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In This House Of Faith, We Put the Word First

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July 30, 2019
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Kenneth Copeland

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In This House Of Faith, We Put the Word First

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  • know my God has made the way for me.
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  • KENNETH: Hello everybody. I'm Kenneth
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  • Copeland and this is the believers voice of victory
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  • broadcast. Now, last week, my grandson Jeremy Pearsons and his
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  • lovely wife Sarah, ministered the Word of God to you on the
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  • broadcast. It was powerful teaching on living a legacy and
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  • staying connected to the family of faith. Now they're back on
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  • the broadcast for week two of their study. Now,
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  • many of you know Jeremy, you say,
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  • Hey Jeremy, man, he does all the closes and stuff,
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  • but let me tell you about this young man I have learned from
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  • him. He's been in the ministry all of his life, his Mother and
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  • Daddy, George and Terry Pearson's pastor EMIC for years
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  • and years, both he and Sarah are anointed ministers of the
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  • Gospel. It blesses me to hear them teach and preach the Word.
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  • JEREMY: Hey, welcome to the believers voice of victory
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  • broadcast, we're Jeremy and Sarah Pearsons and we're so glad
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  • to have you with us today. We're going to spend some time
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  • together today in the word of God. We started on yesterday's
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  • broadcast talking about what it means to be and to live in the
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  • house of faith. We're going to get right back into that today.
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  • And if you've missed anything leading up to this,
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  • then go back to kcm.org get caught up on those broadcasts.
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  • You can download them, watch them for free,
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  • and while you're there, look for the notes. All the notes that go
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  • along with these teaching. It's at kcm.org/notes and you can use
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  • those to study along with us. You can use those to do your own
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  • Bible study, preach them in church. Whatever you want to do
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  • with them. They are yours and they are free. So today we're
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  • going to get right back into the word. Let's pray together and,
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  • and follow as the Lord leads us in the scriptures. Lord,
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  • we love you. We worship you and praise you today. Thank you so
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  • much for the opportunity to minister your word to your
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  • people all over the world. Lord, I am grateful for the outreach
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  • of Kenneth Copeland ministries. Thank you for allowing us to be
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  • a part of the good things, the great things,
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  • and the greater things that you are doing in and through this
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  • ministry all over the world. We declare your blessing today over
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  • Mimi and . Kenneth and Gloria Copeland would call them
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  • blessed increase, multiplied in the name of the Lord Jesus. We
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  • thank you for the good work you've begun in them and we call
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  • you faithful. To finish it. Open up our eyes today to see good
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  • things from your word. Open up our ears to hear the voice of
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  • our good shepherd. Open up our hearts to gain understanding
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  • about who we are in Jesus and who he is in us. We thank you
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  • for all of these things. In Jesus name,
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  • Amen. Amen. Yesterday on the broadcast,
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  • we began looking in the book of Galatians Chapter Six so if
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  • you've got your Bible, I want you to go there with us again.
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  • Galatians chapter six verse 10 once again,
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  • it says, therefore as we have opportunity,
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  • let us do good to all, especially to those who are of
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  • the household of faith. That's who we are. That's the house
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  • that I grew up in. That's the house you grew up in. And we've
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  • been talking all last week's broadcast and then again
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  • yesterday about what it is to be the household of faith and to in
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  • turn raise a family in the household of faith. And this is
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  • such a big deal to Sarah and to me right now,
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  • we've got Justice and Jessie, our little ones,
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  • Justice, he's nine years old, if you can believe it. Jessie Gray,
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  • she's six years old. And we are very mindful of raising these
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  • kids in the same kind of environment that Sarah and I
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  • were raised in. And that's an environment of faith. That's an
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  • environment that doesn't just believe there is a god,
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  • but believe, believes that he's good,
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  • believes that he's right, that his word is true and alive,
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  • that you can build your life on it. And that's probably the best
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  • way to say it, to be in the household of faith is to be a
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  • family that builds your life around the word of God. And
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  • that's what I want us to talk more about today. Um,
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  • you jump in here in a second, but I want to read this to you
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  • as well. From the book of Second Corinthians chapter four and I
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  • want to read several verses here and we'll bounce around a little
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  • bit, but I want you to look for a particular word that shows up
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  • in each of these verses over and over and over,
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  • and then we'll talk about it. See if you can pick up on it.
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  • Just start here in Second Corinthians chapter four verse
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  • one. It says, "Therefore, since we have this ministry,
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  • as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart." We talked about
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  • that yesterday, right? Not Losing Heart,
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  • not giving up, not quitting. We don't lose heart. Who is we?
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  • House of faith, verse two, "but we have renounced the hidden
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  • things of shame." Skip ahead to verse five,
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  • "for we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus,
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  • the Lord and ourselves, your bond servants for Jesus' sake."
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  • Verse seven, "we have this treasure in earthen vessels that
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  • the excellence of the power may be of God,
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  • not of us." Verse eight, "we are hard pressed on every side yet
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  • not crushed. We are perplexed but not in despair. We are
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  • persecuted, not forsaken, struck down,
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  • not destroyed." Look at verse 11,
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  • "we who live are always delivered a death for Jesus'
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  • sake, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our
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  • mortal flesh." Verse 13, "and since we,
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  • are you starting to pick up on this over and over? "Have this
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  • same spirit of faith according to what is written,
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  • I believe therefore I spoke," Sarah it with me. TOGETHER: "We
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  • also believe and therefore speak." JEREMY: Look at verse 16
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  • , "therefore we do not lose heart." That just keeps coming
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  • up over and over and over again because that's supposed to be
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  • one of our defining characteristics as believers and
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  • as members of the house of faith,
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  • we don't lose heart, we don't give up. "We do not lose heart
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  • even though our outward man is perishing. Yet the inward man is
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  • being renewed day by day for our light affliction,
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  • which is but for a moment is working for us a far more
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  • exceeding and eternal weight of glory. While we do not look at
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  • the things which are seen but at the things which are not seen
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  • for the things which are seen are temporary. The things which
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  • are not seen are eternal." Chapter five verse seven,
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  • read this one out loud with me. TOGETHER: "For we walk by faith
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  • and not by sight." JEREMY: You hear this little word that comes
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  • up over and over and over again, we. This is the word we.
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  • Together. I mean I'm so grateful that the apostle Paul didn't
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  • write and say, I walked by faith and not by sight. I guarantee
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  • you if he had said I walked by faith and not by sight,
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  • every one of us would have been like,
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  • well that was you Paul. You know you can do that. That's not what
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  • he said. He said, we, we walk by faith. The reason I bring this
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  • up is because every child growing up in any house,
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  • I dare say has had that experience where you find out
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  • who you are and who the family is that you're a part of. And a
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  • lot of times it's built around this word we,
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  • especially when a child comes home to mom and dad and says,
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  • Hey, can I go here? Can I do this? Can I go be a part of this
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  • thing? And Mom or dad looks back and says,
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  • no, no. And then the kid, every kid's had this experience. They
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  • look back and go, well, that's not fair. The everybody else
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  • gets to everybody else's going, everybody else's doing. And,
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  • and I, I know I had this experience. I'm pretty sure you
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  • did that mom or dad turns around and says,
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  • I don't care if everybody else is going,
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  • we don't do that. We don't go there. I don't care if everybody
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  • else says that. We don't say that. And you find out as a kid
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  • who you are and who the family is that you're a part of. In
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  • those moments, you find out what makes you different from every
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  • other house. Did you have any of these moments growing up? SARAH:
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  • Yeah, but I'm thinking about even moments in our own house
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  • recently with the kids in school. They come home from
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  • school and they want to pray over something or we're praying
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  • over dinner or we're praying at bedtime and they begin to pray.
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  • And at the end of prayer, pretty much we didn't,
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  • there's no faith released. There was no scripture spoken. It was
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  • pretty dry. And Jeremy and I will both tell them we've taught
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  • them and trained them with this for a while that we,
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  • in this house, we pray the prayer of faith and we pray
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  • according to the word of God. So we begin to teach them how we
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  • pray in our house. And you know, then of course you'd think,
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  • well, they go to a Christian school,
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  • they, you know, they should be, um,
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  • praying just like any other child praying according to the
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  • word. But really it's amazing if you really listen,
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  • um, how often times there's no faith in a lot of prayers. There
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  • is no word in a lot of prayers, but we,
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  • we've taught them, we pray the scripture,
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  • find out what your scripture is that you're believing in,
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  • standing on and, and speak that scripture in your prayer. Find
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  • out what the Lord, listen to the Holy Spirit as you're praying.
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  • Pray out what he's showing you. And so in our house we pray like
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  • this. JEREMY: Well, and you can tell,
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  • you know, when the kids had been around other kids and,
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  • and like you said, you know, they're in a Christian school,
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  • a great Christian school. Um, but we start to,
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  • they're experiencing the same thing I did growing up. I was
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  • around Christian kids. I went to the same Christian school,
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  • kindergarten through graduation and I was around some of the
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  • same kids for all those years, good families,
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  • Christian families. But somewhere around junior high I
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  • started figuring out, okay, we're a little different than
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  • the rest of this group. Like we talk a little different. We,
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  • we definitely prayed different. Um,
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  • and I, I won't go through all the stories about how I figured
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  • it out, but I came to see there's a difference and
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  • somebody growing up in a house that lives and
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  • walks by faith and somebody who's not. And so we experienced
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  • some of the same things with our kids. Remember when Justice was
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  • in the car that day and we said, okay buddy,
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  • pray we're on our way to school prayer. Let's pray over the day.
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  • Let's pray over your day at school. And I think he said
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  • something like, "Father, you are in heaven. You have made man and
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  • woman." And I just put a stop to it right there. I can tell... I
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  • said, "Buddy. have you ever heard daddy..?" And it's not
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  • like something was wrong with what he was saying. I said,
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  • "Listen, I'm gonna pray over this day and I want you to
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  • listen to it." And I began to declare the word of the Lord
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  • over that day with authority. This is the day the Lord has
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  • made, will rejoice and be glad in it. Father,
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  • we thank you for your gracious gift of protection today. You
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  • Watch over Justice and J essie all day at school,
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  • I plead the blood of Jesus over them. No evil or calamity will
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  • come near them. Well, I guarantee you this is not the
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  • way they're praying in class or other kids are praying. But Hey,
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  • I don't care if everybody else prays this way or talks this way
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  • or lives this way or doesn't pray at all in this house. This
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  • is how do it. SARAH: I remember that specific time I told him
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  • too. I said, buddy, we talked to God like he's real. Like he is a
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  • real friend. Talk to him like he is sitting here with you. Talk
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  • to him from your heart. Say, Father,
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  • I love you today. I ask you to help me. I believe I believe
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  • your angels. You send them charge over me. Take care of me
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  • today. I receive your perfect protection. Don't talk to him
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  • like he's some foreign weird guy up. You know he's not. He's
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  • real. God is real to us. Talk to him like he's real. You know?
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  • JEREMY: And this is one of those things and this is what we're
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  • going to deal with today. And the rest of this week,
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  • those things that define us, that distinguished this house
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  • from every other house. I know, I remember one time,
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  • I want to say it was around junior high. I found out a lot
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  • about who we were. Uh, and who we weren't. Early one morning we
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  • were sitting on the couch for family devotions. I think we had
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  • just watched the Believers Voice of Victory Broadcast and we did
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  • that every morning, early in the morning. And then we would read
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  • the scripture and pray over the day. And I remember I had a
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  • really close friend in school whose mom had been diagnosed
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  • with a pretty serious sickness. And um,
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  • some of the guys at school were talking about it and I guess
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  • maybe even some of the teachers and again it's in a Christian
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  • school, which is in, in so many ways a wonderful thing. But it's
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  • also something to watch out over because you've got a lot of
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  • different doctrines and beliefs coming at your kids. And that's
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  • what I was experiencing. And I think maybe some people at
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  • school had been talking about her,
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  • um, my friend's mom and this sickness. And where it came from
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  • and why she had it. And I must've said something sitting
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  • on the couch that morning when I asked mom and dad,
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  • just a simple question, something like,
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  • Well, "Why did God do this? Or why did God allow this?"
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  • Something... I you could tell I was confused because this was
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  • what I was hearing at home and what I was hearing at school
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  • were not matching up and baby, I found out that day who we are
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  • and what we believe and I don't care if every other person at
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  • that school said God did it He didn't do it. And I'm telling
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  • you that morning, I may have been late for school that day,
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  • cause I got preached to by Mama pastor Terry's on the couch and
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  • I'm telling you, I'm so thankful I did because I found out what
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  • it meant that day to be in the house of faith. Now,
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  • whether I put those terms around it,
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  • sitting there as a sixth grader, seventh grade or not,
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  • probably not. But looking back on it now,
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  • I realized that was a defining moment for me and what it means
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  • to grow up, house of faith and now we're watching the same
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  • thing happen with our kids and, and you've heard me say it
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  • before, but I wouldn't trade that for anything. There are
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  • things that make this house different than every other
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  • house. Some of the things we're talking about right now in every
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  • other house you there, there may be a way of speaking. People may
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  • talk a certain way about things, but in the house of faith we
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  • watch our words, we watch our mouths. How many parents have
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  • ever said that to their kids? You Watch your mouth, Mister.
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  • Well, we have a father and in this house when doubt and
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  • unbelief and complaining and grumbling and whining starts
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  • coming out, we have a father who will say to his children,
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  • you watch your mouth, you watch your mouth. What's supposed to
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  • be coming out of our mouth? Words of faith. We just read it
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  • here in Second Corinthians chapter four verse 13 "Since we
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  • have the same spirit of faith according to what is written,
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  • I believe therefore I spoke." We also believe,
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  • therefore speak. In other words, what's coming out of our mouths
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  • is supposed to be what's already in our hearts,
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  • and that's true in every house, but what what makes us different
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  • is we're supposed to be putting this word in our heart so that
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  • it's this word coming out of our mouth. Amen. Amen. Now,
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  • I would say if there's, if there's any number one thing
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  • that I think makes this house different than any other house
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  • and it should distinguish your house as a house of faith
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  • compared to any other house, any other house on the block,
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  • any other house in the world, and that is this. We put the
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  • word first. The word of God comes first. I want to show you
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  • what Jesus said about it in the book of Luke Chapter Four when
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  • Jesus was in the Wilderness and being tempted by Satan,
  • 00:16:06.100 --> 00:16:13.060
  • the devil said to him in verse three,
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  • "If you are the son of God, command this stone to become
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  • bread." If you're really of the House that you say you are of,
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  • he said if you're the son, if this is really the family,
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  • you're a part of. What Satan was trying to get Jesus to do was
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  • question the identity. Call that identity into question. And he
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  • said, if you're really the son of God,
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  • command this stone to to become bread. But Jesus said to him in
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  • verse four answered him saying, "It is written,
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  • man shall not live by bread alone,
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  • but by every word of God." And I think, Sarah,
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  • that that's what makes the house I grew up in different,
  • 00:16:58.010 --> 00:17:01.060
  • the house you grew up in different and the house we're
  • 00:17:01.070 --> 00:17:03.190
  • raising our kids in different is that we treat the word of God
  • 00:17:03.200 --> 00:17:07.010
  • with the same importance as we would treat a meal and people
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  • would be quick to agree and say, you know,
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  • you can't live without having a steady diet of food. Well,
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  • we would say you cannot live without a steady diet of the
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  • word of God. What are some of the ways that that you as a mom
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  • practice this with our kids? We'll start with your own life.
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  • I mean, how do you, how do you make sure that you're getting
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  • what you need from the word, and this isn't just talk for us,
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  • but this is actually something we live by and then how,
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  • how do we make sure that we're demonstrating that for our kids?
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  • SARAH: I think that one of the main things that I've learned
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  • over the years is how important it is what you put your eyes on
  • 00:17:47.200 --> 00:17:51.000
  • first thing in the morning and then what you look at
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  • right before you go to bed. So how important are the mornings
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  • with God and in his word and how important are the evenings right
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  • before you go to sleep? I was remembering,
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  • I, I think it was brother Hagan over someone that said that
  • 00:18:04.280 --> 00:18:07.120
  • somebody asked him what he attributed his healing to,
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  • uh, being healthy and strong. And he said something about I'm
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  • meditating on healing scriptures or reading about healing,
  • 00:18:14.170 --> 00:18:19.060
  • healing books right before bed. And I probably don't have that
  • 00:18:19.070 --> 00:18:22.090
  • exactly right, but something to that effect. That's what got in
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  • my heart. So with my kids right before bed,
  • 00:18:25.110 --> 00:18:28.230
  • they are listening to worship music or Justice every night
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  • listens to, he has listened through the whole ministers
  • 00:18:31.100 --> 00:18:34.010
  • conference, DVD set over and over and over. Actually today he
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  • was quoting it to me. He was quoting Rick Renner,
  • 00:18:37.240 --> 00:18:40.180
  • Papa Copeland, um... Jeremy. He was doing Papa's his whole
  • 00:18:40.190 --> 00:18:46.060
  • routine. When he calls you up on stage,
  • 00:18:46.070 --> 00:18:48.140
  • hey son, get on up here. JEREMY: He's got it all Memorized.
  • 00:18:48.150 --> 00:18:51.140
  • SARAH: He's got it all memorized. JEREMY: It's pretty
  • 00:18:51.150 --> 00:18:53.080
  • powerful. SARAH: But he, last night he came down the stairs
  • 00:18:53.090 --> 00:18:55.100
  • and he said, "Mommy, I want my Bible. It was after he should
  • 00:18:55.110 --> 00:18:57.270
  • have already been in bed asleep. "But I want
  • 00:18:57.280 --> 00:19:00.020
  • my Bible." And he got back in bed and he said,
  • 00:19:00.030 --> 00:19:02.160
  • I want, I said, well what are you doing? It's really past
  • 00:19:02.170 --> 00:19:04.240
  • bedtime. And he said, "Well, I want to listen to Rick Renner
  • 00:19:04.250 --> 00:19:06.240
  • and follow along in my Bible to his teaching." And I thought,
  • 00:19:06.250 --> 00:19:09.230
  • okay, here's your Bible. What are you going to say,
  • 00:19:09.240 --> 00:19:12.050
  • no? And so, um, you know, we're just endeavoring to talk about
  • 00:19:12.060 --> 00:19:16.230
  • the word in the morning before we,
  • 00:19:16.240 --> 00:19:19.270
  • on our way to school, we read Psalm 91 together in the car
  • 00:19:19.280 --> 00:19:22.190
  • almost every day when, when I'm not driving,
  • 00:19:22.200 --> 00:19:25.270
  • when Jeremy's driving, we read it every day and we pray and we
  • 00:19:25.280 --> 00:19:28.140
  • release faith over their protection on the way to school.
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  • JEREMY: Tell him that story about what he said to the music
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  • teacher. SARAH: Oh yeah. JEREMY: Cause they were talking about
  • 00:19:34.250 --> 00:19:38.070
  • how everybody had gotten sick. SARAH: Well,
  • 00:19:38.080 --> 00:19:39.290
  • every morning when we're going over Psalm 91,
  • 00:19:40.000 --> 00:19:41.130
  • we say "A thousand will fall at our side. 10.000
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  • on a right hand, it will not come near us." We'll say,
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  • "Our angels, father, you give them charge over us to keep us
  • 00:19:47.120 --> 00:19:50.130
  • safe from all harm." And so justice was in choir practice
  • 00:19:50.140 --> 00:19:53.290
  • one day at school and um, and they were talking about how
  • 00:19:54.000 --> 00:19:57.060
  • everybody was getting the flu. I think it was the flu,
  • 00:19:57.070 --> 00:19:59.100
  • right? JEREMY: Yeah. They were dropping like flies. I think
  • 00:19:59.110 --> 00:20:02.260
  • there was six kids left in the class or something. They were
  • 00:20:02.270 --> 00:20:06.100
  • out sick. SARAH: So everybody's talking it up and talking it up.
  • 00:20:06.110 --> 00:20:09.060
  • And so after class and justice to stays quiet during class,
  • 00:20:09.070 --> 00:20:11.080
  • but he walked up to his teacher after class and he said,
  • 00:20:11.090 --> 00:20:13.260
  • "um, um, ms so and so, I'm not gonna have the flu this year.
  • 00:20:13.270 --> 00:20:18.160
  • "And she said, "Oh, really? Why is that?" And he said,
  • 00:20:18.170 --> 00:20:21.060
  • "Well, because every morning on the way to school,
  • 00:20:21.070 --> 00:20:23.100
  • we confess and we say a thousand will fall,
  • 00:20:23.110 --> 00:20:25.070
  • may fall beside us, 10.000 at the other side,
  • 00:20:25.080 --> 00:20:28.230
  • but it won't come near me. That flu will not come near me." And
  • 00:20:28.240 --> 00:20:32.060
  • she wrote me an email and she said,
  • 00:20:32.070 --> 00:20:34.190
  • it's so ministered to her. That she took that scripture. Psalm
  • 00:20:34.200 --> 00:20:40.040
  • 91 went and looked it up, printed it off,
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  • and hung it up on her bulletin board in her classroom. JEREMY:
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  • I thought she said she put on her mirror or something. So she
  • 00:20:44.250 --> 00:20:47.160
  • could see it every day. SARAH: Yeah. She began looking at it
  • 00:20:47.170 --> 00:20:49.100
  • every day and ministering to it. How awesome is that it's just,
  • 00:20:49.110 --> 00:20:53.190
  • it's that constant repetition of doing something day after day,
  • 00:20:53.200 --> 00:20:57.090
  • putting the word in their hearts,
  • 00:20:57.100 --> 00:20:59.120
  • um, regarding a certain thing that they're dealing with or a
  • 00:20:59.130 --> 00:21:02.020
  • subject. And pretty soon they're the little lights shining and
  • 00:21:02.030 --> 00:21:04.180
  • ministering to other people. JEREMY: I just think about how
  • 00:21:04.190 --> 00:21:07.270
  • much that stood out that day. That's what we're talking about,
  • 00:21:07.280 --> 00:21:10.210
  • right? The distinguishing differences between the house of
  • 00:21:10.220 --> 00:21:13.130
  • faith and every other house. Well,
  • 00:21:13.140 --> 00:21:15.140
  • how much did that stand out in a classroom full of teachers and
  • 00:21:15.150 --> 00:21:17.100
  • kids that are just talking sickness,
  • 00:21:17.110 --> 00:21:19.090
  • sickness, sickness, sickness, sickness,
  • 00:21:19.100 --> 00:21:21.000
  • and how everybody's sick. And if you're not sick yet,
  • 00:21:21.010 --> 00:21:22.200
  • you're going to get sick. And then all of a sudden this nine
  • 00:21:22.210 --> 00:21:25.010
  • year old who, eight years old at the time,
  • 00:21:25.020 --> 00:21:27.120
  • pops up and says, "I'm not getting it." Wait a second. That
  • 00:21:27.130 --> 00:21:29.220
  • stands out. Why? Why? Why would that stand out? What's a night
  • 00:21:29.230 --> 00:21:33.270
  • and day kind of difference? Well,
  • 00:21:33.280 --> 00:21:35.280
  • in the house of faith, we just talked different. We,
  • 00:21:35.290 --> 00:21:40.100
  • we believe therefore we speak and there are a lot of people
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  • that that would fault to us for this and that would,
  • 00:21:44.030 --> 00:21:48.010
  • that would attack this message and say,
  • 00:21:48.020 --> 00:21:51.000
  • that's crazy to think that you know,
  • 00:21:51.010 --> 00:21:53.040
  • your words are powerful. That's craziness. And the,
  • 00:21:53.050 --> 00:21:56.220
  • my response to that is if your words have no power in them,
  • 00:21:56.230 --> 00:21:59.030
  • then you're not born again because that's how you are born
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  • again, by believing in your heart and confessing with your
  • 00:22:03.180 --> 00:22:07.180
  • mouth that Jesus is Lord and there's enough power in your
  • 00:22:07.190 --> 00:22:10.190
  • heart and your mouth being in the same place and believing it,
  • 00:22:10.200 --> 00:22:14.150
  • speaking it, saying it, there's enough power in that to save you
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  • for eternity. You better believe there's enough power in it to
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  • heal your body, to provide for your family,
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  • SARAH: To keep you healthy. JEREMY: We're different in this
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  • house and I would say rule number one,
  • 00:22:26.130 --> 00:22:28.060
  • Rule is not a good word, but in the house of faith. We put the
  • 00:22:28.070 --> 00:22:31.050
  • word first that's who we are. That's what we do. We're out of
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  • time, but Sarah and I will be back in just a moment.
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  • to the next, to the next, to the next. And when you live like
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  • one's online. But there are in this magazine,
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  • glory stories that are gonna encourage you,
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  • help you grow in every area of your life. So if you're not yet
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  • find out what the Lord saying to them and and and make sure you
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  • get things like this in your life is going to be an
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  • encouragement and a strength to you. Thank you so much for
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  • watching today, Sarah, you having a good time? SARAH: Oh,
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  • I'm having fun. JEREMY: We're going to continue our study
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  • tomorrow. We look into further what it means to raise a
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  • family in the house of fame. Thanks for watching
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  • today. We'll see you again tomorrow. Until then,
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  • remember this, that... TOGETHER: Jesus is Lord.
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  • with the word of God and step into a year of abundant harvest.
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  • nation's Capitol for the Washington DC victory campaign
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