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One Liberated Idea

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July 13, 2020
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The enemy doesn’t mind you being a Christian while you are at church. But what scares him is when your faith travels outside of the four walls of the church.

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  • ♪♪♪
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  • female announcer: Coming up onThe Potter's Touch.
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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes: But you can'tjust rejoice over how you want
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  • your story to end.
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  • The real test of faith isto rejoice in trouble.
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  • God is jealous and he said,"I will have no other god
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  • before me and I will take youthrough some stuff to see
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  • if you are praising me becauseof him or because of me,
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  • because of her or because of me.
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  • Are you praising me for thehouse or are you praising me
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  • for me?"
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ The Potter's TouchThe Potter's Touch ♪♪
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: When you starttalking about the importance
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  • of of Paul, whose name was alsoSaul, Saul, his name Saul,
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  • represented the fact that he wasa Hebrew, that he was of
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  • Hebrewistic descent, that he wasof the five pharisees, that he
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  • was significant historically tothe development of Judaism,
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  • that he was zealous concerningthe law, that he was
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  • of the tribe of Benjamin,he was a part of royalty.
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  • His name was Saul, but when wecall him Paul, his name Paul
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  • represents the fact that he isa citizen of Rome.
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  • So while he is Jewish in hisdescent, he is a citizen of
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  • Rome, and Paul is coming homedifferent from how he left.
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  • At one time he left therecommitted to killing Christians,
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  • and now he comes back as aChristian to project an idea
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  • that all of his friends wouldhave scoffed at.
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  • As long as he was hatingChristians, he was respected as
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  • a theologian, and scholar, and athinker, but now he has become
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  • infected or affected by thisChristianity through something
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  • that happened to him on theDamascus Road that had so
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  • revolutionized his life that itcompromised the respect of other
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  • scholars of his era that Paulwould buy into such foolishness
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  • and thought it was consideredridiculous.
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  • And whenever he startedpreaching it amongst the
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  • intellectuals, they laughed athim, but he preached it anyway.
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  • Some places they stoned him, buthe preached it anyway.
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  • Other places they beat him, buthe preached it anyway.
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  • And he preached it on his wayback to Rome, and Paul went
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  • through the greatest test on hisway to Rome because until faith
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  • comes home, it doesn't matterwhere it travels.
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  • I'm gonna say that again.
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  • Until faith comes home, itdoesn't matter where it travels.
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  • The enemy doesn't mind you beinga Christian at
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  • The Potter's House.
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  • You get your praise onat The Potter's House,
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  • get your dance in atThe Potter's House.
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  • He doesn't want the faith thatyou have here to go back home,
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  • to be a part of your life, to bea part of your character, to be
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  • a part of your business, youraffairs, your thinking, and how
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  • you interact with people.
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  • He doesn't mind you playin'church for an hour or two once a
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  • week, dancing, and shouting, andhooping and hollering as long as
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  • you go home fussing, andcussing, and fighting, and
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  • stressed out, and nervous,and full of anxiety.
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  • It's when you try to bringyour faith home that
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  • all hell breaks loose.
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  • On his way home, he has to fightoff storms and hurricanes,
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  • enemies seen and unseen,snakes, serpents, destitution,
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  • and death.
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  • The closer he got to Rome,the greater the test became.
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  • The test often becomes greatestwhen you are closest.
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  • The test has become great andhas become overwhelming because
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  • Paul has come to Rome to delivera revolutionary idea that would
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  • be life-changing, that would bemesmerizing, that would be
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  • absolutely awesome, that wouldchange the face of the faith of
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  • an entire city, a world,a generation
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  • and generations to come.
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  • Paul comes to Rome to talkto them about faith.
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  • And you get to listen at hiswritings to Rome in this text
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  • today when he begins to arguethat Christ is more than some
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  • guy who got crucified, that hecame to deliver something that
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  • would set us free before God,and he says that the way to
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  • access God is by faith.
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  • It's not by baptism, it's not byabstaining from eating meats,
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  • it's not by observing certaindays, it's not by doing nice
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  • things for poor people.
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  • He said all of that is good,but what really accesses
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  • this grace is faith.
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  • The enemy doesn't mind youdancing, and leaping,
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  • and hooping and hollering,and running as long as you
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  • don't believe.
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  • I don't have to worry, "Is Godmad at me?"
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  • I don't have to worry, "Is Godtrying to kill me?"
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  • I don't have to worry, "Is Godtryin' to destroy me?"
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  • I don't have to worry, "Is Godmy enemy?"
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  • No, I have peace with Godbecause--not because I'm holy.
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  • I have peace because I believeby faith.
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  • "Therefore being justified byfaith," not by dance, not by
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  • shout, not by running, not byhollering, not by beating
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  • the tambourine, by faith!
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  • "Woman, if you believe me asthe Scriptures have said,
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  • then out of your belly shallflow rivers of living water."
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  • Paul is preaching the powerof faith.
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  • Before we were called Baptists,and Presbyterians, and
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  • Pentecostal, and Church of God,and Church of God in Christ,
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  • before we were calledChristians, we were called
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  • believers because if two of themgot in a city
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  • they would turnthe city upside--
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  • Here he teaches that faithgives me access.
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  • Faith gives me access to thegrace I'm standing in right now.
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  • Faith gives me access.
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  • Faith is a door that gives meaccess to the grace
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  • that I'm standing in right now.
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  • How are you going to get there?By--
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  • congregation: Faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How you gonna gethealed? By--
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  • congregation: Faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How you're gonnasurvive?
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  • By--
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  • congregation: Faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How are yougonna prosper?
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  • congregation: By faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How are yougonna preach?
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  • congregation: By faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How yougonna live?
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  • congregation: By faith.
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  • Bishop Jakes: How are you goingto deal with your issues?
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  • By faith.
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  • Paul teaches us some importantprinciples that we need
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  • to understand.
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  • And so the enemy is trying tostop the important man from
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  • coming to an important place.
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  • And what we are seeing is thedetonation of the right person
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  • in the right place at the righttime changes everything.
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  • The right person in the rightplace at the right time
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  • changes everything.
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  • The right person in the rightplace at the right time
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  • changes everything.
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  • I'm gonna say it again.
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  • The right person in the rightplace at the right time
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  • changes everything.
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  • That's why the enemy wants youto be late, because if he can't
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  • stop you from being the rightperson and he can't stop you
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  • from going to the right place,he doesn't want you to be there
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  • at the right time.
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  • He has done everything he couldto delay Paul from being
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  • the right person at the rightplace at the right time.
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  • All you gotta do, baby,is show up.
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  • When you are the right personand you are in the right place,
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  • all you gotta do is say,"I'm here!"
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  • Touch your neighbor and say,"Show up for the fight."
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  • You might be scared, but show upfor the fight.
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  • You may be broke, but show upfor the fight.
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  • They may be talking about you,but show up for the fight.
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  • They may not like you,but show up for the fight.
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  • They may have threatened you,but show up for the fight.
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  • They may try and intimidate you,but show up for the fight.
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  • I'm here!
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  • God can't bless youif you're not there.
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  • Show up!
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  • Can I go deeper in this word?
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  • I want you to get this.I want you to get this.
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  • God gave me this for you.
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  • He said, "By whom also we haveaccess by faith into this grace
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  • wherein we stand, and rejoice inhope of the glory of God."
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  • He said, "We rejoice in hope ofthe glory of God."
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  • Now, this is easy.
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  • We rejoice in hope of the gloryof God.
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  • We rejoice.
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  • When I say, "I've got a feelingeverything's gonna be all
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  • right," we rejoice in hope ofthe glory of God.
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  • When I start saying, "You'remore than a conqueror through
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  • him that loved us," we rejoicein the hope of the glory of God.
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  • When I say, "Your latter daysshall be greater than your
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  • former days," we rejoice in thehope of the glory of God.
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  • When I say, "The Lord is yourShepherd, you shall not want,"
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  • we rejoice in the hope of theglory of God.
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  • When I say, "Weeping may endurefor a night, but joy cometh in
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  • the morning," we rejoice in thehope of the glory of God.
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  • We do good rejoicing in the hopeof the glory of God.
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  • We have survived becausewe rejoice in hope.
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  • When all hell is around us,we rejoice in hope.
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  • That's why we are hard to kill.
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  • You can put us in the desert andwe can survive in the desert.
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  • You can put us in the jungle andwe can survive in the jungle
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  • 'cause we rejoice not in whereI'm at but in the hope
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  • of where I'm going.
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  • But here Paul argues.
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  • He says that we must do morethan rejoice in the hope of the
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  • glory of God.
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  • He says that we must also learn,and this is hard,
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  • to rejoice in tribulation,[Speaking in tongues]
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  • that you can't just rejoice overhow you want your story to end.
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  • The real test of faith is torejoice in trouble.
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  • All you folk who were dancingthis morning 'cause you got a
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  • new car, God don't care.
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  • All of you folks who weredancing this morning 'cause you
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  • got a new job, God don't care.
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  • All these people who wereshouting this morning 'cause you
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  • just got engaged,God don't care.
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  • You know who God really wantsto hear praise?
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  • The person who's in trouble,and all hell is breaking loose,
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  • and the devil is coming infor a kill.
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  • I dare somebody to rejoicein tribulation.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • female announcer: What isGPS partnership?
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  • male: Coming into agreementwith God's Word.
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  • female: Reaching outto people in need.
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  • male: Showing themthat God cares.
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  • female: Personal commitment.
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  • female: And keeping my Word.
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  • male: Being a part of somethingbigger than me.
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  • male: My GPS partnershipmeans that
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  • when Bishop Jakes ministers--
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  • female: Anywhere in the world--
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  • all: I'm there too.I'm there too.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: I have a uniquecompassion to reach all people
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  • of all races, and all colors,and all kinds with the love
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  • of Jesus Christ, but withoutyour partnership my vision dies
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  • in my heart.
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  • It is when I touch you that itis birthed around the world.
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  • female announcer: When GPSpartners make the decision to
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  • bless others, heal the hurting,and help save the lost, they
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  • open themselves up to Godand he blesses them in ways
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  • they never could have imagined.
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  • Join T. D. Jakes's GlobalPartner System or increase
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  • your partnership level today.
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  • GPS, we are changing livestogether.
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  • Bishop TD Jakes: I know youhateful right now and moody
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  • right now.
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  • You don't wanna be bothered.
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  • And I know you blame everybody,but it's really you that got
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  • that nasty attitude that drivespeople away.
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  • And I know you say you're saved,but when the Holy Ghost gets
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  • through taking you throughtribulation and through
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  • experience and teaching youpatience, all of a sudden you'll
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  • have love for people you neverhad love for before, because
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  • everybody you talkin' about, yougoing to go through something
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  • like what you criticize.
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  • Everybody you talkin' about, yougoing to go through something
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  • similar to what you criticize sothat you'll have enough
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  • experience to shut your mouth.
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  • I don't say nothin' about nobodyabout nothing, 'cause the moment
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  • you say what you wouldn't take,and what you wouldn't have,
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  • and how you would do it,"I wish that was my child,"
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  • and then God'll give you one.
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  • And you're sitting there saying,"Lord Jesus, I come, Lord.
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  • I don't know what to do withthis, Jesus.
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  • It ain't goin' like I raised it.
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  • Lord, Lord, have mercy, Jesus."
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  • Remember all that stuff you saidabout other people's kids?
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  • Remember what you said aboutother people's marriages?
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  • Remember--Oh, y'all ain't gonnatalk to me.
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  • Now, The love of God is sharedabroad in our hearts by the
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  • Holy Ghost.
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  • I gotta hurry.I'm running out of time.
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  • Shout, "Hallelujah," somebody.
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  • "For when we were yet withoutstrength, in due time
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  • Christ died for the ungodly."
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  • When we were yet--when we wereyet without strength.
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  • When we were yetwithout strength.
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  • Have you ever tried to open upa bottle and you couldn't open
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  • it up?
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  • You knew what you wanted, butyou didn't have enough strength.
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  • It's not that we'rewithout vision,
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  • but we were without strength.
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  • I knew what right was, but Icouldn't do it 'cause I was
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  • without strength.
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  • I knew I should have been abetter husband, but I couldn't
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  • be it 'cause I was withoutstrength.
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  • I know what a good wife lookslike, but I couldn't do it
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  • because I was without strength.
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  • I knew I was staying too latefor lunch.
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  • I knew that it wasn't gonna becool for me to take a two hour
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  • lunch break.
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  • I knew that I should havea certain class about me
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  • when I went to work.
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  • I knew I shouldn't have slappedthe woman on the elevator
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  • at JC Penney's, but I was yetwithout--I knew my temper got
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  • out of control, but I waswithout strength.
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  • The Bible says, "When we wereyet without strength."
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  • When we had--or couldn't help it.
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  • Now, I know you don't wantnobody to know that you got a
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  • "couldn't help it," buteverybody in here got a
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  • "couldn't help it."
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  • You don't testify about it.
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  • You don't talk about it.
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  • You don't want people to knowabout it unless they got
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  • the same "couldn't help it" soy'all can't help it together.
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  • Other than that, we don't talkto people about what we can't
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  • help, but while we had a"couldn't help it,"
  • 00:16:49.891 --> 00:16:55.963
  • "couldn't fix it," "couldn'tstop it," "couldn't break it,"
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  • Christ died for us.
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  • Christ died for weak,broken, confused,
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  • afflicted, hurting,limited people.
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  • He did not die for peoplewho had it all together.
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  • He died for,"Brother Can't Help It",
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  • for "Sister Can't Get ItTogether",
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  • for "Elle The Hot Head",for "Missionary Talk Too Much".
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  • "When we were yet withoutstrength, Christ died for us."
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  • Let me tell you why the churchis weak today.
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  • The church is weak today becausethe church is carnal today.
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  • Used to be I thought carnalchurches were churches
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  • that didn't praise the Lord,but that's not it.
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  • That's not it.That's not it.
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  • No, no, no, no, no,that's not it.
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  • It is what you arepraising him for.
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  • We are so carnal today that ourrelationship with God fluctuates
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  • based on our circumstances.
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  • When we need something done,we get real spiritual.
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  • Soon as we get out of trouble,we go back to
  • 00:19:08.029 --> 00:19:09.964
  • what we were doing before.
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  • Carnal relationships with Godbased on circumstances and
  • 00:19:16.671 --> 00:19:22.877
  • people, who's in your life andwho walked out of your life.
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  • And now you're coming to church'cause she goin' to church.
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  • What happens when she leave you,cheat on you?
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  • God say, "How you like me now?
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  • I want to see whetheryou're serving me
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  • or whether you're serving her."
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  • Can I come on up with this?
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  • I wanna explain to youwhy you lose some stuff.
  • 00:19:52.873 --> 00:19:54.875
  • You lose some stuff 'causeyou worship some stuff.
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  • You lose it because God isjealous and he said, "I will
  • 00:19:59.513 --> 00:20:03.317
  • have no other God before me.
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  • And I will take you through somestuff to see if you are praising
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  • me because of himor because of me,
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  • because of her or because of me.
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  • Are you praising me for thehouse or are you praising me
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  • for me?
  • 00:20:18.199 --> 00:20:19.634
  • I'mma put you out of the houseand say, 'How you like me now?'"
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  • The reason we don't have nopower is that all we want
  • 00:20:37.018 --> 00:20:40.988
  • from God is stuff.
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  • Do you remember--you about my age.
  • 00:20:42.757 --> 00:20:47.895
  • You remember when we used tohave prayer lines?
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  • And we called people up andthere would be big line
  • 00:20:50.765 --> 00:20:52.700
  • of people.
  • 00:20:52.733 --> 00:20:54.035
  • We'd be praying for them.
  • 00:20:54.068 --> 00:20:55.403
  • And people'd be in the prayerline and you'd say, What do you
  • 00:20:55.436 --> 00:20:56.737
  • want from the Lord?
  • 00:20:56.771 --> 00:20:58.105
  • And you'd get stuff like, "Ijust want to see my son saved.
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  • Oh, I'm standing in proxyfor my daughter.
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  • I'm believing God to break thatshe's a drug addict, but I'm
  • 00:21:07.448 --> 00:21:11.952
  • believing God to break thatstronghold of addiction off of
  • 00:21:11.986 --> 00:21:16.490
  • her life, that she'll end upsaved and sanctified, praising
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  • God's name and lifting him up."
  • 00:21:21.362 --> 00:21:26.801
  • What do you want prayer for?
  • 00:21:26.834 --> 00:21:28.169
  • "I want a double anointing."
  • 00:21:28.202 --> 00:21:30.338
  • That's what they used to want,a double anointing.
  • 00:21:30.371 --> 00:21:33.207
  • I want a double portionof your Spirit.
  • 00:21:33.240 --> 00:21:35.443
  • I'm believing God for the giftof prophecy.
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  • I want the gift of healing.
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  • I want the gift of revelation.
  • 00:21:39.847 --> 00:21:42.550
  • Now, when you call a prayerline, "I'm believing God
  • 00:21:42.583 --> 00:21:46.087
  • for a car.
  • 00:21:46.120 --> 00:21:47.421
  • I'm believing God formy house payment."
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  • Now, you don't see anybodypraying for souls to be saved.
  • 00:21:57.264 --> 00:22:01.736
  • Let the kids go to hell,give me the house.
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  • That's why we don't haveno power.
  • 00:22:11.645 --> 00:22:17.017
  • That's why we don't haveno power.
  • 00:22:17.051 --> 00:22:18.953
  • We're not prayingfor our children.
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  • We're not prayingfor our marriages.
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  • We're so busy telling each otheroff that we stop praying
  • 00:22:24.925 --> 00:22:29.130
  • for our marriages.
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  • We don't have power.
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  • Until we go back to our roots,until we go back to anointing
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  • our house with oil, 'til we goback to pleading the blood,
  • 00:22:49.183 --> 00:22:57.525
  • 'til we go back to laying handson our children, 'til we go back
  • 00:22:57.558 --> 00:23:02.797
  • to joining hands aroundthe dinner table and say,
  • 00:23:02.830 --> 00:23:06.267
  • "Sickness, you can'tcome in this family.
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  • The blood of Jesus isagainst you.
  • 00:23:08.035 --> 00:23:11.405
  • I command you to loose yourhold," until we come out
  • 00:23:11.439 --> 00:23:15.276
  • of the closet and say, "I'ma blood-washed, born-again,
  • 00:23:15.309 --> 00:23:20.448
  • Holy Ghost-filledchild of the King."
  • 00:23:20.481 --> 00:23:26.787
  • When was the last time you sawthe Holy Ghost take over
  • 00:23:26.821 --> 00:23:29.023
  • a service?
  • 00:23:29.056 --> 00:23:30.357
  • 'Til nobody got to sing,nobody got to preach.
  • 00:23:30.391 --> 00:23:34.462
  • The power of God tookover the room.
  • 00:23:34.495 --> 00:23:36.564
  • When was the last time youpraised God 'til you've messed
  • 00:23:36.597 --> 00:23:39.900
  • up your make-up, messed upyour hair?
  • 00:23:39.934 --> 00:23:42.570
  • When was the last time youpraised God 'til something
  • 00:23:42.603 --> 00:23:47.341
  • broke in your soul?
  • 00:23:47.374 --> 00:23:48.709
  • When was the last time youpraised God 'til you was in the
  • 00:23:48.742 --> 00:23:52.980
  • car and you were still talkin'about--[speaking in tongues].
  • 00:23:53.013 --> 00:24:02.923
  • Touch three people and say,"Bring back the glory."
  • 00:24:02.957 --> 00:24:09.330
  • Bring back the glory.Bring back the glory.
  • 00:24:09.363 --> 00:24:12.933
  • Bring back the glory.
  • 00:24:12.967 --> 00:24:14.301
  • Bring back the glory.
  • 00:24:14.668 --> 00:24:16.937
  • I want it back.
  • 00:24:16.971 --> 00:24:18.272
  • I want it in my house.
  • 00:24:18.305 --> 00:24:21.041
  • I want it while I'm washingmy dishes.
  • 00:24:21.075 --> 00:24:23.744
  • I want it in my living room.
  • 00:24:23.777 --> 00:24:26.113
  • I wanted in my life.
  • 00:24:26.146 --> 00:24:28.249
  • I want it in my body.
  • 00:24:28.282 --> 00:24:29.950
  • I'm tired of beinga Sunday morning Christian.
  • 00:24:29.984 --> 00:24:33.287
  • I want the power of the HolyGhost to break out in my house.
  • 00:24:33.320 --> 00:24:41.328
  • You remember?
  • 00:24:48.269 --> 00:24:49.603
  • You remember how we used to havechurch in the restaurants after
  • 00:24:49.637 --> 00:24:54.074
  • service and the Holy Ghost wouldfall in the restaurants?
  • 00:24:54.108 --> 00:24:58.679
  • You remember how people used toget filled with the Holy Ghost
  • 00:24:58.712 --> 00:25:00.848
  • in the living room?
  • 00:25:00.881 --> 00:25:02.182
  • They'd be up under the couchtalking in tongues.
  • 00:25:02.216 --> 00:25:05.286
  • Until Paul comes to Rome,you gotta bring your faith
  • 00:25:05.319 --> 00:25:08.622
  • back home.
  • 00:25:08.656 --> 00:25:09.957
  • You gotta bring it backinto your house.
  • 00:25:09.990 --> 00:25:11.959
  • You've gotta bring it backinto your life.
  • 00:25:11.992 --> 00:25:14.128
  • You gotta bring it intoyour conversation.
  • 00:25:14.161 --> 00:25:16.597
  • You can't talk like a deviland rebuke a devil.
  • 00:25:16.630 --> 00:25:20.067
  • You--Touch everybody you canreach and say,
  • 00:25:20.100 --> 00:25:24.538
  • "Something's about to happen."
  • 00:25:24.572 --> 00:25:25.873
  • Something's about to happen.Something's about to happen.
  • 00:25:25.906 --> 00:25:32.379
  • Something's about to happen.
  • 00:25:32.413 --> 00:25:33.747
  • Something's about to happen.
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  • Something is about to happen.
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  • I can tell it by the warfare.
  • 00:25:38.752 --> 00:25:41.755
  • I can tell it by the warfare.
  • 00:25:42.456 --> 00:25:44.458
  • I can tell it by the attack.
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  • Something's about to happen.
  • 00:25:46.827 --> 00:25:48.729
  • I can tell it by the demonicdisturbance.
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  • Something is about to happen.
  • 00:25:51.999 --> 00:25:53.867
  • I can tell it by watchingthe news.
  • 00:25:53.901 --> 00:25:56.270
  • Something is about to happen.
  • 00:25:56.303 --> 00:25:58.305
  • Bishop Jakes: You've gottento use to business as usual,
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  • that you say stuff,but you really don't expect them
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  • to change.
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  • female announcer: God is gettingready to make
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  • and the pain, and the traumayou've been through?
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