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Bless Your Enemies

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November 25, 2020
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Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL, GOD
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL, GODBLESS YOU.
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  • BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER INOUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY AND
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  • OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY ANDBE A PART OF ONE OF OUR
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  • BE A PART OF ONE OF OURSERVICES.
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  • SERVICES.THESE ARE THE FINEST PEOPLE
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  • THESE ARE THE FINEST PEOPLEIN ALL OF HOUSTON RIGHT HERE
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  • IN ALL OF HOUSTON RIGHT HEREAT LAKEWOOD, AND WE'D LOVE TO
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  • AT LAKEWOOD, AND WE'D LOVE TOHAVE YOU COME OUT WHENEVER
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  • HAVE YOU COME OUT WHENEVERYOU CAN.
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  • YOU CAN.I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARDABOUT THIS MAN, HE WAS ON AN
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  • ABOUT THIS MAN, HE WAS ON ANOVERNIGHT TRAIN, AND HE SAID
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  • OVERNIGHT TRAIN, AND HE SAIDTO THE CONDUCTOR, "I'M A VERY
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  • TO THE CONDUCTOR, "I'M A VERYSOUND SLEEPER.
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  • SOUND SLEEPER.PLEASE WAKE ME UP IN
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  • PLEASE WAKE ME UP INPHILADELPHIA AND MAKE SURE I
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  • PHILADELPHIA AND MAKE SURE IGET OFF.
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  • GET OFF.I MAY BE GROGGY, I MAY TELL
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  • I MAY BE GROGGY, I MAY TELLYOU NO, BUT I HAVE TO GET
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  • YOU NO, BUT I HAVE TO GETOFF."
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  • OFF."THE CONDUCTOR SAID, "YOU HAVE
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  • THE CONDUCTOR SAID, "YOU HAVEMY WORD, I'LL MAKE IT
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  • MY WORD, I'LL MAKE ITHAPPEN."
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  • HAPPEN."THE MAN WOKE UP THE NEXT
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  • THE MAN WOKE UP THE NEXTMORNING IN NEW YORK CITY.
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  • MORNING IN NEW YORK CITY.HE HAD MISSED HIS STOP.
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  • HE HAD MISSED HIS STOP.HE WAS SO UPSET, HE LET THE
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  • HE WAS SO UPSET, HE LET THECONDUCTOR HAVE IT.
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  • CONDUCTOR HAVE IT.A LADY WATCHING SAID, "WOW,
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  • A LADY WATCHING SAID, "WOW,THAT MAN WAS SO ANGRY."
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  • THAT MAN WAS SO ANGRY."THE CONDUCTOR SAID, "IF YOU
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  • THE CONDUCTOR SAID, "IF YOUTHINK HE WAS ANGRY, YOU
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  • THINK HE WAS ANGRY, YOUSHOULD'VE SEEN THE MAN WE PUT
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  • SHOULD'VE SEEN THE MAN WE PUTOFF IN PHILADELPHIA."
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  • OFF IN PHILADELPHIA."SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT, THIS
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT, THISIS MY BIBLE.
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  • IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CANDO.
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  • DO.TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT THE
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  • TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT THEWORD OF GOD.
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  • WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND IS
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND ISALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • ALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, IN
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, INJESUS' NAME.
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  • JESUS' NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES.
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  • ABOUT BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES.IT'S EASY TO BE GOOD TO
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  • IT'S EASY TO BE GOOD TOPEOPLE THAT ARE BEING GOOD TO
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  • PEOPLE THAT ARE BEING GOOD TOUS.
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  • US.DOESN'T TAKE MUCH FAITH TO BE
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  • DOESN'T TAKE MUCH FAITH TO BEKIND, TO SHOW FAVOR TO
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  • KIND, TO SHOW FAVOR TOSOMEONE THAT'S KIND TO US.
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  • SOMEONE THAT'S KIND TO US.BUT WHAT ABOUT WHEN PEOPLE DO
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  • BUT WHAT ABOUT WHEN PEOPLE DOUS WRONG?
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  • US WRONG?THEY'RE TALKING BAD ABOUT US.
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  • THEY'RE TALKING BAD ABOUT US.THEY WEREN'T HONEST IN A
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  • THEY WEREN'T HONEST IN ABUSINESS DEAL.
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  • BUSINESS DEAL.THEY WALKED OUT OF A
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  • THEY WALKED OUT OF ARELATIONSHIP.
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  • RELATIONSHIP.THE LAST THING WE THINK ABOUT
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  • THE LAST THING WE THINK ABOUTIS BEING GOOD TO THEM.
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  • IS BEING GOOD TO THEM.THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.
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  • THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.BUT JESUS SAID, "BLESS THOSE
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  • BUT JESUS SAID, "BLESS THOSETHAT CURSE YOU.
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  • THAT CURSE YOU.DO GOOD TO THOSE THAT HURT
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  • DO GOOD TO THOSE THAT HURTYOU.
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  • YOU.PRAY FOR THOSE THAT MISTREAT
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  • PRAY FOR THOSE THAT MISTREATYOU."
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  • YOU."ONE TEST WE ALL HAVE TO PASS
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  • ONE TEST WE ALL HAVE TO PASSIS BEING GOOD TO PEOPLE THAT
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  • IS BEING GOOD TO PEOPLE THATHAVE NOT BEEN GOOD TO US.
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  • HAVE NOT BEEN GOOD TO US.EVERYTHING IN YOU WILL SAY,
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  • EVERYTHING IN YOU WILL SAY,"HOLD A GRUDGE.
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  • "HOLD A GRUDGE.TALK ABOUT THEM.
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  • TALK ABOUT THEM.LOOK FOR WAYS TO GET EVEN."
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  • LOOK FOR WAYS TO GET EVEN."BUT YOUR JOB IS NOT TO PAY
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  • BUT YOUR JOB IS NOT TO PAYPEOPLE BACK, YOUR JOB IS TO
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  • PEOPLE BACK, YOUR JOB IS TOBLESS YOUR ENEMIES.
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  • BLESS YOUR ENEMIES.YOU BE THE BLESSER AND GOD
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  • YOU BE THE BLESSER AND GODWILL TAKE CARE OF YOUR
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  • WILL TAKE CARE OF YOURENEMIES.
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  • ENEMIES.WHEN IT SAYS TO PRAY FOR
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  • WHEN IT SAYS TO PRAY FORTHOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOU
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  • THOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOUWRONG, THAT DOESN'T MEAN PRAY
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  • WRONG, THAT DOESN'T MEAN PRAYTHAT THEY'LL GO BANKRUPT,
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  • THAT THEY'LL GO BANKRUPT,PRAY THAT THAT NEW GIRL WILL
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  • PRAY THAT THAT NEW GIRL WILLLEAVE.
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  • LEAVE.PRAY THAT GOD WILL BLESS
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  • PRAY THAT GOD WILL BLESSTHEM.
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  • THEM."JOEL, THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.
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  • "JOEL, THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.THEY HURT ME, IT WASN'T
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  • THEY HURT ME, IT WASN'TFAIR."
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  • FAIR."YOU'RE NOT BLESSING THEM FOR
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  • YOU'RE NOT BLESSING THEM FORTHEIR SAKE, YOU'RE BLESSING
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  • THEIR SAKE, YOU'RE BLESSINGTHEM FOR YOUR SAKE.
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  • THEM FOR YOUR SAKE.WITHOUT YOU SHOWING THEM
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  • WITHOUT YOU SHOWING THEMKINDNESS THAT THEY DON'T
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  • KINDNESS THAT THEY DON'TDESERVE, YOU'LL GET STUCK.
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  • DESERVE, YOU'LL GET STUCK.IT WILL LIMIT HOW HIGH YOU
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  • IT WILL LIMIT HOW HIGH YOUCAN GO.
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  • CAN GO.THAT PERSON AT THE OFFICE
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  • THAT PERSON AT THE OFFICETHAT LEFT YOU OUT OF THE
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  • THAT LEFT YOU OUT OF THEMEETING, THEY DID IT ON
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  • MEETING, THEY DID IT ONPURPOSE, DON'T BE SURPRISED
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  • PURPOSE, DON'T BE SURPRISEDIF YOU'RE IN CHARGE OF
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  • IF YOU'RE IN CHARGE OFINVITING PEOPLE TO THE NEXT
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  • INVITING PEOPLE TO THE NEXTMEETING.
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  • MEETING.YOU'LL BE TEMPTED TO THINK,
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  • YOU'LL BE TEMPTED TO THINK,"THANK YOU, JESUS, IT'S
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  • "THANK YOU, JESUS, IT'SPAYBACK TIME.
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  • PAYBACK TIME.I'M GOING TO INVITE EVERYONE
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  • I'M GOING TO INVITE EVERYONEEXCEPT THEM.
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  • EXCEPT THEM.I'M GOING TO INVITE THE
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  • I'M GOING TO INVITE THECLEANING CREW, THE PARKING
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  • CLEANING CREW, THE PARKINGLOT ATTENDANTS, THE WEEKEND
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  • LOT ATTENDANTS, THE WEEKENDVOLUNTEERS."
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  • VOLUNTEERS."THAT'S A TEST.
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  • THAT'S A TEST.THEY DID YOU WRONG, NOW
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  • THEY DID YOU WRONG, NOWHERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BE
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  • HERE'S YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO BEGOOD TO SOMEONE THAT WASN'T
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  • GOOD TO SOMEONE THAT WASN'TGOOD TO YOU.
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  • GOOD TO YOU.IF YOU LEAVE THEM OUT, IT'S
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  • IF YOU LEAVE THEM OUT, IT'SNOT HURTING THEM, IT'S
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  • NOT HURTING THEM, IT'SHURTING YOU.
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  • HURTING YOU.BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES IS A
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  • BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES IS ATEST OF YOUR CHARACTER.
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  • TEST OF YOUR CHARACTER.THEY DON'T NEED YOUR
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  • THEY DON'T NEED YOURBLESSING.
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  • BLESSING.GOD COULD HAVE SOMEBODY ELSE
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  • GOD COULD HAVE SOMEBODY ELSEDO IT, BUT WHEN YOU PROVE TO
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  • DO IT, BUT WHEN YOU PROVE TOGOD THAT YOU'RE NOT BITTER,
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  • GOD THAT YOU'RE NOT BITTER,YOU'RE NOT VINDICTIVE, YOU'RE
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  • YOU'RE NOT VINDICTIVE, YOU'RENOT HOLDING A GRUDGE, YOU'RE
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  • NOT HOLDING A GRUDGE, YOU'REBIG ENOUGH TO SWALLOW YOUR
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  • BIG ENOUGH TO SWALLOW YOURPRIDE AND BLESS THEM, THEN
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  • PRIDE AND BLESS THEM, THENGOD KNOWS YOU'RE READY TO BE
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  • GOD KNOWS YOU'RE READY TO BEPROMOTED.
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  • PROMOTED.BUT THE REASON GOD CAN'T
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  • BUT THE REASON GOD CAN'TPROMOTE SOME PEOPLE IS THEY
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  • PROMOTE SOME PEOPLE IS THEYWOULD USE THAT POWER TO GET
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  • WOULD USE THAT POWER TO GETEVEN.
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  • EVEN.THEY WOULD FIRE THE 6 PEOPLE
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  • THEY WOULD FIRE THE 6 PEOPLETHAT DID THEM WRONG, DEMOTE
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  • THAT DID THEM WRONG, DEMOTETHE 12 PEOPLE THAT TALKED
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  • THE 12 PEOPLE THAT TALKEDABOUT THEM, DRIVE BY THEIR
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  • ABOUT THEM, DRIVE BY THEIRENEMY'S HOUSE EVERY NIGHT IN
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  • ENEMY'S HOUSE EVERY NIGHT INTHEIR NEW CAR, "LOOK AT ME
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  • THEIR NEW CAR, "LOOK AT MENOW."
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  • NOW."NO, GOD IS NOT GOING TO
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  • NO, GOD IS NOT GOING TOPROMOTE US TO PAY SOMEBODY
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  • PROMOTE US TO PAY SOMEBODYBACK.
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  • BACK.THE SOONER YOU LEARN TO BLESS
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  • THE SOONER YOU LEARN TO BLESSYOUR ENEMIES, TO BE GOOD TO
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  • YOUR ENEMIES, TO BE GOOD TOTHOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOU
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  • THOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOUWRONG, THE BETTER OFF YOU'RE
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  • WRONG, THE BETTER OFF YOU'REGOING TO BE, AND SOMETIMES,
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  • GOING TO BE, AND SOMETIMES,THE WAY YOU BLESS YOUR ENEMY
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  • THE WAY YOU BLESS YOUR ENEMYIS BY NOT TALKING BAD ABOUT
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  • IS BY NOT TALKING BAD ABOUTTHEM.
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  • THEM.THEY MAY NOT EVEN BE IN YOUR
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  • THEY MAY NOT EVEN BE IN YOURLIFE.
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  • LIFE.THEY'VE DONE THE DAMAGE AND
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  • THEY'VE DONE THE DAMAGE ANDMOVED ON, THEY'RE IN A
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  • MOVED ON, THEY'RE IN ADIFFERENT CHAPTER.
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  • DIFFERENT CHAPTER.YOU COULD BRING UP ALL THE
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  • YOU COULD BRING UP ALL THENEGATIVE, TARNISH THEIR
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  • NEGATIVE, TARNISH THEIRREPUTATION, TELL YOUR FRIENDS
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  • REPUTATION, TELL YOUR FRIENDSHOW THEY HAVE NO CHARACTER.
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  • HOW THEY HAVE NO CHARACTER.THEY'RE DISHONEST, THEY
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  • THEY'RE DISHONEST, THEYPLAYED AROUND.
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  • PLAYED AROUND.INSTEAD, YOU ZIP IT UP, YOU
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  • INSTEAD, YOU ZIP IT UP, YOUCOVER FOR THEM, YOU PROTECT
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  • COVER FOR THEM, YOU PROTECTTHEIR REPUTATION, YOU JUST
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  • THEIR REPUTATION, YOU JUSTBLESSED YOUR ENEMY.
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  • BLESSED YOUR ENEMY.YOU JUST SHOWED GOD YOU'RE
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  • YOU JUST SHOWED GOD YOU'REREADY TO GO HIGHER.
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  • READY TO GO HIGHER.THERE'S AN ORGANIZATION THAT
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  • THERE'S AN ORGANIZATION THATHOLDS LARGE CONFERENCES AND
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  • HOLDS LARGE CONFERENCES ANDTRAINING SEMINARS FOR LEADERS
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  • TRAINING SEMINARS FOR LEADERSAND PASTORS, AND A FEW YEARS
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  • AND PASTORS, AND A FEW YEARSAGO, WHEN I CAME ALONG,
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  • AGO, WHEN I CAME ALONG,STARTED DOING THE NIGHTS OF
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  • STARTED DOING THE NIGHTS OFHOPE AND HAVING BIG EVENTS,
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  • HOPE AND HAVING BIG EVENTS,THEY DIDN'T LIKE IT.
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  • THEY DIDN'T LIKE IT.THEY THOUGHT I WAS TAKING
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  • THEY THOUGHT I WAS TAKINGSOME OF THEIR AUDIENCE.
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  • SOME OF THEIR AUDIENCE.THEY STARTED TRYING TO
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  • THEY STARTED TRYING TODISCREDIT ME AND SAYING
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  • DISCREDIT ME AND SAYINGTHINGS THAT WEREN'T TRUE.
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  • THINGS THAT WEREN'T TRUE.I DIDN'T KNOW ANY OF THEM AND
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  • I DIDN'T KNOW ANY OF THEM ANDREALLY DIDN'T EVEN PAY
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  • REALLY DIDN'T EVEN PAYATTENTION TO THEM, BUT A
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  • ATTENTION TO THEM, BUT ACOUPLE YEARS AGO, THEY WANTED
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  • COUPLE YEARS AGO, THEY WANTEDTHIS MAN TO COME SPEAK AT ONE
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  • THIS MAN TO COME SPEAK AT ONEOF THEIR BIG CONFERENCES.
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  • OF THEIR BIG CONFERENCES.HE'S AN INFLUENTIAL MAN, IT
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  • HE'S AN INFLUENTIAL MAN, ITWOULD BE A BIG BOOST TO THEIR
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  • WOULD BE A BIG BOOST TO THEIRATTENDANCE, BUT HE TOLD THEM
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  • ATTENDANCE, BUT HE TOLD THEMTHAT HE WAS MY FRIEND AND HE
  • 00:05:20.543 --> 00:05:22.311
  • THAT HE WAS MY FRIEND AND HEWOULD HAVE TO CHECK WITH ME
  • 00:05:22.311 --> 00:05:23.646
  • WOULD HAVE TO CHECK WITH METO SEE IF I WOULD RECOMMEND
  • 00:05:23.646 --> 00:05:24.781
  • TO SEE IF I WOULD RECOMMENDHIM COMING.
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  • HIM COMING.WELL, I WAS THE LAST PERSON
  • 00:05:26.682 --> 00:05:27.450
  • WELL, I WAS THE LAST PERSONTHEY WANTED HIM TO CHECK
  • 00:05:27.450 --> 00:05:28.418
  • THEY WANTED HIM TO CHECKWITH.
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  • WITH.THEY KNEW THEY HAD BEEN VOCAL
  • 00:05:29.819 --> 00:05:31.854
  • THEY KNEW THEY HAD BEEN VOCALAGAINST ME AND SAID THINGS
  • 00:05:31.854 --> 00:05:33.022
  • AGAINST ME AND SAID THINGSTHAT PUT ME IN A NEGATIVE
  • 00:05:33.022 --> 00:05:33.956
  • THAT PUT ME IN A NEGATIVELIGHT.
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  • LIGHT.YOU CAN SAY THINGS THAT ARE
  • 00:05:35.525 --> 00:05:37.293
  • YOU CAN SAY THINGS THAT ARETRUE, BUT IF YOU DON'T PUT IT
  • 00:05:37.293 --> 00:05:38.995
  • TRUE, BUT IF YOU DON'T PUT ITIN THE RIGHT CONTEXT, IF YOU
  • 00:05:38.995 --> 00:05:40.730
  • IN THE RIGHT CONTEXT, IF YOUDON'T TELL THE WHOLE STORY,
  • 00:05:40.730 --> 00:05:42.365
  • DON'T TELL THE WHOLE STORY,THEN TECHNICALLY IT MAY BE
  • 00:05:42.365 --> 00:05:43.499
  • THEN TECHNICALLY IT MAY BECORRECT, BUT IT'S NOT BEING
  • 00:05:43.499 --> 00:05:44.434
  • CORRECT, BUT IT'S NOT BEINGHONEST.
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  • HONEST.THAT'S WHAT THEY HAD DONE TO
  • 00:05:45.201 --> 00:05:46.469
  • THAT'S WHAT THEY HAD DONE TOME, AND THE MAN CALLED AND
  • 00:05:46.469 --> 00:05:48.538
  • ME, AND THE MAN CALLED ANDASKED ME IF I THOUGHT THAT HE
  • 00:05:48.538 --> 00:05:49.772
  • ASKED ME IF I THOUGHT THAT HESHOULD DO IT.
  • 00:05:49.772 --> 00:05:51.140
  • SHOULD DO IT.MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS, "LORD,
  • 00:05:51.140 --> 00:05:52.308
  • MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS, "LORD,YOU ARE GOOD.
  • 00:05:52.308 --> 00:05:54.877
  • YOU ARE GOOD.NOW, I CAN SHOW THEM HOW IT
  • 00:05:54.877 --> 00:05:57.246
  • NOW, I CAN SHOW THEM HOW ITFEELS TO HAVE SOMEBODY TRYING
  • 00:05:57.246 --> 00:05:58.548
  • FEELS TO HAVE SOMEBODY TRYINGTO DISRESPECT THEM, TO MAKE
  • 00:05:58.548 --> 00:05:59.749
  • TO DISRESPECT THEM, TO MAKETHEM LOOK BAD."
  • 00:05:59.749 --> 00:06:01.651
  • THEM LOOK BAD."BUT DEEP DOWN, I COULD HEAR
  • 00:06:01.651 --> 00:06:02.985
  • BUT DEEP DOWN, I COULD HEARTHE STILL, SMALL VOICE
  • 00:06:02.985 --> 00:06:04.787
  • THE STILL, SMALL VOICESAYING, "JOEL, BE THE BIGGER
  • 00:06:04.787 --> 00:06:05.922
  • SAYING, "JOEL, BE THE BIGGERPERSON.
  • 00:06:05.922 --> 00:06:07.023
  • PERSON.BLESS YOUR ENEMIES.
  • 00:06:07.023 --> 00:06:08.558
  • BLESS YOUR ENEMIES.BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVE
  • 00:06:08.558 --> 00:06:10.359
  • BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVEDONE YOU WRONG."
  • 00:06:10.359 --> 00:06:12.061
  • DONE YOU WRONG."I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE IT, THEY
  • 00:06:12.061 --> 00:06:13.763
  • I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE IT, THEYDIDN'T DESERVE IT, BUT BOTTOM
  • 00:06:13.763 --> 00:06:15.231
  • DIDN'T DESERVE IT, BUT BOTTOMLINE IS THEY HAVE A GOOD
  • 00:06:15.231 --> 00:06:16.432
  • LINE IS THEY HAVE A GOODORGANIZATION.
  • 00:06:16.432 --> 00:06:18.167
  • ORGANIZATION.SO, I SWALLOWED MY PRIDE AND
  • 00:06:18.167 --> 00:06:19.902
  • SO, I SWALLOWED MY PRIDE ANDPUT IN A GOOD WORD FOR THEM,
  • 00:06:19.902 --> 00:06:20.870
  • PUT IN A GOOD WORD FOR THEM,DIDN'T BRING UP ANY OF THE
  • 00:06:20.870 --> 00:06:21.971
  • DIDN'T BRING UP ANY OF THENEGATIVE.
  • 00:06:21.971 --> 00:06:23.639
  • NEGATIVE.WHEN THE MAN TOLD THEM THAT I
  • 00:06:23.639 --> 00:06:25.875
  • WHEN THE MAN TOLD THEM THAT IRECOMMENDED HIM TO ATTEND,
  • 00:06:25.875 --> 00:06:28.077
  • RECOMMENDED HIM TO ATTEND,THEY NEARLY PASSED OUT.
  • 00:06:28.077 --> 00:06:29.278
  • THEY NEARLY PASSED OUT.A COUPLE OF MONTHS LATER, I
  • 00:06:29.278 --> 00:06:30.646
  • A COUPLE OF MONTHS LATER, IRECEIVED A LETTER FROM THE
  • 00:06:30.646 --> 00:06:32.648
  • RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THEHEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION.
  • 00:06:32.648 --> 00:06:33.983
  • HEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION.HE SAID, "JOEL, WE WANT TO
  • 00:06:33.983 --> 00:06:35.318
  • HE SAID, "JOEL, WE WANT TOAPOLOGIZE.
  • 00:06:35.318 --> 00:06:36.686
  • APOLOGIZE.WE WERE JEALOUS.
  • 00:06:36.686 --> 00:06:37.887
  • WE WERE JEALOUS.WE KNEW WE SAID THINGS ABOUT
  • 00:06:37.887 --> 00:06:39.155
  • WE KNEW WE SAID THINGS ABOUTYOU THAT WEREN'T TRUE.
  • 00:06:39.155 --> 00:06:40.556
  • YOU THAT WEREN'T TRUE.WE CAN SEE YOU'RE THE BIGGER
  • 00:06:40.556 --> 00:06:42.592
  • WE CAN SEE YOU'RE THE BIGGERPERSON."
  • 00:06:42.592 --> 00:06:44.560
  • PERSON."PROVERBS SAYS, "IF YOUR ENEMY
  • 00:06:44.560 --> 00:06:46.262
  • PROVERBS SAYS, "IF YOUR ENEMYIS HUNGRY, GIVE HIM FOOD TO
  • 00:06:46.262 --> 00:06:47.129
  • IS HUNGRY, GIVE HIM FOOD TOEAT.
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  • EAT.IF HE'S THIRSTY, GIVE HIM
  • 00:06:48.965 --> 00:06:50.433
  • IF HE'S THIRSTY, GIVE HIMWATER TO DRINK.
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  • WATER TO DRINK.IN DOING THIS, YOU WILL HEAP
  • 00:06:52.335 --> 00:06:54.403
  • IN DOING THIS, YOU WILL HEAPCOALS OF FIRE ON HIS HEAD,
  • 00:06:54.403 --> 00:06:55.805
  • COALS OF FIRE ON HIS HEAD,AND THE LORD WILL REWARD
  • 00:06:55.805 --> 00:06:57.540
  • AND THE LORD WILL REWARDYOU."
  • 00:06:57.540 --> 00:06:59.242
  • YOU."WHEN YOU DO GOOD TO THOSE
  • 00:06:59.242 --> 00:07:01.077
  • WHEN YOU DO GOOD TO THOSETHAT HAVE DONE YOU WRONG, IT
  • 00:07:01.077 --> 00:07:02.178
  • THAT HAVE DONE YOU WRONG, ITMAY FEEL LIKE YOU'RE BEING
  • 00:07:02.178 --> 00:07:03.613
  • MAY FEEL LIKE YOU'RE BEINGWEAK, YOU'RE LETTING THEM
  • 00:07:03.613 --> 00:07:05.081
  • WEAK, YOU'RE LETTING THEMTAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU.
  • 00:07:05.081 --> 00:07:06.649
  • TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU.THE TRUTH IS THAT'S PUTTING
  • 00:07:06.649 --> 00:07:08.885
  • THE TRUTH IS THAT'S PUTTINGCOALS ON THEIR HEAD, AND THAT
  • 00:07:08.885 --> 00:07:09.886
  • COALS ON THEIR HEAD, AND THATDOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE GOING TO
  • 00:07:09.886 --> 00:07:12.188
  • DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE GOING TOBURN UP, IT MEANS--SOME OF
  • 00:07:12.188 --> 00:07:13.055
  • BURN UP, IT MEANS--SOME OFYOU ARE THINKING, "I KNOW
  • 00:07:13.055 --> 00:07:13.956
  • YOU ARE THINKING, "I KNOWWHAT TO DO NOW."
  • 00:07:13.956 --> 00:07:16.993
  • WHAT TO DO NOW."IT MEANS--IT MEANS THAT IS
  • 00:07:16.993 --> 00:07:18.628
  • IT MEANS--IT MEANS THAT ISMORE EFFECTIVE THAN TRYING TO
  • 00:07:18.628 --> 00:07:20.530
  • MORE EFFECTIVE THAN TRYING TOPAY PEOPLE BACK.
  • 00:07:20.530 --> 00:07:22.131
  • PAY PEOPLE BACK.MY BROTHER PAUL WAS OVERSEAS
  • 00:07:22.131 --> 00:07:24.033
  • MY BROTHER PAUL WAS OVERSEASEARLIER THIS YEAR, OPERATING
  • 00:07:24.033 --> 00:07:25.434
  • EARLIER THIS YEAR, OPERATINGON PEOPLE THAT HAD BEEN
  • 00:07:25.434 --> 00:07:27.236
  • ON PEOPLE THAT HAD BEENINJURED IN THE WAR.
  • 00:07:27.236 --> 00:07:28.938
  • INJURED IN THE WAR.THERE'S A GROUP TRYING TO
  • 00:07:28.938 --> 00:07:30.773
  • THERE'S A GROUP TRYING TOHARM INNOCENT PEOPLE, DOING
  • 00:07:30.773 --> 00:07:32.508
  • HARM INNOCENT PEOPLE, DOINGSO MUCH DAMAGE AND CAUSING SO
  • 00:07:32.508 --> 00:07:34.410
  • SO MUCH DAMAGE AND CAUSING SOMUCH HEARTACHE, AND PAUL
  • 00:07:34.410 --> 00:07:35.778
  • MUCH HEARTACHE, AND PAULDIDN'T JUST OPERATE ON THE
  • 00:07:35.778 --> 00:07:37.747
  • DIDN'T JUST OPERATE ON THEINNOCENT PEOPLE, THEY WOULD
  • 00:07:37.747 --> 00:07:39.148
  • INNOCENT PEOPLE, THEY WOULDBRING SOLDIERS IN FROM THE
  • 00:07:39.148 --> 00:07:41.384
  • BRING SOLDIERS IN FROM THEOTHER SIDE, THE ONES CAUSING
  • 00:07:41.384 --> 00:07:42.785
  • OTHER SIDE, THE ONES CAUSINGALL THE TROUBLE.
  • 00:07:42.785 --> 00:07:44.387
  • ALL THE TROUBLE.AFTER AN OPERATION, TWO OF
  • 00:07:44.387 --> 00:07:45.922
  • AFTER AN OPERATION, TWO OFTHESE MEN WERE TALKING.
  • 00:07:45.922 --> 00:07:46.956
  • THESE MEN WERE TALKING.THEY DIDN'T KNOW PAUL WAS
  • 00:07:46.956 --> 00:07:48.124
  • THEY DIDN'T KNOW PAUL WASAROUND THE CORNER WITH AN
  • 00:07:48.124 --> 00:07:49.458
  • AROUND THE CORNER WITH ANINTERPRETER.
  • 00:07:49.458 --> 00:07:51.227
  • INTERPRETER.ONE SAID TO THE OTHER, "WHY
  • 00:07:51.227 --> 00:07:52.361
  • ONE SAID TO THE OTHER, "WHYARE WE TRYING TO KILL THESE
  • 00:07:52.361 --> 00:07:53.195
  • ARE WE TRYING TO KILL THESEPEOPLE?
  • 00:07:53.195 --> 00:07:54.530
  • PEOPLE?THEY LOVE US.
  • 00:07:54.530 --> 00:07:56.165
  • THEY LOVE US.THEY TREAT US WITH RESPECT
  • 00:07:56.165 --> 00:07:57.800
  • THEY TREAT US WITH RESPECTAND KINDNESS."
  • 00:07:57.800 --> 00:07:59.468
  • AND KINDNESS."WHAT THEY FELT THAT DAY WAS
  • 00:07:59.468 --> 00:08:01.037
  • WHAT THEY FELT THAT DAY WASMORE POWERFUL THAN ANY
  • 00:08:01.037 --> 00:08:03.606
  • MORE POWERFUL THAN ANYMACHINE GUN, ANY EXPLOSIVE.
  • 00:08:03.606 --> 00:08:05.374
  • MACHINE GUN, ANY EXPLOSIVE.LOVE IS THE MOST POWERFUL
  • 00:08:05.374 --> 00:08:07.743
  • LOVE IS THE MOST POWERFULFORCE THAT WE HAVE.
  • 00:08:07.743 --> 00:08:09.712
  • FORCE THAT WE HAVE.WILL YOU BE GOOD TO SOMEONE
  • 00:08:09.712 --> 00:08:11.347
  • WILL YOU BE GOOD TO SOMEONETHAT'S DONE YOU HARM?
  • 00:08:11.347 --> 00:08:12.682
  • THAT'S DONE YOU HARM?WILL YOU LET GO OF THE ANGER,
  • 00:08:12.682 --> 00:08:13.416
  • WILL YOU LET GO OF THE ANGER,THE BITTERNESS, THE
  • 00:08:13.416 --> 00:08:15.117
  • THE BITTERNESS, THERESENTMENT, AND GIVE YOUR
  • 00:08:15.117 --> 00:08:17.887
  • RESENTMENT, AND GIVE YOURENEMY FOOD WHEN HE'S HUNGRY?
  • 00:08:17.887 --> 00:08:19.455
  • ENEMY FOOD WHEN HE'S HUNGRY?WHEN YOU'RE MERCIFUL, YOU'RE
  • 00:08:19.455 --> 00:08:21.991
  • WHEN YOU'RE MERCIFUL, YOU'RENOT LESSENING WHAT THEY DID.
  • 00:08:21.991 --> 00:08:23.326
  • NOT LESSENING WHAT THEY DID.THEY MAY HAVE HURT YOU, IT
  • 00:08:23.326 --> 00:08:24.160
  • THEY MAY HAVE HURT YOU, ITWASN'T RIGHT.
  • 00:08:24.160 --> 00:08:25.494
  • WASN'T RIGHT.YOU'RE NOT EXCUSING THEIR
  • 00:08:25.494 --> 00:08:27.229
  • YOU'RE NOT EXCUSING THEIRACTIONS, BUT WHEN YOU'RE THE
  • 00:08:27.229 --> 00:08:29.098
  • ACTIONS, BUT WHEN YOU'RE THEBIGGER PERSON, WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:08:29.098 --> 00:08:30.633
  • BIGGER PERSON, WHEN YOU'REKIND EVEN THOUGH THEY DON'T
  • 00:08:30.633 --> 00:08:32.501
  • KIND EVEN THOUGH THEY DON'TDESERVE IT, NOT ONLY DOES
  • 00:08:32.501 --> 00:08:33.803
  • DESERVE IT, NOT ONLY DOESTHAT HAVE A GREAT IMPACT ON
  • 00:08:33.803 --> 00:08:36.272
  • THAT HAVE A GREAT IMPACT ONTHEM, BUT THAT FREES YOU TO
  • 00:08:36.272 --> 00:08:38.407
  • THEM, BUT THAT FREES YOU TOGO TO A HIGHER LEVEL.
  • 00:08:38.407 --> 00:08:39.675
  • GO TO A HIGHER LEVEL.THIS IS WHAT JOSEPH DID IN
  • 00:08:39.675 --> 00:08:40.910
  • THIS IS WHAT JOSEPH DID INTHE SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:08:40.910 --> 00:08:42.244
  • THE SCRIPTURE.HIS BROTHERS WERE SO JEALOUS
  • 00:08:42.244 --> 00:08:44.146
  • HIS BROTHERS WERE SO JEALOUSOF HIM, THEY THREW HIM INTO A
  • 00:08:44.146 --> 00:08:45.348
  • OF HIM, THEY THREW HIM INTO APIT.
  • 00:08:45.348 --> 00:08:46.315
  • PIT.THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIM
  • 00:08:46.315 --> 00:08:47.717
  • THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIMTHERE TO DIE, BUT THIS
  • 00:08:47.717 --> 00:08:49.619
  • THERE TO DIE, BUT THISCARAVAN OF ISHMAELITES CAME
  • 00:08:49.619 --> 00:08:52.021
  • CARAVAN OF ISHMAELITES CAMEBY, AND THEY SOLD JOSEPH AS A
  • 00:08:52.021 --> 00:08:53.489
  • BY, AND THEY SOLD JOSEPH AS ASLAVE TO A MAN NAMED
  • 00:08:53.489 --> 00:08:54.790
  • SLAVE TO A MAN NAMEDPOTIPHAR.
  • 00:08:54.790 --> 00:08:56.158
  • POTIPHAR.JOSEPH'S WHOLE WORLD WAS
  • 00:08:56.158 --> 00:08:57.627
  • JOSEPH'S WHOLE WORLD WASTURNED UPSIDE DOWN.
  • 00:08:57.627 --> 00:08:59.662
  • TURNED UPSIDE DOWN.HIS DREAMS, HIS GOALS, SEEING
  • 00:08:59.662 --> 00:09:00.730
  • HIS DREAMS, HIS GOALS, SEEINGHIS FAMILY, HAVING HIS
  • 00:09:00.730 --> 00:09:02.898
  • HIS FAMILY, HAVING HISFREEDOM, IT WAS ALL BECAUSE
  • 00:09:02.898 --> 00:09:04.233
  • FREEDOM, IT WAS ALL BECAUSEOF HIS BROTHERS.
  • 00:09:04.233 --> 00:09:06.435
  • OF HIS BROTHERS.HE ENDED UP SPENDING YEARS IN
  • 00:09:06.435 --> 00:09:08.004
  • HE ENDED UP SPENDING YEARS INPRISON FOR SOMETHING THAT HE
  • 00:09:08.004 --> 00:09:09.639
  • PRISON FOR SOMETHING THAT HEDIDN'T DO, GOING THROUGH
  • 00:09:09.639 --> 00:09:11.574
  • DIDN'T DO, GOING THROUGHLONELY NIGHTS, TIMES WHERE HE
  • 00:09:11.574 --> 00:09:13.075
  • LONELY NIGHTS, TIMES WHERE HEFELT LIKE GOD HAD FORGOTTEN
  • 00:09:13.075 --> 00:09:14.410
  • FELT LIKE GOD HAD FORGOTTENABOUT HIM.
  • 00:09:14.410 --> 00:09:16.779
  • ABOUT HIM.FINALLY, 13 YEARS LATER,
  • 00:09:16.779 --> 00:09:17.880
  • FINALLY, 13 YEARS LATER,AFTER ALL THE HEARTACHE AND
  • 00:09:17.880 --> 00:09:20.082
  • AFTER ALL THE HEARTACHE ANDPAIN, HE WAS VINDICATED AND
  • 00:09:20.082 --> 00:09:21.884
  • PAIN, HE WAS VINDICATED ANDPUT IN CHARGE OF THE FOOD
  • 00:09:21.884 --> 00:09:23.552
  • PUT IN CHARGE OF THE FOODSUPPLY IN EGYPT.
  • 00:09:23.552 --> 00:09:25.021
  • SUPPLY IN EGYPT.HE WAS SECOND IN COMMAND OF
  • 00:09:25.021 --> 00:09:26.622
  • HE WAS SECOND IN COMMAND OFTHE WHOLE NATION, ONE OF THE
  • 00:09:26.622 --> 00:09:28.357
  • THE WHOLE NATION, ONE OF THEMOST POWERFUL PEOPLE OF THAT
  • 00:09:28.357 --> 00:09:29.458
  • MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE OF THATTIME.
  • 00:09:29.458 --> 00:09:31.127
  • TIME.THERE CAME A GREAT FAMINE IN
  • 00:09:31.127 --> 00:09:32.128
  • THERE CAME A GREAT FAMINE INTHE LAND.
  • 00:09:32.128 --> 00:09:34.063
  • THE LAND.ONE DAY, JOSEPH'S BROTHERS,
  • 00:09:34.063 --> 00:09:35.231
  • ONE DAY, JOSEPH'S BROTHERS,THE SAME ONES THAT THREW HIM
  • 00:09:35.231 --> 00:09:36.866
  • THE SAME ONES THAT THREW HIMINTO THE PIT, SHOWED UP AT
  • 00:09:36.866 --> 00:09:39.402
  • INTO THE PIT, SHOWED UP ATTHE PALACE LOOKING FOR FOOD.
  • 00:09:39.402 --> 00:09:40.236
  • THE PALACE LOOKING FOR FOOD.THEY HAD TRAVELED A GREAT
  • 00:09:40.236 --> 00:09:41.937
  • THEY HAD TRAVELED A GREATDISTANCE FROM A FOREIGN LAND
  • 00:09:41.937 --> 00:09:43.139
  • DISTANCE FROM A FOREIGN LANDAND THEY WERE RIGHT IN FRONT
  • 00:09:43.139 --> 00:09:44.206
  • AND THEY WERE RIGHT IN FRONTOF JOSEPH.
  • 00:09:44.206 --> 00:09:45.841
  • OF JOSEPH.IT HAD BEEN SO LONG, THEY
  • 00:09:45.841 --> 00:09:47.576
  • IT HAD BEEN SO LONG, THEYDIDN'T RECOGNIZE HIM, BUT
  • 00:09:47.576 --> 00:09:49.745
  • DIDN'T RECOGNIZE HIM, BUTJOSEPH KNEW EXACTLY WHO THEY
  • 00:09:49.745 --> 00:09:50.713
  • JOSEPH KNEW EXACTLY WHO THEYWERE.
  • 00:09:50.713 --> 00:09:52.581
  • WERE.THIS WAS HIS BIG CHANCE TO
  • 00:09:52.581 --> 00:09:53.949
  • THIS WAS HIS BIG CHANCE TOGET EVEN.
  • 00:09:53.949 --> 00:09:55.084
  • GET EVEN.AFTER ALL THE YEARS OF
  • 00:09:55.084 --> 00:09:58.087
  • AFTER ALL THE YEARS OFHEARTACHE, PAIN, INJUSTICE,
  • 00:09:58.087 --> 00:09:59.355
  • HEARTACHE, PAIN, INJUSTICE,GOD BROUGHT THE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:09:59.355 --> 00:10:00.923
  • GOD BROUGHT THE PEOPLE THATCAUSED IT RIGHT IN FRONT OF
  • 00:10:00.923 --> 00:10:01.924
  • CAUSED IT RIGHT IN FRONT OFHIM.
  • 00:10:01.924 --> 00:10:03.459
  • HIM.MOST OF US WOULD BE THINKING
  • 00:10:03.459 --> 00:10:05.828
  • MOST OF US WOULD BE THINKINGABOUT PAYBACK, BUT THE REASON
  • 00:10:05.828 --> 00:10:07.963
  • ABOUT PAYBACK, BUT THE REASONGOD COULD PROMOTE JOSEPH, THE
  • 00:10:07.963 --> 00:10:09.632
  • GOD COULD PROMOTE JOSEPH, THEREASON HE COULD GIVE HIM
  • 00:10:09.632 --> 00:10:10.933
  • REASON HE COULD GIVE HIMINCREDIBLE INFLUENCE AND
  • 00:10:10.933 --> 00:10:13.602
  • INCREDIBLE INFLUENCE ANDFAVOR IS GOD KNEW HE COULD
  • 00:10:13.602 --> 00:10:15.671
  • FAVOR IS GOD KNEW HE COULDTRUST JOSEPH TO HANDLE THE
  • 00:10:15.671 --> 00:10:17.640
  • TRUST JOSEPH TO HANDLE THEPOWER CORRECTLY.
  • 00:10:17.640 --> 00:10:19.575
  • POWER CORRECTLY.JOSEPH HAD PROVED HE WOULD DO
  • 00:10:19.575 --> 00:10:21.444
  • JOSEPH HAD PROVED HE WOULD DOTHE RIGHT THING AND BE GOOD
  • 00:10:21.444 --> 00:10:23.045
  • THE RIGHT THING AND BE GOODTO PEOPLE THAT HAD DONE HIM
  • 00:10:23.045 --> 00:10:23.913
  • TO PEOPLE THAT HAD DONE HIMHARM.
  • 00:10:23.913 --> 00:10:24.880
  • HARM.JOSEPH LOOKED AT HIS
  • 00:10:24.880 --> 00:10:25.815
  • JOSEPH LOOKED AT HISBROTHERS.
  • 00:10:25.815 --> 00:10:27.583
  • BROTHERS.INSTEAD OF GETTING REVENGE,
  • 00:10:27.583 --> 00:10:29.318
  • INSTEAD OF GETTING REVENGE,THE SCRIPTURE SAYS HE THREW
  • 00:10:29.318 --> 00:10:30.820
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS HE THREWHIS ARMS AROUND THEM AND
  • 00:10:30.820 --> 00:10:33.389
  • HIS ARMS AROUND THEM ANDWEPT, KISSING AND EMBRACING
  • 00:10:33.389 --> 00:10:34.256
  • WEPT, KISSING AND EMBRACINGTHEM.
  • 00:10:34.256 --> 00:10:35.524
  • THEM.HE INVITED THEM INTO THE
  • 00:10:35.524 --> 00:10:36.792
  • HE INVITED THEM INTO THEPALACE AND SERVED THEM
  • 00:10:36.792 --> 00:10:37.860
  • PALACE AND SERVED THEMDINNER.
  • 00:10:37.860 --> 00:10:39.695
  • DINNER.HE HAD THEM GO HOME AND BRING
  • 00:10:39.695 --> 00:10:41.263
  • HE HAD THEM GO HOME AND BRINGTHEIR FATHER AND THE REST OF
  • 00:10:41.263 --> 00:10:42.732
  • THEIR FATHER AND THE REST OFTHE FAMILY.
  • 00:10:42.732 --> 00:10:44.467
  • THE FAMILY.HE GAVE THEM LAND AND A PLACE
  • 00:10:44.467 --> 00:10:45.735
  • HE GAVE THEM LAND AND A PLACETO LIVE WHERE HE COULD WATCH
  • 00:10:45.735 --> 00:10:47.236
  • TO LIVE WHERE HE COULD WATCHOVER THEM.
  • 00:10:47.236 --> 00:10:49.138
  • OVER THEM.WHEN YOU CAN DO LIKE JOSEPH
  • 00:10:49.138 --> 00:10:50.740
  • WHEN YOU CAN DO LIKE JOSEPHAND BE GOOD TO SOMEONE THAT'S
  • 00:10:50.740 --> 00:10:52.708
  • AND BE GOOD TO SOMEONE THAT'SCAUSED YOU PAIN, WHEN YOU CAN
  • 00:10:52.708 --> 00:10:54.376
  • CAUSED YOU PAIN, WHEN YOU CANEMBRACE SOMEONE THAT'S
  • 00:10:54.376 --> 00:10:56.912
  • EMBRACE SOMEONE THAT'SBETRAYED YOU, SHOW KINDNESS
  • 00:10:56.912 --> 00:10:58.547
  • BETRAYED YOU, SHOW KINDNESSAND RESPECT EVEN THOUGH THEY
  • 00:10:58.547 --> 00:11:00.316
  • AND RESPECT EVEN THOUGH THEYDON'T DESERVE IT, THERE'S NO
  • 00:11:00.316 --> 00:11:02.518
  • DON'T DESERVE IT, THERE'S NOLIMIT TO HOW HIGH GOD WILL
  • 00:11:02.518 --> 00:11:04.587
  • LIMIT TO HOW HIGH GOD WILLTAKE YOU, AND JOSEPH BEING
  • 00:11:04.587 --> 00:11:06.155
  • TAKE YOU, AND JOSEPH BEINGBETRAYED BY HIS BROTHERS,
  • 00:11:06.155 --> 00:11:08.057
  • BETRAYED BY HIS BROTHERS,THAT WAS ALL A PART OF GOD'S
  • 00:11:08.057 --> 00:11:09.225
  • THAT WAS ALL A PART OF GOD'SPLAN.
  • 00:11:09.225 --> 00:11:11.594
  • PLAN.GOD KNEW YEARS DOWN THE ROAD
  • 00:11:11.594 --> 00:11:12.695
  • GOD KNEW YEARS DOWN THE ROADTHERE WAS GOING TO BE A GREAT
  • 00:11:12.695 --> 00:11:13.763
  • THERE WAS GOING TO BE A GREATFAMINE.
  • 00:11:13.763 --> 00:11:14.930
  • FAMINE.HE NEEDED SOMEBODY ON THE
  • 00:11:14.930 --> 00:11:16.899
  • HE NEEDED SOMEBODY ON THEINSIDE OF EGYPT WHERE THE
  • 00:11:16.899 --> 00:11:18.801
  • INSIDE OF EGYPT WHERE THEFOOD WOULD BE STORED SO THE
  • 00:11:18.801 --> 00:11:20.770
  • FOOD WOULD BE STORED SO THEISRAELITES COULD SURVIVE.
  • 00:11:20.770 --> 00:11:22.705
  • ISRAELITES COULD SURVIVE.HE HAD TO FIND SOMEBODY THAT
  • 00:11:22.705 --> 00:11:25.040
  • HE HAD TO FIND SOMEBODY THATCOULD HANDLE BEING MISTREATED
  • 00:11:25.040 --> 00:11:27.243
  • COULD HANDLE BEING MISTREATEDAND BETRAYED WITHOUT BEING
  • 00:11:27.243 --> 00:11:28.878
  • AND BETRAYED WITHOUT BEINGVINDICTIVE.
  • 00:11:28.878 --> 00:11:30.312
  • VINDICTIVE.IF JOSEPH WOULD'VE TRIED TO
  • 00:11:30.312 --> 00:11:32.248
  • IF JOSEPH WOULD'VE TRIED TOGET EVEN, PUT HIS BROTHERS IN
  • 00:11:32.248 --> 00:11:34.683
  • GET EVEN, PUT HIS BROTHERS INPRISON, THEN THE ISRAELITES
  • 00:11:34.683 --> 00:11:35.985
  • PRISON, THEN THE ISRAELITESCOULD'VE PERISHED DURING THE
  • 00:11:35.985 --> 00:11:37.086
  • COULD'VE PERISHED DURING THEFAMINE.
  • 00:11:37.086 --> 00:11:38.754
  • FAMINE.EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS IS A
  • 00:11:38.754 --> 00:11:40.556
  • EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS IS APART OF GOD'S PLAN.
  • 00:11:40.556 --> 00:11:42.691
  • PART OF GOD'S PLAN.WE CAN'T SEE IT AT THE TIME.
  • 00:11:42.691 --> 00:11:43.959
  • WE CAN'T SEE IT AT THE TIME.HAVING A FAMILY MEMBER BETRAY
  • 00:11:43.959 --> 00:11:45.861
  • HAVING A FAMILY MEMBER BETRAYYOU, THAT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE.
  • 00:11:45.861 --> 00:11:47.763
  • YOU, THAT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE.A FRIEND WALK AWAY, DON'T BE
  • 00:11:47.763 --> 00:11:49.965
  • A FRIEND WALK AWAY, DON'T BEBITTER, DON'T HOLD A GRUDGE,
  • 00:11:49.965 --> 00:11:51.634
  • BITTER, DON'T HOLD A GRUDGE,BE A JOSEPH.
  • 00:11:51.634 --> 00:11:53.169
  • BE A JOSEPH.BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVE
  • 00:11:53.169 --> 00:11:54.236
  • BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVEDONE YOU WRONG.
  • 00:11:54.236 --> 00:11:56.005
  • DONE YOU WRONG.LET GOD TAKE CARE OF THE
  • 00:11:56.005 --> 00:11:57.773
  • LET GOD TAKE CARE OF THEPEOPLE THAT HAVE HURT YOU.
  • 00:11:57.773 --> 00:11:58.808
  • PEOPLE THAT HAVE HURT YOU.YOU DON'T HAVE TO PAY THEM
  • 00:11:58.808 --> 00:11:59.542
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO PAY THEMBACK.
  • 00:11:59.542 --> 00:12:00.843
  • BACK.YOU'RE NOT THE JUDGE, YOU'RE
  • 00:12:00.843 --> 00:12:01.777
  • YOU'RE NOT THE JUDGE, YOU'RENOT THE JURY.
  • 00:12:01.777 --> 00:12:04.113
  • NOT THE JURY.LEAVE IT IN GOD'S HANDS.
  • 00:12:04.113 --> 00:12:05.481
  • LEAVE IT IN GOD'S HANDS.YEARS AGO, THERE WAS A PASTOR
  • 00:12:05.481 --> 00:12:06.982
  • YEARS AGO, THERE WAS A PASTORIN ANOTHER STATE.
  • 00:12:06.982 --> 00:12:07.983
  • IN ANOTHER STATE.WE HAD BEEN FRIENDS WITH HIM
  • 00:12:07.983 --> 00:12:09.718
  • WE HAD BEEN FRIENDS WITH HIMOUR WHOLE LIFE, BUT THERE WAS
  • 00:12:09.718 --> 00:12:12.221
  • OUR WHOLE LIFE, BUT THERE WASTHIS POLITICAL ISSUE THAT HE
  • 00:12:12.221 --> 00:12:13.522
  • THIS POLITICAL ISSUE THAT HEFELT STRONGLY ABOUT, IT WAS
  • 00:12:13.522 --> 00:12:14.723
  • FELT STRONGLY ABOUT, IT WASHIS NEW MISSION.
  • 00:12:14.723 --> 00:12:15.858
  • HIS NEW MISSION.HE WANTED ME TO GET ON BOARD
  • 00:12:15.858 --> 00:12:17.493
  • HE WANTED ME TO GET ON BOARDAND HELP HIM.
  • 00:12:17.493 --> 00:12:19.495
  • AND HELP HIM.WELL, MY PLATE WAS FULL DOING
  • 00:12:19.495 --> 00:12:21.363
  • WELL, MY PLATE WAS FULL DOINGWHAT GOD'S CALLED ME TO DO,
  • 00:12:21.363 --> 00:12:23.032
  • WHAT GOD'S CALLED ME TO DO,BUT HE DIDN'T UNDERSTAND IT.
  • 00:12:23.032 --> 00:12:24.967
  • BUT HE DIDN'T UNDERSTAND IT.HE GOT SO UPSET WITH ME.
  • 00:12:24.967 --> 00:12:26.168
  • HE GOT SO UPSET WITH ME.THEY INTERVIEWED HIM IN HIS
  • 00:12:26.168 --> 00:12:27.603
  • THEY INTERVIEWED HIM IN HISPAPER BACK AT HOME, AND HE
  • 00:12:27.603 --> 00:12:29.104
  • PAPER BACK AT HOME, AND HESPENT HALF THE TIME TALKING
  • 00:12:29.104 --> 00:12:31.173
  • SPENT HALF THE TIME TALKINGABOUT HOW I WOULDN'T HELP HIM
  • 00:12:31.173 --> 00:12:32.274
  • ABOUT HOW I WOULDN'T HELP HIMAND I WOULDN'T BE INVOLVED,
  • 00:12:32.274 --> 00:12:33.676
  • AND I WOULDN'T BE INVOLVED,ON AND ON.
  • 00:12:33.676 --> 00:12:35.544
  • ON AND ON.IT'S ONE THING TO DISAGREE,
  • 00:12:35.544 --> 00:12:37.379
  • IT'S ONE THING TO DISAGREE,BUT ANOTHER TO START BLASTING
  • 00:12:37.379 --> 00:12:38.981
  • BUT ANOTHER TO START BLASTINGSOMEBODY IN PUBLIC,
  • 00:12:38.981 --> 00:12:40.082
  • SOMEBODY IN PUBLIC,ESPECIALLY SOMEBODY THAT'S
  • 00:12:40.082 --> 00:12:42.151
  • ESPECIALLY SOMEBODY THAT'SBEEN YOUR FRIEND FOR YEARS,
  • 00:12:42.151 --> 00:12:42.985
  • BEEN YOUR FRIEND FOR YEARS,AND OF COURSE, I WANTED TO
  • 00:12:42.985 --> 00:12:44.286
  • AND OF COURSE, I WANTED TORESPOND, SET THE RECORD
  • 00:12:44.286 --> 00:12:44.954
  • RESPOND, SET THE RECORDSTRAIGHT.
  • 00:12:44.954 --> 00:12:46.689
  • STRAIGHT.I'VE LEARNED IT'S BETTER TO
  • 00:12:46.689 --> 00:12:48.657
  • I'VE LEARNED IT'S BETTER TOLET GOD FIGHT YOUR BATTLES,
  • 00:12:48.657 --> 00:12:51.293
  • LET GOD FIGHT YOUR BATTLES,LET GOD BE YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:12:51.293 --> 00:12:52.928
  • LET GOD BE YOUR VINDICATOR.A COUPLE OF YEARS LATER, ONE
  • 00:12:52.928 --> 00:12:54.463
  • A COUPLE OF YEARS LATER, ONEOF HIS STAFF MEMBERS SENT A
  • 00:12:54.463 --> 00:12:56.799
  • OF HIS STAFF MEMBERS SENT AREQUEST ASKING ME TO MAKE A
  • 00:12:56.799 --> 00:12:58.734
  • REQUEST ASKING ME TO MAKE AVIDEO FOR HIS 25TH
  • 00:12:58.734 --> 00:13:00.469
  • VIDEO FOR HIS 25THANNIVERSARY OF BEING AT HIS
  • 00:13:00.469 --> 00:13:01.704
  • ANNIVERSARY OF BEING AT HISCHURCH.
  • 00:13:01.704 --> 00:13:03.038
  • CHURCH.IT WAS A SURPRISE.
  • 00:13:03.038 --> 00:13:04.273
  • IT WAS A SURPRISE.THEY WERE GOING TO PLAY IT IN
  • 00:13:04.273 --> 00:13:04.773
  • THEY WERE GOING TO PLAY IT INFRONT OF THE WHOLE
  • 00:13:04.773 --> 00:13:06.075
  • FRONT OF THE WHOLECONGREGATION.
  • 00:13:06.075 --> 00:13:07.843
  • CONGREGATION.THIS STAFF MEMBER OBVIOUSLY
  • 00:13:07.843 --> 00:13:09.545
  • THIS STAFF MEMBER OBVIOUSLYDIDN'T KNOW THAT THE MAN HAD
  • 00:13:09.545 --> 00:13:10.713
  • DIDN'T KNOW THAT THE MAN HADMADE ALL THESE NEGATIVE
  • 00:13:10.713 --> 00:13:12.114
  • MADE ALL THESE NEGATIVECOMMENTS ABOUT ME.
  • 00:13:12.114 --> 00:13:13.816
  • COMMENTS ABOUT ME.MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS, "YES, I
  • 00:13:13.816 --> 00:13:16.085
  • MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS, "YES, IWOULD LOVE TO MAKE A VIDEO.
  • 00:13:16.085 --> 00:13:17.052
  • WOULD LOVE TO MAKE A VIDEO.I HAVE A LOT TO SAY ABOUT
  • 00:13:17.052 --> 00:13:19.021
  • I HAVE A LOT TO SAY ABOUTHIM, ESPECIALLY IN FRONT OF
  • 00:13:19.021 --> 00:13:20.723
  • HIM, ESPECIALLY IN FRONT OFHIS CONGREGATION."
  • 00:13:20.723 --> 00:13:21.557
  • HIS CONGREGATION."BUT SERIOUSLY, I THOUGHT,
  • 00:13:21.557 --> 00:13:23.459
  • BUT SERIOUSLY, I THOUGHT,"GOD, MAKING A VIDEO, THAT'S
  • 00:13:23.459 --> 00:13:24.894
  • "GOD, MAKING A VIDEO, THAT'STOO MUCH.
  • 00:13:24.894 --> 00:13:26.896
  • TOO MUCH.I'LL BLESS HIM IN PRIVATE,
  • 00:13:26.896 --> 00:13:28.364
  • I'LL BLESS HIM IN PRIVATE,BUT NOT IN PUBLIC.
  • 00:13:28.364 --> 00:13:29.565
  • BUT NOT IN PUBLIC.GOD, YOU DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING
  • 00:13:29.565 --> 00:13:30.733
  • GOD, YOU DIDN'T SAY ANYTHINGIN THE SCRIPTURE ABOUT HAVING
  • 00:13:30.733 --> 00:13:31.533
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE ABOUT HAVINGTO DO IT IN FRONT OF
  • 00:13:31.533 --> 00:13:32.167
  • TO DO IT IN FRONT OFPEOPLE."
  • 00:13:32.167 --> 00:13:33.969
  • PEOPLE."HE DIDN'T DESERVE IT.
  • 00:13:33.969 --> 00:13:35.237
  • HE DIDN'T DESERVE IT.HE HAD TRIED TO MAKE ME LOOK
  • 00:13:35.237 --> 00:13:36.405
  • HE HAD TRIED TO MAKE ME LOOKBAD.
  • 00:13:36.405 --> 00:13:38.073
  • BAD.NOW, THEY WANTED ME TO MAKE
  • 00:13:38.073 --> 00:13:39.575
  • NOW, THEY WANTED ME TO MAKEHIM LOOK GOOD.
  • 00:13:39.575 --> 00:13:41.410
  • HIM LOOK GOOD.THIS IS WHAT JOSEPH FACED.
  • 00:13:41.410 --> 00:13:42.511
  • THIS IS WHAT JOSEPH FACED."GOD, HERE ARE THE BROTHERS
  • 00:13:42.511 --> 00:13:44.146
  • "GOD, HERE ARE THE BROTHERSTHAT DID ME WRONG.
  • 00:13:44.146 --> 00:13:45.814
  • THAT DID ME WRONG.YOU WANT ME TO DO WHAT?
  • 00:13:45.814 --> 00:13:48.050
  • YOU WANT ME TO DO WHAT?INVITE THEM INTO THE PALACE?
  • 00:13:48.050 --> 00:13:49.718
  • INVITE THEM INTO THE PALACE?GIVE THEM A PLACE TO LIVE?
  • 00:13:49.718 --> 00:13:51.253
  • GIVE THEM A PLACE TO LIVE?USE MY INFLUENCE TO GIVE THEM
  • 00:13:51.253 --> 00:13:53.188
  • USE MY INFLUENCE TO GIVE THEMLAND, GIVE THEM FOOD?
  • 00:13:53.188 --> 00:13:54.657
  • LAND, GIVE THEM FOOD?GET BEHIND ME, SATAN.
  • 00:13:54.657 --> 00:13:57.026
  • GET BEHIND ME, SATAN.THAT COULD NOT BE GOD."
  • 00:13:57.026 --> 00:13:58.861
  • THAT COULD NOT BE GOD."I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE DOING IT,
  • 00:13:58.861 --> 00:14:01.196
  • I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE DOING IT,BUT I KNEW THIS WAS A CHANCE
  • 00:14:01.196 --> 00:14:02.898
  • BUT I KNEW THIS WAS A CHANCETO BLESS SOMEBODY THAT HAD
  • 00:14:02.898 --> 00:14:04.366
  • TO BLESS SOMEBODY THAT HADDONE ME WRONG.
  • 00:14:04.366 --> 00:14:05.601
  • DONE ME WRONG.I MADE THE VIDEO
  • 00:14:05.601 --> 00:14:06.835
  • I MADE THE VIDEOCONGRATULATING HIM ON 25
  • 00:14:06.835 --> 00:14:08.470
  • CONGRATULATING HIM ON 25YEARS AND THANKING HIM FOR
  • 00:14:08.470 --> 00:14:09.972
  • YEARS AND THANKING HIM FORALL OF HIS MEANNESS, I MEAN
  • 00:14:09.972 --> 00:14:12.541
  • ALL OF HIS MEANNESS, I MEANALL OF HIS FAITHFULNESS.
  • 00:14:12.541 --> 00:14:14.109
  • ALL OF HIS FAITHFULNESS.A FRIEND OF MINE WAS AT THE
  • 00:14:14.109 --> 00:14:16.645
  • A FRIEND OF MINE WAS AT THEEVENT WHEN THE VIDEO PLAYED.
  • 00:14:16.645 --> 00:14:18.414
  • EVENT WHEN THE VIDEO PLAYED.HE SAID WHEN I CAME ON, THIS
  • 00:14:18.414 --> 00:14:20.182
  • HE SAID WHEN I CAME ON, THISPASTOR PUT HIS HEAD DOWN, AND
  • 00:14:20.182 --> 00:14:22.384
  • PASTOR PUT HIS HEAD DOWN, ANDSTARTED WEEPING AND WEEPING.
  • 00:14:22.384 --> 00:14:24.053
  • STARTED WEEPING AND WEEPING.BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES NOT
  • 00:14:24.053 --> 00:14:25.788
  • BLESSING YOUR ENEMIES NOTONLY SHOWS GOD THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:14:25.788 --> 00:14:27.923
  • ONLY SHOWS GOD THAT YOU HAVETHE CHARACTER TO GO HIGHER,
  • 00:14:27.923 --> 00:14:29.658
  • THE CHARACTER TO GO HIGHER,BUT IT SHOWS PEOPLE WHO YOU
  • 00:14:29.658 --> 00:14:30.960
  • BUT IT SHOWS PEOPLE WHO YOUREALLY ARE.
  • 00:14:30.960 --> 00:14:32.461
  • REALLY ARE.IT'S EASY TO BE GOOD TO THOSE
  • 00:14:32.461 --> 00:14:34.964
  • IT'S EASY TO BE GOOD TO THOSETHAT HAVE BEEN GOOD TO YOU,
  • 00:14:34.964 --> 00:14:36.098
  • THAT HAVE BEEN GOOD TO YOU,BUT WHEN YOU CAN BE GOOD TO
  • 00:14:36.098 --> 00:14:37.633
  • BUT WHEN YOU CAN BE GOOD TOPEOPLE THAT HAVE DONE YOU
  • 00:14:37.633 --> 00:14:39.568
  • PEOPLE THAT HAVE DONE YOUWRONG, YOU'RE AN EXCEPTIONAL
  • 00:14:39.568 --> 00:14:41.837
  • WRONG, YOU'RE AN EXCEPTIONALPERSON, YOU'RE A JOSEPH.
  • 00:14:41.837 --> 00:14:43.372
  • PERSON, YOU'RE A JOSEPH.YOU'RE THE KIND OF MAN, THE
  • 00:14:43.372 --> 00:14:45.341
  • YOU'RE THE KIND OF MAN, THEKIND OF WOMAN THAT GOD CAN
  • 00:14:45.341 --> 00:14:47.376
  • KIND OF WOMAN THAT GOD CANENTRUST WITH GREATNESS.
  • 00:14:47.376 --> 00:14:48.744
  • ENTRUST WITH GREATNESS.HE COULD USE YOU FOR HIS
  • 00:14:48.744 --> 00:14:50.546
  • HE COULD USE YOU FOR HISHIGHEST PURPOSES.
  • 00:14:50.546 --> 00:14:52.414
  • HIGHEST PURPOSES.WE SEE THIS SAME QUALITY IN
  • 00:14:52.414 --> 00:14:53.549
  • WE SEE THIS SAME QUALITY INDAVID.
  • 00:14:53.549 --> 00:14:54.950
  • DAVID.WHEN HE DEFEATED GOLIATH,
  • 00:14:54.950 --> 00:14:57.086
  • WHEN HE DEFEATED GOLIATH,KING SAUL LOVED HIM, SO MUCH
  • 00:14:57.086 --> 00:14:58.387
  • KING SAUL LOVED HIM, SO MUCHSO HE BROUGHT HIM TO THE
  • 00:14:58.387 --> 00:14:59.555
  • SO HE BROUGHT HIM TO THEPALACE.
  • 00:14:59.555 --> 00:15:01.023
  • PALACE.DAVID WOULD PLAY THE HARP FOR
  • 00:15:01.023 --> 00:15:02.558
  • DAVID WOULD PLAY THE HARP FORSAUL WHEN HE WASN'T FEELING
  • 00:15:02.558 --> 00:15:03.692
  • SAUL WHEN HE WASN'T FEELINGWELL.
  • 00:15:03.692 --> 00:15:05.027
  • WELL.BUT DAVID BEGAN TO GET SO
  • 00:15:05.027 --> 00:15:06.395
  • BUT DAVID BEGAN TO GET SOMUCH RECOGNITION, SO MUCH
  • 00:15:06.395 --> 00:15:08.831
  • MUCH RECOGNITION, SO MUCHPOPULARITY THAT SAUL BECAME
  • 00:15:08.831 --> 00:15:10.766
  • POPULARITY THAT SAUL BECAMEJEALOUS OF DAVID, AND ONE
  • 00:15:10.766 --> 00:15:11.800
  • JEALOUS OF DAVID, AND ONEDAY, WHILE HE WAS PLAYING THE
  • 00:15:11.800 --> 00:15:13.569
  • DAY, WHILE HE WAS PLAYING THEHARP, SAUL TOOK A SPEAR AND
  • 00:15:13.569 --> 00:15:14.870
  • HARP, SAUL TOOK A SPEAR ANDTHREW IT AT DAVID, BARELY
  • 00:15:14.870 --> 00:15:16.005
  • THREW IT AT DAVID, BARELYMISSED HIM.
  • 00:15:16.005 --> 00:15:17.406
  • MISSED HIM.THIS HAPPENED TIME AND TIME
  • 00:15:17.406 --> 00:15:18.340
  • THIS HAPPENED TIME AND TIMEAGAIN.
  • 00:15:18.340 --> 00:15:19.742
  • AGAIN.SAUL WAS WRONG.
  • 00:15:19.742 --> 00:15:21.210
  • SAUL WAS WRONG.HE WAS JEALOUS, BUT YOU WILL
  • 00:15:21.210 --> 00:15:23.412
  • HE WAS JEALOUS, BUT YOU WILLNEVER READ WHERE DAVID TRIED
  • 00:15:23.412 --> 00:15:25.114
  • NEVER READ WHERE DAVID TRIEDTO PAY HIM BACK.
  • 00:15:25.114 --> 00:15:26.615
  • TO PAY HIM BACK.DESPITE SAUL TRYING TO KILL
  • 00:15:26.615 --> 00:15:28.050
  • DESPITE SAUL TRYING TO KILLHIM, WHAT DID DAVID DO?
  • 00:15:28.050 --> 00:15:29.284
  • HIM, WHAT DID DAVID DO?PLAYED THE HARP FOR HIM,
  • 00:15:29.284 --> 00:15:30.586
  • PLAYED THE HARP FOR HIM,TRIED TO MAKE HIS LIFE EVEN
  • 00:15:30.586 --> 00:15:31.587
  • TRIED TO MAKE HIS LIFE EVENBETTER.
  • 00:15:31.587 --> 00:15:33.555
  • BETTER.FAST FORWARD YEARS LATER,
  • 00:15:33.555 --> 00:15:34.823
  • FAST FORWARD YEARS LATER,SAUL HAD BEEN KILLED IN A
  • 00:15:34.823 --> 00:15:37.259
  • SAUL HAD BEEN KILLED IN ABATTLE, GONE FOR A LONG TIME.
  • 00:15:37.259 --> 00:15:38.861
  • BATTLE, GONE FOR A LONG TIME.DAVID HAD BEEN THE KING AND
  • 00:15:38.861 --> 00:15:40.462
  • DAVID HAD BEEN THE KING ANDWON MANY VICTORIES, HAD
  • 00:15:40.462 --> 00:15:42.531
  • WON MANY VICTORIES, HADINCREDIBLE SUCCESS.
  • 00:15:42.531 --> 00:15:43.966
  • INCREDIBLE SUCCESS.NOW, HE WAS LATER IN HIS
  • 00:15:43.966 --> 00:15:45.367
  • NOW, HE WAS LATER IN HISLIFE, NOT OUT FIGHTING
  • 00:15:45.367 --> 00:15:47.102
  • LIFE, NOT OUT FIGHTINGBATTLES, BUT ENJOYING THE
  • 00:15:47.102 --> 00:15:49.004
  • BATTLES, BUT ENJOYING THEBLESSINGS AND FAVOR THAT GOD
  • 00:15:49.004 --> 00:15:50.506
  • BLESSINGS AND FAVOR THAT GODHAD GIVEN HIM.
  • 00:15:50.506 --> 00:15:51.840
  • HAD GIVEN HIM.ONE NIGHT, SITTING AROUND THE
  • 00:15:51.840 --> 00:15:53.642
  • ONE NIGHT, SITTING AROUND THEPALACE, DAVID SAID TO HIS
  • 00:15:53.642 --> 00:15:56.578
  • PALACE, DAVID SAID TO HISMEN, "IS ANYONE STILL ALIVE
  • 00:15:56.578 --> 00:15:58.514
  • MEN, "IS ANYONE STILL ALIVEFROM THE HOUSE OF SAUL THAT I
  • 00:15:58.514 --> 00:16:00.616
  • FROM THE HOUSE OF SAUL THAT ICAN BE GOOD TO."
  • 00:16:00.616 --> 00:16:02.184
  • CAN BE GOOD TO."I CAN IMAGINE HIS MEN SAYING,
  • 00:16:02.184 --> 00:16:03.719
  • I CAN IMAGINE HIS MEN SAYING,"EXCUSE ME, DAVID, ARE YOU
  • 00:16:03.719 --> 00:16:05.254
  • "EXCUSE ME, DAVID, ARE YOUFEELING OKAY?
  • 00:16:05.254 --> 00:16:06.822
  • FEELING OKAY?DO YOU REMEMBER SAUL WAS
  • 00:16:06.822 --> 00:16:08.524
  • DO YOU REMEMBER SAUL WASTRYING TO KILL YOU?
  • 00:16:08.524 --> 00:16:09.558
  • TRYING TO KILL YOU?HE CHASED YOU THROUGH THE
  • 00:16:09.558 --> 00:16:11.126
  • HE CHASED YOU THROUGH THEDESERT, MADE YOUR LIFE
  • 00:16:11.126 --> 00:16:12.761
  • DESERT, MADE YOUR LIFEMISERABLE, THREW SPEARS AT
  • 00:16:12.761 --> 00:16:14.229
  • MISERABLE, THREW SPEARS ATYOU WHEN YOU WERE BEING GOOD
  • 00:16:14.229 --> 00:16:15.731
  • YOU WHEN YOU WERE BEING GOODTO HIM."
  • 00:16:15.731 --> 00:16:17.132
  • TO HIM."DAVID SAID IN EFFECT, "YES, I
  • 00:16:17.132 --> 00:16:18.801
  • DAVID SAID IN EFFECT, "YES, IKNOW WHO HE WAS, BUT I WANT
  • 00:16:18.801 --> 00:16:20.335
  • KNOW WHO HE WAS, BUT I WANTTO BLESS MY ENEMIES.
  • 00:16:20.335 --> 00:16:21.937
  • TO BLESS MY ENEMIES.I WANT TO DO SOMETHING GOOD
  • 00:16:21.937 --> 00:16:24.173
  • I WANT TO DO SOMETHING GOODFOR HIS FAMILY DESPITE WHAT
  • 00:16:24.173 --> 00:16:26.208
  • FOR HIS FAMILY DESPITE WHATHE TRIED TO DO TO ME."
  • 00:16:26.208 --> 00:16:27.976
  • HE TRIED TO DO TO ME."NO WONDER DAVID IS CALLED A
  • 00:16:27.976 --> 00:16:30.512
  • NO WONDER DAVID IS CALLED AMAN AFTER GOD'S OWN HEART.
  • 00:16:30.512 --> 00:16:32.181
  • MAN AFTER GOD'S OWN HEART.MY PRAYER IS, "GOD, HELP US
  • 00:16:32.181 --> 00:16:33.849
  • MY PRAYER IS, "GOD, HELP USTO GROW TO THE PLACE WHERE
  • 00:16:33.849 --> 00:16:35.484
  • TO GROW TO THE PLACE WHEREWE'RE NOT LOOKING FOR WAYS TO
  • 00:16:35.484 --> 00:16:37.619
  • WE'RE NOT LOOKING FOR WAYS TOGET REVENGE ON OUR ENEMIES,
  • 00:16:37.619 --> 00:16:39.121
  • GET REVENGE ON OUR ENEMIES,BUT WE'RE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO
  • 00:16:39.121 --> 00:16:41.056
  • BUT WE'RE LOOKING FOR WAYS TOBLESS OUR ENEMIES."
  • 00:16:41.056 --> 00:16:42.591
  • BLESS OUR ENEMIES.""WELL, JOEL, YOU'RE TOO NICE.
  • 00:16:42.591 --> 00:16:43.826
  • "WELL, JOEL, YOU'RE TOO NICE.I BELIEVE IN STANDING UP FOR
  • 00:16:43.826 --> 00:16:44.493
  • I BELIEVE IN STANDING UP FORMYSELF.
  • 00:16:44.493 --> 00:16:45.894
  • MYSELF.I BELIEVE IN PAYING PEOPLE
  • 00:16:45.894 --> 00:16:46.962
  • I BELIEVE IN PAYING PEOPLEBACK."
  • 00:16:46.962 --> 00:16:48.430
  • BACK."THE SCRIPTURE SAYS YOU
  • 00:16:48.430 --> 00:16:50.999
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS YOUOVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD.
  • 00:16:50.999 --> 00:16:52.668
  • OVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD.YOU DON'T OVERCOME EVIL WITH
  • 00:16:52.668 --> 00:16:54.336
  • YOU DON'T OVERCOME EVIL WITHMORE EVIL.
  • 00:16:54.336 --> 00:16:55.537
  • MORE EVIL.IF YOU DO THE SAME THING TO
  • 00:16:55.537 --> 00:16:57.139
  • IF YOU DO THE SAME THING TOTHEM THAT THEY'RE DOING TO
  • 00:16:57.139 --> 00:16:59.141
  • THEM THAT THEY'RE DOING TOYOU, THEY LIED ABOUT YOU SO
  • 00:16:59.141 --> 00:17:00.576
  • YOU, THEY LIED ABOUT YOU SOYOU LIE ABOUT THEM, THEY
  • 00:17:00.576 --> 00:17:01.677
  • YOU LIE ABOUT THEM, THEYBETRAYED YOU SO YOU BETRAY
  • 00:17:01.677 --> 00:17:04.179
  • BETRAYED YOU SO YOU BETRAYTHEM, NOT ONLY WILL YOU HAVE
  • 00:17:04.179 --> 00:17:05.581
  • THEM, NOT ONLY WILL YOU HAVEA BIGGER PROBLEM, MORE
  • 00:17:05.581 --> 00:17:06.849
  • A BIGGER PROBLEM, MORECONFLICT, BUT YOU'LL GET
  • 00:17:06.849 --> 00:17:07.683
  • CONFLICT, BUT YOU'LL GETSTUCK.
  • 00:17:07.683 --> 00:17:09.118
  • STUCK.IT WILL KEEP YOU FROM RISING
  • 00:17:09.118 --> 00:17:10.252
  • IT WILL KEEP YOU FROM RISINGHIGHER.
  • 00:17:10.252 --> 00:17:13.055
  • HIGHER.DAVID FOUND SAUL'S GRANDSON.
  • 00:17:13.055 --> 00:17:14.189
  • DAVID FOUND SAUL'S GRANDSON.HE WAS CRIPPLED.
  • 00:17:14.189 --> 00:17:14.957
  • HE WAS CRIPPLED.THEY BROUGHT HIM TO THE
  • 00:17:14.957 --> 00:17:15.858
  • THEY BROUGHT HIM TO THEPALACE.
  • 00:17:15.858 --> 00:17:17.993
  • PALACE.DAVID GAVE HIM ALL THE LAND
  • 00:17:17.993 --> 00:17:18.894
  • DAVID GAVE HIM ALL THE LANDTHAT BELONGED TO HIS
  • 00:17:18.894 --> 00:17:19.928
  • THAT BELONGED TO HISGRANDFATHER.
  • 00:17:19.928 --> 00:17:21.930
  • GRANDFATHER.HE SAID TO HIM, "FROM NOW ON,
  • 00:17:21.930 --> 00:17:23.732
  • HE SAID TO HIM, "FROM NOW ON,YOU WILL SIT AT MY TABLE AND
  • 00:17:23.732 --> 00:17:25.234
  • YOU WILL SIT AT MY TABLE ANDHAVE DINNER WITH ME EVERY
  • 00:17:25.234 --> 00:17:26.668
  • HAVE DINNER WITH ME EVERYNIGHT."
  • 00:17:26.668 --> 00:17:28.237
  • NIGHT."YOU IMAGINE HAVING THE
  • 00:17:28.237 --> 00:17:30.072
  • YOU IMAGINE HAVING THEGRANDSON OF THE MAN THAT
  • 00:17:30.072 --> 00:17:31.773
  • GRANDSON OF THE MAN THATTRIED TO KILL YOU EATING
  • 00:17:31.773 --> 00:17:33.275
  • TRIED TO KILL YOU EATINGDINNER WITH YOU EVERY NIGHT,
  • 00:17:33.275 --> 00:17:35.043
  • DINNER WITH YOU EVERY NIGHT,THAT TAKES A BIG MAN.
  • 00:17:35.043 --> 00:17:36.311
  • THAT TAKES A BIG MAN.THAT TAKES SOMEBODY OF GREAT
  • 00:17:36.311 --> 00:17:38.313
  • THAT TAKES SOMEBODY OF GREATCHARACTER, AND YOU MAY HAVE
  • 00:17:38.313 --> 00:17:39.948
  • CHARACTER, AND YOU MAY HAVEHAD PEOPLE DO YOU WRONG, WE
  • 00:17:39.948 --> 00:17:41.316
  • HAD PEOPLE DO YOU WRONG, WEALL HAVE.
  • 00:17:41.316 --> 00:17:43.619
  • ALL HAVE.DON'T BE BITTER, BE A DAVID.
  • 00:17:43.619 --> 00:17:46.188
  • DON'T BE BITTER, BE A DAVID.OVERCOME THE EVIL WITH GOOD.
  • 00:17:46.188 --> 00:17:47.756
  • OVERCOME THE EVIL WITH GOOD.DURING THE KOREAN WAR, A
  • 00:17:47.756 --> 00:17:49.124
  • DURING THE KOREAN WAR, AFATHER WAS ARRESTED BY THE
  • 00:17:49.124 --> 00:17:50.425
  • FATHER WAS ARRESTED BY THECOMMUNISTS.
  • 00:17:50.425 --> 00:17:51.627
  • COMMUNISTS.WHEN THEY FOUND OUT HE WAS A
  • 00:17:51.627 --> 00:17:53.262
  • WHEN THEY FOUND OUT HE WAS AFOLLOWER OF CHRIST, HE WAS
  • 00:17:53.262 --> 00:17:54.963
  • FOLLOWER OF CHRIST, HE WASORDERED TO BE SHOT.
  • 00:17:54.963 --> 00:17:56.431
  • ORDERED TO BE SHOT.BUT WHEN THIS YOUNG COMMUNIST
  • 00:17:56.431 --> 00:17:57.933
  • BUT WHEN THIS YOUNG COMMUNISTLEADER THAT WAS ABOUT TO
  • 00:17:57.933 --> 00:17:59.801
  • LEADER THAT WAS ABOUT TOCARRY OUT THE EXECUTION
  • 00:17:59.801 --> 00:18:01.537
  • CARRY OUT THE EXECUTIONLEARNED THAT THIS FATHER WAS
  • 00:18:01.537 --> 00:18:03.705
  • LEARNED THAT THIS FATHER WASTHE HEAD OF AN ORPHANAGE, HE
  • 00:18:03.705 --> 00:18:05.807
  • THE HEAD OF AN ORPHANAGE, HEDECIDED TO SPARE HIS LIFE AND
  • 00:18:05.807 --> 00:18:07.543
  • DECIDED TO SPARE HIS LIFE ANDINSTEAD TAKE THE LIFE OF HIS
  • 00:18:07.543 --> 00:18:08.644
  • INSTEAD TAKE THE LIFE OF HISSON.
  • 00:18:08.644 --> 00:18:09.611
  • SON.RIGHT ON THE SPOT, THEY LINED
  • 00:18:09.611 --> 00:18:11.713
  • RIGHT ON THE SPOT, THEY LINEDUP HIS 19-YEAR-OLD SON AND
  • 00:18:11.713 --> 00:18:13.482
  • UP HIS 19-YEAR-OLD SON ANDEXECUTED HIM.
  • 00:18:13.482 --> 00:18:14.616
  • EXECUTED HIM.YEARS LATER, WHEN THE WAR WAS
  • 00:18:14.616 --> 00:18:16.785
  • YEARS LATER, WHEN THE WAR WASOVER AND PEACE WAS RESTORED,
  • 00:18:16.785 --> 00:18:18.654
  • OVER AND PEACE WAS RESTORED,THIS YOUNG COMMUNIST LEADER
  • 00:18:18.654 --> 00:18:19.955
  • THIS YOUNG COMMUNIST LEADERWAS PUT ON TRIAL BY THE
  • 00:18:19.955 --> 00:18:21.690
  • WAS PUT ON TRIAL BY THEUNITED NATIONS.
  • 00:18:21.690 --> 00:18:22.891
  • UNITED NATIONS.HE WAS FOUND GUILTY AND
  • 00:18:22.891 --> 00:18:24.693
  • HE WAS FOUND GUILTY ANDSENTENCED TO DEATH.
  • 00:18:24.693 --> 00:18:25.761
  • SENTENCED TO DEATH.BEFORE THE SENTENCE COULD BE
  • 00:18:25.761 --> 00:18:28.297
  • BEFORE THE SENTENCE COULD BECARRIED OUT, THIS FATHER
  • 00:18:28.297 --> 00:18:29.698
  • CARRIED OUT, THIS FATHERWHOSE SON WAS MURDERED
  • 00:18:29.698 --> 00:18:31.200
  • WHOSE SON WAS MURDEREDPLEADED WITH THE COURT TO
  • 00:18:31.200 --> 00:18:32.901
  • PLEADED WITH THE COURT TOSPARE HIS LIFE.
  • 00:18:32.901 --> 00:18:34.203
  • SPARE HIS LIFE.HE ARGUED THAT HE WAS TOO
  • 00:18:34.203 --> 00:18:35.337
  • HE ARGUED THAT HE WAS TOOYOUNG, THAT HE DIDN'T REALLY
  • 00:18:35.337 --> 00:18:37.072
  • YOUNG, THAT HE DIDN'T REALLYKNOW WHAT HE WAS DOING.
  • 00:18:37.072 --> 00:18:38.774
  • KNOW WHAT HE WAS DOING.HE TOLD THE COURT, "I'LL TAKE
  • 00:18:38.774 --> 00:18:41.009
  • HE TOLD THE COURT, "I'LL TAKEHIM INTO MY OWN HOME.
  • 00:18:41.009 --> 00:18:42.511
  • HIM INTO MY OWN HOME.I'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIM.
  • 00:18:42.511 --> 00:18:43.879
  • I'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR HIM.I'LL MAKE SURE HE LIVES A
  • 00:18:43.879 --> 00:18:45.547
  • I'LL MAKE SURE HE LIVES APRODUCTIVE LIFE."
  • 00:18:45.547 --> 00:18:47.049
  • PRODUCTIVE LIFE."AGAINST ALL ODDS, THE UNITED
  • 00:18:47.049 --> 00:18:48.550
  • AGAINST ALL ODDS, THE UNITEDNATIONS GRANTED THIS
  • 00:18:48.550 --> 00:18:50.619
  • NATIONS GRANTED THISUNBELIEVABLE REQUEST, AND
  • 00:18:50.619 --> 00:18:52.487
  • UNBELIEVABLE REQUEST, ANDTHIS FATHER TOOK THE MURDERER
  • 00:18:52.487 --> 00:18:54.756
  • THIS FATHER TOOK THE MURDEREROF HIS SON INTO HIS HOME.
  • 00:18:54.756 --> 00:18:56.191
  • OF HIS SON INTO HIS HOME.HE LOVED HIM, HE CARED FOR
  • 00:18:56.191 --> 00:18:56.925
  • HE LOVED HIM, HE CARED FORHIM.
  • 00:18:56.925 --> 00:18:58.827
  • HIM.THAT YOUNG MAN GAVE HIS LIFE
  • 00:18:58.827 --> 00:18:59.861
  • THAT YOUNG MAN GAVE HIS LIFETO CHRIST, HE ENDED UP
  • 00:18:59.861 --> 00:19:01.196
  • TO CHRIST, HE ENDED UPBECOMING THE PASTOR OF A
  • 00:19:01.196 --> 00:19:02.297
  • BECOMING THE PASTOR OF ACHURCH.
  • 00:19:02.297 --> 00:19:04.066
  • CHURCH.BUT MOST OF US WILL NEVER
  • 00:19:04.066 --> 00:19:05.300
  • BUT MOST OF US WILL NEVERHAVE TO FACE ANYTHING THAT
  • 00:19:05.300 --> 00:19:07.769
  • HAVE TO FACE ANYTHING THATTRAUMATIC, BUT YOU MAY HAVE A
  • 00:19:07.769 --> 00:19:09.771
  • TRAUMATIC, BUT YOU MAY HAVE ACO-WORKER THAT'S JEALOUS,
  • 00:19:09.771 --> 00:19:10.572
  • CO-WORKER THAT'S JEALOUS,TRIES TO KEEP YOU FROM A
  • 00:19:10.572 --> 00:19:11.807
  • TRIES TO KEEP YOU FROM APROMOTION.
  • 00:19:11.807 --> 00:19:12.708
  • PROMOTION.YOU MAY HAVE A FRIEND THAT
  • 00:19:12.708 --> 00:19:14.743
  • YOU MAY HAVE A FRIEND THATWALKS AWAY, A RELATIVE THAT'S
  • 00:19:14.743 --> 00:19:16.878
  • WALKS AWAY, A RELATIVE THAT'SNOT HONEST, AND IT'S EASY TO
  • 00:19:16.878 --> 00:19:18.747
  • NOT HONEST, AND IT'S EASY TOHOLD ONTO THE HURT AND LOOK
  • 00:19:18.747 --> 00:19:20.816
  • HOLD ONTO THE HURT AND LOOKFOR WAYS TO PAY THEM BACK.
  • 00:19:20.816 --> 00:19:22.084
  • FOR WAYS TO PAY THEM BACK.WHY DON'T YOU TRY A DIFFERENT
  • 00:19:22.084 --> 00:19:23.418
  • WHY DON'T YOU TRY A DIFFERENTAPPROACH AND BLESS YOUR
  • 00:19:23.418 --> 00:19:24.419
  • APPROACH AND BLESS YOURENEMIES?
  • 00:19:24.419 --> 00:19:26.188
  • ENEMIES?BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVE
  • 00:19:26.188 --> 00:19:27.589
  • BE GOOD TO THOSE THAT HAVEDONE YOU WRONG.
  • 00:19:27.589 --> 00:19:30.025
  • DONE YOU WRONG.LIVING VINDICTIVE, ANGRY,
  • 00:19:30.025 --> 00:19:32.227
  • LIVING VINDICTIVE, ANGRY,BITTER, IT ONLY POISONS YOUR
  • 00:19:32.227 --> 00:19:33.629
  • BITTER, IT ONLY POISONS YOURLIFE.
  • 00:19:33.629 --> 00:19:36.131
  • LIFE.I KNOW THE PAIN WAS REAL,
  • 00:19:36.131 --> 00:19:37.532
  • I KNOW THE PAIN WAS REAL,WHAT THEY DID HURT, IT WASN'T
  • 00:19:37.532 --> 00:19:39.601
  • WHAT THEY DID HURT, IT WASN'TFAIR, BUT HOLDING ONTO IT
  • 00:19:39.601 --> 00:19:41.336
  • FAIR, BUT HOLDING ONTO ITDOESN'T MAKE IT BETTER.
  • 00:19:41.336 --> 00:19:42.738
  • DOESN'T MAKE IT BETTER.IF YOU WILL LET IT GO AND
  • 00:19:42.738 --> 00:19:44.072
  • IF YOU WILL LET IT GO ANDLIVE OUT OF A PLACE OF
  • 00:19:44.072 --> 00:19:45.540
  • LIVE OUT OF A PLACE OFFORGIVENESS, A PLACE OF
  • 00:19:45.540 --> 00:19:47.109
  • FORGIVENESS, A PLACE OFWHOLENESS, YOU'LL NOT ONLY
  • 00:19:47.109 --> 00:19:48.677
  • WHOLENESS, YOU'LL NOT ONLYFEEL BETTER, BUT THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:19:48.677 --> 00:19:50.112
  • FEEL BETTER, BUT THAT'S WHATALLOWS THE CREATOR OF THE
  • 00:19:50.112 --> 00:19:52.114
  • ALLOWS THE CREATOR OF THEUNIVERSE TO GO TO WORK.
  • 00:19:52.114 --> 00:19:53.282
  • UNIVERSE TO GO TO WORK.IT MAY HAVE BEEN MEANT FOR
  • 00:19:53.282 --> 00:19:55.150
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN MEANT FORYOUR HARM, BUT HE KNOWS HOW
  • 00:19:55.150 --> 00:19:57.085
  • YOUR HARM, BUT HE KNOWS HOWTO TURN IT AROUND AND USE IT
  • 00:19:57.085 --> 00:19:58.887
  • TO TURN IT AROUND AND USE ITTO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
  • 00:19:58.887 --> 00:20:00.122
  • TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.IN THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK OF
  • 00:20:00.122 --> 00:20:03.058
  • IN THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK OFPHILEMON, PAUL WAS IN PRISON.
  • 00:20:03.058 --> 00:20:04.526
  • PHILEMON, PAUL WAS IN PRISON.HE WAS AN OLD MAN.
  • 00:20:04.526 --> 00:20:05.594
  • HE WAS AN OLD MAN.HIS LIFE WAS COMING TO AN
  • 00:20:05.594 --> 00:20:07.262
  • HIS LIFE WAS COMING TO ANEND, AND HE WROTE A LETTER TO
  • 00:20:07.262 --> 00:20:09.231
  • END, AND HE WROTE A LETTER TOA MAN NAMED PHILEMON.
  • 00:20:09.231 --> 00:20:11.099
  • A MAN NAMED PHILEMON.HE WAS LIKE A SON TO PAUL.
  • 00:20:11.099 --> 00:20:13.168
  • HE WAS LIKE A SON TO PAUL.PHILEMON WAS A WEALTHY MAN,
  • 00:20:13.168 --> 00:20:14.936
  • PHILEMON WAS A WEALTHY MAN,HE OWNED A LARGE ESTATE, HE
  • 00:20:14.936 --> 00:20:16.004
  • HE OWNED A LARGE ESTATE, HEHAD COME TO KNOW THE LORD
  • 00:20:16.004 --> 00:20:17.039
  • HAD COME TO KNOW THE LORDTHROUGH PAUL.
  • 00:20:17.039 --> 00:20:19.041
  • THROUGH PAUL.PAUL WAS WRITING TO HIM ABOUT
  • 00:20:19.041 --> 00:20:21.043
  • PAUL WAS WRITING TO HIM ABOUTONE OF HIS RUNAWAY SLAVES
  • 00:20:21.043 --> 00:20:22.844
  • ONE OF HIS RUNAWAY SLAVESNAMED ONESIMUS.
  • 00:20:22.844 --> 00:20:24.146
  • NAMED ONESIMUS.ONESIMUS DIDN'T JUST RUN
  • 00:20:24.146 --> 00:20:26.181
  • ONESIMUS DIDN'T JUST RUNAWAY, COMMENTARIES TELL US
  • 00:20:26.181 --> 00:20:27.616
  • AWAY, COMMENTARIES TELL USTHAT HE STOLE SOMETHING FROM
  • 00:20:27.616 --> 00:20:29.484
  • THAT HE STOLE SOMETHING FROMPHILEMON AND THEN HE TOOK
  • 00:20:29.484 --> 00:20:30.519
  • PHILEMON AND THEN HE TOOKOFF.
  • 00:20:30.519 --> 00:20:32.254
  • OFF.THIS RUNAWAY SLAVE MET UP
  • 00:20:32.254 --> 00:20:34.222
  • THIS RUNAWAY SLAVE MET UPWITH PAUL IN PRISON.
  • 00:20:34.222 --> 00:20:35.657
  • WITH PAUL IN PRISON.HE GAVE HIS LIFE TO CHRIST,
  • 00:20:35.657 --> 00:20:37.559
  • HE GAVE HIS LIFE TO CHRIST,HE TOO BECAME LIKE A SON TO
  • 00:20:37.559 --> 00:20:38.493
  • HE TOO BECAME LIKE A SON TOPAUL.
  • 00:20:38.493 --> 00:20:40.128
  • PAUL.PAUL WAS IN A PREDICAMENT.
  • 00:20:40.128 --> 00:20:42.064
  • PAUL WAS IN A PREDICAMENT.ONESIMUS HAD DONE WRONG TO
  • 00:20:42.064 --> 00:20:43.765
  • ONESIMUS HAD DONE WRONG TOPHILEMON, HE'D STOLEN FROM
  • 00:20:43.765 --> 00:20:46.368
  • PHILEMON, HE'D STOLEN FROMHIM, BUT NOW HE WAS CHANGED.
  • 00:20:46.368 --> 00:20:48.136
  • HIM, BUT NOW HE WAS CHANGED.SO, PAUL WROTE PHILEMON A
  • 00:20:48.136 --> 00:20:50.539
  • SO, PAUL WROTE PHILEMON ALETTER ON ONESIMUS' BEHALF.
  • 00:20:50.539 --> 00:20:51.940
  • LETTER ON ONESIMUS' BEHALF.HE SAID IN VERSE 10 SOMETHING
  • 00:20:51.940 --> 00:20:54.109
  • HE SAID IN VERSE 10 SOMETHINGLIKE THIS, "I APPEAL TO YOU
  • 00:20:54.109 --> 00:20:56.478
  • LIKE THIS, "I APPEAL TO YOUFOR MY SON ONESIMUS.
  • 00:20:56.478 --> 00:20:58.580
  • FOR MY SON ONESIMUS.FORMALLY, HE WAS USELESS TO
  • 00:20:58.580 --> 00:21:00.482
  • FORMALLY, HE WAS USELESS TOYOU, BUT YOU WILL SEE HE HAS
  • 00:21:00.482 --> 00:21:01.616
  • YOU, BUT YOU WILL SEE HE HASCHANGED.
  • 00:21:01.616 --> 00:21:03.552
  • CHANGED.I AM SENDING HIM BACK TO YOU
  • 00:21:03.552 --> 00:21:05.787
  • I AM SENDING HIM BACK TO YOUNOT AS YOUR SLAVE, BUT AS
  • 00:21:05.787 --> 00:21:07.089
  • NOT AS YOUR SLAVE, BUT ASYOUR BROTHER.
  • 00:21:07.089 --> 00:21:08.690
  • YOUR BROTHER.WELCOME HIM AS YOU WOULD
  • 00:21:08.690 --> 00:21:10.092
  • WELCOME HIM AS YOU WOULDWELCOME ME.
  • 00:21:10.092 --> 00:21:11.893
  • WELCOME ME.IF HE OWES YOU ANYTHING OR
  • 00:21:11.893 --> 00:21:13.595
  • IF HE OWES YOU ANYTHING ORDONE YOU ANY WRONG, PUT IT ON
  • 00:21:13.595 --> 00:21:15.330
  • DONE YOU ANY WRONG, PUT IT ONMY ACCOUNT AND I GIVE YOU MY
  • 00:21:15.330 --> 00:21:17.599
  • MY ACCOUNT AND I GIVE YOU MYWORD I WILL PAY YOU BACK."
  • 00:21:17.599 --> 00:21:19.434
  • WORD I WILL PAY YOU BACK."PAUL WAS SAYING IN EFFECT,
  • 00:21:19.434 --> 00:21:21.536
  • PAUL WAS SAYING IN EFFECT,"PHILEMON, I KNOW ONESIMUS
  • 00:21:21.536 --> 00:21:22.270
  • "PHILEMON, I KNOW ONESIMUSHAS DONE YOU WRONG.
  • 00:21:22.270 --> 00:21:23.305
  • HAS DONE YOU WRONG.I KNOW HE'S STOLEN, I KNOW HE
  • 00:21:23.305 --> 00:21:24.406
  • I KNOW HE'S STOLEN, I KNOW HERAN AWAY.
  • 00:21:24.406 --> 00:21:25.874
  • RAN AWAY.YOU HAVE A GOOD RIGHT TO BE
  • 00:21:25.874 --> 00:21:27.976
  • YOU HAVE A GOOD RIGHT TO BEANGRY, TO BE VINDICTIVE.
  • 00:21:27.976 --> 00:21:29.177
  • ANGRY, TO BE VINDICTIVE.WHEN HE RETURNS, YOU CAN
  • 00:21:29.177 --> 00:21:30.979
  • WHEN HE RETURNS, YOU CANIMPRISON HIM, MAKE HIS LIFE
  • 00:21:30.979 --> 00:21:32.447
  • IMPRISON HIM, MAKE HIS LIFEMISERABLE, BUT SOMETHING HAS
  • 00:21:32.447 --> 00:21:33.715
  • MISERABLE, BUT SOMETHING HASCHANGED.
  • 00:21:33.715 --> 00:21:36.284
  • CHANGED.HE'S NO LONGER YOUR SLAVE,
  • 00:21:36.284 --> 00:21:37.919
  • HE'S NO LONGER YOUR SLAVE,HE'S YOUR BROTHER."
  • 00:21:37.919 --> 00:21:39.554
  • HE'S YOUR BROTHER."THIS WAS A TEST.
  • 00:21:39.554 --> 00:21:40.889
  • THIS WAS A TEST.WOULD PHILEMON RECEIVE HIM
  • 00:21:40.889 --> 00:21:41.923
  • WOULD PHILEMON RECEIVE HIMBACK?
  • 00:21:41.923 --> 00:21:43.592
  • BACK?WOULD HE FORGIVE HIM, BE GOOD
  • 00:21:43.592 --> 00:21:44.793
  • WOULD HE FORGIVE HIM, BE GOODTO HIM, TREAT HIM LIKE A
  • 00:21:44.793 --> 00:21:45.894
  • TO HIM, TREAT HIM LIKE ABROTHER?
  • 00:21:45.894 --> 00:21:47.162
  • BROTHER?OR WOULD HE HOLD ON TO THE
  • 00:21:47.162 --> 00:21:49.331
  • OR WOULD HE HOLD ON TO THEHURT, THE ANGRY, TRY TO GET
  • 00:21:49.331 --> 00:21:50.632
  • HURT, THE ANGRY, TRY TO GETREVENGE?
  • 00:21:50.632 --> 00:21:52.134
  • REVENGE?THE SCRIPTURE DOESN'T TELL US
  • 00:21:52.134 --> 00:21:54.102
  • THE SCRIPTURE DOESN'T TELL USHOW THE STORY ENDS.
  • 00:21:54.102 --> 00:21:55.470
  • HOW THE STORY ENDS.DID HE PUT HIM IN CHAINS?
  • 00:21:55.470 --> 00:21:57.239
  • DID HE PUT HIM IN CHAINS?DID HE SEND HIM TO PRISON?
  • 00:21:57.239 --> 00:21:59.241
  • DID HE SEND HIM TO PRISON?I BELIEVE THAT PHILEMON TOOK
  • 00:21:59.241 --> 00:22:01.410
  • I BELIEVE THAT PHILEMON TOOKPAUL'S ADVICE AND RECEIVED
  • 00:22:01.410 --> 00:22:04.079
  • PAUL'S ADVICE AND RECEIVEDHIM BACK NOT AS A SLAVE, BUT
  • 00:22:04.079 --> 00:22:05.380
  • HIM BACK NOT AS A SLAVE, BUTAS A BROTHER.
  • 00:22:05.380 --> 00:22:07.315
  • AS A BROTHER.I BELIEVE HE PASSED THE TEST,
  • 00:22:07.315 --> 00:22:09.117
  • I BELIEVE HE PASSED THE TEST,THAT HE SHOWED HIM MERCY.
  • 00:22:09.117 --> 00:22:11.953
  • THAT HE SHOWED HIM MERCY.SOONER OR LATER, ONESIMUS IS
  • 00:22:11.953 --> 00:22:12.954
  • SOONER OR LATER, ONESIMUS ISGOING TO SHOW UP AT YOUR
  • 00:22:12.954 --> 00:22:14.990
  • GOING TO SHOW UP AT YOURHOUSE, SOMEBODY THAT HURT
  • 00:22:14.990 --> 00:22:16.425
  • HOUSE, SOMEBODY THAT HURTYOU, SOMEBODY THAT DID YOU
  • 00:22:16.425 --> 00:22:17.993
  • YOU, SOMEBODY THAT DID YOUWRONG, SOMEBODY THAT BETRAYED
  • 00:22:17.993 --> 00:22:18.927
  • WRONG, SOMEBODY THAT BETRAYEDYOU.
  • 00:22:18.927 --> 00:22:20.695
  • YOU.YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE ANGRY,
  • 00:22:20.695 --> 00:22:23.031
  • YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE ANGRY,TO BE BITTER, THAT'S A TEST.
  • 00:22:23.031 --> 00:22:24.533
  • TO BE BITTER, THAT'S A TEST.ARE YOU STUCK IN WHAT USED TO
  • 00:22:24.533 --> 00:22:27.002
  • ARE YOU STUCK IN WHAT USED TOBE, TRYING TO GET REVENGE,
  • 00:22:27.002 --> 00:22:28.470
  • BE, TRYING TO GET REVENGE,VINDICTIVE?
  • 00:22:28.470 --> 00:22:30.205
  • VINDICTIVE?OR HAVE YOU GROWN?
  • 00:22:30.205 --> 00:22:32.073
  • OR HAVE YOU GROWN?HAVE YOU COME UP HIGHER?
  • 00:22:32.073 --> 00:22:33.642
  • HAVE YOU COME UP HIGHER?HAVE YOU GOTTEN PAST THE HURT
  • 00:22:33.642 --> 00:22:34.910
  • HAVE YOU GOTTEN PAST THE HURTWHERE YOU CAN SHOW THEM
  • 00:22:34.910 --> 00:22:36.945
  • WHERE YOU CAN SHOW THEMMERCY, WHERE YOU CAN BE GOOD
  • 00:22:36.945 --> 00:22:37.979
  • MERCY, WHERE YOU CAN BE GOODTO THOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOU
  • 00:22:37.979 --> 00:22:39.514
  • TO THOSE THAT HAVE DONE YOUWRONG, WHERE YOU CAN EVEN
  • 00:22:39.514 --> 00:22:41.483
  • WRONG, WHERE YOU CAN EVENBLESS YOUR ENEMIES?
  • 00:22:41.483 --> 00:22:43.151
  • BLESS YOUR ENEMIES?ONESIMUS SHOWING UP IS NOT A
  • 00:22:43.151 --> 00:22:44.986
  • ONESIMUS SHOWING UP IS NOT ACOINCIDENCE, THAT'S GOD
  • 00:22:44.986 --> 00:22:47.189
  • COINCIDENCE, THAT'S GODSEEING IF YOU'RE READY TO GO
  • 00:22:47.189 --> 00:22:48.924
  • SEEING IF YOU'RE READY TO GOTO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:22:48.924 --> 00:22:51.259
  • TO A NEW LEVEL."JOEL, THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.
  • 00:22:51.259 --> 00:22:52.093
  • "JOEL, THEY DON'T DESERVE IT.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'VE
  • 00:22:52.093 --> 00:22:52.794
  • YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'VEDONE TO ME.
  • 00:22:52.794 --> 00:22:53.762
  • DONE TO ME.I AM NOT GOING TO FORGIVE
  • 00:22:53.762 --> 00:22:55.063
  • I AM NOT GOING TO FORGIVETHEM."
  • 00:22:55.063 --> 00:22:56.798
  • THEM."WHAT THEY OWE YOU, GOD IS
  • 00:22:56.798 --> 00:22:58.166
  • WHAT THEY OWE YOU, GOD ISSAYING, "PUT IT ON MY
  • 00:22:58.166 --> 00:22:59.601
  • SAYING, "PUT IT ON MYACCOUNT.
  • 00:22:59.601 --> 00:23:01.236
  • ACCOUNT.WHAT THEY TOOK FROM YOU, I'LL
  • 00:23:01.236 --> 00:23:02.904
  • WHAT THEY TOOK FROM YOU, I'LLPAY YOU BACK."
  • 00:23:02.904 --> 00:23:05.040
  • PAY YOU BACK."THEY MAY HAVE HURT YOU, BUT
  • 00:23:05.040 --> 00:23:06.641
  • THEY MAY HAVE HURT YOU, BUTIF YOU'LL DO YOUR PART AND
  • 00:23:06.641 --> 00:23:08.643
  • IF YOU'LL DO YOUR PART ANDRECEIVE THEM BACK, GOD WILL
  • 00:23:08.643 --> 00:23:10.412
  • RECEIVE THEM BACK, GOD WILLMAKE IT UP TO YOU.
  • 00:23:10.412 --> 00:23:12.080
  • MAKE IT UP TO YOU.THINK ABOUT THE MERCY GOD HAS
  • 00:23:12.080 --> 00:23:13.315
  • THINK ABOUT THE MERCY GOD HASSHOWN YOU.
  • 00:23:13.315 --> 00:23:14.449
  • SHOWN YOU.WHEN YOU DIDN'T DESERVE IT,
  • 00:23:14.449 --> 00:23:16.117
  • WHEN YOU DIDN'T DESERVE IT,HE FORGAVE YOU.
  • 00:23:16.117 --> 00:23:17.619
  • HE FORGAVE YOU.WHEN WE GOT OFF COURSE ON
  • 00:23:17.619 --> 00:23:19.521
  • WHEN WE GOT OFF COURSE ONPURPOSE, HE PROTECTED US.
  • 00:23:19.521 --> 00:23:20.722
  • PURPOSE, HE PROTECTED US.WHEN WE GOT IN TROUBLE, HE
  • 00:23:20.722 --> 00:23:21.556
  • WHEN WE GOT IN TROUBLE, HERESCUED US.
  • 00:23:21.556 --> 00:23:22.724
  • RESCUED US.WHY DON'T YOU TAKE SOME OF
  • 00:23:22.724 --> 00:23:24.826
  • WHY DON'T YOU TAKE SOME OFTHAT SAME MERCY, THAT SAME
  • 00:23:24.826 --> 00:23:26.495
  • THAT SAME MERCY, THAT SAMEGOODNESS, AND SHOW IT TO THE
  • 00:23:26.495 --> 00:23:27.596
  • GOODNESS, AND SHOW IT TO THEPEOPLE THAT HAVE DONE YOU
  • 00:23:27.596 --> 00:23:28.597
  • PEOPLE THAT HAVE DONE YOUWRONG?
  • 00:23:28.597 --> 00:23:30.232
  • WRONG?YOU HAVE TO GIVE PEOPLE THE
  • 00:23:30.232 --> 00:23:32.200
  • YOU HAVE TO GIVE PEOPLE THEGRACE TO CHANGE.
  • 00:23:32.200 --> 00:23:33.902
  • GRACE TO CHANGE.DON'T JUDGE THEIR WHOLE LIFE
  • 00:23:33.902 --> 00:23:35.504
  • DON'T JUDGE THEIR WHOLE LIFEON ONE SEASON, ON ONE
  • 00:23:35.504 --> 00:23:36.605
  • ON ONE SEASON, ON ONEMISTAKE.
  • 00:23:36.605 --> 00:23:38.206
  • MISTAKE.THEY MAY HAVE LEFT YOU A
  • 00:23:38.206 --> 00:23:39.674
  • THEY MAY HAVE LEFT YOU ASLAVE, SO TO SPEAK.
  • 00:23:39.674 --> 00:23:40.542
  • SLAVE, SO TO SPEAK.THEY HURT YOU, THEY MADE
  • 00:23:40.542 --> 00:23:42.043
  • THEY HURT YOU, THEY MADEMISTAKES, THEY DID YOU WRONG.
  • 00:23:42.043 --> 00:23:43.678
  • MISTAKES, THEY DID YOU WRONG.BUT NOW THEY CHANGED.
  • 00:23:43.678 --> 00:23:45.981
  • BUT NOW THEY CHANGED.NOW, THEY'RE YOUR BROTHER.
  • 00:23:45.981 --> 00:23:48.083
  • NOW, THEY'RE YOUR BROTHER.THE MERCY YOU SHOW THEM IS
  • 00:23:48.083 --> 00:23:49.684
  • THE MERCY YOU SHOW THEM ISTHE MERCY GOD'S GOING TO SHOW
  • 00:23:49.684 --> 00:23:50.485
  • THE MERCY GOD'S GOING TO SHOWYOU.
  • 00:23:50.485 --> 00:23:52.521
  • YOU.WHAT YOU DO WITH ONESIMUS
  • 00:23:52.521 --> 00:23:54.089
  • WHAT YOU DO WITH ONESIMUSWILL DETERMINE WHAT GOD IS
  • 00:23:54.089 --> 00:23:55.690
  • WILL DETERMINE WHAT GOD ISGOING TO DO WITH YOU.
  • 00:23:55.690 --> 00:23:57.225
  • GOING TO DO WITH YOU.IF YOU'RE ANGRY, BITTER,
  • 00:23:57.225 --> 00:23:59.327
  • IF YOU'RE ANGRY, BITTER,VINDICTIVE, YOU'LL GET STUCK,
  • 00:23:59.327 --> 00:24:00.161
  • VINDICTIVE, YOU'LL GET STUCK,AND I'M NOT SAYING YOU HAVE
  • 00:24:00.161 --> 00:24:02.130
  • AND I'M NOT SAYING YOU HAVETO BEFRIEND THEM AND ALLOW
  • 00:24:02.130 --> 00:24:04.165
  • TO BEFRIEND THEM AND ALLOWTHEM ALL ACCESS, BUT YOU
  • 00:24:04.165 --> 00:24:06.468
  • THEM ALL ACCESS, BUT YOUSHOULD GET PAST THE OFFENSE,
  • 00:24:06.468 --> 00:24:08.036
  • SHOULD GET PAST THE OFFENSE,PAST THE HURT, WHERE YOU CAN
  • 00:24:08.036 --> 00:24:09.538
  • PAST THE HURT, WHERE YOU CANTREAT THEM WITH KINDNESS,
  • 00:24:09.538 --> 00:24:11.172
  • TREAT THEM WITH KINDNESS,TREAT THEM WITH RESPECT.
  • 00:24:11.172 --> 00:24:12.908
  • TREAT THEM WITH RESPECT.LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO LIVE
  • 00:24:12.908 --> 00:24:14.876
  • LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO LIVEVINDICTIVE, ANGRY, TRYING TO
  • 00:24:14.876 --> 00:24:15.944
  • VINDICTIVE, ANGRY, TRYING TOGET EVEN.
  • 00:24:15.944 --> 00:24:17.946
  • GET EVEN.TURN THAT OVER TO GOD, PUT IT
  • 00:24:17.946 --> 00:24:19.247
  • TURN THAT OVER TO GOD, PUT ITON HIS ACCOUNT.
  • 00:24:19.247 --> 00:24:20.782
  • ON HIS ACCOUNT.PEOPLE CAN'T PAY YOU BACK,
  • 00:24:20.782 --> 00:24:22.517
  • PEOPLE CAN'T PAY YOU BACK,THEY CAN'T MAKE IT RIGHT, BUT
  • 00:24:22.517 --> 00:24:24.119
  • THEY CAN'T MAKE IT RIGHT, BUTIF YOU'LL GO TO GOD, HE'LL
  • 00:24:24.119 --> 00:24:25.554
  • IF YOU'LL GO TO GOD, HE'LLMAKE UP FOR WHAT PEOPLE
  • 00:24:25.554 --> 00:24:27.322
  • MAKE UP FOR WHAT PEOPLECANNOT GIVE YOU.
  • 00:24:27.322 --> 00:24:28.924
  • CANNOT GIVE YOU.ONESIMUS IS COMING.
  • 00:24:28.924 --> 00:24:30.759
  • ONESIMUS IS COMING.JOSEPH'S BROTHERS ARE COMING.
  • 00:24:30.759 --> 00:24:32.427
  • JOSEPH'S BROTHERS ARE COMING.I'M ASKING YOU TO PASS THE
  • 00:24:32.427 --> 00:24:34.729
  • I'M ASKING YOU TO PASS THETEST, SHOW GOD YOU CAN HANDLE
  • 00:24:34.729 --> 00:24:35.864
  • TEST, SHOW GOD YOU CAN HANDLEA NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:24:35.864 --> 00:24:37.399
  • A NEW LEVEL.BLESS YOUR ENEMIES.
  • 00:24:37.399 --> 00:24:38.433
  • BLESS YOUR ENEMIES.PRAY FOR THOSE THAT DO YOU
  • 00:24:38.433 --> 00:24:39.067
  • PRAY FOR THOSE THAT DO YOUWRONG.
  • 00:24:39.067 --> 00:24:40.335
  • WRONG.DO GOOD TO THE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:24:40.335 --> 00:24:41.202
  • DO GOOD TO THE PEOPLE THATHAVE HURT YOU.
  • 00:24:41.202 --> 00:24:43.104
  • HAVE HURT YOU.IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I BELIEVE
  • 00:24:43.104 --> 00:24:44.372
  • IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I BELIEVEAND DECLARE YOU'RE GOING TO
  • 00:24:44.372 --> 00:24:46.975
  • AND DECLARE YOU'RE GOING TOSEE NEW LEVELS OF INFLUENCE,
  • 00:24:46.975 --> 00:24:48.310
  • SEE NEW LEVELS OF INFLUENCE,NEW LEVELS OF FAVOR.
  • 00:24:48.310 --> 00:24:49.911
  • NEW LEVELS OF FAVOR.GOD IS GOING TO PAY YOU BACK
  • 00:24:49.911 --> 00:24:51.212
  • GOD IS GOING TO PAY YOU BACKFOR THE WRONGS, HEAL THE
  • 00:24:51.212 --> 00:24:52.747
  • FOR THE WRONGS, HEAL THEHURTS, AND TAKE YOU TO THE
  • 00:24:52.747 --> 00:24:54.649
  • HURTS, AND TAKE YOU TO THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY IN
  • 00:24:54.649 --> 00:24:56.484
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY INJESUS' NAME, AND IF YOU
  • 00:24:56.484 --> 00:24:58.086
  • JESUS' NAME, AND IF YOURECEIVE IT TODAY, CAN YOU SAY
  • 00:24:58.086 --> 00:25:00.188
  • RECEIVE IT TODAY, CAN YOU SAYAMEN?
  • 00:25:00.188 --> 00:25:00.956
  • AMEN?I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:25:00.956 --> 00:25:02.891
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THE
  • 00:25:02.891 --> 00:25:04.492
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THELORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:04.492 --> 00:25:05.961
  • LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:05.961 --> 00:25:08.964
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS, I
  • 00:25:08.964 --> 00:25:11.333
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS, IREPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:11.333 --> 00:25:13.201
  • REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:13.201 --> 00:25:14.336
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND
  • 00:25:14.336 --> 00:25:16.237
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD ANDSAVIOR."
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  • SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:17.339 --> 00:25:18.440
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOT
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  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.
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  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH AND KEEP GOD FIRST
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  • GOODNESS IN NEW WAYS INJESUS' NAME. GOD BLESS YOU.
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