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  • [MUSIC]
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  • -OUR FAITH HAS BEEN STRENGTHENED BY CONTEMPORARY
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  • CHRISTIAN MUSIC! NOW YOU CAN OWN 45 OF THE BEST CHRISTIAN SONGS
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  • OF ALL TIME, SUNG BY 30 OF YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS. SONGS WE GREW
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  • UP ON ALL TOGETHER ON THE COLLECTION CCM UNITED. FOR ANY
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  • GIFT TO TBN, WE WILL SEND YOU THIS DOUBLE CD. AND FOR A GIFT
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  • OF $55 OR MORE, YOU'LL RECEIVE BOTH THE CD AND THE DVD OF THIS
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  • HISTORIC EVENT. CALL NOW!
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • MICHAEL W. SMITH: I CAME
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  • TO WRITE SONGS. THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN, WELL, IT HAPPENED TO A
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  • CERTAIN EXTENT, BUT I WAS PLANTING SHRUBS AND WORKING AT
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  • COCA-COLA, [CHUCKLES] -MAKING PIZZAS. -YEP, AND EATING A LOT
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  • OF BOLOGNA SANDWICHES.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • JACI VELASQUEZ: HELLO! MY NAME
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  • IS JACI VELASQUEZ AND I'D LIKE TO WELCOME YOU TO REMEMBER THE
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  • MUSIC FEATURING MICHAEL W. SMITH. MICHAEL WASN'T EATING
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  • BOLOGNA SANDWICHES FOR LONG. HIS DESIRE TO WRITE SONGS EVENTUALLY
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  • LED HIM TO SELLING MORE THAN 15 MILLION ALBUMS, HAVING 32 #1
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  • HITS, 3 GRAMMYS, 45 DOVE AWARDS, AND TOURING THE WORLD SHARING
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  • THE GOSPEL. HOWEVER, HIS RISE TO BECOMING A BELOVED CHRISTIAN
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  • MUSIC ICON DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT. MICHAEL ARRIVED IN
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  • NASHVILLE IN 1978. BY 1980 HE LANDED HIS FIRST SONGWRITING
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  • DEAL. HE SOON AFTER MET AMY GRANT, HER PRODUCER BROWN
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  • BANISTER, AND MANAGERS, MICHAEL BLANTON AND DAN HARRELL AT
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  • BELMONT CHURCH. PASTOR DON FINTO ENCOURAGED THEM TO STAY GROUNDED
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  • IN THEIR FAITH AND ALSO PURSUE THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AS
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  • MESSENGERS OF THE GOSPEL. MICHAEL PENNED MUCH OF THE AGE
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  • TO AGE ALBUM WITH AMY AND ALSO WROTE SANDI PATTY'S MEGA HIT
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  • HOW MAJESTIC IS YOUR NAME. HE KNEW HE WANTED TO BECOME A
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  • RECORDING ARTIST, BUT WAITED ON GOD AND KEPT WRITING. WRITING
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  • THE SONG FRIENDS LED MICHAEL TO RECORDING HIS FIRST SOLO
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  • ALBUM THE MICHAEL W. SMITH PROJECT. THE SUCCESS OF THIS
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  • ALBUM BEGAN LONG BEFORE IT WAS RELEASED. IN 1981 MICHAEL MET
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  • HIS WIFE DEBBIE, WHO WROTE MANY SONGS WITH HIM, INCLUDING
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  • FRIENDS AND GREAT IS THE LORD. WHEN HE FIRST SAW DEBBIE,
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  • IT WAS TRULY LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. THEY MARRIED AFTER THREE
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  • WEEKS OF DATING AND A FOUR-MONTH ENGAGEMENT. AND NEARLY 36 YEARS
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  • LATER, WITH THREE DAUGHTERS, TWO SONS AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN, THEIR
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  • LOVE STORY IS ONE THAT INSPIRES US ALL, THAT LOVE, MARRIAGE, AND
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  • FAMILY CAN LAST FOR DECADES WHEN GOD IS AT THE CENTER OF IT.
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  • MICHAEL W. SMITH: I SAW HER ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF THE BENSON
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  • RECORD COMPANY. I PASSED THAT BUILDING THREE TIMES A WEEK
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  • GOING TO THE TITANS CAMP TO WORK OUT. AND IT'S SO FUNNY I HAVE
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  • DEJAVU EVERY TIME, GOING, THAT'S WHERE I MET MY WIFE. YEAH, SO
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  • IT'S CRAZY. I SAW HER AND I JUST FELL IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT.
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  • -AND YOU CALLED YOUR MOM? -CALLED MY MOM. -THIS WAS
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  • BEFORE CONVERSATION? -YEAH. NEVER EVEN, SHE WALKED BY ME
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  • TWICE, AND THEN I JUST THOUGHT, OH MY GOSH, IT'S MY SOULMATE.
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  • -AND YOU TOLD YOUR MOM. -TOLD MY MOM I JUST SAW THE GIRL I'M
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  • GONNA MARRY. MY MOM SAID WHAT'S HER NAME? I SAID I DON'T KNOW.
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  • [CHUCKLES] -I DON'T KNOW. [[CHUCKLES] -WELL, MY MOM
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  • THOUGHT, I COULD TELL SHE WAS A BIT CONCERNED. [CHUCKLES] -AND
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  • CONGRATULATIONS! GRANDBABY #11? -#11. -WHEW! -AND THE WINNER
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  • IS! [LAUGHTER] -SO FAR. SO FAR. -WE'RE ALL BEHIND YOU, BUDDY.
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  • [CHUCKLES] -BUT I GOT MY FIRST SONGWRITING CONTRACT IN
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  • SEPTEMBER 80 AND STARTED WRITING. AND SOMEHOW AMY AND I
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  • ENDED UP WRITING TOGETHER AND I FOUND MYSELF, I GUESS, A YEAR
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  • LATER AT MEADOW GREEN WRITING FOR WHAT WAS GOING TO BE THE AGE
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  • TO AGE RECORD. SO I WAS A LITTLE HYPER. -A LITTLE BIT. -RIGHT.
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  • -A LITTLE ENERGETIC -SHOCKING. -SHOCKING, YES. -LOVE THAT
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  • IMAGE. -BUT, JUST, YOU KNOW, I WAS A HANDFULL, FOR SURE. BUT I
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  • JUST, I'M STILL THAT WAY, REALLY, TO A CERTAIN EXTENT, YOU
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  • KNOW. JUST LOVE LIFE AND LOVE MUSIC AND LOVE COLLABORATION
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  • AND, YOU KNOW, AND TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT WITH THESE PEOPLE, I
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  • JUST FELT LIKE THIS, IT CAN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS. SO
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  • THAT WAS SORT OF THE LAUNCHING PAD FOR ME. I MEAN, IT WAS A
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  • HOPE THAT I WOULD MAKE A RECORD ONE DAY, BUT I FELT IN MY GUT
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  • THAT THE WAY TO MAYBE GETTING THAT FIRST RECORD CONTRACT WOULD
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  • BE THROUGH SONGWRITING. SANDI PATTY: AND I WAS TALKING TO
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  • MICHAEL W. SMITH AND I SAID I'LL NEVER FORGET IN MY LITTLE LIVING
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  • ROOM IN ANDERSON, INDIANA, YOU PLAYED THE CASSETTE AND IT WAS
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  • MICHAEL PLAYING HOW MAJESTIC IS YOUR NAME. AND THAT WAS KIND OF
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  • A BRAND-NEW STYLE AT THE TIME. AND GREG SAID, YOU KNOW, IT'S
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  • KIND OF NEW BUT I THINK THIS KID IS GONNA GO SOMEWHERE.
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  • [LAUGHTER] -WE'D WRITTEN A SONG FOR A GOOD FRIEND OF OURS NAMED
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  • BILL JACKSON, DEBBIE AND I, AND SHE'D WRITTEN THIS LYRIC AND
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  • WANTED TO DO SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR HIM AND HANDED ME THIS LYRIC
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  • 30 MINUTES LATER AND WAS FRIENDS. AND SO I WROTE THE
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  • MELODY, LIKE, IN 3-4 MINUTES AND WE SANG IT FOR BILL THAT NIGHT
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  • AND EVERYBODY CRIED. AND I REMEMBER WAKING UP THE NEXT DAY
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  • GOING I THINK I KIND OF LIKE THIS SONG, YOU KNOW. [LAUGHTER]
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  • AND I REMEMBER I TOOK IT IN BECAUSE MIKE AND DAN BOTH KNEW
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  • THAT I WANTED TO DO A RECORD, YOU KNOW. AND I PLAYED MIKE
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  • FRIENDS. I KEPT THINKING THIS WILL BE GREAT FOR AMY. THIS WILL
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  • BE GREAT FOR AMY. AND I REMEMBER VIVIDLY GETTING ON THE ELEVATOR
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  • WITH YOU AND RIDING DOWN THE ELEVATOR AND BLANTON TOOK MY ARM
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  • AND SAID AMY DOESN'T, NO OFFENSE, AMY DOESN'T NEED TO CUT
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  • THIS SONG. YOU NEED TO CUT THIS SONG. -THERE YOU GO. -AND SO I
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  • DID THE PROJECT AND THEN FROM '82-84 I OPENED UP FOR AMY, AND
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  • WE, IF I'M NOT MISTAKEN, WE SANG IT AT THE END OF THE NIGHT
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  • TOGETHER. YOU WOULD THINK YOU'D GET TIRED OF SINGING IT BUT I
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  • JUST WATCH WHAT IT DOES TO PEOPLE. -I LOVE IT. -AND YOU,
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  • I MEAN, YOU SEE EVERYTHING FROM JOY, TO TEARS, AND KNOWING THAT
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  • THAT SONG, THERE WAS A MOMENT IN TIME THAT THAT SONG DID
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  • SOMETHING FOR THAT PERSON. AND SO HOW COULD YOU NOT SING IT,
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  • YOU KNOW? SO I'LL NEVER KNOW, I'LL KNOW ONE DAY WHEN I GET ON
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  • THE OTHER SIDE. -IT'S NOT LIKE HAVING TO SING TIE A YELLOW
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  • RIBBON OR SOMETHING, YOU KNOW. -RIGHT. [LAUGHTER] -AROUND THE
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  • OLD OAK TREE. -AND THEN FRIENDS IS A SONG I DIDN'T
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  • THINK I'D BE SINGING FOR THE REST OF MY ENTIRE LIFE. YOU
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  • KNOW? I THINK ABOUT THE SONG AND THERE'S NOTHING TO ME
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  • EXTRAORDINARY ABOUT IT, YOU KNOW. YOU THINK ABOUT SONGS THAT
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  • ARE WRITTEN AND GO, WOW, THAT IS A GREAT SONG POETICALLY AND
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  • LYRICALLY, MUSICALLY; HOW THEY CRAFTED THE SONG. I DON'T KNOW
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  • IF I NECESSARILY FEEL THAT STRONG ABOUT FRIENDS, BUT
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  • SOMETIMES THE SIMPLICITY OF SOMETHING CAN JUST DO SOMETHING
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  • VERY, VERY STRANGE AND SUPERNATURAL. AND IT JUST
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  • CONNECTS WITH PEOPLE'S HEARTS, AND I STILL LOVE SINGING IT.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • PACKING UP THE DREAMS GOD PLANTED
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  • IN THE FERTILE SOIL OF YOU
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  • I CAN'T BELIEVE THE HOPES HE'S GRANTED
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  • MEANS A CHAPTER IN YOUR LIFE IS THROUGH
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  • BUT WE'LL KEEP YOU CLOSE AS ALWAYS
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  • IT WON'T EVEN SEEM YOU'VE GONE
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  • CUZ OUR HEARTS IN BIG AND SMALL WAYS
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  • WILL KEEP THE LOVE THAT KEEPS US STRONG
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • AND FRIENDS ARE FRIENDS FOREVER
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  • IF THE LORD'S THE LORD OF THEM
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  • AND A FRIEND WILL NOT SAY NEVER
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  • CAUSE THE WELCOME WILL NOT END
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  • THOUGH IT'S HARD TO LET YOU GO
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  • IN THE FATHER'S HANDS WE KNOW
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  • THAT A LIFETIMES NOT TOO LONG TO LIVE AS FRIENDS
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  • AND FRIENDS ARE FRIENDS FOREVER
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  • IF THE LORD'S THE LORD OF THEM
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  • AND A FRIEND WILL NOT SAY NEVER
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  • CAUSE THE WELCOME WILL NOT END
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  • THOUGH IT'S HARD TO LET YOU GO
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  • IN THE FATHER'S HANDS WE KNOW
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  • THAT A LIFETIMES NOT TOO LONG
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  • TO LIVE AS FRIENDS
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  • NO A LIFETIMES NOT TOO LONG
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  • TO LIVE AS FRIENDS
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  • [MUSIC] [APPLAUSE]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • -MORE THAN 30 OF THE BEST-SELLING CCM ARTISTS OF ALL
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  • TIME IN ONE HISTORIC NIGHT. 45 OF THE GREATEST SONGS IN
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  • CHRISTIAN MUSIC HISTORY JUST FOR YOU ON CD AND DVD.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • REMEMBER WHEN YOU FIRST HEARD THIS SONG?
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • SONGS WE ALL
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  • GREW UP ON IN ONE COLLECTION CCM UNITED. FOR YOUR GIFT TO
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  • TBN OF ANY AMOUNT, YOU'LL RECEIVE THE CDS OF THIS
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  • ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CONCERT. FOR A GIFT OF $55 OR MORE, WE'LL
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  • SEND YOU THE CDS AND THE DVD. CALL NOW.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • JACI VELASQUEZ: WELCOME BACK. AS MICHAEL W. SMITH'S SUCCESS KEPT
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  • RISING, HE HAD A LITTLE HELP KEEPING HIS FEET FIRMLY PLANTED
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  • ON THE GROUND. HIS PASTOR, DON FINTO, OFTEN WENT OUT ON THE
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  • ROAD WITH HIM. MICHAEL RECALLS ONE SUCH OCCASION ON HALLOWEEN
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  • NIGHT IN SEATTLE DURING THE BIG PICTURE TOUR IN 1986. MICHAEL
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  • HAD WALKED OFF THE STAGE AFTER A SOLD-OUT CONCERT. THEY HADN'T
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  • DONE THE ENCORE YET AND THE CROWD WAS GOING CRAZY. THESE
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  • KIDS, THESE GIRLS, HAD GOTTEN UP IN THE BALCONY AND THEY WERE
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  • DOING THE BACKSTREET BOY KIND OF THING, SCREAMING WE LOVE YOU,
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  • MICHAEL! MICHAEL LOOKED UP AT THEM, DID A WHAT'S UP
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  • PRESIDENTIAL WAVE, AND JUST SOAKED IT ALL IN, THEIR
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  • ADORATION. HE SOON FELT A TAP ON HIS SHOULDER AND IT'S PASTOR
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  • DON. DON GOT RIGHT IN HIS FACE AND SAID, IT'S NOT YOU, IT'S NOT
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  • YOU. GIVE IT UP! GIVE IT UP! MICHAEL KNEW HE WAS RIGHT AND
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  • THROUGH THE YEARS AND PASTOR DON'S MENTORSHIP, LEARNED TO
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  • GUARD HIS HEART FROM BELIEVING IN HIS CELEBRITY AND ALL THE
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  • PITFALLS WITHIN, AND KEEP HIS EYES ON JESUS INSTEAD. MICHAEL
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  • W. SMITH: YOU START TO SEE THINGS THAT ARE REALLY
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  • IMPORTANT, LIKE FOR ME, MY FAMILY IS, I JUST HAD MY 11TH
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  • GRANDCHILD. SO IT'S CRAZY AROUND OUR HOUSE. AND SO THAT SORT OF
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  • STUFF IS MY LIFE, YOU KNOW. AT THE SAME TIME I'M MORE
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  • PASSIONATE PROBABLY THAN I EVER HAVE BEEN ABOUT MY MUSICAL
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  • CAREER. BUT IT'S A DIFFERENT HEADSPACE. I DON'T KNOW HOW TO
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  • EXPLAIN IT. IT'S, I THINK IT'S THE HEALTHIEST THAT I'VE BEEN IN
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  • SEPARATING ALL THAT, STARDOM AND CELEBRITY AND ALL THAT SORT OF
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  • THING. I CARE LESS ABOUT IT TODAY THAN I EVER HAVE. GREAT
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  • IS THE LORD WAS MY FIRST SINGLE. I WROTE IT FOR MY CHURCH
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  • AT BELMONT. DIDN'T THINK IT'D EVER BE ON MY RECORD, AND THAT
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  • WAS ON THE MICHAEL W. SMITH PROJECT. I'M JUST DOING WHAT I'M
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  • CALLED TO DO, YOU KNOW. IT'S QUITE A STORY. I MEAN, I THINK
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  • IT'S A BIGGER STORY IN MY HEAD AND HEART TODAY THEN IT PROBABLY
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  • EVER HAS BEEN. I THINK WHEN YOU LOOK AT WHERE THIS THING BEGAN
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  • AND LOOK WHERE IT IS NOW, YOU REALLY DO PINCH YOURSELF GOING,
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  • WOW, I WAS SOMEHOW A PART OF THAT. THAT'S A MIRACLE. AMY
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  • GRANT: WELL, WE GOT TO A SHOW ONE TIME, I CAN'T REMEMBER WHAT
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  • TOWN IT WAS IN, BUT WE HAD A FEW BUSES AND A FEW TRUCKS. -YEAH,
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  • WE HAD A LITTLE INCIDENT. OUR DRIVER WENT, CRAZY STORY, OUR
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  • DRIVER, ONE OF OUR TRACTOR-TRAILER GUYS GOT IN
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  • TROUBLE WITH THE LAW. -OUR TRUCK DRIVER HAD GOTTEN ARRESTED
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  • FOR OUTSTANDING TICKETS. AND SO ONE OF OUR TRUCKS DIDN'T SHOW UP
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  • AND IT HAPPENED TO HAVE MY WARDROBE TRUNK IN IT, WHICH WAS
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  • NOTHING TO WRITE HOME ABOUT. IT WAS NOTHING FANCY. BUT, I MEAN,
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  • I HAD, LIKE, SWEATS. AND SO I WENT TO SMITTY'S ROOM AND SAID,
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  • DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING I CAN WEAR? -THUMBING THROUGH MY CLOTHES
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  • AND WE FOUND SOMETHING FOR HER TO WEAR. YEAH, THAT'S A GREAT
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  • STORY. -AND HE SAID, YEAH, I'VE GOT AN OVERSIZED, BIG SHOULDERS,
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  • AND I PUT ON, I GUESS, AT LEAST PART OF HIS CLOTHES AND IT WAS
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  • THE ONLY TIME IN THE 80S THAT I EVER GOT ANYTHING ABOUT MY
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  • CLOTHES IN A REVIEW, IN THE PAPER. [CHUCKLES] -IN A GOOD
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  • WAY? -YEAH, IT WAS POSITIVE, AND IT WAS BECAUSE I WAS WEARING
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  • MICHAEL'S CLOTHES. [CHUCKLES] -I MEAN, WE REALLY BELIEVED, I
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  • THINK WE NAIVELY BELIEVED THAT WE COULD AFFECT POP CULTURE IF
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  • WE WROTE THE RIGHT SONGS, CREATED THE RIGHT TOUR, CREATED
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  • THE RIGHT SITUATION. I MEAN, AND, OF COURSE, EVERY TOUR WE GO
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  • OUT AND SAY, WELL, THAT ONE WAS ONE FOR THE BOOKS. YOU KNOW,
  • 00:13:38.060 --> 00:13:42.260
  • LET'S LEARN FROM THAT AND GO BACK AND DO IT AGAIN. -BECAUSE
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  • I THINK THE REASON WE'RE DOING IT IS WAY SO MUCH BIGGER THAN
  • 00:13:45.130 --> 00:13:47.260
  • WHO WE ARE. I THINK PART OF THAT IS GETTING WISER, PART OF THAT'S
  • 00:13:47.270 --> 00:13:51.200
  • GETTING OLDER. I THINK WHEN YOU'RE YOUNG YOU'RE TEMPTED TO
  • 00:13:51.210 --> 00:13:56.180
  • FIGURE OUT, OH MY GOSH, IS MY RECORD GOING TO BE A GOLD RECORD
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  • OR A PLATINUM RECORD. YOU'RE A BIT IMMATURE A LITTLE BIT,
  • 00:13:59.280 --> 00:14:04.080
  • BECAUSE YOU WANT TO BE ACCEPTED, YOU KNOW, AND YOU WANT TO LEAVE
  • 00:14:04.090 --> 00:14:07.210
  • YOUR MARK. AND I THINK AS YOU GET OLDER AND YOU GET WISER AND
  • 00:14:07.220 --> 00:14:11.150
  • HOPEFULLY PRESSING INTO THE LORD, AND MATURING IN THE LORD,
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  • ALL THAT STUFF STARTS TO DISSIPATE. YOU'RE ALWAYS
  • 00:14:15.010 --> 00:14:17.040
  • TEMPTED. YOU HAVE TO SORT OF FIGHT IT ALL THE TIME, COMMERCE,
  • 00:14:17.050 --> 00:14:19.160
  • MINISTRY. I MEAN THAT'S ALWAYS GOING TO BE A BATTLE. BUT I
  • 00:14:19.170 --> 00:14:23.190
  • THINK YOU START TO GO, I THINK YOU START TO GO FIGURE OUT
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  • REALLY WHAT'S THE MAIN THING. WHAT'S THIS THING REALLY ALL?
  • 00:14:26.170 --> 00:14:30.180
  • AND AT THE END OF THE DAY IT'S NOT ABOUT ME. IT'S NOT ABOUT A
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  • PLATINUM RECORD. IT'S NOT ABOUT HAVING A POP HIT. IT'S JUST
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  • BEING FAITHFUL FOR WHAT YOU'VE BEEN GIVEN, AND MAKING A
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  • CONTRIBUTION.
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  • [APPLAUSE] [MUSIC]
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • HE IS HOLY AND JUST
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  • BY HIS POWER WE TRUST IN HIS LOVE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • HE IS FAITHFUL AND TRUE
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  • BY HIS MERCY HE PROVES HE IS LOVE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • AND WORTHY OF GLORY
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • AND WORTHY OF PRAISE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • NOW LIFT UP YOUR VOICE
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  • NOW LIFT UP YOUR VOICE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • HE IS HOLY AND JUST
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  • BY HIS POWER WE TRUST IN HIS LOVE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
  • 00:15:48.250 --> 00:15:50.230
  • HE IS FAITHFUL AND TRUE
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  • BY HIS MERCY HE PROVES HE IS LOVE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • AND WORTHY OF GLORY
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
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  • AND WORTHY OF PRAISE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD
  • 00:16:06.080 --> 00:16:08.040
  • NOW LIFT UP YOUR VOICE
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  • NOW LIFT UP YOUR VOICE
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  • GREAT ARE YOU LORD
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  • GREAT ARE YOU LORD
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  • GREAT ARE YOU LORD
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  • GREAT ARE YOU LORD
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  • GREAT ARE YOU LORD
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  • JACI VELASQUEZ: MICHAEL W. SMITH
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  • HAD NO CLUE WHERE GOD WOULD LEAD HIM NEXT. HE WAS ENJOYING HIS
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  • CAREER AS A POP ARTIST IN CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC
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  • WHEN GOD SWITCHED GEARS ON HIM ONCE AGAIN. IN 2001 MICHAEL DID
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  • A WORSHIP SERVICE FOR THE GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION WHERE HE
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  • INVITED A BUNCH OF HIS ARTIST FRIENDS TO BE IN THE CHOIR. AND
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  • IN HIS OWN WORDS HE SAID, IT FELT LIKE THE ROOF WAS GOING TO
  • 00:18:12.030 --> 00:18:16.050
  • COME OFF. IT FELT LIKE HE WAS COMING BACK TONIGHT. HIS
  • 00:18:16.060 --> 00:18:19.220
  • PRESENCE WAS SO THICK. MICHAEL NEVER INTENDED TO MAKE A WORSHIP
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  • ALBUM BUT GOD HAD OTHER IDEAS. GOD REVEALED TO HIM THAT THIS
  • 00:18:24.240 --> 00:18:29.220
  • WAS, INDEED, HIS CALLING. SO IN AN ACT OF OBEDIENCE, HE FOLLOWED
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  • THE CALL. AND AREN'T WE THANKFUL HE DID? BECAUSE THE REST, MY
  • 00:18:34.060 --> 00:18:38.250
  • FRIENDS, IS HISTORY. MICHAEL W. SMITH: YOU KNOW, I'VE BEEN A
  • 00:18:38.260 --> 00:18:42.020
  • WORSHIP LEADER SINCE 1982. I MEAN, I WAS WRITING, I WROTE
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  • GREAT IS THE LORD FOR BELMONT CHURCH. YOU KNOW, SO TO, I MEAN,
  • 00:18:47.150 --> 00:18:51.020
  • LEADING WORSHIP WAS SORT OF A NATURAL THING FOR ME. BUT AND
  • 00:18:51.030 --> 00:18:55.080
  • I'M ALWAYS HESITANT SAYING THIS BECAUSE YOU JUST HAVE TO KIND OF
  • 00:18:55.090 --> 00:18:58.080
  • BE THERE, BUT GOD KEPT WAKING ME UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT
  • 00:18:58.090 --> 00:19:00.250
  • GOING FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS'. AND I REALLY WRESTLED WITH GOD
  • 00:19:00.260 --> 00:19:03.270
  • GOING I'M NOT DOING THAT, BECAUSE THERE WAS JUST A LITTLE
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  • BIT OF RISE OF WORSHIP, AND I THOUGHT, I WAS AFRAID WHAT
  • 00:19:06.250 --> 00:19:09.180
  • PEOPLE WOULD THINK. I'M THE POP GUY. AND I'M NOT GONNA JUMP ON
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  • THAT BANDWAGON. AND I JUST KEPT GETTING WOKEN UP AT NIGHT. AND
  • 00:19:12.220 --> 00:19:16.060
  • THEN ABOUT THE THIRD OR FOURTH TIME, IT WAS LIKE AN ALMOST COME
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  • TO JESUS, LIKE, I LITERALLY RAISED UP IN BED AND WENT, OH MY
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  • GOSH, I'M SUPPOSED TO DO THIS RECORD. AND SO I INVITED SOME
  • 00:19:24.110 --> 00:19:28.080
  • ARTISTS AND WE WENT TO LAKELAND, FLORIDA. AND WE HAD A SET LIST;
  • 00:19:28.090 --> 00:19:32.070
  • WE DIDN'T STICK TO IT, -WHICH CONFIRMS THAT YOU'RE A WORSHIP
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  • LEADER. [CHUCKLES] -EXACTLY! EXACTLY! LIVING ON THE EDGE. AND
  • 00:19:35.150 --> 00:19:40.120
  • WE CUT THIS RECORD AND AT THE END OF THE NIGHT, I MEAN, IT WAS
  • 00:19:40.130 --> 00:19:43.040
  • JUST SO FULL OF LIFE. I REMEMBER ALL THESE ARTISTS, WE ALL WENT
  • 00:19:43.050 --> 00:19:47.120
  • BACKSTAGE AFTERWARDS AND WE ALL JUST WEPT. WE JUST WEPT. AND I
  • 00:19:47.130 --> 00:19:51.200
  • KNEW THAT SOMETHING PRETTY AMAZING HAD HAPPENED THAT NIGHT.
  • 00:19:51.210 --> 00:19:56.160
  • I WAS JUST HOPING THAT MOMENT WOULD TRANSLATE TO A CD. AND WE
  • 00:19:56.170 --> 00:20:00.200
  • STARTED LISTENING TO THE, WE STARTED LISTENING TO WHAT
  • 00:20:00.210 --> 00:20:03.040
  • HAPPENED AND THOUGHT, OH MY GOSH, I THINK WE HAVE SOMETHING
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  • HERE. -AND LISTEN, LOOKING AT HIS LIFE AS A FAN OF HIM, I KNEW
  • 00:20:05.090 --> 00:20:10.200
  • HE WAS A WORSHIP LEADER ALL ALONG. EVERYONE KNEW HE WAS A
  • 00:20:10.210 --> 00:20:13.130
  • WORSHIP LEADER. AND SO FOR A WORSHIP LEADER LIKE ME THAT WAS
  • 00:20:13.140 --> 00:20:17.020
  • BEGINNING TO TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO IT, THERE'S NOTHING
  • 00:20:17.030 --> 00:20:19.110
  • GREATER THAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED THAN SOMEBODY LIKE MICHAEL W.
  • 00:20:19.120 --> 00:20:21.170
  • SMITH, SOMEBODY LIKE DON MOEN DO THESE PROJECTS AND JUST KIND OF
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  • LEAD THIS KIND OF MOVEMENT TO ENCOURAGE US AND KIND OF SHOW US
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  • HOW TO DO IT. IT WAS PROFOUND. IT WAS PROFOUND. -ANOTHER THING
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  • I'M DOING TONIGHT IS BREATHE. AND BREATHE WAS FROM THE
  • 00:20:33.010 --> 00:20:35.160
  • WORSHIP ALBUM, WHICH SORT OF EXPLODED ALL AROUND THE WORLD,
  • 00:20:35.170 --> 00:20:38.270
  • WHICH I THOUGHT WOULD BE THE LAST THING THAT WOULD EVER
  • 00:20:38.280 --> 00:20:41.040
  • HAPPEN. BUT A VERY, VERY SPECIAL RECORD IN MY CATALOGUE THAT SORT
  • 00:20:41.050 --> 00:20:46.270
  • OF NEEDS TO BE TOWARDS THE TOP; JUST THERE'S SO MANY STORIES
  • 00:20:46.280 --> 00:20:50.000
  • AROUND IT AND WHY I EVEN DID THE WORSHIP RECORD. AND IT CAME OUT
  • 00:20:50.010 --> 00:20:52.100
  • ON 9/11 AND ALL THE GOD STORIES ABOUT THAT RECORD. AND, YOU
  • 00:20:52.110 --> 00:20:56.130
  • KNOW, ALL THE WAY TO, YOUR BACK IN LITTLE VILLAGE IN ZIMBABWE
  • 00:20:56.140 --> 00:20:59.160
  • AND THEY'RE ALL SINGING ABOVE ALL AND BREATHE. IT'S JUST
  • 00:20:59.170 --> 00:21:03.060
  • MIND-BOGGLING TO ME. BROWN BANNISTER: SMITTY WAS LIKE WAY
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  • BEFORE ALL THE WORSHIP MOVEMENT THING. RIGHT? AND SO IT JUST
  • 00:21:06.110 --> 00:21:11.290
  • WASN'T EVEN A CULTURE. HE WAS WRITING SONGS AND, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:21:12.000 --> 00:21:16.020
  • JUST SO MANY OF THEM. BUT SANDI PATTY HOW MAJESTIC, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:21:16.030 --> 00:21:20.250
  • -I SAY IF YOU'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT IT, AND THAT'S WHAT YOU
  • 00:21:20.260 --> 00:21:23.040
  • FEEL LIKE GOD WANTS YOU TO DO, THEN YOU GOTTA GO KNOCK THAT
  • 00:21:23.050 --> 00:21:24.240
  • DOOR DOWN. SO I THINK THERE'S THAT THAT ASPECT OF IT. I WAS
  • 00:21:24.250 --> 00:21:27.260
  • VERY AGGRESSIVE AND I WAS CONVINCED THIS WAS WHAT I WAS
  • 00:21:27.270 --> 00:21:30.180
  • SUPPOSED TO DO. AND THEN ONE DAY I PRAYED THIS PRAYER, I'LL NEVER
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  • FORGET, WHEN I TOOK A SONG INTO A PUBLISHING COMPANY, AND I
  • 00:21:33.190 --> 00:21:36.260
  • THOUGHT, THIS IS THE EARLY 80S, AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE
  • 00:21:36.270 --> 00:21:39.060
  • GREATEST SONG EVER, YOU KNOW, AND WAS TOLD THAT IT WAS NOT AND
  • 00:21:39.070 --> 00:21:44.120
  • SORT OF GOT DEFLATED. AND I HAD SORT OF AN EPIPHANY, AND I
  • 00:21:44.130 --> 00:21:48.210
  • REMEMBER STANDING ON THE CORNER OF 19TH AND HAYS IN NASHVILLE,
  • 00:21:48.220 --> 00:21:51.280
  • TENNESSEE OUTSIDE OF PARAGON PUBLISHING COMPANY, AND I PRAYED
  • 00:21:51.290 --> 00:21:54.290
  • THIS PRAYER, I SAID, GOD, IF THIS IS NOT WHAT YOU WANT ME TO
  • 00:21:55.000 --> 00:21:57.240
  • DO, THEN I'M WILLING FOR YOU TO CHANGE MY DESIRE TO DO SOMETHING
  • 00:21:57.250 --> 00:22:01.240
  • ELSE. AND THAT WAS, THAT WAS HARD FOR ME TO PRAY. BECAUSE I
  • 00:22:01.250 --> 00:22:08.000
  • WAS SO CONVINCED. BUT I REALLY DID LAY MYSELF OUT THERE AND
  • 00:22:08.010 --> 00:22:11.110
  • PRAYED THAT PRAYER. AND SO THAT'S WHAT I TELL KIDS, IF YOU
  • 00:22:11.120 --> 00:22:16.140
  • FEEL LIKE IT'S WHAT YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO DO, WHATEVER IT IS,
  • 00:22:16.150 --> 00:22:18.060
  • YOU GO FOR IT, BUT YOU NEED TO BE OPEN; IF THIS IS NOT WHAT
  • 00:22:18.070 --> 00:22:22.130
  • YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO DO, YOU NEED TO BE WILLING FOR GOD TO CHANGE
  • 00:22:22.140 --> 00:22:25.060
  • YOUR DESIRES. -HONESTLY, THAT'S WHAT YOU WERE SAYING, IT WAS
  • 00:22:25.070 --> 00:22:28.180
  • REALLY THE RELATIONSHIP, THE COMMUNITY, THE DNA OF DON FINTO
  • 00:22:28.190 --> 00:22:31.270
  • POURING IN TO ALL OF US. AND THE EXCITEMENT OF JUST GETTING TO BE
  • 00:22:31.280 --> 00:22:38.050
  • INVOLVED IN KINGDOM STUFF. IT WAS AMAZING! -AND AS YOU GET
  • 00:22:38.060 --> 00:22:41.080
  • OLDER, YOU WATCH FRIENDS SUFFER. YOU WATCH FRIENDS SUCCEED. YOU
  • 00:22:41.090 --> 00:22:47.200
  • WATCH KIDS THAT YOU KNOW HAVE CANCER AND DIE. AND YOU CAN SEE
  • 00:22:47.210 --> 00:22:52.080
  • SOME KIDS WHO HAVE CANCER GET HEALED. AND YOU'RE JUST TRYING
  • 00:22:52.090 --> 00:22:55.290
  • TO FIGURE ALL THAT OUT, AND AT THE END OF THE DAY, I'LL NEVER
  • 00:22:56.000 --> 00:22:59.070
  • FIGURE IT OUT. BUT I BELIEVE GOD'S IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL OF
  • 00:22:59.080 --> 00:23:01.110
  • IT, AND THAT'S HARD FOR SOME PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND. BUT I
  • 00:23:01.120 --> 00:23:06.110
  • BELIEVE THAT TODAY MORE THAN I EVER HAVE; THAT EVEN IN THE
  • 00:23:06.120 --> 00:23:09.260
  • VALLEY HE'S FAITHFUL, AND HE'S WORKING IT FOR THE GOOD. -THANK
  • 00:23:09.270 --> 00:23:14.180
  • YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. GOD IS SO FAITHFUL. NO MATTER WHAT
  • 00:23:14.190 --> 00:23:19.080
  • YOU ARE GOING THROUGH, HE IS WORKING IT OUT FOR YOUR GOOD. HE
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  • IS OUR DAILY BREAD. WE HOPE YOU'VE BEEN INSPIRED AND
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  • ENCOURAGED IN YOUR FAITH BY HEARING ABOUT THE HEART OF A
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  • WORSHIPER-MICHAEL W. SMITH'S INCREDIBLE JOURNEY. JOIN US NEXT
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • THIS IS THE AIR I BREATHE
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  • THIS IS THE AIR I BREATHE
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  • YOUR HOLY PRESENCE LIVING IN ME
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  • THIS IS MY DAILY BREAD
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  • THIS IS MY DAILY BREAD
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  • YOUR VERY WORD SPOKEN TO ME
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  • AND I, I'M DESPERATE FOR YOU
  • 00:24:30.010 --> 00:24:38.120
  • [MUSIC]
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  • AND I, I'M LOST WITHOUT YOU
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • AND I, I'M DESPERATE FOR YOU,
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  • YEAH, YEAH
  • 00:25:06.270 --> 00:25:10.060
  • AND I, I'M LOST WITHOUT YOU
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • I'M LOST WITHOUT YOU
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  • I'M LOST WITHOUT YOU
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • I'M DESPERATE FOR YOU
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  • GOD WE'RE DESPERATE FOR YOU
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  • [MUSIC] [APPLAUSE]
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