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What We Owe the World

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December 1, 2020
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How we model life can invite people into relationship with the Lord? Bill Johnson shares our access to wisdom; and how it teaches us a lifestyle of grace--reigning in every area of our life. Learn the marks of maturity as a believer; and how living a blessed life enables generosity beyond finances.

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What We Owe the World

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  • [ENERGETIC MUSIC][MUSIC]
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  • - BILL JOHNSON: TO REIGN IN
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  • - BILL JOHNSON: TO REIGN INLIFE, YOU HAVE TO EFFECTIVELY--
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  • LIFE, YOU HAVE TO EFFECTIVELY--YOU HAVE TO VIEW YOUR PAST THE
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  • YOU HAVE TO VIEW YOUR PAST THEWAY HE VIEWS IT.
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  • WAY HE VIEWS IT.AUTHORITY IS ALWAYS TO BE USED
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  • AUTHORITY IS ALWAYS TO BE USEDTO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHO
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  • TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHOHAVE NO VOICE, OR VERY LITTLE
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  • HAVE NO VOICE, OR VERY LITTLEVOICE.
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  • VOICE.IT'S NEVER USED FOR
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][OUTRO]
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  • [OUTRO]- ERIC JOHNSON: HI.
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: HI.I'M ERIC JOHNSON, A PASTOR AND
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  • I'M ERIC JOHNSON, A PASTOR ANDLEADER HERE AT BETHEL IN
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  • LEADER HERE AT BETHEL INREDDING, CALIFORNIA.
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  • REDDING, CALIFORNIA.I WANT TO WISH YOU A
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  • I WANT TO WISH YOU AHAPPY NEW YEAR.
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  • HAPPY NEW YEAR.THIS TIME OF YEAR IS FILLED
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  • THIS TIME OF YEAR IS FILLEDWITH SO MUCH ANTICIPATION AND
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  • WITH SO MUCH ANTICIPATION ANDINITIATIVE, AS PEOPLE ALLOW
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  • INITIATIVE, AS PEOPLE ALLOWTHEMSELVES TO DREAM ABOUT THE
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  • THEMSELVES TO DREAM ABOUT THETHING THEY'VE ALWAYS
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  • THING THEY'VE ALWAYSWANTED TO DO.
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  • WANTED TO DO.I LOVE SEEING PEOPLE MAKE BRAVE
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  • I LOVE SEEING PEOPLE MAKE BRAVESTEPS, WHETHER IT'S RELATED TO
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  • STEPS, WHETHER IT'S RELATED TOFAITH, HEALTH, FAMILY,
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  • FAITH, HEALTH, FAMILY,OR EVEN HOBBIES.
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  • OR EVEN HOBBIES.I WANNA ENCOURAGE YOU THIS
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  • I WANNA ENCOURAGE YOU THISMONTH, AS YOU PONDER THIS NEW
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  • MONTH, AS YOU PONDER THIS NEWYEAR AND NEW SEASON, TO FOCUS
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  • YEAR AND NEW SEASON, TO FOCUSYOUR EYES ON JESUS.
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  • YOUR EYES ON JESUS.HE IS THE ULTIMATE GOAL AND
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  • HE IS THE ULTIMATE GOAL ANDKNOWING HIM IS OUR ULTIMATE
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  • KNOWING HIM IS OUR ULTIMATECHALLENGE.
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  • CHALLENGE.SO, WHETHER YOU'RE ON THE
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  • SO, WHETHER YOU'RE ON THETREADMILL OR FINALLY SITTING
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  • TREADMILL OR FINALLY SITTINGDOWN TO WRITE THAT BOOK, OR
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  • DOWN TO WRITE THAT BOOK, ORMAYBE IT'S SPENDING MORE TIME
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  • MAYBE IT'S SPENDING MORE TIMEWITH YOUR FAMILY, CHRIST IS THE
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  • WITH YOUR FAMILY, CHRIST IS THECENTER OF IT ALL.
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  • CENTER OF IT ALL.AND HIS GRACE IS SUFFICIENT TO
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  • AND HIS GRACE IS SUFFICIENT TOACCOMPLISH ALL THE PLANS AND
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  • ACCOMPLISH ALL THE PLANS ANDPURPOSES HE HAS FOR YOU IN THIS
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  • PURPOSES HE HAS FOR YOU IN THISLIFE AND IN ETERNITY.
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  • LIFE AND IN ETERNITY.I BLESS YOU, AS YOU DIVE INTO
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  • I BLESS YOU, AS YOU DIVE INTOTHIS NEW YEAR, AND I PRAY THAT
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  • THIS NEW YEAR, AND I PRAY THATYOU WOULD KNOW THE LOVE OF GOD
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  • YOU WOULD KNOW THE LOVE OF GODTHAT SURPASSES ALL KNOWLEDGE
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  • THAT SURPASSES ALL KNOWLEDGEAND THAT YOU WOULD BE FILLED.
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  • AND THAT YOU WOULD BE FILLED.THANKS FOR WATCHING
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  • THANKS FOR WATCHING"HEAVEN TO EARTH."
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  • - BILL: THE LORD HAS
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  • - BILL: THE LORD HASPOSITIONED EVERYBODY IN THIS
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  • POSITIONED EVERYBODY IN THISROOM TO REIGN IN LIFE.
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  • ROOM TO REIGN IN LIFE.BUT REIGNING IN LIFE DOESN'T
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  • BUT REIGNING IN LIFE DOESN'TMEAN YOU RULE OVER PEOPLE; IT
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  • MEAN YOU RULE OVER PEOPLE; ITMEANS YOU REIGN IN LIFE.
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  • MEANS YOU REIGN IN LIFE.IT MEANS THAT MONEY DOESN'T
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  • IT MEANS RELATIONSHIPS DON'T
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  • IT MEANS RELATIONSHIPS DON'TMANIPULATE AND CONTROL YOU, BUT
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  • MANIPULATE AND CONTROL YOU, BUTYOU ACTUALLY NAVIGATE THROUGH
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  • YOU ACTUALLY NAVIGATE THROUGHTHE UPS AND DOWNS OF OUR
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  • THE UPS AND DOWNS OF OURJOURNEY WITH PEOPLE.
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  • JOURNEY WITH PEOPLE.AND WE USE IT IN SUCH A WAY
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  • AND WE USE IT IN SUCH A WAYTHAT GOD IS GLORIFIED.
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  • THAT GOD IS GLORIFIED.AND, SO, GOD HAS CALLED US TO
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  • AND, SO, GOD HAS CALLED US TOACTUALLY REIGN IN LIFE, AND
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  • ACTUALLY REIGN IN LIFE, ANDIT'S ONE OF THE VITAL THINGS
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  • IT'S ONE OF THE VITAL THINGSTHAT ILLUSTRATES A RELATIONSHIP
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  • THAT ILLUSTRATES A RELATIONSHIPWITH JESUS THAT WOULD CAUSE
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  • WITH JESUS THAT WOULD CAUSEOTHERS TO BE DRAWN TO HIM.
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  • OTHERS TO BE DRAWN TO HIM.I'M NOT GONNA MISUSE THE
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  • I'M NOT GONNA MISUSE THESCRIPTURE, BUT IT'S A
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  • SCRIPTURE, BUT IT'S ALITTLE BROADER THAN MY USE.
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  • LITTLE BROADER THAN MY USE.IN MATTHEW, JESUS SAID:
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  • IN MATTHEW, JESUS SAID:"LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE
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  • "LET YOUR LIGHT SHINEBEFORE MEN IN SUCH A
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  • BEFORE MEN IN SUCH AWAY THAT THEY MAY SEE
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  • WAY THAT THEY MAY SEEYOUR GOOD WORKS AND GLORIFY
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  • YOUR GOOD WORKS AND GLORIFYYOUR FATHER WHO IS IN HEAVEN."
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  • YOUR FATHER WHO IS IN HEAVEN."THAT'S LIFE FOR THE BELIEVER IS
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  • THAT'S LIFE FOR THE BELIEVER ISTO LIVE IN SUCH A WAY THAT WHAT
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  • TO LIVE IN SUCH A WAY THAT WHATWE DO ACTUALLY WHETS THE
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  • WE DO ACTUALLY WHETS THEAPPETITE OF PEOPLE, FOR GOD.
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  • APPETITE OF PEOPLE, FOR GOD.IT'S NOT TO WHET THE APPETITE
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  • IT'S NOT TO WHET THE APPETITEOF PEOPLE TO APPLAUD US.
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  • OF PEOPLE TO APPLAUD US.IT'S ACTUALLY TO DRAW THEM TO
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  • IT'S ACTUALLY TO DRAW THEM TOTHE LORD HIMSELF.
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  • THE LORD HIMSELF.AND SO, THERE'S A WAY THAT WE
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  • AND SO, THERE'S A WAY THAT WELIVE, THERE'S A WAY THAT WE LAY
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  • LIVE, THERE'S A WAY THAT WE LAYOUR LIVES DOWN, THERE'S A WAY
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  • OUR LIVES DOWN, THERE'S A WAYTHAT WE MODEL LIFE THAT
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  • THAT WE MODEL LIFE THATACTUALLY...
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  • ACTUALLY......INVITES PEOPLE INTO THE SAME
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  • ...INVITES PEOPLE INTO THE SAMEKIND OF RELATIONSHIP WITH
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  • KIND OF RELATIONSHIP WITHTHE LORD.
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  • THE LORD.AND THIS IS WHAT THE LORD'S
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  • AND THIS IS WHAT THE LORD'SDESIRING FROM US.
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  • DESIRING FROM US.SO, LET'S JUST START BY READING
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  • SO, LET'S JUST START BY READINGTHIS PASSAGE OUT OF ROMANS,
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  • THIS PASSAGE OUT OF ROMANS,CHAPTER 5, UM, VERSE 17.
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  • CHAPTER 5, UM, VERSE 17."FOR IF BY THE ONE MAN'S
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  • "FOR IF BY THE ONE MAN'SOFFENSE DEATH REIGNED THROUGH
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  • OFFENSE DEATH REIGNED THROUGHTHE ONE, MUCH MORE THOSE WHO
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  • THE ONE, MUCH MORE THOSE WHORECEIVE ABUNDANCE OF GRACE AND
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  • RECEIVE ABUNDANCE OF GRACE ANDOF THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
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  • OF THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESSWILL REIGN IN LIFE THROUGH THE
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  • WILL REIGN IN LIFE THROUGH THEONE, JESUS CHRIST."
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  • ONE, JESUS CHRIST."REIGNING IN LIFE ISN'T A
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  • REIGNING IN LIFE ISN'T ADOMINANCE OVER PEOPLE.
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  • DOMINANCE OVER PEOPLE.IT'S NOT, UH...IT'S NOT SOME
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  • IT'S NOT, UH...IT'S NOT SOMESECRET WAY FOR US TO BUILD OUR
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  • SECRET WAY FOR US TO BUILD OUREMPIRES AND THEN PEOPLE
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  • IT'S ACTUALLY USING THE
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  • IT'S ACTUALLY USING THEAUTHORITY, THE GRACE THAT GOD
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  • AUTHORITY, THE GRACE THAT GODGIVES US, FOR THE BENEFIT OF
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  • GIVES US, FOR THE BENEFIT OFPEOPLE AROUND US.
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  • PEOPLE AROUND US.A COMMONLY REPEATED THEME
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  • A COMMONLY REPEATED THEMEFOR US.
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  • FOR US.AUTHORITY IS ALWAYS TO BE USED
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  • AUTHORITY IS ALWAYS TO BE USEDTO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHO
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  • TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHOHAVE NO VOICE, OR VERY LITTLE
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  • HAVE NO VOICE, OR VERY LITTLEVOICE.
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  • VOICE.IT'S NEVER USED FOR
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  • IT'S NEVER USED FORSELF-PROMOTION.
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  • SELF-PROMOTION.ANYTHING YOU OBTAIN THROUGH
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  • ANYTHING YOU OBTAIN THROUGHSELF-PROMOTION YOU'LL HAVE TO
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  • SELF-PROMOTION YOU'LL HAVE TOSUSTAIN THROUGH SELF-PROMOTION.
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  • SUSTAIN THROUGH SELF-PROMOTION.IT'S A CONSTANT TRAP OF TRYING
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  • IT'S A CONSTANT TRAP OF TRYINGTO KEEP SOMETHING INFLATED THAT
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  • TO KEEP SOMETHING INFLATED THATHAS A LEAK.
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  • HAS A LEAK.SELF-PROMOTION IS-- IS-- IS
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  • SELF-PROMOTION IS-- IS-- ISNAUSEATING.
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  • NAUSEATING.AND, IT'S A FULL-TIME JOB,
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  • AND, IT'S A FULL-TIME JOB,WHERE THE LORD HAS INVITED US,
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  • WHERE THE LORD HAS INVITED US,ACTUALLY, TO PARTNER WITH HIM
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  • ACTUALLY, TO PARTNER WITH HIMIN SUCH A WAY THAT THE POWER OF
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  • IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE POWER OFHIS GRACE, THE POWER OF HIS
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  • HIS GRACE, THE POWER OF HISRIGHTEOUSNESS POSITIONS EVERY
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS POSITIONS EVERYBELIEVER TO REIGN IN LIFE,
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  • BELIEVER TO REIGN IN LIFE,TO RULE--
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  • TO RULE--ONE OF THE THINGS I LIKE TO
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  • ONE OF THE THINGS I LIKE TODRAW OUR ATTENTION TO IS THAT
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  • DRAW OUR ATTENTION TO IS THATYOU COULD PICK ANY PROBLEM ON
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  • YOU COULD PICK ANY PROBLEM ONTHE PLANET --
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  • THE PLANET --WHETHER IT'S A
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  • WHETHER IT'S APERSONAL PROBLEM,
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  • PERSONAL PROBLEM,IT'S A POLITICAL, NATIONAL,
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  • IT'S A POLITICAL, NATIONAL,ECOLOGICAL
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  • ECOLOGICAL-- IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT THE
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  • -- IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT THEPROBLEM IS -- GOD ALREADY HAS
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  • PROBLEM IS -- GOD ALREADY HASTHE SOLUTION IN MIND.
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  • THE SOLUTION IN MIND.IT'S ALREADY IN MIND.
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  • IT'S ALREADY IN MIND.IT'S ALREADY THERE AND HE JUST
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  • IT'S ALREADY THERE AND HE JUSTSIMPLY LOOKS FOR ONE OF HIS
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  • SIMPLY LOOKS FOR ONE OF HISCHILDREN TO PURSUE THE ANSWER,
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  • CHILDREN TO PURSUE THE ANSWER,THE BREAKTHROUGH.
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  • THE BREAKTHROUGH.BECAUSE HE ACTUALLY HAS ANSWERS
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  • BECAUSE HE ACTUALLY HAS ANSWERSAND WANTS HIS ANSWERS AND
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  • AND WANTS HIS ANSWERS ANDSOLUTIONS TO BE RELEASED
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  • SOLUTIONS TO BE RELEASEDINTO THE EARTH.
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  • INTO THE EARTH.REIGNING IN LIFE IS WHERE WE
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  • REIGNING IN LIFE IS WHERE WETAKE HIS ANSWERS FOR EARTHLY
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  • TAKE HIS ANSWERS FOR EARTHLYPROBLEMS AND WE ILLUSTRATE,
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  • PROBLEMS AND WE ILLUSTRATE,DISPLAY THEM.
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  • DISPLAY THEM.SO, HERE'S THE-- HERE'S THE
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  • SO, HERE'S THE-- HERE'S THEDEAL...
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  • DEAL...MY APPROACH TO LIFE IS
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  • MY APPROACH TO LIFE ISWE OWE THE WORLD...
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  • WE OWE THE WORLD...PROBABLY A WHOLE BUNCH OF
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  • PROBABLY A WHOLE BUNCH OFTHINGS, BUT THERE ARE THREE
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  • THINGS, BUT THERE ARE THREETHAT ARE VERY CLEAR TO ME,
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  • THAT ARE VERY CLEAR TO ME,RIGHT NOW.
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  • RIGHT NOW.THE FIRST IS WE OWE PEOPLE AN
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  • THE FIRST IS WE OWE PEOPLE ANENCOUNTER WITH GOD.
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  • ENCOUNTER WITH GOD.WE OWE THEM A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.
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  • WE OWE THEM A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.WE OWE THEM MORE THAN WORDS.
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  • WE OWE THEM MORE THAN WORDS.WORDS ARE IMPORTANT, BUT WORDS
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  • WORDS ARE IMPORTANT, BUT WORDSARE SUPPOSED TO CARRY POWER.
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  • ARE SUPPOSED TO CARRY POWER.EFFECTIVELY, THEY'RE TO BRING
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  • EFFECTIVELY, THEY'RE TO BRINGPEOPLE INTO A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.
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  • PEOPLE INTO A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.UH, IF IT'S NOT THROUGH THE
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  • UH, IF IT'S NOT THROUGH THEDECLARATION, THROUGH DECREE,
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  • DECLARATION, THROUGH DECREE,PERSONAL MINISTRY WILL BRING
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  • PERSONAL MINISTRY WILL BRINGPEOPLE INTO A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.
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  • PEOPLE INTO A DIVINE ENCOUNTER.AND THE WAY THAT WE DO THAT
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  • AND THE WAY THAT WE DO THATMOST CONSISTENTLY IS TRULY JUST
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  • MOST CONSISTENTLY IS TRULY JUSTTO STAY FULL OF THE HOLY
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  • TO STAY FULL OF THE HOLYSPIRIT, FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT.
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  • SPIRIT, FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT.THAT'S REALLY WHAT POSITIONS US
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  • THAT'S REALLY WHAT POSITIONS USTO BE SUCCESSFUL, THERE, MOST
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  • TO BE SUCCESSFUL, THERE, MOSTCONSISTENTLY.
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  • CONSISTENTLY.THE SECOND THING THAT WE OWE
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  • THE SECOND THING THAT WE OWEPEOPLE IS WE OWE THEM.
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  • PEOPLE IS WE OWE THEM.WE OWE THEM DIVINE SOLUTIONS,
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  • WE OWE THEM DIVINE SOLUTIONS,HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOR EARTHLY
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  • HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOR EARTHLYPROBLEMS.
  • 00:05:55.745 --> 00:05:56.345
  • PROBLEMS.HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOR
  • 00:05:56.345 --> 00:05:57.580
  • HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOREARTHLY PROBLEMS.
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  • EARTHLY PROBLEMS.THAT'S WHERE THE WISDOM
  • 00:05:58.414 --> 00:06:00.116
  • THAT'S WHERE THE WISDOMTHING REALLY KICKS IN--
  • 00:06:00.116 --> 00:06:01.451
  • THING REALLY KICKS IN--IS THAT, UM, IF YOU WORK AT A
  • 00:06:01.451 --> 00:06:02.919
  • IS THAT, UM, IF YOU WORK AT APARTICULAR CORPORATION AND
  • 00:06:02.919 --> 00:06:05.054
  • PARTICULAR CORPORATION ANDTHERE ARE ISSUES, PROBLEMS IN
  • 00:06:05.054 --> 00:06:05.988
  • THERE ARE ISSUES, PROBLEMS INTHE CORPORATION --
  • 00:06:05.988 --> 00:06:07.023
  • THE CORPORATION --MAYBE IN DESIGN,
  • 00:06:07.023 --> 00:06:08.324
  • MAYBE IN DESIGN,MAYBE IN MARKETING --
  • 00:06:08.324 --> 00:06:09.525
  • MAYBE IN MARKETING --DOESN'T MATTER WHAT IT IS, BUT
  • 00:06:09.525 --> 00:06:11.127
  • DOESN'T MATTER WHAT IT IS, BUTGOD HAS AN ANSWER, A SOLUTION
  • 00:06:11.127 --> 00:06:12.495
  • GOD HAS AN ANSWER, A SOLUTIONFOR WHATEVER DILEMMA IS
  • 00:06:12.495 --> 00:06:14.096
  • FOR WHATEVER DILEMMA ISBEING FACED.
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  • BEING FACED.AND AS THE PEOPLE OF GOD,
  • 00:06:15.731 --> 00:06:17.300
  • AND AS THE PEOPLE OF GOD,AS WE TAKE ON MORE
  • 00:06:17.300 --> 00:06:18.334
  • AS WE TAKE ON MORERESPONSIBILITY FOR WHAT GOD IS
  • 00:06:18.334 --> 00:06:20.136
  • RESPONSIBILITY FOR WHAT GOD ISWANTING TO ACCOMPLISH IN THE
  • 00:06:20.136 --> 00:06:21.771
  • WANTING TO ACCOMPLISH IN THEBUSINESS LIFE,
  • 00:06:21.771 --> 00:06:22.405
  • BUSINESS LIFE,THE MEDICAL,
  • 00:06:22.405 --> 00:06:23.272
  • THE MEDICAL,THE EDUCATIONAL --
  • 00:06:23.272 --> 00:06:24.440
  • THE EDUCATIONAL --ALL THESE DIFFERENT PARTS
  • 00:06:24.440 --> 00:06:25.575
  • ALL THESE DIFFERENT PARTSOF COMMUNITIES
  • 00:06:25.575 --> 00:06:27.243
  • OF COMMUNITIES-- AS WE ENTER THESE REALMS AND
  • 00:06:27.243 --> 00:06:28.711
  • -- AS WE ENTER THESE REALMS ANDSERVE EFFECTIVELY,
  • 00:06:28.711 --> 00:06:29.946
  • SERVE EFFECTIVELY,WE ACTUALLY BRING HEAVEN
  • 00:06:29.946 --> 00:06:33.015
  • WE ACTUALLY BRING HEAVENSOLUTIONS TO EARTHLY PROBLEMS.
  • 00:06:33.015 --> 00:06:33.749
  • SOLUTIONS TO EARTHLY PROBLEMS.WHEN WE DO THAT, WE ENABLE
  • 00:06:33.749 --> 00:06:34.784
  • WHEN WE DO THAT, WE ENABLEPEOPLE TO TASTE AND SEE THAT
  • 00:06:34.784 --> 00:06:36.586
  • PEOPLE TO TASTE AND SEE THATGOD IS GOOD.
  • 00:06:36.586 --> 00:06:39.121
  • SEE IS PERCEPTION.
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  • SEE IS PERCEPTION.WHEN WE BRING PEOPLE INTO AN
  • 00:06:41.157 --> 00:06:43.025
  • WHEN WE BRING PEOPLE INTO ANEXPERIENCE WITH GOD, WE CHANGE
  • 00:06:43.025 --> 00:06:45.127
  • EXPERIENCE WITH GOD, WE CHANGETHEIR PERCEPTION OF WHAT'S
  • 00:06:45.127 --> 00:06:45.895
  • THEIR PERCEPTION OF WHAT'SAVAILABLE THROUGH GOD.
  • 00:06:45.895 --> 00:06:48.531
  • AVAILABLE THROUGH GOD.ALL RIGHT.
  • 00:06:48.531 --> 00:06:49.565
  • ALL RIGHT.SO, THERE'S THE SECOND THING IS
  • 00:06:49.565 --> 00:06:52.969
  • SO, THERE'S THE SECOND THING ISTHE ISSUE...OF,
  • 00:06:52.969 --> 00:06:54.303
  • THE ISSUE...OF,HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOR
  • 00:06:54.303 --> 00:06:56.506
  • HEAVENLY ANSWERS FOREARTHLY PROBLEMS.
  • 00:06:56.506 --> 00:06:57.773
  • EARTHLY PROBLEMS.BUT THE THIRD ONE IS ONE I
  • 00:06:57.773 --> 00:06:58.374
  • BUT THE THIRD ONE IS ONE IWANNA TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO
  • 00:06:58.374 --> 00:07:00.676
  • WANNA TAKE A FEW MINUTES TOTALK TO YOU ABOUT.
  • 00:07:00.676 --> 00:07:02.044
  • TALK TO YOU ABOUT.AND THAT IS THE WHOLE ISSUE OF
  • 00:07:02.044 --> 00:07:04.881
  • AND THAT IS THE WHOLE ISSUE OFTHE RESPONSIBILITY WE HAVE TO
  • 00:07:04.881 --> 00:07:06.182
  • THE RESPONSIBILITY WE HAVE TOLIVE A BLESSED LIFE.
  • 00:07:06.182 --> 00:07:09.018
  • LIVE A BLESSED LIFE.AND I KNOW IT SOUNDS
  • 00:07:09.018 --> 00:07:10.553
  • AND I KNOW IT SOUNDSSELF-SERVING, BUT IT'S NOT BY
  • 00:07:10.553 --> 00:07:12.021
  • SELF-SERVING, BUT IT'S NOT BYGOD'S DESIGN.
  • 00:07:12.021 --> 00:07:15.825
  • GOD'S DESIGN.IT'S BE BLESSED
  • 00:07:15.825 --> 00:07:16.692
  • IT'S BE BLESSEDTO BE A BLESSING.
  • 00:07:16.692 --> 00:07:17.493
  • TO BE A BLESSING.YOU'VE HEARD THAT PHRASE.
  • 00:07:17.493 --> 00:07:18.160
  • YOU'VE HEARD THAT PHRASE.IT'S BEEN AROUND FOR A
  • 00:07:18.160 --> 00:07:19.195
  • IT'S BEEN AROUND FOR ALONG TIME.
  • 00:07:19.195 --> 00:07:19.795
  • LONG TIME.BE BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING.
  • 00:07:19.795 --> 00:07:22.131
  • BE BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING.PSALM 67 SAYS THIS:
  • 00:07:22.131 --> 00:07:24.634
  • PSALM 67 SAYS THIS:"GOD BLESS ME..."
  • 00:07:24.634 --> 00:07:25.635
  • "GOD BLESS ME..."-- WHICH, YOU GOTTA LOVE ANY
  • 00:07:25.635 --> 00:07:26.736
  • -- WHICH, YOU GOTTA LOVE ANYPRAYER THAT STARTS WITH THAT.
  • 00:07:26.736 --> 00:07:28.471
  • PRAYER THAT STARTS WITH THAT.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]RIGHT.
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  • RIGHT."GOD BLESS ME AND CAUSE
  • 00:07:31.274 --> 00:07:33.142
  • "GOD BLESS ME AND CAUSEYOUR FACE TO SHINE UPON ME."
  • 00:07:33.142 --> 00:07:35.278
  • YOUR FACE TO SHINE UPON ME."NOW, THE SHINING FACE OF A
  • 00:07:35.278 --> 00:07:37.413
  • NOW, THE SHINING FACE OF APERFECT FATHER IS A FACE OF
  • 00:07:37.413 --> 00:07:38.214
  • PERFECT FATHER IS A FACE OFDELIGHT AND FAVOR.
  • 00:07:38.214 --> 00:07:42.051
  • DELIGHT AND FAVOR.SO, HE'S PRAYING: GOD, INCREASE
  • 00:07:42.051 --> 00:07:43.920
  • SO, HE'S PRAYING: GOD, INCREASENOT ONLY YOUR FAVOR ON MY LIFE,
  • 00:07:43.920 --> 00:07:45.187
  • NOT ONLY YOUR FAVOR ON MY LIFE,BUT INCREASE THE MANIFESTATION
  • 00:07:45.187 --> 00:07:46.222
  • BUT INCREASE THE MANIFESTATIONOF YOUR FAVOR SO EVERYBODY
  • 00:07:46.222 --> 00:07:47.557
  • OF YOUR FAVOR SO EVERYBODYAROUND ME CAN SEE IT.
  • 00:07:47.557 --> 00:07:48.357
  • AROUND ME CAN SEE IT.SO, HERE'S THE PRAYER:
  • 00:07:48.357 --> 00:07:49.759
  • SO, HERE'S THE PRAYER:BLESS ME.
  • 00:07:49.759 --> 00:07:52.995
  • BLESS ME.CAUSE YOUR FACE OF FAVOR TO
  • 00:07:52.995 --> 00:07:54.497
  • CAUSE YOUR FACE OF FAVOR TOSHINE UPON ME -- LISTEN TO THE
  • 00:07:54.497 --> 00:07:56.532
  • SHINE UPON ME -- LISTEN TO THENEXT PHRASE -- SO THAT YOUR WAY
  • 00:07:56.532 --> 00:07:58.768
  • NEXT PHRASE -- SO THAT YOUR WAYWOULD BE KNOWN IN THE EARTH --
  • 00:07:58.768 --> 00:08:01.237
  • WOULD BE KNOWN IN THE EARTH --THAT YOUR WAY -- AND YOUR
  • 00:08:01.237 --> 00:08:02.405
  • THAT YOUR WAY -- AND YOURSALVATION TO THE NATIONS.
  • 00:08:02.405 --> 00:08:03.472
  • SALVATION TO THE NATIONS.SO, FOLLOW THE SEQUENCE.
  • 00:08:03.472 --> 00:08:04.974
  • SO, FOLLOW THE SEQUENCE.GOD BLESS ME.
  • 00:08:04.974 --> 00:08:07.243
  • GOD BLESS ME.CAUSE ME TO CARRY YOUR
  • 00:08:07.243 --> 00:08:08.344
  • CAUSE ME TO CARRY YOURFAVOR WELL.
  • 00:08:08.344 --> 00:08:09.312
  • FAVOR WELL.I WANT PEOPLE TO SEE YOUR
  • 00:08:09.312 --> 00:08:11.080
  • BECAUSE IF YOU DO THAT,
  • 00:08:12.782 --> 00:08:14.383
  • BECAUSE IF YOU DO THAT,THEN THEY'LL SEE WHAT
  • 00:08:14.383 --> 00:08:15.518
  • THEN THEY'LL SEE WHATYOU'RE LIKE.
  • 00:08:15.518 --> 00:08:16.419
  • YOU'RE LIKE.AND IF THEY SEE WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:08:16.419 --> 00:08:17.687
  • AND IF THEY SEE WHAT YOU'RELIKE, SALVATION WILL TRULY COME
  • 00:08:17.687 --> 00:08:20.423
  • LIKE, SALVATION WILL TRULY COMETO THE NATIONS.
  • 00:08:20.423 --> 00:08:21.057
  • TO THE NATIONS.YOUR GRACE IS THE IRRESISTIBLE
  • 00:08:21.057 --> 00:08:22.725
  • YOUR GRACE IS THE IRRESISTIBLEGRACE.
  • 00:08:22.725 --> 00:08:23.359
  • GRACE.AND I WANT THEM TO SEE IT FOR
  • 00:08:23.359 --> 00:08:24.727
  • AND I WANT THEM TO SEE IT FORWHAT IT IS.
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  • [LIGHT THUD]
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  • [LIGHT THUD][RUMBLE OF TRAIN]
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  • [RUMBLE OF TRAIN][MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][RUNNING FOOTSTEPS]
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  • [RUNNING FOOTSTEPS][MUSIC CONTINUES]
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  • [MUSIC CONTINUES]["POPPING" NOISES OF SELECTIONS
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  • ["POPPING" NOISES OF SELECTIONSON TABLET]
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: HAPPY
  • 00:08:59.328 --> 00:09:00.229
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: HAPPYHOLIDAYS FROM THE BETHEL
  • 00:09:00.229 --> 00:09:00.863
  • HOLIDAYS FROM THE BETHELFAMILY.
  • 00:09:00.863 --> 00:09:02.231
  • FAMILY.WE'RE SO BLESSED TO CONSIDER
  • 00:09:02.231 --> 00:09:03.366
  • WE'RE SO BLESSED TO CONSIDERYOU A MEMBER OF OUR EXTENDED
  • 00:09:03.366 --> 00:09:04.834
  • RIGHT NOW, IN THANKS FOR ANY
  • 00:09:06.335 --> 00:09:07.169
  • RIGHT NOW, IN THANKS FOR ANYGIFT OF SUPPORT, WE'LL SEND YOU
  • 00:09:07.169 --> 00:09:08.437
  • GIFT OF SUPPORT, WE'LL SEND YOUOUR EXCLUSIVE BETHEL STAMP TOTE
  • 00:09:08.437 --> 00:09:10.239
  • OUR EXCLUSIVE BETHEL STAMP TOTEAND GENUINE LEATHER BOOKMARK
  • 00:09:10.239 --> 00:09:12.608
  • AND GENUINE LEATHER BOOKMARKFEATURING VINTAGE-INSPIRED
  • 00:09:12.608 --> 00:09:13.609
  • FEATURING VINTAGE-INSPIREDARTWORK OF THE BETHEL PRAYER
  • 00:09:13.609 --> 00:09:14.810
  • AND FOR YOUR GIFT OF $75 OR
  • 00:09:16.078 --> 00:09:17.146
  • AND FOR YOUR GIFT OF $75 ORMORE, WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THREE
  • 00:09:17.146 --> 00:09:18.848
  • MORE, WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THREECUSTOM SOFT-PRINTED JOURNALS,
  • 00:09:18.848 --> 00:09:20.082
  • CUSTOM SOFT-PRINTED JOURNALS,TIMELESS GIFTS FOR ANY
  • 00:09:20.082 --> 00:09:21.217
  • TIMELESS GIFTS FOR ANYOCCASION.
  • 00:09:21.217 --> 00:09:24.120
  • OCCASION.CALL: 800-339-1601.
  • 00:09:24.120 --> 00:09:25.054
  • CALL: 800-339-1601.OR SHARE YOUR GIFT ONLINE AT:
  • 00:09:25.054 --> 00:09:28.491
  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKE
  • 00:09:30.126 --> 00:09:30.993
  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKETO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: I
  • 00:09:30.993 --> 00:09:33.029
  • TO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: IWANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.
  • 00:09:33.029 --> 00:09:34.530
  • WANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,
  • 00:09:34.530 --> 00:09:36.365
  • AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.
  • 00:09:36.365 --> 00:09:38.734
  • IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THE
  • 00:09:38.734 --> 00:09:40.703
  • AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THECALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THE
  • 00:09:40.703 --> 00:09:41.837
  • CALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THEBAY AREA AND START MY
  • 00:09:41.837 --> 00:09:43.973
  • BAY AREA AND START MYAPPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.
  • 00:09:43.973 --> 00:09:45.374
  • APPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.AND THE LORD WANTS TO DO WHAT
  • 00:09:45.374 --> 00:09:47.443
  • HE WANTS TO PUT
  • 00:09:48.544 --> 00:09:49.211
  • HE WANTS TO PUTHIS KIDS THAT
  • 00:09:49.211 --> 00:09:49.979
  • HIS KIDS THATCARRY HIS SPIRIT
  • 00:09:49.979 --> 00:09:51.414
  • CARRY HIS SPIRITINTO THE MOST
  • 00:09:51.414 --> 00:09:52.148
  • INTO THE MOSTINFLUENTIAL PLACES
  • 00:09:52.148 --> 00:09:54.583
  • - BILL: THERE WAS A SQUABBLE
  • 00:10:00.656 --> 00:10:02.858
  • - BILL: THERE WAS A SQUABBLEIN ISRAEL BACK IN DAYS OF
  • 00:10:02.858 --> 00:10:03.325
  • IN ISRAEL BACK IN DAYS OFMOSES.
  • 00:10:03.325 --> 00:10:04.527
  • MOSES.THERE WAS A FIGHT BETWEEN THE
  • 00:10:04.527 --> 00:10:06.328
  • THERE WAS A FIGHT BETWEEN THELEADERS OF THE 12 TRIBES AS TO
  • 00:10:06.328 --> 00:10:07.463
  • LEADERS OF THE 12 TRIBES AS TOWHO SHOULD BE IN CHARGE AND WHO
  • 00:10:07.463 --> 00:10:08.698
  • WHO SHOULD BE IN CHARGE AND WHOSHOULD HAVE AUTHORITY, ETC.
  • 00:10:08.698 --> 00:10:12.401
  • SHOULD HAVE AUTHORITY, ETC.AND, SO, MOSES TOLD ALL
  • 00:10:12.401 --> 00:10:15.204
  • AND, SO, MOSES TOLD ALLTHE TRIBES TO GET AN
  • 00:10:15.204 --> 00:10:20.209
  • THE TRIBES TO GET ANALMOND BRANCH.
  • 00:10:20.209 --> 00:10:22.845
  • ALMOND BRANCH.AND, SO, THEY EACH HAVE A DEAD
  • 00:10:22.845 --> 00:10:23.813
  • AND, SO, THEY EACH HAVE A DEADALMOND BRANCH, AND THEY PUT THE
  • 00:10:23.813 --> 00:10:25.347
  • ALMOND BRANCH, AND THEY PUT THENAME OF THEIR TRIBE ON IT.
  • 00:10:25.347 --> 00:10:26.515
  • NAME OF THEIR TRIBE ON IT.AND THEN, AARON, REPRESENTING
  • 00:10:26.515 --> 00:10:27.750
  • AND THEN, AARON, REPRESENTINGTHE PRIESTHOOD, PUTS HIS NAME
  • 00:10:27.750 --> 00:10:28.184
  • THE PRIESTHOOD, PUTS HIS NAMEON IT.
  • 00:10:28.184 --> 00:10:29.418
  • ON IT.AND THEY PUT THESE 12 BRANCHES
  • 00:10:29.418 --> 00:10:31.353
  • AND THEY PUT THESE 12 BRANCHESBEFORE THE ARK OF THE COVENANT,
  • 00:10:31.353 --> 00:10:32.621
  • BEFORE THE ARK OF THE COVENANT,BEFORE THE PRESENCE OF
  • 00:10:32.621 --> 00:10:33.489
  • BEFORE THE PRESENCE OFTHE LORD.
  • 00:10:33.489 --> 00:10:33.989
  • THE LORD.AND THE NEXT MORNING,
  • 00:10:33.989 --> 00:10:34.590
  • AND THE NEXT MORNING,THEY GET UP.
  • 00:10:34.590 --> 00:10:36.125
  • THEY GET UP.THE 11 BRANCHES ARE STILL DEAD,
  • 00:10:36.125 --> 00:10:39.495
  • THE 11 BRANCHES ARE STILL DEAD,BUT AARON'S ROD SPROUTED,
  • 00:10:39.495 --> 00:10:43.666
  • BUT AARON'S ROD SPROUTED,BUDDED, BLOSSOMED, AND BORE
  • 00:10:43.666 --> 00:10:45.468
  • BUDDED, BLOSSOMED, AND BORERIPE ALMONDS.
  • 00:10:45.468 --> 00:10:46.869
  • RIPE ALMONDS.SPROUTED, BUDDED, BLOSSOMED,
  • 00:10:46.869 --> 00:10:48.404
  • SPROUTED, BUDDED, BLOSSOMED,BORE RIPE ALMONDS.
  • 00:10:48.404 --> 00:10:49.739
  • BORE RIPE ALMONDS.WHAT DOES THAT TELL US?
  • 00:10:49.739 --> 00:10:51.073
  • WHAT DOES THAT TELL US?IT TELLS US-- FIRST OF ALL,
  • 00:10:51.073 --> 00:10:53.442
  • IT TELLS US-- FIRST OF ALL,THAT WAS GOD'S MARK OF WHO HE
  • 00:10:53.442 --> 00:10:55.845
  • THAT WAS GOD'S MARK OF WHO HEHAD ANOINTED FOR LEADERSHIP.
  • 00:10:55.845 --> 00:10:57.646
  • HAD ANOINTED FOR LEADERSHIP.SO, WHAT THAT TELLS ME IS THAT
  • 00:10:57.646 --> 00:10:59.248
  • SO, WHAT THAT TELLS ME IS THATGOD'S MARK FOR LEADERSHIP IS
  • 00:10:59.248 --> 00:11:02.218
  • GOD'S MARK FOR LEADERSHIP ISNOT RIPE ALMONDS IN EVERY AREA
  • 00:11:02.218 --> 00:11:03.986
  • NOT RIPE ALMONDS IN EVERY AREAOF LIFE, BUT LIFE IN EVERY AREA
  • 00:11:03.986 --> 00:11:06.122
  • SPROUTS BUDS, BLOSSOMS, RIPE
  • 00:11:07.690 --> 00:11:08.958
  • SOME ARE PERFECT MATURITY.
  • 00:11:10.493 --> 00:11:11.727
  • SOME ARE PERFECT MATURITY.OTHERS ARE JUST BEGINNING.
  • 00:11:11.727 --> 00:11:12.862
  • OTHERS ARE JUST BEGINNING.BUT THERE'S LIFE THERE.
  • 00:11:12.862 --> 00:11:13.429
  • BUT THERE'S LIFE THERE.DOES THAT MAKE SENSE TO YOU?
  • 00:11:13.429 --> 00:11:14.263
  • DOES THAT MAKE SENSE TO YOU?AND SO, THE LORD
  • 00:11:14.263 --> 00:11:16.132
  • AND SO, THE LORDILLUSTRATES HIS CHOICE IN
  • 00:11:16.132 --> 00:11:17.933
  • ILLUSTRATES HIS CHOICE INPEOPLE IN THAT THERE'S LIFE IN
  • 00:11:17.933 --> 00:11:19.435
  • PEOPLE IN THAT THERE'S LIFE INALL THESE AREAS OF LIFE, EVEN
  • 00:11:19.435 --> 00:11:21.170
  • ALL THESE AREAS OF LIFE, EVENTHOUGH MATURITY MAY BE IN THIS
  • 00:11:21.170 --> 00:11:22.338
  • THOUGH MATURITY MAY BE IN THISAREA AND NOT THAT AREA, IF THAT
  • 00:11:22.338 --> 00:11:23.305
  • AREA AND NOT THAT AREA, IF THATMAKES SENSE.
  • 00:11:23.305 --> 00:11:25.074
  • MAKES SENSE.SO, HERE WE HAVE THIS
  • 00:11:25.074 --> 00:11:28.210
  • SO, HERE WE HAVE THISRESPONSIBILITY TO BE BLESSED.
  • 00:11:28.210 --> 00:11:32.548
  • RESPONSIBILITY TO BE BLESSED.I THINK IT INVOLVES MONEY,
  • 00:11:32.548 --> 00:11:34.183
  • I THINK IT INVOLVES MONEY,BUT IT'S NOT ABOUT MONEY,
  • 00:11:34.183 --> 00:11:35.351
  • BUT IT'S NOT ABOUT MONEY,IF THAT MAKES SENSE TO YOU.
  • 00:11:35.351 --> 00:11:37.820
  • IF THAT MAKES SENSE TO YOU.IT'S ABOUT...IT'S ABOUT...
  • 00:11:37.820 --> 00:11:40.022
  • IT'S ABOUT...IT'S ABOUT...IT'S ABOUT LIFE.
  • 00:11:40.022 --> 00:11:41.157
  • IT'S ABOUT LIFE.IT'S: I'M HANDLING ALL THE
  • 00:11:41.157 --> 00:11:42.858
  • IT'S: I'M HANDLING ALL THEDIFFERENT PARTS AND
  • 00:11:42.858 --> 00:11:44.293
  • DIFFERENT PARTS ANDASPECTS OF LIFE.
  • 00:11:44.293 --> 00:11:45.461
  • ASPECTS OF LIFE.SO, LET ME TALK TO YOU ABOUT
  • 00:11:45.461 --> 00:11:46.228
  • SO, LET ME TALK TO YOU ABOUTFOUR THINGS THAT STAND
  • 00:11:46.228 --> 00:11:47.296
  • FOUR THINGS THAT STANDOUT TO ME.
  • 00:11:47.296 --> 00:11:48.264
  • OUT TO ME.WE PROBABLY COULD LIST A DOZEN
  • 00:11:48.264 --> 00:11:49.498
  • WE PROBABLY COULD LIST A DOZENOR DOZENS.
  • 00:11:49.498 --> 00:11:51.066
  • OR DOZENS.BUT THERE ARE FOUR THINGS THAT
  • 00:11:51.066 --> 00:11:53.202
  • BUT THERE ARE FOUR THINGS THATSTAND OUT TO ME THIS MORNING.
  • 00:11:53.202 --> 00:11:55.638
  • STAND OUT TO ME THIS MORNING.THE FIRST ONE: TO REIGN IN
  • 00:11:55.638 --> 00:11:57.072
  • THE FIRST ONE: TO REIGN INLIFE, YOU HAVE TO EFFECTIVELY--
  • 00:11:57.072 --> 00:11:59.375
  • LIFE, YOU HAVE TO EFFECTIVELY--YOU HAVE TO VIEW YOUR PAST THE
  • 00:11:59.375 --> 00:12:02.211
  • YOU HAVE TO VIEW YOUR PAST THEWAY HE VIEWS IT.
  • 00:12:02.211 --> 00:12:06.115
  • WAY HE VIEWS IT.VIEWING OUR PAST THE WAY HE
  • 00:12:06.115 --> 00:12:12.588
  • VIEWING OUR PAST THE WAY HEDOES...IS NOT JUST BENEFICIAL.
  • 00:12:12.588 --> 00:12:15.925
  • DOES...IS NOT JUST BENEFICIAL.IT'S ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL.
  • 00:12:15.925 --> 00:12:17.760
  • IT'S ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL.TO LIVE THE WAY HE'S ASSIGNED
  • 00:12:17.760 --> 00:12:18.994
  • TO LIVE THE WAY HE'S ASSIGNEDUS TO LIVE, WE HAVE TO THINK IN
  • 00:12:18.994 --> 00:12:20.729
  • US TO LIVE, WE HAVE TO THINK INTERMS OF WHO WE ARE BECAUSE
  • 00:12:20.729 --> 00:12:23.699
  • TERMS OF WHO WE ARE BECAUSEOF GRACE.
  • 00:12:23.699 --> 00:12:24.366
  • OF GRACE.SO, THE FIRST THING IS JUST THE
  • 00:12:24.366 --> 00:12:25.534
  • SO, THE FIRST THING IS JUST THEWAY WE RELATE TO OUR PAST.
  • 00:12:25.534 --> 00:12:27.603
  • WAY WE RELATE TO OUR PAST.THE IDEAL LIFE WOULD BE FOR
  • 00:12:27.603 --> 00:12:29.538
  • THE IDEAL LIFE WOULD BE FORANYBODY-- ANYONE-- I REALIZE
  • 00:12:29.538 --> 00:12:32.541
  • ANYBODY-- ANYONE-- I REALIZESOME HAVE, YOU KNOW-- RAISED IN
  • 00:12:32.541 --> 00:12:35.077
  • SOME HAVE, YOU KNOW-- RAISED INCHURCH AND...AND, UH, YOUR
  • 00:12:35.077 --> 00:12:37.580
  • CHURCH AND...AND, UH, YOURLIFESTYLES ARE DIFFERENT THAN
  • 00:12:37.580 --> 00:12:42.618
  • LIFESTYLES ARE DIFFERENT THANSOME WHO JUST HAD SUCH
  • 00:12:42.618 --> 00:12:44.587
  • SOME WHO JUST HAD SUCHHORRIBLE, HORRIBLE BACKGROUNDS.
  • 00:12:44.587 --> 00:12:46.155
  • HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE BACKGROUNDS.AND-- BUT, LEVEL PLAYING FIELD.
  • 00:12:46.155 --> 00:12:47.223
  • AND-- BUT, LEVEL PLAYING FIELD.JESUS JUST SIMPLY FORGAVE
  • 00:12:47.223 --> 00:12:49.058
  • JESUS JUST SIMPLY FORGAVEUS ALL.
  • 00:12:49.058 --> 00:12:50.459
  • US ALL.THE IDEAL WOULD BE ANYBODY FROM
  • 00:12:50.459 --> 00:12:51.927
  • THE IDEAL WOULD BE ANYBODY FROMYOUR PAST COULD WALK INTO THE
  • 00:12:51.927 --> 00:12:52.595
  • YOUR PAST COULD WALK INTO THEROOM AND THERE WOULD BE
  • 00:12:52.595 --> 00:12:53.395
  • ROOM AND THERE WOULD BENO SHAME.
  • 00:12:53.395 --> 00:12:56.131
  • NO SHAME.NO SHAME.
  • 00:12:56.131 --> 00:12:56.732
  • NO SHAME.THERE WOULD BE NO ATTACHMENT
  • 00:12:56.732 --> 00:12:57.733
  • THERE WOULD BE NO ATTACHMENTWHATSOEVER.
  • 00:12:57.733 --> 00:12:59.835
  • WHATSOEVER.YOU-- BECAUSE OF THE AWARENESS
  • 00:12:59.835 --> 00:13:01.036
  • YOU-- BECAUSE OF THE AWARENESSOF THE ABSOLUTE FORGIVENESS AND
  • 00:13:01.036 --> 00:13:02.972
  • OF THE ABSOLUTE FORGIVENESS ANDGRACE OF GOD, ZERO SHAME,
  • 00:13:02.972 --> 00:13:04.473
  • GRACE OF GOD, ZERO SHAME,ZERO CLOUD OF,
  • 00:13:04.473 --> 00:13:06.675
  • ZERO CLOUD OF,SHAME AND GUILT AND ALL THE
  • 00:13:06.675 --> 00:13:08.911
  • SHAME AND GUILT AND ALL THEJUNK THAT COMES ON PEOPLE.
  • 00:13:08.911 --> 00:13:13.682
  • JUNK THAT COMES ON PEOPLE.SO, REGARDING THE PAST.
  • 00:13:13.682 --> 00:13:14.250
  • SO, REGARDING THE PAST.THE SECOND THING WOULD BE
  • 00:13:14.250 --> 00:13:14.717
  • THE SECOND THING WOULD BEOUR THOUGHT LIFE --
  • 00:13:14.717 --> 00:13:15.484
  • OUR THOUGHT LIFE --THE WAY WE THINK.
  • 00:13:15.484 --> 00:13:16.919
  • THE WAY WE THINK.IT'S ONE OF THE THINGS THAT
  • 00:13:16.919 --> 00:13:18.621
  • IT'S ONE OF THE THINGS THATI'M WORKING ON CONSTANTLY.
  • 00:13:18.621 --> 00:13:20.456
  • I'M WORKING ON CONSTANTLY.'CAUSE I FOUND-- IN MY LIFE--
  • 00:13:20.456 --> 00:13:21.624
  • 'CAUSE I FOUND-- IN MY LIFE--BECAUSE I FOUND THE REAL
  • 00:13:21.624 --> 00:13:23.692
  • BECAUSE I FOUND THE REALBATTLEGROUND FOR OUR LIFE IS
  • 00:13:23.692 --> 00:13:26.328
  • BATTLEGROUND FOR OUR LIFE ISBETWEEN OUR EARS.
  • 00:13:26.328 --> 00:13:27.062
  • BETWEEN OUR EARS.THAT'S WHERE THE REAL
  • 00:13:27.062 --> 00:13:27.663
  • THAT'S WHERE THE REALCONFLICT IS.
  • 00:13:27.663 --> 00:13:29.231
  • CONFLICT IS.AND WHAT HAPPENS IS THE ENEMY--
  • 00:13:29.231 --> 00:13:31.233
  • AND WHAT HAPPENS IS THE ENEMY--LET ME PUT IT THIS WAY: THE
  • 00:13:31.233 --> 00:13:32.701
  • LET ME PUT IT THIS WAY: THEDEVIL IS SO NERVOUS OF YOUR
  • 00:13:32.701 --> 00:13:35.371
  • DEVIL IS SO NERVOUS OF YOURAUTHENTIC CREATIVE EXPRESSION
  • 00:13:35.371 --> 00:13:37.106
  • AUTHENTIC CREATIVE EXPRESSIONTHAT HE TRIES TO KEEP YOU IN
  • 00:13:37.106 --> 00:13:39.041
  • THAT HE TRIES TO KEEP YOU INANXIETY, FEAR, AND SHAME TO CUT
  • 00:13:39.041 --> 00:13:41.744
  • ANXIETY, FEAR, AND SHAME TO CUTBACK YOUR ABILITY TO CREATIVELY
  • 00:13:41.744 --> 00:13:42.978
  • BACK YOUR ABILITY TO CREATIVELYEXPRESS WHO YOU ARE IN CHRIST.
  • 00:13:42.978 --> 00:13:44.980
  • EXPRESS WHO YOU ARE IN CHRIST.IT IS THE TARGET.
  • 00:13:44.980 --> 00:13:46.548
  • IT IS THE TARGET.IT IS A PRIMARY TARGET.
  • 00:13:46.548 --> 00:13:48.317
  • IT IS A PRIMARY TARGET.BECAUSE THE AUTHENTIC--
  • 00:13:48.317 --> 00:13:50.653
  • BECAUSE THE AUTHENTIC--THE AUTHENTIC NATURE OF
  • 00:13:50.653 --> 00:13:52.087
  • THE AUTHENTIC NATURE OFCHRIST DEMONSTRATED THROUGH
  • 00:13:52.087 --> 00:13:53.555
  • CHRIST DEMONSTRATED THROUGHTHE LIFE OF A DISCIPLE,
  • 00:13:53.555 --> 00:13:54.924
  • THE LIFE OF A DISCIPLE,THROUGH A LIFE OF A BELIEVER,
  • 00:13:54.924 --> 00:13:57.326
  • THROUGH A LIFE OF A BELIEVER,CHANGES THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF
  • 00:13:57.326 --> 00:13:58.861
  • CHANGES THE CONSCIOUSNESS OFHUMANITY OF WHAT MIGHT BE
  • 00:13:58.861 --> 00:13:59.962
  • HUMANITY OF WHAT MIGHT BEPOSSIBLE IN A PERSON'S
  • 00:13:59.962 --> 00:14:01.063
  • POSSIBLE IN A PERSON'SLIFETIME...SIMPLY BECAUSE OF
  • 00:14:01.063 --> 00:14:05.301
  • LIFETIME...SIMPLY BECAUSE OFHOW THEY DO LIFE.
  • 00:14:05.301 --> 00:14:06.602
  • HOW THEY DO LIFE.WHAT DOES ANXIETY, FEAR, SHAME,
  • 00:14:06.602 --> 00:14:07.436
  • WHAT DOES ANXIETY, FEAR, SHAME,GUILT -- ALL THAT STUFF -- DO?
  • 00:14:07.436 --> 00:14:09.004
  • GUILT -- ALL THAT STUFF -- DO?IT ROBS US OF THE CREATIVE
  • 00:14:09.004 --> 00:14:10.739
  • IT ROBS US OF THE CREATIVEEXPRESSION.
  • 00:14:10.739 --> 00:14:13.709
  • EXPRESSION.ALL OF THAT IS CONNECTED
  • 00:14:13.709 --> 00:14:15.411
  • ALL OF THAT IS CONNECTEDTO OUR THOUGHT LIFE.
  • 00:14:15.411 --> 00:14:16.812
  • TO OUR THOUGHT LIFE.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THAT
  • 00:14:16.812 --> 00:14:21.016
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THATHE'S NOT LOOKING FOR OUR
  • 00:14:21.016 --> 00:14:22.484
  • HE'S NOT LOOKING FOR OURCALAMITY; HE'S LOOKING FOR OUR
  • 00:14:22.484 --> 00:14:24.053
  • CALAMITY; HE'S LOOKING FOR OURWELFARE.
  • 00:14:24.053 --> 00:14:26.055
  • WELFARE.I THINK IT WOULD PROBABLY SHOCK
  • 00:14:26.055 --> 00:14:27.589
  • I THINK IT WOULD PROBABLY SHOCKUS IF WE ACTUALLY SAW WHAT GOD
  • 00:14:27.589 --> 00:14:29.325
  • US IF WE ACTUALLY SAW WHAT GODMEDITATED ON.
  • 00:14:29.325 --> 00:14:32.995
  • MEDITATED ON.HE ACTUALLY DWELLS, THINKS,
  • 00:14:32.995 --> 00:14:34.530
  • HE ACTUALLY DWELLS, THINKS,PLANS FOR LONG BEFORE WE WERE
  • 00:14:34.530 --> 00:14:35.397
  • PLANS FOR LONG BEFORE WE WEREEVER CREATED, WHICH IS
  • 00:14:35.397 --> 00:14:37.833
  • EVER CREATED, WHICH ISFASCINATING THAT BEFORE HE
  • 00:14:37.833 --> 00:14:40.202
  • FASCINATING THAT BEFORE HECREATED MAN, WHO WOULD SIN,
  • 00:14:40.202 --> 00:14:41.804
  • CREATED MAN, WHO WOULD SIN,JESUS, THE LAMB OF GOD, WAS
  • 00:14:41.804 --> 00:14:43.339
  • JESUS, THE LAMB OF GOD, WASPREPARED TO DIE.
  • 00:14:43.339 --> 00:14:45.441
  • PREPARED TO DIE.HE HAD AN ANSWER BEFORE THERE
  • 00:14:45.441 --> 00:14:48.477
  • HE HAD AN ANSWER BEFORE THEREWAS A PROBLEM.
  • 00:14:48.477 --> 00:14:49.144
  • WAS A PROBLEM.TO THINK CONSISTENTLY WITH WHAT
  • 00:14:49.144 --> 00:14:52.114
  • TO THINK CONSISTENTLY WITH WHATGOD SAYS...IS LIKE...IS, LIKE,
  • 00:14:52.114 --> 00:14:53.716
  • GOD SAYS...IS LIKE...IS, LIKE,REALLY, THE MARK OF MATURITY
  • 00:14:53.716 --> 00:14:56.018
  • REALLY, THE MARK OF MATURITYFOR A BELIEVER.
  • 00:14:56.018 --> 00:15:01.323
  • FOR A BELIEVER.IT'S CALLED THE MIND OF CHRIST.
  • 00:15:01.323 --> 00:15:07.496
  • IT'S CALLED THE MIND OF CHRIST.IT'S THE REASON THAT I, UH...
  • 00:15:07.496 --> 00:15:08.597
  • IT'S THE REASON THAT I, UH...THAT I CARRY THE PROMISES OF
  • 00:15:08.597 --> 00:15:09.631
  • THAT I CARRY THE PROMISES OFGOD, THE PROPHETIC WORDS -- ALL
  • 00:15:09.631 --> 00:15:11.433
  • GOD, THE PROPHETIC WORDS -- ALLTHESE THINGS ABOUT MY LIFE,
  • 00:15:11.433 --> 00:15:12.701
  • THESE THINGS ABOUT MY LIFE,ABOUT MY FAMILY, ABOUT BETHEL.
  • 00:15:12.701 --> 00:15:14.370
  • ABOUT MY FAMILY, ABOUT BETHEL.I CARRY THESE THINGS WITH ME
  • 00:15:14.370 --> 00:15:15.571
  • I CARRY THESE THINGS WITH MEALL THE TIME.
  • 00:15:15.571 --> 00:15:17.840
  • ALL THE TIME.I REVIEW THEM REGULARLY.
  • 00:15:17.840 --> 00:15:19.641
  • I REVIEW THEM REGULARLY.BECAUSE I JUST CAN'T AFFORD TO
  • 00:15:19.641 --> 00:15:22.711
  • BECAUSE I JUST CAN'T AFFORD TOTHINK THINGS HE'S NOT THINKING.
  • 00:15:22.711 --> 00:15:23.679
  • THINK THINGS HE'S NOT THINKING.I GET INTO TROUBLE EVERY
  • 00:15:23.679 --> 00:15:24.613
  • I GET INTO TROUBLE EVERYTIME I DO.
  • 00:15:24.613 --> 00:15:25.681
  • TIME I DO.EVERY TIME I START ENTERTAINING
  • 00:15:25.681 --> 00:15:26.982
  • EVERY TIME I START ENTERTAININGTHOUGHTS, VALUES, PERCEPTIONS
  • 00:15:26.982 --> 00:15:28.784
  • THOUGHTS, VALUES, PERCEPTIONSTHAT ARE NOT HIS, THEY
  • 00:15:28.784 --> 00:15:31.086
  • THAT ARE NOT HIS, THEYLEAD TO PROBLEMS.
  • 00:15:31.086 --> 00:15:32.955
  • LEAD TO PROBLEMS.THEY LEAD TO DEATH.
  • 00:15:32.955 --> 00:15:33.922
  • THEY LEAD TO DEATH.THEY LEAD TO CONFLICT AND ALL
  • 00:15:33.922 --> 00:15:35.124
  • THEY LEAD TO CONFLICT AND ALLTHE JUNK.
  • 00:15:35.124 --> 00:15:36.959
  • THE JUNK.SO, THE MIND OF CHRIST IS THAT
  • 00:15:36.959 --> 00:15:39.261
  • SO, THE MIND OF CHRIST IS THATMIND THAT IS SET ON THE WELFARE
  • 00:15:39.261 --> 00:15:40.629
  • MIND THAT IS SET ON THE WELFAREOF THE PEOPLE OF GOD.
  • 00:15:40.629 --> 00:15:43.699
  • OF THE PEOPLE OF GOD.I DON'T MEAN LIVING IN A PALACE
  • 00:15:43.699 --> 00:15:44.266
  • I DON'T MEAN LIVING IN A PALACESOMEWHERE.
  • 00:15:44.266 --> 00:15:44.867
  • SOMEWHERE.I'M TALKING ABOUT THE
  • 00:15:44.867 --> 00:15:46.035
  • I'M TALKING ABOUT THEWELL-BEING.
  • 00:15:46.035 --> 00:15:46.602
  • WELL-BEING.IT'S THE FACT THAT WE
  • 00:15:46.602 --> 00:15:49.038
  • IT'S THE FACT THAT WETRULY LIVE IN THE PROSPERITY OF
  • 00:15:49.038 --> 00:15:51.340
  • TRULY LIVE IN THE PROSPERITY OFSOUL UNTIL WE REIGN IN LIFE,
  • 00:15:51.340 --> 00:15:54.243
  • SOUL UNTIL WE REIGN IN LIFE,WHERE THE ISSUES OF LIFE THAT
  • 00:15:54.243 --> 00:15:55.444
  • WHERE THE ISSUES OF LIFE THATUSED TO BEAT US DOWN -- THEY
  • 00:15:55.444 --> 00:15:58.514
  • USED TO BEAT US DOWN -- THEYDON'T ANYMORE; WE MASTERED THEM.
  • 00:15:58.514 --> 00:15:59.381
  • DON'T ANYMORE; WE MASTERED THEM.AND THE LORD USES YOUR PERSONAL
  • 00:15:59.381 --> 00:16:00.315
  • AND THE LORD USES YOUR PERSONALVICTORY TO TESTIFY OF HIS
  • 00:16:00.315 --> 00:16:02.885
  • VICTORY TO TESTIFY OF HISGRACE, TO DRAW PEOPLE TO THIS
  • 00:16:02.885 --> 00:16:04.353
  • GRACE, TO DRAW PEOPLE TO THISPERFECT FATHER.
  • 00:16:04.353 --> 00:16:06.522
  • PERFECT FATHER.IT'S THE WHOLE PRAYER OF
  • 00:16:06.522 --> 00:16:07.189
  • IT'S THE WHOLE PRAYER OFBLESSING SO THAT PEOPLE WOULD
  • 00:16:07.189 --> 00:16:10.759
  • BLESSING SO THAT PEOPLE WOULDKNOW WHAT HE'S LIKE.
  • 00:16:10.759 --> 00:16:11.794
  • KNOW WHAT HE'S LIKE.THAT'S WHY THAT
  • 00:16:11.794 --> 00:16:13.695
  • THAT'S WHY THATINTERNAL VICTORY IS
  • 00:16:13.695 --> 00:16:14.263
  • INTERNAL VICTORY ISSO CRITICAL.
  • 00:16:14.263 --> 00:16:14.797
  • SO CRITICAL.THE BATTLE FOR THE MIND.
  • 00:16:14.797 --> 00:16:17.366
  • THE BATTLE FOR THE MIND.WHY?
  • 00:16:17.366 --> 00:16:18.233
  • WHY?'CAUSE IT POSITIONS US TO THINK
  • 00:16:18.233 --> 00:16:18.834
  • 'CAUSE IT POSITIONS US TO THINKWITH HIM AND TO RELEASE WHAT
  • 00:16:18.834 --> 00:16:19.735
  • WITH HIM AND TO RELEASE WHATHE'S SAYING INTO THE EARTH.
  • 00:16:19.735 --> 00:16:22.905
  • HE'S SAYING INTO THE EARTH.IT'S HUGE.
  • 00:16:22.905 --> 00:16:26.008
  • IT'S HUGE.THE THIRD AREA WHERE
  • 00:16:26.008 --> 00:16:29.511
  • THE THIRD AREA WHEREWE ILLUSTRATE THIS LIFE OF
  • 00:16:29.511 --> 00:16:31.980
  • WE ILLUSTRATE THIS LIFE OFREIGNING IS IN RELATIONSHIPS.
  • 00:16:31.980 --> 00:16:33.115
  • REIGNING IS IN RELATIONSHIPS.I...(CHUCKLING)...I SAW...
  • 00:16:33.115 --> 00:16:34.316
  • I...(CHUCKLING)...I SAW...SOMEBODY HAD A --
  • 00:16:34.316 --> 00:16:36.151
  • SOMEBODY HAD A --IT WAS ACTUALLY-- I THOUGHT IT
  • 00:16:36.151 --> 00:16:36.652
  • IT WAS ACTUALLY-- I THOUGHT ITWAS A CARTOON.
  • 00:16:36.652 --> 00:16:37.753
  • WAS A CARTOON.IT WAS A T-SHIRT THAT SAID
  • 00:16:37.753 --> 00:16:38.687
  • IT WAS A T-SHIRT THAT SAIDSOMETHING LIKE: "I'M A PASTOR.
  • 00:16:38.687 --> 00:16:39.922
  • SOMETHING LIKE: "I'M A PASTOR.LET'S TALK."
  • 00:16:39.922 --> 00:16:40.422
  • LET'S TALK."YOU KNOW.
  • 00:16:40.422 --> 00:16:41.490
  • YOU KNOW.THAT'S 'CAUSE HE DIDN'T WANT
  • 00:16:41.490 --> 00:16:42.291
  • THAT'S 'CAUSE HE DIDN'T WANTANYONE TO TALK TO HIM WHEN HE
  • 00:16:42.291 --> 00:16:43.492
  • ANYONE TO TALK TO HIM WHEN HEGOT ON THE PLANE.
  • 00:16:43.492 --> 00:16:43.959
  • GOT ON THE PLANE.YOU KNOW, HE JUST...
  • 00:16:43.959 --> 00:16:44.326
  • YOU KNOW, HE JUST...[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:44.326 --> 00:16:45.761
  • [LAUGHTER]...WEAR THE...
  • 00:16:45.761 --> 00:16:46.862
  • ...WEAR THE...[DISSOLVES INTO LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:46.862 --> 00:16:49.598
  • [DISSOLVES INTO LAUGHTER][ALL LAUGHING]
  • 00:16:49.598 --> 00:16:50.199
  • [ALL LAUGHING](CHUCKLING) WHICH I THINK IS
  • 00:16:50.199 --> 00:16:50.599
  • (CHUCKLING) WHICH I THINK ISVERY FUNNY.
  • 00:16:50.599 --> 00:16:52.468
  • VERY FUNNY.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:52.468 --> 00:16:55.304
  • [LAUGHTER]LET ME BE REALLY HONEST:
  • 00:16:55.304 --> 00:16:57.973
  • LET ME BE REALLY HONEST:I VALUE ALONE TIME.
  • 00:16:57.973 --> 00:16:59.675
  • I VALUE ALONE TIME.I REALLY VALUE ALONE TIME,
  • 00:16:59.675 --> 00:17:00.242
  • I REALLY VALUE ALONE TIME,WHERE I CAN JUST SETTLE MY
  • 00:17:00.242 --> 00:17:00.943
  • WHERE I CAN JUST SETTLE MYTHOUGHTS.
  • 00:17:00.943 --> 00:17:01.777
  • THOUGHTS.IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT.
  • 00:17:01.777 --> 00:17:03.112
  • IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT.I STAY SANE BY PROTECTING
  • 00:17:03.112 --> 00:17:05.314
  • I STAY SANE BY PROTECTINGMY ALONE TIME.
  • 00:17:05.314 --> 00:17:07.683
  • MY ALONE TIME.BUT I THRIVE ON TOGETHER TIME.
  • 00:17:07.683 --> 00:17:11.687
  • BUT I THRIVE ON TOGETHER TIME.I TRAVEL ALL OVER THE WORLD.
  • 00:17:11.687 --> 00:17:14.089
  • I TRAVEL ALL OVER THE WORLD.AND, OFTENTIMES, I WILL
  • 00:17:14.089 --> 00:17:15.891
  • AND, OFTENTIMES, I WILLHAVE TEAMS WITH ME -- 10, 12,
  • 00:17:15.891 --> 00:17:17.659
  • HAVE TEAMS WITH ME -- 10, 12,SOMETIMES 15 PEOPLE OR MORE.
  • 00:17:17.659 --> 00:17:20.429
  • SOMETIMES 15 PEOPLE OR MORE.AND, MY FAVORITE TIME OF EVERY
  • 00:17:20.429 --> 00:17:22.865
  • AND, MY FAVORITE TIME OF EVERYTRIP IS WHEN I GET TO SIT DOWN
  • 00:17:22.865 --> 00:17:23.465
  • TRIP IS WHEN I GET TO SIT DOWNWITH THAT TEAM AND JUST SPEND
  • 00:17:23.465 --> 00:17:24.733
  • WITH THAT TEAM AND JUST SPENDAN HOUR, TWO HOURS IN STARBUCKS
  • 00:17:24.733 --> 00:17:26.435
  • AN HOUR, TWO HOURS IN STARBUCKSOR IN A CHURCH OFFICE
  • 00:17:26.435 --> 00:17:28.337
  • OR IN A CHURCH OFFICESOMEWHERE, WHATEVER, AND JUST
  • 00:17:28.337 --> 00:17:29.838
  • SOMEWHERE, WHATEVER, AND JUSTHAVE THAT TIME TO DIALOGUE.
  • 00:17:29.838 --> 00:17:31.940
  • HAVE THAT TIME TO DIALOGUE.I LOVE...TOGETHER TIME.
  • 00:17:31.940 --> 00:17:35.811
  • I LOVE...TOGETHER TIME.AND, UNITY IS ONLY POSSIBLE
  • 00:17:35.811 --> 00:17:37.746
  • AND, UNITY IS ONLY POSSIBLEWHEN THERE IS DIVERSITY.
  • 00:17:37.746 --> 00:17:39.648
  • WHEN THERE IS DIVERSITY.UNITY WITHOUT DIVERSITY
  • 00:17:39.648 --> 00:17:41.950
  • UNITY WITHOUT DIVERSITYIS UNIFORMITY.
  • 00:17:41.950 --> 00:17:44.286
  • IS UNIFORMITY.AND THAT'S NOT THE SAME.
  • 00:17:44.286 --> 00:17:45.420
  • AND THAT'S NOT THE SAME.IT'S NOT GOOD THAT WE ALL LOOK
  • 00:17:45.420 --> 00:17:46.889
  • IT'S NOT GOOD THAT WE ALL LOOKALIKE, ACT ALIKE.
  • 00:17:46.889 --> 00:17:48.323
  • ALIKE, ACT ALIKE.WE WANNA HAVE THE SAME KINGDOM
  • 00:17:48.323 --> 00:17:50.092
  • WE WANNA HAVE THE SAME KINGDOMVALUES, BUT THERE'S UNIQUE
  • 00:17:50.092 --> 00:17:51.994
  • VALUES, BUT THERE'S UNIQUEEXPRESSION THROUGH EVERY GIFT,
  • 00:17:51.994 --> 00:17:53.495
  • EXPRESSION THROUGH EVERY GIFT,THROUGH EVERY POSITION, THROUGH
  • 00:17:53.495 --> 00:17:55.130
  • THROUGH EVERY POSITION, THROUGHOUR HISTORY, OUR BACKGROUNDS,
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:58.233
  • OUR HISTORY, OUR BACKGROUNDS,OUR UPBRINGING,
  • 00:17:58.233 --> 00:17:59.535
  • OUR UPBRINGING,OUR NATIONALITIES.
  • 00:17:59.535 --> 00:18:00.469
  • OUR NATIONALITIES.ALL THOSE THINGS ARE TO BE
  • 00:18:00.469 --> 00:18:03.739
  • ALL THOSE THINGS ARE TO BECELEBRATED AND PROTECTED.
  • 00:18:03.739 --> 00:18:04.339
  • CELEBRATED AND PROTECTED.THAT UNIQUENESS IS NOT
  • 00:18:04.339 --> 00:18:06.642
  • THAT UNIQUENESS IS NOTA PROBLEM, UNLESS IT CONFLICTS
  • 00:18:06.642 --> 00:18:09.311
  • A PROBLEM, UNLESS IT CONFLICTSWITH KINGDOM VALUES.
  • 00:18:09.311 --> 00:18:12.114
  • WITH KINGDOM VALUES.THEN, WE ADJUST TO WHAT GOD IS
  • 00:18:12.114 --> 00:18:13.515
  • THEN, WE ADJUST TO WHAT GOD ISSAYING, WHAT GOD IS DOING.
  • 00:18:13.515 --> 00:18:14.683
  • SAYING, WHAT GOD IS DOING.BUT THE POINT IS IS THAT WE
  • 00:18:14.683 --> 00:18:16.251
  • BUT THE POINT IS IS THAT WEWERE DESIGNED TO BE TOGETHER.
  • 00:18:16.251 --> 00:18:17.786
  • WERE DESIGNED TO BE TOGETHER.YOU KNOW, IT WOULD BE HORRIBLE
  • 00:18:17.786 --> 00:18:18.854
  • YOU KNOW, IT WOULD BE HORRIBLEIF MY ENTIRE BODY WAS ONE
  • 00:18:18.854 --> 00:18:20.689
  • IF MY ENTIRE BODY WAS ONEBIG TOE.
  • 00:18:20.689 --> 00:18:21.990
  • BIG TOE.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:21.990 --> 00:18:22.891
  • [LAUGHTER]IT'S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE.
  • 00:18:22.891 --> 00:18:23.792
  • IT'S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE.IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE
  • 00:18:23.792 --> 00:18:25.227
  • IT'S SUPPOSED TO BEUNIQUE -- EVERY MEMBER.
  • 00:18:25.227 --> 00:18:26.261
  • UNIQUE -- EVERY MEMBER.BUT HERE'S THE CRAZY THING IS
  • 00:18:26.261 --> 00:18:27.829
  • BUT HERE'S THE CRAZY THING ISEVERY MEMBER CONTRIBUTES TO
  • 00:18:27.829 --> 00:18:30.332
  • EVERY MEMBER CONTRIBUTES TOTHE NEXT MEMBER.
  • 00:18:30.332 --> 00:18:31.567
  • THE NEXT MEMBER.IN OTHER WORD-- IN FACT, THE
  • 00:18:31.567 --> 00:18:33.635
  • IN OTHER WORD-- IN FACT, THEBIBLE SAYS THERE'S LIFE IN
  • 00:18:33.635 --> 00:18:36.405
  • BIBLE SAYS THERE'S LIFE INWHICH EVERY JOINT SUPPLIES.
  • 00:18:36.405 --> 00:18:37.439
  • WHICH EVERY JOINT SUPPLIES.SO, THERE'S ACTUALLY THE
  • 00:18:37.439 --> 00:18:38.774
  • SO, THERE'S ACTUALLY THERELEASE OF LIFE IN EVERY POINT
  • 00:18:38.774 --> 00:18:40.576
  • RELEASE OF LIFE IN EVERY POINTWHERE THERE'S A CONNECTION.
  • 00:18:40.576 --> 00:18:42.211
  • WHERE THERE'S A CONNECTION.AND, THE BODY OF CHRIST IS
  • 00:18:42.211 --> 00:18:44.713
  • AND, THE BODY OF CHRIST ISDESIGNED THAT WAY.
  • 00:18:44.713 --> 00:18:45.847
  • DESIGNED THAT WAY.AND SO, THERE'S-- THERE'S THIS
  • 00:18:45.847 --> 00:18:47.216
  • AND SO, THERE'S-- THERE'S THISWHOLE CONCEPT, IF YOU WILL, OF
  • 00:18:47.216 --> 00:18:49.284
  • WHOLE CONCEPT, IF YOU WILL, OFMAKING SURE THAT WE KEEP
  • 00:18:49.284 --> 00:18:50.819
  • MAKING SURE THAT WE KEEPCONNECTIONS HONEST, KEEP THE
  • 00:18:50.819 --> 00:18:51.887
  • CONNECTIONS HONEST, KEEP THECONNECTIONS OPEN.
  • 00:18:51.887 --> 00:18:53.855
  • CONNECTIONS OPEN.AND, IN A WAY, THE WAY WE REIGN
  • 00:18:53.855 --> 00:18:55.724
  • AND, IN A WAY, THE WAY WE REIGNIN LIFE IS TO NAVIGATE
  • 00:18:55.724 --> 00:18:57.159
  • IN LIFE IS TO NAVIGATERELATIONSHIPS WELL.
  • 00:18:57.159 --> 00:18:58.927
  • RELATIONSHIPS WELL.YOU DON'T GET TO JUST DECIDE:
  • 00:18:58.927 --> 00:19:00.162
  • YOU DON'T GET TO JUST DECIDE:"ALL RIGHT, I'VE DECIDED
  • 00:19:00.162 --> 00:19:01.063
  • "ALL RIGHT, I'VE DECIDEDI'M NOT GOING TO BE
  • 00:19:01.063 --> 00:19:01.597
  • I'M NOT GOING TO BECRITICIZED ANYMORE."
  • 00:19:01.597 --> 00:19:03.599
  • CRITICIZED ANYMORE."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:03.599 --> 00:19:04.466
  • [LAUGHTER]IF-- IF ONLY THAT WERE
  • 00:19:04.466 --> 00:19:05.133
  • IF-- IF ONLY THAT WEREPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:19:05.133 --> 00:19:06.068
  • POSSIBLE.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:06.068 --> 00:19:06.835
  • [LAUGHTER]OR, WE COULD SAY: "YOU KNOW
  • 00:19:06.835 --> 00:19:08.103
  • OR, WE COULD SAY: "YOU KNOWWHAT?
  • 00:19:08.103 --> 00:19:08.737
  • WHAT?I WAS BETRAYED, BUT IT'S NEVER
  • 00:19:08.737 --> 00:19:09.238
  • I WAS BETRAYED, BUT IT'S NEVERGONNA HAPPEN AGAIN.
  • 00:19:09.238 --> 00:19:09.805
  • GONNA HAPPEN AGAIN.I'LL NEVER"--
  • 00:19:09.805 --> 00:19:10.772
  • I'LL NEVER"--NO.
  • 00:19:10.772 --> 00:19:12.074
  • NO.YOU DON'T GET TO CHOOSE THAT.
  • 00:19:12.074 --> 00:19:13.008
  • YOU DON'T GET TO CHOOSE THAT.YOU CAN CHOOSE TO HAVE IT NOT
  • 00:19:13.008 --> 00:19:14.243
  • YOU CAN CHOOSE TO HAVE IT NOTAFFECT YOU, BUT THE ONLY WAY
  • 00:19:14.243 --> 00:19:14.910
  • AFFECT YOU, BUT THE ONLY WAYYOU CAN DO THAT IS PROTECT
  • 00:19:14.910 --> 00:19:17.012
  • YOU CAN DO THAT IS PROTECTYOURSELF FROM LOVE.
  • 00:19:17.012 --> 00:19:18.413
  • YOURSELF FROM LOVE.SO, IF I INSULATE MYSELF
  • 00:19:18.413 --> 00:19:20.015
  • SO, IF I INSULATE MYSELFSO MUCH, WHERE NOBODY CAN HURT
  • 00:19:20.015 --> 00:19:21.817
  • SO MUCH, WHERE NOBODY CAN HURTME, WELL, THEN, NOBODY CAN LOVE
  • 00:19:21.817 --> 00:19:23.385
  • ME, WELL, THEN, NOBODY CAN LOVEME, EITHER.
  • 00:19:23.385 --> 00:19:24.519
  • ME, EITHER.AND SO, TO BE VULNERABLE IN
  • 00:19:24.519 --> 00:19:25.921
  • AND SO, TO BE VULNERABLE INLIFE, TO EXPERIENCE LIFE
  • 00:19:25.921 --> 00:19:26.788
  • LIFE, TO EXPERIENCE LIFETOGETHER MEANS: I WILL
  • 00:19:26.788 --> 00:19:28.090
  • TOGETHER MEANS: I WILLEXPERIENCE PAIN.
  • 00:19:28.090 --> 00:19:29.558
  • EXPERIENCE PAIN.SO, THE WAY I DEMONSTRATE
  • 00:19:29.558 --> 00:19:30.759
  • SO, THE WAY I DEMONSTRATEREIGNING IN LIFE IS HOW I
  • 00:19:30.759 --> 00:19:32.160
  • REIGNING IN LIFE IS HOW INAVIGATE DISAPPOINTMENT
  • 00:19:32.160 --> 00:19:33.562
  • NAVIGATE DISAPPOINTMENTAND LOSS.
  • 00:19:33.562 --> 00:19:34.896
  • AND LOSS.IT'S HOW YOU NAVIGATE IT.
  • 00:19:34.896 --> 00:19:36.832
  • IT'S HOW YOU NAVIGATE IT.I DON'T GET TO CHOOSE WHETHER
  • 00:19:36.832 --> 00:19:37.966
  • I DON'T GET TO CHOOSE WHETHEROR NOT I'M GONNA BE CRITICIZED,
  • 00:19:37.966 --> 00:19:38.834
  • OR NOT I'M GONNA BE CRITICIZED,OR REJECTED, OR EMBRACED,
  • 00:19:38.834 --> 00:19:40.168
  • OR REJECTED, OR EMBRACED,OR LOVED.
  • 00:19:40.168 --> 00:19:41.737
  • OR LOVED.I DON'T GET TO CHOOSE THAT.
  • 00:19:41.737 --> 00:19:43.472
  • I DON'T GET TO CHOOSE THAT.I GET TO CHOOSE HOW I NAVIGATE
  • 00:19:43.472 --> 00:19:46.041
  • I GET TO CHOOSE HOW I NAVIGATEWHAT'S BEEN THROWN AT ME.
  • 00:19:46.041 --> 00:19:47.476
  • WHAT'S BEEN THROWN AT ME.I USED THE ILLUSTRATION A COUPLE
  • 00:19:47.476 --> 00:19:49.478
  • I USED THE ILLUSTRATION A COUPLEWEEKS AGO -- THE WHOLE
  • 00:19:49.478 --> 00:19:50.412
  • WEEKS AGO -- THE WHOLEADVERSE WINDS.
  • 00:19:50.412 --> 00:19:51.680
  • ADVERSE WINDS.A SAILBOAT, BY ATTACKING, BY
  • 00:19:51.680 --> 00:19:52.981
  • A SAILBOAT, BY ATTACKING, BYUSING THE SAIL AND THE
  • 00:19:52.981 --> 00:19:53.949
  • USING THE SAIL AND THERUDDER CAN ACTUALLY ADVANCE
  • 00:19:53.949 --> 00:19:57.552
  • RUDDER CAN ACTUALLY ADVANCEAGAINST THE WIND.
  • 00:19:57.552 --> 00:19:58.754
  • AGAINST THE WIND.AND, OFTENTIMES, OUR DESTINY IS
  • 00:19:58.754 --> 00:19:59.421
  • AND, OFTENTIMES, OUR DESTINY ISIN THE DIRECTION OF
  • 00:19:59.421 --> 00:20:00.722
  • IN THE DIRECTION OFADVERSE WINDS.
  • 00:20:00.722 --> 00:20:02.324
  • ADVERSE WINDS.AND THE LORD IS SIMPLY INVITING
  • 00:20:02.324 --> 00:20:04.726
  • AND THE LORD IS SIMPLY INVITINGUS TO NAVIGATE RELATIONSHIPS IN
  • 00:20:04.726 --> 00:20:05.927
  • US TO NAVIGATE RELATIONSHIPS INA WAY WHERE NO MATTER WHAT
  • 00:20:05.927 --> 00:20:07.696
  • A WAY WHERE NO MATTER WHATCOMES AT YOU, YOU ACTUALLY ARE
  • 00:20:07.696 --> 00:20:09.298
  • COMES AT YOU, YOU ACTUALLY AREMAKING PROGRESS.
  • 00:20:09.298 --> 00:20:12.134
  • MAKING PROGRESS.AND, SOMETIMES, A STRENGTH IS
  • 00:20:12.134 --> 00:20:13.435
  • AND, SOMETIMES, A STRENGTH ISDEVELOPED BY MAKING PROGRESS IN
  • 00:20:13.435 --> 00:20:15.671
  • DEVELOPED BY MAKING PROGRESS INADVERSITY THAT GIVES US THE
  • 00:20:15.671 --> 00:20:18.740
  • ADVERSITY THAT GIVES US THEMATURITY TO LIVE IN THE
  • 00:20:18.740 --> 00:20:19.641
  • MATURITY TO LIVE IN THEPROMISED LAND, ONCE WE ENTER
  • 00:20:19.641 --> 00:20:20.542
  • PROMISED LAND, ONCE WE ENTERIT, TO LIVE IN IT WITH
  • 00:20:20.542 --> 00:20:25.147
  • IT, TO LIVE IN IT WITHMATURITY.
  • 00:20:25.147 --> 00:20:25.814
  • MATURITY.IN OTHER WORDS, WE DON'T HANDLE
  • 00:20:25.814 --> 00:20:26.448
  • IN OTHER WORDS, WE DON'T HANDLEIT CARE-- CARELESSLY AND LOSE
  • 00:20:26.448 --> 00:20:27.115
  • IT CARE-- CARELESSLY AND LOSEWHAT GOD ACTUALLY RELEASED
  • 00:20:27.115 --> 00:20:27.649
  • WHAT GOD ACTUALLY RELEASEDTO US.
  • 00:20:27.649 --> 00:20:29.618
  • TO US.SO, THERE'S A RELATIONAL--
  • 00:20:29.618 --> 00:20:30.585
  • SO, THERE'S A RELATIONAL--THE LAST THING THAT I'LL
  • 00:20:30.585 --> 00:20:31.653
  • THE LAST THING THAT I'LLMENTION ABOUT REIGNING
  • 00:20:31.653 --> 00:20:32.521
  • MENTION ABOUT REIGNINGIN LIFE IS MONEY --
  • 00:20:32.521 --> 00:20:34.022
  • IN LIFE IS MONEY --MONEY ITSELF.
  • 00:20:34.022 --> 00:20:36.358
  • MONEY ITSELF.MONEY'S NOT EVIL IN ITSELF.
  • 00:20:36.358 --> 00:20:38.593
  • MONEY'S NOT EVIL IN ITSELF.JESUS SAID THE LOVE OF
  • 00:20:38.593 --> 00:20:40.095
  • JESUS SAID THE LOVE OFMONEY'S THE ROOT OF EVIL.
  • 00:20:40.095 --> 00:20:42.831
  • MONEY'S THE ROOT OF EVIL.LEARNING HOW TO NAVIGATE
  • 00:20:42.831 --> 00:20:44.266
  • LEARNING HOW TO NAVIGATEFINANCES IS SUCH A BIG DEAL.
  • 00:20:44.266 --> 00:20:45.701
  • FINANCES IS SUCH A BIG DEAL.BECAUSE IT'S A PROBLEM FOR
  • 00:20:45.701 --> 00:20:48.503
  • BECAUSE IT'S A PROBLEM FORPEOPLE, IT'S A PROBLEM FOR
  • 00:20:48.503 --> 00:20:50.272
  • PEOPLE, IT'S A PROBLEM FORMINISTRIES, IT'S A TABOO
  • 00:20:50.272 --> 00:20:51.973
  • MINISTRIES, IT'S A TABOOSUBJECT FOR SO MANY.
  • 00:20:51.973 --> 00:20:53.709
  • SUBJECT FOR SO MANY.THERE'S BEEN SO MANY ABUSES
  • 00:20:53.709 --> 00:20:55.544
  • THERE'S BEEN SO MANY ABUSESAND SO MUCH JUNK THAT'S
  • 00:20:55.544 --> 00:20:57.379
  • AND SO MUCH JUNK THAT'SGONE ON IN JESUS' NAME, IN THE
  • 00:20:57.379 --> 00:20:58.480
  • GONE ON IN JESUS' NAME, IN THEAREA OF MONEY, THAT THERE'S
  • 00:20:58.480 --> 00:20:59.981
  • AREA OF MONEY, THAT THERE'SJUST, LIKE, "HANDS OFF --
  • 00:20:59.981 --> 00:21:01.249
  • JUST, LIKE, "HANDS OFF --DON'T WANNA TOUCH IT,
  • 00:21:01.249 --> 00:21:02.117
  • DON'T WANNA TOUCH IT,DON'T WANNA TALK ABOUT IT,"
  • 00:21:02.117 --> 00:21:03.118
  • DON'T WANNA TALK ABOUT IT,"ALL THROUGH THE CHURCH.
  • 00:21:03.118 --> 00:21:04.152
  • ALL THROUGH THE CHURCH.BUT WE'VE GOTTA TALK ABOUT IT,
  • 00:21:04.152 --> 00:21:05.387
  • BUT WE'VE GOTTA TALK ABOUT IT,'CAUSE IT'S PART OF LIFE.
  • 00:21:05.387 --> 00:21:06.321
  • 'CAUSE IT'S PART OF LIFE.SO, THERE'S FOUR THINGS I'LL
  • 00:21:06.321 --> 00:21:07.522
  • SO, THERE'S FOUR THINGS I'LLMENTION TO YOU ABOUT MONEY.
  • 00:21:07.522 --> 00:21:12.127
  • MENTION TO YOU ABOUT MONEY.THE FIRST ONE IS GENEROSITY.
  • 00:21:12.127 --> 00:21:12.794
  • THE FIRST ONE IS GENEROSITY.GENEROSITY IS THE FIRST STEP IN
  • 00:21:12.794 --> 00:21:13.428
  • GENEROSITY IS THE FIRST STEP INKINGDOM FINANCES.
  • 00:21:13.428 --> 00:21:15.831
  • KINGDOM FINANCES.IT JUST IS.
  • 00:21:15.831 --> 00:21:17.699
  • IT JUST IS.YOU JUST-- YOU KNOW, EVERYTHING
  • 00:21:17.699 --> 00:21:19.201
  • YOU JUST-- YOU KNOW, EVERYTHINGTHAT GOD MADE GIVES AND GIVES
  • 00:21:19.201 --> 00:21:20.202
  • THAT GOD MADE GIVES AND GIVESNATURALLY.
  • 00:21:20.202 --> 00:21:21.403
  • NATURALLY.MAN IS THE ONLY ONE THAT
  • 00:21:21.403 --> 00:21:22.337
  • MAN IS THE ONLY ONE THATHAS AN OPTION.
  • 00:21:22.337 --> 00:21:23.705
  • HAS AN OPTION.SUN GIVES LIGHT.
  • 00:21:23.705 --> 00:21:24.940
  • SUN GIVES LIGHT.LEAVES GIVES OXYGEN.
  • 00:21:24.940 --> 00:21:26.074
  • LEAVES GIVES OXYGEN.EVERYTHING WAS CREATED TO
  • 00:21:26.074 --> 00:21:27.509
  • EVERYTHING WAS CREATED TOCONTRIBUTE, BUT WE ALONE HAVE
  • 00:21:27.509 --> 00:21:31.079
  • CONTRIBUTE, BUT WE ALONE HAVEOPTIONS.
  • 00:21:31.079 --> 00:21:32.347
  • OPTIONS.AND, TO STEP INTO HIS DESIGN,
  • 00:21:32.347 --> 00:21:34.216
  • AND, TO STEP INTO HIS DESIGN,GIVE-- LIVING IN A PLACE WHERE
  • 00:21:34.216 --> 00:21:36.017
  • GIVE-- LIVING IN A PLACE WHEREWE ARE CONSTANTLY CONTRIBUTING
  • 00:21:36.017 --> 00:21:37.386
  • WE ARE CONSTANTLY CONTRIBUTINGTO THE LIVES OF PEOPLE AROUND
  • 00:21:37.386 --> 00:21:38.353
  • TO THE LIVES OF PEOPLE AROUNDUS, INCLUDING MONEY, BUT GIVING
  • 00:21:38.353 --> 00:21:40.021
  • US, INCLUDING MONEY, BUT GIVINGOURSELVES--
  • 00:21:40.021 --> 00:21:41.656
  • OURSELVES--MONEY JUST REPRESENTS WHO WE
  • 00:21:41.656 --> 00:21:43.291
  • MONEY JUST REPRESENTS WHO WEARE -- OUR GIFTS, OUR TIME, OUR
  • 00:21:43.291 --> 00:21:44.292
  • ARE -- OUR GIFTS, OUR TIME, OURABILITY -- WHAT WE'RE PAID FOR.
  • 00:21:44.292 --> 00:21:46.528
  • ABILITY -- WHAT WE'RE PAID FOR.SO...
  • 00:21:46.528 --> 00:21:48.397
  • SO......GIVING OF OURSELVES TO
  • 00:21:48.397 --> 00:21:49.564
  • ...GIVING OF OURSELVES TOIMPROVE PEOPLE'S LIVES.
  • 00:21:49.564 --> 00:21:52.267
  • IMPROVE PEOPLE'S LIVES.SO, ISSUE OF GENEROSITY'S HUGE.
  • 00:21:52.267 --> 00:21:53.602
  • SO, ISSUE OF GENEROSITY'S HUGE.THE SECOND ONE IS CONTENTMENT.
  • 00:21:53.602 --> 00:21:57.305
  • THE SECOND ONE IS CONTENTMENT.[EXHALES]
  • 00:21:57.305 --> 00:21:57.973
  • [EXHALES]I WANNA SEE EVERYBODY
  • 00:21:57.973 --> 00:21:59.007
  • I WANNA SEE EVERYBODYJUST PROSPER, INCREASE,
  • 00:21:59.007 --> 00:22:00.509
  • JUST PROSPER, INCREASE,PROMOTIONS -- ALL THIS STUFF.
  • 00:22:00.509 --> 00:22:02.811
  • PROMOTIONS -- ALL THIS STUFF.BUT OUR PROBLEM IS WE LIVE
  • 00:22:02.811 --> 00:22:03.979
  • BUT OUR PROBLEM IS WE LIVEIN A CULTURE WHERE IF
  • 00:22:03.979 --> 00:22:07.716
  • IN A CULTURE WHERE IFAN ATHLETE SIGNS A
  • 00:22:07.716 --> 00:22:11.052
  • AN ATHLETE SIGNS A$20-MILLION-A-YEAR CONTRACT,
  • 00:22:11.052 --> 00:22:11.686
  • $20-MILLION-A-YEAR CONTRACT,THEN THE NEWS DOES THIS THING
  • 00:22:11.686 --> 00:22:12.854
  • THEN THE NEWS DOES THIS THINGON THE HOUSE THEY BOUGHT AND
  • 00:22:12.854 --> 00:22:13.588
  • ON THE HOUSE THEY BOUGHT ANDALL THIS STUFF.
  • 00:22:13.588 --> 00:22:14.189
  • ALL THIS STUFF.AND WE LIVE IN A COMPARISON
  • 00:22:14.189 --> 00:22:14.956
  • AND WE LIVE IN A COMPARISONCULTURE.
  • 00:22:14.956 --> 00:22:16.892
  • CULTURE.AND WHENEVER YOU FALL INTO THE
  • 00:22:16.892 --> 00:22:19.828
  • AND WHENEVER YOU FALL INTO THETRAP OF COMPARISON, YOU COULD
  • 00:22:19.828 --> 00:22:21.530
  • TRAP OF COMPARISON, YOU COULDBE LIVING IN THE BLESSING YOU
  • 00:22:21.530 --> 00:22:22.831
  • BE LIVING IN THE BLESSING YOUPRAYED FOR LAST YEAR, BUT NO
  • 00:22:22.831 --> 00:22:23.432
  • PRAYED FOR LAST YEAR, BUT NOLONGER APPRECIATE IT BECAUSE
  • 00:22:23.432 --> 00:22:24.833
  • LONGER APPRECIATE IT BECAUSEYOU DON'T HAVE WHAT SOMEONE
  • 00:22:24.833 --> 00:22:25.567
  • YOU DON'T HAVE WHAT SOMEONEELSE HAS.
  • 00:22:25.567 --> 00:22:26.401
  • ELSE HAS.WHEN YOU COMPARE YOURSELF,
  • 00:22:26.401 --> 00:22:27.536
  • WHEN YOU COMPARE YOURSELF,YOU'RE ALWAYS GONNA BE BETTER
  • 00:22:27.536 --> 00:22:28.670
  • YOU'RE ALWAYS GONNA BE BETTERTHAN SOMEONE AND LESS THAN
  • 00:22:28.670 --> 00:22:29.771
  • THAN SOMEONE AND LESS THANSOMEONE ELSE.
  • 00:22:29.771 --> 00:22:32.541
  • SOMEONE ELSE.COMPARISON IS A ABSOLUTE TRAP.
  • 00:22:32.541 --> 00:22:33.809
  • COMPARISON IS A ABSOLUTE TRAP.DOESN'T MATTER IF IT'S MONEY,
  • 00:22:33.809 --> 00:22:34.576
  • DOESN'T MATTER IF IT'S MONEY,OR IF IT'S CHARACTER, IF IT'S--
  • 00:22:34.576 --> 00:22:35.811
  • OR IF IT'S CHARACTER, IF IT'S--IF IT'S GIFTING.
  • 00:22:35.811 --> 00:22:36.711
  • IF IT'S GIFTING."OH, I JUST DON'T HAVE THE
  • 00:22:36.711 --> 00:22:38.413
  • "OH, I JUST DON'T HAVE THEGIFTS THAT THEY HAVE."
  • 00:22:38.413 --> 00:22:39.714
  • GIFTS THAT THEY HAVE."STOP COMPARING YOURSELF.
  • 00:22:39.714 --> 00:22:41.583
  • STOP COMPARING YOURSELF.IT'S AN ENDLESS TRAP
  • 00:22:41.583 --> 00:22:45.587
  • IT'S AN ENDLESS TRAPOF ABSOLUTE CONTINUOUS
  • 00:22:45.587 --> 00:22:46.955
  • OF ABSOLUTE CONTINUOUSDISAPPOINTMENT AND DISCOMFORT.
  • 00:22:46.955 --> 00:22:50.091
  • DISAPPOINTMENT AND DISCOMFORT.CONTENTMENT IS A HUGE THING.
  • 00:22:50.091 --> 00:22:51.393
  • CONTENTMENT IS A HUGE THING.IT DOESN'T MEAN WE DON'T HAVE
  • 00:22:51.393 --> 00:22:52.894
  • IT DOESN'T MEAN WE DON'T HAVEAN APPETITE FOR INCREASE.
  • 00:22:52.894 --> 00:22:54.329
  • AN APPETITE FOR INCREASE.HERE'S THE DEAL FOR ME: SEEK
  • 00:22:54.329 --> 00:22:55.330
  • HERE'S THE DEAL FOR ME: SEEKFIRST THE KINGDOM AND HIS
  • 00:22:55.330 --> 00:22:56.731
  • FIRST THE KINGDOM AND HISRIGHTEOUSNESS.
  • 00:22:56.731 --> 00:22:58.133
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS.ALL THESE THINGS WILL BE ADDED.
  • 00:22:58.133 --> 00:23:00.202
  • ALL THESE THINGS WILL BE ADDED.I WANT THE INCREASE IN MY LIFE
  • 00:23:00.202 --> 00:23:02.637
  • I WANT THE INCREASE IN MY LIFETO ONLY BE HIM HONORING MY
  • 00:23:02.637 --> 00:23:07.008
  • TO ONLY BE HIM HONORING MYPRIORITY OF THE KINGDOM.
  • 00:23:07.008 --> 00:23:07.776
  • PRIORITY OF THE KINGDOM.I DON'T WANT THE BLESSING TO
  • 00:23:07.776 --> 00:23:09.244
  • I DON'T WANT THE BLESSING TOCOME BECAUSE I PRIORITIZED
  • 00:23:09.244 --> 00:23:11.379
  • COME BECAUSE I PRIORITIZEDTHE BLESSING.
  • 00:23:11.379 --> 00:23:12.981
  • THE BLESSING.AND THERE'S A HUGE DIFFERENCE.
  • 00:23:12.981 --> 00:23:14.583
  • AND THERE'S A HUGE DIFFERENCE.ONE COMES WITH DIVINE FAVOR.
  • 00:23:14.583 --> 00:23:16.685
  • ONE COMES WITH DIVINE FAVOR.HE SAYS THAT HE ADDS BLESSING
  • 00:23:16.685 --> 00:23:18.019
  • HE SAYS THAT HE ADDS BLESSINGTO A PERSON'S LIFE AND HE ADDS
  • 00:23:18.019 --> 00:23:19.521
  • TO A PERSON'S LIFE AND HE ADDSNO SORROW TO IT.
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  • NO SORROW TO IT.WHEN YOU GET BLESSING APART
  • 00:23:21.356 --> 00:23:22.824
  • WHEN YOU GET BLESSING APARTFROM GOD'S FAVOR, THERE'S
  • 00:23:22.824 --> 00:23:23.959
  • FROM GOD'S FAVOR, THERE'SALWAYS SORROW ATTACHED TO IT.
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  • ALWAYS SORROW ATTACHED TO IT.IT'S TRUE.
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  • IT'S TRUE.THE THIRD AREA
  • 00:23:34.402 --> 00:23:42.444
  • THE THIRD AREAIS WISE PURCHASES.
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  • IS WISE PURCHASES.[LONG PAUSE]
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  • [LONG PAUSE]JUST SHOW A VALUE FOR
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  • JUST SHOW A VALUE FOREXCELLENCE IN WHAT YOU BUY.
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  • EXCELLENCE IN WHAT YOU BUY.[LONG PAUSE]
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  • [LONG PAUSE]AMEN.
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  • AND THEN THE LAST ONE IS
  • 00:23:58.126 --> 00:24:01.396
  • AND THEN THE LAST ONE ISDEUTERONOMY 8:18 TALKS ABOUT,
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  • DEUTERONOMY 8:18 TALKS ABOUT,UH, HIM GIVING US THE POWER TO
  • 00:24:02.030 --> 00:24:02.998
  • UH, HIM GIVING US THE POWER TOMAKE WEALTH.
  • 00:24:02.998 --> 00:24:05.901
  • MAKE WEALTH.ISRAEL EMBRACED THAT;
  • 00:24:05.901 --> 00:24:06.968
  • ISRAEL EMBRACED THAT;THE CHURCH HASN'T.
  • 00:24:06.968 --> 00:24:08.436
  • THE CHURCH HASN'T.I THINK 'CAUSE THE CHURCH
  • 00:24:08.436 --> 00:24:09.571
  • I THINK 'CAUSE THE CHURCHTHINKS MONEY'S EVIL OR
  • 00:24:09.571 --> 00:24:10.539
  • THINKS MONEY'S EVIL ORTHAT WAS FOR ISRAEL AND
  • 00:24:10.539 --> 00:24:12.741
  • THAT WAS FOR ISRAEL ANDNOT FOR US.
  • 00:24:12.741 --> 00:24:15.343
  • NOT FOR US.AND, AGAIN, THE PURPOSE IS NOT
  • 00:24:15.343 --> 00:24:16.411
  • AND, AGAIN, THE PURPOSE IS NOTTO SHOW SPIRITUALITY BY HOW
  • 00:24:16.411 --> 00:24:17.345
  • TO SHOW SPIRITUALITY BY HOWMUCH IS IN THE BANK OR
  • 00:24:17.345 --> 00:24:18.146
  • MUCH IS IN THE BANK ORWHAT I OWN.
  • 00:24:18.146 --> 00:24:18.813
  • WHAT I OWN.THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.
  • 00:24:18.813 --> 00:24:20.215
  • THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.I DON'T LIKE THAT CONCEPT.
  • 00:24:20.215 --> 00:24:21.416
  • I DON'T LIKE THAT CONCEPT.I DON'T LIKE-- I DON'T LIKE
  • 00:24:21.416 --> 00:24:22.517
  • I DON'T LIKE-- I DON'T LIKETRANSLATING DOLLARS INTO
  • 00:24:22.517 --> 00:24:23.451
  • TRANSLATING DOLLARS INTOSPIRITUALITY 'CAUSE IT
  • 00:24:23.451 --> 00:24:24.853
  • SPIRITUALITY 'CAUSE ITDOESN'T WORK.
  • 00:24:24.853 --> 00:24:26.788
  • DOESN'T WORK.BUT I REALLY DO LIKE BEING ABLE
  • 00:24:26.788 --> 00:24:28.757
  • BUT I REALLY DO LIKE BEING ABLETO BE EFFECTIVE IN HOW I LOVE
  • 00:24:28.757 --> 00:24:30.358
  • TO BE EFFECTIVE IN HOW I LOVEAND CARE FOR PEOPLE.
  • 00:24:30.358 --> 00:24:31.026
  • AND CARE FOR PEOPLE.AND, SOMETIMES, IT MEANS
  • 00:24:31.026 --> 00:24:35.463
  • AND, SOMETIMES, IT MEANSDOLLARS.
  • 00:24:35.463 --> 00:24:36.531
  • DOLLARS.BUT IT ALWAYS MEANS HEART.
  • 00:24:36.531 --> 00:24:40.035
  • BUT IT ALWAYS MEANS HEART.AND THE LORD HAS GIVEN THE
  • 00:24:40.035 --> 00:24:42.237
  • AND THE LORD HAS GIVEN THEABILITY TO CREATE WEALTH TO THE
  • 00:24:42.237 --> 00:24:43.939
  • ABILITY TO CREATE WEALTH TO THEPEOPLE OF GOD.
  • 00:24:43.939 --> 00:24:46.141
  • PEOPLE OF GOD.EITHER IT IS USED FOR HIS
  • 00:24:46.141 --> 00:24:47.709
  • EITHER IT IS USED FOR HISGLORY, OR IT'S GONNA BE MISUSED
  • 00:24:47.709 --> 00:24:50.745
  • AND NO USE IS BETTER
  • 00:24:51.746 --> 00:24:54.482
  • AND NO USE IS BETTERTHAN MISUSE.
  • 00:24:54.482 --> 00:24:55.383
  • THAN MISUSE.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- ERIC JOHNSON: PERHAPS YOU'RE
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: PERHAPS YOU'REWATCHING THIS TODAY AND YOU
  • 00:24:56.785 --> 00:24:58.253
  • WATCHING THIS TODAY AND YOUDON'T KNOW JESUS.
  • 00:24:58.253 --> 00:25:00.021
  • DON'T KNOW JESUS.I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT GOD
  • 00:25:00.021 --> 00:25:01.523
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT GODLOVES YOU AND WANTS TO HAVE A
  • 00:25:01.523 --> 00:25:04.159
  • LOVES YOU AND WANTS TO HAVE APERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU.
  • 00:25:04.159 --> 00:25:05.226
  • PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU.BUT BROKENNESS AND SIN HAVE
  • 00:25:05.226 --> 00:25:07.262
  • BUT BROKENNESS AND SIN HAVESEPARATED US FROM HIM.
  • 00:25:07.262 --> 00:25:09.497
  • SEPARATED US FROM HIM.GOD SENT HIS ONLY SON, JESUS,
  • 00:25:09.497 --> 00:25:11.232
  • GOD SENT HIS ONLY SON, JESUS,TO DIE ON THE CROSS IN OUR
  • 00:25:11.232 --> 00:25:13.301
  • TO DIE ON THE CROSS IN OURPLACE SO THAT OUR SINS WOULD BE
  • 00:25:13.301 --> 00:25:14.903
  • PLACE SO THAT OUR SINS WOULD BEFORGIVEN AND WE WOULD GET TO
  • 00:25:14.903 --> 00:25:17.105
  • FORGIVEN AND WE WOULD GET TOSPEND ETERNITY WITH GOD.
  • 00:25:17.105 --> 00:25:18.907
  • SPEND ETERNITY WITH GOD.IF YOU'RE WATCHING, RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:25:18.907 --> 00:25:20.709
  • IF YOU'RE WATCHING, RIGHT NOW,AND YOU WANNA BE A PART OF HIS
  • 00:25:20.709 --> 00:25:22.310
  • AND YOU WANNA BE A PART OF HISSTORY AND FOR HIM TO BECOME THE
  • 00:25:22.310 --> 00:25:24.145
  • STORY AND FOR HIM TO BECOME THEKING OF YOUR LIFE, THEN PRAY
  • 00:25:24.145 --> 00:25:25.647
  • KING OF YOUR LIFE, THEN PRAYWITH ME.
  • 00:25:25.647 --> 00:25:27.015
  • WITH ME.JESUS, RIGHT NOW, I SURRENDER
  • 00:25:27.015 --> 00:25:30.485
  • JESUS, RIGHT NOW, I SURRENDERMY ENTIRE LIFE TO YOU.
  • 00:25:30.485 --> 00:25:32.053
  • MY ENTIRE LIFE TO YOU.I ASK YOU TO FORGIVE MY SINS
  • 00:25:32.053 --> 00:25:34.990
  • I ASK YOU TO FORGIVE MY SINSAND BE MY LORD AND SAVIOR.
  • 00:25:34.990 --> 00:25:36.057
  • AND BE MY LORD AND SAVIOR.FROM THIS DAY ON, I LEAVE MY
  • 00:25:36.057 --> 00:25:37.926
  • FROM THIS DAY ON, I LEAVE MYOLD LIFE BEHIND TO FOLLOW YOU.
  • 00:25:37.926 --> 00:25:40.261
  • OLD LIFE BEHIND TO FOLLOW YOU.GUIDE ME AND LEAD ME IN YOUR
  • 00:25:40.261 --> 00:25:41.796
  • GUIDE ME AND LEAD ME IN YOURWAYS.
  • 00:25:41.796 --> 00:25:48.336
  • WAYS.AMEN.
  • 00:25:48.336 --> 00:25:49.004
  • AMEN.- MALE ANNOUNCER: HAPPY
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: HAPPYHOLIDAYS FROM THE
  • 00:25:49.638 --> 00:25:50.305
  • HOLIDAYS FROM THEBETHEL FAMILY.
  • 00:25:50.305 --> 00:25:50.939
  • BETHEL FAMILY.WE PRAY THAT YOU'VE BEEN
  • 00:25:50.939 --> 00:25:52.040
  • WE PRAY THAT YOU'VE BEENENCOURAGED BY TBN'S EXCLUSIVE
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  • ENCOURAGED BY TBN'S EXCLUSIVESERIES, "BETHEL PRESENTS:
  • 00:25:53.575 --> 00:25:55.276
  • WE ARE SO BLESSED TO CONSIDER
  • 00:25:56.811 --> 00:25:57.579
  • WE ARE SO BLESSED TO CONSIDERYOU A MEMBER OF BETHEL'S
  • 00:25:57.579 --> 00:26:00.682
  • YOU A MEMBER OF BETHEL'SEXTENDED GLOBAL COMMUNITY.
  • 00:26:00.682 --> 00:26:01.249
  • EXTENDED GLOBAL COMMUNITY.FOR A VERY SHORT TIME, IN
  • 00:26:01.249 --> 00:26:02.617
  • FOR A VERY SHORT TIME, INTHANKS FOR ANY GIFT OF SUPPORT,
  • 00:26:02.617 --> 00:26:03.952
  • THANKS FOR ANY GIFT OF SUPPORT,WE'LL SEND YOU OUR EXCLUSIVE
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  • WE'LL SEND YOU OUR EXCLUSIVEBETHEL STAMP TOTE AND GENUINE
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  • BETHEL STAMP TOTE AND GENUINELEATHER BOOKMARK FEATURING
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  • LEATHER BOOKMARK FEATURINGVINTAGE-INSPIRED ARTWORK OF THE
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  • VINTAGE-INSPIRED ARTWORK OF THEBETHEL PRAYER CHAPEL IN
  • 00:26:10.492 --> 00:26:12.394
  • CARRY WITH YOU THE REMINDER TO
  • 00:26:13.595 --> 00:26:15.563
  • CARRY WITH YOU THE REMINDER TOSEEK GOD IN PRAYER IN
  • 00:26:15.563 --> 00:26:16.631
  • SEEK GOD IN PRAYER INALL SEASONS.
  • 00:26:16.631 --> 00:26:17.265
  • ALL SEASONS.AND IF YOU'RE ABLE TO SHARE A
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  • AND IF YOU'RE ABLE TO SHARE AGIFT OF $75 OR MORE,
  • 00:26:18.800 --> 00:26:19.968
  • GIFT OF $75 OR MORE,WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THREE
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  • WE'LL ALSO SEND YOU THREECUSTOM SOFT-PRINTED
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  • CUSTOM SOFT-PRINTEDJOURNALS FOR ANY OCCASION.
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  • JOURNALS FOR ANY OCCASION.WHETHER IT'S A GIFT FOR
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  • WHETHER IT'S A GIFT FORYOURSELF OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE,
  • 00:26:25.907 --> 00:26:27.142
  • YOURSELF OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE,THESE JOURNALS ARE A TIMELESS
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  • THESE JOURNALS ARE A TIMELESSTOOL FOR DEVOTION AND
  • 00:26:28.143 --> 00:26:29.778
  • TOOL FOR DEVOTION ANDREFLECTION.
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  • REFLECTION.THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING TBN IN
  • 00:26:30.879 --> 00:26:32.614
  • THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING TBN INITS MISSION TO BROADCAST THE
  • 00:26:32.614 --> 00:26:33.548
  • ITS MISSION TO BROADCAST THELOVE OF JESUS, TO EVERY CORNER
  • 00:26:33.548 --> 00:26:35.617
  • LOVE OF JESUS, TO EVERY CORNEROF THE WORLD.
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  • OF THE WORLD.CALL: 800-339-1601.
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  • CALL: 800-339-1601.OR SHARE YOUR GIFT ONLINE AT:
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  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKE
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  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKETO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: I
  • 00:26:45.927 --> 00:26:47.829
  • TO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: IWANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.
  • 00:26:47.829 --> 00:26:50.065
  • WANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,
  • 00:26:50.065 --> 00:26:52.167
  • AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.
  • 00:26:52.167 --> 00:26:53.702
  • IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THE
  • 00:26:53.702 --> 00:26:55.603
  • AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THECALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THE
  • 00:26:55.603 --> 00:26:56.771
  • CALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THEBAY AREA AND START MY
  • 00:26:56.771 --> 00:26:58.540
  • BAY AREA AND START MYAPPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.
  • 00:26:58.540 --> 00:27:00.108
  • APPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.AND THE LORD WANTS TO DO WHAT
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  • HE WANTS TO PUT
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  • HE WANTS TO PUTHIS KIDS THAT
  • 00:27:03.978 --> 00:27:05.080
  • HIS KIDS THATCARRY HIS SPIRIT
  • 00:27:05.080 --> 00:27:06.081
  • CARRY HIS SPIRITINTO THE MOST
  • 00:27:06.081 --> 00:27:06.614
  • INTO THE MOSTINFLUENTIAL PLACES
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