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CBN NewsWatch: September 7, 2015

On CBN Newswatch, Sept. 7: Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail; Religious freedom a casualty of legal gay marriage?; Clinton's email scandal sinking Presidential bid? Read Transcript


> TODAY ON NEWSWATCH.

ILLEGAL

BELIEFS, THE KENTUCKY CLERK

WHO WAS

JAILED FOR HER CONVICTIONS IN

LIFE. AND

MUSLIMS AND WHY THEY ARE

TURNING IN

DROVES.

FIND OUT THE PHYSICAL

BENEFITS, THE

BIBLICAL COMMANDS TO GIVE

THANKS.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR JOINING

US FOR

CBN NEWSWATCH. I'M EFREM GRAHAM.

KIM DAVIS SPENT LABOR DAY

WEEKEND IN

JAIL. SHE SPENT HER WEEKEND

BEHIND BARS

FOR REFUSING TO GIVE SAME SEX

MARRIAGE

LICENSES.

HUNDREDS OF KIM DAVIS

SUPPORTERS

RALLIED OUTSIDE OF THE JAIL

THIS

WEEKEND. THE JUDGE AN APPEALED

HER

DECISION FOR REFUSING TO GIVE

SAME SEX

MARRIAGE LICENSES TO COUPLES.

THE

PRESSURE IS COMING FROM ALL

SIDES EVEN

SOME FROM THE RIGHT WHO THINK

SHE

SHOULD BACK DOWN.

I RESPECT THE FACT THAT THIS

LADY

DOESN'T AGREE, BUT SHE'S ALSO A

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE. SHE'S NOT

RUNNING

A CHURCH. IN TERMS OF HER

RESPONSIBILITY I THINK SHE HAS

TO

COMPLY.

DAVIS IS COMMITTED TO

FOLLOWING HER

CONSCIENCE AND KEEPING HER JOB.

SHE HAS NO IDEA OF STEPPING

DOWN

FROM HER JOB. SHE LOVES THE

PEOPLE AND

HER JOB.

THEY ARE ASKING TO

ACCOMMODATE HER

BELIEFS FROM REMOVING HER TITLE

FROM

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES.

THIS WOULD COUNTY THE

TAXPAYERS

NOTHING. YOU CHANGE THE STATUTE.

THE PROBLEM, THE LAW CANNOT

BE

CHANGED UNTIL KENTUCKY

LAWMAKERS MEET

IN JANUARY. THERE IS MUCH

OUTRAGE FOR

HER PRISONMENT.

WHEN DO THEY GET TO CHOOSE

THE LAWS

AND WHEN SOMEONE IS

CRIMINALIZED IN

JAIL WITHOUT BAIL.

THERE IS A RALLY TUESDAY TO

SUPPORT

DAVIS. DAVIS WILL BE IN JAIL AT

LEAST A

WEEK BUT SHE CAN EASILY STAY

LONGER IF

SHE DOES NOT OBEY HIS ORDER.

THE KENTUCKY CASE IS JUST

THE THE

LATEST EXAMPLE OF HOW RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM

IS QUICKLY BECOMING A CASUALTY

OF

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE. A WRITTEN

BOOK ABOUT

THE ATTEMPTS.

THE SUPREME COURT RULE GAY

MARRIAGE

IS NOW LEGAL ACROSS THE U.S..

SOME

MAKING THE SAME SEX MARRIAGE

ITSELF IS

ILLEGAL AND THAT IT COULD NO

LONGER

HURT THEIR OPPONENTS OR

BELIEVERS IN

TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE. NOW

CLAIMING THAT

HARM IS ALREADY BEING SEEN.

IT'S TRUTH FROM THE RYAN

HERITAGE

FOUNDATION.

TO REDEFINING MARRIAGE IF

YOU ARE

AGAINST SAME-SEX MARRIAGE YOU

ARE

AGAINST THE BIGOTS AGAINST

INTER-RACIAL

MARRIAGE AS IF THEY ARE RACIST.

ALREADY BEING PUNISHED FOR

NOT

ACTIVELY SUPPORTING SAME-SEX

MARRIAGE

OR GAY COUPLES.

IT TELLS THE STORY OF ALL

THESE

PROFESSIONALS WHO ASK TO BE

LEFT ALONE.

ERIC ERICKSON OF THE POPULAR

RED

STATE BLOG THAT HE'S YOUNG IS

MEANINGFUL.

YOUNGER BECAUSE PEOPLE

PURSUE IT TO

BE AGENERATIONAL AND MASSIVE

ISSUES FOR

THE COUNTRY.

THEY DON'T KNOW WHERE HE

DIVIDES A

PERSON FOR TRYING TO DECIDE.

THE GOVERNMENT ROLE

SHOULDN'T BE

TELLING THEM WHAT TO DO EITHER.

IF YOU

ARE BAKING THE CAKE, YOU

SHOULDN'T TELL

SOMEONE ELSE THEY SHOULD HAVE

TO BAKE

THE CAKE. FREEDOM IS THE ISSUE

HERE.

THE PEOPLE DON'T HAVE TO BAKE

THE CAKE

AND FREEDOM IS BEAUTY.

FROM AMAZON.COM TO DESTROY

THIS OVER

RULE. ERICKSON WROTE THEY CAN

NOT HAVE

THAT AND DISPUTE THEIR CLAIMS.

THE FACT THEY HAVE THIS BOOK

ON

AMAZON AND KEEP PEOPLE FROM

BUYING IT,

THEY WOULD DRAG PEOPLE AWAY

FROM IT TO

KEEP THEM FROM BUYING IT.

CLEARLY MANY PEOPLE TOOK

STRONG

SHOTS AT THE BOOK. CRITIQUES AT

THE

AMAZON WROTE, IT'S TIME FOR

RELIGIOUS

ZEALOUS TO MOVE ON AND ONE

SHOWING IN

TOLERANCE. SAYING, TOLERANCE IN

AND OF

ITSELF IS NOT A VIRTUE. I'M

INTOLERANT

OF A LOT OF THINGS LIKE RACISM

AND

HOMOPHOBIA.

THEY WERE TRYING TO SINK THE

BOOK.

MANY WERE NASTY REVIEWS. SOME

WERE

PICTURES OF HOLOCAUST AND

SAYING IT WAS

NAZI PROPAGANDA.

HE WAS NOT SURPRISED WITH

THE

TACTICS USED AGAINST HIM.

IT WON THIS DEBATE BY

SILENCING

PEOPLE AND GETTING THE COURTS

TO OVER

RULE THE PEOPLE.

THE CAMPAIGN DOESN'T SEEM TO

BE

WORKING. THE BOOK STILL FAR

OUTWEIGHS

THE NUMBERS.

JUST BECAUSE THE COURT HAS

RULED

AGAINST THEIR POSITION, DOESN'T

MEAN

TRUTH HAS TO BE CHANGED AND NO

AMOUNT

OF DOUBT IS GOING TO CHANGE

THAT.

THE HILLARY CLINTON DEBATE

AND NOW

SANDERS IS LEADING THE DEBATE

IN THE

NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY SENDING

HER

PLUNGING 20 POINTS IN JULY. SHE

HAS A

LEAD OVER SANDERS IN IOWA BUT

SHOWS

TRUMP WOULD BEAT IOWA. TRUMP

HOLDS THE

LEAD IN IOWA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE.

NOW TO THE MIDDLE EAST.

THERE WERE

13,000 REFUGEES IN HUNGARY.

POPE

FRANCIS CALLED FOR THOSE IN

EUROPE TO

TAKE IN ONE FAMILY. MEANWHILE

GREECE IS

SEEKING HELP TO DEAL WITH MORE

THAN

130,000 REFUGEES THAT CAME

THROUGH

TURKEY.

> MORE THAN 1 MILLION PEOPLE

ARE

FLEEING THE HIGHWAYS THIS LABOR

DAY

WEEKEND AND THE GAS PRICES ARE

LOWEST

IN DECADES AND WOULD LEAD TO

THE

HIGHEST AMOUNT OF TRAVELERS.

THE GAS IS

AROUND $2.40.

A POLICEMEN IN UNDER FIRE

FOR USING

"IN GOD WE THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE

TRUTH

AND NOTHING TRUST" SAYING

FEDERAL

COURTS HAS ALLOWED THE PHRASE

IN THE

COUNTRY. OTHERS IN THE COUNTRY

HAVE

ADOPTED SIMILAR DECALS THIS

YEAR.

> NOW TO FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

NEWS,

ANOTHER GREAT SHOWING FOR THE

CHRISTIAN

MOVIE IN THE BOX OFFICE. "WAR

ROOM".

THE MOVIE TOOK OVER-THE-TOP

SPOT OF

TICKETS SALES OF OVER $9

MILLION. IT'S

THE LATEST CHRISTIAN FILM FROM

FILM

MAKERS, THE KENDRICKS BROTHERS.

> WHY THIS CONGREGATION HAS

DOUBLED

IN A NEW CONTINENT.

> IN GERMANY HUNDREDS OF

MUSLIM

REFUGEES ARE TURNING TO CHRIST

IN A

BERLIN CHURCH FROM 150 TO 600

MEMBERS

IN JUST 2 YEARS AND MANY OF

MUSLIMS

FLEEING IRAN AND AFGHANISTAN.

I BLESS YOU IN THE NAME OF

THE

FATHER AND THE SON AND THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

I FEEL LIKE I AM BORN AGAIN.

MANY ARE SEEKING ASYLUM IN

GERMANY

AND CONVERTING TO CHRISTIANITY

AND CAN

STAY. THEY CAN BE PUT TO DEATH

FOR

LEAVING ISLAM. THEY BELIEVE THE

POWER

OF CHRIST IS CHANGING THEIR

LIVES.

I KNOW PEOPLE CAN COME HERE

BECAUSE

THE HOPE IS THEY WILL BE

GRANTED ASYLUM

STATUS. I AM GLAD THEY ARE HERE

DESPITE

THEIR MOTIVATION TO DOING SO.

THOSE THAT ARE BAPTIZED

RETURN TO

THE CHURCH.

THE NEW DARK CONTINENT.

CHURCH

ATTENDANCE IS VERY LOW

ESPECIALLY IN

STATE CHURCHES BUT MORE IN

GERMAN

CHURCHES IN AN UNEXPECTED WAY.

PARTS OF GERMANY ARE THE

MOST GOD

LESS IN THE WORLD SHOWING THAT

BELIEF

IN GOD IN THE OLD AREA IS 13%

BUT IT'S

GROWING THANKS TO MUSLIMS FROM

IRAN

FROM CONVERTS TO CHRISTIANITY

HAVE

DOUBLED THE SIZE.

IT CAME AND SUDDENLY NEW

PEOPLE

STARTED COMING EVERY WEEK AND

ASKED TO

BE BAPTIZED. IN THE BEGINNING

ONLY 6

IRANIANS CAME AND IT WAS EASY

TO NOTICE

THEM AND OVER TIME THEY BROUGHT

THEIR

FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.

GERMANY HAS EXPERIENCED AN

INCREASE

THIS YEAR AND MUSLIM ISSUED A

CAMPAIGN

TO GIVE AWAY KORANS. BUT

IRANIAN

IMMIGRANTS OR PERSIANS HAVE

ALREADY

EXPERIENCED THE DARKNESS AND

OPPRESSION

OF ISLAM IN THEIR NATIVE LAND

AND

HUNGRY FOR THE FREEDOM AND JOY

OF

CHRISTIANITY. MIKE ASKED US TO

PROTECT

HIS FACE AND FAMILY FROM IRAN.

I CAME THERE AND WE SPOKE

ABOUT

JESUS AND WE TRIED TO DO A

BIBLE STUDY

WITHOUT AN ACTUAL BIBLE.

ALL THE PERSIANS WE TALKED

TO

ACCEPTED CHRIST IN IRAN AND

ESCAPED

PERSECUTION OR DEATH.

I WAS AT MY HOUSE AND I SAW

THE

POLICE SO I DIDN'T GO IN. LATER

I

CALLED MY MOTHER. SHE SAID THE

POLICE

WERE HERE LOOKING FOR YOU. MY

FAMILY

HELPED ME FLEA THE COUNTRY.

WHEN I WAS IN IRAN I WANTED

TO

BECOME A CHRISTIAN BUT IT'S

VERY

DIFFICULT FOR CHRISTIANITY IN

IRAN. IT

WAS REALLY DIFFICULT. I HAD TO

LEAVE MY

PARENTS AND I LOST MY HOME AND

FAMILY.

SHE WAS SURPRISED TO FIND SO

LITTLE

CHRISTIANITY.

MOST WERE FROM IRAN AND THEY

HAVE

ALREADY BEEN PERSECUTED FOR

CHRIST.

THEY FIGURED OUT PRETTY QUICKLY

THAT

GERMANS ARE CHRISTIANS IN NAME

ONLY AND

THAT GERMANS TAKE RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM FOR

GRANTED.

THAT SOME IN GERMANY WOULD

RATHER BE

DEPORTED. THEY ARE TAKEN

THROUGH A

RIGOROUS SCHEDULE OF BIBLE

CLASSES.

I DID SUSPECT THAT SOME OF

THEM

WANTED TO GET BAPTIZED TO STAY

IN

GERMANY, BUT I WAS NOW SEEING.

IT HAS REIN INVIGORATED THE

CONGREGATION.

> UP NEXT, AN ATTITUDE OF

GRATITUDE,

HEAR WHY BEING GRATEFUL FOR

WHAT YOU

HAVE CAN BE A CYCLE OF BLESSING

IN YOUR

LIFE.

IN HEALTH NEWS NEW RESEARCH

SUGGEST

CARRYING EXTRA WEIGHT COULD

INCREASE

YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING

ALZHEIMER'S

SOONER. BEING OLDER AGE HAS

BEEN AN

INCREASE RISK OF GETTING

ALZHEIMER'S

BUT BEING OVERWEIGHT AT 50

MEANS YOU

CAN GET ALZHEIMER'S SOONER TO

AN

EARLIER ONSET OF THE DISEASE.

MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT IN

YOUR

MID-LIFE YEARS IS LIKELY TO

HAVE LONG

LASTING POSITIVE EFFECTS.

EVERYONE WANTS BETTER HEALTH

AND

BETTER RELATIONSHIPS. DID YOU

KNOW

THERE IS ONE THING THAT YOU CAN

DO TO

GUARANTEE THOSE POSITIVE

BENEFITS? OUR

HEALTH REPORTER LORI JOHNSON

SAYS IT

ALL STARTS WITH BEING GRATEFUL.

FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS

SCRIPTURE HAS

BEEN VERY CLEAR. GIVE THANKS

AND NOW

STUDIES ARE SHOWING THE VERY

SAME

THING.

PEOPLE ACTUALLY ENGAGE IN

MORE

EXERCISE, THEY EAT HEALTHIER,

THEY TAKE

CARE OF THEMSELVES BETTER BY

GETTING

REGULAR PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS

AND

HELPFUL TO PEOPLE WHO ARE

HAVING SOME

KIND OF PHYSICAL AILMENT REDUCE

NEGATIVE HEALTH SYMPTOMS AND

INCREASE

SLEEP.

THE RESEARCH IS CLEAR.

GRATEFUL

PEOPLE HANDLE ADVERSITY BETTER

AND

EXPERIENCE LESS PTSD AND

ANXIETY.

STUDIES SHOWS THAT THIS IS

DUE TO

STRESS AND ANXIETY. STRESS

DEPRESSES

OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND MAKES US

MORE

VULNERABLE TO DISEASE AND

ILLNESS.

AS A BONUS THIS CAN HELP

YOUR FAMILY

AND FRIENDS.

RESEARCH IS SHOWING MORE AND

MORE OF

THAT. THE QUALITY OF OUR

RELATIONSHIPS

HAS A TREMENDOUS IMPACT ON THE

QUALITY

OF OUR HEALTH. GRATITUDE HAS

BEEN SHOWN

TO HELP IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF

ONES

RELATIONSHIP.

MOST PEOPLE AREN'T NATURALLY

GRATEFUL. THAT'S WHY AT THIS

UNIVERSITY

THEY ARE TEACHING PEOPLE HOW TO

CULTIVATE GRATITUDE.

NANCY LEADS THE MINISTRY

WHICH

INCLUDES THE NATIONALLY

BROADCAST RADIO

PROGRAM. SHE SAYS GRATITUDE

STARTS WITH

TELLING GOD YOU DON'T OWE ME

ANYTHING

GOOD.

ALL I DESERVE WAS HELL AND

YOU'VE

GIVEN ME MORE THAN THAT YOU

HAVE GIVEN

ME ETERNAL LIFE. IF YOU HAVE

NEVER

GIVEN ME ANYTHING ELSE GOOD IN

THIS

LIFE THAN TO SAVE ME ETERNALLY

FROM

SIN, I WILL SPEND ALL ETERNITY

GIVING

THANKS.

IT'S LIKE BUILDING MUSCLE.

IT TAKES

WORK.

GRATITUDE IS SUPPOSED TO BE

A

LIFESTYLE, A HABIT.

UNFORTUNATELY IT

GETS TAKEN BY THE BAD HABITS,

THE

WHINING, THE POINTING OUT OF

THINGS. IT

CAN BE DIFFERENT. WE CAN SAY,

LORD, YOU

ARE AMAZING. GIVE THANKS TO THE

LORD

FOR HE IS GOOD IN HIS STEAD

FAST LOVE

FOREVER.

NANCY RECOMMENDS MAKING

THANKSGIVING

A PRIORITY FOR AN ENTIRE

MONTHS. ALSO

KEEP A JUDGE WRITING DOWN ALL

BLESSINGS

BIG AND SMALL.

I FOUND OUT THAT DISCIPLINE

HELPED

ME TO BE CONSCIOUS, MINDFUL OF

THINGS

THAT OTHERWISE I MIGHT HAVE

FORGOTTEN,

I MIGHT NOT HAVE NOTICED.

THAT'S WHY

SAW HIM 103 SAYS FORGET NOT ALL

OF HIS

BENEFITS "

THEN WRITE THANK YOU LETTERS

FOR

PEOPLE WHO BLESSED YOU.

IT CAN BE E-MAILS AND

LETTERS. I TRY

TO WRITE OUT OLD FASHION

LONGHAND THANK

YOU NOTES TO SAY" I'M THANKFUL

FOR WHAT

YOU HAVE DONE FOR ME "IF YOU

RIGHT THAT

NOTE YOU WILL PROBABLY SHOCK

PEOPLE

TODAY BECAUSE IT'S NOT DONE

MUCH TODAY.

AND THANKS TO THEM.

WE SAY WHAT WE WISH WE HAD

AND WHAT

WE DIDN'T HAVE RATHER THAN

SAYING THANK

YOU TO GOD AND TO OTHERS.

FOR BETTER HEALTH MAKE A

CONSCIOUS

EFFORT TO GIVE THANKS. IT'S NOT

EASY

BUT WELL WORTH THE EFFORT.

HEALTH BENEFITS FOUND IN

SCRIPTURE,

BE GRATEFUL, BE GRATEFUL, BE

GRATEFUL.

STAY WITH US. WE ARE COMING

BACK WITH

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HELPING TO

PROVIDE CLEAN WATER TO A

COMMUNITY IN

BRAZIL. THEY OFTEN DEAL WITH

DROUGHT

AND LACK OF CLEAN WATER.

SOMETIMES

THERE SIMPLY ISN'T ANY WATER.

"OPERATION BLESSING" TEAMED UP

WITH

ANOTHER ORGANIZATION TO DRILL

WATER.

THEY HAVE DEVELOPED A SYSTEM

THAT

REMOVES SALT AND CONTAMINANTS

FROM THE

WATER. THEY ARE EXPERIENCING

CLEAN

DRINKING WATER FOR THE FIRST

TIME IN

GENERATIONS.

NOW IT'S THE TALK OF STORMS

AND THEY

ARE TROUBLE AS WELL. REMEMBER

THIS,

DON'T MISTAKE THE PRESENCE OF A

STORM

TO MEAN THE ABSENCE OF GOD. HE

IS

PRESENT IN THE MIDDLE OF YOUR

TROUBLES

AND YOU KNOWING THAT AND THERE

WILL BE

PEACE IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL.

A PEACE

THOSE AROUND YOU MAY NOT QUITE

UNDERSTAND.

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