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  • ♪ The Potter's TouchThe Potter's Touch ♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: Let us,therefore, fear that we would
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  • live and die and not reachwhat he promised us.
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  • Now that I'm scared of.
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  • I've always said I'm not scaredof dying.
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  • I was introduced to deathat an early age.
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  • I saw my father die as ateenager when life was just
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  • running all over my body,I watched it leave his.
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  • I am not afraid of death,as long as I live first.
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  • [applause]
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  • What I am, what I am mortallyafraid of, is that
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  • I would exist without living
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  • and let my fear of others, andfear of circumstances, and fear
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  • of rejection, and fear of beingmisunderstood, and fear
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  • of myself back me further andfurther and further and further
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  • up into a cave until I diein a wilderness
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  • that I was not called to.
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  • I am convinced that most peoplelive and die in the wilderness
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  • of uncertainty.
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  • They're not sure.They're not sure.
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  • They're not sure.
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  • You would have built it, butyou're not sure you would have
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  • done it, but you're not sure youwould have seized it,
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  • but you're not sure.
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  • You could have had it,but you're not focused.
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  • You could have mastered it,but you wouldn't touch it.
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  • Your fear is your enemy.
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  • But you are afraidof the wrong thing.
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  • You ought to be more afraid ofnot accomplishing what you were
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  • created to than you are of theinconveniences and excesses
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  • along the way.
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  • Can I talk to you a minute?
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  • I was getting ready to speakat a pastor's conference.
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  • And I spoke that night,what I thought
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  • was a really good message.
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  • And on my way out the door, oneof the bishops came to me in the
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  • hallway and he said, when areyou gonna preach on the fear?
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  • I said, the fear?
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  • I said, what do you mean,the fear?
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  • He said, the fear that we asministers live with every day.
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  • The fear.The fear.
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  • It's hard to do what we do.
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  • Trust me.
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  • It is hard.
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  • The scrutiny, the pressure,the demands.
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  • Trust me.
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  • Please don't run up here.
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  • You might run up, butyou're gonna limp back,
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  • I guarantee you.
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  • If you run up here, you willlimp back, if you get back
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  • at all.
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  • So there is good reason,there is good reason, to be
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  • uncomfortable with the purposeto which you have been called
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  • on, to estimate it, it's areason to be afraid of it.
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  • Except, the greater fear is tohave lived and died and not
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  • found out who you are.
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  • To have lived and died scares meto death.
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  • To end up in a in a nursinghome, sittin' on a bedpan,
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  • wondering what if.
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  • If I had only stretched a littlefurther, if I'd only stood a
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  • little tougher.
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  • Who knows if I'd have pushed alittle deeper, I could have
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  • broke through.
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  • I hate to die with questions.
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  • Let us fear that something Godleft us.
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  • A promise that we would failto enter into it and settle
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  • for mediocrity.
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  • Settle for it.
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  • Oh, my God, you ought to see thesettlers in the church today.
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  • Settlers all around, who settlefor less than God's best for
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  • their lives, and talk themselvesout of the promise, because you
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  • were more afraid of theopposition than you were
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  • the one who called you.
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  • And that's what I'm talkin'about today.
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  • I'm talking about turning downyour fear of failure and turning
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  • up your fear of missing what youcould have been, what you could
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  • have done, what you could havehad, what you could have
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  • accomplished, what you couldhave reached.
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  • That something was left you thatyou never touched, because you
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  • let some voice sitting on yourshoulder talk you out of
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  • your destiny.
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  • That you let Satan, who is anaccuser of the brethren, that
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  • means Satan has got a doctoratedegree in makin' you look bad,
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  • that you let him talk you out ofbein' the woman you could have
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  • been with the gifts God givesyou and the talents
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  • God put inside of you.
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  • That you would let God---
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  • That you let the devil talk youout and be intimidated
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  • by people?
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  • Wow!
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  • When the best of them are nomore than you, and the worst
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  • of them are no less than you.
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  • Let us fear that a promise beingleft us, that somehow we would
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  • fall short of it and settle forshortness instead of greatness.
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  • That is fear.
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  • Touch somebody and say,I'm scared of that.
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  • I'm scared of that.
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  • And then he brings upthe Old Testament.
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  • He brings up the Old TestamentSaints and he says something
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  • about them.
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  • He says that they, that theWord, did not profit.
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  • The Word did not profit.
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  • Now I hate to, I hate to gothere because I'm going to
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  • preach here, that's what we do,we preach the Word.
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  • He said, but the Word did notprofit.
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  • First of all, let's talk aboutwhat profit is.
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  • Profit is what you have leftwhen the transaction is over.
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  • You got that?
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  • Profit.
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  • It's not how much you got,it's what you have left
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  • when the transaction is over.
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  • Now if you broke even,you're unprofitable.
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  • If you went in the red,you're unprofitable.
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  • You can only determine profitafter you have deducted
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  • all of your liabilities.
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  • You line up your assets, deductyour liabilities, and whatever
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  • the sum total is of what youhave left when the transaction
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  • is over, that is profit.
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  • It did not say that they didn'thave a transaction in
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  • the wilderness.
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  • It did not say that they didn'thave conflict in the wilderness.
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  • It didn't even say that theydidn't have victories in
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  • the wilderness.
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  • But profit is determined not byhow well you fight or how well
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  • you stood or how many victoriesyou had.
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  • But profit is what you have leftwhen the transaction is over!
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  • I wanna know how much!
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  • Girl, I've been in somehellish fights.
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  • I've been knocked down so low Ithought I'd never get up again.
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  • I've been down so low that Icouldn't imagine me ever smilin'
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  • again in my life.
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  • I have been down so low that Idespaired of life itself, and I
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  • have seen days so dark that Icould not imagine sunlight.
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  • I couldn't imagine laughter.
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  • I could no longer conjure in myhead what happiness felt like.
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  • I have seen days so riddled withpain that even when the problem
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  • stopped the pain fromthe bruising continued.
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  • Absolutely.
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  • I tell you, please believe mewhen I tell you.
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  • But I am still here.
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  • Now, now, now, now, now--
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  • Before you clap, there's beensome terrible deductions.
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  • There's been some terribledeductions.
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  • And I am not who I used to be.
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  • Not as strong, not as tough, notas bright, not as fast, not as
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  • fleet-of-foot, or nimble asI once was, no, no, no,
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  • no, no, no, no.
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  • But, I am still here.
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  • And the fact that you survive.
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  • Oh God.
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  • The fact.
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  • The house burned down, the carsexploded in the garage,
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  • lost all the clothes, came outin my pajamas.
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  • Whatever was left,that's profit.
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  • Because somebody burned upin the house they lost.
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  • And if you got anything left,if you got anything left,
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  • I'm gonna say it again.
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  • If you got anything left, yououghta stop right where you are
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  • and give God some praise.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: I'm on a plane,I can't fly a plane, and as long
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  • as the pilot don't come out ofthat door white as a sheet,
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  • I'm good.
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  • But the day the pilot comes outthe door and says, oh my God,
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  • we got a problem!
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  • I don't know what he's talkingabout, but I'm worried about it.
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  • As a driver, as a leader,you can't bet on your children.
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  • You have to be steadfast.
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  • Because when you are notsteadfast,
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  • you represent their whole world.
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  • So this is a great opportunityto teach them about life,
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  • that things come out of nowhere.
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  • You can teach your childrena lot of life lessons,
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  • and how to be happyin confinement.
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  • So you begin to teachthe children.
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  • This is a trial of our faith,and this is a season that
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  • we're going through right now,and we're going to lean
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  • and trust God to take us throughthose circumstances
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  • and to bring us out safely.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: Havinga transaction that cost
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  • me everything.
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  • My daddy died, I spent somethingto survive it.
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  • My mama died, I spent somethingto survive it.
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  • Been through fire, I spentsomething to survive it.
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  • Lost everything we had, I spentsomething to survive it.
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  • Repossessed my car, I spentsomething to survive it.
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  • All my utilities cut off.
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  • I survived it, but I spentsomething to survive it.
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  • Raise my kids.
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  • I did it, but I spent somethingto survive it.
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  • Been operated on overand over again.
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  • I survived that, came out of it,but I- do you understand what
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  • I'm talking about?
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  • I spent something.I spent something.
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  • Every fight took something.
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  • I made it out.
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  • I look good.
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  • They rang the bell.
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  • They held my hand.
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  • I even got the trophy.
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  • But I spent something tosurvive.
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  • In here, all stands here is whatremains.
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  • This is what's left of me.
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  • The Bible said some had nothingleft, because the Word did not
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  • profit them not being mixed withfaith.
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  • That means it doesn't matter howclearly God says it.
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  • If you don't mix it with faith,the way to profit is not just to
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  • hear the Word.
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  • Because the Word is like sowingseed, it depends on the ground
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  • it hits, the harvest you get.
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  • You understand what I'm saying?
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  • See, I learned a long time ago,when I I'd have people leave the
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  • church say they were going wherethey could get the Word,
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  • I learned not to let thatdiscourage me.
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  • Because if I got seven kids andI'm feeding them all the same
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  • food, and five of 'em is growingand two I'm saying, they're not
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  • getting fed, I know it ain't noproblem with the food.
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  • I know that!
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  • You better check your gastricsystem, something's wrong
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  • with your intestines.
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  • Something's messed upin your bowels.
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  • Because if them five folk overthere's growing off of that
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  • Word, and them two little runtsover there not growing,
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  • don't check out the kitchen,the kitchen is good!
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  • [applause]
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  • So what the problem is,the Word--every action requires
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  • an equal and opposite reaction.
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  • Every action requires an equaland opposite reaction.
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  • Every action requires an equaland opposite reaction.
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  • So when God sends his Word out,if you don't send your faith out
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  • to catch what God sent out, thenthe Word does not profit you.
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  • Not because the Word isn't good,but because you didn't have the
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  • faith to mix with the Word.
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  • Do you hear the words that arecomin' out of my mouth?
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  • I--getting up this morning,getting ready to come to church,
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  • my wife said, did you drinkyour shake?
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  • I got a little shake I drinkearly in the morning, you know.
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  • She said, get your shake.
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  • And she took this little shake,you know, the little carton,
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  • and it says, shake well.
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  • See, the reason everything youneed is in it.
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  • Everything you need.
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  • Protein booster, feed yourmuscles, give you strength
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  • and energy.
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  • Everything you need is in it.
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  • But if you don't mix it up,you'll drink off the top of
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  • the blessing.
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  • And then you'll say,this ain't working.
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  • It's nothing wrong with thecontents, and there's nothing
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  • wrong with the vessel, but ifyou don't learn how to mix it
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  • up, you'll drink off the top ofit and you won't get all that
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  • they put in the carton for yabecause you didn't.
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  • So the Word did not profit themnot being mixed with faith.
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  • Now, faith is not mixing.
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  • Not being mixed with faith.
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  • Faith is not mixing, but it isan ingredient that the Word
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  • must mix with.
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  • The Word did not profit them notbeing mixed with faith
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  • in them that heard it.
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  • Like you're baking a cake.
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  • You put in a pound of butter,you put in two cups of sugar,
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  • and then you take eight eggs,and you mix it.
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  • You mix it.
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  • The mixing is not the eggs, it'snot the butter, and it's not
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  • the sugar, but it is the processwhereby you get the eggs and
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  • the butter and the milk to turninto something else.
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  • Oh God.
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  • Can I have about ten minutes,just give me about ten minutes.
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  • So what God is saying, I'm gonnabring the Word,
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  • you bring the faith.
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  • And if you bring faith tocorrespond with my Word,
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  • I'll make sure that it's mixed.
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  • [speaking in tongues]
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  • I'm old enough to remember whenmicrowaves came out and old
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  • folks were scared of 'em.
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  • You remember before we gotglass-top cooking stoves?
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  • I'm not even talkin' about thishere electric, where you could
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  • see the burner, but I'm talkin'about, not just talkin'
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  • about the gas, but I'm really--but the wood.
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  • I got about a third of you whoknow what a wood stove is and
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  • know what a coal stove is.
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  • And I know I lost you, Dexter,don't even worry about it.
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  • But I remember my mamamaking cakes.
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  • And we didn't have no mixer.
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  • Mama would put a bowl, mamawould put a bowl in her arm.
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  • and she put the sugar in it,and the butter.
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  • And I can still see her take aspoon, a big old spoon, and you
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  • take the flat end of it and youstart beating it.
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  • And I can see, I can see herarms shaking, because she put
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  • the butter in the mix.
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  • And in order to mix, you had towork with it a little bit.
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  • Oh God.
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  • And the Lord said, if I sent aWord to you, you cannot reap a
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  • harvest off the Word because theWord doesn't make the promise
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  • until you put the faith in thebowl with the Word.
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  • And then God said, if you takefaith and Word and put it all in
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  • the bowl together, then I'mgoing to put you in the mix.
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  • I wanna talk first of all to youthat hear good Word
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  • but have no faith.
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  • The reason you come to churchand your life isn't changing.
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  • It's nothing wrongwith your preacher.
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  • The Word I serve is excellent.
  • 00:19:52.473 --> 00:20:02.316
  • I know that sounds arrogant,but I'm not saying that
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  • just because.
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  • I'm saying it because I see toomany of my kids getting
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  • stronger, possessing thepromises of God, taking back
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  • what the enemy stole from them,having their lives
  • 00:20:21.235 --> 00:20:24.839
  • revolutionized, having theirfaith stirred up, and I know
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  • there's nothing wrongwith the Word.
  • 00:20:29.877 --> 00:20:32.580
  • But if you would uncross yourcute legs and put a little faith
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  • in the bowl.
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  • Where my believers at?
  • 00:20:38.886 --> 00:20:45.226
  • Slap somebody and say,I believe the Word.
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  • I don't come to churchbecause it's fashionable.
  • 00:20:49.397 --> 00:20:52.566
  • I don't come to churchto look good.
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  • I don't come to churchto impress anybody.
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  • I come to church so that myfaith will have something
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  • to lay ahold to.
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  • For faith is the substance ofthings hoped for and it is the
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  • evidence of what I can't see.
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  • Somebody that believes him,give God a praise right now.
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  • [congregation cheering]
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  • You can have all the faith youwant to, but if you don't have
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  • some works to go along with yourfaith, it'll never stand up to
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  • the test.
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  • So slap your neighbor and say,neighbor, I don't just believe
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  • it but I'm going to act onwhat I believe.
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  • Praise him for action.
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  • Praise him for movement.
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  • Praise him for strategy.
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  • But when you start acting in therealm of your faith, hell gets
  • 00:22:01.769 --> 00:22:07.541
  • nervous, demons get upset,witches start to tremble,
  • 00:22:07.575 --> 00:22:13.948
  • hexes get broken, curses getdestroyed.
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  • Look at your neighbor and say,I'm about to work this thing.
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  • I'm about to work it.
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  • I'm about to work it withwhat I got left.
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  • I can't work with whatI used to be.
  • 00:22:33.601 --> 00:22:37.772
  • I cannot work with what I lost.
  • 00:22:37.805 --> 00:22:41.675
  • But I will work withwhat I got left.
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  • I want every worker to give Goda praise right now.
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  • Bishop Jakes: You've gottento use to business as usual,
  • 00:22:53.187 --> 00:22:56.590
  • that you say stuff,but you really don't expect them
  • 00:22:56.624 --> 00:23:00.327
  • to change.
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  • female announcer: God is gettingready to make
  • 00:23:02.029 --> 00:23:03.330
  • some changes in your life.
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  • With a gift of any amount,you will receive the,
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  • "Victory is Yours"three-CD bundle.
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  • It's time to seize your victory.
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  • Bishop Jakes: Get ready for it.
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  • Get ready for it.Get ready for it.
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  • Get ready for it.
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  • God is about to shatteryour normal.
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  • announcer: For your gift of $75or more, you will receive
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  • four life-changing resourcesfor transforming
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  • your spiritual life.
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  • Bishop Jakes: God brought youto the cave to change
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  • your perspective.
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  • Do you think God doesn't knowwhat happened to you?
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  • Do you think God does notrealize the injustices,
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  • and the pain, and the traumayou've been through?
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  • announcer: Call or go onlinetoday.
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  • Victory is just aroundthe corner.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: And I said,Beverly, make me three notes
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  • that say, I left somethingfor you, on the podium.
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  • She did.
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  • Put three envelopes, $100 ineach envelope, that I pulled out
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  • of my pocket, and I left iton the stage.
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  • And I passed out three cardswhile I was preaching.
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  • That said to three differentpeople, I left something for you
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  • in the podium.
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  • Each one read it,but no one moved.
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  • Now, the Word did notprofit you.
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  • [shouting]
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  • There's one, they said, onetried, but they held 'em up.
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  • You the one?
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  • Come get your money.
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  • You didn't try it, go on back,you didn't try it.
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  • [shouting]
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  • When you get a promise,and you believe the promise,
  • 00:25:36.984 --> 00:25:46.961
  • then you gotta act onwhat you believe.
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  • I know all of them believed whatthey read, but only one of them
  • 00:25:51.532 --> 00:25:55.970
  • acted on what he believed.
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  • And if you act on what youbelieve, God will open up the
  • 00:25:58.639 --> 00:26:02.876
  • windows of heaven and pour youout a blessing you don't have
  • 00:26:02.910 --> 00:26:07.681
  • room enough to receive.
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  • The blessing is alreadyprepared.
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  • The blessing is already ready.
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  • It's time for you to snatch backwhat?
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • And the Lord gave me thatillustration to tell you
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  • the next time God tells youto do something,
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  • don't just look at it but goafter what God has for you.
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  • ♪♪♪
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