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The 700 Club - April 29, 2014

Psychologist and best-selling author Henry Cloud discusses how the best leaders set boundaries. Plus, the third time Mary’s rare form of cancer returned, doctors prepared her family for the end. Read Transcript


ALMIGHTY GOD, BY YOUR

GREAT MERCY WE HAVE REACHED

THIS LAND.

THE REAL STORY OF

AMERICA'S FIRST SETTLERS.

THEY WERE MISSIONARIES,

THEY WEREN'T RUNNING AWAY

FROM ANYTHING.

I'M, LIKE, WHAT IS THIS?

A CANCER SURVIVOR SEES

HER DISEASE RETURN WITH A

VENGEANCE.

THIS IS NOT LIKE ANYTHING

I'VE DEALT WITH BEFORE.

HOW SHE SURVIVED AS OUR

WEEK OF PRAYER CONTINUES.

THIS WHOLE THING IS A

MIRACLE.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELCOME.

ACT ONE, SCENE ONE OF THE

UNFOLDING DRAMA THAT BECAME

THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA.

IT TOOK PLACE ON THIS DAY IN

1607.

WE'RE GOING TO BE TALKING

ABOUT THE BEGINNING OF THIS

GREAT NATION.

BUT RIGHT NOW, UP TO

75 MILLION AMERICANS ARE

FACING THE THREAT OF SEVERE

WEATHER TODAY WITH TORNADOES

AND SEVERE STORMS POUNDING

THE COUNTRY FROM THE EAST

COAST THROUGH THE SOUTH.

Terry: THE BRUTAL

STORMS HAVE ALREADY KILLED

AROUND 30 PEOPLE IN JUST TWO

DAYS, AND IT'S NOT OVER

YET.

HEATHER CELLS HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: OVERNIGHT

MORE DEADLY TORNADOES SWEPT

THROUGH THE SOUTH.

IN TUPELO, MISSOURI, ONE

STRUCK DOWN A TOWN.

TO SEE TREES SNAPPED LIKE

THEY ARE NOW IS NOTHING LIKE

I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY

LIFE.

Reporter: THE

HARDEST-HIT AREAS SO FAR,

MISSISSIPPI AND ARKANSAS.

THIS IS WHERE I GREW UP.

ALL THESE HOUSES ARE MY

FAMILY'S HOUSES, AND THEY'RE

GONE.

Reporter: AUTHORITIES

SAY THE DEATH TOLL COULD

HAVE BEEN WORSE IF PEOPLE

HAD NOT TAKEN SHELTER AFTER

LISTENING TO FORECASTS AND

GETTING CELL PHONE ALERTS.

WE GOT ALERTS 20 MINUTES

BEFORE IT HAPPENED THAT WE

NEEDED TO DO SOMETHING.

BUT BEING STUBBORN AND

BULL-HEADED, I DIDN'T REACT

UNTIL FIVE MINUTES BEFORE IT

HAPPENED.

Reporter: JIM LEE WAS

HUDDLED IN HIS HOME WITH HIS

FAMILY, WHEN HE REALIZED THE

FRONT DOOR WAS OPEN.

WHEN HE WENT TO CLOSE IT, HE

WITNESSED THE TORNADO THAT

COULD STRIKE.

HE SAW NOTHING BUT CHAOS,

AND LOCKED THE DOOR, AND RAN

BACK TO THE BATHROOM, AND IT

WAS LIKE A ROARING FREIGHT

TRAIN FOR 20 OR 30 SECONDS,

AND THEN AFTER THAT, IT WAS

CALM.

Reporter: A TORNADO

ALSO STRUCK NEARBY VILONIA,

RIPPING THIS BELL FROM THIS

METHODIST CHURCH AND TOSSING

IT 75 YARDS.

A STILL GIRDLE IN CEMENT,

THE COMPLETELY TORN OUT OF

THE GROWN AND TOSSED.

Reporter: THE TORNADOES

AREN'T OVER YET.

THEY'RE EXPECTED TO THREATEN

MILLIONS OF LIVES IN MANY

CENTRAL, SOUTHERN, AND

MID-ATLANTIC STATES BETWEEN

NOW AND THURSDAY.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Pat: THANKS, HEATHER.

TERRIBLE STORMS SOUTH OF US,

IN NORTH CAROLINA.

WE DIDN'T MENTION THAT IN

OUR STORY, BUT DOWN IN

TUPELO -- OUR COMMAND CENTER

FOR "OPERATION BLESSING" IS

ON THEIR WAY TO TUPELO.

THEY'RE SETTING UP THE

NECESSARY EQUIPMENT TO FEED

PEOPLE, TO HELP REBUILD

PEOPLE, TO TAKE BRANCHES AND

LIMBS OUT OF THE WAY AND TO

BRING SOME SORT OF NORMALCY

BACK TO THOSE PEOPLE.

IT IS AMAZING.

IT IS ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE.

WE HAVE A STORY IN THE NEWS

THAT THE START OF TORNADO

SEASON HAS BEEN RELATIVELY

BENIGN, AND THEN, BANG, IT

HIT RIGHT ACROSS THE COUNTRY

AND THERE IS VERY, VERY

SEVERE WEATHER.

IN OTHER NEWS, SECRETARY OF

STATE JOHN KERRY IS TRYING

TO CALM A POLITICAL STORM

THAT HE CREATED HIMSELF.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

HERE'S JOHN.

PAT, SECRETARY OF STATE

KERRY IS BACKING OFF HIS

REMARKS ABOUT ISRAEL, SAYING

IT COULD BECOME A POTENTIAL

APARTHEID STATE IF IT

DOESN'T REACH A PEACE DEAL

WITH THE PALESTINIANS. BOTH

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

BLASTED KERRY, POINTING OUT

THE TREATMENT OF ISRAEL.

ALTHOUGH KERRY SAID HE CHOSE

THE WRONG WORD, HE DID NOT

APOLOGIZE FOR THE COMMENT

AND SAYS HE IS COMMITTED TO

ISRAEL.

683 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN

SENTENCED TO DEATH IN

EGYPT'S LATEST MASS TRIAL

AGAINST SUPPORTERS OF THE

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD.

AMONG THOSE SENTENCED IS

MOHAMMED BADIE.

THE BROTHERHOOD SPIRITUAL

GUIDE.

THE TRIALS HAVE DRAWN

INTERNATIONAL CONDEMNATION.

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS SAY

THERE IS NO WAY THE

DEFENDANTS ARE GETTING A

FAIR TRIAL.

HOWEVER, THE SAME JUDGE ALSO

REDUCED MOST OF THE DEATH

SENTENCES OF 529 DEFENDANTS,

SENTENCING THEM TO LIFE IN

PRISONMENT.

A POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN HIGH

DOSES OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND

SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR IN YOUNG

PEOPLE, WHEN THOSE DOSES ARE

GIVEN EARLY IN TREATMENT.

THAT'S A NEW FINDING

PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF

THE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

TEENS WHO STARTED THEIR

TREATMENT WITH HIGHER THAN

RECOMMENDED DOSES WERE TWICE

AS LIKELY TO HAVE SUICIDAL

THOUGHTS OR TRY TO HURT

THEMSELVES, ESPECIALLY IN

THE FIRST THREE MONTHS.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

THIS STUDY BY GOING TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

WEDNESDAY MARKS AN HISTORIC

DAY, THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE

FIRST TIME AN AMERICAN

PRESIDENT TOOK THE OATH OF

OFFICE.

AND AN EVENT HONORING GEORGE

WASHINGTON IS BRINGING

TOGETHER BIG NAMES IN

POLITICS AND THE EVANGELICAL

COMMUNITY, AND A NATIONAL

CELEBRATION OF PRAYER.

SINCE OUR FOUNDING IN

1776, THE UNITED STATES HAS

ONLY KNOWN 44 PRESIDENTS,

FROM BARACK OBAMA TO GEORGE

WASHINGTON.

AND ARGUABLY FEW HAVE HAD A

MORE LASTING IMPACT THAN THE

COUNTRY'S FIRST, A

REVOLUTIONARY WAR HERO WHO

SERVED AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF

OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY, AND

A MAN WHO IS REVERED AS THE

FATHER OF THE NATION.

ALL OVER THE CAPITAL, GEORGE

WASWASHINGTON IS APPARENT

IN MONUMENTS.

BUT WASHINGTON WAS MORE THAN

A FOUNDING FATHER.

HE SET MANY PRECEDENTS, NONE

MORE IMPORTANT, HE SAYS,

THAN A PUBLIC PROFESSION OF

FAITH AND A DIVINE GOD.

AFTER BEING SWORN IN AT

FEDERAL HALL, HE PLACED HIS

HAND UPON AN OPEN BIBLE, AND

HE PLEDGED AN OATH BEFORE

GOD AND THE NATION TO UP

HOLD THE CONSTITUTION.

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

IMMEDIATELY, AFTER HE TOOK

THE OATH OF OFFICE UNDER THE

CONTUSION, LEANED DOWN,

PICKED UP HIS BIBLE, AND

KISSED THE BIBLE.

FROM THERE, HE INVITED HIS

VICE PRESIDENT, HIS CABINET,

TO FOLLOW HIM.

Reporter: THEY WALKED

DOWN THE STREET TO

ST. PAUL'S CHAPEL, WHERE

THEY HAD DIVINE SERVICES,

AND THERE IN THAT SERVICE,

AMERICAN WAS DEDICATED TO

GOD.

Reporter: THIS YEAR

MARKSç THE 225th

ANNIVERSARY OFç WASHINGTON'S

FIRST COMMENRATION, WHICH

WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A PRAYER

EVENT.

MICHELLMICHELE BACHMANN.

THIS IS A SEMINAL

MOMENT.

AND WE, AS MEMBERS OF

CONGRESS, ARE IN CITING

INVITING THE NATION TO COME

BACK AND REMEMBER THIS VERY

IMPORTANT MAN.

HE DEDICATED OUR NATION TO

THE GLORY OF GOD.

Reporter: NOW IN ITS

THIRD YEAR, "WASHINGTON, A

MAN OF PRAYER," BRINGS

TOGETHER MEMBERS OF THE

HOUSE AND SENATE TO PRAY FOR

THE NATION AND ITS LEADERS.

CBN NEWS INTERVIEWED THE

EVENT'S FOUNDER AT

WASHINGTON'S HISTORIC

MT. VERNON HOME.

IT IS OUR HOPES AND

DESIRES THAT HAVING THIS

EVENT, "WASHINGTON, MEN OF

PRAYER," ON MAY 7th, WILL

BRING ATTENTION TO THE FACT

THAT NOT ONLY WAS OUR NATION

FOUNDED ON THE PRINCIPLES OF

GOD'S WORD, IT WAS A MOMENT

FOR ALL MEN AROUND THE

WORLD.

BECAUSE MEN FROM ALL

NATIONS, ALL CREEDS, ALL

COLORS, HAVE DESIRED TO COME

TO EVENT.

Reporter: THE EVENT,

EMCEED BY FORMER GOVERNOR OF

ARKANSAS MIKE HUCKABEE IS

ONLY FOR MEMBERS OF

CONFERENCE, BUT THIS YEAR

THE PRAYER WILL BE BEAMED

INTO HOMES AND CHURCHES ON

THE DAY STAR TELEVISION

NETWORK.

IT WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ON

A LIVE WEBSITE, INVITING

AMERICANS TO JOIN WITH THE

PRAYERS OF THEIR LEADERS FOR

AMERICA TO RETURN TO ITS

CHRISTIAN HERITAGE.

700 MILLION HOMES HAVE

ACCESS TO THEIR VIEWING, AND

WE ARE JUST TRUSTING GOD

THAT HE WILL ALLOW THE WORLD

TO SEE MEMBERS OF THE

SENATE, MEMBERS OF THE

HOUSE, NOTED CHRISTIAN

LEADERS ACKNOWLEDGE GEORGE

WASHINGTON AS A MAN OF

FAITH, A MAN OF PRAYER.

*

Reporter: AND YOU CAN

WATCH "WASHINGTON, A MAN OF

PRAYER," IT WILL AIR NEXT

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7th FROM

8:30 TO 10 p.m. EASTERN

TIME.

AND YOU CAN SEE IT ONLINE.

PAT, WASHINGTON HAD A

LASTING LEGACY.

Pat: HE DID.

AND HE PICKED OFF THE DAY

WE'RE CELEBRATING DAY, WHICH

IS THE 29th, AND WE'RE

GOING TO TALK ABOUT THAT.

THIS IS THE DAY THAT THIS

COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED, AND IT

TOOK PLACE -- IF WASHINGTON

WAS INAUGURATED IN 1789,

THIS TOOK PLACE IN 1607.

SO IT IS A WHOLE LOT

EARLIER.

AND THAT'S WHEN THE NATION

STARTED, AND WE'RE GOING TO

TALK ABOUT THAT.

TERRY?

Terry: AND UP NEXT, WE

HAVE THE STORY OF THE BIRTH

OF OUR NATION.

AND IT'S ONE YOU WON'T FIND

IN TEXTBOOKS.

WE WERE ALL TAUGHT THAT

THE PILGRIMS CAME TO AMERICA

FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM OR

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, BUT THAT

IS REALLY A SHALLOW

UNDERSTANDING OF WHY THEY

CAME.

THEY WEREN'T RUNNING AWAY

FROM ANYTHING.

Terry: YOU'LL HEAR THE

REAL STORY OF THE FIRST

LANDING WHEN WE COME BACK.

*

Pat: WELL, IT WAS A

MOMENTOUS DAY, A PLAQUE WAS

SET UP BY THE INTERIOR

DEPARTMENT AT THE SITE, AND

THE PLAQUE SAID -- THEY'RE

TAKEN IT DOWN NOW.

THEY ALWAYS TAKE GOOD STUFF

DOWN.

BUT IT SAID, "ACT ONE, SCENE

ONE OF THE UNFOLDING DRAMA

THAT BECAME UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA."

BUT ON APRIL 29th, THIS

DAY, 1607, ENGLISH SETTLERS

CAME ASHORE TO CAPE HENRY,

IN VIRGINIA BEACH.

OF COURSE, IT WASN'T CALL

VIRGINIA BEACH, EITHER.

IT WAS CAPE HENRY, AFTER THE

SON OF THE BRITISH MONARCH.

AND THESE PIONEERS PLANTED A

CROSS ON THE SHORE AND

CLAIMED THE LAND IN THEIR

WORDS FOR THE GLORY OF THE

LORD JESUS CHRIST.

LET'S LOOK BACK NOW AT THAT

HISTORIC DAY AND SEE WHY IT

IS SO IMPORTANT FOR YOU AND

ME NOW.

Reporter: APRIL THE

29th, 1607, A NATION WAS

BORN.

TRAVEL WEARY ENGLISH MEN

LANDED AT CAPE HENRY ON THE

SHORES OF VIRGINIA AND LAID

THE FOUNDATION FOR WHAT

WOULD BECOME THE MOST

POWERFUL COUNTRY THE WORLD

HAS EVER SEEN.

ACT ONE, SCENE ONE OF THE

DRAMA THAT WAS TO BE THE

UNITED STATES UNFOLDED THAT

DAY AT CAPE HENRY, AND

SPARKED THE LEGACY OF

GODLINESS ON AMERICAN

SHORES.

ALMIGHTY GOD, BY YOUR

GREAT MERCY WE HAVE REACHED

THIS LAND, WHICH WE NOW

CLAIM AND ESTABLISH FOR THY

ETERNAL PURPOSES.

WE ASK THEE TO OPEN HEARTS

AND ENLIGHTEN THE

UNDERSTANDING OF THE PEOPLE

OF HE' THESE SHORES TO

UNDERSTAND THE GOSPEL OF

JESUS CHRIST.

Reporter: AMERICA'S

DESTINY AND PURPOSE WERE

SEALED WITH THAT CROSS AT

CAPE HENRY.

ALL OF THE GROWTH HINGED ON

THAT SINGLE PROCLAMATION,

THAT THIS LAND BELONGED TO

JESUS CHRIST.

IN THE MAYFLOWER COMPACT OF

1620, THE PILGRIMS

REAFFIRMED THE MISSION SET

FORTH BY THE ORIGINAL

VIRGINIA SETTLERS.

FOR GENERATIONS, WE HAVE

BEEN ALL TAUGHT THAT THE

PILGRIMS CAME TO AMERICA FOR

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM OR

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.

BUT THAT'S REALLY A SHALLOW

UNDERSTANDING OF WHY THEY

CAME.

WILLIAM BRADFORD PUT IT LIKE

THIS, HE SAID, "THEY HAD A

GREAT HOPE AND INWARD SEAL

OF DANCING THE CAUSE OF THE

GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM OF

CHRIST IN THOSE REMOTE PARTS

OF THE EARTH, EVEN THOUGH

THEY SHOULD BE BUT STEPPING

STONES UNTO OTHER OTHERS

FOR THE PERFORMING OF SUCH

GREAT WORK."

SO THEY WERE MISSIONARIES.

LATER THEY CARRIED THE

CAPE HENRY LEGACY FURTHER,

ON THE DECK OF THE ARBELLA,

HALF WAY BETWEEN ENGLAND AND

CAPE COD, JOHN WINTHROP

DECLARED "WE SHALL BE OF A

CITY ON A HILL, AND THE EYES

OF ALL ARE UPON US.

SO IF WE SHALL DEAL FALSELY

WITH OUR GOD IN THIS WORK WE

HAVE UNDERTAKEN, AND CAUSE

HIM TO WITHDRAW OUR HELP, WE

SHOULD BE MADE A STORY OR A

BY WORD THROUGHOUT THE

WORLD."

WHEN HE WROTE, "WE SHALL

SEE AS A CITY ON THE HILL,"

AND IT COMES FROM THE SERMON

ON THE MOUNT.

WHAT WINTHROP IS THINKING,

EVERYBODY IS GOING TO BE

WATCHING THIS EXPERIMENT IN

SELF-GOVERNMENT THAT IS

ABOUT TO TAKE PLACE HERE IN

NORTH AMERICA IN 1630.

AND THAT THE IMPORTANCE OF

THIS EXPERIMENT INPUTING

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES INTO

PRACTICE AND THEREBY

CREATING A JUST SOCIETY,

THAT IT WOULD SERVE AS AN

EXAMPLE AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO

THE REST OF THE WORLD.

WE ASK NOW THAT YOUR

KINGDOM COME TO EARTH AND

YOUR WILL BE DONE AS IT IS

IN HEAVEN.

AND TO THAT END, WE CLAIM

THIS LAND FOR THAT GREAT

PURPOSE.

AMEN.

AMEN.

Reporter: MORE THAN 100

YEARS LATER, AS AMERICA SET

OFF ON HER OWN COURSE

TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE, THE

GODLY FOUNDATIONS LAID IN

VIRGINIA ESTABLISHED THE

CHARACTER OF OUR

REVOLUTION.

JOHN ADAMS BOLDLY

PROCLAIMED...

"BEFORE GOD, I BELIEVE

THE HOUR HAS COME.

MY JUDGMENT APPROVES THIS

MEASURE, AND MY WHOLE HEART

IS IN IT.

ALL THAT I HAVE, ALL THAT I

AM, AND ALL THAT I HOPE IN

THIS LIFE, I AM NOW READY TO

TAKE UPON IT.

AND I LEAVE OFF AS I BEGAN,

THAT, LIVE OR DIE, SURVIVE

OR PERISH, I AM FOR THE

DECLARATION.

IT IS MY LIVING SENTIMENT,

AND BY THE BLESSING OF GOD

IT SHALL BE MY DYING

SENTIMENT.

INDEPENDENCE NOW AND

INDEPENDENCE FOREVER."

Reporter: GEORGE

WASHINGTON'S PURE CHRISTIAN

HEART, BEN FRANKLIN'S CALL

TO PRAYER, AND JOHN ADAMS'

REFERENCE FOR THE WILL OF

GOD SYMBOLIZED THE UNDYING

COMMITMENT OF OUR FOUNDING

FATHERS, TO THE CREATION OF

A NATION WHICH WOULD GLORIFY

GOD.

THE AMERICAN CHARACTER WAS

BORN IN SCRIPTURE, AND

NURTURED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT,

AND YET TODAY OUR NATIONAL

HERITAGE IS UNDER SIEGE.

THE MOMENT THAT RELIGION,

THE PURE, UNDEFILED

RELIGION, LOSES ITS

INFLUENCE OVER OUR HEARTS,

FROM THAT FATEFUL MOMENT,

FAREWELL TO PUBLIC AND

PRIVATE HAPPINESS.

FAREWELL, A LONG FAREWELL,

TO VIRTUE, TO PATRIOTISM, TO

LIBERTY.

BISHOP JAMES MADISON, 1795.

Reporter: MORE THAN 400

YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE

AMERICA WAS FIRST CONCEIVED

AT CAPE HENRY, AND RESPECT

FOR OUR ROOTS IS GROWING

COLD.

YET ONE UNDENIABLE FACT

STILL REMAINS: AT ITS CORE,

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

IS A CHRISTIAN NATION.

Pat: FOLKS, WE SELL

PRATE THI CELEBRATE THIS

DAY, APRIL 29, 1607, WAS THE

DATE OF THE TRUE FOUNDING OF

AMERICA.

WE HAVE, OF COURSE, THE

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

AND THE ADOPTION OF OUR

CONSTITUTION, ALL IMPORTANT

DAYS.

BUT TODAY WE CELEBRATE A

PRAYER THAT TOOK PLACE WELL

OVER 400 YEARS AGO.

TERRY AND I ARE GOING TO

JOIN, AND I ASK YOU TO JOIN

WITH US, THAT WE MIGHT PRAY

FOR THIS NATION IN THIS

TIME.

FATHER, WE THANK YOU FOR THE

GODLY HERITAGE.

WE THANK YOU FOR THAT BRAVE

BAND OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO

FIRST STEPPED ASHORE AT CAPE

HENRY ON APRIL 29th,

1607.

WE THANK YOU, LORD, FOR THE

PRAYER THAT HAS GONE ON OVER

THE YEARS.

MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN

WILLING TO SACRIFICE THEIR

LIVES AND THEIR SACRED HONOR

TO ESTABLISH A GREAT

NATION.

AND WE'RE HERE ENJOYING THE

FRUITS OF THEIR SACRIFICE

AND OF THEIR PRAYERS.

AND WE ASK, LORD, THAT WE

MIGHT GIVE TO OUR CHILDREN

AND GRANDCHILDREN THE SAME

GREAT NATION AND THE SAME

HERITAGE.

FILL US, LORD, WITH YOUR

PRESENCE, AND MAY THE

ANOINTING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

COME ONCE AGAIN UPON THIS

LAND, THAT IT MIGHT BE A

LAND OF YOUR PLANTING TO THE

GLORY OF THE LORD JESUS

CHRIST.

THANK YOU, FATHER.

IN JESUS' NAME.

THANK YOU, LORD, FOR THIS

DAY.

AMEN.

Terry: AMEN.

Pat: AND AMEN.

WELL, WE'LL BE BACK WITH

MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB" RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

Reporter: STILL

AHEAD...

YES, IT IS MALIGNANT, AND

IT'S STUCK TO YOUR HEART.

Reporter: A MOTHER

BATTLES CANCER.

I AM NOT DYING.

Reporter: SIX SEPARATE

TIMES.

IT WAS REALLY SHOCKING.

I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING

LIKE THAT.

Reporter: AND SURVIVED

THROUGH THE POWER OF

PRAYER.

MY LIVER SURGEON COMES

BUSTING THROUGH AND SAYS,

THE RESURRECTION.

AM ALLELUIA

Reporter: WELCOME BACK

TO WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWS BREAK.

THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS

PROMISING TO FIND THE NEARLY

200 GIRLS REPORTEDLY

ABDUCTED BY THE MUSLIM

TERRORIST GROUP BOKO HARAM.

THE GROUP HASN'T TAKEN

RESPONSIBILITY, BUT MOST

BLAME BOKO HARAM FOR

KIDNAPPING ABOUT 230 TEENS

FROM A SCHOOL LOCATED

INBORNO STATE.

AROUND 40 GIRLS MANAGED TO

ESCAPE.

A GROUP OF SECURITY CHIEFS,

STATE GOVERNORS, AND

RELIGIOUS LEADERS RECENTLY

MET TO DISCUSS HOW TO FIND

THE OTHERS.

THE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT CALLS

IT THE MOST PRESSING

SECURITY ISSUE FACING HIS

COUNTRY.

THE POST OF U.S. AMBASSADOR

FOR INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM IS STILL EMPTY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA SAYS HE IS

LOOKING FORWARD TO

NOMINATING A REPLACEMENT.

THAT WAS BACK IN FEBRUARY.

THE STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKES

WOMEN RECENTLY SAID SHE HAS

HAD NO UPDATE ON THE

REPLACEMENT.

SHE SAIDED, THE VACT SEE

VACANCY DOES NOT REFLECT THE

ACT OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

AROUND THE WORLD.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST NEWS BY GOING TO

CBNNEWS.COM.

PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

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Pat: WELL, THIS COMING

SATURDAY, REGENT IS GOING TO

HAVE ITS GRADUATION, AND IT

IS THE LARGEST GRADUATING

CLASS IN THE HISTORY OF THE

SCHOOL.

THERE WILL BE ABOUT 14,039

GRADUATES.

AND THE ONLINE PROGRAM IS

GROWING DRAMATICALLY.

AND THE THEME IS, FIND YOUR

PLACE, FIND YOUR DESTINY,

AND THERE IS SOMETHING HERE

FOR YOU.

THE ONLINE PROGRAM IS VERY

STRONG.

IF YOU WANT TO CONTINUE YOUR

EDUCATION FROM YOUR HOME,

WE'VE GOT ONE OF THE

FINEST -- REGENT HAS ONE OF

THE TOP 10 ONLINE PROGRAMS

IN AMERICA.

AND IT'S VERY, VERY GOOD.

SO YOU CAN CALL.

THE NUMBER IS ON YOUR

SCREEN.

OR YOU CAN LOG IN AT REGENT

.EDU, AND ASK ABOUT THE

ONLINE PROGRAM.

REGENT ONLINE IS VERY

EXCITING.

PEOPLE IN THEIR 30s AND

40s, THEY SAY IF I COULD

JUST GET A COLLEGE DEGREE, I

WOULD BE POSITIONED FOR A

PROMOTION, AND A NEW

INITIATIVE IN THE WORK I'M

DOING.

SO IT IS EASY TO DO.

YOU CAN DO IT FROM HOME.

AN OUTSTANDING FACULTY.

SO THERE IT IS.

WHY WAIT?

JUST SIGN UP.

CALL IN AND GET ALL OF THE

INFORMATION YOU NEED.

ALL RIGHT, TERRY?

Terry: YESTERDAY KICKED

OFF OUR SPRING WEEK OF

PRAYER, AND WE GATHERED AT

NOON IN THE REGENT

UNIVERSITY CHAPEL TO PRAY

FOR THE REQUESTS YOU HAVE

SENT INTO US.

OUR FEATURED SPEAKER WITH

CHRIS CRAFT, THE THE PASTOR

OF ELEVATE LIFE IN CRISCO,

TEXAS.

BY 1984, WE DISCOVERED

THAT 99% OF OUR D.N.A.

SEQUENCE IS THE SAME,

REGULAR BLACK OR WHITE,

WHEREVER YOU WERE BORN, IF

YOU'RE A HUMANOID, THE 99%

OF YOUR D.N.A. IS THE SAME.

THERE IS ONLY A 1%

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

EVERYBODY.

THAT 1% DIFFERENCE THAT IS

IN EACH ONE OF US -- BECAUSE

WE ARE GOD'S SONS AND GOD'S

DAUGHTERS -- BECAUSE WE ARE

GOD'S SONS AND GOD'S

DAUGHTERS, THAT 1% UNIQUE

DIFFERENCE I BELIEVE IS A

DEPOSIT OF GOD'S GLORY, THAT

IS UNIQUE TO YOU, THAT THE

WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN, AND

THAT'S YOUR IMPRINT OF GOD.

I DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU ARE

IN YOUR LIFE RIGHT NOW,

WHAT'S GOING ON, BUT YOU

HAVE A FINGERPRINT THAT

NOBODY ELSE HAS.

AND I CAME HERE TO REMIND

YOU OF THAT.

Gordon: LORD, WE JUST

COME TO YOU AND YOU CAME TO

SET THE CAPTIVES FREE.

SO WE COME INTO AGREEMENT

FOR THESE PRAYER REQUESTS.

SO WE PRAY FOR THESE LOST

SHEEP, THAT THEY WOULD BE

FOUND AND FOUND IN YOU.

LORD, DO IT, FOR WE ASK IT

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

Terry: IT WAS A

WONDERFUL TIME OF PRAYER,

AND IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO GET

YOUR PRAYER REQUESTS TO US.

YOU SAW GORDON HOLDING UP

THOSE THAT HE WAS PRAYING

FOR.

EACH ONE OF US EACH DAY HAVE

A PACKET OF INDIVIDUAL

PRAYER REQUESTS.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SEND

YOURS IN IS CALL THE NUMBER

ON YOUR SCREEN,

1-800-759-0700.

OR YOU CAN ALWAYS LOG ON TO

CBN.COM.

BECAUSE TODAY AT NOON, WE'RE

GOING TO BE STREAMING OUR

PRAYER MEETING LIVE ON

CBN.COM.

PAT'S GOING TO BE OUR

FEATURED SPEAKER.

WE DON'T WANT YOU TO MISS

THAT.

BUT BEFORE WE TALK MORE

ABOUT IT, RIGHT NOW I WANT

TO INTRODUCE YOU TO A WOMAN

NAMED MARY PAPPAS.

SHE HAS EXPERIENCED THE

HEALING POWER OF PRAYER

FIRSTHAND.

IT HAS BEEN HER GO-TO WEAPON

IN HER BATTLE AGAINST

CANCER.

> SIX SEPARATE TIMES.

HER AMAZING SURVIVAL IS

NOTHING SHORT OF WHAT HER

DOCTOR CALLS MIRACULOUS.

THIS SURGERY, FROM HERE

TO HERE I'M CUT OPEN, WHERE

MY BREAST BONE WAS SAWED

OPEN.

Reporter: HER SCARS

TELL A STORY OF A JOURNEY OF

TRUSTING GOD.

AND THEY TOOK A TUMOR

OUT.

Reporter: AND HOW

PRAYER GAVE HER THE WILL TO

LIVE.

MARY PAPPAS IS A SIX-TIME

CANCER SURVIVOR AND IS

GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE.

JUST TWO YEARS AFTER SHE AND

STEVE MARRIED, SHE WAS

DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE THREE

THIGHMOMA, AND SHE WAS ONLY

25.

SHE AND STEVE REMEMBER WHEN

DOCTORS GAVE THEM THE

DIAGNOSIS.

YES, IT IS MALIGNANT, AND

IT'S STUCK TO YOUR HEART.

IT STUCK TO THIS.

IT STUCK TO THAT.

IT CAME OUT OF ITS CAPSULE,

SO THOSE CELLS SPILLED INTO

YOUR CHEST CAVITY.

I THOUGHT, OH, AM I GOING

TO BE LEFT ALONE ALREADY?

THIS IS WHAT I PRAYED FOR.

I PRAYED FOR SOMEONE TO

SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE

WITH, AND THIS IS HOW IT IS

GOING TO END UP?

Reporter: DOCTORS HAD

TO PERFORM OPEN CHEST

SURGERY.

MEANWHILE, MARY'S FAMILY AND

FRIENDS FROM HER CHURCH HAD

COME TO PRAY.

LATER I HEARD ABOUT THE

PRAYER MEETINGS, WHERE WOMEN

AND PEOPLE WERE JUST WEEPING

AND MOANING AND CRYING OUT

TO GOD.

Reporter: DOCTORS

REMOVED THE TUMOR

SUCCESSFUL.

MARY WENT THROUGH FIVE WEEKS

OF RADIATION TREATMENTS AND

WAS GIVEN A CLEAN BILL OF

HEALTH.

BUT OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL

YEARS, MARY WOULD GO THROUGH

TWO MORE BOUTS OF CANCER.

MEDICAL TREATMENT AND PRAYER

HELPED TO PULL HER THROUGH.

EVERYTHING I COULD READ

ABOUT HEALING, EVERYTHING I

COULD READ ABOUT FAITH,

ANYTHING I COULD FIND, I

READ IT.

OVER AND OVER AND OVER.

Reporter: DURING THIS

TIME, THEY ALSO STARTED A

FAMILY.

IN 1989 THEY HAD TWIN BOYS,

STEVEN AND MICHAEL.

FOR THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS,

MARY ENJOYED BEING A MOTHER

AND LIVING CANCER-FREE.

I JUST THOUGHT THAT THAT

WAS MY LAST EPISODE OF EVER

HAVING CANCER AGAIN.

AND THIS WAS ALL BEHIND ME.

AND I'M JUST GOING TO RAISE

AN ADORE MY CHILDREN.

WE HAD A LOT OF HOPE THAT

THIS WOULD BE MAYBE THE

FINAL TIME.

Reporter: BUT IT

WASN'T.

IN 2003 A ROUTINE C.A.T.

SCAN SHOWED A SMALL MASS ON

HER LIVER.

I WAS 34, I HAVE TWO

LITTLE KIDS I LOVE MORE THAN

LIFE ITSELF.

I AM NOT DYING.

Reporter: MARY WAS

ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY

OF PITTSBURGH LIVER CANCER

CENTER.

DR. JAMES MARSH WAS THE HEAD

SURGEON.

WHEN HE OPENED HER UP, HE

DISCOVERED A PROSTHETIC FROM

HER PREVIOUS SURGERY HAD

ATTACHED TO HER LIVER.

TAKING OUT THE CANCER IN

AND OF SELF WASN'T THAT

DIFFICULT.

BUT GETTING THE LIVER OFF

THIS PROSTHETIC MATERIAL WAS

A DISASTER AND A NIGHTMARE.

WHEN WE WERE DOING THAT, HER

LIVER CRACKED OPEN.

SO WE HAD TO TAKE OUT MUCH

MORE OF HER LIVER THAN WE

HAD ORIGINALLY INTENDED.

Reporter: DOCTORS

REMOVED THE CANCER, BUT

AFTER THE SURGERY, SHE

STARTED HAVING SEIZURES.

DOCTORS INDUCED A COMA.

HER CONDITION WORSENED, AND

THEY PUT HER ON LIFE

SUPPORT.

SHE HAD SCANS OF HER

BRAIN.

SHE HAD SPINAL TAPS SEVERAL

TIMES.

WE CONSULTED NEUROLOGY, AND

WE CONSULTED EVERYONE, AND

WE COULDN'T FIND WHAT WAS

WRONG WITH HER.

Reporter: FOR TWO WEEKS

MARY REMAINED IN THE COMA.

STEVEN AND MICHAEL WERE

TEENAGERS WHEN THEY SAW

THEIR MOTHER IN THE

HOSPITAL.

SHE HAD, LIKE, THE

FEEDING TUBE IN THERE

AND, LIKE, ALL OF THESE

WIRES ATTACHED TO HER.

IT WAS REALLY, LIKE,

SHOCKING.

I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING

LIKE THAT.

I REMEMBER WALKING BACK

TO THE WAITING ROOM.

AND THERE WERE FRIENDS AND

FAMILY AND PEOPLE THERE FOR

SUPPORT.

A LOT OF PEOPLE JUST HAD

TEARS IN THEIR EYES OR THEIR

HEADS WERE DOWN.

Reporter: STEVE VISITED

HER EVERY DAY.

ON ONE OF THOSE DAYS THE

DOCTOR TOLD STEVE THAT HIS

WIFE MIGHT NOT MAKE IT.

HE SAID, I DON'T THINK

YOU SHOULD LEAVE TONIGHT.

I SAID, THAT'S FINE, I

WON'T.

AND I COULD TELL IN HIS

VOICE AND THE WAY HE

APPROACHED ME THAT HE WAS --

IT WAS GETTING A LITTLE

EMOTIONAL.

HOW DO I EXPLAIN THAT TO MY

KIDS?

Reporter: THEIR CHURCH

HELD A SPECIAL PRAYER

SERVICE.

THEIR PASTOR, DAVID THOMAS,

OF VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER

IN OHIO, STOOD IN FOR MARY.

PEOPLE LAID HANDS UPON

ME, AND A ROAR -- WHEW!

A ROAR WENT UP OF

INTENSITY.

WE SPOKE LIFE AND TO CREATE

LIFE.

Reporter: TWO WEEKS

LATER, MARY WOKE UP.

MY LIVER SURGEON COMES

BUSTING THROUGH AND

SAYS, "THE RESURRECTION."

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID.

BECAUSE I WAS ON LIFE

SUPPORT.

I FELT LIKE THE LAZARUS

STORY, WHERE HE COME OUT OF

THE TOMB AND HE WAS RAISED

FROM THE DEAD.

I REMEMBER SHE TURNED TO ME,

AND SHE SAID, PRAISE GOD.

AND I SAID YEAH.

YEAH, PRAISE GOD.

Reporter: MARY STARTED

REHAB TO LEARN HOW TO WALK

AGAIN.

IN ONE MONTH SHE WAS ABLE TO

GO HOME TO BE WITH HER

FAMILY.

WE'RE ALL TOGETHER, AND

GOD HAD BROUGHT US THROUGH A

PHENOMENAL TIME.

AND IT LEFT JUST AN IMPRINT

ON OUR HEARTS.

Reporter: MARY BEAT

CANCER TWO MORE TIMES, IN

2008 AND IN 2009.

SINCE THEN SHE SHE'S BEEN

CANCER-FREE.

SHE IS AN AMAZING

PATIENT.

AND I THINK HER FAITH AND

HER COURAGE IS PROBABLY THE

MOST OUTSTANDING THING.

YES, I WOULD DEFINITELY CALL

HER RECOVERY MIRACULOUS.

Reporter: MARY NOW

HELPS OTHER CANCER PATIENTS

BATTLE CANCER.

MARY HAS WRITTEN A BOOK

ABOUT HER JOURNEY OF

HEALING, AND SHARES HER

TESTIMONY AT WOMEN'S

CONFERENCES.

SHE AND HER FAMILY KNOW

PRAYER AND FAITH IN GOD ARE

THE KEYS TO OVERCOMING ANY

OBSTACLE IN LIFE.

WE'VE LEARNED ABOUT THE

CHARACTER OF GOD THROUGH

THIS, AND THIS WHOLE THING

IS A MIRACLE.

I BELIEVE AND I KNOW THAT

GOD WILL REACH DOWN INTO

YOUR SITUATION AND WILL MAKE

HIMSELF SO REAL AND SO KNOWN

THAT YOU WILL KNOW FOR SURE

HE IS IN CONTROL.

Terry: MARY'S BOOK IS

CALLED "COURAGE."

BOY, THAT IS APPROPRIATELY

NAMED.

Pat: AMAZING.

Terry: SOMETIMES YOU

ENDURE THROUGH THESE THINGS

TO THE FINISH.

Pat: IMAGINE THOSE TWO

TEENAGED BOYS, HAVING THEIR

MOTHER SUFFER THIS, AND

SEEING HER THAT WAY AND NOT

KNOWING WHAT TO DO.

Terry: OH, MY.

Pat: IT IS TIME TO

PRAY.

WE HAVE THOUSANDS OF PRAYER

REQUESTS THAT HAVE COME IN.

ABOUT 80,000, I THINK, SO

FAR.

IT IS REALLY A HUGE NUMBER.

WE HAVE A 57-YEAR-OLD WHO

HAS ALZHEIMER'S AND NEEDS

PRAYER.

AND THE LORD WOULD SEND A

NEEDED FINANCES TO REPAIR

OUR HOME.

WE WANT TO PRAY FOR THOSE

PEOPLE IN MISSISSIPPI AND

ARKANSAS AND DOWN IN NORTH

CAROLINA, AND ALL UP AND

DOWN THE SOUTH WHO HAVE BEEN

DEVASTATED BY THESE

TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE

HURRICANES -- EXCUSE ME,

TORNADOES.

AND SOMEBODY SAID TO KEEP

OUR TROOPS OVERSEAS SAFE AND

OUT OF HARM'S WAY.

CERTAINLY THAT WOULD BE A

PRAYER IN THE HEART OF A

WIFE OR A MOTHER.

AND THAT OUR CHILDREN AND

GRANDKIDS, ONCE AGAIN,

BELIEVE IN GOD AND RETURN TO

CHURN.

CHURCH.

Terry: THERE IS SOMEONE

ASKING FOR PRAYER FOR A

NEPHEW IN THE HOSPITAL WHO

HAS SEVERE INJURIES FROM AN

ACCIDENT.

SOMEONE SAYS I NEED HEALING

IN MY LEGS, NERVES DAMAGED

WHEN I WAS ROBBED AND ALMOST

KILLED.

SOMEONE ASKING FOR A SON TO

BE ABLE TO SECURE A GOOD

JOB.

SO LOTS OF PHYSICAL NEEDS,

AS WELL AS JOBS AND

FINANCES.

Pat: THE BIBLE SAYS

WHERE TWO OF YOU AGREE ON

EARTH TOUCHING ANYTHING, IT

WILL BE DONE FOR THEM BY MY

FATHER, WHICH IS IN HEAVEN.

TERRY AND I ARE GOING TO

JOIN TOGETHER.

AND WE HAVE BEFORE US A

THOUSAND OR SO PRAYER

REQUESTS.

THESE ARE JUST

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONES

THAT COME IN BECAUSE THERE

ARE SO MANY.

AND WE'RE GOING TO PRAY FOR

THEM, FOR YOU, AS YOU CRIED

OUT TO GOD.

THE LORD HEARS AND THE LORD

ANSWERS.

WE'RE GOING TO JOIN HANDLES

AND WE'RHANDS AND WE'RE

GOING TO PRAISE GOD.

WHAT'S YOUR NEED RIGHT NOW?

FATHER, WE THANK YOU FOR

THIS TESTIMONY OF HEALING OF

CANCER.

WE THANK YOU OF MANY

TESTIMONIES WE'VE HAD OF

PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN SET

FREE FROM BONDAGE, WHO HAVE

BEEN DELIVERED FROM TERRIBLE

ACCIDENTS IN AUTOMOBILES.

WE THANK YOU, LORD, FOR

THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN BROUGHT

BACK FROM THE BRINK.

AND, LORD, RIGHT NOW THERE

ARE, IN THIS AUDIENCE,

PEOPLE WHO ARE CRYING OUT TO

YOU IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

LET THE POWER OF GOD COME

INTO THEIR LIVES.

IN JESUS' NAME, RECEIVE IT.

THERE IS SOMEBODY WHO HAS

THROAT CANCER RIGHT NOW.

GOD HAS JUST HEALED YOU.

YOU'LL FEEL A BURNING IN

YOUR THROAT AND GOD JUST

HEALED YOU.

Terry: SOMEBODY, YOU'VE

GOT A BAD CUT ON YOUR

FINGER, IT WAS A SERIOUS

CUT.

GOD IS HEALING THAT FOR YOU

RIGHT NóWX

Pat:ç MIGRAINE HEADACHES

ARE BEING HEALED RIGHT NOW.

PUT YOUR HAND ON YOUR

FOREHEAD, TOUCH!

Terry: SOMEONE WITH A

HERNIA, THAT IS BEING HEALED

RIGHT NOW.

Pat: NIGHT SWEATS,

YOU'VE GOT SOME KIND OF A

FUNGUS YOU MAY HAVE GOTTEN

IN SOME TROPICAL COUNTRY,

THE LORD HAS SET YOU FREE.

YOU ARE HEALED IN JESUS'

NAME.

Terry: SOMEONE ELSE,

YOU'VE GOT A RASH ON THE

BOTTOM OF YOUR FEET.

IT IS BOTH SORE AND IT

ITCHES.

GOD IS COMPLETELY HEALING

THAT RAWNESS.

IT IS GOING TO GO AWAY.

AND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE

IT AGAIN.

Pat: MANY IN THE

AUDIENCE ARE GRIPPED BY

FEAR, YOU'RE IN FEAR OF WHAT

IS GOING ON IN UKRAINE,

YOU'RE AFRAID OF THE

ECONOMIC SITUATION, YOU'RE

AFRAID OF YOUR LIFE.

IN THE NAME OF JESUS, WE

BIND A SPIRIT OF FEAR AND

CAST IT OUT OF YOU IN JESUS'

NAME.

BE SET FREE!

THANK YOU, LORD.

ONE MORE.

Terry: THERE IS SOMEONE

ELSE, YOU HAVE A TERRIBLE

FEAR OF FLYING, AND IT

REALLY HAMPERS YOUR LIFE AND

WHAT YOU CAN DO.

GOD IS SETTING YOU FREE FROM

THAT RIGHT NOW.

Pat: AND MAY THE PEACE

OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST

COME INTO YOUR LIFE AND INTO

YOUR HEART FROM THIS MOMENT

ON.

AMEN.

Terry: AMEN.

Pat: WHEREVER YOU ARE,

GIVE US A CALL.

WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

WE'D LOVE TO GET YOUR PRAYER

REQUEST.

AND WE CERTAINLY ENJOY

RECEIVING ANSWERS TO

PRAYER.

AND THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF

THOSE COMING IN AS WELL.

AGAIN, YOU'LL BE FILLING OUT

THESE REQUESTS AND WE'LL BE

TAKING THEM ALL WEEK LONG.

EACH INDIVIDUAL, WE PASS OUT

AMONG OUR STAFF AT THESE

PRAYER MEETINGS, AND PRAY

FOR THEM.

Terry: UP NEXT, WE'VE

GOT YOUR E-MAIL QUESTIONS.

DANA SAYS, "IS IT TRUE THAT

WE ONLY HAVE TO ASK JESUS TO

SAVE US ONCE?

I HEARD WE HAVE TO KEEP

ASKING.

I NEED TO KNOW."

THAT ANSWER IS COMING UP

WHEN WE "BRING IT ON."

Pat: ALL RIGHT.

Terry: TIME TO ANSWER

SOME OF YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS AS WE "BRING IT

ON" TODAY.

PAT, THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM

DANA WHO SAYS, "IS IT TRUE

WE OM HAV ONLY HAVE TO ASK

JESUS TO SAVE US ONCE?

I HEARD WE HAVE TO CONTINUE

PRAYING THE SALVATION PRAYER

MANY TIMES TO STAY SAFE.

I'M A CHRISTIAN WITH THE END

TIMES DRAWING NEAR.

I NEED TO KNOW."

Pat: YOU WERE MARRIED

TO A GUY NAMED ANDY, AND YOU

SAID VOWS.

HOW MANY TIMES DID YOU HAVE

TO DO IT?

Terry: JUST ONCE.

Pat: AND THAT GOT YOU

MARRIED, DIDN'T IT?

Terry: YEAH.

KIND OF LIKE FIDDLER ON THE

ROOF.

IF I CHANGE MY MIND, I'LL

LET YOU KNOW.

LOVE YOU, ANDY.

Pat: SERIOUSLY, THE

MOMENT YOU COMMIT YOURSELF

TO JESUS, YOU HAVE DONE IT.

BUT IF YOU DIDN'T REALLY

MEAN IT, THEN, OF COURSE,

YOU NEED TO DO IT.

NOW, IN TERMS OF CERTAIN

THINGS, IF YOU HAVEN'T HAD

AN ANSWER TO PRAYER, THE

BIBLE SAYS KEEP ON ASKING,

KEEP ON SEEKING UNTIL YOU

GET AN ANSWER.

THE LORD MAY SAY NO, AND AT

THAT TIME STOP.

HE MAY HAVE SAID I'VE

ANSWERED YOU, AND AT THAT

TIME PRAISE HIM.

AS FAR AS COMING TO THE

LORD, IF YOU HAVE IN YOUR

HEART REPENTED OF SIN,

TURNED AWAY FROM SIN, TURNED

TO JESUS, BEEN BORN AGAIN,

HOW MANY TIMES DO YOU HAVE

TO GET BORN?

ONLY ONCE.

Terry: THIS IS JERRY

WHO SAYS, "IF I CONTINUE TO

TAKE MY PAIN PILLS, WILL I

STILL GO TO HEAVEN?

GOD SAYS TRUST HIM WHEN

YOU'RE SICK, NOT

MEDICATIONS."

Pat: JERRY, I TOOK A

COUPLE OF ALEVE TODAY

BECAUSE I'VE GOT SORE

KNEES.

IF THEY KICK ME OUT OF

HEAVEN, I'M SORRY.

Terry: YEAH.

I'VE NEVER --

Pat: THE CURSE OF THE

ASPIRIN.

THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH

TAKING SOME PILLS IF IT WILL

ALLEVIATE PAIN AND

SUFFERING.

I BELIEVE IN PRAYER.

I BELIEVE IN THE ANOINTING

OF THE LORD.

AND I'VE SEEN MIRACLES AND

ALL OF THE REST OF IT.

WE'VE SEEN THOUSANDS AND

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HEALED.

BUT YOU DON'T GO TO HEAVEN

ON THE FACT OF WHETHER OR

NOT YOU TAKE MEDICINE.

Terry: THIS IS JOSEPH

WHO SAYS, "JESUS WAS

SIN-FREE.

ACCORDING TO BIBLE, JESUS

DRANK WINE.

MOM SAYS IT WAS PROBABLY NOT

ALCOHOLIC WINE.

WHAT DO YOU THINK?"

Pat: I HATE TO

CRITICIZE YOUR MOTHER.

SHE IS PROBABLY A WONDERFUL,

GODLY WOMAN.

BUT THE TRUTH IS WINE IS

WINE.

Terry: IT WAS THE BEST

WINE.

Pat: AT THE WEDDING,

THEY MADE THE BEST WINE.

YOU DON'T TALK THAT WAY

ABOUT GRAPE JUICE.

DO YOU SAVE THE BEST GRAPE

JUICE FOR LAST?

NO WAY.

THEY DRANK WINE.

YOU KNOW, IT WAS WINE.

BUT A LITTLE WINE IS NOT A

SIN.

WINE GLADDENS THE HEART OF

MAN.

IT'S IN THE BIBLE.

SO JESUS WASN'T SINNING WHEN

HE HAD WINE.

BUT YOU SEE, JOHN CAME.

HE DIDN'T DRINK WINE, DIDN'T

DO ANY OF THOSE THINGS.

AND THEY SAID HE'S GOT A

DEMON.

AND JESUS SAID WISDOM IS

JUSTIFIED BY HER CHILDREN.

HE WAS AN ANOINTED MAN OF

GOD.

HE WASN'T SINNING.

THAT WASN'T SIN.

Terry: SHEILA SAYS, "I

THINK WHAT YOU DO FOR SO

MANY AROUND THE WORLD IS

GREAT.

HOWEVER, I WOULD LIKE TO

KNOW IF YOU HELP PEOPLE HERE

IN THE UNITED STATES.

IT SEEMS LIKE EVERYONE WANTS

TO GIVE HELP OUTSIDE OF OUR

COUNTRY.

DOESN'T CHARITY START AT

HOME?"

Pat:

"OPERATION BLESSING" BEGAN

AT HOME.

THEY SAY ABOUT ADVERTISING,

YOU'VE GOT TO DO IT ABOUT

EIGHT OR NINE TIMES BEFORE

PEOPLE GET THE MESSAGE.

WE SPEND ABOUT

$100 MILLION -- EXCUSE ME,

100 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD

AND MEDICINE AND SUPPLIES

INTO THE INNER CITIES OF

AMERICA, A APALACHA AND THE

POOR PEOPLE EVERY YEAR.

WE HAVE A FLEET OF TRUCKS

THAT TAKES PRODUCE OUT TO

THE INNER CITIES.

WE HAVE FARMS AND MEDICAL

CLINICS.

IN TERMS OF TORNADOES AND

HURRICANES, WE'RE THERE WITH

THE "OPERATION BLESSING"

TEAMS.

YES, WE BELIEVE IN HELPING

THE UNITED STATES.

WE HELP THE WORLD.

Terry: THIS IS MARIE

WHO SAYS, "I WOULD LIKE TO

KNOW WHAT THE BIBLE IS

TELLING US ABOUT THE SABBATH

IN REGARDS TO THOU SHALT DO

NO WORK.

IF WE GO OUT TO EAT, WE'RE

NOT WORKING, BUT SOMEONE IS

ON OUR BEHALF.

THE SAME GOES FOR TRAVEL AND

THE MANY OTHER SERVICES THAT

WE SEEK."

Pat: FIRST OF ALL, THE

COMMAND -- JESUS SAID

SABBATH WAS MADE FOR MAN,

NOT MAN FOR THE SABBATH.

THE WHOLE IDEA IS WE NEED A

DAY OF REST.

WHAT IS HAPPENING IN OUR

SOCIETY, WE'VE GOT

EVERYTHING GOING SLAM BANG,

SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, AND IT IS

KILLING PEOPLE.

WE NEED A DAY OFF, AND WE'VE

GOT TO HAVE IT.

WE HAVE TO HAVE A TIME OF

REST.

AND THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL

ABOUT.

BUT, YES, WHEN YOU GO OUT TO

EAT, PEOPLE ARE COOKING.

BUT HOPEFULLY THEY'VE GOT

ANOTHER DAY OFF.

BUT IF THEY'RE WORKING AT AN

ORGANIZATION THAT HAS NO

DAYS OFF, THEY'RE GOING TO

KILL THEMSELVES AND THEY'LL

RUIN THEIR PEOPLE, AND

THEY'LL BE BREAKING SOME

LAW.

BUT THE SABBATH WAS MADE FOR

MAN, NOT MAN FOR THE

SABBATH.

Terry: OKAY, HERE IS

OUR QUESTION FROM A VIEWER

WHO SAYS, "I KNOW IN THE

BIBLE JESUS SAYS THAT YOU

CANNOT SEE THE KINGDOM OF

GOD WITHOUT BEING BORN OF

WATER AND OF THE SPIRIT.

WHAT EXACTLY DOES THAT

MEAN?"

Pat: HE BASICALLY SAYS

YOU NEED TO BE BORN AGAIN.

YOU HAVE TO HAVE A SPIRITUAL

REBIRTH.

NOW WHETHER BORN OF WATER

MEANS BAPTISM, OR WHETHER A

WOMAN HAS SO-CALLED WATER

THAT BREAKS AT BIRTH -- IS

THAT THE BIRTH HE IS TALKING

ABOUT?

IS THAT THE BIRTH IN WATER,

AND AGAIN BEING BORN OF THE

SPIRIT?

IT IS NOT AS CLEAR AS YOU

WOULD LIKE IT TO BE.

BUT BASICALLY WHAT HE IS

SAYING IS, UNLESS YOU'RE

TRANSFORMED BY THE SPIRIT OF

GOD, AND YOUR SPIRIT IS

RENEWED, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO

BE ABLE TO PERCEIVE THE

KINGDOM, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO

BE ABLE TO SEE THE KINGDOM.

THE BEST WAY ABOUT BEING

BORN AGAIN IS GOD HAS

FORGIVEN YOU AND YOU HAVE

FORGIVEN OTHERS.

AND YOU PRAY, FORGIVE US OUR

TRESPASSES AS WE FORGIVE

THOSE WHO TRESPASS AGAINST

US.

IT IS THAT ATTITUDE THAT I'M

WALKING IN FORGIVENESS AND

IN THE PROCESS I'M FORGIVING

OTHERS.

Terry: THAT'S ALL WE

HAVE FOR TODAY.

GREAT JOB.

Pat: I HOPE SO.

Terry: COMING UP, DO

YOU KNOW HOW TO SET

BOUNDARIES IN YOUR PERSONAL

RELATIONSHIPS?

OR HOW ABOUT IN YOUR

WORKPLACE?

YOUR ABOUT TO FIND OUT.

DR. HENRY CLOUD, THE AUTHOR

OF "BOUNDARIES," JOINS US

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: IF YOU'VE EVER

BEEN IN AN UNHEALTHY

RELATIONSHIP, IT'S PROBABLY

BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T KNOW HOW

TO SET BOUNDARIES.

DR. HENRY CLOUD LITERALLY

WROTE THE BOOK ON THE

SUBJECT.

AND HE HAS ALWAYS EXTENDED

HIS EXPERTISE ON BOUNDARIES

INTO THE WORKPLACE.

THERE ARE LEADERS AT

WORK, AT HOME, AND AT PLAY.

ONE THING IS SURE, NO MATTER

HOW GREAT THE VISION, A

LEADER CAN ONLY GET THINGS

DONE WITH AND THROUGH THE

PEOPLE THEY LEAD.

DR. HENRY CLOUD IS A

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR.

HE SAYS THAT AS A LEADER,

SOMETIMES YOU GET RESULTS

AND SOMETIMES YOU DON'T.

IN HIS BOOK "BOUNDARIES FOR

LEADERS," DR. CLOUD SHARES

HOW HIS SEVEN LEADERSHIP

BOUNDARIES WORK, SO YOU CAN

CREATE THE KIND OF PLACE

WHERE PEOPLE CAN AND WILL BE

THEIR BEST.

Terry: PLEASE WELCOME

BACK TO "THE 700 CLUB,"

DR. HENRY CLOUD.

IT IS GREAT TO HAVE YOU BACK

WITH US.

IT IS ALWAYS GOOD TO BE

HERE.

Terry: FOR PEOPLE WHO

MIGHT NOT HAVE READ THE

INITIAL WRITINGS YOU DID ON

BOUNDARIES, TALK A LITTLE

ABOUT BOUNDARIES.

BASICALLY A BOUNDARY IS A

PROPERTY LINE.

WE'RE DESIGNED TO HAVE

CONTROL OF OUR OWN PROPERTY,

CALLED SELF-CONTROL, BUT WE

DON'T LIKE THAT.

WE LIKE TO REACH OVER THE

FENCE AND TRY TO CONTROL

EVERYBODY ELSE.

AND LIKEWISE, OTHER PEOPLE'S

BEHAVIOR ENDS UP FALLING

INTO OUR YARD AND AFFECTING

US.

BOUNDARIES ARE LIKE TRYING

TO ORDER RELATIONSHIPS SO

EVERYBODY IS IN CONTROL OF

THEMSELVES AND NOT EACH

OTHER.

Terry: IT EFFECTS EVERY

SINGLING AREA OF OUR LIFE,

DOESN'T IT?

EVERY AREA.

I WROTE A BOOK CALLED

"BOUNDARIES FOR LEADERS."

AND PEOPLE SAY, WHO ARE THE

LEADERS?

IT COULD BE MOM TRYING TO

GET THE KIDS READY FOR

SCHOOL.

OR IT COULD BE SOMEBODY WHO

IS LEADING A GLOBAL

ENTERPRISE.

THERE ARE PRINCIPLES OF

BOUNDARIES THAT APPLY

WHENEVER WE INTERACT WITH

PEOPLE.

Terry: THIS IS YOUR

LATEST, "BOUNDARIES FOR

LEADERS."

TALK ABOUT WHAT BENEFIT

THERE ARE FOR LEADERS

SETTING BOUNDARIES, AND,

LIKEWISE, WHAT PROBLEMS

THERE ARE IF WE DON'T.

IT IS INTERESTING.

LEADERSHIP CAN GO ON SORT OF

TWO ENDS OF THINGS.

PEOPLE CAN ABDICATE

LEADERSHIP, OR THEY CAN GET

IN YOUR FACE AND BE

CONTROLLING EVERYTHING.

Terry: IT IS A FINE

LINE SOMETIMES.

EXACTLY.

AND HERE IS WHAT WE KNOW, IF

ALL LEADERS, WHETHER YOU'RE

LEADING KIDS OR A DEPARTMENT

OR A COMPANY, IF ALL LEADERS

ARE BASICALLY TRYING TO DO

THE SAME THING, YOU KNOW,

YOU HAVE A VISION, YOU

EXECUTE ON A STRATEGY, YOU

HOLD PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE AND

YOU TRY TO GET A RESULT, IF

EVERYBODY IS DOING THE SAME

THING, WHY DO SOME LEADERS

GET RESULTS AND OTHERS

DON'T?

WHEN WE STUDIED THAT, WHAT

WE FOUND IS A LOT OF IT IS

BECAUSE SOME LEADERS ARE

LEADING PEOPLE IN WAYS THAT

THE PEOPLE'S BRAINS CAN

ACTUALLY FOLLOW THEM, AND

OTHER LEADERS ARE NOT.

AND THEY'RE CONFUSING THE

PEOPLE IN THEIR LEADERSHIP,

AND THEY'RE DEMORALIZING

THEM AND A BURT BUNCH OF

OTHER FACTORS.

Terry: SO HOW DO YOU

DEAL WITH THAT, WHETHER

YOU'RE A MOM IN THE HOME OR

THE C.E.O. IN A WORKPLACE.

BECAUSE THE PEOPLE THAT WORK

FOR YOU COME TO YOU WITH

DIFFERENT RECEPTORS.

THEY'RE MOTIVATED BY

DIFFERENT THINGS.

THEY FUNCTION DIFFERENTLY.

THERE ARE CERTAINLY

INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, BUT

THERE ARE SOME UNIVERSALS

YOU CAN BANK ON.

EVERYBODY WANTS SOMETHING

THAT WILL ANCHOR US, RIGHT?

WELL, THE FIRST ONE IS THE

BRAIN NEEDS TO KNOW WHAT TO

ATTEND TO, WHAT TO NOT

ATTEND TO, AND YOU'VE GOT TO

KEEP THAT IN FRONT OF PEOPLE

ALL OF THE TIME.

Terry: CLEAR

DIRECTIONS.

THE GREAT LEADERS GIVE

THE BOUNDARIES OF VERY CLEAR

DIRECTIONS AND DON'T CONFUSE

THE PEOPLE.

AND SECONDLY, WHAT WE KNOW

ABOUT THE BRAIN IS THE

HIGH-PERFORMANCE BRAIN, THE

CHEMICALS THAT ACTUALLY

DRIVE IT ONLY FIRE IN A

POSITIVE EMOTIONAL

ENVIRONMENT.

AND LEADERS THAT USE ANGER

AND THREAT AND CONTROL AND

ALL OF THAT, THEY'RE

ACTUALLY DEACTIVATING THE

THINKING BRAIN AND THEY'RE

ACTIVATING WHAT IS CALLED

THE FLIGHT OR FIGHT BRAIN,

WHICH CAUSES PEOPLE TO

RESIST THEM OR TO WANT TO GO

AWAY.

THAT'S TWO EXAMPLES.

A THIRD ONE WOULD BE -- YOU

STARTED TO SAY SOMETHING?

Terry: I'M JUST

THINKING AS A MOM WITH

CHILDREN, HOW EVERY CHILD IS

SO UNIQUE.

YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW YOUR

PEOPLE.

YOU DO NEE NEED TO KNOW

YOUR PEOPLE.

AND THAT WOULD BE A THIRD

ONE.

THAT CONNECTED LEADERS ARE

THE LEADERS THAT PEOPLE

ACTUALLY FOLLOW.

WHEN WE TALK ABOUT

CONNECTION, IT IS NOT JUST

BEING IN SOMEBODY'S FACE.

IT IS REALLY ABLE -- AND

THIS IS WHAT GREAT LEADERS

DO -- THEY GET OUT OF THEIR

OWN SKIN AND TRY TO

UNDERSTAND THE REALITY OF

THE WHAT THE PEOPLE THEY'RE

LEADING IS REALLY LIKE.

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO FOLLOW

THEM?

WHAT'S THEIRç WORKDAY LIKE?

WHAT ISç THE MARKETPLACE

LIKE?

WHAT IS THE STRATEGY LIKE

FOR THEM?

BECAUSE IF YOU'RE TRYING TO

IMPOSE SOMETHING AND NOT

KNOWING THE REALITY OF THE

PEOPLE YOU'RE TRYING TO

IMPOSE UPON, IT IS NOT GOING

TO WORK.

Terry: TALK A LITTLE

ABOUT THE STATEMENT YOU MADE

THAT GOOD LEADERS NEED TO

BE, QUOTE,"RIDICULOUSLY IN

CHARGE."

HOW DO YOU DO THAT WITHOUT

BEING IN SOMEONE'S FACE?

YOU TALK ABOUT IT.

IF EVERYBODY CAN GET THIS

ONE SENTENCE IN YOUR HEAD,

WHAT YOU'RE FINDING IN YOUR

FAMILY OR YOUR ORGANIZATION

OR YOUR TEAMS IS BASICALLY

WHAT EITHER YOU ARE CREATING

OR YOU'RE ALLOWING.

IF YOU'RE IN CHARGE, IT

DOESN'T MEAN YOU HAVE TO

CONTROL AND MICROMANAGE

EVERYBODY.

BUT IF YOU'RE IN CHARGE, THE

CULTURE YOU'RE GETTING, THE

RESULTS YOU'RE GETTING,

YOU'RE EITHER CREATING THAT

MESS, OR YOU MAY NOT BE

CREATING IT, BUT YOU'RE

ALLOWING IT.

FOR LEADERS TO BE

RIDICULOUSLY IN CHARGE, AS A

LEADER, YOU'VE GOT TO OWN IT

AND SAY, LOOK, I AM THE ONE

THAT HAS BEEN PUT IN CHARGE

OF THIS.

IT DOESN'T MEAN I HAVE TO

MICROMANAGE OR CONTROL OR BE

IN PEOPLE'S FACES.

WHAT IT MEANS IS IF THIS

CULTURE ISN'T WORKING, IF

THIS CHURCH BODY ISN'T

FUNCTIONING, AND I'M THE

SHEPHERD, I'M RIDICULOUSLY

IN CHARGE, AND I'VE GOT TO

DO WHAT LEADERS NEED TO DO.

Terry: SO YOU ALSO SAY

THAT YOU NEED TO BE HARD ON

THE ISSUE BUT SOFT ON THE

PERSON.

YEAH.

YOU KNOW, THERE IS A GREAT

THEME THROUGHOUT THE

SCRIPTURES, AND YOU SEE A

LOT OF DIFFERENT WORDS.

BUT MY FAVORITES ARE GRACE

AND TRUTH.

Terry: I LIKE MERCY,

TOO.

MERCY, AND

RIGHTEOUSNESS.

BUT YOU ALWAYS SEE THOSE TWO

IN PARALLEL BECAUSE THAT'S

THE NATURE OF GOD.

HE IS A GOD WHO IS FOR US

AND COMPASSIONATE.

BUT HE IS HARD ON THE

ISSUE.

YOU KNOW, HE HAS RIGHT WAYS

AND WRONG WAYS OF DOING

STUFF.

WHERE WE MESS UP IN

LEADERSHIP, PARENTING, AND

EVERYTHING ELSE, WE'LL

EITHER BE LOVING AND NOT

HOLD PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE, OR

WE HOLD PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE

AND WE'RE NOT VERY LOVING.

SO WE SPLIT IT.

GOD IS TOGETHER IN THAT.

AND IT'S CRAZY IN THAT WHEN

YOU START TO LOOK AT THE

NEUROSCIENCE, YOU WOULD

THINK THAT THE PERSON THAT

DESIGNED THE BRAIN READ THE

BIBLE.

IT JUST LOOKS THAT WAY.

Terry: I THINK HE MIGHT

HAVE.

I THINK HE MIGHT HAVE.

BECAUSE WE'RE

RELATIONSHIP WIRED AND

PERFORMANCE WIRED.

Terry: ONE OF THE

THINGS I LOVE ABOUT ALL OF

YOUR BOOKS, AND "BOUNDARIES

FOR LEADERS" IS CERTAINLY

LIKE THIS, IT IS BIBLICALLY

PRINCIPLED IN EVERYTHING YOU

SHARE.

WHETHER YOU'RE A MOM OR A

C.E.O., YOU NEED TO READ

IT.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

YOU DO GREAT STUFF.

GOD BLESS YOU.

Terry: THANK YOU.

AVAILABLE WHEREVER BOOKS ARE

SOLD.

Pat: FABULOUS INSIGHT.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH TODAY'S

POWER MINUTE FROM MATTHEW

21: 22: "WHATEVER THINGS YOU

ASK IN PRAYER BELIEVING, YOU

WILL RECEIVE."

WELL, TOMORROW, MEET A WOMAN

WHO WAS HEALED OF MULTIPLE

SCLEROSIS IN AN INSTANT.

THAT'S ON TOMORROW'S "700

CLUB."

FOR TERRY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

BYE-BYE.

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