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Better Together LIVE | Episode 25

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May 1, 2020
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Has God already provided a way out of crisis? Can we stand on His promises and choose life when our world is broken? | TBN Prayer Line: 1-888-731-1000

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Better Together LIVE | Episode 25

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  • - Laurie: OUR GOD IS BIGGER
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  • - Laurie: OUR GOD IS BIGGERTHAN ANY STORM.
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  • THAN ANY STORM.HE HEARS OUR CRIES FOR HELP AND
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  • HE HEARS OUR CRIES FOR HELP ANDWILL PROVIDE A WAY OUT OF THIS
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  • WILL PROVIDE A WAY OUT OF THISPANDEMIC.
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  • PANDEMIC.DURING THIS TIME, WE ALL NEED
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  • DURING THIS TIME, WE ALL NEEDTHE DAILY REMINDER THAT GOD IS
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  • THE DAILY REMINDER THAT GOD ISTHE ANSWER AND HIS PLANS ARE
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  • THE ANSWER AND HIS PLANS AREALWAYS GOOD.
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  • ALWAYS GOOD.COME ON, JOIN US.
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  • - Havilah: YOU KNOW, I FOUND
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  • - Havilah: YOU KNOW, I FOUNDMYSELF AT A REALLY HARD POSITION
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  • MYSELF AT A REALLY HARD POSITIONABOUT SEVEN YEARS AGO.
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  • ABOUT SEVEN YEARS AGO.I HAD JUST GIVEN BIRTH TO MY
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  • I HAD JUST GIVEN BIRTH TO MYYOUNGEST SON, WE HAVE FOUR BOYS.
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  • YOUNGEST SON, WE HAVE FOUR BOYS.AND HE HAPPENED TO BE SICK WHEN
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  • AND HE HAPPENED TO BE SICK WHENWE GAVE BIRTH TO HIM.
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  • WE GAVE BIRTH TO HIM.SO HE WENT INTO THE NICU FOR
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  • SO HE WENT INTO THE NICU FORABOUT TEN DAYS.
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  • ABOUT TEN DAYS.SO BY THE TIME I GOT HOME, I HAD
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  • SO BY THE TIME I GOT HOME, I HADRECOVERED, I WAS RECOVERING FROM
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  • RECOVERED, I WAS RECOVERING FROMMY FOURTH C-SECTION IN FIVE
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  • MY FOURTH C-SECTION IN FIVEYEARS.
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  • YEARS.I HAD MY INFANT SON FROM THE
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  • I HAD MY INFANT SON FROM THENICU THAT I HAD BEEN GOING THERE
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  • NICU THAT I HAD BEEN GOING THEREMULTIPLE TIMES A DAY TO NURSE
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  • MULTIPLE TIMES A DAY TO NURSEAND THEN WE FINALLY GET HOME AND
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  • AND THEN WE FINALLY GET HOME ANDI'M DOING MY FIRST ERRAND OUT
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  • I'M DOING MY FIRST ERRAND OUTWITH EVERYBODY AND I LOOK OVER
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  • WITH EVERYBODY AND I LOOK OVERAT MY THIRD SON AND HE HAS THESE
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  • AT MY THIRD SON AND HE HAS THESERED BUMPS AROUND HIS MOUTH.
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  • RED BUMPS AROUND HIS MOUTH.SO WE ALL GO TO URGENT CARE AND
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  • SO WE ALL GO TO URGENT CARE ANDI FIND OUT THAT THREE OUT OF THE
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  • I FIND OUT THAT THREE OUT OF THEFOUR BOYS HAVE HAND, FOOT AND
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  • FOUR BOYS HAVE HAND, FOOT ANDMOUTH DISEASE,
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  • MOUTH DISEASE,WHICH IS SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO
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  • WHICH IS SOMETHING YOU HAVE TOBE QUARANTINED FOR.
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  • BE QUARANTINED FOR.SO WE GO HOME AND WE'RE
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  • SO WE GO HOME AND WE'REQUARANTINED FOR A LITTLE WHILE
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  • QUARANTINED FOR A LITTLE WHILEAND I'M THINKING, I'M JUST ABOUT
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  • AND I'M THINKING, I'M JUST ABOUTTO GET THROUGH THIS STORM INTO
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  • TO GET THROUGH THIS STORM INTOTHE BETTER PART OF MY LIFE AND I
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  • THE BETTER PART OF MY LIFE AND IGET A PHONE CALL FROM MY HUSBAND
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  • GET A PHONE CALL FROM MY HUSBANDAND HE SAYS, LISTEN, HONEY, WITH
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  • AND HE SAYS, LISTEN, HONEY, WITHTHE RECESSION AND EVERYTHING
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  • THE RECESSION AND EVERYTHINGTHAT'S GONE ON, THE CHURCH CAN
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  • THAT'S GONE ON, THE CHURCH CANNO LONGER KEEP US ON STAFF AND
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  • NO LONGER KEEP US ON STAFF ANDWE'RE LOSING OUR JOB.
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  • WE'RE LOSING OUR JOB.AND I REMEMBER ON THAT PHONE
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  • AND I REMEMBER ON THAT PHONECALL I KNEW I COULDN'T SAY
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  • CALL I KNEW I COULDN'T SAYANYTHING.
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  • ANYTHING.I WAS SO SHOCKED AND OVERWHELMED
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  • I WAS SO SHOCKED AND OVERWHELMEDAND DISCOURAGED.
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  • AND DISCOURAGED.I REMEMBER I SAID I CAN'T TALK
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  • I REMEMBER I SAID I CAN'T TALKRIGHT NOW, I HAVE TO HANG UP THE
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  • RIGHT NOW, I HAVE TO HANG UP THEPHONE.
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  • PHONE.AND I WALKED INTO MY BEDROOM AND
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  • AND I WALKED INTO MY BEDROOM ANDI CLOSED THE DOOR, AND I LAID MY
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  • I CLOSED THE DOOR, AND I LAID MYINFANT SON ON THE BED AND I DID
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  • INFANT SON ON THE BED AND I DIDLIKE A FULL-BLOWN ADULT TANTRUM.
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  • LIKE A FULL-BLOWN ADULT TANTRUM.I FELL ON THE BED WITHOUT MY
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  • I FELL ON THE BED WITHOUT MYARMS, AND I'M CRYING AND I'M
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  • ARMS, AND I'M CRYING AND I'MSAYING, GOD, I HAVE SAID YES TO
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  • SAYING, GOD, I HAVE SAID YES TOYOU MY WHOLE LIFE.
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  • YOU MY WHOLE LIFE.AT 17 I SAID YES TO YOU AND BY
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  • AT 17 I SAID YES TO YOU AND BY18 I WAS IN FULL-TIME MINISTRY.
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  • 18 I WAS IN FULL-TIME MINISTRY.I HAVE BEEN DOING THIS FOR
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  • I HAVE BEEN DOING THIS FORYEARS.
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  • YEARS.I HAVE SERVED THIS CHURCH FOR 19
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  • I HAVE SERVED THIS CHURCH FOR 19YEARS.
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  • YEARS.I'VE DONE EVERYTHING I KNOW HOW
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  • I'VE DONE EVERYTHING I KNOW HOWTO DO.
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  • TO DO.AND NOW WE'RE AT A PLACE, I
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  • AND NOW WE'RE AT A PLACE, IDON'T HAVE A JOB.
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  • DON'T HAVE A JOB.I CAN'T GIVE A CHILD BACK TO
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  • I CAN'T GIVE A CHILD BACK TOYOU, THANKS, SO MUCH.
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  • YOU, THANKS, SO MUCH.I CAN'T SOLVE THIS.
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  • I CAN'T SOLVE THIS.I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT ME TO
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT ME TODO.
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  • DO.AND I RARELY SAID NO TO YOU, WHY
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  • AND I RARELY SAID NO TO YOU, WHYARE YOU LEAVING ME IN A PLACE
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  • ARE YOU LEAVING ME IN A PLACELIKE THIS?
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  • LIKE THIS?AND I WASN'T ANGRY, LIKE, I
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  • AND I WASN'T ANGRY, LIKE, IWASN'T TAUNTING HIM, I JUST FELT
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  • WASN'T TAUNTING HIM, I JUST FELTSO OVERWHELMED WITH, I DON'T
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  • SO OVERWHELMED WITH, I DON'TKNOW WHAT TO DO.
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  • KNOW WHAT TO DO.I SAID WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO
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  • I SAID WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TODO, GOD?
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  • DO, GOD?I HEARD THE HOLY SPIRIT SAY, AS
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  • I HEARD THE HOLY SPIRIT SAY, ASCLEAR AS DAY, HAVILAH, I WANT
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  • CLEAR AS DAY, HAVILAH, I WANTYOU TO MAKE CHICKEN.
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  • YOU TO MAKE CHICKEN.I REMEMBER THINKING TO MYSELF,
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  • I REMEMBER THINKING TO MYSELF,YOU MAKE CHICKEN.
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  • YOU MAKE CHICKEN.JUST A SARCASTIC, LIKE, YOU MAKE
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  • JUST A SARCASTIC, LIKE, YOU MAKECHICKEN.
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  • CHICKEN.I REMEMBER HIM TEASING ME, LIKE,
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  • I REMEMBER HIM TEASING ME, LIKE,I DID.
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  • I DID.I WAS THE ONE THAT MADE THE
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  • I WAS THE ONE THAT MADE THECHICKEN.
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  • CHICKEN.BUT AS I'M TALKING TO HIM.
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  • BUT AS I'M TALKING TO HIM.HE GOES, I SAID WHAT DO YOU
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  • HE GOES, I SAID WHAT DO YOUMEAN, GOD?
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  • MEAN, GOD?I'M LIKE, WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO
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  • I'M LIKE, WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TODO?
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  • DO?HE SAID I WANT YOU TO GET UP.
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  • HE SAID I WANT YOU TO GET UP.I WANT YOU TO PREPARE YOUR
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  • I WANT YOU TO PREPARE YOURHOUSE.
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  • HOUSE.I WANT YOU TO GO IN AND MAKE
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  • I WANT YOU TO GO IN AND MAKETHAT GOOD CHICKEN RECIPE THAT
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  • THAT GOOD CHICKEN RECIPE THATYOU KNOW IS THE BEST.
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  • YOU KNOW IS THE BEST.MY MOUTH WATERS AS I TALK ABOUT
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  • MY MOUTH WATERS AS I TALK ABOUTIT.
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  • IT.I WANT YOU TO GET READY, LIGHT
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  • I WANT YOU TO GET READY, LIGHTTHE CANDLES, GIVE YOUR KIDS A
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  • THE CANDLES, GIVE YOUR KIDS ABATH AND TAKE YOUR KIDS BACK IN
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  • BATH AND TAKE YOUR KIDS BACK INAND LIKE JUST GET READY FOR YOUR
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  • AND LIKE JUST GET READY FOR YOURHUSBAND TO COME HOME.
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  • HUSBAND TO COME HOME.SO I DID IT.
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  • SO I DID IT.I WENT IN AND I MADE A GOOD
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  • I WENT IN AND I MADE A GOODDINNER.
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  • DINNER.I TURNED OFF THE HBO MY KIDS
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  • I TURNED OFF THE HBO MY KIDSWERE WATCHING-- I'M KIDDING, BUT
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  • WERE WATCHING-- I'M KIDDING, BUTI WAS JUST OUT OF IT.
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  • I WAS JUST OUT OF IT.I GAVE MY KIDS A BATH.
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  • I GAVE MY KIDS A BATH.I LIT THE CANDLES, AND I PUT ON
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  • I LIT THE CANDLES, AND I PUT ONSOME MUSIC AND BEN WALKS TO THE
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  • SOME MUSIC AND BEN WALKS TO THEDOOR AND HE GOES, HONEY, YOU
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  • DOOR AND HE GOES, HONEY, YOUWANT TO TALK ABOUT IT?
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  • WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT?AND I SAID, NO.
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  • AND I SAID, NO.AND LIKE EVERY GOOD HUSBAND,
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  • AND LIKE EVERY GOOD HUSBAND,THEY HAVE TO ASK TWICE.
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  • THEY HAVE TO ASK TWICE.HE'S LIKE, ARE YOU SURE?
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  • HE'S LIKE, ARE YOU SURE?I SAID, NO, I DON'T.
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  • I SAID, NO, I DON'T.I ACTUALLY WANT TO HAVE A
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  • I ACTUALLY WANT TO HAVE ABEAUTIFUL DINNER.
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  • BEAUTIFUL DINNER.WE SAT DOWN THAT NIGHT AND WE
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  • WE SAT DOWN THAT NIGHT AND WEHAD THIS CHICKEN DINNER.
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  • HAD THIS CHICKEN DINNER.AND THE MUSIC WAS PLAYING AND
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  • AND THE MUSIC WAS PLAYING ANDTHE CANDLES WERE LIT AND WE PUT
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  • THE CANDLES WERE LIT AND WE PUTOUR KIDS TO BED THAT NIGHT.
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  • OUR KIDS TO BED THAT NIGHT.WE SAT ON THE COUCH TOGETHER.
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  • WE SAT ON THE COUCH TOGETHER.WE CRIED.
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  • WE CRIED.WE TALKED ABOUT WHAT WE WERE
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  • WE TALKED ABOUT WHAT WE WEREGONNA DO FOR THE FUTURE.
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  • GONNA DO FOR THE FUTURE.BUT AS I LOOK BACK AT THAT
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  • BUT AS I LOOK BACK AT THATMOMENT IN MY LIFE WHERE
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  • MOMENT IN MY LIFE WHEREEVERYTHING FELT LIKE IT WAS
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  • EVERYTHING FELT LIKE IT WASFALLING APART, I'LL TELL YOU
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  • FALLING APART, I'LL TELL YOUWHAT, I NEVER LOST HOPE AFTER
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  • WHAT, I NEVER LOST HOPE AFTERTHAT MOMENT.
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  • THAT MOMENT.IT WAS LIKE WHATEVER WAS
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  • IT WAS LIKE WHATEVER WASHAPPENING, I KNEW GOD WAS GONNA
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  • HAPPENING, I KNEW GOD WAS GONNATAKE CARE OF ME.
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  • TAKE CARE OF ME.I GUESS IN THE SENSE OF ALL OF
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  • I GUESS IN THE SENSE OF ALL OFTHIS, WHAT WE'RE EXPERIENCING
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  • THIS, WHAT WE'RE EXPERIENCINGRIGHT NOW ARE UNPRECEDENTED
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  • RIGHT NOW ARE UNPRECEDENTEDTIMES.
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  • TIMES.WE'VE NEVER BEEN HERE BEFORE,
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  • WE'VE NEVER BEEN HERE BEFORE,AND MANY OF US, TO BE HONEST, IT
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  • AND MANY OF US, TO BE HONEST, ITHASN'T HIT THE FAN YET.
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  • HASN'T HIT THE FAN YET.WE DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S GONNA
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  • WE DON'T KNOW WHAT IT'S GONNALOOK LIKE IN SIX MONTHS OR EIGHT
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  • LOOK LIKE IN SIX MONTHS OR EIGHTMONTHS FROM NOW.
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  • MONTHS FROM NOW.WE MAY NOT EVEN BE FULLY
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  • WE MAY NOT EVEN BE FULLYAFFECTED YET.
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  • AFFECTED YET.BUT WHAT I DO KNOW IS, MANY OF
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  • BUT WHAT I DO KNOW IS, MANY OFUS ARE GOING TO BE FACED WITH AN
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  • US ARE GOING TO BE FACED WITH ANOPPORTUNITY TO GO MAKE CHICKEN.
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  • OPPORTUNITY TO GO MAKE CHICKEN.TO GO DO THE VERY NEXT THING WE
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  • TO GO DO THE VERY NEXT THING WENEED TO DO IN ORDER TO PREPARE
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  • NEED TO DO IN ORDER TO PREPAREOURSELVES FOR THE MIRACLE OF
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  • OURSELVES FOR THE MIRACLE OFGOD.
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  • GOD.AND WHAT I DIDN'T KNOW WAS THAT
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  • AND WHAT I DIDN'T KNOW WAS THATGOD WAS PREPARING A JOB FOR US.
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  • GOD WAS PREPARING A JOB FOR US.HE WAS GONNA MOVE US IN A CITY.
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  • HE WAS GONNA MOVE US IN A CITY.HE WAS GONNA TAKE US TO LEAD.
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  • HE WAS GONNA TAKE US TO LEAD.AND THAT'S THE REASON I'M IN
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  • AND THAT'S THE REASON I'M INTHIS SHOW TODAY IS BECAUSE OF
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  • THIS SHOW TODAY IS BECAUSE OFTHAT MOMENT.
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  • THAT MOMENT.SO FOR MANY OF US, DON'T OVER
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  • SO FOR MANY OF US, DON'T OVERSPIRITUALIZE IT, I WOULD SAY.
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  • SPIRITUALIZE IT, I WOULD SAY.DO THE THING THAT GOD ASKS YOU
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  • DO THE THING THAT GOD ASKS YOUTO DO AT THIS VERY MOMENT AND
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  • TO DO AT THIS VERY MOMENT ANDYOU WILL FIND THAT GOD KNOWS
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  • YOU WILL FIND THAT GOD KNOWSEXACTLY WHAT HE'S DOING.
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  • EXACTLY WHAT HE'S DOING.IN FACT, WHAT I THINK HE WAS
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  • IN FACT, WHAT I THINK HE WASDOING WAS HE WAS SAYING, THERE
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  • DOING WAS HE WAS SAYING, THEREISN'T A FORMULA TO OBEYING ME.
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  • ISN'T A FORMULA TO OBEYING ME.YOU HAVE TO BE WILLING TO BE LED
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  • YOU HAVE TO BE WILLING TO BE LEDAND HUMBLED IN YOUR APPROACH AND
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  • AND HUMBLED IN YOUR APPROACH ANDDON'T TRY TO MAKE SOMETHING SO
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  • DON'T TRY TO MAKE SOMETHING SOTHAT IT WILL GET MY ATTENTION,
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  • THAT IT WILL GET MY ATTENTION,YOU ALREADY HAVE MY ATTENTION.
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  • YOU ALREADY HAVE MY ATTENTION.JUST SURRENDER AND DO THE VERY
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  • JUST SURRENDER AND DO THE VERYNEXT THING I'M ASKING YOU TO DO.
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  • NEXT THING I'M ASKING YOU TO DO.AND, I DON'T KNOW, JADA, IF
  • 00:05:06.819 --> 00:05:07.486
  • AND, I DON'T KNOW, JADA, IFYOU'VE BEEN IN THAT POSITION
  • 00:05:07.486 --> 00:05:08.554
  • YOU'VE BEEN IN THAT POSITIONBEFORE, BUT, I FOUND IT'S THAT
  • 00:05:08.554 --> 00:05:09.322
  • BEFORE, BUT, I FOUND IT'S THATNEXT THING THAT REALLY MAKES THE
  • 00:05:09.322 --> 00:05:11.257
  • NEXT THING THAT REALLY MAKES THEDIFFERENCE.
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  • DIFFERENCE.- Jada: IT MAKES ALL THE
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  • - Jada: IT MAKES ALL THEDIFFERENCE, HAVILAH.
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  • DIFFERENCE, HAVILAH.I THINK THAT IS SUCH A GREAT
  • 00:05:13.959 --> 00:05:15.328
  • I THINK THAT IS SUCH A GREATREMINDER FOR US.
  • 00:05:15.328 --> 00:05:17.396
  • REMINDER FOR US.IT TAKES ME BACK TO WHEN I HAD
  • 00:05:17.396 --> 00:05:19.098
  • IT TAKES ME BACK TO WHEN I HADBEEN MARRIED LIKE JUST A FEW
  • 00:05:19.098 --> 00:05:20.266
  • BEEN MARRIED LIKE JUST A FEWMINUTES AND I THOUGHT I KNEW
  • 00:05:20.266 --> 00:05:21.334
  • MINUTES AND I THOUGHT I KNEWEXACTLY WHAT MY LIFE WAS GONNA
  • 00:05:21.334 --> 00:05:22.501
  • EXACTLY WHAT MY LIFE WAS GONNALOOK LIKE.
  • 00:05:22.501 --> 00:05:23.903
  • LOOK LIKE.I WAS WORKING IN I.T. I WAS
  • 00:05:23.903 --> 00:05:25.271
  • I WAS WORKING IN I.T. I WASMAKING WAY TOO MUCH MONEY TO BE
  • 00:05:25.271 --> 00:05:26.806
  • MAKING WAY TOO MUCH MONEY TO BE24 YEARS OLD, AND MY HUSBAND WAS
  • 00:05:26.806 --> 00:05:29.041
  • 24 YEARS OLD, AND MY HUSBAND WASIN MINISTRY, SO I WAS HELPING
  • 00:05:29.041 --> 00:05:30.576
  • IN MINISTRY, SO I WAS HELPINGHIM ALONG.
  • 00:05:30.576 --> 00:05:31.644
  • HIM ALONG.HE WAS A FOREIGN EXCHANGE
  • 00:05:31.644 --> 00:05:32.411
  • HE WAS A FOREIGN EXCHANGESTUDENT BECAUSE HE IS FROM
  • 00:05:32.411 --> 00:05:33.679
  • STUDENT BECAUSE HE IS FROMJAMAICA.
  • 00:05:33.679 --> 00:05:34.947
  • JAMAICA.HE WAS MAKE TWO DOLLARS A MONTH,
  • 00:05:34.947 --> 00:05:35.614
  • HE WAS MAKE TWO DOLLARS A MONTH,SOMETHING CRAZY.
  • 00:05:35.614 --> 00:05:37.283
  • SOMETHING CRAZY.AND I WAS LIKE, I GOT THIS.
  • 00:05:37.283 --> 00:05:38.918
  • AND I WAS LIKE, I GOT THIS.WE'RE GONNA BE FINE.
  • 00:05:38.918 --> 00:05:40.953
  • WE'RE GONNA BE FINE.JUST LET ME HANDLE ALL THE
  • 00:05:40.953 --> 00:05:42.455
  • JUST LET ME HANDLE ALL THEBILLS, THE FINANCES.
  • 00:05:42.455 --> 00:05:43.689
  • BILLS, THE FINANCES.AND ABOUT SIX MONTHS AFTER WE
  • 00:05:43.689 --> 00:05:45.257
  • AND ABOUT SIX MONTHS AFTER WEGOT MARRIED 911 HAPPENED.
  • 00:05:45.257 --> 00:05:47.727
  • GOT MARRIED 911 HAPPENED.AND THAT WRECKED THE I.T.
  • 00:05:47.727 --> 00:05:49.628
  • AND THAT WRECKED THE I.T.INDUSTRY, AND I FOUND MYSELF
  • 00:05:49.628 --> 00:05:51.597
  • INDUSTRY, AND I FOUND MYSELFLAID OFF AND MY HUSBAND REALLY
  • 00:05:51.597 --> 00:05:54.300
  • LAID OFF AND MY HUSBAND REALLYLOOKED LIKE THE GENIUS THEN,
  • 00:05:54.300 --> 00:05:55.301
  • LOOKED LIKE THE GENIUS THEN,BECAUSE HE MADE US GET AN
  • 00:05:55.301 --> 00:05:56.335
  • BECAUSE HE MADE US GET ANAPARTMENT THAT WAS PROBABLY
  • 00:05:56.335 --> 00:05:57.069
  • APARTMENT THAT WAS PROBABLYABOUT THAT BIG BECAUSE HE SAID,
  • 00:05:57.069 --> 00:05:57.837
  • ABOUT THAT BIG BECAUSE HE SAID,WE'RE GONNA LIVE OFF MY SALARY,
  • 00:05:57.837 --> 00:05:59.839
  • WE'RE GONNA LIVE OFF MY SALARY,NOT OFF YOUR SALARY.
  • 00:05:59.839 --> 00:06:01.006
  • NOT OFF YOUR SALARY.AND I KICKED AND I SCREAMED FOR
  • 00:06:01.006 --> 00:06:01.540
  • AND I KICKED AND I SCREAMED FORSIX MONTHS.
  • 00:06:01.540 --> 00:06:02.408
  • SIX MONTHS.AND WHEN I GOT LAID OFF HE
  • 00:06:02.408 --> 00:06:04.009
  • AND WHEN I GOT LAID OFF HELOOKED LIKE A GENIUS.
  • 00:06:04.009 --> 00:06:05.177
  • LOOKED LIKE A GENIUS.AND TO THIS DAY, 19 YEARS LATER,
  • 00:06:05.177 --> 00:06:06.979
  • AND TO THIS DAY, 19 YEARS LATER,HE STILL REMINDS ME OF THAT THAT
  • 00:06:06.979 --> 00:06:07.580
  • HE STILL REMINDS ME OF THAT THATHE IS IN FACT A GENIUS.
  • 00:06:07.580 --> 00:06:12.151
  • HE IS IN FACT A GENIUS.SO I THOUGHT ABOUT HOW MISERABLE
  • 00:06:12.151 --> 00:06:13.152
  • SO I THOUGHT ABOUT HOW MISERABLEI WAS BECAUSE I REALLY REALIZED
  • 00:06:13.152 --> 00:06:14.653
  • I WAS BECAUSE I REALLY REALIZEDHOW MUCH MY IDENTITY, EVEN AS A
  • 00:06:14.653 --> 00:06:17.590
  • HOW MUCH MY IDENTITY, EVEN AS AFEMALE, WAS IN MY ACHIEVEMENTS,
  • 00:06:17.590 --> 00:06:19.725
  • FEMALE, WAS IN MY ACHIEVEMENTS,MY DEGREES, I HAD THIS PLAN LAID
  • 00:06:19.725 --> 00:06:20.793
  • MY DEGREES, I HAD THIS PLAN LAIDOUT.
  • 00:06:20.793 --> 00:06:22.561
  • OUT.I WAS GONNA MAKE A LOT OF MONEY
  • 00:06:22.561 --> 00:06:24.063
  • I WAS GONNA MAKE A LOT OF MONEYAND LO AND BEHOLD, IT WAS LIKE
  • 00:06:24.063 --> 00:06:27.533
  • AND LO AND BEHOLD, IT WAS LIKECOVID-01, NOT 19.
  • 00:06:27.533 --> 00:06:28.901
  • COVID-01, NOT 19.THAT'S WHAT IT FELT LIKE.
  • 00:06:28.901 --> 00:06:29.769
  • THAT'S WHAT IT FELT LIKE.THE LORD WAS LIKE LEVELING MY
  • 00:06:29.769 --> 00:06:32.738
  • THE LORD WAS LIKE LEVELING MYLIFE AND HE SAYS, I LOVE YOU
  • 00:06:32.738 --> 00:06:33.806
  • LIFE AND HE SAYS, I LOVE YOUENOUGH THAT I DON'T EVEN NEED
  • 00:06:33.806 --> 00:06:34.607
  • ENOUGH THAT I DON'T EVEN NEEDYOU TO LIKE ME IN THIS SEASON.
  • 00:06:34.607 --> 00:06:35.441
  • YOU TO LIKE ME IN THIS SEASON.WE HAVE TO GET YOUR IDENTITY
  • 00:06:35.441 --> 00:06:36.409
  • WE HAVE TO GET YOUR IDENTITYTOGETHER.
  • 00:06:36.409 --> 00:06:37.543
  • TOGETHER.AND WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT MAKING
  • 00:06:37.543 --> 00:06:39.345
  • AND WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT MAKINGCHICKEN, IT REMINDED ME OF A LOW
  • 00:06:39.345 --> 00:06:40.546
  • CHICKEN, IT REMINDED ME OF A LOWPOINT I WAS HAVING.
  • 00:06:40.546 --> 00:06:41.947
  • POINT I WAS HAVING.I WAS LIKE, GOD, WHAT ARE YOU
  • 00:06:41.947 --> 00:06:42.915
  • I WAS LIKE, GOD, WHAT ARE YOUDOING?
  • 00:06:42.915 --> 00:06:44.016
  • DOING?WE DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY.
  • 00:06:44.016 --> 00:06:44.884
  • WE DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY.WE STILL HAVE BILLS TO BE PAID.
  • 00:06:44.884 --> 00:06:46.318
  • WE STILL HAVE BILLS TO BE PAID.WHAT'S HAPPENING?
  • 00:06:46.318 --> 00:06:49.054
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING?AND IT SEEMED LIKE IN MY
  • 00:06:49.054 --> 00:06:49.855
  • AND IT SEEMED LIKE IN MYOBEDIENCE, HE WAS ASKING ME JUST
  • 00:06:49.855 --> 00:06:51.090
  • OBEDIENCE, HE WAS ASKING ME JUSTTO OBEY.
  • 00:06:51.090 --> 00:06:52.258
  • TO OBEY.HE KEPT PROVIDING.
  • 00:06:52.258 --> 00:06:53.292
  • HE KEPT PROVIDING.ONE TIME HE TOLD ME, HE SAID,
  • 00:06:53.292 --> 00:06:54.460
  • ONE TIME HE TOLD ME, HE SAID,LISTEN, ALL THIS STUFF ON THIS
  • 00:06:54.460 --> 00:06:55.594
  • LISTEN, ALL THIS STUFF ON THISDESK BECAUSE YOU WERE
  • 00:06:55.594 --> 00:06:56.829
  • DESK BECAUSE YOU WEREPROCRASTINATING, I WAS JUST
  • 00:06:56.829 --> 00:06:58.764
  • PROCRASTINATING, I WAS JUSTBEING MESSY, CLEAN UP THIS DESK
  • 00:06:58.764 --> 00:07:00.032
  • BEING MESSY, CLEAN UP THIS DESKAND I NEED YOU TO GO THROUGH ALL
  • 00:07:00.032 --> 00:07:01.066
  • AND I NEED YOU TO GO THROUGH ALLTHIS MAIL, ORGANIZE THE HOUSE.
  • 00:07:01.066 --> 00:07:02.101
  • THIS MAIL, ORGANIZE THE HOUSE.YOUR HOME ALL DAY.
  • 00:07:02.101 --> 00:07:03.369
  • YOUR HOME ALL DAY.YOUR APARTMENT IS THIS BIG.
  • 00:07:03.369 --> 00:07:04.336
  • YOUR APARTMENT IS THIS BIG.IT SHOULD BE ORGANIZED.
  • 00:07:04.336 --> 00:07:06.372
  • IT SHOULD BE ORGANIZED.SO FOR ME, IT WAS A BIG DEAL,
  • 00:07:06.372 --> 00:07:08.073
  • SO FOR ME, IT WAS A BIG DEAL,NOT TO PROCRASTINATE BUT TO GET
  • 00:07:08.073 --> 00:07:09.375
  • NOT TO PROCRASTINATE BUT TO GETIT DONE.
  • 00:07:09.375 --> 00:07:12.445
  • IT DONE.THAT DAY I FOUND A REFUND CHECK
  • 00:07:12.445 --> 00:07:13.879
  • THAT DAY I FOUND A REFUND CHECKFROM OUR TUXEDO RENTAL COMPANY
  • 00:07:13.879 --> 00:07:15.881
  • FROM OUR TUXEDO RENTAL COMPANYBECAUSE THEY OWED US DOUBLE
  • 00:07:15.881 --> 00:07:16.849
  • BECAUSE THEY OWED US DOUBLEBECAUSE WE PAID TOO MUCH IN
  • 00:07:16.849 --> 00:07:17.650
  • BECAUSE WE PAID TOO MUCH INRENTAL.
  • 00:07:17.650 --> 00:07:19.318
  • RENTAL.AND HE SAID, JUST CLEAN UP.
  • 00:07:19.318 --> 00:07:20.753
  • AND HE SAID, JUST CLEAN UP.I TOLD YOU TO CLEAN UP.
  • 00:07:20.753 --> 00:07:22.688
  • I TOLD YOU TO CLEAN UP.THE NEXT DAY I WAS FRUSTRATED
  • 00:07:22.688 --> 00:07:23.923
  • THE NEXT DAY I WAS FRUSTRATEDBECAUSE WHEN GOD PROVIDES,
  • 00:07:23.923 --> 00:07:25.291
  • BECAUSE WHEN GOD PROVIDES,CLEARLY, THAT'S NOT ENOUGH.
  • 00:07:25.291 --> 00:07:26.625
  • CLEARLY, THAT'S NOT ENOUGH.I'M STILL FRUSTRATED.
  • 00:07:26.625 --> 00:07:27.293
  • I'M STILL FRUSTRATED.GOD, I NEED MORE.
  • 00:07:27.293 --> 00:07:27.827
  • GOD, I NEED MORE.IT'S NOT ENOUGH.
  • 00:07:27.827 --> 00:07:29.028
  • IT'S NOT ENOUGH.IT'S NOT ENOUGH.
  • 00:07:29.028 --> 00:07:30.329
  • IT'S NOT ENOUGH.OBEDIENCE, Y'ALL.
  • 00:07:30.329 --> 00:07:31.330
  • OBEDIENCE, Y'ALL.MY HUSBAND TOLD ME, HE SAID, YOU
  • 00:07:31.330 --> 00:07:32.965
  • MY HUSBAND TOLD ME, HE SAID, YOUCAN GO TO-- I SAID I NEED
  • 00:07:32.965 --> 00:07:33.799
  • CAN GO TO-- I SAID I NEEDGROCERIES.
  • 00:07:33.799 --> 00:07:35.301
  • GROCERIES.HE SAID YOU HAVE $30.
  • 00:07:35.301 --> 00:07:35.968
  • HE SAID YOU HAVE $30.FOR WHAT?
  • 00:07:35.968 --> 00:07:38.537
  • FOR WHAT?THAT'S GAS TO GET TO THE STORE.
  • 00:07:38.537 --> 00:07:41.207
  • THAT'S GAS TO GET TO THE STORE.HE SAID, YOU HAVE $30.
  • 00:07:41.207 --> 00:07:42.908
  • HE SAID, YOU HAVE $30.I'M AT SAM'S TRYING TO BUY
  • 00:07:42.908 --> 00:07:44.510
  • I'M AT SAM'S TRYING TO BUYGROCERIES.
  • 00:07:44.510 --> 00:07:46.212
  • GROCERIES.Y'ALL, I GET UP THERE TO PAY AND
  • 00:07:46.212 --> 00:07:48.914
  • Y'ALL, I GET UP THERE TO PAY ANDA WAL-MART GIFT CARD FALLS OUT
  • 00:07:48.914 --> 00:07:50.282
  • A WAL-MART GIFT CARD FALLS OUTOF MY WALLET AND THE CASHIER
  • 00:07:50.282 --> 00:07:52.017
  • OF MY WALLET AND THE CASHIERSAID, WHAT'S ON THAT?
  • 00:07:52.017 --> 00:07:54.320
  • SAID, WHAT'S ON THAT?I HAD MORE THAN WHAT I SHOULD
  • 00:07:54.320 --> 00:07:56.489
  • I HAD MORE THAN WHAT I SHOULDHAVE GOT IN THERE.
  • 00:07:56.489 --> 00:07:57.923
  • HAVE GOT IN THERE.I WAS GONNA ASK FOR FORGIVENESS
  • 00:07:57.923 --> 00:08:01.093
  • I WAS GONNA ASK FOR FORGIVENESSLATER CUZ I HAD LIKE $48.19.
  • 00:08:01.093 --> 00:08:02.561
  • LATER CUZ I HAD LIKE $48.19.SHE SCANS THE CARD.
  • 00:08:02.561 --> 00:08:04.563
  • SHE SCANS THE CARD.NOW WHAT WAS ON IT?
  • 00:08:04.563 --> 00:08:05.931
  • NOW WHAT WAS ON IT?$18.19.
  • 00:08:05.931 --> 00:08:07.266
  • $18.19.SO WHAT I PAID WAS THE $30 MY
  • 00:08:07.266 --> 00:08:09.034
  • SO WHAT I PAID WAS THE $30 MYHUSBAND TOLD ME TO BUY.
  • 00:08:09.034 --> 00:08:09.869
  • HUSBAND TOLD ME TO BUY.I'M NOT LYING.
  • 00:08:09.869 --> 00:08:10.936
  • I'M NOT LYING.LAST STORY AND THEN I'M GIVING
  • 00:08:10.936 --> 00:08:11.470
  • LAST STORY AND THEN I'M GIVINGUP THE PODIUM.
  • 00:08:11.470 --> 00:08:14.707
  • UP THE PODIUM.LISTEN, THEN, THE LORD-- I'M
  • 00:08:14.707 --> 00:08:16.709
  • LISTEN, THEN, THE LORD-- I'MFUSSING AGAIN, A WEEK LATER,
  • 00:08:16.709 --> 00:08:18.444
  • FUSSING AGAIN, A WEEK LATER,BECAUSE WE DON'T GET RIGHT, GOD
  • 00:08:18.444 --> 00:08:20.045
  • BECAUSE WE DON'T GET RIGHT, GODBLESSES US AND WE STILL ARE NOT
  • 00:08:20.045 --> 00:08:20.679
  • BLESSES US AND WE STILL ARE NOTSATISFIED.
  • 00:08:20.679 --> 00:08:22.114
  • SATISFIED.I'M FUSSING AND FUSSING.
  • 00:08:22.114 --> 00:08:22.815
  • I'M FUSSING AND FUSSING.HE SAID YOU NEED TO CLEAN UP
  • 00:08:22.815 --> 00:08:23.949
  • HE SAID YOU NEED TO CLEAN UPTHIS APARTMENT.
  • 00:08:23.949 --> 00:08:25.050
  • THIS APARTMENT.YOU ARE NOT BEING DILIGENT AT
  • 00:08:25.050 --> 00:08:25.684
  • YOU ARE NOT BEING DILIGENT ATHOME.
  • 00:08:25.684 --> 00:08:26.552
  • HOME.I GO TO THE BATHROOM, Y'ALL,
  • 00:08:26.552 --> 00:08:27.820
  • I GO TO THE BATHROOM, Y'ALL,CLEAN UP, WE HAD THIS OIL-- LIKE
  • 00:08:27.820 --> 00:08:31.357
  • CLEAN UP, WE HAD THIS OIL-- LIKEAN OIL AROMA THERAPY KIT SOMEONE
  • 00:08:31.357 --> 00:08:32.725
  • AN OIL AROMA THERAPY KIT SOMEONEHAD GOTTEN US, AND I DIDN'T LIKE
  • 00:08:32.725 --> 00:08:34.260
  • HAD GOTTEN US, AND I DIDN'T LIKEANY OF THE SMELLS, I FELT LIKE I
  • 00:08:34.260 --> 00:08:35.561
  • ANY OF THE SMELLS, I FELT LIKE ISHOULD KEEP IT FOR AWHILE JUST
  • 00:08:35.561 --> 00:08:37.363
  • SHOULD KEEP IT FOR AWHILE JUSTTO SAY I DIDN'T THROW AWAY THE
  • 00:08:37.363 --> 00:08:38.931
  • TO SAY I DIDN'T THROW AWAY THEWED WILLING GIFT.
  • 00:08:38.931 --> 00:08:39.832
  • WED WILLING GIFT.IT WAS SITTING THERE.
  • 00:08:39.832 --> 00:08:42.234
  • IT WAS SITTING THERE.AND IT WAS COLLECTING DUST.
  • 00:08:42.234 --> 00:08:43.302
  • AND IT WAS COLLECTING DUST.AND GOD SAID CLEAN THE BATHROOM.
  • 00:08:43.302 --> 00:08:44.970
  • AND GOD SAID CLEAN THE BATHROOM.SO I CLEANED THE BATHROOM.
  • 00:08:44.970 --> 00:08:46.872
  • SO I CLEANED THE BATHROOM.HE SAID, NO, CLEAN THE WHOLE
  • 00:08:46.872 --> 00:08:47.940
  • HE SAID, NO, CLEAN THE WHOLEBATHROOM.
  • 00:08:47.940 --> 00:08:48.641
  • BATHROOM.I DUSTED OFF THIS THING AND
  • 00:08:48.641 --> 00:08:49.341
  • I DUSTED OFF THIS THING ANDBEHIND IT THEY HAD LEFT US A
  • 00:08:49.341 --> 00:08:50.109
  • BEHIND IT THEY HAD LEFT US A$300 CHECK AS OUR WEDDING GIFT.
  • 00:08:50.109 --> 00:08:51.176
  • $300 CHECK AS OUR WEDDING GIFT.NOW, THIS WAS EIGHT MONTHS AFTER
  • 00:08:51.176 --> 00:08:53.946
  • NOW, THIS WAS EIGHT MONTHS AFTEROUR WEDDING.
  • 00:08:53.946 --> 00:08:55.114
  • OUR WEDDING.I'M LIKE, IS THIS STILL GOOD?
  • 00:08:55.114 --> 00:08:56.849
  • I'M LIKE, IS THIS STILL GOOD?I CALLED MY HUSBAND, HE SAID,
  • 00:08:56.849 --> 00:08:57.516
  • I CALLED MY HUSBAND, HE SAID,OH, YEAH, IT'S STILL GOOD.
  • 00:08:57.516 --> 00:08:58.584
  • OH, YEAH, IT'S STILL GOOD.CASH THAT CHECK.
  • 00:08:58.584 --> 00:09:01.086
  • CASH THAT CHECK.AND IT WAS LIKE THE LORD WAS
  • 00:09:01.086 --> 00:09:03.889
  • AND IT WAS LIKE THE LORD WASLIKE, I DON'T NEED YOU TO HELP
  • 00:09:03.889 --> 00:09:05.624
  • LIKE, I DON'T NEED YOU TO HELPME FIX WHATEVER SITUATION YOU'RE
  • 00:09:05.624 --> 00:09:06.492
  • ME FIX WHATEVER SITUATION YOU'REIN.
  • 00:09:06.492 --> 00:09:07.860
  • IN.BECAUSE I'M THE ONE IN CONTROL.
  • 00:09:07.860 --> 00:09:10.095
  • BECAUSE I'M THE ONE IN CONTROL.IF YOU JUST OBEY, THE BLESSINGS
  • 00:09:10.095 --> 00:09:11.997
  • IF YOU JUST OBEY, THE BLESSINGSCAME FROM DOING THE THINGS I WAS
  • 00:09:11.997 --> 00:09:13.465
  • CAME FROM DOING THE THINGS I WASSUPPOSED TO BE DOING ANYWAY.
  • 00:09:13.465 --> 00:09:14.199
  • SUPPOSED TO BE DOING ANYWAY.IT WAS COOKING THE CHICKEN,
  • 00:09:14.199 --> 00:09:15.568
  • IT WAS COOKING THE CHICKEN,RIGHT?
  • 00:09:15.568 --> 00:09:16.402
  • RIGHT?IT WAS CLEANING UP THE DESK,
  • 00:09:16.402 --> 00:09:17.670
  • IT WAS CLEANING UP THE DESK,CLEANING UP THE BATHROOM.
  • 00:09:17.670 --> 00:09:18.804
  • CLEANING UP THE BATHROOM.SUBMITTING TO MY HUSBAND TO WHAT
  • 00:09:18.804 --> 00:09:20.306
  • SUBMITTING TO MY HUSBAND TO WHATWE HAD AGREED UPON, AND GOD
  • 00:09:20.306 --> 00:09:21.674
  • WE HAD AGREED UPON, AND GODSAID, I WILL BE GOD, YOU JUST
  • 00:09:21.674 --> 00:09:23.042
  • SAID, I WILL BE GOD, YOU JUSTOBEY IN THE CAPACITY I'VE GIVEN
  • 00:09:23.042 --> 00:09:24.910
  • OBEY IN THE CAPACITY I'VE GIVENYOU TO OBEY.
  • 00:09:24.910 --> 00:09:26.278
  • YOU TO OBEY.I WANT TO ENCOURAGE ANYBODY
  • 00:09:26.278 --> 00:09:28.380
  • I WANT TO ENCOURAGE ANYBODYTODAY, YOU DON'T NEED TO HELP
  • 00:09:28.380 --> 00:09:29.682
  • TODAY, YOU DON'T NEED TO HELPGOD FIX THE BIG THING.
  • 00:09:29.682 --> 00:09:32.351
  • GOD FIX THE BIG THING.DO THE DAILY THING.
  • 00:09:32.351 --> 00:09:34.019
  • DO THE DAILY THING.THE DILIGENT NEXT THING HE HAS
  • 00:09:34.019 --> 00:09:35.788
  • THE DILIGENT NEXT THING HE HASASKED YOU TO DO, WHICH IS VERY
  • 00:09:35.788 --> 00:09:36.855
  • ASKED YOU TO DO, WHICH IS VERYMUCH WITHIN YOUR EQUIPPING.
  • 00:09:36.855 --> 00:09:37.890
  • MUCH WITHIN YOUR EQUIPPING.BECAUSE HE'S NOT GONNA ASK YOU
  • 00:09:37.890 --> 00:09:39.024
  • BECAUSE HE'S NOT GONNA ASK YOUTO DO SOMETHING HE'S NOT
  • 00:09:39.024 --> 00:09:40.192
  • TO DO SOMETHING HE'S NOTEQUIPPED YOU TO DO, AND YOU'LL
  • 00:09:40.192 --> 00:09:41.794
  • EQUIPPED YOU TO DO, AND YOU'LLBE AMAZED THAT HE DOES THE
  • 00:09:41.794 --> 00:09:43.028
  • BE AMAZED THAT HE DOES THESUPERNATURAL THINGS WHILE YOU DO
  • 00:09:43.028 --> 00:09:46.231
  • SUPERNATURAL THINGS WHILE YOU DOTHE CONSISTENT THINGS.
  • 00:09:46.231 --> 00:09:47.533
  • THE CONSISTENT THINGS.- Karen: I LOVE THAT, JADA.
  • 00:09:47.533 --> 00:09:49.001
  • - Karen: I LOVE THAT, JADA.AND I THINK SOMETIMES THAT
  • 00:09:49.001 --> 00:09:49.969
  • AND I THINK SOMETIMES THATOBEDIENCE MAY NOT MAKE SENSE A
  • 00:09:49.969 --> 00:09:52.338
  • OBEDIENCE MAY NOT MAKE SENSE ALOT OF TIMES.
  • 00:09:52.338 --> 00:09:53.172
  • LOT OF TIMES.I GREW UP IN AN IMMIGRANT HOME.
  • 00:09:53.172 --> 00:09:54.440
  • I GREW UP IN AN IMMIGRANT HOME.I WAS BORN IN INDIA.
  • 00:09:54.440 --> 00:09:55.407
  • I WAS BORN IN INDIA.WE CAME TO AMERICA WHEN I WAS
  • 00:09:55.407 --> 00:09:56.041
  • WE CAME TO AMERICA WHEN I WASTWO.
  • 00:09:56.041 --> 00:09:56.909
  • TWO.I GREW UP IN A HOME WHERE MY
  • 00:09:56.909 --> 00:09:58.477
  • I GREW UP IN A HOME WHERE MYPARENTS WORKED MULTIPLE JOBS
  • 00:09:58.477 --> 00:09:59.945
  • PARENTS WORKED MULTIPLE JOBSJUST TO BE ABLE TO MAKE ENDS
  • 00:09:59.945 --> 00:10:01.680
  • JUST TO BE ABLE TO MAKE ENDSMEETS.
  • 00:10:01.680 --> 00:10:03.482
  • MEETS.WHEN I SAY JUST TO BE ABLE TO
  • 00:10:03.482 --> 00:10:05.217
  • WHEN I SAY JUST TO BE ABLE TOMAKE ENDS MEET, LIKE GOING TO
  • 00:10:05.217 --> 00:10:06.752
  • MAKE ENDS MEET, LIKE GOING TOWENDY'S WAS AN EXTRAVAGANCE.
  • 00:10:06.752 --> 00:10:08.887
  • WENDY'S WAS AN EXTRAVAGANCE.WE COULDN'T AFFORD WENDY'S, WE
  • 00:10:08.887 --> 00:10:11.223
  • WE COULDN'T AFFORD WENDY'S, WEWERE LIKE THE 99-CENT MENU.
  • 00:10:11.223 --> 00:10:12.224
  • WERE LIKE THE 99-CENT MENU.MC DONALD'S AND WE SHARED THAT.
  • 00:10:12.224 --> 00:10:13.692
  • MC DONALD'S AND WE SHARED THAT.SO WE GREW UP WITH REALLY BEING
  • 00:10:13.692 --> 00:10:17.963
  • SO WE GREW UP WITH REALLY BEINGWISE WITH WHAT WE HAD.
  • 00:10:17.963 --> 00:10:19.198
  • WISE WITH WHAT WE HAD.BUT I REMEMBER SEEING MY
  • 00:10:19.198 --> 00:10:19.965
  • BUT I REMEMBER SEEING MYPARENTS, EVEN AS A YOUNG KID, BE
  • 00:10:19.965 --> 00:10:21.367
  • PARENTS, EVEN AS A YOUNG KID, BEOBEDIENT TO WHAT GOD WAS ASKING
  • 00:10:21.367 --> 00:10:23.969
  • OBEDIENT TO WHAT GOD WAS ASKINGTHEM TO DO.
  • 00:10:23.969 --> 00:10:26.271
  • THEM TO DO.I WOULD SEE THEM GIVING THEIR
  • 00:10:26.271 --> 00:10:26.972
  • I WOULD SEE THEM GIVING THEIRMONEY AWAY TO HELP PASTORS IN
  • 00:10:26.972 --> 00:10:28.273
  • MONEY AWAY TO HELP PASTORS ININDIA.
  • 00:10:28.273 --> 00:10:31.276
  • INDIA.OR I WOULD SEE THEM HOUSING
  • 00:10:31.276 --> 00:10:33.812
  • OR I WOULD SEE THEM HOUSINGPASTORS THAT WERE COMING FROM
  • 00:10:33.812 --> 00:10:34.647
  • PASTORS THAT WERE COMING FROMOVERSEAS OR STUDENTS AT THE
  • 00:10:34.647 --> 00:10:35.481
  • OVERSEAS OR STUDENTS AT THELOCAL BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEY
  • 00:10:35.481 --> 00:10:36.215
  • LOCAL BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEYWOULD BRING THEM HOME AND FEED
  • 00:10:36.215 --> 00:10:38.917
  • WOULD BRING THEM HOME AND FEEDTHEM.
  • 00:10:38.917 --> 00:10:40.452
  • THEM.I'M LIKE, WE HAVE NO MONEY.
  • 00:10:40.452 --> 00:10:41.920
  • I'M LIKE, WE HAVE NO MONEY.WHAT ON EARTH?
  • 00:10:41.920 --> 00:10:42.554
  • WHAT ON EARTH?YOU ARE GIVING?
  • 00:10:42.554 --> 00:10:43.122
  • YOU ARE GIVING?WHEN WE HAVE NOTHING.
  • 00:10:43.122 --> 00:10:44.123
  • WHEN WE HAVE NOTHING.I REMEMBER MY MOM AND MY DAD
  • 00:10:44.123 --> 00:10:46.425
  • I REMEMBER MY MOM AND MY DADTHEY WOULD GET UP EVERY MORNING
  • 00:10:46.425 --> 00:10:47.159
  • THEY WOULD GET UP EVERY MORNINGAT 5 A.M. AND I WOULD SEE THEM
  • 00:10:47.159 --> 00:10:49.895
  • AT 5 A.M. AND I WOULD SEE THEMPRAY.
  • 00:10:49.895 --> 00:10:51.030
  • PRAY.I REMEMBER MY DAD SAYING, WE
  • 00:10:51.030 --> 00:10:52.898
  • I REMEMBER MY DAD SAYING, WELIVE BY FAITH.
  • 00:10:52.898 --> 00:10:53.732
  • LIVE BY FAITH.WE LIVE IN OBEDIENCE TO GOD AND
  • 00:10:53.732 --> 00:10:54.500
  • WE LIVE IN OBEDIENCE TO GOD ANDWE LIVE BY FAITH KNOWING THAT HE
  • 00:10:54.500 --> 00:10:54.933
  • WE LIVE BY FAITH KNOWING THAT HEWILL PROVIDE.
  • 00:10:54.933 --> 00:10:58.237
  • WILL PROVIDE.AND YOU GUYS, NOW, ALL THESE
  • 00:10:58.237 --> 00:10:59.004
  • AND YOU GUYS, NOW, ALL THESEYEARS LATER, I LOOK BACK AND I'M
  • 00:10:59.004 --> 00:10:59.738
  • YEARS LATER, I LOOK BACK AND I'MSO GRATEFUL FOR THOSE YEARS OF
  • 00:10:59.738 --> 00:11:00.239
  • SO GRATEFUL FOR THOSE YEARS OFSACRIFICE.
  • 00:11:00.239 --> 00:11:02.441
  • SACRIFICE.I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR MY PARENTS
  • 00:11:02.441 --> 00:11:03.375
  • I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR MY PARENTSMODELING WHAT THEY DID FOR US
  • 00:11:03.375 --> 00:11:04.576
  • MODELING WHAT THEY DID FOR USBECAUSE IT SHOWED ME TO LOOK TO
  • 00:11:04.576 --> 00:11:05.277
  • BECAUSE IT SHOWED ME TO LOOK TOJESUS AS MY ANSWER.
  • 00:11:05.277 --> 00:11:07.713
  • JESUS AS MY ANSWER.FAST FORWARD TO WHEN WE WERE
  • 00:11:07.713 --> 00:11:10.416
  • FAST FORWARD TO WHEN WE WEREJUST MARRIED, IT WAS PROBABLY A
  • 00:11:10.416 --> 00:11:13.218
  • JUST MARRIED, IT WAS PROBABLY ACOUPLE YEARS IN BECAUSE WE HAD
  • 00:11:13.218 --> 00:11:15.220
  • COUPLE YEARS IN BECAUSE WE HADJUST HAD OUR DAUGHTER.
  • 00:11:15.220 --> 00:11:16.922
  • JUST HAD OUR DAUGHTER.AND AT THE TIME, JADA, LIKE YOU,
  • 00:11:16.922 --> 00:11:17.690
  • AND AT THE TIME, JADA, LIKE YOU,I WAS MAKING MORE MONEY THAN MY
  • 00:11:17.690 --> 00:11:19.925
  • I WAS MAKING MORE MONEY THAN MYHUSBAND.
  • 00:11:19.925 --> 00:11:23.896
  • HUSBAND.AND SHE WAS BORN A MONTH EARLY.
  • 00:11:23.896 --> 00:11:25.197
  • AND SHE WAS BORN A MONTH EARLY.SHE WAS A PREMIE.
  • 00:11:25.197 --> 00:11:25.898
  • SHE WAS A PREMIE.SHE HAD SOME FEEDING ISSUES.
  • 00:11:25.898 --> 00:11:26.598
  • SHE HAD SOME FEEDING ISSUES.BUT MY PLAN, BECAUSE I SAID I
  • 00:11:26.598 --> 00:11:27.332
  • BUT MY PLAN, BECAUSE I SAID IWOULD NEVER BE A STAY AT HOME
  • 00:11:27.332 --> 00:11:28.100
  • WOULD NEVER BE A STAY AT HOMEMOM, MY PLAN WAS TO GO BACK TO
  • 00:11:28.100 --> 00:11:28.400
  • MOM, MY PLAN WAS TO GO BACK TOWORK.
  • 00:11:28.400 --> 00:11:29.001
  • WORK.AND I REMEMBER THE LORD
  • 00:11:29.001 --> 00:11:29.768
  • AND I REMEMBER THE LORDSPECIFICALLY SAYING, NO, YOU'RE
  • 00:11:29.768 --> 00:11:32.938
  • SPECIFICALLY SAYING, NO, YOU'REGONNA STAY HOME.
  • 00:11:32.938 --> 00:11:33.672
  • GONNA STAY HOME.I WAS LIKE, ARE YOU KIDDING ME
  • 00:11:33.672 --> 00:11:34.073
  • I WAS LIKE, ARE YOU KIDDING MERIGHT NOW?
  • 00:11:34.073 --> 00:11:35.307
  • RIGHT NOW?LIKE NO, THAT'S THE LAST THING I
  • 00:11:35.307 --> 00:11:35.841
  • LIKE NO, THAT'S THE LAST THING IWANT TO DO.
  • 00:11:35.841 --> 00:11:36.575
  • WANT TO DO.SO I DISOBEYED AND I ACTUALLY
  • 00:11:36.575 --> 00:11:39.778
  • SO I DISOBEYED AND I ACTUALLYWENT BACK TO WORK.
  • 00:11:39.778 --> 00:11:40.946
  • WENT BACK TO WORK.WHEN I WENT BACK TO WORK, I
  • 00:11:40.946 --> 00:11:42.514
  • WHEN I WENT BACK TO WORK, IWOULD LEAVE MY DAUGHTER WITH MY
  • 00:11:42.514 --> 00:11:43.615
  • WOULD LEAVE MY DAUGHTER WITH MYMOM, WHICH WAS A GREAT THING TO
  • 00:11:43.615 --> 00:11:47.219
  • MOM, WHICH WAS A GREAT THING TOHAVE YOUR MOM THERE.
  • 00:11:47.219 --> 00:11:47.953
  • HAVE YOUR MOM THERE.BUT SHE WAS HAVING A HARD TIME
  • 00:11:47.953 --> 00:11:48.754
  • BUT SHE WAS HAVING A HARD TIMETHERE BECAUSE THE THE PREMIE
  • 00:11:48.754 --> 00:11:49.555
  • THERE BECAUSE THE THE PREMIEISSUES, SHE JUST HAD A HARD TIME
  • 00:11:49.555 --> 00:11:50.322
  • ISSUES, SHE JUST HAD A HARD TIMEEATING AND SHE HAD A HARD TIME
  • 00:11:50.322 --> 00:11:55.360
  • EATING AND SHE HAD A HARD TIMESLEEPING.
  • 00:11:55.360 --> 00:11:56.028
  • SLEEPING.SHE WAS THROWING UP A LOT.
  • 00:11:56.028 --> 00:11:56.829
  • SHE WAS THROWING UP A LOT.IT WAS A LOT OF THINGS.
  • 00:11:56.829 --> 00:11:57.463
  • IT WAS A LOT OF THINGS.SHE NEEDED THE ME HOME.
  • 00:11:57.463 --> 00:11:58.230
  • SHE NEEDED THE ME HOME.SO I SAW THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD
  • 00:11:58.230 --> 00:11:59.098
  • SO I SAW THE FAITHFULNESS OF GODTHEN, TOO.
  • 00:11:59.098 --> 00:11:59.865
  • THEN, TOO.OH, MY GOODNESS, I DID DISOBEY
  • 00:11:59.865 --> 00:12:00.833
  • OH, MY GOODNESS, I DID DISOBEYYOU BUT YOU'VE BEEN FAITHFUL TO
  • 00:12:00.833 --> 00:12:01.667
  • YOU BUT YOU'VE BEEN FAITHFUL TOSHOW ME WHERE I DO NEED TO GET
  • 00:12:01.667 --> 00:12:02.968
  • SHOW ME WHERE I DO NEED TO GETBACK ON TRACK.
  • 00:12:02.968 --> 00:12:04.002
  • BACK ON TRACK.I DO NEED TO GET BACK ON TRACK
  • 00:12:04.002 --> 00:12:05.270
  • I DO NEED TO GET BACK ON TRACKAND COME HOME AND I HAVE TO
  • 00:12:05.270 --> 00:12:07.172
  • AND COME HOME AND I HAVE TOTRUST THAT YOU ARE THE ANSWER,
  • 00:12:07.172 --> 00:12:09.141
  • TRUST THAT YOU ARE THE ANSWER,THAT YOU HAVE A WAY.
  • 00:12:09.141 --> 00:12:10.242
  • THAT YOU HAVE A WAY.FINANCIALLY NONE OF THIS MAKES
  • 00:12:10.242 --> 00:12:11.343
  • FINANCIALLY NONE OF THIS MAKESSENSE.
  • 00:12:11.343 --> 00:12:12.244
  • SENSE.THE NUMBERS DO NOT ADD UP FOR ME
  • 00:12:12.244 --> 00:12:14.346
  • THE NUMBERS DO NOT ADD UP FOR METO STAY HOME AND FOR HIM TO GO
  • 00:12:14.346 --> 00:12:16.115
  • TO STAY HOME AND FOR HIM TO GOTO WORK AND STAY AT WORK.
  • 00:12:16.115 --> 00:12:18.484
  • TO WORK AND STAY AT WORK.I HAVE NO IDEA BECAUSE IT WAS
  • 00:12:18.484 --> 00:12:19.685
  • I HAVE NO IDEA BECAUSE IT WASSEVEN MONTHS FROM THE TIME SHE
  • 00:12:19.685 --> 00:12:21.353
  • SEVEN MONTHS FROM THE TIME SHEWAS BORN UNTIL MY HUSBAND GOT A
  • 00:12:21.353 --> 00:12:22.654
  • WAS BORN UNTIL MY HUSBAND GOT ANEW JOB THAT PAID ALMOST DOUBLE
  • 00:12:22.654 --> 00:12:24.389
  • NEW JOB THAT PAID ALMOST DOUBLEWHAT HE WAS MAKING AT THE TIME.
  • 00:12:24.389 --> 00:12:26.091
  • WHAT HE WAS MAKING AT THE TIME.BUT IN THOSE SEVEN MONTHS I HAVE
  • 00:12:26.091 --> 00:12:28.694
  • BUT IN THOSE SEVEN MONTHS I HAVENO IDEA HOW WE MADE ENDS MEET
  • 00:12:28.694 --> 00:12:29.595
  • NO IDEA HOW WE MADE ENDS MEETOTHER THAN THE FAITHFULNESS OF
  • 00:12:29.595 --> 00:12:30.763
  • OTHER THAN THE FAITHFULNESS OFGOD.
  • 00:12:30.763 --> 00:12:32.498
  • GOD.AND HE DID, HE CAME THROUGH.
  • 00:12:32.498 --> 00:12:33.665
  • AND HE DID, HE CAME THROUGH.I THINK THAT IS THE MOST
  • 00:12:33.665 --> 00:12:34.500
  • I THINK THAT IS THE MOSTIMPORTANT THING.
  • 00:12:34.500 --> 00:12:35.834
  • IMPORTANT THING.A LOT OF TIMES WE ARE SO BUSY
  • 00:12:35.834 --> 00:12:36.635
  • A LOT OF TIMES WE ARE SO BUSYLOOKING AROUND.
  • 00:12:36.635 --> 00:12:37.903
  • LOOKING AROUND.I THINK ESPECIALLY IN THIS TIME
  • 00:12:37.903 --> 00:12:39.204
  • I THINK ESPECIALLY IN THIS TIMEWE'RE LOOKING AROUND US, WE ARE
  • 00:12:39.204 --> 00:12:40.005
  • WE'RE LOOKING AROUND US, WE ARELOOKING AT ALL THE THINGS AND
  • 00:12:40.005 --> 00:12:41.073
  • LOOKING AT ALL THE THINGS ANDTHE WHAT IFS AND THE WORRY AND
  • 00:12:41.073 --> 00:12:43.408
  • THE WHAT IFS AND THE WORRY ANDTHE UNCERTAINTY OF LIFE AND THE
  • 00:12:43.408 --> 00:12:45.043
  • THE UNCERTAINTY OF LIFE AND THEGRIEF WE HAVE AND WE FORGET NOT
  • 00:12:45.043 --> 00:12:48.113
  • GRIEF WE HAVE AND WE FORGET NOTTO LOOK OUT AND WE FORGET NOT
  • 00:12:48.113 --> 00:12:50.282
  • TO LOOK OUT AND WE FORGET NOTEVEN TO LOOK IN BECAUSE WE DON'T
  • 00:12:50.282 --> 00:12:52.551
  • EVEN TO LOOK IN BECAUSE WE DON'THAVE ANYTHING WITHOUT HIM IN US.
  • 00:12:52.551 --> 00:12:54.052
  • HAVE ANYTHING WITHOUT HIM IN US.WE NEED TO LOOK UP.
  • 00:12:54.052 --> 00:12:54.920
  • WE NEED TO LOOK UP.I LOVE WHAT PSALM 121 SAYS.
  • 00:12:54.920 --> 00:12:56.522
  • I LOVE WHAT PSALM 121 SAYS.I WILL LIFT MY EYES UP TO THE
  • 00:12:56.522 --> 00:12:57.790
  • I WILL LIFT MY EYES UP TO THEHILLS.
  • 00:12:57.790 --> 00:13:00.025
  • HILLS.WHERE DOES MY HELP COME FROM?
  • 00:13:00.025 --> 00:13:02.728
  • WHERE DOES MY HELP COME FROM?MY HELP COMES FROM THE LORD, THE
  • 00:13:02.728 --> 00:13:04.062
  • MY HELP COMES FROM THE LORD, THEMAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH.
  • 00:13:04.062 --> 00:13:06.331
  • MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH.I LOVE THAT WE CAN LOOK TO HIM
  • 00:13:06.331 --> 00:13:07.566
  • I LOVE THAT WE CAN LOOK TO HIMFOR ANYTHING WE NEED.
  • 00:13:07.566 --> 00:13:09.701
  • FOR ANYTHING WE NEED.- Laurie: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:13:09.701 --> 00:13:13.338
  • - Laurie: I LOVE THAT.WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT THE
  • 00:13:13.338 --> 00:13:14.973
  • WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT THEFAITHFULNESS OF GOD, EVERYBODY
  • 00:13:14.973 --> 00:13:17.242
  • FAITHFULNESS OF GOD, EVERYBODYIS WALKING.
  • 00:13:17.242 --> 00:13:19.311
  • IS WALKING.WE ALL HAVE OUR PATH TO WALK.
  • 00:13:19.311 --> 00:13:21.480
  • WE ALL HAVE OUR PATH TO WALK.AND I THINK MAYBE THIS TIME A
  • 00:13:21.480 --> 00:13:22.214
  • AND I THINK MAYBE THIS TIME ALOT OF PEOPLE ARE SAYING, WHAT
  • 00:13:22.214 --> 00:13:23.048
  • LOT OF PEOPLE ARE SAYING, WHATAM I SUPPOSED TO DO?
  • 00:13:23.048 --> 00:13:25.551
  • AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?
  • 00:13:25.551 --> 00:13:26.118
  • WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?WHAT'S THE NECK STEP?
  • 00:13:26.118 --> 00:13:27.853
  • WHAT'S THE NECK STEP?I THINK SOMETIMES THE LORD TELLS
  • 00:13:27.853 --> 00:13:29.688
  • I THINK SOMETIMES THE LORD TELLSUS, WHY DON'T YOU JUST GO DO
  • 00:13:29.688 --> 00:13:30.622
  • US, WHY DON'T YOU JUST GO DOWHAT I TOLD YOU TO DO THE LAST
  • 00:13:30.622 --> 00:13:33.091
  • WHAT I TOLD YOU TO DO THE LASTTIME.
  • 00:13:33.091 --> 00:13:35.060
  • TIME.DO THE LAST THING I TOLD YOU TO
  • 00:13:35.060 --> 00:13:40.699
  • DO THE LAST THING I TOLD YOU TODO BEFORE YOU CAN MOVE AHEAD.
  • 00:13:40.699 --> 00:13:42.367
  • DO BEFORE YOU CAN MOVE AHEAD.THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY TIMES
  • 00:13:42.367 --> 00:13:45.571
  • THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY TIMESWHERE GOD HAS TAKEN YOU TO THAT
  • 00:13:45.571 --> 00:13:46.305
  • WHERE GOD HAS TAKEN YOU TO THATPROMISE OR TO THAT DOOR OR TO
  • 00:13:46.305 --> 00:13:51.777
  • PROMISE OR TO THAT DOOR OR TOTHAT STEP AND I REMEMBER WHEN WE
  • 00:13:51.777 --> 00:13:54.146
  • THAT STEP AND I REMEMBER WHEN WEMOVED TO HOLLYWOOD TO DO MOVIES
  • 00:13:54.146 --> 00:13:54.980
  • MOVED TO HOLLYWOOD TO DO MOVIESBACK IN 1995 AND WE GOT UP THERE
  • 00:13:54.980 --> 00:13:56.949
  • BACK IN 1995 AND WE GOT UP THEREJUST MIRACULOUSLY.
  • 00:13:56.949 --> 00:14:00.285
  • JUST MIRACULOUSLY.GOD JUST DID IT.
  • 00:14:00.285 --> 00:14:01.320
  • GOD JUST DID IT.HE DOESN'T NEED OUR HELP IN
  • 00:14:01.320 --> 00:14:02.621
  • HE DOESN'T NEED OUR HELP INTAKING CARE OF US.
  • 00:14:02.621 --> 00:14:07.759
  • TAKING CARE OF US.AND THAT IS SO CLEAR TO ME.
  • 00:14:07.759 --> 00:14:10.629
  • AND THAT IS SO CLEAR TO ME.BECAUSE HE WILL DO IT NORMALLY
  • 00:14:10.629 --> 00:14:13.599
  • BECAUSE HE WILL DO IT NORMALLYIN A WAY THAT YOU CAN NEVER
  • 00:14:13.599 --> 00:14:17.369
  • IN A WAY THAT YOU CAN NEVERFIGURE OUT HOW GOD I DON'T THINK
  • 00:14:17.369 --> 00:14:19.471
  • FIGURE OUT HOW GOD I DON'T THINKIS GONNA DO IT.
  • 00:14:19.471 --> 00:14:20.505
  • IS GONNA DO IT.HE DOES SOMETHING THAT JUST
  • 00:14:20.505 --> 00:14:21.974
  • HE DOES SOMETHING THAT JUSTBLOWS YOUR MIND
  • 00:14:21.974 --> 00:14:23.976
  • BLOWS YOUR MINDAND I REMEMBER GETTING UP THERE.
  • 00:14:23.976 --> 00:14:25.043
  • AND I REMEMBER GETTING UP THERE.WE DIDN'T HAVE A DIME.
  • 00:14:25.043 --> 00:14:26.578
  • WE DIDN'T HAVE A DIME.NOT JUST A DIME.
  • 00:14:26.578 --> 00:14:28.847
  • NOT JUST A DIME.WE HAD GOTTEN INTO THE PLACE WE
  • 00:14:28.847 --> 00:14:30.082
  • WE HAD GOTTEN INTO THE PLACE WEWERE SUPPOSED TO BE.
  • 00:14:30.082 --> 00:14:31.316
  • WERE SUPPOSED TO BE.WE HAD THE VISION, WE HAD THE
  • 00:14:31.316 --> 00:14:32.017
  • WE HAD THE VISION, WE HAD THEWHOLE THING.
  • 00:14:32.017 --> 00:14:35.721
  • WHOLE THING.WE DIDN'T HAVE A DIME.
  • 00:14:35.721 --> 00:14:37.389
  • WE DIDN'T HAVE A DIME.AND I REMEMBER CALLING A FRIEND
  • 00:14:37.389 --> 00:14:38.824
  • AND I REMEMBER CALLING A FRIENDOF OURS, KIM CLEMENT, AND I JUST
  • 00:14:38.824 --> 00:14:42.327
  • OF OURS, KIM CLEMENT, AND I JUSTBURST OUT CRYING ON THE PHONE.
  • 00:14:42.327 --> 00:14:43.729
  • BURST OUT CRYING ON THE PHONE.AND I SAID, WE HAVE NOTHING TO
  • 00:14:43.729 --> 00:14:47.499
  • AND I SAID, WE HAVE NOTHING TOSUSTAIN US HERE.
  • 00:14:47.499 --> 00:14:49.568
  • SUSTAIN US HERE.AND HE SAID, LAURIE, HE SAID
  • 00:14:49.568 --> 00:14:51.036
  • AND HE SAID, LAURIE, HE SAIDWOULD GOD HAVE CALLED YOU UP
  • 00:14:51.036 --> 00:14:53.305
  • WOULD GOD HAVE CALLED YOU UPTHERE TO LEAVE YOU?
  • 00:14:53.305 --> 00:14:54.339
  • THERE TO LEAVE YOU?HE WOULDN'T DO THAT TO YOU.
  • 00:14:54.339 --> 00:14:56.174
  • HE WOULDN'T DO THAT TO YOU.WOULD HE CALL YOU INTO THIS
  • 00:14:56.174 --> 00:14:57.442
  • WOULD HE CALL YOU INTO THISPANDEMIC?
  • 00:14:57.442 --> 00:14:58.710
  • PANDEMIC?WOULD HE CALL YOU INTO YOUR
  • 00:14:58.710 --> 00:15:00.612
  • WOULD HE CALL YOU INTO YOURCIRCUMSTANCES RIGHT NOW AND
  • 00:15:00.612 --> 00:15:02.481
  • CIRCUMSTANCES RIGHT NOW ANDLEAVE YOU?
  • 00:15:02.481 --> 00:15:03.715
  • LEAVE YOU?NO.
  • 00:15:03.715 --> 00:15:05.150
  • NO.HE'S NOT GONNA DO IT.
  • 00:15:05.150 --> 00:15:06.685
  • HE'S NOT GONNA DO IT.HE IS GOING TO PROVIDE.
  • 00:15:06.685 --> 00:15:08.420
  • HE IS GOING TO PROVIDE.HE SAID I WILL GIVE YOU-- GIVE
  • 00:15:08.420 --> 00:15:10.122
  • HE SAID I WILL GIVE YOU-- GIVEUS THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD.
  • 00:15:10.122 --> 00:15:11.890
  • US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD.AND THAT'S ALL HE WANTS.
  • 00:15:11.890 --> 00:15:13.992
  • AND THAT'S ALL HE WANTS.DON'T TAKE CARE FOR TOMORROW
  • 00:15:13.992 --> 00:15:17.129
  • DON'T TAKE CARE FOR TOMORROWWHAT YOU EAT OR DRINK OR WHAT
  • 00:15:17.129 --> 00:15:19.264
  • WHAT YOU EAT OR DRINK OR WHATYOU ARE GONNA WEAR.
  • 00:15:19.264 --> 00:15:20.732
  • YOU ARE GONNA WEAR.I'LL GIVE YOU, IF YOU SEEK FIRST
  • 00:15:20.732 --> 00:15:22.234
  • I'LL GIVE YOU, IF YOU SEEK FIRSTMY KINGDOM I'LL ADD ALL OF THIS
  • 00:15:22.234 --> 00:15:24.036
  • MY KINGDOM I'LL ADD ALL OF THISBACK TO YOU.
  • 00:15:24.036 --> 00:15:25.470
  • BACK TO YOU.- Lisa: I TOTALLY LOVE THAT
  • 00:15:25.470 --> 00:15:26.204
  • - Lisa: I TOTALLY LOVE THATWE'RE ALL SHARING THESE SEED
  • 00:15:26.204 --> 00:15:28.273
  • WE'RE ALL SHARING THESE SEEDSTORIES.
  • 00:15:28.273 --> 00:15:29.975
  • STORIES.ONE OF THE THINGS GOD GAVE ME AT
  • 00:15:29.975 --> 00:15:32.077
  • ONE OF THE THINGS GOD GAVE ME ATTHE VERY BEGINNING OF THIS WAS
  • 00:15:32.077 --> 00:15:33.512
  • THE VERY BEGINNING OF THIS WASTHE PROMISE OF ISAIAH CHAPTER 3
  • 00:15:33.512 --> 00:15:36.014
  • THE PROMISE OF ISAIAH CHAPTER 3VERSES 10.
  • 00:15:36.014 --> 00:15:39.318
  • VERSES 10.IT SAYS, TELL THE RIGHTEOUS IT
  • 00:15:39.318 --> 00:15:40.485
  • IT SAYS, TELL THE RIGHTEOUS ITSHALL BE WELL WITH THEM.
  • 00:15:40.485 --> 00:15:41.453
  • SHALL BE WELL WITH THEM.FOR THEY WILL EAT THE FRUIT OF
  • 00:15:41.453 --> 00:15:43.188
  • FOR THEY WILL EAT THE FRUIT OFTHEIR DEEDS.
  • 00:15:43.188 --> 00:15:46.224
  • THEIR DEEDS.AND THIS IS A TIME PERIOD WHERE
  • 00:15:46.224 --> 00:15:47.993
  • AND THIS IS A TIME PERIOD WHEREOUR DEEDS BECOME SEEDS FOR THE
  • 00:15:47.993 --> 00:15:50.829
  • OUR DEEDS BECOME SEEDS FOR THENEXT TIME PERIOD.
  • 00:15:50.829 --> 00:15:52.831
  • NEXT TIME PERIOD.I AM IMMEDIATELY THINKING BACK
  • 00:15:52.831 --> 00:15:53.799
  • I AM IMMEDIATELY THINKING BACKTO A TIME I WAS PREGNANT WITH MY
  • 00:15:53.799 --> 00:15:55.367
  • TO A TIME I WAS PREGNANT WITH MYTHIRD SON.
  • 00:15:55.367 --> 00:15:56.501
  • THIRD SON.I HAD JUST FOUND OUT I WAS
  • 00:15:56.501 --> 00:15:58.003
  • I HAD JUST FOUND OUT I WASPREGNANT.
  • 00:15:58.003 --> 00:15:58.770
  • PREGNANT.I DECIDED TO SURPRISE JOHN IN
  • 00:15:58.770 --> 00:16:02.174
  • I DECIDED TO SURPRISE JOHN INFRONT OF OTHER PEOPLE, BECAUSE I
  • 00:16:02.174 --> 00:16:03.542
  • FRONT OF OTHER PEOPLE, BECAUSE IKNEW HE WAS NOT GOING TO TAKE IT
  • 00:16:03.542 --> 00:16:04.409
  • KNEW HE WAS NOT GOING TO TAKE ITWELL.
  • 00:16:04.409 --> 00:16:05.777
  • WELL.I REMEMBER BEING AT SPAGHETTI
  • 00:16:05.777 --> 00:16:07.913
  • I REMEMBER BEING AT SPAGHETTIWAREHOUSE AND THEY CAME AND SANG
  • 00:16:07.913 --> 00:16:09.281
  • WAREHOUSE AND THEY CAME AND SANGHAPPY BABY TO YOU, AND JOHN WAS
  • 00:16:09.281 --> 00:16:10.816
  • HAPPY BABY TO YOU, AND JOHN WASLIKE, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?
  • 00:16:10.816 --> 00:16:12.084
  • LIKE, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?
  • 00:16:12.084 --> 00:16:12.985
  • WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?OKAY.
  • 00:16:12.985 --> 00:16:16.288
  • OKAY.THIS WAS A JOINT EFFORT.
  • 00:16:16.288 --> 00:16:18.557
  • THIS WAS A JOINT EFFORT.WE WENT FROM THERE TO A PLACE
  • 00:16:18.557 --> 00:16:22.361
  • WE WENT FROM THERE TO A PLACEWHERE WE WERE PREACHING AND WE
  • 00:16:22.361 --> 00:16:23.996
  • WHERE WE WERE PREACHING AND WEPROBABLY LOOKED SO PITIFUL.
  • 00:16:23.996 --> 00:16:25.330
  • PROBABLY LOOKED SO PITIFUL.SOMEBODY GAVE ME A $100 BILL.
  • 00:16:25.330 --> 00:16:26.898
  • SOMEBODY GAVE ME A $100 BILL.I WAS SO EXCITED.
  • 00:16:26.898 --> 00:16:27.699
  • I WAS SO EXCITED.I HAD IT LIKE IN MY SWEATY
  • 00:16:27.699 --> 00:16:29.835
  • I HAD IT LIKE IN MY SWEATYHANDS.
  • 00:16:29.835 --> 00:16:31.303
  • HANDS.I WAS LIKE, I HAVE $100.
  • 00:16:31.303 --> 00:16:33.171
  • I WAS LIKE, I HAVE $100.WE HAD NO INSURANCE.
  • 00:16:33.171 --> 00:16:36.208
  • WE HAD NO INSURANCE.WE HAD NO REGULAR INCOME AND
  • 00:16:36.208 --> 00:16:38.076
  • WE HAD NO REGULAR INCOME ANDTHIS MISSIONARY GETS UP AND
  • 00:16:38.076 --> 00:16:40.112
  • THIS MISSIONARY GETS UP ANDSTARTS TALKING ABOUT HAITI.
  • 00:16:40.112 --> 00:16:40.879
  • STARTS TALKING ABOUT HAITI.I WAS THINKING, SHUT UP, SHUT
  • 00:16:40.879 --> 00:16:42.447
  • I WAS THINKING, SHUT UP, SHUTUP.
  • 00:16:42.447 --> 00:16:43.915
  • UP.NO, NO, GOD, DON'T MAKE ME GIVE
  • 00:16:43.915 --> 00:16:46.818
  • NO, NO, GOD, DON'T MAKE ME GIVETHE $100.
  • 00:16:46.818 --> 00:16:49.588
  • THE $100.AND SO GOD WAS LIKE, SOW IT.
  • 00:16:49.588 --> 00:16:51.223
  • AND SO GOD WAS LIKE, SOW IT.I WAS LIKE NO.
  • 00:16:51.223 --> 00:16:52.991
  • I WAS LIKE NO.HE ONLY GETS TEN DOLLARS.
  • 00:16:52.991 --> 00:16:54.359
  • HE ONLY GETS TEN DOLLARS.HE ONLY GETS A TITHE.
  • 00:16:54.359 --> 00:16:57.396
  • HE ONLY GETS A TITHE.AND THIS IS EMBARRASSING BUT
  • 00:16:57.396 --> 00:16:58.530
  • AND THIS IS EMBARRASSING BUTTRUE.
  • 00:16:58.530 --> 00:16:59.564
  • TRUE.WHEN THE OFFERING BUCKET CAME I
  • 00:16:59.564 --> 00:17:00.966
  • WHEN THE OFFERING BUCKET CAME ILOOKED FOR CHANGE.
  • 00:17:00.966 --> 00:17:02.300
  • LOOKED FOR CHANGE.I THOUGHT, I'M PUTTING THE $100
  • 00:17:02.300 --> 00:17:03.869
  • I THOUGHT, I'M PUTTING THE $100IN IT AND I'M GONNA PULL CHANGE
  • 00:17:03.869 --> 00:17:05.070
  • IN IT AND I'M GONNA PULL CHANGEOUT.
  • 00:17:05.070 --> 00:17:07.105
  • OUT.BUT I HEARD THE SPIRIT OF GOD
  • 00:17:07.105 --> 00:17:10.075
  • BUT I HEARD THE SPIRIT OF GODSAY, LISA, THAT HUNDRED DOLLARS
  • 00:17:10.075 --> 00:17:11.977
  • SAY, LISA, THAT HUNDRED DOLLARSIS NOT GONNA PAY FOR YOU TO HAVE
  • 00:17:11.977 --> 00:17:13.879
  • IS NOT GONNA PAY FOR YOU TO HAVEALEXANDER BUT THE SEED OF THAT
  • 00:17:13.879 --> 00:17:16.648
  • ALEXANDER BUT THE SEED OF THATHUNDRED DOLLARS WILL.
  • 00:17:16.648 --> 00:17:19.384
  • HUNDRED DOLLARS WILL.SOW IT.
  • 00:17:19.384 --> 00:17:21.186
  • SOW IT.SO I GAVE THE WHOLE HUNDRED
  • 00:17:21.186 --> 00:17:22.654
  • SO I GAVE THE WHOLE HUNDREDDOLLARS.
  • 00:17:22.654 --> 00:17:24.890
  • DOLLARS.I REMEMBER THINKING, I HAVE LOST
  • 00:17:24.890 --> 00:17:26.358
  • I REMEMBER THINKING, I HAVE LOSTMY MIND.
  • 00:17:26.358 --> 00:17:28.593
  • MY MIND.THIS WAS PREGNANCY BRAIN.
  • 00:17:28.593 --> 00:17:31.530
  • THIS WAS PREGNANCY BRAIN.WE CAME HOME AND THERE WAS A
  • 00:17:31.530 --> 00:17:32.697
  • WE CAME HOME AND THERE WAS AMESSAGE ON MY ANSWERING MACHINE
  • 00:17:32.697 --> 00:17:34.299
  • MESSAGE ON MY ANSWERING MACHINEAND THEY ASKED ME TO DO
  • 00:17:34.299 --> 00:17:37.135
  • AND THEY ASKED ME TO DOTELEVISION MAKE UP AND THEY SAID
  • 00:17:37.135 --> 00:17:38.837
  • TELEVISION MAKE UP AND THEY SAIDWE'RE GONNA PAID YOU $250 A DAY.
  • 00:17:38.837 --> 00:17:41.406
  • WE'RE GONNA PAID YOU $250 A DAY.AND THAT WAS A THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  • 00:17:41.406 --> 00:17:44.209
  • AND THAT WAS A THOUSAND DOLLARS.BUT IT STILL WASN'T ENOUGH.
  • 00:17:44.209 --> 00:17:45.911
  • BUT IT STILL WASN'T ENOUGH.BUT I HAVE A FINANCIAL
  • 00:17:45.911 --> 00:17:50.916
  • BUT I HAVE A FINANCIALBACKGROUND FROM COLLEGE.
  • 00:17:50.916 --> 00:17:53.018
  • BACKGROUND FROM COLLEGE.SO I DID A CALL WITH THAT MONEY,
  • 00:17:53.018 --> 00:17:55.921
  • SO I DID A CALL WITH THAT MONEY,FIVE FOLDED IT AND PAID CASH FOR
  • 00:17:55.921 --> 00:18:00.092
  • FIVE FOLDED IT AND PAID CASH FORMY BABY.
  • 00:18:00.092 --> 00:18:01.259
  • MY BABY.LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUT
  • 00:18:01.259 --> 00:18:02.227
  • LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUTSEEDS, BECAUSE WE'RE ALL TALKING
  • 00:18:02.227 --> 00:18:02.961
  • SEEDS, BECAUSE WE'RE ALL TALKINGABOUT SEEDS.
  • 00:18:02.961 --> 00:18:03.929
  • ABOUT SEEDS.SEEDS NEVER LEAVE YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:18:03.929 --> 00:18:05.030
  • SEEDS NEVER LEAVE YOUR LIFE.THEY LEAVE YOUR HANDS BUT THEY
  • 00:18:05.030 --> 00:18:05.730
  • THEY LEAVE YOUR HANDS BUT THEYNEVER LEAVE YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:18:05.730 --> 00:18:07.732
  • NEVER LEAVE YOUR LIFE.AND YEARS DOWN THE ROAD JOHN AND
  • 00:18:07.732 --> 00:18:09.367
  • AND YEARS DOWN THE ROAD JOHN ANDI HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACTUALLY
  • 00:18:09.367 --> 00:18:15.107
  • I HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACTUALLYFUND THE 80 FROM HAITI.
  • 00:18:15.107 --> 00:18:19.444
  • FUND THE 80 FROM HAITI.WE JUST HAD THIS CONNECTION.
  • 00:18:19.444 --> 00:18:21.346
  • WE JUST HAD THIS CONNECTION.AND JOHN AND I, OUR ORGANIZATION
  • 00:18:21.346 --> 00:18:24.316
  • AND JOHN AND I, OUR ORGANIZATIONWAS THE ONES THAT MOVED ALL OF
  • 00:18:24.316 --> 00:18:26.451
  • WAS THE ONES THAT MOVED ALL OFTHE 80 ORPHANS OUT OF HAITI.
  • 00:18:26.451 --> 00:18:28.720
  • THE 80 ORPHANS OUT OF HAITI.AND GOD SAID THAT IS STILL THE
  • 00:18:28.720 --> 00:18:30.822
  • AND GOD SAID THAT IS STILL THEFRUIT OF THE $100 SEED.
  • 00:18:30.822 --> 00:18:31.723
  • FRUIT OF THE $100 SEED.IT WAS NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR
  • 00:18:31.723 --> 00:18:33.959
  • IT WAS NOT JUST ABOUT YOURBABIES, IT WAS ABOUT ORPHANS.
  • 00:18:33.959 --> 00:18:36.194
  • BABIES, IT WAS ABOUT ORPHANS.SO RIGHT NOW WE HAVE THIS
  • 00:18:36.194 --> 00:18:38.530
  • SO RIGHT NOW WE HAVE THISINCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEED
  • 00:18:38.530 --> 00:18:42.567
  • INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO SEEDWITH OUR DEEDS.
  • 00:18:42.567 --> 00:18:43.935
  • WITH OUR DEEDS.SOME OF US WE MAY NOT HAVE MONEY
  • 00:18:43.935 --> 00:18:44.970
  • SOME OF US WE MAY NOT HAVE MONEYTO GIVE BUT WE HAVE
  • 00:18:44.970 --> 00:18:45.837
  • TO GIVE BUT WE HAVEENCOURAGEMENT TO GIVE.
  • 00:18:45.837 --> 00:18:46.805
  • ENCOURAGEMENT TO GIVE.WE HAVE CLOTHING WE HAVE NOT
  • 00:18:46.805 --> 00:18:48.006
  • WE HAVE CLOTHING WE HAVE NOTWORN.
  • 00:18:48.006 --> 00:18:49.574
  • WORN.DON'T GIVE AWAY YOUR SWEATPANTS
  • 00:18:49.574 --> 00:18:51.109
  • DON'T GIVE AWAY YOUR SWEATPANTSBUT YOU COULD PROBABLY GIVE AWAY
  • 00:18:51.109 --> 00:18:53.445
  • BUT YOU COULD PROBABLY GIVE AWAYANOTHER FIVE PAIRS OF PANTS THAT
  • 00:18:53.445 --> 00:18:54.646
  • ANOTHER FIVE PAIRS OF PANTS THATYOU CAN'T FIT INTO ANYMORE.
  • 00:18:54.646 --> 00:18:57.916
  • YOU CAN'T FIT INTO ANYMORE.BUT ANYWAY, I'M BELIEVING THAT
  • 00:18:57.916 --> 00:19:01.553
  • BUT ANYWAY, I'M BELIEVING THATMY CHOICES NOW ARE GONNA GO, NOT
  • 00:19:01.553 --> 00:19:02.988
  • MY CHOICES NOW ARE GONNA GO, NOTONLY INTO MY FUTURE BUT INTO MY
  • 00:19:02.988 --> 00:19:05.290
  • ONLY INTO MY FUTURE BUT INTO MYCHILDREN'S FUTURE, AND MY
  • 00:19:05.290 --> 00:19:07.692
  • CHILDREN'S FUTURE, AND MYGRANDCHILDREN'S FUTURES.
  • 00:19:07.692 --> 00:19:09.060
  • GRANDCHILDREN'S FUTURES.I'M GONNA BE MINDFUL OF HOW I
  • 00:19:09.060 --> 00:19:12.130
  • I'M GONNA BE MINDFUL OF HOW ISOW NOW BECAUSE I'M GONNA SEE
  • 00:19:12.130 --> 00:19:16.868
  • SOW NOW BECAUSE I'M GONNA SEETHAT HARVEST IN THE NEXT SEASON.
  • 00:19:16.868 --> 00:19:18.637
  • THAT HARVEST IN THE NEXT SEASON.- Havilah: MAN.
  • 00:19:18.637 --> 00:19:20.739
  • - Havilah: MAN.I COULD LITERALLY JUST SIT ON
  • 00:19:20.739 --> 00:19:23.608
  • I COULD LITERALLY JUST SIT ONTHAT STORY, 80 FOR HAITI WAS
  • 00:19:23.608 --> 00:19:24.743
  • THAT STORY, 80 FOR HAITI WASEYE-OPENING, LISA.
  • 00:19:24.743 --> 00:19:26.044
  • EYE-OPENING, LISA.YOU AND JOHN HAVE BEEN SO
  • 00:19:26.044 --> 00:19:27.612
  • YOU AND JOHN HAVE BEEN SOFAITHFUL IN YOUR DESIRE TO REACH
  • 00:19:27.612 --> 00:19:29.414
  • FAITHFUL IN YOUR DESIRE TO REACHTHE NATIONS, AND YOU'VE BEEN SO
  • 00:19:29.414 --> 00:19:30.482
  • THE NATIONS, AND YOU'VE BEEN SOGENEROUS, AND I THINK A LOT OF
  • 00:19:30.482 --> 00:19:33.285
  • GENEROUS, AND I THINK A LOT OFUS, WE ARE THE ONES THAT HAVE
  • 00:19:33.285 --> 00:19:34.586
  • US, WE ARE THE ONES THAT HAVEREAPED FROM THAT.
  • 00:19:34.586 --> 00:19:37.622
  • REAPED FROM THAT.WHEN WE HEARD THE NEWS WE WERE
  • 00:19:37.622 --> 00:19:39.424
  • WHEN WE HEARD THE NEWS WE WEREGONNA BE SHUT DOWN, NOT SHUT
  • 00:19:39.424 --> 00:19:41.726
  • GONNA BE SHUT DOWN, NOT SHUTDOWN BUT IN OUR HOUSES, I WAS
  • 00:19:41.726 --> 00:19:43.261
  • DOWN BUT IN OUR HOUSES, I WASLIKE, OKAY, TIME TO CLEAN OUT MY
  • 00:19:43.261 --> 00:19:44.462
  • LIKE, OKAY, TIME TO CLEAN OUT MYGARAGE AND MY CLOSET.
  • 00:19:44.462 --> 00:19:46.364
  • GARAGE AND MY CLOSET.LET'S DO THE THINGS I HAVEN'T
  • 00:19:46.364 --> 00:19:47.766
  • LET'S DO THE THINGS I HAVEN'TGOTTEN TO BECAUSE THIS IS MY
  • 00:19:47.766 --> 00:19:49.034
  • GOTTEN TO BECAUSE THIS IS MYTRAVEL SEASON.
  • 00:19:49.034 --> 00:19:50.869
  • TRAVEL SEASON.I'M ON THE ROAD A LOT.
  • 00:19:50.869 --> 00:19:51.970
  • I'M ON THE ROAD A LOT.SO I JUST KIND OF MAINTAIN.
  • 00:19:51.970 --> 00:19:52.938
  • SO I JUST KIND OF MAINTAIN.SO I HAD THESE FOUR DINING
  • 00:19:52.938 --> 00:19:54.272
  • SO I HAD THESE FOUR DININGCHAIRS I PURCHASED YEARS AGO
  • 00:19:54.272 --> 00:19:55.473
  • CHAIRS I PURCHASED YEARS AGOBEFORE I GOT MARRIED AND I LOVE
  • 00:19:55.473 --> 00:19:56.474
  • BEFORE I GOT MARRIED AND I LOVETHEM, BUT THEY HAVE BEEN BEAT UP
  • 00:19:56.474 --> 00:19:58.276
  • THEM, BUT THEY HAVE BEEN BEAT UPAND THEY NEEDED TO GO.
  • 00:19:58.276 --> 00:20:00.078
  • AND THEY NEEDED TO GO.I PUT THEM ON FACEBOOK MARKETS
  • 00:20:00.078 --> 00:20:01.046
  • I PUT THEM ON FACEBOOK MARKETSPLACE.
  • 00:20:01.046 --> 00:20:02.180
  • PLACE.THERE WAS A WOMAN THAT CAME OVER
  • 00:20:02.180 --> 00:20:02.881
  • THERE WAS A WOMAN THAT CAME OVERTO GET THEM.
  • 00:20:02.881 --> 00:20:04.149
  • TO GET THEM.I WAS HAPPY TO SEE THEM GET
  • 00:20:04.149 --> 00:20:05.650
  • I WAS HAPPY TO SEE THEM GETLOADED UP IN HER CAR.
  • 00:20:05.650 --> 00:20:07.419
  • LOADED UP IN HER CAR.AND AS SHE'S TELLING ME SHE
  • 00:20:07.419 --> 00:20:09.421
  • AND AS SHE'S TELLING ME SHEMOVED HERE-- HER DAUGHTER IS A
  • 00:20:09.421 --> 00:20:10.722
  • MOVED HERE-- HER DAUGHTER IS ASINGLE MOTHER, AND SHE'S MOVING
  • 00:20:10.722 --> 00:20:13.091
  • SINGLE MOTHER, AND SHE'S MOVINGINTO A HOME NEXT WITH HER, THE
  • 00:20:13.091 --> 00:20:15.527
  • INTO A HOME NEXT WITH HER, THELORD SAID, YOU KNOW THOSE OTHER
  • 00:20:15.527 --> 00:20:16.895
  • LORD SAID, YOU KNOW THOSE OTHERTWO CHAIRS IN YOUR GARAGE THAT
  • 00:20:16.895 --> 00:20:17.996
  • TWO CHAIRS IN YOUR GARAGE THATYOU WANT TO SELL FOR SOME MONEY
  • 00:20:17.996 --> 00:20:19.197
  • YOU WANT TO SELL FOR SOME MONEYTO REPLACE THE OTHER CHAIRS IN
  • 00:20:19.197 --> 00:20:20.098
  • TO REPLACE THE OTHER CHAIRS INYOUR ROOM?
  • 00:20:20.098 --> 00:20:20.865
  • YOUR ROOM?HE SAID I WANT YOU TO GIVE HER
  • 00:20:20.865 --> 00:20:21.733
  • HE SAID I WANT YOU TO GIVE HERTHOSE.
  • 00:20:21.733 --> 00:20:23.268
  • THOSE.AND I WAS LIKE, NO.
  • 00:20:23.268 --> 00:20:24.135
  • AND I WAS LIKE, NO.I'M NOT GIVING THOSE.
  • 00:20:24.135 --> 00:20:26.972
  • I'M NOT GIVING THOSE.I JUST GOT THOSE CHAIRS LIKE A
  • 00:20:26.972 --> 00:20:28.506
  • I JUST GOT THOSE CHAIRS LIKE AYEAR AND A HALF AGO FROM
  • 00:20:28.506 --> 00:20:29.608
  • YEAR AND A HALF AGO FROMBALLARDS DESIGN.
  • 00:20:29.608 --> 00:20:30.275
  • BALLARDS DESIGN.THEY ARE NICE.
  • 00:20:30.275 --> 00:20:30.842
  • THEY ARE NICE.THEY ARE NICE CHAIRS.
  • 00:20:30.842 --> 00:20:31.776
  • THEY ARE NICE CHAIRS.THEY SWIVEL, THEY ROCK AND
  • 00:20:31.776 --> 00:20:33.311
  • THEY SWIVEL, THEY ROCK ANDTHEY'RE EXPENSIVE.
  • 00:20:33.311 --> 00:20:34.212
  • THEY'RE EXPENSIVE.NO.
  • 00:20:34.212 --> 00:20:35.413
  • NO.AND THE LORD WAS JUST LIKE, YOU
  • 00:20:35.413 --> 00:20:37.048
  • AND THE LORD WAS JUST LIKE, YOUBETTER, THIS IS THE TIME,
  • 00:20:37.048 --> 00:20:38.283
  • BETTER, THIS IS THE TIME,HAVILAH, WHERE YOU HAVE TO GO
  • 00:20:38.283 --> 00:20:39.351
  • HAVILAH, WHERE YOU HAVE TO GOAFTER THE SCARCITY IN YOUR OWN
  • 00:20:39.351 --> 00:20:40.051
  • AFTER THE SCARCITY IN YOUR OWNLIFE.
  • 00:20:40.051 --> 00:20:41.553
  • LIFE.AND SO I LOOKED AT HER AND I
  • 00:20:41.553 --> 00:20:42.220
  • AND SO I LOOKED AT HER AND ISAID, I'VE GOT THESE OTHER
  • 00:20:42.220 --> 00:20:42.921
  • SAID, I'VE GOT THESE OTHERCHAIRS.
  • 00:20:42.921 --> 00:20:43.722
  • CHAIRS.I DON'T KNOW IF YOU HAVE ROOM
  • 00:20:43.722 --> 00:20:45.423
  • I DON'T KNOW IF YOU HAVE ROOMFOR THEM.
  • 00:20:45.423 --> 00:20:46.524
  • FOR THEM.YOU'RE WELCOME TO HAVE THEM AND
  • 00:20:46.524 --> 00:20:47.259
  • YOU'RE WELCOME TO HAVE THEM ANDI'M PRAYING GOD SHE SAYS NO.
  • 00:20:47.259 --> 00:20:49.227
  • I'M PRAYING GOD SHE SAYS NO.(GASPS) AND SHE GOES, I LOVE
  • 00:20:49.227 --> 00:20:49.894
  • (GASPS) AND SHE GOES, I LOVETHEM.
  • 00:20:49.894 --> 00:20:50.729
  • THEM.THEY'RE PERFECT.
  • 00:20:50.729 --> 00:20:51.463
  • THEY'RE PERFECT.THEY'RE EXACTLY WHAT I'VE BEEN
  • 00:20:51.463 --> 00:20:52.330
  • THEY'RE EXACTLY WHAT I'VE BEENLOOKING FOR.
  • 00:20:52.330 --> 00:20:54.299
  • LOOKING FOR.I'M LIKE (CRINGING).
  • 00:20:54.299 --> 00:20:55.333
  • I'M LIKE (CRINGING).SO I'M LIKE OKAY.
  • 00:20:55.333 --> 00:20:56.067
  • SO I'M LIKE OKAY.I YELLED TO MY BOYS, BOYS, HELP
  • 00:20:56.067 --> 00:20:57.769
  • I YELLED TO MY BOYS, BOYS, HELPME LOAD THEM UP.
  • 00:20:57.769 --> 00:20:59.004
  • ME LOAD THEM UP.SO WE GET IN HER CAR AND SHE'S
  • 00:20:59.004 --> 00:20:59.771
  • SO WE GET IN HER CAR AND SHE'SMOVING AROUND AND I PUT THEM IN
  • 00:20:59.771 --> 00:21:01.706
  • MOVING AROUND AND I PUT THEM INWITH THIS ATTITUDE OF JUST LIKE,
  • 00:21:01.706 --> 00:21:02.641
  • WITH THIS ATTITUDE OF JUST LIKE,I DON'T WANT TO GIVE HER THESE
  • 00:21:02.641 --> 00:21:03.775
  • I DON'T WANT TO GIVE HER THESECHAIRS.
  • 00:21:03.775 --> 00:21:04.509
  • CHAIRS.I HOPE SHE'S NOT WATCHING THIS
  • 00:21:04.509 --> 00:21:05.977
  • I HOPE SHE'S NOT WATCHING THISTODAY.
  • 00:21:05.977 --> 00:21:07.078
  • TODAY.AS I PUT IN ALL THE CHAIRS.
  • 00:21:07.078 --> 00:21:08.780
  • AS I PUT IN ALL THE CHAIRS.SHE DRIVES AWAY AND THE LORD
  • 00:21:08.780 --> 00:21:11.016
  • SHE DRIVES AWAY AND THE LORDSAID, THAT'S HOW I WANT YOU TO
  • 00:21:11.016 --> 00:21:11.750
  • SAID, THAT'S HOW I WANT YOU TOAPPROACH THE SCARCITY OF THE
  • 00:21:11.750 --> 00:21:14.052
  • APPROACH THE SCARCITY OF THESEASON.
  • 00:21:14.052 --> 00:21:14.753
  • SEASON.YOU HAVE TO COME IN OPPOSITE
  • 00:21:14.753 --> 00:21:17.055
  • YOU HAVE TO COME IN OPPOSITESPIRIT, HAVILAH, AND IF DON'T
  • 00:21:17.055 --> 00:21:19.224
  • SPIRIT, HAVILAH, AND IF DON'TSTART SOWING SEEDS OF PROSPERITY
  • 00:21:19.224 --> 00:21:20.392
  • START SOWING SEEDS OF PROSPERITYAND ABUNDANCE AND GENEROSITY,
  • 00:21:20.392 --> 00:21:22.127
  • AND ABUNDANCE AND GENEROSITY,THEN EVERYTHING, YOU WILL EAT
  • 00:21:22.127 --> 00:21:22.827
  • THEN EVERYTHING, YOU WILL EATYOUR SEED AND NOT GROW A
  • 00:21:22.827 --> 00:21:24.562
  • YOUR SEED AND NOT GROW AHARVEST.
  • 00:21:24.562 --> 00:21:26.464
  • HARVEST.AND I THINK RIGHT NOW WE HAVE AN
  • 00:21:26.464 --> 00:21:28.099
  • AND I THINK RIGHT NOW WE HAVE ANOPPORTUNITY TO EAT OUR SEED AND
  • 00:21:28.099 --> 00:21:29.501
  • OPPORTUNITY TO EAT OUR SEED ANDSAY I ONLY HAVE ENOUGH FOR MY
  • 00:21:29.501 --> 00:21:31.136
  • SAY I ONLY HAVE ENOUGH FOR MYFAMILY, AND I'M GONNA NEED THIS
  • 00:21:31.136 --> 00:21:32.037
  • FAMILY, AND I'M GONNA NEED THISMONEY LATER ON, OR WE CAN PLANT
  • 00:21:32.037 --> 00:21:34.105
  • MONEY LATER ON, OR WE CAN PLANTOUR SEED INTO A HARVEST THAT WE
  • 00:21:34.105 --> 00:21:35.840
  • OUR SEED INTO A HARVEST THAT WEDON'T KNOW WHAT WE'RE GONNA REAP
  • 00:21:35.840 --> 00:21:36.741
  • DON'T KNOW WHAT WE'RE GONNA REAPBUT THERE WILL BE A REPERCUSSION
  • 00:21:36.741 --> 00:21:37.676
  • BUT THERE WILL BE A REPERCUSSIONFROM A GOOD THING.
  • 00:21:37.676 --> 00:21:42.247
  • FROM A GOOD THING.SO FOR ME, I LEARNED VERY MUCH
  • 00:21:42.247 --> 00:21:44.316
  • SO FOR ME, I LEARNED VERY MUCHTHAT LESSON RECENTLY.
  • 00:21:44.316 --> 00:21:46.318
  • THAT LESSON RECENTLY.AND I THINK FOR MANY OF US THAT
  • 00:21:46.318 --> 00:21:47.952
  • AND I THINK FOR MANY OF US THATARE WATCHING THIS TODAY, YOU ARE
  • 00:21:47.952 --> 00:21:50.422
  • ARE WATCHING THIS TODAY, YOU ARELEARNING THAT LESSON AS WELL
  • 00:21:50.422 --> 00:21:51.189
  • LEARNING THAT LESSON AS WELLWHERE YOU'VE GOT TO FIND WAYS TO
  • 00:21:51.189 --> 00:21:52.023
  • WHERE YOU'VE GOT TO FIND WAYS TOGET THAT SCARCITY MENTALITY OFF
  • 00:21:52.023 --> 00:21:53.224
  • GET THAT SCARCITY MENTALITY OFFYOU.
  • 00:21:53.224 --> 00:21:53.825
  • YOU.YOU ARE A CHILD OF GOD.
  • 00:21:53.825 --> 00:21:54.993
  • YOU ARE A CHILD OF GOD.YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU'RE GONNA
  • 00:21:54.993 --> 00:21:55.827
  • YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU'RE GONNANEED.
  • 00:21:55.827 --> 00:21:57.062
  • NEED.YOU ARE NOT GONNA GO WITHOUT.
  • 00:21:57.062 --> 00:21:58.430
  • YOU ARE NOT GONNA GO WITHOUT.YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY INTO FEAR
  • 00:21:58.430 --> 00:21:59.597
  • YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY INTO FEARAND ANXIETY.
  • 00:21:59.597 --> 00:22:01.499
  • AND ANXIETY.YOU DO NOT NEED TO HOARD.
  • 00:22:01.499 --> 00:22:02.634
  • YOU DO NOT NEED TO HOARD.THAT IS THE SPIRIT OF AN ORPHAN.
  • 00:22:02.634 --> 00:22:03.401
  • THAT IS THE SPIRIT OF AN ORPHAN.YOU HAVE BEEN CALLED AS SONS AND
  • 00:22:03.401 --> 00:22:06.237
  • YOU HAVE BEEN CALLED AS SONS ANDDAUGHTERS INTO AN OWNERSHIP BY
  • 00:22:06.237 --> 00:22:07.672
  • DAUGHTERS INTO AN OWNERSHIP BYYOUR FATHER.
  • 00:22:07.672 --> 00:22:08.873
  • YOUR FATHER.SO YOU DON'T NEED TO BE AFRAID.
  • 00:22:08.873 --> 00:22:11.609
  • SO YOU DON'T NEED TO BE AFRAID.THERE ARE THINGS THAT CAN BE
  • 00:22:11.609 --> 00:22:12.777
  • THERE ARE THINGS THAT CAN BEAROUND US BUT WE DON'T HAVE TO
  • 00:22:12.777 --> 00:22:13.478
  • AROUND US BUT WE DON'T HAVE TOBE AFRAID.
  • 00:22:13.478 --> 00:22:15.213
  • BE AFRAID.I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, JADA,
  • 00:22:15.213 --> 00:22:16.514
  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, JADA,BUT I'VE BEEN GOING AFTER THAT
  • 00:22:16.514 --> 00:22:18.149
  • BUT I'VE BEEN GOING AFTER THATSPIRIT OF SCARCITY THAT WANTS TO
  • 00:22:18.149 --> 00:22:19.884
  • SPIRIT OF SCARCITY THAT WANTS TOMAKE ITS WAY INTO MY HOME AND
  • 00:22:19.884 --> 00:22:21.086
  • MAKE ITS WAY INTO MY HOME ANDINTO MY HEART.
  • 00:22:21.086 --> 00:22:23.421
  • INTO MY HEART.- Jada: ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:22:23.421 --> 00:22:25.090
  • - Jada: ABSOLUTELY.AND I THINK I'VE EVEN HAVE TO DO
  • 00:22:25.090 --> 00:22:26.858
  • AND I THINK I'VE EVEN HAVE TO DOIT IN SMALL WAYS AND NOT FIND
  • 00:22:26.858 --> 00:22:28.293
  • IT IN SMALL WAYS AND NOT FINDMYSELF IN THE PANIC OF THE
  • 00:22:28.293 --> 00:22:30.328
  • MYSELF IN THE PANIC OF THEGROCERY STORE BUYING AND TRYING
  • 00:22:30.328 --> 00:22:31.763
  • GROCERY STORE BUYING AND TRYINGTO HOARD AND FILL MY PANTRY, AND
  • 00:22:31.763 --> 00:22:33.164
  • TO HOARD AND FILL MY PANTRY, ANDI HAD TO SAY, WAIT A MINUTE, I
  • 00:22:33.164 --> 00:22:34.899
  • I HAD TO SAY, WAIT A MINUTE, IALREADY HAVE MORE THAT BE
  • 00:22:34.899 --> 00:22:38.536
  • ALREADY HAVE MORE THAT BEENOUGH.
  • 00:22:38.536 --> 00:22:40.305
  • ENOUGH.COOK WHAT YOU HAVE FIRST.
  • 00:22:40.305 --> 00:22:41.473
  • COOK WHAT YOU HAVE FIRST.ACTUALLY, LET'S GO TO THE
  • 00:22:41.473 --> 00:22:42.340
  • ACTUALLY, LET'S GO TO THEGROCERY STORE WHEN YOU RUN OUT
  • 00:22:42.340 --> 00:22:45.744
  • GROCERY STORE WHEN YOU RUN OUTOF SOMETHING.
  • 00:22:45.744 --> 00:22:50.348
  • OF SOMETHING.IN THOSE SMALL LITTLE THINGS WE
  • 00:22:50.348 --> 00:22:50.982
  • IN THOSE SMALL LITTLE THINGS WESTART TO BECOME HOARDERS.
  • 00:22:50.982 --> 00:22:52.217
  • START TO BECOME HOARDERS.WE START TO BECOME FEAR DRIVEN
  • 00:22:52.217 --> 00:22:52.951
  • WE START TO BECOME FEAR DRIVENAND IT SPEAKS TO WHAT WE THINK
  • 00:22:52.951 --> 00:22:53.385
  • AND IT SPEAKS TO WHAT WE THINKABOUT GOD.
  • 00:22:53.385 --> 00:22:54.152
  • ABOUT GOD.AND, AGAIN, I'M ALWAYS ABOUT THE
  • 00:22:54.152 --> 00:22:57.889
  • AND, AGAIN, I'M ALWAYS ABOUT THEWORLD WATCHING.
  • 00:22:57.889 --> 00:22:58.757
  • WORLD WATCHING.AND I KNOW GOD REALLY DRIVES US
  • 00:22:58.757 --> 00:22:59.457
  • AND I KNOW GOD REALLY DRIVES USTOWARD HIS HEART AND HOLINESS
  • 00:22:59.457 --> 00:23:00.458
  • TOWARD HIS HEART AND HOLINESSAND ALL OF THESE THINGS FOR OUR
  • 00:23:00.458 --> 00:23:01.226
  • AND ALL OF THESE THINGS FOR OURGROWTH AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH
  • 00:23:01.226 --> 00:23:02.927
  • GROWTH AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITHHIM, BUT I'M ALSO SO AWARE THAT
  • 00:23:02.927 --> 00:23:04.829
  • HIM, BUT I'M ALSO SO AWARE THATTHE WORLD IS WATCHING.
  • 00:23:04.829 --> 00:23:07.198
  • THE WORLD IS WATCHING.SO HOW CAN WE RESPOND THE SAME
  • 00:23:07.198 --> 00:23:08.600
  • SO HOW CAN WE RESPOND THE SAMEWAY THE WORLD RESPONDS?
  • 00:23:08.600 --> 00:23:10.869
  • WAY THE WORLD RESPONDS?IT IS COUNTERINTUITIVE TO GIVE
  • 00:23:10.869 --> 00:23:12.904
  • IT IS COUNTERINTUITIVE TO GIVEIN A TIME OF SCARCITY.
  • 00:23:12.904 --> 00:23:14.072
  • IN A TIME OF SCARCITY.IT IS COUNTERINTUITIVE TO BE
  • 00:23:14.072 --> 00:23:16.775
  • IT IS COUNTERINTUITIVE TO BEGENEROUS WHEN EVERYONE IS TRYING
  • 00:23:16.775 --> 00:23:19.677
  • GENEROUS WHEN EVERYONE IS TRYINGTO COVER THEIR OWN BASES.
  • 00:23:19.677 --> 00:23:21.045
  • TO COVER THEIR OWN BASES.I THINK ALL OF THOSE ARE MOMENTS
  • 00:23:21.045 --> 00:23:22.080
  • I THINK ALL OF THOSE ARE MOMENTSAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR US TO SAY,
  • 00:23:22.080 --> 00:23:23.081
  • AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR US TO SAY,I DON'T HAVE TO HOLD ON TO
  • 00:23:23.081 --> 00:23:24.516
  • I DON'T HAVE TO HOLD ON TOANYTHING BECAUSE GOD'S HOLDING
  • 00:23:24.516 --> 00:23:26.618
  • ANYTHING BECAUSE GOD'S HOLDINGME, AND I CANNOT OUT GIVE HIM.
  • 00:23:26.618 --> 00:23:28.586
  • ME, AND I CANNOT OUT GIVE HIM.WHATEVER I GIVE AWAY, EVEN IF I
  • 00:23:28.586 --> 00:23:30.655
  • WHATEVER I GIVE AWAY, EVEN IF IMAKE A MISTAKE AND GIVE IT AWAY,
  • 00:23:30.655 --> 00:23:31.990
  • MAKE A MISTAKE AND GIVE IT AWAY,GOD HAS GOT ME COVERED.
  • 00:23:31.990 --> 00:23:33.124
  • GOD HAS GOT ME COVERED.AND HE GAVE IT TO ME IN THE
  • 00:23:33.124 --> 00:23:33.658
  • AND HE GAVE IT TO ME IN THEFIRST PLACE.
  • 00:23:33.658 --> 00:23:35.260
  • FIRST PLACE.SO I THINK A LOT OF THAT COMES
  • 00:23:35.260 --> 00:23:38.830
  • SO I THINK A LOT OF THAT COMESFROM THIS GROUNDING BELIEF THAT
  • 00:23:38.830 --> 00:23:41.599
  • FROM THIS GROUNDING BELIEF THATGOD REALLY HAS US COVERED.
  • 00:23:41.599 --> 00:23:43.501
  • GOD REALLY HAS US COVERED.AND DO WE HAVE THE COURAGE TO
  • 00:23:43.501 --> 00:23:44.803
  • AND DO WE HAVE THE COURAGE TOSOW THE SEED?
  • 00:23:44.803 --> 00:23:47.071
  • SOW THE SEED?BECAUSE THE SEED IS ALWAYS
  • 00:23:47.071 --> 00:23:48.339
  • BECAUSE THE SEED IS ALWAYSSACRIFICIAL.
  • 00:23:48.339 --> 00:23:49.507
  • SACRIFICIAL.IT IS ALWAYS SACRIFICIAL.
  • 00:23:49.507 --> 00:23:50.208
  • IT IS ALWAYS SACRIFICIAL.IT'S LIKE LISA SAID WITH THE
  • 00:23:50.208 --> 00:23:51.075
  • IT'S LIKE LISA SAID WITH THEHUNDRED DOLLARS.
  • 00:23:51.075 --> 00:23:54.279
  • HUNDRED DOLLARS.IT SEEMS IT'S ALWAYS TEMPTING TO
  • 00:23:54.279 --> 00:23:55.079
  • IT SEEMS IT'S ALWAYS TEMPTING TOHOLD THAT THING AND TRY TO
  • 00:23:55.079 --> 00:23:56.214
  • HOLD THAT THING AND TRY TOSTRETCH IT OUT AS OPPOSED TO
  • 00:23:56.214 --> 00:23:57.549
  • STRETCH IT OUT AS OPPOSED TOGIVE IT BACK TO GOD AND WATCH
  • 00:23:57.549 --> 00:23:58.783
  • GIVE IT BACK TO GOD AND WATCHHIM BLESS IT, WATCH HIM MAKE IT
  • 00:23:58.783 --> 00:24:00.285
  • HIM BLESS IT, WATCH HIM MAKE ITEXPONENTIAL.
  • 00:24:00.285 --> 00:24:01.753
  • EXPONENTIAL.WATCH HIM MAKE IT SOMETHING MORE
  • 00:24:01.753 --> 00:24:03.188
  • WATCH HIM MAKE IT SOMETHING MORETHAN YOU COULD HAVE DONE ON YOUR
  • 00:24:03.188 --> 00:24:04.022
  • THAN YOU COULD HAVE DONE ON YOUROWN.
  • 00:24:04.022 --> 00:24:06.257
  • OWN.WHEN I THINK ABOUT SOWING SEEDS
  • 00:24:06.257 --> 00:24:08.293
  • WHEN I THINK ABOUT SOWING SEEDSAND WAITING ON GOD, ONE OF MY
  • 00:24:08.293 --> 00:24:10.028
  • AND WAITING ON GOD, ONE OF MYFAVORITE PSALMS.
  • 00:24:10.028 --> 00:24:11.196
  • FAVORITE PSALMS.I'M GONNA SHARE REAL QUICK.
  • 00:24:11.196 --> 00:24:13.097
  • I'M GONNA SHARE REAL QUICK.IT'S FROM PSALM 40.
  • 00:24:13.097 --> 00:24:13.865
  • IT'S FROM PSALM 40.IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH
  • 00:24:13.865 --> 00:24:14.833
  • IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITHHARVEST.
  • 00:24:14.833 --> 00:24:15.700
  • HARVEST.IT HAS EVERYTHING TO DO WITH MY
  • 00:24:15.700 --> 00:24:16.434
  • IT HAS EVERYTHING TO DO WITH MYHEART WHILE I'M WAITING ON GOD
  • 00:24:16.434 --> 00:24:18.369
  • HEART WHILE I'M WAITING ON GODTO DO WHAT HE SAID HE WOULD.
  • 00:24:18.369 --> 00:24:19.370
  • TO DO WHAT HE SAID HE WOULD.BUT HE SAYS I WAITED PATIENTLY
  • 00:24:19.370 --> 00:24:19.904
  • BUT HE SAYS I WAITED PATIENTLYFOR THE LORD.
  • 00:24:19.904 --> 00:24:21.539
  • FOR THE LORD.HE INCLINED TO ME AND I HEARD MY
  • 00:24:21.539 --> 00:24:22.574
  • HE INCLINED TO ME AND I HEARD MYCRY.
  • 00:24:22.574 --> 00:24:24.809
  • CRY.HE DREW ME UP FROM THE PIT OF
  • 00:24:24.809 --> 00:24:25.877
  • HE DREW ME UP FROM THE PIT OFDESTRUCTION OUT OF THE MIRY BOG
  • 00:24:25.877 --> 00:24:27.579
  • DESTRUCTION OUT OF THE MIRY BOGAND SET MY FEET UPON A ROCK
  • 00:24:27.579 --> 00:24:29.247
  • AND SET MY FEET UPON A ROCKMAKING MY STEPS SECURE.
  • 00:24:29.247 --> 00:24:30.915
  • MAKING MY STEPS SECURE.HE PUT A NEW SONG IN MY MOUTH, A
  • 00:24:30.915 --> 00:24:32.917
  • HE PUT A NEW SONG IN MY MOUTH, ASONG OF PRAISE TO OUR GOD.
  • 00:24:32.917 --> 00:24:35.787
  • SONG OF PRAISE TO OUR GOD.MANY WILL SEE AND FEAR AND PUT
  • 00:24:35.787 --> 00:24:36.888
  • MANY WILL SEE AND FEAR AND PUTTHEIR TRUST IN THE LORD.
  • 00:24:36.888 --> 00:24:39.591
  • THEIR TRUST IN THE LORD.BLESSED IS THE MAN WHO MAKES THE
  • 00:24:39.591 --> 00:24:40.925
  • BLESSED IS THE MAN WHO MAKES THELORD HIS TRUST, WHO DOES NOT
  • 00:24:40.925 --> 00:24:42.527
  • LORD HIS TRUST, WHO DOES NOTTURN TO THE PROUD, WHO DOES NOT
  • 00:24:42.527 --> 00:24:43.661
  • TURN TO THE PROUD, WHO DOES NOTGO ASTRAY AFTER A LIE.
  • 00:24:43.661 --> 00:24:46.164
  • GO ASTRAY AFTER A LIE.YOU HAVE MULTIPLIED, O GOD, YOUR
  • 00:24:46.164 --> 00:24:47.932
  • YOU HAVE MULTIPLIED, O GOD, YOURWONDEROUS DEEDS AND YOUR
  • 00:24:47.932 --> 00:24:49.234
  • WONDEROUS DEEDS AND YOURTHOUGHTS TOWARD US.
  • 00:24:49.234 --> 00:24:50.802
  • THOUGHTS TOWARD US.NONE CAN COMPARE TO YOU.
  • 00:24:50.802 --> 00:24:52.604
  • NONE CAN COMPARE TO YOU.HERE'S THE THING, WE WANT TO
  • 00:24:52.604 --> 00:24:53.805
  • HERE'S THE THING, WE WANT TORUSH TO THE MULTIPLICATION BUT
  • 00:24:53.805 --> 00:24:55.273
  • RUSH TO THE MULTIPLICATION BUTWE DON'T HAVE THE PATIENCE.
  • 00:24:55.273 --> 00:24:56.374
  • WE DON'T HAVE THE PATIENCE.AT THE BEGINNING HE SAID I
  • 00:24:56.374 --> 00:24:58.076
  • AT THE BEGINNING HE SAID IWAITED PATIENTLY FOR THE LORD.
  • 00:24:58.076 --> 00:25:00.912
  • WAITED PATIENTLY FOR THE LORD.IF YOU JUST OBEY THESE NEXT
  • 00:25:00.912 --> 00:25:02.514
  • IF YOU JUST OBEY THESE NEXTSTEPS WE ARE TALKING ABOUT,
  • 00:25:02.514 --> 00:25:03.882
  • STEPS WE ARE TALKING ABOUT,WATCH THE LORD INCLINE HIMSELF,
  • 00:25:03.882 --> 00:25:06.050
  • WATCH THE LORD INCLINE HIMSELF,LEAN INTO YOU AND THEN WHEN YOU
  • 00:25:06.050 --> 00:25:08.219
  • LEAN INTO YOU AND THEN WHEN YOUBOAST THAT YOU TRUST IN THE
  • 00:25:08.219 --> 00:25:09.354
  • BOAST THAT YOU TRUST IN THELORD, THEN THE MULTIPLICATION
  • 00:25:09.354 --> 00:25:10.555
  • LORD, THEN THE MULTIPLICATIONWILL COME.
  • 00:25:10.555 --> 00:25:11.489
  • WILL COME.DON'T TRY TO GET IT OUT OF
  • 00:25:11.489 --> 00:25:12.090
  • DON'T TRY TO GET IT OUT OFORDER.
  • 00:25:12.090 --> 00:25:13.124
  • ORDER.BE PATIENT.
  • 00:25:13.124 --> 00:25:13.958
  • BE PATIENT.SOW THAT SEED DILIGENTLY AND
  • 00:25:13.958 --> 00:25:16.227
  • SOW THAT SEED DILIGENTLY ANDWATCH GOD BLOW YOUR MIND.
  • 00:25:16.227 --> 00:25:18.129
  • WATCH GOD BLOW YOUR MIND.SO I THINK IT'S SUCH A SPIRIT
  • 00:25:18.129 --> 00:25:19.531
  • SO I THINK IT'S SUCH A SPIRITMOVEMENT THAT ALL OF THESE
  • 00:25:19.531 --> 00:25:20.698
  • MOVEMENT THAT ALL OF THESESTORIES ARE SO SIMILAR.
  • 00:25:20.698 --> 00:25:22.467
  • STORIES ARE SO SIMILAR.GOD IS TELLING SOMEBODY TODAY TO
  • 00:25:22.467 --> 00:25:24.302
  • GOD IS TELLING SOMEBODY TODAY TOSOW A SEED.
  • 00:25:24.302 --> 00:25:26.237
  • SOW A SEED.A SEED OF OBEDIENCE, A FINANCIAL
  • 00:25:26.237 --> 00:25:27.572
  • A SEED OF OBEDIENCE, A FINANCIALSEED, A SEED OF GENEROSITY.
  • 00:25:27.572 --> 00:25:29.440
  • SEED, A SEED OF GENEROSITY.I SEED THAT WILL HURT OR BE
  • 00:25:29.440 --> 00:25:30.942
  • I SEED THAT WILL HURT OR BEINCONVENIENT, AND BE ILLOGICAL.
  • 00:25:30.942 --> 00:25:32.544
  • INCONVENIENT, AND BE ILLOGICAL.AND HE IS TELLING YOU TO DO IT
  • 00:25:32.544 --> 00:25:33.545
  • AND HE IS TELLING YOU TO DO ITBECAUSE HE IS GONNA MULTIPLY FOR
  • 00:25:33.545 --> 00:25:38.316
  • BECAUSE HE IS GONNA MULTIPLY FORYOU.
  • 00:25:38.316 --> 00:25:38.983
  • YOU.- Laurie: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:25:38.983 --> 00:25:43.421
  • - Laurie: THAT'S RIGHT.IT ALL BELONGS TO HIM ANYWAY.
  • 00:25:43.421 --> 00:25:44.155
  • IT ALL BELONGS TO HIM ANYWAY.YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"
  • 00:25:44.155 --> 00:25:44.856
  • YOU KNOW, OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FOR
  • 00:25:44.856 --> 00:25:45.590
  • COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FORYOU, ESPECIALLY DURING THIS TIME
  • 00:25:45.590 --> 00:25:47.825
  • YOU, ESPECIALLY DURING THIS TIMEOF CRISIS.
  • 00:25:47.825 --> 00:25:48.493
  • OF CRISIS.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:25:48.493 --> 00:25:49.227
  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOW
  • 00:25:49.227 --> 00:25:52.597
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOWWE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:25:52.597 --> 00:25:53.364
  • WE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.THANKS FOR JOINING US THIS WEEK.
  • 00:25:53.364 --> 00:25:54.098
  • THANKS FOR JOINING US THIS WEEK.WE HOPE OUR CONVERSATIONS WILL
  • 00:25:54.098 --> 00:25:54.832
  • WE HOPE OUR CONVERSATIONS WILLHELP YOU FIND PURPOSE AND HOPE
  • 00:25:54.832 --> 00:25:55.633
  • HELP YOU FIND PURPOSE AND HOPEFOR THE FUTURE.
  • 00:25:55.633 --> 00:25:57.435
  • FOR THE FUTURE.WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS.
  • 00:25:57.435 --> 00:25:59.170
  • WE WILL GET THROUGH THIS.AND NEXT WEEK WE ARE CELEBRATING
  • 00:25:59.170 --> 00:26:00.838
  • AND NEXT WEEK WE ARE CELEBRATINGMOM'S WEEK AND TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:26:00.838 --> 00:26:01.839
  • MOM'S WEEK AND TALKING ABOUTVICTORY.
  • 00:26:01.839 --> 00:26:03.441
  • VICTORY.WE WILL LEARN HOW TO RENEW OUR
  • 00:26:03.441 --> 00:26:05.610
  • WE WILL LEARN HOW TO RENEW OURMINDS, ADJUST OUR PLANS AND LOVE
  • 00:26:05.610 --> 00:26:07.078
  • MINDS, ADJUST OUR PLANS AND LOVELIKE OUR PRECIOUS HEAVENLY
  • 00:26:07.078 --> 00:26:08.713
  • LIKE OUR PRECIOUS HEAVENLYFATHER.
  • 00:26:08.713 --> 00:26:09.480
  • FATHER.THESE WILL BE POWERFUL
  • 00:26:09.480 --> 00:26:10.548
  • THESE WILL BE POWERFULCONVERSATIONS AND YOU DON'T WANT
  • 00:26:10.548 --> 00:26:11.549
  • CONVERSATIONS AND YOU DON'T WANTTO MISS IT.
  • 00:26:11.549 --> 00:26:12.350
  • TO MISS IT.WE'LL SEE YOU MONDAY.
  • 00:26:12.350 --> 00:26:12.850
  • WE'LL SEE YOU MONDAY.WE LOVE YOU.
  • 00:26:12.850 --> 00:26:13.751
  • WE LOVE YOU.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.(KISSING)
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  • (KISSING)LOVE YOU GIRLS.
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  • LOVE YOU GIRLS.CHEERS
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