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July 28, 2019
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  • - [NARRATOR] GET THE INSPIRATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT
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  • OF JOEL OSTEEN ON YOUR ANDROID OR IPHONE TODAY.
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  • THIS APP MAKES IT EASY
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  • TO WATCH JOEL'S MESSAGES ON YOUR SCHEDULE, WHEREVER YOU ARE.
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  • PLUS, YOU CAN JUMPSTART YOUR DAY LIKE A CHAMPION
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  • WITH DAILY DEVOTIONALS,
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  • SWIPE THROUGH INSPIRING TESTIMONIES,
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  • FIND A GREAT LOCAL CHURCH IN YOUR AREA AND SO MUCH MORE
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  • ALL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS.
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  • DOWNLOAD THE FREE APP TODAY IN THE APP STORE
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  • OR GOOGLE PLAY FOR YOUR ANDROID PHONE, IPHONE, OR IPAD.
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  • - I'M JOHN GRAY AND WELCOME TO JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • I NEED YOU TO UNDERSTAND, FOR WHOEVER WALKED
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  • IN HERE FEELING LIKE YOUR LIFE IS BEYOND REDEMPTION,
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  • BROKEN BEYOND REPAIR.
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  • YOU HAVE BEEN SIZED UP AND IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY MEN
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  • THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER WORTHY OF AFFECTION.
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  • YOU ARE NO LONGER WORTHY OF BEAUTY AND VALUE.
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  • I NEED YOU TO KNOW THAT THERE'S SOMEBODY
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  • WHO THOUGHT YOU WERE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
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  • (AUDIENCE CLAPPING)
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  • FRESH WORD, FRESH PERSPECTIVE,
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  • AND A WHOLE LOT OF HALLELUJAH.
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  • JOHN GRAY'S WORLD, BOO.
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  • (UPTEMPO MUSIC)
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  • PRAISE THE LORD, EVERYBODY.
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  • IT'S TIME FOR THE WORD.
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  • IT'S YOUR BOY, JOHN GRAY,
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  • AND I'M SO GLAD YOU DECIDED TO TUNE IN.
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  • WE HAVE SOME CRITICAL TRUTHS
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  • TO SHARE WITH YOU TODAY.
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  • YOU KNOW, THERE ARE BATTLES TO BE FOUGHT IN THIS LIFE.
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  • THAT'S JUST THE NATURE OF WHAT IT IS WE WALK THROUGH,
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  • AND SOMETIMES LIFE STRUGGLES WILL TRY
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  • TO SEND THE MESSAGE TO YOUR SOUL
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  • THAT YOUR VALUE IS LOST
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  • BECAUSE OF WHAT YOU'RE DEALING WITH.
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  • WELL TODAY I'M GONNA SHOW YOU THAT NOTHING
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  • COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.
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  • YOU ARE NOT DEFINED BY WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH.
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  • YOU ARE DEFINED BY THE COVENANT GOD HAS PLACED
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  • IN YOU AND THE WORDS HE HAS DECLARED OVER YOU.
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  • BECAUSE OF THAT YOUR VALUE WILL NEVER CHANGE.
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  • SO, IF YOU NEED AN ENCOURAGING WORD TODAY,
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  • YOU CAME TO THE RIGHT PLACE.
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  • GONE AND SIT DOWN IN THAT COUCH.
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  • CALL EVERYBODY YOU KNOW, PRESS THE RED DVR BUTTON.
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  • WE GETTING READY TO GO AFTER JESUS IS A WHOLE NEW WAY.
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  • I INVITE YOU TO SIT BACK BUT DON'T RELAX,
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  • AND ALLOW THIS WORD TO SINK INTO YOUR HEARTS
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  • AS WE START A NEW SERIES, THAT'S RIGHT.
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  • (LAUGHS)
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  • NEW JACKET, NEW SERIES, OH, OH, OH.
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  • AND I REVEAL HOW MUCH YOU ARE WORTH FIGHTING
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  • FOR IN GOD'S EYES.
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  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • GUESS WHAT SCRIPTURE I WANT YOU TO GO TO.
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  • - [AUDIENCE] ISAIAH.
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  • - ISAIAH 53.
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  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • THAT IS CALLED HARMONY IN THE SPIRIT.
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  • AND I'M GONE USE THE NEW KING JAMES VERSION.
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  • AND IT SAYS THIS, ISAIAH 53, STARTING AT THE FOURTH VERSE,
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  • "SURELY HE HAS BORNE OUR GRIEFS AND CARRIED OUR SORROWS
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  • "YET WE ESTEEMED HIM STRICKEN, SMITTEN BY GOD AND AFFLICTED.
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  • "BUT HE WAS WOUNDED FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS.
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  • "HE WAS BRUISED FOR OUR INIQUITIES,
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  • "THE CHASTISEMENT FOR OUR PEACE WAS UPON HIM,
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  • "AND BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED.
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  • "ALL WE LIKE SHEEP HAVE GONE ASTRAY."
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  • JUST IN CASE ANYBODY
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  • IN HERE THINKS YOU FLOATED IN, YOU DIDN'T.
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  • YOU AND I ARE BOTH BROKEN.
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  • ALL OF US HAVE MADE MISTAKES, WE HAVE ALL FALLEN SHORT.
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  • WE'VE MISSED THE MARK, IT'S CALLED SIN.
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  • AND WE'VE ALL DONE AT LEAST ONE THING WRONG.
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  • MANY OF US, MANY THINGS WRONG.
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  • I WON'T GET NO AMENS ONLINE ON THAT ONE.
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  • THEY'RE LIKE NAH, I'M PERFECT.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • IT SAYS, "ALL WE LIKE SHEEP HAVE GONE ASTRAY.
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  • "WE HAVE TURNED EVERYONE TO HIS OWN WAY,
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  • "AND THE LORD, YAHWEH, MOST HIGH GOD,
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  • "HAS LAID ON HIM, JESUS, THE INIQUITY OF US ALL."
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  • NOW I WANT YOU TO GO TO EPHESIANS 6:12
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  • OR YOU CAN WRITE IT DOWN.
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  • I'M GONNA READ IT.
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  • "FOR WE WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD,
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  • "BUT AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES."
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  • THAT'S WHAT'S BEEN MESSING WITH YOU,
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  • THAT'S WHY YOU CAN'T SEEM TO GET SLEEP,
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  • THAT'S WHY DRAMA KEEPS POPPING UP AND YOU'RE TRYING
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  • TO LIVE RIGHT THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN
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  • THE PHONE RINGS AND IT'S THAT ONE PERSON
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  • THAT KNOWS WHAT TO SAY
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  • TO BRING YOU BACK INTO THE THING YOU THOUGHT
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  • YOU GOT DELIVERED FROM.
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  • THIS IS THE SEASON
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  • WHERE THE ENEMY IS PULLING OUT ALL THE STOPS.
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  • THE THING THAT YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE FROM,
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  • IT'S GONE SHOW UP ONE MORE TIME,
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  • AND IT'S GONE SHOW UP SMELLING GOOD,
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  • AND IT'S GONE SHOW UP DRESSED RIGHT,
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  • AND IT'S GONE BE PACKAGED NICE,
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  • BUT ASK THE HOLY GHOST TO SHOW YOU WHAT'S BEHIND THE CURTAIN
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  • SO THAT YOU DON'T MAKE AN ETERNAL DECISION
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  • LOOKING AT A TEMPORARY SHINE.
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  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • GET THAT DIRT OFF YOUR SHOULDERS.
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  • "WE'RE NOT WRESTLING AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD,
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  • "BUT AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES."
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  • SOMEBODY SAY SPIRITS.
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  • - [AUDIENCE] SPRITS.
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  • - "PRINCIPALITIES AGAINST POWERS, AGAINST RULERS,
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  • "AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES, AGAINST POWERS,
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  • "AGAINST RULES OF THE DARKNESS OF THIS AGE.
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  • "AGAINST SPIRITUAL HOSTS OF WICKEDNESS IN HEAVENLY PLACES."
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  • FOUR TIMES IT SAYS AGAINST WHICH MEANS
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  • THERE'S SOMEBODY OPPOSING YOU.
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  • THERE'S SOMETHING OPPOSING YOU.
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  • CAN I OFFER YOU THIS HUMBLE OPINION?
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  • IF YOU'RE WALKING AND EVERYTHING'S GOING
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  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
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  • LET ME SAY THAT AGAIN BECAUSE SOME PEOPLE,
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  • "THAT DON'T SOUND LIKE JESUS."
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • HERE'S WHAT I'M SAYING, IF IT'S TOO EASY.
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  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • IF YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING PUSHING YOU TO GROW,
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  • IF NOTHING'S STRETCHING YOUR FAITH,
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  • IF YOU DON'T FEEL ANYTHING TUGGING ON YOUR SPIRIT
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  • THAT YOU NEED TO DEVELOP, THAT YOU NEED TO LET GO OF,
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  • IF THIS IS A SEASON WHERE IT'S JUST THIS IS GREAT,
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  • I'M CLIMATE CONTROLLED IN THE SPIRIT.
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  • EVERYTHING IS FINE, I LIKE MY WORLD.
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  • EVERYTHING IS WELL, L.T. GRAY.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • DUDE, THAT JUST WORKS, I'M KEEPING THAT.
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  • THAT'S MINE NOW.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • IF IT'S TOO EASY, IT MIGHT BE TIME
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  • FOR YOU TO GO TO THE INTERMEDIATE LEVEL.
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  • 'CAUSE YOU'RE PASSED THE BEGINNER LEVEL.
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  • ANYBODY PLAY VIDEO GAMES?
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  • I KNOW YOU PLAY VIDEO GAMES,
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  • SO JUST GO AHEAD AND LIFT YOUR HAND.
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  • ANYBODY PLAY VIDEO GAMES?
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  • SOMETIMES IF YOU MASTER A CERTAIN LEVEL,
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  • IT KICKS YOU UP TO THE NEXT LEVEL.
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  • SOMEBODY SAY NEXT LEVEL.
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  • - [AUDIENCE] NEXT LEVEL.
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  • - BUT THE NEXT LEVEL HAS NEW ENEMIES.
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  • ENEMIES THAT YOU DIDN'T SEE AT THE BEGINNER LEVEL,
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  • AND SOMETIMES WHEN YOU GET TO THE NEXT LEVEL,
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  • YOUR SKILLS DEVELOPED ON THE FIRST LEVEL
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  • ARE NOT NECESSARILY HONED TO THE POINT
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  • WHERE YOU CAN MASTER THE NEXT LEVEL EASILY.
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  • SO SOMETIMES YOU BE LIKE FORGET THIS SECOND LEVEL,
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  • LET ME GO ON BACK DOWN HERE TO BASIC.
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  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT GOD HAS GRADUATED YOU,
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  • AND TOOK THE FIRST LEVEL AWAY.
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  • YOU COULDN'T EVEN GO BACK IF YOU TRIED.
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  • I'M TRYING TO HELP SOMEBODY IN HERE.
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  • TRY TO WALK BACK THROUGH THAT DOOR, IT'S A WALL NOW.
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  • GOD IS LITERALLY PUSHING YOU FORWARD.
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  • HE LOVES YOU TOO MUCH TO LET YOU LIVE AVERAGE.
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  • HE LOVES YOU TOO MUCH TO LIVE A REGULAR LIFE.
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  • HE LOVES YOU TOO MUCH TO LET YOU THINK
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  • THAT WHERE YOU ARE IS THE BEST THAT HE CAN DO
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  • BECAUSE THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU,
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  • THIS IS ABOUT HIM GETTING GLORY OUT OF YOUR LIFE
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  • AND THE ONLY WAY THAT GOD GETS GLORY
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  • IS BY STRETCHING YOU AND BY PUSHING YOU,
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  • AND BY DEVELOPING YOU, BUT IT HURTS!
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  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
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  • WE'RE WRESTLING.
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  • WRESTLE.
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  • (LAUGHS)
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  • WRESTLING.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES, POWERS, RULERS OF DARKNESS,
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  • OF WICKEDNESS AND HIGH PLACES.
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  • SO WE'VE GOT A SCRIPTURE OVER HERE,
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  • A PROPHECY FROM ISAIAH THAT SOMEBODY WAS COMING
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  • WHO WAS GONNA TAKE THE BLOWS FOR US.
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  • THEN IT SAYS WE'RE NOT WRESTLING AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD.
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  • SO I NEED YOU TO UNDERSTAND,
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE A PEOPLE PROBLEM,
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  • YOU HAVE A PERSPECTIVE PROBLEM.
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  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
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  • IF YOU'RE TAKING NOTES, YOU NEED TO GET THIS
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  • BECAUSE SOME OF YOU HAVE KEYED IN ON A PERSON
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  • AS IF THEY'RE YOUR ENEMY, THEY'RE NOT.
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  • THEY'RE BEING USED BY YOUR REAL ENEMY.
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  • SO YOU DON'T HAVE A PEOPLE PROBLEM,
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  • YOU HAVE A PERSPECTIVE PROBLEM.
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  • MARRIED FOLKS, STOP GOING AFTER EACH OTHER.
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  • IT'S NOT YOUR SPOUSE THAT'S THE ISSUE,
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  • IT'S THE SPIRIT THAT'S TRYING
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  • TO MANEUVER INTO YOUR MARRIAGE TO CREATE STRIFE
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  • WHICH WILL CREATE SEPARATION WHICH CREATES DIVISION
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  • WHICH CREATES SPACE BECAUSE THE ENEMY NEEDS SPACE
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  • IN ORDER TO OPERATE, BUT THIS IS WHY MARRIAGE
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  • IS A CONTRACT, A COVENANT OR A RUBBER BAND.
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  • SO NO MATTER WHAT THE ENEMY DOES,
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  • Y'ALL ALWAYS END UP BACK IN THE SAME PLACE,
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  • BOUNCED BACK TOGETHER.
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  • I'M TRYING TO HELP MARRIAGES IN HERE.
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  • THAT'S WHY THE BIBLE SAYS,
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  • "DON'T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON YOUR WRATH."
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  • EVEN IF Y'ALL BEEFING ALL DAY,
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  • Y'ALL GET IN THAT BED TOGETHER.
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  • AMEN.
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  • (SPEAKING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE)
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  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
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  • WHERE MY MARRIED PEOPLE AT?
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  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • IF YOUR SPOUSE IS WITH YOU, GO AHEAD, GRAB THEIR HAND.
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  • TELL 'EM WE GONE FIGHT FOR IT.
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  • GO AHEAD, TELL 'EM WE GONE FIGHT FOR IT.
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  • SOME OF Y'ALL WANNA DIDN'T DO IT.
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  • YOU'RE LIKE I DON'T WANNA DO THAT
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  • 'CAUSE PEOPLE GONE KNOW WE'VE BEEN.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • GIRL, WE ALREADY KNEW.
  • 00:10:02.230 --> 00:10:03.250
  • PEOPLE SAW YOU WHEN YOU WAS PULLING UP ARGUING.
  • 00:10:03.280 --> 00:10:07.100
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:10:07.130 --> 00:10:12.230
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:10:12.260 --> 00:10:18.280
  • PRAISE THE LORD!
  • 00:10:19.010 --> 00:10:22.180
  • WE SAW YOU.
  • 00:10:22.210 --> 00:10:23.240
  • (LAUGHING)
  • 00:10:23.270 --> 00:10:31.270
  • YOU KNOW WHAT THE ENEMY DOES?
  • 00:10:32.000 --> 00:10:33.170
  • HE SHOWS UP AND HE TRIES TO CORRUPT
  • 00:10:33.200 --> 00:10:37.140
  • THE THING GOD WANTS YOU TO GO AFTER.
  • 00:10:37.170 --> 00:10:40.130
  • HE TRIES TO SMEAR IT WITH THE SCENT OF BROKENNESS,
  • 00:10:40.160 --> 00:10:44.250
  • SMEAR IT WITH THE SCENT OF DISAPPROVAL,
  • 00:10:44.280 --> 00:10:48.170
  • SMEAR IT WITH DIFFICULTY AND OPPOSITION AND SURROUND IT
  • 00:10:48.200 --> 00:10:52.220
  • WITH SO MANY THORNS AND BROKEN THINGS THAT YOU DON'T
  • 00:10:52.250 --> 00:10:57.020
  • SEE THE VALUE OF PURSUING IT ANYMORE.
  • 00:10:57.050 --> 00:11:01.250
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW TONIGHT
  • 00:11:01.280 --> 00:11:04.090
  • THAT IS THE SAME WAY THAT JESUS SAW US
  • 00:11:04.120 --> 00:11:08.270
  • WHEN WE WERE IN OUR SINS,
  • 00:11:09.000 --> 00:11:11.040
  • BUT THIS SCRIPTURE IS ALSO MY TITLE,
  • 00:11:11.070 --> 00:11:16.190
  • WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:11:16.220 --> 00:11:20.000
  • I'M GONE SAY IT AGAIN, WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:11:20.030 --> 00:11:24.220
  • ANYBODY EVER BEEN ON A PLAYGROUND AND IT GOT BAD?
  • 00:11:24.250 --> 00:11:29.020
  • YO MAMA!
  • 00:11:29.050 --> 00:11:30.180
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:11:30.210 --> 00:11:31.200
  • WHAT YOU SAY ABOUT MY MAMA?
  • 00:11:31.230 --> 00:11:33.200
  • YOU MAMA, SHE GOT A BIG 'OLE HEAD.
  • 00:11:33.230 --> 00:11:35.170
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:11:35.200 --> 00:11:36.120
  • SHE LOOK LIKE A HOT AIR BALLOON.
  • 00:11:36.150 --> 00:11:39.050
  • UH-HUH, YO MAMA SO BIG,
  • 00:11:39.080 --> 00:11:40.240
  • SHE JUMPED UP IN THE AIR AND GOT STUCK.
  • 00:11:40.270 --> 00:11:43.040
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:11:43.070 --> 00:11:46.250
  • WHAT YOU SAY ABOUT MY MAMA?
  • 00:11:46.280 --> 00:11:49.200
  • Y'ALL EVER CIRCLED EACH OTHER?
  • 00:11:49.230 --> 00:11:51.040
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:11:51.070 --> 00:11:52.200
  • SAY SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.
  • 00:11:52.230 --> 00:11:55.100
  • DO SOMETHING, DO SOMETHING, DO SOMETHING.
  • 00:11:55.130 --> 00:11:56.170
  • NO, YOU DO SOMETHING, YOU DO SOMETHING.
  • 00:11:56.200 --> 00:12:02.010
  • NOBODY WANTS TO THROW A PUNCH, JUST TALKING TO HIM.
  • 00:12:02.040 --> 00:12:04.120
  • TOUCH ME, TOUCH ME, OH, OH.
  • 00:12:04.150 --> 00:12:06.220
  • I TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU, TOUCH ME, TOUCH ME, TOUCH ME.
  • 00:12:06.250 --> 00:12:10.200
  • TOUCH ME AGAIN.
  • 00:12:10.230 --> 00:12:11.290
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:12:12.020 --> 00:12:16.160
  • YOU DON'T SWING, Y'ALL JUST START WRESTLING, JUST.
  • 00:12:16.190 --> 00:12:19.120
  • MAN, GET OFF ME.
  • 00:12:19.150 --> 00:12:20.250
  • YOU GET OFF ME, NO YOU GET OFF ME.
  • 00:12:20.280 --> 00:12:21.270
  • GET OFF ME, YOU BETTER BE GLAD MY MAMA COMING.
  • 00:12:22.000 --> 00:12:24.190
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:12:24.220 --> 00:12:29.180
  • YOU DIDN'T FIGHT, YOU WRESTLED.
  • 00:12:29.210 --> 00:12:36.020
  • SOMETHINGS YOU CAN WALK AWAY FROM,
  • 00:12:36.050 --> 00:12:38.250
  • BUT OTHER THINGS ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:12:38.280 --> 00:12:42.220
  • I NEED YOU TO UNDERSTAND FOR WHOEVER WALKED IN HERE
  • 00:12:42.250 --> 00:12:46.000
  • FEELING LIKE YOUR LIFE IS BEYOND REDEMPTION,
  • 00:12:46.030 --> 00:12:49.150
  • BROKEN BEYOND REPAIR.
  • 00:12:49.180 --> 00:12:51.210
  • YOU HAVE BEEN SIZED UP AND IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED
  • 00:12:51.240 --> 00:12:55.140
  • BY MEN THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER WORTHY OF AFFECTION.
  • 00:12:55.170 --> 00:12:59.060
  • YOU ARE NO LONGER WORTHY OF BEAUTY AND VALUE.
  • 00:12:59.090 --> 00:13:02.220
  • I NEED YOU TO KNOW THAT THERE IS SOMEBODY
  • 00:13:02.250 --> 00:13:05.040
  • WHO THOUGHT YOU WERE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:13:05.070 --> 00:13:07.280
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:13:08.010 --> 00:13:13.120
  • - [NARRATOR] IT HAPPENS TO ALL OF US,
  • 00:13:13.150 --> 00:13:15.010
  • A SEASON OF FEELING LOST.
  • 00:13:15.040 --> 00:13:16.240
  • THE TRUTH IS GOD NEVER INTENDED
  • 00:13:16.270 --> 00:13:19.000
  • FOR YOU TO FEEL ALONE OR ISOLATED.
  • 00:13:19.030 --> 00:13:21.130
  • HE DESIRES FOR YOU TO EXPERIENCE
  • 00:13:21.160 --> 00:13:23.160
  • THE POWER OF HIS PRESENCE AND THE FULLNESS
  • 00:13:23.190 --> 00:13:25.290
  • OF HIS PROMISES IN EVERY TRIAL.
  • 00:13:26.020 --> 00:13:28.130
  • IN PASTOR JOHN GRAY'S NEW SERIES,
  • 00:13:28.160 --> 00:13:30.100
  • "FOUND: YOU WERE ONCE LOST BUT NOW YOU ARE FOUND"
  • 00:13:30.130 --> 00:13:33.160
  • YOU'LL DISCOVER THE COMFORTING TRUTH
  • 00:13:33.190 --> 00:13:35.140
  • THAT JESUS IS ALWAYS NEAR AND ALWAYS READY TO HELP,
  • 00:13:35.170 --> 00:13:39.000
  • READY TO LEAD YOU TO A PLACE OF SECURITY AND CERTAINTY.
  • 00:13:39.030 --> 00:13:42.260
  • THAT'S WHY IN APPRECIATION FOR YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN,
  • 00:13:42.290 --> 00:13:46.160
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF "FOUND".
  • 00:13:46.190 --> 00:13:49.090
  • TAKE A MOMENT TO CALL 866-274-3600
  • 00:13:49.120 --> 00:13:53.180
  • OR VISIT US SECURELY ONLINE TO SHARE A GIFT
  • 00:13:53.210 --> 00:13:56.240
  • AND REQUEST YOUR COPY
  • 00:13:56.270 --> 00:13:58.010
  • OF JOHN GRAY'S NEW THREE CD AUDIO SERIES "FOUND".
  • 00:13:58.040 --> 00:14:02.080
  • YOU MAY FEEL LOST, BUT YOU CAN BE FOUND.
  • 00:14:02.110 --> 00:14:05.140
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TODAY.
  • 00:14:05.170 --> 00:14:09.250
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:14:09.280 --> 00:14:11.230
  • - THE BIBLE SAYS THAT WE ARE THE BRIDE OF CHRIST.
  • 00:14:11.260 --> 00:14:15.040
  • SOMEBODY SAY I'M THE BRIDE.
  • 00:14:15.070 --> 00:14:16.230
  • - [AUDIENCE] I'M THE BRIDE.
  • 00:14:16.260 --> 00:14:17.280
  • IT'S FUNNY, I REMEMBER THERE WAS A GIRL
  • 00:14:18.010 --> 00:14:20.060
  • THAT I LIKED IN THE SEVENTH GRADE, SHE HAD A JHERI CURL.
  • 00:14:20.090 --> 00:14:22.160
  • THAT'S WHEN THAT WAS IN.
  • 00:14:22.190 --> 00:14:23.220
  • IF YOU HAVE ONE NOW, GO TO THE HAIRDRESSER NOW.
  • 00:14:23.250 --> 00:14:28.040
  • ASK THE LORD TO DELIVER YOU, NO I'M PLAYING.
  • 00:14:28.070 --> 00:14:30.050
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:14:30.080 --> 00:14:36.040
  • SEVENTH GRADE AND SHE WAS GREAT
  • 00:14:36.070 --> 00:14:39.020
  • AND ME AND THIS OTHER DUDE NAMED TONY,
  • 00:14:39.050 --> 00:14:40.270
  • WE BOTH LIKED THE SAME GIRL,
  • 00:14:41.000 --> 00:14:42.020
  • BUT HE WAS COOL, HE HAD THE NEW JORDANS.
  • 00:14:42.050 --> 00:14:44.140
  • I HAD THE ORDANS, THEY WEREN'T THE REAL ONES.
  • 00:14:44.170 --> 00:14:47.030
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:14:47.060 --> 00:14:49.270
  • MY SWOOSH SPLIT IN TWO AT THE END LIKE, OKAY,
  • 00:14:50.000 --> 00:14:53.100
  • YOU CAN TAKE 610 OR 50, WHICHEVER ONE YOU WANT.
  • 00:14:53.130 --> 00:14:57.110
  • (LAUGHING)
  • 00:14:57.140 --> 00:15:01.060
  • BUT ONE DAY IT GOT BACK TO HIM
  • 00:15:01.090 --> 00:15:03.190
  • THAT I WAS TRYING TO TALK TO HIS GIRL.
  • 00:15:03.220 --> 00:15:05.240
  • NOW I'M 12 YEARS OLD, MAYBE 13.
  • 00:15:05.270 --> 00:15:09.060
  • ACNE, BRACES, 'CAUSE I USED TO SUCK MY THUMB
  • 00:15:09.090 --> 00:15:13.070
  • AND HE'S LIKE, "YO, YOU TRYING TO HOLLER AT MY GIRL?"
  • 00:15:13.100 --> 00:15:15.240
  • I WAS LIKE (WHISTLES) "NAH, MAN."
  • 00:15:15.270 --> 00:15:17.290
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:15:18.020 --> 00:15:19.110
  • (WHISTLING)
  • 00:15:19.140 --> 00:15:20.060
  • OH NAH, MAN.
  • 00:15:20.090 --> 00:15:22.170
  • (WHISTLING)
  • 00:15:22.200 --> 00:15:24.100
  • SOMEBODY LIED TO YOU.
  • 00:15:24.130 --> 00:15:26.050
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:15:26.080 --> 00:15:28.220
  • L.T. GRAY.
  • 00:15:28.250 --> 00:15:30.050
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:15:30.080 --> 00:15:32.160
  • BYE, MAN.
  • 00:15:32.190 --> 00:15:33.280
  • (LAUGHING)
  • 00:15:34.010 --> 00:15:37.090
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:15:37.120 --> 00:15:46.080
  • JUST SAYING, DON'T BE TALKING TO ME GIRL.
  • 00:15:46.110 --> 00:15:47.170
  • I WAS LIKE (WHISTLING) SHO' NUFF BRO, I DON'T EVEN KNOW HER.
  • 00:15:47.200 --> 00:15:53.040
  • I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHERE SHE IS,
  • 00:15:53.070 --> 00:15:54.060
  • I CAN'T SEE NO WAY.
  • 00:15:54.090 --> 00:15:56.220
  • I NEED CONTACTS, I CAN'T EVEN SEE.
  • 00:15:56.250 --> 00:15:58.180
  • I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHERE I'M AT.
  • 00:15:58.210 --> 00:16:00.160
  • (HUMMING)
  • 00:16:00.190 --> 00:16:02.240
  • I DON'T KNOW WHO I AM.
  • 00:16:02.270 --> 00:16:04.230
  • WHAT'S HER NAME?
  • 00:16:04.260 --> 00:16:05.180
  • I FORGOT.
  • 00:16:05.210 --> 00:16:11.040
  • SHE WAS A NICE GIRL, SWEET.
  • 00:16:11.070 --> 00:16:16.130
  • BUT SHE WASN'T WORTH FIGHTING FOR,
  • 00:16:16.160 --> 00:16:20.140
  • BUT THIS ONE ON THAT FRONT ROW.
  • 00:16:20.170 --> 00:16:22.190
  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
  • 00:16:22.220 --> 00:16:26.000
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:16:26.030 --> 00:16:28.100
  • GIRL, WITH THEM RED BOTTOMS BLESSING MY LIFE.
  • 00:16:28.130 --> 00:16:35.080
  • THIS ONE, I'LL FIGHT FOR HER.
  • 00:16:35.110 --> 00:16:40.060
  • YOU CAN'T SAY WHATEVER YOU WANT ABOUT HER, WHY?
  • 00:16:40.090 --> 00:16:45.040
  • 'CAUSE SHE'S NOT MY GIRLFRIEND,
  • 00:16:45.070 --> 00:16:47.120
  • SHE'S NOT EVEN MY FIANCE, SHE'S MY BRIDE.
  • 00:16:47.150 --> 00:16:51.070
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:16:51.100 --> 00:16:53.180
  • AND IF SHE FELL IN MUD, SHE STILL FINE.
  • 00:16:53.210 --> 00:16:57.120
  • SHE'S JUST FINE IN MUD.
  • 00:16:57.150 --> 00:16:59.230
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:16:59.260 --> 00:17:01.160
  • IN THE MORNING WITHOUT MAKEUP, STILL FINE
  • 00:17:01.190 --> 00:17:04.050
  • BECAUSE FINE IS NOT A PRODUCT OF THE EXTERNAL,
  • 00:17:04.080 --> 00:17:07.030
  • IT IS THE FUNCTION OF THE INTERNAL.
  • 00:17:07.060 --> 00:17:09.030
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:17:09.060 --> 00:17:15.280
  • AND EVEN WHEN THERE ARE DISAGREEMENTS,
  • 00:17:16.010 --> 00:17:18.220
  • HER VALUE DOES NOT CHANGE.
  • 00:17:18.250 --> 00:17:22.040
  • I WOULD STILL GIVE MY LIFE FOR HER.
  • 00:17:22.070 --> 00:17:24.030
  • IF WE ARGUING,
  • 00:17:24.060 --> 00:17:25.090
  • THERE ARE TIMES WHEN I'VE SAID I'M MAD AT YOU,
  • 00:17:25.120 --> 00:17:27.100
  • I'M NOT GONE BE YOUR FRIEND, YOU GET ON MY NERVES
  • 00:17:27.130 --> 00:17:29.220
  • AND I WOULD DIE FOR YOU RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:29.250 --> 00:17:33.040
  • MESS HER UP, SHE LIKE, "WELL, FIRST OF, THANK YOU."
  • 00:17:33.070 --> 00:17:36.120
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:17:36.150 --> 00:17:40.210
  • YOU KNOW THAT WASN'T FAIR,
  • 00:17:40.240 --> 00:17:41.160
  • YOU KNOW I WAS TRYING TO BE MAD.
  • 00:17:41.190 --> 00:17:43.170
  • I CAN'T EVEN BE MAD AT YOU.
  • 00:17:43.200 --> 00:17:45.030
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:17:45.060 --> 00:17:49.110
  • HERE'S THE THING,
  • 00:17:49.140 --> 00:17:50.280
  • HER VALUE DOESN'T COME FROM ANYTHING EXTERNAL.
  • 00:17:51.010 --> 00:17:55.100
  • IT COMES FROM AN INVISIBLE COMMITMENT CALLED A COVENANT
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:58.170
  • THAT WE MADE AND SHE CARRIES MY NAME.
  • 00:17:58.200 --> 00:18:01.270
  • SO NOTHING THAT SHE DOES CAN CHANGE HER VALUE.
  • 00:18:02.000 --> 00:18:06.070
  • FOR YOU IN HERE, YOU NEED TO KNOW THAT WHEN YOU COME
  • 00:18:06.100 --> 00:18:10.030
  • INTO RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST
  • 00:18:10.060 --> 00:18:12.110
  • THERE IS NOTHING THAT YOU CAN DO
  • 00:18:12.140 --> 00:18:14.260
  • TO CHANGE HIS MIND ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:18:14.290 --> 00:18:17.190
  • YOU WANT TO DRINK?
  • 00:18:17.220 --> 00:18:18.240
  • GO AHEAD.
  • 00:18:18.270 --> 00:18:19.190
  • YOU WANT TO SMOKE?
  • 00:18:19.220 --> 00:18:20.180
  • GO AHEAD.
  • 00:18:20.210 --> 00:18:21.130
  • SLEEP AROUND, GO AHEAD.
  • 00:18:21.160 --> 00:18:23.130
  • I'MMA STILL BE RIGHT HERE BECAUSE I ALREADY PAID
  • 00:18:23.160 --> 00:18:26.160
  • THE PRICE FOR YOU AND YOU BELONG TO ME.
  • 00:18:26.190 --> 00:18:29.280
  • I DON'T CARE HOW MUCH DIRT GETS ON YOU,
  • 00:18:30.010 --> 00:18:32.210
  • AS LONG AS YOU REALIZE IT'S NOT IN YOU
  • 00:18:32.240 --> 00:18:35.270
  • BECAUSE I'M IN YOU.
  • 00:18:36.000 --> 00:18:37.160
  • GREATER IS HE THAT'S IN YOU THAN HE THAT'S IN THE WORLD.
  • 00:18:37.190 --> 00:18:40.250
  • WHEN YOU CONFESS JESUS CHRIST,
  • 00:18:40.280 --> 00:18:43.040
  • YOU GET A NEW HEART, YOU GET A NEW MIND,
  • 00:18:43.070 --> 00:18:45.200
  • YOU GET A NEW SPIRIT.
  • 00:18:45.230 --> 00:18:47.040
  • IT DOESN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT,
  • 00:18:47.070 --> 00:18:48.240
  • BUT IF YOU KEEP BEING INTIMATE WITH JESUS,
  • 00:18:48.270 --> 00:18:51.120
  • EVENTUALLY HIS CHARACTER WILL SHOW,
  • 00:18:51.150 --> 00:18:54.200
  • HIS POWER WILL SHOW, AND THERE IS VALUE EVEN
  • 00:18:54.230 --> 00:18:58.250
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF YOUR STRUGGLES.
  • 00:18:58.280 --> 00:19:00.090
  • SOMEBODY NEEDS TO GIVE GOD A PRAISE.
  • 00:19:00.120 --> 00:19:03.080
  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
  • 00:19:03.110 --> 00:19:04.240
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:19:04.270 --> 00:19:08.180
  • YOU'RE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:19:08.210 --> 00:19:13.180
  • I'M TIRED OF CERTAIN RELIGIOUS AREAS
  • 00:19:13.210 --> 00:19:16.150
  • AND RELIGIOUS CONVERSATIONS TRYING
  • 00:19:16.180 --> 00:19:18.260
  • TO MAKE THIS ABOUT ACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
  • 00:19:18.290 --> 00:19:21.240
  • LIKE THAT MAKES YOU VALUABLE TO GOD.
  • 00:19:21.270 --> 00:19:25.080
  • YOU'RE VALUABLE NOT BECAUSE OF WHAT YOU DO,
  • 00:19:25.110 --> 00:19:28.140
  • YOU'RE VALUABLE BECAUSE OF WHO YOU ARE
  • 00:19:28.170 --> 00:19:31.270
  • AND YOU BELONG TO HIM,
  • 00:19:32.000 --> 00:19:33.250
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS HE'S MARRIED TO THE BACKSLIDER.
  • 00:19:33.280 --> 00:19:38.280
  • ANYBODY IN HERE EVER BACKSLID?
  • 00:19:39.010 --> 00:19:43.250
  • THREE PEOPLE, THEY'RE LIKE,
  • 00:19:43.280 --> 00:19:44.270
  • "NO, I'M NOT SURE THAT I'VE EVER DONE THAT."
  • 00:19:45.000 --> 00:19:47.010
  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
  • 00:19:47.040 --> 00:19:48.290
  • YOU EVER DONE SOMETHING WRONG?
  • 00:19:49.020 --> 00:19:51.100
  • THAT THE BIBLE WOULD CLASSIFY AS SIN?
  • 00:19:51.130 --> 00:19:55.010
  • HE'S STILL MARRIED TO YOU.
  • 00:19:55.040 --> 00:19:57.290
  • WHEN WE SIN,
  • 00:19:58.020 --> 00:19:59.080
  • THAT WOULD BE CATEGORIZED AS BEING UNFAITHFUL,
  • 00:19:59.110 --> 00:20:02.000
  • BUT THE BIBLE SAYS WHEN WE ARE FAITHLESS,
  • 00:20:02.030 --> 00:20:04.100
  • HE IS FAITHFUL FOR HE CANNOT DENY HIMSELF.
  • 00:20:04.130 --> 00:20:08.190
  • YOU ARE WORTH FIGHTING FOR.
  • 00:20:08.220 --> 00:20:11.090
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:20:11.120 --> 00:20:14.240
  • IS ANYBODY BEING BLESSED BY THIS SO FAR?
  • 00:20:14.270 --> 00:20:16.120
  • - [AUDIENCE] YES!
  • 00:20:16.150 --> 00:20:17.210
  • (APPLAUDING)
  • 00:20:17.240 --> 00:20:22.190
  • - BUT SINCE WE WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH AND BLOOD
  • 00:20:22.220 --> 00:20:24.270
  • AND THE WEAPONS OF OUR WARFARE ARE NOT CARNAL,
  • 00:20:25.000 --> 00:20:27.230
  • BUT THEY ARE MIGHTY IN GOD
  • 00:20:27.260 --> 00:20:30.090
  • TO THE PULLING DOWN OF STRONGHOLDS.
  • 00:20:30.120 --> 00:20:32.270
  • WE DON'T WAR AS THE WORLD WARS, JESUS IS OUR EXAMPLE.
  • 00:20:33.000 --> 00:20:39.190
  • I NEED YOU TO UNDERSTAND THAT THERE WAS
  • 00:20:39.220 --> 00:20:41.290
  • A HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT GOING ON FOR YOUR SOUL,
  • 00:20:42.020 --> 00:20:46.200
  • GOING ON FOR YOUR AFFECTION.
  • 00:20:46.230 --> 00:20:48.250
  • THERE WAS A WAR, A LITERAL STRUGGLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL,
  • 00:20:48.280 --> 00:20:54.080
  • HEAVEN AND HELL, LIGHT AND DARK FIGHTING FOR YOUR VERY SOUL.
  • 00:20:54.110 --> 00:21:00.160
  • YOU DON'T THINK YOU MATTER?
  • 00:21:00.190 --> 00:21:02.220
  • LET ME TELL YOU, WE LOST THE FIRST ROUND.
  • 00:21:02.250 --> 00:21:05.240
  • WE WERE IN THE GARDEN JUST SITTING IN THERE,
  • 00:21:05.270 --> 00:21:08.170
  • AND A SERPENT WALKS UP.
  • 00:21:08.200 --> 00:21:10.170
  • HE SAYS, "DID GOD TELL YOU NOT TO EAT?"
  • 00:21:10.200 --> 00:21:12.170
  • MHM, WE'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO HAVE THAT.
  • 00:21:12.200 --> 00:21:13.210
  • AND HE KNOWS YOU GONE BE LIKE,
  • 00:21:13.240 --> 00:21:15.010
  • "GOD, YOU BETTER GO AHEAD AND EAT THAT."
  • 00:21:15.040 --> 00:21:17.120
  • "GIRL, YOU LOOK GOOD."
  • 00:21:17.150 --> 00:21:18.180
  • WELL, THANK YOU.
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  • YOU KNOW Y'ALL BE FALLING FOR COMPLIMENTS.
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  • HE WAS ALL IN YOUR EAR.
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  • ADAM JUST STANDING THERE, OH OKAY.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • (LAUGHS)
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  • LOOK, THERE'S L.T. GRAY.
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  • (AUDIENCE LAUGHING)
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  • (LAUGHING)
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  • THE ENEMY GOT US, JOHNNY.
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  • HE WON ROUND ONE, PASTOR LISA.
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  • HE GOT US OUT OF THE GARDEN,
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  • HE GOT US AWAY FROM OUR PROMISE,
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  • FROM THE PLACE OF INTIMATE FELLOWSHIP
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  • THAT WE SHARED WITH THE FATHER,
  • 00:21:54.250 --> 00:21:56.070
  • AND EVER SINCE THEN IT'S BEEN A HEAVYWEIGHT BATTLE
  • 00:21:56.100 --> 00:21:59.040
  • THROUGH PROPHECY, THOUSANDS OF YEARS,
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  • WORKING THROUGH THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL,
  • 00:22:02.030 --> 00:22:03.260
  • WORKING THROUGH THE SONS OF MEN,
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  • WORKING THROUGH WARS, WORKING THROUGH ISAIAH
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  • AND EZEKIEL AND WORKING THROUGH THE PROPHETS
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  • AND THEN COMING UP TO MALACHI AND THEN 400 YEARS OF SILENCE.
  • 00:22:11.260 --> 00:22:18.020
  • AND THEN SUDDENLY ONE NIGHT SHEPHERDS
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  • IN A FIELD SEE A VISION WITH ANGELS
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  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SKY SAYING,
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  • "CHEER UP, FOR UNTO YOU THIS DAY IS BORN
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  • "IN THE CITY OF DAVID A SAVIOR 'TIS CHRIST THE LORD."
  • 00:22:30.280 --> 00:22:35.220
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
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  • WE MIGHT OF LOST ROUND ONE,
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  • BUT WE CAME BACK WITH ROUND TWO.
  • 00:22:42.220 --> 00:22:45.020
  • AND ROUND TWO WASN'T A 6'3, 240 POUND CHISELED UP MAN.
  • 00:22:45.050 --> 00:22:50.130
  • BUT GOD'S BIGGEST WEAPON, HIS BIGGEST BLOW TO THE ENEMY
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  • WAS A WAH, WAH, WAH.
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  • BECAUSE THE WEAPONS THAT GOD USES
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  • ARE NOT THE WEAPONS THAT MAN WOULD USE.
  • 00:23:04.140 --> 00:23:06.250
  • THE ENEMY WAS PROBABLY LOOKING
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  • FOR A VAST ARMY AND GOD SENDS A BABY.
  • 00:23:08.130 --> 00:23:12.020
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:23:12.050 --> 00:23:13.240
  • I DON'T KNOW WHO THIS IS FOR,
  • 00:23:13.270 --> 00:23:15.080
  • BUT GOD'S ABOUT TO FREE YOU
  • 00:23:15.110 --> 00:23:16.240
  • AND HE'S GOING TO SEND SOMEBODY UNEXPECTED TO DO IT.
  • 00:23:16.270 --> 00:23:20.060
  • (AUDIENCE CHEERING)
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  • I'LL SHOUT FOR YOU RIGHT THERE, I NEEDED THAT ONE.
  • 00:23:24.260 --> 00:23:27.190
  • YOU'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF SOME THINGS
  • 00:23:27.220 --> 00:23:28.240
  • THAT YOU CAN'T GET FREE FROM ON YOUR OWN
  • 00:23:28.270 --> 00:23:31.010
  • AND GOD IS ABOUT TO SEND YOUR ANSWER
  • 00:23:31.040 --> 00:23:33.280
  • IN A WAY THAT YOU DON'T EXPECT.
  • 00:23:34.010 --> 00:23:36.060
  • (AUDIENCE APPLAUDING)
  • 00:23:36.090 --> 00:23:39.120
  • SEE, THE ENEMY CAN ONLY SEE SO FAR.
  • 00:23:39.150 --> 00:23:42.290
  • THE ENEMY DOESN'T HAVE DISCERNMENT
  • 00:23:43.020 --> 00:23:45.110
  • 'CAUSE YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE HOLY GHOST
  • 00:23:45.140 --> 00:23:47.080
  • TO HAVE DISCERNMENT AND SO THE ENEMY
  • 00:23:47.110 --> 00:23:50.190
  • CAN ONLY SEE YOU ON YOUR SURFACE.
  • 00:23:50.220 --> 00:23:55.290
  • SO, HE SAID, "HEY, I HEARD THERE'S A PROPHECY IN THE EARTH.
  • 00:23:56.020 --> 00:24:00.060
  • "APPARENTLY THE ANOINTED ONE OF GOD
  • 00:24:00.090 --> 00:24:02.200
  • "IS SOMEWHERE AROUND BETHLEHEM."
  • 00:24:02.230 --> 00:24:04.280
  • AND BY THE TIME THE ENEMY GOT WIND OF IT,
  • 00:24:05.010 --> 00:24:09.280
  • THE BABY WAS ALMOST TWO YEARS OLD.
  • 00:24:10.010 --> 00:24:12.060
  • THE WISE MEN SHOW UP AND TELL HEROD,
  • 00:24:12.090 --> 00:24:14.070
  • "HEY, HEY MAN, WE CAME TO WORSHIP THE KING."
  • 00:24:14.100 --> 00:24:17.250
  • HE SAID, "WHEN YOU FIND HIM, LET ME KNOW
  • 00:24:17.280 --> 00:24:20.070
  • "SO I CAN WORSHIP HIM TOO."
  • 00:24:20.100 --> 00:24:23.280
  • WHAT DID I TELL YOU?
  • 00:24:24.010 --> 00:24:25.120
  • DIDN'T I TELL YOU IT WAS A WORD FROM THE LORD FOR YOUR LIFE?
  • 00:24:25.150 --> 00:24:28.090
  • IT'S MY PRAYER THAT MESSAGE LIT A FIRE IN YOU
  • 00:24:28.120 --> 00:24:31.280
  • 'CAUSE YOU NEED TO BE BOLD IN YOUR STANCE
  • 00:24:32.010 --> 00:24:34.050
  • THAT GOD HAS YOU COVERED.
  • 00:24:34.080 --> 00:24:36.050
  • HE WANTS TO CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE OF
  • 00:24:36.080 --> 00:24:40.060
  • THAT'S WHY TBN WOULD LIKE
  • 00:24:40.090 --> 00:24:41.210
  • TO BLESS YOU WITH MY NEW SERIES, "FOUND".
  • 00:24:41.240 --> 00:24:45.090
  • THIS SERIES WILL SHOW YOU THE POWER
  • 00:24:45.120 --> 00:24:46.260
  • YOU'LL WALK IN ONCE YOU REALIZE YOU HAVE BEEN FOUND
  • 00:24:46.290 --> 00:24:50.040
  • AND PLACED IN AN UNBREAKABLE COVENANT,
  • 00:24:50.070 --> 00:24:52.190
  • RATIFIED BY JESUS HIMSELF.
  • 00:24:52.220 --> 00:24:54.180
  • NOW, I FEEL THE HOLY GHOST.
  • 00:24:54.210 --> 00:24:56.040
  • YOUR VALUE, WORTH, FUTURE, HOPES AND DREAMS
  • 00:24:56.070 --> 00:24:59.140
  • ARE SECURE IN CHRIST JESUS.
  • 00:24:59.170 --> 00:25:01.220
  • SO MAKE SURE YOU GET YOUR COPY TODAY.
  • 00:25:01.250 --> 00:25:03.270
  • ALSO KNOW THAT WE ARE THANKFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT
  • 00:25:04.000 --> 00:25:06.180
  • WHICH HELPS SEND THESE MESSAGES
  • 00:25:06.210 --> 00:25:08.020
  • OF HOPE AND GRACE ALL AROUND THE GLOBE.
  • 00:25:08.050 --> 00:25:10.220
  • - [NARRATOR] IT HAPPENS TO ALL OF US,
  • 00:25:10.250 --> 00:25:12.110
  • A SEASON OF FEELING LOST, TIMES WHEN TROUBLE COMES
  • 00:25:12.140 --> 00:25:15.160
  • AND WE DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO,
  • 00:25:15.190 --> 00:25:17.040
  • WHEN WE FEEL ALL ALONE WITH SEEMINGLY NO HELP IN SIGHT.
  • 00:25:17.070 --> 00:25:20.280
  • THE TRUTH IS GOD NEVER INTENDED FOR YOU
  • 00:25:21.010 --> 00:25:23.150
  • TO FEEL ALONE OR ISOLATED.
  • 00:25:23.180 --> 00:25:25.200
  • HE DESIRES FOR YOU TO EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF HIS PRESENCE
  • 00:25:25.230 --> 00:25:29.110
  • AND THE FULLNESS OF HIS PROMISES IN EVERY TRIAL.
  • 00:25:29.140 --> 00:25:32.150
  • IN PASTOR JOHN GRAY'S NEW SERIES,
  • 00:25:32.180 --> 00:25:34.110
  • "FOUND: YOU WERE ONCE LOST BUT NOW YOU ARE FOUND"
  • 00:25:34.140 --> 00:25:37.200
  • YOU'LL DISCOVER THE COMFORTING TRUTH
  • 00:25:37.230 --> 00:25:39.170
  • THAT JESUS IS ALWAYS NEAR AND ALWAYS READY TO HELP,
  • 00:25:39.200 --> 00:25:43.030
  • READY TO LEAD YOU TO A PLACE OF SECURITY AND CERTAINTY.
  • 00:25:43.060 --> 00:25:47.000
  • THAT'S WHY IN APPRECIATION FOR YOUR GIFT
  • 00:25:47.030 --> 00:25:49.070
  • OF SUPPORT TO TBN,
  • 00:25:49.100 --> 00:25:50.200
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF "FOUND" .
  • 00:25:50.230 --> 00:25:53.140
  • AS YOU LISTEN TO EACH MESSAGE,
  • 00:25:53.170 --> 00:25:55.040
  • YOU'LL UNDERSTAND THAT'S IT TIME FOR YOU
  • 00:25:55.070 --> 00:25:56.260
  • TO WALK INTO YOUR PROMISED LAND AND APPROPRIATE
  • 00:25:56.290 --> 00:26:00.080
  • THE GLORIOUS PROMISES GOD HAS FOR YOU.
  • 00:26:00.110 --> 00:26:02.280
  • - YOU ARE FOUND IN CHRIST, YOU'RE IN HIS COVENANT.
  • 00:26:03.010 --> 00:26:06.220
  • THIS IS THE GUARANTEE
  • 00:26:06.250 --> 00:26:08.000
  • THAT YOUR PRESENT DAY WILDERNESS EXPERIENCE
  • 00:26:08.030 --> 00:26:10.020
  • IS NOT YOUR FINAL DESTINATION.
  • 00:26:10.050 --> 00:26:12.080
  • THIS IS WHY I WANT TO BLESS YOU
  • 00:26:12.110 --> 00:26:13.200
  • WITH MY NEW THREE MESSAGE SERIES, "FOUND".
  • 00:26:13.230 --> 00:26:16.230
  • - [NARRATOR] TAKE A MOMENT TO CALL 866-274-3700
  • 00:26:16.260 --> 00:26:21.020
  • OR VISIT US SECURELY ONLINE TO SHARE A GIFT
  • 00:26:21.050 --> 00:26:24.090
  • AND REQUEST YOUR COPY
  • 00:26:24.120 --> 00:26:25.160
  • OF JOHN GRAY'S NEW THREE CD AUDIO SERIES, "FOUND".
  • 00:26:25.190 --> 00:26:29.190
  • YOUR FAITHFUL SUPPORT MAKES YOU A TBN MEDIA MISSIONARY
  • 00:26:29.220 --> 00:26:33.090
  • AS WE USE EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY
  • 00:26:33.120 --> 00:26:35.260
  • TO TAKE THE HOPING GRACE OF JESUS
  • 00:26:35.290 --> 00:26:38.030
  • TO TROUBLED SOULS ALL AROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:26:38.060 --> 00:26:40.240
  • YOU MAY FEEL LOST, BUT YOU CAN BE FOUND.
  • 00:26:40.270 --> 00:26:44.000
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TODAY.
  • 00:26:44.030 --> 00:26:48.170
  • - I WANNA SAY THANK YOU AGAIN FOR TUNING IN TODAY.
  • 00:26:48.200 --> 00:26:51.110
  • I CONSIDER IT A PERSONAL PRIVILEGE
  • 00:26:51.140 --> 00:26:53.190
  • TO BE ABLE TO MINISTER TO YOU THROUGH TBN.
  • 00:26:53.220 --> 00:26:56.260
  • THESE BROADCASTS ARE A BLESSING
  • 00:26:56.290 --> 00:26:58.260
  • AND MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE SUPPORT
  • 00:26:58.290 --> 00:27:00.270
  • OF OUR PARTNERS AND FRIENDS.
  • 00:27:01.000 --> 00:27:02.230
  • NOW MAKE SURE YOU KEEP TUNING IN
  • 00:27:02.260 --> 00:27:04.020
  • BECAUSE WE'RE GONNA DIG IN DEEPER
  • 00:27:04.050 --> 00:27:05.270
  • INTO THE TRUTH OF YOU BEING FOUND IN CHRIST.
  • 00:27:06.000 --> 00:27:09.030
  • EVEN THOUGH YOU MAY FEEL LOST, IT'S NOT THE TRUTH.
  • 00:27:09.060 --> 00:27:12.120
  • GOD KNOWS EXACTLY WHERE YOU ARE.
  • 00:27:12.150 --> 00:27:14.080
  • HE HAS NOT FORGOTTEN YOU AND REMEMBER THIS,
  • 00:27:14.110 --> 00:27:17.030
  • WE LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU, GOD BLESS YOU,
  • 00:27:17.060 --> 00:27:19.270
  • AND I'LL SEE YOU NEXT TIME
  • 00:27:20.000 --> 00:27:21.090
  • ON THE NEXT JOHN GRAY'S WORLD. BEW!
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  • 00:27:25.160 --> 00:27:26.160