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The God of the Night Before

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November 26, 2019
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The Potter's Touch with T. D. Jakes

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The God of the Night Before

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  • - Serita Jakes: Coming up on,
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  • "The Potter's Touch."
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  • - Bishop T.D. Jakes: Have you
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  • ever had a situation and you was
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  • trying to believe that God was
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  • in it?
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  • "You know, God must be in this
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  • somewhere.
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  • I don't know what he's up to,
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  • but God has got to be in here."
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  • Anybody show up when you get the
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  • breakthrough, anybody will be
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  • there when you get the car,
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  • anybody will be there when you
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  • get the house, but I need a God
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  • who will walk down a dirty,
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  • dusty, lonely, frustrated,
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  • aggravating, irritating road
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  • The Potter's Touch
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  • - Bishop Jakes: And then when
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  • you start looking at distances
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  • like going from Jerusalem to
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  • Jericho or Jerusalem to
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  • Bethlehem.
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  • It's not always how far they
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  • went, but you have to also
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  • consider the mode of travel.
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  • If we get ready to go to
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  • Longview, Longview is not that
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  • far for us, or even to Fort
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  • Worth is not far for us in a
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  • car.
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  • But how would your life change
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  • if everywhere you got ready to
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  • go you had to travel by foot?
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  • Imagine how much further and how
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  • much longer it would take you to
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  • get to a simple distance like
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  • Houston if you had to travel by
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  • foot?
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  • It might be a trip you make once
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  • in your life.
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  • If you had to walk to Houston,
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  • come on, you wouldn't go twice a
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  • year or three times a year or
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  • four times a year.
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  • You might go once in your
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  • lifetime.
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  • Imagine how many stops you would
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  • have to make along the way.
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  • If you and your family got ready
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  • to go to Houston and you
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  • traveled on a donkey, how long
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  • would it take you to get there?
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  • So then it's not just how far
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  • you have to go in your
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  • destination.
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  • It's the circumstances that you
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  • have to travel with.
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  • Sometimes you are very close to
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  • your destination; closer than
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  • you think, closer than you
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  • imagined, closer than you would
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  • have believed possible and the
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  • enemy can't change the distance.
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  • It is as close as it is.
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  • When you're close, he can't stop
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  • you from being close and the
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  • Holy Spirit will let you know
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  • when you're close.
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  • "You are nearer to your
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  • salvation than when you first
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  • believed.
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  • You are closer now than you've
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  • ever been in your life."
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  • Have you ever had those words
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  • from God?
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  • "Don't give up.
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  • Don't give out.
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  • Hold on.
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  • The blessing is close.
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  • The blessing is close.
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  • You're near to it.
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  • You're on the verge on it.
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  • You're on the edge.
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  • You're about to step into it."
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  • It's not the distance.
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  • The enemy can't change the
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  • distance.
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  • He can't take the goal and move
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  • it back.
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  • In fact, the Bible says,
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  • "Forgetting those things which
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  • are behind and reaching to those
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  • things which are before.
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  • We press toward the mark of the
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  • prize of the high calling of
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  • God."
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  • It's marked and is where it is.
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  • And the devil can't keep moving
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  • it back, but does feel like that
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  • sometimes.
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  • It feels like every time you're
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  • on the verge of finally getting
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  • your hands around the thing you
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  • believe God to do that the devil
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  • says, "No, I'm moving it back.
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  • Keep coming.
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  • I'm moving it back."
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  • He can't move it back.
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  • He can't move it back.
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  • He can't move it back,
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  • and it's not far.
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  • In fact, it really wasn't far to
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  • go from Egypt to the Promised
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  • Land.
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  • It wasn't far.
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  • It should have taken a few days,
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  • about 3 days to get there, 3
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  • days.
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  • It ended up 40 years.
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  • Isn't it amazing how something
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  • that should have happened quick
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  • can take a long time?
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  • It's not like they kept moving
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  • the Promised Land.
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  • "No.
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  • Come on.
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  • No.
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  • Come on.
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  • You're not there yet."
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  • For 40 years.
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  • It was always where it was
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  • supposed to be.
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  • The enemy could not change the
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  • destination, but, oh, how he can
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  • work with them circumstances.
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  • The circumstances whereby we
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  • travel is what causes our faith
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  • to be significant.
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  • It's not the distance.
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  • You're always close to your
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  • blessing, but then when you
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  • think about the things that
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  • happened along the way.
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  • I am learning that it's not even
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  • about the destination.
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  • The destination is not even
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  • important.
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  • The destination is preset,
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  • precast, already set into place,
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  • predetermined by God.
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  • "These shall be mine.
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  • That boy right--you see that boy
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  • right there that's drunk and on
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  • the barstool and got crack in
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  • his sizzle, he's going to be a
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  • deacon and a--he's going to--"
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  • You see, God has already set the
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  • end from the beginning.
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  • It's already determined.
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  • The destination is set.
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  • It is not about the destination.
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  • It's about the things that
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  • happen along the way.
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  • The problem with most people
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  • when they read the Bible is that
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  • they're reading from the other
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  • side of the story.
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  • We're reading about Jesus and
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  • Mary and Joseph 2.000 years
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  • later.
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  • We know how the story ends.
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  • We know everything works out
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  • okay.
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  • We also know who he is to us.
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  • Everything.
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  • But imagine if you were Joseph
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  • and you had found a beautiful
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  • young lady that you had been
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  • seeing for some time and
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  • announced to all of your friends
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  • that she was going to be your
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  • bride and you have begun to set
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  • in place the things that were
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  • necessary to endow her and to
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  • give her a dowry and to honor
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  • her and to recognize her.
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  • But before you could get to the
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  • wedding, she started picking up
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  • weight.
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  • I mean a lot of weight all in
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  • the middle.
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  • And being a gentleman, you
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  • didn't want to say anything
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  • about it 'cause, you know, you
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  • notice things but you don't say
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  • anything at first.
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  • But after a while it will force
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  • a conversation.
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  • "Baby, you're getting kind of
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  • thick."
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  • She says, "Joey, I've been
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  • meaning to tell you I got
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  • some--some circumstances have
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  • come up."
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  • "Circumstances?
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  • What do you mean?"
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  • "You're not going to believe
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  • this.
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  • I've been waiting on a good time
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  • to tell you.
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  • I didn't know how to tell you
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  • "I'm expecting."
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  • "Expecting what?"
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  • "I'm expecting."
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  • "A baby?"
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  • "Yeah, but wait.
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  • Now don't get this wrong.
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  • Don't get this wrong.
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  • Now I know this is unusual.
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  • We've never been through nothing
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  • like this before, but this is
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  • "Yeah, right."
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  • Joseph walked away from her and
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  • Now I got to live with this.
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  • Everybody knows about it, too."
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  • Have you ever had--have you ever
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  • loved and been angry at the same
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  • time?
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  • Isn't that a feeling?
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  • The kind of feeling where you
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  • want to slap somebody down the
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  • stairs, but then you love them
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  • so bad you got to run down and
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  • catch them.
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  • So Joseph said, "Okay, I'm going
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  • to put you away privately."
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  • He said, "I'm going to get out
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  • of this privately."
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  • In the Bible, an engagement
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  • was like a marriage.
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  • It required a bill of
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  • divorcement to get out of it.
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  • So he said, "We are going to
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  • discreetly go down to the lawyer
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  • and just sign the papers and
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  • we'll get out of this."
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  • And then when he's getting ready
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  • to go down to sign the papers to
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  • put her away, and she's
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  • distraught 'cause she told him
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  • the truth and he doesn't
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  • believe her.
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  • And you know how it is when a
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  • woman tells you the truth and
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  • you don't believe her.
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  • "I told you this.
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  • No, no, no.
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  • I told you.
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  • Listen, you don't believe me.
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  • That's what is wrong.
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  • I thought you believed me."
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  • And the angel has to speak to
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  • Joseph and say, "Fear not.
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  • That that is in Mary is
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  • conceived by the Holy Ghost."
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  • Now he's really confused 'cause
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  • now he's trying to believe
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  • something that common sense tell
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  • him couldn't be possible.
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  • His faith and his reasoning are
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  • now in conflict.
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  • He has now told her that he's
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  • about to give her a bill of
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  • divorcement.
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  • Now God has said that she's
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  • telling the truth.
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  • Now you have got to go back and
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  • tell somebody that you have
  • 00:10:13.260 --> 00:10:15.170
  • already said, "I don't believe
  • 00:10:15.170 --> 00:10:16.250
  • you," that, "Maybe you are
  • 00:10:16.250 --> 00:10:18.050
  • And on top of all of this
  • 00:10:26.150 --> 00:10:27.280
  • conflict that's going on, she's
  • 00:10:27.280 --> 00:10:29.140
  • so upset she has gone over into
  • 00:10:29.140 --> 00:10:31.030
  • her cousin's house who've been
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  • shut up for months who's
  • 00:10:33.140 --> 00:10:34.260
  • pregnant too, you know, which is
  • 00:10:36.090 --> 00:10:39.090
  • basically, "I'm going home to
  • 00:10:39.090 --> 00:10:40.110
  • mama."
  • 00:10:40.120 --> 00:10:43.120
  • Can you imagine what Joseph's
  • 00:10:43.120 --> 00:10:44.090
  • friends must have been telling
  • 00:10:44.090 --> 00:10:45.120
  • him?
  • 00:10:45.120 --> 00:10:47.170
  • "You ain't got to do this, man."
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  • Conflicted.
  • 00:10:52.010 --> 00:10:54.120
  • Can you imagine what it'd be
  • 00:10:54.120 --> 00:10:55.080
  • like to be Mary and be telling
  • 00:10:55.080 --> 00:10:56.130
  • somebody the truth and them not
  • 00:10:56.130 --> 00:10:57.200
  • truly believe you?
  • 00:10:57.200 --> 00:11:00.220
  • And now they're trying to go
  • 00:11:00.220 --> 00:11:01.170
  • along with it, but they've
  • 00:11:01.170 --> 00:11:02.230
  • already exposed the fact that
  • 00:11:02.230 --> 00:11:04.200
  • they was going to get rid of
  • 00:11:04.200 --> 00:11:05.200
  • you.
  • 00:11:05.200 --> 00:11:06.280
  • How comfortable are you with a
  • 00:11:06.280 --> 00:11:08.050
  • guy who's told you that he's
  • 00:11:08.050 --> 00:11:09.200
  • And here they are going down the
  • 00:11:16.080 --> 00:11:17.210
  • road trying to deal with this
  • 00:11:18.030 --> 00:11:21.030
  • issue.
  • 00:11:21.030 --> 00:11:22.040
  • And now on top of all of this, a
  • 00:11:22.190 --> 00:11:25.190
  • new tax has come out.
  • 00:11:25.190 --> 00:11:28.120
  • And in order to deal with the
  • 00:11:28.120 --> 00:11:29.290
  • taxation, you have to go back to
  • 00:11:29.290 --> 00:11:32.140
  • the city that the groom is from
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  • to pay the bill.
  • 00:11:36.010 --> 00:11:38.040
  • Now we got a debt we weren't
  • 00:11:38.040 --> 00:11:39.190
  • expecting, we got a baby we
  • 00:11:39.190 --> 00:11:41.180
  • weren't looking for, we got a
  • 00:11:41.180 --> 00:11:43.200
  • crisis that makes me look like
  • 00:11:43.200 --> 00:11:45.070
  • a fool, and we got to walk
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  • - Bishop Jakes: If you never
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  • get in trouble, you'll never
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  • have an experience with God.
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  • How are you going to know he's
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  • a healer if you never get sick?
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  • How are you going to know
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  • he's a provider if you never
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  • get hungry?
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  • How are you going to know he's a
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  • way maker if you never get lost?
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  • Somebody slipped, but God
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  • send me to tell you the slip
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  • - Bishop Jakes: They walking
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  • down there by foot with a
  • 00:13:08.150 --> 00:13:11.150
  • pregnant woman in the heat of
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  • the Middle East no air
  • 00:13:16.130 --> 00:13:19.130
  • conditioning, no fan, no music,
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  • no padded seats.
  • 00:13:23.090 --> 00:13:26.090
  • She's pregnant on a donkey in
  • 00:13:26.090 --> 00:13:28.270
  • the heat traveling through the
  • 00:13:28.270 --> 00:13:31.080
  • hot sand's inconvenience with
  • 00:13:31.080 --> 00:13:34.030
  • somebody that you had odds with
  • 00:13:36.110 --> 00:13:39.110
  • on the night before Christmas,
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  • and all in the back of her mind
  • 00:13:43.120 --> 00:13:44.230
  • she's hearing God's saying,
  • 00:13:44.230 --> 00:13:46.240
  • "Hail Mary, you've been highly
  • 00:13:47.190 --> 00:13:50.190
  • "I got a man who don't believe
  • 00:13:57.060 --> 00:13:58.060
  • in me, I got a donkey who's
  • 00:13:58.060 --> 00:14:00.040
  • knocking me all over the place,
  • 00:14:00.040 --> 00:14:02.100
  • my feet are swollen, I got a
  • 00:14:02.100 --> 00:14:03.280
  • mask on my face, I got to stop
  • 00:14:03.280 --> 00:14:05.130
  • and throw up every so many
  • 00:14:05.130 --> 00:14:07.150
  • miles, I'm still miles away from
  • 00:14:07.150 --> 00:14:09.140
  • getting to the destination, my
  • 00:14:09.140 --> 00:14:11.050
  • back hurts, my feet hurts, I
  • 00:14:11.050 --> 00:14:13.060
  • feel like I'm about to go into
  • 00:14:13.060 --> 00:14:14.260
  • labor, I don't have any
  • 00:14:14.260 --> 00:14:16.240
  • confidence in this guy 'cause he
  • 00:14:16.240 --> 00:14:18.030
  • was getting ready to get rid of
  • 00:14:18.030 --> 00:14:19.230
  • me and you're telling me that I
  • 00:14:19.230 --> 00:14:21.140
  • am highly favored."
  • 00:14:23.010 --> 00:14:26.010
  • She's already pregnant.
  • 00:14:26.010 --> 00:14:27.140
  • It's already hot.
  • 00:14:27.140 --> 00:14:29.060
  • She's about to go into labor.
  • 00:14:29.060 --> 00:14:30.270
  • The relationship is not going
  • 00:14:30.270 --> 00:14:32.000
  • good.
  • 00:14:32.000 --> 00:14:33.250
  • She pregnant by the Lord and you
  • 00:14:37.190 --> 00:14:40.190
  • trying to deal with this
  • 00:14:40.190 --> 00:14:42.090
  • and be respectable and trying
  • 00:14:42.090 --> 00:14:44.020
  • to believe that God is somehow
  • 00:14:44.020 --> 00:14:45.200
  • in this situation.
  • 00:14:45.200 --> 00:14:47.090
  • Have you ever had a situation
  • 00:14:47.090 --> 00:14:48.110
  • and you was trying to believe
  • 00:14:48.110 --> 00:14:49.160
  • that God was in it?
  • 00:14:49.160 --> 00:14:51.030
  • "You know, God must be in this
  • 00:14:51.030 --> 00:14:52.100
  • somewhere.
  • 00:14:52.100 --> 00:14:53.160
  • I don't know where, I don't know
  • 00:14:53.160 --> 00:14:54.270
  • how, I don't know what he's up
  • 00:14:54.270 --> 00:14:56.170
  • to, but God has got to be in
  • 00:14:56.170 --> 00:14:57.280
  • here.
  • 00:14:57.280 --> 00:14:59.020
  • Hello, are you in there?
  • 00:14:59.020 --> 00:15:00.260
  • It always looks like that on the
  • 00:15:05.190 --> 00:15:06.240
  • night before.
  • 00:15:06.240 --> 00:15:07.290
  • "God, where are you?
  • 00:15:08.240 --> 00:15:11.240
  • Where are--hello, hello, hello,
  • 00:15:11.240 --> 00:15:14.090
  • hello, hello, hello."
  • 00:15:14.130 --> 00:15:17.130
  • Job said, "I looked for him on
  • 00:15:17.130 --> 00:15:18.140
  • the right.
  • 00:15:18.140 --> 00:15:19.120
  • He was not there.
  • 00:15:19.120 --> 00:15:20.100
  • I looked for him on the left."
  • 00:15:20.100 --> 00:15:21.090
  • Have you ever looked for God in
  • 00:15:21.090 --> 00:15:22.100
  • your situation and say, "Where
  • 00:15:22.100 --> 00:15:23.270
  • are you?
  • 00:15:23.270 --> 00:15:25.280
  • This is the worst time in the
  • 00:15:25.280 --> 00:15:27.090
  • world for me to be dealing with
  • 00:15:27.090 --> 00:15:28.210
  • this mess.
  • 00:15:28.210 --> 00:15:30.040
  • God, where are the promises?
  • 00:15:30.040 --> 00:15:31.200
  • Where's the stuff bishop been
  • 00:15:31.200 --> 00:15:33.000
  • preaching about?
  • 00:15:33.000 --> 00:15:34.100
  • Where are the seven steps to the
  • 00:15:34.100 --> 00:15:35.140
  • turnaround?
  • 00:15:35.140 --> 00:15:37.030
  • Where is the unprecedented?
  • 00:15:37.030 --> 00:15:39.000
  • Hello, hello, hello, hello,
  • 00:15:39.000 --> 00:15:41.040
  • And David warned us about this.
  • 00:15:51.080 --> 00:15:54.080
  • He told us specifically,
  • 00:15:54.080 --> 00:15:56.040
  • "Weeping may endure for a
  • 00:15:59.230 --> 00:16:02.250
  • night."
  • 00:16:02.250 --> 00:16:05.130
  • Lord, I wish he had told me how
  • 00:16:05.130 --> 00:16:06.210
  • long the night can be.
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  • Lord, have mercy.
  • 00:16:11.200 --> 00:16:13.220
  • That's another thing I didn't
  • 00:16:13.220 --> 00:16:15.020
  • picture right.
  • 00:16:15.020 --> 00:16:16.070
  • I thought he was just talking to
  • 00:16:16.070 --> 00:16:17.090
  • me about, you know--about 6, 8
  • 00:16:17.090 --> 00:16:18.130
  • hours, or something like that.
  • 00:16:18.130 --> 00:16:20.090
  • That's not the kind of night
  • 00:16:20.090 --> 00:16:21.130
  • he's talking about.
  • 00:16:21.130 --> 00:16:22.150
  • This is a long night.
  • 00:16:24.180 --> 00:16:27.180
  • This can be months and months
  • 00:16:27.180 --> 00:16:29.080
  • and months of night.
  • 00:16:29.080 --> 00:16:31.180
  • Like you're in Alaska.
  • 00:16:31.180 --> 00:16:32.240
  • You're night.
  • 00:16:32.240 --> 00:16:35.160
  • This could be in the hospital
  • 00:16:35.160 --> 00:16:36.260
  • for months and months and months
  • 00:16:36.260 --> 00:16:38.010
  • night.
  • 00:16:38.010 --> 00:16:39.160
  • The night could be so long you
  • 00:16:39.160 --> 00:16:40.190
  • can lose your car and your house
  • 00:16:40.190 --> 00:16:43.060
  • and your credit rating.
  • 00:16:43.060 --> 00:16:44.240
  • And he says, "Weeping may endure
  • 00:16:54.070 --> 00:16:57.070
  • for a night."
  • 00:16:57.070 --> 00:16:58.020
  • I can picture Joseph and Mary
  • 00:16:58.020 --> 00:16:59.190
  • and a couple of goats and a
  • 00:16:59.190 --> 00:17:01.150
  • chicken and a donkey traveling
  • 00:17:02.100 --> 00:17:05.100
  • down the road.
  • 00:17:05.100 --> 00:17:06.130
  • She's half talking.
  • 00:17:06.130 --> 00:17:08.130
  • He's half talking.
  • 00:17:08.130 --> 00:17:10.200
  • And now they finally got to a
  • 00:17:10.200 --> 00:17:11.220
  • place to stay and the innkeeper
  • 00:17:11.290 --> 00:17:14.290
  • come out talking about, "I sure
  • 00:17:14.290 --> 00:17:16.150
  • would love to help you.
  • 00:17:16.150 --> 00:17:18.190
  • I would--I really love to help
  • 00:17:18.190 --> 00:17:19.230
  • you, but there's no room.
  • 00:17:19.230 --> 00:17:21.160
  • Just go down.
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  • Go down--"
  • 00:17:22.170 --> 00:17:23.100
  • "Look, I've been walking--"
  • 00:17:23.100 --> 00:17:24.080
  • "No, it's not that further,
  • 00:17:24.080 --> 00:17:25.230
  • but just--oh,
  • 00:17:25.230 --> 00:17:28.020
  • I don't know.
  • 00:17:28.020 --> 00:17:29.100
  • Maybe about a week down the road
  • 00:17:29.100 --> 00:17:31.190
  • and to the left there's another
  • 00:17:31.290 --> 00:17:34.290
  • inn over there, and I know him.
  • 00:17:34.290 --> 00:17:36.210
  • He'll be glad to take care of
  • 00:17:36.210 --> 00:17:38.080
  • you."
  • 00:17:38.080 --> 00:17:40.020
  • And he walks on down there and
  • 00:17:40.020 --> 00:17:41.090
  • they say, "Well, you know, if
  • 00:17:41.090 --> 00:17:42.110
  • you had just got here sooner."
  • 00:17:43.010 --> 00:17:46.010
  • Have you ever had someone tell
  • 00:17:46.010 --> 00:17:47.030
  • you if you had just got here
  • 00:17:47.030 --> 00:17:49.290
  • sooner?
  • 00:17:51.220 --> 00:17:54.220
  • After about three hotels or four
  • 00:17:54.220 --> 00:17:56.270
  • rejecting him, now he's got to
  • 00:17:56.270 --> 00:17:59.200
  • go back and say, "Look, Mary,
  • 00:17:59.200 --> 00:18:01.120
  • You know, that's how you do when
  • 00:18:12.270 --> 00:18:13.260
  • you getting ready to say it.
  • 00:18:16.130 --> 00:18:19.130
  • The thing that amaze me--'cause
  • 00:18:19.130 --> 00:18:21.090
  • I'm in the family and trying to
  • 00:18:21.090 --> 00:18:23.070
  • understand families and building
  • 00:18:23.070 --> 00:18:25.100
  • the strength of families and all
  • 00:18:25.100 --> 00:18:26.200
  • of that.
  • 00:18:26.200 --> 00:18:28.010
  • I would have thought that the
  • 00:18:28.010 --> 00:18:29.020
  • Lord would have came into a very
  • 00:18:29.020 --> 00:18:31.150
  • functional, happy, robust,
  • 00:18:31.150 --> 00:18:33.270
  • loving relationship, but the
  • 00:18:35.120 --> 00:18:38.120
  • Lord picked a couple of folks
  • 00:18:38.120 --> 00:18:39.290
  • who probably wouldn't even
  • 00:18:39.290 --> 00:18:41.020
  • speaking.
  • 00:18:41.020 --> 00:18:43.120
  • Can Christ be born in a
  • 00:18:45.130 --> 00:18:48.130
  • dysfunctional situation?
  • 00:18:50.230 --> 00:18:53.230
  • Can Christ be born into a family
  • 00:18:53.230 --> 00:18:56.170
  • that's backed up in payments to
  • 00:18:56.170 --> 00:18:58.040
  • the IRS?
  • 00:18:58.100 --> 00:19:01.120
  • And can he be born in a
  • 00:19:01.120 --> 00:19:02.290
  • relationship where communication
  • 00:19:02.290 --> 00:19:04.180
  • has withered?
  • 00:19:04.180 --> 00:19:05.290
  • And can he be born into a
  • 00:19:05.290 --> 00:19:07.080
  • situation where the bills are
  • 00:19:07.080 --> 00:19:08.110
  • high?
  • 00:19:08.110 --> 00:19:09.140
  • And can he be born into a
  • 00:19:09.140 --> 00:19:10.170
  • situation where the provisions
  • 00:19:10.170 --> 00:19:11.230
  • are not what you wanted them to
  • 00:19:11.230 --> 00:19:12.230
  • be?
  • 00:19:12.230 --> 00:19:14.030
  • He handpicked those
  • 00:19:14.030 --> 00:19:16.130
  • circumstances.
  • 00:19:16.150 --> 00:19:19.150
  • He handpicked them.
  • 00:19:19.150 --> 00:19:21.090
  • Let's talk about where he could
  • 00:19:21.090 --> 00:19:22.090
  • have been born.
  • 00:19:22.090 --> 00:19:23.140
  • He could have been born in a
  • 00:19:23.140 --> 00:19:24.130
  • cathedral.
  • 00:19:24.130 --> 00:19:25.170
  • He could have been born in a
  • 00:19:25.170 --> 00:19:26.140
  • synagogue.
  • 00:19:26.140 --> 00:19:27.140
  • He could have been born
  • 00:19:27.140 --> 00:19:28.090
  • in a mansion.
  • 00:19:28.090 --> 00:19:29.090
  • He could have been born
  • 00:19:29.090 --> 00:19:30.050
  • to rich people.
  • 00:19:30.050 --> 00:19:31.060
  • He could have been born
  • 00:19:31.060 --> 00:19:32.020
  • with servants and maids
  • 00:19:32.020 --> 00:19:33.050
  • and attendants.
  • 00:19:33.050 --> 00:19:34.050
  • He could have had 10.000 angels
  • 00:19:34.050 --> 00:19:35.200
  • to take care of him.
  • 00:19:35.200 --> 00:19:36.230
  • But no, he is born without
  • 00:19:36.230 --> 00:19:38.250
  • a physician, without a midwife,
  • 00:19:38.250 --> 00:19:40.250
  • without a nanny, without
  • 00:19:40.250 --> 00:19:42.170
  • a bottle, without anything.
  • 00:19:42.170 --> 00:19:44.200
  • He is born out there with
  • 00:19:44.200 --> 00:19:46.090
  • nothing and nobody on a dirty,
  • 00:19:46.090 --> 00:19:47.210
  • dusty road where either Joseph
  • 00:19:47.210 --> 00:19:50.050
  • or Mary got to bend over
  • 00:19:50.050 --> 00:19:52.150
  • and cut the cord, and he says
  • 00:19:54.000 --> 00:19:57.000
  • Jehovah-Shammah.
  • 00:19:57.000 --> 00:19:59.040
  • Jehovah-Shammah means,
  • 00:19:59.040 --> 00:20:00.030
  • "I am there."
  • 00:20:00.030 --> 00:20:01.220
  • "I am present.
  • 00:20:01.220 --> 00:20:02.250
  • I am there.
  • 00:20:02.250 --> 00:20:03.260
  • In the midst of trouble,
  • 00:20:03.260 --> 00:20:05.030
  • I am with you.
  • 00:20:05.030 --> 00:20:06.090
  • I'm not the kind of God who just
  • 00:20:06.090 --> 00:20:07.250
  • shows up when things are going
  • 00:20:07.250 --> 00:20:09.210
  • well.
  • 00:20:09.210 --> 00:20:10.260
  • But when all hell is breaking
  • 00:20:10.260 --> 00:20:12.130
  • loose and the circumstances are
  • 00:20:12.130 --> 00:20:14.140
  • adverse and it seems like things
  • 00:20:14.140 --> 00:20:16.180
  • are getting worse instead of
  • 00:20:16.180 --> 00:20:18.060
  • better he said, "I chose you."
  • 00:20:18.060 --> 00:20:20.090
  • "Me?"
  • 00:20:20.090 --> 00:20:21.100
  • "I chose you."
  • 00:20:21.100 --> 00:20:22.120
  • "Me?"
  • 00:20:22.120 --> 00:20:23.130
  • "Yes, in your situation."
  • 00:20:23.130 --> 00:20:24.270
  • "Me and Fred not getting along."
  • 00:20:24.270 --> 00:20:26.210
  • He said, "Yeah, that's why I
  • 00:20:26.210 --> 00:20:27.260
  • chose you."
  • 00:20:27.260 --> 00:20:29.070
  • "My bills are backed up."
  • 00:20:29.070 --> 00:20:30.110
  • "That's why I chose you."
  • 00:20:30.110 --> 00:20:31.250
  • "I had to move back in with my
  • 00:20:31.250 --> 00:20:33.020
  • mama."
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  • He said, "That's why I chose
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  • you.
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  • My strength is made perfect in
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  • weakness.
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  • I show off when all hell is
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  • breaking loose in your life.
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  • I chose you because I am not
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  • just the God of the morning, I
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  • am the God of the night before.
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  • I am not just the God
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  • of the victory, I am the God
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  • Touch somebody and tell them,
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  • "He's the God
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  • of the night before."
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  • He's the God of the night
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  • before.
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  • He's the God of the night
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  • before.
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  • I found out anybody will get
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  • with you in the morning.
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  • Anybody will be there when
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  • things get right.
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  • Anybody will show up when you
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  • get the breakthrough.
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  • Anybody will be there when you
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  • get the car.
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  • Anybody will be there when you
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  • get the house.
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  • But I need a God who will walk
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  • down a dirty, dusty, lonely,
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  • frustrated, aggravating,
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  • When I was working sometimes 50
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  • hours a week and pastoring after
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  • work and doing funerals on the
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  • weekend and traveling for miles
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  • and trying to get gas money and
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  • taking pop bottles and selling
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  • them to get gas to go teach
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  • Bible class, if I would have
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  • If I'd had any idea that it was
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  • going to end up in Dallas, Texas
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  • at The Potter's House with
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  • 30.000 members and 350 people on
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  • staff, it wouldn't have been so
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  • bad.
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  • But the problem with the night
  • 00:22:20.220 --> 00:22:22.100
  • is that when you're in the night
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  • you cannot see the morning.
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  • "Weeping may endure
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  • I just wonder what God has in
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  • store for you in the morning.
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  • Hold on.
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  • Hold on.
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  • Oh!
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  • Oh!
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  • Oh, I'd better quit
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  • 'cause I feel something.
  • 00:22:50.110 --> 00:22:51.210
  • I feel something.
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  • I feel something.
  • 00:22:52.260 --> 00:22:54.050
  • I feel something.
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  • I feel something down
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  • in my soul.
  • 00:22:57.120 --> 00:22:58.150
  • I feel something telling
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  • Touch three people,
  • 00:23:22.210 --> 00:23:23.060
  • don't say nothing just say,
  • 00:23:23.060 --> 00:23:24.000
  • "Just down the road."
  • 00:23:24.000 --> 00:23:25.160
  • Just down the road.
  • 00:23:25.160 --> 00:23:27.190
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:27.190 --> 00:23:29.110
  • blessing waiting on you.
  • 00:23:29.110 --> 00:23:31.060
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:31.060 --> 00:23:32.170
  • miracle waiting on you.
  • 00:23:32.170 --> 00:23:34.000
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:34.000 --> 00:23:35.150
  • testimony waiting on you.
  • 00:23:35.150 --> 00:23:37.040
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:37.040 --> 00:23:38.230
  • victory waiting on you.
  • 00:23:38.230 --> 00:23:40.090
  • Just down the road, there's
  • 00:23:40.090 --> 00:23:42.000
  • deliverance waiting on you.
  • 00:23:42.000 --> 00:23:43.160
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:43.160 --> 00:23:45.010
  • brand new job waiting on you.
  • 00:23:45.010 --> 00:23:46.170
  • Just down the road, there's a
  • 00:23:46.170 --> 00:23:48.010
  • wife that will appreciate you.
  • 00:23:48.010 --> 00:23:49.090
  • Just down the road, there's a
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  • husband that will love you.
  • 00:23:51.150 --> 00:23:52.290
  • And the Lord sent me here to
  • 00:23:58.000 --> 00:23:59.070
  • tell you that the night is
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  • I don't know what you've been
  • 00:24:11.120 --> 00:24:12.040
  • walking through, I don't know
  • 00:24:12.040 --> 00:24:13.250
  • how heavy you are, I don't know
  • 00:24:13.250 --> 00:24:15.210
  • how many burdens you've been
  • 00:24:15.210 --> 00:24:17.220
  • carrying, I don't know how long
  • 00:24:17.220 --> 00:24:19.050
  • you've cried, I don't know what
  • 00:24:19.050 --> 00:24:20.280
  • you suffered, but I do know that
  • 00:24:20.280 --> 00:24:23.030
  • weeping may endure for a night
  • 00:24:24.010 --> 00:24:27.010
  • Shake somebody's hand like
  • 00:24:42.200 --> 00:24:43.100
  • you're going to shake it off and
  • 00:24:43.100 --> 00:24:44.070
  • tell them, "This is my night
  • 00:24:44.070 --> 00:24:44.270
  • before."
  • 00:24:44.270 --> 00:24:47.140
  • This is my night before.
  • 00:24:47.140 --> 00:24:49.130
  • This is my night before.
  • 00:24:49.130 --> 00:24:50.250
  • This is my night before.
  • 00:24:50.250 --> 00:24:52.070
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:52.070 --> 00:24:53.170
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:53.170 --> 00:24:54.290
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:54.290 --> 00:24:56.120
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:56.120 --> 00:24:58.090
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:58.090 --> 00:24:59.290
  • This is my night.
  • 00:24:59.290 --> 00:25:02.070
  • This is my night.
  • 00:25:02.070 --> 00:25:04.170
  • This is my night.
  • 00:25:04.170 --> 00:25:06.110
  • This is my night.
  • 00:25:06.110 --> 00:25:08.240
  • Oh, oh, this is my night.
  • 00:25:12.250 --> 00:25:15.250
  • I better quit 'cause I'm about
  • 00:25:15.250 --> 00:25:16.220
  • to mess up and feel like
  • 00:25:16.220 --> 00:25:18.020
  • preaching.
  • 00:25:18.120 --> 00:25:21.120
  • Preacher Tracy, while Joseph and
  • 00:25:23.040 --> 00:25:26.040
  • Mary was knocking on hotels
  • 00:25:26.070 --> 00:25:29.070
  • looking for their blessing,
  • 00:25:29.070 --> 00:25:31.100
  • there were three wise men coming
  • 00:25:31.150 --> 00:25:34.150
  • with gold, and spikenard, and
  • 00:25:34.200 --> 00:25:37.200
  • precious ointment, and they were
  • 00:25:37.200 --> 00:25:39.180
  • looking for them.
  • 00:25:39.180 --> 00:25:41.160
  • And I want to tell somebody
  • 00:25:41.160 --> 00:25:43.220
  • who's been looking for your
  • 00:25:43.220 --> 00:25:45.080
  • blessing, if you just stand
  • 00:25:45.080 --> 00:25:46.280
  • still, your blessing is looking
  • 00:25:47.190 --> 00:25:50.190
  • for you.
  • 00:25:50.190 --> 00:25:52.030
  • Eyes have not seen.
  • 00:25:52.100 --> 00:25:55.100
  • - announcer: Do you need
  • 00:26:05.120 --> 00:26:06.000
  • a miracle in your life?
  • 00:26:06.000 --> 00:26:07.060
  • Have you been waiting for a
  • 00:26:07.060 --> 00:26:08.020
  • miracle to take place?
  • 00:26:08.020 --> 00:26:09.170
  • Do you wonder if a miracle is
  • 00:26:09.170 --> 00:26:10.210
  • possible?
  • 00:26:10.210 --> 00:26:12.080
  • Yes, miracles still happen.
  • 00:26:12.080 --> 00:26:15.040
  • - Bishop Jakes: Everything
  • 00:26:15.040 --> 00:26:16.010
  • that's been on you, everything
  • 00:26:16.010 --> 00:26:17.270
  • that's been holding you back,
  • 00:26:17.270 --> 00:26:19.220
  • everything that have you up
  • 00:26:19.220 --> 00:26:21.030
  • under attack is going to get off
  • 00:26:21.030 --> 00:26:22.190
  • of you today.
  • 00:26:22.190 --> 00:26:25.010
  • - announcer: For your gift of
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  • any amount, you will receive
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  • Bishop Jakes' transformative
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  • message, "Hearing When You're
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  • Hurting," on CD or, if in
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  • Canada, on mp3 and this personal
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  • 25-day Advent booklet.
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  • And when your gift is $70 or
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  • more, we will add this "Follow
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  • the Star" book.
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  • When your gift is $150 or more,
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  • we will also add "Miracles Still
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  • Happen," Bishop Jakes'
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  • two-message series on DVD or, if
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  • in Canada, on mp4 as well as
  • 00:26:48.220 --> 00:26:51.080
  • this beautiful tea towel set.
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  • The same God that performed
  • 00:26:53.110 --> 00:26:54.260
  • miracles in the Bible is here
  • 00:26:54.260 --> 00:26:56.210
  • for you.
  • 00:26:56.210 --> 00:26:57.240
  • Don't wait.
  • 00:26:57.240 --> 00:26:58.260
  • - Bishop Jakes: There is
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  • - announcer: Feel free to reach
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  • out to us on social media and
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  • share your story of how God is
  • 00:27:08.080 --> 00:27:09.170
  • impacting your life.
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  • We look forward to seeing you
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  • next time on,
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  • "The Potter's Touch."
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  • The Potter's Touch
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