Charity Restores the Human Spirit, Delivering Faith and Hope

Editor’s Note: The following is based on an excerpt from 'The Glenn Beck Program' on December 12, 2016.

I have something on the wall in my office. It's notes from Hugh Stafford, one of the guys imprisoned in the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War. He talks about how you're not supposed to judge others and how important it is to forgive others, even if they're not asking you for forgiveness.

I can't think of another way that we survive because the world is going over a cliff. I haven't changed. I haven't changed my principles ---not a single one. The principle is still the Constitution of the United States. I don't believe in progressivism. I believe in the Constitution.

More importantly, I have faith. And I have hope because I have seen the charitable works of America. I know Americans. I know where their heart really is. Sometimes it just gets buried.

If we can't find that heart at this time, well, then we're not the people we once were and should be. The fundamental transformation of America will have happened. You see, the fundamental transformation of America was never about the policies. The fundamental transformation of America was really about getting you to shut up and sit down and not be good.

Sometimes the people on the left, they don't believe that we are good. They believe that we only cling to our God and our guns and have antipathy towards others, that we don't care.

But I know that's not true, on the left and the right, I know that's not true. There are bad guys on the right and bad guys on the left, but the majority of us are Americans for all of the good things that that means.

The answer is always faith, hope and charity.

And look what's happening to our faith on little things: The war on Christmas, the destruction of tradition. The degradation of all things that are sacred until there's nothing sacred anymore. All the way to the city policy in Houston of turning in sermons so they can see what pastors are preaching. The removal of prayer in school. Quite honestly, the damage that Christians have done to Christianity. What does it even mean anymore?

We've lost hope that our children will do better. We've lost hope in the idea that America is already great, that we've already lost our shining city on the hill. We've put our faith and our hope in men and in parties, and we've lost our hope as we attack the family. And we're told charity is the government's responsibility. We're told constantly that we're not charitable, that people are lazy, they get what they deserve. We're being divided by hatred, and we're not seeing people as people anymore.

Faith is perfect knowledge. The perfect knowledge of the things you know that are true, but don't see. I know who we are, but I don't necessarily see it.

You want to have faith and hope? You want to really change the world? I'll show you how we do it.

We went out on Saturday as a family and as a church. And we found a battered women's shelter and the number of kids there and how old they were. Then we went shopping for them. It was really quite cool. Five truckloads of toys for these kids.

We got to shop for the boys, and the ladies and girls shopped for the girls. So Raphe and Tim and I went in the toy aisle, and, I mean, it was great. We got to buy the things that we would have wanted. So I was over with the Star Wars things with Raphe, and Tim was over with the Batman stuff. We bought for certain ages and we kept everything separated.

What the church had done --- which I think is great --- they put everything into a warehouse, like a store, and then the moms got to shop for what the kids wanted. So we built a toy store for free for these moms in the battered shelter. Oh, it was so great.

I don't know a single person that didn't walk out of there restored. Helping others restores you. Charity is the way to hope and faith --- and healing our country.

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On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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