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Designed to Love

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December 18, 2019
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Leon Fontaine

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Designed to Love

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  • -ANNOUNCER: What would you change in your life?
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  • - What if you could unleash the miraculous in your
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  • everyday life?
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  • - Experience freedom, live in peace, change the world. Become
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  • Spirit Contemporary. Join Leon Fontaine, world renowned
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  • conference speaker, senior pastor of Canada's fastest
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  • growing church, and CEO of Canada's only Christian TV
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  • station. Today, on THE SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE.
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  • -LEON FONTAINE: I'm challenging you to grow in God's love. If
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  • you've given your life to Jesus Christ then inside of you is a
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  • unique kind of love, a supernatural kind of love that
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  • few people actually learn to release.
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  • -ANNOUNCER: In John 10:10, it says that Jesus came to give us
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  • life, and life more abundantly. So, why is there such a
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  • disconnect between this biblical promise, and how most Christians
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  • live today? Why have so many believers become spiritually
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  • weak, and ineffective at sharing Jesus' message of love? THE
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  • SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE is the answer. It's being led by Holy
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  • Spirit, but in a contemporary way. It's being Jesus and
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  • demonstrating His love in ways people can understand and
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  • appreciate. Spirit Contemporary is unique for everyone. It never
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  • compromises the truth, and it never makes others feel
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  • uncomfortable. It's freeing yourself from religious
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  • constraints, and walking freely in God's amazing grace, for His
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  • purpose. THE SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE is absolutely crucial if
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  • the global church and her people are going to change the world.
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  • - Later in the show, we'll tell you how you can reserve your
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  • copy of today's resource. Enrich your soul and renew your mind
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  • with this timely series.
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  • - And now, from Winnipeg, Canada, pastor Leon Fontaine.
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  • -LEON: You know the Christmas story is so well-known and it's
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  • a story about family. It's a story about relationships. God
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  • has made every one of us to crave love, to need love, to
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  • want love. But very few of us have been taught by our society
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  • as to what love is. Love is a feeling. Love makes your leg pop
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  • when you kiss. Whatever crazy love story you see. They're fun.
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  • They're cute. But love according to the Word of God is God. God
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  • is love. And inside every one of us if we don't receive God's
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  • love, we live our lives searching and looking for it. We
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  • think maybe a marriage will fulfill that hole in our heart.
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  • Maybe having kids, their love will do it. Sometimes you can go
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  • through countless marriages wondering, "Well, who? Who will
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  • be my soulmate?" But the Bible says that the reason Jesus came
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  • to this planet was to restore mankind, to our relationship
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  • with God. Which makes us healthy and then we have the ability to
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  • love. You see, love got all messed up in the Garden of Eden
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  • when fear got introduced to love. Wherever there's fear,
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  • love becomes weird. We begin to say things, do things. We begin
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  • to worry, envy, jealous, anger. All these things as fear gets
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  • involved and, since the Garden of Eden mankind's nature is one
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  • of sin or many Bible scholars will say, "One of fear, we're
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  • always worrying about losing the people we love, people
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  • abandoning us, betraying us, hurting us." Only when we give
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  • our lives to Jesus Christ can He truly meet this need inside of
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  • us to be valuable, to be significant, to be important, to
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  • be special, to be loved. I find that a lot of people have never
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  • experienced or even aware of that. You see, when God made
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  • mankind, He never intended that they would be separated from His
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  • presence. Can you imagine the degree of love and value that
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  • Adam and Eve felt in the Garden of Eden with God? But when they
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  • disobeyed Him and the whole world fell into disarray. The
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  • thing that many of us forget is that man had a nature of love.
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  • He had a nature of love but when man fell his nature became one
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  • of fear. All of us love someone. We're all loved by someone. But
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  • whenever fear gets in the love, it makes it funny. It limits it.
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  • It makes it hard. And we live in a world filled with fear. Adam
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  • and Eve at first in the garden we're petrified that God was
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  • gonna get them, gonna get them. They hid themselves from Him.
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  • And today if you study the human race, everyone is hiding, from
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  • even wanting to believe there is a God where agnostic and atheist
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  • and people who believe in. And everybody gets to believe
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  • whatever they want. Everybody gets to do whatever they want.
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  • Everything's got consequences or blessings. But you're a freewill
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  • being and you get to do and live your life the way you desire.
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  • But within every one of us is this need to be loved, to be
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  • significant, to feel valued. This love, you'll never be
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  • satisfied if your love relationships are without
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  • Christ, because when you accept this gift, this Jesus, you
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  • become supernaturally empowered to love the people in your life
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  • to a greater degree and even to receive love to a great degree.
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  • It's interesting that when you study the kind of love that God
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  • has for us, it is a love that is called unconditional. Which
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  • means He loves us, even for a mess. Some guys will often tell
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  • me if we're talking in chat and I say, "Well, come up to church
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  • sometimes." Oh, man. If I target the church doors, I'd be struck
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  • by lightning. They really think that only perfect people go to
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  • church. But there are no perfect people. There are no perfect
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  • families. I was chatting with a gentleman after the second
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  • service and I welcome to him. He says it's his first time to
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  • church in, I don't know 20, 30 years. And I said, "Well,
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  • welcome to our church." And he goes, "Oh, this isn't church. I
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  • know what church is. This is not a church. This is like, like
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  • this is warm. This is loving. This is forgiving." And I'm glad
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  • he noticed the difference. 'Cause I actually hate religion.
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  • The manmade rules that dictated caused us to judge one another.
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  • That caused us to look at one another with, you know, and
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  • criticize and find fault. The love that God has is a love that
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  • accepts you the way you are. That's hard for some people to
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  • realize. Well, don't I have to like clean up my life? No, you
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  • come as you are, and He accepts you and He loves you. But here's
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  • a thing. He loves you too much to leave you the way you are.
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  • 'Cause all of us want to improve. We want to change. In
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  • this coming year, I wanna be a better dad, a better husband. I
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  • wanna be a better pastor, friend, grandpa. My desire is
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  • not to stay where I am. My desires to increase and God
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  • gives us this ability. So many relationships plateau and they
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  • stopped at a certain place. That they just kind of put up with
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  • each other and trying to love with each other. But I'm praying
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  • for you that this Christmas, that God's gift to you and I
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  • which is Jesus, His Son, that we would really learn to love with
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  • His love. And then we have an ability to love others and we
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  • finally have an ability to receive love. Today, in our
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  • world many people are loved but don't know how to receive it.
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  • Don't believe it. We're believing that this Christmas,
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  • that so many families will see miracles in their marriages,
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  • their homes, their families. You might say, "My marriage is cool.
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  • Everything's fine." Well then, take it to a new level. All of
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  • us should desire to change. I want to be a better pastor. I
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  • wanna be a better husband. I wanna be a better father, a
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  • better dad, a better grandfather, a better friend. It
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  • should be in all of us this desire, as our world, as our
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  • lives unfold that we grow, that things change. I'm challenging
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  • you to grow in God's love. If you've given your life to Jesus
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  • Christ, then inside of you is a unique kind of love, a
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  • supernatural kind of love. That few people actually learned to
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  • release because we're so fearful and so busy looking after
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  • ourselves, worrying about ourselves. We've never learned
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  • to show love and to give love. There are different words in the
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  • Greek for the word love. And there's words that means
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  • friendship. There's words that mean a lover, like in a married
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  • couple. There's words that talk about family love. But then
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  • there's a word that talks about a God kind of love. This is the
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  • love you were designed for to receive from God and to receive
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  • literally from one another. God's love flowing through us.
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  • You and I can love that way. Romans 5:5 says, "The love of
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  • God is shed abroad in our heart by the Holy Spirit." Therefore,
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  • you can grow family. You can grow friendships. You can grow
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  • -, and it never has to end this incredible love. There are no
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  • perfect families. There are no perfect people. Now, listen to
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  • this if you're worried about your family and feel like maybe
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  • you haven't lived up and your family hasn't quite arrived. And
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  • God Himself has a broken family. He had Adam and Eve as His
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  • children. And they turned and disobeyed Him and created the
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  • world that we have today by their actions. And today, like
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  • you saw on the video in the Psalms. God is in the process of
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  • restoring His family, of reaching His family scattered
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  • across the planet, languages, skin colors, different cultures.
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  • He's trying to restore them. And my challenge to you is, the only
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  • way we are going to see God touch this planet, is that you
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  • and I are able to show God's love wherever we go. And it's
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  • gotta start in our families, our marriages, our homes. This
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  • ability to love, to show love. Proverb says that love that is
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  • not shown is useless. To say, "Well, you know, I just need you
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  • to know I love you." No, no. I don't need to know it. I need to
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  • be shown it. This elderly couple are driving their farm truck to
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  • town. The wife looks at her elderly husband and she says,
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  • "How come you never tell me you love me?" It's quite for a
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  • moment and he says, "Well, I told you 55 years ago when I
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  • married you that I love you. And if I change my mind, I'll let
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  • you know." That doesn't work. Let me just save the guys for a
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  • minute. The same couple was driving down the road with their
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  • farm truck and they see a car approaching and this young
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  • newlywed couple is in the front seat. And he's driving, and she
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  • is draped all over him, wrapped right around. You can hardly
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  • tell there's two people in the front seat. The car zooms by.
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  • And grandma's thinking for a minute and she looks at grandpa
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  • and she says, "We used to sit like that." It's quiet for
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  • another 10 seconds and grandpa says, "I ain't moved." For the
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  • rest of our lives one of the joys of relationships is
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  • learning to show how we love one another. To the men, sometimes
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  • we get a bad rap because we're just, you know, lovey-dovey
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  • Jesus and God in church. And it's just so feminine, raise
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  • your hand and love Jesus. Do you feel that love? Many guys kind
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  • of go, "Oh, it's a little, you know, it's a little bit much for
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  • me." Well, the word love means to value. It means to value
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  • someone so much that you lay down your life for them. And
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  • ladies don't think that because men sometimes show love
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  • differently, that we don't love deeply. History has proven over
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  • and over again, that when men love, they lay down their lives
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  • for their wives. They'll fight for their countries, their
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  • homes. We need to understand more of God's love and learn to
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  • communicate that love. Because man's love says, "I will love
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  • you if you do these things for me. And if you don't reciprocate
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  • our love won't last more than a year or two." And we forget that
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  • God's love is unconditional. And that we should show love not
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  • because we're gonna get something back but because this
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  • is who I am. Who am I? Someone that shows love. Someone that
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  • values people in our lives. Do you realize, maybe it's a good
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  • reminder for us at Christmas to remember that when people love
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  • you, what an honor. Your spouse chose you. Your kids love you.
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  • Your friends, they love you. This ability to love one another
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  • is beautiful. It's precious and it's the way God designed the
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  • human race. This Christmas let God touch your heart. Let God
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  • use you to maybe take your relationships to another level
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  • by showing love. You know what's unique about Holy Spirit? Is
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  • that when God's presence is within you, He even gives you
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  • the right words to love the people that you love. He gives
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  • you the right ideas for actions to show the people that you love
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  • how much you love them. Sometimes we get caught up with
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  • our careers, on our houses, on our payments, and hydro and
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  • everything else. That we just think, "Everybody in my love
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  • world takes for granted how much I love them." But, you know,
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  • every one of us loves it. My kids are all grown up now and
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  • married. But I'm telling you, if you wanna melt my heart, have
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  • anyone of them or their spouses look me in the eye and just say
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  • three simple words, "I love you." And I'm almost gonna tear
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  • up right there. I'm a mess. It's so beautiful to be loved. It's
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  • so powerful to be loved. Maybe I could switch you around today to
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  • believe in God. That rather than looking and see how much you can
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  • receive, you could begin to see how much you could give. How do
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  • you show love to people? In newer ways, in better ways. How
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  • can you maybe even restore broken relationships at
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  • Christmas time with a brother-in-law, a sister, a
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  • grandparent, a friend? That maybe it's rough and you've had
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  • to maybe distance yourself. I'm not saying remove the boundaries
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  • that you've made. But maybe it would just take you to speaking
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  • words of forgiveness. Maybe it would just take you just saying,
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  • "Hey, I'm sorry. Our relationship is too important to
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  • me, to us not moving on." Let God's love flow through you. And
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  • when you allow God's love to flow through you, it's how Jesus
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  • taught us how to love. God's gift to you and I was Jesus. He
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  • came to this planet to restore us, to heal our spirit that was
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  • void, devoid of God's presence. And when you give your life to
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  • Jesus, and you come alive with His presence. You have a
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  • capacity to accept love and you have an ability to give love.
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  • And to not teach that in our marriages and in our families,
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  • and to not do that is to leave the people in your world
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  • shortchanged because God's design. Even though God's love
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  • is amazing, you look at Adam in the garden and He said, "It's
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  • not good for you to be alone. I need to give you someone." He
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  • didn't just give a spouse. He gave family, kids, grandkids,
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  • great grandkids. Then all of a sudden shows up mother-in-law,
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  • father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law. And the circle
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  • of love just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Look after
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  • your family regardless of where it is right now, how broken it
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  • has become, or whatever has taken place in your family.
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  • Recognize even God has a broken family, an incomplete family.
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  • God doesn't have a perfect family. God's love accepts us
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  • the way we are. Forgives us when we have shortcomings, when we
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  • make mistakes. In fact, the love chapter in the Bible is all
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  • about how to love imperfect people. So why do we expect God
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  • to love us only when we're flawless or when we're perfect.
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  • He loves you the way you are and if you could accept that and
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  • believe that and invite this Jesus to be your Lord, your
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  • Saviour. The Bible says that the power to love others becomes
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  • yours at a greater level that is humanly possible. Romans 5:5
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  • says, "The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy
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  • Spirit." The Bible teaches us that if we can learn to love,
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  • learn to teach love to our children, that your family can
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  • be generational. The Bible says to the thousandth generation.
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  • That if we can learn to love, forgive. If we can learn to love
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  • Him first, and have this vertical relationship, good with
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  • Him. That literally everywhere you go, you become a miracle.
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  • God can use you to feel His love, for others to meet you and
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  • know that there's something different about you. And it's
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  • not just your manners and it's not just your good behavior.
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  • There's something deeper that they can't put their finger on.
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  • It's a level of love that only God can give. Now, we all can
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  • love and we all love to the best of our ability. But I just wanna
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  • introduce you to a level of love that everyone of us can have and
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  • it requires Jesus. The gift to every one of us. He came as a
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  • baby, grew up to 33 years of age. He died for you and I. And
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  • then He said, before He left this planet, He said, "I will
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  • build my church and the gates of hell won't stop it." I wanna
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  • encourage you to do one last thing. Maybe getting
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  • back to church would be a good idea. I don't mean a religious
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  • church or but I mean one that is lifegiving. I mean one that will
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  • show you who you are in Christ. Let you know how much He loves
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  • you and that there's a plan for your life. There's something
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  • about people getting together like that and the Bible calls
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  • that family. Sally and I love our family. We've five kids.
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  • They're all married, and grandkids are on the way. And I
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  • love family, but I also love the family of God. I love you. I
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  • love how we do life together, how we have purpose and reach
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  • out. I love how that we feel responsible to share this
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  • beautiful message of love with our neighbors, our city, with
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  • the world. I pray this Christmas for miracles for you, for
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  • everybody around you. And that you'll be profoundly affected by
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  • this love, this God kind of love. This love that will change
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  • you forever as you find out what it feels like to love others.
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  • And even if they don't reciprocate, that this is who I
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  • am. I'm a lover. I've decided to be someone that values others,
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  • decided to be one that gives to others. When you make this
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  • decision, and this becomes your identity, miracles become
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  • a common place.
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  • -LEON: In my 40 years of ministry, I've met so many
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  • believers who want more of God in their life, but refuse to do
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  • the work. Life's busy. I certainly understand that, but
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  • I'll promise you that no time spent working on your faith life
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  • is wasted. I'm compiling this stunning audio series for
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  • everyone out there that wants next year to be better. For
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  • anyone believing for increase, blessing, and the miraculous to
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  • explode in their life, take the CDs with you and listen on your
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  • way to the office. You can transform your future. God's not
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  • up in heaven pulling strings and granting wishes, nor is He
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  • tallying up all your good deeds. It takes attitude, and heart
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  • beliefs, to walk in all that God has promised you. Transform your
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  • future. Call today, and reserve your copy of this audio series.
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  • It's my gift to you for investing in this ministry.
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  • Thank you.
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  • develop this focus.
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  • messages have inspired people of all ages, cultures, and
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  • your everyday world.
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  • -LEON: This series, Transform Your Future, will bring you into
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  • some teaching that will help you to grow in the power of Jesus.
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  • So many people don't understand that your mind can believe and
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  • not believe so quickly, but the deepest beliefs of your heart,
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  • that is what we need to see change come to. Get a hold of
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  • this series, I believe it's going to touch you deeply. I
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  • want to pray for everyone watching today. You, too, can
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  • transform your future. If you learn to connect with this
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  • Jesus. Accept Him as your Lord and Saviour. And then learn in
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  • your prayer time, to connect deep in your heart. To believe
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  • new things. Because it's already been done. He's already given
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  • you all things that pertain to life and Godliness. There's
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  • nothing you can do to earn this gift. But you can experience
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  • more of God, at work in your life, as you learn and grow and
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  • build a relationship with Him. Father, I pray right now You'd
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  • touch every person watching. I pray that they would go deeper
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  • than just a surface Christian life. And begin to get to know
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  • You. And that Father as they connect with You at their
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  • heart-level, everything's going to change in their world. I
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  • speak life upon them right now in the mighty name of Jesus.
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  • Amen, and amen.
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