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  • WITH INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGES FROM JOEL AND VICTORIA OSTEEN.
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  • SIGN UP NOW, AND RECEIVE DAILY DEVOTIONALS
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  • EMAILED DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX.
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  • WHETHER YOU'RE HOME, AT THE OFFICE, OR ON THE GO,
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  • MAKE TODAY'S WORD WITH JOEL AND VICTORIA PART OF YOUR DAY.
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  • YOU'LL BE ENCOURAGED, CHALLENGED, AND ENERGIZED
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  • TO GROW IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD EVERY MORNING.
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  • VISIT JOELOSTEEN.COM/SIGNUP,
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  • AND REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE DAILY DEVOTIONALS
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  • FROM JOEL AND VICTORIA TODAY.
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  • - I'M JOHN GRAY, AND WELCOME TO JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • HE JUST IN THE GRASS, HE HEARD FATTED CALF,
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  • HE WAS LIKE, HMM?
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHTER]
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  • [GROANING AND MOOING]
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  • NO, WHY ME?
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  • YOU ONLY HAVE A FATTED CALF
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  • IF YOU'RE EXPECTING SOMEBODY TO ARRIVE.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]
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  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW, GOD'S EXPECTING YOU,
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  • AND HE'S GOT A FATTED CALF WAITING ON YOU,
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  • HE'S GOT FORGIVENESS WAITING ON YOU,
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  • DELIVERANCE WAITING ON YOU,
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  • AND ALL HE'S WAITING FOR YOU TO DO IS SAY,
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  • I'VE CHANGED MY MIND!
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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, BOOM!
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  • [UPBEAT ORGAN INSTRUMENTAL]
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  • HEY, FAMILY, JOHN GRAY HERE.
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  • I'M SO GLAD TO SEE YOU.
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  • I'M PRAYING BLESSINGS AND FAVOR AND ABUNDANCE OVER YOU.
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  • LISTEN, I'M READY FOR THIS PROGRAM TO GET STARTED,
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  • ARE YOU READY?
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  • LEAN IN, LET'S ROLL.
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  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT GOD WANTS TO RENOVATE YOUR LIFE.
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  • TELL SOMEBODY, RENOVATION.
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  • BUT TO DO THAT, HE HAS TO DEAL WITH YOUR MIND.
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  • HE DOESN'T WANT YOU FOCUSED SO MUCH ON THE EXTERNAL.
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  • WE DO THAT TOO MUCH.
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  • LASTING CHANGES COME FROM WITHIN.
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  • FROM A RENEWED MINDSET.
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  • TODAY, I WANT TO SHARE WITH YOU SOME WISDOM IN THE WORD
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  • THAT'S GOING TO SHOW YOU HOW TO DEAL WITH DECISION MAKING.
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  • IN PARTICULAR, HOW TO AVOID THE TEMPTATION
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  • TO MAKE CHOICES THAT DON'T LINE UP WITH WHO YOU REALLY ARE.
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  • DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY TIMES YOU AND I HAVE WASTED TIME
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  • MAKING DECISIONS THAT AREN'T IN LINE WITH OUR PURPOSE,
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  • OUR CALLING, OR OUR DESTINY?
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  • GOD DOESN'T WANT US WASTING ANOTHER SECOND
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  • OF THIS PRECIOUS THING CALLED LIFE
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  • WITH THE WRONG PEOPLE, THE WRONG PLACES,
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  • AND THE WRONG PLANS.
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  • THE GREATEST WORK GOD IS DOING IN YOUR LIFE
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  • IS GOING ON WITHIN YOU.
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  • GOD WANTS YOU FULL OF THE MANY PROMISES HE'S GIVEN YOU,
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  • AS A NEW TESTAMENT BELIEVER.
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  • SO FULL, THAT EVENTUALLY,
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  • THE PULL TOWARDS THE OLD THOUGHT PATTERNS
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  • AND LIFESTYLES LOSE THEIR HOLD ON YOU.
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  • YOU DON'T EVEN HAVE AN APPETITE FOR IT ANYMORE, HALLELUJAH.
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  • THAT CAN BE A REALITY IN YOUR LIFE,
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  • AND I WANNA SHOW YOU HOW.
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  • LISTEN CLOSELY, LEAN IN, AS WE CONTINUE
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  • WITH OUR SERIES ON MIND GAMES,
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  • AND TALK ABOUT A CHANGED MIND.
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  • SO PRESS THAT RED DVR BUTTON,
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  • GO AHEAD AND CALL EVERYBODY YOU KNOW.
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  • TELL THEM, "GIRL, JOHN GRAY ON, HE GOT A LEATHER JACKET ON,
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  • "GIRL, I THINK IT FITS,
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  • "I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THEY MADE LEATHER THAT BIG!"
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  • WELL, THEY DO.
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  • SO LET'S LOCK IN, AND LET'S GET INTO THE WORD.
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  • YOU DIDN'T ACCIDENTALLY COME INTO THIS PLACE.
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  • YOU DIDN'T ACCIDENTALLY LOG INTO THIS PLACE.
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  • YOU WERE PURPOSED TO BE HERE, BECAUSE GOD INTENDED FOR YOU
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  • TO CONNECT WITH LIKE-MINDED BELIEVERS,
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  • SO THAT YOUR FAITH CAN BE STRENGTHENED,
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  • BECAUSE WE ARE STRONGER WHEN WE ARE TOGETHER.
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  • THIS IS THE POWER OF COMMUNITY!
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  • IN A TIME WHERE EVERYONE IS STILL DIVIDED,
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  • AND SEGREGATED AND CUT OFF BY RACE,
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  • OR BY CLASS, OR BY HOW MUCH MONEY YOU MAKE,
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  • IN HERE, WE GOT FOLK WHO'VE BEEN TO CHURCH ALL THEIR LIVES,
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  • AND FOLK WHO JUST CAME TO CHURCH TONIGHT.
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  • WE GOT EVERY RACE, EVERY BACKGROUND, ALL OF THAT,
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  • AND THIS IS WHAT GOD WANTS.
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  • THAT ALL OF US KNOW THAT WE ARE LOVED,
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  • WE ARE AFFIRMED, WE ARE ACCEPTED, WE ARE APPROVED,
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  • WE ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE MOST HIGH GOD.
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  • I FEEL A PASTOR JOEL OSTEEN OIL ON ME.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • YOU ARE HERE, BECAUSE YOU HAVE A PURPOSE
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  • THAT NO ONE ELSE CAN FULFILL.
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  • YOU BETTER CHECK YOUR FINGERPRINT.
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  • THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A FINGERPRINT
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  • LIKE THIS IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD.
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  • YOU ARE A ONE-OFF, IRREPLACEABLE,
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  • DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW PHENOMENAL YOU ARE?
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  • I DON'T CARE WHAT YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH.
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  • EVERYTHING YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH HAS GIVEN YOU MORE VALUE.
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  • BECAUSE ANYBODY ELSE, THEY WOULDN'T HAVE MADE IT THROUGH,
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  • BUT BECAUSE THE GRACE OF GOD IS ON YOUR LIFE,
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  • YOU'VE BEEN ABLE TO MAKE IT THROUGH.
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  • AND IF THE ENEMY COULDN'T TAKE YOU OUT BEFORE NOW,
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  • HE HAS NO HOPE IN 2016!
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • PRAISE BREAK!
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • I FEEL THE HOLY GHOST.
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  • REMEMBER, REMEMBER WHERE YOU CAME FROM.
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  • REMEMBER WHO YOU CAME FROM, AND REMEMBER WHY YOU CAME.
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  • YOU CAME TO FULFILL DESTINY.
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  • YOU CAME TO FULFILL A PURPOSE.
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  • EVERY LIFE MATTERS, EVERY LIFE HAS ETERNAL VALUE.
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  • MAYBE THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME HERE,
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  • AND YOU DON'T KNOW ME, AND YOU'RE LIKE,
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  • "YO, I DIDN'T KNOW SUGE KNIGHT PREACHED!"
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • STRAIGHT OUTTA SHAPE.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • I'M NOT HIM, I'M JUST YOUR BROTHER IN CHRIST
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  • TELLING YOU THAT THE SAME GOD
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  • THAT HAS ALLOWED ME TO COME TO THIS PLATFORM
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  • IS THE SAME GOD THAT IS GONNA TAKE YOUR LIFE
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  • FROM PLACES OF MISTAKE AND PAIN AND SHAME,
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  • AND HE IS GOING TO ELEVATE YOU IN 2016,
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  • AND SUPERNATURALLY ACCELERATE YOU
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  • INTO A PLACE THAT YOU HAVE ALWAYS DREAMED OF,
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  • THE THING THAT THE ENEMY KEEPS TRYING TO TALK YOU OUT OF.
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  • YOU KNOW WHY THE ENEMY IS GETTING LOUDER?
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  • BECAUSE YOUR DESTINY IS GETTING CLOSER.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • BUT SOMETIMES, YOU CAN GET ANTSY.
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  • ANYBODY EVER BEEN ANTSY?
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  • JUST, COME ON, JESUS.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHERE MY DESTINY IS,
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  • SURE WOULD LIKE FOR YOU TO HURRY UP!
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  • YOU SINGLE, AND YOU'RE JUST WAITING ON A,
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  • "I BEEN WAITING ON A PROMISE!
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  • "JUST WAITING, AND GOING TO CHURCH.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • "DON'T SEE ANYBODY, BUT I'M STILL SERVING.
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  • "HERE WE GO, MAYBE IT'S THIS WEEK."
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  • THEN SOMEBODY COME UP LIKE, "HEY, PRAISE THE LORD."
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  • "NO, NO, NOPE, NO, NO, NO!"
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING AND CHEERING]
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  • "I'LL WAIT!
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  • "WAITING ON YOUR BEST!
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  • "GONNA KEEP SERVING, STAY RIGHT HERE, GONNA BE PLANTED!"
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • SOMETIMES, WHEN YOU GET ANTSY,
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  • YOU MAKE UNWISE DECISIONS.
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  • LET ME GIVE YOU THE SCRIPTURE FOR THE THIRD POINT I SAID,
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  • WHICH IS REMEMBER WHY YOU CAME, ISAIAH 61 AND THREE.
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  • ISAIAH 61 AND THREE, YOU GO READ IT YOURSELF,
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  • BUT IT SAYS "A PLANTING OF THE LORD,
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  • "FOR THE DISPLAY OF HIS SPLENDOR."
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  • GOD HAS PLANTED YOU HERE RIGHT NOW,
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  • BECAUSE HE'S GETTING READY TO PUT YOU ON DISPLAY.
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHO THIS IS FOR,
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  • BUT I BELIEVE IT'S FOR US COLLECTIVELY.
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  • YOU NEED TO GO AHEAD, SHINE THE SHOES,
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  • PULL OUT YOUR RED DRESS, SOME OF THAT SWEET PERFUME.
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  • THAT'S ANOTHER SONG, SORRY, JESUS.
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • PUT ON YOUR BEST SUIT, SIR.
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  • BECAUSE GOD IS PLANTING YOU,
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  • AND HE'S ABOUT TO PUT YOU ON DISPLAY.
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  • AND YOUR LIFE IS GOING TO BE
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  • MEDICINE FOR OTHER BROKEN SOULS.
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  • YOU MAY NOT SEE IT,
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  • BUT YOUR TEARS ARE GONNA BE HEALING FOR SOMEONE ELSE, WHEW!
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  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDING]
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  • LUKE 15, WE FIND A SON THAT THE BIBLE SAYS
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  • WASTED HIS INHERITANCE WITH PRODIGAL LIVING.
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  • NOW, MANY PASTORS AND PREACHERS AND THEOLOGIANS
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  • CALL THIS THE STORY OF THE PRODIGAL SON.
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  • BUT THAT IS NOT WHAT THE BIBLE CALLS IT.
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  • IT SAYS, THE LOST SON.
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  • HAS ANYBODY EVER BEEN LOST?
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  • [AUDIENCE LIGHTLY APPLAUDING]
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  • I WASN'T EVEN TRYING TO BE DEEP, LIKE DIRECTIONS-WISE.
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  • HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LOST?
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  • IT WAS LIKE, "OOH, YES, DEEP,
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  • "I'VE BEEN LOST IN MY SPIRIT, YES."
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  • NO, HAVE YOU EVER NOT KNOWN WHERE YOU WERE, JUST DRIVING?
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  • JUST, "I DON'T SEE NOTHING THAT LOOKS FAMILIAR,
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  • "THIS IS CRAZY.
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  • "I'M JUST OUT HERE, AND IT'S RAINING, JESUS.
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  • "LET ME GET MY MACE OUT."
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  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
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  • WOO, THAT'S MY GRANDMA, "I'M GONNA GET MY MACE."
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  • IT'S BACKWARDS, YOU'RE GONNA SPRAY YOURSELF.
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  • JUST PUT IT DOWN, GRANDMA, PUT IT DOWN, PLEASE.
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  • THE BIBLE CALLS THIS THE PARABLE OF HIS LOST SON.
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  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE THIS GUY A SUBHEADING.
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  • I WANT TO SAY, IT'S THE PARABLE OF THE HUNGRY SON.
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  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO BE REALLY EMPTY ON THE INSIDE
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  • TO ASK YOUR LIVING FATHER FOR YOUR DEAD INHERITANCE.
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  • YOU GOTTA BE HUNGRY FOR SOMETHING,
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  • SEARCHING FOR SOMETHING ON THE INSIDE.
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  • AND THIS IS WHERE I HAVE DIFFICULTY WITH
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  • BECAUSE SOMETIMES, RELIGIOUS PEOPLE
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  • SEE PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING IN AN ADDICTION,
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  • OR STRUGGLING IN A LIFESTYLE, OR STRUGGLING,
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  • AND THEY'RE LIKE, "I WOULDN'T HAVE MADE THAT CHOICE.
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  • "I WOULDN'T HAVE DONE THAT, IF I WERE THEM."
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  • BUT YOU'RE NOT THEM, AND YOU DON'T KNOW WHO THEY ARE,
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  • OR HOW THEY GOT THERE, SO STOP JUDGING PEOPLE,
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  • BECAUSE YOU DON'T KNOW THEIR LIFE STORY.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • PEOPLE BECOME EMPTY BY VIRTUE,
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  • SOMETIMES OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MISMANAGEMENT!
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  • YOU KNOW, "LOOK AT THEM, THEY'RE DRINKING,
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  • "AND THEY'RE SMOKING."
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  • WELL, YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DEALING WITH.
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  • MAYBE THEY'RE BATTLING DEPRESSION,
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  • AND THEY'RE TRYING TO EASE THE PAIN.
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  • IT DOESN'T MAKE IT RIGHT, IT DOESN'T MAKE IT WISE,
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  • BUT THERE'S A HUNGER ON THE INSIDE,
  • 00:10:43.280 --> 00:10:45.220
  • AND NOBODY HAS GIVEN THEM TO JESUS YET,
  • 00:10:45.250 --> 00:10:48.080
  • BUT ONCE THEY GET TO JESUS.
  • 00:10:48.110 --> 00:10:50.220
  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING]
  • 00:10:50.250 --> 00:10:53.070
  • CAN I GET AN AMEN FROM ANYBODY THAT'S TRIED EVERYTHING ELSE,
  • 00:10:53.100 --> 00:10:57.050
  • AND THEN YOU GOT TO JESUS?
  • 00:10:57.080 --> 00:10:59.100
  • WON'T JESUS CHANGE YOUR MIND? OOH!
  • 00:10:59.130 --> 00:11:05.260
  • WE GREW UP WITH A SONG, I GOT MY MIND STAYED, OOH!
  • 00:11:05.290 --> 00:11:10.290
  • DON'T LET ME START SINGING IT,
  • 00:11:11.020 --> 00:11:12.140
  • BOY, I'LL TEAR THIS WHOLE THING UP.
  • 00:11:12.170 --> 00:11:16.120
  • -[ANNOUNCER] IT'S BEEN SAID
  • 00:11:16.150 --> 00:11:17.180
  • THAT SOME OF THE TOUGHEST BATTLES WE FACE IN LIFE
  • 00:11:17.210 --> 00:11:19.140
  • ARE FOUGHT IN THE MIND.
  • 00:11:19.170 --> 00:11:21.060
  • THE ENEMY SECRETLY PLAYS HIS GAMES,
  • 00:11:21.090 --> 00:11:23.110
  • TO SOW DOUBT, STEAL YOUR JOY, AND BURDEN YOUR SOUL.
  • 00:11:23.140 --> 00:11:27.140
  • BUT GOD HAS DIVINE BATTLE PLANS FOR YOU,
  • 00:11:27.170 --> 00:11:30.060
  • STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING THOSE DARK SCHEMES,
  • 00:11:30.090 --> 00:11:33.020
  • AND POSITION YOU TO WIN.
  • 00:11:33.050 --> 00:11:35.100
  • IN HIS NEW SERIES, MIND GAMES,
  • 00:11:35.130 --> 00:11:37.100
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY REVEALS THE POWER-FILLED STRATEGIES
  • 00:11:37.130 --> 00:11:40.180
  • THAT WILL ENSURE YOUR VICTORY
  • 00:11:40.210 --> 00:11:42.060
  • OVER EACH AND EVERY PLOT FORMED AGAINST YOU.
  • 00:11:42.090 --> 00:11:44.290
  • TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT
  • 00:11:45.020 --> 00:11:46.230
  • OF THE WORLDWIDE MEDIA OUTREACHES OF TBN THIS MONTH,
  • 00:11:46.260 --> 00:11:50.080
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY
  • 00:11:50.110 --> 00:11:52.080
  • OF JOHN GRAY'S NEW SERIES ON CD, MIND GAMES.
  • 00:11:52.110 --> 00:11:55.250
  • BECAUSE OF FAITHFUL FRIENDS LIKE YOU,
  • 00:11:55.280 --> 00:11:57.210
  • TBN IS TAKING THE HOPE AND GRACE OF JESUS
  • 00:11:57.240 --> 00:12:00.180
  • TO HURTING HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:12:00.210 --> 00:12:03.040
  • WHY NOT CALL RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:12:03.070 --> 00:12:04.190
  • OR, GO SECURELY AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE,
  • 00:12:04.220 --> 00:12:07.190
  • TO SHARE YOUR GIFT AND REQUEST YOUR COPY.
  • 00:12:07.220 --> 00:12:11.250
  • DON'T PLAY THE ENEMY'S GAMES.
  • 00:12:11.280 --> 00:12:13.190
  • FORCE HIM TO RETREAT FROM YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:12:13.220 --> 00:12:16.040
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TO TBN TODAY.
  • 00:12:16.070 --> 00:12:21.220
  • - WOKE UP THIS MORNING WITH MY MIND
  • 00:12:21.250 --> 00:12:24.210
  • AND IT WAS STAID ON JESUS
  • 00:12:24.240 --> 00:12:29.070
  • WOKE UP THIS MORNING WITH MY MIND
  • 00:12:29.100 --> 00:12:31.260
  • YEAH, STAID ON THE LORD
  • 00:12:31.290 --> 00:12:36.190
  • I WOKE UP THIS MORNING WITH MY MIND
  • 00:12:36.220 --> 00:12:39.090
  • HEY, STAID ON JESUS
  • 00:12:39.120 --> 00:12:44.040
  • HALLELU, HALLELU, HALLELUJAH
  • 00:12:44.070 --> 00:12:52.030
  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
  • 00:12:52.060 --> 00:12:59.250
  • HE WAS HUNGRY,
  • 00:12:59.280 --> 00:13:02.040
  • AND SO HE TOOK WHAT HE THOUGHT WOULD FILL HIM.
  • 00:13:02.070 --> 00:13:05.190
  • AND HE LEFT, AND WASTED IT ON PRODIGAL LIVING.
  • 00:13:05.220 --> 00:13:10.030
  • I NEED TO MAKE THIS DISTINCTION.
  • 00:13:10.060 --> 00:13:11.290
  • HIS LIVING WAS PRODIGAL, HE WAS NOT.
  • 00:13:12.020 --> 00:13:17.100
  • THIS IS TO ENCOURAGE ANYONE HERE
  • 00:13:17.130 --> 00:13:19.180
  • WHO HAS SOMEHOW BELIEVED THE LIE OF RELIGION
  • 00:13:19.210 --> 00:13:23.030
  • THAT YOU HAVE TO CLEAN YOURSELF UP,
  • 00:13:23.060 --> 00:13:25.030
  • BEFORE BRINGING YOURSELF TO YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER.
  • 00:13:25.060 --> 00:13:28.080
  • I NEED YOU TO UNDERSTAND,
  • 00:13:28.110 --> 00:13:29.250
  • ALL IT TAKES IS FOR YOU TO CHANGE YOUR MIND.
  • 00:13:29.280 --> 00:13:33.290
  • AND IF YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR MIND,
  • 00:13:34.020 --> 00:13:35.230
  • GOD CAN CHANGE YOU FROM THE INSIDE OUT.
  • 00:13:35.260 --> 00:13:38.240
  • OH, I'M GETTING READY TO LET Y'ALL GO IN A SECOND,
  • 00:13:38.270 --> 00:13:43.020
  • BUT I'M ABOUT TO PREACH, BEFORE I DO.
  • 00:13:43.050 --> 00:13:47.120
  • A SON WHO WAS USING HIS FATHER'S WEALTH,
  • 00:13:47.150 --> 00:13:49.220
  • RELATIONSHIPS AND RESOURCES, AND WASTED IT.
  • 00:13:49.250 --> 00:13:54.080
  • HE THOUGHT THE HUNGER WAS EXTERNAL,
  • 00:13:54.110 --> 00:13:56.050
  • BUT IN FACT, IT WAS INTERNAL.
  • 00:13:56.080 --> 00:13:59.060
  • THAT'S HOW YOU CAN WASTE AN ENTIRE INHERITANCE,
  • 00:13:59.090 --> 00:14:01.260
  • HOPING THAT THE EXTERNAL THINGS
  • 00:14:01.290 --> 00:14:04.100
  • FEED THE BROKEN PLACE OF YOUR SOUL.
  • 00:14:04.130 --> 00:14:07.200
  • YOU CAN DRINK EVERY BOTTLE YOU FIND,
  • 00:14:07.230 --> 00:14:11.000
  • BUT YOU'LL STILL BE EMPTY.
  • 00:14:11.030 --> 00:14:12.280
  • YOU CAN SMOKE EVERYTHING THEY OFFER, YOU'LL STILL BE EMPTY.
  • 00:14:13.010 --> 00:14:17.160
  • YOU CAN LAY DOWN WITH PEOPLE AS MUCH AS YOU WANT,
  • 00:14:17.190 --> 00:14:20.250
  • BUT YOU WILL STILL BE BROKEN ON THE INSIDE.
  • 00:14:20.280 --> 00:14:25.000
  • MAY I SUGGEST THAT SINCE YOU AND I
  • 00:14:25.030 --> 00:14:29.070
  • HAVE TRIED ALL THESE THINGS, CAN WE NOW SHIFT OUR FOCUS
  • 00:14:29.100 --> 00:14:33.180
  • TO THE ONE WHO'S BEEN WAITING IN THE WINGS WITH OPEN ARMS,
  • 00:14:33.210 --> 00:14:37.200
  • WITH A DESTINY THAT'S SURE,
  • 00:14:37.230 --> 00:14:39.180
  • WITH A LOVE THAT CAN'T BE REPLACED?
  • 00:14:39.210 --> 00:14:42.090
  • CAN WE NOW CHANGE OUR MINDS,
  • 00:14:42.120 --> 00:14:45.030
  • AND COME INTO THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD JESUS?
  • 00:14:45.060 --> 00:14:48.080
  • I GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE THAT I WANNA SHARE,
  • 00:14:48.110 --> 00:14:51.020
  • I'M GONNA HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL NEXT WEEK.
  • 00:14:51.050 --> 00:14:53.140
  • BUT I GOT SOME MORE RIGHT NOW, SO GRAB THIS.
  • 00:14:53.170 --> 00:14:58.070
  • THIS MAN WAS HUNGRY, AND HE WENT TO A FAR COUNTRY.
  • 00:14:58.100 --> 00:15:01.290
  • WHY, 'CAUSE YOU DON'T WANT NOBODY
  • 00:15:02.020 --> 00:15:03.030
  • TO SEE YOU DOING YOUR DIRT.
  • 00:15:03.060 --> 00:15:05.030
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
  • 00:15:05.060 --> 00:15:08.220
  • I KNOW SOME MORE OF Y'ALL WANNA LAUGH,
  • 00:15:08.250 --> 00:15:10.050
  • 'CAUSE YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT.
  • 00:15:10.080 --> 00:15:13.260
  • I DON'T WANNA BE ANYWHERE WHERE ANYBODY THAT KNOW MY MAMA
  • 00:15:13.290 --> 00:15:16.070
  • IS GONNA BE, I CAN'T DO IT, I JUST DON'T KNOW.
  • 00:15:16.100 --> 00:15:22.090
  • HE WENT TO A FAR OFF COUNTRY.
  • 00:15:22.120 --> 00:15:24.180
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW, YOU CAN NEVER RUN FROM GOD.
  • 00:15:24.210 --> 00:15:28.180
  • I'M JUST TRYING TO ENCOURAGE, STOP TRYING TO RUN.
  • 00:15:28.210 --> 00:15:31.080
  • "HE WON'T SEE ME OVER HERE."
  • 00:15:31.110 --> 00:15:32.150
  • HE'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:15:32.180 --> 00:15:35.150
  • HE'S SUSTAINING YOU, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:15:35.180 --> 00:15:37.000
  • HE'S THE ONE THAT'S ALLOWING YOU TO BREATHE, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:15:37.030 --> 00:15:39.180
  • YOU'RE IN REBELLION,
  • 00:15:39.210 --> 00:15:40.190
  • AND HE'S LOVING YOU THROUGH YOUR REBELLION!
  • 00:15:40.220 --> 00:15:42.160
  • HE'S LIKE, "HE THINK HE CAN RUN.
  • 00:15:42.190 --> 00:15:43.230
  • "I'M STANDING RIGHT HERE, I'M IN FRONT--"
  • 00:15:43.260 --> 00:15:45.220
  • YOU CAN'T RUN FROM GOD, YOU CAN ONLY RUN INTO GOD!
  • 00:15:45.250 --> 00:15:49.270
  • ANYWHERE YOU GO, HE'S GONNA BE RIGHT THERE.
  • 00:15:50.000 --> 00:15:52.010
  • HE'S JUST LIKE, "I'M HERE."
  • 00:15:52.040 --> 00:15:53.040
  • NO, I'M LEAVING.
  • 00:15:53.070 --> 00:15:53.290
  • "I'M STILL HERE, I'M RIGHT HERE."
  • 00:15:54.020 --> 00:15:56.050
  • LIKE, DAG, WILL YOU LEAVE ME ALONE?
  • 00:15:56.080 --> 00:15:57.060
  • "NOPE, I CAN'T LEAVE YOU ALONE,
  • 00:15:57.090 --> 00:15:58.190
  • "'CAUSE I MADE A PROMISE TO MYSELF,
  • 00:15:58.220 --> 00:16:00.120
  • "THAT WHEN YOU ARE FAITHLESS, I'LL BE FAITHFUL,
  • 00:16:00.150 --> 00:16:02.190
  • "'CAUSE I CAN'T DENY MYSELF.
  • 00:16:02.220 --> 00:16:04.080
  • "I LOVE YOU TOO MUCH TO LEAVE YOU."
  • 00:16:04.110 --> 00:16:06.070
  • IS ANYBODY GLAD THAT GOD LOVES US TOO MUCH?
  • 00:16:06.100 --> 00:16:09.200
  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDING]
  • 00:16:09.230 --> 00:16:14.050
  • WHAT CAUSED THIS MAN TO CHANGE HIS MIND?
  • 00:16:14.080 --> 00:16:18.090
  • HUNGER.
  • 00:16:18.120 --> 00:16:20.190
  • IT WAS WHAT HE THOUGHT AN EXTERNAL HUNGER,
  • 00:16:20.220 --> 00:16:23.100
  • BUT THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN, WHEN THE FAMINE HIT,
  • 00:16:23.130 --> 00:16:26.080
  • IT STARTED MESSING WITH THAT APPETITE,
  • 00:16:26.110 --> 00:16:28.270
  • AND THEN HE WAS LIKE, "I NEED SOME FOOD.
  • 00:16:29.000 --> 00:16:31.160
  • "CAN I GET A JOB?"
  • 00:16:31.190 --> 00:16:32.180
  • HE WAS LIKE, "YEAH, YOU CAN FEED THEM PIGS."
  • 00:16:32.210 --> 00:16:35.040
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS, HE WOULD GLADLY HAVE EATEN THE PODS
  • 00:16:35.070 --> 00:16:39.080
  • THAT THE SWINE WERE EATING.
  • 00:16:39.110 --> 00:16:41.100
  • AND WHILE HE WAS IN A DESPERATE PLACE OF HUNGER,
  • 00:16:41.130 --> 00:16:44.010
  • LET ME HELP YOU, TO SOME.
  • 00:16:44.040 --> 00:16:44.290
  • HELP YOU WITH THIS.
  • 00:16:45.020 --> 00:16:45.280
  • SOME OF Y'ALL HAVE A HUNGER
  • 00:16:46.010 --> 00:16:47.120
  • THAT YOU HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FILL.
  • 00:16:47.150 --> 00:16:49.120
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT THAT HUNGER HAS REMAINED
  • 00:16:49.150 --> 00:16:52.050
  • UNTIL YOU TURN TO THE GOD WHO CREATED YOU.
  • 00:16:52.080 --> 00:16:56.060
  • THIS, THIS IS THE KEY.
  • 00:16:56.090 --> 00:16:58.070
  • BECAUSE THERE ARE TIMES WHEN HUNGER IS A BAD THING.
  • 00:16:58.100 --> 00:17:00.220
  • ANYBODY EVER BEEN, LIKE, HUNGRY, HUNGRY FOR REAL?
  • 00:17:00.250 --> 00:17:03.040
  • NOW, CLEARLY, I'VE BEEN HUNGRY MANY TIMES.
  • 00:17:03.070 --> 00:17:05.260
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
  • 00:17:05.290 --> 00:17:07.220
  • SOMETIMES HUNGER HURTS.
  • 00:17:07.250 --> 00:17:09.230
  • WHEN YOU REAL HUNGRY, YOU CAN'T THINK.
  • 00:17:09.260 --> 00:17:11.250
  • YOU EVER BEEN HUNGRY AND IT'S LIKE,
  • 00:17:11.280 --> 00:17:13.200
  • IT'S LIKE 11:42, AND LUNCH IS AT 12?
  • 00:17:13.230 --> 00:17:15.280
  • YOU CAN'T WORK FOR THEM 18 MINUTES.
  • 00:17:16.010 --> 00:17:17.110
  • JUST SITTING THERE, JUST LOOKING AT THE CLOCK.
  • 00:17:17.140 --> 00:17:19.220
  • IT SURE IS MOVING SLOW, IS THAT THING WORKING?
  • 00:17:19.250 --> 00:17:22.080
  • UH, IS THAT WORKING, 'CAUSE IT STILL SAY 11:43.
  • 00:17:22.110 --> 00:17:25.280
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
  • 00:17:26.010 --> 00:17:29.210
  • YOU COULD SEND ABOUT TEN EMAILS,
  • 00:17:29.240 --> 00:17:30.280
  • I CAN'T SEND NOTHING,
  • 00:17:31.010 --> 00:17:31.280
  • I'M NOT SENDING NO EMAILS 'TIL AFTER LUNCH.
  • 00:17:32.010 --> 00:17:33.270
  • IT STILL SAYS 11:43, SOMETHING WRONG WITH THIS CLOCK!
  • 00:17:34.000 --> 00:17:37.030
  • OLD DUMB CLOCK.
  • 00:17:37.060 --> 00:17:39.180
  • WHEN YOU HUNGRY, YOU GET AGITATED, YOU
  • 00:17:39.210 --> 00:17:43.150
  • YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.
  • 00:17:43.180 --> 00:17:44.200
  • YOU JUST, AND YOU'RE NOT AS NICE WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY.
  • 00:17:44.230 --> 00:17:47.240
  • YOU EVER BEEN,
  • 00:17:47.270 --> 00:17:49.140
  • SOMEBODY WANNA TALK TO YOU WHILE YOU'RE HUNGRY?
  • 00:17:49.170 --> 00:17:50.280
  • "HEY, HOW'RE YOU DOING?"
  • 00:17:51.010 --> 00:17:51.230
  • JUST DON'T, JUST, OKAY?
  • 00:17:51.260 --> 00:17:55.100
  • UNLESS YOU GOT A SANDWICH IN YOUR HAND, DON'T WAVE AT ME.
  • 00:17:55.130 --> 00:17:58.120
  • 'CAUSE I'M HUNGRY, THAT'S WHAT I AM.
  • 00:17:58.150 --> 00:18:02.210
  • I'VE BEEN WORKING TOO LONG, I NEED SOME LUNCH.
  • 00:18:02.240 --> 00:18:07.050
  • IT'S 11:44, STILL WAITING.
  • 00:18:07.080 --> 00:18:14.100
  • BUT HUNGER CAN BE A GOOD THING, AS WELL.
  • 00:18:14.130 --> 00:18:18.010
  • BECAUSE HUNGER ALSO HEIGHTENS YOUR SENSES.
  • 00:18:18.040 --> 00:18:22.120
  • ANYBODY EVER FASTED?
  • 00:18:22.150 --> 00:18:23.180
  • LET ME SEE THOSE WHO HAVE FASTED.
  • 00:18:23.210 --> 00:18:25.010
  • BLESS YOUR HEART, KEEP YOUR HANDS UP.
  • 00:18:25.040 --> 00:18:27.270
  • PROBABLY ABOUT THAT SIXTH HOUR YOU WAS FASTING,
  • 00:18:28.000 --> 00:18:29.290
  • YOU COULD SMELL PEOPLE COOKING.
  • 00:18:30.020 --> 00:18:32.010
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:32.040 --> 00:18:34.290
  • DOWN THE STREET!
  • 00:18:35.020 --> 00:18:37.060
  • SOMEBODY MAKING BRUSSELS SPROUTS
  • 00:18:37.090 --> 00:18:38.150
  • WITH A SPRIG OF GARLIC IN THERE
  • 00:18:38.180 --> 00:18:39.270
  • WITH SOME OLIVE OIL, SOMEBODY.
  • 00:18:40.000 --> 00:18:43.030
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHING]
  • 00:18:43.060 --> 00:18:48.030
  • YOU JUST ON THE HIGHWAY, ROLL THE WINDOW DOWN,
  • 00:18:48.060 --> 00:18:50.220
  • AND THE CAR NEXT TO YOU, Y'ALL GOING 65.
  • 00:18:50.250 --> 00:18:52.290
  • "THEM COOKIES SMELL GOOD!
  • 00:18:53.020 --> 00:18:56.040
  • "YOU CAN THROW ONE IN,
  • 00:18:56.070 --> 00:18:57.030
  • "LET'S JUST SLOW DOWN, JUST THROW IT IN!
  • 00:18:57.060 --> 00:18:59.270
  • "NEVER MIND, IT'S 11:45."
  • 00:19:00.020 --> 00:19:09.090
  • HUNGER CAN ACTUALLY WORK TO YOUR BENEFIT,
  • 00:19:09.120 --> 00:19:12.230
  • 'CAUSE IT'LL CAUSE YOU TO FOCUS
  • 00:19:12.260 --> 00:19:14.120
  • ON THE THINGS THAT MATTER THE MOST.
  • 00:19:14.150 --> 00:19:17.140
  • THIS MAN WAS AT THE END OF HIS ROPE,
  • 00:19:17.170 --> 00:19:20.180
  • AND HE WAS HUNGRY, AND HAD NOWHERE ELSE TO GO.
  • 00:19:20.210 --> 00:19:22.280
  • HE REALIZED HE HAD WASTED EVERYTHING
  • 00:19:23.010 --> 00:19:25.000
  • THAT HAD BEEN GIVEN TO HIM,
  • 00:19:25.030 --> 00:19:26.100
  • AND IN THE MIDDLE OF HIS DESPERATION AND HIS HUNGER,
  • 00:19:26.130 --> 00:19:29.100
  • HE LOOKS UP, AND CHANGES HIS MIND.
  • 00:19:29.130 --> 00:19:34.100
  • I DON'T HAVE TO STAY IN A SWINE PIT, IN A FOREIGN LAND,
  • 00:19:34.130 --> 00:19:40.040
  • BECAUSE I HAVE A FATHER WHO OWNS IT ALL.
  • 00:19:40.070 --> 00:19:46.220
  • AND HE'S GOT SERVANTS THAT EAT BETTER
  • 00:19:46.250 --> 00:19:48.200
  • THAN WHAT I'M EATING RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:19:48.230 --> 00:19:51.120
  • I'M GOING TO CHANGE MY MIND,
  • 00:19:51.150 --> 00:19:53.020
  • I'M GOING TO APPROACH HIM WITH HUMILITY,
  • 00:19:53.050 --> 00:19:56.230
  • AND ASK FOR HIS FORGIVENESS,
  • 00:19:56.260 --> 00:19:59.080
  • AND MAYBE HE WILL MAKE ME LIKE ONE OF HIS SERVANTS.
  • 00:19:59.110 --> 00:20:04.070
  • OH, POOR PRODIGAL LIVING SON.
  • 00:20:04.100 --> 00:20:08.030
  • YOU CAN NEVER BE LIKE A SERVANT,
  • 00:20:08.060 --> 00:20:10.070
  • BECAUSE YOU CAN NEVER UN-BE A SON.
  • 00:20:10.100 --> 00:20:13.190
  • [AUDIENCE APPLAUDING AND CHEERING]
  • 00:20:13.220 --> 00:20:15.290
  • I'M GETTING READY TO LET YOU GO,
  • 00:20:16.020 --> 00:20:17.100
  • BUT THAT WAS A NICE PLACE TO GO AHEAD
  • 00:20:17.130 --> 00:20:18.270
  • AND GIVE ME MY EIGHT SECOND PRAISE BREAK,
  • 00:20:19.000 --> 00:20:21.100
  • BECAUSE NO MATTER WHAT YOU'VE DONE,
  • 00:20:21.130 --> 00:20:23.230
  • NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES YOU FAIL,
  • 00:20:23.260 --> 00:20:26.130
  • YOU CAN NEVER UNDO YOUR CITIZENSHIP.
  • 00:20:26.160 --> 00:20:30.130
  • YOU ARE A CHILD OF GOD, BY HIS WORD,
  • 00:20:30.160 --> 00:20:34.130
  • AND BY HIS BREATH, AND BY THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:20:34.160 --> 00:20:38.270
  • AND SO, AS THE SON STARTS WALKING, FROM A DISTANCE,
  • 00:20:39.000 --> 00:20:45.020
  • THE FATHER SEES HIM, AND STARTS RUNNING TOWARDS HIM.
  • 00:20:45.050 --> 00:20:50.050
  • AND SOME OF YOU, MOST OF YOU KNOW THE REST OF THE STORY,
  • 00:20:50.080 --> 00:20:53.030
  • AND I'LL HAVE TO PICK IT UP NEXT WEEK,
  • 00:20:53.060 --> 00:20:56.060
  • BUT THE BIBLE SAYS THAT AS THE SON WAS NEARING,
  • 00:20:56.090 --> 00:21:00.200
  • THE FATHER TAKES OFF, HUGS HIM AROUND HIS NECK.
  • 00:21:00.230 --> 00:21:03.080
  • HE COLLAPSES IN JOY.
  • 00:21:03.110 --> 00:21:05.020
  • THE FATHER IS COLLAPSING IN JOY AROUND YOUR NECK
  • 00:21:05.050 --> 00:21:08.100
  • WHEN YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND.
  • 00:21:08.130 --> 00:21:11.080
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN.
  • 00:21:11.110 --> 00:21:14.040
  • YOU CAN COME BACK HOME, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:21:14.070 --> 00:21:18.220
  • HERE'S THE PART I LOVE,
  • 00:21:18.250 --> 00:21:19.220
  • AND THEN I'LL LET YOU GO TIL NEXT WEEK,
  • 00:21:19.250 --> 00:21:21.050
  • AND LET SOMEBODY KNOW, IT'LL BE WEEK FOUR,
  • 00:21:21.080 --> 00:21:23.160
  • AND WE'RE GONNA HAVE SOME SPECIAL GUESTS NEXT WEEK,
  • 00:21:23.190 --> 00:21:25.140
  • I CAN'T TELL YOU WHO IT IS, IT'S GONNA BE KIND OF CRAZY.
  • 00:21:25.170 --> 00:21:28.210
  • BUT I WANT YOU TO GRAB THIS:
  • 00:21:28.240 --> 00:21:30.050
  • THE BIBLE SAYS THAT THE FATHER SAID, "GET THAT FATTED CALF."
  • 00:21:30.080 --> 00:21:33.070
  • "KILL THAT CALF, WE'RE ABOUT TO CELEBRATE.
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  • "IT'S ABOUT TO BE A PARTY IN HERE,
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  • "BECAUSE MY SON CHANGED HIS MIND."
  • 00:21:37.050 --> 00:21:39.150
  • WELL, LET ME ASK YOU SOMETHING.
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  • WHO JUST HAPPENS TO HAVE A FATTED CALF CHILLIN'?
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  • HE JUST IN THE GRASS, HE HEARD FATTED CALF,
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  • HE WAS LIKE, HMM?
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  • [GROANING AND MOOING]
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  • NO, WHY ME?
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  • YOU ONLY HAVE A FATTED CALF
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  • IF YOU'RE EXPECTING SOMEBODY TO ARRIVE.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW GOD'S EXPECTING YOU,
  • 00:22:08.030 --> 00:22:11.070
  • AND HE'S GOT A FATTED CALF WAITING ON YOU,
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  • HE'S GOT FORGIVENESS WAITING ON YOU,
  • 00:22:14.060 --> 00:22:16.090
  • DELIVERANCE WAITING ON YOU,
  • 00:22:16.120 --> 00:22:18.030
  • AND ALL HE'S WAITING FOR YOU TO DO
  • 00:22:18.060 --> 00:22:19.140
  • IS SAY, I'VE CHANGED MY MIND.
  • 00:22:19.170 --> 00:22:23.150
  • I KNOW HE SAYS HE LOVES YOU,
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  • BUT HE DON'T TREAT YOU LIKE LOVE.
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  • TELL HIM TONIGHT, I'VE CHANGED MY MIND.
  • 00:22:26.180 --> 00:22:30.030
  • I KNOW, SHE'S BEAUTIFUL,
  • 00:22:30.060 --> 00:22:32.270
  • BUT SHE'S PULLING YOU FROM YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:22:33.000 --> 00:22:34.180
  • TELL HER, YOU FINE, BUT I'VE CHANGED MY MIND.
  • 00:22:34.210 --> 00:22:37.130
  • I THINK, NO, I HAVE, YES.
  • 00:22:37.160 --> 00:22:39.220
  • PLEASE LEAVE, NO, STAY, NO, GO!
  • 00:22:39.250 --> 00:22:42.100
  • PLEASE JUST ONE MINUTE, NO, JUST GO.
  • 00:22:42.130 --> 00:22:49.140
  • TELL THAT SITUATION YOU'VE CHANGED YOUR MIND,
  • 00:22:49.170 --> 00:22:51.270
  • AND THEN WATCH THE HOLY SPIRIT
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  • BEGIN TO DO THE WORK ON THE INSIDE.
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  • [AUDIENCE CHEERING AND APPLAUDING]
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  • HALLELUJAH.
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  • I TOLD YOU THIS WORD WAS GONNA BLESS YOU.
  • 00:22:58.160 --> 00:23:00.260
  • AND LIKE JESUS, YOU MAY BE ENDURING A
  • 00:23:00.290 --> 00:23:05.030
  • YOU MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO MOVE IN A DIRECTION
  • 00:23:05.060 --> 00:23:07.050
  • CONTRARY TO WHO YOU REALLY ARE IN CHRIST.
  • 00:23:07.080 --> 00:23:10.060
  • BUT GOD WANTS TO FILL EVERY VOID IN YOUR LIFE WITH HIMSELF.
  • 00:23:10.090 --> 00:23:15.030
  • IN MY LATEST FOUR PART SERIES, MIND GAMES,
  • 00:23:15.060 --> 00:23:18.030
  • YOU'LL DISCOVER HOW TO AVOID THE TRAP
  • 00:23:18.060 --> 00:23:20.150
  • OF LIVING IN A WRONG IDENTITY.
  • 00:23:20.180 --> 00:23:23.040
  • TBN WANTS TO BLESS YOU
  • 00:23:23.070 --> 00:23:24.250
  • WITH YOUR VERY OWN COPY OF THIS SERIES,
  • 00:23:24.280 --> 00:23:27.170
  • FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT.
  • 00:23:27.200 --> 00:23:29.220
  • IT'S FAITHFUL PEOPLE LIKE YOU
  • 00:23:29.250 --> 00:23:31.220
  • THAT ARE THE REASON THIS MESSAGE
  • 00:23:31.250 --> 00:23:33.000
  • IS EVEN STREAMING ON THE AIR RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:23:33.030 --> 00:23:35.080
  • AND FOR THAT, WE ARE SO GRATEFUL.
  • 00:23:35.110 --> 00:23:38.140
  • SO MAKE SURE YOU CALL THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN,
  • 00:23:38.170 --> 00:23:40.270
  • OR LOG ONTO OUR WEBSITE.
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  • AND DON'T WAIT, 'CAUSE YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU WAIT.
  • 00:23:42.270 --> 00:23:45.100
  • YOU FORGET, AND IF YOU FORGET, THEN THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW,
  • 00:23:45.130 --> 00:23:48.110
  • YOU'RE BORROWING SOMEBODY ELSE'S COPY
  • 00:23:48.140 --> 00:23:50.070
  • WHEN YOU COULD HAVE YOUR OWN.
  • 00:23:50.100 --> 00:23:51.200
  • SO JUST DO IT RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:23:51.230 --> 00:23:53.290
  • AND IF THERE'S ANYTHING THE ENEMY FIGHTS TOOTH AND NAIL FOR,
  • 00:23:54.020 --> 00:23:57.200
  • IT'S TO KEEP YOU IN THE DARK
  • 00:23:57.230 --> 00:23:59.220
  • AS IT PERTAINS TO YOUR TRUE IDENTITY.
  • 00:23:59.250 --> 00:24:02.110
  • BUT HE'S TOO LATE,
  • 00:24:02.140 --> 00:24:03.200
  • HE SHOULD HAVE NEVER LET ME GET ON THE AIR.
  • 00:24:03.230 --> 00:24:05.120
  • HE ATTACKED ME AND MY IDENTITY FOR YEARS,
  • 00:24:05.150 --> 00:24:07.240
  • AND I ALMOST LOST EVERYTHING,
  • 00:24:07.270 --> 00:24:09.220
  • BECAUSE WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHO YOU ARE, YOU'LL DO ANYTHING.
  • 00:24:09.250 --> 00:24:13.020
  • BUT THE MOMENT YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE IN CHRIST,
  • 00:24:13.050 --> 00:24:15.100
  • YOU HAVE A PARAMETER AND SAY,
  • 00:24:15.130 --> 00:24:16.220
  • I'M WAY ABOVE WHAT THE ENEMY'S TRYING TO SELL ME.
  • 00:24:16.250 --> 00:24:20.120
  • SO I WANT YOU TO BE ENCOURAGED.
  • 00:24:20.150 --> 00:24:22.090
  • YOU'VE BEEN MADE RIGHTEOUS IN CHRIST, AND THE OLD YOU
  • 00:24:22.120 --> 00:24:25.070
  • WAS CRUCIFIED WITH HIM ON THE CROSS, HALLELUJAH.
  • 00:24:25.100 --> 00:24:28.200
  • SO GET THIS SERIES OF MESSAGES TODAY,
  • 00:24:28.230 --> 00:24:30.240
  • AND WALK IN THE POWER OF YOUR NEW IDENTITY.
  • 00:24:30.270 --> 00:24:34.260
  • -[ANNOUNCER] IT'S BEEN SAID
  • 00:24:34.290 --> 00:24:36.020
  • THAT SOME OF THE TOUGHEST BATTLES WE FACE IN LIFE
  • 00:24:36.050 --> 00:24:38.030
  • ARE FOUGHT IN THE MIND.
  • 00:24:38.060 --> 00:24:40.120
  • IT'S THERE, IN YOUR MIND,
  • 00:24:40.150 --> 00:24:42.100
  • THAT THE ENEMY SECRETLY PLAYS HIS GAMES,
  • 00:24:42.130 --> 00:24:44.170
  • TO SOW DOUBT, STEAL YOUR JOY, AND BURDEN YOUR SOUL.
  • 00:24:44.200 --> 00:24:48.270
  • BUT GOD HAS DIVINE BATTLE PLANS FOR YOU,
  • 00:24:49.000 --> 00:24:51.260
  • STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING THOSE DARK SCHEMES,
  • 00:24:51.290 --> 00:24:54.210
  • AND POSITION YOU TO WIN.
  • 00:24:54.240 --> 00:24:57.000
  • IN HIS NEW SERIES, MIND GAMES,
  • 00:24:57.030 --> 00:24:59.020
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY REVEALS THE POWER-FILLED STRATEGIES
  • 00:24:59.050 --> 00:25:02.130
  • THAT WILL ENSURE YOUR VICTORY
  • 00:25:02.160 --> 00:25:03.270
  • OVER EACH AND EVERY PLOT FORMED AGAINST YOU.
  • 00:25:04.000 --> 00:25:06.190
  • WITH IT, YOU'LL REGAIN CONTROL OF YOUR THOUGHT LIFE,
  • 00:25:06.220 --> 00:25:09.210
  • EXPERIENCE GREATER CONFIDENCE,
  • 00:25:09.240 --> 00:25:11.190
  • AND ENJOY A CLOSER BOND WITH GOD.
  • 00:25:11.220 --> 00:25:14.120
  • - LET'S NOT GET COMPLACENT,
  • 00:25:14.150 --> 00:25:16.000
  • BECAUSE HE MEETS US WITH NEW MERCY,
  • 00:25:16.030 --> 00:25:18.070
  • NEW FAVOR, NEW PROTECTION, NEW GRACE, EVERY DAY.
  • 00:25:18.100 --> 00:25:21.280
  • THE LEAST I CAN DO IS GIVE HIM A FRESH PRAISE.
  • 00:25:22.010 --> 00:25:24.210
  • I'M NOT GONNA GET STALE WITH MY WORSHIP!
  • 00:25:24.240 --> 00:25:28.160
  • -[ANNOUNCER] TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT
  • 00:25:28.190 --> 00:25:30.150
  • OF THE WORLDWIDE MEDIA OUTREACHES OF TBN THIS MONTH,
  • 00:25:30.180 --> 00:25:33.240
  • WE WANT TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY
  • 00:25:33.270 --> 00:25:35.210
  • OF JOHN GRAY'S NEW SERIES ON CD, MIND GAMES.
  • 00:25:35.240 --> 00:25:39.130
  • BECAUSE OF FAITHFUL FRIENDS LIKE YOU,
  • 00:25:39.160 --> 00:25:41.140
  • TBN IS TAKING THE HOPE AND GRACE OF JESUS
  • 00:25:41.170 --> 00:25:44.050
  • TO HURTING HEARTS IN SOME OF THE MOST REMOTE
  • 00:25:44.080 --> 00:25:46.180
  • AND HOPELESS PLACES ON EARTH.
  • 00:25:46.210 --> 00:25:48.160
  • WHY NOT CALL RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:25:48.190 --> 00:25:50.000
  • OR, GO SECURELY AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE,
  • 00:25:50.030 --> 00:25:52.270
  • TO SHARE YOUR GIFT AND REQUEST YOUR COPY.
  • 00:25:53.000 --> 00:25:55.280
  • WHEN YOU DO,
  • 00:25:56.010 --> 00:25:57.080
  • TBN WILL PROMPTLY GET THIS NEW RESOURCE INTO YOUR HANDS.
  • 00:25:57.110 --> 00:26:00.240
  • DON'T PLAY THE ENEMY'S GAMES.
  • 00:26:00.270 --> 00:26:02.190
  • FORCE HIM TO RETREAT FROM YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:26:02.220 --> 00:26:05.050
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TO TBN TODAY.
  • 00:26:05.080 --> 00:26:11.100
  • - WELL, FAMILY, IT'S THAT TIME,
  • 00:26:11.130 --> 00:26:13.090
  • AND I'M SAD BECAUSE IT'S ALMOST OVER,
  • 00:26:13.120 --> 00:26:16.070
  • BUT I WANNA TELL YOU, I LOVE YOU, [CLAPPING]
  • 00:26:16.100 --> 00:26:18.140
  • AND I APPRECIATE YOU,
  • 00:26:18.170 --> 00:26:19.250
  • AND I THANK YOU FOR COMING AND HANGING OUT,
  • 00:26:19.280 --> 00:26:21.290
  • SPENDING SOME TIME WITH ME IN THE WORD TODAY.
  • 00:26:22.020 --> 00:26:24.200
  • SEE, I GET EXCITED TALKING ABOUT WINNING IN OUR MIND,
  • 00:26:24.230 --> 00:26:27.190
  • BECAUSE THAT'S THE GREATEST BATTLE.
  • 00:26:27.220 --> 00:26:29.270
  • IT IS TRULY THE AREA THAT DETERMINES HOW FRUITFUL WE LIVE
  • 00:26:30.000 --> 00:26:33.280
  • ON THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:26:34.010 --> 00:26:35.150
  • SEE, HEAVEN IS SECURED THROUGH THE BLOOD OF JESUS.
  • 00:26:35.180 --> 00:26:38.070
  • IT'S THE EARTH THAT WE NEED TO WORRY ABOUT.
  • 00:26:38.100 --> 00:26:40.240
  • TAKING DOMINION, AND IT STARTS WITH YOUR MIND.
  • 00:26:40.270 --> 00:26:44.000
  • GOD WANTS YOU TO FLOURISH ON THIS EARTH.
  • 00:26:44.030 --> 00:26:46.190
  • WHY, BECAUSE HE'S GOOD,
  • 00:26:46.220 --> 00:26:48.250
  • AND THE WORLD NEEDS TO SEE HIS GOODNESS
  • 00:26:48.280 --> 00:26:51.000
  • ON YOU, IN YOU, AND THROUGH YOU.
  • 00:26:51.030 --> 00:26:53.160
  • SO MAKE SURE YOU LAY HOLD OF THESE WINNING TRUTHS,
  • 00:26:53.190 --> 00:26:56.040
  • SO YOU CAN WIN IN YOUR MIND.
  • 00:26:56.070 --> 00:26:58.160
  • I'M PRAYING, AND I MEAN I'M PRAYING,
  • 00:26:58.190 --> 00:27:01.100
  • THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE A REVELATION
  • 00:27:01.130 --> 00:27:03.080
  • THAT GOES DOWN INTO THE CORE OF YOUR BEING,
  • 00:27:03.110 --> 00:27:06.160
  • OF WHO YOU ARE, THAT WILL MAKE YOU SOLID AND UNSHAKABLE
  • 00:27:06.190 --> 00:27:10.170
  • IN WHO CHRIST HAS REALLY MADE YOU TO BE.
  • 00:27:10.200 --> 00:27:13.050
  • NOW, MAKE SURE YOU KEEP TUNING IN,
  • 00:27:13.080 --> 00:27:14.220
  • AS WE GO DEEPER INTO WHAT THE LORD HAS FOR US,
  • 00:27:14.250 --> 00:27:17.030
  • RIGHT HERE, ON JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • I LOVE YOU, GOD BLESS YOU, AND I'LL SEE YOU SOON.
  • 00:27:19.120 --> 00:27:23.100
  • BOOM!
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  • [UPBEAT ORGAN INSTRUMENTAL]
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