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August 29, 2019
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Kingdom Connection with Jentezen Franklin

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  • - I want you to look with me
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  • to 1 Chronicles 8.
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  • I'll begin reading
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  • with verse ten.
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  • I preached last Sunday
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  • on "Great Grace".
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  • That's a biblical phrase.
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  • "Great grace was upon them all,"
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  • in the book of Acts.
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  • And today, I want to preach
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  • Part Two, and I want to call
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  • this message, "Great Mercy",
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  • because grace gives you
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  • what you do not deserve
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  • but mercy holds back
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  • what you do deserve.
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  • And we need both.
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  • We need great grace
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  • that gives us what
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  • we don't deserve...mercy,
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  • forgiveness, blessing,
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  • favor; all those things
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  • that we can't earn,
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  • He gives it to us.
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  • But then, mercy is different.
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  • Mercy holds back
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  • what we do deserve...
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  • the judgment, the condemnation.
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  • It holds it back.
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  • And I want to talk about
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  • "Great Mercy" today.
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  • Verse ten, "Consider now,
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  • for the Lord has chosen you
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  • to build a house
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  • for the sanctuary;
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  • be strong, and do it.
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  • Then David gave his son Solomon
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  • the plans for the vestibule,
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  • its houses, its treasuries,
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  • its upper chambers,
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  • its inner chambers,"
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  • notice this, "and the place
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  • of the mercy seat."
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  • David told Solomon, he said,
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  • "I want you to build the house
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  • of the Lord; and here's
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  • the perfect blueprints.
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  • There won't be the sound
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  • of a tool of iron or a hammer.
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  • It's going to be so perfect,
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  • the blueprints that I give you,
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  • that everything will be
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  • according to the pattern.
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  • There's a pastern for the porch.
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  • There's a pattern
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  • for the chambers.
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  • There's a pattern
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  • for the vestibule.
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  • And listen.
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  • There is a place and a pattern
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  • for a place for the mercy seat.
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  • The mercy seat, another name,
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  • biblical name for it,
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  • is the Ark of the Covenant.
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  • It was the God box.
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  • The top was the mercy seat.
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  • But inside of that box
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  • was three things.
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  • It was Aaron's rod that budded.
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  • It was a dead stick
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  • that God brought into,
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  • back to supernatural restoration
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  • in life when it got in
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  • the presence of God's mercy.
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  • And then,
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  • there was a pot of manna
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  • that would turn to worms.
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  • Every 24 hours,
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  • the manna would turn.
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  • They couldn't store it up.
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  • But they put some in a jar
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  • and they put it inside,
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  • under the mercy of God.
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  • And under the mercy of God,
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  • that which would have
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  • been corrupted,
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  • it stayed fresh.
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  • It stayed alive.
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  • And then,
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  • there was the Ten Commandments.
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  • The Ten Commandments
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  • that killed when it was given
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  • on the mountain,
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  • the Ten Commandments
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  • that when Uzzah lifted
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  • the mercy seat
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  • on one occasion accidentally -
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  • The Bible said 70.000 people
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  • died with a plague
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  • because the mercy
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  • was not covering the law.
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  • And it's interesting
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  • that when the Philistines stole
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  • the Ark of the Covenant,
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  • and David finally got it back,
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  • two things were missing.
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  • The manna was missing
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  • and the rod that budded
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  • was missing.
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  • The only thing left
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  • was the Ten Commandments.
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  • And the point that
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  • I'm making to you is this...
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  • one of those commandments
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  • to David was, "You shall not
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  • commit adultery."
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  • But if all you have is law,
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  • you can't live it.
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  • You've got to have the mercy.
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  • You've got to have
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  • the grace of God.
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  • You've got to have
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  • the law written on your heart,
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  • it's not enough
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  • to have it on stone.
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  • I'm saying to you today
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  • that if you want restoration -
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  • That dead stick
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  • that had no life,
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  • when it spent the night,
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  • 24 hours inside of that box
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  • near the mercy of God,
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  • it came alive.
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  • If we want to see
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  • people restored,
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  • we've got to have a place
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  • of mercy in this church.
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  • If you want to see
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  • God's provision,
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  • the manna, you've got to have
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  • a house of mercy.
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  • If you want to see the law
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  • turn into something
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  • that gives life instead of
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  • something that brings death,
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  • you've got to have
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  • a place of mercy.
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  • I want to give you a couple
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  • of thoughts very quickly.
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  • I would like for - I just need
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  • nine volunteers to run up here
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  • on the stage with me
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  • as quick as you can.
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  • Just - And give 'em a big hand
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  • as they come.
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  • This takes a lot.
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  • Nine, quick.
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  • It doesn't matter who you are.
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  • One, two, three, four, five,
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  • six, seven, eight, nine.
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  • Now, I want to show you
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  • something about the mercy
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  • of God.
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  • The Beatitudes.
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  • Jesus said, "Blessed are
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  • the poor in spirit."
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  • Then He said,
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  • "Blessed are they... "
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  • He gives nine blessings.
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  • "Blessed are they that mourn;
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  • they'll be comforted."
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  • And then He says,
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  • "Blessed are the meek;
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  • they'll inherit the earth."
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  • And then, He says,
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  • "Blessed are they that hunger
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  • and thirst,
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  • for they shall be filled."
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  • He says something in verse seven
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  • that I'll come back to.
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  • Then He says,
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  • "Blessed are the pure in heart.
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  • They shall see God."
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  • Nine blessings.
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  • He says,
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  • "Blessed are the peacemakers,
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  • for they will be called
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  • the sons of God."
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  • Then He says, "Blessed are those
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  • who are persecuted
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  • for righteousness sake."
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  • And then He says,
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  • "Blessed are those
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  • who are reviled and put down
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  • for My sake falsely."
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  • He puts four blessings
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  • over here,
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  • four blessings over there,
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  • and right dead in the middle
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  • He says,
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  • "Blessed are the merciful,
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  • for they shall obtain mercy."
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  • He says,
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  • "Whatever you're preaching,
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  • whatever kind of ministry,
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  • whoever you're ministering to,
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  • the broken, the mourning,
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  • those people who are
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  • being persecuted,
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  • those people who are
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  • going through... "
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  • "I don't care what kind of
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  • ministry you have going on
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  • in My house; make sure
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  • that you put right in the middle
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  • of everything that you're doing,
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  • everything that
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  • you're preaching,
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  • everything that
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  • you're singing,
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  • everything that
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  • you're saying...
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  • mercy, mercy, mercy."
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  • Blessed are the merciful.
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  • These don't work
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  • if you don't have
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  • that in the middle.
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  • Blessed are the merciful,
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  • for they shall obtain mercy.
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  • Now all of you leave
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  • but you three,
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  • and give 'em a big hand.
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  • Thank you so much.
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  • Then there's this verse
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  • in Micah 6.
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  • It says, "What does God want
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  • from you?
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  • What does God require
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  • from of you but," watch this,
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  • "to do justly...
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  • to walk humbly... "
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  • But right in the middle,
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  • what does it say?
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  • "...to love mercy... "
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  • He says, "If you want to
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  • please Me, do justly,
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  • live right, live clean,
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  • live pure, do what's right,
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  • obey the word,
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  • and don't get proud about it
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  • and don't get arrogant about it
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  • and don't get self-righteous
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  • about it
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  • and look down on everybody
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  • 'cause you're so holy;
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  • walk humbly, do justice,
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  • walk humbly...
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  • But right in the middle,
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  • if you want to please Me,
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  • love mercy."
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  • Love mercy.
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  • Mercy holds back
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  • what people deserve.
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  • It says,
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  • "I'm a merciful person,"
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  • and God says,
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  • "That's the three things
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  • that you do
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  • if you want to please Me."
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  • Give 'em a big hand.
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  • Thank you so much.
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  • God gives us balance.
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  • He gives us that balance
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  • that right in the middle,
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  • not just mercy
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  • but love to be merciful,
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  • love to be merciful.
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  • One of the great miracles
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  • in the New Testament
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  • happened at a place
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  • called the pool of Bethesda.
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  • The pool of Bethesda
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  • is where a man,
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  • for 38 years, lay paralyzed.
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  • It's interesting
  • 00:08:08.120 --> 00:08:09.270
  • that it's a place
  • 00:08:09.270 --> 00:08:10.270
  • that the Bible said
  • 00:08:10.270 --> 00:08:12.060
  • had five porches
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  • which represents
  • 00:08:13.060 --> 00:08:13.240
  • the five-fold ministry:
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  • the office of the apostle,
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  • the office of the prophet,
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  • the office of the evangelist,
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  • the office of the pastor,
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  • the office of the teacher.
  • 00:08:22.110 --> 00:08:25.040
  • And these five-fold ministries,
  • 00:08:25.180 --> 00:08:28.180
  • they cannot do anything
  • 00:08:28.180 --> 00:08:31.050
  • for the impotent,
  • 00:08:31.050 --> 00:08:32.250
  • for the crippled,
  • 00:08:32.250 --> 00:08:34.010
  • for the broken person
  • 00:08:34.010 --> 00:08:35.010
  • until somebody picks him up
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  • and puts him in the water.
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  • And the pool
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  • was called Bethesda,
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  • which means house of mercy.
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  • All we will produce
  • 00:08:46.250 --> 00:08:48.260
  • with our ministry
  • 00:08:48.260 --> 00:08:51.010
  • is broken people
  • 00:08:51.010 --> 00:08:52.070
  • who are impotent,
  • 00:08:52.070 --> 00:08:53.290
  • who cannot get over
  • 00:08:53.290 --> 00:08:55.140
  • the breaking
  • 00:08:55.140 --> 00:08:56.020
  • that they've been through;
  • 00:08:56.020 --> 00:08:56.290
  • and they'll lay in our house,
  • 00:08:56.290 --> 00:08:58.160
  • year after year,
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  • until we can get them
  • 00:08:59.150 --> 00:09:01.260
  • into the mercy of God.
  • 00:09:01.260 --> 00:09:04.180
  • Somebody's got to
  • 00:09:04.180 --> 00:09:05.120
  • put 'em into mercy.
  • 00:09:05.120 --> 00:09:06.270
  • We can't be mean.
  • 00:09:06.270 --> 00:09:08.090
  • We can't be hateful.
  • 00:09:08.090 --> 00:09:09.200
  • We can't be judgmental.
  • 00:09:09.200 --> 00:09:11.210
  • We've got to be
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  • a house of mercy.
  • 00:09:14.100 --> 00:09:17.100
  • The church needs to be baptized
  • 00:09:17.100 --> 00:09:20.020
  • in mercy.
  • 00:09:20.020 --> 00:09:22.190
  • We've got a room for treasures,
  • 00:09:22.190 --> 00:09:25.020
  • we've got a room
  • 00:09:25.020 --> 00:09:26.130
  • for inner chambers,
  • 00:09:26.130 --> 00:09:27.080
  • we've got a room for porches
  • 00:09:27.080 --> 00:09:29.020
  • and vestibules, David said.
  • 00:09:29.020 --> 00:09:32.000
  • But you make sure
  • 00:09:32.000 --> 00:09:33.150
  • when you build God a temple
  • 00:09:33.150 --> 00:09:35.010
  • that you have a place for mercy.
  • 00:09:37.110 --> 00:09:40.110
  • If we don't have great mercy
  • 00:09:40.110 --> 00:09:41.260
  • in this church,
  • 00:09:41.260 --> 00:09:43.230
  • then there won't be any
  • 00:09:43.230 --> 00:09:44.160
  • of the blood of Jesus Christ
  • 00:09:44.160 --> 00:09:46.000
  • and the overcoming power
  • 00:09:46.000 --> 00:09:47.140
  • of the blood on this ministry.
  • 00:09:47.140 --> 00:09:49.090
  • The more that we provide
  • 00:09:49.090 --> 00:09:51.090
  • a mercy seat,
  • 00:09:51.090 --> 00:09:52.060
  • the bigger our mercy seat gets,
  • 00:09:52.060 --> 00:09:54.010
  • the more the blood of Jesus
  • 00:09:54.070 --> 00:09:57.070
  • comes to save
  • 00:09:57.070 --> 00:09:58.020
  • that which is lost.
  • 00:09:58.020 --> 00:10:00.200
  • Make a place for it.
  • 00:10:00.200 --> 00:10:02.290
  • I have experienced it
  • 00:10:02.290 --> 00:10:03.280
  • in my life.
  • 00:10:03.280 --> 00:10:05.140
  • I want mercy.
  • 00:10:05.140 --> 00:10:07.110
  • I want it not to be left out
  • 00:10:07.120 --> 00:10:10.120
  • of the equation.
  • 00:10:10.120 --> 00:10:12.140
  • Why did David get mercy
  • 00:10:12.140 --> 00:10:15.120
  • when he committed adultery?
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  • I believe it was because
  • 00:10:17.190 --> 00:10:19.100
  • he had mercy on one
  • 00:10:19.100 --> 00:10:20.000
  • of Saul's last living relatives
  • 00:10:20.290 --> 00:10:23.290
  • who was named Mephibosheth,
  • 00:10:23.290 --> 00:10:26.260
  • who was a crippled boy
  • 00:10:26.260 --> 00:10:27.190
  • who could not help himself.
  • 00:10:27.190 --> 00:10:28.280
  • And judgment said,
  • 00:10:28.280 --> 00:10:30.170
  • "You kill all the lineage
  • 00:10:30.170 --> 00:10:32.200
  • of the previous king,
  • 00:10:32.200 --> 00:10:34.020
  • and that's his last seed;
  • 00:10:34.020 --> 00:10:36.080
  • it's Mephibosheth,
  • 00:10:36.080 --> 00:10:37.060
  • he's kin to Saul.
  • 00:10:37.060 --> 00:10:38.170
  • You ought to kill him, David."
  • 00:10:38.170 --> 00:10:40.030
  • But the Bible said that David
  • 00:10:40.030 --> 00:10:41.160
  • brought him into the palace
  • 00:10:41.160 --> 00:10:43.050
  • and put him at his table
  • 00:10:43.050 --> 00:10:44.230
  • and fed him
  • 00:10:44.230 --> 00:10:45.170
  • and took care of him.
  • 00:10:45.170 --> 00:10:47.010
  • And I believe,
  • 00:10:47.010 --> 00:10:47.240
  • I can't prove this,
  • 00:10:47.240 --> 00:10:48.230
  • but I believe that the reason
  • 00:10:48.230 --> 00:10:49.230
  • that judgment did not hit David
  • 00:10:49.230 --> 00:10:52.040
  • and wipe him out
  • 00:10:52.040 --> 00:10:53.100
  • when he messed up with Bathsheba
  • 00:10:53.100 --> 00:10:54.160
  • and killed her husband
  • 00:10:54.160 --> 00:10:56.160
  • in an attempt
  • 00:10:56.160 --> 00:10:57.230
  • to cover up his sin,
  • 00:10:57.230 --> 00:10:59.190
  • the reason God gave him mercy,
  • 00:10:59.190 --> 00:11:01.190
  • meaning holding back
  • 00:11:01.190 --> 00:11:04.090
  • what we deserve
  • 00:11:04.090 --> 00:11:05.060
  • is because he showed mercy
  • 00:11:05.060 --> 00:11:07.030
  • to a crippled boy
  • 00:11:07.030 --> 00:11:08.260
  • who couldn't help himself.
  • 00:11:08.260 --> 00:11:10.180
  • And God saw it and God said,
  • 00:11:10.180 --> 00:11:11.230
  • "Blessed are the merciful,
  • 00:11:11.230 --> 00:11:13.270
  • for they shall obtain mercy."
  • 00:11:20.040 --> 00:11:23.040
  • Tim, come up here
  • 00:11:23.040 --> 00:11:24.010
  • and help me just a moment.
  • 00:11:24.010 --> 00:11:26.060
  • The mercy seat had on
  • 00:11:26.060 --> 00:11:28.120
  • one end a cherubim.
  • 00:11:28.140 --> 00:11:31.140
  • Stand right there
  • 00:11:31.140 --> 00:11:33.010
  • and just hold your arms up
  • 00:11:33.010 --> 00:11:34.110
  • like this, both of them.
  • 00:11:34.110 --> 00:11:35.290
  • The Bible said that Moses,
  • 00:11:35.290 --> 00:11:38.050
  • when he made it,
  • 00:11:38.050 --> 00:11:39.120
  • was commanded to take gold
  • 00:11:39.120 --> 00:11:42.100
  • and a hammer
  • 00:11:42.100 --> 00:11:43.100
  • and beat that cherubim
  • 00:11:43.100 --> 00:11:45.260
  • to stand guard
  • 00:11:45.260 --> 00:11:47.060
  • over the mercy seat.
  • 00:11:47.060 --> 00:11:49.140
  • And then there was
  • 00:11:49.140 --> 00:11:50.250
  • another angel, which I am,
  • 00:11:51.210 --> 00:11:54.210
  • on the other side.
  • 00:11:54.210 --> 00:11:56.020
  • And the Bible said,
  • 00:11:56.020 --> 00:11:57.270
  • this is so important,
  • 00:11:57.270 --> 00:11:59.260
  • that their wings touched,
  • 00:12:01.010 --> 00:12:04.010
  • but they did not look
  • 00:12:04.010 --> 00:12:05.030
  • eye to eye.
  • 00:12:05.030 --> 00:12:06.140
  • The Bible said that
  • 00:12:06.140 --> 00:12:07.170
  • God commanded Moses
  • 00:12:07.170 --> 00:12:09.150
  • that their heads
  • 00:12:09.150 --> 00:12:10.090
  • would be looking down
  • 00:12:10.090 --> 00:12:11.220
  • on the mercy seat.
  • 00:12:11.220 --> 00:12:14.170
  • In other words,
  • 00:12:14.170 --> 00:12:16.000
  • I don't have to see eye to eye
  • 00:12:16.000 --> 00:12:17.120
  • to get in agreement
  • 00:12:17.120 --> 00:12:18.260
  • with you on everything.
  • 00:12:18.260 --> 00:12:21.120
  • If I will see you through
  • 00:12:21.120 --> 00:12:24.000
  • the blood
  • 00:12:24.000 --> 00:12:24.270
  • and through the mercy of God,
  • 00:12:24.270 --> 00:12:26.150
  • we can see each other through
  • 00:12:26.150 --> 00:12:27.120
  • the blood,
  • 00:12:27.120 --> 00:12:29.050
  • see each other through
  • 00:12:29.050 --> 00:12:30.010
  • the mercy, and then
  • 00:12:30.010 --> 00:12:30.280
  • we touch and agree.
  • 00:12:30.280 --> 00:12:32.020
  • And God said, "I'll dwell
  • 00:12:32.020 --> 00:12:33.130
  • above the mercy seat
  • 00:12:33.130 --> 00:12:36.040
  • and the cherubim's wings,
  • 00:12:36.040 --> 00:12:37.240
  • wherever people get together."
  • 00:12:37.240 --> 00:12:40.150
  • How good and how pleasant
  • 00:12:40.150 --> 00:12:41.170
  • it is for men and brothers
  • 00:12:41.170 --> 00:12:43.000
  • to dwell together in unity.
  • 00:12:43.000 --> 00:12:45.020
  • They're not looking eye to eye
  • 00:12:45.020 --> 00:12:46.050
  • on everything.
  • 00:12:46.050 --> 00:12:47.220
  • They're seeing each other
  • 00:12:47.220 --> 00:12:48.230
  • through mercy,
  • 00:12:48.230 --> 00:12:49.140
  • through the blood,
  • 00:12:49.140 --> 00:12:50.170
  • through the grace of God.
  • 00:12:50.170 --> 00:12:53.000
  • And because of it, God says,
  • 00:12:53.000 --> 00:12:54.130
  • "I'll dwell in that house.
  • 00:12:54.130 --> 00:12:56.240
  • I'll dwell in that marriage.
  • 00:12:56.240 --> 00:12:58.180
  • I'll dwell in that family."
  • 00:12:58.180 --> 00:13:00.180
  • They won't always see
  • 00:13:00.180 --> 00:13:01.250
  • eye to eye.
  • 00:13:01.250 --> 00:13:02.230
  • They'll have arguments
  • 00:13:02.230 --> 00:13:03.260
  • and disagreements;
  • 00:13:03.260 --> 00:13:04.290
  • but if they'll see each other
  • 00:13:04.290 --> 00:13:06.100
  • through the mercy,
  • 00:13:06.100 --> 00:13:07.230
  • see each other
  • 00:13:07.230 --> 00:13:08.160
  • through the blood,
  • 00:13:08.160 --> 00:13:09.130
  • I'll bring unity.
  • 00:13:09.130 --> 00:13:10.270
  • I'll bring healing.
  • 00:13:10.270 --> 00:13:12.090
  • And My glory
  • 00:13:12.090 --> 00:13:13.050
  • will fill that house."
  • 00:13:13.220 --> 00:13:16.220
  • Somebody give Him praise
  • 00:13:16.220 --> 00:13:17.240
  • if you believe it.
  • 00:13:17.240 --> 00:13:18.250
  • Somebody give Him praise
  • 00:13:18.250 --> 00:13:19.240
  • if you believe it.
  • 00:13:23.130 --> 00:13:26.130
  • I say to the body of Christ,
  • 00:13:26.130 --> 00:13:29.030
  • I say to my Methodist friends,
  • 00:13:30.090 --> 00:13:33.090
  • we don't have to see eye to eye.
  • 00:13:33.090 --> 00:13:35.030
  • I'm Pentecostal.
  • 00:13:35.030 --> 00:13:36.240
  • I'm spirit-filled.
  • 00:13:36.240 --> 00:13:37.240
  • I pray in the spirit.
  • 00:13:37.240 --> 00:13:39.280
  • I shout.
  • 00:13:39.280 --> 00:13:40.260
  • I raise my hands.
  • 00:13:40.260 --> 00:13:42.070
  • I rejoice out loud,
  • 00:13:42.070 --> 00:13:45.050
  • even in public places.
  • 00:13:45.050 --> 00:13:46.070
  • But it's okay.
  • 00:13:46.210 --> 00:13:49.210
  • We don't have to see eye to eye.
  • 00:13:49.210 --> 00:13:50.290
  • Let's just see each other
  • 00:13:50.290 --> 00:13:52.120
  • through mercy.
  • 00:13:52.120 --> 00:13:53.200
  • Let's see each other through
  • 00:13:53.200 --> 00:13:55.100
  • the blood
  • 00:13:55.100 --> 00:13:56.020
  • and let's come together.
  • 00:13:56.020 --> 00:13:57.060
  • We need each other.
  • 00:13:57.060 --> 00:13:58.220
  • The Baptists,
  • 00:13:58.220 --> 00:13:59.230
  • the Methodists,
  • 00:13:59.230 --> 00:14:00.160
  • the Catholic;
  • 00:14:00.160 --> 00:14:01.070
  • anybody preaching Jesus,
  • 00:14:01.070 --> 00:14:03.030
  • preaching His grace,
  • 00:14:03.030 --> 00:14:04.270
  • His blood, the death,
  • 00:14:04.270 --> 00:14:06.210
  • the burial, the resurrection
  • 00:14:06.210 --> 00:14:08.000
  • is my brother, is my sister,
  • 00:14:08.030 --> 00:14:11.030
  • and I'm not going to fight you.
  • 00:14:14.220 --> 00:14:17.220
  • Black and white; we don't
  • 00:14:17.220 --> 00:14:19.000
  • have to agree on everything.
  • 00:14:19.000 --> 00:14:21.030
  • Let's see each other
  • 00:14:21.030 --> 00:14:22.080
  • through the mercy,
  • 00:14:22.080 --> 00:14:24.140
  • through the blood.
  • 00:14:24.140 --> 00:14:26.290
  • That's what America needs.
  • 00:14:26.290 --> 00:14:28.230
  • That's what the world needs.
  • 00:14:28.230 --> 00:14:31.140
  • God, have mercy on us.
  • 00:14:39.080 --> 00:14:42.080
  • Some of you don't understand
  • 00:14:42.080 --> 00:14:43.150
  • what marriage is all about,
  • 00:14:43.150 --> 00:14:45.030
  • and I just gave you
  • 00:14:45.030 --> 00:14:45.250
  • what it's all about.
  • 00:14:45.250 --> 00:14:47.230
  • You're not going to see
  • 00:14:47.230 --> 00:14:49.220
  • eye to eye on everything.
  • 00:14:49.220 --> 00:14:51.150
  • So what a family has to do
  • 00:14:51.150 --> 00:14:53.290
  • is see each other through mercy,
  • 00:14:55.010 --> 00:14:58.010
  • through blood.
  • 00:14:58.010 --> 00:14:59.280
  • "You hurt me, but I love you.
  • 00:15:01.120 --> 00:15:04.120
  • You disappointed me,
  • 00:15:04.120 --> 00:15:05.190
  • but I forgive you.
  • 00:15:05.190 --> 00:15:07.020
  • You broke my heart,
  • 00:15:07.020 --> 00:15:09.050
  • but you're mine and I'm yours.
  • 00:15:10.040 --> 00:15:13.040
  • Entreat me not to leave you.
  • 00:15:13.040 --> 00:15:15.060
  • Your people are my people,
  • 00:15:15.060 --> 00:15:18.040
  • your God is my God."
  • 00:15:18.120 --> 00:15:21.120
  • No, we're not perfect people,
  • 00:15:21.120 --> 00:15:22.290
  • perfect families,
  • 00:15:22.290 --> 00:15:24.180
  • perfect ministries,
  • 00:15:24.180 --> 00:15:26.000
  • but if we'll see each other
  • 00:15:26.000 --> 00:15:26.260
  • through the blood,
  • 00:15:26.260 --> 00:15:29.090
  • His glory will come
  • 00:15:29.090 --> 00:15:30.000
  • on our imperfection
  • 00:15:30.000 --> 00:15:31.040
  • and make us something beautiful
  • 00:15:31.040 --> 00:15:32.280
  • for His glory and His namesake.
  • 00:15:34.010 --> 00:15:37.010
  • Everybody take a praise break
  • 00:15:37.010 --> 00:15:37.190
  • at every campus
  • 00:15:37.190 --> 00:15:38.170
  • and thank Him for the mercy.
  • 00:15:38.170 --> 00:15:41.080
  • It's on your house.
  • 00:15:41.080 --> 00:15:42.200
  • It's on your marriage.
  • 00:15:42.200 --> 00:15:43.260
  • It's on your children.
  • 00:15:48.100 --> 00:15:51.100
  • Michelangelo, the only Bible
  • 00:15:52.000 --> 00:15:55.000
  • he had to read
  • 00:15:55.000 --> 00:15:56.000
  • was the Latin interpretation.
  • 00:15:57.000 --> 00:16:00.020
  • The Latin interpretation
  • 00:16:00.020 --> 00:16:01.120
  • of the Bible, when it talked
  • 00:16:01.120 --> 00:16:03.140
  • about Moses being
  • 00:16:03.140 --> 00:16:04.180
  • on the mountain
  • 00:16:04.180 --> 00:16:05.140
  • and the glory of God
  • 00:16:05.140 --> 00:16:06.120
  • coming on him and having
  • 00:16:06.120 --> 00:16:07.090
  • to cover his face with a veil,
  • 00:16:07.090 --> 00:16:09.150
  • in the Latin Bible, there was
  • 00:16:09.150 --> 00:16:10.070
  • a misinterpretation
  • 00:16:10.070 --> 00:16:11.030
  • of the word glory.
  • 00:16:11.030 --> 00:16:12.260
  • And instead of glory
  • 00:16:12.260 --> 00:16:14.080
  • being on his face,
  • 00:16:14.080 --> 00:16:15.110
  • it said they misinterpreted it
  • 00:16:15.110 --> 00:16:17.120
  • in the Latin Bible
  • 00:16:17.120 --> 00:16:18.190
  • to say that Moses had horns,
  • 00:16:18.190 --> 00:16:21.170
  • two of 'em,
  • 00:16:21.170 --> 00:16:22.180
  • coming out of his head.
  • 00:16:22.180 --> 00:16:23.290
  • Well, we know what
  • 00:16:23.290 --> 00:16:24.210
  • horns represent.
  • 00:16:24.210 --> 00:16:25.270
  • He had two horns coming out.
  • 00:16:25.290 --> 00:16:28.290
  • Therefore, when you see any
  • 00:16:28.290 --> 00:16:29.290
  • of Michelangelo's paintings,
  • 00:16:33.220 --> 00:16:36.220
  • because of a misinterpretation,
  • 00:16:36.220 --> 00:16:38.280
  • all of the classic,
  • 00:16:38.280 --> 00:16:41.020
  • priceless paintings
  • 00:16:41.020 --> 00:16:42.170
  • have Moses with horns on him.
  • 00:16:42.170 --> 00:16:45.150
  • Here's my point:
  • 00:16:45.150 --> 00:16:47.130
  • sometimes you hear something
  • 00:16:47.130 --> 00:16:49.080
  • and you put it through
  • 00:16:49.080 --> 00:16:50.110
  • your Latin interpretation;
  • 00:16:50.110 --> 00:16:52.000
  • you hear something
  • 00:16:52.000 --> 00:16:53.170
  • about somebody,
  • 00:16:53.170 --> 00:16:55.110
  • all of a sudden,
  • 00:16:55.110 --> 00:16:56.230
  • that person
  • 00:16:56.230 --> 00:16:57.120
  • you're talking about,
  • 00:16:57.120 --> 00:16:58.080
  • you put horns on 'em.
  • 00:16:58.080 --> 00:17:01.050
  • Every time you think of
  • 00:17:01.050 --> 00:17:02.130
  • that person,
  • 00:17:02.130 --> 00:17:03.080
  • you have a picture painted
  • 00:17:03.080 --> 00:17:04.170
  • in your mind of that person
  • 00:17:04.170 --> 00:17:06.040
  • with horns 'cause somebody
  • 00:17:06.040 --> 00:17:08.240
  • said something about 'em
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  • or you heard somebody
  • 00:17:10.180 --> 00:17:11.060
  • say something about it,
  • 00:17:11.060 --> 00:17:12.060
  • you heard a second-hand,
  • 00:17:12.060 --> 00:17:13.030
  • third-hand something
  • 00:17:13.030 --> 00:17:14.210
  • somebody said about 'em,
  • 00:17:14.210 --> 00:17:15.180
  • and so you just, in your mind,
  • 00:17:15.180 --> 00:17:17.040
  • paint horns on 'em
  • 00:17:17.040 --> 00:17:18.210
  • and "they're the devil".
  • 00:17:19.090 --> 00:17:22.090
  • And it takes a lot of de-horning
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  • to get the horns off of a person
  • 00:17:24.000 --> 00:17:26.280
  • that you painted horns on
  • 00:17:26.280 --> 00:17:28.160
  • in your mind.
  • 00:17:29.180 --> 00:17:32.180
  • I've come to preach to you
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  • that Moses didn't have horns.
  • 00:17:34.260 --> 00:17:37.260
  • And there's a lot of people
  • 00:17:37.260 --> 00:17:39.180
  • that you're painting horns
  • 00:17:39.180 --> 00:17:41.270
  • on because you're not
  • 00:17:41.270 --> 00:17:42.260
  • showing 'em mercy
  • 00:17:42.260 --> 00:17:43.240
  • and you're not showing 'em grace
  • 00:17:43.240 --> 00:17:45.150
  • and you're not showing 'em
  • 00:17:45.150 --> 00:17:46.140
  • the love of God.
  • 00:17:46.140 --> 00:17:47.260
  • And God is saying,
  • 00:17:47.260 --> 00:17:49.030
  • "They don't have horns.
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  • You just don't have mercy."
  • 00:17:50.170 --> 00:17:52.090
  • Because, listen to this,
  • 00:17:52.090 --> 00:17:54.290
  • what one interpretation said
  • 00:17:54.290 --> 00:17:57.030
  • was horns;
  • 00:17:57.030 --> 00:17:57.270
  • God's interpretation said,
  • 00:17:57.270 --> 00:17:59.260
  • "It's not horns; it's My glory.
  • 00:17:59.260 --> 00:18:02.220
  • My glory's going to come upon
  • 00:18:02.220 --> 00:18:04.060
  • that area of his life,
  • 00:18:04.060 --> 00:18:06.000
  • so you get your horns
  • 00:18:06.000 --> 00:18:07.010
  • off of him."
  • 00:18:07.060 --> 00:18:10.060
  • Just because people don't agree
  • 00:18:10.060 --> 00:18:10.280
  • with everything
  • 00:18:10.280 --> 00:18:12.040
  • doesn't mean they have horns.
  • 00:18:13.070 --> 00:18:16.070
  • You married that man;
  • 00:18:16.070 --> 00:18:16.260
  • don't go around now saying,
  • 00:18:16.260 --> 00:18:19.190
  • "That thing's got horns.
  • 00:18:19.190 --> 00:18:21.010
  • Look at him."
  • 00:18:21.010 --> 00:18:23.230
  • No; he's the same dummy
  • 00:18:23.230 --> 00:18:25.090
  • you married.
  • 00:18:25.090 --> 00:18:27.120
  • Come on.
  • 00:18:27.120 --> 00:18:28.160
  • Look at him.
  • 00:18:28.160 --> 00:18:29.080
  • Say, "Poor dumb thing."
  • 00:18:29.080 --> 00:18:30.120
  • Come on.
  • 00:18:30.120 --> 00:18:31.010
  • Look at him.
  • 00:18:31.010 --> 00:18:31.210
  • Just say, "Poor ol' dumb thing."
  • 00:18:31.220 --> 00:18:34.220
  • She hasn't got horns either.
  • 00:18:36.110 --> 00:18:39.110
  • I got less amens on that.
  • 00:18:39.110 --> 00:18:40.210
  • She hasn't got horns either.
  • 00:18:44.120 --> 00:18:47.120
  • De-horn 'em.
  • 00:18:47.120 --> 00:18:49.270
  • Show mercy.
  • 00:18:50.060 --> 00:18:53.060
  • See 'em through the blood.
  • 00:18:53.080 --> 00:18:56.080
  • God, forgive us.
  • 00:18:56.090 --> 00:18:59.090
  • Love again.
  • 00:18:59.090 --> 00:19:01.250
  • Or you can keep the horns on
  • 00:19:02.090 --> 00:19:05.090
  • and fight for another week.
  • 00:19:06.090 --> 00:19:09.090
  • Do you want to be reconciled
  • 00:19:09.090 --> 00:19:11.190
  • or do you want to be right?
  • 00:19:12.100 --> 00:19:15.100
  • 'Cause sometimes
  • 00:19:15.100 --> 00:19:16.020
  • you can be right
  • 00:19:16.020 --> 00:19:16.220
  • and be right lonely.
  • 00:19:17.290 --> 00:19:20.290
  • Sometimes it's just better
  • 00:19:20.290 --> 00:19:22.100
  • to be a peacemaker; say,
  • 00:19:22.100 --> 00:19:23.180
  • "I see you through the blood,
  • 00:19:23.180 --> 00:19:24.200
  • I see you through mercy.
  • 00:19:24.200 --> 00:19:26.000
  • I'll need it down the road.
  • 00:19:26.000 --> 00:19:27.160
  • I'll be the one guilty.
  • 00:19:27.160 --> 00:19:28.180
  • Deep down inside,
  • 00:19:28.180 --> 00:19:29.140
  • even though you won't admit it,
  • 00:19:29.140 --> 00:19:30.290
  • I know you know
  • 00:19:30.290 --> 00:19:33.190
  • that you were wrong.
  • 00:19:33.190 --> 00:19:36.050
  • And even if you won't
  • 00:19:36.050 --> 00:19:37.080
  • say it... "
  • 00:19:37.080 --> 00:19:38.210
  • I need Cherise right here
  • 00:19:38.210 --> 00:19:40.010
  • right now.
  • 00:19:40.010 --> 00:19:41.100
  • "Even if you won't say it,
  • 00:19:41.100 --> 00:19:43.140
  • I see you through mercy.
  • 00:19:43.140 --> 00:19:45.150
  • Because next week
  • 00:19:45.150 --> 00:19:46.200
  • it'll probably be me."
  • 00:19:49.050 --> 00:19:52.050
  • Probably.
  • 00:19:53.110 --> 00:19:56.110
  • I'm almost done.
  • 00:19:56.110 --> 00:19:58.160
  • I'll close with this thought.
  • 00:19:58.220 --> 00:20:01.220
  • But in Greek mythology,
  • 00:20:01.220 --> 00:20:04.060
  • Zanthrys invites Aesop
  • 00:20:07.210 --> 00:20:10.210
  • over for dinner,
  • 00:20:10.210 --> 00:20:12.110
  • these Greek gods.
  • 00:20:12.110 --> 00:20:13.240
  • And he says, "I want you
  • 00:20:13.240 --> 00:20:15.100
  • to bring for a present
  • 00:20:15.100 --> 00:20:16.160
  • the most wonderful thing
  • 00:20:16.160 --> 00:20:18.260
  • in the world."
  • 00:20:18.260 --> 00:20:19.280
  • And that night, Aesop brought,
  • 00:20:21.140 --> 00:20:24.140
  • as a gift, in a package,
  • 00:20:25.140 --> 00:20:28.140
  • a tongue.
  • 00:20:28.140 --> 00:20:30.170
  • A tongue.
  • 00:20:30.170 --> 00:20:31.220
  • And said, "This is the most
  • 00:20:31.220 --> 00:20:32.290
  • wonderful thing in the world."
  • 00:20:32.290 --> 00:20:35.030
  • He invited him back
  • 00:20:35.030 --> 00:20:37.140
  • the next night and he said,
  • 00:20:37.140 --> 00:20:38.150
  • "Bring the worst thing
  • 00:20:38.210 --> 00:20:41.210
  • in the world."
  • 00:20:41.210 --> 00:20:42.220
  • The next night,
  • 00:20:42.220 --> 00:20:44.090
  • Aesop brought a tongue,
  • 00:20:46.110 --> 00:20:49.110
  • because he knew that the tongue
  • 00:20:52.010 --> 00:20:55.010
  • could be the best thing
  • 00:20:55.010 --> 00:20:56.250
  • in the world
  • 00:20:56.250 --> 00:20:58.070
  • or the worst thing in the world,
  • 00:20:58.070 --> 00:20:59.250
  • because death and life
  • 00:20:59.250 --> 00:21:01.290
  • are in the power of the tongue.
  • 00:21:02.090 --> 00:21:05.090
  • It's the most wonderful thing
  • 00:21:05.090 --> 00:21:06.240
  • in your life
  • 00:21:06.240 --> 00:21:07.220
  • or it is the worst thing
  • 00:21:07.220 --> 00:21:09.130
  • in your life,
  • 00:21:09.130 --> 00:21:10.220
  • and it depends
  • 00:21:10.220 --> 00:21:12.070
  • on how you use it.
  • 00:21:12.070 --> 00:21:14.040
  • What you speak,
  • 00:21:14.040 --> 00:21:16.120
  • whether you show mercy,
  • 00:21:16.160 --> 00:21:19.160
  • when you show love,
  • 00:21:19.160 --> 00:21:21.050
  • what you say - Your tongue
  • 00:21:21.050 --> 00:21:22.260
  • will either become
  • 00:21:22.260 --> 00:21:23.170
  • the most wonderful thing
  • 00:21:23.170 --> 00:21:25.130
  • for your family to hear
  • 00:21:25.130 --> 00:21:27.000
  • or the worst thing.
  • 00:21:27.080 --> 00:21:30.080
  • And my prayer is
  • 00:21:30.080 --> 00:21:31.200
  • "Touch my lips with a coal
  • 00:21:31.200 --> 00:21:33.290
  • from off the altars of heaven.
  • 00:21:34.080 --> 00:21:37.080
  • I don't know who I'm preaching
  • 00:21:37.080 --> 00:21:38.240
  • to today exactly,
  • 00:21:38.240 --> 00:21:40.080
  • but God has great mercy for you.
  • 00:21:41.010 --> 00:21:44.010
  • There's a place of mercy -
  • 00:21:44.010 --> 00:21:45.180
  • My body is His temple
  • 00:21:45.180 --> 00:21:46.190
  • and there's a place of mercy
  • 00:21:46.190 --> 00:21:48.290
  • that needs to be
  • 00:21:48.290 --> 00:21:51.070
  • in all of our temples
  • 00:21:51.070 --> 00:21:52.180
  • for people who mess up.
  • 00:21:52.180 --> 00:21:55.130
  • And I don't know
  • 00:21:55.130 --> 00:21:57.250
  • what you need today,
  • 00:21:57.250 --> 00:22:00.060
  • but I feel led to tell you
  • 00:22:00.060 --> 00:22:01.130
  • there's not just great grace,
  • 00:22:01.130 --> 00:22:02.230
  • there is great mercy
  • 00:22:02.230 --> 00:22:05.140
  • God can hold back.
  • 00:22:05.140 --> 00:22:08.070
  • Maybe, and this is what
  • 00:22:08.070 --> 00:22:09.180
  • I really felt,
  • 00:22:09.180 --> 00:22:10.190
  • that it's like the Egyptian army
  • 00:22:10.190 --> 00:22:12.070
  • and Pharaoh.
  • 00:22:12.070 --> 00:22:13.220
  • You got out but now
  • 00:22:13.220 --> 00:22:14.230
  • something from the past,
  • 00:22:14.230 --> 00:22:16.060
  • the chariots are rumbling
  • 00:22:16.060 --> 00:22:17.150
  • and it's trying to come back
  • 00:22:17.150 --> 00:22:18.190
  • and get you.
  • 00:22:18.190 --> 00:22:19.250
  • Something from your past,
  • 00:22:19.250 --> 00:22:21.100
  • some shame, some guilt,
  • 00:22:21.100 --> 00:22:23.100
  • some mess-up, some failure,
  • 00:22:23.100 --> 00:22:25.060
  • and it's coming;
  • 00:22:25.060 --> 00:22:26.170
  • that Pharaoh's army's
  • 00:22:26.170 --> 00:22:27.250
  • coming back to enslave you.
  • 00:22:27.250 --> 00:22:30.020
  • But the Lord said to Moses,
  • 00:22:30.020 --> 00:22:31.180
  • "Look; I want you to see this."
  • 00:22:31.180 --> 00:22:33.240
  • And he turned around
  • 00:22:33.240 --> 00:22:35.210
  • and the Bible said that
  • 00:22:35.210 --> 00:22:36.180
  • the Red Sea swallowed them up.
  • 00:22:36.290 --> 00:22:39.290
  • That's mercy, holding back
  • 00:22:39.290 --> 00:22:42.080
  • what you deserve.
  • 00:22:42.080 --> 00:22:44.040
  • Then, once he got through,
  • 00:22:44.040 --> 00:22:45.290
  • God said, "I'm moving My hand,"
  • 00:22:45.290 --> 00:22:48.220
  • and the enemy was swallowed up.
  • 00:22:49.250 --> 00:22:52.250
  • I love what God told Moses.
  • 00:22:52.250 --> 00:22:55.060
  • He said, "These enemies
  • 00:22:55.060 --> 00:22:57.170
  • you shall see no more.
  • 00:22:58.140 --> 00:23:01.160
  • My mercy has forever held back
  • 00:23:04.150 --> 00:23:07.150
  • what you deserve."
  • 00:23:07.150 --> 00:23:09.260
  • The Red Sea, the blood of Jesus
  • 00:23:09.260 --> 00:23:12.200
  • has swallowed up your past
  • 00:23:12.230 --> 00:23:15.230
  • and the mercy has held back
  • 00:23:15.270 --> 00:23:18.270
  • what you deserve
  • 00:23:18.270 --> 00:23:20.020
  • and grace has given you
  • 00:23:20.020 --> 00:23:21.030
  • what you don't deserve.
  • 00:23:22.040 --> 00:23:25.040
  • And you can be
  • 00:23:25.040 --> 00:23:26.020
  • totally restored and renewed.
  • 00:23:26.020 --> 00:23:29.000
  • There is in this house,
  • 00:23:29.000 --> 00:23:32.000
  • and it is at every campus,
  • 00:23:32.000 --> 00:23:33.070
  • - In our closing moments
  • 00:23:42.210 --> 00:23:43.230
  • of this program,
  • 00:23:43.230 --> 00:23:44.290
  • I wanna share with you
  • 00:23:44.290 --> 00:23:46.030
  • a humbling opportunity
  • 00:23:46.030 --> 00:23:48.160
  • that we have to bless
  • 00:23:48.160 --> 00:23:50.040
  • God's chosen people,
  • 00:23:50.040 --> 00:23:51.220
  • and God's chosen land;
  • 00:23:51.220 --> 00:23:53.130
  • the Nation of Israel.
  • 00:23:53.130 --> 00:23:55.240
  • Recently, I travelled there
  • 00:23:55.240 --> 00:23:57.140
  • and visited a community
  • 00:23:57.140 --> 00:23:59.020
  • about 20 minutes
  • 00:23:59.020 --> 00:24:00.180
  • outside of Jerusalem,
  • 00:24:00.180 --> 00:24:02.150
  • that had been completely
  • 00:24:02.150 --> 00:24:03.270
  • destroyed by terrorists.
  • 00:24:03.270 --> 00:24:05.180
  • Hundreds of families
  • 00:24:05.180 --> 00:24:06.270
  • were devastated
  • 00:24:06.270 --> 00:24:08.160
  • as their lives were
  • 00:24:08.160 --> 00:24:09.180
  • burned to the ground.
  • 00:24:09.180 --> 00:24:11.010
  • Thankfully, miraculously,
  • 00:24:11.010 --> 00:24:13.020
  • not one person lost their life,
  • 00:24:13.020 --> 00:24:15.170
  • but I believe that we are
  • 00:24:15.170 --> 00:24:16.170
  • living in prophetic times.
  • 00:24:16.170 --> 00:24:19.080
  • We can be a part of
  • 00:24:19.080 --> 00:24:21.000
  • fulfilling Biblical prophecy,
  • 00:24:21.000 --> 00:24:23.210
  • found in Isaiah 61;
  • 00:24:23.210 --> 00:24:26.020
  • God promised that,
  • 00:24:26.020 --> 00:24:27.160
  • for their ashes,
  • 00:24:27.160 --> 00:24:29.100
  • He would give them beauty.
  • 00:24:29.180 --> 00:24:32.180
  • He's going to use
  • 00:24:32.180 --> 00:24:33.270
  • you and I to do it.
  • 00:24:33.270 --> 00:24:35.180
  • Together, we're gonna provide
  • 00:24:35.180 --> 00:24:37.110
  • the resources -- I love this.
  • 00:24:37.110 --> 00:24:39.170
  • Listen to this:
  • 00:24:39.170 --> 00:24:40.190
  • to plant trees of victory.
  • 00:24:40.190 --> 00:24:42.270
  • You know that
  • 00:24:42.270 --> 00:24:43.110
  • it actually said that?
  • 00:24:43.110 --> 00:24:44.130
  • It said, in Isaiah 61,
  • 00:24:44.130 --> 00:24:46.150
  • "There would be trees of victory
  • 00:24:46.150 --> 00:24:49.040
  • to rebuild the ruined cities,
  • 00:24:49.040 --> 00:24:51.280
  • to declare that no one
  • 00:24:51.280 --> 00:24:54.010
  • will ever be able
  • 00:24:54.010 --> 00:24:56.010
  • to take the land of Israel away
  • 00:24:56.010 --> 00:24:58.070
  • from the Jewish people again."
  • 00:24:58.070 --> 00:25:00.240
  • Will you help me replant
  • 00:25:00.240 --> 00:25:02.180
  • the trees of victory?
  • 00:25:02.180 --> 00:25:04.100
  • Sometimes, God does require
  • 00:25:04.100 --> 00:25:06.070
  • of us to go extra,
  • 00:25:06.070 --> 00:25:08.180
  • to do something
  • 00:25:08.180 --> 00:25:09.140
  • we've never done,
  • 00:25:09.140 --> 00:25:10.240
  • if you wanna get a harvest
  • 00:25:10.240 --> 00:25:12.160
  • you've never had.
  • 00:25:12.160 --> 00:25:13.280
  • Whatever you can do,
  • 00:25:13.280 --> 00:25:15.100
  • do the very best
  • 00:25:15.100 --> 00:25:16.150
  • that you can do.
  • 00:25:16.150 --> 00:25:17.240
  • And, today, what you make happen
  • 00:25:17.240 --> 00:25:19.270
  • for Israel in fulfilling
  • 00:25:19.270 --> 00:25:21.080
  • Isaiah 61 --
  • 00:25:21.080 --> 00:25:22.230
  • Think of it:
  • 00:25:22.230 --> 00:25:23.170
  • we're rebuilding, replanting,
  • 00:25:23.230 --> 00:25:26.230
  • and restoring
  • 00:25:26.230 --> 00:25:28.110
  • a whole community in Israel;
  • 00:25:28.150 --> 00:25:31.150
  • you and I, together.
  • 00:25:31.150 --> 00:25:33.090
  • Will you join me?
  • 00:25:33.090 --> 00:25:34.080
  • Don't delay.
  • 00:25:34.080 --> 00:25:35.060
  • Here's my announcer to share
  • 00:25:35.060 --> 00:25:36.180
  • how you can be a part
  • 00:25:36.180 --> 00:25:38.090
  • of this incredible
  • 00:25:38.090 --> 00:25:39.110
  • miracle and opportunity
  • 00:25:39.110 --> 00:25:41.040
  • to bless the nation
  • 00:25:41.040 --> 00:25:42.170
  • - ANNOUNCER: Terrorism
  • 00:25:45.170 --> 00:25:46.030
  • in Israel is not just a threat;
  • 00:25:46.030 --> 00:25:48.040
  • it's a reality.
  • 00:25:48.040 --> 00:25:49.130
  • Today, hundreds of thousands
  • 00:25:49.130 --> 00:25:50.210
  • of Jewish families and children
  • 00:25:50.210 --> 00:25:52.080
  • We can help fulfill
  • 00:25:56.250 --> 00:25:57.240
  • Biblical prophecy
  • 00:25:57.240 --> 00:25:59.000
  • and see God's favor
  • 00:25:59.000 --> 00:26:00.050
  • released in our lives,
  • 00:26:00.050 --> 00:26:01.190
  • when we honor His command to,
  • 00:26:01.190 --> 00:26:02.240
  • "Comfort My people".
  • 00:26:02.240 --> 00:26:04.110
  • Isaiah 61:3 declares that
  • 00:26:04.110 --> 00:26:05.290
  • God will give beauty for ashes
  • 00:26:05.290 --> 00:26:07.220
  • in cities that've been
  • 00:26:07.220 --> 00:26:08.200
  • terrorized, like
  • 00:26:08.200 --> 00:26:09.190
  • Moshav Mevo Modi'in.
  • 00:26:09.190 --> 00:26:11.020
  • When you partner with
  • 00:26:11.020 --> 00:26:11.240
  • Jentezen Franklin today,
  • 00:26:11.240 --> 00:26:13.080
  • you will restore hope
  • 00:26:13.080 --> 00:26:14.060
  • to this community
  • 00:26:14.060 --> 00:26:14.260
  • that lost everything.
  • 00:26:14.260 --> 00:26:16.160
  • Your gift today,
  • 00:26:16.160 --> 00:26:17.160
  • will rebuild homes,
  • 00:26:17.160 --> 00:26:18.230
  • replant trees,
  • 00:26:18.230 --> 00:26:19.270
  • and meet the most basic
  • 00:26:19.270 --> 00:26:20.150
  • of human needs,
  • 00:26:20.150 --> 00:26:21.210
  • With your gift of $50
  • 00:26:23.260 --> 00:26:24.290
  • or more this month,
  • 00:26:24.290 --> 00:26:26.030
  • we wanna sow into your life
  • 00:26:26.030 --> 00:26:27.190
  • with the Israel 2019 Gift Set,
  • 00:26:27.190 --> 00:26:29.200
  • including: Jentezen Franklin's
  • 00:26:29.200 --> 00:26:30.240
  • teachings on-location
  • 00:26:30.240 --> 00:26:32.030
  • from The Holy Land,
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  • and a custom print of Isaiah 61,
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  • reminding you
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  • of your partnership
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  • in fulfilling Biblical prophecy.
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  • forever memorialized on
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  • the Oaks of Righteousness wall
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  • God has called us
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  • to comfort His people
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  • in their time of desperate need,
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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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