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The 700 Club - Oct. 30, 2013

Victoria Hearst, granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst details her faith journey. Plus, NFL Pro Bowl offensive lineman Russell Okung shares how, as a five year-old he was forced to deal with the loss of his father. Read Transcript


HAS GOVERNMENT SPYING

GONE TOO FAR?

FORMER ATTORNEY-GENERAL JOHN

ASHCROFT WEIGHS IN.

PLUS, HE IS 6' 5,"

310 POUNDS.

PROTECTOR, A ROCK, IM

MOVABLE.

HIS JOB IS TO PROTECT THE

QUARTERBACK.

HALF THE TIME, PEOPLE

DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT YOU'RE

DOING.

FIND OUT WHO PROTECTS

HIM.

YOU'RE THE MAN OF THE

HOUSE NOW.

I'VE GOT TO TAKE CARE OF

EVERYTHING.

*

[APPLAUSE]

Pat: WELCOME, LADIES

AND GENTLEMEN, TO THIS

EDITION OF "THE 700 CLUB."

WELL, THE PRESS IS BUZZING

ABOUT THE STATEMENTS OF THE

PRESIDENT.

IF YOU LIKE YOUR HEALTH CARE

COVERAGE, YOU CAN KEEP IT.

WELL, THAT'S BEEN CHANGED.

IF I LIKE YOUR HEALTH CARE

COVERAGE, YOU CAN KEEP IT.

IF I DON'T, I'M GOING TO GET

YOU ONE MORE EXPENSIVE.

BECAUSE WE THINK, IN THE

GOVERNMENT, YOU SHOULDN'T BE

DRIVING THOSE CRUMMY

CHEVROLETS.

YOU SHOULD BE DRIVING

CADILLACS.

BECAUSE WE WANT EVERYBODY TO

IN A CADILLAC, REGARDLESS OF

WHETHER THEY CAN AFFORD IT

OR NOT.

DO YOU HAVE A CADILLAC?

Wendy: I DON'T.

Pat: WELL, MR. OBAMA

LIKES CADILLACS, AND HE

WANTS EVERYBODY TO HAVE A

CADILLAC HEALTH PLAN.

AND IF THEY CAN'T DO IT, HE

IS GOING TO MAKE SURE THE

INSURANCE COMPANIES CANCEL

THEM SO YOU CAN'T HAVE ONE.

Wendy: IT IS

HEARTBREAKING TO HEAR THE

STORIES OF PEOPLE WHO CAN'T

AFFORD THEIR HEALTH

INSURANCE.

Pat: IT HAS JUST ONLY

BEGUN.

WAIT UNTIL MARCH, WHEN THE

WOMEN OF AMERICA FIND OUT

WHAT IS BEING DONE TO THEM.

TODAY CONGRESS HAS GOT A

SHOT AT KATHLEEN SEBELIUS.

SHE IS THE SECRETARY OF

H.H.S.

AND SHE IS GOING TO BLAME

ALL THE PROBLEMS WITH THE

HEALTH CARE ON THE TERRIBLE

PEOPLE WHO DID THE

SOFTWARE.

Wendy: WELL, SOME

REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING FOR

KATHLEEN SEBELIUS TO

RESIGN.

THEY WANT TO KNOW WHO IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FAIL OF

OBAMACARE.

EPHRAIM GRAHAM HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION CONTINUES TO

TRY TO DISTANCE ITSELF FROM

THE FAILURES OF THE

OBAMACARE WEBSITE.

TODAY HEALTH AND HUMAN

SERVICES SECRETARY KATHLEEN

SEBELIUS FACES CONGRESS.

SHE IS SET TO BLAME THE

SITE'S PROBLEMS ON THE

CONTRACTORS WHO BUILT IT.

BUT DOCUMENTS SHOW THAT

ARGUMENT MAY NOT HOLD UP.

THE MAIN CONTRACTOR APPEARS

TO HAVE WARNED THE

GOVERNMENT ABOUT ISSUES WITH

THE SITE BEFORE IT WENT

LIVE.

KATHLEEN SEBELIUS ISN'T THE

ONLY MEMBER OF THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION CASTING BLAME

ELSEWHERE.

TUESDAY, LAWMAKERS

CONFRONTED MEDICARE CHIEF

MARILYN TAFANER, ABOUT THE

WAVE OF CANCELLATION NOTICES

HITTING MILLIONS OF

AMERICANS WHO BUY THEIR OWN

INSURANCE.

I'VE HEARD FROM HUNDREDS

OF MY CONSTITUENTS, WHO ARE

SEEING THEIR PREMIUMS RISE,

THEY'RE SEEING THEIR

POLICIES BEING CANCELLED.

Reporter: CAVENER SAID

IN MOST CASES, PEOPLE CAN

FIND BETTER REPLACEMENT

PLANS.

BUT FOR MANY AMERICANS,

THAT'S NOT THE CASEMENT.

I'M NOT GOING TO BE ABLE

TO AFFORD ANYTHING IF I EVER

GET SICK.

Reporter: CRITICS SAY

ONE KEY REASON FOR THE COST

OF INSURANCE GOING UP FOR SO

MANY PEOPLE IS OBAMACARE

FORCES THEM TO BUY MORE

EXPENSIVE POLICIES THAT

PROVIDE MORE COVERAGE THAN

THEY EITHER WANT OR NEED.

NEWT GINGRICH TOLD PEOPLE,

MANY PEOPLE HAVE TO FIND OUT

THE HARD WAY.

THE PRESIDENT'S PROMISES

ABOUT OBAMACARE SIMPLY WERE

NOT TRUE.

WE'RE DISCOVERING WHEN

YOU GET SOME OF THESE PLANS,

THEY DON'T HAVE YOUR DOCTOR

OR HEALTH PLAN.

THE PRESIDENT HAS PROMISED

YOU CAN KEEP YOUR DOCTOR,

WHICH WILL ONCE AGAIN PROVE

NOT TO BE TRUE.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS.

Pat: YOU KNOW, IF I GET

HEALTH CARE FROM ONE OF

THESE PLANS, I'VE GOT TO GET

MATERNITY COVERAGE, AND I

REALLY DON'T WANT IT.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: I DON'T THINK I

NEED IT.

Wendy: I DON'T THINK

YOU NEED IT.

MAYBE YOU NEED COVERAGE FOR

BEING A GREAT GRANDPARENT.

Pat: THEY DON'T HAVE IT

FOR THAT.

BUT, IN ANY EVENT -- IT'S

CRAZY.

IT ISN'T JUST BIG BROTHER

OPERATING THIS WAY.

BIG BROTHER DOESN'T LIKE

SOME GREEN.

THEY WANT GREEN IN SOME

THINGS, AND THEY DON'T LIKE

GREEN IN OTHERS.

AND THEY WANT TO PROTECT THE

EELS, BUT THEY WANT TO KILL

THE GIANT FARMS OF WIND

TURBINES.

THERE IS ANOTHER GROUP OF

AMERICANS WHO IS PROTESTING

THE POLICIES OF THIS

ADMINISTRATION.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: PAT,

THOUSANDS OF COAL WORKERS

AND OFFICIALS RALLIED ON

CAPITOL HILL AGAINST WHAT

SOME CRITICS CALL THE WHITE

HOUSE'S WAR ON COAL.

THEY'RE WARNING IF THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION AND E.P.A.

HAVE THEIR WAY, AMERICANS

WILL BE PAYING MUCH HIGHER

ENERGY PRICES.

AND AS PAUL STRAND REPORTS,

THEY SAY THOUSANDS OF JOBS

ACROSS COAL COUNTRY WILL BE

KILLED.

Reporter: THE RALLY FOR

AMERICAN JOBS WAS MEANT TO

HIGHLIGHT WHAT THOSE

TARGETED CALL A WAR ON

COAL.

MANY IN THE CROWD ON CAPITOL

HILL ARE THE WORKERS AND

FAMILIES WHO WILL LOSE THEIR

JOBS AND PAYCHECKS IF THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND

E.P.A. ARE LEFT ALONE TO

REGULATE COAL TO DEATH.

IF THEY DESTROY COAL,

THIS COUNTRY IS DESTROYED.

40% OF OUR ELECTRICITY ALONE

IS GENERATED BY COALMENT.

Reporter: ROGER HORTON

OF "CITIZENS FOR COAL" SAYS

THE E.P.A. HAS HIT THE

INDUSTRY WITH REGULATIONS SO

TOUGH, NO INDUSTRY COULD

MEASURE UP.

THEY HAVE TIGHTEN DOWN

REGULATION THROUGH

REGULATION DOWN THROUGH THE

YEARS AND ENDED UP PUTTING

US OUT OF BUSINESS PRETTY

MUCH.

Reporter: THESE PEOPLE

RALLIED ON CAPITOL HILL

BECAUSE ONLY CONGRESS OR THE

COURTS CAN STOP THE E.P.A.

WE'RE TRYING TO REACH THE

HEARTS AND MINDS IN THE

HALLS IN FRONT OF ME, TO GET

THEM TO UNDERSTAND THAT COAL

MINING IS MUCH MORE THAN AN

ENERGY SOURCE.

IT IS PEOPLE.

I WAS LAID OFF FROM A

COAL MINE.

AND TRYING TO FIND A JOB

SOMEWHERE, WHICH IS ALMOST

NON-EXISTENT.

IF YOU DO FIND A JOB, IT IS

LOW PAYING.

Reporter: AND IT

RIPPLES OUT ACROSS THE

COMMUNITY.

THERE ARE 10 TO 12 JOBS

FOR EVERY COAL MINER OUT

THERE.

Reporter: AND THEN

THERE IS THE EFFECT ON

PERSONAL LIVES WHEN JOBS GET

KILLED.

I HAVE SEEN DIVORCES,

DRUG ABUSES, PEOPLE HAVING

TO LOSE THEIR HOMES.

I GOT DIVORCED.

THINGS DIDN'T GO RIGHT.

AND IT CAUSED A LOT OF

FAMILY PROBLEMS.

THEY'VE LOST THEIR

VEHICLES, LEAVE THEIR

HOMES.

IT IS JUST NOT FAIR.

Reporter: THE PRO-COAL

PROTESTORS BLAME NOT JUST

THE E.P.A., BUT A PRESIDENT

WHO'S ENVIRONMENTAL

STANDARDS GO WAY PAST WHAT

THEY BELIEVE IS REASONABLE.

THERE WAS A LOT OF

POLLUTION.

AND WE CHEEND U CLEANED UP

A LOT OF THINGS, THE WATER

AND THE AIR.

IT IS TO WHAT EXTREME YOU

WANT TO TAKE THAT.

WE DON'T WANT A HANDOUT.

ALL WE WANT TO DO IS WORK.

THEY'RE NOT LISTENING.

THEY KEEP THROWING

EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD IN

OUR PATH.

Reporter: PAUL STRAND,

CBN NEWS, CAPITOL HILL.

AND CONGRESS HELD A

HEARING ON THE IMPACT OF THE

E.P.A.'s ACTIONS ON

TUESDAY.

ONE KENTUCKY JUDGE SAYS THEY

HAVE WIPED OUT THE JOBS OF

750 PEOPLE IN THE PAST FEW

YEARS.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS

ANNOUNCED IT WILL OPPOSE

PUBLIC FINANCING FOR NEW

COAL PLANTS IN OTHER

COUNTRIES IF THEY DON'T MEET

U.S. STANDARDS.

Pat: WELL, I HAVE WITH

ME A LADY FROM WEST

VIRGINIA, WHO WORKED FOR THE

GOVERNOR OF WEST VIRGINIA.

HOW IS THIS PLAYING OVER

THERE IN COAL COUNTRY?

Wendy: I DON'T

UNDERSTAND WHY THEY WANT TO

THROW THE BABY OUT WITH THE

BATH WATER.

COAL IS SO USEFUL.

IT IS SUCH A PART OUR

COUNTRY.

AND FOR WEST VIRGINIANS,

THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT

THING ON THE TABLE FOR THEM

RIGHT NOW.

Pat: I'VE BEEN OVER

THERE DOING FOOD

DISTRIBUTION TO SOME OF

THOSE FOLKS IN THE HOOT AND

HOLLER AREAS, AND THEY'RE

JUST GOOD PEOPLE.

I LOVE THEM.

AND TO THINK THAT THIS

ADMINISTRATION IS GOING TO

DELIBERATELY PUT THOSE

PEOPLE OUT OF WORK.

HOW CRUEL CAN YOU GET?

THEY TALK ABOUT I WANT TO

HELP THE MIDDLE CLASS.

BOLOGNA.

THIS IS WHAT THESE

SOCIALISTS DO.

THEY DON'T CARE.

AND SOME EGGHEAD SITS IN AN

OFFICE UP IN WASHINGTON, AND

HE MAKES RULES THAT AFFECT

MILLIONS OF WORKING

AMERICANS, BREAKS UP

FAMILIES.

THEY DO NOW HAVE TECHNOLOGY

TO CLEAN UP THE EMISSIONS

FROM COAL, AND THAT'S WHAT

WE OUGHT TO BE FOCUSING ON.

IF COAL IS DIRTY, CLEAN UP

THE AIR, PUT SCRUBBERS IN

AND THAT KIND OF THING.

BUT WHAT THEY'RE DOING IS

OUTRAGEOUS.

AND THE ACTIVISTS IN CHARGE

OF THE E.P.A., THEY'RE

FANATICS.

THEY ARE FANATICS.

I ENCOUNTERED THEM IN

CALIFORNIA.

BELIEVE ME, THEY ARE

FANATICS.

AND THEY ARE IN CHARGE.

THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT THE

IMPACT OF THESE JOBS.

THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT WHAT

HAPPENS TO FAMILIES.

ALL THEY CARE ABOUT IS THEIR

PHILOSOPHY.

AND IF THE STUFF HURTS

PEOPLE, TOO BAD.

THEY'RE GOING TO CLEAN UP

THE ENVIRONMENT.

OR THEY'RE GOING TO PROTECT

THE WILDERNESS.

OR THEY'RE GOING TO GIVE

EVERYBODY THE RIGHT KIND OF

HEALTH CARE, REGARDLESS OF

WHETHER THE PEOPLE WANT IT

OR NOT.

THAT'S SOCIALISM.

IT'S COMMUNISM.

AND IT IS TIME THE PEOPLE

STOOD UP AND SAID NO MORE.

NO MAS.

JOHN?

Reporter: PAT, THE HEAD

OF THE NATION'S INTELLIGENCE

COMMITTEE TOLD CONGRESS

SPYING ON FOREIGN ALLIES IS

NECESSARY AND NOTHING NEW.

AND HE SAID THEY DO IT TO

THE U.S. AS WELL.

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

DIRECTOR JAMES CLAPPER SAID

COLLECTING EUROPEAN PHONE

RECORDS WAS DONE WITH THE

HELP OF GOVERNMENTS OVER

THERE.

AND HE SAID THE OUTRAGE IN

EUROPE IS OVERBLOWN.

WE DO NOT SPY ON ANYONE,

EXCEPT FOR VALID, FOREIGN

INTELLIGENCE PURPOSE, AND WE

ONLY WORK WITHIN THE LAW.

Reporter: MEANWHILE,

DEMOCRATIC SENATOR DIANNE

FEINSTEIN IS BREAKING RANK

AND SAYING SHE WILL LAUNCH A

CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF ALL

OF THE U.S. SPY PROGRAMS.

FEINSTEIN SHARES THE SENATE

INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE,

TYPICALLY NOTED FOR

SUPPORTING PRESIDENT OBAMA

AND THE N.S.A.

THERE IS NEW CONSTRUCTION IN

EAST JERUSALEM IN AN AREA

THAT PALESTINIANS DECLARE IS

PART OF THEIR STATE.

THEY WANT TO DIVIDE ISRAEL,

SOMETHING ISRAEL ADAMANTLY

OPPOSES.

THE RELEASE OF PEOPLE IS

MEANT TO BRING ITS LEADERS

BACK TO THE NEGOTIATING

TABLE TO TALK PEACE.

ALL OF THOSE RELEASED WERE

CONNECTED TO THE MURDERS OF

ISRAELI CITIZENS, INCLUDING

A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR.

THE PRISONERS WERE WELCOMED

AS HEROS IN PALESTINIAN

TERRITORIES.

EXPERTS SAY PARENTS ARE

CLUELESS ABOUT THE HARMFUL

EFFECTS TOO MUCH TECHNOLOGY

HAS ON THEIR KIDS.

SO THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF

PEDIATRICS JUST TIGHTENED

ITS GUIDELINES FOR HOW MUCH

SCREEN TIME IS OKAY.

HEALTH REPORTER LORI JOHNSON

SHOWS US WHAT THEY AREMENT.

Reporter ARE.

Reporter: WHETHER IT IS

TV, VIDEO GAMES, SMARTPHONES

OR TABLETS, MANY KIDS SPEND

MORE TIME LOOKING AT A

SCREEN THAN THEY DO ANYTHING

ELSE, INCLUDING SCHOOL AND

SLEEP.

FOR CHILDREN BETWEEN 8 AND

18, THAT ADDS UP TO AN

AVERAGE OF SEVEN HOURS A

DAY.

EVEN BABIES ARE PLUGGED IN,

WITH 40% UNDER AGE TWO

HAVING USED A SMARTPHONE OR

TABLET.

THE NEW RULES INCLUDE NO

SCREEN TIME AT ALL FOR KIDS

UNDER TWO.

FOR OLDER CHILDREN, TWO

HOURS A DAY, TOPS.

NO TECHNOLOGY IN A CHILD'S

BEDROOM, AND WHEN KIDS WATCH

TV, IT SHOULD BE WITH

PARENTS WHO CAN THEN DISCUSS

THE CONTENT.

USE THE MEDIA

CONSTRUCTIVELY.

IF YOU CO-VIEW WITH YOUR

KIDS, THAT WILL DOWNLOAD

YOUR MESSAGES RATHER THAN

WHAT THEY'RE GETTING FROM

THE SCREEN.

Reporter: RESEARCH

SHOWS TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME

CAN LEAD TO SEXUAL

PROMISCUITY, BULLYING,

OBESITY, POOR PERFORMANCE AT

SCHOOL AND SLEEP PROBLEMS.

PEDIATRICIAN DR. HARVEY CARP

HAS WRITTEN SEVERAL

BEST-SELLING BOOKS.

HE SUGGESTS TURNING OFF ALL

ELECTRONICS AT LEAST 30

MINUTES BEFORE BEDTIME.

LIGHT ACTUALLY GOES IN

THROUGH YOUR EYES AND IT

TURNS OFF MELATONIN, WHICH

IS YOUR BRAINS NORMAL SLEEP

HORMONE.

SO LOOKING AT D.V.D.s AND

TELEVISIONS RIGHT BEFORE

BEDTIME DISTURBS THE CHILD'S

SLEEP AND MAKES IT HARDER

FOR THEM TO FALL ASLEEP.

Reporter: ACCORDING TO

OUR CHILDREN'S DOCTORS,

PARENTS NEED TO TAKE BACK

CONTROL OF HIGH-TECH

ENTERTAINMENT.

LORI JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

PAT, SOME OF THE

GUIDELINES, ESPECIALLY THOSE

WHERE YOU TURN OFF YOUR

TECHNOLOGY 30 MINUTES BEFORE

BEDTIME, I THINK APPLIES TO

ADULTS AS WELL.

Pat: IT SURE DOES.

THERE IS NO QUESTION ABOUT

IT.

I GREW UP IN A TIME WHEN WE

DIDN'T HAVE TELEVISION.

Wendy: ISN'T THAT

AMAZING?

AND NOW YOU'VE BEEN IN TV

FOR OVER 50 YEARS.

Pat: AND I READ BOOKS

VORACIOUSLY.

THAT WAS MY BIG TREAT.

BUT, YOU KNOW, THE LIGHTS

WENT OUT.

WE DIDN'T SIT UP HALF THE

NIGHT READING OR WATCHING

ANYTHING.

Wendy: THINK OF THOSE

TIMES.

DOESN'T IT SOUND WELFARE.

Pat WONDERFUL?

Pat: IT IS.

Wendy: I DON'T KEEP ANY

ELECTRONICS IN MY BEDROOM.

I TRY TO MAKE IT A PLACE FOR

SLEEP.

DO YOU HAVE A TV IN YOUR

BEDROOM?

Pat: WELL, THEY'RE

EVERYWHERE.

I WANT TO TURN IT OFF.

I HAVE A WIFE WHO LIKES TO

WATCH SOME STUFF.

I SAY, LISTEN, I'M SORRY --

Wendy: I CAN'T SLEEP TO

THE TV.

Pat: NO WAY.

Wendy: WELL, COMING UP,

IT IS A SIDE OF FORMER U.S.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL JOHN

ASHCROFT THAT YOU MAY NOT

KNOW ABOUT.

HE IS A MUSICIAN, A REALLY

GOOD ONE, AND A LOVER OF

CLASSIC HYMNS.

HE'LL TELL US MUCH MORE

ABOUT THAT WHEN WE COME

BACK.

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*

Pat: HOW DOES THIS

SOUND AS A COMPLIMENT, A MAN

OF INTEGRITY, A MAN OF GREAT

JUDGMENT, AND A MAN WHO

KNOWS THE LAW.

THAT'S HOW PRESIDENT GEORGE

BUSH DESCRIBED JOHN

ASHCROFT, A MAN HE NOMINATED

TO SERVE AS U.S.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

HE IS ALSO CALLED THE

ARCHITECT OF THE PATRIOT

ACT.

IT IS A PLEASURE TO WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB," A

DEAR FRIEND OF MANY YEARS,

FORMER ATTORNEY-GENERAL JOHN

ASHCROFT.

JOHN, GOOD TO HAVE YOU WITH

US TODAY.

THANK YOU.

PAT, IT IS ALWAYS GREAT

TO BE WITH YOU, AND I THANK

YOU FOR YOUR MINISTRY AND

WHAT YOU MEAN TO AMERICA.

KEEP TELLING THE TRUTH AND

KEEP CALLING IT LIKE IT IS.

Pat: I'LL DO IT.

IT ISN'T ALWAYS EASY, JOHN,

YOU KNOW THAT.

LET ME ASK YOU ON THAT

PATRIOT ACT, DID SENSON

BRENNER WRITE THAT OR DID

YOU RIGHT THAT OR DID YOU

WORK TOGETHER?

HOW DID YOU GET IT CRAFTED?

REALLY, 9/11 -- THE

TRAGEDY OCCURRED ON TUESDAY

AND BY SATURDAY MEMBERS OF

THE DEPARTMENT THAT PUT

TOGETHER A COLLECTION OF LAW

ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES THAT

EXISTED FOR A VARIETY OF

CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES, BUT

DIDN'T APPLY TO TERRORISM.

AND THAT'S BASICALLY WHAT

THE PATRIOT ACT WAS.

IT WAS SWEEPING TESTED AND

TRIED LAW ENFORCEMENT

CAPACITIES AND PUTTING THEM

INTO A LAW THAT WOULD ALSO

MAKE THOSE AVAILABLE IN THE

WAR ON TERROR.

WE HAD PREVIOUSLY HAD AN

UNDERPOPULATED TOOL KIT WHEN

IT CAME TO FIGHTING TERROR,

AND WE NEEDED TO HAVE EVERY

TOOL THAT WAS AVAILABLE

AGAINST ORGANIZED CRIME, FOR

EXAMPLE.

AGAINST DRUG DEALERS, FOR

EXAMPLE.

AND AGAINST THE TERRORISTS

AS WELL.

THAT'S WHAT THE PATRIOT ACT

DID.

THAT WAS READY BY ABOUT

SATURDAY.

THE CONGRESS DEBATED IT FOR

ABOUT 60 DAYS,

APPROPRIATELY, BUT AS

ENACTED IT AND REENACTED IT

ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS SINCE.

Pat: YOU BROKE UP 130

SOMETHING TERRORIST PLOTS

WHILE YOU WERE

ATTORNEY-GENERAL.

IS THAT THE RIGHT NUMBER?

WELL, THE NUMBERS ARE

OVER 100.

AND VARIOUS EFFORTS THAT

WERE MADE TO REALLY DESTROY

THE FREEDOM WHICH WE ENJOY

IN AMERICA.

FREEDOM IS AN AFFRONT TO

PEOPLE WHO WANT TO CONTROL

OTHER PEOPLE.

THE CORE VALUE OF AMERICA IS

LIBERTY, AND PEOPLE LIVING

WITH THE CAPACITY AND

DEVELOPING THEIR OWN SETS OF

CONTROLS, AT LEAST LOCALLY,

IF NOT NECESSARILY PERSONAL,

AND ONLY WHEN REALLY

NECESSARY AT THE NATIONAL

LEVEL, AND SOME SOCIETIES

DON'T BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE

OUGHT TO BE FREE.

THEY DON'T BELIEVE WOMEN OUT

TO BE FREE TO HAVE AN

EDUCATION.

THEY DON'T BELIEVE THAT

PEOPLE OUGHT TO BE FREE TO

WORSHIP AS THEY PLEASE.

AND THEY WANT TO IMPOSE

THEIR BELIEFS ON OTHERS.

AND THOSE WERE THE PEOPLE

WHO SOUGHT, BECAUSE THEY

COULDN'T CONVINCE OTHERS,

THAT THEIRS WAS THE RIGHT

WAY, AND THEY SOUGHT TO

IMPOSE IT BY TERRORISM.

AND THEY DO THAT AROUND THE

WORLD, AND IT IS UNFORTUNATE

BECAUSE IT IS AT WAR WITH

OUR CORE VALUE OF LIBERTY.

Pat: HAVE WE GONE TOO

FAR WITH THIS N.S.A.

MONITORING PROGRAM?

IT SOUNDS EXTRAORDINARILY

EXTENSIVE?

YOU KNOW, THE PRESIDENT

HAS SUBSTANTIAL AUTHORITY.

AND CASE LAW IN AMERICA

INDICATES THAT THAT

AUTHORITY IS BASED ON TWO

DUTIES THE PRESIDENT HAS.

ONE TO DEFEND THE COUNTRY IN

TERMS OF NATIONAL DEFENSE.

AND THE OTHER IS TO CONDUCT

FOREIGN POLICY.

AND NECESSITY DEFINES HOW

MUCH THE PRESIDENT SHOULD DO

AND SHOULDN'T DO.

AND I THINK THIS REALLY

MEANS THAT WE OUGHT TO BE

VERY CAREFUL WHEN WE ELECT

THE PRESIDENT, SO WE ELECT A

PERSON WHO IS RELUCTANT TO

DO THINGS UNLESS THEY ARE

NECESSITATED FOR THE

PURPOSES OF CONDUCTING THE

DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY OR

INVOLVING US IN THE RIGHT

FOREIGN POLICY CONSTRUCTS.

IT BOTHERS ME A LITTLE BIT

WHEN NECESSITY DEFINES THE

DUTIES IN THAT WAY.

IF YOU HAVE ANY

ADMINISTRATION THAT IS VERY

RECKLESS ABOUT POTENTIAL

ABUSES, LIKE THIS

ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN AS

IT RELATED TO THE I.R.S.

IF YOU SEE ABUSES IN THOSE

AREAS WHICH ARE MORE

EXPOSED, YOU HAVE TO WORRY

ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS IN THE

AREAS THAT ARE MORE

CLASSIFIED AND MORE

CLANDESTINE.

Pat: THIS FRIDAY WE'VE

GOT AN EVENT AT REGENT

UNIVERSITY OF WHICH YOU ARE

A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR,

HAVING TO DO WITH HYMNS, NOT

NATIONAL SECURITY.

YOU'RE GOING TO BE PLAYING,

SINGING AND INSTRUCTING THE

STUDENTS IN HYMNS.

WHAT'S THAT EMPHASIS?

WELL, THERE WAS A

SCOTSMAN WHO SAID ABOUT 300

YEARS AGO, LET ME WRITE THE

SONGS OF A NATION, AND I

CARE NOT WHO WRITES ITS

LAWS.

THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS I

BELIEVE THAT THE GREATNESS

OF AMERICA HAS COME FROM THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THEIR

CHARACTER.

TUCKVILLE SAID THAT A COUPLE

HUNDRED YEARS AGO NOW -- NOT

A FULL 200.

BUT HIS ANALYSIS ABOUT

AMERICA WAS THAT OUR

GREATNESS CAME FROM THE

CHARACTER THAT WE HAVE.

AND SO MUCH GREAT CHARACTER

COMES IN OUR HYMNS.

I BELIEVE THAT IF AMERICA

EVER IS AS GREAT AS IT OUGHT

TO BE, IT WILL BE AS A

REVIVAL IN OUR CHURCHES,

WHERE PEOPLE ARE DEVOTED TO

THE KIND OF VALUES THAT ARE

EXPRESSED IN OUR HYMNS.

THE BIBLE TELLS US WE SHOULD

TEACH EACH OTHER AND

ADMONISH EACH OTHER AND

ENCOURAGE EACH OTHER WITH

HYMNS AND SPIRITUAL SONGS.

THAT'S LITERALLY THE

LANGUAGE OF SCRIPTURE.

AND HYMNS THAT HAVE REAL

CONTENT.

AND HYMNS THAT REFLECT THE

NATURE OF GOD.

THE IDEA THAT THEY'RE

HARMONIC.

THAT HARMONY IS AVAILABLE

BECAUSE GOD IS HARMONIC.

WE BELIEVE AS CHRISTIANS

THAT GOD IS TRIUNE, AND WE

HAVE THIS ULTIMATE HARMONY.

IT IS A DESIGN OF GOD THAT

WE BE IN HARMONY WITH GOD.

I THINK OUR MUSIC SHOULD

REFLECT THAT KIND OF

HARMONY.

OUR MUSIC SHOULD BE

INCLUSIVE.

IT SHOULD WELCOME ALL KINDS

OF PEOPLE TOGETHER AND BIND

US TOGETHER.

I THINK HYMNS DO THAT.

SO WE'RE ON THE CAMPUS OF

REGENT UNIVERSITY THIS

WEEKEND.

WE HAVE A HYMN SINGING ON

FRIDAY NIGHT.

AND WE HAVE ALSO ON SATURDAY

A SEMINAR ON THE NATURE OF

HYMNS, THE CONTENT, THAT

HYMNS SHOULD BE CONSISTENT

WITH THE CHRISTIAN WORLD

VIEW.

THEY SHOULD BE CONSISTENT

WITH THE NATURE OF GOD.

THEY SHOULD BE INCLUSIVE.

AND MOST OF ALL, WE SHOULD

BE OBEDIENT TO SCRIPTURE IN

TEACHING AND ADMONISHING

EACH OTHER AND ENCOURAGING

EACH OTHER WITH HYMNS.

IT IS GOING TO BE A GREAT,

GREAT TIME THIS WEEKEND.

Pat: IT WAS A GREAT

REVIVAL IN ENGLAND UNDER THE

WESLEYS.

AND CHARLES WESLEY WROTE, I

THINK, 6500 HYMNS.

IT IS THE MOST MAGNIFICENT

MUSIC.

I FIND SOME OF THE CHORUSES

AND THINGS BEING SONG IN

CHURCHES DON'T EMBODY THE

WONDERFUL SCRIPTURE AND THE

EXPRESSION OF WORSHIP THAT

YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT.

AM I CORRECT IN THAT?

WELL, I JUST THINK THAT

THE HYMNS THAT THESE --

THESE CLASSIC HYMNS ARE SO

IMPORTANT, AND THEY DO HAVE

CONTENT.

LET ME GIVE YOU JUST ONE

EXAMPLE.

IF YOU TAKE THE THIRD VERSE

OF ONE OF MY FAVORITE HYMNS,

CALLED "GREAT IS THY

FAITHFULNESS."

IT SAYS PARDON FOR SIN AND A

PEACE THAT ENDURETH,

STRENGTH FOR TODAY AND

BRIGHT HOPE FOR TOMORROW.

BLESSINGS ALL MINE WITH

10,000 BESIDE.

THE PARDON OF SIN.

AND THE PEACE OF GOD, A

PEACE THAT ENDURETH.

AND THE PRESENCE OF GOD.

BRIGHT HOPE FOR TODAY --

THAT'S THE PROMISE OF GOD.

AND THE POWER OF GOD.

ALL MENTIONED IN ONE VERSE.

WHEN YOU LOAD THAT KIND OF

CONSTRUCTIVE UNDERSTANDING

OF GOD'S CARE AND CONCERN

FOR US INTO THESE HYMNS, AND

THEN YOU SING THEM, IT IS A

MATTER OF INSTRUCTING

YOURSELF AND INSPIRING

YOURSELF TO THE HIGHEST AND

BEST.

AND THAT'S WHAT GOD CALLS US

TO AS INDIVIDUALS, TO SERVE

AND TO LIVE AT OUR HIGHEST

AND BEST.

Pat: JOHN, I'M LOOKING

FORWARD TO THIS FRIDAY.

THOSE IN THE TIDEWATER AREA,

IT IS GOING TO BE IN THE

BEAUTIFUL CHAPEL OF REGENT

UNIVERSITY.

A HYMN SING AND STORY

SEMINAR.

THAT IS GOING TO BE

NOVEMBER 1st, AND

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd,

AND LED BY THE FORMER

ATTORNEY-GENERAL, DISTINCT

PROFESSOR AT REGENT YMPT.

UNIVERSITY.

ALL OF THE EVENTS ARE FREE

AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

YOU CAN LOG ON TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

AND THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO

THIS INSPIRING EVENT WITH

THIS GREAT MAN.

ISN'T THAT WONDERFUL?

Wendy: I WAS

PRIVILEGED, JUST A FEW WEEKS

AGO, TO BE AROUND THE PIANO

SINGING HYMNS WITH

ATTORNEY-GENERAL JOHN

ASHCROFT.

I HAD NO IDEA HE WAS SUCH A

GIFTED PIANO PLAYER.

WHEN I COMPLIMENTED HIM ON

HIS PIANO PLAYER, HE SAID A

LOT OF PEOPLE CAN PLAY THE

PIANO, BUT MY GIFT IS I'M

RELENTLESS.

Pat: THEY SANG AND DID

ELVIRA AND IT WAS GREAT.

THEY HAD A DEEP-BASS SINGER,

AND IT WAS FUN.

JOHN IS REALLY PASSIONATE

ABOUT RESTORING THE HYMNS.

IT DOESN'T MATTER IF I CAN

WRITE THE SONGS, AND IT

DOESN'T MATTER ABOUT THE

POLITICS.

IN THE GREAT REVIVAL, THE

WELSH REVIVAL, O THAT CAN

BE -- THE SINGING OF THE

BIBLE TRANSCENDED THE

EARTH.

Wendy: THEY ARE

POWERFUL.

UP NEXT, 6' 5" AND

310 POUNDS, BIG DADDY

RUSSELL IS ONE OF THE BEST

TACKLES IN THE NFL.

YOU HAVE A QUARTERBACK

THAT IS TRUSTING IN YOU TO

DEFEND HIM AND PROTECT HIM.

I TAKE PRIDE IN KNOWING

THAT, LIKE, SEAN LYNCH, OUR

RUNNINGBACK, WHOEVER IS BACK

THERE, THEY TRUST ME TO DO

MY JOB.

Wendy: WE'LL GET UP

CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH

RUSSELL ACUNE, WHEN WE COME

BACK.

RUSSELL OKLAHOMA

Pat: REMEMBER THE

TREMENDOUS MOVIE SEVERAL

YEARS AGO ABOUT A BIG

FOOTBALL TACKLE WHO PLAYED

FOR, I THINK, MISSISSIPPI

STATE.

THE NAME OF THE MOVIE WAS

CALLED "THE BLIND SIDE."

WELL, WHEN YOU WATCH YOUR

NEXT FOOTBALL GAME, PAY

ATTENTION TO THE BIG GUYS UP

FRONT.

THAT'S WHERE YOU'LL FIND THE

OFFENSIVE TACKLE.

HE HAS QUIETLY BECOME THE

NFL QUARTERBACK'S BEST

FRIEND, LINING UP AS HIS

PROTECTOR AGAINST THOSE

ONCOMING DEFENDERS.

BUT WHO PROTECTS THE

PROTECTOR?

THAT'S WHAT SPORTS REPORTER

TOM BURING FOUND WHEN HE SAT

DOWN WITH THE SEATTLE

SEAHAWKS RUSSELL OKUNG.

Reporter: IF THERE WERE

A FOOTBALL PLAYER DESTINED

TO MANAGE POSITIONS, IT IS

THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS RUSSELL

OKUNG.

HIS QUALIFICATIONS GREW FROM

CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES THAT

ESTABLISHED HIM AS --

PROTECTOR, A ROCK, IM

MOVABLE.

Reporter: AS AN NFL

LEFT TACKLE, RUSSELL IS

ASSIGNED TO ONE OF

FOOTBALL'S SELECT POSITIONS,

HE IS A QUARTERBACK

GUARDIAN, ENTRUSTED TO KEEP

HIM STANDING, OFTEN AGAINST

THE OPPONENT'S BEST PASS

RUSHING, GUARDING HIS SIDE

AS HE PREPARES TO THROW.

YOU HAVE A QUARTERBACK

THAT IS TRUSTING IN YOU TO

DEFEND HIM, TO PROTECT HIM,

AND HOPEFULLY PROLONGING

THEIR CAREER AS WELL.

Reporter: AND RUSSELL

DOUBLES AS A PATHFINDER.

YOU MOVE GUYS OUT OF THE

WAY, KEEP GUYS OFF HIS

BODY.

THAT'S A JOB IN ITSELF.

I TAKE PRIDE IN KNOWING THAT

GUYS LIKE RUSSELL WILSON,

OUR QUARTERBACK, OR WHOEVER

IS BACK THERE, THEY TRUST ME

TO DO MY JOB.

Reporter: DOES IT HELP

YOU WHEN IT DOES BECOME

PERSONAL?

WE DO CALL EACH OTHER

BROTHERS.

WE LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER.

WE KNOW EACH OTHER'S

FAMILIES.

THIS IS MY GOD.

THIS IS MY QUARTERBACK.

THIS IS MY RUNNINGBACK.

IT IS MY JOB TO TAKE CARE OF

THOSE, NOT JUST AS A

TEAMMATE, BUT AS A BROTHER.

Reporter: RUSSELL

ARRIVED IN SEATTLE IN 2010

AS THE SIXTH PICK IN THE

DRAFT.

THEY ARE IN DEMAND.

20 OF THE LEAGUE'S OTHER 32

STARTERS OF HIS POSITION ARE

ALSO FIRST ROUND SELECTION.

THEIR JOB IS SIGNIFICANT BUT

OFTEN GOES UNNOTICED.

YOU DON'T GET THE GLORY

THE OTHER GUYS GET.

YOU DON'T TOUCH THE BALL.

YOU DON'T MAKE ANY TACKLES.

HALF THE TIME, PEOPLE DON'T

EVEN KNOW WHAT YOU'RE

DOING.

BUT THERE IS A JOB THAT'S

THERE.

Reporter: IT HAS

ANCHORED HIM AS A

CORNERSTONE TO THE SEAHAWKS

SUCCESS.

BUT IT DIDN'T COME EASY.

RUSSELL HAD TO BACK PEDAL

BEFORE ACHIEVING.

LONG BEFORE RUSSELL ACQUIRED

HIS PRO BOWL SIZE, STRENGTH,

AND TECHNIQUE, HE EMBRACED

THE ROLE AS PROTECTOR.

REMARKABLY, NOT HERE ON THE

FOOTBALL FIELD, BUT INSTEAD

AT THE YOUNG AGE OF FIVE AND

AT HOME WITH HIS FAM.

> FAMILY.

MY MOM OFTEN TELL ME THIS

STORY.

SHE TELLS ME HOW

HEARTBREAKING IT WAS FOR HER

TO TELL ME MY FATHER HA

PASSED AWAY, HE WAS

MURDERED.

Reporter: HE WAS SHOT

TWICE WHILE WORKING AT HIS

GAS STATION.

RUSSELL STEPPED IN TO HELP

FILL THE VOID FOR HIS

YOUNGER SISTER AND MOM.

I REMEMBER HER SITTING ME

DOWN AND TELLING ME, YOU'RE

THE MAN OF THE HOUSE NOW.

I'VE GOT TO TAKE CARE OF

EVERYTHING.

PEOPLE ARE DEPENDING ON ME

TO FIND A WAY WHEN THERE

SEEMS LIKE THERE IS NO WAY.

THEY'RE TELLING ME I'VE GOT

TO GROW UP QUICK.

I WASN'T READY TO DO THOSE

THINGS.

SO THERE IS A LOT OF ANGER.

THERE IS A LOT OF HURT THAT

GOES INTO THAT.

NEVER LEARNED HOW TO THROW A

FOOTBALL, TO THROW A

BASEBALL.

NEVER LEARNED HOW TO TIE MY

OWN TIE.

THE THINGS THAT FATHERS DO

WITH CHILDREN.

I GREW UP WITH SO MUCH HURT

AND PAIN.

AND THIS SIDE THAT IS SO

UNWILLING TO FORGIVE REALLY

MY FATHER.

I NEED A MAN TO TEACH ME HOW

TO BE A MAN, WHO TO BE.

IT WAS REALLY TOUGH.

Reporter: HE BATTLED

RESENTMENT THROUGH

CHILDHOOD.

I JUST HELD ON TO SO

MUCH.

I COULD NEVER EXPRESS

MYSELF, THIS ANGER THAT

ARISES UP IN YOU AND SWELLS

UP.

WHERE YOU FELT POWERLESS,

AND THAT YOU COULDN'T GO

ON.

EVERY DAY.

I WOULD LOOK AT MY MOM AND

LOOK AT MY SISTER, AND JUST

KNOWING THAT THEY FELT THE

SAME HURT THAT I DID, EVERY

DAY WAS A FIGHT, MAN.

IT REALLY WAS.

Reporter: RUSSELL

EVENTUALLY TOOK THE FIGHT TO

THE FIELD.

HE FOUND A PHYSICAL OUTLET

WHEN HE REACHED HIGH

SCHOOL.

AND IT DISPLAYED ITSELF

EVERY DAY.

WHEN I STARTED PLAYING

FOOTBALL.

I WAS DETERMINED TO MAKE A

WAY FOR MY FAMILY, AND TO

MAKE SURE WE WOULD NEVER

FEEL THIS THING AGAIN.

DRIVEN, I WOULD OVERCOME

THIS OBSTACLE.

WHEN I GOT THE OPPORTUNITY

TO PROVIDE FOR MY FAMILY THE

WAY I WANTED TO DO, I WOULD

DO IT.

Reporter: RUSSELL

BECAME AN ALL-AMERICAN AT

OKLAHOMA STATE.

DURING HIS SENIOR YEAR, HE

WAS CONSIDERED COLLEGE

FOOTBALL'S BEST OFFENSIVE

TACKLE.

HE FINALLY CONFRONTED HIS

RESENTMENT AT A TEAM

CHAPEL.

THERE BECAME AN ISSUE OF

SELF-RELIANCE.

I TRULY BELIEVED THAT UNDER

MY POWER I COULD MAKE

EVERYTHING HAPPEN.

AND THAT BELIEF IN MYSELF.

I LOST BELIEF IN WHO WAS

ACTUALLY REALLY DOING IT.

THAT WAS GOD THERE THE WHOLE

TIME, MOLDING ME AND SHAPING

ME INTO THE MAN I WOULD BE

TODAY.

AND I CAME FACE TO FACE WITH

IT.

AND I HAD A DECISION TO

MAKE.

AND I TOLD MYSELF, IN

ACCEPTING JESUS, I'M GOING

TO LET ALL OF THAT GO.

I'M GOING TO LET THAT

UNFORGIVENESS I HAD FOR MY

FATHER GO.

THE HATE I HAD TOWARDS HIM,

ALL THAT ANGER, AND ALL OF

THE THINGS I HAD, I'M GOING

TO LET IT GO BECAUSE I CAN'T

DO IT ANYMORE.

I'M TIRED.

ONCE I GAVE MY LIFE TO

CHRIST, SOMETHING CHANGED.

AND IT'S HIS LOVE, HIS

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE, THAT

TELLS US WE'RE MORE THAN

CONQUERORS.

THE VICTOR AND NOT THE

VICTIM.

Reporter: THE SEATTLE

SEAHAWKS CALL HIM BIG DADDY

RUSSELL, FOR WHOM LIFE HAS

COME FULL CIRCLE.

HE NOW SUPPORTS CHILDREN OF

SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES THROUGH

THE RUSSELL OKUNG

FOUNDATION.

I LOVE SAYING THIS, I

DON'T CARE WHERE YOU'VE COME

FROM OR WHAT YOU'VE BEEN

THROUGH, BUT YOU'RE HERE.

YOU'RE HERE RIGHT NOW,

TODAY, SO GOD THINKS

SOMETHING OF YOU TO KEEP YOU

AROUND THIS LONG AND KEEP ME

AROUND THIS LONG.

Reporter: AND WHO

PROTECTS THAT PRO LEFT

TACKLE?

THE ONE AND ONLY, GOD,

JEHOVAH, JESUS CHRIST.

HE IS MY PROTECTOR.

HE GIVES ME STRENGTH AND

GIVES ME COURAGE.

NO MATTER WHAT INJURIES,

WHERE I'VE COME FROM,

WHOEVER I'M DEALING WITH, HE

DECIDES, AND I BELIEVE IN

HIM.

Pat: ISN'T THAT

AMAZING?

DO YOU HAVE A FATHER?

A LOT OF YOUNG PEOPLE DON'T

HAVE A FATHER.

HE SAID, I DIDN'T HAVE A

FATHER.

I DIDN'T HAVE A FATHER.

AND GOD SAID, I'LL BE A

FATHER.

I'LL BE YOUR FATHER.

I'LL LOOK AFTER YOU.

I'LL TEACH YOU.

I'LL SHOW YOU WHAT YOU'RE

SUPPOSED TO DO.

I'LL HOLD YOU BY MY RIGHT

HAND.

I'LL KEEP YOU FROM FALLING.

I'M GOING TO HOLD YOU UP.

I'M GOING TO BE THERE WITH

YOU.

I'LL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU.

YEAH, I'LL BE PROTECTING

YOUR BLIND SIDE, WHEREVER IT

IS.

HE SEES AHEAD.

HE LOOKS AHEAD.

HE MAKES A PATH FOR US.

HE PREPARES THE WAY FOR US.

HE GOES AHEAD OF US.

AND HE STAYS WITH US.

HE WALKS BESIDE US.

THAT'S THE KIND OF GOD WE

SERVE.

AND IF YOU DON'T HAVE A

FATHER, YOU DON'T HAVE

SOMEONE TO LOOK AFTER YOU.

HE WILL BE YOUR FATHER.

HE WILL HOLD YOU WITH HIS

RIGHT HAND AND SUPPORT YOU.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK

HIM.

PRAY WITH ME NOW.

PRAY THESE WORDS.

LORD GOD, I WANT A FATHER.

I WANT YOU TO BE MY FATHER.

BECAUSE YOU ARE THE AUTHOR

OF ALL THE FAMILIES ON THIS

EARTH, IN HEAVEN AND EARTH.

AND I PRAY, GOD, RIGHT NOW

THAT YOU WILL ENTER INTO MY

HEART, TAKE OVER MY LIFE,

AND LEAD ME AND TEACH ME AND

SHOW ME THE KIND OF PERSON

YOU WANT ME TO BE.

I RECEIVE THIS, LORD, RIGHT

NOW, AND I GIVE YOU MY LIFE

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME JUST

THEN, I WANT TO GIVE YOU

SOMETHING.

SOMETHING TO HELP YOU.

YOU SAY, I PRAYED WITH PAT.

WELL, HERE IS THIS THING

CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IT'S 73 MINUTES OF A COMPACT

DISC THAT TELLS YOU WHAT TO

DO NEXT.

AND IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE

THIS, CALL.

BUT IF YOU DON'T WANT TO

GIVE US YOUR NAME, I WANT

YOU TO CALL ANYWAY.

AND SAY, I JUST PRAYED WITH

PAT.

I GAVE MY HEART TO THE LORD,

AND SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS

STARTING TO HAPPEN IN MY

LIFE.

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WELL, HERE IS WENDY.

WE'VE GOT MORE INTERESTING

THINGS ON "THE 700 CLUB."

Wendy: YES, WE DO.

STILL AHEAD, WE'VE GOT YOUR

E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

SHE ASKS, "WHO WERE THE

NATHILEM?

WERE THEY CAVE MEN?"

YOU'LL FIND OUT WHEN WE

BRING IT ON.

YOU KNOW, WHAT CHANGED

WAS I NO LONGER WAS LOOKING

AT ME.

THAT IF IT WORKS OUT IN THE

NFL, IT IS BECAUSE GOD WANTS

ME THERE, AND IT IS FOR ME

TO DO SOMETHING FOR HIM.

I DON'T KNOW -- I THINK BACK

TO THOSE YEARS WHEN I TRIED

TO DO IT BY MYSELF, AND I

THINK ABOUT MY LIFE NOW AND

I THINK ABOUT MARRIAGE AND

SEVEN KIDS, AND I'M JUST

THINKING, THERE IS NO WAY I

COULD FIGURE THIS OUT AND BE

SUCCESSFUL BY MYSELF.

I KNOW IT IS ALL ABOUT

JESUS, AND THAT'S WHY WE ARE

WHERE WE ARE.

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN NEWS

BREAK.

A KEY MEMBER OF THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD HAS BEEN

ARRESTED IN EGYPT.

ASSAN EL ARRAN IS THE LEADER

OF THE ARM.

THEY HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH

IN CITING VIALS.

VIOLENCE.

THE TWO ARE EXPECTED TO

STAND TRIAL NEXT WEEK, ALONG

WITH OTHER ISLAMIST

OFFICIALS.

THE STONE MONUMENT OF THE 10

COMMANDMENTS THAT WAS

TOPPLED LAST MONTH ACROSS

FROM THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

HAS BEEN RESTORED AND

REDEDICATED.

RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL

LEADERS CAME TOGETHER FOR

THE CEREMONY.

THE MONUMENT IS SET IN FRONT

OF THE CHRISTIAN OUTREACH

"FAITH AND ACTION" AND IS

ANGLED SO JUSTICES ARRIVING

AT THE HIGH COURT CAN SEE

IT.

LAST MONTH'S TOPPLING OF THE

10 COMMANDMENTS IS EVIDENCE

WE ARE IN A CULTURE WAR.

NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

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GOING TO OUR WEBSITE AT

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PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

HAS

Wendy: WELCOME BACK TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

IT IS TIME FOR YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

AND WE'VE GOT AN INTERESTING

ONE TO START WITH, PAT.

LIZA WRITES, "WHO WERE THE

NATHILENE?

WERE THEY CAVE MEN?"

Pat: NO, THEY WERE NOT

CAVE MEN.

IN THE VERY EARLY DAYS, THE

SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF BEN

WERE VERY BEAUTIFUL.

AND THE SONS OF GOD LOOKED

ON THEM AND DECIDED THEY

WANTED TO MEET WITH THEM.

AND SO THEY HAD CHILDREN,

AND THE CHILDREN WERE

GIANTS.

AND THEY WERE THE

NETHILENE.

BUT HE IS VERY CRYPTIC.

YOU DON'T HAVE A BIG

EXPLANATION OF ALL OF IT.

BUT PEOPLE THINK WELL THE

REASON FOR THE FLOOD WAS TO

KILL OFF THESE EVIL PEOPLE.

YOU REMEMBER GOLIATH?

HE WAS ONE OF THE ANARCHY

MEN.

AND THEY THINK HE MAY HAVE

BEEN ONE OF THOSE GIANTS

THAT WERE THERE.

BUT WHATEVER IT WAS, THEY'RE

GONE NOW, BUT THEY WEREN'T

CAVE MEN.

Wendy: EVELYN

WRITES, "CAN YOU TELL ME

MORE ABOUT HALLOWEEN.

SOME PEOPLE THINK IT IS JUST

A FUN DAY, BUT OTHERS SAY IT

IS EVIL.

I HEARD THERE ARE CHRISTIAN

ORIGINS TO IT.

WHAT'S THE TRUTH?"

Pat: IT CAME PRIMARILY

OUT OF SCOTLAND AND

IRELAND.

AND THE WHOLE THOUGHT WAS

THAT THIS IS THE END OF THE

SUMMER AND THE BEGINNING OF

WINTER.

AND SO SPIRITS OF THE DEAD

ROAMED ONE NIGHT.

AND THE IDEA WAS THAT YOU

NEEDED SOME PROTECTION

AGAINST THESE SPIRITS.

SO THEY HAD ALL KINDS OF

RITUALS TO KEEP IT.

AND THEN THERE WERE PEOPLE

WHO WERE -- I DON'T KNOW IF

THEY WERE DRUIDS OR PEOPLE

IN SOME OF THESE CUTS, BUT

THEY WOULD COME BY AND SAY

TRICK-OR-TREAT.

AND THE TRICK WAS THEY WOULD

KILL ONE OF YOUR ANIMALS OR

HURT YOU IF YOU DIDN'T GIVE

THEM SOME FOOD.

THAT'S WHERE THAT CAME

FROM.

THE CHURCH THEN GOT INTO THE

ACT A FEW HUNDRED YEARS

LATER.

AND THEY BEGAN TALKING ABOUT

ALL SAINTS' EVE, AND SO IT

IS A MIXTURE.

IT IS A MIXTURE OF PAGAN,

DRUID, CHRISTIAN.

ALL SAINTS EVE.

BUT THEN THEY HAD WHAT THEY

CALL A DANCE MACABRE, WHERE

ALL OF THE GHOSTS AND

GOBLINS CAME OUT OF THE

CEMETERIES, AND THESE PEOPLE

WERE DRESSED UP LIKE

SKELETONS AND THEY DANCED.

THE PURITANS SAY THIS IS

EVIL.

LET'S FORGET IT.

AND OTHERS SAID, LET'S PLAY

WITH IT.

WE'VE GOT ANOTHER QUESTION

HAVING TO DO WITH THIS, AND

SO I WANT TO ANSWER THEM AT

THE SAME TIME.

IT IS A CELEBRATION.

EVERYBODY IS OUT THERE WITH

COSTUMES AND GETTING CANDY.

I THINK CHURCHES OUGHT TO

CHRISTIANIZE IT.

THEY OUGHT TO HAVE A

CELEBRATION IN THE CHURCH

HALL, AND THEY OUGHT TO HAVE

BOBBING FOR APPLES AND HAVE

A GOOD TIME.

Wendy: A LOT OF

CHURCHES ARE DOING THAT, AND

I THINK THEY'RE CALLING IT

HARVEST CELEBRATION.

Pat: THAT'S IT.

AND SO THE KIDS WANT

SOMETHING TO DO, OR

OTHERWISE THEY'RE GOING TO

GO OUT WITH WITCHES AND

GOBLINS AND DEMONIC AND WHO

KNOWS WHAT ALL.

THAT'S THE IDEA.

Wendy: IT WAS SO FUN AS

A KID AND IT WAS SO INNOCENT

BECAUSE YOU COULD BE A

PRINCESS OR SUPER HERO.

AND IT WAS ALL ABOUT THE

CANDY.

BUT UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE

THE OTHER MEANINGS AS WELL.

Pat: AND THEY'LL GET ON

A SUGAR HIGH.

SO MUCH FOR THAT.

Wendy: DARREN

WRITES, "MY KID WANTS TO

READ THE BIBLE.

NORMALLY THAT'S NOT A

PROBLEM, RATHER A BLESSING.

BUT I'M APPREHENSIVE BECAUSE

THERE ARE LOTS OF PARTS THAT

ARE PRETTY RAW AND GRAPHIC

ABOUT THE BIBLE.

I'M WORRIED IT WILL HURT

THEIR FAITH.

ANY THOUGHTS ON THIS?"

Pat: OH, STOP IT.

THIS IS RIDICULOUS.

THE BIBLE TELLS IT LIKE IT

IS.

THE KID IS NOT GOING TO GET

HURT READING THE BIBLE.

YOU COULD START HIM READING

THINGS LIKE THE GOSPEL OF

JOHN AND THE PSALMS.

HEY, WE LIVE IN A ROUGH

NEIGHBOURHOOD.

PEOPLE KILL EACH OTHER.

THEY GO TO WAR.

THEY FIGHT.

THEY HAVE SEX.

TEA DO BATHEY DO BAD THINGS

AND GOD PUNISHES THEM.

LET THEM READ THE BIBLE.

BUT I SAY TRY, IF YOU DON'T

MIND, JOHN, PSALMS, LETTERS

OF PAUL, ACTS, AND YOU WON'T

HAVE ANY PROBLEM.

Wendy: DON WRITES, "I

KNOW A GUY WHO FASTED AND

THEN HAD SOME SERIOUS HEALTH

PROBLEMS AS A RESULT OF

THAT.

SO HOW DO I FAST AND STAY

HEALTHY?"

GOOD QUESTION.

Pat: I DON'T KNOW WHAT

FAST HE WENT ON.

IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, JESUS

WAS ON A 40-DAY FAST AND HE

DIDN'T EAT OR DRINK.

YOU COULD HAVE PROBLEMS,

ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE

DIABETES.

THERE IS A SO-CALLED NO

BREAD FAST, THERE IS A FAST

OF ONE MEAL A DAY.

THE IDEA IS I'M GOING TO

DENY MYSELF A LEGITIMATE

PLEASURE TO SHOW MY SPIRIT

AND TO SHOW GOD I LOVE HIM.

THAT'S WHAT IT IS ABOUT.

DON'T HURT YOUR HEALTH IN

ORDER TO FAST.

Wendy: IF YOU'RE

ADDICTED TO CAFFEINE AND YOU

GO COLD TURKEY AND GO ON A

THREE-DAY WATER FAST, YOU

COULD GET INTO SERIOUS

TROUBLE.

TROUBLE.

Pat: I FASTED ONE DAY

AND I THOUGHT MY HEAD WAS

GOING TO BLOW OFF.

I REMEMBER SAYING, LORD, IF

YOU JUST TAKE THIS HEADACHE

AWAY, I'LL NEVER TOUCH

COFFEE AS LONG AS I LIVE.

ANAND A COOL HAND CAME OVER

MY HEAD.

AND I SAID, WAIT A MINUTE.

BUT I HAVEN'T HAD COFFEE

SINCE.

Wendy: DANIELLE WRITES,

"I KNOW I NEED TO FORGIVE,

BUT MY HUSBAND CHEATED ON ME

WITH MY BEST FRIEND FOR 13

YEARS.

I STILL HOLD ON TO THE

ANGER.

I ASKED GOD TO HELP ME

FORGIVE, BUT I'M FAILING.

I DO NOT WANT TO HOLD THIS

PAIN ANY LONGER.

PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO DO?"

Pat: I DON'T KNOW YOU

WELL ENOUGH OR WHAT THE

CIRCUMSTANCES ARE, BUT THAT

IS GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE.

THIS MAN SOUNDS TERRIBLE.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT HIS

ATTITUDE IS.

THEY'VE GOT TO REPENT.

Wendy: IT SOUNDS LIKE

THE 13-YEAR AFFAIR IS OVER,

ACCORDING TO THIS.

Pat: WELL, YOU DON'T

KNOW WHERE HE IS OR IF

THEY'RE DIVORCED.

I CAN'T TELL YOU.

BUT THE WAY TO GET OVER THIS

IS TO START TURNING THE

NEGATIVE INTO POSITIVE.

IF YOU KEEP SAYING I CAN'T

STAND THE PAIN.

I WANT TO FORGIVE HIM FOR

THE HURT HE DID TO ME.

NO.

START SAYING, GOD BLESS

HIM.

I ASK HE WILL COME TO THE

SAME KNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE

THAT HE MIGHT NEED JESUS.

THAT'S WHO YOU PRAY FOR.

Wendy: THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

SO WONDERFUL.

UP NEXT, ONE OF THE

GRANDDAUGHTERS OF WILLIAM

RANDOLPH HEARS THE IS WITH

US.

HEARST IS WITH US, AND SHE

TALKS ABOUT HOW A TSUNAMI IN

JAPAN CHANGED HER LIFE.

THAT'S NEXT.

HEARS

Wendy: ONE OF THE

HEIRESSES TO HER

GRANDFATHER'S FORTUNATE,

VICTORIA HEARST HAS LED AN

EXTRAORDINARY LIFE, BUT IT

MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN THE LIFE

YOU WOULD EXPECT.

Reporter: VICTORIA

HEARST IS ONE OF THE

GRANDDAUGHTERS OF WILLIAM

RANDOLPH HEARST.

FIVE GIRLS, AND I'M THE

YOUNGEST.

Reporter: FOR MANY

YEARS, VICTORIA LIVED A LIFE

OF LUXURY, BUT AFTER A

BROKEN RELATIONSHIP, SHE

TURNED HER LIFE OVER TO

JESUS CHRIST.

I KNELT DOWN ON THE FLOOR

IN MY BEDROOM, AND I SAID

THE SINNERS PRAYER.

Reporter: VICTORIA

OPENED A CHRISTIAN CENTER

AND COFFEE HOUSE IN HER HOME

TOWN.

TODAY VICTORIA IS FOCUSED ON

A NEW OUT REACH: HELPING THE

PEOPLE OF JAPAN.

Wendy: AND PLEASE

WELCOME TO "THE 700 CLUB"

VICTORIA HEARST.

IT IS GREAT TO MEET YOU.

HEY, WENDY.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HAVING

ME.

Wendy: FIRST, WHAT WAS

YOUR FIRST EXPOSURE TO THE

JAPANESE PEOPLE AND THE

CULTURE YOU FELL IN LOVE

WITH.

THE FIRST TIME WAS WITH

MY MOTHER IN 1979.

SHE WANTED TO TAKE ME ON A

TRIP TO THE ORIENT AND WE

DID HONG KONG AND JAPAN AND

TAIPEI AND MANILA AND

BANGKOK.

AND WHEN WE HIT JAPAN, THERE

WAS JUST SOMETHING ABOUT

IT.

I JUST FELL IN LOVE WITH THE

COUNTRY.

I THINK WE ALL KNOW THAT

FEELING OF YOU GO AND VISIT

SOME PLACE, AND ALL OF A

SUDDEN YOUR HEART SPEAKS TO

YOU AND YOU SAY I REALLY

LOVE THIS PLACE AND I WANT

TO GO BACK.

Wendy: BUT YOU DIDN'T

STOP THERE.

YOU LEARNED THE LANGUAGE.

WELL, I THOUGHT IT WOULD

BE MORE FUN.

Wendy: HOW DID YOU

LEARN JAPANESE?

I WAS LIVING IN L.A. AND

THERE WAS A BERLITZ SCHOOL.

AND BERLITZ IS YOU HAVE TO

LISTEN AND FOR ME I'M LIKE

THAT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.

I NEED TO WRITE IT DOWN.

I SPEAK IT, AS THEY SAY IN

JAPANESE, MAGA MAGA.

IT'S OKAY, IT'S OKAY.

Wendy: WELL, WHAT

HAPPENED TO YOU IN

COLORADO.

YOU REALLY HAD A CONVERSION

EXPERIENCE?

YEAH.

I ALWAYS TELL LADIES THAT

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A BAD

MAN TO DRIVE YOU TO JESUS.

Wendy: SO TRUE.

SO TRUE.

I WAS DOING THE WORLD

THING AND LIVING WITH THE

GUY AND THINKING PRE-MARITAL

SEX WAS OKAY.

I HAD GROWN UP IN CHURCH.

I KNEW ABOUT JESUS.

I ALWAYS KNEW GOD HAD HIS

HAND ON MY LIFE.

BUT I DRIFTED OVER TO THE

WORLD'S THINKING.

Wendy: AND YOU WERE

ACTUALLY INTERESTED IN

ACTING?

YEAH.

Wendy: AND YOU AND YOUR

BOYFRIEND WERE BOTH DOING

THAT?

YEAH.

HE HAD DONE SOME ACTING AND

DIRECTING, AND I THOUGHT WE

WERE GOING TO BE THE POWER

COUPLE.

WHEN A GUY HAS BEEN DIVORCED

TWICE AND HISTORY A LONG

STRING OF GIRLFRIENDS, YOU

KNOW WHAT, WENDY?

YOU'RE NOT SPECIAL.

Wendy: BUT YOU GAVE

YOUR HEART AWAY AND HE BROKE

YOUR HEART?

YEAH.

IT WAS BAD.

IT WAS REALLY AN EMOTIONAL,

PSYCHOLOGICAL BEATING.

HE MADE ME SO MISERABLE I

GAVE MY LIFE TO CHRIST.

I WAS WATCHING A CHRISTIAN

SHOW AND THEY WA TALKING

WERE TALKING ABOUT THE

SINNERS' PRAYER, AND I SAID

THE SINNERS' PRAYER.

AND WE BROKE UP AND I WENT

TO THE LORD.

Wendy: HAVE YOU SINCE

MARRIED?

NO, I HAVE NOT BEEN

MARRIED.

THANK GOD BECAUSE I WOULD

HAVE BEEN DIVORCED.

MY FAVORITE SAYING IS GOD

PROTECTS FOOLS AND

CHILDREN.

SO I FIGURED, GOD PROTECTED

ME AND SAID, NO, RUN AWAY

FROM THIS.

Wendy: HIS TIMING IS

PERFECT.

PRAISE GOD.

Wendy: MARCH 11, 2011,

WHAT HAPPENED AROUND THE

WORLD THAT REALLY CHANGED

YOUR LIFE?

AFTER I GOT WITH THIS GUY

IN 1994, THIS GUY NAMED BOB,

WE WERE MOVING AROUND, AND I

USED TO GO TO JAPAN A LOT,

TWO OR THREE TIMES A YEAR.

I DID SOME ACTING THERE, I

HAD FRIENDS, AND IT WAS LIKE

A SECOND HOME.

THEN I GOT WITH HIM AND LIFE

WAS KIND OF GETTING WEIRD.

AND I LOST SOMEHOW ALL OF MY

CONNECTIONS.

MY PHONE BOOK WITH MY

JAPANESE FRIENDS, ETC.

Wendy: BECAUSE

SOMETIMES YOU CAN LOSE

YOURSELF IN THE RELATIONSHIP

BECAUSE IT BECOMES ALL ABOUT

THEM.

ABSOLUTELY.

BECAUSE I BELIEVE THE LIE

THAT WOMEN WERE BEING TOLD

AND STILL BEING TOLD THAT

SEX EQUALS LOVE.

I WAS INSECURE AND I GAVE

MYSELF AWAY, AND WHEN THINGS

WENT DOWN THE TOILET, SO DID

I.

PRAISE GOD, I GOT SAVED.

I WENT ON WITH THE LORD AND

IT WAS A LONG TIME.

IN MARCH 2011, THERE WAS THE

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI.

AND I WENT, OH, MY GOSH.

AND I WAS WATCHING THE TV,

AND CHECKING ON IT EVERY

ONCE IN A WHILE.

I THINK IT WAS, LIKE, THREE

MONTHS LATER OR SOMETHING,

ALL OF A SUDDEN IT IS LIKE

GOD BROUGHT ALL OF THOSE

WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF GOING

TO JAPAN AND HAVING FRIENDS

AND ENJOYING YOU'RE LIFE

THERE, AND I JUST STARTED TO

CRY.

AND SO I CALLED A FRIEND OF

MINE.

I SAID, I WILL BET YOU A

HUNDRED DOLLARS THAT

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS IN

JAPAN.

I WANT TO HELP.

I GOT IN TOUCH WITH BILL

SURAN, THE "OPERATION

BLESSING" PRESIDENT, AND

HOOKED UP WITH HIM AND WENT

TO JAPAN FOR THE FIRST

TIME.

AND I'VE BEEN HELPING OUT

FINANCIALLY.

AND I'VE BEEN TO THESE

WONDERFUL TIMES WHERE THEY

GIVE AWAY THE BOATS TO THE

FISHERMEN WHO TOTALLY LOST

THEIR BOATS.

THEY GAVE AWAY WATER.

THEY GOT PEOPLE BACK THEIR

EYE GLASSES.

Wendy: AND SO WE'RE

SEEING YOU RIGHT NOW IN ONE

OF THOSE FISHING BOATS?

YES.

Wendy: HOW ELSE HAS

"OPERATION BLESSING" BE

HELPING THE JAPANESE?

THEY'VE BEEN DOING A FREE

EYE GLASS CLINIC.

BECAUSE ONE OF THE MAYORS OF

THE TOWN -- WHEN BILL WENT

IN AND SAID WHAT DO YOU GUYS

NEED -- BECAUSE "OPERATION

BLESSING" DOESN'T GO IN AND

SAY HERE -- THEY SAY WHAT DO

YOU NEED?

AND THE MAYOR SAID WE NEED

GLASSES BECAUSE WHEN PEOPLE

RAN FROM THE WAVE, THEY LOST

THEIR GLASSES.

BILL GOT CONNECTED WITH DON

THOMPSON, AND DON AND CAROL

RUN THE "OPERATION BLESSING"

OFFICE IN JAPAN NOW, AND

THEY STARTED THAT WITH

BILL.

THEY FOUND THIS NICE EYE

GLASS GUY IN TOKYO, THIS

DOCTOR, AND HE HAS BEEN

DOING THESE FREE EYE GLASS

CLINICS.

AND NOW THEY'RE DOING A

REALLY GREAT THING, WHICH IS

CALLED "HEART CARE."

IT IS COUNSELLING FOR PEOPLE

WITH THE TRAUMA OF THE

EARTHQUAKE AND THE TSUNAMI.

IT IS LED BY A CHRISTIAN MAN

AND HIS WIFE.

IT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

NOT ONLY TO COUNSEL, BUT

WHEN GOD CRACKS THE DOOR

OPEN, CRACKS THE HEARTS

OPEN, TO SAY HEAR IS WHAT

THE BIBLE SAYS --

Wendy: WHEN YOU SAY NOW

IS THE TIME TO EVANGELIZE

JAPAN, OWN ABOUT 10% OF THE

POPULATION IS CHRISTIAN --

OH, NOT EVEN 10%.

IT IS LIKE 1% OR LESS.

Wendy: OH, WOW!

BUT WHAT IS INTERESTING

IS IN THE 1500s, FRANCIS

XAVIER BROUGHT CHRISTIANITY

TO JAPAN.

IT WAS TOTALLY DRIVEN

UNDERGROUND AND PERSECUTED.

BUT THIS IS THE TIME.

GOD IS OPENING DOORS.

AND THE JAPANESE LOVE

CHRISTIANS.

THEY HAVEN'T BEEN POISONED

AGAINST US YET.

I REALLY BELIEVE THIS IS THE

TIME, IN THESE END TIMES, TO

REALLY STEP UP THE

CHRISTIANITY AND THE

EVANGELISM IN JAPAN.

Wendy: WE'RE OUT OF

TIME.

GOD BLESS YOU.

LET ME THROW IT OVER TO YOU,

PAT.

Pat: INSPIRING.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM 1 CORINTHIANS:

"REJOICE ALWAYS.

PRAY WITHOUT CEASING."

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