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The 700 Club - May 5, 2017

John was living the high life with his six-figure salary. Then he nearly lost it all when the market crashed. He lost his job, and he was diagnosed with cancer. See how he went from being down with just $300 to having more clients than he can handle. Read Transcript


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Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS THE

GOVERNMENT HAS TOO OFTEN

USED ITS POWER AGAINST

PEOPLE OF FAITH.

AND HE SAYS THAT HAS TO

STOP.

SO HE SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE

ORDER ON RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM.

Terry: MANY

EVANGELICAL LEADERS

PRAISED THE PRESIDENT'S

ACTION, BUT OTHERS SAY IT

DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH.

CBN NEWS WHITE HOUSE

CORRESPONDENT JENNIFER

WISHON BRINGS US THE STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Jennifer: AMERICA'S

FREEDOMS COME FROM GOD,

THAT WAS PART OF PRESIDENT

TRUMP'S MESSAGE TO FAITH

LEADERS GATHERED IN THE

ROSE GARDEN OF THE WHITE

HOUSE FOR A FIRST OF ITS

KIND KICKOFF TO THE

"NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER."

OUR PRESIDENT IS A

BELIEVER.

HE LOVES HIS FAMILY AND HE

LOVES THIS COUNTRY WITH AN

UNSHAKEABLE FAITH IN GOD

AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.

Jennifer: THE

PRESIDENT MARKED THE

OCCASION BY SIGNING AN

EXECUTIVE ORDER TO PROTECT

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.

President Trump: WE

WILL NOT ALLOW PEOPLE OF

FAITH TO BE TARGETED,

BULLIED, OR SILENCED

ANYMORE.

Jennifer: THE ORDER

DOES THREE THINGS: THE IT

STATES IT IS THE POLICY OF

THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH TO

VIGOROUSLY ENFORCE FEDERAL

LAWS, ROBUST PROTECTIONS

FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM.

IT ORDERS THE I.R.S. TO

STOP EN FORCEIN ENFORCING THE JOHNSON

AMENDMENT.

AMENDMENT.

AND IT PROTECTS THE

CONSCIENCE OF EMPLOYERS

WHO DON'T WANT TO PROVIDE

CONTRACEPTION AND

ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS

UNDER INSURANCE PLANS THAT

OBAMACARE MANDATED.

President Trump: WE

ARE GIVING OUR CHURCHES

THEIR VOICES BACK.

Jennifer: MANY

EVANGELICAL LEADERS WHO

PUSHED TRUMP TO SIGN AN

EXECUTIVE ORDER CALL THE

PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS AN

IMPORTANT FIRST STEP.

HOWEVER, THE ORDER IS

LIGHT ON DETAILS, FALLS

SHORT OF WHAT MANY HAD

HOPED FOR, AND SOME

LEADERS ADMIT THEY'RE

DISAPPOINTED.

THE ORDER LEAVES OUT

WORKPLACE PROTECTIONS FOR

AMERICANS WHO WISH TO

FOLLOW THEIR CONSCIENCE AT

WORK.

LIKE A BAKER WHO HAS A

RELIGIOUS OBJECTION TO

MAKING A CAKE FOR A GAY

WEDDING.

IT ALSO FAILS TO MENTION

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST

PEOPLE OF FAITH IN THE

MILITARY.

I ENCOURAGE THE

ADMINISTRATION TO

IMMEDIATELY TAKE CONCRETE

STEPS TO ENSURE THAT

PEOPLE OF FAITH REMAIN

FREE TO LIVE OUT THEIR

FAITHS, WRITES OKLAHOMA

SENATOR JAMES LANGFORD.

AND THE ALLIANCE DEFENDING

FREEDOM WRITES, "WE

ENCOURAGE THE PRESIDENT TO

SEE HIS CAMPAIGN PROMISE

THROUGH TO COMPLETION."

BUT OTHERS SAY IT IMATS COMBATS

THE HOSTILITY THAT

CHRISTIANS HAVE BEEN

FACING.

I DON'T THINK THERE IS

ENOUGH PAPER IN ALL OF

WASHINGTON, D.C. TO

ADDRESS ALL OF THE ATTACKS

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

LAUNCHED ON PEOPLE OF

FAITH.

Gordon: THIS IS A

GREAT FIRST STEP, BUT WE

NEED TO GO ALL THE WAY.

WE NEED TO REPEAL THE

JOHNSON AMENDMENT.

WE NEE NEED TO ALLOW POLITICAL

SPEECH, FREE SPEECH,

REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT

IS IN THE PULPIT OR IN THE

PUBLIC SQUARE.

THAT IS JUST PART OF BEING

AN AMERICAN.

BEFORE 1954, PASTORS HAD

THAT FREEDOM.

THEY COULD EITHER EXERCISE

IT OR CHOOSE NOT TO

EXERCISE IT, WITHOUT

HAVING TO WORRY THAT THE

TAX-EXEMPT STATUS OF THE

CHURCH WAS SOMEHOW AT

STATE.

ALL OF THESE PEOPLE SAYING

WE NEED TO HAVE SEPARATION

OF CHURCH AND STATE, WE

NEED TO GO ALL THE WAY

BACK TO THE REVOLUTION.

FROM THE PULPIT CAME THE

CALL: NO KING BUT JESUS.

AND IT HAS BEEN A LONG

HISTORY OF POLITICAL

INVOLVEMENT BY OUR

RELIGIOUS LEADERS.

IF YOU CAN'T EXERCISE FREE

SPEECH, POLITICAL SPEECH,

REGARDLESS OF WHO YOU ARE,

ARE WE REALLY THAT FREE?

THE SHACKLES NEED TO COME

OFF.

THERE ARE PLENTY OF WAYS

TO PROTECT INORDINANCE

AMOUNTS BEING SPENT

THROUGH NON-PROFITS.

WE NEED TO MOVE FORWARD

AND REPLACE AND REPEAL THE

JOHNSON AMENDMENT.

> IN OTHER NEWS, THE

SENATE WILL BE TAKING UP

THE REPUBLICAN PLAN TO

REPEAL AND REPLACE

OBAMACARE.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

John: AND, GORDON,

SENATE REPUBLICANS SAY

THEY'LL COME UP WITH THEIR

OWN HEALTH CARE PLAN.

PRESIDENT TRUMP WON A BIG

VICTORY ON THURSDAY.

REPUBLICAN LEADERS SAY

THEY KNOW IT WILL FACE

CHANGES IN THE SENATE, AND

DESPITE PESSIMISM FROM

HERE IN WASHINGTON, THE

PRESIDENT BELIEVES THE

SENATE WILL APPROVE A

HEALTH CARE BILL.

President Trump: AS

MUCH AS WE HAVE COME UP

WITH A REALLY INCREDIBLE

HEALTH CARE PLAN, THIS HAS

BROUGHT THE REPUBLICAN

PARTY TOGETHER.

AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED,

YOU'RE PREMIUMS, THEY'RE

GOING TO START TO COME

DOWN.

WE'RE GOING TO GET THIS

PASSED THROUGH THE SENATE.

I FEEL SO CONFIDENT.

John: IF THE SENATE

PASSES A BILL, IT WILL

HAVE TO BE RECONCILED WITH

THE HOUSE MEASURES AND

BOTH CHAMBERS WILL HAVE TO

VOTE ON THE FINAL VERSION.

> TRUMP'S FIRST

INTERNATIONAL TRIP WILL

TAKE HIM TO ISRAEL AND THE

VATICAN, BUT HIS FIRST

STOP WILL BE IN SAUDI

ARABIA AT THE END OF THE

MONTH.

THE VISIT WILL SEND A

MESSAGE THAT THE UNITED

STATES HAS INTO ILL WILL

TOWARDS MUSLIM COUNTRIES.

AND THE PRESIDENT WILL

ALSO MEET WITH THE POPE AT

THE VATICAN, AND HE IS

FORGING STRONG TIES WITH

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU.

THE TRIP WILL PUT THE

PRESIDENT INTO THE MIDDLE

EAST PEACE PROCESS.

PALESTINIANS WANT TO

CREATE A STATE THAT

INCLUDES EAST JERUSALEM AS

ITS CAPITAL, WHICHS

ISRAELIS CAPTURED IN THE

SIX-DAY WAR IN 1967.

NETANYAHU HAS REJECTED THE

IDEA OF GIVING UP

JERUSALEM FOR AT CAPITAL

OF THE PALESTINIAN STATE.

THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE

SIX-DAY WAR IS RIGHT

AROUND THE CORNER.

Gordon: IT IS.

AND WE HAVE A MOVIE FOR

YOU THAT WILL GIVE YOU THE

HISTORY OF THIS, HOW

ISRAEL FACED EXTINCTION IN

1967.

HOW THEY WERE STOCKPILING

BODY BAGS.

HOW THEY DEDICATED THE

PARKS IN TEL AVIV TO BE

CEMETERIES.

THEY WERE EXPECTING

ANNIHILATION BECAUSE THEY

WERE OUTAR OUTNUMBERED BY THE

JORDANIANS AND THE

EYPTIANS, AND THEY WON A

STUNNING VICTORY IN JUST

SIX DAYS.

AND PART OF THAT WIN WAS

THE REUNIFICATION OF

JERUSALEM.

TO UNDERSTAND TODAY'S

HEADLINES, YOU NEED TO

KNOW THE HISTORY.

AND WE PUT IT TOGETHER FOR

YOU ON A ONE-DAY EVENT,

MAY 23, WHICH IS JERUSALEM

REUNIFICATION DAY.

YOU CAN SEE "IN OUR HANDS:

THE BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM."

THE TRUE STORY OF THAT

WAR, THE PARATROOPERS WHO

RETOOK THE TEMPLE MOUNT

AND DECLARED TO THE WORLD

THE TEMPLE MOUNT IS IN OUR

HANDS.

IF YOU WANT TO KNOW

THEATERS NEAR YOU, GO TO

THE WEBSITE

inourhands1967.com, AND

TYPE IN YOUR ZIP CODE AND

YOU CAN SEE THEATERS NEAR

YOU.

AND THERE IS INFORMATION

ON THE SITE HOW YOU CAN

BUY BULK TICKETS SO A

GROUP CAN GO.

YOU NEED TO BE INFORMED IN

ORDER TO UNDERSTAND WHAT

IS GOING ON TODAY.

> WE'LL BE BACK WITH

MORE OF "THE 700 CLUB"

RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Gordon: SABRINA AND

BRUCE WERE NEVER ON THE

SAME PAGE ABOUT MONEY.

FOR SABRINA, IT WAS ALL

ABOUT SECURITY.

AND FOR BRUCE, TOTAL

CONTROL WAS KEY.

AND THEN ONE DAY AT TAX

TIME THEIR EYES WERE

SUDDENLY OPENED, AND THIS

MARRIED COUPLE FINALLY

BECAME A TEAM.

Reporter: WHEN BRUCE

AND SABRINA MARRIED, THEY

BROUGHT DIFFERENT

EXPECTATIONS ABOUT MONEY

TO THE ALTER.

IT WAS THE SECOND MARRIAGE

FOR BOTH, AND SABRINA HAD

STRUGGLED FOR SEVERAL

YEARS AS A SINGLE MOTHER.

I GREW UP VERY POOR.

I SAW WHAT MONEY WAS.

SECURITY WAS A BIG DEAL

FOR ME.

Reporter: BRUCE CAME

FROM A POOR BACKGROUND,

TOO.

THE STRUGGLES HE

EXPERIENCED LED TO A FIRM

RESOLUTION ABOUT MONEY IN

THE FUTURE.

I JUST WANTED TO HAVE

ENOUGH, WHERE I WOULDN'T

EVER PUT MYSELF IN A

POSITION WHERE A BILL

WASN'T PAID.

I WAS VERY IN CONTROL.

I WAS VERY PROTECTIVE OF

THE FUNDING.

Reporter: THE NEW

HUSBAND AND WIFE BOTH HAD

JOBS THAT PAID WELL.

SO BRUCE DECIDED THEY

WOULD HANDLE THEIR

FINANCES SEPARATELY.

I SHOULD FEEL THE

SECURITY, RIGHT, BECAUSE

THE BILLS ARE BEING PAID.

BUT I FELT LIKE NONE OF IT

WAS MINE.

I WAS TOO STUBBORN AND

TOO SCARED AND TOO MUCH IN

CONTROL.

Reporter: WHEN THE

COUPLE WERE DOING THEIR

TAXES TOGETHER, THEY WERE

ASHAMED BY WHAT THEY

DISCOVERED.

THE ACCOUNTANT ASKED

US, I'VE GOT ALL OF YOUR

DOCUMENTS, BUT I DID NOT

RECEIVE YOUR CHARITABLE

CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS.

THAT WAS EMBARRASSING.

I FELT BAD THAT I HAD

DISAPPOINTED GOD.

THAT WAS KIND OF AN

AWAKENING.

AND THAT WAS, LIKE, I

DON'T WANT THIS TO EVER

HAPPEN AGAIN.

Reporter: SABRINA AND

BRUCE WERE CHRISTIANS.

THEY KNEW ABOUT TITHING,

BUT THEY NEVER PUT IT INTO

PRACTICE.

I DIDN'T OWN THAT FOR

MY LIFE.

I MADE UP MY OWN RULES.

I THOUGHT I WAS SERVING

THE WORLD BY KEEPING MY

MONEY SEPARATE FROM MY

FAITH.

UNFORTUNATELY, IT WAS A

REFLECTION OF MY

RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST,

I CAN TRUST YOU WITH

EVERYTHING BUT THIS.

Reporter: ARMED WITH

A NEW CONVICTION, BRUCE

AND SABRINA BEGAN TO TITHE

FAITHFULLY.

I FELT LIKE WE WERE

FINALLY ON THE SAME TEAM.

WE HAD THE SAME GOAL.

Reporter: DURING THAT

PERIOD, SABRINA HEARD

ABOUT CBN.

THEY DECIDED TO BECOME

MEMBERS.

WHENEVER THEY WERE

TALKING ABOUT "SUPERBOOK,"

I KEPT THINKING ABOUT THE

DIFFERENCE THEY WERE

MAKING IN CHILDREN.

THEIR CARTOON IS CHANGING

LIVES ETERNALLY.

I WAS PAYING A LOT OF

ATTENTION TO HOW THEY WERE

HELPING PEOPLE THAT WERE

DESPERATE, AND I COULD

JUST FEEL THE COMMITMENT

THAT THE PEOPLE AT CBN

HAVE TO SAVE PEOPLE.

IT OVERWHELMED ME.

Reporter: AFTER

FAITHFULLY TITHING FOR

SEVERAL MONTHS, SABRINA

AND BRUCE SAY THEY SAW

UNEXPECTED CHANGES IN

THEIR FINANCES.

OPPORTUNITY STARTED

OPENING UP FOR ME TO BE A

PART OF THE MANAGEMENT

TEAM IN A LEADERSHIP ROLE,

AND I DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW

THIS IS HAPPENING.

AND SHE WOULD SAY, DO YOU

THINK IT IS GOD?

AND I WOULD SAY, WELL, I

DO NOW.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

DECIDED TO INCREASE THEIR

PLEDGE TO CBN.

THAT WAS A PROUD MOMENT

FOR ME.

BECAUSE HE DIDN'T WANT TO

PART WITH MONEY.

I KNEW WHAT IT TOOK FOR HE

TO ARRIVE AT THAT

DECISION.

Reporter: SINCE THEN,

THE COUPLE HAS IN CLOSED INCREASED

THEIR GIVING TO CBN.

AND THEIR COMBINED INCOME

HAS INCREASED BY 33%.

I THINK IT IS A DIRECT

RESULT FROM GIVING.

I THINK HIM YIELDING T THE

MONEY TO THE LORD HAS

OPENED THE FLOODGATES.

IT USED TO BE MY MONEY.

NOW IT IS ABOUT MY

RELATIONSHIP WITH THE

LORD.

I'VE LEARNED TO TRUST

COMPLETELY.

THE TREASURES THAT GOD HAS

FOR YOU IS AVAILABLE TO

YOU THROUGH OBEDIENCE TO

HIS WORK.

YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO

OUTBLESS GOD.

Gordon: HERE IS A

PROMISE FOR YOU FROM

PROVERBS 3: "HONOR YOUR

LORD WITH YOUR PROVISIONS PROFESSIONS

AND WITH THE FIRST FRUITS

SO YOUR BARNS WILL BE

FILLED WITH PLENTY AND

YOUR VATS WILL OVERFLOW

WITH NEW FRUITS AND WINE."

AND THE SAME THING WILL

HAPPEN TO YOU IF YOU

FOLLOW THE SAME

PRINCIPLES.

GOD'S NO RESPECTER OF

PERSONS.

WHEN YOU START PUTTING HIM

FIRST, WHEN YOU HONOR HIM

FIRST, THAT'S WHEN THE

BLESSINGS COME.

> WELL, WHEN BRUCE AND

SHARON BARNES STARTED

THEIR OWN COMPANY, THEY

WERE ONLY ABLE TO BRING A

FEW HUNDRED DOLLARS AT A

TIME.

TODAY THE BARNES' COMPANY

IS WORTH MILLIONS, AND

HERE IS THE SECRET TO

THEIR TURNAROUND.

Reporter: BRUCE AND

SHARON BARNES ARE THE

OWNERS OF THE B.G.

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY.

THEY STARTED MORE THAN 30

YEARS AGO DOING SMALL,

RESIDENTIAL JOBS.

THE FIRST JOB WE HAD

WAS ONLY A $250 JOB.

Reporter: BUSINESS

WAS SLOW, AND SOON THE

BARNES WERE IN DEBT.

BRUCE AND I WERE YOUNG

AND WE HAD SMALL CHILDREN.

AND IT WAS WEEK TO WEEK TO

PAY OUR BILLS, TO BUY

GROCERIES.

AND ALL I KNEW WAS

THERE WERE SEVEN DAYS IN A

WEEK, 24 HOURS IN A DAY,

AND I HAD TO WORK BECAUSE

I HAD THREE DAUGHTERS AT

THE TIME, AND WE HAD TO

MAKE IT HAPPEN.

Reporter: DESPITE THE

HARD TIMES, THEY PUT GOD

FIRST IN THEIR GIVING.

WHATEVER WE HAD IN THE

WEEK, WE GAVE SOME OF

THAT.

WE GAVE SOME OF THAT.

AND GOD JUST CONTINUED TO

BLESS US, AND IT BEGAN TO

GROW.

IT WENT TO $1,000 JOBS AND

$5,000 JOBS, AND IT KEPT

GETTING BIGGER AND BIGGER.

Reporter: THEIR

BUSINESS CONTINUED TO

THRIVE.

BUT IN 1994, THEY FOUND

THEMSELVES WORRYING ABOUT

MONEY AGAIN AFTER THEY

LOST OUT ON A LUCRATIVE

CONTRACTING BID.

I WAS FUSSING AND I

SAID, GOD, WE SHOULD HAVE

GOT THAT JOB BECAUSE I DID

THIS AND THIS AND THIS.

AND GOD BEGAN TO SPEAK TO

ME AND SAID, YOU NEED TO

REALIZE THAT I'M YOUR

SOURCE, NOT ALL OF THESE

CONTRACTORS.

WE KNEW IT WAS UP TO US

TO MAKE IT HAPPEN, BUT HE

WAS GOING TO BRING US

THROUGH.

Reporter: TWO WEEKS

LATER, BRUCE GOT A CALL

AND WAS OFFERED A

SUBCONTRACTOR JOB.

THAT ONE JOB ALONG WOULD

MORE THAN MEET HIS

BUSINESS NEEDS FOR THE

NEXT THREE YEARS.

THE MORE WE WERE

BLESSED, THE MORE WE GAVE.

Reporter: THE COUPLE

INCREASED THEIR GIVING

OVER THE YEARS, AND AS A

RESULT, THEY SAY GOD HAS

CONTINUED TO INCREASE

THEIR BUSINESS.

ONE OF THE MINISTRIES THEY

SUPPORT IS CBN.

THEY GO OVERSEAS WITH

ALL OF THE STUFF THAT THEY

DO.

IT IS AN OUTREACH I CAN'T

GO DO PERSONALLY, BUT I

CAN HELP FINANCE FOR OTHER

PEOPLE TO GO.

Reporter: TODAY THE

BARNES ARE DEBT-FREE AND

THEY ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO

TRUST GOD AND GIVE AS

WELL.

HE HASN'T DONE ANYTHING

FOR SHARON AND I THAT HE

CAN'T DO FOR THEM.

BUT YOU'VE GOT TO BE

WILLING TO STEP OUT ON

FAITH, YOU'VE GOT TO TRUST

HIM, AND YOU HAVE TO SOW

SEEDS.

IF YOU JUST START WITH

A SMALL AMOUNT AND JUST

START GIVING, YOU'LL SEE

HOW IT CHANGES YOUR LIFE.

Gordon: I LOVE THIS

STORY BECAUSE IT

ILLUSTRATES THIS WONDERFUL

PRINCIPLE FROM THE BIBLE.

HERE IT IS FROM JOHN 3,

AND THESE ARE THE WORDS OF

JOHN THE BAPTIST: "NO ONE

CAN RECEIVE ANYTHING

UNLESS GOD GIVES IT FROM

HEAVEN."

AND WHEN YOU GET THAT

UNDERSTANDING DEEP IN YOUR

SPIRIT, IT WILL CHANGE

YOUR LIFE.

HERE BRUCE IS, AND HE IS

COMPLAINING TO GOD --

THINGS ARE GOING ALL

RIGHT, AND HE IS DOING

THINGS THE RIGHT WAY AND

HE IS TITHING, AND HE

STARTS TO COMPLAIN BECAUSE

HE LOST A CONTRACT, AND HE

SAYS, I DID EVERYTHING

RIGHT.

AND OFTEN IN OUR LIVES DO

WE GET TEMPTED TO DO THAT

AND BRING IT TO GOD AS

SOME COMPLAINT?

WHY DID I MISS OUT ON THIS

OPPORTUNITY?

WHY DID THIS CONTRACT FALL

APART?

AND GOD HAD SOMETHING

BETTER FOR THEM.

AND WHEN WE UNDERSTAND

THAT HE HAS THE BEST IN

MIND, THEN EVERYTHING

FALLS INTO PLACE.

NO ONE CAN RECEIVE

ANYTHING UNLESS GOD GIVES

IT FROM HEAVEN.

AND IN THAT PRINCIPLE, YOU

UNDERSTAND I NEED TO PUT

HIM FIRST.

I NEED TO OBEY WHAT HE

TELLS ME TO DO BECAUSE HE

WILL LEAD ME INTO

BLESSINGS.

> I'VE GOT SOME

WONDERFUL NEWS FOR YOU,

SOME PARTNERS FROM TEXAS,

THEY HAVE A VERY UNUSUAL

AMOUNT ON A CHALLENGE.

$76,908, AND LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE JUST ASK FOR

BLESSING FOR THE PARTNERS

WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE TO

ISSUE THIS CHALLENGE.

OPEN THE WINDOWS OF HEAVEN

AND POUR OUT A BLESSING

THEY CANNOT CONTAIN.

AND FOR THOSE WATCHING AND

MAKING DECISIONS NOW,

BLESS THEM AND ENCOURAGE

THEM FOR WE ASK IT ALL IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN AND AMEN.

> YOU HEARD IT, THERE IS

THE CHALLENGE AMOUNT, AND

I'LL ROUND IT UP TO

$77,000.

JOIN WITH US.

WHAT ARE WE ASKING YOU TO

DO?

WE'RE ASKING YOU TO JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

IT IS JUST $20 A MONTH,

AND THAT BREAKS OUT TO 65

CENTS A DAY.

AND WE HAVE "700 CLUB"

GOLD, WHICH IS $40 A

MONTH.

THE THOUSAND CLUB IS $84 A

MONTH.

AT WHAT LEVEL, NOW IS THE

TIME TO CALL:

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TERRY?

Terry: WELL, I'VE GOT

SOMETHING EXCITING TO TELL

YOU ABOUT.

WHEN YOU JOIN "THE 700

CLUB," WE'VE GOT A GREAT

GIFT FOR YOU.

IT IS PAT ROBERTSON'S

LATEST D.V.D. CALLED

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IN THIS, YOU'RE GOING TO

SEE THE AMAZING TRUE

STORIES OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE

BEEN SUPER NATURALLY

HEALED.

AND PAT REVEALS THREE

ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS THAT

WILL ALLOW YOU TO

EXPERIENCE THAT SAME POWER

OF GOD IN YOUR OWN LIFE.

Pat: FOLKS, THERE IS

A POWER BEYOND THE REALM

OF HUMAN INTELLECT.

Announcer: IN PAT

ROBERTSON'S NEW D.V.D.,

"MIRACLES," LEARN H HOW CAN

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IN YOUR LIFE.

A POWER THAT CAN OVERCOME

ANY PROBLEM.

Pat: THIS IS THE

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Announcer: AND SEE

INSPIRATIONAL TRUE STORIES

OF MIRACLES.

Pat: MEET THE REAL

PEOPLE WHO HAVE COME FACE

TO FACE WITH THAT POWER.

MEDICINE CANNOT EXPLAIN

THIS.

I FELT THE STRENGTH OF

GOD COME.

I AM BEING HEALED.

Announcer: CALL

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I FELT GOD SAYING I AM

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THIS WAS A DEAD MAN,

AND NOW HE IS ALIVE.

IT IS DEFINITELY A

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Pat: MIRACLES,

EXPERIENCE GOD'S POWER IN

YOUR LIFE.

Announcer: AVAILABLE

NOW.

Terry: YOU DON'T WANT

TO MISS EVERYTHING THAT'S

ON "MIRACLES."

THIS IS OUR GIFT TO YOU

WHEN YOU JOIN "THE 700

CLUB."

SO WILL YOU CALL NOW AND

DO THAT?

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE:

1-800-700-7000.

JUST SAY, I WANT TO JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB."

WE'LL GET YOUR INFORMATION

AND SEND "MIRACLES" OUT TO

YOU RIGHT AWAY.

AND I KNOW YOU'RE GOING TO

BE BLESSED BY THIS.

GORDON?

Gordon: FOR 10 YEARS,

JOHN HAD BEEN LIVING THE

GOOD LIFE.

HE HAD A GREAT JOB, MONEY

IN THE BANK, AND A SECURE

FUTURE.

THEN WITHIN FOUR MONTHS,

HE LOST HIS JOB AND HE WAS

DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

Reporter: JOHN LIVES

IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST,

WHERE HE SURVEYS LAND AND

NEGOTIATES TIMBER

CONTRACTS.

FOR A DECADE, HE WAS THE

PICTURE OF SUCCESS.

I HAD A SIX-FORGIVE JOB

WITH A CAR AND A COMPANY

CREDIT CARD AND A 401K AND

A RETIREMENT PLAN.

I HAD A 36-FOOT BOAT I

COULD MOORE AT THE MARINA.

Reporter: IN 2008,

THE MARKET CRASHED AND

JOHN LOST HIS JOB AND HIS

MEDICAL BENEFITS.

AROUND THE SAME TIME, HE

WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

IT IS ALWAYS TOUGH TO

TALK ABOUT.

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR

DOCTOR SAYS, YOU HAVE A

TUMOR.

YOU NEED RADIATION, YOU

NEED CHEMOTHERAPY.

YOU DO IT.

Reporter: OVER THE

NEXT FEW YEARS, JOHN SOLD

HIS ASSETS, EXHAUSTED HIS

SAVINGS, AND CASHED IN HIS

401K IR IN AN EFFORT TO MEET

AND PAY HIS MEDICAL BILLS.

AT TIMES IT WENT TO

COLLECTION, AND IT HURT MY

CREDIT.

LOSING MY CAR, LOSING MY

INSURANCE, LOSING MY CELL

PHONE, IT IS NOT A GOOD

FEELING.

Reporter: SPA SPORADIC

WORK, HE MOVED HOME WITH

HIS MOTHER.

IT IS PRETTY TOUGH FOR

A SELF-SUSTAINING MAN,

SORT OF AN ALL-TIME LOW.

THAT'S WHEN I TURNED BACK

TO GOD.

I SAID, GOD, OKAY.

I'LL TRUST IN YOU, AND YOU

HELP ME GET OUT OF THESE

CIRCUMSTANCES.

Reporter: JOHN HAD

JUST UNDER $300 WHEN HE

SAYS HIS PRAYER WAS

ANSWERED.

HE WAS WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB."

TERRY TALKED ABOUT

GIVING $20, AND I'VE

ALWAYS BEEN TOUCHED BY THE

STORIES THAT THE "700

CLUB" DO, AND THE THOUGHT

THAT WENT THROUGH MY HEAD

WAS, WHAT'S $20?

I THINK THE HOLY SPIRIT

JUST PROMPTED ME TO GIVE

THAT.

AND I'D NEVER GIVEN TO A

TV MINISTRY BEFORE.

Reporter: JOHN CALLED

CBN AND PLEDGED $20 A

MONTH.

WITHIN TWO WEEKS, HE HAD

FOUR CLIENTS AND WAS BACK

IN THE TIMBER CONSULTING

BUSINESS, WORKING AS AN

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.

THE LIGHT WENT OFF IN

MY HEAD.

I THOUGHT, THE ONLY THING

THAT HAS CHANGED BETWEEN

NOW AND THEN IS I STARTED

GIVING TO "THE 700 CLUB."

AND IT BROUGHT TEARS TO MY

EYES.

AND I STOPPED AND I PULLED

OVER AND I CALLED "THE 700

CLUB," AND I SAID, I WANT

TO RAISE MY GIFT FROM $20

TO $100.

Reporter: AND JOHN

ALSO STARTED TITHING TO

HIS CHURCH.

NOW HE HAS CONSISTENT

WORK, A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE,

AND HE IS ABLE TO PAY ALL

OF HIS MEDICAL BILLS.

MY FINANCES HAVE

RECOVERED.

I HAVE MORE CONSULTING

WORK THAN I KNOW WHAT TO

DO WITH RIGHT NOW.

I'M ABLE TO PUT BACK INTO

MY SAVINGS AND MY 401K.

I DON'T THINK THERE IS ANY

WAY THAT COULD BE A

COINCIDENCE.

Reporter: JOHN

CHALLENGES OTHERS WHO NEED

A FINANCIAL TURNAROUND TO

START GIVING TO CBN.

IT IS A GREAT MINISTRY.

YOU SAY, LOOK, WE'RE

TIGHT.

WE CAN'T SQUEEZE ANOTHER

$100 OUT.

THEN GIVE 50 OR 40 OR $20.

I DON'T BELIEVE IN GIVING

TO GET.

THAT'S NOT MY MOTIVATION.

BUT I GAVE A LITTLE BIT,

AND GOD BLESSED A LOT.

Gordon: HERE IS THE

PRINCIPLE FROM LUKE 6:

"GIVE AND IT WILL BE GIVEN

TO YOU, A GOOD MEASURE,

PRESSED DOWN, SHAKEN

TOGETHER AND RUNNING OVER

WILL BE POURED INTO YOUR

LAP.

FOR WITH THE MEASURE YOU

USE, IT WILL BE MEASURED

TO YOU."

AND JOHN PUT THAT INTO

PRACTICE.

YOU SEE THE RESULTS.

YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENED TO

HIM.

THAT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU IF

YOU FOLLOW THE SAME

PRINCIPLE.

IF YOU'D LIKE TO START

DOING THAT, GIVE US A

CALL: 1-800-700-7000.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO

BE A PART OF "THE 700

CLUB."

I WANT TO BE A PART OF

EVERYTHING YOU'RE DOING

AROUND THE WORLD.

CALL US NOW.

LET'S GO TO WENDY AT THE

PHONES.

Wendy: ALL RIGHT,

THANKS, GORDON.

MANY PEOPLE ARE IN CRISIS

WITH LIFE-THREATENING

ILLNESSES TODAY AND IN

IMPOSSIBLE SITUATIONS THAT

MEDICAL SCIENCE IS

POWERLESS TO HELP.

BUT THERE IS A POWER OF

VAST POTENTIAL THAT CAN

HEAL AND DELIVER.

AND YOU'RE ABOUT TO MEET

REAL MEN AND WOMEN WHO

HAVE EXPERIENCED THIS

POWER FIRST HAND.

TAKE A LOOK.

AM I GOING TO BE

MENTALLY OKAY?

OR IS THIS IT?

I LITERALLY FOUND

MYSELF SCREAMING, DON'T

TAKE HIM.

SIX MONTHS WILL BE A

LONG TIME FOR YOU TO LIVE.

THOSE WERE THE EXACT

WORDS.

HE WAS DEAD.

I MEAN, I KNEW IT WAS GOD.

I KNEW HE HAD ANSWERED OUR

PRAYERS.

HIS CHANCES FOR

SURVIVING WOULD BE LESS

THAN 1/10th OF 1%.

TRULY MIRACULOUS.

IT IS DEFINITELY A

MIRACLE.

I FELT GOD SAYING, I AM IN

COMPLETE CONTROL.

YOU DO REALIZE WE'VE

ALL JUST WITNESSED A

MIRACLE.

Wendy: THE BIBLE SAYS

GOD IS THE GOD WHO

PERFORMS MIRACLES.

THERE IS NOTHING TOO HARD

FOR HIM.

MAYBE YOU'VE DONE ALL YOU

CAN DO.

MAYBE YOUR DOCTORS HAVE

DONE ALL THAT THEY CAN DO.

AND NOW YOU'RE SAYING, I

NEED A MIRACLE.

THE GOOD NEWS IS GOD LOVES

YOU AND HE LOVES TO DO

MIRACLES TODAY.

WE WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOUR

FAITH.

IT HAPPENED FOR THOSE

FOLKS THAT YOU JUST SAW IN

THAT VIDEO, AND IT CAN

HAPPEN TO YOU, TOO.

YOU CAN EXPERIENCE GOD'S

POWER IN YOUR LIFE.

I'M BELIEVING WITH YOU

TODAY THAT YOUR MIRACLE IS

ON THE WAY.

AND WE WANT YOU TO HAVE

THIS TO ENCOURAGE YOUR

FAITH.

JUST GO TO YOUR PHONES

RIGHT NOW AND SAY YES, AND

THAT'S HOW YOU GET IT GO

TO YOUR PHONES AND SAY,

YES, I WANT TO JOIN "THE

700 CLUB."

1-800-700-7000 IS THE

NUMBER TO CALL, OR YOU CAN

LOG ON TO cbn.com.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY A CBN

PARTNER, WHICH BY THE WAY

IS JUST 65 CENTS A DAY,

$20 A MONTH, I JUST WANT

TO SAY THANK YOU.

YOU'RE BEING A HUGE

BLESSING ALL OVER THE

WORLD.

IF YOU'D LIKE TO DO MORE,

I'D LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO

GO TO YOUR PHONES AND SAY,

I'D LIKE TO INCREASE.

OUR GOLD LEVEL IS $40 A

MONTH.

AND WE WANT TO BLESS YOU

WITH THREE OF THE

D.V.D.s.

IF YOU CAN DO A LITTLE

MORE, LET'S GO UP TO OUR

THOUSAND CLUB LEVEL, WHICH

IS $84 A MONTH OR HIGHER,

AND WE'VE GOING TO GIVE

YOU FIVE OF THESE.

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A

CHALLENGE RIGHT NOW.

$76,908, AND 30 MINUTES

LEFT ON THE CLOCK.

THAT MEANS EVERY DOLLAR

YOU PLEDGE RIGHT NOW WILL

BE MATCHED, DOLLAR FOR

DOLLAR.

WE'RE IN OUR LAST DAY OF

TELETHON.

IF YOU'VE BOO BEEN WATCHING

ALL WEEK, THIS IS THE TIME

TO GO TO YOUR PHONE.

TERRY?

Terry: ONE OF THE

THINGS THAT OUR CBN

PARTNERS LOVE IS WE'RE

HELPING PEOPLE ALL OVER

THE WORLD.

PEOPLE LIKE THE JING

FAMILY FROM CHINA.

THEY BECAME DESPERATE WHEN

THEY FOUND OUT THEIR BABY

BOY NEEDED A LIFE-SAVING

SURGERY AND THEY HAD NO

WAY TO PAY FOR IT.

THE JINGS WILL NEVER

FORGET THE DAY THAT HE WAS

BORN.

I FELT LIKE I COULD

HANDLE ANYTHING BECAUSE I

HAD A SON.

Terry: BUT WHEN THEY

TOOK HIM FOR IMMUNIZATION,

DOCTORS DISCOVERED HE HAD

AN IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT AND

SERIOUS HEART TROUBLE.

WHY?

I COULDN'T UNDERSTAND WHAT

HAPPENED.

WE WERE TOLD HE WOULD

NOT LIVE PAST 100 DAYS

WITHOUT SURGERY.

IT MADE ME WANT TO DIE,

TOO.

MAYBE JUST JUMP OFF A

ROOF.

Terry: HIS LIPS

TURNED PURPLE AND HE

COULDN'T EAT, BUT HIS

CRYING WAS THE BIGGEST

THREAT.

WE WORRIED HE WOULD

STOP BREATHING WHEN HE

CRIED, SO I HELD HIM NIGHT

AND DAY FOR FOUR MONTHS.

Terry: HE MADE IT

PAST 100 DAYS, BUT GOT

WORSE.

MEANWHILE, THE ENTIRE

FAMILY SEARCHED FOR WAYS

TO HELP.

I SAVED ALL MY POCKET

MONEY AND GAVE EVERY CENT

TO MY MOM FOR MY BROTHER'S

SURGERY.

THEN SOMEONE TOLD ME I

COULD SELL MY KIDNEY.

I TRIED BUT WAS TURNED

AWAY.

I HEARD IF I SOLD A

SMALL DOLL AND BROUGHT IT

TO A GOD ON TULSA'S

BIRTHDAY, HE WOULD BE

HEALED.

I TRIED, BUT THAT GOD

DIDN'T HELP ME.

Terry: WE IMMEDIATELY

PRAYED FOR TULSA.

AND WE PAID FOR HEART

SURGERY.

MY BROTHER IS HEALED.

WE ARE ALL SO HAPPY.

IT IS SO NICE TO SEE

HIM SMILE.

HE IS GROWING AND HE CAN

WALK.

THE DOCTORS SAID IT IS A

MIRACLE THAT HE RECOVERED

SO FAST.

Terry: BEFORE WE

LEFT, WE TOLD THE JINGS

ABOUT JESUS, THE ONE

RESPONSIBLE FOR THE

MIRACLE.

THAT WAS THE FIRST TIME

I EVER HEARD ABOUT

CHRISTIANITY.

NOW I BELIEVE.

BECAUSE OF WHAT

HAPPENED WITH MY SON, I

KNOW JESUS IS THE ONE TRUE

GOD.

I CAN'T WAIT UNTIL HE

IS OLDER AND I CAN TELL

HIM HOW JESUS SAVED HIS

LIFE.

PRAISE THE LORD.

Terry: BOY, IT'S

PRETTY WONDERFUL TO KNOW

YOU CAN MAKE THAT KIND OF

A LIFE-SAVING DIFFERENCE

IN THE LIFE OF ANYONE,

ESPECIALLY A CHILD, WHO

HAS SO MUCH PROMISE YET TO

BE FULFILLED.

AND AT THE SAME TIME BRING

THE AMAZING MESSAGE OF WHO

JESUS IS AND THE GIFT OF

SALVATION TO PEOPLE.

THAT'S ALL PART OF WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN YOU JOIN "THE

700 CLUB."

THAT'S WHY WE'RE ASKING

YOU TO DO THAT RIGHT NOW.

OUR NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE:

1-800-700-7000.

BUT LET ME SHOW YOU THE

CLUB LEVEL OPTIONS YOU

HAVE.

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH TO BECOME A GENERAL

"700 CLUB" MEMBER.

SOME OF YOU MAY WANT TO

JOIN AT THE GOLD LEVEL OR

GO UP TO THE GOLD LEVEL,

AND THAT'S $40 A MONTH.

SOME OF YOU THAT ARE GOLD

MEMBERS, WOULD YOU GO UP

TO THE THOUSAND CLUB, AND

THAT'S $84 A MONTH.

AND THE 2500 CLUB IS $209

A MONTH.

AND OUR FOUNDERS IS $417 A

MONTH.

AND WE HAVE A GROUP OF

FRIENDS WE CALL THE

CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE, AND

THESE FOLKS GIVE $10,000

OR MORE A YEAR.

ASK GOD WHAT HE WOULD HAVE

YOU DO.

AND THEN GO TO THE PHONES

WITH WHAT GOD HAS BLESSED

YOU: 1-800-700-7000.

Gordon: WHEN YOU JOIN

"THE 700 CLUB," YOU NOT

ONLY HELP PEOPLE ALL OVER

THE WORLD, YOU ALSO HELP

PEOPLE RIGHT HERE AT HOME.

LIKE A NAVY COUPLE NAMED

WALLY AND JENNY.

THEY NEEDED HELP DURING A

TOUGH TIME OF TRANSITION,

AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT

THEY GOT, THANKS TO PEOPLE

LIKE YOU.

Reporter: THERE IS

NOTHING QUITE LIKE

WATCHING A U.S. NAVY SHIP

PULL INTO PORT AND SEEING

THE EXCITED FAMILY MEMBERS

READY TO WELCOME THEIR

SAILORS HOME.

JENNY TOOK CARE OF THE

HOUSE AND TWO KIDS FOR SIX

MONTHS WHILE HER HUSBAND

WALLY WAS DEPLOYED.

NOW THAT HE IS HOME, THEY

DO LOTS OF FUN THINGS

TOGETHER TO GIVE THEM TIME

TO RECONNECT AS A FAMILY

WHILE THEY AWAIT THE BIRTH

OF THEIR THIRD CHILD.

BEING A MILITARY WIFE

IS THE HARDEST JOB.

BEING A FULL-TIME MOM,

BEING A FULL-TIME DAD WHEN

I'M GONE, IT MAKES A WHOLE

WORLD OF DIFFERENCE IN HOW

I GO ABOUT DOING WHAT I

DO.

IT'S ALWAYS ENCOURAGING

THAT HE THINKS THAT WHAT

I'M DOING AT HOME IS AS

IMPORTANT AS WHAT HE IS

DOING.

IT HELPS THAT WE BOTH

UNDERSTAND THAT WHAT WE'RE

DOING WHEN WE'RE NOT

TOGETHER EQUAL AS

IMPORTANT AND JUST AS

HARD.

Reporter: WALLY IS A

NAVY CHAPLAIN'S ASSISTANT,

BUT RECENTLY HE FELT GOD

CALLING HIM TO BE A

CHAPLAIN.

TO DO THAT, HE WOULD HAVE

TO LEAVE THE NAVY AND GO

TO SCHOOL TO EARN HIS

DIVINITY DEGREE.

BUT IT WOULD TAKE A WHILE

BEFORE WALLY'S SCHOOL

BENEFITS WOULD KICK IN,

WHICH MEANT NO PAYCHECK

FOR A FEW MONTHS.

BUT THE COUPLE FELT GOD

CALLING THEM TO MOVE

FORWARD.

THEY WOULD NEED TO PUT

SOME IMPORTANT THINGS ON

HOLD.

THEIR DISHWASHER WAS

BROKEN, AND THEIR BACKYARD

FENCE WAS A HAZARD.

PLUS THEIR DAUGHTER WAS

STARTING SCHOOL IN THE

FALL AND NEEDED CLOTHES

AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES.

ON PAPER, THEY WOULDN'T

HAVE ENOUGH, BUT WALLY AND

JENNY HAD FAITH.

GOD WILL EVENTUALLY

PROVIDE MORE.

Reporter: THEIR

PASTOR, TRACE MARTINEZ,

TOLD THEM THE GOOD NEWS.

WHEN I SHARED THE NEED

THAT YOU GUYS HAD, BASED

ON YOUR DECISION TO FOLLOW

AFTER THE LORD, THEY SAID,

HOW CAN WE HELP.

Reporter: PASTOR

TRACE TOLD THEM CBN WOULD

COVER THEIR BILLS UNTIL

THEIR PAYCHECK KICKED IN.

YOU STEPPING OUT AND

SEEING IT HAPPENING BEFORE

YOUR EYES, THIS IS IT.

BUT THERE IS MORE.

THEY ARE GOING TO HELP YOU

IN TERMS OF PROVIDING

GROCERIES FOR YOUR FAMILY

IN THE FORM OF $1,000.

AND THERE IS STILL ONE

MORE THING THAT THEY WOULD

LIKE TO DO, AND I THINK

THIS IS JUST REALLY NEAT.

THEY REALIZE THAT ABIGAIL

IS STARTING SCHOOL THIS

FALL.

AND THERE IS A NEW LITTLE

ONE ON THE WAY.

SO THEY ARE GOING TO TAKE

YOU SHOPPING AND BUY

SCHOOL SUPPLIES, BABY

SUPPLIES -- WHATEVER YOU

NEED -- $600 OF PROVISIONS

TO MEET THAT NEED.

THEY WANT TO HELP GET YOU

SET UP FOR SUCCESS COME

THE FALL, COME THE NEW

BABY.

I'M EXTREMELY GRATEFUL.

IT FEELS LIKE A HUGE

BURDEN HAS JUST BEEN

LIFTED OFF OF OUR

SHOULDERS.

Reporter: CBN TOOK

THE FAMILY SHOPPING TO BUY

CLOTHES FOR THE KIDS AND

ITEMS FOR THE BABY.

AND THEN WALLY AND JENNY

PICKED OUT A DISHWASHER

AND CHOSE A DESIGN OF

THEIR BACKYARD FENCE.

THE WORK WAS COMPLETE IN

TIME TO WELCOME THEIR NEW

DAUGHTER INTO THE FAMILY.

WALLY CAN NOW FOCUS ON HIS

STUDIES, AS HE LOOKS

FORWARD TO REJOINING THE

NAVY AS A CHAPLAIN.

WE WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN

ABLE TO DO THIS WITHOUT

THE HELP OF CBN.

I'M VERY, VERY GRATEFUL.

Gordon: BE A PART OF

IT.

BE A PART OF EVERYTHING

WE'RE DOING AROUND THE

WORLD AND RIGHT HERE AT

HOME.

WE WANT TO HELP MILITARY

FAMILIES.

WE WANT TO RECOGNIZE THAT

THE FAMILIES ARE SERVING,

TOO.

AND YOU CAN BE A PART OF

ALL OF IT BY JOINING "THE

700 CLUB."

CALL US NOW:

1-800-700-7000.

WELL, WE'VE GOT THIS

$76,000 CHALLENGE, AND

WE'RE GOING TO ADD TO IT.

FIRST, A GROUP OF PARTNERS

FROM CALIFORNIA WANT TO

ADD $125,000 TO IT, AND A

PARTNER FROM VIRGINIA WHO

WANTS TO MAKE THE MATH

EASIER, HE WANTS TO ADD

$92 TO IT.

THAT TAKES US UP TO $

$ 202,000.

LORD, WE ASK FOR BLESSINGS

FOR THE PARTNERS IN

CALIFORNIA WHO ENABLED US

TO INCREASE THIS

CHALLENGE.

LORD, YOUR WORD WILL BE

TRUE, AND YOU WILL

INCREASE THEM, BEYOND ALL

THEY COULD EVER ASK OR

THINK.

AND FOR THOSE WATCHING

RIGHT NOW, JUST ENCOURAGE

THEM.

LET THEM KNOW THEY WERE BE

PART OF YOUR PLAN.

DO IT, LORD, FOR WE ASK IT

ALL IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN AND AMEN.

$202,000 IS THE CHALLENGE

AMOUNT.

WE'VE GOT $106,000 TO GO,

SO CALL US NOW:

1-800-700-7000.

LET'S GO TO WENDY AT THE

PHONES.

Wendy: I LIKE THOSE

NICE, EVEN NUMBERS,

GORDON, $202,000.

> WELL, IF YOU WANT TO

KNOW ABOUT THE

MIRACLE-WORKING POWER OF

GOD, THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE

GOING TO FIND IN THIS NEW

D.V.D. FROM PAT ROBERTSON

CALLED "MIRACLES."

AND YOU'LL SEE FOR

YOURSELF THE JAW-DROPPING

EXPERIENCES OF PEOPLE WHO

HAVE RECEIVED SUPER

NATURAL HEALINGS.

TAKE A LOOK.

Wendy: IF YOU NEED A

MIRACLE, YOU NEED TO WATCH

THIS.

YOU'RE FAITH WILL SOAR AS

YOU SEE REAL PEOPLE LIKE

YOU AND ME EXPERIENCE

REAL-LIFE MIRACLES.

LISTEN, GOD IS NO

RESPECTER OF PERSONS.

WHAT HE DID FOR THEM, HE

CAN AND WILL DO FOR YOU.

WE WANT YOU TO HAVE THIS.

IT IS OUR GIFT WHEN YOU

GIVE US A CALL RIGHT NOW

AND SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

HOW DO YOU GET IT?

JUST GO TO YOUR PHONES

RIGHT NOW.

THE NUMBER IS ON YOUR

SCREEN: 1-800-700-7000.

OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO

cbn.com.

HOW MUCH DOES IT TAKE?

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH IS ALL IT TAKES TO

BECOME A CBN PARTNER.

WHO DOESN'T HAVE 65 CENTS

A DAY?

WHEN WE COMBINE TOGETHER,

WE MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE.

BUT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO

MAKE AN EVEN BIGGER

DIFFERENCE, IF YOU'RE

ALREADY A CBN PARTNER, I

JUST ENCOURAGE YOU TO GO

UP TO OUR GOLD LEVEL,

WHICH IS $40.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, WE WANT

TO BLESS YOU BACK WITH

THREE D.V.D.s, ONE FOR

YOU AND TWO TO GIVE AWAY.

AND IF YOU GO UP TO OUR

THOUSAND CLUB LEVEL, $84 A

MONTH OR HIGHER, WE'RE

GOING TO BLESS YOU WITH

FIVE OF THIS BRAND NEW

TEACHING CALLED

"MIRACLES."

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A

$202,000 CHALLENGE, SO I'M

GOING TO THROW IT BACK

OVER TO MR. GORDON.

Gordon: WELL, MAY

FELT LIKE A SLAVE TO HER

CHRONIC DEBT.

AS A NURSE, SHE COULD

NEVER GET AHEAD.

UNTIL THE DAY MAY DID

SOMETHING

COUNTER-INTUITIVE: SHE

GAVE AWAY MONEY TO HELP

OTHERS, AND NOW SHE HAS

MORE THAN EVER BEFORE.

Reporter: MAY HAS

BEEN IN DEBT MOST OF HER

LIFE, MOSTLY DUE TO CREDIT

CARDS AND POOR MONEY

MANAGEMENT.

I FELT LIKE A SLAVE

BECAUSE I HAVE DEBTS.

Reporter: IT WASN'T

AS IF MAY LIVED

EXTRAVAGANTLY.

SHE WAS HAVING TROUBLE

WITH THE DAY-TO-DAY

EXPENSES.

THE PROPERTY TAXES, CAR

PAYMENTS...

Reporter: ALTHOUGH

SHE HAD A GREAT JOB AS A

NURSE, MAY COULD NEVER DIG

HERSELF OUT OF DEBT.

ONE DAY SHE HEARD ABOUT

GIVING GOD 10%, AND SHE

STRUGGLED WITH THE

DECISION.

HE SAID, TEST ME ON

THIS.

TEST ME ON THIS.

AND I SAID, LORD, WHY DO

YOU WANT MY MONEY?

I HAVE ALL OF THESE BILLS

COMING IN, PROPERTY TAXES

COMING IN, SO HELP ME.

Reporter: AFTER

MONTHS OF NOT BEING ABLE

TO BALANCE HER BUDGET ON

HER OWN, MAY FINALLY

DECIDED TO TRUST GOD.

TITHING IS YOUR

OBEDIENCE TO HIM.

HE WANTS YOUR HEART.

HE DOES NOT WANT YOUR

MONEY.

BECAUSE HE IS ALREADY

RICH.

HE HAS EVERYTHING.

Reporter: MAY BEGAN

TITHING TO HER CHURCH AND

GIVING TO CBN.

I BECAME A MEMBER OF

THE "SUPERBOOK" BECAUSE I

WANTED MY GRANDSON TO KNOW

THE BIBLE STORIES.

AND I WANTED TO INSTILL IN

HIS HEART THAT JESUS IS

LORD.

Reporter: SOON AFTER

STARTING TO TITHE, MAY

RECEIVED SOME CHECKS AND A

RAISE AT HER JOB.

IT'S A MIRACLE.

I HAVE MORE NOW THAN WHEN

I DIDN'T TITHE.

Reporter: MAY ALSO

LEARNED HOW TO BUDGET AND

MAKE SURE THAT THE FIRST

10% GOES TO GOD.

NOW SHE NO LONGER LIVES

PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK, SHE

IS ALMOST OUT OF CREDIT

CARD DEBT, AND HAS EVEN

STARTED A SAVINGS FUND.

MAY ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO

TAKE A CHANCE AND TRUST

GOD WITH GIVING.

GOD HAS SO MANY

BLESSINGS FOR US.

HE REALLY CARES FOR US.

HE DOES NOT WANT US TO BE

SLAVES.

HE WANTS TO SET US FREE.

AND HE WANTS TO GIVE US

PEACE INSIDE YOUR HEART.

Gordon: HE DOESN'T

WANT YOU TO BE A SLAVE TO

DEBT.

HE WANTS YOU TO BE FREE.

HE WANTS YOU TO HAVE LIVES

OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE,

AND JOY.

ALL IT TAKES ON OUR PART

IS TO OBEY.

AND WHEN WE DO THAT,

THAT'S WHEN THE BLESSINGS

COME.

IF YOU WANT TO START

GIVING TO CBN, CALL US:

1-800-700-7000.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

WE HAVE A $202,000

CHALLENGE.

$72,000, THAT'S THE AMOUNT

LEFT TO MATCH, WITH JUST

16 MINUTES AND 48 SECONDS

ON THE CLOCK.

THAT MEANS THAT YOUR

GIVING WILL BE

AUTOMATICALLY BE MATCHED

UP TO AND INCLUDING THAT

$72,000.

CALL US RIGHT NOW:

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY?

Terry: "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" IS AN OUTREACH

DEDICATED TO HELPING

CHILDREN WHO ARE AT RISK

AND THEIR FAMILIES.

FAMILIES LIKE ISMAEL'S.

HE IS A YOUNG BOY WHO HAD

TO FLEE THE WAR IN SYRIA

WITH HIS MOM AND SIBLINGS

JUST BEFORE HIS DAD WAS

FATALLY SHOT IN THE BACK.

Reporter: AS ISMAEL

WAS ON HIS WAY HOME FROM

SCHOOL ONE DAY, BOMBS

BEGAN FALLING AROUND HIM.

MEN WITH RIFLES STORMED

THROUGH THE STREETS.

MY SON WAS SAVED BY A

SHOPKEEPER WHO TOOK HIM IN

UNTIL THE FIGHTING MOVED

ON.

IT WAS A HORRIBLE TIME AND

I WAS IN CONSTANT FEAR FOR

MY CHILDREN'S LIVES.

I KNEW WE HAD TO GET OUT

OF SYRIA.

Reporter: ISMAEL'S

FATHER ARRANGED FOR A

DRIVER TO TAKE ISMAEL, HIS

MOTHER AND HIS TWO

SIBLINGS INTO LEBANON.

BEFORE HE COULD JOIN THEM,

HE WAS SHOT IN THE BACK

AND KILLED.

WE HAD A GOOD LIFE, AND

THEN THE CIVIL WAR

HAPPENED AND EVERYTHING

WAS TAKEN FROM US.

NOW I HAVE TO RAISE MY

CHILDREN ALONE AND TRY TO

START OVER.

Reporter: ISMAEL'S

FAMILY NOW LIVES IN A

MASSIVE CAMP IN THE MACAU

VALLEY WITH THOUSANDS OF

OTHER REFUGEES.

HIS MOTHER TOLD ME SHE

WORKS LONG HOURS IN A

NEARBY FIELD MAKING LESS

THAN $4 A DAY.

MANY DAYS WHEN SHE WORKED,

SHE THOUGHT ABOUT HOW

ISMAEL WAS BEING

MISTREATED AT THE LOCAL

PUBLIC SCHOOL.

THE TEACHERS HIT THE

CHILDREN, AND AFTER

EVERYTHING THAT ISMAEL HAD

BEEN THROUGH, THE TEACHERS

MADE IT SO HARD FOR HIM HE

DIDN'T WANT TO GO TO THE

SCHOOL EVER AGAIN.

Reporter: THEN "HEART

FOR LEBANON" INVADEED

ISMAEL TO OUR HOPE CENTER,

A SCHOOL DEDICATED TO

PROVIDING A SAFE AND

LOVING ENVIRONMENT FOR

REFUGEE CHILDREN.

IN MY OLD SCHOOL, THE

TEACHERS WOULD HIT ME IF I

DIDN'T ANSWER THE

QUESTIONS RIGHT.

BUT HERE THEY ARE VERY

KIND.

Reporter: HERE

STUDENTS ARE LEARNING MATH

AND ARABIC, AND THEY'RE

SHOWING "SUPERBOOK."

I'VE LEARNED TO PRAY TO

GOD WHEN I'M IN TROUBLE.

Reporter: ALL OF THE

CHILDREN AT THE SCHOOL

COME FROM MUSLIM FAMILIES,

BUT THEIR FAMILIES ARE

HAPPY TO SEE WHAT THEY'RE

LEARNING IN THIS CHRISTIAN

ENVIRONMENT.

I DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM

WITH MY CHILDREN LEARNING

ABOUT JESUS AND ALL OF HIS

TEACHINGS BECAUSE NOW

THERE IS SOMETHING

DIFFERENT ABOUT MY

CHILDREN.

I CAN SEE A CHANGE COMING

FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

THEY ARE GETTING HAPPIER

EVERY DAY.

Reporter: "ORPHANS'

PROMISE" AND "HEART FOR

LEBANON" ALSO PROVIDES

LARGE PORTIONS OF FOOD

EACH MONTH TO ISMAEL'S

FAMILY AND OTHER REFUGEES

IN THEIR CAMP.

I'M SO HAPPY TO KNOW

THERE ARE CHRISTIANS WHO

ARE REACHING OUT TO

MUSLIMS WHO ARE SUFFERING

AND IN NEED.

I PRAY FOR THESE PEOPLE

AND FOR GOD'S BLESSING ON

THEM.

IT MEANS A LOT FOR US TO

KNOW THAT THEY THINK OF US

AND FEEL FOR US.

THANK YOU FOR THE FOOD

AND FOR ALLOWING ME TO GO

TO THIS SCHOOL.

Terry: THIS WHOLE

FAMILY IS REPRESENTATIVE

OF THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS

WHO HAVE LOST EVERYTHING.

AND THEN RIGHT IN THE

MIDDLE OF THEIR LOSS AND

THEIR NEED, YOU STEPPED

IN, "700 CLUB" PARTNERS.

WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU.

WHAT A DIFFERENCE YOU'RE

MAKING.

NOT JUST BECAUSE THIS

YOUNG BOY AND HIS SIBLINGS

HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO

TO SCHOOL AND TO LEARN,

BUT THIS MOM KNOWS THAT

SHE HAS HOPE AND A FUTURE.

YOU'RE PROVIDING FOOD ON A

REGULAR BASIS.

INTO IT IS ASTONISHING TO

SEE HOW GOD IS IMPACTING

THE HEARTS OF PEOPLE WHO

NEVER HAVE HEARD OF HIM

BEFORE, OR IF THEY DID,

THOUGHT OF CHRISTIANITY

THAT WASN'T FOR THEM.

TODAY JESUS IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LIVES,

AND YOU BROUGHT THAT

MESSAGE.

THAT'S WHY WE'RE ASKING

YOU RIGHT NOW TO GO TO

YOUR PHONE AND HELP US.

THERE IS CONFLICT ALL

AROUND THE WORLD, AND I

CAN ASSURE YOU WHEREVER IT

IS, WE ARE THERE.

AND WE WANT TO BE THERE IN

YOUR NAME AND WITH THE

MESSAGE OF GOD'S LOVE.

CALL NOW, 1-800-700-7000,

AND JUST SAY, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

TELL THEM WHAT LEVEL YOU

WOULD LIKE TO JOIN AT.

WHEN YOU DO THAT, WOULD

YOU DO IT USING SOMETHING

WE CALL PLEDGE EXPRESS.

IT MEANS YOUR BANK DOES

ALL OF THE WORK.

THEY TAKE CARE OF SENDING

IT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE

ENVELOPES OR STAMPS ON

HAND.

IT IS PRETTY WONDERFUL.

IT SAVES US SOME

ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SO WE

CAN PUT EVEN MORE OF YOUR

GIFTS RIGHT INTO THE LIVES

OF PEOPLE LIKE ISMAEL AND

HIS FAMILY.

OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK

YOU FOR USING PLEDGE

EXPRESS IS TO SEND YOU

"POWER FOR LIFE"

TEACHINGS.

WE THINK THEY WILL BLESS

YOU, AND YOU WILL HAVE THE

SATISFACTION OF KNOWING

YOU TRULY ARE MAKING A

DIFFERENCE.

SO WILL YOU CALL NOW?

GORDON?

Gordon: CLEAN WATER,

MOST OF US TAKE IT FOR

GRANTED, BUT IN MANY PARTS

OF THE WORLD PEOPLE ARE

FORCED TO DRINK

CONTAMINATED WATER OR DIE

OF THIRST.

ACHAIA WAS ONE OF THOSE

PEOPLE.

A WIDOW WHO BECAME SO SICK

DRINKING DIRTY WATER SHE

COULDN'T EVEN CARE FOR HER

YOUNG SON.

Reporter: EVERY

MORNING ACHAIA WALKED

UNDER A HUGE TREE ON HER

WAY TO FETCH WATER.

AFTER MY HUSBAND DIED,

I WAS LEFT TO CARE FOR MY

BOYS BY MYSELF.

THEY ARE STILL TOO YOUNG

TO CARRY WATER OR HELP ME

WITH ANY CHORES.

SO EACH DAY IS A STRUGGLE.

I DO EVERYTHING ALONE.

Reporter: WHEN I MET

HER, SHE TOLD ME HOW HARD

SHE WORKS TAKING CARE OF

HER FAMILY, FROM CHOPPING

AND CARRYING WOOD, TO

HARVESTING GRASS TO MAKE

ROOFS TO SELL IN THE

MARKET.

SHE WORKS TIRELESSLY DAY

IN AND DAY OUT.

BUT SHE STILL MADE TIME TO

START A GARDEN TO HELP

FEED HER CHILDREN.

I BOUGHT SEEDS,

BELIEVING THAT THE RAIN

WOULD COME, AND I LOVE

GARDENING, BUT THE SUN

BURNED MY CROPS.

Reporter: IN THE

TIMES OF DROUGHT, THESE

DRY UP.

MANY PEOPLE GET SICK FROM

DISEASES LIK FROM CONTAMINATED

WATER.

SHE WAS WEREN' ONE OF THEM.

SOMETIMES I HAVE TO LIE

DOWN FOR DAYS, WAITING FOR

THE PAIN TO GO AWAY.

BUT WHEN I SEE MY CHILDREN

HUNGRY AND THIRSTY, I

FORCE MYSELF TO GET UP.

Reporter: BUT ON ONE

OCCASION, SHE COULDN'T GET

UP.

I NEEDED TO COOK FOR

THE CHILDREN, BUT I WAS

TOO WEAK TO FETCH WATER SO

FAR AWAY.

WE ALL WENT TO BED HUNGRY

AND THIRSTY.

RO Reporter: THEN

"INNOVATION AFRICA,"

SUPPORTED BY CBN, CAME

WITH TRUCKS AND INSTILLED

WATER FILTERS.

FILTERS AND A WELL.

AND SOLAR PANELS WERE

INSTALLED TO RUN AN

ELECTRICAL PUMP.

THE WELL IS SO DEEP, IT

SHOULD NEVER RUN DRY, EVEN

IN THE WORST DROUGHT, AND

IT SHOULD NEVER GET

CONTOMCONTAMINATED.

THOSE DISEASES CANNOT

ATTACK US ANYMORE.

MY BOYS CAN FINALLY ENJOY

SAFE, CLEAN WATER, RIGHT

BY OUR HOUSE.

WE CAN BE CLEAN AND EVEN

WASH.

Reporter: ACHAIA

IMMEDIATELY STARTED

FEELING MUCH BETTER, AND

WITH THE WATER SO CLOSE

BY, HER GARDEN BLOSSOMED.

I TRIED AGAIN, AND WITH

WATER THIS CLOSE, WE CAN

DO ANYTHING.

WE NO LONGER HAVE TO BUY

VEGETABLES.

WE GROW THEM OURSELVES.

GOD SENT YOU TO ANSWER OUR

PRAYERS.

YOU RESCUED US.

THANK YOU, CBN.

MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

Gordon: MAY GOD BLESS

YOU.

IF YOU'RE A MEMBER OF "THE

700 CLUB," YOU'RE PART OF

THAT STORY.

YOU'RE PART OF BRINGING

FRESH WATER TO THAT AREA

OF AFRICA.

IF YOU'RE NOT A MEMBER,

JOIN WITH US.

JOIN IN EVERYTHING WE'RE

DOING.

CALL US: 1-800-700-7000.

WHEN YOU CALL, MAKE SURE

YOU ASK FOR PLEDGE

EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING, WHERE THE BANK

DOES ALL OF THE WORK.

AND WE SEND AS OUR GIFT TO

YOU "POWER FOR LIFE,"

MONTHLY TEACHING C.D.s.

LET'S GO TO WENDY AT

THE PHONES.

Wendy: ALL RIGHT,

THANKS, GORDON.

IN OUR NEW "MIRACLES"

D.V.D., PAT SHOWS YOU HOW

TO BELIEVE FOR THE

IMPOSSIBLE AND HOW TO

HARNESS THE POWER OF GOD'S

WORDS AND YOUR WORDS TO

GAIN VICTORY OVER ANY

CIRCUMSTANCE.

TAKE A LOOK.

Announcer: THE

CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING

NETWORK PRESENTS

"MIRACLES" BY PAT

ROBERTSON.

Pat: HOW DO YOU DO

SPIRITUAL WARFARE?

YOU SPEAK THE WORD, IN THE

NAME OF JESUS, SATAN, I

BIND YOU AND THE FORCES OF

EVIL.

WHAT PEOPLE DON'T

UNDERSTAND IS THAT YOU

HAVE, IN YOUR MOUTH -- IF

YOU'RE A BELIEVER, YOU

HAVE THE POWER TO RESTRAIN

DEMONIC ACTIVITY.

BUT IF YOU ALLOW IT TO

CONTINUE, AND IF YOU

CONFESS, WELL, I'M IN

TROUBLE, I'M IN TROUBLE,

MY FAMILY IS BREAKING UP,

I'M GOING BANKRUPT -- IF

YOU CONTINUE TO CONFESS

THAT, WELL, THAT'S WHAT

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS

CONFESS A POSITIVE IN THE

LORD.

I AM VICTORIOUS.

I CAN DO ALL THINGS

THROUGH CHRIST WHO

STRENGTHENS ME.

THAT'S THE WAY WE GET

VICTORY.

Announcer:

"MIRACLES," BY PAT

ROBERTSON.

Wendy: WOW, I JUST

LOVE THAT TEACHING.

IF YOU GET AHOLD OF THAT,

IT CAN REALLY CHANGE YOUR

LIFE.

BASICALLY WHAT PAT IS

SAYING, THE MIRACLE IS IN

YOUR MOUTH.

THE BIBLE SAYS THE POWER

OF LIFE AND DEATH IS IN

THE TONGUE.

WHEN YOU START SPEAKING

LIFE, WHEN YOU START

THANKING GOD FOR YOUR

MIRACLE, IT IS ON THE WAY.

WE WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOUR

FATH WITFAITH WITH PAT'S NEW

TEACHING CALLED

"MIRACLES."

YOU CAN HAVE IT.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO

TO YOUR PHONES RIGHT NOW

AND SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

HOW MUCH IS IT?

JUST 65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH IS ALL IT TAKES TO

BECOME A CBN PARTNER.

IF YOU'RE ALREADY THERE, I

WANT TO SAY THANK YOU.

BUT A LOT OF YOU ARE

SAYING YOU WANT TO DO

MORE.

GENE FROM CHATTANOOGA,

TENNESSEE, IS GOING UP TO

GOLD, AT $40 A MONTH.

THANKS, JEAN.

PEG FROM OMAHA, NEBRASKA,

IS GOING UP TO $40 A

MONTH.

THANK YOU.

AND CAROL IS GOING UP TO

THE THOUSAND LU CLUB LEVEL AT

$84 A MONTH.

THANK YOU, CAROL.

IF YOU WANT TO DO MORE,

PLEASE GO TO YOUR PHONES.

YOU'LL GET THREE D.V.D.s

IF YOU GO TO GOLD, AND

FIVE IF YOU GO TO THE

THOUSAND CLUB.

GORDON?

Gordon: HERE IS A

5-YEAR-OLD WITH AN

IRRESISTABLE PERSONALITY.

HE LIVES IN A BUDDHIST

NATION, BUT HE HAS

RECENTLY BECOME A

CHRISTIAN, THANKS TO

"SUPERBOOK."

Reporter: 6-YEAR-OLD

HANDANG STARTED ATTENDING

A CHRISTIAN CLASS IN

THAILAND.

THERE IS A BIG REASON HE

KEEPS COMING BACK:

"SUPERBOOK."

HIS FAVORITE EPISODE SO

FAR: THE STORY OF ABRAHAM

AND ISAAC.

I SAW WHEN THE MAN WAS

ABOUT TO KILL HIS SON, AND

GOD STOPPED HIM.

GOD SAID, DO NOT TOUCH THE

BOY.

IT'S JUST A TEST.

Reporter: 94% OF THE

PEOPLE OF THAILAND ARE

BUDDHIST, INCLUDING THE

BOY'S FAMILY.

BUT HIS FATHER DOESN'T

MIND HIM ATTENDING THE

CHRISTIAN CLASS.

HE WALKS HIM THERE EVERY

SUNDAY.

I KNOW IF MY SON GOES

TO CHURCH AND HAS

SOMETHING TO HOLD ON TO, I

THINK IT IS A GOOD THING.

Reporter: AS HE

ATTENDS, HE HAS LEARNED

MORE ABOUT JESUS AND THE

BIBLE.

THIS IS HIS TEACHER, MISS

TERIKA.

ONE DAY WE WERE TALKING

ABOUT JESUS, AND I ASKED

HIM, WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE

IN JESUS' FAMILY?

AND HE SAID HE WAS READY.

IN MY PRAYER, I SAID I

WANTED JESUS TO COME IN MY

HEART.

I PRAYED TO BE A

CHRISTIAN.

Reporter: AND THE

TEACHER REPORTED HE HAS

TAKEN WHAT HE HAS LEARNED

HOME TO HIS PARENTS.

HE TOLD ME WHEN HE WENT

HOME ONE DAY, HE SAID,

MAMA, OUR HOUSE HAS NO

JESUS, BUT JESUS AT MY

TEACHER'S HOUSE AND AT MY

CHURCH.

HE SAID, MOM, JESUS IS

REAL.

YOU MUST HAVE FAITH.

Reporter: MEANWHILE,

PARENTS ARE BEGINNING TO

ATTEND "SUPERBOOK"

CLASSES, TOO.

THE ADULTS, WHEN THEY

BRING THEIR KIDS, SOME OF

THEM SIT IN AND JOIN THE

CLASS.

IT IS NOT JUST A CARTOON.

THEY STAY FOR THE BIBLE

LESSON, TOO.

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK

YOU FOR "SUPERBOOK."

YOU PRODUCE THE BEST

LESSONS FOR CHILDREN.

I LOVE MY TEACHER AND I

LOVE "SUPERBOOK" SO MUCH.

Gordon: BE A PART OF

IT.

BE A PART OF TAKING THE

STORIES OF THE BIBLE TO

THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD.

ALL MADE POSSIBLE BECAUSE

PEOPLE LIKE YOU CARE

ENOUGH TO GIVE.

IF THAT'S YOU, CALL US

NOW.

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A

$202,000 CHALLENGE.

WE WANT TO GO WAY OVER THE

TOP ON THIS.

THREE MINUTES AND 25

SECONDS ON THAT CLOCK.

YOU CAN BE A PART OF IT.

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY?

Terry: TYPHOON

YOLANDA WAS ONE OF THE

STRONGEST HURRICANES IN

THE PHILIPPINES.

IT BROUGHT 175

MILE-AN-HOUR WINDS.

MANY PEOPLE WERE LEFT

HOMELESS, INCLUDING A

SINGLE FATHER NAMED

ANTONIO.

Reporter: ANTONIO WAS

ALONE WITH HIS CHILDREN

WHEN TYPHOON YOLANDA HIT

THE PHILIPPINES.

HIS WIFE HAD ABANDONED THE

FAMILY YEARS EARLIER.

I TOOK MY CHILDREN TO

AN EVACUATION CENTER WHERE

I THOUGHT THEY WOULD BE

SAFE.

THE HOWLING WIND WAS

TERRIFYING.

PARTS OF THE CEILING WERE

FALLING ALL AROUND US, SO

WE HID UNDER THE TABLE AND

A MATTRESS.

Reporter: ANTONIO AND

HIS CHILDREN SURVIVED, BUT

THEIR HOUSE DID NOT.

WE LOST EVERYTHING IN

THE STORM, ACCEPT FOR AN

OLD TV SET.

I WAS SCARED WE WOULD

HAVE TO SLEEP ON THE

STREET.

I PRAYED THAT GOD WOULD

HELP US.

Reporter: ANTONIO

BEGGED SOMEONE IN A NEARBY

VILLAGE FOR A PLACE TO

STAY.

IT WORRIES ME THAT THE

OWNER COULD ASK US TO

LEAVE ANY TIME.

I WORK TWO JOBS.

IN THE MORNING I PREPARE

FRIED CHICKEN TO SELL.

THE REST OF THE DAY I

DRIVE A MOTORCYCLE TAXI.

WITH RENT TO PAY AND

SCHOOL COSTS AND DAILY

MEALS, I'VE HAD NOTHING

LEFT FOR HOUSE REPAIRS.

Reporter: THEIR

RENTAL WAS ALSO INFESTED

WITH MOSQUITOS.

WHEN MY SON GOT SICK, I

WAS AFRAID HE GOT DENGUE

FEVER FROM THE MOSQUITOS.

I CRIED BECAUSE I FELT SO

HELPLESS.

Reporter: THEN ONE

DAY ANTONIO TOLD HIS

CHILDREN TO PACK THEIR

THINGS, IT WAS TIME TO

MOVE.

I WAS SO EXCITED WE

WERE MOVING AWAY FROM THE

MOSQUITOS.

Reporter: CBN BUILT

THE FAMILY A NEW HOME IN A

PLACE WE CALLED A

COMMUNITY OF HOPE.

I LIKE BEING IN OUR NEW

HOUSE.

EVEN IN WARM WEATHER, IT

STAYS COOL INDOORS.

IT IS BEAUTIFUL.

THIS IS A NICE KITCHEN.

MY CHILDREN AND I CAN

LIVE HERE FOR THE REST OF

OUR LIVES.

I CAN'T HELP BUT CRY TEARS

OF JOY.

LORD, I THANK YOU FOR

GIVING MY FAMILY OUR OWN

HOUSE.

Reporter: THE HOUSE

WILL WITHSTAND WINDS UP TO

150 MILE-AN-HOUR.

AND CBN IS ALSO BUILDING A

COMMUNITY CENTER AND

MARKETPLACE, WHERE ANTONIO

CAN SELL HIS FRIED CHICKEN

AS A BUSINESS.

WE ARE SO THANKFUL THAT

CBN BUILT US A HOUSE.

THANK YOU FOR PROVIDING

US WITH THIS NEW HOME.

Terry: YOU KNOW, WHEN

YOU SEE THE DEVASTATION

FROM THAT CYCLONE, YOU

JUST DON'T EVEN KNOW HOW

ANYBODY RECOVERS FROM IT.

BUT YOU STARTED TO BUILD A

WHOLE NEW COMMUNITY WITH A

COMMUNITY CENTER, AND YOU

BROUGHT HOPE AND LOVE TO

THESE PEOPLE.

THANK YOU, "700 CLUB"

MEMBERS.

JOIN "700 CLUB" NOW.

WE'RE IN A CHALLENGE, AND

THAT MEANS EVERY DOLLAR

YOU PLEDGE WILL BE MATCHED

DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR.

$202,000 IS THE PLEDGE

BEFORE US.

WILL YOU BE A PART OF

THAT?

1-800-700-7000.

WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU.

CALL NOW.

Gordon: ALL RIGHT.

WE'RE COUNTING DOWN TO

VICTORY.

10 SECONDS LEFT ON THE

CLOCK.

BE A PART OF IT.

WE'RE GOING TO COUNT

EVERYTHING ON THE PHONES.

1-800-700-7000.

JUST SAY, YES, I WANT TO

JOIN "THE 700 CLUB."

WELL, IT'S BEEN A GLORIOUS

DAY.

WE HAD A CHALLENGE OF

$202,000.

AND AGAINST THAT YOU GAVE

$216,000.

[APPLAUSE]

Gordon: WE LEAVE YOU

WITH THESE WORDS FROM

PSALM 65: "YOU CROWN THE

YEAR WITH YOUR GOODNESS,

AND YOUR PATHS DRIP WITH

ABUNDANCE."

FOR ALL OF US HERE, GOD

BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT

WEEK.

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