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Momma, Mentors, and Moments

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May 10, 2020
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Surrendering children to God is the best decision a parent can make. To realize your purpose; you must survive the conflicted moments in life.

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Momma, Mentors, and Moments

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  • female announcer: Comingup on "The Potter's Touch."
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: There isa moment that comes up in your
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  • life that you find out who youare, that you find out why
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  • you're here, that you findout what you're called to do.
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  • There is a moment thatraises you.
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  • There's a moment where you standup like a full grown man.
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  • There's a moment that you standup like a grown woman and say,
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  • "I'm a grown woman."
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch. ♪
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  • ♪ The Potter's Touch. ♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: Moses's mamawas courageous.
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  • She was strong.
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  • She birthed her babyunder threat of death.
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  • And then I have to acknowledgethe midwives who could've been
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  • killed, but had the courageto lie to Pharaoh so that Moses
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  • could be born.
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  • Because God knew that hadMoses's mother not birthed that
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  • child, then the promise that hehad made to Abraham could not be
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  • made complete, that, "Yourchildren will sojourn in Egypt
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  • for 400 years, and afterwards Iwill bring them out with
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  • great substance."
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  • And all God needed wasa partner, and he partnered
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  • with Moses's mother justto birth him into the world.
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  • And that was success, justto bring him into the world.
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  • If you just push him out, I'lltake care of the rest of it.
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  • If you just get on the stooland push him into the world, if
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  • you have the courage to gothrough the first,
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  • and the second, and the thirdtrimester, if you have
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  • the courage and the strengthto fill your lungs with air
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  • and push until you break bloodvessels in your face, and bring
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  • him from eternity into time,then God said, "I will partner
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  • with you in bringing the mightyinto the earth, because I am
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  • partnering with mothers to birtha child that you haven't even
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  • met yet, and you don't even knowwhat it's gonna be."
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  • And only time will tell whatthe child will be, because
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  • Moses's mother had no idea thatshe was delivering the baby that
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  • would deliver her.
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  • But sometime it be's like that.
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  • And you have to have the courageto wait and see, and do
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  • like the Bible says, "Judgenothing before its time,"
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  • because sometimes the child whogave you the most trouble will
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  • end up being the greatestblessing.
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  • Sometime the child who goton your nerves, and broke your
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  • heart, and made you takeoff work to go
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  • down to the school and breakup the fights, and made you go
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  • down to the corner and defendhim on the corner as if you were
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  • one of the kids, that's the verychild that turns
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  • around and takes care of youin your old age, and makes sure
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  • that everything's all rightfor you.
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  • You may be delivering somebodythat ends up delivering you.
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  • Are you hearing what I'm sayingto you?
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  • And then there is this decisionthat she made.
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  • She had the courage to recognizethat she had done all she could,
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  • and she knew when to letMoses go.
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  • That takes a lot of courage,to recognize your own
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  • limitations, to know that you'rea part of the plan, but you're
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  • not the whole plan, and you'renot the end all, be all
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  • of the child's life.
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  • And you have to turn 'emover to God and say, "I turn you
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  • over to the hands of God.
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  • I started it, Lord.
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  • You finish it."
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  • She released her childrenover to the Lord.
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  • And the baby floateddown the Nile without his
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  • mother, and his sister runningalongside tryin' to watch to see
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  • if he was safe swimming amongstsnakes and gators.
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  • And that is so much life.
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  • Life is about survivingthe circumstances you have
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  • to float in.
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  • I'm gonna say that again.
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  • Life is about survivingthe circumstances you have
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  • to float in, to have enough arkaround you to position you
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  • so that you can swimthrough gators and not be bit,
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  • and survive all the vipers thatcould destroy you.
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  • Eventually mama has doneall she can do.
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  • She has to turn you over to God.
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  • And you must realize, in thisturning Moses over to God, she
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  • ends up in a situation wherePharaoh's daughter happened--
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  • happened to be bathing.
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  • Look at this pass off from thismother to this mentor.
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  • You see, Moses's mother couldnot mentor him for his future,
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  • because Moses's mother wasa slave.
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  • And she could not mentor himto be a deliverer because she
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  • was bound herself.
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  • So there had to be a tradeoff from the mother
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  • to the mentor.
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  • And so when the Bible says thatPharaoh's daughter happened
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  • to come down to the riverto bathe, it is a transition.
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  • And I want to say to everymother, you gotta know when
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  • to quit.
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  • You gotta know when to back up,and take your hands
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  • off a situation, and turnthe child over to God.
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  • You gotta know when enough isenough.
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  • You gotta know when to shut yourmouth, and hold your peace,
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  • and let God finish the work thatyou began; that you don't hold
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  • the whole mystery of who yourchild is, that you don't always
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  • know who they ought to marry,and that you're not always right
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  • about where they ought to move.
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  • And sometimes the wisest thinga good mother can do is to turn
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  • them over to God.
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  • I just want to talk to you thismorning.
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  • I don't care if you don't shoutand I don't care if you don't
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  • run the aisles or anythinglike that because this is
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  • so important.
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  • Because we are losing goodfamilies, and good mamas,
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  • and good grandmamas.
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  • It used to be that Grandma'swisdom held the house together.
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  • It was Madea and Big Mama thattold you, "Go on back to
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  • that man.
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  • He's a good man."
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  • And we're losing that in ourcommunity and now Big Mama
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  • and Grandmama got Alzheimer's.
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  • And wisdom has left the house'cause Granny so busy being
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  • sexy, she don't have time.
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  • Of course, you gotta understandthat Granny today is only 42.
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  • And so a lot of our sons arein jail and our daughters are
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  • in trouble for the lack of Mama,and Big Mama, and Grandmama.
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  • I mean, them tough Madea-typegrandmamas who would come
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  • down and embarrass you in frontof everybody and whip your
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  • behind all the way backto the house until you sittin'.
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  • Y'all not gonna talk back to me.
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  • Y'all act like y'all don't knownothin' about what I'm talking
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  • about.
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  • If we survive all of ourhistory, and all of our
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  • ancestry, and all of ourstruggles, and all of our
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  • troubles, ain't no way you'regoing to tell me sitting
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  • up there with your Apple phonethat times are worse today than
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  • they were back then.
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  • If grandma made it makin' hotwater cornbread-- y'all don't
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  • hear me.
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  • If grandma made it with norefrigerator, an ice house
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  • in the back, if grandma madewith a wood stove on the back
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  • porch, fryin' chicken in a blackkettle, if grandma made it,
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  • surely you can make itwith a microwave,
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  • and a dishwasher if grandmamade it.
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  • To really produce greatness, youcan't do it by yourself.
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  • It has been said, the Africanadage, "It takes a village
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  • to raise a child."
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  • To raise Moses for what he wasgoing to be, he needed more than
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  • a slave mama.
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  • He needed a princess mentorso that he would walk with his
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  • head up and back straight,so that he would have enough
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  • defiance to be able to gobefore pharaohs and kings and be
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  • exposed to things that slaveswould never be exposed to.
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  • Some of you didn't geteverything that you needed
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  • from your momma, but God senta mentor that walked
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  • along beside you, and filledin the blanks, and made
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  • up the difference.
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  • And for you, mother's day ismentor's day because where
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  • somebody else left off, somebodyelse picked you up, and finished
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  • you off, and polished you up,and dusted you off.
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  • And Moses's mother passedthe torch to Moses's mentor,
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  • and she was the gatewayinto the palace.
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  • She was the gatewayinto education.
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  • She was a gatewayinto opportunities.
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  • She was the gatewayinto perseverance.
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  • She was the gateway into class,and dignity, and notoriety.
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  • She was the gatewayinto defiance and the right
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  • to have an opinion.
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  • And so what the devil meantfor evil, God made it good.
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  • It was good that Moses didn'tget what other people got
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  • because Moses wasn't gonna bewhat other people were.
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  • God puts you in the situationthat you needed to be in to make
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  • you tough in the areas that youneed to be tough so that you can
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  • stand up against life.
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  • So stop feeling sorryfor yourself over what mama
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  • didn't give ya, because mamacouldn't give you what she
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  • didn't have.
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  • So thank god for the mentorsthat decided to go bathing while
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  • you were crying in your despair,and picked you up, and exposed
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  • you to a world you would havenever gotten in any other way.
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  • And to God be the glory, 'causeit's all good and it's all God.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: It's timeto get the anointing oil out.
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  • Most of you believers, you don'teven have no consecrated oil.
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  • You don't even know what I'mtalkin' about.
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  • But the Bible says, "Any sickamong you, let him call
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  • for the elders of the church,anointing them with oil,
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  • and the prayer of faith shallsave the sick and the Lord shall
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  • raise him up."
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  • We gotta get our oil out.
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  • Start walking through yourhouse, anointing your house
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  • and pleading the blood, and letyour living room be your
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  • sanctuary.
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  • I want to see anointing cominginto your house.
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  • I want to see the power of Godcovering you.
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  • I want to see you anointingyourself with oil.
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  • While you're washing your hands,and doing all that other stuff,
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  • and taking your vitamins,and got on your masks and got
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  • on your gloves, I want youto put some oil on your head
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  • and plead the bloodover yourself and over
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  • your children.
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  • Anoint 'em with oil.
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  • female announcer: Just as youprotect your body practically,
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  • you must also arm yourselfspiritually with the weapons you
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  • need to do spiritual warfare.
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  • We want God's covering over youand your family.
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  • As a special gift to you, wewant to send you a bottle
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  • of consecrated oilduring Pentecost.
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  • It's time to anoint yourselfand your home.
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  • The Bishop is partneringwith you as he is praying
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  • for God's covering over youand yours today.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: And Moses, hismama, his mentor, and then he
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  • has a moment.
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  • As a grown man, he has a moment,a moment of conflict
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  • and discomfort.
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  • And that's why I'm concerned,because we run from conflict
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  • and discomfort, but those arethe defining moments of
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  • our lives.
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  • When you have a moment, it'snever a comfortable moment.
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  • It's a moment where you'reconflicted, and you're darned if
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  • you do and you're darned if youdon't, and should I say
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  • somethin' or should I not saysomethin', should I go
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  • in or should I go-- definingmoments raise you.
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  • Moses looks out a window and hesees an Egyptian beating
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  • a Hebrew slave, and it wasthe moment.
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  • It was the moment.
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  • Anybody else would've lookedout that window and paid it no
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  • attention at all, but Moses allof his life had been groomed
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  • for the conflict of this moment.
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  • Moses didn't see this the wayother people saw it because
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  • of his background.
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  • And I'm telling you, it's notjust your mama that raises you.
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  • It's not just your mentors thatraise you.
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  • It's also your moments.
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  • Good God.
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  • There is a moment that comesup in your life that you find
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  • out who you are, that you findout why you're here, that you
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  • find out what you're calledto do.
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  • There is a moment that raisesyou.
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  • There's a moment where you standup like a full grown man.
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  • There's a moment that you standup like a grown woman and say,
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  • "I'm a grown woman."
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  • Oh, y'all don't hear what I'mtalkin' about.
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  • There's a moment that you havean awakening and intensity
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  • and you say, "Wait a minute, I'mbetter than this."
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  • And so it's not enough to havemamas and it's not enough
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  • to have mentors.
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  • If you don't have the wisdomto recognize your moment,
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  • your moment defines you.
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  • Your moment defines you.
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  • Often in chaos, and oftenin conflict, and often
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  • in discomfort, and oftenin scandalous moments, those
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  • moments, how you deal with thatmoment will determine
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  • who you are.
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  • I have seen moments in my lifeand I know you have too, that
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  • something stood up inside of youthat you didn't even
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  • know you had.
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  • Have you ever had a moment thatdrew something out of you that
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  • was hidden down inside of you?
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  • And you didn't even know youcould talk like that, you didn't
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  • know you could write like that,you didn't even know that that
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  • was down inside of you,but in that moment-- Oh, I wanna
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  • praise him for the moments.
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  • The moments, those bar mitzvahs,those moments where a man stands
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  • up in you.
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  • You're not a man 'cause you gothair on your chest.
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  • You're not a man 'cause you canmake a baby.
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  • And you're not a woman becauseyou got a shape and a figure
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  • and everybody wants to getwith you.
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  • You won't be a woman until youget in a moment and you say,
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  • "Wait a minute.
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  • Wait one minute here."
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  • And you have an awakening,an epiphany as to what really
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  • matters down in your life.
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  • So while we recognize mothersand we recognise mentors, I want
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  • you to recognize those momentsin your life, moments that
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  • define you.
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  • My mother was dying.
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  • She had Alzheimer's, and shesaid, "Whatever he says, do."
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  • You do that.
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  • And the brevity, the gravityof her trust in me did not allow
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  • me to punk out of a decision.
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  • And like a full grown man,sometimes you gotta stand
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  • up and deal with whatever yougot to deal with.
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  • And you can cry later,but in that moment, you gotta
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  • stand up like a grown manand a grown woman and handle
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  • your business.
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  • You ain't got no choice.
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  • The moment is upon you and youhave no choice.
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  • If you can't think for yourself,who you gonna point to?
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  • Defining moments.
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  • Out of the chaos, and the smoke,and the confusion of being who
  • 00:19:32.854 --> 00:19:36.925
  • you are, there comes a momentthat defines you.
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  • This is a prophetic wordfor somebody.
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  • I don't know who this is.
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  • You could have screwedup everything else, but if you
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  • get this moment right, youa grown man.
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  • Oh, you could've messed up allof your life, but if you'll get
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  • this moment right, you a grownwoman.
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  • Nevermind what you didyesterday.
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  • You can't change what you didyesterday.
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  • You can only stand on whatyou're doing right now.
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  • This was Moses's definingmoment.
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  • If he blew this moment,the whole story is gone.
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  • His whole purpose for beingin the earth is predicated
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  • on how he handles this moment.
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  • And Moses says, "Wait a minute.
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  • I am the boy you're beating."
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  • And he stands up in that moment.
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  • Have you ever stoodup in a moment?
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  • Have you ever stoodup in a moment?
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  • Have you ever had an awakening?
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  • And you've been thinkin' you wasweak, and all of a sudden you
  • 00:20:47.296 --> 00:20:50.032
  • had an awakening.
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  • And you said, "Wait a minute."
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  • Wait a minute!
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  • Don't you put your hands on me.
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  • Wait a minute.
  • 00:21:08.617 --> 00:21:11.553
  • Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait,wait, wait, wait, wait, you
  • 00:21:11.586 --> 00:21:15.824
  • can't talk to me just anykinda way.
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  • I don't care what I did,you can't--
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  • Have you ever had a moment?
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  • I said have you ever hada moment?
  • 00:21:24.533 --> 00:21:27.669
  • Have you ever had a moment whereyou decided, "Wait a minute, I
  • 00:21:39.147 --> 00:21:41.683
  • got to take care of this child.
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  • I'm a grown woman.
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  • I got to do what I gotta do.
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  • I gotta make things happen"?
  • 00:21:45.987 --> 00:21:47.622
  • Have you ever had a moment thatdrew somethin' out of you that
  • 00:21:47.656 --> 00:21:53.662
  • you didn't even know was in you?
  • 00:21:53.695 --> 00:21:57.099
  • I wanna speak to every personin this room who's having
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  • a moment, a tough moment,a difficult situation,
  • 00:22:00.001 --> 00:22:05.974
  • a complicated circumstance.
  • 00:22:06.007 --> 00:22:08.410
  • I want to speak to every personwho wonders, "Are you big enough
  • 00:22:08.443 --> 00:22:11.546
  • to handle what's been thrownon you?"
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  • I'm telling you, this moment,it's going to draw out of you
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  • stuff you didn't even knowyou had.
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  • I want to speak to every personwho's dealing with a situation
  • 00:22:20.255 --> 00:22:25.026
  • that you feel surrounded,and scared, and nervous,
  • 00:22:25.060 --> 00:22:34.336
  • and everything is on the line,and you could lose it all.
  • 00:22:34.369 --> 00:22:43.311
  • And you're dealing with a momentthat is pulling out of you stuff
  • 00:22:43.345 --> 00:22:47.182
  • you didn't know you had.
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  • Because God knows what kindof situation to put you
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  • in to bring you to yourself.
  • 00:22:53.688 --> 00:22:57.926
  • So everything you didn't getfrom your mama and everything
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  • you didn't get from your mentor,you will get from this moment.
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  • This is--
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  • [speaking in tongues].
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  • This is your moment.
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  • This is your time.
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  • This is your moment.
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  • Baby, it's your time.
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  • I don't care how old you are.
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  • This is your moment.
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  • I am sick of my generation.
  • 00:23:32.360 --> 00:23:35.464
  • I'm sick of us talking about howold we are.
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  • I'm sick of us giving up on ourdreams and our vision.
  • 00:23:38.300 --> 00:23:41.403
  • I'm sick of it.I'm sick of it.
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  • I'm sick of it.I'm sick of it.
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  • Sometimes it takes you a longtime to have a moment.
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  • You don't have a moment justbecause you want to have
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  • a moment.
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  • Sarah was an old womanbefore she had her moment.
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  • Her knees were wrinkledbefore she had her moment.
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  • You can't tell God when tobless you.
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  • Somebody holler, "This ismy moment!"
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  • I may be 65, but this ismy moment.
  • 00:24:06.695 --> 00:24:09.631
  • I may be 72, but this ismy moment.
  • 00:24:09.664 --> 00:24:12.334
  • I may be 51, but this ismy moment.
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  • I may be 28, but this is--
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  • Thirty seconds of crazy praise
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  • from people who are havinga moment.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: Lift your handsup to God.
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  • Lifting your hands up is notpraises time, it's,
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  • "I surrender."
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  • The fight is over.
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  • Here's my life.
  • 00:24:48.103 --> 00:24:49.437
  • Here's my plans.
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  • Here's my future.
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  • Here's my stuff.
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  • I submit it all into your hands.
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  • Father, let your anointing fallall around this altar.
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  • Let it walk up and down theseaisleways, and find your sons
  • 00:24:59.314 --> 00:25:02.117
  • and daughters wherever they are,and draw greatness out of them,
  • 00:25:02.150 --> 00:25:06.154
  • draw strength out of them.
  • 00:25:06.187 --> 00:25:07.556
  • I'm not talkin' about fame.
  • 00:25:07.589 --> 00:25:09.357
  • I'm not talkin' about fortune.
  • 00:25:09.391 --> 00:25:10.992
  • I'm not talkin' about money.
  • 00:25:11.026 --> 00:25:12.527
  • I'm talking about greatness.
  • 00:25:12.561 --> 00:25:14.296
  • Draw greatness out of them.
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  • Draw greatness out ofyour people.
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  • This will not break me.
  • 00:25:22.203 --> 00:25:28.610
  • This will notbreak me.
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  • This will not break me.
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  • This will not breakme.
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  • This right here.
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  • This right here.This right here.
  • 00:25:43.892 --> 00:25:46.861
  • It will not break me.
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  • It may raise me, it maystrengthen me, it may unveil me,
  • 00:25:50.799 --> 00:25:55.136
  • it may uncover me, but it willnot break me.
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  • I will survive.I will survive.
  • 00:25:57.439 --> 00:26:00.108
  • I will survive.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: I'm gonna messwith you a little bit.
  • 00:26:08.450 --> 00:26:10.218
  • I'm gonna mess with you a littlebit because before it's over,
  • 00:26:10.251 --> 00:26:12.954
  • I'm gonna challenge youto shatter your truth.
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  • female announcer: God is readyto lead you away
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  • from the familiarand into a place
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  • of breakthrough.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: And until youshatter what you know, you can't
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  • open your mindto the possibilities that all
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  • things are possible.
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  • for somebody in this room.
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