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The 700 Club - Dec. 9, 2013

Author Rick Larson shares amazing scientific realities of the true Star of Bethlehem. Plus, author Ace Collins discusses the modern nativity scene. Read Transcript


COMING UP...

HOW CHRISTMAS IS GETTING

SCROOGED.

A JOE MCSCROOGE ARMED WITH AN

ATTORNEY IS QUITE DANGEROUS.

WE TALK TO SARAH PALIN ABOUT

THE CULTURE WARS.

THE BATTLE BREWING IS THOSE

THAT WANT TO TAKE GOD OUT OF OUR

SOCIETY.

AND WHY CHRISTIANS NEED TO

STAND UP.

THEY DON'T HAVE TO HIDE THEIR

FAITH.

THEY DON'T HAV

E TO

BE

EMBARRASSED BY IT.

[APPLAUSE].

PAT: WELCOME, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN TO THIS EDITION OF

"700 CLUB." MAN IT IS COLD.

IT IS RAINY, IT IS SLEEPING, IT

IS FREEZING RAIN.

HERE WHERE WE ARE IN VIRGINIA

BEACH, JUST A LITTLE ISLAND OF

AND WARMTH AND JOY.

TERRY: CAREFUL WHAT YOU SAY.

PAT: IT AIN'T HERE YET.

UP IN RICHMOND AND BEYOND,

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN

SAID THAT AND TEXAS IS

MONSTROUS.

TERRY: LARGE PORTIONS OF THE

UNITED STATES ARE EXPERIENCING

INCREDIBLE TERRIBLE WEATHER.

SHUTTING DOWN FLIGHTS TEXAS TO

NORTHERN U.S. WITH PHILADELPHIA

AIRPORT GETTING MORE SNOW THAN

ALL OF LAST YEAR.

KATELYN BURKE HAS THE STORY.

REPORTER: THE MASSIVE WINTER

STORM IS STILL GOING.

NOW WREAKING HAVOC ON THE EAST

COAST.

WEST VIRGINIA SAW THREE TO SIX

INCHES OF SNOW EARLY SUNDAY

MORNING.

THE NATION'S CAPITOL IS WAKING

UP TO ITS FIRST SNOW

ACCUMULATION OF THE SEASON.

THIS 50-CAR WRECK OUT SIDE OF

PHILADELPHIA IS RESPONSIBLE FOR

ONE DEATH.

IN MILWAUKEE, THIS INJURED

DOZENS.

THINGS STARTED GETTING SLICK,

BOUNCE, BOUNCE, BOUNCE LIKE

BUMPER CARS.

REPORTER: TRANSPORTATION

OFFICIALS SAY THE BEST THING TO

DO IS STAY OFF THE ROADS.

GET A LOT OF SALT, CONTINUE

DOWN SO THE MORNING RUSH HOUR IS

BETTER.

REPORTER: IT IS SHUTTING DOWN

AIR TRAVEL GROUNDING 2700

FLIGHTS SUNDAY AND MORE THAN A

THOUSAND CANCELLED FOR TODAY.

WE KEEP GETTING DELAYED.

I AM THIS CLOSE TO STARTING

TO BE FRUSTRATED.

REPORTER: NATIONAL WEATHER

SERVICE SAYS SNOW, SLEET, AND

ICE SHOULD STOP AT THE END OF

THE DAY BUT COLD WEATHER SHOULD

SAY.

THOUSANDS OF POWER LINES DOWN,

IT COULD TAKE DAYS TO GET BACK

UP, KATELYN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

PAT: ARE YOU GLAD YOU LIVE

HERE IN VIRGINIA BEACH?

EVERYBODY SHOULD MOVE TO

VIRGINIA BEACH.

TERRY: WE HAVE DECENT

TRAFFIC, TOO, DON'T INVITE THEM.

PAT: TRAFFIC IS HORRIBLE.

IF YOU HAVE EIGHTH OF AN INCH OF

SNOW, IT FREAKS THEM ALL OUT.

ANYHOW, MAN, WHAT ABOUT THIS

GLOBAL WARMING?

THEY SAY FOR THE NEXT 30-40

YEARS WE ARE GOING TO HAVE GOEBL

COOLING.

WHAT IS THE DEAL?

TERRY: I THINK IT HAS BEGUN,

PERHAPS.

PAT: IF YOU ARE DREAMING OF A

WHITE CHRISTMAS, YOU HAVE IT.

ONE OF THE MEN THAT HELPED

CREATE THE NEW DEMOCRATS HEALTH

CARE LAW, JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT

STORY FROM

WASHINGTON.

JOHN JESSUP: IF YOU WANT TO

KEEP YOUR DOCTRINE IN A NEW

HEALTH CARE LAW, YOU CAN.

YOU'LL HAVE TO PAY MORE.

THAT IS HOW DR. EZEKIEL IS

EXPLAINING THE HEALTH CARE LAW.

HE TOLD FOX NEWS, AMERICANS

DIDN'T UNDERSTAND WHAT THE

PRESIDENT REALLY MEANT.

PRESIDENT NEVER SAID YOU WERE

GOING TO HAVE UNLIMITED CHOICE.

IF YOU WANT TO PAY MORE YOU

CAN DO THAT.

THIS IS A MATTER OF CHOICE.

WE KNOW IN ALL SORTS OF PLACES

YOU PAY MORE FOR A WIDER RANGE

OF CHOICES OR BENEFITS.

REPORTER: NO ONE EVER

GUARANTEED INSURANCE PREMIUMS

WOULDN'T GO UP.

PAT: I KNOW A LIAR WHEN I SEE

ONE.

IT IS ALL OVER HIS FACE.

HE IS THE ARCHITECT OF THIS

UNGODLY LAW.

HE HAS TO DEFEND IT.

THE PRESIDENT IS JETTING OFF TO

SOUTH AFRICA TO MOURN OVER

NELSON MANDELA.

HE OUGHT TO BE AT HOME MOURNING

OVER THE WRECKAGE OF WHAT HE HAS

MADE

REPORTER: TIGHTER CONTROLS ON

GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE, APPLE,

MICROSOFT, FACEBOOK, TWITTER,

YAHOO, LINKEDIN AND AMERICAN

ONLINE THEY ADD THE GOVERNMENT

SURVEILLANCE NOW HAS TOO MUCH

POWER RIDING THE BALANCE IN MANY

COUNTRIES HAS TIPPED TOO FAR

AWAY FROM THE RIGHTS OF THE

INDIVIDUAL THAT ARE TRYING IN

THE CONSTITUTION.

PEOPLE WORRY WHAT THEY DO ONLINE

CAN'T BE KEPT PRIVATE.

MORE THAN 50 HEADS OF STATE ARE

EXPECTED TO ATTEND NELSON

MANDELA MEMORIAL.

SUNDAY WAS THE NATIONAL DAY OF

PRAYER, SOUTH AFRICA'S FIRST

BLACK PRESIDENT.

CHURCHES AND HOUSES OF WORSHIP

OFFERED PRAYERS AND SONG.

BOTH YOUNG AND OLD REMEMBERING

HIS LEGACY.

I AM HERE TO CELEBRATE THE

LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA.

IF WASN'T FOR HIM, WE WOULDN'T

BE HIM.

REPORTER: THE MEMORIAL WILL

BE HELD TUESDAY, HIS BODY WILL

LIE IN STATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH

FRIDAY.

PAT, ONE DIPLOMAT SAID THIS WILL

BE THE BIGGEST STATE FUNERAL

SINCE WINSTON CHURCHHILL.

PAT: I DON'T DOUBT THAT.

HE WAS AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN.

HE WAS PUT IN MINES WHERE TEAR

DUCTS WERE CLOSED UP BECAUSE OF

THE DUST.

HE WAS AN AMAZING MAN.

HIS BOOK WAS AN EXTRAORDINARY

TRIUMPH OF RECONCILIATION.

HE WAS A LEADER OF HIS PEOPLE.

ALONG THE WAY THE A &C FLIRTED

WITH COMMUNISM.

THE REASON HE WAS IN PRESIDENT

BECAUSE HE CONSPIRED TO

OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT OF

SOUTH AFRICA.

I WAS WITH PRESIDENT P.W. BOTA

WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT OF SOUTH

AFRICA, HE TOLD ME HE WAS GOING

TO RELEASE MANDELLA AND MOVE HIM

INTO HIS PRIVATE RESIDENCE WHERE

HE IS BEING HELD.

I BROKE THE STORY.

IT IS THE LEAD ON THE B.B. C

NEWS THAT NIGHT.

THAT WAS A BIG THING.

THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA

COULDN'T ENDURE IN THE STATE AS

IT WAS.

BOTA SUCCESSOR DECLERK SAID WE

ARE GOING TO MAKE A DEAL.

HE MADE ACCOMMODATION WITH

NELSON MANDELA.

HE LATER RANKED AND A SYMBOL FOR

OPPRESSED PEOPLE.

I JOIN MILLIONS WHO MOURN HIS

PASSING.

HE WAS A GREAT MAN, GREAT

SYMBOL.

WE HAVE TO BE CAREFUL WHEN WE

INVEST REBEL LEADERS WITH THE

ORA OF SAINT HOOD.

HE WAS A WONDERFUL HUMAN BEING,

I WONDER IF WE ARE NOT GOING TOO

FAR IN SOME OF THE THINGS

INHEAPED ON HIM.

NEVERTHELESS, GREAT MAN, GREAT

LEADER AND WORLD FIGURE FOR

RECONCILIATION.

MERCY.

AMAZING LEGACY.

YOU OUGHT TO READ HIS BOOK.

WHAT HE DID IS WONDERFUL.

WE HONOR HIM, MOURN HIS PASSING,

JOHN?

REPORTER: PAT, HERE AT HOME,

SATANISTS ARE FIGHTING TO PUT UP

A MONUMENT ON OKLAHOMA STATE

HOUSE STATES.

REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS APPROVED 10

COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT.

A SATANIC TEMPLE IS TRYING TO

PUT ONE UP, TOO.

THEY ARE PLANNING TO SUBMIT

POSSIBLE DESIGNS WITH A SATANIC

PENTIGRAM.

PAUL STRAND VISITED A

TEMPORARY

STRUCTURE DAVID'S TENT AS IT

WRAPPED UP A THOUSAND HOURS OF

WORSHIP.

THEY ARE PRAISING THEIR GOD

FOR 40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

WITHOUT CEASING.

WITHIN EYE SIGHT AND EARSHOT OF

1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, JUST

ABOUT AS CLOSE TO THE CENTER OF

SECULAR POWER AS ONE CAN GET.

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

SUGGESTED TO US, WHITE HOUSE

LIPS.

WE THOUGHT GOD WAS SCREAMING AT

US, I WANT

TO BE CENTRAL?

AMERICA!

THEY HAVE ALREADY GREASED THE

SKINS FOR NEXT YEAR.

FIFTY DAYS, ONE DAY FOR EVERY

STATE.

*

REPORTER: ALEXANDERA MCDONALD

CAME.

A LOT OF FAVOR WITH THE

SECRET SERVICE, THE PARK POLICE.

WE'LL HAVE EVERYDAY A SECRET

SERVICE AGENT COME HERE AND GET

TO PRAY WITH THEM.

IT IS SO CRAZY!

REPORTER: ALLEN AVERY IS A

REGULAR WORSHIPPER BELIEVING

THERE IS REAL TRANSFORMING

POWER.

WE ARE HERE TO SAY GOD'S

PRESENCE WANTS TO INVADE US.

WASHINGTON, D.C., OUR STATE,

WORLD, NATION.

REPORTER: MANY BELIEVERS AND

NON-BELIEVERS PULLED IN BY THE

SWEET PRESENCE.

THEY LOVE THE WORSHIP.

IT BRINGS PEOPLE IN.

GOD'S PRESENCE IS SO STRONG HE

CAN MINISTER TO PEOPLE'S

HEARTS.

REPORTER: SOME HAVE COME TO

KNOW HIM AT DAVID'S TENT.

ONE OF OUR GIRLS CHASED

SOMEBODY DOWN ON THE ELLIPSE,

PULLED THEM BACK, WITNESSED TO

HIM.

CAME BACK THE NEXT NIGHT AND

GAVE HIS LIFE TO JESUS.

REPORTER: THEY WANT TO

TRANSFORM NOT JUST INDIVIDUALS,

BUT MAYBE A NATION.

LITERALLY THIS CITY COULD BE

REDEFINED AND A PLACE TO GATHER

AND PRAISE THE NAME OF THE LORD.

REPORTER: AS THEY PREPARED TO

RETURN FOR A THIRD, WASHINGTON

MAY BE KNOWN AS A NATION TO COME

AND PRAISE GOD.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS, THE WHITE

HOUSE.

THE PLIGHT ON PASTOR SAEED

ABEDINI IS SET FOR THURSDAY,

THEY WILL HEAR FROM HIS WIFE

NEGHMEH.

PASTOR ABEDINI WAS TRANSFERRED

TO THE DEADLIEST PRISON IN IRAN.

HE HAS BEEN REPEATEDLY ROBBED

AND THREATENED AT KNIFE POINT.

HIS HEALTH IS DECLINING AND

MALNOURISHED AND COVERED IN

LICE.

YOU CAN GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT

CBN.COM.

PAT, LAST YEAR, I INTERVIEWED

PASTOR ABEDINI'S WIFE AND JESUS

GIVES HER THE STRENGTH TO BE A

SINGLE MOTHER AND FIGHT FOR HIS

LIFE.

PAT: FOR THEM TO TREAT HIM

THIS WAY AND DENY HIM MEDICINE,

HOW BARBARIC CAN YOU GET?

ONLY OFFENSE IS HE IS SPREADING

CHRISTIANITY.

FOR IS THAT HE IS GOING TO BE

LOCKED UP IN PRISON AND ALLOWED

TO DIE.

WE ARE HAVING A LOVE FEST WITH

THE IRANIANS AND RELEASING

SANCTIONS SO THEY CAN HAVE MORE

MONEY AND BUILD MORE

CENTRIFUGES.

IT IS TOTALLY IRRATIONAL, OUR

DEALING WITH THE IRANIANS,

TERRY?

SARAH PALIN IS HER TO TALK

ABOUT PUTTING CHRIST BACK IN

CHRISTMAS.

TOO MANY OF THE ANGRY

ATHEISTS ARMED WITH ATTORNEYS

WOULD TRY TO TAKE AWAY THE

FREEDOM TO EXPRESS FAITH.

IT IS GOING TO END IN RUIN

UNLESS WE D

O SOMETHING A

BOUT

IT.

TERRY: FORMER VICE

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE UNLOADS

ABOUT THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS WHEN

WE COME BACK.

TUESDAY,

HOW THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD

INFILTRATED OUR GOVERNMENT.

PLUS...

WHEN I GOT IN THE CAR, I

DIDN'T LOOK BACK.

A TEEN TAKES

OFF FOR

CHRISTMAS.

TAKE ME ANYWHERE BUT

HOME.

FIND OUT WHAT BRINGS HIM BACK

TUESDAY ON "700 CLUB."

PAT: IN 2008, THE GOVERNOR OF

ALASKA,SARAH PALIN MADE HISTORY,

SHE WAS THE FIRST REPUBLICAN

COME AS A CANDIDATE FOR VICE

PRESIDENT.

TODAY SHE IS NOT ON THE CAMPAIGN

TRAIL BUT IN THE SPOTLIGHT.

SHE IS IN THE BATTLE TO PROTECT

THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS.

OUR DAVID BRODY SAT DOWN WITH

SARAH.

DAVID: EVEN THOUGH IT HAS

BEEN FIVE YEARS SINCE SARAH

PALIN RAN FOR VICE PRESIDENT,

HER FANS STILL CAN'T GET ENOUGH

OF HER.

THIS HAS BEEN ONE OF MY

DREAMS COME TRUE.

SHE IS A WONDERFUL PERSON INSIDE

AND OUT.

DAVID: HOOPLA IS OVER HER NEW

BOOK "GOOD TIDINGS AND GREAT

JOY"

PROTECTING HEART OF

CHRISTMAS.

TH

E

BOOK

IS A RALLYING CRY FOR

CHRISTMAS TO STAND UP FOR THOSE

THAT WANT TO KEEP FAITH OUT OF

THE PUBLIC SCARE.

WE WERE FOUNDING IN THE

DOCUMENTS THAT CREATED AMERICA,

WE WERE FOUNDED ON A JUDEO

CHRISTIAN FAITH THAT WOULD ALLOW

FOREVER THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS OUR

RESPECT FOR FAITH IN AMERICA.

DAVID: PALIN SAYS THOSE ARE

UNDER ATTACK FROM ATHEIST, SHE

HAS A NAME "JOE MCSCROOGE."

ARMED WITH AN ATTORNEY, IS

QUITE DANGEROUS.

DAVID: IN DEED EACH YEAR

STORIES MAKE THE NEW.

RECRE

RECENTLY A COLORADO SCHOOL

STOPPED OPERATION CHRISTMAS

CHILD WHEN AN ATHEIST GROUP

FEARED TO SUE.

THE ROAD WE ARE ON IS TOO

MANY OF THOSE ANGRY ATHEISTED

ARMED WITH ATTORNEYS WOULD TRY

TO TAKE AWAY FREEDOM TO EXPRESS

FAITH.

IT IS GOING TO END IN RUIN

UNLESS WE

DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

DAVID: THAT IS WHERE THE

FIGHT COMES IN.

PALIN WHO KNOWS ABOUT ADVERSE RI

KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

I WANT THEM TO UNDERSTAND

THEY DON'T HAVE TO HIDE THEIR

FAITH.

THEY DON'T HAVE TO BE

EMBARRASSED BY IT.

DAVID: PALIN ADDS IT ISN'T

ABOUT FIGHTING LAWSUITS.

THE BATTLE BREWING IS THOSE

THAT WANT TO TAKE GOD OUT OF OUR

SOCIETY, OUT OF OUR CULTURE

WHICH WILL LEAD TO RUIN HAS

HISTORY

IS

PROVEN.

DAVID: PALIN SAYS IT INCLUDES

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE

DOING RIGHT.

DAVID: HER POLITICAL ACTION

COMMITTEE IS LOADED WITH VOTERS.

CANDIDATES STILL SEEK HER

ENDORSEMENT.

SHE HITS THE ROAD IN IMPORTANT

POLITICAL STATES LIKE IOWA

PREACHING CONSTITUTIONAL

CONSER

CONSER

CONSERVE CONSERVE ADVERTISE M.

DAVID: A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE

CAN EXPRESS FREELY.

WITHOUT A

FAITH

IN CHRIST, SHE

WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN ABLE TO STAND

WHEN SHE RAN FOR VICE PRESIDENT.

THERE IS NO WAY I COULD BE

STANDING IF IT WEREN'T FOR THAT

FAITH I ADOPTED AS A KID ASKING

CHRIST INTO MY LIFE.

PUTS MY LIFE IN HIS HANDS, GOD,

YOU ARE MY CREATOR, I HAVE TO

BELIEVE YOU KNOW MORE ABOUT

DESTINY THAN I DO.

HEAVEN FOR BID I TRY TO

ORCHESTRATE IT MYSELF.

SEND ME, I'LL GO.

DAVID: DAVID BRODY, CBN NEWS.

PAT: IT IS A NICE PIECE.

SHE DOESN'T QUITE KNOW WHAT TO

DO THESE DAYS.

LOOKING FOR A CAUSE.

TERRY: THAT IS A CAUSE

WORTHY.

PAT: IT IS.

I WISH HER THE BEST.

IF ANY HUMAN BEING WAS BEAT UP

BY THE MEDIA, SHE WAS THE BUTT

OF EVERY JOKE.

TERRY: BUT SHE COMES BACK.

PAT: SHE IS TOUGH, SHE IS AGO

FIGHTER.

OKAY.

TERRY: YOU DON'T HAVE TO

WORRY ABOUT "THE 700 CLUB"

WHITEWASHING THE RELIGIOUS

ASPECTS OUT OF CHRISTMAS.

UP NEXT, ONE WISEMAN

INVESTIGATES THE STAR OF

BETHLEHEM AND WHAT HAPPENED IN

THAT STABLE THE NIGHT JESUS WAS

BORN, DON'T GO AWAY.

*

PAT: WE ARE COMING UP ON

CHRISTMAS, UNLESS THE CHRISTMAS

SCROOGES HAVE GOTTEN TO IT,

NATIVITY DISPLAYS HAVE GONE ALL

OVER THE WORLD ASIA, JAPAN,

CHINA, PHILIPPINES, HUGE

CHRISTMAS, THEY FEATURE THE

CHRISTMAS BASICS, WISEMAN,

SHEPHERDS, MARY, JOSEPH AND BABY

JESUS IN A MANGER.

IS THAT DEPICTION ACCURATE?

WENDY GRIFFITH TALKED ABOUT WITH

AUTHOR ACE COLLINS FOR HIS TAKE

ON IT.

WENDY: ACE, I JUST LOVE

NATIVITY SCENES, THIS REMAINS ME

OF OURS GROWING UP AS A CHILD.

WHEN DID THEY START MAKING

NATIVITY SCENES?

FIRST NATIVITY SCENE IS

BEGINNING WHAT WE LOOK AT TODAY

STARTED BY FRANCES ABOUT EIGHT

CENTURIES AGO.

HE USED THEM AS TEACHING TOOLS.

AS A MATTER OF FACT, HE

INCORPORATED LIVE ANIMALS AND

ACTORS AND HAD SONGS.

IT WAS PART OF AN HOUR OR

TWO-HOUR LONG PAGEANT.

HE BROUGHT THE MANGER SCENE TO

LIFE SO PEOPLE COULD UNDERSTAND

WHAT HAPPENED ON THAT FIRST

CHRISTMAS NIGHT.

WENDY: THE NIGHT JESUS WAS

BORN, HOW ACCURATE IS A NATIVE

TYING RUN -- NATIVITY SCENE

LIKE THIS ONE?

THEY WERE PROBABLY INSIDE THE

STABLE.

WE KNOW THE SHEPHERDS ARRIVED.

THE MAGI, VISITORS

FROM THE

EAST,

THE

KINGS

DID NOT

COME

T

O

THE

MANGER.

THEY CAM

E MANY,

MANY

MONTHS

LATER AND

VISITED

MARY

AND

JOSEPH IN THEIR

HOME

AND SPENT

THE NIGHT WITH THEM.

MOST OF THE NATIVITY SCENES ARE

NOT ACCURATE.

I DON'T THINK THAT IS AS

IMPORTANT

AS

IT IS

TO

REALIZE

PROBABLY

MORE

THAN ANYTHING

ELSE, THESE

LITTLE

NATIVITY

SCENES PUT THE FOCUS BACK ON THE

REASON FOR THE SEASON.

IT REALLY SHOWS US THAT GOD CAME

TO US AS A COMMON MAN SO WE

COULD ALL RELATE.

PAT: THANK YOU,

ACE.

WE HAVE AS A TRADITION IN OUR

FAMILY, WE HAVE CHRISTMAS EVE, A

BIG DINNER, THEN WE READ THE

CHRISTMAS

STORY, WE

ALL

GATHER

AROUND A

CRASH THAT

CAME FROM MY

WIFE'S FAMILY.

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN HER PARENT'S

PARENTS.

IT GOES BACK A LONG TIME.

THE YOUNGEST OF THE GROUP PUTS

THE BABY JESUS IN THE MANGER,

THEN WE SING

SOMETHING LIKE

SILENT NIGHT.

TERRY: THAT IS WONDERFUL.

WE COLLECT THEM FROM AROUND THE

WORLD.

IT IS THE CENTER OF OUR

CELEBRATION AS WELL.

THE THREE WISEMAN DIDN'T MAKE IT

TO THE MANGER THE NIGHT JESUS

WAS BORN.

IN FACT, THERE WAS NO PROOF

THERE WAS THREE OF THEM.

THEY TRAVELED MANY, MANY MILES

TO BETHLEHEM BECAUSE SOMETHING

REMARKABLE APPEARED IN THE SKY.

RECENTLY ONE PROFESSOR TRIES TO

FIND OUT WHAT THAT WAS.

FOR CENTURIES, SCIENTISTS,

HISTORIANS AND BIBLE SCHOLARS

HAVE STUDIED THE SC STARS.

MANY BELIEVE THERE ARE MESSAGES.

THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM, FORETOLD

THE BIRTH OF CHRIST.

SOME ARGUE IF IT WAS GENUINE OR

A LEGEND CREATED BY THE EARLY

CHURCH.

IN THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM, RICK

LARSON UNLOCKS THIS HEAVENLY

MYSTERY BY FOLLOWING CLUES FROM

THE BIBLE.

TERRY: RICK LARSON

JOINS US,

RICK, WELCOME TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

YOU ARE A LAW

PROFESSOR, NOT AN

ASTRONOMER.

HOW DID YOU GET INTO THIS

SEARCH?

ISN'T

THAT

CRAZY.

A LOT WILL SAY THEY HAVE BEEN

TRICKED.

MY NEIGHBORHOOD HAD A COMMUNITY

CELEBRATION.

HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH JESUS,

ANIMALS AND PRESENTS AND

BUNNIES.

WE DIDN'T DO IT.

EVERYBODY DID IT EXCEPT US.

WHEN THE TIME CAME AND KIDS

DRIVING THROUGH, OURS WAS DARK.

PEOPLE WOULD

SAY

DADDY,

LOOK,

THIS IS WHERE

THE

ATHEIST

LIVE.

THIS YEAR

IT WAS

SO

FRIGID,

MY

DAUGHTER

WAS

ABOUT WAIST

HIDE,

WE

RAN

INT

O

THE GARAGE

AND M

ADE

WISEMAN.

MARYANNE STARTED

THE

WHOLE

THING,

DAD, WE

HAVE

THE

WISEMAN,

DON'T WE NEED A

STAR?

IF I AM GOING TO MAKE A STAR,

WHAT

DID IT

DO?

HOW LONG DID IT

LAST?

WAS

IT

AN

ANGEL?

I STARTED

THE RESEARCH.

THAT IS WHAT

IS

CHANGING MY

LIFE.

TERRY: SOME PEOPLE SAY MAYBE

IT WAS A COMET OR SOME KIND OF

OTHER SIGN IN THE SKY OUT OF THE

ORDINARY, WHAT WAS IT?

WHEN I BEGAN THE RESEARCH, I

WAS SURPRISED AT HOW MANY THEER

THEORIES ARE

OUT THERE.

I REALIZED THE REASON FOR THAT

IS THEY DON'T TAKE THE BIBLE

SERIOUSLY.

IF YOU GO BACK THROUGH SCRIPTURE

AND COMB

THROUGH

MATTHEW, YOU

CARVE OUT NINE CHARACTERISTICS

OF THE STAR.

IF YOU GET EXPERTS TALKING ABOUT

THE NINE POINTS, WE CAN COME TO

CONCLUSIONS, THEY ARE EASY.

WHATEVER

THEY

SAW

IN THE SKY

SUGGESTED

KINGSHIP, BIRTH AND

JEWISH NATION.

SOME OF THE CLUES

ARE

A

LITTLE

MORE

OBSCURE, THEY

SAW THE STAR

WHEN THEY WERE IN THE EAST,

TRAVELED TO JERUSALEM.

DON'T KNOW WHERE THEY CAME FROM

OUR HOW THEY TRAVELED.

IF THEY WERE FROM PERSIA, WE ARE

TALKING A MONTH.

THEY ARRIVE IN JERUSALEM AND

STILL SEE THE STAR.

IT LASTED OVER TIME.

THAT IS ANOTHER

CLUE.

YOU COULD PUT ALL NINE TOGETHER,

YOU START ELIMINATING THINGS, IT

COULDN'T BE A SHOOTING STAR IF

IT LAST OVERTIME.

TERRY: EXACTLY.

WE LOOK AT ANCIENT RECORDS,

HERE IS THE THING THAT BLOWS ME

AWAY, MATTHEW IS NO SCIENTIST.

[LAUGHTER].

YET HE WROTE HIS GOSPEL AND GOT

NINE POINTS, RIGHT THERE IN THE

SKY PRECISELY CORRELATING WHERE

WHAT HE WROTE DOWN.

HE COULDN'T HAVE KNOWN.

THIS IS THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD.

WHEN

HE WROTE

HIS

STORY,

ACCOUNT

OF THE

STAR,

IT WOULD HOLD

U

P

TO

SCIENTIFIC SCRUTINY 2,000

YEARS

LATER.

THERE THINGS IN THE

SKY THAT

PRECISEL

Y

CORRELATE WITH WHAT

HE

DESCRIBED.

TERRY: DO YOU THINK

EVERYBODY NOTICED THIS HAPPENING

IN THE SKY?

IT SIGNIFIED TO THE SHED

SHEPHERDS.

DID EVERYBODY NOTICE IT?

I WOULD THINK PROBABLY NOT.

I KNOW THE ROMANS NOTICE IT.

THEY WOUND UP PUTTING IT

ON

A

COIN.

STAR OF BETHLEHEM

APPEARS

ON A

ROMAN

COIN.

I

THINK IT WAS SOMETHING

NOTICEABLE BUT UNDERSTANDABLE

ONLY WHEN EXPLAINED BY EXPERTS.

WHILE THE PEOPLE IN JERUSALEM

MAY HAVE SEEN SOMETHING OF

INTEREST, ALMOST CERTAINLY

DID.

WHEN THE

MAGI

ARRIVED,

THAT IS

WHEN

IT BLEW THEIR MINDS.

TERRY: WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF

THINGS THAT GO ON IN THE SKY?

SOLAR SYSTEM AND UNIVERSE

OPERATES LIKE A GREAT CLOCK.

TERRY: UNBELIEVABLE.

IF YOU TAKE A SERIES OF

EVENTS LIKE MATTHEW DESCRIBES,

ANY ONE MIGHT HAPPEN AGAIN.

SHORT INTERVALS OR LONGER OR

APERIODIC, YOU DON'T KNOW WHEN

THEY'LL APPEAR.

IF YOU STACK NINE THINGS UP, YOU

GET

REDUCING

PROBABLE.

BY THE TIME YOU HAVE NINE,

LIKELIHOOD IS BASICALLY NIL.

SURROUNDS THE BIRTH OF THE ONE

WHO CLAIM TO BE CHRIST.

IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN.

TERRY: THERE ARE ALSO PEOPLE

THAT SAY IT HAPPENED 2 OR 3 B.C.

SCHOLARS SAY DEATH OF HEROD

OCCURRED 4 B.C. DO YOU HAVE

PROBLEMS WITH DISCREPT I

DISCREPANCIES.

I WOULD SAY HARRY DIED IN 4.

STAR HAD TO HAPPEN BEFORE THAT.

LATEST SCHOLARSHIP IS COUNTERED,

TENDS TO INDICATE HEROD DIES IN

1 B. C. I AM CONVINCED THEY ARE

CORRECT.

IF HEROD DIED IN 1, RIGHT YEARS

TO LOOK FOR STAR ARE 2 AND 3.

I TRY PUT ALL THAT LINKED ON MY

WEBSITE BETHLEHEMSTAR.NET, THEY

CAN ACCESS THAT.

TERRY: YOU PUT IT TOGETHER

ON A GREAT DVD THE STAR OF

BETHLEHEM, UNLOCK THE MYSTERY OF

THE WORLD'S FAMOUS STAR.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO

THAT THING?

TERRY: ?

IT HAS BEEN THE TOP SELLING

DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORLD.

NO. 1 IN AMAZON, YOU THINK I

HAVE THAT SCREEN SHOT.

GOD HAS CHOSEN TO USE THIS.

WHEN THEY TAKE AWAY IT WILL BE A

NUMBER OF THINGS, FIRST OF ALL,

WE HAVE GOT UNCLE ANTHONY OR

SUSAN, SOMEONE

YOU LOVE, IF YOU

MENTION JESUS, THE WONDERFUL LAW

GOES UP.

THAT IS A GREAT MYSTERY,

HISTORICAL, OBJECTIVE,

SCIENTIFIC, ENTERTAINING AND

PACKS A SPIRITUAL WHALOP.

TERRY: GREAT TIME OF YEAR TO

GIVE IT, TOO.

THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US.

CHECK OUT THE BEST SELLING DVD

"THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM."

IT IS AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE.

PAT?

PAT: THANK YOU.

OUR REPORTER GAYLE DID A STUDY

ON ASTROLOGY OF THESE SO-CALLED

WISEMAN WERE ASTROLOGERS AS HAD

SIGNIFICANCE AND HOW THEY KNEW

IT WAS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

VERY INTERESTING.

STILL AHEAD, WE ARE GOING TO

BRING IT ON WITH YOUR E-MAIL.

NANCY SAYS: A FRIEND ASKED ME

TO PRAY BECAUSE SHE WAS WORRIED

SOMETHING BAD WAS GOING TO

HAPPEN.

I FORGOT TO PRAY AND SOMETHING

BAD DID HAPPEN, WOULD SHE HAVE

AVOIDED THE SITUATION HAD I

PRAYED?

WE'LL ANSWER THAT AND MORE ON

TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

REPORTER: WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS

CBN NEWS

BREAK.

A COLORADO

JUDGE

SAYS A

CHRISTIAN BAKER HAS TO MAKE A

WEDDING CAKE FOR A GAY COUPLE.

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

ACCUSED THE OWNER OF

DISCRIMINATION.

THE BAKER SAYS HE'LL FACE A

FINE.

THE BAKER IS CONSIDERING WHETHER

TO APPEAL.

MORE THAN 3,000 CHILDREN

ATTENDED A

CBN

KIDS

EVENT

AT A

SCHOOL IN CAMBODIA.

SOME ROAD LONG DISTANCES.

AT THE END OF THE EVENT MORE

THAN 3,000 CHILDREN PRAYED TO

RECEIVE JESUS.

A LOCAL CHURCH THAT PARTNERS

WITH CBN WILL FOLLOW UP WITH THE

CHILDREN AND HELP THEM LEARN

MORE ABOUT GOD.

YOU CAN

FIN

D

OUT

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LOGGING ON TO

CBN.COM/INTERNATIONAL.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

PAT THIS FIRST ONE COMES FROM

NANCY WHO SAYS SOMEONE I KNOW

ASKED ME TO PRAY FOR THEM

WITHOUT GETTING INTO

PARTICULARS, THEY WERE WORRIED

SOMETHING BAD WAS GOING TO

HAPPEN.

I SAID I WAS GOING TO PRAY BUT I

COMPLETELY FORGOT.

SURE ENOUGH THAT BAD THING

HAPPENED TO MY FRIEND.

NOW I FEEL HORRIBLE.

DID I SIN BY NOT PRAYING?

SHOULD I TELL MY FRIEND I FORGOT

TO PRAY AND SHE MAY HAVE AVOIDED

HER SITUATION, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

PAT: BOY, YOU THINK YOUR

PRAYERS HOLD A LOT OF WEIGHT?

GOD DOES HEAR OUR PRAYERS, I

DON'T HAVE ALL THE DETAILS.

I THINK WE HAVE A RESPONSIBLE TO

UPHOLD ONE ANOTHER.

IF SOMEBODY SAYS I AM FACING A

DIFFICULT SITUATION, PRAY FOR

ME.

TO DENY THEM THAT SUPPORT IS

WRONG.

DID YOU SIN?

I DON'T KNOW IF IT WAS A SIN.

TERRY: I STARTED MAKING THE

HABIT OF STOPPING AND PRAYING

RIGHT THERE.

I HAVE PEOPLE SAY PRAY FOR MY

MOTHER, LET'S DO IT RIGHT NOW.

TERRY: THIS IS LORA THAT

SAYS I HAVE HEARD A PASTOR SAY

THERE WILL NOT BE A SECOND

CHANCE FOR SINNERS DURING

TRIBULATION AND GOING TO HELL,

WHAT DO YOU THINK.

PAT: CLEARLY, WHEN THE LORD

COMES BACK, HE IS GOING TO

RAPTURE PEOPLE, CATCH THEM UP TO

BE WITH THEM, SEND HIS ANGELS

AND ELECT FROM THE FOUR CORNERS

OF THE BIBLE.

WE LOOK AT SO-CALLED

PREMILLENNIALS, A THOUSAND YEARS

OF PEACE.

MANY THINGS IN THE BIBLE THAT

ARE VAILED, WE DON'T KNOW WHAT

THEY ARE.

I THINK IF THERE IS A

TRIBULATION PROBLEM, IF THERE IS

AN ANTICHRIST, THERE IS GOING TO

BE A TIME OF MASSIVE DELUSION.

THOSE WHO TAKE THE MARK OF THE

BEAST ARE SUCKED UP INTO THIS

SYSTEM JUST LIKE MASS DELUSION

IN GERMANY UNDER THE NAZIS.

THESE WONDERFUL PEOPLE THAT

BROUGHT FOR BEETHOVEN AND BACH,

THEY WERE WILLING TO SLAUGHTER

THE JEWS AND GIVE POWER TO

ADOLPH HITLER.

THERE WAS COLLECTIVE CONFUSION.

TO SAY THEY CAN'T GET SAVED,

SURE THERE IS ALWAYS SOMEBODY

THAT CAN COME TO THE TRUTH.

I DON'T THINK THAT IS THE CASE.

I DO THINK THE CHANCE OF

DELUSION IS VERY STRONG DURING A

PERIOD LIKE THAT.

TERRY: UH HUH.

THIS IS RACHEL, CAN SOMEONE

HAUNT YOU AFTER YOU DIE?

PAT: NO.

I DON'T BELIEVE IN THIS HAUNTING

STUFF AND GHOSTS AND GOBLINS.

I BELIEVE IN EVIL SPIRITS.

I DO BELIEVE THERE ARE DEMONIC

UNCLEAN SPIRITS, THE BIBLE TALKS

ABOUT THEM.

NO QUESTION ABOUT IT.

BUT I THINK SOMEBODY IS GOING TO

DIE AND COME BACK AND HAUNT YOU,

NO WAY.

I DON'T BELIEVE THAT,

SUPERSTITION IS NOT BIBLICAL.

TERRY: THIS IS AN

INTERESTING QUESTION: EVERY

NIGHT I PRAY FOR THE SUFFERING

OF THOSE MAY HAVE LOST THE

SPIRITUAL BATTLE AND IN HELL FOR

ETERNITY.

I REALIZE GOD DOESN'T MAKE

MISTAKES, I CAN'T HELP PEOPLE

ARE TORTURED WITH NO HELP.

I ASK GOD TO HASTEN THEIR PAIN.

IS IT WRONG FOR ME TO DO THAT

AND IMPOSSIBLE.

PAT: YOU CAN WASTE

PRAYERS

ANY WAY

YOU WANT.

YOU ARE NOT GOING

TO CHANGE THE

DESTINY O

F

PEOPLE IN

HELL.

BIBLE TEACHES

THAT.

THEY ARE SUFFERING, IT IS TOO

BAD.

JESUS SAID THEY HAVE MOSES AND

PROPHETS, IF THEY WON'T LISTEN

TO THIS, THEY WON'T LISTEN TO

SOMEONE THAT ROSE FROM THE DEAD.

PRAYING FOR THE DEAD, IT IS NON

SENSE.

IF YOU WANT TO SPEND YOUR TIME

DOING IT, IT IS PROBABLY BETTER

THAN WASTING YOUR TIME AT

STARBUCKS.

TERRY: GOD DOES NOT MAKE

MISTAKES,

BUT

WE DECIDE THE

AFTER LIFE BY OUR CHOICES.

JANE SAYS I LIKE MY BOSS, BUT

SHE LEAVES HER CHILD WITH ME

SOMETIMES TWO HOURS AT A TIME.

I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD BE

RESPONSIBLE FOR HER CHILD.

I CERTAINLY FEEL SHE IS ABUSING

OUR RELATIONSHIP.

I WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK UP AND

AFRAID IF I COMPLAIN I WILL

QUIT.

DO YOU THINK IT IS RIGHT?

PAT: IS SHE PAYING YOU TO BE

A PERSONAL SERVANT, NANNY OR

SALESPERSON?

WHAT ARE YOU BEING PAID FOR?

IF YOU ARE

PAYING TO ATTEND TO

HER PERSONAL NEEDS, THAT IS WHAT

YOU ARE PAYING FOR.

TERRY: WHAT WAS YOUR

AGREEMENT.

PAT: WHAT IS YOUR

UNDERSTANDING.

IF SHE IS WORKING FOR A

CORPORATION AND USING

CORPORATION MONEY AND

CORPORATION EMPLOYEES TO DO HER

PERSONAL BUSINESS, IT IS LIKE

STEALING.

THAT IS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT

MATTER.

YOU DON'T GIVE ME ENOUGH

INFORMATION.

TERRY: I THINK THIS LADY

MIGHT OWN THE BUSINESS.

PAT: THEN THAT IS WHAT SHE IS

PAYING YOU FOR.

IF YOU DON'T LIKE THAT, QUIT.

GET ANOTHER JOB.

TERRY: I AGREE.

PAT: SO HAPPY YOU AGREE.

TERRY AGREES!

THAT SEALS IT.

[LAUGHTER].

TERRY: WHEN A BABY BOY WAS

BORN IN GUATEMALA, HIS ENTIRE

VILLAGE CURSE, MOTHER AFRAID AND

FATHER WANTED TO LET HIM DIE

BECAUSE AN UNUSUAL BIRTH DEFECT.

BY THE TIME HE TURNED TWO, A

LARGE TUMOR HAD GROWN ON THE

BACK OF HIS NECK.

I NEVER THOUGHT MY BABY BE

BORN ON SOMETHING LIKE THIS.

I THOUGHT HE WOULD DIE BECAUSE

OF IT.

VIL JERS THOUGHT THE BOY'S

KNSZ HAD

BEEN

CAUSED BY

WITCHCRAFT, SHE WAS SHUNNED BY

OTHERS EVERY TIME THEY LEFT THE

HOME.

PEOPLE SAID THERE WAS

A CURSE

ON MY

FAMILY.

OTHERS

RAN AWAY WHEN THEY SAW ME

WITH THE BABY.

IT WAS HARD FOR ME.

OLIVIA'S HUSBAND TO LET THEIR

SIGN DIE.

WHEN SHE REFUSED, HE ABANDONED

THEM.

HE WENT

AWAY AND NEVER CAME

BACK.

ONE DAY OLIVIA LEARNED ABOUT

OPERATION BLESSING AND WENT TO

ASK FOR HELP.

AFTER TESTS, A DOCTOR DIAGNOSED

CONDITIONS AND DIAGNOSED FREE

SURGERY FOR FRANKLIN.

I WAS SO HAPPY AFTER MY SON

HAD THIS OPERATION.

SOON FRANKLY RECOVERED

COMPLETELY.

NOW HE PLAYS WITH ALL THE

NEIGHBORHOOD CHILDREN.

I AM SO THANKFUL FOR THE

PEOPLE AND DOCTORS WHO MADE THIS

MIRACLE HAPPEN.

THANKS, OPERATION BLESSING, GOD

BLESS YOU.

TERRY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

AROUND THE WORLD, THAT IS WHAT

"THE 700 CLUB" MEMBERS ARE ALL

ABOUT.

CHANGING THIS LITTLE BOY'S LIFE,

REMOVING HIS SHAME, GIVING HIM

HOPE AND A FUTURE.

THIS IS ONE FAMILY.

THIS IS HAPPENING IN THOUSANDS

AND THOUSANDS OF LIVES, FOOD,

CLOTHING, MEDICAL CARE, WATER

NEEDS, PLACES TO LIVE, YOU ARE

DOING THAT "THE 700 CLUB"

MEMBERS, IF YOU ARE NOT A "THE

700 CLUB" IT IS A GREAT DAY TO

JOIN.

$.65 A DAY, $20 A MONTH MAKES

YOU A CLUB MANY.

WE'LL SEND YOU PAT'S LATEST

TEACHING, "HOW SHALL WE NOW LIVE

?"

MY FRIEND AND CO-WORKER WHO HAD

A CHRISTIAN FRIEND IN THE CARE

OF HOSPICE STATED HOW FITTING

THE SCRIPTURE WAS.

HER FRIEND JUST PASSED AWAY,

WHAT IS AMAZING, MY FRIEND WAS

THE FRIEND WHO WAS HEAVY ON MY

HEART.

I FELT THE VERSE WAS NEEDED.

I LOVE HOW JESUS WORKS FILLED

WITH JOY, PEACE AND LOVE AND

WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU AFTER

WATCHING THE DVD.

I AM SO GLAD GOD LAID THAT ON

PAT'S HEART.

PAT: THANK YOU, THERESA.

THAT WAS AN ANOITING.

UP IN THE MOUNTAINS OF VIRGINIA.

WIND WAS BLOWING AND FOG WAS

THERE AND --

TERRY: GREAT PLACE TO

CONTEMPLATE.

PAT: I AM GOING THERE AFTER

CHRISTMAS.

I THINK THE LORD TOUCHED US, IT

WAS A UNIQUE MOMENT.

TERRY: DO YOU KNOW YOU CAN

GIVE AND RECEIVE BOTH AT THE

SAME TIME.

WE ARE GOING TO SHOW YOU HOW

THAT IS

NEXT.

PAT: 2013 IS COMING TO A

CLOSE AND SO IS THE DEADLINE FOR

MAKING CHARITABLE KRIPGSS.

THE MORE YOU GIVE, MORE YOU CAN

DEDUCT AND MORE MONEY YOU CAN

GET BACK FROM THE IRS.

JOINING US TO EXPLAIN IS FRANK

NICO.

GOOD TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

GOOD MORNING.

PAT: WHAT ARE YOU TELLING

PEOPLE AT THIS POINT?

WHAT IS THE KEY THING THEY

SHOULD REMEMBER?

LET'S ASSUME THEY BOUGHT STOCK

AND STOCK WENT UP.

LAST YEAR WHEN WE TALKED

ABOUT IN DECEMBER, WE WERE

FACED, THE ECONOMY WAS FACING

FISCAL CLIFF.

THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS, THEY

AGREED TO PASS THE AMERICAN TAX

PAYOR RELIEF ACT.

IT IS NOT A RELIEF FOR A LOT OF

THE HIGH INCOME EARNERS.

FOUR TAXES THAT TOOK PLACE,

INCREASE IN ORDINARY, 35% TO

39.6.

DIVIDENDS AND CAPITAL GAINS

INCREASE 15-20%.

THEN THE PHASE OUT OF THE

PERSONAL EXEMPTION AND ALSO

REINSTITUTED THE P'S LIMITATION

OR PROVISION WHICH LIMITS

ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS AND

AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT

IMPOSED A 3.6% SURTAX ON NET

INVESTMENT INCOME.

THERE ARE CHARITABLE STRATEGIES

TO COUNTER ACT, NOT ONLY FOR

HIGH INCOME EARNERS BUT TAX

PAYORS AND TALL TAX BRACKETS.

PAT: TELL US.

ONE IS GIVING APPRECIATED

STOCK, DOUBLE TAX BENEFIT, YOU

CAN GIVE AND GET A CHARITABLE

DEDUCTION FOR THE MARKET VALUE

AND BYPASS THE CAPITAL GAINS TAX

ON THE APPRECIATION.

I HAVE AN EXAMPLE.

PAT: GO AHEAD.

STOCK MARKETS THIS LAST YEAR

GONE UP 20% SINCE 2009, A LARGE

INCREASE.

IF A FEW YEARS AGO YOU BOUGHT A

STOCK $5,000 AND NOW APPRECIATED

AT 10,000, THAT GENERATES

CHARITABLE TAX DEDUCTION OF

10,000 AND FEDERAL TAX SAVINGS,

3,960 IN THE TOP TAX BRACKET AND

BYPASS CAPITAL GAINS TAX WHICH

IS 20%.

FOR A GIFT OF

10,000,

YOU ARE

TALKING $5,000 TAX SAVINGS RIGHT

THERE.

PAT: YOU

ACTUALLY

ALMOST GET

YOUR MONEY

BACK.

IT IS A GREAT STRATEGY.

PAT: I AM A GREAT

FAN OF

CHARITABLE REMAINDER UNI TRUST.

YOU CAN CREATE LIFETIME

INCOME OR INCOME FOR A TERM OF

YEARS, IDEAL FOR APPRECIATED

ASSETS WHEN YOU HAVE A BUSINESS

YOU ARE SELLING OR REAL ESTATE

OR RENTAL PROPERTY.

SET THE TRUST UP BEFORE YOU HAVE

A LEAGUE BINDING CONTRACT.

MOVE THE ASSET INTO THE

CHARITABLE TRUST.

YOU

G

ET

CHARITABLE

DEDUCTION

AND

BYPASS CAPITAL GAINS TAX.

PAT: IF YOU HAVE PROPERTY NOT

YIELDING MUCH, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU

CAN PUT IT INTO A CHARITABLE

REMAINDER UNITRUST AND PAY THAT

MONEY TO YOURSELF, RIGHT?

YOU CAN SET IT UP AS A

PERCENTAGE THAT YOU TAKE OUT

EVERY YEAR.

THEN THE REMAINDER AFTER ONE

LIFE OR TWO

LIFE,

GOES TO THE

CHARITY YOU

PICK.

DEDUCTIBLE

INSIDE THE

UNITRUST, THE MONEY THAT COMES

OUT YOU HAVE TO PAY TAXES, YOU

CAN

DOUBLE

OR

TRIPLE OR

QUADRUPLE.

YOU GET THE DEDUCTION AT THAT

TIME.

PAT: SOMETHING ELSE IF YOU

HAVE AN IRA, THE LAW IS VERY

TOUGH IF YOU GET PASSED 70 YEARS

OLD, YOU HAVE TO START MAKING

DISTRIBUTION FROM THAT IRA OR

HIT WITH A BIG PENALTY, HOW DO

THEY AVOID THAT PENALTY?

IN FACT, PAT, THE PENALTY IS

ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT OF

ALL IRS PENALTIES, IT IS 50% IF

YOU DON'T WITHDRAWAL THAT.

ONE THAT WAS REAUTHORIZED BY

CONGRESS AT THE BEGINNING OF

2013 IS CHARITABLE IRA ROLL

OVER.

BENEFIT IS YOU CAN THEN TAKE

THAT DISTRIBUTION AND TAX FREE.

THE KEY IS THAT, THAT PAYMENT

HAS TO BE MADE IRA DIRECTLY TO

LIKE CBN.

WE HAVE A NUMBER OF DONORS.

PAT: GUY HAS AN IRA.

HE CAN TAKE AS MUCH AS $100,000,

PAY IT FROM THE IRA TO THE

CHARITY AND DOESN'T HAVE ANY

PENALTY, HE QUALIFIES FOR THE

DISTRIBUTION HE IS SUPPOSED TO

MAKE AND AVOIDS ALL THE

PENALTIES AND PASS THE MONEY OUT

TO THE CHARITY WITH NO STRING?

IT IS EXCLUSION FROM INCOME

NOT DEDUCTION.

IT IS ADDED BENEFIT, SINCE IT IS

REDUCING THE MEDICARE PREMIUMS

OR THE TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY

BENEFITS, ALL THOSE COME INTO

PLAY.

PAT: IF SOMEBODY WANTS TO DO,

WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO NEXT?

800-333-2373.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO CULT

CONSULT THEIR TAX ADVISER.

PAT: 333-2373.

GOT THAT?

FRANK NICO WOULD LOVE TO TALK TO

YOU.

THIS IS A WONDERFUL WAY OF

HELPING THE LORD'S WORK AND

SAVING TAXES AND A PENALTY.

THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US.

THERE AT YOUR CALL.

HERE IS A QUICK WORD FOR YOU,

THE POWER MINUTE, HE WHO IS

GENEROUS WILL BE BLESSED FOR HE

GIVES SOME OF HIS FOOD TO THE

POOR.

THAT IS ALL THE TIME WE HAVE

GOT, FOR TERRY, AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PATRIC

MCCAR PAT ROBERTSON.

SEE YOU TOMORROW,

BYE-BYE.

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