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The 700 Club - May 30, 2017

Author Gary Thomas shares the one word that can radically change your marriage. Plus, a prison cell proves to be the breeding ground for truth for one female felon. Read Transcript


COMING UP...THE PLAN TO

BUILD THE THIRD JEWISH

TEMPLE AND FULFILL

BIBLICAL PROPHECY ALONG

THE WAY.

> THEN...MARRIAGE EXPERT

AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR

GARY THOMAS SHARES THE WAY

TO TURN ANY RELATIONSHIP

AROUND.

> PLUS...A SINGLE MOM

TAKES ON THE FEDS.

WHO AM I TO GO UP

AGAINST THE UNITED STATES?

I CAN'T WIN THIS.

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELL, IT'S BACK

TO WORK AFTER WHAT I HOPE

WAS A PLEASANT MEMORIAL

DAY WEEKEND, AS WE HONORED

THE FALLEN MEN AND WOMEN

OF OUR ARMED FORCES OVER

THE YEARS.

IT USED TO BE MEMORIAL DAY

HAD TO DO WITH THE CIVIL

WAR.

NOW IT IS ALL OF THE OTHER

WARS WE FOUGHT.

AND IT WAS A DAY OF

REMEMBRANCE, AND FOR THAT

I'M GRATEFUL.

I'M SURE YOU HAD A GOOD

TIME.

WE ALL DID.

BUT THEN WE WAKE UP TO

HEADLINES THAT SAY

CATASTROPHIC.

THAT'S HOW THE SECRETARY

OF DEFENSE DESCRIBED A

POSSIBLE WAR WITH NORTH

KOREA OVER ITS NUCLEAR

WEAPONS PROGRAM.

STILL, IT SEEMS LIKE

NOTHING WILL STOP THE

NORTH FROM BUILDING THOSE

WEAPONS AND POSSIBLY THE

WILL AND THE TECHNOLOGY TO

CARRY THEM ALL THE WAY TO

THE MAINLAND OF THE UNITED

STATES.

Terry: SO THE DEFENSE

DEPARTMENT IS TESTING A

MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAM

TODAY TO SEE IF IT CAN

STOP A NORTH KOREAN ATTACK

ON AMERICA.

CHARLENE AARON HAS THE

STORY.

Charlene: THE

PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED U.S.

MISSILE DEFENSE TEST COMES

AFTER NORTH KOREA FIRED

OFF YET ANOTHER MISSILE

MONDAY.

PYONGYANG LAUNCHED A SCUD

CLASS MISSILE INTO THE SEA

OFF ITS EAST COAST.

IT IS THE LATEST IN A

FAST-PACED SERIES OF

MISSILE TEST, DEFYING

INTERPRESSURE.

SOUTH YEAR SAYS IT LOOKS

LIKE THE NORTH PLANS TO GO

AHEAD WITH ITS NUCLEAR

WEAPONS AND MISSILES

PROGRAMS, IN MATTER WHAT

THE REST OF THE WORLD

THINKS.

Through Translator:

THE BALLISTIC MISSILE

FIRING THIS TIME SEEMS TO

REVEAL THE NORTH'S

WILLINGNESS TO BUILD ITS

CAPACITY IN NUCLEAR

MISSILES, DESPITE

SANCTIONS AND PRESSURE

FROM THE INTERNATIONAL

COMMUNITY.

Charlene: AND THE

U.S. AND SOUTH KOREA

CONDUCTED A JOINT EXERCISE

ON MONDAY, INVOLVING B1-B

BOMBERS.

THE DRILL INVOLVING

B1-Bs IS THE SECOND THIS

MONTH.

AND PRESIDENT TRUMP

CONDEMNED THE DEFIANT

REGIME IN THE NORTH,

TWEETING: "NORTH KOREA HAS

SHOWN GREAT DISRESPECT FOR

THEIR NEIGHBOR CHINA, BY

SHOOTING OFF YET ANOTHER

BALLISTIC MISSILE, BUT

CHINA IS TRYING HARD."

THE PRESIDENT TOLD REUTERS

LAST MONTH THAT A MAJOR

CONFLICT WITH NORTH KOREA

WAS POSSIBLE.

HE SAID HE PREFERRED A

DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION, BUT

HE ADDED THAT WOULD BE

VERY DIFFICULT.

AND IF A DIPLOMATIC

SOLUTION ISN'T POSSIBLE,

WHAT WOULD A WAR WITH

NORTH KOREA LOOK LIKE?

DEFENSE SECRETARY JAMES

MATTIS TOLD CBS, IT WOULD

BE -- PEOPLE

PROBABLY THE WORST KIND

OF FIGHTING IN MOST

PEOPLE'S LIFE TIMES.

Charlene: AND MATTIS

ALSO WARNED THAT A

POSSIBLE BATTLE WITH NORTH

KOREA WOULD PLACE U.S.

ALLIES IN THE REGION AT

EXTREME RISK, AND HE

WARNED OF THE CONSEQUENCES

OF SUCH A CONFLICT.

THE BOTTOM LINE IS: IT

WOULD BE A CATASTROPHIC

WAR IF THIS TURNS INTO

COMBAT.

IF WE'RE NOT ABLE TO

RESOLVE THIS SITUATION

THROUGH DIPLOMATIC MEANS.

Charlene: CHARLENE

AARON, CBN NEWS.

Pat: WELL, IS THERE

ANY OTHER WAY OUT OF IT?

YOU KNOW, YEARS AGO I WAS

STATIONED IN CAREER. KOREA, DURING

THE SO-CALLED KOREAN WAR.

THAT WAS THE TIME

MCCARTHUR SAID, LET'S GO

WIPE THEM OUT.

AND TRUMAN SAID, NO, WE'LL

INCITE CHINA AND WE'LL

HAVE A MAJOR WAR.

SO WE DIDN'T FOLLOW HIS

ADVICE, AND WE SHOULD

HAVE.

WHAT CAN WE DO?

IS THERE SOME WAY WE CAN

GO IN THERE AND DECAPITATE

THAT REGIME, AND TAKE OUT

KIM JONG-UN?

THAT'S A POSSIBILITY, BUT

DIFFICULT, TO SAY THE

LEAST.

A SUICIDE MISSION.

BUT SOMETHING HAS GOT TO

BE DONE BECAUSE IF THEY

DROP A NUKE ON SAN

FRANCISCO OR LOS ANGELES

OR SOME PLACE IN ALASKA,

THE CONSEQUENCES WILL BE

SIMPLY OVERWHELMING.

THE GRIEF WILL BE

HORRENDOUS.

BUT IF THEY START A WAR

AGAINST SEOUL, THEY CAN

DESTROY SEOUL KOREA, WHICH

IS RIGHT NEAR THE BORDER,

AND HAS ALL OF THESE

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF

INNOCENT CIVILIANS.

IT IS A TERRIBLE CHOICE TO

HAVE TO FACE FOR OUR

LEADERS.

WE'VE ALLOWED THAT GUY TO

GET TO THIS POINT.

THERE WAS A TIME WE COULD

HAVE STOPPED HIM, BUT WE

KEPT PLAYING WITH HIM AND

PLAYING WITH HIM.

IT'S LIKE YOU HAVE A COBRA

IN YOUR BACKYARD AND YOU

WANT TO PLAY WITH IT AND

MAKE IT A PET.

IT DOESN'T WORK THAT WAY.

THIS MAN IS VICIOUS.

HE IS CRAZY.

HE IS PSYCHOPATHIC.

HE HAD HIS OWN RELATIVES

MURDERED.

AND HE WOULDN'T HESITATE

TO TAKE OUT A LARGE PORKS

PORTION OF THE AMERICAN

POPULATION AND HE WOULD

GLOAT IN THE PROCESS.

> THE BRUTAL TERRORISTS

FROM ISIS HAVE STRUCK

AGAIN.

THIS TIME WITH A DEADLY

CAR BOMB IN BAGHDAD.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT.

John: THAT'S RIGHT,

PAT.

IN ADDITION TO THAT

ATTACK, THERE WAS A SECOND

CAR BOMBING AS WELL.

MORE THAN 30 ARE DEAD FROM

BOTH OF THE ATTACKS.

ISIS HAS CLAIMED

RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CAR

BOMB THAT EXPLODE OUTSIDE

A POPULAR ICE CREAM SHOP

IN CENTRAL BAGHDAD.

THE SECOND CAR BOMB KILLED

12 PEOPLE IN THE DOWNTOWN

AREA OF THE CITY WHEN A

CAR FILLED WITH EXPLOSIVES

WENT OFF DURING RUSH-HOUR.

THE ATTACKS COME AS ISIS

IS STEADILY LOSING MORE

TERRITORY IN THE BATTLE

FOR MOSUL, WHICH HAS BEEN

ISIS' DEFACTO CAPITAL IN

IRAQ.

> THE PHILIPPINE

MILITARY SAYS THE RADICALS

INCLUDE FOREIGN FIGHTERS

AND LOCAL GUNMEN.

AND NOW THE MILITARY IS

CONDUCTING AIRSTRIKES,

TRYING TO REGAIN CONTROL

OF THE CITY OF MARAWI.

IT IS LOCATED ON THE

ISLAND OF MINDANAO, WHERE

MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE HAVE

DIED AND 70,000 PEOPLE

HAVE FLED SINCE THE

TERRORISTS LAUNCHED THEIR

ATTACK.

AMONG THE DEAD ARE NINE

CHRISTIANS WHO WERE

EXECUTED FOR THEIR FAITH.

FILIPINO TROOPS HAVE

CARRIED OUT PRECISION

ATTACKS WITH TANKS AND

ROCKET LAUNCHERS TO TARGET

THE RADICALS.

MINDANAO HAS BEEN THE BASE

FOR HOME-GROWN ISLAMIC

RADICALS IN THE

PHILIPPINES, AND

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SAY

THEY'RE GETTING OUTSIDE

HELP.

> SOLDIERS HAVE TAKEN

CONTROL OF ABOUT 70% OF

THE CITY.

PAT?

Pat: YOU KNOW, THE

KOREAN THING IS SOMEWHAT

DIFFICULT.

THE ISIS THING IS NOT

DIFFICULT, IF WE DO IT

RIGHT.

WE JUST HAVE TO MOUNT THE

MILITARY FORCE TO DESTROY

ISIS.

WE NEED TO GO INTO RAQQA

AND SYRIA.

WE NEED TO TAKE OTHER

STRONGHOLDS OF ISIS.

WE NEED TO DECAPITATE,

DESTROY THEIR LEADERSHIP,

AND LITERALLY RUN THEM

OVER.

WE CAN'T PLAY THIS THING

ANYMORE.

IF WE HAVE TO PUT A COUPLE

OF DIVISIONS OF AMERICAN

TROOPS IN THERE, WE HAVE

TO DO IT.

NOW IS THE TIME.

MY THOUGHT -- AND I'VE

SAID IT OVER AND OVER

AGAIN -- IT MIGHT NOT

PLEASE TURKEY, BUT WE NEED

TO ARM THE KURDS AND WE

NEED TO ALLOW THE KURDS TO

HAVE THEIR OWN NATION.

AND THEN WE WOULD HAVE A

COUNTER-BALANCE TO THIS

RADICAL ISIS PHILOSOPHY.

BUT IT HAS TO BE DONE.

AND IT HAS TO BE DONE

QUICKLY.

OR THEY WILL CONTINUE TO

SEND OFF BOMBS, CONTINUE

TO WREAK TERROR IN FRANCE

AND LONDON AND HERE IN THE

UNITED STATES.

WE HAVE TO DO SOMETHING.

IT IS KIND OF LIKE AN

ALL-OUT EFFORT.

IT IS NOT JUST AIRPLANES

AND BOMBS.

WE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO

PUT BOOTS ON THE GROUND

AND GO INTO THEIR

STRONGHOLDS IN FORCE AND

TAKE THEM OVER.

AND WE HAVE TO DO THE SAME

THING, SOMETHING IN SYRIA,

I THINK.

IT IS LONG TIME FOR THAT

DICTATOR THERE TO BE TAKEN

OUT.

WE SAY WE DON'T HAVE ANY

ALTERNATIVES.

WELL, WE NEED TO MOUNT OUR

ALTERNATIVE.

WE NEED TO FIND SOMEBODY

AND GET SYRIAN SUPPORT FOR

SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

IT IS TIME TO DO IT.

WE CAN'T WAIT ANY LONG.

WE HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO

LIKES ACTION.

NOW IS THE TIME, DONALD,

SIR, TO ACT.

JOHN?

John: PAT, WE'RE

LEARNING PRESIDENT TRUMP'S

SON-IN-LAW, JARED KUSHNER,

JOINED A SENIOR TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION ADVISOR FOR

A ONE-TIME MEETING WITH A

RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR.

IT FOCUSED ON SYRIA.

AND THE RUSSIANS BROUGHT

UP THE IDEA OF USING A

SECURE LINE BETWEEN RUSSIA

AND THE TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION, NOT

KUSHNER HIMSELF.

THAT COMES AFTER A

"WASHINGTON POST" REPORT

THAT SAID KUSHNER WANTED

TO APPOINT A PRIVATE LINE

TO RUSSIA.

> WELL, A REGENT

GRADUATE IS LEADING AN

EFFORT TO GET PEOPLE

WORLDWIDE TO PRAY FOR

PRESIDENT TRUMP.

SOME OF THE PRAYER

WARRIORS CAME HERE TO

WASHINGTON FROM ALL OVER

THE WORLD TO DO JUST THAT.

PAUL STRAND HAS THE STORY.

Reporter: ALMOST

EVERY AT THIS FESTIVE

GATHERING HAD ONE THING IN

COMMON: THEY CONTRIBUTED

PRAYERS TO A BOOK CALLED

"PRAYERS FOR THE

PRESIDENT."

VERONICA CLEARLY FELT GOD

GAVE HER THE MISSION OF

GETTING THAT BOOK

TOGETHER, AND TO GET THESE

PRAYER WARRIORS TOGETHER

TO CELEBRATE, WORSHIP, AND

PRAY.

IN JESUS' NAME, WE KNOW

THIS IS A HOLY MOMENT.

WE KNOW, FATHER, THAT EVIL

HAS BECOME SUCH A

PRONOUNCED DAILY PRESENCE

IN OUR LIVES.

BUT WE KNOW THE LIGHT IS

BRIGHTER.

AND LIGHT OBLITERATES

DARKNESS.

Reporter: NEXT STOP

WAS A PLACE CALLED

"DAVID'S TENT," A 24-HOUR

A DAY HOUSE OF WORSHIP,

ONE LIKE KING DAVID HAD BY

HIM DURING THE TIME HE

RULED ISRAEL.

THIS GROUP REALLY WANTED

TO COME TO DAVID'S TENT

WHILE IT WAS HER IN

WASHINGTON, D.C., WHERE

PRAISE AND WORSHIP HAS

BEEN GOING UP TO THE LORD

FROM AROUND THECLOC CLOCK FOR

NEARLY SIX DAYS.

BACK AT THE TRUMP HOTEL,

EACH ONE HAD A STORY TO

TELL OR A PROPHETIC WORD.

THIS IS SO SIGNIFICANT

THAT WE PRAY NOT JUST FOR

PRESIDENT TRUMP, BUT WE

PRAY FOR OUR NATION.

Reporter: NANCY

SLOGUM WANTED TO WRITE A

PRAYER FOR THE BOOK

BECAUSE OF A PROPHECY SHE

RECEIVED, THAT GOD WOULD,

IN A MANNER, TRUMP TRUMP.

THAT GOD WAS GOING TO

PUT HIS ANOINTING ON

TRUMP.

Reporter: THIS WOMAN

SAID GOD LET HER KNOW WHAT

THEY DID WITH THE BOOK,

"PRAYERS FOR THE

PRESIDENT" WAS A GOOD

START.

THAT WAS THE GROUND

LEVEL.

HE WANTS TO TAKE US

THROUGH A WHOLE NEW LEVEL

WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP.

PRESIDENT TRUMP NEEDS MORE

PRAYER NOW THAN HE DID

BEFORE.

Reporter: NOW HERE IN

D.C., THEY'VE ALL COME

TOGETHER AND FORMED

SOMEWHAT OF A COMMUNITY.

AND THEY'RE ANXIOUS TO SEE

WHERE GOD IS GOING TO TAKE

THEM ALL TOGETHER NEXT.

PAUL STRAND, CBN NEWS,

REPORTING FROM THE

NATIONAL MALL.

John: THANKS, PAUL.

PAT, THE BIBLE IS VERY

CLEAR ABOUT PRAYING FOR

THOSE IN LEADERSHIP.

Pat: HE IS GOD'S MAN

FOR THIS JOB.

HE IS TAKING BOLD STEPS,

AND STEPS THAT PLEASE MOST

EVANGELICALS.

AND I THINK WE NEED TO

SUPPORT HIM.

I'VE BEEN AN ARDENT CRITIC

OF A NUMBER OF OUR LEADERS

BECAUSE THEY HAVE NOT DONE

WELL.

BUT IN THIS CASE, I FEEL

IN MY HEART THAT THE THING

I SHOULD DO, AND ALL OF US

SHOULD DO, IS PRAY

ERNESTLY FOR GOD'S SUPPORT

OF THE MAN I BELIEVE HE

HAS PUT IN THIS OFFICE.

TERRY?

Terry: WELL, 50 YEARS

AGO, ISRAELI FORCES RETOOK

THE TEMPLE MOUNT, AND SOME

BELIEVE THAT WAS ONLY ONE

STEP TOWARDS FULFILLING

BIBLICAL PROPHECY.

IT'S LIKE A KISS FROM

HEAVEN.

IT IS LIKE A DIVINE KISS.

IT IS AN INTIMATE BRUSH

WITH THE REALITY OF GOD'S

COMPASSION AND LOVE.

HE KEEPS HIS PROMISES.

Terry: WHY SOME ARE

HOPEFUL ABOUT BUILDING THE

THIRD JEWISH TEMPLE.

THAT'S NEXT.

Pat: WELL, YOU LOOK

AT BIBLE PROPHECY AS

THINGS GO ON IN OUR WORLD,

AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT

JESUS SAID, THAT HIS

DISCIPLES -- WHEN YOU SEE

THE ABOMINATION STAND IN

THE HOLE PLACE, THEN THOSE

IN JUDEA FLEE TO THE

HILLS, AND SO FORTH AND SO

ON.

SO IT WILL BE A DAY OF

SUFFERING, ETC.

NOW, PEOPLE HAVE SAID IN

ORDER FOR ABOMINATION OF

DESOLATION TO STAND IN THE

HOLY PLACE, YOU HAVE TO

HAVE A HOLY PLACE.

AND THE HOLY PLACE IS TORN

DOWN.

SO WHAT THEY'RE SAYING IS

IN ORDER FOR THAT PROPHECY

TO BE FULFILLED, THEY HAVE

TO REBUILD A TEMPLE, A

THIRD TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM.

BUT I DON'T BUY THAT

EXACTLY.

AND THE REASON WHY NOT IS

I THINK THE PROPHECY THAT

JESUS GAVE WERE YO WAS TO HIS

DISCIPLES AT THAT TIME.

HE WARNED THEM THAT

SOMETHING WAS GOING TO

HAPPEN, AND INDEED IT DID

HAPPEN.

THE ROMANS MADE THE TEMPLE

MOUNT INTO A JUPITER.

IT WAS ALL OF THE

ABOMINATION THAT YOU COULD

THINK OF IN THOSE DAYS.

AND INDEED THERE WAS AN

ATTEMPT TO DESTROY THE

NATION OF ISRAEL.

AND THOSE WHO FLED TO THE

HILLS WERE THOSE WHO

DIDN'T GET KILLED.

WHAT HE SAID WAS FULFILLED

IN THE LIFETIME OF THOSE

PEOPLE.

AND WHEN YOU READ

PROPHECY, YOU HAVE TO

REALIZE HE IS TALKING IN

ONE INSTANCE ABOUT THE

IMMEDIATE FUTURE.

IN ANOTHER INSTANCE, HE IS

TALKING ABOUT THE END OF

THE WORLD.

PEOPLE NOW ARE SAYING,

WELL, THAT'S THE END OF

THE WORLD.

WE'VE GOT TO BUILD ANOTHER

TEMPLE.

WELL, LET'S SEE WHAT IS

HAPPENING.

THERE IS A MOVEMENT IN

ISRAEL THAT ONCE ISRAELI

TROOPS HAD SECURED THE

TEMPLE MOUNT.

INDEED, IT WAS TIME TO

REBUILD THE TEMPLE.

CHRIS MITCHELL HAS THAT

STORY.

Chris: ON JUNE 7,

1967, ISRAELI BRIGADE

COMMANDER MOTTA GUR MADE

AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE

JEWS HAD WAITED TO HEAR

FOR SOME 2,000 YEARS.

RETAKING THIS GROUND WAS

IMPORTANT FOR A NUMBER OF

REASONS.

FOR ONE, IT IS WHERE KING

SOLOMON BUILT THE FIRST

JEWISH TEMPLE.

AFTER THE BABYLONIANS

DESTROYED IT, THEY LAID

THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR A

SECOND TEMPLE, THAT WAS

LATER EXPANDED BY KING

HARROD.

IT FELL AT THE HANDS OF

THE ROMANS IN 70 A.D.,

WHEN THE COMMANDER

DECLARED THAT THE TEMPLE

MOUNT IT WAS BACK IN

JEWISH HANDS, IT REKINDLED

HOPE FOR A LONG-AWAITED

THIRD TEMPLE.

THE SIX-DAY WAR WAS A

CATACLYSMIC OPENING OF A

NEW ERA FOR ISRAEL AND FOR

THE WHOLE WORLD.

Chris: RABBI CHAIM

RICHMOND SEES THE TIME

SINCE THE SIX-DAY WAR WARF

AS A PROPHETIC SHIFT.

IT WOULD BE HARD NOT TO

SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN THE

PAST 50 YEARS AS A

TREMENDOUS JUMP-START, A

TREMENDOUS FAST FORWARD.

IT IS MORE THAN PROPHETIC.

IT IS LIKE A KISS FROM

HEAVEN.

YOU KNOW, IT IS LIKE A

DIVINE KISS.

IT IS AN INFINITE BRUSH

WITH THE REALITY OF GOD'S

COMPASSION AND LOVE.

HE KEEPS HIS PROMISES.

Chris: THE INSTITUTE

SHARES A KEY CONNECTION TO

THE BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM.

ITS FOUNDER, RABBI ISRAEL

ARIEL, SERVED WITH THE

55th PARATROOPER BRIGADE

THAT CAPTURED THE TEMPLE

MOUNT.

AFTER THE VICTORY, A

JORDANIAN GUIDE GAVE THEM

A REMARKABLE TOUR.

THIS JOB WAS TO CARRY

THE COMPANY MACHINE GUN.

HE, THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE

LIBERATION OF JERUSALEM,

HE WAS GIVEN THE TASK OF

GUARDING OVER THE SPOT OF

THE ROCK.

THE STORY THAT HE TOLD US

WAS THAT THE SOLDIERS WERE

ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT, AND

IT WAS JUST LIKE THE FIRST

HOUR OR SO.

AND THEY WERE APPROACHED

BY A JORDANIAN FELLOW IN

WESTERN DRESS WHO

EXPLAINED THAT HE WAS THE

OFFICIAL TOUR GUIDE FOR

THE JORDANIAN PARLIAMENT.

HE OFFERED TO TAKE THE

SOLDIERS AND SHOW THEM THE

SIGHTS ON THE TEMPLE

MOUNT.

AND HE TAKES THE SOLDIERS

AND THE RABBI THERE, AND

HE SAYS, WELL, THIS IS

EXACTLY WHERE THE

SANCTUARY STOOD.

THIS IS WHERE THE ALTER

STOOD.

AND THIS IS WHERE THE MEN

MENORAH STOOD.

AND THE RABBI ASKED HIM,

WHY ARE YOU TELLING US ALL

OF THIS?

AND HE SAID, WE HAVE

TRADITION FROM OUR FATHERS

AND THEIR FATHERS THAT ONE

DAY THE JEWS WILL WAGE A

WAR AND CONQUER JERUSALEM,

AND I ASSUME YOU'RE

STARTING TOMORROW, AND I

WANT THIS TO BE MY PART IN

HELPING YOU.

Chris: WHAT WAS THEIR

REACTION TO THAT STORY?

THEY WERE VERY

SURPRISED.

BUT THE BOTTOM LINE IS, IN

HINDSIGHT, IT DOESN'T LOOK

LIKE WE WERE READY.

Chris: 50 YEARS

LATER, THAT HAS CHANGED,

WITH THE TEMPLE INSTITUTE

PREPARING BLUEPRINTS, AND

GATHERING ELEMENTS, SUCH

AS THE PRIESTLY GARMENTS.

LET'S START AT THE

BEGINNING.

WHAT WAS THE HOLY TEMPLE

REALLY ALL ABOUT?

Chris: ALL OF THIS

MEANS TALK OF REBUILDING

THE TEMPLE IS NO LONGER

CONSIDERED A FRINGE IDEA.

HOW MANY MEMBERS OF

KNESSET ARE CONSTANTLY

SPEAKING ABOUT JEWISH

RIGHTS.

THEY TALK ABOUT THE

REBUILDING OF THE HOLY

TEMPLE.

20 YEARS AGO, THESE PEOPLE

WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN GIVEN A

MOMENT ON PRIME TIME

TELEVISION IN ISRAEL TO

SAY THESE THINGS.

THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN

LAUGHED OUT.

Chris: A FEW YEARS

AGO, THIS WAS CONSIDERED

FRINGE?

LUNATICS, PECULIAR.

TODAY IT IS MAINSTREAM.

Chris: ONE OF THOSE

MEMBERS IS YAHODA GLICK.

TODAY WE HAVE 20

MEMBERS WHO ARE INTERESTED

IN PRAYING ON THE TEMPLE

MOUNT AND ARE PART IN THE

BATTLE FOR THE REDEMPTION

OF THE TEMPLE MOUNT, AND

FOR BRINGING THE TEMPLE

MOUNT BACK INTO THE CENTER

OF THE NEXT STEP IN THE

REDEMPTION PROCESS.

Chris: RICHMOND SEES

THE TEM PULL THROUG TEMPLE OF THROUGH THE

EYES OF ISAIAH.

IT MEANS BASICALLY

THERE IS A GOD IN THE

WORLD AND THE BEST IS YET

TO COME.

AND THAT WE ARE SO

EXPECTED TO HIM AND TO

EACH OTHER AND TO THAT

PURPOSE AND TO ALL

HUMANITY, AND IT IS JUST A

WONDERFUL PRIVILEGE TO BE

HERE WITH YOU TODAY, TO BE

LOOKING OUT OVER

JERUSALEM, AND TO REALIZE

WE ARE LIVING IN PROBABLY

THE MOST TIME IN HISTORY.

IF YOU BELIEVE IN THE GOD

OF ISRAEL AND YOU SEE HIS

HAND ON HIS PEOPLE AND YOU

UNDERSTAND THE TREMENDOUS

CHANGES THAT HAVE GONE ON

OVER THE YEARS, YOU SEE

THAT THE ONE WHO BROUGHT

US THIS FAR ISN'T FINISHED

AND WILL KEEP HIS

PROMISES.

Chris: CHRIS

MITCHELL, CBN NEWS, THE

TEMPLE MOUNT, JERUSALEM.

Pat: WELL, WE'LL KEEP

YOU INFORMED AS THE

PROPHECY UNFOLDS.

THE PROPHECY THAT I'VE

HUNG MY HAT ON -- IF I CAN

USE THAT TERM -- IS WHEN

JESUS SAID JERUSALEM WILL

BE TRODDEN UNDER THE FOOT

OF THE GENTILES, UNTIL THE

TIMES OF THE GENTILES BE

FULFILLED.

THAT HAD TO DO WITH

EVERYBODY.

AND IT HAD TO DO WITH THE

GENTILE NATIONS AROUND THE

WORLD.

AND THE FACT THAT

JERUSALEM WAS UNDER

GENTILE DOMINATION FROM

586 B.C. UNTIL 1967.

THAT, TO ME, IS A

FULFILLMENT OF MAJOR,

MAJOR PROPHECY.

TERRY?

Terry: IT HAS BEEN A

REMARKABLE 50 YEARS.

> SPEAKING OF

REMARKABLE, LAST WEEK THE

ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY

FATHOM EVENTS HOSTED A

PRESENTATION OF CBN'S

DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE

SIX-DAY WAR.

CALLED "IN OUR HANDS: THE

BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM."

MANY OF THE SHOWINGS FOR

THAT WERE SOLD OUT.

SO GREAT NEWS: IF YOU

MISSED YOUR CHANCE THE

FIRST TIME AROUND, "IN OUR

HANDS" IS GOING TO BE BACK

IN THEATERS ON JUNE 1st

AND JUNE 6th.

WE WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU

TO GET TICKETS EARLY,

BEFORE THE SHOWS ARE SOLD

OUT AGAIN.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO DO

THAT IS JUST GO TO

inourhands1967.com.

IT IS WELL WORTH YOUR

TIME.

> COMING UP, SHE NEEDED

A WAY TO MAKE CASH WITHOUT

HER BOYFRIEND KNOWING.

SO HE STARTED DEALING

DRUGS.

AND THE NEXT THING I

KNOW, IT WENT FROM A KILO

OF COCAINE TO SEVERAL

KILOS OF COCAINE.

I WAS BUYING CARS,

CLOTHES, HOUSES --

WHATEVER I WANTED, I

BOUGHT.

Terry: WATCH WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN HER SECRET IS

DISCOVERED BY THE FEDS.

THAT'S NEXT.

Pat: WELCOME BACK.

YOU'RE WATCHING "THE 700

CLUB" ON THIS DAY OF

MEMORIAL DAY.

WE'RE DLIED DELIGHTED TO HAVE

EVERY ONE OF YOU WITH US

AND WE HOPE IT IS

ENJOYABLE.

> I WANT TO INTRODUCE

YOU TO TRESER MITCHNER.

SHE HAD A RAP SHEET.

DRIVING ON A SUSPENDED

LICENSE.

TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE.

SHE DEALT DRUGS A KILO AT

A TIME.

WHILE SHE ORIGINALLY

STARTED IT IN SECRET, SHE

COULDN'T HIDE HER ACTIONS

FROM THE D.E.A.

THE UNITED STATES OF

COURSE TRESER.

THAT BLEW MY MIND.

I'M LIKE, THE UNITED

STATES?

WHO AM I TO GO UP AGAINST

THE UNITED STATES?

Reporter: SHE

COULDN'T BELIEVE HER LIFE

HAD SUNK SO LOW.

INSIDE, SHE STILL FELT

LIKE THAT LITTLE GIRL,

WHO'S PARENTS DIVORCED

WHEN SHE WAS THREE.

THERE WAS NO FOUNDATION

OF LOVE.

SAYING I LOVE YOU OR

HOLDING YOU.

I DO REMEMBER TIMES WHEN

MY MOM WAS WORKING, AND

SHE WAS DOING GOOD, TRYING

TO TAKE CARE OF US.

BUT IN THE PROCESS, I

THINK SHE KIND OF

DEVELOPED THAT.

MY FATHER REALLY WASN'T

THERE FOR US.

Reporter: AS A TEEN,

SHE FOLLOWED THE LEAD OF

HER FRIENDS, SKIPPING

SCHOOL AND SHOPLIFTING.

I THINK THE REASON I

DID IS BECAUSE I WAS

TRYING TO GET ACCEPTANCE

FROM THEM AND TRYING TO

FIT IN.

I WAS ANGRY, HURT, OUT OF

CONTROL.

IT IS LIKE I DIDN'T EVEN

CARE ABOUT LIFE.

Reporter: AT 15,

TRESER WAS SENT TO A

JUVENILE FACILITY.

SHE WAS ALSO PREGNANT BY

THE 21-YEAR-OLD GUY HER

MOTHER WARNED HER ABOUT.

I FELT LOVE, SOMEBODY

THAT CARED ABOUT ME.

SO, YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT

YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT, MOM.

Reporter: WHEN SHE

WAS RELEASED SIX MONTHS

LATER, SHE INFURIATED HER

MOM BY MOVING IN WITH THE

GUY.

A DRUG DEARLY AND ADDICT,

HE BECAME ABUSIVE WHEN SHE

TRIED TO LEAVE WITH THEIR

YOUNG SON.

ONE TIME HE KNOCKED HER

UNCONSCIOUS.

ONE TIME I WENT TO THE

BATHROOM AND LOOKED IN THE

MIRROR, AND I HAD THESE

BLACK EYES.

Reporter: HE ALSO FOR

BID HER TO WORK.

HER ONLY OPTION WAS TO

STAY WITH HIM.

I DIDN'T HAVE ANY

MONEY.

I DIDN'T HAVE MY OWN

PLACE.

I FELT LIKE I WAS STUCK.

I WANTED TO REGAIN MY

LIFE.

Reporter: AFTER SHE

HAD HER SECOND SON, SHE

REACHED OUT TO HER MOM'S

SISTER, JACKIE.

WHILE SHE DIDN'T HAVE THE

MEANS TO HELP, SHE TRIED

TO GET TRESER ON A

DIFFERENT PATH.

MY AUNT ALWAYS WOULD

ASK ME TO GO TO CHURCH

WITH HER, OR SHE WOULD

TAKE MY BOYS TO GO TO

CHURCH WITH HER SOMETIMES.

SHE KNEW I WAS IN THAT

LIFESTYLE, BUT SHE WOULD

STILL ASK.

I KNEW OF GOD, BUT I

DIDN'T KNOW HIM.

Reporter: FINALLY,

THE TRESER DECIDED THE

ONLY WAY TO MAKE MONEY

WITHOUT THEIR FATHER

KNOWING WAS TO DEAL DRUGS.

I ASKED THEM, HEY, LET

ME TRY THIS.

THE NEXT THING I KNOW IS

IT WENT FROM A KILO OF

COCAINE TO SEVERAL KILOS

OF COCAINE.

I WOULD HAVE $150,000

THERE TO DO WHATEVER I

WANTED TO DO WITH IT.

I WAS BUYING CLOTHES,

CARS, HOUSES -- WHATEVER I

WANTED, I BOUGHT.

Reporter: NOW WITH

MONEY AND THE PROTECTION

OF FRIENDS, TRESER FINALLY

GOT AWAY.

FOR THE NEXT EIGHT YEARS,

SHE INDULGED IN THE

LIFESTYLE THAT CAME WITH

DRUG DEALS AND MONEY

LAUNDERING.

LIFE WAS GOOD, BUT ON

THE INSIDE I STILL WAS NOT

HAPPY.

I DIDN'T HAVE PEACE OR

JOY.

I SPENT $80,000 TO BUY ONE

CAR.

THREE WEEKS GO BY, AND I'M

BACK TO THE SAME FEELING.

AND THEN I WAS REALLY

WONDERING, WHAT IS WRONG

WITH ME?

THERE IS LIKE A HUGE VOID

THAT IS IN ME.

Reporter: ONE NIGHT

TRESER DECIDED HER AUNT

JACKIE MIGHT HAVE BEEN

RIGHT.

I SAID GOD, IF THERE IS

A GOD, THERE HAS TO BE A

BETTER PLAN FOR MY LIFE.

I'M TIRED, LORD.

HELP ME.

HELP ME, LORD.

HELP ME.

Reporter: THREE DAYS

LATER, TRESER WAS ARRESTED

AND CHARGED WITH

CONSPIRACY TO SELL COCAINE

AND MONEY LAUNDERING.

HER FIRST PHONE CALL FROM

JAIL WAS TO HER AUNT

JACKIE.

WE'RE GOING TO KEEP

MOVING FORWARD, WE'RE

GOING TO KEEP PUSHING, AND

THAT'S WHAT WE DID.

Reporter: LATER SOME

MINISTERS CAME TO THE

JAIL.

SHE LISTENED AS THEY

TALKED ABOUT JESUS IN A

WAY SHE FINALLY

UNDERSTOOD.

IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT

YOU HAVE DONE IN LIFE, HE

WILL REDEEM YOUR LIFE.

THAT'S WHAT HE DIED FOR.

I ASKED HIM TO COME IN MY

LIFE, TO HELP ME, TO SAVE

MY SOUL, TO MAKE ME KNEW.

CREATE IN ME WHAT YOU

CREATED ME FOR, LORD.

Reporter: SHE SERVED

FIVE AND A HALF YEARS IN

PRISON.

SHE POURED OVER THE BIBLE

EVERY DAY AND CAME OUT A

VERY DIFFERENT PERSON.

MY HEART TOTALLY

CHANGED.

I FELT THE OVERWHELMING

LOVE NOW.

I HAD BEEN SET FREE FROM

ALL OF THE HURT BECAUSE I

STARTED LEARNING THE

FATHER'S LOVE.

I STARTED LEARNING THE

LOVE OF A FRIEND.

I STARTED LEARNING THE

LOVE OF A BROTHER.

I STARTED LEARNING THE

LOVE OF GOD THAT CHANGED

EVERYTHING WITHIN ME.

I'M VERY PROUD.

VERY PROUD.

LOOK AT GOD.

LOOK WHAT HE CAN DO.

Reporter: TRESER

FORGAVE HER PARENTS AND

RECONCILED WITH BOTH OF

THEM.

SHE IS NOW VERY HAPPILY

MARRIED TO WILLIE, AND

REACHING OUT TO OTHERS

WITH THE TRUTH SHE HAS

FOUND.

MY PURPOSE TODAY IS TO

HELP PEOPLE CHANGE THEIR

LIVES.

TO HELP THEM TO GROW IN

CHRIST.

TO HELP THEM TO KNOW HIM.

BECAUSE ON THE INSIDE I

HAVE JOY, I HAVE PEACE, I

HAVE HAPPINESS.

I WAS FREE.

Pat: YOU KNOW, WE

CALL SOME PEOPLE THE DRAGS

OF SOCIETY.

HAVE YOU HEARD THAT TERM?

WORTHLESS.

PROSTITUTES.

WE'VE GOT ALL KINDS OF

NAMES FOR PEOPLE.

BUT GOD ALMIGHTY LOOKS

DOWN AND SEES SOMETHING

SPECIAL IN EVERY HUMAN

BEING.

AND TRESER HAD THAT SPARK

IN HER THAT CAME FROM GOD.

WE ALL HAVE IT.

WE ALL HAVE IT.

GOD PUT IT THERE.

HE PUT IN US A YEARN FOR

HIM.

ING

FOR HIM.

HE PUT IN US A DESIRE TO

BE LIKE HIM.

HE PUT IN US A DESIRE TO

BE SOMETHING BETTER.

I DON'T CARE WHERE YOU GO

IN THE WORLD.

YOU FIND THAT IN PEOPLE.

YOU FIND THE DESIRE TO

CREATE.

THE DESIRE TO MAKE THINGS

BEAUTY.

THE DESIRE TO LOOK AFTER

THEIR CHILDREN.

ED GOD PUGOD PUT IT IN THE HEART OF

PEOPLE.

AND HE PUT IT IN YOUR

HEART, A DESIRE TO BE LIKE

HIM, AND TO BE BEAUTIFUL

AND TO BE CLEAN AND TO BE

FREE.

GOD DID IT BECAUSE GOD

ALMIGHTY LOVES HUMANITY.

HE LOVES PEOPLE.

HE LOVES YOU.

AND HE LOVES TRESER.

AND FORTUNATELY SHE FOUND

THAT LOVE, RETURNED TO

GOD, RETURNED THE LOVE

THAT SHE FELT FROM HIM.

AND NOW HER LIFE IS

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL.

AND YOU CAN HAVE SOMETHING

BEAUTIFUL IN YOUR LIFE,

TOO.

GOD ALMIGHTY LOVES YOU.

YOU WERE DESTINED TO BE

HIS CHILD.

THAT'S YOUR DESTINY.

YOU WANT TO ACCEPT THE

DESTINY.

PRAY WITH ME RIGHT NOW.

RIGHT NOW, DO IT.

PRAY WITH ME.

LORD JESUS, I RECEIVE YOU

NOW AS MY SAVIOR, AND I

ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MY

DESTINY IS TO BE IN MY

FATHER'S HOUSE.

AND, FATHER GOD, I COME TO

YOU AND I PLEAD THE BLOOD

OF JESUS OVER EVERY SIN

THAT I'VE COMMITTED.

AND I THANK YOU THAT

YOU'VE FORGIVEN ME AND

THAT YOU'VE ACCEPTED ME.

THANK YOU, LORD.

IN JESUS' NAME, THANK YOU.

NOW, IF YOU PRAYED WITH

ME, YOU SAY, WHAT DO I DO

NEXT?

AND I'M PLEASED TO SAY WE

DON'T WANT TO JUST LEAVE

YOU THERE.

I'VE GOT SOMETHING CALLED

"A NA NEW DAY."

IT IS A C.D. IN HERE.

AND THE BOOKLET TELLS YOU

WHAT YOU DO NEXT.

ALL OF THE PROMISES OF GOD

AND THE WONDERFUL THINGS

THAT ARE THERE FOR YOU.

THIS IS AVAILABLE, AND

I'LL GIVE IT TO YOU FREE.

I WANT YOU TO GO TO YOUR

PHONES AND SAY, LISTEN, I

PRAYED WITH PAT, PRAYED

WITH THAT GUY ON TV, AND

I'VE GIVEN MY HEART TO THE

LORD, AND I AM PART OF THE

FAMILY OFED GOD.

OF GOD.

AND THE BIBLE SAYS THE

ANGELS OF GOD ARE

REJOICING OVER ONE SINNER

WHO REPENTS.

AS ONE MINISTER SAID A FEW

YEARS AGO, ALL HEAVEN IS

IN AN UP ROAR BECAUSE OF

THE DECISION YOU JUST

MADE.

I'D LIKE YOU TO CALL.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO CALL,

BUT IF YOU'D LIKE TO CALL,

I'LL GIVE YOU THIS LITTLE

BOOKLET FREE.

NO CHARGE AT ALL.

JUST CALL AND SAY, I JUST

PRAYED, AND I'VE GIVEN MY

HEART TO JESUS AND HE

LIVES IN ME.

1-800-700-7000.

IT'S EASY TO REMEMBER:

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY?

Terry: STILL AHEAD, A

SIMPLE WORD THAT CAN

REVITALIZE YOUR MARRIAGE.

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR GARY

THOMAS EXPLAINS WHEN WE

COME BACK.

AND WELCOME BACK TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

A TOUGH NEW ANTI-SANCTUARY

CITIES LAW IN TEXAS LED TO

A MASSIVE PROTEST IN THE

STATE CAPITAL BUILDING.

IT LED TO A SCUFFLE ON THE

TEXAS HOUSE FLOOR BETWEEN

DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS.

THE LAW THREATENS TO PUT

IN JAIL OR REMOVE LAW

ENFORCEMENT LEADERS FROM

OFFICE IF THEY PROVIDE

SOME PROTECTIONS TO

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

THEY WERE SAYING STUFF

TO ME, AND I WAS SAYING

STUFF TO THEM.

BOTH OF THEM DESIGNED TO

INCITE EACH OTHER.

BOTH SIDES WERE EMOTIONAL.

PROTESTORS IN TEXAS ARE

PROMISING LEGAL ACTION

AGAINST THE LAW.

THE TEXAS LAW RESEMBLES A

2010 ARIZONA LAW THAT

ALLOWS POLICE TO ASK ABOUT

A PERSON'S IMMIGRATION

STATUS, EVEN DURING

ROUTINE STOPS, LIKE

TRAFFIC STOPS.

> PRESIDENT TRUMP

HONORED FALLEN SOLDIERS

AND THEIR FAMILIES DURING

A MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE

AT ARLINGTON CEMETERY ON

MONDAY.

THE PRESIDENT TOLD STORIES

OF THE HER HEROISM OF MILITARY

MEMBERS.

HE SINGLED OUT FOR SPECIAL

MENTION HIS HOMELAND

SECURITY SECRETARY JOHN

KELLEY, A FOUR-STAR

GENERAL WHO'S SON, ROBERT

M.KELLY, I WAS KILLED IN

NOVEMBER 2010, WHEN HE

STEPPED ON A LANDMINE

WHILE ON PATROL IN

SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN.

President Trump: HE

UNDERSTANDS MORE THAN

THOSE EVER COULD THE

WOUNDS AND BURDENS OF WAR.

NOT ONLY DID HE PROUDLY

SERVE IN THE MILITARY FOR

FOUR YEARS, BUT HE AND HIS

INCREDIBLE WIFE KAREN HAVE

BORNE THE SINGLE MOST

DIFFICULT HARDSHIP OF THEM

ALL: THE LOSS OF THEIR

SON, ROBERT, IN SERVICE TO

OUR COUNTRY.

AND THE PRESIDENT

TALKED WITH FAMILIES,

INCLUDING BRITTANY JACOBS

AND HER 6-YEAR-OLD SON,

CHRISTIAN, WHO DRESSED

LIKE A MARINE.

HIS FATHER, MARINE

SERGEANT CHRISTOPHER

JACOBS DIED DURING A

TRAINING ACCIDENT IN

CALIFORNIA IN 2011.

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PAT AND TERRY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF "THE 700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Terry: WELL, IF YOU

HAD TO DESCRIBE YOUR

MARRIAGE IN ONE WORD RIGHT

NOW, WHAT WORD WOULD IT

BE?

LOVE, PERHAPS?

AUTHOR GARY THOMAS SAYS

THERE IS A DIFFERENT WORD,

A MINDSET, REALLY, AND IF

IT IS PUT INTO PRACTICE,

IT CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING

IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP.

Reporter:

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR GARY

THOMAS HAS BEEN HELPING

THOUSANDS OF COUPLES TURN

THEIR RELATIONSHIPS

AROUND.

HE SAYS THERE IS ONE WORD

THAT CAN RADICALLY DO

THAT.

CHERISH IS SORT OF THE

SPICE.

YOU CAN LOVE WITHOUT

CHERISHING, BUT YOU CAN'T

CHERISH WITHOUT LOVING.

LOVE IS IMPORTANT, BUT I

WANT TO GO TO THAT NEXT

LEVEL.

Reporter: IN HIS BOOK

"CHERISH," GARY CHALLENGES

US TO LOVE WELL, AND SHOWS

US HOW TO TREASURE OUR

SPOUSE LIKE NEVER BEFORE.

Terry: GARY THOMAS IS

WITH US NOW.

WE WELCOME YOU TO "THE 700

CLUB."

THANK YOU FOR HAVING

ME, TERRY.

Terry: MOST OF US USE

THAT WORD, IF WE USE

TRADITIONAL VOWS WHEN WE

MARRY, AND WE SAY, "TO

LOVE AND TO CHERISH."

AND WE DON'T REALLY THINK

ABOUT IT TOO MUCH.

WE THINK THEY MEAN THE

SAME THING, BUT IN FACT

THEY'RE DIFFERENT.

THEY REALLY ARE.

AND THE WORD IS HIDING IN

PLAIN SIGHT, I PROMISE TO

LOVE AND CHERISH.

AND EVEN DOING SEMINARS ON

IT, IT WAS ALWAYS ABOUT

LOVE, PERSEVERANCE,

COMMITMENT, HANGING IN

THERE.

I DO THINK THAT'S THE

FOUNDATION OF A

RELATIONSHIP.

IN ONE SENSE YOU CAN CALL

IT THE BREAD OF THE

RELATIONSHIP.

IT IS WHAT NOURISHES YOU.

BUT CHERISHING IS LIKE THE

JAM.

IT IS WHAT MAKES IT

DELIGHTFUL AND TASTY.

IF WE SETTLE FOR LOVE

WITHOUT CHERISH, WE END UP

HAVING MARRIAGES THAT SEEM

MORE LIKE THEY'RE BASED ON

DUTY THAN DELIGHT.

I DON'T THINK THAT IS THE

KIND OF RELATIONSHIP THAT

IS THE BEST WITNESS TO OUR

CHILDREN OR ONE THAT

HONORS GOD.

Terry: YOU SAID

SECONDS AGO, IT IS THE

WORD THAT HAS BEEN HIDDEN

IN PLAIN SIGHT.

YOU HAVE WRITTEN LOTS OF

BOOKS ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

AND MARRIAGE.

WHAT WAS IT IN YOUR OWN

MARRIAGE THAT NEEDED

CHANGE WHEN YOU DISCOVERED

CHERISH?

I THINK I WAS SO

FOCUSED ON MY

OBLIGATIONS -- I WANT TO

DO THE RIGHT THING.

I WANT TO BE A GOOD

HUSBAND.

BUT I BELIEVE GOD

CONVICTED ME SAYING, GARY,

I WANT YOUR WIFE, MY

DAUGHTER, TO BE ADORED.

I WANT HER TO KNOW SHE'S A

DELIGHT TO YOU.

SO I LEFT 1 CORINTHIANS 13

BEHIND FOR A LITTLE BIT,

AND STARTED CAMPING OUT IN

PSALM 6: 9.

"MY DOVE, MY PERFECT ONE

IS THE ONLY ONE."

SO FOR A SLICE OF TIME,

EVE WAS LITERALLY THE ONLY

WOMAN IN THE WORLD.

SHE DEFINED TO ADAM WAS WHAT A

WOMAN IS SUPPOSED TO BE.

I WANT IT TO BE MY WIFE

THAT WAY.

THAT I WOULD SEE MY WIFE

AS EVE, THE ONLY WOMAN IN

THE WORLD.

Terry: SO IS THAT THE

MINDSET YOU'RE TALKING

ABOUT?

WE CHANGE THE WAY WE SEE

OURSELVES.

ROMANS 12: 1: "BE

TRANSFORMED BY THE

RENEWING OF YOUR MIND."

SO FOR ME IT WAS FIRST THE

PROMISE.

I PROMISED TO LOVE AND

CHERISH -- IT IS NOT JUST

THIS GREAT IDEAL.

IF YOU WANT A SUPER

MARRIAGE, YOU'LL DO IT.

WE PROMISED TO DO IT.

THEN IT IS THE MINDSET,

LOOKING AT OUR HUSBAND OR

WIFE, AS ADAM AND EVE, THE

ONLY WOMAN IN THE WORLD,

SO WE'RE NOT COMPARING

THEM.

AND WHAT ENCOURAGED ME SO

MUCH, TERRY, WHEN GOD

CHALLENGED ME WITH THIS,

IT IS SOMETHING THAT CAN

BE LEARNED.

IT IS SOMETHING THAT CAN

BE CHOSEN.

INFATUATION IS SO PASSIVE.

I FELL IN LOVE.

SO IF YOU FALL OUT OF

LOVE, YOU CAN'T GET BACK.

BUT CHERISHING CAN BE

CHOSEN.

IT CAN BE PRACTICED.

IT CAN BE CULTIVATED.

Terry: SO IF ONE

WANTS TO DO THAT, HOW DO

YOU CHOOSE TO CULTIVATE

IT?

WHAT ARE THE

METHODOLOGIES?

WE HAVE TO FOLLOW

THROUGH ON THE PROMISE.

IT IS NOT NATURAL.

JAMES 3: 2, WE ALL STUMBLE

IN MANY WAYS.

WE'RE NOT CHERISHING

PERFECT PEOPLE.

NOBODY GETS TO MARRY THE

FOURTH MEMBER OF THE

TRINITY.

THAT PERSON DOESN'T EXIST.

HOW DO YOU CHERISH

SOMEBODY WHO STUMBLES IN

MANY WAYS?

ONE OF THE WAYS IS YOU

SHOWCASE THEM TO OTHERS.

IF YOU CHERISH

SOMETHING -- LIKE A NEWLY

ENGAGED WOMAN WITH HER

ENGAGEMENT RING.

SHE WANTS EVERYONE TO SEE

IT.

GUYS WILL GET THIS, IF YOU

CHERISH A CAR, AND THEY

POLISH IT AND SHOW IT OFF.

HOW DO YOU SHOW OFF YOUR

SPOUSE?

ONE OF THE ANALOGIES I

CAME ACROSS FROM THE

BALLET COMMUNITY.

HE SAID, THE BALLET IS

WOMAN.

AND THE NOTION WAS THAT

PEOPLE GO TO THE BALLET TO

SEE THE BALLERINA.

AND SO THE BEST MALE

DANCERS UNDERSTAND THEIR

JOB ISN'T TO SHOW THEIR

MUSCLES OR THEIR MOVES.

IT IS TO SHOWCASE THE

BALLERINA.

THEY'RE TURNING HER AND

TWISTING HER SO EVERYBODY

CAN SEE HER BEAUTY.

THE MALE DANCERS TAKE

DELIGHT BECAUSE SHE CAN BE

MORE BECAUSE I'M BEHIND

HER.

IT IS LOOKING AT MARRIAGE

THAT WAY, THAT I WANT

OTHERS TO CELEBRATE HER.

I DID THAT WITH MY WIFE BY

SHOWCASING HER TO MYSELF.

IN 2016, I HAD A DAILY

JOURNAL WHERE EVERY DAY I

WROTE DOWN SOMETHING SHE

HAD DONE THAT DAY THAT I

WAS GRATEFUL FOR, OR I

JUST APPRECIATED ABOUT

HER.

WHEN YOU GET TO SEPTEMBER

AND YOU'VE WRITTEN 200

THINGS -- IT IS HARD TO

ASK GOD TO CHANGE YOUR

SPOUSE WHEN YOU'VE HAD

HUNDREDS OF THINGS YOU

HAVE CELEBRATED.

WE WERE WITH A COUPLE ONE

TIME, AND I HAD COME UP

WITH AN IDEA TO GIVE TO

THE WIFE, AND SHE LOVED

IT.

AND SHE WAS GUSHING ON

LISA ABOUT IT.

AND SHE SAID, THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

IT WAS SO THOUGHTFUL.

I WALKED IN THE ROOM, AND

SHE SAID, THANK YOU, TOO,

GARY.

IT IS LIKE WE BOTH KNOW

YOU HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH

THIS GIFT.

15 YEARS AGO, WHEN I WAS

JUST FOCUSED ON LOVE, I

THINK I WOULD HAVE SAID,

HEY, THAT GIFT WAS MY IDEA

AND I PAID FOR IT.

THIS TIME, TERRY, I SAID,

WHAT GIFT?

BECAUSE I LOVE TO SEE

PEOPLE EXALTING MY WIFE.

BECAUSE WHEN YOU ADORE

SOMEONE, WHEN YOU CHERISH

SOMEONE, YOU WANT TO SEE

OTHERS CELEBRATE THEM.

I REALIZED HOW MY OWN

HEART THAT CHANGED BY

SHOWCASING MY WIFE TO

MYSELF AND THEN TO OTHERS.

Terry: THERE IS POWER

IN OUR WORDS, EVEN WHAT WE

SPEAK TO OURSELVES.

MAYBE THAT'S THE BEGINNING

OF IT ALL.

YOU SAID YOU STARTED

CHERISHING HER IN YOUR

HEART AND MIND.

IT IS GREAT THAT YOU GO

WITH WORDS BECAUSE EVERY

CONVERSATION LEADS US

TOWARDS CHERISH OR WE

START TO DESCEND TOWARDS

DESCENT.

AM I GOING TO NOURISH MY

WIFE WITH THESE WORDS, OR

WITH MY APATHY AM I GOING

TO IGNORE HER?

IT IS ALL ABOUT, LIKE,

CATCHING BITS.

IF SHE IS INTERESTED IN

SOMETHING, AND I CHERISH

HER, I SHOULD CHERISH WHAT

SHE IS SAYING.

NOT BECAUSE I'M INTERESTED

IN WHAT SHE IS SAYING, BUT

IF I'M INTERESTED IN WHO

IS SAYING IT, THAT'S HOW I

SHOW HER I CHERISH HER.

Terry: YOU TALK ABOUT

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

CHERISH AND CONTEMPT.

WE'RE REALLY DOING ONE OR

THE OTHER, AREN'T WE?

I BELIEVE WE.

THEY SAY FAMILIARITY

BREEDS CONTEMPT.

IT SHOULD SCARE EVERY

MARRIED PERSON BECAUSE

NOTHING IS MORE FAMILIAR

THAN MARRIAGE.

THAT'S WHY I DON'T SEE

CHERISHING AS THIS EXTRA

CREDIT ADD-ON.

FOR ME IT IS ESSENTIAL.

WE'VE ALL SEEN MARRIAGES

WHERE THEY STARTED OUT

DELIGHTING IN EACH OTHER

AND THEY ADORE EACH OTHER,

AND THEN THEY CAN'T STAND

TO BE IN THE SAME ROOM.

I SHARE THE STORY OF A

WIFE WHO IS UPSET BECAUSE

I CALLED HER HUSBAND A

CHEF.

AND SHE SAYS, NO, HE IS A

COOK.

AND YOU'RE JUST, LIKE, I

KNEW THEM ON THEIR WEDDING

DAY.

WHERE DOES THAT CONTEMPT

COME FROM?

THE DAILY FA FAMILIARITIES IS

KIND OF WHERE ARE WE GO.

Terry: SO BUILD UP

AND CHERISH.

THAT'S THE NAME OF THE

BASKETBALLBOOK, "CHERISH," AND IT IS

AVAILABLE IN STORES

NATIONWIDE.

THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE.

THANK YOU SO MUCH,

TERRY.

Terry: COMING UP,

TIME TO "BRING IT ON" WITH

YOUR QUESTIONS.

TINA ASKS: "CAN A

NARCISSISTIC PERSON EVER

CHANGE?

I'VE BEEN MARRIED TO ONE

FOR 19 YEARS."

PAT IS GOING TO WEIGH IN

ON THAT AND MORE WHEN WE

COME BACK.

*

Terry: TIME TO "BRING

IT ON" WITH YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

PAT, THIS FIRST QUESTION

COMES FROM TINA WHO SAYS,

"CAN A NARCISSISTIC PERSON

EVER CHANGE?

I'VE BEEN MARRIED TO ONE

FOR 19 YEARS.

HE NEVER OWNS UP TO HIS

BAD BEHAVIOR, ONLY COVERS

UP THINGS.

I'VE HAD ENOUGH, BUT

DIVORCE DOESN'T SEEM TO BE

AN OPTION BECAUSE HE

REFUSES TO LEAVE.

WHAT CAN I DO?"

Pat: YOU MIGHT TALK

TO HIS MOTHER AND SEE WHAT

SHE DID WITH HIM.

YOU KNOW, THE

NARCISSISTIC -- THE WHOLE

IDEA IS HE IS ABSORBED

WITH HIMSELF.

HE LOVES HIMSELF.

LIKE THE MAN WHO LOOKED IN

THE REFLECTING WATER AND

FELL IN LOVE WITH THE

IMAGE THERE.

NARCISSISTS ARE SO TOTALLY

SELF-ABSORBED.

BUT HOW DID THEY GET THAT

WAY?

AS I SAY, I WOULD TALK TO

HIS MOTHER.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU DO.

YOU MARRIED HIM.

I DIDN'T.

THE PRESIDENT TALKS ABOUT

EXTREME VETTING -- YOU

OUGHT TO DO EXTREME

VETTING BEFORE YOU GET

MARRIED TO SOMEBODY.

Terry: MAYBE SOME

COUNSELLING --

Pat: HOW ARE YOU

GOING TO COUNSEL SOMEBODY

WHO IS INGRAINED IN

SELF-LOVE.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU CAN

DO.

THE ONLY THING THAT WOULD

CHANGE THAT WOULD BE A

SERIOUS ACCIDENT OR SOME

TRAGEDY THAT MIGHT WAKE

HIM UP TO WHO HE IS.

I DON'T KNOW.

A REVELATION FROM GOD.

BUT YOU SAY HE WON'T

LEAVE.

WELL, YOU GET A DIVORCE

AND HE WILL BE FORCED TO

LEAVE.

MAYBE A SEPARATION.

YOU KNOW, I JUST DON'T

THINK WE HAVE TO LIVE IN

INTOLERABLE SITUATIONS

OVER AND OVER AGAIN.

YOU CERTAINLY CAN GET A

SEPARATION, AND MAYBE THAT

WOULD SHAPE HIM UP.

I DOUBT IT.

PEOPLE ARE -- HE'S HAD ALL

THOSE YEARS TO FALL IN

LOVE WITH HIMSELF.

AND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO

SHAKE IT OUT OF HIM ANY

TIME SOON.

Terry: OKAY.

THIS IS CAITLIN WHO SAYS,

"I AM THE ONLY CHRISTIAN

IN A LIBERAL BUDDHIST

FAMILY.

THEY'VE ALWAYS BEEN

ASHAMED OF ME FOR MY FAITH

AND CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL

BELIEFS.

I'VE ALWAYS BEEN KIND AND

PATIENT AND SUPPORTIVE OF

THEM THROUGH LIVE'S

CRISIS, JUST HOPING BEING

A GOOD PERSON WILL BE A

REFLECTION OF JESUS SINCE

THEY WON'T LET ME TALK

ABOUT MY FAITH.

THEY TREAT ME TERRIBLY.

ALSO, I HAVE A HARD LIFE.

MY HUSBAND IS SEVERELY

DISABLED AND I CARE FOR

HIM FULL-TIME.

THE RELATIONSHIP WITH MY

FAMILY BRINGS EXTRA,

UNNEEDED STRESS.

IS IT WRONG FOR ME TO CUT

TIES WITH MY FAMILY?

MY HUSBAND HATES THE WAY

THEY TREAT ME."

Pat: LISTEN, I THINK

THAT'S WHAT HAS GOT TO BE

DONE.

WHEN MY MOTHER AND FATHER

CAST ME OUT, THE BIBLE

SAYS, THE LORD WILL PICK

ME UP.

I THINK YOU HAVE TO RELY

ON O HIM.

BUT, LISTEN, THE BIBLE

SAYS, FOR THIS CAUSE A MAN

SHALL LEAVE HIS MOTHER AND

FATHER AND CLEAVE TO HIS

WIFE.

A NEW FAMILY IS FORMED.

THE OLD ONE IS OVER.

AND THIS IS NEW.

YOU STILL HONOR YOUR

MOTHER AND FATHER, BUT AT

THE SAME TIME, YOU'VE GOT

TO GET ON WITH YOUR LIFE

WITH YOUR HUSBAND.

IF YOUR HUSBAND IS WITH

YOU, BY ALL MEANS -- IF

THESE PEOPLE ARE BEATING

YOU UP, WHY ENDURE IT?

YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO THAT.

Terry: KAY SAYS,

"WITH ALL OF THE VIOLENCE

IN THE WORLD TODAY AND THE

FEAR OF BEING ATTACKED,

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF

CHRISTIANS CARRYING GUNS?

IS IT OKAY TO PROTECT

YOURSELF.

OR WOULD KILLING IN THE

NAME OF SELF-DEFENSE BE

CONSIDERED A SIN?

DOES THE TERM "TURNING THE

OTHER CHEEK" APPLY HERE?"

Pat: BROTHER, DON'T

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT IF

YOUR TIME HAS COME, YOU

SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR IT

AND RELY ON THE LORD.

AND HE SAID, BUT WHAT IF I

MEET AN INDIAN WHO'S TIME

HAS COME?

IT IS ONE OF THOSE THINGS.

I DON'T KNOW.

I'VE GOT NO -- THEY HAVE

FOUND, AND I KNOW THIS MAY

UPSET PEOPLE, THAT IN

COMMUNITIES WHERE THE

CITIZENS ARE ALLOWED TO

HAVE GUNS, THE INCIDENTS

OF VIOLENT CRIME GOES DOWN

BECAUSE THE PERPETRATORS

KNOW THEY CAN'T HAVE A

FREE PASS AND BEAT UP ON

SOME UNARMED PERSON.

SO I DON'T THINK THERE IS

ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT.

BUT AT THE SAME TIME, TO

TAKE AN INNOCENT LIFE --

BUT IN SELF-DEFENSE, I DO

BELIEVE THERE IS AN

EXCEPTION FOR THAT.

AND THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE

TALKING ABOUT.

Terry: THAT'S WHAT

OUR POLICE OFFICERS DO

EVERY DAY, IF THEY NEED

TO.

Pat: OF COURSE THEY

DO.

> THAT'S ALL OF THE TIME

WE'VE GOT.

THESE ARE TOUGH

QUESTIONS -- I MEAN TOUGH

QUESTIONS.

> WE LEAVE YOU WITH

TODAY'S POWER MINUTE FROM

JEREMIAH 33: 3: "CALL UNTO

ME AND I WILL ANSWER YOU

AND SHOW YOU GREAT AND

MIGHTY THINGS WHICH YOU DO

NOT KNOW."

> TOMORROW, LIVE LONG

AND LIVE STRONG.

MICHAEL ROYCE WILL BE WITH

US.

FOR TERRY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

BEING WITH US.

WE'LL SEE YOU FOR AN

EXCITING THING ABOUT HOW

TO LIVE LONGER TOMORROW.

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