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Staying Open For Change

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October 24, 2020
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Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)GOD BLESS YOU. IT'S ALWAYS A
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  • (APPLAUSE)GOD BLESS YOU. IT'S ALWAYS AJOY TO COME INTO YOUR HOMES.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU. IT'S ALWAYS AJOY TO COME INTO YOUR HOMES.WE LOVE YOU.
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  • JOY TO COME INTO YOUR HOMES.WE LOVE YOU.IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA
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  • WE LOVE YOU.IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREAPLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PART OF
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  • IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREAPLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PART OFONE OF OUR SERVICES. I PROMISE
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  • PLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PART OFONE OF OUR SERVICES. I PROMISEYOU WE'LL MAKE YOU FEEL RIGHT
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  • ONE OF OUR SERVICES. I PROMISEYOU WE'LL MAKE YOU FEEL RIGHTAT HOME. BUT THANKS SO MUCH FOR
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  • YOU WE'LL MAKE YOU FEEL RIGHTAT HOME. BUT THANKS SO MUCH FORTUNING IN TODAY.
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  • AT HOME. BUT THANKS SO MUCH FORTUNING IN TODAY.THANK YOU AGAIN FOR COMING OUT.
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  • TUNING IN TODAY.THANK YOU AGAIN FOR COMING OUT.I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHING
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  • THANK YOU AGAIN FOR COMING OUT.I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHINGFUNNY.
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  • I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHINGFUNNY.I HEARD ABOUT THESE THREE MEN
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  • FUNNY.I HEARD ABOUT THESE THREE MENTHAT WERE OUT IN THE WILDERNESS.
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  • I HEARD ABOUT THESE THREE MENTHAT WERE OUT IN THE WILDERNESS.THEY CAME UPON THIS VIOLENT,
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  • THAT WERE OUT IN THE WILDERNESS.THEY CAME UPON THIS VIOLENT,RAGING RIVER. THEY NEEDED TO
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  • THEY CAME UPON THIS VIOLENT,RAGING RIVER. THEY NEEDED TOGET TO THE OTHER SIDE.
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  • RAGING RIVER. THEY NEEDED TOGET TO THE OTHER SIDE.THE FIRST MAN PRAYED, "GOD,
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  • GET TO THE OTHER SIDE.THE FIRST MAN PRAYED, "GOD,PLEASE GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TO
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  • THE FIRST MAN PRAYED, "GOD,PLEASE GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TOMAKE IT ACROSS." AND POOF, GOD
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  • PLEASE GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TOMAKE IT ACROSS." AND POOF, GODGAVE HIM BIG ARMS AND STRONG
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  • MAKE IT ACROSS." AND POOF, GODGAVE HIM BIG ARMS AND STRONGLEGS. HE WAS ABLE TO SWIM
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  • GAVE HIM BIG ARMS AND STRONGLEGS. HE WAS ABLE TO SWIMACROSS IN TWO HOURS.
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  • LEGS. HE WAS ABLE TO SWIMACROSS IN TWO HOURS.SEEING THIS THE NEXT MAN PRAYED,
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  • ACROSS IN TWO HOURS.SEEING THIS THE NEXT MAN PRAYED,"GOD, PLEASE GIVE ME THE
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  • SEEING THIS THE NEXT MAN PRAYED,"GOD, PLEASE GIVE ME THESTRENGTH AND THE TOOLS TO MAKE
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  • "GOD, PLEASE GIVE ME THESTRENGTH AND THE TOOLS TO MAKEIT ACROSS." AND POOF, GOD GAVE
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  • STRENGTH AND THE TOOLS TO MAKEIT ACROSS." AND POOF, GOD GAVEHIM A BOAT. HE WAS ABLE TO ROW
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  • IT ACROSS." AND POOF, GOD GAVEHIM A BOAT. HE WAS ABLE TO ROWACROSS IN 30 MINUTES.
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  • HIM A BOAT. HE WAS ABLE TO ROWACROSS IN 30 MINUTES.THE NEXT MAN SAID, "GOD, PLEASE
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  • ACROSS IN 30 MINUTES.THE NEXT MAN SAID, "GOD, PLEASEGIVE ME THE STRENGTH, THE TOOLS
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  • THE NEXT MAN SAID, "GOD, PLEASEGIVE ME THE STRENGTH, THE TOOLSAND THE INTELLIGENCE TO MAKE IT
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  • GIVE ME THE STRENGTH, THE TOOLSAND THE INTELLIGENCE TO MAKE ITACROSS." AND POOF, GOD TURNED
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  • AND THE INTELLIGENCE TO MAKE ITACROSS." AND POOF, GOD TURNEDHIM INTO A WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)
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  • ACROSS." AND POOF, GOD TURNEDHIM INTO A WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)SHE LOOKED AT THE MAP, HIKED
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  • HIM INTO A WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)SHE LOOKED AT THE MAP, HIKEDFIVE MINUTES UPSTREAM AND
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  • SHE LOOKED AT THE MAP, HIKEDFIVE MINUTES UPSTREAM ANDWALKED ACROSS THE BRIDGE.
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  • FIVE MINUTES UPSTREAM ANDWALKED ACROSS THE BRIDGE.(LAUGHTER)
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  • WALKED ACROSS THE BRIDGE.(LAUGHTER)HOLD UP YOUR BIBLES.
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  • (LAUGHTER)HOLD UP YOUR BIBLES.AND YES, THAT WAS SENT TO ME BY
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  • HOLD UP YOUR BIBLES.AND YES, THAT WAS SENT TO ME BYA WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)
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  • AND YES, THAT WAS SENT TO ME BYA WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • A WOMAN. (LAUGHTER)THIS IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • THIS IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORD
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORDOF GOD.
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORDOF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS:
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  • OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS:MY MIND IS ALERT.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS:MY MIND IS ALERT.MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • MY MIND IS ALERT.MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.
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  • MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.IN JESUS' NAME.
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.IN JESUS' NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • IN JESUS' NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT STAYING OPEN FOR CHANGE.
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT STAYING OPEN FOR CHANGE.MARK TWAIN SAID, "THE ONLY
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  • ABOUT STAYING OPEN FOR CHANGE.MARK TWAIN SAID, "THE ONLYPERSON THAT LIKES CHANGE IS A
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  • MARK TWAIN SAID, "THE ONLYPERSON THAT LIKES CHANGE IS AWET BABY." (LAUGHTER)
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  • PERSON THAT LIKES CHANGE IS AWET BABY." (LAUGHTER)CHANGE IS ONE OF THE MOST
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  • WET BABY." (LAUGHTER)CHANGE IS ONE OF THE MOSTDIFFICULT THINGS THAT WE ALL
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  • CHANGE IS ONE OF THE MOSTDIFFICULT THINGS THAT WE ALLFACE BUT CHANGE IS INEVITABLE.
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  • DIFFICULT THINGS THAT WE ALLFACE BUT CHANGE IS INEVITABLE.ONE REASON WE DON'T LIKE CHANGE
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  • FACE BUT CHANGE IS INEVITABLE.ONE REASON WE DON'T LIKE CHANGEIS WE GET COMFORTABLE WHERE WE
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  • ONE REASON WE DON'T LIKE CHANGEIS WE GET COMFORTABLE WHERE WEARE.
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  • IS WE GET COMFORTABLE WHERE WEARE.WE GET USED TO OUR FRIENDS, OUR
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  • ARE.WE GET USED TO OUR FRIENDS, OURJOB; THE PLACE WE LIVE.
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  • WE GET USED TO OUR FRIENDS, OURJOB; THE PLACE WE LIVE.AND EVEN IF IT'S NOT PERFECT WE
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  • JOB; THE PLACE WE LIVE.AND EVEN IF IT'S NOT PERFECT WEACCEPT IT BECAUSE IT'S FAMILIAR.
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  • AND EVEN IF IT'S NOT PERFECT WEACCEPT IT BECAUSE IT'S FAMILIAR.WHAT HAPPENS IS BECAUSE WE'RE
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  • ACCEPT IT BECAUSE IT'S FAMILIAR.WHAT HAPPENS IS BECAUSE WE'RENOT WILLING TO CHANGE WE GET
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  • WHAT HAPPENS IS BECAUSE WE'RENOT WILLING TO CHANGE WE GETSTUCK IN WHAT GOD USED TO DO
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  • NOT WILLING TO CHANGE WE GETSTUCK IN WHAT GOD USED TO DOINSTEAD OF MOVING FORWARD INTO
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  • STUCK IN WHAT GOD USED TO DOINSTEAD OF MOVING FORWARD INTOWHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO.
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  • INSTEAD OF MOVING FORWARD INTOWHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO.JUST BECAUSE GOD HAS BLESSED YOU
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  • WHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO.JUST BECAUSE GOD HAS BLESSED YOUWHERE YOU ARE DOESN'T MEAN YOU
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  • JUST BECAUSE GOD HAS BLESSED YOUWHERE YOU ARE DOESN'T MEAN YOUCAN JUST SIT BACK AND SETTLE
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  • WHERE YOU ARE DOESN'T MEAN YOUCAN JUST SIT BACK AND SETTLETHERE.
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  • CAN JUST SIT BACK AND SETTLETHERE.I READ ABOUT THESE PEOPLE THAT
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  • THERE.I READ ABOUT THESE PEOPLE THATWENT TO A LEADING COMPANY THAT
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  • I READ ABOUT THESE PEOPLE THATWENT TO A LEADING COMPANY THATRENTS OUT MOVIES AND VIDEOS.
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  • WENT TO A LEADING COMPANY THATRENTS OUT MOVIES AND VIDEOS.THEY SAID, "WE'VE GOT AN IDEA
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  • RENTS OUT MOVIES AND VIDEOS.THEY SAID, "WE'VE GOT AN IDEAAND WE'D LIKE TO PARTNER WITH
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  • THEY SAID, "WE'VE GOT AN IDEAAND WE'D LIKE TO PARTNER WITHYOU ON IT. WE'VE DEVELOPED THE
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  • AND WE'D LIKE TO PARTNER WITHYOU ON IT. WE'VE DEVELOPED THETECHNOLOGY TO SEND MOVIES
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  • YOU ON IT. WE'VE DEVELOPED THETECHNOLOGY TO SEND MOVIESTHROUGH THE INTERNET. THAT WAY
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  • TECHNOLOGY TO SEND MOVIESTHROUGH THE INTERNET. THAT WAYPEOPLE WOULDN'T HAVE TO COME UP
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  • THROUGH THE INTERNET. THAT WAYPEOPLE WOULDN'T HAVE TO COME UPTO THE STORE AND RENT THE MOVIE
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  • PEOPLE WOULDN'T HAVE TO COME UPTO THE STORE AND RENT THE MOVIEAND DRIVE BACK AND DROP IT OFF.
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  • TO THE STORE AND RENT THE MOVIEAND DRIVE BACK AND DROP IT OFF.IT WOULD ELIMINATE ALL THE
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  • AND DRIVE BACK AND DROP IT OFF.IT WOULD ELIMINATE ALL THETRAVEL."
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  • IT WOULD ELIMINATE ALL THETRAVEL."THE COMPANY WASN'T INTERESTED.
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  • TRAVEL."THE COMPANY WASN'T INTERESTED.THEY SAID, "NO, THANKS. WE'RE
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  • THE COMPANY WASN'T INTERESTED.THEY SAID, "NO, THANKS. WE'RETHE LEADERS IN OUR FIELD.
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  • THEY SAID, "NO, THANKS. WE'RETHE LEADERS IN OUR FIELD.WE KNOW WHAT WE'RE DOING."
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  • THE LEADERS IN OUR FIELD.WE KNOW WHAT WE'RE DOING."THE PEOPLE SAID, "FINE." WENT
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  • WE KNOW WHAT WE'RE DOING."THE PEOPLE SAID, "FINE." WENTOUT AND STARTED THEIR OWN
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  • THE PEOPLE SAID, "FINE." WENTOUT AND STARTED THEIR OWNCOMPANY. THEY CALLED IT
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  • OUT AND STARTED THEIR OWNCOMPANY. THEY CALLED ITNETFLIX.
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  • COMPANY. THEY CALLED ITNETFLIX.TODAY IT'S TAKEN OFF AND
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  • NETFLIX.TODAY IT'S TAKEN OFF ANDPRACTICALLY PUT THE OTHER PEOPLE
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  • TODAY IT'S TAKEN OFF ANDPRACTICALLY PUT THE OTHER PEOPLEOUT OF BUSINESS. MY POINT IS,
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  • PRACTICALLY PUT THE OTHER PEOPLEOUT OF BUSINESS. MY POINT IS,YOU HAVE TO STAY OPEN TO WHAT
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  • OUT OF BUSINESS. MY POINT IS,YOU HAVE TO STAY OPEN TO WHATGOD IS DOING NOW. WHAT WORKED
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  • YOU HAVE TO STAY OPEN TO WHATGOD IS DOING NOW. WHAT WORKEDFIVE YEARS AGO MAY NOT WORK
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  • GOD IS DOING NOW. WHAT WORKEDFIVE YEARS AGO MAY NOT WORKTODAY.
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  • FIVE YEARS AGO MAY NOT WORKTODAY.IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE
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  • TODAY.IF YOU'RE GOING TO BESUCCESSFUL YOU HAVE TO BE
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  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO BESUCCESSFUL YOU HAVE TO BEWILLING TO CHANGE.
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  • SUCCESSFUL YOU HAVE TO BEWILLING TO CHANGE.EVERY BLESSING IS NOT SUPPOSED
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  • WILLING TO CHANGE.EVERY BLESSING IS NOT SUPPOSEDTO BE PERMANENT.
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  • EVERY BLESSING IS NOT SUPPOSEDTO BE PERMANENT.EVERY PROVISION IS NOT SUPPOSED
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  • TO BE PERMANENT.EVERY PROVISION IS NOT SUPPOSEDTO LAST FOREVER.
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  • EVERY PROVISION IS NOT SUPPOSEDTO LAST FOREVER.WHEN THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL WERE
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  • TO LAST FOREVER.WHEN THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL WEREIN THE DESERT ON THE WAY TO THE
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  • WHEN THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL WEREIN THE DESERT ON THE WAY TO THEPROMISED LAND GOD GAVE THEM
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  • IN THE DESERT ON THE WAY TO THEPROMISED LAND GOD GAVE THEMMANNA TO EAT. THAT WAS GOOD.
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  • PROMISED LAND GOD GAVE THEMMANNA TO EAT. THAT WAS GOOD.IT SUSTAINED THEM FOR A WHILE
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  • MANNA TO EAT. THAT WAS GOOD.IT SUSTAINED THEM FOR A WHILEBUT IT WASN'T PERMANENT
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  • IT SUSTAINED THEM FOR A WHILEBUT IT WASN'T PERMANENTPROVISION. THE MANNA STOPPED
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  • BUT IT WASN'T PERMANENTPROVISION. THE MANNA STOPPEDCOMING. THEY HAD TO MOVE
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  • PROVISION. THE MANNA STOPPEDCOMING. THEY HAD TO MOVEFORWARD.
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  • COMING. THEY HAD TO MOVEFORWARD.GOD GAVE THEM QUAIL. THEY WERE
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  • FORWARD.GOD GAVE THEM QUAIL. THEY WEREEXCITED. THAT FED THEM FOR A
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  • GOD GAVE THEM QUAIL. THEY WEREEXCITED. THAT FED THEM FOR AWHILE BUT IT TOO WAS TEMPORARY.
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  • EXCITED. THAT FED THEM FOR AWHILE BUT IT TOO WAS TEMPORARY.GOD WAS TAKING THEM TO THE
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  • WHILE BUT IT TOO WAS TEMPORARY.GOD WAS TAKING THEM TO THEPROMISED LAND WHERE THEY WOULD
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  • GOD WAS TAKING THEM TO THEPROMISED LAND WHERE THEY WOULDHAVE PERMANENT PROVISION,
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  • PROMISED LAND WHERE THEY WOULDHAVE PERMANENT PROVISION,BLESSINGS AND FAVOR LIKE THEY
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  • HAVE PERMANENT PROVISION,BLESSINGS AND FAVOR LIKE THEYHAD NEVER SEEN BEFORE.
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  • BLESSINGS AND FAVOR LIKE THEYHAD NEVER SEEN BEFORE.WHEN THE MANNA STOPPED COMING,
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  • HAD NEVER SEEN BEFORE.WHEN THE MANNA STOPPED COMING,WHEN THE QUAIL DIDN'T SHOW UP,
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  • WHEN THE MANNA STOPPED COMING,WHEN THE QUAIL DIDN'T SHOW UP,THEY WERE SMART ENOUGH TO
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  • WHEN THE QUAIL DIDN'T SHOW UP,THEY WERE SMART ENOUGH TORECOGNIZE THAT WAS ONLY
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  • THEY WERE SMART ENOUGH TORECOGNIZE THAT WAS ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION, THAT GOD
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  • RECOGNIZE THAT WAS ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION, THAT GODHAD SOMETHING MUCH GREATER IN
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  • TEMPORARY PROVISION, THAT GODHAD SOMETHING MUCH GREATER INTHEIR FUTURE SO THEY KEPT MOVING
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  • HAD SOMETHING MUCH GREATER INTHEIR FUTURE SO THEY KEPT MOVINGFORWARD.
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  • THEIR FUTURE SO THEY KEPT MOVINGFORWARD.THE FACT IS GOD COULD HAVE KEPT
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  • FORWARD.THE FACT IS GOD COULD HAVE KEPTTHE QUAIL AND THE MANNA COMING.
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  • THE FACT IS GOD COULD HAVE KEPTTHE QUAIL AND THE MANNA COMING.HE IS GOD.
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  • THE QUAIL AND THE MANNA COMING.HE IS GOD.BUT GOD LIKES FRESHNESS.
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  • HE IS GOD.BUT GOD LIKES FRESHNESS.HE WORKS IN SEASONS.
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  • BUT GOD LIKES FRESHNESS.HE WORKS IN SEASONS.YOU CAN'T GET STUCK IN A RUT AND
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  • HE WORKS IN SEASONS.YOU CAN'T GET STUCK IN A RUT ANDTHINK THAT ONE WAY IS GOING TO
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  • YOU CAN'T GET STUCK IN A RUT ANDTHINK THAT ONE WAY IS GOING TOLAST FOREVER. IF YOU WILL STAY
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  • THINK THAT ONE WAY IS GOING TOLAST FOREVER. IF YOU WILL STAYOPEN AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE,
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  • LAST FOREVER. IF YOU WILL STAYOPEN AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE,MAKE ADJUSTMENTS, MAKE
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  • OPEN AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE,MAKE ADJUSTMENTS, MAKECORRECTIONS, TRY SOMETHING NEW,
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  • MAKE ADJUSTMENTS, MAKECORRECTIONS, TRY SOMETHING NEW,THEN YOUR PROVISION WILL LEAD
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  • CORRECTIONS, TRY SOMETHING NEW,THEN YOUR PROVISION WILL LEADYOU INTO YOUR PROMISED LAND.
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  • THEN YOUR PROVISION WILL LEADYOU INTO YOUR PROMISED LAND.IF THE MANNA STOPS COMING LIKE
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  • YOU INTO YOUR PROMISED LAND.IF THE MANNA STOPS COMING LIKEIT USED TO DON'T GET UPSET.
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  • IF THE MANNA STOPS COMING LIKEIT USED TO DON'T GET UPSET.DON'T GET STUCK THERE, TRY TO
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  • IT USED TO DON'T GET UPSET.DON'T GET STUCK THERE, TRY TOMAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN THAT GOD
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  • DON'T GET STUCK THERE, TRY TOMAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN THAT GODIS FINISHED WITH.
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  • MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN THAT GODIS FINISHED WITH.JUST KEEP MOVING FORWARD AND
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  • IS FINISHED WITH.JUST KEEP MOVING FORWARD ANDYOU'LL COME INTO YOUR QUAIL.
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  • JUST KEEP MOVING FORWARD ANDYOU'LL COME INTO YOUR QUAIL.IF THE QUAIL STOPS SHOWING UP
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  • YOU'LL COME INTO YOUR QUAIL.IF THE QUAIL STOPS SHOWING UPLOOK FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES.
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  • IF THE QUAIL STOPS SHOWING UPLOOK FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES.TWEAK WHAT YOU'RE DOING.
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  • LOOK FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES.TWEAK WHAT YOU'RE DOING.THAT'S A TEMPORARY PROVISION.
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  • TWEAK WHAT YOU'RE DOING.THAT'S A TEMPORARY PROVISION.GOD WANTS TO GET YOU TO YOUR
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  • THAT'S A TEMPORARY PROVISION.GOD WANTS TO GET YOU TO YOURNEXT PLACE OF BLESSING, ONE STEP
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  • GOD WANTS TO GET YOU TO YOURNEXT PLACE OF BLESSING, ONE STEPCLOSER TO YOUR PROMISED LAND.
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  • NEXT PLACE OF BLESSING, ONE STEPCLOSER TO YOUR PROMISED LAND.BUT TOO OFTEN WE GET STUCK IN
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  • CLOSER TO YOUR PROMISED LAND.BUT TOO OFTEN WE GET STUCK INTHE OLD. IT WORKED AT ONE TIME
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  • BUT TOO OFTEN WE GET STUCK INTHE OLD. IT WORKED AT ONE TIMESO WE THINK IT'S GOING TO WORK
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  • THE OLD. IT WORKED AT ONE TIMESO WE THINK IT'S GOING TO WORKALL THE TIME.
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  • SO WE THINK IT'S GOING TO WORKALL THE TIME.WHEN THEY NEEDED WATER BACK THEN
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  • ALL THE TIME.WHEN THEY NEEDED WATER BACK THENGOD TOLD MOSES TO STRIKE THE
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  • WHEN THEY NEEDED WATER BACK THENGOD TOLD MOSES TO STRIKE THEROCK. HE STRUCK THE ROCK AND
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  • GOD TOLD MOSES TO STRIKE THEROCK. HE STRUCK THE ROCK ANDWATER FLOWED OUT FREELY.
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  • ROCK. HE STRUCK THE ROCK ANDWATER FLOWED OUT FREELY.ANOTHER TIME THEY NEEDED WATER
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  • WATER FLOWED OUT FREELY.ANOTHER TIME THEY NEEDED WATERGOD TOLD MOSES, "SPEAK TO THE
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  • ANOTHER TIME THEY NEEDED WATERGOD TOLD MOSES, "SPEAK TO THEROCK."
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  • GOD TOLD MOSES, "SPEAK TO THEROCK."YOU KNOW WHAT MOSES DID?
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  • ROCK."YOU KNOW WHAT MOSES DID?HE WENT OVER AND STRUCK THE
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  • YOU KNOW WHAT MOSES DID?HE WENT OVER AND STRUCK THEROCK.
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  • HE WENT OVER AND STRUCK THEROCK.HE THOUGHT, "HEY, IT WORKED LAST
  • 00:05:02.358 --> 00:05:03.626
  • ROCK.HE THOUGHT, "HEY, IT WORKED LASTTIME. IT'LL WORK THIS TIME."
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  • HE THOUGHT, "HEY, IT WORKED LASTTIME. IT'LL WORK THIS TIME."THE SAME ROCK BUT GOD HAD A
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  • TIME. IT'LL WORK THIS TIME."THE SAME ROCK BUT GOD HAD ADIFFERENT PLAN. YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:05:06.829 --> 00:05:09.565
  • THE SAME ROCK BUT GOD HAD ADIFFERENT PLAN. YOU HAVE TOSTAY OPEN FOR SOMETHING NEW.
  • 00:05:09.565 --> 00:05:10.867
  • DIFFERENT PLAN. YOU HAVE TOSTAY OPEN FOR SOMETHING NEW.YOU CAN DO THE SAME THING THE
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  • STAY OPEN FOR SOMETHING NEW.YOU CAN DO THE SAME THING THESAME WAY YOU DID LAST TIME AND
  • 00:05:13.269 --> 00:05:14.837
  • YOU CAN DO THE SAME THING THESAME WAY YOU DID LAST TIME ANDHAD GREAT SUCCESS BUT THIS TIME
  • 00:05:14.837 --> 00:05:17.206
  • SAME WAY YOU DID LAST TIME ANDHAD GREAT SUCCESS BUT THIS TIMETHERE IS NO SUCCESS.
  • 00:05:17.206 --> 00:05:18.741
  • HAD GREAT SUCCESS BUT THIS TIMETHERE IS NO SUCCESS.IT'S BECAUSE GOD IS DOING A NEW
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  • THERE IS NO SUCCESS.IT'S BECAUSE GOD IS DOING A NEWTHING. IT MAY NOT BE SOMETHING
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  • IT'S BECAUSE GOD IS DOING A NEWTHING. IT MAY NOT BE SOMETHINGMAJOR WHERE YOU'RE MISSING IT,
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  • THING. IT MAY NOT BE SOMETHINGMAJOR WHERE YOU'RE MISSING IT,BUT LIKE MOSES, JUST SOMETHING
  • 00:05:23.980 --> 00:05:24.947
  • MAJOR WHERE YOU'RE MISSING IT,BUT LIKE MOSES, JUST SOMETHINGSMALL.
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  • BUT LIKE MOSES, JUST SOMETHINGSMALL.HE WAS STRIKING THE ROCK WHEN
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  • SMALL.HE WAS STRIKING THE ROCK WHENGOD HAD MOVED FORWARD AND HE
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  • HE WAS STRIKING THE ROCK WHENGOD HAD MOVED FORWARD AND HESHOULD HAVE BEEN SPEAKING TO THE
  • 00:05:29.352 --> 00:05:30.219
  • GOD HAD MOVED FORWARD AND HESHOULD HAVE BEEN SPEAKING TO THEROCK.
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  • SHOULD HAVE BEEN SPEAKING TO THEROCK.A SMALL TWEAK, A SMALL
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  • ROCK.A SMALL TWEAK, A SMALLADJUSTMENT, TO STAY IN SYNC WITH
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  • A SMALL TWEAK, A SMALLADJUSTMENT, TO STAY IN SYNC WITHTHE PLAN OF GOD.
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  • ADJUSTMENT, TO STAY IN SYNC WITHTHE PLAN OF GOD.I READ ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT IN
  • 00:05:37.460 --> 00:05:38.895
  • THE PLAN OF GOD.I READ ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT INWASHINGTON, D.C.
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  • I READ ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT INWASHINGTON, D.C.THEY HAD GREAT SUCCESS FOR A
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  • WASHINGTON, D.C.THEY HAD GREAT SUCCESS FOR AWHILE BUT THEN BUSINESS STARTED
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  • THEY HAD GREAT SUCCESS FOR AWHILE BUT THEN BUSINESS STARTEDGOING DOWN.
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  • WHILE BUT THEN BUSINESS STARTEDGOING DOWN.THEY COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHY.
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  • GOING DOWN.THEY COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHY.THEY WERE SERVING THE SAME FOOD,
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  • THEY COULDN'T FIGURE OUT WHY.THEY WERE SERVING THE SAME FOOD,SAME CHEF, SAME AMOUNT OF
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  • THEY WERE SERVING THE SAME FOOD,SAME CHEF, SAME AMOUNT OFADVERTISEMENT, BUT BUSINESS WAS
  • 00:05:48.471 --> 00:05:51.107
  • SAME CHEF, SAME AMOUNT OFADVERTISEMENT, BUT BUSINESS WASABOUT HALF WHAT IT USED TO BE.
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  • ADVERTISEMENT, BUT BUSINESS WASABOUT HALF WHAT IT USED TO BE.ONE DAY A CUSTOMER SAID TO THE
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  • ABOUT HALF WHAT IT USED TO BE.ONE DAY A CUSTOMER SAID TO THEOWNER, "A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT
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  • ONE DAY A CUSTOMER SAID TO THEOWNER, "A LOT OF PEOPLE THATCOME IN HERE WORK FOR THE CIA
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  • OWNER, "A LOT OF PEOPLE THATCOME IN HERE WORK FOR THE CIAAND YOUR TABLES ARE TOO CLOSE
  • 00:05:59.282 --> 00:06:02.018
  • COME IN HERE WORK FOR THE CIAAND YOUR TABLES ARE TOO CLOSETOGETHER. THERE'S NO PRIVACY."
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  • AND YOUR TABLES ARE TOO CLOSETOGETHER. THERE'S NO PRIVACY."THE OWNER MADE A SMALL TWEAK,
  • 00:06:03.920 --> 00:06:05.488
  • TOGETHER. THERE'S NO PRIVACY."THE OWNER MADE A SMALL TWEAK,REMOVED ABOUT A DOZEN TABLES ON
  • 00:06:05.488 --> 00:06:07.023
  • THE OWNER MADE A SMALL TWEAK,REMOVED ABOUT A DOZEN TABLES ONTHE FLOOR, SPREAD THE OTHERS OUT
  • 00:06:07.023 --> 00:06:08.291
  • REMOVED ABOUT A DOZEN TABLES ONTHE FLOOR, SPREAD THE OTHERS OUTAND BUSINESS WENT BACK TO
  • 00:06:08.291 --> 00:06:10.193
  • THE FLOOR, SPREAD THE OTHERS OUTAND BUSINESS WENT BACK TOBOOMING LIKE IT WAS BEFORE.
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  • AND BUSINESS WENT BACK TOBOOMING LIKE IT WAS BEFORE.SOMETIMES A MINOR ADJUSTMENT
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  • BOOMING LIKE IT WAS BEFORE.SOMETIMES A MINOR ADJUSTMENTCAN MAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.
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  • SOMETIMES A MINOR ADJUSTMENTCAN MAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.LET ME MAKE IT MORE PRACTICAL.
  • 00:06:16.666 --> 00:06:18.835
  • CAN MAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.LET ME MAKE IT MORE PRACTICAL.ONE FRIEND YOU'RE HANGING AROUND
  • 00:06:18.835 --> 00:06:20.503
  • LET ME MAKE IT MORE PRACTICAL.ONE FRIEND YOU'RE HANGING AROUNDTHAT WAS GOOD FOR A SEASON BUT
  • 00:06:20.503 --> 00:06:22.238
  • ONE FRIEND YOU'RE HANGING AROUNDTHAT WAS GOOD FOR A SEASON BUTNOW IT'S A NEW DAY AND THEY'RE
  • 00:06:22.238 --> 00:06:24.040
  • THAT WAS GOOD FOR A SEASON BUTNOW IT'S A NEW DAY AND THEY'REHOLDING YOU BACK.
  • 00:06:24.040 --> 00:06:25.241
  • NOW IT'S A NEW DAY AND THEY'REHOLDING YOU BACK.IF YOU WOULD MAKE A SMALL TWEAK
  • 00:06:25.241 --> 00:06:26.776
  • HOLDING YOU BACK.IF YOU WOULD MAKE A SMALL TWEAKIT WOULD MAKE A MAJOR DIFFERENCE
  • 00:06:26.776 --> 00:06:27.977
  • IF YOU WOULD MAKE A SMALL TWEAKIT WOULD MAKE A MAJOR DIFFERENCEIN YOUR LIFE. STAY OPEN FOR
  • 00:06:27.977 --> 00:06:29.745
  • IT WOULD MAKE A MAJOR DIFFERENCEIN YOUR LIFE. STAY OPEN FORCHANGE. BE WILLING TO MAKE
  • 00:06:29.745 --> 00:06:32.148
  • IN YOUR LIFE. STAY OPEN FORCHANGE. BE WILLING TO MAKEADJUSTMENTS IN YOUR ATTITUDE,
  • 00:06:32.148 --> 00:06:33.416
  • CHANGE. BE WILLING TO MAKEADJUSTMENTS IN YOUR ATTITUDE,IN RELATIONSHIPS, IN YOUR
  • 00:06:33.416 --> 00:06:34.851
  • ADJUSTMENTS IN YOUR ATTITUDE,IN RELATIONSHIPS, IN YOURCAREER.
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  • IN RELATIONSHIPS, IN YOURCAREER.DON'T BE LIKE THE FIRST COMPANY
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  • CAREER.DON'T BE LIKE THE FIRST COMPANYI TALKED ABOUT AND BE A
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  • DON'T BE LIKE THE FIRST COMPANYI TALKED ABOUT AND BE AKNOW-IT-ALL AND THINK THAT THERE
  • 00:06:38.588 --> 00:06:41.023
  • I TALKED ABOUT AND BE AKNOW-IT-ALL AND THINK THAT THEREIS NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.
  • 00:06:41.023 --> 00:06:42.658
  • KNOW-IT-ALL AND THINK THAT THEREIS NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.WE SHOULD ALWAYS STAY OPEN TO
  • 00:06:42.658 --> 00:06:45.628
  • IS NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.WE SHOULD ALWAYS STAY OPEN TOADVICE, OPEN TO SUGGESTIONS FROM
  • 00:06:45.628 --> 00:06:47.230
  • WE SHOULD ALWAYS STAY OPEN TOADVICE, OPEN TO SUGGESTIONS FROMFRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS THAT
  • 00:06:47.230 --> 00:06:49.131
  • ADVICE, OPEN TO SUGGESTIONS FROMFRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS THATLOVE US AND BELIEVE IN US.
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  • FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS THATLOVE US AND BELIEVE IN US.SOMETIMES WE CAN GET SO CLOSE
  • 00:06:50.566 --> 00:06:52.235
  • LOVE US AND BELIEVE IN US.SOMETIMES WE CAN GET SO CLOSETO A SITUATION WE CAN'T SEE THE
  • 00:06:52.235 --> 00:06:53.870
  • SOMETIMES WE CAN GET SO CLOSETO A SITUATION WE CAN'T SEE THEOBVIOUS.
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  • TO A SITUATION WE CAN'T SEE THEOBVIOUS.THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO PAY
  • 00:06:54.971 --> 00:06:55.771
  • OBVIOUS.THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO PAYATTENTION TO WHO GOD HAS PUT IN
  • 00:06:55.771 --> 00:06:57.340
  • THAT'S WHY YOU NEED TO PAYATTENTION TO WHO GOD HAS PUT INYOUR LIFE.
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  • ATTENTION TO WHO GOD HAS PUT INYOUR LIFE.YOU MAY NOT TAKE EVERY BIT OF
  • 00:06:58.608 --> 00:07:00.276
  • YOUR LIFE.YOU MAY NOT TAKE EVERY BIT OFADVICE BUT THERE WILL BE CERTAIN
  • 00:07:00.276 --> 00:07:02.044
  • YOU MAY NOT TAKE EVERY BIT OFADVICE BUT THERE WILL BE CERTAINTHINGS THEY SAY THAT BEAR
  • 00:07:02.044 --> 00:07:03.713
  • ADVICE BUT THERE WILL BE CERTAINTHINGS THEY SAY THAT BEARWITNESS TO YOUR SPIRIT.
  • 00:07:03.713 --> 00:07:04.847
  • THINGS THEY SAY THAT BEARWITNESS TO YOUR SPIRIT.YOU KNOW IT'S RIGHT FOR YOU AND
  • 00:07:04.847 --> 00:07:06.315
  • WITNESS TO YOUR SPIRIT.YOU KNOW IT'S RIGHT FOR YOU ANDIT WILL BE INSTRUMENTAL IN YOU
  • 00:07:06.315 --> 00:07:07.583
  • YOU KNOW IT'S RIGHT FOR YOU ANDIT WILL BE INSTRUMENTAL IN YOUMOVING FORWARD, JUST A SMALL
  • 00:07:07.583 --> 00:07:09.585
  • IT WILL BE INSTRUMENTAL IN YOUMOVING FORWARD, JUST A SMALLWORD OF ADVICE.
  • 00:07:09.585 --> 00:07:11.354
  • MOVING FORWARD, JUST A SMALLWORD OF ADVICE.I TALKED TO YOUNG MAN AFTER THE
  • 00:07:11.354 --> 00:07:12.755
  • WORD OF ADVICE.I TALKED TO YOUNG MAN AFTER THESERVICE A WHILE BACK. HE WAS
  • 00:07:12.755 --> 00:07:14.056
  • I TALKED TO YOUNG MAN AFTER THESERVICE A WHILE BACK. HE WASRAISED IN A REALLY ROUGH
  • 00:07:14.056 --> 00:07:15.858
  • SERVICE A WHILE BACK. HE WASRAISED IN A REALLY ROUGHENVIRONMENT.
  • 00:07:15.858 --> 00:07:16.826
  • RAISED IN A REALLY ROUGHENVIRONMENT.HE SAID, "JOEL, THE ONLY THING I
  • 00:07:16.826 --> 00:07:19.862
  • ENVIRONMENT.HE SAID, "JOEL, THE ONLY THING IKNOW HOW TO DO IS SELL DRUGS.
  • 00:07:19.862 --> 00:07:20.763
  • HE SAID, "JOEL, THE ONLY THING IKNOW HOW TO DO IS SELL DRUGS.I'VE NEVER BEEN TO COLLEGE.
  • 00:07:20.763 --> 00:07:22.198
  • KNOW HOW TO DO IS SELL DRUGS.I'VE NEVER BEEN TO COLLEGE.DON'T HAVE ANY SPECIAL SKILLS.
  • 00:07:22.198 --> 00:07:23.332
  • I'VE NEVER BEEN TO COLLEGE.DON'T HAVE ANY SPECIAL SKILLS.THAT'S THE ONLY WAY I KNOW HOW
  • 00:07:23.332 --> 00:07:25.601
  • DON'T HAVE ANY SPECIAL SKILLS.THAT'S THE ONLY WAY I KNOW HOWTO MAKE A LIVING."
  • 00:07:25.601 --> 00:07:27.003
  • THAT'S THE ONLY WAY I KNOW HOWTO MAKE A LIVING."I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLING YOU;
  • 00:07:27.003 --> 00:07:28.871
  • TO MAKE A LIVING."I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLING YOU;A MINOR ADJUSTMENT COULD MAKE A
  • 00:07:28.871 --> 00:07:30.773
  • I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLING YOU;A MINOR ADJUSTMENT COULD MAKE AMAJOR IMPROVEMENT.
  • 00:07:30.773 --> 00:07:32.041
  • A MINOR ADJUSTMENT COULD MAKE AMAJOR IMPROVEMENT.I SAID, "WHAT DO YOU MEAN?"
  • 00:07:32.041 --> 00:07:33.376
  • MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.I SAID, "WHAT DO YOU MEAN?"I SAID, "YOU'RE SELLING YOURSELF
  • 00:07:33.376 --> 00:07:35.144
  • I SAID, "WHAT DO YOU MEAN?"I SAID, "YOU'RE SELLING YOURSELFSHORT. IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGS
  • 00:07:35.144 --> 00:07:37.313
  • I SAID, "YOU'RE SELLING YOURSELFSHORT. IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGSTHAT MEANS YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW
  • 00:07:37.313 --> 00:07:38.714
  • SHORT. IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGSTHAT MEANS YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOWTO MARKET A PRODUCT. THAT'S
  • 00:07:38.714 --> 00:07:40.082
  • THAT MEANS YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOWTO MARKET A PRODUCT. THAT'SMARKETING.
  • 00:07:40.082 --> 00:07:41.150
  • TO MARKET A PRODUCT. THAT'SMARKETING.YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO GET THE
  • 00:07:41.150 --> 00:07:43.286
  • MARKETING.YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO GET THEWORD OUT. THAT'S ADVERTISEMENT.
  • 00:07:43.286 --> 00:07:44.420
  • YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO GET THEWORD OUT. THAT'S ADVERTISEMENT.YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO TAKE
  • 00:07:44.420 --> 00:07:45.888
  • WORD OUT. THAT'S ADVERTISEMENT.YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO TAKECARE OF YOUR CLIENTS. THAT'S
  • 00:07:45.888 --> 00:07:47.123
  • YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO TAKECARE OF YOUR CLIENTS. THAT'SCUSTOMER SERVICE."
  • 00:07:47.123 --> 00:07:48.357
  • CARE OF YOUR CLIENTS. THAT'SCUSTOMER SERVICE."(LAUGHTER/APPLAUSE)
  • 00:07:48.357 --> 00:07:49.091
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE."(LAUGHTER/APPLAUSE)"YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHEN TO SELL
  • 00:07:49.091 --> 00:07:50.493
  • (LAUGHTER/APPLAUSE)"YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHEN TO SELLAND WHEN NOT TO SELL. THAT'S A
  • 00:07:50.493 --> 00:07:53.496
  • "YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHEN TO SELLAND WHEN NOT TO SELL. THAT'S AMANAGEMENT DECISION."
  • 00:07:53.496 --> 00:07:54.597
  • AND WHEN NOT TO SELL. THAT'S AMANAGEMENT DECISION.""IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGS YOU CAN
  • 00:07:54.597 --> 00:07:55.998
  • MANAGEMENT DECISION.""IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGS YOU CANSELL STOCKS AND BONDS. YOU CAN
  • 00:07:55.998 --> 00:07:57.433
  • "IF YOU CAN SELL DRUGS YOU CANSELL STOCKS AND BONDS. YOU CANSELL INSURANCE. YOU CAN SELL
  • 00:07:57.433 --> 00:07:58.834
  • SELL STOCKS AND BONDS. YOU CANSELL INSURANCE. YOU CAN SELLMEDICAL SUPPLIES. BE WILLING TO
  • 00:07:58.834 --> 00:08:00.670
  • SELL INSURANCE. YOU CAN SELLMEDICAL SUPPLIES. BE WILLING TOCHANGE."
  • 00:08:00.670 --> 00:08:02.438
  • MEDICAL SUPPLIES. BE WILLING TOCHANGE."BE WILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.
  • 00:08:02.438 --> 00:08:04.273
  • CHANGE."BE WILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:08:04.273 --> 00:08:04.907
  • BE WILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.(APPLAUSE)WHEN I FIRST STARTED
  • 00:08:04.907 --> 00:08:06.075
  • (APPLAUSE)WHEN I FIRST STARTEDMINISTERING I USED TO WRITE MY
  • 00:08:06.075 --> 00:08:07.376
  • WHEN I FIRST STARTEDMINISTERING I USED TO WRITE MYSERMONS BY HAND. I KNOW HOW TO
  • 00:08:07.376 --> 00:08:08.811
  • MINISTERING I USED TO WRITE MYSERMONS BY HAND. I KNOW HOW TOTYPE BUT I WAS VERY SLOW AND
  • 00:08:08.811 --> 00:08:10.279
  • SERMONS BY HAND. I KNOW HOW TOTYPE BUT I WAS VERY SLOW ANDIT'S JUST EASIER TO DO IT LONG
  • 00:08:10.279 --> 00:08:11.514
  • TYPE BUT I WAS VERY SLOW ANDIT'S JUST EASIER TO DO IT LONGHAND. I WOULD HAVE PAGES AND
  • 00:08:11.514 --> 00:08:13.783
  • IT'S JUST EASIER TO DO IT LONGHAND. I WOULD HAVE PAGES ANDPAGES OF NOTES.
  • 00:08:13.783 --> 00:08:14.917
  • HAND. I WOULD HAVE PAGES ANDPAGES OF NOTES.IT WOULD BE LIKE A MAZE.
  • 00:08:14.917 --> 00:08:16.152
  • PAGES OF NOTES.IT WOULD BE LIKE A MAZE.THIS PARAGRAPH GOES OVER HERE,
  • 00:08:16.152 --> 00:08:17.053
  • IT WOULD BE LIKE A MAZE.THIS PARAGRAPH GOES OVER HERE,THIS ONE HERE. IT WOULD HAVE
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  • THIS PARAGRAPH GOES OVER HERE,THIS ONE HERE. IT WOULD HAVEALL THESE LINES DRAWN.
  • 00:08:19.155 --> 00:08:20.056
  • THIS ONE HERE. IT WOULD HAVEALL THESE LINES DRAWN.IT WOULD TAKE AS MUCH TIME AND
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  • ALL THESE LINES DRAWN.IT WOULD TAKE AS MUCH TIME ANDENERGY TO TRY TO REMEMBER WHERE
  • 00:08:21.290 --> 00:08:23.025
  • IT WOULD TAKE AS MUCH TIME ANDENERGY TO TRY TO REMEMBER WHEREEVERYTHING WENT AS IT DID TO
  • 00:08:23.025 --> 00:08:24.527
  • ENERGY TO TRY TO REMEMBER WHEREEVERYTHING WENT AS IT DID TOPREPARE THE MESSAGE. I WOULD
  • 00:08:24.527 --> 00:08:26.162
  • EVERYTHING WENT AS IT DID TOPREPARE THE MESSAGE. I WOULDSIT DOWN WITH MY ASSISTANT
  • 00:08:26.162 --> 00:08:26.963
  • PREPARE THE MESSAGE. I WOULDSIT DOWN WITH MY ASSISTANTAFTERWARDS AND SHE WOULD TYPE
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  • SIT DOWN WITH MY ASSISTANTAFTERWARDS AND SHE WOULD TYPEIT ALL FOR ME.
  • 00:08:27.997 --> 00:08:28.931
  • AFTERWARDS AND SHE WOULD TYPEIT ALL FOR ME.BUT ONE DAY VICTORIA SAID,
  • 00:08:28.931 --> 00:08:30.466
  • IT ALL FOR ME.BUT ONE DAY VICTORIA SAID,"JOEL, YOU'VE GOT TO GET ON THE
  • 00:08:30.466 --> 00:08:32.868
  • BUT ONE DAY VICTORIA SAID,"JOEL, YOU'VE GOT TO GET ON THECOMPUTER AND START TYPING THIS
  • 00:08:32.868 --> 00:08:33.636
  • "JOEL, YOU'VE GOT TO GET ON THECOMPUTER AND START TYPING THISYOURSELF. YOU CAN CUT AND
  • 00:08:33.636 --> 00:08:34.870
  • COMPUTER AND START TYPING THISYOURSELF. YOU CAN CUT ANDPASTE, MOVE THINGS AROUND, MAKE
  • 00:08:34.870 --> 00:08:35.972
  • YOURSELF. YOU CAN CUT ANDPASTE, MOVE THINGS AROUND, MAKEIT SO MUCH EASIER, SAVE YOU SO
  • 00:08:35.972 --> 00:08:37.873
  • PASTE, MOVE THINGS AROUND, MAKEIT SO MUCH EASIER, SAVE YOU SOMUCH TIME."
  • 00:08:37.873 --> 00:08:38.841
  • IT SO MUCH EASIER, SAVE YOU SOMUCH TIME."ONE DAY I TOOK HER ADVICE AND I
  • 00:08:38.841 --> 00:08:40.643
  • MUCH TIME."ONE DAY I TOOK HER ADVICE AND IMADE THAT ADJUSTMENT. IT SAVED
  • 00:08:40.643 --> 00:08:41.944
  • ONE DAY I TOOK HER ADVICE AND IMADE THAT ADJUSTMENT. IT SAVEDME HOURS AND HOURS EVERY WEEK.
  • 00:08:41.944 --> 00:08:43.713
  • MADE THAT ADJUSTMENT. IT SAVEDME HOURS AND HOURS EVERY WEEK.A MINOR ADJUSTMENT MADE A MAJOR
  • 00:08:43.713 --> 00:08:45.681
  • ME HOURS AND HOURS EVERY WEEK.A MINOR ADJUSTMENT MADE A MAJORIMPROVEMENT.
  • 00:08:45.681 --> 00:08:47.850
  • A MINOR ADJUSTMENT MADE A MAJORIMPROVEMENT.MY MOTHER IS 78 YEARS OLD AND
  • 00:08:47.850 --> 00:08:49.118
  • IMPROVEMENT.MY MOTHER IS 78 YEARS OLD ANDJUST RECENTLY SHE LEARNED HOW TO
  • 00:08:49.118 --> 00:08:51.354
  • MY MOTHER IS 78 YEARS OLD ANDJUST RECENTLY SHE LEARNED HOW TOTEXT.
  • 00:08:51.354 --> 00:08:53.990
  • JUST RECENTLY SHE LEARNED HOW TOTEXT.YEAH, SHE'S DANGEROUS NOW.
  • 00:08:53.990 --> 00:08:56.359
  • TEXT.YEAH, SHE'S DANGEROUS NOW.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:08:56.359 --> 00:08:57.293
  • YEAH, SHE'S DANGEROUS NOW.(LAUGHTER)I GET TEXTS FROM HER ALL THE
  • 00:08:57.293 --> 00:08:58.494
  • (LAUGHTER)I GET TEXTS FROM HER ALL THETIME. (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:08:58.494 --> 00:08:59.328
  • I GET TEXTS FROM HER ALL THETIME. (LAUGHTER)ABOUT HALF OF THEM I
  • 00:08:59.328 --> 00:09:00.396
  • TIME. (LAUGHTER)ABOUT HALF OF THEM IUNDERSTAND; THE OTHER HALF IS
  • 00:09:00.396 --> 00:09:02.031
  • ABOUT HALF OF THEM IUNDERSTAND; THE OTHER HALF ISLIKE SHE'S SPEAKING IN TONGUES.
  • 00:09:02.031 --> 00:09:03.499
  • UNDERSTAND; THE OTHER HALF ISLIKE SHE'S SPEAKING IN TONGUES.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:09:03.499 --> 00:09:04.433
  • LIKE SHE'S SPEAKING IN TONGUES.(LAUGHTER)I AM SO IMPRESSED THAT SHE
  • 00:09:04.433 --> 00:09:06.002
  • (LAUGHTER)I AM SO IMPRESSED THAT SHESTAYS OPEN. SHE'S WILLING TO
  • 00:09:06.002 --> 00:09:07.570
  • I AM SO IMPRESSED THAT SHESTAYS OPEN. SHE'S WILLING TOTRY SOMETHING NEW.
  • 00:09:07.570 --> 00:09:08.871
  • STAYS OPEN. SHE'S WILLING TOTRY SOMETHING NEW.I ALREADY DECIDED I'M GOING TO
  • 00:09:08.871 --> 00:09:09.772
  • TRY SOMETHING NEW.I ALREADY DECIDED I'M GOING TOGET HER A COLOR TV FOR
  • 00:09:09.772 --> 00:09:12.141
  • I ALREADY DECIDED I'M GOING TOGET HER A COLOR TV FORCHRISTMAS. SHE TOLD ME AFTER
  • 00:09:12.141 --> 00:09:13.209
  • GET HER A COLOR TV FORCHRISTMAS. SHE TOLD ME AFTERTHE SERVICE, "MAKE SURE IT'S
  • 00:09:13.209 --> 00:09:16.345
  • CHRISTMAS. SHE TOLD ME AFTERTHE SERVICE, "MAKE SURE IT'SHD." (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:09:16.345 --> 00:09:17.613
  • THE SERVICE, "MAKE SURE IT'SHD." (LAUGHTER)ARE YOU STUCK IN WHAT GOD USED
  • 00:09:17.613 --> 00:09:19.982
  • HD." (LAUGHTER)ARE YOU STUCK IN WHAT GOD USEDTO DO AND IT'S KEEPING YOU FROM
  • 00:09:19.982 --> 00:09:21.884
  • ARE YOU STUCK IN WHAT GOD USEDTO DO AND IT'S KEEPING YOU FROMWHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?
  • 00:09:21.884 --> 00:09:23.686
  • TO DO AND IT'S KEEPING YOU FROMWHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?ARE YOU STILL STRIKING THE ROCK
  • 00:09:23.686 --> 00:09:25.454
  • WHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?ARE YOU STILL STRIKING THE ROCKTRYING TO MAKE WHAT HAPPENED
  • 00:09:25.454 --> 00:09:27.289
  • ARE YOU STILL STRIKING THE ROCKTRYING TO MAKE WHAT HAPPENEDYESTERDAY HAPPEN TODAY?
  • 00:09:27.289 --> 00:09:28.758
  • TRYING TO MAKE WHAT HAPPENEDYESTERDAY HAPPEN TODAY?TOO OFTEN WE GET COMFORTABLE
  • 00:09:28.758 --> 00:09:30.760
  • YESTERDAY HAPPEN TODAY?TOO OFTEN WE GET COMFORTABLEWITH TEMPORARY PROVISION.
  • 00:09:30.760 --> 00:09:32.461
  • TOO OFTEN WE GET COMFORTABLEWITH TEMPORARY PROVISION.THE GOOD NEWS IS GOD LOVES US
  • 00:09:32.461 --> 00:09:34.463
  • WITH TEMPORARY PROVISION.THE GOOD NEWS IS GOD LOVES USTOO MUCH TO LEAVE US THERE.
  • 00:09:34.463 --> 00:09:35.865
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS GOD LOVES USTOO MUCH TO LEAVE US THERE.LIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, THERE
  • 00:09:35.865 --> 00:09:37.767
  • TOO MUCH TO LEAVE US THERE.LIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, THEREWILL BE TIMES WHEN THE PROVISION
  • 00:09:37.767 --> 00:09:39.201
  • LIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, THEREWILL BE TIMES WHEN THE PROVISIONDRIES UP AND IT FORCES US TO
  • 00:09:39.201 --> 00:09:42.038
  • WILL BE TIMES WHEN THE PROVISIONDRIES UP AND IT FORCES US TOCHANGE.
  • 00:09:42.038 --> 00:09:43.172
  • DRIES UP AND IT FORCES US TOCHANGE.AN OPPORTUNITY SHUTS DOWN.
  • 00:09:43.172 --> 00:09:44.640
  • CHANGE.AN OPPORTUNITY SHUTS DOWN.YOU LOSE A CLIENT. A FRIEND
  • 00:09:44.640 --> 00:09:46.108
  • AN OPPORTUNITY SHUTS DOWN.YOU LOSE A CLIENT. A FRIENDMOVES TO ANOTHER CITY. WHAT
  • 00:09:46.108 --> 00:09:47.176
  • YOU LOSE A CLIENT. A FRIENDMOVES TO ANOTHER CITY. WHATHAPPENED?
  • 00:09:47.176 --> 00:09:48.444
  • MOVES TO ANOTHER CITY. WHATHAPPENED?THE MANNA STOPPED COMING.
  • 00:09:48.444 --> 00:09:50.179
  • HAPPENED?THE MANNA STOPPED COMING.GOD IS NOT TRYING TO MAKE YOUR
  • 00:09:50.179 --> 00:09:51.213
  • THE MANNA STOPPED COMING.GOD IS NOT TRYING TO MAKE YOURLIFE MISERABLE. HE'S TRYING TO
  • 00:09:51.213 --> 00:09:52.948
  • GOD IS NOT TRYING TO MAKE YOURLIFE MISERABLE. HE'S TRYING TOGET YOU IN POSITION TO RECEIVE
  • 00:09:52.948 --> 00:09:55.351
  • LIFE MISERABLE. HE'S TRYING TOGET YOU IN POSITION TO RECEIVEA NEW LEVEL OF HIS FAVOR.
  • 00:09:55.351 --> 00:09:56.519
  • GET YOU IN POSITION TO RECEIVEA NEW LEVEL OF HIS FAVOR.IF YOU'RE GOING TO SEE THIS
  • 00:09:56.519 --> 00:09:57.653
  • A NEW LEVEL OF HIS FAVOR.IF YOU'RE GOING TO SEE THISINCREASE YOU HAVE TO RECOGNIZE
  • 00:09:57.653 --> 00:09:59.255
  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO SEE THISINCREASE YOU HAVE TO RECOGNIZEWHEN THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING AND
  • 00:09:59.255 --> 00:10:01.257
  • INCREASE YOU HAVE TO RECOGNIZEWHEN THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING ANDNOT TRY TO HOLD ON TO SOMETHING
  • 00:10:01.257 --> 00:10:05.194
  • WHEN THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING ANDNOT TRY TO HOLD ON TO SOMETHINGTHAT GOD IS DONE WITH.
  • 00:10:05.194 --> 00:10:06.629
  • NOT TRY TO HOLD ON TO SOMETHINGTHAT GOD IS DONE WITH.I KNOW PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING TO
  • 00:10:06.629 --> 00:10:08.564
  • THAT GOD IS DONE WITH.I KNOW PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING TOHOLD ON TO A RELATIONSHIP, A
  • 00:10:08.564 --> 00:10:10.266
  • I KNOW PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING TOHOLD ON TO A RELATIONSHIP, AFRIENDSHIP-NOT A MARRIAGE-BUT A
  • 00:10:10.266 --> 00:10:11.834
  • HOLD ON TO A RELATIONSHIP, AFRIENDSHIP-NOT A MARRIAGE-BUT AFRIENDSHIP THAT'S BEEN DONE FOR
  • 00:10:11.834 --> 00:10:13.636
  • FRIENDSHIP-NOT A MARRIAGE-BUT AFRIENDSHIP THAT'S BEEN DONE FORFIVE YEARS. IT'S DRAGGING, NOT
  • 00:10:13.636 --> 00:10:17.540
  • FRIENDSHIP THAT'S BEEN DONE FORFIVE YEARS. IT'S DRAGGING, NOTBRINGING THEM ANY JOY.
  • 00:10:17.540 --> 00:10:19.108
  • FIVE YEARS. IT'S DRAGGING, NOTBRINGING THEM ANY JOY.BUT THEY WANT IT TO BE JUST LIKE
  • 00:10:19.108 --> 00:10:20.409
  • BRINGING THEM ANY JOY.BUT THEY WANT IT TO BE JUST LIKEIT WAS TEN YEARS AGO BEFORE THEY
  • 00:10:20.409 --> 00:10:21.377
  • BUT THEY WANT IT TO BE JUST LIKEIT WAS TEN YEARS AGO BEFORE THEYHAD CHILDREN, BEFORE THEY WERE
  • 00:10:21.377 --> 00:10:22.445
  • IT WAS TEN YEARS AGO BEFORE THEYHAD CHILDREN, BEFORE THEY WEREMARRIED, BEFORE THEY HAD
  • 00:10:22.445 --> 00:10:23.579
  • HAD CHILDREN, BEFORE THEY WEREMARRIED, BEFORE THEY HADRESPONSIBILITY. NO, IT'S A NEW
  • 00:10:23.579 --> 00:10:25.414
  • MARRIED, BEFORE THEY HADRESPONSIBILITY. NO, IT'S A NEWDAY.
  • 00:10:25.414 --> 00:10:26.916
  • RESPONSIBILITY. NO, IT'S A NEWDAY.THAT RELATIONSHIP WAS RIGHT FOR
  • 00:10:26.916 --> 00:10:29.585
  • DAY.THAT RELATIONSHIP WAS RIGHT FORTHE TIME. GOD BROUGHT THEM INTO
  • 00:10:29.585 --> 00:10:31.087
  • THAT RELATIONSHIP WAS RIGHT FORTHE TIME. GOD BROUGHT THEM INTOYOUR LIFE BUT THE SEASON HAS
  • 00:10:31.087 --> 00:10:32.521
  • THE TIME. GOD BROUGHT THEM INTOYOUR LIFE BUT THE SEASON HASCHANGED. NOW IT'S NOT GOING TO
  • 00:10:32.521 --> 00:10:33.756
  • YOUR LIFE BUT THE SEASON HASCHANGED. NOW IT'S NOT GOING TOBE LIKE IT USED TO BE BUT
  • 00:10:33.756 --> 00:10:35.224
  • CHANGED. NOW IT'S NOT GOING TOBE LIKE IT USED TO BE BUTTHAT'S OKAY. GOD HAS SOMETHING
  • 00:10:35.224 --> 00:10:37.093
  • BE LIKE IT USED TO BE BUTTHAT'S OKAY. GOD HAS SOMETHINGNEW IN YOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:10:37.093 --> 00:10:38.828
  • THAT'S OKAY. GOD HAS SOMETHINGNEW IN YOUR FUTURE.THE KEY IS TO ENJOY THE SEASON
  • 00:10:38.828 --> 00:10:40.796
  • NEW IN YOUR FUTURE.THE KEY IS TO ENJOY THE SEASONYOU'RE IN, ENJOY THE FAVOR GOD
  • 00:10:40.796 --> 00:10:42.298
  • THE KEY IS TO ENJOY THE SEASONYOU'RE IN, ENJOY THE FAVOR GODHAS GIVEN YOU, BUT DON'T GET
  • 00:10:42.298 --> 00:10:44.400
  • YOU'RE IN, ENJOY THE FAVOR GODHAS GIVEN YOU, BUT DON'T GETSTUCK TRYING TO MAKE TEMPORARY
  • 00:10:44.400 --> 00:10:46.769
  • HAS GIVEN YOU, BUT DON'T GETSTUCK TRYING TO MAKE TEMPORARYPROVISION PERMANENT.
  • 00:10:46.769 --> 00:10:47.837
  • STUCK TRYING TO MAKE TEMPORARYPROVISION PERMANENT.IN OTHER WORDS, DON'T TRY TO
  • 00:10:47.837 --> 00:10:49.338
  • PROVISION PERMANENT.IN OTHER WORDS, DON'T TRY TOMAKE SOMETHING LAST FOREVER THAT
  • 00:10:49.338 --> 00:10:51.741
  • IN OTHER WORDS, DON'T TRY TOMAKE SOMETHING LAST FOREVER THATWAS NEVER MEANT TO LAST FOREVER.
  • 00:10:51.741 --> 00:10:53.976
  • MAKE SOMETHING LAST FOREVER THATWAS NEVER MEANT TO LAST FOREVER.JUST AS GOD OPENS DOORS GOD WILL
  • 00:10:53.976 --> 00:10:56.011
  • WAS NEVER MEANT TO LAST FOREVER.JUST AS GOD OPENS DOORS GOD WILLSUPERNATURALLY CLOSE DOORS TO
  • 00:10:56.011 --> 00:10:58.214
  • JUST AS GOD OPENS DOORS GOD WILLSUPERNATURALLY CLOSE DOORS TOPUSH US INTO A NEW SEASON.
  • 00:10:58.214 --> 00:10:59.615
  • SUPERNATURALLY CLOSE DOORS TOPUSH US INTO A NEW SEASON.THE SAME GOD THAT BRINGS PEOPLE
  • 00:10:59.615 --> 00:11:02.084
  • PUSH US INTO A NEW SEASON.THE SAME GOD THAT BRINGS PEOPLEINTO YOUR LIFE-DIVINE
  • 00:11:02.084 --> 00:11:03.486
  • THE SAME GOD THAT BRINGS PEOPLEINTO YOUR LIFE-DIVINECONNECTIONS-HE WILL
  • 00:11:03.486 --> 00:11:04.787
  • INTO YOUR LIFE-DIVINECONNECTIONS-HE WILLSUPERNATURALLY MOVE PEOPLE OUT
  • 00:11:04.787 --> 00:11:05.821
  • CONNECTIONS-HE WILLSUPERNATURALLY MOVE PEOPLE OUTOF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:11:05.821 --> 00:11:07.289
  • SUPERNATURALLY MOVE PEOPLE OUTOF YOUR LIFE.NOT BECAUSE THEY'RE BAD BUT
  • 00:11:07.289 --> 00:11:09.458
  • OF YOUR LIFE.NOT BECAUSE THEY'RE BAD BUTBECAUSE THE SEASON IS OVER.
  • 00:11:09.458 --> 00:11:11.727
  • NOT BECAUSE THEY'RE BAD BUTBECAUSE THE SEASON IS OVER.THEY'VE SERVED THEIR PURPOSE.
  • 00:11:11.727 --> 00:11:12.962
  • BECAUSE THE SEASON IS OVER.THEY'VE SERVED THEIR PURPOSE.ON THE WAY TO YOUR PROMISED LAND
  • 00:11:12.962 --> 00:11:14.430
  • THEY'VE SERVED THEIR PURPOSE.ON THE WAY TO YOUR PROMISED LANDDON'T BE SURPRISED IF GOD
  • 00:11:14.430 --> 00:11:16.398
  • ON THE WAY TO YOUR PROMISED LANDDON'T BE SURPRISED IF GODREMOVES CERTAIN PEOPLE THAT YOU
  • 00:11:16.398 --> 00:11:17.833
  • DON'T BE SURPRISED IF GODREMOVES CERTAIN PEOPLE THAT YOUWERE COUNTING ON, PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:11:17.833 --> 00:11:19.001
  • REMOVES CERTAIN PEOPLE THAT YOUWERE COUNTING ON, PEOPLE THATYOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN'T LIVE
  • 00:11:19.001 --> 00:11:20.770
  • WERE COUNTING ON, PEOPLE THATYOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN'T LIVEWITHOUT.
  • 00:11:20.770 --> 00:11:21.871
  • YOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN'T LIVEWITHOUT.NO, THE TRUTH IS THEY WERE
  • 00:11:21.871 --> 00:11:23.172
  • WITHOUT.NO, THE TRUTH IS THEY WEREHOLDING YOU BACK. THEY WERE A
  • 00:11:23.172 --> 00:11:24.740
  • NO, THE TRUTH IS THEY WEREHOLDING YOU BACK. THEY WERE ACRUTCH KEEPING YOU FROM
  • 00:11:24.740 --> 00:11:26.275
  • HOLDING YOU BACK. THEY WERE ACRUTCH KEEPING YOU FROMBLOSSOMING AND IF GOD DIDN'T
  • 00:11:26.275 --> 00:11:27.710
  • CRUTCH KEEPING YOU FROMBLOSSOMING AND IF GOD DIDN'TREMOVE THEM YOU WOULD BE
  • 00:11:27.710 --> 00:11:29.078
  • BLOSSOMING AND IF GOD DIDN'TREMOVE THEM YOU WOULD BESTUCK LIVING OFF A TEMPORARY
  • 00:11:29.078 --> 00:11:31.113
  • REMOVE THEM YOU WOULD BESTUCK LIVING OFF A TEMPORARYPROVISION. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:11:31.113 --> 00:11:32.047
  • STUCK LIVING OFF A TEMPORARYPROVISION. (APPLAUSE)AND SOMETIMES WHEN PEOPLE LEAVE
  • 00:11:32.047 --> 00:11:33.549
  • PROVISION. (APPLAUSE)AND SOMETIMES WHEN PEOPLE LEAVEOUR LIFE WE THINK, "HOW AM I
  • 00:11:33.549 --> 00:11:36.085
  • AND SOMETIMES WHEN PEOPLE LEAVEOUR LIFE WE THINK, "HOW AM IGOING TO MAKE IT WITHOUT THEM?
  • 00:11:36.085 --> 00:11:37.653
  • OUR LIFE WE THINK, "HOW AM IGOING TO MAKE IT WITHOUT THEM?THEY TRAINED ME. SHE ENCOURAGED
  • 00:11:37.653 --> 00:11:40.022
  • GOING TO MAKE IT WITHOUT THEM?THEY TRAINED ME. SHE ENCOURAGEDME WHEN I WAS DOWN. THEY RAN
  • 00:11:40.022 --> 00:11:41.390
  • THEY TRAINED ME. SHE ENCOURAGEDME WHEN I WAS DOWN. THEY RANERRANDS FOR ME."
  • 00:11:41.390 --> 00:11:42.792
  • ME WHEN I WAS DOWN. THEY RANERRANDS FOR ME."NO, GOD WOULDN'T HAVE REMOVED
  • 00:11:42.792 --> 00:11:43.926
  • ERRANDS FOR ME."NO, GOD WOULDN'T HAVE REMOVEDTHEM IF YOU WEREN'T ABOUT TO GO
  • 00:11:43.926 --> 00:11:45.928
  • NO, GOD WOULDN'T HAVE REMOVEDTHEM IF YOU WEREN'T ABOUT TO GOTO A NEW LEVEL. BE GRATEFUL FOR
  • 00:11:45.928 --> 00:11:47.530
  • THEM IF YOU WEREN'T ABOUT TO GOTO A NEW LEVEL. BE GRATEFUL FORWHAT THEY DID BUT RECOGNIZE
  • 00:11:47.530 --> 00:11:50.566
  • TO A NEW LEVEL. BE GRATEFUL FORWHAT THEY DID BUT RECOGNIZETHIS IS YOUR TIME TO SHINE.
  • 00:11:50.566 --> 00:11:52.334
  • WHAT THEY DID BUT RECOGNIZETHIS IS YOUR TIME TO SHINE.THIS IS YOUR TIME TO STEP UP.
  • 00:11:52.334 --> 00:11:53.569
  • THIS IS YOUR TIME TO SHINE.THIS IS YOUR TIME TO STEP UP.YOU DON'T NEED SOMEONE
  • 00:11:53.569 --> 00:11:55.237
  • THIS IS YOUR TIME TO STEP UP.YOU DON'T NEED SOMEONECONSTANTLY ENCOURAGING YOU.
  • 00:11:55.237 --> 00:11:56.906
  • YOU DON'T NEED SOMEONECONSTANTLY ENCOURAGING YOU.IF GOD MOVED THEM AWAY THEY WERE
  • 00:11:56.906 --> 00:11:58.507
  • CONSTANTLY ENCOURAGING YOU.IF GOD MOVED THEM AWAY THEY WERETEMPORARY PROVISION.
  • 00:11:58.507 --> 00:11:59.909
  • IF GOD MOVED THEM AWAY THEY WERETEMPORARY PROVISION.GOD IS SAYING, "YOU CAN
  • 00:11:59.909 --> 00:12:01.443
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION.GOD IS SAYING, "YOU CANENCOURAGE YOURSELF. YOU CAN RUN
  • 00:12:01.443 --> 00:12:03.245
  • GOD IS SAYING, "YOU CANENCOURAGE YOURSELF. YOU CAN RUNTHAT DEPARTMENT YOURSELF.
  • 00:12:03.245 --> 00:12:04.380
  • ENCOURAGE YOURSELF. YOU CAN RUNTHAT DEPARTMENT YOURSELF.YOU CAN RAISE THOSE CHILDREN
  • 00:12:04.380 --> 00:12:05.548
  • THAT DEPARTMENT YOURSELF.YOU CAN RAISE THOSE CHILDRENYOURSELF."
  • 00:12:05.548 --> 00:12:06.949
  • YOU CAN RAISE THOSE CHILDRENYOURSELF."YOU ARE EQUIPPED AND EMPOWERED
  • 00:12:06.949 --> 00:12:08.951
  • YOURSELF."YOU ARE EQUIPPED AND EMPOWEREDBY THE MOST HIGH GOD.
  • 00:12:08.951 --> 00:12:10.386
  • YOU ARE EQUIPPED AND EMPOWEREDBY THE MOST HIGH GOD.IF THEY LEFT YOU, ACCEPT IT AS A
  • 00:12:10.386 --> 00:12:13.088
  • BY THE MOST HIGH GOD.IF THEY LEFT YOU, ACCEPT IT AS APART OF GOD'S PLAN. IT WAS NOT
  • 00:12:13.088 --> 00:12:15.891
  • IF THEY LEFT YOU, ACCEPT IT AS APART OF GOD'S PLAN. IT WAS NOTAN ACCIDENT. LET IT GO AND GOD
  • 00:12:15.891 --> 00:12:18.227
  • PART OF GOD'S PLAN. IT WAS NOTAN ACCIDENT. LET IT GO AND GODWILL OPEN UP NEW DOORS.
  • 00:12:18.227 --> 00:12:19.829
  • AN ACCIDENT. LET IT GO AND GODWILL OPEN UP NEW DOORS.IF IT WAS THEIR TIME TO GO
  • 00:12:19.829 --> 00:12:21.864
  • WILL OPEN UP NEW DOORS.IF IT WAS THEIR TIME TO GONOTHING YOU CAN DO CAN STOP IT.
  • 00:12:21.864 --> 00:12:23.032
  • IF IT WAS THEIR TIME TO GONOTHING YOU CAN DO CAN STOP IT.DON'T BEG THEM. DON'T PLAY UP
  • 00:12:23.032 --> 00:12:24.166
  • NOTHING YOU CAN DO CAN STOP IT.DON'T BEG THEM. DON'T PLAY UPTO THEM. DON'T LET THEM
  • 00:12:24.166 --> 00:12:25.835
  • DON'T BEG THEM. DON'T PLAY UPTO THEM. DON'T LET THEMMANIPULATE YOU. MOVE FORWARD
  • 00:12:25.835 --> 00:12:27.636
  • TO THEM. DON'T LET THEMMANIPULATE YOU. MOVE FORWARDAND GOD WILL BRING THE RIGHT
  • 00:12:27.636 --> 00:12:28.904
  • MANIPULATE YOU. MOVE FORWARDAND GOD WILL BRING THE RIGHTPEOPLE.
  • 00:12:28.904 --> 00:12:29.939
  • AND GOD WILL BRING THE RIGHTPEOPLE.GOD WILL GIVE YOU WHAT YOU NEED
  • 00:12:29.939 --> 00:12:31.273
  • PEOPLE.GOD WILL GIVE YOU WHAT YOU NEEDTO MAKE IT INTO YOUR PROMISED
  • 00:12:31.273 --> 00:12:32.842
  • GOD WILL GIVE YOU WHAT YOU NEEDTO MAKE IT INTO YOUR PROMISEDLAND. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:12:32.842 --> 00:12:34.243
  • TO MAKE IT INTO YOUR PROMISEDLAND. (APPLAUSE)BUT I KNOW PEOPLE THAT ARE
  • 00:12:34.243 --> 00:12:36.111
  • LAND. (APPLAUSE)BUT I KNOW PEOPLE THAT AREHOLDING ON TO SOMEONE THAT'S
  • 00:12:36.111 --> 00:12:37.880
  • BUT I KNOW PEOPLE THAT AREHOLDING ON TO SOMEONE THAT'SHOLDING THEM BACK. JUST BECAUSE
  • 00:12:37.880 --> 00:12:39.348
  • HOLDING ON TO SOMEONE THAT'SHOLDING THEM BACK. JUST BECAUSEIT WAS GOOD FIVE YEARS AGO
  • 00:12:39.348 --> 00:12:40.850
  • HOLDING THEM BACK. JUST BECAUSEIT WAS GOOD FIVE YEARS AGODOESN'T MEAN IT'S STILL GOOD
  • 00:12:40.850 --> 00:12:42.184
  • IT WAS GOOD FIVE YEARS AGODOESN'T MEAN IT'S STILL GOODTODAY. WE SHOULD CONSTANTLY
  • 00:12:42.184 --> 00:12:45.254
  • DOESN'T MEAN IT'S STILL GOODTODAY. WE SHOULD CONSTANTLYEVALUATE OUR FRIENDSHIPS.
  • 00:12:45.254 --> 00:12:47.356
  • TODAY. WE SHOULD CONSTANTLYEVALUATE OUR FRIENDSHIPS.WHO IS SPEAKING INTO YOUR LIFE?
  • 00:12:47.356 --> 00:12:48.824
  • EVALUATE OUR FRIENDSHIPS.WHO IS SPEAKING INTO YOUR LIFE?WHO ARE YOU DEPENDING ON?
  • 00:12:48.824 --> 00:12:49.992
  • WHO IS SPEAKING INTO YOUR LIFE?WHO ARE YOU DEPENDING ON?MAKE SURE THEY'RE NOT DRAGGING
  • 00:12:49.992 --> 00:12:51.360
  • WHO ARE YOU DEPENDING ON?MAKE SURE THEY'RE NOT DRAGGINGYOU DOWN, LIMITING YOU FROM
  • 00:12:51.360 --> 00:12:53.362
  • MAKE SURE THEY'RE NOT DRAGGINGYOU DOWN, LIMITING YOU FROMBLOSSOMING.
  • 00:12:53.362 --> 00:12:54.730
  • YOU DOWN, LIMITING YOU FROMBLOSSOMING.I'VE LEARNED IF YOU DON'T GET
  • 00:12:54.730 --> 00:12:56.498
  • BLOSSOMING.I'VE LEARNED IF YOU DON'T GETRID OF THE WRONG FRIENDS YOU
  • 00:12:56.498 --> 00:12:57.600
  • I'VE LEARNED IF YOU DON'T GETRID OF THE WRONG FRIENDS YOUWILL NEVER MEET THE RIGHT
  • 00:12:57.600 --> 00:12:58.701
  • RID OF THE WRONG FRIENDS YOUWILL NEVER MEET THE RIGHTFRIENDS. IF THEY'RE NOT ADDING
  • 00:12:58.701 --> 00:13:00.336
  • WILL NEVER MEET THE RIGHTFRIENDS. IF THEY'RE NOT ADDINGTO YOUR LIFE, IF THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:13:00.336 --> 00:13:01.470
  • FRIENDS. IF THEY'RE NOT ADDINGTO YOUR LIFE, IF THEY'RE NOTMAKING YOU BETTER, INSPIRING
  • 00:13:01.470 --> 00:13:02.705
  • TO YOUR LIFE, IF THEY'RE NOTMAKING YOU BETTER, INSPIRINGYOU, IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT
  • 00:13:02.705 --> 00:13:04.540
  • MAKING YOU BETTER, INSPIRINGYOU, IT DOESN'T MEAN THATTHEY'RE BAD PEOPLE.
  • 00:13:04.540 --> 00:13:05.941
  • YOU, IT DOESN'T MEAN THATTHEY'RE BAD PEOPLE.MAYBE THEY DID AT A TIME BUT
  • 00:13:05.941 --> 00:13:07.409
  • THEY'RE BAD PEOPLE.MAYBE THEY DID AT A TIME BUTYOU'VE GROWN. YOU'VE COME UP
  • 00:13:07.409 --> 00:13:08.544
  • MAYBE THEY DID AT A TIME BUTYOU'VE GROWN. YOU'VE COME UPHIGHER. NOW IT'S TIME TO MAKE
  • 00:13:08.544 --> 00:13:10.179
  • YOU'VE GROWN. YOU'VE COME UPHIGHER. NOW IT'S TIME TO MAKEA CHANGE.
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  • HIGHER. NOW IT'S TIME TO MAKEA CHANGE.SEE, ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGS
  • 00:13:11.747 --> 00:13:13.549
  • A CHANGE.SEE, ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGSFOR US TO ACCEPT IS EVERYBODY IS
  • 00:13:13.549 --> 00:13:15.384
  • SEE, ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGSFOR US TO ACCEPT IS EVERYBODY ISNOT SUPPOSED TO BE IN OUR LIFE
  • 00:13:15.384 --> 00:13:18.587
  • FOR US TO ACCEPT IS EVERYBODY ISNOT SUPPOSED TO BE IN OUR LIFEFOREVER. SOME PEOPLE ARE,
  • 00:13:18.587 --> 00:13:20.256
  • NOT SUPPOSED TO BE IN OUR LIFEFOREVER. SOME PEOPLE ARE,OBVIOUSLY: OUR SPOUSE, OUR
  • 00:13:20.256 --> 00:13:21.924
  • FOREVER. SOME PEOPLE ARE,OBVIOUSLY: OUR SPOUSE, OURCHILDREN, OUR PARENTS.
  • 00:13:21.924 --> 00:13:23.225
  • OBVIOUSLY: OUR SPOUSE, OURCHILDREN, OUR PARENTS.BUT THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT COME
  • 00:13:23.225 --> 00:13:26.061
  • CHILDREN, OUR PARENTS.BUT THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT COMEINTO OUR LIFE LIKE SCAFFOLDING.
  • 00:13:26.061 --> 00:13:28.030
  • BUT THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT COMEINTO OUR LIFE LIKE SCAFFOLDING.GOD DESIGNED THEM TO BE THERE
  • 00:13:28.030 --> 00:13:29.765
  • INTO OUR LIFE LIKE SCAFFOLDING.GOD DESIGNED THEM TO BE THEREFOR A SEASON TO HELP US GET TO
  • 00:13:29.765 --> 00:13:31.200
  • GOD DESIGNED THEM TO BE THEREFOR A SEASON TO HELP US GET TOTHE NEXT LEVEL.
  • 00:13:31.200 --> 00:13:32.568
  • FOR A SEASON TO HELP US GET TOTHE NEXT LEVEL.WHEN YOUR CHILDREN WERE YOUNG
  • 00:13:32.568 --> 00:13:33.969
  • THE NEXT LEVEL.WHEN YOUR CHILDREN WERE YOUNGTHEY WERE THERE TO ASSIST YOU.
  • 00:13:33.969 --> 00:13:35.804
  • WHEN YOUR CHILDREN WERE YOUNGTHEY WERE THERE TO ASSIST YOU.WHEN YOU STARTED AT THE OFFICE
  • 00:13:35.804 --> 00:13:37.072
  • THEY WERE THERE TO ASSIST YOU.WHEN YOU STARTED AT THE OFFICETHEY WERE THERE TO TRAIN YOU.
  • 00:13:37.072 --> 00:13:38.540
  • WHEN YOU STARTED AT THE OFFICETHEY WERE THERE TO TRAIN YOU.WHEN YOUR SPOUSE WAS WORKING
  • 00:13:38.540 --> 00:13:40.009
  • THEY WERE THERE TO TRAIN YOU.WHEN YOUR SPOUSE WAS WORKINGLONG HOURS THEY WERE THE FRIEND
  • 00:13:40.009 --> 00:13:41.577
  • WHEN YOUR SPOUSE WAS WORKINGLONG HOURS THEY WERE THE FRIENDTHAT KEPT YOU COMPANY.
  • 00:13:41.577 --> 00:13:43.045
  • LONG HOURS THEY WERE THE FRIENDTHAT KEPT YOU COMPANY.BUT IF THEY WERE TO STAY IN THAT
  • 00:13:43.045 --> 00:13:44.813
  • THAT KEPT YOU COMPANY.BUT IF THEY WERE TO STAY IN THATSAME CAPACITY INSTEAD OF HELPING
  • 00:13:44.813 --> 00:13:47.483
  • BUT IF THEY WERE TO STAY IN THATSAME CAPACITY INSTEAD OF HELPINGYOU THEY WOULD HINDER YOU.
  • 00:13:47.483 --> 00:13:49.084
  • SAME CAPACITY INSTEAD OF HELPINGYOU THEY WOULD HINDER YOU.THEY WOULD LIMIT YOUR GROWTH.
  • 00:13:49.084 --> 00:13:50.286
  • YOU THEY WOULD HINDER YOU.THEY WOULD LIMIT YOUR GROWTH.LIKE SCAFFOLDING, IT WASN'T
  • 00:13:50.286 --> 00:13:52.521
  • THEY WOULD LIMIT YOUR GROWTH.LIKE SCAFFOLDING, IT WASN'TDESIGNED TO BE PERMANENT.
  • 00:13:52.521 --> 00:13:53.822
  • LIKE SCAFFOLDING, IT WASN'TDESIGNED TO BE PERMANENT.ONCE THE BUILDING IS BUILT IT'S
  • 00:13:53.822 --> 00:13:55.190
  • DESIGNED TO BE PERMANENT.ONCE THE BUILDING IS BUILT IT'STAKEN AWAY.
  • 00:13:55.190 --> 00:13:56.558
  • ONCE THE BUILDING IS BUILT IT'STAKEN AWAY.NOW DON'T TRY TO KEEP THE
  • 00:13:56.558 --> 00:13:58.594
  • TAKEN AWAY.NOW DON'T TRY TO KEEP THESCAFFOLDING UP IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:13:58.594 --> 00:13:59.929
  • NOW DON'T TRY TO KEEP THESCAFFOLDING UP IN YOUR LIFE.APPRECIATE THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE
  • 00:13:59.929 --> 00:14:02.197
  • SCAFFOLDING UP IN YOUR LIFE.APPRECIATE THE PEOPLE THAT HAVEHELPED YOU. ALWAYS HONOR THEM
  • 00:14:02.197 --> 00:14:04.934
  • APPRECIATE THE PEOPLE THAT HAVEHELPED YOU. ALWAYS HONOR THEMBUT RECOGNIZE WHEN THEIR PART
  • 00:14:04.934 --> 00:14:06.802
  • HELPED YOU. ALWAYS HONOR THEMBUT RECOGNIZE WHEN THEIR PARTIN YOUR STORY IS OVER.
  • 00:14:06.802 --> 00:14:08.103
  • BUT RECOGNIZE WHEN THEIR PARTIN YOUR STORY IS OVER.GOD DIDN'T DESIGN IT TO BE
  • 00:14:08.103 --> 00:14:09.571
  • IN YOUR STORY IS OVER.GOD DIDN'T DESIGN IT TO BEPERMANENT. IF YOU HOLD ON TO IT
  • 00:14:09.571 --> 00:14:11.941
  • GOD DIDN'T DESIGN IT TO BEPERMANENT. IF YOU HOLD ON TO ITAND TRY TO KEEP IT THE WAY IT
  • 00:14:11.941 --> 00:14:13.275
  • PERMANENT. IF YOU HOLD ON TO ITAND TRY TO KEEP IT THE WAY ITWAS YOU'RE GOING TO MISS OUT ON
  • 00:14:13.275 --> 00:14:14.677
  • AND TRY TO KEEP IT THE WAY ITWAS YOU'RE GOING TO MISS OUT ONTHE AMAZING THINGS THAT GOD HAS
  • 00:14:14.677 --> 00:14:16.378
  • WAS YOU'RE GOING TO MISS OUT ONTHE AMAZING THINGS THAT GOD HASIN YOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:14:16.378 --> 00:14:17.646
  • THE AMAZING THINGS THAT GOD HASIN YOUR FUTURE.IN THE SCRIPTURE GOD TOLD THE
  • 00:14:17.646 --> 00:14:19.181
  • IN YOUR FUTURE.IN THE SCRIPTURE GOD TOLD THEPROPHET ELIJAH TO GO TO THE
  • 00:14:19.181 --> 00:14:21.216
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE GOD TOLD THEPROPHET ELIJAH TO GO TO THEBROOK CHERITH AND THE RAVENS
  • 00:14:21.216 --> 00:14:23.319
  • PROPHET ELIJAH TO GO TO THEBROOK CHERITH AND THE RAVENSWOULD FEED HIM THERE.
  • 00:14:23.319 --> 00:14:24.520
  • BROOK CHERITH AND THE RAVENSWOULD FEED HIM THERE.HE GOT THERE AND HE HAD
  • 00:14:24.520 --> 00:14:26.488
  • WOULD FEED HIM THERE.HE GOT THERE AND HE HADPROVISION WEEK AFTER WEEK.
  • 00:14:26.488 --> 00:14:27.556
  • HE GOT THERE AND HE HADPROVISION WEEK AFTER WEEK.HE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO GET THE
  • 00:14:27.556 --> 00:14:28.590
  • PROVISION WEEK AFTER WEEK.HE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO GET THEFOOD. THE RAVENS CAME TO HIM.
  • 00:14:28.590 --> 00:14:31.694
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO GET THEFOOD. THE RAVENS CAME TO HIM.LIFE WAS GOOD.
  • 00:14:31.694 --> 00:14:32.761
  • FOOD. THE RAVENS CAME TO HIM.LIFE WAS GOOD.I'M SURE HE THOUGHT, "IT DOESN'T
  • 00:14:32.761 --> 00:14:34.029
  • LIFE WAS GOOD.I'M SURE HE THOUGHT, "IT DOESN'TGET ANY BETTER THAN THIS."
  • 00:14:34.029 --> 00:14:35.397
  • I'M SURE HE THOUGHT, "IT DOESN'TGET ANY BETTER THAN THIS."JUST AS HE WAS ABOUT TO GET
  • 00:14:35.397 --> 00:14:37.166
  • GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS."JUST AS HE WAS ABOUT TO GETCOMFORTABLE AND SETTLE IN, GOD
  • 00:14:37.166 --> 00:14:39.134
  • JUST AS HE WAS ABOUT TO GETCOMFORTABLE AND SETTLE IN, GODSAID, "ALRIGHT, ELIJAH.
  • 00:14:39.134 --> 00:14:40.502
  • COMFORTABLE AND SETTLE IN, GODSAID, "ALRIGHT, ELIJAH.NOW I WANT YOU TO GO TO THE CITY
  • 00:14:40.502 --> 00:14:42.604
  • SAID, "ALRIGHT, ELIJAH.NOW I WANT YOU TO GO TO THE CITYOF ZAREPHATH. THERE IS A WIDOW
  • 00:14:42.604 --> 00:14:44.373
  • NOW I WANT YOU TO GO TO THE CITYOF ZAREPHATH. THERE IS A WIDOWTHERE THAT'S GOING TO TAKE CARE
  • 00:14:44.373 --> 00:14:45.541
  • OF ZAREPHATH. THERE IS A WIDOWTHERE THAT'S GOING TO TAKE CAREOF YOU." IN OTHER WORDS,
  • 00:14:45.541 --> 00:14:47.009
  • THERE THAT'S GOING TO TAKE CAREOF YOU." IN OTHER WORDS,"ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKE THIS
  • 00:14:47.009 --> 00:14:49.178
  • OF YOU." IN OTHER WORDS,"ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKE THISJOB. I'VE BLESSED YOU HERE. BUT
  • 00:14:49.178 --> 00:14:51.146
  • "ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKE THISJOB. I'VE BLESSED YOU HERE. BUTI'VE GOT A NEW OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:14:51.146 --> 00:14:52.281
  • JOB. I'VE BLESSED YOU HERE. BUTI'VE GOT A NEW OPPORTUNITY.I'VE GOT A PROMOTION. I WANT
  • 00:14:52.281 --> 00:14:53.949
  • I'VE GOT A NEW OPPORTUNITY.I'VE GOT A PROMOTION. I WANTYOU TO TAKE A STEP OF FAITH."
  • 00:14:53.949 --> 00:14:55.484
  • I'VE GOT A PROMOTION. I WANTYOU TO TAKE A STEP OF FAITH."OR, "ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKE
  • 00:14:55.484 --> 00:14:56.719
  • YOU TO TAKE A STEP OF FAITH."OR, "ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKETHESE FRIENDS. THEY'RE GOOD
  • 00:14:56.719 --> 00:14:58.620
  • OR, "ELIJAH, I KNOW YOU LIKETHESE FRIENDS. THEY'RE GOODPEOPLE BUT IT'S A NEW SEASON.
  • 00:14:58.620 --> 00:14:59.922
  • THESE FRIENDS. THEY'RE GOODPEOPLE BUT IT'S A NEW SEASON.I'M GOING TO CLOSE THAT DOOR AND
  • 00:14:59.922 --> 00:15:01.190
  • PEOPLE BUT IT'S A NEW SEASON.I'M GOING TO CLOSE THAT DOOR ANDBRING SOME NEW FRIENDS INTO YOUR
  • 00:15:01.190 --> 00:15:02.458
  • I'M GOING TO CLOSE THAT DOOR ANDBRING SOME NEW FRIENDS INTO YOURLIFE."
  • 00:15:02.458 --> 00:15:03.926
  • BRING SOME NEW FRIENDS INTO YOURLIFE."ELIJAH COULD HAVE THOUGHT, "THAT
  • 00:15:03.926 --> 00:15:05.327
  • LIFE."ELIJAH COULD HAVE THOUGHT, "THATCOULDN'T BE GOD. HE BLESSED ME
  • 00:15:05.327 --> 00:15:07.863
  • ELIJAH COULD HAVE THOUGHT, "THATCOULDN'T BE GOD. HE BLESSED MEHERE. I'VE SEEN HIS FAVOR. I
  • 00:15:07.863 --> 00:15:09.665
  • COULDN'T BE GOD. HE BLESSED MEHERE. I'VE SEEN HIS FAVOR. ILIKE THIS BROOK. I LIKE THESE
  • 00:15:09.665 --> 00:15:11.600
  • HERE. I'VE SEEN HIS FAVOR. ILIKE THIS BROOK. I LIKE THESERAVENS. I'M GOING TO STAY WHERE
  • 00:15:11.600 --> 00:15:12.835
  • LIKE THIS BROOK. I LIKE THESERAVENS. I'M GOING TO STAY WHEREI AM. I'M GOING TO HOLD ON TO
  • 00:15:12.835 --> 00:15:13.969
  • RAVENS. I'M GOING TO STAY WHEREI AM. I'M GOING TO HOLD ON TOTHE OLD."
  • 00:15:13.969 --> 00:15:15.204
  • I AM. I'M GOING TO HOLD ON TOTHE OLD."THE PROBLEM IS THE RAVENS QUIT
  • 00:15:15.204 --> 00:15:16.705
  • THE OLD."THE PROBLEM IS THE RAVENS QUITCOMING. THE BROOK DRIED UP.
  • 00:15:16.705 --> 00:15:19.274
  • THE PROBLEM IS THE RAVENS QUITCOMING. THE BROOK DRIED UP.WHY?
  • 00:15:19.274 --> 00:15:21.310
  • COMING. THE BROOK DRIED UP.WHY?IT WAS TEMPORARY PROVISION.
  • 00:15:21.310 --> 00:15:22.411
  • WHY?IT WAS TEMPORARY PROVISION.THAT MEANS GOD HAS SOMETHING
  • 00:15:22.411 --> 00:15:24.246
  • IT WAS TEMPORARY PROVISION.THAT MEANS GOD HAS SOMETHINGBETTER BUT YOU HAVE TO LET GO OF
  • 00:15:24.246 --> 00:15:25.814
  • THAT MEANS GOD HAS SOMETHINGBETTER BUT YOU HAVE TO LET GO OFTHE OLD BEFORE YOU'LL RECEIVE
  • 00:15:25.814 --> 00:15:27.349
  • BETTER BUT YOU HAVE TO LET GO OFTHE OLD BEFORE YOU'LL RECEIVETHE NEW. IF YOU DON'T
  • 00:15:27.349 --> 00:15:29.118
  • THE OLD BEFORE YOU'LL RECEIVETHE NEW. IF YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND THAT GOD HAS
  • 00:15:29.118 --> 00:15:30.519
  • THE NEW. IF YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND THAT GOD HASSOMETHING GREATER IN YOUR
  • 00:15:30.519 --> 00:15:31.620
  • UNDERSTAND THAT GOD HASSOMETHING GREATER IN YOURFUTURE, GOD HAS SOMETHING
  • 00:15:31.620 --> 00:15:33.589
  • SOMETHING GREATER IN YOURFUTURE, GOD HAS SOMETHINGAMAZING IN FRONT OF YOU, THEN
  • 00:15:33.589 --> 00:15:35.290
  • FUTURE, GOD HAS SOMETHINGAMAZING IN FRONT OF YOU, THENYOU'LL TRY TO HOLD ON TO THE OLD
  • 00:15:35.290 --> 00:15:36.525
  • AMAZING IN FRONT OF YOU, THENYOU'LL TRY TO HOLD ON TO THE OLDAND KEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TO
  • 00:15:36.525 --> 00:15:37.960
  • YOU'LL TRY TO HOLD ON TO THE OLDAND KEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TOBE.
  • 00:15:37.960 --> 00:15:39.094
  • AND KEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TOBE.I KNOW PEOPLE, THEY'RE TRYING TO
  • 00:15:39.094 --> 00:15:41.230
  • BE.I KNOW PEOPLE, THEY'RE TRYING TOLIVE OFF OF TEMPORARY PROVISION,
  • 00:15:41.230 --> 00:15:42.798
  • I KNOW PEOPLE, THEY'RE TRYING TOLIVE OFF OF TEMPORARY PROVISION,KEEPING THE SAME FRIENDS THEY
  • 00:15:42.798 --> 00:15:44.733
  • LIVE OFF OF TEMPORARY PROVISION,KEEPING THE SAME FRIENDS THEYKNOW GOD WAS FINISHED WITH YEARS
  • 00:15:44.733 --> 00:15:45.834
  • KEEPING THE SAME FRIENDS THEYKNOW GOD WAS FINISHED WITH YEARSAGO.
  • 00:15:45.834 --> 00:15:47.169
  • KNOW GOD WAS FINISHED WITH YEARSAGO.STUCK AT THE SAME JOB THAT WAS
  • 00:15:47.169 --> 00:15:49.204
  • AGO.STUCK AT THE SAME JOB THAT WASSUPPOSED TO BE A STEPPING STONE
  • 00:15:49.204 --> 00:15:50.539
  • STUCK AT THE SAME JOB THAT WASSUPPOSED TO BE A STEPPING STONEBUT THEY WERE AFRAID TO MOVE
  • 00:15:50.539 --> 00:15:51.840
  • SUPPOSED TO BE A STEPPING STONEBUT THEY WERE AFRAID TO MOVEFORWARD.
  • 00:15:51.840 --> 00:15:53.008
  • BUT THEY WERE AFRAID TO MOVEFORWARD.NOW THEY'RE TRYING TO GET WATER
  • 00:15:53.008 --> 00:15:54.543
  • FORWARD.NOW THEY'RE TRYING TO GET WATERFROM A BROOK THAT'S ALL DRIED
  • 00:15:54.543 --> 00:15:56.178
  • NOW THEY'RE TRYING TO GET WATERFROM A BROOK THAT'S ALL DRIEDUP. DON'T LET THAT BE YOU. BE
  • 00:15:56.178 --> 00:15:58.180
  • FROM A BROOK THAT'S ALL DRIEDUP. DON'T LET THAT BE YOU. BEWILLING TO MAKE CHANGES. GOD
  • 00:15:58.180 --> 00:16:00.582
  • UP. DON'T LET THAT BE YOU. BEWILLING TO MAKE CHANGES. GODHAS NEW WAYS TO BLESS YOU,
  • 00:16:00.582 --> 00:16:02.317
  • WILLING TO MAKE CHANGES. GODHAS NEW WAYS TO BLESS YOU,NEW IDEAS, NEW OPPORTUNITIES,
  • 00:16:02.317 --> 00:16:04.319
  • HAS NEW WAYS TO BLESS YOU,NEW IDEAS, NEW OPPORTUNITIES,NEW FRIENDSHIPS.
  • 00:16:04.319 --> 00:16:06.155
  • NEW IDEAS, NEW OPPORTUNITIES,NEW FRIENDSHIPS.IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE SUCCESSFUL
  • 00:16:06.155 --> 00:16:07.456
  • NEW FRIENDSHIPS.IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE SUCCESSFULWE HAVE TO CONTINUALLY BE
  • 00:16:07.456 --> 00:16:09.691
  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO BE SUCCESSFULWE HAVE TO CONTINUALLY BEWILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.
  • 00:16:09.691 --> 00:16:11.794
  • WE HAVE TO CONTINUALLY BEWILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.STUDY WHAT'S WORKING AND WHAT'S
  • 00:16:11.794 --> 00:16:13.762
  • WILLING TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS.STUDY WHAT'S WORKING AND WHAT'SNOT WORKING. SOMETIMES WHAT
  • 00:16:13.762 --> 00:16:15.798
  • STUDY WHAT'S WORKING AND WHAT'SNOT WORKING. SOMETIMES WHATONCE WAS FLOURISHING, WHAT ONCE
  • 00:16:15.798 --> 00:16:18.067
  • NOT WORKING. SOMETIMES WHATONCE WAS FLOURISHING, WHAT ONCEHAD GOD'S FAVOR, WILL START TO
  • 00:16:18.067 --> 00:16:20.836
  • ONCE WAS FLOURISHING, WHAT ONCEHAD GOD'S FAVOR, WILL START TODRAG YOU DOWN. YOU HAVE TO BE
  • 00:16:20.836 --> 00:16:23.138
  • HAD GOD'S FAVOR, WILL START TODRAG YOU DOWN. YOU HAVE TO BESENSITIVE ENOUGH TO REALIZE
  • 00:16:23.138 --> 00:16:24.973
  • DRAG YOU DOWN. YOU HAVE TO BESENSITIVE ENOUGH TO REALIZEWHEN A SEASON IS OVER.
  • 00:16:24.973 --> 00:16:26.408
  • SENSITIVE ENOUGH TO REALIZEWHEN A SEASON IS OVER.DON'T KEEP PUTTING TIME AND
  • 00:16:26.408 --> 00:16:28.010
  • WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.DON'T KEEP PUTTING TIME ANDENERGY INTO SOMETHING THAT'S NOT
  • 00:16:28.010 --> 00:16:29.478
  • DON'T KEEP PUTTING TIME ANDENERGY INTO SOMETHING THAT'S NOTGOING ANYWHERE. THIS IS WHAT MY
  • 00:16:29.478 --> 00:16:31.280
  • ENERGY INTO SOMETHING THAT'S NOTGOING ANYWHERE. THIS IS WHAT MYFATHER HAD TO DO.
  • 00:16:31.280 --> 00:16:33.148
  • GOING ANYWHERE. THIS IS WHAT MYFATHER HAD TO DO.YEARS AGO DADDY STARTED A BIBLE
  • 00:16:33.148 --> 00:16:34.783
  • FATHER HAD TO DO.YEARS AGO DADDY STARTED A BIBLESCHOOL HERE AT LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:16:34.783 --> 00:16:36.351
  • YEARS AGO DADDY STARTED A BIBLESCHOOL HERE AT LAKEWOOD.IT WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL; A LOT OF
  • 00:16:36.351 --> 00:16:37.453
  • SCHOOL HERE AT LAKEWOOD.IT WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL; A LOT OFSTUDENTS, MANY PEOPLE WERE
  • 00:16:37.453 --> 00:16:38.987
  • IT WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL; A LOT OFSTUDENTS, MANY PEOPLE WERETRAINED AND BLESSED AND
  • 00:16:38.987 --> 00:16:40.622
  • STUDENTS, MANY PEOPLE WERETRAINED AND BLESSED ANDINSPIRED.
  • 00:16:40.622 --> 00:16:42.124
  • TRAINED AND BLESSED ANDINSPIRED.BUT AT ONE POINT IT STARTED
  • 00:16:42.124 --> 00:16:44.460
  • INSPIRED.BUT AT ONE POINT IT STARTEDBECOMING MORE OF A BURDEN THAN A
  • 00:16:44.460 --> 00:16:46.095
  • BUT AT ONE POINT IT STARTEDBECOMING MORE OF A BURDEN THAN ABLESSING. IT WAS A DRAIN ON THE
  • 00:16:46.095 --> 00:16:47.563
  • BECOMING MORE OF A BURDEN THAN ABLESSING. IT WAS A DRAIN ON THEFINANCES, ON THE STAFF, ON THE
  • 00:16:47.563 --> 00:16:49.531
  • BLESSING. IT WAS A DRAIN ON THEFINANCES, ON THE STAFF, ON THEVOLUNTEERS.
  • 00:16:49.531 --> 00:16:50.966
  • FINANCES, ON THE STAFF, ON THEVOLUNTEERS.ONE SUNDAY MY FATHER GOT UP IN
  • 00:16:50.966 --> 00:16:53.168
  • VOLUNTEERS.ONE SUNDAY MY FATHER GOT UP INFRONT OF THE CONGREGATION AND
  • 00:16:53.168 --> 00:16:54.603
  • ONE SUNDAY MY FATHER GOT UP INFRONT OF THE CONGREGATION ANDANNOUNCED THAT WE WERE SHUTTING
  • 00:16:54.603 --> 00:16:55.904
  • FRONT OF THE CONGREGATION ANDANNOUNCED THAT WE WERE SHUTTINGDOWN THE BIBLE SCHOOL.
  • 00:16:55.904 --> 00:16:57.506
  • ANNOUNCED THAT WE WERE SHUTTINGDOWN THE BIBLE SCHOOL.DADDY HAD A SAYING, "NOTHING IS
  • 00:16:57.506 --> 00:16:59.475
  • DOWN THE BIBLE SCHOOL.DADDY HAD A SAYING, "NOTHING ISFOREVER."
  • 00:16:59.475 --> 00:17:01.310
  • DADDY HAD A SAYING, "NOTHING ISFOREVER."HE WAS SMART ENOUGH TO RECOGNIZE
  • 00:17:01.310 --> 00:17:02.978
  • FOREVER."HE WAS SMART ENOUGH TO RECOGNIZEWHEN A SEASON WAS OVER. HE
  • 00:17:02.978 --> 00:17:04.746
  • HE WAS SMART ENOUGH TO RECOGNIZEWHEN A SEASON WAS OVER. HESWALLOWED HIS PRIDE AND HE SHUT
  • 00:17:04.746 --> 00:17:06.615
  • WHEN A SEASON WAS OVER. HESWALLOWED HIS PRIDE AND HE SHUTIT DOWN AND MOVED ON TO THE NEW
  • 00:17:06.615 --> 00:17:08.484
  • SWALLOWED HIS PRIDE AND HE SHUTIT DOWN AND MOVED ON TO THE NEWTHING GOD WANTED TO DO. JUST
  • 00:17:08.484 --> 00:17:10.652
  • IT DOWN AND MOVED ON TO THE NEWTHING GOD WANTED TO DO. JUSTBECAUSE SOMETHING DOESN'T
  • 00:17:10.652 --> 00:17:12.688
  • THING GOD WANTED TO DO. JUSTBECAUSE SOMETHING DOESN'TLAST DOESN'T MEAN YOU MISSED IT.
  • 00:17:12.688 --> 00:17:14.323
  • BECAUSE SOMETHING DOESN'TLAST DOESN'T MEAN YOU MISSED IT.IT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE A
  • 00:17:14.323 --> 00:17:15.624
  • LAST DOESN'T MEAN YOU MISSED IT.IT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE AFAILURE. ACCEPT IT AS A PART OF
  • 00:17:15.624 --> 00:17:17.726
  • IT DOESN'T MEAN YOU'RE AFAILURE. ACCEPT IT AS A PART OFGOD'S PLAN. GOD NEVER SAID IT
  • 00:17:17.726 --> 00:17:19.394
  • FAILURE. ACCEPT IT AS A PART OFGOD'S PLAN. GOD NEVER SAID ITWAS GOING TO GO ON FOREVER.
  • 00:17:19.394 --> 00:17:21.630
  • GOD'S PLAN. GOD NEVER SAID ITWAS GOING TO GO ON FOREVER.BE DETERMINED BUT DON'T BE TOO
  • 00:17:21.630 --> 00:17:23.031
  • WAS GOING TO GO ON FOREVER.BE DETERMINED BUT DON'T BE TOOPROUD TO KNOW WHEN TO SAY,
  • 00:17:23.031 --> 00:17:25.767
  • BE DETERMINED BUT DON'T BE TOOPROUD TO KNOW WHEN TO SAY,"GOD, I REALIZE YOUR FAVOR HAS
  • 00:17:25.767 --> 00:17:28.637
  • PROUD TO KNOW WHEN TO SAY,"GOD, I REALIZE YOUR FAVOR HASLIFTED FROM THIS BIBLE SCHOOL,
  • 00:17:28.637 --> 00:17:30.072
  • "GOD, I REALIZE YOUR FAVOR HASLIFTED FROM THIS BIBLE SCHOOL,THIS PROJECT, THIS BUSINESS,
  • 00:17:30.072 --> 00:17:31.673
  • LIFTED FROM THIS BIBLE SCHOOL,THIS PROJECT, THIS BUSINESS,THIS RELATIONSHIP. IT WAS GREAT
  • 00:17:31.673 --> 00:17:33.408
  • THIS PROJECT, THIS BUSINESS,THIS RELATIONSHIP. IT WAS GREATAT THE TIME. I ENJOYED IT. I
  • 00:17:33.408 --> 00:17:35.043
  • THIS RELATIONSHIP. IT WAS GREATAT THE TIME. I ENJOYED IT. IGAVE IT MY BEST. BUT NOW I CAN
  • 00:17:35.043 --> 00:17:37.312
  • AT THE TIME. I ENJOYED IT. IGAVE IT MY BEST. BUT NOW I CANSEE YOU ARE DOING A NEW THING
  • 00:17:37.312 --> 00:17:38.614
  • GAVE IT MY BEST. BUT NOW I CANSEE YOU ARE DOING A NEW THINGAND I'M NOT GOING TO GET STUCK
  • 00:17:38.614 --> 00:17:39.648
  • SEE YOU ARE DOING A NEW THINGAND I'M NOT GOING TO GET STUCKIN THE OLD AND TRY TO MAKE
  • 00:17:39.648 --> 00:17:42.885
  • AND I'M NOT GOING TO GET STUCKIN THE OLD AND TRY TO MAKETEMPORARY PROVISION PERMANENT."
  • 00:17:42.885 --> 00:17:44.586
  • IN THE OLD AND TRY TO MAKETEMPORARY PROVISION PERMANENT."MY FATHER COULD HAVE THOUGHT,
  • 00:17:44.586 --> 00:17:46.155
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION PERMANENT."MY FATHER COULD HAVE THOUGHT,"IF I SHUT THIS BIBLE SCHOOL
  • 00:17:46.155 --> 00:17:48.524
  • MY FATHER COULD HAVE THOUGHT,"IF I SHUT THIS BIBLE SCHOOLDOWN I MAY LOOK BAD. I MAY LOOK
  • 00:17:48.524 --> 00:17:50.159
  • "IF I SHUT THIS BIBLE SCHOOLDOWN I MAY LOOK BAD. I MAY LOOKLIKE A FAILURE. PEOPLE MAY GET
  • 00:17:50.159 --> 00:17:52.361
  • DOWN I MAY LOOK BAD. I MAY LOOKLIKE A FAILURE. PEOPLE MAY GETUPSET AND LEAVE THE CHURCH."
  • 00:17:52.361 --> 00:17:53.862
  • LIKE A FAILURE. PEOPLE MAY GETUPSET AND LEAVE THE CHURCH."IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.
  • 00:17:53.862 --> 00:17:55.464
  • UPSET AND LEAVE THE CHURCH."IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.PEOPLE WERE AS LOYAL AS CAN BE.
  • 00:17:55.464 --> 00:17:57.866
  • IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.PEOPLE WERE AS LOYAL AS CAN BE.IF SOMETHING IS MORE OF A BURDEN
  • 00:17:57.866 --> 00:17:59.468
  • PEOPLE WERE AS LOYAL AS CAN BE.IF SOMETHING IS MORE OF A BURDENTHAN A BLESSING, YOU CAN SENSE
  • 00:17:59.468 --> 00:18:01.904
  • IF SOMETHING IS MORE OF A BURDENTHAN A BLESSING, YOU CAN SENSETHAT GOD'S FAVOR HAS LIFTED OFF
  • 00:18:01.904 --> 00:18:03.939
  • THAN A BLESSING, YOU CAN SENSETHAT GOD'S FAVOR HAS LIFTED OFFOF THAT, THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING,
  • 00:18:03.939 --> 00:18:05.307
  • THAT GOD'S FAVOR HAS LIFTED OFFOF THAT, THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING,THAT SIMPLY MEANS THAT GOD HAS
  • 00:18:05.307 --> 00:18:07.509
  • OF THAT, THE WINDS ARE SHIFTING,THAT SIMPLY MEANS THAT GOD HASSOMETHING GREATER IN YOUR
  • 00:18:07.509 --> 00:18:09.545
  • THAT SIMPLY MEANS THAT GOD HASSOMETHING GREATER IN YOURFUTURE. I'M NOT SAYING TO GIVE
  • 00:18:09.545 --> 00:18:11.046
  • SOMETHING GREATER IN YOURFUTURE. I'M NOT SAYING TO GIVEUP ON YOUR DREAMS. YOU STAND
  • 00:18:11.046 --> 00:18:12.080
  • FUTURE. I'M NOT SAYING TO GIVEUP ON YOUR DREAMS. YOU STANDSTRONG AND FOLLOW YOUR OWN
  • 00:18:12.080 --> 00:18:13.115
  • UP ON YOUR DREAMS. YOU STANDSTRONG AND FOLLOW YOUR OWNHEART.
  • 00:18:13.115 --> 00:18:14.249
  • STRONG AND FOLLOW YOUR OWNHEART.ALL I'M SAYING IS DON'T BE TOO
  • 00:18:14.249 --> 00:18:15.751
  • HEART.ALL I'M SAYING IS DON'T BE TOOPROUD OR TOO STUBBORN TO
  • 00:18:15.751 --> 00:18:19.454
  • ALL I'M SAYING IS DON'T BE TOOPROUD OR TOO STUBBORN TORECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.
  • 00:18:19.454 --> 00:18:20.355
  • PROUD OR TOO STUBBORN TORECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WAS A
  • 00:18:20.355 --> 00:18:21.723
  • RECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WAS AFAILURE.
  • 00:18:21.723 --> 00:18:24.026
  • IT DOESN'T MEAN IT WAS AFAILURE.IT MEANS IT WAS ONLY TEMPORARY
  • 00:18:24.026 --> 00:18:25.260
  • FAILURE.IT MEANS IT WAS ONLY TEMPORARYPROVISION. LIKE THE MANNA THAT
  • 00:18:25.260 --> 00:18:26.728
  • IT MEANS IT WAS ONLY TEMPORARYPROVISION. LIKE THE MANNA THATSTOPPED COMING IT'S JUST
  • 00:18:26.728 --> 00:18:27.996
  • PROVISION. LIKE THE MANNA THATSTOPPED COMING IT'S JUSTANOTHER STEP ON THE WAY TO YOUR
  • 00:18:27.996 --> 00:18:30.332
  • STOPPED COMING IT'S JUSTANOTHER STEP ON THE WAY TO YOURPROMISED LAND.
  • 00:18:30.332 --> 00:18:31.934
  • ANOTHER STEP ON THE WAY TO YOURPROMISED LAND.WHEN A BABY IS BORN THE MOTHER
  • 00:18:31.934 --> 00:18:33.335
  • PROMISED LAND.WHEN A BABY IS BORN THE MOTHERNURSES THE BABY FOR THE FIRST
  • 00:18:33.335 --> 00:18:35.204
  • WHEN A BABY IS BORN THE MOTHERNURSES THE BABY FOR THE FIRSTPART OF HIS LIFE.
  • 00:18:35.204 --> 00:18:36.705
  • NURSES THE BABY FOR THE FIRSTPART OF HIS LIFE.THE BABY GETS USED TO IT.
  • 00:18:36.705 --> 00:18:38.440
  • PART OF HIS LIFE.THE BABY GETS USED TO IT.IT'S COMFORTABLE, MAKES HIM FEEL
  • 00:18:38.440 --> 00:18:40.542
  • THE BABY GETS USED TO IT.IT'S COMFORTABLE, MAKES HIM FEELSECURE, SOOTHING. BUT AT SOME
  • 00:18:40.542 --> 00:18:43.245
  • IT'S COMFORTABLE, MAKES HIM FEELSECURE, SOOTHING. BUT AT SOMEPOINT THAT TEMPORARY PROVISION
  • 00:18:43.245 --> 00:18:44.646
  • SECURE, SOOTHING. BUT AT SOMEPOINT THAT TEMPORARY PROVISIONIS TAKEN AWAY AND THE MOTHER
  • 00:18:44.646 --> 00:18:47.015
  • POINT THAT TEMPORARY PROVISIONIS TAKEN AWAY AND THE MOTHERINTRODUCES A BOTTLE. THE BABY
  • 00:18:47.015 --> 00:18:48.717
  • IS TAKEN AWAY AND THE MOTHERINTRODUCES A BOTTLE. THE BABYDOESN'T LIKE THE BOTTLE. HE
  • 00:18:48.717 --> 00:18:50.686
  • INTRODUCES A BOTTLE. THE BABYDOESN'T LIKE THE BOTTLE. HEPUSHES IT AWAY. HE'LL KICK.
  • 00:18:50.686 --> 00:18:51.853
  • DOESN'T LIKE THE BOTTLE. HEPUSHES IT AWAY. HE'LL KICK.HE'LL SCREAM. IT'S NOT WHAT
  • 00:18:51.853 --> 00:18:53.755
  • PUSHES IT AWAY. HE'LL KICK.HE'LL SCREAM. IT'S NOT WHATHE'S USED TO. BUT OVER TIME HE
  • 00:18:53.755 --> 00:18:55.490
  • HE'LL SCREAM. IT'S NOT WHATHE'S USED TO. BUT OVER TIME HEWILL ACCEPT THE BOTTLE AND
  • 00:18:55.490 --> 00:18:57.159
  • HE'S USED TO. BUT OVER TIME HEWILL ACCEPT THE BOTTLE ANDDISCOVER THAT HE LIKES IT.
  • 00:18:57.159 --> 00:18:58.894
  • WILL ACCEPT THE BOTTLE ANDDISCOVER THAT HE LIKES IT.THEN ONE DAY THE MOTHER WILL
  • 00:18:58.894 --> 00:19:00.128
  • DISCOVER THAT HE LIKES IT.THEN ONE DAY THE MOTHER WILLTAKE THE BOTTLE AWAY. SHE WILL
  • 00:19:00.128 --> 00:19:02.064
  • THEN ONE DAY THE MOTHER WILLTAKE THE BOTTLE AWAY. SHE WILLTAKE A SPOON OF BABY FOOD AND
  • 00:19:02.064 --> 00:19:03.498
  • TAKE THE BOTTLE AWAY. SHE WILLTAKE A SPOON OF BABY FOOD ANDPUT IT IN HIS MOUTH. MOST OF
  • 00:19:03.498 --> 00:19:05.000
  • TAKE A SPOON OF BABY FOOD ANDPUT IT IN HIS MOUTH. MOST OFTHE TIME THE BABY WILL SPIT IT
  • 00:19:05.000 --> 00:19:07.236
  • PUT IT IN HIS MOUTH. MOST OFTHE TIME THE BABY WILL SPIT ITOUT AND COUGH AND GRIMACE.
  • 00:19:07.236 --> 00:19:08.870
  • THE TIME THE BABY WILL SPIT ITOUT AND COUGH AND GRIMACE.IT WANTS ITS BOTTLE BACK.
  • 00:19:08.870 --> 00:19:10.005
  • OUT AND COUGH AND GRIMACE.IT WANTS ITS BOTTLE BACK.BUT AGAIN, AT SOME POINT HE
  • 00:19:10.005 --> 00:19:11.807
  • IT WANTS ITS BOTTLE BACK.BUT AGAIN, AT SOME POINT HEREALIZES HE LIKES THE FOOD,
  • 00:19:11.807 --> 00:19:13.742
  • BUT AGAIN, AT SOME POINT HEREALIZES HE LIKES THE FOOD,CONTINUES TO GROW AND DEVELOP.
  • 00:19:13.742 --> 00:19:15.177
  • REALIZES HE LIKES THE FOOD,CONTINUES TO GROW AND DEVELOP.BUT HAD THE MOTHER NOT TAKEN
  • 00:19:15.177 --> 00:19:17.479
  • CONTINUES TO GROW AND DEVELOP.BUT HAD THE MOTHER NOT TAKENAWAY THE TEMPORARY PROVISION AT
  • 00:19:17.479 --> 00:19:19.014
  • BUT HAD THE MOTHER NOT TAKENAWAY THE TEMPORARY PROVISION ATEVERY STAGE, AT JUST THE RIGHT
  • 00:19:19.014 --> 00:19:20.882
  • AWAY THE TEMPORARY PROVISION ATEVERY STAGE, AT JUST THE RIGHTTIME, THE BABY'S GROWTH WOULD
  • 00:19:20.882 --> 00:19:23.352
  • EVERY STAGE, AT JUST THE RIGHTTIME, THE BABY'S GROWTH WOULDHAVE BEEN STUNTED.
  • 00:19:23.352 --> 00:19:24.219
  • TIME, THE BABY'S GROWTH WOULDHAVE BEEN STUNTED.IT NEVER WOULD HAVE GROWN AND
  • 00:19:24.219 --> 00:19:25.387
  • HAVE BEEN STUNTED.IT NEVER WOULD HAVE GROWN ANDFULLY DEVELOPED.
  • 00:19:25.387 --> 00:19:27.222
  • IT NEVER WOULD HAVE GROWN ANDFULLY DEVELOPED.IN THE SAME WAY, THERE ARE TIMES
  • 00:19:27.222 --> 00:19:29.925
  • FULLY DEVELOPED.IN THE SAME WAY, THERE ARE TIMESTHAT GOD WILL TAKE THINGS AWAY,
  • 00:19:29.925 --> 00:19:31.860
  • IN THE SAME WAY, THERE ARE TIMESTHAT GOD WILL TAKE THINGS AWAY,NOT TO HARM US BUT TO GET US IN
  • 00:19:31.860 --> 00:19:37.766
  • THAT GOD WILL TAKE THINGS AWAY,NOT TO HARM US BUT TO GET US INPOSITION TO RECEIVE ALL THAT HE
  • 00:19:37.766 --> 00:19:38.567
  • NOT TO HARM US BUT TO GET US INPOSITION TO RECEIVE ALL THAT HEHAS IN STORE.
  • 00:19:38.567 --> 00:19:39.501
  • POSITION TO RECEIVE ALL THAT HEHAS IN STORE.GOD KNOWS WE'LL NEVER FULLY
  • 00:19:39.501 --> 00:19:40.802
  • HAS IN STORE.GOD KNOWS WE'LL NEVER FULLYDEVELOP IF WE'RE NOT HAVING TO
  • 00:19:40.802 --> 00:19:41.803
  • GOD KNOWS WE'LL NEVER FULLYDEVELOP IF WE'RE NOT HAVING TOTAKE STEPS OF FAITH, NOT HAVING
  • 00:19:41.803 --> 00:19:43.472
  • DEVELOP IF WE'RE NOT HAVING TOTAKE STEPS OF FAITH, NOT HAVINGTO STRETCH, NOT BEING PRUNED.
  • 00:19:43.472 --> 00:19:45.540
  • TAKE STEPS OF FAITH, NOT HAVINGTO STRETCH, NOT BEING PRUNED.DON'T FIGHT CHANGE.
  • 00:19:45.540 --> 00:19:46.975
  • TO STRETCH, NOT BEING PRUNED.DON'T FIGHT CHANGE.DON'T TRY TO HOLD ON TO
  • 00:19:46.975 --> 00:19:47.943
  • DON'T FIGHT CHANGE.DON'T TRY TO HOLD ON TOSOMETHING THAT YOU KNOW GOD IS
  • 00:19:47.943 --> 00:19:49.211
  • DON'T TRY TO HOLD ON TOSOMETHING THAT YOU KNOW GOD ISDONE WITH. IF HE IS REMOVING IT
  • 00:19:49.211 --> 00:19:51.346
  • SOMETHING THAT YOU KNOW GOD ISDONE WITH. IF HE IS REMOVING ITLET IT GO.
  • 00:19:51.346 --> 00:19:52.881
  • DONE WITH. IF HE IS REMOVING ITLET IT GO.LIKE THAT BABY, IT'S TEMPORARY
  • 00:19:52.881 --> 00:19:54.650
  • LET IT GO.LIKE THAT BABY, IT'S TEMPORARYPROVISION. IT WAS THERE TO GET
  • 00:19:54.650 --> 00:19:56.051
  • LIKE THAT BABY, IT'S TEMPORARYPROVISION. IT WAS THERE TO GETYOU TO A CERTAIN LEVEL BUT NOW
  • 00:19:56.051 --> 00:19:57.552
  • PROVISION. IT WAS THERE TO GETYOU TO A CERTAIN LEVEL BUT NOWYOU'VE PASSED THE TEST AND
  • 00:19:57.552 --> 00:19:59.154
  • YOU TO A CERTAIN LEVEL BUT NOWYOU'VE PASSED THE TEST ANDYOU'RE GOING TO COME UP TO A
  • 00:19:59.154 --> 00:20:00.856
  • YOU'VE PASSED THE TEST ANDYOU'RE GOING TO COME UP TO AHIGHER LEVEL.
  • 00:20:00.856 --> 00:20:02.324
  • YOU'RE GOING TO COME UP TO AHIGHER LEVEL.YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A NEW SEASON
  • 00:20:02.324 --> 00:20:04.293
  • HIGHER LEVEL.YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A NEW SEASONOF GROWTH AND INCREASE. STAY
  • 00:20:04.293 --> 00:20:05.894
  • YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A NEW SEASONOF GROWTH AND INCREASE. STAYWILLING TO CHANGE. THIS IS WHAT
  • 00:20:05.894 --> 00:20:08.830
  • OF GROWTH AND INCREASE. STAYWILLING TO CHANGE. THIS IS WHATJESUS TALKED ABOUT IN JOHN 15;
  • 00:20:08.830 --> 00:20:10.399
  • WILLING TO CHANGE. THIS IS WHATJESUS TALKED ABOUT IN JOHN 15;HOW GOD WILL PRUNE US SO THAT
  • 00:20:10.399 --> 00:20:13.201
  • JESUS TALKED ABOUT IN JOHN 15;HOW GOD WILL PRUNE US SO THATWE CAN BEAR MUCH FRUIT.
  • 00:20:13.201 --> 00:20:14.670
  • HOW GOD WILL PRUNE US SO THATWE CAN BEAR MUCH FRUIT.PRUNE MEANS SOMETHING IS CUT
  • 00:20:14.670 --> 00:20:16.338
  • WE CAN BEAR MUCH FRUIT.PRUNE MEANS SOMETHING IS CUTAWAY, SOMETHING IS REMOVED.
  • 00:20:16.338 --> 00:20:18.040
  • PRUNE MEANS SOMETHING IS CUTAWAY, SOMETHING IS REMOVED.A GOOD FRIEND THAT YOU COUNTED
  • 00:20:18.040 --> 00:20:19.941
  • AWAY, SOMETHING IS REMOVED.A GOOD FRIEND THAT YOU COUNTEDON MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY.
  • 00:20:19.941 --> 00:20:22.077
  • A GOOD FRIEND THAT YOU COUNTEDON MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY.A BUSINESS SHUT DOWN OR YOU LOST
  • 00:20:22.077 --> 00:20:23.745
  • ON MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY.A BUSINESS SHUT DOWN OR YOU LOSTA LOVED ONE. ANYTIME YOU GO
  • 00:20:23.745 --> 00:20:25.981
  • A BUSINESS SHUT DOWN OR YOU LOSTA LOVED ONE. ANYTIME YOU GOTHROUGH LOSS, ANY TIME YOU GO
  • 00:20:25.981 --> 00:20:27.215
  • A LOVED ONE. ANYTIME YOU GOTHROUGH LOSS, ANY TIME YOU GOTHROUGH PRUNING, DON'T GET
  • 00:20:27.215 --> 00:20:29.384
  • THROUGH LOSS, ANY TIME YOU GOTHROUGH PRUNING, DON'T GETBITTER. DON'T GET DOWN AND
  • 00:20:29.384 --> 00:20:30.585
  • THROUGH PRUNING, DON'T GETBITTER. DON'T GET DOWN ANDTHINK IT'S THE END. DON'T START
  • 00:20:30.585 --> 00:20:32.287
  • BITTER. DON'T GET DOWN ANDTHINK IT'S THE END. DON'T STARTTHINKING THAT YOU'RE A FAILURE.
  • 00:20:32.287 --> 00:20:33.855
  • THINK IT'S THE END. DON'T STARTTHINKING THAT YOU'RE A FAILURE.HAVE THE ATTITUDE, "GOD, I LET
  • 00:20:33.855 --> 00:20:36.258
  • THINKING THAT YOU'RE A FAILURE.HAVE THE ATTITUDE, "GOD, I LETTHIS GO KNOWING THAT IT WAS ONLY
  • 00:20:36.258 --> 00:20:37.959
  • HAVE THE ATTITUDE, "GOD, I LETTHIS GO KNOWING THAT IT WAS ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION AND WHAT YOU
  • 00:20:37.959 --> 00:20:39.828
  • THIS GO KNOWING THAT IT WAS ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION AND WHAT YOUHAVE IN MY FUTURE WILL BE
  • 00:20:39.828 --> 00:20:40.696
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION AND WHAT YOUHAVE IN MY FUTURE WILL BEGREATER THAN WHAT I'M LETTING
  • 00:20:40.696 --> 00:20:42.964
  • HAVE IN MY FUTURE WILL BEGREATER THAN WHAT I'M LETTINGGO OF."
  • 00:20:42.964 --> 00:20:44.766
  • GREATER THAN WHAT I'M LETTINGGO OF."IF YOU WILL ACCEPT THE CHANGE
  • 00:20:44.766 --> 00:20:46.301
  • GO OF."IF YOU WILL ACCEPT THE CHANGEAND STAY IN FAITH GOD WILL OPEN
  • 00:20:46.301 --> 00:20:48.070
  • IF YOU WILL ACCEPT THE CHANGEAND STAY IN FAITH GOD WILL OPENNEW DOORS. HE WILL BRING NEW
  • 00:20:48.070 --> 00:20:50.405
  • AND STAY IN FAITH GOD WILL OPENNEW DOORS. HE WILL BRING NEWOPPORTUNITIES, NEW FRIENDSHIPS.
  • 00:20:50.405 --> 00:20:53.075
  • NEW DOORS. HE WILL BRING NEWOPPORTUNITIES, NEW FRIENDSHIPS.I WAS READING ABOUT STEVE JOBS,
  • 00:20:53.075 --> 00:20:55.177
  • OPPORTUNITIES, NEW FRIENDSHIPS.I WAS READING ABOUT STEVE JOBS,ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS
  • 00:20:55.177 --> 00:20:56.478
  • I WAS READING ABOUT STEVE JOBS,ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDSOF OUR DAY. HE WAS FIRED FROM
  • 00:20:56.478 --> 00:20:58.380
  • ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDSOF OUR DAY. HE WAS FIRED FROMAPPLE, THE VERY COMPANY THAT HE
  • 00:20:58.380 --> 00:21:01.450
  • OF OUR DAY. HE WAS FIRED FROMAPPLE, THE VERY COMPANY THAT HEFOUNDED AND MADE SO GREAT.
  • 00:21:01.450 --> 00:21:03.251
  • APPLE, THE VERY COMPANY THAT HEFOUNDED AND MADE SO GREAT.HE GAVE IT HIS HEART, HIS TIME.
  • 00:21:03.251 --> 00:21:04.653
  • FOUNDED AND MADE SO GREAT.HE GAVE IT HIS HEART, HIS TIME.HE WORKED SO HARD AND YET HE GOT
  • 00:21:04.653 --> 00:21:06.988
  • HE GAVE IT HIS HEART, HIS TIME.HE WORKED SO HARD AND YET HE GOTFIRED FROM THE VERY THING THAT
  • 00:21:06.988 --> 00:21:08.523
  • HE WORKED SO HARD AND YET HE GOTFIRED FROM THE VERY THING THATHE LOVED THE MOST. HE DIDN'T
  • 00:21:08.523 --> 00:21:10.659
  • FIRED FROM THE VERY THING THATHE LOVED THE MOST. HE DIDN'TGET BITTER. HE DIDN'T BLAME
  • 00:21:10.659 --> 00:21:12.094
  • HE LOVED THE MOST. HE DIDN'TGET BITTER. HE DIDN'T BLAMEOTHER PEOPLE. HE WENT OUT AND
  • 00:21:12.094 --> 00:21:14.796
  • GET BITTER. HE DIDN'T BLAMEOTHER PEOPLE. HE WENT OUT ANDSTARTED ANOTHER COMPANY.
  • 00:21:14.796 --> 00:21:16.398
  • OTHER PEOPLE. HE WENT OUT ANDSTARTED ANOTHER COMPANY.HE LEARNED A NEW SET OF SKILLS.
  • 00:21:16.398 --> 00:21:18.200
  • STARTED ANOTHER COMPANY.HE LEARNED A NEW SET OF SKILLS.THAT COMPANY GREW AND BECAME SO
  • 00:21:18.200 --> 00:21:19.568
  • HE LEARNED A NEW SET OF SKILLS.THAT COMPANY GREW AND BECAME SOSUCCESSFUL THAT APPLE BOUGHT HIS
  • 00:21:19.568 --> 00:21:22.070
  • THAT COMPANY GREW AND BECAME SOSUCCESSFUL THAT APPLE BOUGHT HISCOMPANY AND PUT HIM BACK IN
  • 00:21:22.070 --> 00:21:23.605
  • SUCCESSFUL THAT APPLE BOUGHT HISCOMPANY AND PUT HIM BACK INCHARGE.
  • 00:21:23.605 --> 00:21:24.873
  • COMPANY AND PUT HIM BACK INCHARGE.STEVE JOBS SAID, "IF I HAD NOT
  • 00:21:24.873 --> 00:21:26.908
  • CHARGE.STEVE JOBS SAID, "IF I HAD NOTBEEN FIRED I WOULD HAVE NEVER
  • 00:21:26.908 --> 00:21:28.910
  • STEVE JOBS SAID, "IF I HAD NOTBEEN FIRED I WOULD HAVE NEVERDEVELOPED THE SKILLS THAT HAVE
  • 00:21:28.910 --> 00:21:31.546
  • BEEN FIRED I WOULD HAVE NEVERDEVELOPED THE SKILLS THAT HAVEMADE ME INTO WHO I AM TODAY."
  • 00:21:31.546 --> 00:21:32.881
  • DEVELOPED THE SKILLS THAT HAVEMADE ME INTO WHO I AM TODAY."FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS WHAT HE IS
  • 00:21:32.881 --> 00:21:33.949
  • MADE ME INTO WHO I AM TODAY."FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS WHAT HE ISDOING. IT MAY LOOK LIKE A
  • 00:21:33.949 --> 00:21:36.585
  • FRIENDS, GOD KNOWS WHAT HE ISDOING. IT MAY LOOK LIKE ASETBACK BUT WHAT WAS MEANT FOR
  • 00:21:36.585 --> 00:21:38.253
  • DOING. IT MAY LOOK LIKE ASETBACK BUT WHAT WAS MEANT FORYOUR HARM GOD IS GOING TO USE
  • 00:21:38.253 --> 00:21:39.921
  • SETBACK BUT WHAT WAS MEANT FORYOUR HARM GOD IS GOING TO USETO YOUR ADVANTAGE.
  • 00:21:39.921 --> 00:21:41.223
  • YOUR HARM GOD IS GOING TO USETO YOUR ADVANTAGE.THE STEPS OF GOOD PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:21:41.223 --> 00:21:42.691
  • TO YOUR ADVANTAGE.THE STEPS OF GOOD PEOPLE AREORDERED BY THE LORD.
  • 00:21:42.691 --> 00:21:44.826
  • THE STEPS OF GOOD PEOPLE AREORDERED BY THE LORD.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:21:44.826 --> 00:21:46.194
  • ORDERED BY THE LORD.(APPLAUSE)GOD KNOWS EXACTLY WHEN TO
  • 00:21:46.194 --> 00:21:48.096
  • (APPLAUSE)GOD KNOWS EXACTLY WHEN TOREMOVE SOMETHING. HE KNOWS
  • 00:21:48.096 --> 00:21:50.132
  • GOD KNOWS EXACTLY WHEN TOREMOVE SOMETHING. HE KNOWSEXACTLY WHEN TO PRUNE SOMETHING
  • 00:21:50.132 --> 00:21:52.100
  • REMOVE SOMETHING. HE KNOWSEXACTLY WHEN TO PRUNE SOMETHINGAWAY. IT'S NOT TO HARM YOU.
  • 00:21:52.100 --> 00:21:53.735
  • EXACTLY WHEN TO PRUNE SOMETHINGAWAY. IT'S NOT TO HARM YOU.IT'S TO PROMOTE YOU. GOD
  • 00:21:53.735 --> 00:21:56.004
  • AWAY. IT'S NOT TO HARM YOU.IT'S TO PROMOTE YOU. GODDOESN'T WANT YOU LIVING OFF
  • 00:21:56.004 --> 00:21:57.572
  • IT'S TO PROMOTE YOU. GODDOESN'T WANT YOU LIVING OFFTEMPORARY PROVISION.
  • 00:21:57.572 --> 00:21:59.307
  • DOESN'T WANT YOU LIVING OFFTEMPORARY PROVISION.HE HAS AN ABUNDANCE IN STORE.
  • 00:21:59.307 --> 00:22:01.176
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION.HE HAS AN ABUNDANCE IN STORE.SO YES, THE MANNA WILL STOP
  • 00:22:01.176 --> 00:22:02.611
  • HE HAS AN ABUNDANCE IN STORE.SO YES, THE MANNA WILL STOPCOMING. THE QUAIL WILL QUIT
  • 00:22:02.611 --> 00:22:04.212
  • SO YES, THE MANNA WILL STOPCOMING. THE QUAIL WILL QUITSHOWING UP. THE BROOK MAY DRY
  • 00:22:04.212 --> 00:22:06.114
  • COMING. THE QUAIL WILL QUITSHOWING UP. THE BROOK MAY DRYUP. NOT BECAUSE GOD HAS
  • 00:22:06.114 --> 00:22:08.150
  • SHOWING UP. THE BROOK MAY DRYUP. NOT BECAUSE GOD HASFORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU BUT BECAUSE
  • 00:22:08.150 --> 00:22:09.518
  • UP. NOT BECAUSE GOD HASFORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU BUT BECAUSEGOD HAS SOMETHING GREATER IN
  • 00:22:09.518 --> 00:22:11.119
  • FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU BUT BECAUSEGOD HAS SOMETHING GREATER INYOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:22:11.119 --> 00:22:12.954
  • GOD HAS SOMETHING GREATER INYOUR FUTURE.IF SOMEBODY LEFT YOUR LIFE IT
  • 00:22:12.954 --> 00:22:14.556
  • YOUR FUTURE.IF SOMEBODY LEFT YOUR LIFE ITWASN'T AN ACCIDENT.
  • 00:22:14.556 --> 00:22:16.525
  • IF SOMEBODY LEFT YOUR LIFE ITWASN'T AN ACCIDENT.THEIR PART IN YOUR STORY WAS
  • 00:22:16.525 --> 00:22:18.393
  • WASN'T AN ACCIDENT.THEIR PART IN YOUR STORY WASOVER. GOD PRUNED IT.
  • 00:22:18.393 --> 00:22:20.395
  • THEIR PART IN YOUR STORY WASOVER. GOD PRUNED IT.IF A PROJECT DIDN'T LAST IT
  • 00:22:20.395 --> 00:22:23.131
  • OVER. GOD PRUNED IT.IF A PROJECT DIDN'T LAST ITWASN'T SUPPOSED TO LAST.
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  • IF A PROJECT DIDN'T LAST ITWASN'T SUPPOSED TO LAST.GOD SHUT THE DOOR. NOW DON'T
  • 00:22:24.633 --> 00:22:25.700
  • WASN'T SUPPOSED TO LAST.GOD SHUT THE DOOR. NOW DON'TSIT AROUND DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:22:25.700 --> 00:22:26.568
  • GOD SHUT THE DOOR. NOW DON'TSIT AROUND DISCOURAGED,DEPRESSED.
  • 00:22:26.568 --> 00:22:27.569
  • SIT AROUND DISCOURAGED,DEPRESSED.NO, THE ONLY REASON YOU WERE
  • 00:22:27.569 --> 00:22:29.070
  • DEPRESSED.NO, THE ONLY REASON YOU WEREPRUNED IS SO THAT YOU CAN BEAR
  • 00:22:29.070 --> 00:22:30.305
  • NO, THE ONLY REASON YOU WEREPRUNED IS SO THAT YOU CAN BEARMORE FRUIT. GET READY FOR
  • 00:22:30.305 --> 00:22:31.940
  • PRUNED IS SO THAT YOU CAN BEARMORE FRUIT. GET READY FORINCREASE. GET READY FOR
  • 00:22:31.940 --> 00:22:33.275
  • MORE FRUIT. GET READY FORINCREASE. GET READY FORABUNDANCE. GET READY FOR A NEW
  • 00:22:33.275 --> 00:22:35.343
  • INCREASE. GET READY FORABUNDANCE. GET READY FOR A NEWLEVEL OF GOD'S FAVOR.
  • 00:22:35.343 --> 00:22:36.812
  • ABUNDANCE. GET READY FOR A NEWLEVEL OF GOD'S FAVOR.THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED WITH ME.
  • 00:22:36.812 --> 00:22:38.713
  • LEVEL OF GOD'S FAVOR.THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED WITH ME.FOR SEVENTEEN YEARS I WORKED
  • 00:22:38.713 --> 00:22:40.315
  • THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED WITH ME.FOR SEVENTEEN YEARS I WORKEDBEHIND THE SCENES HERE AT
  • 00:22:40.315 --> 00:22:41.516
  • FOR SEVENTEEN YEARS I WORKEDBEHIND THE SCENES HERE ATLAKEWOOD DOING THE TELEVISION
  • 00:22:41.516 --> 00:22:42.551
  • BEHIND THE SCENES HERE ATLAKEWOOD DOING THE TELEVISIONPRODUCTION.
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  • LAKEWOOD DOING THE TELEVISIONPRODUCTION.WHEN MY FATHER WENT TO BE WITH
  • 00:22:43.518 --> 00:22:44.886
  • PRODUCTION.WHEN MY FATHER WENT TO BE WITHTHE LORD I WAS PUSHED OUT OF MY
  • 00:22:44.886 --> 00:22:46.755
  • WHEN MY FATHER WENT TO BE WITHTHE LORD I WAS PUSHED OUT OF MYCOMFORT ZONE. I KNEW I WAS
  • 00:22:46.755 --> 00:22:48.623
  • THE LORD I WAS PUSHED OUT OF MYCOMFORT ZONE. I KNEW I WASSUPPOSED TO STEP UP AND PASTOR
  • 00:22:48.623 --> 00:22:50.926
  • COMFORT ZONE. I KNEW I WASSUPPOSED TO STEP UP AND PASTORTHE CHURCH BUT I WAS AFRAID.
  • 00:22:50.926 --> 00:22:53.295
  • SUPPOSED TO STEP UP AND PASTORTHE CHURCH BUT I WAS AFRAID.I DIDN'T KNOW THIS WAS IN ME.
  • 00:22:53.295 --> 00:22:54.463
  • THE CHURCH BUT I WAS AFRAID.I DIDN'T KNOW THIS WAS IN ME.I FINALLY TOOK THAT STEP OF
  • 00:22:54.463 --> 00:22:55.764
  • I DIDN'T KNOW THIS WAS IN ME.I FINALLY TOOK THAT STEP OFFAITH AND GOD HAS TAKEN ME
  • 00:22:55.764 --> 00:22:57.065
  • I FINALLY TOOK THAT STEP OFFAITH AND GOD HAS TAKEN MEPLACES THAT I'VE NEVER DREAMED
  • 00:22:57.065 --> 00:22:58.400
  • FAITH AND GOD HAS TAKEN MEPLACES THAT I'VE NEVER DREAMEDOF. BUT THOSE SEVENTEEN YEARS
  • 00:22:58.400 --> 00:23:00.469
  • PLACES THAT I'VE NEVER DREAMEDOF. BUT THOSE SEVENTEEN YEARSBEHIND THE SCENES, THAT WAS
  • 00:23:00.469 --> 00:23:02.003
  • OF. BUT THOSE SEVENTEEN YEARSBEHIND THE SCENES, THAT WASTEMPORARY PROVISION. THE BROOK
  • 00:23:02.003 --> 00:23:04.272
  • BEHIND THE SCENES, THAT WASTEMPORARY PROVISION. THE BROOKDRIED UP.
  • 00:23:04.272 --> 00:23:05.941
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION. THE BROOKDRIED UP.LIKE ELIJAH, WHEN MY DAD DIED I
  • 00:23:05.941 --> 00:23:07.075
  • DRIED UP.LIKE ELIJAH, WHEN MY DAD DIED IHAD TO DECIDE, "AM I GOING TO
  • 00:23:07.075 --> 00:23:10.278
  • LIKE ELIJAH, WHEN MY DAD DIED IHAD TO DECIDE, "AM I GOING TOMOVE FORWARD INTO THE NEW THING
  • 00:23:10.278 --> 00:23:12.314
  • HAD TO DECIDE, "AM I GOING TOMOVE FORWARD INTO THE NEW THINGGOD WANTS TO DO OR AM I GOING TO
  • 00:23:12.314 --> 00:23:14.483
  • MOVE FORWARD INTO THE NEW THINGGOD WANTS TO DO OR AM I GOING TOHOLD ONTO THE OLD AND TRY TO
  • 00:23:14.483 --> 00:23:17.052
  • GOD WANTS TO DO OR AM I GOING TOHOLD ONTO THE OLD AND TRY TOKEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TO BE?"
  • 00:23:17.052 --> 00:23:18.687
  • HOLD ONTO THE OLD AND TRY TOKEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TO BE?"IT LOOKED LIKE A SETBACK.
  • 00:23:18.687 --> 00:23:20.255
  • KEEP IT THE WAY IT USED TO BE?"IT LOOKED LIKE A SETBACK.IN THE NATURAL I THOUGHT, "IT'S
  • 00:23:20.255 --> 00:23:21.289
  • IT LOOKED LIKE A SETBACK.IN THE NATURAL I THOUGHT, "IT'SNEVER GOING TO BE AS GOOD AS IT
  • 00:23:21.289 --> 00:23:22.591
  • IN THE NATURAL I THOUGHT, "IT'SNEVER GOING TO BE AS GOOD AS ITUSED TO BE."
  • 00:23:22.591 --> 00:23:23.959
  • NEVER GOING TO BE AS GOOD AS ITUSED TO BE."BUT I REALIZE NOW I WAS BEING
  • 00:23:23.959 --> 00:23:26.294
  • USED TO BE."BUT I REALIZE NOW I WAS BEINGPRUNED SO I COULD BEAR MUCH
  • 00:23:26.294 --> 00:23:27.996
  • BUT I REALIZE NOW I WAS BEINGPRUNED SO I COULD BEAR MUCHFRUIT. I LOVE AND HONOR MY DAD
  • 00:23:27.996 --> 00:23:29.998
  • PRUNED SO I COULD BEAR MUCHFRUIT. I LOVE AND HONOR MY DADBUT WHEN GOD TOOK HIM AWAY,
  • 00:23:29.998 --> 00:23:31.132
  • FRUIT. I LOVE AND HONOR MY DADBUT WHEN GOD TOOK HIM AWAY,WHEN GOD REMOVED HIM FROM MY
  • 00:23:31.132 --> 00:23:32.334
  • BUT WHEN GOD TOOK HIM AWAY,WHEN GOD REMOVED HIM FROM MYLIFE THAT WAS NEVER MEANT TO
  • 00:23:32.334 --> 00:23:34.002
  • WHEN GOD REMOVED HIM FROM MYLIFE THAT WAS NEVER MEANT TOTAKE ME BACKWARDS.
  • 00:23:34.002 --> 00:23:35.136
  • LIFE THAT WAS NEVER MEANT TOTAKE ME BACKWARDS.IT WAS MEANT TO THRUST ME
  • 00:23:35.136 --> 00:23:36.238
  • TAKE ME BACKWARDS.IT WAS MEANT TO THRUST MEFORWARD. BUT I HAD TO DO MY
  • 00:23:36.238 --> 00:23:37.639
  • IT WAS MEANT TO THRUST MEFORWARD. BUT I HAD TO DO MYPART AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE.
  • 00:23:37.639 --> 00:23:40.342
  • FORWARD. BUT I HAD TO DO MYPART AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE.(APPLAUSE)
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  • PART AND BE WILLING TO CHANGE.(APPLAUSE)I HAD TO LET GO OF THE OLD AND
  • 00:23:42.310 --> 00:23:44.212
  • (APPLAUSE)I HAD TO LET GO OF THE OLD ANDACCEPT THE NEW. I'VE LEARNED
  • 00:23:44.212 --> 00:23:47.082
  • I HAD TO LET GO OF THE OLD ANDACCEPT THE NEW. I'VE LEARNEDCHANGE IS GOING TO HAPPEN
  • 00:23:47.082 --> 00:23:48.650
  • ACCEPT THE NEW. I'VE LEARNEDCHANGE IS GOING TO HAPPENWHETHER WE LIKE IT OR NOT.
  • 00:23:48.650 --> 00:23:50.085
  • CHANGE IS GOING TO HAPPENWHETHER WE LIKE IT OR NOT.THE REAL QUESTION IS HOW ARE WE
  • 00:23:50.085 --> 00:23:52.120
  • WHETHER WE LIKE IT OR NOT.THE REAL QUESTION IS HOW ARE WEGOING TO DEAL WITH IT?
  • 00:23:52.120 --> 00:23:53.855
  • THE REAL QUESTION IS HOW ARE WEGOING TO DEAL WITH IT?ARE WE GOING TO FALL APART AND
  • 00:23:53.855 --> 00:23:55.891
  • GOING TO DEAL WITH IT?ARE WE GOING TO FALL APART ANDTHINK THAT OUR WORLD IS ENDED
  • 00:23:55.891 --> 00:23:57.959
  • ARE WE GOING TO FALL APART ANDTHINK THAT OUR WORLD IS ENDEDBECAUSE A LOVED ONE DIED, A
  • 00:23:57.959 --> 00:23:59.294
  • THINK THAT OUR WORLD IS ENDEDBECAUSE A LOVED ONE DIED, ABUSINESS DIDN'T MAKE IT, A GOOD
  • 00:23:59.294 --> 00:24:01.429
  • BECAUSE A LOVED ONE DIED, ABUSINESS DIDN'T MAKE IT, A GOODFRIEND MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY?
  • 00:24:01.429 --> 00:24:02.797
  • BUSINESS DIDN'T MAKE IT, A GOODFRIEND MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY?ARE WE GOING TO GET STUCK IN
  • 00:24:02.797 --> 00:24:04.266
  • FRIEND MOVED TO ANOTHER CITY?ARE WE GOING TO GET STUCK INWHAT GOD USED TO DO AND MISS OUT
  • 00:24:04.266 --> 00:24:06.735
  • ARE WE GOING TO GET STUCK INWHAT GOD USED TO DO AND MISS OUTON WHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?
  • 00:24:06.735 --> 00:24:08.503
  • WHAT GOD USED TO DO AND MISS OUTON WHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?OR ARE WE GOING TO SAY, "GOD,
  • 00:24:08.503 --> 00:24:10.572
  • ON WHAT GOD IS ABOUT TO DO?OR ARE WE GOING TO SAY, "GOD,I'M LETTING GO OF WHAT YOU ARE
  • 00:24:10.572 --> 00:24:11.873
  • OR ARE WE GOING TO SAY, "GOD,I'M LETTING GO OF WHAT YOU AREREMOVING. I KNOW IT'S ONLY
  • 00:24:11.873 --> 00:24:13.608
  • I'M LETTING GO OF WHAT YOU AREREMOVING. I KNOW IT'S ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION. I'M NOT
  • 00:24:13.608 --> 00:24:16.378
  • REMOVING. I KNOW IT'S ONLYTEMPORARY PROVISION. I'M NOTGOING TO FIGHT THE NEW THING
  • 00:24:16.378 --> 00:24:17.746
  • TEMPORARY PROVISION. I'M NOTGOING TO FIGHT THE NEW THINGYOU WANT TO DO BECAUSE GOD
  • 00:24:17.746 --> 00:24:18.947
  • GOING TO FIGHT THE NEW THINGYOU WANT TO DO BECAUSE GODI KNOW WHAT'S IN MY FUTURE WILL
  • 00:24:18.947 --> 00:24:20.382
  • YOU WANT TO DO BECAUSE GODI KNOW WHAT'S IN MY FUTURE WILLBE GREATER THAN WHAT'S IN MY
  • 00:24:20.382 --> 00:24:21.516
  • I KNOW WHAT'S IN MY FUTURE WILLBE GREATER THAN WHAT'S IN MYPAST."
  • 00:24:21.516 --> 00:24:22.984
  • BE GREATER THAN WHAT'S IN MYPAST."I'M ASKING US TO STAY OPEN FOR
  • 00:24:22.984 --> 00:24:25.053
  • PAST."I'M ASKING US TO STAY OPEN FORCHANGE. JUST BECAUSE IT WORKED
  • 00:24:25.053 --> 00:24:26.488
  • I'M ASKING US TO STAY OPEN FORCHANGE. JUST BECAUSE IT WORKEDLAST YEAR DOESN'T MEAN IT'S
  • 00:24:26.488 --> 00:24:28.156
  • CHANGE. JUST BECAUSE IT WORKEDLAST YEAR DOESN'T MEAN IT'SGOING TO WORK THIS YEAR.
  • 00:24:28.156 --> 00:24:30.125
  • LAST YEAR DOESN'T MEAN IT'SGOING TO WORK THIS YEAR.EVALUATE YOUR FRIENDSHIPS.
  • 00:24:30.125 --> 00:24:31.660
  • GOING TO WORK THIS YEAR.EVALUATE YOUR FRIENDSHIPS.EVALUATE HOW YOU'RE SPENDING
  • 00:24:31.660 --> 00:24:33.194
  • EVALUATE YOUR FRIENDSHIPS.EVALUATE HOW YOU'RE SPENDINGYOUR TIME. DON'T KEEP PUTTING
  • 00:24:33.194 --> 00:24:35.230
  • EVALUATE HOW YOU'RE SPENDINGYOUR TIME. DON'T KEEP PUTTINGEFFORT AND ENERGY INTO
  • 00:24:35.230 --> 00:24:36.197
  • YOUR TIME. DON'T KEEP PUTTINGEFFORT AND ENERGY INTOSOMETHING THAT'S NOT GOING
  • 00:24:36.197 --> 00:24:37.499
  • EFFORT AND ENERGY INTOSOMETHING THAT'S NOT GOINGANYPLACE.
  • 00:24:37.499 --> 00:24:39.968
  • SOMETHING THAT'S NOT GOINGANYPLACE.RECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.
  • 00:24:39.968 --> 00:24:42.103
  • ANYPLACE.RECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.REMEMBER A SMALL ADJUSTMENT CAN
  • 00:24:42.103 --> 00:24:44.372
  • RECOGNIZE WHEN A SEASON IS OVER.REMEMBER A SMALL ADJUSTMENT CANMAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.
  • 00:24:44.372 --> 00:24:45.907
  • REMEMBER A SMALL ADJUSTMENT CANMAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.IF YOU WILL MAKE THIS DECISION
  • 00:24:45.907 --> 00:24:47.475
  • MAKE A MAJOR IMPROVEMENT.IF YOU WILL MAKE THIS DECISIONWITH ME THAT YOU'RE GOING TO
  • 00:24:47.475 --> 00:24:49.144
  • IF YOU WILL MAKE THIS DECISIONWITH ME THAT YOU'RE GOING TOSTAY OPEN FOR CHANGE AND NOT GET
  • 00:24:49.144 --> 00:24:50.312
  • WITH ME THAT YOU'RE GOING TOSTAY OPEN FOR CHANGE AND NOT GETBITTER AND DISCOURAGED BUT JUST
  • 00:24:50.312 --> 00:24:51.913
  • STAY OPEN FOR CHANGE AND NOT GETBITTER AND DISCOURAGED BUT JUSTKEEP MOVING FORWARD THEN JUST
  • 00:24:51.913 --> 00:24:53.748
  • BITTER AND DISCOURAGED BUT JUSTKEEP MOVING FORWARD THEN JUSTLIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, GOD
  • 00:24:53.748 --> 00:24:56.017
  • KEEP MOVING FORWARD THEN JUSTLIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, GODIS GOING TO TAKE YOU INTO YOUR
  • 00:24:56.017 --> 00:24:56.952
  • LIKE THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL, GODIS GOING TO TAKE YOU INTO YOURPROMISED LAND WHERE YOU SEE
  • 00:24:56.952 --> 00:24:58.753
  • IS GOING TO TAKE YOU INTO YOURPROMISED LAND WHERE YOU SEEPERMANENT PROVISION, ABUNDANCE,
  • 00:24:58.753 --> 00:25:00.288
  • PROMISED LAND WHERE YOU SEEPERMANENT PROVISION, ABUNDANCE,INCREASE, BLESSINGS LIKE YOU'VE
  • 00:25:00.288 --> 00:25:02.324
  • PERMANENT PROVISION, ABUNDANCE,INCREASE, BLESSINGS LIKE YOU'VENEVER SEEN BEFORE.
  • 00:25:02.324 --> 00:25:03.525
  • INCREASE, BLESSINGS LIKE YOU'VENEVER SEEN BEFORE.I BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE
  • 00:25:03.525 --> 00:25:04.826
  • NEVER SEEN BEFORE.I BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'REGOING TO BECOME EVERYTHING GOD
  • 00:25:04.826 --> 00:25:06.194
  • I BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'REGOING TO BECOME EVERYTHING GODHAS CREATED YOU TO BE.
  • 00:25:06.194 --> 00:25:07.295
  • GOING TO BECOME EVERYTHING GODHAS CREATED YOU TO BE.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:25:07.295 --> 00:25:08.296
  • HAS CREATED YOU TO BE.(APPLAUSE)YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE EVERYTHING
  • 00:25:08.296 --> 00:25:09.397
  • (APPLAUSE)YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE EVERYTHINGHE INTENDED FOR YOU TO HAVE.
  • 00:25:09.397 --> 00:25:10.298
  • YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE EVERYTHINGHE INTENDED FOR YOU TO HAVE.AMEN.
  • 00:25:10.298 --> 00:25:11.433
  • HE INTENDED FOR YOU TO HAVE.AMEN.WELL, WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSE
  • 00:25:11.433 --> 00:25:12.467
  • AMEN.WELL, WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSEOUR BROADCAST WITHOUT GIVING
  • 00:25:12.467 --> 00:25:13.602
  • WELL, WE NEVER LIKE TO CLOSEOUR BROADCAST WITHOUT GIVINGYOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE
  • 00:25:13.602 --> 00:25:14.936
  • OUR BROADCAST WITHOUT GIVINGYOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKEJESUS THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:14.936 --> 00:25:16.438
  • YOU AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKEJESUS THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:16.438 --> 00:25:18.273
  • JESUS THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:18.273 --> 00:25:19.908
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:19.908 --> 00:25:21.476
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME IN TO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:21.476 --> 00:25:22.978
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME IN TO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:22.978 --> 00:25:26.247
  • COME IN TO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THAT
  • 00:25:26.247 --> 00:25:27.482
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THATSIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVE YOU GOT
  • 00:25:27.482 --> 00:25:29.618
  • FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THATSIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:29.618 --> 00:25:30.585
  • SIMPLE PRAYER WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
  • 00:25:30.585 --> 00:25:31.886
  • BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH. KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:31.886 --> 00:25:33.254
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH. KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOU PLACES
  • 00:25:33.254 --> 00:25:35.390
  • CHURCH. KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.HE IS GOING TO TAKE YOU PLACESTHAT YOU'VE NEVER DREAMED OF.
  • 00:25:35.390 --> 00:25:35.790
  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:37.025 --> 00:25:38.226
  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THIS
  • 00:25:38.226 --> 00:25:39.694
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THISOCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIA
  • 00:25:39.694 --> 00:25:41.296
  • OCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIAWOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THE
  • 00:25:41.296 --> 00:25:43.898
  • WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THEINSPIRATION CUBE.
  • 00:25:43.898 --> 00:25:45.166
  • INSPIRATION CUBE.WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIRED
  • 00:25:45.166 --> 00:25:47.135
  • WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIREDWITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLE
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  • WITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLEAUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITH
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  • AUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITHOVER 400 LIFE-CHANGING
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  • OVER 400 LIFE-CHANGINGMESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,
  • 00:25:51.706 --> 00:25:54.109
  • MESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.
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  • AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF A
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  • WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF ABUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVE
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  • BUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVETHOUGHTS WITH A NEW MESSAGE
  • 00:25:58.313 --> 00:26:00.315
  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAY
  • 00:26:00.982 --> 00:26:02.417
  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAYLIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...
  • 00:26:02.417 --> 00:26:03.151
  • LIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORY
  • 00:26:03.151 --> 00:26:04.085
  • THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORYENDS...
  • 00:26:04.085 --> 00:26:05.420
  • ENDS...SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...
  • 00:26:05.420 --> 00:26:06.321
  • SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...HOPE IS WAKING UP...
  • 00:26:06.321 --> 00:26:08.556
  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOST
  • 00:26:09.190 --> 00:26:10.025
  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOSTLIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKING
  • 00:26:10.025 --> 00:26:11.426
  • LIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKINGTO ME. I'M AT PEACE. MY VICTORY
  • 00:26:11.426 --> 00:26:13.662
  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OF
  • 00:26:14.262 --> 00:26:15.530
  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OFNEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,
  • 00:26:15.530 --> 00:26:16.765
  • NEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RE
  • 00:26:16.765 --> 00:26:18.066
  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RETAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THE
  • 00:26:18.066 --> 00:26:20.035
  • TAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THEDAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE IS
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  • DAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE ISA COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOST
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  • A COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOSTREQUESTED MESSAGES.
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  • REQUESTED MESSAGES.> JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,
  • 00:26:24.739 --> 00:26:26.875
  • > JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOU
  • 00:26:26.875 --> 00:26:28.410
  • 2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOUSTART THE DAY ENCOURAGED
  • 00:26:28.410 --> 00:26:29.077
  • START THE DAY ENCOURAGEDAND INSPIRED.
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  • AND INSPIRED.PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVE
  • 00:26:30.845 --> 00:26:32.414
  • PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVEAFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CAN
  • 00:26:32.414 --> 00:26:33.982
  • AFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CANDECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:26:33.982 --> 00:26:34.883
  • DECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THE
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  • I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THEINSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILL
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  • INSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILLHELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITH
  • 00:26:37.986 --> 00:26:39.454
  • HELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITHSO YOU CAN LIVE THE VICTORIOUS
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  • > ANNCR: TO RECEIVE THE
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