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Better Together LIVE | Episode 41

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May 25, 2020
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Better Together LIVE | Episode 41

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  • - Laurie: TRIALS, TROUBLES
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  • - Laurie: TRIALS, TROUBLESCHALLENGING TIMES WE ARE ASKED
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  • CHALLENGING TIMES WE ARE ASKEDTO COUNT IT JOY GOD'S WORKING
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  • TO COUNT IT JOY GOD'S WORKINGFOR OUR GOOD AND THERE IS A
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  • FOR OUR GOOD AND THERE IS APURPOSE FOR THIS SEASON.
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  • PURPOSE FOR THIS SEASON.LET'S TALK ABOUT HOW GOD CAN BE
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  • LET'S TALK ABOUT HOW GOD CAN BEOUR TRUE SOURCE OF NEVER ENDING
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  • OUR TRUE SOURCE OF NEVER ENDINGJOY.
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  • JOY.COME ON.
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  • - Laurie: HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.
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  • - Laurie: HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.WE HONOR ALL OF THOSE WHO DIED
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  • WE HONOR ALL OF THOSE WHO DIEDFOR THIS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HERE
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  • FOR THIS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HEREIN AMERICA.
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  • IN AMERICA.I KNOW YOU ARE WATCHING ACROSS
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  • I KNOW YOU ARE WATCHING ACROSSTHE WORLD WE HONOR THOSE WHO
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  • THE WORLD WE HONOR THOSE WHOHAVE GONE BEFORE AND THOSE WHO
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  • HAVE GONE BEFORE AND THOSE WHOFOUGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM IN
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  • FOUGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM INAMERICA.
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  • AMERICA.I'M TIRED OF HEARING ABOUT
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  • I'M TIRED OF HEARING ABOUTCRISIS.
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  • CRISIS.THIS MORNING, ONE OF MY DEAR
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  • THIS MORNING, ONE OF MY DEARFRIENDS, JOHN TIESSEN SAID JOY
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  • FRIENDS, JOHN TIESSEN SAID JOYIS A GOOD THING IN THE SOUL TO
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  • IS A GOOD THING IN THE SOUL TOCAUSE US TO SEE THE BEAUTY OF
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  • CAUSE US TO SEE THE BEAUTY OFGOD IN THE WORLD AND THE WORD.
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  • GOD IN THE WORLD AND THE WORD.WITH INNER CONTENTMENT AND
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  • WITH INNER CONTENTMENT ANDSATISFACTION BECAUSE WE KNOW GOD
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  • SATISFACTION BECAUSE WE KNOW GODWILL USE THESE EXPERIENCES TO
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  • WILL USE THESE EXPERIENCES TOACCOMPLISH HIS WORK INTO OUR
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  • ACCOMPLISH HIS WORK INTO OURLIVES.
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  • LIVES.IT ANTICIPATE SALVATION AND
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  • IT ANTICIPATE SALVATION ANDFUTURE.
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  • FUTURE.HAD YOU EVER A TIME YOU HAD TO
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  • HAD YOU EVER A TIME YOU HAD TOCOUNT IT ALL JOY?
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  • COUNT IT ALL JOY?- YES.
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  • - YES.IN FACT, OFTENTIMES WE THINK OUR
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  • IN FACT, OFTENTIMES WE THINK OURCIRCUMSTANCES DEFINE THE JOY WE
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  • CIRCUMSTANCES DEFINE THE JOY WEHAVE.
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  • HAVE.AS A BELIEVER HOW DO YOU KNOW
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  • AS A BELIEVER HOW DO YOU KNOWTHINGS ARE TRUE?
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  • THINGS ARE TRUE?YOU TEST IT.
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  • YOU TEST IT.WHEN YOU TESTING IS YOU KNOW
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  • WHEN YOU TESTING IS YOU KNOWWHAT COMES OUT.
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  • WHAT COMES OUT.WHAT IS TESTED IS WHAT IS TRUE.
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  • WHAT IS TESTED IS WHAT IS TRUE.ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO WHEN I LOST
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  • ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO WHEN I LOSTMY HUSBAND, I BECAME A SINGLE
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  • MY HUSBAND, I BECAME A SINGLEMOM OF THREE BOYS, EVERYTHING IN
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  • MOM OF THREE BOYS, EVERYTHING INMY LIFE AROUND ME LOOKS LIKE
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  • MY LIFE AROUND ME LOOKS LIKEDEATH.
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  • DEATH.DREAMS, HOPE, EVERYTHING I
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  • DREAMS, HOPE, EVERYTHING IWANTED IN LIFE.
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  • WANTED IN LIFE.I REMEMBER ONE DAY I WAS DRIVING
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  • I REMEMBER ONE DAY I WAS DRIVINGIN THE CAR WITH MY THREE LITTLE
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  • IN THE CAR WITH MY THREE LITTLEBOYS, I WAS TRYING THE HIDE THE
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  • BOYS, I WAS TRYING THE HIDE THETEARS POURING DOWN.
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  • TEARS POURING DOWN.HERE I AM IN MY GREATEST SORE
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  • HERE I AM IN MY GREATEST SORESORROWAND PAIN THE PRESENCE OF I
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  • SORROWAND PAIN THE PRESENCE OF IFELT VOID.
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  • FELT VOID.I REMEMBER IN SCRIPTURE IS JOY.
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  • I REMEMBER IN SCRIPTURE IS JOY.HEAVEN WILL HAVE JOY FOREVER.
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  • HEAVEN WILL HAVE JOY FOREVER.WE WILL BE IN THE FULLNESS OF
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  • WE WILL BE IN THE FULLNESS OFTHE PRESENCE OF GOD AND TRULY,
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  • THE PRESENCE OF GOD AND TRULY,WE WILL EXPERIENCE JOY WHEN WE
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  • WE WILL EXPERIENCE JOY WHEN WEARE EXPERIENCE THE PRESENCE OF
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  • ARE EXPERIENCE THE PRESENCE OFTHE LIVING GOD IN THE MIDST OF
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  • THE LIVING GOD IN THE MIDST OFTHE HARD TIMES AND GOOD TIMES.
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  • THE HARD TIMES AND GOOD TIMES.EVEN IN THE MIDST OF THAT YOU
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  • EVEN IN THE MIDST OF THAT YOUDON'T HAVE TO BE BROKEN TO
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  • DON'T HAVE TO BE BROKEN TOEXPERIENCE THE JOY OF GOD.
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  • EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF GOD.YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE RUSHED TO
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE RUSHED TOBE ABLE TO ENTER INTO THE
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  • BE ABLE TO ENTER INTO THEPRESENCE OF GOD.
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  • PRESENCE OF GOD.YOU HAVE TO INVITE HIM IN.
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  • YOU HAVE TO INVITE HIM IN.SO MANY TIMES IN MY GRIEF
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  • SO MANY TIMES IN MY GRIEFJOURNEY, GOD, I WANT TO SHOW UP
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  • JOURNEY, GOD, I WANT TO SHOW UPAS A MOM.
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  • AS A MOM.I'M TOO TIRED.
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  • I'M TOO TIRED.HOW DO I DO THIS?
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  • HOW DO I DO THIS?I REMEMBER THE JOY OF THE LORD
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  • I REMEMBER THE JOY OF THE LORDIS OUR STRENGTH.
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  • IS OUR STRENGTH.NOT ME, NOT WHAT I CAN MUSTER UP
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  • NOT ME, NOT WHAT I CAN MUSTER UPBUT THE JOY OF THE LORD, THAT IS
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  • BUT THE JOY OF THE LORD, THAT ISMY STRENGTH.
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  • MY STRENGTH.IT SAYS IN SCRIPTURE, HE IS OUR
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  • IT SAYS IN SCRIPTURE, HE IS OURREFUGE, HE IS OUR HELP.
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  • REFUGE, HE IS OUR HELP.UNDER THE SHADOW OF HIM WE FIND
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  • UNDER THE SHADOW OF HIM WE FINDJOY.
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  • JOY.HOW DO WE FIND REFUGE AND HELP?
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  • HOW DO WE FIND REFUGE AND HELP?IT IS BECAUSE WE NEED IT.
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  • IT IS BECAUSE WE NEED IT.I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU GUYS BUT
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  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU GUYS BUTI NEED THE JOY OF THE LORD.
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  • I NEED THE JOY OF THE LORD.THERE ARE SO MANY SEASONS, YOU
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  • THERE ARE SO MANY SEASONS, YOUHAVE TO RESTORE THE JOY OF MY
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  • HAVE TO RESTORE THE JOY OF MYSALVATION.
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  • SALVATION.YOU HAVE TO BE THE ONE HAD A TOD
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  • YOU HAVE TO BE THE ONE HAD A TODME WHEN I'M WEAK AND SHOW ME
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  • ME WHEN I'M WEAK AND SHOW MEHOW.
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  • HOW.I BELIEVE THERE ARE BELIEVERS
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  • I BELIEVE THERE ARE BELIEVERSOUT THERE THAT KNOW GOD BUT THEY
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  • OUT THERE THAT KNOW GOD BUT THEYDO NOT EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF GOD
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  • DO NOT EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF GODRIGHT NOW.
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  • RIGHT NOW.I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, HAVE YOU
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  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, HAVE YOUEVER EXPERIENCED IN YOUR LIFE
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  • EVER EXPERIENCED IN YOUR LIFEWHERE YOU ARE WALKING WITH THE
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  • WHERE YOU ARE WALKING WITH THELORD BUT THERE'S SOMETHING
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  • LORD BUT THERE'S SOMETHINGMISSING.
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  • MISSING.WHERE IS THIS, THE JOY AND MY
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  • WHERE IS THIS, THE JOY AND MYSALVATION?
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  • SALVATION?- Lisa: I'M GLAD YOU CONNECTED
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  • - Lisa: I'M GLAD YOU CONNECTEDJOY WITH GRIEF.
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  • JOY WITH GRIEF.TOO OFTEN WE THINK THERE IS
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  • TOO OFTEN WE THINK THERE ISACCIDENT.
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  • ACCIDENT.JOY AND GRACE WALK HAND IN HAND.
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  • JOY AND GRACE WALK HAND IN HAND.I FOUND IF I DON'T GO TO THE
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  • I FOUND IF I DON'T GO TO THEOTHER PLACES AND BRING ALL THE
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  • OTHER PLACES AND BRING ALL THEUNCERTAINTY AND THE GRIEF TO THE
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  • UNCERTAINTY AND THE GRIEF TO THELORD, THERE IS A LID ON MY JOY.
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  • LORD, THERE IS A LID ON MY JOY.I COULD NOT HELP THINKING WHILE
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  • I COULD NOT HELP THINKING WHILEYOU WERE TALKING ABOUT LOSS AND
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  • YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT LOSS ANDCONNECTING THE LOG OF YOUR
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  • CONNECTING THE LOG OF YOURHUSBAND.
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  • HUSBAND.PAUL WROTE ABOUT JOY IN THE
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  • PAUL WROTE ABOUT JOY IN THEPRISON EPISTLES.
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  • PRISON EPISTLES.YOU CAN FIND MORE IN PRISON
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  • YOU CAN FIND MORE IN PRISONEPISTLES.
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  • EPISTLES.THAT IS WHERE YOU FIND THE NEW
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  • THAT IS WHERE YOU FIND THE NEWTESTAMENT WORD CHARA.
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  • TESTAMENT WORD CHARA.IT WAS AN ULTIMATE QUARANTINE.
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  • IT WAS AN ULTIMATE QUARANTINE.HE DID NOT HAVE NETFLIX OR
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  • HE DID NOT HAVE NETFLIX ORPOPCORN OR ANY GOOD AND
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  • POPCORN OR ANY GOOD ANDPLENTIES.
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  • PLENTIES.HE IS TRAPPED IN THIS WINDOWLESS
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  • HE IS TRAPPED IN THIS WINDOWLESSCELL IN THE DARK.
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  • CELL IN THE DARK.I LOVE YOU CONNECTED JOY TO
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  • I LOVE YOU CONNECTED JOY TODIFFICULT TIMES AS WELL AS TIMES
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  • DIFFICULT TIMES AS WELL AS TIMESOF DELIGHT.
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  • OF DELIGHT.WE CAN FIND CONTENTMENT IN THE
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  • WE CAN FIND CONTENTMENT IN THELORD IN UNCERTAIN TIMES.
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  • LORD IN UNCERTAIN TIMES.- COUNT IT ALL JOY.
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  • - COUNT IT ALL JOY.IF IT WAS NOT A BAD TIME YOU
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  • IF IT WAS NOT A BAD TIME YOUWOULD NOT HAVE TO COUNT IT ALL
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  • WOULD NOT HAVE TO COUNT IT ALLJOY.
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  • JOY.WHEN EVERYTHING'S GOING WELL, NO
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  • WHEN EVERYTHING'S GOING WELL, NOONE HAS TO TELL YOU COUNT IT ALL
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  • ONE HAS TO TELL YOU COUNT IT ALLJOY.
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  • JOY.THE WORD LETS US KNOW THEY GO
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  • THE WORD LETS US KNOW THEY GOHAND AND HAND.
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  • HAND AND HAND.EVEN THOUGH WHEN YOU READ THAT,
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  • EVEN THOUGH WHEN YOU READ THAT,DURING THE ROUGHEST TIMES OF
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  • DURING THE ROUGHEST TIMES OFYOUR LIFE, REALLY GOD?
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  • YOUR LIFE, REALLY GOD?YOU WANT ME TO COUNT THIS JOY?
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  • YOU WANT ME TO COUNT THIS JOY?HOW DO YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY?
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  • HOW DO YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY?IT IS A CHOICE YOU HAVE TO MAKE.
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  • IT IS A CHOICE YOU HAVE TO MAKE.YOU CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY BECAUSE
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  • YOU CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY BECAUSEYOU KNOW NOTHING TAKES GOD BY
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  • YOU KNOW NOTHING TAKES GOD BYSURPRISE.
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  • SURPRISE.HE IS ALWAYS THERE.
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  • HE IS ALWAYS THERE.BECAUSE OF GOD'S PRESENCE,
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  • BECAUSE OF GOD'S PRESENCE,BECAUSE OF HIS KNOWING THAT HE
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  • BECAUSE OF HIS KNOWING THAT HEIS WITH YOU, THAT HE IS FOR YOU
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  • IS WITH YOU, THAT HE IS FOR YOUAND HE HAS ALL POWER.
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  • AND HE HAS ALL POWER.YOU CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY.
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  • YOU CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY.EVERYTHING WE EXPERIENCE WILL HE
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  • EVERYTHING WE EXPERIENCE WILL HECOUNT IT FOR GOOD.
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  • COUNT IT FOR GOOD.ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR OUR
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  • ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR OURGOOD.
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  • GOOD.WE CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY BUT IT
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  • WE CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY BUT ITSOMETHING YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE TO
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  • SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE TODO EVEN IN THE ROUGHEST TIMES IT
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  • DO EVEN IN THE ROUGHEST TIMES ITIS STILL JOY, THAT GOD'S ABLE TO
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  • IS STILL JOY, THAT GOD'S ABLE TODELIVER, SHOULD I SAY PUT IN US
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  • DELIVER, SHOULD I SAY PUT IN USIN SUCH A WAY YOU CAN FEEL IT
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  • IN SUCH A WAY YOU CAN FEEL ITSOMETIMES SOMETIMES YOU CANNOT
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  • SOMETIMES SOMETIMES YOU CANNOTFEEL IT AT ALL.
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  • FEEL IT AT ALL.YOU HAVE TO STAND ON GOD'S WORD
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  • YOU HAVE TO STAND ON GOD'S WORDAND KNOW IT IS THERE.
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  • AND KNOW IT IS THERE.- WHEN I THINK OF JOY, I THINK
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  • - WHEN I THINK OF JOY, I THINKOF GRIEF.
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  • OF GRIEF.JOY HAS STAYING POWER.
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  • JOY HAS STAYING POWER.IT STICKS.
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  • IT STICKS.IT MAKES US RESILIENT.
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  • IT MAKES US RESILIENT.WHEN STORMS COME, IT DOES NOT
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  • WHEN STORMS COME, IT DOES NOTKNOCK US DOWN BECAUSE WE ARE SO
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  • KNOCK US DOWN BECAUSE WE ARE SOROOTED IN HIM.
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  • ROOTED IN HIM.I'M GOING TO READ A SCRIPTURE
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  • I'M GOING TO READ A SCRIPTURECOLOSSIANS TWO VERSE SEVEN NEW
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  • COLOSSIANS TWO VERSE SEVEN NEWLIVING TRANSLATION.
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  • LIVING TRANSLATION.LET YOUR ROOTS GROW DOWN INTO
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  • LET YOUR ROOTS GROW DOWN INTOHIM AND LET YOUR LIVES BE BUILT
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  • HIM AND LET YOUR LIVES BE BUILTUNTO HIM.
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  • UNTO HIM.IT WILL GROW STRONG IN THE TRUTH
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  • IT WILL GROW STRONG IN THE TRUTHYOU WERE TAUGHT AND OVERFLOW
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  • YOU WERE TAUGHT AND OVERFLOWWITH THANKFULNESS.
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  • WITH THANKFULNESS.THAT SCRIPTURE HAS BEEN A
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  • THAT SCRIPTURE HAS BEEN ABEDROCK FOR ME THESE LAST COUPLE
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  • BEDROCK FOR ME THESE LAST COUPLEMONTHS.
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  • MONTHS.EVEN SOME FAMILY THING, MY
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  • EVEN SOME FAMILY THING, MYFAMILY HAS BEEN GOING THROUGH
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  • FAMILY HAS BEEN GOING THROUGHSINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR.
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  • SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR.I HAD THIS RESILIENCE BECAUSE
  • 00:09:10.237 --> 00:09:12.573
  • I HAD THIS RESILIENCE BECAUSEI'M ROOTED SO DEEP IN HIM.
  • 00:09:12.573 --> 00:09:16.343
  • I'M ROOTED SO DEEP IN HIM.I'VE CHOSEN TO BUILD MY LIFE ON
  • 00:09:16.343 --> 00:09:16.610
  • I'VE CHOSEN TO BUILD MY LIFE ONHIM.
  • 00:09:16.610 --> 00:09:18.712
  • HIM.I FEEL THAT JOY, THAT STAYING
  • 00:09:18.712 --> 00:09:23.550
  • I FEEL THAT JOY, THAT STAYINGPOWER STICKS.
  • 00:09:23.550 --> 00:09:24.184
  • POWER STICKS.- ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:09:24.184 --> 00:09:25.552
  • - ABSOLUTELY.OFTENTIMES PEOPLE SAY, GOD DOES
  • 00:09:25.552 --> 00:09:28.488
  • OFTENTIMES PEOPLE SAY, GOD DOESNOT GIVE US MORE THAN WE CAN
  • 00:09:28.488 --> 00:09:28.822
  • NOT GIVE US MORE THAN WE CANHANDLE.
  • 00:09:28.822 --> 00:09:30.657
  • HANDLE.I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT I
  • 00:09:30.657 --> 00:09:34.328
  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT IFEEL LIKE IN MY LIFE, SO MANY
  • 00:09:34.328 --> 00:09:37.864
  • FEEL LIKE IN MY LIFE, SO MANYTHINGS, FROM LOSS TO MARRIAGE TO
  • 00:09:37.864 --> 00:09:43.170
  • THINGS, FROM LOSS TO MARRIAGE TOKIDS AND FAMILIES, HAVING HARD
  • 00:09:43.170 --> 00:09:44.371
  • KIDS AND FAMILIES, HAVING HARDCIRCUMSTANCES TO OTHER HIDDEN
  • 00:09:44.371 --> 00:09:46.740
  • CIRCUMSTANCES TO OTHER HIDDENTHINGS WE ARE EXPERIENCING AND
  • 00:09:46.740 --> 00:09:47.140
  • THINGS WE ARE EXPERIENCING ANDSUFFERING.
  • 00:09:47.140 --> 00:09:48.976
  • SUFFERING.IT IS MORE THAN I CAN HANDLE.
  • 00:09:48.976 --> 00:09:52.579
  • IT IS MORE THAN I CAN HANDLE.IT IS HARD.
  • 00:09:52.579 --> 00:09:54.915
  • IT IS HARD.WE HAVE TO SAY I CAN'T HANDLE
  • 00:09:54.915 --> 00:09:55.849
  • WE HAVE TO SAY I CAN'T HANDLETHIS BUT YOU CAN.
  • 00:09:55.849 --> 00:09:58.785
  • THIS BUT YOU CAN.YOU CAN BE THE SUSTAINER AND
  • 00:09:58.785 --> 00:10:01.321
  • YOU CAN BE THE SUSTAINER ANDUPHOLD ME WITH YOUR RIGHTEOUS
  • 00:10:01.321 --> 00:10:01.822
  • UPHOLD ME WITH YOUR RIGHTEOUSRIGHT HAND.
  • 00:10:01.822 --> 00:10:03.924
  • RIGHT HAND.YOU CAN GIVE ME THE JOY.
  • 00:10:03.924 --> 00:10:05.692
  • YOU CAN GIVE ME THE JOY.IT IS NOT SOMETHING WE CAN
  • 00:10:05.692 --> 00:10:06.893
  • IT IS NOT SOMETHING WE CANMUSTER UP.
  • 00:10:06.893 --> 00:10:09.329
  • MUSTER UP.IN MY HEART OF CIRCUMSTANCES
  • 00:10:09.329 --> 00:10:11.465
  • IN MY HEART OF CIRCUMSTANCESWHEN I WAS LONELY AND HURTING IN
  • 00:10:11.465 --> 00:10:13.333
  • WHEN I WAS LONELY AND HURTING INPAIN IT WAS NOT SOMETHING I
  • 00:10:13.333 --> 00:10:15.602
  • PAIN IT WAS NOT SOMETHING ICOULD TURN ON AND SAY, TODAY I
  • 00:10:15.602 --> 00:10:17.738
  • COULD TURN ON AND SAY, TODAY IREALLY WANT TO FEEL JOY.
  • 00:10:17.738 --> 00:10:20.407
  • REALLY WANT TO FEEL JOY.AND HAPPINESS.
  • 00:10:20.407 --> 00:10:24.311
  • AND HAPPINESS.I FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS GETS ME
  • 00:10:24.311 --> 00:10:27.014
  • I FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS GETS METHROUGH THE DAY BUT JOY KEEPS ME
  • 00:10:27.014 --> 00:10:27.981
  • THROUGH THE DAY BUT JOY KEEPS METHROUGH THE NIGHT.
  • 00:10:27.981 --> 00:10:30.517
  • THROUGH THE NIGHT.WHAT YOU SAID NICOLE ABOUT THE
  • 00:10:30.517 --> 00:10:34.054
  • WHAT YOU SAID NICOLE ABOUT THEDEEP ROOTS THAT HOLD YOU UP,
  • 00:10:34.054 --> 00:10:36.590
  • DEEP ROOTS THAT HOLD YOU UP,THAT DISPLAYS THE GOODNESS OF
  • 00:10:36.590 --> 00:10:38.291
  • THAT DISPLAYS THE GOODNESS OFGOD IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING.
  • 00:10:38.291 --> 00:10:40.927
  • GOD IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING.GOD IS WHAT HELPS US WHEN WE ARE
  • 00:10:40.927 --> 00:10:49.236
  • GOD IS WHAT HELPS US WHEN WE AREDESPAIRING AND WHAT NOBODY KNOWS
  • 00:10:49.236 --> 00:10:50.537
  • DESPAIRING AND WHAT NOBODY KNOWSWE ARE FACING.
  • 00:10:50.537 --> 00:10:52.406
  • WE ARE FACING.WHEN WE HAVE THE JOY OF THE
  • 00:10:52.406 --> 00:10:53.774
  • WHEN WE HAVE THE JOY OF THESPIRIT OUR CIRCUMSTANCES IS NOT
  • 00:10:53.774 --> 00:10:56.576
  • SPIRIT OUR CIRCUMSTANCES IS NOTWHERE WE GET OUR IDENTITY.
  • 00:10:56.576 --> 00:10:57.811
  • WHERE WE GET OUR IDENTITY.IT COMES THROUGH CHRIST.
  • 00:10:57.811 --> 00:10:59.413
  • IT COMES THROUGH CHRIST.HERE WE ARE IN HIM.
  • 00:10:59.413 --> 00:11:00.514
  • HERE WE ARE IN HIM.SALVATION AND THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:11:00.514 --> 00:11:02.749
  • SALVATION AND THE GOSPEL.THAT IS WHERE WE ARE ROOTED.
  • 00:11:02.749 --> 00:11:04.217
  • THAT IS WHERE WE ARE ROOTED.THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE SEE.
  • 00:11:04.217 --> 00:11:06.053
  • THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE SEE.YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:11:06.053 --> 00:11:09.690
  • YOU KNOW WHAT?JESUS REALLY IS ENOUGH.
  • 00:11:09.690 --> 00:11:11.692
  • JESUS REALLY IS ENOUGH.THEY WALKED THROUGH SOMETHING
  • 00:11:11.692 --> 00:11:15.395
  • THEY WALKED THROUGH SOMETHINGAND DID NOT GET BITTER THEY GOT
  • 00:11:15.395 --> 00:11:15.729
  • AND DID NOT GET BITTER THEY GOTBETTER.
  • 00:11:15.729 --> 00:11:18.699
  • BETTER.THE JOY WENT DIRECTLY TO JESUS.
  • 00:11:18.699 --> 00:11:21.435
  • THE JOY WENT DIRECTLY TO JESUS.- I WILL BREAKDOWN BECAUSE I
  • 00:11:21.435 --> 00:11:24.971
  • - I WILL BREAKDOWN BECAUSE ILIKE THE COOKIES ON THE LOWER
  • 00:11:24.971 --> 00:11:25.272
  • LIKE THE COOKIES ON THE LOWERSHELF.
  • 00:11:25.272 --> 00:11:26.873
  • SHELF.WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE TODAY?
  • 00:11:26.873 --> 00:11:30.610
  • WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE TODAY?YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER WHAT CECE
  • 00:11:30.610 --> 00:11:35.949
  • YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER WHAT CECESAYS JOY IS AN ACTION VERB.
  • 00:11:35.949 --> 00:11:37.951
  • SAYS JOY IS AN ACTION VERB.THE IMPLICATION OF MOVING
  • 00:11:37.951 --> 00:11:39.920
  • THE IMPLICATION OF MOVINGFORWARD, SOMETIMES IT IS TAKING
  • 00:11:39.920 --> 00:11:41.455
  • FORWARD, SOMETIMES IT IS TAKINGTHE NEXT RIGHT STEP.
  • 00:11:41.455 --> 00:11:45.625
  • THE NEXT RIGHT STEP.I MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO SEE INTO
  • 00:11:45.625 --> 00:11:48.161
  • I MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO SEE INTOTOMORROW OR PAST MEMORIAL DAY
  • 00:11:48.161 --> 00:11:50.497
  • TOMORROW OR PAST MEMORIAL DAYEVE, BUT TODAY I CAN CHOOSE TO
  • 00:11:50.497 --> 00:11:52.766
  • EVE, BUT TODAY I CAN CHOOSE TOTAKE THE NEXT RIGHT STEP AND
  • 00:11:52.766 --> 00:11:55.368
  • TAKE THE NEXT RIGHT STEP ANDWHEN GOD SAYS HE IS GOOD ALL THE
  • 00:11:55.368 --> 00:11:57.871
  • WHEN GOD SAYS HE IS GOOD ALL THETIME, ULTIMATELY EVERYTHING WILL
  • 00:11:57.871 --> 00:11:59.973
  • TIME, ULTIMATELY EVERYTHING WILLWORK OUT FOR HIS GLORY.
  • 00:11:59.973 --> 00:12:02.008
  • WORK OUT FOR HIS GLORY.EVEN THOUGH I CAN'T SEE HIS HAND
  • 00:12:02.008 --> 00:12:04.978
  • EVEN THOUGH I CAN'T SEE HIS HANDRIGHT NOW I'M GOING TO CHOOSE
  • 00:12:04.978 --> 00:12:07.314
  • RIGHT NOW I'M GOING TO CHOOSEJOY IN WHAT FEELS LIKE A DARK
  • 00:12:07.314 --> 00:12:07.748
  • JOY IN WHAT FEELS LIKE A DARKCIRCUMSTANCE.
  • 00:12:07.748 --> 00:12:10.383
  • CIRCUMSTANCE.THOSE WATCHING TODAY WHO GO, IT
  • 00:12:10.383 --> 00:12:12.686
  • THOSE WATCHING TODAY WHO GO, ITSOUNDS PIE IN THE SKY, I SAY
  • 00:12:12.686 --> 00:12:13.787
  • SOUNDS PIE IN THE SKY, I SAYJUST MOVE.
  • 00:12:13.787 --> 00:12:18.825
  • JUST MOVE.I WROTE A BOOK ONCE THERE ARE
  • 00:12:18.825 --> 00:12:21.862
  • I WROTE A BOOK ONCE THERE AREPSYCHOLOGICAL BENEFITS IN A
  • 00:12:21.862 --> 00:12:24.664
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL BENEFITS IN AHOSPITAL SOMEONE MOVING FROM ONE
  • 00:12:24.664 --> 00:12:26.566
  • HOSPITAL SOMEONE MOVING FROM ONEWINDOW TO THE NEXT IT CHANGED
  • 00:12:26.566 --> 00:12:27.501
  • WINDOW TO THE NEXT IT CHANGEDTHEIR PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:12:27.501 --> 00:12:29.936
  • THEIR PERSPECTIVE.IF YOU ARE STUCK IN A PLACE THAT
  • 00:12:29.936 --> 00:12:31.138
  • IF YOU ARE STUCK IN A PLACE THATFEELS JOYLESS.
  • 00:12:31.138 --> 00:12:33.907
  • FEELS JOYLESS.I SAY JUST TAKE ONE SMALL STEP
  • 00:12:33.907 --> 00:12:36.543
  • I SAY JUST TAKE ONE SMALL STEPOF BELIEVING, WHATEVER THAT
  • 00:12:36.543 --> 00:12:38.512
  • OF BELIEVING, WHATEVER THATLOOKS LIKE FOR YOU GOD IS GOOD
  • 00:12:38.512 --> 00:12:40.947
  • LOOKS LIKE FOR YOU GOD IS GOODEVEN IF YOU CAN'T SEE HIM AROUND
  • 00:12:40.947 --> 00:12:43.350
  • EVEN IF YOU CAN'T SEE HIM AROUNDTHE CORNER OF YOUR
  • 00:12:43.350 --> 00:12:44.384
  • THE CORNER OF YOURCIRCUMSTANCES, CHOOSE TO TAKE
  • 00:12:44.384 --> 00:12:46.920
  • CIRCUMSTANCES, CHOOSE TO TAKETHE NEXT RIGHT STEP TOWARDS
  • 00:12:46.920 --> 00:12:47.854
  • THE NEXT RIGHT STEP TOWARDSGOD'S GOODNESS.
  • 00:12:47.854 --> 00:12:51.858
  • GOD'S GOODNESS.HOPE IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:12:51.858 --> 00:12:53.727
  • HOPE IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR.- THAT'S SO GOOD.
  • 00:12:53.727 --> 00:12:58.131
  • - THAT'S SO GOOD.I WAS READING TODAY WHEN JESUS
  • 00:12:58.131 --> 00:13:00.467
  • I WAS READING TODAY WHEN JESUSPRAYED FOR HIS DISCIPLES, ONE OF
  • 00:13:00.467 --> 00:13:02.803
  • PRAYED FOR HIS DISCIPLES, ONE OFHIS LONGEST PRAYERS IN JOHN 17.
  • 00:13:02.803 --> 00:13:04.805
  • HIS LONGEST PRAYERS IN JOHN 17.HE SAID I SPEAK IN THE WORLD
  • 00:13:04.805 --> 00:13:08.408
  • HE SAID I SPEAK IN THE WORLDTHEY MIGHT HAVE MY JOYFUL FILLED
  • 00:13:08.408 --> 00:13:12.312
  • THEY MIGHT HAVE MY JOYFUL FILLEDIN THEMSELVES.
  • 00:13:12.312 --> 00:13:14.080
  • IN THEMSELVES.JESUS IS JOY IT IS HIS JOY.
  • 00:13:14.080 --> 00:13:16.116
  • JESUS IS JOY IT IS HIS JOY.IT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY.
  • 00:13:16.116 --> 00:13:18.518
  • IT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY.HAPPINESS IS SEPARATE FROM GOD.
  • 00:13:18.518 --> 00:13:22.722
  • HAPPINESS IS SEPARATE FROM GOD.HAPPINESS IS DOING WHAT I WANT.
  • 00:13:22.722 --> 00:13:24.124
  • HAPPINESS IS DOING WHAT I WANT.THAT'S HAPPINESS.
  • 00:13:24.124 --> 00:13:26.326
  • THAT'S HAPPINESS.JOY CARRIES YOU THROUGH THE
  • 00:13:26.326 --> 00:13:26.793
  • JOY CARRIES YOU THROUGH THENIGHT.
  • 00:13:26.793 --> 00:13:29.329
  • NIGHT.IT IS SUSTAINING JOY ON THE
  • 00:13:29.329 --> 00:13:32.499
  • IT IS SUSTAINING JOY ON THEINSIDE WHERE WE CAN GRIEVE AND
  • 00:13:32.499 --> 00:13:33.400
  • INSIDE WHERE WE CAN GRIEVE ANDREJOICE AT THE SAME TIME.
  • 00:13:33.400 --> 00:13:34.801
  • REJOICE AT THE SAME TIME.I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:13:34.801 --> 00:13:37.537
  • I LOVE THAT.WHEN PAUL SAYS TO COUNT IT ALL
  • 00:13:37.537 --> 00:13:41.575
  • WHEN PAUL SAYS TO COUNT IT ALLJOY, I BELIEVE THAT IS BECAUSE
  • 00:13:41.575 --> 00:13:45.178
  • JOY, I BELIEVE THAT IS BECAUSEIT IS A TIME OF MATURING.
  • 00:13:45.178 --> 00:13:46.580
  • IT IS A TIME OF MATURING.WE COUNT IT ALL JOY BECAUSE
  • 00:13:46.580 --> 00:13:49.850
  • WE COUNT IT ALL JOY BECAUSETHOSE ARE THE TRIALS THAT WORK
  • 00:13:49.850 --> 00:13:53.486
  • THOSE ARE THE TRIALS THAT WORKTHE PATIENCE AND YOU CAN BE
  • 00:13:53.486 --> 00:13:54.921
  • THE PATIENCE AND YOU CAN BELACKING NOTHING FROM GOD THAT'S
  • 00:13:54.921 --> 00:14:01.494
  • LACKING NOTHING FROM GOD THAT'SWHY WE CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY.
  • 00:14:01.494 --> 00:14:02.596
  • WHY WE CAN COUNT IT ALL JOY.- CeCe: THAT IS WHY WE CAN
  • 00:14:02.596 --> 00:14:03.697
  • - CeCe: THAT IS WHY WE CANCOUNT IT ALL JOY.
  • 00:14:03.697 --> 00:14:07.500
  • COUNT IT ALL JOY.I LOVE WHAT YOU SAID, EVERYBODY,
  • 00:14:07.500 --> 00:14:10.136
  • I LOVE WHAT YOU SAID, EVERYBODY,BUT WHEN YOU SAY, LAURIE, ABOUT
  • 00:14:10.136 --> 00:14:12.105
  • BUT WHEN YOU SAY, LAURIE, ABOUTCHARACTER BUILDING.
  • 00:14:12.105 --> 00:14:13.440
  • CHARACTER BUILDING.WHENEVER YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY
  • 00:14:13.440 --> 00:14:16.409
  • WHENEVER YOU COUNT IT ALL JOYYOU ARE CHARACTER BUILDING.
  • 00:14:16.409 --> 00:14:18.345
  • YOU ARE CHARACTER BUILDING.GOD'S DOING SOMETHING IN YOU FOR
  • 00:14:18.345 --> 00:14:20.247
  • GOD'S DOING SOMETHING IN YOU FORYOU TO PERSEVERE.
  • 00:14:20.247 --> 00:14:22.115
  • YOU TO PERSEVERE.IT IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE
  • 00:14:22.115 --> 00:14:25.318
  • IT IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THETRIAL AND TRIBULATION WHERE YOU
  • 00:14:25.318 --> 00:14:26.887
  • TRIAL AND TRIBULATION WHERE YOUSEE TRANSFORMATION.
  • 00:14:26.887 --> 00:14:31.658
  • SEE TRANSFORMATION.GOING BACK TO WHAT LISA SAID.
  • 00:14:31.658 --> 00:14:33.226
  • GOING BACK TO WHAT LISA SAID.THE WORD OF GOD IS AWESOME IT IS
  • 00:14:33.226 --> 00:14:37.297
  • THE WORD OF GOD IS AWESOME IT ISA LIGHT UNTO OUR PATH.
  • 00:14:37.297 --> 00:14:40.433
  • A LIGHT UNTO OUR PATH.THE WORD TAKES YOU TO THE NEXT
  • 00:14:40.433 --> 00:14:40.734
  • THE WORD TAKES YOU TO THE NEXTSTEP.
  • 00:14:40.734 --> 00:14:42.535
  • STEP.FOR THOSE OF US WHO DON'T KNOW
  • 00:14:42.535 --> 00:14:43.637
  • FOR THOSE OF US WHO DON'T KNOWWHAT TO DO.
  • 00:14:43.637 --> 00:14:45.005
  • WHAT TO DO.GO TO THE WORD.
  • 00:14:45.005 --> 00:14:47.107
  • GO TO THE WORD.HE WILL GIVE YOU WHAT TO DO DAY
  • 00:14:47.107 --> 00:14:48.041
  • HE WILL GIVE YOU WHAT TO DO DAYBY DAY.
  • 00:14:48.041 --> 00:14:49.342
  • BY DAY.DAILY BREAD.
  • 00:14:49.342 --> 00:14:51.611
  • DAILY BREAD.WE GET DISCOURAGE THE AND
  • 00:14:51.611 --> 00:14:52.479
  • WE GET DISCOURAGE THE ANDDISAPPOINTED BECAUSE WE DON'T
  • 00:14:52.479 --> 00:14:53.380
  • DISAPPOINTED BECAUSE WE DON'TSEE THE END.
  • 00:14:53.380 --> 00:14:55.515
  • SEE THE END.WE DON'T HAVE TO SEE THE END.
  • 00:14:55.515 --> 00:14:56.950
  • WE DON'T HAVE TO SEE THE END.GOD SEES THE END.
  • 00:14:56.950 --> 00:14:58.752
  • GOD SEES THE END.IT IS THROUGH HIS WORD HE WILL
  • 00:14:58.752 --> 00:15:02.122
  • IT IS THROUGH HIS WORD HE WILLTAKE YOU STEP-BY-STEP AS YOU
  • 00:15:02.122 --> 00:15:03.590
  • TAKE YOU STEP-BY-STEP AS YOUCONTINUE TO CHOOSE JOY.
  • 00:15:03.590 --> 00:15:04.758
  • CONTINUE TO CHOOSE JOY.IT IS AN ACTION.
  • 00:15:04.758 --> 00:15:08.428
  • IT IS AN ACTION.YOU HAVE TO MOVE OUT IN ORDER TO
  • 00:15:08.428 --> 00:15:10.063
  • YOU HAVE TO MOVE OUT IN ORDER TOEXPERIENCE THAT CHARACTER
  • 00:15:10.063 --> 00:15:12.766
  • EXPERIENCE THAT CHARACTERBUILDING AND EXPERIENCE THE JOY
  • 00:15:12.766 --> 00:15:18.571
  • BUILDING AND EXPERIENCE THE JOYON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRIAL.
  • 00:15:18.571 --> 00:15:20.507
  • ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRIAL.- I LOVE THAT, CECE.
  • 00:15:20.507 --> 00:15:22.909
  • - I LOVE THAT, CECE.I THOUGHT ABOUT THE SCRIPTURE
  • 00:15:22.909 --> 00:15:27.614
  • I THOUGHT ABOUT THE SCRIPTURETHE WORD IS ALIVE AND ACTIVE
  • 00:15:27.614 --> 00:15:30.650
  • THE WORD IS ALIVE AND ACTIVESHARPER THAN ANY TWO-EDGED
  • 00:15:30.650 --> 00:15:30.984
  • SHARPER THAN ANY TWO-EDGEDSWORD.
  • 00:15:30.984 --> 00:15:33.286
  • SWORD.WHEN WE SAY IN THE WORD AND EVEN
  • 00:15:33.286 --> 00:15:34.854
  • WHEN WE SAY IN THE WORD AND EVENTAKING A FEW MOMENTS.
  • 00:15:34.854 --> 00:15:36.289
  • TAKING A FEW MOMENTS.I'VE BEEN HOME SCHOOLING OUR
  • 00:15:36.289 --> 00:15:38.825
  • I'VE BEEN HOME SCHOOLING OURELEVEN YEAR OLD SON THROUGHOUT
  • 00:15:38.825 --> 00:15:39.659
  • ELEVEN YEAR OLD SON THROUGHOUTTHE QUARANTINE.
  • 00:15:39.659 --> 00:15:42.929
  • THE QUARANTINE.- YOU GO GIRL.
  • 00:15:42.929 --> 00:15:44.831
  • - YOU GO GIRL.- GOD BLESS YOU.
  • 00:15:44.831 --> 00:15:47.734
  • - GOD BLESS YOU.- WE HAD ALL THIS TIME ON OUR
  • 00:15:47.734 --> 00:15:49.936
  • - WE HAD ALL THIS TIME ON OURHANDS, I'VE BEEN BUSIER THAN
  • 00:15:49.936 --> 00:15:51.137
  • HANDS, I'VE BEEN BUSIER THANEVER AT HOME.
  • 00:15:51.137 --> 00:15:56.443
  • EVER AT HOME.JUST TO STEAL AWAY TEN MINUTES
  • 00:15:56.443 --> 00:15:57.877
  • JUST TO STEAL AWAY TEN MINUTESTO MEDITATE ON SCRIPTURES.
  • 00:15:57.877 --> 00:15:59.813
  • TO MEDITATE ON SCRIPTURES.IT GIVES ME LIFE.
  • 00:15:59.813 --> 00:16:02.749
  • IT GIVES ME LIFE.IT COMES ALIVE ON THE INSIDE OF
  • 00:16:02.749 --> 00:16:03.116
  • IT COMES ALIVE ON THE INSIDE OFME.
  • 00:16:03.116 --> 00:16:06.086
  • ME.I WAS THINKING ABOUT THE OLD
  • 00:16:06.086 --> 00:16:08.655
  • I WAS THINKING ABOUT THE OLDSONG, I REMEMBER SINGING AS A
  • 00:16:08.655 --> 00:16:08.922
  • SONG, I REMEMBER SINGING AS AKID.
  • 00:16:08.922 --> 00:16:11.391
  • KID.I'VE GOT THE JOY, JOY, JOY, JOY,
  • 00:16:11.391 --> 00:16:12.759
  • I'VE GOT THE JOY, JOY, JOY, JOY,DOWN IN MY HEART.
  • 00:16:12.759 --> 00:16:16.363
  • DOWN IN MY HEART.DOWN IN MY HEART TO STAY.
  • 00:16:16.363 --> 00:16:19.733
  • DOWN IN MY HEART TO STAY.BUT IT REALLY IS THAT DISCIPLINE
  • 00:16:19.733 --> 00:16:25.205
  • BUT IT REALLY IS THAT DISCIPLINEOF TAKING TIME OUT TO MEDITATE
  • 00:16:25.205 --> 00:16:30.243
  • OF TAKING TIME OUT TO MEDITATEON HIS WORD EVEN FOR A FEW
  • 00:16:30.243 --> 00:16:32.078
  • ON HIS WORD EVEN FOR A FEWMOMENTS, THAT JOY THAT'S COME
  • 00:16:32.078 --> 00:16:34.014
  • MOMENTS, THAT JOY THAT'S COMEALIVE ON THE INSIDE OF ME.
  • 00:16:34.014 --> 00:16:40.453
  • ALIVE ON THE INSIDE OF ME.THE WORD OF GOD IS ALIVE AND
  • 00:16:40.453 --> 00:16:40.787
  • THE WORD OF GOD IS ALIVE ANDACTIVE.
  • 00:16:40.787 --> 00:16:42.422
  • ACTIVE.- THE WORD OF GOD GIVES US
  • 00:16:42.422 --> 00:16:43.089
  • - THE WORD OF GOD GIVES USPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:16:43.089 --> 00:16:45.492
  • PERSPECTIVE.MY PERSPECTIVE IS NOT ALWAYS
  • 00:16:45.492 --> 00:16:45.992
  • MY PERSPECTIVE IS NOT ALWAYSTRUE.
  • 00:16:45.992 --> 00:16:47.694
  • TRUE.IT IS NOT ALWAYS RIGHT.
  • 00:16:47.694 --> 00:16:49.963
  • IT IS NOT ALWAYS RIGHT.IT IS NOT ALWAYS FOCUSED ON
  • 00:16:49.963 --> 00:16:50.597
  • IT IS NOT ALWAYS FOCUSED ONETERNAL THINGS.
  • 00:16:50.597 --> 00:16:54.401
  • ETERNAL THINGS.SO MANY TIMES I GET BOGGED DOWN
  • 00:16:54.401 --> 00:16:56.703
  • SO MANY TIMES I GET BOGGED DOWNIN THIS EARTHLY LIFE AND GET
  • 00:16:56.703 --> 00:16:57.904
  • IN THIS EARTHLY LIFE AND GETBOGGED DOWN THINKING WHAT IS
  • 00:16:57.904 --> 00:17:00.240
  • BOGGED DOWN THINKING WHAT ISRIGHT IN FRONT OF ME RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:17:00.240 --> 00:17:02.542
  • RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME RIGHT NOW?WHAT IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME IS
  • 00:17:02.542 --> 00:17:08.448
  • WHAT IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME ISPAIN, SORROW AND HEARTACHE?
  • 00:17:08.448 --> 00:17:10.817
  • PAIN, SORROW AND HEARTACHE?WE LITERALLY HAVE THE HENS OF
  • 00:17:10.817 --> 00:17:18.758
  • WE LITERALLY HAVE THE HENS OFSELF-PITY AND RESENTMENT.
  • 00:17:18.758 --> 00:17:20.293
  • SELF-PITY AND RESENTMENT.WHEN WE DO EVERY SITUATION THAT
  • 00:17:20.293 --> 00:17:27.867
  • WHEN WE DO EVERY SITUATION THATCOMES INTO OUR LIFE IS A JOY
  • 00:17:27.867 --> 00:17:28.201
  • COMES INTO OUR LIFE IS A JOYSTEALER.
  • 00:17:28.201 --> 00:17:31.237
  • STEALER.WE LAY IT BEFORE GOD AND SAY
  • 00:17:31.237 --> 00:17:33.039
  • WE LAY IT BEFORE GOD AND SAYGOD, WOULD YOU PUT THIS OFF?
  • 00:17:33.039 --> 00:17:35.642
  • GOD, WOULD YOU PUT THIS OFF?I'M NOT FIXING MY EYES ON JESUS
  • 00:17:35.642 --> 00:17:36.209
  • I'M NOT FIXING MY EYES ON JESUSRIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:36.209 --> 00:17:38.678
  • RIGHT NOW.I CAN'T SEE PAST THIS RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:38.678 --> 00:17:41.981
  • I CAN'T SEE PAST THIS RIGHT NOW.ASK GOD TO HELP US FIX OUR EYES
  • 00:17:41.981 --> 00:17:43.416
  • ASK GOD TO HELP US FIX OUR EYESON HIM.
  • 00:17:43.416 --> 00:17:46.653
  • ON HIM.THE JOY SET BEFORE GOD.
  • 00:17:46.653 --> 00:17:49.089
  • THE JOY SET BEFORE GOD.JESUS KNEW WHAT WAS COMING AND
  • 00:17:49.089 --> 00:17:52.926
  • JESUS KNEW WHAT WAS COMING ANDHE HAD JOY.
  • 00:17:52.926 --> 00:17:56.629
  • HE HAD JOY.THAT'S SOMETHING I HAVE TO DO IS
  • 00:17:56.629 --> 00:18:00.133
  • THAT'S SOMETHING I HAVE TO DO ISLAY DOWN MY PERSPECTIVE AND PICK
  • 00:18:00.133 --> 00:18:02.368
  • LAY DOWN MY PERSPECTIVE AND PICKUP GOD'S PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:18:02.368 --> 00:18:04.938
  • UP GOD'S PERSPECTIVE.HELP ME DO THIS THROUGH YOUR
  • 00:18:04.938 --> 00:18:05.238
  • HELP ME DO THIS THROUGH YOURLENS.
  • 00:18:05.238 --> 00:18:07.040
  • LENS.I AM SEE RIGHT NOW I SEE ONE
  • 00:18:07.040 --> 00:18:08.641
  • I AM SEE RIGHT NOW I SEE ONELITTLE STEP AHEAD OF ME.
  • 00:18:08.641 --> 00:18:12.745
  • LITTLE STEP AHEAD OF ME.THAT IS THE ENTIRE PICTURE.
  • 00:18:12.745 --> 00:18:15.148
  • THAT IS THE ENTIRE PICTURE.IT IS A MOMENT BY MOMENT.
  • 00:18:15.148 --> 00:18:16.883
  • IT IS A MOMENT BY MOMENT.THAT IS WHAT SURRENDER IS.
  • 00:18:16.883 --> 00:18:18.918
  • THAT IS WHAT SURRENDER IS.IT IS NOT ONE DAY I'M STRUGGLING
  • 00:18:18.918 --> 00:18:20.920
  • IT IS NOT ONE DAY I'M STRUGGLINGI GIVE IT TO GOD AND I NEVER
  • 00:18:20.920 --> 00:18:23.223
  • I GIVE IT TO GOD AND I NEVERSTRUGGLE WITH IT AGAIN.
  • 00:18:23.223 --> 00:18:25.792
  • STRUGGLE WITH IT AGAIN.I HAVE TO GO MOMENT BY MOMENT
  • 00:18:25.792 --> 00:18:29.262
  • I HAVE TO GO MOMENT BY MOMENTEVEN IN THE MIDST WHAT YOU WERE
  • 00:18:29.262 --> 00:18:33.099
  • EVEN IN THE MIDST WHAT YOU WERESAYING, NICOLE, THE HOME
  • 00:18:33.099 --> 00:18:34.801
  • SAYING, NICOLE, THE HOMESCHOOLING AND OTHER THINGS WE
  • 00:18:34.801 --> 00:18:38.004
  • SCHOOLING AND OTHER THINGS WENEVER THOUGHT WOULD BE IN THE
  • 00:18:38.004 --> 00:18:38.271
  • NEVER THOUGHT WOULD BE IN THEMIX.
  • 00:18:38.271 --> 00:18:40.640
  • MIX.I'VE BEEN COOKING UP A STORM
  • 00:18:40.640 --> 00:18:44.811
  • I'VE BEEN COOKING UP A STORMLATELY WITH MY FIVE HUNGRY
  • 00:18:44.811 --> 00:18:45.145
  • LATELY WITH MY FIVE HUNGRYHIPPOS.
  • 00:18:45.145 --> 00:18:46.479
  • HIPPOS.I'VE BEEN ASKING GOD WOULD YOU
  • 00:18:46.479 --> 00:18:49.349
  • I'VE BEEN ASKING GOD WOULD YOUMEET ME HERE IN THE MIDST OF
  • 00:18:49.349 --> 00:18:51.217
  • MEET ME HERE IN THE MIDST OFSTIRRING THIS POT ONE MORE TIME.
  • 00:18:51.217 --> 00:18:55.388
  • STIRRING THIS POT ONE MORE TIME.WOULD YOU REMIND ME OF YOUR
  • 00:18:55.388 --> 00:18:56.923
  • WOULD YOU REMIND ME OF YOURPERSPECTIVE IN THIS?
  • 00:18:56.923 --> 00:18:59.592
  • PERSPECTIVE IN THIS?GOD IS A LIGHT TO OUR PATH.
  • 00:18:59.592 --> 00:19:04.430
  • GOD IS A LIGHT TO OUR PATH.IT IS A GREATER PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:19:04.430 --> 00:19:05.665
  • IT IS A GREATER PERSPECTIVE.- Lisa: I LOVE WHAT YOU ARE
  • 00:19:05.665 --> 00:19:08.468
  • - Lisa: I LOVE WHAT YOU ARETALKING ABOUT PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:19:08.468 --> 00:19:12.839
  • TALKING ABOUT PERSPECTIVE.THE LENS WE SEE EVERYTHING.
  • 00:19:12.839 --> 00:19:18.311
  • THE LENS WE SEE EVERYTHING.WE HAVE-- MAYBE YOU ARE ALL TOO
  • 00:19:18.311 --> 00:19:20.113
  • WE HAVE-- MAYBE YOU ARE ALL TOOYOUNG, CECE DO YOU REMEMBER THE
  • 00:19:20.113 --> 00:19:22.949
  • YOUNG, CECE DO YOU REMEMBER THEMOVIE THE BIRDS BY ALFRED
  • 00:19:22.949 --> 00:19:25.084
  • MOVIE THE BIRDS BY ALFREDHITCHCOCK THE BIRDS.
  • 00:19:25.084 --> 00:19:28.488
  • HITCHCOCK THE BIRDS.WE HAVE BEEN UNDER SIEGE AT OUR
  • 00:19:28.488 --> 00:19:30.790
  • WE HAVE BEEN UNDER SIEGE AT OURHOUSE IN THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:19:30.790 --> 00:19:34.561
  • HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY.I LIVE 30 MILES SOUTH OF
  • 00:19:34.561 --> 00:19:35.261
  • I LIVE 30 MILES SOUTH OFNASHVILLE.
  • 00:19:35.261 --> 00:19:38.298
  • NASHVILLE.THIS ONE CRAZIED CARDINAL IS
  • 00:19:38.298 --> 00:19:40.200
  • THIS ONE CRAZIED CARDINAL ISCONVINCED WHEN HE FLIES TO THE
  • 00:19:40.200 --> 00:19:43.770
  • CONVINCED WHEN HE FLIES TO THEWINDOW THAT HIS RIVAL IS IN THE
  • 00:19:43.770 --> 00:19:44.170
  • WINDOW THAT HIS RIVAL IS IN THEREFLECTION.
  • 00:19:44.170 --> 00:19:46.339
  • REFLECTION.A WEEK, THIS CARDINAL, I'M
  • 00:19:46.339 --> 00:19:48.141
  • A WEEK, THIS CARDINAL, I'MHAVING A HARD TIME NOT PRAYING
  • 00:19:48.141 --> 00:19:50.977
  • HAVING A HARD TIME NOT PRAYINGHE WILL KILL HIMSELF DOING THIS
  • 00:19:50.977 --> 00:19:53.012
  • HE WILL KILL HIMSELF DOING THISBUT I DON'T WANT TO GET THE
  • 00:19:53.012 --> 00:19:57.584
  • BUT I DON'T WANT TO GET THEANIMAL RIGHTS LOVERS, I LOVE
  • 00:19:57.584 --> 00:20:00.086
  • ANIMAL RIGHTS LOVERS, I LOVECARDINALS, THE CARDINAL WAKES ME
  • 00:20:00.086 --> 00:20:03.389
  • CARDINALS, THE CARDINAL WAKES MEUP AT FIVE O'CLOCK EVERY MORNING
  • 00:20:03.389 --> 00:20:06.693
  • UP AT FIVE O'CLOCK EVERY MORNINGHURLING HIMSELF INTO THE WINDOW.
  • 00:20:06.693 --> 00:20:11.698
  • HURLING HIMSELF INTO THE WINDOW.WE HAVE DONE SHUTTERS AND THE
  • 00:20:11.698 --> 00:20:16.369
  • WE HAVE DONE SHUTTERS AND THEAGENCY TO WHAT TO DO WITH THEM.
  • 00:20:16.369 --> 00:20:19.806
  • AGENCY TO WHAT TO DO WITH THEM.ONE SAID IT MIGHT BE A YEAR.
  • 00:20:19.806 --> 00:20:32.118
  • ONE SAID IT MIGHT BE A YEAR.I'M LOOKING IN POISON BUT THIS
  • 00:20:32.118 --> 00:20:38.558
  • I'M LOOKING IN POISON BUT THISDUMB BIRDS THINKS HE SEES HIS
  • 00:20:38.558 --> 00:20:38.958
  • DUMB BIRDS THINKS HE SEES HISREFLECTION.
  • 00:20:38.958 --> 00:20:40.893
  • REFLECTION.SOMETIMES I DO THE SAME THING.
  • 00:20:40.893 --> 00:20:45.064
  • SOMETIMES I DO THE SAME THING.SOMETIMES I'M CONVINCED BY MY
  • 00:20:45.064 --> 00:20:47.834
  • SOMETIMES I'M CONVINCED BY MYHEART THAT WHAT I CAN SEE IS MY
  • 00:20:47.834 --> 00:20:48.167
  • HEART THAT WHAT I CAN SEE IS MYREALITY.
  • 00:20:48.167 --> 00:20:50.036
  • REALITY.I'VE GOT TO LITERALLY BACK UP
  • 00:20:50.036 --> 00:20:52.672
  • I'VE GOT TO LITERALLY BACK UPAND PUT ON DIFFERENT GLASSES AND
  • 00:20:52.672 --> 00:20:57.577
  • AND PUT ON DIFFERENT GLASSES ANDGO, WHAT I SEE IS NOT ALWAYS
  • 00:20:57.577 --> 00:20:57.944
  • GO, WHAT I SEE IS NOT ALWAYSACCURATE.
  • 00:20:57.944 --> 00:21:00.480
  • ACCURATE.I'VE HAD TO GO GOODNESS,
  • 00:21:00.480 --> 00:21:03.249
  • I'VE HAD TO GO GOODNESS,GRACIOUS, AM I ALWAYS WEARING
  • 00:21:03.249 --> 00:21:08.688
  • GRACIOUS, AM I ALWAYS WEARINGTHE ETERNAL LENS OF GOD'S
  • 00:21:08.688 --> 00:21:09.188
  • THE ETERNAL LENS OF GOD'SPERSPECTIVE?
  • 00:21:09.188 --> 00:21:11.157
  • PERSPECTIVE?IT SEEMS EVERYTHING IS
  • 00:21:11.157 --> 00:21:11.524
  • IT SEEMS EVERYTHING ISUNCERTAIN.
  • 00:21:11.524 --> 00:21:13.359
  • UNCERTAIN.IF YOU LISTEN TO THE NEWS FOR
  • 00:21:13.359 --> 00:21:15.561
  • IF YOU LISTEN TO THE NEWS FORVERY LONG YOU CAN THINK, OH,
  • 00:21:15.561 --> 00:21:17.397
  • VERY LONG YOU CAN THINK, OH,GOODNESS, SURELY, THIS IS OUR
  • 00:21:17.397 --> 00:21:19.198
  • GOODNESS, SURELY, THIS IS OURREALITY FOR THE FUTURE.
  • 00:21:19.198 --> 00:21:21.167
  • REALITY FOR THE FUTURE.I HAVE TO GO NO.
  • 00:21:21.167 --> 00:21:23.002
  • I HAVE TO GO NO.OUR GOD IS ON THE THRONE, OUR
  • 00:21:23.002 --> 00:21:24.237
  • OUR GOD IS ON THE THRONE, OURGOD IS IN CONTROL.
  • 00:21:24.237 --> 00:21:26.072
  • GOD IS IN CONTROL.OUR GOD IS A REDEEMER.
  • 00:21:26.072 --> 00:21:28.308
  • OUR GOD IS A REDEEMER.HE IS FOR US NOT AGAINST US.
  • 00:21:28.308 --> 00:21:30.810
  • HE IS FOR US NOT AGAINST US.IT IS AN ACTION OF GOING I'M NOT
  • 00:21:30.810 --> 00:21:32.812
  • IT IS AN ACTION OF GOING I'M NOTGOING TO LOOK AT WHAT I SEE IN
  • 00:21:32.812 --> 00:21:33.746
  • GOING TO LOOK AT WHAT I SEE INFRONT OF ME.
  • 00:21:33.746 --> 00:21:35.948
  • FRONT OF ME.I'M GOING TO BACK UP, TAKE A
  • 00:21:35.948 --> 00:21:38.017
  • I'M GOING TO BACK UP, TAKE ADEEP BREATH.
  • 00:21:38.017 --> 00:21:41.621
  • DEEP BREATH.I LOVE THE NAME FOR HOLY SPIRIT
  • 00:21:41.621 --> 00:21:44.257
  • I LOVE THE NAME FOR HOLY SPIRITIS BREATH, RUACH.
  • 00:21:44.257 --> 00:21:46.859
  • IS BREATH, RUACH.BREATHE IN, CLOSE MY EYES AND
  • 00:21:46.859 --> 00:21:49.395
  • BREATHE IN, CLOSE MY EYES ANDLET ME EXHALE ANXIETY.
  • 00:21:49.395 --> 00:21:51.564
  • LET ME EXHALE ANXIETY.LET ME LOOK WITH FRESH GLASSES
  • 00:21:51.564 --> 00:21:53.833
  • LET ME LOOK WITH FRESH GLASSESAT WHAT IS IN FRONT OF ME.
  • 00:21:53.833 --> 00:21:56.102
  • AT WHAT IS IN FRONT OF ME.GOD'S GOT THIS.
  • 00:21:56.102 --> 00:21:57.403
  • GOD'S GOT THIS.GOD'S GOT US.
  • 00:21:57.403 --> 00:22:00.807
  • GOD'S GOT US.JOY AND PERSPECTIVE, THOSE ARE
  • 00:22:00.807 --> 00:22:08.648
  • JOY AND PERSPECTIVE, THOSE ARECLOSE COUSINS.
  • 00:22:08.648 --> 00:22:10.216
  • CLOSE COUSINS.- THAT IS POWERFUL.
  • 00:22:10.216 --> 00:22:13.186
  • - THAT IS POWERFUL.LISA, YOU ARE A BLESS.
  • 00:22:13.186 --> 00:22:14.754
  • LISA, YOU ARE A BLESS.- Lisa: I'M GOING TO GET THIS
  • 00:22:14.754 --> 00:22:20.126
  • - Lisa: I'M GOING TO GET THISBIRD SEND THIS BIRD TO YOUR
  • 00:22:20.126 --> 00:22:20.426
  • BIRD SEND THIS BIRD TO YOURHOUSE.
  • 00:22:20.426 --> 00:22:24.097
  • HOUSE.- CeCe: I HAVE MY OWN BIRDS
  • 00:22:24.097 --> 00:22:25.531
  • - CeCe: I HAVE MY OWN BIRDSDOING THE SAME THING.
  • 00:22:25.531 --> 00:22:27.633
  • DOING THE SAME THING.SO JUST MINISTER TO ME.
  • 00:22:27.633 --> 00:22:32.405
  • SO JUST MINISTER TO ME.YOU SAID HIS REFLECTION IS HIS
  • 00:22:32.405 --> 00:22:32.705
  • YOU SAID HIS REFLECTION IS HISRIVAL.
  • 00:22:32.705 --> 00:22:34.507
  • RIVAL.THAT IS UNBELIEVABLE.
  • 00:22:34.507 --> 00:22:36.743
  • THAT IS UNBELIEVABLE.WHAT BRITTANY SAID IS SO
  • 00:22:36.743 --> 00:22:37.276
  • WHAT BRITTANY SAID IS SOIMPORTANT.
  • 00:22:37.276 --> 00:22:39.946
  • IMPORTANT.WHEN WE COUNT IT ALL JOY WE HAVE
  • 00:22:39.946 --> 00:22:43.149
  • WHEN WE COUNT IT ALL JOY WE HAVETO CONTINUE TO COUNT IT ALL JOY.
  • 00:22:43.149 --> 00:22:43.449
  • TO CONTINUE TO COUNT IT ALL JOY.DAILY.
  • 00:22:43.449 --> 00:22:45.852
  • DAILY.A LOT OF TIMES PEOPLE FEEL LIKE,
  • 00:22:45.852 --> 00:22:48.221
  • A LOT OF TIMES PEOPLE FEEL LIKE,YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY TODAY AND
  • 00:22:48.221 --> 00:22:50.857
  • YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY TODAY ANDMAYBE TOMORROW YOU FEEL LIKE,
  • 00:22:50.857 --> 00:22:52.859
  • MAYBE TOMORROW YOU FEEL LIKE,MAYBE GOD WAS NOT THERE OR I WAS
  • 00:22:52.859 --> 00:22:54.761
  • MAYBE GOD WAS NOT THERE OR I WASNOT DELIVERED OR HE IS NOT IN
  • 00:22:54.761 --> 00:22:55.094
  • NOT DELIVERED OR HE IS NOT INCONTROL.
  • 00:22:55.094 --> 00:22:56.629
  • CONTROL.HE IS IN CONTROL.
  • 00:22:56.629 --> 00:22:59.098
  • HE IS IN CONTROL.WE HAVE TO KEEP COUNTING IT ALL
  • 00:22:59.098 --> 00:22:59.365
  • WE HAVE TO KEEP COUNTING IT ALLJOY.
  • 00:22:59.365 --> 00:23:01.567
  • JOY.YOU HAVE TO CONTINUE DOING IT
  • 00:23:01.567 --> 00:23:02.435
  • YOU HAVE TO CONTINUE DOING ITDAY BY DAY.
  • 00:23:02.435 --> 00:23:04.370
  • DAY BY DAY.WHEN YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY YOU
  • 00:23:04.370 --> 00:23:07.940
  • WHEN YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY YOUHAVE TO GET MORE STRENGTHS, MORE
  • 00:23:07.940 --> 00:23:08.374
  • HAVE TO GET MORE STRENGTHS, MOREPERSEVERANCE.
  • 00:23:08.374 --> 00:23:09.909
  • PERSEVERANCE.MORE OF THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:23:09.909 --> 00:23:14.881
  • MORE OF THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.IT IS A CONTINUING CHOICE YOU
  • 00:23:14.881 --> 00:23:17.316
  • IT IS A CONTINUING CHOICE YOUHAVE TO MAKE DAILY.
  • 00:23:17.316 --> 00:23:22.121
  • HAVE TO MAKE DAILY.SO COUNT IT ALL JOY TODAY,
  • 00:23:22.121 --> 00:23:23.322
  • SO COUNT IT ALL JOY TODAY,TOMORROW, NEXT WEEK.
  • 00:23:23.322 --> 00:23:25.458
  • TOMORROW, NEXT WEEK.KEEP COUNTING IT ALL JOY, NOT
  • 00:23:25.458 --> 00:23:27.760
  • KEEP COUNTING IT ALL JOY, NOTBECAUSE WE LIKE TO BUT BECAUSE
  • 00:23:27.760 --> 00:23:30.129
  • BECAUSE WE LIKE TO BUT BECAUSETHE WORD TELLS US TO.
  • 00:23:30.129 --> 00:23:32.098
  • THE WORD TELLS US TO.THE WORD TELLS US SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:23:32.098 --> 00:23:33.866
  • THE WORD TELLS US SOMETHING THATIS GOOD FOR US THAT WILL LEAD US
  • 00:23:33.866 --> 00:23:35.768
  • IS GOOD FOR US THAT WILL LEAD USIN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.
  • 00:23:35.768 --> 00:23:38.471
  • IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.EVERY DAY YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY.
  • 00:23:38.471 --> 00:23:40.373
  • EVERY DAY YOU COUNT IT ALL JOY.YOU DO WHAT YOU KNOW TO DO AND
  • 00:23:40.373 --> 00:23:41.874
  • YOU DO WHAT YOU KNOW TO DO ANDGOD WILL ALWAYS DO THE REST.
  • 00:23:41.874 --> 00:23:45.645
  • GOD WILL ALWAYS DO THE REST.THAT IS WHY IT'S SUCH AN AWESOME
  • 00:23:45.645 --> 00:23:47.780
  • THAT IS WHY IT'S SUCH AN AWESOMEBLESSING TO HAVE THE JOY OF THE
  • 00:23:47.780 --> 00:23:48.414
  • BLESSING TO HAVE THE JOY OF THELORD.
  • 00:23:48.414 --> 00:23:49.749
  • LORD.BECAUSE THE BIBLE TELLS US THE
  • 00:23:49.749 --> 00:23:51.818
  • BECAUSE THE BIBLE TELLS US THEJOY OF THE LORD IS OUR STRENGTH.
  • 00:23:51.818 --> 00:23:53.719
  • JOY OF THE LORD IS OUR STRENGTH.AND IN HIS PRESENCE THERE IS
  • 00:23:53.719 --> 00:23:54.620
  • AND IN HIS PRESENCE THERE ISFULLNESS OF JOY.
  • 00:23:54.620 --> 00:23:56.355
  • FULLNESS OF JOY.I TELL PEOPLE, WHEN YOU CAN'T
  • 00:23:56.355 --> 00:23:58.324
  • I TELL PEOPLE, WHEN YOU CAN'TFIND THE JOY GET INTO HIS
  • 00:23:58.324 --> 00:23:58.691
  • FIND THE JOY GET INTO HISPRESENCE.
  • 00:23:58.691 --> 00:24:01.994
  • PRESENCE.THAT IS A PROMISE THAT IN HIS
  • 00:24:01.994 --> 00:24:05.364
  • THAT IS A PROMISE THAT IN HISPRESENCE THAT HE WILL ALWAYS BE
  • 00:24:05.364 --> 00:24:05.698
  • PRESENCE THAT HE WILL ALWAYS BETHERE.
  • 00:24:05.698 --> 00:24:07.667
  • THERE.YOU CAN LEAD HIM THERE.
  • 00:24:07.667 --> 00:24:09.402
  • YOU CAN LEAD HIM THERE.GET INTO HIS WORD.
  • 00:24:09.402 --> 00:24:10.837
  • GET INTO HIS WORD.GET AROUND PEOPLE WHO ARE
  • 00:24:10.837 --> 00:24:11.504
  • GET AROUND PEOPLE WHO ARESPEAKING FAITH.
  • 00:24:11.504 --> 00:24:14.240
  • SPEAKING FAITH.WHO HAVE A SPIRIT OF JOY.
  • 00:24:14.240 --> 00:24:16.676
  • WHO HAVE A SPIRIT OF JOY.YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO COUNT IT
  • 00:24:16.676 --> 00:24:19.745
  • YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO COUNT ITALL JOY THROUGH THE PROCESS.
  • 00:24:19.745 --> 00:24:25.551
  • ALL JOY THROUGH THE PROCESS.THROUGH THE MOST FIERY TRIALS.
  • 00:24:25.551 --> 00:24:27.820
  • THROUGH THE MOST FIERY TRIALS.I WANT TO PRAY FOR ALL OF YOU
  • 00:24:27.820 --> 00:24:30.690
  • I WANT TO PRAY FOR ALL OF YOUGOING THROUGH TROUBLED TIMES AND
  • 00:24:30.690 --> 00:24:32.158
  • GOING THROUGH TROUBLED TIMES ANDFINDING IT CHALLENGING TO COUNT
  • 00:24:32.158 --> 00:24:33.326
  • FINDING IT CHALLENGING TO COUNTIT JOY.
  • 00:24:33.326 --> 00:24:35.161
  • IT JOY.FATHER, WE COME TOGETHER UNIFIED
  • 00:24:35.161 --> 00:24:36.863
  • FATHER, WE COME TOGETHER UNIFIEDAS ONE PRAYING IN AGREEMENT FOR
  • 00:24:36.863 --> 00:24:39.499
  • AS ONE PRAYING IN AGREEMENT FORALL YOUR PEOPLE WHO ARE WATCHING
  • 00:24:39.499 --> 00:24:44.670
  • ALL YOUR PEOPLE WHO ARE WATCHINGWHO NEED THE STRENGTH, NEEDED NE
  • 00:24:44.670 --> 00:24:46.839
  • WHO NEED THE STRENGTH, NEEDED NEWISDOM HOW TO COUNT IT ALL JOY.
  • 00:24:46.839 --> 00:24:49.342
  • WISDOM HOW TO COUNT IT ALL JOY.YOU TOLD US TO COUNT IT ALL JOY,
  • 00:24:49.342 --> 00:24:51.177
  • YOU TOLD US TO COUNT IT ALL JOY,LORD, YOU ARE THE SOURCE OF OUR
  • 00:24:51.177 --> 00:24:51.744
  • LORD, YOU ARE THE SOURCE OF OURJOY.
  • 00:24:51.744 --> 00:24:53.579
  • JOY.JESUS, YOU ARE THE SOURCE OF OUR
  • 00:24:53.579 --> 00:24:54.213
  • JESUS, YOU ARE THE SOURCE OF OURJOY.
  • 00:24:54.213 --> 00:24:56.349
  • JOY.I PRAY THAT YOU WOULD STRENGTHEN
  • 00:24:56.349 --> 00:24:57.683
  • I PRAY THAT YOU WOULD STRENGTHENTHOSE WHO ARE WATCHING.
  • 00:24:57.683 --> 00:24:59.952
  • THOSE WHO ARE WATCHING.THAT YOU WOULD GIVE THEM THE
  • 00:24:59.952 --> 00:25:01.654
  • THAT YOU WOULD GIVE THEM THECOURAGE THAT THEY NEED TO COUNT
  • 00:25:01.654 --> 00:25:03.789
  • COURAGE THAT THEY NEED TO COUNTIT ALL JOY, AND HOLY SPIRIT, I
  • 00:25:03.789 --> 00:25:05.691
  • IT ALL JOY, AND HOLY SPIRIT, IPRAY THAT YOU MINISTER TO THEM
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  • PRAY THAT YOU MINISTER TO THEMRIGHT WHERE THEY ARE.
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  • RIGHT WHERE THEY ARE.WE PRAY LORD THEY FILL YOUR
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  • WE PRAY LORD THEY FILL YOURPRESENCE LIKE NEVER BEFORE THAT
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  • PRESENCE LIKE NEVER BEFORE THATYOU FILL THEIR HEARTS WITH JOY
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  • YOU FILL THEIR HEARTS WITH JOYAND IN THE MIDST OF THAT WE COME
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  • AND IN THE MIDST OF THAT WE COMEAGAINST DESPAIR AND
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  • AGAINST DESPAIR ANDDISCOURAGEMENT AND AGAINST ALL
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  • DISCOURAGEMENT AND AGAINST ALLTHE ENEMY'S TACTICS TO STOP US
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  • THE ENEMY'S TACTICS TO STOP USFROM DOING AND EXPERIENCING THE
  • 00:25:24.544 --> 00:25:25.778
  • FROM DOING AND EXPERIENCING THEJOY OF THE LORD.
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  • JOY OF THE LORD.SO FATHER, GOD, WE THANK YOU IN
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  • SO FATHER, GOD, WE THANK YOU INADVANCE FOR GIVING EVERYONE WHO
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  • ADVANCE FOR GIVING EVERYONE WHOIS WATCHING THE STRENGTH AND THE
  • 00:25:32.418 --> 00:25:34.820
  • IS WATCHING THE STRENGTH AND THECOURAGE TO COUNT IT ALL JOY
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  • COURAGE TO COUNT IT ALL JOYEVERY SINGLE DAY, BECAUSE WE
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  • EVERY SINGLE DAY, BECAUSE WEKNOW YOU BEING THE SOURCE OF OUR
  • 00:25:39.125 --> 00:25:40.826
  • KNOW YOU BEING THE SOURCE OF OURJOY THAT YOU ARE FAITHFUL AND
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  • JOY THAT YOU ARE FAITHFUL ANDYOU ARE GOING TO MEET THEM EVERY
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  • YOU ARE GOING TO MEET THEM EVERYSINGLE TIME IN JESUS' NAME WE
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  • SINGLE TIME IN JESUS' NAME WEPRAY, AMEN.
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  • PRAY, AMEN.- Laurie: OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"
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  • - Laurie: OUR "BETTER TOGETHER"COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FOR
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  • COMMUNITY IS ALWAYS HERE FORYOU, YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
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  • YOU, YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA LET US KNOW HOW TO
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  • SOCIAL MEDIA LET US KNOW HOW TOPRAY FOR YOU.
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  • PRAY FOR YOU.THANK FOR JOINING US TODAY.
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  • THANK FOR JOINING US TODAY.LIVING JOY FILLED IS A CHOICE ME
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  • LIVING JOY FILLED IS A CHOICE MEMAKE EVERYDAY.
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  • MAKE EVERYDAY.JOIN US AGAIN TOMORROW WE WILL
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  • JOIN US AGAIN TOMORROW WE WILLSHARE HOW TO MAINTAIN, GET AND
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  • SHARE HOW TO MAINTAIN, GET ANDGROW OUR JOY.
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  • GROW OUR JOY.WE WILL SEE YOU THEN.
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  • WE WILL SEE YOU THEN.BYE BYE.
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