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Stand Strong: World War Me Part 2

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June 19, 2019
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  • OF JOEL OSTEEN ON YOUR ANDROID OR IPHONE TODAY.
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  • - I'M JOHN GRAY, AND WELCOME TO JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
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  • SHE'S ALWAYS SMILING.
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  • WHY DOES HE HAVE ALL THAT FAVOR, WHY?
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  • WHAT DID PASTOR CRAIG JUST SAY?
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  • THERE'S SOMETHING WITH YOUR NAME ON IT.
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  • SO WHY DON'T YOU JUST CELEBRATE WHAT GOD IS DOING
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  • IN SOMEBODY ELSE?
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • BUT YOU'VE GOTTA GET IN POSITION,
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  • BECAUSE DENNIS, WHEN YOU'RE OUT OF POSITION,
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  • IT'S VERY HARD TO CELEBRATE SOMEBODY ELSE GETTING BLESSED,
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  • BECAUSE YOU'RE LIKE, I'M SUPPOSED TO HAVE THAT.
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  • NO, YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO HAVE THAT,
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  • BUT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE FULFILLMENT AND PEACE,
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  • AND YOU WON'T GET FULFILLMENT AND PEACE
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  • LIVING LIFE YOUR OWN WAY.
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  • YOU ONLY GET FULFILLMENT AND PEACE
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  • LIVING IN THE WILL OF GOD.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • I'M PREACHING IN HERE TONIGHT.
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  • FRESH WORD, FRESH PERSPECTIVE, AND A WHOLE LOTTA HALLELUJAH.
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  • JOHN GRAY'S WORLD, BOO.
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  • [UPBEAT ORGAN MUSIC]
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  • GOD BLESS YOU, FAMILY.
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  • IT'S PASTOR JOHN GRAY, AND I WANT YOU TO HEAR MY HEART.
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  • EACH OF US IS INVOLVED IN WHAT I LIKE TO CALL WORLD WAR ME.
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  • YOU SEE, THE REAL FIGHT IS NOT AGAINST OTHER PEOPLE
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  • OR EXTERNAL SITUATIONS.
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  • THE REAL FIGHT IS WITHIN,
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  • THE FIGHT BETWEEN GODLY THOUGHTS AND UNGODLY THOUGHTS.
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  • YOU KNOW WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT.
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  • YOU HAVE A DESIRE TO DO THE RIGHT THING,
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  • BUT THEN OUT OF NOWHERE, ALL THE SUDDEN,
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  • YOU FEEL THIS TENSION,
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  • A STRUGGLE BETWEEN TWO COMPETING DESIRES.
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  • ONE IS HOLY, AND THE OTHER IS WICKED.
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  • JESUS EXPERIENCED THE DYNAMIC
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  • BETWEEN WHAT HE WAS CALLED TO DO
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  • AND WHAT WAS BEING OFFERED, A SHORT CIRCUIT OF DESTINY
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  • WHEN HE WAS BEING TEMPTED BY THE DEVIL IN THE WILDERNESS,
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  • YET HE OVERCAME.
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  • AND TODAY, I WANNA SHOW YOU THE SECRET TO WINNING,
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  • WINNING THESE BATTLES OVER TEMPTATION
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  • AND OVER SHAME AND GUILT AND FEAR AND EVERY OTHER THING
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  • THAT THE ENEMY THROWS AT US THAT GOES
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  • AGAINST YOUR TRUEST DESIRE IN YOUR BORN AGAIN SPIRIT.
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  • I WANNA SHOW YOU WHAT HAPPENS
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  • WHEN YOU ARE FULL OF THE WORD OF GOD
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  • AND THE STRENGTH THAT IS PRODUCED
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  • WHICH EMPOWERS YOU TO WIN IN TODAY'S MESSAGE
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  • AS WE DISCUSS STAND STRONG.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • SO THERE COMES A TIME WHEN YOU CAN'T RUN ANYMORE.
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  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • I WANNA TALK TO ANYBODY THAT HAS BEEN FEELING
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  • ALMOST LIKE SOMETHING IS TRYING TO CATCH UP TO YOU,
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  • THE PRESSURE, THE UNREST, THE UNEASE.
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  • YOU TRY TO SLEEP ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT.
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  • YOU DO, YOU TRY, BUT YOU END UP WAKING UP.
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  • EVERYBODY ELSE IS SLEEPING.
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  • HERE YOU ARE JUST,
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • WITH THE BRIGHTS ON, JUST WIDE AWAKE.
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  • EVERYTHING DARK, CAN'T SEE NOTHING.
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  • ALL YOU SEE IS THE DIGITAL NUMBERS
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  • ON YOUR CLOCK OR ON YOUR PHONE.
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  • AM I TALKING TO ANYBODY THAT GOD'S BEEN STIRRING YOU?
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
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  • I WANNA TALK TO THE PEOPLE WHO ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE LIFE
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  • THEY HAVE, BUT SOMETHING IN YOU SAYS, SOMETHING'S COMING.
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  • THERE'S MORE.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • SOMETHING'S COMING.
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  • AND YOU TRIED TO TALK YOURSELF OUT OF IT,
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  • BECAUSE YOU DON'T WANNA SEEM LIKE YOU'RE PRIDEFUL.
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  • SO YOU DIDN'T EVEN TELL ANYBODY, LIKE, YO,
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  • I REALLY FEEL LIKE GOD'S ABOUT TO BLESS ME,
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  • AND THEN SOMEBODY'D BE LIKE, EW, WHY WOULD HE BLESS YOU?
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  • WE WAS JUST AS THE CLUB.
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  • WHY YOU TALKING HE GON' BLESS YOU?
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  • WHAT HE GON' BLESS YOU FOR, ALL RIGHT?
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • BE CAREFUL THE PEOPLE YOU HANG AROUND IN THIS SEASON.
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
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  • BECAUSE THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE DESIGNED
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  • TO TALK YOU OUT OF THE PLACE GOD'S TRYING TO GET YOU TO.
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  • THERE IS SOMETHING THAT GOD IS DOING,
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  • THERE IS SOMETHING THAT HE IS STIRRING,
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  • BUT IT'S GONNA REQUIRE FOR US
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  • TO DO SOMETHING WE'VE NEVER DONE BEFORE.
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  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • AND THERE'S A TIME WHEN YOU JUST CAN'T RUN ANYMORE,
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  • AND THE PERSON YOU USED TO BE
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  • IS ABOUT TO COLLIDE WITH THE PERSON YOU'RE CALLED TO BE.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • WHAT YOU DO IN THAT MOMENT WILL DETERMINE
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  • THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.
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  • I PROPHETICALLY BELIEVE THAT MANY OF US ARE IN THAT MOMENT
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  • THAT ALL OF THE THINGS THAT WE'VE TRIED TO DO,
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  • THE THINGS THAT WE HAVE ATTEMPTED TO DO,
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  • THE THINGS THAT WE HAVE STRAINED AND STRUGGLED TO DO,
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  • ARE GETTING READY TO COLLIDE LIKE THAT BIRD INTO THE WINDOW,
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  • AND YOU WILL BE FORCED TO FACE WHO GOD WANTS YOU TO BE.
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  • - [CONGREGATION] AMEN.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • AND HE SAID HE'S READY.
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  • IS EVERYBODY ELSE READY?
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  • - [CONGREGATION] YES.
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • GO TO GENESIS 32, GENESIS 32.
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  • I'M READING FROM THE NEW KING JAMES VERSION.
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  • GENESIS 32, READING STARTING AT THE 22ND VERSE.
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  • AND HE, JACOB, AROSE THAT NIGHT AND TOOK HIS TWO WIVES.
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  • HE'S ALREADY IN TROUBLE.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • I CAN'T HANDLE THE ONE I HAVE.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • HE GOT TWO OF 'EM.
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  • AND HIS TWO FEMALE SERVANTS.
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  • LORD, JACOB.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • THEY'RE LIKE MY SERVANTS, THEY'RE LIKE MY PLAY COUSINS,
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  • BUT THEY GON' GO WITH US.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • AND HIS 11 SONS
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  • [JOHN LAUGHS]
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  • AND CROSSED OVER THE FORD JABBOK.
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  • HE TOOK THEM, SENT THEM OVER THE BROOK,
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  • AND SENT OVER WHAT HE HAD.
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  • THEN JACOB WAS LEFT ALONE,
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  • AND A MAN WRESTLED WITH HIM UNTIL THE BREAKING OF DAY.
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  • NOW WHEN HE, THIS IS CAPITAL H,
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  • SO THE CHARACTER HAS CHANGED.
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  • THIS IS NOT JACOB WHO'S OBSERVING AND WATCHING.
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  • THIS IS CAPITAL H.
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  • IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, THIS IS GOD, WHEN HE.
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  • WHEN HE SAW THAT HE DID NOT PREVAIL AGAINST HIM,
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  • HE TOUCHED THE SOCKET OF HIS HIP,
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  • AND THE SOCKET OF JACOB'S HIP WAS OUT OF JOINT,
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  • WATCH THIS, AS HE WRESTLED WITH HIM,
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  • AND HE SAID, LET ME GO, FOR THE DAY BREAKS.
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  • BUT JACOB SAID, [JOHN LAUGHS]
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  • NAW, UH-UH.
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  • I WISH I WOULD LET YOU GO.
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  • I BEEN WRESTLING ALL NIGHT.
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  • I'VE BEEN WRESTLING MY WHOLE LIFE.
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  • I'VE BEEN FIGHTING.
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  • ALL MY LIFE I HAD TO FIGHT.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • 'TIL YOU DO RIGHT BY ME.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • SOMEBODY'S LIKE, WHAT PART OF THE SCRIPTURE IS THAT?
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  • I DON'T SEE IT, I DON'T.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • I'M NOT FAMILIAR WITH THAT.
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  • [JOHN LAUGHS]
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  • THAT'S IN SEALY CHAPTER TWO.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • HE SAID, I WILL NOT LET YOU GO UNLESS YOU BLESS ME.
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  • SO HE SAID TO HIM, WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
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  • HE SAID JACOB, AND HE SAID,
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  • YOUR NAME SHALL NO LONGER BE JACOB, BUT ISRAEL,
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  • FOR YOU HAVE STRUGGLED.
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  • ANYBODY BEEN STRUGGLING?
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  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • I KNOW IT'S NOT POPULAR TO LIFT YOUR HAND ON SOMETHING
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  • LIKE THAT, 'CAUSE WE ALWAYS WANNA BE IN CHURCH LIKE,
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  • IS ANYBODY BLESSED?
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  • YES.
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  • YOU AIN'T GOT NO MONEY IN THE BANK,
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  • YOUR RELATIONSHIP FALLING APART, KIDS AREN'T ACTING RIGHT,
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  • THE JOB'S NOT GOING GREAT,
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  • BUT YOU KNOW HOW TO TURN ON THAT RELIGION.
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  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • HE SAID, WHAT'S YOUR NAME?
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  • HE SAID, JACOB.
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  • HE SAYS, NO, YOU'LL NO LONGER BE CALLED JACOB, BUT ISRAEL,
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  • FOR YOU HAVE STRUGGLED WITH GOD AND WITH MAN.
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  • BY THE WAY, IT'S OKAY TO STRUGGLE.
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  • I NEED TO ENCOURAGE SOMEBODY WHO CAME IN HERE
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  • AND YOU WERE HURTING, AND YOU WERE LIKE,
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  • IS GOD GONNA SAY ANYTHING TO ME?
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  • YES, HERE'S THE FIRST THING: IT'S OKAY TO STRUGGLE.
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  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
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  • IF YOU'RE STRUGGLING, IT'S OKAY.
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  • IF YOU MISSED IT, IT'S OKAY.
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  • IF YOU'VE NOT DONE EVERYTHING
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  • THAT GOD HAS ASKED YOU TO DO, GUESS WHAT?
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  • WELCOME TO THE CLUB.
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  • EVERYBODY YOU SEE OR WILL EVER SEE,
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  • WE'VE ALL MISSED THE MARK, WE ALL MISSED HIS VOICE.
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  • SOME OF US HEARD THE VOICE AND IGNORED WHAT HE SAID,
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  • AND SOME OF US DON'T HAVE AN EXCUSE,
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  • AND IT SHOULD HAVE COST US OUR LIVES,
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  • BUT HIS LOVE KEPT US ALIVE,
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  • AND HIS GRACE, HIS MERCY, AND HIS FAVOR HAS COVERED US.
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  • AM I SPEAKING TO ANYONE WHO CAN BE HONEST ENOUGH TO SAY
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  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • THAT HAD GOD DEALT WITH US BASED ON OUR CHOICES,
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  • WE WOULDN'T BE SITTING IN HERE WITH OUR HANDS LIFTED.
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  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • YOU'VE CONTENDED, YOU'VE STRUGGLED
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  • WITH GOD AND MEN AND HAVE PREVAILED.
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  • JACOB WAS WRESTLING WITH A MAN,
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  • BUT HE WAS WRESTLING WITH MUCH MORE.
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  • HE WAS WRESTLING WITH SOMETHING INSIDE OF HIMSELF,
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  • AND I WANNA SPEAK FOR A FEW MINUTES
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  • FROM THE SUBJECT WORLD WAR ME, WORLD WAR ME.
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  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
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  • WRITE THAT DOWN, BECAUSE THIS I BELIEVE
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  • IS ONE OF THOSE MOMENTS THAT IF YOU GRAB THE PRINCIPLES
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  • FROM WHAT THE LORD HAS GIVEN ME TO SHARE,
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  • IT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
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  • I BELIEVE THAT.
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  • SO MANY OF US WHO GO TO CHURCH ARE FAMILIAR WITH JACOB.
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  • WE'RE FAMILIAR WITH THE STORY.
  • 00:10:09.110 --> 00:10:12.080
  • BUT I WANNA PULL OUT SOME PRINCIPLES AND SOME NUGGETS
  • 00:10:12.110 --> 00:10:17.230
  • THAT KIND OF OPEN MY BRAIN AND OPEN MY SPIRIT
  • 00:10:17.260 --> 00:10:20.180
  • UP TO SOMETHING ELSE, BECAUSE THIS SPIRITUAL REALITY,
  • 00:10:20.210 --> 00:10:26.180
  • THIS SALVATION THAT WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN,
  • 00:10:26.210 --> 00:10:29.160
  • IS NOT AN EASY THING TO UNDERSTAND,
  • 00:10:29.190 --> 00:10:33.150
  • ESPECIALLY WHEN WE'RE LIVING IN A PHYSICAL BODY.
  • 00:10:33.180 --> 00:10:35.160
  • I'M BELIEVING FOR A HOUSE NOT MADE WITH HANDS.
  • 00:10:35.190 --> 00:10:37.210
  • I'M BELIEVING THAT ONE DAY, I'M GON' GO TO HEAVEN.
  • 00:10:37.240 --> 00:10:40.020
  • I BELIEVE THAT ONE DAY,
  • 00:10:40.050 --> 00:10:42.170
  • THE CITY OF GOD, THE DWELLING OF GOD,
  • 00:10:42.200 --> 00:10:44.160
  • WILL COME DOWN TO US, ACCORDING TO REVELATION.
  • 00:10:44.190 --> 00:10:47.090
  • I BELIEVE THIS.
  • 00:10:47.120 --> 00:10:48.170
  • I BELIEVE THAT IF JESUS DOESN'T COME BACK BEFORE I DIE,
  • 00:10:48.200 --> 00:10:51.180
  • WHEN HE COMES BACK WITH THE HOLY ANGELS,
  • 00:10:51.210 --> 00:10:54.220
  • THE TRUMPET'S GOING TO SOUND,
  • 00:10:54.250 --> 00:10:56.130
  • AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST WILL RISE FIRST.
  • 00:10:56.160 --> 00:10:59.140
  • I BELIEVE THAT.
  • 00:10:59.170 --> 00:11:00.160
  • I KNOW THAT SOUNDS CRAZY TO SOME OF YOU,
  • 00:11:00.190 --> 00:11:02.150
  • BUT DON'T BE MAD AT ME
  • 00:11:02.180 --> 00:11:04.000
  • BECAUSE I BELIEVE IN SOMETHING BIGGER THAN ME.
  • 00:11:04.030 --> 00:11:06.070
  • IF IT WASN'T FOR GOD, I WOULDN'T HAVE A REASON TO LIVE.
  • 00:11:06.100 --> 00:11:09.060
  • IF IT WASN'T FOR MY FAITH IN JESUS,
  • 00:11:09.090 --> 00:11:11.230
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW
  • 00:11:11.260 --> 00:11:13.100
  • WOULD DISCOURAGE ME TO THE POINT
  • 00:11:13.130 --> 00:11:14.290
  • THAT I WOULDN'T HAVE THE STRENGTH TO GET UP.
  • 00:11:15.020 --> 00:11:17.030
  • AM I SPEAKING WITH ANYBODY ELSE THAT CAN SAY
  • 00:11:17.060 --> 00:11:19.190
  • THAT YOUR FAITH HAS BEEN YOUR ANCHOR?
  • 00:11:19.220 --> 00:11:22.110
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
  • 00:11:22.140 --> 00:11:25.230
  • - [ANNOUNCER] THERE COMES A TIME WHEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.
  • 00:11:25.260 --> 00:11:28.260
  • GOD DID NOT CREATE YOU FOR DEFEAT.
  • 00:11:28.290 --> 00:11:31.040
  • GOD HAS GIVEN YOU THE ABILITY TO STAND
  • 00:11:31.070 --> 00:11:33.190
  • IN THE LIGHT OF HIS PROMISES.
  • 00:11:33.220 --> 00:11:36.010
  • IN HIS BRAND NEW SERIES STAND STRONG,
  • 00:11:36.040 --> 00:11:38.150
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY HIGHLIGHTS THE TRUTH,
  • 00:11:38.180 --> 00:11:40.270
  • THAT GOD WANTS YOU FREE FROM THE PULL OF THE DESIRES
  • 00:11:41.000 --> 00:11:43.280
  • OF AN OLD, UNRENEWED WAY OF THINKING
  • 00:11:44.010 --> 00:11:46.150
  • AND EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF LIVING OUT
  • 00:11:46.180 --> 00:11:48.150
  • YOUR NEW IDENTITY IN CHRIST IN BOLDNESS AND STRENGTH.
  • 00:11:48.180 --> 00:11:52.220
  • TO HELP YOU STAND STRONG,
  • 00:11:52.250 --> 00:11:54.090
  • TBN WANTS TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF JOHN GRAY'S
  • 00:11:54.120 --> 00:11:57.100
  • NEW SERIES IN APPRECIATION OF YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN.
  • 00:11:57.130 --> 00:12:01.250
  • SIMPLY CALL RIGHT NOW OR VISIT US
  • 00:12:01.280 --> 00:12:03.280
  • SECURELY AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE TO SHARE A GIFT
  • 00:12:04.010 --> 00:12:07.200
  • AND REQUEST YOUR COPY OF STAND STRONG.
  • 00:12:07.230 --> 00:12:11.140
  • NO MATTER WHAT YOU'RE FACING,
  • 00:12:11.170 --> 00:12:13.070
  • JESUS HAS FOUGHT AND WON THE BATTLE FOR YOU
  • 00:12:13.100 --> 00:12:16.000
  • THROUGH HIS SACRIFICE ON THE CROSS.
  • 00:12:16.030 --> 00:12:18.140
  • YOU CAN, IN HIM, OVERCOME ANY STRUGGLE.
  • 00:12:18.170 --> 00:12:22.050
  • STAND STRONG!
  • 00:12:22.080 --> 00:12:23.170
  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TO TBN RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:12:23.200 --> 00:12:29.140
  • - BUT THERE COMES A POINT WHEN YOU CAN'T RUN ANYMORE.
  • 00:12:29.170 --> 00:12:33.180
  • A LITTLE WHILE BACK, I HEARD GOD SPEAK TO ME,
  • 00:12:33.210 --> 00:12:37.110
  • AND I DON'T HEAR GOD ALL THE TIME
  • 00:12:37.140 --> 00:12:40.140
  • IN THE WAY THAT I HEARD THIS.
  • 00:12:40.170 --> 00:12:41.170
  • I'M JUST BEING HONEST, 'CAUSE YOU KNOW,
  • 00:12:41.200 --> 00:12:43.010
  • SOME PEOPLE REAL DEEP.
  • 00:12:43.040 --> 00:12:44.030
  • I WAS SPEAKING WITH GOD EARLIER TODAY,
  • 00:12:44.060 --> 00:12:45.260
  • AND HE WAS TALKING TO ME.
  • 00:12:45.290 --> 00:12:47.080
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:12:47.110 --> 00:12:49.060
  • THAT'S GREAT.
  • 00:12:49.090 --> 00:12:50.160
  • I DON'T GET THAT, NOT YET.
  • 00:12:50.190 --> 00:12:53.020
  • BUT I HEARD THIS ONE.
  • 00:12:53.050 --> 00:12:55.060
  • HE SAID TO ME, I WAS SITTING, JUST SITTING DOWN,
  • 00:12:55.090 --> 00:12:57.280
  • AND I WAS JUST WEARY.
  • 00:12:58.010 --> 00:13:00.170
  • YOU EVER BEEN WEARY?
  • 00:13:00.200 --> 00:13:01.190
  • NOT JUST TIRED LIKE I HAD A LONG DAY AT WORK.
  • 00:13:01.220 --> 00:13:03.050
  • I'M TALKING ABOUT WEARY, LIKE STUFF YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW
  • 00:13:03.080 --> 00:13:05.150
  • YOU WERE STILL DEALING WITH JUST POPS UP.
  • 00:13:05.180 --> 00:13:08.030
  • LIKE, WHY AM I ABOUT TO CRY
  • 00:13:08.060 --> 00:13:09.260
  • OVER SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED WHEN I WAS 17?
  • 00:13:09.290 --> 00:13:11.290
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:13:12.020 --> 00:13:14.150
  • BECAUSE YOU'VE BEEN CARRYING
  • 00:13:14.180 --> 00:13:15.220
  • SO MANY VERSIONS OF YOURSELF AROUND
  • 00:13:15.250 --> 00:13:20.050
  • THAT NONE OF Y'ALL CAN GET FREE.
  • 00:13:20.080 --> 00:13:22.160
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:13:22.190 --> 00:13:24.120
  • AND EVERY TIME YOU TRY TO BREAK FREE,
  • 00:13:24.150 --> 00:13:25.280
  • SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T LET GO OF
  • 00:13:26.010 --> 00:13:27.030
  • WHEN YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO IS STILL HOLDING ON.
  • 00:13:27.060 --> 00:13:30.110
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
  • 00:13:30.140 --> 00:13:32.270
  • HELP ME, HOLY GHOST.
  • 00:13:33.000 --> 00:13:33.220
  • I'M GETTING READY TO GO SOMEWHERE.
  • 00:13:33.250 --> 00:13:35.000
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:13:35.030 --> 00:13:36.290
  • AND SO, GOD SAID TO ME, ARE YOU TIRED YET?
  • 00:13:37.020 --> 00:13:43.050
  • AND I SAID, YES.
  • 00:13:43.080 --> 00:13:44.000
  • HE SAID, NO, NO, ARE YOU TIRED YET?
  • 00:13:44.030 --> 00:13:48.160
  • AND HERE'S THE QUESTIONS I WANNA ASK YOU.
  • 00:13:48.190 --> 00:13:52.270
  • ARE YOU TIRED YET?
  • 00:13:53.000 --> 00:13:55.110
  • ARE YOU TIRED OF RUNNING,
  • 00:13:55.140 --> 00:13:57.250
  • ARE YOU TIRED OF RATIONALIZING,
  • 00:13:57.280 --> 00:14:00.250
  • AND ARE YOU TIRED OF RUINING?
  • 00:14:00.280 --> 00:14:03.290
  • WRITE THESE DOWN.
  • 00:14:04.020 --> 00:14:05.050
  • ARE YOU TIRED OF RUNNING,
  • 00:14:05.080 --> 00:14:07.000
  • ARE YOU TIRED OF RATIONALIZING,
  • 00:14:07.030 --> 00:14:09.050
  • AND ARE YOU TIRED OF RUINING, RUINING?
  • 00:14:09.080 --> 00:14:12.130
  • THE FIRST ONE, ARE YOU TIRED OF RUNNING?
  • 00:14:12.160 --> 00:14:13.220
  • MANY OF US IN THIS ROOM,
  • 00:14:13.250 --> 00:14:16.150
  • WE MUST DEAL WITH THE DUAL NATURE OF OUR HUMANITY,
  • 00:14:16.180 --> 00:14:19.290
  • BECAUSE IF YOU'RE IN HERE, THERE'S SOMETHING IN YOU
  • 00:14:20.020 --> 00:14:22.220
  • THAT SAYS, I WANT TO HEAR THE WORD.
  • 00:14:22.250 --> 00:14:24.130
  • NOBODY FORCED YOU IN HERE, UNLESS, OF COURSE,
  • 00:14:24.160 --> 00:14:26.130
  • YOU'RE A CHILD AND YOUR PARENTS MADE YOU COME IN
  • 00:14:26.160 --> 00:14:28.200
  • AND YOU'RE SITTING THERE LIKE,
  • 00:14:28.230 --> 00:14:29.280
  • I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS DUDE TO HURRY UP SO I CAN GO HOME.
  • 00:14:30.010 --> 00:14:32.030
  • WELL, YOU DON'T HAVE A CHOICE,
  • 00:14:32.060 --> 00:14:33.080
  • 'CAUSE YOU LIVING IN A HOUSE YOU'RE NOT PAYING FOR.
  • 00:14:33.110 --> 00:14:35.010
  • YOU DON'T PAY NO BILLS.
  • 00:14:35.040 --> 00:14:36.020
  • YOU BETTER BE QUIET, SIT IN HERE AND HUSH.
  • 00:14:36.050 --> 00:14:37.150
  • YOU BETTER GET THIS WORD.
  • 00:14:37.180 --> 00:14:38.230
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:14:38.260 --> 00:14:42.100
  • AND PARENTS, KEEP BRINGING YOUR KIDS.
  • 00:14:42.130 --> 00:14:43.230
  • DON'T MAKE CHURCH OPTIONAL.
  • 00:14:43.260 --> 00:14:45.110
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:14:45.140 --> 00:14:51.270
  • JACOB WAS A RUNNER.
  • 00:14:52.000 --> 00:14:53.080
  • HE WAS A RUNNER BY NATURE; HE RAN.
  • 00:14:53.110 --> 00:14:55.150
  • HE RAN FROM EVERYTHING,
  • 00:14:55.180 --> 00:14:57.080
  • BECAUSE HIS LIFE WAS A MANIFESTATION OF HIS NAME.
  • 00:14:57.110 --> 00:15:01.130
  • HE WAS A HEEL GRABBER, HE WAS A TRICKSTER.
  • 00:15:01.160 --> 00:15:04.030
  • HE WAS A SCAM ARTIST.
  • 00:15:04.060 --> 00:15:05.210
  • HIS LIFE WAS A SERIES
  • 00:15:05.240 --> 00:15:07.190
  • OF SCAMS AND MISDIRECTIONS, SMOKE AND MIRRORS.
  • 00:15:07.220 --> 00:15:11.080
  • JACOB WAS TWO PEOPLE.
  • 00:15:11.110 --> 00:15:14.160
  • HE WAS ONE WAY WITH THOSE CLOSE TO HIM,
  • 00:15:14.190 --> 00:15:15.290
  • AND THEN HE WAS ANOTHER WAY
  • 00:15:16.020 --> 00:15:17.220
  • WITH PEOPLE THAT HE NEEDED SOMETHING FROM.
  • 00:15:17.250 --> 00:15:20.170
  • YOU EVER MET SOMEBODY THAT WAS MORE THAN ONE PERSON?
  • 00:15:20.200 --> 00:15:23.160
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:15:23.190 --> 00:15:26.100
  • YOU EVER MET SOMEBODY THAT'S JUST TWO PEOPLE, OR MORE?
  • 00:15:26.130 --> 00:15:30.060
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:15:30.090 --> 00:15:34.180
  • PRAISE THE LORD.
  • 00:15:34.210 --> 00:15:35.160
  • WHAT?
  • 00:15:35.190 --> 00:15:36.110
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:15:36.140 --> 00:15:41.170
  • GOD IS SAYING, IT'S OKAY TO IDENTIFY
  • 00:15:41.200 --> 00:15:44.230
  • THAT THERE IS A DUAL NATURE.
  • 00:15:44.260 --> 00:15:46.150
  • YOU CANNOT RUN FROM IT.
  • 00:15:46.180 --> 00:15:47.220
  • SO STOP RUNNING FROM THE BATTLES IN YOUR FLESH.
  • 00:15:47.250 --> 00:15:51.180
  • STOP RUNNING FROM THE REALITY
  • 00:15:51.210 --> 00:15:53.240
  • OF THE THINGS THAT YOU'RE FACING.
  • 00:15:53.270 --> 00:15:55.270
  • AREN'T YOU TIRED OF RUNNING?
  • 00:15:56.000 --> 00:15:58.080
  • AIN'T YOU TIRED, MISS HILLY?
  • 00:15:58.110 --> 00:16:00.050
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:16:00.080 --> 00:16:02.240
  • AND THEN SOMETIMES, BECAUSE WE BATTLE WITH THE DUAL NATURE,
  • 00:16:02.270 --> 00:16:06.040
  • WE RATIONALIZE,
  • 00:16:06.070 --> 00:16:07.140
  • AND THIS IS WHAT GETS MANY BELIEVERS IN TROUBLE.
  • 00:16:07.170 --> 00:16:09.230
  • WE RATIONALIZE AND SAY, WELL, A LITTLE SIN WON'T HURT.
  • 00:16:09.260 --> 00:16:12.280
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:16:13.010 --> 00:16:15.240
  • I MEAN, I DO GO TO CHURCH.
  • 00:16:15.270 --> 00:16:17.030
  • I DID PUT SOME MONEY IN THE LITTLE GRAY BUCKET.
  • 00:16:17.060 --> 00:16:20.180
  • FIRST THING, HE ACTUALLY ASKED YOU
  • 00:16:20.210 --> 00:16:22.100
  • TO GIVE A DIFFERENT AMOUNT,
  • 00:16:22.130 --> 00:16:23.240
  • BUT YOU IGNORED THAT VOICE, BECAUSE YOU WANTED TO GIVE
  • 00:16:23.270 --> 00:16:26.010
  • WHAT YOU WANTED TO GIVE, BUT THAT'S BETWEEN YOU AND GOD.
  • 00:16:26.040 --> 00:16:31.250
  • AREN'T YOU TIRED OF RATIONALIZING?
  • 00:16:31.280 --> 00:16:33.230
  • WELL, OKAY, IF I GIVE GOD THIS, I'MA HOLD ONTO THIS.
  • 00:16:33.260 --> 00:16:38.000
  • WELL, IF I SERVE HIM HERE,
  • 00:16:38.030 --> 00:16:39.170
  • I'M GONNA ENCOURAGE MY FLESH OVER THERE.
  • 00:16:39.200 --> 00:16:42.230
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:16:42.260 --> 00:16:45.100
  • ANYBODY ELSE EVER TRIED TO RATIONALIZE
  • 00:16:45.130 --> 00:16:47.160
  • WHY YOU LET SOMETHING REMAIN IN YOUR LIFE
  • 00:16:47.190 --> 00:16:49.290
  • THAT GOD CLEARLY TOLD YOU YOU NEEDED TO LET GO OF?
  • 00:16:50.020 --> 00:16:53.020
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:16:53.050 --> 00:16:54.010
  • I'D LIKE TO SEE HANDS ON THAT
  • 00:16:54.040 --> 00:16:55.080
  • SO OTHER PEOPLE CAN BE ENCOURAGED.
  • 00:16:55.110 --> 00:16:58.010
  • THERE'S NOTHING WORSE THAN BEING FAKE IN A PLACE
  • 00:16:58.040 --> 00:17:00.080
  • WHERE GOD CAN SEE ALL OF US.
  • 00:17:00.110 --> 00:17:01.260
  • HE ALREADY KNOWS.
  • 00:17:01.290 --> 00:17:03.050
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:17:03.080 --> 00:17:04.170
  • BRANDON, I'M TIRED OF HAVING TO COME IN HERE AND ACT
  • 00:17:04.200 --> 00:17:06.270
  • LIKE EVERYTHING'S ALL GOOD.
  • 00:17:07.000 --> 00:17:08.070
  • IT'S NOT ALL GOOD.
  • 00:17:08.100 --> 00:17:09.030
  • I HAVE A BASE NATURE.
  • 00:17:09.060 --> 00:17:10.210
  • THERE ARE TIMES WHEN THERE ARE THINGS THAT I THINK
  • 00:17:10.240 --> 00:17:12.290
  • AND THINGS THAT I SAY THAT I DON'T NEED TO SAY
  • 00:17:13.020 --> 00:17:15.100
  • AND THINGS I DON'T NEED TO THINK,
  • 00:17:15.130 --> 00:17:16.220
  • AND THEN I'M BEATING MYSELF UP,
  • 00:17:16.250 --> 00:17:17.290
  • AND I'M LIKE, GOD, I THOUGHT I WAS PAST THAT.
  • 00:17:18.020 --> 00:17:20.160
  • WHAT'S GOING ON?
  • 00:17:20.190 --> 00:17:21.140
  • AND HE SAID, YOU GOT A DUAL NATURE,
  • 00:17:21.170 --> 00:17:23.090
  • BECAUSE THE REALITY OF SALVATION IS THAT WE SURRENDER
  • 00:17:23.120 --> 00:17:26.190
  • OUR WILL TO THE LORDSHIP OF CHRIST,
  • 00:17:26.220 --> 00:17:28.220
  • BUT OUR WILL DIDN'T DIE.
  • 00:17:28.250 --> 00:17:31.050
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:17:31.080 --> 00:17:36.000
  • YOUR WILL DOESN'T DIE; YOUR WILL SUBMITS.
  • 00:17:36.030 --> 00:17:39.250
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:17:39.280 --> 00:17:42.150
  • BUT BECAUSE IT'S YOUR WILL, YOU CAN UN-SUBMIT.
  • 00:17:42.180 --> 00:17:48.040
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
  • 00:17:48.070 --> 00:17:50.200
  • I'M TRYING TO HELP SOMEBODY IN HERE,
  • 00:17:50.230 --> 00:17:52.170
  • BECAUSE THERE ARE TIMES WHEN I'M,
  • 00:17:52.200 --> 00:17:54.050
  • I HEAR THE SOUND
  • 00:17:54.080 --> 00:17:57.000
  • OF A MIGHTY RAIN COMING
  • 00:17:57.030 --> 00:17:59.190
  • YES, GOD, WHATEVER YOU WANT, I'LL GIVE IT.
  • 00:17:59.220 --> 00:18:02.050
  • GIMME THAT.
  • 00:18:02.080 --> 00:18:03.000
  • NOPE.
  • 00:18:03.030 --> 00:18:04.000
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:18:04.030 --> 00:18:07.290
  • AND GOD WON'T TAKE IT, BECAUSE HE'S GOD.
  • 00:18:08.020 --> 00:18:12.210
  • HE WON'T FORCE YOU INTO MATURITY,
  • 00:18:12.240 --> 00:18:15.110
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:18:15.140 --> 00:18:17.190
  • WHICH IS WHY YOU SEE SOME PEOPLE
  • 00:18:17.220 --> 00:18:18.290
  • WHO ARE OLDER IN AGE BUT STILL IMMATURE IN THE SPIRIT.
  • 00:18:19.020 --> 00:18:22.120
  • [CONGREGATION APPLAUDS]
  • 00:18:22.150 --> 00:18:25.120
  • IS THERE ANYBODY THAT WANTS TO GROW,
  • 00:18:25.150 --> 00:18:27.290
  • THAT WANTS TO BE MATURE,
  • 00:18:28.020 --> 00:18:29.020
  • PRODUCING GODLY FRUIT ON A CONSISTENT BASIS?
  • 00:18:29.050 --> 00:18:32.030
  • YOU DON'T WANNA LIVE A CARNAL LIFE
  • 00:18:32.060 --> 00:18:33.240
  • AND A HALF-SPIRITUAL LIFE,
  • 00:18:33.270 --> 00:18:35.100
  • BECAUSE YOU GOTTA BE ONE OR THE OTHER.
  • 00:18:35.130 --> 00:18:37.210
  • BECAUSE IF YOU'RE LUKEWARM, I'M GONNA SPIT YOU OUT.
  • 00:18:37.240 --> 00:18:42.080
  • AREN'T YOU TIRED OF RATIONALIZING SINFUL BEHAVIOR,
  • 00:18:42.110 --> 00:18:45.170
  • MIXING IT WITH YOUR GODLY CALLING?
  • 00:18:45.200 --> 00:18:48.120
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
  • 00:18:48.150 --> 00:18:51.270
  • AND NUMBER THREE, AREN'T YOU TIRED OF RUINING?
  • 00:18:52.000 --> 00:18:54.280
  • BECAUSE YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU DON'T FUNCTION IN THE CALLING,
  • 00:18:55.010 --> 00:18:57.080
  • IN THE PURPOSE THAT GOD CREATED YOU FOR,
  • 00:18:57.110 --> 00:18:59.120
  • YOU'RE ACTUALLY RUINING THE OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:18:59.150 --> 00:19:02.290
  • THAT ARE CONNECTED TO YOUR LIFE?
  • 00:19:03.020 --> 00:19:05.100
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE WAITING ON YOUR OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:19:05.130 --> 00:19:07.190
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:19:07.220 --> 00:19:11.120
  • I'M GONNA SAY IT AGAIN:
  • 00:19:11.150 --> 00:19:12.120
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE WAITING ON YOUR OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:19:12.150 --> 00:19:15.220
  • I HAD A BUDDY OF MINE, HE'S A PROPHET.
  • 00:19:15.250 --> 00:19:18.120
  • HE SAID GOD SHOWED HIM SOMETHING VERY CLEARLY,
  • 00:19:18.150 --> 00:19:20.240
  • AND HE WENT TO THAT PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL
  • 00:19:20.270 --> 00:19:23.210
  • TO SHARE THIS VISION, AND THE PERSON SAID, YES,
  • 00:19:23.240 --> 00:19:27.160
  • I KNOW THAT'S THE WORD OF THE LORD,
  • 00:19:27.190 --> 00:19:29.050
  • AND THE LORD TOLD ME TO HELP YOU,
  • 00:19:29.080 --> 00:19:31.170
  • AND I KNOW THAT YOU'RE A MAN OF GOD.
  • 00:19:31.200 --> 00:19:33.210
  • AND A COUPLE WEEKS LATER, THE GUY WAS LIKE,
  • 00:19:33.240 --> 00:19:36.160
  • WE CAN'T HELP YOU, YOU'LL HAVE TO GO ELSEWHERE.
  • 00:19:36.190 --> 00:19:40.220
  • AND IT WAS SO STRANGE,
  • 00:19:40.250 --> 00:19:43.010
  • BECAUSE SOMETIMES, PEOPLE KNOW WHO YOU ARE,
  • 00:19:43.040 --> 00:19:47.100
  • BUT SOMETHING IN THEM JUST CAN'T HELP,
  • 00:19:47.130 --> 00:19:51.140
  • BECAUSE THEY'RE MAD THAT THEY'RE NOT YOU.
  • 00:19:51.170 --> 00:19:54.160
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:19:54.190 --> 00:19:58.040
  • SOMEBODY OVER HERE GOT IT.
  • 00:19:58.070 --> 00:19:59.100
  • SOMEBODY ELSE NEEDS TO GET IT,
  • 00:19:59.130 --> 00:20:00.180
  • BECAUSE YOU'VE BEEN SITTING UP HURT TRYING TO FIGURE OUT
  • 00:20:00.210 --> 00:20:02.220
  • WHY CERTAIN PEOPLE WON'T CONNECT TO YOU
  • 00:20:02.250 --> 00:20:04.050
  • AND WHY CERTAIN PEOPLE ARE GIVING YOU THE SIDE EYE,
  • 00:20:04.080 --> 00:20:06.110
  • AND YOU HAVEN'T DONE ANYTHING.
  • 00:20:06.140 --> 00:20:07.270
  • WELL, THEY'RE NOT JUST MAD AT YOU.
  • 00:20:08.000 --> 00:20:09.200
  • THEY'RE MAD THAT THEY'RE NOT YOU.
  • 00:20:09.230 --> 00:20:11.210
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:20:11.240 --> 00:20:12.210
  • WHY DOES GOD KEEP GIVING HER ALL OF THAT?
  • 00:20:12.240 --> 00:20:14.280
  • HOW COME SHE'S ALWAYS SMILING?
  • 00:20:15.010 --> 00:20:16.250
  • WHY DOES HE HAVE ALL THAT FAVOR, WHY?
  • 00:20:16.280 --> 00:20:19.120
  • WHAT DID PASTOR CRAIG JUST SAY?
  • 00:20:19.150 --> 00:20:21.020
  • THERE'S SOMETHING WITH YOUR NAME ON IT.
  • 00:20:21.050 --> 00:20:22.230
  • SO WHY DON'T YOU JUST CELEBRATE
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  • WHAT GOD IS DOING IN SOMEBODY ELSE?
  • 00:20:24.090 --> 00:20:26.070
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:20:26.100 --> 00:20:27.270
  • BUT YOU'VE GOTTA GET IN POSITION,
  • 00:20:28.000 --> 00:20:29.230
  • BECAUSE DENNIS, WHEN YOU'RE OUT OF POSITION,
  • 00:20:29.260 --> 00:20:31.260
  • IT'S VERY HARD TO CELEBRATE SOMEBODY ELSE GETTING BLESSED,
  • 00:20:31.290 --> 00:20:34.280
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE LIKE, I'M SUPPOSED TO HAVE THAT.
  • 00:20:35.010 --> 00:20:38.140
  • NO, YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO THE HAVE THAT,
  • 00:20:38.170 --> 00:20:39.230
  • BUT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE FULFILLMENT AND PEACE,
  • 00:20:39.260 --> 00:20:42.110
  • AND YOU WON'T GET FULFILLMENT AND PEACE
  • 00:20:42.140 --> 00:20:44.000
  • LIVING LIFE YOUR OWN WAY.
  • 00:20:44.030 --> 00:20:45.160
  • YOU ONLY GET FULFILLMENT AND PEACE
  • 00:20:45.190 --> 00:20:47.060
  • LIVING IN THE WILL OF GOD.
  • 00:20:47.090 --> 00:20:49.120
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • I'M PREACHING IN HERE TONIGHT.
  • 00:20:52.210 --> 00:20:54.050
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:20:54.080 --> 00:20:57.180
  • ARE YOU TIRED OF RUINING?
  • 00:20:57.210 --> 00:20:58.240
  • THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE'S LIVES WHO COULD POTENTIALLY
  • 00:20:58.270 --> 00:21:01.150
  • BE RUINED IF YOU AND I DON'T DO WHAT WE WERE CREATED TO DO,
  • 00:21:01.180 --> 00:21:08.030
  • AND IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO BE WHOEVER YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE.
  • 00:21:08.060 --> 00:21:12.280
  • STOP INTRODUCING HALF OF YOURSELF.
  • 00:21:13.010 --> 00:21:20.040
  • JACOB WAS ONE WAY WITH CERTAIN PEOPLE AND ANOTHER,
  • 00:21:20.070 --> 00:21:24.030
  • AND WHAT'S FUNNY IS MANY OF US ARE THAT WAY WITH GOD.
  • 00:21:24.060 --> 00:21:27.060
  • BECAUSE IN HERE, WE WORSHIP.
  • 00:21:27.090 --> 00:21:33.000
  • WE SMILE, HEY, PRAISE THE LORD.
  • 00:21:33.030 --> 00:21:35.130
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:21:35.160 --> 00:21:36.160
  • WE GIVE.
  • 00:21:36.190 --> 00:21:37.250
  • WAIT, WAIT, DON'T LET THE BUCKET PASS, I'M WRITING MY CHECK.
  • 00:21:37.280 --> 00:21:40.060
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:21:40.090 --> 00:21:41.190
  • WE EVEN VOLUNTEER.
  • 00:21:41.220 --> 00:21:43.070
  • I'M GONNA GET HERE EARLY
  • 00:21:43.100 --> 00:21:44.050
  • 'CAUSE I'M GONNA SERVE, I WANNA SERVE.
  • 00:21:44.080 --> 00:21:47.270
  • BUT THEN OUT THERE,
  • 00:21:48.000 --> 00:21:50.050
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS AND APPLAUDS]
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  • SHORT-TEMPERED, ILL-MANNERED, UNKIND, CARNAL.
  • 00:21:53.190 --> 00:22:01.080
  • WE PORTRAY THE SPIRIT, BUT WE'RE MANIFESTING THE FLESH.
  • 00:22:01.110 --> 00:22:06.070
  • [CONGREGATION MURMURS]
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  • GOD SAYS, I LOVE YOU TOO MUCH
  • 00:22:07.260 --> 00:22:09.120
  • TO PLAY BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE MIDDLE.
  • 00:22:09.150 --> 00:22:12.180
  • IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO BE ONE OR THE OTHER.
  • 00:22:12.210 --> 00:22:15.090
  • LOOK AT SOMEBODY AND SAY, BE ONE OR THE OTHER.
  • 00:22:15.120 --> 00:22:17.030
  • - [CONGREGATION] BE ONE OR THE OTHER.
  • 00:22:17.060 --> 00:22:20.180
  • - HERE'S WHERE A LOT OF RELIGIOUS PEOPLE
  • 00:22:20.210 --> 00:22:23.170
  • GOD DON'T WANT NO HYPOCRITES.
  • 00:22:23.200 --> 00:22:25.060
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:22:25.090 --> 00:22:28.040
  • WHAT I JUST DESCRIBED IS NOT HYPOCRISY; IT'S THE BATTLE.
  • 00:22:28.070 --> 00:22:33.040
  • WRITE THIS DOWN, SAY THIS IS THE BATTLE.
  • 00:22:33.070 --> 00:22:34.290
  • THIS IS THE WAR WITHIN YOURSELF, IT'S THE BATTLE.
  • 00:22:35.020 --> 00:22:37.160
  • I NEED TO ENCOURAGE YOU, 'CAUSE SOME OF YOU ARE LIKE,
  • 00:22:37.190 --> 00:22:39.010
  • I'M A HYPOCRITE BECAUSE I KNOW
  • 00:22:39.040 --> 00:22:40.180
  • I'M SUPPOSED TO BE SERVING GOD,
  • 00:22:40.210 --> 00:22:41.260
  • BUT I WAS SLEEPING WITH SOMEBODY LAST WEEK.
  • 00:22:41.290 --> 00:22:43.290
  • OH, I'M SORRY.
  • 00:22:44.020 --> 00:22:45.060
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:22:45.090 --> 00:22:46.030
  • YOU SHOULD BE SORRY, BUT DON'T BE MAD
  • 00:22:46.060 --> 00:22:48.140
  • BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOT YET MANIFESTED THE
  • 00:22:48.170 --> 00:22:51.230
  • TO COMBAT THAT ATTACK FROM THE ENEMY.
  • 00:22:51.260 --> 00:22:54.240
  • AND GOD IN HIS LOVE DID NOT CONDEMN YOU IN THAT MOMENT
  • 00:22:54.270 --> 00:22:57.200
  • OF WEAKNESS BECAUSE HE KNOWS WHAT HE'S INVESTED IN YOU,
  • 00:22:57.230 --> 00:23:01.070
  • [CONGREGATION CHEERS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:23:01.100 --> 00:23:02.220
  • WHERE PEOPLE WILL GIVE UP ON YOU FAST.
  • 00:23:02.250 --> 00:23:06.020
  • GOD'S SITTING THERE, IT'S ALL RIGHT, BABY, GET UP, GET UP.
  • 00:23:06.050 --> 00:23:09.040
  • YOU FELL DOWN, GET UP.
  • 00:23:09.070 --> 00:23:10.080
  • GET UP, SON, THAT'S ALL RIGHT.
  • 00:23:10.110 --> 00:23:11.220
  • YOU FELL DOWN AGAIN, THAT'S ALL RIGHT, GET UP.
  • 00:23:11.250 --> 00:23:13.220
  • THAT'S A GOOD BOY, LISTEN, BECAUSE HE'S A FATHER.
  • 00:23:13.250 --> 00:23:16.260
  • ANYBODY GOT KIDS IN HERE?
  • 00:23:16.290 --> 00:23:18.240
  • DID YOU GET MAD WHEN YOUR CHILD FELL
  • 00:23:18.270 --> 00:23:20.230
  • THE FIRST TIME THEY TRIED TO WALK?
  • 00:23:20.260 --> 00:23:22.120
  • LOOK AT YOU, SITTING UP THERE 11 MONTHS OLD, CAN'T MOVE,
  • 00:23:22.150 --> 00:23:25.020
  • DON'T MAKE NO SENSE.
  • 00:23:25.050 --> 00:23:26.110
  • WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOUR LITTLE RAGGEDY ANKLES?
  • 00:23:26.140 --> 00:23:28.020
  • WHY DON'T YOU GET UP WITH THAT DIAPER?
  • 00:23:28.050 --> 00:23:30.110
  • YOU NEED TO SIT ON THE POTTY WITH YOUR FAT SELF.
  • 00:23:30.140 --> 00:23:32.250
  • [AUDIENCE LAUGHS]
  • 00:23:32.280 --> 00:23:35.200
  • AND IF THAT IS YOU, YOU NEED TO GET TO THE ALTAR TONIGHT.
  • 00:23:35.230 --> 00:23:38.130
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS AND APPLAUDS]
  • 00:23:38.160 --> 00:23:39.240
  • 'CAUSE YOU DON'T NEED NO KIDS.
  • 00:23:39.270 --> 00:23:41.120
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:23:41.150 --> 00:23:42.260
  • FOR REAL.
  • 00:23:42.290 --> 00:23:43.250
  • [CONGREGATION LAUGHS]
  • 00:23:43.280 --> 00:23:45.250
  • NO, YOU KNOW WHAT YOU DO?
  • 00:23:45.280 --> 00:23:47.160
  • OH, THAT'S SO GOOD!
  • 00:23:47.190 --> 00:23:49.240
  • YOU TOOK ONE STEP.
  • 00:23:49.270 --> 00:23:52.250
  • TONIGHT, I FEEL ENCOURAGED IN MY SPIRIT TO TELL SOMEBODY,
  • 00:23:52.280 --> 00:23:56.170
  • GOD IS SO PROUD OF YOU.
  • 00:23:56.200 --> 00:23:58.030
  • INSIDE EACH OF US IS A DESIRE TO WIN AND OVERCOME OBSTACLES
  • 00:23:58.060 --> 00:24:02.000
  • HINDERING US FROM LIVING OUR BEST LIVES.
  • 00:24:02.030 --> 00:24:04.230
  • THAT DESIRE COMES DIRECTLY FROM GOD,
  • 00:24:04.260 --> 00:24:06.250
  • WHO HAS SET YOU UP FOR VICTORY
  • 00:24:06.280 --> 00:24:08.200
  • BECAUSE OF WHAT JESUS CHRIST DID.
  • 00:24:08.230 --> 00:24:11.080
  • YET IN OUR EVERYDAY LIVES, WE SOMETIMES FIND OURSELVES
  • 00:24:11.110 --> 00:24:14.150
  • LIVING IN A DIFFERENT REALITY AS WE STRUGGLE
  • 00:24:14.180 --> 00:24:17.260
  • TO MAKE ANY PROGRESS IN CERTAIN AREAS.
  • 00:24:17.290 --> 00:24:21.180
  • AND IF YOU FOUND YOURSELF IN THIS SITUATION LIKE ME,
  • 00:24:21.210 --> 00:24:24.270
  • PLEASE DON'T DESPAIR.
  • 00:24:25.000 --> 00:24:27.080
  • DO NOT TAKE ON A VICTIM MENTALITY,
  • 00:24:27.110 --> 00:24:30.000
  • BECAUSE GOD'S VERDICT FOR YOUR LIFE IS VICTORY,
  • 00:24:30.030 --> 00:24:32.220
  • AND HE'S NOT CHANGING HIS MIND ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:24:32.250 --> 00:24:36.000
  • SO TO HELP STIR UP THE WARRIOR IN YOU,
  • 00:24:36.030 --> 00:24:38.200
  • I WANNA SEND YOU MY NEWEST SERIES ENTITLED STAND STRONG.
  • 00:24:38.230 --> 00:24:43.160
  • I'M TELLING YOU, THE MOMENT YOU DECIDE TO DRAW CLOSE TO GOD
  • 00:24:43.190 --> 00:24:47.110
  • AND NOT SETTLE FOR LESS THAN WHAT HE'S PROMISED,
  • 00:24:47.140 --> 00:24:50.110
  • YOU'LL DISCOVER YOU HAVE ALL OF HEAVEN BACKING YOU UP.
  • 00:24:50.140 --> 00:24:54.060
  • SO DO ME A FAVOR.
  • 00:24:54.090 --> 00:24:55.130
  • CALL THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN
  • 00:24:55.160 --> 00:24:57.060
  • OR LOG ONTO OUR WEBSITE TODAY TO GET YOUR COPY.
  • 00:24:57.090 --> 00:25:01.060
  • YOU NEED THIS SERIES IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:01.090 --> 00:25:05.190
  • - [ANNOUNCER] THERE COMES A TIME WHEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH,
  • 00:25:05.220 --> 00:25:08.140
  • WHEN THE SITUATIONS YOU FACE AND THE PRESSURES FROM THE PAST
  • 00:25:08.170 --> 00:25:12.000
  • BRING YOU TO A MOMENT OF DECISION.
  • 00:25:12.030 --> 00:25:14.220
  • GOD DID NOT CREATE YOU FOR DEFEAT,
  • 00:25:14.250 --> 00:25:17.020
  • TO BE PUSHED BACK BY DARK OPPOSITION.
  • 00:25:17.050 --> 00:25:19.170
  • GOD HAS GIVEN YOU THE ABILITY
  • 00:25:19.200 --> 00:25:21.100
  • TO STAND IN THE LIGHT OF HIS PROMISES
  • 00:25:21.130 --> 00:25:23.280
  • AND MOVE CONFIDENTLY TOWARD LIFE-CHANGING VICTORY.
  • 00:25:24.010 --> 00:25:27.080
  • IN HIS BRAND NEW SERIES STAND STRONG:
  • 00:25:27.110 --> 00:25:29.200
  • WIN THE BATTLE BEFORE IT STARTS,
  • 00:25:29.230 --> 00:25:31.200
  • PASTOR JOHN GRAY HIGHLIGHTS THE TRUTH
  • 00:25:31.230 --> 00:25:34.020
  • THAT GOD WANTS YOU FREE FROM THE PULL OF THE DESIRES
  • 00:25:34.050 --> 00:25:37.040
  • OF AN OLD, UNRENEWED WAY OF THINKING
  • 00:25:37.070 --> 00:25:39.200
  • AND EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF LIVING OUT YOUR NEW IDENTITY
  • 00:25:39.230 --> 00:25:42.220
  • IN CHRIST IN BOLDNESS AND STRENGTH.
  • 00:25:42.250 --> 00:25:46.030
  • - TRY ME, DEVIL, TRY ME.
  • 00:25:46.060 --> 00:25:48.190
  • I'VE GONE THROUGH ENOUGH.
  • 00:25:48.220 --> 00:25:49.210
  • I'VE PRAYED ENOUGH.
  • 00:25:49.240 --> 00:25:51.000
  • I'VE BEEN IN THE SPIRIT, I'VE BEEN WORSHIPING.
  • 00:25:51.030 --> 00:25:53.060
  • TRY ME.
  • 00:25:53.090 --> 00:25:54.240
  • YOU DON'T HAVE PERMISSION TO COME IN MY HOUSE.
  • 00:25:54.270 --> 00:25:57.090
  • - [ANNOUNCER] TO HELP YOU STAND STRONG, TBN WANTS
  • 00:25:57.120 --> 00:25:59.180
  • TO SEND YOU YOUR OWN COPY OF JOHN GRAY'S NEW SERIES
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  • IN APPRECIATION OF YOUR GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN.
  • 00:26:02.290 --> 00:26:06.060
  • BECAUSE OF FRIENDS LIKE YOU, TBN IS SHARING
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  • THE HOPE AND GRACE OF JESUS ALL AROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:26:08.250 --> 00:26:12.030
  • SIMPLY CALL RIGHT NOW OR VISIT US SECURELY
  • 00:26:12.060 --> 00:26:14.210
  • AND CONVENIENTLY ONLINE TO SHARE A GIFT
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  • AND REQUEST YOUR COPY OF STAND STRONG.
  • 00:26:17.200 --> 00:26:20.210
  • NO MATTER WHAT YOU'RE FACING,
  • 00:26:20.240 --> 00:26:22.120
  • JESUS HAS FOUGHT AND WON THE BATTLE FOR YOU
  • 00:26:22.150 --> 00:26:25.130
  • THROUGH HIS SACRIFICE ON THE CROSS.
  • 00:26:25.160 --> 00:26:27.280
  • YOU CAN, IN HIM, OVERCOME ANY STRUGGLE.
  • 00:26:28.010 --> 00:26:31.170
  • STAND STRONG.
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  • CALL, CLICK, OR WRITE TO TBN RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:26:33.050 --> 00:26:38.210
  • - YOU KNOW, I'VE ALWAYS LIKED MESSAGES
  • 00:26:38.240 --> 00:26:40.260
  • LIKE THE ONE YOU JUST HEARD,
  • 00:26:40.290 --> 00:26:42.290
  • SEE, 'CAUSE WHEN WE'RE FACING OPPOSITION,
  • 00:26:43.020 --> 00:26:45.090
  • WE NEED TO BE REMINDED THAT GOD HAS SET US UP FOR VICTORY.
  • 00:26:45.120 --> 00:26:49.060
  • WE NEED TO BE REMINDED OF THAT EVEN MORE
  • 00:26:49.090 --> 00:26:52.060
  • WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE WE'RE LOSING.
  • 00:26:52.090 --> 00:26:54.080
  • REGARDLESS OF WHAT AREA YOU'RE DEALING WITH,
  • 00:26:54.110 --> 00:26:57.020
  • MAYBE IT'S OVERCOMING SOME SORT OF ADDICTION
  • 00:26:57.050 --> 00:27:00.030
  • OR GETTING YOUR FINANCES IN ORDER,
  • 00:27:00.060 --> 00:27:02.050
  • GOD HAS A WAY FOR YOU TO COME OUT ON TOP.
  • 00:27:02.080 --> 00:27:06.050
  • I PRAY IN THE DAYS AHEAD HE WILL OPEN YOUR EYES
  • 00:27:06.080 --> 00:27:09.080
  • TO SEE GLORIOUS THINGS IN HIS WORD,
  • 00:27:09.110 --> 00:27:11.230
  • AND THAT YOU WILL COME TO KNOW HIM
  • 00:27:11.260 --> 00:27:14.000
  • AS THE GOD OF BREAKTHROUGH IN THE AREA YOU NEED IT MOST.
  • 00:27:14.030 --> 00:27:17.280
  • PRAISE GOD.
  • 00:27:18.010 --> 00:27:19.200
  • I'LL SEE YOU RIGHT HERE ON THE NEXT JOHN GRAY'S WORLD.
  • 00:27:19.230 --> 00:27:23.200
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