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The 700 Club - Jan. 3, 2014

As a teen, Chris lost his direction in life with the untimely death of his father. Plus, A torn heart valve was slowing killing Joyya, family and friends mobilized to pray and a miracle occurred. Read Transcript


I FIGURE, IF I'M GOING TO

HELL, I'M GOING TO ENJOY

MYSELF.

Gordon: IF HE COULD

DREAM IT, HE WOULD FILM IT.

EVERY TYPE OF DARKNESS

YOU COULD THINK --

Gordon: A DIRECTOR GETS

A TASTE OF HIS OWN MOVIES.

AND I'M THERE BY MYSELF, AND

I FEEL SPIRITS AROUND ME.

Gordon: HIS REAL-LIFE

HORROR STORY.

DARKNESS IS STARTING TO

CREEP IN.

Gordon: ON TODAY'S "700

CLUB."

*

Gordon: WELL, WELCOME

TO THE PROGRAM.

THE NEW YEAR IS BRINGING A

WINTER STORM TO MUCH OF THE

NORTHEAST AND MIDWEST.

EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER IS

SPREADING ACROSS MORE THAN

20 STATES, AFFECTING OVER

100 MILLION PEOPLE.

Terry: THE STORM HAS

BROUGHT BLINDING SNOW,

STRONG WINDS, AND

FORECASTERS SAY SOME AREAS

COULD WIND UP WITH SEVER

FEET OF SNOW.

CAITLIN BURKE HAS THE

STORY.

Reporter: NEARLY TWO

FEET OF SNOW IN BOSTON,

NEARLY EIGHT INCHES NEAR

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK.

AND FORECASTERS SAY IT IS

NOT OVER YET AS COLD

TEMPERATURES REMAIN ACROSS

THE NORTHEAST.

I THINK IT IS CRAZY.

IT CAME SO FAST.

I THINK WE GOT SPOILED

WITH ALL OF THE WARM WEATHER

WE'VE BEEN HAVING, AND A

NORMAL WINTER IS THIS.

Reporter: THREE MAJOR

HIGHWAYS IN NEW YORK SHUT

DOWN OVERNIGHT, AND AT

AIRPORTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY,

ANOTHER DAY OF CANCELLATIONS

AND DELAYS.

I HAVE NO IDEA WHEN WE

CAN GET OUT OF HERE.

WE WERE SUPPOSED TO FLY

THIS MORNING, AND THEN IT

GOT CANCELLED AGAIN.

Reporter: FOR MILLIONS

OF SCHOOL CHILDREN, THE SNOW

MEANS AN EXTENDED CHRISTMAS

BREAK.

SCHOOLS ACROSS THE REGION

CLOSED TODAY.

THE STORM IS IMPACTING 22

STATES AND NEARLY

100 MILLION PEOPLE.

IT STARTED WEDNESDAY IN THE

MIDWEST, WHERE RESIDENTS ARE

STILL DIGGING OUT.

I CLEARED THE CAR OFF,

AND IT IS ABOUT THREE AND A

HALF, FOUR INCHES ON TOP OF

THE CAR.

THIS IS CLEANUP NUMBER

THREE.

WE DID YESTERDAY MORNING.

THEN AGAIN YESTERDAY

EVENING, AND HERE WE ARE

AGAIN.

Reporter: BACK IN THE

NORTHEAST, THE SNOW AND

STRONG WINDS REMAIN

THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

RESIDENTS WARNED TO STAY

HOME UNTIL THE WORST IS

OVER.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: AND GIVEN THE

TEMPERATURES OUT THERE, YOU

OUGHT TO STAY INSIDE AS

WELL.

IT MAY SEEM LIKE A WINTER

WONDERLAND OUTDOORS, AND YOU

MAY HAVE A DAY OFF, BUT IF

YOU GO OUT THERE VERY LONG,

YOU CAN FACE SOME FREEZING

TEMPERATURES.

OBAMACARE WAS SUPPOSED TO

SOLVE HEALTH INSURANCE

PROBLEMS FOR ORDINARY

AMERICANS, INSTEAD, IT IS

CREATING NEW ONES.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THAT STORY

FROM OUR NEWS BUREAU IN

WASHINGTON.

Reporter: THAT'S RIGHT,

GORDON.

THE PROBLEMS WITH THE

OBAMACARE WEBSITES COULD

LEAD TO MANY AMERICANS NOT

HAVING HEALTH INSURANCE, DUE

TO THE FAILED WEBSITE LAUNCH

AND THE LAST-MINUTE CRUSH TO

SIGN UP BEFORE

JANUARY 1st.

THOUSANDS, AND POSSIBLY

MILLIONS AREN'T SURE THEY

HAVE INSURANCE.

THAT'S BECAUSE APPLICATIONS

HAVEN'T YET BEEN PROCESSED,

AND INSURANCE COMPANIES SAY

THEY HAVE RECEIVED THOUSANDS

OF FAULTY APPLICATIONS FROM

THE GOVERNMENT.

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF

POTENTIAL MEDICAID

RECIPIENTS IN 36 STATES ARE

ALSO IN LIMBO.

THE FEDERAL WEBSITE THAT WAS

SUPPOSED TO SEND THEIR

APPLICATION TO THE STATES

FAILED TO DO SO.

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS TWO

MILLION AMERICANS HAVE NOW

SIGNED UP UNDER THE NEW

HEALTH CARE LAW, BUT THAT IS

WAY SHORT OF THE GOAL OF

MORE THAN THREE MILLION.

COLORADO KICKED OFF THE NEW

YEAR BY ALLOWING LEGALIZED

RECREATIONAL HAR MAR,

MARIJUANA, AND NOW SOME IN

CALIFORNIA ARE PUSHING TO

THE DAY.

A RECENT POLL SHOWS 65% IN

CALIFORNIA SHOWS LEGALIZING

MARIJUANA.

AND THE GOVERNOR IS TRYING

TO LAUNCH A BALLOT MEASURE

TO ALLOW MARIJUANA.

OPPONENTS SAY IT IS A BAD

IDEA FOR CALIFORNIA'S YOUTH

AND FOR PUBLIC SAFETY.

MARIJUANA IS A GATEWAY

DRUG.

THE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WHO

DIE EVERY DAY OF OVER DOSE

ON OTHER DRUGS, VIRTUALLY

EVERY ONE OF THEM STARTED

WITH MARIJUANA.

IT IS A SERIOUS CONCERN

FOR OUR FUTURE.

A PRODUCTIVE, HEALTHY

SOCIETY, REQUIRES SOBER

CITIZENS.

WE HAVE ENOUGH PROBLEMS

WITH PEOPLE THAT ARE DRUNK

DRIVING BEHIND THE WHEEL.

AND SO YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE

THE SAME AMOUNT OF PEOPLE,

AND HOW ARE THEY GOING TO

REGULATE THAT?

Reporter: SOME

SUPPORTERS SAY LEGALIZING

POT COULD BRING IN MORE

MONEY FOR THE STATE

GOVERNMENT, WHICH COULD USE

THE CASH.

PLANS TO PREPARE WOMEN FOR

COMBAT IN THE U.S. MILITARY

HAS HIT A SNAG.

MORE THAN HALF OF THE WOMEN

IN THE MARINES CAN'T MEET

THE STANDARD OF THREE

PUSHUPS.

THE MILITARY HAS BEEN TRYING

TO INTEGRATE WOMEN INTO

COMBAT ROLES.

ELAINE DONNELLY, PRESIDENT

OF THE CENTER FOR MILITARY

READINESS SAYS THE DECISION

TO SUSPEND THE SCHEDULED

PULL-UP REQUIREMENT IS A

CLEAR INDICATION THAT PLANS

TO MOVE WOMEN INTO DIRECT

GROUND COMBAT FIGHTING TEAMS

WILL NOT WORK.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN

KERRY LAUNCHED A SECOND DAY

OF TALKS WITH ISRAELIS AND

PALESTINIANS AS HE RAMPS UP

HIS ATTEMPT AT A PEACE DEAL,

INCLUDING A NEW PALESTINIAN

STATE.

SPEAKING FROM ISRAEL, KERRY

SAID TALKS ARE ENTERING A

DIFFICULT PHASE, AIMED AT

CREATING A PALESTINIAN STATE

ALONGSIDE ISRAEL.

AND HE SAID IT IS TIME TO

START MAKING SOME TOUGH

DECISIONS.

KERRY AND BENJAMIN NETANYAHU

TALKED ABOUT THE TOUGH PATH

AHEAD.

WE ARE NOW FIVE FULL

MONTHS INTO THIS

NEGOTIATON.

WE HAVE ALWAYS KNOWN THAT

ACHIEVING PEACE IS A LONG

AND COMPLICATED PROCESS.

IT IS A TOUGH ROAD.

BUT THIS IS NOT MISSION

IMPOSSIBLE.

THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL AND

I ARE PREPARED TO MAKE SUCH

AN HISTORIC PEACE.

BUT WE MUST HAVE A

PALESTINIAN PARTNER WHO'S

EQUALLY PREPARED TO MAKE

THIS PEACE.

PEACE MEANS ENDING

INSIGHTMENT.

IT MEANS FIGHTING TERRORISM

AND CONDEMNING TERRORISM.

IT MEANS RECOGNIZING ISRAEL

AS THE NATION STATE OF THE

JEWISH PEOPLE.

Reporter: BUT NETANYAHU

SAYS RECENT ACTIONS AND

WORDS FROM PALESTINIAN

LEADERS MAKE ISRAELIS DOUBT

THE PALESTINIANS' COMMITMENT

TO PEACE.

WELL, YOUR PRIVATE MESSAGES

ON Facebook MAY NOT BE

QUITE SO PRIVATE.

A NEW LAWSUIT CLAIMS

Facebook IS INTERCEPTING

THOSE PRIVATE MESSAGES AND

MAKING MONEY BY USING THAT

INFORMATION FOR

ADVERTISEMENTS.

Facebook DENIES THE

CHARGES AND SAYS IT WILL

DEFEND ITSELF.

AND, GORDON, I UNDERSTAND

THAT COMPLAINT IS ALSO

ASKING FOR UP TO $10,000 PER

USER IN DAMAGES.

Gordon: JOHN, I THINK

IT IS PROBABLY NOT GOING TO

GO ANYWHERE.

THE ALLEGATIONS, SO FAR, ARE

NOT SUPPORTED BY THE FACTS.

HERE IS WHAT THE ALLEGATION

IS: THAT THEY'RE ACTUALLY

READING YOUR MESSAGES ON

Facebook AND USING THE

WORDS TO SOMEHOW MARKET TO

YOU.

AND IT'S ALL BASED ON

FINDING SOME HACKER WHO PUT

SOME LINKS TO LIKES IN

E-MAILS AND TESTED THE

SYSTEM, AND THEN FOUND THAT

THOSE LIKES THEN SHOWED UP

IN THE PUSH ADS THAT THE

Facebook WAS GIVING TO

HIM.

SO FAR I DON'T SEE ANY

EVIDENCE THEY'RE ACTUALLY

READING THE MESSAGES, SO I

DOUBT THIS LAWSUIT IS GOING

ANYWHERE.

BUT IT DOES UNDERLINE THAT

WE'RE LIVING IN A WORLD

WHERE LITERALLY THERE IS NO

PRIVACY.

THAT EVERY COMMUNICATION,

EVERYTHING WE DO ONLINE OR

ON A SMARTPHONE IS BEING

TRACKED, AND MARKETERS HAVE

THE INFORMATION, AND

APPARENTLY THE GOVERNMENT IS

IN ON THE ACTION, TOO.

TERRY?

Terry: UP NEXT, MEET AN

ATHLETE WHO HAD SEVERAL

HEALTH ISSUES, AND FIND OUT

HOW HE WAS CURED OF THEM ALL

JUST BY GIVING UP GRAIN.

Gordon: WELL, GOING

GLUTEN-FREE IS NOW TRENDING

IN PERSONAL HEALTH.

MANY PEOPLE DO IT BECAUSE OF

ALLERGIES, AND OTHERS GIVE

UP EATING GRAINS FOR OVERALL

BETTER HEALTH.

LORI JOHNSON BRINGS US THE

STORY OF A 60-YEAR-OLD MAN

WHO SAYS GIVING UP GLUTEN

CURED HIM OF A LIFETIME OF

HEALTH PROBLEMS.

Reporter: AT AN AGE

WHEN MOST AMERICANS SLOW

DOWN, 60-YEAR-OLD MARK SISAN

FEELS THE HEALTHIEST HE HAS

EVER BEEN AND THAT IS SAYING

A LOT BECAUSE HE USED TO BE

AN ALL-STAR ATHLETE.

I WINDED UP BEING ONE OF

THE BEST RUNNERS IN THE

COUNTRY.

I WAS A MARATHONER, AND I

TURNED INTO A LONG DISTANCE

TRIATHLETE.

Reporter: BUT ALL OF

THOSE YEARS, MARK HID A

SECRET.

AS FIT AS I APPEARED TO

BE IN TERMS OF MY RACING

SKILLS, I REALLY ENDURED A

LOT OF ISSUES WITH HEALTH

PROBLEMS.

Reporter: THEY RANGED

FROM SINUS PAIN TO

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS TO

HEARTBURN AND MORE.

WHEN I GOT INTO MY 40s,

I DEVELOPED ARTHRITIS IN MY

FINGERS, TO THE EXTENT I

WOULD CRINGE IF A STRONG GUY

WOULD PUT HIS HAND OUT TO

SHAKE MINE.

Reporter: THE WORST?

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

THAT PLAGUED HIM SINCE

CHILDHOOD.

I LIVED MY LIFE SORT OF

WONDERING WHAT GAS STATIONS

ARE OPEN WITH A BATHROOM, ON

THE WAY TO THE AIRPORT, FOR

INSTANCE.

OR IF I HAVE SOMETHING I'VE

GOT TO DO IN TWO HOURS, HOW

CAN I BE READY FOR THAT

WITHOUT HAVING, YOU KNOW, AN

EPISODE.

Reporter: SEARCHING FOR

RELIEF, HE TRIED ALL KINDS

OF DOCTORS AND DRUGS, BUT

NOTHING HELPED UNTIL...

ONE DAY A BUNCH OF YEARS

AGO MY WIFE SAID, YOU KNOW,

I'VE GIVEN UP GRAINS.

WHY DON'T YOU TRY GIVING UP

GRAINS FOR 30 DAYS, AND SEE

WHAT HAPPENS.

Reporter: ALL OF HIS

PROBLEMS VIRTUALLY

DISAPPEARED.

THE IRRITABLE BOWEL

SYNDROME THAT HAD RUN MY

LIFE FOR MOST OF MY LIFE

WENT AWAY.

THE HEARTBURN WENT AWAY.

THE ARTHRITIS WENT AWAY.

Reporter: ALTHOUGH MARK

WAS THRILLED TO FINALLY FEEL

BETTER, HE WAS ALSO

FRUSTRATED BECAUSE HIS CURE,

GIVING UP GLUTEN, WAS SO

SIMPLE, AND YET ALL THOSE

YEARS CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE

NEVER HAD A CLUE.

THIS DOCTOR AGREES.

WHEN I WENT TO MEDICAL

SCHOOL, I NEVER HAD A COURSE

OF NUTRITION.

Reporter: THE MANHATTAN

CARDIOLOGIST LEARNED ABOUT

NUTRITION ON HIS OWN.

AND AS A RESULT HE FEELS

MANY OF HIS COLLEAGUES

PRESCRIBE DRUGS AND EVEN

PERFORM SURGERY WHEN ONLY A

CHANGE IN DIET MIGHT BE

NEEDED.

PHYSICIANS IN GENERAL DO

NOT KNOW ABOUT NUTRITION.

Reporter: THE DOCTOR

BELIEVES THE ROOT OF MOST

DISEASES LIES IN THE SMALL

INTESTINE, ALSO KNOWN AS THE

GUT.

THAT'S WHY HE ADVISES HIS

PATIENTS TO AVOID GLUTEN.

NO WHEAT OF ANY KIND, NOT

EVEN WHOLE WHEAT.

ALSO NO RYE, BARLEY, OR

OATS.

GLUTEN IS BAD BECAUSE IT

IS A PROTEIN THAT CAUSES

INSULT TO THE GUT.

AND THERE ARE THREE THINGS

THAT CAN HAPPEN: YOU CAN'T

ABSORB FOOD AND ITS

NUTRITION PROPERLY.

YOU WON'T ABSORB YOUR

VITAMINS.

AND YOU CANNOT MAKE VITAMIN

"D."

AND 90% OF THE HORMONE

SEROTONIN IS MADE IN THE

INTESTINES.

SO YOU CAN SEE THE CASCADE

OF AN AFFECT IT HAS TO THE

BODY.

Reporter: MANY PEOPLE

WHO SUFFER FROM GLUTEN

INSENSITIVITY ARE UNAWARE

THEY EVEN HAVE IT, AND SO

ARE THEIR DOCTORS.

THE SYMPTOMS VARY FROM

GASTRO INTESTINAL, TO OTHER

THINGS LIKE TRE TREMORS,

SCRATCHING, AND IT VARIES

FROM PATIENT TO PATIENT.

Reporter: PEOPLE WHO

HAVE AN EXTREME REACTION TO

EATING GLUTEN HAS WHAT IS

KNOWN AS CELIAC DISEASE.

CELIAC IS AN ALLERGY, NOT

A SENSITIVITY.

A PERSON WITH SEAL LACK

CELIAC WHO EATS GLUTEN CAN

HAVE BLOODY DIARRHEA OR HAVE

A SEIZURE, SO IT IS VERY

DANGEROUS.

Reporter: THE DOCTOR

SAYS FOR SOME PEOPLE,

AVOIDING GLUTEN IS ONLY PART

OF THE SOLUTION.

HE SAYS SINCE GLUTEN CAN

DAMAGE THE GUT, REPAIR IT

THE NATURAL WAY WITH HERBAL

TEAS, LIKE CAMILLE OR

SLIPPERY ELM.

SO FOR BETTER HEALTH,

CONSIDER GOING AGAINST THE

GRAIN BY GIVING UP GLUTEN.

YOU COULD END UP LOSING

WEIGHT AND FEELING GREAT.

LORI JOHNSON, CBN NEWS.

Gordon: IN ORDER TO

LOOK LIKE THAT, YOU'RE GOING

TO HAVE TO EXERCISE A LITTLE

BIT, TOO.

IF YOU WANT MORE INFORMATION

ON HOW TO GO GLUTEN-FREE, IF

YOU'RE WORRIED THAT SOME OF

THE SYMPTOMS THAT WERE

DESCRIBED IN THAT PIECE

YOU'RE EXPERIENCING, WE'VE

GOT MORE INFORMATION FOR

YOU.

IT'S ON CBNNEWS.COM.

LORI JOHNSON, THE WONDERFUL

REPORTER ON THAT, HAS A LOT

MORE INFORMATION.

GO TO cbnnews.com IF YOU

WANT TO HAVE MORE.

TERRY?

Terry: HE CREATED A NEW

TYPE OF MOVIE BY MIXING SEX

WITH HORROR.

IT WAS LEADING ME INTO

OCCULTISM.

IT WAS LEADING ME INTO

WITCHCRAFT.

SO THAT I COULD TAKE THAT

AND ACTUALLY PUT IT INTO MY

FILMS, AND IN THE PROCESS

DESTROY ME AND ALSO DESTROY

OTHERS WHO ARE WATCHING THE

FILM.

Terry: WATCH HOW A

NIGHTMARE FINALLY STOPPED

HIM.

Gordon: MONEY AND

NOTORITY, CHRISTOPHER

GREGORY HAD PLENTY OF BOTH

AFTER HE CREATED A NEW TYPE

OF PORNOGRAPHIC MOVIE.

HE KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING

WAS WRONG, BUT THAT DIDN'T

STOP HIM.

I FIGURED IF I'M GOING TO

HELL, I'M GOING TO ENJOY

MYSELF.

AND I'M GOING TO GO DOWN

THAT PATH.

IT WAS LEADING ME INTO

OCCULTISM.

IT WAS LEADING ME INTO

WITCHCRAFT.

IT WAS LEADING ME INTO, YOU

KNOW, EVERY TYPE OF DARKNESS

THAT YOU COULD THINK.

Reporter: THERE WAS A

TIME WHEN CHRISTOPHER

GREGORY WANTED TO LIVE HIS

LIFE FOR GOD.

HE WAS JUST A BOY WHEN HE

ASKED JESUS INTO HIS HEART.

THAT EVENING, AS I CAME

HOME WITH MY PARENTS, TO THE

HOUSE, I STEPPED OUT OF THE

CAR, AND AS MY FAMILY WALKED

INTO THE HOUSE AND I LOOKED

UP AND I SAID, GOD, I'M ONLY

EIGHT YEARS OF AGE, BUT IF

YOU USE ME, I'LL SERVE YOU.

Reporter: 10 YEARS

LATER, HIS FATHER DIED.

THE WORLD STOPPED.

FOR ME, THE WORLD STOPPED.

GOD, HOW COULD YOU DO THAT?

MY FAMILY LIFE IS GREAT.

AND ME AND MY DAD ARE

STARTING TO COMMUNICATE.

WE'RE STARTING TO HAVE A

RELATIONSHIP.

AND NOW HE'S GONE.

I JUST SHUT EVERYTHING DOWN

AND SAID, I'M DONE.

WHATEVER HOPE THAT GOD HAD

FOR ME, YOU KNOW, I WAS

GOING TO DESTROY THAT.

Reporter: HE PACKED UP

HIS CAR AND MOVED TO

HOLLYWOOD IN SEARCH OF A NEW

LIFE, AWAY FROM GOD.

I WAS FULL OF ANGER.

I WAS FULL OF HATE.

AND I WAS BEGINNING TO FEED

OFF OF THAT.

AND THE MORE THAT I LEFT IT

UNCHECKED, THE MORE THAT IT

BECAME -- IT STARTED TAKING

OVER MY LIFE.

THAT ANGER, THAT

BITTERNESS.

Reporter: BEFORE LONG,

HE WORKED HIS WAY INTO

PORNOGRAPHIC MOVIE

PRODUCTION.

HE CREATED A NEW FORM OF

PORNOGRAPHIC MOVIE, LENDING

DEMONIC HARM AND EXPLICIT

SEX.

SO I COULD ACTUALLY TAKE

THAT AND PUT IT INTO MY

FILMS TO LIFT ME UP.

AND IN THE PROCESS DESTROY

ME AND ALSO DESTROY OTHERS

WHO ARE WATCHING THIS

STUFF.

WHO ARE GETTING CAUGHT INTO

THIS.

Reporter: HE PRODUCED

CONTENT FOR LARRY FLYNT AND

HUSTLER, AMONG OTHERS.

AND HE DID HIS BEST TO

IGNORE THE CALL OF GOD AND

THE CALLING HE ONCE HAD.

I'M FIGHTING WHAT I KNOW

IN MY HEART IS RIGHT, BUT

SATAN IS SAYING, DON'T

LISTEN TO THAT.

I'VE GOT SOMETHING BETTER.

YOU WANT WOMEN, I'LL GIVE

YOU WOMEN.

IF YOU WANT MONEY, I'LL GIVE

YOU MONEY.

BUT THAT'S JUST THE TIP OF

IT.

I'LL GIVE YOU FAME.

I THOUGHT THAT THE MONEY AND

NOW THE NOTORITY OF WHAT I

WAS BECOMING IN THE INDUSTRY

WOULD SATISFY THE VOID IN MY

LIFE, THE HURT AND THE

ANGER, BUT IT DIDN'T.

I CAN'T SLEEP.

I CAN'T HARDLY EAT.

I'M DYING ON THE INSIDE.

AND I'M HEARING DEMONIC

VOICES.

YOU KNOW, I GO ON TO A MOVIE

SET THAT I HELPED CREATE.

I HIRE PEOPLE AND THEY BUILD

THESE SETS, AND WE SHOOT IN

A MANSION, AND WE CREATE

THIS VAMPIRE PROJECT.

AND I'M THERE BY MYSELF.

AND I FEEL SPIRITS AROUND

ME.

I FEEL THIS DARKNESS

STARTING TO CREEP IN.

AND I'VE GOT TO LEAVE.

I WAS SCARED TO BE ALONE.

I WOULD HAVE ONE-NIGHT

STANDS, NOT FOR SEX, PER SE,

BECAUSE I DIDN'T WANT TO BE

ALONE.

Reporter: HIS NIGHTS

RESEMBLED THE HORROR MOVIES

HE MADE IN THE DAY.

ONE NIGHT HE HAD A VIVID

DREAM THAT HE WAS IN HELL

WITH DEMONIC FIGURES

TOWERING OVER HIM.

HE KNEW HIS LIFE WAS DRAWING

TO AN END.

CHRISTOPHER CALLED OUT TO

GOD.

EVERYTHING THAT I HAVE

EMBEDDED INTO MY LIFE BEGINS

TO SURFACE.

THE HATE, THE BITTERNESS,

THE ANGER, THE RESENTMENT,

THE BETRAYAL, THE

LONELINESS, THE FEELING OF

GOD, WHY, WHY, WHY?

AND THE LORD SPOKE TO ME AND

HE SAID, BECAUSE I LOVE

YOU.

I CARE FOR YOU.

I DON'T WANT YOU TO DIE

LOST.

AND I JUST SAID, IF YOU CAN

STILL TAKE ME, FORGIVE ME.

THAT MOMENT IT JUST SEEMED

LIKE DARKNESS LEFT.

CHRIST CAME INTO THAT ROOM

AND HE SAID, I FORGIVE YOU.

I LOVE YOU.

AND FROM THAT MOMENT, MY

LIFE CHANGED.

HE TOOK ME BACK.

AND I WEPT FOR, I THINK,

FOUR HOURS.

I JUST WEPT.

I JUST WEPT.

EVERYTHING WAS GONE.

MY PAIN.

EVERYTHING.

I GO BACK TO THAT 8-YEAR-OLD

BOY AND SAID, FROM THIS DAY,

IF YOU CAN USE ME, USE ME.

Reporter: THE NEXT DAY

HE SHUT DOWN THE PROJECTS HE

WAS WORKING ON AND LEFT THE

BUSINESS OF DARKNESS IN THE

PAST.

ON I WALKED AWAY FROM

EVERYTHING.

PEOPLE THOUGHT I WAS CRAZY,

BUT, YOU KNOW, I CAN'T GO

WRONG SERVING GOD.

MY HEART HAD A HEART

CHANGE.

Reporter: CHRISTOPHER

IS NOW AN EVANGELIST AND

MISSIONARY.

HIS MESSAGE IS ALL ABOUT

GOD'S LOVE AND GRACE, EVEN

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE WALKED

AWAY.

HE DOESN'T HATE YOU.

HE WENT TO A CROSS TO DIE

FOR US.

SO THAT WHEN WE DO MAKE

MISTAKES, WHEN WE DO SIN,

THAT WE WILL COME TO KNOW

HIM AND HIS LOVE AND HIS

GRACE AND HIS MERCY.

I WANT PEOPLE TO SEE THAT

THERE IS HOPE, THAT THERE'S

GRACE, THAT THERE'S MERCY.

HE CAN TAKE A SHATTERED

LIFE, A BROKEN LIFE, FILLED

WITH BITTERNESS AND ANGER,

BETRAYAL AND HURT, AND MAKE

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL OUT OF

THAT.

Gordon: IF H AND HE

CAN MAKE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

OUT OF YOU.

HE MADE YOU.

YOU'RE HIS CHILD.

AND NO MATTER HOW FAR YOU'VE

GONE, NO MATTER WHAT YOU'VE

DONE, YOU CAN'T CANCEL

THAT.

YOU'RE STILL HIS CHILD.

THE BREATH OF GOD IS STILL

IN YOU.

AND IT'S IN ALL OF US.

WHEN GOD CREATED ADAM, HE

BREATHED INTO HIS NOSTRILS,

AND ADAM BECAME A LIVING

SOUL.

AND THAT SAME LIFE IS IN

YOU.

NOW, YOU MAY BE LIKE

CHRISTOPHER, YOU MAY BE

LIVING A HELL.

YOU MAY BE TORMENTED.

YOU CAN'T SLEEP.

YOU CAN'T EAT.

YOU FEEL EMPTY, AND YOU'RE

GOING, WHAT'S ALL OF THIS

ABOUT?

GOD HAS GOT THE ANSWER FOR

YOU.

AND HE HAS GOT A HOPE AND A

FUTURE FOR YOU.

AND HE HAS GOT A DREAM ABOUT

YOUR LIFE THAT HE HASN'T

GIVEN UP ON.

YOU MAY HAVE GIVEN UP ON IT,

BUT GOD HASN'T.

THE BIBLE SAYS THAT WHEN

WE'RE FAITHLESS, HE REMAINS

FAITHFUL.

HE CANNOT DENY HIMSELF.

AND THE PLANS AND THE

DREAMS -- MAYBE YOU'RE LIKE

CHRISTOPHER AND YOU KNEW

THAT AS A CHILD, AND FOR

WHATEVER REASON, YOU WENT

AWAY.

WELL, THOSE PLANS AND DREAMS

ARE STILL IN GOD'S MIND.

AND HE STILL WANTS YOU TO

FULFILL THEM.

AND YOU CAN PRAY THE SAME

PRAYER THAT CHRISTOPHER

PRAYED.

LORD, IF YOU CAN STILL USE

ME, IF YOU CAN STILL HAVE

ME, FORGIVE ME.

AND THE SAME RESULTS WILL

HAPPEN TO YOU THAT HAPPENED

TO CHRISTOPHER.

THAT ALL OF IT WENT AWAY.

ALL THE HURT, ALL THE

BETRAYAL, ALL THE ANGER, ALL

OF THE BITTERNESS, ALL THE

SIN.

IT CAN ALL GO AWAY.

IF YOU JUST ASK.

IF YOU JUST PRAY THAT SAME

PRAYER.

PRAYER.

NOW, FOR SOME OF YOU, YOU

DIDN'T HAVE THE SAME

EXPERIENCES THAT CHRISTOPHER

HAD.

AND YOUR WONDERING, IS GOD

REAL?

IS JESUS REAL?

IS THIS PROMISE REAL?

WELL, HERE IS A PRAYER FOR

YOU: JESUS, IF YOU'RE THERE,

IF THIS IS REAL, IF YOU CAME

FOR ME, YOU CAME TO SAVE ME,

YOU CAME TO SHOW ME A

PURPOSE AND A DESTINY, IF

THAT'S REAL, COULD YOU SHOW

ME?

COULD YOU SHOW UP FOR ME?

COULD YOU BE A SAVIOR TO

ME?

AND IF YOU PRAYED THAT WITH

ALL OF YOUR HEART, HE'LL

ANSWER.

THE BIBLE SAYS, "WHEN YOU

SEEK ME WITH ALL OF YOUR

HEART, WELL THEN YOU'LL FIND

ME."

SO IF THIS IS FOR YOU, IF

YOU WANT A NEW BEGINNING, IF

YOU WANT A FRESH START, JUST

BOW YOUR HEAD AND PRAY A

VERY SIMPLE PRAYER.

AND WHAT JESUS DID FOR

CHRISTOPHER HE'LL DO FOR

YOU.

HE WANTS TO.

HE DIED FOR YOU.

HE LOVES YOU.

AND HE WANTS YOU TO BE WITH

HIM FOR ALL ETERNITY.

SO LET'S PRAY AND LET'S ASK,

AND LET'S LET GOD DO ALL OF

THE REST.

PRAY WITH ME.

JESUS -- THAT'S RIGHT, SAY

HIS NAME.

SAY IT OUT LOUD.

JESUS, I COME TO YOU.

AND, LORD, I PRAY THAT

PRAYER.

IF YOU CAN USE ME, IF YOU

STILL WANT ME, THEN FORGIVE

ME.

SET ME FREE FROM THE THINGS

THAT I'VE DONE.

SET ME FREE FROM ALL THE

BITTERNESS AND THE ANGER AND

THE RESENTMENT IN MY HEART.

AND MAKE ME NEW AGAIN.

LORD, HEAR MY PRAYER, COME

INTO MY HEART.

SO ME THE PLAN AND THE

PURPOSE THAT YOU HAVE FOR MY

LIFE AND BE MY SAVIOR

TODAY.

FOR I ASK IT IN JESUS'

NAME.

FATHER, FOR THOSE WHO

JUST PRAYED, I ASK FOR A

BAPTISM IN YOUR LOVE.

I ASK THAT YOUR GRACE AND

YOUR FORGIVENESS WOULD FLOW

THROUGH THEIR INNER MOST

BEING, AND THEY WOULD KNOW

TODAY THAT THEIR PRAYER HAS

BEEN HEARD AND HAS BEEN

ANSWERED.

WE ASK IT ALL IN JESUS'

NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU PRAYED WITH ME, I'VE

GOT SOMETHING FOR YOU.

IT'S CALLED "A NEW DAY."

IN THERE IS A TEACHING, HOW

DO YOU LIVE THE CHRISTIAN

LIFE?

WHAT DO CHRISTIANS BELIEVE?

WHAT ARE THE PILLARS OF THE

FAITH?

THE PHONE CALL IS FREE.

THE PACKET IS FREE.

ALL YOU'VE GOT TO DO IS DIAL

A NUMBER.

1-800-759-0700.

JUST SAY, I PRAYED WITH THAT

GUY ON TV.

I ASKED JESUS TO COME INTO

MY HEART.

AND I WANT TO LIVE FOR HIM

NOW.

I WANT TO KNOW THE PLAN THE

PURPOSE FOR MY LIFE.

IF YOU'VE GOT QUESTIONS, IF

YOU'VE GOT QUESTIONS ABOUT

ANGELS OR DEMONS OR WHAT

DOES ALL OF THIS MEAN?

WHAT WERE THOSE THINGS IN

CHRISTOPHER'S STORY?

WE'VE GOT A PACKET THAT

ANSWERS THOSE QUESTIONS.

EVEN QUESTIONS LIKE, CAN

CHRISTIANS BE

DEMON-POSSESSED?

AND WHAT DO YOU DO ABOUT

THAT?

HOW DO YOU TAKE CONTROL OVER

THESE THINGS.

ALL FREE.

AND WE CAN EVEN E-MAIL IT TO

YOU TODAY, SO CALL US.

1-800-759-0700.

TERRY, OVER TO YOU.

Terry: WELL, STILL

AHEAD, A NEW MOM IN A BATTLE

JUST TO BREATHE.

I HEARD GURGLING IN MY

EARS.

EARS.

I COULD ACTUALLY FEEL MYSELF

LOSING LIFE.

Terry: THIS WOMAN IS

SCHEDULED FOR EMERGENCY

OPEN-HEART SURGERY.

AND YOU WILL SEE HOW HE WAS

HEALED SUPER NATURALLY,

INSTEAD.

I WANT TO PROVE MYSELF TO

PEOPLE SO MUCH THAT I'M

WILLING TO GO TO THE END OF

THIS.

SO I'M GOING TO START

CARRYING GUNS.

I'M GOING TO START SELLING

DRUGS.

THAT'S WHEN I REALLY STARTED

GOING DOWN THE ROAD OF

ROBBING AND I STARTED

SELLING DRUGS.

I'M LAYING ON THE GROUND

NOW, COPS HAVE GOT GUNS IN

MY FACE.

I'M CAUGHT RED-HANDED.

AND AT THAT TIME, I DIDN'T

HAVE NOBODY ELSE BUT MY

FAMILY.

THE ONLY THING THAT REALLY

MATTERED WAS SEEING MY MOM

PRAYING, SAYING, JOSHUA, GOD

IS WAKING YOU UP.

GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOU.

I REMEMBER THAT LAST DAY FOR

ME, WHEN THE JUDGE LOOKED AT

ME AND SAID, I DON'T KNOW

WHY I'M DOING THIS.

I DON'T EVEN UNDERSTAND WHY

I'M DOING THIS.

I SHOULDN'T BE DOING THIS,

BUT I'M GOING TO LET YOU OFF

AND I'M GOING TO JUST GIVE

YOU THREE YEARS' PROBATION.

I SAID, GOD, I SEE YOU NOW.

YOU LET ME GET TO THIS PLACE

TO WHERE I SEE THAT YOU'RE

THE ONLY THING I NEED.

I KNOW GOD WILL BE THERE FOR

YOU BECAUSE HE WAS THERE FOR

ME.

I KNOW GOD HAS A PLAN AND

PURPOSE FOR YOUR LIFE

BECAUSE HE HAS A PLAN AND

PURPOSE FOR ME.

"THE 700 CLUB."

SOME 40,000 NEW LAWS ARE

GOING INTO EFFECT THIS

YEAR.

FROM LIMITING DRUGS IN

ILLINOIS TO TIGHTER GUN

CONTROL IN CONNECTICUT AND

CALIFORNIA.

AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

IS BANNING THE PRODUCTION OF

INCANDESCENT LIGHTBULBS TO

PROMOTE ENERGY-EFFICIENT

ALTERNATIVES.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

HELPING MOTHERS IN KENYA

RESCUE THEIR CHILDREN FROM

STARVATION.

ONLY A FEW SHORT YEARS AGO,

THIS YOUNG MOTHER COULD ONLY

SUPPORT ONE MEAL OF PORRAGE

A DAY FOR HER FAMILY.

BUT AN "OPERATION BLESSING"

PROGRAM TURNED THINGS AROUND

FOR HER.

NOW SHE AND OTHER WOMEN MAKE

TRADITIONAL JEWELRY TO

SELL.

TODAY, THANKS TO THAT

INCOME, SHE CAN AFFORD FOOD

AND IS ABLE TO SEND HER

CHILDREN TO SCHOOL.

AND "OPERATION BLESSING"

ALSO STARTED A COMMUNITY

FARM IN THE VILLAGE WHERE

FAMILIES CAN GROW NUTRITIOUS

FOOD YEAR-ROUND.

YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

"OPERATION BLESSING" BY

GOING TO OB.ORG.

GORDON AND TERRY WILL BE

RIGHT BACK.

Terry: IN PARTS OF

CHINA, CLEAN WATER IS

SCARCE, AND PEOPLE ARE

FORCED TO DRINK CONTAMINATED

WATER, A PRACTICE THAT

NEARLY COST ONE LITTLE GIRL

HER LIFE.

CHICHU ALWAYS WOKE UP EXTRA

EARLY TO COLLECT FEED FOR

THE PIGS ON HER FARM, UNTIL

SOME PIERCING STOMACH PAIN

STOPPED HER.

IT HURT SO MUCH THAT I

COULD NOT EVEN TAKE A STEP.

HER STOMACH GOT TO BE SO

BIG THAT IT LOOKED LIKE SHE

WAS EIGHT MONTHS PREGNANT.

I WAS DESPERATE TO DO

SOMETHING FOR CHICHU, BUT I

COULD NOT HELP HER.

Terry: CHICHU'S PARENTS

TOOK HER TO THE ONLY DOCTOR

IN THEIR REMOTE VILLAGE.

SHE SAID CHICHU HAD AN

ABDOMINAL INFECTION CAUSED

BY DRINKING POLLUTED WATER.

THE DOCTORS GAVE HER SOME

ANTIBIOTICS, BUT WHEN SHE

DIDN'T GET BETTER, SHE SAID

SHE WOULD GET WORSE AND SOON

DIE.

I WAS AFRAID, BUT AT THE

SAME TIME, I THOUGHT IT

WOULD BE BETTER IF I DID

DIE.

MY STOMACH WAS REALLY HARD

WHEN I TOUCHED IT, AND I WAS

STARVING, BUT I COULDN'T EAT

ANYTHING BECAUSE IT HURT TOO

MUCH.

Terry: THE JONGS

COULDN'T AFFORD TO TAKE HER

TO A SPECIALIST OUTSIDE

THEIR VILLAGE, SO EVERY DAY

CHICHU'S STOMACH SWELLED UP

AND HURT MORE.

ALL I WANTED TO DO WAS

HIDE IN A CORNER.

IT FELT LIKE MY STOMACH

WOULD EXPOA EXPLODE AT ANY

MINUTE.

Reporter: CHICHU'S

PARENTS PRAYED FOR HELP.

I ASKED THE LORD, PLEASE

SAVE MY DAUGHTER, SOMEHOW

CURE HER.

I DON'T WANT TO LOSE HER.

Terry: THEN CBN CAME TO

CHICHU'S VILLAGE.

WE TOOK HER TO A HOSPITAL IN

THE CITY, WHERE A PHYSICIAN

SAID SURGERY COULD SAVE HER

LIFE.

CBN HELPED PAY FOR THAT

SURGERY, AS WELL AS FOLLOWUP

TREATMENT.

AND TODAY CHICHU IS

PERFECTLY HEALTHY.

MY STOMACH ISN'T BIG

ANYMORE, AND I DON'T HAVE

ANY PAIN.

I CAN RUN AND JUMP AND

PLAY.

AND THE BEST OF ALL, I CAN

HELP MY PARENTS AGAIN.

I WOULD HAVE LOST MY

DAUGHTER IF IT HADN'T HAD

BEEN FOR CBN.

BUT NOW THANKS TO YOU,

CHICHU IS HEALED.

Terry: AND CHICHU WILL

ALWAYS HAVE CLEAN DRINKING

WATER NOW BECAUSE CBN BUILT

A CISTERN AND LAID PIPES TO

TRANSPORT CLEAN, FRESH WATER

TO THE ENTIRE VILLAGE.

YOU SOLVED OUR WHOLE VICH

VILLAGE'S WATER PROBLEM.

THANK YOU, CBN.

THANK YOU, LORD.

NOW MY WORLD IS HAPPY AND

BRIGHT EVERY DAY.

Terry: YOU KNOW, WE SO

TAKE FOR GRANTED THE FACT

THAT WE HAVE DRINKING WATER

AVAILABLE TO US HERE IN THE

UNITED STATES.

BUT IN MANY, MANY PARTS OF

THE WORLD, THAT'S SIMPLY NOT

THE CASE.

PROVIDING THAT FOR PEOPLE,

AS WELL AS MANY OTHER THINGS

THAT THEY NEED SIMPLY TO BE

ABLE TO LIVE IS SOMETHING

THAT CBN PARTNERS ARE DOING

AROUND THE WORLD EVERY DAY.

THAT'S WHY WE ASK YOU TODAY

TO JOIN WITH THE REST OF

US.

WE WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE

BECAUSE OF THE LOVE OF

CHRIST.

WE BRING THAT MESSAGE TO

THEM AS WELL.

AND WE INVITE YOU TO BE A

PART OF THAT.

IT IS 65 CENTS A DAY, $20 A

MONTH, TO JOIN "THE 700

CLUB."

BUT YOU CAN DO IT RIGHT NOW

BY GOING TO YOUR PHONE AND

CALLING THAT TOLL-FREE

NUMBER YOU SEE ON YOUR

SCREEN.

OR YOU CAN ALSO DO IT BY

LOGGING ON TO CBN.COM.

WHEN YOU DO DECIDE TO JOIN

WITH US, DO IT USING PLEDGE

EXPRESS.

IT IS ELECTRONIC MONTHLY

GIVING.

I LOVE IT.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE

ENVELOPES OR STAMPS OR

REMIND YOURSELF TO SEND

ANYTHING.

IT IS ALL DONE FOR YOU.

YOU CAN STOP IT FROM YOUR

BANK ANY TIME YOU WANT TO.

IT SAVES US SOME COSTS, SO

WE WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU

"POWER FOR LIFE" TEACHINGS

AS A WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU

FOR JOINING "THE 700 CLUB."

WE THINK THEY'LL BE A GREAT

BLESSING TO YOU, AND YOU

WILL HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF

KNOWING YOU ARE TOUCHING AND

SAVING LIVES, SO THANK YOU.

SO, PLEASE, CALL NOW.

GORDON?

Gordon: WHEN WE COME

BACK, WE'RE GOING TO BE

PRAYING FOR YOU.

AND YOU'LL SEE A STORY OF

HOW A WOMAN, WHO WAS FACING

OPEN-HEART SURGERY, SHE WAS

HEALED IN JUST 15 MINUTES.

HER STORY IS NEXT.

Gordon: JOYA THOMPSON

HAD JUST BEEN RELEASED FROM

THE HOSPITAL WITH A NEW

BABY.

AND THEN A FEW DAYS LATER,

SHE WOUND UP THERE AGAIN.

THIS TIME STRUGGLING JUST TO

BREATHE.

DOCTORS DETERMINED THAT JOYA

NEEDED OPEN-HEART SURGERY,

AND THE FIRST PERSON SHE

CALLED FOR HELP WAS HER

PRAYING MOM.

I WOKE UP ABOUT HAD 4:00

IN THE MORNING, AND I FELT

LIKE I WAS BREATHING --

TRYING TO BREATHE UNDER

WATER.

IT STARTED IN MY ABDOMEN AND

IT JUST -- I COULD NOT BEAR

THE PAIN.

Reporter: FOUR DAYS

AFTER GIVING BIRTH TO HER

SECOND CHILD, JOYA THOMPSON

EXPERIENCED THE MOST

TERRIFYING NIGHT OF HER

LIFE.

I HEARD GURGLING IN MY

EARS, AND IT FELT LIKE I WAS

TRYING TO BREATHE UNDER

WATER.

Reporter: AND JOYA ALSO

GAINED AN EXEMPTION

EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF WEIGHT,

ESPECIALLY IN HER LEGS AND

FEET.

I KNEW THAT SOMETHING WAS

HORRIBLY WRONG.

I WAS TRYING TO DECIDE IF WE

NEEDED TO CALL 9-1-1 AND

HAVE THE AMBULANCE COME PICK

US UP, OR IF WE CAN MAKE IT

IN THE CAR.

I CHOSE IT WOULD PROBABLY BE

BEST IF WE GET IN THE CAR

AND GO BECAUSE I FELT LIKE I

WAS FADING VERY QUICKLY.

I REMEMBER LISTENING TO MY

HEART BEAT, AND IT FELT LIE

LIKE IT WAS STRUGGLING.

EVERY SINGLE BEAT, IT WASN'T

WORKING RIGHT.

I JUST THOUGHT, SOMETHING IS

WRONG WITH MY BODY AND I'M

LOSING LIFE RIGHT NOW.

I COULD ACTUALLY FEEL MYSELF

LOSING LIFE.

WHEN I FIRST GOT INTO THE

E.R., THEY COULD TELL I WAS

HAVING TROUBLE BREATHING, SO

I WAS ADMITTED RIGHT AWAY.

Reporter: THE DOCTORS

PERFORMED SEVERAL TESTS.

THE DIAGNOSIS: CONGESTIVE

HEART FAILURE.

BUT THEY DIDN'T KNOW THE

CAUSE.

WHEN I WAS IN THE

HOSPITAL, I WAS JUST TRYING

TO STAY CALM.

BECAUSE I FELT LIKE I DON'T

THINK THEY CAN HELP ME.

AND ALL OF THE TESTS THAT

THEY WERE DOING, THEY

WEREN'T FINDING THE ANSWER,

I FELT.

SO I WAS JUST TRYING TO STAY

PEACEFUL BECAUSE I DIDN'T

WANT TO PANIC IN MY LAST

MOMENTS.

SO I WAS JUST TRYING TO

CONTINUE TO FEEL THE PEACE

OF GOD AND TRUST HIM.

Reporter: WHILE JOYA'S

HUSBAND, DAVID, WAS TAKING

CARE OF THEIR TWO CHILDREN,

JOYA CALLED HER MOM.

I SAID, HEY, MOM, IT'S

JOYA.

SHE WAS, LIKE, WHAT'S GOING

ON?

ARE YOU OKAY?

I SAID, I'M IN THE HOSPITAL

AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S

GOING ON, BUT I JUST WANTED

TO GIVE YOU A CALL SO YOU

COULD JUST BEGIN PRAYING AND

MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS

OKAY.

AND SHE SAID OKAY.

BUT AT THAT MOMENT I WAS ON

THE PHONE WITH HER, THE

DOCTOR CAME INTO THE ROOM.

AND I SAID, WELL, MOM, CAN

YOU HOLD ON FOR A MOMENT.

AND I DIDN'T PLACE HER ON

HOLD.

I JUST PUT THE PHONE DOWN IN

MY LAP.

HE CAME AND SAT DOWN AND HE

SAID, JOYA, YOU'RE GOING TO

HAVE TO HAVE OPEN-HEART

SURGERY.

AND WE'RE GOING TO SCHEDULE

YOU FOR THAT, AND THAT NEEDS

TO HAPPEN RIGHT NOW.

AND THEN I HEARD THE DOCTOR

SAY TO HER SHE HAD TORN A

VALVE IN HER HEART, AND THAT

THEY WERE GOING TO HAVE

TO -- THEY WERE GOING TO

HAVE TO FLY HER TO THE

SEATTLE HOSPITAL.

WE'RE GOING TO DO ONE

LAST TEST, AND WE THINK THAT

THERE IS A TEAR IN YOUR

HEART, IN THE VALVE OF YOUR

HEART, AND WE'RE GOING TO

TRY TO GO IN AND REPAIR THAT

TODAY.

AND HE IS EXPLAINING TO ME

THAT I'LL BE ON MEDICATION

THE REST OF MY LIFE AND I

WON'T BE ABLE TO BREASTFEED

MY CHILD, WHO IS ONLY FOUR

DAYS OLD AT THIS POINT.

AND, I MEAN, THE NEWS HE WAS

TELLING ME WAS DEVASTATING.

HE SAYS, OKAY, WE'RE GOING

TO DO ONE LAST TEST.

AND THEN WE'RE GOING TO COME

BACK AND GET YOU AND WE'RE

GOING TO TRANSPORT YOU SO

THAT YOU CAN HAVE YOUR

EMERGENCY OPEN-HEART

SURGERY.

AND I SAID OKAY.

AND THEN THE CONVERSATION

ENDED, AND JOYA GOT BACK ON

THE PHONE.

AND SHE SAYS, DID YOU HEAR

THAT?

AND I SAID, YES, I DID.

AND SO WE MADE A PLAN.

I SAID, OKAY, MOM, WE HAVE

ABOUT 15 MINUTES BEFORE THEY

BACK IN HERE AND THEY DO MY

NEXT TEST.

YOU CALL THE PASTOR AND

WE'LL GO FROM THERE.

I GOT ON MY KNEES, BY MY

BEDSIDE, AND I GOT THE PHONE

AND I CALLED "THE 700

CLUB."

AND THIS IS WHAT I SAID: ALL

I NEED IS SOMEBODY THAT WILL

BELIEVE GOD WITH ME BECAUSE

I ALREADY BELIEVE THAT GOD

CAN HEAL HER BODY.

Reporter: JOYA HAD THE

FINAL TEST, AN ECHO CARD

ECHO CARDIOGRAPH BEFORE THE

SURGERY.

SHE WAITED FOR THE RESULTS

FROM HER DOCTOR.

AND HE SAYS, I DON'T KNOW

WHAT HAPPENED.

I SAID, OKAY.

AND HE SAID, WE DON'T SEE A

TEAR IN THE VALVE OF YOUR

HEART.

AND I SAID, OKAY.

AND SO HE SAID, YOU DON'T

HAVE TO HAVE OPEN-HEART

SURGERY, AND YOU'RE GETTING

BETTER.

AND I'VE NEVER SEEN THIS

BEFORE.

WE DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY IT

WAS SO BAD AND WHY YOU'RE

GETTING SO MUCH BETTER THIS

FAST.

AND I JUST REMEMBER

THINKING, THANK YOU, GOD.

THANK YOU, GOD.

THANK YOU, GOD.

BECAUSE I REALIZED HE HEALED

MY HEART.

AND WE TALK A LOT ABOUT GOD

BEING A HEART SURGEON, AND

HE IS BEING ABLE TO DO HEART

SURGERY, BUT TO KNOW THAT

GOD CAN CHANGE MY EMOTIONAL

HEART AND HE CAN CHANGE MY

PHYSICAL HEART, THAT HE

LITERALLY DID HEART SURGERY

ON ME IS MIRACULOUS.

Reporter: TODAY THEIR

JORDAN IS THREE, AND THEIR

SON, ISAIAH, IS ONE AND A

HALF.

IT IS JUST A PRIVILEGE TO

BE ABLE TO WATCH THEM GROW

UP.

WATCH THEM PLAY AND LEARN

HOW TO READ AND LEARN THEIR

NUMBERS, AND JUST TO BE A

PART OF THOSE MOMENTS.

SEEING ISAIAH WALK, AND

HEARING HIS FIRST WORDS.

WHEN I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL,

I DIDN'T THINK THAT I WOULD

HAVE THAT OPPORTUNITY.

SO TO SEE MY BABY BOY

GROWING UP, AND TO SEE MY

BABY GIRL IS A BLESSING.

AND IT'S SOMETHING THAT I

WILL ALWAYS TREASURE.

EVERY BREATH THAT I TAKE, I

PRECIOUS.

TREASURE.

I'M SO GRATEFUL.

Gordon: WHAT A

BEAUTIFUL STORY.

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY.

YOU CAN SEE THE JOY OF WHAT

HAPPENS WHEN YOU JUST

BELIEVE GOD.

AND YOU CAN SEE THE FAITH IN

THAT MOTHER.

WHEN SHE SAID, I JUST NEED

SOMEONE TO AGREE WITH ME.

I BELIEVE AND I JUST NEED

SOMEONE TO BELIEVE WITH ME.

WHAT WAS SHE TALKING ABOUT?

WHY DID SHE NEED THAT?

WELL, THE BIBLE SAYS WHEN

TWO OR MORE AGREE TOUCHING

ANYTHING, IT SHALL BE DONE

FOR THEM BY MY FATHER IN

HEAVEN.

THOSE ARE THE WORDS OF

JESUS.

AND YOU CAN COUNT ON THEM.

YOU CAN BELIEVE THEM.

YOU CAN HAVE FAITH IN THEM.

NOW, ONE OF THE GREAT

STORIES OF THE BIBLE IS WHEN

THE PARALYZED MAN IS LET

DOWN INTO THE MIDDLE OF A

ROOM WHERE JESUS IS.

AND ALL OF HIS FRIENDS HAVE

DONE THIS FOR HIM BECAUSE

THEY KNOW IF THEY CAN JUST

GET HIM TO JESUS HE'LL HAVE

THE ANSWER.

THE BIBLE SAYS SOMETHING

WONDERFUL.

WHEN JESUS SAW THEIR FAITH,

THAT WAS THE KEY.

WHEN HE SAW THEIR FAITH.

SO WHEN JESUS IS LOOKING AT

YOU RIGHT NOW, WHAT DOES HE

SEE?

DOES HE SEE YOUR FAITH?

DOES HE SEE YOUR BELIEF?

AND IF YOU SAY I DON'T HAVE

FAITH RIGHT NOW, WELL THEN

HOW DO YOU GET THAT?

LOOK TO HIM.

THE AUTHOR AND THE FINISHER

OF YOUR FAITH.

ALL HAVE YOU TO DO IS LOOK

TO HIM, AND YOU GET ALL OF

THE FAITH YOU NEED.

PEOPLE SAY, WELL, YOU MUST

HAVE GREAT FAITH.

DO YOU PRAY A LOT?

NO.

I KNOW SOME GREAT FACTS.

GOD CREATED US.

HE CREATED THE HEAVENS AND

THE EARTH AND YOU AND ME.

AND HE HAD A GREAT DREAM FOR

US.

AND WE MESSED THAT DREAM

UP.

BUT GOD SAID, I'M NOT GIVING

UP ON MY DREAM.

I'M GOING TO SEND JESUS.

AND HE IS GOING TO TAKE CARE

OF ALL OF THAT.

HE IS GOING TO LIVE THE

SINLESS LIFE.

HE IS GOING TO DIE AS A

SACRIFICE FOR THE SINS OF

EVERYONE, FOR ALL TIME, SO I

CAN RESTORE WHAT I

ORIGINALLY INTENDED.

AND THEN HE DIDN'T STOP

THERE.

JESUS ROSE FROM THE DEAD.

AND THAT SAME RESURRECTION

POWER IS AVAILABLE FOR YOU

AND ME.

THOSE ARE GREAT FACTS.

SO WHEN YOU LOOK AT THAT

FACT, ALL OF THEM, AND SAY,

OKAY, HOW SMALL IS MY

PROBLEM NOW?

AND HOW BIG IS MY GOD?

NOW, TERRY AND I ARE GOING

TO PRAY WITH YOU.

BEFORE WE PRAY, WE WANT TO

ENCOURAGE YOU WITH SOME

OTHER PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN

HEALED.

HERE IS MARGIE FROM

MICHIGAN.

SHE HAD A LONG-TERM SCIATIC

NERVE PROBLEM.

THEN BACK IN AUGUST, THE

PAIN INTENSIFIED.

LAST OCTOBER SHE WAS

WATCHING "THE 700 CLUB."

AND TERRY HAD A WORD OF

KNOWLEDGE.

SOMEONE ELSE, YOU'VE GOT A

SCIATIC NERVE PROBLEM.

IT KIND OF COMES AND GOES,

BUT LATELY IT IS MUCH MORE

PREVALENT.

GOD IS HEALING THAT

CONDITION FOR YOU AS WARMTH

COMES DOWN OVER THE BACK OF

YOUR HIP AND YOUR LEG.

JUST RECEIVE THAT FROM HIM

TODAY.

MARGIE FELT THAT.

SHE FELT HEAT ROLLING DOWN

HER BODY, AND ALL OF THE

PAIN LEFT.

TERRY?

Terry: THIS IS RAY, WHO

LIVES IN NEBRASKA.

HE HAD A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

IN 1977.

A LIGAMENT IN HIS KNEE WAS

BADLY DAMAGED, IT BROUGHT

HIM ONGOING PAIN.

HE HAD SURGERY IN THE LATE

'80s, BUT HIS CONDITION

WORSENED.

X-RAYS SHOWED HIS KNEE WAS

BONE ON BONE, AND HIS

DR. RECOMMENDED REPLACEMENT

SURGERY.

BUT LAST SEPTEMBER HIS WIFE

WAS WATCHING THIS SHOW AND

SHE HEARD YOU, GORDON, GIVE

THIS WORD OF KNOWLEDGE.

"THERE IS SOMEONE WITH A

PROBLEM IN HIS RIGHT KNEE

AND THE DOCTOR SAID THE

CARTILAGE CAN'T BE REPLACED."

BUT SHE CLAIMED THE WORD YOU

GAVE, GORDON, AND ALL OF HIS

PAIN WAS GONE.

Gordon: AND YOU DIDN'T

EVEN HAVE TO BE PRESENT.

THE SERVANT WASN'T EVEN

THERE, BUT HE GOT SAVED.

SO LET'S JUST BELIEVE WHO HE

IS, AND WHAT HE CAME TO DO.

WE DON'T HAVE TO BEG HIM.

WE DON'T HAVE TO CONVINCE

HIM.

WE JUST HAVE TO BELIEVE AND

THEN REACH OUT AND TOUCH.

SO IN AN ACT OF FAITH, TOUCH

THAT AREA OF THE BODY THAT

NEEDS HEALING.

TERRY AND I WILL AGREE.

YOU AGREE.

AND LET'S AGREE TOGETHER,

TOUCHING IT, AND LET'S SEE

WHAT GOD WILL DO FOR YOU.

LORD, WE LIFT THE NEEDS OF

THE AUDIENCE TO YOU, AND WE

JUST ASK FOR YOUR HEALING.

TO FLOW.

AND FOR THOSE WHO NEED

FAITH, WE LOOK TO YOU, THE

AUTHOR, THE FINISHER OF OUR

FAITH, WE LOOK TO YOU ON THE

CROSS.

WE HEAR YOU SAY, IT'S

FINISHED, IT'S DONE.

WE LOOK TO YOU, RISING FROM

THE DEAD.

WE LOOK TO YOU, SEATED AT

THE RIGHT HAND OF THE MOST

HIGH GOD.

WE LOOK TO YOU, EVER LIVING

TO GIVE INTERCESSION FOR

US.

SO IT'S NOT JUST US PRAYING,

BUT IT'S PRAYING A YOU

PRAYING AS WELL.

SO WE JOIN TOGETHER WITH YOU

AND YOUR PRAYERS, AND WE SAY

OUT LOUD TO THESE BODIES, BE

HEALED NOW IN JESUS' NAME

AND BE EVERY BIT WHOLE.

THERE IS SOMEONE, YOU'VE HAD

A LONG-TERM INJURY IN YOUR

RIGHT SHOULDER.

THERE WAS A BROKEN SCAPULA,

AS WELL AS LIGAMENT DAMAGE

IN THE JOINT, AND GOD IS

HEALING ALL OF THAT FOR

YOU.

YOU JUST FELT A WAVE GO

THROUGH THAT SHOULDER, AND

JUST A RELEASE.

AND YOU'RE ABLE TO FREELY

MOVE IT.

WHAT YOU COULDN'T DO BEFORE,

DO IT NOW IN JESUS' NAME.

START MOVING THAT RIGHT ARM

AND REALIZE YOU'RE

COMPLETELY HEALED.

THERE IS NO DISCOMFORT, NO

RESTRICTION, NOW, IN JESUS'

NAME.

TERRY?

Terry: SOMEONE ELSE,

YOU HAVE AN ISSUE WITH YOUR

EARS.

I DON'T KNOW IF IT IS AN

INFECTION THAT HAS GOTTEN

INTO THEM, BUT IT IS DEEP,

DEEP INSIDE YOUR EARS.

GOD IS HEALING THAT

CONDITION FOR YOU RIGHT

NOW.

YOU'LL KNOW BECAUSE SUDDENLY

YOU'RE GOING TO REALIZE HOW

MUCH YOU WEREN'T HEARING AS

YOUR EAR JUST OPENS UP

AGAIN.

Gordon: THERE IS

SOMEONE, YOU'VE GOT DIVER

DIVERTICULITIS, AND YOU HAVE

TO CAREFULLY MONITOR YOUR

DIET, AND YOUR LITERALLY

WORRYING ABOUT IT ALL OF THE

TIME.

GOD IS HEALING YOU.

HE IS RESTORING YOUR ENTIRE

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM NOW.

JUST RECEIVE ALL OF THAT IN

JESUS' NAME AND BE HEALED.

Terry: SOMEONE ELSE,

YOU HAVE CIRCULATION

PROBLEMS IN YOUR LEGS.

IT HAS MADE TROUBLE FOR YOU

WALKING.

AND YOUR LEGS ARE COLD ALL

OF THE TIME.

GOD IS HEALING THAT

CONDITION.

YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A

CHANGE, ACTUALLY, IN THE

COLOR OF YOUR LEGS.

Gordon: THERE IS

SOMEONE ELSE WITH CHRONIC

GUM INFECTIONS.

IT IS PRIMARILY IN YOUR

UPPER GUMS, ON BOTH SIDES,

AND GOD IS HEALING THAT.

THE INFECTION EVEN GOES INTO

YOUR LOWER SINUSES.

AND GOD IS HEALING YOU.

JUST RECEIVE IT AND REALIZE

THAT PAIN IS LEAVING YOU.

IT IS GOING AWAY.

ALL OF THAT DISCOMFORT, GONE

NOW IN JESUS' NAME.

Terry: SOMEBODY ELSE,

YOU HAVE A FUNGUS IN YOUR

FINGERNAILS THAT IS AT THE

BASE OF YOUR NAIL, IT IS NOT

ONLY UNSIGHTLY, IT IS JUST A

BOTHER TO YOU.

GOD IS HEALING THAT.

YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE BRAND

NEW FINGERNAILS.

Gordon: SOMEONE WITH

BACK PROBLEMS, WITH BULGING

DISCS, AND IT IS CAUSING

PRESSURE ON YOUR NERVES AND

SHOOTING PAINS DOWN THE

RIGHT SIDE OF YOUR BODY, AND

GOD IS HEALING YOU AND

TAKING ALL OF THAT AWAY.

HE IS ABLE TO STRAIGHTEN

YOUR SPINE.

HE IS ABLE TO TAKE ALL OF

THAT AND PUT IT INTO PROPER

ALIGNMENT AND JUST RELEASE

YOU FROM ALL OF THAT PAIN.

NOW, IN JESUS' NAME.

LORD, WE THANK YOU, FOR YOU

CAME TO HEAL US.

YOU CAME TO FORGIVE US.

YOU CAME TO SET THE CAPTIVES

FREE.

WHEN WE RECEIVE YOU, WE

RECEIVE THE ANSWER TO ALL OF

OUR NEEDS.

THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU HAVE

DONE IN JESUS' NAME.

AMEN.

IF YOU'VE BEEN TOUCHED BY

GOD, WE WANT TO SHARE IN

YOUR GOOD REPORT.

SO GIVE US A CALL AND LET US

KNOW.

WE WANT TO TELL OTHERS WHAT

GOD IS DOING IN THE WORLD

TODAY.

THE NUMBER IS TOLL-FREE.

1-800-759-0700.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL

US, AND WE'RE HERE FOR YOU

24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A

WEEK.

IT IS OUR HONOR, IT IS OUR

PRIVILEGE TO PRAY FOR YOU.

WE LOVE TO PRAY FOR PEOPLE.

AND WE HAVE PEOPLE THAT ARE

STANDING BY THAT WE KNOW ARE

PEOPLE OF FAITH.

IF YOU NEED SOMEONE TO AGREE

WITH YOU, TOUCHING ANYTHING,

WE WANT TO BE HERE FOR YOU.

JESUS, THE ANSWER TO EVERY

HUMAN NEED.

WE LEAVE YOU WITH THESE

WORDS FROM PSALM 30: "O

LORD, MY GOD, I CRIED OUT TO

YOU AND YOU HEALED ME."

FOR TERRY, FOR ME, FOR ALL

OF US HERE, GOD BLESS YOU.

WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN.

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