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700 Club Interactive: The Healing Power – May 4, 2015

Matt Chandler was diagnosed with a tumor in his brain – and doctors told him it was terminal. He’s alive today – standing on faith that God healed him. Read Transcript


Gordon: A YOUNG HUSBAND AND

FATHER RECEIVES A

DEVASTATING DIAGNOSIS.

"He just very bluntly

says this looks really bad

I have 2-3 years of life."

FIND OUT HOW THIS

DAD PROVED THE

DOCTORS WRONG...

ON TODAY'S 700

CLUB INTERACTIVE.

WELCOME TO "700

CLUB INTERACTIVE."

WELCOME TO "700

CLUB INTERACTIVE."

38-YEAR-OLD MATT CHANDLER

SEEMED TO HAVE IT ALL.

HE HAD A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY, A

GROWING CHURCH, AND ONE OF

THE MOST POPULAR PODCASTS

ON iTUNES.

Terry: MATT HAD A GREAT

LIFE, UNTIL THE DAY DOCTORS

TOLD HIM HE MAY LOSE IT

ALL.

NOBODY RUNS 80 YEARS

WITHOUT SOMEBODY THEY LOVE

DYING, WITHOUT GETTING SICK,

WITHOUT SERIOUS TRIALS.

NO ONE MAKES IT CLEAN

THROUGH LIFE IN A FALLEN

WORLD.

THANKSGIVING MORNING I

WAS GETTING READY TO -- I

ACTUALLY FELT REALLY GREAT.

I WAS ORGANIZED AND I WOKE

UP BEFORE EVERYONE ELSE,

CRACKED OPEN THE CINNAMON

ROLL THING AND PUT THEM IN

THE OVEN AND JUST REALLY

KIND OF GOING ABOUT MY

MORNING IN THE KITCHEN

GETTING READY.

I GOT UP, POURED MYSELF A

CUP OF COFFEE AND ASKED

LAUREN HOW I COULD HELP, AND

HE ASKED ME TO FEED NORA.

I SAT ON THE COUCH AND FED

NORA AND PURPED HER.

AND I TURNED TO GO BACK TO

MY CHAIR AND --

AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I

HEAR THIS CRASH.

I'M WAITING TO HEAR MATT

SAY, IT'S OKAY, BABE, I'VE

GOT IT.

I DIDN'T HEAR ANYTHING.

THE NEXT THING I HEAR IS

AUDREY, OUR THEN 6-YEAR-OLD,

SAY DAD?

AND, UM, THAT WAS ODD

BECAUSE I DIDN'T HEAR MATT'S

VOICE.

I WALK IN, AND MATT IS ON

THE GROUND, CLOSE TO THE

HEARTH OF THE FIREPLACE,

HAVING A GRANDMAL SEIZURE.

WHEN I STARTED COMING TO,

THEY HAD ALREADY DONE A C.T.

SCAN, AND THEY SAW A SHADOW

AND WANTED TO DO AN M.R.I.

AND THEY TOOK HIM BACK

FOR TESTS AND THEY DID FIND

A TUMOR.

AND THE E.R. DOCTOR

RECOMMENDED THAT WE SEE A

NEUROSURGEON AS SOON AS WE

COULD.

LIFE FOR ME, UP UNTIL

THAT POINT, HAD JUST ALWAYS

BEEN BEST CASE SCENARIO.

AND SO I THOUGHT, OKAY,

WE'LL SEE THE NEUROSURGEON,

AND THEY'LL GIVE ME THE

RIGHT MEDS, AND WE'LL KEEP

TRUCKING ALONG.

SO WHEN WE GOT INTO HIS

OFFICE AND HE STARTED

SHOWING US THE FILM, IT IS

EVIDENT IT IS LARGE.

HE VERY BLUNTLY SAID,

THIS LOOKS REALLY BAD.

WE'VE GOT TO GO IN PRETTY

QUICK.

I MADE ROOM FOR YOU ON

FRIDAY.

WE'RE GOING TO DO A

CRANIOTOMY ON FRIDAY AND NOT

ONLY GET THIS BUT AROUND

IT.

WHEN FRIDAY MORNING CAME,

I GOT TO PRAY WITH MATT AND

SING OVER HIM.

AND, YOU KNOW, THERE WAS

THIS QUESTION OF WHO WILL HE

BE WHEN HE COMES OUT.

IT WAS AN EIGHT AND A

HALF HOUR CRANIOTOMY.

THE DIAGNOSIS WE GOT FROM

THE DOCTORS WAS

ANAPLASTIC -- WHICH MEAN

MALIGNANT -- OLIOGILIA.

WHICH IS A TUMOR.

THE DAYS AFTER THAT HE

DIGRESSED.

MY BIG FEAR IS THAT YOU

JUST DON'T DIE PRETTY FROM

THIS ONE.

YOU LOSE PARTS OF YOUR

MIND.

YOU STOP BEING YOU.

AND MY GREAT FEAR WAS THAT

MY KIDS WOULD WATCH ME WASTE

AWAY AND GROW

IMBITTERED TOWARDS THE GOD I

LOVE SO DEEPLY.

AND IT WOULD UNNERVE ME.

SO TO SEE THAT CREATED A

VOID IN ME.

I WOULD PUT ON MUSIC AND MY

HEADPHONES AND I WOULD JUST

KIND OF WITHDRAW BECAUSE I

WAS TRYING TO COPE.

I GAVE HIM THE SPACE, BUT

THEN THERE WAS A POINT WHERE

I FELT LIKE HE WAS AT A

PLACE WHERE HE COULD ENTER

IN BACK WITH US.

I TRIED TO GRACIOUSLY

APPROACH HIM AND SAY, BABE,

I KNOW THIS IS A LOT TO DEAL

WITH, BUT YOU'RE HERE WITH

US NOW, AND WE NEED YOU TO

BE PRESENT.

BECAUSE YOU'RE HERE; YOU'RE

NOT GONE.

SHE WAS THE ONE WHO KIND

OF SAID, HEY, LET'S DO

THIS.

LET'S PUT JESUS IN IT, AND

THAT'S KIND OF WHAT WE DID.

I NEVER FELT FRAGILE.

I'M 6' 5," 200 POUNDS.

ALL BEEN STRONG AND QUICK

AND ABLE TO KNOCK THINGS

OUT.

WHEN THEY STARTED THAT FIRST

FULL-DOSE ROUND OF THE

CHEMO, I BECAME VERY

DEPRESSED AND FELT LIKE MY

INSIDES WERE ROTTING OUT.

FOR A FIRST TIME ON A

CONSISTENT BASIS FOR NEARLY

TWO YEARS, I HAD ABOUT EIGHT

DAYS A MONTH I WAS JUST

DONE.

YOU START TO REALLY SEE

WHAT'S REALLY IMPORTANT AND

WHAT'S NOT IMPORTANT.

AND WHEN IT'S ALL SAID AND

DONE, IT'S ME AND THE LORD.

THAT'S WHAT IT IS.

IT IS ME AND GOD.

THAT IDEA, THAT EVEN WHEN I

WAS WALKING THROUGH THAT, IT

IS FOR MY GOOD AND HIS

GLORY, AND TRYING TO GET MY

HEAD AROUND THIS BEING FOR

MY GOOD AS AWFUL AS IT IS.

BUT THEN I WOULD START TO

SEE IT.

AND THEN I HAD THE MOMENTS

OF, I'M REALLY ALL IN HERE.

THE EMPATHY IN MY HEART FOR

THOSE WHO SUFFER, TO BE ABLE

TO MOURN WITH THOSE WHO

MOURN -- ALL OF THAT CAME

OUT OF THIS SEASON.

DURING THAT SEASON, WHAT

I WAS ASKING THE LORD IS

THAT HE WOULD JUST USE OUR

STORY TO GLORIFY HIM.

AND THAT OTHER PEOPLE WOULD

FIND COMFORT IN IT.

WE ARE PAST THREE YEARS

NOW, COMING UP ON FOUR

YEARS, AND THERE HAS BEEN NO

RECURRENCE.

AND ALL OF MY SCANS HAVE

COME BACK PERFECTLY CLEAR.

I'VE BEEN OFF CHEMO AND

EVERYTHING SINCE -- FOR OVER

A YEAR NOW.

TO HAVE MATT LONGER, AND

TO HAVE CLEAN SCANS -- EACH

SCAN I AM GRATEFUL.

EACH DAY THAT WE HAVE WITH

OUR KIDS AS A FAMILY, I'M SO

MUCH MORE GRATEFUL.

THE SINGLE GREATEST THING

I LEARNED THROUGH IT ALL IS

I REALLY BELIEVE THIS.

I'VE REALLY GOT ALL OF MY

CHIPS IN.

I'M NOT -- THE THOUGHT OF

STANDING IN FRONT OF GOD AT

EARLY 30s, WITH THREE

SMALL CHILDREN AT HOME AND A

BEAUTIFUL WIFE, WHO NOW IS

HUSBANDLESS -- I WAS ABLE TO

LAY THAT DOWN AND SAY, HEY,

I'M YOURS.

YOU'RE WHAT I WANT.

YOU'RE MY TREASURE.

YOU'RE WHAT I'M AFTER.

AND THE CRAZY THING IS, OH,

MY GOSH, I BELIEVE IT.

I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY

BELIEVE IT.

Gordon: HE REALLY,

REALLY, REALLY BELIEVED IT.

THAT WHOLE TRANSFORMATION

THAT HAPPENED TO HIM.

AND WOULD YOU DO THE SAME

THING IF YOU WERE IN HIS

PLACE?

WOULD YOU SAY, LORD, IT'S

OKAY.

I TRUST YOU WITH MY THREE

CHILDREN, I TRUST YOU CAN

RAISE THEM.

EVEN IF I'M NOT HERE, I

TRUST YOU WITH MY WIFE.

I TRUST YOU WITH

EVERYTHING.

BECAUSE YOU'RE MY REWARD.

YOU'RE WHAT I'M LOOKING

FOR.

I'M NOT LOOKING FOR ANYTHING

ELSE.

AND WHEN YOU GET TO THAT

PLACE OF UTTER ABANDONMENT

TO HIM, THAT'S WHEN YOU

KNOW.

FAITH IS A TRIAL.

IT IS ALSO A TEST.

AND I LIKE TO SPELL IT

R-I-S-K.

FAITH IS ALWAYS A RISK.

A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE

QUESTIONS ABOUT FAITH AND

HOW DO YOU GET FAITH FOR

HEALING?

AND WHY DON'T ALL HEALINGS

HAPPEN INSTANTANEOUSLY?

WELL, LET'S GO TO THE

BIBLE.

AND THERE IS A SPECIFIC

STORY IN THE BIBLE ABOUT

HEALING LEPERS.

AND, CURIOUSLY, IT DIDN'T

HAPPEN INSTANTANEOUSLY.

IT HAPPENED OVER TIME.

YOU FIND IT IN THE 17th

CHAPTER OF LUKE.

IT STARTS OFF WITH JESUS

ENTERING A VILLAGE, AND

THERE HE MET 10 MEN WHO WERE

LEPERS, WHO STOOD AFAR OFF.

IN THOSE TIMES YOU COULDN'T

COME NEAR ANYONE IF YOU HAD

LEPROSY.

SO THEY WEREN'T EXPECTING

JESUS TO LAY HANDS ON HIM.

THEY WERE STANDING AFAR

OFF.

BUT THEY YELLED OUT AND

LIFTED UP THEIR VOICES AND

SAID, JESUS, MASTER, HAVE

MERCY ON US.

AND FOR US, WHEN WE HAVE

DISEASES, WE DO THE SAME

THING.

WE'RE NOT EXPECTING JESUS TO

COME AND LAY HANDS ON US,

ALTHOUGH HE REALLY CAN DO

THAT.

WE'RE YELLING OUT, JESUS,

MASTER, HAVE MERCY ON US.

WHEN JESUS SAW THEM, HE SAID

TO THEM, "GO SHOW YOURSELVES

TO THE PRIEST."

AND SO IT WAS THAT AS THEY

WENT, THEY WERE CLEANSED.

AND YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND

THAT'S AN ACT OF FAITH

HERE.

THEY YELL OUT TO JESUS, HAVE

MERCY ON US, AND HE RESPONDS

WITH, GO SHOW YOURSELF TO

THE PRIEST, WHICH IS WHAT

YOU NEED TO DO UNDER

LEVITICUS TO BE PROCLAIMED

CLEAN.

YOU HAVE TO SHOW YOURSELF TO

THE PRIEST, AND HE EXAMINES

YOUR SKIN AND THEN

PRONOUNCES WHETHER YOU'RE

CLEAN FROM LEPROSY OR NOT.

SO THE HEALING DIDN'T HAPPEN

WHEN JESUS SAID, GO SHOW

YOURSELF TO THE PRIEST.

IT HAPPENED AS THEY WENT.

THEY TOOK HIM AT HIS WORD.

THEY BELIEVED THE WORD, AND

AS THEY WENT, THEY WERE

HEALED.

ONLY ONE OF THEM CAME BACK

TO SAY THANK YOU.

AND THE BIBLE SAYS, WITH A

LOUD VOICE HE GLORIFIED GOD

AND FELL DOWN ON HIS FACE,

AT HIS FEET, GIVING HIM

THANKS.

ONLY ONE OF THEM THANKED

HIM.

THAT IS A PARABLE, A

LESSON.

IT'S A REAL EVENT THAT

HAPPENED IN THE LIFE OF

JESUS, BUT IT IS A STORY FOR

US TO ENCOURAGE US, WHAT ARE

THE STEPS TO FAITH.

TO CRY OUT THAT HE IS OUR

LORD AND OUR MASTER.

HE IS THE ONE WHO CAN

DELIVER US.

AND WHEN HE SPEAKS THE WORD,

WE HAVE THE FAITH TO BELIEVE

AND ACT ON THE WORD.

EVEN THOUGH THE HEALING HAS

NOT YET MANIFEST, WE GO TO

THE PRIEST TO BE EXAMINED.

AND THEN WE THANK HIM FOR

WHAT HE HAS DONE.

AND IT'S IN THAT PROCESS --

YOU'RE NOT COMPLAINING ABOUT

YOUR DISEASE.

YOU'RE LOOKING TO THE

SOURCE, YOU'RE ACTING ON HIS

WORD, AND THEN YOU'RE

THANKING HIM FOR IT NOW,

MATT'S STORY GIVES US

ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN WE GO THROUGH

THESE TRIALS.

AND YOU FIND THIS IN JAMES,

THE FIRST CHAPTER.

"MY BRETHREN, COUNT IT ALL

JOY WHEN YOU FALL INTO

VARIOUS TRIALS, KNOWING THAT

THE TESTING OF YOUR FAITH

PRODUCES PATIENCE.

BUT LET PATIENCE HAVE ITS

PERFECT WORK THAT YOU MAY BE

PERFECT AND COMPLETE,

LACKING NOTHING."

NOW, HERE IS SOMETHING

SIGNIFICANT.

JAMES IS SAYING, FAITH IS

NOT ENOUGH, THAT YOU NEED TO

HAVE PATIENCE.

YOU CAN ALWAYS TRANSLATE

THAT GREEK WORD FOR PATIENCE

INTO ENDURANCE.

IT IS ONE THING TO SAY YOU

HAVE FAITH.

IT IS ONE THING TO HAVE

MIRACLES.

BUT ARE YOU ENDURING IN THAT

FAITH?

ARE YOU PATIENT?

ARE YOU WAITING ON HIM WITH

THE SECURE CONFIDENCE THAT

HE IS GOING TO ACT FOR YOU?

WE WANT GOD

INSTANTANEOUSLY.

BUT WHAT GOD IS LOOKING FOR

US IS HOW CAN WE HAVE THAT

PERFECT AND COMPLETE FAITH,

WHERE DESPITE WHAT LIFE

THROWS AT US, WE'RE GOING TO

CONTINUE TO PRAISE HIM.

WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO

BELIEVE HIM.

WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO

TRUST.

NOW, THAT'S THE FAITH THAT

ENDURES.

AND THAT'S THE FAITH THAT

LEADS TO EVERLASTING LIFE.

WHEN YOU HAVE THAT, YOU KNOW

THAT YOU KNOW THAT YOU'RE

PERFECT AND COMPLETE,

LACKING NOTHING.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, COMING UP,

THEY HAD NEVER HEARD OF A

MEDICAL DOCTOR.

SO HOW DID THIS NEARLY BLIND

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER RECEIVE

THEIR SIGHT?

FIND OUT WHEN WE COME BACK.

IT'S INCREDIBLE TO TAKE A

GUY WHO IS LOSING HIS

HEARING AND NOW HE HAS A

MUSIC MINISTRY.

Terry: IN INDIA, A

MOTHER AND HER DAUGHTER BOTH

SUFFERED FROM BLINDING

CATARACTS.

THEY HAD NEVER EVEN HEARD OF

A MEDICAL DOCTOR, BUT THEY

WERE ABLE TO FINALLY SEE

EACH OTHER, AND IT'S THANKS

TO PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

THE MOUNTAINS OF

NORTHWEST INDIA ARE

MAJESTIC, BUT CAMALA AND HER

10-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WERE

UNABLE TO SEE THEM.

THEY WERE BOTH BORN WITH

SEVERE CATARACTS.

WHEN PEOPLE CALLED ME

BLIND, I WOULD GET OFFENDED

AND BE REALLY ANGRY.

BUT I FELT EVEN SADDER WHEN

MY DAUGHTER WAS BORN BLIND.

I CAN SEE THINGS THAT ARE

VERY CLOSE TO ME.

BUT I CAN'T SEE ANYTHING

ELSE.

MANJU'S FATHER, HANSI,

WAS VERY WORRIED ABOUT HIS

DAUGHTER'S FUTURE.

I WANTED TO SEND MY

DAUGHTER TO SCHOOL, BUT

WHAT'S THE USE?

SHE WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO

READ, AND SHE COULD GET HURT

WHILE WALKING BACK AND FORTH

FROM SCHOOL.

Terry: THEIR FAMILY WAS

CUT OFF FROM THE OUTSIDE

WORLD.

THEY HAD NEVER EVEN HEARD OF

A MEDICAL DOCTOR.

ALL THEY KNEW WERE THEIR

VILLAGE PRACTICES, A MIXTURE

OF HINDUISM AND BLACK

MAGIC.

THE WITCH

DOCTORS WOULD EXPECT A LOT

OF THINGS FROM US.

WE HAD TO GIVE THEM OUR

CHICKENS AND OUR FOOD.

BUT WE DIDN'T SEE ANY

POSITIVE RESULTS.

Terry: THE BITTER

EXPERIENCE WITH THE WITCH

DOCTORS LEFT HANSI VERY

SKEPTICAL OF GETTING HELP.

SO WHEN A LOCAL PASTOR TOLD

THEM THAT "OPERATION

BLESSING" WANTED TO GIVE

THEM FREE CATARACT

SURGERIES, HANSI REFUSED.

I WAS AFRAID THEY WOULD

BECOME COMPLETELY BLIND.

Terry: BUT THEN THEY

DECIDED IT WAS WORTH THE

RISK.

THE DOCTORS KNEW BOTH

OPERATIONS WERE NOT GOING TO

BE ROUTINE.

CAMALA'S CATARACTS WERE

DEEPLY INTERTWINED.

AFTER THE BANDAGES WERE

REMOVED, IT WAS CLEAR THAT

CAMALA'S SURGERY WAS A

SUCCESS.

AS MANJU WOKE UP AND OPENED

HER EYES, CAMALA KNEW THAT

EVERYTHING WAS GOING TO BE

OKAY.

I WAS OVERWHELMED WITH

THE TEARS OF JOY WHEN I CAME

HOME, ESPECIALLY WHEN I SAW

MY CHILDREN.

NOW MANJU CAN GO TO

SCHOOL AND HAVE A BRIGHT

FUTURE.

I CAN ALREADY READ A

LITTLE BIT.

AND I COULD GO ON MY OWN TO

DRAW WATER FROM THE WELL AND

DO ALL OF THE OTHER CHORES.

I CAN BUY AND COOK US

FOOD.

I CAN VISIT MY RELATIVES

WITHOUT ANYONE'S HELP.

I CAN DO EVERYTHING MYSELF.

I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR

PAYING FOR THE SURGERIES.

YOU DIDN'T EXPECT ANYTHING

FROM US, LIKE THE WITCH

DOCTORS.

PEOPLE ARE AMAZED AT THIS

MIRACLE AND YOUR KINDNESS.

IT IS REALLY A TIME OF GREAT

HAPPINESS.

Terry: THAT'S AN

INCREDIBLE STORY, ISN'T IT?

I MEAN, IT'S NOT JUST THE

AMAZEMENT OF BEING ABLE TO

SEE AND DO THE THINGS YOU

WANT TO DO, BUT TO SEE YOUR

CHILDREN FOR THE FIRST

TIME.

I CAN'T IMAGINE THE JOY OF

THAT, OR THE SORROW OF NOT

BEING ABLE TO.

AND YET "700 CLUB" MEMBERS,

YOU MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR

THIS TO HAPPEN FOR THIS

LITTLE FAMILY, AND WE WANT

TO SAY THANK YOU.

YOU'VE NOT JUST GIVEN SIGHT

FOR TODAY, BUT AS THAT

LITTLE GIRL IS ABLE TO GO TO

SCHOOL, HER LIFE WILL BE

TRANSFORMED, AND WHO KNOWS

WHAT PLANS GOD HAS FOR HER.

AND INTO THE MIDST OF ALL OF

THAT PHYSICAL NEED, YOU

BROUGHT THE TRUTH OF WHO GOD

IS AND OF HIS LOVE.

THAT'S WHAT "700 CLUB"

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PAT GOES INTO SOME OF THE

MOST MEANINGFUL, WONDERFUL

SCRIPTURES, AND HE READS

THEM, AND YOU'RE GOING TO BE

BLESSED BY THEM.

AT THE SAME TIME THIS

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GORDON?

Gordon: UP NEXT, A

VACATION LEAVES A MOM WITH A

TOXIC INFECTION.

FOR SOME PEOPLE, IT ENDS

IN DEATH.

Gordon: NO CURE AND NO

TREATMENT, THAT'S WHAT

ANGELA HUNTLEY WAS TOLD

ABOUT THE EXOTIC INFECTION

SHE PICKED UP ON VACATION

.

WITHIN WE WILL BE RIGHT

BACK.

WITHIN WEEKS, SHE WAS

BEDRIDDEN.

Reporter: WHEN THEY

RETURNED HOME FROM VACATION,

ANGELA BECAME ILL.

TWO WEEKS AFTER WE GOT

HOME, I STARTED COMING DOWN

WITH WHAT SEEMED LIKE VIRAL

SYMPTOMS.

I WAS NOT ABLE TO GET OFF

THE COUCH.

AND MY LIMBS FELT SO HEAVY.

IT STARTED TO BECOME HARD TO

LIFT MY HEAD.

AND SOMETIMES HARD TO

BREATHE.

AND WE'RE TESTING FOR THIS

AND WE'RE TESTING FOR THIS,

BUT EVERYTHING

SHOWS UP FINE, SO THE

DOCTORS SEEMED FRUSTRATED

WITH ME, THAT MAYBE IT WAS

ALL IN MY MIND.

AT THIS TIME, I LOST EIGHT

WEEKS OF MY LIFE.

MY FRUSTRATION GREW.

IT STARTED TO APPEAR

HOPELESS.

Reporter: A DOCTOR, WHO

WAS ANGELA'S FRIEND, STARTED

INVESTIGATING HER SYMPTOMS,

TO DISCOVER A REASON FOR HER

ILLNESS.

I GOT A CALL, AND THEY

TOLD ME THEY FOUND A

CONDITION, CALLED SIGWATERA,

AND HE FOUND THAT THE ONLY

PLACE IN THE WORLD THAT WAS

TESTING FOR THAT TOXIN AND

COULD GIVE YOU A POSITIVE

TEST WAS THE UNIVERSITY OF

HAWAII BECAUSE THEY WERE

CONDUCTING A STUDY.

Reporter: THE TOXIN IS

A FOOD-BORNE ILLNESS THAT IS

BY EATING INFECTED TROPICAL

AND SUBTROPICAL INFECTED

FISH.

SEVERAL DAYS LATER, WE

GOT BACK A POSITIVE TEST

THAT I HAD THIS TOXIN.

I WASN'T EATING SUSHI OR

EATING ANYTHING RAW.

BUT IT IS VERY COMMON FISH.

Reporter: IT IS

VIRTUALLY UNDETECTABLE.

UNFORTUNATELY, THERE IS NO

TREATMENT AND NO CURE.

FOR SOME PEOPLE, IT ENDS

IN DEATH.

FOR SOME PEOPLE, THE

SICKNESS RUNS A COURSE OF 25

YEARS.

IT FELT LIKE I WAS IN A

COMA.

I COULDN'T MOVE.

I COULDN'T OPEN MY EYES OR

LIFT MY HEAD.

BUT I COULD HEAR

EVERYTHING.

I COULD HEAR MY CHILDREN

PLAYING AND I COULDN'T PLAY

WITH THEM.

I COULD HEAR OTHER PEOPLE

TAKING CARE OF THEM.

I KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON,

BUT I COULDN'T PARTICIPATE.

I HAD MY HUSBAND TAKE ME TO

THE ELDERS OF MY CHURCH AT

THE TIME.

AND THEY ANOINTED ME AND

PRAYED FOR ME.

ONE OF MY PASTORS LOOKED AT

ME AS I LEFT, AND HE SAID,

ANGIE, HAVE YOU THANKED GOD

IN THIS?

AND MY HEART JUST BROKE WHEN

HE SAID THAT.

BECAUSE I THOUGHT, I KNOW

THOSE SCRIPTURES.

AND I KNOW I'M SUPPOSED TO

THANK HIM.

AND I HADN'T.

IT WAS SO DIFFICULT TO START

SPEAKING OUT GRATITUDE FOR

SOMETHING THAT I HATED SO

MUCH.

BECAUSE I DID HATE

THE SICKNESS.

I WAS BEING ROBBED, ROBBED

OF TIME WITH MY KIDS.

I MISSED CHRISTMAS AND 12

WEEKS OF MY LIFE.

AND YET EVERY TIME I SPOKE

OUT, THANK FOR THIS.

THANK YOU THAT I DON'T

UNDERSTAND WHAT IS GOING ON,

AND THANK YOU THAT I DON'T

EVEN KNOW IF I'M GOING TO

LIVE TO SEE ANOTHER DAY, I

JUST KEPT HEARING BECAUSE, I

WILL BE GLORIFIED.

I FOUND MYSELF YELLING,

BECAUSE YOU WILL BE

GLORIFIED, BECAUSE YOU WILL

BE GLORIFIED!

Reporter: ANGELA WASN'T

HEALED AT THAT MOMENT, BUT

SOMETHING HAD SHIFTED.

AND WHILE SHE FOUND STRENGTH

IN PRAISING AND THANKING

GOD, HER HEALING WOULD COME

WITH REVELATION.

WHEN YOU SPEAK GRATITUDE,

THE ENEMY DOESN'T KNOW THAT

LANGUAGE.

I FELT SOMETHING LIFT OFF

ME.

I FELT SOMETHING BREAK IN

THAT TIME.

I LEARNED ABOUT ZOZO, WHICH

IS A GREEK WORD.

IT IS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

110 TIMES.

IT'S TRANSLATION IS: SAVED,

PHYSICALLY HEALED, REDEEMED,

DELIVERED AND RESCUED.

SO IN THAT MOMENT SOMETHING

CHANGED INSIDE OF ME.

THERE WAS LIKE A SWITCH THAT

WENT OFF.

AND THE LORD SAID TO ME, YOU

NEVER, EVER DOUBT THAT I'M

YOUR SAVIOR, BUT I'M JUST AS

MUCH YOUR HEALER AS I AM

YOUR SAVIOR.

YOU CAN'T JUST HAVE PART OF

ME.

I AM ALL OF ME.

AND IT JUST HIT ME, AS MUCH

AS I AM SAVED, I AM HEALED.

I KEPT FEELING -- I

UNDERSTAND WHY IN SO MANY

INSTANCES JESUS SAID, YOUR

FAITH HAS MADE YOU WELL,

BECAUSE SOMETHING SHIFTED IN

ME AND I KNEW I WAS HEALED.

MY HUSBAND CAME DOWNSTAIRS,

AND I'M LAYING THERE, JUST

PROPPED UP, AND I LOOKED AT

HIM AND I SAID, GOD JUST

HEALED ME.

AND I GOT UP.

I MEAN, I GOT UP.

MY KIDS WERE RIGHT THERE IN

THE LIVING ROOM.

AND WE JUST LOOKED AT EACH

OTHER AND STARTED LAUGHING

AND SCREAMING.

AND WE TURNED ON MUSIC AND

WE STARTED DANCING.

AND I KNEW I WAS HEALED.

I WAS SO OVERWHELMED BY THE

HEALING.

IN THAT MOMENT, I LOOKED IN

THE EYES OF MY FOUR LITTLE

BOYS, AND I REALIZED THEY

WOULD ALWAYS KNOW, AND NEVER

DOUBT, THAT JESUS IS

HEALING.

Gordon: SHE WAS FREE OF

THE TOXINS, AND SHE IS

HEALED.

AND IN THAT JOURNEY -- AND

IT'S THE SAME JOURNEY WE

TALKED ABOUT EARLIER, HOW

THE LEPERS CRIED OUT TO HIM,

AND HE RESPONDED.

AND HE GAVE ANGELA WORDS TO

ENCOURAGE HER.

AND SHE STARTED SHOUTING OUT

THOSE WORDS.

AND SHE LEARNED THE POWER OF

PRAISE.

THAT GOD IS ENTHRONED IN THE

PRAISES OF HIS PEOPLE.

HE IS NOT ENTHRONED IN YOUR

COMPLAINTS.

BUT HE IS ENTHRONED IN YOUR

PRAISE.

DON'T PRAISE HIM FOR THE

SICKNESS, DON'T PRAISE HIM

FOR THE TROUBLE, BUT PRAISE

HIM FOR THE SOLUTION.

WHEN YOU START REALIZING HE

IS THE SOLUTION, HE IS THE

ANSWER TO EVERY HUMAN NEED,

AND HE WANTS TO BRING YOU

ZOZO -- HE WANTS TO BRING

YOU SALVATION AND EVERYTHING

ASSOCIATED WITH THAT:

HEALING OF YOUR BODY,

HEALING OF YOUR EMOTIONS,

HEALING OF WHATEVER TROUBLE

YOU'RE IN.

HE WANTS TO SAVE YOU,

COMPLETELY, TOTALLY.

WHEN YOU GET THAT, YOU GET

WONDERFUL MIRACLES.

WE'VE GOT SOME PRAYER

REQUESTS AND A PRAISE REPORT

THAT HAS COME IN ON OUR

Facebook PAGE.

LETS GO TO JESSICA.

WE HAVE A PRAISE REPORT,

SHARON WRITES, "I'VE HAD

GRANDMAL

SEIZURES FOR OVER 50 YEARS,

AND JESUS HEALED ME 10 YEARS

AGO, AND I HAVE NOT HAD A

SEIZURE SINCE.

PRAISE THE LORD."

JENNY WRITES, "I NEED PRAYER

FOR A FRIEND.

SHE HAS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

AND OTHER AUTOIMMUNE

DISEASES.

SHE WAS TOLD SHE HAS A WEEK

TO LIVE.

THE DOCTORS SAID THEY

COULDN'T DO ANYTHING MORE

FOR HER, BUT I KNOW GOD CAN

PRODUCE A MIRACLE.

I ALSO HAVE M.S., AND HAVE

BEEN LIVING WITH IT FOR THE

PAST 26 YEARS, SO THIS HITS

CLOSE TO HOME.

I ASK FOR PRAYER FOR ME,

TOO, BUT FIRST FOR MY

FRIEND.

SHE NEEDS IT MORE."

WE'RE GOING TO PRAY FOR YOU,

AND IF YOU, OR SOMEONE YOU

KNOW, NEEDS HEALING, JOIN

WITH US.

HEAVENLY FATHER, WE THANK

YOU THAT WHEN YOU SENT JESUS

TO BE OUR SAVIOR, THAT THAT

WORD, "ZOZO" DOES MEAN

SAVED, HEALED, AND

DELIVERED.

THAT JESUS DID A COMPLETE

WORK ON THE CROSS.

IT WASN'T A PARTIAL WORK

THAT ONLY SAVED US

ETERNALLY, BUT THAT HE TOOK,

IN HIS VERY OWN BODY, IN HIS

FLESH, ALL OF THE SICKNESS,

ALL OF THE DISEASE, AND

CARRIED IT SO THAT WE COULD

BE FREE.

LORD, WE LIFT UP ALL OF

THOSE WHO ARE ASKING AND

WATCHING RIGHT NOW WHO SAY,

WE NEED HEALING.

FOR THE PRAYER REQUESTS THAT

HAVE COME IN, AND ESPECIALLY

FOR THOSE WHO ARE SAYING,

FATHER, I'VE STOOD FOR SO

LONG AND I'M SO

DISCOURAGED.

LORD, TOUCH THEM NOW.

WE TRUST YOU TO DO IT IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

Gordon: WE LEAVE YOU

WITH THESE WORDS FROM JAMES:

"CONFESS YOUR SINS TO EACH

OTHER AND PRAY FOR EACH

OTHER THAT YOU MAY BE

HEALED.

THE ERNEST PRAYER OF A

RIGHTEOUS PERSON HAS GREAT

POWER AND PRODUCES WONDERFUL

RESULTS."

GOD BLESS YOU.

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