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The 700 Club - February 8, 2016

A mother and daughter experience reconciliation after years of addiction nearly destroy them both. Plus, CBN Sports wraps up an exciting weekend in San Francisco with stories of faith from Super Bowl 50. Read Transcript


A CHRISTIAN REVIVAL

INSIDE

COMMUNIST CHINA.

INTERESTS THE GOVERNMENT

SANCTIONED

CHURCHES.

IT STARTED TO PLAY AN

ACTIVE ROLE

IN CHINA'S SOCIETY.

PLUS A PRETEEN

PROSTITUTE.

MY INNOCENCE IS GONE.

HER RESCUE.

I WAS SET FREE.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB". *

Pat: WELCOME, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN,

TO THIS EDITION OF THE "700

CLUB".

THIS IS ANOTHER WEEK OUTSIDE

THE NEW

HAMPSHIRE AND CAROLINAS.

I WATCHED THE SUPER BOWL

LAST NIGHT

AND I CAME OUT WITH A

HIGHLIGHT LADY

GAGA.

SHE'S BEEN DRESSED LIKE A

FREAK SHOW

MOST OF HER CAREER, BUT SHE

HAS A

VERY EXTRAORDINARY TRAINED

OPERATIC

VOICE.

I LIKED HER OUTFIT.

AN AMAZING VOICE.

THAT'S THE HIGHLIGHT.

IT'S ONE MORE FOOTBALL GAME.

WELL, I'M REALLY HAPPY TO

PEYTON

MANNING. HE'S GOT THIS

AMAZING

CAREER. IN THE POST GAME HE

DIDN'T

SAY WHETHER THIS WOULD BE

HIS FINAL

GAME.

HE SAID HE'S GOING HOME TO

THANK HIS

WIFE AND KIDS.

Pat: HE SAYS HE'S SUCH A

GRACIOUS

PERSON.

IF PEYTON MANNING WON THE

HEARTS OF

MANY IN THIS NATION.

SO MUCH FOR FOOTBALL. I

MISSED IT BY

THE WAY.

I HOW TO CAROLINAS WAS GOING

TO WIN.

THEY LOST.

CAM NEWTON, IT WAS LIKE HE

WAS SCARED

OR SOMETHING.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED,

BUT HE

WAS NOT THE MVP THAT HE

NORMALLY HAD

BEEN.

OKAY.

WELL, I ONCE UPON A TIME

CAMPAIGNED

IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

MY CAMPAIGN MANAGER SAID IS

IT'S

RETAIL QUALITY. YOU HAVE TO

SHAKE

1500 HANDS.

SERIOUSLY? WOW.

OKAY.

Pat: THAT'S THE NEW

HAMPSHIRE

HANDSHAKE AND HOW THEY DO IT.

ANYHOW, THEY ARE DUKING IT

OUT AND

IT'S APPARENTLY A CLOSE TIE

BETWEEN

BUSH AND RUB IO.

IT LOOKS LIKE SECOND

PLACE.

YES, AND TRUMP.

WHO KNOWS.

IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO

SEE THE

RESULTS TOMORROW NIGHT.

WELL, REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES

ARE

FIGHTING FOR EVERY VOTE THEY

CAN GET

RIGHT NOW ESPECIALLY AS MANY

VOTERS

IN THAT STATE DON'T MAKE-UP

THEIR

MIND UNTIL JUST BEFORE THE

POLLS.

BERNIE SANDERS IS HOLDING

ON TO

THE LEAD AGAINST HILLARY

CLINTON.

THE CURTAIN IS ABOUT TO

GO UP ON

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY.

BERNIE SANDERS ALSO VIEWED

ON

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM.

SANDERS FOUND HIMSELF

UNDER ATTACK

FROM FORMER PRESIDENT BILL

CLINTON.

FOR HER THIS IS NOT ABOUT

GRAND

THEORY AND REVOLUTION, IT'S

ABOUT

IMPROVING PEOPLE'S LIVES.

SHE ALSO TRAILS AMONG NEW

HAMPSHIRE WOMEN WHO HAVE

BEEN FLOCK

ING TO SANDERS.

HOLDING A DOUBLE DIGIT

LEAD ON THE

REST IN THE FIELD. TRUMP AND

JEB BUSH

WERE AT IT ON SATURDAY

NIGHT'S EVENTS

AND CAN ONE DEBATE UNDO A

PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN.

CHRIS CHRISTIE WENT AFTER

RUBIO FOR

BEING SCRIPTED AND RUBIO

DIDN'T STOP

HIMSELF.

LET'S TALK ABOUT BARACK

OBAMA

DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE'S

DOING.

THERE HE IS, EVERYBODY.

RUBIO INSISTED THE DEBATE

HELPED

HIM

WE RAISED MORE MONEY THAN

ANY

OTHER DEBATE.

WHETHER HE CAN TAKE ON

DONALD

TRUMP AND TRUMP CONTINUED TO

PILE ON

BUSH ABOUT HIS MOTHER.

POOR POOR JEB BUSH BRINGS

OUT HIS

MOTHER BECAUSE HE NEEDED

HELP. MOMMY,

PLEASE WALK IN THE SNOW, MOM.

THE CANDIDATES HAVE

NEARLY 40

CAMPAIGNS BEFORE THEIR FINAL

PUSH

BEFORE TOMORROW'S VOTE.

DALE HURD, CBN NEWS.

Pat: THEY HAVE MY PROFOUND

SYMPATHY.

WELL, IN OTHER NEWS, NORTH

KOREA AND

THE THREATEN TO THE UNITED

STATES OF

AMERICA.

THAT'S RIGHT, PAT, NORTH

KOREA HAS

LAUNCHED A SATELLITE USING A

ROCKET.

THIS IS AFTER THE FOURTH

NUCLEAR TEST.

UNITED STATES AND OTHER

COUNTRIES

CONSIDER NUTRIENT CLEAR

TECHNOLOGY

THAT'S BEEN BANDED.

THAT'S BASED ON THE FACT

THAT THEY

HAVE MISSILES WITH THE

ABILITY TO

REACH THE MAIN LAND.

THEY CAN APPLY TO FIRE LONG

ARRANGED

MISSILES TO REACH THE U.S..

THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE

POWERFUL

EARTHQUAKE THAT HIT TAIWAN

YESTERDAY.

SEARCH CREWS BELIEVE MANY

MORE PEOPLE

OF BURIED UNDER THE DEBRIS.

AT LEAST FOUR PEOPLE

INCLUDING AN

EIGHT-YEAR-OLD GIRL WERE

RESCUED FROM

ATOP A BUILDING.

THEY RESCUED 170 PEOPLE FROM

SATURDAY'S 6.4 MAGNITUDE

EARTHQUAKE.

MANY PEOPLE ARE RETURNING

TO

ISRAEL. WE SPOKE WITH THE

HEAD OF

ONE ORGANIZATION HELPING

PEOPLE GET

HOME.

LATE LAST YEAR,

IMMIGRANTS FROM

NORTH AMERICA MADE ISRAEL

THEIR HOME.

RETURNING TO ISRAEL IS

WATCHING THEIR

PROPHECY UNFOLD.

SEVERAL TIMES IN ISAIAH I

LIFT THE

BANNER AND THIS SHALL BRING

YOUR SONS

AND DAUGHTERS BACK.

AN ORGANIZATION THAT

HELPS JEWS

RETURN TO THEIR BIBLICAL

HOMELAND.

SINCE 2014, THERE HAVE BEEN

AN

INCREASE IN RETURNING TO

ISRAEL.

IF I CAN GIVE THE GLORY

TO GOD

BECAUSE THIS IS HIS WORK.

IN 1948 ISRAEL HAD 840,000

PEOPLE IN

THE LAND.

NOW THERE IS OVER 6 MILLION.

SO THAT IS INCREDIBLE OVER

67 YEARS.

SO THEY ARE GOING BACK BY

THE PLANE

LOADS.

THEY ARE WITH THE

JEWISH'S FOR

ISRAEL TO HELP JEWS MOVE TO

ISRAEL.

IT ALSO PROVIDES

HUMANITARIAN AID AND

FOR HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS.

THOSE SEEKING TO RETURN IS

THE POWER

OF PRAYER.

WE PRAY FOR THEIR SAFETY

AND ALSO

PRAY THEY WILL GET JOBS

QUICKLY.

THEY ARE HOLDING BACK HERE

WITH

FRUSTRATION AND FAMILIES

THAT BE

SICK.

THEY ARE RETURNING TO

THEIR

HOMELAND.

MANY ARE SAYING IT'S

CALLING US

BACK TO THE LAND.

OTHERS ARE SAYING I WANT MY

CHILDREN

RAISED IN A JEWISH HOMELAND.

OTHERS AN I WANT TO DEFEND

ISRAEL.

I'M A ZIONIST.

THEY SAY WE SEE THE

HANDWRITING ON

THAT WALL.

MOTIVATED BY LOVE FOR THE

PEOPLE,

THEY OFFER OTHERS THE

OPPORTUNITY TO

WORK WITH GOD AND BRING HIS

PROPHECY

TO PASS.

YOU WONDER WHAT AN

AWESOME

RESPONSIBILITY AND JOY IT IS

AT THE

SAME TIME.

IT IS A DEEP JOY.

THERE IS A COST IN ISRAEL.

IT IS INTENSE BUT I LOVE IT,

OUR

WORKERS LOVE IT, OUR

VOLUNTEERS LOVE

IT. IT'S ONLY GOING TO GROW.

THANKS, CHARLENE.

BEFORE LAST NIGHT'S SUPER

BOWL,

COACHES MET TOGETHER FOR A

SPECIAL

TIME OF FELLOWSHIP.

WE HAVE THAT REPORT FROM SAN

FRANCISCO.

IT'S BECOME AN NFL

TRADITION.

THE SUPER BOWL BREAKFAST, A

GATHERING

OF FOOTBALL LEGENDS AT THE

EVENT.

SOME OF THOSE LEGENDS

WERE TELLING

STORIES THAT HAD ME IN

TEARS. THAT'S

WHAT WE ARE ABOUT.

WE ARE JUST HELPING ATHLETES

TELL

THE STORY.

I'M IN AWE.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GOSPEL.

PRESENTED TO CAROLINA

PANTHERS

THOMAS.

FOR PROVIDING OUTSTANDING

CHARACTER

AND LEADERSHIP.

HE HAD NOTHING GROWING

UP. HE GREW

UP IN POVERTY RAISED BY A

SINGLE

MOTHER BUT HE SAID HE HAD

EVERYTHING

BECAUSE HIS MOTHER HAS THE

SPIRITUAL

FOUNDATION SHE EMBEDDED IN

HIM.

IT WAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO

PROVIDE

COLLEAGUES THE BIBLICAL

MESSAGE OF

HOPE.

THIS IS THE TOP OF THE

HILL. YOU

GET A SUPER BOWL RING AND

YOU THINK

IT'S GOING TO SOLVE YOUR

PROBLEMS.

IT DOESN'T.

YOU NEED GOD IN YOUR LIFE.

IT'S THE FAITH BY THESE

MEN AND

HOW THEY INCORPORATE THAT

INTO EVERY

ASPECT OF THEIR TEAM.

STORIES OF NFL PLAYERS,

COACHES

AND OWNERS SHARE WHAT LINKS

THEM

TOGETHER.

TODAY WAS A VERY SPECIAL

DAY. AT A

TIME WHEN CHRIST IS REALLY

HONORED.

THE SUPER BOWL BREAKFAST IS

ALWAYS

WITHIN OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF

THE SUPER

BOWL WEEKENDS.

THIS MESSAGE ABOUT JESUS

CHRIST

AND OUR FAITH IS AN AWESOME

THING.

THE DENVER BRONCOS

DEFENSE WAS THE

STAR SHUTTING DOWN CAM

NEWTON. IT WAS

PEYTON MANNING'S SECOND

SUPER BOWL

CHAMPIONSHIP AND PROBABLY

HIS FINAL

GAME.

WE HAVE GO TO THE REACTION

FROM THE

PLAYERS.

HELLO AND WELCOME TO LEVI

STADIUM

IN SANTA CLARA WHERE THE

BRONCOS HAVE

LED THE GAME.

WE'LL GO TO SEE SOME PLAYER

REACTION,

BUT LET'S SEE IT ALL.

AT FIRST THE GAME DIDN'T

GO AS THE

MOST EXPECTED TO.

WITH THE TOUCHDOWN CAUGHT BY

VON

MILLER GIVING HIM A NICE

LEAD.

FOR THE REST OF THE

EVENING,

DENVER'S NO. 1 RANKED

DEFENSE.

THEN LATER IN THE 4TH FOR A

LEAD.

THE DENVER BRONCOS ARE SUPER

BOWL

CHAMPS.

THEY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING

DIFFERENT.

THEY JUST HAD A BETTER DAY

THAN US.

WE MADE THE PLAY AT THE

RIGHT TIME

WHEN WE NEEDED IT.

THAT'S WHAT REALLY MATTERED

AT THE

END OF THE DAY.

WE DID WHAT WE NEEDED TO DO.

WE DIDN'T EXPECT NOTHING

ELSE.

WE EXPECTED TO BE SUCCESSFUL.

WE FEEL LIKE WE GOT THE JOB

DONE.

THIS ONE IS FOR THEM.

IT'S A GREAT FEELING.

A GREAT SENSE OF

ACCOMPLISHMENT FOR

THIS TEAM. WE'VE BEEN

THROUGH A LOT

THIS YEAR.

THIS TEAM HAS BEEN

UNSELFISH,

RESILIENT.

THAT WAS ALL DISPLAYED

TONIGHT.

I HAD A CHANCE TO BE A PART

OF THIS

TEAM TONIGHT.

IT'S A TEAM WIN TONIGHT.

THANKS, SEAN AND PAT.

SUPER BOWL COULD BE A

STORYBOOK

ENDING FOR MANNING.

Pat: I DON'T KNOW IF HE'S

GOT THE

NO. 1 WINS OF ALL TIME IN

THE PRO

RANKS.

HE'S AN INCREDIBLE PLAYER.

HE'S THE ONLY SUPER BOWL

QUARTERBACK THAT'S GONE IN

SUPER BOWL

IN TWO DIFFERENT TEAMS,

RIGHT?

YES.

IT'S AMAZING.

HIS FATHER, RC MANNING IS

A

LEGEND. HE'S GOT TWO BOYS.

ELI.

I HOPE HE TAKES A DESK JOB.

I'M SURE HE'LL BE A GREAT

ADDITION TO

ANY TEAM IN TERMS OF A

GENERAL

MANAGER.

HIS BODY HAS HAD AN AWFUL

LOT OF

PUNISHMENT.

HE WOULD MAKE A GREAT

COMMENTATOR.

GREAT.

HE WOULD DO WELL IS SERVING

PIZZA.

HE'S BEING BACKED BY THE

HUNDREDS

AND RECEIVING THE POWER OF

THE HOLY

SPIRIT IN A VERY UNLIKELY

PLACE.

AROUND 8,000 PEOPLE

ATTENDED THE

MEETING.

I WAS AMAZED.

THERE WERE 12,000 PEOPLE.

WE'VE GOT EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

OF

CHINA'S THREE SELF REVIVAL

RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

AFTER THIS.

Pat: I HAD THE PRIVILEGE

OF

SPEAKING TO A CHURCH RIGHT

IN THE

HEART OF BEIJING.

IT WAS ONE OF THE MOST

EXCITING

AUDIENCES I HAD THE PLEASURE

OF

ADDRESSING. THEY WERE ON

FIRE.

WELL, THAT REVIVAL IS

CONTINUING AND

SPREADING AND IT'S HAPPENING

ALL OVER

CHINA.

TODAY WE ARE GOING TO SHOW

YOU

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF A UNIQUE

ANGLE OF

THIS STORY BECAUSE IT SHOWS

HOW GOD

IS MOVING AMONG THE

COMMUNIST-CONTROLLED

GOVERNMENT

CHURCHES.

GEORGE THOMAS TRAVELED TO

SOUTHERN

CHINA WHERE HE OBTAINED

NEVER BEFORE

SEEN IMAGES FROM INSIDE

THESE

CHURCHES.

FIRST IN FUJIAN PROVINCE

IN CHINA.

WOMEN WAVING FLAGS AND

SINGING.

YOU MIGHT SEE THIS IN THE

UNITED

STATES, BUT THIS IS

COMMUNIST AND

OFFICIALLY CHINA.

WHAT HE SAYS IS REMARKABLE

ABOUT THIS

SCENE IS THAT IT'S HAPPENING

IN AN

OFFICIALLY -- CONGREGATION

KNOWN AS

THREE-SELF CHURCH.

GOD IS MOVING IN A

POWERFUL WAY IN

A THREE-SELF CHURCH.

CRISSCROSSING THE CHINESE

SITE

DOCUMENTING THE CHURCHES.

THE MOST AMAZING THING IS

THAT GOD

IS MOVING IN THESE CHURCHES.

SO MANY BROTHERS AND SISTERS

ARE

INVOLVED IN THIS CHURCH.

AS IT RELATED TO THE

POWERFUL MOVE

OF GOD IS QUITE REMARKABLE

TAKING

INTO CONSIDERATION WHERE THE

CHURCH

HAS BEEN IN THE LAST 30

YEARS.

WHAT WAS IT LIKE FOR THE

THREE-SELF CHURCH 30 YEARS

AGO?

EVERY SERMON THE PASTOR

PREACHED,

NOT EVERYONE WAS ALLOWED.

PREACHING WAS FORBIDDEN.

YOU COULDN'T TALK ABOUT END

TIMES OR

REPENTANCE.

IT WAS OUT OF THE

QUESTION.

TODAY YOU CAN PREACH

THOSE

MESSAGES?

YES.

NOW THEY HAVE ACCEPTED THESE

TOPICS.

REGISTERED AND

UNREGISTERED.

REGISTERED CONGREGATION ARE

APPROVED

AND UNREGISTERED OPERATE

OUTSIDE

GOVERNMENT CONTROL AND FACE

PERSECUTION.

WITH THAT PERSECUTION CAME

TREMENDOUS

GROWTH.

THEY NEVER EXPERIENCED THAT

KIND OF

EXPLOSIVE GROWTH UNTIL NOW.

NOW THERE IS REVIVAL

HAPPENING IN

THE CHURCHES. IT'S ONE OF

CHINA'S

CONGREGATION CONVERTED AFTER

READING

THE BIBLE.

IF YOU GO TO THE CHURCH

YOU FIND

YOURSELF TRYING TO GET

INSIDE AND

WORSHIPPED.

THERE IS ABOUT 500 PEOPLE

BEING

BAPTIZED.

THEY SAID YOUNG MEN AND

WOMEN

BELOW THE AGE OF 18 COULD

NOT ATTEND

THESE THREE-SELF CHURCHES.

THAT THE CASE TODAY.

INCREASING PROPORTION OF

THEM NOW.

YOUNG BELIEVERS,

PROFESSIONALS,

ESPECIALLY IN THE BIG CITIES

ATTENDED

THE CHURCH UNLIKE THE PAST

WHEN IT

WAS MAINLY THE ELDERLY WHO

ATTENDED.

IN FUJIAN PROVINCE, THEY

GATHER

FOR THE EVENT CALLED LOVE

CAMP.

LOVE CAMP ENABLES THEM TO

GET

CLOSER TO GOD.

THE IDEA CAME 12 YEARS

AGO WHEN

THE IDEA CAME WHEN HE WAS

PREACHING

AT THIS CHURCH HE PASTORS

HERE.

WE WERE IN THE MIDDLE OF

THE

SERVICE.

SUDDENLY EVERYONE FELT THE

HOLY

SPIRIT.

SOME COULDN'T STAND

STRAIGHT, OTHERS

FELL DOWN.

OTHERS WERE NAUSEOUS.

PEOPLE STARTED CRYING.

AFTER THE IS SERVICE,

PEOPLE WERE

BEING HEALED.

THE CHURCH HAD NEVER

EXPERIENCED

ANYTHING LIKE IT.

WE HAD NO THEOLOGICAL

TRAINING IN

THE MOVEMENT OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

THIS WAS COMPLETELY NEW FOR

US.

WORD QUICKLY SPREAD.

WE WERE ONE OF THE FIRST

CHURCHES

TO EXPERIENCE THIS IN THE

AREA.

SOON, LEADERS FROM OTHER

CHURCHES

CAME TO US AND WERE EAGER TO

RECEIVE

THE HOLY SPIRIT.

LATER THEY STARTED

WITNESSING THE

HOLY SPIRIT.

THE CHURCH RUNS TWO

ORPHANAGES AND

TWO ELDERLY CARE CENTERS AND

TWICE A

YEAR PUTS ON THE LOVE CAMP.

WE HAVE FOUR GOALS IN

THIS CAMP,

TO STRENGTHEN THE PEOPLE AND

EMBRACE

THE POWER OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.

FOR THE PASTOR AND HIS

WIFE, THEY

PLAN TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL

IN THE

WORLD OF THE POPULOUS NATION.

I WAS IN THE CHURCH

RECENTLY AND

AROUND 8,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED

THE

MEETING. I WAS AMAZED. THERE

WERE

12,000 PEOPLE.

12,000.

DR. ZHAO AND OTHERS SAY

THEY FEEL

HONORED TO HELP MORE CHINESE

TURN TO

JESUS CHRIST.

THE NUMBER OF CHURCHES IN

CHINA IS

GROWING RAPIDLY.

MEANS CHRISTIANITY IS

STARTING TO

PLAY A ROLE IN CHINA'S

SOCIETY.

THAT IS GREAT IN MANY WAYS.

Pat: THANKS, GEORGE.

I SAW AN ARTICLE IN THE WALL

STREET

JOURNAL ABOUT PERSECUTION

TAKING

PLACE IN CHINA.

I JUST DON'T THINK THE

CHINESE

GOVERNMENT WOULD BEGIN TO

PERSECUTE

THAT WHICH HAS BECOME SUCH A

POWERFUL

PART OF SOCIETY.

THEY ARE TALKING TO THE

LEADERS AND

SAYING YOU NEED TO EMBRACE

CHRISTIANITY BECAUSE THEY

ARE NOT

TRYING TO OVERTHROW YOUR

GOVERNMENT.

THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE

HONEST

HARDWORKING LAW ABIDING IS

CITIZENS.

THESE ARE THE KIND OF PEOPLE

YOU WANT

IN YOUR SOCIETY. I BELIEVE

THEY

ACCEPTED WHAT I WAS SAYING.

IF THERE HAS BEEN A LITTLE

BIT OF

PERSECUTION IN CERTAIN

PROVINCES I

CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S COMING

OUT OF THE

HEADQUARTERS OF THE

COMMUNIST PARTY

IN BEIJING.

WHAT WE ARE SAYING, LADIES

AND

GENTLEMEN, CHINA WILL BECOME

THE

LARGEST CHRISTIAN NATION IN

THE FACE

OF THE EARTH.

RIGHT NOW THEY PROBABLY HAVE

MORE

CHRISTIANS IN CHINA THAN ANY

OTHER

NATION, AND IT'S GOING TO

BECOME MUCH

MORE BIGGER AS THIS BIBLE

REVIVAL IS

TAKING PLACE.

Wendy: COMING UP, A

10-YEAR-OLD WHO

SLEPT UNDER CARS BECAUSE IT

WAS

BETTER THAN WHAT SHE HAD AT

HOME.

I HAD THOUGH PLACE TO GO,

BUT I

WAS NOT GOING TO GO BACK

HOME.

YOU WILL UNDERSTAND WHY

SHE FLED

WHEN YOU SEE WHAT SHE HAD TO

ENDURE.

THAT'S NEXT.

THAT'S NEXT.

Pat: WE ARE DELIGHTED TO

HAVE YOU

WITH US. YOU ARE WATCHING

THE "700

CLUB".

THE WEEKEND THAT ENDED WITH

THE SUPER

BOWL ON SUNDAY AND WE'LL

BRING YOU

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY

RESULTS ON

TUESDAY.

SO WE ARE PACKING IT IN WITH

IMPORTANT THINGS.

YOU WILL NEVER KNOW FROM

TALKING TO

HER, BUT CARMEN VELAZQUEZ

HAS A PAST

FROM PREGNANCY TO

PROSTITUTION.

CARMEN ENDURED IT ALL BEFORE

SHE EVEN

BECAME A TEENAGER, AND NOW

SHE'S FULL

OF LIFE. HERE IS HER REASON

FOR HER

TURN AROUND.

I JUST WANTED MY MOM. I

JUST

WANTED SO MUCH TO BE WITH MY

MOM.

AS A YOUNG GIRL, CARMEN

VELAZQUEZ

LONGED FOR HER MOTHER'S LOVE

AND

PROTECTION FROM HER STEP

FATHER WHO

BEAT HER OFTEN.

I WAS HOPING SHE WOULD

PUT HER

ARMS AROUND ME AND SAY IT'S

OVER.

YOU ARE GOING TO BE MY

DAUGHTER AND

I'M GOING TO BE YOUR MOM AND

WE ARE

GOING TO GET THROUGH THIS.

BUT HER MOTHER WAS A DRUG

ADDICT

AND ALCOHOLIC AND OBLIVIOUS

TO HER

DAUGHTER'S PAIN AND PASSED

OUT AS HER

NINE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER WAS

AWAKENED

BY HER FATHER.

AFTER HE WAS DONE, I WENT

TO MY

ROOM AND SHUT THE DOOR AND I

CRIED

FOR ABOUT A WEEK. SOMETHING

HAD BEEN

TAKEN AWAY FROM ME THAT I

COULD NEVER

GET BACK. MY INNOCENCE WAS

GONE AND I

FELT SOMETHING LEAVE ME LIKE

I CAN'T

DESCRIBE IT.

A YEAR LATER, CARMEN RAN

AWAY TO

SALT LAKE CITY AND STOLE

FOOD AND

SLEPT IN CARS UNTIL SHE

FOUND

PROSTITUTION THAT KEPT HER

FED AND

WARM.

I WAS NOT GOING BACK

HOME.

CARMEN SPENT 3 YEARS IN A

JUVENILE

DETENTION CENTER.

AT 16 SHE WAS RELEASED TO

HER MOTHER

WHO INTRODUCED HER TO CRACK

COCAINE

AND DRUG DEALING.

NOTHING LIKE A MOTHER,

DAUGHTER

RELATIONSHIP THERE.

JUST TOTALLY BUSINESS.

ONE NIGHT THEY WERE

SMOKING CRACK

WHEN CARMEN BEGAN CONVULSING

AND WENT

LIMP.

I SAID OH GOD, DON'T TAKE

HER. I

DIDN'T KNOW GOD, I DIDN'T

WANT TO

KNOW GOD BUT I CALLED ON HIS

NAME.

FINALLY CARMEN STARTED

COMING TOO

AND THEN IT WAS DOROTHY THAT

HAD HER

OWN AWAKENING.

I KEPT HEARING VOICES,

YOU NEED

JESUS.

I DIDN'T KNOW GOD BUT I

HEARD HIS

VOICE. HE SAID LIFE OR

DEATH, CHOOSE.

I RAN OUT OF THAT PLACE.

THAT NIGHT, DOROTHY GAVE

HER LIFE

TO JESUS CHRIST. CARMEN WAS

STILL

TRAPPED IN HER ADDICTION.

SHE SPENT

HER LIFE OUTSIDE.

I HATED THAT BECAUSE THEY

CAN SEE

WHO I WAS.

I WAS SO MESSED UP AND

BROKEN.

IN 2007, CARMEN WAS

BEHIND BARS

AGAIN.

WHEN SHE DECIDED TO GO TO A

BIBLE

STUDY.

THESE PEOPLE ARE JUST

LIKE ME.

THEY HAVE BEEN THROUGH WORSE.

THEY ARE TELLING THE STORY

OF HOW GOD

SAVED THEIR LIFE.

I KNEW FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE

SOMETHING

HAD TO CHANGE OR I WAS GOING

TO DIE.

CARMEN STARTED READING

THE BIBLE

LOOKING FOR ANSWERS. THEN A

FEW DAYS

LATER, SHE WAS WAITING TO BE

RELEASED

ON BOND WHEN SHE FELT AND

OVERWHELMING SENSE OF DEATH.

IF I LEAVE HERE I'M GOING

TO DIE.

ALL OF A SUDDEN I STARTED

SCREAMING,

GOD, I WANT TO LIVE.

THE BEST WAY I CAN EXPLAIN

IS I FELT

SOMETHING LIFTOFF MY

SHOULDERS, ALL

OF THIS GUILT AND SHAME WAS

GONE.

INSTANTLY I WAS SET FREE.

CARMEN SAYS HER DESIRE

FOR DRUGS

DISAPPEARED COMPLETELY AND

RIGHT AWAY

SHE GAVE HER LIFE TO JESUS

CHRIST.

WHEN I WALKED OUT OF

JAIL, I WAS

LIVING WITH GOD.

SHE WENT HOME TO LIVE

WITH HER

MOTHER BECAUSE HER LOVE FOR

JESUS

CHRIST WAS ABLE TO LOVE AND

CARE FOR

HER DAUGHTER.

AT THE END OF THE DAY

SHE'S MY MOM.

I HUGGED HER AND SHE'S

BECOME THE

MOMMA BEAR BIG TIME.

I PRAY EVERYDAY THAT

SHE'LL FILL

MY LOVE FOR HER.

IT'S AUTHENTIC BECAUSE HE

LOVES HER

AND I LOVE HER.

TODAY CARMEN MINISTERS TO

INMATES.

WHEN I LEFT, I DIDN'T

KNOW WHAT I

WOULD BE SAYING.

I SAID I WILL BE BACK BUT

NOT WITH

CHAINS, NOW I'M GOING TO

TAKE THE

GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.

INSTANTLY SET FREE.

Pat: INSTANTLY SET FREE.

CRACK COCAINE ALMOST

IMPOSSIBLE TO BE

DELIVERED FROM.

INSTANTLY FROM THE POWER OF

GOD.

GOD IS REACHING OUT TO YOU

IN THIS

AUDIENCE AND THOSE ALL OVER

THIS

WORLD WHO ARE ENSLAVED.

IMAGINE A LITTLE GIRL HAVING

TO

RESORT TO PROSTITUTION TO

STAY ALIVE.

IMAGINE A LITTLE GIRL

GETTING RAPED

BY HER STEP FATHER AND NO

LONGER

WANTING TO GO HOME BECAUSE

OF THE

PAIN AND SHAME SHE'S HAD TO

ENDURE.

IMAGINE WHAT HAPPENS TO

LITTLE

CHILDREN, IMAGINE WHAT

HAPPENS TO

PEOPLE ON THE STREETS.

IMAGINE THESE LITTLE

CHILDREN. WHAT

ABOUT THEIR PARENTS? DOES

ANYBODY

LOVE THEM? DOES ANYBODY

CARE? THEY

WIND UP IN THE MIDDLE OF AN

IMPERSONAL WELFARE SYSTEM

AND PRISON

SYSTEM.

YOU WANT TO BE FREE.

CARMEN SCREAMED OUT, I DON'T

WANT TO

DIE.

DO YOU WANT TO DIE OR DO YOU

WANT TO

BE FREE? START THIS WEEK.

LET THIS BE THE WEEK THAT

YOU SAY YES

TO JESUS.

HE IS THE LORD OF ALL.

HE CAN DELIVER YOU FROM SIN.

HE CAN TAKE AWAY YOUR

ADDICTION, HE

CAN HEAL THE PAIN IN YOUR

HEART. HE

CAN FILL THE LONELINESS THAT

IS

THERE, AND HE CAN BE YOUR

CONSTANT

FRIEND AND COMPANION FOR THE

REST OF

YOUR LIFE.

YOU WANT TO SAY YES TO HIM

NOW.

THE ANSWER IS YES.

I KNOW IT IS. JUST THE PRAY

WITH ME

AT THIS MOMENT AND LET THE

POWER OF

GOD COME INTO YOUR LIFE.

PRAY THESE WORDS: JESUS,

THAT'S

RIGHT, PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS, YOU KNOW THE KIND OF

PERSON I

AM.

YOU KNOW THE SIN, YOU KNOW

THE

LONELINESS, YOU KNOW THE

HEARTACHE,

YOU KNOW THE PAIN.

LORD, I KNOW YOU SUFFERED

THAT I

COULD LIVE.

SO, I COME TO YOU RIGHT NOW.

I DON'T HAVE ANY PLEA.

MY ONLY PLEA IS THAT YOU

DIED FOR ME.

I ACCEPT YOUR DEATH ON THE

CROSS FOR

ME.

I SAY, LORD, COME INTO MY

HEART.

LIVE YOUR LIFE IN ME, AND I

WILL LIVE

FOR YOU AND I WILL SERVE YOU

ALL THE

DAYS OF MY LIFE.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME JUST

NOW, I

WANT TO PRAY FOR YOU.

FATHER, ANOINT BY YOUR HOLY

SPIRIT

THOSE WHO PRAYED IN JESUS'

NAME.

I WANT TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING.

IF YOU DID PRAY THAT PRAYER,

YOU NEED

TO KNOW WHAT DO YOU DO NEXT?

ANYBODY

IN CRISIS, OF ALL THINGS

PASS AWAY.

THIS IS CALLED A NEW DAY.

ALL IS NEW.

EVERY MINUTE OF CONCENTRATED

TEACHING.

THIS COMPACT DISK.

I WILL GIVE IT TO YOU FREE.

WHAT IS

NEXT? IF YOU ARE GOING TO

LIVE FOR

THE LORD YOU NEED TO BE

INSTRUCTED ON

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS WHAT

WILL HAPPEN

TO YOU AND WHAT YOU SHOULD

DO NEXT.

IT'S ALL IN HERE IN THIS

COMPACT

DISK. PICK UP THE PHONE AND

CALL AND

SAY I JUST PRAYED WITH PAT

AND I GAVE

MY LIFE TO JESUS AND I WANT

THAT

BOOKLET TO TELL ME ABOUT A

NEW DAY.

I WANT TO LIVE FOR THE LORD.

WENDY?

Wendy: STILL AHEAD, A

GARDEN

FLOURISHING DEEP IN THE

DESERT.

WE'LL TELL YOU HOW IT'S

HAPPENING.

PLUS, THEY WILL MAY FROM

ALEXIS WHO

SAYS CAN GOD'S JUDGMENT ON

THE WORLD

BE CHANGED BY PRAYER? IT'S

ALL

AROUND.

DON'T GO AWAY.

DON'T GO AWAY.

WELCOME BACK TO THE "700

CLUB".

THE PROFESSOR WHO WORE A

HEAD SCARF

IS OFFICIALLY LEAVING

COLLEGE.

THE COLLEGE HAVE REACHED A

CONFIDENTIAL AGREEMENT UNDER

WHICH

THEY WILL PART WAYS.

HAWKINS WAS PLACED ON LEAVE

IN

DECEMBER AFTER SHE PLACED A

FACEBOOK

POST SAYING CHRISTIANS AND

MUSLIMS

WORSHIPPED GOD.

THE "700 CLUB" IS

CELEBRATING A

MILESTONE BROADCASTING IT'S

1,000

SHOW IN CANADA TO 10 MILLION

HOUSEHOLDS ACROSS THE

COUNTRY AND

FEATURES DAILY BIBLE

STORIES. IT HAS

AN AUDIENCE OF MORE THAN 30

MILLION

PEOPLE AND THE STAFF HAS

PRAYED WITH

OVER 200,000 PEOPLE.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE WHAT

CBN IS

DOING AROUND THE WORLD BY

LOGGING ON

TO CBN.COM/INTERNATIONAL.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE RIGHT

AFTER THIS.

THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT

DREAMS IN

THE DESERT.

THAT FIRST IS COMING TRUE

THANKS TO

ONE DEDICATED MISSIONARY AND

A

PARTNERSHIP WITH CBN.

WHEN PASTOR JOSEPH

RETIRED THERE

WERE LOTS OF THINGS HE COULD

HAVE

DONE. HE'S AN EDUCATED MAN

WITH TWO

MASTERS DEGREES. HE'S FLUENT

IN FIVE

LANGUAGES INCLUDING ARABIC.

IN FACT HIS ARABIC IS VERY

GOOD HE

WAS ASKED TO TEACH.

HE MOVED FOR A VERY

IMPORTANT

MISSION.

I LOVE IT HERE AND CRIME

IS VERY

HARD. CHILDREN BORN HERE IS

VERY

DIFFICULT.

IT'S VERY DIFFICULT TO

APPROACH THE

PEOPLE HERE.

I WANTED TO SHARE WITH THEM.

HE STRUGGLED TO GROW

ANYTHING. IT

GROWS ONLY 2 INCHES DURING A

2-MONTH

GROWING SEASON IN JULY AND

AUGUST. HE

WAS EXCITED WHEN CBN OFFERED

TO HELP.

TOGETHER WITH OUR PARTNERS

FROM

INNOVATION AFRICA AND

ALLIANCE FOR

GOOD, WE BUILT A WATER

MONITORING

SYSTEM AND THEN THE AFRICAN

DESERT

BEGAN TO BLOOM. SOON THE

FIELD WAS

READY TO HARVEST AND SOLD

QUICKLY FOR

A GOOD PROFIT.

NOW HE'S GROWING CROPS

YEAR-ROUND.

THAT GOT THE ATTENTION OF

HIS MUSLIM

NEIGHBORS.

THEY STARTED COMING TO THE

CENTER

WHERE PASTOR JOSEPH TOLD HIM

ABOUT

THE TECHNOLOGY. HE ALSO

INVITED HIM

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JESUS

AND SOME

EVEN PRAYED TO KNOW JESUS.

EVERY SUNDAY WE PRAY

TOGETHER.

PASTOR JOSEPH ALSO HAS A

HEART FOR

THE CHILDREN OF IT'S

COMMUNITY. HE'S

USING CBN'S "SUPERBOOK"

PROGRAM TO

INTRODUCE THEM TO GOD AND

THE BIBLE.

BECAUSE OF THIS

IRRIGATION, WE

HAVE A GREAT HARVEST. WE

HAVE CLEAN

DRINKING WATER, IMPROVING

HEALTH IN

THE CHILDREN AND MORE JOBS

FOR PEOPLE

HERE.

THANKS, CBN FOR YOUR HELP.

THE PEOPLE HERE ARE NOW

DOING GREAT

AND THEY HAVE THE PRIVILEGE

OF

LEARNING ABOUT OUR LORD

JESUS CHRIST.

IF YOU ARE A CBN PARTNER

YOU ARE

PART OF THAT.

YOU HELPED THOSE IN THE

DESERT AND

HELPED TO SPREAD THE GOSPEL.

WE WANT

TO INVITE YOU NOW TO BE A

CBN PARTNER.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, WE HAVE A

SPECIAL

TEACHING FOR YOU.

IT'S CALLED HEAVEN.

"HEAVEN: WHAT GOD HAS

PREPARED FOR

THOSE WHO LOVE HIM." MY

FAVORITE

BEING HOW CAN I BE SURE I

WILL SPEND

ETERNITY IN HEAVEN? THINK

ABOUT IT.

IS THERE A MORE IMPORTANT

QUESTION TO

ASK? WHERE AM I GOING TO BE

WHEN MY

LIFE IS OVER? AFTER YOU DIE

IT'S TOO

LATE.

YOU CAN CALL RIGHT NOW AND

SAY, YES,

I WANT TO JOIN THE "700

CLUB".

COMING UP.

A PRAYER QUESTION.

DON'T GO AWAY.

DON'T GO AWAY.

Wendy: WELCOME BACK TO THE

"700

CLUB".

SHE SAYS MY PARENTS ARE

GOING THROUGH

A DIVORCE AND ALWAYS

FIGHTING ABOUT

MONEY.

I THINK I'M THE ONLY REASON

THEY ARE

STILL TOGETHER. SHOULD I

TELL THEM

I'M AFRAID?

Pat: I SYMPATHIZE WITH

ALLEY.

A YOUNG CHILD DEPENDS SO

MUCH ON HIS

OR HER PARENTS.

THE MOMMY AND DADDY AND

PARENTS NEED

TO UNDERSTAND THAT THE KIDS

DON'T

WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE

FIGHT THAT

I'M FOR DADDY OR MOMMY. THEY

CAN'T

MAKE THE DISTINCTION.

THEY WANT YOU TO BE TOGETHER

AND

THEIR LIFE DEPENDS ON YOU

BEING

TOGETHER. SO, OF COURSE YOU

CAN TELL

HIM YOU ARE SCARED THAT THEY

WILL GET

WILL GET

SEPARATED. WE HAD A SURVEY

WILL GET

WILL GET

SEVERAL

WILL GET

WILL GET

YEARS AGO ABOUT THE TRAUMA

WILL GET

WILL GET

IN LIFE

WILL GET

WILL GET

FOR CHILDREN WITH THEY ARE

WILL GET

WILL GET

PARENTS

WILL GET

WILL GET

GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE.

WILL GET

WILL GET

CAN THEIR DRAMA BE

WILL GET

WILL GET

AVOIDED BY

AVOIDED BY

PRAYERS.

Pat: PRAY THAT ON THE

SABBATH DAY.

IT INDICATES BY YOUR PRAYER

YOU CAN

AVERT A PARTICULAR TIMING ON

THE

JUDGMENT OF GOD.

GOD DOESN'T HAVE TO JUDGE

THE WORLD.

IF THE WORLD WOULD REPENT,

BUT THE

WORLD IS NOT REPENTING. IT'S

GOING

FARTHER AND FARTHER WAY FROM

THE LORD.

JUST ANYTHING IN THEIR

ATTITUDE AND

GOD IS GOING TO JUDGE. WILL

OUR

PRAYERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE,

WILL IT

CHANGE THE TIMING? IT

COULD, BUT WHO

AM I TO SAY.

WHAT ABOUT THE PRAYER

MOVEMENT.

GRAHAM HAS ONE AND THEY HAVE

THIS BIG

PRAYER EVENT THIS YEAR.

CAN THINGS LIKE THAT TURN

THE TIDE IN

?

THEY HAVE IN THE PAST.

THEY HAVE A GREAT REVIVAL.

WHEN I

USED TO STUDY THE REVIVAL.

ONE OF THE EXPERTS WAS NOT

SURE HE

COULD FIND A CONNECTION, BUT

BEFORE

THERE WAS A VISITATION OF

RATH IF

THERE WAS A REVIVAL.

ONE TOOK PLACE BEFORE THE

CIVIL WAR.

I THINK GOD WANTS TO GIVE

PEOPLE A

CHANCE TO REPENT BEFORE A

JUDGMENT

COMES.

KEITH WRITES, WITH SO

MUCH

VIOLENCE AND TERROR IN THE

WORLD,

WHAT CAN SOMEONE DO TO

PREPARE IN A

SOMEWHAT NORMAL LIFE.

IS THERE A MATTER OF TIME

BEFORE

TERRORIST ATTACKS BEFORE A

NORMAL

THING HERE IN THE US ?

I WISH THAT WERE NOT THE

CASE.

NORTH KOREA JUST LAUNCHED A

ROCKET.

BEFORE A NUCLEAR ATTACK IN

THE UNITED

STATES, IT WOULD ONLY TAKE A

FEW

SHIPS OFF THE COAST WITH A

NUCLEAR

WEAPON TO TAKE ALL OF OUR

POWER. I

THINK FRANKLY, I'M A GREAT

FAN OF

GENERATORS. THEY DON'T COST

THAT MUCH.

YOU CAN GET A GENERATOR, A

TANK TO

HOLD PROPANE AND SOME KIND

OF FUEL

AND AT LEAST YOU HAVE SOME

POWER

DURING A CRISIS. IF OUR GRID

GOES

DOWN, IT'S GOING TO BE

REALLY TOUGH.

BUT HOW DO YOU PREPARE? I

THINK SURE

IF YOU TRY FOR EMERGENCIES

THAT WOULD

BE GOOD, WITH FLASHLIGHTS. I

THINK

MORE THAN ANYTHING OUR

SAFETY IS IN

JESUS CHRIST. THAT'S WHERE

WE NEED TO

PRAY AND GOD CAN DO MIRACLES

AMIDST

ALL KINDS OF TROUBLE.

GOD WATCHES IN VAIN.

WHERE DOES THE DEVIL COME

FROM AND

HOW MUCH POWER DOES HE

REALLY HAVE IN

OUR LIVES. DOES HE HAVE AN

ARMY OF

DEMONS.

HE'S CALLED LUCIFER, THE

ANGEL OF

LIFE, HE WAS THE HIGHEST IN

THE ORDER

OF ANGELIC BEINGS. GOD

CREATED THESE

BEINGS AND THEY WERE IN

HEAVEN AND HE

LED A REVOLT BECAUSE HE

THOUGHT HE

COULD DO A BETTER JOB THAN

GOD.

THAT'S WHERE HE CAME FROM.

THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT HIM

SWEEPING A

THIRD OF THE ANGELS.

HE'S IN HIS OWN CONTROL.

IS HE OMNI PRESENT OF

GOD?

I DON'T THINK HE'S OMNI

PRESENT.

HE WALKS UP AND DOWN.

BUT THAT DOESN'T PUT HIM

EVERYWHERE

AT THE SAME TIME.

THAT'S RIGHT.

THAT'S ALL WE HAVE TODAY.

WE LEAVE

YOU WITH THIS POWER MINUTE

FROM

JEREMIAH.

"I WILL REFRESH THE WEARY

AND SATISFY

THE FAINT" (JEREMIAH 31:25,

NIV).

WELL, COULD THIS PERFECT

STORM BE

BREWING ACROSS THE MIDDLE

EAST?

WE'LL FIND OUT TUESDAY.

IT WILL MAKE YOU AT LEAST

FROM WENDY AND ME, THIS IS

PAT

ROBERTSON.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW.

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