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A Restoration Mentality

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May 6, 2019
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Joel Osteen

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A Restoration Mentality

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  • WELL, GOD BLESS YOU!
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  • IT'S ALWAYS A JOY TO COME INTO
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  • YOUR HOMES.
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  • AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA,
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  • I HOPE YOU'LL STOP BY AND BE A
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  • PART OF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOU
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  • FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • BUT THANKS SO MUCH FOR TUNING IN
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  • AND THANK YOU AGAIN FOR COMING
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  • OUT.
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  • I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHING
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  • FUNNY AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS
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  • ELDERLY COUPLE.
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  • THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR OVER
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  • 60 YEARS.
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  • THEY WERE AT A CHURCH FELLOWSHIP
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  • AND SOMEONE ASKED THEM THE
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  • SECRET OF THEIR SUCCESS.
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  • THE MAN TOLD HOW HE ALWAYS
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  • TREATED HIS WIFE WITH RESPECT
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  • AND HE TOOK HER ON TRIPS ALL
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  • OVER THE WORLD.
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  • HE SAID, "IN FACT, FOR OUR 25TH
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  • WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, I TOOK HER
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  • TO BEIJING, CHINA."
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  • EVERYONE POLITELY APPLAUDED.
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  • THEN SOMEONE SPOKE UP AND SAID,
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  • "WHAT'D YOU DO FOR YOUR 50TH
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  • WEDDING ANNIVERSARY?"
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  • HE SAID, "I WENT BACK AND PICKED
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  • HER UP."
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  • (LAUGHTER)
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  • HOLD UP YOUR BIBLE.
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.
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  • THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IS SAYS HAVE.
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORD
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  • OF GOD.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS:
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  • MY MIND IS ALERT.
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  • MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.
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  • IN JESUS' NAME.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • .
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • ABOUT HAVING A RESTORATION
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  • MENTALITY.
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  • IN LIFE, WE ALL EXPERIENCE TIMES
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  • OF LOSS; SITUATIONS WHERE IT
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  • FEELS LIKE SOMETHING WAS TAKEN
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  • FROM US.
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  • SOMETIMES, IT'S BECAUSE OF OTHER
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  • PEOPLE'S CHOICES.
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  • A FRIEND DOES US WRONG.
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  • A SPOUSE WALKS OUT OF A
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  • RELATIONSHIP.
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  • OTHER TIMES IT'S BECAUSE OF OUR
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  • OWN CHOICES.
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  • MAYBE WE GET INVOLVED WITH THE
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  • WRONG CROWD, DEVELOP BAD HABITS.
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  • WE END UP WITH BROKEN DREAMS.
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  • WE HEAR THAT VOICE TELLING US
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  • AGAIN AND AGAIN, "IT'S YOUR
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  • FAULT; YOU BLEW IT; TOO BAD;
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  • THIS IS AS GOOD AS ITS EVER
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  • GOING TO BE."
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  • MANY PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH
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  • REGRETS; THINKING ABOUT WHAT
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  • THEY SHOULD HAVE DONE.
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  • "IF I'D JUST SPENT MORE TIME
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  • RAISING MY CHILDREN."
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  • "IF I'D JUST BEEN MORE
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  • DISCIPLINED AND NOT HUNG AROUND
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  • THOSE PEOPLE."
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  • OR "IF I'D JUST STAYED IN
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  • SCHOOL, WHERE WOULD I BE TODAY?"
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  • THEY DON'T REALIZE THAT DEFEATED
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  • MINDSET IS KEEPING THEM FROM
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  • GOD'S BEST.
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  • THEN THERE ARE TIMES IT'S NOT
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  • SOMEBODY ELSE'S FAULT, IT'S NOT
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  • OUR OWN FAULT, IT'S JUST LIFE.
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  • YOU'RE A GOOD PERSON.
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  • YOU'RE HONORING GOD AND ALL OF A
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  • SUDDEN, YOU'RE FACING AN
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  • ILLNESS.
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  • IT CAUGHT YOU TOTALLY OFF GUARD.
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  • YOU LOST YOUR HEALTH.
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  • OR MAYBE YOU'RE BEING YOUR BEST
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  • EACH DAY.
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  • YOU'RE GOING TO WORK, GIVING IT
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  • YOUR ALL.
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  • BUT BUSINESS STARTS TO SLOW
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  • DOWN.
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  • YOU HAD MORE THAN ENOUGH AT ONE
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  • TIME.
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  • NOW YOU'RE STRUGGLING TO GET BY.
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  • WHEN WE ENCOUNTER LOSS, IT'S
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  • EASY TO GET DISCOURAGED, TO
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  • SETTLE WHERE WE ARE, AND TO NOT
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  • EXPECT ANYTHING BETTER.
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  • BUT THE GOOD NEWS IS OUR GOD IS
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  • A GOD OF RESTORATION.
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  • HE NEVER SAID WE WOULDN'T HAVE
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  • UNFAIR SITUATIONS.
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  • HE NEVER PROMISED WE WOULDN'T
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  • EXPERIENCE LOSS.
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  • BUT HE DID PROMISE IF WE WOULD
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  • STAY IN FAITH, HE WOULD RESTORE
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  • EVERYTHING THAT WAS STOLEN.
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  • WHEN GOD RESTORES, HE DOESN'T
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  • BRING YOU OUT THE SAME, HE MAKES
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  • THE ENEMY PAY FOR BRINGING THE
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  • TROUBLE INTO YOUR LIFE.
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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • GOD IS SO MERCIFUL, WHETHER IT
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  • WAS YOUR FAULT, SOMEBODY ELSE'S
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  • FAULT, OR JUST LIFE IN GENERAL.
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  • HE SAYS HE'S NOT ONLY GOING TO
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  • BRING YOU OUT, HE'S GOING TO
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  • BRING YOU OUT BETTER OFF THAN
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  • YOU WERE BEFORE.
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  • GET THAT DOWN IN YOUR SPIRIT.
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  • YOU MAY HAVE MADE MISTAKES, YOU
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  • BROUGHT THE TROUBLE ON YOURSELF.
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  • BUT GOD'S MERCY IS BIGGER THAN
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  • ANY MISTAKE THAT YOU'VE MADE.
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  • DON'T SETTLE THERE.
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  • HAVE A RESTORATION MENTALITY.
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  • GOD'S NOT ONLY GOING TO BRING
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  • YOU OUT, HE'S GOING TO BRING YOU
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  • OUT BETTER.
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  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, IF SOMEONE
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  • STOLE AN OX, THEY HAD TO PAY
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  • THAT PERSON BACK WITH FIVE OXEN.
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  • IF THEY STOLE A SHEEP, THEY HAD
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  • TO PAY THEM BACK WITH FOUR
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  • SHEEP.
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  • ANOTHER PLACE, THEY HAD TO REPAY
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  • SEVEN TIMES.
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  • IN ISAIAH, GOD SAID, "HE WOULD
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  • PAY US BACK DOUBLE FOR THE
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  • UNFAIR SITUATIONS."
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  • NOTICE THE PRINCIPLE, GOD NEVER
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  • BRINGS US OUT THE SAME.
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  • IF WE SAY WE'RE GOING TO RESTORE
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  • THIS OLD CAR, THAT MEANS WE'RE
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  • GOING TO BRING IT BACK TO THE
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  • ORIGINAL CONDITION.
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  • WE'RE GOING TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE
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  • IT DID WHEN IT WAS BRAND NEW.
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  • BUT THAT IS NOT HOW GOD DEFINES
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  • RESTORATION.
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  • HIS IDEA OF "RESTORE"
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  • IS TO INCREASE, TO IMPROVE, TO
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  • PROMOTE, TO MAKE BETTER.
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  • NOW, YOU MAY HAVE GONE THROUGH A
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  • LOSS, SOMEBODY DID YOU WRONG.
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  • OR MAYBE IT AS YOUR FAULT.
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  • YOU MADE POOR CHOICES.
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  • THE ENEMY WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO
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  • SIT AROUND YOUR WHOLE LIFE AND
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  • LISTEN TO HIS LIES.
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  • IT'S NEVER GOING TO CHANGE.
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  • IT'S BEEN THIS WAY TOO LONG.
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  • IT'S YOUR FAULT, JUST SETTLE
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  • WHERE YOU ARE.
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  • SHAKE OFF THAT DOUBT.
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  • SHAKE OFF THAT SELF-PITY.
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  • YOU MAY HAVE SUFFERED A LOSS,
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  • BUT YOUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE,
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  • "I KNOW MY GOD IS A GOD OF
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  • RESTORATION AND I'M NOT ONLY
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  • COMING OUT, I'M COMING OUT
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  • STRONGER.
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  • I'M COMING OUT PROMOTED.
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  • I'M COMING OUT INCREASED.
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  • BETTER OFF THAN I WAS BEFORE."
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  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO SEE GOD
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  • RESTORE, YOU HAVE TO HAVE THIS
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  • RESTORATION MENTALITY.
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  • THAT MEANS YOU'RE NOT SITTING
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  • AROUND NURSING YOUR WOUNDS,
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  • THINKING ABOUT WHAT YOU LOST,
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  • AND HOW MANY BAD BREAKS YOU'VE
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  • HAD.
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  • NO, YOU'VE GOT A SMILE ON YOUR
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  • FACE, A SPRING IN YOUR STEP.
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  • YOU'RE EXPECTING THINGS TO
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  • CHANGE IN YOUR FAVOR.
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  • SOMEBODY MAY HAVE DONE YOU
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  • WRONG, WALKED OUT OF A
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  • RELATIONSHIP, BUT YOU'RE
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  • EXPECTING TO MEET SOMEBODY
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  • BETTER.
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  • THE LOAN MAY NOT HAVE GONE
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  • THROUGH; DIDN'T QUALIFY FOR THE
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  • NEW HOUSE.
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  • BUT YOU'RE EXPECTING A NEW DOOR,
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  • YOU'RE EXPECTING A BETTER DEAL.
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  • THE MEDICAL REPORT DOESN'T LOOK
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  • GOOD.
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  • BUT YOU'VE GOT ANOTHER REPORT.
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  • YOU'RE EXPECTING TO GET WELL.
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  • YOU'RE EXPECTING YOUR CHILD TO
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  • STRAIGHTEN UP.
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  • YOU'RE EXPECTING TO HAVE A
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  • BLESSED, PROSPEROUS YEAR.
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  • AND FOR EVERYTHING THAT YOU'VE
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  • LOST, EVERY PERSON THAT DID YOU
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  • WRONG, EVERY UNFAIR SITUATION,
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  • EVERY SICKNESS YOU HAD TO
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  • ENDURE, GOD IS SAYING, "THAT IS
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  • NOT THE END. IT IS NOT OVER.
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  • I STILL HAVE SOMETHING AMAZING
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  • IN YOUR FUTURE."
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  • IF YOU WILL HAVE THE RIGHT
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  • ATTITUDE, GOD WILL TAKE THE LOSS
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  • AND USE IT TO PROMOTE YOU.
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  • GOD WILL USE THE PERSON THAT DID
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  • YOU WRONG TO TAKE YOU TO A NEW
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  • LEVEL.
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  • GOD CAN EVEN USE THE MISTAKE YOU
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  • MADE.
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  • YOU BROUGHT THE TROUBLE ON
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  • YOURSELF BUT GOD IS SO MERCIFUL,
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  • HE'S GOING TO MAKE THE ENEMY
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  • PAY.
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  • HE CAN USE THAT MISTAKE TO TAKE
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  • YOU HIGHER THAN IF YOU HAD NOT
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  • HAVE MADE IT.
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  • NOW DO YOUR PART AND GET YOUR
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  • HOPES UP.
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  • QUIT RELIVING ALL YOUR
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  • DISAPPOINTMENTS.
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  • QUIT TELLING YOUR FRIENDS HOW
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  • IT'S NEVER GOING TO WORK OUT.
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  • HOW YOU SHOULD JUST SETTLE WHERE
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  • YOU ARE.
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  • NO, SHAKE THAT OFF AND HAVE THIS
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  • RESTORATION MENTALITY.
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  • I KNOW THIS COUPLE.
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  • THEY WERE LIVING A VERY BLESSED
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  • LIFE, VERY SUCCESSFUL.
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  • EVERYTHING WAS GOING GREAT.
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  • THEN THE PERFECT STORM HIT.
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  • THE BUSINESS WENT DOWN.
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  • THE LADY HAD SOME HEALTH ISSUES.
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  • ONE OF THEIR IN-LAWS SUDDENLY
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  • DIED.
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  • ONE BAD THING AFTER ANOTHER.
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  • LONG STORY SHORT, THEY ENDED UP
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  • LOSING THEIR HOUSE.
  • 00:06:49.090 --> 00:06:50.200
  • IT WAS FORECLOSED ON AND THEY
  • 00:06:50.200 --> 00:06:51.250
  • WERE SO DISCOURAGED.
  • 00:06:51.250 --> 00:06:54.040
  • THEY WERE HAVING TO LIVE WITH
  • 00:06:54.040 --> 00:06:55.190
  • SOME FRIENDS.
  • 00:06:55.190 --> 00:06:56.120
  • THE LADY HAD BEEN IN THE
  • 00:06:56.120 --> 00:06:57.130
  • HOSPITAL FOR SEVERAL WEEKS WHEN
  • 00:06:57.130 --> 00:06:59.000
  • I SAW HER.
  • 00:06:59.000 --> 00:06:59.210
  • SHE SAID, "JOEL, THEY SAY
  • 00:06:59.210 --> 00:07:00.170
  • THERE'S LIGHT AT THE END OF THE
  • 00:07:00.170 --> 00:07:01.180
  • TUNNEL, BUT WE CAN'T EVEN SEE
  • 00:07:01.180 --> 00:07:02.160
  • THE TUNNEL.
  • 00:07:02.160 --> 00:07:04.010
  • WE DON'T SEE HOW THIS IS EVER
  • 00:07:04.010 --> 00:07:05.050
  • GOING TO WORK OUT."
  • 00:07:05.050 --> 00:07:06.170
  • I TOLD THEM WHAT I'M TELLING
  • 00:07:06.170 --> 00:07:07.180
  • YOU.
  • 00:07:07.180 --> 00:07:08.220
  • OUR GOD IS A GOD OF RESTORATION.
  • 00:07:08.220 --> 00:07:10.030
  • NOTHING YOU'RE FACING IS A
  • 00:07:10.030 --> 00:07:12.090
  • SURPRISE.
  • 00:07:12.090 --> 00:07:13.120
  • HE HAD THE SOLUTION BEFORE YOU
  • 00:07:13.120 --> 00:07:14.120
  • HAD THE PROBLEM.
  • 00:07:14.120 --> 00:07:15.270
  • HE WANTS TO BRING YOU OUT
  • 00:07:15.270 --> 00:07:17.040
  • BETTER.
  • 00:07:17.040 --> 00:07:18.050
  • THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN HAPPY TO
  • 00:07:18.050 --> 00:07:19.120
  • COME OUT LIKE THEY WERE BEFORE.
  • 00:07:19.120 --> 00:07:20.270
  • TO HAVE HER HEALTH BACK.
  • 00:07:20.270 --> 00:07:22.150
  • TO HAVE A PLACE TO LIVE.
  • 00:07:22.150 --> 00:07:24.000
  • TO HAVE MONEY TO PAY THEIR
  • 00:07:24.000 --> 00:07:24.290
  • BILLS.
  • 00:07:24.290 --> 00:07:26.090
  • I SAID, "THAT'S GREAT, BUT
  • 00:07:26.090 --> 00:07:27.130
  • THAT'S NOT HOW GOD WORKS.
  • 00:07:27.130 --> 00:07:29.070
  • HE DOESN'T BRING YOU OUT THE
  • 00:07:29.070 --> 00:07:30.060
  • SAME. HE NEVER RESTORES YOU
  • 00:07:30.060 --> 00:07:31.190
  • BACK TO THE ORIGINAL CONDITION,
  • 00:07:31.190 --> 00:07:34.060
  • HE BRINGS YOU OUT BETTER."
  • 00:07:34.060 --> 00:07:36.040
  • AND AT FIRST, THEY COULDN'T
  • 00:07:36.040 --> 00:07:37.050
  • REALLY RECEIVE THIS.
  • 00:07:37.050 --> 00:07:39.000
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "THE PEOPLE
  • 00:07:39.000 --> 00:07:40.190
  • HAD BECOME TOO DISCOURAGED TO
  • 00:07:40.190 --> 00:07:42.100
  • BELIEVE."
  • 00:07:42.100 --> 00:07:44.160
  • AND IF YOU'RE NOT CAREFUL, YOU
  • 00:07:44.160 --> 00:07:45.090
  • CAN LET NEGATIVE THOUGHTS PLAY
  • 00:07:45.090 --> 00:07:47.030
  • IN YOUR MIND SO LONG THAT THEY
  • 00:07:47.030 --> 00:07:48.040
  • BECOME INGRAINED IN YOUR
  • 00:07:48.040 --> 00:07:49.160
  • THINKING.
  • 00:07:49.160 --> 00:07:51.140
  • AND YOU BECOME TOO DISCOURAGED
  • 00:07:51.140 --> 00:07:52.130
  • TO BELIEVE.
  • 00:07:52.130 --> 00:07:54.020
  • WHEN I TELL YOU, "GOD WANTS TO
  • 00:07:54.020 --> 00:07:55.040
  • BRING YOU OUT BETTER".
  • 00:07:55.040 --> 00:07:57.100
  • IN YOUR SPIRIT, DOWN IN HERE,
  • 00:07:57.100 --> 00:07:59.180
  • SOMETHING COMES ALIVE.
  • 00:07:59.180 --> 00:08:01.070
  • SOMETHING SAYS, "YES, THIS IS
  • 00:08:01.070 --> 00:08:02.130
  • FOR ME. I HAVE NOT SEEN MY BEST
  • 00:08:02.130 --> 00:08:04.200
  • DAYS. GOD HAS GREATER THINGS IN
  • 00:08:04.200 --> 00:08:06.240
  • MY FUTURE."
  • 00:08:06.240 --> 00:08:08.170
  • YOUR SPIRIT WILL RECEIVE IT.
  • 00:08:08.170 --> 00:08:10.150
  • THAT'S WHERE GOD LIVES.
  • 00:08:10.150 --> 00:08:11.190
  • BUT MANY TIMES, OUR MIND WILL
  • 00:08:11.190 --> 00:08:12.260
  • TRY TO TALK US OUT OF IT.
  • 00:08:12.260 --> 00:08:15.100
  • "THIS IS NOT FOR YOU TODAY.
  • 00:08:15.100 --> 00:08:16.280
  • YOU NEVER GET ANY GOOD BREAKS.
  • 00:08:16.280 --> 00:08:18.120
  • YOU'LL NEVER BE HEALTHY.
  • 00:08:18.120 --> 00:08:20.100
  • YOU'LL NEVER BE SUCCESSFUL."
  • 00:08:20.100 --> 00:08:21.150
  • NO, DO YOURSELF A FAVOR.
  • 00:08:21.150 --> 00:08:23.040
  • AT LEAST TEMPORARILY, TURN YOUR
  • 00:08:23.040 --> 00:08:24.190
  • MIND OFF AND RECEIVE WHAT GOD IS
  • 00:08:24.190 --> 00:08:26.040
  • SAYING.
  • 00:08:26.040 --> 00:08:28.170
  • YOU MAY HAVE GONE THROUGH A
  • 00:08:28.170 --> 00:08:30.020
  • LOSS, BUT GOD IS GOING TO BRING
  • 00:08:30.020 --> 00:08:31.240
  • YOU OUT BETTER, PROMOTED,
  • 00:08:31.240 --> 00:08:33.290
  • INCREASED, HEALTHIER, STRONGER,
  • 00:08:33.290 --> 00:08:36.110
  • WISER THAN YOU WERE BEFORE.
  • 00:08:36.110 --> 00:08:38.090
  • RECEIVE IT BY FAITH.
  • 00:08:38.090 --> 00:08:40.260
  • I FINALLY CONVINCED THIS COUPLE
  • 00:08:40.260 --> 00:08:42.170
  • TO GET IN AGREEMENT WITH GOD AND
  • 00:08:42.170 --> 00:08:43.260
  • START EXPECTING THINGS TO TURN
  • 00:08:43.260 --> 00:08:45.120
  • AROUND.
  • 00:08:45.120 --> 00:08:46.160
  • AND IT DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT.
  • 00:08:46.160 --> 00:08:47.150
  • BUT ABOUT THREE YEARS LATER, I
  • 00:08:47.150 --> 00:08:49.100
  • SAW THEM IN THE LOBBY.
  • 00:08:49.100 --> 00:08:51.080
  • THEY BROUGHT A PICTURE OF THE
  • 00:08:51.080 --> 00:08:52.090
  • BRAND NEW HOUSE THEY HAD MOVED
  • 00:08:52.090 --> 00:08:53.290
  • IN TO. THE LADY WAS WEEPING AND
  • 00:08:53.290 --> 00:08:55.140
  • WEEPING. SO GRATEFUL.
  • 00:08:55.140 --> 00:08:57.240
  • HER HUSBAND HAD STARTED A NEW
  • 00:08:57.240 --> 00:08:59.100
  • BUSINESS.
  • 00:08:59.100 --> 00:09:01.290
  • IT WAS MUCH MORE SUCCESSFUL THAN
  • 00:09:01.290 --> 00:09:02.180
  • THE ONE THEY LOST.
  • 00:09:02.180 --> 00:09:03.240
  • THEY HAVE THREE CHILDREN.
  • 00:09:03.240 --> 00:09:05.110
  • IN THEIR FIRST HOME, TWO OF THE
  • 00:09:05.110 --> 00:09:07.040
  • CHILDREN HAD TO SHARE A BEDROOM.
  • 00:09:07.040 --> 00:09:09.250
  • IN THIS NEW HOME, EACH CHILD HAD
  • 00:09:09.250 --> 00:09:10.180
  • THEIR OWN BEDROOM, PLUS THERE
  • 00:09:10.180 --> 00:09:12.090
  • WAS A SPARE GUEST BEDROOM.
  • 00:09:12.090 --> 00:09:13.200
  • SHE SAID, "JOEL, IT'S IN A
  • 00:09:13.200 --> 00:09:15.150
  • BETTER LOCATION, CLOSER TO OUR
  • 00:09:15.150 --> 00:09:17.020
  • BUSINESS, IT'S ON A BIGGER LOT.
  • 00:09:17.020 --> 00:09:19.110
  • PLUS OUR PAYMENTS ARE LESS ON
  • 00:09:19.110 --> 00:09:21.000
  • THIS HOUSE THAN ON THE ORIGINAL
  • 00:09:21.000 --> 00:09:22.090
  • HOUSE THAT WE LOST."
  • 00:09:22.090 --> 00:09:24.030
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:09:24.030 --> 00:09:25.070
  • FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS HOW TO
  • 00:09:25.070 --> 00:09:25.290
  • RESTORE.
  • 00:09:25.290 --> 00:09:28.020
  • NOW, DON'T TALK YOURSELF OUT OF
  • 00:09:28.020 --> 00:09:28.290
  • WHAT GOD WANTS TO DO.
  • 00:09:28.290 --> 00:09:31.290
  • YOU MAY HAVE GONE THROUGH A
  • 00:09:31.290 --> 00:09:33.050
  • LOSS.
  • 00:09:33.050 --> 00:09:34.050
  • IT WAS PAINFUL.
  • 00:09:34.050 --> 00:09:35.070
  • YOU COULD BE DISCOURAGED.
  • 00:09:35.070 --> 00:09:36.190
  • NO, PUT ON A NEW ATTITUDE.
  • 00:09:36.190 --> 00:09:38.040
  • IT'S NOT OVER UNTIL GOD SAYS
  • 00:09:38.040 --> 00:09:39.160
  • IT'S OVER.
  • 00:09:39.160 --> 00:09:40.260
  • AND GOD SAID, "I'M BRINGING YOU
  • 00:09:40.260 --> 00:09:41.290
  • OUT PROMOTED, INCREASED,
  • 00:09:41.290 --> 00:09:43.200
  • IMPROVED, BETTER THAN YOU WERE
  • 00:09:43.200 --> 00:09:45.070
  • BEFORE."
  • 00:09:45.070 --> 00:09:46.200
  • CAN YOU GET A VISION FOR IT?
  • 00:09:46.200 --> 00:09:47.280
  • SEE, IT'S EASY IN THE TOUGH
  • 00:09:47.280 --> 00:09:49.140
  • TIMES TO GET DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:09:49.140 --> 00:09:51.080
  • BITTER, AND SETTLE WHERE WE ARE.
  • 00:09:51.080 --> 00:09:52.280
  • NOT EXPECT ANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:09:52.280 --> 00:09:54.120
  • BUT THIS IS WHAT FAITH IS ALL
  • 00:09:54.120 --> 00:09:55.210
  • ABOUT.
  • 00:09:55.210 --> 00:09:57.230
  • YOU'VE GOT TO BELIEVE IT EVEN
  • 00:09:57.230 --> 00:09:58.280
  • WHEN YOU CAN'T SEE IT.
  • 00:09:58.280 --> 00:10:01.110
  • YOU'VE GOT TO THANK GOD EVEN
  • 00:10:01.110 --> 00:10:02.190
  • WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE COMPLAINING.
  • 00:10:02.190 --> 00:10:04.220
  • YOU'VE GOT TO SAY "I KNOW IT'S
  • 00:10:04.220 --> 00:10:05.260
  • ON THE WAY EVEN WHEN EVERY VOICE
  • 00:10:05.260 --> 00:10:08.070
  • IS TELLING YOU, 'IT'S NEVER
  • 00:10:08.070 --> 00:10:09.130
  • GOING TO HAPPEN.'"
  • 00:10:09.130 --> 00:10:11.000
  • I KNOW MANY PEOPLE THAT WATCH
  • 00:10:11.000 --> 00:10:12.080
  • HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
  • 00:10:12.080 --> 00:10:13.140
  • SANDY.
  • 00:10:13.140 --> 00:10:14.280
  • YOU COULD BE SOUR, BITTER, NO
  • 00:10:14.280 --> 00:10:16.080
  • JOY.
  • 00:10:16.080 --> 00:10:17.060
  • BUT IF YOU'LL HAVE THE RIGHT
  • 00:10:17.060 --> 00:10:18.110
  • ATTITUDE, GOD WILL TAKE WHAT WAS
  • 00:10:18.110 --> 00:10:20.090
  • MEANT FOR YOUR HARM AND USE IT
  • 00:10:20.090 --> 00:10:21.240
  • TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
  • 00:10:21.240 --> 00:10:23.200
  • THAT STORM WAS MEANT TO DEFEAT
  • 00:10:23.200 --> 00:10:25.030
  • YOU BUT GOD WILL USE IT TO
  • 00:10:25.030 --> 00:10:27.200
  • PROMOTE YOU.
  • 00:10:27.200 --> 00:10:29.250
  • YOU'RE GOING TO COME OUT WITH A
  • 00:10:29.250 --> 00:10:31.090
  • BETTER HOUSE, BETTER FURNITURE,
  • 00:10:31.090 --> 00:10:32.140
  • WITH NEW CARPET.
  • 00:10:32.140 --> 00:10:34.000
  • GOD IS IN THE RESTORATION
  • 00:10:34.000 --> 00:10:35.110
  • BUSINESS.
  • 00:10:35.110 --> 00:10:36.190
  • DON'T TALK YOURSELF OUT OF IT.
  • 00:10:36.190 --> 00:10:37.220
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:10:37.220 --> 00:10:39.150
  • GET UP EVERY MORNING, "FATHER,
  • 00:10:39.150 --> 00:10:40.210
  • I WANT TO THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:10:40.210 --> 00:10:42.030
  • A GOD OF RESTORATION. I KNOW
  • 00:10:42.030 --> 00:10:44.030
  • I'VE BEEN ARMED WITH STRENGTH
  • 00:10:44.030 --> 00:10:46.000
  • FOR THIS BATTLE.
  • 00:10:46.000 --> 00:10:47.090
  • YOU SAID YOU'D MAKE THE ENEMY
  • 00:10:47.090 --> 00:10:48.230
  • PAY.
  • 00:10:48.230 --> 00:10:49.180
  • MY DECLARATION IS: I'M COMING
  • 00:10:49.180 --> 00:10:50.240
  • OUT STRONGER. I'M COMING OUT
  • 00:10:50.240 --> 00:10:52.000
  • PROMOTED. I'M COMING OUT
  • 00:10:52.000 --> 00:10:53.020
  • INCREASED. I'M COMING OUT
  • 00:10:53.020 --> 00:10:54.210
  • BETTER OFF THAN I WAS BEFORE."
  • 00:10:54.210 --> 00:10:56.270
  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWS THE MOST
  • 00:10:56.270 --> 00:10:58.250
  • POWERFUL FORCE IN THE UNIVERSE
  • 00:10:58.250 --> 00:11:00.260
  • TO GO TO WORK.
  • 00:11:00.260 --> 00:11:02.040
  • IT MAY NOT HAPPEN OVERNIGHT.
  • 00:11:02.040 --> 00:11:04.030
  • GOD DOESN'T SAY, "I'LL DO THIS
  • 00:11:04.030 --> 00:11:05.210
  • IN 24 HOURS OR TWO WEEKS OR
  • 00:11:05.210 --> 00:11:07.240
  • SEVEN MONTHS."
  • 00:11:07.240 --> 00:11:09.080
  • GOD DOESN'T PUT A TIMETABLE ON
  • 00:11:09.080 --> 00:11:10.200
  • IT. HE SIMPLY SAYS,
  • 00:11:10.200 --> 00:11:12.080
  • "IN DUE SEASON, YOU WILL REAP
  • 00:11:12.080 --> 00:11:13.140
  • IF YOU DON'T GIVE UP."
  • 00:11:13.140 --> 00:11:16.030
  • WHEN YOU GO THROUGH A LOSS, WHEN
  • 00:11:16.030 --> 00:11:18.140
  • YOU SUFFER A SETBACK, GOD
  • 00:11:18.140 --> 00:11:19.260
  • IMMEDIATELY ESTABLISHES A DUE
  • 00:11:19.260 --> 00:11:21.240
  • SEASON.
  • 00:11:21.240 --> 00:11:23.130
  • A SET TIME TO PAY YOU BACK.
  • 00:11:23.130 --> 00:11:25.150
  • BUT ALONG THE WAY, GOD IS
  • 00:11:25.150 --> 00:11:26.150
  • WATCHING.
  • 00:11:26.150 --> 00:11:28.010
  • "WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?
  • 00:11:28.010 --> 00:11:28.150
  • DO THEY STILL BELIEVE IT'S GOING
  • 00:11:28.150 --> 00:11:29.040
  • TO HAPPEN? ARE THEY STILL
  • 00:11:29.040 --> 00:11:31.180
  • TALKING ABOUT HOW IT'S GOING TO
  • 00:11:31.180 --> 00:11:32.260
  • TURN AROUND? OR, HAVE THEY
  • 00:11:32.260 --> 00:11:34.080
  • GOTTEN DISCOURAGED AND SETTLED
  • 00:11:34.080 --> 00:11:35.230
  • WHERE THEY ARE?"
  • 00:11:35.230 --> 00:11:37.250
  • NO, PASS THE TEST.
  • 00:11:37.250 --> 00:11:39.080
  • ALL THROUGH THE DAY, "FATHER
  • 00:11:39.080 --> 00:11:40.130
  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE RESTORING
  • 00:11:40.130 --> 00:11:41.230
  • BACK EVERYTHING THAT BELONGS TO
  • 00:11:41.230 --> 00:11:42.290
  • ME."
  • 00:11:42.290 --> 00:11:44.150
  • A YOUNG MAN ABOUT TWENTY YEARS
  • 00:11:44.150 --> 00:11:45.230
  • OLD TOLD ME WHEN HE WAS A CHILD,
  • 00:11:45.230 --> 00:11:47.280
  • HE WAS PASSED FROM RELATIVE TO
  • 00:11:47.280 --> 00:11:49.280
  • RELATIVE.
  • 00:11:49.280 --> 00:11:51.060
  • NOBODY REALLY WANTED TO RAISE
  • 00:11:51.060 --> 00:11:52.220
  • HIM.
  • 00:11:52.220 --> 00:11:54.050
  • HE CAN'T EVER REMEMBER LAUGHING
  • 00:11:54.050 --> 00:11:55.060
  • AND PLAYING AS A CHILD.
  • 00:11:55.060 --> 00:11:57.250
  • HE SAID, "JOEL, I FEEL LIKE
  • 00:11:57.250 --> 00:11:58.240
  • SOMEBODY STOLE MY CHILDHOOD."
  • 00:11:58.240 --> 00:12:01.170
  • AND IT'S EASY TO THINK, "WELL,
  • 00:12:01.170 --> 00:12:03.190
  • TOO BAD. JUST MY LUCK.
  • 00:12:03.190 --> 00:12:04.240
  • NOTHING I CAN DO ABOUT THAT."
  • 00:12:04.240 --> 00:12:06.070
  • BUT GOD SAID IN THE BOOK OF
  • 00:12:06.070 --> 00:12:07.280
  • JOEL, "I WILL RESTORE THE YEARS
  • 00:12:07.280 --> 00:12:09.260
  • THAT HAVE BEEN STOLEN."
  • 00:12:09.260 --> 00:12:12.100
  • FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS HOW TO MAKE
  • 00:12:12.100 --> 00:12:13.270
  • UP FOR YEARS OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:12:13.270 --> 00:12:15.210
  • NO, YOU CAN'T RELIVE YOUR
  • 00:12:15.210 --> 00:12:17.220
  • CHILDHOOD, BUT GOD CAN MAKE THE
  • 00:12:17.220 --> 00:12:19.060
  • REST OF YOUR LIFE SO REWARDING,
  • 00:12:19.060 --> 00:12:21.000
  • SO FULFILLING, THAT YOU DON'T
  • 00:12:21.000 --> 00:12:22.170
  • EVEN MISS THE YEARS THAT YOU
  • 00:12:22.170 --> 00:12:24.020
  • LOST.
  • 00:12:24.020 --> 00:12:25.210
  • YOU MAY FEEL LIKE YOU WASTED
  • 00:12:25.210 --> 00:12:27.010
  • YEARS IN A RELATIONSHIP THAT
  • 00:12:27.010 --> 00:12:28.130
  • DIDN'T WORK OUT.
  • 00:12:28.130 --> 00:12:30.030
  • BUT GOD CAN BRING SOMEBODY INTO
  • 00:12:30.030 --> 00:12:31.140
  • YOUR LIFE SO GREAT, SO FUN, SO
  • 00:12:31.140 --> 00:12:34.070
  • FRIENDLY, SO ATTRACTIVE THAT YOU
  • 00:12:34.070 --> 00:12:35.140
  • DON'T EVEN REMEMBER THE YEARS
  • 00:12:35.140 --> 00:12:37.260
  • THAT YOU'VE LOST.
  • 00:12:37.260 --> 00:12:39.160
  • YOU MAY HAVE SPENT YEARS ON A
  • 00:12:39.160 --> 00:12:41.070
  • JOB THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A DEAD
  • 00:12:41.070 --> 00:12:42.280
  • END.
  • 00:12:42.280 --> 00:12:43.260
  • YOU WERE WORKING YOUR WAY TO THE
  • 00:12:43.260 --> 00:12:45.090
  • TOP, THINGS DIDN'T TURN OUT LIKE
  • 00:12:45.090 --> 00:12:46.090
  • YOU'D HOPED AND NOW, IT LOOKS
  • 00:12:46.090 --> 00:12:47.120
  • LIKE THERE'S A BIG WASTE OF
  • 00:12:47.120 --> 00:12:48.200
  • TIME.
  • 00:12:48.200 --> 00:12:49.290
  • AND YOU DON'T SEE HOW YOU COULD
  • 00:12:49.290 --> 00:12:50.180
  • EVER GET TO WHERE YOU WANT TO
  • 00:12:50.180 --> 00:12:51.210
  • BE.
  • 00:12:51.210 --> 00:12:52.220
  • NO, DON'T BELIEVE THOSE LIES.
  • 00:12:52.220 --> 00:12:53.170
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TO MAKE UP FOR
  • 00:12:53.170 --> 00:12:54.250
  • LOST TIME.
  • 00:12:54.250 --> 00:12:57.000
  • GOD CAN ACCELERATE THINGS.
  • 00:12:57.000 --> 00:12:59.060
  • GOD CAN BRING OPPORTUNITIES BACK
  • 00:12:59.060 --> 00:13:01.100
  • ACROSS YOUR PATH THAT YOU MISSED
  • 00:13:01.100 --> 00:13:03.220
  • THAT WILL THRUST YOU YEARS
  • 00:13:03.220 --> 00:13:04.260
  • AHEAD.
  • 00:13:04.260 --> 00:13:06.180
  • IT MAY NOT HAVE HAPPENED THE
  • 00:13:06.180 --> 00:13:08.010
  • FIRST TIME, BUT GOD WILL ALWAYS
  • 00:13:08.010 --> 00:13:08.280
  • GIVE YOU ANOTHER CHANCE.
  • 00:13:08.280 --> 00:13:10.100
  • I KNOW THIS MAN.
  • 00:13:10.100 --> 00:13:11.210
  • FOR THE FIRST 40 YEARS OF HIS
  • 00:13:11.210 --> 00:13:13.140
  • LIFE HE WAS A COCAINE ADDICT.
  • 00:13:13.140 --> 00:13:15.160
  • HE CAME FROM A GOOD FAMILY.
  • 00:13:15.160 --> 00:13:17.050
  • HE HAD A LOT OF OPPORTUNITY BUT
  • 00:13:17.050 --> 00:13:19.000
  • HE BLEW HIS MARRIAGE, BLEW HIS
  • 00:13:19.000 --> 00:13:21.000
  • EDUCATION.
  • 00:13:21.000 --> 00:13:22.160
  • HE THOUGHT IT WAS ALL OVER.
  • 00:13:22.160 --> 00:13:24.070
  • BUT TODAY HE IS IN HIS LATE
  • 00:13:24.070 --> 00:13:25.270
  • 50?S.
  • 00:13:25.270 --> 00:13:27.110
  • HE IS VERY SUCCESSFUL.
  • 00:13:27.110 --> 00:13:29.000
  • HE'S HAPPILY MARRIED.
  • 00:13:29.000 --> 00:13:29.230
  • HE VOLUNTEERS FOR US ON THE
  • 00:13:29.230 --> 00:13:30.280
  • WEEKENDS.
  • 00:13:30.280 --> 00:13:32.030
  • HE SAID, "JOEL, I NEVER DREAMED
  • 00:13:32.030 --> 00:13:33.190
  • GOD WOULD GIVE ME ANOTHER
  • 00:13:33.190 --> 00:13:34.140
  • CHANCE."
  • 00:13:34.140 --> 00:13:35.280
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING?
  • 00:13:35.280 --> 00:13:37.030
  • GOD IS RESTORING THE YEARS.
  • 00:13:37.030 --> 00:13:38.280
  • HIS LATTER DAYS ARE GOING TO BE
  • 00:13:38.280 --> 00:13:40.020
  • GREATER THAN HIS FORMER DAYS.
  • 00:13:40.020 --> 00:13:42.110
  • THAT'S THE WAY OUR GOD IS.
  • 00:13:42.110 --> 00:13:44.030
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO MAKE UP FOR LOST
  • 00:13:44.030 --> 00:13:45.100
  • TIME.
  • 00:13:45.100 --> 00:13:47.090
  • HERE'S THE AMAZING THING.
  • 00:13:47.090 --> 00:13:48.200
  • EVEN WHEN IT'S YOUR FAULT GOD IS
  • 00:13:48.200 --> 00:13:50.020
  • SO MERCIFUL HE'LL STILL GIVE YOU
  • 00:13:50.020 --> 00:13:52.160
  • ANOTHER CHANCE.
  • 00:13:52.160 --> 00:13:54.130
  • WHY DON'T YOU QUIT WORRYING
  • 00:13:54.130 --> 00:13:57.010
  • ABOUT WHAT YOU LOST AND HOW
  • 00:13:57.010 --> 00:13:58.010
  • YOU'RE NOT WHERE YOU THINK YOU
  • 00:13:58.010 --> 00:13:59.140
  • SHOULD BE AND SAY, "GOD,
  • 00:13:59.140 --> 00:14:01.040
  • I BELIEVE YOU CAN RESTORE THE
  • 00:14:01.040 --> 00:14:02.230
  • YEARS THAT I LOST EVEN WHEN IT
  • 00:14:02.230 --> 00:14:04.080
  • WAS MY FAULT."
  • 00:14:04.180 --> 00:14:07.180
  • THAT TAKES A LOT OF BOLDNESS.
  • 00:14:07.180 --> 00:14:08.270
  • THE ENEMY WILL BOMBARD YOUR MIND
  • 00:14:08.270 --> 00:14:10.220
  • SAYING, "MAN, YOU'RE A
  • 00:14:10.220 --> 00:14:12.060
  • HYPOCRITE.
  • 00:14:12.060 --> 00:14:13.060
  • YOU CAN'T EXPECT ANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:14:13.060 --> 00:14:14.180
  • YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN OUT
  • 00:14:14.180 --> 00:14:15.270
  • STUDYING.
  • 00:14:15.270 --> 00:14:17.120
  • YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN WORKING.
  • 00:14:17.120 --> 00:14:18.090
  • YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN MORE
  • 00:14:18.090 --> 00:14:18.250
  • DISCIPLINED."
  • 00:14:18.250 --> 00:14:19.290
  • NO, THIS IS WHAT MERCY IS ALL
  • 00:14:19.290 --> 00:14:20.270
  • ABOUT.
  • 00:14:20.270 --> 00:14:22.090
  • YOU DON'T DESERVE IT.
  • 00:14:22.090 --> 00:14:23.140
  • YOU COULD LIVE GUILTY AND
  • 00:14:23.140 --> 00:14:24.150
  • CONDEMNED.
  • 00:14:24.150 --> 00:14:25.180
  • BUT WHEN YOU SHAKE IT OFF AND
  • 00:14:25.180 --> 00:14:27.010
  • SAY, "GOD, I'M COMING BOLDLY TO
  • 00:14:27.010 --> 00:14:28.120
  • YOUR THRONE, NOT BECAUSE I'M
  • 00:14:28.120 --> 00:14:30.190
  • PERFECT, BUT BECAUSE YOUR SON
  • 00:14:30.190 --> 00:14:32.080
  • MADE ME WORTHY.
  • 00:14:32.080 --> 00:14:34.160
  • AND GOD, I'M ASKING YOU TO TURN
  • 00:14:34.160 --> 00:14:35.210
  • BACK TIME AND GIVE ME EVERY
  • 00:14:35.210 --> 00:14:36.290
  • OPPORTUNITY THAT I HAVE MISSED."
  • 00:14:36.290 --> 00:14:39.230
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:14:39.230 --> 00:14:41.060
  • SEE, GOD IS NOT MOVED WHEN WE
  • 00:14:41.060 --> 00:14:42.170
  • HAVE THAT WEAK, UNWORTHY, "POOR
  • 00:14:42.170 --> 00:14:44.280
  • OLD ME" MENTALITY.
  • 00:14:44.280 --> 00:14:46.220
  • "I DON'T DESERVE ANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:14:46.220 --> 00:14:47.250
  • I'VE MADE TOO MANY MISTAKES.
  • 00:14:47.250 --> 00:14:49.060
  • NO, GOD WANTS TO RESTORE.
  • 00:14:49.060 --> 00:14:51.250
  • HE IS FULL OF MERCY BUT YOU'VE
  • 00:14:51.250 --> 00:14:53.100
  • GOT TO HAVE THE RIGHT ATTITUDE.
  • 00:14:53.100 --> 00:14:55.240
  • AND SOME OF YOU HAVE GIVEN UP ON
  • 00:14:55.240 --> 00:14:57.030
  • YOUR DREAMS, THINKING ABOUT THE
  • 00:14:57.030 --> 00:14:58.100
  • YEARS YOU WASTED IN THE FIRST
  • 00:14:58.100 --> 00:15:00.140
  • MARRIAGE AND HOW YOU DIDN'T
  • 00:15:00.140 --> 00:15:01.240
  • SPEND ENOUGH TIME WITH YOUR
  • 00:15:01.240 --> 00:15:02.280
  • CHILDREN, HOW SOMEBODY HURT YOU.
  • 00:15:02.280 --> 00:15:03.290
  • NO, QUIT BLAMING YOURSELF.
  • 00:15:04.090 --> 00:15:07.090
  • QUIT BLAMING OTHERS.
  • 00:15:07.090 --> 00:15:08.230
  • GOD CAN STILL GET YOU TO WHERE
  • 00:15:08.230 --> 00:15:10.060
  • YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE.
  • 00:15:10.060 --> 00:15:11.220
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO RESTORE THE
  • 00:15:11.220 --> 00:15:12.240
  • YEARS.
  • 00:15:12.240 --> 00:15:14.260
  • OUR DAUGHTER, ALEXANDRA, WAS
  • 00:15:14.260 --> 00:15:15.250
  • TWO MONTHS OLD WHEN MY FATHER
  • 00:15:15.250 --> 00:15:17.100
  • WENT TO BE WITH THE LORD.
  • 00:15:17.100 --> 00:15:19.050
  • DURING THAT TIME MY DAD WAS ON
  • 00:15:19.050 --> 00:15:20.250
  • DIALYSIS. I WAS TAKING HIM UP
  • 00:15:20.250 --> 00:15:21.280
  • TO THE CLINIC AND BRINGING HIM
  • 00:15:21.280 --> 00:15:23.220
  • BACK HOME.
  • 00:15:23.220 --> 00:15:25.040
  • IT WAS A VERY BUSY SEASON.
  • 00:15:25.040 --> 00:15:27.030
  • THEN TWO MONTHS LATER WHEN DADDY
  • 00:15:27.030 --> 00:15:28.040
  • DIED OUR WHOLE WORLD CHANGED.
  • 00:15:28.040 --> 00:15:30.180
  • WE WERE THRUST INTO THIS NEW
  • 00:15:30.180 --> 00:15:31.180
  • POSITION.
  • 00:15:31.180 --> 00:15:32.210
  • I WAS DOING MY BEST TO JUST TRY
  • 00:15:32.210 --> 00:15:34.060
  • TO KEEP MY HEAD ABOVE WATER.
  • 00:15:34.060 --> 00:15:35.200
  • I DON'T REALLY REMEMBER THE
  • 00:15:35.200 --> 00:15:38.080
  • FIRST FEW YEARS OF ALEXANDRA'S
  • 00:15:38.080 --> 00:15:40.030
  • LIFE THAT WELL.
  • 00:15:40.030 --> 00:15:42.210
  • WE WERE IN SUCH A TRANSITION.
  • 00:15:42.210 --> 00:15:44.130
  • I WAS LEARNING HOW TO MINISTER,
  • 00:15:44.130 --> 00:15:45.280
  • TRYING TO FIGURE EVERYTHING OUT.
  • 00:15:45.280 --> 00:15:47.200
  • ONE DAY WE WERE LOOKING AT HER
  • 00:15:47.200 --> 00:15:48.230
  • BABY PICTURES.
  • 00:15:48.230 --> 00:15:50.080
  • I REALIZED THAT I DON'T HAVE THE
  • 00:15:50.080 --> 00:15:52.010
  • SAME MEMORIES OF HER THE FIRST
  • 00:15:52.010 --> 00:15:54.030
  • FEW YEARS OF HER LIFE AS I DO
  • 00:15:54.030 --> 00:15:55.100
  • OUR SON, JONATHAN.
  • 00:15:55.100 --> 00:15:57.250
  • JUST UNDER MY BREATH, ALMOST IN
  • 00:15:57.250 --> 00:15:59.020
  • PASSING, I SAID, "GOD, I'M
  • 00:15:59.020 --> 00:16:01.020
  • ASKING YOU TO RESTORE THE YEARS
  • 00:16:01.020 --> 00:16:03.050
  • THAT I LOST BEING SO BUSY AND SO
  • 00:16:03.050 --> 00:16:06.000
  • PREOCCUPIED WITH OTHER THINGS."
  • 00:16:06.000 --> 00:16:08.290
  • AT THAT TIME ALEXANDRA WAS ABOUT
  • 00:16:08.290 --> 00:16:10.130
  • SIX YEARS OLD.
  • 00:16:10.130 --> 00:16:11.290
  • IT SEEMED LIKE FROM THAT TIME
  • 00:16:11.290 --> 00:16:13.140
  • FORWARD ALL SHE WANTED TO DO WAS
  • 00:16:13.140 --> 00:16:15.070
  • TO BE WITH ME, HER FATHER.
  • 00:16:15.070 --> 00:16:18.060
  • SHE WOULD RATHER GO OUT IN THE
  • 00:16:18.060 --> 00:16:19.100
  • BACKYARD AND LET ME WATCH HER
  • 00:16:19.100 --> 00:16:21.060
  • TURN CARTWHEELS THAN TO HAVE HER
  • 00:16:21.060 --> 00:16:22.170
  • FRIENDS OVER TO PLAY.
  • 00:16:22.170 --> 00:16:24.180
  • IN FACT, SOMETIMES I NEEDED A
  • 00:16:24.180 --> 00:16:25.190
  • BREAK. (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:16:25.190 --> 00:16:28.010
  • I WOULD SAY, "ALEXANDRA, ARE
  • 00:16:28.010 --> 00:16:28.240
  • YOU SURE YOU DON'T WANT TO GO TO
  • 00:16:28.240 --> 00:16:29.230
  • YOUR COUSIN'S?
  • 00:16:29.230 --> 00:16:30.190
  • YOU CAN GO SWIMMING.
  • 00:16:30.190 --> 00:16:31.130
  • YOU SURE YOU DON'T WANT TO
  • 00:16:31.130 --> 00:16:32.070
  • INVITE YOUR FRIENDS OVER?"
  • 00:16:32.070 --> 00:16:32.290
  • SHE'D SAY, "NO, DADDY. I JUST
  • 00:16:32.290 --> 00:16:33.290
  • WANT TO STAY HERE WITH YOU."
  • 00:16:33.290 --> 00:16:36.020
  • EVEN NOW, SHE'S FOURTEEN YEARS
  • 00:16:36.020 --> 00:16:37.070
  • OLD, WE'RE STILL THE BEST OF
  • 00:16:37.070 --> 00:16:38.090
  • FRIENDS.
  • 00:16:38.090 --> 00:16:39.140
  • SHE'LL COME UP DURING THE DAY AT
  • 00:16:39.140 --> 00:16:40.110
  • THE HOUSE AND...(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:16:40.110 --> 00:16:42.110
  • ...PUT HER ARM AROUND ME.
  • 00:16:42.210 --> 00:16:45.210
  • WE'LL LAUGH, TALK, HAVE A GOOD
  • 00:16:45.210 --> 00:16:46.180
  • TIME.
  • 00:16:46.180 --> 00:16:47.270
  • SHE'S LIKE VICTORIA.
  • 00:16:47.270 --> 00:16:48.210
  • SHE CAN'T KEEP HER HANDS OFF OF
  • 00:16:48.210 --> 00:16:49.110
  • ME. (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:16:49.110 --> 00:16:50.140
  • BUT YOU KNOW WHAT THAT IS?
  • 00:16:50.140 --> 00:16:52.280
  • THAT'S WISHFUL THINKING.
  • 00:16:52.280 --> 00:16:54.240
  • (LAUGHTER/APPLAUSE)
  • 00:16:54.260 --> 00:16:57.260
  • WHAT THAT IS, SERIOUSLY, THAT
  • 00:16:57.260 --> 00:17:00.120
  • IS GOD RESTORING THE YEARS.
  • 00:17:00.120 --> 00:17:01.250
  • THAT'S GOD TURNING BACK TIME.
  • 00:17:01.250 --> 00:17:03.050
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:17:03.100 --> 00:17:06.100
  • WHY DON'T YOU ASK GOD TO
  • 00:17:06.100 --> 00:17:07.200
  • RESTORE ANY OPPORTUNITIES THAT
  • 00:17:07.200 --> 00:17:10.140
  • YOU'VE MISSED?
  • 00:17:10.140 --> 00:17:11.190
  • WHY DON'T YOU ASK HIM TO RESTORE
  • 00:17:11.190 --> 00:17:13.000
  • RELATIONSHIPS THAT ARE NOT WHAT
  • 00:17:13.000 --> 00:17:14.080
  • THEY SHOULD BE?
  • 00:17:14.080 --> 00:17:16.080
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TO RESTORE THE
  • 00:17:16.080 --> 00:17:17.090
  • YEARS.
  • 00:17:17.090 --> 00:17:19.160
  • II KINGS CHAPTER 8, THERE'S THE
  • 00:17:19.160 --> 00:17:20.140
  • STORY ABOUT ELISHA AND THIS LADY
  • 00:17:20.140 --> 00:17:22.190
  • THAT WAS GOOD FRIENDS WITH HIM.
  • 00:17:22.190 --> 00:17:24.260
  • HER SON DIED AND ELISHA CAME,
  • 00:17:24.260 --> 00:17:26.080
  • PRAYED FOR THE BOY AND HE CAME
  • 00:17:26.080 --> 00:17:27.230
  • BACK TO LIFE.
  • 00:17:27.230 --> 00:17:29.090
  • LATER, THERE WAS A GREAT FAMINE
  • 00:17:29.090 --> 00:17:30.140
  • IN THE LAND.
  • 00:17:30.140 --> 00:17:31.290
  • ELISHA TOLD THIS WOMAN THAT SHE
  • 00:17:31.290 --> 00:17:33.130
  • NEEDED TO MOVE TO ANOTHER CITY
  • 00:17:33.130 --> 00:17:35.100
  • BECAUSE THE FOOD WAS GOING TO BE
  • 00:17:35.100 --> 00:17:36.160
  • SO SCARCE.
  • 00:17:36.160 --> 00:17:38.040
  • SO SHE LEFT THERE AND WENT TO
  • 00:17:38.040 --> 00:17:39.070
  • THE LAND OF THE PHILISTINES.
  • 00:17:39.070 --> 00:17:41.210
  • SEVEN YEARS LATER, THE FAMINE
  • 00:17:41.210 --> 00:17:43.020
  • WAS OVER.
  • 00:17:43.020 --> 00:17:44.200
  • SHE WAS SO EXCITED ABOUT COMING
  • 00:17:44.200 --> 00:17:45.160
  • BACK HOME BUT WHEN SHE ARRIVED
  • 00:17:45.160 --> 00:17:47.190
  • SHE FOUND THAT SOMEBODY WAS
  • 00:17:47.190 --> 00:17:49.180
  • LIVING IN HER HOUSE, FARMING HER
  • 00:17:49.180 --> 00:17:51.120
  • LAND, MAKING MONEY OFF OF HER
  • 00:17:51.120 --> 00:17:53.060
  • PROPERTY.
  • 00:17:53.060 --> 00:17:55.130
  • SHE COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:56.180
  • SHE SAID, "WHAT ARE YOU DOING
  • 00:17:56.180 --> 00:17:57.100
  • HERE? THIS IS MY HOUSE. I BUILT
  • 00:17:57.100 --> 00:17:58.100
  • THIS PLACE."
  • 00:17:58.100 --> 00:17:59.280
  • THEY WOULDN'T BUDGE.
  • 00:17:59.280 --> 00:18:01.060
  • THEY WEREN'T ABOUT TO LEAVE.
  • 00:18:01.060 --> 00:18:02.090
  • SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO SO
  • 00:18:02.090 --> 00:18:03.220
  • SHE DECIDED TO GO SEE THE KING.
  • 00:18:03.220 --> 00:18:05.210
  • NOW, THIS KING WASN'T A GODLY
  • 00:18:05.210 --> 00:18:07.180
  • MAN.
  • 00:18:07.180 --> 00:18:08.240
  • SHE DIDN'T HAVE ANY CONNECTION
  • 00:18:08.240 --> 00:18:09.230
  • WITH HIM.
  • 00:18:09.230 --> 00:18:10.150
  • SHE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW IF THE KING
  • 00:18:10.150 --> 00:18:11.150
  • WOULD SEE HER.
  • 00:18:11.150 --> 00:18:12.250
  • BUT WHEN SHE ARRIVED IT JUST SO
  • 00:18:12.250 --> 00:18:14.090
  • HAPPENED THAT GEHAZI, THAT WAS
  • 00:18:14.090 --> 00:18:15.290
  • THE ASSISTANT TO ELISHA, HE
  • 00:18:16.180 --> 00:18:19.180
  • HAPPENED TO BE THERE VISITING
  • 00:18:19.180 --> 00:18:22.060
  • WITH THE KING.
  • 00:18:22.060 --> 00:18:23.120
  • THE KING WAS VERY INTRIGUED BY
  • 00:18:23.120 --> 00:18:24.000
  • THE PROPHET ELISHA.
  • 00:18:24.000 --> 00:18:25.200
  • HE ASKED GEHAZI TO TELL HIM SOME
  • 00:18:25.200 --> 00:18:26.260
  • STORIES ABOUT THE MIRACLES THAT
  • 00:18:26.260 --> 00:18:28.020
  • ELISHA HAD PERFORMED.
  • 00:18:28.020 --> 00:18:30.050
  • IT JUST SO HAPPENED THAT GEHAZI
  • 00:18:30.050 --> 00:18:31.100
  • STARTED OFF TELLING THIS STORY
  • 00:18:31.100 --> 00:18:33.180
  • ABOUT THIS LITTLE BOY THAT DIED
  • 00:18:33.180 --> 00:18:34.290
  • AND HOW ELISHA PRAYED AND HE
  • 00:18:34.290 --> 00:18:36.210
  • CAME BACK TO LIFE.
  • 00:18:36.210 --> 00:18:38.050
  • RIGHT AS HE WAS TELLING IT,
  • 00:18:38.050 --> 00:18:39.290
  • PERFECTLY ON CUE, THIS LADY
  • 00:18:39.290 --> 00:18:41.270
  • WALKED IN THE ROOM.
  • 00:18:41.270 --> 00:18:43.220
  • GEHAZI WAS AMAZED.
  • 00:18:43.220 --> 00:18:45.070
  • HE SAID, "KING! THAT'S THE LADY
  • 00:18:45.070 --> 00:18:46.030
  • I'M TALKING ABOUT RIGHT THERE.
  • 00:18:46.030 --> 00:18:48.080
  • IT WAS HER SON THAT CAME BACK TO
  • 00:18:48.080 --> 00:18:49.070
  • LIFE."
  • 00:18:49.070 --> 00:18:50.260
  • THE KING SAID, "IS THIS TRUE?"
  • 00:18:50.260 --> 00:18:52.060
  • SHE SAID, "EXACTLY TRUE."
  • 00:18:52.060 --> 00:18:54.050
  • THE KING WAS SO MOVED NOT ONLY
  • 00:18:54.050 --> 00:18:55.120
  • BY THE MIRACLE; BUT BY THE FACT
  • 00:18:55.120 --> 00:18:56.270
  • THAT THIS LADY HAD SHOWN UP
  • 00:18:56.270 --> 00:18:58.260
  • UNANNOUNCED PERFECTLY ON CUE.
  • 00:18:58.260 --> 00:19:01.080
  • HE SAID TO THE LADY, "MA'AM,
  • 00:19:01.080 --> 00:19:02.270
  • WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?"
  • 00:19:02.270 --> 00:19:04.020
  • SHE EXPLAINED HER SITUATION, HOW
  • 00:19:04.020 --> 00:19:05.220
  • SHE HAD GONE FOR SEVEN YEARS AND
  • 00:19:05.220 --> 00:19:07.080
  • NOW SHE'S BACK HOME AND SOMEBODY
  • 00:19:07.080 --> 00:19:09.030
  • WAS LIVING IN HER HOUSE.
  • 00:19:09.030 --> 00:19:10.220
  • THE KING SAID, "NO PROBLEM.
  • 00:19:10.220 --> 00:19:12.000
  • I'LL TAKE CARE OF THAT."
  • 00:19:12.000 --> 00:19:13.100
  • HE INSTRUCTED HIS OFFICIALS TO
  • 00:19:13.100 --> 00:19:14.240
  • MAKE SURE THAT SHE NOT ONLY GOT
  • 00:19:14.240 --> 00:19:16.230
  • HER HOUSE BACK BUT HE SAID, "SEE
  • 00:19:16.230 --> 00:19:18.200
  • TO IT THAT SHE GETS ALL THE
  • 00:19:18.200 --> 00:19:20.080
  • MONEY FROM ANY CROPS THAT WERE
  • 00:19:20.080 --> 00:19:22.280
  • HARVESTED DURING THE SEVEN YEARS
  • 00:19:22.280 --> 00:19:25.220
  • THAT SHE WAS GONE."
  • 00:19:25.220 --> 00:19:27.140
  • WHAT SHE HAD LOST BY BEING AWAY
  • 00:19:27.140 --> 00:19:29.040
  • FOR SEVEN YEARS WAS RETURNED TO
  • 00:19:29.040 --> 00:19:30.200
  • HER IN ONE DAY.
  • 00:19:30.200 --> 00:19:32.030
  • THAT WAS GOD RESTORING THE
  • 00:19:32.030 --> 00:19:33.080
  • YEARS, PAYING HER BACK FOR WHAT
  • 00:19:33.080 --> 00:19:35.050
  • SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERS.
  • 00:19:35.050 --> 00:19:36.200
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:19:36.200 --> 00:19:38.190
  • NOW SOME OF YOU ARE DUE
  • 00:19:38.190 --> 00:19:39.110
  • PAYBACK.
  • 00:19:39.110 --> 00:19:40.260
  • YOU'VE LOST SOME THINGS.
  • 00:19:40.260 --> 00:19:42.060
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS THEY STILL HAVE
  • 00:19:42.060 --> 00:19:43.260
  • YOUR NAME ON THEM: YOUR HEALTH,
  • 00:19:43.260 --> 00:19:45.240
  • YOUR DREAMS, YOUR FINANCES, YOUR
  • 00:19:45.240 --> 00:19:47.270
  • RELATIONSHIPS.
  • 00:19:47.270 --> 00:19:49.040
  • IF YOU'LL HAVE THIS RESTORATION
  • 00:19:49.040 --> 00:19:51.050
  • MENTALITY, LIKE THIS LADY, GOD
  • 00:19:51.050 --> 00:19:52.290
  • WILL PAY YOU BACK FOR EVERYTHING
  • 00:19:52.290 --> 00:19:55.170
  • THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOURS.
  • 00:19:55.170 --> 00:19:57.160
  • GOD CAN MAKE UP FOR SEVEN YEARS
  • 00:19:57.160 --> 00:19:59.060
  • OF LOSS WITH ONE GOOD BREAK.
  • 00:19:59.060 --> 00:20:01.100
  • GOD CAN TAKE FIFTEEN YEARS OF
  • 00:20:01.100 --> 00:20:03.050
  • STRUGGLE AND LACK AND CAUSE ONE
  • 00:20:03.050 --> 00:20:04.290
  • PERSON TO SHOW YOU FAVOR THAT
  • 00:20:04.290 --> 00:20:07.030
  • WILL MAKE UP FOR THOSE FIFTEEN
  • 00:20:07.030 --> 00:20:08.170
  • YEARS.
  • 00:20:08.170 --> 00:20:10.030
  • YOU MAY HAVE STRUGGLED IN YOUR
  • 00:20:10.030 --> 00:20:11.070
  • HEALTH, IN A RELATIONSHIP, IN
  • 00:20:11.070 --> 00:20:12.210
  • YOUR MIND, NO PEACE, BUT GET
  • 00:20:12.210 --> 00:20:15.000
  • THIS DOWN IN YOUR SPIRIT.
  • 00:20:15.000 --> 00:20:16.220
  • IT'S PAYBACK TIME.
  • 00:20:16.220 --> 00:20:18.030
  • GOD IS GOING TO START RESTORING
  • 00:20:18.030 --> 00:20:19.240
  • EVERYTHING THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN
  • 00:20:19.240 --> 00:20:20.280
  • YOURS.
  • 00:20:20.280 --> 00:20:21.190
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:20:21.190 --> 00:20:23.100
  • SOME OF YOU ARE RAISING A CHILD
  • 00:20:23.100 --> 00:20:24.170
  • THAT'S DIFFICULT.
  • 00:20:24.170 --> 00:20:25.230
  • YOU NEVER COMPLAIN.
  • 00:20:25.230 --> 00:20:27.110
  • YOU LOVE YOUR CHILD BUT IT'S
  • 00:20:27.110 --> 00:20:28.230
  • TAKEN YOUR JOY, YOUR PASSION.
  • 00:20:28.230 --> 00:20:29.260
  • GOD IS GOING TO PAY YOU BACK.
  • 00:20:30.070 --> 00:20:33.070
  • HE KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:20:33.070 --> 00:20:34.140
  • OWED.
  • 00:20:34.140 --> 00:20:35.230
  • HE IS GOING TO GIVE YOU GREATER
  • 00:20:35.230 --> 00:20:37.010
  • STRENGTH, GREATER JOY.
  • 00:20:37.010 --> 00:20:38.290
  • YOU MAY HAVE MISSED OUT
  • 00:20:38.290 --> 00:20:40.090
  • TEMPORARILY BUT YOU NEED TO GET
  • 00:20:40.090 --> 00:20:41.110
  • READY.
  • 00:20:41.110 --> 00:20:42.140
  • WHAT YOU'RE OWED IS STILL IN
  • 00:20:42.140 --> 00:20:43.210
  • YOUR ACCOUNT AND GOD KNOWS HOW
  • 00:20:43.210 --> 00:20:45.010
  • TO GET IT TO YOU.
  • 00:20:45.010 --> 00:20:46.130
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:20:46.130 --> 00:20:47.250
  • YOU MAY HAVE PUT UP WITH AN
  • 00:20:47.250 --> 00:20:48.150
  • ILLNESS FOR A LONG TIME, WORKED
  • 00:20:48.150 --> 00:20:49.280
  • AT JOB WHERE YOU'RE NOT BEING
  • 00:20:49.280 --> 00:20:51.140
  • TREATED RIGHT, STRUGGLED WITH AN
  • 00:20:51.140 --> 00:20:52.250
  • ADDICTION FOR MANY YEARS.
  • 00:20:52.250 --> 00:20:55.030
  • BE ENCOURAGED TODAY.
  • 00:20:55.030 --> 00:20:56.140
  • PAYDAY IS ON ITS WAY.
  • 00:20:56.140 --> 00:20:58.260
  • GOD IS NOT ONLY GOING TO TURN IT
  • 00:20:58.260 --> 00:21:00.040
  • AROUND, HE IS GOING TO RESTORE
  • 00:21:00.040 --> 00:21:01.120
  • EVERYTHING BACK TO YOU THAT
  • 00:21:01.120 --> 00:21:02.290
  • SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOURS.
  • 00:21:02.290 --> 00:21:05.150
  • THE REST OF YOUR LIFE IS GOING
  • 00:21:05.150 --> 00:21:06.230
  • TO BE MORE REWARDING, MORE
  • 00:21:06.230 --> 00:21:07.230
  • FULFILLING, THAN ANYTHING YOU'VE
  • 00:21:07.230 --> 00:21:09.090
  • EXPERIENCED BEFORE.
  • 00:21:09.090 --> 00:21:11.040
  • THAT'S WHAT IT SAYS, PSALM
  • 00:21:11.040 --> 00:21:12.130
  • 66:12, "WE WENT THROUGH THE
  • 00:21:12.130 --> 00:21:13.200
  • FIRE, THROUGH THE FLOOD, BUT GOD
  • 00:21:13.200 --> 00:21:16.140
  • BROUGHT US OUT TO A PLACE OF
  • 00:21:16.140 --> 00:21:18.110
  • GREAT ABUNDANCE."
  • 00:21:18.110 --> 00:21:20.270
  • THAT'S WHAT GOD IS GOING TO DO
  • 00:21:20.270 --> 00:21:21.210
  • FOR YOU.
  • 00:21:21.210 --> 00:21:22.270
  • YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH THE FAMINE,
  • 00:21:22.270 --> 00:21:23.240
  • THROUGH THE TOUGH TIME, BUT YOU
  • 00:21:23.240 --> 00:21:24.270
  • PASSED THE TEST.
  • 00:21:24.270 --> 00:21:26.120
  • NOW GOD IS GOING TO BRING YOU,
  • 00:21:26.120 --> 00:21:27.220
  • NOT TO A PLACE OF ABUNDANCE, BUT
  • 00:21:27.220 --> 00:21:29.090
  • A PLACE OF GREAT ABUNDANCE,
  • 00:21:29.090 --> 00:21:31.270
  • GREAT JOY, GREAT FRIENDSHIPS,
  • 00:21:31.270 --> 00:21:33.190
  • GREAT HEALTH, GREAT INCOME.
  • 00:21:33.190 --> 00:21:36.110
  • OUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE, "GOD,
  • 00:21:36.110 --> 00:21:38.050
  • I'M READY. I KNOW IT'S PAYBACK
  • 00:21:38.050 --> 00:21:39.170
  • TIME. I'M NOT SITTING AROUND
  • 00:21:39.170 --> 00:21:41.120
  • FOCUSED ON WHAT I LOST AND WHO
  • 00:21:41.120 --> 00:21:43.120
  • HURT ME AND WHERE I MISSED IT.
  • 00:21:43.120 --> 00:21:45.100
  • I'M FOCUSED ON THE FACT THAT YOU
  • 00:21:45.100 --> 00:21:47.010
  • ARE A GOD OF RESTORATION. YOU
  • 00:21:47.010 --> 00:21:48.250
  • ARE FULL OF MERCY. YOU KNOW
  • 00:21:48.250 --> 00:21:50.120
  • EXACTLY WHAT I'M OWED. YOU
  • 00:21:50.120 --> 00:21:52.070
  • PROMISED YOU WOULD PAY ME BACK
  • 00:21:52.070 --> 00:21:54.030
  • AND BRING ME TO A PLACE OF
  • 00:21:54.030 --> 00:21:55.210
  • GREAT ABUNDANCE."
  • 00:21:55.210 --> 00:21:57.150
  • THAT'S THE ATTITUDE THAT ALLOWS
  • 00:21:57.150 --> 00:21:58.270
  • GOD TO RESTORE, TO MAKE UP FOR
  • 00:21:58.270 --> 00:22:00.160
  • LOST TIME, LOST HEALTH, LOST
  • 00:22:00.160 --> 00:22:03.150
  • WAGES, LOST VICTORIES.
  • 00:22:04.010 --> 00:22:07.010
  • ONE TIME IN THE OLD TESTAMENT,
  • 00:22:07.010 --> 00:22:08.130
  • AN ENEMY ARMY HAD SURROUNDED THE
  • 00:22:08.130 --> 00:22:10.090
  • ISRAELITES AND CUT OFF THEIR
  • 00:22:10.090 --> 00:22:11.170
  • FOOD SUPPLY.
  • 00:22:11.170 --> 00:22:14.010
  • THE ISRAELITES WERE EATING
  • 00:22:14.010 --> 00:22:14.280
  • THINGS THAT WERE UNTHINKABLE.
  • 00:22:14.280 --> 00:22:16.290
  • A FEW MORE DAYS AND THEY
  • 00:22:16.290 --> 00:22:18.030
  • CERTAINLY WOULD HAVE STARVED TO
  • 00:22:18.030 --> 00:22:18.290
  • DEATH.
  • 00:22:18.290 --> 00:22:20.070
  • THE PROPHET ELISHA SHOWED UP AND
  • 00:22:20.070 --> 00:22:21.150
  • SAID, "BY THIS TIME TOMORROW
  • 00:22:21.150 --> 00:22:23.200
  • THERE WILL BE SO MUCH FOOD
  • 00:22:23.200 --> 00:22:25.110
  • YOU'LL BE ABLE TO BUY A LOAF OF
  • 00:22:25.110 --> 00:22:26.290
  • BREAD FOR ONE PENNY."
  • 00:22:26.290 --> 00:22:29.280
  • THE ASSISTANT TO THE KING SAID,
  • 00:22:29.280 --> 00:22:31.140
  • "ELISHA, WHAT ARE YOU TALKING
  • 00:22:31.140 --> 00:22:33.020
  • ABOUT? HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND?
  • 00:22:33.020 --> 00:22:34.200
  • EVEN IF GOD OPENED UP THE
  • 00:22:34.200 --> 00:22:36.020
  • WINDOWS OF HEAVEN THAT WOULD NOT
  • 00:22:36.020 --> 00:22:37.170
  • HAPPEN."
  • 00:22:37.170 --> 00:22:39.160
  • NOTICE GOD SAID, "RESTORATION IS
  • 00:22:39.160 --> 00:22:40.190
  • COMING. IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN
  • 00:22:40.190 --> 00:22:42.050
  • SOONER THAN YOU THINK.
  • 00:22:42.050 --> 00:22:44.140
  • IT'S GOING TO BE GREATER THAN
  • 00:22:44.140 --> 00:22:45.120
  • YOU IMAGINE. YOU'RE COMING TO A
  • 00:22:45.120 --> 00:22:46.170
  • PLACE OF GREAT ABUNDANCE."
  • 00:22:46.170 --> 00:22:49.030
  • BUT THIS ASSISTANT ONLY LOOKED
  • 00:22:49.030 --> 00:22:50.180
  • AT IT IN THE NATURAL.
  • 00:22:50.180 --> 00:22:52.000
  • HE CHECKED THE STOCK REPORT.
  • 00:22:52.000 --> 00:22:53.100
  • HE LOOKED AT HIS BANK STATEMENT.
  • 00:22:53.100 --> 00:22:55.030
  • HE WATCHED THE NIGHTLY NEWS.
  • 00:22:55.030 --> 00:22:56.180
  • HE SAID, "IT'S IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:22:56.180 --> 00:22:57.270
  • THERE'S NO WAY THAT COULD
  • 00:22:57.270 --> 00:22:58.160
  • HAPPEN."
  • 00:22:58.160 --> 00:22:59.210
  • BUT THERE WERE FOUR LEPERS
  • 00:22:59.210 --> 00:23:00.230
  • SITTING OUTSIDE THE CITY GATES.
  • 00:23:00.230 --> 00:23:02.260
  • THEY SAID, "WE HAVE NOTHING TO
  • 00:23:02.260 --> 00:23:04.010
  • LOSE. WE'RE GOING TO STARVE TO
  • 00:23:04.010 --> 00:23:05.070
  • DEATH ANYWAY. LET'S MARCH DOWN
  • 00:23:05.070 --> 00:23:07.040
  • TOWARD THE ENEMY'S CAMP AND SEE
  • 00:23:07.040 --> 00:23:08.120
  • WHAT'S GOING ON."
  • 00:23:08.120 --> 00:23:10.140
  • AS THEY STARTED WALKING, GOD
  • 00:23:10.140 --> 00:23:11.260
  • MULTIPLIED THE SOUND OF THEIR
  • 00:23:11.260 --> 00:23:13.100
  • FOOTSTEPS.
  • 00:23:13.100 --> 00:23:15.090
  • THEY SOUNDED LIKE A HUGE ARMY
  • 00:23:15.090 --> 00:23:16.140
  • WAS APPROACHING.
  • 00:23:16.140 --> 00:23:17.290
  • THE ENEMY ARMY GOT AFRAID, TOOK
  • 00:23:17.290 --> 00:23:19.210
  • OFF RUNNING, LEFT THEIR FOOD,
  • 00:23:19.210 --> 00:23:21.230
  • LEFT THEIR TREASURES, LEFT THE
  • 00:23:21.230 --> 00:23:23.040
  • WHOLE CAMP FILLED WITH SUPPLIES.
  • 00:23:23.040 --> 00:23:25.290
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:23:25.290 --> 00:23:27.080
  • THOSE FOUR LEPERS WENT BACK TO
  • 00:23:27.080 --> 00:23:28.080
  • THEIR FAMILY, THE ISRAELITES,
  • 00:23:28.080 --> 00:23:29.210
  • AND SAID, "COME WITH US.
  • 00:23:29.210 --> 00:23:31.040
  • THERE'S MORE THAN ENOUGH."
  • 00:23:31.040 --> 00:23:32.230
  • THE PEOPLE WERE SO EXCITED, SO
  • 00:23:32.230 --> 00:23:34.000
  • HUNGRY, THEY TOOK OFF RUNNING
  • 00:23:34.000 --> 00:23:35.150
  • OUT OF THE CITY TO GO GET THE
  • 00:23:35.150 --> 00:23:37.040
  • FOOD.
  • 00:23:37.040 --> 00:23:38.210
  • THIS ASSISTANT THAT SAID IT
  • 00:23:38.210 --> 00:23:40.050
  • WOULD NEVER HAPPEN WAS IN
  • 00:23:40.050 --> 00:23:41.240
  • CONTROL OF THE GATE.
  • 00:23:41.240 --> 00:23:43.260
  • WHEN THE PEOPLE CAME OUT RUNNING
  • 00:23:43.260 --> 00:23:45.040
  • SO FAST HE GOT KNOCKED DOWN AND
  • 00:23:45.040 --> 00:23:47.020
  • WAS TRAMPLED TO DEATH.
  • 00:23:47.020 --> 00:23:49.290
  • HE SAID IT WOULD NEVER HAPPEN
  • 00:23:49.290 --> 00:23:51.220
  • AND FOR HIM, HE WAS EXACTLY
  • 00:23:51.220 --> 00:23:53.090
  • RIGHT. IT NEVER HAPPENED.
  • 00:23:53.090 --> 00:23:54.280
  • (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:23:54.280 --> 00:23:56.140
  • GOD IS SAYING TODAY HE IS GOING
  • 00:23:56.140 --> 00:23:57.150
  • TO RESTORE WHAT WAS STOLEN.
  • 00:23:57.150 --> 00:23:59.090
  • HE IS GOING TO PAY YOU BACK FOR
  • 00:23:59.090 --> 00:24:00.110
  • WHAT YOU LOST.
  • 00:24:00.110 --> 00:24:01.170
  • HE IS GOING TO BRING YOU TO A
  • 00:24:01.170 --> 00:24:02.140
  • PLACE OF GREAT ABUNDANCE.
  • 00:24:02.140 --> 00:24:04.040
  • NOW HERE'S MY CHALLENGE.
  • 00:24:04.040 --> 00:24:04.280
  • (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:24:04.280 --> 00:24:05.230
  • DON'T BE LIKE THIS MAN.
  • 00:24:05.230 --> 00:24:07.010
  • "OH, I DON'T SEE HOW IT COULD
  • 00:24:07.010 --> 00:24:08.130
  • HAPPEN. I NEVER GET ANY GOOD
  • 00:24:08.130 --> 00:24:10.120
  • BREAKS. I'VE BEEN THROUGH TOO
  • 00:24:10.120 --> 00:24:11.100
  • MUCH."
  • 00:24:11.100 --> 00:24:12.180
  • NO, THAT'S GOING TO KEEP YOU
  • 00:24:12.180 --> 00:24:13.070
  • FROM GOD'S BEST.
  • 00:24:13.070 --> 00:24:14.190
  • YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE THIS
  • 00:24:14.190 --> 00:24:15.090
  • RESTORATION MENTALITY,
  • 00:24:15.090 --> 00:24:16.240
  • "GOD, I AGREE. I KNOW IT'S
  • 00:24:16.240 --> 00:24:18.100
  • PAYBACK TIME. I WANT TO THANK
  • 00:24:18.100 --> 00:24:20.080
  • YOU, LORD, FOR RESTORING THE
  • 00:24:20.080 --> 00:24:21.220
  • HEALTH, THE PEACE, THE JOY,
  • 00:24:21.220 --> 00:24:23.200
  • THE FINANCES, THE IDEAS,
  • 00:24:23.200 --> 00:24:25.200
  • EVERYTHING THAT BELONGS
  • 00:24:25.200 --> 00:24:26.220
  • TO ME."
  • 00:24:26.220 --> 00:24:28.200
  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWS GOD TO WORK.
  • 00:24:28.200 --> 00:24:30.180
  • BUT SOME OF YOU HAVE LET YOUR
  • 00:24:30.180 --> 00:24:31.160
  • THOUGHTS AND DISCOURAGEMENT AND
  • 00:24:31.160 --> 00:24:33.110
  • WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH TALK
  • 00:24:33.110 --> 00:24:34.210
  • YOU OUT OF IT.
  • 00:24:34.210 --> 00:24:36.030
  • BUT TODAY IS A NEW DAY. FAITH
  • 00:24:36.030 --> 00:24:37.100
  • IS RISING. STRONGHOLDS ARE
  • 00:24:37.100 --> 00:24:38.170
  • BEING BROKEN. FAVOR IS COMING.
  • 00:24:38.170 --> 00:24:40.050
  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE THIS
  • 00:24:40.050 --> 00:24:41.130
  • RESTORATION MENTALITY GOD IS NOT
  • 00:24:41.130 --> 00:24:44.050
  • ONLY GOING TO RESTORE WHAT'S
  • 00:24:44.050 --> 00:24:46.080
  • BEEN STOLEN BUT I BELIEVE AND
  • 00:24:46.080 --> 00:24:47.120
  • DECLARE YOU'RE COMING OUT
  • 00:24:47.120 --> 00:24:48.210
  • STRONGER, PROMOTED, INCREASED,
  • 00:24:48.210 --> 00:24:51.150
  • HEALTHIER, WISER.
  • 00:24:51.150 --> 00:24:53.180
  • YOU'RE COMING OUT TO A PLACE OF
  • 00:24:53.180 --> 00:24:55.080
  • ABUNDANCE.
  • 00:24:55.080 --> 00:24:56.280
  • IN JESUS' NAME.
  • 00:24:56.280 --> 00:24:58.040
  • IF YOU RECEIVE IT CAN YOU SAY,
  • 00:24:58.040 --> 00:24:59.060
  • "AMEN" TODAY? (AMEN.)
  • 00:24:59.060 --> 00:25:00.230
  • (CHEERING/APPLAUSE)
  • 00:25:00.230 --> 00:25:02.240
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  • THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:06.090 --> 00:25:07.260
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:07.260 --> 00:25:08.260
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:08.260 --> 00:25:10.240
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:10.240 --> 00:25:12.290
  • COME IN TO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:12.290 --> 00:25:15.020
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:15.130 --> 00:25:18.130
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  • SIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVE
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  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:21.040 --> 00:25:22.150
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
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  • CHURCH. KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:23.180 --> 00:25:24.240
  • HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOU PLACES
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