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Better Together LIVE | Episode 194

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February 11, 2021
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Is your marriage built on prayer? Spending time in prayer for and with your spouse can yield wisdom and strength when you need it most. | TBN Prayer Line: 714-731-1000

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Better Together LIVE | Episode 194

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  • - LAURIE: A HUSBAND, A
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  • - LAURIE: A HUSBAND, AWIFE AND GOD.
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  • WIFE AND GOD.IT'S A POWERFUL BOND THAT
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  • IT'S A POWERFUL BOND THATIS NOT EASILY BROKEN.
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  • IS NOT EASILY BROKEN.WHEN COUPLES PRAY OVER
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  • WHEN COUPLES PRAY OVERTHEIR MARRIAGE AND FOR
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  • THEIR MARRIAGE AND FOREACH OTHER, WE BUILD
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  • EACH OTHER, WE BUILDRELATIONSHIPS THAT CAN
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  • RELATIONSHIPS THAT CANLAST A LIFETIME.
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  • LAST A LIFETIME.COME ON.
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  • COME ON.JOIN US.
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  • ♪ MUSIC ♪
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  • ♪ MUSIC ♪♪ MUSIC ♪
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  • ♪ MUSIC ♪- LESLIE: WE ALL KNOW,
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  • - LESLIE: WE ALL KNOW,EVEN IF WE GET OUR
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  • EVEN IF WE GET OURCOMMUNICATION RIGHT AND
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  • COMMUNICATION RIGHT ANDFIGURE OUT OUR LOVE
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  • FIGURE OUT OUR LOVELANGUAGES AND EVERYTHING
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  • LANGUAGES AND EVERYTHINGELSE, THERE'S STILL AN
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  • ELSE, THERE'S STILL ANACHE AT THE CENTER OF OUR
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  • ACHE AT THE CENTER OF OURMARRIAGE IF WE DON'T HAVE
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  • MARRIAGE IF WE DON'T HAVETHAT DEEP SPIRITUAL
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  • THAT DEEP SPIRITUALINTIMACY WE LONG FOR, THAT
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  • INTIMACY WE LONG FOR, THATGOD CREATED US FOR.
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  • GOD CREATED US FOR.SO MUCH OF THAT HINGES ON
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  • SO MUCH OF THAT HINGES ONSHARED PRAYER IN MARRIED
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  • SHARED PRAYER IN MARRIEDLIFE.
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  • LIFE.I GOT TO TELL YOU, I'M
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  • I GOT TO TELL YOU, I'MSOMEONE WHO VALUES PRAYER.
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  • SOMEONE WHO VALUES PRAYER.I WAKE UP EVERY MORNING
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  • I WAKE UP EVERY MORNINGUTTERLY ASTONISHED THAT I
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  • UTTERLY ASTONISHED THAT IHAVE A CREATOR WHO IS
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  • HAVE A CREATOR WHO ISALREADY MINDFUL OF ME AND
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  • ALREADY MINDFUL OF ME ANDIS AVAILABLE TO VISIT WITH
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  • IS AVAILABLE TO VISIT WITHME RIGHT THEN.
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  • ME RIGHT THEN.I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT IS
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  • I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT ISHAPPENING.
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  • HAPPENING.I MARRIED SOMEONE WHO
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  • I MARRIED SOMEONE WHOVALUES HIS FAITH AS MUCH
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  • VALUES HIS FAITH AS MUCHAS I VALUE MINE.
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  • AS I VALUE MINE.WE JUST THOUGHT THE TWO OF
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  • WE JUST THOUGHT THE TWO OFUS WOULD MELD OUR
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  • US WOULD MELD OURSPIRITUAL PRACTICES AND
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  • SPIRITUAL PRACTICES ANDOUR FAITH SO EASILY, IT
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  • OUR FAITH SO EASILY, ITWOULD JUST BE THE EASIEST
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  • WOULD JUST BE THE EASIESTTHING.
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  • THING.IT WOULD NATURALLY FLOW.
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  • IT WOULD NATURALLY FLOW.THEN WE GOT MARRIED AND
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  • THEN WE GOT MARRIED ANDDISCOVERED IT DID NOT WORK
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  • DISCOVERED IT DID NOT WORKTHAT WAY FOR US.
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  • THAT WAY FOR US.I'M TELLING YOU.
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  • I'M TELLING YOU.HERE IS THE FUNNY THING.
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  • HERE IS THE FUNNY THING.WE WERE STRUGGLING WITH THIS.
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  • WE WERE STRUGGLING WITH THIS.I'M A MORNING PERSON, LES
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  • I'M A MORNING PERSON, LESIS A LATE NIGHT PERSON.
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  • IS A LATE NIGHT PERSON.WE DIDN'T WANT TO PRAY AT
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  • WE DIDN'T WANT TO PRAY ATTHE SAME TIME OF DAY.
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  • THE SAME TIME OF DAY.WE ALSO DISCOVERED WHEN WE
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  • WE ALSO DISCOVERED WHEN WEWENT TO PRAY TOGETHER, IT
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  • WENT TO PRAY TOGETHER, ITWAS EASY TO SOMETIMES SEND
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  • WAS EASY TO SOMETIMES SENDEACH OTHER MESSAGES
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  • EACH OTHER MESSAGESTHROUGH PRAYER.
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  • THROUGH PRAYER.LIKE, GOD JUST REALLY FIX
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  • LIKE, GOD JUST REALLY FIXTHIS CHARACTER ISSUE IN MY
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  • THIS CHARACTER ISSUE IN MYSPOUSE.
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  • SPOUSE.(LAUGHTER)
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  • (LAUGHTER)THAT KIND OF STUFF.
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  • THAT KIND OF STUFF.IT WASN'T WORKING THE WAY
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  • IT WASN'T WORKING THE WAYWE WANTED.
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  • WE WANTED.IT WAS NOT THIS RICH
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  • IT WAS NOT THIS RICHBONDING THING THAT WE KNEW
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  • BONDING THING THAT WE KNEWIT COULD BE.
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  • IT COULD BE.SO WE WERE IN THIS LITTLE
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  • SO WE WERE IN THIS LITTLESUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS.
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  • SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS.WE WERE IN GRADUATE SCHOOL
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  • WE WERE IN GRADUATE SCHOOLAT THE TIME.
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  • AT THE TIME.WE DECIDED LET'S DO WHAT
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  • WE DECIDED LET'S DO WHATNERDS DO AND LET'S TAKE--
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  • NERDS DO AND LET'S TAKE--DO A STUDY, DO SOME RESEARCH.
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  • DO A STUDY, DO SOME RESEARCH.SO WE ASKED ALL THE
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  • SO WE ASKED ALL THECOUPLES IN THIS LITTLE
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  • COUPLES IN THIS LITTLEMARRIED CLASS, ON A SCALE
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  • MARRIED CLASS, ON A SCALEOF ONE TO TEN, HOW MUCH DO
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  • OF ONE TO TEN, HOW MUCH DOEACH OF YOU VALUE
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  • EACH OF YOU VALUESPIRITUAL INTIMACY IN YOUR
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  • SPIRITUAL INTIMACY IN YOURMARRIED LIFE?
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  • MARRIED LIFE?I MEAN THESE ARE CHURCH
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  • I MEAN THESE ARE CHURCHGOING COUPLES WORKING ON
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  • GOING COUPLES WORKING ONTHEIR MARRIAGES TOGETHER
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  • THEIR MARRIAGES TOGETHERAND YOU WOULD IMAGINE YOU
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  • AND YOU WOULD IMAGINE YOUWOULD BE RIGHT.
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  • WOULD BE RIGHT.THEY SEE LIKE A NINE OR A TEN.
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  • THEY SEE LIKE A NINE OR A TEN.WE VALUE SPIRITUAL INTIMACY.
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  • WE VALUE SPIRITUAL INTIMACY.WE SAID, OKAY, LET'S GET
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  • WE SAID, OKAY, LET'S GETHONEST.
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  • HONEST.ON THE SAME SCALE, ONE TO
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  • ON THE SAME SCALE, ONE TOTEN, HOW SATISFIED ARE YOU
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  • TEN, HOW SATISFIED ARE YOURIGHT NOW WITH YOUR
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  • RIGHT NOW WITH YOURCURRENT LEVEL OF SPIRITUAL
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  • CURRENT LEVEL OF SPIRITUALINTIMACY?
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  • INTIMACY?I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOUMIGHT IMAGINE, WHEN YOU
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  • MIGHT IMAGINE, WHEN YOUTHINK ABOUT WHAT YOUR
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  • THINK ABOUT WHAT YOURNUMBER WOULD BE ON THAT
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  • NUMBER WOULD BE ON THATSCALE, BUT MOST OF THE
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  • SCALE, BUT MOST OF THECOUPLES SAID LIKE AT THREE
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  • COUPLES SAID LIKE AT THREEOR A FOUR.
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  • OR A FOUR.WE WERE LIKE, WOW!
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  • WE WERE LIKE, WOW!OKAY.
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  • OKAY.IT'S NOT JUST US.
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  • IT'S NOT JUST US.THIS IS NORMAL.
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  • THIS IS NORMAL.EVEN THOUGH IT WAS NORMAL,
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  • EVEN THOUGH IT WAS NORMAL,WE THOUGHT THIS ISN'T HOW
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  • WE THOUGHT THIS ISN'T HOWIT SHOULD BE FOR EVERYONE.
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  • IT SHOULD BE FOR EVERYONE.WHAT COULD BE DONE?
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  • WHAT COULD BE DONE?SO WE DID THE ONLY THING
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  • SO WE DID THE ONLY THINGWE KNEW TO DO, WE STARTED
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  • WE KNEW TO DO, WE STARTEDASKING MENTORS, CAN YOU
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  • ASKING MENTORS, CAN YOUHELP US FIND A PATHWAY TO
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  • HELP US FIND A PATHWAY TOREALIZE DEEP SPIRITUAL
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  • REALIZE DEEP SPIRITUALINTIMACY?
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  • INTIMACY?AND IT WAS A REALLY
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  • AND IT WAS A REALLYAMAZING PROCESS.
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  • AMAZING PROCESS.BECAUSE THESE MENTORS WERE
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  • BECAUSE THESE MENTORS WERESO AUTHENTIC AND HONEST
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  • SO AUTHENTIC AND HONESTWITH US.
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  • WITH US.WE THOUGHT THEY WOULD GIVE
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  • WE THOUGHT THEY WOULD GIVEUS THREE EASY STEPS AND
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  • US THREE EASY STEPS ANDTHERE WOULD BE A WAY TO
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  • THERE WOULD BE A WAY TOPRAY TOGETHER THAT WORKED
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  • PRAY TOGETHER THAT WORKEDOUT, THEY DIDN'T DO ANY OF
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  • OUT, THEY DIDN'T DO ANY OFTHAT.
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  • THAT.THEY ALL SAID, LOOK, YOU
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  • THEY ALL SAID, LOOK, YOUDON'T WANT TO TALK TO US.
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  • DON'T WANT TO TALK TO US.WE ARE NOT THE MODEL COUPLE.
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  • WE ARE NOT THE MODEL COUPLE.WE DON'T DO IT RIGHT, BUT
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  • WE DON'T DO IT RIGHT, BUTWE FINALLY OVER THE YEARS
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  • WE FINALLY OVER THE YEARSHAVE FOUND SOMETHING THAT
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  • HAVE FOUND SOMETHING THATWORKS FOR US.
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  • WORKS FOR US.WE'D BE LIKE, YES, WHAT
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  • WE'D BE LIKE, YES, WHATWAS THAT THING?
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  • WAS THAT THING?REALLY COOL STUFF STARTED
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  • REALLY COOL STUFF STARTEDTO UNFOLD.
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  • TO UNFOLD.LIKE THIS ONE COUPLE.
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  • LIKE THIS ONE COUPLE.THEIR WHOLE WAY OF GETTING
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  • THEIR WHOLE WAY OF GETTINGINTIMATE SPIRITUALLY HAD
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  • INTIMATE SPIRITUALLY HADTO DO WITH SERVING TOGETHER.
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  • TO DO WITH SERVING TOGETHER.THEY SET ASIDE A SECOND
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  • THEY SET ASIDE A SECONDTITHE AND THEY STARTED
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  • TITHE AND THEY STARTEDDOING SECRET THINGS,
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  • DOING SECRET THINGS,SERVING IN SECRET TOGETHER
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  • SERVING IN SECRET TOGETHERAND THAT BECAME THEIR
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  • AND THAT BECAME THEIRSPIRITUAL INTIMACY THAT
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  • SPIRITUAL INTIMACY THATLED TO PRAYER.
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  • LED TO PRAYER.THERE WAS ANOTHER COUPLE,
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  • THERE WAS ANOTHER COUPLE,THEY TALKED ABOUT TAKING
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  • THEY TALKED ABOUT TAKINGSILENT WALKS TOGETHER AND
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  • SILENT WALKS TOGETHER ANDTHEY WOULD PRAY FOR EACH
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  • THEY WOULD PRAY FOR EACHOTHER AS THEY WALKED.
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  • OTHER AS THEY WALKED.NOW LES AND I WOULD NEVER
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  • NOW LES AND I WOULD NEVERBE ABLE DO THAT.
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  • BE ABLE DO THAT.WE COULDN'T BE SILENT.
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  • WE COULDN'T BE SILENT.WE ARE NOT THAT DISCIPLINED.
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  • WE ARE NOT THAT DISCIPLINED.WE JUST STARTED TO HEAR
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  • WE JUST STARTED TO HEARHOW EVERYONE HAS A
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  • HOW EVERYONE HAS ADIFFERENT PATHWAY.
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  • DIFFERENT PATHWAY.EVEN THOUGH I'M A
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  • EVEN THOUGH I'M ACONTEMPLATIVE AND I LOVE
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  • CONTEMPLATIVE AND I LOVETO SIT WITH GOD IN
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  • TO SIT WITH GOD INSTARBUCKS AND JOURNAL AND
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  • STARBUCKS AND JOURNAL ANDPRAY, I'D COME HOME AFTER
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  • PRAY, I'D COME HOME AFTERA COUPLE HOURS OF DOING
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  • A COUPLE HOURS OF DOINGTHAT LES WOULD SAY, WHERE
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  • THAT LES WOULD SAY, WHEREHAVE YOU BEEN?
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  • HAVE YOU BEEN?I'D BE LIKE, I'VE BEEN AT
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  • I'D BE LIKE, I'VE BEEN ATSTARBUCKS.
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  • STARBUCKS.HE'D BE LIKE WHO WERE YOU
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  • HE'D BE LIKE WHO WERE YOUWITH?
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  • WITH?I'D SAY GOD.
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  • I'D SAY GOD.AND HE'D SAY, FOR LIKE TWO
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  • AND HE'D SAY, FOR LIKE TWOHOURS?
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  • HOURS?WHAT DID YOU GUYS DO?
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  • WHAT DID YOU GUYS DO?WHAT DID YOU TALK ABOUT?
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  • WHAT DID YOU TALK ABOUT?(LAUGHTER)
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  • (LAUGHTER)HE'S AN INTELLECTUAL.
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  • HE'S AN INTELLECTUAL.HE DOESN'T DO IT THE WAY I
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  • HE DOESN'T DO IT THE WAY IDO IT.
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  • DO IT.AND I THOUGHT INTELLECTUAL
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  • AND I THOUGHT INTELLECTUALSPIRITUAL PRACTICES WERE
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  • SPIRITUAL PRACTICES WEREPROBABLY NOT REALLY
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  • PROBABLY NOT REALLYSPIRITUAL.
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  • SPIRITUAL.SO HE FELT KIND OF THE
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  • SO HE FELT KIND OF THESAME WAY ABOUT ME.
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  • SAME WAY ABOUT ME.WE HAD TO WORK TOGETHER
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  • WE HAD TO WORK TOGETHERHARD TO FIND SPIRITUAL
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  • HARD TO FIND SPIRITUALINTIMACY.
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  • INTIMACY.BUT IT'S WORTH FIGHTING
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  • BUT IT'S WORTH FIGHTINGFOR AND IT'S OKAY IF IT'S
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  • FOR AND IT'S OKAY IF IT'SAWKWARD.
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  • AWKWARD.IT'S OKAY IF IT DOESN'T
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  • IT'S OKAY IF IT DOESN'TFEEL NATURAL EVERY MOMENT.
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  • FEEL NATURAL EVERY MOMENT.I'M TELLING YOU, WHEN WE
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  • I'M TELLING YOU, WHEN WEHAD OUR DAY IN CRISIS, WE
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  • HAD OUR DAY IN CRISIS, WEHAD A LITTLE PREEMIE WHO
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  • HAD A LITTLE PREEMIE WHOWAS BORN A MICRO PREEMIE
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  • WAS BORN A MICRO PREEMIEBORN 14 YEARS INTO OUR
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  • BORN 14 YEARS INTO OURMARRIAGE, AND WE WEPT AND
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  • MARRIAGE, AND WE WEPT ANDPRAYED TOGETHER AND IT GOT
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  • PRAYED TOGETHER AND IT GOTUS THROUGH FOUR HARD YEARS.
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  • US THROUGH FOUR HARD YEARS.THAT MICRO PREEMIE WEIGHED
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  • THAT MICRO PREEMIE WEIGHEDA POUND AND A HALF.
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  • A POUND AND A HALF.WE WAITED 14 YEARS TO EVEN
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  • WE WAITED 14 YEARS TO EVENHAVE CHILDREN IN MARRIAGE
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  • HAVE CHILDREN IN MARRIAGEAND THEN THIS INFANT THAT
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  • AND THEN THIS INFANT THATWAS SO FRAIL AND YET IT
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  • WAS SO FRAIL AND YET ITWAS JUST THAT GROUND WORK
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  • WAS JUST THAT GROUND WORKWE WERE ABLE TO LAY AS A
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  • WE WERE ABLE TO LAY AS ACOUPLE OF FINDING OUR OWN
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  • COUPLE OF FINDING OUR OWNQUIRKY WAY TO PRAY
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  • QUIRKY WAY TO PRAYTOGETHER THAT ISN'T SOME
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  • TOGETHER THAT ISN'T SOMEFORMULA BUT REALLY LED US
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  • FORMULA BUT REALLY LED USTO GOD TOGETHER THAT
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  • TO GOD TOGETHER THATCARRIED US THROUGH
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  • CARRIED US THROUGHWHENEVER THE WORLD FELL APART.
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  • WHENEVER THE WORLD FELL APART.SO I WOULD JUST ENCOURAGE
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  • SO I WOULD JUST ENCOURAGEANYONE LISTENING, I'D
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  • ANYONE LISTENING, I'DACTUALLY LOVE TO HEAR FROM
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  • ACTUALLY LOVE TO HEAR FROMEVERY ONE OF YOU WISE
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  • EVERY ONE OF YOU WISEGIRLFRIENDS, WHAT WORKS
  • 00:05:57.413 --> 00:05:58.414
  • GIRLFRIENDS, WHAT WORKSFOR YOU, WHAT REALLY WORKS.
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  • FOR YOU, WHAT REALLY WORKS.NOT JUST HOW IT IS
  • 00:06:00.983 --> 00:06:02.285
  • NOT JUST HOW IT ISSUPPOSED TO BE BUT HOW IT
  • 00:06:02.351 --> 00:06:03.152
  • SUPPOSED TO BE BUT HOW ITREALLY FITS TO PRAY
  • 00:06:03.219 --> 00:06:05.354
  • REALLY FITS TO PRAYTOGETHER IN YOUR MARRIED
  • 00:06:05.421 --> 00:06:05.988
  • TOGETHER IN YOUR MARRIEDLIFE?
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  • LIFE?- CECE: I LOVE WHAT
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  • - CECE: I LOVE WHATYOU'RE SAYING, LESLIE,
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  • YOU'RE SAYING, LESLIE,EVERYTHING YOU SAID, BUT I
  • 00:06:10.460 --> 00:06:11.327
  • EVERYTHING YOU SAID, BUT ITHINK IT'S IMPORTANT ONE
  • 00:06:11.394 --> 00:06:12.462
  • THINK IT'S IMPORTANT ONEOF THE THINGS YOU BROUGHT
  • 00:06:12.528 --> 00:06:15.231
  • OF THE THINGS YOU BROUGHTOUT IS THAT JUST BECAUSE
  • 00:06:15.298 --> 00:06:15.765
  • OUT IS THAT JUST BECAUSEYOU'RE MARRIED IT DOES NOT
  • 00:06:15.832 --> 00:06:19.001
  • YOU'RE MARRIED IT DOES NOTMEAN YOU'RE GOING TO
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  • MEAN YOU'RE GOING TORECEIVE THE SAME WAY.
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  • RECEIVE THE SAME WAY.IT'S SO IMPORTANT WE DON'T
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  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT WE DON'TCONDEMN ONE ANOTHER OR
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  • CONDEMN ONE ANOTHER ORJUDGE ONE ANOTHER BECAUSE
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  • JUDGE ONE ANOTHER BECAUSEGOD WILL DEAL WITH ME WHAT
  • 00:06:29.479 --> 00:06:30.947
  • GOD WILL DEAL WITH ME WHATIT TAKES FOR ME IS NOT THE
  • 00:06:31.013 --> 00:06:32.415
  • IT TAKES FOR ME IS NOT THESAME THING IT TAKES FOR
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  • SAME THING IT TAKES FORALVIN OR FOR HIM FOR ME.
  • 00:06:34.650 --> 00:06:37.520
  • ALVIN OR FOR HIM FOR ME.SO EVEN THOUGH WE'RE ONE,
  • 00:06:37.587 --> 00:06:39.655
  • SO EVEN THOUGH WE'RE ONE,YOU'RE INDIVIDUALS WHEN IT
  • 00:06:39.722 --> 00:06:42.024
  • YOU'RE INDIVIDUALS WHEN ITCOMES TO YOUR RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:06:42.091 --> 00:06:42.592
  • COMES TO YOUR RELATIONSHIPWITH GOD.
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  • WITH GOD.I KNOW WHAT I NEED.
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  • I KNOW WHAT I NEED.I NEED ALL THE TIME I CAN
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  • I NEED ALL THE TIME I CANGET SO I CAN LIVE RIGHT,
  • 00:06:47.697 --> 00:06:50.132
  • GET SO I CAN LIVE RIGHT,DO RIGHT.
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  • DO RIGHT.(LAUGHTER)
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  • (LAUGHTER)AND FOR US, WE HAVE OUR
  • 00:06:53.503 --> 00:06:55.938
  • AND FOR US, WE HAVE OURSEPARATE TIMES, BUT
  • 00:06:56.005 --> 00:06:58.374
  • SEPARATE TIMES, BUTPRAYING TOGETHER HAS BEEN
  • 00:06:58.441 --> 00:06:59.141
  • PRAYING TOGETHER HAS BEENAWESOME FOR US THROUGHOUT
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  • AWESOME FOR US THROUGHOUTTHE YEARS.
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  • THE YEARS.TAKING OUT THE TIME TO
  • 00:07:02.111 --> 00:07:03.613
  • TAKING OUT THE TIME TOPRAY TOGETHER, AND, LIKE
  • 00:07:03.679 --> 00:07:04.680
  • PRAY TOGETHER, AND, LIKEYOU SAID, TO PRAY FOR ONE
  • 00:07:04.747 --> 00:07:06.315
  • YOU SAID, TO PRAY FOR ONEANOTHER.
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  • ANOTHER.NOT PRAY AT EACH OTHER.
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  • NOT PRAY AT EACH OTHER.BUT BUILDING ONE ANOTHER UP.
  • 00:07:10.353 --> 00:07:11.187
  • BUT BUILDING ONE ANOTHER UP.BECAUSE UNLESS WE DO, EVEN
  • 00:07:11.254 --> 00:07:13.956
  • BECAUSE UNLESS WE DO, EVENWITH PRAYER, UNLESS WE
  • 00:07:14.023 --> 00:07:15.491
  • WITH PRAYER, UNLESS WEPRAY RIGHT ACCORDING TO
  • 00:07:15.558 --> 00:07:16.325
  • PRAY RIGHT ACCORDING TOSCRIPTURE, THEN, AGAIN,
  • 00:07:16.392 --> 00:07:17.527
  • SCRIPTURE, THEN, AGAIN,IT'S JUST FLESH BEING ON
  • 00:07:17.593 --> 00:07:19.061
  • IT'S JUST FLESH BEING ONDISPLAY.
  • 00:07:19.128 --> 00:07:21.697
  • DISPLAY.YOU WON'T RECEIVE WHAT YOU
  • 00:07:21.764 --> 00:07:22.265
  • YOU WON'T RECEIVE WHAT YOUNEED TO RECEIVE.
  • 00:07:22.331 --> 00:07:23.065
  • NEED TO RECEIVE.SO I LOVE HEARING HIM PRAY
  • 00:07:23.132 --> 00:07:26.769
  • SO I LOVE HEARING HIM PRAYFOR ME.
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  • FOR ME.I SING AND I TRAVEL AND
  • 00:07:27.837 --> 00:07:29.272
  • I SING AND I TRAVEL ANDI'VE DONE THAT FOR YEARS
  • 00:07:29.338 --> 00:07:30.673
  • I'VE DONE THAT FOR YEARSAND TO KNOW THAT MY
  • 00:07:30.740 --> 00:07:31.974
  • AND TO KNOW THAT MYHUSBAND IS COVERING ME AND
  • 00:07:32.041 --> 00:07:34.210
  • HUSBAND IS COVERING ME ANDPRAYING FOR ME AND LIFTING
  • 00:07:34.277 --> 00:07:34.744
  • PRAYING FOR ME AND LIFTINGME UP, IT JUST BLESSES ME.
  • 00:07:34.810 --> 00:07:36.212
  • ME UP, IT JUST BLESSES ME.BECAUSE I THINK ALL OF US
  • 00:07:36.279 --> 00:07:37.947
  • BECAUSE I THINK ALL OF USBEING STRONG WOMEN IN THE
  • 00:07:38.014 --> 00:07:39.849
  • BEING STRONG WOMEN IN THELORD, WE'RE VERY VULNERABLE.
  • 00:07:39.916 --> 00:07:42.251
  • LORD, WE'RE VERY VULNERABLE.WE'RE STILL GIRLS, AND SO,
  • 00:07:42.318 --> 00:07:44.153
  • WE'RE STILL GIRLS, AND SO,TO HEAR MY HUSBAND PRAY
  • 00:07:44.220 --> 00:07:45.855
  • TO HEAR MY HUSBAND PRAYFOR ME JUST BRINGS ME TO
  • 00:07:45.922 --> 00:07:47.356
  • FOR ME JUST BRINGS ME TOTEARS.
  • 00:07:47.423 --> 00:07:48.357
  • TEARS.IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING.
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  • IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING.AND WE HAVE LEARNED THE
  • 00:07:49.392 --> 00:07:51.794
  • AND WE HAVE LEARNED THEVALUE IN PRAYING TOGETHER
  • 00:07:51.861 --> 00:07:56.032
  • VALUE IN PRAYING TOGETHERBUT ALSO UNDERSTANDING
  • 00:07:56.098 --> 00:07:57.466
  • BUT ALSO UNDERSTANDINGTHAT THE MOST IMPORTANT
  • 00:07:57.533 --> 00:07:59.335
  • THAT THE MOST IMPORTANTTHING IS THAT YOU BOTH
  • 00:07:59.402 --> 00:08:00.436
  • THING IS THAT YOU BOTHHAVE A PRAYER LIFE OF YOUR
  • 00:08:00.503 --> 00:08:03.139
  • HAVE A PRAYER LIFE OF YOUROWN.
  • 00:08:03.205 --> 00:08:04.407
  • OWN.IT'S IN THOSE TIMES GOD IS
  • 00:08:04.473 --> 00:08:06.876
  • IT'S IN THOSE TIMES GOD ISGOING TO REFINE YOU BOTH.
  • 00:08:06.943 --> 00:08:09.111
  • GOING TO REFINE YOU BOTH.AND THEN WHEN YOU COME
  • 00:08:09.178 --> 00:08:10.813
  • AND THEN WHEN YOU COMETOGETHER, THEN YOU COME
  • 00:08:10.880 --> 00:08:12.081
  • TOGETHER, THEN YOU COMETOGETHER IN AGREEMENT.
  • 00:08:12.148 --> 00:08:12.982
  • TOGETHER IN AGREEMENT.THERE IS POWER IN
  • 00:08:13.049 --> 00:08:13.649
  • THERE IS POWER INAGREEMENT.
  • 00:08:13.716 --> 00:08:14.784
  • AGREEMENT.AND THE BIBLE TELLS US IN
  • 00:08:14.850 --> 00:08:16.285
  • AND THE BIBLE TELLS US INJAMES 5:16 CONFESS YOUR
  • 00:08:16.352 --> 00:08:18.521
  • JAMES 5:16 CONFESS YOURFAULTS TO ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:08:18.588 --> 00:08:20.256
  • FAULTS TO ONE ANOTHER.PRAY FOR EACH OTHER SO
  • 00:08:20.323 --> 00:08:22.959
  • PRAY FOR EACH OTHER SOTHAT YOU'LL BE HEALED.
  • 00:08:23.025 --> 00:08:23.993
  • THAT YOU'LL BE HEALED.SO HEALING COMES THROUGH
  • 00:08:24.060 --> 00:08:25.328
  • SO HEALING COMES THROUGHPRAYER.
  • 00:08:25.394 --> 00:08:27.229
  • PRAYER.AND THE EFFECTUAL FERVENT
  • 00:08:27.296 --> 00:08:28.798
  • AND THE EFFECTUAL FERVENTPRAYER OF THE RIGHTEOUS
  • 00:08:28.864 --> 00:08:30.099
  • PRAYER OF THE RIGHTEOUSAVAILETH MUCH.
  • 00:08:30.166 --> 00:08:30.666
  • AVAILETH MUCH.SO PRAYER IS DEFINITELY A
  • 00:08:30.733 --> 00:08:33.936
  • SO PRAYER IS DEFINITELY ASTABILIZER, IT'S A ROCK.
  • 00:08:34.003 --> 00:08:38.341
  • STABILIZER, IT'S A ROCK.I COULDN'T MAKE IT WITHOUT
  • 00:08:38.407 --> 00:08:38.874
  • I COULDN'T MAKE IT WITHOUTIT.
  • 00:08:38.941 --> 00:08:40.943
  • IT.WE WOULD NOT BE STILL
  • 00:08:41.010 --> 00:08:45.648
  • WE WOULD NOT BE STILLMARRIED WITHOUT IT.
  • 00:08:45.715 --> 00:08:46.282
  • MARRIED WITHOUT IT.- JAMIE: I LOVE WHAT
  • 00:08:46.349 --> 00:08:46.782
  • - JAMIE: I LOVE WHATYOU'RE TALKING ABOUT,
  • 00:08:46.849 --> 00:08:47.783
  • YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT,LESLIE, HOW YOU CAME INTO
  • 00:08:47.850 --> 00:08:48.417
  • LESLIE, HOW YOU CAME INTOTHIS MARRIAGE AND HOW YOU
  • 00:08:48.484 --> 00:08:49.452
  • THIS MARRIAGE AND HOW YOUBOTH HAD YOUR OWN IDEAS.
  • 00:08:49.518 --> 00:08:50.219
  • BOTH HAD YOUR OWN IDEAS.THEN YOU GET THERE AND YOU
  • 00:08:50.286 --> 00:08:51.454
  • THEN YOU GET THERE AND YOUGO, WAIT, HOW DO WE DO
  • 00:08:51.520 --> 00:08:52.655
  • GO, WAIT, HOW DO WE DOTHIS TOGETHER?
  • 00:08:52.722 --> 00:08:53.823
  • THIS TOGETHER?HOW ARE WE BOTH SUPPOSED
  • 00:08:53.889 --> 00:08:54.890
  • HOW ARE WE BOTH SUPPOSEDTO DO IT?
  • 00:08:54.957 --> 00:08:55.658
  • TO DO IT?WE HAVE ALWAYS DONE
  • 00:08:55.725 --> 00:08:56.359
  • WE HAVE ALWAYS DONEINDIVIDUALLY ON OUR OWN.
  • 00:08:56.425 --> 00:08:57.426
  • INDIVIDUALLY ON OUR OWN.I WOULD SAY THAT WAS A
  • 00:08:57.493 --> 00:08:58.294
  • I WOULD SAY THAT WAS AREALLY BIG WAKE-UP CALL
  • 00:08:58.361 --> 00:09:00.262
  • REALLY BIG WAKE-UP CALLFOR ME GETTING MARRIED AS
  • 00:09:00.329 --> 00:09:01.263
  • FOR ME GETTING MARRIED ASSOMEONE WHO WAS USED TO
  • 00:09:01.330 --> 00:09:02.431
  • SOMEONE WHO WAS USED TOHAVING MY OWN PERSONAL
  • 00:09:02.498 --> 00:09:03.699
  • HAVING MY OWN PERSONALTIME AND THEN HERE'S MY
  • 00:09:03.766 --> 00:09:04.500
  • TIME AND THEN HERE'S MYHUSBAND.
  • 00:09:04.567 --> 00:09:05.801
  • HUSBAND.SO THE TIMES WE PRAY
  • 00:09:05.868 --> 00:09:07.570
  • SO THE TIMES WE PRAYTOGETHER ARE BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:09:07.637 --> 00:09:08.204
  • TOGETHER ARE BEAUTIFUL.THEY ARE WONDERFUL.
  • 00:09:08.270 --> 00:09:10.039
  • THEY ARE WONDERFUL.BUT I ALWAYS HAVE A STORY
  • 00:09:10.106 --> 00:09:11.140
  • BUT I ALWAYS HAVE A STORYI LIKE TO SHARE ABOUT
  • 00:09:11.207 --> 00:09:12.408
  • I LIKE TO SHARE ABOUTPRAYING ABOUT SOMETHING
  • 00:09:12.475 --> 00:09:13.943
  • PRAYING ABOUT SOMETHINGWITHIN OUR MARRIAGE.
  • 00:09:14.010 --> 00:09:14.543
  • WITHIN OUR MARRIAGE.AARON AND I, THIS HAPPENED
  • 00:09:14.610 --> 00:09:16.846
  • AARON AND I, THIS HAPPENEDTHREE TIMES IN OUR
  • 00:09:16.912 --> 00:09:18.280
  • THREE TIMES IN OURMARRIAGE, PARTICULARLY
  • 00:09:18.347 --> 00:09:19.148
  • MARRIAGE, PARTICULARLYWHERE WE HAVE BEEN PRAYING
  • 00:09:19.215 --> 00:09:20.249
  • WHERE WE HAVE BEEN PRAYINGABOUT SOMETHING TOGETHER
  • 00:09:20.316 --> 00:09:21.417
  • ABOUT SOMETHING TOGETHERAND WE ARE NOT ON THE SAME
  • 00:09:21.484 --> 00:09:22.718
  • AND WE ARE NOT ON THE SAMEPAGE.
  • 00:09:22.785 --> 00:09:23.419
  • PAGE.WE EACH HAVE WHAT WE WANT.
  • 00:09:23.486 --> 00:09:24.854
  • WE EACH HAVE WHAT WE WANT.WE EACH HAVE WHAT WE THINK
  • 00:09:24.920 --> 00:09:26.422
  • WE EACH HAVE WHAT WE THINKIS BEST SO AS MUCH PRAYER
  • 00:09:26.489 --> 00:09:28.624
  • IS BEST SO AS MUCH PRAYERIN THE WORLD, WE WOULD
  • 00:09:28.691 --> 00:09:30.326
  • IN THE WORLD, WE WOULDLEAVE THAT PRAYER LIKE, OOH,
  • 00:09:30.393 --> 00:09:31.327
  • LEAVE THAT PRAYER LIKE, OOH,I DON'T LIKE YOU, YOU
  • 00:09:31.394 --> 00:09:32.995
  • I DON'T LIKE YOU, YOUDON'T LIKE ME.
  • 00:09:33.062 --> 00:09:35.431
  • DON'T LIKE ME.I'M STANDING STRONG,
  • 00:09:35.498 --> 00:09:35.931
  • I'M STANDING STRONG,YOU'RE STANDING STRONG.
  • 00:09:35.998 --> 00:09:38.234
  • YOU'RE STANDING STRONG.THERE WAS A MOMENT WHERE
  • 00:09:38.300 --> 00:09:38.768
  • THERE WAS A MOMENT WHEREWE WERE REALLY AT A
  • 00:09:38.834 --> 00:09:40.236
  • WE WERE REALLY AT ACROSSROADS, BOTH OF US
  • 00:09:40.302 --> 00:09:41.804
  • CROSSROADS, BOTH OF USTHOUGHT THAT OUR IDEA WAS
  • 00:09:41.871 --> 00:09:44.640
  • THOUGHT THAT OUR IDEA WASBEST.
  • 00:09:44.707 --> 00:09:45.975
  • BEST.I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT WHAT
  • 00:09:46.042 --> 00:09:47.476
  • I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT WHATKIND OF RUG SHOULD WE GET
  • 00:09:47.543 --> 00:09:49.311
  • KIND OF RUG SHOULD WE GETFOR A NEW REMODEL.
  • 00:09:49.378 --> 00:09:49.945
  • FOR A NEW REMODEL.I'M TALKING, DO WE HAVE
  • 00:09:50.012 --> 00:09:51.313
  • I'M TALKING, DO WE HAVEANOTHER CHILD?
  • 00:09:51.380 --> 00:09:52.848
  • ANOTHER CHILD?I'M TALKING DO, WE MOVE?
  • 00:09:52.915 --> 00:09:54.350
  • I'M TALKING DO, WE MOVE?I'M TALKING, DO WE PUT OUR
  • 00:09:54.417 --> 00:09:55.484
  • I'M TALKING, DO WE PUT OURKIDS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL?
  • 00:09:55.551 --> 00:09:55.951
  • KIDS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL?THOSE WERE THE THREE
  • 00:09:56.018 --> 00:09:56.552
  • THOSE WERE THE THREEEXAMPLES OF THESE SEASONS
  • 00:09:56.619 --> 00:09:59.055
  • EXAMPLES OF THESE SEASONSIN OUR LIFE.
  • 00:09:59.121 --> 00:09:59.455
  • IN OUR LIFE.AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I
  • 00:09:59.522 --> 00:10:00.289
  • AND ALL OF A SUDDEN IREMEMBERED SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:10:00.356 --> 00:10:02.258
  • REMEMBERED SOMETHING THATA WOMAN HAD TOLE ME ONCE.
  • 00:10:02.324 --> 00:10:02.825
  • A WOMAN HAD TOLE ME ONCE.SHE TOLD ME, JAMIE,
  • 00:10:02.892 --> 00:10:03.893
  • SHE TOLD ME, JAMIE,SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO QUIT
  • 00:10:03.959 --> 00:10:04.694
  • SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO QUITRUNNING YOUR MOUTH AND YOU
  • 00:10:04.760 --> 00:10:05.761
  • RUNNING YOUR MOUTH AND YOUJUST GOT TO PRAY.
  • 00:10:05.828 --> 00:10:07.063
  • JUST GOT TO PRAY.AND I HAD TO TAKE THAT
  • 00:10:07.129 --> 00:10:08.197
  • AND I HAD TO TAKE THATPRAYER AWAY FROM US
  • 00:10:08.264 --> 00:10:09.632
  • PRAYER AWAY FROM USTOGETHER BECAUSE THAT WAS
  • 00:10:09.699 --> 00:10:10.866
  • TOGETHER BECAUSE THAT WASNOT A HEALTHY PRAYER SPACE
  • 00:10:10.933 --> 00:10:12.535
  • NOT A HEALTHY PRAYER SPACEFOR US IN THAT MOMENT.
  • 00:10:12.601 --> 00:10:14.503
  • FOR US IN THAT MOMENT.I HAD TO TAKE IT BY MYSELF
  • 00:10:14.570 --> 00:10:16.772
  • I HAD TO TAKE IT BY MYSELFAND I PRAYED PROBABLY THE
  • 00:10:16.839 --> 00:10:17.339
  • AND I PRAYED PROBABLY THEBOLDEST PRAYER IN OUR
  • 00:10:17.406 --> 00:10:18.207
  • BOLDEST PRAYER IN OURMARRIAGE.
  • 00:10:18.274 --> 00:10:19.642
  • MARRIAGE.I PRAYED, GOD, YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:10:19.709 --> 00:10:21.711
  • I PRAYED, GOD, YOU HAVE TOCHANGE HIS HEART OR YOU
  • 00:10:21.777 --> 00:10:22.745
  • CHANGE HIS HEART OR YOUHAVE TO CHANGE MINE, BUT
  • 00:10:22.812 --> 00:10:23.279
  • HAVE TO CHANGE MINE, BUTWE CAN'T DO WHAT WE'RE
  • 00:10:23.345 --> 00:10:24.146
  • WE CAN'T DO WHAT WE'REDOING HERE.
  • 00:10:24.213 --> 00:10:25.514
  • DOING HERE.AND I WAS REALLY SERIOUS
  • 00:10:25.581 --> 00:10:26.916
  • AND I WAS REALLY SERIOUSAND WILLING FOR HIM TO
  • 00:10:26.982 --> 00:10:28.551
  • AND WILLING FOR HIM TOCHANGE MINE.
  • 00:10:28.617 --> 00:10:29.552
  • CHANGE MINE.IT WASN'T LIKE I HAD MY
  • 00:10:29.618 --> 00:10:30.119
  • IT WASN'T LIKE I HAD MYFINGERS CROSSED BEHIND MY
  • 00:10:30.186 --> 00:10:31.187
  • FINGERS CROSSED BEHIND MYBACK, LIKE SURELY, YOU'RE
  • 00:10:31.253 --> 00:10:33.456
  • BACK, LIKE SURELY, YOU'REGONNA CHANGE HIS.
  • 00:10:33.522 --> 00:10:34.557
  • GONNA CHANGE HIS.AND THEN THOSE THREE
  • 00:10:34.623 --> 00:10:36.158
  • AND THEN THOSE THREESEASONS OF OUR LIFE IN OUR
  • 00:10:36.225 --> 00:10:38.394
  • SEASONS OF OUR LIFE IN OURMARRIAGE, GOD HAS DONE
  • 00:10:38.461 --> 00:10:39.862
  • MARRIAGE, GOD HAS DONEJUST THAT.
  • 00:10:39.929 --> 00:10:40.329
  • JUST THAT.HE HAS CHANGED ONE OF OUR
  • 00:10:40.396 --> 00:10:40.963
  • HE HAS CHANGED ONE OF OURHEARTS AND BROUGHT US
  • 00:10:41.030 --> 00:10:41.497
  • HEARTS AND BROUGHT USTOGETHER.
  • 00:10:41.564 --> 00:10:42.431
  • TOGETHER.WHERE THEN, OUR PRAYER
  • 00:10:42.498 --> 00:10:43.032
  • WHERE THEN, OUR PRAYERTOGETHER WAS ON THE SAME
  • 00:10:43.099 --> 00:10:43.632
  • TOGETHER WAS ON THE SAMEPAGE.
  • 00:10:43.699 --> 00:10:44.800
  • PAGE.SO JUST TO ENCOURAGE
  • 00:10:44.867 --> 00:10:45.935
  • SO JUST TO ENCOURAGEPEOPLE, THAT PRAYER
  • 00:10:46.001 --> 00:10:47.036
  • PEOPLE, THAT PRAYERTOGETHER WITH YOUR SPOUSE
  • 00:10:47.103 --> 00:10:48.304
  • TOGETHER WITH YOUR SPOUSEIS SO BEAUTIFUL BUT THERE
  • 00:10:48.370 --> 00:10:50.206
  • IS SO BEAUTIFUL BUT THEREMIGHT BE SOME MOMENTS
  • 00:10:50.272 --> 00:10:51.507
  • MIGHT BE SOME MOMENTSWHERE YOU'RE LIKE, OH,
  • 00:10:51.574 --> 00:10:53.275
  • WHERE YOU'RE LIKE, OH,MAN, I NEED TO TAKE THIS
  • 00:10:53.342 --> 00:10:54.577
  • MAN, I NEED TO TAKE THISTO THE LORD AND HE'S GONNA
  • 00:10:54.643 --> 00:10:55.611
  • TO THE LORD AND HE'S GONNAHAVE TO WORK ON ME.
  • 00:10:55.678 --> 00:10:56.479
  • HAVE TO WORK ON ME.BECAUSE I'M NOT HANDLING
  • 00:10:56.545 --> 00:10:57.079
  • BECAUSE I'M NOT HANDLINGTHIS WELL.
  • 00:10:57.146 --> 00:10:58.314
  • THIS WELL.AND THAT WAS A PROFOUND
  • 00:10:58.380 --> 00:10:59.348
  • AND THAT WAS A PROFOUNDMOMENT IN OUR MARRIAGE OF
  • 00:10:59.415 --> 00:11:00.683
  • MOMENT IN OUR MARRIAGE OFME BEING VULNERABLE BEFORE
  • 00:11:00.750 --> 00:11:02.752
  • ME BEING VULNERABLE BEFOREGOD AND VULNERABLE WITH MY
  • 00:11:02.818 --> 00:11:04.120
  • GOD AND VULNERABLE WITH MYHUSBAND TO COME BACK AND
  • 00:11:04.186 --> 00:11:05.287
  • HUSBAND TO COME BACK ANDSAY, GOD CHANGE ME.
  • 00:11:05.354 --> 00:11:07.690
  • SAY, GOD CHANGE ME.IT WAS ME THAT HE CHANGED.
  • 00:11:07.757 --> 00:11:09.458
  • IT WAS ME THAT HE CHANGED.SO THEN WE COULD UNIFY
  • 00:11:09.525 --> 00:11:10.626
  • SO THEN WE COULD UNIFYTOGETHER IN THAT PRAYER
  • 00:11:10.693 --> 00:11:12.795
  • TOGETHER IN THAT PRAYEROVER WHAT WE HAD BEEN
  • 00:11:12.862 --> 00:11:13.662
  • OVER WHAT WE HAD BEENPRAYING FOR BEFORE.
  • 00:11:13.729 --> 00:11:16.832
  • PRAYING FOR BEFORE.- LESLIE: JAMIE, THAT'S
  • 00:11:16.899 --> 00:11:17.333
  • - LESLIE: JAMIE, THAT'SSO POWERFUL.
  • 00:11:17.399 --> 00:11:18.701
  • SO POWERFUL.IN THAT MOMENT WHERE
  • 00:11:18.768 --> 00:11:20.069
  • IN THAT MOMENT WHEREYOU'RE BEING TOTALLY
  • 00:11:20.136 --> 00:11:22.571
  • YOU'RE BEING TOTALLYHONEST AND YOU'RE SAYING
  • 00:11:22.638 --> 00:11:24.540
  • HONEST AND YOU'RE SAYINGMY HEART FEELS STRONGLY IN
  • 00:11:24.607 --> 00:11:26.509
  • MY HEART FEELS STRONGLY INONE DIRECTION AND YOU'RE
  • 00:11:26.575 --> 00:11:27.476
  • ONE DIRECTION AND YOU'REASKING GOD TO DO THE
  • 00:11:27.543 --> 00:11:29.378
  • ASKING GOD TO DO THEMIRACLE TO CHANGE YOUR
  • 00:11:29.445 --> 00:11:30.646
  • MIRACLE TO CHANGE YOURHEART SO YOU CAN HAVE
  • 00:11:30.713 --> 00:11:32.481
  • HEART SO YOU CAN HAVEUNITY AND TRUSTING HIM
  • 00:11:32.548 --> 00:11:33.883
  • UNITY AND TRUSTING HIMWITH WHAT THAT CHANGE IS.
  • 00:11:33.949 --> 00:11:35.117
  • WITH WHAT THAT CHANGE IS.THAT'S EPIC.
  • 00:11:35.184 --> 00:11:38.053
  • THAT'S EPIC.THAT IS THE KIND OF
  • 00:11:38.120 --> 00:11:39.488
  • THAT IS THE KIND OFTRANSFORMATION THAT
  • 00:11:39.555 --> 00:11:40.856
  • TRANSFORMATION THATDOESN'T HAPPEN OUTSIDE OF
  • 00:11:40.923 --> 00:11:41.891
  • DOESN'T HAPPEN OUTSIDE OFPRAYER, HONESTLY.
  • 00:11:41.957 --> 00:11:44.193
  • PRAYER, HONESTLY.WHICH IS SO HUGE.
  • 00:11:44.260 --> 00:11:45.394
  • WHICH IS SO HUGE.I APPRECIATE YOU SHARING
  • 00:11:45.461 --> 00:11:47.096
  • I APPRECIATE YOU SHARINGTHAT.
  • 00:11:47.163 --> 00:11:49.265
  • THAT.- LAURIE: I LOVE THE PACT
  • 00:11:49.331 --> 00:11:51.433
  • - LAURIE: I LOVE THE PACTTHAT YOU STARTED OUT
  • 00:11:51.500 --> 00:11:52.434
  • THAT YOU STARTED OUTSAYING THAT IT'S DIFFERENT
  • 00:11:52.501 --> 00:11:53.002
  • SAYING THAT IT'S DIFFERENTFOR EVERYBODY.
  • 00:11:53.068 --> 00:11:54.336
  • FOR EVERYBODY.SO WE'VE GOT TO TAKE THE
  • 00:11:54.403 --> 00:11:55.671
  • SO WE'VE GOT TO TAKE THEGUILT OFF EVERYBODY.
  • 00:11:55.738 --> 00:11:56.138
  • GUILT OFF EVERYBODY.IF YOU DON'T HAVE A
  • 00:11:56.205 --> 00:11:57.439
  • IF YOU DON'T HAVE APRAYING HUSBAND OR YOU
  • 00:11:57.506 --> 00:11:58.741
  • PRAYING HUSBAND OR YOUDON'T HAVE A PRAYING WIFE,
  • 00:11:58.808 --> 00:11:59.775
  • DON'T HAVE A PRAYING WIFE,THAT IS A WHOLE DIFFERENT
  • 00:11:59.842 --> 00:12:00.342
  • THAT IS A WHOLE DIFFERENTSTORY.
  • 00:12:00.409 --> 00:12:01.911
  • STORY.AND OR MAYBE YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:12:01.977 --> 00:12:04.580
  • AND OR MAYBE YOU'RE NOTMARRIED SO WE NEED TO TALK
  • 00:12:04.647 --> 00:12:05.881
  • MARRIED SO WE NEED TO TALKTO ALL THE WOMEN WHO ARE
  • 00:12:05.948 --> 00:12:06.749
  • TO ALL THE WOMEN WHO AREEVEN OLDER.
  • 00:12:06.816 --> 00:12:08.250
  • EVEN OLDER.I THINK ABOUT MY LITTLE MOM.
  • 00:12:08.317 --> 00:12:10.252
  • I THINK ABOUT MY LITTLE MOM.SHE WAS MARRIED TO MY DAD
  • 00:12:10.319 --> 00:12:11.687
  • SHE WAS MARRIED TO MY DADFOR ALMOST 55 YEARS.
  • 00:12:11.754 --> 00:12:13.489
  • FOR ALMOST 55 YEARS.HE PASSED AWAY AND ABOUT A
  • 00:12:13.556 --> 00:12:15.291
  • HE PASSED AWAY AND ABOUT AYEAR AND A HALF LATER SHE
  • 00:12:15.357 --> 00:12:16.625
  • YEAR AND A HALF LATER SHEMARRIES THE SWEETEST MOST
  • 00:12:16.692 --> 00:12:19.261
  • MARRIES THE SWEETEST MOSTBEAUTIFUL MAN BESIDES MY
  • 00:12:19.328 --> 00:12:20.196
  • BEAUTIFUL MAN BESIDES MYDADDY THAT HAS BECOME MY
  • 00:12:20.262 --> 00:12:21.831
  • DADDY THAT HAS BECOME MYSECOND DADDY AND HE IS
  • 00:12:21.897 --> 00:12:23.132
  • SECOND DADDY AND HE ISJUST AMAZING.
  • 00:12:23.199 --> 00:12:26.168
  • JUST AMAZING.SO, THERE'S ALWAYS NEW
  • 00:12:26.235 --> 00:12:28.270
  • SO, THERE'S ALWAYS NEWRELATIONSHIPS AND NEW LOVES.
  • 00:12:28.337 --> 00:12:30.739
  • RELATIONSHIPS AND NEW LOVES.AND MY MOM AND MY DAD NOW,
  • 00:12:30.806 --> 00:12:35.244
  • AND MY MOM AND MY DAD NOW,DAVID, THEY HAVE THEIR
  • 00:12:35.311 --> 00:12:36.011
  • DAVID, THEY HAVE THEIRMORNING PRAYER EVERY DAY
  • 00:12:36.078 --> 00:12:37.346
  • MORNING PRAYER EVERY DAYTOGETHER.
  • 00:12:37.413 --> 00:12:40.783
  • TOGETHER.AND I THINK THAT'S SO
  • 00:12:40.850 --> 00:12:41.283
  • AND I THINK THAT'S SOBEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:12:41.350 --> 00:12:42.952
  • BEAUTIFUL.BUT SOME OF US DON'T HAVE
  • 00:12:43.018 --> 00:12:43.853
  • BUT SOME OF US DON'T HAVEJUST A ROUTINE OF GOING TO
  • 00:12:43.919 --> 00:12:45.654
  • JUST A ROUTINE OF GOING TOBED PRAYING OR WAKING UP
  • 00:12:45.721 --> 00:12:46.922
  • BED PRAYING OR WAKING UPPRAYING TOGETHER.
  • 00:12:46.989 --> 00:12:50.192
  • PRAYING TOGETHER.AND THAT ONE ON ONE WITH
  • 00:12:50.259 --> 00:12:50.993
  • AND THAT ONE ON ONE WITHGOD IS THE THING I THINK
  • 00:12:51.060 --> 00:12:52.428
  • GOD IS THE THING I THINKTHAT CHANGES OUR HEARTS.
  • 00:12:52.494 --> 00:12:54.063
  • THAT CHANGES OUR HEARTS.MATT USED TO RUN THE
  • 00:12:54.129 --> 00:12:56.131
  • MATT USED TO RUN THEHOLLYWOOD HILLS WHEN WE
  • 00:12:56.198 --> 00:12:57.166
  • HOLLYWOOD HILLS WHEN WELIVED IN L.A.
  • 00:12:57.233 --> 00:12:59.201
  • LIVED IN L.A.HE WOULD RUN FOR FIVE, TEN
  • 00:12:59.268 --> 00:13:01.003
  • HE WOULD RUN FOR FIVE, TENMILES, COME BACK AND JUST
  • 00:13:01.070 --> 00:13:05.908
  • MILES, COME BACK AND JUSTHAVE -- SO MANY TIMES HE HAD
  • 00:13:05.975 --> 00:13:06.508
  • HAVE -- SO MANY TIMES HE HADALL THESE REVELATIONS
  • 00:13:06.575 --> 00:13:07.142
  • ALL THESE REVELATIONSBECAUSE THAT WAS TIME WITH
  • 00:13:07.209 --> 00:13:09.845
  • BECAUSE THAT WAS TIME WITHGOD AND THAT'S WHEN HE
  • 00:13:09.912 --> 00:13:10.813
  • GOD AND THAT'S WHEN HEWOULD PRAY WHEN HE WAS
  • 00:13:10.880 --> 00:13:11.313
  • WOULD PRAY WHEN HE WASEXERCISING.
  • 00:13:11.380 --> 00:13:13.015
  • EXERCISING.WELL, I CAN'T KEEP UP WITH
  • 00:13:13.082 --> 00:13:14.783
  • WELL, I CAN'T KEEP UP WITHTHAT SO I'M HAPPY FOR HIM
  • 00:13:14.850 --> 00:13:16.752
  • THAT SO I'M HAPPY FOR HIMTO GO RUN AND PRAY.
  • 00:13:16.819 --> 00:13:18.554
  • TO GO RUN AND PRAY.SO WE HAVE TO ENCOURAGE
  • 00:13:18.621 --> 00:13:20.723
  • SO WE HAVE TO ENCOURAGETHOSE TIMES WHEN NO MATTER
  • 00:13:20.789 --> 00:13:23.292
  • THOSE TIMES WHEN NO MATTERWHAT THEY'RE DOING, NO
  • 00:13:23.359 --> 00:13:24.493
  • WHAT THEY'RE DOING, NOMATTER IF I'VE JUST GOT TO
  • 00:13:24.560 --> 00:13:26.896
  • MATTER IF I'VE JUST GOT TOTAKE A RIDE IN THE CAR AND
  • 00:13:26.962 --> 00:13:27.830
  • TAKE A RIDE IN THE CAR ANDPRAY.
  • 00:13:27.897 --> 00:13:28.898
  • PRAY.- CECE: WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.
  • 00:13:28.964 --> 00:13:29.999
  • - CECE: WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.- LAURIE: WHAT IT LOOKS
  • 00:13:30.065 --> 00:13:30.866
  • - LAURIE: WHAT IT LOOKSLIKES, EXACTLY, CECE,
  • 00:13:30.933 --> 00:13:32.134
  • LIKES, EXACTLY, CECE,WE HAVE TO ENCOURAGE THOSE
  • 00:13:32.201 --> 00:13:32.735
  • WE HAVE TO ENCOURAGE THOSETIMES OF PERSONAL PRAYER.
  • 00:13:32.801 --> 00:13:34.136
  • TIMES OF PERSONAL PRAYER.BECAUSE THEN WHEN WE DO
  • 00:13:34.203 --> 00:13:35.337
  • BECAUSE THEN WHEN WE DOGET BACK TOGETHER WE CAN
  • 00:13:35.404 --> 00:13:36.672
  • GET BACK TOGETHER WE CANJUST SUBMIT OUR WILLS TO
  • 00:13:36.739 --> 00:13:38.274
  • JUST SUBMIT OUR WILLS TOTHE LORD BECAUSE THAT IS
  • 00:13:38.340 --> 00:13:39.742
  • THE LORD BECAUSE THAT ISWHAT IT SUPPOSED TO BE,
  • 00:13:39.808 --> 00:13:41.443
  • WHAT IT SUPPOSED TO BE,RIGHT, ANYWAY?
  • 00:13:41.510 --> 00:13:42.478
  • RIGHT, ANYWAY?IS JUST SUBMITTING OUR
  • 00:13:42.544 --> 00:13:44.013
  • IS JUST SUBMITTING OURWILLS, OUR HEARTS, OUR
  • 00:13:44.079 --> 00:13:45.848
  • WILLS, OUR HEARTS, OURTHOUGHTS, OUR DEEDS,
  • 00:13:45.915 --> 00:13:46.682
  • THOUGHTS, OUR DEEDS,EVERYTHING TO THE WILL OF
  • 00:13:46.749 --> 00:13:49.451
  • EVERYTHING TO THE WILL OFTHE HOLY SPIRIT AND LET
  • 00:13:49.518 --> 00:13:51.086
  • THE HOLY SPIRIT AND LETHIM LEAD AND GUIDE.
  • 00:13:51.153 --> 00:13:52.187
  • HIM LEAD AND GUIDE.AND THEN WHEN IT COMES
  • 00:13:52.254 --> 00:13:53.589
  • AND THEN WHEN IT COMESDOWN TO MAKING THAT
  • 00:13:53.656 --> 00:13:54.890
  • DOWN TO MAKING THATDECISION, I FEEL MY JOB IS
  • 00:13:54.957 --> 00:13:57.559
  • DECISION, I FEEL MY JOB ISTO SUBMIT TO MATT AND
  • 00:13:57.626 --> 00:13:58.928
  • TO SUBMIT TO MATT ANDWHATEVER GOD HAS TOLD HIM,
  • 00:13:58.994 --> 00:14:01.530
  • WHATEVER GOD HAS TOLD HIM,I'M GOING TO BE 100%
  • 00:14:01.597 --> 00:14:02.831
  • I'M GOING TO BE 100%BEHIND WHAT MY HUSBAND HAS
  • 00:14:02.898 --> 00:14:05.134
  • BEHIND WHAT MY HUSBAND HASDECIDED.
  • 00:14:05.200 --> 00:14:07.903
  • DECIDED.AND NORMALLY-- I'LL TELL
  • 00:14:07.970 --> 00:14:08.971
  • AND NORMALLY-- I'LL TELLYOU WHAT, WHEN THERE HAVE
  • 00:14:09.038 --> 00:14:10.539
  • YOU WHAT, WHEN THERE HAVEBEEN SERIOUS DECISIONS,
  • 00:14:10.606 --> 00:14:11.941
  • BEEN SERIOUS DECISIONS,THERE IS NO DISAGREEMENT
  • 00:14:12.007 --> 00:14:13.108
  • THERE IS NO DISAGREEMENTIN THAT.
  • 00:14:13.175 --> 00:14:15.611
  • IN THAT.I CAN FULLY SUPPORT HIM
  • 00:14:15.678 --> 00:14:16.779
  • I CAN FULLY SUPPORT HIMWHEN YOU SUBMIT ALL THAT
  • 00:14:16.845 --> 00:14:17.579
  • WHEN YOU SUBMIT ALL THATTO CHRIST.
  • 00:14:17.646 --> 00:14:19.048
  • TO CHRIST.- HOSANNA: I SO
  • 00:14:19.114 --> 00:14:20.115
  • - HOSANNA: I SOAPPRECIATE HOW EACH OF YOU
  • 00:14:20.182 --> 00:14:20.683
  • APPRECIATE HOW EACH OF YOUHAVE SPOKEN ABOUT HOW
  • 00:14:20.749 --> 00:14:21.717
  • HAVE SPOKEN ABOUT HOWTHERE IS NOT JUST ONE WAY
  • 00:14:21.784 --> 00:14:22.685
  • THERE IS NOT JUST ONE WAYTO DO THIS.
  • 00:14:22.751 --> 00:14:24.887
  • TO DO THIS.AND HOW WE DON'T ALL HAVE
  • 00:14:24.954 --> 00:14:25.821
  • AND HOW WE DON'T ALL HAVETHE SAME MARRIAGES.
  • 00:14:25.888 --> 00:14:26.989
  • THE SAME MARRIAGES.WE ARE NOT MARRIED TO THE
  • 00:14:27.056 --> 00:14:28.824
  • WE ARE NOT MARRIED TO THESAME KIND OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:14:28.891 --> 00:14:29.625
  • SAME KIND OF PEOPLE.AND THAT HOW MUCH GRACE
  • 00:14:29.692 --> 00:14:32.895
  • AND THAT HOW MUCH GRACETHERE IS IN THAT BECAUSE I
  • 00:14:32.962 --> 00:14:34.296
  • THERE IS IN THAT BECAUSE ITHINK ONE OF THE WAYS THAT
  • 00:14:34.363 --> 00:14:36.966
  • THINK ONE OF THE WAYS THATTHE ENEMY COULD BE HAVING
  • 00:14:37.032 --> 00:14:39.101
  • THE ENEMY COULD BE HAVINGVICTORY IN SOME OF OUR
  • 00:14:39.168 --> 00:14:40.169
  • VICTORY IN SOME OF OURMARRIAGES IS THROUGH US
  • 00:14:40.235 --> 00:14:41.370
  • MARRIAGES IS THROUGH USCOMPARING OURSELVES TO
  • 00:14:41.437 --> 00:14:42.438
  • COMPARING OURSELVES TOOTHER PEOPLE'S MARRIAGES.
  • 00:14:42.504 --> 00:14:44.006
  • OTHER PEOPLE'S MARRIAGES.I'M NOT SATISFIED IN WHAT
  • 00:14:44.073 --> 00:14:46.108
  • I'M NOT SATISFIED IN WHATWE HAVE BECAUSE LOOK AT
  • 00:14:46.175 --> 00:14:47.409
  • WE HAVE BECAUSE LOOK ATWHAT THEY HAVE.
  • 00:14:47.476 --> 00:14:47.943
  • WHAT THEY HAVE.LOOK AT THE DEVOTIONALS
  • 00:14:48.010 --> 00:14:49.211
  • LOOK AT THE DEVOTIONALSTHEY ARE DOING TOGETHER.
  • 00:14:49.278 --> 00:14:50.179
  • THEY ARE DOING TOGETHER.LOOK AT THE TRIPS THEY ARE
  • 00:14:50.245 --> 00:14:50.846
  • LOOK AT THE TRIPS THEY ARETAKING TOGETHER.
  • 00:14:50.913 --> 00:14:52.047
  • TAKING TOGETHER.LOOK AT THE PRAYER
  • 00:14:52.114 --> 00:14:53.615
  • LOOK AT THE PRAYERMEETINGS THEY HAVE
  • 00:14:53.682 --> 00:14:54.650
  • MEETINGS THEY HAVETOGETHER.
  • 00:14:54.717 --> 00:14:55.150
  • TOGETHER.I WANT US TO BE MORE LIKE
  • 00:14:55.217 --> 00:14:55.784
  • I WANT US TO BE MORE LIKETHEM.
  • 00:14:55.851 --> 00:14:58.520
  • THEM.AND I THINK THE ENEMY IS
  • 00:14:58.587 --> 00:14:59.021
  • AND I THINK THE ENEMY ISHAVING SOME VICTORY IN OUR
  • 00:14:59.088 --> 00:15:00.522
  • HAVING SOME VICTORY IN OURMARRIAGES THROUGH THIS
  • 00:15:00.589 --> 00:15:01.056
  • MARRIAGES THROUGH THISCOMPARISON AS WE ARE
  • 00:15:01.123 --> 00:15:04.059
  • COMPARISON AS WE AREAIMING FOR SOMETHING GOOD
  • 00:15:04.126 --> 00:15:05.060
  • AIMING FOR SOMETHING GOODBUT WE ARE AIMING POORLY.
  • 00:15:05.127 --> 00:15:07.563
  • BUT WE ARE AIMING POORLY.WE ARE AIMING TO BE MORE
  • 00:15:07.629 --> 00:15:09.498
  • WE ARE AIMING TO BE MORESPIRITUAL AND WE'RE LOSING
  • 00:15:09.565 --> 00:15:10.933
  • SPIRITUAL AND WE'RE LOSINGINTIMACY WITH OUR PARTNER
  • 00:15:11.000 --> 00:15:12.234
  • INTIMACY WITH OUR PARTNERIN THE PERSON OF JESUS.
  • 00:15:12.301 --> 00:15:13.936
  • IN THE PERSON OF JESUS.AND INSTEAD OF SOMETHING
  • 00:15:14.003 --> 00:15:15.471
  • AND INSTEAD OF SOMETHINGPUBLICLY IMPRESSIVE, GOD
  • 00:15:15.537 --> 00:15:16.605
  • PUBLICLY IMPRESSIVE, GODWANTS SOMETHING PERSONAL
  • 00:15:16.672 --> 00:15:17.740
  • WANTS SOMETHING PERSONALAND INTIMATE WITH US.
  • 00:15:17.806 --> 00:15:18.941
  • AND INTIMATE WITH US.SO WHAT DOES THAT LOOK
  • 00:15:19.008 --> 00:15:21.176
  • SO WHAT DOES THAT LOOKLIKE WITH YOUR ACTUAL
  • 00:15:21.243 --> 00:15:22.578
  • LIKE WITH YOUR ACTUALSPOUSE AND YOU?
  • 00:15:22.644 --> 00:15:25.347
  • SPOUSE AND YOU?IN YOUR OWN PERSONALITIES
  • 00:15:25.414 --> 00:15:27.182
  • IN YOUR OWN PERSONALITIESAND YOUR OWN PERSONAL
  • 00:15:27.249 --> 00:15:27.683
  • AND YOUR OWN PERSONALPRAYER LIVES, YOU
  • 00:15:27.750 --> 00:15:28.117
  • PRAYER LIVES, YOUMIGHT WORSHIP DIFFERENTLY,
  • 00:15:28.183 --> 00:15:31.887
  • MIGHT WORSHIP DIFFERENTLY,YOU MIGHT HEAR FROM GOD
  • 00:15:31.954 --> 00:15:32.721
  • YOU MIGHT HEAR FROM GODDIFFERENTLY, HOW YOU READ
  • 00:15:32.788 --> 00:15:33.288
  • DIFFERENTLY, HOW YOU READTHE BIBLE MIGHT BE
  • 00:15:33.355 --> 00:15:33.722
  • THE BIBLE MIGHT BEDIFFERENT.
  • 00:15:33.789 --> 00:15:34.456
  • DIFFERENT.SOME WAY WANT TO READ IT
  • 00:15:34.523 --> 00:15:34.990
  • SOME WAY WANT TO READ ITIN THE MORNING OR THE NIGHT.
  • 00:15:35.057 --> 00:15:36.225
  • IN THE MORNING OR THE NIGHT.I DON'T THINK THE GOAL IS
  • 00:15:36.291 --> 00:15:37.493
  • I DON'T THINK THE GOAL ISTO HAVE THE MOST RIGHTEOUS
  • 00:15:37.559 --> 00:15:39.495
  • TO HAVE THE MOST RIGHTEOUSROUTINE OF ALL TIME.
  • 00:15:39.561 --> 00:15:42.464
  • ROUTINE OF ALL TIME.I THINK THE GOAL IS TO
  • 00:15:42.531 --> 00:15:43.799
  • I THINK THE GOAL IS TOHAVE SOMETHING THAT IS
  • 00:15:43.866 --> 00:15:45.234
  • HAVE SOMETHING THAT ISPRACTICAL AND DOABLE SO
  • 00:15:45.300 --> 00:15:46.602
  • PRACTICAL AND DOABLE SOYOU CAN BOTH INDIVIDUALLY
  • 00:15:46.668 --> 00:15:48.270
  • YOU CAN BOTH INDIVIDUALLYAND COLLECTIVELY BE CLOSER
  • 00:15:48.337 --> 00:15:49.772
  • AND COLLECTIVELY BE CLOSERTO THE PERSON OF JESUS.
  • 00:15:49.838 --> 00:15:51.073
  • TO THE PERSON OF JESUS.SO I DON'T WANT THE ENEMY
  • 00:15:51.140 --> 00:15:52.608
  • SO I DON'T WANT THE ENEMYTO HAVE ANY VICTORY OVER
  • 00:15:52.674 --> 00:15:53.942
  • TO HAVE ANY VICTORY OVERANYONE COMPARING THEIR
  • 00:15:54.009 --> 00:15:55.077
  • ANYONE COMPARING THEIRSPIRITUAL LIFE WITH ANYONE
  • 00:15:55.144 --> 00:15:56.478
  • SPIRITUAL LIFE WITH ANYONEELSE'S SPIRITUAL LIFE.
  • 00:15:56.545 --> 00:15:58.981
  • ELSE'S SPIRITUAL LIFE.WE DON'T WANT TO BE THE
  • 00:15:59.048 --> 00:16:00.015
  • WE DON'T WANT TO BE THEMOST SPIRITUAL PERSON EVER
  • 00:16:00.082 --> 00:16:01.083
  • MOST SPIRITUAL PERSON EVERAND MISS BEING CLOSE TO
  • 00:16:01.150 --> 00:16:02.284
  • AND MISS BEING CLOSE TOTHE PERSON OF JESUS,
  • 00:16:02.351 --> 00:16:04.319
  • THE PERSON OF JESUS,THAT'S THE GOAL.
  • 00:16:04.386 --> 00:16:05.387
  • THAT'S THE GOAL.I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:16:05.454 --> 00:16:06.388
  • I LOVE THAT.I LOVE HOW MUCH GRACE
  • 00:16:06.455 --> 00:16:07.856
  • I LOVE HOW MUCH GRACETHERE IS IN THIS
  • 00:16:07.923 --> 00:16:09.024
  • THERE IS IN THISCONVERSATION BECAUSE
  • 00:16:09.091 --> 00:16:10.025
  • CONVERSATION BECAUSEANYONE WATCHING ALSO
  • 00:16:10.092 --> 00:16:11.527
  • ANYONE WATCHING ALSODOESN'T HAVE THE SAME
  • 00:16:11.593 --> 00:16:12.961
  • DOESN'T HAVE THE SAMEMARRIAGE AT OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:16:13.028 --> 00:16:14.196
  • MARRIAGE AT OTHER PEOPLEWATCHING OR LIKE ANY OF US.
  • 00:16:14.263 --> 00:16:15.497
  • WATCHING OR LIKE ANY OF US.SO THAT'S POWERFUL.
  • 00:16:15.564 --> 00:16:17.199
  • SO THAT'S POWERFUL.- CECE: YEAH.
  • 00:16:17.266 --> 00:16:18.534
  • - CECE: YEAH.- LESLIE: AND ONE OF THE
  • 00:16:18.600 --> 00:16:21.036
  • - LESLIE: AND ONE OF THETHING WE STUMBLED ON TO
  • 00:16:21.103 --> 00:16:23.472
  • THING WE STUMBLED ON TOWHEN WE TALKED WITH THESE
  • 00:16:23.539 --> 00:16:24.206
  • WHEN WE TALKED WITH THESEMARRIAGE MENTORS, AND IT
  • 00:16:24.273 --> 00:16:25.507
  • MARRIAGE MENTORS, AND ITFITS RIGHT IN WITH THE
  • 00:16:25.574 --> 00:16:27.743
  • FITS RIGHT IN WITH THEWISDOM YOU GIRLFRIENDS ARE
  • 00:16:27.810 --> 00:16:28.844
  • WISDOM YOU GIRLFRIENDS ARESHARING IS THAT ONE OF THE
  • 00:16:28.911 --> 00:16:29.411
  • SHARING IS THAT ONE OF THEWAYS YOU CAN PRAY
  • 00:16:29.478 --> 00:16:30.112
  • WAYS YOU CAN PRAYTOGETHER, NO MATTER WHAT
  • 00:16:30.179 --> 00:16:30.612
  • TOGETHER, NO MATTER WHATSEASON YOU'RE IN IS TO
  • 00:16:30.679 --> 00:16:32.181
  • SEASON YOU'RE IN IS TOCOME TOGETHER IN
  • 00:16:32.247 --> 00:16:33.315
  • COME TOGETHER INTHANKSGIVING PRAYERS.
  • 00:16:33.382 --> 00:16:35.017
  • THANKSGIVING PRAYERS.WE ALL KNOW THAT GRATITUDE
  • 00:16:35.084 --> 00:16:37.152
  • WE ALL KNOW THAT GRATITUDEIS EPIC.
  • 00:16:37.219 --> 00:16:39.421
  • IS EPIC.GRATITUDE LEADS TO
  • 00:16:39.488 --> 00:16:39.822
  • GRATITUDE LEADS TOCONTENTMENT.
  • 00:16:39.888 --> 00:16:41.757
  • CONTENTMENT.IT LEADS TO A DEEP SENSE
  • 00:16:41.824 --> 00:16:43.425
  • IT LEADS TO A DEEP SENSEOF SAVORING IN OUR
  • 00:16:43.492 --> 00:16:45.494
  • OF SAVORING IN OURRELATIONSHIP AND ENJOYING
  • 00:16:45.561 --> 00:16:46.829
  • RELATIONSHIP AND ENJOYINGEACH OTHER IN OUR MARRIED
  • 00:16:46.895 --> 00:16:48.430
  • EACH OTHER IN OUR MARRIEDLIFE.
  • 00:16:48.497 --> 00:16:50.566
  • LIFE.SO THAT IS A DISCIPLINE
  • 00:16:50.632 --> 00:16:51.133
  • SO THAT IS A DISCIPLINEWITH PRAYER.
  • 00:16:51.200 --> 00:16:52.468
  • WITH PRAYER.IT'S A GIFT GOD GIVES US.
  • 00:16:52.534 --> 00:16:53.235
  • IT'S A GIFT GOD GIVES US.AND SO, LES AND I
  • 00:16:53.302 --> 00:16:54.336
  • AND SO, LES AND ISOMETIMES WILL SIT DOWN
  • 00:16:54.403 --> 00:16:55.838
  • SOMETIMES WILL SIT DOWNTOGETHER AND SAY, OKAY,
  • 00:16:55.904 --> 00:16:57.005
  • TOGETHER AND SAY, OKAY,LET'S-- INSTEAD OF KEEPING
  • 00:16:57.072 --> 00:16:58.640
  • LET'S-- INSTEAD OF KEEPINGIT A QUIET JOURNAL OF
  • 00:16:58.707 --> 00:17:01.577
  • IT A QUIET JOURNAL OFGRATITUDE, LET'S HAVE SOME
  • 00:17:01.643 --> 00:17:02.111
  • GRATITUDE, LET'S HAVE SOMETHANKSGIVING PRAYERS
  • 00:17:02.177 --> 00:17:05.080
  • THANKSGIVING PRAYERSTOGETHER AND THEN IT'S
  • 00:17:05.147 --> 00:17:06.048
  • TOGETHER AND THEN IT'SALMOST LIKE WE'RE BUILDING
  • 00:17:06.115 --> 00:17:06.648
  • ALMOST LIKE WE'RE BUILDINGA LITTLE TEAM BONFIRE
  • 00:17:06.715 --> 00:17:08.283
  • A LITTLE TEAM BONFIRETOGETHER.
  • 00:17:08.350 --> 00:17:08.784
  • TOGETHER.WE'RE PUTTING LOGS ON THE
  • 00:17:08.851 --> 00:17:09.985
  • WE'RE PUTTING LOGS ON THEFIRE.
  • 00:17:10.052 --> 00:17:11.587
  • FIRE.REMEMBER WHEN THIS HAPPENED?
  • 00:17:11.653 --> 00:17:12.187
  • REMEMBER WHEN THIS HAPPENED?REMEMBER WHEN THAT HAPPENED?
  • 00:17:12.254 --> 00:17:13.222
  • REMEMBER WHEN THAT HAPPENED?WE JUST SIT AND WARM
  • 00:17:13.288 --> 00:17:14.523
  • WE JUST SIT AND WARMOURSELVES AROUND THE
  • 00:17:14.590 --> 00:17:15.657
  • OURSELVES AROUND THEMEMORY OF THAT, AND THANK
  • 00:17:15.724 --> 00:17:16.825
  • MEMORY OF THAT, AND THANKGOD, HE REALLY SHOWED UP.
  • 00:17:16.892 --> 00:17:18.861
  • GOD, HE REALLY SHOWED UP.AND THERE IS SOMETHING
  • 00:17:18.927 --> 00:17:21.497
  • AND THERE IS SOMETHINGTHAT HAPPENS.
  • 00:17:21.563 --> 00:17:22.664
  • THAT HAPPENS.IT'S LIKE, IT CHANGES HOW
  • 00:17:22.731 --> 00:17:26.635
  • IT'S LIKE, IT CHANGES HOWWE FEEL TOGETHER.
  • 00:17:26.702 --> 00:17:29.238
  • WE FEEL TOGETHER.IT IS A SHARED EXPERIENCE,
  • 00:17:29.304 --> 00:17:30.272
  • IT IS A SHARED EXPERIENCE,JUST THIS WARMTH AND THIS
  • 00:17:30.339 --> 00:17:32.241
  • JUST THIS WARMTH AND THISDEEP SENSE OF GOD'S
  • 00:17:32.307 --> 00:17:32.708
  • DEEP SENSE OF GOD'SPROVISION.
  • 00:17:32.774 --> 00:17:35.210
  • PROVISION.AND WE FEEL COVERED BY GOD
  • 00:17:35.277 --> 00:17:35.777
  • AND WE FEEL COVERED BY GODAND WE FEEL CONTENTED IN
  • 00:17:35.844 --> 00:17:38.280
  • AND WE FEEL CONTENTED INOUR OWN MARRIAGE.
  • 00:17:38.347 --> 00:17:39.982
  • OUR OWN MARRIAGE.AND SO, THAT'S ONE WAY, IF
  • 00:17:40.048 --> 00:17:41.583
  • AND SO, THAT'S ONE WAY, IFANYONE IS LISTENING TODAY
  • 00:17:41.650 --> 00:17:43.385
  • ANYONE IS LISTENING TODAYAND THINKING, MAN, YOU CAN
  • 00:17:43.452 --> 00:17:46.088
  • AND THINKING, MAN, YOU CANAT LEAST SIT DOWN AND SAY,
  • 00:17:46.155 --> 00:17:47.389
  • AT LEAST SIT DOWN AND SAY,HEY, LET'S JUST THANK GOD
  • 00:17:47.456 --> 00:17:48.757
  • HEY, LET'S JUST THANK GODFOR SOME THING TOGETHER.
  • 00:17:48.824 --> 00:17:49.691
  • FOR SOME THING TOGETHER.- CECE: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:17:49.758 --> 00:17:51.827
  • - CECE: I LOVE THAT.AND THE QUESTION THE
  • 00:17:51.894 --> 00:17:55.063
  • AND THE QUESTION THEDISCIPLES ASKED JESUS WAS,
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:56.265
  • DISCIPLES ASKED JESUS WAS,TEACH US HOW TO PRAY.
  • 00:17:56.331 --> 00:17:57.432
  • TEACH US HOW TO PRAY.THAT WAS THEIR REQUEST.
  • 00:17:57.499 --> 00:17:59.301
  • THAT WAS THEIR REQUEST.TEACH US HOW TO PRAY.
  • 00:17:59.368 --> 00:18:00.302
  • TEACH US HOW TO PRAY.AND I LOVE THE MODEL GOD
  • 00:18:00.369 --> 00:18:02.037
  • AND I LOVE THE MODEL GODHAS GIVEN US, LESLIE, IT
  • 00:18:02.104 --> 00:18:04.072
  • HAS GIVEN US, LESLIE, ITSTARTS OUT WITH, OUR
  • 00:18:04.139 --> 00:18:06.408
  • STARTS OUT WITH, OURFATHER, AND YOU ENTER HIS
  • 00:18:06.475 --> 00:18:09.711
  • FATHER, AND YOU ENTER HISGATES WITH THANKSGIVING,
  • 00:18:09.778 --> 00:18:11.013
  • GATES WITH THANKSGIVING,ENTER HIS COURTS WITH PRAISE.
  • 00:18:11.079 --> 00:18:14.816
  • ENTER HIS COURTS WITH PRAISE.SO FOR THOSE WHO MIGHT BE
  • 00:18:14.883 --> 00:18:15.417
  • SO FOR THOSE WHO MIGHT BEWATCHING THAT DON'T KNOW
  • 00:18:15.484 --> 00:18:16.318
  • WATCHING THAT DON'T KNOWHOW TO PRAY, IT'S JUST THE
  • 00:18:16.385 --> 00:18:17.519
  • HOW TO PRAY, IT'S JUST THESINCERE HEART YOU HAVE.
  • 00:18:17.586 --> 00:18:19.288
  • SINCERE HEART YOU HAVE.GOD LOOKS AT THE HEART.
  • 00:18:19.354 --> 00:18:21.290
  • GOD LOOKS AT THE HEART.EVERYBODY PRAYS DIFFERENTLY.
  • 00:18:21.356 --> 00:18:22.457
  • EVERYBODY PRAYS DIFFERENTLY.AND GOD ACCEPTS THE
  • 00:18:22.524 --> 00:18:25.861
  • AND GOD ACCEPTS THESINCERE PRAYERS, BUT HE
  • 00:18:25.928 --> 00:18:27.462
  • SINCERE PRAYERS, BUT HEALSO HE'S GIVEN US A MODEL
  • 00:18:27.529 --> 00:18:29.598
  • ALSO HE'S GIVEN US A MODELON HOW TO PRAY.
  • 00:18:29.665 --> 00:18:32.201
  • ON HOW TO PRAY.IT IS NOT JUST GIVE ME
  • 00:18:32.267 --> 00:18:33.235
  • IT IS NOT JUST GIVE METHIS, GIVE ME THAT.
  • 00:18:33.302 --> 00:18:33.735
  • THIS, GIVE ME THAT.BUT YOU FOCUS ON HIS GOODNESS.
  • 00:18:33.802 --> 00:18:36.672
  • BUT YOU FOCUS ON HIS GOODNESS.YOU FOCUS ON HIS WILL BE
  • 00:18:36.738 --> 00:18:38.106
  • YOU FOCUS ON HIS WILL BEDONE AND NOT YOUR OWN.
  • 00:18:38.173 --> 00:18:40.375
  • DONE AND NOT YOUR OWN.THAT WHOLE MODEL TEACHES
  • 00:18:40.442 --> 00:18:41.176
  • THAT WHOLE MODEL TEACHESUS HOW TO PRAY AND THEN
  • 00:18:41.243 --> 00:18:42.778
  • US HOW TO PRAY AND THENYOU END UP WITH PRAISE.
  • 00:18:42.844 --> 00:18:44.112
  • YOU END UP WITH PRAISE.SO WHATEVER REQUESTS YOU
  • 00:18:44.179 --> 00:18:45.314
  • SO WHATEVER REQUESTS YOUHAVE, YOUR EYES ARE BACK
  • 00:18:45.380 --> 00:18:47.049
  • HAVE, YOUR EYES ARE BACKON JESUS BEFORE YOU END UP.
  • 00:18:47.115 --> 00:18:49.017
  • ON JESUS BEFORE YOU END UP.SO YOU LEAVE PRAYER UPLIFTED.
  • 00:18:49.084 --> 00:18:50.452
  • SO YOU LEAVE PRAYER UPLIFTED.YOU LEAVE PRAYER
  • 00:18:50.519 --> 00:18:53.222
  • YOU LEAVE PRAYERENCOURAGED BECAUSE YOU'VE
  • 00:18:53.288 --> 00:18:54.389
  • ENCOURAGED BECAUSE YOU'VEDONE IT ACCORDING TO
  • 00:18:54.456 --> 00:18:55.724
  • DONE IT ACCORDING TOSCRIPTURE.
  • 00:18:55.791 --> 00:18:56.191
  • SCRIPTURE.THAT IS WHY THE WORD OF
  • 00:18:56.258 --> 00:18:57.192
  • THAT IS WHY THE WORD OFGOD IS SO, SO GOOD.
  • 00:18:57.259 --> 00:19:00.162
  • GOD IS SO, SO GOOD.IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW LONG
  • 00:19:00.229 --> 00:19:01.263
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW LONGYOU'VE BEEN MARRIED.
  • 00:19:01.330 --> 00:19:02.030
  • YOU'VE BEEN MARRIED.IT DOESN'T MATTER IF
  • 00:19:02.097 --> 00:19:03.031
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER IFYOU'RE MARRIED OR NOT, GOD
  • 00:19:03.098 --> 00:19:04.333
  • YOU'RE MARRIED OR NOT, GODLOVES YOU.
  • 00:19:04.399 --> 00:19:06.034
  • LOVES YOU.HE HAS A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:19:06.101 --> 00:19:07.336
  • HE HAS A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE.HE GIVES US THE
  • 00:19:07.402 --> 00:19:08.770
  • HE GIVES US THEINSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO
  • 00:19:08.837 --> 00:19:10.772
  • INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TOPRAY SO THAT HIS WILL WILL
  • 00:19:10.839 --> 00:19:14.009
  • PRAY SO THAT HIS WILL WILLBE DONE IN YOUR MARRIAGE,
  • 00:19:14.076 --> 00:19:16.612
  • BE DONE IN YOUR MARRIAGE,IN YOUR LIFE AND ALL YOUR
  • 00:19:16.678 --> 00:19:17.212
  • IN YOUR LIFE AND ALL YOURRELATIONSHIPS YOU HAVE.
  • 00:19:17.279 --> 00:19:18.647
  • RELATIONSHIPS YOU HAVE.IT JUST SHOWS HOW SWEET
  • 00:19:18.714 --> 00:19:20.082
  • IT JUST SHOWS HOW SWEETOUR FATHER IS.
  • 00:19:20.148 --> 00:19:22.017
  • OUR FATHER IS.HE IS JUST SO-- HE IS LOVE.
  • 00:19:22.084 --> 00:19:24.353
  • HE IS JUST SO-- HE IS LOVE.HE IS SO, SO GOOD.
  • 00:19:24.419 --> 00:19:27.356
  • HE IS SO, SO GOOD.LIKE YOU SAID, WE DON'T
  • 00:19:27.422 --> 00:19:28.590
  • LIKE YOU SAID, WE DON'THAVE TO COMPARE OURSELVES
  • 00:19:28.657 --> 00:19:29.558
  • HAVE TO COMPARE OURSELVESWITH ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:19:29.625 --> 00:19:30.626
  • WITH ONE ANOTHER.AND THAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:19:30.692 --> 00:19:33.295
  • AND THAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL.HE WANTS YOUR PERSONALITY.
  • 00:19:33.362 --> 00:19:35.163
  • HE WANTS YOUR PERSONALITY.HE WANTS WHAT YOU AND YOUR
  • 00:19:35.230 --> 00:19:37.165
  • HE WANTS WHAT YOU AND YOURHUSBAND CREATE TOGETHER.
  • 00:19:37.232 --> 00:19:38.634
  • HUSBAND CREATE TOGETHER.SO, STOP JUDGING WHAT GOD
  • 00:19:38.700 --> 00:19:41.970
  • SO, STOP JUDGING WHAT GODHAS ALREADY DONE.
  • 00:19:42.037 --> 00:19:43.372
  • HAS ALREADY DONE.STOP PUTTING YOUR MARRIAGE
  • 00:19:43.438 --> 00:19:45.173
  • STOP PUTTING YOUR MARRIAGEDOWN.
  • 00:19:45.240 --> 00:19:45.741
  • DOWN.STOP PUTTING YOUR HUSBAND
  • 00:19:45.807 --> 00:19:46.942
  • STOP PUTTING YOUR HUSBANDDOWN.
  • 00:19:47.009 --> 00:19:47.409
  • DOWN.STOP PUTTING YOURSELF DOWN.
  • 00:19:47.476 --> 00:19:48.310
  • STOP PUTTING YOURSELF DOWN.YOU'RE INCREDIBLE.
  • 00:19:48.377 --> 00:19:48.977
  • YOU'RE INCREDIBLE.IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW BAD
  • 00:19:49.044 --> 00:19:50.746
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW BADIT'S BEEN.
  • 00:19:50.812 --> 00:19:52.381
  • IT'S BEEN.IF WE JUST CHOOSE TO LOVE
  • 00:19:52.447 --> 00:19:55.751
  • IF WE JUST CHOOSE TO LOVEGOD'S WAY AND TO PRAY WITH
  • 00:19:55.817 --> 00:19:57.352
  • GOD'S WAY AND TO PRAY WITHTHE INSTRUCTIONS HE HAS
  • 00:19:57.419 --> 00:19:59.021
  • THE INSTRUCTIONS HE HASGIVEN US, WE'RE GONNA SEE
  • 00:19:59.087 --> 00:20:00.055
  • GIVEN US, WE'RE GONNA SEETHE RESULTS.
  • 00:20:00.122 --> 00:20:01.423
  • THE RESULTS.WE'RE GONNA SEE GOOD
  • 00:20:01.490 --> 00:20:03.625
  • WE'RE GONNA SEE GOODPERMANENT CHANGE.
  • 00:20:03.692 --> 00:20:06.061
  • PERMANENT CHANGE.- LESLIE: I LOVE THAT, I
  • 00:20:06.128 --> 00:20:06.795
  • - LESLIE: I LOVE THAT, ILOVE THAT.
  • 00:20:06.862 --> 00:20:07.829
  • LOVE THAT.- LAURIE: I JUST LOOKED
  • 00:20:07.896 --> 00:20:08.363
  • - LAURIE: I JUST LOOKEDDOWN ON MY NOTES.
  • 00:20:08.430 --> 00:20:09.831
  • DOWN ON MY NOTES.IT SAYS, GOD LOVES OUR
  • 00:20:09.898 --> 00:20:12.000
  • IT SAYS, GOD LOVES OURSPOUSES AND DESIRES TO
  • 00:20:12.067 --> 00:20:13.101
  • SPOUSES AND DESIRES TOLOVE THEM THROUGH US EVEN
  • 00:20:13.168 --> 00:20:14.536
  • LOVE THEM THROUGH US EVENWHEN THEY AROUND DOING THE
  • 00:20:14.603 --> 00:20:15.404
  • WHEN THEY AROUND DOING THERIGHT THING.
  • 00:20:15.470 --> 00:20:16.705
  • RIGHT THING.HE TAKES IT PERSONALLY
  • 00:20:16.772 --> 00:20:17.239
  • HE TAKES IT PERSONALLYWHEN WE MISTREAT EACH OTHER.
  • 00:20:17.306 --> 00:20:18.674
  • WHEN WE MISTREAT EACH OTHER.THAT WILL GETCHA.
  • 00:20:18.740 --> 00:20:23.445
  • THAT WILL GETCHA.HE WANTS TO LOVE SO WE
  • 00:20:23.512 --> 00:20:25.881
  • HE WANTS TO LOVE SO WEHAVE TO REMEMBER THAT GOD
  • 00:20:25.947 --> 00:20:27.382
  • HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT GODLOVES OUR SPOUSES MORE
  • 00:20:27.449 --> 00:20:28.750
  • LOVES OUR SPOUSES MORETHAN WE DO.
  • 00:20:28.817 --> 00:20:32.354
  • THAN WE DO.AND THAT HE WANTS TO LOVE
  • 00:20:32.421 --> 00:20:33.355
  • AND THAT HE WANTS TO LOVETHROUGH US AND SHOW GOD'S
  • 00:20:33.422 --> 00:20:33.922
  • THROUGH US AND SHOW GOD'SLOVE.
  • 00:20:33.989 --> 00:20:35.390
  • LOVE.I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE
  • 00:20:35.457 --> 00:20:36.458
  • I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLETHAT ARE WATCHING AND
  • 00:20:36.525 --> 00:20:37.659
  • THAT ARE WATCHING ANDTHEY'RE GOING, MAN, MY
  • 00:20:37.726 --> 00:20:38.927
  • THEY'RE GOING, MAN, MYHUSBAND IS SO FAR FROM
  • 00:20:38.994 --> 00:20:40.395
  • HUSBAND IS SO FAR FROMBEING A CHRIST FOLLOWER
  • 00:20:40.462 --> 00:20:41.430
  • BEING A CHRIST FOLLOWERAND TO THINK THAT HE WOULD
  • 00:20:41.496 --> 00:20:43.231
  • AND TO THINK THAT HE WOULDEVER WAKE UP AND LAY HANDS
  • 00:20:43.298 --> 00:20:44.232
  • EVER WAKE UP AND LAY HANDSAND PRAY FOR ME IS JUST A
  • 00:20:44.299 --> 00:20:44.766
  • AND PRAY FOR ME IS JUST ADREAM.
  • 00:20:44.833 --> 00:20:48.203
  • DREAM.AND I LOVE THE SCRIPTURE
  • 00:20:48.270 --> 00:20:49.404
  • AND I LOVE THE SCRIPTURETHAT THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT
  • 00:20:49.471 --> 00:20:50.539
  • THAT THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUTTHAT IF YOUR HUSBAND ISN'T
  • 00:20:50.605 --> 00:20:51.873
  • THAT IF YOUR HUSBAND ISN'TSAVED, THAT YOU WIN HIM BY
  • 00:20:51.940 --> 00:20:53.975
  • SAVED, THAT YOU WIN HIM BYYOUR GENTLE SPIRIT.
  • 00:20:54.042 --> 00:20:58.580
  • YOUR GENTLE SPIRIT.YOU WIN HIM JUST BY
  • 00:20:58.647 --> 00:20:59.881
  • YOU WIN HIM JUST BYSERVING THEM AND BEING A
  • 00:20:59.948 --> 00:21:00.415
  • SERVING THEM AND BEING ASERVANT AND LETTING GOD
  • 00:21:00.482 --> 00:21:03.285
  • SERVANT AND LETTING GODLOVE THEM THROUGH US.
  • 00:21:03.352 --> 00:21:04.419
  • LOVE THEM THROUGH US.MAN, THAT WILL WIN ANYBODY.
  • 00:21:04.486 --> 00:21:06.822
  • MAN, THAT WILL WIN ANYBODY.THE KINDNESS OF GOD THAT
  • 00:21:06.888 --> 00:21:07.823
  • THE KINDNESS OF GOD THATLEADS US TO REPENTANCE.
  • 00:21:07.889 --> 00:21:09.758
  • LEADS US TO REPENTANCE.- JAMIE: THAT'S SO GOOD,
  • 00:21:09.825 --> 00:21:10.559
  • - JAMIE: THAT'S SO GOOD,LAURIE.
  • 00:21:10.625 --> 00:21:11.660
  • LAURIE.IT MAKES ME THINK OF THIS
  • 00:21:11.727 --> 00:21:12.227
  • IT MAKES ME THINK OF THISPAST YEAR.
  • 00:21:12.294 --> 00:21:12.961
  • PAST YEAR.ONE OF THE WAYS I'VE BEEN
  • 00:21:13.028 --> 00:21:14.496
  • ONE OF THE WAYS I'VE BEENABLE TO LOVE AARON BETTER,
  • 00:21:14.563 --> 00:21:15.597
  • ABLE TO LOVE AARON BETTER,AND THIS IS JUST THROUGH
  • 00:21:15.664 --> 00:21:16.631
  • AND THIS IS JUST THROUGHPRAYER IS THAT IN THE
  • 00:21:16.698 --> 00:21:17.299
  • PRAYER IS THAT IN THEMIDST OF EVERYTHING THAT
  • 00:21:17.366 --> 00:21:18.233
  • MIDST OF EVERYTHING THAT2020 HAD AND IN THE MIDST
  • 00:21:18.300 --> 00:21:20.669
  • 2020 HAD AND IN THE MIDSTOF COVID, MY HUSBAND WAS
  • 00:21:20.736 --> 00:21:22.170
  • OF COVID, MY HUSBAND WASDIAGNOSED WITH DEPRESSION.
  • 00:21:22.237 --> 00:21:24.206
  • DIAGNOSED WITH DEPRESSION.AND I WANT TO FIX HIM.
  • 00:21:24.272 --> 00:21:26.041
  • AND I WANT TO FIX HIM.AND I WANT TO SOLVE THE
  • 00:21:26.108 --> 00:21:26.708
  • AND I WANT TO SOLVE THEPROBLEMS.
  • 00:21:26.775 --> 00:21:27.542
  • PROBLEMS.AND I WANT HIM TO BE HAPPY
  • 00:21:27.609 --> 00:21:29.444
  • AND I WANT HIM TO BE HAPPYEVERY DAY AND IT WAS A
  • 00:21:29.511 --> 00:21:30.679
  • EVERY DAY AND IT WAS AFIGHT FOR HIM.
  • 00:21:30.746 --> 00:21:32.647
  • FIGHT FOR HIM.I COULD DO NOTHING.
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  • I COULD DO NOTHING.I COULD DO NOTHING TO HELP
  • 00:21:33.882 --> 00:21:34.416
  • I COULD DO NOTHING TO HELPEXCEPT TO PRAY.
  • 00:21:34.483 --> 00:21:37.052
  • EXCEPT TO PRAY.AND I DON'T-- THERE HAVE
  • 00:21:37.119 --> 00:21:38.453
  • AND I DON'T-- THERE HAVEBEEN A HANDFUL OF THINGS
  • 00:21:38.520 --> 00:21:39.821
  • BEEN A HANDFUL OF THINGSIN OUR MARRIAGE,
  • 00:21:39.888 --> 00:21:40.288
  • IN OUR MARRIAGE,ESPECIALLY WITH OUR KIDS
  • 00:21:40.355 --> 00:21:41.323
  • ESPECIALLY WITH OUR KIDSWHERE WE ARE LIKE, ALL WE
  • 00:21:41.390 --> 00:21:42.157
  • WHERE WE ARE LIKE, ALL WECAN DO IS PRAY.
  • 00:21:42.224 --> 00:21:42.657
  • CAN DO IS PRAY.BUT THIS WAS A TIME THAT
  • 00:21:42.724 --> 00:21:44.159
  • BUT THIS WAS A TIME THATGOD REALLY REMINDED ME,
  • 00:21:44.226 --> 00:21:44.960
  • GOD REALLY REMINDED ME,JAMIE, IT IS A JOY OF
  • 00:21:45.026 --> 00:21:47.295
  • JAMIE, IT IS A JOY OFYOURS TO BE ABLE TO COME
  • 00:21:47.362 --> 00:21:48.663
  • YOURS TO BE ABLE TO COMEBEFORE ME EVERY DAY AND
  • 00:21:48.730 --> 00:21:50.031
  • BEFORE ME EVERY DAY ANDPRAY FOR YOUR HUSBAND.
  • 00:21:50.098 --> 00:21:50.832
  • PRAY FOR YOUR HUSBAND.AND I FOUND A NEW INTIMACY
  • 00:21:50.899 --> 00:21:52.734
  • AND I FOUND A NEW INTIMACYWITH GOD, EVEN, OF ME
  • 00:21:52.801 --> 00:21:55.437
  • WITH GOD, EVEN, OF MEHAVING TO RELY ON HIM MORE
  • 00:21:55.504 --> 00:21:56.972
  • HAVING TO RELY ON HIM MORETHROUGH PRAYER AND NOT
  • 00:21:57.038 --> 00:21:58.407
  • THROUGH PRAYER AND NOTTHROUGH ME TRYING TO BE
  • 00:21:58.473 --> 00:21:59.741
  • THROUGH ME TRYING TO BEJUST THE BEST WIFE EVER
  • 00:21:59.808 --> 00:22:01.443
  • JUST THE BEST WIFE EVERAND MAKE EVERYTHING OKAY,
  • 00:22:01.510 --> 00:22:02.878
  • AND MAKE EVERYTHING OKAY,IS I HAD TO REALLY PRAY
  • 00:22:02.944 --> 00:22:04.913
  • IS I HAD TO REALLY PRAYFOR AARON IN NEW AND
  • 00:22:04.980 --> 00:22:06.748
  • FOR AARON IN NEW ANDDIFFERENT WAYS THAT I HAD
  • 00:22:06.815 --> 00:22:07.616
  • DIFFERENT WAYS THAT I HADNEVER PRAYED FOR HIM MORE
  • 00:22:07.682 --> 00:22:08.917
  • NEVER PRAYED FOR HIM MOREIN TWENTY YEARS.
  • 00:22:08.984 --> 00:22:10.252
  • IN TWENTY YEARS.SO IT WAS ALMOST AS THOUGH
  • 00:22:10.318 --> 00:22:11.920
  • SO IT WAS ALMOST AS THOUGHI GOT TO FIGHT ON HIS
  • 00:22:11.987 --> 00:22:12.687
  • I GOT TO FIGHT ON HISBEHALF AND I THINK, MAN,
  • 00:22:12.754 --> 00:22:15.223
  • BEHALF AND I THINK, MAN,GOD, LIKE WE ARE ALL ON THE
  • 00:22:15.290 --> 00:22:18.193
  • GOD, LIKE WE ARE ALL ON THESANCTIFICATION JOURNEY.
  • 00:22:18.260 --> 00:22:19.194
  • SANCTIFICATION JOURNEY.AT THE END OF OUR LIFE WE
  • 00:22:19.261 --> 00:22:19.861
  • AT THE END OF OUR LIFE WEALL WANT TO LOOK MORE LIKE
  • 00:22:19.928 --> 00:22:20.896
  • ALL WANT TO LOOK MORE LIKEJESUS EVERY DAY, RIGHT?
  • 00:22:20.962 --> 00:22:22.164
  • JESUS EVERY DAY, RIGHT?AND I THINK GOD IN HIS
  • 00:22:22.230 --> 00:22:23.265
  • AND I THINK GOD IN HISKINDNESS USES OUR
  • 00:22:23.331 --> 00:22:24.166
  • KINDNESS USES OURMARRIAGES TO HELP US GET
  • 00:22:24.232 --> 00:22:24.800
  • MARRIAGES TO HELP US GETTHERE.
  • 00:22:24.866 --> 00:22:26.034
  • THERE.AND I HAD SO MANY MOMENTS
  • 00:22:26.101 --> 00:22:26.668
  • AND I HAD SO MANY MOMENTSTHIS LAST YEAR WHEN I
  • 00:22:26.735 --> 00:22:28.703
  • THIS LAST YEAR WHEN ITHOUGHT, MAN, I DON'T LIKE
  • 00:22:28.770 --> 00:22:29.271
  • THOUGHT, MAN, I DON'T LIKETHE SITUATION.
  • 00:22:29.337 --> 00:22:30.172
  • THE SITUATION.I DON'T LIKE THIS FOR MY
  • 00:22:30.238 --> 00:22:31.606
  • I DON'T LIKE THIS FOR MYHUSBAND.
  • 00:22:31.673 --> 00:22:32.841
  • HUSBAND.BUT WHAT AN HONOR THAT I
  • 00:22:32.908 --> 00:22:34.009
  • BUT WHAT AN HONOR THAT IGET TO BE THE ONE TO BE SO
  • 00:22:34.075 --> 00:22:35.177
  • GET TO BE THE ONE TO BE SOINTIMATELY CLOSE TO MY
  • 00:22:35.243 --> 00:22:36.511
  • INTIMATELY CLOSE TO MYHUSBAND THAT I GET TO BE
  • 00:22:36.578 --> 00:22:38.013
  • HUSBAND THAT I GET TO BETHE ONE TO PRESENT THIS TO
  • 00:22:38.079 --> 00:22:39.748
  • THE ONE TO PRESENT THIS TOYOU, GOD, AND I'M LAYING
  • 00:22:39.815 --> 00:22:41.416
  • YOU, GOD, AND I'M LAYINGIT ALL ON YOUR HANDS, AND
  • 00:22:41.483 --> 00:22:42.017
  • IT ALL ON YOUR HANDS, ANDTHAT PRAYER FOR ME HAS
  • 00:22:42.083 --> 00:22:44.152
  • THAT PRAYER FOR ME HASBEEN PROFOUND IN MY OWN
  • 00:22:44.219 --> 00:22:45.654
  • BEEN PROFOUND IN MY OWNPERSONAL PRAYER LIFE OF
  • 00:22:45.720 --> 00:22:47.255
  • PERSONAL PRAYER LIFE OFBRINGING MY HUSBAND'S NEW
  • 00:22:47.322 --> 00:22:51.092
  • BRINGING MY HUSBAND'S NEWFOUND DIFFICULT JOURNEY
  • 00:22:51.159 --> 00:22:51.626
  • FOUND DIFFICULT JOURNEYBEFORE THE LORD.
  • 00:22:51.693 --> 00:22:52.694
  • BEFORE THE LORD.- LESLIE: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:22:52.761 --> 00:22:53.495
  • - LESLIE: I LOVE THAT.WHAT A PRIVILEGE IT IS FOR
  • 00:22:53.562 --> 00:22:54.329
  • WHAT A PRIVILEGE IT IS FORUS TO PRAY FOR OUR
  • 00:22:54.396 --> 00:22:55.597
  • US TO PRAY FOR OURSPOUSES, AS YOU'VE SAID,
  • 00:22:55.664 --> 00:22:56.431
  • SPOUSES, AS YOU'VE SAID,JAMIE.
  • 00:22:56.498 --> 00:22:56.898
  • JAMIE.AND, HAVEN'T YOU FOUND NO
  • 00:22:56.965 --> 00:22:59.801
  • AND, HAVEN'T YOU FOUND NOMATTER HOW YOU'RE FEELING
  • 00:22:59.868 --> 00:23:01.703
  • MATTER HOW YOU'RE FEELINGTOWARD THEM OR STRUGGLING
  • 00:23:01.770 --> 00:23:04.005
  • TOWARD THEM OR STRUGGLINGWITH THEM IN THE STRUGGLE,
  • 00:23:04.072 --> 00:23:05.774
  • WITH THEM IN THE STRUGGLE,THE PRAYERS YOU PRAY FOR
  • 00:23:05.841 --> 00:23:07.409
  • THE PRAYERS YOU PRAY FORTHEM UTTERLY CHANGES YOUR
  • 00:23:07.476 --> 00:23:08.210
  • THEM UTTERLY CHANGES YOURHEART.
  • 00:23:08.276 --> 00:23:09.611
  • HEART.YOU ARE TRANSFORMED IN THE
  • 00:23:09.678 --> 00:23:11.079
  • YOU ARE TRANSFORMED IN THEPROCESS.
  • 00:23:11.146 --> 00:23:11.680
  • PROCESS.SO THE GIFT IS SWEET
  • 00:23:11.746 --> 00:23:13.148
  • SO THE GIFT IS SWEETBECAUSE IT IS FOR THEM BUT
  • 00:23:13.215 --> 00:23:14.883
  • BECAUSE IT IS FOR THEM BUTGOD ALSO BLESSES YOU IN
  • 00:23:14.950 --> 00:23:16.651
  • GOD ALSO BLESSES YOU INTHAT PROCESS.
  • 00:23:16.718 --> 00:23:17.285
  • THAT PROCESS.I LOVE THE SCRIPTURE TOO
  • 00:23:17.352 --> 00:23:18.954
  • I LOVE THE SCRIPTURE TOOTHAT ASSURES US WHERE TWO
  • 00:23:19.020 --> 00:23:21.590
  • THAT ASSURES US WHERE TWOOR THREE GATHER TOGETHER,
  • 00:23:21.656 --> 00:23:22.791
  • OR THREE GATHER TOGETHER,THERE I AM.
  • 00:23:22.858 --> 00:23:24.426
  • THERE I AM.IF YOU GATHER IN MY NAME,
  • 00:23:24.493 --> 00:23:27.863
  • IF YOU GATHER IN MY NAME,I'M PRESENT WITH YOU.
  • 00:23:27.929 --> 00:23:29.631
  • I'M PRESENT WITH YOU.SO WE KNOW THAT THROUGH
  • 00:23:29.698 --> 00:23:30.332
  • SO WE KNOW THAT THROUGHTHE HOLY SPIRIT, JESUS IS
  • 00:23:30.398 --> 00:23:31.233
  • THE HOLY SPIRIT, JESUS ISWITH US.
  • 00:23:31.299 --> 00:23:32.501
  • WITH US.WHEN WE JOIN WITH OUR
  • 00:23:32.567 --> 00:23:33.635
  • WHEN WE JOIN WITH OURSPOUSE TO PRAY, IT DOESN'T
  • 00:23:33.702 --> 00:23:34.870
  • SPOUSE TO PRAY, IT DOESN'TMATTER HOW AWKWARD IT IS
  • 00:23:34.936 --> 00:23:36.972
  • MATTER HOW AWKWARD IT ISOR IF WE DO IT PERFECTLY,
  • 00:23:37.038 --> 00:23:39.107
  • OR IF WE DO IT PERFECTLY,AND, JESUS IS WITH YOU
  • 00:23:39.174 --> 00:23:41.176
  • AND, JESUS IS WITH YOUWHEN YOU PRAY FOR YOUR
  • 00:23:41.243 --> 00:23:42.344
  • WHEN YOU PRAY FOR YOURSPOUSE EVEN IF YOUR SPOUSE
  • 00:23:42.410 --> 00:23:44.312
  • SPOUSE EVEN IF YOUR SPOUSEISN'T WILLING TO JOIN IN
  • 00:23:44.379 --> 00:23:45.514
  • ISN'T WILLING TO JOIN ININ THAT MOMENT, AS YOU
  • 00:23:45.580 --> 00:23:47.649
  • IN THAT MOMENT, AS YOUJUST OFFER THAT OFFERING
  • 00:23:47.716 --> 00:23:49.284
  • JUST OFFER THAT OFFERINGOF LOVE UP FOR THEM ON
  • 00:23:49.351 --> 00:23:50.986
  • OF LOVE UP FOR THEM ONTHEIR BEHALF,
  • 00:23:51.052 --> 00:23:53.321
  • THEIR BEHALF,IT'S RECEIVED AND IT STILL
  • 00:23:53.388 --> 00:23:56.725
  • IT'S RECEIVED AND IT STILLTRANSFORMS YOU, THEM AND
  • 00:23:56.791 --> 00:23:57.826
  • TRANSFORMS YOU, THEM ANDTHE RELATIONSHIP.
  • 00:23:57.893 --> 00:23:58.727
  • THE RELATIONSHIP.IT'S POWERFUL.
  • 00:23:58.793 --> 00:24:00.161
  • IT'S POWERFUL.THIS PRAYER THING, THIS IS
  • 00:24:00.228 --> 00:24:01.096
  • THIS PRAYER THING, THIS ISA QUIETNESS BUT IT'S A
  • 00:24:01.162 --> 00:24:03.265
  • A QUIETNESS BUT IT'S AMUSCLE.
  • 00:24:03.331 --> 00:24:04.900
  • MUSCLE.AND IT IS PROBABLY THE
  • 00:24:04.966 --> 00:24:06.001
  • AND IT IS PROBABLY THEMOST POWERFUL THING WE CAN
  • 00:24:06.067 --> 00:24:08.069
  • MOST POWERFUL THING WE CANUNLEASH IN OUR SHARED
  • 00:24:08.136 --> 00:24:10.405
  • UNLEASH IN OUR SHAREDLIVES TOGETHER.
  • 00:24:10.472 --> 00:24:11.273
  • LIVES TOGETHER.I WOULD LOVE TO JUST PRAY
  • 00:24:11.339 --> 00:24:13.208
  • I WOULD LOVE TO JUST PRAYTOGETHER AND RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:24:13.275 --> 00:24:15.877
  • TOGETHER AND RIGHT NOW,WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PRAYER
  • 00:24:15.944 --> 00:24:17.546
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUT PRAYERBUT LET'S ACTUALLY DO IT.
  • 00:24:17.612 --> 00:24:18.980
  • BUT LET'S ACTUALLY DO IT.LET'S PRAY TOGETHER.
  • 00:24:19.047 --> 00:24:20.849
  • LET'S PRAY TOGETHER.HEAVENLY FATHER, WE JUST
  • 00:24:20.916 --> 00:24:22.150
  • HEAVENLY FATHER, WE JUSTCOMMIT OUR MARRIAGES TO
  • 00:24:22.217 --> 00:24:24.853
  • COMMIT OUR MARRIAGES TOYOU, EVERYONE WHO'S
  • 00:24:24.920 --> 00:24:26.888
  • YOU, EVERYONE WHO'SLISTENING AND REALLY OUR
  • 00:24:26.955 --> 00:24:27.956
  • LISTENING AND REALLY OURHEARTS TO YOU, WE ARE
  • 00:24:28.023 --> 00:24:28.823
  • HEARTS TO YOU, WE AREASTONISHED THAT WE HAVE AN
  • 00:24:28.890 --> 00:24:30.592
  • ASTONISHED THAT WE HAVE ANAUDIENCE WITH YOU, THAT
  • 00:24:30.659 --> 00:24:32.060
  • AUDIENCE WITH YOU, THATYOU ARE MINDFUL OF US,
  • 00:24:32.127 --> 00:24:33.662
  • YOU ARE MINDFUL OF US,THAT YOU SAY YES AND
  • 00:24:33.728 --> 00:24:35.263
  • THAT YOU SAY YES ANDINVITE EVERY SINGLE
  • 00:24:35.330 --> 00:24:37.098
  • INVITE EVERY SINGLECONVERSATION THAT WE ENTER
  • 00:24:37.165 --> 00:24:38.800
  • CONVERSATION THAT WE ENTERINTO WITH YOU.
  • 00:24:38.867 --> 00:24:40.702
  • INTO WITH YOU.WE ASK THAT IF THERE IS
  • 00:24:40.769 --> 00:24:41.970
  • WE ASK THAT IF THERE ISANYONE WATCHING AND
  • 00:24:42.037 --> 00:24:42.804
  • ANYONE WATCHING ANDLISTENING TODAY THAT
  • 00:24:42.871 --> 00:24:44.873
  • LISTENING TODAY THATHASN'T FELT LIKE YOU WOULD
  • 00:24:44.940 --> 00:24:46.041
  • HASN'T FELT LIKE YOU WOULDRECEIVE THEM, THAT THEY
  • 00:24:46.107 --> 00:24:47.208
  • RECEIVE THEM, THAT THEYWOULD BE INVITED IN THE
  • 00:24:47.275 --> 00:24:48.577
  • WOULD BE INVITED IN THEWARMEST WAY INTO THAT
  • 00:24:48.643 --> 00:24:50.946
  • WARMEST WAY INTO THATCONVERSATION AND THAT THEY
  • 00:24:51.012 --> 00:24:51.513
  • CONVERSATION AND THAT THEYWOULD BE KNOWN AND HEARD
  • 00:24:51.580 --> 00:24:53.014
  • WOULD BE KNOWN AND HEARDBY YOU.
  • 00:24:53.081 --> 00:24:54.115
  • BY YOU.LORD, WE JUST PLACE OUR
  • 00:24:54.182 --> 00:24:55.984
  • LORD, WE JUST PLACE OURMARRIAGES BEFORE YOU AND
  • 00:24:56.051 --> 00:24:57.586
  • MARRIAGES BEFORE YOU ANDASK FOR YOU TO BE AT THE
  • 00:24:57.652 --> 00:24:58.920
  • ASK FOR YOU TO BE AT THECENTER.
  • 00:24:58.987 --> 00:24:59.688
  • CENTER.WE WANT YOUR SPIRIT TO BE
  • 00:24:59.754 --> 00:25:01.756
  • WE WANT YOUR SPIRIT TO BEAT THE CENTER OF OUR
  • 00:25:01.823 --> 00:25:02.791
  • AT THE CENTER OF OURATTEMPTS TO LOVE EACH
  • 00:25:02.857 --> 00:25:03.925
  • ATTEMPTS TO LOVE EACHOTHER AND WE WANT YOU TO
  • 00:25:03.992 --> 00:25:04.993
  • OTHER AND WE WANT YOU TOGIVE US THE DISCERNMENT TO
  • 00:25:05.060 --> 00:25:06.294
  • GIVE US THE DISCERNMENT TODO THAT WISELY AND WELL
  • 00:25:06.361 --> 00:25:08.196
  • DO THAT WISELY AND WELLAND WE JUST ARE HUMBLE.
  • 00:25:08.263 --> 00:25:12.500
  • AND WE JUST ARE HUMBLE.WE JUST SAY ONLY BY YOUR
  • 00:25:12.567 --> 00:25:14.069
  • WE JUST SAY ONLY BY YOURGRACE CAN WE LOVE AND SO
  • 00:25:14.135 --> 00:25:15.704
  • GRACE CAN WE LOVE AND SOWE ASK YOU TO KEEP US IN
  • 00:25:15.770 --> 00:25:18.607
  • WE ASK YOU TO KEEP US INYOUR GRACE, WE ASK YOU TO
  • 00:25:18.673 --> 00:25:19.941
  • YOUR GRACE, WE ASK YOU TOGIVE US THE GIFT OF
  • 00:25:20.008 --> 00:25:21.242
  • GIVE US THE GIFT OFPRAYER, STRETCH OUR HEARTS
  • 00:25:21.309 --> 00:25:22.277
  • PRAYER, STRETCH OUR HEARTSUNTIL THEY ARE BIG ENOUGH
  • 00:25:22.344 --> 00:25:23.578
  • UNTIL THEY ARE BIG ENOUGHTO RECEIVE YOU AND LOVE
  • 00:25:23.645 --> 00:25:24.646
  • TO RECEIVE YOU AND LOVEEACH OTHER THROUGH YOUR
  • 00:25:24.713 --> 00:25:25.580
  • EACH OTHER THROUGH YOURSTRENGTH.
  • 00:25:25.647 --> 00:25:26.548
  • STRENGTH.WE PRAY ALL THIS IN YOUR
  • 00:25:26.615 --> 00:25:28.283
  • WE PRAY ALL THIS IN YOURNAME, AMEN.
  • 00:25:28.350 --> 00:25:29.551
  • NAME, AMEN.- LAURIE: THANK YOU,
  • 00:25:29.618 --> 00:25:30.552
  • - LAURIE: THANK YOU,LORD, AMEN, AMEN.
  • 00:25:30.619 --> 00:25:33.221
  • LORD, AMEN, AMEN.THE BIBLE TELLS US TO PRAY
  • 00:25:33.288 --> 00:25:34.356
  • THE BIBLE TELLS US TO PRAYFOR ONE ANOTHER.
  • 00:25:34.422 --> 00:25:35.023
  • FOR ONE ANOTHER.THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT OUR
  • 00:25:35.090 --> 00:25:36.391
  • THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT OUR"BETTER TOGETHER" TEAM
  • 00:25:36.458 --> 00:25:37.792
  • "BETTER TOGETHER" TEAMWANTS TO DO.
  • 00:25:37.859 --> 00:25:39.027
  • WANTS TO DO.PLEASE CONNECT WITH US
  • 00:25:39.094 --> 00:25:39.628
  • PLEASE CONNECT WITH US@BETTER TOGETHER.TV.
  • 00:25:39.694 --> 00:25:41.029
  • @BETTER TOGETHER.TV.WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR
  • 00:25:41.096 --> 00:25:42.097
  • WE WANT TO HEAR YOURPRAYER REQUEST AND YOUR
  • 00:25:42.163 --> 00:25:43.465
  • PRAYER REQUEST AND YOURPRAISE REPORTS.
  • 00:25:43.531 --> 00:25:44.733
  • PRAISE REPORTS.WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US
  • 00:25:44.799 --> 00:25:45.567
  • WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN USAGAIN TOMORROW.
  • 00:25:45.634 --> 00:25:46.267
  • AGAIN TOMORROW.WE WILL BE LEARNING HOW TO
  • 00:25:46.334 --> 00:25:48.036
  • WE WILL BE LEARNING HOW TOKEEP THE FUN AND ROMANCE
  • 00:25:48.103 --> 00:25:49.337
  • KEEP THE FUN AND ROMANCEALIVE NO MATTER HOW LONG
  • 00:25:49.404 --> 00:25:51.706
  • ALIVE NO MATTER HOW LONGYOU'VE BEEN MARRIED.
  • 00:25:51.773 --> 00:25:52.474
  • YOU'VE BEEN MARRIED.YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS.
  • 00:25:52.540 --> 00:25:54.342
  • YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS.WE WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW.
  • 00:25:54.409 --> 00:25:55.343
  • WE WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW.BYE BYE.
  • 00:25:55.410 --> 00:25:56.544
  • BYE BYE.♪ MUSIC ♪
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