

DOCTORS AREN'T REQUIRED FOR

ALL ABORTIONS IN CALIFORNIA

NOW.

GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN HAS

SIGNED A BILL ALLOWING

PEOPLE WHO AREN'T DOCTORS,

LIKE NURSE PRACTITIONERS,

MIDWIVES, OR PHYSICIAN

ASSISTANTS TO DO AN EARLY

ABORTION.

THEY MUST GO THROUGH

TRAINING FIRST.

OPPONENTS SAY THE MOVE WILL

HURT THE STANDARDS OF HEALTH

CARE FOR WOMEN.

ANOTHER LEGAL BATTLE OVER

OBAMACARE.

15 INDIANA PUBLIC SCHOOL

DISTRICTS AND THE PUBLIC

STATE ARE SUING THE I.R.S.

OVER THE PENALTIES IT WILL

IMPOSE TO IMPLEMENT THE NEW

HEALTH CARE LAW.

THE LAWSUIT SAYS THE I.R.S.

CANNOT IMPOSE THE EMPLOYER

MANDATE REQUIREMENTS ON

STATE AND LOCAL

GOVERNMENTS.

STATE LEADERS SAY THE RULES

WILL FORCE THOSE GOVERNMENTS

TO CUT THE HOURS OF

PART-TIME EMPLOYEES TO AVOID

THOSE TAX PENALTIES.

ONE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR

SAYS THE AGENCY IS

OVERSTEPPING THE BOUNDARIES

CONGRESS CREATED AND THAT

ITS RULES WILL HARM THE

DISTRICT.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT CBN

NEW CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

YOU'RE WATCHING THIS SPECIAL

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

DELIGHTED TO HAVE ALL OF YOU

WITH US.

IN SOME PARTS OF THE WORL,

I WORLD, IT CAN BE

DIFFICULT TO FIND A

GOOD-PAYING JOB.

BUT AS ONE YOUNG MAN FROM

INDIA DISCOVERED, IT IS EVEN

MORE DIFFICULT TO FIND A JOB

WHEN YOU'RE PRACTICALLY

BLIND.

Reporter: ICVAL'S

STRUGGLE TO SUPPORT HIS

CHILDREN IN SOUTHERN INDIA,

ALL OF THE MONEY HE SAVED

WAS SPENT ON GETTING HELP

FOR HIS WIFE, WHO WAS

SUFFERING FROM BONE CANCER.

WE MOVED FOR TREATMENT.

WE WERE THERE FOR TWO

YEARS.

BUT SHE NEVER GOT BETTER.

AND EVENTUALLY DIED.

Terry: HIS SON,

MOHAMMED, WANTED TO HELP

BRING IN SOME INCOME, BUT HE

HAD A CATARACT IN HIS LEFT

EYE.

I WOULD LIKE TO WORK AS

AN AUTO MECHANIC, BUT THAT

CAN'T HAPPEN UNLESS I CAN

SEE CLEARLY.

WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY MONEY

TO PAY FOR MOHAMMED'S EYE

SURGERY.

WE ASKED ALL OF OUR FRIENDS,

BUT NO ONE WAS WILLING TO

HELP.

Terry: THEN THEY HEARD

ABOUT A HOSPITAL THAT

PARTNERED WITH CBN.

WHEN WE TOOK HIM TO THE

HOSPITAL, THEY TOLD US THAT

THEY WOULD GIVE US A FREE

CATARACT SURGERY.

Terry: WHEN THE BANDAGE

WAS REMOVED, IT WAS A GREAT

DAY FOR MOHAMMED AND HIS

FATHER.

THIS MEANS SO MUCH TO

US.

THE SURGERY HAS MADE IT

POSSIBLE FOR MY SON TO BE

INDEPENDENT.

Terry: NOT LONG AFTER

THAT, MOHAMMED STARTED

ON-THE-JOB TRAINING IN AN

AUTO SHOP.

HE IS LEARNING THE TRADE

QUICKLY SO HE CAN HELP

SUPPORT HIS FAMILY.

YOU NOT ONLY GAVE ME A

FREE CATARACT SURGERY, YOU

GAVE ME A NEW LIFE.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Pat: A NEW LIFE, HOPE.

HOPE.

IN THIS CASE, IT COSTS ABOUT

$80 FOR AN INTEROCULAR LENS,

SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

AND FOR $100 OR SO WE CAN

TAKE OUT A CATARACT AND PUT

A NEW LENS IN.

IT IS NOT THAT HARD.

THE DOCTORS ARE VERY SKILLED

IN DOING THAT NOW.

BUT IF YOU CAN'T HAVE SUCH A

DOCTOR BECAUSE YOU CAN'T

RAISE $100 OR $200, OR

WHATEVER THE ULTIMATE COST

IS, IT IS HOPELESS.

YOU GO BLIND.

WE CAN HELP PEOPLE WITH

SIGHT.

IT DOESN'T TAKE A LOT.

AND YOUR GIFT MAKES A HUGE

DIFFERENCE ALL AROUND THE

WORLD.

YOU'RE REACHING OUT IN THE

NAME OF THE LORD.

AND FOR THOSE WHO

PARTICIPATE AND JOIN OUR

"700 CLUB" AT 65 CENTS A

DAY, I WANT TO SEND YOU THIS

PREMIUM.

WE WERE UP IN THE MOUNTAIN

OF VIRGINIA, AND SCOTT ROSS

AND I TALKED ABOUT THE

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS THAT

PEOPLE HAVE ASKED.

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU

COULD ASK GOD ONE QUESTION?

WHAT WOULD IT BE?

AND THIS IS "HOW SHALL WE

NOW LIVE?"

AND PEOPLE APPRECIATE THAT.

AND YOU CAN GET THAT WHEN

YOU JOIN.

YOU HAVE A REPORT?

Terry: WELL, YOU KNOW

WHAT, I DO HAVE A REPORT.

CAN I JUST TELL YOU, WE HAVE

A VIEWER WHO -- LET ME FIND

WHERE I PUT THAT.

RIGHT HERE.

MARILYN SAID, "HOW SHALL WE

NOW LIVE IS A VERY GOOD AND

INFORMATIVE D.V.D.

I WANT TO MAKE SURE MY LOVED

ONES SEE IT.

THANK YOU."

Terry: THAT'S WHAT

WE'RE ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO

DO, PASS IT ON BECAUSE THESE

ARE QUESTIONS THAT LOTS OF

PEOPLE ARE ASKING.

DO YOU WANT TO ANSWER OUR

QUESTIONS?

Pat: IF YOU WISH.

Terry: I WISH.

THIS IS FROM LEE, WHO SAYS

"I HAVE ALWAYS WONDERED HOW

CHRISTIANS DETERMINE THEIR

SPIRITUAL GIFTS.

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY?

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON

THIS?"

Pat: I'M NOT SURE THE

BIBLE MAKES IT TOO TERRIBLY

CLEAR.

YOU JUST KNOW.

IF YOU HAVE A FEELING ABOUT

PRAYING FOR THE SICK AND ALL

OF A SUDDEN THEY START

GETTING WELL, YOU KNOW THAT

GOD HAS GIVEN YOU AN

ANOINTING TO PRAY FOR THE

SICK.

IF YOU HAVE A PROPHETIC WORD

AND YOU SPEAK A PROPHETIC

WORD, YOU SAY THE LORD HAS

GIFTED ME IN THIS REGARD.

BUT I DON'T THINK YOU SIT

AROUND SAYING, OH, GOD, WHAT

IS MY GIFT?

I DON'T THINK YOU DO THAT.

YOU JUST MOVE INTO THESE

THINGS, JUST LIKE A BABY

STARTS TO WALK, BECAUSE

INSIDE HIM IS A DESIRE TO

STAND UP AND WALK.

PEOPLE CAN HELP HIM, BUT

SOONER OR LATER HE WALKS.

Terry: BETH SAYS, "GOD

LED ME TO BECOME A DANCER

FOR MY CAREER, AND IT IS MY

PASSION.

HOWEVER, I'M ALWAYS IN PAIN,

AND PLAGUED WITH NEW AND

CHRON NICCHRONIC INJURIES.

IT MAKES DANCING EXTREMELY

DIFFICULT AND IT HOLDS ME

BACK.

I KNOW GOD HEALED US WHEN HE

WENT TO THE CROSS, AND I

ASKED, BUT THERE HAVEN'T

MADE ANY CHANGES.

WHY HASN'T GOD ANSWERED MY

PRAYER?"

Pat: I CAN'T TELL YOU

WHY GOD HASN'T ANSWERED YOUR

PRAYER, BUT DANCING IS VERY

HARD ON THE BODY.

MAYBE WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER,

YOU COULD DO ALL KINDS OF

SPLITS AND JUMPS, AND WHEN

YOU GET TO BE 25 OR OLDER,

YOU CAN'T.

I REMEMBER JOHN MCENROE

ASKING FOR PRAYER, I NEED A

NEW SET OF LEGS.

HIS LEGS WERE WEARING OUT ON

HIM.

PRAY FOR MY LEGS.

YOU WEAR OUT.

SO WHY DOESN'T GOD ANSWER

YOUR PRAYER?

WHAT GOD IS PROBABLY SHOWING

YOU IS YOU OUGHT TO FIND

SOMETHING ELSE TO DO AS A

HOBBY.

Terry: MAYBE TEACH.

Pat: MAYBE TEACH

DANCING, THAT'S RIGHT.

Terry: THIS IS FROM A

FRUSTRATED NEW WIFE WHO

SAYS, "MY HUSBAND'S EX-WIFE

IS NOT A NICE PERSON.

SHE WILL THROW AWAY BIRTHDAY

CAKES I MAKE FOR THE

CHILDREN, AND MUCH WORSE.

WE GO OUT OF OUR WAY TO KEEP

THE PEACE.

WHEN I SEE HER, I SMILE.

BUT SHE DOESN'T

RECIPROCATE.

WHY SHOULD THE CHILDREN

SUFFER BECAUSE OF HER?

ANY ADVICE?"

Pat: THE ADVICE IS GET

REAL.

SHE RESENTS YOU BITTERLY

BECAUSE YOU TOOK HER HUSBAND

AWAY FROM HER.

Terry: OR AT LEAST YOUR

ROLE IN HIS LIFE.

Pat: WHATEVER.

SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS NUMBER

ONE, AND NOW SHE IS NUMBER

NOT ONE.

YOU'RE NUMBER ONE AND SHE

RESENTS YOU.

Terry: SO THE CAKE

ALMOST BECOMES A LITTLE SALT

IN THE WOUNDS.

Pat: A LITTLE SALT IN

THE WOUNDS.

SHE GOT CUSTODY OF THE KIDS,

AND I DON'T KNOW WHY SHE

DID.

AND MOTHERS USUALLY GET

CHILDREN AS OPPOSED TO

FATHERS.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT WENT ON IN

THEIR MARRIAGE BEFORE THAT.

THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS

THAT I CANNOT ANSWER BECAUSE

I DON'T HAVE THE FACTS.

BUT ALL I WOULD SAY IS

CONTINUE TO SHOW LOVE.

BUT COOL IT ON THE CAKES.

YOU'RE WASTING YOUR TIME.

Terry: SAVE THE FLOUR.

THIS IS REDOLFA WHO

SAYS, "WHAT DOES THE BIBLE

SAY ABOUT WHAT MEN SHOULD

AND SHOULDN'T WEAR AT

CHURCH?"

Pat: CUTOFF JEANS AND

FLIP-FLOPS.

IT IS ASSUMED MEN WILL DRESS

MODESTLY.

I DON'T KNOW OF ANY DIRECT

INSTRUCTIONS.

I THINK SOME OF THE

CONGREGATIONS HAVE GONE TOO

FAR.

YOU'RE GOING TO THE HOUSE OF

THE LORD, AND I THINK WE

NEED TO SHOW SOME RESPECT.

YOU'RE COMING INTO THE HOUSE

OF GOD, AND THIS IS A

SPECIAL TIME OF WORSHIP, AND

IT IS A TIME WHEN YOU'RE

APPROACHING THE LORD.

YOU LOOK AT THE REGULATIONS

IN THE OLD TESTAMENT ABOUT

THE PRIESTS.

THE PRIESTS COULDN'T WALK UP

STEPS UNLESS HE SHOWED HIS

UNDERGARMENTS AND THINGS

LIKE THAT.

AND THEY WERE VERY

EXPRESSED.

AND YOU LOOK AT THE GARMENTS

OF THE HIGH PRIESTS.

THEY HAD ALL OF THESE ROBES

AND SPECIAL GARMENTS THAT

THEY WORE, WITH BELLS AND SO

ON.

I THINK COMING BEFORE THE

LORD, WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE

YOU'RE GOING BEFORE GOD.

I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT TO

RECOGNIZE IT.

FOR SOMEBODY TO SHOW UP IN

CHURCH AS THEY DO, IN CUTOFF

JEANS AND FLIP-FLOPS -- I

WAS BEING FACTITIOUS, BUT

THAT'S TRUE IN OUR AREA.

Terry: I THINK THAT

STARTED IN THE '70s.

Pat: THE JESUS PEOPLE,

THAT'S COOL.

BUT I THINK IT IS SAY LOOK,

REFERENCE.

IN THE OLD DAYS YOU NEEDED

TO DRESS UP TO GO TO

CHURCH.

YOU DON'T NEED DO D NEED TO

DO THAT NOW, BUT YOU NEED A

LITTLE DECORUM.

YOU NEED TO COME IN WITH A

CLEAN HEART.

Terry: DEBBIE SAYS, "I

BELIEVE THAT GOD IS A GOD OF

MIRACLES, BUT I DON'T THINK

EVERYONE ARE HEALED ON

EARTH, BUT SOME ARE HEALED

IN HEAVEN.

EVEN IN THE BIBLE, JESUS

DIDN'T HEAL EVERYONE.

A GREATER MIRACLE IS WHEN

GOD GIVES GRACE FOR PEOPLE

TO ENDURE A DIFFICULT

SICKNESS OR SITUATION.

WHY DON'T YOU SHARE THIS

PART OF GOD'S WILL AND

PLAN?"

Pat: I THINK YOU HAVE

WRITTEN YOUR PART AND IT'S

NOT IN THE BIBLE.

JESUS CAME TO HEAL.

EVERY SINGLE PERSON WHO CAME

TO JESUS AND ASKED FOR

HEALING GOT HEALED.

EVERY ONE.

IT IS A COP-OUT TO SAY, I'LL

PRAY, AND WHEN HE DIES HE'LL

GET HEALED.

THAT'S AN OUT FOR ALL OF

US.

BUT, OF COURSE, THERE WILL

BE HEALING WHEN WE GET A NEW

BODY AND WE HAVE A

RESURRECTION BODY.

Terry: SOME WON'T BE

HEALED IN HEAVEN -- ALL WILL

BE, RIGHT?

Pat: ALL WILL BE.

THERE WILL BE NO CRUTCHES,

NO TEARS, NO CRIPPLES, NO

SORROW.

BUT TO BUILD A THEOLOGY ON

THAT, I THINK, IS NOT

SCRIPTURAL.

SO WHY DON'T WE TALK ABOUT

IT?

I BELIEVE IT IS TRUE, BUT I

ALSO BELIEVE JESUS WANTS US

TO HAVE FAITH, AND HE WANTS

US TO COME TO THE POINT

WHERE WE REALLY, HONEST TO

GOODNESS BELIEVE HIM.

TO SAY IT IS THE WILL OF

GOD -- THAT IS THE GREATEST

OUT.

OH, GOD HEAL MRS. SMITH IF

IT BE THY WILL.

THAT'S A FAITH KILLER.

DON'T PRAY UNLESS IT IS HIS

WILL.

DETERMINE, FIRST OF ALL,

WHAT THE WILL IS, AND SPEAK

THE WORD OF THE LORD.

NOT PUT THAT FAITH KILLER

IN, IF IT BE THY WILL.

THEN THEY'RE OFF THE HOOK.

I DON'T BELIEVE THAT.

Terry: THANK YOU FOR

YOUR QUESTIONS.

WE APPRECIATE HEARING FROM

YOU.

UP NEXT, SHE DIDN'T DRINK,

SHE DIDN'T DO DRUGS, SHE

DIDN'T SLEEP AROUND, AND SHE

CONTRACTED AIDS.

GOD, WHY DID YOU ALLOW

THIS TO HAPPEN?

WHY DID YOU ALLOW THIS TO

HAPPEN?

Terry: HEAR HOW SHE

SURVIVED

AGAINST ALL ODDS,

WHEN WE RETURN.

Pat: THERE IS A DISEASE

CALLED AIDS.

THE LETTERS STAND FOR

ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY

SYNDROME.

AIDS.

WHERE DID IT COME FROM?

FROM WHAT I CAN GATHER, IT

CAME FROM AFRICA.

I THINK THE WORLD HEALTH

ORGANIZATION WAS DOING SOME

EXPERIMENTS IN THE CONGO ON

A MONKEY VIRUS.

A MONKEY INJECTION TO FIGHT

POLIO.

IT WASN'T AN INJECTION.

THEY PUT IT IN SUGAR CUBES

AND GAVE IT TO THESE

AFRICANS, A COUPLE HUNDRED

THOUSAND IN THE TEST.

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME WHEN

MONKEY DISEASES CROSSED INTO

THE HUMAN CONDITION.

AND OUT OF THAT HAS COME

THIS TERRIBLE THING.

IT SEEMS TO BE TRANSMITTED

SO OFTEN THROUGH SEXUAL

CONTACT.

AND IT WAS RIFE IN THE

HOMOSEXUAL COMMUNITY, BUT

HAS SINCE JUMPED INTO THE

HETEROSEXUAL COMMUNITY.

AS FAR AS WE KNOW THERE IS

NO CURE FOR AIDS BECAUSE

THIS DISEASE PROGRESSIVELY

WEAKENS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

WHERE THE BODY CAN'T DEFEND

ITSELF AGAINST OTHER KINDS

OF ILLNESSES.

SO WHEN DOCTORS TOLD

ELIZABETH THAT SHE HAD THE

AIDS VIRUS, THEY ALSO SAID

IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME

BEFORE SHE DIED.

BUT ELIZABETH HAD A

DIFFERENT OPINION.

SHE THOUGHT IT WAS JUST A

MATTER OF TIME BEFORE SHE

WOULD BE HEALED.

WATCH THIS.

I MET OLIVER JUST WALKING

DOWN THE STREET ONE DAY.

AND IT'S LIKE I KNEW HIM,

BUT I DIDN'T REALLY KNOW

HIM.

Reporter: LIZ CHARITY

WAS A SINGLE WOMAN WHO

WASN'T LOOKING FOR A

RELATIONSHIP.

BUT THEN SHE MET OLIVER.

IT WASN'T LONG BEFORE THEY

WERE HAPPILY MARRIED.

BUT THREE YEARS LATER, HIS

HEALTH STARTED TO FAIL.

I BEGAN TO SEE SOMETHING

OF THIS MAN, LOSING WEIGHT.

HE WAS GETTING VERY SICK.

AND THAT'S WHEN GOD TOLD ME

TO START PRAYING FOR HIM.

Reporter: BUT OLIVIERE

FUSEOLIVER REFUSED TO GO TO

A DOCTOR.

EVENTUALLY LIZ STARTED

HAVING HEALTH ISSUES.

I GOT RASHES.

I WAS FEELING SORT OF

SICKLY, AND THAT'S WHEN I

WENT IN FOR PHYSICAL.

Reporter: LIZ WAS NOT

PREPARED FOR WHAT SHE WOULD

HEAR NEXT.

SHE AND HER HUSBAND HAD

AIDS.

SHE CONTRACTED THE VIRUS

FROM HIM, AND THEY HAD LESS

THAN A YEAR TO LIVE.

GOD, WHY DID YOU ALLOW

THIS TO HAPPEN?

WHY DID YOU ALLOW THIS TO

HAPPEN?

Reporter: HER SON,

ANTOINE, REMEMBERS WHAT HIS

MOM TOLD HIM.

I WAS HURT.

I WAS SCARED.

IN DENIAL.

NOT MY MOTHER.

SHE DIDN'T SLEEP AROUND.

SHE DIDN'T PARTY.

SHE DIDN'T DRINK.

SHE DIDN'T SMOKE.

WHY MY MOTHER, GOD?

Reporter: HER HUSBAND

EVENTUALLY DIED FROM A BRAIN

INFECTION.

AS THE MONTHS PASSED, THE

DISEASE RAVAGED LIZ'S IMMUNE

SYSTEM AND HER BODY.

DR. DAVID WHEELER REMEMBERS

MEETING HER FOR THE FIRST

TIME.

SHE HAD PRETTY ADVANCED

DISEASE AND HAD LOST A LOT

OF WEIGHT.

AND SOME EVIDENCE OF A

SUPPRESSED IMMUNE SYSTEM

WITH, I THINK I RECALL,

MAYBE A YEAST INFECTION IN

HER MONTH, AND REALLY QUITE

DEBILITATED.

Reporter: SHE AND HER

TWO SONS PRAYED FOR A

MIRACLE.

I ASKED GOD, LET YOUR

WILL BE DONE ON MY MOM'S

LIFE, HEAL HER BODY.

Reporter: THEN SHE

LEARNED SHE HAD A BRAIN

INFECTION, THE SAME THING

THAT KILLED HER HUSBAND.

DURING THAT TIME, I

REALLY WENT INTO PRAYER.

AND I SAID, LORD, I KNOW YOU

SAID THAT YOU WOULD HEAL

ME.

I'M GOING TO HAVE TO TOTALLY

TRUST YOU TO HEAL ME.

Reporter: SOON THE

INFECTION CLEARED UP,

HOWEVER, SHE STILL HAD TO

TAKE MEDICATION TO BUILD HER

IMMUNE SYSTEM.

BUT THE MEDICINE HAD SEVERE

SIDE EFFECTS.

THAT MEDICINE THAT I WAS

TAKING, IT HAD ME TO BREAK

OUT IN HIVES.

I WAS SWOLLEN AND I WAS

SICK.

IT WAS LIKE I COULD HARDLY

GET MYSELF OUT OF THE BED.

Reporter: DR. WHEELER

GAVE LIZ A NEW ANTIRETRAL

THERAPY TO REBUILD HER

IMMUNE SYSTEM.

SHE BELIEVES THE TREATMENT

WAS AN ANSWER TO PRAYER.

MY IMMUNE SYSTEM

CONTINUED TO HEAL.

I HEARD THE HOLY SPIRIT

SPEAK TO ME, AND HE SAID, I

HAVE SUSTAINED YOU UNTIL HIS

MEDICINE WAS MADE.

Reporter: DOCTORS WERE

AMAZED THAT EVEN AFTER SHE

WAS GIVEN ONE YEAR TO LIVE,

LIZ SURVIVED TWO MORE YEARS

AND NOW SHE IS HEALTHY

AGAIN.

SHE WAS ABLE TO RECOVER

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND AGAIN

THE WEIGHT BACK.

HER BODY THEN FOUGHT OFF

THESE ANNOYING,

OPPORTUNISTIC CONDITIONS.

AND ALL OF THE TIME THAT HER

DOCTORS COULD CHECK THE

BLOOD SAMPLE AND SEE THAT

THE VIRUS WAS STILL

UNDETECTABLE.

Reporter: AND TODAY THE

VIRUS IS STILL

UNDETECTABLE.

LIZ IS DOWN FROM TAKING A

DOZEN PILLS A DAY TO ONLY

ONE.

THROUGHOUT

THE ENTIRE

ORDEAL, LIZ BELIEVED GOD

WOULD MAKE A WAY FOR HER TO

BE HEALED.

EVEN AT THAT TIME, WHEN

THEY WAS SAYING, DO YOU

REALIZE WHAT YOU HAVE?

THAT'S WHEN I TOLD THEM, I

KNOW MY GOD CAN HEAL ME.

I TOLD PEOPLE THEY NEED

THREE THINGS: THEY NEED TO

TAKE THEIR MEDICINES, THEY

NEED SOMEONE TO STICK WITH

THEM FOR SIX TO 12 MONTHS,

FAMILY MEMBERS, SPOUSE,

FRIEND, AND THEY HAVE TO

HAVE THAT WILL TO LIVE.

FOR A NUMBER OF PEOPLE IT IS

THEIR SPIRITUAL BASIS THAT

GETS THEM THROUGH THAT.

I KNOW GOD ANSWERS

PRAYERS BECAUSE MY MOM IS A

LIVING MIRACLE.

SHE HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO

SEE ME GET MARRIED.

SHE HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO

SEE THE TWO GRANDCHILDREN

SHE LOVES TO DEATH.

SHE HAS THE OPPORTUNITY JUST

TO BE HERE.

I COULDN'T IMAGINE HER NOT

BEING HERE AT THIS TIME IN

MY LIFE.

Reporter: FOR LIZ, LIFE

HAS TAKEN ON A NEW MEANING.

I START ENJOYING THE

LITTLE THINGS IN LIFE, LIKE

MY GRANDCHILDREN AND MY SONS

AND MY DAUGHTER-IN-LAWS, AND

I LOVE TO TAKE THOSE LONG

WALKS WHERE GOD AND I CAN

COMMUNE AND TALK.

IT IS SO WONDERFUL TO BE

ABLE TO KNOW THAT GOD LOVES

ME THAT MUCH.

THAT HE WAS ABLE TO MAKE ME

LIVE IN SPITE OF DEATH.

HE COULD ACTUALLY SPEAK TO

IT AND SAY MOVE.

AND YOU CAN CONTINUE TO WALK

IN THE FULLNESS OF LIFE

BECAUSE OF THE BLOOD OF

JESUS.

Pat: LIFE AND HEALTH IS

A WONDERFUL THING, AND WE'RE

GOING TO PRAY.

Terry: EDITH SAYS, AT

14 SHE HAD SURGERY FOR A

BROKEN BONE IN HER FOOT.

AND SHE CONTINUED TO HAVE

TROUBLE WITH SWELLING AND

PAIN.

SHE HAD NO MEDICAL

INSURANCE.

ONLY USED OVER-THE-COUNTER

MEDICATION, BUT SHE HEARD

YOU GIVE THIS WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE: WHEREVER YOU ARE,

RECEIVE AN ANSWER AND

DECLARE IT NOW.

SHE PLACED A HAND ON HER

ANKLE, DECLARED IT TO BE

HEALED, AND SHORTLY

THEREAFTER SHE WAS WALKING

HER DOG FOR MILES AT A TIME,

AND SHE HASN'T HAD ANY PAIN

SINCE.

Pat: THE POWER OF THE

LORD IS GREAT.

HE IS GREATER THAN BROKEN

BONES, HE IS GREATER THAN

AIDS, HE IS GREATER THAN ALL

OF IT.

FATHER, TERRY AND I JOIN

HANDS RIGHT NOW.

WE COME AGAINST SICKNESS, WE

COME AGAINST DISEASE, WE

COME AGAINST THE SPIRIT OF

INFIRMITY.

IN THE NAME OF JESUS, LET

HEALING TAKE PLACE IN YOUR

BODY, AND MAY YOU KNOW HIS

ANOINTING IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

WELL, THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME

WE'VE GOT, THANKS SO MUCH

FOR BEING WITH US.

THANK YOU FOR THOSE

QUESTIONS.

YOU CAN CALL, BY THE WAY.

PEOPLE ARE ON THE PHONES.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM FROM THE PSALM:

"WEEPING MAY ENDURE FOR A

NIGHT, BUT JOY COMES IN THE

MORNING."

FOR JOHN, WENDY, TERRY AND

I, THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON.

AND LORD WILLING, THIS

PROGRAM WILL BE ON AT THE

SAME TIME TOMORROW.

SEE YOU THEN.

BYE-BYE.

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