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Re-program Your Life

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April 25, 2020
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On the show today; Leon shares on the need for us to re-program our lives and live the way we were intended to live.

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  • -ANNOUNCER: What would youchange in your life?
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  • - What if you could unleash themiraculous in your
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  • everyday life?
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  • - Experience freedom, live inpeace, change the world. Become
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  • Spirit Contemporary. Join LeonFontaine, world renowned
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  • conference speaker, seniorpastor of Canada's fastest
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  • growing church, and CEO ofCanada's only Christian TV
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  • station. Today, on THE SPIRITCONTEMPORARY LIFE.
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  • -LEON FONTAINE: Everything inthe Bible declares you are
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  • designed to have a great life.You have gifts and abilities to
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  • be you, authentically you. Butthis world has poured in such
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  • wrong programing. That peoplelived out a life that was never
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  • intended for them.
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  • -ANNOUNCER: In John 10:10, itsays 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 biblicalpromise, and how most Christians
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  • live today? Why have so manybelievers become spiritually
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  • weak, and ineffective at sharingJesus' message of love? THE
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  • SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE is theanswer. It's being led by Holy
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  • Spirit, but in a contemporaryway. It's being Jesus and
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  • demonstrating His love in wayspeople can understand and
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  • appreciate. Spirit Contemporaryis unique for everyone. It never
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  • compromises the truth, and itnever makes others feel
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  • uncomfortable. It's freeingyourself from religious
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  • constraints, and walking freelyin God's amazing grace, for His
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  • purpose. THE SPIRIT CONTEMPORARYLIFE is absolutely crucial if
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  • the global church and her peopleare going to change the world.
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  • - Later in the show, we'll tellyou how you can reserve your
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  • copy of today's resource. Enrichyour 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: One of the interestingthings about you is that you
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  • have been designed a specificway. You have been designed to
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  • be happy all the days of yourlife. You have been designed to
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  • sense and know the direction ofGod all the days of your life.
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  • You have been created to feeland experience God's love.
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  • You've been created to feel thedignity and the significance.
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  • They're all about you. This ishow you've been created. But it
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  • isn't how most of us have beenprogrammed. It's one thing to be
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  • designed to succeed. Everythingin the Bible declares you are
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  • designed to have a great life.You have gifts and abilities to
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  • be you, authentically you. Butthis world has poured in such
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  • wrong programing. That peoplelived out a life that was never
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  • intended for them. And they willeven identify with their pain as
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  • though it's them. They'llidentify with their fears as
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  • though it's them. They willidentify with poverty. Yeah,
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  • this is who we are. They'llidentify with sickness. Yap,
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  • that's who we are. We alwaysgetting -, And so today I want
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  • to show you what helped me themost to change the programming
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  • that this world brings into ourlives. Because if you don't, no
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  • one can. Only you can change theway this world has programmed
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  • you. Some of you have beenprogrammed for poverty. Yet,
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  • you've been created forprosperity. Some of you have
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  • been programmed for failure inrelationships. Yet, you were
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  • designed so amazingly that yourrelationships should be
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  • incredible. Some of you havebeen programmed, your mind has
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  • been taught in a way that youjust, you feel so low. You don't
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  • fit into relationships. How dowe do this? Although we've been
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  • created to succeed in every areaof life. Why is it such a
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  • struggle? In fact, truthfullymany people who give their lives
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  • to Christ and come to churchhave never been able to live the
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  • life the Bible promises them.And they often hold God
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  • responsible because God hasn'tdone something, healed
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  • something, prospered them, asthough at prayer is kind of this
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  • magic that makes your lifedifferent. But the Bible teaches
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  • us that once you give your lifeto Christ that there is a way
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  • to, I'm using today's words, toreprogram yourself. The Bible
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  • calls a part of that therenewing of the mind. The
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  • establishing of the heart, andfew people do it. They think
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  • more information actuallychanges. But more information
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  • doesn't help people. You know,it's like more diapers don't
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  • help a dirty baby's bum. You gotone diaper on and you can see
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  • the poop drip, breaking throughand it's all wet and thick. So
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  • you just throw another diaperon. Put some powder on the first
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  • diaper, tape it on. And you justthink, "Hey, this going to
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  • handle the mess." But the messin a few hours is going to break
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  • into the second diaper. And it'sgoing to be wet and heavy. I
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  • mean, the box says good for 27pounds or something. Up to 27
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  • pounds. But adding more diaperson doesn't change it. It's to
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  • peel that diaper off and getsome wet wipes and wash that
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  • little baby down and put a newdiaper on. It's put off, put on.
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  • And I want to show you intoday's message the most
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  • powerful way, or the way God hasdesigned this to happen for you.
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  • And to not do it is to live alife that is no different than
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  • the world. Because to give yourlife to Jesus Christ, you have a
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  • new spirit. But you do not haveany new programming or training
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  • in your mind and your body hasnever learned to submit itself
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  • to the Word of God. The Biblehas some unique verses and it
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  • says that God's Word is likebread. Jesus said that He was
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  • the bread of life. And that wordlife there doesn't mean an
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  • earthly life. But that God'sWord the Bible is so potent.
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  • It's alive. That as you begin tostudy it or speak it, meditate
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  • on it, spend time on it. That itgives you a different life. It
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  • gives you new life. And if youdon't begin to apply yourself to
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  • the supernatural food of theWord. Why does the Bible call it
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  • bread? It's showing us that justa light read doesn't change
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  • much. It's like just gainingmore information and being more
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  • confusing already. But Jeremiah15:16 says, "Your words, the
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  • Bible, they came to me, werefound and I listened carefully,
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  • or I ate them. And Your wordsmade me very happy and were the
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  • delight of my heart because I amcalled by your name, Lord God
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  • All-Powerful Almighty ofHeaven's Armies and hosts." The
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  • Bible was designed not to be arule book. Everyone thinks it's
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  • the rule book. As though, let'ssee, you know. What's the rules
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  • about, can I do this, can I dothat? But actually, the Bible,
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  • the Bible says is the bread oflife. It is something that you
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  • focus on to such a degree thatyou eat it. You own it. You get
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  • it on the inside of you. Andthen something remarkable
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  • happens. Something off the hookhappens. I mean, it just becomes
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  • wow as inside changes and youactually begin to renew your
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  • mind. The reprogramming of God'sWord which is alive, does
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  • something to you. And I want toreally encourage you in that
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  • area. Psalm 119:11 says, "ThyWord have I hid in my heart,
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  • that I might not sin againstYou." When it says hid, it
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  • literally means there's a secretplace deep inside of you called
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  • your heart. And as you spendtime in God's Word, this secret
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  • place where so much of whatcontrols you is deep hidden
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  • beliefs. These beliefs begin tochange. And, you know, it's kind
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  • of like you guys who work out atthe gym. You know, you've got
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  • people who work out and thenyou've got your posers. With
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  • your posers, well, they come andthey're looking at everybody and
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  • they're trying to be seen andthey'll do a few reps and
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  • they're going to look good. Theygot the latest and the coolest.
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  • But they're just posers. And yousay, "Well, what's wrong at
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  • that?" Nothing, if that's whatthey want to be. Cool. Because
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  • everybody gets to do what youwant to do. Believe what you
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  • want to believe. There'sconsequences to all that you
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  • believe and all that you do. Butyou can tell those who work out
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  • because they actually startsgetting healthier. They get
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  • stronger, joints, ligaments,tendons, muscles. They begin to
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  • sense this work out begins toprepare them. The same is true
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  • for God's Word. If you do nottake the Word and renew your
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  • mind with it and get it intoyour heart. You can hear about
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  • miracles. You can talk aboutliving with the presence of God
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  • on your life. And the Bible sayswhere the Spirit of the Lord is,
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  • there is freedom. The Bible saysthat God's Word -, And all this
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  • promise but you'll never be ableto really walk that out. Why?
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  • Because you gave your life toJesus Christ, okay. So He's in
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  • your spirit man. But you, youhave never done the work. "Oh,
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  • Leon. I have to do some work?"Well, what do you think prayer
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  • is? Most people think thatprayer is kind of like magic.
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  • You know, abracadabra opens thatwall. That old, you know. No,
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  • it's not the waving of a magicwand. It's not getting the verse
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  • just write in King JamesElizabethan English. It is this
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  • Word works when it gets in you.You know, if you were taking
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  • food to the frontlines of a war,and they're so weak. They
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  • haven't had any nourishment.It's been days before these
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  • soldiers have eaten. And they'refiring and they're fighting and
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  • it's hand to hand at times. Andso you get the food up there and
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  • it's filed up in pallets rightbehind the trenches. And you
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  • say, "Good. It's delivered.Everything's cool." No, if they
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  • don't eat it, it doesn't do anygood. You got all this food and
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  • all these packages of vitaminsand minerals and food that was
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  • just arrived. But it's not goingto do until it gets ingested.
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  • And one of the things theBible's very clear on, if you do
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  • not eat the Word. If you do noteat the Word, Jesus is the bread
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  • of life. If you don't eat it, itreally is not going to have much
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  • lasting value on your earthlylife. The Bible says life and
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  • death are in the power of thetongue. Let me show a verse in
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  • Joshua. Joshua 1:8-9 says, itreveals some interesting things.
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  • It says, "This Book of the Law,meaning God's Word, should not
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  • depart out of your mouth." What?Well, does that mean I'm going
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  • to pick it up and, you know, putit on my mouth? No. It means you
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  • have to speak the Word. And thatthe speaking of God's Word has a
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  • powerful impact on you and I. Weknow through just modern
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  • psychology that the words youuse in abundance are coming out
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  • of belief and they're going tohave an impact on your life. The
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  • Bible agrees. It says, "The Wordof God shall not depart out of
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  • your mouth, but you shallmeditate therein." To meditate
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  • means to move it into yourimagination. I can put it in its
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  • simplest form. Take that Word.Take that promise of God and see
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  • yourself in it. See it affectingyour life, your finances, your
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  • marriage, your health, yourhome, your mind, your joy, your
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  • peace. Meditate in it day andnight that you may absorb to do
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  • all, to according what iswritten in it. Then you will
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  • make your way prosperous, andthen you shall have good
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  • success. Who makes your wayprosperous? Oh, God. No. God has
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  • already done that. You will.How? With His Word. His Word has
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  • an amazing impact on you. As youbegin to speak the Word of God,
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  • it begins to switch on thingsthat are within you. Health is a
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  • switch that some people have gotoff. All they talk about. You
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  • know, prosperity can be a switchthat is just turn right off
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  • because of the way you wereraised and how you believed and
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  • how you think. But if you wantto take control and go, "Okay,
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  • I'm now a man. I'm a woman. Ican't blame my parents anymore
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  • or what happened to me. How do Itake control? The Bible says
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  • speak the Word. When you beginto pray the Word or speak the
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  • Word and I mean, out loud. Didyou know? That it was and until,
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  • I forget which monk it was,thousands of years ago began to
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  • read the Bible to himself withhis mouth close. Up until then,
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  • the Bible was always read aloud.There is something about aloud
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  • reading the Word. Romans 10:17says, "Faith comes by hearing,
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  • and hearing by the Word of God."Why doesn't it say faith comes
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  • by reading? I think it does.Yet, it's really focusing on
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  • hearing. There's something aboutyou speaking, declaring what
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  • kind of future that you want.You can't just sit around and
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  • say, "Well, I wonder what 2020is going to be like?" The Bible
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  • says that you and I declare it.We speak it. Which is a prophesy
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  • of your future. It plants theWord in your heart. And if you
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  • will continue, that literallythe rest of your life will
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  • follow the faith, the patterns,the reprogramming of how God
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  • actually designed you. "So,Leon, aren't some people just on
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  • the planet to, you know, andthat's just their lot in life?"
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  • No. Actually, there are only 33years in the last seven or eight
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  • thousand years where we have anaccurate look at your potential.
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  • And that's Jesus when He walkedthe planet. That He came into a
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  • human body. He came to thisearth to show you the kind of
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  • authority and love, how to acttowards people, how to live
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  • around people, how to deal withattacks, etcetera. And with the
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  • Bible says as He is Jesus, soare you in this world. And
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  • people often ask me, "Well,Leon. It didn't happen for me.
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  • How come?" I don't know. I don'tknow. The Bible says if you've
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  • given your life to Christ, He'sin you. So you've been created.
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  • You've been wired for success tobe like Christ. But now has the
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  • programming that got into youwhich you weren't even in
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  • control of. Your parents, yourschool, the negativity, some
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  • families they just thinksickness is their lot in life.
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  • Others think poverty is theirlot in life. Others think we're
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  • just not as smart as others. Idon't know what beliefs you've
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  • picked up. But the only way tochange this is to begin to speak
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  • the Word of God. Death and life,Proverbs 18:21 says, are in the
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  • power of the tongue. This is acrazy verse. Let's look at it
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  • for a minute. Death and life arein the power of the tongue. I
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  • worked with a man who said this,"My dad died at 40 and I
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  • probably will, too." He had somedifferent things he'd say like
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  • that. But you know what? Themonth of his birthday. I think
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  • it was actually close to thevery day, a crazy accident took
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  • place. That was just how in theworld that, and he died. And all
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  • of us those who and there's fewof us who are Christians. But
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  • the rest of other friends theywent, "That's crazy!" To
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  • continue to speak somethingaccording to the Word, God's
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  • Word. To continue to speaksomething offhand or to with
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  • emotion has an effect on yourlife. Now, modern psychology
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  • which has some things figuredout. And we got great
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  • psychologist and psychiatristand counselors that attend this
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  • church and they understand, andthey agree with me. That there's
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  • nothing like the Word of God.Because modern psychology it
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  • stops at the spirit. It has noability to learn and understand
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  • the spirit. So it study's themind and it study its effects.
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  • But the Bible teaches us thatGod's Word is the operating
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  • program that needs to be putinto your life. And when it
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  • does, the Bible says, Jesus saysit that I am the bread of life.
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  • And that when you eat of Me, itsays, you'll never hunger again.
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  • What does that mean? It meansthat the desires and the crazy
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  • thirst that people have. Youknow, trying to fulfill
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  • themselves. Trying to feelsignificant. Trying to have some
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  • pleasure in this life. Trying tofind love in all the wrong
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  • places. There are desires andthings that go on inside of
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  • people. That Jesus said, "Ifyou'll go into my Word, I am the
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  • bread of life." That you musthave a daily diet of spending
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  • time in God's Word. And that HisWord is alive. It is filled with
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  • life and it has a profoundeffect on a human being. The
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  • Bible is supernatural food. InMatthew 4:4, it says, "It is
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  • written, Jesus says in theScriptures, 'A person lives not
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  • on bread alone, but byeverything God says, every Word
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  • that comes out of God's mouth."If you want to live. I mean,
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  • really live. Then you must notonly have a diet of healthy
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  • food. But you must feed the Wordof God into you. God's Word has
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  • an effect on the mind. God'sWord has an effect on your
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  • spirit, your relationships. Praythe Word. What does that look
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  • like praying the Word? Well, itkind of look like this. When I
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  • get up in the morning or if I'min the car driving by myself,
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  • I'll just begin to declare.Father, I want to thank You
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  • right now. That Your Word saysno weapon formed against me
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  • shall prosper and I want tothank You for that right now. Be
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  • careful when you come againstpeople. Because if you come
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  • against a person who God knows,and they're believing this
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  • promise and you become a weapon.You get taken out. No weapon
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  • formed against me shall prosper.The Bible promise every mouth
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  • that rise against me. I put itdown. I want to thank You, Your
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  • Words of whatever I put my handto shall prosper. I want to
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  • thank you a thousand will fallat my side and ten thousand on
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  • my right hand, but it will notcome near me. I will look on
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  • with my eyes. I want to thankYou right now, that my body is a
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  • temple of the Holy Spirit. Andif the same Spirit that raised
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  • Christ from the dead dwells inme, it quickens my mortal body.
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  • Makes it alive with the life ofJesus. I want to thank You right
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  • now, that I am in right standingwith You as a gift from Jesus.
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  • Jesus gave me this gift. Thatyou and I are cool. We're okay.
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  • So I want to thank You all thepromise in -, And I'll just
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  • start talking verses will cometo me, I will declare. I want to
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  • thank You right now for thisdaughter. This son-in-law. I
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  • want to thank You for my son. Iwant to thank You for this
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  • church. I pray, and I startpraying for the church. Names
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  • will come to me and I'll justkeep speaking the Word of God.
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  • There's something about thespoken Word that begins to
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  • change, within you it changes.The angels, demons listen to
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  • what you say. How do you thinkthey know how to attack your
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  • head? And as you begin todeclare God's Word each day, I
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  • just call it praying the Word.While others are begging,
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  • bawling, and squalling. I'm justin a thankful mood and I begin
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  • to find the promises of God.There's something about the
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  • praying of God's Word. God hasdesigned you to take His Word.
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  • Life and death are in the powerof your tongue. Will you begin
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  • to pray His Word every morning?Every night? Whenever you think
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  • about it begin to pray His Word.Or will you accept every stupid
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  • principle this world has? Oranything else that your parents
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  • taught you. Money doesn't growon trees. We can't afford it.
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  • Which has developed this povertymentality in you. Oh, look out
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  • for men. They only want onething. So every man is a pig to
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  • you. Or however, you'll beshocked at the things that is
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  • passed on into kids. Now, thatyou're an adult or even a
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  • teenager take control of thisarea. Because you, you've been
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  • wired to succeed. You've beencreated to succeed in every
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  • area. But you live on a fallenworld with a whole bunch of
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  • stupid beliefs. If you want thebeliefs of God, that what the
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  • Bible is. It is the beliefs ofGod. Speak it out. Amen!
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  • -LEON: You know, it's soimportant to recognize that at
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  • the end of our lives, thatthere's only two places to go,
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  • heaven or hell. The Bible'sclear on that. I know that we
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  • have lots of, well, we've gotquite a few passive out there.
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  • They're now saying, "Ah, there'sno such thing as hell, blah,
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  • blah." The Bible's very clearall great men and women who
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  • understand the Word and canteach and get into the Greek and
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  • the Hebrew. They will tell youemphatically that a human being
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  • is a spirit living in a body.And that when you die, that that
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  • human being goes to whoever ownsthem. So God doesn't throw you
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  • in to hell. The Bible says thatthe angels take you to be absent
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  • from the body is to be presentwith the Lord when you're a
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  • Christian. But when you don'tknow the enemy and you have not
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  • accepted Jesus, you've rejectedJesus. Then you know what, Satan
  • 00:25:43.024 --> 00:25:47.329
  • is your Lord, your God. He comesfor you when you die. And hell
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  • is real, and the Bible has a lotto say about hell. And so let's
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  • remember this as well, that weneed to be sharing everywhere we
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  • go in a Spirit Contemporary way.That Jesus is the hope. That
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  • He's already forgiven them, andthey'll just ask Him into their
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  • lives. Father, I pray right nowthat you touch each person. I
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  • pray a sense of purpose that thereason to build your church, the
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  • reason to share our faith withpeople around us is so they can
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  • escape an eternity withoutChrist. I pray that this would
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  • maybe sober us up and make usrealize the importance of
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  • Word to our friends and family.We want them to be with us in
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  • heaven for eternity, touch themdeeply with this thought I pray
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  • in Jesus' name, amen.
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