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Lessons from the Life of Moses Part 7: A Night to Remember

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December 1, 2019
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In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley

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Lessons from the Life of Moses Part 7: A Night to Remember

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  • - Dr. Charles Stanley:
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  • This is still the truth of the
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  • Word of God--still the truth of
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  • the Word of God: "I am the way,
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  • the truth, and the life.
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  • No man comes to the Father but
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  • by Me."
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  • No one will be saved without
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  • the blood.
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  • And the truth is that's the
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  • same story.
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  • Without the shedding of blood,
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  • - Dr. Stanley:
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  • Four decades ago,
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  • we started In Touch Ministries
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  • to lead people worldwide
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  • into a growing relationship
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  • with Jesus Christ.
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  • Throughout the years,
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  • we've seen God's greatness,
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  • his love and his blessings
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  • in such awesome ways
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  • that we just want everyone
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  • to know him.
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  • So let's open God's Word
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  • - male announcer: Next on
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  • "In Touch,"
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  • - Dr. Charles Stanley: It's not
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  • hard to understand why God would
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  • send plagues on the Egyptians.
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  • Because they had incarcerated,
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  • made slaves out of God's
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  • chosen people.
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  • And it had been going on for
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  • a long time.
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  • And on nine separate occasions,
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  • God sent a plague into Egypt and
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  • each time the message was,
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  • "Let My people go."
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  • And of course, Pharaoh just
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  • ignored it.
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  • His heart was hardened.
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  • He promised to let them go over
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  • and over again, but he reneged
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  • on his promise.
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  • So, now he's facing the last
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  • plague.
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  • So, I want us to title this
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  • message "A Night to Remember"
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  • because indeed it was and it's
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  • the twelfth chapter of Exodus,
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  • and I won't read that chapter
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  • for time's sake,
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  • but first of all I want to talk
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  • about what was the purpose that
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  • God had in mind in sending
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  • all these plagues.
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  • And you'll remember as we went
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  • through each one of them, all
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  • the way to the final one which
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  • was the death of the firstborn
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  • throughout all of Egypt.
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  • And so, His first purpose was to
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  • judge Egypt and their gods.
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  • That was His first purpose--to
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  • send divine judgment upon them,
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  • because they had kept God's
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  • people for several hundred
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  • years.
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  • And remember they started out as
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  • a blessing as a result of saving
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  • Egypt from destruction,
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  • from famine.
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  • And now when the Scripture says
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  • this Pharaoh came along who did
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  • not know Joseph--he put them in
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  • bondage.
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  • And so, first of all was
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  • judgment upon Egypt and their
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  • gods.
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  • Secondly, to liberate Israel
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  • from Egyptian bondage was a
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  • vital part of His purpose.
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  • And, the third purpose was to do
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  • what?
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  • It was preparation for the
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  • coming of the Messiah.
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  • So, think about this, they
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  • started out, a family of
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  • seventy, down to Egypt, the
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  • Pharaoh at that time loved
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  • Joseph because he saved Egypt
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  • from starving to death.
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  • And now, pharaoh after pharaoh
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  • and finally this last pharaoh
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  • who'd mistreated them so badly,
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  • put them all into slavery.
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  • God was ready to rescue them.
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  • So, you would think after nine
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  • horrible plagues that Pharaoh
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  • would finally have said
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  • all right.
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  • That's what he said two or three
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  • times, only to change his mind.
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  • But now came the last and final
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  • plague and that is the one that
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  • we probably most remember above
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  • all the rest.
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  • And that is the night when the
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  • death angel came through.
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  • So, having gone through all
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  • those plagues, having denied--in
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  • fact, even Pharaoh's finest
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  • generals and everyone who was
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  • around him were pleading let
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  • them go, let them go,
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  • let them go but he would not.
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  • And so, God said to the nation
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  • of Israel get ready.
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  • And if you'll notice the fourth
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  • verse of this twelfth chapter:
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  • "Now if the household is too
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  • small for a lamb, then he and
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  • his neighbor nearest to his
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  • house are to take one according
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  • to the number of persons in
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  • them; according to what each man
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  • should eat, you are to divide
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  • the lamb.
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  • Your lamb shall be an
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  • unblemished male a year old; you
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  • may take it from the sheep or
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  • from the goats.
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  • You shall keep it until the
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  • fourteenth day of the same
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  • month, then the whole assembly
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  • of the congregation of Israel is
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  • to kill it at twilight."
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  • Everything very specifically
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  • designated.
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  • "Moreover, they shall take some
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  • of the blood and put it on the
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  • two doorposts and on the lintel
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  • of the houses in which they eat
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  • of it."
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  • So, this is what we probably
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  • remember most of all.
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  • God had given them clear
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  • instruction.
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  • He said tonight's the night.
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  • Finally, Pharaoh is going to
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  • have to give in.
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  • And so, in order to save the
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  • Nation of Israel from Egyptian
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  • slavery, He said here's what
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  • we're going to do.
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  • You're to take a lamb to eat
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  • part, take the blood, put it on
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  • the doorposts and across the
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  • lintel because the death angel's
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  • coming.
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  • And when the death angel passes
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  • through the cities, the towns,
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  • every household in which there
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  • is no blood on the doorpost--the
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  • firstborn will die.
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  • Imagine hearing that.
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  • In your family--no blood on the
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  • doorpost; no blood on the
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  • lintel; absolute death--that's
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  • the Word of God.
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  • Now, I'm sure that many of those
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  • Jews, that many of those
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  • Hebrews, they didn't believe
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  • that.
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  • All of them didn't believe in
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  • Jehovah God.
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  • They had been converted to some
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  • of the gods of the Egyptians;
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  • and so, He made it very,
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  • very clear.
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  • Told them exactly what to have,
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  • what kind of food to have, what
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  • they were to do with every
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  • single part of it.
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  • And He said, "You shall eat it
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  • in this manner: with your loins
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  • girded."
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  • That is, if you have an apron
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  • on, you'd pull the apron up, get
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  • ready to go.
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  • He says, "Your loins girded,
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  • your sandals on your feet, your
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  • staff in your hand, you shall
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  • eat it in haste--it is the
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  • Lord's Passover."
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  • He said, "This is the night the
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  • death angel is going to pass all
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  • through the whole nation
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  • of Egypt.
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  • I will go through the land of
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  • Egypt on that night, and will
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  • strike down all the firstborn in
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  • the land of Egypt, both man and
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  • beast, and against all the gods
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  • of Egypt I will execute
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  • judgments.
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  • I am the Lord.
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  • The blood shall be a sign for
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  • you on the houses where you live
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  • and when I see the blood, I will
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  • pass over you, and no plague
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  • will befall you to destroy you
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  • when I strike the land
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  • of Egypt."
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  • Imagine this.
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  • I wonder how many of us would
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  • have believed that.
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  • Well, they'd watched all of
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  • these other plagues and so far,
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  • Pharaoh had not let them go.
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  • And the night before was this
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  • terrible darkness that they
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  • couldn't explain and could not
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  • escape.
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  • This was the final plague.
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  • God gave them opportunity after
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  • opportunity, but God knew in the
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  • beginning they weren't going to
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  • yield to it because what is
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  • He doing?
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  • He's making a statement that
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  • would never be forgotten.
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  • And this is why Jews today,
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  • Hebrew people today, they still
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  • practicing the Passover.
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  • And that's been hundreds and
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  • hundreds of years ago.
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  • And so, God knew that all the
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  • plagues that He'd sent that
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  • would have sent most of us just
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  • reeling in subjection,
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  • what happened?
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  • Pharaoh wouldn't let them go.
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  • So, what was this all about?
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  • What this was all about was God
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  • making a statement.
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  • He knew he wasn't going to let
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  • them go.
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  • This was God making a statement
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  • to the world.
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  • Not only to the world of his
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  • day, but to the world of
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  • our day.
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  • These are My people.
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  • I am establishing a nation.
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  • This nation will be beyond all
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  • other nations because through
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  • this nation will come the Savior
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  • of the world, the Messiah.
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  • They didn't understand all of
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  • that, but God was getting them
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  • ready because God knew that one
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  • day you and I would
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  • understand it.
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  • And after all those years
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  • through what nation did the
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  • Messiah come?
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  • The same nation that was down in
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  • Egyptian bondage.
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  • So, at some point, can you
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  • imagine being at home--you, you
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  • wives, for example--and notice,
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  • notice what He told them to do.
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  • He said now, you--you are to
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  • prepare all these things.
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  • And He tells them later on, He
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  • says you're to--put it on your
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  • shoulder; be ready to travel
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  • because tonight the death
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  • angel's coming.
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  • So, you can imagine what was
  • 00:09:31.080 --> 00:09:32.210
  • going on by the time it got
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  • a little dark.
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  • And I'm sure some of those
  • 00:09:36.110 --> 00:09:37.120
  • parents had to convince their
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  • children of what was going
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  • to happen.
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  • But it's interesting how
  • 00:09:42.040 --> 00:09:43.110
  • specific, how specific
  • 00:09:43.110 --> 00:09:45.170
  • Moses was.
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  • He told them to have the food
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  • prepared in a certain way.
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  • They were to stand with a staff
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  • in hand, ready to go,
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  • ready to move.
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  • They were to be freed overnight.
  • 00:09:58.070 --> 00:10:01.070
  • Now where were they going?
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  • That's what I would have said.
  • 00:10:03.040 --> 00:10:04.030
  • Now Moses, where are we going?
  • 00:10:04.030 --> 00:10:06.180
  • You know what he would
  • 00:10:06.180 --> 00:10:07.100
  • have said?
  • 00:10:07.100 --> 00:10:08.100
  • Follow me.
  • 00:10:08.100 --> 00:10:09.250
  • And so, He couldn't give them
  • 00:10:09.250 --> 00:10:12.000
  • a lot of instructions they'd
  • 00:10:12.000 --> 00:10:12.270
  • like to have had.
  • 00:10:12.270 --> 00:10:13.250
  • What are we going to eat?
  • 00:10:13.250 --> 00:10:15.050
  • How long are we going to
  • 00:10:15.050 --> 00:10:16.000
  • be gone?
  • 00:10:16.000 --> 00:10:16.240
  • How, how do we know where
  • 00:10:16.240 --> 00:10:17.280
  • we're going?
  • 00:10:17.280 --> 00:10:18.290
  • What's going to happen when we
  • 00:10:18.290 --> 00:10:20.100
  • get there?
  • 00:10:20.100 --> 00:10:21.100
  • They had a lot of questions and
  • 00:10:21.100 --> 00:10:22.130
  • so, more than likely some of
  • 00:10:22.130 --> 00:10:23.180
  • those Hebrews decided I'm not
  • 00:10:23.180 --> 00:10:25.260
  • going where I don't need to be.
  • 00:10:25.260 --> 00:10:28.120
  • And probably some of them had
  • 00:10:28.120 --> 00:10:29.090
  • sort of become mixed up in the
  • 00:10:29.090 --> 00:10:31.040
  • Egyptians, and so they didn't
  • 00:10:31.040 --> 00:10:33.060
  • even believe anyway.
  • 00:10:33.060 --> 00:10:35.290
  • These were, for those who
  • 00:10:35.290 --> 00:10:37.110
  • believed God's servant, and
  • 00:10:37.110 --> 00:10:39.170
  • believed that God had a purpose
  • 00:10:39.170 --> 00:10:41.150
  • for Israel that was far beyond
  • 00:10:41.190 --> 00:10:44.190
  • anything they could comprehend.
  • 00:10:44.190 --> 00:10:47.150
  • So, through the streets and the
  • 00:10:47.150 --> 00:10:49.230
  • alleyways and the walkways of
  • 00:10:49.230 --> 00:10:52.170
  • Egypt, the death angel passed.
  • 00:10:53.260 --> 00:10:56.260
  • And in one night, struck dead
  • 00:10:56.260 --> 00:10:59.150
  • every single firstborn where
  • 00:10:59.160 --> 00:11:02.180
  • there was no blood on
  • 00:11:02.180 --> 00:11:04.170
  • the doorpost.
  • 00:11:04.170 --> 00:11:06.230
  • And I wonder how many of them
  • 00:11:06.230 --> 00:11:08.190
  • said put blood on, outside
  • 00:11:09.000 --> 00:11:12.000
  • the house?
  • 00:11:12.000 --> 00:11:13.050
  • Well, how is that going to
  • 00:11:13.050 --> 00:11:14.080
  • protect me?
  • 00:11:14.080 --> 00:11:14.240
  • Watch this carefully.
  • 00:11:14.240 --> 00:11:16.060
  • Human reason and faith often are
  • 00:11:16.060 --> 00:11:18.230
  • in conflict.
  • 00:11:18.230 --> 00:11:20.090
  • You have to decide whether you
  • 00:11:20.090 --> 00:11:22.200
  • will believe the truth of the
  • 00:11:22.200 --> 00:11:24.110
  • Word of God or you'll go by
  • 00:11:24.110 --> 00:11:26.050
  • your feelings.
  • 00:11:26.050 --> 00:11:27.070
  • It makes no sense, no sense
  • 00:11:27.180 --> 00:11:30.180
  • to believe that putting blood
  • 00:11:30.180 --> 00:11:33.030
  • outside your house on the
  • 00:11:33.030 --> 00:11:35.070
  • doorpost and across the lintel,
  • 00:11:35.070 --> 00:11:36.280
  • that some, some angel was going
  • 00:11:36.280 --> 00:11:39.150
  • to come through.
  • 00:11:39.150 --> 00:11:41.040
  • And if you didn't have it up
  • 00:11:41.040 --> 00:11:42.050
  • there, your firstborn was going
  • 00:11:42.050 --> 00:11:43.240
  • to die.
  • 00:11:43.240 --> 00:11:45.100
  • That didn't make any sense.
  • 00:11:45.100 --> 00:11:47.120
  • Nor did it make any sense to
  • 00:11:47.120 --> 00:11:49.050
  • have your family ready to go--to
  • 00:11:50.040 --> 00:11:53.040
  • go where?
  • 00:11:53.040 --> 00:11:53.270
  • And I say that again and
  • 00:11:53.270 --> 00:11:54.210
  • again--where are we going?
  • 00:11:54.210 --> 00:11:57.040
  • How long are we going to
  • 00:11:57.040 --> 00:11:58.020
  • be gone?
  • 00:11:58.020 --> 00:11:59.200
  • What about all this stuff we're
  • 00:11:59.200 --> 00:12:00.190
  • going to leave?
  • 00:12:00.190 --> 00:12:01.290
  • I'm saying it was a troublesome
  • 00:12:01.290 --> 00:12:03.030
  • time.
  • 00:12:03.030 --> 00:12:04.020
  • And think about, think about
  • 00:12:04.020 --> 00:12:06.000
  • saying to your wife, "This is
  • 00:12:06.000 --> 00:12:07.260
  • it--we're leaving it all.
  • 00:12:07.260 --> 00:12:10.130
  • Don't try to carry anything, but
  • 00:12:10.130 --> 00:12:11.240
  • just what, whatever Moses said,
  • 00:12:11.240 --> 00:12:13.230
  • that's what we're going to do.
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  • We're going to walk out of here
  • 00:12:15.040 --> 00:12:16.210
  • with whatever we have plundered
  • 00:12:17.000 --> 00:12:20.000
  • from the Egyptians--gold and
  • 00:12:20.000 --> 00:12:21.270
  • silver.
  • 00:12:21.270 --> 00:12:22.270
  • We're leaving--where we go,
  • 00:12:22.270 --> 00:12:23.260
  • we're going to trust Moses,
  • 00:12:23.260 --> 00:12:25.240
  • we're going to trust God to
  • 00:12:25.240 --> 00:12:27.020
  • guide us."
  • 00:12:27.020 --> 00:12:28.030
  • That was an awesome night, an
  • 00:12:28.030 --> 00:12:30.070
  • unbelievable night because--
  • 00:12:30.070 --> 00:12:31.290
  • listen, the whole
  • 00:12:31.290 --> 00:12:33.060
  • night--listen--was focused on
  • 00:12:33.060 --> 00:12:36.030
  • one thing: my faith in the Word
  • 00:12:37.030 --> 00:12:40.030
  • of the Living God which came
  • 00:12:40.030 --> 00:12:42.260
  • through one servant, through
  • 00:12:42.260 --> 00:12:45.110
  • Moses.
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  • Do we believe him or do we not?
  • 00:12:46.220 --> 00:12:49.220
  • Now watch this.
  • 00:12:49.220 --> 00:12:51.020
  • When we say, "Jesus said, 'I am
  • 00:12:51.260 --> 00:12:54.260
  • the way the truth and the life;
  • 00:12:54.260 --> 00:12:56.110
  • no man comes to the Father
  • 00:12:56.110 --> 00:12:57.100
  • but by Me.'"
  • 00:12:57.100 --> 00:12:59.070
  • There are many people
  • 00:12:59.070 --> 00:13:00.070
  • who do not believe that.
  • 00:13:00.070 --> 00:13:02.230
  • Most people don't believe that.
  • 00:13:02.230 --> 00:13:05.110
  • Except a man be born again, he
  • 00:13:05.110 --> 00:13:07.040
  • cannot see the kingdom of God.
  • 00:13:07.040 --> 00:13:08.030
  • Most people don't believe that.
  • 00:13:08.030 --> 00:13:10.020
  • Here's what I want you to see.
  • 00:13:10.100 --> 00:13:13.100
  • This is still the truth of the
  • 00:13:13.100 --> 00:13:15.060
  • Word of God--still the truth of
  • 00:13:15.060 --> 00:13:17.160
  • the Word of God: "I am the way,
  • 00:13:17.160 --> 00:13:20.020
  • the truth, and the life.
  • 00:13:20.020 --> 00:13:21.260
  • No man comes to the Father but
  • 00:13:22.000 --> 00:13:25.000
  • by Me."
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  • No one will be saved without
  • 00:13:26.050 --> 00:13:28.050
  • the blood.
  • 00:13:28.050 --> 00:13:29.040
  • And the truth is that's the
  • 00:13:29.040 --> 00:13:30.080
  • same story.
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  • Without the shedding of blood,
  • 00:13:32.160 --> 00:13:33.220
  • there is no forgiveness of sin.
  • 00:13:33.220 --> 00:13:36.070
  • You ask someone tomorrow when
  • 00:13:36.070 --> 00:13:37.240
  • you go to work, "Do you believe
  • 00:13:37.240 --> 00:13:39.180
  • the Bible?"
  • 00:13:39.180 --> 00:13:40.160
  • Why I believe parts of it.
  • 00:13:40.160 --> 00:13:41.180
  • Well, do you believe that part
  • 00:13:41.180 --> 00:13:43.060
  • that says, "Without the shedding
  • 00:13:43.060 --> 00:13:44.290
  • of blood, there is no remission
  • 00:13:44.290 --> 00:13:45.270
  • of sin?"
  • 00:13:45.270 --> 00:13:46.270
  • I don't even know what
  • 00:13:46.270 --> 00:13:47.250
  • that means.
  • 00:13:47.250 --> 00:13:48.180
  • Do you believe that part that
  • 00:13:48.180 --> 00:13:50.240
  • says, "Except a man be born
  • 00:13:50.240 --> 00:13:53.170
  • again, he cannot see the kingdom
  • 00:13:53.170 --> 00:13:54.140
  • of God?"
  • 00:13:54.140 --> 00:13:55.090
  • "Well, I don't know whether
  • 00:13:55.090 --> 00:13:56.010
  • I believe that or not."
  • 00:13:56.010 --> 00:13:57.050
  • You may be shocked at the people
  • 00:13:57.050 --> 00:13:58.180
  • you work around, live around,
  • 00:13:58.180 --> 00:14:00.210
  • who do not believe the truth of
  • 00:14:00.210 --> 00:14:02.140
  • the Word of God.
  • 00:14:02.140 --> 00:14:04.230
  • There are two choices: believe
  • 00:14:04.230 --> 00:14:07.080
  • Him, obey Him, be ready,
  • 00:14:07.080 --> 00:14:09.290
  • or ignore Him and die.
  • 00:14:12.260 --> 00:14:15.260
  • Do you believe that?
  • 00:14:15.260 --> 00:14:18.070
  • Do you believe that except a man
  • 00:14:18.070 --> 00:14:19.200
  • be born again, he cannot see the
  • 00:14:19.200 --> 00:14:20.290
  • kingdom of God?
  • 00:14:20.290 --> 00:14:22.000
  • Do you believe that there's no
  • 00:14:22.000 --> 00:14:23.100
  • other name under heaven whereby
  • 00:14:23.100 --> 00:14:24.200
  • you might be saved?
  • 00:14:26.070 --> 00:14:29.070
  • Many people don't believe that.
  • 00:14:29.070 --> 00:14:30.100
  • There are many people who sit in
  • 00:14:30.100 --> 00:14:32.010
  • church week after week after
  • 00:14:32.010 --> 00:14:34.060
  • week--some church, I hope not
  • 00:14:34.060 --> 00:14:35.190
  • this one--in some church
  • 00:14:35.190 --> 00:14:37.140
  • somewhere, they don't believe
  • 00:14:37.140 --> 00:14:39.020
  • that, because they're convinced
  • 00:14:39.020 --> 00:14:41.000
  • and persuaded that if you live a
  • 00:14:41.000 --> 00:14:42.280
  • pretty good life, never killed
  • 00:14:42.280 --> 00:14:44.210
  • anybody.
  • 00:14:44.210 --> 00:14:45.200
  • You don't steal, lie, and cheat;
  • 00:14:45.200 --> 00:14:47.010
  • don't run around on your wife or
  • 00:14:47.010 --> 00:14:48.040
  • your husband; you're--well, why
  • 00:14:48.040 --> 00:14:50.090
  • wouldn't God take you to heaven?
  • 00:14:50.090 --> 00:14:51.270
  • Because your heart is
  • 00:14:51.270 --> 00:14:52.190
  • still carnal.
  • 00:14:52.190 --> 00:14:54.150
  • Think about this.
  • 00:14:54.150 --> 00:14:55.230
  • Is there anything that God
  • 00:14:55.230 --> 00:14:57.010
  • required of us that's sort of
  • 00:14:57.010 --> 00:14:59.250
  • uncertain and maybe?
  • 00:14:59.250 --> 00:15:02.140
  • How uncertain is this?
  • 00:15:02.140 --> 00:15:04.030
  • "The soul that sinneth, it shall
  • 00:15:04.030 --> 00:15:05.190
  • die."
  • 00:15:05.190 --> 00:15:07.140
  • "The wages of sin is death."
  • 00:15:07.140 --> 00:15:09.260
  • "Except a man be born again, he
  • 00:15:09.260 --> 00:15:11.110
  • cannot see the kingdom of God."
  • 00:15:11.120 --> 00:15:14.120
  • "Ye must be born again."
  • 00:15:14.120 --> 00:15:16.270
  • None of these things are
  • 00:15:16.270 --> 00:15:17.250
  • uncertain--very, very clear,
  • 00:15:17.250 --> 00:15:20.210
  • because God intends for it to
  • 00:15:20.210 --> 00:15:22.160
  • be clear.
  • 00:15:22.160 --> 00:15:23.230
  • Watch this.
  • 00:15:23.230 --> 00:15:24.120
  • God hasn't changed His mind.
  • 00:15:25.020 --> 00:15:28.020
  • So, the issue is this.
  • 00:15:28.020 --> 00:15:30.170
  • Here's an awesome story, all of
  • 00:15:30.170 --> 00:15:32.020
  • which is true.
  • 00:15:32.020 --> 00:15:33.250
  • And when you look at it, and you
  • 00:15:33.250 --> 00:15:36.170
  • think about--listen to what
  • 00:15:36.170 --> 00:15:38.180
  • God said.
  • 00:15:38.180 --> 00:15:39.130
  • Four times He said--watch
  • 00:15:39.130 --> 00:15:40.280
  • this--four times in Exodus
  • 00:15:40.280 --> 00:15:42.280
  • thirteen: "With a powerful hand,
  • 00:15:42.280 --> 00:15:45.240
  • the Lord brought you out of
  • 00:15:45.240 --> 00:15:48.140
  • Egypt from the house
  • 00:15:48.140 --> 00:15:49.290
  • of slavery."
  • 00:15:49.290 --> 00:15:51.020
  • Watch this, this may look like a
  • 00:15:51.020 --> 00:15:53.150
  • tragedy but the reason you have
  • 00:15:53.150 --> 00:15:56.060
  • your name written in the Lamb's
  • 00:15:56.060 --> 00:15:58.010
  • Book of Life, today,
  • 00:15:58.010 --> 00:16:00.250
  • the reason you're safe now is
  • 00:16:00.250 --> 00:16:03.070
  • that God brought from those
  • 00:16:03.070 --> 00:16:06.060
  • Hebrews the Son of God, the
  • 00:16:06.060 --> 00:16:09.060
  • Savior who went to the cross and
  • 00:16:09.060 --> 00:16:10.230
  • who said, "Whosoever shall call
  • 00:16:10.230 --> 00:16:12.190
  • upon the name of the Lord shall
  • 00:16:12.190 --> 00:16:14.150
  • be saved," these thousands
  • 00:16:14.150 --> 00:16:16.070
  • of years later.
  • 00:16:16.070 --> 00:16:18.010
  • It looked like a tragedy, it
  • 00:16:18.010 --> 00:16:19.230
  • wasn't a tragedy.
  • 00:16:19.230 --> 00:16:21.050
  • What was tragic about it is
  • 00:16:21.050 --> 00:16:22.120
  • that Pharaoh and his crowd would
  • 00:16:22.120 --> 00:16:24.170
  • not believe in the one true God
  • 00:16:24.170 --> 00:16:26.270
  • in spite of nine tragic things
  • 00:16:27.270 --> 00:16:30.270
  • that God allowed to happen
  • 00:16:30.270 --> 00:16:32.110
  • and still they didn't believe.
  • 00:16:33.230 --> 00:16:36.230
  • Today, it's the same way.
  • 00:16:37.090 --> 00:16:40.090
  • You could hear "In Touch" all
  • 00:16:40.090 --> 00:16:42.160
  • over the world but, do you think
  • 00:16:42.220 --> 00:16:45.220
  • everybody believes it?
  • 00:16:45.220 --> 00:16:46.240
  • No.
  • 00:16:46.240 --> 00:16:48.140
  • You think everybody believes the
  • 00:16:48.140 --> 00:16:49.200
  • Gospel today?
  • 00:16:49.200 --> 00:16:50.210
  • No, because they look around and
  • 00:16:50.210 --> 00:16:53.170
  • say, "I'm not doing too bad,
  • 00:16:53.170 --> 00:16:55.100
  • I don't need Jesus."
  • 00:16:55.100 --> 00:16:57.260
  • And listen, you don't have to go
  • 00:16:57.260 --> 00:16:59.180
  • somewhere else to find people to
  • 00:16:59.180 --> 00:17:00.200
  • tell you that.
  • 00:17:00.200 --> 00:17:02.210
  • It may be that your neighbor or
  • 00:17:02.210 --> 00:17:03.190
  • somebody else can tell you that.
  • 00:17:03.190 --> 00:17:05.050
  • No, I don't need Jesus.
  • 00:17:05.050 --> 00:17:06.170
  • I don't need to go to church.
  • 00:17:06.170 --> 00:17:08.080
  • I don't need God, I'm doing
  • 00:17:08.080 --> 00:17:09.290
  • fine.
  • 00:17:09.290 --> 00:17:10.260
  • That's just, that's just your
  • 00:17:10.260 --> 00:17:11.200
  • belief.
  • 00:17:11.200 --> 00:17:12.260
  • And how many of those Egyptians
  • 00:17:12.260 --> 00:17:13.270
  • must have said to their Hebrew
  • 00:17:14.000 --> 00:17:17.000
  • neighbors, "Oh, that's for you
  • 00:17:17.000 --> 00:17:19.010
  • all, that's not for us."
  • 00:17:19.010 --> 00:17:21.210
  • The death angel did not miss a
  • 00:17:21.210 --> 00:17:24.190
  • single household.
  • 00:17:24.190 --> 00:17:26.110
  • The death angel came and saw or
  • 00:17:26.200 --> 00:17:29.200
  • killed, one of the two.
  • 00:17:29.230 --> 00:17:32.230
  • Where there was no blood, God
  • 00:17:32.230 --> 00:17:34.060
  • had said through Moses this is
  • 00:17:34.250 --> 00:17:37.250
  • what is going to happen.
  • 00:17:38.060 --> 00:17:41.060
  • And what is God saying today?
  • 00:17:41.060 --> 00:17:43.260
  • "Except a man be born
  • 00:17:43.260 --> 00:17:44.230
  • again he cannot see the kingdom
  • 00:17:44.230 --> 00:17:46.250
  • of God."
  • 00:17:46.250 --> 00:17:48.150
  • Well, what about all of those
  • 00:17:48.150 --> 00:17:49.140
  • folks who've never heard?
  • 00:17:49.140 --> 00:17:50.150
  • God can handle that.
  • 00:17:50.150 --> 00:17:52.140
  • You do not have to wonder about
  • 00:17:52.140 --> 00:17:53.250
  • people who have heard, who have
  • 00:17:53.250 --> 00:17:55.130
  • not heard.
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:56.100
  • You'd better be concerned about
  • 00:17:56.100 --> 00:17:57.110
  • the fact that you have heard.
  • 00:17:57.110 --> 00:17:58.280
  • You know the truth and the
  • 00:17:58.280 --> 00:18:00.090
  • people that you know.
  • 00:18:00.290 --> 00:18:03.290
  • You don't have to worry
  • 00:18:03.290 --> 00:18:04.230
  • about God making any mistakes
  • 00:18:04.230 --> 00:18:06.070
  • about who's going to Heaven.
  • 00:18:06.070 --> 00:18:08.140
  • And so, it was a tragedy upon
  • 00:18:08.140 --> 00:18:09.120
  • tragedy upon tragedies that the
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  • death angel came and so many
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  • people lost their lives.
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  • And what happened?
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  • God told them exactly what
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  • to do.
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  • Now He says, "The next morning,
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  • we're leaving."
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  • I'm sure they had lots
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  • of questions.
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  • And the Scriptures, the
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  • Scripture says that, "now, the
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  • Egyptians urged the people, to
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  • send them out of the land in
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  • haste, for they said,
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  • 'We'll all be dead.'
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  • So, the people took
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  • their dough before it was
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  • leavened, with their kneading
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  • bowls bound up in their cloths
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  • on their shoulders.
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  • Now the sons of Israel had done
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  • according to what the Word of
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  • God said and had requested
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  • from the Egyptians articles of
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  • silver and articles of gold
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  • and clothing."
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  • That's what God told me.
  • 00:18:56.030 --> 00:18:57.020
  • He said, "You are to plunder the
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  • Egyptians."
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  • Does that sound like God?
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  • Yes, because--listen, for all
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  • those hundreds of years, the
  • 00:19:04.070 --> 00:19:06.140
  • Egyptians had misused the people
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  • of God.
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  • And now, He has the Egyptians
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  • under such conviction, scared
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  • to death.
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  • They are saying, "Take my
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  • silver, take my gold."
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  • In other words, they had been
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  • slaves for all those years.
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  • And now, God was rewarding them
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  • for their suffering and they
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  • were on their way.
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  • They must have asked many times,
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  • "Well, Moses, where are we
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  • going, where we're headed?"
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  • But they were going somewhere
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  • and at that point they didn't
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  • know where they were going.
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  • And they didn't know how long it
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  • was going to take.
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  • They were just trusting the word
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  • of the prophet, Moses.
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  • So, when somebody says to you,
  • 00:19:51.090 --> 00:19:53.060
  • "Well, if you could explain to
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  • me this Heaven business and how
  • 00:19:55.070 --> 00:19:56.180
  • to get there and all that.
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  • Well, if you can answer
  • 00:19:57.260 --> 00:19:59.140
  • some of my questions, I might
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  • believe."
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  • Here's the written, inspired,
  • 00:20:02.040 --> 00:20:04.090
  • inerrant Word of the living God.
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  • This Book's not antiquated;
  • 00:20:09.200 --> 00:20:11.280
  • it's a warning, because nowhere
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  • do we find God changing His mind
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  • or changing His ways.
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  • And now one of these days, those
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  • of us who have trusted Jesus
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  • Christ and the shedding of His
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  • blood for the forgiveness of our
  • 00:20:27.160 --> 00:20:29.000
  • sins are going to heaven, and
  • 00:20:29.000 --> 00:20:30.170
  • people who have not, will not,
  • 00:20:30.170 --> 00:20:33.020
  • refuse, will not go.
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  • It's not popular.
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  • Tell your friends that, they
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  • don't believe it.
  • 00:20:41.070 --> 00:20:42.050
  • And yet, here's what the Bible
  • 00:20:42.050 --> 00:20:44.010
  • says: "It is appointed unto man
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  • once to die, and after this
  • 00:20:45.280 --> 00:20:47.150
  • the judgment."
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  • You see, if you don't believe
  • 00:20:49.010 --> 00:20:49.280
  • what He says about salvation,
  • 00:20:49.280 --> 00:20:51.190
  • you won't believe what He says
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  • about judgment.
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  • So, where are you?
  • 00:20:55.230 --> 00:20:58.070
  • You don't believe what He says
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  • about sin?
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  • The Bible says all of us have
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  • sinned and come short of the
  • 00:21:02.020 --> 00:21:03.090
  • glory of God and the wages of
  • 00:21:03.090 --> 00:21:04.260
  • sin is death.
  • 00:21:04.260 --> 00:21:06.060
  • When you put those two together,
  • 00:21:06.060 --> 00:21:07.180
  • where does that leave you?
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  • "All have sinned and come short
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  • of the glory of God.
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  • The wages of sin is death.
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  • The soul that sinneth, it
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  • shall die."
  • 00:21:16.060 --> 00:21:17.190
  • Where does that leave us?
  • 00:21:17.190 --> 00:21:19.110
  • Only at the mercy of Almighty
  • 00:21:19.110 --> 00:21:21.050
  • God, trusting Jesus Christ as
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  • our Savior.
  • 00:21:22.170 --> 00:21:24.080
  • We either believe Him, or we
  • 00:21:24.080 --> 00:21:26.290
  • don't believe Him.
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  • Think about this, God spared
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  • that group of Israelites and He
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  • kept His Word.
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  • Through all those years, through
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  • all the trials and heartaches
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  • and burdens and Scriptures, all
  • 00:21:40.240 --> 00:21:42.020
  • the way through the rest of
  • 00:21:42.020 --> 00:21:42.280
  • the Bible.
  • 00:21:42.280 --> 00:21:43.220
  • Listen, from Genesis, Exodus all
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  • the way through to the Gospels.
  • 00:21:47.240 --> 00:21:50.240
  • And finally, there's a
  • 00:21:50.240 --> 00:21:52.250
  • crucifixion, finally there's the
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  • shedding of blood once more.
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  • The only difference is this, it
  • 00:21:56.100 --> 00:21:58.250
  • doesn't have to be in every
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  • household, but it does have to
  • 00:22:00.150 --> 00:22:02.050
  • be in every life.
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  • The blood of the lambs, the
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  • blood of the goats saved them
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  • thousands of years ago.
  • 00:22:08.270 --> 00:22:10.260
  • The blood of Jesus saves us
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  • today.
  • 00:22:12.200 --> 00:22:14.070
  • Without--listen,
  • 00:22:17.120 --> 00:22:20.120
  • Moses could've said this.
  • 00:22:20.120 --> 00:22:22.020
  • Without the shedding of blood,
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  • there will be no forgiveness.
  • 00:22:24.120 --> 00:22:27.120
  • There will be no salvation
  • 00:22:27.120 --> 00:22:28.220
  • without the shedding of blood.
  • 00:22:28.220 --> 00:22:30.060
  • It's still true.
  • 00:22:30.060 --> 00:22:31.260
  • That was a symbol, Jesus was the
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  • blood.
  • 00:22:35.080 --> 00:22:37.020
  • You know how blessed you are
  • 00:22:37.020 --> 00:22:38.180
  • that your name is written in the
  • 00:22:38.180 --> 00:22:40.120
  • Lamb's Book of Life and it was
  • 00:22:40.120 --> 00:22:41.260
  • not anything that you did.
  • 00:22:41.260 --> 00:22:44.080
  • It's something that He did and
  • 00:22:44.080 --> 00:22:45.170
  • you simply responded to it.
  • 00:22:46.160 --> 00:22:49.160
  • "Except a man be born again he
  • 00:22:49.160 --> 00:22:50.260
  • cannot see the kingdom of God."
  • 00:22:50.260 --> 00:22:53.020
  • "Without the shedding of blood
  • 00:22:53.020 --> 00:22:54.110
  • there's no remission of sin."
  • 00:22:54.110 --> 00:22:56.020
  • "But, if we confess our sin,
  • 00:22:56.020 --> 00:22:57.230
  • He's faithful, just."
  • 00:22:57.290 --> 00:23:01.010
  • That means He has a right, has
  • 00:23:01.010 --> 00:23:02.230
  • the privilege and the power to
  • 00:23:02.230 --> 00:23:04.060
  • forgive us.
  • 00:23:04.060 --> 00:23:04.270
  • Why?
  • 00:23:04.270 --> 00:23:05.170
  • Because the blood of Jesus
  • 00:23:05.170 --> 00:23:06.180
  • Christ atones for, pays for
  • 00:23:06.180 --> 00:23:09.000
  • every single solitary sin,
  • 00:23:09.000 --> 00:23:11.250
  • with the blood of Jesus.
  • 00:23:11.250 --> 00:23:13.190
  • That's the power of the Son
  • 00:23:13.190 --> 00:23:14.110
  • of God.
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  • What a wonderful, not story, but
  • 00:23:16.100 --> 00:23:18.250
  • what a wonderful account in the
  • 00:23:18.250 --> 00:23:20.250
  • Word of God.
  • 00:23:20.250 --> 00:23:22.070
  • Salvation promised by Almighty
  • 00:23:22.070 --> 00:23:24.040
  • God, all the way back to Adam
  • 00:23:24.040 --> 00:23:26.210
  • shedding of blood, and what is
  • 00:23:27.260 --> 00:23:30.260
  • our responsibility?
  • 00:23:30.260 --> 00:23:32.020
  • Think about this, our
  • 00:23:32.020 --> 00:23:34.010
  • responsibility is just one
  • 00:23:34.010 --> 00:23:35.180
  • thing: faith, trust Him,
  • 00:23:36.200 --> 00:23:39.200
  • believe Him.
  • 00:23:39.200 --> 00:23:41.040
  • And if you do--listen, if you
  • 00:23:41.040 --> 00:23:42.150
  • believe the truth of the Gospel
  • 00:23:42.150 --> 00:23:44.260
  • of Jesus Christ, you will
  • 00:23:44.260 --> 00:23:46.100
  • surrender your life.
  • 00:23:46.100 --> 00:23:48.070
  • Somebody says, "Oh, I don't
  • 00:23:48.070 --> 00:23:49.060
  • believe but--"
  • 00:23:49.060 --> 00:23:50.080
  • No, no, no, no.
  • 00:23:50.080 --> 00:23:51.130
  • If you believe, you will
  • 00:23:51.130 --> 00:23:52.190
  • surrender your life to Christ.
  • 00:23:52.190 --> 00:23:54.160
  • Surrender your life to Christ,
  • 00:23:54.160 --> 00:23:56.020
  • you are eternally secure by the
  • 00:23:56.020 --> 00:23:58.270
  • blood of Jesus Christ.
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  • Amen?
  • 00:24:01.220 --> 00:24:03.190
  • Father, thank You, praise You,
  • 00:24:03.280 --> 00:24:06.280
  • bless Your Holy Name for giving
  • 00:24:06.280 --> 00:24:09.220
  • us this account of the truth of
  • 00:24:09.220 --> 00:24:11.230
  • these awesome events of
  • 00:24:11.230 --> 00:24:13.120
  • the past.
  • 00:24:13.120 --> 00:24:14.240
  • We bless Your Holy Name,
  • 00:24:14.240 --> 00:24:16.240
  • we praise You.
  • 00:24:16.240 --> 00:24:18.070
  • We applaud You, oh Lord God for
  • 00:24:18.070 --> 00:24:20.050
  • being patient, loving, and kind
  • 00:24:20.050 --> 00:24:22.170
  • with us and forgiving us
  • 00:24:22.170 --> 00:24:24.050
  • continually.
  • 00:24:24.050 --> 00:24:26.010
  • I pray that every person who
  • 00:24:26.010 --> 00:24:27.050
  • hears this message will believe
  • 00:24:27.050 --> 00:24:29.200
  • in his and her heart, the truth
  • 00:24:29.260 --> 00:24:32.260
  • that makes the difference
  • 00:24:32.260 --> 00:24:34.110
  • between where we spend eternity.
  • 00:24:34.110 --> 00:24:37.070
  • We praise You, we bless You, we
  • 00:24:37.070 --> 00:24:39.140
  • honor You, we glorify Your
  • 00:24:39.140 --> 00:24:41.190
  • Holy Name, Jesus.
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  • - boy: So, get your friend,
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  • coworker, grandmother,
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  • - female: So I see prayer with
  • 00:25:54.010 --> 00:25:57.010
  • God as a gift that empowers me
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  • because he gives me direction.
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  • - male: I feel like he's
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  • guiding me life and I can sense
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  • that, I can feel it.
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  • - female: Prayer has
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  • transformed my relationship with
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  • God in that it has deepened
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  • my faith.
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  • - male: The more time I spend
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  • with God, the more I invest into
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  • that relationship I guess you
  • 00:26:16.230 --> 00:26:18.080
  • could say.
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  • - female: So prayer can be your
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  • biggest time saver because with
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  • that you can clearly hear the
  • 00:26:21.000 --> 00:26:22.130
  • voice of God and you know
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  • exactly what direction
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  • - female: Some people think the
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  • Bible is so boring.
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  • - female: That it's no longer
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  • relevant.
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  • - male: That it teaches us we
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  • can't have any fun.
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  • - female: Yeah!
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  • - male: But the Bible is a book
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  • for my life.
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  • - all: Your life.
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  • - all: Our lives.
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  • - female: It gives me
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  • perspective.
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  • - male: It's fulfilling.
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  • - female: It's historical.
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  • - male: God's Word for us.
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  • - male: He's not just in here.
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  • - female: He's in here.
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  • - female: So read the book
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  • that's written to you.
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  • - both: To us.
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  • - male: To us.
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  • - male: To us.
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  • - Dr. Stanley: From God.
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  • Principles Bible from In Touch
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  • - female announcer: Check out
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  • the In Touch Daily Devotion
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  • - announcer: "In Touch,"
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  • leading people worldwide
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  • into a growing relationship with
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  • Jesus Christ and strengthening
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  • the local church.
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  • This program is sponsored by
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  • In Touch Ministries and is made
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  • possible by the grace of God and
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  • - Jim Mansfield: My job was
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  • more important to me than my
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  • family and I started drinking
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  • a lot, staying out of town.
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  • It took a toll on me.
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  • - Dr. Stanley: You may be as
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  • low as the prodigal, but you are
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  • not hopelessly, helplessly lost
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  • if you will listen to what I'm
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  • about to say.
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  • - Jim: Sitting on that couch
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  • watching that sermon, something
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  • had happened to us.
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  • I'm talking about the joy of
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  • love in our hearts.
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