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The 700 Club - April 25, 2018

A car smashed by a a truck puts a young woman in the ER fighting for life. Watch her make a miraculous recovery. Read Transcript


Announcer: THE

FOLLOWING PROGRAM IS

SPONSORED BY CBN.

Wendy: COMING UP...A

CAR IS SMASHED BY A MAC

TRUCK.

BLOOD AND EVERYTHING

EVERYWHERE.

Wendy: AND A YOUNG

WOMAN IS LIFE-FLIGHTED TO

THE E.R.

WATCH HER MAKE A

MIRACULOUS RECOVERY.

WE WANTED TO CLAIM THAT

VICTORY FOR GOD.

Wendy: OUR WEEK OF

PRAYER CONTINUES.

IT WAS THE MOST

IMPORTANT MEDICINE FOR ME.

Wendy: ON TODAY'S

"700 CLUB."

*

Pat: WELL, IT'S A

GREAT DAY.

IT'S THE MIDDLE OF THE

WEEK, AND I HOPE YOU'RE

HAVING A GREAT TIME

WHEREVER YOU LIVE.

AND WE'RE HAVING IT HERE

IN VIRGINIA BEACH, THE

GARDEN SPOT OF AMERICA.

[LAUGHTER]

Pat: WE SAY THAT SO

THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

WILL LOVE US.

Wendy: WE'RE NOT THE

GARDEN STATE, THOUGH.

Pat: NO, WE'RE NOT.

THE GARDEN STATE IS

ANYTHING BUT, IF YOU LIVE

IN NEW JERSEY.

> PRESIDENT TRUMP WANTS

TO PULL OUT OF THE IRAN

NUCLEAR DEAL, BUT HE IS

STILL WILLING TO TALK

ABOUT CHANGING IT, IF IT

WILL REALLY STOP IRAN FROM

BUILDING NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

SO HE SAYS, OKAY, FIX IT,

AND I'LL LEAVE IT ALONE.

DON'T FIX IT, AND I'M OUT.

Wendy: THE PRESIDENT

HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT A

NEW VERSION OF THE IRAN

DEAL WITH FRENCH PRESIDENT

MACRON, AT THE WHITE HOUSE

HOSTED THE FIRST STATE

DINNER OF THE TRUMP

PRESIDENCY.

BEN KENNEDY HAS THAT STORY

FROM WASHINGTON.

Reporter: FRANCE'S

PRESIDENT RECEIVED A VERY

WARM WELCOME FROM HIS

FRIEND AND ALLY, PRESIDENT

TRUMP.

THE TWO ARE DEALING WITH

TRADE, ISIS SECURITY, AND

EVEN ISSUES THEY DON'T

AGREE ON, LIKE THE IRAN

NUCLEAR DEAL.

President Trump: IF

IRAN THREATENS US IN ANY

WAY, THEY WILL PAY A PRICE

LIKE FEW COUNTRIES HAVE

EVER PAID.

Reporter: A WARNING

FOR IRAN AS PRESIDENT

TRUMP MET WITH HIS FRENCH

COUNTER-PART TO TACKLE A

DEAL TO KEEP THE COUNTRY

FROM DEVELOPING NUCLEAR

WEAPONS.

President Trump: IT

IS A BAD DEAL.

IT IS A BAD STRUCTURE.

IT IS FALLING DOWN.

IT SHOULD HAVE NEVER, EVER

BEEN MADE.

Reporter: TRUMP

ARGUES THAT THE DEAL

FAILED TO ADDRESS IRAN'S

BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM,

AND THERE ARE STILL

CONCERNS ABOUT IRAN'S

ACTIVITIES IN SYRIA AND

YEMEN.

BUT MACRON AGREED HE, TOO,

DIDN'T LIKE THE DEAL, BUT

FEARS THE CONSEQUENCES IF

THE U.S. PULLS OUT.

WHAT WE HAVE TO WORK ON

WITH IRAN AND THE

DIFFERENT PROCESSES IN THE

REGION, AND OUR ALLIES, IS

TO FIND A THIRD DEAL,

WHERE WE CAN FIX THE OVERT

SITUATION.

President Trump: WE

WILL HAVE A STRONG

BLOCKAGE TO THE

MEDITERRANEAN, WHICH, TO

ME, IS VERY IMPORTANT,

BECAUSE IF WE DON'T, YOU

HAVE IRAN GOING RIGHT TO

THE MEDITERRANEAN.

Reporter: EUROPEAN

LEADERS HAVE AGREED WITH

TRUMP TO ADDRESS BOTH

IRAN'S TROUBLE-MAKING AND

ITS MISSILE PROBLEM.

TROUBLE IN SYRIA PROMPTED

TRUMP TO PRAISE MACRON FOR

JOINING THIS STRIKE AFTER

ASSAD'S RECENT CHEMICAL

WEAPONS ATTACK ON ITS OWN

CITIZENS.

THE TALK THEN TURNED TO

CLIMATE CHANGE, ANOTHER

TOPIC THAT THE TWO LEADERS

DON'T AGREE ON.

DESPITE THEIR DIFFERENCES,

THE TWO EMBRACED DURING A

JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE AND

REMAIN CLOSE FRIENDS.

President Trump: I

LIKE HIM A LOT.

Reporter: THE MAY

12th DEADLINE LOOMS FOR

THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL AND

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S DECISION

ON WHETHER OR NOT THE

AGREEMENT HAS BEEN

IMPROVED, OR WHETHER THE

U.S. WILL BASICALLY

WITHDRAW FROM IT.

BEN KENNEDY, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Pat: THERE IS ANOTHER

DEVELOPMENT TODAY THAT

DOESN'T LOOK TOO GOOD FOR

THE PRESIDENT.

A FEDERAL JUDGE HAS SAID,

LOOK, HE'S GOT TO FIX DACA

OR HE'S ONLY GOT SO MANY

MONTHS TO DO IT OR ELSE.

I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY

JUDGES ARE TRYING TO

REWRITE FOREIGN POLICY.

BUT TRUMP SAID, LOOK,

ACCORDING TO WHAT THE LAW

SAYS, DACA IS DEAD.

I LIKE DACA.

I'VE ASKED FOR THE

CONGRESS TO REWORK IT TO

MAKE IT WORK, BUT THE

CONGRESS DIDN'T MOVE.

AND SO A FEDERAL JUDGE IS

NOW ORDERING THE PRESIDENT

TO DO SOMETHING.

I DON'T THINK JUDGES

SHOULD DO THAT.

I THINK THE FEDERAL

JUDICIARY HAS OVERSTEPPED

ITS BOUNDS FOR CENTURIES,

CERTAINLY FOR DECADES, AND

I'M NOT IN FAVOR OF IT.

BECAUSE I THINK THESE ARE

NON-ELECTED PEOPLE WHO

SHOULDN'T BE RESPONSIBLE

FOR FOREIGN POLICY.

ANYHOW, IN OTHER NEWS,

REPUBLICANS HAVE WON A

CLOSELY-WATCHED SPECIAL

ELECTION IN ARIZONA.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT.

John: THANKS, PAT.

REPUBLICAN DEBBIE LESKO

WON THE SPECIAL

CONGRESSIONAL ELECTION IN

THAT STATE'S EIGHTH

DISTRICT, BUT IT WAS A

NARROW VICTORY.

AND I WOULD LIKE TO

FORMALLY INTRODUCE YOU,

AND HAVE YOU MAKE WELCOME,

OUR NEW CONGRESSWOMAN.

Reporter: FORMER

ARIZONA GOVERNOR JAN

BREWER ANNOUNCED THE

VICTORY BY DEBBIE LESKO IN

ARIZONA'S EIGHTH

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

LIFE TAKES US ON

JOURNEYS, AND THIS IS AN

INCREDIBLE JOURNEY.

AND I WANT TO PROMISE YOU

THAT I AM GOING TO

CONTINUE TO WORK HARD FOR

THE PEOPLE IN MY DISTRICT,

AND CONTINUE TO REPRESENT

YOU WITH THE VALUES THAT

HAVE MADE OUR NATION

GREAT.

Reporter: PRESIDENT

TRUMP TWEETED IN SUPPORT

OF LESKO, SAYING, ARIZONA,

PLEASE GET OUT TODAY AND

VOTE DEBBIE LESKO FOR

CONGRESS IN '08.

SHE IS GREAT ON CRIME AND

THE MILITARY.

TIME IS TICKING DOWN.

GET OUT AND VOTE FOR

DEBBIE.

> EARLY RETURNS SHOWED

LESKO WINNING BY FIVE

PERCENTAGE POINTS IN WHAT

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DESCRIBED AT THE REDDEST

OF DISTRICTS IN A RED

STATE.

LESKO DEFEATED DR. HIRAL

TIPIRNENI, A FORMER

EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN

AND DEMOCRATIC POLITICAL

NEWCOMER.

WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE

TO FIGHT FOR ALL OF THESE

THINGS, FOR HEALTH CARE,

FOR EDUCATION, PROTECTING

OUR SENIORS, PROTECTING

OUR DREAMERS, AND MAKING

SURE WE HAVE ECONOMIC

GROWTH.

Reporter: HIRAL

TIPIRNENI SAYS SHE PLANS

TO RUN IN NOVEMBER'S

GENERAL ELECTION.

LESKO REPLACES TRENT

FRANKS, WHO STEPPED DOWN

IN DECEMBER AMID SEXUAL

MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS.

NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC GROUPS

DID NOT PUT MONEY INTO THE

RACE.

CHUCK COFLIN SAYS LESKO'S

MARGIN OF VICTORY WAS NOT

A GOOD SIGN FOR

REPUBLICANS IN THE

MID-TERMS.

BREWER SAYS THE G.O.P.

NEEDS TO MAKE CHANGES IF

THEY WANT TO KEEP THIS

DISTRICT AND OTHER SEATS.

BUT FOR NOW, THE NIGHT

BELONGED TO LES COULD.

LESKO.

WOW, THIS IS REALLY

SOMETHING.

I'M GOING TO BE A

CONGRESSWOMAN.

John: CHINA HAS

THREATENED TO PUT TARIFFS

ON AMERICAN FARM PRODUCTS

FOR RETALIATION OF THE

TARIFFS FOR STEEL AND

ALUMINUM.

BUT AGRICULTURAL SECRETARY

SUNNY PU PERDUE YOU SAYS HE

IS WORKING ON A PLAN TO

BAIL THEM OUT IF CHINA

FOLLOWS THROUGH.

Reporter: AFTER

COLLEGE, BRETT WHITEMAN

RETURNED TO HIS FAMILY

FARM IN VIRGINIA.

HE RAISES BEEF CATTLE,

CORN, AND SOYBEANS.

AND SAYS IT IS ALWAYS

ALARMING WHEN AGRICULTURAL

PRODUCTS ARE MENTIONED IN

TRADE DISPUTES.

SOYBEANS ARE THE MOST

CONCERNING JUST BECAUSE OF

THE VOLUME OF CONSUMPTION

THAT CHINA HAS.

THEY ARE THE LARGEST

CONSUMER OF SOYBEANS IN

THE WORLD.

Reporter: CHINA IS

THREATENING TARIFFS AS

HIGH AS 25% ON MORE THAN

100 AMERICAN PRODUCTS,

INCLUDING EVERYTHING

WHITEMAN RAISES, ALONG

WITH WHEAT, COTTON, AND

CRANBERRIES.

THE THREAT OF TARIFFS AND

FEARS OF A TRADE WAR COME

AT A CRITICAL TIME FOR

FARMERS, AS THEY PREPARED

TO PLANT THEIR CROPS, AND

ADD A LAYER OF CONCERN.

COMMODITY PRICES HAVE

DROPPED BY OVER 40%.

Reporter: U.S.

AGRICULTURE DEPENDS ON

TRADE.

OF THE 140 BILLION IN

AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS LAST

YEAR, CHINA WAS AMERICA'S

BIGGEST CUSTOMER.

SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURAL,

SUNNY PERDUE, TELLS CBN

NEWS THAT CHINA'S TARIFF

THREATS ARE A BIG DEAL,

BUT SAYS FARMERS HE HAS

TALKED TO APPRECIATES THE

PRESIDENT'S WILLINGNESS TO

STAND UP FOR THEM.

THEY'RE PATRIOTS.

THEY UNDERSTAND THAT CHINA

HAD TO BE CALLED ON FOR

CHEATING AND CALLED OUT.

AND THEY UNDERSTAND

THEY'RE VULNERABLE, BUT

THEY ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT

THE PRESIDENT IS GOING TO

TAKE CARE OF THEM.

Reporter: THEY WANT

TO COME UP WITH A PACKAGE

TO HELP FARMERS IF CHINA'S

THREATS AFFECT THEIR

BOTTOM LINE.

WE'RE WORKING ON A

PACKAGE, AND THERE

AUTHORITIES HERE IN THE

F.D.S. A., IN ORDER TO

UTILIZE PROGRAMS AND FUNDS

THAT WILL SUPPORT FARMERS

IF THEY'RE HARMED OR

DAMAGED BY TRADE DISPUTES.

Reporter: BEIJING

ALSO SIGNALLED IT IS READY

TO DEAL.

SECRETARY PERDUE IS

HOPEFUL HIS AID PACKAGE

WILL NEVER HAVE TO BE

OPENED.

THEY MUCH RATHER HAVE A

FAIR PRICE FOR A GOOD CROP

THAN ANY TYPE OF

GOVERNMENT PAYMENTS.

Reporter: AND

WHITEMAN ALSO SELLS CROP

INSURANCE TO FARMERS IN

VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA,

AND MARYLAND.

AND HE SAYS THERE IS ONE

UNIFYING PRINCIPLE.

WE ARE IN FAVOR OF FREE

TRADE.

IF THERE IS DEMAND OUT

THERE, WE TYPICALLY MEET

AND EXCEED IT, ALMOST TO

OUR OWN DEMISE.

SO WE WANT TO KEEP THAT

DEMAND UP AND ELIMINATE

ANYTHING THAT MIGHT

INHIBIT OUR PRODUCTS FROM

GOING ANYWHERE IN THE

WORLD WHERE PEOPLE MIGHT

NEED THEM.

Reporter: JENNIFER

WISHON, CBN NEWS, MOUNT

JACKSON, VIRGINIA.

John: AND UP CLOSE

LOOK AT HOW A POTENTIAL

TRADE WAR A MAY HURT

AMERICANS.

Pat: THEY KNOW THE

EXPORTS THAT ARE THE MOST

VULNERABLE, AND THEY KNOW

THE ONES THEY TAKE THE

MOST OF, AND IF THEY WANT

A TIT-FOR-TAT WITH THE

PRESIDENT, THEY KNOW HOW

TO DO IT.

SO THIS CAN HURT US BADLY,

IF THERE IS A TARIFF ON

SOYBEANS AND FARM

PRODUCTS.

BUT SOMEHOW THEY'LL WORK

IT OUT.

BUT THE PRESIDENT -- I

MEAN, HE LIKES TO TAKE IT

RIGHT TO THE EDGE.

BUT I THINK REALLY WHAT HE

HAS DONE HAS BEEN VERY

SUCCESSFUL.

I KNOW THERE IS A LOT OF

BUSTER INVOLVED, BUT THAT

IS PART OF THE GAME WHEN

YOU'RE IN A HIGH-STAKES

BATTLE.

YOU PUT YOUR FOOT OUT

THERE, AND THEY PUT THEIRS

OUT, AND THEY PLAY BACK

AND FORTH.

AND THEN FINALLY THEY MAKE

A DEAL.

THAT'S THE WHOLE IDEA.

SO JUST REMEMBER, YOU'RE

DEALING WITH THE MAN WHO

WROTE THE BOOK, "THE ART

OF THE DEAL."

JOHN?

John: A THIRD FEDERAL

JUDGE HERE IN WASHINGTON

HAS RULED AGAINST THE

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S

DECISION TO END DACA, THE

PROGRAM THAT PROTECTS

YOUNG ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

BROUGHT TO THE UNITED

STATES AS CHILDREN.

THE JUDGE SAID THE

GOVERNMENT NOW HAS TO

ACCEPT NEW APPLICATIONS

FOR THE PROGRAM, IN

ADDITION TO RENEWALS.

BUT THE JUDGE DID GIVE THE

WHITE HOUSE 90 DAYS TO

BETTER EXPLAIN ITS REASONS

FOR CANCELLING DACA BEFORE

ITS DECISION IS

IMPLEMENTED.

AND AS YOU SAID EARLIER IN

THE SHOW, THIS COMES TO A

BLOW TO THE TRUMP

ADMINISTRATION.

Pat: IT IS INDEED.

WE DON'T UNDERSTAND WHERE

THE JUDGE IS COMING FROM.

I THINK THAT PARTICULAR

JUDGE IS A REPUBLICAN.

HE IS NOT SOME LEFT-WING

IDIOLOG.

TRUMP SAID BASICALLY

CONGRESS HAS TO FIX IT.

AND CONGRESS HASN'T FIXED

IT.

SO I DON'T KNOW WHY THE

MESSAGE IS TO THE

PRESIDENT, THAT YOU'VE GOT

TO MOVE IN THE NEXT 90

DAYS.

THE PRESIDENT SAYS, THE

LAW DOESN'T ACCOMMODATE

DACA, AND I'M FOR DA KA.

DACA.

WE ALL ARE, AND CONGRESS

NEEDS TO MOVE ON IT.

Wendy: UP NEXT, A NEW

MOVE BY MILLENNIALS TO

BRIDGE THE GAP ON THE

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE.

THERE ARE A LOT OF

CHRISTIANS WHO ARE SAYING,

I WANT TO BE ENGAGED IN

POLITICS, BUT I DON'T WANT

TO GO ALL THE WAY TO THE

LEFT OR ALL THE WAY TO THE

RIGHT.

Wendy: HEAR HOW THE

"AND" CAMPAIGN IS BRINGING

TOGETHER LEADERS FROM BOTH

POLITICAL PARTIES.

Pat: TODAY'S

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE IS

BITTERLY DIVIDED, BUT ONE

GROUP OF MILLENNIALS IS

WORKING TO BRING BELIEVERS

OF BOTH SIDES TOGETHER.

AMBER C. STRONG HAS THAT

STORY FROM ATLANTA.

I WANT TO GET INTO IT.

Reporter: IT MIGHT

NOT BE UNUSUAL TO SEE A

REPUBLICAN AND A DEMOCRAT

FACE OFF IN FRONT OF THE

MICROPHONE.

YOU'RE LISTENING TO THE

CHURCH POLITICS PODCAST.

Reporter: BUT IN THIS

CASE, JAMES LANGFORD AND

DEMOCRAT CHRIS COONS SAT

DOWN TO DISCUSS THEIR

CHRISTIAN FAITH.

AND THE MAN BEHIND THE

CONVERSATION...37-YEAR-OLD

JUSTIN GIBINI.

HE, ALONG WITH MICHAEL

WEAR HOSTS A PODCASTS

CALLED "CHURCH POLITICS,"

WHERE THEY'RE ALLOWING

POLITICIANS, NO MATTER

THEIR PARTY, A CHANCE TO

SHARE THEIR FACE.

A FORMER DEMOCRATIC

DELEGATE SAYS HE HAS SEEN

THE DOWNSIDE OF SHARING

POLITICAL CONVICTIONS.

I'VE BEEN IN THE

CAMPAIGN CULTUREING FOR

YEARS.

Reporter: IN 2015,

GIBINI RAN ON A PLATFORM

PROMOTING HIS PRO-LIFE AND

CHRISTIAN BELIEFS.

Reporter: THAT LED TO

ATTACKS FROM MEMBERS OF

HIS OWN PARTY.

I CAME TO A POINT IN

URBAN POLITICS WHEN I WAS

THINKING, I ENJOY DOING

THIS, BUT I'M GETTING

PUSHED FURTHER AND FURTHER

TO THE LEFT ON EVERY

ISSUE.

Reporter: HE IS NOT

ALONE.

IN THIS DIVIDED SOCIETY,

MEMBERS OF BOTH SIDES FEEL

PUSHED TO THE EDGES AND A

WAY FROM THE MIDDLE.

AND IT DOESN'T APPEAR TO

BE THE WISH OF VOTERS.

AACCORDING TO THIS POLL,

71% OF MILLENNIALS THINK

BOTH PARTIES DO A POOR JOB

OF REPRESENTING THE

AMERICAN PEOPLE AND WANT A

THIRD PARTY.

THERE ARE A LOT OF

CHRISTIANS SAYING, I WANT

TO BE ENGAGED IN POLITICS,

BUT I DON'T WANT TO GO ALL

THE WAY TO THE LEFT OR ALL

THE WAY TO THE RIGHT.

Reporter: AND HE ALSO

FELT EXCLUDED FROM SOME

CONSERVATIVE CIRCLES,

THANKS TO TWO WORDS:

SOCIAL JUSTICE.

YOU CAN LOOK AT

YouTube: I'M GLAD I'M

NOT A SOCIAL JUSTICE

WARRIOR, THE CHULT OF

SOCIAL JUSTICE, AND SO ON.

Reporter: MOVEMENTS

WRAP THEMSELVES IN A

SOCIAL JUSTICE BLANKET,

AND GIBINI BELIEVES IT IS

TIME FOR THAT TO END.

WE'RE SAYING, LET'S

RECLAIM THIS WORD.

THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS

THAT HAVE BEEN DEFILED,

BUT I DON'T THINK GOD

TELLS US TO CONCEDE THAT.

Reporter: HIS VIEW OF

SOCIAL JUSTICE MEANS

CALLING FOR AN END TO

THINGS LIKE ABORTION AND

POLICE BRUTALITY, WHILE

PERFORMING CRIMINAL

JUSTICE REFORM.

IF WE'RE ALL ABOUT

FAMILY, WE HAVE TO MAKE

SURE THAT PEOPLE AREN'T

BEING INCARCERATED

UNNECESSARILY BECAUSE IT

BREAKS UP FAMILY.

Reporter: SO HOW DO

YOU CUT THROUGH THE

CONFUSION?

BY BRINGING BOTH SIDES

TOGETHER, WHICH GIBINI

DID.

>[INAUDIBLE]

Reporter: HE STARTED

THE MOVEMENT TO HELP

CHRISTIANS REALIZE THE

ANSWER DOESN'T ONLY LIE

WITHIN PARTY LINES.

WHILE SOME MILLENNIALS SHY

AWAY FROM THE IDEA OF

RELIGION AND POLITICS, THE

TEAM SAY THEY'RE

DETERMINED TO TAKE THEIR

MESSAGE FROM THE CHURCH

PEWS TO THE STREETS OF

WASHINGTON.

I'M EXCITED ABOUT WHAT

THEY'RE SEEKING TO DO,

BECAUSE THEY'RE SEEKING TO

BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN

RIGHTEOUSNESS AND JUSTICE,

BETWEEN BIBLICAL VALUES

AND SOCIAL EQUITY.

AND THOSE TWO HAVE DIVIDED

THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY

FOR FAR TOO LONG.

AS THOUGH GOD RIDES ON THE

BACKS OF DONKIES OR

ELEPHANTS.

Reporter: MAN

BELIEVES THAT MILLENNIALS

HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO

BRIDGE THE GAP.

WE CAN HAVE A

GENERATION THAT BRINGS

THOSE TOGETHER AND GIVES A

FULL UNDERSTANDING OF GOD,

AND NOT A PARTIAL

UNDERSTANDING OF GOD, AND

THEN WE CAN GET THE

HOLISTIC NATURE OF GOD

OPERATING IN OUR MIDST.

WE WANT TO MAKE SURE

THAT CHRISTIANS ARE KIND

OF TRANSCENDING THE

PARTISANSHIP WE SEE TODAY.

BE COURAGEOUS.

THANK YOU.

Reporter: SO GIBINI

WILL REMAIN FOCUSED, BY

PROVIDING PLATFORMS FOR

BELIEVERS, LEFT AND RIGHT,

MAKING SURE THEY GET A

SEAT AT THE TABLE.

AMBER C. STRONG, CBN NEWS

IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA.

Pat: A GOOD REPORT,

AMBER.

THANK YOU.

> YOU KNOW, I WAS

READING TODAY THAT THE

BIBLE SAYS THAT JESUS WENT

INTO A CHURCH OR A

SYNAGOGUE, AND THEY GAVE

HIM THE SCRIPTURE TO READ.

AND HE PICKED UP A PASSAGE

FROM ISAIAH, WHICH SAID,

"THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS

UPON ME BECAUSE HE HAS

ANOINTED ME TO PREACH GLAD

TIDINGS TO THE POOR,

RECOVERING OF SIGHT TO THE

BLIND, RELEASE OF THE

PRISONERS FROM THEIR

CAPTIVITY," AND SO FORTH.

HE SAID, "THIS DAY THIS

SCRIPTURE HAS BEEN

FULFILLED IN YOUR EYES."

THAT'S WHAT HE CAME TO DO.

ALL OF THIS POLITICS, IF

THEY JUST FOCUSED ON WHAT

JESUS DID AND WHAT HE

TAUGHT.

WHAT DOES HE ACTUAL SAY?

AND I REMEMBER I WAS GOING

TO SPEAK DOWN IN BRAZIL,

AND THEY HAD THIS TERRIBLE

PROBLEM WITH DIVORCE AND

IMMORTALITY AND SO FORTH.

SO I WAS GOING TO SPEAK TO

A GROUP OF, I THINK,

40,000, 50,000 PEOPLE IN A

PLACE CALLED RECIFE, AND I

WAS ALL SET TO DO IT, AND

THE LORD SAID, YOU'RE

SPEAKING TO THE POOR

PEOPLE, IS THAT GOOD NEWS?

AND GOD SAYS, YOU DO WHAT

I TOLD YOU TO DO, YOU

PREACH GOOD NEWS TO THE

POOR.

AND I PREACHED GOOD NEWS

TO THE POOR.

AND ABOUT 20,000 PEOPLE

CAME TO THE LORD.

SO IT WAS REALLY A NICE

EVENING.

BUT IT ISN'T CONDEMNATION

THAT PEOPLE NEED.

THEY NEED TO HEAR WHAT

JESUS SAID.

"THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS

UPON ME BECAUSE HE HAS

ANOINTED ME TO PREACH GLAD

TIDINGS TO THE POOR, AND

RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE

BLIND AND RELEASE OF THE

CAPTIVES FROM PRISON," AND

SO FORTH.

THAT'S WHERE ALL SOCIAL

JUSTICE IS FOUND.

IF WE GO BACK TO THE

BIBLE, WE'LL HAVE

SOMETHING GOOD.

Wendy: WHEN GOD

CHANGES YOUR SERMON AT THE

LAST MINUTE LIKE THAT, YOU

KNOW SOMETHING GOOD IS

GOING TO HAPPEN, BUT IT IS

SCARY, ISN'T IT?

Pat: AND SOMETHING

GOOD DID HAPPEN.

IT WAS MARVELOUS.

BUT I WAS READY TO LET

THEM HAVE IT BECAUSE THERE

IS SO MUCH IMMORTALITY --

Wendy: GOD IS SO

GOOD.

Pat: THE LORD SAID,

I'M GOING TO PUT MY LAW

INTO THEIR MINDS, AND I'LL

PUT IT INTO THEIR HEARTS.

AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT WE

NEED.

WE DON'T NEED EXTERNAL

RULES AND REGULATIONS.

WE NEED THE HOLY SPIRIT TO

PUT IN OUR HEARTS, AND

WE'LL LIVE THE LAWS OF

GOD.

Wendy: WELL, COMING

UP, STUDENTS DRIVING TO A

CHURCH RETREAT MAKE A

TRAGIC U-TURN.

THEY'RE IN THE CAR AND

THEY CAN'T GET OUT OF THE

CAR, AND THEY'RE

SCREAMING, AND THERE IS

GLASS AND BLOOD AND

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE.

Wendy: STAY TUNED TO

SEE A MIRACLE MARRIAGE

THAT TAKES PLACE ONE YEAR

TO THE DATE OF THIS

HORRIFIC CRASH.

Wendy: WELCOME BACK.

WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF

OUR SPRING WEEK OF PRAYER,

AND IF YOU HAVEN'T

FINISHED YOUR PRAYER

REQUESTS YET AND YOU'RE

WORRIED, THERE IS STILL

TIME.

JUST DIAL THE NUMBER ON

YOUR SCREEN:

1-800-700-7000, OR LOG ON

TO cbn.com AND WE'LL BE

GLAD TO BE PRAYING FOR

YOUR REQUEST EVERY DAY ON

"THE 700 CLUB," AND ALSO

IN OUR CHAPEL DAILY AT

NOON.

LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT

YESTERDAY'S CHAPEL

SERVICE, FEATURING PASTOR

CHO CO.

CHOCO.

I WANT TO TALK ABOUT

THE POWER OF PRAYER.

THERE COMES A TIME WHERE

PRAYER MUST CONVERT TO

ACTION.

THE BIBLE SAYS IN LUKE

19:10: "FOR THE SON OF

MAN CAME TO SEEK AND SAVE

THAT WHICH IS LOST."

AND THERE HAS BEEN A PER

PERVERSVERSIVE GROWING IN OUR

NATION.

PEOPLE CAN LIVE PERHAPS

FIVE DAYS WITHOUT WATER,

AND MAYBE FIVE MINUTES

WITHOUT AIR, BUT WE CANNOT

LIVE, NOT ONE SECOND,

WITHOUT HOPE.

SOMETIMES WE MISS THE

OPPORTUNITY TO BE JESUS TO

PEOPLE WHO ARE HURTING.

WE MUST CONVERT OUR PRAYER

TO ACTION.

OUR PRAYER IS TO LEAD US

TO ENGAGE CULTURE IN THE

WORLD WE LIVE IN.

Wendy: WE MUST

CONVERT OUR PRAYER TO

ACTION, THAT WAS WONDERFUL

WISDOM THERE.

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US

EACH DAY THIS WEEK FOR

CHAPEL AT NOON EASTERN

TIME.

JUST LOG ON TO cbn.com

TODAY'S FEATURED SPEAKER

IS RUSTY GEORGE.

I'LL ALSO BE TALKING WITH

HIM A LITTLE LATER ON

TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

THAT'S GOING TO BE FUN,

PAT.

Pat: I'M PLANNING ON

BEING THE SPEAKER

TOMORROW.

Wendy: YAY, THAT'S

GREAT.

Pat: I DO HOPE YOU'LL

COME.

> BRAD STEVENS WAS

ENGAGED TO THE LOVE OF HIS

LIFE, AND ONE DAY HE GOT A

PHONE CALL THAT HIS

FIANCEE HAD BEEN IN A

SERIOUS CAR WRECK.

SOON BRAD FOUND OUT SHE

MIGHT NOT MAKE THEIR

WEDDING DAY BECAUSE THAT

ACCIDENT COULD LIKELY KILL

HER.

Reporter: BRAD AND

ASHLEY STEVENS MET AT

STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY

OF NEBRASKA.

AFTER DATING ABOUT A YEAR,

BRAD KNEW SHE WAS THE LOVE

OF HIS LIFE.

SHE IS KIND AND SWEET,

BUT AT THE SAME TIME,

DRIVEN.

EVERY TIME I GOT TO KNOW

SOMETHING MORE ABOUT

ASHLEY, I WAS DRAWN MORE

TO HER.

Reporter: THEY GOT

ENGAGED AFTER GRADUATION

AND SET A WEDDING DATE IN

MAY OF 2009.

AT THE TIME, ASHLEY WAS

WORKING FOR THE FELLOWSHIP

OF CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

STUDENTS.

THE MORNING OF

DECEMBER 12, 20008, THE

STAFF WAS DRIVING TO A

RETREAT.

AFTER MISSING THEIR TURN,

THE CAR ASHLEY AND SOME

CO-WORKERS WERE IN MADE A

U-TURN AND WAS HIT BY A

MAC TRUCK.

FATHER METIO WAS FOLLOWING

IN ANOTHER CAR.

I LITERALLY CAME UPON

IT PROBABLY WITHIN A

MINUTE AFTER IT HAPPENED.

IT WAS A HORRIFYING

SITUATION.

THEY WERE IN THE CAR, AND

THEY CAN'T GET OUT OF THE

CAR, AND THEY'RE

SCREAMING, AND THERE IS

GLASS AND BLOOD AND

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE.

WE WERE PRAYING AND

INTERCEDING ON THEIR

BEHALF BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT

WE COULD DO AT THAT

MOMENT.

Reporter: FATHER

METIO CALLED 9-1-1.

FOUR OF THE GIRLS HAD

MINOR INJURIES, BUT ASHLEY

SUFFERED MAJOR HEAD AND

FACIAL TRAUMA.

SHE WAS LIFE-FLIGHTED TO

THE TRAUMA CENTER.

A MUTUAL FRIEND CALLED

BRAD TO LET HIM KNOW.

AND THEN BRAD'S FATHER

DROVE HIM TO THE HOSPITAL.

I DON'T REMEMBER A LOT

OF THE DETAILS OF THAT

DRIVE.

ALL I REMEMBER IS PRAYING,

JUST BE WITH ASHLEY.

JUST BE WITH ASHLEY.

JUST BE WITH ASHLEY.

BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT

WAS HAPPENING.

Reporter: WHEN BRAD

ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL,

HE AND FATHER METIO FOUND

A NURSE FOR AN UPDATE.

SHE WAS THE ONE WHO

TOLD ME THE SEVERITY OF

ASHLEY'S CONDITION, AND

THAT SHE MIGHT NOT MAKE

IT.

I DIDN'T THINK ABOUT THAT

THIS COULD BE THE END FOR

ASHLEY.

WE WENT BACK TO THE

EMERGENCY ROOM, AND SHE

WAS REALLY BANGED UP.

I MEAN, IT WAS ROUGH.

I COULD SEE IT WAS HER

CLOTHES, BUT I COULDN'T

SEE THAT IT WAS HER.

AND IT FRIGHTENED ME.

Reporter: FRIENDS

ARRIVED AT THE HOSPITAL,

OFFERING PRAYERS AND

SUPPORT.

THE LOBBY IN THE

WAITING AREA HAD FILLED UP

WITH JUST STUDENTS FROM

CAMPUS, FRIENDS OF

ASHLEY'S AND FRIENDS OF

MINE.

AND THE COMMUNITY OF FAITH

JUST KEPT BUILDING.

THERE WAS THIS HUGE,

RESPONSIVE PRAYER, WHICH

IS WHAT WE NEEDED.

I COULDN'T OVER EMPHASIZE

HOW IMPORTANT THAT IS.

YOU TURN TO GOD AND PUT

YOURSELF IN HIS PRESENCE

AND IN HIS CARE, AND

THAT'S THE BEST THING WE

CAN DO IN ANY SITUATION

LIKE THAT.

Reporter: OVER THE

NEXT FEW DAYS, PRAYERS FOR

ASHLEY WENT AROUND THE

WORLD.

HER BRAIN PRESSURE WAS

REACHING DANGEROUS LEVELS,

AND DOCTORS PUT IN A DRAIN

TO EXCESS FLUID.

THERE WAS NO GUARANTEE

SHE WOULD LIVE THROUGH

THIS OR IF SHE DID, WHAT

HER RECOVERY WOULD LOOK

LIKE.

Reporter: HER

SWELLING CAME DOWN, BUT

THERE WERE STILL

COMPLICATIONS.

BRAD SET UP A CARING

BRIDGE WITH PRAYER

REQUESTS FOR ASHLEY.

ALL THROUGHOUT HER

RECOVERY, SHE WOULD COME

AGAINST CHALLENGE AND

CHALLENGE AND CHALLENGE,

AND WE WOULD SPECIFICALLY

ASK FOR PRAYERS FOR THAT

CHALLENGE, AND THEY WOULD

BE MET.

THOOT THAT'S WHY IT IS SO

IMPORTANT THAT WE LEARN

HOW TO PRAY FROM OUR HEART

AS WELL.

AND WE WERE ALL DOING

THAT.

TELLING THE LORD THAT WE

WERE TOTALLY ENTRUSTING

THE SITUATION TO HIM,

KNOWING HE CAN TAKE CARE

OF THE SITUATION,

OBVIOUSLY, BETTER THAN

THAN WE CAN.

GIVE IT TO HIM.

Reporter: AFTER ONE

MONTH IN THE I.C.U.,

ASHLEY WAS FINALLY STABLE

ENOUGH TO BE MOVED.

SHE WAS FLOWN TO ATLANTA

FOR INTENSIVE REHAB.

THE FIRST QUESTION WAS,

WILL SHE KNOW ME?

AND THOSE QUESTIONS WERE

ANSWERED.

Reporter: IN

JUNE 2009, SHE WAS

RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL

TO START OUTPATIENT REHAB.

SHE PRESSED ON AND

STEADILY GREW STRONGER,

FINDING ENCOURAGEMENT FROM

THE PRAYER POSTED ON HER

CARING BRIDGE PAGE.

IT WAS, AT THE TIME,

THE MOST IMPORTANT

MEDICINE FOR ME.

JUST TO FEEL COVERED IN

PRAYER, TO FEEL

ENCOURAGED, AND TO FEEL

SUPPORTED, THAT I WASN'T

ALONE.

HAVING ALL OF THESE

PRAYERS ANSWERED, HAVING

HER RECOVERY PROGRESS,

HAVING SO MANY PEOPLE JUST

LOVE US, AND LOVE US IN SO

MANY DIFFERENT WAYS, AND

TO PRAYE PRAY FOR US, MY FAITH

WAS STRENTHENED IN A WAY

THAT I'D NEVER SEEN

BEFORE.

Reporter: ASHLEY AND

BRAD MARRIED THAT

DECEMBER, ON THE ONE-YEAR

ANNIVERSARY OF HER

ACCIDENT.

INSTEAD OF HAVING THAT

DATE ALWAYS BE A REMINDER

OF THE PAIN, WE WANTED IT

TO BE A REMINDER OF JOY.

AND WE WANTED TO RECLAIM

THAT MOMENT FOR THE GLORY

OF GOD.

WE WANTED TO CELEBRATE

THE FRUIT OF THE PRAYERS.

JUST HAVE A PARTY RATHER

THAN MAKE IT A SAD

ANNIVERSARY.

Reporter: TODAY,

ALMOST 10 YEARS LATER,

ASHLEY AND BRAD ENJOY

THEIR TIME WITH THEIR

THREE LITTLE GIRLS.

TIME THEY KNOW THEY MIGHT

NOT HAVE HAD WITHOUT THE

POWER OF PRAYER.

IF IT WEREN'T FOR THOSE

PRAYERS AND THOSE COMMENTS

AND THAT ENCOURAGEMENT, I

WOULDN'T BE WHERE I AM

TODAY.

THE FOUNDATION OF OUR

PRAYER LIFE WAS CRITICAL.

NOT ONLY DO I THINK TO HER

RECOVERY, BUT FOR US

COMING TOGETHER AS A

COUPLE, TO CREATE THE

FOUNDATION THEN FOR OUR

FAMILY.

THERE IS NO BURDEN TOO

SMALL NOT TO ASK FOR

PRAYER.

OFTEN WHEN BIG THINGS LIKE

THIS, LIKE ACCIDENTS

HAPPEN, WE ALL RALLY UP

AND ASK FOR PRAYER.

BUT WE NEED TO REMEMBER,

GOD WORKS IN SMALL WAYS,

TOO.

WHETHER IT IS PRAYING FOR

KIDS OR MARRIAGES OR, YOU

KNOW, JOB LOSS.

THERE IS NOTHING IN

YOUR LIFE THAT CAN'T BE

TAKEN TO GOD IN PRAYER.

Pat: HE IS RIGHT,

THERE IS NOTHING THAT

CAN'T BE TAKEN TO GOD IN

PRAYER.

GOD IS POWERFUL.

LOOK, FOLKS, WE'RE TALKING

ABOUT THE ONE WHO CREATED

THE EARTH.

WHEN WE PRAY FOR YOU,

WE'RE ASKING FOR MIRACLES

TO TAKE PLACE.

WE'RE SURROUNDED BY

THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF

PRAYER REQUESTS THAT HAVE

COME INTO US FROM ALL OVER

THE PLACE.

AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO

READ SPECIFICS BECAUSE IT

IS NOT NECESSARY.

BUT WE'RE GOING TO JOIN

HANDS.

THE BIBLE SAYS IF TWO OF

YOU WOULD AGREE ON EARTH

AS TOUCHING ANYTHING THAT

THEY ASK, IT WILL BE DONE

FOR THEM BY MY FATHER,

WHICH IS IN HEAVEN.

AND WE'RE GOING TO BELIEVE

GOD, AND WE'RE GOING TO

BELIEVE GOD FOR YOU.

THERE IS NOTHING TOO HARD

FOR GOD.

THERE IS NOTHING

IMPOSSIBLE FOR HIM, AND NO

PRAYER IS TOO SMALL.

I REMEMBER THE LADY WHO

WAS IN A PRISON, AND HER

CLOTHES WERE FALLING

APART.

AND ALL SHE WANTED WAS A

NEEDLE.

ALL SHE PRAYED FOR WAS A

NEEDLE, SO SHE COULD GET A

NEEDLE AND THREAD TO SEW

HER CLOTHES.

THAT'S ALL SHE WANTED.

BUT THAT WAS IMPORTANT,

AND GOD GAVE HER THE

NEEDLE SHE LOOKED FOR.

IT WAS A MIRACLE.

BUT IT CAN BE A BIG THING,

IT CAN BE A LITTLE THING,

BUT IN GOD IT IS ALL HIS

POWER.

AND WE'RE GOING TO JOIN

HANDS TOGETHER, AND

NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE

RIGHT NOW.

FATHER, I JOIN WITH MY

DEAR SISTER IN CHRIST.

AND WE JOIN TOGETHER FOR

PRAYING WITH THESE PEOPLE,

THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS

AND THOUSANDS AND

THOUSANDS OF PRAYER

REQUESTS.

AND, LORD, THEY COME

BEFORE YOU NOT BY

THOUSANDS, BUT BY TENS AND

TENS OF MILLIONS, AND THEY

ASCEND TO YOUR THRONE IN

HEAVEN.

AND YOU ARE ABLE TO

PROCESS THEM, TO HEAR

THEM, AND TO ANSWER THEM.

SO WE COME BEFORE YOU,

FATHER.

WE DON'T CLAIM ANY

RIGHTEOUSNESS ON OUR OWN,

BUT WE CLAIM THE

RIGHTEOUSNESS OF JESUS

CHRIST OUR SAVIOR.

AND WEE ASK WE ASK, LORD, NOW, FOR

THE PEOPLE IN THIS

AUDIENCE, THAT YOU MIGHT

TOUCH THEM AND DO MIRACLES

IN THEIR LIVES.

THERE IS SOMEBODY THAT

HAS -- IT'S SOME KIND OF A

GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEM.

AND YOU'RE JUST SUFFERING

ALL THE TIME.

SORT OF A LEAKY GUT.

YOU NEED SOMETHING TO

REACH DOWN AND HEAL YOU

AND CLOSE TO PROBLEM.

IN THE NAME OF JESUS,

RIGHT NOW CREATIVE

MIRACLES ARE TAKING PLACE,

RECEIVE AN ANSWER.

WENDY?

Wendy: THERE IS

SOMEONE SUFFERING WITH

PAIN ON YOUR RIGHT SIDE,

KIDNEY STONES, I BELIEVE,

AND IT'S VERY PAINFUL.

AND THE LORD IS TOUCHING

YOU RIGHT NOW AS WELL.

IN JESUS' NAME.

Pat: YOU'RE SEEING A

BRIGHT LIGHT RIGHT NOW,

AND GOD IS JUST BREAKING

THROUGH.

THAT IS A SIGN THAT HE HAS

HEARD YOUR PRAYER, AND YOU

ARE HAVING AN ANSWER RIGHT

AS WE SPEAK IN THE NAME OF

JESUS.

THANK YOU, LORD.

> A BOWEL OBSTRUCTION IS

BEING REMOVED, AND YOU'RE

COMPLETELY WHOLE.

EVERYTHING IS TAKIN TAKEN CARE

OF.

> THERE IS NOBOD SOMEBODY WHO

HAS SORES IN YOUR LEG,

LIKE ULCERS IN YOUR LEG.

JUST REACH DOWN AND TOUCH

YOUR LOWER LEG RIGHT NOW.

AND AS YOU TOUCH THAT LEG,

YOU WILL BE HEALED IN

JESUS' NAME.

WENDY?

Wendy: THERE IS

SOMEONE, YOU'RE SUFFERING

FROM A BONE MARROW

DISEASE, AND GOD IS

TOUCHING YOU RIGHT NOW.

AND ALSO SOMEONE WITH

MELANOMA, THE DIAGNOSIS

HAS NOT BEEN GOOD, BUT THE

LORD SAYS, BELIEVE THE

REPORT OF THE LORD BECAUSE

I AM YOUR HEALER.

SO JUST RECEIVE IT RIGHT

NOW IN JESUS' NAME.

Pat: FOR OTHERS WHO

ARE SAYING, I'M CALLING

UPON THE LORD, I HAVE AN

IMPOSSIBLE SITUATION, GOD

WILL PROSPER YOU YOU AND AND HE

WILL BLESS YOU.

AND WE SPEAK WORDS OF

BLESSING RIGHT NOW IN

JESUS' NAME.

AMEN AND AMEN.

WHEREVER YOU ARE, JUST

PRAISE THE LORD AND THANK

HIM.

RAISE YOUR HANDS AND THANK

THE LORD.

A MONTH OR SO AGO I HAD A

STROKE.

AND I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL.

AND THEY GAVE THIS

C.P.A. -- WHATEVER IT IS,

AND IT DID A MIRACLE.

AND THE MAN SAID I WAS

UNCONSCIOUS.

HE SAID, RAISE YOUR LEFT

HAND, AND SO I DID.

AND HE SAID, RAISE YOUR

RIGHT HAND, AND I DID.

AND HE SAID, RAISE BOTH

HANDS.

AND I THOUGHT, I'M GOING

TO RAISE MY HANDS AND

PRAISE THE LORD.

I RAISED MY HANDS, AND HE

SAID IT IS A MIRACLE.

GOD DOES MIRACLES.

SO RAISE YOUR HANDS AND

THANK HIM.

Wendy: AND THE LADY

IN THE STORY THAT HAD THAT

MIRACLE, SHE SAID HER BEST

MEDICINE WAS BEING

SURROUNDED BY SCRIPTURES

AND THE PRAYER.

SHE JUST WANTED TO FEEL

COVERED.

IT IS SO IMPORTANT, IF

YOU'RE GOING THROUGH

SOMETHING, ASK PEOPLE TO

PRAY.

GET IT ON Facebook.

BECAUSE IT WORKS.

Pat: THAT'S RIGHT.

PRAYER DOES WORK.

PRAYER DOES WORK.

ANYHOW, GIVE US A CALL, BY

THE WAY.

WE'D LOVE TO PRAY FOR YOU.

AND WE ALSO LOVE TO HAVE

YOUR PRAYER REQUESTS.

SO WHICHEVER YOU WANT TO

DO -- OR AN ANSWER TO

PRAYER, LET US HEAR FROM

YOU.

WENDY?

Wendy: STILL AHEAD,

BREAK THE SELFIE MINDSET

AND FIND OUT WHY WE'RE

BETTER TOGETHER.

RUSTY GEORGE, PASTOR OF

THE MEGA "REAL LIFE

CHURCH," TALKS ABOUT THE

POWER OF COMMUNITY, LATER

ON TODAY'S "700 CLUB."

WELCOME BACK TO

WASHINGTON FOR THIS CBN

NEWSBREAK.

THE SUPREME COURT HEARS

ARGUMENTS TODAY OVER

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S BAN ON

TRAVELLERS FROM SEVERAL

MAJORITY MUSLIM COUNTRIES.

THE COURT WILL CONSIDER IF

THE PRESIDENT CAN

INDEFINITELY KEEP PEOPLE

OUT OF THE COUNTRY BASED

ON NATIONALITY.

THE ADMINISTRATION IS

ASKING THE HIGH COURT TO

REVERSE LOWER COURT

RULINGS THAT CALLED THE

BAN UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

> A JUDGE IN THE UNITED

KINGDOM HAS RULED A

TODDLER CANNOT BE TAKEN TO

A VATICAN HOSPITAL FOR

TREATMENT.

HE HAS AN UNDIAGNOSED

BRAIN DISEASE.

THE BRITISH HOSPITAL,

WHERE HE HAS BEEN TREATED,

TOOK ALFIE OFF LIFE

SUPPORT ON MONDAY WITH

COURT PERMISSION, BUT

AGAINST THE WISHES OF HIS

PARENTS.

THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT HAS

AUTOGRAPHEOFFERED ALFIE CITIZENSHIP,

BUT THE U.K. HAS DENIED

HIM THE ABILITY TO DRIVE

ABROAD.

HE SAID ON Facebook, THE

STATE HAS CONTROL OF OUR

BODIES, NOT OUR PARENTS,

NOT OUR LOVED ONES.

ANOTHER APPEAL IS PLANNED.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT THAT AND GET THE

LATEST FROM CBN NEWS BY

VISITING cbnnews.com.

PAT AND WENDY WILL BE BACK

WITH MORE OF TODAY'S "700

CLUB" RIGHT AFTER THIS.

Wendy: WELL, CALLING

ALL INTROVERTS, CONTROL

FREAKS, AND LONERS, IF YOU

THINK YOU DON'T NEED THE

COMMUNITY OF OTHER PEOPLE,

GUESS WHAT?

YOU PROBABLY NEED IT MOST

OF ALL.

SO SAYS PASTOR RUSTY

GEORGE ABOUT WHAT SOME

HAVE CALLED OUR SELFIE

MINDSET.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: OUR CULTURE

IS OBSESSED WITH SELFIES.

THESE SELFIES ARE A

SNAPSHOT OF OUR SOCIETY'S

CURRENT STATE OF MIND.

MEET RUSTY GEORGE, THE

LEAD PASTOR OF "REAL LIFE

CHURCH" IN CALIFORNIA.

HE SAYS IT IS HARD TO

FOCUS ON OTHERS WHEN WE'RE

SO BUSY LOOKING AT OUR OWN

NEEDS.

YOU CAN DISCOVER A

BETTER YOU BY DISCOVERING

THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU YOU.

Reporter: IN HIS BOOK

"BETTER TOGETHER," RUSTY

SHOWS US HOW TO UNLOCK OUR

PRISONS OF ISOLATION FROM

THE INSIDE OUT.

Wendy: POLICE WELCOME PLEASE WELCOME

TO "THE 700 CLUB," RUSTY

GEORGE.

WELCOME TO THE SHOW.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

Wendy: WHY ARE WE SO

SELF-OBSESSED AND CARRYING

AROUND OUR SELFIE STICKS.

WHAT'S GOING ON?

I THINK IT IS SORT OF

IN GOOD INTENTION, MARKING

THE MOMENT WHEREVER WE

ARE, TAKING PICTURES

CONSTANTLY.

WE WANT TO REMEMBER OUR

FAMILY IN THIS AGE AND

STAGE OF OUR LIVES.

I THINK AFTER A WHILE, IT

KIND OF MAKES US A LITTLE

FOCUSED ON OURSELVES.

AND IT ALSO CREATES A

GREAT DEAL OF ENVY WHEN

YOU LOOK AT OTHER PEOPLE'S

Facebook SITES AND

INSTAGRAM PICTURES, AND

YOU THINK, THEY'RE LIVING

A MUCH BETTER LIFE THAN I

AM.

Wendy: YOU ARE A

SELF-PROCLAIMED AND PROUD

INTROVERT --

PROUD INTROVERT.

Wendy: WHAT CHANGED,

BECAUSE YOU YOU HAV TO BE A PASTOR

AND HUSBAND.

MY FATHER WAS AN EX

EXTROVERT, AND HE KIND OF

PUSHED ME INTO SOCIAL

SETTINGS.

BUT I THINK IN THE PAST

COUPLE OF YEARS, I HAD

ENOUGH BAD EXPERIENCES

WITH PEOPLE THAT I

THOUGHT, FORGET THIS.

AND I THINK WE ALL HAVE

THOUGHT, NO ONE GETS ME OR

UNDERSTANDS ME, SO I'LL

KEEP TO MYSELF.

AND INTROVERTS THINK,

WELL, THIS IS THE WAY GOD

MADE ME.

AFTER A COUPLE OF YEARS OF

MORE INTROVERSION AND MORE

SECLUSION, AND I'LL JUST

BE IN JESUS AND IT WILL BE

OKAY, AND I REALIZED I

MISSED SOMETHING BIG, AND

THAT WAS THE BLESSING OF

COMMUNITY THAT MOST OF US

OVERLOOK.

Wendy: THAT'S ONE

THING, WHEN I WAS READING

YOUR BOOK LAST NIGHT, THAT

I REALLY IDENTIFIED,

BECAUSE YOU SAID, WE ALL

GET HURT IN RELATIONSHIPS.

AND EVEN PEOPLE WHERE WE

THINK THESE ARE SOULMATES,

AND THEY WILL LAST

FOREVER, AND YOU HAD A

SITUATION WHERE THIS

COUPLE YOU AND YOUR WIFE

WERE SUCH GOOD FRIENDS

WITH, SAID, WE'RE GOING TO

A DIFFERENT CHURCH.

AND IT WAS DEVASTATING.

IN FACT, HE USED THE

WORDS, "I JUST DON'T LIKE

YOUR TEACHING," BUT IT

MADE ME GUARDED.

AND I THINK A LOT OF

PEOPLE HAD HAD ENOUGH BAD

EXPERIENCES AND WE THINK,

I'LL JUST DO THIS ON MY

OWN.

AND ALL THAT DOES IS PUT

US INTO A SELF-IMPOSED

ISOLATEDED PRISON.

ISOLATED PRISON.

I TELL THE STORY OF MY

WIFE AND I GOING CAMPING

WITH OUR KIDS.

AND WE PUT THE KIDS IN THE

R.V. AND WE WENT AND SAT

BY THE CAMPFIRE, AND THEN

WE HEARD THEM GET UP AND

THEY WERE RUMBLING AROUND

IN THE R.V.

AND THEY START BANGING AND

THE DOOR, AND THEY'RE

SCREAMING AND YELLING, WE

NEED HELP!

WE NEED HELP!

I RUN OVER THERE, KIND OF

HALF LAUGHING, AND I OPEN

UP THE DOORS AND SAID,

WHAT'S WRONG.

AND OUR YOUNGEST DAUGHTER

SAID, HOW CAN YOU LEAVE US

ALONE?

ESPECIALLY IN TIMES LIKE

THESE.

AND WE WERE RIGHT OUTSIDE.

AND IT IS A METAPHOR

BECAUSE THE DOOR IS

UNLOCKED, BUT WE'RE IN A

SORT OF SELF-IMPOSED

ISOLATION.

AND WE KEEP OUR SECRETS TO

OURSELVES, AND AS A RESULT

WE WIND UP LONELY.

Wendy: YOU SAY LIFE

IS LIVED BETTER TOGETHER,

ESPECIALLY WHEN WE'RE

GOING THROUGH TIMES OF

PAIN.

HOW SO?

THE PROBLEM WITH THE

ISSUE OF OUR PERSONAL

PAIN, IF WE KEEP IT TO

OURSELVES, WE BEGIN TO

THINK WE'RE THE ONLY ONE

THAT HAS EVER FELT THIS,

WE'RE THE ONLY ONE THAT

HAS EVER DEALT WITH THIS.

TO GET AMONGST OTHER

PEOPLE MEANS YOU HAVE TO

SHARE THAT.

I THINK ABOUT THE GUY THAT

WAS BROUGHT TO JESUS ON A

MAT, LOWERED DOWN THROUGH

THE ROOF TO BE HEALED.

JESUS SAID, YOU'RE SINS

ARE FORGIVEN, AND THAT'S

GREAT.

AND THEN HE SAYS, NOW

YOU'RE HEALED.

COULD HE HAVE RECEIVED

FORGIVENESS PRAYING AT

HOME?

YES.

BUT HE WOULD HAVE MISSED

THE HEALING.

Wendy: WHAT DOES THE

BIBLE SAY ABOUT

TOGETHERNESS AND WHY IT IS

IMPORTANT NOT TO FORSAKE

BEING TOGETHER?

I THINK WE OFTEN LOOK

AT THE BIBLE VERY

PERSONAL, AND WE READ

STORIES AS IF, WHAT DOES

THIS MEAN TO ME?

HOW DOES THIS IMPACT ME?

YET WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE

SCRIPTURES AND YOU GET

DOWN TO THE ANCIENT WORDS

THAT WERE USED IN THE

ORIGINAL LANGUAGE, THE

WORD FOR "YOU" IS OFTEN

PLURAL.

AND YOU HAVE THIS CONSTANT

REFRAME, ESPECIALLY IN THE

NEW TESTAMENT, OF "LET

US."

"LET US."

SO WHEN YOU PUT US ALL

TOGETHER, WE REALLY DO

LIFE TOGETHER EVEN BETTER.

Wendy: THAT'S RIGHT.

WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR

WEEK OF PRAYER.

HOW ARE WE BETTER TOGETHER

WHEN IT COMES TO PRAYER?

WELL, ONE OF THE KEY

WAYS IS THROUGH WHEN WE'RE

DISAPPOINTED IN PRAYER.

A LOT OF TIMES WE'LL PRAY,

AND WE THINK WE DON'T GET

AN ANSWER.

BUT WHEN WE'RE WITH OTHER

PEOPLE, WE HEAR THEIR

ANSWERS TO PRAYER AND IT

LIFTS UP OUR FAITH, RATHER

THAN MAKING US JEALOUS OF

THEM.

WHEN WE'RE REALLY LIVING

IN COMMUNITY, ESPECIALLY

IN PRAYER, WE'RE ABLE TO A

PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER, GET

PAST OUR DIFFERENCES, AND

RECOGNIZE, FIRST OF ALL,

WE'RE A LOT MORE LIKE EACH

OTHER THAN WE THOUGHT WE

WERE, AND OUR FAITH GROWS

BY SEEING GOD WORK IN

OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES, AND

THEIR FAITH GROWS WHEN

THEY SEE HIM WORK IN OUR

LIVES.

Wendy: AND WHERE TWO

ARE MORE GATHER IN MY

NAME, THEN I'M IN THE

MIDST OF YOU --

CORRECT.

Wendy: THE BIBLE SAYS

TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE.

YOU ARE A PASTOR OF A BIG

CHURCH OUT IN VALENCIA,

CALIFORNIA, SO YOU HAD TO

OVERCOME A LOT OF THAT

WANTING TO BE ALONE.

RIGHT.

I JOKE THAT JUST BECAUSE I

STAND UP ON STAGE AND TALK

TO PEOPLE DOESN'T MEAN I

CAN'T BE AN INTROVERT.

BECAUSE THEY GET TO SAY

WHAT THEY WANT AND NOBODY

CAN TALK BACK, AND THEN

THEY LEAVE.

BUT I HAVE TO FORCE MYSELF

TO GO OUT AND TALK TO

PEOPLE BETWEEN SERVICES

AND ENGAGE WITH THEM AND

PRAY FOR THEM, AND ASK

THEM ABOUT THAT LATER.

AND IN PUSHING BEYOND WHAT

WAS NATURAL FOR AN

EXTROVERT, IT MAKES ME

MORE CONNECTED WITH WHAT

IS GOING ON IN THEIR LIVES

AND THUS MAKES ME A BETTER

VERVSERVANT OF JESUS.

Wendy: THIS IS CALLED

"BETTER TOGETHER," AND

THIS IS AVAILABLE WHEREVER

BOOKS ARE SOLD.

BE SURE TO PICK UP A COPY.

AND RUSTY IS ALSO OUR

FEATURED SPEAKER TODAY AT

THE NOON PRAYER.

RUSTY, THANKS SO MUCH FOR

BEING WITH US.

THANK YOU.

Wendy: STILL AHEAD, A

VIEWER SAYS, "I MARRIED MY

WIFE LAST AUGUST.

LAST WEEK WE WENT ON A

TRIP TO JAMAICA, AND I

FOUND OUT SHE WANTS A

DIVORCE.

SHOULD I FIGHT FOR MY

MARRIAGE OR SHOULD I LET

HER LEAVE?"

HEAR WHAT PAT HAS TO SAY

ABOUT THIS COMING UP.

Wendy:

Wendy: IT IS TIME FOR

YOUR QUESTIONS AND SOME

HONEST ANSWERS.

WE'RE GOING TO START WITH

THIS ONE FROM A VIEWER WHO

SAYS, "I MARRIED MY WIFE

LAST AUGUST.

WE'VE BEEN TOGETHER ALMOST

10 YEARS.

LAST WEEK WE WENT ON A

TRIP TO JAMAICA, AND THE

FIRST NIGHT I FOUND OUT

SHE HAS BEEN WANTING A

DIVORCE.

I FEEL OBLIGATED TO A

COMMITMENT I MADE TO SAVE

MY MARRIAGE.

HOWEVER, SHE IS A

NON-BELIEVER, AND I AM

AWARE OF THE SCRIPTURE, TO

LET A NON-BELIEVER GO.

I STILL LOVE HER WITH ALL

OF MY HEART AND NEED

ADVICE ON WHETHER TO FIGHT

FOR MY MARRIAGE OR LET HER

LEAVE."

Pat: YOU WERE

TOGETHER FOR 10 YEARS, AND

NOW YOU'VE BEEN MARRIED

LESS THAN A YEAR --

Wendy: YOU'RE RIGHT.

EXACTLY.

Pat: THIS IS APRIL.

SO WE'VE GOT MAY, JUNE,

JULY, AUGUST -- SO YOU'VE

BEEN MARRIED FOR MAYBE

EIGHT MONTHS, BUT YOU WERE

TOGETHER FOR 10 YEARS.

IT'S A STRANGE

RELATIONSHIP.

BUT SHE DOESN'T WANT TO

STAY IN THE MARRIAGE.

GOD'S AGAINST DIVORCE.

AND SO YOU ASK ME MY

OPINION.

THE OPINION, OF COURSE, IS

GOD IS ON THE SIDE OF

RESTORATION.

BUT IN YOUR CASE, YOU

CERTAINLY HAD THE CHANCE

TO GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER

FOR 10 YEARS.

I DON'T KNOW IF YOU WERE

LIVING TOGETHER OR JUST

GOOD FRIENDS OR YOU WERE

ROMANTICALLY INVOLVED OR

INTIMATELY INVOLVED.

YOU DIDN'T TELL ME ALL OF

THOSE THINGS, SO I DON'T

KNOW.

BUT YOU KNEW ENOUGH.

AND NOW SHE WANTS OUT.

MY ADVICE WOULD BE,

FRANKLY, IF THE UNBELIEVER

WANTS TO DEPART, LET THEM

DEPART.

THAT'S WHAT THE BIBLE

SAYS.

WHRELET THEM DEPART.

A BELIEVER IS NOT BOUND IN

THAT CASE.

SO YOU'RE FREE TO GO GET

MARRIED TO SOMEBODY ELSE.

BUT YOU SAID, WHAT'S MY

ADVICE?

WELL, I GAVE YOU A LENGTHY

ANSWER BECAUSE I DON'T

HAVE ENOUGH INFORMATION.

BUT I DO THINK THE BIBLE

SAYS IF THE UNBELIEVER

WANTS TO DEPART, LET THEM

DEPART.

Wendy: TOO BAD SHE

DIDN'T TELL THEM BEFORE

THEY WENT ON THAT TRIP TO

JAMAICA.

Pat: THEY GO TOGETHER

FOR 10 YEARS, AND THEN

THEY'RE MARRIED FOR EIGHT

OR NINE MONTHS.

Wendy: HERE IS CATHY

WHO SAYS, "PAT, IN TODAY'S

WORLD, SO MANY PEOPLE ARE

GETTING TATTOOS.

IN LEVITICUS 19:28, THE

BIBLE SPECIFICALLY SAYS

YOU SHALL NOT MAKE ANY

CUTTINGS IN YOUR FLESH FOR

THE DEAD, OR TATTOO ANY

MARKS ON YOU.

I AM THE LORD."

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON

GOD'S PEOPLE GETTING

TATTOOS.

Pat: MY THOUGHTS ARE

THAT GOD'S PEOPLE

SHOULDN'T -- THE BODY IS

THE TEMPLE OF THE HOLY

SPIRIT.

AND YOU DON'T DEFY GOD'S

TEMPLE.

I THINK THESE TATTOOS ARE

AN OUTRAGE.

AND THEY'RE HEATHEN ALL

THE WAY.

AND ALL YOU'RE DOING IS

SUBMITTING TO SOME HEATHEN

PRACTICE.

ARE YOU A CHRISTIAN?

IF YOU ARE, YOUR BODY IS A

TEMPLE OF GOD'S HOLY

SPIRIT.

Wendy: WHAT IF YOU

GET JESUS TATTOOED ON A

CROSS.

Pat: YOU'VE GOT A

BEAUTIFUL BODY.

KEEP IT THAT WAY.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE

SOMEBODY TATTOO YOU.

Wendy: I DON'T HAVE

ANY, PRAISE THE LORD.

JACKIE SAYS, "DEAR PAT, MY

MOM WENT TO HEAVEN ON

MARCH 21st.

SHE WAS A STRONG BELIEVER

AND SUPPORTED "THE 700

CLUB."

MY SISTER, WHO IS A

CHRISTIAN, HAS BEEN

READING A BOOK BY A MEDIUM

WHO SAYS THAT A PERSON'S

SPIRIT CAN BE IN HEAVEN

AND ON EARTH AND THAT

THEIR SPIRIT CAN

COMMUNICATE TO US IN

CERTAIN WAYS.

SHE IS SHARING THIS WITH

MY DAD, WHO IS NOT A

STRONG CHRISTIAN.

I DON'T BELIEVE THIS IS

BIBLICALLY CORRECT, AND

HAVE BEEN TRYING TO FIND

SUPPORTING EVIDENCE IN THE

BIBLE.

CAN YOU PLEASE HELP?"

Pat: THERE IS PLENTY

OF EVIDENCE IN THERE

AGAINST NECROMANSY,

AGAINST FAMILIAR SPIRITS.

THAT'S WHAT THESE THINGS

ARE.

YOUR MOTHER IS NOT

COMMUNICATING WITH YOU.

BUT THERE ARE SPIRITS THAT

KNOW ALL OF THE DETAILS OF

YOUR FAMILY.

AND THEY APPEAR AS ANGELS,

AND THIS IS DEMONIC.

AND IT WILL LEAD YOU

ASTRAY.

BELIEVE ME, GOD DOES NOT

PERMIT US TO TALK TO THE

DEAD OR TO HAVE THE DEAD

COME BACK AND COMMUNICATE

WITH US.

IT DOESN'T HAPPEN.

AND WHEN IT DOES -- YOU

REMEMBER THE THING ABOUT

SAUL AND THE WITCH OF

ENDOR, AND THAT WAS KIND

OF A BAD THING.

BUT THAT'S ONE INSTANCE,

BUT SAUL WAS ACTUALLY

CURSED BEFORE IT WAS

FINISHED.

THE ANSWER IS: DON'T DO

IT.

TODAY'S POWER MINUTE IS

FROM THE BOOK OF JOEL:

"FOR HE IS GRACIOUS AND

MERCIFUL, SLOW TO ANGER

AND HE RELENTS FROM DOING

HARM."

TOMORROW, SEE HOW A WOMAN

MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVED A

SHARK ATTACK.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

THAT.

FOR WENDY AND ALL OF US,

THIS IS PAT ROBERTSON.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

BEING WITH US.

AND, LORD WILLING, WE'LL

BE TALKING TO YOU AGAIN ON

"THE 700 CLUB" TOMORROW.

SO DON'T MISS IT.

SEE YOU THEN.

BYE-BYE.

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