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November 22, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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  • - Thank you for joining us
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  • - Thank you for joining ustoday on Kingdom Connection.
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  • today on Kingdom Connection.It's my prayer that God
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  • It's my prayer that Godwill use something specific
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  • will use something specificin this broadcast today
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  • in this broadcast todayto really speak directly
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  • to really speak directlyto your spirit.
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  • to your spirit.We're so grateful
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  • We're so gratefulto have you with us
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  • to have you with uson Kingdom Connection today.
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  • - In Psalms 84,
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  • - In Psalms 84,and it says,
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  • and it says,"The chief musician,
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  • "The chief musician,on a instrument of Gath,
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  • on a instrument of Gath,a psalm of the sons of Korah,"
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  • a psalm of the sons of Korah,"and that's very important,
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  • and that's very important,a song from the sons of Korah,
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  • a song from the sons of Korah,and I'll explain that
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  • and I'll explain thatin a few minutes.
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  • in a few minutes."How lovely is Your tabernacle,
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  • "How lovely is Your tabernacle,O Lord of hosts!"
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  • O Lord of hosts!"The tabernacle is the church,
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  • The tabernacle is the church,the house of worship.
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  • the house of worship."My soul longs,
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  • "My soul longs,yes, even faints
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  • yes, even faintsFor the courts of the Lord;"
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  • For the courts of the Lord;"This guy is missing church.
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  • This guy is missing church."My heart and my flesh
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  • "My heart and my fleshcry out for the living God.
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  • cry out for the living God.Even the sparrow
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  • Even the sparrowhas found a home,
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  • has found a home,And the swallow a nest
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  • And the swallow a nestfor herself,
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  • for herself,Where she may raise
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  • Where she may raiseher young --
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  • her young --Even in Your altars,
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  • Even in Your altars,O Lord of hosts,
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  • O Lord of hosts,My King and my God.
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  • My King and my God.Blessed are those
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  • Blessed are thosewho dwell in Your house;
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  • who dwell in Your house;They will still
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  • They will stillbe praising You."
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  • be praising You."No matter
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  • No matterwhat they go through,
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  • what they go through,if they keep coming
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  • if they keep comingto the house of the Lord,
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  • to the house of the Lord,they'll still be praising Him.
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  • they'll still be praising Him."Whose heart is set
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  • "Whose heart is seton pilgrimage."
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  • on pilgrimage."Now, you'll run
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  • Now, you'll runright over that,
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  • right over that,but you've gotta understand
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  • but you've gotta understandwho he directed this song
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  • who he directed this songthey wrote to, "Whose heart
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  • they wrote to, "Whose heartis set on a pilgrimage."
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  • is set on a pilgrimage."That's very important wording.
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  • That's very important wording.He goes on to say
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  • He goes on to sayin the next verse, "They pass
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  • in the next verse, "They passthrough the Valley of Baca,"
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  • through the Valley of Baca,"that's weeping.
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  • that's weeping.The word Baca means weeping,
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  • The word Baca means weeping,and "make it a spring."
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  • and "make it a spring."Verse 7, "They go from
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  • Verse 7, "They go fromstrength to strength;
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  • strength to strength;each one appears
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  • each one appearsbefore God in Zion."
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  • before God in Zion."Zion is the church.
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  • Zion is the church.For the sake of time,
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  • For the sake of time,I'll conclude with Verse 10,
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  • I'll conclude with Verse 10,"For a day
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  • "For a dayin Your courts is better
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  • in Your courts is betterthan a thousand elsewhere.
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  • than a thousand elsewhere.I'd rather be a doorkeeper
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  • I'd rather be a doorkeeperin the house of my God
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  • in the house of my Godthan dwell in the tents
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  • than dwell in the tentsof wickedness.
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  • of wickedness.For the Lord God
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  • For the Lord Godis a sun and shield;
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  • is a sun and shield;The Lord will give grace
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  • The Lord will give graceand glory."
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  • and glory."I'm not gonna preach
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  • I'm not gonna preachon all of this.
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  • on all of this.It's just too good to quit.
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  • It's just too good to quit."No good thing will He withhold
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  • "No good thing will He withholdfrom those who walk uprightly."
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  • from those who walk uprightly.""Blessed is the man
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  • "Blessed is the manwho trusts in You!"
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  • who trusts in You!"And the church said amen.
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  • And the church said amen.We could just shout right there
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  • We could just shout right thereand have a good time.
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  • Psalms 23 is the most
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  • Psalms 23 is the mostfamous psalm
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  • famous psalmof the Book of Psalms
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  • of the Book of Psalmswhich is a book of songs.
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  • which is a book of songs.It's God's best hits,
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  • It's God's best hits,the top 50 or 100, 150.
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  • the top 50 or 100, 150.Psalms 51 is the repentance.
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  • Psalms 51 is the repentance.If you ever feel guilty
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  • If you ever feel guiltyand ashamed of yourself
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  • and ashamed of yourselfin something you've done,
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  • in something you've done,pull out Psalm 51
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  • pull out Psalm 51and read it out loud.
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  • and read it out loud.It'll cleanse you.
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  • It'll cleanse you.It'll wash you from head to toe.
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  • It'll wash you from head to toe.Psalms 91 is the psalm
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  • Psalms 91 is the psalmof protection,
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  • of protection,but Psalm 84 is known
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  • but Psalm 84 is knownin theology
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  • in theologyas the "Pearl of Psalms",
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  • as the "Pearl of Psalms",and it speaks directly
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  • and it speaks directlyto the yearly pilgrimage
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  • to the yearly pilgrimagethat the Hebrews were required
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  • that the Hebrews were requiredto make to the temple
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  • to make to the templeof Jerusalem.
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  • of Jerusalem.Actually more than once a year.
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  • Actually more than once a year.a minimum of three times
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  • a minimum of three timesthey had to go
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  • they had to goall the way to Jerusalem.
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  • all the way to Jerusalem.There were seven feasts,
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  • There were seven feasts,and they were required
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  • and they were requiredby families to take
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  • by families to taketheir families
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  • their familieson a long pilgrimage
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  • on a long pilgrimageto the temple in Jerusalem.
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  • to the temple in Jerusalem.And so, when he writes
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  • And so, when he writesthe words,
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  • the words,he's speaking to them,
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  • he's speaking to them,and a great feature
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  • and a great featureof Hebrew life
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  • of Hebrew lifewas going to the house of God,
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  • was going to the house of God,traveling with your family
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  • traveling with your familyon the same road,
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  • on the same road,and as they would pass villages,
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  • and as they would pass villages,other families would join them,
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  • other families would join them,and there would be
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  • and there would beother families,
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  • other families,and the group, the gathering
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  • and the group, the gatheringwould get bigger and bigger.
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  • would get bigger and bigger.The traffic on the road,
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  • The traffic on the road,they would have to have tents.
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  • they would have to have tents.They would have to have
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  • They would have to havea little cart
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  • a little cartand maybe a donkey
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  • and maybe a donkeypulling the cart.
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  • pulling the cart.The little children sitting up.
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  • The little children sitting up.It was a playful,
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  • It was a playful,joyful, happy celebration.
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  • joyful, happy celebration.We're going up to Jerusalem
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  • We're going up to Jerusalemto worship the king,
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  • to worship the king,and they were so excited
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  • and they were so excitedabout it.
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  • about it.It was like festive, joyful.
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  • It was like festive, joyful.They would sing songs
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  • They would sing songsalong the journey.
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  • along the journey.Somebody would just
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  • Somebody would juststart singing,
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  • start singing,and all of the people for miles,
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  • and all of the people for miles,they would be headed
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  • they would be headedto the temple,
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  • to the temple,and they would start singing
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  • and they would start singingand clapping.
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  • and clapping.Sometimes they would be
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  • Sometimes they would bejoyful songs,
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  • joyful songs,and they would start dancing.
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  • and they would start dancing.You remember the story of Jesus
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  • You remember the story of Jesusgetting lost
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  • getting lostwhen He was a child.
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  • when He was a child.They were coming
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  • They were comingfrom the temple going back home,
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  • from the temple going back home,and Jesus got,
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  • and Jesus got,as a little child,
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  • as a little child,they thought He got lost.
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  • they thought He got lost.He was in the temple confounding
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  • He was in the temple confoundingthe brilliant scholars
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  • the brilliant scholarswith His wisdom.
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  • with His wisdom.So, it was a family thing
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  • So, it was a family thingto go up to the house of God.
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  • to go up to the house of God.I'm preaching today
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  • I'm preaching todayon the subject
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  • on the subjectof "Church is a Big Deal to Me".
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  • of "Church is a Big Deal to Me".Church is a big deal to me.
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  • Church is a big deal to me.I could see them going
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  • I could see them goingon this road journeying
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  • on this road journeyingto the house of God
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  • to the house of Godwith their families.
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  • with their families.It was usually a trek
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  • It was usually a trekthat would take them three
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  • that would take them threeor four days to get there.
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  • or four days to get there.It was not an easy journey.
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  • It was not an easy journey.If you've ever been
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  • If you've ever beento Jerusalem,
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  • to Jerusalem,geographically Jerusalem
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  • geographically Jerusalemis set on seven mountains,
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  • is set on seven mountains,and it's always
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  • and it's alwaysgoing up to Jerusalem.
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  • going up to Jerusalem.The Bible talks about
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  • The Bible talks aboutthe Good Samaritan came down
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  • the Good Samaritan came downthe road because
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  • the road becausehe was coming from the temple
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  • he was coming from the templegoing to Jericho.
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  • going to Jericho.Everything is down.
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  • Everything is down.Geographically, it is the center
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  • Geographically, it is the centerof the earth.
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  • of the earth.Literally, the center
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  • Literally, the centerof the earth is Jerusalem.
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  • of the earth is Jerusalem.I'm not making that up.
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  • I'm not making that up.Only God could've picked
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  • Only God could've pickedthat place, and so,
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  • that place, and so,miraculously, miraculously
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  • miraculously, miraculouslyas they would journey,
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  • as they would journey,you can imagine it was hills.
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  • you can imagine it was hills.It was not just fun
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  • It was not just funand convenient.
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  • and convenient.It was hard sometimes.
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  • It was hard sometimes.It was tough sometimes.
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  • It was tough sometimes.It required effort.
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  • It required effort.But apparently,
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  • But apparently,something superseded
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  • something supersededthe challenges of getting
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  • the challenges of gettingto the house of God.
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  • to the house of God.Something superseded
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  • Something supersededin the minds of the worshippers
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  • in the minds of the worshippersthe inconvenience,
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  • the inconvenience,the awkwardness.
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  • the awkwardness.It's kind of like the times
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  • It's kind of like the timeswe're in now.
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  • we're in now.I see masks,
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  • I see masks,and I see us doing
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  • and I see us doingall the restrictions
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  • all the restrictionsthat we're doing,
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  • that we're doing,going through
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  • going throughwhat we're going through,
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  • what we're going through,and we could use
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  • and we could usethat as an excuse
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  • that as an excuseand as something
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  • and as somethingthat's inconvenient
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  • that's inconvenientor it's just not like
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  • or it's just not likeit used to be
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  • it used to beor whatever we wanna say,
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  • or whatever we wanna say,but overriding,
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  • but overriding,superseding all of the excuses
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  • superseding all of the excusesthat they had to not go
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  • that they had to not goto the house of God
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  • to the house of Godwas one thing.
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  • was one thing.It's worth the trip.
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  • It's worth the trip.I don't care what mountain
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  • I don't care what mountainI've got to go over.
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  • I've got to go over.I don't care what valley
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  • I don't care what valleyI've got to go through.
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  • I've got to go through.I know we've gotta get up
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  • I know we've gotta get upand pack and unpack the tent
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  • and pack and unpack the tentand sleep out and cook,
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  • and sleep out and cook,but they were having fun,
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  • but they were having fun,and they were building memories
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  • and they were building memorieswith their families
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  • with their familiesthat would stay in them
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  • that would stay in themfor passed down for generation
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  • for passed down for generationafter generation.
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  • after generation.That's why coming
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  • That's why comingto the house of God
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  • to the house of Godand worshipping
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  • and worshippinglike this is so critical.
  • 00:08:13.205 --> 00:08:14.473
  • like this is so critical.You're giving something
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  • You're giving somethingto your family
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  • to your familythat money cannot buy.
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  • that money cannot buy.In Psalms 48 --
  • 00:08:20.379 --> 00:08:24.650
  • In Psalms 48 --I just read Psalms 84,
  • 00:08:24.650 --> 00:08:26.285
  • I just read Psalms 84,the sister psalm
  • 00:08:26.285 --> 00:08:30.256
  • the sister psalmof Psalm 84 is Psalm 48.
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  • of Psalm 84 is Psalm 48.It's backwards.
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  • It's backwards.You get it?
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  • You get it?That's kind of cute too, right?
  • 00:08:35.027 --> 00:08:35.661
  • That's kind of cute too, right?Stay with me.
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  • Stay with me.I'm gonna teach a little bit,
  • 00:08:36.596 --> 00:08:38.531
  • I'm gonna teach a little bit,but we're going somewhere.
  • 00:08:38.531 --> 00:08:39.231
  • but we're going somewhere."Great is the Lord,
  • 00:08:39.231 --> 00:08:40.399
  • "Great is the Lord,and greatly to be praised
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  • and greatly to be praisedin the city of our God,"
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  • in the city of our God,"Jerusalem.
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  • Jerusalem."The mountain
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  • "The mountainof His holiness,"
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  • of His holiness,"the temple mount.
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  • the temple mount."Beautiful for situation
  • 00:08:48.774 --> 00:08:50.543
  • "Beautiful for situationthe joy of the whole earth,
  • 00:08:50.543 --> 00:08:52.278
  • the joy of the whole earth,Is Mount Zion", the temple,
  • 00:08:52.278 --> 00:08:53.245
  • Is Mount Zion", the temple,the church "The sides
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  • the church "The sidesof the north,
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  • of the north,The city of the great King."
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  • The city of the great King."Now, I realize that verse
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  • Now, I realize that versewhere it says beautiful
  • 00:08:57.984 --> 00:09:00.186
  • where it says beautifulfor situation has to do
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  • for situation has to dowith the geographical location
  • 00:09:02.288 --> 00:09:04.156
  • with the geographical locationand how that it was high up
  • 00:09:04.156 --> 00:09:04.757
  • and how that it was high upand beautiful.
  • 00:09:04.757 --> 00:09:06.192
  • and beautiful.It was positioned --
  • 00:09:06.192 --> 00:09:07.159
  • It was positioned --What he's saying is
  • 00:09:07.159 --> 00:09:09.829
  • What he's saying isits position is beautiful.
  • 00:09:09.829 --> 00:09:11.430
  • its position is beautiful.It's perfect where God
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  • It's perfect where Godhas put the temple
  • 00:09:12.598 --> 00:09:14.433
  • has put the templegeographically.
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  • geographically.But I wanna preach it
  • 00:09:16.268 --> 00:09:17.503
  • But I wanna preach itjust a little bit
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  • just a little bitand say that it doesn't matter
  • 00:09:19.438 --> 00:09:22.208
  • and say that it doesn't matterthe situation in your life.
  • 00:09:22.208 --> 00:09:24.644
  • the situation in your life.The church, the house of God
  • 00:09:24.644 --> 00:09:27.380
  • The church, the house of Godis beautiful for your situation.
  • 00:09:27.380 --> 00:09:29.115
  • is beautiful for your situation.If your marriage is in trouble,
  • 00:09:29.115 --> 00:09:30.282
  • If your marriage is in trouble,this is where you need
  • 00:09:30.282 --> 00:09:31.917
  • this is where you needto come because it's beautiful
  • 00:09:31.917 --> 00:09:33.252
  • to come because it's beautifulfor your situation.
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  • for your situation.If your family is all jacked up
  • 00:09:35.021 --> 00:09:36.122
  • If your family is all jacked upand falling to pieces,
  • 00:09:36.122 --> 00:09:37.556
  • and falling to pieces,bring all of them in here.
  • 00:09:37.556 --> 00:09:39.325
  • bring all of them in here.All of them, every one of them.
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  • All of them, every one of them.Crazy attitudes.
  • 00:09:40.760 --> 00:09:41.560
  • Crazy attitudes.Sit them down
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  • Sit them down'cause this place is beautiful
  • 00:09:43.329 --> 00:09:44.230
  • 'cause this place is beautifulfor situation.
  • 00:09:44.230 --> 00:09:45.164
  • for situation.The Holy Spirit
  • 00:09:45.164 --> 00:09:46.365
  • The Holy Spiritcan still touch them.
  • 00:09:46.365 --> 00:09:47.033
  • can still touch them.The Holy Spirit
  • 00:09:47.033 --> 00:09:48.401
  • The Holy Spiritcan still convict them.
  • 00:09:48.401 --> 00:09:49.402
  • can still convict them.The Holy Spirit
  • 00:09:49.402 --> 00:09:50.536
  • The Holy Spiritcan still melt mean,
  • 00:09:50.536 --> 00:09:51.504
  • can still melt mean,cold hearts.
  • 00:09:51.504 --> 00:09:53.072
  • cold hearts.The Holy Spirit can still make
  • 00:09:53.072 --> 00:09:55.107
  • The Holy Spirit can still makesomebody forgive and move on
  • 00:09:55.107 --> 00:09:56.275
  • somebody forgive and move onand put it behind.
  • 00:09:56.275 --> 00:09:58.577
  • and put it behind.If you're sick in your body,
  • 00:09:58.577 --> 00:09:59.745
  • If you're sick in your body,this place is beautiful
  • 00:09:59.745 --> 00:10:01.080
  • this place is beautifulfor your situation.
  • 00:10:01.080 --> 00:10:02.148
  • for your situation.If you need a miracle
  • 00:10:02.148 --> 00:10:03.049
  • If you need a miraclein your finances,
  • 00:10:03.049 --> 00:10:04.450
  • in your finances,this place is beautiful.
  • 00:10:04.450 --> 00:10:05.484
  • this place is beautiful.There's hope here.
  • 00:10:05.484 --> 00:10:06.485
  • There's hope here.There's faith here.
  • 00:10:06.485 --> 00:10:07.653
  • There's faith here.If you're afraid,
  • 00:10:07.653 --> 00:10:08.454
  • If you're afraid,if you're worried,
  • 00:10:08.454 --> 00:10:09.755
  • if you're worried,if you're stressed out,
  • 00:10:09.755 --> 00:10:11.857
  • if you're stressed out,this place is beautiful
  • 00:10:11.857 --> 00:10:14.026
  • this place is beautifulfor any situation
  • 00:10:14.026 --> 00:10:16.796
  • for any situationyou'll face in this life.
  • 00:10:16.796 --> 00:10:18.397
  • you'll face in this life.Praise the Lord!
  • 00:10:18.397 --> 00:10:21.534
  • Praise the Lord!I love this place!
  • 00:10:21.534 --> 00:10:24.937
  • I love this place!Church is a big deal to me.
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  • Church is a big deal to me.It's beautiful
  • 00:10:25.771 --> 00:10:27.740
  • It's beautifulfor any situation.
  • 00:10:27.740 --> 00:10:28.874
  • for any situation.If you're grieving
  • 00:10:28.874 --> 00:10:30.476
  • If you're grievingand you lost a loved one,
  • 00:10:30.476 --> 00:10:32.311
  • and you lost a loved one,if you're joyful
  • 00:10:32.311 --> 00:10:33.913
  • if you're joyfuland you wanna rejoice
  • 00:10:33.913 --> 00:10:35.181
  • and you wanna rejoice'cause God's been so good
  • 00:10:35.181 --> 00:10:36.215
  • 'cause God's been so goodto you, it's beautiful
  • 00:10:36.215 --> 00:10:39.018
  • to you, it's beautifulfor any situation.
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  • The sons of Korah
  • 00:10:43.756 --> 00:10:47.860
  • The sons of Korahwho wrote Psalm 84,
  • 00:10:47.860 --> 00:10:51.230
  • who wrote Psalm 84,do you know who Korah was?
  • 00:10:51.230 --> 00:10:52.565
  • do you know who Korah was?Korah is mentioned in the Bible
  • 00:10:52.565 --> 00:10:55.401
  • Korah is mentioned in the Bibleas rebelling against Moses,
  • 00:10:55.401 --> 00:10:57.737
  • as rebelling against Moses,and God got so upset with him
  • 00:10:57.737 --> 00:10:59.205
  • and God got so upset with himthat He opened up the earth
  • 00:10:59.205 --> 00:11:00.873
  • that He opened up the earthand swallowed him up.
  • 00:11:00.873 --> 00:11:01.607
  • and swallowed him up.See, every once
  • 00:11:01.607 --> 00:11:02.408
  • See, every oncein a while I get people
  • 00:11:02.408 --> 00:11:03.042
  • in a while I get peoplewho come against me,
  • 00:11:03.042 --> 00:11:04.143
  • who come against me,and I just want God
  • 00:11:04.143 --> 00:11:05.344
  • and I just want Godto do that one time.
  • 00:11:05.344 --> 00:11:08.380
  • to do that one time.Just show them I'm anointed
  • 00:11:08.380 --> 00:11:12.184
  • Just show them I'm anointedand open the floor up.
  • 00:11:12.184 --> 00:11:12.918
  • and open the floor up.I don't want Him
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  • I don't want Himto burn them up.
  • 00:11:13.419 --> 00:11:14.720
  • to burn them up.Just let them fall through.
  • 00:11:14.720 --> 00:11:15.621
  • Just let them fall through.Maybe sprain their ankle
  • 00:11:15.621 --> 00:11:18.858
  • Maybe sprain their ankleor something.
  • 00:11:18.858 --> 00:11:19.658
  • or something.But the Bible said,
  • 00:11:19.658 --> 00:11:21.494
  • But the Bible said,the earth, can you imagine,
  • 00:11:21.494 --> 00:11:22.762
  • the earth, can you imagine,fire reached up
  • 00:11:22.762 --> 00:11:23.629
  • fire reached upand grabbed their ankles
  • 00:11:23.629 --> 00:11:25.030
  • and grabbed their anklesand pulled them down.
  • 00:11:25.030 --> 00:11:26.565
  • and pulled them down.I mean, Moses is just
  • 00:11:26.565 --> 00:11:27.333
  • I mean, Moses is juststanding there,
  • 00:11:27.333 --> 00:11:28.567
  • standing there,"I told you I was his friend."
  • 00:11:28.567 --> 00:11:35.708
  • "I told you I was his friend."[laughter]
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  • [laughter]But do you know
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  • But do you knowwho the sons of Korah were?
  • 00:11:38.844 --> 00:11:40.813
  • who the sons of Korah were?Seven generations later.
  • 00:11:40.813 --> 00:11:41.514
  • Seven generations later.Go study it.
  • 00:11:41.514 --> 00:11:43.716
  • Go study it.Seven generations later.
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  • Seven generations later.The reason they became
  • 00:11:46.085 --> 00:11:46.819
  • The reason they becamethe musicians,
  • 00:11:46.819 --> 00:11:47.853
  • the musicians,the people who wrote
  • 00:11:47.853 --> 00:11:49.288
  • the people who wrotethe music charts,
  • 00:11:49.288 --> 00:11:54.226
  • the music charts,the orchestra parts, the psalms
  • 00:11:54.226 --> 00:11:55.361
  • the orchestra parts, the psalmswere the sons of Korah.
  • 00:11:55.361 --> 00:11:56.395
  • were the sons of Korah.This is so interesting
  • 00:11:56.395 --> 00:11:58.297
  • This is so interestingbecause not only did God
  • 00:11:58.297 --> 00:11:59.465
  • because not only did Godswallow Korah up,
  • 00:11:59.465 --> 00:12:01.967
  • swallow Korah up,but He forbid his family,
  • 00:12:01.967 --> 00:12:04.170
  • but He forbid his family,any of his ancestors
  • 00:12:04.170 --> 00:12:05.437
  • any of his ancestorsto come back
  • 00:12:05.437 --> 00:12:08.274
  • to come backto the tabernacle.
  • 00:12:08.274 --> 00:12:10.176
  • to the tabernacle.And for seven generations
  • 00:12:10.176 --> 00:12:12.311
  • And for seven generationsno one from that family
  • 00:12:12.311 --> 00:12:14.613
  • no one from that familygot to come.
  • 00:12:14.613 --> 00:12:15.347
  • got to come.So, when it says
  • 00:12:15.347 --> 00:12:18.217
  • So, when it saysthe sons of Korah
  • 00:12:18.217 --> 00:12:19.885
  • the sons of Korahafter being banished and banned
  • 00:12:19.885 --> 00:12:22.922
  • after being banished and bannedfor seven generations from being
  • 00:12:22.922 --> 00:12:23.689
  • for seven generations from beingin the house of God --
  • 00:12:23.689 --> 00:12:25.958
  • in the house of God --throw up Psalm 84:1.
  • 00:12:25.958 --> 00:12:26.859
  • throw up Psalm 84:1.Let's read it now
  • 00:12:26.859 --> 00:12:29.929
  • Let's read it nowwith a new revelation.
  • 00:12:29.929 --> 00:12:31.330
  • with a new revelation.Can you hear their hearts
  • 00:12:31.330 --> 00:12:32.865
  • Can you hear their heartsafter seven generations
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  • after seven generationsof not being allowed,
  • 00:12:34.266 --> 00:12:34.800
  • of not being allowed,being under
  • 00:12:34.800 --> 00:12:37.770
  • being undera restriction worship ban
  • 00:12:37.770 --> 00:12:39.205
  • a restriction worship banfor seven generations?
  • 00:12:39.205 --> 00:12:44.109
  • for seven generations?"How lovely is your tabernacle",
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  • "How lovely is your tabernacle",next verse, "My soul longs."
  • 00:12:49.381 --> 00:12:51.584
  • next verse, "My soul longs."See, this wasn't some take it
  • 00:12:51.584 --> 00:12:52.718
  • See, this wasn't some take itor leave it little deal
  • 00:12:52.718 --> 00:12:53.886
  • or leave it little dealabout going to church.
  • 00:12:53.886 --> 00:12:56.589
  • about going to church."My soul longs, even faints
  • 00:12:56.589 --> 00:12:58.157
  • "My soul longs, even faintsfor the courts of the Lord."
  • 00:12:58.157 --> 00:12:59.558
  • for the courts of the Lord."I can't stand it.
  • 00:12:59.558 --> 00:13:00.826
  • I can't stand it.I can't stand it.
  • 00:13:00.826 --> 00:13:02.194
  • I can't stand it.I gotta get to church.
  • 00:13:02.194 --> 00:13:03.195
  • I gotta get to church.I got it in my heart,
  • 00:13:03.195 --> 00:13:04.029
  • I got it in my heart,my flesh.
  • 00:13:04.029 --> 00:13:05.598
  • my flesh.It's crying out
  • 00:13:05.598 --> 00:13:07.032
  • It's crying outfor the living God.
  • 00:13:07.032 --> 00:13:08.100
  • for the living God.You know they're doing
  • 00:13:08.100 --> 00:13:09.168
  • You know they're doingthat in China.
  • 00:13:09.168 --> 00:13:09.768
  • that in China.There's millions
  • 00:13:09.768 --> 00:13:11.370
  • There's millionsof Christians in China.
  • 00:13:11.370 --> 00:13:12.872
  • of Christians in China.There's millions of Christians
  • 00:13:12.872 --> 00:13:14.607
  • There's millions of Christiansin the persecuted places
  • 00:13:14.607 --> 00:13:15.841
  • in the persecuted placesall over the world
  • 00:13:15.841 --> 00:13:18.277
  • all over the worldwhere in Iran and Iraq
  • 00:13:18.277 --> 00:13:20.045
  • where in Iran and Iraqthere are Christian believers
  • 00:13:20.045 --> 00:13:25.150
  • David didn't say I was glad
  • 00:13:27.887 --> 00:13:31.257
  • David didn't say I was gladwhen they said unto me
  • 00:13:31.257 --> 00:13:32.124
  • when they said unto melet us go back
  • 00:13:32.124 --> 00:13:34.393
  • let us go backto the throne room.
  • 00:13:34.393 --> 00:13:36.095
  • to the throne room.Do you understand
  • 00:13:36.095 --> 00:13:37.129
  • Do you understandchronologically
  • 00:13:37.129 --> 00:13:38.264
  • chronologicallywhere that famous verse
  • 00:13:38.264 --> 00:13:40.666
  • where that famous versein Psalms 122 came from?
  • 00:13:40.666 --> 00:13:41.166
  • in Psalms 122 came from?Do you understand
  • 00:13:41.166 --> 00:13:42.167
  • Do you understandwhen David wrote it
  • 00:13:42.167 --> 00:13:44.603
  • when David wrote itwhat the circumstances were?
  • 00:13:44.603 --> 00:13:47.439
  • what the circumstances were?He had left,
  • 00:13:47.439 --> 00:13:49.441
  • He had left,been forced out of Jerusalem,
  • 00:13:49.441 --> 00:13:50.809
  • been forced out of Jerusalem,had to leave his throne,
  • 00:13:50.809 --> 00:13:52.444
  • had to leave his throne,his own son Absalom
  • 00:13:52.444 --> 00:13:53.345
  • his own son Absalomhad attacked
  • 00:13:53.345 --> 00:13:55.147
  • had attackedand had temporarily
  • 00:13:55.147 --> 00:13:56.448
  • and had temporarilyovercome his forces,
  • 00:13:56.448 --> 00:13:58.384
  • overcome his forces,and he was running for his life.
  • 00:13:58.384 --> 00:14:01.353
  • and he was running for his life.This is in 2 Samuel 15
  • 00:14:01.353 --> 00:14:02.154
  • This is in 2 Samuel 15or something like that
  • 00:14:02.154 --> 00:14:04.056
  • or something like thatin the Bible somewhere.
  • 00:14:04.056 --> 00:14:04.924
  • in the Bible somewhere.And he was leaving,
  • 00:14:04.924 --> 00:14:06.258
  • And he was leaving,running for his life.
  • 00:14:06.258 --> 00:14:07.559
  • running for his life.Now watch this.
  • 00:14:07.559 --> 00:14:08.460
  • Now watch this.And on his way out
  • 00:14:08.460 --> 00:14:09.528
  • And on his way outsome of his faithful,
  • 00:14:09.528 --> 00:14:10.696
  • some of his faithful,mighty men grabbed
  • 00:14:10.696 --> 00:14:11.997
  • mighty men grabbedthe Ark of the Covenant
  • 00:14:11.997 --> 00:14:12.765
  • the Ark of the Covenantand said we know
  • 00:14:12.765 --> 00:14:13.332
  • and said we knowyou want the Ark
  • 00:14:13.332 --> 00:14:14.133
  • you want the Arkto go with you,
  • 00:14:14.133 --> 00:14:15.768
  • to go with you,and he said, no, take it back.
  • 00:14:15.768 --> 00:14:18.137
  • and he said, no, take it back.Take it back to the temple.
  • 00:14:18.137 --> 00:14:19.471
  • Take it back to the temple."If I find favor
  • 00:14:19.471 --> 00:14:21.807
  • "If I find favorin the eyes of the Lord,
  • 00:14:21.807 --> 00:14:23.142
  • in the eyes of the Lord,He will bring me back
  • 00:14:23.142 --> 00:14:24.443
  • He will bring me backand show me both it
  • 00:14:24.443 --> 00:14:25.311
  • and show me both itand the dwelling place."
  • 00:14:25.311 --> 00:14:25.778
  • and the dwelling place."I don't know
  • 00:14:25.778 --> 00:14:27.446
  • I don't knowwhat I'm about to go through,
  • 00:14:27.446 --> 00:14:28.280
  • what I'm about to go through,but I'll know
  • 00:14:28.280 --> 00:14:29.415
  • but I'll knowthat the favor of God
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  • that the favor of Godis on me if I get to come back
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  • is on me if I get to come backand get in the presence of God.
  • 00:14:32.818 --> 00:14:33.986
  • and get in the presence of God.I'm gonna go through a time
  • 00:14:33.986 --> 00:14:35.020
  • I'm gonna go through a timewhere it's gonna be distant
  • 00:14:35.020 --> 00:14:35.688
  • where it's gonna be distantfrom God.
  • 00:14:35.688 --> 00:14:36.922
  • from God.I'm gonna go through a time
  • 00:14:36.922 --> 00:14:37.823
  • I'm gonna go through a timewhere it feels like God
  • 00:14:37.823 --> 00:14:39.792
  • where it feels like Goddoesn't remember who I am,
  • 00:14:39.792 --> 00:14:42.394
  • doesn't remember who I am,but if He shows me enough favor
  • 00:14:42.394 --> 00:14:44.296
  • but if He shows me enough favorto ever let me get back,
  • 00:14:44.296 --> 00:14:45.297
  • to ever let me get back,I'll know
  • 00:14:45.297 --> 00:14:49.301
  • I'll knowthat He has favored me.
  • 00:14:49.301 --> 00:14:49.868
  • that He has favored me.Every one of us
  • 00:14:49.868 --> 00:14:50.936
  • Every one of usought to be shouting
  • 00:14:50.936 --> 00:14:52.404
  • ought to be shouting'cause for five months
  • 00:14:52.404 --> 00:14:53.973
  • 'cause for five monthswe couldn't come in here,
  • 00:14:53.973 --> 00:14:55.007
  • we couldn't come in here,but we're back
  • 00:14:55.007 --> 00:14:57.109
  • but we're backand the favor of God is back.
  • 00:14:57.109 --> 00:14:59.044
  • and the favor of God is back.The blessing of God is back.
  • 00:14:59.044 --> 00:15:01.480
  • The blessing of God is back.God is still on the throne,
  • 00:15:01.480 --> 00:15:03.382
  • God is still on the throne,and His church is still
  • 00:15:03.382 --> 00:15:06.518
  • and His church is stilla beautiful for situation.
  • 00:15:06.518 --> 00:15:09.221
  • a beautiful for situation.Whatever situation we face
  • 00:15:09.221 --> 00:15:11.123
  • Whatever situation we faceat the end of this election
  • 00:15:11.123 --> 00:15:13.792
  • at the end of this electionor a pandemic or anything else,
  • 00:15:13.792 --> 00:15:17.329
  • or a pandemic or anything else,the church is beautiful
  • 00:15:17.329 --> 00:15:21.767
  • Hallelujah!
  • 00:15:25.838 --> 00:15:27.072
  • Hallelujah!My wife sitting down here,
  • 00:15:27.072 --> 00:15:28.073
  • My wife sitting down here,she'll tell you,
  • 00:15:28.073 --> 00:15:29.608
  • she'll tell you,I enjoyed the pandemic
  • 00:15:29.608 --> 00:15:32.578
  • I enjoyed the pandemicfor about a month.
  • 00:15:32.578 --> 00:15:33.779
  • for about a month.I shouldn't say that.
  • 00:15:33.779 --> 00:15:35.080
  • I shouldn't say that.You know what I mean.
  • 00:15:35.080 --> 00:15:36.615
  • You know what I mean.Not anybody suffering.
  • 00:15:36.615 --> 00:15:37.716
  • Not anybody suffering.But personally,
  • 00:15:37.716 --> 00:15:41.153
  • But personally,it was almost like a sabbatical.
  • 00:15:41.153 --> 00:15:42.221
  • it was almost like a sabbatical.I mean, I still had to preach,
  • 00:15:42.221 --> 00:15:43.122
  • I mean, I still had to preach,sill had to study,
  • 00:15:43.122 --> 00:15:44.556
  • sill had to study,still had to preach online,
  • 00:15:44.556 --> 00:15:46.792
  • still had to preach online,but it was just there was no --
  • 00:15:46.792 --> 00:15:49.128
  • but it was just there was no --I don't know.
  • 00:15:49.128 --> 00:15:50.062
  • I don't know.But boy, I'm telling you,
  • 00:15:50.062 --> 00:15:53.098
  • But boy, I'm telling you,by about that third week
  • 00:15:53.098 --> 00:15:53.766
  • by about that third weekthis is how you know
  • 00:15:53.766 --> 00:15:57.269
  • this is how you knowwhether you're saved or not.
  • 00:15:57.269 --> 00:15:59.271
  • whether you're saved or not.At some point, Sunday began
  • 00:15:59.271 --> 00:16:03.175
  • At some point, Sunday beganto feel like any other day,
  • 00:16:03.175 --> 00:16:05.110
  • to feel like any other day,and my heart couldn't stand it.
  • 00:16:05.110 --> 00:16:07.112
  • and my heart couldn't stand it.My spirit couldn't stand it.
  • 00:16:07.112 --> 00:16:08.680
  • My spirit couldn't stand it.Something in me said
  • 00:16:08.680 --> 00:16:11.784
  • Something in me saidthis isn't right.
  • 00:16:11.784 --> 00:16:12.418
  • this isn't right.We gotta get,
  • 00:16:12.418 --> 00:16:14.219
  • We gotta get,we gotta get back to church.
  • 00:16:14.219 --> 00:16:18.057
  • we gotta get back to church.Please God, have mercy on us.
  • 00:16:18.057 --> 00:16:18.724
  • Please God, have mercy on us.There's no place
  • 00:16:18.724 --> 00:16:20.993
  • There's no placelike this place.
  • 00:16:20.993 --> 00:16:22.628
  • like this place.My soul longs for you.
  • 00:16:22.628 --> 00:16:23.929
  • My soul longs for you.My flesh yearns
  • 00:16:23.929 --> 00:16:25.364
  • My flesh yearnsfor the living God,
  • 00:16:25.364 --> 00:16:30.469
  • for the living God,just to get in your presence.
  • 00:16:30.469 --> 00:16:32.037
  • just to get in your presence.Unfortunately, some people
  • 00:16:32.037 --> 00:16:33.205
  • Unfortunately, some peoplehave to be made
  • 00:16:33.205 --> 00:16:37.009
  • have to be madeto come to church.
  • 00:16:37.009 --> 00:16:41.447
  • to come to church.Back in Europe in the 1800s
  • 00:16:41.447 --> 00:16:45.184
  • Back in Europe in the 1800sand even earlier, 1600s,
  • 00:16:45.184 --> 00:16:46.518
  • and even earlier, 1600s,they would build something
  • 00:16:46.518 --> 00:16:53.125
  • they would build somethingcalled the belfry, B-E-L-F-R-Y.
  • 00:16:53.125 --> 00:16:54.927
  • called the belfry, B-E-L-F-R-Y.The belfry, they built one
  • 00:16:54.927 --> 00:16:56.228
  • The belfry, they built onein every little village,
  • 00:16:56.228 --> 00:16:57.563
  • in every little village,every city.
  • 00:16:57.563 --> 00:16:58.764
  • every city.They didn't have the money
  • 00:16:58.764 --> 00:16:59.364
  • They didn't have the moneyor the people
  • 00:16:59.364 --> 00:17:00.632
  • or the peopleto build some huge,
  • 00:17:00.632 --> 00:17:01.834
  • to build some huge,beautiful cathedral
  • 00:17:01.834 --> 00:17:03.769
  • beautiful cathedralthat had a bell tower
  • 00:17:03.769 --> 00:17:05.070
  • that had a bell towerwhere there was a big bell.
  • 00:17:05.070 --> 00:17:05.804
  • where there was a big bell.They would build
  • 00:17:05.804 --> 00:17:07.206
  • They would buildwhat was known as a belfry,
  • 00:17:07.206 --> 00:17:07.873
  • what was known as a belfry,and a belfry,
  • 00:17:07.873 --> 00:17:08.674
  • and a belfry,sometimes they would
  • 00:17:08.674 --> 00:17:09.675
  • sometimes they wouldput them on wheels.
  • 00:17:09.675 --> 00:17:11.577
  • put them on wheels.It was something
  • 00:17:11.577 --> 00:17:12.811
  • It was somethingthat was built way up,
  • 00:17:12.811 --> 00:17:14.346
  • that was built way up,and it had a big, much,
  • 00:17:14.346 --> 00:17:15.981
  • and it had a big, much,much larger bell than this,
  • 00:17:15.981 --> 00:17:18.817
  • much larger bell than this,but it had a big bell on it,
  • 00:17:18.817 --> 00:17:20.819
  • but it had a big bell on it,and somebody would get up there
  • 00:17:20.819 --> 00:17:22.387
  • and somebody would get up thereand on Sunday morning,
  • 00:17:22.387 --> 00:17:24.189
  • and on Sunday morning,the day of worship,
  • 00:17:24.189 --> 00:17:25.891
  • the day of worship,you would hear this all across
  • 00:17:25.891 --> 00:17:27.826
  • you would hear this all acrossthe land...
  • 00:17:27.826 --> 00:17:33.165
  • the land...[bell ringing]
  • 00:17:33.165 --> 00:17:33.866
  • [bell ringing]...and that sound
  • 00:17:33.866 --> 00:17:36.168
  • ...and that soundmeant get up.
  • 00:17:36.168 --> 00:17:38.170
  • meant get up.This is just not another day.
  • 00:17:38.170 --> 00:17:39.304
  • This is just not another day.That sound meant,
  • 00:17:39.304 --> 00:17:41.073
  • That sound meant,oh, get your children ready,
  • 00:17:41.073 --> 00:17:42.074
  • oh, get your children ready,get your family ready,
  • 00:17:42.074 --> 00:17:43.542
  • get your family ready,get the clothes packed.
  • 00:17:43.542 --> 00:17:46.845
  • get the clothes packed.You ought to hear this
  • 00:17:46.845 --> 00:17:48.113
  • You ought to hear thisin your spirit.
  • 00:17:48.113 --> 00:17:48.881
  • in your spirit.This right here...
  • 00:17:48.881 --> 00:17:51.183
  • This right here...[bell ringing]
  • 00:17:51.183 --> 00:17:53.218
  • [bell ringing]because never have your children
  • 00:17:53.218 --> 00:17:54.486
  • because never have your childrenneeded to be in church
  • 00:17:54.486 --> 00:17:56.221
  • needed to be in churchmore than they need it now.
  • 00:17:56.221 --> 00:17:57.189
  • more than they need it now.Never have teenagers
  • 00:17:57.189 --> 00:17:58.123
  • Never have teenagersneeded to be,
  • 00:17:58.123 --> 00:17:59.858
  • needed to be,never have kids needed,
  • 00:17:59.858 --> 00:18:01.226
  • never have kids needed,young couples.
  • 00:18:01.226 --> 00:18:02.561
  • young couples.Nobody needs
  • 00:18:02.561 --> 00:18:04.296
  • Nobody needsto not have the sound
  • 00:18:04.296 --> 00:18:05.030
  • to not have the soundof that bell.
  • 00:18:05.030 --> 00:18:07.866
  • of that bell.I'm afraid the sound of the bell
  • 00:18:07.866 --> 00:18:10.602
  • I'm afraid the sound of the bellof assembly is being silenced
  • 00:18:10.602 --> 00:18:11.970
  • of assembly is being silencedin people's spirit.
  • 00:18:11.970 --> 00:18:13.772
  • in people's spirit.The devil is an opportunist,
  • 00:18:13.772 --> 00:18:14.773
  • The devil is an opportunist,and he has moved
  • 00:18:14.773 --> 00:18:17.543
  • and he has movedin on millions in the church,
  • 00:18:17.543 --> 00:18:18.510
  • in on millions in the church,and they don't get up
  • 00:18:18.510 --> 00:18:19.645
  • and they don't get upon Sunday morning
  • 00:18:19.645 --> 00:18:20.946
  • on Sunday morningwith the mindset
  • 00:18:20.946 --> 00:18:21.880
  • with the mindsetI gotta get shaved.
  • 00:18:21.880 --> 00:18:24.550
  • I gotta get shaved.You women, you gotta get shaved.
  • 00:18:24.550 --> 00:18:24.983
  • You women, you gotta get shaved.No, you men,
  • 00:18:24.983 --> 00:18:26.118
  • No, you men,you gotta get shaved.
  • 00:18:26.118 --> 00:18:26.585
  • you gotta get shaved.You gotta.
  • 00:18:26.585 --> 00:18:27.052
  • You gotta.You gotta.
  • 00:18:27.052 --> 00:18:28.420
  • You gotta.They don't get up throwing
  • 00:18:28.420 --> 00:18:36.261
  • They don't get up throwingtheir clothes on.
  • 00:18:36.261 --> 00:18:37.396
  • their clothes on.The bell was ringing
  • 00:18:37.396 --> 00:18:40.299
  • The bell was ringingto remind them
  • 00:18:40.299 --> 00:18:42.234
  • to remind themyou need to show up
  • 00:18:42.234 --> 00:18:44.469
  • you need to show upin the house of God,
  • 00:18:44.469 --> 00:18:45.971
  • in the house of God,and I told them when we leave
  • 00:18:45.971 --> 00:18:47.172
  • and I told them when we leave'cause we got one over there
  • 00:18:47.172 --> 00:18:48.907
  • 'cause we got one over therein that chapel,
  • 00:18:48.907 --> 00:18:50.242
  • in that chapel,I said I want you to ring
  • 00:18:50.242 --> 00:18:51.476
  • I said I want you to ringthe fire out of it.
  • 00:18:51.476 --> 00:18:52.344
  • the fire out of it.I want you to ring it
  • 00:18:52.344 --> 00:18:54.012
  • I want you to ring itin the neighborhood.
  • 00:18:54.012 --> 00:18:55.047
  • in the neighborhood.I want you to ring it
  • 00:18:55.047 --> 00:18:56.448
  • I want you to ring itall over this,
  • 00:18:56.448 --> 00:18:58.383
  • all over this,all over this parking lot.
  • 00:18:58.383 --> 00:18:59.952
  • all over this parking lot.I want people to leave here
  • 00:18:59.952 --> 00:19:01.353
  • I want people to leave herewith a ring in their heart
  • 00:19:01.353 --> 00:19:03.255
  • with a ring in their heartthat says I love my church,
  • 00:19:03.255 --> 00:19:05.424
  • that says I love my church,I love worship, I love God.
  • 00:19:05.424 --> 00:19:06.959
  • I love worship, I love God.I know that it's beautiful
  • 00:19:06.959 --> 00:19:09.027
  • I know that it's beautifulfor any situation life will --
  • 00:19:09.027 --> 00:19:10.462
  • for any situation life will --I'm so thankful.
  • 00:19:10.462 --> 00:19:11.496
  • I'm so thankful.You told the Lord
  • 00:19:11.496 --> 00:19:12.531
  • You told the Lordif you ever came back
  • 00:19:12.531 --> 00:19:13.532
  • if you ever came backyou promised Him
  • 00:19:13.532 --> 00:19:14.433
  • you promised Himyou'd praise Him.
  • 00:19:14.433 --> 00:19:15.834
  • you'd praise Him.Well, we're back.
  • 00:19:15.834 --> 00:19:17.102
  • Well, we're back.We have His favor,
  • 00:19:17.102 --> 00:19:18.637
  • We have His favor,and you need to get caught up
  • 00:19:18.637 --> 00:19:20.606
  • and you need to get caught upin praise just a minute.
  • 00:19:20.606 --> 00:19:22.507
  • in praise just a minute.Would you give Him praise?
  • 00:19:22.507 --> 00:19:25.777
  • Would you give Him praise?He's been good to us.
  • 00:19:25.777 --> 00:19:28.313
  • He's been good to us.He's been good to us.
  • 00:19:28.313 --> 00:19:34.086
  • You ever feel like sometimes
  • 00:19:38.357 --> 00:19:43.161
  • You ever feel like sometimesI just got to get to Jesus?
  • 00:19:43.161 --> 00:19:46.365
  • I just got to get to Jesus?I've got to get there.
  • 00:19:46.365 --> 00:19:50.702
  • I've got to get there.I'm not gonna be a backslider.
  • 00:19:50.702 --> 00:19:52.204
  • I'm not gonna be a backslider.I'm not gonna let my family fall
  • 00:19:52.204 --> 00:19:54.940
  • I'm not gonna let my family fallby the wayside.
  • 00:19:54.940 --> 00:19:55.741
  • by the wayside.I'm not gonna give up
  • 00:19:55.741 --> 00:19:59.077
  • I'm not gonna give upand turn back.
  • 00:19:59.077 --> 00:20:00.345
  • and turn back.I'm simply saying to you
  • 00:20:00.345 --> 00:20:02.414
  • I'm simply saying to youthat it takes 21 days
  • 00:20:02.414 --> 00:20:05.250
  • that it takes 21 daysto develop a new habit,
  • 00:20:05.250 --> 00:20:06.785
  • to develop a new habit,and they said that to develop
  • 00:20:06.785 --> 00:20:08.520
  • and they said that to developa strong habit it takes
  • 00:20:08.520 --> 00:20:10.856
  • a strong habit it takes66 days of consistency.
  • 00:20:10.856 --> 00:20:11.990
  • 66 days of consistency.You do the same thing
  • 00:20:11.990 --> 00:20:13.358
  • You do the same thingfor 66 days,
  • 00:20:13.358 --> 00:20:14.259
  • for 66 days,and you will develop
  • 00:20:14.259 --> 00:20:16.461
  • and you will developa strong habit in that area.
  • 00:20:16.461 --> 00:20:17.929
  • a strong habit in that area.You drink for 66 days
  • 00:20:17.929 --> 00:20:19.231
  • You drink for 66 daysand get drunk,
  • 00:20:19.231 --> 00:20:20.565
  • and get drunk,you're gonna end up a drunk.
  • 00:20:20.565 --> 00:20:23.268
  • you're gonna end up a drunk.It won't even take that long.
  • 00:20:23.268 --> 00:20:25.570
  • It won't even take that long.But you do anything 66 days.
  • 00:20:25.570 --> 00:20:29.908
  • But you do anything 66 days.We were out of church trying
  • 00:20:29.908 --> 00:20:31.176
  • We were out of church tryingto be good citizens
  • 00:20:31.176 --> 00:20:33.111
  • to be good citizensand we still are.
  • 00:20:33.111 --> 00:20:35.580
  • and we still are.Again, I honor and respect.
  • 00:20:35.580 --> 00:20:37.349
  • Again, I honor and respect.Don't feel any condemnation
  • 00:20:37.349 --> 00:20:38.450
  • Don't feel any condemnationif you're not released,
  • 00:20:38.450 --> 00:20:39.051
  • if you're not released,and you don't feel good
  • 00:20:39.051 --> 00:20:39.818
  • and you don't feel goodabout coming back
  • 00:20:39.818 --> 00:20:40.752
  • about coming backand you've got health issues.
  • 00:20:40.752 --> 00:20:41.687
  • and you've got health issues.I'm not talking about
  • 00:20:41.687 --> 00:20:43.655
  • I'm not talking aboutany of that.
  • 00:20:43.655 --> 00:20:45.190
  • any of that.But I am concerned,
  • 00:20:45.190 --> 00:20:46.858
  • But I am concerned,I feel a burden
  • 00:20:46.858 --> 00:20:49.061
  • I feel a burdenthat millions of teenagers
  • 00:20:49.061 --> 00:20:50.762
  • that millions of teenagershave fallen out
  • 00:20:50.762 --> 00:20:53.298
  • have fallen outof the regularity
  • 00:20:53.298 --> 00:20:54.866
  • of the regularityof going to church
  • 00:20:54.866 --> 00:20:57.202
  • of going to churchand millions of Christians now,
  • 00:20:57.202 --> 00:20:58.804
  • and millions of Christians now,well, what difference
  • 00:20:58.804 --> 00:20:59.538
  • well, what differencedoes it make?
  • 00:20:59.538 --> 00:21:04.009
  • does it make?It makes a huge difference.
  • 00:21:04.009 --> 00:21:06.011
  • It makes a huge difference.So much easier, Pastor,
  • 00:21:06.011 --> 00:21:07.279
  • So much easier, Pastor,just to stay home,
  • 00:21:07.279 --> 00:21:08.814
  • just to stay home,but Christianity
  • 00:21:08.814 --> 00:21:11.350
  • but Christianitywas never designed to be easy.
  • 00:21:11.350 --> 00:21:13.852
  • was never designed to be easy.It takes consecration.
  • 00:21:13.852 --> 00:21:15.687
  • It takes consecration.It takes discipline.
  • 00:21:15.687 --> 00:21:17.422
  • It takes discipline.It takes dedication.
  • 00:21:17.422 --> 00:21:19.391
  • It takes dedication.It takes loyalty
  • 00:21:19.391 --> 00:21:21.193
  • It takes loyaltyto the house of God,
  • 00:21:21.193 --> 00:21:23.161
  • to the house of God,and it must be a part.
  • 00:21:23.161 --> 00:21:25.163
  • and it must be a part.You must have the ringing
  • 00:21:25.163 --> 00:21:26.732
  • You must have the ringinginside of you
  • 00:21:26.732 --> 00:21:29.000
  • inside of youof the Holy Spirit saying
  • 00:21:29.000 --> 00:21:33.772
  • of the Holy Spirit sayingget to the house of God.
  • 00:21:33.772 --> 00:21:36.842
  • get to the house of God.An old habit is hard to break.
  • 00:21:36.842 --> 00:21:37.909
  • An old habit is hard to break.I got an old habit
  • 00:21:37.909 --> 00:21:38.577
  • I got an old habitthat's stronger
  • 00:21:38.577 --> 00:21:40.212
  • that's strongerthan my new habit of COVID
  • 00:21:40.212 --> 00:21:41.380
  • than my new habit of COVIDof not going to church.
  • 00:21:41.380 --> 00:21:43.014
  • of not going to church.My old habit was started
  • 00:21:43.014 --> 00:21:43.982
  • My old habit was startedby my mother.
  • 00:21:43.982 --> 00:21:48.854
  • by my mother.She bounced me on her knee,
  • 00:21:48.854 --> 00:21:50.489
  • She bounced me on her knee,and I'd suck on a pacifier
  • 00:21:50.489 --> 00:21:51.022
  • and I'd suck on a pacifierand watch
  • 00:21:51.022 --> 00:21:53.058
  • and watchthe old Pentecostal church
  • 00:21:53.058 --> 00:21:53.859
  • the old Pentecostal churchthat I grew up in
  • 00:21:53.859 --> 00:21:55.093
  • that I grew up inand watch the women shout
  • 00:21:55.093 --> 00:21:57.262
  • and watch the women shouttheir bobby pins out.
  • 00:21:57.262 --> 00:21:57.863
  • their bobby pins out.Y'all don't even know
  • 00:21:57.863 --> 00:21:59.064
  • Y'all don't even knowwhat a bobby pin is.
  • 00:21:59.064 --> 00:22:00.465
  • what a bobby pin is.Mom used to have
  • 00:22:00.465 --> 00:22:01.366
  • Mom used to haveher hair that high,
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  • her hair that high,and I respect that.
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  • and I respect that.And when she would shout,
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  • And when she would shout,she would do like that,
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  • she would do like that,and you had to duck.
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  • and you had to duck.Boom!
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  • Boom!Bam!
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  • Bam!Boom!
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  • Boom!You might get one
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  • You might get onein your eye.
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  • in your eye.It'd look like a horse mane.
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  • Where can I go now?
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  • Where can I go now?Where do I go when the troubles
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  • Where do I go when the troublescome and life is hard
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  • come and life is hardand I feel like giving up?
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  • and I feel like giving up?Lead me to the rock.
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  • Lead me to the rock.Lead me up there on top
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  • Lead me up there on topof that mountain, Mount Zion.
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  • of that mountain, Mount Zion.Get me to the temple.
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  • Get me to the temple.Get me to the sanctuary.
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  • Get me to the sanctuary.There's hope there.
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  • There's hope there.There's healing there.
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  • There's healing there.There's victory there.
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  • There's victory there.I can make it
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  • I can make itif I can get in His presence
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  • if I can get in His presenceone more time.
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  • - Thank you so much
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  • - Thank you so muchfor being with us today
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  • for being with us todayon Kingdom Connection.
  • 00:22:56.555 --> 00:22:57.556
  • on Kingdom Connection.It's because of you
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  • It's because of youwe're on television right now.
  • 00:23:00.158 --> 00:23:01.026
  • we're on television right now.Why don't you just repeat
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  • Why don't you just repeatthis prayer after me.
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  • this prayer after me."Lord, Jesus."
  • 00:23:03.395 --> 00:23:04.262
  • "Lord, Jesus."Just say those words.
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  • Just say those words."Lord, Jesus
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  • "Lord, Jesuscome into my heart.
  • 00:23:07.332 --> 00:23:09.134
  • come into my heart.You died and shed your blood
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  • You died and shed your bloodto forgive me,
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  • to forgive me,and rose again
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  • and rose againto live through me.
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  • to live through me.I give You my life,
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  • I give You my life,give me Your peace,
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  • give me Your peace,give me Your help,
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  • give me Your help,give me Your purpose
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  • give me Your purposefor my life.
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  • for my life.In Jesus' name.
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  • In Jesus' name.I don't wanna be alone anymore.
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  • I don't wanna be alone anymore.Amen, and amen."
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  • Amen, and amen."I really want you to know
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  • I really want you to knowa miracle just happened.
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  • a miracle just happened.Our team has prepared
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  • Our team has prepareda special kit designed
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  • a special kit designedfor your new walk with the Lord.
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  • for your new walk with the Lord.We really want to help you.
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  • We really want to help you.And we pray that this
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  • And we pray that this21-day devotional
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  • 21-day devotionalwill bless you,
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  • will bless you,and guide you.
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  • and guide you.Whatever season of life
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  • Whatever season of lifethat you may be in,
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  • that you may be in,you'll sense the presence,
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  • you'll sense the presence,the peace,
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  • the peace,and the goodness of God.
  • 00:23:53.311 --> 00:23:54.679
  • and the goodness of God.For decades I have set
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  • For decades I have setthe beginning of the year
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  • the beginning of the yearfor prayer and fasting.
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  • for prayer and fasting.For 21 days we will seek
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  • For 21 days we will seekthe face of the Lord.
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  • the face of the Lord.Our team has put together
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  • Our team has put togethersome unique resources
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  • some unique resourcesto help you plan and prepare
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  • to help you plan and prepareand to build your faith
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  • and to build your faithfor a successful fast.
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  • for a successful fast.You can do it.
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  • You can do it.And please know that your gift
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  • And please know that your giftof support to this ministry
  • 00:24:12.531 --> 00:24:14.099
  • of support to this ministryhelps us keep preaching
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  • helps us keep preachingthe message of Jesus Christ
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  • the message of Jesus Christall around the world
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  • all around the worldin over 200 nations
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  • in over 200 nationsall over the world.
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  • all over the world.You keep it going,
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  • You keep it going,you make it happen
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  • you make it happenwhen you give.
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  • when you give.That's our primary reason
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  • That's our primary reasonfor being here is to preach
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  • for being here is to preachthe Gospel of Jesus Christ
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  • the Gospel of Jesus Christto 200 nations
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  • to 200 nationsthrough this broadcast
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  • through this broadcastand create inspirational
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  • and create inspirationalresources to use
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  • resources to useand bless people's lives
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  • and bless people's livesand tell 'em more
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  • and tell 'em moreabout Jesus.
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  • about Jesus.Thank you.
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  • Thank you.Please help us end strong
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  • Please help us end strongthis year.
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  • this year.Give an unusual gift.
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  • Give an unusual gift.We need your support
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  • We need your supportto do what God
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  • to break through in your life.
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  • Fasting is a tremendous weapon,
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  • and a source of power
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  • in the life
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  • of every believer.
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  • - Cherise and I
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  • wanna invite you to join us
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  • on our Holy Land Tour.
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  • It's an amazing trip,
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  • unlike anything
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  • you've ever experienced,
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  • and we'll be on the trip,
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  • we get on the busses,
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  • our family will be on there,
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  • and I promise you,
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  • it will change your life.
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  • You've been thinking about it,
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  • you've been praying about it,
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  • this is the year to go.
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  • God's gonna open your eyes
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  • to things you've never
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  • seen and experienced before
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  • in the holy land.
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  • - We hope you've enjoyed
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  • this teaching
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  • by Jentezen Franklin,
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  • and thank you
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  • for your continued support
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  • of this ministry.
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  • Your prayers
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