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700 Club Interactive - September 25, 2017

A husband’s desperate prayer brings his wife back from the brink of death. Read Transcript


I FELT LIKE I WAS

DYING.

IT WAS HORRIBLE.

Gordon: A HUSBAND

CRIES OUT TO GOD FOR HIS

DYING WIFE.

I OPENED MY HEART TO

HIM, AND I TOLD HIM IF HE

COULD SEE -- IF HE COULD

HEAR THIS PRAYER OF

MINE...

Gordon: PLUS, HE WAS

THE KING OF COOL AND

AMERICA'S NUMBER ONE MOVIE

STAR.

NOW SEE A SIDE OF STEVE

McQUEEN THAT YOU DIDN'T

SEE IN HIS FILMS.

STEVE McQUEEN

REALIZED HE NEEDED CHRIST.

SO THE KING OF GOLD MET

THE KING OF KINGS.

Gordon: ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB INTERACTIVE."

> WELL, WELCOME TO THE

SHOW.

A STUDENT AT BERKELEY

RECENTLY ASKED

CONSERVATIVE COMMENTATOR

BEN SHAPIRO IF FIRST

TRIMESTER FETUSES HAVE

MORAL VALUE.

HIS RESPONSE GOT A A ROUSING

OVATION AND HAS NOW BEEN

VIEWED ALMOST FIVE MILLION

TIMES ON Facebook.

HERE IS THAT EXCHANGE.

SO MY QUESTION WAS

ABOUT ABORTION.

I JUST WANTED TO KNOW WHY

EXACTLY DO YOU THINK A

FIRST TRIMESTER FETUS HAS

MORAL VALUE.

OKAY, IT HAS MORAL

VALUE BECAUSE WHETHER YOU

CONSIDER IT A POTENTIAL

LIFE OR FULL-ON HUMAN

LIFE, IT HAS MORE VALUE

THAN JUST A CLUSTER OF

CELLS.

IF LEFT, IT WILL GROW INTO

A BABY.

THE REAL QUESTION IS,

WHERE DO YOU DRAW THE

LINE?

DO YOU DRAW THE LINE AT A

HEARTBEAT.

THERE ARE ADULTS WHO ARE

ALIVE BECAUSE OF A

PACEMAKER.

HOW ABOUT BASED ON BRAIN

FUNCTION.

HOW ABOUT PEOPLE IN A

COMA, SHOULD WE JUST KILL

THEM.

ANY TIME YOU DRAW ANY

LINE, OTHER THAN THE

INCEPTION OF THE CHILD,

YOU END UP DRAWING A FALSE

LINE THAT CAN BE APPLIED

TO PEOPLE OR ADULTS.

ADULT HUMAN LIFE HAS

INTRINSIC VALUE?

I BELIEVE THAT

SENTIENCE GIVES PEOPLE

MORAL VALUE, NOT

NECESSARILY BEEN A HUMAN

BEING.

SO WHEN YOU'RE ASLEEP,

CAN I STAB YOU?

IF YOU'RE IN A COMA FROM

WHICH YOU MAY AWAKE, CAN I

STAB YOU?

WELL, NO.

IS THAT YOUR ANSWER?

BECAUSE I HAVE NO INTEREST

IN MURDERING YOU.

SO THAT IS STILL

POTENTIAL IN SENTENCE.

AND YES, AND SO DOES A

POTENTIAL FETUS.

IF I'M IN A COMA AND

I'M NOT CAUSING ANY ISSUES

AMONGST THE WORLD, WHERE

AN UNWANTED CHILD MAY OR

MAY NOT BE A BURDEN TO

PEOPLE --

THERE ARE LOTS OF

PEOPLE PARENTS WHO ARE

UNWANTED.

WE'RE A BUNCH OF COLLEGE

STUDENTS.

BEFORE YOU WERE MAKING THE

ARGUMENT BASED ON THE

INTRINSIC VALUE, AND NOW

YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT THE

LEVEL OF BURDEN THAT

SOMEBODY PRESENTS AS A

SEPARATE MORAL ARGUMENT.

I DON'T BELIEVE YOU BEING

A BURDEN ON SOMEBODY IS

JUSTIFICATION FOR THEM

KILLING YOU, AS A GENERAL

RULE.

I'LL LEAVE IT AT THAT,

BUT I APPRECIATE YOU.

AND THANK YOU.

THANK YOU.

Gordon: BEN SHAPIRO'S

APPEARANCE AT BERKELEY, IT

BROUGHT OUT SO MANY ANGRY

PROTESTORS THAT THE

UNIVERSITY SPENT, BELIEVE

THIS, $600,000 ON

SECURITY.

THAT SAME WEEK, OVER 1,000

PRO-LIFE YOUNG PEOPLE

GATHERED OUTSIDE AN

ABORTION CLINIC IN

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.

THERE WAS NO VIOLENCE, NO

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY,

AND NO SIGNIFICANT CAUSE

FOR SECURITY.

INSTEAD, THESE STUDENTS

PROTESTED IN A UNIQUE WAY.

TAKE A LOOK.

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Gordon: YOUNG PEOPLE

ARE NOT THE ONLY ONES

TAKING A STAND.

ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, AN

ARMY OF WOMEN WILL DESCEND

ON WASHINGTON, D.C.

THEY BELIEVE IT IS THEIR

TIME TO RISE UP, AND HERE

IS WHY?

I BELIEVE COLLECTIVE

CRY OF A MILLION MOTHERS

AROUND THE WORLD IS GOING

TO BIRTH A MOVEMENT THAT

IS GREATER THAN ANYTHING

WE HAVE EVER SEEN

SEEN.

THERE IS THE MARCH OF

RIGHTEOUSNESS AND PURITY

AND IT IS FEARLESS.

WE HAVE BEEN PREPARED

FOR THE LAST YEAR FOR SUCH

A TIME AS NOW.

AND WHY ME?

WHY DO I BELIEVE IN THIS?

IT IS BECAUSE WE DO HAVE

TO STAND UP FOR THIS

GENERATION.

WE CAN RISE ABOVE WHAT

A CULTURE IS TELLING US A

WOMAN HAS TO BE IN THIS

HOUR.

THIS IS OUR TIME.

THIS IS OUR HOUR.

AND THERE MAY NEVER BE A

TIME LIKE THIS.

THIS IS THE TIME FOR

THE WOMEN AND GIRLS OF

AMERICA AND AROUND THE

WORLD TO WAKE UP AND RISE

UP.

SO WE'RE CALLING AN

ARMY OF YOUNG GENERATION

ESTHERS AND DEBRA TO RISE

RIGHT NOW.

SO THEY CAN STAND IN

WHO THEY ARE, AND HAVE THE

FOUNDATION OF KNOWING GOD.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO

SETTLE FOR A GENERATION IN

OUR NATION BEING DESTROYED

BY DECEPTION.

IT IS TIME FOR THE

WOMAN TO STEP OUT OF THE

SHADOWS OF INSECURITY AND

FEARS AND SHAME.

BE WHO GOD CREATED YOU TO

BE, AND SET YOUR WORLD ON

FIRE.

IT IS TIME FOR THE

WOMEN PREACHERS TO ARRIVE.

IT IS TIME FOR THE WOMEN'S

VOICES TO ARRIVE.

IT IS TIME FOR THE REAL

THING.

IT IS TIME FOR THE

OUTPOURING OF ACCEPTANCE,

THIS CALL TO WOMEN TO RISE

UP, AS MOTHERS OF THE

NATION, MOTHERS IN YOUR

FAMILY.

AND IF YOU'LL COME AND

IF YOU'LL CRY TOGETHER,

GOD IS GOING TO BIRTH IT.

I AM DREB BRA.

>DEBRA. I AM DEBRA.

I AM ESTHER.

I AM ESTHER.

FOR MY SONS AND

DAUGHTERS.

FOR MY SONS AND

DAUGHTERS.

I WILL RISE UP.

I WILL RISE UP.

FOR MY SONS AND

DAUGHTERS.

BEGINNING TODAY AND ON

OCTOBER 9th, WE WILL

RISE UP.

Gordon: WELL, IF YOU

WANT TO BE A PART OF IT,

THERE IS STILL TIME TO

MAKE YOUR PLANS TO BE

THERE.

"RISE UP" IS HAPPENING

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9th, AT

THE MALL IN WASHINGTON,

D.C.

AND YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

BY GOING TO

riseup2017.org.

> HILLSONG UNITED IS ON

A NEW TOUR THAT THEY'RE

CALLING "WANDER IN THE

WILD."

THE GROUP HAS BEEN

WORSHIPPING WITH THE SICK

AND THOSE IN PRISON.

WATCH HOW THEY WERE

RECEIVED AT THE TENNESSEE

PENITENTIARY FOR WOMEN.

THE ONLY THING I HAVE

IS GOD'S GRACE THAT GETS

ME UP.

BECAUSE NO MATTER HOW

STRONG OR RESILIENT YOU

ARE, IT GETS TOUGH HERE.

SOME DAYS IT IS ALL WE

HAVE HERE, THE WORDS AND

THE LYRICS.

BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE

FAMILY OR LOVED ONES IN

HERE.

OR TO THINK ABOUT THE

PEOPLE THAT WE'VE HURT OR

THE TWISTS THAT WE'VE

MADE -- THAT'S TOUGH TO

LIVE WITH SOMETIMES.

BUT THE MUSIC REMINDS US

THAT GOD LOVES US

UNCONDITIONALLY.

IT'S GOING ON A YEAR.

AUGUST WILL BE A YEAR

HERE.

MY ROLE AS A CHAPLAIN IS

TO HELP WITH THEIR

SPIRITUAL WALK.

THEY ALL HAVE BEEN

THROUGH SOMETHING, BUT IT

HAS ALL BEEN DIFFERENT.

THEY'RE ALL ON A DIFFERENT

JOURNEY.

THEY COME TO WANT TO BE A

PART OF THIS.

IT HAS TO BE SOMETHING

THAT THEY WANT TO DO.

IT IS HARD FOR THEM TO GET

THERE BECAUSE OF THEIR

LIFE AND WHERE THEY'VE

COME FROM.

IT WAS HARD FOR PEOPLE

TO UNDERSTAND -- ARE YOU

SURE?

BECAUSE THEY NEVER

BELIEVED THAT SOMETHING

LIKE THIS COULD EVER

HAPPEN.

IT IS THE STATE

PENITENTIARY, AND THERE

ARE 800 INMATES.

THEY ARE COMING IN FOR A

WORSHIP NIGHT.

IT IS NOT A CHAPEL OR A

SERVICE.

IT IS TOTALLY VOLUNTARY,

BUT WE'RE REALLY EXCITED.

THEY'RE SETTING UP NOW.

IT'S GOING TO BE GREAT.

I'M JUST THRILLED THAT

THIS GROUP IS COMING.

I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MANY

WERE JUMPING UP AND DOWN

WAITING FOR THIS.

I'M ONE OF THEM.

I JUST CAN'T WAIT FOR

TONIGHT TO HAPPEN.

IT IS SOMETHING WE WOULD

NEVER WOULD HAVE THOUGHT

ABOUT OR EVEN DREAMED

ABOUT, ESPECIALLY BEING IN

HERE.

[APPLAUSE]

[CHEERING]

WE'RE ABOUT TO HAVE

CHURCH IN THIS PLACE ON A

TUESDAY NIGHT.

ARE YOU UP FOR THAT?

[CHEERING]

WE COME FROM A CHURCH

IN AUSTRALIA, AND WE

BELIEVE IN THIS HOUR WE'RE

GOING TO HAVE FUN.

IF YOU BELIEVE IT, FOLKS,

PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER.

[CLAP-ALONG]

JUST BEING ABLE TO

PRAISE GOD AND LISTEN TO

HIS MUSIC AND LOSE

YOURSELF IN IT.

I DON'T THINK YOU CAN

UNDERSTAND HOW THE WORDS

TOUCH US.

Gordon: THAT IS

WONDERFUL.

AND HILLSONG UNITED'S

LATEST RELEASE IS CALLED

"WONDER."

AND IT IS AVAILABLE

WHEREVER MUSIC IS SOLD.

> COMING UP, STEVE

McQUEEN WAS A MOVIE

STAR, A FASHION ICON, AND

A RACE CAR DRIVER.

STILL, THERE WAS ONE THING

THE KING OF COOL REALLY

WANTED TO HAVE DONE.

ONE THING STEVE SAID

BEFORE HE DIED WAS, MY

ONLY REGRET IN LIFE WAS

NOT BEING ABLE TO TELL

PEOPLE ABOUT WHAT CHRIST

DID FOR ME.

Gordon: PASTOR GREG

LAURIE REVEALS THE THE

HIDDEN SIDE OF STEVE

McQUEEN.

THAT'S UP NEXT.

Gordon: NEARLY 40

YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH,

MOVIE STAR STEVE McQUEEN

IS STILL CALLED THE KING

OF COOL.

HIS RAG RAGS-TO-RICHES LIFE

STORY STILL FASCINATES US.

BUT FEW PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT

ONE VERY IMPORTANT CHAPTER

OF THAT STORY.

EFREM GRAHAM HAS THIS LOOK

AT HIS JOURNEY TO FAITH.

HE AIN'T GOING TO PUT

OUT 94 BUCKS ON A LOUSY

PAIR.

YOU DID.

Efrem: MOVIES,

MOTORCYCLES, AND

MODEL-LIKE STYLE PAINT A

PRETTY PICTURE FOR STEVE

McQUEEN.

BUT THE KING OF COOL

OVERCAME A LOT TO BECOME

THE HOLLYWOOD BOY WONDER

THE '60s AND '70s.

HE HAD NO FATHER, AND

HIS MOTHER REALLY DID NOT

RAISE HIM.

SHE WAS A RAISING

ALCOHOLIC WITH A LOT OF

GUYS.

I, TOO, HAD AN ALCOHOLIC

MOTHER, MARRIED AND

DIVORCED SEVEN TIMES, AND

I NEVER KNEW MY BIOLOGICAL

FATHER.

Efrem: IN ADDITION TO

LEADING CALIFORNIA'S

HARVEST CHRISTIAN

FELLOWSHIP CHURCH, GREG

LAURIE IS QUITE THE STEVE

McQUEEN FAN.

MAYBE I SHOULD FIRST

STATE I HAVE A BULLET

MUSTANG.

THERE WAS A FILM THAT

STEVE McQUEEN MADE IN

THE '60s CALLED BULLET,

AND HE PLAYS A DETECTIVE

NAMED FRANK BULLET.

AND HE DRIVES HIS GREEN

1968 MUSTANG, PRETTY MUCH

THE GREATEST CINEMATIC CAR

CHASE IN HISTORY WAS IN

THAT FILM.

[SOUND OF WHEELS

SCREECHING]

SO I HAVE A REPLICA OF

THAT CAR.

SO I BOUGHT THAT CAR.

MY WIFE WASN'T THAT

THRILLED.

[LAUGHTER]

Efrem: STEVE

McQUEEN'S RESUME BY

HOLLYWOOD'S STANDARDS

TODAY COULD BE CONSIDERED

RELATIVELY SHORT, BUT HE

IS AN AMERICAN ICON.

WHY DO YOU THINK WE'RE SO

FASCINATED WITH HIM?

I DON'T KNOW THE

ANSWER.

NOT EVERYBODY FROM HIS

GENERATION IS AN I CON.

ICON, BUT

JAMES DEAN IS AN ICON.

ELVIS IS AN ICON.

THE BEATLES ARE ICONIC.

I THINK MAYBE ONE OF THE

THINGS THAT MAKES A PERSON

AN ICON IS WHEN THERE IS

SORT OF A TIMELESSNESS

ABOUT THEM, IN OTHER WORDS

WHEN NEW GENERATIONS CAN

DISCOVER THEM.

I READ THIS ARTICLE IN A

MEN'S FASHION MAGAZINE,

AND IT ASKED THE QUESTION,

WHO WAS COOLER, STEVE

McQUEEN OR JAMES DEAN?

AND THEY WERE EXAMINING

THEIR LIVES ON THE BASIS

OF THE COOL CARS THEY

DROVE, THE MOVIES THEY

MADE AND KIND OF THEIR

FASHION SENSE.

THE CONCLUSION WAS

McQUEEN WAS COOLER THAN

DEAN.

I WOULD SURE LIKE TO

GET UP IN THE PULPIT AND

SOUND OFF WITH ALL OF

THOSE SERGEANTS DOWN IN

THE CONGREGATION.

Efrem: BEYOND HIS

STYLE POINTS AND HIS CAR,

THERE IS AN EVEN BIGGER

McQUEEN STORY.

LAURIE SPENT TIME CHASING

IT.

I STARTED DELVING INTO

STEVE'S LIFE MORE, AND I

HEARD HE HAD BECOME A

CHRISTIAN, AND I BELIEVED

IT TO BE TRUE, BUT I NEVER

CHECKED IT OUT.

I SEEN A DOCUMENTARY FILM

LAST YEAR, AND IT TALKED

ABOUT HIS RISE FROM THE

WORST CHILDHOOD IMAGINABLE

TO SUPERSTARDOM, WHERE HE

WAS THE NUMBER ONE MOVIE

STAR IN THE WORLD, IN

MOVIES LIKE "THE

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN."

AND THEN HE WALKED AWAY

FROM HOLLYWOOD AND BECAME

A CHRISTIAN.

I THOUGHT, IS THIS TRUE.

I STARTED RESEARCHING, AND

THE NAME POPPED UP,

LEONARD DEWITT.

LEONARD WAS THE PASTOR WHO

LED HIM TO CHRISTIANITY.

SO I TRACKED HIM DOWN.

AND I SAID, ARE YOU THE

LEONARD THAT PREACHED TO

STEVE McQUEEN, AND HE

SAID, YES, I AM.

Efrem: LAURIE SHARES

THE DETAILS OF THE MEETING

BETWEEN DEWITT AND

McQUEEN IN HIS BOOK,

"THE SALVATION OF AN

AMERICAN ICON."

Efrem: ONE OF THE

SURPRISES IN ME WHEN

READING THE BOOK WAS THE

BILLY GRAHAM CONNECTION.

WAS THAT A SURPRISE TO

YOU?

I KNEW THE STORY, BUT I

DIDN'T KNOW THE DETAILS OF

IT.

I ASKED BILLY ABOUT IT

YEARS AGO, AND HE

CONFIRMED THE STORY WAS

TRUE.

Efrem: THE STORY:

DOCTORS DIAGNOSED

McQUEEN WITH AN

AGGRESSIVE CANCER MERE

MONTHS BEFORE HE ACCEPTED

CHRIST.

BEFORE HE FLEW TO MEXICO

FOR SURGERY, HE MET BILLY

GRAHAM, AND GRAHAM GAVE

McQUEEN HIS BIBLE.

AFTER THEY WHEELED HIM

INTO RECOVERY, HE WAS

WAITING IN THIS ROOM ALONE

IN A CLINIC IN MEXICO, AND

HE DIED, AND HE WENT INTO

THE PRESENCE OF GOD.

THEY CAME IN TO FIND

STEVE, AND THEY PULLED THE

SHEET BACK, AND HE WAS

HOLDING ON TO THAT BIBLE.

IT WAS, INDEED, BILLY

GRAHAM'S BIBLE HE WAS

HOLDING ON TO, MAYBE

READING IT BEFORE THE LORD

CALLED HIM UP.

ONE THING STEVE SAID

BEFORE HE DECIDE WAS, MY

ONLY REGRET IN LIFE IS

THAT I WAS NOT ABLE TO

TELL PEOPLE ABOUT WHAT

CHRIST DID FOR ME."

SO I WROTE A BOOK THAT IS

OUT NOW AND I'M DOING THIS

DOCUMENTARY FILM BECAUSE I

WANTED TO RIGHT THAT

WRONG.

I THINK GOD IS A STORY

WORTH TELLING.

FOR ME, THE TAKE-AWAY

TRUTH IS THERE IS NO ONE

BEYOND THE REACH OF GOD.

AND YOU MAY SAY, I KNOW

SOMEONE WHO WOULD NEVER

COME TO GOD.

WHAT ABOUT STEVE

McQUEEN?

THE KING OF COOL MET THE

KING OF KINGS.

Efrem: EFREM GRAHAM,

CBN NEWS, PHOENIX,

ARIZONA.

Gordon: WELL, THE NEW

DOCUMENTARY FILM, "STEVE

McQUEEN, AMERICAN ICON,"

IS IN SELECT THEATERS FOR

ONE NIGHT ONLY.

AND IT IS COMING UP THIS

THURSDAY,

SEPTEMBER 28th.

AT THE END OF THE FILM,

PASTOR GREG LAURIE

PRESENTS THE GOSPEL.

SO BRING A FRIEND WITH

YOU.

TO FIND A THEATER NEAR

YOU, GO TO

STEVEMcQUEENMOVIE.COM.

> COMING UP, AN

EMERGENCY C-SECTION GOES

ALL WRONG.

IT WAS THE MOST PAINFUL

THING I EVER WENT THROUGH.

I DID, I FELT LIKE I WAS

DYING.

IT WAS HORRIBLE.

I CAN FEEL EVERY SINGLE

THING.

I COULD FEEL THE DOCTORS'

HANDS.

Gordon: SEE HOW THIS

MOM'S LIFE AND THE LIFE OF

HER BABY WERE SAVED, AFTER

THIS.

Gordon: JACKIE DAWSEN

HAD ALREADY ENDURED 20

HOURS OF LABOR WHEN HER

DOCTOR ORDERED AN

EMERGENCY C-SECTION.

BUT THE PAIN MEDICATION

HAD NOT KICKED IN.

AND JACKIE COULD FEEL

EVERY ASPECT OF THE

SURGERY.

SO WHILE SHE CRIED OUT FOR

MERCY, HER HUSBAND STORMED

HEAVY WITH PRAYER.

Reporter: JULY 6,

2016, WAS AN EXCITING DAY

FOR JACKIE AND GABRIEL.

THAT AFTERNOON JACKIE WENT

INTO LABOR WITH THEIR

FIRST CHILD.

I PRAYED MY WHOLE LIFE,

I WANT A SON, I WANT

SOMEONE I CAN RAISE UP TO

BE A SERVANT FOR YOU, GOD.

Reporter: JACKIE HAD

BEEN IN LABOR FOR 20 HOURS

WHEN THEY LEARNED THE BABY

HAD AN INFECTION.

HER DOCTOR ORDERED AN

EMERGENCY C-SECTION.

I DON'T THINK IT SET

IN, THE REALITY OF A

C-SECTION, AND THE

COMPLICATIONS.

THEY COULD BOTH DIE IF

THEY DON'T DO THIS

PROCEDURE.

WHEN IT REALLY HIT ME IS

WHEN I SAW HER ON THE

TABLE.

I THOUGHT, THIS IS

SOMETHING REAL.

THIS IS A SERIOUS THING.

Reporter: THEY

STARTED THE SURGERY, BUT

THE PAIN BLOCKERS HADN'T

TAKEN AFFECT.

IT WAS THE MOST PAINFUL

THING I HAD EVER WENT

THROUGH.

I FELT LIKE I WAS DYING.

IT WAS HORRIBLE.

I COULD FEEL EVERY SINGLE

THING.

I COULD FEEL THE DOCTORS'

HANDS PRESS ON MY STOMACH.

AND THEN SOME -- IT WAS

JUST REALLY PAINFUL.

Reporter: THE DOCTOR

DELIVERED A HEALTHY BABY

BOY, BUT BY THEN JACKIE

HAD GONE INTO SHOCK.

I KEPT UNCONTROLLABLY

SHAKING.

I FELT LIKE MY BODY WAS

JUST SHUTTING DOWN.

I COULDN'T SPEAK AT ONE

POINT.

I KNEW IT WAS SERIOUS,

BUT I DIDN'T WANT TO LET

MY MIND START TO THINK

ABOUT IT.

AND THEN IF I'M PANICKING,

WELL THEN THERE IS NO WAY

I CAN BE THERE FOR MY KID

OR MY WIFE.

Reporter: GABRIEL

TEXTED FAMILY IN THE

WAITING AREA TO PRAY FOR

JACKIE.

I REMEMBER THE DOCTORS

SAYING, OKAY, WE'RE GOING

TO PUT YOU TO SLEEP RIGHT

NOW.

AT THAT TIME, I WAS

PRAYING, LORD, PLEASE,

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE,

PLEASE HELP ME AND MY SON

TO MAKE SURE WE COME OUT

HEALTHY.

Reporter: THE DOCTORS

STABILIZED JACKIE AND

MOVED HER TO A RECOVERY.

GABRIEL THOUGHT THE DANGER

WAS PASSED.

IT WAS A SIGN OF

RELIEF.

JACKIE IS IN THE RECOVERY.

SHE IS HOLDING THE BABY.

SHE IS A LITTLE WOOZY, BUT

THAT'S OKAY.

IT ALL WENT SOUTH WHEN THE

DOCTOR WALKED OVER TO HER,

AND HE PULLED UP HER --

THE BLEAPGHT BLANKETS THAT WERE ON

HER, AND THERE WAS SO MUCH

BLOOD THAT JUST CAME OUT.

IT JUST CAME POURING OUT.

I WAS DEFINITELY

SCARED.

I WAS SCARED OF WHAT I

SAW.

I SAW IN HIS EYES A LITTLE

BIT OF FEAR, AND I BECAME

FEARFUL.

Reporter: JACKIE

PASSED OUT, AND THE DOCTOR

CALLED A CODE BLUE.

GABRIEL AND BABY DAWSEN

WERE RUSHED FROM THE ROOM

AS THE CODE BLUE TEAM WENT

TO WORK.

I JUST WANTED SOMEONE

TO COME AND GRAB ME AND

TELL ME IT'S GOING TO BE

OKAY.

I WAS PREPARING MYSELF FOR

THE WORST.

I DID NOT WANT TO BE A

SINGLE DAD.

JACKIE IS SO FUN, AND SHE

IS MY BEST FRIEND.

SO IT WOULD BE LIKE LOSING

A PART OF ME.

Reporter: ALONE IN

THE HALL, GABRIEL CRIED

OUT TO GOD.

I OPENED MY HEART TO

HIM, AND I TOLD HIM IF HE

COULD SAVE JACKIE, IF HE

COULD HEAR THIS PRAYER OF

MINE, AND HE SPOKE TO ME

RIGHT AWAY.

Reporter: GABRIEL

SAID GOD ASSURED HIM HE

WAS IN CONTROL, AND JACKIE

WOULD BE FINE.

I CRIED OUT TO HIM, AND

HE WAS RIGHT THERE.

BEFORE I EVEN CRIED OUT TO

HIM, HE WAS RIGHT THERE,

BUT I JUST DIDN'T SEE IT.

GOD HAD TAKEN THOSE WOES,

AND NO MATTER WHAT

HAPPENED, I KNEW, HEY, IT

IS GOING TO BE OKAY.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY

ABOUT ANYTHING AT ALL.

Reporter: A FEW

MINUTES LATER, THEY TOLD

GABRIEL HIS WIFE HAD

PULLED THROUGH AND WAS

RESTING.

HE RECALLS THE RELIEF AS

HE WALKED INTO HER ROOM.

I STARTED JOKING AROUND

WITH HER, LIKE YOU ALMOST

DIED ON ME.

Reporter: OVER THE

NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS,

GABRIEL OPENED UP IN A

Facebook POST ABOUT HIS

LOVE FOR JACKIE AND THE

MIRACULOUS ANSWER TO

PRAYER.

I WANTED TO SAY I LOVE

YOU AND TELL HER

EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE

OKAY.

I WATCHED HELPLESSLY AS

THEY TRIED TO SAVE MY

WIFE.

I WANTED TO CRY OUT TO GOD

BE ASK HIM WHY.

HE ANSWERED, GABRIEL, I

LOVE YOU MORE THAN I CAN

IMAGINE.

IT IS OKAY TO CALL ON ME.

I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU.

Reporter: A FEW DAYS

LATER, HE AND JACKIE WERE

RELEASED FROM THE

HOSPITAL.

BOTH JACKIE AND GABRIEL

BELIEVE THAT PRAYER SAVED

HER LIFE THAT DAY.

I REALLY BELIEVE THAT

GOD HEARD OUR PRAYERS,

THAT MAYBE IT WAS TIME FOR

ME TO GO.

MAYBE MY TIME ON EARTH WAS

DONE, BUT GOD HEARD

SOMEONE'S VOICE, SAYING I

HAVE A PURPOSE, A REASON

TO BE HERE.

GOD ANSWERS PRAYERS

BECAUSE I REALLY THOUGHT I

WAS DYING.

A LOT OF PEOPLE, I

DON'T THINK THEY

UNDERSTAND THE POWER OF

PRAYER.

IT IS YOUR ONE CONNECTION

TO GOD, THAT HE ACTUALLY

HEARS YOUR VOICE.

THE MAKER OF THE WORLD CAN

ACTUALLY HEAR YOU.

PRAYER IS POWER, NO

MATTER IN WHAT

CIRCUMSTANCES, NO MATTER

HOW AMAZING YOUR

CIRCUMSTANCES ARE, IT IS

POWERFUL.

IT IS THE MOST POWERFUL

TOOL WE HAVE.

AND WHEN WE FINALLY

RECOGNIZE HOW POWERFUL IT

IS, WE CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS.

Gordon: PRAYER IS

POWERFUL.

AND GOD HEARS OUR PRAYER.

WHEN WE PRAY IN ACCORDANCE

WITH HIS WILL, WE HAVE

EVERY CONFIDENCE THAT HE

HEARS US.

AND IF HE HEARS US, WE

HAVE EVERY CONFIDENCE THAT

HE WILL ANSWER WHAT WE'RE

ASKING FOR.

NOW, HOW DO YOU KNOW IF

YOU'RE PRAYING IN

ACCORDANCE WITH HIS WILL?

WELL, YOU FIND IT IN THE

BIBLE.

DOES GOD SAY THAT HE IS

GOING TO PROMISE TO DO

THIS?

DOES HE HAVE SPECIFIC

PROMISES FOR HEALING?

DOES HE HAVE SPECIFIC

PROMISES TO RESCUE YOU?

DOES HE HAVE SPECIFIC

PROMISES THAT WHEN YOU

PRAY ACCORDING TO HIS

WORD, HE HEARS YOU.

THESE ARE ALL THERE.

THE BIBLE IS A GUIDE FOR

US, AND A GUIDE TO SHOW US

THE PROMISES.

NOW, HERE IS SOMETHING FOR

YOU.

PART OF THIS GUIDE IS THE

NAMES OF GOD.

AND THOSE NAMES ARE THE

KEY, IF YOU WILL, TO SHOW

US THAT HE IS OUR

PROVIDER.

HE IS OUR HEALER.

HE IS OUR SOURCE.

HE IS OUR ALL IN ALL.

SO RIGHT NOW LET'S PRAY.

AND IF YOU HAVE A NEED,

REALIZE GOD IS THE ANSWER

TO EVERY HUMAN NEED.

IT IS THE REASON HE SET

THIS BLUEPRINT IN FRONT OF

US, SO THAT WE WOULD HAVE

THE CONFIDENCE GOING TO

HIM, THAT WE'RE PRAYING IN

ACCORDANCE WITH HIS WILL.

WE DON'T HAVE TO BARGAIN

WITH HIM.

WE JUST HAVE TO REALIZE

THAT WE CAN TRUST HIM TO

PROVIDE THAT NEED.

LET'S PRAY.

LORD GOD, WE LIFT THE

NEEDS OF THE AUDIENCE TO

YOU.

AND WE JUST DECLARE, WITH

THANKSGIVING, THAT YOU ARE

THE ANSWER TO EVERY HUMAN

NEED.

SO FOR THOSE WHO NEED

HEALING, WE LIFT THEM UP

TO YOU BECAUSE YOU HAVE

DECLARED TO US THAT YOU

ARE THE LORD GOD WHO HEALS

OUR DISEASE.

FOR THOSE THAT NEED

PROVISION, YOU'RE OUR

PROVIDER.

FOR THOSE THAT NEED

RECONCILIATION, YOU'RE THE

RECONCILER.

YOU BRING ALL THINGS

TOGETHER.

WE RECEIVE IT NOW IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

AND AMEN.

HERE IS A WORD FROM

ROMANS: "FOR WHOSOEVER

SHALL CALL UPON THE NAME

OF THE LORD SHALL BE

SAVED."

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