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700 Club Interactive: Protect Your Health: Supplements - October 8, 2014

Out of every ten people you see walking down the street, nine of them will lack at least one critical vitamin necessary for good health. You’ll see how you can stand out from the crowd and be free from sickness in part three of our “Protect ... Read Transcript


ARE YOU PUTTING YOURSELF

AT RISK?

90% OF US ARE DOING JUST

THAT.

THEIR HEALTH BENEFITS ARE

REALLY COMPROMISED.

Andrew: FIND OUT WHAT

YOU NEED TO DO TO FIGHT OFF

DISEASE ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE."

Gordon: ON "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE," WE USE

TECHNOLOGY TO PRAY FOR EACH

OTHER AND EXPLORE TOPICS

THAT MATTER TO YOU.

WATCH WHAT GOD IS DOING IN

THE WORLD TODAY.

Andrew: HI, AND WELCOME

TO "700 CLUB INTERACTIVE."

NEWSPAPERS ARE RUNNING

HEADLINES WITH EVERY

CONFIRMED CASE OF EBOLA, AND

YET AT THE SAME TIME,

THEY'RE NOT DEVOTING AS MUCH

INK TO A PROBLEM THAT

CURRENTLY AFFECTS FAR MORE

OF US.

THE FACT IS, AMERICA IS

SICK.

WE'LL CALL INTO WORK ABOUT

10 DAYS A YEAR AND IT IS

ONLY GOING TO GET WORSE.

Terry: IT IS ONLY GOING

TO GET WORSE IN THE VERY

IMMEDIATE FUTURE, TOO,

BECAUSE COLD AND FLU SEASON

IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER.

WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE

THAN JUST A SCARF AND WARM

JACKET TO GET THROUGH IT.

BUT, THANKFULLY, THERE ARE

SOME THINGS WE CAN TAKE THAT

WILL HELP.

Gordon: OUT OF EVERY 10

PEOPLE YOU SEE WALKING DOWN

THE STREET, NINE OF THEM

LACK AT LEAST ONE VITAMIN OR

MINERAL NECESSARY FOR GOOD

HEALTH.

YOU MAY THINK YOU HAVE A

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, BUT EVEN

WITH THE BEST DIET, YOU

STILL MAY NOT BE GIVING YOUR

BODY EVERYTHING IT NEEDS.

THAT'S WHERE SUPPLEMENTS

COME IN.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO CHOOSE

SUPPLEMENTS THAT ABSORB

RAPIDLY, SUCH AS LIQUIDS OR

POWDERS.

TOO OFTEN TABLETS DON'T

BREAK DOWN FAST ENOUGH AND

END UP GOING DOWN THE

DRAIN.

WHEN IT COMES TO CHEWING

SUPPLEMENTS, VITAMIN "D" IS

A GOOD PLACE TO START.

IT IS VITAL TO A HEALTHY

IMMUNE SYSTEM, AND A

STAGGERING THREE-FOURTHS OF

AMERICANS AREN'T GETTING

ENOUGH OF IT.

VITAMIN "D" IS REALLY

IMPORTANT FOR A LOT OF

MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

WE SEE IT ASSOCIATED WITH

CANCER.

WE SEE IT ASSOCIATED WITH

FALLS IN THE ELDERLY.

WE SEE IT ASSOCIATED WITH

ACHYNESS AND SOME MOOD

ISSUES AND SOME ISSUES WITH

IMMUNE SYSTEM.

Gordon: MUST OF US NEED

A VITAMIN "D" SUPPLEMENT

BECAUSE WE DON'T SPEND A LOT

OF TIME IN THE SUN.

AND WHEN WE DO GO OUT, WE

WEAR SUNSCREEN, WHICH BLOCKS

THE ABSORPTION OF VITAMIN

"D."

NEXT, CONSIDER A

MULTI-VITAMIN SUPPLEMENT.

IT IS THAT SAFETY

MECHANISM THAT COULD BE

ADDED TO SUPPORT YOUR IMMUNE

SYSTEM AND OVERALL HEALTH IN

GENERAL.

Gordon: FRESH FRUITS

AND VEGETABLES AREN'T AS

HEALTHY AS THEY USED TO BE.

APPLES CONTAIN 77% FEWER

MINERALS THAN THEY DID 30

YEARS AGO.

OVERFARMING HAS ROBBED THE

SOIL FROM VITAMINS AND

MINERAL RICH SOIL.

WHEN FRUITS AND

VEGETABLES TRAVEL LONG

DISTANCES OR ARE EXPOSED TO

A LOT OF CHEMICALS, THEIR

HEALTH BENEFITS ARE

COMPROMISED.

Gordon: ALSO, PAY

ATTENTION TO WHAT'S NOT IN

YOUR MULTI-VITAMIN.

NO ADDED COLORS.

NO ADDED CHEMICALS.

AND ISLANDLY, N ISLAND

IDEALLY, NO ADDED SUGAR.

Gordon: SOME HERBAL

SUPPLEMENTS CAN HELP YOU

FIGHT OFF ILLNESS.

THERE IS SOME SCIENTIFIC

EVIDENCE FOR PREVENTING

ILLNESS IN GINSENG.

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Gordon: ECHINACEA CAN

STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNITY BY

INCREASING THE NUMBER OF

YOUR WHITE BLOOD CELLS, THAT

KILL COLD AND FLU BUGS.

PEOPLE INTERESTED IN

TAKING ECHINACEA SHOULD TAKE

100 MILLIGRAMS TWO TIMES A

DAY.

Gordon: A FISH OIL

SUPPLEMENT IN LIQUID OR

CAPSULE FORM IS ALSO A GOOD

IDEA.

BECAUSE IT CONTAINS OMEGA-3

FATTY ACIDS, WHICH BOOSTS

YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM.

OMEGA-3s -- WE USED TO

GET THAT WHEN WE WOULD EAT A

LOT OF FISH OR

PASTURE-RAISED CATTLE.

WE NO LONGER DO.

Gordon: FISH OIL IS

MADE UP OF E.P.A. AND

D.H.A.

TRY TO TAKE ONE GRAM OF

D.H.A. DAILY TO IMPROVE

BRAIN FUNCTION AND FIGHT

DEPRESSION.

ANOTHER IMMUNE BOOSTER IS

COCONUT OIL.

TAKE A TABLESPOON OR TWO A

DAY AND COOK WITH IT.

IT DESTROYS FLU VIRUSES, AS

WELL AS BACTERIA THAT CAUSES

INFECTIONS, AND EVEN

PARASITES THAT LEAD TO

STOMACH PROBLEMS.

SPEAKING OF THE GUT, DID YOU

KNOW THAT 70% OF YOUR IMMUNE

SYSTEM IS IN YOUR

INTESTINES.

THAT'S HOME TO MOST OF THE

GOOD BACTERIA THAT DESTROYS

OUTSIDE INVADERS INTENT ON

MAKING YOU SICK.

THE ISSUE WITH BACTERIA

IN OUR BODY IS VERY

COMPLICATED.

AND WE'RE JUST COMING TO

LEARN HOW IMPORTANT IT IS

THAT WE HAVE THESE HEALTHY

BACTERIA, AND THAT WE SET UP

THE ENVIRONMENT IN OUR BODY

TO ALLOW THOSE HEALTHY

BACTERIA TO GROW AND TO

FLOURISH.

Gordon: THE PROBLEM IS

THAT GOOD BACTERIA CAN BE

KILLED BY ANTIBIOTICS.

ANTI-BACTERIAL SOAPS, AND

PROCESSED FOODS.

YOU CAN FIX THAT BY EATING

FERMENTED FOODS, LIKE KIMCHI

AND PLAIN YOGURT.

BUT MANY OF US DON'T GET

ENOUGH PR PROBIOTICS IN OUR

DIET.

SO TAKING A SUPPLEMENT IS

ANOTHER GOOD THING.

ANOTHER GREAT WAY TO WARD

OFF ILLNESS IS VITAMIN "C."

I THINK 1,000 MILLIGRAMS

IS A SAFE DOSE THAT IS NOT

TOO HIGH.

AND I DON'T THINK THERE IS

ANY REASON TO TAKE VITAMIN

"C" DAILY OVER 2,000

MILLIGRAMS.

Gordon: SO CONSIDER

SUPPLEMENTS TO STRENGTHEN

YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM, VITAMIN

"D," VITAMIN "C," HERBS,

FISH OIL, COCONUT OIL, AND

PROBIOTICS.

IN A PERFECT WORLD, WE WOULD

GET THEM NATURALLY.

FOR OUR LESS THAN PERFECT

LIFESTYLE, THEY'RE A GOOD

SAFETY NET.

Terry: THAT LIQUID FISH

OIL --

Andrew: THAT LOOKED

GOOD, DIDN'T IT?

Terry: THAT WOULD HAVE

TO BE TABLET FOR ME.

Andrew: I TAKE SO MANY

VITAMINS, I GET MADE FUN

OF.

I STARTED TAKING FISH OIL,

AND THEN I SAW THIS ARTICLE

IT COULD COULD CANCER, SO I

STOPPED, AND THEN MY DOCTOR

SAID IT IS GOOD FOR YOU, SO

ONE A DAY.

Terry: WE DO GET

CONFLICTING REPORTS.

EVEN JUST KNOWING WHAT IS A

GOOD MULTIPLE VITAMIN?

SOME OF THESE THINGS CAN

BUILD UP IN YOUR SYSTEM.

I THINK A MULTIPLE VITAMIN

IS A GOOD WAY TO GO, IF YOU

KNOW A GOOD ONE.

Andrew: AND A MISTAKE

WE OFTEN MAKE IS-IS IS I'M

TAKING VITAMINS OR

SUPPLEMENTS, SO I DON'T NEED

TO EAT RIGHT.

THAT'S A BIG MISTAKE.

Terry: DO YOU DO A

GREEN DRINK?

Andrew: NO.

WE BOUGHT ONE --

Terry: MINE IS SITTING

IN THE CORNER, TOO.

WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO

SHOW YOU OTHER WAYS YOU CAN

PROTECT YOUR HEALTH

THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE REST OF

YOUR WEEKEND ON "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE."

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SECTION ON CBN.COM.

SOMETIMES I GET THIS

INFORMATION ON HEALTH AND

NUTRITION, AND THERE IS

SOMETHING I WANT TO

REMEMBER, AND I CAN'T WRAP

MY BRAIN AROUND IT, AND YOU

CAN ALWAYS GO BACK.

THESE ARE NICE SEGMENTS CUT

INTO FIVE PIECES, AND

THEY'RE VERY HELPFUL.

Andrew: THEY'RE VERY

HELPFUL.

A FRIEND OF MINE TOOK MINE,

SO I'VE GOT TO GET ANOTHER

ONE.

UP NEXT, WE'LL BE PRAYING

FOR YOU, BUT FIRST, A YOUNG

WOMAN BATTLING LYME

DISEASE.

I LOST A SIGNIFICANT

AMOUNT OF WEIGHT.

I HAD VERY SEVERE HEADACHES,

PRETTY MUCH MIGRAINES.

IT WAS A DIFFICULT AND

TERRIFYING SITUATION TO BE

IN.

Andrew: SEE HOW SHE

RECOVERS AGAINST ALL ODDS.

Terry: MARY ROSE WAS

JUST 10 YEARS OLD WHEN SHE

WAS DIAGNOSED WITH LYME

DISEASE.

HER MOTHER, MARIANNE, WAS

DEVASTATED, BUT NOT FOR

LONG.

THE TWO OF THEM SATURATED

THEMSELVES WITH SCRIPTURE

AND PRAYER.

AND TODAY MARY ROSE IS A

WALKING MIRACLE.

IN SOME WAYS I WAS

TERRIFIED.

IT WAS A VERY DIFFICULT

CONCEPT TO TRY TO THINK

ABOUT AT 10 YEARS OLD.

MY LITTLE GIRL, WHO WAS

ALWAYS THE FIRST ONE OUT TO

PLAY IN THE MORNING AND THE

LAST ONE IN AT NIGHT, WAS

LOSING ENERGY.

I WASN'T AWARE OF ANYTHING

GOING AROUND OR ANY KIND OF

A FLU.

THERE WERE LOTS OF HOSPITAL

TESTS, LOTS OF VISITS, LOTS

OF, WELL, WE CAN TELL YOU

SHE DOESN'T HAVE CANCER, AND

SHE DOESN'T HAVE MUSCLE

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY.

IN THE MEANTIME, SHE WAS

LOSING WEIGHT.

IT TOOK NINE MONTHS TO

RECEIVE A DIAGNOSIS OF WHAT

WAS ACTUALLY GOING ON.

THE DOCTOR SAID, OH, IT'S A

CONFIRMATION OF WHAT I WAS

THINKING, AND SHE HAS LYME

DISEASE.

AND IT IS PRETTY MUCH

THROUGHOUT HER BODY.

I REMEMBER HIM SORT OF

PATTING MY HAND AND SAYING,

THINGS WILL GET WORSE BEFORE

THEY GET BETTER.

AT 10 YEARS OLD, I DIDN'T

REALLY KNOW WHAT WORSE WAS

BECAUSE AT THAT POINT I

WASN'T ACTUALLY ABLE TO WALK

ON MY OWN.

IN MY MIND WORSE WAS, LIKE,

DEATH.

THEY HAD TO PUT A PICK LINE

IN HER ARM IN ORDER TO GIVE

HER I.V. MEDS.

HERE SHE WAS ALREADY SICK,

AND GETTING SICKER FROM THE

MEDICINE.

I DIDN'T WALK FOR ALMOST

TWO YEARS.

I LOST A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT

OF WEIGHT.

I HAD PRETTY SEVERE

HEADACHES, PRETTY MUCH

MIGRAINES MOST OF THE DAYS.

SO IT WAS A VERY DIFFICULT

AND TERRIFYING SITUATION TO

BE IN.

I ASKED MY MOM, YOU KNOW, IS

GOD PUNISHING ME?

DID I DO SOMETHING TO MESS

UP?

DID I PRAY THE WRONG

PRAYER?

AND I REMEMBER STOPPING

AND HAVING TO JUST SAY A

PRAYER, AND SAY, LORD,

PLEASE GIVE ME THE WORDS TO

ENCOURAGE MY DAUGHTER

BECAUSE I'M FOT QUIT NOT

QUITE SURE WHAT I'M GOING TO

SAY HERE.

I TURNED AWAY, AND WHEN I

TURNED BACK TO HER WAS,

NOPE, YOU HAVEN'T DONE

ANYTHING WRONG.

BE ENCOURAGED WITH THAT.

GOD DOESN'T GIVE DISEASE.

THAT'S NOT HIS CHARACTER.

I MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO GIVE

YOU A LOT OF THE ANSWERS

THAT YOU WANT, BUT WHAT I DO

WANT, MARY ROSE, IS THAT GOD

IS STILL GOOD.

MY MOM AND I WOULD HAVE

TIME, USUALLY IN THE

AFTERNOON, WHERE WE WOULD

PRAY IN THE MORNING.

IT WAS USUALLY HER READING

SCRIPTURES FROM THE BIBLE.

I REMEMBER PRAYING AND

ASKING GOD, OKAY, LORD, HOW

DO I ENCOURAGE HER?

BECAUSE SHE REALLY, REALLY

NEEDED ENCOURAGEMENT.

ONE DAY I STARTED READING

PSALM 123 OUTLOUD.

AND SHE SAID, I LIKE THAT,

MOM.

THAT BRINGS ME HOPE.

THAT BECAME ONE OF OUR

FAVORITE SCRIPTURES TO

READ.

HE LEADS ME TO QUIET

WATERS.

HE RESTORES MY SOUL.

HE GUIDES ME IN THE PATH OF

RIGHTEOUSNESS FOR HIS NAME'S

SAKE.

EVEN THOUGH I WALK THROUGH

THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF

DEATH, I WILL FEAR NO EVIL

FOR YOU ARE WITH ME.

I BEGAN TO REALLY PUT MY

TRUST IN GOD, AND THAT HE

WAS THERE, AND I WAS GOING

TO HOLD ON TO HIM.

AND AS I DID THAT, SLOWLY I

BEGAN TO MAKE THE STEPS

FORWARD.

MY HEADACHES WOULD BE

DECREASED, OR MAYBE I WOULD

BE ABLE TO INTRODUCE NEW

FOOD INTO MY DIET.

MY PHYSICAL THERAPIST TOLD

ME I WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO

WALK AGAIN.

I REMEMBER MARY ROSE

SAYING, OH, REALLY?

I'M 11 YEARS OLD.

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO TELL ME

I AM NOT GOING TO WALK

AGAIN.

OBVIOUSLY YOU DON DON'T

KNOW MY GOD.

THOSE WERE LITERALLY HER

WORDS.

THAT WAS THE DAY THAT GOD

USED ME TO SHOW HE WAS

THERE.

WE HAD TO HELP HER AND DO

THE EXERCISES FOR HER.

AND THEN SHE STARTED TO GAIN

STRENGTH.

BUT SHE WAS IN A LOT OF

PAIN.

IT TOOK ME SIX WEEKS OR

SO THAT I PRACTICED

STANDING, AND THEN I TOOK MY

FIRST STEPS.

GOD SAID, JUST KEEP YOUR

FOCUS ON ME.

KEEP PUSHING FORWARD AND

KEEP YOUR FOCUS ON ME.

AND THEN I GOT TO THE

POINT WHERE I COULD DO A

STATIONARY BIKE AND A

TREADMILL AND AN

ELLIPTICAL.

AND I HAD TO LEARN HOW TO

EAT AGAIN.

FROM THE TIME OF THE

DIAGNOSIS TO THE TIME SHE

WAS ABLE TO FUNCTION PRETTY

MUCH ON HER OWN, WAS CLOSER

TO A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD.

GOD HAS HEALED ME IN

MANY, MANY WAYS.

THERE IS NO MANMADE CURE,

BUT I BELIEVE GOD CAN HEAL

US OF ANYTHING.

GOD HAS JUST DONE AMAZING

WORK IN MY LIFE.

I'M DOING BETTER HEALTH-WISE

THAN I HAVE BEEN I THINK

PRETTY MUCH EVER.

AND THAT'S BECAUSE OF WHAT

GOD HAS DONE, AND THE

HEALING THAT HE HAS GIVEN

ME.

Terry: THE BIBLE SAYS

WE ARE FEARFULLY AND

WONDERFULLY MADE.

AND GOD TELLS US TO CALL

UPON HIM, THAT HE IS OUR

HEALER.

THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT THAT

FAMILY DID.

AND WE'VE GOT SOME PEOPLE

WITH SOME PRAYER NEEDS THAT

ALSO ARE WANTING GOD.

Andrew: I LOVE IN THAT

STORY HOW HER MOM CAME

BESIDE HER AND ENCOURAGED

HER IN HER FAITH, AND

READING PSALM 123.

SOMETIMES WE DON'T KNOW HOW

TO PRAY.

SO SOMETIMES IT IS SAYING,

I'M GOING TO GET THE WORD OF

GOD AND READ THE SCRIPTURE

OUT LOUD.

IT'S A GREAT WAY TO GET

FOCUSED ON GOD.

Terry: I AGREE

WHOLEHEARTEDLY.

AND WHEN SHE THOUGHT, IN HER

SPIRIT, GOD IS GOING TO HEAL

ME AND I AM GOING TO WALK,

SHE DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

SHE STARTED SLOWLY.

SHE STARTED PRACTICING

STANDING UP, AND THEN IT WAS

A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND A

LITTLE BIT OF THAT.

SHE MOVED IN FAITH THAT GOD

WOULD MEET HER AT THAT

POINT.

THERE IS A POINT IN OUR

HEALING WHERE WE STAND UP

AND SAY, I'M GOING TO TAKE

THAT.

Andrew: HOW DO WE GET

THE COURAGE TO STAND UP?

WE HOPE THIS STORY WILL

ENCOURAGE YOUR FAITH.

WE WANT TO PRAY WITH YOU

ABOUT YOUR HEALTH.

LET'S GO OVER TO JESSICA.

WE'VE GOT SOME PRAYER

REQUESTS IN FROM

Facebook.

STEPHANIE WRITES, "I HAD

LYME DISEASE, AND EVER SINCE

I JUST DON'T FEEL THE SAME.

MY BODY IS NOT AS HEALTHY,

AND I WANT MY OLD BODY

BACK.

PLEASE PRAY FOR A TOTAL BODY

RESTORATION."

TASHA WRITES, "I HAVE CANCER

AND IT IS SLOWLY ATTACKING

MY BODY.

MY GRANDMA GOT DIAGNOSED

WITH LEUKEMIA A FEW MONTHS

BACK, AND IS NOT DOING WELL

EITHER.

WE BOTH NEED A MIRACLE AND

WANT HEALING.

COULD YOU PLEASE PRAY FOR US?"

AND FINALLY MARY SAYS,

"PLEASE PRAY FOR MY HIGH

BLOOD SUGAR.

I'M NOT TAKING ANY

MEDICATION, AND I'M FIGHTING

IT WITH HEALTHY FOOD AND

VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS.

AND I AM PRAYING.

I HOPE THOSE THINGS WILL

LOWER MY BLOOD PRESSURE."

ANDREW?

Andrew: JESSICA AND

TERRY AND I ARE GOING TO

PRAY NOW.

FATHER, WE LIFT UP JESSICA

TO YOU WHO IS SEEKING A

TOTAL BODY RESTORATION.

YOU KNIT HER TOGETHER IN HER

MOTHER'S WOMB.

FATHER GOD, IN THE POWER OF

JESUS' NAME, WE SEEK HEALING

ON HER BEHALF NOW.

A FULL BODY RESTORATION IN

THE NAME OF JESUS.

Terry: AND, FATHER, I

LIFT UP TASHA AND HER

GRANDMOTHER.

GOD, YOU HAVE SAID WE ARE TO

PRAY FOR YOUR KINGDOM TO

COME AND YOUR WILL TO BE

DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN

HEAVEN.

WE KNOW THERE IS NO DISEASE

WHERE YOU ARE NOW.

WE SPEAK TO THE CANCER IN

THEIR BODIES, AND WE CURSE

THAT THING AND TELL IT TO

DIE IN JESUS' NAME.

AND IN ITS PLACE WE CALL

DOWN HEAVEN.

WE CALL DOWN WHOLENESS.

WE CALL DOWN HEALING.

WE CALL DOWN YOUR PERFECT

POWER, GOD, TO INVADE THEIR

BODIES, EVERY CELL AND EVERY

FIBER.

YOU ARE THE REDEEMER, THE

ONE WHO TOUCHES US AND MAKES

US WHOLE, EMOTIONALLY,

PHYSICALLY, AND

SPIRITUALLY.

SO, GOD, I JUST PRAY FOR

TASHA AND HER GRANDMOTHER TO

KNOW THE WHOLENESS OF YOUR

TOUCH, THE HEALING POWER OF

YOUR HAND ON THEIR LIVES.

WE THANK YOU, GOD, FOR WHAT

YOU'RE DOING.

RESTORE UNTO THEM THE JOY OF

THEIR SALVATION.

WE PRAY THAT THE BODIES YOU

HAVE GIVEN THEM WOULD YET

LIVE TO PRAISE YOU IN THE

LAND OF IT' THE LIVING IN

JESUS' NAME.

FATHER, WE LIFT OF MARY.

WE THANK YOU THAT SHE IS

TAKING STEPS TO HAVE A

HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE.

LORD, WE ASK THAT YOU WOULD

DO A CREATIVE MIRACLE IN HER

BODY.

THAT YOU WOULD BRING

ALIGNMENT INTO HER BLOOD

SUGAR.

FATHER, WE ASK FOR A HEALING

RIGHT NOW, THAT YOU WOULD

REACH OUT AND TOUCH HER AND

THAT SHE WOULD BE FREE IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

Andrew: AMEN.

WELL, STILL TO COME, SHE WAS

ONLY 18 AND HEADED FOR A

HEART ATTACK.

NORMAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS

SHOULD BE 100 TO 150.

THE NURSES KEPT COMING BACK

AND TOOK MY CHOLESTEROL

READING THREE TIMES BECAUSE

THEY COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.

Andrew: HEAR HOW HE GOT

A NEW HEART.

PLUS WE'LL ANSWER YOUR

QUESTIONS ON HEALTHY

LIVING.

THAT'S ALL NEXT.

STAY WITH US.

Andrew: MATT KRUEGER,

HE LIVES BY ONE SIMPLE

MOTTO: LIFE IS SHORT, SO

PARTY HARD.

BUT MATT NEVER REALIZED HOW

SHORT LIFE TRULY WAS UNTIL

HE PAID A VISIT TO HIS

DOCTOR.

I KEPT GOD COMPLETELY OUT

OF THE PICTURE BECAUSE I WAS

BUSY HAVING A GOOD TIME, AND

I DIDN'T REALLY WANT, YOU

KNOW, A RELATIONSHIP WITH

GOD.

Reporter: HAVING A GOOD

TIME WAS THE MOTTO OF MATT

KRUEGER'S LIFE GROWING UP.

HIS PASSION AND ABILITY TO

PLAY SPORTS OPENED THE DOOR

TO PLENTY OF PARTYING IN

HIGH SCHOOL AND HIS COLLEGE

YEARS.

I PLAYED SPORTS IN

COLLEGE, AT A SMALL SCHOOL,

AND I HAD A LOT OF GREAT

FRIENDS, BUT WE WOULD PARTY

A LOT AND WE HAD A LOT OF

FUN.

I JUST, AT THAT POINT IN

TIME, DIDN'T REALLY SEE A

NEED FOR GOING TO CHURCH A

WHOLE LOT.

Reporter: HIS PARTYING

CAME TO A HALT WHEN DURING A

ROUTINE PHYSICAL IN COLLEGE,

18-YEAR-OLD MATT KRUEGER

LEARNED HE HAD CHOLESTEROL

LEVELS OVER 400, WHICH COULD

LEAD TO A SEVERE CASE OF

C.A.D., CORONARY ARTERY

DISEASE.

NORMAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS

SHOULD BE AROUND 10 100 TO

150.

THE NURSES KEPT COMING BACK

AND TOOK MY CHOLESTEROL

READING THREE TIMES BECAUSE

THEY COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.

Reporter: BECAUSE MATT

WAS ADOPTED AS A BABY, HE

DIDN'T KNOW THE MEDICAL

HISTORY HIS FAMILY.

BUT LIKE MOST YOUNG MEN,

MATT DIDN'T THINK MUCH ABOUT

HIS CONDITION AND CONTINUED

HIS WILD LIFESTYLE LIKE

NOTHING WAS WRONG.

I DRANK A LOT.

I THINK MAYBE ONE OF MY

EXCUSES WAS, LIFE IS SHORT,

SO LET'S PARTY.

I WAS YOUNG.

I WASN'T OVERWEIGHT.

AND SO I JUST KIND OF

SHRUGGED IT OFF.

Reporter: MATT'S LONG

TIME GIRLFRIEND TRIED TO

CONVINCE HIM TO BE MORE

CONSCIOUS OF HIS HEALTH, BUT

MATT WASN'T LISTENING.

I COULD TELL THAT HE FELT

LIKE LIFE WAS OVER, LIKE HE

MIGHT NOT HAVE A FUTURE.

I GUESS I TOOK ON THE ROLE

OF REASSURING HIM THERE WAS

STILL GOING TO BE A FUTURE.

Reporter: AT 22, MATT

HAD A C.A.T. SCAN, AND

DOCTORS WARNED HE COULD HAVE

A HEART ATTACK OR STROKE ANY

MOMENT.

THEY RECOMMENDED HE HAVE

IMMEDIATE SURGERY.

MATT BEGAN TO GET SERIOUS

ABOUT HIS LIFE.

I REMEMBER THINKING,

MAYBE IT IS TIME TO MOVE ON

WITH MY LIFE.

MAYBE IT IS TIME TO HAVE A

FAMILY.

Reporter: MATT AND

MARINA DECIDED TO MARRY.

WHEN HE WAS 26, HE AGREED TO

HAVE SIX STINTS IN HIS

ARTERIES.

IT WAS ACTUALLY DURING THE

SURGERY HE LEARNED WHY HE

HADN'T DIED ALREADY.

MY HEART HAD STARTED TO

GROW ITS OWN CAPILLARIES.

Reporter: BUT MATT'S

SURGERY LED TO AN UNEXPECTED

SIDE EFFECT.

FOR THE FIRST TIME HE BECAME

FEARFUL OF HIS OWN DEATH.

ANY LITTLE ACHE AND PAIN

I WOULD HAVE, I WOULD

IMMEDIATELY GO TO THE

THOUGHT OF, OH, MY GOSH,

THIS IS IT.

SO MUCH SO THAT I EVEN TOOK

TWO AMBULANCE RIDES TO THE

HOSPITAL ONLY TO FIND OUT

THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH

ME.

Reporter: MATT'S FEAR

OF DEATH BEGAN TO WREAK

HAVOC ON HIS MARRIAGE.

HE REALLY COULDN'T

CONCENTRATE ON ANYONE ELSE.

THAT WAS TAKING ALL OF HIS

MENTAL TIME.

I BATTLED WITH FEELING LIKE

WE COULDN'T MEET HIS

EXPECTATIONS.

Reporter: MATT'S

BREAKING POINT CAME AFTER A

DAY OF DURING YARD WORK.

HE WAS SURE HE WAS HAVING A

HEART ATTACK AND QUICKLY

BEGAN TO PRAY.

I SAID, GOD, IF THIS IS

IT, IF THIS IS A HEART

ATTACK, AND I DO DIE, I WANT

TO MAKE SURE I'M GOING TO BE

WITH YOU.

IT WAS KIND OF AT THAT POINT

THAT I TRULY, WITH ALL OF MY

HEART, ASKED JESUS INTO MY

LIFE.

I KIND OF HELD HIM OFF TO

THE SIDE FOR SO MANY YEARS.

AND IT WAS MY LAST HOPE AND

MY LAST OPTION.

IT WAS MY BEST OPTION.

A PEACE CAME OVER ME, AND

NOW I ALMOST FELT LIKE THE

DEVIL CAN'T TORMENT ME HERE

BECAUSE IF I AM GOING TO

DIE, I'M GOING TO BE WITH

GOD.

Reporter: MATT DIDN'T

HAVE A HEART ATTACK THAT

DAY, BUT HE SAYS GOD GAVE

HIM A NEW SPIRITUAL HEART.

THAT'S WHEN THINGS REALLY

BEGAN TO CHANGE.

MARINA WAS THE FIRST TO

NOTICE.

HE IS SELFLESS.

HE HAS GOT AMAZING

DISCIPLINE THAT YOU DON'T

SEE IN A LOT OF PEOPLE.

AND HE'S GOT A HEART FOR GOD

AND A HEART TO SERVE, WHICH

IS JUST 110% OPPOSITE OF WHO

HE USED TO BE.

GOD DID NOT GIVE US A

SPIRIT OF FEAR.

HE GAVE US A SPIRIT OF POWER

AND SELF-DISCIPLINE.

WHEN YOU LET GO OF YOUR LIFE

AND YOU GIVE IT TO GOD, HE

WANTS TO SHOW YOU HOW HE IS

FAITHFUL.

Reporter: DAY THE

KRUEGERS HAVE FOUR CHILDREN,

A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS AND A

STRONG MARRIAGE.

MATT HAS CHANGED HIS DIET

AND EXERCISES REGULARLY.

ALL OF THAT HAS GIVEN HIM A

MUCH HEALTHIER HEART AND A

MUCH HAPPIER LIFE.

NONE OF US WANT TO THINK

ABOUT DEATH, BUT IT WILL

COME TO ALL OF US.

HE WANTS US, GOING FORWARD,

TO CONTINUE TO LOVE HIM AND

GROW IN HIM.

SO WHEN WE GET TO THAT

JUDGMENT DAY WE HAVE DONE

WHAT WE CAN ON HIS EARTH FOR

HIM AND WE CAN SPEND THE

REST OF ETERNITY WITH HIM.

Andrew: WE SAW HOW

MATT'S PHYSICAL PROBLEMS

BROUGHT HIM THIS ANXIETY AND

FEAR.

AND SO MANY PEOPLE ARE

CRIPPLED BY ANXIETY.

Terry: I THINK EVEN

PEOPLE WHO ARE BELIEVERS.

I THINK SOMETIMES WE ALL

HAVE TO COME TO THAT PLACE

THAT HE CAME TO, I KNOW

WHERE I AM GOING WHEN I

DIE.

WE ARE JUST PASSING THROUGH

HERE, AFTER ALL.

BUT WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY

TO LIVE WELL AND LIVE

THROUGH HIM.

LET'S GO BACK OVER TO JESS.

ROBERT SAYS, "I'M SICK

ALL OF THE TIME.

I WANT TO FEEL GOOD AND HAVE

ENERGY.

I'M TRYING TO GET HEALTHY,

AND I'M NOT SURE HOW TO

START.

WHAT CAN I DO TO GET

MOTIVATED AND BECOME

HEALTHIER?"

ANDREW?

Andrew: ROBERT, YOU

CERTAINLY SOUND MOTIVATED.

YOU SAY YOU WANT TO DO THIS

AND YOU'RE TRYING.

MAYBE YOU'RE JUST NOT

NATURALLY INCLINED TO GO

THROUGH SOME OF THE STEPS

NEEDED, EXERCISE, MORE

SLEEP, ETC.

SOMETIMES JUST DOING REGULAR

EXERCISE ROUTINES THREE,

FOUR, FIVE TIMES, YOU GET IN

THE HABIT.

Terry: IT IS ALL ABOUT

HABIT IN BEING HEALTHY, IN

EVERY ASPECT OF THIS.

YOU NEED OUR D.V.D., SO CALL

AND ASK FOR IT.

IT IS FREE.

Andrew: TERRY, I HEARD

YOU SAYING BEFORE THE SHOW

HOW OUR BODY IS A TEMPLE OF

THE HOLY SPIRIT.

JESSICA, WE HAVE TIME FOR

ONE MORE QUESTION.

JAMIE ASKS, "HOW CAN I

BREAK MY EMOTIONAL EATING

HABIT.

I EAT WHEN I'M UPSET AND

NEED TO STOP, BUT I DON'T

KNOW HOW?"

TERRY?

JAMIE, I TOTALLY RELATE

TO WHAT YOU'RE SAYING.

I THINK PART OF THIS IS TO

HAVE AN ALTERNATIVE PLAN FOR

WHEN THIS HAPPENS.

SO WHEN YOU GO TO THE

REFRIGERATOR, THERE IS

SOMETHING HEALTHY TO EAT.

AND PRAY THIS PRAYER: GOD,

HELP ME TO BE HUNGRY FOR

YOU.

AND GET UP OUT OF YOUR CHAIR

AND DO SOMETHING THAT

MATTERS, THAT BRINGS GOOD

HEALTH TO YOUR BODY.

Andrew: WE LEAVE YOU

WITH THESE WORDS FROM 1

CORINTHIANS 6: 19-20: "DON'T

YOU REALIZE YOUR BODY IS THE

TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT,

WHO LIVES IN YOU AND WAS

GIVEN TO YOU BY GOD.

YOU MUST HONOR GOD WITH YOUR

BODY."

FOR JESSICA AND TERRY, I'M

AND

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