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The 700 Club - July 14, 2017

He’s a pastor and a prophet who walks down Hollywood’s red carpet. Plus, after a heart attack called “the widow maker,” a wife begins a fight for her husband’s life. Read Transcript


Gordon: COMING UP, HE

IS A PASTOR AND A PROPHET.

YOU CAN'T HEAR GOD'S

HEART WITHOUT HAVING

COMPASSION.

Gordon: HE WALKS DOWN

HOLLYWOOD'S RED CARPET.

> AND THEN...

I JUST WATCHED MY

HUSBAND DIE.

Gordon: ...AFTER A

HEART ATTACK CALLED THE

WIDOW-MAKER, HER HUSBAND

FLATLINED, AND SHE STARTED

A FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE.

I DEMAND THAT YOU HEAR

MY PRAYERS.

Gordon: ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

*

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB."

SENATE REPUBLICANS ARE

TAKING YET ANOTHER SHOT AT

REPEALING AND REPLACING

OBAMACARE.

THEY CAN COME U HAVE COME UP WITH YET

ANOTHER NEW HEALTH CARE

PLAN, AND THEY EXPECT TO

VOTE ON IT AS SOON AS NEXT

WEEK.

Terry: PRESIDENT

TRUMP SAYS HE IS WAITING

WITH PEN IN HAND TO SIGN A

NEW BILL, BUT FIRST THE

SENATE HAS TO PASS IT AND

THAT WON'T BE EASY.

Reporter: SOME KEY

REPUBLICANS REJECTED THE

ORIGINAL SENATE BILL,

MEANING IT WOULD NOT GAIN

APPROVAL WITHOUT

REVISIONS.

SO IT WAS BACK TO THE

DRAWING BOARD WITH A NEW

HEALTH CARE PLAN.

THE REVISED PLAN NOW

PROVIDES BILLIONS OF

DOLLARS IN GOVERNMENT

SUBSIDIES TO TACKLE THE

NATIONAL OPIOID EPIDEMIC.

CRITICS ARGUE OBAMACARE

FORCES SOME PEOPLE TO PAY

FOR SERVICES THEY DON'T

NEED, LIKE PREGNANCY

EXPENSES FOR SENIOR

CITIZENS, OR GEREATRIC

CARE FOR MILLENNIALS.

THAT CHANGE ALONE COULD

BRING DOWN COSTS FOR SOME

AMERICANS.

THE MEASURE WAS PUSHED BY

TEXAS SENATOR TED CRUZ.

SO WILL HE NOW SUPPORT THE

BILL?

YES.

Reporter: MITCHELL

McCONNELL NOW SAYS HE

EXPECTS A VOTE ON THE BILL

SOME TIME NEXT WEEK.

NOT ONE DEMOCRAT IS

EXPECTED TO CAST A VOTE

FOR IT.

THE MEAT OF THIS BILL

IS EXACTLY THE SAME AS IT

WAS BEFORE.

AND IN SOME WAYS THEY'VE

SOMEHOW MANAGE TO MAKE IT

EVEN WORSE.

Reporter: THE SUPPORT

OF MODERATE G.O.P.

SENATORS, LIKE SUSAN

COLLINS, WILL BE ESSENTIAL

IF THE REPUBLICANS ARE TO

GET THE VOTES NEEDED FOR

APPROVAL.

BUT SHE IS READY TO VOTE

AGAINST IT BECAUSE

MEDICAID SPENDING WON'T

GROW AS QUICKLY AS

PLANNED.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE

HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE IN

RURAL AMERICA AND SOME OF

OUR MOST VULNERABLE

CITIZENS.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

TRUMP IN HIS "700 CLUB"

INTERVIEW THIS WEEK WITH

PAT ROBERTSON, MADE IT

CLEAR HE'LL BE UPSET IF

REPUBLICANS DON'T ACT TO

REPEAL AND REPLACE

OBAMACARE.

President Trump: IT

HAS TO GET PASSED.

THEY HAVE TO GET TOGETHER

AND GET IT DONE.

Pat: WHAT WILL HAPPEN

IF THEY DON'T?

President Trump: I

DON'T EVEN WANT TO TALK

ABOUT IT.

I THINK IT WOULD BE VERY

BAD.

I WILL BE VERY ANGRY ABOUT

IT.

AND A LOT OF PEOPLE WILL

BE VERY UPSET.

I'M SITTING, WAITING FOR

THAT BILL TO COME TO MY

DESK.

I HOPE THEY DO IT.

THEY'VE BEEN PROMISING IT

EVER SINCE OBAMACARE,

WHICH HAS FAILED.

Reporter: EVEN

VICE-PRESIDENT PENCE

WEIGHED IN, PRESSING

SENATE REPUBLICANS TO MEET

UP TO THEIR CAMPAIGN

COMMITMENTS.

WE URGE EVERY MEMBER OF

THE UNITED STATES SENATE

TO ROLL THEIR SLEEVES UP

AND GET THIS BILL TO THE

PRESIDENT'S DESK AND GET

IT THERE SOON.

Reporter: GARY LANE,

CBN NEWS.

Gordon: LET'S HOPE

THEY CAN GET TOGETHER AND

ACTUALLY GET SOMETHING

PASSED.

THIS HAS BEEN ON AND OFF

FOR TOO LONG, AND THE

PRESIDENT'S PEN IS READY.

IN OTHER NEWS, ANOTHER

DEADLY TERRORIST ATTACK IN

JERUSALEM TODAY LED TO A

SHOWDOWN AT THE TEMPLE

MOUNT.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM OUR CBN NEWS BUREAU

IN WASHINGTON.

John: THAT'S RIGHT,

GORDON.

THREE ISRAELI ARABS

MURDERED TWO POLICEMEN,

THAT DURING AN ATTACK IN

JERUSALEM'S OLD CITY.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE TWO

MURDERED POLICE OFFICERS

WERE BOTH ARAB, AND THE

THREE TERRORISTS CAME FROM

AN ARAB TOWN IN NORTHERN

ISRAEL.

TWO OF THEM POSED FOR A

SELFIE BEFORE THE ATTACK.

ISRAEL'S PRESIDENT SAID

ARAB LEADERSHIP INSIDE AND

OUTSIDE ISRAEL SHOULD TAKE

A CLEAR POSITION AGAINST

THIS CRIMINAL ATTACK.

> WHEN PALESTINIAN

TERRORISTS ATTACK OR KILL

ISRAELIS, THEY AND THEIR

FAMILIES CAN RECEIVE WHAT

ARE CALLED MARTYR

PAYMENTS.

THIS WEEK THE SENATE TOOK

ONE STEP CLOSER TO PASSING

LEGISLATION THAT DEFUNDS

THE PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT

UNTIL THOSE PAYMENTS STOP.

ABIGAIL ROBERTSON BRINGS

US THAT STORY.

Reporter: IT'S BAD

ENOUGH FOR A PARENT TO

HEAR ABOUT THE DEATH OF A

CHILD.

IT IS EVEN WORSE TO LEARN

THE PERSON WHO KILLED HIM

WAS PRAISED AND REWARDED

BY A GOVERNMENT LARGELY

FUNDED BY U.S. TAXPAYER

DOLLARS.

THAT HAPPENED TO THE

PARENTS OF AMERICAN

STUDENT TAYLOR FORCE, WHEN

A 21-YEAR-OLD PALESTINIAN

MAN MURDERED TAYLOR WHILE

HE WAS VISITING ISRAEL.

NO SOCIETY SHOULD

REWARD THEIR CHILDREN FOR

BEING TERRORISTS.

Reporter: U.S.

SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM

HOPES TO PRESSURE THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY TO

STOP THEIR MARTYR PAYMENT

POLICY BY PROPOSING A BILL

THAT WOULD CUT THE ALMOST

$400 MILLION IN U.S.

FUNDING TO THE GROUP.

WE HAVE A DUTY TO

DEFEND OUR CITIZENS.

AND NOT EMPOWER PEOPLE WHO

WILL KILL THEM.

Reporter: GRAHAM

THINKS THERE IS NO HOPE

FOR A TWO-STATE SOLUTION

IN THE MIDDLE EAST IF THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

CONTINUES TO REWARD PEOPLE

FOR BEING TERRORISTS.

ACCORDING TO THE JERUSALEM

POST, THE P.A. ARGUES THE

BONUSES ONLY BENEFIT

LEGITIMATE COMBATANTS, BUT

THE ISRAELI AND U.S.

GOVERNMENTS SAY THIS IS IM

POIMMORAL.

THE BOSS SAID THE

FEDERAFOLLOWING: I WILL LEAVE

OFFICE BEFORE I STOP

MARTYR PAYMENTS AND STOP

PAYING PRISONERS.

HOW DO YOU DO PEACE WITH A

GOVERNMENT WHO WILL PAY

CHILDREN FOR KILLING OTHER

PEOPLE'S CHILDREN.

Reporter: THEY WORRY

ABOUT UNINTENDED

CONSEQUENCES TO ISRAEL'S

SECURITY IF ALL FUNDING IS

CUT OFF.

MANY WANT TO SEE CHANGES

ADDED TO ENSURE

HUMANITARIAN AID IS NOT

AFFECTED AND THAT THIS

WOULD NOT LEAD TO THE

COLLAPSE OF THE P.A.

WE'RE GOING TO KEEP

THAT AID FLOWING WITH ONE

CONDITION: THE SECRETARY

OF STATE HAS TO CERTIFY

THAT THE PALESTINIAN

GOVERNMENT IS CHANGING

THEIR BEHAVIOR.

Reporter: GRAHAM SAYS

HE IS CONFIDENT THAT AFTER

REVISIONS ARE MADE TO THE

BILL, THE SENATE WILL SEE

A VOTE ON IT THIS YEAR

WITH OVERWHELMING SUPPORT.

REPORTING FROM CAPITOL

HILL, ABIGAIL ROBERTSON,

CBN NEWS.

John: THANKS,

ABIGAIL.

GORDON, THIS REPRESENTS A

MAJOR POLICY CHANGE.

Gordon: IT DOES AND

DOESN'T ALL AT THE SAME

TIME.

THE DRAFT OF THE BILL HAS

AN OUT THAT IF THE

SECRETARY OF STATE CAN

CERTIFY HE IS SEEING

PROGRESS WITH THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY ON

THE ISSUE, THEN THE

FUNDING CONTINUES.

BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT

HASN'T COME UP NEW.

THIS HAS BEEN THERE FOR

SOME TIME.

YOU GO TO RAMALLAH, AND

YOU CAN FIND A SQUARE IN

THE CENTER OF THE TOWN,

AND THIS IS THE CAPITAL OF

THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY -- YOU GO TO

RAMALLAH, AND IN THE

CENTER THERE IS A TOWN

SQUARE NAMED AFTER THE

REFRIGERATOR BOMBER.

AND HERE IS A GUY, HIS

CLAIM TO FAME IS HE PACKED

A REFRIGERATOR FULL OF

EXPLOSIVES AND THEN

DRAGGED TO ZION SQUARE IN

THE MIDDLE OF JERUSALEM

AND BLEW IT UP AND KILLED

INNOCENT PEOPLE.

NOW, IF YOU WANT TO SAY HE

IS SOME KIND OF COMBATANT,

THAT HE IS SOME KIND OF

HERO, I'M NOT GOING TO GO

ALONE WITH THAT.

BUT THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY DID, AND THEY'VE

DONE THIS FOR DECADES.

IT'S NOTHING NEW.

AND TO SAY THAT SOMEHOW

THERE IS A NEW EFFORT

HERE -- THE SENATE TOOK IT

UP ABOUT A DECADE AGO.

AND IN THAT, THE SAME

ARGUMENTS, THAT IF WE PULL

OUT OUR FUNDING, THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY WILL

COLLAPSE.

THERE WILL BE CHAOS THERE.

WHAT ABOUT THE

HUMANITARIAN NEEDS OF THE

PEOPLE?

BUT UNTIL WE ADDRESS THE

FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM, THIS

IS VIOLENT ANTI-SEMITISM

AT ITS WORST.

THEY ARE PAYING PEOPLE TO

KILL JEWS.

AND WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND

IT AND NAME IT FOR WHAT IT

IS.

AND IT'S BEEN GOING ON FOR

DECADES.

IT'S NOT NEW.

AND YOUR TAX DOLLARS ARE

GOING TO THE FAMILIES OF

THESE TERRORISTS IN ORDER

TO PAY THEM A MONTHLY FEE.

AND THE TERRORISTS KNOW

THAT BEFORE THEY MAKE THE

ATTACKS.

THEY KNOW THEIR FAMILIES

ARE GOING TO BE PROVIDED

FOR.

AND IT'S AMAZING TO ME

THAT THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

HASN'T AWAKENED TO THIS

EARLIER, AND HASN'T PUT A

STOP TO IT EARLIER.

AND IF IT MEANS THE

COLLAPSE OF THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY,

THEN SO BE IT.

IF IT MEANS A HUMANITARIAN

CRISIS, THEN SO BE IT.

THE BASIS OF THIS ENTIRE

CRISIS IS VIOLENT

ANTI-SEMITISM ON THE PART

OF THE PALESTINIAN

AUTHORITY.

AND, AGAIN, IT'S NOT NEW.

IT GOES ALL THE WAY BACK

TO THE 1920s, THE

VARIOUS ARAB INCITEMENTS

AGAINST THE JEWS, THE

VARIOUS MASSACRES AGAINST

THE JEWS.

SINCE THE FOUNDING OF

ISRAEL, THE PALESTINIANS

HAVE BEEN BENT ON WIPING

ISRAEL OFF THE MAP.

AND THEIR GOAL IS NOT A

TWO-STATE SOLUTION.

THEIR GOAL IS THE

ELIMINATION OF ISRAEL.

WE ALL NEED TO UNDERSTAND

THIS HISTORY.

WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND IT

AND LET OUR ELECTED

REPRESENTATIVES KNOW IT IS

TIME TO STOP THE PAY FOR

SLAY PROGRAM IN THE

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY.

WE SHOULD NOT SUPPORT

TERRORISM.

AND WE NEED TO GET THIS

HISTORY.

NOW, I'VE GOT SOMETHING

FOR YOU THAT WILL GET YOU

INFORMED ON THIS.

IT'S CALLED "IN OUR HANDS:

THE BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM."

AND IT'S THE TRUE HISTORY

OF WHAT HAPPENED IN 1967.

AND WHEN YOU SEE IN

TODAY'S HEADLINES THERE IS

A TERROR ATTACK ON THE

TEMPLE MOUNT, WELL, THIS

IS THE SOURCE OF IT.

YOU SEE IN THE HEADLINES

TALK ABOUT EAST JERUSALEM,

THE WEST BANK.

THIS IS THE BATTLE.

THIS IS THE WAR, THAT

ISRAEL ACQUIRED THE WEST

BANK, ACQUIRED EAST

JERUSALEM.

YOU SEE THE TERRORISM THAT

HAPPENED BEFORE.

YOU SEE THE ETHNIC

CLEANSING THAT HAPPENED

BEFORE.

ALL UNDER JORDIAN RULE.

IT'S YOURS.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

US: 1-800-700-7000.

GET IT.

WHEN YOU KNOW THE HISTORY,

THEN YOU'LL UNDERSTAND

TODAY'S HEADLINES.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, THE

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PASTOR

WHO OPENS HIS DOORS TO THE

HOMELESS AND HOLLYWOOD'S

ELITE.

WHEN I CAME HERE, I

DIDN'T KNOW HOW TO BUILD A

STRUCTURE AROUND THAT, SO

WE BUILT A CHURCH.

Terry: MEET AUTHOR

AND TV HOST SHAWN BOLZ

WHEN WE RETURN.

Gordon: SHAWN BOLZ IS

AN AUTHOR, PRODUCER, AND

TV HOST WITH A PROPHETIC

GIFT.

AS EFREM GRAHAM REPORTS,

HE IS USING IT TO CONNECT

HOLLYWOOD TO HEAVEN.

IS THERE A JUSTIN AND

STEPHANIE?

YOU ALL KNOW JUSTIN AND

STEPHANIE?

Efrem: SHAWN BOLZ

BEGINS WITH JUST A FEW

WORDS --

I'VE SEEN JULY 15th

OVER YOU.

WHO IS THAT?

YOUR BIRTHDAY?

Efrem: WHAT FOLLOWS

IS A VERY SPECIFIC

MESSAGE.

HE HEARS FROM MESSAGE.

MELISSA, THERE IS A

FAMILY CALLING ON YOU.

AND I FEEL LIKE THEY ARE

SAYING HE GAVE ME YOUR

NAMES BECAUSE HE REALLY

WANTS YOU TO FEEL KNOWN.

Efrem: WHAT'S THE

IMPORTANCE OF PROPHECY IN

PEOPLE'S LIVES?

WHY DO YOU SEEK TO DO THAT

AND DESIRE TO DO THAT AND

HAVE GOD USE YOU THAT WAY.

I THINK WE HAVE THIS

OMNI PRESENT GOD, AND HE

IS THE ONLY GOD WHO WILL

HAVE RELATIONSHIP AND BE

PRESENT AND CONNECT WITH

US IN THE HERE AND NOW.

AND PROPHECY CAUSES US TO

KNOW THAT THE GOD OF ALL

UNIVERSITY IS LOOKING AT 7

POINT WHATEVER BILLION

PEOPLE, AND STEPPING IN

AND SAYING, I VALUE YOU.

YOU REALLY ARE MINE.

I REALLY CARE ABOUT YOU.

Efrem: IN HERE IN

HOLLYWOOD, SHAWN WALKS RED

CARPETS AND PRAYS WITH

CELEBRITIES, LIKE MEL

GIBSON, SEAN ALEXANDER,

AND FILM AND TELEVISION

LEGEND, PAT BOONE.

AND HE IS ALSO A

BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, HOST

OF "DREAMS AND MYSTERY"

AND TRAVELS THE WORLD

SHARING PRACTICAL WISDOM

ABOUT HOW ANYONE CAN HEAR

THE VOICE OF GOD.

10 YEARS AGO, HE AND HIS

WIFE STARTED

"EXPRESSIONS,EXPRESSIONS."

WHILE THE LOS ANGELES

CHURCH IS OPEN TO ALL, IT

ATTRACTS TWO VERY

DIFFERENT GROUPS OF

PEOPLE, THE HOMELESS AND

HOLLYWOOD.

Efrem: THOSE WHO ARE

HOMELESS, WHY DO THOSE

PEOPLE STAND OUT AND TOUCH

YOUR HEART?

I THINK WHAT I LOVE

ABOUT HEARING GOD'S VOICE

IS THAT WHEN YOU HEAR

GOD'S VOICE, YOU CAN CLOSE

THE REALITY GOD BETWEEN

HEAVEN AND EARTH -- MEAN

THERE ARE THINGS GOD WANTS

TO DO.

AND HE TALKS ABOUT LOVING

THE POOR, LOVING THE

PEOPLE NO ONE ELSE SEES,

LOVING THE FOREIGNER.

THAT'S OUR CHRISTIAN

MANDATE TO DO.

BUT WHEN YOU HEAR GOD'S

VOICE, YOU CAN BRING A

RESTORATION THAT NO

NATURAL PROCESS CAN BRING,

OR A MOMENT IN TIME THAT

CAN LEAD THEM TO A

BREAKTHROUGH MOMENT TO

SAY, GOD IS WITH ME AND HE

LOVES ME.

IT CAN BE A REAL TURNING

POINT, EVEN IF IT STILL

TAKES A LIFETIME TO

OVERCOME.

FOR ME, I JUST -- YOU

CAN'T HEAR GOD'S HEART

WITHOUT HAVING COMPASSION.

Efrem: FROM THE LEAST

OF THESE TO HOLLYWOOD'S

RICH AND FAMOUS.

I HEARD, WHEN I FIRST

CAME HERE, SHAWN, I'M

HOMELESS IN HOLLYWOOD,

WOULD YOU BUILD ME A HOME?

Efrem: THAT CALL

CONTRADICTS THAT HOLLYWOOD

IS HEARTLESS.

I THINK THERE IS NOT

THE SAME MORAL COMPASS.

A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO COME

INTO A LEADERSHIP

INFLUENCE BECAUSE OF THEIR

TALENT AND GIFTING, WE

EXPECT THEM TO HAVE THE

MORAL INFLUENCE THEN AS

WELL.

THEY MAY NOT HAVE EVER HAD

A MORAL COMPASS IN THEIR

LIFE.

AND SO WE PUT THIS

EXPECTATION ON THEM, WHERE

WE SAY YOU BETTER BE OKAY

IN ALL OF THESE AREAS.

AND THEN WHEN THEY'RE NOT,

WE JUDGE THEM.

WE DID A SURVEY YEARS AGO,

AND WE SAID HOW MANY OF

YOU ARE WORKING IN THE

STUDIOS BECAUSE GOD SENT

YOU THERE.

AND 18,000 PEOPLE SAID

THEY WERE THERE BECAUSE

GOD SENT THEM THERE.

WE'RE INVOLVED WITH

SINGER-SONGWRITER AND

SONGWRITERS AND MANAGERS

AND AGENTS AND WRITERS,

AND THEY'RE ALSO INVOLVED

WITH THEIR FAITH, DOING

THINGS THAT ARE SO

PROFOUND.

AND YOU'VE GOT ONE PERSON

WHO IS AN ACADEMY-AWARD

WINNER AND THEY HAVE SEVEN

GIRLFRIENDS, AND WE JUDGE

ALL OF HOLLYWOOD BY THAT.

WE LOOK AT WHAT PEOPLE ARE

DOING, AND WE GO, OKAY,

THAT'S WHAT HOLLYWOOD IS

LIKE.

AND IT'S NOT TRUE.

Efrem: SHAWN'S NEW

HOME IS IN THE HEART OF

STUDIO CITY.

HE SHOWED ME AROUND THE

PLACE WHERE COUNTLESS

MOVIES HAVE BEEN SHOT.

INCLUDING SCENES FROM

"BATMAN" WITH MICHAEL

KEATON.

AND MARILYN MONROE ALSO

SPENT TIME ON THE

PROPERTY.

THESE DAYS THE ONLY

SNAPSHOTS ARE OF SHAWN,

HIS WIFE, AND THEIR TWO

YOUNG DAUGHTERS.

BUT IT IS HOME BASE AS HE

WORKS TO CONNECT HOLLYWOOD

AND HEAVEN.

THE AVERAGE PERSON ONLY

LASTS TWO YEARS IN

HOLLYWOOD, PURSUING THEIR

DREAM, AND THEN THEY GO

HOME.

IF THEY LAST MORE THAN TWO

YEARS, THERE IS SOME

BAGGAGE BECAUSE OF HOW

HARD IT IS.

WHEN WE CAME HERE, I

DIDN'T REALLY KNOW -- ALL

I KNEW WAS THE PEOPLE AND

LOVING THEM, BUT I DIDN'T

KNOW HOW TO BUILD A

STRUCTURE AROUND THAT, SO

WE BUILT A CHURCH.

THESE DAYS WE'RE MOSTLY

WORKING WITH PEOPLE TO

FIND THEIR EMPOWERMENT AND

WHO THEY REALLY ARE.

SO BEFORE MAYBE THEY COME

INTO THEIR FULLNESS, THEY

CAN HAVE A GREAT SENSE OF

SELF-CONNECTION AND GOD

CONNECTION SO THEY DON'T

MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES.

WE HAVE A LOT OF OLDER,

SEASONED PEOPLE HELPING TO

POUR INTO THAT.

IT IS A GREAT PROCESS TO

WATCH.

Efrem: EFREM GRAHAM,

CBN NEWS, CALIFORNIA.

Gordon: WE NEED TO

ENGAGE THE CULTURES IS THE

TAKE-AWAY FROM THIS.

LET'S GET INVOLVED,

INSTEAD OF SAYING LET'S

GIVE UP ON HOLLYWOOD.

THE CHRISTIANS ARE THERE

AND GOD IS THERE AND WE

CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

TERRY?

Terry: A WOMAN COMES

FACE TO FACE WITH JESUS

AFTER SLIPPING THROUGH THE

TELEVISION.

IT WAS, LIKE, ALL OF A

SUDDEN I'M IN THIS PURE

WHITE, AND IT'S

EVERYWHERE.

Terry: FIND OUT WHAT

HE TOLD HER.

THAT'S NEXT.

Gordon: VICTORIA SAYS

THAT FIRST SHE WAS

BETRAYED BY HER DAD, AND

YEARS LATER, BETRAYED BY

HER OWN HUSBAND.

SHE TRIED TO PARTY AWAY

HER PAIN UNTIL SHE MET

SOMEONE STANDING RIGHT

OVER HER SHOULDER.

I WAS BROUGHT UP TO

FEEL LIKE WE WERE NOT

IMPORTANT.

THE FAMILY WASN'T

IMPORTANT.

THE WIFE WASN'T IMPORTANT.

THE CHILDREN WERE NOT

IMPORTANT.

Reporter: VICTORIA'S

CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ARE OF

AN ALCOHOLIC FATHER WHO

NEGLECTED AND ABUSED HIS

EIGHT CHILDREN AND THEIR

MOTHER.

MY DAD WOULD TAKE HIS

PAYCHECK AND HE WOULD USE

IT FOR ALCOHOL, FOR HIS

HORSES, FOR HIS RACES.

THIS MADE ME FEEL ABOUT

MYSELF VERY SAD, VERY

HURT, VERY LONELY.

Reporter: THOUGH

YEARS SHAPED VICTORIA'S

VIEW OF FAMILY AND

HERSELF.

I WAS TOLD FOR SO MANY

YEARS BY MY DAD THAT I WAS

WORTHLESS, THAT I WAS NO

GOOD.

I THOUGHT I WAS STUPID.

I DID NOT LIKE MYSELF VERY

MUCH AT ALL.

Reporter: VICTORIA'S

PARENTS DIVORCED WHEN SHE

WAS 16, AND HER MOM AND

SIBLINGS MOVED TO

OCEANSIDE, CALIFORNIA.

THERE SHE FOUND A NEW

FAMILY: A GROUP OF

TEENAGERS INTO DRINKING

AND DRUGS.

DRUGS MADE ME LIKE

MYSELF.

HANGING OUT MADE ME LIKE

MYSELF.

I WAS TRYING TO ESCAPE

EVERYTHING THAT I HAD

KNOWN UP UNTIL THIS POINT,

WHO I WAS, WHAT I WAS.

I WAS TRYING TO ESCAPE ALL

THOSE SAD, BAD MEMORIES.

Reporter: LATER, IN

HER EARLY 20s, VICTORIA

MOVED IN WITH A MAN WHO

MADE HER FEEL SPECIAL.

SHE STOPPED PARTYING AND

HAD TWO DAUGHTERS.

IT WASN'T PERFECT, BUT IT

WAS SOMETHING.

THE LOVE I WAS LOOKING

FOR, I FIGURED I HAD FOUND

IT AND CREATED THIS FAMILY

AND CREATED THIS HOME.

Reporter: THAT IS

UNTIL SHE CAUGHT HIM WITH

ANOTHER WOMAN.

FIRST I WAS BETRAYED BY

MY DAD.

NOW I FELT BETRAYED BY

THIS MAN IN MY LIFE.

MY HEART HAD BEEN

SHATTEREDED INTO SHATTERED INTO A MILLION

PIECES.

I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH.

Reporter: VICTORIA

FELT SHE HAD ONE PLACE TO

GO.

BACK TO WHAT I KNEW.

AND THAT WAS LET'S GET RID

OF SOME PAIN, LET'S GET

RID OF THE HEART ATTACK,

LET'S GET RID OF

EVERYTHING THAT HAS GONE

WRONG.

Reporter: FOR THE

NEXT TWO YEARS, VICTORIA

PARTIED AND TRIED TO LEAVE

HER PAST BEHIND.

BUT SHE STILL FELT

UNFULFILLED.

GROWING UP, SHE HAD OFTEN

HEARD HER MOM PRAY.

STANDING IN MY BEDROOM

WINDOW AND IT WAS RAINING,

AND I JUST REMEMBERED THAT

AND STARTED CRYING.

AND I STARTED ASKING GOD

TO HELP ME.

Reporter: SHE CHANGED

HER LIFESTYLE, AND FOR THE

FIRST TIME IN HER LIFE SHE

WAS HAPPY.

SHE GREW CLOSER TO GOD,

BUT EVEN THAT RELATIONSHIP

FELT INCOMPLETE.

IT WAS A FEELING OF

SOMETHING'S MISSING.

IT'S NOT THERE.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS.

I CAN'T PUT MY FINGER ON

IT.

BUT IT'S A NEED THAT I'M

TRIVING FOR.

Reporter: VICTORIA

STARTED GOING TO CHURCH

AND LEARNING THAT WHAT SHE

HAD BEEN MISSING WAS A

RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

CHRIST.

THEN ONE NIGHT SHE

STUMBLED UPON "THE 700

CLUB."

GARGORDON ROBERTSON WAS

TALKING ABOUT JESUS AND

ASKED VIEWERS TO PRAY.

VICTORIA JOINED IN AND

ASKED CHRIST TO COME INTO

HER LIFE.

I GOT THIS VERY

TINGLING FEELING IN MY

FEET.

AND THEN IT CAME HIGHER

AND HIGHER.

AND IT GOT RIGHT HERE, TO

MY CHEST.

AND I SAID, OH, MY GOSH,

WHAT IS THIS?

WHAT'S GOING ON?

AND IT WENT UP AND WENT

UP.

AND AS SOON AS IT GOT TO

THE TOP OF MY HEAD,

EVERYTHING EXPLODED.

IT WAS JUST, LIKE, ALL OF

A SUDDEN I'M IN THIS

WHITE, PURE WHITE, LIGHT.

IT WAS EVERYWHERE.

Reporter: THERE WAS

STILL ONE THING LEFT TO

DO.

I HEARD THIS VOICE SAY

TO ME, CAN YOU FORGIVE?

AND I VERY SLOWLY TURNED

MY HEAD TO THE RIGHT AND I

LOOKED, AND NOT MORE THAN

TWO, THREE FEET FROM ME,

JESUS WAS STANDING THERE.

AND I WAS LOOKING AT HIM.

AND HE SAID, FOR THE

SECOND TIME, CAN YOU

FORGIVE.

I CAN FORGIVE.

AND RIGHT THEN IT'S LIKE

ROCKETS GOING THROUGH ME.

IT WAS, LIKE, ALL THESE

COLORS OF THE RAINBOW WERE

JUST EMBRACING ME AND

GOING THROUGH ME AND

SHOOTING THROUGH ME.

AND ALL THESE FEELINGS OF

JOY AND BEAUTY AND GRACE

AND LOVE.

Reporter: VICTORIA

WAS FINALLY FREE OF HER

PAST AND THE HATRED SHE

HAD CARRIED SO MANY YEARS.

I FOUND EVERYTHING I

WAS LOOKING FOR IN THAT

MOMENT.

HE WAS EVERYTHING I WAS

LOOKING FOR.

HE WAS EVERYTHING THAT WAS

MISSING.

Reporter: GOD

RESTORED VICTORIA'S

RELATIONSHIP WITH HER

FATHER AND THE FATHER OF

HER TWO DAUGHTERS.

OH, JESUS IS EVERYTHING

TO ME.

HE IS THE LOVE OF MY LIFE.

HE IS MY ROCK.

GIVE HIM A MUSTARD SEED OF

A CHANCE, AND HE WILL SHOW

YOU THINGS.

HE WILL TAKE YOU PLACES.

HE WILL TRANSFORM YOUR

LIFE LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER,

EVER KNOWN, LIKE YOU

WOULDN'T BELIEVE.

Gordon: IT IS A GREAT

ADVENTURE.

TO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP

WITH YOUR CREATOR.

TO UNDERSTAND THE

GREATNESS OF HIS POWER

TOWARDS US WHO BELIEVE.

AND VICTORIA SAYS IT

BEAUTIFULLY.

IF YOU JUST GIVE HIM A

MUSTARD SEED OF FAITH,

JUST A MUSTARD SEED, JUST

A LITTLE BIT, JUST GIVE

HIM A TRY.

THE BIBLE SAYS, TASTE AND

SEE THAT THE LORD IS GOOD.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TRY.

ALL HE IS LOOKING FOR IS

SOME INDICATION,

SOMETHING, THAT, YES, I

WANT YOU IN MY LIFE.

THERE IS A WONDERFUL

PRAYER.

JESUS, IF YOU'RE REAL,

COULD YOU SHOW ME?

AND IF YOU PRAY THAT WITH

ALL OF YOUR HEART, HE'LL

SHOW UP FOR YOU.

HE'LL MANIFEST HIMSELF.

THAT'S WHAT THE BIBLE

SAYS, HE'LL MANIFEST

HIMSELF TO YOU.

SO THAT YOU FAITH IS NOT

BASED ON WORDS, IT IS NOT

BASED ON SOMETHING YOU

READ IN A BOOK.

IT IS BASED ON THE POWER

OF A LIVING GOD.

NOW, IF YOU WANT THIS,

DON'T TURN AWAY.

TODAY IS THE DAY WHERE YOU

CAN MEET JESUS.

YOU CAN START THIS

WONDERFUL ADVENTURE.

AND THE MANIFESTATIONS CAN

HAPPEN.

AND YOU CAN UNDERSTAND

THAT GOD IS REAL.

IF YOU WANT THIS, BOW YOUR

HEAD WITH ME.

LET'S PRAY RIGHT NOW.

AND LET'S JUST BELIEVE,

AND GOD WILL DO ALL OF THE

REST.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU RIGHT

NOW.

JESUS, I COME.

AND FIRST I ASK THAT YOU

FORGIVE ME OF ALL THE

THINGS THAT I'VE DONE

WRONG.

AND, JESUS, I WANT TO

FORGIVE ANYONE WHO HAS

EVER HARMED ME.

I WANT TO BE FREE FROM ALL

OF THAT.

SO, JESUS, COME INTO MY

HEART.

MANIFEST YOURSELF IN MY

LIFE.

BE MY SAVIOR.

AND, JESUS, IF YOU'LL DO

THIS FOR ME, I WANT TO

FOLLOW YOU ALL THE DAYS OF

MY LIFE.

HEAR MY PRAYER, FOR I PRAY

IT IN JESUS' NAME.

FATHER, FOR THOSE WHO JUST

PRAYED, I ASK FOR A

MANIFESTATION OF YOUR

PRESENCE AND YOUR POWER,

THAT YOU WOULD JUST

ENVELOPE THEM IN YOUR

GRACE, YOUR MERCY, AND

YOUR LOVE.

LET THEM KNOW THAT RIGHT

NOW THEIR PRAYER HAS BEEN

HEARD AND HAS BEEN

ANSWERED BY YOU.

DO IT, LORD, FOR WE ASK IT

ALL IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME,

THERE IS ONE MORE THING I

WANT YOU TO DO.

IF YOU BELIEVE IN YOUR

HEART AND THEN CONFESS

WITH YOUR MOUTH, YOU SHALL

BE SAVED.

SO TAKE THAT STEP.

CONFESS WITH YOUR MOUTH.

1-800-700-7000 IS THE

NUMBER.

JUST CALL AND SAY, I

PRAYED WITH THAT GUY ON

TV.

I WANT JESUS IN MY HEART.

WHEN YOU CALL, WE'VE GOT

SOMETHING FREE FOR YOU.

IT IS A PACKET CALLED "A

NEW DAY."

IN THERE IS A C.D.

TEACHING.

WHAT DO YOU DO NOW?

HOW DO YOU LIVE THE

CHRISTIAN LIFE?

IT IS ALL FREE.

MAKE THE PHONE CALL:

1-800-700-7000.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: WELL, STILL

AHEAD, A FOOTBALL COACH IS

SIDELINED BY A MASSIVE

HEART ATTACK KNOWN AS THE

WIDOW-MAKER.

THEY REMOVED ME FROM

THE ROOM AND TAKE ME OUT.

AND I LITERALLY GO TO MY

KNEES.

I DROP BECAUSE I'VE JUST

WATCHED MY HUSBAND DIE.

Terry: SEE HOW THIS

COACH SURVIVED 11

FLATLINES TO GET BACK IN

THE GAME.

> BUT FIRST...THIS YOUNG

GIRL NEEDED LIFE-SAVING

SURGERY THAT HER FATHER

COULDN'T AFFORD.

WATCH AS SHE RECEIVES AN

OPERATION FREE OF CHARGE,

WHEN WE COME BACK.

WELCOME BACK TO "THE

700 CLUB."

A FEDERAL JUDGE IN HAWAII

IS WEAKENING PRESIDENT

TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN.

UNDER THE PRESIDENT'S

REVISED ORDER, PEOPLE

COMING FROM SIX MUSLIM

MAJORITY COUNTRIES WITH

LINKS TO TERRORISM WERE

REQUIRED TO HAVE AN

IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER

LIVING IN THE U.S.

THE JUDGE VASTLY EXPANDED

THE LIST TO INCLUDE

EXTENDED FAMILY NOBODIES MEMBERS

LIKE GRANDPARENTS AND

AUNTS AND UNCLES.

CHILDREN WHO HAVE NEVER

EVEN SEEN A TEXTBOOK IN

HAITI HAVE LEARNED TO

READ, WRITE, AND DO MATH.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

ALSO INCLUDE A KOREAN

MARTIAL ARTS CLASS, ALONG

WITH CHESS.

THE PROGRAM STRENGTHENS

STUDENTS' LIVES

PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, AND

EMOTIONALLY.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT "OPERATION BLESSING"

BY GOING TO ob.org.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

RIGHT BACK.

Terry: IN THE MIDDLE

OF CHINA, ONE YOUNG GIRL

SAID HER HEART ACHED AS IF

IT WAS BEING ATTACKED BY

BUGS.

SHE HAD A CONDITION THAT

WOULD HAVE KILLED HER IF

IT HADN'T BEEN FOR PEOPLE

LIKE YOU.

AFTER MR. LEE'S WIFE DIED

OF HEART COMPLICATIONS, HE

WAS LEFT TO RAISE HIS

DAUGHTER, LEE HO, ALONE,

AND SHE HAD TWO HOLES IN

HER HEART.

DOCTORS TOLD US THAT

HER HEART WAS NOT GROWING,

AND THAT SHE COULDN'T

ABSORB NUTRITION.

AND THE LONGER WE WAITED

TO GET HER SURGERY, THE

MORE DANGEROUS IT WOULD

GET.

I WAS HORRIFIED SHE WOULD

DIE, JUST LIKE HER MOTHER.

Terry: LEE HO WAS

CONSTANTLY IN AND OUT OF

THE HOSPITAL.

LEE HO CRIED A LOT

AFTER MY WIFE PASSED AWAY,

AND THAT INCREASED THE

BURDEN ON HER HEART.

SHE HAD FEVERS MORE OFTEN.

AND HER IMMUNE SYSTEM

CONTINUED TO GET WORSE.

WHEN I HELD HER, IT WAS

LIKE HOLDING A KITTEN IN

MY ARMS.

MY HEART ACHED.

IT FELT LIKE I WAS BEING

ATTACKED BY BUGS.

Terry: SO MR. LEE

WORKED FROM BEFORE DAWN TO

AFTER DARK TO SAVE HIS

DAUGHTER.

AT TIMES HE WAS SO TIRED

HE FAINTED.

I HAD NO STRENGTH, BUT

I WOULD NEVER GIVE UP, NO

MATTER HOW DIFFICULT IT

GOT.

Terry: MEANWHILE, LEE

HO'S HEART WEAKENED.

SHE SAID, IT HURTS.

IT HURTS.

IT WAS DEVASTATING.

Terry: THINGS CHANGED

WHEN A DOCTOR TOLD MR. LEE

ABOUT CBN AND WE AGREED TO

HELP.

WE QUICKLY SCHEDULED HEART

SURGERY THAT SAVED LEE

HO'S LIFE, AND WE HELPED

MR. LEE PAY DOWN SOME OF

HIS DEBT.

THE PEOPLE FROM CBN

ENCOURAGED ME A LOT, AND I

FOUND HOPE AGAIN BECAUSE

MY CHILD WOULD SURVIVE.

Terry: AFTER SURGERY,

LEE HO COULDN'T STOP

SMILING, AND WE WERE THERE

TO HELP HER CELEBRATE HER

FRESH START ON LIFE.

THANK YOU FOR CARING

ABOUT POOR PEOPLE LIKE US.

YOUR LOVE HELPED ME TO GET

THROUGH THE COLDEST WINTER

OF MY LIFE, AND BROUGHT

THE WARMTH OF SPRING TO

ME.

THANK YOU FOR MY

SURGERY.

WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO

BE KIND-HEARTED AND SHOW

OTHER PEOPLE THE SAME KIND

OF LOVE YOU SHOWED ME.

Terry: LEE HO IS SO

PRECIOUS, ISN'T SHE?

HARD TO IMAGINE THAT SHE

MIGHT NOT BE WITH US TODAY

IF IT HADN'T BEEN FOR THE

GENEROSITY OF PEOPLE LIKE

YOU SAYING, WE NOT ONLY

CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE,

WE'RE GOING TO MAKE A

DIFFERENCE.

THIS IS JUST ONE WAY THAT

700 CLUB PATTERS ARE

TOUCHING LIVES AROUND THE

WORLD.

YOU'RE DOING IT THROUGH

ALL KINDS OF PROGRAMS.

BUT FOR A DAD WHO IS JUST

SO UNABLE FINANCIALLY TO

HELP HIS DAUGHTER WITH A

LIFE-THREATENING SCENARIO

SIMPLY BECAUSE HE COULDN'T

AFFORD IT, YOU SAVED THIS

LITTLE GIRL'S LIFE.

WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU,

"700 CLUB" MEMBERS.

FOR THE REST OF YOU, IF

YOU HAVEN'T YET JOINED THE

"700 CLUB," WHAT A WAY TO

CHANGE LIVES.

65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH, MAKES YOU A "700

CLUB" MEMBER.

YOU CAN CALL

1-800-700-7000.

JUST CALL AND SAY, I WOULD

LIKE TO JOIN "THE 700

CLUB" TODAY.

WE WELCOME YOU TO THE

FAMILY OF MINISTRIES HERE.

BY THE WAY, WHEN YOU CALL,

WOULD YOU MAKE YOUR PLEDGE

USING SOMETHING WE CALL

PLEDGE EXPRESS.

THAT'S ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING.

IT MEANS YOUR BANK DOES

ALL OF THE WORK.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE

STAMPS OR ENVELOPES.

IT IS ALL DONE FOR YOU.

YOU CAN STOP IT WHENEVER

YOU LIKE, BUT IT SAVES

SOMUSSOME ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS

SO WE CAN PUT MORE OF YOUR

MONEY INTO THE LIVES OF

PEOPLE LIKE LEE HO.

WHEN YOU USE PLEDGE

EXPRESS, WE WANT TO THANK

YOU BY SENDING YOU "POWER

FOR LIFE" C.D.s.

WE THINK THEY'LL BE A

BLESSING.

WILL YOU CALL NOW:

1-800-700-7000.

THANK YOU.

GORDON?

Gordon: UP NEXT, A

WIFE WHO WATCHED HER

HUSBAND FLAT LINE RIGHT IN

FRONT OF HER EYES.

IT WASN'T UP TO ME.

IT WASN'T UP TO THE

DOCTORS.

IT WASN'T UP TO ALL OF

THOSE PEOPLE THERE.

THERE WAS ONE PERSON THAT

WAS IN CONTROL.

AND WE ALL KNEW THAT.

I KNEW THAT.

Gordon: HEAR HOW SHE

HELPED SAVE HER HUSBAND'S

LIFE.

PLUS WE'LL BE PRAYING FOR

YOU, SO DON'T GO AWAY.

Terry: IN A 27-HOUR

PERIOD, PAUL FLATLINED 11

TIMES.

THE MASSIVE HEART ATTACK

THAT HE SUFFERED IS CALLED

"THE WIDOW-MAKER."

BUT PAUL'S WIFE HAD NO

INTENTION OF LETTING IT

MAKE A WIDOW OUT OF HER.

AS THEY SAY, FOOTBALL

IS KING IN TEXAS.

I CAN'T IMAGINE MY LIFE

WITHOUT IT.

KEEP FIGHTING!

KEEP WORKING!

BUT I ALMOST HAD TO

IMAGINE MY LIFE WITHOUT

IT.

GOOD JOB, BOTH OF YOU.

BOTH OF YOU.

Reporter: ON THE

EVENING OF MARCH 28, 2009,

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH

PAUL ESBERRY AND HIS WIFE

WERE OUT SHOPPING IN THEIR

HOME TOWN OF PASADENA,

TEXAS.

SUDDENLY PAUL HAD TROUBLE

BREATHING.

EVERYTHING IS GOOD, AND

THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN IT

FELT LIKE THE WIND WENT

OUT OF ME.

IT FELT LIKE I HAD NO

ENERGY.

I HAD TO SIT DOWN.

MY WIFE CAME BY AND SAID,

ARE YOU FEELING OKAY?

AND I SAID, NO, I DON'T

FEEL SO GOOD.

Reporter: PAUL, ONLY

48, KNEW THE SIGNS.

AND I SAID, I'M HAVING

A HEART ATTACK.

Reporter: DUANA

RUSHED PAUL TO THE NEAREST

HOSPITAL.

HE FLATLINED WITHIN

MINUTES OF BEING ADMITTED.

THEY REMOVED ME FROM

THE ROOM, AND TAKE ME OUT,

AND I LITERALLY GO TO MY

KNEES, I DROP, BECAUSE

I'VE JUST WATCHED MY

HUSBAND DIE.

Reporter: UNABLE TO

GET A STEADY HEARTBEAT,

THEY TRANSFERRED PAUL TO A

LAB WHERE THEY DISCOVERED

A BLOCKAGE IN HIS LEFT

CORONARY ARTERY, ALSO

KNOWN AS "THE

WIDOW-MAKER."

I WAS HELPLESS.

I HAD ALREADY GONE TO THE

LORD IN PRAYER I DON'T

KNOW HOW MANY TIMES.

Reporter: AFTER

SEVERAL FAILED ATTEMPTS TO

CLEAR THE BLOCKAGE, THEY

HAD PAUL FLOWN ACROSS TOWN

TO WHERE A TEAM OF

SPECIALISTS BETTER

EQUIPPED TO PERFORM THE

PROCEDURE WERE.

PAUL WAS IN JESUS'

HANDS.

IT WASN'T UP TO ME.

IT WASN'T UP TO THE

DOCTORS.

IT WASN'T UP TO ALL THOSE

PEOPLE THERE.

THERE WAS ONE PERSON THAT

WAS IN CONTROL, AND WE ALL

KNEW THAT.

I KNEW THAT.

Reporter: SHE HAD

GOTTEN WORD OUT TO FAMILY

AND FRIENDS, AND FOUND A

PLACE TO BE ALONE AND

PRAY.

I WAS TELLING GOD, YOU

HAVE GOT TO GO TO WORK IN

THERE.

YOU HAVE GOT TO TOUCH

THOSE DOCTORS.

YOU'VE GOT TO TOUCH THOSE

INSTRUMENTS.

YOU'VE GOT TO MAKE

EVERYTHING COME OUT RIGHT

BECAUSE I NEED MY HUSBAND

BACK.

Reporter: FINALLY

DOCTORS REMOVED THE

BLOCKAGE, RESTORING BLOOD

FLOW.

PAUL WAS PLACED ON A

MACHINE TO ASSIST HIS

HEART AND LUNGS.

EVEN THEN, HIS VITAL

ORGANS HAD GONE OVER AN

HOUR WITHOUT VITAL OXYGEN.

DOCTORS HAD LITTLE HOPE

FOR A GOOD OUTCOME.

IF HE SURVIVED IT,

EXPECT HIM TO BE IN A

WHEELCHAIR, POSSIBLY ABLE

TO HOLD HIS HEAD UP.

CONSIDER ASSISTED LIVING

OR HOME-BOUND.

SOMEBODY WOULD HAVE TO BE

WITH ME 24 HOURS A DAY.

IF HE SURVIVED THIS, MY

HUSBAND WOULD NOT BE MY

HUSBAND.

Reporter: AS THE

NIGHT WORE ON, FRIENDS AND

FAMILY CONTINUED POURING

INTO THE ALREADY CROWDED

WAITING ROOM TO PRAY.

BY NOW A PRAYER CHAIN WAS

RUNNING THROUGH THE

HOUSTON AREA.

MY PRAYERS WERE NOT,

PLEASE, LORD.

IT WAS LORD, YOU WILL DO

THIS.

I DEMAND THAT YOU HEAR MY

PRAYERS.

THAT'S THE ONLY THING I

COULD THINK OF AT THE

TIME.

BECAUSE WHAT WE WERE GOING

THROUGH, IT WASN'T A

PLEASE, LORD.

Reporter: A DUANA AND

OTHERS HELD THEIR VIGIL,

PAUL STARTED TO IMPROVE.

AFTER FIVE DAYS, HE WAS

TAKEN OFF THE ECMO MACHINE

AND PUT ON A VENTILATOR.

DUANA KNEW HER PRAYERS

WERE BEING ANSWERED.

I DID.

I HAD ONE OF HIS SISTERS

SAY, DUANA, DID YOU REALLY

TALK TO GOD LIKE THAT?

AND I SAID, YES, I DID,

AND IT WORKED.

Reporter: A WEEK

LATER, PAUL WOKE UP.

I SEEN MY BEAUTIFUL

WIFE SMILING AT ME.

HE WAS SITTING THERE

SMILING AT ME.

AND I WENT OVER TO HIM AND

I SAID, ARE YOU OKAY?

AND HE SAID, I'M GOING TO

BE FINE.

Reporter: PAUL HAD NO

BRAIN DAMAGE.

BUT WHETHER HE WOULD EVER

HAVE THE STRENGTH TO

RETURN TO COACHING

REMAINED TO BE SEEN.

FOR PAUL, IT WAS ABOUT

MUCH MORE THAN FOOTBALL.

AND I SAID, LORD,

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO

HELP ME.

I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULDN'T

DO IT.

I SAID, LORD, YOU'RE GOING

TO HAVE TO HELP ME.

I WANT TO BE ABLE TO DANCE

AT MY GRANDBABY'S WEDDING.

AND I WANT TO HOLD THEIR

BABIES.

AND RIGHT THEN I DID NOT

GET OUT OF THAT BED AND

START REHAB TO COACH

FOOTBALL AGAIN.

I GOT UP FOR MY FAMILY.

Reporter: AFTER A

MONTH OF REHAB, PAUL

LEARNED THAT HE WOULDN'T

BE SIDELINED AFTER ALL.

WE GO SEE THE DOCTOR,

AND THE DOCTOR RELEASES ME

BACK AT MY OWN PACE.

NO RESTRICTIONS.

I CAN COACH AGAIN.

Reporter: BY SUMMER,

HE LANDED A NEW HEAD

COACHING JOB AT ATHENS

HIGH SCHOOL.

IN HIS FIRST SEASON, HE

TOOK THE HORNETS TO THE

PLAYOFFS.

THAT, BY ALL ACCOUNTS, WAS

A MIRACLE.

BUT THESE DAYS, PAUL KEEPS

IT ALL IN PERSPECTIVE.

NOBODY EVER EXPECTED

ATHENS TO BE IN THE FOURTH

ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS,

OKAY?

AND IT CAME TOGETHER, AND

NOBODY EVER EXPECTED ME TO

REALLY BE ABLE TO COME

BACK AND COACH.

I KNOW THE GOOD LORD HAD

HIS HAND IN THE ENTIRE

THING.

AND I KNOW THE LORD HAS A

PLAN FOR ME.

AND I TELL EVERYBODY ALL

OF THE TIME, I DON'T THINK

HE BROUGHT ME BACK TO WIN

FOOTBALL GAMES, I THINK HE

BROUGHT ME BACK TO SHARE

MY TESTIMONY.

BUT I'M GLAD HE ALLOWED ME

TO WIN A FEW MORE GAMES.

Terry: FLATLINED 11

TIMES -- ONLY GOD.

HIS WIFE IS RIGHT.

IT IS NOT UP TO THE

DOCTORS OR ANYTHING ANYONE

ELSE CAN DO FOR US.

IT IS UP TO GOD.

WE NEED TO GO TO THE

CREATOR, WHO HAS GIVEN US

LIFE IN THE FIRST PLACE.

WE WANT TO PRAY FOR YOU

TODAY.

I KNOW MANY OF YOU HAVE

NEEDS YOU WOULD LIKE TO

HAVE PRAYED FOR.

AND WE HAVE SOME PEOPLE

WHO HAVE WRITTEN IN TO SAY

GOD HAS ALREADY SPOKEN.

AMANDA HAD INJURED HER

RIGHT SHOULDER, TWO MONTHS

AFTER THE INJURY OCCURRED,

SHE WAS WATCHING THIS

PROGRAM, AND SHE HEARD YOU

GIVE A WORD OF KNOWLEDGE.

YOU SAID, "YOU JUST HEARD

THE STORY ABOUT A SHOULDER

BEING HEALED, AND YOU'RE

SAYING, PLEASE SAY RIGHT

SHOULDER.

SO I'M SAYING FOR YOU

RIGHT NOW, A RIGHT

SHOULDER IS BEING HEALED.

HEALED."

AMANDA TOOK OFF THE BRACE

SHE WAS WEARING AND RAISED

HER RIGHT ARM AND HAS HAD

NO PAIN SINCE THAT DAY.

Consuelo Gordon: GRACE WAS

BORN WITH ECZEMA.

SHE HAD BEEN LIVING WITH

IT FOR 13 YEARS.

THE CONDITION WAS SO BAD

IT LEFT SCARRING.

WELL, SHE WAS WATCHING

"THE 700 CLUB."

AND TERRY SAID, "YOU HAVE

BEEN SUFFERING YOUR WHOLE

LIFE WITH EXTREME ECZEMA.

IT IS ON YOUR SCALP AND ON

DIFFERENT PARTS OF YOUR

BODY.

IT IS NOT ONLY UNSIGHTLY,

IT IS SO UNCOMFORTABLE."

WELL, IMMEDIATELY GRACE'S

SKIN BEGAN TO CLEAR, AND

SHE IS PRAISING THE LORD

FOR THE HEALING.

Terry: AMEN.

Gordon: THAT IS

WONDERFUL.

THAT'S A MIRACLE.

BORN WITH IT.

GOD IS ABLE TO HEAL

ANYTHING.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THIS

STORY IS THAT IT

REINFORCES ONE OF THE PAR

RABLEPARABLES IN THE BIBLE.

YOU FIND IT IN LUKE 18.

IT BEGINS WITH JESUS TOLD

THIS PARABLE SO WE WOULD

KNOW WE SHOULD ALWAYS PRAY

AND NOT LOSE HEART.

AND THE PARABLE IS THE IM

IMPORTUNE WIDOW, THE ONE

WHO SAT AT THE DOOR OF THE

UNRIGHTEOUS JUDGE, AND

DEMANDED TO BE SATISFIED.

AND HERE SHE IS, SHE IS

DEMANDING, LORD, I NEED

YOU NOW.

I NEED YOU TO HEAR THIS

PRAYER.

AND SHE SAID, IT'S THE

ONLY THING THAT CAME TO

MIND.

IT IS THE ONLY THING I CAN

DO.

LORD, YOU NEED TO HEAR

THIS PRAYER.

WHEN YOU HAVE THAT

ATTITUDE, THAT

DESPERATION, AND YOU KNOW

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THAT

DOOR THERE IS A GOD WHO IS

ABLE, WHEN YOU KNOW THAT,

THAT IS A PRAYER THAT GETS

AN ANSWER.

SO WE'RE GOING TO PRAY.

AND WHATEVER YOUR NEED IS,

HOW SMALL OR HOW GREAT,

LET'S COME TO A LOVING

GOD, KNOWING HE IS READY,

WILLING, AND ABLE TO

ANSWER OUR PRAYER.

LET'S GO TO HIM NOW.

AND SEE WHAT HE WILL DO

FOR YOU.

LET'S PRAY.

LORD, WE JUST LIFT THE

NEEDS TO YOU RIGHT NOW.

AND AS PEOPLE ARE REACHING

OUT AND ASKING FOR

RESTORATION, ASKING FOR

GENETIC CONDITIONS, ASKING

FOR THINGS THAT THEY WERE

BORN WITH, ASKING FOR

THINGS THAT SEEM

IMPOSSIBLE, THAT MEDICALLY

ARE IMPOSSIBLE, WE JOIN

WITH THEM.

AND WE ASK RIGHT NOW THAT

YOU WOULD STRETCH FORTH

YOUR HAND AND DO WONDERS

AND DO MIRACLES TODAY.

AND WE ASK IT ALL IN

JESUS' NAME.

THERE IS SOMEONE, YOU'VE

GOT AN OBSTRUCTION IN YOUR

SINUS.

AND YOU'VE JUST BEEN

LIVING WITH IT.

AND GOD IS ABLE TO OPEN

SINUS CAVITIES RIGHT NOW.

IN JESUS' NAME, BE OPENED

AND BREATHE FREELY FROM

THIS DAY FORWARD, IN THE

NAME OF JESUS.

TERRY?

Terry: THERE IS

SOMEONE NAMED WENDY, AND

YOU'RE ASKING FOR

SOMETHING VERY SPECIFIC,

JUST GOD WOULD KNOW.

BUT YOUR PRAYER IS ALREADY

IN THE WORKS.

THE ANSWER IS ON ITS WAY.

BELIEVE AND TRUST GOD FOR

THAT.

THERE IS SOMEONE ELSE --

THIS MAY SEEM LIKE A SMALL

THING, BUT THERE IS A

REASON GOD IS WANTING YOU

TO HEAR THIS TODAY.

YOU HAVE AN INFECTION

WHERE YOUR EAR WAS PIERCED

ON ONE SIDE.

IT HAS GONE DOWN INTO YOUR

NECK.

GOD IS NOT ONLY HEALING

YOUR EAR, HE WANTS YOU TO

KNOW THAT HE KNOWS YOU AND

SEES YOU.

JUST GIVE YOUR LIFE TO

HIM, AS WELL AS RECEIVING

HIS HEALING TODAY.

Gordon: THERE IS

SOMEONE WITH A SCALP

CONDITION THAT LEADS TO

SCABINSCABBING, AND IT'S ITCHY.

GOD IS RESTORING YOUR

ENTIRE SKIN.

IT'S BEING RESTORED RIGHT

NOW IN JESUS' NAME.

Terry: THERE IS

SOMEONE ELSE WITH A LUNG

CONDITION.

TAKE A DEEP BREATH IN AND

EXHALE.

GOD HAS JUST HEALED YOU IN

JESUS' NAME.

Gordon: LORD, WE

THANK YOU.

WE HEARTBREAK FOR WHA THANK YOU FOR WHAT Y OU

HAVE DONE, WHO YOU ARE,

HOW YOU GAVE YOURSELF FOR

US.

IT IS YOUR BODY THAT WAS

BROKEN FOR US, THAT ALLOWS

US TO ENTER INTO YOUR

PRESENCE.

LORD, WE KNAC THANK YOU FOR IT

IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE BEEN TOUCHED BY

GOD, WE WANT TO SHARE AND

YOUR GOOD REPORT.

AND WE WANT TO TELL OTHERS

OF THE MIRACLES THAT GOD

IS DOING TODAY.

SO CALL US AT

1-800-700-7000.

IF YOU NEED PRAYER, IF YOU

NEED PRAYER OF THE

IMPORTUNE WIDOW, AND YOU

WANT SOMEONE TO AGREE WITH

YOU IN PRAYER, ALL YOU

HAVE TO DO IS CALL US:

1-800-700-7000.

WE'RE HERE FOR YOU.

IT IS OUR HONOR AND OUR

PRIVILEGE TO PRAY WITH

YOU.

> WE'LL BE BACK WITH

E-MAIL QUESTIONS, SO DON'T

GO AWAY.

Terry: WE HAVE SOME

TIME TO ANSWER SOME OF THE

E-MAIL THAT YOU'VE SENT IN

TODAY.

GORDON, THIS FIRST ONE

COMES FROM CATHY WHO SAYS,

"THE BIBLE SAYS WE'RE

JUDGED FOR ALL OF THE

WORDS WE SPEAK.

IF WE REPENT FROM PAST

WORDS SPOKEN, ARE WE STILL

HELD ACCOUNTABLE, OR IS IT

FORGOTTEN LIKE CONFESSION

OF OUR OTHER SINS?"

Gordon: CATHOLIC,

THERCATHY, THEREARE NO SPECIAL SINS.

GOD CAN CLEANSE YOU FROM

ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS.

KEEP SHORT ACCOUNTS WITH

GOD.

IF SOMETHING HAS COME OUT

OF YOUR MOUTH, REPENT OF

IT IMMEDIATELY.

IF IT IS HAUNTING YOU, PUT

IT AWAY.

AND ASK FOR THE PEACE OF

GOD TO COME AND GUARD YOUR

HEART AND MIND.

AND ASK HIM TO GUARD YOUR

LIPS AS WELL.

THERE IS PLENTY OF

SCRIPTURE FOR THAT.

SO DON'T WORRY THAT -- IF

YOU'VE REPENTED, YOU'VE

PASSED FROM JUDGMENT.

NOW THERE IS NO

CONDEMNATION FOR THOSE WHO

ARE IN CHRIST JESUS.

Terry: OKAY.

THIS IS FROM LORRIE WHO

SAYS, "DOES GOD USE PAST

HURTS TO BRING PURPOSE?

WHY IS IT WHEN I STEP

FORWARD AND TRY TO STAY ON

THE RIGHT PATH, I HAVE

THESE PEOPLE WHO TRY TO

DRAG MY NAME DOWN AND

BOTHER ME.

WOULD GOD USE PEOPLE LIKE

THESE FOR A PURPOSE?"

Gordon: A LOT OF

DIFFERENT QUESTIONS IN

THAT ONE QUESTION.

FIRST OF ALL, GOD DOES NOT

USE YOUR PAST HURTS.

HE DOES WORK ALL THINGS

TOGETHER FOR GOOD.

BUT HE IS NOT BRINGING UP

YOUR PAST HURTS.

WHEN YOU FALL INTO

CONDEMNATION FROM OTHER

PEOPLE, THERE ARE A LOT OF

DIFFERENT ISSUES HERE.

ONE IS THAT YOU CAN COUNT

IT ALL JOY WHEN PEOPLE

SPEAK A MANNER OF EVIL

ABOUT YOU.

REALIZE IT CAN PRODUCE IN

YOU CHARACTER, A GODLY

CHARACTER.

WHEN JESUS WAS CONDEMNED,

AND CONDEMNED TO DEATH,

THE ROMAN SOLDIERS SAID A

LOT OF THINGS.

AND HE -- IT'S AMAZING TO

ME.

FATHER, FORGIVE THEM FOR

THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY

DO.

HE TRANSCENDED IT.

HE DIDN'T RESPOND TO IT.

DIDN'T ARGUE WITH IT.

HE JUST SAID, FATHER,

FORGIVE THEM FOR THEY DO

NOT KNOW WHAT THEY DO.

SO WHEN YOU TAKE ON THAT

CHARACTER, THE CHARACTER

AND SPIRIT OF JESUS, AND

YOU RESPOND WITH THAT,

BOY, IT JUST WORKS

SOMETHING IN YOU.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE THOSE

EXPERIENCES, THEN YOU

DON'T GET TO MANIFEST THAT

CHARACTER.

SO THAT'S WHY THE BIBLE

SAYS COUNT IT ALL JOY.

SO WORK OUT THAT

CHARACTER.

WORK IT OUT WITHIN YOU.

AND ASK JESUS -- YOU'RE

NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO

IT IN YOUR OWN STRENGTH.

ASK HIM TO LOVE THROUGH

YOU.

Terry: THIS IS SHEILA

WHO SAYS, "I UNDERSTAND

WHEN YOU DIE YOUR SPIRIT

LEAVES YOUR BODY AND WILL

EITHER GO TO HEAVEN OR

HELL, DEPENDING ON IF

YOU'RE SAVED OR NOT, AND

ONLY YOUR BODY IS LEFT

BEHIND.

WITH THAT BEING THE CASE,

ARE THERE REALLY SUCH

THINGS AS HAUNTINGS ON THE

PARANORMAL?"

Gordon: SHEILA, THERE

IS A DEMONIC REALM THAT IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF THE

THINGS WE HEAR ABOUT.

IN TERMS OF THE

PARANORMAL, I DON'T

ENCOURAGE CHRISTIANS TO

INVESTIGATE THAT.

IT IS NOT SOMETHING WE

NEED TO INVESTIGATE.

WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT

THE DEVIL IS A DEFEATED

FOE.

ARE THERE INSTANCES --

THERE IS ONE FAMOUS ONE

WHERE SAUL CALLS FORTH THE

SPIRIT OF SAMUEL FROM THE

DEAD.

SO, YES, THERE IS BIBLE

EVIDENCE FOR THAT.

BUT WE'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO

DO THAT.

WE'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO

ENGAGE IN SEANCES OR TALK

TO THE DEAD.

THESE THINGS ARE FROM THE

ENEMY.

THEY'RE NOT FROM GOD.

SEEK HIM, SEEK HIS HOLY

SPIRIT, SEEK THE PRESENCE

OF JESUS IN YOUR LIFE.

IF YOU DO THOSE THINGS,

YOU'LL BE BLESSED.

IF YOU DO THE OTHER

THINGS, YOU'LL BE

CURSEDED.

HERE IS A WORD FROM

JEREMIAH: "HEAL ME, O

LORD, AND I SHALL BE

HEALED.

SAVE ME, AND I SHALL BE

SAVED."

SAVED."

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