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Beyond Blessed: Living Beyond Blessed

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September 5, 2019
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Pastor Robert Morris Ministries

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Beyond Blessed: Living Beyond Blessed

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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So,
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giv
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, givin
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is ve
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very i
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very imp
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very impor
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very importa
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important --
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important --
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- ge
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- gene
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- genero
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- generosi
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- generosity
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- generosity.
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    • ROBERT MORRIS: So, giving is very important -- generosity.
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    • But there's a huge second component, and that's what we're
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    • But there's a huge second component, and that's what we're
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    • gonna talk about in Beyond Blessed, and it's stewardship.
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    • gonna talk about in Beyond Blessed, and it's stewardship.
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    • Now please hear me, stewardship is not a bad word.
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    • Now please hear me, stewardship is not a bad word.
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    • It's not a bad word.
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    • It's not a bad word.
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    • So, we're gonna begin a new series called "Beyond Blessed."
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    • So, we're gonna begin a new series called "Beyond Blessed."
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    • It'll be four weeks.
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    • It'll be four weeks.
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    • I'll preach all the weeks.
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    • I'll preach all the weeks.
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    • And, the title of this message is "Living Beyond Blessed."
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    • And, the title of this message is "Living Beyond Blessed."
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    • Now you might think, well, what do you mean
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    • Now you might think, well, what do you mean
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    • by beyond blessed?
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    • by beyond blessed?
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    • I mean, if you're blessed, aren't you blessed?
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    • I mean, if you're blessed, aren't you blessed?
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    • How can you be beyond blessed?
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    • How can you be beyond blessed?
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    • So, I thought of a little natural example and it relates
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    • So, I thought of a little natural example and it relates
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    • to where I am in my stage of life.
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    • to where I am in my stage of life.
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    • If you have a grandchild, that's blessed.
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    • If you have a grandchild, that's blessed.
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    • If you have nine of 'em, that's beyond blessed!
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    • If you have nine of 'em, that's beyond blessed!
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    • [laughter]
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    • So, I'm beyond blessed.
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    • So, I'm beyond blessed.
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    • So, what I mean by beyond blessed is that God so blesses
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    • So, what I mean by beyond blessed is that God so blesses
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    • us, I'm not talking about materialism.
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    • us, I'm not talking about materialism.
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    • Please hear me.
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    • Please hear me.
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    • But, it's so that we can be a blessing.
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    • But, it's so that we can be a blessing.
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    • It's so that we can bless others.
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    • It's so that we can bless others.
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    • And this started, this is actually - "Beyond Blessed"
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    • And this started, this is actually - "Beyond Blessed"
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    • is the sequel to "The Blessed Life."
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    • is the sequel to "The Blessed Life."
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    • In some ways, it's the prequel.
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    • In some ways, it's the prequel.
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    • They go hand in hand, and I'll explain that,
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    • They go hand in hand, and I'll explain that,
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    • but let me give you a little history of "The Blessed Life."
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    • but let me give you a little history of "The Blessed Life."
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    • We started the church in 2000.
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    • We started the church in 2000.
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    • In 2001, James Robison's ministry came to me and asked me
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    • In 2001, James Robison's ministry came to me and asked me
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    • to come on the program and teach on giving.
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    • to come on the program and teach on giving.
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    • And the reason was, James said, because I teach giving,
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    • And the reason was, James said, because I teach giving,
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    • the way I teach giving.
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    • the way I teach giving.
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    • He was talkin' to me, he said the way you teach giving
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    • He was talkin' to me, he said the way you teach giving
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    • is that you teach that we get to give,
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    • is that you teach that we get to give,
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    • we don't give to get.
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    • we don't give to get.
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    • Everyone get that?
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    • Everyone get that?
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    • And there's a lot of give to get teaching going on right now.
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    • And there's a lot of give to get teaching going on right now.
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    • And so he said, you know, I want you to come on
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    • And so he said, you know, I want you to come on
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    • and teach on that.
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    • and teach on that.
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    • And then he said, and if you can write a book,
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    • And then he said, and if you can write a book,
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    • that would be good.
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    • that would be good.
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    • [laughter]
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    • And so I said, well, when are you talking about
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    • And so I said, well, when are you talking about
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    • airing these programs?
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    • airing these programs?
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    • He said in about three to four months.
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    • He said in about three to four months.
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    • Okay.
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    • Okay.
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    • So, I actually went to a friend's vacation home
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    • So, I actually went to a friend's vacation home
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    • and dictated "The Blessed Life" into a tape recorder in three
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    • and dictated "The Blessed Life" into a tape recorder in three
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    • days, and then gave it to a guy in our church
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    • days, and then gave it to a guy in our church
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    • who's an editor and ghostwriter that helped put it in,
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    • who's an editor and ghostwriter that helped put it in,
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    • you know, written form for me,
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    • you know, written form for me,
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    • who still works with me to this day.
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    • who still works with me to this day.
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    • He helped me on Beyond Blessed a very, very gifted writer.
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    • He helped me on Beyond Blessed a very, very gifted writer.
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    • And so, anyway, we had it out and we self-published it.
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    • Now, let me give you a little background.
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    • Now, let me give you a little background.
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    • I believe in giving the first to God.
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    • I believe the Bible teaches that.
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    • We'll talk about that a little bit.
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    • We'll talk about that a little bit.
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    • And when I laid my hands on the manuscript for
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    • And when I laid my hands on the manuscript for
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    • "The Blessed Life," I felt like the Lord said,
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    • "The Blessed Life," I felt like the Lord said,
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    • will you give this one to Me?
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    • will you give this one to Me?
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    • And so, I gave that book to Gateway Church.
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    • And so, I gave that book to Gateway Church.
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    • Gateway Church owns "The Blessed Life."
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    • Gateway Church owns "The Blessed Life."
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    • Now, this is something that's so amazing about this.
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    • Now, this is something that's so amazing about this.
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    • Debbie and I have never taken a dime from it.
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    • Debbie and I have never taken a dime from it.
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    • This is gonna shock you, what I'm about to say,
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    • and I wondered whether I should say it or not,
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    • because it is a big number, but I just want
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    • because it is a big number, but I just want
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    • to let you know how God's used the book.
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    • to let you know how God's used the book.
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    • Gateway Church, it brings in about a half a million dollars
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    • Gateway Church, it brings in about a half a million dollars
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    • a year, that one book to the church.
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    • a year, that one book to the church.
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    • So, it's unbelievable what God's done with the book.
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    • So, it's unbelievable what God's done with the book.
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    • [applause]
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    • And I believe it has helped spark a movement of generosity
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    • And I believe it has helped spark a movement of generosity
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    • in the kingdom of God, and many pastors
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    • in the kingdom of God, and many pastors
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    • would agree with that.
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    • would agree with that.
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    • But right after I wrote the book, I started
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    • But right after I wrote the book, I started
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    • getting a lot of e-mails and questions,
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    • getting a lot of e-mails and questions,
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    • and people would say something like this.
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    • and people would say something like this.
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    • Pastor Robert, I'm giving, but I'm still in debt.
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    • Pastor Robert, I'm giving, but I'm still in debt.
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    • And for me, I didn't understand that,
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    • And for me, I didn't understand that,
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    • because giving is only one part of being blessed.
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    • because giving is only one part of being blessed.
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    • And it's almost like saying, you know, when you
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    • And it's almost like saying, you know, when you
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    • talk about grooming, you know, you need to brush your teeth,
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    • talk about grooming, you know, you need to brush your teeth,
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    • and wash your hair, and use deodorant,
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    • and wash your hair, and use deodorant,
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    • and you know, all sorts of things for grooming,
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    • and you know, all sorts of things for grooming,
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    • but it was almost like someone was saying to me, you know,
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    • but it was almost like someone was saying to me, you know,
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    • I comb my hair, but I still stink.
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    • I comb my hair, but I still stink.
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    • Well...
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    • [laughter]
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    • You know, there's more to it than simply running
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    • You know, there's more to it than simply running
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    • a comb through your hair, you know?
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    • a comb through your hair, you know?
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    • So, giving is very important, generosity,
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    • So, giving is very important, generosity,
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    • but there's a huge second component, and that's what
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    • but there's a huge second component, and that's what
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    • we're gonna talk about in "Beyond Blessed,"
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    • we're gonna talk about in "Beyond Blessed,"
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    • and it's stewardship.
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    • and it's stewardship.
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    • Now, please hear me.
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    • Now, please hear me.
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    • Stewardship is not a bad word.
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    • Stewardship is not a bad word.
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    • It's not a bad word.
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    • It's not a bad word.
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    • Many times we have a bad connotation of it because
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    • a church'll say we're going to do a stewardship campaign.
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    • a church'll say we're going to do a stewardship campaign.
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    • That means we're gonna raise money for something.
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    • That means we're gonna raise money for something.
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    • Or, I'm gonna bring my annual stewardship message.
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    • Or, I'm gonna bring my annual stewardship message.
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    • That means he's going to preach on money, you know.
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    • That means he's going to preach on money, you know.
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    • But, stewardship has to do with every area of your life.
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    • But, stewardship has to do with every area of your life.
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    • So, let me explain to you about living beyond blessed.
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    • So, let me explain to you about living beyond blessed.
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    • Let me tell you point number one.
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    • Let me tell you point number one.
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    • Point number one is it takes two legs.
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    • It takes two legs.
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    • Here's what I mean by that.
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    • Here's what I mean by that.
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    • I didn't name "The Blessed Life."
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    • I didn't name it "The Blessed Wallet."
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    • I didn't name it "The Blessed Wallet."
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    • I didn't name it "The Blessed Checkbook."
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    • I didn't name it "The Blessed Checkbook."
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    • I named it "The Blessed Life," and a life walks on two legs.
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    • I named it "The Blessed Life," and a life walks on two legs.
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    • If you're going to get somewhere, you've got to be able
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    • to move forward by moving one at a time.
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    • to move forward by moving one at a time.
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    • So, it's the same thing with being blessed.
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    • So, it's the same thing with being blessed.
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    • The two legs are generosity, which I covered
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    • The two legs are generosity, which I covered
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    • in "The Blessed Life," and stewardship.
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    • in "The Blessed Life," and stewardship.
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    • Let me say it this way.
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    • If you are generous, but you're not a good steward,
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    • God will never open the windows of heaven over you.
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    • God will never open the windows of heaven over you.
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    • Here's the reason why, because you won't manage it right.
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    • Here's the reason why, because you won't manage it right.
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    • He can never give you a lot of resources because
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    • you don't understand stewardship.
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    • you don't understand stewardship.
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    • You're not managing.
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    • You won't manage them.
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    • And so, it'll get wasted.
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    • And so, it'll get wasted.
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    • On the other hand, if you're a good steward
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    • but you're not generous --
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    • but you're not generous --
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    • by the way, we call that "tight."
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    • by the way, we call that "tight."
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    • [laughter]
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    • Go ahead and nudge.
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    • Go ahead and nudge.
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    • Okay.
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    • Okay.
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    • Then why would God bless you either?
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    • Then why would God bless you either?
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    • Now, please hear me.
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    • Now, please hear me.
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    • Because His purpose is to get the resources to the people
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    • Because His purpose is to get the resources to the people
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    • See, think about the need, all the people who need food,
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    • Over here, all the supply.
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    • He owns everything.
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    • He owns everything in the world, and out of the world,
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    • He owns Mars.
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    • So, He owns everything, okay?
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    • Here are all the resources, right?
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    • All of them.
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    • All of them.
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    • God has it all.
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    • Here's all the need.
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    • What's in between?
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    • You are, because God channels, directs,
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    • funnels His resources through His children.
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    • So, He's trying to get it over there, so He'll bless you,
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    • but if it doesn't get over there, please hear me,
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    • He's gonna move on to someone else.
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    • He's gonna find someone who will be a river,
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    • not a reservoir, 'cause He's trying to help those
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    • people who need help.
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    • So, He blesses so we can be generous,
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    • but here's what happened with "The Blessed Life."
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    • A lot of people caught generosity, but then
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    • they did not catch stewardship, or the management of their
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    • resources well, and so the blessing didn't last very long,
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    • because when they got blessed more,
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    • they didn't handle it well.
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    • They didn't manage it.
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    • That's what a lot of Christians are like.
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    • They're either generous and they just keep going in circles,
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    • or they're tight and they just keep
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    • going in circles.
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    • But, you have to have both.
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    • You have to be a good steward and you have to be generous,
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    • and here's the reason why it takes both legs
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    • It goes all the way back to our patriarch in the faith, Abraham.
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    • It goes all the way back to our patriarch in the faith, Abraham.
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    • Genesis 12:2, "I will make you a great nation."
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    • Genesis 12:2, "I will make you a great nation."
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    • This is God talking to Abraham.
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    • "I will bless you."
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    • Notice the idea of blessing a person was God's idea.
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    • Notice the idea of blessing a person was God's idea.
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    • God said, I will.
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    • I want to bless you, "And make your name great,
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    • and," here's the reason why, "you shall be a blessing."
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    • I will bless you so that you can be a blessing.
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    • See, God wants His kids to be beyond blessed.
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    • We're so blessed that we get to give it away.
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    • We're so blessed that we get to give it away.
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    • We get to help people.
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    • We get to minister to people.
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    • Again, you have to have both.
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    • You have to be generous and a good steward.
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    • Now, I got three kids, Josh, James, and Elaine.
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    • And James, the best way to say it was he was tight growing up.
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    • All of my kids are good stewards, but let me just
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    • whatever you put in the bank,
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    • I will match.
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    • James almost broke me.
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    • [laughter]
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    • He put everything in the bank.
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    • just a few hours a week, and he said to me,
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    • "You told me you would match everything I put in the bank.
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    • Now, not just gifts from grandparents, but what I
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    • earn, too, right?
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    • Like when I earn chores, when I did chores you did it,
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    • so now I'm working here, you're gonna do it."
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    • I thought, well, it's just a few hours a week.
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    • Well, he started working more in high school.
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    • He had thousands of dollars in the bank,
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    • and I mean multiple, multiple thousands of dollars.
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    • Josh and Elaine borrowed from him.
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    • I borrowed from him.
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    • But I quit, because I couldn't afford the interest!
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    • But I quit, because I couldn't afford the interest!
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    • So, tight -- he's so tight he would squeak when he'd walk!
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    • You know, he just was tight, and everybody knew he was.
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    • I didn't know he was generous though,
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    • So when we published "The Blessed Life," remember it
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    • So when we published "The Blessed Life," remember it
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    • was Gateway Church that published it.
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    • was Gateway Church that published it.
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    • So, Gateway Church was the only place you could get it,
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    • So, Gateway Church was the only place you could get it,
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    • and we didn't have but just a few hundred members.
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    • And so, you had to come to the church to get it.
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    • And so, you had to come to the church to get it.
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    • So, one day this lady comes to the church.
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    • James was 16 years old.
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    • He was our first janitor.
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    • She comes to the church to buy some books, and she tells
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    • She comes to the church to buy some books, and she tells
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    • the receptionist she's asking where the bookstore is.
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    • She tells the receptionist, I didn't know the Lord,
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    • and my husband and I were separated and we were just a few
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    • weeks away from a divorce,
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    • and I read "The Blessed Life," and I got saved.
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    • and I read "The Blessed Life," and I got saved.
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    • I gave my life to Christ.
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    • And I said to my husband, I will give you anything
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    • you want in the divorce.
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    • but you have to do this one thing.
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    • I want you to read this book.
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    • I want you to read this book.
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    • He read the book and got saved, and they called off the divorce.
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    • He read the book and got saved, and they called off the divorce.
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    • That's pretty good.
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    • That's pretty good.
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    • Because they understood to give their lives to the Lord, okay?
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    • Because they understood to give their lives to the Lord, okay?
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    • So, she's telling the receptionist this.
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    • She said, and I want to buy 10 books to give them away
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    • She said, and I want to buy 10 books to give them away
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    • to my friends that don't know the Lord.
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    • to my friends that don't know the Lord.
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    • So, the receptionist, they talked for a while
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    • and then she tells her where the bookstore is.
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    • She goes down to the bookstore, they've already
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    • got the 10 books set out.
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    • got the 10 books set out.
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    • And when she goes to pay for 'em the lady at the bookstore said,
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    • it's taken care of.
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    • got these books wrote me a letter and told me.
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    • got these books wrote me a letter and told me.
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    • And she said, what do you mean, it's taken care of?
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    • standing behind you that was taking out the trash
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    • standing behind you that was taking out the trash
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    • when you were talking to the receptionist?
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    • She said, yeah, I saw him.
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    • She said, that was Pastor Robert's son,
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    • She said, that was Pastor Robert's son,
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    • and he came down and paid for the books for you.
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    • I've watched God bless him in supernatural ways -
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    • I've watched God bless him in supernatural ways -
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    • supernatural ways.
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    • Why?
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    • Because he manages well what God gives him and he's very,
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    • Because he manages well what God gives him and he's very,
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    • very generous, and he never tells anyone what he does,
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    • very generous, and he never tells anyone what he does,
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    • he just does it.
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    • So, it takes two legs to live a blessed life
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    • and to live beyond blessed.
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    • Here's number two.
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    • Here's number two.
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    • Why talk about money?
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    • And I want to answer this question, why talk about money?
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    • And I want to answer this question, why talk about money?
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    • Pastor, I don't think you ought to preach messages on money,
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    • and I really don't think you ought to write
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    • a book talking about it.
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    • a book talking about it.
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    • Well, have you ever read the Bible?
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    • Well, have you ever read the Bible?
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    • Now really, I don't mean that wrong.
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    • Now really, I don't mean that wrong.
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    • Have you ever read the Bible?
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    • Have you ever read the Bible?
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    • It talks a lot about money.
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    • It talks a lot about money.
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    • You say, well, I don't know about that.
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    • You say, well, I don't know about that.
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    • Every time someone worshipped, watch it,
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    • they brought an offering.
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    • they brought an offering.
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    • God commanded offerings.
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    • God commanded offerings.
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    • God set up tithing.
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    • God set up tithing.
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    • That was not thought up by a preacher,
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    • That was not thought up by a preacher,
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    • even though you might think it was.
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    • A preacher didn't think it up, God did.
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    • A preacher didn't think it up, God did.
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    • God put tithing in the Scriptures, that heaven
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    • God put tithing in the Scriptures, that heaven
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    • and earth will pass away, but the word will never pass away.
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    • and earth will pass away, but the word will never pass away.
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    • It's pretty amazing.
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    • It's pretty amazing.
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    • So, God did this.
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    • So, God did this.
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    • As a matter of fact, Jesus talked about it so much,
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    • As a matter of fact, Jesus talked about it so much,
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    • it probably would have upset you, too.
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    • it probably would have upset you, too.
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    • 16 out of 38 parables talk about money and possessions.
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    • 16 out of 38 parables talk about money and possessions.
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    • So, here's a good question.
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    • So, here's a good question.
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    • Was Jesus trying to get their money?
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    • Was Jesus trying to get their money?
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    • Okay, before I answer that, am I trying to get your money?
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    • Okay, before I answer that, am I trying to get your money?
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    • I mean, let's just come straight out and answer the question.
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    • I mean, let's just come straight out and answer the question.
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    • Am I trying to get your money?
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    • Am I trying to get your money?
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    • Now, I never want to be mean, but sometimes I like
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    • Now, I never want to be mean, but sometimes I like
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    • I'm just going to say it straightforward.
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    • I don't need your money.
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    • I have never needed your money.
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    • I have never needed your money.
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    • Now you might think, well, you needed it to build this church.
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    • No, I didn't, because God built this church.
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    • No, I didn't, because God built this church.
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    • And you might think, well, yeah, but He used my money.
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    • And you might think, well, yeah, but He used my money.
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    • No, He didn't, He used His money.
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    • And I would be very careful about calling the money
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    • in your account "yours," because He'll let you know
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    • in your account "yours," because He'll let you know
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    • whose it is pretty quickly.
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    • whose it is pretty quickly.
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    • "The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof."
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    • Matter of fact, that's the content of the whole book,
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    • Matter of fact, that's the content of the whole book,
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    • is whose is it, who does it belong to?
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    • Who is the owner and who is the steward,
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    • Who is the owner and who is the steward,
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    • and God's the owner.
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    • So, God has it all and He directs it through those who
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    • So, God has it all and He directs it through those who
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    • will be good stewards and who will be generous,
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    • will be good stewards and who will be generous,
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    • because He's trying to get it to a need.
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    • because He's trying to get it to a need.
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    • He knows what He's trying to do.
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    • So, I've never apologized for preaching on giving.
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    • So, I've never apologized for preaching on giving.
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    • The reason is I know it's actually a blessing
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    • The reason is I know it's actually a blessing
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    • for you to give.
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    • for you to give.
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    • I know that.
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    • I know that.
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    • I believe it with all my heart.
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    • I believe it with all my heart.
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    • I wouldn't apologize when I preach to you on marriage.
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    • I wouldn't apologize when I preach on prayer.
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    • I wouldn't apologize when I preach on prayer.
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    • Why?
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    • Because I'm helping you.
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    • Because I'm helping you.
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    • I know in my heart I'm doing this to help you,
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    • I know in my heart I'm doing this to help you,
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    • and I know it will help you.
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    • and I know it will help you.
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    • I know it will.
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    • I know it will.
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    • So, let me just go back to this question.
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    • So, let me just go back to this question.
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    • Was Jesus trying to get their money?
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    • Was Jesus trying to get their money?
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    • No, He was trying to get their hearts.
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    • No, He was trying to get their hearts.
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    • That's why He had to talk about money and possessions.
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    • That's why He had to talk about money and possessions.
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    • And let me read it directly from Him, Matthew 6:21.
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    • And let me read it directly from Him, Matthew 6:21.
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    • This is Jesus speaking.
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    • This is Jesus speaking.
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    • "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
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    • "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
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    • How many times do we get that backward?
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    • How many times do we get that backward?
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    • I've heard pastors even get it backward.
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    • I've heard pastors even get it backward.
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    • They'll say, you know, the Bible says where your heart is,
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    • and they're doing it right before the offering, you know?
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    • and they're doing it right before the offering, you know?
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    • Where your heart is, there your treasure will be also.
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    • Where your heart is, there your treasure will be also.
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    • That is not what it says.
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    • It says, "Where your treasure is, there your heart will be."
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    • It says, "Where your treasure is, there your heart will be."
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    • In other words, it's not there now, but it will move there
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    • In other words, it's not there now, but it will move there
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    • once you put your treasure there.
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    • "There your heart will be also."
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    • There's one pastor that said to me, I know if I can get
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    • the people's hearts in the church, then they'll give.
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    • the people's hearts in the church, then they'll give.
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    • I said, no, actually if you can get them to give,
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    • then their hearts will be there.
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    • then their hearts will be there.
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    • And so, I was in this church one time and the guy said,
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    • listen, if you see anything in the service that,
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    • you know, that can help us, you know,
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    • yeah, I did see something and I want to
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    • And he said, really?
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    • So, tell me why.
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    • I said, well, when y'all were giving an offering today,
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    • you got up and you were talking about it,
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    • and you said, you know, it's time to give the offering.
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    • this is just for members.
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    • this is just for members.
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    • And I said, so that would be the exact same thing to me
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    • as next week you'd get up and say, now we have a bunch
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    • and they are full of new clothes from Macy's, and Neiman Marcus,
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    • and Saks, and Nordstrom's, and they're brand new
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    • and they're all free.
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    • They are free!
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    • Now, this is not for any of you guests.
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    • Now, this is not for any of you guests.
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    • This is just for our members.
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    • This is just for our members.
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    • I said, see, when you said that, you let me know that you don't
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    • I said, see, when you said that, you let me know that you don't
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    • believe giving is a blessing, because when I give people
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    • an opportunity to give, I'm giving them an opportunity
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    • to be blessed so that they could be a blessing.
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    • to be blessed so that they could be a blessing.
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    • So, that's why we talk about it.
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    • So, that's why we talk about it.
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    • And here's number three, being a blessing.
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    • And here's number three, being a blessing.
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    • We've talked a little bit about it, but I want to cover this
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    • We've talked a little bit about it, but I want to cover this
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    • a little bit more, being a blessing.
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    • a little bit more, being a blessing.
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    • Now, God blesses us for two reasons.
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    • Now, God blesses us for two reasons.
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    • I don't want to leave out the first reason.
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    • I don't want to leave out the first reason.
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    • He blesses us because He loves us.
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    • He blesses us because He loves us.
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    • You bless your kids because you love your kids,
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    • You bless your kids because you love your kids,
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    • and God does love you, and He does want you to be blessed.
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    • and God does love you, and He does want you to be blessed.
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    • And by the way, there's nothing wrong with wanting
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    • And by the way, there's nothing wrong with wanting
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    • to live in a safe neighborhood, nothing wrong with wanting
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    • to live in a safe neighborhood, nothing wrong with wanting
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    • to have a bigger home, more bedrooms so the kids
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    • don't have to share bedrooms.
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    • There's nothing wrong with having more bathrooms.
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    • There's nothing wrong with having more bathrooms.
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting to be in a better school
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting to be in a better school
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    • district for your kids.
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    • district for your kids.
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting to give them braces
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting to give them braces
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    • if they need braces, or help them with college,
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    • if they need braces, or help them with college,
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    • or drive a dependable car.
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    • There's nothing wrong with any of that.
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    • There's nothing wrong with any of that.
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    • And what happens is the enemy comes along and it seems like
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    • And what happens is the enemy comes along and it seems like
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    • any of those thoughts you have, the enemy says,
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    • any of those thoughts you have, the enemy says,
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    • well, that's just materialism.
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    • well, that's just materialism.
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    • You're supposed to give up all for Christ.
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    • You're supposed to give up all for Christ.
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    • And he just tries to speak condemnation to us all the time.
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    • And he just tries to speak condemnation to us all the time.
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting something nice
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    • There's nothing wrong with wanting something nice
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    • for your family.
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    • for your family.
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    • That's not wrong.
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    • That's not wrong.
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    • So, God blesses us because He loves us,
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    • So, God blesses us because He loves us,
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    • but He also blesses us to be a blessing.
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    • but He also blesses us to be a blessing.
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    • And so, when we talk about that, I want to show you.
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    • And so, when we talk about that, I want to show you.
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    • There was a book a long time ago, very popular,
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    • There was a book a long time ago, very popular,
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    • a great book.
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    • a great book.
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    • I met the guy that wrote it, and we talked and shared,
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    • I met the guy that wrote it, and we talked and shared,
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    • and he's a great guy.
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    • and he's a great guy.
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    • But it was a little book called, "The Prayer of Jabez."
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    • But it was a little book called, "The Prayer of Jabez."
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    • Do you remember that book?
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    • Do you remember that book?
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    • Okay, so it comes from two Scriptures of the Bible,
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    • Okay, so it comes from two Scriptures of the Bible,
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    • great Scriptures, and I want to show you those Scriptures,
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    • great Scriptures, and I want to show you those Scriptures,
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    • 1 Chronicles 4:9, "Now Jabez was more honorable."
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    • 1 Chronicles 4:9, "Now Jabez was more honorable."
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    • I just want you to notice that the Bible
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    • I just want you to notice that the Bible
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    • calls him honorable, even more honorable,
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    • calls him honorable, even more honorable,
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    • but "honorable than his brothers.
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    • And his mother called his name Jabez,
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    • saying "Because I bore him in pain."
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    • saying "Because I bore him in pain."
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    • Now, the word "jabez" in the Hebrew means pain,
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    • Now, the word "jabez" in the Hebrew means pain,
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    • hurt, or sorrow.
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    • Okay?
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    • That's what his name meant, was pain.
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    • That's what his name meant, was pain.
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    • "And Jabez called on the God of Israel," or prayed to God,
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    • "And Jabez called on the God of Israel," or prayed to God,
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    • "O, that You would bless me,"
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    • notice he's asking God to bless him, "and enlarge my territory,"
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    • notice he's asking God to bless him, "and enlarge my territory,"
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    • or increase my income, "that Your hand would be with me,
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    • or increase my income, "that Your hand would be with me,
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    • that You would keep me from evil,"
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    • that You would keep me from evil,"
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    • watch, "that I may not cause pain."
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    • watch, "that I may not cause pain."
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    • Can I say that another way?
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    • Can I say that another way?
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    • That I could be a blessing to someone,
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    • That I could be a blessing to someone,
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    • that I wouldn't cause pain but I'd cause blessing.
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    • that I wouldn't cause pain but I'd cause blessing.
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    • "So God granted him what he requested."
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    • Okay.
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    • Okay.
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    • So, I just want you to notice, an honorable man prayed
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    • So, I just want you to notice, an honorable man prayed
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    • to be blessed and God granted him.
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    • to be blessed and God granted him.
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    • Why?
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    • So he could be a blessing.
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    • So he could be a blessing.
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    • Are you all following me?
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    • Are you all following me?
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    • So, is it wrong to ask God to bless you?
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    • So, is it wrong to ask God to bless you?
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    • Please hear me, I want to shout it from the rooftops!
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    • Please hear me, I want to shout it from the rooftops!
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    • No!
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    • It is not wrong to ask God to bless you so you can be a blessing!
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    • It is not wrong to ask God to bless you so you can be a blessing!
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    • That is not wrong!
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    • That is not wrong!
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    • Let me give you an analogy.
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    • Let me give you an analogy.
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    • It's kind of a farming community, and there's a guy
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    • It's kind of a farming community, and there's a guy
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    • in the community that's a mechanic,
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    • in the community that's a mechanic,
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    • and he works on people's cars for them,
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    • and he will fix single parents' cars for free,
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    • and he will fix single parents' cars for free,
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    • and widows' cars for free,
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    • and widows' cars for free,
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    • and he even pays for the parts himself.
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    • and he even pays for the parts himself.
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    • Good guy, he helps other farmers when they bring in the harvest.
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    • Good guy, he helps other farmers when they bring in the harvest.
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    • He brings his whole family and helps, his kids and all,
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    • He brings his whole family and helps, his kids and all,
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    • but they just kind of struggle to get by.
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    • He just doesn't make that much.
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    • and so you help them, then another family,
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    • if I clear those stones out and fertilize that soil,
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    • I could probably plant some more trees
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    • and I could help more people.
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    • and I could help more people.
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    • So, you plant the seeds and then you pray
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    • and you ask God to bless you.
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    • Is that wrong?
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    • Are you all following me?
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    • It's like the enemy has so messed us up that
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    • we should never ask God to be blessed,
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    • we should never ask God to be blessed,
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    • and that if anyone even preaches on being blessed,
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    • or even talks about finances -- oh, that's that prosperity stuff.
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    • That's out of whack and that guy's materialistic.
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    • That's out of whack and that guy's materialistic.
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    • It is not wrong to be a blessing.
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    • It is not wrong to be a blessing.
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    • It's not wrong to steward your finances in such a way
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    • It's not wrong to steward your finances in such a way
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    • that when you see a need and God leads you,
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    • that when you see a need and God leads you,
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    • you can meet that need.
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    • you can meet that need.
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    • Are you all following me?
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    • Are you all following me?
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    • That's what I'm talking about.
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    • That's what I'm talking about.
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    • That's what beyond blessed is about.
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    • That's what beyond blessed is about.
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    • Beyond blessed is about being a blessing --
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    • Beyond blessed is about being a blessing --
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    • not being blessed for selfish reasons, but being a blessing,
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    • not being blessed for selfish reasons, but being a blessing,
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    • being blessed so we can be a blessing.
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    • being blessed so we can be a blessing.
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    • Let me tell you one more story that happened to me.
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    • Let me tell you one more story that happened to me.
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    • Debbie and I have some land, you know, outside the Metroplex,
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    • Debbie and I have some land, you know, outside the Metroplex,
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    • and we were driving in one time and we were gonna stop and get
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    • and we were driving in one time and we were gonna stop and get
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    • gas on the way, and go to the bathroom and all.
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    • gas on the way, and go to the bathroom and all.
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    • And I started thinking about --
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    • now, this is gonna sound bad, but I'll explain it in a moment.
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    • now, this is gonna sound bad, but I'll explain it in a moment.
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    • I started thinking about this drink that I drink about twice
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    • I started thinking about this drink that I drink about twice
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    • a year, that someone introduced me to in high school.
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    • a year, that someone introduced me to in high school.
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    • I told you it was gonna sound bad.
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    • I told you it was gonna sound bad.
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    • [laughter]
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    • And I started thinking, when I stop, I'm gonna get that drink.
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    • And I started thinking, when I stop, I'm gonna get that drink.
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    • So, let me go ahead and tell you what the drink is, all right?
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    • So, let me go ahead and tell you what the drink is, all right?
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    • It's a Dr. Pepper with peanuts in it.
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    • It's a Dr. Pepper with peanuts in it.
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    • [laughter]
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    • So, I went to the counter to pay for it, and there
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    • So, I went to the counter to pay for it, and there
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    • was a lady in front of me who was counting coins out --
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    • was a lady in front of me who was counting coins out --
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    • no paper money, just coins.
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    • no paper money, just coins.
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    • She bought $1.32 worth of gas.
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    • So, I did what any of you would do.
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    • I know you.
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    • You'd do the same thing.
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    • I went out to the pump.
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    • She was about my age, maybe a little younger,
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    • and she had her son and daughter-in-law there,
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    • that was all the cash they had.
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    • that was all the cash they had.
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    • And I said, I'd like to fill your car with gas.
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    • And then, many of you know that I give $100 bills away
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    • And then, many of you know that I give $100 bills away
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    • when the Lord prompts me, and I said, and I want
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    • when the Lord prompts me, and I said, and I want
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    • to give you a $100 bill, and the reason I do this
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    • to give you a $100 bill, and the reason I do this
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    • is because I used to be very messed up.
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    • is because I used to be very messed up.
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    • I was on drugs.
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    • I was on drugs.
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    • God saved my life, and God prompts me every now and then
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    • God saved my life, and God prompts me every now and then
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    • to give someone a $100 bill, but you have to know
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    • to give someone a $100 bill, but you have to know
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    • that this $100 bill is to remind you that God
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    • that this $100 bill is to remind you that God
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    • knows where you are, that He loves you,
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    • knows where you are, that He loves you,
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    • and that He wants to change your life.
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    • and that He wants to change your life.
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    • This mother of these two grown young people said --
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    • she gave me a hug and she whispered in my ear,
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    • she gave me a hug and she whispered in my ear,
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    • "You'll never know how much they needed this right now."
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    • "You'll never know how much they needed this right now."
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    • That is living beyond blessed.
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    • That is living beyond blessed.
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    • Think about living like that every day.
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    • Think about living like that every day.
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    • Every day, if the Holy Spirit prompts us to meet a need
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    • Every day, if the Holy Spirit prompts us to meet a need
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    • that someone has, we have the funds,
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    • that someone has, we have the funds,
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    • and we have the resources to do it.
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    • and we have the resources to do it.
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    • God wants us to live beyond blessed, again, please hear this
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    • God wants us to live beyond blessed, again, please hear this
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    • so that we can be a blessing.
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    • so that we can be a blessing.
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    • So I want to encourage you, get the book, get the messages,
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    • So I want to encourage you, get the book, get the messages,
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    • let God take this truth and put it firmly into your heart,
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    • let God take this truth and put it firmly into your heart,
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    • So that we can be a people that live to bless other people.
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    • So that we can be a people that live to bless other people.
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    • Thanks so much for watching, I'll see you next time.
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    • Thanks so much for watching, I'll see you next time.
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    • ANNOUNCER: Pastor Robert teaches us that moving from selfishness
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    • In the "Beyond Blessed" series, Pastor Robert shows us what
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