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700 Club Interactive - October 2, 2017

Jaci Velasquez has sold over five million albums and won 7 Dove Awards. The singer, writer, actress and fashion designer shares her struggles and triumphs with her career, faith, and motherhood. Read Transcript


GOD GAVE ME A VOICE TO

SING.

Terry: GOD THE 5-YEAR-OLD

WHO IS ALREADY A

YouTube SENSATION.

*

Terry: MEET THE

PINT-SIZED WORSHIP LEADER,

CALEB SHERANO.

> PLUS...JACKIE

VALASQUES WILL SHARE HEROOD

TROUBLES AND TRIUMPHS AND

HOW THEY SHAPED HER NEW

ALBUM.

Reporter: GOOD

MORNING AND WELCOME TO THERED

SHOW.

CALEB HAS APPEARED ON

NUMEROUS NATIONAL

TELEVISION SHOWS, AND WHENEN H

HE SINGS, PEOPLE ARE BLOWNGE

AWAY.S

Terry: BEHIND THE BIG

VOICE AND PERSONALITY IS A

GREATVO KID WITH WONDERFUL

PARENTS.

OUR OWN EFREM GRAHAM

BRINGS US THAT STORY.

TAKE A LOOK.

* LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE

* I'M...GONNA LET IT

SHINE *SH

[APPLAUSE]

Efrem: THAT
BOOMING

VOICE FROM THIS

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

CHURCH, IS 5-YEAR-OLD

CALEB SERANO.

HE IS
A ATTRACTING THE

EYES AND EARS OF MILLIONS.

AND NOW THE DROP THE

MIC MOMENT INSIDE A NORTH

CAROLINA CHURCH, THE VIDEO

GOING VIRAL --

FROM T THEHE FIRST SECONDRAL.

YOU HEAR HIM, YOU KIND OF

CAN'T BELIEVE IT, BUT

CALEB SERANO, HE HAS GOT

THE VOICE.

HEY, EVERYBODY, I'M ON

ABC NEWS.

Efrem: WHO ENCOURAGED

YOU TO GET UP IN SING.

MY PAPA.

Efrem: THAT'S URE

GRANDFATHER?

YEAH.AND

Efrem: DID HE GIVE

YOU THE MIC AND SAY, I

WANT YOU TO SING THIS?

WHAT HAPPENED?

I KEPT ON LISTENING,

AND GOD GAVE ME A VOICE TO

SING.

YES, PAPA, STAND UP.

[APPLAUSE]

COME ON!

YES!

Efrem: AND PAPA WAS

IN THE AUDIENCE WHEN CALEB

MADE HIS APPEARANCE ON THE

HIT SHOW "LITTLE BIG

SHOTS."

* WAY DOWN IN MY SOUL VE

* I'VE GOT A HOLE

* OH...

Efrem: CALEB HAS BEENEN

SINGING FOR HOW LONG?

CALEB HAS BEEN SINGING

FOR A LONG TIME.A LO

I NOTICED HIM HAVING A A

DRIVE FOR MUSIC SINCE HE

WAS ABOUT ONE.

HE HAS BEEN SINGING BEFORE

HE WAS ABLE TO TALK.

IT IS A BLESSING THAT SOA

MANYBL PEOPLE ARE TOUCHED BY

MY LITTLE ONE, MY

BLESSING.NG.

SO WE JUST WE CAN CONTINUE

TO DO WHAT GOD HAS US TO

DO.

IT HAS BEEN WONDERFUL.

FABULOUS.

Efrem: I IMAGINENGS

THOSE BLESSINGS FOR YOU,

THROUGH HIM, CAME LONG

BEFORE THE REST OF THE

WORLD STARTED SEEING THEM?

ABSOLUTELY.SEEI

HOWEVER, IT IS JUST

AMAZING THAT YOU DON'T

REALLY SEE WHAT YOU

HAVE -- THAT GIFT THAT YOU

HAVE UNTIL OTHER PEOPLE

KIND OF START COMMENTING

ON IT.

AND TO BE REAL ABOUT IT,E RE

IT'S ALMOST LIKE, CALEB,

BE QUIET.

CALEB, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? WHA

CALEB, CLOSE THE DOOR.B, C

UNTIL SOMEBODY ELSE CAN

APPRECIATE IT.CAN

AND THEN YOU STOP AND PAY

ATTENTION TO IT.

Efrem: WE COULDN'T

HELP BUT TO PAY ATTENTION

WHEN CALEB ALLOWED US TO

SIT IN ON HIS REHEARSAL

HERE AT NEW HOPE BAPTIST

CHURCH IN HAMPTON,

VIRGINIA.

* AMEN

Efrem: "LILY IN THE

VALLEY" IS AN OLD FAM FAMILIAR

TUNE FROM JOHN P.KING.

HAVE YOU MET HIM?

I JUST WENT IN

CHARLOTTE TO DO JOYFEST.

Efrem: SO YOU SANG AT

JOYFEST, HOW COOL WASAT?

THAT?

IT WAS

AMAZING.

Efrem: WHO IS YOUR

FAVORITE GOSPEL SINGER

NOW?

ANTHONY BROWN.

Efrem: I MET HIM AND

INTERVIEWED HIM, TOO.THON

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE SONG

FROM HIM?

I MET HIM, TOO.

Efrem: YOU DID.

TELL ME WHAT THAT WAS: YO

LIKE.

COOL.

AND I INTERVIEWED HIM.

Efrem: WHAT DID YOU

ASK HIM?

HE ASKED ME QUESTIONS.

Efrem: WHAT DID HE

ASK YOU?

DO YOU REMEMBER?

HE JUST SAID THAT ON

"HARRY," I WAS HIS I

FAVORITE W SINGER.

Efrem: THAT WAS THE

HARRY CONNICK, JR. SHOW?

YEAH.

Efrem: WHAT WAS IT

LIKE MEETING HARRYEETI

CONNICK,, JR.?

IT WAS GREAT.

* IS SWEET, I KNOW

Efrem: SO, DAD, HOW

DOES IT FEEL TO HAVE SUCH

A GIFTED SON?

IT IS TRULY A BLESSING.

THE WORDS CAN'T REALLY

DESCRIBE THE FEELING.

THE RAW EMOTION, THE

ADULATION, AND, YOU KNOW,

THE -- IT'SAD JUST A

DIFFERENT -- IT'S AT'

CHALLENGE.S

IT'S REALLY A CHALLENGE.

Efrem: WHAT HAS
BEEN

THE BIGGEST SURPRISE FOR

YOU IN THIS JOURNEY SO

FAR?

THE BIGGEST SURPRISE

FOR ME WOULD HAVE TO BE

JUST THE POSITIVE FEETBACK

FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

NOT JUST LOCALLY, BUT

INTERNATIONALLY, HOW

PEOPLE ARE REACHING OUT TO

CALEB TO TELL US ABOUT HOW

HE IS TOUCHING THEIRNG T

LIVES, AND WHAT HIS GIFT

HAS DONE FORLI THEM.

AND THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO

HAVE NEVER SEEN HIM.

ALL THEY'VE SEEN IS THE

VIDEOS.NE

ALL THEY'VE SEEN --

THEY'VE NEVER SPENT THE

TIME WITH THIS FUN-LOVING,

CHALLENGING 5-YEAR-OLD

THAT WE HAVE.

*

Efrem: YOUNG CALEB

HAS FANS FROM ALL OVER THE

WORLD, AS FAR AS

AUSTRALIA, FIJI, KENYA,

NIGERIA, AND UKRAINE.

DO YOU SING?

NO, SIR, NOT AT ALL.

WE ALL KNOW OUR ROLES AND

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES.

I BELIEVE THAT SINGING IS

NOT ONE OF THOSE FOR ME. Efr

YOU KNOW, SO...I WILL TOTE

THE EQUIPMENT AND I WILL

DRIVE THE CAR.THE

HE REALLY TRIES TO

SING.

[LAUGHTER]

BUT DADDY CAN'T WHAT?

SING.

THERE WE GO.

*

Efrem: SO WE'LL LEAVE

THE SINGING TO CALEB.

EFREM GRAHAM, CBN NEWS,

HAMPTON, VIRGINIA.

Andrew: WE CAN

CERTAINLY SEE WHY CALEB

PERFORMED AT JOYFEST.

HE HAS BEEN BRINGING JOY

TO A LOT OF PEOPLE.

Terry: YOU CAN'T HELP

BUT SMILE WHEN YOU HEAR

HIM SING. HEA

Andrew: AND

INTERESTING TO HEAR BOTHTTLE

PARENTS ARE SURPRISED

ABOUT THE IMPACT HE IS

HAVING ON PEOPLE.

THE WAY HE IS GETTING

PEOPLE SO ENERGIZED ABOUT

THEIR FAITH.

IT IS INTERESTING TO SEE

SUCH A REKNOWED SINGER

CUDDLED UP ON DADDY'S LAP.ND,

Terry: IN THE END, HE

IS FIVE.CHIL

> SHE HAS HAD 16 NUMBERS

ONE HITS, WRITTEN THREE

BOOKS, ACTED IN SEVEN

FILMS, AND SHE HAS EVEN

LAUNCHED A NON-PROFIT

CLOTHING LINE.

JACI VALASQUEZ JOINS US

LIVE, WHEN WE COME BACK.

Terry: JACI VALASQUEZ

IS AN ACTRESS AND

CHRISTIAN AND LATIN POP

SINGER AND SONGWRITER, WHO

HAS PERFORMED IN BOTH

ENGLISH AND.

[SPEAKING IN SPANISH

LANGUAGE]

BY THE AGE OF 16, THE SHE HAD

A HIT ALBUM, AND TODAY SHE

HAS SOLD MORE THAN FIVE

MILLION ALBUMS WORLDWIDE.

TAKE A LOOK.

Reporter: WE FIRST

MET JACI VALASQUEZ WHEN

SHE WAS JUST 16.

HER VOICE STUNNED

LISTENERS.

HER FIRST ALBUM, "HEAVENLY

PLACE," WENT PLATINUM.

SINCE THEN SHE HAS SOLDSHE

OVER FIVE MILLION ALBUMS,

AND GRACED MORE THAN 50

MAGAZINE COVERS.

ALTHOUGH SHE DISAPPEARED

FROM THE MUSIC SCENE, JACI

IS BACK, STRONGER THANND N

EVER, WITH A BRAND NEW

ALBUM AND A FRESH OUTLOOK

ON LIFE.

Terry: JACI IS BACK,

AND SHE IS JOINING ME NOW

LIVE HERE ON "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE."

HOW GREAT TO HAVE YOU

HERE.

IT ISTO HU GREAT TO BE HERE.

IT ISEE Y GREAT TO SEE YOURU,

FACE A AGAIN.

YOU JUST DON'T CHANGE.

YOU'RE JUST AS BEAUTIFUL B

AND ALWAYS SOEA KIND.

Terry: THANK YOU SO

MUCH.

YOU CAME ON
THE CLUB WHEN

YOU WERE REALLY JUST

GETTING GOING.

ICH. WAS 16, I THINK, THE

FIRST TIME.

Terry: YES.

YES.

AND YOUR VOICE JUST

KNOCKED EVERYBODY OUT.

OH!

Terry: BUT YOUR

FAMILY SORT OF HAD ABUT

PREVIEW THAT SOMETHING WAS

COMING FROM THE TIME YOU

WERE YOUNG.

YOU DIDN'T JUST HUM.

YOU WERE A SINGER.

WELL, I COULD SING

BEFORE I COULD TALKMENT

ANTALK.AND MY PARENTS WEREAREN

PASTORS, AND THEY WERE IN

A VERY SMALL BUILDING AT

THE TIME, AND I WAS IN THE

NURSERY, AND MY MOM SAID

THEY WERE WORSHIPPING AND

EVERYBODY WAS SINGING, AND

SOMEBODY SAID, SH-SH-SH,

AND EVERYBODY STOPPED

SINGING AND THEY CONTINUED

LISTENING TO ME IN THE

NURSERY, SINGING, I'VE GOT

VEINS.DON'

I DON'T REMEMBER THEORY,

STORY, BUT MY PARENTSMBER

REMEMBER THE STORY.

BUT THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED.S

Terry: BY 16 -- IT'S

ONE THING FOR SOMEONE ELSE

TO SAY, ISN'T THAT GREAT, SAY

SHE HAS GOT A VOICE, BUTE'S

BY 16, THAT'S VERY YOUNG.-- T

HU A PLATINUM ALBUM.

HOW DID YOUR FAMILY HELPLP

YOU BALANCE THE SWIFT RISE

TO THAT POINT?

OH, WOW, THANKFULLY MYS

MOM IS AWESOME.

SHE WAS ALWAYS TRAVELLING

WITH ME AND TAKING CARE OFG

ME.

SHE WASN'T GOING TO ALLOW

ANYTHING TO GET TOO MUCHALLO

IN MY HEAD.

YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER, I'D

BEEN TRAVELLING SINCE I

WAS NINE SINCE I WAS

HOME-SCHOOLED.

Terry: THAT WAS

ACTUALLY A VERY GOOD

THING.

I'M A FAN OF

HOME-SCHOOLING, BUT IN-S

YOURCH INSTANCE, INGOOD

PARTICULAR, IT KIND OF

PROTECTED YOU FROM SOME OF

THE JUNK THAT COULD HAVE

HAD A VERY NEGATIVEFROM

INFLUENCE.

YES.

Terry: YOU HAVE AN

AMAZING RESUME.erry

I MENTIONED THE NUMBER OF

HIT C.D.s THAT YOU HAVE,

AND YOU'VE BEEN IN MOVIES

AND YOU'VE WRITTEN -- DO

YOU HAVE A PREFERENCE IN

ALL OF THAT?

I KNOW SINGING IS WHERE

YOU STARTED, BUT SOMETIMES

THAT IS NOT ALWAYS YOURNY T

FIRST LOVE. MY

YOU WANT TO KNOW MYE

FIRST LOVE WOULD BE FRIDAYUSE

NIGHTS AT MY HOUSE WITH MYND

BOYS M AND MY HUSBAND.

Terry: I LIKE THAT.

BECAUSE WE GET TO WATCH

A CERTAIN CARTOON.

WE WATCH "IN DISPICABLE

ME."

AND THE KIDS CAN STAY UP

AS LATE AS THEY WANT.

THEY'RE ON THE FLOOR IN

THEIR BEAN BAGS --

Terry: AND YOU GET TO

BE PART OF IT. IT.

I KNOW SOMETIMES WHEN

YOU'RE ISOLATED, IN A GOOD

SENSE, YOU RECOGNIZE

SOMETIMES YOU JUST WANT TOJUST

BE PART OF.

ABSOLUTELY.

Terry: TELL ME ABOUT

YOUR FAMILY.

I'M MARRIED.

AND MY HUSBAND IS

KNICKING, ANNICC ANDNICK ANDHE IS LEAD SIN
GER IN A

BAND --

Terry: SO YOU

UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER?

YES.

YES.

WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER.

HE GOES WITH ME, IF NEED

BE.

WEST HAVE ZEALAND WHO IS

NINE, SORAN, WHO ISALITY.

ZEALAND WAS EASY, BUT

SORAN -- THERE IS A REASONS.

HE WAS THE NUMBER TWO KID.

THANK GOD ZEA LANLAND WAS BORN

FIRST.

Terry: ZEALAND IS ON

THE SPECTRUM, AS YOU SAY?

YES.

WE STARTED SUSPECTING

SOMETHING WHEN HE WAS

ABOUT 19 MONTHS OLD.

THRTHERE WERE SOME MILESTONES

HE WASN'T HITTING.

WE GOT HIM TESTED, AND HAD

SOMEBODY COME TO OUR

HOUSE.

AND THEY SAID, IT IS

DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS.

WE'LL GET SPEECH THERAPY

AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY,

AND HE'LL BE FINE.

WELL, HE WASN'T -- IT

WASN'T HAPPENING AS

SWIFTLY AS WE
WOULD HAVE

HOPED.

AND THE CHANGE STARTED

HAPPENING, WHOAN THE YOUNGER

BROTHER, WHO WAS 14 1/2

MONTHS, WAS EASIER TO

UNDERSTAND AND UNDERSTANDAT

THINGS THAT BIG BROTHER

COULDN'T.

Terry: JACI, TALK TO

ME ABOUT THAT AS A MOM, HAL

THOUGH.

BECAUSE ALL PARENTS, I

THINK -- ONE OF THE THINGS

I THINK YOU SAY

ABOUT AABOU

CHILD IS THEIR DREAMS ARE

UNFULFILLED, AND YOU'REE

WAITING TO WATCH

MILESTONES AND MARKERS IN

SCHOOL AND THINGS.

SO WHAT WENT ON IN YOUR.

HEART, AND HOW DID GOD

DEAL WITH
YOU IN REGARD TO

THAT?

I THINK THE DAY WE WERE

SITTING THERE -- BECAUSE

THEY HAD TO GIVE THE

OFFICIAL DIAGNOSIS, AND HE

WAS IN SECOND GRADE.

I REMEMBER THIS ROOM OFS RO

JUST PEOPLE, VICE

PRINCIPAL, THE PRINCIPAL,

AND THE SUPERINTENDENT,

AND THEY PUT OUT THE WORD

AUTISM.

THAT WAS TOSSED AROUND

BEFORE, BUT IT WAS NOT

BLACK AND WHITE IN FRONT

OF US.

IT IS
A LABEL.

AND NO KID WANTS THEIR KID

LABELLED.

Terry: OF COURSE NOT.

SO THAT WAS DIFFICULT.

I REMEMBER I CRIED, NOTED.

BECAUSE OF WHAT I FELT,

BUT IT WAS JUST, LIKE, I,

DON'T WANTLI HIM TO FEEL

CHALLENGED.

I DON'T WANT HIM --

Terry: OR TO BE

LABELLED AND NAMED BY

OTHER PEOPLE.O BE

EXACTLY.

OR FOR ANYBODY TO LAUGH AT

HIM BECAUSE HE DOESN'T

UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY MEAN,

BECAUSE HE IS PERFECT.

HE IS PERFECT.G PE

I HAD TO GO THROUGH A BIT

OF A MOURNING PERIOD -- I

KNOW IT SOUNDS WEIRD --

Terry: NO, IT

DOESN'T, NOT AT ALL.

I MOURNED THE DREAMS I

HAD FOR HIM, BUT YOU DREAM

NEW DREAMS.

AND THERE ARE SOME DAYS

WHERE I STILL KIND OF GO,

OH,WH MAN.

THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLDA

JUST HAPPENED.

AND HE CAME HOME, AND I

SAID -- I ASKED, SORAN,NY F

DID YOU MAKE ANY FRIENDS

TODAY.OES,

AND HE GOES, YES.

I GO, ZEA, DID YOU MAKE

NEW FRIENDS TODAY?

AND HE GOES, EXCUSE ME, I

DO NOT MEMORY THEIR NAMES.AND

I SAID, OKAY, TOMORROW

JUST PAY ATTENTION AND TRY

TO LISTEN TO THEIR NAMES,KAY.

OKAY.

Terry: WALK THE

JOURNEY WITH HIM?

TION YEAH.

Terry: ONE OF THE

THINGS I THINK THAT

HAPPENS WHEN GOD PUTS A

CHALLENGE IN FRONT OF US,

A WONDERFUL CHALLENGE,

LIKE ZEALAND, IS THAT IT

DEEPENS WHAT GOD HAS

CALLED US TO AND ALMOST

OPENS A NEW DOOR OF

MINISTRY AND OPPORTUNITY.

I'M LOOKING AT YOUR NEWEST

ALBUM, AND THE LABEL IS

"TRUST."

YES.

TRUST IS SOMETHING YOUN

HAVE TOMA DO IN MARRIAGE,

BUT IT IS SOMETHING THAT

ISAN FRAGILE.ILE.

AND WHEN IT COMES TO --

LOGICALLY WE KNOW WE TRUST

GOD.: OF

HE HAS EVERYTHING UNDER

CONTROL.

WE KNOW THAT BECAUSE WE

READ HIS WORD.

Terry: BUT IT IS EASYS EA

TO SAY THAT WHEN NOTHING

IS CHALLENGING.IS C

EXACTLY.

BUT WHEN SOMETHING IS IS

CHALLENGING YOU, YOU'RE,

LIKE, WHY AM I BEING

CHALLENGED?

THAT'S NOT FAR.

COME ON, MAN.AT'S

Terry: DO YOU THINK Ter

YOU HAVE A MESSAGE GOD IS

SENDING TO OTHERS THROUGH

YOU?

WHEN IT COMES TO THE

SPECIAL NEEDS PART OF

THINGS -- I THINK ALL OF

US WILL FACE, HAVE FACED,

ARE FACING SOMETHING, AND

WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO

TRUST.

AND SOM FEEL LIKE WE'RE

DROWNING TO FULLY PUSH

PAST AND MEET GOD AND HAVE

HIM MEET US WHERE WE ARE

AND TRUST IN HIM.

BUT, FOR THOSE WHO ARE

PARENTS WHO MIGHT HAVE

SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS, I

REMEMBER WHEN I FOUND OUTFICI

OFFICIALLY, I KIND OFKE,

FELT, LIKE, TOTALLY ALONE.

Terry: YEAH.LL O

AND MAYBE ALL OF THISOTHE

IS TO ALSO HELP OTHERS.

HEY, YOU'RE NOT ALONE.

WE'RE GOING THROUGH THIS

TOGETHER.

AND I PROMISE -- I'M

SCARED SOME TIMES, I DON'T

HAVE ALL OF THE ANSWERS.

I HAVE TO RESEARCH AND

GOOGLE STUFF, AND I DON'T

KNOW WHAT IT MEANS.E

AND ALL OF THESE BIG

WORDS.D

WHAT ARE THEYWH TALKING

ABOUT?

HE IS JUST A LITTLE BOY.

Terry: AND EVEN

THOUGH WE'RE GOING TO GO

THROUGH IT TOGETHER, WE'RE

NOT GOING TO JUST SURVIVE,

WE'RE GOING TO THRIVEO SU

BECAUSE OF WHO OUR GOD IS.

I WANT PEOPLE TO HAVE A

CHANCE TO HEAR A CLIP OF

ONE OF THE SONGS OFF YOUR

NEW ALBUM.

SO LET'S TAKE A LOOK OF

THAT.

* ROCK OF ALL

* THE GOD WHO MOVES THE

MOUNTAINS *

*

* HE'S THE GOD THAT MOVES

THE MOUNTAINS *

* THE
GOD THAT MOVES OF

THE MOUNTAINS *

*

Terry: WOW, THE GOD

WHO MOVES THE MOUNTAINS.

THERE IS A POWERFUL

MESSAGE THERE BECAUSE OF A

LIFE BEING POWERFULLY AND

WELL-LIVED, GIRL.

[LAUGHTER]

THANK YOU.
NG P

Terry: JACI'S C.D. ISCI'S

CALLED "TRUST," AND IT IS

AVAILABLE WHEREVER C.D.s

ARE SOLD.AHOL

YOU WANT TO GET AHOLD OF

IT.

EVERY SONG HAS A MESSAGE

THAT WILL LIFT YOU AND

INSPIRE YOU.YOU.

AND WE HAVE AN EXCLUSIVE

INTERVIEW WITH JACI FOR

OUR SOCIAL MEDIA VIEWERS.

YOU CAN GO TO Facebook.

Andrew: STILL TO

COME, A WOMAN STRUGGLESIN

WITH MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

FOR 30 YEARS.

YOUR IT CAUSES WEAKNESS IN

YOUR FACE, IN YOUR

SHOULDERS, AND YOUR HIPS.

I KNEW THAT THE LATTER

YEARS OF MY LIFE WEREES.

GOING TO BE PUSHING AE'RE

WHEELCHAIR.

Andrew: WE'RE GOING

TO SEE HOW SHE IS

SUPERNATURALLY HEALED. ARE

PLUS, TERRY AND I WILL BE

Andrew: ELIZABETH

THOUGHT THAT MUSCULAR

DYSTROPHY WAS GOING TO BE

HER CROSS TO BEAR.

THAT'S WHAT SHE HAD BEEN

TAUGHT BY HER MOTHER, HAD

ALSO SUFFERED FROM THE

SAME DISEASE.

THEN ONE SUNDAY, WHEN SHE

LEAST EXPECTED IT, HERT,

LIFE H WAS FOREVER CHANGED.

WHEN ELIZABETH WAS YOUNG,

SHE WAS TAKING SKIING

LESSONS, WHEN SHE NOTICED

SOMETHING WRONG WITH HER

BALANCE.

A VISIT TO THE DOCTOR

BROUGHT A DISTURBINGER

DIAGNOSIS.

THE DISEASE IS CALLED

F.S.H., WHICH IS A FORM OF

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY.

SO IT CAUSES WEAKNESS IN

YOURWE FACE, IN YOUR

SHOULDERS, IN YOUR HIPS.

THE MUSCLE TISSUE JUST AT

ATROPHIES, AND IT DOESN'T

REGROW LIKE IT DOES IN

NORMAL HUMAN BIOLOGY.

Andrew: AND ELIZABETHRE

LEARNED THAT THEDI DISEASE

WAS HEREDITARY.

AS SHE GOT OLDER, SHE

BEGAN TO EXPERIENCE

SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO HER

MOTHER'S.

I ALWAYS HAD SORE

SHOULDERS, I ALWAYS HADSSUE

PAIN IN MY HIPS, THOSE

KIND OF ISSUES, AND THIS

INCREDIBLE FATIGUE.

SO I WOULD HAVE TO WATCHDY W

MY REST.

WHEN PEOPLE WOULD BE OUT

AND ABOUT, I WOULD BEOR B

READY FOR BED SO I COULD

FUNCTION IN MY JOB THE

NEXT DAY.

Andrew: ELIZABETH AND

DAVID MARRIED AND HAD TWOTW

CHILDREN.O

AS TIME PASSED, HER

SYMPTOMS GREW WORSE.

THERE WERE ALWAYS DAILY

ADAPTATIONS, THINKINGOUT

ABOUT HOW TO GET AROUND.

I HAD TO GET HER UP OUT

OF BED IN THE MORNING IN

THE LATTER YEARS TO GET

HER INTO THE SHOWER.

WE WERE TRYING TO FIGURE

OUT IF WE SHOULD SELL OUR

HOME TO ELIMINATE STEPS.

I KNEW THE LATTER YEARS OF

MY LIFE WOULD BE PUSHING ANG A

WHEELCHAIR UNLESS THE LORD

HEALED HER.ZA

Andrew:BE ELIZABETH WAS

RAISED A CHRISTIAN AND

ALWAYS PRAYED FOR HEALING.

BUT BY HER LATE 40s, SHE

BEGAN TO DOUBT.

MYTO D MOTHER HAD A SAYING,

THAT HIS IS OUR CROSS TO

BEAR.

AND SHE MADE IT ALMOST

LIKE A FAMILY THING.

THAT PROBABLY WAS A PART

OF MY THINKING.

THERE COMES A MOMENT

WHERE YOU PRAY AND YOU

PRAY AND YOU PRAY.

AND IT WAS A 20-YEAR

PRAYER, AND YOU JUST STOP,

AND WE DID.

Andrew: ONE SUNDAY IN

2009, THE COUPLE ATTENDED AT

A SUNDAY SERVICE AT THEIR

HOME CHURCH IN CANADA.

A GUEST PASTOR WAS GUE

SPEAKING.

AS THE GUEST SPEAKER WAS

SPEAKING ABOUT HIS SERMON

TOPIC.

AND THEN HE SIMPLY

STOPPED.

SOMEONE HERE HAS WEAKENING

FACE MUSCLES, IS EXTREMELY

FATIGUED, HAS SHOULDER

PAIN, SAGGING SHOULDERS,

SAGGING BACK, THEIR HIPS

ARE WEAK.

AND THAT PERSON WILL ENDAK,

UP IN A WHEELCHAIR IF THE

LORD
DOESN'T INTERVENE.

AND THAT PERSON, I AM TO

SAY, IS HEALED IN THE NAME

OF JESUS.

MY HUSBAND LOOKED AT MEME

AND I A LOOKED AT HIM

BECAUSE THIS GENTLEMAN HAD

JUST COMPLETED DESCRIBING

MY SYMPTOMS.

Andrew: THE GUESS

PASTOR FINISHED HIS

SERMON.

WHEN THE SERMON

FINISHED, THERE WAS THIS

BEAUTIFUL PRAISE SONG, AND

I FOUND MYSELF ABLE TO

LIFT MY ARMS ABOVE MY HEAD

TO PRAISE THE LORD.

TO SEE HER ARMS GO IN

THE ARM, MY JAW DROPPED.

I WAS IN AWE.

OF COURSE THE WHOLE CHURCH

WATCHED IT.

I WAS IN AWE AND

THANKFULNESS.

IT WAS A GREAT, JOYFUL.

DAY., JO

Reporter: ELIZABETH

WENT HOME THAT DAY TO

PREPARE A MEAL FOR HERLIZA

FAMILY AND SOME GUESTS,

WITH NO PAIN.

I WAS IN THE DOOR FIRST

AND HEADED OFF TO MY

KITCHEN, AND STARTED TO

PREPARE LUNCH AND GET THE

FINAL HOT FOOD OUT ON THE

TABLE, PULLINGFI THINGS OUT

OF THE FRIDGE.

SHE STARTED PICKING UP

HEAVY OBJECTS AND PUTTINGE.

THEM ON TOP SHELVES.

YOU ARE IN ABSOLUTE

SUSPENDED BELIEF, FOLLOWED

BY A MARVEL.

Andrew: SINCE THAT THA

DAY, ELIZABETH HAS BEEN

PAIN-FREE AND HIS COMPLETE

MOBILITY.

RE IE DON'T UNDERSTAND IT.

PHYSICAL HEALING HAS AN

ELEMENT OF HOLY MINISTRY

TO IT I DON'T THINK WE'RE

EVER GOING TO FULLY

UNDERSTAND.

I ALWAYS BELIEVED THAT THE

LORD'S POWER WOULD HEAL.

EXPERIENCING IT YOURSELF

PLACES THINGS ON
A TOTALLY

DIFFERENT LEVEL.

I UNDERSTAND HIS GRACE IN

A MORE POWERFUL WAY THAN I HAV

EVER HAVE BEFORE.

AND I KNOW THAT I KNOW

THAT HE DID THIS.

THAT CAN'T BE SHAKEN.

AND THAT'S A GIFT, A GREAT

GIFT, FROM MY SAVIOR WHOO

LOVES ME.LO

Andrew: WHAT A

JOURNEY FOR ELIZABETH AND

HER FAMILY.

SO MANY YEARS WAITING AND

WAITING FOR GOD TO

INTERVENE.

IF YOU'RE IN A SITUATION

NOW, WHERE YOU'RE SAYING,

GOD, HAVEN'T YOU BEENING

HEARING ME?

WHERE AREHA YOU?

TERRY AND I WANT TO PRAY

FORER YOU.E

WE'VE SEEN THE INCREDIBLE

MIRACLE OF THE THAT STORY.

AND EVEN IF YOU HAVE JUST

A LITTLE MUSTARD SEED OF

FAITH, JOIN WITH TERRY ANDRD S

I NOW AS WE PRAY FOR YOUR JOI

NEEDS.

FATHER, WE COME BEFORE YOU

WITH HUMBLE HEARTS, LORD,OU

AND THERE ARE SO MANY WHO

ARE DISCOURAGED AND

QUESTIONING WHERE YOU ARE.Y WH

FATHER, WE CLAIM YOUR

SCRIPTURE, JOHN 14: 27,

THAT YOU LEAVE US WITH

PEACE, EVEN IN THE MIDST

OF OUR CHALLENGES AND OUR

STORMS.

YOU LEAVE US WITH PEACE.

YOU TELL US, DO NOT BE

TROUBLED AND DO NOT BENOT

AFRAID.

AND, FATHER GOD, WE CLAIM

THAT PEACE, THAT GIFT THAT CLA

YOU OFFER US, AND WE TAKE

IT NOW, LORD.

IN THE MIDST OF OURCHAL

CHALLENGES, WE TAKE YOUR

PEACE.

AND FOR THOSE STRUGGLING,

SEEKING HEALING,

IN THE

NAME OF JESUS CHRIST, LIFT

YOUR HANDS NOW IF YOU NEED

HEALING.

IN THE NAME OF JESUSHE N

CHRIST, WE SPEAK HEALING

UPON OUR BODIES.ODIE

HOLY SPIRIT, DO YOUR

MIGHTY WORK THROUGH THE

POWER OF GOD.

TERRY?

Terry:

YES.

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF YOU

WHO HAVE PSYCHIATRIC

MENTAL ISSUES.

HOW YOU'RE GOING TO KNOWU'RE

THIS IS YOU'VE BEENS YO

HEARING VOICES.

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO HEAR TO

THOSE VOICES ANYMORE.

GOD HAS HEALED YOU.

BUT DON'T TAKE MY WORD FOR

IT.

YOU NEED TO SEE YOUR

MEDICAL PRACTITIONER AND

SHARE ABOUT THIS..

BUT BE HEALED IN JESUS'

NAME.

Andrew: GOD WANTS TO

SPEAK TO THOSE STRUGGLING

WITH FEAR.

JOSHUA 1: "HAVEN'T I

COMMANDED YOU, BE STRONG

AND COURAGEOUS."

HE IS INSTRUCTING US THAT

TODAY, TO BE STRONG AND

COURAGEOUS.

DO NOT BE DISMAYED.AGEO

HE HAS NOT LEFT US.

HE HAS NOT FORSAKEN US.

HOLY SPIRIT, WE ASK YOUR SPI

PRESENCE TO BE WITH US AND

OUR FEARS.

AND
WE BELIEVE NOW IN THE

POWER OF JESUS CHRIST TO

HEAL OUR ILLNESS, TO HEAL

OUR INFIRMITIES, TO HEAL

CANCER IN THE NAME OF

JESUS.

WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR

LOVE, FATHER.

WE THANK YOU FOR SENDING

JESUS TO DIE FOR OUR SINS.

IT IS IN HIS NAME WE PRAY.

AMEN.

> WE WANT TO LEAF YOU

TODAY WITH PSALM 30: 2: "O

LORD MY GOD, I CRIED OUT

TO YOU AND YOU HEALED ME."

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

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