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March 22, 2016
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Kerry Shook Ministries with Kerry Shook, "Jesus Is Risen"

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  • Kerry: Recently Chris and I went to the oldest movie
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  • theater in the south -- the Palace Theater in Gallatin,
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  • Tennessee and we wanted to use it to help us set up how the
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  • real story of Easter changed the whole script of human history
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  • and can change the ending to your story. Now, the Palace
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  • Theater is so old it was first built to show silent films.
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  • The first movies shown in there were the very
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  • first movies created.
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  • The silent films with the pianist down front playing the
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  • piano and looking at the film to see what was happening next to
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  • add a little bit of excitement, but I find it so ironic in our
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  • age of sense around sound and high definition and all of the
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  • 3D movies that most of us are still living what I call silent
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  • movie lives. That is most people today keep silent about their
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  • real struggles, their pain and their brokenness and they sort
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  • of put out a news reel façade as if everything in their life is
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  • perfect, as if they've got it all together and everything is
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  • okay, but on the inside their heart is breaking, filled with
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  • anxiety, struggling. Behind the walls of nice houses, families
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  • are fragmenting and marriages are in trouble and people are
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  • hurting desperately, but because of Easter you don't have to
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  • struggle in silence. You can be honest about it and bring your
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  • struggles to the hero of Easter and experience hope and healing.
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  • You don't have to go through life numb, just going through
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  • the motions, just trying to exist. You can come alive and
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  • experience real life. That's the whole reason Jesus came.
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  • He said this in John 10:10 "I have come that they may
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  • have life and have it to the full. Jesus died
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  • and rose again so that we can have life to the full.
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  • He wants you to live a full life, but there's a
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  • big difference between a full schedule and full life. We get
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  • the two confused. I mean you can have a full schedule of
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  • appointments with very important and influential people, but your
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  • life still be empty on the inside. You can live a life full
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  • of nice material things that keep you busy and distracted,
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  • but you still feel completely empty on the inside. You can
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  • live a life full of success, full of pleasure, full of
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  • accolades, full of accomplishments, but when you
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  • lay your head on the pillow at night the emptiness still sweeps
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  • in like a flood and it leaves with an aching soul,
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  • un-fulfillment in your heart. I want us to go right now to the
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  • real Palace Theater and go inside the Palace Theater to
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  • discover the real story, the real inside scoop to what's
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  • going on in our hearts.
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  • Kerry: Welcome to the story of Stolen.
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  • Hey you're about to go on a journey that's going to be one
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  • of the most important adventures of your life. Entering into this
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  • story, you're going to recognize some very familiar elements and
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  • like ay story there's a hero with a goal ad there's a villain
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  • that stands in the heroes way and the stakes are high and the
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  • tension is real and it's a true story.
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  • Chris: Well not really. It's based on a true story.
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  • Kerry: Yeah. It's based on a true story because this
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  • is our story. It's the story of everyone. It's your story.
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  • It's our story. This is the story of how the villain seeks
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  • to take away what God has set aside for you.
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  • Chris: Your inheritance as God's unique image bearers, the
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  • strength we have in Christ, our prewired dreams, impenetrable
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  • joy, a peace that surpasses all understanding and the passion
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  • that propels and sustains us. It does not matter if you're young
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  • or old, married or single, our stories are all the same.
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  • We can all relate to feelings of violation, loss and betrayal
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  • that we experience when something valuable is
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  • taken from us.
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  • Kerry: As we enter into the story of Stolen, remember that
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  • this villain is real and part of your story. He lurks and he
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  • waits and he watches.
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  • Chris: He's casing us for our weaknesses and waiting for
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  • the opportune moment to steal what's most sacred to us.
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  • Kerry: Well are you ready to take our seats?
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  • Chris: Let's go.
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  • Chris: The hero the Easter story came to give us fulfillment,
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  • but if we're honest with ourselves, most of us feel
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  • achingly empty on the inside. Why is that? Why do we always
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  • feel empty when all this fullness is available to us?
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  • Well, the answer is found in the first half of John 10:10. Jesus
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  • said "The thief comes to steal and to kill and destroy, I have
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  • come that they may have life and have it to the full." You see,
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  • there's a real enemy whose whole purpose is to mess up your
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  • divine story and mine. He wants to steal your purpose, kill your
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  • hopes and dreams and destroy your relationships.
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  • It's really valuable in war, in any kind of battle to know
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  • the tactics of your enemy, the goal of your enemy and the goal
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  • of our enemy is to steal, kill and destroy. Well, have you ever
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  • watched one of those old black and white detective movies?
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  • Well, we want you to go to the movies with us for a few minutes
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  • because we have a little detective movie of our own to
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  • illustrate exactly what we're talking about. Just watch.
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  • Narrator: It doesn't start with the paperwork,
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  • ...but most of the time it ends here.
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  • I fill in the blanks...
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  • []
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  • ...reduce some poor soul's story to a few lines on a report.
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  • This is how the truth gets lost or blurry to be sure.
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  • In my line of work, you look for answers, but they've
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  • got to fit on the lines.
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  • Long before you're a veteran, you start thinking you got it
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  • all figured out. You say to yourself, there are only three
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  • types of people in this world,
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  • the sheep, the wolves and the guard dogs,
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  • but something about this case left me wondering
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  • if there might be more to the story.
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  • [birds singigng]
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  • [little girl humming a melody]
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  • It was late afternoon, an autumn nip in the air and the smell of
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  • wood smoke from a dozen chimneys along the block.
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  • [little girl humming a melody]
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  • [little girl humming a melody]
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  • [Piano and violin playing]
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  • Narrator: They were the picture of the American dream.
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  • [ Music continues]
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  • An inherited home in a nice neighborhood, enough money
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  • to pay the bills and occasionally something special.
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  • Maybe they should have seen the thief coming, but then again
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  • why go borrowing trouble?
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  • [Deep sound of bells ringing, dog barking and birds singing]
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  • [ intimidating melody playing]
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  • [ intimidating melody playing]
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  • Mother: Ellen, come on in honey.
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  • Ellen, come on in. I have a surprise for you.
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  • Ellen: Okay.
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  • Ellen: I love my swing. Mother: You do.
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  • Ellen: Mommy, I saw a man. Mother: Did you?
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  • Ellen: Yeah, I did over there, a funny man.
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  • Mother: Funny? Huh. Ellen: Yes, funny.
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  • Mother: Okay are you ready for your surprise? Okay turn around.
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  • Ellen: Daddy.
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  • Father: Surprise.
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  • Narrator: It catches you by surprise, that first rush of
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  • fear when you discover the threat,
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  • ...the flushing of your face,
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  • ...a pounding in your chest
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  • ...and you do what you can
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  • to react, to secure, to protect what you do not want to lose.
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  • Chris: When I see something like that, I feel an uneasiness and
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  • an urgency. I just want to scream out wake up. There's
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  • somebody staking out your house. Be careful. Look out. You see,
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  • we all work hard to protect our stuff. We spend a lot of time
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  • locking our houses and locking our cars. We teach our kids to
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  • lock up their bikes and we use passwords to protect our cyber
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  • information. We're trying to secure all of our stuff and we
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  • spend a lot of time and effort doing it, but in the meantime,
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  • the real enemy is stealing right out from under our noses the
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  • very things that are the most valuable in our lives, the
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  • things that money can't buy, like innocence and peace of
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  • mind, our joy, our relationships. Those are all
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  • things that you can't use a lock and key to secure and
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  • they're the most important.
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  • Kerry: I'm so glad though the story doesn't end there.
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  • Your story doesn't have to be the story of Stolen.
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  • Because of Easter, your story can be the story of
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  • reclaiming that which was once stolen. In fact, the hero
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  • of Easter came to reclaim that which had been
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  • stolen. The prophet Isaiah foretold of Good Friday and of
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  • how Christ through the cross would reclaim all that had been
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  • stolen. In Isaiah 53:5 "He was crushed for our iniquities. The
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  • punishment that brought us peace was on him and by his wounds we
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  • are healed. We all like sheep have gone astray, each of us is
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  • turned to our own way and the Lord has laid on him the
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  • iniquity of us all." It says we've all turned away from God
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  • and done our own thing and thought that we know better than
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  • God on how to run our lives and the Bible calls this sin. Sin is
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  • an old archery term. Whenever the archer would shoot the arrow
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  • and miss the target, the judge would raise a flag and say sin
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  • and it's a perfect picture of our human condition that we've
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  • all shot the arrow of life and missed the target, which is
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  • God's perfection and maybe you're thinking Kerry, I'm not
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  • perfect. Nobody is perfect, but I'm not bad. I'm a good person.
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  • I've never killed anyone, never done anything really bad and I
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  • do a lot of great things. I'm beer than most people I know.
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  • So, I feel like if my good outweighs my bad, God's going to
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  • let me into heaven. Well let me illustrate it this way. Let's go
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  • into the theater and you're sitting on the front row getting
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  • ready for the feature film and it's not a silent film. It's
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  • full color, sense around sound, it's even 3D and so you put the
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  • 3D glasses on. Then, you look behind you to see if anyone else
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  • is in the theater and you notice it's not hundreds or thousands
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  • or millions, it's billions of people, everyone who has ever
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  • lived is in the theater and you have the seat right up front and
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  • then the movie comes on the screen and your name is written
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  • across the screen because this is a film of your whole life,
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  • everything you've ever said, everything you've ever done.
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  • Now at first you might think hey this is great. Finally, people
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  • are going to see the good things I've done. I've done a lot of
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  • kind things. I'm a good person and you're excited about that.
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  • Then, you remember it's a movie about everything you've ever
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  • done in your life, the good, bad and the ugly, all of your sins,
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  • every act of selfishness, every secret sin that no one else
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  • knows about, every thought in fact comes on the screen, every
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  • motive of your life is laid bare. I don't know about you,
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  • but my hands are sweating just thinking about that. If it was a
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  • movie of everything I've ever done, said, thought and all my
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  • motives, it would be a horror film for me. [Laughter]
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  • Everyone of us have sinned and what I just described for you
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  • is the picture of the judgment.
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  • The Bible says it is appointed to man once to die and
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  • then the judgment and so everyone who says you know what
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  • I don't need Jesus, I'll do it on my own. I'm a pretty good
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  • person. I can handle it. I don't really need Jesus to get me to
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  • heaven one day. I don't need God's sacrifice of His Son. I'm
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  • good. Well everyone who says that will be at that judgment
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  • and there the movie of their life will be shown for all to
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  • see and at the end of the movie when the credits roll there'll
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  • be nothing left to say because no one will be able to say you
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  • know what I'm a really good person because we've all sinned
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  • and God's the only perfect one, holy, just innocent, but the
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  • great news is He sent the innocent one to take our place,
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  • to be the one that would substitute for us so now the
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  • Bible says there's no condemnation for those in
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  • Christ. So, if you say Jesus I need You and what You've done on
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  • the cross. I can't do it on my own, I need you then the great
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  • news is you get to skip the judgment because He was judged
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  • in our place, to take care of the sin problem. Some of you are
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  • going whew, thank you, so if I'm a Christ follower, there's not
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  • going to be a big movie about my life, that's great. I love it.
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  • Chris: In Isaiah 1:18, it says "No matter how deep the stain of
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  • your sins, I can take it out and make you clean as freshly fallen
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  • snow." I love that verse and I love how God paints pictures so
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  • clearly in his word so that we can understand what He's talking
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  • about. See when I read this verse, I think of when I grew up
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  • in Chicago. My growing up days when it would about half the
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  • time, about half the year it was snowing, it was freezing cold
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  • and what I think of on those snowy times is mostly gray slush
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  • because if you've every really lived in slow in a city, you
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  • know that very quickly everything just turns gray.
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  • The roads just pile up on the sides with gray and black and
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  • brown slush.
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  • I would walk to school and back every day on side walks
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  • with my feet, my tennis shoes getting frozen, literally frozen
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  • cold and these just piles of dirty water and slush all
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  • around. It was uphill both ways. It was really hard [Laughter]
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  • and all, I just think of just kind of a mess of a gray mushy,
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  • sludgy mess. The clouds would be...hung low and gray,
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  • just kind of a gray season for about half the year
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  • it felt like, but that's not the picture that God
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  • paints right here. He says "you'll be as clean as freshly
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  • fallen snow" and I remember that sometimes I would go
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  • to sleep at night and wake up in the morning
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  • and look out my window and it would have snowed during the
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  • night and be a clear sunny day, not one cloud anywhere that you
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  • could see and it would be absolutely dazzlingly brilliant
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  • because as far as you could see in any direction, everything was
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  • covered with white, the yards, the roads, the rooftops, the
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  • trees, the bushes, everything was white and every snow crystal
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  • was reflecting the full light of the sun. It was just
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  • breathtaking. That's the picture that God paints of what He does
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  • for us, what He did for us on the cross. Don't let anybody
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  • ever tell you that your story is already written because God is
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  • still holding the pen of the story of your life and he is
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  • still writing. It doesn't matter what has happened up to this
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  • point because of what Christ did on the cross, God can turn the
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  • page and there's a whole fresh page ready for Him to write on
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  • that's as clean and fresh as new fallen snow. That's what he
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  • wants to do for you. That's what Christ's perfect, blameless,
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  • innocent blood does for us. It cleanses us, it washes away our
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  • guilt and our sin and we get the opportunity to reclaim our
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  • stolen innocence.
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  • Kerry: He's reclaimed all that on the cross, but he
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  • doesn't force that on you. You have to present a claim check to
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  • him. It's sort of like when you check your coat at a restaurant
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  • and then after the evening is over you come back to reclaim
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  • what's rightfully yours -- your coat -- and you give them your
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  • claim check with your number on it and they give you what is
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  • rightfully yours and you put it on and that's the way it is with
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  • what Christ has done for us. He's reclaimed all these things
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  • for you and it's just hanging up right there with your name on it
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  • and the only claim check that works is the claim check of
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  • humility where you come to him and say Jesus Christ I need your
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  • innocence because I'm guilty. I sinned. Jesus Christ I need your
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  • peace of mind and heart because I'm just filled with anxiety.
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  • Jesus Christ I need You to make be whole again because I'm
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  • broken like everyone else. Jesus Christ, I need You and it's a
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  • claim check of humility and when you do that, then you claim
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  • those things and He puts His coat of righteousness on you and
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  • there's power in the name of Jesus. It says in Romans 10:13,
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  • "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
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  • Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord Jesus and presents
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  • that claim check and says Jesus Christ I need Your sacrifice,
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  • I need You. I want you to listen as Brody, one of our teenagers
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  • at the Fellowship Campus recites all of Isaiah 53. I just read a
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  • little bit of it. He's going to recite the whole chapter and
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  • then I want you to listen to this song that one of our
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  • worship leaders, Derek, wrote. It's called Jesus, Jesus. It's
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  • very simple and yet so profound because we want you to
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  • experience Easter personally and sometime during this song we're
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  • going to ask you to stand and sing it with us and what I want
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  • you to do is just imaging that claim check in your hand and
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  • just sing the words Jesus, Jesus, you know Jesus I need
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  • you, Jesus and there's power in that because when you
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  • say Jesus, Jesus, just give it to Him and just let Him do
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  • what He wants in your heart and in your life.
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  • Just listen...
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  • [soft melody playing]
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  • Brody: Indeed who would ever believe it? Who would
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  • possibly accept what we've been told? Who has witness the
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  • awesome power and the plan of the eternal in action. Out of
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  • the emptiness he came like a tender shoot from rock hard
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  • ground. He didn't look like anything or anyone of
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  • consequence. He had no physical beauty to attract our attention.
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  • So, he was despised and forsaken by men, this man of suffering,
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  • grief's patient friend. As if he were a person to avoid, we
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  • looked the other way. He was despised and forsaken and we
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  • took no notice of Him.
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  • Derek: How beautiful Your presence
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  • Majestic is the sound of Your name.
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  • How glorious Your kingdom
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  • And how great Your praise
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  • Derek and Janna: How wonderful Your splendor
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  • Your voice abounds in majesty.
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  • How awesome is Your power.
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  • How still your peace.
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • Your name will reign forever.
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • Our God there is no other
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • Your name will reign forever.
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus.
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  • Our God there is no other.
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  • []
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  • Brody: Yet it was our suffering he carried, our pain
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  • and our distress, our sick to the soulness. We just figured
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  • that God had rejected and that God was the reason He hurt so
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  • badly, but he was hurt because of us. He suffered so our wrong
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  • doing, wounded and crushed him. He endured the breaking that
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  • made us whole. The injuries He suffered became our healing.
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  • []
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  • Derek: Oohhh, oohhh, ooohhh
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  • Would you stand and worship with us today!
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  • Derek: Oohhh, oohhh, ooohhh, ooohhh
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  • Derek: Oohhh, oohhh, ooohhh, ooohhh
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • How I love You
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  • Hope of life my soul desire
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  • May Your name be praised forever
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus glorified
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • How I love You
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  • Hope of life my soul desire
  • 00:24:13.250 --> 00:24:20.070
  • May You name be praised forever
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus glorified
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus
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  • How I love You
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  • Hope of life my soul desire
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  • May your name be praised forever
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  • Jesus,
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  • Jesus glorified
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  • Ooohhh, Jesus we lift up your name in this place
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  • to glorify and exalt our Lord.
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  • [END song - applause]
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  • Kerry:Hey I hope you enjoyed the message today because it's
  • 00:25:08.030 --> 00:25:11.080
  • such an important and powerful message that everyone needs to
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  • hear it.And i'm really excited about the new book Beauty Begins
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  • making peace with your reflection. Of course it's
  • 00:25:19.180 --> 00:25:22.100
  • written by my beautiful wife Chris and my Beautiful daughter
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  • Megan. It's because our cultural perception of beauty
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  • has been so skewed by the altered image of fashion
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  • magazines and 24hr celebrity news cycle and unhealthy weight
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  • loss trends.This never ending bombardment effects the
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  • self-image and the self-esteem of women young and old and like
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  • Chris and Megan stated in the book if you don't make peace
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  • with you reflection you'll declare war on yourself.Chris
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  • and Megan really out their heart into this sharing from their own
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  • experiences and struggles as all women struggle with appearance
  • 00:25:57.080 --> 00:26:02.260
  • and value and their true beauty it's filled with heart filled
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  • encouragement and Godly insights and I believe after reading
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  • Beauty Begins you'll never look in the mirror the same way
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  • again. For a gift of any amount to help the outreaches of Kerry
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  • Shook ministries would love to send you your own personal copy
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  • of beauty begins making peace with your reflection.
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  • Announcer:Our culture is obsessed with beauty, driven by
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  • fashion magazines,Hollywood news, and celebrity culture.
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  • It's a standard few can ever obtain and far more find
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  • depressing when comparing themselves in the mirror. Now
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  • Chris Shook and her daughter Megan take this subject head on
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  • with an insightful new book Beauty Begins. It begins
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  • somewhere for all of us as Chris and Megan point out the battle
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  • over beauty and point out the obvious conflict if you don't
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  • make peace with your reflection you'll end up declaring war on
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  • yourself written with passion to help others Chris and Megan
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  • share from from there own experiences and struggles with
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  • appearance and body image. The book is filled with heart filled
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  • encouragement and Godly insight after reading Beauty Begins
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  • you'll never look in the mirror the same way again we'd
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  • love for you to have a copy of Beauty Begins and we'll send
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  • it to you with any gift for the ongoing work of the ministry to
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  • request the book go online to kerryshook.org or call now
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