Jim Bakker

Jim Bakker

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Author Profession: US Celebrity
Born: January 02, 1940
Age: 76 years old
Birth Sign: Capricorn

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I don't know, examination I guess. And then they put the jump suit back on me again. I went through the compound - I remember somebody shouting, Jim don't let them break you.

God's forgiveness is the only thing. And, well, I take full responsibility for the adultery. It was my fault and, you know, no matter what went on, the man has to take responsibility; and I do.

You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.

Oh, I was never a businessman. I was a visionary, a dreamer.

You know, I try not to look back, because looking forward is so much better than looking backward.

They put chains on me; they chained my waist, my legs. Put me in the back of a squad car, and I literally blacked out. I didn't even - there's whole pieces missing.

Why should I apologize because God throws in crystal chandeliers, mahogany floors, and the best construction in the world?

I feel like God has forgiven me of so much, that I will forgive everyone who has hurt us.

Most of you are so young you don't know who I am, and that's good.

When I first went to prison, I was even questioning where, God, where are you?

And God knows I needed to be forgiven. So I had to forgive everybody. And then God - as I read in the word, you're supposed to pray for your enemies. Try that one on.

I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years.

It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole line of cameras and microphones. I felt like - you remember the honor guards, only it was a dishonor guard.

When you put your total faith in God, no matter what happens, to a person who's a true believer, if you die, you know you're going to heaven to be with God.

I think - there's always going to be a percentage of people who maybe aren't as good as others.

It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host.

My dream became bigger and bigger. And the box got bigger than the message, than the Gospel.

So you can't lose serving God, and that all things work together for good.

The box got bigger, the outside, the buildings. And all that we were doing. I had to raise about $1 million every two days just to stay alive.

They've all been through bad things. So bad things happen to people. They happen to all the great men of God.

You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about. Sophia Loren

If only media people would stop reaching for the low-hanging fruit, which is cynicism and pessimism, and stopped trying so hard to be hip and cool and have a swagger. Emilio Estevez

Feminism is not just about women; it's about letting all people lead fuller lives. Jane Fonda

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