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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)WELL GOD BLESS YOU! SUCH A
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  • WELL GOD BLESS YOU! SUCH AJOY TO COME INTO YOUR HOMES;
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  • JOY TO COME INTO YOUR HOMES;IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA
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  • IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREAPLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PART
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  • PLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PARTOF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • OF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU WE'LL MAKE
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  • I PROMISE YOU WE'LL 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 AND THANK YOU AGAIN
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  • IN AND THANK YOU AGAINFOR COMING OUT TODAY.
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  • FOR COMING OUT TODAY.I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY. I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY. I HEARDABOUT THIS PASTOR. HE WAS
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  • ABOUT THIS PASTOR. HE WASASKED TO INFORM A MEMBER
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  • ASKED TO INFORM A MEMBEROF HIS CONGREGATION WHO
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  • OF HIS CONGREGATION WHOHAD A HEART CONDITION THAT
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  • HAD A HEART CONDITION THATHE HAD JUST INHERITED
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  • HE HAD JUST INHERITED$10 MILLION DOLLARS. THEY
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  • $10 MILLION DOLLARS. THEYWERE CONCERNED BECAUSE OF
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  • WERE CONCERNED BECAUSE OFTHE SHOCK THAT HE MIGHT
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  • THE SHOCK THAT HE MIGHTHAVE A HEART ATTACK. THE
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  • HAVE A HEART ATTACK. THEPASTOR SAID, "SIR, WHAT
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  • PASTOR SAID, "SIR, WHATWOULD YOU DO IF YOU
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  • WOULD YOU DO IF YOUINHERITED $10 MILLION
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  • INHERITED $10 MILLIONDOLLARS?" THE MAN SAID,
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  • DOLLARS?" THE MAN SAID,"PASTOR THE FIRST THING
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  • "PASTOR THE FIRST THINGI WOULD DO IS GIVE HALF
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  • I WOULD DO IS GIVE HALFOF IT TO THE CHURCH."
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  • OF IT TO THE CHURCH."AT THAT POINT THE PASTOR
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  • AT THAT POINT THE PASTORFELL OVER DEAD. (LAUGHTER)
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  • FELL OVER DEAD. (LAUGHTER)HOLD UP YOUR BIBLE. SAY IT
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  • HOLD UP YOUR BIBLE. SAY ITLIKE YOU MEAN IT. THIS IS
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  • LIKE YOU MEAN IT. THIS ISMY BIBLE. I AM WHAT IT SAYS
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  • MY BIBLE. I AM WHAT IT SAYSI AM. I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS
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  • I AM. I HAVE WHAT IT SAYSI HAVE. I CAN DO WHAT IT
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  • I HAVE. I CAN DO WHAT ITSAYS I CAN DO. TODAY I WILL
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  • SAYS I CAN DO. TODAY I WILLBE TAUGHT THE WORD OF GOD.
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  • BE TAUGHT THE WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS, MY MIND
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS, MY MINDIS ALERT, MY HEART IS
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  • IS ALERT, MY HEART ISRECEPTIVE, I WILL NEVER BE
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  • RECEPTIVE, I WILL NEVER BETHE SAME IN JESUS' NAME.
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  • THE SAME IN JESUS' NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT "AN EXPECTED END".
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  • ABOUT "AN EXPECTED END".I WAS WITH A WELL-KNOWN
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  • I WAS WITH A WELL-KNOWNACTOR A FEW YEARS AGO.
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  • ACTOR A FEW YEARS AGO.HE NOT ONLY STARS IN MAJOR
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  • HE NOT ONLY STARS IN MAJORMOVIES BUT HE WRITES THEM.
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  • MOVIES BUT HE WRITES THEM.WE WALKED INTO THIS ROOM
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  • WE WALKED INTO THIS ROOMTHAT HAD A LARGE GLASS WALL
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  • THAT HAD A LARGE GLASS WALLOVERLOOKING HIS PROPERTY.
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  • OVERLOOKING HIS PROPERTY.THERE WERE ALL OF THESE
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  • THERE WERE ALL OF THESE5 X 7 INDEX CARDS STUCK UP
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  • 5 X 7 INDEX CARDS STUCK UPON THE WALL, PROBABLY ONE
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  • ON THE WALL, PROBABLY ONEHUNDRED FIFTY OF THEM.
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  • HUNDRED FIFTY OF THEM.HE EXPLAINED HOW HE WAS
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  • HE EXPLAINED HOW HE WASWRITING A MOVIE AND THOSE
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  • WRITING A MOVIE AND THOSEWERE ALL THE DIFFERENT
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  • WERE ALL THE DIFFERENTSCENES. HE STUDIES THEM,
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  • SCENES. HE STUDIES THEM,MOVES THINGS AROUND, ADDS
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  • MOVES THINGS AROUND, ADDSA SCENE HERE, AND TAKES AWAY
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  • A SCENE HERE, AND TAKES AWAYA SCENE THERE. HE TOLD TO
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  • A SCENE THERE. HE TOLD TOHAVE A GOOD MOVIE YOU NEED
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  • HAVE A GOOD MOVIE YOU NEEDUPS AND DOWNS, CONFLICTS
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  • UPS AND DOWNS, CONFLICTSAND VICTORIES, GOOD
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  • AND VICTORIES, GOODCHARACTERS AND BAD, TWISTS
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  • CHARACTERS AND BAD, TWISTSAND TURNS.
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  • AND TURNS.WHILE IT WAS VERY FASCINATING
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  • WHILE IT WAS VERY FASCINATINGIT WAS VERY CONFUSING.
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  • IT WAS VERY CONFUSING.IT LOOKED SO COMPLICATED.
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  • IT LOOKED SO COMPLICATED.I SAID TO HIM, "HOW DO YOU
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  • I SAID TO HIM, "HOW DO YOUEVEN KNOW WHERE TO START?"
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  • EVEN KNOW WHERE TO START?"HE SAID, "OH THAT'S THE EASY
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  • HE SAID, "OH THAT'S THE EASYPART. YOU ALWAYS START WITH
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  • PART. YOU ALWAYS START WITHYOUR FINAL SCENE. YOU HAVE
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  • YOUR FINAL SCENE. YOU HAVETO DECIDE HOW YOU WANT THE
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  • TO DECIDE HOW YOU WANT THEMOVIE TO END. ONCE YOU
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  • MOVIE TO END. ONCE YOUESTABLISH THE ENDING THEN
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  • ESTABLISH THE ENDING THENYOU WORK BACKWARDS AND
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  • YOU WORK BACKWARDS ANDFILL IN ALL OF THE DETAILS."
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  • FILL IN ALL OF THE DETAILS."HE SAID, "IN FACT, IN A LOT OF
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  • HE SAID, "IN FACT, IN A LOT OFMOVIES YOU DON'T SHOOT IN
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  • MOVIES YOU DON'T SHOOT INSEQUENTIAL ORDER. SOMETIMES
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  • SEQUENTIAL ORDER. SOMETIMESYOU SHOOT THE FINAL SCENE
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  • YOU SHOOT THE FINAL SCENEFIRST AND THEN YOU SHOOT
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  • FIRST AND THEN YOU SHOOTTHE REST OF THE MOVIE."
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  • THE REST OF THE MOVIE."THIS IS WHAT GOD HAS DONE
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  • THIS IS WHAT GOD HAS DONEFOR EACH ONE OF US. THE
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  • FOR EACH ONE OF US. THESCRIPTURE SAYS, "GOD DECLARES
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  • SCRIPTURE SAYS, "GOD DECLARESTHE END FROM THE BEGINNING."
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  • THE END FROM THE BEGINNING."WHEN GOD PLANNED OUT YOUR
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  • WHEN GOD PLANNED OUT YOURLIFE, HE STARTED WITH YOUR
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  • LIFE, HE STARTED WITH YOURFINAL SCENE. HE STARTED WITH
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  • FINAL SCENE. HE STARTED WITHWHERE HE WANTS YOU TO END
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  • WHERE HE WANTS YOU TO ENDUP, AND THEN HE WORKED
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  • UP, AND THEN HE WORKEDBACKWARDS.
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  • BACKWARDS.JEREMIAH SAID, "GOD'S PLANS
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  • JEREMIAH SAID, "GOD'S PLANSFOR YOU ARE FOR GOOD AND
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  • FOR YOU ARE FOR GOOD ANDNOT HARM, TO GIVE YOU AN
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  • NOT HARM, TO GIVE YOU ANEXPECTED END." YOUR END HAS
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  • EXPECTED END." YOUR END HASALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED.
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  • ALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED.YOUR FINAL SCENE HAS ALREADY
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  • YOUR FINAL SCENE HAS ALREADYBEEN SHOT. THE GOOD NEWS
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  • BEEN SHOT. THE GOOD NEWS- YOU DON'T END IN DEFEAT;
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  • - YOU DON'T END IN DEFEAT;END IN FAILURE; END IN
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  • END IN FAILURE; END INDISAPPOINTMENT; YOU END
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  • DISAPPOINTMENT; YOU ENDIN VICTORY! YOU END AS
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  • IN VICTORY! YOU END ASMORE THAN A CONQUEROR!
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  • MORE THAN A CONQUEROR!YOU END FULFILLING YOUR
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  • YOU END FULFILLING YOURPURPOSE! (APPLAUSE)
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  • PURPOSE! (APPLAUSE)WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND
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  • WHEN YOU UNDERSTANDYOUR END HAS BEEN
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  • YOUR END HAS BEENESTABLISHED, YOU WON'T GO
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  • ESTABLISHED, YOU WON'T GOTHROUGH LIFE DISCOURAGED
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  • THROUGH LIFE DISCOURAGEDBECAUSE OF A DISAPPOINTMENT.
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  • BECAUSE OF A DISAPPOINTMENT.BITTER BECAUSE OF A LOSS.
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  • BITTER BECAUSE OF A LOSS.FRUSTRATED BECAUSE A DREAM
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  • FRUSTRATED BECAUSE A DREAMHASN'T COME TO PASS. YOU'LL
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  • HASN'T COME TO PASS. YOU'LLSTAY IN PEACE KNOWING THAT
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  • STAY IN PEACE KNOWING THATIN THE END IT'S ALL GOING
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  • IN THE END IT'S ALL GOINGTO WORK OUT TO YOUR
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  • TO WORK OUT TO YOURADVANTAGE. BUT HERE'S THE
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  • ADVANTAGE. BUT HERE'S THEKEY, LIKE ANY GOOD MOVIE
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  • KEY, LIKE ANY GOOD MOVIETHERE WILL BE TWISTS AND
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  • THERE WILL BE TWISTS ANDTURNS. YOU THINK, "I KNOW
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  • TURNS. YOU THINK, "I KNOWI'M SUPPOSED TO BE GOING
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  • I'M SUPPOSED TO BE GOINGTHIS WAY. WHY AM I GOING
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  • THIS WAY. WHY AM I GOINGTHE OPPOSITE DIRECTION?
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  • THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION?MY GOAL IS OVER HERE. WHY
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  • MY GOAL IS OVER HERE. WHYAM I HEADED THE WRONG WAY?"
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  • AM I HEADED THE WRONG WAY?"THERE WILL BE SCENES THAT ON
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  • THERE WILL BE SCENES THAT ONTHEIR OWN DON'T MAKE SENSE.
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  • THEIR OWN DON'T MAKE SENSE.IF YOU STOP RIGHT THERE--
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  • IF YOU STOP RIGHT THERE--THE DIVORCE, THE SICKNESS,
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  • THE DIVORCE, THE SICKNESS,THE LOSS--IT WOULD LOOK LIKE
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  • THE LOSS--IT WOULD LOOK LIKEIT DIDN'T WORK FOR YOUR GOOD.
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  • IT DIDN'T WORK FOR YOUR GOOD.IT LOOKS LIKE IT GOT THE BEST
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  • IT LOOKS LIKE IT GOT THE BESTOF YOU. WHAT YOU DON'T REALIZE
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  • OF YOU. WHAT YOU DON'T REALIZEIS THAT IS NOT YOUR FINAL
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  • IS THAT IS NOT YOUR FINALSCENE. AS LONG AS YOU'RE
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  • SCENE. AS LONG AS YOU'REBREATHING YOUR MOVIE IS
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  • BREATHING YOUR MOVIE ISSTILL GOING. YOU MAY BE IN
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  • STILL GOING. YOU MAY BE INA DIFFICULT SCENE RIGHT NOW.
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  • A DIFFICULT SCENE RIGHT NOW.SOMETHING YOU DON'T
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  • SOMETHING YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND. A NEGATIVE
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  • UNDERSTAND. A NEGATIVEMEDICAL REPORT, A SETBACK IN
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  • MEDICAL REPORT, A SETBACK INYOUR FINANCES; YOU HAVE TO
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  • YOUR FINANCES; YOU HAVE TOREMIND YOURSELF THAT IS NOT
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  • REMIND YOURSELF THAT IS NOTHOW YOUR STORY ENDS.
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  • HOW YOUR STORY ENDS.YOU HAVE AN EXPECTED END.
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  • YOU HAVE AN EXPECTED END.THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE,
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  • THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE,THE MOST HIGH GOD, HAS
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  • THE MOST HIGH GOD, HASPLANNED YOUR DAYS FOR GOOD,
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  • PLANNED YOUR DAYS FOR GOOD,NOT HARM. IF YOU'LL KEEP
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  • NOT HARM. IF YOU'LL KEEPMOVING FORWARD AT SOME POINT
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  • MOVING FORWARD AT SOME POINTYOU'LL COME INTO ANOTHER
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  • YOU'LL COME INTO ANOTHERTWIST BUT THIS TIME A GOOD
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  • TWIST BUT THIS TIME A GOODBREAK, A PROMOTION,
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  • BREAK, A PROMOTION,A HEALING. GOD KNOWS HOW TO
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  • A HEALING. GOD KNOWS HOW TOWEAVE IT ALL TOGETHER.
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  • WEAVE IT ALL TOGETHER.YOUR END HAS ALREADY BEEN
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  • YOUR END HAS ALREADY BEENESTABLISHED.
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  • ESTABLISHED.WE SEE THIS PRINCIPLE IN THE
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  • WE SEE THIS PRINCIPLE IN THELIFE OF JOSEPH. GOD DESTINED
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  • LIFE OF JOSEPH. GOD DESTINEDHIM TO BECOME A GREAT LEADER,
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  • HIM TO BECOME A GREAT LEADER,TO RULE A NATION, TO HELP
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  • TO RULE A NATION, TO HELPTHE ISRAELITES DURING A TIME
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  • THE ISRAELITES DURING A TIMEOF FAMINE. THAT WAS HIS END,
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  • OF FAMINE. THAT WAS HIS END,IT HAD ALREADY BEEN
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  • IT HAD ALREADY BEENESTABLISHED AND JOSEPH
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  • ESTABLISHED AND JOSEPHSTARTED OFF WELL.
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  • STARTED OFF WELL.AS A YOUNG MAN, HE WAS HIS
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  • AS A YOUNG MAN, HE WAS HISFATHER'S FAVORITE CHILD.
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  • FATHER'S FAVORITE CHILD.HE WENT AROUND WEARING THAT
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  • HE WENT AROUND WEARING THATCOAT OF MANY COLORS; THE
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  • COAT OF MANY COLORS; THECOAT THAT REPRESENTED FAVOR.
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  • COAT THAT REPRESENTED FAVOR.BUT AT SEVENTEEN YEARS OF
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  • BUT AT SEVENTEEN YEARS OFAGE, JOSEPH'S LIFE HAD AN
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  • AGE, JOSEPH'S LIFE HAD ANUNUSUAL TWIST. HIS BROTHERS
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  • UNUSUAL TWIST. HIS BROTHERSWERE JEALOUS AND THEY SOLD
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  • WERE JEALOUS AND THEY SOLDHIM INTO SLAVERY. HE COULD
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  • HIM INTO SLAVERY. HE COULDHAVE BECOME DISCOURAGED AND
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  • HAVE BECOME DISCOURAGED ANDTHOUGHT, "I MUST NOT HAVE
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  • THOUGHT, "I MUST NOT HAVEHEARD GOD RIGHT. HE SHOWED
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  • HEARD GOD RIGHT. HE SHOWEDME A DREAM THAT I'D RULE A
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  • ME A DREAM THAT I'D RULE ANATION BUT IT SURE DIDN'T
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  • NATION BUT IT SURE DIDN'THAPPEN." NO JOSEPH
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  • HAPPEN." NO JOSEPHUNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE.
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  • UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE.HE KNEW THAT WAS JUST ONE
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  • HE KNEW THAT WAS JUST ONESCENE. HE KNEW HIS END HAD
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  • SCENE. HE KNEW HIS END HADALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED
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  • ALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHEDSO HE KEPT BEING HIS BEST.
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  • SO HE KEPT BEING HIS BEST.HE WAS LIED ABOUT, FALSELY
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  • HE WAS LIED ABOUT, FALSELYACCUSED, THEY PUT HIM IN
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  • ACCUSED, THEY PUT HIM INPRISON; ANOTHER UNUSUAL
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  • PRISON; ANOTHER UNUSUALTWIST. IT LOOKED LIKE HE
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  • TWIST. IT LOOKED LIKE HEWAS MOVING AWAY FROM HIS
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  • WAS MOVING AWAY FROM HISDESTINY. THIS IS THE REAL
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  • DESTINY. THIS IS THE REALTEST OF LIFE: WILL YOU STAY
  • 00:05:39.495 --> 00:05:40.930
  • TEST OF LIFE: WILL YOU STAYIN FAITH WHEN YOU'RE DOING
  • 00:05:40.930 --> 00:05:42.131
  • IN FAITH WHEN YOU'RE DOINGTHE RIGHT THING BUT THE
  • 00:05:42.131 --> 00:05:44.100
  • THE RIGHT THING BUT THEWRONG THING IS HAPPENING?
  • 00:05:44.100 --> 00:05:45.101
  • WRONG THING IS HAPPENING?WILL YOU CONTINUE BEING YOUR
  • 00:05:45.101 --> 00:05:46.602
  • WILL YOU CONTINUE BEING YOURBEST EVEN WHEN YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:05:46.602 --> 00:05:48.271
  • BEST EVEN WHEN YOU'RE NOTGETTING THE CREDIT?
  • 00:05:48.271 --> 00:05:49.539
  • GETTING THE CREDIT?WILL YOU STAY PASSIONATE
  • 00:05:49.539 --> 00:05:50.373
  • WILL YOU STAY PASSIONATEEVEN THOUGH THE DOOR
  • 00:05:50.373 --> 00:05:51.607
  • EVEN THOUGH THE DOORCLOSED? YOU DIDN'T GET
  • 00:05:51.607 --> 00:05:52.809
  • CLOSED? YOU DIDN'T GETTHE PROMOTION? YOU THINK
  • 00:05:52.809 --> 00:05:54.710
  • THE PROMOTION? YOU THINKYOU'RE MOVING THE WRONG WAY?
  • 00:05:54.710 --> 00:05:57.213
  • YOU'RE MOVING THE WRONG WAY?THIS IS WHERE JOSEPH EXCELED.
  • 00:05:57.213 --> 00:05:58.548
  • THIS IS WHERE JOSEPH EXCELED.IN PRISON, HE DIDN'T FALL
  • 00:05:58.548 --> 00:06:00.216
  • IN PRISON, HE DIDN'T FALLAPART. HE KEPT DOING THE
  • 00:06:00.216 --> 00:06:02.552
  • APART. HE KEPT DOING THERIGHT THING. THIRTEEN YEARS
  • 00:06:02.552 --> 00:06:03.786
  • RIGHT THING. THIRTEEN YEARSAFTER HE WAS SOLD INTO
  • 00:06:03.786 --> 00:06:05.788
  • AFTER HE WAS SOLD INTOSLAVERY, HE INTERPRETED A
  • 00:06:05.788 --> 00:06:08.124
  • SLAVERY, HE INTERPRETED ADREAM FOR THE PHARAOH.
  • 00:06:08.124 --> 00:06:09.425
  • DREAM FOR THE PHARAOH.PHARAOH WAS SO IMPRESSED
  • 00:06:09.425 --> 00:06:10.626
  • PHARAOH WAS SO IMPRESSEDTHAT HE BROUGHT HIM OUT OF
  • 00:06:10.626 --> 00:06:11.994
  • THAT HE BROUGHT HIM OUT OFPRISON AND PUT HIM IN CHARGE
  • 00:06:11.994 --> 00:06:13.996
  • PRISON AND PUT HIM IN CHARGEOF THE WHOLE NATION. HE SAW
  • 00:06:13.996 --> 00:06:15.665
  • OF THE WHOLE NATION. HE SAWHIS DREAM COME TO PASS.
  • 00:06:15.665 --> 00:06:18.134
  • HIS DREAM COME TO PASS.HE SAW THE EXPECTED END.
  • 00:06:18.134 --> 00:06:19.669
  • HE SAW THE EXPECTED END.IF JOSEPH WERE STANDING HERE
  • 00:06:19.669 --> 00:06:20.870
  • IF JOSEPH WERE STANDING HERETODAY, HE WOULD TELL YOU,
  • 00:06:20.870 --> 00:06:22.171
  • TODAY, HE WOULD TELL YOU,"DON'T GET DISCOURAGED BY
  • 00:06:22.171 --> 00:06:23.806
  • "DON'T GET DISCOURAGED BYTHE DETOURS, BY THE TWISTS
  • 00:06:23.806 --> 00:06:25.408
  • THE DETOURS, BY THE TWISTSOF LIFE, BY THE THINGS YOU
  • 00:06:25.408 --> 00:06:27.376
  • OF LIFE, BY THE THINGS YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND. THEY ARE
  • 00:06:27.376 --> 00:06:29.479
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND. THEY AREALL NECESSARY SCENES IN
  • 00:06:29.479 --> 00:06:32.081
  • ALL NECESSARY SCENES INYOUR MOVIE." BY THEMSELVES
  • 00:06:32.081 --> 00:06:33.516
  • YOUR MOVIE." BY THEMSELVESTHEY MAY NOT MAKE SENSE,
  • 00:06:33.516 --> 00:06:34.717
  • THEY MAY NOT MAKE SENSE,BUT WHEN GOD BRINGS IT ALL
  • 00:06:34.717 --> 00:06:36.652
  • BUT WHEN GOD BRINGS IT ALLTOGETHER YOU TOO WILL COME
  • 00:06:36.652 --> 00:06:38.087
  • TOGETHER YOU TOO WILL COMEOUT FULFILLING YOUR PURPOSE,
  • 00:06:38.087 --> 00:06:39.155
  • OUT FULFILLING YOUR PURPOSE,SEEING WHAT GOD HAS PROMISED.
  • 00:06:39.155 --> 00:06:40.790
  • SEEING WHAT GOD HAS PROMISED.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:06:40.790 --> 00:06:41.724
  • (APPLAUSE)BUT THIS IS WHERE MANY PEOPLE
  • 00:06:41.724 --> 00:06:42.792
  • BUT THIS IS WHERE MANY PEOPLEGET FRUSTRATED, LOSE THEIR
  • 00:06:42.792 --> 00:06:44.060
  • GET FRUSTRATED, LOSE THEIRPASSION.
  • 00:06:44.060 --> 00:06:45.261
  • PASSION."JOEL, IF GOD WAS GOOD WHY
  • 00:06:45.261 --> 00:06:46.863
  • "JOEL, IF GOD WAS GOOD WHYDID I HAVE THE BAD BREAK?
  • 00:06:46.863 --> 00:06:47.830
  • DID I HAVE THE BAD BREAK?WHY DID I GO THROUGH THE
  • 00:06:47.830 --> 00:06:48.831
  • WHY DID I GO THROUGH THELOSS? WHY DIDN'T MY
  • 00:06:48.831 --> 00:06:50.700
  • LOSS? WHY DIDN'T MYRELATIONSHIP MAKE IT?" WE
  • 00:06:50.700 --> 00:06:52.635
  • RELATIONSHIP MAKE IT?" WEMAY NEVER UNDERSTAND WHY.
  • 00:06:52.635 --> 00:06:54.136
  • MAY NEVER UNDERSTAND WHY.BUT I CAN TELL YOU THIS, GOD
  • 00:06:54.136 --> 00:06:56.005
  • BUT I CAN TELL YOU THIS, GODWOULDN'T HAVE ALLOWED IT IF
  • 00:06:56.005 --> 00:06:57.707
  • WOULDN'T HAVE ALLOWED IT IFIT WASN'T GOING TO SOMEHOW
  • 00:06:57.707 --> 00:06:59.876
  • IT WASN'T GOING TO SOMEHOWWORK FOR YOUR GOOD.
  • 00:06:59.876 --> 00:07:01.143
  • WORK FOR YOUR GOOD.NOTHING THAT'S HAPPENED TO
  • 00:07:01.143 --> 00:07:02.745
  • NOTHING THAT'S HAPPENED TOYOU CAN KEEP YOU FROM YOUR
  • 00:07:02.745 --> 00:07:04.847
  • YOU CAN KEEP YOU FROM YOURDESTINY. THE ONLY THING THAT
  • 00:07:04.847 --> 00:07:07.717
  • DESTINY. THE ONLY THING THATCAN STOP YOU IS YOU. IF YOU
  • 00:07:07.717 --> 00:07:09.485
  • CAN STOP YOU IS YOU. IF YOUGET NEGATIVE, BITTER, LOSE
  • 00:07:09.485 --> 00:07:11.220
  • GET NEGATIVE, BITTER, LOSEYOUR PASSION, THAT CAN KEEP
  • 00:07:11.220 --> 00:07:12.889
  • YOUR PASSION, THAT CAN KEEPYOU FROM GOD'S BEST. YOU
  • 00:07:12.889 --> 00:07:14.557
  • YOU FROM GOD'S BEST. YOUMAY HAVE HAD UNFAIR THINGS
  • 00:07:14.557 --> 00:07:16.292
  • MAY HAVE HAD UNFAIR THINGSHAPPEN BUT I'VE LEARNED THE
  • 00:07:16.292 --> 00:07:18.461
  • HAPPEN BUT I'VE LEARNED THEDEPTH OF YOUR PAIN IS AN
  • 00:07:18.461 --> 00:07:20.463
  • DEPTH OF YOUR PAIN IS ANINDICATION OF THE HEIGHTH OF
  • 00:07:20.463 --> 00:07:22.031
  • INDICATION OF THE HEIGHTH OFYOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:07:22.031 --> 00:07:23.065
  • YOUR FUTURE.WHEN CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
  • 00:07:23.065 --> 00:07:24.033
  • WHEN CONSTRUCTION WORKERSARE GOING TO BUILD A TALL
  • 00:07:24.033 --> 00:07:25.468
  • ARE GOING TO BUILD A TALLBUILDING THEY HAVE TO DIG
  • 00:07:25.468 --> 00:07:27.537
  • BUILDING THEY HAVE TO DIGDOWN MANY STORIES FIRST FOR
  • 00:07:27.537 --> 00:07:29.639
  • DOWN MANY STORIES FIRST FORTHE FOUNDATION. THE TALLER
  • 00:07:29.639 --> 00:07:30.907
  • THE FOUNDATION. THE TALLERTHE BUILDING, THE DEEPER
  • 00:07:30.907 --> 00:07:32.808
  • THE BUILDING, THE DEEPERTHE FOUNDATION. WHEN YOU
  • 00:07:32.808 --> 00:07:33.910
  • THE FOUNDATION. WHEN YOUGO THROUGH THINGS THAT YOU
  • 00:07:33.910 --> 00:07:35.044
  • GO THROUGH THINGS THAT YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND, DIFFICULT
  • 00:07:35.044 --> 00:07:36.546
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND, DIFFICULTSITUATIONS; YOU MAY NOT LIKE
  • 00:07:36.546 --> 00:07:38.881
  • SITUATIONS; YOU MAY NOT LIKEIT, IT MAY BE UNCOMFORTABLE
  • 00:07:38.881 --> 00:07:40.283
  • IT, IT MAY BE UNCOMFORTABLEBUT GOD IS GETTING YOU
  • 00:07:40.283 --> 00:07:42.351
  • BUT GOD IS GETTING YOUPREPARED TO TAKE YOU HIGHER
  • 00:07:42.351 --> 00:07:44.220
  • PREPARED TO TAKE YOU HIGHERTHAN YOU'VE EVER IMAGINED.
  • 00:07:44.220 --> 00:07:45.388
  • THAN YOU'VE EVER IMAGINED.YOU MAY THINK IT'S THERE TO
  • 00:07:45.388 --> 00:07:47.023
  • YOU MAY THINK IT'S THERE TODEFEAT YOU BUT GOD'S GOING
  • 00:07:47.023 --> 00:07:49.225
  • DEFEAT YOU BUT GOD'S GOINGTO USE IT TO PROMOTE YOU.
  • 00:07:49.225 --> 00:07:51.627
  • TO USE IT TO PROMOTE YOU.NO BAD BREAK CAN STOP YOU.
  • 00:07:51.627 --> 00:07:52.995
  • NO BAD BREAK CAN STOP YOU.ALL THE FORCES OF DARKNESS
  • 00:07:52.995 --> 00:07:54.764
  • ALL THE FORCES OF DARKNESSCANNOT HOLD YOU BACK.
  • 00:07:54.764 --> 00:07:57.066
  • CANNOT HOLD YOU BACK.GOD HAS AN EXPECTED END
  • 00:07:57.066 --> 00:07:58.234
  • GOD HAS AN EXPECTED ENDFOR YOU. HE'S ALREADY
  • 00:07:58.234 --> 00:08:00.102
  • FOR YOU. HE'S ALREADYESTABLISHED IT. BUT AGAIN,
  • 00:08:00.102 --> 00:08:02.204
  • ESTABLISHED IT. BUT AGAIN,ALONG THE WAY EVERYTHING
  • 00:08:02.204 --> 00:08:03.906
  • ALONG THE WAY EVERYTHINGIS NOT GOING TO MAKE SENSE.
  • 00:08:03.906 --> 00:08:05.308
  • IS NOT GOING TO MAKE SENSE.THIS IS WHAT FAITH IS ALL
  • 00:08:05.308 --> 00:08:07.009
  • THIS IS WHAT FAITH IS ALLABOUT. YOU HAVE TO TRUST
  • 00:08:07.009 --> 00:08:09.011
  • ABOUT. YOU HAVE TO TRUSTTHAT EVEN IN THE TWISTS OF
  • 00:08:09.011 --> 00:08:10.580
  • THAT EVEN IN THE TWISTS OFLIFE, IN THE THINGS YOU
  • 00:08:10.580 --> 00:08:12.315
  • LIFE, IN THE THINGS YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND, THAT GOD
  • 00:08:12.315 --> 00:08:14.116
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND, THAT GODSTILL KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.
  • 00:08:14.116 --> 00:08:15.785
  • STILL KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.THAT EVEN WHEN LIKE JOSEPH,
  • 00:08:15.785 --> 00:08:16.986
  • THAT EVEN WHEN LIKE JOSEPH,YOU KNOW GOD PROMISED YOU
  • 00:08:16.986 --> 00:08:18.354
  • YOU KNOW GOD PROMISED YOUONE THING BUT YOU'RE SEEING
  • 00:08:18.354 --> 00:08:20.122
  • ONE THING BUT YOU'RE SEEINGJUST THE OPPOSITE - DEFEAT,
  • 00:08:20.122 --> 00:08:22.224
  • JUST THE OPPOSITE - DEFEAT,BETRAYAL. THAT'S WHEN YOU
  • 00:08:22.224 --> 00:08:23.392
  • BETRAYAL. THAT'S WHEN YOUHAVE TO DIG YOUR HEELS IN
  • 00:08:23.392 --> 00:08:24.860
  • HAVE TO DIG YOUR HEELS INAND SAY, "GOD I DON'T
  • 00:08:24.860 --> 00:08:26.762
  • AND SAY, "GOD I DON'TUNDERSTAND IT BUT I TRUST
  • 00:08:26.762 --> 00:08:29.231
  • UNDERSTAND IT BUT I TRUSTYOU. I BELIEVE YOUR PLANS
  • 00:08:29.231 --> 00:08:31.100
  • YOU. I BELIEVE YOUR PLANSFOR ME ARE FOR GOOD. THAT
  • 00:08:31.100 --> 00:08:32.301
  • FOR ME ARE FOR GOOD. THATYOU'VE ALREADY SHOT MY FINAL
  • 00:08:32.301 --> 00:08:33.336
  • YOU'VE ALREADY SHOT MY FINALSCENE. YOU'VE ALREADY
  • 00:08:33.336 --> 00:08:34.937
  • SCENE. YOU'VE ALREADYESTABLISHED MY END. SO,
  • 00:08:34.937 --> 00:08:36.005
  • ESTABLISHED MY END. SO,LORD, I WANT TO THANK YOU
  • 00:08:36.005 --> 00:08:37.206
  • LORD, I WANT TO THANK YOUTHAT I WILL FULFILL MY
  • 00:08:37.206 --> 00:08:38.641
  • THAT I WILL FULFILL MYPURPOSE! THAT I WILL BECOME
  • 00:08:38.641 --> 00:08:39.809
  • PURPOSE! THAT I WILL BECOMEEVERYTHING YOU'VE CREATED
  • 00:08:39.809 --> 00:08:41.477
  • EVERYTHING YOU'VE CREATEDME TO BE.'" I'VE HEARD
  • 00:08:41.477 --> 00:08:43.312
  • ME TO BE.'" I'VE HEARDIT SAID, "GOD ALWAYS ENDS
  • 00:08:43.312 --> 00:08:46.015
  • IT SAID, "GOD ALWAYS ENDSIN 'ALL IS WELL.'" SO IF ALL
  • 00:08:46.015 --> 00:08:47.450
  • IN 'ALL IS WELL.'" SO IF ALLIS NOT WELL, THAT SIMPLY
  • 00:08:47.450 --> 00:08:49.852
  • IS NOT WELL, THAT SIMPLYMEANS IT IS NOT THE END.
  • 00:08:49.852 --> 00:08:51.120
  • MEANS IT IS NOT THE END."WELL JOEL, IT'S NOT WELL
  • 00:08:51.120 --> 00:08:52.555
  • "WELL JOEL, IT'S NOT WELLIN MY FINANCES. I LOST A
  • 00:08:52.555 --> 00:08:54.023
  • IN MY FINANCES. I LOST ABIG CLIENT LAST WEEK, I'M
  • 00:08:54.023 --> 00:08:55.324
  • BIG CLIENT LAST WEEK, I'MDISCOURAGED." NO, STAY IN
  • 00:08:55.324 --> 00:08:57.593
  • DISCOURAGED." NO, STAY INPEACE; IT'S NOT THE END.
  • 00:08:57.593 --> 00:08:59.495
  • PEACE; IT'S NOT THE END.THAT'S JUST ONE SCENE.
  • 00:08:59.495 --> 00:09:00.930
  • THAT'S JUST ONE SCENE.FAVOR IS COMING. PROMOTION.
  • 00:09:00.930 --> 00:09:02.164
  • FAVOR IS COMING. PROMOTION.GOOD BREAKS ARE HEADED YOUR
  • 00:09:02.164 --> 00:09:04.233
  • GOOD BREAKS ARE HEADED YOURWAY. IF IT'S NOT WELL IN
  • 00:09:04.233 --> 00:09:05.801
  • WAY. IF IT'S NOT WELL INYOUR HEALTH DON'T SETTLE
  • 00:09:05.801 --> 00:09:07.036
  • YOUR HEALTH DON'T SETTLETHERE AND THINK, "WELL THIS
  • 00:09:07.036 --> 00:09:08.204
  • THERE AND THINK, "WELL THISIS THE WAY IT'S ALWAYS GOING
  • 00:09:08.204 --> 00:09:09.672
  • IS THE WAY IT'S ALWAYS GOINGTO BE." NO, ANOTHER SCENE
  • 00:09:09.672 --> 00:09:11.474
  • TO BE." NO, ANOTHER SCENEIS COMING. GOD PROMISES THE
  • 00:09:11.474 --> 00:09:13.542
  • IS COMING. GOD PROMISES THENUMBER OF YOUR DAYS HE WILL
  • 00:09:13.542 --> 00:09:15.311
  • NUMBER OF YOUR DAYS HE WILLFULFILL. IF IT'S NOT YOUR
  • 00:09:15.311 --> 00:09:17.113
  • FULFILL. IF IT'S NOT YOURTIME TO GO, YOU'RE NOT GOING
  • 00:09:17.113 --> 00:09:19.181
  • TIME TO GO, YOU'RE NOT GOINGTO GO. MAYBE IT'S NOT WELL
  • 00:09:19.181 --> 00:09:21.017
  • TO GO. MAYBE IT'S NOT WELLIN A RELATIONSHIP. YOU WENT
  • 00:09:21.017 --> 00:09:22.284
  • IN A RELATIONSHIP. YOU WENTTHROUGH A BREAKUP. YOU'RE
  • 00:09:22.284 --> 00:09:23.619
  • THROUGH A BREAKUP. YOU'RELONELY. YOU DON'T THINK
  • 00:09:23.619 --> 00:09:24.453
  • LONELY. YOU DON'T THINKYOU'LL EVER MEET THE RIGHT
  • 00:09:24.453 --> 00:09:27.456
  • YOU'LL EVER MEET THE RIGHTPERSON. THAT'S NOT THE END!
  • 00:09:27.456 --> 00:09:28.858
  • PERSON. THAT'S NOT THE END!THAT ONE DISAPPOINTMENT,
  • 00:09:28.858 --> 00:09:30.459
  • THAT ONE DISAPPOINTMENT,THAT ONE PERSON THAT LEFT,
  • 00:09:30.459 --> 00:09:31.527
  • THAT ONE PERSON THAT LEFT,THEY CAN'T CHANGE YOUR
  • 00:09:31.527 --> 00:09:33.562
  • THEY CAN'T CHANGE YOURENDING. THEY CAN'T REWRITE
  • 00:09:33.562 --> 00:09:35.731
  • ENDING. THEY CAN'T REWRITEYOUR MOVIE. GOD HAS ALREADY
  • 00:09:35.731 --> 00:09:37.266
  • YOUR MOVIE. GOD HAS ALREADYESTABLISHED IT. THEY DON'T
  • 00:09:37.266 --> 00:09:39.068
  • ESTABLISHED IT. THEY DON'THAVE THAT MUCH POWER. GOD
  • 00:09:39.068 --> 00:09:40.269
  • HAVE THAT MUCH POWER. GODHAS ALREADY LINED UP THE
  • 00:09:40.269 --> 00:09:41.904
  • HAS ALREADY LINED UP THEPERSON OF YOUR DREAMS.
  • 00:09:41.904 --> 00:09:42.838
  • PERSON OF YOUR DREAMS.SOMEBODY BETTER THAN YOU
  • 00:09:42.838 --> 00:09:44.106
  • SOMEBODY BETTER THAN YOUCAN IMAGINE. THEY'RE JUST
  • 00:09:44.106 --> 00:09:45.975
  • CAN IMAGINE. THEY'RE JUSTA COUPLE OF SCENES AWAY.
  • 00:09:45.975 --> 00:09:47.076
  • A COUPLE OF SCENES AWAY.IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIME
  • 00:09:47.076 --> 00:09:49.078
  • IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIMEBEFORE THEY SHOW UP.
  • 00:09:49.078 --> 00:09:50.479
  • BEFORE THEY SHOW UP.ISAIAH SAID, "WHAT GOD HAS
  • 00:09:50.479 --> 00:09:53.182
  • ISAIAH SAID, "WHAT GOD HASPURPOSED WHO CAN ANNUL?"
  • 00:09:53.182 --> 00:09:54.884
  • PURPOSED WHO CAN ANNUL?"THIS MEANS GOD HAS A PURPOSE
  • 00:09:54.884 --> 00:09:56.285
  • THIS MEANS GOD HAS A PURPOSEFOR YOUR LIFE. HE'S PLANNED
  • 00:09:56.285 --> 00:09:57.820
  • FOR YOUR LIFE. HE'S PLANNEDOUT YOUR DAYS, LINED UP
  • 00:09:57.820 --> 00:09:59.622
  • OUT YOUR DAYS, LINED UPYOUR SCENES, AND ESTABLISHED
  • 00:09:59.622 --> 00:10:01.557
  • YOUR SCENES, AND ESTABLISHEDYOUR ENDING. THEN IT ASKS,
  • 00:10:01.557 --> 00:10:03.125
  • YOUR ENDING. THEN IT ASKS,"WHO CAN STOP IT?"
  • 00:10:03.125 --> 00:10:04.927
  • "WHO CAN STOP IT?"GOD IS SAYING, "I FLUNG STARS
  • 00:10:04.927 --> 00:10:06.829
  • GOD IS SAYING, "I FLUNG STARSINTO SPACE. I SPOKE WORLDS
  • 00:10:06.829 --> 00:10:08.998
  • INTO SPACE. I SPOKE WORLDSINTO EXISTENCE. I'M THE ALL
  • 00:10:08.998 --> 00:10:10.232
  • INTO EXISTENCE. I'M THE ALLPOWERFUL CREATOR OF THE
  • 00:10:10.232 --> 00:10:12.101
  • POWERFUL CREATOR OF THEUNIVERSE. NOW, WHO CAN STOP
  • 00:10:12.101 --> 00:10:14.470
  • UNIVERSE. NOW, WHO CAN STOPMY PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE?
  • 00:10:14.470 --> 00:10:15.938
  • MY PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE?WHO CAN CHANGE YOUR ENDING?
  • 00:10:15.938 --> 00:10:17.206
  • WHO CAN CHANGE YOUR ENDING?PEOPLE CAN'T! UNFAIR
  • 00:10:17.206 --> 00:10:18.874
  • PEOPLE CAN'T! UNFAIRSITUATIONS CAN'T. TRAGEDY
  • 00:10:18.874 --> 00:10:20.509
  • SITUATIONS CAN'T. TRAGEDYCAN'T." GOD HAS THE FINAL
  • 00:10:20.509 --> 00:10:22.078
  • CAN'T." GOD HAS THE FINALSAY.
  • 00:10:22.078 --> 00:10:22.778
  • SAY.WHEN YOU'RE ON ONE OF THOSE
  • 00:10:22.778 --> 00:10:24.246
  • WHEN YOU'RE ON ONE OF THOSEDETOURS, SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:10:24.246 --> 00:10:25.414
  • DETOURS, SOMETHING THATDOESN'T MAKE SENSE, YOU
  • 00:10:25.414 --> 00:10:26.682
  • DOESN'T MAKE SENSE, YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND IT, DON'T
  • 00:10:26.682 --> 00:10:28.084
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND IT, DON'TGET UPSET; IT'S JUST ONE
  • 00:10:28.084 --> 00:10:30.219
  • GET UPSET; IT'S JUST ONESCENE. WHEN IT ALL COMES
  • 00:10:30.219 --> 00:10:32.054
  • SCENE. WHEN IT ALL COMESTOGETHER, LIKE JOSEPH, IT'S
  • 00:10:32.054 --> 00:10:33.989
  • TOGETHER, LIKE JOSEPH, IT'SGOING TO WORK FOR YOUR GOOD.
  • 00:10:33.989 --> 00:10:36.425
  • GOING TO WORK FOR YOUR GOOD.SEE, IF JOSEPH HAD NOT HAVE
  • 00:10:36.425 --> 00:10:37.159
  • SEE, IF JOSEPH HAD NOT HAVEBEEN BETRAYED BY HIS
  • 00:10:37.159 --> 00:10:37.960
  • BEEN BETRAYED BY HISBROTHERS, IF HE HADN'T HAD
  • 00:10:37.960 --> 00:10:39.195
  • BROTHERS, IF HE HADN'T HADBEEN SOLD INTO SLAVERY; IF
  • 00:10:39.195 --> 00:10:40.229
  • BEEN SOLD INTO SLAVERY; IFHE HADN'T HAVE BEEN PUT INTO
  • 00:10:40.229 --> 00:10:41.630
  • HE HADN'T HAVE BEEN PUT INTOPRISON, HE WOULD HAVE NEVER
  • 00:10:41.630 --> 00:10:43.766
  • PRISON, HE WOULD HAVE NEVERMADE IT TO HIS THRONE.
  • 00:10:43.766 --> 00:10:45.101
  • MADE IT TO HIS THRONE.THOSE WERE ALL NECESSARY
  • 00:10:45.101 --> 00:10:46.569
  • THOSE WERE ALL NECESSARYSCENES ON THE WAY TO HIS
  • 00:10:46.569 --> 00:10:48.571
  • SCENES ON THE WAY TO HISESTABLISHED END.
  • 00:10:48.571 --> 00:10:49.839
  • ESTABLISHED END.WHAT AM I SAYING? WHAT YOU
  • 00:10:49.839 --> 00:10:51.907
  • WHAT AM I SAYING? WHAT YOUMAY THINK IS A SETBACK IS
  • 00:10:51.907 --> 00:10:53.909
  • MAY THINK IS A SETBACK ISREALLY A SETUP FOR GOD TO
  • 00:10:53.909 --> 00:10:55.177
  • REALLY A SETUP FOR GOD TOGET YOU TO THE FULLNESS OF
  • 00:10:55.177 --> 00:10:57.847
  • GET YOU TO THE FULLNESS OFYOUR DESTINY. NOW, WE CAN
  • 00:10:57.847 --> 00:10:58.948
  • YOUR DESTINY. NOW, WE CANEITHER GO THROUGH LIFE
  • 00:10:58.948 --> 00:11:00.282
  • EITHER GO THROUGH LIFEFIGHTING EVERYTHING WE
  • 00:11:00.282 --> 00:11:02.017
  • FIGHTING EVERYTHING WEDON'T LIKE; UPSET, BITTER,
  • 00:11:02.017 --> 00:11:04.053
  • DON'T LIKE; UPSET, BITTER,OFFENDED. OR WE CAN STAY
  • 00:11:04.053 --> 00:11:05.621
  • OFFENDED. OR WE CAN STAYIN PEACE KNOWING THAT GOD
  • 00:11:05.621 --> 00:11:07.256
  • IN PEACE KNOWING THAT GODIS DIRECTING OUR STEPS AND
  • 00:11:07.256 --> 00:11:09.291
  • IS DIRECTING OUR STEPS ANDEVEN THE TWISTS, THE THINGS
  • 00:11:09.291 --> 00:11:10.726
  • EVEN THE TWISTS, THE THINGSWE DON'T UNDERSTAND, IN THE
  • 00:11:10.726 --> 00:11:11.927
  • WE DON'T UNDERSTAND, IN THEEND THEY WILL WORK TO OUR
  • 00:11:11.927 --> 00:11:13.763
  • END THEY WILL WORK TO OURADVANTAGE.
  • 00:11:13.763 --> 00:11:14.797
  • ADVANTAGE.SOMETIMES WHEN I'M TRAVELING
  • 00:11:14.797 --> 00:11:16.265
  • SOMETIMES WHEN I'M TRAVELINGAND NOT ABLE TO WATCH A BALL
  • 00:11:16.265 --> 00:11:17.500
  • AND NOT ABLE TO WATCH A BALLGAME AT HOME, I'LL RECORD
  • 00:11:17.500 --> 00:11:19.001
  • GAME AT HOME, I'LL RECORDIT. A FEW WEEKS BACK THERE
  • 00:11:19.001 --> 00:11:20.069
  • IT. A FEW WEEKS BACK THEREWAS AN IMPORTANT BASKETBALL
  • 00:11:20.069 --> 00:11:21.804
  • WAS AN IMPORTANT BASKETBALLGAME ON THAT I MISSED. I SAT
  • 00:11:21.804 --> 00:11:23.172
  • GAME ON THAT I MISSED. I SATDOWN THE NEXT WEEK TO WATCH
  • 00:11:23.172 --> 00:11:25.040
  • DOWN THE NEXT WEEK TO WATCHIT. I ALREADY KNEW THE
  • 00:11:25.040 --> 00:11:26.275
  • IT. I ALREADY KNEW THEOUTCOME. I HAD SEEN ALL THE
  • 00:11:26.275 --> 00:11:27.309
  • OUTCOME. I HAD SEEN ALL THEHIGHLIGHTS, READ THE NEWS
  • 00:11:27.309 --> 00:11:28.611
  • HIGHLIGHTS, READ THE NEWSREPORTS. THE TEAM I WAS
  • 00:11:28.611 --> 00:11:30.513
  • REPORTS. THE TEAM I WASPULLING FOR HAD WON. BUT
  • 00:11:30.513 --> 00:11:32.081
  • PULLING FOR HAD WON. BUTDURING THE FIRST QUARTER
  • 00:11:32.081 --> 00:11:34.216
  • DURING THE FIRST QUARTERWE PLAYED REALLY BADLY,
  • 00:11:34.216 --> 00:11:35.584
  • WE PLAYED REALLY BADLY,COULD HARDLY MAKE A SHOT
  • 00:11:35.584 --> 00:11:36.819
  • COULD HARDLY MAKE A SHOTFELL BEHIND. I DIDN'T GET
  • 00:11:36.819 --> 00:11:38.621
  • FELL BEHIND. I DIDN'T GETTHE LEAST BIT WORRIED. I SAT
  • 00:11:38.621 --> 00:11:40.489
  • THE LEAST BIT WORRIED. I SATTHERE CALMLY ENJOYING THE
  • 00:11:40.489 --> 00:11:41.891
  • THERE CALMLY ENJOYING THEGAME. (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:11:41.891 --> 00:11:42.758
  • GAME. (LAUGHTER)THE NEXT QUARTER THE STAR
  • 00:11:42.758 --> 00:11:44.360
  • THE NEXT QUARTER THE STARPLAYER GOT IN FOUL TROUBLE,
  • 00:11:44.360 --> 00:11:45.528
  • PLAYER GOT IN FOUL TROUBLE,HAD TO SIT THE BENCH. WE
  • 00:11:45.528 --> 00:11:46.729
  • HAD TO SIT THE BENCH. WEFELL FURTHER BEHIND. I DIDN'T
  • 00:11:46.729 --> 00:11:48.564
  • FELL FURTHER BEHIND. I DIDN'TGET UPTIGHT. CAME OUT THE
  • 00:11:48.564 --> 00:11:49.598
  • GET UPTIGHT. CAME OUT THESECOND HALF STARTED OUT
  • 00:11:49.598 --> 00:11:51.000
  • SECOND HALF STARTED OUTJUST AS BADLY. COULDN'T DO
  • 00:11:51.000 --> 00:11:52.401
  • JUST AS BADLY. COULDN'T DOANYTHING RIGHT. NORMALLY,
  • 00:11:52.401 --> 00:11:53.803
  • ANYTHING RIGHT. NORMALLY,I WOULD HAVE BEEN ON EDGE,
  • 00:11:53.803 --> 00:11:55.004
  • I WOULD HAVE BEEN ON EDGE,UPTIGHT, ANXIOUS, WONDERING
  • 00:11:55.004 --> 00:11:57.473
  • UPTIGHT, ANXIOUS, WONDERINGWHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:57.473 --> 00:11:58.474
  • WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.BUT SINCE I KNEW THE OUTCOME
  • 00:11:58.474 --> 00:11:59.809
  • BUT SINCE I KNEW THE OUTCOMEIT TOTALLY CHANGED MY
  • 00:11:59.809 --> 00:12:02.211
  • IT TOTALLY CHANGED MYPERSPECTIVE. IN FACT THE
  • 00:12:02.211 --> 00:12:04.780
  • PERSPECTIVE. IN FACT THEFURTHER BEHIND WE FELL, THE
  • 00:12:04.780 --> 00:12:06.215
  • FURTHER BEHIND WE FELL, THEMORE I THOUGHT, "WOW! THIS
  • 00:12:06.215 --> 00:12:07.483
  • MORE I THOUGHT, "WOW! THISIS GOING TO BE SOME KIND OF
  • 00:12:07.483 --> 00:12:08.951
  • IS GOING TO BE SOME KIND OFCOMEBACK. I CAN'T WAIT TO
  • 00:12:08.951 --> 00:12:09.885
  • COMEBACK. I CAN'T WAIT TOSEE WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN."
  • 00:12:09.885 --> 00:12:11.720
  • SEE WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN."(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:12:11.720 --> 00:12:13.122
  • (APPLAUSE)ALL THE WORRY, THE ANXIETY
  • 00:12:13.122 --> 00:12:15.057
  • ALL THE WORRY, THE ANXIETYWAS TAKEN AWAY BECAUSE OF
  • 00:12:15.057 --> 00:12:16.692
  • WAS TAKEN AWAY BECAUSE OFTHE EXPECTED END. I KNEW
  • 00:12:16.692 --> 00:12:18.394
  • THE EXPECTED END. I KNEWWE HAD WON.
  • 00:12:18.394 --> 00:12:19.962
  • WE HAD WON.THERE ARE TIMES IN LIFE WHEN
  • 00:12:19.962 --> 00:12:22.031
  • THERE ARE TIMES IN LIFE WHENIT LOOKS LIKE OUR OPPONENTS
  • 00:12:22.031 --> 00:12:22.998
  • IT LOOKS LIKE OUR OPPONENTS- THE DEPRESSION, THE
  • 00:12:22.998 --> 00:12:24.767
  • - THE DEPRESSION, THESICKNESS, THE LEGAL SITUATION
  • 00:12:24.767 --> 00:12:26.535
  • SICKNESS, THE LEGAL SITUATIONIS GETTING THE BEST OF US.
  • 00:12:26.535 --> 00:12:27.870
  • IS GETTING THE BEST OF US.WE'RE FALLING BEHIND. IT'S
  • 00:12:27.870 --> 00:12:29.405
  • WE'RE FALLING BEHIND. IT'SEASY TO GET DISCOURAGED.
  • 00:12:29.405 --> 00:12:30.139
  • EASY TO GET DISCOURAGED."OH JOEL, I CAN'T ACCOMPLISH
  • 00:12:30.139 --> 00:12:31.373
  • "OH JOEL, I CAN'T ACCOMPLISHMY DREAMS. THE ODDS ARE
  • 00:12:31.373 --> 00:12:32.775
  • MY DREAMS. THE ODDS AREAGAINST ME." "I'LL NEVER
  • 00:12:32.775 --> 00:12:33.609
  • AGAINST ME." "I'LL NEVERGET WELL, THE MEDICAL
  • 00:12:33.609 --> 00:12:34.844
  • GET WELL, THE MEDICALREPORT IS TOO BAD."
  • 00:12:34.844 --> 00:12:36.712
  • REPORT IS TOO BAD."JUST LIKE THIS BALL GAME THAT
  • 00:12:36.712 --> 00:12:37.980
  • JUST LIKE THIS BALL GAME THATWAS RECORDED YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:12:37.980 --> 00:12:39.882
  • WAS RECORDED YOU HAVE TOREMIND YOURSELF THAT THE END
  • 00:12:39.882 --> 00:12:41.917
  • REMIND YOURSELF THAT THE ENDHAS ALREADY BEEN SET. WHEN
  • 00:12:41.917 --> 00:12:42.918
  • HAS ALREADY BEEN SET. WHENYOU FEEL LIKE YOU'RE FALLING
  • 00:12:42.918 --> 00:12:44.186
  • YOU FEEL LIKE YOU'RE FALLINGBEHIND - YOU'RE OUT CLASSED,
  • 00:12:44.186 --> 00:12:46.055
  • BEHIND - YOU'RE OUT CLASSED,OUTSIZED, OUTNUMBERED.
  • 00:12:46.055 --> 00:12:47.857
  • OUTSIZED, OUTNUMBERED.INSTEAD OF BEING DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:12:47.857 --> 00:12:50.059
  • INSTEAD OF BEING DISCOURAGED,HAVE THIS NEW PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:12:50.059 --> 00:12:51.260
  • HAVE THIS NEW PERSPECTIVE.THAT MEANS YOU'RE ABOUT TO
  • 00:12:51.260 --> 00:12:52.962
  • THAT MEANS YOU'RE ABOUT TOSEE A MAJOR COMEBACK. ANY
  • 00:12:52.962 --> 00:12:54.029
  • SEE A MAJOR COMEBACK. ANYMOMENT THINGS ARE GOING
  • 00:12:54.029 --> 00:12:55.331
  • MOMENT THINGS ARE GOINGTO SHIFT IN YOUR FAVOR - A
  • 00:12:55.331 --> 00:12:57.099
  • TO SHIFT IN YOUR FAVOR - AGOOD BREAK, A PROMOTION,
  • 00:12:57.099 --> 00:12:58.968
  • GOOD BREAK, A PROMOTION,A HEALING. GOD SAYS,
  • 00:12:58.968 --> 00:13:00.736
  • A HEALING. GOD SAYS,"HE ALWAYS CAUSES YOU TO
  • 00:13:00.736 --> 00:13:02.004
  • "HE ALWAYS CAUSES YOU TOTRIUMPH." NOT PART OF THE
  • 00:13:02.004 --> 00:13:03.105
  • TRIUMPH." NOT PART OF THETIME. NOT MOST OF THE TIME.
  • 00:13:03.105 --> 00:13:05.407
  • TIME. NOT MOST OF THE TIME.GOD'S ALREADY LINED UP YOUR
  • 00:13:05.407 --> 00:13:06.842
  • GOD'S ALREADY LINED UP YOURVICTORY PARADE. HE'S ALREADY
  • 00:13:06.842 --> 00:13:09.345
  • STAY TUNED FOR MORE OF
  • 00:13:10.479 --> 00:13:11.547
  • >RUSTY: WE ARE RUSTY AND SHERYL
  • 00:13:12.848 --> 00:13:14.550
  • >RUSTY: WE ARE RUSTY AND SHERYLCARBAUGH. OUR STORY IS ABOUT
  • 00:13:14.550 --> 00:13:15.784
  • CARBAUGH. OUR STORY IS ABOUTNEVER GIVING UP AND NEVER
  • 00:13:15.784 --> 00:13:17.419
  • NEVER GIVING UP AND NEVERLOSING HOPE.
  • 00:13:17.419 --> 00:13:18.454
  • LOSING HOPE.BY THE AGE OF 20, I WAS A
  • 00:13:18.454 --> 00:13:20.189
  • BY THE AGE OF 20, I WAS AFULL BLOWN JUNKIE, ALCOHOLIC.
  • 00:13:20.189 --> 00:13:22.458
  • FULL BLOWN JUNKIE, ALCOHOLIC.STUFF GOT OUT OF CONTROL.
  • 00:13:22.458 --> 00:13:23.259
  • STUFF GOT OUT OF CONTROL.THEN I END UP GOING TO PRISON
  • 00:13:23.259 --> 00:13:24.927
  • THEN I END UP GOING TO PRISONFACING 25 YEARS AT 23 YEARS
  • 00:13:24.927 --> 00:13:27.763
  • FACING 25 YEARS AT 23 YEARSOLD. AND I WAS AN ATHIEST.
  • 00:13:27.763 --> 00:13:28.397
  • OLD. AND I WAS AN ATHIEST.> SHERYL: WE WERE TWO BROKEN
  • 00:13:28.397 --> 00:13:29.598
  • > SHERYL: WE WERE TWO BROKENPEOPLE THAT GOD BROUGHT
  • 00:13:29.598 --> 00:13:31.467
  • PEOPLE THAT GOD BROUGHTTOGETHER AND WE GOT MARRIED.
  • 00:13:31.467 --> 00:13:32.668
  • TOGETHER AND WE GOT MARRIED.IT FELT LIKE GOD WANTED US TO
  • 00:13:32.668 --> 00:13:34.570
  • IT FELT LIKE GOD WANTED US TOCOME TO HOUSTON. RUSTY GOT A
  • 00:13:34.570 --> 00:13:36.005
  • COME TO HOUSTON. RUSTY GOT AJOB OFFER. UNFORTUNATELY,
  • 00:13:36.005 --> 00:13:37.873
  • JOB OFFER. UNFORTUNATELY,THAT JOB OFFER DIDN'T PAN OUT.
  • 00:13:37.873 --> 00:13:39.408
  • THAT JOB OFFER DIDN'T PAN OUT.WE RAN OUT OF MONEY AND
  • 00:13:39.408 --> 00:13:40.509
  • WE RAN OUT OF MONEY ANDUNFORTUNATELY WE HAD TO
  • 00:13:40.509 --> 00:13:43.112
  • UNFORTUNATELY WE HAD TOLIVE IN OUR CAR.
  • 00:13:43.112 --> 00:13:43.879
  • LIVE IN OUR CAR.SO THERE WOULD BE SOME NIGHTS
  • 00:13:43.879 --> 00:13:45.114
  • SO THERE WOULD BE SOME NIGHTSWE'D WANT TO GIVE UP AND WE
  • 00:13:45.114 --> 00:13:46.715
  • WE'D WANT TO GIVE UP AND WEWOULD JUST SIT IN THE CAR AND
  • 00:13:46.715 --> 00:13:48.350
  • WOULD JUST SIT IN THE CAR ANDI WOULD GET MY CELL PHONE AND
  • 00:13:48.350 --> 00:13:49.451
  • I WOULD GET MY CELL PHONE ANDI WOULD PUT IT ON THE AIR
  • 00:13:49.451 --> 00:13:50.953
  • I WOULD PUT IT ON THE AIRCONDITIONER BUTTON AND WE
  • 00:13:50.953 --> 00:13:51.921
  • CONDITIONER BUTTON AND WEWOULD JUST LISTEN TO PASTOR
  • 00:13:51.921 --> 00:13:53.722
  • WOULD JUST LISTEN TO PASTORJOEL AND IT WOULD ENCOURAGE US.
  • 00:13:53.722 --> 00:13:55.157
  • JOEL AND IT WOULD ENCOURAGE US.NO MATTER WHAT WAS GOING ON
  • 00:13:55.157 --> 00:13:56.525
  • NO MATTER WHAT WAS GOING ONAROUND US, INSIDE OF OUR CAR
  • 00:13:56.525 --> 00:13:58.694
  • AROUND US, INSIDE OF OUR CARWAS HOPE.
  • 00:13:58.694 --> 00:13:59.595
  • WAS HOPE.> RUSTY: I VOLUNTEERED DURING
  • 00:13:59.595 --> 00:14:00.796
  • > RUSTY: I VOLUNTEERED DURINGHARVEY AND WE DIDN'T HAVE A
  • 00:14:00.796 --> 00:14:02.731
  • HARVEY AND WE DIDN'T HAVE AHOME AND WE'RE TRYING TO HELP
  • 00:14:02.731 --> 00:14:04.833
  • HOME AND WE'RE TRYING TO HELPOTHERS THAT LOST THEIR HOME.
  • 00:14:04.833 --> 00:14:07.303
  • OTHERS THAT LOST THEIR HOME.JUST TO SEE WHAT GOD CAN DO
  • 00:14:07.303 --> 00:14:09.838
  • JUST TO SEE WHAT GOD CAN DOWITH SOMEBODY LIKE ME THAT WAS
  • 00:14:09.838 --> 00:14:11.106
  • WITH SOMEBODY LIKE ME THAT WASJUST AN ATHIEST AND A JUNKIE
  • 00:14:11.106 --> 00:14:13.409
  • JUST AN ATHIEST AND A JUNKIEAND JUST SEE HIS MERCY ON ME.
  • 00:14:13.409 --> 00:14:15.611
  • AND JUST SEE HIS MERCY ON ME.AND THEN TO SEE THAT NOW I
  • 00:14:15.611 --> 00:14:16.712
  • AND THEN TO SEE THAT NOW IGOT MY OWN BUSINESS. NOW WE
  • 00:14:16.712 --> 00:14:17.947
  • GOT MY OWN BUSINESS. NOW WEHAVE A HOME. WE HAVE A NICE
  • 00:14:17.947 --> 00:14:22.184
  • HAVE A HOME. WE HAVE A NICECAR. IT'S JUST INCREDIBLE.
  • 00:14:22.184 --> 00:14:22.985
  • CAR. IT'S JUST INCREDIBLE.HE CAN, YOU KNOW, HE CAN
  • 00:14:22.985 --> 00:14:23.652
  • HE CAN, YOU KNOW, HE CANDO IT FOR ANYBODY.
  • 00:14:23.652 --> 00:14:25.554
  • DO IT FOR ANYBODY.BACK IN THE 1970'S A TEENAGE
  • 00:14:25.554 --> 00:14:27.990
  • BACK IN THE 1970'S A TEENAGEGIRL IN IOWA BECAME PREGNANT
  • 00:14:27.990 --> 00:14:29.892
  • GIRL IN IOWA BECAME PREGNANTWITH A SON. SHE WAS WHITE;
  • 00:14:29.892 --> 00:14:31.794
  • WITH A SON. SHE WAS WHITE;THE FATHER WAS BLACK. HER
  • 00:14:31.794 --> 00:14:33.195
  • THE FATHER WAS BLACK. HERPARENTS TOLD HER, "YOU
  • 00:14:33.195 --> 00:14:34.363
  • PARENTS TOLD HER, "YOUCAN'T HAVE THIS BABY. IT'S A
  • 00:14:34.363 --> 00:14:35.898
  • CAN'T HAVE THIS BABY. IT'S AMISTAKE. IT'S NEVER GOING TO
  • 00:14:35.898 --> 00:14:37.199
  • MISTAKE. IT'S NEVER GOING TOAMOUNT TO ANYTHING. YOU'RE
  • 00:14:37.199 --> 00:14:38.567
  • AMOUNT TO ANYTHING. YOU'RENOT ONLY GOING TO RUIN YOUR
  • 00:14:38.567 --> 00:14:39.635
  • NOT ONLY GOING TO RUIN YOURLIFE, YOU'RE GOING TO RUIN
  • 00:14:39.635 --> 00:14:41.136
  • LIFE, YOU'RE GOING TO RUINTHE CHILD'S LIFE." THEY GAVE
  • 00:14:41.136 --> 00:14:42.738
  • THE CHILD'S LIFE." THEY GAVEHER AN ULTIMATUM.
  • 00:14:42.738 --> 00:14:44.206
  • HER AN ULTIMATUM.EITHER ABORT THE BABY
  • 00:14:44.206 --> 00:14:45.841
  • EITHER ABORT THE BABYOR MOVE OUT OF THE HOUSE.
  • 00:14:45.841 --> 00:14:46.675
  • OR MOVE OUT OF THE HOUSE.SHE WANTED TO HAVE HER
  • 00:14:46.675 --> 00:14:48.444
  • SHE WANTED TO HAVE HERCHILD, SO SHE LEFT HOME
  • 00:14:48.444 --> 00:14:50.112
  • CHILD, SO SHE LEFT HOMEALONE, HEADED FOR
  • 00:14:50.112 --> 00:14:52.114
  • ALONE, HEADED FORCALIFORNIA. NO MONEY,
  • 00:14:52.114 --> 00:14:54.116
  • CALIFORNIA. NO MONEY,NO FUTURE TO SPEAK OF.
  • 00:14:54.116 --> 00:14:55.617
  • NO FUTURE TO SPEAK OF.SHE ENDED UP ON DRUGS,
  • 00:14:55.617 --> 00:14:57.353
  • SHE ENDED UP ON DRUGS,STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE.
  • 00:14:57.353 --> 00:14:58.520
  • STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE.ONE DAY AT SEVENTEEN YEARS
  • 00:14:58.520 --> 00:15:00.055
  • ONE DAY AT SEVENTEEN YEARSOLD STANDING ON A STREET
  • 00:15:00.055 --> 00:15:01.890
  • OLD STANDING ON A STREETCORNER, A LADY CAME UP AND
  • 00:15:01.890 --> 00:15:03.959
  • CORNER, A LADY CAME UP ANDHANDED HER A BIBLE AND
  • 00:15:03.959 --> 00:15:04.927
  • HANDED HER A BIBLE ANDTALKED TO HER ABOUT HAVING
  • 00:15:04.927 --> 00:15:07.062
  • TALKED TO HER ABOUT HAVINGPEACE WITH GOD. RIGHT THERE
  • 00:15:07.062 --> 00:15:09.465
  • PEACE WITH GOD. RIGHT THERESHE GAVE HER LIFE TO CHRIST.
  • 00:15:09.465 --> 00:15:10.599
  • SHE GAVE HER LIFE TO CHRIST.SHE OPENED HER BIBLE AND THE
  • 00:15:10.599 --> 00:15:12.468
  • SHE OPENED HER BIBLE AND THEFIRST WORD SHE SAW WAS
  • 00:15:12.468 --> 00:15:14.003
  • FIRST WORD SHE SAW WAS"ISRAEL." SHE SAID, "THAT'S
  • 00:15:14.003 --> 00:15:14.770
  • "ISRAEL." SHE SAID, "THAT'SWHAT I'M GOING TO NAME MY
  • 00:15:14.770 --> 00:15:16.705
  • WHAT I'M GOING TO NAME MYBABY, ISRAEL." (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:15:16.705 --> 00:15:18.807
  • BABY, ISRAEL." (APPLAUSE)THIS LITTLE BOY WAS BORN
  • 00:15:18.807 --> 00:15:19.775
  • THIS LITTLE BOY WAS BORNWITH ALL THE ODDS AGAINST
  • 00:15:19.775 --> 00:15:21.443
  • WITH ALL THE ODDS AGAINSTHIM. HE COULDN'T DO ANYTHING
  • 00:15:21.443 --> 00:15:22.745
  • HIM. HE COULDN'T DO ANYTHINGGREAT. HE DIDN'T HAVE ANY
  • 00:15:22.745 --> 00:15:24.013
  • GREAT. HE DIDN'T HAVE ANYKIND OF FUTURE. BUT WHEN
  • 00:15:24.013 --> 00:15:25.948
  • KIND OF FUTURE. BUT WHENGOD BREATHED HIS LIFE INTO
  • 00:15:25.948 --> 00:15:27.983
  • GOD BREATHED HIS LIFE INTOYOU HE ESTABLISHED YOUR END
  • 00:15:27.983 --> 00:15:30.119
  • YOU HE ESTABLISHED YOUR ENDFIRST. HE GAVE YOU A PURPOSE.
  • 00:15:30.119 --> 00:15:32.421
  • FIRST. HE GAVE YOU A PURPOSE.HE SET YOUR ASSIGNMENT.
  • 00:15:32.421 --> 00:15:34.123
  • HE SET YOUR ASSIGNMENT.THEN HE PUT IN YOU EVERYTHING
  • 00:15:34.123 --> 00:15:35.991
  • THEN HE PUT IN YOU EVERYTHINGYOU NEED TO FULFILL YOUR
  • 00:15:35.991 --> 00:15:37.493
  • YOU NEED TO FULFILL YOURDESTINY. HE'S GIVEN YOU THE
  • 00:15:37.493 --> 00:15:38.994
  • DESTINY. HE'S GIVEN YOU THEGIFTS, THE TALENTS, THE
  • 00:15:38.994 --> 00:15:41.397
  • GIFTS, THE TALENTS, THECONFIDENCE. HOW YOU START
  • 00:15:41.397 --> 00:15:43.532
  • CONFIDENCE. HOW YOU STARTIS NOT IMPORTANT. DON'T LET
  • 00:15:43.532 --> 00:15:44.733
  • IS NOT IMPORTANT. DON'T LETWHAT YOU THINK IS A
  • 00:15:44.733 --> 00:15:47.069
  • WHAT YOU THINK IS ALIMITATION, A DISADVANTAGE.
  • 00:15:47.069 --> 00:15:47.903
  • LIMITATION, A DISADVANTAGE."IF I WAS A DIFFERENT
  • 00:15:47.903 --> 00:15:49.571
  • "IF I WAS A DIFFERENTNATIONALITY, JOEL. I COME
  • 00:15:49.571 --> 00:15:50.539
  • NATIONALITY, JOEL. I COMEFROM THE WRONG SIDE OF
  • 00:15:50.539 --> 00:15:51.940
  • FROM THE WRONG SIDE OFTHE NEIGHBORHOOD. THERE'S
  • 00:15:51.940 --> 00:15:53.409
  • THE NEIGHBORHOOD. THERE'SDYSFUNCTION IN MY FAMILY."
  • 00:15:53.409 --> 00:15:55.244
  • DYSFUNCTION IN MY FAMILY."THAT'S HOW YOU STARTED;
  • 00:15:55.244 --> 00:15:56.011
  • THAT'S HOW YOU STARTED;THAT'S NOT HOW YOU'RE GOING
  • 00:15:56.011 --> 00:15:58.580
  • THAT'S NOT HOW YOU'RE GOINGTO FINISH. THE BEGINNING DOES
  • 00:15:58.580 --> 00:16:01.450
  • TO FINISH. THE BEGINNING DOESNOT DETERMINE YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:16:01.450 --> 00:16:03.419
  • NOT DETERMINE YOUR DESTINY.THAT'S JUST ONE SCENE. WHAT
  • 00:16:03.419 --> 00:16:06.555
  • THAT'S JUST ONE SCENE. WHATMATTERS IS THE EXPECTED END.
  • 00:16:06.555 --> 00:16:08.223
  • MATTERS IS THE EXPECTED END.THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE
  • 00:16:08.223 --> 00:16:09.958
  • THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSEHAS ALREADY DESTINED YOU TO
  • 00:16:09.958 --> 00:16:11.126
  • HAS ALREADY DESTINED YOU TOLEAVE YOUR MARK ON THIS
  • 00:16:11.126 --> 00:16:12.795
  • LEAVE YOUR MARK ON THISGENERATION. HE'S ALREADY PUT
  • 00:16:12.795 --> 00:16:15.164
  • GENERATION. HE'S ALREADY PUTSEEDS OF GREATNESS IN YOU.
  • 00:16:15.164 --> 00:16:17.332
  • SEEDS OF GREATNESS IN YOU.GOD LOVES TO TAKE PEOPLE WHO
  • 00:16:17.332 --> 00:16:19.168
  • GOD LOVES TO TAKE PEOPLE WHOSTART OFF WITH ALL THE ODDS
  • 00:16:19.168 --> 00:16:21.270
  • START OFF WITH ALL THE ODDSAGAINST THEM AND SHINE DOWN
  • 00:16:21.270 --> 00:16:23.038
  • AGAINST THEM AND SHINE DOWNHIS FAVOR, PROMOTE THEM,
  • 00:16:23.038 --> 00:16:24.239
  • HIS FAVOR, PROMOTE THEM,GIVE THEM GOOD BREAKS TO
  • 00:16:24.239 --> 00:16:25.541
  • GIVE THEM GOOD BREAKS TOWHERE THEY RISE UP AND DO
  • 00:16:25.541 --> 00:16:27.042
  • WHERE THEY RISE UP AND DOEXTRA ORDINARY THINGS.
  • 00:16:27.042 --> 00:16:28.544
  • EXTRA ORDINARY THINGS.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:16:28.544 --> 00:16:29.611
  • (APPLAUSE)THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WITH
  • 00:16:29.611 --> 00:16:30.746
  • THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WITHMY FATHER. HE WAS RAISED IN
  • 00:16:30.746 --> 00:16:32.848
  • MY FATHER. HE WAS RAISED INA VERY POOR FAMILY. THEY HAD
  • 00:16:32.848 --> 00:16:33.949
  • A VERY POOR FAMILY. THEY HADNO MONEY, HE HAD NO
  • 00:16:33.949 --> 00:16:35.784
  • NO MONEY, HE HAD NOEDUCATION, NO FUTURE. THAT'S
  • 00:16:35.784 --> 00:16:37.653
  • EDUCATION, NO FUTURE. THAT'SWHERE HE STARTED BUT THAT'S
  • 00:16:37.653 --> 00:16:39.455
  • WHERE HE STARTED BUT THAT'SNOT WHERE HE FINISHED.
  • 00:16:39.455 --> 00:16:40.956
  • NOT WHERE HE FINISHED.HIS EXPECTED END, HIS FINAL
  • 00:16:40.956 --> 00:16:43.058
  • HIS EXPECTED END, HIS FINALSCENE WAS PASTORING A GREAT
  • 00:16:43.058 --> 00:16:44.726
  • SCENE WAS PASTORING A GREATCHURCH. HAVING A MINISTRY
  • 00:16:44.726 --> 00:16:46.762
  • CHURCH. HAVING A MINISTRYTHAT TOUCHED THE WORLD.
  • 00:16:46.762 --> 00:16:47.596
  • THAT TOUCHED THE WORLD.DON'T LET HOW YOU WERE
  • 00:16:47.596 --> 00:16:49.598
  • DON'T LET HOW YOU WERERAISED, WHAT YOU DIDN'T GET,
  • 00:16:49.598 --> 00:16:50.866
  • RAISED, WHAT YOU DIDN'T GET,WHAT YOU THINK IS A
  • 00:16:50.866 --> 00:16:52.534
  • WHAT YOU THINK IS ADISADVANTAGE CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:16:52.534 --> 00:16:54.770
  • DISADVANTAGE CAUSE YOU TOSETTLE WHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:16:54.770 --> 00:16:56.605
  • SETTLE WHERE YOU ARE.THE ESTABLISHED END IS NOT
  • 00:16:56.605 --> 00:16:58.273
  • THE ESTABLISHED END IS NOTDEPENDENT ON THE BEGINNING.
  • 00:16:58.273 --> 00:17:00.209
  • DEPENDENT ON THE BEGINNING.THIS YOUNG BOY, ISRAEL,
  • 00:17:00.209 --> 00:17:01.276
  • THIS YOUNG BOY, ISRAEL,COULD HAVE GROWN UP WITH A
  • 00:17:01.276 --> 00:17:03.445
  • COULD HAVE GROWN UP WITH ADEFEATED MINDSET, INFERIOR,
  • 00:17:03.445 --> 00:17:05.013
  • DEFEATED MINDSET, INFERIOR,CHIP ON HIS SHOULDER,
  • 00:17:05.013 --> 00:17:06.448
  • CHIP ON HIS SHOULDER,THINKING, "WHY WAS I BORN
  • 00:17:06.448 --> 00:17:07.749
  • THINKING, "WHY WAS I BORNINTO THIS FAMILY? WHY DON'T
  • 00:17:07.749 --> 00:17:09.418
  • INTO THIS FAMILY? WHY DON'TI HAVE A DAD? WHY AM I HALF
  • 00:17:09.418 --> 00:17:10.786
  • I HAVE A DAD? WHY AM I HALFWHITE, HALF BLACK? WHAT CAN
  • 00:17:10.786 --> 00:17:12.254
  • WHITE, HALF BLACK? WHAT CANI BECOME?"
  • 00:17:12.254 --> 00:17:13.455
  • I BECOME?"TODAY YOU CAN BECOME THE
  • 00:17:13.455 --> 00:17:14.156
  • TODAY YOU CAN BECOME THEPRESIDENT OF THE UNITED
  • 00:17:14.156 --> 00:17:15.357
  • PRESIDENT OF THE UNITEDSTATES! (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:17:15.357 --> 00:17:16.391
  • STATES! (APPLAUSE)IT'S NOT HOW YOU START,
  • 00:17:16.391 --> 00:17:19.561
  • IT'S NOT HOW YOU START,IT'S HOW YOU FINISH! IF YOU
  • 00:17:19.561 --> 00:17:21.263
  • IT'S HOW YOU FINISH! IF YOUWILL KEEP HONORING GOD,
  • 00:17:21.263 --> 00:17:23.031
  • WILL KEEP HONORING GOD,BEING YOUR BEST, YOU ARE
  • 00:17:23.031 --> 00:17:24.867
  • BEING YOUR BEST, YOU AREMOVING TOWARD THE DESTINY
  • 00:17:24.867 --> 00:17:27.402
  • MOVING TOWARD THE DESTINYHE HAS DESIGNED FOR YOU.
  • 00:17:27.402 --> 00:17:28.237
  • HE HAS DESIGNED FOR YOU.IT'S BIGGER THAN YOU CAN
  • 00:17:28.237 --> 00:17:29.671
  • IT'S BIGGER THAN YOU CANIMAGINE. IT'S MORE REWARDING
  • 00:17:29.671 --> 00:17:31.740
  • IMAGINE. IT'S MORE REWARDINGTHAN YOU'VE EVER DREAMED.
  • 00:17:31.740 --> 00:17:34.476
  • THAN YOU'VE EVER DREAMED.AS A CHILD THIS BOY, ISRAEL,
  • 00:17:34.476 --> 00:17:35.711
  • AS A CHILD THIS BOY, ISRAEL,DISCOVERED THAT HE HAD A
  • 00:17:35.711 --> 00:17:37.579
  • DISCOVERED THAT HE HAD AGIFT, AN ABILITY TO PLAY
  • 00:17:37.579 --> 00:17:39.414
  • GIFT, AN ABILITY TO PLAYINSTRUMENTS, TO WRITE SONGS,
  • 00:17:39.414 --> 00:17:41.183
  • INSTRUMENTS, TO WRITE SONGS,TO WRITE MUSIC, TO SING.
  • 00:17:41.183 --> 00:17:42.718
  • TO WRITE MUSIC, TO SING.NOW THIS CHILD THAT SOME
  • 00:17:42.718 --> 00:17:44.453
  • NOW THIS CHILD THAT SOMEPEOPLE DIDN'T WANT BORN;
  • 00:17:44.453 --> 00:17:45.454
  • PEOPLE DIDN'T WANT BORN;THIS LITTLE BOY THAT SOME
  • 00:17:45.454 --> 00:17:46.355
  • THIS LITTLE BOY THAT SOMEPEOPLE THOUGHT WOULD BE A
  • 00:17:46.355 --> 00:17:48.290
  • PEOPLE THOUGHT WOULD BE AMISTAKE, HAS BECOME ONE OF
  • 00:17:48.290 --> 00:17:49.458
  • MISTAKE, HAS BECOME ONE OFTHE GREAT WORSHIP LEADER'S
  • 00:17:49.458 --> 00:17:50.592
  • THE GREAT WORSHIP LEADER'SOF OUR TIME, OUR OWN ISRAEL
  • 00:17:50.592 --> 00:17:53.428
  • OF OUR TIME, OUR OWN ISRAELHOUGHTON, RIGHT HERE.
  • 00:17:53.428 --> 00:17:54.463
  • HOUGHTON, RIGHT HERE.(APPLAUSE) HE'S WON MANY
  • 00:17:54.463 --> 00:17:57.399
  • (APPLAUSE) HE'S WON MANYGRAMMY'S; ALL KINDS OF AWARDS.
  • 00:17:57.399 --> 00:17:58.867
  • GRAMMY'S; ALL KINDS OF AWARDS.HE GOES ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • 00:17:58.867 --> 00:18:00.035
  • HE GOES ALL OVER THE WORLDSHARING HIS GIFTS WITH
  • 00:18:00.035 --> 00:18:03.505
  • SHARING HIS GIFTS WITHOTHERS. ISRAEL YOU BETTER
  • 00:18:03.505 --> 00:18:04.606
  • OTHERS. ISRAEL YOU BETTERBE THANKFUL YOUR MOTHER'S
  • 00:18:04.606 --> 00:18:05.741
  • BE THANKFUL YOUR MOTHER'SFIRST WORDS SHE SAW WASN'T
  • 00:18:05.741 --> 00:18:06.909
  • FIRST WORDS SHE SAW WASN'TNEBUCHADNEZZAR INSTEAD OF
  • 00:18:06.909 --> 00:18:08.911
  • NEBUCHADNEZZAR INSTEAD OFISRAEL. HOW ABOUT
  • 00:18:08.911 --> 00:18:09.678
  • ISRAEL. HOW ABOUTNEBUCHADNEZZAR AND NEW
  • 00:18:09.678 --> 00:18:12.381
  • NEBUCHADNEZZAR AND NEWBREED? (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:18:12.381 --> 00:18:13.415
  • BREED? (LAUGHTER)HERE'S WHAT I'M SAYING: GET
  • 00:18:13.415 --> 00:18:15.384
  • HERE'S WHAT I'M SAYING: GETRID OF THE EXCUSES. YOU MAY
  • 00:18:15.384 --> 00:18:17.252
  • RID OF THE EXCUSES. YOU MAYHAVE HAD A ROUGH START BUT
  • 00:18:17.252 --> 00:18:18.020
  • HAVE HAD A ROUGH START BUTYOU'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE A
  • 00:18:18.020 --> 00:18:19.354
  • YOU'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE AROUGH FINISH. SOMEBODY MAY
  • 00:18:19.354 --> 00:18:21.256
  • ROUGH FINISH. SOMEBODY MAYHAVE PUT YOU AT A DISADVANTAGE
  • 00:18:21.256 --> 00:18:22.357
  • HAVE PUT YOU AT A DISADVANTAGEBUT THEY DID NOT CHANGE YOUR
  • 00:18:22.357 --> 00:18:25.260
  • BUT THEY DID NOT CHANGE YOUREXPECTED END. PAUL SAID IN
  • 00:18:25.260 --> 00:18:26.595
  • EXPECTED END. PAUL SAID INPHILIPPIANS, "GOD WILL BRING
  • 00:18:26.595 --> 00:18:28.897
  • PHILIPPIANS, "GOD WILL BRINGUS TO A FLOURISHING FINISH."
  • 00:18:28.897 --> 00:18:30.032
  • US TO A FLOURISHING FINISH."NOT A DEFEATED FINISH. A
  • 00:18:30.032 --> 00:18:31.567
  • NOT A DEFEATED FINISH. AMEDIOCRE FINISH. A LONELY
  • 00:18:31.567 --> 00:18:33.402
  • MEDIOCRE FINISH. A LONELYFINISH. A BANKRUPT FINISH.
  • 00:18:33.402 --> 00:18:34.236
  • FINISH. A BANKRUPT FINISH.YOU'RE COMING TO A
  • 00:18:34.236 --> 00:18:35.404
  • YOU'RE COMING TO AVICTORIOUS FINISH AND A
  • 00:18:35.404 --> 00:18:37.339
  • VICTORIOUS FINISH AND AFLOURISHING FINISH.
  • 00:18:37.339 --> 00:18:38.173
  • FLOURISHING FINISH.WHEN THOUGHTS TELL YOU
  • 00:18:38.173 --> 00:18:39.441
  • WHEN THOUGHTS TELL YOUOTHERWISE YOU'LL HEAR THINGS
  • 00:18:39.441 --> 00:18:40.609
  • OTHERWISE YOU'LL HEAR THINGSLIKE "YOU HAVE TOO MANY
  • 00:18:40.609 --> 00:18:42.110
  • LIKE "YOU HAVE TOO MANYDISADVANTAGES," "YOU'RE TOO
  • 00:18:42.110 --> 00:18:43.312
  • DISADVANTAGES," "YOU'RE TOOFAR BEHIND," OR "YOU'VE MADE
  • 00:18:43.312 --> 00:18:44.846
  • FAR BEHIND," OR "YOU'VE MADETOO MANY MISTAKES."
  • 00:18:44.846 --> 00:18:46.215
  • TOO MANY MISTAKES."LET THOSE LIES GO IN ONE
  • 00:18:46.215 --> 00:18:47.849
  • LET THOSE LIES GO IN ONEEAR AND OUT THE OTHER.
  • 00:18:47.849 --> 00:18:48.784
  • EAR AND OUT THE OTHER.GOD IS SAYING, "I'M GOING TO
  • 00:18:48.784 --> 00:18:49.985
  • GOD IS SAYING, "I'M GOING TOTAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU
  • 00:18:49.985 --> 00:18:51.453
  • TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOUCAN IMAGINE. I HAVE
  • 00:18:51.453 --> 00:18:52.921
  • CAN IMAGINE. I HAVEEXPLOSIVE BLESSINGS THAT
  • 00:18:52.921 --> 00:18:54.923
  • EXPLOSIVE BLESSINGS THATCAN CATAPULT YOU AHEAD.
  • 00:18:54.923 --> 00:18:56.024
  • CAN CATAPULT YOU AHEAD.I HAVE FAVOR THAT CAN THRUST
  • 00:18:56.024 --> 00:18:57.659
  • I HAVE FAVOR THAT CAN THRUSTYOU INTO YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:18:57.659 --> 00:18:58.560
  • YOU INTO YOUR DESTINY.I'M GOING TO BRING OUT THOSE
  • 00:18:58.560 --> 00:18:59.828
  • I'M GOING TO BRING OUT THOSESEEDS OF GREATNESS THAT
  • 00:18:59.828 --> 00:19:01.997
  • SEEDS OF GREATNESS THATI PUT ON THE INSIDE."
  • 00:19:01.997 --> 00:19:03.365
  • I PUT ON THE INSIDE."GOD HAS ESTABLISHED YOUR
  • 00:19:03.365 --> 00:19:05.300
  • GOD HAS ESTABLISHED YOUREND. YOU CAN BE CERTAIN
  • 00:19:05.300 --> 00:19:06.501
  • END. YOU CAN BE CERTAINHE KNOWS HOW TO GET YOU
  • 00:19:06.501 --> 00:19:08.070
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO GET YOUTHERE. NOW OUR PART ALL
  • 00:19:08.070 --> 00:19:09.705
  • THERE. NOW OUR PART ALLTHROUGH THE DAY "LORD
  • 00:19:09.705 --> 00:19:11.073
  • THROUGH THE DAY "LORDTHANK YOU THAT YOUR PLANS
  • 00:19:11.073 --> 00:19:12.874
  • THANK YOU THAT YOUR PLANSFOR ME ARE FOR GOOD. YOU'RE
  • 00:19:12.874 --> 00:19:14.142
  • FOR ME ARE FOR GOOD. YOU'RENOT LIMITED BY WHERE I AM
  • 00:19:14.142 --> 00:19:15.544
  • NOT LIMITED BY WHERE I AMRIGHT NOW. YOU'VE ALREADY
  • 00:19:15.544 --> 00:19:17.179
  • RIGHT NOW. YOU'VE ALREADYSHOT MY FINAL SCENE. I MAY
  • 00:19:17.179 --> 00:19:18.981
  • SHOT MY FINAL SCENE. I MAYNOT UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING
  • 00:19:18.981 --> 00:19:20.315
  • NOT UNDERSTAND EVERYTHINGALONG THE WAY BUT GOD I
  • 00:19:20.315 --> 00:19:21.550
  • ALONG THE WAY BUT GOD ITRUST YOU. I BELIEVE I'M
  • 00:19:21.550 --> 00:19:22.918
  • TRUST YOU. I BELIEVE I'MCOMING TO A FLOURISHING
  • 00:19:22.918 --> 00:19:24.419
  • COMING TO A FLOURISHINGFINISH."
  • 00:19:24.419 --> 00:19:26.588
  • FINISH."THIS IS WHAT JOB HAD TO DO.
  • 00:19:26.588 --> 00:19:27.889
  • THIS IS WHAT JOB HAD TO DO.HE HAD SOME UNUSUAL TWISTS
  • 00:19:27.889 --> 00:19:30.025
  • HE HAD SOME UNUSUAL TWISTSAND TURNS IN LIFE. SOME
  • 00:19:30.025 --> 00:19:31.860
  • AND TURNS IN LIFE. SOMESCENES DIDN'T MAKE SENSE.
  • 00:19:31.860 --> 00:19:33.095
  • SCENES DIDN'T MAKE SENSE.EVERYTHING STARTED OFF
  • 00:19:33.095 --> 00:19:34.796
  • EVERYTHING STARTED OFFGREAT, LIFE WAS GOOD BUT
  • 00:19:34.796 --> 00:19:36.331
  • GREAT, LIFE WAS GOOD BUTTHEN THE BOTTOM FELL OUT.
  • 00:19:36.331 --> 00:19:37.799
  • THEN THE BOTTOM FELL OUT.JOB LOST HIS HEALTH. LOST
  • 00:19:37.799 --> 00:19:38.800
  • JOB LOST HIS HEALTH. LOSTHIS BUSINESS. LOST HIS
  • 00:19:38.800 --> 00:19:40.369
  • HIS BUSINESS. LOST HISFAMILY. HE COULD HAVE GOTTEN
  • 00:19:40.369 --> 00:19:42.237
  • FAMILY. HE COULD HAVE GOTTENDISCOURAGED AND GIVEN UP.
  • 00:19:42.237 --> 00:19:43.538
  • DISCOURAGED AND GIVEN UP.HIS WIFE TOLD HIM, "JOB JUST
  • 00:19:43.538 --> 00:19:45.440
  • HIS WIFE TOLD HIM, "JOB JUSTCURSE GOD AND DIE. YOU'RE
  • 00:19:45.440 --> 00:19:46.842
  • CURSE GOD AND DIE. YOU'REDONE." NOTHING LIKE HAVING
  • 00:19:46.842 --> 00:19:48.176
  • DONE." NOTHING LIKE HAVINGAN ENCOURAGING SPOUSE.
  • 00:19:48.176 --> 00:19:50.412
  • AN ENCOURAGING SPOUSE.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:19:50.412 --> 00:19:51.246
  • (LAUGHTER)BUT IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT
  • 00:19:51.246 --> 00:19:52.147
  • BUT IN THE MIDDLE OF THATDISCOURAGEMENT, WHEN
  • 00:19:52.147 --> 00:19:53.515
  • DISCOURAGEMENT, WHENEVERYTHING HAD COME AGAINST
  • 00:19:53.515 --> 00:19:55.017
  • EVERYTHING HAD COME AGAINSTHIM. WHEN A LOT OF PEOPLE
  • 00:19:55.017 --> 00:19:56.752
  • HIM. WHEN A LOT OF PEOPLEWOULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,
  • 00:19:56.752 --> 00:19:58.787
  • WOULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,ANGRY, COMPLAINING,
  • 00:19:58.787 --> 00:20:00.255
  • ANGRY, COMPLAINING,JOB LOOKED UP TO THE HEAVENS
  • 00:20:00.255 --> 00:20:02.424
  • JOB LOOKED UP TO THE HEAVENSAND SAID, "I KNOW MY REDEEMER
  • 00:20:02.424 --> 00:20:04.159
  • AND SAID, "I KNOW MY REDEEMERLIVES." HE WAS SAYING IN
  • 00:20:04.159 --> 00:20:05.794
  • LIVES." HE WAS SAYING INEFFECT, "I KNOW GOD'S STILL
  • 00:20:05.794 --> 00:20:07.696
  • EFFECT, "I KNOW GOD'S STILLON THE THRONE. I KNOW HE'S
  • 00:20:07.696 --> 00:20:09.665
  • ON THE THRONE. I KNOW HE'SALREADY SHOT MY FINAL SCENE
  • 00:20:09.665 --> 00:20:11.533
  • ALREADY SHOT MY FINAL SCENEAND IF THIS IS MY TIME TO GO,
  • 00:20:11.533 --> 00:20:13.001
  • AND IF THIS IS MY TIME TO GO,I'M NOT GOING TO GO BITTER.
  • 00:20:13.001 --> 00:20:14.436
  • I'M NOT GOING TO GO BITTER.I'M NOT GOING TO GO UPSET.
  • 00:20:14.436 --> 00:20:15.971
  • I'M NOT GOING TO GO UPSET.THOUGH HE SLAY ME YET WILL
  • 00:20:15.971 --> 00:20:17.806
  • THOUGH HE SLAY ME YET WILLI TRUST HIM."
  • 00:20:17.806 --> 00:20:18.707
  • I TRUST HIM."WHEN YOU CAN KEEP A GOOD
  • 00:20:18.707 --> 00:20:19.875
  • WHEN YOU CAN KEEP A GOODATTITUDE WHEN THE BOTTOM
  • 00:20:19.875 --> 00:20:21.310
  • ATTITUDE WHEN THE BOTTOMFALLS OUT. WHEN YOU CAN
  • 00:20:21.310 --> 00:20:22.678
  • FALLS OUT. WHEN YOU CANGIVE GOD PRAISE IN THE
  • 00:20:22.678 --> 00:20:24.179
  • GIVE GOD PRAISE IN THETWISTS OF LIFE; IN THE
  • 00:20:24.179 --> 00:20:25.013
  • TWISTS OF LIFE; IN THETHINGS THAT DON'T MAKE
  • 00:20:25.013 --> 00:20:26.515
  • THINGS THAT DON'T MAKESENSE, THAT'S WHEN GOD WILL
  • 00:20:26.515 --> 00:20:27.916
  • SENSE, THAT'S WHEN GOD WILLTAKE YOU TO A NEW LEVEL OF
  • 00:20:27.916 --> 00:20:29.718
  • TAKE YOU TO A NEW LEVEL OFYOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:20:29.718 --> 00:20:30.619
  • YOUR DESTINY.WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT JOB'S
  • 00:20:30.619 --> 00:20:31.853
  • WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT JOB'SLOSS, JOB'S TRIALS, JOB'S
  • 00:20:31.853 --> 00:20:33.422
  • LOSS, JOB'S TRIALS, JOB'SSUFFERING AND YES HE WENT
  • 00:20:33.422 --> 00:20:36.258
  • SUFFERING AND YES HE WENTTHROUGH A DIFFICULT SEASON.
  • 00:20:36.258 --> 00:20:37.426
  • THROUGH A DIFFICULT SEASON.BUT HERE'S THE KEY: HE
  • 00:20:37.426 --> 00:20:38.794
  • BUT HERE'S THE KEY: HEDIDN'T STAY THERE. THAT
  • 00:20:38.794 --> 00:20:41.229
  • DIDN'T STAY THERE. THATWAS ONE SCENE. IN THE END
  • 00:20:41.229 --> 00:20:42.731
  • WAS ONE SCENE. IN THE ENDHE CAME OUT WITH TWICE WHAT
  • 00:20:42.731 --> 00:20:44.399
  • HE CAME OUT WITH TWICE WHATHE HAD BEFORE. GOD PAID
  • 00:20:44.399 --> 00:20:45.834
  • HE HAD BEFORE. GOD PAIDHIM BACK WITH DOUBLE.
  • 00:20:45.834 --> 00:20:46.935
  • HIM BACK WITH DOUBLE.HE HAD TWICE THE CATTLE,
  • 00:20:46.935 --> 00:20:48.236
  • HE HAD TWICE THE CATTLE,TWICE THE SHEEP. HE GOT HIS
  • 00:20:48.236 --> 00:20:49.404
  • TWICE THE SHEEP. HE GOT HISHEALTH BACK, HIS JOY BACK,
  • 00:20:49.404 --> 00:20:50.739
  • HEALTH BACK, HIS JOY BACK,HIS PEACE BACK.
  • 00:20:50.739 --> 00:20:51.573
  • HIS PEACE BACK.THE SCRIPTURE PUTS IT THIS
  • 00:20:51.573 --> 00:20:53.842
  • THE SCRIPTURE PUTS IT THISWAY, "AFTER THIS, JOB LIVED
  • 00:20:53.842 --> 00:20:56.578
  • WAY, "AFTER THIS, JOB LIVED140 YEARS AND SAW HIS
  • 00:20:56.578 --> 00:20:58.313
  • 140 YEARS AND SAW HISGRANDSONS DOWN TO FOUR
  • 00:20:58.313 --> 00:21:00.349
  • GRANDSONS DOWN TO FOURGENERATIONS." NOTICE AFTER
  • 00:21:00.349 --> 00:21:01.616
  • GENERATIONS." NOTICE AFTERTHE LOSS, AFTER THE
  • 00:21:01.616 --> 00:21:03.318
  • THE LOSS, AFTER THEDISAPPOINTMENT, AFTER THE
  • 00:21:03.318 --> 00:21:04.720
  • DISAPPOINTMENT, AFTER THEBOTTOM FELL OUT, HE DIDN'T
  • 00:21:04.720 --> 00:21:06.488
  • BOTTOM FELL OUT, HE DIDN'TEND ON A SOUR, DEFEATED
  • 00:21:06.488 --> 00:21:09.091
  • END ON A SOUR, DEFEATEDNOTE. HIS LIFE WAS NOT OVER.
  • 00:21:09.091 --> 00:21:11.193
  • NOTE. HIS LIFE WAS NOT OVER.JOB WENT ON TO LIVE A FULL,
  • 00:21:11.193 --> 00:21:14.196
  • JOB WENT ON TO LIVE A FULL,HAPPY, BLESSED 140 MORE
  • 00:21:14.196 --> 00:21:15.664
  • HAPPY, BLESSED 140 MOREYEARS ENJOYING HIS
  • 00:21:15.664 --> 00:21:17.132
  • YEARS ENJOYING HISGRANDCHILDREN, ACCOMPLISHING
  • 00:21:17.132 --> 00:21:18.600
  • GRANDCHILDREN, ACCOMPLISHINGHIS DREAM, FULFILLING HIS
  • 00:21:18.600 --> 00:21:19.701
  • HIS DREAM, FULFILLING HISPURPOSE.
  • 00:21:19.701 --> 00:21:20.736
  • PURPOSE.WHAT AM I SAYING? JUST
  • 00:21:20.736 --> 00:21:22.304
  • WHAT AM I SAYING? JUSTBECAUSE YOU HAVE SOME TWISTS,
  • 00:21:22.304 --> 00:21:23.805
  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE SOME TWISTS,TURNS, THINGS YOU DON'T
  • 00:21:23.805 --> 00:21:25.173
  • TURNS, THINGS YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND. THAT DOESN'T
  • 00:21:25.173 --> 00:21:28.009
  • UNDERSTAND. THAT DOESN'TMEAN YOUR LIFE IS OVER.
  • 00:21:28.009 --> 00:21:28.510
  • MEAN YOUR LIFE IS OVER.GOD HAS AN "AFTER THIS"
  • 00:21:28.510 --> 00:21:30.879
  • GOD HAS AN "AFTER THIS"COMING. WHEN THOUGHTS
  • 00:21:30.879 --> 00:21:32.047
  • COMING. WHEN THOUGHTSWHISPER, "YOU'VE SEEN YOUR
  • 00:21:32.047 --> 00:21:33.315
  • WHISPER, "YOU'VE SEEN YOURBEST DAYS! YOU'VE BEEN
  • 00:21:33.315 --> 00:21:34.549
  • BEST DAYS! YOU'VE BEENTHROUGH TOO MUCH. THIS IS
  • 00:21:34.549 --> 00:21:36.017
  • THROUGH TOO MUCH. THIS ISAS GOOD AS IT GETS."
  • 00:21:36.017 --> 00:21:37.686
  • AS GOOD AS IT GETS."GOD IS SAYING TO YOU WHAT
  • 00:21:37.686 --> 00:21:39.054
  • GOD IS SAYING TO YOU WHATHE SAID TO JOB, "AFTER THE
  • 00:21:39.054 --> 00:21:41.423
  • HE SAID TO JOB, "AFTER THECANCER, AFTER THE DIVORCE,
  • 00:21:41.423 --> 00:21:42.624
  • CANCER, AFTER THE DIVORCE,AFTER THE BETRAYAL, THERE'S
  • 00:21:42.624 --> 00:21:44.760
  • AFTER THE BETRAYAL, THERE'SSTILL A FULL LIFE AHEAD OF
  • 00:21:44.760 --> 00:21:46.161
  • STILL A FULL LIFE AHEAD OFYOU. YOU HAVEN'T DREAMED
  • 00:21:46.161 --> 00:21:48.063
  • YOU. YOU HAVEN'T DREAMEDYOUR BEST DREAM. YOU HAVEN'T
  • 00:21:48.063 --> 00:21:49.531
  • YOUR BEST DREAM. YOU HAVEN'TDANCED YOUR BEST DANCE.
  • 00:21:49.531 --> 00:21:50.832
  • DANCED YOUR BEST DANCE.YOU HAVEN'T LAUGHED YOUR
  • 00:21:50.832 --> 00:21:52.401
  • YOU HAVEN'T LAUGHED YOURBEST LAUGH." SHAKE OFF THE
  • 00:21:52.401 --> 00:21:53.602
  • BEST LAUGH." SHAKE OFF THEDISAPPOINTMENT. GET YOUR
  • 00:21:53.602 --> 00:21:55.036
  • DISAPPOINTMENT. GET YOURPASSION BACK. GOD HAS AN
  • 00:21:55.036 --> 00:21:56.471
  • PASSION BACK. GOD HAS AN"AFTER THIS" COMING YOUR
  • 00:21:56.471 --> 00:21:58.573
  • "AFTER THIS" COMING YOURWAY. HE'S NOT ONLY GOING
  • 00:21:58.573 --> 00:21:59.941
  • WAY. HE'S NOT ONLY GOINGTO BRING YOU OUT BUT HE'S
  • 00:21:59.941 --> 00:22:00.909
  • TO BRING YOU OUT BUT HE'SGOING TO PAY YOU BACK FOR
  • 00:22:00.909 --> 00:22:02.744
  • GOING TO PAY YOU BACK FORTHAT TROUBLE. YOU'RE GOING
  • 00:22:02.744 --> 00:22:03.979
  • THAT TROUBLE. YOU'RE GOINGTO COME OUT STRONGER,
  • 00:22:03.979 --> 00:22:05.080
  • TO COME OUT STRONGER,INCREASED, PROMOTED,
  • 00:22:05.080 --> 00:22:06.047
  • INCREASED, PROMOTED,BETTER THAN YOU WERE
  • 00:22:06.047 --> 00:22:07.516
  • BETTER THAN YOU WEREBEFORE.
  • 00:22:07.516 --> 00:22:08.683
  • BEFORE.WHEN IT WAS ALL OVER, JOB
  • 00:22:08.683 --> 00:22:10.552
  • WHEN IT WAS ALL OVER, JOBSAID, "I'M CONVINCED NOTHING
  • 00:22:10.552 --> 00:22:13.655
  • SAID, "I'M CONVINCED NOTHINGAND NO ONE CAN UPSET GOD'S
  • 00:22:13.655 --> 00:22:15.223
  • AND NO ONE CAN UPSET GOD'SPLANS." HE WAS SAYING,
  • 00:22:15.223 --> 00:22:16.525
  • PLANS." HE WAS SAYING,"NOTHING CAN CHANGE THE
  • 00:22:16.525 --> 00:22:18.360
  • "NOTHING CAN CHANGE THEEXPECTED END. GOD ALREADY
  • 00:22:18.360 --> 00:22:20.095
  • EXPECTED END. GOD ALREADYESTABLISHED IT."
  • 00:22:20.095 --> 00:22:21.463
  • ESTABLISHED IT."FRIENDS THE ENEMY CANNOT
  • 00:22:21.463 --> 00:22:23.598
  • FRIENDS THE ENEMY CANNOTKEEP YOU FROM YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:22:23.598 --> 00:22:25.000
  • KEEP YOU FROM YOUR DESTINY.SATAN HAD TO ASK GOD
  • 00:22:25.000 --> 00:22:27.602
  • SATAN HAD TO ASK GODPERMISSION TO EVEN TEST JOB.
  • 00:22:27.602 --> 00:22:29.070
  • PERMISSION TO EVEN TEST JOB.THAT TELLS ME GOD IS NOT
  • 00:22:29.070 --> 00:22:30.138
  • THAT TELLS ME GOD IS NOTONLY IN CONTROL OF YOUR
  • 00:22:30.138 --> 00:22:31.573
  • ONLY IN CONTROL OF YOURLIFE, HE'S IN CONTROL OF
  • 00:22:31.573 --> 00:22:32.908
  • LIFE, HE'S IN CONTROL OFYOUR ENEMIES. YOU HAVE
  • 00:22:32.908 --> 00:22:34.843
  • YOUR ENEMIES. YOU HAVENOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT.
  • 00:22:34.843 --> 00:22:35.677
  • NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT.THERE IS A HEDGE OF
  • 00:22:35.677 --> 00:22:36.945
  • THERE IS A HEDGE OFPROTECTION AROUND YOU
  • 00:22:36.945 --> 00:22:38.747
  • PROTECTION AROUND YOUTHAT CANNOT BE PENETRATED.
  • 00:22:38.747 --> 00:22:40.649
  • THAT CANNOT BE PENETRATED.WHEN JESUS WAS ABOUT TO BE
  • 00:22:40.649 --> 00:22:42.584
  • WHEN JESUS WAS ABOUT TO BECRUCIFIED, HE TOLD PEOPLE,
  • 00:22:42.584 --> 00:22:44.486
  • CRUCIFIED, HE TOLD PEOPLE,"IF YOU DESTROY THIS TEMPLE
  • 00:22:44.486 --> 00:22:45.687
  • "IF YOU DESTROY THIS TEMPLEIN THREE DAYS GOD WILL RAISE
  • 00:22:45.687 --> 00:22:47.155
  • IN THREE DAYS GOD WILL RAISEIT UP." THEY THOUGHT HE WAS
  • 00:22:47.155 --> 00:22:49.424
  • IT UP." THEY THOUGHT HE WASTALKING ABOUT THE BUILDING.
  • 00:22:49.424 --> 00:22:51.660
  • TALKING ABOUT THE BUILDING.HE WAS TALKING ABOUT HIMSELF.
  • 00:22:51.660 --> 00:22:52.794
  • HE WAS TALKING ABOUT HIMSELF.JESUS, OF COURSE, UNDERSTOOD
  • 00:22:52.794 --> 00:22:54.696
  • JESUS, OF COURSE, UNDERSTOODTHIS PRINCIPLE THAT HIS END
  • 00:22:54.696 --> 00:22:56.998
  • THIS PRINCIPLE THAT HIS ENDHAD ALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED.
  • 00:22:56.998 --> 00:22:58.200
  • HAD ALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED.HE KNEW HIS FINAL SCENE HAD
  • 00:22:58.200 --> 00:22:59.835
  • HE KNEW HIS FINAL SCENE HADALREADY BEEN SHOT. IT WASN'T
  • 00:22:59.835 --> 00:23:01.203
  • ALREADY BEEN SHOT. IT WASN'THIM HANGING ON THE CROSS
  • 00:23:01.203 --> 00:23:03.939
  • HIM HANGING ON THE CROSSIN GREAT PAIN. IT WASN'T HIM
  • 00:23:03.939 --> 00:23:05.707
  • IN GREAT PAIN. IT WASN'T HIMIN A TOMB, BURIED IN GRAVE
  • 00:23:05.707 --> 00:23:07.509
  • IN A TOMB, BURIED IN GRAVECLOTHES. HE KNEW HIS FINAL
  • 00:23:07.509 --> 00:23:09.644
  • CLOTHES. HE KNEW HIS FINALSCENE WAS HIM SEATED AT THE
  • 00:23:09.644 --> 00:23:10.779
  • SCENE WAS HIM SEATED AT THERIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER
  • 00:23:10.779 --> 00:23:12.214
  • RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHERWITH ALL POWER, WITH THE
  • 00:23:12.214 --> 00:23:13.682
  • WITH ALL POWER, WITH THEKEYS OF DEATH AND HELL.
  • 00:23:13.682 --> 00:23:15.150
  • KEYS OF DEATH AND HELL.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:23:15.150 --> 00:23:16.084
  • (APPLAUSE)THAT'S WHY IT SAYS, "HE
  • 00:23:16.084 --> 00:23:17.586
  • THAT'S WHY IT SAYS, "HEENDURED THE PAIN OF THE
  • 00:23:17.586 --> 00:23:19.621
  • ENDURED THE PAIN OF THECROSS LOOKING FORWARD TO
  • 00:23:19.621 --> 00:23:21.022
  • CROSS LOOKING FORWARD TOTHE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE
  • 00:23:21.022 --> 00:23:22.424
  • THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFOREHIM."
  • 00:23:22.424 --> 00:23:23.925
  • HIM."THE WAY YOU STAY ENCOURAGED
  • 00:23:23.925 --> 00:23:25.126
  • THE WAY YOU STAY ENCOURAGEDIN THE TOUGH TIMES IS TO
  • 00:23:25.126 --> 00:23:26.962
  • IN THE TOUGH TIMES IS TOKEEP LOOKING AHEAD KNOWING
  • 00:23:26.962 --> 00:23:28.530
  • KEEP LOOKING AHEAD KNOWINGTHAT YOUR END HAS BEEN SET.
  • 00:23:28.530 --> 00:23:29.397
  • THAT YOUR END HAS BEEN SET.KNOWING THAT YOU'RE COMING
  • 00:23:29.397 --> 00:23:30.632
  • KNOWING THAT YOU'RE COMINGTO A FLOURISHING FINISH.
  • 00:23:30.632 --> 00:23:31.867
  • TO A FLOURISHING FINISH.KNOWING THAT GOD ALWAYS
  • 00:23:31.867 --> 00:23:33.301
  • KNOWING THAT GOD ALWAYSCAUSES YOU TO TRIUMPH.
  • 00:23:33.301 --> 00:23:34.836
  • CAUSES YOU TO TRIUMPH.THE SCRIPTURE TALKS ABOUT
  • 00:23:34.836 --> 00:23:36.705
  • THE SCRIPTURE TALKS ABOUTHOW JESUS WAS BURIED IN A
  • 00:23:36.705 --> 00:23:38.373
  • HOW JESUS WAS BURIED IN ABORROWED TOMB. HE HAD
  • 00:23:38.373 --> 00:23:39.774
  • BORROWED TOMB. HE HADNO PLACE TO BE BURIED OF
  • 00:23:39.774 --> 00:23:41.710
  • NO PLACE TO BE BURIED OFHIS OWN. A DISCIPLE CAME
  • 00:23:41.710 --> 00:23:43.478
  • HIS OWN. A DISCIPLE CAMEAND GOT HIS BODY AND BURIED
  • 00:23:43.478 --> 00:23:44.880
  • AND GOT HIS BODY AND BURIEDHIM IN A TOMB THAT THEY
  • 00:23:44.880 --> 00:23:46.882
  • HIM IN A TOMB THAT THEYOWNED. I CAN IMAGINE JESUS
  • 00:23:46.882 --> 00:23:48.783
  • OWNED. I CAN IMAGINE JESUSBEFORE HE WAS CRUCIFIED
  • 00:23:48.783 --> 00:23:49.985
  • BEFORE HE WAS CRUCIFIEDASKING THAT DISCIPLE, "CAN I
  • 00:23:49.985 --> 00:23:52.954
  • ASKING THAT DISCIPLE, "CAN IBORROW YOUR TOMB?"
  • 00:23:52.954 --> 00:23:54.422
  • BORROW YOUR TOMB?"HE WAS SAYING, "I DON'T NEED
  • 00:23:54.422 --> 00:23:55.991
  • HE WAS SAYING, "I DON'T NEEDTO BUY IT. THIS IS NOT HOW
  • 00:23:55.991 --> 00:23:57.759
  • TO BUY IT. THIS IS NOT HOWMY STORY ENDS. THIS IS
  • 00:23:57.759 --> 00:23:59.794
  • MY STORY ENDS. THIS ISONLY TEMPORARY. I'LL JUST
  • 00:23:59.794 --> 00:24:01.563
  • ONLY TEMPORARY. I'LL JUSTBE HERE A FEW DAYS. I HAVE
  • 00:24:01.563 --> 00:24:03.665
  • BE HERE A FEW DAYS. I HAVEAN ESTABLISHED END, SET BY
  • 00:24:03.665 --> 00:24:05.600
  • AN ESTABLISHED END, SET BYMY FATHER AND NO ENEMY
  • 00:24:05.600 --> 00:24:07.903
  • MY FATHER AND NO ENEMYCAN CHANGE IT. THEY CAN PUT
  • 00:24:07.903 --> 00:24:09.371
  • CAN CHANGE IT. THEY CAN PUTME IN THE GRAVE BUT THEY
  • 00:24:09.371 --> 00:24:11.239
  • ME IN THE GRAVE BUT THEYCAN'T KEEP ME IN THE GRAVE."
  • 00:24:11.239 --> 00:24:13.508
  • CAN'T KEEP ME IN THE GRAVE."OUR ATTITUDE, LIKE JESUS, IN
  • 00:24:13.508 --> 00:24:14.776
  • OUR ATTITUDE, LIKE JESUS, INDIFFICULT TIMES: "THIS IS
  • 00:24:14.776 --> 00:24:16.945
  • DIFFICULT TIMES: "THIS ISTEMPORARY, THIS ADDICTION IS
  • 00:24:16.945 --> 00:24:19.080
  • TEMPORARY, THIS ADDICTION ISNOT HOW MY STORY ENDS, THIS
  • 00:24:19.080 --> 00:24:20.749
  • NOT HOW MY STORY ENDS, THISDEFEAT, THIS SICKNESS, THIS
  • 00:24:20.749 --> 00:24:23.218
  • DEFEAT, THIS SICKNESS, THISBETRAYAL IS JUST ONE SCENE.
  • 00:24:23.218 --> 00:24:24.185
  • BETRAYAL IS JUST ONE SCENE.I KNOW ANOTHER SCENE IS
  • 00:24:24.185 --> 00:24:26.021
  • I KNOW ANOTHER SCENE ISCOMING; A SCENE OF VICTORY,
  • 00:24:26.021 --> 00:24:27.255
  • COMING; A SCENE OF VICTORY,A SCENE OF FAVOR, A SCENE OF
  • 00:24:27.255 --> 00:24:28.823
  • A SCENE OF FAVOR, A SCENE OFNEW BEGINNINGS."
  • 00:24:28.823 --> 00:24:30.158
  • NEW BEGINNINGS."FRIENDS, YOUR FINAL SCENE
  • 00:24:30.158 --> 00:24:31.826
  • FRIENDS, YOUR FINAL SCENEHAS ALREADY BEEN SHOT.
  • 00:24:31.826 --> 00:24:33.061
  • HAS ALREADY BEEN SHOT.NOW DON'T LET THE TWISTS,
  • 00:24:33.061 --> 00:24:33.995
  • NOW DON'T LET THE TWISTS,THE TURNS, THE THINGS YOU
  • 00:24:33.995 --> 00:24:35.730
  • THE TURNS, THE THINGS YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND, CAUSE YOU
  • 00:24:35.730 --> 00:24:36.998
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND, CAUSE YOUTO GET DISCOURAGED. KEEP
  • 00:24:36.998 --> 00:24:39.134
  • TO GET DISCOURAGED. KEEPMOVING FORWARD. IN THE END,
  • 00:24:39.134 --> 00:24:40.702
  • MOVING FORWARD. IN THE END,IT'S ALL GOING TO WORK TO
  • 00:24:40.702 --> 00:24:42.137
  • IT'S ALL GOING TO WORK TOYOUR ADVANTAGE. LIKE THE
  • 00:24:42.137 --> 00:24:43.772
  • YOUR ADVANTAGE. LIKE THEBALL GAME I RECORDED, WE
  • 00:24:43.772 --> 00:24:45.707
  • BALL GAME I RECORDED, WEKNOW THE FINAL OUTCOME.
  • 00:24:45.707 --> 00:24:46.374
  • KNOW THE FINAL OUTCOME.WE DON'T HAVE TO LIVE
  • 00:24:46.374 --> 00:24:47.609
  • WE DON'T HAVE TO LIVEWORRIED AND UPSET.
  • 00:24:47.609 --> 00:24:48.643
  • WORRIED AND UPSET.GOD HAS ESTABLISHED YOUR
  • 00:24:48.643 --> 00:24:51.046
  • GOD HAS ESTABLISHED YOUREND. IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH
  • 00:24:51.046 --> 00:24:52.614
  • END. IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITHAND KEEP HONORING GOD,
  • 00:24:52.614 --> 00:24:54.583
  • AND KEEP HONORING GOD,I BELIEVE AND DECLARE: LIKE
  • 00:24:54.583 --> 00:24:56.151
  • I BELIEVE AND DECLARE: LIKEJOB, GOD IS GOING TO PAY YOU
  • 00:24:56.151 --> 00:24:57.652
  • JOB, GOD IS GOING TO PAY YOUBACK FOR THE TROUBLE.
  • 00:24:57.652 --> 00:24:58.620
  • BACK FOR THE TROUBLE.LIKE JOSEPH, GOD'S GOING TO
  • 00:24:58.620 --> 00:24:59.854
  • LIKE JOSEPH, GOD'S GOING TOGET YOU TO YOUR THRONE.
  • 00:24:59.854 --> 00:25:01.089
  • GET YOU TO YOUR THRONE.LIKE ISRAEL, NO MATTER HOW
  • 00:25:01.089 --> 00:25:02.123
  • LIKE ISRAEL, NO MATTER HOWYOU START YOU'RE GOING TO
  • 00:25:02.123 --> 00:25:03.358
  • YOU START YOU'RE GOING TOCOME OUT WITH A FLOURISHING
  • 00:25:03.358 --> 00:25:04.559
  • COME OUT WITH A FLOURISHINGFINISH, ACCOMPLISHING YOUR
  • 00:25:04.559 --> 00:25:06.494
  • FINISH, ACCOMPLISHING YOURDREAMS, BECOMING ALL GOD
  • 00:25:06.494 --> 00:25:07.996
  • DREAMS, BECOMING ALL GODCREATED YOU TO BE. IN JESUS'
  • 00:25:07.996 --> 00:25:10.365
  • CREATED YOU TO BE. IN JESUS'NAME. IF YOU RECEIVE IT,
  • 00:25:10.365 --> 00:25:11.533
  • NAME. IF YOU RECEIVE IT,CAN YOU SAY AMEN TODAY?
  • 00:25:11.533 --> 00:25:13.768
  • CAN YOU SAY AMEN TODAY?(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:25:13.768 --> 00:25:14.669
  • (APPLAUSE)WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSE OUR
  • 00:25:14.669 --> 00:25:15.937
  • WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSE OURBROADCAST WITHOUT GIVING
  • 00:25:15.937 --> 00:25:17.138
  • BROADCAST WITHOUT GIVINGYOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE
  • 00:25:17.138 --> 00:25:18.707
  • YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKEJESUS THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:18.707 --> 00:25:20.308
  • JESUS THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:20.308 --> 00:25:23.345
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:23.345 --> 00:25:25.347
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS. COME
  • 00:25:25.347 --> 00:25:27.816
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS. COMEINTO MY HEART. I MAKE YOU
  • 00:25:27.816 --> 00:25:30.018
  • INTO MY HEART. I MAKE YOUMY LORD AND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:30.018 --> 00:25:31.419
  • MY LORD AND SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THAT
  • 00:25:31.419 --> 00:25:32.821
  • FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THATSIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVE
  • 00:25:32.821 --> 00:25:34.055
  • SIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVEYOU GOT BORN AGAIN. GET IN
  • 00:25:34.055 --> 00:25:35.724
  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN. GET INA GOOD BIBLE-BASED CHURCH.
  • 00:25:35.724 --> 00:25:37.492
  • A GOOD BIBLE-BASED CHURCH.KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE. HE
  • 00:25:37.492 --> 00:25:38.360
  • KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE. HEIS GOING TO TAKE YOU PLACES
  • 00:25:38.360 --> 00:25:40.128
  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:41.796 --> 00:25:42.964
  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THIS
  • 00:25:42.964 --> 00:25:44.366
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THISOCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIA
  • 00:25:44.366 --> 00:25:45.900
  • OCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIAWOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THE
  • 00:25:45.900 --> 00:25:48.370
  • WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THEINSPIRATION CUBE.
  • 00:25:48.370 --> 00:25:49.604
  • INSPIRATION CUBE.WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIRED
  • 00:25:49.604 --> 00:25:51.506
  • WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIREDWITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLE
  • 00:25:51.506 --> 00:25:52.707
  • WITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLEAUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITH
  • 00:25:52.707 --> 00:25:54.376
  • AUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITHOVER 400 LIFE-CHANGING
  • 00:25:54.376 --> 00:25:55.877
  • OVER 400 LIFE-CHANGINGMESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,
  • 00:25:55.877 --> 00:25:58.179
  • MESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.
  • 00:25:58.179 --> 00:25:59.147
  • AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF A
  • 00:25:59.147 --> 00:26:00.448
  • WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF ABUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVE
  • 00:26:00.448 --> 00:26:02.183
  • BUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVETHOUGHTS WITH A NEW MESSAGE
  • 00:26:02.183 --> 00:26:04.119
  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAY
  • 00:26:04.753 --> 00:26:06.121
  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAYLIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...
  • 00:26:06.121 --> 00:26:06.821
  • LIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORY
  • 00:26:06.821 --> 00:26:07.722
  • THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORYENDS...
  • 00:26:07.722 --> 00:26:08.990
  • ENDS...SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...
  • 00:26:08.990 --> 00:26:09.858
  • SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...HOPE IS WAKING UP...
  • 00:26:09.858 --> 00:26:11.993
  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOST
  • 00:26:12.627 --> 00:26:13.395
  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOSTLIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKING
  • 00:26:13.395 --> 00:26:14.729
  • LIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKINGTO ME. I'M AT PEACE. MY VICTORY
  • 00:26:14.729 --> 00:26:16.898
  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OF
  • 00:26:17.499 --> 00:26:18.700
  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OFNEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,
  • 00:26:18.700 --> 00:26:19.868
  • NEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RE
  • 00:26:19.868 --> 00:26:21.102
  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RETAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THE
  • 00:26:21.102 --> 00:26:22.971
  • TAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THEDAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE IS
  • 00:26:22.971 --> 00:26:24.205
  • DAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE ISA COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOST
  • 00:26:24.205 --> 00:26:25.907
  • A COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOSTREQUESTED MESSAGES.
  • 00:26:25.907 --> 00:26:27.475
  • REQUESTED MESSAGES.> JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,
  • 00:26:27.475 --> 00:26:29.544
  • > JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOU
  • 00:26:29.544 --> 00:26:31.012
  • 2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOUSTART THE DAY ENCOURAGED
  • 00:26:31.012 --> 00:26:31.680
  • START THE DAY ENCOURAGEDAND INSPIRED.
  • 00:26:31.680 --> 00:26:33.348
  • AND INSPIRED.PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVE
  • 00:26:33.348 --> 00:26:34.849
  • PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVEAFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CAN
  • 00:26:34.849 --> 00:26:36.351
  • AFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CANDECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:26:36.351 --> 00:26:37.218
  • DECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THE
  • 00:26:37.218 --> 00:26:38.920
  • I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THEINSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILL
  • 00:26:38.920 --> 00:26:40.188
  • INSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILLHELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITH
  • 00:26:40.188 --> 00:26:41.589
  • HELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITHSO YOU CAN LIVE THE VICTORIOUS
  • 00:26:41.589 --> 00:26:44.259
  • > ANNCR: TO RECEIVE THE
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