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Don't Waste Your Pain

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November 24, 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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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)WELL GOD BLESS YOU! IT IS
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  • WELL GOD BLESS YOU! IT ISALWAYS A JOY TO COME INTO
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  • ALWAYS A JOY TO COME INTOYOUR HOMES. IF YOU ARE
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  • YOUR HOMES. IF YOU AREEVER IN OUR AREA PLEASE
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  • EVER IN OUR AREA PLEASESTOP BY AND BE A PART OF
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  • STOP BY AND BE A PART OFONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • ONE OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU WE WILL MAKE
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  • I PROMISE YOU WE WILL MAKEYOU FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • YOU FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.THANKS SO MUCH FOR TUNING
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  • THANKS SO MUCH FOR TUNINGIN TODAY AND THANK YOU
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  • IN TODAY AND THANK YOUAGAIN FOR COMING OUT.
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  • AGAIN FOR COMING OUT.I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY.
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY.I HEARD ABOUT THESE FOUR
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  • I HEARD ABOUT THESE FOURCATHOLIC LADIES. THEY WERE
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  • CATHOLIC LADIES. THEY WEREBRAGGING ON THEIR SONS.
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  • BRAGGING ON THEIR SONS.THE FIRST ONE SAID, "MY
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  • THE FIRST ONE SAID, "MYSON IS A PRIEST. WHEN HE
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  • SON IS A PRIEST. WHEN HEWALKS IN THE ROOM EVERYONE
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  • WALKS IN THE ROOM EVERYONECALLS HIM FATHER." THE
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  • CALLS HIM FATHER." THESECOND ONE SAID, "MY SON
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  • SECOND ONE SAID, "MY SONIS A BISHOP. WHEN HE WALKS
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  • IS A BISHOP. WHEN HE WALKSIN THE ROOM EVERYONE CALLS
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  • IN THE ROOM EVERYONE CALLSHIM YOUR GRACE." THE THIRD
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  • HIM YOUR GRACE." THE THIRDSAID, "MY SON IS A CARDINAL.
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  • SAID, "MY SON IS A CARDINAL.WHEN HE WALKS IN THE ROOM
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  • WHEN HE WALKS IN THE ROOMEVERYONE CALLS HIM YOUR
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  • EVERYONE CALLS HIM YOUREMINENCE." THE FOURTH
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  • EMINENCE." THE FOURTHLADY SAID, "MY SON IS
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  • LADY SAID, "MY SON ISSIX FOOT THREE, HAS BROAD
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  • SIX FOOT THREE, HAS BROADSHOULDERS, IS INCREDIBLY
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  • SHOULDERS, IS INCREDIBLYGOOD LOOKING, DRESSES
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  • GOOD LOOKING, DRESSESIMPECCABLY WELL. WHEN HE
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  • IMPECCABLY WELL. WHEN HEWALKS IN THE ROOM, ALL
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  • WALKS IN THE ROOM, ALLTHE LADIES SAY, "OH MY
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  • THE LADIES SAY, "OH MYGOD!"" (APPLAUSE)
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  • GOD!"" (APPLAUSE)ALL RIGHT! COME ON!
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  • ALL RIGHT! COME ON!SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.THIS IS MY BIBLE. I AM
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  • THIS IS MY BIBLE. I AMWHAT IT SAYS I AM. I HAVE
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  • WHAT IT SAYS I AM. I HAVEWHAT IT SAYS I HAVE. I CAN
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  • WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE. I CANDO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.
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  • DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHTTHE WORD OF GOD. I BOLDLY
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  • THE WORD OF GOD. I BOLDLYCONFESS, MY MIND IS ALERT,
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  • CONFESS, MY MIND IS ALERT,MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAMEIN JESUS' NAME. GOD BLESS
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  • IN JESUS' NAME. GOD BLESSYOU.
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  • YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOUTODAY ABOUT "DON'T WASTE
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  • TODAY ABOUT "DON'T WASTEYOUR PAIN." WE ALL GO
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  • YOUR PAIN." WE ALL GOTHROUGH DISAPPOINTMENTS,
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  • THROUGH DISAPPOINTMENTS,SETBACKS, AND LOSS. PAIN
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  • SETBACKS, AND LOSS. PAINIS A PART OF LIFE. IT'S
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  • IS A PART OF LIFE. IT'SEASY TO GET DISCOURAGED,
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  • EASY TO GET DISCOURAGED,EVEN BITTER AND THINK,
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  • EVEN BITTER AND THINK,"WHY IS THIS HAPPENING
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  • "WHY IS THIS HAPPENINGTO ME?" ONE OF THE BEST
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  • TO ME?" ONE OF THE BESTPRINCIPLES I'VE LEARNED
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  • PRINCIPLES I'VE LEARNEDIS DON'T PUT A QUESTION
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  • IS DON'T PUT A QUESTIONMARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT A
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  • MARK WHERE GOD HAS PUT APERIOD. ALL OF US HAVE
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  • PERIOD. ALL OF US HAVETHINGS WE DON'T UNDERSTAND.
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  • THINGS WE DON'T UNDERSTAND.ONE REASON IS WE CAN'T
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  • ONE REASON IS WE CAN'TSEE THE BIG PICTURE FOR
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  • SEE THE BIG PICTURE FOROUR LIVES. IF YOU HAVE A
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  • OUR LIVES. IF YOU HAVE APUZZLE ON THE FRONT OF
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  • PUZZLE ON THE FRONT OFTHE BOX THERE'S A PICTURE.
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  • THE BOX THERE'S A PICTURE.YOU SEE WHAT IT'S SUPPOSED
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  • YOU SEE WHAT IT'S SUPPOSEDTO LOOK LIKE. MAYBE IT'S
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  • TO LOOK LIKE. MAYBE IT'SA SUNSET OVERLOOKING THE
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  • A SUNSET OVERLOOKING THEOCEAN. AS A WHOLE, IT'S
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  • OCEAN. AS A WHOLE, IT'SFANTASTIC, SO BEAUTIFUL.
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  • FANTASTIC, SO BEAUTIFUL.BUT IF YOU WERE TO TAKE
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  • BUT IF YOU WERE TO TAKEONE PIECE AND ISOLATE IT,
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  • ONE PIECE AND ISOLATE IT,YOU WOULD THINK, "LOOK
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  • YOU WOULD THINK, "LOOKAT THIS FUNNY LOOKING
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  • AT THIS FUNNY LOOKINGPIECE. IT'S A MISTAKE.
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  • PIECE. IT'S A MISTAKE.IT'S NOT GOING TO FIT
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  • IT'S NOT GOING TO FITANYWHERE. IT'S AN ODD
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  • ANYWHERE. IT'S AN ODDSHAPE. THERE'S NOTHING
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  • SHAPE. THERE'S NOTHINGBEAUTIFUL ABOUT IT."
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  • BEAUTIFUL ABOUT IT."BUT THE FACT IS THAT PIECE
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  • BUT THE FACT IS THAT PIECEHAS A PERFECT PLACE. IT'S
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  • HAS A PERFECT PLACE. IT'SALREADY BEEN FITTED,
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  • ALREADY BEEN FITTED,PLANNED, AND DESIGNED.
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  • PLANNED, AND DESIGNED.WHEN THE OTHER PIECES COME
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  • WHEN THE OTHER PIECES COMETOGETHER IT WILL FIT IN.
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  • TOGETHER IT WILL FIT IN.THE REASON YOU CAN'T SEE
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  • THE REASON YOU CAN'T SEEIT NOW IS BECAUSE THEY ALL
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  • IT NOW IS BECAUSE THEY ALLARE NOT IN PLACE YET.
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  • ARE NOT IN PLACE YET.IN THE SAME WAY SOMETIMES
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  • IN THE SAME WAY SOMETIMESWE LOOK AT PIECES IN OUR
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  • WE LOOK AT PIECES IN OURLIVES THAT DON'T MAKE
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  • LIVES THAT DON'T MAKESENSE. "JOEL I WENT THROUGH
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  • SENSE. "JOEL I WENT THROUGHA DIVORCE. I LOST A LOVED
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  • A DIVORCE. I LOST A LOVEDONE. I'M GOING THROUGH
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  • ONE. I'M GOING THROUGHCANCER. MY BUSINESS WENT
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  • CANCER. MY BUSINESS WENTDOWN. THIS PIECE COULDN'T
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  • DOWN. THIS PIECE COULDN'TBE A PART OF GOD'S PLAN."
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  • BE A PART OF GOD'S PLAN."BUT YOU HAVE TO TRUST THAT
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  • BUT YOU HAVE TO TRUST THATEVEN IN THE PAINFUL TIMES.
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  • EVEN IN THE PAINFUL TIMES.THE TIMES YOU'RE HURTING.
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  • THE TIMES YOU'RE HURTING.YOU'RE LONELY. YOU'RE
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  • YOU'RE LONELY. YOU'RETAKING THE TREATMENT. ON
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  • TAKING THE TREATMENT. ONTHE SURFACE, THAT PIECE
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  • THE SURFACE, THAT PIECEDOESN'T MAKE SENSE BUT GOD
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  • DOESN'T MAKE SENSE BUT GODDOESN'T MAKE ANY MISTAKES.
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  • DOESN'T MAKE ANY MISTAKES.HE'S ALREADY DESIGNED YOUR
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  • HE'S ALREADY DESIGNED YOURLIFE. LAID OUT ALL OF THE
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  • LIFE. LAID OUT ALL OF THEPIECES DOWN TO THE SMALLEST
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  • PIECES DOWN TO THE SMALLESTDETAIL. GOD NEVER SAID THAT
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  • DETAIL. GOD NEVER SAID THATWE WOULD UNDERSTAND
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  • WE WOULD UNDERSTANDEVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS
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  • EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENSALONG THE WAY. HE DIDN'T
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  • ALONG THE WAY. HE DIDN'TPROMISE THAT WE'D NEVER
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  • PROMISE THAT WE'D NEVERHAVE ANY HEARTACHE, PAIN,
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  • HAVE ANY HEARTACHE, PAIN,DISAPPOINTMENT, LOSS, AND
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  • DISAPPOINTMENT, LOSS, ANDSETBACKS. BUT HE DID PROMISE
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  • SETBACKS. BUT HE DID PROMISETHAT IT WOULD ALL WORK OUT
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  • THAT IT WOULD ALL WORK OUTFOR OUR GOOD. THAT PIECE
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  • FOR OUR GOOD. THAT PIECETHAT'S PAINFUL AND DOESN'T
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  • THAT'S PAINFUL AND DOESN'TLOOK LIKE IT MAKES ANY
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  • LOOK LIKE IT MAKES ANYSENSE. WHEN EVERYTHING
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  • SENSE. WHEN EVERYTHINGCOMES TOGETHER IT WILL FIT
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  • COMES TOGETHER IT WILL FITPERFECTLY INTO PLACE. THE
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  • PERFECTLY INTO PLACE. THEKEY IS WHAT WE DO IN OUR
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  • KEY IS WHAT WE DO IN OURTIMES OF PAIN. PAIN WILL
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  • TIMES OF PAIN. PAIN WILLCHANGE US. HEARTACHE, LOSS,
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  • CHANGE US. HEARTACHE, LOSS,DISAPPOINTMENTS. THEY DON'T
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  • DISAPPOINTMENTS. THEY DON'TLEAVE US THE SAME. WHEN I
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  • LEAVE US THE SAME. WHEN ILOST MY FATHER I DIDN'T
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  • LOST MY FATHER I DIDN'TCOME OUT LIKE I WAS BEFORE,
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  • COME OUT LIKE I WAS BEFORE,I WAS CHANGED. IF YOU GO
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  • I WAS CHANGED. IF YOU GOTHROUGH A DIVORCE, A LEGAL
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  • THROUGH A DIVORCE, A LEGALBATTLE, A FRIEND BETRAYS
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  • BATTLE, A FRIEND BETRAYSYOU. EVENTUALLY THAT WILL
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  • YOU. EVENTUALLY THAT WILLPASS. YOU'LL GET THROUGH
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  • PASS. YOU'LL GET THROUGHIT BUT YOU WILL BE
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  • IT BUT YOU WILL BEDIFFERENT. NOW, HOW THE
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  • DIFFERENT. NOW, HOW THEPAIN CHANGES YOU IS UP TO
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  • PAIN CHANGES YOU IS UP TOYOU. YOU CAN COME OUT
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  • YOU. YOU CAN COME OUTBITTER OR YOU CAN COME OUT
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  • BITTER OR YOU CAN COME OUTBETTER. YOU CAN COME OUT
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  • BETTER. YOU CAN COME OUTWITH A CHIP ON YOUR
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  • WITH A CHIP ON YOURSHOULDER BLAMING GOD OR
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  • SHOULDER BLAMING GOD ORYOU CAN COME OUT STRONGER
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  • YOU CAN COME OUT STRONGERWITH A GREATER CONFIDENCE
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  • WITH A GREATER CONFIDENCEIN GOD. YOU CAN COME OUT
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  • IN GOD. YOU CAN COME OUTDEFEATED, GIVING UP ON YOUR
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  • DEFEATED, GIVING UP ON YOURDREAMS OR YOU CAN COME OUT
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  • DREAMS OR YOU CAN COME OUTWITH A NEW PASSION, A NEW
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  • WITH A NEW PASSION, A NEWFIRE, EXCITED ABOUT THE
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  • FIRE, EXCITED ABOUT THENEW OPPORTUNITIES IN FRONT
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  • NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN FRONTOF YOU. ALL OF US EXPERIENCE
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  • OF YOU. ALL OF US EXPERIENCEPAIN. MY CHALLENGE - DON'T
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  • PAIN. MY CHALLENGE - DON'TJUST GO THROUGH IT, GROW
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  • JUST GO THROUGH IT, GROWTHROUGH IT. THAT DIFFICULTY
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  • THROUGH IT. THAT DIFFICULTYIS AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET
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  • IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO GETSTRONGER. TO DEVELOP
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  • STRONGER. TO DEVELOPCHARACTER. TO GAIN NEW
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  • CHARACTER. TO GAIN NEWCONFIDENCE. ANYBODY CAN
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  • CONFIDENCE. ANYBODY CANGIVE UP. ANYBODY CAN LET
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  • GIVE UP. ANYBODY CAN LETIT OVERWHELM YOU BUT YOU
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  • IT OVERWHELM YOU BUT YOUKNOW WHAT THAT'S DOING?
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  • KNOW WHAT THAT'S DOING?WASTING YOUR PAIN. THAT
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  • WASTING YOUR PAIN. THATPAIN IS NOT THERE TO STOP
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  • PAIN IS NOT THERE TO STOPYOU IT'S THERE TO PREPARE
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  • YOU IT'S THERE TO PREPAREYOU, TO INCREASE YOU, TO
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  • YOU, TO INCREASE YOU, TODEVELOP YOU. THE SCRIPTURE
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  • DEVELOP YOU. THE SCRIPTURETALKS ABOUT HOW GOD IS IN
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  • TALKS ABOUT HOW GOD IS INCONTROL, NOT JUST IN OUR
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  • CONTROL, NOT JUST IN OURLIVES, BUT HE'S IN CONTROL
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  • LIVES, BUT HE'S IN CONTROLOF OUR ENEMIES.
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  • OF OUR ENEMIES.SATAN HAD TO ASK GOD FOR
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  • SATAN HAD TO ASK GOD FORPERMISSION TO TEST JOB.
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  • PERMISSION TO TEST JOB.THE ENEMY MAY TURN ON
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  • THE ENEMY MAY TURN ONTHE FIRE BUT THE GOOD
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  • THE FIRE BUT THE GOODNEWS IS GOD HAS HIS HAND
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  • NEWS IS GOD HAS HIS HANDON THE THERMOSTAT. GOD
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  • ON THE THERMOSTAT. GODCONTROLS HOW MUCH HEAT,
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  • CONTROLS HOW MUCH HEAT,HOW MUCH PAIN, AND HOW
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  • HOW MUCH PAIN, AND HOWMUCH ADVERSITY. HE KNOWS
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  • MUCH ADVERSITY. HE KNOWSWHAT WE CAN HANDLE. IF IT
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  • WHAT WE CAN HANDLE. IF ITWAS GOING TO HARM US RATHER
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  • WAS GOING TO HARM US RATHERTHAN HELP US GOD WOULD HAVE
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  • THAN HELP US GOD WOULD HAVETURNED BACK THE INTENSITY.
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  • TURNED BACK THE INTENSITY.IN THOSE TOUGH TIMES WHEN
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  • IN THOSE TOUGH TIMES WHENYOU'RE UNCOMFORTABLE,
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  • YOU'RE UNCOMFORTABLE,GOING THROUGH A LOSS,
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  • GOING THROUGH A LOSS,DEALING WITH AN ILLNESS.
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  • DEALING WITH AN ILLNESS.YOU COULD EASILY LET IT
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  • YOU COULD EASILY LET ITOVERWHELM YOU. IT'S HELPFUL
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  • OVERWHELM YOU. IT'S HELPFULTO REMIND YOURSELF, "I MAY
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  • TO REMIND YOURSELF, "I MAYBE IN THIS FIRE BUT I
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  • BE IN THIS FIRE BUT IKNOW WHO CONTROLS THE
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  • KNOW WHO CONTROLS THETEMPERATURE. THE GOD WHO
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  • TEMPERATURE. THE GOD WHOBREATHED LIFE INTO ME.
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  • BREATHED LIFE INTO ME.THE GOD WHO IS FOR ME
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  • THE GOD WHO IS FOR MEAND NOT AGAINST ME. THE
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  • AND NOT AGAINST ME. THEGOD WHO CROWNED ME WITH
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  • GOD WHO CROWNED ME WITHFAVOR. THE GOD WHO TAKES
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  • FAVOR. THE GOD WHO TAKESPLEASURE IN PROSPERING ME.
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  • PLEASURE IN PROSPERING ME.HE'S IN COMPLETE CONTROL.
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  • HE'S IN COMPLETE CONTROL.HE'S NOT GOING TO LET IT
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  • HE'S NOT GOING TO LET ITGET TOO HOT. HE'S NOT
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  • GET TOO HOT. HE'S NOTGOING TO LET IT DEFEAT
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  • GOING TO LET IT DEFEATME. I MAY NOT LIKE IT BUT
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  • ME. I MAY NOT LIKE IT BUTI'M NOT A WHINER I'M A
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  • I'M NOT A WHINER I'M AWARRIOR. I KNOW I CAN
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  • WARRIOR. I KNOW I CANHANDLE THIS." IF YOU HAVE
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  • HANDLE THIS." IF YOU HAVETHAT ATTITUDE, YOU'LL COME
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  • THAT ATTITUDE, YOU'LL COMEOUT STRONGER, INCREASED,
  • 00:05:34.023 --> 00:05:34.791
  • OUT STRONGER, INCREASED,PROMOTED, BETTER THAN
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  • PROMOTED, BETTER THANYOU WERE BEFORE. WE'VE ALL
  • 00:05:36.592 --> 00:05:38.461
  • YOU WERE BEFORE. WE'VE ALLHEARD THE SAYING, "NO PAIN.
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  • HEARD THE SAYING, "NO PAIN.NO GAIN." IF EVERYTHING
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  • NO GAIN." IF EVERYTHINGWAS ALWAYS EASY WE WOULDN'T
  • 00:05:42.298 --> 00:05:44.734
  • WAS ALWAYS EASY WE WOULDN'TBE PREPARED FOR OUR DESTINY.
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  • BE PREPARED FOR OUR DESTINY.SOME OF THE THINGS I FACE
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  • SOME OF THE THINGS I FACETODAY, IF I WERE TO FACE
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  • TODAY, IF I WERE TO FACETHEM TEN YEARS AGO, THEY
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  • THEM TEN YEARS AGO, THEYWOULD HAVE OVERWHELMED ME.
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  • WOULD HAVE OVERWHELMED ME.I COULDN'T HANDLE IT BACK
  • 00:05:51.741 --> 00:05:52.809
  • I COULDN'T HANDLE IT BACKTHEN.
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  • THEN.GOD KNOWS WHAT YOU NEED
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  • GOD KNOWS WHAT YOU NEEDWHEN YOU NEED IT.
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  • WHEN YOU NEED IT.EVERY STRUGGLE IS MAKING
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  • EVERY STRUGGLE IS MAKINGYOU STRONGER. EVERY
  • 00:05:58.080 --> 00:05:59.215
  • YOU STRONGER. EVERYDIFFICULTY IS GROWING
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  • DIFFICULTY IS GROWINGYOU UP. EVERY PAINFUL
  • 00:06:00.950 --> 00:06:02.318
  • YOU UP. EVERY PAINFULTIME, EVEN THOUGH YOU
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  • TIME, EVEN THOUGH YOUDON'T LIKE IT, IT'S
  • 00:06:03.586 --> 00:06:04.954
  • DON'T LIKE IT, IT'SDEVELOPING SOMETHING IN
  • 00:06:04.954 --> 00:06:06.322
  • DEVELOPING SOMETHING INYOU THAT CAN ONLY BE
  • 00:06:06.322 --> 00:06:08.524
  • YOU THAT CAN ONLY BEDEVELOPED IN THE TOUGH
  • 00:06:08.524 --> 00:06:09.425
  • DEVELOPED IN THE TOUGHTIMES. DON'T COMPLAIN
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  • TIMES. DON'T COMPLAINABOUT THE PAIN. WITHOUT
  • 00:06:10.460 --> 00:06:11.594
  • ABOUT THE PAIN. WITHOUTTHE PAIN WE COULDN'T
  • 00:06:11.594 --> 00:06:12.595
  • THE PAIN WE COULDN'TREACH THE FULLNESS OF
  • 00:06:12.595 --> 00:06:14.363
  • REACH THE FULLNESS OFOUR DESTINIES.
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  • OUR DESTINIES.RESEARCHERS DID AN
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  • RESEARCHERS DID ANEXPERIMENT WITH BUMBLE
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  • EXPERIMENT WITH BUMBLEBEES. THEY TOOK THEM UP
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  • BEES. THEY TOOK THEM UPINTO SPACE TO STUDY THE
  • 00:06:18.868 --> 00:06:20.369
  • INTO SPACE TO STUDY THEEFFECTS OF WEIGHTLESSNESS
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  • EFFECTS OF WEIGHTLESSNESSON THEM. THE BEES FLOATED
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  • ON THEM. THE BEES FLOATEDTHROUGH THE AIR WITH GREAT
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  • THROUGH THE AIR WITH GREATEASE. DIDN'T HAVE TO USE
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  • EASE. DIDN'T HAVE TO USETHEIR WINGS. I'M SURE THEY
  • 00:06:26.843 --> 00:06:27.910
  • THEIR WINGS. I'M SURE THEYTHOUGHT, "THIS IS THE WAY
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  • THOUGHT, "THIS IS THE WAYWE WERE MADE TO LIVE.
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  • WE WERE MADE TO LIVE.NO STRUGGLE. NO ADVERSITY.
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  • NO STRUGGLE. NO ADVERSITY.NO RESISTANCE." FOR A FEW
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  • NO RESISTANCE." FOR A FEWDAYS EVERYTHING WAS GREAT
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  • DAYS EVERYTHING WAS GREATBUT ON THE FOURTH DAY
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  • BUT ON THE FOURTH DAYSOMETHING HAPPENED. THEY
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  • SOMETHING HAPPENED. THEYALL DIED. THEY LOVED IT
  • 00:06:38.621 --> 00:06:40.490
  • ALL DIED. THEY LOVED ITBEING EASY, NO ADVERSITY.
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  • BEING EASY, NO ADVERSITY.BUT THE PROBLEM WAS THEY
  • 00:06:42.725 --> 00:06:43.893
  • BUT THE PROBLEM WAS THEYWEREN'T CREATED TO NOT
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  • WEREN'T CREATED TO NOTHAVE ANY RESISTANCE.
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  • HAVE ANY RESISTANCE.IN THE SAME WAY, WE WERE
  • 00:06:47.396 --> 00:06:48.898
  • IN THE SAME WAY, WE WERENOT CREATED TO FLOAT
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  • NOT CREATED TO FLOATTHROUGH LIFE ON FLOWERY
  • 00:06:50.600 --> 00:06:51.968
  • THROUGH LIFE ON FLOWERYBEDS OF EASE. WE'RE GOING
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  • BEDS OF EASE. WE'RE GOINGTO THE SWEET BY-AND-BY BUT
  • 00:06:54.437 --> 00:06:55.838
  • TO THE SWEET BY-AND-BY BUTWE ARE LIVING IN THE NASTY
  • 00:06:55.838 --> 00:06:57.874
  • WE ARE LIVING IN THE NASTYNOW-AND-NOW.
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  • NOW-AND-NOW.WE WOULD LOVE TO NOT HAVE
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  • WE WOULD LOVE TO NOT HAVEANY PAIN, LOSS,
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  • ANY PAIN, LOSS,DISAPPOINTMENTS, HEARTACHES,
  • 00:07:00.610 --> 00:07:01.878
  • DISAPPOINTMENTS, HEARTACHES,AND BETRAYAL. THAT'S NOT
  • 00:07:01.878 --> 00:07:03.412
  • AND BETRAYAL. THAT'S NOTREALITY. DIFFICULTIES ARE
  • 00:07:03.412 --> 00:07:04.981
  • REALITY. DIFFICULTIES AREA PART OF LIFE. HAVE THE
  • 00:07:04.981 --> 00:07:06.349
  • A PART OF LIFE. HAVE THERIGHT PERSPECTIVE. IN THOSE
  • 00:07:06.349 --> 00:07:07.917
  • RIGHT PERSPECTIVE. IN THOSETOUGH TIMES GOD IS GETTING
  • 00:07:07.917 --> 00:07:09.919
  • TOUGH TIMES GOD IS GETTINGYOU PREPARED. IF IT WAS
  • 00:07:09.919 --> 00:07:11.320
  • YOU PREPARED. IF IT WASTOO MUCH, HE WOULD HAVE
  • 00:07:11.320 --> 00:07:13.222
  • TOO MUCH, HE WOULD HAVETURNED BACK THE TEMPERATURE.
  • 00:07:13.222 --> 00:07:14.123
  • TURNED BACK THE TEMPERATURE.HE 'S GOT HIS HAND ON THE
  • 00:07:14.123 --> 00:07:15.424
  • HE 'S GOT HIS HAND ON THETHERMOSTAT. NOW QUIT
  • 00:07:15.424 --> 00:07:16.492
  • THERMOSTAT. NOW QUITTELLING YOURSELF YOU CAN'T
  • 00:07:16.492 --> 00:07:17.927
  • TELLING YOURSELF YOU CAN'TTAKE IT. YOU'RE NOT WEAK;
  • 00:07:17.927 --> 00:07:19.662
  • TAKE IT. YOU'RE NOT WEAK;YOU ARE WELL ABLE. YOU
  • 00:07:19.662 --> 00:07:20.763
  • YOU ARE WELL ABLE. YOUARE ARMED WITH STRENGTH
  • 00:07:20.763 --> 00:07:21.831
  • ARE ARMED WITH STRENGTHFOR THIS BATTLE. YOU ARE
  • 00:07:21.831 --> 00:07:22.932
  • FOR THIS BATTLE. YOU AREFULL OF "CAN DO" POWER.
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  • FULL OF "CAN DO" POWER.(APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)THE REASON THE FIRE IS SO
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  • THE REASON THE FIRE IS SOHOT IS BECAUSE GOD HAS
  • 00:07:27.069 --> 00:07:28.237
  • HOT IS BECAUSE GOD HASSOMETHING AMAZING IN
  • 00:07:28.237 --> 00:07:29.639
  • SOMETHING AMAZING INYOUR FUTURE. HE'S GETTING
  • 00:07:29.639 --> 00:07:30.873
  • YOUR FUTURE. HE'S GETTINGYOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXT
  • 00:07:30.873 --> 00:07:32.775
  • YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXTLEVEL OF YOUR DESTINY. SEE
  • 00:07:32.775 --> 00:07:34.143
  • LEVEL OF YOUR DESTINY. SEEGOD DOESN'T JUST RANDOMLY
  • 00:07:34.143 --> 00:07:35.611
  • GOD DOESN'T JUST RANDOMLYSAY, "LET ME GIVE THEM SOME
  • 00:07:35.611 --> 00:07:36.646
  • SAY, "LET ME GIVE THEM SOMEPAIN TO MAKE THEIR LIFE
  • 00:07:36.646 --> 00:07:38.047
  • PAIN TO MAKE THEIR LIFEMISERABLE. LET ME HIT HER
  • 00:07:38.047 --> 00:07:39.248
  • MISERABLE. LET ME HIT HERWITH A SICKNESS. LET ME
  • 00:07:39.248 --> 00:07:40.249
  • WITH A SICKNESS. LET MEHIT HIM WITH SOME MARRIAGE
  • 00:07:40.249 --> 00:07:41.551
  • HIT HIM WITH SOME MARRIAGEPROBLEMS." THERE IS A
  • 00:07:41.551 --> 00:07:43.786
  • PROBLEMS." THERE IS APURPOSE FOR THE PAIN. WE
  • 00:07:43.786 --> 00:07:45.021
  • PURPOSE FOR THE PAIN. WEMAY NOT ALWAYS UNDERSTAND
  • 00:07:45.021 --> 00:07:46.222
  • MAY NOT ALWAYS UNDERSTANDIT. "JOEL, WHY DID I GET
  • 00:07:46.222 --> 00:07:47.423
  • IT. "JOEL, WHY DID I GETSICK? WHY DID I LOSE MY
  • 00:07:47.423 --> 00:07:48.658
  • SICK? WHY DID I LOSE MYLOVED ONE? WHY DID MY
  • 00:07:48.658 --> 00:07:50.226
  • LOVED ONE? WHY DID MYMARRIAGE NOT MAKE IT?"
  • 00:07:50.226 --> 00:07:51.794
  • MARRIAGE NOT MAKE IT?"I CAN'T ANSWER THAT BUT I
  • 00:07:51.794 --> 00:07:53.162
  • I CAN'T ANSWER THAT BUT ICAN TELL YOU THAT IF GOD
  • 00:07:53.162 --> 00:07:54.564
  • CAN TELL YOU THAT IF GODALLOWED IT HE KNOWS HOW
  • 00:07:54.564 --> 00:07:56.299
  • ALLOWED IT HE KNOWS HOWTO BRING GOOD OUT OF IT.
  • 00:07:56.299 --> 00:07:57.366
  • TO BRING GOOD OUT OF IT.THIS IS WHAT FAITH IS ALL
  • 00:07:57.366 --> 00:07:58.534
  • THIS IS WHAT FAITH IS ALLABOUT. "GOD I DON'T LIKE
  • 00:07:58.534 --> 00:08:00.870
  • ABOUT. "GOD I DON'T LIKETHE PAIN BUT I TRUST YOU.
  • 00:08:00.870 --> 00:08:01.804
  • THE PAIN BUT I TRUST YOU.I BELIEVE YOU'RE IN
  • 00:08:01.804 --> 00:08:03.306
  • I BELIEVE YOU'RE INCONTROL. NOW I'M NOT
  • 00:08:03.306 --> 00:08:04.140
  • CONTROL. NOW I'M NOTGOING TO JUST GO THROUGH
  • 00:08:04.140 --> 00:08:05.007
  • GOING TO JUST GO THROUGHIT I'M GOING TO GROW
  • 00:08:05.007 --> 00:08:05.975
  • IT I'M GOING TO GROWTHROUGH IT. I'M GOING TO
  • 00:08:05.975 --> 00:08:07.109
  • THROUGH IT. I'M GOING TOKEEP A GOOD ATTITUDE.
  • 00:08:07.109 --> 00:08:07.944
  • KEEP A GOOD ATTITUDE.I'M GOING TO COUNT IT ALL
  • 00:08:07.944 --> 00:08:09.378
  • I'M GOING TO COUNT IT ALLJOY KNOWING THAT THIS PAIN
  • 00:08:09.378 --> 00:08:12.014
  • STAY TUNED FOR MORE OF
  • 00:08:13.149 --> 00:08:14.216
  • > SPEAKER: THE ACCIDENT ITSELF
  • 00:08:16.485 --> 00:08:17.753
  • > SPEAKER: THE ACCIDENT ITSELFWAS ON A FRIDAY NIGHT. A DEER
  • 00:08:17.753 --> 00:08:18.888
  • WAS ON A FRIDAY NIGHT. A DEERRAN OUT AND HIT THE VEHICLE.
  • 00:08:18.888 --> 00:08:20.623
  • RAN OUT AND HIT THE VEHICLE.IT WENT INTO AN 18-WHEELER
  • 00:08:20.623 --> 00:08:21.691
  • IT WENT INTO AN 18-WHEELERHEAD ON. NEXT THING I KNOW
  • 00:08:21.691 --> 00:08:23.192
  • HEAD ON. NEXT THING I KNOWI WOKE UP IN A HOSPITAL TWO
  • 00:08:23.192 --> 00:08:24.226
  • I WOKE UP IN A HOSPITAL TWOAND A HALF WEEKS LATER TO A
  • 00:08:24.226 --> 00:08:25.595
  • AND A HALF WEEKS LATER TO AREALITY WHERE THIS ARM WAS
  • 00:08:25.595 --> 00:08:27.229
  • REALITY WHERE THIS ARM WASALMOST SEVERED, BOTH LEGS WERE
  • 00:08:27.229 --> 00:08:28.464
  • ALMOST SEVERED, BOTH LEGS WERECRUSHED FROM THE KNEES DOWN,
  • 00:08:28.464 --> 00:08:30.032
  • CRUSHED FROM THE KNEES DOWN,A PUNCTURED LUNG, A CONTUSION
  • 00:08:30.032 --> 00:08:30.967
  • A PUNCTURED LUNG, A CONTUSIONTO THE BRAIN, AND A BROKEN
  • 00:08:30.967 --> 00:08:32.268
  • TO THE BRAIN, AND A BROKENCOLLAR BONE. SO A TOTAL OF
  • 00:08:32.268 --> 00:08:33.436
  • COLLAR BONE. SO A TOTAL OFFOUR MONTHS OF ME BEING
  • 00:08:33.436 --> 00:08:34.537
  • FOUR MONTHS OF ME BEINGHOSPITALIZED. NOW, I'M
  • 00:08:34.537 --> 00:08:35.905
  • HOSPITALIZED. NOW, I'MCONTROLLING THE REMOTE CONTROL.
  • 00:08:35.905 --> 00:08:37.239
  • CONTROLLING THE REMOTE CONTROL.I SAID, "GOSH, LET ME FIND OUT
  • 00:08:37.239 --> 00:08:38.407
  • IT'S LIKE HE PAUSED FOR A
  • 00:08:41.877 --> 00:08:43.112
  • NOT OVER. YES IT WAS PRETTY BAD
  • 00:08:45.181 --> 00:08:46.983
  • NOT OVER. YES IT WAS PRETTY BADTHE THING THAT YOU WENT
  • 00:08:46.983 --> 00:08:48.284
  • THE THING THAT YOU WENTTHROUGH," HE SAID, "BUT YOUR
  • 00:08:48.284 --> 00:08:50.252
  • AND THE NEXT MORNING WHEN I
  • 00:08:50.920 --> 00:08:52.154
  • AND THE NEXT MORNING WHEN IWENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPY, EVEN
  • 00:08:52.154 --> 00:08:53.389
  • WENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPY, EVENTHE OTHER PATIENTS REALIZED
  • 00:08:53.389 --> 00:08:55.358
  • THE OTHER PATIENTS REALIZEDSOMETHING HAS CHANGED IN HIM.
  • 00:08:55.358 --> 00:08:56.659
  • SOMETHING HAS CHANGED IN HIM.FROM HERE DOWN, IT HAD BEEN
  • 00:08:56.659 --> 00:08:58.527
  • FROM HERE DOWN, IT HAD BEENCRUSHED. SO I REALLY COULDN'T
  • 00:08:58.527 --> 00:09:00.262
  • CRUSHED. SO I REALLY COULDN'TWALK YET. BUT I WAS A RUNNER,
  • 00:09:00.262 --> 00:09:01.731
  • WALK YET. BUT I WAS A RUNNER,A SPRINTER, IN HIGH SCHOOL.
  • 00:09:01.731 --> 00:09:03.399
  • A SPRINTER, IN HIGH SCHOOL.SO I STARTED REMEMBERING THAT
  • 00:09:03.399 --> 00:09:06.035
  • SO I STARTED REMEMBERING THATRUNNING. SO IN MY IMAGINATION
  • 00:09:06.035 --> 00:09:07.269
  • RUNNING. SO IN MY IMAGINATIONI STARTED REMEMBERING THAT.
  • 00:09:07.269 --> 00:09:08.771
  • I STARTED REMEMBERING THAT.AND I'M TAKING THE POWER OF THAT
  • 00:09:08.771 --> 00:09:10.539
  • AND I'M TAKING THE POWER OF THATIMAGINATION SPIRITUALLY AND I'M
  • 00:09:10.539 --> 00:09:12.475
  • IMAGINATION SPIRITUALLY AND I'MBRINGING IT BACK TO HERE AND
  • 00:09:12.475 --> 00:09:13.843
  • BRINGING IT BACK TO HERE ANDI'M BELIEVING THAT I CAN RUN
  • 00:09:13.843 --> 00:09:14.977
  • I'M BELIEVING THAT I CAN RUNAGAIN.
  • 00:09:14.977 --> 00:09:15.978
  • AGAIN.I MEAN THINK ABOUT IT. IF JOEL
  • 00:09:15.978 --> 00:09:17.913
  • I MEAN THINK ABOUT IT. IF JOELWASN'T DOING--IF YOU GUYS
  • 00:09:17.913 --> 00:09:19.181
  • WASN'T DOING--IF YOU GUYSWEREN'T DOING WHAT YOU DO,
  • 00:09:19.181 --> 00:09:20.349
  • WEREN'T DOING WHAT YOU DO,THAT WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN
  • 00:09:20.349 --> 00:09:21.917
  • THAT WOULDN'T HAVE BEENAVAILABLE FOR ME THEN.
  • 00:09:21.917 --> 00:09:22.652
  • AVAILABLE FOR ME THEN.I'M NOT SAYING GOD COULDN'T
  • 00:09:22.652 --> 00:09:24.754
  • I'M NOT SAYING GOD COULDN'THAVE HEALED ME A DIFFERENT WAY
  • 00:09:24.754 --> 00:09:27.390
  • HAVE HEALED ME A DIFFERENT WAYBUT HE CHOSE THE MINISTRY, THIS
  • 00:09:27.390 --> 00:09:28.457
  • BUT HE CHOSE THE MINISTRY, THISMINISTRY TO DO THAT THROUGH.
  • 00:09:28.457 --> 00:09:29.258
  • MINISTRY TO DO THAT THROUGH.SOMETIMES WE BRING PAIN
  • 00:09:29.258 --> 00:09:30.526
  • SOMETIMES WE BRING PAINON OURSELVES. WE MAKE
  • 00:09:30.526 --> 00:09:31.961
  • ON OURSELVES. WE MAKEPOOR CHOICES, GET IN A
  • 00:09:31.961 --> 00:09:33.162
  • POOR CHOICES, GET IN ARELATIONSHIP WE KNOW IS
  • 00:09:33.162 --> 00:09:34.697
  • RELATIONSHIP WE KNOW ISNOT GOOD, OR MAYBE GET OVER
  • 00:09:34.697 --> 00:09:36.399
  • NOT GOOD, OR MAYBE GET OVEROUR HEAD IN OUR SPENDING
  • 00:09:36.399 --> 00:09:37.833
  • OUR HEAD IN OUR SPENDING- NOW IT'S PAINFUL.
  • 00:09:37.833 --> 00:09:38.567
  • - NOW IT'S PAINFUL.WE'RE HAVING TO DEAL WITH
  • 00:09:38.567 --> 00:09:39.702
  • WE'RE HAVING TO DEAL WITHTHE CONSEQUENCES.
  • 00:09:39.702 --> 00:09:41.170
  • THE CONSEQUENCES.GOD IS FULL OF MERCY.
  • 00:09:41.170 --> 00:09:42.204
  • GOD IS FULL OF MERCY.HE'LL ALWAYS GIVE US THE
  • 00:09:42.204 --> 00:09:43.973
  • HE'LL ALWAYS GIVE US THEGRACE TO GET OUT OF IT.
  • 00:09:43.973 --> 00:09:45.241
  • GRACE TO GET OUT OF IT.BUT THE WAY TO NOT WASTE
  • 00:09:45.241 --> 00:09:46.709
  • BUT THE WAY TO NOT WASTEYOUR PAIN IS THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:09:46.709 --> 00:09:48.744
  • YOUR PAIN IS THAT YOU HAVETO LEARN THE LESSON. BE
  • 00:09:48.744 --> 00:09:49.812
  • TO LEARN THE LESSON. BEBIG ENOUGH TO LOOK BACK
  • 00:09:49.812 --> 00:09:50.813
  • BIG ENOUGH TO LOOK BACKAND SAY, "OK, HERE'S WHERE
  • 00:09:50.813 --> 00:09:52.148
  • AND SAY, "OK, HERE'S WHEREI MISSED IT. I IGNORED THE
  • 00:09:52.148 --> 00:09:53.883
  • I MISSED IT. I IGNORED THEWARNINGS. I GOT INVOLVED
  • 00:09:53.883 --> 00:09:55.217
  • WARNINGS. I GOT INVOLVEDIN SOMETHING I SHOULDN'T
  • 00:09:55.217 --> 00:09:56.452
  • IN SOMETHING I SHOULDN'THAVE. I GOT OUT OF GOD'S
  • 00:09:56.452 --> 00:09:57.620
  • HAVE. I GOT OUT OF GOD'STIMING, GOT IN A HURRY.
  • 00:09:57.620 --> 00:09:58.421
  • TIMING, GOT IN A HURRY.I'M NOT GOING TO DO THAT
  • 00:09:58.421 --> 00:09:59.722
  • I'M NOT GOING TO DO THATANYMORE." THERE'S A LESSON
  • 00:09:59.722 --> 00:10:01.424
  • ANYMORE." THERE'S A LESSONIN THE PAIN.
  • 00:10:01.424 --> 00:10:02.625
  • IN THE PAIN.DON'T BE HARD HEADED AND
  • 00:10:02.625 --> 00:10:03.726
  • DON'T BE HARD HEADED ANDHAVE TO KEEP GOING THROUGH
  • 00:10:03.726 --> 00:10:04.860
  • HAVE TO KEEP GOING THROUGHTHE SAME PAIN AGAIN AND
  • 00:10:04.860 --> 00:10:06.696
  • THE SAME PAIN AGAIN ANDAGAIN. A MAN I KNOW HAS
  • 00:10:06.696 --> 00:10:08.097
  • AGAIN. A MAN I KNOW HASSTRUGGLED WITH DIABETES
  • 00:10:08.097 --> 00:10:09.899
  • STRUGGLED WITH DIABETESMOST OF HIS LIFE. HE ENDED
  • 00:10:09.899 --> 00:10:12.068
  • MOST OF HIS LIFE. HE ENDEDUP A MONTH IN THE HOSPITAL.
  • 00:10:12.068 --> 00:10:13.235
  • UP A MONTH IN THE HOSPITAL.I SAW HIM RECENTLY AND HE
  • 00:10:13.235 --> 00:10:14.704
  • I SAW HIM RECENTLY AND HELOOKS BETTER THAN EVER.
  • 00:10:14.704 --> 00:10:15.838
  • LOOKS BETTER THAN EVER.HE SAID JOEL, "THAT STAY IN
  • 00:10:15.838 --> 00:10:16.939
  • HE SAID JOEL, "THAT STAY INTHE HOSPITAL WAS A WAKE
  • 00:10:16.939 --> 00:10:18.607
  • THE HOSPITAL WAS A WAKEUP CALL FOR ME! I'VE LOST
  • 00:10:18.607 --> 00:10:19.975
  • UP CALL FOR ME! I'VE LOST40LBS. I'VE CHANGED MY
  • 00:10:19.975 --> 00:10:22.378
  • 40LBS. I'VE CHANGED MYDIET. I EXERCISE EVERYDAY.
  • 00:10:22.378 --> 00:10:24.380
  • DIET. I EXERCISE EVERYDAY.I FEEL LIKE A NEW MAN."
  • 00:10:24.380 --> 00:10:25.181
  • I FEEL LIKE A NEW MAN."WHAT WAS HE DOING? NOT
  • 00:10:25.181 --> 00:10:26.549
  • WHAT WAS HE DOING? NOTWASTING THE PAIN. HE
  • 00:10:26.549 --> 00:10:27.717
  • WASTING THE PAIN. HELEARNED THE LESSON. WE
  • 00:10:27.717 --> 00:10:28.851
  • LEARNED THE LESSON. WETALK A LOT ABOUT LETTING
  • 00:10:28.851 --> 00:10:30.453
  • TALK A LOT ABOUT LETTINGGO OF THE PAST. LETTING
  • 00:10:30.453 --> 00:10:31.721
  • GO OF THE PAST. LETTINGGO OF THE MISTAKES, THE
  • 00:10:31.721 --> 00:10:33.155
  • GO OF THE MISTAKES, THEFAILURES, THE DIVORCE.
  • 00:10:33.155 --> 00:10:34.523
  • FAILURES, THE DIVORCE.YES, THAT'S TRUE BUT
  • 00:10:34.523 --> 00:10:35.491
  • YES, THAT'S TRUE BUTANOTHER WAY TO SAY IT
  • 00:10:35.491 --> 00:10:37.560
  • ANOTHER WAY TO SAY ITIS REMEMBER THE LESSON.
  • 00:10:37.560 --> 00:10:38.627
  • IS REMEMBER THE LESSON.REMEMBER WHAT YOU LEARNED
  • 00:10:38.627 --> 00:10:40.329
  • REMEMBER WHAT YOU LEARNEDIN THE EXPERIENCE AND
  • 00:10:40.329 --> 00:10:41.530
  • IN THE EXPERIENCE ANDTHEN LET GO OF THE
  • 00:10:41.530 --> 00:10:43.566
  • THEN LET GO OF THENEGATIVE EVENT. BUT IF YOU
  • 00:10:43.566 --> 00:10:45.434
  • NEGATIVE EVENT. BUT IF YOUGO THROUGH A PAINFUL TIME
  • 00:10:45.434 --> 00:10:46.535
  • GO THROUGH A PAINFUL TIMEAND YOU DON'T COME OUT
  • 00:10:46.535 --> 00:10:47.570
  • AND YOU DON'T COME OUTWITH WHAT YOU WERE SUPPOSED
  • 00:10:47.570 --> 00:10:48.871
  • WITH WHAT YOU WERE SUPPOSEDTO LEARN, YOU ARE DOING
  • 00:10:48.871 --> 00:10:50.372
  • TO LEARN, YOU ARE DOINGYOURSELF A DISSERVICE.
  • 00:10:50.372 --> 00:10:51.841
  • YOURSELF A DISSERVICE.I TALKED TO A MAN AWHILE
  • 00:10:51.841 --> 00:10:53.075
  • I TALKED TO A MAN AWHILEBACK AND HE WAS ABOUT TO
  • 00:10:53.075 --> 00:10:54.477
  • BACK AND HE WAS ABOUT TOGET MARRIED FOR HIS FIFTH
  • 00:10:54.477 --> 00:10:55.945
  • GET MARRIED FOR HIS FIFTHTIME. I DIDN'T KNOW AND
  • 00:10:55.945 --> 00:10:57.046
  • TIME. I DIDN'T KNOW ANDI'M NOT JUDGING HIM, I
  • 00:10:57.046 --> 00:10:57.980
  • I'M NOT JUDGING HIM, IDON'T KNOW HIS STORY.
  • 00:10:57.980 --> 00:10:58.948
  • DON'T KNOW HIS STORY.BUT HE MADE A STATEMENT
  • 00:10:58.948 --> 00:10:59.949
  • BUT HE MADE A STATEMENTAND SAID, "JOEL PRAY FOR
  • 00:10:59.949 --> 00:11:01.650
  • AND SAID, "JOEL PRAY FORME. ALL OF MY WIVES END
  • 00:11:01.650 --> 00:11:03.352
  • ME. ALL OF MY WIVES ENDUP RUNNING AROUND ON ME."
  • 00:11:03.352 --> 00:11:04.453
  • UP RUNNING AROUND ON ME."I DIDN'T SAY IT BUT I
  • 00:11:04.453 --> 00:11:05.554
  • I DIDN'T SAY IT BUT ITHOUGHT TO MYSELF,
  • 00:11:05.554 --> 00:11:06.388
  • THOUGHT TO MYSELF,"THE ONE, COMMON
  • 00:11:06.388 --> 00:11:07.623
  • "THE ONE, COMMONDENOMINATOR IN THIS THING
  • 00:11:07.623 --> 00:11:09.325
  • DENOMINATOR IN THIS THINGIS YOU." (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:11:09.325 --> 00:11:10.292
  • IS YOU." (LAUGHTER)THERE IS A LESSON IN
  • 00:11:10.292 --> 00:11:11.393
  • THERE IS A LESSON INTHAT PAIN SOMEWHERE
  • 00:11:11.393 --> 00:11:12.828
  • THAT PAIN SOMEWHERETHAT HE'S MISSING. DON'T
  • 00:11:12.828 --> 00:11:13.963
  • THAT HE'S MISSING. DON'TKEEP REPEATING THE SAME
  • 00:11:13.963 --> 00:11:15.765
  • KEEP REPEATING THE SAMEMISTAKES AGAIN AND AGAIN.
  • 00:11:15.765 --> 00:11:17.166
  • MISTAKES AGAIN AND AGAIN.IT'S LIKE THIS GUY I HEARD.
  • 00:11:17.166 --> 00:11:18.033
  • IT'S LIKE THIS GUY I HEARD.HE WAS DRIVING HIS CAR
  • 00:11:18.033 --> 00:11:19.201
  • HE WAS DRIVING HIS CARAND HAD AN ACCIDENT. GOT
  • 00:11:19.201 --> 00:11:20.870
  • AND HAD AN ACCIDENT. GOTOUT SO UPSET. WENT OVER
  • 00:11:20.870 --> 00:11:21.904
  • OUT SO UPSET. WENT OVERTO THE OTHER DRIVER AND
  • 00:11:21.904 --> 00:11:22.638
  • TO THE OTHER DRIVER ANDSAID, "LADY YOU NEED TO
  • 00:11:22.638 --> 00:11:23.572
  • SAID, "LADY YOU NEED TOLEARN HOW TO DRIVE. YOU'RE
  • 00:11:23.572 --> 00:11:24.673
  • LEARN HOW TO DRIVE. YOU'RETHE FOURTH PERSON THAT'S
  • 00:11:24.673 --> 00:11:25.775
  • THE FOURTH PERSON THAT'SRUN INTO ME TODAY."
  • 00:11:25.775 --> 00:11:27.309
  • RUN INTO ME TODAY."(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:11:27.309 --> 00:11:28.477
  • (LAUGHTER)HERE'S MY QUESTION: ARE
  • 00:11:28.477 --> 00:11:29.278
  • HERE'S MY QUESTION: AREYOU BRINGING PAIN ON
  • 00:11:29.278 --> 00:11:30.513
  • YOU BRINGING PAIN ONYOURSELF? ARE YOU
  • 00:11:30.513 --> 00:11:31.480
  • YOURSELF? ARE YOUSTRUGGLING IN A
  • 00:11:31.480 --> 00:11:32.715
  • STRUGGLING IN ARELATIONSHIP, NOT FULFILLED
  • 00:11:32.715 --> 00:11:34.016
  • RELATIONSHIP, NOT FULFILLEDBECAUSE YOU KEEP SAYING
  • 00:11:34.016 --> 00:11:35.417
  • BECAUSE YOU KEEP SAYINGEVERYTHING YOU FEEL LIKE
  • 00:11:35.417 --> 00:11:36.919
  • EVERYTHING YOU FEEL LIKESAYING? HERE'S A NEWS
  • 00:11:36.919 --> 00:11:38.387
  • SAYING? HERE'S A NEWSFLASH. THE PAIN WILL STOP
  • 00:11:38.387 --> 00:11:40.156
  • FLASH. THE PAIN WILL STOPIF YOU ZIP IT UP! DON'T
  • 00:11:40.156 --> 00:11:41.323
  • IF YOU ZIP IT UP! DON'TJUST GO THROUGH IT, GROW
  • 00:11:41.323 --> 00:11:42.958
  • JUST GO THROUGH IT, GROWTHROUGH IT! OTHER TIMES
  • 00:11:42.958 --> 00:11:44.493
  • THROUGH IT! OTHER TIMESWE EXPERIENCE PAIN THAT
  • 00:11:44.493 --> 00:11:45.961
  • WE EXPERIENCE PAIN THATHAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH
  • 00:11:45.961 --> 00:11:47.163
  • HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITHOUR CHOICES. IT WASN'T
  • 00:11:47.163 --> 00:11:48.297
  • OUR CHOICES. IT WASN'TOUR FAULT. WE WERE DOING
  • 00:11:48.297 --> 00:11:49.632
  • OUR FAULT. WE WERE DOINGTHE RIGHT THING AND THE
  • 00:11:49.632 --> 00:11:51.167
  • THE RIGHT THING AND THEWRONG THING HAPPENED.
  • 00:11:51.167 --> 00:11:52.601
  • WRONG THING HAPPENED.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "RAIN
  • 00:11:52.601 --> 00:11:53.969
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "RAINFALLS ON THE JUST AND THE
  • 00:11:53.969 --> 00:11:55.704
  • FALLS ON THE JUST AND THEUNJUST." YOU CAN BE THE
  • 00:11:55.704 --> 00:11:57.406
  • UNJUST." YOU CAN BE THEJUST, HONORING GOD,
  • 00:11:57.406 --> 00:11:58.874
  • JUST, HONORING GOD,HELPING OTHERS AND IT RAINS
  • 00:11:58.874 --> 00:12:00.810
  • HELPING OTHERS AND IT RAINSIN YOUR LIFE. THERE ARE
  • 00:12:00.810 --> 00:12:02.678
  • IN YOUR LIFE. THERE AREFORCES OF DARKNESS TRYING
  • 00:12:02.678 --> 00:12:03.746
  • FORCES OF DARKNESS TRYINGTO KEEP YOU FROM YOUR
  • 00:12:03.746 --> 00:12:05.147
  • TO KEEP YOU FROM YOURDESTINY. GOD COULD HAVE
  • 00:12:05.147 --> 00:12:07.449
  • DESTINY. GOD COULD HAVESTOPPED IT BUT HE DIDN'T.
  • 00:12:07.449 --> 00:12:08.951
  • STOPPED IT BUT HE DIDN'T.EVEN THOUGH IT'S PAINFUL
  • 00:12:08.951 --> 00:12:10.352
  • EVEN THOUGH IT'S PAINFULNOW IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH
  • 00:12:10.352 --> 00:12:11.887
  • NOW IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITHTHAT WILL LEAD YOU TOWARDS
  • 00:12:11.887 --> 00:12:14.023
  • THAT WILL LEAD YOU TOWARDSYOUR DESTINY. AT THE AGE
  • 00:12:14.023 --> 00:12:15.357
  • YOUR DESTINY. AT THE AGEOF 48, MY MOM WAS DOING
  • 00:12:15.357 --> 00:12:16.592
  • OF 48, MY MOM WAS DOINGTHE RIGHT THING; RAISING
  • 00:12:16.592 --> 00:12:17.993
  • THE RIGHT THING; RAISINGFIVE OF US CHILDREN,
  • 00:12:17.993 --> 00:12:18.928
  • FIVE OF US CHILDREN,HELPING MY DAD PASTOR
  • 00:12:18.928 --> 00:12:20.462
  • HELPING MY DAD PASTORTHE CHURCH. LIFE WAS GOOD
  • 00:12:20.462 --> 00:12:21.564
  • THE CHURCH. LIFE WAS GOODBUT THEN IT STARTED
  • 00:12:21.564 --> 00:12:23.532
  • BUT THEN IT STARTEDRAINING. SHE WAS DIAGNOSED
  • 00:12:23.532 --> 00:12:24.967
  • RAINING. SHE WAS DIAGNOSEDWITH TERMINAL LIVER CANCER
  • 00:12:24.967 --> 00:12:26.268
  • WITH TERMINAL LIVER CANCERAND GIVEN A FEW WEEKS TO
  • 00:12:26.268 --> 00:12:27.736
  • AND GIVEN A FEW WEEKS TOLIVE. THAT WAS NOT ONLY
  • 00:12:27.736 --> 00:12:29.738
  • LIVE. THAT WAS NOT ONLYUNCOMFORTABLE PHYSICALLY,
  • 00:12:29.738 --> 00:12:31.207
  • UNCOMFORTABLE PHYSICALLY,OBVIOUSLY, BUT IT WAS ALSO
  • 00:12:31.207 --> 00:12:33.142
  • OBVIOUSLY, BUT IT WAS ALSOPAINFUL EMOTIONALLY.
  • 00:12:33.142 --> 00:12:34.210
  • PAINFUL EMOTIONALLY.THINKING ABOUT POSSIBLY
  • 00:12:34.210 --> 00:12:35.177
  • THINKING ABOUT POSSIBLYLEAVING HER CHILDREN,
  • 00:12:35.177 --> 00:12:36.812
  • LEAVING HER CHILDREN,LEAVING HER HUSBAND.
  • 00:12:36.812 --> 00:12:37.746
  • LEAVING HER HUSBAND.BUT MY MOM DIDN'T GET
  • 00:12:37.746 --> 00:12:38.948
  • BUT MY MOM DIDN'T GETDEPRESSED.
  • 00:12:38.948 --> 00:12:40.149
  • DEPRESSED.SHE DIDN'T GET BITTER AND
  • 00:12:40.149 --> 00:12:41.083
  • SHE DIDN'T GET BITTER ANDSTART BLAMING GOD. HER
  • 00:12:41.083 --> 00:12:42.484
  • START BLAMING GOD. HERATTITUDE WAS, "GOD MY
  • 00:12:42.484 --> 00:12:45.054
  • ATTITUDE WAS, "GOD MYLIFE IS IN YOUR HANDS.
  • 00:12:45.054 --> 00:12:46.055
  • LIFE IS IN YOUR HANDS.I KNOW YOU PROMISED
  • 00:12:46.055 --> 00:12:47.189
  • I KNOW YOU PROMISEDTHE NUMBER OF MY DAYS YOU
  • 00:12:47.189 --> 00:12:48.858
  • THE NUMBER OF MY DAYS YOUWILL FULFILL. PEOPLE DON'T
  • 00:12:48.858 --> 00:12:50.192
  • WILL FULFILL. PEOPLE DON'THAVE THE FINAL SAY. GOD,
  • 00:12:50.192 --> 00:12:51.026
  • HAVE THE FINAL SAY. GOD,I KNOW YOU HAVE THE
  • 00:12:51.026 --> 00:12:52.061
  • I KNOW YOU HAVE THEFINAL SAY."
  • 00:12:52.061 --> 00:12:53.395
  • FINAL SAY."IT DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT
  • 00:12:53.395 --> 00:12:54.563
  • IT DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHTBUT LITTLE BY LITTLE MY
  • 00:12:54.563 --> 00:12:56.765
  • BUT LITTLE BY LITTLE MYMOM GOT BETTER. TODAY,
  • 00:12:56.765 --> 00:12:57.933
  • MOM GOT BETTER. TODAY,34YEARS LATER SHE'S NOT
  • 00:12:57.933 --> 00:12:59.001
  • 34YEARS LATER SHE'S NOTONLY STILL HEALTHY AND
  • 00:12:59.001 --> 00:13:01.303
  • ONLY STILL HEALTHY ANDWHOLE. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:13:01.303 --> 00:13:02.504
  • WHOLE. (APPLAUSE)BUT HERE'S MY POINT.
  • 00:13:02.504 --> 00:13:03.739
  • BUT HERE'S MY POINT.IN THAT DIFFICULT TIME,
  • 00:13:03.739 --> 00:13:05.808
  • IN THAT DIFFICULT TIME,OUT OF THAT PAIN, GOD
  • 00:13:05.808 --> 00:13:07.443
  • OUT OF THAT PAIN, GODBIRTH SOMETHING NEW ON
  • 00:13:07.443 --> 00:13:08.711
  • BIRTH SOMETHING NEW ONTHE INSIDE. SHE STARTED
  • 00:13:08.711 --> 00:13:09.879
  • THE INSIDE. SHE STARTEDGOING AROUND PRAYING
  • 00:13:09.879 --> 00:13:10.913
  • GOING AROUND PRAYINGFOR OTHER PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:13:10.913 --> 00:13:12.715
  • FOR OTHER PEOPLE WHOWERE SICK. TO THIS DAY
  • 00:13:12.715 --> 00:13:13.949
  • WERE SICK. TO THIS DAYSHE STILL SHE GOES UP
  • 00:13:13.949 --> 00:13:14.717
  • SHE STILL SHE GOES UPTO THE MEDICAL CENTER
  • 00:13:14.717 --> 00:13:15.618
  • TO THE MEDICAL CENTEREVERY WEEK AND HAS A
  • 00:13:15.618 --> 00:13:16.352
  • EVERY WEEK AND HAS APRAYER SERVICE IN THE
  • 00:13:16.352 --> 00:13:17.586
  • PRAYER SERVICE IN THECHAPEL. THE VERY THING
  • 00:13:17.586 --> 00:13:18.888
  • CHAPEL. THE VERY THINGTHAT WAS MEANT TO DESTROY
  • 00:13:18.888 --> 00:13:20.456
  • THAT WAS MEANT TO DESTROYHER GOD USED IT TO PUSH
  • 00:13:20.456 --> 00:13:21.557
  • HER GOD USED IT TO PUSHHER INTO A NEW LEVEL OF
  • 00:13:21.557 --> 00:13:23.926
  • HER INTO A NEW LEVEL OFHER DESTINY. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:13:23.926 --> 00:13:25.628
  • HER DESTINY. (APPLAUSE)FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS HOW
  • 00:13:25.628 --> 00:13:27.196
  • FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS HOWTO TAKE YOUR MESS AND
  • 00:13:27.196 --> 00:13:28.964
  • TO TAKE YOUR MESS ANDTURN IT INTO YOUR MESSAGE.
  • 00:13:28.964 --> 00:13:29.965
  • TURN IT INTO YOUR MESSAGE.TAKE WHAT WAS MEANT FOR
  • 00:13:29.965 --> 00:13:31.267
  • TAKE WHAT WAS MEANT FORHARM AND USE IT TO YOUR
  • 00:13:31.267 --> 00:13:32.301
  • HARM AND USE IT TO YOURADVANTAGE. THERE ARE
  • 00:13:32.301 --> 00:13:33.969
  • ADVANTAGE. THERE ARETIMES LIKE WITH MY MOM.
  • 00:13:33.969 --> 00:13:35.404
  • TIMES LIKE WITH MY MOM.GOD WILL ALLOW US TO GO
  • 00:13:35.404 --> 00:13:36.438
  • GOD WILL ALLOW US TO GOTHROUGH A SEASON OF
  • 00:13:36.438 --> 00:13:38.240
  • THROUGH A SEASON OFDIFFICULTY SO HE CAN BIRTH
  • 00:13:38.240 --> 00:13:39.308
  • DIFFICULTY SO HE CAN BIRTHSOMETHING NEW ON THE
  • 00:13:39.308 --> 00:13:41.176
  • SOMETHING NEW ON THEINSIDE. PAUL SAID IN
  • 00:13:41.176 --> 00:13:42.645
  • INSIDE. PAUL SAID INCORINTHIANS, "THE COMFORT
  • 00:13:42.645 --> 00:13:43.812
  • CORINTHIANS, "THE COMFORTWE RECEIVE IN OUR
  • 00:13:43.812 --> 00:13:45.714
  • WE RECEIVE IN OURDIFFICULTIES, NOW WE
  • 00:13:45.714 --> 00:13:47.049
  • DIFFICULTIES, NOW WECAN SHARE THAT SAME
  • 00:13:47.049 --> 00:13:48.617
  • CAN SHARE THAT SAMECOMFORT WITH OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:13:48.617 --> 00:13:50.419
  • COMFORT WITH OTHER PEOPLEIN THEIR TIME OF NEED."
  • 00:13:50.419 --> 00:13:51.420
  • IN THEIR TIME OF NEED."WHEN YOU GO THROUGH
  • 00:13:51.420 --> 00:13:52.087
  • WHEN YOU GO THROUGHSOMETHING YOU DON'T
  • 00:13:52.087 --> 00:13:53.022
  • SOMETHING YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND, IT DOESN'T
  • 00:13:53.022 --> 00:13:54.256
  • UNDERSTAND, IT DOESN'TMAKE SENSE. INSTEAD OF
  • 00:13:54.256 --> 00:13:55.491
  • MAKE SENSE. INSTEAD OFGETTING BITTER, NEGATIVE,
  • 00:13:55.491 --> 00:13:56.759
  • GETTING BITTER, NEGATIVE,GOD WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?
  • 00:13:56.759 --> 00:13:58.694
  • GOD WHY DID THIS HAPPEN?HAVE A NEW PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:13:58.694 --> 00:13:59.962
  • HAVE A NEW PERSPECTIVE.THE REASON GOD ALLOWED
  • 00:13:59.962 --> 00:14:01.697
  • THE REASON GOD ALLOWEDIT IS BECAUSE HE CAN
  • 00:14:01.697 --> 00:14:03.399
  • IT IS BECAUSE HE CANTRUST YOU. HE KNOWS HE
  • 00:14:03.399 --> 00:14:04.633
  • TRUST YOU. HE KNOWS HECAN COUNT ON YOU TO TAKE
  • 00:14:04.633 --> 00:14:05.634
  • CAN COUNT ON YOU TO TAKETHE SAME LOVE, THE SAME
  • 00:14:05.634 --> 00:14:06.502
  • THE SAME LOVE, THE SAMEHEALING; THE SAME
  • 00:14:06.502 --> 00:14:07.670
  • HEALING; THE SAMEENCOURAGEMENT AND SHARE
  • 00:14:07.670 --> 00:14:09.438
  • ENCOURAGEMENT AND SHAREIT WITH OTHERS. EVEN
  • 00:14:09.438 --> 00:14:10.506
  • IT WITH OTHERS. EVENTHOUGH THAT STRUGGLE OF
  • 00:14:10.506 --> 00:14:11.874
  • THOUGH THAT STRUGGLE OFCANCER WAS VERY DIFFICULT
  • 00:14:11.874 --> 00:14:13.575
  • CANCER WAS VERY DIFFICULTFOR MY MOTHER SHE TALKS
  • 00:14:13.575 --> 00:14:14.209
  • FOR MY MOTHER SHE TALKSABOUT HOW SHE WOULDN'T
  • 00:14:14.209 --> 00:14:15.144
  • ABOUT HOW SHE WOULDN'TCHANGE IT. HOW SHE
  • 00:14:15.144 --> 00:14:16.145
  • CHANGE IT. HOW SHEWOULDN'T HAVE IT ANY
  • 00:14:16.145 --> 00:14:16.979
  • WOULDN'T HAVE IT ANYDIFFERENT. THE PAIN WAS
  • 00:14:16.979 --> 00:14:18.547
  • DIFFERENT. THE PAIN WASFOR A GREATER PURPOSE.
  • 00:14:18.547 --> 00:14:19.748
  • FOR A GREATER PURPOSE.MAYBE YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH
  • 00:14:19.748 --> 00:14:20.482
  • MAYBE YOU'VE BEEN THROUGHSOMETHING YOU DON'T
  • 00:14:20.482 --> 00:14:21.951
  • SOMETHING YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND. LIKE MY MOM
  • 00:14:21.951 --> 00:14:23.786
  • UNDERSTAND. LIKE MY MOM- A SICKNESS, ABUSE,
  • 00:14:23.786 --> 00:14:24.954
  • - A SICKNESS, ABUSE,INFERTILITY, YOU'RE RAISING
  • 00:14:24.954 --> 00:14:26.322
  • INFERTILITY, YOU'RE RAISINGA DIFFICULT CHILD, LIFE
  • 00:14:26.322 --> 00:14:27.423
  • A DIFFICULT CHILD, LIFEHASN'T TURNED OUT THE WAY
  • 00:14:27.423 --> 00:14:28.691
  • HASN'T TURNED OUT THE WAYYOU HAD HOPED; IT'S
  • 00:14:28.691 --> 00:14:30.426
  • YOU HAD HOPED; IT'SPAINFUL. IT'S EASY TO TAKE
  • 00:14:30.426 --> 00:14:32.594
  • PAINFUL. IT'S EASY TO TAKEON A VICTIM MENTALITY.
  • 00:14:32.594 --> 00:14:33.629
  • ON A VICTIM MENTALITY."JOEL, IF GOD WAS GOOD ,
  • 00:14:33.629 --> 00:14:34.430
  • "JOEL, IF GOD WAS GOOD ,WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO
  • 00:14:34.430 --> 00:14:35.431
  • WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TOME? WHY DID THESE PEOPLE
  • 00:14:35.431 --> 00:14:36.732
  • ME? WHY DID THESE PEOPLEMISTREAT ME GROWING UP?
  • 00:14:36.732 --> 00:14:37.399
  • MISTREAT ME GROWING UP?WHY DID I HAVE THIS BAD
  • 00:14:37.399 --> 00:14:39.802
  • WHY DID I HAVE THIS BADBREAK?" IT'S BECAUSE GOD
  • 00:14:39.802 --> 00:14:42.037
  • BREAK?" IT'S BECAUSE GODKNOWS HE CAN TRUST YOU.
  • 00:14:42.037 --> 00:14:43.439
  • KNOWS HE CAN TRUST YOU.THE FORCES OF DARKNESS
  • 00:14:43.439 --> 00:14:44.640
  • THE FORCES OF DARKNESSTRIED TO TAKE YOU OUT BUT
  • 00:14:44.640 --> 00:14:45.908
  • TRIED TO TAKE YOU OUT BUTGOD HAD HIS HAND ON THE
  • 00:14:45.908 --> 00:14:47.109
  • GOD HAD HIS HAND ON THETHERMOSTAT. HE SAID,
  • 00:14:47.109 --> 00:14:48.177
  • THERMOSTAT. HE SAID,"NOT SO FAST THAT'S MY
  • 00:14:48.177 --> 00:14:49.845
  • "NOT SO FAST THAT'S MYSON! THAT'S MY DAUGHTER!
  • 00:14:49.845 --> 00:14:51.280
  • SON! THAT'S MY DAUGHTER!I'VE GOT AN ASSIGNMENT
  • 00:14:51.280 --> 00:14:52.982
  • I'VE GOT AN ASSIGNMENTFOR THEM TO FULFILL!"
  • 00:14:52.982 --> 00:14:53.949
  • FOR THEM TO FULFILL!"JUST LIKE GOD SAID TO
  • 00:14:53.949 --> 00:14:56.318
  • JUST LIKE GOD SAID TOSATAN, "YOU CAN TEST JOB
  • 00:14:56.318 --> 00:14:57.252
  • SATAN, "YOU CAN TEST JOBBUT YOU CAN'T TAKE HIS
  • 00:14:57.252 --> 00:14:58.654
  • BUT YOU CAN'T TAKE HISLIFE." HE'S NOT GOING TO
  • 00:14:58.654 --> 00:14:59.989
  • LIFE." HE'S NOT GOING TOQUIT SERVING ME I KNOW
  • 00:14:59.989 --> 00:15:01.590
  • QUIT SERVING ME I KNOWWHAT JOB IS MADE OF.
  • 00:15:01.590 --> 00:15:02.891
  • WHAT JOB IS MADE OF.GOD IS SAYING THE SAME
  • 00:15:02.891 --> 00:15:04.259
  • GOD IS SAYING THE SAMETHING ABOUT YOU. IT MAY
  • 00:15:04.259 --> 00:15:05.928
  • THING ABOUT YOU. IT MAYBE PAINFUL BUT I KNOW
  • 00:15:05.928 --> 00:15:07.129
  • BE PAINFUL BUT I KNOWWHAT THEY'RE MADE OF.
  • 00:15:07.129 --> 00:15:08.564
  • WHAT THEY'RE MADE OF.IT MAY BE DIFFICULT.
  • 00:15:08.564 --> 00:15:09.832
  • IT MAY BE DIFFICULT.IT MAY NOT BE FAIR.
  • 00:15:09.832 --> 00:15:10.866
  • IT MAY NOT BE FAIR.BUT I'M NOT ONLY GOING TO
  • 00:15:10.866 --> 00:15:11.967
  • BUT I'M NOT ONLY GOING TOBRING THEM OUT, I'M GOING
  • 00:15:11.967 --> 00:15:13.068
  • BRING THEM OUT, I'M GOINGTO BRING THEM OUT BETTER
  • 00:15:13.068 --> 00:15:14.970
  • TO BRING THEM OUT BETTERAND WILL USE THEM TO HELP
  • 00:15:14.970 --> 00:15:16.171
  • AND WILL USE THEM TO HELPOTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE
  • 00:15:16.171 --> 00:15:16.939
  • OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARESTRUGGLING IN THE SAME
  • 00:15:16.939 --> 00:15:18.273
  • STRUGGLING IN THE SAMEAREA. GOD CAN TRUST YOU!
  • 00:15:18.273 --> 00:15:19.408
  • AREA. GOD CAN TRUST YOU!THERE'S A PURPOSE FOR
  • 00:15:19.408 --> 00:15:21.710
  • THERE'S A PURPOSE FORTHAT PAIN! (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:15:21.710 --> 00:15:22.544
  • THAT PAIN! (APPLAUSE)DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY
  • 00:15:22.544 --> 00:15:23.946
  • DO YOU KNOW HOW MANYBUSINESSES, CHARITIES, AND
  • 00:15:23.946 --> 00:15:24.947
  • BUSINESSES, CHARITIES, ANDMINISTRIES HAVE BEEN
  • 00:15:24.947 --> 00:15:26.682
  • MINISTRIES HAVE BEENBIRTHED OUT OF PAIN? MAY
  • 00:15:26.682 --> 00:15:29.218
  • BIRTHED OUT OF PAIN? MAYOF 1980, CINDY LIGHTNER
  • 00:15:29.218 --> 00:15:30.586
  • OF 1980, CINDY LIGHTNERRECEIVED A PHONE CALL
  • 00:15:30.586 --> 00:15:31.854
  • RECEIVED A PHONE CALLSAYING THAT HER
  • 00:15:31.854 --> 00:15:32.688
  • SAYING THAT HER13-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER,
  • 00:15:32.688 --> 00:15:33.956
  • 13-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER,CARRIE, HAD BEEN HIT BY A
  • 00:15:33.956 --> 00:15:35.057
  • CARRIE, HAD BEEN HIT BY ACAR WHILE WALKING TO
  • 00:15:35.057 --> 00:15:36.592
  • CAR WHILE WALKING TOCHURCH. UNFORTUNATELY
  • 00:15:36.592 --> 00:15:37.993
  • CHURCH. UNFORTUNATELYCARRIE LOST HER LIFE THAT
  • 00:15:37.993 --> 00:15:39.428
  • CARRIE LOST HER LIFE THATDAY. THIS MOTHER WAS
  • 00:15:39.428 --> 00:15:40.763
  • DAY. THIS MOTHER WASDEVASTATED. SHE DIDN'T
  • 00:15:40.763 --> 00:15:42.031
  • DEVASTATED. SHE DIDN'TTHINK SHE COULD GO ON
  • 00:15:42.031 --> 00:15:43.565
  • THINK SHE COULD GO ONUNTIL SHE LEARNED THE
  • 00:15:43.565 --> 00:15:45.534
  • UNTIL SHE LEARNED THEMAN DRIVING THE CAR WAS
  • 00:15:45.534 --> 00:15:46.435
  • MAN DRIVING THE CAR WASUNDER THE INFLUENCE OF
  • 00:15:46.435 --> 00:15:48.237
  • UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFALCOHOL AND HE WAS A
  • 00:15:48.237 --> 00:15:49.605
  • ALCOHOL AND HE WAS AREPEAT OFFENDER. WHEN
  • 00:15:49.605 --> 00:15:50.806
  • REPEAT OFFENDER. WHENSHE HEARD THAT SOMETHING
  • 00:15:50.806 --> 00:15:52.641
  • SHE HEARD THAT SOMETHINGROSE UP IN HER LIKE SHE
  • 00:15:52.641 --> 00:15:54.410
  • ROSE UP IN HER LIKE SHEHAD NEVER FELT. IN HER
  • 00:15:54.410 --> 00:15:55.911
  • HAD NEVER FELT. IN HERLATE DAUGHTERS BEDROOM
  • 00:15:55.911 --> 00:15:56.979
  • LATE DAUGHTERS BEDROOMSHE STARTED A NEW
  • 00:15:56.979 --> 00:15:58.580
  • SHE STARTED A NEWORGANIZATION. NO MONEY.
  • 00:15:58.580 --> 00:15:59.848
  • ORGANIZATION. NO MONEY.NO INFLUENCE. NO
  • 00:15:59.848 --> 00:16:01.050
  • NO INFLUENCE. NOEXPERIENCE. SHE CALLED
  • 00:16:01.050 --> 00:16:02.518
  • EXPERIENCE. SHE CALLEDIT M.A.D.D., MOTHERS
  • 00:16:02.518 --> 00:16:04.153
  • IT M.A.D.D., MOTHERSAGAINST DRUNK DRIVING.
  • 00:16:04.153 --> 00:16:05.654
  • AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING.TODAY HER ORGANIZATION
  • 00:16:05.654 --> 00:16:06.688
  • TODAY HER ORGANIZATIONHAS SAVED HUNDREDS OF
  • 00:16:06.688 --> 00:16:08.057
  • HAS SAVED HUNDREDS OFTHOUSANDS OF LIVES,
  • 00:16:08.057 --> 00:16:08.891
  • THOUSANDS OF LIVES,CHANGED LAWS, AND
  • 00:16:08.891 --> 00:16:10.759
  • CHANGED LAWS, ANDINFLUENCED POLICY.
  • 00:16:10.759 --> 00:16:12.194
  • INFLUENCED POLICY.CINDY LIGHTENER
  • 00:16:12.194 --> 00:16:14.563
  • CINDY LIGHTENERUNDERSTANDS THIS
  • 00:16:14.563 --> 00:16:15.931
  • UNDERSTANDS THISPRINCIPAL. SHE DIDN'T
  • 00:16:15.931 --> 00:16:17.299
  • PRINCIPAL. SHE DIDN'TWASTE HER PAIN. NO IT
  • 00:16:17.299 --> 00:16:18.233
  • WASTE HER PAIN. NO ITDIDN'T BRING HER DAUGHTER
  • 00:16:18.233 --> 00:16:19.334
  • DIDN'T BRING HER DAUGHTERBACK BUT SHE KNEW THERE
  • 00:16:19.334 --> 00:16:20.135
  • BACK BUT SHE KNEW THEREWAS A PURPOSE FOR THAT
  • 00:16:20.135 --> 00:16:21.537
  • WAS A PURPOSE FOR THATPAIN. SHE COULD HAVE SAT
  • 00:16:21.537 --> 00:16:23.072
  • PAIN. SHE COULD HAVE SATAROUND DEPRESSED, BITTER,
  • 00:16:23.072 --> 00:16:25.174
  • AROUND DEPRESSED, BITTER,BLAMING GOD BUT SHE DIDN'T
  • 00:16:25.174 --> 00:16:26.542
  • BLAMING GOD BUT SHE DIDN'TPUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE
  • 00:16:26.542 --> 00:16:28.043
  • PUT A QUESTION MARK WHEREGOD PUT A PERIOD. THAT
  • 00:16:28.043 --> 00:16:29.478
  • GOD PUT A PERIOD. THATPIECE IN HER PUZZLE DIDN'T
  • 00:16:29.478 --> 00:16:30.946
  • PIECE IN HER PUZZLE DIDN'TMAKE SENSE AT THE TIME BUT
  • 00:16:30.946 --> 00:16:32.214
  • MAKE SENSE AT THE TIME BUTSHE BELIEVES THAT WHEN
  • 00:16:32.214 --> 00:16:33.649
  • SHE BELIEVES THAT WHENEVERYTHING CAME TOGETHER,
  • 00:16:33.649 --> 00:16:34.550
  • EVERYTHING CAME TOGETHER,IT WOULD FALL PERFECTLY
  • 00:16:34.550 --> 00:16:35.918
  • IT WOULD FALL PERFECTLYINTO PLACE. THAT'S EXACTLY
  • 00:16:35.918 --> 00:16:37.553
  • INTO PLACE. THAT'S EXACTLYWHAT HAPPENED. TODAY SHE'S
  • 00:16:37.553 --> 00:16:39.555
  • WHAT HAPPENED. TODAY SHE'SIMPACTING THE WORLD.
  • 00:16:39.555 --> 00:16:40.989
  • IMPACTING THE WORLD.MOST OF US WILL NEVER
  • 00:16:40.989 --> 00:16:42.157
  • MOST OF US WILL NEVEREXPERIENCE ANYTHING AS
  • 00:16:42.157 --> 00:16:43.992
  • EXPERIENCE ANYTHING ASTRAGIC AS CINDY DID BUT IF
  • 00:16:43.992 --> 00:16:45.561
  • TRAGIC AS CINDY DID BUT IFSHE CAN TAKE ONE OF THE
  • 00:16:45.561 --> 00:16:47.196
  • SHE CAN TAKE ONE OF THEGREATEST PAINS IN LIFE AND
  • 00:16:47.196 --> 00:16:48.931
  • GREATEST PAINS IN LIFE ANDTURN IT AROUND TO BECOME
  • 00:16:48.931 --> 00:16:50.666
  • TURN IT AROUND TO BECOMEA FORCE FOR GOOD, I BELIEVE
  • 00:16:50.666 --> 00:16:52.267
  • A FORCE FOR GOOD, I BELIEVEYOU AND I CAN FIND THE
  • 00:16:52.267 --> 00:16:54.203
  • YOU AND I CAN FIND THEPURPOSE IN OUR PAIN. DON'T
  • 00:16:54.203 --> 00:16:56.271
  • PURPOSE IN OUR PAIN. DON'TGET CAUGHT UP IN WHERE
  • 00:16:56.271 --> 00:16:57.573
  • GET CAUGHT UP IN WHERETHIS PIECE TO MY PUZZLE
  • 00:16:57.573 --> 00:16:58.841
  • THIS PIECE TO MY PUZZLEFITS. "JOEL IT DOESN'T
  • 00:16:58.841 --> 00:16:59.675
  • FITS. "JOEL IT DOESN'TMAKE SENSE. THIS IS AN
  • 00:16:59.675 --> 00:17:00.776
  • MAKE SENSE. THIS IS ANUGLY PIECE." KEEP MOVING
  • 00:17:00.776 --> 00:17:02.611
  • UGLY PIECE." KEEP MOVINGFORWARD. DO LIKE SHE DID.
  • 00:17:02.611 --> 00:17:03.912
  • FORWARD. DO LIKE SHE DID.GO OUT AND ENCOURAGE
  • 00:17:03.912 --> 00:17:05.681
  • GO OUT AND ENCOURAGESOMEBODY ELSE. HEALING
  • 00:17:05.681 --> 00:17:07.382
  • SOMEBODY ELSE. HEALINGCOMES WHEN YOU GET YOUR
  • 00:17:07.382 --> 00:17:09.384
  • COMES WHEN YOU GET YOURMIND OFF OF YOUR OWN PAIN;
  • 00:17:09.384 --> 00:17:10.419
  • MIND OFF OF YOUR OWN PAIN;WHAT YOU LOST, WHAT DIDN'T
  • 00:17:10.419 --> 00:17:12.054
  • WHAT YOU LOST, WHAT DIDN'TWORK OUT AND YOU GO TO HELP
  • 00:17:12.054 --> 00:17:14.056
  • WORK OUT AND YOU GO TO HELPOTHERS. AS LONG AS YOU STAY
  • 00:17:14.056 --> 00:17:15.524
  • OTHERS. AS LONG AS YOU STAYFOCUSED ON YOURSELF YOU'RE
  • 00:17:15.524 --> 00:17:16.892
  • FOCUSED ON YOURSELF YOU'REGOING TO GET STUCK. THERE'S
  • 00:17:16.892 --> 00:17:18.894
  • GOING TO GET STUCK. THERE'SA BLESSING IN THAT PAIN.
  • 00:17:18.894 --> 00:17:20.362
  • A BLESSING IN THAT PAIN.YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO GIVE
  • 00:17:20.362 --> 00:17:21.864
  • YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO GIVEOTHERS. YOU CAN ENCOURAGE
  • 00:17:21.864 --> 00:17:23.098
  • OTHERS. YOU CAN ENCOURAGEPEOPLE WHO ARE GOING THROUGH
  • 00:17:23.098 --> 00:17:25.400
  • PEOPLE WHO ARE GOING THROUGHWHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH.
  • 00:17:25.400 --> 00:17:26.602
  • WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH.A LADY I KNOW GOT A BAD
  • 00:17:26.602 --> 00:17:28.370
  • A LADY I KNOW GOT A BADMEDICAL REPORT. DOCTORS
  • 00:17:28.370 --> 00:17:29.471
  • MEDICAL REPORT. DOCTORSFOUND WHAT THEY THOUGHT
  • 00:17:29.471 --> 00:17:30.706
  • FOUND WHAT THEY THOUGHTWAS A CANCEROUS TUMOR AND
  • 00:17:30.706 --> 00:17:31.740
  • WAS A CANCEROUS TUMOR ANDWE PRAYED RIGHT HERE THAT
  • 00:17:31.740 --> 00:17:33.108
  • WE PRAYED RIGHT HERE THATTHE REPORT WOULD COME BACK
  • 00:17:33.108 --> 00:17:34.343
  • THE REPORT WOULD COME BACKNEGATIVE. BUT INDEED THEY
  • 00:17:34.343 --> 00:17:36.378
  • NEGATIVE. BUT INDEED THEYFOUND OUT IT WAS CANCER.
  • 00:17:36.378 --> 00:17:37.012
  • FOUND OUT IT WAS CANCER.SHE HAD BEEN COMING TO
  • 00:17:37.012 --> 00:17:38.013
  • SHE HAD BEEN COMING TOLAKEWOOD FOR A LONG TIME
  • 00:17:38.013 --> 00:17:39.281
  • LAKEWOOD FOR A LONG TIMESO SHE KNEW SHE'S NOT A
  • 00:17:39.281 --> 00:17:41.016
  • SO SHE KNEW SHE'S NOT AVICTIM, SHE'S A VICTOR.
  • 00:17:41.016 --> 00:17:41.950
  • VICTIM, SHE'S A VICTOR.SHE KNEW GOD WOULDN'T
  • 00:17:41.950 --> 00:17:43.051
  • SHE KNEW GOD WOULDN'TALLOW IT UNLESS HE COULD
  • 00:17:43.051 --> 00:17:44.987
  • ALLOW IT UNLESS HE COULDBRING GOOD OUT OF IT.
  • 00:17:44.987 --> 00:17:45.654
  • BRING GOOD OUT OF IT.LIKE MY MOTHER SHE DIDN'T
  • 00:17:45.654 --> 00:17:47.256
  • LIKE MY MOTHER SHE DIDN'TGET DEFEATED. HER ATTITUDE
  • 00:17:47.256 --> 00:17:48.724
  • GET DEFEATED. HER ATTITUDEWAS, "GOD, I KNOW I'M IN
  • 00:17:48.724 --> 00:17:50.192
  • WAS, "GOD, I KNOW I'M INTHE PALM OF YOUR HAND.
  • 00:17:50.192 --> 00:17:51.293
  • THE PALM OF YOUR HAND.NOTHING CAN SNATCH ME
  • 00:17:51.293 --> 00:17:52.494
  • NOTHING CAN SNATCH MEAWAY. GOD I DON'T
  • 00:17:52.494 --> 00:17:53.695
  • AWAY. GOD I DON'TUNDERSTAND IT BUT I TRUST
  • 00:17:53.695 --> 00:17:55.531
  • UNDERSTAND IT BUT I TRUSTYOU." FOR ONE YEAR SHE
  • 00:17:55.531 --> 00:17:57.332
  • YOU." FOR ONE YEAR SHETOOK CHEMOTHERAPY.
  • 00:17:57.332 --> 00:17:58.267
  • TOOK CHEMOTHERAPY.IT WASN'T EASY. SHE LOST
  • 00:17:58.267 --> 00:17:59.301
  • IT WASN'T EASY. SHE LOSTALL OF HER HAIR, GOT VERY
  • 00:17:59.301 --> 00:18:00.969
  • ALL OF HER HAIR, GOT VERYSICK. BUT TODAY SHE IS
  • 00:18:00.969 --> 00:18:03.405
  • SICK. BUT TODAY SHE IS11 YEARS CANCER FREE!
  • 00:18:03.405 --> 00:18:04.173
  • 11 YEARS CANCER FREE!DO YOU KNOW WHAT SHE
  • 00:18:04.173 --> 00:18:06.108
  • DO YOU KNOW WHAT SHEDOES NOW? SHE GOES BACK
  • 00:18:06.108 --> 00:18:08.710
  • DOES NOW? SHE GOES BACKTO THE SAME HOSPITAL AS
  • 00:18:08.710 --> 00:18:10.412
  • TO THE SAME HOSPITAL ASA VOLUNTEER AND SHE
  • 00:18:10.412 --> 00:18:11.680
  • A VOLUNTEER AND SHEENCOURAGES THE PEOPLE
  • 00:18:11.680 --> 00:18:13.248
  • ENCOURAGES THE PEOPLETHAT ARE FIGHTING CANCER.
  • 00:18:13.248 --> 00:18:14.816
  • THAT ARE FIGHTING CANCER.SHE TELLS THEM, "I KNOW
  • 00:18:14.816 --> 00:18:16.185
  • SHE TELLS THEM, "I KNOWWHAT YOU'RE GOING
  • 00:18:16.185 --> 00:18:17.019
  • WHAT YOU'RE GOINGTHROUGH. I'VE BEEN THERE.
  • 00:18:17.019 --> 00:18:17.819
  • THROUGH. I'VE BEEN THERE.I'VE TAKEN THE CHEMO AND
  • 00:18:17.819 --> 00:18:19.354
  • I'VE TAKEN THE CHEMO ANDLOOK GOD DID IT FOR ME,
  • 00:18:19.354 --> 00:18:20.822
  • LOOK GOD DID IT FOR ME,HE CAN DO IT FOR YOU!"
  • 00:18:20.822 --> 00:18:22.491
  • HE CAN DO IT FOR YOU!"SHE'S NOT WASTING HER PAIN.
  • 00:18:22.491 --> 00:18:24.226
  • SHE'S NOT WASTING HER PAIN.HER TEST HAS BECOME HER
  • 00:18:24.226 --> 00:18:26.061
  • HER TEST HAS BECOME HERTESTIMONY. WE'VE ALL BEEN
  • 00:18:26.061 --> 00:18:26.895
  • TESTIMONY. WE'VE ALL BEENTHROUGH THINGS THAT WERE
  • 00:18:26.895 --> 00:18:28.130
  • THROUGH THINGS THAT WEREUNCOMFORTABLE. WE DIDN'T
  • 00:18:28.130 --> 00:18:29.398
  • UNCOMFORTABLE. WE DIDN'TLIKE IT. BUT GOD MADE A
  • 00:18:29.398 --> 00:18:30.599
  • LIKE IT. BUT GOD MADE AWAY WHEN WE DIDN'T SEE
  • 00:18:30.599 --> 00:18:32.167
  • WAY WHEN WE DIDN'T SEEA WAY. IF IT WASN'T FOR
  • 00:18:32.167 --> 00:18:34.002
  • A WAY. IF IT WASN'T FORHIS HEALING, HIS FAVOR,
  • 00:18:34.002 --> 00:18:34.970
  • HIS HEALING, HIS FAVOR,HIS GOODNESS, HIS MERCY,
  • 00:18:34.970 --> 00:18:36.238
  • HIS GOODNESS, HIS MERCY,WE WOULDN'T BE HERE.
  • 00:18:36.238 --> 00:18:37.639
  • WE WOULDN'T BE HERE.GOD'S COUNTING ON US TO
  • 00:18:37.639 --> 00:18:39.641
  • GOD'S COUNTING ON US TOLET OUR LIGHT SHINE.
  • 00:18:39.641 --> 00:18:41.009
  • LET OUR LIGHT SHINE.WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH
  • 00:18:41.009 --> 00:18:42.244
  • WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGHCAN HELP SOMEBODY ELSE
  • 00:18:42.244 --> 00:18:43.445
  • CAN HELP SOMEBODY ELSEGET THROUGH IT. BE ON
  • 00:18:43.445 --> 00:18:44.313
  • GET THROUGH IT. BE ONTHE LOOKOUT FOR SOMEBODY
  • 00:18:44.313 --> 00:18:46.048
  • THE LOOKOUT FOR SOMEBODYYOU CAN ENCOURAGE.
  • 00:18:46.048 --> 00:18:47.583
  • YOU CAN ENCOURAGE.DON'T WASTE YOUR PAIN.
  • 00:18:47.583 --> 00:18:48.650
  • DON'T WASTE YOUR PAIN.MY FRIEND, COACH DALE
  • 00:18:48.650 --> 00:18:50.385
  • MY FRIEND, COACH DALEBROWN AT LSU, TOLD ABOUT
  • 00:18:50.385 --> 00:18:51.286
  • BROWN AT LSU, TOLD ABOUTA YOUNG LADY NAMED
  • 00:18:51.286 --> 00:18:52.588
  • A YOUNG LADY NAMEDLOLO JONES. YOU PROBABLY
  • 00:18:52.588 --> 00:18:53.889
  • LOLO JONES. YOU PROBABLYHEARD OF HER. SHE'S
  • 00:18:53.889 --> 00:18:55.257
  • HEARD OF HER. SHE'SA STAR SPRINTER. SHE HOLDS
  • 00:18:55.257 --> 00:18:56.291
  • A STAR SPRINTER. SHE HOLDSTHE WORLD RECORD IN THE
  • 00:18:56.291 --> 00:18:58.594
  • THE WORLD RECORD IN THEHURDLES. IN 2008, SHE WAS
  • 00:18:58.594 --> 00:18:59.995
  • HURDLES. IN 2008, SHE WASAT THE OLYMPIC GAMES AND
  • 00:18:59.995 --> 00:19:01.296
  • AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES ANDHEAVILY FAVORED TO WIN
  • 00:19:01.296 --> 00:19:02.764
  • HEAVILY FAVORED TO WINTHE GOLD MEDAL. NOBODY
  • 00:19:02.764 --> 00:19:03.899
  • THE GOLD MEDAL. NOBODYHAD EVEN COME CLOSE TO
  • 00:19:03.899 --> 00:19:05.367
  • HAD EVEN COME CLOSE TOHER TIME. SHE LINED UP
  • 00:19:05.367 --> 00:19:06.568
  • HER TIME. SHE LINED UPON THE TRACK, THE STARTER
  • 00:19:06.568 --> 00:19:07.703
  • ON THE TRACK, THE STARTERFIRED THEIR GUN, AND SHE
  • 00:19:07.703 --> 00:19:08.937
  • FIRED THEIR GUN, AND SHETOOK OFF RUNNING.
  • 00:19:08.937 --> 00:19:09.938
  • TOOK OFF RUNNING.EVERYTHING WAS GOING
  • 00:19:09.938 --> 00:19:11.073
  • EVERYTHING WAS GOINGGREAT. SHE WAS IN FIRST
  • 00:19:11.073 --> 00:19:12.741
  • GREAT. SHE WAS IN FIRSTPLACE LIKE EXPECTED. EIGHT
  • 00:19:12.741 --> 00:19:14.576
  • PLACE LIKE EXPECTED. EIGHTHURDLES DOWN, TWO TO GO
  • 00:19:14.576 --> 00:19:15.811
  • HURDLES DOWN, TWO TO GOAND SHE WINS THE GOLD;
  • 00:19:15.811 --> 00:19:17.446
  • AND SHE WINS THE GOLD;A DREAM COMES TRUE. BUT
  • 00:19:17.446 --> 00:19:18.880
  • A DREAM COMES TRUE. BUTSOMEHOW ON THAT NINTH
  • 00:19:18.880 --> 00:19:19.781
  • SOMEHOW ON THAT NINTHHURDLE HER TIMING GOT
  • 00:19:19.781 --> 00:19:20.882
  • HURDLE HER TIMING GOTOFF. SHE HIT IT, STUMBLED,
  • 00:19:20.882 --> 00:19:22.618
  • OFF. SHE HIT IT, STUMBLED,AND FELL TO THE GROUND.
  • 00:19:22.618 --> 00:19:24.186
  • AND FELL TO THE GROUND.THAT ALLOWED THE OTHER
  • 00:19:24.186 --> 00:19:25.821
  • THAT ALLOWED THE OTHERRUNNERS TO PASS HER BY.
  • 00:19:25.821 --> 00:19:26.722
  • RUNNERS TO PASS HER BY.SHE DIDN'T WIN THE GOLD;
  • 00:19:26.722 --> 00:19:28.323
  • SHE DIDN'T WIN THE GOLD;A HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT.
  • 00:19:28.323 --> 00:19:29.324
  • A HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT.SHE TRAINED HER WHOLE LIFE
  • 00:19:29.324 --> 00:19:30.392
  • SHE TRAINED HER WHOLE LIFEFOR THAT TWELVE-SECOND
  • 00:19:30.392 --> 00:19:32.461
  • FOR THAT TWELVE-SECONDRACE AND NOW IT WAS OVER.
  • 00:19:32.461 --> 00:19:33.428
  • RACE AND NOW IT WAS OVER.THEY INTERVIEWED HER A
  • 00:19:33.428 --> 00:19:34.529
  • THEY INTERVIEWED HER ALITTLE AFTERWARDS AND
  • 00:19:34.529 --> 00:19:36.198
  • LITTLE AFTERWARDS ANDSHE SAID IN EFFECT, "YES
  • 00:19:36.198 --> 00:19:37.866
  • SHE SAID IN EFFECT, "YESIT'S PAINFUL. YES I'M
  • 00:19:37.866 --> 00:19:39.334
  • IT'S PAINFUL. YES I'MDISAPPOINTED BUT I KNOW
  • 00:19:39.334 --> 00:19:40.869
  • DISAPPOINTED BUT I KNOWNOW I CAN HELP OTHER
  • 00:19:40.869 --> 00:19:42.904
  • NOW I CAN HELP OTHERPEOPLE WHO HAVE FALLEN!"
  • 00:19:42.904 --> 00:19:44.039
  • PEOPLE WHO HAVE FALLEN!"WHEN YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH
  • 00:19:44.039 --> 00:19:45.907
  • WHEN YOU'VE BEEN THROUGHSOMETHING IN ONE SENSE
  • 00:19:45.907 --> 00:19:46.742
  • SOMETHING IN ONE SENSEYOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN A
  • 00:19:46.742 --> 00:19:48.510
  • YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN AGIFT. YOU ARE UNIQUELY
  • 00:19:48.510 --> 00:19:50.345
  • GIFT. YOU ARE UNIQUELYQUALIFIED TO HELP OTHERS
  • 00:19:50.345 --> 00:19:51.446
  • QUALIFIED TO HELP OTHERSSTRUGGLING IN THAT SAME
  • 00:19:51.446 --> 00:19:53.048
  • STRUGGLING IN THAT SAMESITUATION. DON'T SIT
  • 00:19:53.048 --> 00:19:53.882
  • SITUATION. DON'T SITAROUND FEELING SORRY
  • 00:19:53.882 --> 00:19:54.816
  • AROUND FEELING SORRYFOR YOURSELF. GO OUT AND
  • 00:19:54.816 --> 00:19:56.752
  • FOR YOURSELF. GO OUT ANDLIFT SOMEBODY ELSE UP.
  • 00:19:56.752 --> 00:19:58.086
  • LIFT SOMEBODY ELSE UP.(APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)FRIENDS EVERYTHING HAPPENS
  • 00:19:59.187 --> 00:20:01.123
  • FRIENDS EVERYTHING HAPPENSTO US FOR A REASON. NOTHING
  • 00:20:01.123 --> 00:20:02.791
  • TO US FOR A REASON. NOTHINGIS A COINCIDENCE. SOME
  • 00:20:02.791 --> 00:20:03.992
  • IS A COINCIDENCE. SOMETHING'S ARE TO HELP US
  • 00:20:03.992 --> 00:20:05.227
  • THING'S ARE TO HELP USGROW, MATURE, COME UP
  • 00:20:05.227 --> 00:20:06.995
  • GROW, MATURE, COME UPHIGHER. THEN THERE ARE
  • 00:20:06.995 --> 00:20:08.463
  • HIGHER. THEN THERE ARETIMES GOD WILL ALLOW US
  • 00:20:08.463 --> 00:20:09.765
  • TIMES GOD WILL ALLOW USTO GO THROUGH A DIFFICULT
  • 00:20:09.765 --> 00:20:11.767
  • TO GO THROUGH A DIFFICULTSEASON SO LATER ON WE CAN
  • 00:20:11.767 --> 00:20:14.169
  • SEASON SO LATER ON WE CANBE INSTRUMENTAL IN HELPING
  • 00:20:14.169 --> 00:20:15.904
  • BE INSTRUMENTAL IN HELPINGSOMEBODY ELSE OVERCOME.
  • 00:20:15.904 --> 00:20:17.172
  • SOMEBODY ELSE OVERCOME.CAN GOD TRUST YOU WITH
  • 00:20:17.172 --> 00:20:18.940
  • CAN GOD TRUST YOU WITHTHE PAIN? CAN GOD TRUST
  • 00:20:18.940 --> 00:20:20.676
  • THE PAIN? CAN GOD TRUSTYOU TO BE UNCOMFORTABLE?
  • 00:20:20.676 --> 00:20:21.910
  • YOU TO BE UNCOMFORTABLE?WILL YOU GET NEGATIVE,
  • 00:20:21.910 --> 00:20:22.944
  • WILL YOU GET NEGATIVE,BITTER? GOD, WHY IS THIS
  • 00:20:22.944 --> 00:20:23.812
  • BITTER? GOD, WHY IS THISHAPPENING TO ME? I SAY
  • 00:20:23.812 --> 00:20:25.314
  • HAPPENING TO ME? I SAYTHIS RESPECTFULLY, "IT'S
  • 00:20:25.314 --> 00:20:27.115
  • THIS RESPECTFULLY, "IT'SNOT ALL ABOUT YOU!"
  • 00:20:27.115 --> 00:20:28.350
  • NOT ALL ABOUT YOU!"WHAT IF GOD ALLOWED IT
  • 00:20:28.350 --> 00:20:29.584
  • WHAT IF GOD ALLOWED ITSO THREE YEARS FROM NOW
  • 00:20:29.584 --> 00:20:30.252
  • SO THREE YEARS FROM NOWYOU CAN HELP SOMEBODY
  • 00:20:30.252 --> 00:20:31.486
  • YOU CAN HELP SOMEBODYELSE MOVE FORWARD? CAN GOD
  • 00:20:31.486 --> 00:20:33.422
  • ELSE MOVE FORWARD? CAN GODTRUST YOU? WHEN MY FATHER
  • 00:20:33.422 --> 00:20:34.823
  • TRUST YOU? WHEN MY FATHERWENT TO BE WITH THE LORD;
  • 00:20:34.823 --> 00:20:36.325
  • WENT TO BE WITH THE LORD;YOU'VE LOST LOVED ONES.
  • 00:20:36.325 --> 00:20:37.159
  • YOU'VE LOST LOVED ONES.IT'S VERY PAINFUL.
  • 00:20:37.159 --> 00:20:38.493
  • IT'S VERY PAINFUL.I DIDN'T LIKE IT. I WAS
  • 00:20:38.493 --> 00:20:40.028
  • I DIDN'T LIKE IT. I WASUNCOMFORTABLE BUT DO
  • 00:20:40.028 --> 00:20:40.996
  • UNCOMFORTABLE BUT DOYOU KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:20:40.996 --> 00:20:42.364
  • YOU KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLETELL ME, "JOEL, WHEN YOU
  • 00:20:42.364 --> 00:20:43.632
  • TELL ME, "JOEL, WHEN YOUTALK ABOUT YOUR FATHER AND
  • 00:20:43.632 --> 00:20:44.866
  • TALK ABOUT YOUR FATHER ANDHOW MUCH YOU LOVED HIM.
  • 00:20:44.866 --> 00:20:45.767
  • HOW MUCH YOU LOVED HIM.HOW YOU STEPPED UP TO
  • 00:20:45.767 --> 00:20:47.069
  • HOW YOU STEPPED UP TOPASTOR THE CHURCH. THAT
  • 00:20:47.069 --> 00:20:49.004
  • PASTOR THE CHURCH. THATHELPED ME TO OVERCOME WHEN
  • 00:20:49.004 --> 00:20:50.205
  • HELPED ME TO OVERCOME WHENMY LOVED ONE WENT TO BE
  • 00:20:50.205 --> 00:20:51.807
  • MY LOVED ONE WENT TO BEWITH THE LORD." WITH THE
  • 00:20:51.807 --> 00:20:53.475
  • WITH THE LORD." WITH THECOMFORT I'VE RECEIVED,
  • 00:20:53.475 --> 00:20:54.710
  • COMFORT I'VE RECEIVED,I CAN SHARE THAT COMFORT
  • 00:20:54.710 --> 00:20:56.545
  • I CAN SHARE THAT COMFORTWITH OTHERS. WE ALL HAVE
  • 00:20:56.545 --> 00:20:57.779
  • WITH OTHERS. WE ALL HAVESOMETHING TO GIVE. WE'VE
  • 00:20:57.779 --> 00:20:59.181
  • SOMETHING TO GIVE. WE'VEALL BEEN THROUGH A HURT,
  • 00:20:59.181 --> 00:21:00.315
  • ALL BEEN THROUGH A HURT,A LOSS, OR A DISAPPOINT-
  • 00:21:00.315 --> 00:21:01.350
  • A LOSS, OR A DISAPPOINT-MENT. DON'T SEE IT AS,
  • 00:21:01.350 --> 00:21:02.684
  • MENT. DON'T SEE IT AS,"AWE, MAN THIS IS SO BAD."
  • 00:21:02.684 --> 00:21:03.652
  • "AWE, MAN THIS IS SO BAD."NO YOU MAY NOT HAVE LIKED
  • 00:21:03.652 --> 00:21:04.953
  • NO YOU MAY NOT HAVE LIKEDIT, BUT THERE'S A PURPOSE
  • 00:21:04.953 --> 00:21:07.489
  • IT, BUT THERE'S A PURPOSEFOR THAT PAIN. I SAW A
  • 00:21:07.489 --> 00:21:08.990
  • FOR THAT PAIN. I SAW AREPORT ON THE NEWS ABOUT
  • 00:21:08.990 --> 00:21:10.025
  • REPORT ON THE NEWS ABOUTTHIS LADY. SHE WAS A
  • 00:21:10.025 --> 00:21:11.360
  • THIS LADY. SHE WAS ALARGER WOMAN AND SHE HAD
  • 00:21:11.360 --> 00:21:12.294
  • LARGER WOMAN AND SHE HADALWAYS BEEN PERFECTLY
  • 00:21:12.294 --> 00:21:13.695
  • ALWAYS BEEN PERFECTLYHEALTHY BUT SHE STARTED
  • 00:21:13.695 --> 00:21:15.564
  • HEALTHY BUT SHE STARTEDFEELING A LITTLE NAUSEATED.
  • 00:21:15.564 --> 00:21:16.465
  • FEELING A LITTLE NAUSEATED.COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHAT
  • 00:21:16.465 --> 00:21:17.766
  • COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHATWAS WRONG. OVER THE NEXT
  • 00:21:17.766 --> 00:21:19.234
  • WAS WRONG. OVER THE NEXTFEW MONTHS HER BACK
  • 00:21:19.234 --> 00:21:20.469
  • FEW MONTHS HER BACKSTARTED HURTING, HER FEET
  • 00:21:20.469 --> 00:21:21.937
  • STARTED HURTING, HER FEETSWELLING, COULDN'T SLEEP
  • 00:21:21.937 --> 00:21:23.271
  • SWELLING, COULDN'T SLEEPAT NIGHT. SHE WENT TO THE
  • 00:21:23.271 --> 00:21:24.573
  • AT NIGHT. SHE WENT TO THEDOCTOR EARLY ON. THEY
  • 00:21:24.573 --> 00:21:25.440
  • DOCTOR EARLY ON. THEYTHOUGHT IT WAS SOME
  • 00:21:25.440 --> 00:21:26.508
  • THOUGHT IT WAS SOMEKIND OF VIRUS THAT WOULD
  • 00:21:26.508 --> 00:21:27.909
  • KIND OF VIRUS THAT WOULDSOON PASS BUT MONTH AFTER
  • 00:21:27.909 --> 00:21:29.111
  • SOON PASS BUT MONTH AFTERMONTH DIFFERENT SYMPTOMS
  • 00:21:29.111 --> 00:21:30.445
  • MONTH DIFFERENT SYMPTOMSPOPPED UP. SHE WAS
  • 00:21:30.445 --> 00:21:32.214
  • POPPED UP. SHE WASUNCOMFORTABLE, SWOLLEN,
  • 00:21:32.214 --> 00:21:33.415
  • UNCOMFORTABLE, SWOLLEN,GAINING WEIGHT. SHE DIDN'T
  • 00:21:33.415 --> 00:21:35.183
  • GAINING WEIGHT. SHE DIDN'TLIKE IT. ONE DAY SHE
  • 00:21:35.183 --> 00:21:36.585
  • LIKE IT. ONE DAY SHESTARTED FEELING INCREDIBLE
  • 00:21:36.585 --> 00:21:38.520
  • STARTED FEELING INCREDIBLEPAINS IN HER STOMACH AREA.
  • 00:21:38.520 --> 00:21:39.755
  • PAINS IN HER STOMACH AREA.SHE TRIED TO ENDURE IT
  • 00:21:39.755 --> 00:21:40.922
  • SHE TRIED TO ENDURE ITTHINKING THAT IT WOULD PASS
  • 00:21:40.922 --> 00:21:41.990
  • THINKING THAT IT WOULD PASSBUT IT KEPT GETTING WORSE
  • 00:21:41.990 --> 00:21:43.358
  • BUT IT KEPT GETTING WORSEAND WORSE. FINALLY SHE
  • 00:21:43.358 --> 00:21:44.226
  • AND WORSE. FINALLY SHECOULDN'T TAKE IT ANY
  • 00:21:44.226 --> 00:21:45.394
  • COULDN'T TAKE IT ANYLONGER. IN EXCRUCIATING
  • 00:21:45.394 --> 00:21:47.362
  • LONGER. IN EXCRUCIATINGPAIN SHE HAD HER HUSBAND
  • 00:21:47.362 --> 00:21:48.430
  • PAIN SHE HAD HER HUSBANDRUSH HER TO THE EMERGENCY
  • 00:21:48.430 --> 00:21:50.198
  • RUSH HER TO THE EMERGENCYROOM. THE DOCTOR EXAMINED
  • 00:21:50.198 --> 00:21:51.833
  • ROOM. THE DOCTOR EXAMINEDHER AND SAID, "I KNOW
  • 00:21:51.833 --> 00:21:53.502
  • HER AND SAID, "I KNOWEXACTLY WHAT'S WRONG."
  • 00:21:53.502 --> 00:21:54.903
  • EXACTLY WHAT'S WRONG."NINETY MINUTES LATER HE
  • 00:21:54.903 --> 00:21:56.505
  • NINETY MINUTES LATER HEHANDED HER HER NEW BABY
  • 00:21:56.505 --> 00:21:58.740
  • HANDED HER HER NEW BABYBOY. SHE WAS PREGNANT
  • 00:21:58.740 --> 00:22:00.041
  • BOY. SHE WAS PREGNANTAND DIDN'T KNOW IT. ALL
  • 00:22:00.041 --> 00:22:01.710
  • AND DIDN'T KNOW IT. ALLTHOSE SYMPTOMS SHE WAS
  • 00:22:01.710 --> 00:22:02.844
  • THOSE SYMPTOMS SHE WASFEELING; THE PAIN,
  • 00:22:02.844 --> 00:22:04.813
  • FEELING; THE PAIN,DISCOMFORT, NAUSEA. THERE
  • 00:22:04.813 --> 00:22:06.915
  • DISCOMFORT, NAUSEA. THEREWAS A PURPOSE FOR IT.
  • 00:22:06.915 --> 00:22:08.550
  • WAS A PURPOSE FOR IT.A CHANGE WAS TAKING PLACE.
  • 00:22:08.550 --> 00:22:09.317
  • A CHANGE WAS TAKING PLACE.SHE WAS ABOUT TO GIVE
  • 00:22:09.317 --> 00:22:10.952
  • SHE WAS ABOUT TO GIVEBIRTH. MANY TIMES, LIKE
  • 00:22:10.952 --> 00:22:12.421
  • BIRTH. MANY TIMES, LIKEHER, WE'RE PREGNANT AND
  • 00:22:12.421 --> 00:22:14.022
  • HER, WE'RE PREGNANT ANDWE DON'T KNOW IT. ALL WE
  • 00:22:14.022 --> 00:22:16.324
  • WE DON'T KNOW IT. ALL WECAN FEEL IS THE PAIN.
  • 00:22:16.324 --> 00:22:17.626
  • CAN FEEL IS THE PAIN."GOD, I'M UNCOMFORTABLE."
  • 00:22:17.626 --> 00:22:19.261
  • "GOD, I'M UNCOMFORTABLE."THE PAIN IS A SIGN YOU'RE
  • 00:22:19.261 --> 00:22:21.096
  • THE PAIN IS A SIGN YOU'REABOUT TO GIVE BIRTH.
  • 00:22:21.096 --> 00:22:23.131
  • ABOUT TO GIVE BIRTH.IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH,
  • 00:22:23.131 --> 00:22:24.232
  • IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH,EVENTUALLY THE PAIN WILL
  • 00:22:24.232 --> 00:22:25.667
  • EVENTUALLY THE PAIN WILLPASS. YOU'LL GIVE BIRTH
  • 00:22:25.667 --> 00:22:26.101
  • PASS. YOU'LL GIVE BIRTHTO NEW STRENGTH, NEW
  • 00:22:26.101 --> 00:22:28.336
  • TO NEW STRENGTH, NEWTALENT, NEW MINISTRY,
  • 00:22:28.336 --> 00:22:29.337
  • TALENT, NEW MINISTRY,NEW CHARITY, NEW
  • 00:22:29.337 --> 00:22:30.772
  • NEW CHARITY, NEWFRIENDSHIPS; A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:22:30.772 --> 00:22:32.240
  • FRIENDSHIPS; A NEW LEVEL.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:22:32.240 --> 00:22:33.942
  • (APPLAUSE)THE PAIN IS FOR A PURPOSE.
  • 00:22:33.942 --> 00:22:36.044
  • THE PAIN IS FOR A PURPOSE.A CHANGE IS TAKING PLACE.
  • 00:22:36.044 --> 00:22:37.312
  • A CHANGE IS TAKING PLACE.WHEN YOU'RE IN A DIFFICULT
  • 00:22:37.312 --> 00:22:38.480
  • WHEN YOU'RE IN A DIFFICULTTIME DON'T FOCUS ON THE
  • 00:22:38.480 --> 00:22:39.781
  • TIME DON'T FOCUS ON THEPAIN, FOCUS ON THE FACT
  • 00:22:39.781 --> 00:22:41.883
  • PAIN, FOCUS ON THE FACTTHAT A NEW LEVEL IS COMING.
  • 00:22:41.883 --> 00:22:43.351
  • THAT A NEW LEVEL IS COMING.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "JESUS
  • 00:22:43.351 --> 00:22:44.519
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "JESUSENDURED THE PAIN OF THE
  • 00:22:44.519 --> 00:22:46.221
  • ENDURED THE PAIN OF THECROSS LOOKING FORWARD
  • 00:22:46.221 --> 00:22:47.589
  • CROSS LOOKING FORWARDTO THE JOY THAT WAS SET
  • 00:22:47.589 --> 00:22:49.090
  • TO THE JOY THAT WAS SETBEFORE HIM." IF YOU ONLY
  • 00:22:49.090 --> 00:22:50.592
  • BEFORE HIM." IF YOU ONLYFOCUS ON WHERE YOU ARE,
  • 00:22:50.592 --> 00:22:51.660
  • FOCUS ON WHERE YOU ARE,ON THE PAIN, YOU'LL GET
  • 00:22:51.660 --> 00:22:52.994
  • ON THE PAIN, YOU'LL GETNEGATIVE. HAVE A NEW
  • 00:22:52.994 --> 00:22:54.362
  • NEGATIVE. HAVE A NEWPERSPECTIVE, THE RIGHT
  • 00:22:54.362 --> 00:22:55.564
  • PERSPECTIVE, THE RIGHTPERSPECTIVE. "GOD I DON'T
  • 00:22:55.564 --> 00:22:56.998
  • PERSPECTIVE. "GOD I DON'TLIKE THIS SITUATION BUT I
  • 00:22:56.998 --> 00:22:58.500
  • LIKE THIS SITUATION BUT IKNOW THIS PAIN IS NOT HERE
  • 00:22:58.500 --> 00:22:59.367
  • KNOW THIS PAIN IS NOT HERETO STOP ME. IT'S HERE TO
  • 00:22:59.367 --> 00:23:00.969
  • TO STOP ME. IT'S HERE TOPROMOTE ME. IT'S A SIGN
  • 00:23:00.969 --> 00:23:02.270
  • PROMOTE ME. IT'S A SIGNI'M ABOUT TO GIVE BIRTH
  • 00:23:02.270 --> 00:23:04.239
  • I'M ABOUT TO GIVE BIRTHTO SOMETHING NEW."
  • 00:23:04.239 --> 00:23:04.873
  • TO SOMETHING NEW."THAT'S WHAT MY FRIENDS
  • 00:23:04.873 --> 00:23:06.641
  • THAT'S WHAT MY FRIENDSCRAIG AND SAMANTHA DID.
  • 00:23:06.641 --> 00:23:07.843
  • CRAIG AND SAMANTHA DID.CRAIG AT THE TIME WAS THE
  • 00:23:07.843 --> 00:23:08.643
  • CRAIG AT THE TIME WAS THEHEAD OF OUR CHILDREN'S
  • 00:23:08.643 --> 00:23:10.045
  • HEAD OF OUR CHILDREN'SMINISTRY AT LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:23:10.045 --> 00:23:10.846
  • MINISTRY AT LAKEWOOD.THEY HAD TWO BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:23:10.846 --> 00:23:12.280
  • THEY HAD TWO BEAUTIFULCHILDREN. SAMANTHA WAS
  • 00:23:12.280 --> 00:23:14.282
  • CHILDREN. SAMANTHA WASEXPECTING THE THIRD CHILD.
  • 00:23:14.282 --> 00:23:15.250
  • EXPECTING THE THIRD CHILD.WHEN LITTLE CONNOR WAS
  • 00:23:15.250 --> 00:23:16.518
  • WHEN LITTLE CONNOR WASBORN THEY SOON REALIZED
  • 00:23:16.518 --> 00:23:18.119
  • BORN THEY SOON REALIZEDSOMETHING WASN'T QUITE
  • 00:23:18.119 --> 00:23:19.554
  • SOMETHING WASN'T QUITERIGHT. HE WASN'T TALKING,
  • 00:23:19.554 --> 00:23:20.822
  • RIGHT. HE WASN'T TALKING,DEVELOPING AS FAST AS THE
  • 00:23:20.822 --> 00:23:22.657
  • DEVELOPING AS FAST AS THEOTHER CHILDREN. CONNER
  • 00:23:22.657 --> 00:23:24.759
  • OTHER CHILDREN. CONNERWAS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM.
  • 00:23:24.759 --> 00:23:26.495
  • WAS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM.WHILE THEY LOVED CONNOR
  • 00:23:26.495 --> 00:23:27.762
  • WHILE THEY LOVED CONNORJUST AS MUCH, OF COURSE,
  • 00:23:27.762 --> 00:23:28.830
  • JUST AS MUCH, OF COURSE,THEY WERE A LITTLE TAKEN
  • 00:23:28.830 --> 00:23:30.198
  • THEY WERE A LITTLE TAKENABACK BY IT. IT'S NOT WHAT
  • 00:23:30.198 --> 00:23:31.800
  • ABACK BY IT. IT'S NOT WHATTHEY WERE EXPECTING.
  • 00:23:31.800 --> 00:23:32.801
  • THEY WERE EXPECTING.BUT CRAIG AND SAMANTHA
  • 00:23:32.801 --> 00:23:34.536
  • BUT CRAIG AND SAMANTHAUNDERSTAND THIS PRINCIPLE.
  • 00:23:34.536 --> 00:23:35.570
  • UNDERSTAND THIS PRINCIPLE.THEY DIDN'T PUT A QUESTION
  • 00:23:35.570 --> 00:23:36.872
  • THEY DIDN'T PUT A QUESTIONMARK WHERE GOD PUT A
  • 00:23:36.872 --> 00:23:38.406
  • MARK WHERE GOD PUT APERIOD. THEY KNEW THE
  • 00:23:38.406 --> 00:23:40.141
  • PERIOD. THEY KNEW THEREASON THEY HAD CONNOR
  • 00:23:40.141 --> 00:23:41.476
  • REASON THEY HAD CONNORWAS BECAUSE GOD COULD
  • 00:23:41.476 --> 00:23:42.844
  • WAS BECAUSE GOD COULDTRUST THEM. THEY DIDN'T
  • 00:23:42.844 --> 00:23:44.546
  • TRUST THEM. THEY DIDN'TWASTE THEIR PAIN. CRAIG
  • 00:23:44.546 --> 00:23:45.981
  • WASTE THEIR PAIN. CRAIGTOLD ME HOW AT THAT TIME
  • 00:23:45.981 --> 00:23:47.516
  • TOLD ME HOW AT THAT TIMEWE DIDN'T HAVE ANY CLASSES
  • 00:23:47.516 --> 00:23:49.117
  • WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY CLASSESFOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN
  • 00:23:49.117 --> 00:23:50.485
  • FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDRENHERE AT THE CHURCH.
  • 00:23:50.485 --> 00:23:51.520
  • HERE AT THE CHURCH.MANY PARENTS COULDN'T
  • 00:23:51.520 --> 00:23:52.654
  • MANY PARENTS COULDN'TATTEND A MAIN SERVICE LIKE
  • 00:23:52.654 --> 00:23:53.922
  • ATTEND A MAIN SERVICE LIKETHIS BECAUSE THEIR CHILDREN
  • 00:23:53.922 --> 00:23:55.690
  • THIS BECAUSE THEIR CHILDRENNEEDED CONSTANT ATTENTION.
  • 00:23:55.690 --> 00:23:56.758
  • NEEDED CONSTANT ATTENTION.HE SAID, "JOEL WHY DON'T
  • 00:23:56.758 --> 00:23:58.560
  • HE SAID, "JOEL WHY DON'TWE START A SPECIAL NEEDS
  • 00:23:58.560 --> 00:23:59.861
  • WE START A SPECIAL NEEDSCLASS FOR THESE CHILDREN?
  • 00:23:59.861 --> 00:24:00.595
  • CLASS FOR THESE CHILDREN?WE CAN CALL IT 'THE
  • 00:24:00.595 --> 00:24:02.130
  • WE CAN CALL IT 'THECHAMPIONS CLUB.'"
  • 00:24:02.130 --> 00:24:03.665
  • CHAMPIONS CLUB.'"IN THAT TIME OF PAIN
  • 00:24:03.665 --> 00:24:04.966
  • IN THAT TIME OF PAINCRAIG RECOGNIZED HE WAS
  • 00:24:04.966 --> 00:24:06.334
  • CRAIG RECOGNIZED HE WASPREGNANT. HE WAS ABOUT TO
  • 00:24:06.334 --> 00:24:07.202
  • PREGNANT. HE WAS ABOUT TOGIVE BIRTH TO SOMETHING
  • 00:24:07.202 --> 00:24:08.537
  • GIVE BIRTH TO SOMETHINGNEW. WE STARTED OUR
  • 00:24:08.537 --> 00:24:09.971
  • NEW. WE STARTED OURCHAMPIONS CLUB AND IN
  • 00:24:09.971 --> 00:24:10.939
  • CHAMPIONS CLUB AND INTHE FIRST FEW MONTHS,
  • 00:24:10.939 --> 00:24:12.240
  • THE FIRST FEW MONTHS,THREE HUNDRED NEW FAMILIES
  • 00:24:12.240 --> 00:24:14.910
  • THREE HUNDRED NEW FAMILIESJOINED THE CHURCH. OTHER
  • 00:24:14.910 --> 00:24:16.411
  • JOINED THE CHURCH. OTHERCHURCHES HEARD ABOUT IT
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  • CHURCHES HEARD ABOUT ITAND CRAIG HELPED THEM
  • 00:24:17.412 --> 00:24:18.413
  • AND CRAIG HELPED THEMLAUNCH THEIR OWN SPECIAL
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  • LAUNCH THEIR OWN SPECIALNEEDS CLASS. TODAY THERE
  • 00:24:19.881 --> 00:24:21.249
  • NEEDS CLASS. TODAY THEREARE OVER THIRTY CHAMPIONS
  • 00:24:21.249 --> 00:24:22.484
  • ARE OVER THIRTY CHAMPIONSCLUBS IN SEVEN DIFFERENT
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  • CLUBS IN SEVEN DIFFERENTNATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
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  • NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.(APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)HERE'S WHAT I'M SAYING.
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  • HERE'S WHAT I'M SAYING.WHEN IT'S PAINFUL, DON'T
  • 00:24:29.190 --> 00:24:30.292
  • WHEN IT'S PAINFUL, DON'TGET DISCOURAGED, GET
  • 00:24:30.292 --> 00:24:31.293
  • GET DISCOURAGED, GETREADY, YOU'RE ABOUT TO
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  • READY, YOU'RE ABOUT TOGIVE BIRTH. THAT
  • 00:24:32.594 --> 00:24:33.828
  • GIVE BIRTH. THATDISCOMFORT YOU'RE FEELING
  • 00:24:33.828 --> 00:24:35.030
  • DISCOMFORT YOU'RE FEELINGIT'S NOT JUST A RANDOM
  • 00:24:35.030 --> 00:24:36.031
  • IT'S NOT JUST A RANDOMPAIN THOSE ARE BIRTH
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  • PAIN THOSE ARE BIRTHPAINS. THERE'S A BLESSING
  • 00:24:37.566 --> 00:24:39.200
  • PAINS. THERE'S A BLESSINGIN THAT PAIN. THERE'S A
  • 00:24:39.200 --> 00:24:40.802
  • IN THAT PAIN. THERE'S AGIFT IN THAT PAIN. THERE'S
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  • GIFT IN THAT PAIN. THERE'SA MINISTRY IN THE PAIN.
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  • A MINISTRY IN THE PAIN.THERE'S A NEW LEVEL IN
  • 00:24:42.771 --> 00:24:43.672
  • THERE'S A NEW LEVEL INTHAT PAIN. DON'T WASTE
  • 00:24:43.672 --> 00:24:44.906
  • THAT PAIN. DON'T WASTEIT. DO LIKE CRAIG. BE ON
  • 00:24:44.906 --> 00:24:46.274
  • IT. DO LIKE CRAIG. BE ONTHE LOOK OUT. LOOK FOR
  • 00:24:46.274 --> 00:24:47.509
  • THE LOOK OUT. LOOK FOROPPORTUNITIES SO YOU CAN
  • 00:24:47.509 --> 00:24:49.611
  • OPPORTUNITIES SO YOU CANENCOURAGE SOMEBODY ELSE.
  • 00:24:49.611 --> 00:24:50.245
  • ENCOURAGE SOMEBODY ELSE.CAN GOD TRUST YOU WITH
  • 00:24:50.245 --> 00:24:51.913
  • CAN GOD TRUST YOU WITHTHAT PAIN? WILL YOU GET
  • 00:24:51.913 --> 00:24:53.148
  • THAT PAIN? WILL YOU GETNEGATIVE? BITTER? OR WILL
  • 00:24:53.148 --> 00:24:53.982
  • NEGATIVE? BITTER? OR WILLYOU SAY, "GOD I DON'T
  • 00:24:53.982 --> 00:24:54.916
  • YOU SAY, "GOD I DON'TUNDERSTAND IT, BUT I KNOW
  • 00:24:54.916 --> 00:24:56.217
  • UNDERSTAND IT, BUT I KNOWTHERE'S A PURPOSE FOR
  • 00:24:56.217 --> 00:24:57.419
  • THERE'S A PURPOSE FORTHIS PAIN."
  • 00:24:57.419 --> 00:24:58.853
  • THIS PAIN."REMEMBER, GOD HAS HIS
  • 00:24:58.853 --> 00:25:00.722
  • REMEMBER, GOD HAS HISHAND ON THE THERMOSTAT.
  • 00:25:00.722 --> 00:25:01.623
  • HAND ON THE THERMOSTAT.IF IT WAS TOO MUCH HE
  • 00:25:01.623 --> 00:25:02.824
  • IF IT WAS TOO MUCH HEWOULD HAVE CUT BACK THE
  • 00:25:02.824 --> 00:25:03.992
  • WOULD HAVE CUT BACK THEHEAT. DON'T JUST GO
  • 00:25:03.992 --> 00:25:05.093
  • HEAT. DON'T JUST GOTHROUGH IT GROW THROUGH
  • 00:25:05.093 --> 00:25:06.294
  • THROUGH IT GROW THROUGHIT! IF YOU'LL DO THIS I
  • 00:25:06.294 --> 00:25:08.129
  • IT! IF YOU'LL DO THIS IBELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE
  • 00:25:08.129 --> 00:25:10.231
  • BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'REPAIN IS ABOUT TO BE TURNED
  • 00:25:10.231 --> 00:25:11.666
  • PAIN IS ABOUT TO BE TURNEDINTO YOUR GAIN. YOU'RE
  • 00:25:11.666 --> 00:25:12.300
  • INTO YOUR GAIN. YOU'REGOING TO COME OUT
  • 00:25:12.300 --> 00:25:13.168
  • GOING TO COME OUTSTRONGER, INCREASED,
  • 00:25:13.168 --> 00:25:14.402
  • STRONGER, INCREASED,PROMOTED, NEW LEVELS.
  • 00:25:14.402 --> 00:25:15.570
  • PROMOTED, NEW LEVELS.OUT OF THAT PAIN IS GOING
  • 00:25:15.570 --> 00:25:16.838
  • OUT OF THAT PAIN IS GOINGTO BIRTH YOU INTO THE
  • 00:25:16.838 --> 00:25:18.673
  • TO BIRTH YOU INTO THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:25:18.673 --> 00:25:20.008
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY.IN JESUS' NAME. IF YOU
  • 00:25:20.008 --> 00:25:21.042
  • IN JESUS' NAME. IF YOURECEIVE IT TODAY, CAN YOU
  • 00:25:21.042 --> 00:25:24.579
  • RECEIVE IT TODAY, CAN YOUSAY AMEN? (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:25:24.579 --> 00:25:25.146
  • SAY AMEN? (APPLAUSE)WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSE
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  • WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSEOUR BROADCAST WITHOUT
  • 00:25:26.348 --> 00:25:27.716
  • OUR BROADCAST WITHOUTGIVING YOU AN OPPORTUNITY
  • 00:25:27.716 --> 00:25:28.817
  • GIVING YOU AN OPPORTUNITYTO MAKE JESUS THE LORD
  • 00:25:28.817 --> 00:25:29.884
  • TO MAKE JESUS THE LORDOF YOUR LIFE. WOULD YOU
  • 00:25:29.884 --> 00:25:31.419
  • OF YOUR LIFE. WOULD YOUPRAY WITH ME? JUST SAY,
  • 00:25:31.419 --> 00:25:33.822
  • PRAY WITH ME? JUST SAY,"LORD JESUS, I REPENT
  • 00:25:33.822 --> 00:25:35.256
  • "LORD JESUS, I REPENTOF MY SINS. COME INTO
  • 00:25:35.256 --> 00:25:37.525
  • OF MY SINS. COME INTOMY HEART. I MAKE YOU MY
  • 00:25:37.525 --> 00:25:39.394
  • MY HEART. I MAKE YOU MYLORD AND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:39.394 --> 00:25:40.829
  • LORD AND SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED
  • 00:25:40.829 --> 00:25:41.863
  • FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYEDTHAT SIMPLE PRAYER, WE
  • 00:25:41.863 --> 00:25:42.797
  • THAT SIMPLE PRAYER, WEBELIEVE YOU GOT BORN
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  • BELIEVE YOU GOT BORNAGAIN. GET IN A GOOD
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  • AGAIN. GET IN A GOODBIBLE-BASED CHURCH.
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  • BIBLE-BASED CHURCH.KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.
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  • KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOU
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  • HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOUPLACES THAT YOU'VE NEVER
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  • > ANNCR: THIS NOVEMBER,
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  • > ANNCR: THIS NOVEMBER,AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
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  • AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,
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  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,AUTHOR OF 10 NEW YORK TIMES
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  • AUTHOR OF 10 NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERS, JOEL OSTEEN,
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  • BESTSELLERS, JOEL OSTEEN,WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU A
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  • WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU ACOPY OF HIS BRAND NEW BOOK,
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  • "EMPTY OUT THE NEGATIVE".> JOEL: THINK POWER THOUGHTS.
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  • > JOEL: THINK POWER THOUGHTS.THINK VICTORY THOUGHTS.
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  • THINK VICTORY THOUGHTS.DON'T LOOK AT HOW BIG THE
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  • DON'T LOOK AT HOW BIG THEPROBLEM IS, LOOK AT HOW
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  • > JOEL: I'M EXCITED ABOUT
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  • THE NEGATIVE".OUR LIFE IS LIKE A
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  • OUR LIFE IS LIKE ACONTAINER. WE WERE CREATED
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  • CONTAINER. WE WERE CREATEDTO BE FILLED WITH JOY,
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  • TO BE FILLED WITH JOY,PEACE, CONFIDENCE.
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  • PEACE, CONFIDENCE.BUT WHEN WE ALLOW NEGATIVE
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  • BUT WHEN WE ALLOW NEGATIVEEMOTIONS IN LIKE WORRY,
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  • EMOTIONS IN LIKE WORRY,DOUBT, GUILT; THAT'S TAKING
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  • DOUBT, GUILT; THAT'S TAKINGUP SPACE FOR THE GOOD
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  • UP SPACE FOR THE GOODTHINGS THAT SHOULD BE
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  • THINGS THAT SHOULD BETHERE.
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  • THERE.I'LL SHOW YOU HOW TO
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  • I'LL SHOW YOU HOW TOEMPTY OUT THE NEGATIVE
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  • EMPTY OUT THE NEGATIVESO YOU CAN LIVE MORE
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  • SO YOU CAN LIVE MOREFULFILLED AND BECOME ALL
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  • FULFILLED AND BECOME ALLYOU WERE CREATED TO BE.
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  • YOU WERE CREATED TO BE.> VICTORIA: WE WOULD LOVE
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  • > VICTORIA: WE WOULD LOVETO SEND YOU A COPY OF
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  • TO SEND YOU A COPY OFJOEL'S NEW BOOK.
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  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCH
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  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCHFOR BEING A PART OF THE
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  • FOR BEING A PART OF THEMINISTRY. YOUR PRAYER,
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  • MINISTRY. YOUR PRAYER,YOUR SUPPORT, YOUR
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  • YOUR SUPPORT, YOURGENEROSITY, IT'S MAKING A
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  • GENEROSITY, IT'S MAKING ADIFFERENCE ALL OVER THE
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  • DIFFERENCE ALL OVER THEWORLD. WE COULDN'T DO IT
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  • WORLD. WE COULDN'T DO ITWITHOUT FAITHFUL PEOPLE
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  • TO SHOW OUT IN YOUR LIFE,DO THINGS THAT YOU'VE
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  • DO THINGS THAT YOU'VENEVER SEEN BEFORE.
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  • LORD, THANK YOU FOR ALL OFOUR FRIENDS AND PARTNERS.
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