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November 23, 2020
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In Empty Out the Negative; Joel Osteen provides us with biblical tools to combat negative thoughts and feelings that weigh us down so that we can have the abundant life that we were meant to live.

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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: IT'SEASY TO GO THROUGH LIFE
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  • HOLDING ONTO THINGS THATWEIGH US DOWN, THINGS
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  • LIKE GUILT, RESENTMENT,DOUBT, WORRY.
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  • THE PROBLEM IS WHEN OURHEART AND MIND ARE FULL
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  • OF THOSE THINGS, WE DON'THAVE ROOM FOR OTHER
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  • THINGS LIKE JOY, PEACE,CONFIDENCE, CREATIVITY,
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  • SO HOW ABOUT WEMAKE SOME ROOM?
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  • TODAY I'LL SHOW YOUHOW TO EMPTY OUT
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  • THE NEGATIVE.
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  • ♪♪
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  • - STUDIES SHOW THAT YOURATTITUDE WILL HAVE A
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  • GREATER IMPACT ON YOURSUCCESS IN LIFE THAN
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  • YOUR IQ.
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  • YOU CAN LOOK GOOD, HAVEGREAT TALENT, INCREDIBLE
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  • POTENTIAL, BUT A BADATTITUDE WILL KEEP YOU
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  • FROM RISING HIGHER.
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  • ♪♪
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  • WE SPEND SO MUCH TIME ANDMONEY MAKING SURE THE
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  • OUTSIDE LOOKS GOOD.
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  • WE'RE IN GOOD SHAPE,EATING HEALTHY, WORKING
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  • OUT, HONING OURSKILLS, WEARING THE
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  • LATEST FASHIONS.
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  • THAT'S ALL FINE, BUT TOOOFTEN WE'RE NOT SPENDING
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  • ANY TIME ONWHAT'S INSIDE.
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  • NICE CLOTHES WON'T COVERUP A SOUR ATTITUDE.
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  • A BEAUTIFUL FACE CAN'THIDE BEING BITTER INSIDE.
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  • WHEN I WAS IN HIGHSCHOOL, THERE WAS A NEW
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  • GIRL WHO MOVED INTO TOWNAND JOINED OUR CLASS.
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  • SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL,A KNOCKOUT.
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  • I WAS SO SHY THAT IDIDN'T HAVE THE NERVE TO
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  • TALK TO HER.
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  • I JUST ADMIRED HERFROM A DISTANCE.
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  • DURING MY SENIOR YEAR IHAD A CLASS WITH HER.
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  • OUR SEATING WAS ASSIGNED.
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  • JUST SO HAPPENED I WASSITTING RIGHT NEXT TO HER.
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  • I THOUGHT I'D DIEDAND GONE TO HEAVEN.
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  • THE FIRST TIME I SAT DOWNBY HER, I TURNED TOWARD
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  • HER AND JUST SAID HELLO,BEING FRIENDLY, NOTHING
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  • MORE THAN THAT.
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  • SHE LOOKED AT ME ASTHOUGH I'D JUST
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  • INSULTED HER.
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  • SHE WAS TOTALLY OFFENDED.
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  • SHE TURNED AWAY, ROLLEDHER EYES, NEVER SAID A
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  • WORD TO ME THEWHOLE SEMESTER.
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  • SHE WAS BEAUTIFULOUTSIDE, BUT TO BE HONEST
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  • SHE WAS UGLY INSIDE.
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  • I NEVER SAW HERTHE SAME WAY.
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  • A BAD ATTITUDE MAKESYOU UNATTRACTIVE.
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  • IT OVERRIDES WHAT'SON THE OUTSIDE.
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  • IT'S IMPORTANT TO LOOKGOOD, DEVELOP OUR
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  • TALENTS, GET A GOODEDUCATION, STAY IN SHAPE,
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  • BUT IT'S MORE IMPORTANTTO KEEP A GOOD ATTITUDE.
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  • NOBODY WANTS TO BEAROUND A SOUR, CRITICAL,
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  • CONDESCENDING PERSON.
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  • THE APOSTLE PAUL SAID,DRESS IN THE WARDROBE GOD
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  • PICKED OUT FOR YOU,KINDNESS AND COMPASSION.
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  • AS A PARENT, SOMETIMESYOU PICK OUT CLOTHES FOR
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  • YOUR CHILDREN TO WEAR.
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  • OUR HEAVENLY FATHER HASPICKED OUT SOMETHING FOR
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  • US ALL TO WEAR, KINDNESS,BEING GOOD TO PEOPLE,
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  • BEING PLEASANTTO BE AROUND.
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  • WHEN YOU'RE KIND,YOU DRAW PEOPLE IN.
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  • WHEN YOU'RE GOOD NATURED,FRIENDLY, OPPORTUNITIES
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  • WILL COME YOUR WAY.
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  • PEOPLE WANT TO DOBUSINESS WITH PEOPLE THEY
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  • LIKE AND PEOPLETHEY CAN DEPEND ON.
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  • WHEN WE'RE HIRINGSOMEBODY, THEIR RESUME'
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  • TELLS US WHAT THEY CANDO, WHAT THEIR SKILLS
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  • ARE, THEIR EDUCATION,THEIR WORK HISTORY, BUT
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  • WE ALWAYS MEET WITHTHEM BECAUSE WE WANT TO
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  • EVALUATE THEIR ATTITUDE.
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  • ARE THEY POSITIVE,FRIENDLY, KIND,
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  • CONSIDERATE?
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  • WE CAN FIND SOMEONE ELSEWITH SIMILAR SKILLS
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  • AND BACKGROUND.
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  • THE REAL QUESTION IS, DOTHEY HAVE THE ATTITUDE
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  • THAT'S GOING TOTAKE US HIGHER?
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  • THEY CAN BE GIFTED BUT ANEGATIVE ATTITUDE WILL
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  • PULL THE TEAM DOWN.
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  • YOUR ATTITUDE CAN MAKE UPFOR A LACK OF EXPERIENCE,
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  • LACK OF TRAINING,LACK OF TALENT.
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  • JOEL, I'VE ALWAYS BEENA BIT NEGATIVE,
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  • SARCASTIC, CONDESCENDING.
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  • THAT'S JUST WHO I AM.
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  • NO, THAT'S WHO YOU'RECHOOSING TO BE.
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  • THAT'S NOT WHO YOU ARE.
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  • MAYBE THAT'S HOWYOU WERE RAISED.
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  • THAT'S WHAT YOU SAWMODELED GROWING UP, BUT
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  • THAT'S NOT HOWYOU HAVE TO STAY.
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  • TRY BEING KIND,CONSIDERATE, BEING
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  • PLEASANT TO BE AROUND.
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  • YOU'LL NOT ONLY ENJOYLIFE MORE, BUT YOU'LL GO
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  • FURTHER AND PEOPLEWILL TREAT YOU BETTER.
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  • IN AN AIRPLANE COCKPIT,THERE'S AN INSTRUMENT
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  • CALLED AN ATTITUDEINDICATOR.
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  • IT SHOWS HOW THE LEVEL OFTHE PLANE IS ORIENTED TO
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  • THE EARTH'S HORIZON.
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  • IF THE PILOT WANTS TOASCEND, HE PUTS THE PLANE
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  • NOSE HIGH.
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  • IF HE WANTS TO DESCEND,HE PUTS THE PLANE
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  • NOSE DOWN.
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  • IT'S THE SAMEPRINCIPLE IN LIFE.
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  • IF YOU HAVE A NOSE HIGHATTITUDE, IF YOU'RE
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  • POSITIVE, YOU SEE THEBEST, YOU'RE GOING TO
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  • PEOPLE, YOU HAVE A SMILE,YOU MADE UP YOUR MIND TO
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  • ENJOY THE DAY, YOU'REGOING TO KEEP
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  • RISING HIGHER.
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  • YOU'RE GOING TO SEE THEGOODNESS OF GOD
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  • AND HIS FAVOR.
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  • BUT IF YOU'RE SOUR, YOUDON'T WANT TO GO TO WORK,
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  • YOU'RE HARD TO GET ALONGWITH, YOU'RE BITTER OVER
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  • DISAPPOINTMENTS, BECAUSEYOUR ATTITUDE IS NOSE
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  • DOWN, YOU'RE GOINGTO GO THAT DIRECTION.
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  • SOMETIMES WE'REDISCOURAGED BECAUSE WHAT
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  • WE'VE BROUGHTON OURSELVES.
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  • IT'S NOT THE ENEMY.
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  • IT'S OUR ATTITUDE.
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  • THE GOOD NEWS IS ALL YOUHAVE TO DO IS MAKE AN
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  • ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT.
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  • IT'S NOT COMPLICATED.
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  • YOU CAN'T CHANGEOTHER PEOPLE.
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  • YOU CAN'T CHANGEYOUR CIRCUMSTANCES.
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  • YOU CAN'T CHANGE HOW YOUWERE RAISED, WHO YOUR
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  • PARENTS ARE, BUT YOU CANCHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE.
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  • THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGSWE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER,
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  • BUT THE ONE THING YOU CANALWAYS CONTROL IS
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  • YOUR ATTITUDE.
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  • AM I GOING TO LIVE THISDAY SOUR, DISCOURAGED,
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  • WITH A CHIP ONMY SHOULDER?
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  • OR AM I GOING TO LIVE ITIN FAITH, HOPEFUL, KIND,
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  • HAPPY, SEEING THE BEST?
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  • THIS IS A DECISION WEHAVE TO MAKE EACH DAY.
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  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE AGOOD ATTITUDE, YOU HAVE
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  • TO DO IT ON PURPOSEBECAUSE ALL KINDS MUCH
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  • NEGATIVE THINGS WILLTRY TO CREEP IN.
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  • DISCOURAGEMENT,SELF-PITY, BITTERNESS.
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  • IF YOU'RE NOT PROACTIVE,YOU DON'T CHOOSE TO HAVE
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  • THE RIGHT ATTITUDE, THEWRONG ATTITUDE WILL
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  • SHOW UP.
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  • WHEN A PILOT MAKES ASMALL TWEAK AND TILTS THE
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  • AIRPLANE'S NOSE JUST ALITTLE HIGHER, THE PLANE
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  • CAN CLIMB THOUSANDS OFFEET IN A HALF AN HOUR.
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  • I WONDER WHAT WOULDHAPPEN IN YOUR LIFE IF
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  • YOU MADE A SMALLATTITUDE TWEAK.
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  • INSTEAD OF GOING TO WORKHEAD DOWN, SOUR, DREADING
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  • THE DAY, WHAT WOULDHAPPEN IF YOU SHOWED UP
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  • HEAD HIGH WITH A SMILE,GRATEFUL THAT YOU HAVE
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  • THAT POSITION, KNOWINGTHAT YOU'RE NOT WORKING
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  • UNTO PEOPLE BUT YOU'REWORKING UNTO GOD, THAT
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  • HE'S KEEPING THE RECORDS?
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  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWSGOD TO CHANGE THINGS.
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  • WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IN YOURMARRIAGE IF YOU MADE A
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  • SMALL ATTITUDEADJUSTMENT.
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  • INSTEAD OF BEINGCONDESCENDING, HARD TO
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  • GET ALONG WITH, WHAT IFYOU START BEING KIND,
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  • LOVING, CONSIDERATE?
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  • WHAT IF INSTEAD OF SAYINGHURTFUL CRITICAL THINGS
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  • YOU WOULD BITEYOUR TONGUE?
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  • WHAT IF YOU START GIVINGCOMPLIMENTS TELLING YOUR
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  • SPOUSE HOW MUCH YOU LOVETHEM, HOW BLESSED YOU ARE
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  • TO HAVE THEMIN YOUR LIFE?
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  • IT'S AMAZING HOW A SMALLTWEAK IN ATTITUDE CAN
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  • CHANGE THE TRAJECTORY OFYOUR DAY AND TAKE YOU TO
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  • THE PLACES THAT YOUWANT TO GO IN LIFE.
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  • ♪♪
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  • ♪♪
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  • - IN LIFE, WE ALL FACESITUATIONS THAT TEMPT US
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  • TO TAKE A NOSEDIVE IN OURATTITUDE AND EMOTIONS.
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  • ♪♪
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  • JOSEPH DID.
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  • HE WAS BETRAYED BY HISBROTHERS, SOLD INTO
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  • SLAVERY, FALSELYACCUSED, PUT IN PRISON.
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  • FOR MANY YEARS HEWAS MISTREATED.
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  • WASN'T FAIR.
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  • HE WAS DOING THE RIGHTTHING BUT THE WRONG THING
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  • KEPT HAPPENING, YET YOUNEVER READ WHERE JOSEPH
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  • COMPLAINED, THAT HE GOTBITTER, THAT HE STARTED
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  • SLACKING OFF.
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  • DESPITE ALL THEINJUSTICE, HE KEPT HIS
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  • ATTITUDE NOSE HIGH.
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  • HE KEPT DOING THERIGHT THINGS.
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  • HE KEPT BEINGGOOD TO PEOPLE.
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  • HE KEPT THANKING GODTHAT HE WAS IN CONTROL.
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  • 13 YEARS LATER, GODVINDICATED HIM AND MADE
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  • HIM THE PRIMEMINISTER OF EGYPT.
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  • WHAT YOU'RE GOINGTHROUGH MAY NOT BE FAIR.
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  • PEOPLE MAY NOT BETREATING YOU RIGHT.
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  • IT WOULD BE EASY TO GETDISCOURAGED, LIVE SOUR,
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  • BUT GOD WILL USE IT TOSEE WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO
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  • DO IN THEDIFFICULT TIMES.
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  • TOO MANY PEOPLEGO NOSE DOWN.
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  • THEIR ATTITUDE KEEPS THEMFROM SEEING TRUE JUSTICE
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  • AND VINDICATION.
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  • IF YOU'LL DO LIKE JOSEPHAND STAY NOSE HIGH, YOU
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  • KEEP DOING THE RIGHTTHING, KEEP BEING GOOD TO
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  • PEOPLE THAT ARE NOT BEINGGOOD TO YOU, KEEP A SMILE
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  • ON YOUR FACE, THAT SONGOF PRAISE IN YOUR HEART,
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  • THAT'S NOT JUST BEINGPOSITIVE, THAT'S AN
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  • ATTITUDE OF FAITH.
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  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWS GOD TOSHOW UP AND SHOW OUT IN
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  • YOUR LIFE.
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  • YOU'LL SEE GOD COMETHROUGH FOR YOU.
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS PUT ONA GARMENT OF PRAISE FOR A
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  • SPIRIT OF HEAVINESS.
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  • A GARMENT IS LIKE A COAT.
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  • BEFORE YOU CAN PUT ON ACOAT OF PRAISE, YOU HAVE
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  • TO TAKE A COATOFF OF HEAVINESS.
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  • SOMETIMES WE WONDER WHYWE DON'T HAVE JOY, WHY
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  • WE'RE NOT PASSIONATE.
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  • WE'RE WEARINGTHE WRONG COAT.
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  • NOTHING GOOD ISIN MY FUTURE.
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  • I NEVER GET ANYGOOD BREAKS.
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  • LET ME GIVE YOUA FASHION TIP.
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  • THAT COAT OFDISCOURAGEMENT DOESN'T
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  • LOOK GOOD ON YOU.
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  • THAT COAT OF SELF-PITYIS OUT OF STYLE.
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  • THAT COAT OF BITTERNESSOVER WHO LEFT YOU, WHAT
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  • YOU DIDN'T GET, DOESN'TFIT YOU ANYMORE.
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  • IT'S RESTRICTING YOU FROMCOMING INTO A NEW SEASON.
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  • NOW, DO YOUR PART.
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  • TAKE OFF THE OLDCOAT OF HEAVINESS.
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  • TAKE OFF THE OFFENSE.
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  • PUT ON A COAT OF PRAISE.
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  • FATHER, THANK YOU THATYOUR PLANS FOR ME
  • 00:09:40.804 --> 00:09:43.273
  • IS FOR GOOD.
  • 00:09:43.373 --> 00:09:44.541
  • THANK YOU THAT WHAT YOUSTARTED IN MY LIFE YOU
  • 00:09:44.641 --> 00:09:46.476
  • WILL FINISH.
  • 00:09:46.576 --> 00:09:47.978
  • THE APOSTLE PAUL WROTE TOTHE BELIEVERS IN EPHESUS,
  • 00:09:48.078 --> 00:09:51.581
  • BE CONSTANTLY RENEWED INTHE SPIRIT OF YOUR MIND
  • 00:09:51.682 --> 00:09:54.351
  • PUTTING ON A FRESH MENTALAND SPIRITUAL ATTITUDE.
  • 00:09:54.451 --> 00:09:59.656
  • HE WAS SAYING, EVERY DAYYOU NEED TO PUT A FRESH
  • 00:09:59.756 --> 00:10:03.760
  • NEW ATTITUDE BECAUSEYESTERDAY'S ATTITUDE WILL
  • 00:10:03.860 --> 00:10:06.663
  • GET OLD.
  • 00:10:06.763 --> 00:10:07.998
  • IF YOU DON'T START AFRESH AND ANEW, YOU BRING
  • 00:10:08.098 --> 00:10:11.201
  • ALL THE NEGATIVE FROMYESTERDAY INTO TODAY.
  • 00:10:11.301 --> 00:10:14.971
  • WHEN YOU WAKE UP EACHMORNING, YOU NEED TO PUT
  • 00:10:15.072 --> 00:10:17.574
  • ON THAT COAT OF PRAISE.
  • 00:10:17.674 --> 00:10:19.142
  • FATHER, THANKYOU FOR THIS DAY.
  • 00:10:19.242 --> 00:10:21.111
  • THANK YOU THATYOU WOKE ME UP.
  • 00:10:21.211 --> 00:10:22.679
  • YOU GAVE ME AIR TOBREATHE, THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:10:22.779 --> 00:10:24.414
  • SURROUNDED MEWITH YOUR FAVOR.
  • 00:10:24.514 --> 00:10:26.416
  • EVERYTHING MAY NOT BE PERFECTBUT I KNOW YOU'RE
  • 00:10:26.516 --> 00:10:28.452
  • ON THE THRONE.
  • 00:10:28.552 --> 00:10:30.320
  • I'M GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE,GRATEFUL FOR MY FAMILY,
  • 00:10:30.420 --> 00:10:33.657
  • GRATEFUL FOR THESEOPPORTUNITES.
  • 00:10:33.757 --> 00:10:35.859
  • I'M GOING TO MAKE THEMOST OF THIS DAY.
  • 00:10:35.959 --> 00:10:38.161
  • DON'T WAIT TO CHANGEYOUR ATTITUDE.
  • 00:10:38.261 --> 00:10:40.497
  • START TODAY.
  • 00:10:40.597 --> 00:10:41.932
  • IMAGINE IF YOU DIDN'TCHANGE YOUR CLOTHES
  • 00:10:42.032 --> 00:10:44.935
  • FOR 30 YEARS, YOUWORE THE SAME CLOTHES,
  • 00:10:45.035 --> 00:10:47.504
  • NEVER WASHED THEM,THEY'D BE DIRTY.
  • 00:10:47.604 --> 00:10:49.740
  • THEY WOULD STINK.
  • 00:10:49.840 --> 00:10:51.007
  • NOBODY WOULD WANTTO BE AROUND YOU.
  • 00:10:51.108 --> 00:10:52.843
  • SAME WAY WITHOUR ATTITUDE.
  • 00:10:52.943 --> 00:10:54.911
  • AN OLD ATTITUDE WILLDRIVE PEOPLE AWAY.
  • 00:10:55.011 --> 00:10:58.448
  • I KNOW A MAN THAT WASALWAYS FINDING FAULT WITH
  • 00:10:58.548 --> 00:11:01.318
  • HIS EMPLOYER.
  • 00:11:01.418 --> 00:11:02.719
  • HE CONSTANTLY CHALLENGEDTHE COMPANY'S POLICIES
  • 00:11:02.819 --> 00:11:05.589
  • AND BUCKED THE SYSTEM.
  • 00:11:05.689 --> 00:11:06.990
  • THE MANAGEMENTWAS GOOD TO HIM.
  • 00:11:07.090 --> 00:11:09.392
  • EVERYONE ELSE IN HISDEPARTMENT LOVED
  • 00:11:09.493 --> 00:11:11.328
  • THE COMPANY.
  • 00:11:11.428 --> 00:11:12.596
  • HE ALWAYS FOUND SOMETHINGTO COMPLAIN ABOUT.
  • 00:11:12.696 --> 00:11:14.898
  • THE COMPANY POLICY WASTHE EMPLOYEES HAD TO BE
  • 00:11:14.998 --> 00:11:18.468
  • AT WORK AT 8IN THE MORNING.
  • 00:11:18.568 --> 00:11:20.771
  • HIS ATTITUDE WAS IFHE WAS ON THE COMPANY
  • 00:11:20.871 --> 00:11:23.607
  • PROPERTY AT 8 IN THEPARKING LOT IN HIS CAR IN
  • 00:11:23.707 --> 00:11:27.077
  • THE BIG GARAGE BEFORE THELONG WALK TO HIS OFFICE,
  • 00:11:27.177 --> 00:11:29.913
  • THAT MEANT HE WAS ONTIME, THEY COULDN'T DO
  • 00:11:30.013 --> 00:11:32.349
  • ANYTHING ABOUT IT.
  • 00:11:32.449 --> 00:11:33.717
  • THAT'S NOT WHAT ANYONEELSE THOUGHT, BUT HE KEPT
  • 00:11:33.817 --> 00:11:36.653
  • DOING IT HIS WAY,NOT CONTENTIOUS.
  • 00:11:36.753 --> 00:11:39.089
  • AFTER YEARS, HE WASLET GO, LOST A
  • 00:11:39.189 --> 00:11:42.058
  • PROMINENT POSITION.
  • 00:11:42.159 --> 00:11:43.527
  • THIS MAN WENT TO WORK FORANOTHER COMPANY, DID THE
  • 00:11:43.627 --> 00:11:45.962
  • SAME THING, KEPTCHALLENGING THE POLICY,
  • 00:11:46.062 --> 00:11:49.166
  • BEING HARD TOGET ALONG WITH.
  • 00:11:49.266 --> 00:11:50.801
  • ONE DAY HE WAS NOT ONLYFIRED BUT SECURITY WAS
  • 00:11:50.901 --> 00:11:54.604
  • CALLED TO ESCORT HIMOUT OF THE BUILDING.
  • 00:11:54.704 --> 00:11:57.207
  • HE WAS TOLD HE WASN'TALLOWED BACK ON
  • 00:11:57.307 --> 00:11:59.075
  • THE PROPERTY.
  • 00:11:59.176 --> 00:12:00.377
  • WHAT AM I SAYING?
  • 00:12:00.477 --> 00:12:01.812
  • A BAD ATTITUDE WILLFOLLOW YOU AROUND.
  • 00:12:01.912 --> 00:12:05.382
  • WE CAN CHANGE JOBSTHINKING THE OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:12:05.482 --> 00:12:07.884
  • ARE THE PROBLEM, BUTSOMETIMES WE HAVE TO LOOK
  • 00:12:07.984 --> 00:12:11.188
  • INSIDE TO SEE IFWE'RE THE PROBLEM.
  • 00:12:11.288 --> 00:12:13.456
  • DO I HAVE ASOUR ATTITUDE?
  • 00:12:13.557 --> 00:12:15.192
  • AM I BEING HARDTO GET ALONG WITH?
  • 00:12:15.292 --> 00:12:17.627
  • AM I FOCUSED ON THENEGATIVE, BEING CRITICAL,
  • 00:12:17.727 --> 00:12:20.530
  • FINDING FAULT?
  • 00:12:20.630 --> 00:12:21.898
  • THIS MAN WAS TALENTED,SMART, HAD A BIG FUTURE
  • 00:12:21.998 --> 00:12:26.136
  • IN FRONT OF HIM, BUTHE LIVED NOSE DOWN.
  • 00:12:26.236 --> 00:12:28.672
  • HIS ATTITUDE TOOK HIMIN THE WRONG DIRECTION.
  • 00:12:28.772 --> 00:12:31.441
  • WITH A SIMPLE ADJUSTMENTHIS STORY WOULD BE
  • 00:12:31.541 --> 00:12:34.811
  • TOTALLY DIFFERENT.
  • 00:12:34.911 --> 00:12:36.213
  • HE WOULD BE ATANOTHER LEVEL.
  • 00:12:36.313 --> 00:12:38.148
  • WHAT DIRECTION IS YOURATTITUDE TAKING YOU?
  • 00:12:38.248 --> 00:12:41.318
  • IN YOUR MARRIAGE ARE YOUKIND, LOVING, FUN
  • 00:12:41.418 --> 00:12:44.921
  • TO BE AROUND?
  • 00:12:45.021 --> 00:12:46.423
  • IN YOUR CAREER, ARE YOUPOSITIVE, BEING YOUR
  • 00:12:46.523 --> 00:12:48.558
  • BEST, HELPING OTHERS, ORDO YOU NEED TO MAKE
  • 00:12:48.658 --> 00:12:51.795
  • AN ADJUSTMENT?
  • 00:12:51.895 --> 00:12:53.063
  • DON'T WAIT UNTILSOMETHING BIG HAPPENS, A
  • 00:12:53.163 --> 00:12:56.266
  • RELATIONSHIP ENDS, THECOMPANY SAID THEY DON'T
  • 00:12:56.366 --> 00:12:59.102
  • NEED YOU ANYMORE, THETEAM SAYS YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:12:59.202 --> 00:13:01.404
  • HELPING THEM MOVE FORWARD.
  • 00:13:01.504 --> 00:13:03.406
  • MAKE THE CHANGE NOW.
  • 00:13:03.506 --> 00:13:04.741
  • GET RID OF ANYTHINGTHAT'S WEIGHING YOU DOWN.
  • 00:13:04.841 --> 00:13:07.244
  • BEING SARCASTIC,CONDESCENDING, FINDING FAULT,
  • 00:13:07.344 --> 00:13:10.914
  • THAT OLD ATTITUDE DOESN'TLOOK GOOD ON YOU.
  • 00:13:11.014 --> 00:13:13.950
  • INSTEAD, EXCHANGE IT FORA COAT OF PRAISE AND
  • 00:13:14.050 --> 00:13:17.254
  • SEE WHAT DIFFERENCETHAT WILL MAKE.
  • 00:13:17.354 --> 00:13:19.990
  • THE SPIRIT OF THESOVEREIGN LORD IS UPON ME,
  • 00:13:28.598 --> 00:13:31.868
  • FOR THE LORD HASANOINTED ME TO BRING
  • 00:13:31.968 --> 00:13:34.237
  • GOOD NEWS TO THE POOR.
  • 00:13:34.337 --> 00:13:37.307
  • HE HAS SENT ME TO COMFORTTHE BROKENHEARTED,
  • 00:13:37.407 --> 00:13:40.911
  • AND TO PROCLAIM LIBERTYFOR THE CAPTIVES,
  • 00:13:41.011 --> 00:13:43.313
  • AND FREEDOM FORTHE PRISONERS.
  • 00:13:43.413 --> 00:13:47.717
  • HE HAS SENT ME TO TELLTHOSE WHO MOURN THAT THE
  • 00:13:47.817 --> 00:13:51.922
  • TIME OF THE LORD'SFAVOR HAS COME.
  • 00:13:52.022 --> 00:13:56.393
  • AND WITH IT, THE DAYOF GOD'S JUSTICE
  • 00:13:56.493 --> 00:13:59.696
  • AGAINST THEIR ENEMIES.
  • 00:13:59.796 --> 00:14:04.467
  • TO ALL WHO MOURN, HE WILLGIVE A CROWN OF BEAUTY
  • 00:14:04.567 --> 00:14:08.371
  • FOR ASHES, JOYINSTEAD OF MOURNING,
  • 00:14:08.471 --> 00:14:14.177
  • AND A GARMENT OF PRAISEINSTEAD OF HEAVINESS.
  • 00:14:14.277 --> 00:14:19.683
  • - THERE WAS AN OLDERCOUPLE THAT MOVED INTO
  • 00:14:20.427 --> 00:14:22.262
  • A NEW NEIGHBORHOOD.
  • 00:14:22.363 --> 00:14:23.864
  • ONE MORNING WHILE THEYWERE EATING BREAKFAST,
  • 00:14:23.964 --> 00:14:26.166
  • THE WIFE LOOKED OUTTHE WINDOW AND SAW HER
  • 00:14:26.266 --> 00:14:28.469
  • NEIGHBOR HANGING THEWASH ON A LINE TO DRY.
  • 00:14:28.569 --> 00:14:32.306
  • SHE NOTICED THAT THE WASHWAS DINGY AND DIRTY AND
  • 00:14:32.406 --> 00:14:35.542
  • SAID TO HER HUSBAND "THATLADY DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO
  • 00:14:35.643 --> 00:14:37.978
  • "DO LAUNDRY. HER CLOTHESAREN'T EVEN CLEAN.
  • 00:14:38.078 --> 00:14:41.048
  • "I WONDER IF SHE EVENUSES DETERGENT."
  • 00:14:41.148 --> 00:14:43.784
  • DAY AFTER DAY WENT BY.
  • 00:14:43.884 --> 00:14:45.853
  • THE WIFE MADETHE SAME COMMENT,
  • 00:14:45.953 --> 00:14:47.921
  • "I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT LADYDOESN'T KNOW HOW TO WASH."
  • 00:14:48.022 --> 00:14:50.858
  • A FEW WEEKS LATER, SHELOOKED OUT THE WINDOW
  • 00:14:50.958 --> 00:14:53.394
  • AND THE LADY'S CLOTHESWERE AS CLEAN AND
  • 00:14:53.494 --> 00:14:55.696
  • BRIGHT AS CAN BE.
  • 00:14:55.796 --> 00:14:57.498
  • SHE WAS SO SURPRISED THATSHE CALLED HER HUSBAND
  • 00:14:57.598 --> 00:15:00.167
  • AND SAID "LOOK, SHE FINALLYLEARNED HOW TO WASH.
  • 00:15:00.267 --> 00:15:03.070
  • "I WONDER WHAT HAPPENED."
  • 00:15:03.170 --> 00:15:04.938
  • THE HUSBAND SMILEDAND SAID "HONEY,
  • 00:15:05.039 --> 00:15:06.473
  • "I GOT UP THIS MORNING ANDCLEANED OUR WINDOWS."
  • 00:15:06.573 --> 00:15:09.877
  • THE PROBLEM WASN'T THATTHE OTHER LADY HAD DIRTY
  • 00:15:09.977 --> 00:15:12.980
  • LAUNDRY, THE PROBLEMWAS THE WINDOW SHE WAS
  • 00:15:13.080 --> 00:15:16.183
  • LOOKING THROUGHWASN'T CLEAN.
  • 00:15:16.283 --> 00:15:18.552
  • HOW DIRTY THE NEIGHBOR'SCLOTHES ARE OFTEN DEPENDS
  • 00:15:18.652 --> 00:15:21.955
  • ON HOW CLEANYOUR WINDOW IS.
  • 00:15:22.056 --> 00:15:24.692
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS TO THEPURE ALL THINGS ARE PURE.
  • 00:15:24.792 --> 00:15:28.729
  • IF YOU'RE ALWAYSFINDING FAULT,
  • 00:15:28.829 --> 00:15:30.864
  • COMPLAINING ABOUTTHE TRAFFIC,
  • 00:15:30.964 --> 00:15:32.700
  • CRITICAL OF YOUR SPOUSE,FOCUS ON WHAT'S NOT
  • 00:15:32.800 --> 00:15:35.436
  • WORKING OUT, MAY ISUGGEST THAT YOUR
  • 00:15:35.536 --> 00:15:38.472
  • WINDOW IS DIRTY.
  • 00:15:38.572 --> 00:15:40.340
  • THE PROBLEM IS NOTEXTERNAL, IT'S INTERNAL.
  • 00:15:40.441 --> 00:15:43.577
  • YOU'RE LOOKING THROUGHA TAINTED FILTER.
  • 00:15:43.677 --> 00:15:45.846
  • AT SOME POINT, YOU NEEDTO LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND
  • 00:15:45.946 --> 00:15:48.415
  • SAY MAYBE I'M THE ONEWHO NEEDS TO CHANGE.
  • 00:15:48.515 --> 00:15:52.319
  • IF I'M ALWAYS CRITICAL,MAYBE I'VE DEVELOPED A
  • 00:15:52.419 --> 00:15:55.089
  • HABIT OF SEEING THE NEGATIVERATHER THAN THE POSITIVE.
  • 00:15:55.189 --> 00:15:58.992
  • MAYBE I'VE TRAINEDMYSELF TO BE CYNICAL,
  • 00:15:59.093 --> 00:16:01.762
  • SARCASTIC, RATHER THANKIND AND LOVING.
  • 00:16:01.862 --> 00:16:04.865
  • MAYBE MY FILTER IS DIRTY.
  • 00:16:04.965 --> 00:16:07.234
  • THERE'S A STORY OF A 92YEAR OLD MAN WHO WAS
  • 00:16:07.334 --> 00:16:10.571
  • MOVING INTO A HOME FORSENIORS AFTER HIS WIFE
  • 00:16:10.671 --> 00:16:13.874
  • PASSED AWAY. ALTHOUGHHE COULD SEE IMAGES,
  • 00:16:13.974 --> 00:16:17.177
  • HE WAS LEGALLY BLIND.
  • 00:16:17.277 --> 00:16:19.213
  • WAITING PATIENTLYIN THE LOBBY,
  • 00:16:19.313 --> 00:16:21.582
  • A YOUNG NURSE CAME TOTAKE HIM TO HIS ROOM.
  • 00:16:21.682 --> 00:16:24.451
  • AS HE MANEUVERED HISWALKER THROUGH THE
  • 00:16:24.551 --> 00:16:26.420
  • HALLWAYS, SHE BEGAN TODESCRIBE THE DETAILS OF
  • 00:16:26.520 --> 00:16:29.790
  • HIS ROOM. SHE TOLD HOW ITHAD A BEAUTIFUL WINDOW,
  • 00:16:29.890 --> 00:16:33.627
  • NICE COUCH, A DESK AREA.
  • 00:16:33.727 --> 00:16:36.630
  • RIGHT IN THE MIDDLEOF HER DESCRIPTION,
  • 00:16:36.730 --> 00:16:39.166
  • HE INTERRUPTED HERAND SAID "I LOVE IT,
  • 00:16:39.266 --> 00:16:41.268
  • "I LOVE IT, I LOVE IT!"
  • 00:16:41.368 --> 00:16:43.303
  • SHE LAUGHEDAND SAYS "SIR,
  • 00:16:43.403 --> 00:16:44.905
  • "YOU HAVEN'T SEENTHE ROOM YET.
  • 00:16:45.005 --> 00:16:47.341
  • "WAIT JUST A MOMENT,WE'RE ALMOST THERE."
  • 00:16:47.441 --> 00:16:49.877
  • HE SAID "NO, WHETHERI LIKE MY ROOM OR NOT
  • 00:16:49.977 --> 00:16:53.080
  • "DOESN'T DEPEND ON HOW THEFURNITURE IS ARRANGED;
  • 00:16:53.180 --> 00:16:56.550
  • "IT DEPENDS ON HOW MYMIND IS ARRANGED."
  • 00:16:56.650 --> 00:17:00.254
  • THAT'S THE WAYWE SHOULD LIVE.
  • 00:17:00.354 --> 00:17:02.122
  • I'VE ALREADY MADE UP MYMIND TO ENJOY THIS DAY.
  • 00:17:02.222 --> 00:17:05.559
  • I'VE ALREADY MADE UP MYMIND TO HAVE A BLESSED YEAR.
  • 00:17:05.659 --> 00:17:08.695
  • LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO LIVEIT SOUR, DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:17:08.796 --> 00:17:13.033
  • LETTING CIRCUMSTANCESDICTATE YOUR ATTITUDE.
  • 00:17:13.133 --> 00:17:16.470
  • THAT MAN COULD HAVE BEENSOUR BECAUSE HE'D LOST
  • 00:17:16.570 --> 00:17:19.573
  • HIS SIGHT, BITTER BECAUSEHIS WIFE HAD PASSED,
  • 00:17:19.673 --> 00:17:23.377
  • DISCOURAGED BECAUSE HEWAS MOVING OUT OF HIS
  • 00:17:23.477 --> 00:17:25.746
  • HOUSE, BUT HE LEARNEDTHIS SECRET:
  • 00:17:25.846 --> 00:17:28.682
  • EVERY DAY HE PUT ON AFRESH NEW ATTITUDE.
  • 00:17:28.782 --> 00:17:32.352
  • YOU COULD SAY JOEL, IHAD A BAD CHILDHOOD,
  • 00:17:32.452 --> 00:17:35.389
  • MY SPOUSE WALKED AWAY,CAME DOWN WITH AN ILLNESS.
  • 00:17:35.489 --> 00:17:38.592
  • WE CAN ALL FIND REASONSTO HAVE A CHIP ON OUR
  • 00:17:38.692 --> 00:17:41.395
  • SHOULDER, TO LIVE SOUR.
  • 00:17:41.495 --> 00:17:43.630
  • YOU HAVE TO LETTHOSE THINGS GO.
  • 00:17:43.730 --> 00:17:45.899
  • WHAT HAPPENED IN YOURPAST CANNOT CHANGE WHAT
  • 00:17:45.999 --> 00:17:49.136
  • GOD HAS IN YOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:17:49.236 --> 00:17:51.004
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS RAINFALLS ON THE JUST AND THE
  • 00:17:51.104 --> 00:17:54.541
  • UNJUST. NO ONE IS EXEMPTFROM DIFFICULTIES,
  • 00:17:54.641 --> 00:17:58.445
  • BUT IF YOU'LLSTAY IN FAITH,
  • 00:17:58.545 --> 00:18:00.113
  • THAT SETBACK IS GOINGTO SET YOU UP FOR GOD TO
  • 00:18:00.214 --> 00:18:03.650
  • SHOW OUT IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:18:03.750 --> 00:18:06.019
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, JOB WENTTHROUGH A GREAT TRIAL.
  • 00:18:06.119 --> 00:18:09.122
  • IT WASN'T FAIR.
  • 00:18:09.223 --> 00:18:10.490
  • HE HADN'T DONEANYTHING WRONG,
  • 00:18:10.591 --> 00:18:12.092
  • BUT EVERYTHINGCAME AGAINST HIM.
  • 00:18:12.192 --> 00:18:14.328
  • AT FIRST, HE GOTDISCOURAGED, COMPLAINED.
  • 00:18:14.428 --> 00:18:17.598
  • WE'RE ALL HUMAN.
  • 00:18:17.698 --> 00:18:19.066
  • IT'S EASY TO HAVEA BAD ATTITUDE.
  • 00:18:19.166 --> 00:18:21.001
  • BUT JOB TURNED IT AROUND.
  • 00:18:21.101 --> 00:18:23.003
  • WHEN IT SEEMED ASTHOUGH HE WAS DONE,
  • 00:18:23.103 --> 00:18:25.606
  • WHEN LIKE THERE WAS NOREASON TO HAVE HOPE,
  • 00:18:25.706 --> 00:18:28.175
  • JOB LOOKED UP TO THEHEAVENS AND SAID
  • 00:18:28.275 --> 00:18:30.677
  • I KNOW MY REDEEMER LIVES.
  • 00:18:30.777 --> 00:18:33.513
  • HE WAS SAYING I KNOW GODIS STILL ON THE THRONE.
  • 00:18:33.614 --> 00:18:36.717
  • I KNOW HE'S BIGGERTHAN WHAT I'M FACING.
  • 00:18:36.817 --> 00:18:39.853
  • JOB MADE THIS DECISION TO PUTON A FRESH NEW ATTITUDE.
  • 00:18:39.953 --> 00:18:44.591
  • IF HE HAD BECOMEBITTER, ANGRY,
  • 00:18:44.691 --> 00:18:47.361
  • WE WOULDN'T BETALKING ABOUT IT.
  • 00:18:47.461 --> 00:18:49.096
  • WHEN IT WAS ALLSAID AND DONE,
  • 00:18:49.196 --> 00:18:50.631
  • JOB CAME OUT WITH TWICEWHAT HE HAD BEFORE.
  • 00:18:50.731 --> 00:18:54.568
  • IN DIFFICULT TIMES, IT'STEMPTING TO GET SOUR.
  • 00:18:54.668 --> 00:18:57.971
  • YOU HAVE TO DO LIKE JOB,DRAW THAT LINE IN THE
  • 00:18:58.071 --> 00:19:00.974
  • SAND, SAY I'M NOT GOINGTO GO THROUGH LIFE
  • 00:19:01.074 --> 00:19:03.777
  • WITH A BAD ATTITUDE.
  • 00:19:03.877 --> 00:19:05.545
  • I'M NOT GOING TO LETWHAT'S HAPPENED TO ME,
  • 00:19:05.646 --> 00:19:07.948
  • WHAT DIDN'T WORK OUT,WHO DID ME WRONG,
  • 00:19:08.048 --> 00:19:10.884
  • KEEP ME FROM BECOMINGWHO I WAS CREATED TO BE.
  • 00:19:10.984 --> 00:19:14.821
  • FATHER, THANK YOU THATYOU'RE FIGHTING MY
  • 00:19:14.922 --> 00:19:16.790
  • BATTLES, THAT YOU BEINGFOR ME IS MORE THAN THE
  • 00:19:16.890 --> 00:19:19.526
  • WORLD BEING AGAINST ME.
  • 00:19:19.626 --> 00:19:21.728
  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWS GODTO BRING YOU OUT BETTER.
  • 00:19:21.828 --> 00:19:24.998
  • YOU HAVE TO EMPTY OUTTHE NEGATIVE AND ALLOW
  • 00:19:25.098 --> 00:19:27.434
  • ROOM FOR GOD TO MOVE.
  • 00:19:27.534 --> 00:19:29.770
  • MY FATHER STRUGGLED WITHHIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
  • 00:19:29.870 --> 00:19:32.239
  • FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE.
  • 00:19:32.339 --> 00:19:34.007
  • HE CAME FROM A FAMILYTHAT HAD A HISTORY OF
  • 00:19:34.107 --> 00:19:36.076
  • HEART DISEASE. HE WASCONSTANTLY OUT OF BREATH
  • 00:19:36.176 --> 00:19:39.279
  • AFTER ANY EXERTION.
  • 00:19:39.379 --> 00:19:41.515
  • EVENTUALLY HE WENTTO THE DOCTOR.
  • 00:19:41.615 --> 00:19:43.717
  • THEY DISCOVERED CORONARYARTERIES TO HIS HEART
  • 00:19:43.817 --> 00:19:46.887
  • WERE ALMOSTCOMPLETELY CLOGGED.
  • 00:19:46.987 --> 00:19:49.189
  • IT WAS OPERATING ONONLY ABOUT 30 PERCENT.
  • 00:19:49.289 --> 00:19:52.459
  • HE HAD OPEN HEART SURGERY,THE BLOCKAGES WERE REMOVED,
  • 00:19:52.559 --> 00:19:56.029
  • AND HE WASLIKE A NEW MAN.
  • 00:19:56.129 --> 00:19:57.764
  • HE COULD WALK FOR MILES.
  • 00:19:57.864 --> 00:19:59.800
  • LIKE MY FATHER, SOMETIMESOUR HEART HAS BECOME CLOGGED.
  • 00:19:59.900 --> 00:20:04.504
  • NOT PHYSICALLY, BUT WITHOFFENSES, WITH HURTS,
  • 00:20:04.604 --> 00:20:08.675
  • SELF-PITY,DISCOURAGEMENT.
  • 00:20:08.775 --> 00:20:11.044
  • WE DON'T REALIZE IT, BUTWE'RE ONLY OPERATING ON
  • 00:20:11.144 --> 00:20:14.314
  • ABOUT HALF OFWHAT WE SHOULD BE.
  • 00:20:14.414 --> 00:20:16.883
  • WE WONDER WHY WEDON'T HAVE ENERGY,
  • 00:20:16.984 --> 00:20:19.419
  • WHY OUR MARRIAGEIS STALE,
  • 00:20:19.519 --> 00:20:21.321
  • WHY WE'RE NOT PASSIONATEABOUT OUR DREAMS,
  • 00:20:21.421 --> 00:20:23.924
  • NOT REALIZING THERE ARECONTAMINANTS BLOCKING THE FLOW.
  • 00:20:24.024 --> 00:20:28.328
  • WE'VE ALLOWED THESEPOISONS TO CLOG UP THE
  • 00:20:28.428 --> 00:20:30.864
  • BLESSINGS, THE JOY,THE CREATIVITY.
  • 00:20:30.964 --> 00:20:34.101
  • WHO COULD YOU BE OR WHATCOULD YOU DO IF YOUR
  • 00:20:34.201 --> 00:20:37.404
  • HEART WAS TOTALLYUNPLUGGED?
  • 00:20:37.504 --> 00:20:39.740
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU CANGET BACK TO WHO YOU WERE
  • 00:20:39.840 --> 00:20:43.210
  • CREATED TO BE. YOU DON'TREQUIRE A DOCTOR.
  • 00:20:43.310 --> 00:20:46.747
  • YOU CAN MAKE THESECHANGES. START TODAY.
  • 00:20:46.847 --> 00:20:50.050
  • IT'S TIME TO GETYOUR PASSION BACK,
  • 00:20:50.150 --> 00:20:52.219
  • YOUR JOY BACK,YOUR HOPES BACK.
  • 00:20:52.319 --> 00:20:54.688
  • FRIEND, WHEN YOU EMPTYOUT THE NEGATIVE,
  • 00:20:54.788 --> 00:20:56.923
  • YOU'LL NOT ONLYENJOY LIFE MORE,
  • 00:20:57.024 --> 00:20:59.192
  • BUT YOU'LL SEE GOD'SFAVOR AND BLESSINGS
  • 00:20:59.292 --> 00:21:01.495
  • IN NEW WAYS.
  • 00:21:01.595 --> 00:21:03.897
  • COME, THOU FOUNTOF EVERY BLESSING.
  • 00:21:13.974 --> 00:21:18.578
  • TUNE MY HEART TOSING THY GRACE.
  • 00:21:18.678 --> 00:21:23.450
  • STREAMS OF MERCYNEVER CEASING,
  • 00:21:23.550 --> 00:21:27.054
  • CALL FOR SONGS OFLOUDEST PRAISE.
  • 00:21:27.154 --> 00:21:36.563
  • TEACH ME SOMEMELODIOUS SONNET,
  • 00:21:36.663 --> 00:21:39.099
  • SUNG BY FLAMINGTONGUES ABOVE.
  • 00:21:39.199 --> 00:21:44.971
  • PRAISE THE MOUNT,I'M FIXED UPON IT.
  • 00:21:45.072 --> 00:21:49.743
  • MOUNT OF THYREDEEMING LOVE.
  • 00:21:49.843 --> 00:21:55.182
  • - THE THOUGHTS WE THINKCAN EITHER LEAD US DOWN
  • 00:21:55.762 --> 00:21:57.998
  • PATHS OF HOPE, JOY ANDVICTORY OR DOWN PATHS OF
  • 00:21:58.098 --> 00:22:01.868
  • FEAR, DISCOURAGEMENTAND HOPELESSNESS.
  • 00:22:01.969 --> 00:22:04.571
  • ONE OF THE WAYS WE CANCORRECT THE COURSE OF
  • 00:22:04.671 --> 00:22:07.274
  • OUR THOUGHTS IS BYCHANGING OUR WORDS.
  • 00:22:07.374 --> 00:22:09.876
  • DAVID KNEW THE POWERFULCOMBINATION OF
  • 00:22:09.977 --> 00:22:12.245
  • THOUGHTS AND CONFESSION.
  • 00:22:12.346 --> 00:22:14.448
  • HE PRAYED LET THEMEDITATIONS OF MY HEART
  • 00:22:14.548 --> 00:22:17.551
  • AND THE CONFESSIONS OFMY MOUTH BE PLEASING
  • 00:22:17.651 --> 00:22:20.220
  • IN YOUR SIGHT.
  • 00:22:20.320 --> 00:22:21.755
  • TODAY I ENCOURAGE YOU TODECLARE AND MEDITATE ON
  • 00:22:21.855 --> 00:22:25.359
  • THIS FAITH-FILLEDCONFESSION.
  • 00:22:25.459 --> 00:22:27.995
  • I DECLARE THAT GODSEES ME AND LOVES ME.
  • 00:22:28.095 --> 00:22:31.632
  • HE HAS GOOD PLANSFOR MY LIFE.
  • 00:22:31.732 --> 00:22:34.034
  • NO MATTER THE CHALLENGEIN FRONT OF ME,
  • 00:22:34.134 --> 00:22:36.203
  • THROUGH CHRIST IAM FULL OF POWER,
  • 00:22:36.303 --> 00:22:38.572
  • STRENGTH ANDDETERMINATION.
  • 00:22:38.672 --> 00:22:40.841
  • NOTHING I FACE WILLBE TOO MUCH FOR ME.
  • 00:22:40.941 --> 00:22:43.810
  • I HAVE THE GRACEI NEED FOR TODAY.
  • 00:22:43.910 --> 00:22:46.647
  • I WILL OVERCOMEEVERY OBSTACLE,
  • 00:22:46.747 --> 00:22:49.549
  • OUTLAST EVERY CHALLENGE,AND COME THROUGH EVERY
  • 00:22:49.650 --> 00:22:52.319
  • DIFFICULTY BETTERTHAN I WAS BEFORE.
  • 00:22:52.419 --> 00:22:55.088
  • I WILL NOT WORRY,I WILL NOT DOUBT,
  • 00:22:55.188 --> 00:22:58.625
  • I WILL KEEP MY TRUSTIN GOD KNOWING THAT
  • 00:22:58.725 --> 00:23:01.261
  • HE WILL NOT FAIL.
  • 00:23:01.361 --> 00:23:02.863
  • I DECLARE THAT GOD ISWORKING ALL THINGS
  • 00:23:02.963 --> 00:23:05.432
  • TOGETHER FOR MY GOOD.
  • 00:23:05.532 --> 00:23:07.334
  • MY FUTURE IS BRIGHTAND GETTING BRIGHTER.
  • 00:23:07.434 --> 00:23:10.270
  • GOD HAS GOODPLANS FOR ME.
  • 00:23:10.370 --> 00:23:12.439
  • IT'S NOT TOO LATE TOACCOMPLISH EVERYTHING
  • 00:23:12.539 --> 00:23:15.042
  • HE HAS PUT IN MY HEART.
  • 00:23:15.142 --> 00:23:16.877
  • I HAVE NOT MISSED MYWINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:23:16.977 --> 00:23:19.780
  • GOD HAS MOMENTS OFFAVOR IN MY FUTURE.
  • 00:23:19.880 --> 00:23:23.116
  • HE IS PREPARING MEFOR THE NEXT SEASON.
  • 00:23:23.216 --> 00:23:25.986
  • I WILL GIVE BIRTH TO EVERYDREAM HE HAS GIVEN ME.
  • 00:23:26.086 --> 00:23:29.289
  • I WILL BECOME EVERYTHINGHE HAS CREATED ME TO BE,
  • 00:23:29.389 --> 00:23:32.492
  • IN JESUS NAME.
  • 00:23:32.592 --> 00:23:34.361
  • MY FRIEND, YOU DON'T HAVETO LIVE WEIGHED DOWN BY
  • 00:23:34.461 --> 00:23:37.531
  • THE HEAVINESS OF GUILT,RESENTMENT, DOUBT,
  • 00:23:37.631 --> 00:23:40.934
  • WORRY ANY LONGER.
  • 00:23:41.034 --> 00:23:42.736
  • YOU CAN LIVE A LIFE OFJOY, PEACE AND VICTORY.
  • 00:23:42.836 --> 00:23:46.873
  • DECIDE TODAY, I'M NOTGOING TO HOLD ONTO
  • 00:23:46.973 --> 00:23:49.276
  • BITTERNESS, OFFENSE,NEGATIVE THINKING ANYMORE.
  • 00:23:49.376 --> 00:23:53.080
  • I'M GOING TO MAKE ROOMFOR THE GOOD THING
  • 00:23:53.180 --> 00:23:55.515
  • GOD WANTS TO DO IN MEAND THROUGH ME.
  • 00:23:55.615 --> 00:23:58.852
  • I CHOOSE TO EMPTYOUT THE NEGATIVE.
  • 00:23:58.952 --> 00:24:02.856