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October 29, 2020
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Better Together LIVE | Episode 134

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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: MONEY,
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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: MONEY,POSSESSIONS, CAREERS, EVEN
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  • POSSESSIONS, CAREERS, EVENRELATIONSHIPS --
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  • RELATIONSHIPS --ANYTHING WE PLACE ABOVE
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  • ANYTHING WE PLACE ABOVEGOD PULLS OUR FOCUS
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  • TODAY, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HOW
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  • TODAY, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HOWTO KEEP OUR EYES FIXED ON GOD
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  • TO KEEP OUR EYES FIXED ON GODBECAUSE HE IS OUR VICTORY OVER
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  • BECAUSE HE IS OUR VICTORY OVERANY STRONGHOLD.
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  • ANY STRONGHOLD.COME ON.
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  • COME ON.JOIN US.
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  • JOIN US.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]I REMEMBER, YEARS AGO,
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  • I REMEMBER, YEARS AGO,MATT AND I, HAD BEEN
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  • MATT AND I, HAD BEENWITH SOME FRIENDS IN
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  • WITH SOME FRIENDS INSCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, PRAYING.
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  • SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, PRAYING.(EXHALING) AND...IT WAS A TIME
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  • (EXHALING) AND...IT WAS A TIMEIN OUR LIFE WHERE WE WERE
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  • IN OUR LIFE WHERE WE WERESTRUGGLING A LITTLE BIT AND WE
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  • STRUGGLING A LITTLE BIT AND WEWERE DOWN WITH SOME FRIENDS
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  • WERE DOWN WITH SOME FRIENDSOF OURS.
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  • OF OURS.AND WE WERE ALL PRAYING, AND--
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  • AND WE WERE ALL PRAYING, AND--AND...(LAUGHS)...AND, THERE
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  • AND...(LAUGHS)...AND, THEREWERE SOME EXCUSES BROUGHT UP AS
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  • WERE SOME EXCUSES BROUGHT UP ASTO WHY THE BREAKTHROUGH HADN'T
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  • TO WHY THE BREAKTHROUGH HADN'TCOME, AND, YOU KNOW, "THIS IN
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  • COME, AND, YOU KNOW, "THIS INYOUR PAST" AND-- AND THINGS
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  • YOUR PAST" AND-- AND THINGSTHAT YOU'D HAVE TO HAVE A
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  • THAT YOU'D HAVE TO HAVE APROPHET TO-- TO-- TO REALIZE
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  • PROPHET TO-- TO-- TO REALIZEANY OF THAT.
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  • ANY OF THAT.AND I JUST REMEMBER THAT I GOT
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  • AND I JUST REMEMBER THAT I GOTIN THE CAR THAT DAY AND I WAS
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  • IN THE CAR THAT DAY AND I WASVERY, VERY UPSET.
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  • VERY, VERY UPSET.THIS IS ONE OF THOSE ATTITUDE
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  • THIS IS ONE OF THOSE ATTITUDETHINGS -- LISA -- THAT,
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  • THINGS -- LISA -- THAT,UM...THAT I HAD TO GET OUT OF.
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  • UM...THAT I HAD TO GET OUT OF.BUT I JUST SAID:
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  • BUT I JUST SAID:"YOU KNOW WHAT, MATT?"
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  • "YOU KNOW WHAT, MATT?"I SAID: "EITHER JESUS DID IT OR
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  • I SAID: "EITHER JESUS DID IT ORHE DIDN'T.
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  • HE DIDN'T.EITHER IT'S FINISHED OR IT'S
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  • EITHER IT'S FINISHED OR IT'SNOT.
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  • NOT.EITHER HE HAS COMPLETED IT ALL,
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  • EITHER HE HAS COMPLETED IT ALL,AND HE'S GOT ALL THE POWER AND
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  • AND HE'S GOT ALL THE POWER ANDALL THE VICTORY AND ALL THE
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  • ALL THE VICTORY AND ALL THEAUTHORITY, OR THERE'S SOMETHING
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  • AUTHORITY, OR THERE'S SOMETHINGI HAVE TO DO TO TRY TO FINISH
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  • I HAVE TO DO TO TRY TO FINISHTHE WORK ON THE CROSS.
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  • THE WORK ON THE CROSS.EITHER HIS BLOOD PAID IT ALL,
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  • EITHER HIS BLOOD PAID IT ALL,OR IT WAS COMPLETELY IN VAIN."
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  • OR IT WAS COMPLETELY IN VAIN."AND I THINK IT HAPPENS A LOT IN
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  • AND I THINK IT HAPPENS A LOT INOUR LIVES -- WE CAN SET UP
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  • OUR LIVES -- WE CAN SET UPIDOLS, WE CAN SET UP
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  • IDOLS, WE CAN SET UPSTRONGHOLDS, WE CAN SET UP
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  • STRONGHOLDS, WE CAN SET UPEXCUSES THAT KEEP US IN
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  • EXCUSES THAT KEEP US INBONDAGE.
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  • BONDAGE.AND WE CAN ACTUALLY LEND IT
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  • AND WE CAN ACTUALLY LEND ITPOWER IN OUR MINDS -- BECAUSE,
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  • POWER IN OUR MINDS -- BECAUSE,JESUS HAS ALL POWER, SO IF
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  • JESUS HAS ALL POWER, SO IFJESUS HAS ALL POWER, HOW MUCH
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  • JESUS HAS ALL POWER, HOW MUCHDOES THE DEVIL HAVE?
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  • DOES THE DEVIL HAVE?RIGHT.
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  • RIGHT.SO. UM...
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  • SO. UM...SO, I THINK...THAT WHEN WE DO
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  • SO, I THINK...THAT WHEN WE DOTHAT AND WE PLACE OUR...OUR
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  • THAT AND WE PLACE OUR...OURLIVES AND THINKING THAT SOME
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  • LIVES AND THINKING THAT SOMESTRONGHOLD OR SOME IDOL HAS
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  • STRONGHOLD OR SOME IDOL HASPOWER OVER US, I BELIEVE THAT
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  • POWER OVER US, I BELIEVE THATIS JUST BLATANT IDOL WORSHIP.
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  • IS JUST BLATANT IDOL WORSHIP.BECAUSE I THINK THAT JESUS AND
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  • BECAUSE I THINK THAT JESUS ANDTHE CROSS TAKES AWAY EVERY
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  • THE CROSS TAKES AWAY EVERYEXCUSE.
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  • EXCUSE.AND I KNOW PEOPLE GO THROUGH
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  • AND I KNOW PEOPLE GO THROUGHHARD, HARD THINGS, BUT I KNOW
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  • HARD, HARD THINGS, BUT I KNOWTHAT JESUS HAS PAID IT ALL.
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  • THAT JESUS HAS PAID IT ALL.AND I DON'T BELIEVE THAT
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  • AND I DON'T BELIEVE THATTHERE'S ANYTHING ELSE THAT
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  • THERE'S ANYTHING ELSE THATJESUS HAS TO DO...BECAUSE HE'S
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  • JESUS HAS TO DO...BECAUSE HE'SALREADY RULING AND REIGNING,
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  • ALREADY RULING AND REIGNING,HE'S ALREADY GOT ALL AUTHORITY.
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  • HE'S ALREADY GOT ALL AUTHORITY.HE HAS GIVEN IT TO US AND HE
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  • HE HAS GIVEN IT TO US AND HESAYS: NOW, GO...AND DO YOU
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  • SAYS: NOW, GO...AND DO YOUTHING, AND I'LL GO WITH YOU.
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  • THING, AND I'LL GO WITH YOU.SO, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE
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  • SO, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THEPOWER TO CHANGE, TODAY, BEVERE.
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  • POWER TO CHANGE, TODAY, BEVERE.AND THAT'S VERY-- THAT'S PRETTY
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  • AND THAT'S VERY-- THAT'S PRETTYHARSH, BUT THAT'S TRUTH, RIGHT?
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  • HARSH, BUT THAT'S TRUTH, RIGHT?- LISA BEVERE: NO, I LOVE IT.
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  • - LISA BEVERE: NO, I LOVE IT.YOU KNOW, IT'S VERY CLEAR IN
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  • YOU KNOW, IT'S VERY CLEAR INTHE OLD TESTAMENT.
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  • THE OLD TESTAMENT.GOD WOULD SAY TO HIS PEOPLE:
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  • GOD WOULD SAY TO HIS PEOPLE:YOU SHALL MAKE FOR YOURSELF NO
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  • YOU SHALL MAKE FOR YOURSELF NOIDOLS.
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  • IDOLS.SO, WE ARE OFTEN THE ONES WHO
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  • SO, WE ARE OFTEN THE ONES WHOFASHION THOSE IDOLS IN OUR OWN
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  • FASHION THOSE IDOLS IN OUR OWNLIFE.
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  • LIFE.AND, AS YOU WERE TALKING, I WAS
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  • AND, AS YOU WERE TALKING, I WASTHINKING ABOUT AN IDOL THAT I
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  • THINKING ABOUT AN IDOL THAT IHAD FOR MANY, MANY YEARS --
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  • HAD FOR MANY, MANY YEARS --BEFORE I EVEN BECAME A
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  • BEFORE I EVEN BECAME ACHRISTIAN.
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  • CHRISTIAN.POSSIBLY FROM THE TIME I WAS 15
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  • POSSIBLY FROM THE TIME I WAS 15UNTIL THE TIME I WAS 22 YEARS
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  • UNTIL THE TIME I WAS 22 YEARSOF AGE, I MADE MY WEIGHT AN
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  • OF AGE, I MADE MY WEIGHT ANIDOL.
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  • IDOL.I THOUGHT: IF I AM THIN, I
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  • I THOUGHT: IF I AM THIN, IDESERVE LOVE.
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  • DESERVE LOVE.IF I AM THIN, I'M IN CONTROL.
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  • IF I AM THIN, I'M IN CONTROL.IF I AM THIN, I AM SUCCESSFUL.
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  • IF I AM THIN, I AM SUCCESSFUL.AND, YOU KNOW, THERE'S A LOT OF
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  • AND, YOU KNOW, THERE'S A LOT OFREASONS WHY THAT IDOL WAS
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  • REASONS WHY THAT IDOL WASCONSTRUCTED.
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  • CONSTRUCTED.UH, FOR ME, IT-- I'D COME HOME
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  • UH, FOR ME, IT-- I'D COME HOMEFROM SCHOOL, ONE DAY.
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  • FROM SCHOOL, ONE DAY.MY DAD SAID: "COME HERE!
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  • MY DAD SAID: "COME HERE!COME HERE, RIGHT NOW."
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  • COME HERE, RIGHT NOW."AND-- AND, IMMEDIATELY-- MY DAD
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  • AND-- AND, IMMEDIATELY-- MY DADWAS KIND OF A SCARY PERSON.
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  • WAS KIND OF A SCARY PERSON.I IMMEDIATELY STARTED TO SHRINK
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  • I IMMEDIATELY STARTED TO SHRINKAND HE SAID: "HEY, TURN AROUND.
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  • AND HE SAID: "HEY, TURN AROUND.TURN AROUND."
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  • TURN AROUND."HE SAID: "OH, MY GOSH!
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  • HE SAID: "OH, MY GOSH!HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH, NOW!"
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  • HOW MUCH DO YOU WEIGH, NOW!"AND I JUST FROZE.
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  • AND I JUST FROZE.I SAID, "WELL, AT CAMP, I
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  • I SAID, "WELL, AT CAMP, IWEIGHED..."
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  • WEIGHED..."AND I TOLD HIM MY WEIGHT
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  • AND I TOLD HIM MY WEIGHTAT CAMP.
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  • AT CAMP.AND HE SAID, "WELL, YOU'RE NOT
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  • AND HE SAID, "WELL, YOU'RE NOTAT CAMP, ANYMORE.
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  • AT CAMP, ANYMORE.YOU GET BACK THERE AND YOU
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  • YOU GET BACK THERE AND YOUWEIGH YOURSELF AND COME BACK
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  • WEIGH YOURSELF AND COME BACKAND TELL ME."
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  • AND TELL ME."AND IT WAS THIS WALK OF SHAME.
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  • AND IT WAS THIS WALK OF SHAME.AND, I CAME BACK AND I TOLD HIM
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  • AND, I CAME BACK AND I TOLD HIMHOW MUCH I WEIGHED, AND HE
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  • HOW MUCH I WEIGHED, AND HESAID, "GUYS ARE NOT GONNA LIKE
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  • SAID, "GUYS ARE NOT GONNA LIKEYOU,
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  • YOU,YOU'RE NOT GONNA HAVE DATES --
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  • YOU'RE NOT GONNA HAVE DATES --YOU NEED TO DEAL WITH THIS."
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  • YOU NEED TO DEAL WITH THIS."- LAURIE: GEEZ...
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  • - LAURIE: GEEZ...- LISA BEVERE: AND FOR THE
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  • - LISA BEVERE: AND FOR THEVERY FIRST TIME, AT 15 YEARS OF
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  • VERY FIRST TIME, AT 15 YEARS OFAGE, AN IDOL CAME INTO MY LIFE.
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  • AGE, AN IDOL CAME INTO MY LIFE.I BEGAN TO BOW DOWN TO THAT
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  • I BEGAN TO BOW DOWN TO THATTHING, I BEGAN TO TRY TO
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  • THING, I BEGAN TO TRY TOCONFORM TO ALL THE IMAGES THAT
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  • CONFORM TO ALL THE IMAGES THATWERE PRESENTED TO ME -- THAT IF
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  • WERE PRESENTED TO ME -- THAT IFI COULD LOOK LIKE THIS WEIGHT,
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  • I COULD LOOK LIKE THIS WEIGHT,OR IF I COULD BE BIKINI-READY
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  • OR IF I COULD BE BIKINI-READYBY JUNE, THEN EVERYTHING WOULD
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  • BY JUNE, THEN EVERYTHING WOULDBE GREAT.
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  • BE GREAT.AND, THEN, I BECAME A
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  • AND, THEN, I BECAME ACHRISTIAN, AT 21 YEARS OF AGE.
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  • CHRISTIAN, AT 21 YEARS OF AGE.AND GOD SAID TO ME: YOUR WEIGHT
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  • AND GOD SAID TO ME: YOUR WEIGHTIS AN IDOL TO YOU.
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  • IS AN IDOL TO YOU.AND YOU MAY BE THINKING: GOLDEN
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  • AND YOU MAY BE THINKING: GOLDENCALF.
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  • CALF.LIKE, WHAT IS AN IDOL?
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  • LIKE, WHAT IS AN IDOL?WELL, IDOL IS SOMETHING THAT I
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  • WELL, IDOL IS SOMETHING THAT IGIVE MY STRENGTH TO, OR I DRAW
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  • GIVE MY STRENGTH TO, OR I DRAWMY STRENGTH FROM.
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  • MY STRENGTH FROM.IT IS SOMETHING THAT I MAKE A
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  • IT IS SOMETHING THAT I MAKE ASOURCE.
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  • SOURCE.RELIGION CAN BE AN IDOL.
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  • RELIGION CAN BE AN IDOL.OUR JOBS CAN BE AN IDOL.
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  • OUR JOBS CAN BE AN IDOL.OUR HUSBANDS CAN BE AN IDOL.
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  • OUR HUSBANDS CAN BE AN IDOL.OUR CHILDREN CAN BE AN IDOL.
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  • OUR CHILDREN CAN BE AN IDOL.IT'S A MISPLACED TRUST.
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  • IT'S A MISPLACED TRUST.AND, GOD, I REALLY FEEL LIKE,
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  • AND, GOD, I REALLY FEEL LIKE,IN 2020, HAS BEEN CONFRONTING
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  • IN 2020, HAS BEEN CONFRONTINGIDOLS IN ALL OF OUR LIVES.
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  • IDOLS IN ALL OF OUR LIVES.HE'S SAYING: LISTEN, I'M
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  • HE'S SAYING: LISTEN, I'MGONNA-- I'M GONNA TALK TO YOU
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  • GONNA-- I'M GONNA TALK TO YOUABOUT WHY YOU'RE BUILDING AND
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  • ABOUT WHY YOU'RE BUILDING ANDWHO YOU'RE BUILDING FOR.
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  • WHO YOU'RE BUILDING FOR.ARE YOU BUILDING FOR MY
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  • ARE YOU BUILDING FOR MYKINGDOM?
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  • KINGDOM?OR ARE YOU USING MY KINGDOM TO
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  • OR ARE YOU USING MY KINGDOM TOBUILD FOR YOURSELF?
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  • BUILD FOR YOURSELF?ARE YOU THE IDOL?
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  • ARE YOU THE IDOL?OR ARE YOU DRAWING PEOPLE TO
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  • OR ARE YOU DRAWING PEOPLE TOME?
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  • ME?WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH THE
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  • WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH THEINFLUENCE THAT YOU HAVE?
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  • INFLUENCE THAT YOU HAVE?AND SO, I THINK THIS IS A
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  • AND SO, I THINK THIS IS ASEASON FOR ALL OF US TO SEARCH
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  • SEASON FOR ALL OF US TO SEARCHOUR OWN HEARTS AND NOT SAY,
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  • OUR OWN HEARTS AND NOT SAY,"WELL, THAT PERSON OVER THERE
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  • "WELL, THAT PERSON OVER THEREHAS IDOLATRY."
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  • HAS IDOLATRY."SEARCH OUR OWN HEARTS AND SAY,
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  • SEARCH OUR OWN HEARTS AND SAY,"GOD, WHERE...WHERE HAVE I SET
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  • "GOD, WHERE...WHERE HAVE I SETUP AN IDOL IN MY LIFE?"
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  • UP AN IDOL IN MY LIFE?"AND I LOVE, LAURIE, THAT YOU
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  • AND I LOVE, LAURIE, THAT YOURECOGNIZED RIGHT AWAY: HEY,
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  • RECOGNIZED RIGHT AWAY: HEY,IT'S EITHER GOD HAS DONE ALL
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  • IT'S EITHER GOD HAS DONE ALLTHIS, OR...HE DIDN'T.
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  • THIS, OR...HE DIDN'T.AND WHAT I THINK WE ALL NEED TO
  • 00:06:00.873 --> 00:06:04.544
  • AND WHAT I THINK WE ALL NEED TODO IS WE DECLARE WHAT HE HAS
  • 00:06:04.544 --> 00:06:06.112
  • DO IS WE DECLARE WHAT HE HASDONE INTO A SITUATION, INSTEAD
  • 00:06:06.112 --> 00:06:07.713
  • DONE INTO A SITUATION, INSTEADOF THINKING: OKAY, I GOT BORN
  • 00:06:07.713 --> 00:06:10.249
  • OF THINKING: OKAY, I GOT BORNAGAIN BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB,
  • 00:06:10.249 --> 00:06:12.418
  • AGAIN BY THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB,AND THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED.
  • 00:06:12.418 --> 00:06:13.853
  • AND THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED.BUT, NOW, I'VE GOTTA EARN IT IN
  • 00:06:13.853 --> 00:06:14.687
  • BUT, NOW, I'VE GOTTA EARN IT INMY OWN STRENGTH.
  • 00:06:14.687 --> 00:06:15.521
  • MY OWN STRENGTH.THAT'S NOT HOW IT GOES.
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  • THAT'S NOT HOW IT GOES.WE WALK OUT THE BEAUTY OF WHAT
  • 00:06:17.957 --> 00:06:19.892
  • WE WALK OUT THE BEAUTY OF WHATHE HAS DONE, WE MOVE INTO THE
  • 00:06:19.892 --> 00:06:21.861
  • HE HAS DONE, WE MOVE INTO THEFULLNESS OF THE REALIZATION, WE
  • 00:06:21.861 --> 00:06:23.930
  • FULLNESS OF THE REALIZATION, WERENEW OUR MIND, BUT, IT'S
  • 00:06:23.930 --> 00:06:26.199
  • RENEW OUR MIND, BUT, IT'SIDOLATRY TO THINK THAT I AM THE
  • 00:06:26.199 --> 00:06:28.067
  • IDOLATRY TO THINK THAT I AM THEONE WHO KEEPS MYSELF FREE.
  • 00:06:28.067 --> 00:06:29.702
  • ONE WHO KEEPS MYSELF FREE.I CAN'T.
  • 00:06:29.702 --> 00:06:31.037
  • I CAN'T.JESUS IS THE ONE.
  • 00:06:31.037 --> 00:06:32.972
  • JESUS IS THE ONE.AND WHEN I SURRENDER TO HIM AND
  • 00:06:32.972 --> 00:06:34.507
  • AND WHEN I SURRENDER TO HIM ANDSAY, "YOU'RE THE ONE THAT MADE
  • 00:06:34.507 --> 00:06:36.075
  • SAY, "YOU'RE THE ONE THAT MADEME, YOU'RE THE ONE THAT
  • 00:06:36.075 --> 00:06:37.076
  • ME, YOU'RE THE ONE THATFASHIONED ME, YOU'RE THE ONE
  • 00:06:37.076 --> 00:06:38.478
  • FASHIONED ME, YOU'RE THE ONETHAT SHAPED ME -- I'M GOING TO
  • 00:06:38.478 --> 00:06:40.580
  • THAT SHAPED ME -- I'M GOING TOONLY FIND MY STRENGTH IN YOU,"
  • 00:06:40.580 --> 00:06:42.448
  • ONLY FIND MY STRENGTH IN YOU,"SOMETHING SHIFTS IN THIS
  • 00:06:42.448 --> 00:06:45.151
  • SOMETHING SHIFTS IN THISSPIRIT.
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  • SPIRIT.- JENN JOHNSON: YES.
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  • - JENN JOHNSON: YES.IT'S SO TRUE!
  • 00:06:46.819 --> 00:06:47.487
  • IT'S SO TRUE!AND IT'S JUST SO EASY, I THINK,
  • 00:06:47.487 --> 00:06:49.522
  • AND IT'S JUST SO EASY, I THINK,TO GET CAUGHT UP IN...YOU KNOW,
  • 00:06:49.522 --> 00:06:51.557
  • TO GET CAUGHT UP IN...YOU KNOW,EVEN BIG IDOLS THAT ARE, YOU
  • 00:06:51.557 --> 00:06:53.526
  • EVEN BIG IDOLS THAT ARE, YOUKNOW, HAPPENING IN, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:06:53.526 --> 00:06:54.327
  • KNOW, HAPPENING IN, YOU KNOW,POLITICS, OR, YOU KNOW, THESE
  • 00:06:54.327 --> 00:06:55.495
  • POLITICS, OR, YOU KNOW, THESEHUGE TOPICS.
  • 00:06:55.495 --> 00:06:57.296
  • HUGE TOPICS.THEY FEEL OVERWHELMING.
  • 00:06:57.296 --> 00:06:58.331
  • THEY FEEL OVERWHELMING.LIKE, HOW CAN WE...
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  • LIKE, HOW CAN WE...YOU KNOW, EVEN WITH, LIKE,
  • 00:06:59.699 --> 00:07:01.501
  • YOU KNOW, EVEN WITH, LIKE,HAVING SO MUCH, UH...THIS
  • 00:07:01.501 --> 00:07:03.603
  • HAVING SO MUCH, UH...THISDIFFICULT CONVERSATION EVEN
  • 00:07:03.603 --> 00:07:05.505
  • DIFFICULT CONVERSATION EVENAROUND THE-- THE RACISM THAT
  • 00:07:05.505 --> 00:07:08.641
  • AROUND THE-- THE RACISM THATEXISTS AND HOW WE HELP TO, YOU
  • 00:07:08.641 --> 00:07:10.176
  • EXISTS AND HOW WE HELP TO, YOUKNOW, BREAK FREE OF THAT AND
  • 00:07:10.176 --> 00:07:11.410
  • KNOW, BREAK FREE OF THAT ANDCHANGE AND DO OUR PART -- AND,
  • 00:07:11.410 --> 00:07:12.979
  • CHANGE AND DO OUR PART -- AND,YOU KNOW, THERE'S JUST SUCH A--
  • 00:07:12.979 --> 00:07:14.847
  • YOU KNOW, THERE'S JUST SUCH A--A WEIGHT, A HEAVINESS ON PEOPLE
  • 00:07:14.847 --> 00:07:16.916
  • A WEIGHT, A HEAVINESS ON PEOPLEWITH BEING OVERWHELMED OF
  • 00:07:16.916 --> 00:07:18.451
  • WITH BEING OVERWHELMED OFSITUATIONS OF LIKE: HOW CAN I
  • 00:07:18.451 --> 00:07:19.719
  • SITUATIONS OF LIKE: HOW CAN ICHANGE THAT?
  • 00:07:19.719 --> 00:07:21.587
  • CHANGE THAT?AND, YOU KNOW, WE CAN'T PARTNER
  • 00:07:21.587 --> 00:07:23.022
  • AND, YOU KNOW, WE CAN'T PARTNERWITH THE OVERWHELMINGNESS OF
  • 00:07:23.022 --> 00:07:24.991
  • WITH THE OVERWHELMINGNESS OFTHESE BIG THINGS.
  • 00:07:24.991 --> 00:07:26.225
  • THESE BIG THINGS.WE HAVE TO JUST GO: OKAY, GOD,
  • 00:07:26.225 --> 00:07:27.994
  • WE HAVE TO JUST GO: OKAY, GOD,WHAT IS MY PART?
  • 00:07:27.994 --> 00:07:28.995
  • WHAT IS MY PART?WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?
  • 00:07:28.995 --> 00:07:30.596
  • WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?AND-- AND, LIKE YOU SAID, LISA,
  • 00:07:30.596 --> 00:07:32.732
  • AND-- AND, LIKE YOU SAID, LISA,JUST GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO HIS
  • 00:07:32.732 --> 00:07:34.467
  • JUST GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO HISWORD AND-- AND THIS--
  • 00:07:34.467 --> 00:07:35.401
  • WORD AND-- AND THIS--WE'RE NOT FIGHTING EACH OTHER,
  • 00:07:35.401 --> 00:07:37.470
  • WE'RE NOT FIGHTING EACH OTHER,YOU KNOW, WITH ANY OF THESE BIG
  • 00:07:37.470 --> 00:07:39.939
  • YOU KNOW, WITH ANY OF THESE BIGTOPICS THAT ARE SO INTENSE.
  • 00:07:39.939 --> 00:07:40.773
  • TOPICS THAT ARE SO INTENSE.WE'RE NOT FIGHTING EACH OTHER.
  • 00:07:40.773 --> 00:07:42.375
  • WE'RE NOT FIGHTING EACH OTHER.WE-- WE CAN HAVE DIFFERENT, YOU
  • 00:07:42.375 --> 00:07:45.478
  • WE-- WE CAN HAVE DIFFERENT, YOUKNOW, UM, YOU KNOW, OPINIONS,
  • 00:07:45.478 --> 00:07:46.012
  • KNOW, UM, YOU KNOW, OPINIONS,OR, YOU KNOW, DIFFERENT...
  • 00:07:46.012 --> 00:07:46.779
  • OR, YOU KNOW, DIFFERENT...PAINS, OR, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:07:46.779 --> 00:07:47.246
  • PAINS, OR, YOU KNOW,EXPERIENCES.
  • 00:07:47.246 --> 00:07:48.948
  • EXPERIENCES.LIKE, I DON'T UNDERSTAND THE
  • 00:07:48.948 --> 00:07:52.652
  • LIKE, I DON'T UNDERSTAND THEPAIN OF SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN
  • 00:07:52.652 --> 00:07:53.419
  • PAIN OF SOMEONE WHO HAS BEENTREATED UNFAIRLY BECAUSE OF THE
  • 00:07:53.419 --> 00:07:53.920
  • TREATED UNFAIRLY BECAUSE OF THECOLOR OF THEIR SKIN.
  • 00:07:53.920 --> 00:07:54.754
  • COLOR OF THEIR SKIN.I DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT.
  • 00:07:54.754 --> 00:07:58.324
  • I DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT.BUT I DO KNOW THAT I...WANT TO
  • 00:07:58.324 --> 00:08:00.059
  • BUT I DO KNOW THAT I...WANT TOHELP, AND I WANT TO HEAL, AND
  • 00:08:00.059 --> 00:08:01.861
  • HELP, AND I WANT TO HEAL, ANDREBUILD, AND RESTORE, AND DO MY
  • 00:08:01.861 --> 00:08:03.796
  • REBUILD, AND RESTORE, AND DO MYPART TO-- TO BRING TO THIS BIG
  • 00:08:03.796 --> 00:08:05.064
  • PART TO-- TO BRING TO THIS BIGTOPIC THAT FEELS OVERWHELMING,
  • 00:08:05.064 --> 00:08:07.266
  • TOPIC THAT FEELS OVERWHELMING,UM-- IT'S NOT!
  • 00:08:07.266 --> 00:08:08.901
  • UM-- IT'S NOT!IT'S NOT OVERWHELMING.
  • 00:08:08.901 --> 00:08:10.136
  • IT'S NOT OVERWHELMING.IT'S NOT A MOUNTAIN.
  • 00:08:10.136 --> 00:08:11.470
  • IT'S NOT A MOUNTAIN.YOU KNOW, AND I LOVE THAT THE
  • 00:08:11.470 --> 00:08:13.673
  • YOU KNOW, AND I LOVE THAT THEWORD OF GOD SAYS: THE MOUNTAIN
  • 00:08:13.673 --> 00:08:15.174
  • WORD OF GOD SAYS: THE MOUNTAINWILL BE CAST INTO THE SEA.
  • 00:08:15.174 --> 00:08:15.808
  • WILL BE CAST INTO THE SEA.AND THESE THINGS -- YOU KNOW,
  • 00:08:15.808 --> 00:08:16.409
  • AND THESE THINGS -- YOU KNOW,WE CAN DO OUR PART AND WE CAN
  • 00:08:16.409 --> 00:08:17.710
  • WE CAN DO OUR PART AND WE CANSEE MASSIVE CHANGE.
  • 00:08:17.710 --> 00:08:18.811
  • SEE MASSIVE CHANGE.WE DON'T HAVE TO BE OVERWHELMED
  • 00:08:18.811 --> 00:08:20.279
  • WE DON'T HAVE TO BE OVERWHELMEDBY THE SIZE OR THE-- THE
  • 00:08:20.279 --> 00:08:21.881
  • BY THE SIZE OR THE-- THEHEAVINESS OF THESE THINGS.
  • 00:08:21.881 --> 00:08:22.481
  • HEAVINESS OF THESE THINGS.IT'S LIKE: OKAY, HOLY SPIRIT,
  • 00:08:22.481 --> 00:08:23.583
  • IT'S LIKE: OKAY, HOLY SPIRIT,WHAT ARE YOU ASKING ME TO DO?
  • 00:08:23.583 --> 00:08:26.619
  • WHAT ARE YOU ASKING ME TO DO?AND I WON'T BE AFRAID OF THESE
  • 00:08:26.619 --> 00:08:27.853
  • AND I WON'T BE AFRAID OF THESEIDOLS, 'CAUSE, YOU KNOW, IN OUR
  • 00:08:27.853 --> 00:08:29.288
  • IDOLS, 'CAUSE, YOU KNOW, IN OUROWN LIVES, WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH
  • 00:08:29.288 --> 00:08:29.855
  • OWN LIVES, WE HAVE TO DEAL WITHPERSONAL IDOLS.
  • 00:08:29.855 --> 00:08:31.257
  • PERSONAL IDOLS.BUT, THERE ARE IDOLS IN OUR
  • 00:08:31.257 --> 00:08:32.592
  • BUT, THERE ARE IDOLS IN OURNATION, THERE ARE IDOLS IN THE
  • 00:08:32.592 --> 00:08:33.726
  • NATION, THERE ARE IDOLS IN THEWORLD, THERE ARE STRONGHOLDS
  • 00:08:33.726 --> 00:08:34.927
  • WORLD, THERE ARE STRONGHOLDSAND POWERS AND, UM--
  • 00:08:34.927 --> 00:08:36.529
  • AND POWERS AND, UM--BUT WE DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAID
  • 00:08:36.529 --> 00:08:38.364
  • BUT WE DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAIDOF THOSE, BECAUSE THE SPIRIT OF
  • 00:08:38.364 --> 00:08:39.932
  • OF THOSE, BECAUSE THE SPIRIT OFGOD LIVES INSIDE OF US, AND
  • 00:08:39.932 --> 00:08:42.602
  • GOD LIVES INSIDE OF US, ANDHE'S GIVEN US HIS WORD TO LEAD
  • 00:08:42.602 --> 00:08:44.670
  • HE'S GIVEN US HIS WORD TO LEADUS AND GUIDE US TO DO OUR PART
  • 00:08:44.670 --> 00:08:45.705
  • US AND GUIDE US TO DO OUR PARTAND TO LINK ARMS WITH PEOPLE,
  • 00:08:45.705 --> 00:08:46.906
  • AND TO LINK ARMS WITH PEOPLE,JUST LIKE THIS SHOW IS, EVEN.
  • 00:08:46.906 --> 00:08:49.008
  • JUST LIKE THIS SHOW IS, EVEN.THIS IS, UM, A DIVERSITY AND
  • 00:08:49.008 --> 00:08:51.077
  • THIS IS, UM, A DIVERSITY ANDBRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER.
  • 00:08:51.077 --> 00:08:53.079
  • BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER.AND THE POWER OF DIVERSITY IS
  • 00:08:53.079 --> 00:08:55.247
  • AND THE POWER OF DIVERSITY ISSO STUNNING FROM NOT ONLY
  • 00:08:55.247 --> 00:08:57.550
  • SO STUNNING FROM NOT ONLYRACES, BUT-- OR SEXES, BUT,
  • 00:08:57.550 --> 00:08:59.018
  • RACES, BUT-- OR SEXES, BUT,ALSO THE CHURCH.
  • 00:08:59.018 --> 00:09:00.620
  • ALSO THE CHURCH.YOU KNOW, THE POWER OF UNITING
  • 00:09:00.620 --> 00:09:02.054
  • YOU KNOW, THE POWER OF UNITINGIS SO BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:09:02.054 --> 00:09:03.189
  • IS SO BEAUTIFUL.AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT TAKES
  • 00:09:03.189 --> 00:09:04.290
  • AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT TAKESDOWN THESE STRONGHOLDS AND
  • 00:09:04.290 --> 00:09:05.958
  • DOWN THESE STRONGHOLDS ANDTHESE IDOLS, UM, THAT ARE
  • 00:09:05.958 --> 00:09:07.760
  • THESE IDOLS, UM, THAT AREOUTSIDE OF EVEN OUR PERSONAL
  • 00:09:07.760 --> 00:09:09.195
  • OUTSIDE OF EVEN OUR PERSONALLIVES IS THE UNITING TOGETHER
  • 00:09:09.195 --> 00:09:12.264
  • LIVES IS THE UNITING TOGETHERAND STANDING AGAINST, AND DOING
  • 00:09:12.264 --> 00:09:13.366
  • AND STANDING AGAINST, AND DOINGOUR PART, WHAT GOD'S ASKED US
  • 00:09:13.366 --> 00:09:14.033
  • OUR PART, WHAT GOD'S ASKED USTO DO, AND NOT BEING
  • 00:09:14.033 --> 00:09:15.501
  • TO DO, AND NOT BEINGOVERWHELMED BY THESE BIG THINGS
  • 00:09:15.501 --> 00:09:16.435
  • OVERWHELMED BY THESE BIG THINGSBUT GOING: OKAY, GOD, WHAT ARE
  • 00:09:16.435 --> 00:09:17.970
  • BUT GOING: OKAY, GOD, WHAT AREWE DOING?
  • 00:09:17.970 --> 00:09:18.971
  • WE DOING?I'M PARTNERING WITH YOU, AND,
  • 00:09:18.971 --> 00:09:20.940
  • I'M PARTNERING WITH YOU, AND,UM, THIS WILL NOT-- THIS WILL
  • 00:09:20.940 --> 00:09:22.241
  • UM, THIS WILL NOT-- THIS WILLNOT STAND ON MY WATCH.
  • 00:09:22.241 --> 00:09:23.843
  • NOT STAND ON MY WATCH.WE WILL FIGHT THIS TOGETHER AND
  • 00:09:23.843 --> 00:09:24.910
  • WE WILL FIGHT THIS TOGETHER ANDWE'LL WIN BECAUSE WE ARE
  • 00:09:24.910 --> 00:09:26.178
  • WE'LL WIN BECAUSE WE AREFIGHTING WITH SPIRITUAL
  • 00:09:26.178 --> 00:09:27.747
  • FIGHTING WITH SPIRITUALWEAPONS, NOT JUST OUR OWN
  • 00:09:27.747 --> 00:09:28.547
  • WEAPONS, NOT JUST OUR OWNSTRENGTH, SO, STANDING
  • 00:09:28.547 --> 00:09:29.849
  • STRENGTH, SO, STANDINGTOGETHER.
  • 00:09:29.849 --> 00:09:31.050
  • TOGETHER.HOW 'BOUT YOU, STEPH?
  • 00:09:31.050 --> 00:09:31.784
  • HOW 'BOUT YOU, STEPH?WHAT DO YOU FEEL?
  • 00:09:31.784 --> 00:09:33.319
  • WHAT DO YOU FEEL?- STEPHANIE IKE: YEAH, I LOVE
  • 00:09:33.319 --> 00:09:33.853
  • - STEPHANIE IKE: YEAH, I LOVETHAT.
  • 00:09:33.853 --> 00:09:35.054
  • THAT.AND, THERE'S A PARTICULAR
  • 00:09:35.054 --> 00:09:36.155
  • AND, THERE'S A PARTICULARPHRASE THAT-- A WORD, RATHER,
  • 00:09:36.155 --> 00:09:37.590
  • PHRASE THAT-- A WORD, RATHER,THAT LISA USED THAT I REALLY,
  • 00:09:37.590 --> 00:09:39.558
  • THAT LISA USED THAT I REALLY,UM, LOVE, EVEN IN THIS TOPIC,
  • 00:09:39.558 --> 00:09:40.860
  • UM, LOVE, EVEN IN THIS TOPIC,ABOUT MISPLACED TRUST WHEN IT
  • 00:09:40.860 --> 00:09:41.994
  • ABOUT MISPLACED TRUST WHEN ITCOMES TO IDOLS.
  • 00:09:41.994 --> 00:09:43.596
  • COMES TO IDOLS.BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IN MY LIFE,
  • 00:09:43.596 --> 00:09:46.198
  • BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IN MY LIFE,THE EVIDENCE OF ANY IDOL THAT
  • 00:09:46.198 --> 00:09:49.602
  • THE EVIDENCE OF ANY IDOL THATHAS STAYED FOR ANY LONG PERIOD
  • 00:09:49.602 --> 00:09:51.537
  • HAS STAYED FOR ANY LONG PERIODOF TIME, FOR ME, POINTS TO THE
  • 00:09:51.537 --> 00:09:52.972
  • OF TIME, FOR ME, POINTS TO THEFACT THAT THAT'S AN AREA THAT I
  • 00:09:52.972 --> 00:09:54.674
  • FACT THAT THAT'S AN AREA THAT IDON'T-- I DON'T TRUST GOD.
  • 00:09:54.674 --> 00:09:58.310
  • DON'T-- I DON'T TRUST GOD.NOW, IT MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN--
  • 00:09:58.310 --> 00:09:59.111
  • NOW, IT MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN--THAT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE
  • 00:09:59.111 --> 00:10:00.312
  • THAT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THEGENESIS OF IT, BECAUSE YOU HAVE
  • 00:10:00.312 --> 00:10:01.814
  • GENESIS OF IT, BECAUSE YOU HAVEEXPERIENCES THAT HAPPEN IN LIFE
  • 00:10:01.814 --> 00:10:03.349
  • EXPERIENCES THAT HAPPEN IN LIFETHAT CAUSE YOU, JUST LIKE WHAT
  • 00:10:03.349 --> 00:10:04.817
  • THAT CAUSE YOU, JUST LIKE WHATLISA SHARED, WHERE YOU JUST
  • 00:10:04.817 --> 00:10:06.218
  • LISA SHARED, WHERE YOU JUSTFEEL LIKE: OKAY, I HAVE TO LOOK
  • 00:10:06.218 --> 00:10:07.053
  • FEEL LIKE: OKAY, I HAVE TO LOOKTHIS WAY, IN ORDER TO GAIN
  • 00:10:07.053 --> 00:10:07.953
  • THIS WAY, IN ORDER TO GAINTHIS.
  • 00:10:07.953 --> 00:10:09.188
  • THIS.AND THEN, WHEN YOU ENCOUNTER
  • 00:10:09.188 --> 00:10:10.189
  • AND THEN, WHEN YOU ENCOUNTERTHE LORD, WHEN THAT IDOL IS
  • 00:10:10.189 --> 00:10:13.125
  • THE LORD, WHEN THAT IDOL ISSTILL PRESENT, WHEN THAT IDOL
  • 00:10:13.125 --> 00:10:15.995
  • STILL PRESENT, WHEN THAT IDOLIS STILL EVIDENT IN YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:10:15.995 --> 00:10:17.096
  • IS STILL EVIDENT IN YOUR LIFE,THEN YOU'RE STILL PLACING YOUR
  • 00:10:17.096 --> 00:10:17.697
  • THEN YOU'RE STILL PLACING YOURTRUST IN THAT.
  • 00:10:17.697 --> 00:10:18.898
  • TRUST IN THAT.BECAUSE, JUST LIKE WHEN YOU
  • 00:10:18.898 --> 00:10:20.199
  • BECAUSE, JUST LIKE WHEN YOUTALKED ABOUT WHAT YOU DRAW
  • 00:10:20.199 --> 00:10:21.267
  • TALKED ABOUT WHAT YOU DRAWSTRENGTH FROM OR WHAT YOU TAKE
  • 00:10:21.267 --> 00:10:22.768
  • STRENGTH FROM OR WHAT YOU TAKEYOUR STRENGTH TO, THAT SOUNDS
  • 00:10:22.768 --> 00:10:24.036
  • YOUR STRENGTH TO, THAT SOUNDSLIKE WHAT YOU HAVE PUT YOUR
  • 00:10:24.036 --> 00:10:25.504
  • LIKE WHAT YOU HAVE PUT YOURTRUST IN, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:10:25.504 --> 00:10:26.872
  • TRUST IN, YOU KNOW?AND SO, LIKE, FOR MANY TIMES,
  • 00:10:26.872 --> 00:10:28.841
  • AND SO, LIKE, FOR MANY TIMES,WHETHER WE'RE PUTTING OUR, UH,
  • 00:10:28.841 --> 00:10:30.543
  • WHETHER WE'RE PUTTING OUR, UH,TRUST IN THE WHITE HOUSE, OR
  • 00:10:30.543 --> 00:10:32.244
  • TRUST IN THE WHITE HOUSE, ORWE'RE PUTTING OUR TRUST IN A
  • 00:10:32.244 --> 00:10:33.779
  • WE'RE PUTTING OUR TRUST IN ARELATIONSHIP, OR A JOB, OR
  • 00:10:33.779 --> 00:10:35.581
  • RELATIONSHIP, OR A JOB, ORWHATEVER IT IS, AS BIG AS IT
  • 00:10:35.581 --> 00:10:37.016
  • WHATEVER IT IS, AS BIG AS ITCOULD BE OR AS SMALL AS IT
  • 00:10:37.016 --> 00:10:38.818
  • COULD BE OR AS SMALL AS ITCOULD BE, IT SHOWS THAT THERE'S
  • 00:10:38.818 --> 00:10:39.452
  • COULD BE, IT SHOWS THAT THERE'SA-- THERE'S AN AREA OF OUR
  • 00:10:39.452 --> 00:10:41.387
  • A-- THERE'S AN AREA OF OURLIVES THAT WE DON'T SEE GOD AS
  • 00:10:41.387 --> 00:10:43.489
  • LIVES THAT WE DON'T SEE GOD ASTHE PLACE THAT WE COULD PULL
  • 00:10:43.489 --> 00:10:44.290
  • THE PLACE THAT WE COULD PULLSTRENGTH FROM IN THAT-- IN THAT
  • 00:10:44.290 --> 00:10:45.124
  • STRENGTH FROM IN THAT-- IN THATAREA.
  • 00:10:45.124 --> 00:10:46.459
  • AREA.AND SO, I THINK THAT FOR ANYONE
  • 00:10:46.459 --> 00:10:48.928
  • AND SO, I THINK THAT FOR ANYONEELSE, SO JUST KIND OF, LIKE,
  • 00:10:48.928 --> 00:10:50.262
  • ELSE, SO JUST KIND OF, LIKE,STRUGGLING WITH "THIS THING IN
  • 00:10:50.262 --> 00:10:50.896
  • STRUGGLING WITH "THIS THING INMY LIFE, I'VE PUT IT ABOVE
  • 00:10:50.896 --> 00:10:52.965
  • MY LIFE, I'VE PUT IT ABOVEGOD."
  • 00:10:52.965 --> 00:10:53.532
  • GOD."AND I THINK IT TAKES
  • 00:10:53.532 --> 00:10:55.267
  • AND I THINK IT TAKESSELF-AWARENESS AND IT TAKES
  • 00:10:55.267 --> 00:10:56.535
  • SELF-AWARENESS AND IT TAKESHONESTY WITH THE LORD TO SAY:
  • 00:10:56.535 --> 00:10:58.504
  • HONESTY WITH THE LORD TO SAY:"I DON'T TRUST YOU IN THIS
  • 00:10:58.504 --> 00:11:01.173
  • "I DON'T TRUST YOU IN THISAREA."
  • 00:11:01.173 --> 00:11:01.907
  • AREA."AND I THINK ONE OF THE BIGGEST
  • 00:11:01.907 --> 00:11:02.742
  • AND I THINK ONE OF THE BIGGESTMISCONCEPTIONS IS THAT IF YOU
  • 00:11:02.742 --> 00:11:03.409
  • MISCONCEPTIONS IS THAT IF YOUHAVE FAITH IN GOD, THAT MEANS
  • 00:11:03.409 --> 00:11:04.009
  • HAVE FAITH IN GOD, THAT MEANSYOU TRUST HIM IN EVERY AREA OF
  • 00:11:04.009 --> 00:11:07.313
  • YOU TRUST HIM IN EVERY AREA OFYOUR LIFE.
  • 00:11:07.313 --> 00:11:07.947
  • YOUR LIFE.AND SO, IN ORDER FOR THE HOLY
  • 00:11:07.947 --> 00:11:09.448
  • AND SO, IN ORDER FOR THE HOLYSPIRIT TO TAKE AUTHORITY OVER
  • 00:11:09.448 --> 00:11:11.183
  • SPIRIT TO TAKE AUTHORITY OVEREVERY AREA OF OUR LIFE, OR
  • 00:11:11.183 --> 00:11:13.652
  • EVERY AREA OF OUR LIFE, OREVERY ROOM OF OUR LIFE, WE HAVE
  • 00:11:13.652 --> 00:11:14.520
  • EVERY ROOM OF OUR LIFE, WE HAVETO LET HIM IN.
  • 00:11:14.520 --> 00:11:15.087
  • TO LET HIM IN.WE HAVE TO LET HIM IN THOSE
  • 00:11:15.087 --> 00:11:16.989
  • WE HAVE TO LET HIM IN THOSEAREAS SO YOU CAN SAY: "YOU KNOW
  • 00:11:16.989 --> 00:11:18.257
  • AREAS SO YOU CAN SAY: "YOU KNOWWHAT, GOD?
  • 00:11:18.257 --> 00:11:20.025
  • WHAT, GOD?I TRUST YOU WHEN IT COMES TO MY
  • 00:11:20.025 --> 00:11:21.727
  • I TRUST YOU WHEN IT COMES TO MYBUSINESS, I TRUST YOU WHEN IT
  • 00:11:21.727 --> 00:11:23.095
  • BUSINESS, I TRUST YOU WHEN ITCOMES TO MINISTRY, BUT I DON'T
  • 00:11:23.095 --> 00:11:24.764
  • COMES TO MINISTRY, BUT I DON'TTRUST YOU WHEN IT COMES TO MY
  • 00:11:24.764 --> 00:11:25.331
  • TRUST YOU WHEN IT COMES TO MYCHILDREN.
  • 00:11:25.331 --> 00:11:26.132
  • CHILDREN.I DON'T TRUST YOU IN THIS
  • 00:11:26.132 --> 00:11:26.665
  • I DON'T TRUST YOU IN THISAREA."
  • 00:11:26.665 --> 00:11:27.767
  • AREA."AND IT'S TO, NOW, SAY:
  • 00:11:27.767 --> 00:11:29.001
  • AND IT'S TO, NOW, SAY:"YOU KNOW WHAT, LORD?
  • 00:11:29.001 --> 00:11:30.269
  • "YOU KNOW WHAT, LORD?LET ME BRING TO YOU MY TRUTH,
  • 00:11:30.269 --> 00:11:31.103
  • LET ME BRING TO YOU MY TRUTH,LET ME BRING TO YOU MY
  • 00:11:31.103 --> 00:11:32.371
  • LET ME BRING TO YOU MYHONESTY."
  • 00:11:32.371 --> 00:11:34.607
  • HONESTY."AND, WHEN YOU CAN DO THAT, THAT
  • 00:11:34.607 --> 00:11:36.208
  • AND, WHEN YOU CAN DO THAT, THATIS WHERE WE START BREAKING
  • 00:11:36.208 --> 00:11:37.209
  • IS WHERE WE START BREAKINGTHESE IDOLS, WHERE WE START
  • 00:11:37.209 --> 00:11:37.977
  • THESE IDOLS, WHERE WE STARTBREAKING THESE STRONGHOLDS,
  • 00:11:37.977 --> 00:11:40.579
  • BREAKING THESE STRONGHOLDS,LISA.
  • 00:11:40.579 --> 00:11:41.647
  • LISA.- LISA HARPER: YEAH, I LOVE
  • 00:11:41.647 --> 00:11:42.281
  • - LISA HARPER: YEAH, I LOVESTEPHANIE, THAT YOU BROUGHT IT
  • 00:11:42.281 --> 00:11:43.582
  • STEPHANIE, THAT YOU BROUGHT ITBACK TO THE WORD OF GOD AND THE
  • 00:11:43.582 --> 00:11:44.183
  • BACK TO THE WORD OF GOD AND THENAME OF JESUS.
  • 00:11:44.183 --> 00:11:47.353
  • NAME OF JESUS.I, UM-- Y'ALL GOTTA HANG WITH
  • 00:11:47.353 --> 00:11:49.088
  • I, UM-- Y'ALL GOTTA HANG WITHME 'CAUSE I'M NOT SURE THIS
  • 00:11:49.088 --> 00:11:49.922
  • ME 'CAUSE I'M NOT SURE THISSTORY IS BIBLICALLY DEFENSIBLE
  • 00:11:49.922 --> 00:11:52.057
  • STORY IS BIBLICALLY DEFENSIBLEOR-- OR REDEMPTIVE.
  • 00:11:52.057 --> 00:11:55.394
  • OR-- OR REDEMPTIVE.BUT, I'M GONNA GO WITH IT.
  • 00:11:55.394 --> 00:11:56.095
  • BUT, I'M GONNA GO WITH IT.I THINK THIS IS THE HOLY SPIRIT
  • 00:11:56.095 --> 00:11:56.996
  • I THINK THIS IS THE HOLY SPIRITAND NOT CAFFEINE.
  • 00:11:56.996 --> 00:11:58.397
  • AND NOT CAFFEINE.I GREW UP IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.
  • 00:11:58.397 --> 00:12:00.499
  • I GREW UP IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.UM, AND SO, WHERE I GREW UP,
  • 00:12:00.499 --> 00:12:01.834
  • UM, AND SO, WHERE I GREW UP,EVERYBODY HAD A POOL.
  • 00:12:01.834 --> 00:12:02.434
  • EVERYBODY HAD A POOL.YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO BE WEALTHY
  • 00:12:02.434 --> 00:12:03.502
  • YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO BE WEALTHYTO HAVE A POOL.
  • 00:12:03.502 --> 00:12:05.070
  • TO HAVE A POOL.IT WAS JUST SO HOT, THAT WAS--
  • 00:12:05.070 --> 00:12:06.138
  • IT WAS JUST SO HOT, THAT WAS--THAT WAS KIND OF...PART OF WHAT
  • 00:12:06.138 --> 00:12:07.339
  • THAT WAS KIND OF...PART OF WHATYOU DID IS YOU DUG A HOLE IN
  • 00:12:07.339 --> 00:12:08.007
  • YOU DID IS YOU DUG A HOLE INYOUR BACKYARD AND YOU HAD WATER
  • 00:12:08.007 --> 00:12:08.774
  • YOUR BACKYARD AND YOU HAD WATERIN IT.
  • 00:12:08.774 --> 00:12:10.876
  • IN IT.AND, THERE WAS THIS SEASON -- I
  • 00:12:10.876 --> 00:12:11.944
  • AND, THERE WAS THIS SEASON -- ITHINK I WAS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL --
  • 00:12:11.944 --> 00:12:13.379
  • THINK I WAS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL --WHERE IT BECAME FASHIONABLE IN
  • 00:12:13.379 --> 00:12:15.748
  • WHERE IT BECAME FASHIONABLE INOUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO ADD THIS
  • 00:12:15.748 --> 00:12:16.749
  • OUR NEIGHBORHOOD TO ADD THISCHEMICAL TO YOUR POOL THAT
  • 00:12:16.749 --> 00:12:18.984
  • CHEMICAL TO YOUR POOL THATWOULD ILLUMINATE WHEN ANY OF
  • 00:12:18.984 --> 00:12:20.786
  • WOULD ILLUMINATE WHEN ANY OFTHE LITTLE CHILDREN WENT POTTY
  • 00:12:20.786 --> 00:12:22.822
  • THE LITTLE CHILDREN WENT POTTYIN THE POOL.
  • 00:12:22.822 --> 00:12:24.056
  • IN THE POOL.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:12:24.056 --> 00:12:24.890
  • [LAUGHTER]AND SO, THERE WERE A COUPLE OF
  • 00:12:24.890 --> 00:12:26.325
  • AND SO, THERE WERE A COUPLE OFMONTHS WHEN YOU WERE JUST
  • 00:12:26.325 --> 00:12:26.926
  • MONTHS WHEN YOU WERE JUSTSCARED TO DEATH WHEN YOU WERE
  • 00:12:26.926 --> 00:12:28.127
  • SCARED TO DEATH WHEN YOU WEREIN SOMEBODY ELSE'S POOL IF YOU
  • 00:12:28.127 --> 00:12:29.795
  • IN SOMEBODY ELSE'S POOL IF YOUHAD TO GO TEE-TEE, 'CAUSE YOU
  • 00:12:29.795 --> 00:12:30.696
  • HAD TO GO TEE-TEE, 'CAUSE YOUWERE GONNA BE CALLED OUT.
  • 00:12:30.696 --> 00:12:31.964
  • WERE GONNA BE CALLED OUT.BECAUSE IT WOULD TURN THIS-- IT
  • 00:12:31.964 --> 00:12:32.598
  • BECAUSE IT WOULD TURN THIS-- ITSEEMS LIKE IT WAS RED OF
  • 00:12:32.598 --> 00:12:33.132
  • SEEMS LIKE IT WAS RED OFBLUE.
  • 00:12:33.132 --> 00:12:33.999
  • BLUE.YOU KNOW, THE CHEMICAL IN THE
  • 00:12:33.999 --> 00:12:35.801
  • YOU KNOW, THE CHEMICAL IN THEPOOL JUST ILLUMINATED IF YOU
  • 00:12:35.801 --> 00:12:37.970
  • POOL JUST ILLUMINATED IF YOUWET YOUR PANTS IN THE POOL,
  • 00:12:37.970 --> 00:12:40.306
  • WET YOUR PANTS IN THE POOL,WHICH I DON'T ADVOCATE THAT --
  • 00:12:40.306 --> 00:12:41.774
  • WHICH I DON'T ADVOCATE THAT --MIND YOU, HEAR ME SAY THAT.
  • 00:12:41.774 --> 00:12:43.309
  • MIND YOU, HEAR ME SAY THAT.BUT -- UM, I WON'T TALK ABOUT
  • 00:12:43.309 --> 00:12:44.677
  • BUT -- UM, I WON'T TALK ABOUTBLADDERS AND BEING 57.
  • 00:12:44.677 --> 00:12:46.445
  • BLADDERS AND BEING 57.BUT, I THINK THE WORD OF GOD
  • 00:12:46.445 --> 00:12:48.414
  • BUT, I THINK THE WORD OF GODAND THE NAME OF JESUS
  • 00:12:48.414 --> 00:12:52.351
  • AND THE NAME OF JESUSILLUMINATE AND REPEL IDOLS.
  • 00:12:52.351 --> 00:12:54.687
  • ILLUMINATE AND REPEL IDOLS.I WAS IN A...A THIRD-WORLD
  • 00:12:54.687 --> 00:12:56.055
  • I WAS IN A...A THIRD-WORLDCOUNTRY, NOT TOO LONG AGO,
  • 00:12:56.055 --> 00:12:58.324
  • COUNTRY, NOT TOO LONG AGO,WHERE WITCHCRAFT WAS PRACTICED.
  • 00:12:58.324 --> 00:13:01.627
  • WHERE WITCHCRAFT WAS PRACTICED.AND, I WAS INTRODUCED TO A
  • 00:13:01.627 --> 00:13:03.262
  • AND, I WAS INTRODUCED TO AGROUP OF WOMEN WHO PRACTICED
  • 00:13:03.262 --> 00:13:06.265
  • GROUP OF WOMEN WHO PRACTICEDWITCHCRAFT AND VOODOO.
  • 00:13:06.265 --> 00:13:06.866
  • WITCHCRAFT AND VOODOO.AND, INITIALLY, THEY THOUGHT I
  • 00:13:06.866 --> 00:13:07.933
  • AND, INITIALLY, THEY THOUGHT IWAS A VOODOO PRIESTESS.
  • 00:13:07.933 --> 00:13:09.969
  • WAS A VOODOO PRIESTESS.AND I SAID, "NO, NO,"
  • 00:13:09.969 --> 00:13:11.136
  • AND I SAID, "NO, NO,"AND I COULDN'T SPEAK
  • 00:13:11.136 --> 00:13:11.904
  • AND I COULDN'T SPEAKTHEIR LANGUAGE.
  • 00:13:11.904 --> 00:13:13.105
  • THEIR LANGUAGE.AND I JUST BEGAN HOLDING
  • 00:13:13.105 --> 00:13:14.073
  • AND I JUST BEGAN HOLDINGUP MY BIBLE AND I SAID,
  • 00:13:14.073 --> 00:13:16.508
  • UP MY BIBLE AND I SAID,"JESUS...JESUS."
  • 00:13:16.508 --> 00:13:18.043
  • "JESUS...JESUS."AND, Y'ALL, THESE WOMEN
  • 00:13:18.043 --> 00:13:19.078
  • AND, Y'ALL, THESE WOMENLITERALLY STARTED BACKING UP
  • 00:13:19.078 --> 00:13:23.282
  • LITERALLY STARTED BACKING UPFROM ME.
  • 00:13:23.282 --> 00:13:25.284
  • FROM ME.I THINK OUR AMERICAN
  • 00:13:25.284 --> 00:13:25.818
  • I THINK OUR AMERICANEVANGELICAL CULTURE--
  • 00:13:25.818 --> 00:13:26.785
  • EVANGELICAL CULTURE--UH, I HAD A WOMEN'S CONFERENCE,
  • 00:13:26.785 --> 00:13:27.786
  • UH, I HAD A WOMEN'S CONFERENCE,RECENTLY, AND THEY SAID, "WE
  • 00:13:27.786 --> 00:13:28.387
  • RECENTLY, AND THEY SAID, "WEKNOW YOU'RE A BIBLE TEACHER,
  • 00:13:28.387 --> 00:13:29.722
  • KNOW YOU'RE A BIBLE TEACHER,BUT WE WOULD RATHER YOU JUST
  • 00:13:29.722 --> 00:13:31.156
  • BUT WE WOULD RATHER YOU JUSTTELL FUNNY STORIES AND TALK
  • 00:13:31.156 --> 00:13:32.691
  • TELL FUNNY STORIES AND TALKABOUT GOD, BECAUSE WE FOUND THE
  • 00:13:32.691 --> 00:13:36.228
  • ABOUT GOD, BECAUSE WE FOUND THENAME OF JESUS IS OFFENSIVE."
  • 00:13:36.228 --> 00:13:37.830
  • NAME OF JESUS IS OFFENSIVE."AND I THOUGHT: GOODNESS
  • 00:13:37.830 --> 00:13:39.431
  • AND I THOUGHT: GOODNESSGRACIOUS, WE ARE LOSING OUR
  • 00:13:39.431 --> 00:13:41.433
  • GRACIOUS, WE ARE LOSING OURGOSPEL EFFICACY WHEN WE DON'T
  • 00:13:41.433 --> 00:13:43.202
  • GOSPEL EFFICACY WHEN WE DON'TSPEAK ABOUT JESUS AND WE DON'T
  • 00:13:43.202 --> 00:13:47.306
  • SPEAK ABOUT JESUS AND WE DON'TUSE GOD'S WORD.
  • 00:13:47.306 --> 00:13:49.074
  • USE GOD'S WORD.SO, I DON'T THINK WE, UM, CAN
  • 00:13:49.074 --> 00:13:50.309
  • SO, I DON'T THINK WE, UM, CANEVER BE EFFECTIVE AT
  • 00:13:50.309 --> 00:13:52.778
  • EVER BE EFFECTIVE ATRECOGNIZING THE IDOLS IN OUR
  • 00:13:52.778 --> 00:13:54.313
  • RECOGNIZING THE IDOLS IN OUROWN LIVES OR THE IDOLS AROUND
  • 00:13:54.313 --> 00:13:55.547
  • OWN LIVES OR THE IDOLS AROUNDUS, DANGEROUS IDOLS, IF WE GET
  • 00:13:55.547 --> 00:13:57.917
  • US, DANGEROUS IDOLS, IF WE GETAWAY FROM THE AUTHORITY OF
  • 00:13:57.917 --> 00:13:59.418
  • AWAY FROM THE AUTHORITY OFGOD'S WORD, THE AUTHORITY OF
  • 00:13:59.418 --> 00:14:00.586
  • GOD'S WORD, THE AUTHORITY OFGOD IN HIS WORD, AND THE NAME
  • 00:14:00.586 --> 00:14:02.154
  • GOD IN HIS WORD, AND THE NAMEOF JESUS.
  • 00:14:02.154 --> 00:14:03.923
  • OF JESUS.- LISA BEVERE: YOU KNOW, I
  • 00:14:03.923 --> 00:14:05.858
  • - LISA BEVERE: YOU KNOW, ITOTALLY LOVE THAT...JESUS IS
  • 00:14:05.858 --> 00:14:08.394
  • TOTALLY LOVE THAT...JESUS ISTHE ONE THAT ACTUALLY LOCATES
  • 00:14:08.394 --> 00:14:09.094
  • THE ONE THAT ACTUALLY LOCATESTHE IDOLS.
  • 00:14:09.094 --> 00:14:10.296
  • THE IDOLS.- LISA HARPER: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:14:10.296 --> 00:14:10.930
  • - LISA HARPER: THAT'S RIGHT.- LISA BEVERE: YOU LOOK AT THE
  • 00:14:10.930 --> 00:14:12.831
  • - LISA BEVERE: YOU LOOK AT THESTORY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER.
  • 00:14:12.831 --> 00:14:14.466
  • STORY OF THE RICH YOUNG RULER.AND IT SAYS THAT HE CAME
  • 00:14:14.466 --> 00:14:16.635
  • AND IT SAYS THAT HE CAMERUNNING AND KNEELING DOWN.
  • 00:14:16.635 --> 00:14:19.838
  • RUNNING AND KNEELING DOWN.AND, HE SAID, YOU KNOW, "GOOD
  • 00:14:19.838 --> 00:14:21.640
  • AND, HE SAID, YOU KNOW, "GOODTEACHER..."
  • 00:14:21.640 --> 00:14:22.508
  • TEACHER..."SO, HE SAID:
  • 00:14:22.508 --> 00:14:23.142
  • SO, HE SAID:"OKAY, I-- I BELIEVE THAT YOU
  • 00:14:23.142 --> 00:14:24.143
  • "OKAY, I-- I BELIEVE THAT YOUCAN TEACH ME.
  • 00:14:24.143 --> 00:14:26.312
  • CAN TEACH ME.WHAT MUST I DO TO INHERIT
  • 00:14:26.312 --> 00:14:28.447
  • WHAT MUST I DO TO INHERITETERNAL LIFE?"
  • 00:14:28.447 --> 00:14:29.815
  • ETERNAL LIFE?"AND, IT SAID THAT JESUS LOOKED
  • 00:14:29.815 --> 00:14:33.319
  • AND, IT SAID THAT JESUS LOOKEDAT HIM...AND LOVED HIM.
  • 00:14:33.319 --> 00:14:34.420
  • AT HIM...AND LOVED HIM.HE DIDN'T LOOK AT HIM AND JUDGE
  • 00:14:34.420 --> 00:14:35.521
  • HE DIDN'T LOOK AT HIM AND JUDGEHIM.
  • 00:14:35.521 --> 00:14:36.722
  • HIM.HE DIDN'T LOOK AT HIM AND SAY,
  • 00:14:36.722 --> 00:14:37.957
  • HE DIDN'T LOOK AT HIM AND SAY,"BUDDY, YOU'RE REALLY MESSING
  • 00:14:37.957 --> 00:14:38.958
  • "BUDDY, YOU'RE REALLY MESSINGUP IN THIS ONE AREA."
  • 00:14:38.958 --> 00:14:40.492
  • UP IN THIS ONE AREA."IT SAID THAT HE LOOKED AT HIM
  • 00:14:40.492 --> 00:14:44.296
  • IT SAID THAT HE LOOKED AT HIMAND HE LOVED HIM.
  • 00:14:44.296 --> 00:14:45.197
  • AND HE LOVED HIM.AND THEN, HE PUT HIS FINGER ON
  • 00:14:45.197 --> 00:14:47.900
  • AND THEN, HE PUT HIS FINGER ONTHE IDOL IN HIS LIFE.
  • 00:14:47.900 --> 00:14:48.434
  • THE IDOL IN HIS LIFE.HE SAID: "YOU NEED TO SELL
  • 00:14:48.434 --> 00:14:49.835
  • HE SAID: "YOU NEED TO SELLEVERYTHING YOU HAVE,
  • 00:14:49.835 --> 00:14:51.470
  • EVERYTHING YOU HAVE,GIVE IT TO THE POOR, AND
  • 00:14:51.470 --> 00:14:54.540
  • GIVE IT TO THE POOR, ANDFOLLOW ME."
  • 00:14:54.540 --> 00:14:55.808
  • FOLLOW ME."AND IT SAID, "HE WENT AWAY SAD,
  • 00:14:55.808 --> 00:14:59.945
  • AND IT SAID, "HE WENT AWAY SAD,BECAUSE HE HAD GREAT WEALTH."
  • 00:14:59.945 --> 00:15:00.546
  • BECAUSE HE HAD GREAT WEALTH."THAT WAS THE IDOL THAT HE
  • 00:15:00.546 --> 00:15:01.747
  • THAT WAS THE IDOL THAT HETRUSTED IN -- HIS WEALTH.
  • 00:15:01.747 --> 00:15:03.449
  • TRUSTED IN -- HIS WEALTH.AND I LOVE THAT JESUS DIDN'T
  • 00:15:03.449 --> 00:15:06.251
  • AND I LOVE THAT JESUS DIDN'TSAY, "SELL EVERYTHING YOU HAVE
  • 00:15:06.251 --> 00:15:07.119
  • SAY, "SELL EVERYTHING YOU HAVEAND GIVE IT TO ME," OR "PUT IT
  • 00:15:07.119 --> 00:15:10.255
  • AND GIVE IT TO ME," OR "PUT ITINTO MY MINISTRY."
  • 00:15:10.255 --> 00:15:11.623
  • INTO MY MINISTRY."JESUS ACTUALLY REALLY SAID: I'M
  • 00:15:11.623 --> 00:15:13.392
  • JESUS ACTUALLY REALLY SAID: I'MGONNA LOCATE THIS IDOL THAT'S
  • 00:15:13.392 --> 00:15:15.294
  • GONNA LOCATE THIS IDOL THAT'SHOLDING YOU BACK, AND IT
  • 00:15:15.294 --> 00:15:17.129
  • HOLDING YOU BACK, AND ITDOESN'T BENEFIT ME.
  • 00:15:17.129 --> 00:15:17.863
  • DOESN'T BENEFIT ME.IT'S GOING TO BENEFIT THE
  • 00:15:17.863 --> 00:15:19.264
  • IT'S GOING TO BENEFIT THEKINGDOM.
  • 00:15:19.264 --> 00:15:20.866
  • KINGDOM.AND I THINK THAT ALL OF US --
  • 00:15:20.866 --> 00:15:22.301
  • AND I THINK THAT ALL OF US --WE HAVE THESE LITTLE AREAS.
  • 00:15:22.301 --> 00:15:23.535
  • WE HAVE THESE LITTLE AREAS.WE'RE LIKE: JESUS, I'M GONNA
  • 00:15:23.535 --> 00:15:24.503
  • WE'RE LIKE: JESUS, I'M GONNALET YOU TOUCH ALL THESE AREA,
  • 00:15:24.503 --> 00:15:25.637
  • LET YOU TOUCH ALL THESE AREA,BUT YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED TO TOUCH
  • 00:15:25.637 --> 00:15:26.638
  • BUT YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED TO TOUCHTHIS AREA BECAUSE THIS IS MY--
  • 00:15:26.638 --> 00:15:28.173
  • THIS AREA BECAUSE THIS IS MY--THIS IS MY AREA.
  • 00:15:28.173 --> 00:15:29.074
  • THIS IS MY AREA.- JENN: PRECIOUS.
  • 00:15:29.074 --> 00:15:30.642
  • - JENN: PRECIOUS.- LISA BEVERE: THIS IS MY AREA
  • 00:15:30.642 --> 00:15:31.543
  • - LISA BEVERE: THIS IS MY AREAI LIKE.
  • 00:15:31.543 --> 00:15:32.311
  • I LIKE.THIS IS-- THIS--
  • 00:15:32.311 --> 00:15:33.912
  • THIS IS-- THIS--YES, MY PRECIOUS, MY PRECIOUS.
  • 00:15:33.912 --> 00:15:35.147
  • YES, MY PRECIOUS, MY PRECIOUS.AND I-- AND I-- THIS IS THE
  • 00:15:35.147 --> 00:15:35.848
  • AND I-- AND I-- THIS IS THEPLACE THAT I WANT TO BE
  • 00:15:35.848 --> 00:15:36.915
  • PLACE THAT I WANT TO BEINVISIBLE.
  • 00:15:36.915 --> 00:15:37.750
  • INVISIBLE.YOU KNOW, I LOVE THAT YOU
  • 00:15:37.750 --> 00:15:38.884
  • YOU KNOW, I LOVE THAT YOUBROUGHT UP THE INVI--
  • 00:15:38.884 --> 00:15:39.952
  • BROUGHT UP THE INVI--YOU PUT IT ON, YOU'RE LIKE: OH,
  • 00:15:39.952 --> 00:15:41.453
  • YOU PUT IT ON, YOU'RE LIKE: OH,THAT'S NOT VISIBLE TO GOD.
  • 00:15:41.453 --> 00:15:43.489
  • THAT'S NOT VISIBLE TO GOD.AND HE'S SAYING: THAT ONE THING
  • 00:15:43.489 --> 00:15:45.624
  • AND HE'S SAYING: THAT ONE THING-- THAT ONE THING -- IS THE
  • 00:15:45.624 --> 00:15:50.329
  • -- THAT ONE THING -- IS THETHING THAT IS HOLDING YOU BACK
  • 00:15:50.329 --> 00:15:52.464
  • THING THAT IS HOLDING YOU BACKFROM EVERYTHING I HAVE FOR YOU.
  • 00:15:52.464 --> 00:15:55.134
  • FROM EVERYTHING I HAVE FOR YOU.EVERY SINGLE TIME GOD BEGINS TO
  • 00:15:55.134 --> 00:15:57.970
  • EVERY SINGLE TIME GOD BEGINS TODO SOMETHING, BRING SOMETHING
  • 00:15:57.970 --> 00:15:59.571
  • DO SOMETHING, BRING SOMETHINGFROM HEAVEN INTO EARTH, HE WILL
  • 00:15:59.571 --> 00:16:00.773
  • FROM HEAVEN INTO EARTH, HE WILLALWAYS CONFRONT AN IDOL IN OUR
  • 00:16:00.773 --> 00:16:01.907
  • ALWAYS CONFRONT AN IDOL IN OURLIFE.
  • 00:16:01.907 --> 00:16:02.908
  • LIFE.AND HE ALWAYS SAYS: HEY, DON'T
  • 00:16:02.908 --> 00:16:03.575
  • AND HE ALWAYS SAYS: HEY, DON'TBE AFRAID.
  • 00:16:03.575 --> 00:16:05.711
  • BE AFRAID.DON'T BE AFRAID.
  • 00:16:05.711 --> 00:16:06.578
  • DON'T BE AFRAID.I'M GETTING READY TO TERRIFY
  • 00:16:06.578 --> 00:16:07.312
  • I'M GETTING READY TO TERRIFYYOU.
  • 00:16:07.312 --> 00:16:08.414
  • YOU.I'M GETTING TODAY TO STRIP
  • 00:16:08.414 --> 00:16:10.149
  • I'M GETTING TODAY TO STRIPASIDE THAT ONE THING THAT YOU
  • 00:16:10.149 --> 00:16:11.784
  • ASIDE THAT ONE THING THAT YOUARE HIDING BEHIND, THAT ONE
  • 00:16:11.784 --> 00:16:13.218
  • ARE HIDING BEHIND, THAT ONETHING THAT YOU TRUSTED IN.
  • 00:16:13.218 --> 00:16:14.253
  • THING THAT YOU TRUSTED IN.BUT, SEE, GOD LOVES US TOO
  • 00:16:14.253 --> 00:16:15.554
  • BUT, SEE, GOD LOVES US TOOMUCH.
  • 00:16:15.554 --> 00:16:17.990
  • MUCH.YOU KNOW, I WAS TALKING -- OUT
  • 00:16:17.990 --> 00:16:21.693
  • YOU KNOW, I WAS TALKING -- OUTTO DINNER WITH A DEAR FRIEND.
  • 00:16:21.693 --> 00:16:23.595
  • TO DINNER WITH A DEAR FRIEND.AND, SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT SOME
  • 00:16:23.595 --> 00:16:25.564
  • AND, SHE WAS TALKING ABOUT SOMEPRAYERS THAT SHE HAD PRAYED
  • 00:16:25.564 --> 00:16:26.598
  • PRAYERS THAT SHE HAD PRAYEDTHAT SHE LOOKED BACK AND SHE
  • 00:16:26.598 --> 00:16:27.633
  • THAT SHE LOOKED BACK AND SHEWAS LIKE, "GOSH, THAT WAS A
  • 00:16:27.633 --> 00:16:30.669
  • WAS LIKE, "GOSH, THAT WAS AHORRIBLE CHOICE OF PRAYERS."
  • 00:16:30.669 --> 00:16:31.804
  • HORRIBLE CHOICE OF PRAYERS."AND...SHE SAID, "I THOUGHT,
  • 00:16:31.804 --> 00:16:32.805
  • AND...SHE SAID, "I THOUGHT,'WELL, OF COURSE, GOD WOULDN'T
  • 00:16:32.805 --> 00:16:33.672
  • 'WELL, OF COURSE, GOD WOULDN'TANSWER THAT.'"
  • 00:16:33.672 --> 00:16:34.873
  • ANSWER THAT.'"AND I SAID, "YEAH."
  • 00:16:34.873 --> 00:16:36.208
  • AND I SAID, "YEAH."BECAUSE, SEE, THERE'S A MOMENT
  • 00:16:36.208 --> 00:16:37.643
  • BECAUSE, SEE, THERE'S A MOMENTIN COVID THAT IS NOT LIKE THE
  • 00:16:37.643 --> 00:16:39.378
  • IN COVID THAT IS NOT LIKE THEMOMENT THAT WE'VE HAD IN THE
  • 00:16:39.378 --> 00:16:40.512
  • MOMENT THAT WE'VE HAD IN THEPRESENCE OF GOD, MAYBE TEN
  • 00:16:40.512 --> 00:16:41.613
  • PRESENCE OF GOD, MAYBE TENYEARS AGO.
  • 00:16:41.613 --> 00:16:43.582
  • YEARS AGO.AND THERE'S THINGS THAT MAYBE
  • 00:16:43.582 --> 00:16:44.850
  • AND THERE'S THINGS THAT MAYBEYOU SAY IN A MOMENT THAT GOD'S
  • 00:16:44.850 --> 00:16:47.352
  • YOU SAY IN A MOMENT THAT GOD'SLIKE: NO...NO, NO.
  • 00:16:47.352 --> 00:16:48.987
  • LIKE: NO...NO, NO.WHEN YOU WERE IN MY PRESENCE
  • 00:16:48.987 --> 00:16:50.656
  • WHEN YOU WERE IN MY PRESENCEBEFORE, YOU SAID: "GOD, I DON'T
  • 00:16:50.656 --> 00:16:51.857
  • BEFORE, YOU SAID: "GOD, I DON'TWANT ANYTHING THAT WOULD EVER
  • 00:16:51.857 --> 00:16:53.959
  • WANT ANYTHING THAT WOULD EVERREMOVE ME FROM YOU.
  • 00:16:53.959 --> 00:16:55.260
  • REMOVE ME FROM YOU.I DON'T WANT ANYTHING THAT
  • 00:16:55.260 --> 00:16:56.361
  • I DON'T WANT ANYTHING THATWOULD EVER TAKE YOUR PLACE IN
  • 00:16:56.361 --> 00:16:57.229
  • WOULD EVER TAKE YOUR PLACE INMY LIFE, GOD.
  • 00:16:57.229 --> 00:16:58.697
  • MY LIFE, GOD.IF THERE'S ANYTHING THAT WOULD
  • 00:16:58.697 --> 00:17:00.299
  • IF THERE'S ANYTHING THAT WOULDSHADOW OR SHAME, GOD, I DON'T
  • 00:17:00.299 --> 00:17:01.867
  • SHADOW OR SHAME, GOD, I DON'TWANT THAT IN MY LIFE."
  • 00:17:01.867 --> 00:17:03.902
  • WANT THAT IN MY LIFE."YOU PRAYED THAT WITH SUCH DEPTH
  • 00:17:03.902 --> 00:17:06.205
  • YOU PRAYED THAT WITH SUCH DEPTHAND MEANING.
  • 00:17:06.205 --> 00:17:07.206
  • AND MEANING.AND HE SAID: I'M NOT GONNA--
  • 00:17:07.206 --> 00:17:08.974
  • AND HE SAID: I'M NOT GONNA--I'M NOT GONNA VIOLATE THAT TO
  • 00:17:08.974 --> 00:17:11.477
  • I'M NOT GONNA VIOLATE THAT TOGIVE YOU THIS.
  • 00:17:11.477 --> 00:17:13.112
  • GIVE YOU THIS.AND SO, I LOVE IT WHEN HE
  • 00:17:13.112 --> 00:17:14.713
  • AND SO, I LOVE IT WHEN HEEXPOSES AN IDOL.
  • 00:17:14.713 --> 00:17:16.915
  • EXPOSES AN IDOL.IT SAYS THE HE DISCIPLINES AND
  • 00:17:16.915 --> 00:17:18.584
  • IT SAYS THE HE DISCIPLINES ANDPRUNES US SO THAT WE CAN BEAR
  • 00:17:18.584 --> 00:17:21.120
  • PRUNES US SO THAT WE CAN BEARMORE FRUIT.
  • 00:17:21.120 --> 00:17:22.754
  • MORE FRUIT.SO, JENN, HAVE YOU BEEN
  • 00:17:22.754 --> 00:17:23.956
  • SO, JENN, HAVE YOU BEENEXPERIENCING PRUNING, DURING
  • 00:17:23.956 --> 00:17:25.190
  • EXPERIENCING PRUNING, DURINGCOVID?
  • 00:17:25.190 --> 00:17:26.091
  • COVID?[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:17:26.091 --> 00:17:27.459
  • [LAUGHTER]- JENN: YES.
  • 00:17:27.459 --> 00:17:28.694
  • - JENN: YES.YES. IT'S AMAZING THAT YOU SAID
  • 00:17:28.694 --> 00:17:30.362
  • YES. IT'S AMAZING THAT YOU SAIDTHE WORD "PRUNING," THERE AT
  • 00:17:30.362 --> 00:17:31.864
  • THE WORD "PRUNING," THERE ATTHE END, TOO, BECAUSE, THAT WAS
  • 00:17:31.864 --> 00:17:32.731
  • THE END, TOO, BECAUSE, THAT WASLITERALLY A CONVERSATION WE
  • 00:17:32.731 --> 00:17:34.366
  • LITERALLY A CONVERSATION WEWERE HAVING WITH OUR TEAM
  • 00:17:34.366 --> 00:17:35.267
  • WERE HAVING WITH OUR TEAMYESTERDAY WAS: WOW, WE'RE
  • 00:17:35.267 --> 00:17:36.969
  • YESTERDAY WAS: WOW, WE'REGETTING PRUNED.
  • 00:17:36.969 --> 00:17:38.170
  • GETTING PRUNED.WE ARE-- YOU KNOW, AND EVEN
  • 00:17:38.170 --> 00:17:39.138
  • WE ARE-- YOU KNOW, AND EVENJUST DOWNSIZING AND--
  • 00:17:39.138 --> 00:17:41.173
  • JUST DOWNSIZING AND--YOU KNOW, THE BEAUTIFUL THING
  • 00:17:41.173 --> 00:17:43.142
  • YOU KNOW, THE BEAUTIFUL THINGIS IS THAT TALKING TO FRIENDS
  • 00:17:43.142 --> 00:17:44.443
  • IS IS THAT TALKING TO FRIENDSABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE THROUGH
  • 00:17:44.443 --> 00:17:45.777
  • ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE THROUGHTHE PAST SIX, SEVEN MONTHS WITH
  • 00:17:45.777 --> 00:17:46.812
  • THE PAST SIX, SEVEN MONTHS WITHCOVID, UM, IT'S BEEN SOMETHING
  • 00:17:46.812 --> 00:17:49.581
  • COVID, UM, IT'S BEEN SOMETHINGWHERE I'VE SEEN MY FRIENDS
  • 00:17:49.581 --> 00:17:51.016
  • WHERE I'VE SEEN MY FRIENDSDOWNSIZING AND PRUNING THEIR
  • 00:17:51.016 --> 00:17:53.952
  • DOWNSIZING AND PRUNING THEIROWN PERSONAL WORLDS AND-- AND
  • 00:17:53.952 --> 00:17:55.187
  • OWN PERSONAL WORLDS AND-- ANDGETTING RID OF, YOU KNOW, WHAT
  • 00:17:55.187 --> 00:17:56.488
  • GETTING RID OF, YOU KNOW, WHATTHEY DON'T NEED.
  • 00:17:56.488 --> 00:17:57.689
  • THEY DON'T NEED.OR, UM, CLEANING HOUSE -- DEEP
  • 00:17:57.689 --> 00:17:58.824
  • OR, UM, CLEANING HOUSE -- DEEPCLEANING, YOU KNOW, PARTS OF
  • 00:17:58.824 --> 00:17:59.758
  • CLEANING, YOU KNOW, PARTS OFOUR HOUSE.
  • 00:17:59.758 --> 00:18:01.093
  • OUR HOUSE.AND, I WAS ALSO READING IN THE
  • 00:18:01.093 --> 00:18:01.994
  • AND, I WAS ALSO READING IN THEWORD THERE'S A-- THERE'S A
  • 00:18:01.994 --> 00:18:03.295
  • WORD THERE'S A-- THERE'S AVERSE THAT SAYS: GET YOUR HOUSE
  • 00:18:03.295 --> 00:18:03.795
  • VERSE THAT SAYS: GET YOUR HOUSEIN ORDER.
  • 00:18:03.795 --> 00:18:04.930
  • IN ORDER.AND IT'S, YOU KNOW, ABOUT A
  • 00:18:04.930 --> 00:18:06.398
  • AND IT'S, YOU KNOW, ABOUT APROPHET PREPARING SOMEONE
  • 00:18:06.398 --> 00:18:07.533
  • PROPHET PREPARING SOMEONEFOR...THEIR END.
  • 00:18:07.533 --> 00:18:09.234
  • FOR...THEIR END.BUT, YOU KNOW, AGAIN, THAT
  • 00:18:09.234 --> 00:18:10.335
  • BUT, YOU KNOW, AGAIN, THATFIRST WORD THAT JUST KINDA--
  • 00:18:10.335 --> 00:18:11.236
  • FIRST WORD THAT JUST KINDA--YOU KNOW WHEN THE WORDS OF
  • 00:18:11.236 --> 00:18:12.671
  • YOU KNOW WHEN THE WORDS OFTHE...OF THE BIBLE JUST LEAP
  • 00:18:12.671 --> 00:18:13.572
  • THE...OF THE BIBLE JUST LEAPOFF THE PAGE AND STAND OUT IN
  • 00:18:13.572 --> 00:18:14.806
  • OFF THE PAGE AND STAND OUT INBOLD PRINT?
  • 00:18:14.806 --> 00:18:15.741
  • BOLD PRINT?YOU'RE LIKE: WOW!
  • 00:18:15.741 --> 00:18:16.441
  • YOU'RE LIKE: WOW!OKAY, I GET IT, GOD.
  • 00:18:16.441 --> 00:18:18.277
  • OKAY, I GET IT, GOD.BUT IT SAID: GET YOUR HOUSE IN
  • 00:18:18.277 --> 00:18:19.811
  • BUT IT SAID: GET YOUR HOUSE INORDER.
  • 00:18:19.811 --> 00:18:20.546
  • ORDER.AND, I REALLY FEEL LIKE THAT'S
  • 00:18:20.546 --> 00:18:21.780
  • AND, I REALLY FEEL LIKE THAT'SSOMETHING THAT GOD HAS BEEN
  • 00:18:21.780 --> 00:18:23.782
  • SOMETHING THAT GOD HAS BEENDOING IN THIS, UM, PANDEMIC
  • 00:18:23.782 --> 00:18:26.685
  • DOING IN THIS, UM, PANDEMICSEASON -- UM, ALL THE PANDEMIC
  • 00:18:26.685 --> 00:18:28.053
  • SEASON -- UM, ALL THE PANDEMICASIDE -- WITH US, IS JUST
  • 00:18:28.053 --> 00:18:29.988
  • ASIDE -- WITH US, IS JUSTGETTING US READY, AND PRUNING
  • 00:18:29.988 --> 00:18:31.089
  • GETTING US READY, AND PRUNINGUS, AND ORGANIZING THINGS IN
  • 00:18:31.089 --> 00:18:31.723
  • US, AND ORGANIZING THINGS INOUR HEARTS.
  • 00:18:31.723 --> 00:18:33.225
  • OUR HEARTS.YOU KNOW, THERE'S BEEN SPACE
  • 00:18:33.225 --> 00:18:34.693
  • YOU KNOW, THERE'S BEEN SPACEFOR US TO ACTUALLY TAKE TIME,
  • 00:18:34.693 --> 00:18:37.162
  • FOR US TO ACTUALLY TAKE TIME,AND, YOU KNOW, NOT HAVE THIS --
  • 00:18:37.162 --> 00:18:38.764
  • AND, YOU KNOW, NOT HAVE THIS --FOR ME, AT LEAST -- THE SPORTS
  • 00:18:38.764 --> 00:18:39.531
  • FOR ME, AT LEAST -- THE SPORTSSCHEDULE, OR THE MINISTRY
  • 00:18:39.531 --> 00:18:40.732
  • SCHEDULE, OR THE MINISTRYSCHEDULE, OR THE-- YOU KNOW,
  • 00:18:40.732 --> 00:18:41.667
  • SCHEDULE, OR THE-- YOU KNOW,THAT WE'VE JUST GOT TIME AND
  • 00:18:41.667 --> 00:18:42.668
  • THAT WE'VE JUST GOT TIME ANDEVERYWHERE YOU GO, THERE YOU
  • 00:18:42.668 --> 00:18:44.036
  • EVERYWHERE YOU GO, THERE YOUARE.
  • 00:18:44.036 --> 00:18:45.204
  • ARE.UM, BUT IT'S BEEN A GIFT TO
  • 00:18:45.204 --> 00:18:46.538
  • UM, BUT IT'S BEEN A GIFT TOKIND OF LOOK AT OUR LIVES AND
  • 00:18:46.538 --> 00:18:48.740
  • KIND OF LOOK AT OUR LIVES ANDLOOK AT OUR HOMES AND TO REALLY
  • 00:18:48.740 --> 00:18:50.175
  • LOOK AT OUR HOMES AND TO REALLYPRUNE THINGS.
  • 00:18:50.175 --> 00:18:52.010
  • PRUNE THINGS.AND-- AND PRUNING HE DOES.
  • 00:18:52.010 --> 00:18:53.045
  • AND-- AND PRUNING HE DOES.HE PRUNES THE PEOPLE THAT HE
  • 00:18:53.045 --> 00:18:54.213
  • HE PRUNES THE PEOPLE THAT HELOVES.
  • 00:18:54.213 --> 00:18:54.980
  • LOVES.AND, THAT'S ALL OF US.
  • 00:18:54.980 --> 00:18:56.815
  • AND, THAT'S ALL OF US.SO, RECEIVING THAT AND GOING,
  • 00:18:56.815 --> 00:18:57.716
  • SO, RECEIVING THAT AND GOING,"GOD, WHAT DO YOU WANT TO GET
  • 00:18:57.716 --> 00:19:00.852
  • "GOD, WHAT DO YOU WANT TO GETOUT OF MY LIFE?"
  • 00:19:00.852 --> 00:19:01.720
  • OUT OF MY LIFE?""WHAT IS INTERFERING WITH
  • 00:19:01.720 --> 00:19:02.721
  • "WHAT IS INTERFERING WITHMY RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU?"
  • 00:19:02.721 --> 00:19:03.355
  • MY RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU?"LIKE WE JUST SHARED--
  • 00:19:03.355 --> 00:19:04.289
  • LIKE WE JUST SHARED--AND, SO, I THINK THAT IF WE CAN
  • 00:19:04.289 --> 00:19:05.557
  • AND, SO, I THINK THAT IF WE CANLEAN IN TO THE PRUNING AND LOVE
  • 00:19:05.557 --> 00:19:07.759
  • LEAN IN TO THE PRUNING AND LOVETHE PRUNING...
  • 00:19:07.759 --> 00:19:08.727
  • THE PRUNING...UM, YOU KNOW, IF YOU'VE EVER
  • 00:19:08.727 --> 00:19:11.129
  • UM, YOU KNOW, IF YOU'VE EVERPRUNED ANYTHING BEFORE, IT-- IT
  • 00:19:11.129 --> 00:19:12.164
  • PRUNED ANYTHING BEFORE, IT-- ITMAKES-- WE HAVE THIS HUGE
  • 00:19:12.164 --> 00:19:15.500
  • MAKES-- WE HAVE THIS HUGEFIG TREE AT OUR HOUSE.
  • 00:19:15.500 --> 00:19:16.468
  • FIG TREE AT OUR HOUSE.AND WHEN YOU PRUNE IT, IT LOOKS
  • 00:19:16.468 --> 00:19:17.436
  • AND WHEN YOU PRUNE IT, IT LOOKSNAKED AND SUPER WEIRD, UH, FOR
  • 00:19:17.436 --> 00:19:19.404
  • NAKED AND SUPER WEIRD, UH, FORA WHILE.
  • 00:19:19.404 --> 00:19:20.072
  • A WHILE.BUT THEN, THE NEXT SEASON COMES
  • 00:19:20.072 --> 00:19:21.773
  • BUT THEN, THE NEXT SEASON COMESAND IT-- IT BECOMES HEALTHY
  • 00:19:21.773 --> 00:19:22.407
  • AND IT-- IT BECOMES HEALTHYAGAIN AND LOOKS BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:19:22.407 --> 00:19:23.642
  • AGAIN AND LOOKS BEAUTIFUL.BUT, PRUNING IS UNCOMFORTABLE,
  • 00:19:23.642 --> 00:19:25.344
  • BUT, PRUNING IS UNCOMFORTABLE,AND, YOU KNOW, EXPOSING, AND,
  • 00:19:25.344 --> 00:19:26.712
  • AND, YOU KNOW, EXPOSING, AND,YOU KINDA LOOK WEIRD, FOR A
  • 00:19:26.712 --> 00:19:27.246
  • YOU KINDA LOOK WEIRD, FOR ALITTLE BIT.
  • 00:19:27.246 --> 00:19:28.814
  • LITTLE BIT.BUT JUST LEAN INTO THAT BECAUSE
  • 00:19:28.814 --> 00:19:29.948
  • BUT JUST LEAN INTO THAT BECAUSEYOU WANT IT -- YOU WANT FOR THE
  • 00:19:29.948 --> 00:19:31.950
  • YOU WANT IT -- YOU WANT FOR THENEXT SEASON TO-- TO BE
  • 00:19:31.950 --> 00:19:33.652
  • NEXT SEASON TO-- TO BEFLOURISHING, AND, UM, THAT
  • 00:19:33.652 --> 00:19:35.087
  • FLOURISHING, AND, UM, THATTHERE'S NOT FRUIT HANGING OFF,
  • 00:19:35.087 --> 00:19:36.955
  • THERE'S NOT FRUIT HANGING OFF,THAT YOU CAN HAVE A HEALTHY
  • 00:19:36.955 --> 00:19:38.457
  • THAT YOU CAN HAVE A HEALTHYFRUIT GROWING ON YOUR TREE AND
  • 00:19:38.457 --> 00:19:39.891
  • FRUIT GROWING ON YOUR TREE ANDTHAT GOD CAN TAKE YOU INTO THAT
  • 00:19:39.891 --> 00:19:40.592
  • THAT GOD CAN TAKE YOU INTO THATNEXT SEASON IN HEALTH.
  • 00:19:40.592 --> 00:19:42.027
  • NEXT SEASON IN HEALTH.SO, JUST-- JUST GO: HOLY
  • 00:19:42.027 --> 00:19:42.995
  • SO, JUST-- JUST GO: HOLYSPIRIT, PRUNE ME.
  • 00:19:42.995 --> 00:19:45.797
  • SPIRIT, PRUNE ME.I KNOW IT'S NOT GONNA BE FUN,
  • 00:19:45.797 --> 00:19:46.465
  • I KNOW IT'S NOT GONNA BE FUN,BUT JUST PRUNE EVERY PART OF MY
  • 00:19:46.465 --> 00:19:47.699
  • BUT JUST PRUNE EVERY PART OF MYLIFE.
  • 00:19:47.699 --> 00:19:48.333
  • LIFE.TAKE OUT WHAT DOESN'T NEED TO
  • 00:19:48.333 --> 00:19:49.001
  • TAKE OUT WHAT DOESN'T NEED TOBE THERE AND PUT IN WHAT DOES.
  • 00:19:49.001 --> 00:19:50.102
  • BE THERE AND PUT IN WHAT DOES.AND-- AND JUST LET HIM DO IT.
  • 00:19:50.102 --> 00:19:53.171
  • AND-- AND JUST LET HIM DO IT.LEAN INTO IT.
  • 00:19:53.171 --> 00:19:53.739
  • LEAN INTO IT.- STEPHANIE: YEAH, NO, I
  • 00:19:53.739 --> 00:19:54.640
  • - STEPHANIE: YEAH, NO, IDEFINITELY AGREE...(LAUGHS)
  • 00:19:54.640 --> 00:19:56.174
  • DEFINITELY AGREE...(LAUGHS)...THAT PRUNING IS SO
  • 00:19:56.174 --> 00:19:57.242
  • ...THAT PRUNING IS SOUNCOMFORTABLE, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:19:57.242 --> 00:19:58.243
  • UNCOMFORTABLE, YOU KNOW.AND I THINK THAT PRUNING
  • 00:19:58.243 --> 00:20:00.746
  • AND I THINK THAT PRUNINGIN OUR LIVES,
  • 00:20:00.746 --> 00:20:01.613
  • IN OUR LIVES,FROM A PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE --
  • 00:20:01.613 --> 00:20:02.781
  • FROM A PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE --IT LOOKS LIKE THOSE
  • 00:20:02.781 --> 00:20:04.416
  • IT LOOKS LIKE THOSEINSTRUCTIONS THAT THE LORD
  • 00:20:04.416 --> 00:20:07.185
  • INSTRUCTIONS THAT THE LORDGIVES US THAT BRINGS
  • 00:20:07.185 --> 00:20:08.487
  • GIVES US THAT BRINGSDISCOMFORT IN THE FLESH?
  • 00:20:08.487 --> 00:20:09.755
  • DISCOMFORT IN THE FLESH?BECAUSE I THINK, FOR ME, YOU
  • 00:20:09.755 --> 00:20:10.422
  • BECAUSE I THINK, FOR ME, YOUKNOW, I THINK, GROWING UP, WHAT
  • 00:20:10.422 --> 00:20:12.324
  • KNOW, I THINK, GROWING UP, WHATI LATER REALIZED WAS AN IDOL IN
  • 00:20:12.324 --> 00:20:14.593
  • I LATER REALIZED WAS AN IDOL INMY LIFE WAS THE NEED TO BE
  • 00:20:14.593 --> 00:20:16.495
  • MY LIFE WAS THE NEED TO BEFINANCIALLY STABLE.
  • 00:20:16.495 --> 00:20:19.598
  • FINANCIALLY STABLE.BECAUSE IT'S NOT THAT THAT WAS
  • 00:20:19.598 --> 00:20:21.133
  • BECAUSE IT'S NOT THAT THAT WASNOT A DESIRE THAT GOD HAD FOR
  • 00:20:21.133 --> 00:20:21.733
  • NOT A DESIRE THAT GOD HAD FORME, BUT IT WAS ROOTED IN MY
  • 00:20:21.733 --> 00:20:22.934
  • ME, BUT IT WAS ROOTED IN MYNEED FOR CONTROL.
  • 00:20:22.934 --> 00:20:25.470
  • NEED FOR CONTROL.I NEVER WANTED TO BE IN A
  • 00:20:25.470 --> 00:20:26.405
  • I NEVER WANTED TO BE IN APOSITION OF LACK THAT I HAVE TO
  • 00:20:26.405 --> 00:20:27.773
  • POSITION OF LACK THAT I HAVE TODEPEND ON ANOTHER HUMAN BEING
  • 00:20:27.773 --> 00:20:29.007
  • DEPEND ON ANOTHER HUMAN BEINGOR FOR ANY KIND OF RESOURCE.
  • 00:20:29.007 --> 00:20:30.542
  • OR FOR ANY KIND OF RESOURCE.AND, SO, I DIDN'T EVEN REALIZE
  • 00:20:30.542 --> 00:20:33.512
  • AND, SO, I DIDN'T EVEN REALIZETHAT THERE WAS ALMOST LIKE A
  • 00:20:33.512 --> 00:20:36.114
  • THAT THERE WAS ALMOST LIKE AMAP THAT GOD HAS BEEN SHOWING
  • 00:20:36.114 --> 00:20:37.883
  • MAP THAT GOD HAS BEEN SHOWINGME, EVEN FROM A YOUNGER AGE.
  • 00:20:37.883 --> 00:20:40.419
  • ME, EVEN FROM A YOUNGER AGE.SO, I STARTED TITHING AT 15 --
  • 00:20:40.419 --> 00:20:41.053
  • SO, I STARTED TITHING AT 15 --LITERALLY, BASED ON THE WORD OF
  • 00:20:41.053 --> 00:20:43.455
  • LITERALLY, BASED ON THE WORD OFGOD.
  • 00:20:43.455 --> 00:20:44.056
  • GOD.AND I'M LIKE: "GOD, I'M NOT
  • 00:20:44.056 --> 00:20:44.723
  • AND I'M LIKE: "GOD, I'M NOTEVEN-- I DON'T EVEN HAVE A JOB!
  • 00:20:44.723 --> 00:20:45.490
  • EVEN-- I DON'T EVEN HAVE A JOB![LAUGHS]
  • 00:20:45.490 --> 00:20:46.124
  • [LAUGHS]YOU KNOW, "WHY AM I TITHING AT
  • 00:20:46.124 --> 00:20:47.626
  • YOU KNOW, "WHY AM I TITHING AT15?"
  • 00:20:47.626 --> 00:20:48.627
  • 15?"BUT HE BEGAN TO INSTRUCT ME
  • 00:20:48.627 --> 00:20:49.695
  • BUT HE BEGAN TO INSTRUCT MEABOUT THE TITHE, AND I BEGAN
  • 00:20:49.695 --> 00:20:50.829
  • ABOUT THE TITHE, AND I BEGANTITHING.
  • 00:20:50.829 --> 00:20:53.699
  • TITHING.AND THEN, WHEN I-- RIGHT BEFORE
  • 00:20:53.699 --> 00:20:54.766
  • AND THEN, WHEN I-- RIGHT BEFOREI STARTED MINISTRY, I WAS IN
  • 00:20:54.766 --> 00:20:55.934
  • I STARTED MINISTRY, I WAS INREAL ESTATE.
  • 00:20:55.934 --> 00:20:57.102
  • REAL ESTATE.I WAS-- I WAS GREAT.
  • 00:20:57.102 --> 00:20:58.103
  • I WAS-- I WAS GREAT.I WAS FLIPPIN' HOUSES WITH MY
  • 00:20:58.103 --> 00:20:58.937
  • I WAS FLIPPIN' HOUSES WITH MYBROTHER.
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  • BROTHER.AND THE LORD TOLD ME TO WALK
  • 00:21:00.806 --> 00:21:01.873
  • AND THE LORD TOLD ME TO WALKAWAY FROM EVERYTHING.
  • 00:21:01.873 --> 00:21:03.041
  • AWAY FROM EVERYTHING.WALK AWAY FROM IT ALL, I SHOULD
  • 00:21:03.041 --> 00:21:04.276
  • WALK AWAY FROM IT ALL, I SHOULDMOVE TO ANOTHER AREA...
  • 00:21:04.276 --> 00:21:06.445
  • MOVE TO ANOTHER AREA...AND I'M JUST LIKE: "WAIT, WHAT?
  • 00:21:06.445 --> 00:21:07.045
  • AND I'M JUST LIKE: "WAIT, WHAT?WHAT AM I GONNA DO FOR
  • 00:21:07.045 --> 00:21:08.246
  • WHAT AM I GONNA DO FORFINANCES?"
  • 00:21:08.246 --> 00:21:09.748
  • FINANCES?"LIKE, THIS WAS-- THIS WAS,
  • 00:21:09.748 --> 00:21:10.949
  • LIKE, THIS WAS-- THIS WAS,LIKE, MY BIGGEST SOURCE OF
  • 00:21:10.949 --> 00:21:12.417
  • LIKE, MY BIGGEST SOURCE OFINCOME.
  • 00:21:12.417 --> 00:21:13.618
  • INCOME.BUT WHAT I REALIZED THAT THE
  • 00:21:13.618 --> 00:21:15.320
  • BUT WHAT I REALIZED THAT THELORD WAS DOING IS THAT, IN THE
  • 00:21:15.320 --> 00:21:16.788
  • LORD WAS DOING IS THAT, IN THETRUTH OF MY IDENTITY, HE HAD
  • 00:21:16.788 --> 00:21:17.956
  • TRUTH OF MY IDENTITY, HE HADCALLED ME TO BE A GIVER, HE HAD
  • 00:21:17.956 --> 00:21:19.991
  • CALLED ME TO BE A GIVER, HE HADCALLED ME TO DO THINGS WITHOUT
  • 00:21:19.991 --> 00:21:22.728
  • CALLED ME TO DO THINGS WITHOUTTHE EXPECTATION OF A REWARD
  • 00:21:22.728 --> 00:21:24.796
  • THE EXPECTATION OF A REWARDFROM IT, BUT TO DO IT SIMPLY
  • 00:21:24.796 --> 00:21:25.964
  • FROM IT, BUT TO DO IT SIMPLYBECAUSE HE IS THE ONE THAT TOLD
  • 00:21:25.964 --> 00:21:27.733
  • BECAUSE HE IS THE ONE THAT TOLDME TO, AND TO TRUST THAT HE
  • 00:21:27.733 --> 00:21:29.901
  • ME TO, AND TO TRUST THAT HEWILL BE MY PROVIDER.
  • 00:21:29.901 --> 00:21:30.836
  • WILL BE MY PROVIDER.AND SO, THERE WERE SEASONS OF MY
  • 00:21:30.836 --> 00:21:32.304
  • AND SO, THERE WERE SEASONS OF MYLIFE THAT WERE VERY
  • 00:21:32.304 --> 00:21:32.938
  • LIFE THAT WERE VERYUNCOMFORTABLE, BUT IT WAS THE
  • 00:21:32.938 --> 00:21:35.073
  • UNCOMFORTABLE, BUT IT WAS THELORD PRUNING THE VERY THINGS
  • 00:21:35.073 --> 00:21:35.807
  • LORD PRUNING THE VERY THINGSTHAT COULD STAND AS IDOLS IN
  • 00:21:35.807 --> 00:21:38.210
  • THAT COULD STAND AS IDOLS INTHE FUTURE.
  • 00:21:38.210 --> 00:21:38.844
  • THE FUTURE.AND SO, I BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE
  • 00:21:38.844 --> 00:21:39.411
  • AND SO, I BELIEVE THAT WE HAVETO PAY ATTENTION TO THOSE
  • 00:21:39.411 --> 00:21:42.781
  • TO PAY ATTENTION TO THOSEINSTRUCTIONS FROM JESUS.
  • 00:21:42.781 --> 00:21:43.482
  • INSTRUCTIONS FROM JESUS.JUST LIKE TO THE RICH YOUNG
  • 00:21:43.482 --> 00:21:44.483
  • JUST LIKE TO THE RICH YOUNGRULER, IT WAS AN INSTRUCTION
  • 00:21:44.483 --> 00:21:45.384
  • RULER, IT WAS AN INSTRUCTIONTHAT HE GAVE HIM.
  • 00:21:45.384 --> 00:21:47.886
  • THAT HE GAVE HIM.SO, WHAT ARE THE WORDS THAT GOD
  • 00:21:47.886 --> 00:21:48.887
  • SO, WHAT ARE THE WORDS THAT GODIS TELLING YOU THAT SEEMS
  • 00:21:48.887 --> 00:21:50.155
  • IS TELLING YOU THAT SEEMSUNCOMFORTABLE?
  • 00:21:50.155 --> 00:21:51.089
  • UNCOMFORTABLE?BECAUSE WHEN WE PRAY AND SAY,
  • 00:21:51.089 --> 00:21:52.090
  • BECAUSE WHEN WE PRAY AND SAY,"HOLY SPIRIT, I JUST WANT YOU
  • 00:21:52.090 --> 00:21:53.959
  • "HOLY SPIRIT, I JUST WANT YOUTO PRUNE ME," GET READY TO HEAR
  • 00:21:53.959 --> 00:21:55.794
  • TO PRUNE ME," GET READY TO HEARTHINGS THAT WOULD BRING
  • 00:21:55.794 --> 00:21:57.229
  • THINGS THAT WOULD BRINGDISCOMFORT, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:21:57.229 --> 00:21:58.430
  • DISCOMFORT, YOU KNOW?AND TO LEAN INTO IT, BECAUSE
  • 00:21:58.430 --> 00:22:00.565
  • AND TO LEAN INTO IT, BECAUSETHAT IS HOW WE DESTROY THOSE
  • 00:22:00.565 --> 00:22:01.733
  • THAT IS HOW WE DESTROY THOSEIDOLS IN OUR LIVES.
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  • IDOLS IN OUR LIVES.- LISA HARPER: RIGHT.
  • 00:22:02.901 --> 00:22:03.535
  • - LISA HARPER: RIGHT.STEPHANIE, I THOUGHT I HAD
  • 00:22:03.535 --> 00:22:05.337
  • STEPHANIE, I THOUGHT I HADTOTALLY STEPPED ON TOES TALKING
  • 00:22:05.337 --> 00:22:07.105
  • TOTALLY STEPPED ON TOES TALKINGABOUT TINKLING, AND THEN YOU
  • 00:22:07.105 --> 00:22:09.040
  • ABOUT TINKLING, AND THEN YOUWENT FOR OUR WALLETS!
  • 00:22:09.040 --> 00:22:10.008
  • WENT FOR OUR WALLETS!MAN, YOU TALK ABOUT INTIMACY!
  • 00:22:10.008 --> 00:22:12.577
  • MAN, YOU TALK ABOUT INTIMACY![LAUGHTER]
  • 00:22:12.577 --> 00:22:14.613
  • [LAUGHTER]BUT I LOVE THAT YOU TIED
  • 00:22:14.613 --> 00:22:15.113
  • BUT I LOVE THAT YOU TIEDTITHING AND MONEY WITH
  • 00:22:15.113 --> 00:22:17.048
  • TITHING AND MONEY WITHIDOLATRY.
  • 00:22:17.048 --> 00:22:18.016
  • IDOLATRY.'CAUSE ANYTIME I THINK ABOUT
  • 00:22:18.016 --> 00:22:20.385
  • 'CAUSE ANYTIME I THINK ABOUTGETTING RID OF IDOLS, I GO
  • 00:22:20.385 --> 00:22:21.887
  • GETTING RID OF IDOLS, I GOBACK TO THE OLD TESTAMENT
  • 00:22:21.887 --> 00:22:22.788
  • BACK TO THE OLD TESTAMENTLAW OF FIRST FRUITS, WHERE,
  • 00:22:22.788 --> 00:22:24.489
  • LAW OF FIRST FRUITS, WHERE,YOU KNOW, IN THAT ISRAELI
  • 00:22:24.489 --> 00:22:25.657
  • YOU KNOW, IN THAT ISRAELIOLD TESTAMENT CULTURE IT WAS
  • 00:22:25.657 --> 00:22:26.858
  • OLD TESTAMENT CULTURE IT WASMOSTLY AGRICULTURAL.
  • 00:22:26.858 --> 00:22:29.327
  • MOSTLY AGRICULTURAL.AND GOD SET UP THE PARAMETERS
  • 00:22:29.327 --> 00:22:30.462
  • AND GOD SET UP THE PARAMETERSFOR THEM THAT WHEN THEY
  • 00:22:30.462 --> 00:22:32.164
  • FOR THEM THAT WHEN THEYHARVESTED TO BRING HIM THE
  • 00:22:32.164 --> 00:22:35.267
  • HARVESTED TO BRING HIM THEFIRST AND THE BEST.
  • 00:22:35.267 --> 00:22:38.603
  • FIRST AND THE BEST.AND THERE'S, IN MY LIFE,
  • 00:22:38.603 --> 00:22:39.237
  • AND THERE'S, IN MY LIFE,NOTHING THAT HAS BEEN MORE
  • 00:22:39.237 --> 00:22:41.506
  • NOTHING THAT HAS BEEN MOREEFFECTIVE IN REVEALING IDOLS
  • 00:22:41.506 --> 00:22:42.874
  • EFFECTIVE IN REVEALING IDOLSTHAN LOOKING AT MY AMAZON PRIME
  • 00:22:42.874 --> 00:22:46.178
  • THAN LOOKING AT MY AMAZON PRIMEACCOUNT OR LOOKING AT MY
  • 00:22:46.178 --> 00:22:47.045
  • ACCOUNT OR LOOKING AT MYWALLET.
  • 00:22:47.045 --> 00:22:47.646
  • WALLET.I HAD A SEMINARY CLASS THIS
  • 00:22:47.646 --> 00:22:48.880
  • I HAD A SEMINARY CLASS THISSUMMER AND OUR PROFESSOR WAS
  • 00:22:48.880 --> 00:22:50.382
  • SUMMER AND OUR PROFESSOR WASTALKING ABOUT ABSTINENCE.
  • 00:22:50.382 --> 00:22:52.050
  • TALKING ABOUT ABSTINENCE.AND I THOUGHT, "OH, I'M GONNA
  • 00:22:52.050 --> 00:22:52.984
  • AND I THOUGHT, "OH, I'M GONNABE GOOD HERE," 'CAUSE, YOU
  • 00:22:52.984 --> 00:22:54.152
  • BE GOOD HERE," 'CAUSE, YOUKNOW, I'M 57 AND SINGLE, SO I
  • 00:22:54.152 --> 00:22:56.188
  • KNOW, I'M 57 AND SINGLE, SO IASSUMED THAT'S WHAT SHE WAS
  • 00:22:56.188 --> 00:22:57.255
  • ASSUMED THAT'S WHAT SHE WASTALKING ABOUT WITH ABSTINENCE.
  • 00:22:57.255 --> 00:22:58.423
  • TALKING ABOUT WITH ABSTINENCE.AND SHE SAID, "NO -- I WANNA
  • 00:22:58.423 --> 00:22:59.791
  • AND SHE SAID, "NO -- I WANNATALK ABOUT ABSTAINING FROM
  • 00:22:59.791 --> 00:23:02.294
  • TALK ABOUT ABSTAINING FROMTHINGS YOU DON'T NEED, IN ORDER
  • 00:23:02.294 --> 00:23:03.662
  • THINGS YOU DON'T NEED, IN ORDERTO MAKE MORE ROOM FOR GOD."
  • 00:23:03.662 --> 00:23:05.597
  • TO MAKE MORE ROOM FOR GOD."AND SHE HAD US PULL OUT OUR
  • 00:23:05.597 --> 00:23:07.933
  • AND SHE HAD US PULL OUT OURMOST RECENT RECEIPTS.
  • 00:23:07.933 --> 00:23:10.035
  • MOST RECENT RECEIPTS.AND I HAD ONE FROM TARGET THAT
  • 00:23:10.035 --> 00:23:10.569
  • AND I HAD ONE FROM TARGET THATWAS, YOU KNOW, LIKE 2 FEET
  • 00:23:10.569 --> 00:23:12.237
  • WAS, YOU KNOW, LIKE 2 FEETLONG.
  • 00:23:12.237 --> 00:23:12.904
  • LONG.AND SHE SAID, "I JUST WANT YOU,
  • 00:23:12.904 --> 00:23:15.073
  • AND SHE SAID, "I JUST WANT YOU,IN THE PRIVACY, YOU KNOW, OF
  • 00:23:15.073 --> 00:23:16.641
  • IN THE PRIVACY, YOU KNOW, OFYOUR OWN HOME, BY YOURSELF, TO
  • 00:23:16.641 --> 00:23:19.311
  • YOUR OWN HOME, BY YOURSELF, TOGO THROUGH THAT RECEIPT AND I
  • 00:23:19.311 --> 00:23:22.013
  • GO THROUGH THAT RECEIPT AND IWANT YOU TO HIGHLIGHT ANYTHING
  • 00:23:22.013 --> 00:23:23.014
  • WANT YOU TO HIGHLIGHT ANYTHINGTHAT IS NOT NECESSARY FOR YOU
  • 00:23:23.014 --> 00:23:26.218
  • THAT IS NOT NECESSARY FOR YOUOR YOUR FAMILY'S SURVIVAL."
  • 00:23:26.218 --> 00:23:27.552
  • OR YOUR FAMILY'S SURVIVAL."AND, I MEAN, MY WHOLE RECEIPT
  • 00:23:27.552 --> 00:23:29.354
  • AND, I MEAN, MY WHOLE RECEIPTWAS, YOU KNOW, NEON YELLOW.
  • 00:23:29.354 --> 00:23:31.490
  • WAS, YOU KNOW, NEON YELLOW.AND IT MADE ME GO: "OKAY, LORD,
  • 00:23:31.490 --> 00:23:32.757
  • AND IT MADE ME GO: "OKAY, LORD,I DON'T WANNA TAKE A VOW OF
  • 00:23:32.757 --> 00:23:35.427
  • I DON'T WANNA TAKE A VOW OFPOVERTY THAT YOU HAVEN'T GIVEN
  • 00:23:35.427 --> 00:23:36.394
  • POVERTY THAT YOU HAVEN'T GIVENUS, BUT I'VE OBVIOUSLY GOTTEN
  • 00:23:36.394 --> 00:23:38.663
  • US, BUT I'VE OBVIOUSLY GOTTENIN THE OPPOSITE DITCH IN
  • 00:23:38.663 --> 00:23:40.866
  • IN THE OPPOSITE DITCH INTHINKING ALL THIS STUFF WILL
  • 00:23:40.866 --> 00:23:41.333
  • THINKING ALL THIS STUFF WILLFILL ME UP.
  • 00:23:41.333 --> 00:23:43.168
  • FILL ME UP.AND LET ME GO TO YOU, FIRST."
  • 00:23:43.168 --> 00:23:47.172
  • AND LET ME GO TO YOU, FIRST."AND SO, I DO THINK, UM, YOU
  • 00:23:47.172 --> 00:23:48.907
  • AND SO, I DO THINK, UM, YOUTALKING ABOUT TITHING HAS A
  • 00:23:48.907 --> 00:23:50.208
  • TALKING ABOUT TITHING HAS AWHOLE LOT TO DO WITH THE
  • 00:23:50.208 --> 00:23:51.710
  • WHOLE LOT TO DO WITH THEPOSTURE OF OUR HEART.
  • 00:23:51.710 --> 00:23:53.345
  • POSTURE OF OUR HEART.SO, UM, LET'S ALL PRAY.
  • 00:23:53.345 --> 00:23:54.513
  • SO, UM, LET'S ALL PRAY.MY GUT SAYS WE'RE PROBABLY ALL
  • 00:23:54.513 --> 00:23:59.484
  • MY GUT SAYS WE'RE PROBABLY ALLCONVICTED.
  • 00:23:59.484 --> 00:24:00.819
  • CONVICTED.UH, JESUS, JESUS, JESUS, THANK
  • 00:24:00.819 --> 00:24:01.887
  • UH, JESUS, JESUS, JESUS, THANKYOU THAT YOU PROMISED THAT YOU
  • 00:24:01.887 --> 00:24:02.954
  • YOU THAT YOU PROMISED THAT YOUWILL GIVE US EVERYTHING WE
  • 00:24:02.954 --> 00:24:03.955
  • WILL GIVE US EVERYTHING WENEED.
  • 00:24:03.955 --> 00:24:05.790
  • NEED.ACCORDING TO YOUR GLORIOUS
  • 00:24:05.790 --> 00:24:07.158
  • ACCORDING TO YOUR GLORIOUSRICHES, YOU PROMISE THAT YOU'LL
  • 00:24:07.158 --> 00:24:08.994
  • RICHES, YOU PROMISE THAT YOU'LLGIVE US EVERYTHING WE NEED FOR
  • 00:24:08.994 --> 00:24:10.695
  • GIVE US EVERYTHING WE NEED FORLIFE AND FOR GODLINESS, THAT
  • 00:24:10.695 --> 00:24:11.963
  • LIFE AND FOR GODLINESS, THATYOUR GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FOR
  • 00:24:11.963 --> 00:24:14.933
  • YOUR GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FORUS.
  • 00:24:14.933 --> 00:24:15.534
  • US.SO, LORD, I PRAY, RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:24:15.534 --> 00:24:16.668
  • SO, LORD, I PRAY, RIGHT NOW,THROUGH YOUR SPIRIT THAT YOU
  • 00:24:16.668 --> 00:24:18.069
  • THROUGH YOUR SPIRIT THAT YOUWOULD REVEAL ANYTHING WE'RE
  • 00:24:18.069 --> 00:24:19.938
  • WOULD REVEAL ANYTHING WE'REHANGING ONTO, AS LISA SAID,
  • 00:24:19.938 --> 00:24:22.107
  • HANGING ONTO, AS LISA SAID,ANYTHING THAT WE'RE GIVING OUR
  • 00:24:22.107 --> 00:24:24.843
  • ANYTHING THAT WE'RE GIVING OURSTRENGTH TO THAT DOESN'T HONOR
  • 00:24:24.843 --> 00:24:26.811
  • STRENGTH TO THAT DOESN'T HONORYOU, THAT DOESN'T PLEASE YOU.
  • 00:24:26.811 --> 00:24:27.679
  • YOU, THAT DOESN'T PLEASE YOU.AND, LORD, GIVE US THE GRACE TO
  • 00:24:27.679 --> 00:24:30.482
  • AND, LORD, GIVE US THE GRACE TOJUST RELEASE OUR GRIP ON ANY
  • 00:24:30.482 --> 00:24:31.983
  • JUST RELEASE OUR GRIP ON ANYIDOL IN OUR LIFE, ANY
  • 00:24:31.983 --> 00:24:34.819
  • IDOL IN OUR LIFE, ANYEXPENDITURE IN OUR LIFE THAT
  • 00:24:34.819 --> 00:24:37.055
  • EXPENDITURE IN OUR LIFE THATISN'T FOR OUR GOOD AND FOR YOUR
  • 00:24:37.055 --> 00:24:39.090
  • ISN'T FOR OUR GOOD AND FOR YOURGLORY AND FOR THE FURTHERANCE
  • 00:24:39.090 --> 00:24:41.059
  • GLORY AND FOR THE FURTHERANCEOF YOUR GOSPEL.
  • 00:24:41.059 --> 00:24:42.360
  • OF YOUR GOSPEL.WE LOVE YOU, JESUS.
  • 00:24:42.360 --> 00:24:43.361
  • WE LOVE YOU, JESUS.THANK YOU THAT YOU ARE SO
  • 00:24:43.361 --> 00:24:45.063
  • THANK YOU THAT YOU ARE SOEXTRAORDINARILY PATIENT WITH
  • 00:24:45.063 --> 00:24:46.598
  • EXTRAORDINARILY PATIENT WITHUS, THAT YOU DO LOVE US, BEFORE
  • 00:24:46.598 --> 00:24:48.934
  • US, THAT YOU DO LOVE US, BEFOREYOU POINT OUT OUR IDOLS.
  • 00:24:48.934 --> 00:24:50.402
  • YOU POINT OUT OUR IDOLS.WE LOVE YOU, JESUS.
  • 00:24:50.402 --> 00:24:51.603
  • WE LOVE YOU, JESUS.WE REST IN YOUR SUFFICIENCY.
  • 00:24:51.603 --> 00:24:54.072
  • WE REST IN YOUR SUFFICIENCY.AMEN AND AMEN.
  • 00:24:54.072 --> 00:24:56.474
  • AMEN AND AMEN.- LAURIE: AMEN...
  • 00:24:56.474 --> 00:24:57.108
  • - LAURIE: AMEN...YOU KNOW, I'M JUST THOROUGHLY
  • 00:24:57.108 --> 00:24:58.677
  • YOU KNOW, I'M JUST THOROUGHLYCONVINCED THAT JESUS WANTS TO
  • 00:24:58.677 --> 00:24:59.477
  • CONVINCED THAT JESUS WANTS TOBE OUR EVERYTHING -- EVERYTHING
  • 00:24:59.477 --> 00:25:03.415
  • BE OUR EVERYTHING -- EVERYTHINGTHAT WE NEED.
  • 00:25:03.415 --> 00:25:05.383
  • THAT WE NEED.EVERYTHING THAT WE LONG FOR --
  • 00:25:05.383 --> 00:25:07.586
  • EVERYTHING THAT WE LONG FOR --IT ALL COMES THROUGH THE LORD.
  • 00:25:07.586 --> 00:25:08.787
  • IT ALL COMES THROUGH THE LORD.THAT'S WHY GOD SAID: YOU SHOULD
  • 00:25:08.787 --> 00:25:09.688
  • THAT'S WHY GOD SAID: YOU SHOULDHAVE NO OTHER GOD BEFORE ME,
  • 00:25:09.688 --> 00:25:10.355
  • HAVE NO OTHER GOD BEFORE ME,'CAUSE I AM EVERYTHING THAT YOU
  • 00:25:10.355 --> 00:25:11.389
  • 'CAUSE I AM EVERYTHING THAT YOUNEED.
  • 00:25:11.389 --> 00:25:14.159
  • NEED.(EXHALING) OH...I LOVE IT.
  • 00:25:14.159 --> 00:25:15.927
  • (EXHALING) OH...I LOVE IT.Y'ALL ARE SO GOOD.
  • 00:25:15.927 --> 00:25:16.695
  • Y'ALL ARE SO GOOD.YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"
  • 00:25:16.695 --> 00:25:17.362
  • YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FOR
  • 00:25:17.362 --> 00:25:19.064
  • COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FORYOU.
  • 00:25:19.064 --> 00:25:19.631
  • YOU.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:25:19.631 --> 00:25:19.998
  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA.
  • 00:25:19.998 --> 00:25:21.032
  • SOCIAL MEDIA.LET US KNOW HOW WE CAN PRAY FOR
  • 00:25:21.032 --> 00:25:21.566
  • LET US KNOW HOW WE CAN PRAY FORYOU.
  • 00:25:21.566 --> 00:25:23.268
  • YOU.THANKS FOR JOINING US, TODAY.
  • 00:25:23.268 --> 00:25:24.803
  • THANKS FOR JOINING US, TODAY.YOU KNOW, THE BIBLE SAYS TO
  • 00:25:24.803 --> 00:25:26.004
  • YOU KNOW, THE BIBLE SAYS TOTRAIN UP A CHILD IN THE WAY HE
  • 00:25:26.004 --> 00:25:28.974
  • TRAIN UP A CHILD IN THE WAY HESHOULD GO.
  • 00:25:28.974 --> 00:25:29.507
  • SHOULD GO.TOMORROW, WE'RE TALKING
  • 00:25:29.507 --> 00:25:31.743
  • TOMORROW, WE'RE TALKINGABOUT HOW TO EMPOWER THE NEXT
  • 00:25:31.743 --> 00:25:32.410
  • ABOUT HOW TO EMPOWER THE NEXTGENERATION OF LEADERS AND WORLD
  • 00:25:32.410 --> 00:25:34.379
  • GENERATION OF LEADERS AND WORLDCHANGERS.
  • 00:25:34.379 --> 00:25:35.013
  • CHANGERS.WE'RE GONNA SEE YOU, THEN.
  • 00:25:35.013 --> 00:25:36.314
  • WE'RE GONNA SEE YOU, THEN.GOD BLESS YOU.
  • 00:25:36.314 --> 00:25:38.583
  • GOD BLESS YOU.BYE-BYE.
  • 00:25:38.583 --> 00:25:40.000