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The Power of Blessing

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July 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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  • - JOEL OSTEEN:
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN:WELL, GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • WELL, GOD BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVERIN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY
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  • IN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BYAND BE A PART OF
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  • AND BE A PART OFONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • ONE OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOU
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  • I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOUFEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.I LIKE TO START
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  • I LIKE TO STARTWITH SOMETHING FUNNY,
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  • WITH SOMETHING FUNNY,AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS COUPLE
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  • AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS COUPLETHAT HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 60
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  • THAT HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 60YEARS AND THEY WERE SITTING
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  • YEARS AND THEY WERE SITTINGON THE FRONT PORCH TOGETHER.
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  • ON THE FRONT PORCH TOGETHER.FEELING ROMANTIC, THE WIFE
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  • FEELING ROMANTIC, THE WIFESAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN YOU
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  • SAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN YOUUSED TO ALWAYS HOLD MY HAND."
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  • USED TO ALWAYS HOLD MY HAND."HER HUSBAND REACHED OVER AND
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  • HER HUSBAND REACHED OVER ANDTOOK HER HAND.
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  • TOOK HER HAND.SHE SAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN
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  • SHE SAID, "I REMEMBER WHENYOU ALWAYS USED TO KISS ME ON
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  • YOU ALWAYS USED TO KISS ME ONTHE CHEEK."
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  • THE CHEEK."HE LEANED OVER, KISSED HER ON
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  • HE LEANED OVER, KISSED HER ONTHE CHEEK.
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  • THE CHEEK.SHE SAID, "I EVEN REMEMBER
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  • SHE SAID, "I EVEN REMEMBERWHEN YOU USED TO NIMBLE ON MY
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  • WHEN YOU USED TO NIMBLE ON MYEAR."
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  • EAR."HE GOT UP AND STARTED WALKING
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  • HE GOT UP AND STARTED WALKINGAWAY.
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  • AWAY.SHE SAID, "WHAT'S WRONG?
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  • SHE SAID, "WHAT'S WRONG?WHERE YOU GOING?"
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  • WHERE YOU GOING?"HE TURNED AROUND AND SAID,
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  • HE TURNED AROUND AND SAID,"TO GET MY TEETH."
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  • "TO GET MY TEETH."SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT,
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT,"THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • "THIS IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CANDO.
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  • DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THEWORD OF GOD.
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  • WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS.MY MIND IS ALERT.
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  • 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 SAME.IN JESUS'S NAME."
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  • IN JESUS'S 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 THE POWER OF THE
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  • ABOUT THE POWER OF THEBLESSING.
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  • BLESSING.WHEN YOU HONOR GOD WITH YOUR
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  • WHEN YOU HONOR GOD WITH YOURLIFE, THERE IS A BLESSING
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  • LIFE, THERE IS A BLESSINGHE PUTS ON YOU
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  • HE PUTS ON YOUTHAT GIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.
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  • THAT GIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.IT CAUSES YOU TO RISE UP WHEN
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  • IT CAUSES YOU TO RISE UP WHENCIRCUMSTANCES ARE TRYING
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  • CIRCUMSTANCES ARE TRYINGTO PUSH YOU DOWN.
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  • TO PUSH YOU DOWN.YOU WILL RECOVER FROM AN
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  • YOU WILL RECOVER FROM ANILLNESS WHEN THE EXPERT SAID
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  • ILLNESS WHEN THE EXPERT SAIDYOU WOULDN'T.
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  • YOU WOULDN'T.YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH DREAMS
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  • YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH DREAMSTHAT LOOKED IMPOSSIBLE.
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  • THAT LOOKED IMPOSSIBLE.IT WASN'T JUST YOUR TALENT,
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  • IT WASN'T JUST YOUR TALENT,YOUR SKILL, DETERMINATION.
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  • YOUR SKILL, DETERMINATION.THERE IS A FORCE BEHIND YOU
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  • THERE IS A FORCE BEHIND YOUFIGHTING YOUR BATTLES,
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  • FIGHTING YOUR BATTLES,OPENING DOORS
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  • OPENING DOORSYOU COULDN'T OPEN, BRINGING
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  • YOU COULDN'T OPEN, BRINGINGTHE RIGHT PEOPLE.
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  • THE RIGHT PEOPLE.THOSE WEREN'T JUST
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  • THOSE WEREN'T JUSTGOOD BREAKS.
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  • GOOD BREAKS.THAT'S THE BLESSING
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  • THAT'S THE BLESSINGON YOUR LIFE.
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  • ON YOUR LIFE.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE YOU
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE YOUTO PROSPER WHEN OTHERS
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  • TO PROSPER WHEN OTHERSARE STRUGGLING.
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  • ARE STRUGGLING.THE BLESSING WILL BRING
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  • THE BLESSING WILL BRINGPROMOTION WHEN YOU
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  • PROMOTION WHEN YOUWEREN'T NEXT IN LINE.
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  • WEREN'T NEXT IN LINE.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSEPEOPLE TO BE GOOD TO YOU
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  • PEOPLE TO BE GOOD TO YOUTHAT DON'T EVEN LIKE YOU.
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  • THAT DON'T EVEN LIKE YOU.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS IN
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS INMALACHI, WHEN WE GIVE OUR
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  • MALACHI, WHEN WE GIVE OURTITHES AND OFFERINGS, GOD
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  • TITHES AND OFFERINGS, GODWILL POUR OUT A BLESSING THAT
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  • WILL POUR OUT A BLESSING THATWE DON'T HAVE ROOM TO
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  • WE DON'T HAVE ROOM TORECEIVE.
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  • RECEIVE.IT DOESN'T SAY "BLESSINGS,"
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  • IT DOESN'T SAY "BLESSINGS,"PLURAL.
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  • PLURAL.IT SAYS "BLESSING," SINGULAR.
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  • IT SAYS "BLESSING," SINGULAR.WHEN YOU HAVE THE BLESSING,
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  • WHEN YOU HAVE THE BLESSING,THEN ALL KINDS OF BLESSINGS
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  • THEN ALL KINDS OF BLESSINGSWILL COME.
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  • WILL COME.YOU WON'T HAVE ROOM TO
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  • YOU WON'T HAVE ROOM TORECEIVE ALL THE GOOD THINGS
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  • RECEIVE ALL THE GOOD THINGSGOD HAS IN STORE.
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  • GOD HAS IN STORE.WHEN YOU FACE DIFFICULTIES,
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  • WHEN YOU FACE DIFFICULTIES,THE MEDICAL REPORT, DOESN'T
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  • THE MEDICAL REPORT, DOESN'TLOOK GOOD.
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  • LOOK GOOD.YOU DON'T SEE HOW YOU COULD
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  • YOU DON'T SEE HOW YOU COULDEVER GET OUT OF DEBT, EVER
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  • EVER GET OUT OF DEBT, EVERBREAK THE ADDICTION.
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  • BREAK THE ADDICTION.ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD
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  • ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULDCOMPLAIN.
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  • COMPLAIN.ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD BE
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  • ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD BEWORRIED.
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  • WORRIED.HERE'S THE KEY, YOU'RE NOT
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  • HERE'S THE KEY, YOU'RE NOTORDINARY.
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  • ORDINARY.YOU HAVE THE BLESSING.
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  • YOU HAVE THE BLESSING.GOD'S FACE IS SMILING ON YOU.
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  • GOD'S FACE IS SMILING ON YOU.HE'S GOING BEFORE YOU RIGHT
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  • HE'S GOING BEFORE YOU RIGHTNOW MAKING CROOKED PLACES
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  • NOW MAKING CROOKED PLACESSTRAIGHT, MOVING THE WRONG
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  • STRAIGHT, MOVING THE WRONGPEOPLE OUT OF THE WAY,
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  • PEOPLE OUT OF THE WAY,ARRANGING THINGS IN YOUR
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  • ARRANGING THINGS IN YOURFAVOR.
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  • FAVOR.WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE THE
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  • WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE THEBLESSING, YOU DON'T GO AROUND
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  • BLESSING, YOU DON'T GO AROUNDUPSET 'CAUSE PEOPLE AREN'T
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  • UPSET 'CAUSE PEOPLE AREN'TTREATING YOU RIGHT, WORRIED
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  • TREATING YOU RIGHT, WORRIEDABOUT YOUR FINANCES,
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  • ABOUT YOUR FINANCES,FRUSTRATED OVER A CHILD.
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  • FRUSTRATED OVER A CHILD.YOU STAY IN PEACE KNOWING
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  • YOU STAY IN PEACE KNOWINGTHAT IT'S JUST A MATTER OF
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  • THAT IT'S JUST A MATTER OFTIME BEFORE THINGS CHANGE.
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  • TIME BEFORE THINGS CHANGE.YOU KNOW GOD BEING FOR YOU IS
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  • YOU KNOW GOD BEING FOR YOU ISMORE THAN THE WORLD BEING
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  • MORE THAN THE WORLD BEINGAGAINST YOU.
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  • AGAINST YOU.WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO BE
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  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO BEDISCOURAGED, THINK IT'S NEVER
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  • DISCOURAGED, THINK IT'S NEVERGOING TO WORK OUT, TURN IT
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  • GOING TO WORK OUT, TURN ITAROUND.
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  • AROUND."FATHER, THANK YOU FOR THE
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  • "FATHER, THANK YOU FOR THEBLESSING ON MY LIFE.
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  • BLESSING ON MY LIFE.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE
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  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'REBREATHING IN MY DIRECTION.
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  • BREATHING IN MY DIRECTION.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE TAKING
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  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE TAKINGME WHERE I COULD NOT GO ON MY
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  • ME WHERE I COULD NOT GO ON MYOWN."
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  • OWN."THIS IS WHAT DAVID DID.
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  • THIS IS WHAT DAVID DID.WHEN HE FACED GOLIATH IN THE
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  • WHEN HE FACED GOLIATH IN THENATURAL, HE DIDN'T HAVE A
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  • NATURAL, HE DIDN'T HAVE ACHANCE.
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  • CHANCE.GOLIATH WAS TWICE HIS SIZE,
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  • GOLIATH WAS TWICE HIS SIZE,HAD ALL KINDS OF TRAINING AND
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  • HAD ALL KINDS OF TRAINING ANDEXPERIENCE.
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  • EXPERIENCE.HE WAS WEARING A FULL SET OF
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  • HE WAS WEARING A FULL SET OFARMOR.
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  • ARMOR.DAVID DIDN'T HAVE ANY OF
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  • DAVID DIDN'T HAVE ANY OFTHAT.
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  • THAT.HE COULD HAVE BEEN
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  • HE COULD HAVE BEENINTIMIDATED, STAYED IN THE
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  • INTIMIDATED, STAYED IN THESHEPHERD'S FIELDS,
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  • SHEPHERD'S FIELDS,COMPLAINED, "GOD, HE'S TOO
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  • COMPLAINED, "GOD, HE'S TOOBIG."
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  • BIG."BUT DAVID UNDERSTOOD THIS
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  • BUT DAVID UNDERSTOOD THISPRINCIPLE.
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  • PRINCIPLE.HE KNEW THE BLESSING ON HIS
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  • HE KNEW THE BLESSING ON HISLIFE GAVE HIM AN ADVANTAGE.
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  • LIFE GAVE HIM AN ADVANTAGE.HE WENT OUT WITH A SLINGSHOT
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  • HE WENT OUT WITH A SLINGSHOTAND A FEW STONES AND DEFEATED
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  • AND A FEW STONES AND DEFEATEDGOLIATH.
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  • GOLIATH.AND WHAT YOU HAVE MAY SEEM
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  • AND WHAT YOU HAVE MAY SEEMSMALL COMPARED TO WHAT YOU'RE
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  • SMALL COMPARED TO WHAT YOU'REUP AGAINST, BUT A SLINGSHOT
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  • UP AGAINST, BUT A SLINGSHOTWITH THE BLESSING IS MORE
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  • WITH THE BLESSING IS MOREPOWERFUL THAN A TANK WITHOUT
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  • POWERFUL THAN A TANK WITHOUTIT.
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  • IT.YOUR TALENT MAY SEEM SMALL
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  • YOUR TALENT MAY SEEM SMALLCOMPARED TO THE DREAM GOD PUT
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  • COMPARED TO THE DREAM GOD PUTIN YOUR HEART, BUT THAT
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  • IN YOUR HEART, BUT THATTALENT WITH THE BLESSING WILL
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  • TALENT WITH THE BLESSING WILLTAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU CAN
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  • TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU CANIMAGINE.
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  • IMAGINE.NOW, DON'T DISCOUNT YOURSELF.
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  • NOW, DON'T DISCOUNT YOURSELF.DON'T LOOK AT ALL THE REASONS
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  • DON'T LOOK AT ALL THE REASONSWHY YOU CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL,
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  • WHY YOU CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL,WHY YOU CAN'T PURCHASE A
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  • WHY YOU CAN'T PURCHASE AHOUSE, WHY YOU CAN'T BREAK
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  • HOUSE, WHY YOU CAN'T BREAKTHE ADDICTION.
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  • THE ADDICTION.ON YOUR OWN, IT MAY NOT
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  • ON YOUR OWN, IT MAY NOTHAPPEN BUT YOU'RE NOT ON YOUR
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  • HAPPEN BUT YOU'RE NOT ON YOUROWN.
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  • OWN.THERE IS A BLESSING ON YOUR
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  • THERE IS A BLESSING ON YOURLIFE PUT THERE BY THE GOD WHO
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  • LIFE PUT THERE BY THE GOD WHOSPOKE WORLDS INTO EXISTENCE.
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  • SPOKE WORLDS INTO EXISTENCE.THIS BLESSING IS NOT NATURAL,
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  • THIS BLESSING IS NOT NATURAL,IT'S SUPERNATURAL.
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  • IT'S SUPERNATURAL.IT WILL CAUSE THINGS TO
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  • IT WILL CAUSE THINGS TOHAPPEN THAT YOU COULDN'T MAKE
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  • HAPPEN THAT YOU COULDN'T MAKEHAPPEN.
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  • HAPPEN.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSEOPPORTUNITY TO FIND YOU.
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  • OPPORTUNITY TO FIND YOU.GOOD BREAKS WILL CHASE YOU
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  • GOOD BREAKS WILL CHASE YOUDOWN, PROMOTION, HEALING,
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  • DOWN, PROMOTION, HEALING,VINDICATION.
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  • VINDICATION.YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTER
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTERTHEM, THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THEM, THE BLESSING WILL CAUSETHEM TO COME TO YOU.
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  • THEM TO COME TO YOU.ONE SUNDAY MORNING WHEN MY
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  • ONE SUNDAY MORNING WHEN MYFATHER WAS THE PASTOR, I WAS
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  • FATHER WAS THE PASTOR, I WASIN THE TV PRODUCTION AREA AND
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  • IN THE TV PRODUCTION AREA ANDRIGHT BEFORE SERVICE, I RAN
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  • RIGHT BEFORE SERVICE, I RANDOWNSTAIRS TO SEE MY FATHER
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  • DOWNSTAIRS TO SEE MY FATHERAND PUT HIS MICROPHONE ON.
  • 00:05:16.239 --> 00:05:18.441
  • AND PUT HIS MICROPHONE ON.ON MY WAY BACK UP, I WAS IN A
  • 00:05:18.441 --> 00:05:19.575
  • ON MY WAY BACK UP, I WAS IN ABIG HURRY.
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  • BIG HURRY.AS I CAME AROUND A CORNER,
  • 00:05:21.010 --> 00:05:22.812
  • AS I CAME AROUND A CORNER,THIS MAN WAS COMING UP.
  • 00:05:22.812 --> 00:05:23.780
  • THIS MAN WAS COMING UP.HE STOPPED ME AND SAID,
  • 00:05:23.780 --> 00:05:25.615
  • HE STOPPED ME AND SAID,"JOEL, MY COUSIN HAS A
  • 00:05:25.615 --> 00:05:27.517
  • "JOEL, MY COUSIN HAS ACONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THE
  • 00:05:27.517 --> 00:05:29.719
  • CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THELAST FULL-POWER COMMERCIAL
  • 00:05:29.719 --> 00:05:30.887
  • LAST FULL-POWER COMMERCIALTELEVISION STATION IN
  • 00:05:30.887 --> 00:05:31.788
  • TELEVISION STATION INHOUSTON.
  • 00:05:31.788 --> 00:05:33.055
  • HOUSTON.HE WANTS YOU TO BE A PART OF
  • 00:05:33.055 --> 00:05:33.956
  • HE WANTS YOU TO BE A PART OFIT."
  • 00:05:33.956 --> 00:05:35.391
  • IT."THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE
  • 00:05:35.391 --> 00:05:37.160
  • THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLEIN THE LOBBY THAT DAY.
  • 00:05:37.160 --> 00:05:38.261
  • IN THE LOBBY THAT DAY.IF I WOULD HAVE BEEN 10
  • 00:05:38.261 --> 00:05:39.662
  • IF I WOULD HAVE BEEN 10SECONDS EARLIER, I WOULD HAVE
  • 00:05:39.662 --> 00:05:40.863
  • SECONDS EARLIER, I WOULD HAVEMISSED HIM.
  • 00:05:40.863 --> 00:05:41.898
  • MISSED HIM.IF HE WOULD HAVE CAUGHT ONE
  • 00:05:41.898 --> 00:05:43.199
  • IF HE WOULD HAVE CAUGHT ONEMORE RED LIGHT ON THE WAY TO
  • 00:05:43.199 --> 00:05:44.667
  • MORE RED LIGHT ON THE WAY TOCHURCH, OUR PATHS WOULDN'T
  • 00:05:44.667 --> 00:05:45.802
  • CHURCH, OUR PATHS WOULDN'THAVE CROSSED.
  • 00:05:45.802 --> 00:05:47.870
  • HAVE CROSSED.GOD HAD US AT THE RIGHT PLACE
  • 00:05:47.870 --> 00:05:49.305
  • GOD HAD US AT THE RIGHT PLACEAT THE RIGHT TIME.
  • 00:05:49.305 --> 00:05:50.807
  • AT THE RIGHT TIME.I WASN'T LOOKING FOR A
  • 00:05:50.807 --> 00:05:52.575
  • I WASN'T LOOKING FOR ATELEVISION STATION, BUT A
  • 00:05:52.575 --> 00:05:54.076
  • TELEVISION STATION, BUT ATELEVISION STATION WAS
  • 00:05:54.076 --> 00:05:55.511
  • TELEVISION STATION WASLOOKING FOR ME.
  • 00:05:55.511 --> 00:05:56.846
  • LOOKING FOR ME.WAS THAT A COINCIDENCE, A
  • 00:05:56.846 --> 00:05:57.647
  • WAS THAT A COINCIDENCE, ALUCKY BREAK?
  • 00:05:57.647 --> 00:05:59.348
  • LUCKY BREAK?NO, THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON
  • 00:05:59.348 --> 00:06:00.550
  • NO, THAT WAS THE BLESSING ONMY LIFE.
  • 00:06:00.550 --> 00:06:02.418
  • MY LIFE.I CAN'T TAKE CREDIT FOR IT.
  • 00:06:02.418 --> 00:06:03.753
  • I CAN'T TAKE CREDIT FOR IT.ALL I WAS GOING WAS HONORING
  • 00:06:03.753 --> 00:06:05.788
  • ALL I WAS GOING WAS HONORINGGOD, BEING MY BEST, AND THE
  • 00:06:05.788 --> 00:06:08.191
  • GOD, BEING MY BEST, AND THEOPPORTUNITY FOUND ME.
  • 00:06:08.191 --> 00:06:09.759
  • OPPORTUNITY FOUND ME.WE PUT THE STATION ON THE AIR
  • 00:06:09.759 --> 00:06:11.661
  • WE PUT THE STATION ON THE AIRAND SEVERAL YEARS LATER, SOLD
  • 00:06:11.661 --> 00:06:13.663
  • AND SEVERAL YEARS LATER, SOLDIT FOR A HUGE PROFIT.
  • 00:06:13.663 --> 00:06:15.631
  • IT FOR A HUGE PROFIT.THOSE FUNDS WERE INSTRUMENTAL
  • 00:06:15.631 --> 00:06:17.200
  • THOSE FUNDS WERE INSTRUMENTALIN US RENOVATING THIS PLACE,
  • 00:06:17.200 --> 00:06:19.235
  • IN US RENOVATING THIS PLACE,THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER.
  • 00:06:19.235 --> 00:06:21.504
  • THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER.GOD HAS THE RIGHT BREAKS, THE
  • 00:06:21.504 --> 00:06:23.306
  • GOD HAS THE RIGHT BREAKS, THERIGHT PEOPLE LINED UP FOR
  • 00:06:23.306 --> 00:06:24.140
  • RIGHT PEOPLE LINED UP FORYOU.
  • 00:06:24.140 --> 00:06:25.107
  • YOU.YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE
  • 00:06:25.107 --> 00:06:27.143
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVEFRUSTRATED, TRYING TO MAKE
  • 00:06:27.143 --> 00:06:28.578
  • FRUSTRATED, TRYING TO MAKETHINGS HAPPEN, WORRIED THAT
  • 00:06:28.578 --> 00:06:30.346
  • THINGS HAPPEN, WORRIED THATIT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:06:30.346 --> 00:06:32.882
  • IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.GOD IS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.
  • 00:06:32.882 --> 00:06:34.150
  • GOD IS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.HE'S GOING TO HAVE YOU AT THE
  • 00:06:34.150 --> 00:06:36.419
  • HE'S GOING TO HAVE YOU AT THERIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME
  • 00:06:36.419 --> 00:06:38.554
  • RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIMEDOWN TO THE SPLIT SECOND.
  • 00:06:38.554 --> 00:06:40.356
  • DOWN TO THE SPLIT SECOND.YOU ARE NOT GOING TO MISS
  • 00:06:40.356 --> 00:06:42.391
  • YOU ARE NOT GOING TO MISSWHAT BELONGS TO YOU.
  • 00:06:42.391 --> 00:06:44.660
  • WHAT BELONGS TO YOU.OPPORTUNITY IS COMING BIGGER
  • 00:06:44.660 --> 00:06:46.395
  • OPPORTUNITY IS COMING BIGGERTHAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.
  • 00:06:46.395 --> 00:06:47.730
  • THAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.WHEN WE SIGNED THE CONTRACT
  • 00:06:47.730 --> 00:06:49.098
  • WHEN WE SIGNED THE CONTRACTFOR THE TELEVISION STATION, I
  • 00:06:49.098 --> 00:06:50.600
  • FOR THE TELEVISION STATION, IWAS SO EXCITED.
  • 00:06:50.600 --> 00:06:51.868
  • WAS SO EXCITED.I NEVER DREAMED WE'D OWN A
  • 00:06:51.868 --> 00:06:52.768
  • I NEVER DREAMED WE'D OWN ASTATION.
  • 00:06:52.768 --> 00:06:54.403
  • STATION.I COULDN'T FATHOM ANYTHING
  • 00:06:54.403 --> 00:06:55.338
  • I COULDN'T FATHOM ANYTHINGBIGGER.
  • 00:06:55.338 --> 00:06:57.173
  • BIGGER.I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT WAS
  • 00:06:57.173 --> 00:06:59.242
  • I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT WASJUST A STEP IN WHAT GOD
  • 00:06:59.242 --> 00:07:00.576
  • JUST A STEP IN WHAT GODWANTED TO DO.
  • 00:07:00.576 --> 00:07:03.012
  • WANTED TO DO.AS GREAT AS I THOUGHT IT WAS,
  • 00:07:03.012 --> 00:07:04.313
  • AS GREAT AS I THOUGHT IT WAS,IT WASN'T EVEN THE MAIN
  • 00:07:04.313 --> 00:07:05.114
  • IT WASN'T EVEN THE MAINTHING.
  • 00:07:05.114 --> 00:07:06.949
  • THING.THAT WAS JUST THE WARMUP ACT.
  • 00:07:06.949 --> 00:07:08.050
  • THAT WAS JUST THE WARMUP ACT.BEING UP HERE, OWNING THE
  • 00:07:08.050 --> 00:07:09.819
  • BEING UP HERE, OWNING THECOMPAQ CENTER, SPEAKING TO A
  • 00:07:09.819 --> 00:07:11.787
  • COMPAQ CENTER, SPEAKING TO ALOT OF PEOPLE, THIS IS FAR
  • 00:07:11.787 --> 00:07:14.190
  • LOT OF PEOPLE, THIS IS FARBEYOND WHAT I EVER DREAMED.
  • 00:07:14.190 --> 00:07:15.191
  • BEYOND WHAT I EVER DREAMED.WHAT AM I SAYING?
  • 00:07:15.191 --> 00:07:16.626
  • WHAT AM I SAYING?WHAT YOU THINK IS THE
  • 00:07:16.626 --> 00:07:18.494
  • WHAT YOU THINK IS THEULTIMATE BLESSING, GOD
  • 00:07:18.494 --> 00:07:20.096
  • ULTIMATE BLESSING, GODSHOWING OUT IN YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:07:20.096 --> 00:07:21.030
  • SHOWING OUT IN YOUR LIFE,CAN I TELL YOU?
  • 00:07:21.030 --> 00:07:22.331
  • CAN I TELL YOU?YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHING
  • 00:07:22.331 --> 00:07:23.132
  • YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHINGYET.
  • 00:07:23.132 --> 00:07:25.201
  • YET.THAT IS JUST A STEP IN WHERE
  • 00:07:25.201 --> 00:07:27.169
  • THAT IS JUST A STEP IN WHEREGOD IS TAKING YOU.
  • 00:07:27.169 --> 00:07:28.938
  • GOD IS TAKING YOU.THERE ARE LEVELS THAT YOU
  • 00:07:28.938 --> 00:07:30.840
  • THERE ARE LEVELS THAT YOUHAVE NOT EVEN FATHOMED,
  • 00:07:30.840 --> 00:07:33.342
  • HAVE NOT EVEN FATHOMED,OPPORTUNITIES FAR BEYOND WHAT
  • 00:07:33.342 --> 00:07:34.677
  • OPPORTUNITIES FAR BEYOND WHATYOU THINK.
  • 00:07:34.677 --> 00:07:35.711
  • YOU THINK.YOU MAY HAVE SEEN GOD'S
  • 00:07:35.711 --> 00:07:36.913
  • YOU MAY HAVE SEEN GOD'SGOODNESS IN THE PAST.
  • 00:07:36.913 --> 00:07:38.014
  • GOODNESS IN THE PAST.YOU CAN SAY LIKE ME THAT
  • 00:07:38.014 --> 00:07:39.515
  • YOU CAN SAY LIKE ME THATGOD'S BLESSED YOU, BUT YOU
  • 00:07:39.515 --> 00:07:41.017
  • GOD'S BLESSED YOU, BUT YOUHAVEN'T TOUCHED THE SURFACE
  • 00:07:41.017 --> 00:07:43.352
  • HAVEN'T TOUCHED THE SURFACEOF WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE.
  • 00:07:43.352 --> 00:07:44.954
  • OF WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE.I WAS IN INDIA ONE TIME WITH
  • 00:07:44.954 --> 00:07:46.088
  • I WAS IN INDIA ONE TIME WITHMY FATHER.
  • 00:07:46.088 --> 00:07:47.723
  • MY FATHER.I MET THIS YOUNG PASTOR THAT
  • 00:07:47.723 --> 00:07:49.859
  • I MET THIS YOUNG PASTOR THATCAME FROM A VERY POOR FAMILY.
  • 00:07:49.859 --> 00:07:50.793
  • CAME FROM A VERY POOR FAMILY.THEY DIDN'T HAVE RUNNING
  • 00:07:50.793 --> 00:07:52.995
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE RUNNINGWATER OR A ELECTRICITY.
  • 00:07:52.995 --> 00:07:54.263
  • WATER OR A ELECTRICITY.THEY LIVED OUT ON THIS OPEN
  • 00:07:54.263 --> 00:07:56.198
  • THEY LIVED OUT ON THIS OPENFIELD IN A LITTLE HUT.
  • 00:07:56.198 --> 00:07:57.767
  • FIELD IN A LITTLE HUT.THE MAN NEXT DOOR WAS VERY
  • 00:07:57.767 --> 00:07:58.734
  • THE MAN NEXT DOOR WAS VERYWEALTHY.
  • 00:07:58.734 --> 00:08:00.703
  • WEALTHY.HE OWNED A HUGE FARM, HAD
  • 00:08:00.703 --> 00:08:02.638
  • HE OWNED A HUGE FARM, HADTHOUSANDS OF CATTLE AND MANY
  • 00:08:02.638 --> 00:08:03.706
  • THOUSANDS OF CATTLE AND MANYCROPS.
  • 00:08:03.706 --> 00:08:05.408
  • CROPS.HE SOLD MILK AND VEGETABLES
  • 00:08:05.408 --> 00:08:07.076
  • HE SOLD MILK AND VEGETABLESTO PEOPLE IN THE VILLAGE, BUT
  • 00:08:07.076 --> 00:08:09.045
  • TO PEOPLE IN THE VILLAGE, BUTTHIS MAN WAS VERY GREEDY.
  • 00:08:09.045 --> 00:08:10.713
  • THIS MAN WAS VERY GREEDY.HIS PRICES WERE SO HIGH THAT
  • 00:08:10.713 --> 00:08:11.781
  • HIS PRICES WERE SO HIGH THATMOST OF THE POOR PEOPLE
  • 00:08:11.781 --> 00:08:13.549
  • MOST OF THE POOR PEOPLECOULDN'T AFFORD ANYTHING.
  • 00:08:13.549 --> 00:08:15.851
  • COULDN'T AFFORD ANYTHING.ONE DAY ABOUT TEN OF HIS COWS
  • 00:08:15.851 --> 00:08:17.687
  • ONE DAY ABOUT TEN OF HIS COWSGOT OUT AND CAME OVER TO THE
  • 00:08:17.687 --> 00:08:19.522
  • GOT OUT AND CAME OVER TO THEPROPERTY WHERE THE PASTOR AND
  • 00:08:19.522 --> 00:08:20.389
  • PROPERTY WHERE THE PASTOR ANDHIS FAMILY LIVED.
  • 00:08:20.389 --> 00:08:21.924
  • HIS FAMILY LIVED.THE MAN HEARD ABOUT IT AND
  • 00:08:21.924 --> 00:08:23.159
  • THE MAN HEARD ABOUT IT ANDHAD HIS WORKERS COME, GET THE
  • 00:08:23.159 --> 00:08:24.527
  • HAD HIS WORKERS COME, GET THECOWS, PUT THEM BACK IN THE
  • 00:08:24.527 --> 00:08:25.161
  • COWS, PUT THEM BACK IN THEFENCE.
  • 00:08:25.161 --> 00:08:26.896
  • FENCE.THE NEXT DAY, TEN MORE COWS
  • 00:08:26.896 --> 00:08:28.064
  • THE NEXT DAY, TEN MORE COWSGOT OUT, CAME OVER TO THE
  • 00:08:28.064 --> 00:08:29.298
  • GOT OUT, CAME OVER TO THEPASTOR'S PROPERTY.
  • 00:08:29.298 --> 00:08:31.667
  • PASTOR'S PROPERTY.THIS HAPPENED AGAIN AND AGAIN
  • 00:08:31.667 --> 00:08:32.635
  • THIS HAPPENED AGAIN AND AGAINAND AGAIN.
  • 00:08:32.635 --> 00:08:34.704
  • AND AGAIN.THE OWNER GOT SO FRUSTRATED,
  • 00:08:34.704 --> 00:08:36.505
  • THE OWNER GOT SO FRUSTRATED,HE FINALLY TOLD THE PASTOR TO
  • 00:08:36.505 --> 00:08:38.574
  • HE FINALLY TOLD THE PASTOR TOJUST KEEP THE COWS.
  • 00:08:38.574 --> 00:08:40.376
  • JUST KEEP THE COWS.PASTOR WAS SO EXCITED, HE
  • 00:08:40.376 --> 00:08:42.144
  • PASTOR WAS SO EXCITED, HESTARTED SELLING MILK AND
  • 00:08:42.144 --> 00:08:43.546
  • STARTED SELLING MILK ANDPRODUCTS TO PEOPLE IN THE
  • 00:08:43.546 --> 00:08:45.381
  • PRODUCTS TO PEOPLE IN THEVILLAGE, BUT HE SOLD THEM FOR
  • 00:08:45.381 --> 00:08:47.216
  • VILLAGE, BUT HE SOLD THEM FORLESS THAN THE OTHER MAN.
  • 00:08:47.216 --> 00:08:48.584
  • LESS THAN THE OTHER MAN.BEFORE LONG, PEOPLE WERE
  • 00:08:48.584 --> 00:08:50.319
  • BEFORE LONG, PEOPLE WERELINED UP AT HIS DOOR.
  • 00:08:50.319 --> 00:08:52.588
  • LINED UP AT HIS DOOR.HE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE COWS.
  • 00:08:52.588 --> 00:08:54.957
  • HE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE COWS.HIS BUSINESS GOT SO LARGE
  • 00:08:54.957 --> 00:08:56.492
  • HIS BUSINESS GOT SO LARGETHAT THAT OTHER MAN CAME AND
  • 00:08:56.492 --> 00:08:58.227
  • THAT THAT OTHER MAN CAME ANDSAID, "I CAN'T COMPETE WITH
  • 00:08:58.227 --> 00:08:58.995
  • SAID, "I CAN'T COMPETE WITHYOU.
  • 00:08:58.995 --> 00:09:00.262
  • YOU.WHY DON'T YOU TAKE OVER MY
  • 00:09:00.262 --> 00:09:01.364
  • WHY DON'T YOU TAKE OVER MYBUSINESS?"
  • 00:09:01.364 --> 00:09:02.531
  • BUSINESS?"HE PURCHASED IT FOR A
  • 00:09:02.531 --> 00:09:04.367
  • HE PURCHASED IT FOR AFRACTION OF THE VALUE.
  • 00:09:04.367 --> 00:09:06.335
  • FRACTION OF THE VALUE.TODAY THIS YOUNG PASTOR HAS A
  • 00:09:06.335 --> 00:09:08.437
  • TODAY THIS YOUNG PASTOR HAS ALARGE BUSINESS WITH SEVERAL
  • 00:09:08.437 --> 00:09:10.172
  • LARGE BUSINESS WITH SEVERALHUNDRED EMPLOYEES.
  • 00:09:10.172 --> 00:09:12.108
  • HUNDRED EMPLOYEES.IT ALL STARTED WHEN THOSE
  • 00:09:12.108 --> 00:09:14.477
  • IT ALL STARTED WHEN THOSECOWS CAME TO HIS PROPERTY AND
  • 00:09:14.477 --> 00:09:15.511
  • COWS CAME TO HIS PROPERTY ANDWOULDN'T LEAVE.
  • 00:09:15.511 --> 00:09:16.612
  • WOULDN'T LEAVE.HE COULDN'T HAVE MADE THAT
  • 00:09:16.612 --> 00:09:17.380
  • HE COULDN'T HAVE MADE THATHAPPEN.
  • 00:09:17.380 --> 00:09:19.081
  • HAPPEN.THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON HIS
  • 00:09:19.081 --> 00:09:20.349
  • THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON HISLIFE.
  • 00:09:20.349 --> 00:09:23.119
  • LIFE.GOD CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE.
  • 00:09:23.119 --> 00:09:25.721
  • GOD CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE.HE KNOWS HOW TO HAVE THE COWS
  • 00:09:25.721 --> 00:09:26.922
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO HAVE THE COWSFIND YOU.
  • 00:09:26.922 --> 00:09:28.157
  • FIND YOU.THE GOOD BREAKS, THE
  • 00:09:28.157 --> 00:09:29.525
  • THE GOOD BREAKS, THEPROPERTY, THE CONTRACTS, THE
  • 00:09:29.525 --> 00:09:30.893
  • PROPERTY, THE CONTRACTS, THEBUSINESSES, THEY'RE GOING TO
  • 00:09:30.893 --> 00:09:32.795
  • BUSINESSES, THEY'RE GOING TOCOME LOOKING FOR YOU.
  • 00:09:32.795 --> 00:09:33.763
  • COME LOOKING FOR YOU."WELL JOEL, THIS IS KIND OF
  • 00:09:33.763 --> 00:09:34.797
  • "WELL JOEL, THIS IS KIND OFFAR OUT."
  • 00:09:34.797 --> 00:09:37.299
  • FAR OUT."WE SERVE A FAR-OUT GOD.
  • 00:09:37.299 --> 00:09:39.301
  • WE SERVE A FAR-OUT GOD.HIS BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:09:39.301 --> 00:09:41.604
  • HIS BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO DO FAR-OUT THINGS.
  • 00:09:41.604 --> 00:09:43.906
  • GOING TO DO FAR-OUT THINGS.AFTER ALL, IT'S FAR OUT
  • 00:09:43.906 --> 00:09:45.441
  • AFTER ALL, IT'S FAR OUTHAVING CHURCH IN THE FORMER
  • 00:09:45.441 --> 00:09:47.076
  • HAVING CHURCH IN THE FORMERCOMPAQ CENTER.
  • 00:09:47.076 --> 00:09:48.811
  • COMPAQ CENTER.IT'S FAR OUT THAT MY MOM IS
  • 00:09:48.811 --> 00:09:51.347
  • IT'S FAR OUT THAT MY MOM ISSTILL ALIVE 37 YEARS AFTER
  • 00:09:51.347 --> 00:09:52.615
  • STILL ALIVE 37 YEARS AFTERBEING DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL
  • 00:09:52.615 --> 00:09:53.249
  • BEING DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINALCANCER.
  • 00:09:53.249 --> 00:09:56.585
  • CANCER.IT'S FAR OUT FOR ME TO BE UP
  • 00:09:56.585 --> 00:09:57.920
  • IT'S FAR OUT FOR ME TO BE UPHERE IN FRONT OF YOU HAVING
  • 00:09:57.920 --> 00:09:59.321
  • HERE IN FRONT OF YOU HAVINGNO FORMAL TRAINING.
  • 00:09:59.321 --> 00:10:01.090
  • NO FORMAL TRAINING.GET READY FOR SOME FAR-OUT
  • 00:10:01.090 --> 00:10:03.025
  • GET READY FOR SOME FAR-OUTFAVOR, FAR-OUT BLESSING,
  • 00:10:03.025 --> 00:10:04.727
  • FAVOR, FAR-OUT BLESSING,FAR-OUT OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUT
  • 00:10:04.727 --> 00:10:06.062
  • FAR-OUT OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUTPROMOTION.
  • 00:10:06.062 --> 00:10:07.630
  • PROMOTION.GOD SAID, "YOU WON'T HAVE
  • 00:10:07.630 --> 00:10:09.765
  • GOD SAID, "YOU WON'T HAVEROOM TO RECEIVE IT."
  • 00:10:09.765 --> 00:10:11.133
  • ROOM TO RECEIVE IT."HE'S GOING TO DO THINGS SO
  • 00:10:11.133 --> 00:10:13.335
  • HE'S GOING TO DO THINGS SOAMAZING IN YOUR LIFE THAT YOU
  • 00:10:13.335 --> 00:10:14.737
  • AMAZING IN YOUR LIFE THAT YOUHAVE TO PASS IT DOWN TO YOUR
  • 00:10:14.737 --> 00:10:15.905
  • HAVE TO PASS IT DOWN TO YOURCHILDREN.
  • 00:10:15.905 --> 00:10:17.506
  • CHILDREN.YOU CAN'T CONTAIN IT ALL.
  • 00:10:17.506 --> 00:10:18.974
  • YOU CAN'T CONTAIN IT ALL.GENERATIONAL BLESSINGS ARE
  • 00:10:18.974 --> 00:10:21.110
  • GENERATIONAL BLESSINGS ARECOMING, INCREASE THAT GOES TO
  • 00:10:21.110 --> 00:10:22.344
  • COMING, INCREASE THAT GOES TOYOUR CHILDREN, YOUR
  • 00:10:22.344 --> 00:10:23.512
  • YOUR CHILDREN, YOURGRANDCHILDREN, YOUR GREAT
  • 00:10:23.512 --> 00:10:25.381
  • GRANDCHILDREN, YOUR GREATGRANDCHILDREN, BUSINESSES,
  • 00:10:25.381 --> 00:10:27.917
  • GRANDCHILDREN, BUSINESSES,CONTRACTS, REAL ESTATE THAT
  • 00:10:27.917 --> 00:10:29.618
  • CONTRACTS, REAL ESTATE THATCONTINUED TO BLESS PEOPLE
  • 00:10:29.618 --> 00:10:31.821
  • CONTINUED TO BLESS PEOPLELONG AFTER YOU'RE GONE.
  • 00:10:31.821 --> 00:10:34.090
  • LONG AFTER YOU'RE GONE.PROVERBS SAYS, "A GOOD PERSON
  • 00:10:34.090 --> 00:10:35.725
  • PROVERBS SAYS, "A GOOD PERSONLEAVES AN INHERITANCE THAT
  • 00:10:35.725 --> 00:10:37.526
  • LEAVES AN INHERITANCE THATTHEIR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN."
  • 00:10:37.526 --> 00:10:39.428
  • THEIR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN."THAT'S GOD'S DREAM FOR YOU.
  • 00:10:39.428 --> 00:10:41.163
  • THAT'S GOD'S DREAM FOR YOU.GET RID OF A BARELY-GET-BY
  • 00:10:41.163 --> 00:10:42.465
  • GET RID OF A BARELY-GET-BYMENTALITY.
  • 00:10:42.465 --> 00:10:43.766
  • MENTALITY."I'LL BE SATISFIED IF I CAN
  • 00:10:43.766 --> 00:10:45.067
  • "I'LL BE SATISFIED IF I CANJUST PAY MY BILLS AND MAKE IT
  • 00:10:45.067 --> 00:10:45.901
  • JUST PAY MY BILLS AND MAKE ITTHROUGH."
  • 00:10:45.901 --> 00:10:47.903
  • THROUGH."THAT IS NOT YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:10:47.903 --> 00:10:49.939
  • THAT IS NOT YOUR DESTINY.THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:10:49.939 --> 00:10:51.307
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO CAUSE YOU TO LEND
  • 00:10:51.307 --> 00:10:53.442
  • GOING TO CAUSE YOU TO LENDAND NOT BORROW, TO HAVE MORE
  • 00:10:53.442 --> 00:10:54.443
  • AND NOT BORROW, TO HAVE MORETHAN ENOUGH.
  • 00:10:54.443 --> 00:10:56.879
  • THAN ENOUGH.DAVID SAID, "MY CUP RUNS
  • 00:10:56.879 --> 00:10:57.513
  • DAVID SAID, "MY CUP RUNSOVER."
  • 00:10:57.513 --> 00:10:58.881
  • OVER."THERE ARE SOME RUNNING OVER
  • 00:10:58.881 --> 00:11:00.649
  • THERE ARE SOME RUNNING OVERBLESSINGS IN YOUR FUTURE,
  • 00:11:00.649 --> 00:11:01.884
  • BLESSINGS IN YOUR FUTURE,BLESSINGS THAT YOU CANNOT
  • 00:11:01.884 --> 00:11:03.953
  • BLESSINGS THAT YOU CANNOTCONTAIN, INCREASE THAT YOU
  • 00:11:03.953 --> 00:11:05.354
  • CONTAIN, INCREASE THAT YOUCAN'T USE UP IN YOUR
  • 00:11:05.354 --> 00:11:06.789
  • CAN'T USE UP IN YOURLIFETIME.
  • 00:11:06.789 --> 00:11:07.890
  • LIFETIME."WELL JOEL, I HAVEN'T SEEN
  • 00:11:07.890 --> 00:11:09.258
  • "WELL JOEL, I HAVEN'T SEENANY OF THESE FAR-OUT
  • 00:11:09.258 --> 00:11:09.959
  • ANY OF THESE FAR-OUTBLESSINGS."
  • 00:11:09.959 --> 00:11:11.527
  • BLESSINGS."STAY ENCOURAGED, THEY'RE ON
  • 00:11:11.527 --> 00:11:12.595
  • STAY ENCOURAGED, THEY'RE ONTHE WAY.
  • 00:11:12.595 --> 00:11:14.196
  • THE WAY.YOU WOULDN'T BE HEARING THIS
  • 00:11:14.196 --> 00:11:15.698
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE HEARING THISIF GOD WASN'T ABOUT TO DO
  • 00:11:15.698 --> 00:11:16.799
  • IF GOD WASN'T ABOUT TO DOSOMETHING AMAZING.
  • 00:11:16.799 --> 00:11:19.668
  • SOMETHING AMAZING.HE'S WANTING US TO TAKE THE
  • 00:11:19.668 --> 00:11:21.570
  • HE'S WANTING US TO TAKE THELIMITS OFF OF HIM.
  • 00:11:21.570 --> 00:11:23.072
  • LIMITS OFF OF HIM.ENLARGE YOUR VISION.
  • 00:11:23.072 --> 00:11:24.340
  • ENLARGE YOUR VISION.QUIT TELLING YOURSELF ALL THE
  • 00:11:24.340 --> 00:11:25.908
  • QUIT TELLING YOURSELF ALL THEREASONS WHY IT'S NOT GOING TO
  • 00:11:25.908 --> 00:11:27.443
  • REASONS WHY IT'S NOT GOING TOHAPPEN, HOW YOU'VE HAD TOO
  • 00:11:27.443 --> 00:11:28.811
  • HAPPEN, HOW YOU'VE HAD TOOMANY BAD BREAKS, HOW YOUR
  • 00:11:28.811 --> 00:11:30.212
  • MANY BAD BREAKS, HOW YOURDREAM LOOKS IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:11:30.212 --> 00:11:31.981
  • DREAM LOOKS IMPOSSIBLE.IT MAY BE TO YOU, BUT IT'S
  • 00:11:31.981 --> 00:11:33.382
  • IT MAY BE TO YOU, BUT IT'SNOT TO OUR GOD.
  • 00:11:33.382 --> 00:11:35.417
  • NOT TO OUR GOD.START EXPECTING HIS FAVOR.
  • 00:11:35.417 --> 00:11:36.485
  • START EXPECTING HIS FAVOR.START BELIEVING FOR NEW
  • 00:11:36.485 --> 00:11:37.319
  • START BELIEVING FOR NEWLEVELS.
  • 00:11:37.319 --> 00:11:38.487
  • LEVELS.START TALKING LIKE IT'S GOING
  • 00:11:38.487 --> 00:11:39.488
  • START TALKING LIKE IT'S GOINGTO HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:39.488 --> 00:11:40.756
  • TO HAPPEN."FATHER, THANK YOU THAT
  • 00:11:40.756 --> 00:11:41.590
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THATYOU'RE BRINGING ME INTO
  • 00:11:41.590 --> 00:11:42.725
  • YOU'RE BRINGING ME INTOOVERFLOW.
  • 00:11:42.725 --> 00:11:43.926
  • OVERFLOW.THANK YOU THAT GENERATIONAL
  • 00:11:43.926 --> 00:11:45.594
  • THANK YOU THAT GENERATIONALBLESSINGS ARE COMING MY WAY.
  • 00:11:45.594 --> 00:11:46.562
  • BLESSINGS ARE COMING MY WAY.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENING
  • 00:11:46.562 --> 00:11:49.198
  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENINGDOORS THAT NO MAN CAN SHUT."
  • 00:11:49.198 --> 00:11:50.599
  • DOORS THAT NO MAN CAN SHUT."WE SEE THIS BLESSING IN THE
  • 00:11:50.599 --> 00:11:52.268
  • WE SEE THIS BLESSING IN THELIFE OF JOSEPH.
  • 00:11:52.268 --> 00:11:54.036
  • LIFE OF JOSEPH.AS A TEENAGER, GOD GAVE HIM A
  • 00:11:54.036 --> 00:11:55.638
  • AS A TEENAGER, GOD GAVE HIM ADREAM THAT ONE DAY HE WOULD
  • 00:11:55.638 --> 00:11:57.106
  • DREAM THAT ONE DAY HE WOULDLEAD A NATION, THAT PEOPLE
  • 00:11:57.106 --> 00:11:58.941
  • LEAD A NATION, THAT PEOPLEWOULD BOW DOWN BEFORE HIM.
  • 00:11:58.941 --> 00:12:00.142
  • WOULD BOW DOWN BEFORE HIM.HE KNEW SOMETHING BIG WAS IN
  • 00:12:00.142 --> 00:12:02.077
  • HE KNEW SOMETHING BIG WAS INHIS FUTURE, BUT HIS BROTHERS
  • 00:12:02.077 --> 00:12:03.212
  • HIS FUTURE, BUT HIS BROTHERSWERE JEALOUS.
  • 00:12:03.212 --> 00:12:05.181
  • WERE JEALOUS.THEY THREW HIM INTO A PIT.
  • 00:12:05.181 --> 00:12:06.115
  • THEY THREW HIM INTO A PIT.THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIM
  • 00:12:06.115 --> 00:12:07.616
  • THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIMTHERE TO DIE, BUT THEY SAW A
  • 00:12:07.616 --> 00:12:08.918
  • THERE TO DIE, BUT THEY SAW ACARAVAN OF ISHMAELITES
  • 00:12:08.918 --> 00:12:09.685
  • CARAVAN OF ISHMAELITESCOMING.
  • 00:12:09.685 --> 00:12:11.187
  • COMING.THEY SOLD HIM AS A SLAVE.
  • 00:12:11.187 --> 00:12:13.522
  • THEY SOLD HIM AS A SLAVE.HE ENDED UP WORKING FOR A MAN
  • 00:12:13.522 --> 00:12:14.857
  • HE ENDED UP WORKING FOR A MANNAMED POTIPHAR.
  • 00:12:14.857 --> 00:12:16.358
  • NAMED POTIPHAR.POTIPHAR WAS A HIGH-RANKING
  • 00:12:16.358 --> 00:12:18.060
  • POTIPHAR WAS A HIGH-RANKINGMILITARY OFFICIAL IN THE
  • 00:12:18.060 --> 00:12:18.961
  • MILITARY OFFICIAL IN THEEGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT.
  • 00:12:18.961 --> 00:12:20.729
  • EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT.AND JOSEPH COULD HAVE BEEN
  • 00:12:20.729 --> 00:12:21.764
  • AND JOSEPH COULD HAVE BEENBITTER.
  • 00:12:21.764 --> 00:12:23.566
  • BITTER."GOD, I THOUGHT THE BLESSING
  • 00:12:23.566 --> 00:12:24.466
  • "GOD, I THOUGHT THE BLESSINGWAS ON MY LIFE.
  • 00:12:24.466 --> 00:12:26.368
  • WAS ON MY LIFE.WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME?"
  • 00:12:26.368 --> 00:12:28.003
  • WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME?"INSTEAD HE KEPT BEING HIS
  • 00:12:28.003 --> 00:12:29.738
  • INSTEAD HE KEPT BEING HISBEST, TREATING PEOPLE WITH
  • 00:12:29.738 --> 00:12:31.340
  • BEST, TREATING PEOPLE WITHRESPECT, DOING MORE THAN
  • 00:12:31.340 --> 00:12:32.541
  • RESPECT, DOING MORE THANREQUIRED.
  • 00:12:32.541 --> 00:12:34.276
  • REQUIRED.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THE LORD
  • 00:12:34.276 --> 00:12:36.345
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THE LORDWAS WITH JOSEPH AND BLESSED
  • 00:12:36.345 --> 00:12:38.547
  • WAS WITH JOSEPH AND BLESSEDHIM GREATLY AS HE SERVED IN
  • 00:12:38.547 --> 00:12:40.015
  • HIM GREATLY AS HE SERVED INTHE HOME OF HIS EGYPTIAN
  • 00:12:40.015 --> 00:12:41.183
  • THE HOME OF HIS EGYPTIANMASTER.
  • 00:12:41.183 --> 00:12:43.819
  • MASTER.NOTICE, GOD WAS WITH JOSEPH
  • 00:12:43.819 --> 00:12:45.955
  • NOTICE, GOD WAS WITH JOSEPHIN THE UNFAIR SITUATION WHEN
  • 00:12:45.955 --> 00:12:47.256
  • IN THE UNFAIR SITUATION WHENHE WAS MISTREATED.
  • 00:12:47.256 --> 00:12:48.657
  • HE WAS MISTREATED.WHEN HE WAS BETRAYED, THE
  • 00:12:48.657 --> 00:12:51.327
  • WHEN HE WAS BETRAYED, THEBLESSING WAS STILL ON HIS LIFE.
  • 00:12:51.327 --> 00:12:52.494
  • BLESSING WAS STILL ON HIS LIFE.SOMETIMES WE THINK
  • 00:12:52.494 --> 00:12:53.896
  • SOMETIMES WE THINKWE'RE NOT BLESSED.
  • 00:12:53.896 --> 00:12:55.731
  • WE'RE NOT BLESSED.WE CAME DOWN WITH AN ILLNESS.
  • 00:12:55.731 --> 00:12:57.299
  • WE CAME DOWN WITH AN ILLNESS.WE LOST OUR MAIN CLIENT.
  • 00:12:57.299 --> 00:12:58.000
  • WE LOST OUR MAIN CLIENT.A RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:12:58.000 --> 00:12:59.235
  • A RELATIONSHIPDIDN'T WORK OUT.
  • 00:12:59.235 --> 00:13:00.269
  • DIDN'T WORK OUT.THAT DIDN'T STOP
  • 00:13:00.269 --> 00:13:01.437
  • THAT DIDN'T STOPTHE BLESSING.
  • 00:13:01.437 --> 00:13:02.671
  • THE BLESSING.PEOPLE CAN'T CHANGE
  • 00:13:02.671 --> 00:13:04.440
  • PEOPLE CAN'T CHANGEWHAT GOD PUT ON YOU.
  • 00:13:04.440 --> 00:13:05.975
  • WHAT GOD PUT ON YOU.THE FAVOR DIDN'T CANCELED OUT
  • 00:13:05.975 --> 00:13:08.177
  • THE FAVOR DIDN'T CANCELED OUTBECAUSE OF A BAD BREAK.
  • 00:13:08.177 --> 00:13:09.778
  • BECAUSE OF A BAD BREAK.THE BLESSING IS WHY THOSE
  • 00:13:09.778 --> 00:13:11.914
  • THE BLESSING IS WHY THOSEENEMIES CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.
  • 00:13:11.914 --> 00:13:13.048
  • ENEMIES CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.THE BLESSING IS WHY
  • 00:13:13.048 --> 00:13:14.316
  • THE BLESSING IS WHYTHAT SICKNESS CAN'T TAKE
  • 00:13:14.316 --> 00:13:15.718
  • THAT SICKNESS CAN'T TAKEYOUR LIFE.
  • 00:13:15.718 --> 00:13:17.019
  • YOUR LIFE.THE BLESSING IS WHY THAT
  • 00:13:17.019 --> 00:13:19.355
  • THE BLESSING IS WHY THATSETBACK IS NOT THE END.
  • 00:13:19.355 --> 00:13:20.890
  • SETBACK IS NOT THE END.IT IS A SETUP FOR WHAT
  • 00:13:20.890 --> 00:13:23.359
  • IT IS A SETUP FOR WHATGOD IS ABOUT TO DO.
  • 00:13:23.359 --> 00:13:24.560
  • GOD IS ABOUT TO DO.DON'T GET DISCOURAGED WHEN
  • 00:13:24.560 --> 00:13:26.629
  • DON'T GET DISCOURAGED WHENLIFE DOESN'T GO YOUR WAY.
  • 00:13:26.629 --> 00:13:29.131
  • LIFE DOESN'T GO YOUR WAY.THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOU.
  • 00:13:29.131 --> 00:13:31.066
  • THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOU.VERSE 3 SAYS, "POTIPHAR
  • 00:13:31.066 --> 00:13:33.435
  • VERSE 3 SAYS, "POTIPHARNOTICED JOSEPH AND REALIZED
  • 00:13:33.435 --> 00:13:34.570
  • NOTICED JOSEPH AND REALIZEDTHE LORD WAS GIVING HIM
  • 00:13:34.570 --> 00:13:36.372
  • THE LORD WAS GIVING HIMSUCCESS IN EVERYTHING HE
  • 00:13:36.372 --> 00:13:37.306
  • SUCCESS IN EVERYTHING HEDID."
  • 00:13:37.306 --> 00:13:39.742
  • DID."VERSE 4, "SO JOSEPH NATURALLY
  • 00:13:39.742 --> 00:13:41.010
  • VERSE 4, "SO JOSEPH NATURALLYBECAME THE FAVORITE OF
  • 00:13:41.010 --> 00:13:42.378
  • BECAME THE FAVORITE OFPOTIPHAR."
  • 00:13:42.378 --> 00:13:43.479
  • POTIPHAR."JOSEPH WENT FROM BEING A
  • 00:13:43.479 --> 00:13:45.314
  • JOSEPH WENT FROM BEING ASLAVE, UNNOTICED,
  • 00:13:45.314 --> 00:13:47.082
  • SLAVE, UNNOTICED,INSIGNIFICANT, TO BEING THE
  • 00:13:47.082 --> 00:13:48.250
  • INSIGNIFICANT, TO BEING THEFAVORITE.
  • 00:13:48.250 --> 00:13:50.052
  • FAVORITE.POTIPHAR WAS SO IMPRESSED
  • 00:13:50.052 --> 00:13:51.720
  • POTIPHAR WAS SO IMPRESSEDTHAT HE PUT JOSEPH IN CHARGE
  • 00:13:51.720 --> 00:13:53.322
  • THAT HE PUT JOSEPH IN CHARGEOF HIS WHOLE HOUSE.
  • 00:13:53.322 --> 00:13:54.723
  • OF HIS WHOLE HOUSE.THAT'S THE POWER OF THE
  • 00:13:54.723 --> 00:13:55.724
  • THAT'S THE POWER OF THEBLESSING.
  • 00:13:55.724 --> 00:13:57.026
  • BLESSING.WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO PUSH YOU
  • 00:13:57.026 --> 00:13:58.527
  • WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO PUSH YOUDOWN, IT WILL CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:13:58.527 --> 00:13:59.695
  • DOWN, IT WILL CAUSE YOU TORISE UP.
  • 00:13:59.695 --> 00:14:00.996
  • RISE UP.WHEN PEOPLE IGNORE YOU AND
  • 00:14:00.996 --> 00:14:02.464
  • WHEN PEOPLE IGNORE YOU ANDTRY TO DISCOUNT YOU, IT WILL
  • 00:14:02.464 --> 00:14:04.667
  • TRY TO DISCOUNT YOU, IT WILLCAUSE YOU TO BE NOTICED.
  • 00:14:04.667 --> 00:14:06.535
  • CAUSE YOU TO BE NOTICED.I'M SURE POTIPHAR HAD OTHER
  • 00:14:06.535 --> 00:14:08.070
  • I'M SURE POTIPHAR HAD OTHERPEOPLE WORKING FOR HIM THAT
  • 00:14:08.070 --> 00:14:09.872
  • PEOPLE WORKING FOR HIM THATHAD MORE EXPERIENCE, BUT THE
  • 00:14:09.872 --> 00:14:12.074
  • HAD MORE EXPERIENCE, BUT THEBLESSING ON JOSEPH'S LIFE
  • 00:14:12.074 --> 00:14:13.442
  • BLESSING ON JOSEPH'S LIFECAUSED HIM TO STAND OUT.
  • 00:14:13.442 --> 00:14:16.011
  • CAUSED HIM TO STAND OUT.AND PEOPLE MAY NOT RECOGNIZE
  • 00:14:16.011 --> 00:14:17.179
  • AND PEOPLE MAY NOT RECOGNIZEYOU YET.
  • 00:14:17.179 --> 00:14:18.280
  • YOU YET.YOUR BOSS DOESN'T GIVE YOU
  • 00:14:18.280 --> 00:14:20.449
  • YOUR BOSS DOESN'T GIVE YOUCREDIT, RELATIVES DISCOUNT
  • 00:14:20.449 --> 00:14:21.717
  • CREDIT, RELATIVES DISCOUNTYOU, THINK YOU DON'T MUCH TO
  • 00:14:21.717 --> 00:14:22.584
  • YOU, THINK YOU DON'T MUCH TOOFFER.
  • 00:14:22.584 --> 00:14:24.787
  • OFFER.YOU MAY BE OVERLOOKED NOW,
  • 00:14:24.787 --> 00:14:26.588
  • YOU MAY BE OVERLOOKED NOW,BUT THE TIME IS COMING WHERE
  • 00:14:26.588 --> 00:14:27.556
  • BUT THE TIME IS COMING WHEREYOU'RE GOING TO BE NOTICED.
  • 00:14:27.556 --> 00:14:29.925
  • YOU'RE GOING TO BE NOTICED.PEOPLE ARE GOING TO RECOGNIZE
  • 00:14:29.925 --> 00:14:32.294
  • PEOPLE ARE GOING TO RECOGNIZEYOUR GIFTS, YOUR TALENT, YOUR
  • 00:14:32.294 --> 00:14:32.895
  • YOUR GIFTS, YOUR TALENT, YOURVALUE.
  • 00:14:32.895 --> 00:14:34.296
  • VALUE.GOD'S GOING TO CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:14:34.296 --> 00:14:35.564
  • GOD'S GOING TO CAUSE YOU TOSTAND OUT.
  • 00:14:35.564 --> 00:14:36.865
  • STAND OUT.YOU'RE GOING TO GO FROM BEING
  • 00:14:36.865 --> 00:14:39.268
  • YOU'RE GOING TO GO FROM BEINGUNNOTICED TO BEING IN CHARGE,
  • 00:14:39.268 --> 00:14:41.170
  • UNNOTICED TO BEING IN CHARGE,FROM BEING NOT RECOGNIZED, TO
  • 00:14:41.170 --> 00:14:42.338
  • FROM BEING NOT RECOGNIZED, TOBEING THE FAVORITE.
  • 00:14:42.338 --> 00:14:43.405
  • BEING THE FAVORITE.HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?
  • 00:14:43.405 --> 00:14:45.641
  • HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:14:45.641 --> 00:14:47.843
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.VERSE 5 SAYS, "THE DAY JOSEPH
  • 00:14:47.843 --> 00:14:50.212
  • VERSE 5 SAYS, "THE DAY JOSEPHWAS PUT IN CHARGE, GOD BEGAN
  • 00:14:50.212 --> 00:14:51.814
  • WAS PUT IN CHARGE, GOD BEGANTO BLESS POTIPHAR FOR
  • 00:14:51.814 --> 00:14:53.549
  • TO BLESS POTIPHAR FORJOSEPH'S SAKE."
  • 00:14:53.549 --> 00:14:55.284
  • JOSEPH'S SAKE."YOU WOULD THINK THAT JOSEPH
  • 00:14:55.284 --> 00:14:56.885
  • YOU WOULD THINK THAT JOSEPHWOULD BE BLESSED BECAUSE OF
  • 00:14:56.885 --> 00:14:58.454
  • WOULD BE BLESSED BECAUSE OFPOTIPHAR, THIS PROMINENT
  • 00:14:58.454 --> 00:14:59.355
  • POTIPHAR, THIS PROMINENTOFFICIAL.
  • 00:14:59.355 --> 00:15:01.290
  • OFFICIAL.IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.
  • 00:15:01.290 --> 00:15:02.992
  • IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:15:02.992 --> 00:15:05.361
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISSO POWERFUL, IT WILL NOT ONLY
  • 00:15:05.361 --> 00:15:07.563
  • SO POWERFUL, IT WILL NOT ONLYCAUSE YOU TO BE PROMOTED, YOU
  • 00:15:07.563 --> 00:15:09.331
  • CAUSE YOU TO BE PROMOTED, YOUTO BE NOTICED, BUT PEOPLE
  • 00:15:09.331 --> 00:15:10.899
  • TO BE NOTICED, BUT PEOPLEAROUND YOU WILL BE BLESSED.
  • 00:15:10.899 --> 00:15:13.969
  • AROUND YOU WILL BE BLESSED.YOUR COMPANY, YOUR COWORKERS,
  • 00:15:13.969 --> 00:15:15.637
  • YOUR COMPANY, YOUR COWORKERS,YOUR FRIENDS SHOULD BE GLAD
  • 00:15:15.637 --> 00:15:16.772
  • YOUR FRIENDS SHOULD BE GLADTO HAVE YOU.
  • 00:15:16.772 --> 00:15:18.173
  • TO HAVE YOU.BECAUSE YOU'RE THERE, THEY'RE
  • 00:15:18.173 --> 00:15:19.508
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE THERE, THEY'REGOING TO SEE FAVOR, THEY'RE
  • 00:15:19.508 --> 00:15:21.043
  • GOING TO SEE FAVOR, THEY'REGOING TO SEE INCREASE.
  • 00:15:21.043 --> 00:15:22.611
  • GOING TO SEE INCREASE.THEY MAY NOT EVEN REALIZE THE
  • 00:15:22.611 --> 00:15:24.046
  • THEY MAY NOT EVEN REALIZE THEREASON THEY'RE BLESSED IS
  • 00:15:24.046 --> 00:15:25.247
  • REASON THEY'RE BLESSED ISBECAUSE THEY'RE CONNECTED TO
  • 00:15:25.247 --> 00:15:26.382
  • BECAUSE THEY'RE CONNECTED TOYOU.
  • 00:15:26.382 --> 00:15:28.517
  • YOU.GENESIS 30, JACOB HAD BEEN
  • 00:15:28.517 --> 00:15:30.452
  • GENESIS 30, JACOB HAD BEENWORKING FOR A MAN NAMED LABAN
  • 00:15:30.452 --> 00:15:31.854
  • WORKING FOR A MAN NAMED LABANFOR SEVEN YEARS.
  • 00:15:31.854 --> 00:15:33.822
  • FOR SEVEN YEARS.LABAN PROMISED HIM IN RETURN
  • 00:15:33.822 --> 00:15:34.857
  • LABAN PROMISED HIM IN RETURNTHAT HE COULD MARRY HIS
  • 00:15:34.857 --> 00:15:36.225
  • THAT HE COULD MARRY HISDAUGHTER, RACHEL.
  • 00:15:36.225 --> 00:15:37.860
  • DAUGHTER, RACHEL.WELL, AFTER THE SEVEN YEARS,
  • 00:15:37.860 --> 00:15:39.528
  • WELL, AFTER THE SEVEN YEARS,LABAN GAVE HIM HIS DAUGHTER
  • 00:15:39.528 --> 00:15:41.363
  • LABAN GAVE HIM HIS DAUGHTERLEAH INSTEAD.
  • 00:15:41.363 --> 00:15:42.998
  • LEAH INSTEAD.HE DIDN'T KEEP HIS WORD.
  • 00:15:42.998 --> 00:15:44.299
  • HE DIDN'T KEEP HIS WORD.HE SAID, "JACOB, IF YOU'LL
  • 00:15:44.299 --> 00:15:45.701
  • HE SAID, "JACOB, IF YOU'LLWORK FOR ME ANOTHER SEVEN
  • 00:15:45.701 --> 00:15:46.802
  • WORK FOR ME ANOTHER SEVENYEARS, THEN I'LL GIVE YOU
  • 00:15:46.802 --> 00:15:47.970
  • YEARS, THEN I'LL GIVE YOURACHEL."
  • 00:15:47.970 --> 00:15:49.671
  • RACHEL."JACOB COULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,
  • 00:15:49.671 --> 00:15:51.106
  • JACOB COULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,STARTED A BIG FIGHT, LEFT
  • 00:15:51.106 --> 00:15:53.208
  • STARTED A BIG FIGHT, LEFTTHERE ANGRY, BUT HE TOOK THE
  • 00:15:53.208 --> 00:15:54.777
  • THERE ANGRY, BUT HE TOOK THEHIGH ROAD AND WORKED ANOTHER
  • 00:15:54.777 --> 00:15:56.011
  • HIGH ROAD AND WORKED ANOTHERSEVEN YEARS.
  • 00:15:56.011 --> 00:15:58.313
  • SEVEN YEARS.HE FINALLY MARRIED RACHEL AND
  • 00:15:58.313 --> 00:15:59.681
  • HE FINALLY MARRIED RACHEL ANDWAS ABOUT TO MOVE BACK TO HIS
  • 00:15:59.681 --> 00:16:01.950
  • WAS ABOUT TO MOVE BACK TO HISHOMETOWN WITH HIS FAMILY.
  • 00:16:01.950 --> 00:16:04.620
  • HOMETOWN WITH HIS FAMILY.VERSE 27 LABAN SAID, "JACOB,
  • 00:16:04.620 --> 00:16:06.321
  • VERSE 27 LABAN SAID, "JACOB,PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME.
  • 00:16:06.321 --> 00:16:08.157
  • PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME.I HAVE LEARNED THE LORD HAS
  • 00:16:08.157 --> 00:16:09.825
  • I HAVE LEARNED THE LORD HASBLESSED ME BECAUSE YOU ARE
  • 00:16:09.825 --> 00:16:11.260
  • BLESSED ME BECAUSE YOU AREHERE."
  • 00:16:11.260 --> 00:16:13.128
  • HERE."FOR YEARS, HE DIDN'T TREAT
  • 00:16:13.128 --> 00:16:14.196
  • FOR YEARS, HE DIDN'T TREATJACOB RIGHT.
  • 00:16:14.196 --> 00:16:17.132
  • JACOB RIGHT.IT WAS UNFAIR, BUT NOW HE'S
  • 00:16:17.132 --> 00:16:19.001
  • IT WAS UNFAIR, BUT NOW HE'SBEGGING HIM TO STAY.
  • 00:16:19.001 --> 00:16:21.336
  • BEGGING HIM TO STAY.HE REALIZES HE'S BLESSED
  • 00:16:21.336 --> 00:16:22.671
  • HE REALIZES HE'S BLESSEDBECAUSE OF THE FAVOR ON
  • 00:16:22.671 --> 00:16:24.506
  • BECAUSE OF THE FAVOR ONJACOB'S LIFE.
  • 00:16:24.506 --> 00:16:25.674
  • JACOB'S LIFE.YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:16:25.674 --> 00:16:27.142
  • YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE THATDON'T REALLY VALUE WHO YOU
  • 00:16:27.142 --> 00:16:28.877
  • DON'T REALLY VALUE WHO YOUARE AND THEY HAVEN'T KEPT
  • 00:16:28.877 --> 00:16:29.711
  • ARE AND THEY HAVEN'T KEPTTHEIR WORD.
  • 00:16:29.711 --> 00:16:31.113
  • THEIR WORD.DON'T BE OFFENDED, BE A
  • 00:16:31.113 --> 00:16:32.114
  • DON'T BE OFFENDED, BE AJACOB.
  • 00:16:32.114 --> 00:16:33.849
  • JACOB.KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.
  • 00:16:33.849 --> 00:16:34.917
  • KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.YOU DON'T HAVE TO CONVINCE
  • 00:16:34.917 --> 00:16:36.852
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO CONVINCEPEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, PROVE TO
  • 00:16:36.852 --> 00:16:38.120
  • PEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, PROVE TOTHEM WHO YOU ARE.
  • 00:16:38.120 --> 00:16:40.155
  • THEM WHO YOU ARE.THEY MAY DISCOUNT YOU NOW BUT
  • 00:16:40.155 --> 00:16:42.191
  • THEY MAY DISCOUNT YOU NOW BUTONE DAY, LIKE JACOB, THEY'LL
  • 00:16:42.191 --> 00:16:43.792
  • ONE DAY, LIKE JACOB, THEY'LLBE ASKING YOU TO STAY.
  • 00:16:43.792 --> 00:16:45.594
  • BE ASKING YOU TO STAY.THEY WILL REALIZE THE REASON
  • 00:16:45.594 --> 00:16:47.129
  • THEY WILL REALIZE THE REASONTHEY'RE BLESSED IS BECAUSE OF
  • 00:16:47.129 --> 00:16:48.130
  • THEY'RE BLESSED IS BECAUSE OFYOU.
  • 00:16:48.130 --> 00:16:50.032
  • YOU.LABAN SAID TO JACOB, "I'LL
  • 00:16:50.032 --> 00:16:51.633
  • LABAN SAID TO JACOB, "I'LLPAY YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT IF
  • 00:16:51.633 --> 00:16:53.068
  • PAY YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT IFYOU WILL STAY."
  • 00:16:53.068 --> 00:16:54.636
  • YOU WILL STAY."JACOB KNEW HIS TIME THERE WAS
  • 00:16:54.636 --> 00:16:55.404
  • JACOB KNEW HIS TIME THERE WASOVER.
  • 00:16:55.404 --> 00:16:57.139
  • OVER.HE LEFT, NOT ONLY A VERY
  • 00:16:57.139 --> 00:16:59.208
  • HE LEFT, NOT ONLY A VERYWEALTHY MAN, BUT HE LEFT WITH
  • 00:16:59.208 --> 00:17:01.543
  • WEALTHY MAN, BUT HE LEFT WITHTHE RESPECT AND HONOR THAT HE
  • 00:17:01.543 --> 00:17:03.145
  • THE RESPECT AND HONOR THAT HEHAD NOT BEEN GIVEN FOR MANY
  • 00:17:03.145 --> 00:17:04.213
  • HAD NOT BEEN GIVEN FOR MANYYEARS.
  • 00:17:04.213 --> 00:17:06.315
  • YEARS.GOD IS YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:17:06.315 --> 00:17:07.850
  • GOD IS YOUR VINDICATOR.HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.
  • 00:17:07.850 --> 00:17:08.984
  • HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.YOU KEEP DOING THE RIGHT
  • 00:17:08.984 --> 00:17:11.086
  • YOU KEEP DOING THE RIGHTTHING AND ONE DAY GOD WILL
  • 00:17:11.086 --> 00:17:12.821
  • THING AND ONE DAY GOD WILLMAKE IT UP TO YOU.
  • 00:17:12.821 --> 00:17:15.090
  • MAKE IT UP TO YOU.IN THE LATE 1950S, MY FATHER
  • 00:17:15.090 --> 00:17:17.359
  • IN THE LATE 1950S, MY FATHERWAS PASTORING A LARGE CHURCH,
  • 00:17:17.359 --> 00:17:18.994
  • WAS PASTORING A LARGE CHURCH,VERY SUCCESSFUL.
  • 00:17:18.994 --> 00:17:19.695
  • VERY SUCCESSFUL.THEY HAD JUST BUILT A
  • 00:17:19.695 --> 00:17:21.497
  • THEY HAD JUST BUILT ABEAUTIFUL NEW SANCTUARY.
  • 00:17:21.497 --> 00:17:22.831
  • BEAUTIFUL NEW SANCTUARY.HE WAS ON THE STATE BOARD FOR
  • 00:17:22.831 --> 00:17:24.133
  • HE WAS ON THE STATE BOARD FORHIS DENOMINATION.
  • 00:17:24.133 --> 00:17:25.767
  • HIS DENOMINATION.HIS FUTURE LOOKED VERY
  • 00:17:25.767 --> 00:17:27.603
  • HIS FUTURE LOOKED VERYBRIGHT, BUT HE STARTED
  • 00:17:27.603 --> 00:17:28.971
  • BRIGHT, BUT HE STARTEDTEACHING THE PEOPLE ABOUT HOW
  • 00:17:28.971 --> 00:17:31.106
  • TEACHING THE PEOPLE ABOUT HOWGOD IS GOOD, AND HOW HE STILL
  • 00:17:31.106 --> 00:17:32.808
  • GOD IS GOOD, AND HOW HE STILLHEALS, AND WANTS US TO LIVE A
  • 00:17:32.808 --> 00:17:34.810
  • HEALS, AND WANTS US TO LIVE AVICTORIOUS LIFE.
  • 00:17:34.810 --> 00:17:36.311
  • VICTORIOUS LIFE.WELL, THIS NEW MESSAGE DIDN'T
  • 00:17:36.311 --> 00:17:37.579
  • WELL, THIS NEW MESSAGE DIDN'TGO OVER WELL.
  • 00:17:37.579 --> 00:17:38.647
  • GO OVER WELL.IT DIDN'T FIT INTO THEIR
  • 00:17:38.647 --> 00:17:40.616
  • IT DIDN'T FIT INTO THEIRDENOMINATIONAL MOLD AND THERE
  • 00:17:40.616 --> 00:17:42.317
  • DENOMINATIONAL MOLD AND THEREWAS SO MUCH OPPOSITION, SO
  • 00:17:42.317 --> 00:17:44.052
  • WAS SO MUCH OPPOSITION, SOMUCH PRESSURE THAT HE HAD TO
  • 00:17:44.052 --> 00:17:45.787
  • MUCH PRESSURE THAT HE HAD TORESIGN FROM THAT CHURCH.
  • 00:17:45.787 --> 00:17:47.222
  • RESIGN FROM THAT CHURCH.HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUT AND
  • 00:17:47.222 --> 00:17:48.824
  • HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUT ANDSTARTED LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:17:48.824 --> 00:17:50.692
  • STARTED LAKEWOOD.FOR YEARS, MY FATHER WAS
  • 00:17:50.692 --> 00:17:52.928
  • FOR YEARS, MY FATHER WASIGNORED BY HIS PEERS.
  • 00:17:52.928 --> 00:17:55.631
  • IGNORED BY HIS PEERS.HE WAS OVERLOOKED, UNNOTICED.
  • 00:17:55.631 --> 00:17:56.832
  • HE WAS OVERLOOKED, UNNOTICED.COLLEAGUES THAT HE USED TO GO
  • 00:17:56.832 --> 00:17:57.933
  • COLLEAGUES THAT HE USED TO GOTO LUNCH WITH, THEY JUST
  • 00:17:57.933 --> 00:17:59.735
  • TO LUNCH WITH, THEY JUSTDISMISSED HIM, ACTED LIKE HE
  • 00:17:59.735 --> 00:18:01.036
  • DISMISSED HIM, ACTED LIKE HEWAS SECOND CLASS, LIKE HE
  • 00:18:01.036 --> 00:18:02.738
  • WAS SECOND CLASS, LIKE HEWASN'T UP TO PAR.
  • 00:18:02.738 --> 00:18:04.473
  • WASN'T UP TO PAR.MY FATHER NEVER SAID ANYTHING
  • 00:18:04.473 --> 00:18:06.341
  • MY FATHER NEVER SAID ANYTHINGABOUT THIS, BUT I KNEW DEEP
  • 00:18:06.341 --> 00:18:08.477
  • ABOUT THIS, BUT I KNEW DEEPDOWN THAT IT BOTHERED HIM.
  • 00:18:08.477 --> 00:18:10.612
  • DOWN THAT IT BOTHERED HIM.THIRTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, THAT
  • 00:18:10.612 --> 00:18:12.347
  • THIRTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, THATDENOMINATION WAS HAVING THEIR
  • 00:18:12.347 --> 00:18:13.782
  • DENOMINATION WAS HAVING THEIRANNUAL MEETING HERE IN
  • 00:18:13.782 --> 00:18:14.950
  • ANNUAL MEETING HERE INHOUSTON.
  • 00:18:14.950 --> 00:18:16.785
  • HOUSTON.THE MAIN SPEAKER SAID IN
  • 00:18:16.785 --> 00:18:17.853
  • THE MAIN SPEAKER SAID INFRONT OF THOUSANDS OF
  • 00:18:17.853 --> 00:18:19.555
  • FRONT OF THOUSANDS OFLEADERS, "WE NEED TO STAY
  • 00:18:19.555 --> 00:18:20.722
  • LEADERS, "WE NEED TO STAYMORE OPEN.
  • 00:18:20.722 --> 00:18:22.558
  • MORE OPEN.THINK WHERE WE WOULD BE IF WE
  • 00:18:22.558 --> 00:18:24.059
  • THINK WHERE WE WOULD BE IF WESTILL HAD JOHN OSTEEN WITH
  • 00:18:24.059 --> 00:18:24.660
  • STILL HAD JOHN OSTEEN WITHUS."
  • 00:18:24.660 --> 00:18:26.828
  • US."AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS, THEY
  • 00:18:26.828 --> 00:18:29.031
  • AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS, THEYFINALLY SHOWED HIM RESPECT AND
  • 00:18:29.031 --> 00:18:30.699
  • FINALLY SHOWED HIM RESPECT ANDADMIRATION.
  • 00:18:30.699 --> 00:18:32.434
  • ADMIRATION.AND NO, YOU DON'T NEED
  • 00:18:32.434 --> 00:18:33.735
  • AND NO, YOU DON'T NEEDPEOPLE'S APPROVAL.
  • 00:18:33.735 --> 00:18:34.836
  • PEOPLE'S APPROVAL.YOU DON'T HAVE TO THEIR
  • 00:18:34.836 --> 00:18:37.306
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO THEIRSUPPORT, BUT GOD IS A GOD OF
  • 00:18:37.306 --> 00:18:38.373
  • SUPPORT, BUT GOD IS A GOD OFJUSTICE.
  • 00:18:38.373 --> 00:18:40.209
  • JUSTICE.HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.
  • 00:18:40.209 --> 00:18:41.443
  • HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.IF YOU WILL KEEP HONORING
  • 00:18:41.443 --> 00:18:43.879
  • IF YOU WILL KEEP HONORINGHIM, THERE WILL BE A DAY WHEN
  • 00:18:43.879 --> 00:18:45.113
  • HIM, THERE WILL BE A DAY WHENTHOSE THAT HAVE OVERLOOKED
  • 00:18:45.113 --> 00:18:46.181
  • THOSE THAT HAVE OVERLOOKEDYOU, THOSE THAT ARE
  • 00:18:46.181 --> 00:18:48.283
  • YOU, THOSE THAT AREDISCOUNTED YOU, THEY WILL SEE
  • 00:18:48.283 --> 00:18:50.252
  • DISCOUNTED YOU, THEY WILL SEEYOU IN A NEW LIGHT AND GIVE
  • 00:18:50.252 --> 00:18:52.020
  • YOU IN A NEW LIGHT AND GIVEYOU THE RESPECT AND HONOR
  • 00:18:52.020 --> 00:18:53.822
  • YOU THE RESPECT AND HONORTHAT YOU DESERVE.
  • 00:18:53.822 --> 00:18:55.457
  • THAT YOU DESERVE.WHEN JOSEPH'S BROTHERS THREW
  • 00:18:55.457 --> 00:18:57.559
  • WHEN JOSEPH'S BROTHERS THREWHIM INTO THE PIT, THEY TOOK
  • 00:18:57.559 --> 00:18:59.294
  • HIM INTO THE PIT, THEY TOOKHIS FREEDOM BUT THEY DIDN'T
  • 00:18:59.294 --> 00:19:01.029
  • HIS FREEDOM BUT THEY DIDN'TTAKE THE BLESSING.
  • 00:19:01.029 --> 00:19:02.397
  • TAKE THE BLESSING.WHEN POTIPHAR'S WIFE TRIED TO
  • 00:19:02.397 --> 00:19:04.166
  • WHEN POTIPHAR'S WIFE TRIED TOSEDUCE JOSEPH, SHE RIPPED HIS
  • 00:19:04.166 --> 00:19:05.767
  • SEDUCE JOSEPH, SHE RIPPED HISCOAT OFF AND LIED ABOUT HIM,
  • 00:19:05.767 --> 00:19:07.169
  • COAT OFF AND LIED ABOUT HIM,FALSELY ACCUSED HIM.
  • 00:19:07.169 --> 00:19:09.071
  • FALSELY ACCUSED HIM.SHE TOOK HIS COAT, BUT SHE
  • 00:19:09.071 --> 00:19:11.173
  • SHE TOOK HIS COAT, BUT SHECOULDN'T TAKE HIS CALLING.
  • 00:19:11.173 --> 00:19:12.941
  • COULDN'T TAKE HIS CALLING.SOMEBODY MAY HAVE HURT YOU,
  • 00:19:12.941 --> 00:19:14.343
  • SOMEBODY MAY HAVE HURT YOU,THEY BETRAYED YOU, THEY LEFT
  • 00:19:14.343 --> 00:19:16.278
  • THEY BETRAYED YOU, THEY LEFTYOU OUT, BUT THEY DIDN'T STOP
  • 00:19:16.278 --> 00:19:17.846
  • YOU OUT, BUT THEY DIDN'T STOPYOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:19:17.846 --> 00:19:19.414
  • YOUR DESTINY.A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOW
  • 00:19:19.414 --> 00:19:21.316
  • A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOWHIS COMPANY LET HIM GO AFTER
  • 00:19:21.316 --> 00:19:22.517
  • HIS COMPANY LET HIM GO AFTERMANY YEARS.
  • 00:19:22.517 --> 00:19:24.119
  • MANY YEARS.SOMEBODY WAS JEALOUS AND
  • 00:19:24.119 --> 00:19:26.054
  • SOMEBODY WAS JEALOUS ANDSPREAD ALL THESE RUMORS AND
  • 00:19:26.054 --> 00:19:27.856
  • SPREAD ALL THESE RUMORS ANDLONG STORY SHORT, HE UNFAIRLY
  • 00:19:27.856 --> 00:19:29.691
  • LONG STORY SHORT, HE UNFAIRLYLOST HIS POSITION.
  • 00:19:29.691 --> 00:19:31.093
  • LOST HIS POSITION.I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLING
  • 00:19:31.093 --> 00:19:32.828
  • I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLINGYOU, THEY MAY HAVE TAKEN YOUR
  • 00:19:32.828 --> 00:19:34.630
  • YOU, THEY MAY HAVE TAKEN YOURJOB, BUT THEY DIDN'T TAKE
  • 00:19:34.630 --> 00:19:35.998
  • JOB, BUT THEY DIDN'T TAKEYOUR BLESSING.
  • 00:19:35.998 --> 00:19:38.033
  • YOUR BLESSING.PEOPLE CANNOT STOP WHAT GOD
  • 00:19:38.033 --> 00:19:39.134
  • PEOPLE CANNOT STOP WHAT GODPUT ON YOU.
  • 00:19:39.134 --> 00:19:40.802
  • PUT ON YOU.YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEING
  • 00:19:40.802 --> 00:19:43.138
  • YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEINGYOUR BEST, AND THE BLESSING
  • 00:19:43.138 --> 00:19:45.474
  • YOUR BEST, AND THE BLESSINGWILL ALWAYS OVERRIDE WHAT
  • 00:19:45.474 --> 00:19:47.109
  • WILL ALWAYS OVERRIDE WHATPEOPLE HAVE DONE.
  • 00:19:47.109 --> 00:19:49.077
  • PEOPLE HAVE DONE.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "WHAT GOD
  • 00:19:49.077 --> 00:19:51.313
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "WHAT GODHAS BLESSED, NO PERSON CAN
  • 00:19:51.313 --> 00:19:52.414
  • HAS BLESSED, NO PERSON CANCURSE."
  • 00:19:52.414 --> 00:19:54.383
  • CURSE."THE BLESSING ON YOU IS MORE
  • 00:19:54.383 --> 00:19:56.685
  • THE BLESSING ON YOU IS MOREPOWERFUL THAN ANY BETRAYAL,
  • 00:19:56.685 --> 00:19:57.986
  • POWERFUL THAN ANY BETRAYAL,THAN HOW YOU WERE RAISED,
  • 00:19:57.986 --> 00:19:58.820
  • THAN HOW YOU WERE RAISED,THAN PEOPLE TRYING TO
  • 00:19:58.820 --> 00:20:00.222
  • THAN PEOPLE TRYING TODISCREDIT YOU.
  • 00:20:00.222 --> 00:20:01.757
  • DISCREDIT YOU.QUIT FOCUSING ON WHAT YOU'VE
  • 00:20:01.757 --> 00:20:03.892
  • QUIT FOCUSING ON WHAT YOU'VELOST AND START FOCUSING ON
  • 00:20:03.892 --> 00:20:05.127
  • LOST AND START FOCUSING ONWHAT YOU HAVE LEFT.
  • 00:20:05.127 --> 00:20:06.595
  • WHAT YOU HAVE LEFT.THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOUR
  • 00:20:06.595 --> 00:20:07.296
  • THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOURLIFE.
  • 00:20:07.296 --> 00:20:09.031
  • LIFE.YOU ARE BLESSED IN THE CITY,
  • 00:20:09.031 --> 00:20:10.732
  • YOU ARE BLESSED IN THE CITY,AND BLESSED IN THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:20:10.732 --> 00:20:11.967
  • AND BLESSED IN THE COUNTRY.YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU GO
  • 00:20:11.967 --> 00:20:13.368
  • YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU GOIN AND BLESSED WHEN YOU COME
  • 00:20:13.368 --> 00:20:14.269
  • IN AND BLESSED WHEN YOU COMEOUT.
  • 00:20:14.269 --> 00:20:15.837
  • OUT.THAT MEANS YOU ARE BLESSED
  • 00:20:15.837 --> 00:20:16.772
  • THAT MEANS YOU ARE BLESSEDWHEN THINGS ARE GOING YOUR
  • 00:20:16.772 --> 00:20:18.240
  • WHEN THINGS ARE GOING YOURWAY AND BLESSED WHEN THEY'RE
  • 00:20:18.240 --> 00:20:19.608
  • WAY AND BLESSED WHEN THEY'RENOT GOING YOUR WAY.
  • 00:20:19.608 --> 00:20:20.609
  • NOT GOING YOUR WAY.YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:20:20.609 --> 00:20:21.977
  • YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU'REIN THE PALACE AND YOU'RE
  • 00:20:21.977 --> 00:20:23.011
  • IN THE PALACE AND YOU'RESTILL BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE IN
  • 00:20:23.011 --> 00:20:24.079
  • STILL BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE INTHE PIT.
  • 00:20:24.079 --> 00:20:26.148
  • THE PIT.HERE'S THE KEY, THE BLESSING
  • 00:20:26.148 --> 00:20:28.216
  • HERE'S THE KEY, THE BLESSINGDID NOT COME FROM PEOPLE SO
  • 00:20:28.216 --> 00:20:30.285
  • DID NOT COME FROM PEOPLE SOIT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY BY
  • 00:20:30.285 --> 00:20:32.754
  • IT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY BYPEOPLE.
  • 00:20:32.754 --> 00:20:35.123
  • PEOPLE.IN NUMBERS CHAPTER 22, THIS
  • 00:20:35.123 --> 00:20:36.992
  • IN NUMBERS CHAPTER 22, THISKING WAS TRYING TO PAY A
  • 00:20:36.992 --> 00:20:38.627
  • KING WAS TRYING TO PAY APROPHET TO CURSE THE
  • 00:20:38.627 --> 00:20:39.695
  • PROPHET TO CURSE THEISRAELITES.
  • 00:20:39.695 --> 00:20:41.296
  • ISRAELITES.THREE TIMES THE PROPHET TOLD
  • 00:20:41.296 --> 00:20:43.065
  • THREE TIMES THE PROPHET TOLDTHE KING, "NO MATTER HOW MANY
  • 00:20:43.065 --> 00:20:45.701
  • THE KING, "NO MATTER HOW MANYYOU PAY, I CANNOT CURSE WHAT
  • 00:20:45.701 --> 00:20:47.903
  • YOU PAY, I CANNOT CURSE WHATGOD HAS ALREADY BLESSED."
  • 00:20:47.903 --> 00:20:49.538
  • GOD HAS ALREADY BLESSED."WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND THIS, YOU
  • 00:20:49.538 --> 00:20:51.039
  • WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND THIS, YOUWON'T LIVE UPSET 'CAUSE
  • 00:20:51.039 --> 00:20:52.941
  • WON'T LIVE UPSET 'CAUSESOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT YOU,
  • 00:20:52.941 --> 00:20:54.076
  • SOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT YOU,FRUSTRATED 'CAUSE YOU HAD A
  • 00:20:54.076 --> 00:20:55.844
  • FRUSTRATED 'CAUSE YOU HAD ABAD BREAK, OFFENDED BECAUSE
  • 00:20:55.844 --> 00:20:57.079
  • BAD BREAK, OFFENDED BECAUSETHEY LEFT YOU OUT.
  • 00:20:57.079 --> 00:20:58.947
  • THEY LEFT YOU OUT.YOU KNOW EVERY FORCE THAT'S
  • 00:20:58.947 --> 00:21:00.615
  • YOU KNOW EVERY FORCE THAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU IS
  • 00:21:00.615 --> 00:21:02.150
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU ISPOWERLESS TO CHANGE THE
  • 00:21:02.150 --> 00:21:04.286
  • POWERLESS TO CHANGE THEBLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:21:04.286 --> 00:21:06.521
  • BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.IN THE 1500S, QUEEN ELIZABETH
  • 00:21:06.521 --> 00:21:08.090
  • IN THE 1500S, QUEEN ELIZABETHI WAS BORN.
  • 00:21:08.090 --> 00:21:09.524
  • I WAS BORN.HER FATHER WANTED A BOY SO
  • 00:21:09.524 --> 00:21:11.326
  • HER FATHER WANTED A BOY SOBADLY THAT HE CURSED HER AT
  • 00:21:11.326 --> 00:21:12.294
  • BADLY THAT HE CURSED HER ATBIRTH.
  • 00:21:12.294 --> 00:21:13.328
  • BIRTH.THE POPE DECLARED HER
  • 00:21:13.328 --> 00:21:14.963
  • THE POPE DECLARED HERILLEGITIMATE BECAUSE HER
  • 00:21:14.963 --> 00:21:16.698
  • ILLEGITIMATE BECAUSE HERFATHER HAD BEEN DIVORCED.
  • 00:21:16.698 --> 00:21:18.033
  • FATHER HAD BEEN DIVORCED.HER HALF SISTER FALSELY
  • 00:21:18.033 --> 00:21:19.434
  • HER HALF SISTER FALSELYACCUSED HER AND HAD HER
  • 00:21:19.434 --> 00:21:21.169
  • ACCUSED HER AND HAD HERIMPRISONED IN THE TOWER OF
  • 00:21:21.169 --> 00:21:22.237
  • IMPRISONED IN THE TOWER OFLONDON.
  • 00:21:22.237 --> 00:21:23.939
  • LONDON.ALL THESE PEOPLE CAME AGAINST
  • 00:21:23.939 --> 00:21:26.141
  • ALL THESE PEOPLE CAME AGAINSTHER FROM CHILDHOOD, BUT
  • 00:21:26.141 --> 00:21:27.676
  • HER FROM CHILDHOOD, BUTPEOPLE DON'T DETERMINE YOUR
  • 00:21:27.676 --> 00:21:28.777
  • PEOPLE DON'T DETERMINE YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:21:28.777 --> 00:21:30.078
  • DESTINY.WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT YOU
  • 00:21:30.078 --> 00:21:31.813
  • WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT YOUCANNOT STOP YOUR PURPOSE.
  • 00:21:31.813 --> 00:21:33.615
  • CANNOT STOP YOUR PURPOSE.AND ELIZABETH HAD A ROUGH
  • 00:21:33.615 --> 00:21:35.283
  • AND ELIZABETH HAD A ROUGHSTART, BUT THAT DIDN'T KEEP
  • 00:21:35.283 --> 00:21:37.052
  • START, BUT THAT DIDN'T KEEPHER FROM BECOMING WHO SHE WAS
  • 00:21:37.052 --> 00:21:38.286
  • HER FROM BECOMING WHO SHE WASCALLED TO BE.
  • 00:21:38.286 --> 00:21:39.821
  • CALLED TO BE.SHE WENT ON TO SERVE AS THE
  • 00:21:39.821 --> 00:21:42.290
  • SHE WENT ON TO SERVE AS THEQUEEN FOR 45 YEARS.
  • 00:21:42.290 --> 00:21:43.558
  • QUEEN FOR 45 YEARS.SHE REFORMED THE JUSTICE
  • 00:21:43.558 --> 00:21:45.227
  • SHE REFORMED THE JUSTICESYSTEM TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE
  • 00:21:45.227 --> 00:21:47.362
  • SYSTEM TO MAKE SURE PEOPLERECEIVED A FAIR TRIAL.
  • 00:21:47.362 --> 00:21:48.997
  • RECEIVED A FAIR TRIAL.PERHAPS PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TO
  • 00:21:48.997 --> 00:21:51.166
  • PERHAPS PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TOHOLD YOU BACK, FAMILY HASN'T
  • 00:21:51.166 --> 00:21:52.434
  • HOLD YOU BACK, FAMILY HASN'TSUPPORTED YOU, YOU COULD BE
  • 00:21:52.434 --> 00:21:54.035
  • SUPPORTED YOU, YOU COULD BEDISCOURAGED, SETTLE WHERE YOU
  • 00:21:54.035 --> 00:21:56.304
  • DISCOURAGED, SETTLE WHERE YOUARE, BUT LIKE HER, SHE
  • 00:21:56.304 --> 00:21:58.173
  • ARE, BUT LIKE HER, SHEBLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:21:58.173 --> 00:21:59.875
  • BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO OVERRIDE WHAT'S
  • 00:21:59.875 --> 00:22:01.643
  • GOING TO OVERRIDE WHAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU.
  • 00:22:01.643 --> 00:22:03.512
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU.GOD SAID IN PSALMS, "TOUCH
  • 00:22:03.512 --> 00:22:05.514
  • GOD SAID IN PSALMS, "TOUCHNOT MY ANOINTED."
  • 00:22:05.514 --> 00:22:07.582
  • NOT MY ANOINTED."YOU ARE HIS ANOINTED.
  • 00:22:07.582 --> 00:22:09.751
  • YOU ARE HIS ANOINTED.WHEN PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU,
  • 00:22:09.751 --> 00:22:11.386
  • WHEN PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU,THEY'RE NOT JUST MESSING WITH
  • 00:22:11.386 --> 00:22:13.121
  • THEY'RE NOT JUST MESSING WITHYOU, THEY'RE MESSING WITH THE
  • 00:22:13.121 --> 00:22:14.990
  • YOU, THEY'RE MESSING WITH THEGOD WHO PUT THE BLESSING ON
  • 00:22:14.990 --> 00:22:16.391
  • GOD WHO PUT THE BLESSING ONYOU.
  • 00:22:16.391 --> 00:22:18.293
  • YOU.THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU DON'T
  • 00:22:18.293 --> 00:22:20.195
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU DON'THAVE TO FIGHT THOSE BATTLES.
  • 00:22:20.195 --> 00:22:21.963
  • HAVE TO FIGHT THOSE BATTLES.YOU HAVE A DEFENDER.
  • 00:22:21.963 --> 00:22:23.098
  • YOU HAVE A DEFENDER.DON'T TRY TO DO IT IN YOUR
  • 00:22:23.098 --> 00:22:25.600
  • DON'T TRY TO DO IT IN YOUROWN STRENGTH, STAND STILL AND
  • 00:22:25.600 --> 00:22:27.002
  • OWN STRENGTH, STAND STILL ANDYOU WILL SEE THE DELIVERANCE
  • 00:22:27.002 --> 00:22:28.804
  • YOU WILL SEE THE DELIVERANCEOF THE LORD.
  • 00:22:28.804 --> 00:22:30.906
  • OF THE LORD.I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYONE
  • 00:22:30.906 --> 00:22:32.541
  • I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYONEWHO'S TRIED TO STOP ME,
  • 00:22:32.541 --> 00:22:34.409
  • WHO'S TRIED TO STOP ME,DISCREDIT ME, KEEP ME FROM MY
  • 00:22:34.409 --> 00:22:37.412
  • DISCREDIT ME, KEEP ME FROM MYPURPOSE, CONTINUE TO SUCCEED.
  • 00:22:37.412 --> 00:22:38.980
  • PURPOSE, CONTINUE TO SUCCEED.IT MAY HAVE BEEN A YEAR, FIVE
  • 00:22:38.980 --> 00:22:40.215
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN A YEAR, FIVEYEARS, TEN YEARS BUT
  • 00:22:40.215 --> 00:22:42.417
  • YEARS, TEN YEARS BUTEVENTUALLY THEY FADE OUT AND
  • 00:22:42.417 --> 00:22:43.885
  • EVENTUALLY THEY FADE OUT ANDI'M STILL STANDING.
  • 00:22:43.885 --> 00:22:46.455
  • I'M STILL STANDING.IT'S BECAUSE THE BLESSING IS
  • 00:22:46.455 --> 00:22:49.491
  • IT'S BECAUSE THE BLESSING ISMORE POWERFUL THAN THE CURSE.
  • 00:22:49.491 --> 00:22:51.326
  • MORE POWERFUL THAN THE CURSE.WHATEVER'S COMING AGAINST
  • 00:22:51.326 --> 00:22:52.828
  • WHATEVER'S COMING AGAINSTYOU, WHATEVER PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:22:52.828 --> 00:22:53.995
  • YOU, WHATEVER PEOPLE ARETRYING TO STOP YOU, THEY MAY
  • 00:22:53.995 --> 00:22:56.031
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU, THEY MAYSEEM BIGGER, MORE POWERFUL.
  • 00:22:56.031 --> 00:22:57.599
  • SEEM BIGGER, MORE POWERFUL.THE SICKNESS, THE ADDICTION,
  • 00:22:57.599 --> 00:22:58.934
  • THE SICKNESS, THE ADDICTION,IT CAN BE INTIMIDATING.
  • 00:22:58.934 --> 00:23:00.435
  • IT CAN BE INTIMIDATING.STAY IN PEACE.
  • 00:23:00.435 --> 00:23:02.537
  • STAY IN PEACE.THE BLESSING GOD PUT ON YOU
  • 00:23:02.537 --> 00:23:04.506
  • THE BLESSING GOD PUT ON YOUIS MORE POWERFUL THAN WHAT'S
  • 00:23:04.506 --> 00:23:06.608
  • IS MORE POWERFUL THAN WHAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU.
  • 00:23:06.608 --> 00:23:08.643
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU.IN THE SCRIPTURE, KING SAUL
  • 00:23:08.643 --> 00:23:10.645
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, KING SAULWAS TRYING TO KILL DAVID.
  • 00:23:10.645 --> 00:23:11.913
  • WAS TRYING TO KILL DAVID.DAVID HADN'T DONE ANYTHING
  • 00:23:11.913 --> 00:23:12.514
  • DAVID HADN'T DONE ANYTHINGWRONG.
  • 00:23:12.514 --> 00:23:13.748
  • WRONG.IN FACT, DAVID WAS BEING GOOD
  • 00:23:13.748 --> 00:23:15.183
  • IN FACT, DAVID WAS BEING GOODTO SAUL, BUT SAUL WAS
  • 00:23:15.183 --> 00:23:16.885
  • TO SAUL, BUT SAUL WASJEALOUS, CHASED DAVID THROUGH
  • 00:23:16.885 --> 00:23:18.353
  • JEALOUS, CHASED DAVID THROUGHTHE DESERT, MAKING HIS LIFE
  • 00:23:18.353 --> 00:23:19.321
  • THE DESERT, MAKING HIS LIFEMISERABLE.
  • 00:23:19.321 --> 00:23:21.389
  • MISERABLE.SEVERAL TIMES DAVID HAD THE
  • 00:23:21.389 --> 00:23:23.124
  • SEVERAL TIMES DAVID HAD THEOPPORTUNITY TO TAKE SAUL'S
  • 00:23:23.124 --> 00:23:23.959
  • OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE SAUL'SLIFE.
  • 00:23:23.959 --> 00:23:25.126
  • LIFE.HE SNUCK UP ON HIM WHILE HE
  • 00:23:25.126 --> 00:23:25.961
  • HE SNUCK UP ON HIM WHILE HEWAS SLEEPING.
  • 00:23:25.961 --> 00:23:26.761
  • WAS SLEEPING.HE COULD HAVE ENDED THE
  • 00:23:26.761 --> 00:23:28.663
  • HE COULD HAVE ENDED THECONFLICT, DEFENDED HIMSELF,
  • 00:23:28.663 --> 00:23:30.098
  • CONFLICT, DEFENDED HIMSELF,NOBODY WOULD HAVE BLAMED HIM.
  • 00:23:30.098 --> 00:23:31.533
  • NOBODY WOULD HAVE BLAMED HIM.DAVID WOULDN'T DO IT.
  • 00:23:31.533 --> 00:23:33.034
  • DAVID WOULDN'T DO IT.HE KNEW SAUL HAD BEEN
  • 00:23:33.034 --> 00:23:35.003
  • HE KNEW SAUL HAD BEENANOINTED BY GOD TO BE THE
  • 00:23:35.003 --> 00:23:37.138
  • ANOINTED BY GOD TO BE THEKING AND EVEN THOUGH DAVID
  • 00:23:37.138 --> 00:23:39.107
  • KING AND EVEN THOUGH DAVIDWAS ANOINTED TO REPLACE HIM,
  • 00:23:39.107 --> 00:23:41.343
  • WAS ANOINTED TO REPLACE HIM,HE STILL WOULDN'T HARM SAUL.
  • 00:23:41.343 --> 00:23:43.645
  • HE STILL WOULDN'T HARM SAUL.HE UNDERSTOOD YOU DON'T TOUCH
  • 00:23:43.645 --> 00:23:45.046
  • HE UNDERSTOOD YOU DON'T TOUCHGOD'S ANOINTED.
  • 00:23:45.046 --> 00:23:46.581
  • GOD'S ANOINTED.YOU DON'T COME AGAINST WHAT
  • 00:23:46.581 --> 00:23:48.550
  • YOU DON'T COME AGAINST WHATGOD HAS BLESSED.
  • 00:23:48.550 --> 00:23:50.151
  • GOD HAS BLESSED.WHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION,
  • 00:23:50.151 --> 00:23:51.920
  • WHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION,PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU, YOU
  • 00:23:51.920 --> 00:23:53.488
  • PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU, YOUDON'T HAVE TO GET UPSET, TRY
  • 00:23:53.488 --> 00:23:54.656
  • DON'T HAVE TO GET UPSET, TRYTO PAY THEM BACK.
  • 00:23:54.656 --> 00:23:56.791
  • TO PAY THEM BACK.YOU CAN STAY IN PEACE KNOWING
  • 00:23:56.791 --> 00:23:57.893
  • YOU CAN STAY IN PEACE KNOWINGTHAT WHEN THEY COME AGAINST
  • 00:23:57.893 --> 00:23:59.895
  • THAT WHEN THEY COME AGAINSTYOU, THEY ARE TOUCHING GOD'S
  • 00:23:59.895 --> 00:24:00.862
  • YOU, THEY ARE TOUCHING GOD'SANOINTED.
  • 00:24:00.862 --> 00:24:02.163
  • ANOINTED.THAT MEANS IT'S NOT YOUR
  • 00:24:02.163 --> 00:24:03.665
  • THAT MEANS IT'S NOT YOURBATTLE, THE BATTLE IS THE
  • 00:24:03.665 --> 00:24:04.432
  • BATTLE, THE BATTLE IS THELORD'S.
  • 00:24:04.432 --> 00:24:05.867
  • LORD'S.HE'S YOUR DEFENDER.
  • 00:24:05.867 --> 00:24:07.769
  • HE'S YOUR DEFENDER.HE'S YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:24:07.769 --> 00:24:09.137
  • HE'S YOUR VINDICATOR.YOU'RE LIKE JOSEPH AT TIMES,
  • 00:24:09.137 --> 00:24:10.939
  • YOU'RE LIKE JOSEPH AT TIMES,WE'LL GET THROWN INTO A PIT,
  • 00:24:10.939 --> 00:24:12.874
  • WE'LL GET THROWN INTO A PIT,SOMEBODY MAY BETRAY YOU, BUT
  • 00:24:12.874 --> 00:24:14.543
  • SOMEBODY MAY BETRAY YOU, BUTTHEY CANNOT KEEP THE BLESSING
  • 00:24:14.543 --> 00:24:15.343
  • THEY CANNOT KEEP THE BLESSINGDOWN.
  • 00:24:15.343 --> 00:24:17.045
  • DOWN.THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM, GOD'S
  • 00:24:17.045 --> 00:24:18.580
  • THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM, GOD'SGOING TO TURN IT FOR GOOD.
  • 00:24:18.580 --> 00:24:20.081
  • GOING TO TURN IT FOR GOOD.KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS BACK,
  • 00:24:20.081 --> 00:24:21.149
  • KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS BACK,LIVE WITH CONFIDENCE.
  • 00:24:21.149 --> 00:24:22.717
  • LIVE WITH CONFIDENCE.YOU HAVE AN ADVANTAGE, THE
  • 00:24:22.717 --> 00:24:24.185
  • YOU HAVE AN ADVANTAGE, THEBLESSING IS ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:24:24.185 --> 00:24:26.521
  • BLESSING IS ON YOUR LIFE.AND I BELIEVE AND DECLARE
  • 00:24:26.521 --> 00:24:27.989
  • AND I BELIEVE AND DECLARETHIS BLESSING IS GOING TO
  • 00:24:27.989 --> 00:24:29.424
  • THIS BLESSING IS GOING TOTAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU'VE
  • 00:24:29.424 --> 00:24:30.392
  • TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU'VEIMAGINED.
  • 00:24:30.392 --> 00:24:31.993
  • IMAGINED.YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE FAR-OUT
  • 00:24:31.993 --> 00:24:33.662
  • YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE FAR-OUTOPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUT
  • 00:24:33.662 --> 00:24:36.197
  • OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUTPROMOTION, FAR-OUT FAVOR, THE
  • 00:24:36.197 --> 00:24:38.400
  • PROMOTION, FAR-OUT FAVOR, THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY IN
  • 00:24:38.400 --> 00:24:39.768
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY INJESUS'S NAME.
  • 00:24:39.768 --> 00:24:41.002
  • JESUS'S NAME.AND IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CAN
  • 00:24:41.002 --> 00:24:42.804
  • I'D LIKE GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:24:44.973 --> 00:24:46.775
  • I'D LIKE GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THE
  • 00:24:46.775 --> 00:24:47.576
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THELORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:24:47.576 --> 00:24:49.578
  • LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:24:49.578 --> 00:24:52.147
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:24:52.147 --> 00:24:54.482
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:24:54.482 --> 00:24:56.284
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:24:56.284 --> 00:24:57.519
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD
  • 00:24:57.519 --> 00:24:59.387
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORDAND SAVIOR."
  • 00:24:59.387 --> 00:25:00.155
  • AND SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:00.155 --> 00:25:01.590
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOT
  • 00:25:01.590 --> 00:25:03.024
  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:03.024 --> 00:25:03.758
  • BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
  • 00:25:03.758 --> 00:25:05.126
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH AND KEEP GOD
  • 00:25:05.126 --> 00:25:06.628
  • CHURCH AND KEEP GODFIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:06.628 --> 00:25:07.362
  • FIRST PLACE.VICTORIA AND I WILL BE
  • 00:25:07.362 --> 00:25:08.396
  • VICTORIA AND I WILL BERIGHT BACK TO SPEAK
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  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR
  • 00:25:11.066 --> 00:25:12.667
  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FORYOUR SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY
  • 00:25:12.667 --> 00:25:13.702
  • YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRYTHIS MONTH, JOEL AND VICTORIA
  • 00:25:13.702 --> 00:25:15.737
  • THIS MONTH, JOEL AND VICTORIAWOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY
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  • RESOURCE, "THE ABUNDANCE
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  • RESOURCE, "THE ABUNDANCEMIND SET".
  • 00:25:19.908 --> 00:25:21.776
  • YOU TO EXPAND THE VISION YOU
  • 00:25:23.078 --> 00:25:24.579
  • YOU TO EXPAND THE VISION YOUHAVE FOR YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:24.579 --> 00:25:26.681
  • HAVE FOR YOUR LIFE.DON'T LIMIT GOD. SEE YOURSELF
  • 00:25:26.681 --> 00:25:28.750
  • DON'T LIMIT GOD. SEE YOURSELFRISING HIGHER, OVERCOMING
  • 00:25:28.750 --> 00:25:30.385
  • RISING HIGHER, OVERCOMINGOBSTACLES AND LIVING OUT
  • 00:25:30.385 --> 00:25:32.053
  • OBSTACLES AND LIVING OUTYOUR DREAMS.
  • 00:25:32.053 --> 00:25:32.621
  • YOUR DREAMS.> VICTORIA: YOU WERE CREATED
  • 00:25:32.621 --> 00:25:33.888
  • > VICTORIA: YOU WERE CREATEDTO LIVE AN ABUNDANT LIFE
  • 00:25:33.888 --> 00:25:35.423
  • TO LIVE AN ABUNDANT LIFEFILLED WITH FAVOR, INFLUENCE,
  • 00:25:35.423 --> 00:25:36.958
  • FILLED WITH FAVOR, INFLUENCE,AND RESOURCES. YOU MAY HAVE
  • 00:25:36.958 --> 00:25:38.259
  • AND RESOURCES. YOU MAY HAVEAREAS YOU'RE STRUGGLING IN
  • 00:25:38.259 --> 00:25:40.228
  • AREAS YOU'RE STRUGGLING INBUT THAT'S NOT YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:25:40.228 --> 00:25:41.863
  • BUT THAT'S NOT YOUR DESTINY.WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE FOR YOU
  • 00:25:41.863 --> 00:25:43.965
  • WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE FOR YOUWILL EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
  • 00:25:43.965 --> 00:25:44.633
  • WILL EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS.> JOEL: GOD IS GOING TO TAKE
  • 00:25:44.633 --> 00:25:45.734
  • > JOEL: GOD IS GOING TO TAKEYOU WHERE YOU COULDN'T GO ON
  • 00:25:45.734 --> 00:25:47.469
  • YOU WHERE YOU COULDN'T GO ONYOUR OWN. REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.
  • 00:25:47.469 --> 00:25:48.737
  • YOUR OWN. REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.IT WILL HELP YOU LIVE THE
  • 00:25:48.737 --> 00:25:50.338
  • IT WILL HELP YOU LIVE THEABUNDANT LIFE THAT BELONGS
  • 00:25:50.338 --> 00:25:52.240
  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPY
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  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPYOF "THE ABUNDANCE MIND SET"
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  • OF "THE ABUNDANCE MIND SET"TODAY AT JOELOSTEEN.COM OR
  • 00:25:56.478 --> 00:26:01.816
  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT IS
  • 00:26:02.517 --> 00:26:03.752
  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT ISMAKING A DIFFERENCE. THANK
  • 00:26:03.752 --> 00:26:04.753
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE. THANKYOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR
  • 00:26:04.753 --> 00:26:05.920
  • YOU SO MUCH FOR YOURGENEROSITY. IT'S LETTING THE
  • 00:26:05.920 --> 00:26:07.455
  • GENEROSITY. IT'S LETTING THEMESSAGE OF HOPE GO AROUND THE
  • 00:26:07.455 --> 00:26:09.057
  • MESSAGE OF HOPE GO AROUND THEWORLD. BECAUSE OF YOU, WE'RE
  • 00:26:09.057 --> 00:26:10.558
  • WORLD. BECAUSE OF YOU, WE'REABLE TO HELP OUR FIRST
  • 00:26:10.558 --> 00:26:11.860
  • ABLE TO HELP OUR FIRSTRESPONDERS, MEDICAL
  • 00:26:11.860 --> 00:26:13.695
  • RESPONDERS, MEDICALPROFESSIONALS PROVIDING THEM
  • 00:26:13.695 --> 00:26:15.063
  • PROFESSIONALS PROVIDING THEMFOOD AND THE MASKS THAT THEY
  • 00:26:15.063 --> 00:26:16.398
  • FOOD AND THE MASKS THAT THEYNEED. OUR BOXES OF HOPE GO OUT
  • 00:26:16.398 --> 00:26:19.234
  • NEED. OUR BOXES OF HOPE GO OUTTO THE MEDICALLY FRAGILE AND
  • 00:26:19.234 --> 00:26:20.402
  • TO THE MEDICALLY FRAGILE ANDELDERLY AND THOSE THAT HAVE
  • 00:26:20.402 --> 00:26:22.137
  • ELDERLY AND THOSE THAT HAVELOST THEIR JOBS.
  • 00:26:22.137 --> 00:26:23.438
  • LOST THEIR JOBS.WE CONTINUE TO HOLD BLOOD DRIVES
  • 00:26:23.438 --> 00:26:24.906
  • WE CONTINUE TO HOLD BLOOD DRIVESHERE AT LAKEWOOD. JUST HELPING
  • 00:26:24.906 --> 00:26:26.775
  • HERE AT LAKEWOOD. JUST HELPINGOUR COMMUNITY AND OUR WORLD IN
  • 00:26:26.775 --> 00:26:28.109
  • OUR COMMUNITY AND OUR WORLD INANY WAY THAT WE CAN.
  • 00:26:28.109 --> 00:26:29.477
  • ANY WAY THAT WE CAN.AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR
  • 00:26:29.477 --> 00:26:30.979
  • AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OURCHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERS FOR
  • 00:26:30.979 --> 00:26:32.514
  • CHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERS FORALL YOU DO TO MAKE THE MINISTRY
  • 00:26:32.514 --> 00:26:34.549
  • ALL YOU DO TO MAKE THE MINISTRYPOSSIBLE. KNOW THAT WE PRAY FOR
  • 00:26:34.549 --> 00:26:36.317
  • POSSIBLE. KNOW THAT WE PRAY FORYOU EVERY DAY. WE BELIEVE YOU'RE
  • 00:26:36.317 --> 00:26:37.585
  • YOU EVERY DAY. WE BELIEVE YOU'REGOING TO HAVE A GREAT SUMMER;
  • 00:26:37.585 --> 00:26:38.887
  • GOING TO HAVE A GREAT SUMMER;THAT GOD IS TAKING YOU FROM
  • 00:26:38.887 --> 00:26:40.388
  • THAT GOD IS TAKING YOU FROMGLORY TO GLORY.
  • 00:26:40.388 --> 00:26:41.690
  • GLORY TO GLORY.REMEMBER, THE ECONOMY IS NOT
  • 00:26:41.690 --> 00:26:43.525
  • REMEMBER, THE ECONOMY IS NOTOUR SOURCE; GOD IS OUR SOURCE.
  • 00:26:43.525 --> 00:26:44.893
  • OUR SOURCE; GOD IS OUR SOURCE.HE HAS YOU IN THE PALM OF HIS
  • 00:26:44.893 --> 00:26:46.661
  • HE HAS YOU IN THE PALM OF HISHAND. LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:26:46.661 --> 00:26:47.962
  • HAND. LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.LORD, WE DO LIFT UP ALL OF OUR
  • 00:26:47.962 --> 00:26:50.465
  • LORD, WE DO LIFT UP ALL OF OURFRIENDS, OUR PARTNERS. LORD,
  • 00:26:50.465 --> 00:26:51.566
  • FRIENDS, OUR PARTNERS. LORD,I THANK YOU RIGHT NOW YOU'RE
  • 00:26:51.566 --> 00:26:52.534
  • I THANK YOU RIGHT NOW YOU'REAT WORK IN THEIR LIVES, FIGHTING
  • 00:26:52.534 --> 00:26:54.002
  • AT WORK IN THEIR LIVES, FIGHTINGTHEIR BATTLES, MAKING THEIR
  • 00:26:54.002 --> 00:26:55.203
  • THEIR BATTLES, MAKING THEIRCROOKED PLACES STRAIGHT.
  • 00:26:55.203 --> 00:26:56.671
  • CROOKED PLACES STRAIGHT.LORD, HEAL THE SICK BODIES.
  • 00:26:56.671 --> 00:26:58.173
  • LORD, HEAL THE SICK BODIES.RESTORE RELATIONSHIPS.
  • 00:26:58.173 --> 00:26:59.674
  • RESTORE RELATIONSHIPS.GIVE THEM OPPORTUNITIES.
  • 00:26:59.674 --> 00:27:00.875
  • GIVE THEM OPPORTUNITIES.TAKE THEM WHERE THEY COULDN'T
  • 00:27:00.875 --> 00:27:02.477
  • TAKE THEM WHERE THEY COULDN'TGO ON THEIR OWN.
  • 00:27:02.477 --> 00:27:03.378
  • GO ON THEIR OWN.I PRAY IT, IT BELIEVE IT,
  • 00:27:03.378 --> 00:27:05.080
  • I PRAY IT, IT BELIEVE IT,IN THE NAME OF JESUS.
  • 00:27:05.080 --> 00:27:05.947
  • IN THE NAME OF JESUS.REMEMBER, YOU'RE NOT AVERAGE.
  • 00:27:05.947 --> 00:27:07.115
  • REMEMBER, YOU'RE NOT AVERAGE.YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE.
  • 00:27:07.115 --> 00:27:08.049
  • YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE.YOU'RE A CHILD OF THE MOST
  • 00:27:08.049 --> 00:27:09.784
  • YOU'RE A CHILD OF THE MOSTHIGH GOD.
  • 00:27:09.784 --> 00:27:10.085
  • .
  • 00:27:10.652 --> 00:27:11.386
  • .>ANNCR: STAY CONNECTED AND
  • 00:27:11.386 --> 00:27:12.887
  • >ANNCR: STAY CONNECTED ANDRECEIVE DAILY INSPIRATION BY
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  • RECEIVE DAILY INSPIRATION BYFOLLOWING JOEL OSTEEN ON
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