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March 21, 2017
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Bil Cornelius

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  • - Bil Cornelius: Maybe
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  • right now you're watching
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  • on television and you don't
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  • get out much.
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  • Maybe you can't move a lot.
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  • I just want to encourage you
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  • to know there are angels
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  • by your side and they are
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  • cheering you on.
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  • They're to tend to your needs.
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  • But you are not alone,
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  • you're not.
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  • [music]
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  • - Bil: You are the church
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  • - Bil: Welcome.
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  • Great to have you here today.
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  • I am super excited about
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  • this series.
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  • We're talking today about
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  • angels and demons.
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  • This has been a highly
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  • anticipated series for us.
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  • And I'm telling you, this week
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  • I got massively sick.
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  • I've been in bed
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  • for like 3 days straight.
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  • It's been crazy.
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  • And I tell ya what, I believe
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  • it's 'cause the enemy doesn't
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  • want this message heard.
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  • And so, I'm convinced of that
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  • and that's why I'm standing here
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  • today by the power
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  • of the Holy Spirit
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  • and a really good pharmacy.
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  • I'm standing here today.
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  • No really, I'm excited to share
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  • this message with you 'cause
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  • I believe that you need to know
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  • there's an unseen battle going
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  • on all around you right now.
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  • It is happening.
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  • As we speak, there are angels
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  • and there are demons and they
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  • are battling for your attention.
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  • They're vying for the souls
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  • of man.
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  • It's very clear in the Bible.
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  • And so, I wanna show you that
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  • battle today as we talk today
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  • about angels and as we go
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  • further in the series talking
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  • about demons as well.
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  • Again, thanks for being here.
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  • Pull out your notes,
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  • if you would.
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  • Let's all say together
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  • our mission statement.
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  • Can we do that?
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  • Our mission is to do what?
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  • It's to take as many people to
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  • heaven as we can before we die,
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  • period.
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  • That's what we're all about here
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  • at Church Unlimited.
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  • Yeah!
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  • You guys are fired up today.
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  • I love it.
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  • Take out your outlines,
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  • if you will.
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  • We're talking about today
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  • about angel basics.
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  • We're gonna kind of lay down
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  • some sort of just basics of how
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  • angels work, and who they are,
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  • and how they operate
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  • a little bit.
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  • But I wanna first start off with
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  • a story of Reverend John Paton.
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  • He was a pioneer missionary
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  • to the Hebrides Islands.
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  • Him and his wife were the very
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  • first missionaries to go into
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  • this new territory to take the
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  • gospel, and they went there and
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  • they had to learn the language
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  • so they could share the gospel
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  • and explain who Christ was and
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  • how he came to die for
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  • their sins, and rose again.
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  • And they explained the whole
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  • thing to them.
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  • Well, they eventually made
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  • inroads with one of the people
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  • on the islands, one of the
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  • persons in this tribe, and he
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  • was about to become their first
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  • convert, about to become the
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  • very first Christian among
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  • their tribe.
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  • Well, the tribal leaders heard
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  • about this, they were very upset
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  • about that so they decided to
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  • congregate one night and to talk
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  • about what they were gonna do
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  • about these new missionaries
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  • coming in that were messing
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  • with their gods.
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  • And so, the missionary got
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  • wind of it.
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  • They were in the little-bitty
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  • cabin that they had praying when
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  • they looked out the window and
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  • they saw the entire tribe of men
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  • only gathered with torches all
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  • around their small cabin
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  • he knew, "This is it.
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  • They have come to kill us."
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  • He just knew it.
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  • Him and his wife began
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  • to cry out to God.
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  • They began to pray all night.
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  • They got on their knees
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  • and they would pray.
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  • He would pray a while and get
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  • up, and he would go to the
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  • window and he'd still see
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  • them standing there
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  • not doing anything.
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  • He'd go back and he'd pray some
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  • more and go back out
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  • and see them standing there
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  • not doing anything.
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  • All night long this happened
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  • till eventually the next morning
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  • they were all gone.
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  • He couldn't believe it.
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  • About a year later, they
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  • actually, not only did that guy
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  • receive Christ, but also one of
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  • the tribal leaders at this point
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  • had received Christ as well.
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  • And so, at this point,
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  • he felt comfortable enough,
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  • now that he was talking
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  • with the leaders, to say,
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  • "Can you just tell me what
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  • happened a year ago?
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  • What were you guys going
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  • to do to us?"
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  • And they said,
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  • "Oh, that fateful night?"
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  • He said, "Yes."
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  • He said, "We came to kill you.
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  • We had determined
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  • you needed to go.
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  • We were gonna kill you
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  • and your wife.
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  • We were gonna set your cabin on
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  • fire, smoke you out,
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  • and then kill the two of you."
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  • He said, "Why didn't you?
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  • What made you stop?"
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  • He said, "Are you kidding?
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  • With all those giant men in
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  • those white robes
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  • with their unsheathed swords
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  • all around you?
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  • How could we go near you?
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  • We were terrified to attack you
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  • with that massive army that
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  • you had gathered."
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  • And he knew angels had
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  • protected him that night.
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  • Guys, there are angels
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  • all around you.
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  • I am sensing the presence of God
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  • even in this room as we speak.
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  • He is here and his angels are
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  • here to protect you,
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  • to guide you, and to lead you.
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  • Please grab a pen.
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  • I wanna give you some notes.
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  • I wanna give you six quick
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  • things, just some basics about
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  • angels, who they are, how they
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  • operate, and just give you some
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  • information about them.
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  • First of all, I just wanna say
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  • that they're not male
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  • nor female.
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  • Sometimes people think, well,
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  • maybe are they men?
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  • Because oftentimes they're
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  • referred to as men in the Bible
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  • but we know that
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  • they are asexual.
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  • They do not reproduce so there
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  • is a fixed number of angels.
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  • We're not sure how many but we
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  • have a good indication as I'll
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  • mention in just a moment.
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  • But we know that there's a
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  • fixed number of them.
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  • And so, angels, by the way,
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  • do not need salvation,
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  • only man does that.
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  • But there are a certain number
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  • of angels that are going to be
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  • in heaven, and there's a
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  • certain number of fallen angels
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  • that will be doomed to hell.
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  • And so, theologians argue their
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  • reason why would be because
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  • angels, when there was a
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  • rebellion in heaven--
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  • I'm gonna go into this in a
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  • few weeks in greater detail.
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  • There was no one there
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  • to tempt them.
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  • They just chose.
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  • We had a tempter that led us
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  • astray with Adam and Eve
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  • in the garden of Eden,
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  • but they did not.
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  • They just chose.
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  • And so, for some reason,
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  • God does not give them
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  • redemption.
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  • So you're either going to heaven
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  • or you're going to hell
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  • with them.
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  • But we have a choice and these
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  • angels and these fallen angels,
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  • the demons, are battling it out
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  • for your soul and for mine.
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  • They're vying for our attention.
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  • And so, you need to know that.
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  • I think it's interesting that,
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  • by the way, whenever I get
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  • to the point at the end of the
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  • message when I'm talking about
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  • how you can receive
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  • Jesus Christ,
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  • there's more noise made
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  • in that moment than ever.
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  • Did you know that?
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  • I can literally see people
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  • getting their stuff together,
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  • talking, the phones come out,
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  • phone rings, baby cries.
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  • I mean, it's like all of a
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  • sudden, whenever salvation's on
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  • the line, everything stirs up.
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  • It's as if there's an enemy
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  • trying to stop us,
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  • 'cause there is.
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  • So, you have to know there's
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  • a battle going on for your
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  • There's a battle going on
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  • for your heart.
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  • Let me tell you what angels
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  • are also.
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  • The Greek word for angels is
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  • "aggelos" which means
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  • messengers.
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  • The number-one role of an angel
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  • is to deliver a message to you.
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  • And the number-one message is
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  • That's the number-one message
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  • that angels are here to deliver
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  • for you.
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  • Now, let's just dive right
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  • in here.
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  • Hebrews 1:14 says,
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  • "Therefore, angels are
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  • only servants,
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  • spirits sent to care for people
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  • who will inherit salvation."
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  • So, the first thing you need to
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  • know about angels is that he has
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  • angels all around you here
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  • to help you.
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  • You are a big deal in
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  • the kingdom of God that he
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  • put an army together to help you
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  • Have you ever done something
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  • really stupid and thought you
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  • should be dead?
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  • Just be honest right now,
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  • all right?
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  • You ever been driving your car,
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  • and you start fiddling with the
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  • radio, and you look up
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  • and you're like,
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  • "How am I not dead right now,
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  • or how is someone else
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  • not dead that I ran over,"
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  • right?
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  • You ever been, done something
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  • maybe dumb in high school or
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  • college and you think,
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  • "I should not be alive
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  • right now"?
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  • Let's be honest, right?
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  • We've all done some stupid stuff
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  • before, right?
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  • It ever dawn on you that maybe
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  • there was an angel helping you?
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  • Maybe that's the reason that you
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  • are still alive is that God
  • 00:07:04.060 --> 00:07:05.270
  • still has a plan and purpose
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  • for your life and angels
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  • are protecting you.
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  • I think there's guardian angels
  • 00:07:08.120 --> 00:07:09.060
  • around me right now going,
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  • "Oh, that Cornelius,
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  • he did it again.
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  • I barely got out of that one,"
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  • you know?
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  • I think my angels take the hits
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  • so I don't have
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  • to sometimes, you know?
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  • They protect us.
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  • They look out for us.
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  • Look what it says in
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  • Psalms 91, verse 11.
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  • It says, "For he will command
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  • his angels concerning you to
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  • guard you in all your ways."
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  • Here's the big question people
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  • have: do you have
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  • a guardian angel?
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  • The answer is yes
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  • and more than one.
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  • Isn't that great to know that?
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  • You ever see an entourage,
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  • right?
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  • Now, I'm not talking about
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  • the TV show "Entourage."
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  • Your angels have a little more
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  • character than that, right?
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  • But an entourage is actually
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  • a group of angels that are
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  • They are there for your bidding.
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  • They are there to protect you
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  • and to guide you.
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  • You have a guardian angel but
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  • you really actually have more
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  • than one.
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  • You are not alone.
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  • And I don't know about you,
  • 00:08:01.080 --> 00:08:01.250
  • but it's just comforting to me
  • 00:08:01.250 --> 00:08:02.190
  • to know that.
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  • It's comforting when my kids go
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  • out at night to know that
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  • there's a guardian angel
  • 00:08:05.170 --> 00:08:06.060
  • with them.
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  • Parents, isn't that nice to know
  • 00:08:07.040 --> 00:08:07.230
  • that just to give you a little
  • 00:08:07.230 --> 00:08:08.180
  • more comfort and realize that
  • 00:08:08.180 --> 00:08:09.170
  • your kids aren't alone?
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  • My son, my oldest boy,
  • 00:08:10.200 --> 00:08:11.210
  • is 20 hours away from me
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  • and I just find comfort
  • 00:08:13.170 --> 00:08:14.210
  • in the fact that
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  • there's guardian angels with him
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  • with whatever decisions he's
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  • making, there are angels there
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  • to look out for him.
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  • And I know he's a great
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  • young man.
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  • He's got a good mind and he
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  • makes good decisions, but it
  • 00:08:23.000 --> 00:08:23.260
  • still is comforting to know that
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  • whatever he decides,
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  • there's guardian angels.
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  • Maybe your child is making the
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  • wrong decisions, I've got some
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  • great news for you.
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  • The guardian angels assigned
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  • to your son or daughter as they
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  • make bad decisions are going
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  • into that party or that club
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  • with them and they have someone
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  • looking out for them.
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  • Even when harm is there,
  • 00:08:39.230 --> 00:08:42.070
  • they have someone there
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  • to protect them.
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  • Isn't that comforting to know
  • 00:08:44.240 --> 00:08:45.180
  • that he looks out for us?
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  • I find comfort in that.
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  • Maybe right now you have a
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  • friend or a family member in the
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  • air force, or military, navy,
  • 00:08:50.270 --> 00:08:53.270
  • whatever it maybe, army
  • 00:08:53.270 --> 00:08:55.030
  • or marines, and they're over
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  • somewhere around the world
  • 00:08:56.080 --> 00:08:57.110
  • protecting us right now.
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  • Isn't it good to know that God
  • 00:08:58.160 --> 00:08:59.180
  • has protectors for the
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  • protectors, that there are
  • 00:09:02.040 --> 00:09:04.050
  • angels with your young men and
  • 00:09:04.050 --> 00:09:06.130
  • women with your, what with the
  • 00:09:06.130 --> 00:09:07.190
  • fathers and mothers who are at
  • 00:09:07.190 --> 00:09:08.200
  • war for us today?
  • 00:09:08.200 --> 00:09:10.200
  • Praise God, they are looking out
  • 00:09:10.200 --> 00:09:12.210
  • for you and for me.
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  • Praise God for that.
  • 00:09:15.130 --> 00:09:18.020
  • Oh, people do ask, by the way,
  • 00:09:18.020 --> 00:09:19.080
  • "Do we become angels when
  • 00:09:19.080 --> 00:09:20.080
  • we die?"
  • 00:09:20.080 --> 00:09:20.290
  • And the answer is no, we do not.
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  • We don't become angels.
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  • I know that your mother told you
  • 00:09:23.220 --> 00:09:25.030
  • you're an angel.
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  • You actually will not
  • 00:09:26.000 --> 00:09:26.240
  • become one.
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  • Hate to break it to you, okay?
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  • Your mom has blinders on.
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  • I'm sorry.
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  • You are not an angel.
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  • We remember what you did
  • 00:09:34.050 --> 00:09:34.260
  • at spring break last year.
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  • Okay, sorry, you're not
  • 00:09:35.250 --> 00:09:36.170
  • an angel.
  • 00:09:36.170 --> 00:09:38.020
  • Anyways, no, the point is that
  • 00:09:38.020 --> 00:09:39.050
  • actually we don't become angels.
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  • Angels cannot be saved,
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  • only man can be saved.
  • 00:09:43.120 --> 00:09:43.290
  • Okay, we talked about that
  • 00:09:43.290 --> 00:09:44.200
  • earlier, but no, we do not
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  • become angels.
  • 00:09:45.280 --> 00:09:47.180
  • But you do have a guardian angel
  • 00:09:47.180 --> 00:09:49.110
  • protecting you.
  • 00:09:49.110 --> 00:09:50.120
  • And so, the question is, how
  • 00:09:50.120 --> 00:09:51.030
  • many angels are there, right?
  • 00:09:51.030 --> 00:09:53.050
  • Big question people have.
  • 00:09:53.050 --> 00:09:53.210
  • Look at
  • 00:09:53.210 --> 00:09:54.120
  • Hebrews chapter 12, verse 22.
  • 00:09:54.120 --> 00:09:56.060
  • It says, "But you have come to
  • 00:09:56.060 --> 00:09:57.110
  • Mount Zion, the city of the
  • 00:09:57.110 --> 00:09:58.230
  • living God, the heavenly
  • 00:09:58.230 --> 00:09:59.260
  • Jerusalem, and to myriads of
  • 00:09:59.260 --> 00:10:02.090
  • angels--"
  • 00:10:02.090 --> 00:10:03.040
  • Would you underline
  • 00:10:03.040 --> 00:10:03.240
  • the word "myriads"?
  • 00:10:03.240 --> 00:10:05.040
  • The word "myriads" means
  • 00:10:05.040 --> 00:10:06.160
  • literally tens of thousands.
  • 00:10:07.000 --> 00:10:10.000
  • So, how many angels are there?
  • 00:10:10.000 --> 00:10:11.090
  • We can roughly say millions.
  • 00:10:11.260 --> 00:10:14.260
  • We don't exactly know but every
  • 00:10:14.260 --> 00:10:16.230
  • time we see a mass gathered,
  • 00:10:16.230 --> 00:10:18.280
  • there were ten of thousands and
  • 00:10:18.280 --> 00:10:20.240
  • never does it say they were all
  • 00:10:20.240 --> 00:10:22.000
  • there at one time.
  • 00:10:22.000 --> 00:10:23.210
  • So, it's safe to say there must
  • 00:10:23.210 --> 00:10:24.270
  • be millions of angels,
  • 00:10:24.270 --> 00:10:27.120
  • especially if there's more than
  • 00:10:27.120 --> 00:10:28.190
  • one along our side,
  • 00:10:28.190 --> 00:10:30.120
  • then that tells you right there,
  • 00:10:30.120 --> 00:10:31.100
  • there has to be millions.
  • 00:10:31.100 --> 00:10:32.060
  • And so, isn't it nice to know
  • 00:10:32.060 --> 00:10:33.140
  • that there is a massive army
  • 00:10:33.140 --> 00:10:36.130
  • looking out for you and for me?
  • 00:10:36.130 --> 00:10:39.110
  • You are not alone.
  • 00:10:39.110 --> 00:10:41.130
  • Wouldn't you immediately assume
  • 00:10:41.130 --> 00:10:42.170
  • someone's a big deal if they
  • 00:10:42.170 --> 00:10:43.240
  • have an entourage?
  • 00:10:43.240 --> 00:10:45.140
  • You saw someone walking with
  • 00:10:45.140 --> 00:10:46.070
  • four or five people or more,
  • 00:10:46.070 --> 00:10:47.220
  • you know, checking the front and
  • 00:10:47.220 --> 00:10:48.260
  • back doors, looking around you
  • 00:10:48.260 --> 00:10:49.260
  • think, who is this, right?
  • 00:10:49.260 --> 00:10:51.290
  • Well, guess what,
  • 00:10:51.290 --> 00:10:52.240
  • you have an entourage.
  • 00:10:52.240 --> 00:10:55.090
  • You have angels going before you
  • 00:10:55.090 --> 00:10:57.030
  • and going behind you, above you
  • 00:10:57.030 --> 00:10:59.050
  • and around you protecting you.
  • 00:10:59.050 --> 00:11:01.120
  • So, please turn to the person
  • 00:11:01.120 --> 00:11:02.130
  • next to you right now and say,
  • 00:11:02.130 --> 00:11:03.170
  • "I'm a big deal."
  • 00:11:03.170 --> 00:11:04.220
  • Just let 'em know right now that
  • 00:11:04.220 --> 00:11:05.160
  • you are a big deal.
  • 00:11:06.100 --> 00:11:09.100
  • Just go ahead.
  • 00:11:09.100 --> 00:11:09.250
  • Go full Ron Burgundy on 'em.
  • 00:11:09.250 --> 00:11:12.020
  • "You know, I'm a big deal."
  • 00:11:14.090 --> 00:11:17.090
  • We are.
  • 00:11:17.090 --> 00:11:17.250
  • We're a big deal.
  • 00:11:17.250 --> 00:11:19.230
  • God has an army enlisted to
  • 00:11:19.230 --> 00:11:22.050
  • protect you, and to guide you,
  • 00:11:22.050 --> 00:11:24.090
  • and to lead you.
  • 00:11:24.090 --> 00:11:25.020
  • You have an entourage.
  • 00:11:25.020 --> 00:11:27.040
  • Look at Isaiah verses--
  • 00:11:27.040 --> 00:11:29.000
  • chapter 6.
  • 00:11:29.000 --> 00:11:29.230
  • It says, "Attending him were
  • 00:11:29.230 --> 00:11:30.220
  • mighty seraphim,
  • 00:11:30.220 --> 00:11:32.160
  • each having six wings.
  • 00:11:32.160 --> 00:11:34.030
  • With two wings they covered
  • 00:11:34.030 --> 00:11:35.060
  • their faces, with two
  • 00:11:35.060 --> 00:11:36.080
  • they covered their feet,
  • 00:11:36.080 --> 00:11:37.150
  • and with two they flew.
  • 00:11:37.150 --> 00:11:38.250
  • They were calling out
  • 00:11:38.250 --> 00:11:39.240
  • to each other,
  • 00:11:39.240 --> 00:11:40.130
  • 'Holy, holy, holy is
  • 00:11:40.130 --> 00:11:41.140
  • the Lord of Heaven's Armies!
  • 00:11:41.140 --> 00:11:43.030
  • The whole earth is
  • 00:11:43.030 --> 00:11:44.020
  • filled with his glory!'
  • 00:11:44.020 --> 00:11:45.290
  • Their voices shook
  • 00:11:45.290 --> 00:11:46.240
  • the Temple to its foundations,
  • 00:11:46.240 --> 00:11:48.030
  • and the entire building
  • 00:11:48.030 --> 00:11:49.040
  • was filled with smoke."
  • 00:11:49.040 --> 00:11:50.190
  • So, as these angels voices
  • 00:11:50.190 --> 00:11:52.010
  • spoke, it was so loud and
  • 00:11:52.010 --> 00:11:54.120
  • powerful, it shook the temple.
  • 00:11:54.120 --> 00:11:56.180
  • Can you imagine if an angel
  • 00:11:56.180 --> 00:11:57.290
  • It would shake this
  • 00:12:00.270 --> 00:12:01.250
  • whole building.
  • 00:12:01.250 --> 00:12:02.290
  • That's the power and
  • 00:12:02.290 --> 00:12:04.170
  • the strength of one angel,
  • 00:12:04.170 --> 00:12:06.180
  • let alone millions.
  • 00:12:06.180 --> 00:12:08.250
  • I mean, it just shows you
  • 00:12:08.250 --> 00:12:09.240
  • the grasp of the glory
  • 00:12:09.240 --> 00:12:12.030
  • and the majesty of God,
  • 00:12:12.030 --> 00:12:14.140
  • the holiness of him.
  • 00:12:14.140 --> 00:12:15.210
  • And the strength behind your God
  • 00:12:15.210 --> 00:12:18.170
  • is unbelievable as shown
  • 00:12:18.170 --> 00:12:20.180
  • in his army.
  • 00:12:20.180 --> 00:12:22.200
  • So, what does this tell us?
  • 00:12:22.200 --> 00:12:23.130
  • Number four, do all angels
  • 00:12:23.130 --> 00:12:25.030
  • have wings?
  • 00:12:25.030 --> 00:12:26.090
  • No, but some do.
  • 00:12:26.090 --> 00:12:28.040
  • Angels with wings
  • 00:12:28.040 --> 00:12:29.120
  • are called seraphim.
  • 00:12:29.120 --> 00:12:32.040
  • Angels with wings
  • 00:12:32.040 --> 00:12:32.230
  • are called seraphim.
  • 00:12:32.230 --> 00:12:33.210
  • Now, there may be another order
  • 00:12:33.210 --> 00:12:34.100
  • of angels we don't know about,
  • 00:12:34.100 --> 00:12:35.180
  • that the Bible didn't talk
  • 00:12:35.180 --> 00:12:36.090
  • about, but the only time we see
  • 00:12:36.090 --> 00:12:37.180
  • specifically angels with wings,
  • 00:12:37.180 --> 00:12:39.120
  • they were called seraphim.
  • 00:12:39.120 --> 00:12:40.280
  • Now, people have assumed that
  • 00:12:40.280 --> 00:12:42.160
  • all angels have wings because
  • 00:12:42.160 --> 00:12:44.160
  • we see it in movies,
  • 00:12:44.160 --> 00:12:45.190
  • and we see it in pictures,
  • 00:12:45.190 --> 00:12:47.050
  • and art from yesteryear, right?
  • 00:12:47.050 --> 00:12:48.280
  • You always see angels
  • 00:12:48.280 --> 00:12:49.280
  • with wings.
  • 00:12:49.280 --> 00:12:50.170
  • And the reason we assume that is
  • 00:12:50.170 --> 00:12:52.060
  • modern man assumes that because
  • 00:12:52.060 --> 00:12:53.140
  • there's places in the Bible over
  • 00:12:53.140 --> 00:12:54.280
  • and over again in Scripture,
  • 00:12:54.280 --> 00:12:55.250
  • Job is one of them,
  • 00:12:55.250 --> 00:12:57.070
  • where you see angels
  • 00:12:57.070 --> 00:12:58.000
  • that are in heaven
  • 00:12:58.000 --> 00:12:59.010
  • and then, poom, in an instant
  • 00:12:59.010 --> 00:13:00.060
  • they're back down with Job
  • 00:13:00.060 --> 00:13:01.110
  • on the earth.
  • 00:13:01.110 --> 00:13:02.030
  • Back to heaven, back to earth.
  • 00:13:02.030 --> 00:13:03.050
  • So, they just assume.
  • 00:13:03.050 --> 00:13:04.000
  • Modern man assumes if an angel
  • 00:13:04.000 --> 00:13:05.110
  • can go that fast, they must have
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  • wings to fly.
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  • But that's not necessary
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  • in the spirit world.
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  • They don't have to have wings.
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  • And there's also lots of places
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  • in Scripture where there were
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  • angels that did not appear
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  • to have wings.
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  • They were not described with
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  • wings as they are here
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  • in Isaiah.
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  • So, some do, some apparently
  • 00:13:18.020 --> 00:13:19.070
  • do not.
  • 00:13:19.070 --> 00:13:20.070
  • But we do know that in
  • 00:13:20.070 --> 00:13:21.160
  • the Spirit, they can go
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  • instantaneous to your side.
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  • Right when you need it,
  • 00:13:24.020 --> 00:13:25.020
  • they are there for you.
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  • But this is important.
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  • Angels can be there in an
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  • instant for you and they go from
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  • the throne room of heaven,
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  • get their orders from the Lord,
  • 00:13:31.190 --> 00:13:33.230
  • and be immediately by your side,
  • 00:13:33.230 --> 00:13:35.190
  • but they cannot be in
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  • both places at one time.
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  • They are not omnipresent, only
  • 00:13:37.270 --> 00:13:39.100
  • the Holy Spirit is omnipresent.
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  • So, they're in one place at a
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  • time, but they are super fast
  • 00:13:43.020 --> 00:13:44.100
  • like Usain Bolt.
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  • They can be at your side
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  • in an instant, right,
  • 00:13:47.060 --> 00:13:49.130
  • there to protect you.
  • 00:13:49.130 --> 00:13:50.200
  • So, all angels don't have wings
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  • but the ones that do
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  • are called seraphim.
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  • You guys liking this?
  • 00:13:55.030 --> 00:13:55.280
  • You guys getting some good
  • 00:13:55.280 --> 00:13:56.170
  • information here?
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  • You know, this morning,
  • 00:14:01.110 --> 00:14:02.010
  • as you were getting ready,
  • 00:14:02.010 --> 00:14:02.230
  • you were probably
  • 00:14:02.230 --> 00:14:03.160
  • entertaining angels
  • 00:14:03.160 --> 00:14:04.040
  • and didn't even realize it.
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  • Isn't that cool to think about?
  • 00:14:05.170 --> 00:14:06.230
  • Some of you are like,
  • 00:14:06.230 --> 00:14:07.100
  • "I am gonna change in my closet
  • 00:14:07.100 --> 00:14:08.100
  • from now on."
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  • They're in there too, sorry.
  • 00:14:09.230 --> 00:14:11.170
  • They're everywhere.
  • 00:14:11.170 --> 00:14:13.010
  • So, when you get on the scale,
  • 00:14:13.010 --> 00:14:14.050
  • they already know.
  • 00:14:14.050 --> 00:14:14.250
  • They're looking out for us,
  • 00:14:18.170 --> 00:14:19.080
  • though, they really are.
  • 00:14:19.080 --> 00:14:20.150
  • It says in
  • 00:14:20.150 --> 00:14:21.060
  • Acts chapter 4, verse 12,
  • 00:14:21.060 --> 00:14:22.180
  • "There is salvation in
  • 00:14:22.180 --> 00:14:23.230
  • no one else!
  • 00:14:23.230 --> 00:14:24.210
  • Under all heaven,
  • 00:14:24.210 --> 00:14:25.130
  • there is no other name [Jesus]
  • 00:14:25.130 --> 00:14:26.100
  • for men to call upon
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  • to save them."
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  • Now, this is very important
  • 00:14:28.180 --> 00:14:29.050
  • and I wanna park on this for a
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  • moment because this is the fear
  • 00:14:31.020 --> 00:14:32.070
  • that I have in talking about the
  • 00:14:32.070 --> 00:14:33.210
  • angels and demons is it gets our
  • 00:14:33.210 --> 00:14:34.230
  • attention off of the Lord
  • 00:14:34.230 --> 00:14:35.200
  • and on to what he created,
  • 00:14:35.200 --> 00:14:38.180
  • rather than the Creator.
  • 00:14:38.180 --> 00:14:39.240
  • So, this is important.
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  • Number five,
  • 00:14:40.120 --> 00:14:41.050
  • are angels to be worshiped?
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  • The answer clearly is no.
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  • They are not to be worshiped.
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  • They are created beings just
  • 00:14:46.150 --> 00:14:48.000
  • like you and me.
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  • We're not to worship angels.
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  • Some of us grew up in a church
  • 00:14:51.160 --> 00:14:52.130
  • or a tradition that believed
  • 00:14:52.130 --> 00:14:54.140
  • that we should pray to angels or
  • 00:14:54.140 --> 00:14:55.290
  • worship angels.
  • 00:14:55.290 --> 00:14:57.020
  • That is simply not found in the
  • 00:14:57.020 --> 00:14:58.140
  • Word of God.
  • 00:14:58.140 --> 00:14:59.100
  • That may be found in your church
  • 00:14:59.100 --> 00:15:00.120
  • tradition, someone may have told
  • 00:15:00.120 --> 00:15:01.170
  • you that, but it is nowhere in
  • 00:15:01.170 --> 00:15:03.050
  • this book.
  • 00:15:03.050 --> 00:15:03.290
  • In fact, clearly in this book it
  • 00:15:03.290 --> 00:15:05.060
  • says not to do that.
  • 00:15:05.060 --> 00:15:06.180
  • Let me give you just one case in
  • 00:15:06.180 --> 00:15:08.120
  • "I, John, am the one who heard
  • 00:15:11.150 --> 00:15:12.220
  • and saw all these things.
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  • And when I heard and saw them,
  • 00:15:14.170 --> 00:15:15.150
  • I fell down to worship
  • 00:15:15.150 --> 00:15:17.030
  • at the feet of the angel
  • 00:15:17.030 --> 00:15:18.150
  • who showed them to me.
  • 00:15:18.150 --> 00:15:19.240
  • But he said,
  • 00:15:19.240 --> 00:15:20.270
  • 'No, don't worship me.
  • 00:15:20.270 --> 00:15:22.130
  • I am a servant of God, just like
  • 00:15:22.130 --> 00:15:24.000
  • you and your brothers
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  • the prophets, as well as all
  • 00:15:25.120 --> 00:15:26.190
  • who obey what is written
  • 00:15:26.190 --> 00:15:27.210
  • in this book.
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  • Worship only God!"
  • 00:15:28.210 --> 00:15:31.210
  • So, we are not to worship
  • 00:15:31.210 --> 00:15:33.080
  • the created, even as glorious
  • 00:15:33.080 --> 00:15:35.140
  • and splendor filled
  • 00:15:35.140 --> 00:15:37.110
  • as the angels are,
  • 00:15:37.110 --> 00:15:38.080
  • they are not to be worshiped.
  • 00:15:38.080 --> 00:15:40.120
  • We're to only worship the Lord.
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  • That's very important to
  • 00:15:42.160 --> 00:15:43.060
  • remember that.
  • 00:15:43.060 --> 00:15:43.270
  • He is the one that actually is
  • 00:15:43.270 --> 00:15:45.110
  • to be worshiped.
  • 00:15:45.110 --> 00:15:48.100
  • And so, this is important.
  • 00:15:48.100 --> 00:15:49.040
  • Now, look what it says next to
  • 00:15:49.040 --> 00:15:50.060
  • Daniel chapter 9, I love this.
  • 00:15:50.060 --> 00:15:51.290
  • It says, "I went on praying and
  • 00:15:51.290 --> 00:15:52.280
  • confessing my sin--"
  • 00:15:52.280 --> 00:15:54.060
  • By the way,
  • 00:15:54.060 --> 00:15:54.270
  • Daniel has almost an--
  • 00:15:54.270 --> 00:15:56.260
  • for some reason,
  • 00:15:56.260 --> 00:15:58.040
  • Daniel, the Book of Daniel
  • 00:15:58.040 --> 00:15:59.040
  • has and enorment amount
  • 00:15:59.040 --> 00:16:00.160
  • of resources about
  • 00:16:00.160 --> 00:16:01.250
  • angels and demons.
  • 00:16:01.250 --> 00:16:03.260
  • So, if you wanna study them,
  • 00:16:03.260 --> 00:16:05.070
  • just start in
  • 00:16:05.070 --> 00:16:05.220
  • the Book of Daniel.
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  • It's incredible how much
  • 00:16:06.110 --> 00:16:07.070
  • information is on them there.
  • 00:16:07.070 --> 00:16:09.000
  • It says that, "I went on praying
  • 00:16:09.000 --> 00:16:09.220
  • and confessing my sin and the
  • 00:16:09.220 --> 00:16:10.220
  • sin of my people, pleading with
  • 00:16:10.220 --> 00:16:11.270
  • the Lord my God for Jerusalem,
  • 00:16:11.270 --> 00:16:13.110
  • his holy mountain.
  • 00:16:13.110 --> 00:16:14.160
  • As I was praying, Gabriel--"
  • 00:16:14.160 --> 00:16:16.130
  • Okay, now we have
  • 00:16:16.130 --> 00:16:17.090
  • a specific angel.
  • 00:16:17.090 --> 00:16:18.040
  • More of him next week,
  • 00:16:18.040 --> 00:16:19.020
  • by the way.
  • 00:16:19.020 --> 00:16:19.230
  • We're gonna talk about him and
  • 00:16:19.230 --> 00:16:21.060
  • other well-known angels in
  • 00:16:21.060 --> 00:16:22.110
  • the Bible next week.
  • 00:16:22.110 --> 00:16:23.230
  • But now we have a specific name.
  • 00:16:23.230 --> 00:16:24.190
  • "I was praying, Gabriel, whom I
  • 00:16:24.190 --> 00:16:26.260
  • had seen in the earlier vision,
  • 00:16:26.260 --> 00:16:28.270
  • came swiftly to me at the time
  • 00:16:28.270 --> 00:16:30.130
  • of the evening sacrifice.
  • 00:16:30.130 --> 00:16:32.090
  • He explained to me, 'Daniel, I
  • 00:16:32.090 --> 00:16:33.220
  • have come here to give you
  • 00:16:33.220 --> 00:16:35.050
  • insight and understanding.'"
  • 00:16:35.050 --> 00:16:37.010
  • Would you underline that,
  • 00:16:37.010 --> 00:16:38.030
  • insight and understanding.
  • 00:16:38.030 --> 00:16:39.130
  • Now, I don't know how all of
  • 00:16:39.130 --> 00:16:40.160
  • this works but apparently angels
  • 00:16:40.160 --> 00:16:41.270
  • brought insight and
  • 00:16:41.270 --> 00:16:43.030
  • understanding.
  • 00:16:43.030 --> 00:16:43.230
  • Now, I know today that--now,
  • 00:16:43.230 --> 00:16:45.150
  • this is pre New Testament.
  • 00:16:45.150 --> 00:16:48.010
  • Today we have the Holy Spirit to
  • 00:16:48.010 --> 00:16:49.160
  • give us insight and
  • 00:16:49.160 --> 00:16:50.160
  • understanding but I don't
  • 00:16:50.160 --> 00:16:51.190
  • believe, based upon that, that
  • 00:16:51.190 --> 00:16:52.260
  • that means angels are done
  • 00:16:52.260 --> 00:16:54.160
  • with their job.
  • 00:16:54.160 --> 00:16:56.020
  • So apparently, angels still have
  • 00:16:56.020 --> 00:16:57.020
  • insight and understanding.
  • 00:16:57.020 --> 00:16:59.080
  • We're not sure how that unfolds
  • 00:16:59.080 --> 00:17:00.100
  • but they are a critical part of
  • 00:17:00.100 --> 00:17:01.240
  • the insight and understanding
  • 00:17:01.240 --> 00:17:03.220
  • that we get.
  • 00:17:03.220 --> 00:17:06.020
  • And so it says,
  • 00:17:06.020 --> 00:17:06.190
  • "Daniel, I have come here
  • 00:17:06.190 --> 00:17:07.150
  • to give you insight
  • 00:17:07.150 --> 00:17:08.090
  • and understanding.
  • 00:17:08.090 --> 00:17:08.260
  • The moment you began praying,
  • 00:17:08.260 --> 00:17:09.240
  • a command was given."
  • 00:17:09.240 --> 00:17:11.010
  • I love that line.
  • 00:17:11.010 --> 00:17:12.170
  • Did you catch that?
  • 00:17:12.170 --> 00:17:14.000
  • The moment you began praying,
  • 00:17:14.000 --> 00:17:15.090
  • God said, "Gabriel, go."
  • 00:17:15.090 --> 00:17:16.220
  • And Gabriel's gone.
  • 00:17:16.220 --> 00:17:18.020
  • See ya, right?
  • 00:17:18.020 --> 00:17:19.020
  • Gabriel just, he's holding a
  • 00:17:19.020 --> 00:17:19.230
  • sheet of paper with some
  • 00:17:19.230 --> 00:17:20.190
  • instructions and all of sudden
  • 00:17:20.190 --> 00:17:21.090
  • you see the paper just floating
  • 00:17:21.090 --> 00:17:22.030
  • and Gabriel's gone.
  • 00:17:22.030 --> 00:17:23.280
  • He's already at Daniel's side.
  • 00:17:23.280 --> 00:17:24.250
  • The moment he prays, boom,
  • 00:17:25.200 --> 00:17:28.200
  • the angels come rushing in to
  • 00:17:28.200 --> 00:17:30.000
  • attend to you.
  • 00:17:30.000 --> 00:17:31.140
  • Isn't that nice to know that?
  • 00:17:31.140 --> 00:17:33.030
  • The absolute second you call
  • 00:17:33.030 --> 00:17:34.180
  • upon God, God says,
  • 00:17:34.180 --> 00:17:35.180
  • "Army, go.
  • 00:17:35.180 --> 00:17:37.120
  • Go help my servant."
  • 00:17:37.120 --> 00:17:38.120
  • In an instant, you have the
  • 00:17:38.120 --> 00:17:40.000
  • resources of God around you.
  • 00:17:40.030 --> 00:17:43.030
  • You are not alone.
  • 00:17:43.150 --> 00:17:46.150
  • Isn't that good to know that?
  • 00:17:46.150 --> 00:17:48.120
  • That just gives you confidence,
  • 00:17:48.120 --> 00:17:49.140
  • doesn't it?
  • 00:17:49.140 --> 00:17:52.130
  • "The moment you began praying,
  • 00:17:52.130 --> 00:17:53.120
  • a command was given.
  • 00:17:53.120 --> 00:17:54.060
  • And now I am here to tell you
  • 00:17:54.060 --> 00:17:55.270
  • what it was, for you are very
  • 00:17:55.270 --> 00:17:57.080
  • precious to God.
  • 00:17:57.080 --> 00:17:58.230
  • Listen carefully so that you can
  • 00:17:58.230 --> 00:18:00.130
  • understand the meaning of
  • 00:18:00.130 --> 00:18:01.160
  • your vision."
  • 00:18:01.160 --> 00:18:02.290
  • This is very important,
  • 00:18:02.290 --> 00:18:03.150
  • number six,
  • 00:18:03.150 --> 00:18:04.060
  • how do I access their help?
  • 00:18:04.060 --> 00:18:06.090
  • By praying to God,
  • 00:18:06.090 --> 00:18:07.200
  • not the angel.
  • 00:18:07.200 --> 00:18:09.140
  • It's very important.
  • 00:18:09.140 --> 00:18:10.100
  • We do not pray to angels but
  • 00:18:10.100 --> 00:18:11.070
  • instead we say,
  • 00:18:11.070 --> 00:18:11.280
  • "God, I need your help."
  • 00:18:11.280 --> 00:18:14.000
  • I gotta be honest, this morning,
  • 00:18:14.000 --> 00:18:15.120
  • you know, I'm pretty sick and
  • 00:18:15.120 --> 00:18:16.210
  • I called my doctor.
  • 00:18:16.210 --> 00:18:18.160
  • And, you know, I've been getting
  • 00:18:18.160 --> 00:18:19.170
  • some help from some friends in
  • 00:18:19.170 --> 00:18:21.000
  • the medical field.
  • 00:18:21.000 --> 00:18:21.230
  • Thank the Lord.
  • 00:18:21.230 --> 00:18:22.170
  • Very grateful for that.
  • 00:18:22.170 --> 00:18:23.070
  • So, I got some medicine in me
  • 00:18:23.070 --> 00:18:24.130
  • and that's important too.
  • 00:18:24.130 --> 00:18:25.250
  • And take your meds.
  • 00:18:25.250 --> 00:18:26.280
  • That's a big deal.
  • 00:18:26.280 --> 00:18:28.050
  • I'm trying to get some help that
  • 00:18:28.050 --> 00:18:28.270
  • way too, drinking lots of fluid,
  • 00:18:28.270 --> 00:18:30.100
  • resting, all that stuff.
  • 00:18:30.100 --> 00:18:31.060
  • But honestly, as I laid in bed
  • 00:18:31.060 --> 00:18:32.150
  • this morning, all of a sudden I
  • 00:18:32.150 --> 00:18:33.170
  • just said, "Lord, would you send
  • 00:18:33.170 --> 00:18:34.200
  • your tending angels to me?"
  • 00:18:34.200 --> 00:18:36.080
  • Matthew chapter 4 talks about
  • 00:18:36.080 --> 00:18:37.040
  • how Jesus, after he had been
  • 00:18:37.040 --> 00:18:38.130
  • tempted by the devil as soon as
  • 00:18:38.130 --> 00:18:40.010
  • he's gone through that test,
  • 00:18:40.010 --> 00:18:41.180
  • the angels came and tended to
  • 00:18:41.180 --> 00:18:43.020
  • his care, tended to his needs.
  • 00:18:43.020 --> 00:18:44.160
  • And I just said while I was
  • 00:18:44.160 --> 00:18:45.080
  • lying in bed this morning,
  • 00:18:45.080 --> 00:18:46.020
  • I said, "Lord, please send
  • 00:18:46.020 --> 00:18:47.100
  • your angels to tend to me."
  • 00:18:47.100 --> 00:18:48.110
  • I looked over and there's
  • 00:18:48.110 --> 00:18:49.020
  • this beautiful blond.
  • 00:18:49.020 --> 00:18:49.250
  • I was like, an angel.
  • 00:18:49.250 --> 00:18:50.120
  • Oh no, it's my wife.
  • 00:18:50.120 --> 00:18:52.270
  • I confuse that all the time.
  • 00:18:52.270 --> 00:18:53.140
  • It's very normal.
  • 00:18:53.140 --> 00:18:56.060
  • But I just said, "God, would you
  • 00:18:56.060 --> 00:18:56.280
  • just tend to me," you know?
  • 00:18:56.280 --> 00:18:58.260
  • And I believe, I really
  • 00:18:58.260 --> 00:19:00.050
  • sincerely believe this,
  • 00:19:00.050 --> 00:19:01.180
  • that the angels do tend to us.
  • 00:19:01.180 --> 00:19:03.070
  • Isn't that good to know that,
  • 00:19:03.070 --> 00:19:04.140
  • that they tend to our
  • 00:19:04.140 --> 00:19:05.050
  • every need?
  • 00:19:05.050 --> 00:19:06.010
  • Maybe right now you have a
  • 00:19:06.010 --> 00:19:07.220
  • loved one in the hospital.
  • 00:19:07.220 --> 00:19:09.220
  • You know, when you leave and
  • 00:19:09.220 --> 00:19:10.150
  • I know you feel bad, don't you,
  • 00:19:10.150 --> 00:19:11.120
  • like I do when would have to
  • 00:19:11.120 --> 00:19:12.090
  • slip out for a second?
  • 00:19:12.090 --> 00:19:13.210
  • You say, "God, let your angels
  • 00:19:13.210 --> 00:19:14.250
  • tend to them while I'm gone.
  • 00:19:14.250 --> 00:19:16.290
  • You know, as I slip out, may
  • 00:19:16.290 --> 00:19:17.200
  • they be more rested.
  • 00:19:17.200 --> 00:19:20.070
  • May they be more blessed when
  • 00:19:20.070 --> 00:19:21.120
  • I'm not here than when I am
  • 00:19:21.120 --> 00:19:22.270
  • because your angels
  • 00:19:22.270 --> 00:19:23.270
  • fill the room.
  • 00:19:23.270 --> 00:19:26.080
  • Just be there for those."
  • 00:19:26.080 --> 00:19:28.130
  • Maybe right now you're watching
  • 00:19:28.130 --> 00:19:29.020
  • on television and you don't get
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  • out much.
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  • Maybe you can't move a lot.
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  • I just want to encourage you to
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  • know there are angels by your
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  • side and they are cheering
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  • you on.
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  • They're to tend to your needs.
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  • Could we just give glory to God
  • 00:19:40.110 --> 00:19:41.080
  • right now that you are
  • 00:19:41.080 --> 00:19:42.110
  • not alone?
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  • You're not.
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  • Praise God.
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  • The last Scripture I wanna share
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  • with you is this,
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  • Matthew chapter 16, verse 22.
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  • It says, "The time came--"
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  • This is Jesus telling a story.
  • 00:19:54.040 --> 00:19:56.140
  • "The time came when the beggar
  • 00:19:56.140 --> 00:19:57.050
  • died and the angels carried him
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  • to Abraham's side."
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  • This is important, number seven.
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  • Angels will escort you upon
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  • death to heaven.
  • 00:20:03.270 --> 00:20:06.140
  • Angels will escort you upon
  • 00:20:06.140 --> 00:20:07.220
  • death to heaven.
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  • But let me just say this,
  • 00:20:08.270 --> 00:20:10.220
  • I don't mean to scare you,
  • 00:20:10.220 --> 00:20:11.140
  • but I wanna tell you the truth.
  • 00:20:11.140 --> 00:20:12.160
  • You deserve that, right?
  • 00:20:12.160 --> 00:20:14.170
  • There are angels that will
  • 00:20:14.170 --> 00:20:15.160
  • escort you to heaven if you've
  • 00:20:15.160 --> 00:20:16.150
  • received Christ.
  • 00:20:16.150 --> 00:20:18.000
  • If you have not received Christ,
  • 00:20:18.000 --> 00:20:20.130
  • there is a death angel that will
  • 00:20:20.130 --> 00:20:21.290
  • escort you to hell.
  • 00:20:21.290 --> 00:20:24.270
  • I say that not to scare you,
  • 00:20:24.270 --> 00:20:26.130
  • but I want you to understand the
  • 00:20:26.130 --> 00:20:28.040
  • battle that is going on around
  • 00:20:28.040 --> 00:20:29.220
  • you that you can't see is real
  • 00:20:29.220 --> 00:20:31.190
  • and it is for your very soul.
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  • There are angels of life
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  • and angels of death.
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  • It's very clear in
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  • the Old and New Testament
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  • of angels that brought
  • 00:20:39.250 --> 00:20:40.270
  • death and destruction,
  • 00:20:40.270 --> 00:20:42.050
  • and angels that will escort you
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  • to the afterlife,
  • 00:20:44.020 --> 00:20:44.290
  • whether that is heaven or hell.
  • 00:20:44.290 --> 00:20:47.000
  • And the only way to determine
  • 00:20:47.000 --> 00:20:48.140
  • whether an angel of life or
  • 00:20:48.140 --> 00:20:49.270
  • death comes for you is what you
  • 00:20:49.270 --> 00:20:51.190
  • have done with Jesus Christ.
  • 00:20:51.190 --> 00:20:54.020
  • Have you accepted him as your
  • 00:20:54.020 --> 00:20:55.080
  • personal Lord and Savior?
  • 00:20:55.080 --> 00:20:56.180
  • Is there a moment--
  • 00:20:56.180 --> 00:20:57.270
  • please listen
  • 00:20:57.270 --> 00:20:58.180
  • right now, focus.
  • 00:20:58.180 --> 00:20:59.270
  • Is there a moment that you
  • 00:20:59.270 --> 00:21:01.060
  • remember when you asked
  • 00:21:01.060 --> 00:21:02.130
  • Jesus Christ into your heart
  • 00:21:02.130 --> 00:21:04.270
  • when you personally said,
  • 00:21:04.270 --> 00:21:05.220
  • "Jesus, I need you
  • 00:21:05.220 --> 00:21:06.200
  • in my life.
  • 00:21:06.200 --> 00:21:07.110
  • I believe you died for my sins
  • 00:21:07.110 --> 00:21:08.090
  • and I believe you rose again.
  • 00:21:08.090 --> 00:21:09.250
  • I'm asking you to come into
  • 00:21:09.250 --> 00:21:10.260
  • my heart."
  • 00:21:10.260 --> 00:21:11.130
  • If you cannot remember a moment
  • 00:21:11.130 --> 00:21:12.180
  • that you did that, dare I say
  • 00:21:12.180 --> 00:21:13.240
  • you are not going where you
  • 00:21:13.240 --> 00:21:15.180
  • think you're going.
  • 00:21:15.180 --> 00:21:17.210
  • The only way for you to have an
  • 00:21:17.210 --> 00:21:19.160
  • angel escort you to heaven is to
  • 00:21:19.160 --> 00:21:21.150
  • know Jesus Christ.
  • 00:21:21.150 --> 00:21:23.130
  • It's a true story, there was
  • 00:21:23.130 --> 00:21:24.230
  • a British train traveling
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  • to London.
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  • Queen Elizabeth was literally
  • 00:21:28.100 --> 00:21:29.200
  • on this train.
  • 00:21:29.200 --> 00:21:31.010
  • This is a true story.
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  • As they're traveling,
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  • the engineer,
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  • it was the middle of the night.
  • 00:21:34.190 --> 00:21:37.080
  • Everyone was asleep.
  • 00:21:37.080 --> 00:21:38.140
  • Suddenly, the engineer saw a
  • 00:21:38.140 --> 00:21:39.090
  • startling light and it revealed
  • 00:21:39.090 --> 00:21:41.000
  • in the beam of the engine's life
  • 00:21:41.000 --> 00:21:42.190
  • that there was a strange figure
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  • in a black cloak on the tracks
  • 00:21:44.000 --> 00:21:46.020
  • waving a flag back and forth.
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  • The engineer freaked out,
  • 00:21:48.170 --> 00:21:50.030
  • not expecting this, immediately
  • 00:21:50.030 --> 00:21:51.140
  • grabbed the emergency break
  • 00:21:51.140 --> 00:21:52.010
  • Everyone was jolted.
  • 00:21:54.160 --> 00:21:55.090
  • Of course, they all woke up.
  • 00:21:55.090 --> 00:21:56.070
  • You know, they didn't know what
  • 00:21:56.070 --> 00:21:57.210
  • was going on.
  • 00:21:57.210 --> 00:21:58.180
  • The engineer and the crew
  • 00:21:58.180 --> 00:21:59.280
  • got off the train
  • 00:21:59.280 --> 00:22:00.250
  • and went out in front of
  • 00:22:00.250 --> 00:22:01.230
  • the train, once it was stopped,
  • 00:22:01.230 --> 00:22:02.260
  • to see who was there,
  • 00:22:02.260 --> 00:22:04.040
  • to see what was going on.
  • 00:22:04.040 --> 00:22:05.080
  • They never found this stranger
  • 00:22:05.080 --> 00:22:07.150
  • that was waving this black flag,
  • 00:22:07.150 --> 00:22:09.150
  • they just saw the silhouette,
  • 00:22:09.150 --> 00:22:10.170
  • never found him.
  • 00:22:10.170 --> 00:22:11.220
  • Just on a hunch,
  • 00:22:11.220 --> 00:22:13.040
  • the engineer said,
  • 00:22:13.040 --> 00:22:13.240
  • "You know, let me just--
  • 00:22:13.240 --> 00:22:14.290
  • give me a moment.
  • 00:22:14.290 --> 00:22:15.180
  • Let me walk ahead and just see
  • 00:22:15.180 --> 00:22:16.120
  • what's going on."
  • 00:22:16.120 --> 00:22:17.080
  • So, he began to walk
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  • 200 to 300 yards in front,
  • 00:22:18.020 --> 00:22:19.160
  • around the curve,
  • 00:22:19.160 --> 00:22:21.140
  • in the track,
  • 00:22:21.140 --> 00:22:22.070
  • and when he rounded
  • 00:22:22.070 --> 00:22:23.040
  • the curve to his sheer terror,
  • 00:22:23.230 --> 00:22:26.230
  • he saw that the track had been
  • 00:22:26.230 --> 00:22:28.160
  • washed away by a flood
  • 00:22:28.160 --> 00:22:31.090
  • from the river where
  • 00:22:31.090 --> 00:22:32.100
  • it had a bridge before.
  • 00:22:32.100 --> 00:22:34.030
  • If he had not stopped,
  • 00:22:34.030 --> 00:22:36.030
  • all the passengers,
  • 00:22:36.030 --> 00:22:37.150
  • including Queen Elizabeth,
  • 00:22:37.150 --> 00:22:38.200
  • would have died.
  • 00:22:38.200 --> 00:22:40.280
  • The crew immediately,
  • 00:22:40.280 --> 00:22:41.180
  • for the next 2 days,
  • 00:22:41.180 --> 00:22:42.200
  • while the train was parked,
  • 00:22:42.200 --> 00:22:43.180
  • fixed the track,
  • 00:22:43.180 --> 00:22:45.070
  • and they went on to London.
  • 00:22:45.070 --> 00:22:47.010
  • Once they got there, the
  • 00:22:47.010 --> 00:22:48.140
  • engineer was so curious to what
  • 00:22:48.140 --> 00:22:49.210
  • in the world made them stop this
  • 00:22:49.210 --> 00:22:52.030
  • mysterious man, that he began to
  • 00:22:52.030 --> 00:22:55.030
  • just ponder and try to look at
  • 00:22:55.030 --> 00:22:56.140
  • the front of the train and see
  • 00:22:56.140 --> 00:22:57.190
  • what was going on.
  • 00:22:57.190 --> 00:22:58.150
  • And as he looked down at the
  • 00:22:58.150 --> 00:22:59.220
  • giant beam light in front of
  • 00:22:59.220 --> 00:23:01.190
  • them once he was outside the
  • 00:23:01.190 --> 00:23:02.220
  • train, he saw a big moth that
  • 00:23:02.220 --> 00:23:04.190
  • had fallen from the light
  • 00:23:04.190 --> 00:23:06.000
  • clearly down into the engine.
  • 00:23:06.000 --> 00:23:07.140
  • He picked up the moth and on a
  • 00:23:07.140 --> 00:23:08.150
  • whim, he wet the moth and
  • 00:23:08.150 --> 00:23:09.180
  • attached it to the light.
  • 00:23:09.180 --> 00:23:11.190
  • He waited till it was dark and
  • 00:23:11.190 --> 00:23:12.230
  • he went inside and he turned on
  • 00:23:12.230 --> 00:23:13.290
  • the light.
  • 00:23:13.290 --> 00:23:14.180
  • And when he turned on the light,
  • 00:23:14.180 --> 00:23:15.250
  • it appeared he realized that the
  • 00:23:15.250 --> 00:23:17.030
  • wind would have been blowing.
  • 00:23:17.030 --> 00:23:18.080
  • It would appear that that moth
  • 00:23:18.080 --> 00:23:19.190
  • was taking the shape of some
  • 00:23:19.190 --> 00:23:20.280
  • kind of silhouette of a man
  • 00:23:20.280 --> 00:23:22.080
  • waving a flag.
  • 00:23:22.080 --> 00:23:25.060
  • At that moment, he knew at that
  • 00:23:25.060 --> 00:23:26.200
  • second he thought,
  • 00:23:26.200 --> 00:23:27.150
  • "Wow, this mysterious event
  • 00:23:27.150 --> 00:23:30.030
  • saved all of our lives."
  • 00:23:30.100 --> 00:23:33.100
  • They went to tell
  • 00:23:33.100 --> 00:23:33.290
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • 00:23:33.290 --> 00:23:34.210
  • and she immediately said,
  • 00:23:34.210 --> 00:23:35.190
  • "Oh no, that was not some
  • 00:23:35.190 --> 00:23:36.150
  • strange coincidence.
  • 00:23:36.150 --> 00:23:37.200
  • That was God protecting us."
  • 00:23:37.200 --> 00:23:40.010
  • God had caused an angel to put
  • 00:23:40.010 --> 00:23:41.240
  • a moth in just the right spot to
  • 00:23:41.240 --> 00:23:44.120
  • God is looking out for you
  • 00:23:48.110 --> 00:23:51.110
  • and for me, he is.
  • 00:23:52.100 --> 00:23:55.100
  • Maybe you've lost a loved one
  • 00:23:55.100 --> 00:23:57.060
  • and this is a tough message and
  • 00:23:57.060 --> 00:23:58.030
  • you think, "Pastor, I lost
  • 00:23:58.030 --> 00:23:59.210
  • someone and I thought the angel
  • 00:23:59.210 --> 00:24:01.280
  • could have protected them."
  • 00:24:01.280 --> 00:24:04.070
  • The angel did.
  • 00:24:04.070 --> 00:24:06.000
  • The angel simply took them
  • 00:24:06.000 --> 00:24:06.190
  • to heaven.
  • 00:24:06.190 --> 00:24:09.050
  • The angel was there.
  • 00:24:09.050 --> 00:24:10.270
  • In that split second,
  • 00:24:10.270 --> 00:24:11.250
  • in that moment of tragedy
  • 00:24:11.250 --> 00:24:13.230
  • when we feel the loss,
  • 00:24:13.230 --> 00:24:15.130
  • they don't feel the loss.
  • 00:24:15.130 --> 00:24:17.030
  • I have a very good friend and
  • 00:24:17.030 --> 00:24:17.270
  • mentor, told me a story about
  • 00:24:17.270 --> 00:24:19.140
  • his grandfather.
  • 00:24:19.140 --> 00:24:21.270
  • His grandfather was starting to
  • 00:24:21.270 --> 00:24:23.130
  • see things towards the end of
  • 00:24:23.130 --> 00:24:24.270
  • his life and he was basically
  • 00:24:24.270 --> 00:24:27.110
  • about to die, they knew that.
  • 00:24:27.110 --> 00:24:28.130
  • The nurses had prepared them and
  • 00:24:28.130 --> 00:24:30.090
  • he said, "I wanna die at home.
  • 00:24:30.090 --> 00:24:31.260
  • I don't wanna die in hospice or
  • 00:24:31.260 --> 00:24:33.130
  • in a hospital.
  • 00:24:33.130 --> 00:24:34.080
  • I wanna die at home."
  • 00:24:34.080 --> 00:24:34.260
  • So, they had given him medicines
  • 00:24:34.260 --> 00:24:36.090
  • so he could do that.
  • 00:24:36.090 --> 00:24:37.210
  • And he laid in this one
  • 00:24:37.210 --> 00:24:39.000
  • particular chair and he always
  • 00:24:39.000 --> 00:24:41.030
  • thought that someone was gonna
  • 00:24:41.030 --> 00:24:42.110
  • come for him, angels, or Jesus,
  • 00:24:42.110 --> 00:24:43.190
  • or someone's gonna come for him.
  • 00:24:43.190 --> 00:24:45.250
  • And my friend was in the kitchen
  • 00:24:45.250 --> 00:24:47.070
  • at one moment when he was very
  • 00:24:47.070 --> 00:24:48.170
  • close to dying and he just
  • 00:24:48.170 --> 00:24:50.060
  • darted in for a second.
  • 00:24:50.060 --> 00:24:51.080
  • And as he was in there,
  • 00:24:51.080 --> 00:24:52.030
  • he turned and said, "Grandpa"?
  • 00:24:52.030 --> 00:24:54.040
  • And he looked up and he vaguely
  • 00:24:54.040 --> 00:24:55.190
  • saw his grandfather reach his
  • 00:24:55.190 --> 00:24:57.110
  • arms up and then go down
  • 00:24:57.110 --> 00:24:59.130
  • and that was it.
  • 00:24:59.130 --> 00:25:01.210
  • And he said, "I knew at that
  • 00:25:01.210 --> 00:25:02.160
  • moment that he reached his arms
  • 00:25:02.160 --> 00:25:03.190
  • up for an angel or for Jesus and
  • 00:25:03.190 --> 00:25:06.040
  • someone had come and taken him
  • 00:25:06.040 --> 00:25:07.040
  • in that split second."
  • 00:25:07.100 --> 00:25:10.100
  • Isn't it good to know that we
  • 00:25:10.100 --> 00:25:11.260
  • have a heavenly escort
  • 00:25:11.260 --> 00:25:14.150
  • to heaven?
  • 00:25:14.150 --> 00:25:15.250
  • Would you like your
  • 00:25:15.250 --> 00:25:16.130
  • heavenly escort?
  • 00:25:16.130 --> 00:25:18.120
  • All you have to do is receive
  • 00:25:18.120 --> 00:25:19.010
  • Jesus Christ as your
  • 00:25:19.010 --> 00:25:20.220
  • Lord and Savior.
  • 00:25:20.220 --> 00:25:22.050
  • We take this so seriously.
  • 00:25:22.050 --> 00:25:23.140
  • It's our motto.
  • 00:25:23.140 --> 00:25:24.050
  • It's our mission.
  • 00:25:24.050 --> 00:25:24.270
  • It's our cause is to take as
  • 00:25:24.270 --> 00:25:26.150
  • many people to heaven as we can
  • 00:25:26.150 --> 00:25:27.210
  • before we die because friends
  • 00:25:27.210 --> 00:25:30.130
  • don't let friends go to hell.
  • 00:25:30.130 --> 00:25:32.260
  • Friends tell their friends
  • 00:25:32.260 --> 00:25:33.230
  • about the Lord so that
  • 00:25:33.230 --> 00:25:35.200
  • - Bil: Hey, thanks so much for
  • 00:25:43.260 --> 00:25:44.180
  • watching the program today.
  • 00:25:44.180 --> 00:25:46.080
  • I got a question for you, have
  • 00:25:46.080 --> 00:25:47.200
  • you asked Jesus Christ to be
  • 00:25:47.200 --> 00:25:48.290
  • your Lord and Savior?
  • 00:25:48.290 --> 00:25:50.210
  • Have you prayed a simple prayer
  • 00:25:50.210 --> 00:25:52.070
  • that guarantees that you will go
  • 00:25:52.070 --> 00:25:53.290
  • to heaven because you
  • 00:25:53.290 --> 00:25:55.000
  • know Jesus?
  • 00:25:55.000 --> 00:25:56.230
  • Would you pray this prayer
  • 00:25:56.230 --> 00:25:57.150
  • with me right now?
  • 00:25:57.150 --> 00:25:58.150
  • You can just say this out loud.
  • 00:25:58.150 --> 00:25:59.200
  • You can say, "Dear Jesus,
  • 00:25:59.200 --> 00:26:01.070
  • I realize I need you.
  • 00:26:01.070 --> 00:26:03.050
  • I believe you died on the cross
  • 00:26:03.050 --> 00:26:04.110
  • for me to pay the price for my
  • 00:26:04.110 --> 00:26:05.270
  • sins and I believe
  • 00:26:05.270 --> 00:26:07.050
  • you rose again.
  • 00:26:07.050 --> 00:26:08.160
  • Please come into my heart,
  • 00:26:08.160 --> 00:26:09.190
  • be my Lord, and be my Savior.
  • 00:26:09.190 --> 00:26:12.110
  • Thank you, Jesus, for saving me.
  • 00:26:12.110 --> 00:26:15.020
  • In your name we pray, amen."
  • 00:26:15.020 --> 00:26:16.260
  • If you just prayed that prayer,
  • 00:26:16.260 --> 00:26:17.280
  • would you pick up the phone
  • 00:26:17.280 --> 00:26:19.000
  • and give us a call right now?
  • 00:26:19.000 --> 00:26:20.040
  • Just write down the number on
  • 00:26:20.040 --> 00:26:21.160
  • the screen and give us a call
  • 00:26:21.160 --> 00:26:22.290
  • so we can celebrate with you
  • 00:26:22.290 --> 00:26:24.180
  • about the decision
  • 00:26:24.180 --> 00:26:25.070
  • - female announcer: Could it be
  • 00:26:28.260 --> 00:26:29.200
  • that your breaking point is
  • 00:26:29.200 --> 00:26:31.000
  • actually a platform for victory?
  • 00:26:31.000 --> 00:26:32.110
  • In his new DVD message,
  • 00:26:32.110 --> 00:26:33.230
  • Pastor Bil shares on how
  • 00:26:33.230 --> 00:26:34.290
  • to rise above your circumstances
  • 00:26:34.290 --> 00:26:36.040
  • and follow the plan
  • 00:26:36.040 --> 00:26:36.190
  • - Bil Cornelius: God wants
  • 00:26:39.120 --> 00:26:39.290
  • to give you a great vision
  • 00:26:39.290 --> 00:26:40.160
  • for your life, but you know
  • 00:26:40.160 --> 00:26:41.070
  • what gets in the way of vision?
  • 00:26:41.070 --> 00:26:43.020
  • Sight.
  • 00:26:43.020 --> 00:26:45.000
  • Who you can see now gets in the
  • 00:26:45.000 --> 00:26:46.220
  • way of who you can't see yet.
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  • Oh, all I see is a kid who is
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  • just disobeying me.
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  • No, I see a young man or a young
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  • woman who will turn into
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  • a godly man that honors the Lord
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  • with his life and changes
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  • the next generation.
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  • What are you seeing
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  • in your kids?
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  • Because what you see
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  • Activating Your Faith
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  • In The Face of Danger."
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