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Pat Robertson to 80-year-old who can’t pay bills: Keep tithing, get a job, sell your stuff on eBay

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Televangelist Pat Robertson on Thursday told an 80-year-old viewer, who gave more than 10 percent to the church, that she should get a job or sell stuff on eBay if she couldn’t afford her medical bills.

“My husband and I are in our 80s and have been tithing for many years,” the viewer wrote Robertson in a letter. “We both love the Lord and give willingly and our tithe is over 10 percent.”

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The woman said that she thanked God for her blessings, “but we never have an extra penny after our monthly bills are paid.”

“Our old car just broke down and we had to borrow money to fix it,” she continued. “We both need dental work, but we can’t afford it. I constantly have to use our credit card to pay for medical needs… What could we be doing wrong?”

Robertson recommended that the viewer “ask God to show you some ways of making money.”

“There are many ways of making money, even at 80 years old,” he explained. “You know, you can get on the telephone, people are hiring. There are all kinds of things you can do. For example, you may have a bunch of junk lying around in your garage that you can sell on eBay, and get some money that way.”

“There are many, many ways of making money,” the TV preacher continued. “And you’re looking at the downside of all the bills you’ve got instead of saying, ‘God, I’ve been faithful to you. Now, I claim my blessing, and I ask you to open the windows of heaven and pour me out a blessing. Show me what you’re going to do, show me how I can move into blessing.’ So, just ask him.”

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Watch the video below from CBN’s The 700 Club, broadcast Sept. 4, 2014.


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