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Hope for America with Dr. Alveda King

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October 6, 2020
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Join Jim Scudder; Jr. as he interviews the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. and vocal leader for preborn children's rights Alveda King.

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Hope for America with Dr. Alveda King

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  • Jim Scudder, Jr.: Today on"InGrace,"
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  • we're at Montgomery, Alabama.
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  • We're going to be talkingto Alveda King.
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  • She's the nieceof the civil rights leader,
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
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  • Her grandfatherMartin Luther King, Sr.
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  • had seen a dream of Alveda,he said,
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  • before she was born because hermom was thinking about abortion.
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  • Alveda is herebecause a person said,
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  • "No, you can't abortmy granddaughter."
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  • We're talking todayabout abortion.
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  • We're talking abouthow the abortion industry
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  • targets people of darker skin.
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  • And to me abortion is wrong,but especially
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  • because it has that basis.
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  • You're going to really, I think,appreciate what we have to say
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  • today, and I think you'll reallyappreciate hearing
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  • more about this amazing woman,Alveda King.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: Ever since I was a boy,I've been fascinated
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  • with God's creation.
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  • I'm traveling the planet to tellhis story about his world.
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  • I'm Jim Scudder, Jr.,come with me on another
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  • exciting adventure "InGrace."
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  • Jim: Dr. Alveda King,it's so awesome to have you
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  • on "InGrace" today.
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  • And I read this book.
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  • I used to say that we should becolorblind,
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  • but now I think I shouldn't saythat anymore.
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  • Alveda King: Jim, it's amazingthat we are beginning
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  • to understand and seeand to open our eyes.
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  • I think in Colossians Paul says,"And pray for me
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  • with your eyes wide open."
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  • And I noticed that you haveon a beautiful red tie,
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  • and the blue toneson your outfit--
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  • it just turns out I wore blueas well.
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  • I could see that blue, I couldsee the color of your eyes;
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  • but wow, what color isyour skin?
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  • I'm colorblind.I can't see.
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  • That doesn't make sense.
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  • And Biology 101 agrees withActs 17:26: with one blood
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  • God made all peopleto live together
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  • on the face of the earth.
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  • So skin color, hair color,those kinds of things
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  • denote ethnicity only.
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  • Jim: And, you know,you're right;
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  • and that's the rub I haveagainst evolution because
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  • evolution teaches us thatwe've evolved and then you
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  • have been different races,and from that comes
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  • a whole bunchof horrible things.
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  • First of all, we're not hereby design and purpose.
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  • But also peoplewill start saying,
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  • "Well, let's elevatethe higher races.
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  • Let's get rid ofthe lower races."
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  • Alveda: And then the lowerbecomes the victim.
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  • And so you make a patternor a living out of being
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  • a victim or being the dominantrace, quote unquote,
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  • when there is onlyone human race.
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  • Jim: One race.
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  • And, you know, I had a dad whogrew up in Kentucky and he said,
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  • he said, "Jimmy, I've seen--my friends were black,
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  • but they had to drink--therewas a drinking fountain."
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  • He said he went into the wrongbathroom once and he got chewed
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  • out, and I was--it stunned mebecause I've grown up in--
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  • you know, haven't seen that.
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  • Obviously there's prejudice.
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  • There's--we can sayracism still,
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  • but it was in my dad's life thatit was still here.
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  • You've experienced itin a profound way
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  • this horrible plight thatwe have in humanity,
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  • and that's one people thinkingthey're better than the other.
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  • Alveda: And it's been amazing.
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  • In our book,"We're Not Colorblind",
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  • Ginger Howard and I.
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  • Ginger is Caucasian;I'm African American.
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  • And so we began to lookat our life experiences,
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  • and we both--Ginger wanted to keep saying,
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  • "Well, your race and my race."
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  • I said, "Are you a cling-on?
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  • Are you an Andorian?
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  • How about a Ginger that--?
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  • How about--"So we worked through--
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  • and even our ownlife experiences.
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  • And she remembers--to a certainextent she's a lot younger than
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  • I am, but the stories of thewater fountains colored white,
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  • the restrooms, and all of that.
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  • I experienced that, and wecame to some conclusions;
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  • and the first one being thatwe as the human race have
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  • to repent, to ask God toforgive us for not accepting
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  • that we are created as onefamily--one human family.
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  • Now, we are allowed to be a partof a new family when we accept
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  • Jesus Christ as our Savior,and that only strengthens
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  • what God's plan is for humanityto genuinely be a family
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  • through Jesus Christ.
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  • Jim: So we are literally relatedthrough Adam and Noah,
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  • but we are also of one bloodbecause I've received
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  • the Savior.
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  • I've received the blood of Jesusto pay for my sins.
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  • And so then we are brothersand sisters in Christ.
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  • But you've gone through,I mean, a lot of--
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  • as I was reading throughthe book, I'm astounded
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  • at some of the thingsthat you had to face.
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  • I mean, bombings.
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  • Alveda: The home thatwas bombed in Birmingham,
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  • Alabama of Reverend AlfredDaniel Williams King
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  • and Naomi Ruth Barber King,the church parsonage
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  • at First Baptist in Ansley,is being dedicated now
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  • in the African AmericanCivil Rights Network.
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  • And so that history is now goingto be known more in America
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  • and around the world.
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  • The night that the homewas bombed in 1963,
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  • my mother had just prepared thedining table for Mother's Day
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  • and she was so excited.
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  • It would be the next morning.
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  • Dad had his little officein their master bedroom,
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  • and he had his own desk.
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  • He was there workingon his sermon.
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  • My brother was in the middle ofthe house watching a war movie
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  • on television and bombs weregoing off on the television.
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  • Everyone else was sleep.
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  • So there were five children,the--
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  • daddy, mama, and four of us weresleeping and my brother Alfred.
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  • My mother was standing by thewindow and looking at her table,
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  • and standing looking outthe window
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  • and the window began to crack.
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  • There was a small bombthat went off.
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  • Now, that bomb was supposedto draw everybody
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  • to the front of the houseto see what happened.
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  • Daddy, and I know today it wasthe Holy Spirit 'cause it was so
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  • quiet, he said--and she said hewent to the front of the house,
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  • looked at mother,looked at the crack.
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  • "It's too quiet in here, Naomi.Let's get out of here."
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  • We had a ranch home.
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  • By the time they made itto the middle of the house,
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  • the whole front ofthe house blew up.
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  • Now, the phenomenalthing is we all lived.
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  • God is good.
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  • And daddy stood on a car witha megaphone and he said
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  • to the people--and it wasalmost like it is today
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  • with the street riots.
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  • All these people allof a sudden showed up.
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  • Most of them did not livein the community.
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  • They wanted to throw rocksand turn all the cars
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  • and yell and scream.
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  • The law enforcement,you had some who
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  • at that time was still racist,but not all of them.
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  • So they were out there.
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  • And daddy is on the car.
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  • He says, "Listen.
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  • Stop.Stop.
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  • If you have to hitsomebody hit me,
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  • but I would ratheryou go home and pray.
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  • I and my family, we are okay."
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  • And so that was my lesson thenthat you did not fight back,
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  • you didn't riot, but youwould pray and calm the storm.
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  • Not only wasMartin Luther King, Jr.
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  • very well-versed in nonviolence,but my dad was, my grandfather.
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  • Jim: It must have comefrom your grandfather, right?
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  • Alveda: Well, my grandfatheras well.
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  • But no, Martin Luther King, Jr.when he was in college like
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  • many young students, especiallywith the various things
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  • they were teaching in college,you know.
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  • "Well, you don't haveto know God,
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  • and you can do thisand you can do that."
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  • Secular humanism.
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  • So he had found outalso about Mahatma Gandhi,
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  • and Gandhi talked aboutnonviolence as a method.
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. tookthe ministry of his dad
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  • and the method of Gandhi andcame up with nonviolence,
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  • but he added agape love to it.
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  • And so that's howhe became nonviolent.
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  • Jim: And agape love--I thinkyou kept mentioning that.
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  • Alveda: The love of God.
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  • Jim: And some people don't knowagape is a Greek word
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  • and it's unconditional love.
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  • And we don't deserveGod's agape love,
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  • but he loved us beforewe loved him.
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  • But that's how we should liveour lives, right?
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  • What if there are peoplethat hate and they are violent.
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  • What do we do about that?
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  • Alveda: Well, I have hadhatred and bitterness
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  • when my uncle Martin LutherKing, Jr. was killed.
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  • I wanted to hate somebody.
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  • So I decided to hatewhite people.
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  • And I remember saying to myfather--he's on his way to get
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  • his sister-in-law, and they'regoing to go get the body
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  • of our beloved Martin LutherKing, Jr. and I'm saying,
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  • "Daddy, I hate white people.
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  • I hate white people."
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  • Jim: How old were you?
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  • Alveda: I was 17.
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  • And I said, "They killedUncle ML."
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  • And he put his armsaround me, began to rub me.
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  • He says, "You know,white people live with us.
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  • We can't hate white people.
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  • White people pray with us.
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  • We can't hate white people.
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  • White people die with us.
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  • We can't hate white people."
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  • He said, "White peopledidn't kill my brother,
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  • white people didn't killyour uncle, the devil did."
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  • I was like, "The devil?"
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  • So I had many, many yearseven after my dad was killed
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  • the next year.
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  • And then few years later,my grandmother
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  • Alberta Williams King was shotin the Ebenezer Baptist Church
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  • playing the Lord's Prayeron the organ.
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  • So I had to learn;and it was very,
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  • very difficult to love,to forgive, to not hate.
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  • So today, honest to goodness,there's nobody on the planet
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  • that I hate.
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  • I'm not really even angrywith people;
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  • you know, my kids and everybody.
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  • "What's wrong with you?
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  • You just got to goin the room and pray.
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  • You got to pretendthey didn't--"
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  • I say, "I'm not pretending thatsomething didn't happen,
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  • but I'm going to trust God."
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  • And this is howphenomenal God is.
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  • God hates evil.
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  • Yes, he does.
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  • God hates wickedness.Yes, he does.
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  • In the Old Testament it sayGod hates the wicked.
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  • I said, however God is love.
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  • I say no human can do this;only Father, Son,
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  • and Holy Spirit, and that's whatmakes our faith
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  • as Christians so unique.
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  • God hates wickedness and evil,but God is love.
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  • Jim: By puttingthat wickedness,
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  • that sin upon his Son--
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  • Alveda: His Son,his most beloved,
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  • his only begotten.
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  • No human can think that way.
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  • It's impossible.
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  • Jim: So when people accuseGod of being vindictive or,
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  • you know, trying to get--no, he is so good.
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  • Alveda: He's so goodhe gave you,
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  • with your evil and wicked,his most precious gift.
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  • Humans don't think like that.
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  • Humans don't act like that.
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  • Jim: God is a giver and Godwants to give us life--
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  • eternal life, but it isonly through faith.
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  • Because a lot of people think,"Well, I can be good
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  • or I can earn eternal life."
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  • And we ought to be good, butgoing to any church or giving
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  • money to church or baptismand all those different things,
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  • the Bible says that weoffer God our filthy rags.
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  • It's like no, he's alreadypaid for our sins on the cross.
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  • Alveda: He has done that.
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  • It's like our little babies,for anybody who has children and
  • 00:11:22.565 --> 00:11:24.333
  • grandchildren, when they fall inthe mud or don't make it to the
  • 00:11:24.366 --> 00:11:30.172
  • bathroom on time or whatever,but they don't think about it.
  • 00:11:30.206 --> 00:11:33.142
  • They just run, "Hey."
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  • And the parent doesn't say,"Oh, you filthy kid."
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  • Pick you up, wash you out.
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  • "I'll teach you how notto do that the next time."
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  • Jim: You've been a championfor the unborn,
  • 00:12:29.785 --> 00:12:33.022
  • and you've also connected itand many others
  • 00:12:33.055 --> 00:12:35.891
  • to this whole eugenics racismbirthed Planned Parenthood.
  • 00:12:35.925 --> 00:12:42.465
  • I don't think many peopleunderstand that,
  • 00:12:42.498 --> 00:12:46.369
  • that connection and howall the--of course,
  • 00:12:46.402 --> 00:12:48.738
  • all the babies are precious,but more, percentage wise,
  • 00:12:48.771 --> 00:12:51.607
  • of black and Latino are aborted.
  • 00:12:51.640 --> 00:12:55.277
  • And you've researchedthat and found out that
  • 00:12:55.311 --> 00:12:58.080
  • the Planned Parenthoods areright in those communities.
  • 00:12:58.114 --> 00:13:01.984
  • It's a targeting.
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  • Alveda: Well, for many years--beginning in 1983,
  • 00:13:04.019 --> 00:13:07.990
  • I became a born-again Christian.
  • 00:13:08.023 --> 00:13:10.092
  • Prior to that, I was pro-choice.
  • 00:13:10.126 --> 00:13:13.329
  • I had had two abortionsand a miscarriage
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  • because my body was injuredin the process of the abortions.
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  • I hid those from my family.
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  • I did not know in 1950 whenmy mother conceived me
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  • my mother wanted an abortion.
  • 00:13:25.541 --> 00:13:27.710
  • Abortion was illegal,but exploratory surgery--
  • 00:13:27.743 --> 00:13:32.148
  • when women had a discomfortand didn't know what it was,
  • 00:13:32.181 --> 00:13:36.585
  • they could go to a doctor, not aback alley with a coat hanger.
  • 00:13:36.619 --> 00:13:40.423
  • So mother was in college,and daddy and mother wanted
  • 00:13:40.456 --> 00:13:42.892
  • to finish college.
  • 00:13:42.925 --> 00:13:44.226
  • In 1950, she and dadwere engaged and
  • 00:13:44.260 --> 00:13:48.364
  • they had become intimateand were pregnant with me.
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  • My grandfather propheticallysaid to my mother,
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  • "Nanny, that would bean abortion.
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  • You can't abort that baby.
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  • She's a girl.
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  • I saw her in a dream3 years ago.
  • 00:14:02.144 --> 00:14:04.980
  • She has bright skinand bright red hair,
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  • and she's going to blessmany people."
  • 00:14:07.716 --> 00:14:09.852
  • And so all ofthat kind of passed,
  • 00:14:09.885 --> 00:14:12.321
  • and then I joined thewomen's live movement.
  • 00:14:12.354 --> 00:14:15.424
  • I got married in 1969, a weekbefore my dad was killed.
  • 00:14:15.458 --> 00:14:20.463
  • And college campuses,all of that--
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  • "Women's rights.Women's rights."
  • 00:14:22.865 --> 00:14:25.201
  • And then they began to say,"A woman has a right to choose
  • 00:14:25.234 --> 00:14:27.703
  • what she does with her body."
  • 00:14:27.736 --> 00:14:29.038
  • "Yeah, yeah, she does."
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  • I never thought becausethen there was
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  • no ultrasound early on.
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  • And so the years passed.
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  • I did marry, had a living child,had the two abortions of--
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  • and divorced.
  • 00:14:42.318 --> 00:14:44.620
  • And it was the mid-70s and I wasinvolved what they call dating
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  • and kicking, which means sexualintimacy without being married,
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  • and that's not a good thing'cause it's--there's no solid
  • 00:14:55.998 --> 00:14:58.400
  • foundation the way God intended.
  • 00:14:58.434 --> 00:15:01.003
  • However, I was.
  • 00:15:01.036 --> 00:15:02.338
  • So I went to my granddaddy.
  • 00:15:02.371 --> 00:15:03.672
  • I said, "Granddaddy, I'm goingon to Planned Parenthood.
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  • I'm having an abortion.I'm pregnant.
  • 00:15:06.275 --> 00:15:08.010
  • It's a blob petition."
  • 00:15:08.043 --> 00:15:09.345
  • He said--he looked at me,he said, "You know what?
  • 00:15:09.378 --> 00:15:11.647
  • That's not a lump of flesh,that's my great-grandchild.
  • 00:15:11.680 --> 00:15:16.018
  • They're lying to you."
  • 00:15:16.051 --> 00:15:17.720
  • But I became born again in 1983.
  • 00:15:17.753 --> 00:15:21.257
  • By then, I had three livingchildren and two aborted
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  • and one miscarried.
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  • There would be three morewho were born later.
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  • And as soon as I was born again,I confessed of all my sins.
  • 00:15:28.664 --> 00:15:32.635
  • I had reasonsfor their abortions.
  • 00:15:32.668 --> 00:15:34.603
  • I was coerced a little bit,all that, but still.
  • 00:15:34.637 --> 00:15:37.806
  • And so I said,"Lord, forgive me."
  • 00:15:37.840 --> 00:15:40.709
  • So I said a womanhas the right to choose
  • 00:15:40.743 --> 00:15:43.312
  • what she does with her body.
  • 00:15:43.345 --> 00:15:45.447
  • The baby's not her body,we're the--for her baby.
  • 00:15:45.481 --> 00:15:49.251
  • How can the dream surviveif we murder the children?
  • 00:15:49.285 --> 00:15:52.388
  • So I became pro-life in 1983.
  • 00:15:52.421 --> 00:15:55.190
  • I would travel acrossthe country,
  • 00:15:55.224 --> 00:15:58.093
  • and there was this place calledPlanned Parenthood always--
  • 00:15:58.127 --> 00:16:01.263
  • mostly in black communitiesand often on streets named
  • 00:16:01.297 --> 00:16:04.900
  • after Martin Luther King, Jr.,who said the Negro cannot win
  • 00:16:04.934 --> 00:16:09.338
  • if he's willing to sacrificethe futures of his children
  • 00:16:09.371 --> 00:16:13.008
  • for immediate personalcomfort and safety.
  • 00:16:13.042 --> 00:16:16.612
  • Jim: What wouldyou say to America?
  • 00:16:16.645 --> 00:16:19.181
  • What is our hope?
  • 00:16:19.214 --> 00:16:20.583
  • What is our answer?
  • 00:16:20.616 --> 00:16:22.151
  • Alveda: The amazing thingthat I've experienced
  • 00:16:22.184 --> 00:16:24.420
  • in 70 years--I've gone to theWhite House through many,
  • 00:16:24.453 --> 00:16:28.257
  • many administrations.
  • 00:16:28.290 --> 00:16:29.725
  • From '83 on when I went, I wasable to pray in the White House.
  • 00:16:29.758 --> 00:16:34.330
  • I have prayed many timesin the White House
  • 00:16:34.363 --> 00:16:36.732
  • and to this administration.
  • 00:16:36.765 --> 00:16:38.767
  • So the answer to me is stillreturn to the Lord.
  • 00:16:38.801 --> 00:16:43.138
  • Jim: Well, what an honor ithas been for me personally
  • 00:16:43.172 --> 00:16:45.774
  • to be sitting with sucha wonderful woman,
  • 00:16:45.808 --> 00:16:48.477
  • and thank you for allthe work that you've done.
  • 00:16:48.510 --> 00:16:51.547
  • You've taken a lot of heat,but I believe that God's going
  • 00:16:51.580 --> 00:16:56.018
  • to honor people that takebold stands for truth.
  • 00:16:56.051 --> 00:16:59.321
  • And, Alveda, would youplease pray for our nation?
  • 00:16:59.355 --> 00:17:03.092
  • Alveda: I willabsolutely do that.
  • 00:17:03.125 --> 00:17:04.660
  • I do have a custom.
  • 00:17:04.693 --> 00:17:06.228
  • And I sing a little ditty,my granddaddy called it,
  • 00:17:06.261 --> 00:17:09.898
  • before I pray,and then I'll pray.
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  • ♪ Hear our prayers,oh Lord ♪
  • 00:17:12.635 --> 00:17:18.140
  • ♪ Hear our prayers,oh Lord ♪
  • 00:17:18.440 --> 00:17:24.413
  • ♪ Incline your ear to us,and grant us your peace ♪
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  • Lord, we are now takingan opportunity to speak
  • 00:17:36.458 --> 00:17:41.664
  • through the airwaves,and we're grateful to do this.
  • 00:17:41.697 --> 00:17:45.768
  • Let people be drawn to youby your Word,
  • 00:17:45.801 --> 00:17:49.505
  • by your Holy Spirit,by the power of the blood
  • 00:17:49.538 --> 00:17:52.908
  • of Jesus Christ, Lord,and by your never-ending
  • 00:17:52.941 --> 00:17:56.445
  • and all-comprehensive love.
  • 00:17:56.478 --> 00:17:58.881
  • We speak to all of those forcesthat would cause anarchy
  • 00:17:58.914 --> 00:18:04.053
  • and confusion, and we saypeace be still.
  • 00:18:04.086 --> 00:18:08.724
  • Lord, let people take civicresponsibility seriously.
  • 00:18:08.757 --> 00:18:13.429
  • However, elevate us all to a waythat we can take our pains,
  • 00:18:13.462 --> 00:18:18.500
  • our concerns, our fears,our health, our money,
  • 00:18:18.534 --> 00:18:21.970
  • our relationships;anything that concerns us.
  • 00:18:22.004 --> 00:18:26.642
  • Lord, let us learn aboutProverbs 3 and 5 to trust you
  • 00:18:26.675 --> 00:18:31.547
  • with all of our hearts and notlean to our own understanding,
  • 00:18:31.580 --> 00:18:35.451
  • and as in all our wayswe acknowledge you.
  • 00:18:35.484 --> 00:18:38.087
  • Please continue to correctour past here in America
  • 00:18:38.120 --> 00:18:42.057
  • and around the world.
  • 00:18:42.091 --> 00:18:43.826
  • In Jesus's name, amen.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: What a blessing it isto hear from a woman
  • 00:18:53.969 --> 00:18:56.338
  • like Alveda King,
  • 00:18:56.371 --> 00:18:57.973
  • a woman that says we really areall the same blood.
  • 00:18:58.006 --> 00:19:01.677
  • We're one race, and thatshould end racism right there,
  • 00:19:01.710 --> 00:19:05.347
  • and to realize that Jesus cameto die for our sins on a cross
  • 00:19:05.380 --> 00:19:08.917
  • for all men sins.
  • 00:19:08.951 --> 00:19:10.552
  • We're standing rightoutside Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 00:19:10.586 --> 00:19:13.522
  • Civil rights were foughtand won here,
  • 00:19:13.555 --> 00:19:15.657
  • but it has a past, and the pastwas that slaves were brought
  • 00:19:15.691 --> 00:19:19.161
  • on this river and brought upthrough this passageway here
  • 00:19:19.194 --> 00:19:22.798
  • and sold in the slave marketsof Montgomery, Alabama.
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  • We praise Godthat that has ended.
  • 00:19:26.702 --> 00:19:28.403
  • We praise God thatsegregation has ended.
  • 00:19:28.437 --> 00:19:30.372
  • We pray that abortion ends.
  • 00:19:30.405 --> 00:19:32.674
  • But you know what?Sin is the issue.
  • 00:19:32.708 --> 00:19:35.544
  • The court decisions,the politicians,
  • 00:19:35.577 --> 00:19:39.114
  • the petitions all, I think,are important that we have these
  • 00:19:39.148 --> 00:19:43.452
  • things and we make sure thatwe emphasize what God has said.
  • 00:19:43.485 --> 00:19:46.688
  • But ultimately what's goingto save us isn't a petition;
  • 00:19:46.722 --> 00:19:50.626
  • it's the person of Jesus.
  • 00:19:50.659 --> 00:19:53.061
  • He is God in the flesh.
  • 00:19:53.095 --> 00:19:54.596
  • He came and died for your sinson a cross.
  • 00:19:54.630 --> 00:19:58.634
  • We've been talkingabout civil rights,
  • 00:19:58.667 --> 00:20:00.936
  • especially of the unborn.
  • 00:20:00.969 --> 00:20:02.971
  • Well, maybe you've hadan abortion
  • 00:20:03.005 --> 00:20:04.540
  • and maybe you're torn up inside.
  • 00:20:04.573 --> 00:20:06.408
  • Can I tell youwhat the answer is?
  • 00:20:06.441 --> 00:20:08.310
  • The answer is Jesus.
  • 00:20:08.343 --> 00:20:09.845
  • He loved you so much the Sonof God died for you on a cross
  • 00:20:09.878 --> 00:20:13.115
  • and rose again; and if you willbelieve in him, to trust in him,
  • 00:20:13.148 --> 00:20:16.385
  • you will not perishbut have everlasting life.
  • 00:20:16.418 --> 00:20:19.188
  • Let me show you somethingmy dad taught me.
  • 00:20:19.221 --> 00:20:21.123
  • Let this be you and me,and let this be sin.
  • 00:20:21.156 --> 00:20:23.859
  • We've all sinned.
  • 00:20:23.892 --> 00:20:25.360
  • Jesus, this is Jesus,had no sin.
  • 00:20:25.394 --> 00:20:27.896
  • He was made sin for us,that we might be made
  • 00:20:27.930 --> 00:20:30.732
  • the righteousness of God in him.
  • 00:20:30.766 --> 00:20:32.401
  • Now look, when he paid our sins,all he's doing is saying,
  • 00:20:32.434 --> 00:20:35.270
  • "Hey, I want to offer youeternal life."
  • 00:20:35.304 --> 00:20:37.906
  • So all you have to dois believe in him.
  • 00:20:37.940 --> 00:20:40.709
  • And when you do, the Biblesays you are saved.
  • 00:20:40.742 --> 00:20:43.579
  • Now, he can empower you to livethe life that he created you for
  • 00:20:43.612 --> 00:20:47.583
  • and you will never perish.
  • 00:20:47.616 --> 00:20:49.451
  • You will not go to hell,you will be with God
  • 00:20:49.484 --> 00:20:51.787
  • forever and ever.
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