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The 700 Club - August 22, 2016

He can’t remember the start of his own NFL career. Super Bowl champion Ben Utecht pens a love letter to his family before he forgets who they are. Plus, discover the miracle that healed a broken marriage after 11 years. Read Transcript


> COMING UP, HE CAN'T

REMEMBER

THE START OF HIS OWN NFL

CAREER.

SUPER BOWL CHAMPION BEN

UTECHT, HE

GIVES HIS FAMILY A LETTER

BEFORE HE

FORGETS WHO THEY ARE.

FOR 8 YEARS.

I CAN BE SO REPULSED BY

HIM.

I WANT HIM TO STAND UP TO

BE A MAN.

THE MIRACLE THAT

REUNITED THIS

COUPLE.

I COULD NEVER IMAGINE

HOW GOOD IT

COULD BE.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB".

Pat: YOU KNOW, FOLKS,

JOHN BOLT OF

THE UNITED NATIONS WROTE A

JOURNAL

TODAY ABOUT THE WHOLE

CONCEPT OF THE

NATION BUILDING THE WHOLE

CONCEPT OF

IDEOLOGY.

WHAT HE WAS SAYING IS WE

HAVE TO

UNDERSTAND THE IDEOLOGY.

WE ARE FIGHTING A RELIGIOUS

IDEOLOGY.

THOSE WHO DON'T UNDERSTAND

IT AND

ARE BYPASSING IT THINKING

IT'S JUST

A RELIGION ARE MISSING THE

POINT.

YOU SEE, THESE PEOPLE TRAIN

LITTLE

CHILDREN TO BE MARTYRS.

LITTLE KIDS, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10

YEARS

OLD TO BLOW THEMSELVES UP.

THIS IS OTHER IDEOLOGY.

WE HAVE TO MATCH IT AND

BEAT IT.

IT'S NOT JUST A MILITARY

THING, IT'S

AN IDEALOGICAL.

IN TURKEY, IT WAS SUPPOSED

TO BE A

JOYOUS OCCASION, AND A

CHILD, A

SUICIDE BOMBER BLEW HIMSELF

UP

KILLING MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE

AT THAT

WE -- WEDDING.

HOW ISLAMIC CHILDREN ARE

BEING

USED TO CARRY OUT THIS

ATTACK.

MORE THAN 50 ARE DEAD,

70 WOUNDED.

MORE THAN A DOZEN ARE IN

CRITICAL

CONDITION. IT'S THE

DEADLIEST TERROR

ATTACK IN TURKEY THIS YEAR.

TURKEY'S PRESIDENT IS

BLAMING ISIS

AND THE SUICIDE BOMBERS AS

YOUNG AS

12 FOR THE ATTACK.

EARLIER THIS YEAR, SAYING

ISIS HAS

TWO OR THREE TRAINING

CENTERS IN

IRAQ WITH CHILDREN AS YOUNG

AS EIGHT

BEING TAUGHT TO CARRY OUT

SUICIDE

ATTACKS.

AFTER THE WEDDING ATTACK IN

TURKEY,

IRAQI AUTHORITIES FOILED A

SIMILAR

ATTEMPT ON A CHILD WHO WAS

12.

THE ISLAMIC TERRORIST GROUP

HAVE

INCREASING THE NUMBER OF

CHILD

BOMBERS USED IN ATTACK FROM

4 TO 44

AND MANY ARE GIRLS.

THEY HAVE BEEN USING

CHILDREN IN

USING EXTREME VIOLENCE

SHOWING BOYS

BE HEADING VICTIMS.

FROM THE LARGEST AIRPORT

AND THE

FAILED COUP, ANGER AT --

TURKEY'S

PRESIDENT.

THE STRONG IMAGE OF A MAN

WHO WAS

ONCE STRONG AND NOW KEEPING

PROMISE

OF KEEPING THEM SAFE.

HE WANTS THEM EXTRADITED TO

THE

UNITED STATES.

HE FEELS THEY HAVE BECOME

VERY

UNSAFE.

Pat: I WANT TO POINT OUT

AGAIN,

THAT YOU READ REVELATION OF

SEVEN

CHURCHES OF ASIA.

IT'S NOW TURKEY.

TURKEY IS A KEY CENTER.

TO THINK OF A LITTLE CHILD

THEY

START TRAINING AT 5, 6, 7,

8, 9, 10,

11 YEARS OLD.

THE LEADERS AREN'T BLOWING

UP.

THE HEAD OF ISIS IS NOT

BLOWING

HIMSELF UP.

THEY TAKE LITTLE CHILDREN

AND LET

THEMSELVES BLOW THEMSELVES

UP.

50 PEOPLE SUFFERING AND

DYING

BECAUSE OF THIS CRAZY

IDEOLOGY.

DON'T LET ANYBODY TELL YOU

THAT IT'S

A RELIGION OF PEACE.

ONE MORE TIME.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN? WHAT

DOES ISLAM

MEAN? IT DOES NOT MEAN

PEACE.

ISLAM MEANS SUBMISSIONS.

SUBMISSIONS, NOT PEACE.

> WELL, HERE AT HOME.

DONALD TRUMP IS SAYING WE

HAVE TO

MAKE AN EXTRA EFFORT TO

REACH OUT TO

MINORITY GROUPS.

THAT IS NEW.

WE HAVE THAT STORY.

Efrem: THANKS.

DONALD TRUMP SAYS HE FULLY

RECOGNIZES WE HAVE TO DO A

BETTER

JOB OF REACHING TO THE

AFRICAN

AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND THE

GOP IS

THE PARTY OF ABRAHAM

LINCOLN.

AND MEETING WITH THE

ADVISOR THIS

WEEKEND SHOWING HILLARY

CLINTON

LEADS WITH MINORITIES AND

AMERICAN

VOTERS.

DONALD TRUMP TELLS CNN THAT

HE'S

TRYING TO REACH OUT.

> "OPERATION BLESSING" IS

NOW IN

LOUISIANA HELPING THOSE IN

THE

FLOODING.

"OPERATION BLESSING"

VOLUNTEERS ARE

ALSO HELPING VICTIMS CLEAN

OUT THEIR

HOMES.

I STILL HAVEN'T CRIED

YET.

IT HASN'T HIT ME THAT THIS

IS MINE.

I CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH TO

THEM. I

DON'T KNOW, MY HUSBAND

MENTIONED THE

OTHER DAY, THE NEXT TIME

THERE IS A

DISASTER, WITH EVER TO JOIN

THEM AND

DO WHAT WE CAN TO GIVE BACK

BECAUSE

WE CAN'T PAY THIS BACK.

IT'S JUST INCREDIBLE WHAT'S

BEEN

DONE FOR US.

"OPERATION BLESSING" HAS

BEEN

HELPING IN LOUISIANA. YOU

CAN FIND

OUT HOW TO HELP ON CBN.ORG.

Pat: THEY SAY THEY CALLED

THIS

THING A HURRICANE WITH MORE

MOBILIZATION, BUT IT HAD

NOT BEEN A

HURRICANE BUT THE EFFECTS

OF A

HURRICANE.

THOSE PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING

FROM DIRE

CONSEQUENCES.

WE WERE THERE, "OPERATION

BLESSING"

WAS THERE AND THIS BLESSING

OF

LEAVING MARTHA'S VINEYARD

GOLFING.

ONE OF THOSE PRESIDENTIAL

MOTORCADES

HAS MORE DAMAGE THAN GOOD.

IF YOU

FLEW AROUND A HELICOPTER

AND LOOK

AROUND WHICH IS WHAT I DID

WITH

OPERATION KATRINA.

YOU CAN FLY A HELICOPTER

AND LAND

SOMEPLACE RATHER THAN

HAVING A BIG

MOTORCADE. WE'LL SEE WHAT

HAPPENS

THERE.

I THINK TRUMP PLAYED IT

SMART WITH

THE HEADLINES.

PAT, SOUTH CORE -- SO

YOU --

SOUTH KOREA.

AND NORTH KOREA SUGGEST

IT'S AN

ACTIVE WAR.

BUT THEY SAY IT'S NECESSARY

TO

PROTECT THE ALLIES. WE HAVE

THAT

STORY FROM SOUTH KOREA.

THEY PLAN TO CONQUER

NORTH KOREA

THREAT.

COMES AFTER A CRITICAL TIME

OF NORTH

KOREA'S FOREIGN MINISTRY

LEADS TO

IMPACT SANCTIONS AGAINST

KIM JONG UN.

AFTER RELEASING THE MISSILE

INTO THE

SEA OUT OF THE EAST COAST.

THIS IS PAYBACK FOR US

SANCTIONS.

THE US WILL PAY A TERRIBLE

PRICE FOR

THIS SANCTION.

AMERICANS AND NORTH KOREA

WILL BE

TREATED WITH LOTS OF WAR

AND MANY

YEARS OF HARD LABOR.

THEY HAVE NEW TENSIONS

BETWEEN

THE U.S. AND SOUTH KOREA ON

ONE SIDE

AND THIS IS THE TIME TO

TAKE A

STRONGER STANCE AGAINST

NORTH KOREA.

NUCLEAR EXPERTS SAY THIS

WILL NOT

HAPPEN BECAUSE CHINA IS

THOUSANDS OF

MILES AWAY FROM SOUTH KOREA.

EVEN THOUGH IT MAY

AFFECT THE

RELATIONSHIP WITH CHINA.

CHINA WILL NOT PROTECT US

AGAINST

MILITARY THREATS.

HE ESCAPED CORREA.

I READ THE BIBLE FOR THE

FIRST

TIME.

AS I READ IT AGAIN AND

AGAIN, I

REALIZED GOD IS ALIVE AND

THE TRUTH.

1 DAY I HEARD THE MESSAGE

FROM GOD

TO LEAD.

HE'S NOW A PASTOR IN

SOUTH KOREA.

AND CONTINUES TO LOOK INTO

THE

AFFAIRS OF THE PENINSULA.

IT WILL PROVIDE THE

PENINSULA

WITH POWER.

THE DEMOCRACY AND THE AREA

OF THE

PENINSULA WILL HELP.

I THINK THE GOVERNMENT

SHOULD TAKE

THE REALITY OF THE REGIME

SERIOUSLY.

DOES NORTH KOREA HAVE

THE NUCLEAR

CAPACITY.

NORTH KOREA HAS BECOME A

NUCLEAR

STATE.

THAT WILL BE IN THE FUTURE.

THAT THEY HAVE WAR HEADS TO

STRIKE

THE US.

I DON'T THINK IT'S TRUE

FOR NOW.

HE ADDED THAT EVEN UNDER

THE

DONALD TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION,

AMERICAN TROOPS ARE LIKELY

TO STAY.

HE BELIEVES THEY ARE

PRESENT NOT

ONLY FOR SOUTH KOREA BUT

FOR THE

PEACE AND STABILITY OF THE

WORLD.

Pat: WHEN I WAS IN KOREA,

I WAS IN

NORTH KOREA AND SERVED IN

THE

MARINES DURING THE KOREAN

WAR.

WHERE THE RUSSIANS WERE ON

A HOLIDAY

AND THE UN -- APPROVED

SENDING

FORCES.

WHO WAS THIS LEADER IN

NORTH KOREA.

IT WAS SOMEONE PUT IN BY

THE

RUSSIANS AND THEN THEY MADE

A GOD

OUT OF HIM. HE LITERALLY

WORSHIPPED

HIM AS A GOD.

NOW HIS GRANDSON KIM JONG

UN, NOW IS

IN CHARGE.

THE SUFFERING HAS BEEN

UNTOLD.

BUT IF THEY ARE MAKING

NOISES ABOUT

NUCLEAR BOMBS AND MISSILES

TO SHOOT

TO THE UNITED STATES OF

AMERICA, WE

NEED TO TAKE SOME OF THAT

STUFF

SERIOUSLY, AND THE TIME MAY

COME

WHEN WE'VE GOT TO PUT AN

END TO IT.

WE CAN WIPE IT OUT WHILE

IT'S NOT

WITH TOO MUCH POWER.

BUT IF THEY BEGIN TO SHOOT

MISSILES

AT JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

AND OUR

FORCES AND THE NORTH

AMERICAN

CONTINENT, IT'S A SERIOUS

MATTER.

IMAGINE IF THEY NUKED SAN

FRANCISCO

OR LOS ANGELES IF THEY

EXPLODED A

MISSILE OVER AMERICA AND WE

CAN HAVE

THAT TERRIBLE THOUGHT OF A

BLACKOUT

OF ALL OF OUR ELECTRONIC

DEVICES.

THAT'S WHAT THEY MIGHT BE

ABLE TO DO

TO US.

IT'S TIME WE TAKE SERIOUSLY

AND ALSO

STOP PLAYING WITH THEM AND

WE NEED

TO GET SERIOUS, AND THOSE

PEOPLE ARE

EVIL WHAT THEY ARE DOING TO

THEMSELVES IS EVIL, WHAT

THEY ARE

DOING TO THEIR PEOPLE IS

EVIL. WE

NEED TO RECOGNIZE THIS AS

CALLED THE

ACTS OF EVIL AND WE NEED TO

DO

SOMETHING.

THE TIME WHERE THE CURRENT

POSTURE

OF PACIFICATION AND THE

BRIBERY AND

ALL THE THINGS WE HAVE DONE

NEED TO

COME TO AN END WITH AN IRON

FIST.

ANTIBIOTICS COULD CREATE

PROBLEMS

FOR YOUR BRAIN TO DIMINISH

YOUR

MEMORY.

THERE APPEARS TO BE A WAY

TO REVERSE

THAT.

A GERMAN STUDY SHOWS LAB

MICE

THAT WERE FED ANTIBIOTICS

EXPERIENCED MEMORY LOSS

WHERE THEIR

BRAINS IMPROVED BY ADDING

PROBIOTICS.

IT DOES GOOD TO KEEP US

HEALTHY.

THEY COMPARED LAB MICE WHO

WERE FED

NO ANTIBIOTICS TO MICE FED

ENOUGH

ANTIBIOTICS TO KILL THE

BACTERIA.

THE MICE WITH ANTIBIOTICS

PERFORMED

WORSE ON MEMORY TEST AND

AFFECTED

THE HIPPOCAMPUS.

THAT AFFECTS THE BRAIN

THROUGHOUT

LIFE.

ALSO DISCOVERED THE ADVERSE

SIDE

AFFECTS BY THE USE OF

ANTIBIOTICS

COULD BE REVERSED.

WHEN THEY WERE GIVEN

PROBIOTICS,

THEY WERE ABLE TO REGAIN

NEW BRAIN

CELLS.

THEY FOUND PROLONGED

ANTIBIOTIC

TREATMENT COULD MAINTAIN

BRAIN

FUNCTION, BUT PROBIOTIC

COULD

IMPROVE THE BRAIN AND

SHOULD BE

RECEIVED AS A TREATMENT

OPTION.

I BEGAN TO READ SOME OF

THIS

ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON IN

OUR GUT.

WE HAVE A FACTORY GOING ON

DOWN

THERE WITH ALL KINDS OF

FRIENDLY

BACTERIA.

THESE THINGS ARE VERY

IMPORTANT TO

SET UP IN OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM.

IT'S EXTREMELY IMPORTANT

WITH ALL

KINDS OF AUTOIMMUNE

DISEASES COME

ABOUT BECAUSE WE LOSE THAT

POWERFUL

FACTORY THAT WE HAVE IN OUR

INTESTINES.

WE DON'T LIKE TO THINK

ABOUT IT

BECAUSE WE DON'T TALK ABOUT

IT VERY

MUCH.

IT'S BEEN VERY IMPORTANT.

BUT ONE DOSE OF ANTIBIOTICS

CAN KILL

ALL OF THIS FLORA IN YOUR

GUT AND

LEAVING YOU DEFENSELESS AND

THEN YOU

ARE DEVELOPING ALL OF THESE

DISEASES.

THEY HAVE STRIPPED YOU OF

YOUR

NATURAL DEFENSES.

THESE PREBIOTIC'S AND PRO

BIOTICS.

THEY ARE AVAILABLE IN

GOOD

NUTRITION STORES.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE A

PRESCRIPTION FOR IT.

JUST THE FERMENTED

CABBAGE, THE

KIMCHI OR WHAT WE PUT ON

OUR HOT

DOGS ARE AVAILABLE AND ALSO

YOGURT

IS GOOD FOR THIS.

THEY SELL IT IN A HEALTH

STORE.

YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE

BUT ALL OF

YOUR SICKNESSES.

TERRY?

Terry: COMING UP, FROM

SYRIA TO

THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.

A PASTOR AND HIS FAMILY

ESCAPE ISIS

ONLY TO BE AFFECTED IN

Pat: A STORY YOU COULDN'T

BELIEVE,

BUT IT'S TRUE.

THIS MAN FLED THE DANGERS

OF ISIS

FROM HIS OWN COUNTRY OF

SYRIA.

AND THEN HE FACED DEATH

THREATS IN

THE NEW COUNTRY OF NORWAY.

-- GARY LANE BRINGS US THIS

COURAGEOUS STORY.

WE FIRST MET HIM YEARS

AGO AS HE

FLED THE CIVIL WAR.

HE WENT TO THIS CHURCH.

HE WITNESSED MIRACULOUS

HEALINGS.

WE WERE DISCUSSING THE

IMPORTANCE

OF BELIEVING IN THE LORD

JESUS

CHRIST AND MUSLIMS WERE

ACCEPTING

THE LORD JESUS AS THEIR

SAVIOR.

THEN CAME TO SYRIAN ISLAMIC

MOVEMENT

AND THE SYRIAN REGIME.

THEY SAW THEM AS

SUPPORTERS OF

THE ASSAD REGIME.

THE SYRIAN PASTOR ENDED

UP HERE,

ABOVE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.

WELCOME TO THE CITY -- AN

UNLIKELY

HOME FOR REFUGEES. THEY

CAME HERE

BECAUSE THEY THOUGHT THEY

WOULD BE

SAFE IN NORTHERN EUROPE.

THEY KNEW THEY PRACTICES

DEMOCRATIC

CONCEPTS OF RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM.

HE HOPED TO FIND PEACE IN

NORWAY

AWAY FROM THE THREAT OF

ISIS.

HE COMPARED BIBLICAL

TEACHINGS TO

KORANIC DOCTRINE.

THAT MADE SOME MUSLIMS

ANGRY

PERHAPS INSIDE OR OUTSIDE

OF NORWAY.

THEY STARTED TO SEND DEATH

THREATS

TO US THROUGH FACEBOOK.

THEY SAID THAT THEY ARE SO

CLOSE TO

US.

THEY WARNED HIM THE

JIHADIST

LIVED IN THE IMMIGRANT

CENTER AND

SAID THEY WOULD KILL HIM IF

HE

DIDN'T STOP WRITING ON THE

INTERNET.

I DIDN'T STOP BECAUSE I

BELIEVE

IN FREE SPEECH.

THE WORLD IN IN TROUBLE AND

CHAOS

BECAUSE OF THE MUSLIM

TEACHING.

A LOT OF THEM ARE COMING TO

EUROPE

AND AMERICA.

TRYING TO EMERGE INTO

SOCIETY.

THAT IN CITES VIOLENCE AND

HATRED.

AFTER RECEIVING

THREATENING PHONE

CALLS, HE ASKED FOR HELP.

WE TRIED TO HELP HIM IN

THE BEST

WAY WE DO

HE WAS GIVEN A TRACKING

DEVICE IN

CASE SOMEONE TRIES TO HARM

HIM.

IF HE WEARS THIS

TRACKING DEVICE,

AND WE WILL RESPOND.

HE'S INSIDE HIS

APARTMENT HOUSE.

BUT THEY VENTURE OUT

REGULARLY

SHARING THE LOVE OF CHRIST

WITH

OTHER IMMIGRANTS.

HIS FAMILY FROM HOME SYRIA.

NADRAH HAS CANCER AND UNDER

GOING

CHEMOTHERAPY. HE HAS HAD

SIX SURGERY

IN REMOVING HIS COLON AND

SPLEEN.

STRUGGLING WITH AN ILLNESS

IN AN

UNFAMILIAR COUNTRY.

MY FAITH IN JESUS IS

INCREASING.

I HOPE GOD WILL DO A

MIRACLE AND

HEAL ME FROM THIS SICKNESS.

THEY ARE ALLOWED TO

REMAIN IN THE

COUNTRY.

THEY ARE PLANNING TO JOIN

ANOTHER

FAMILY IN NOR WEEJ

AN CITY.

A LOT OF NORWEGIAN

PEOPLE ARE FAR

FROM CHRIST.

BUT I BELIEVE THEY WILL

RETURN TO

HIM AND NOT ALLOW TO

DESTROY THIS

BEAUTIFUL SOCIETY THAT IS

BUILT ON

CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES OF

PEACE, LOVE

AND CHARITY AND CARE FOR

JESUS

CHRIST.

WHETHER FACING DANGER IN

SYRIA,

OR ONE OF THE MOST REMOTE

PLACES ON

EARTH, WAY UP NORTH IN

SCANDINAVIA'S

ARCTIC CIRCLE.

NORWAY.

Pat: WHAT A GREAT STORY.

NORWAY IS A BEAUTIFUL

COUNTRY AND

HAS A STRONG EVANGELICAL

CORE.

I SPOKE TO A GROUP THERE.

THE VIKINGS START THIS

BUSINESS

ABOUT SOCIALISM AND THEY

START THIS

AND THEY CAN DO IT.

IT'S A TREMENDOUS COUNTRY,

A

GORGEOUS COUNTRY.

ANYHOW, WE WISH HIM THE

BEST.

TERRY, WHAT'S NEXT?

Terry: A COUPLE WHO WERE

MISERABLE

IN THEIR MARRIAGE BUT NOT

WANTING TO

GET DIVORCED.

I THOUGHT SHE'LL GE --

GET OVER

THAT.

8 YEARS AND FIND OUT HOW

THEY

MARRIAGE.

Pat: IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE

A FAN OF

OLD TIME COUNTRY MUSIC.

THERE IS A

SONG 7 YEARS WITH THE

WRONG WOMAN.

IMAGINE BEING MARRIED WITH

THREE

CHILDREN AND LIVING IN THE

SAME

HOUSE LIKE ROOMMATES NOT

FOR 7

YEARS, BUT FOR 8 YEARS.

THAT'S

EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED TO

THE WAGNER

FAMILY WHEN THEIR MARRIAGE

TURNS

SOUR.

TO LEAD IN DIVORCE, HE

DECIDED TO

CALL IT QUITS AND JUST STAY

IN THE

SAME HOUSE.

BUT NOW AS ROOMMATES RATHER

THAN AS

A COUPLE.

THE BELL WAS RINGING FOR

THE

FIRST DAY.

AND SHE COMES SWEEPING

THROUGH THE

DOOR IN ALL OF HER GLORY.

I COULDN'T HELP NOTICE

THERE WAS A

LIGHT ABOUT HER AND EXUDED

JOY,

CONFIDENCE, BEAUTY.

IT WAS LOVE AT FIRST

SIGHT WHEN

-- LE ROY MET KIM.

SOON THEY ARE WERE ENGAGED.

I WENT INTO THE MARRIAGE

THINKING

THIS WAS GOING TO BE A

50-YEAR DATE.

THIS WAS GOING TO BE SO FUN.

BUT THIS FUN ENDED IN

THEIR

HONEYMOON.

HE FALLS ASLEEP ON ME.

WE BARELY HIT THE BED AND

HE FELL

ASLEEP.

I WAS AWAKENED BY HER

CRIES.

I DIDN'T REALLY THINK THAT

WAS THAT

BIG A DEAL.

I WAS SHOCKED.

I LET YOU KNOW HOW YOU HURT

ME.

THAT PATTERN CONTINUED

THROUGH

THE EARLY YEARS OF THEIR

MARRIAGE

WHEN EXPECTATIONS WERE MET

WITH

DISAPPOINTMENT.

KIM WOULD BE STRONGLY

DISAPPOINTED

AND HE IGNORED HER.

I CAN BE SO REPULSED BY

HIM.

I WAS RAISED TO NOT BE

EMOTIONAL.

I CAN BE SO UPSET WITH

HIM AND

DISAPPOINTED.

SO, INSTEAD OF HAVING

THE TOOLS

TO HANDLE THAT, I WOULD

JUST

SHUTDOWN.

I KEPT WANTING HIM TO

JUST NOW

STAND UP TO BE A MAN.

IT MADE ME FEEL LIKE I

COULD

NEVER MEASURE UP. IT

BROUGHT UP WHAT

I HAD ALWAYS FEARED AND

THAT WAS NOT

BEING ABLE TO DO WHAT I

KNEW THAT

OTHER SHOULD DO AS A MAN.

I JUST SAW BEING A

HELPER TO

LEROY AS HELPING HIM DO

THINGS IN A

BETTER WAY.

SO THE FURTHER THAT I

WOULD

RETREAT INTO SULLENNESS AND

PASSIVITY, THE MORE SHE

WOULD

BECOME.

I STILL REMEMBER THE

INTERSECTION

WHERE WE WERE SITTING IN

THE CAR AND

HE LOOKED OVER TO ME, AND I

HAD BEEN

PRESSURING HIM.

THAT I DID NOT LOVE HER

LIKE I

COULD AND I DIDN'T KNOW HOW

TO DO

THAT AND I GUESS I DON'T

LOVE YOU.

I WAS DEVASTATED AND YET

I WASN'T

SURPRISED.

AS CHRISTIANS, THEY

DIDN'T

BELIEVE IN DIVORCE.

THEIR SON WAS BORN A YEAR

LATER AND

THEY LIVED TOGETHER.

SHE COULD NO LONGER LIVE

WITH HIM.

IT TOOK ME TO THE

JOURNEY IN MY

LIFE.

IT WAS INTIMIDATING, CRUEL

EVEN AT

TIMES.

I BEGAN WRITING OUT

INSTANCE AFTER

INSTANCE.

SHE ASKED -- LEEROY TO

JOINED HER

AT THE CABIN.

I WAS SO DEAD

EMOTIONALLY.

I DIDN'T HAVE ANY RESPONSE

AT ALL.

THAT WAS OKAY.

BECAUSE GOD HAD DONE SUCH A

DEEP

WORK IN ME.

I WASN'T OBEYING GOD IN HOW

I

TREATED MY HUSBAND TO GET

MY HUSBAND

TO TREAT ME A CERTAIN WAY.

I WAS FOCUSED ON LOVING HIM

RATHER

THAN GETTING LOVE FROM LEE

ROY.

LEE ROY WENT ON A

RETREAT OF HIS

OWN TO ASK GOD TO COME INTO

HIS

HEART.

GOD DEALT STRONGLY WITH

ME AND

TOOK ME BACK TO MY MEMORIES

AS A BOY

THAT FEAR HAD BEEN

CONTROLLING MY

LIFE.

THAT I WAS AFRAID OF MY

RESPONSIBILITIES.

THIS GREATLY IMPACTED MY

MARRIAGE

RELATIONSHIP WITH KIMBERLY.

I APOLOGIZED TO HER AND SO

MUCH OF

MY INTERACTION AND THE PAIN

HAS NOT

BEEN BECAUSE OF THE WAY YOU

HAVE

BEEN, BUT BECAUSE WHERE I

HAVE BEEN

LONG BEFORE I MET YOU.

THAT BEGAN OUR WALK

TOGETHER AS

BROKEN, HUMBLE, REPENT IV,

BUT

HOPEFUL THAT GOD WAS AT

WORK IN OUR

MARRIAGE AND BEGAN THAT

PROCESS.

THAT WAS IN 1999, TODAY

THEIR

MARRIAGE IS STRONGER THAN

EVER.

TODAY THEY COUNSEL COUPLES.

HE HAS RESTORED OUR

MARRIAGE,

IT'S A HAPPY MARRIAGE, A

BLESSED

MARRIAGE. A FUN MARRIAGE.

WHEN I WAS

BACK, WHAT I HAD MISSED.

I SHUDDER TO THINK OF ALL

THE

QUESTIONS THAT GOD HAD IN

STORE IF I

WOULD HAVE WALKED AWAY.

IF I WOULD HAVE STOPPED

SHORT OF

ENDURING AND PERSEVERING.

MY HUSBAND IS MY BEST

FRIEND.

HE'S THE ONE I WANT TO HANG

OUT WITH

MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE. I

ADMIRE HIM

AND I ADORE HIM. I COULD

NEVER

IMAGINE HOW IT COULD BE.

Pat: ISN'T THAT

BEAUTIFUL? YOU

KNOW, WHAT THEY SAY, NO THY

SELF.

IN ANY EVENT.

LEE ROY GOT IT TOGETHER.

THEY HAD SOME DEEP RETRO

EXPECTATION

AND THEY SAID LOOK AT ME.

GOD IS A GOD OF RESTORING.

GOD IS A

GOD OF BUILDING UP. HE'S

NOT A GOD

OF TEARING DOWN. WHEN YOU

READ THE

BIBLE IN MALACHI, IT SAYS,

I HATE

DIVORCE BECAUSE IT TEARS

PEOPLE

APART. I HAVE A BOOK CALLED

"LOVE

AND MARRIAGE".

LOOK AT YOURSELF. SPEND

SOME TIME

ALONE WITH YOU AND THE

BIBLE AND LET

HIM SPEAK TO YOU.

MAYBE YOUR MARRIAGE IS

WORTH

FIGHTING FOR.

Terry: FIVE CONCUSSIONS

HAVE

ALREADY AFFECTED HIS

MEMORY. NOW

HE'S IN A RACE TO WRITE

DOWN THE

REST BEFORE HE FORGETS THEM

FOREVER.

HE JOINS US LIVE ON TODAY'S

"700

CLUB".

HE JOINS US LIVE ON

AROUND.

Efrem: BACK TO WASHINGTON

FOR THIS

CBN NEWSBREAK.

ISRAELI DISCOVERED A

SYNAGOGUE THAT

GOES BACK TO THE TIME OF

JESUS.

THE LEADER OF ARCHAEOLOGY

SAYS THIS

IS THE FIRST PART IT WAS

FOUND IN

THE GALILEE AND

CONFIRMATION THE

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Terry: BEN UTECHT KNEW

THAT LIFE

IN THE NFL WOULD REQUIRE A

LOT OF

BLOOD, SWEAT AND BRUISES.

BUT HE NEVER IMAGINED IT

WOULD COST

HIM HIS IDENTITY.

WITH A MIRACLE IN THE

NFL, HE

PLAYED IN THE 2001 GAMES.

HE

SUFFERED CONCUSSIONS AND

SUFFERED

MEMORY LOSS AT THE AGE OF

28. HE

ISSUES A LOVE LETTER TO HIS

FAMILY

AND TELLS ABOUT HOW IT'S

AFFECTING

HIM AS HE FACES AN

UNCERTAIN FUTURE.

Terry: PLEASE WELCOME TO

THE "700

CLUB" BEN UTECHT.

YOU WRITE IN THE BOOK, YOU

SAY THAT

MEMORIES, WHILE WE MAY NOT

REALIZE

IT UNTIL WE FACE SOMETHING

LIKE YOU

HAVE, BUT WE REALLY DEFINE

WHO THEY

ARE AS WE WRITE OUR PAST

AND THE

MOMENT WE ARE CREATING THEM.

TELL US ABOUT LOSING SOME

OF YOURS.

AFTER I RETIRED FROM THE

GAME AND

MOVED BACK TO MINNESOTA.

IT WASN'T UNTIL I FIND

MYSELF

SITTING WITH FAMILY AND

FRIENDS AND

TALKING ABOUT THE PAST AND

REALIZING

THAT MANY OF THOSE MEMORIES

WERE NO

LONGER THERE.

THE MEMORY OF BEING IN MY

FRIEND'S

WEDDING WAS JUST COMPLETELY

GONE.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY

LIFE, I

BEGAN TO REALIZE THAT WE

REALLY ARE

LIVING MEMORIES.

OUR RELEVANCE AS HUMANS,

WHAT

CONNECTS US TO THE THINGS

THAT WE

ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT.

ONLY LIVE IN WHAT WE CAN

REMEMBER

ABOUT THOSE THINGS.

YOU HAD YOUR FIRST

CONCUSSION

WHEN YOU WERE PRETTY YOUNG,

A CHILD,

REALLY.

YOU'VE HAD FIVE AND HAVE

HAD SOME

RESIDUAL INJURY AS A RESULT

OF THAT,

BUT, YOU KNOW IN THE

BEGINNING, I

REMEMBER.

MY SISTER HAD AN ACCIDENT

AS A KID.

YOU HAVE A CONCUSSION AND

LAY LOW

FOR A WHILE, BUT NEW

RESEARCH HAS

SHOWN IT'S SERIOUS.

WELL, A CONCUSSION IS A

TRAUMATIC

BRAIN INJURY.

IT'S MORE SERIOUS IN

ATHLETICS.

LIKE YOU SAID, GROWING UP

IN HIGH

SCHOOL SPORTS, COLLEGE

SPORTS AND

EVEN THE DOCUMENTED

CONCUSSIONS THAT

I HAD IN THE NFL, REALLY

FELL INTO

THAT CATEGORY OF GETTING

YOUR BELL

RUNG.

GET BACK UP.

MY TIME IN THE NFL WAS

TIMELY

BECAUSE IT WAS AT A TIME

WHEN

CONCUSSION WAS COMING AT A

CRISIS.

YOU REALLY PLAYED A ROLE

OF

BRINGING THAT TO A HEAD

WITH THE

FOOTBALL LEAGUE AND THE

LEGALITIES

FOR PLAYERS.

THAT WAS A HECTIC LONG

DRAWN OUT

PROCESS.

IT WAS VERY INTENSE.

IF SOMEONE WOULD HAVE TOLD

ME THAT I

WOULD BE ADVOCATING THE

INJURY THAT

TOOK ME AWAY FROM THE GAME

I LOVED

TO PLAY, I WOULD SAY NO WAY.

IT'S NOT FUN TO TALK ABOUT.

I LOVE FOOTBALL. MY MESSAGE

WAS PRO

GAME.

HOW DO WE MAKE IT SAFE AND

BETTER

AND FOR ATHLETES SO WE CAN

WATCH

THIS FUN ENTERTAINMENT.

YOU EVEN WITH NOT JUST

YOUR

CONCUSSIONS, BUT WITH OTHER

INJURIES, YOU WENT BACK ON

THE FIELD

BEFORE YOU RECOVERED FROM

SOME OF

THESE.

YEAH.

IN SOME WAYS YOU DON'T

HAVE AN

OPTION.

I WILL PUT IT THIS WAY,

THEY CAN OWN

YOU.

YES.

THAT WAS ONE OF THE BIGGEST

THINGS

THAT WAS A SURPRISE TO SO

MANY

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE

WRITING OF

THIS NEW BOOK IS HOW MANY

INJURIES I

FACED.

NOT JUST WITH THE

CONCUSSIONS BUT

FROM MY JUNIOR YEAR IN HIGH

SCHOOL,

THERE WASN'T A SEASON THAT

WENT BY

THAT I DID NOT HAVE A

SERIOUS INJURY

AND THE LESSONS I HAD TO

LEARN

THROUGH MY FAITH IN THAT

PROCESS AND

IN MY SURRENDER IN ALL OF

THAT TO

GIVE MY TRUST TO THE LORD

WAS THE

ONLY WAY TO GET THROUGH IT.

YOU ARE TOUGHENING IT

OUT AND

ENDURING.

YOUR BOOK IS CALLED

"COUNTING THE

DAYS WHILE MY MIND SLIPS

AWAY".

TALK ABOUT THAT TITLE.

THE TITLE IS WHAT I

LEARNED IN A

SONG TELLING MY WIFE, YOU

WILL

ALWAYS BE MY GIRLS.

IT'S PUT ON BY A PRODUCER

WHO JUST

CHALLENGED ME TO WRITE A

LETTER THAT

DEALS WITH SOME OF MY

GREATEST FEARS

WHICH I HAD NOT YET FACED

AT THAT

TIME.

SO, I DID.

I SET OUT AND WROTE A

LETTER.

WE TURNED IT INTO A SONG

THAT WAS

NOT REALLY JUST ABOUT MY

STORY, BUT

TO GET PEOPLE TO

EMOTIONALLY CONNECT

ABOUT HOW IMPORTANT THEIR

MINDS AND

MEMORIES ARE.

THAT'S WHAT THE BOOK IS

SUPPOSED TO

DO.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, HOW DO

YOU CHANGE

WHAT YOU VALUE EVERY MOMENT.

WHEN YOU VALUE EVERY MOMENT

BETTER,

YOU HAVE MORE PURPOSE.

YOU LIVE DIFFERENTLY.

WE HAVE A CLIP OF THAT

VIDEO.

LET'S TAKE A WATCH.

I'M COUNTING THE DAYS.

A MOMENT SLIPPING AWAY. I

HOLD ON AS

LONG AS I CAN TO YOU.

Terry: WOW, IT'S A

POWERFUL VIDEO.

I WILL TELL YOU MOW --

MORE ABOUT

IT IN A FEW MINUTES. A LOT

OF IT IS

ABOUT TRAUMATIC BRAIN

INJURY.

THE CRITICAL PART IS

WHAT'S THE

MESSAGE? WHAT MESSAGING

ARE YOU

USING ESPECIALLY WHEN WE

HAVE 20

MILLION CHILDREN IN THIS

COUNTRY.

WHAT DO WE DO ABOUT IT AND

WHAT

MESSAGE ARE WE GIVING TO

PARENTS

THAT THEY CAN USE AND WITH

MEAT ON

THE BONES.

THAT'S WHAT'S CRITICAL FOR

ME.

NOT JUST TO GIVE AWAY WITH

THE FEAR

BUT AS A WAY TO MAKE SMART

CHOICES

AND SMART DECISIONS AND AS

A JOY TO

PLAY CONTACT SPORTS.

YOU HAVE A BEAUTIFUL

WIFE AND

GORGEOUS DAUGHTERS, BUT IF

YOU HAD A

SON, WOULD YOU LET HIM PLAY

FOOTBALL?

THE NO. 1 QUESTION. I

TRY TO

FOLLOW THIS AS POLITICALLY

CORRECT

AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE THERE

IS SO MUCH

THAT CAN COME OUT OF A TEAM.

THERE IS NO GREATER TEAM TO

ME THAN

FOOTBALL.

FOR ME, WHAT I WOULD DO IS

LISTEN TO

THE NEUROLOGIST.

THE NEUROLOGIST WOULD TELL

YOU THAT

A CHILD'S BRAIN IS GOING

THROUGH THE

MOST IMPORTANT

DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES

FROM 2-12.

IF I HAD A SON, I WOULD TRY

MY BEST

TO PROTECT HIM DURING THOSE

TIMES

AND ALLOW HIM AS HIS BODY

HAS

MATURED AND GETTING

STRONGER IN THAT

POSITION. REALLY YOU ARE

TALKING

ABOUT TACKLE FOOTBALL IN

8TH GRADE

VERSUS 9TH GRADE AND

CONTACT.

YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT

YOUR LIFE

AND ALL THAT'S HAPPENED TO

YOU AS WE

ARE SKIMMING THE SURFACE AS

YOU

KNOW. I WANT YOU TO KNOW,

THE BOOK

IS FASCINATING AND YOU WILL

NEVER

LOOK AT FOOTBALL THE SAME.

IT'S CALLED "COUNTING THE

DAYS WHILE

MY MIND SLIPS AWAY".

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ARE

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WE ARE DELIGHTED TO HAVE

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THE ROUGH

ECONOMIC TIMES.

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GROW

RAPIDLY AND HIS WIFE

RACHELLE KNOWS

WHY.

AS A HOME IS FLOODED,

DON

METREJON GETS A CALL.

I CONTINUE TO GET CALLS

AND GOD

HAS BEEN GRACIOUS TO ME.

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Terry: LET'S BRING IT ON.

ARE YOU READY? THIS PERSON

SAYS I

LEFT MY CHURCH IN MY

TEENAGE YEARS.

NOW THAT I HAVE LEFT, HOW

DO I GET

BACK AFTER YEARS OF SINNING

AND

WALKING ON THE WRONG PATH?

WHAT CAN

I DO?

THE CHURCH HAS MILLIONS

AND

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ALL

AROUND THE

WORLD. YOU BELONG TO A

LITTLE

CONGREGATION AND YOU BURNED

SOME

BRIDGES THERE AND YOU ARE

ASHAMED OF

THE KIND OF WAY YOU LIVED.

GO TO

ANOTHER CHURCH.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS GO

BACK TO

JESUS. THAT'S WHAT'S

IMPORTANT.

IT'S NOT THE CONGREGATION

THAT YOU

BELONGED TO.

IT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH

JESUS.

THERE ARE MANY CHURCHES AND

SOME ARE

REALLY EXCITING AND GREAT

BIG

WONDERFUL, THE MUSIC IS UP

LIFTING

AND YOU CAN FIND SOMETHING

LIKE THAT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO TO THE

OLD

PLACE YOU TURNED DOWN AS A

KID.

THIS IS LENA WHO SAYS

SCIENCE CAN

BE IMPORTANT.

HOW CAN I SAY SOMETHING TO

HIM.

IS THERE A WAY TO OPEN UP

HIS MIND?

WE ARE STARTING AT

REGENT TODAY A

COURSE CALLED COSMOLOGY.

WE HAVE AN OUTSTANDING

SCIENCE

TEACHING COURSES OF THE

UNIVERSE.

TAKE YOUR FRIEND AND ASK

HIM ONE

QUESTION, ON ANYTHING THAT

IS HEAVY

IT SINKS, AS ANYTHING SOLID

IS SINKS.

CAN YOU EXPLAIN TO HIM WHY

ICE

FLOATS? LET HIM THINK

ABOUT THAT

ONE.

WHAT'S NEXT.

THIS IS DANNY. HE SAYS I

KNOW THE

WORD OF GOD SAYS -- SHE

DOESN'T READ

THE BIBLE OR TALK ABOUT THE

LORD. MY

QUESTION IS, WHEN THE LORD

HANDS OUT

HIS REWARDS FOR LIVING FOR

HIM, WILL

I LOSE OUT BECAUSE OF HER

LACK OF

COMMITMENT?

DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT.

SHE'LL

STAND ON YOUR OWN AND YOU

WILL STAND

ON YOUR OWN.

YOU WILL GO BEFORE THE LORD

AS

SEPARATE INDIVIDUALS AND

NOT AS A

COUPLE.

BUT YOU CAN BE A COUPLE

LOVING EACH

OTHER, BUT NEVERTHELESS,

HER REWARDS

WILL BE HERS AND HER LACK

OF REWARD

WILL BE TAKEN FROM HER AND

YOU WILL

BE REWARDED FOR SERVING THE

LORD.

WE HAVE THIS FROM THIS

WOMAN WHO

SAYS HER CHILDREN HAVE

MOVED AWAY

FROM GOD.

I'M AT MY WITS END AND

DON'T KNOW

WHAT TO DO.

IF YOU BRING THEM UP,

THEY WILL

COME BACK.

OTHER THAN THAT, THE ONLY

THING YOU

CAN PRAY AND LIVE A GODLY

LIFE.

SOONER OR LATER, THEY WILL

COME

BACK.

WE LEAVE YOU THIS POWER

MINUTE

FROM PROVERBS.

"PLEASANT WORDS ARE LIKE A

HONEYCOMB, SWEETNESS TO THE

SOUL AND

HEALTH TO THE BONES."

(PROVERBS

16:24, NKJV). THANK YOU FOR

BEING

WITH US.

THIS IS TERRY AND PAT

ROBERTSON.

WE'LL SEE YOU TOMORROW AT

THE "700

CLUB". BYE, BYE.

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