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Knock Knock Part 2

Watch Knock Knock Part 2
November 22, 2019
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Steven Furtick

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Knock Knock Part 2

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  • - Now the power of God did not
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  • prevent the attack but it
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  • protected Peter within it and it
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  • enabled him to go through it.
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  • God is going to get
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  • me through this.
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  • I don't know how,
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  • I don't know when,
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  • but God is going
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  • to get me through this.
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  • The gate is open.
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  • The way is made.
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  • Faith has already provided for
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  • me the grace that I need.
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  • That's how I know God was with
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  • me because it came for me,
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  • but it couldn't kill me.
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  • It came for me,
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  • but it couldn't take me out.
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  • It came for me,
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  • but it couldn't have me and now
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  • - The title of this message is:
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  • "Knock, knock."
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  • Living in relationship with God,
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  • you learn to discern when it's
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  • him knocking and if you don't,
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  • you'll open the door to people
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  • who don't have the best
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  • intentions in mind, and you'll
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  • open the door to the enemy who
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  • may bring you what you want in
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  • your feelings but it's
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  • destructive to your faith.
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  • And if God lives in
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  • your heart over time,
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  • you'll learn to
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  • discern his knock.
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  • And you also learn that
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  • a lot of times,
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  • what you will initially think,
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  • is the devil knocking on your
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  • door to attack you is actually
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  • God knocking on your
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  • door to develop you.
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  • We all want opportunities
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  • to come our way.
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  • And opportunities are weird
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  • because they don't show up
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  • looking like opportunities
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  • when they knock,
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  • they just look like obedience.
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  • You've got to answer
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  • the door and knock,
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  • even if you're
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  • not sure it's God.
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  • You've got to be kind to people,
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  • even if you don't know if
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  • they're going to do anything for
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  • you in return.
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  • It's obedience
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  • that creates freedom.
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  • Freedom from what?
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  • Freedom from needing to know the
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  • outcome before you
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  • take the step.
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  • So if he doesn't get up the
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  • chains stay on.
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  • And if you don't do what God has
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  • told you to do right now,
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  • God can't do what
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  • he's going to do,
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  • that you don't
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  • know he's going to do.
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  • God already intended to take
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  • But if he waits 'til the chains
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  • fall off to get up,
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  • he's never going to get up
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  • because the chains
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  • When -- when I get my financial
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  • situation in order,
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  • I'll tell you,
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  • I'm gonna put God first
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  • because I've heard about that
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  • and praising the Lord and
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  • putting him first with the first
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  • fruits of my womb,
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  • and all these --
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  • and all the things
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  • that the Bible says,
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  • I'm going to do it
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  • No, you're not.
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  • Not if you won't do it with the
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  • little, because he who is
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  • faithful in a little...
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  • so is that first step,
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  • it's getting up, get up,
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  • and the chains will fall off,
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  • get up.
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  • And you say, God take the chains
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  • off and I'll get up.
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  • No, get up, and the chains
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  • will fall off.
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  • And I love this part,
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  • because there is no indication
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  • in this text that Peter had
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  • faith to be free from prison.
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  • All he's doing is going
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  • through the motions.
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  • And sometimes that's all
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  • Sometimes all you can do is come
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  • to church and fake I mean,
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  • Now, most of us wouldn't have
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  • gotten a miracle if we were in
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  • Acts chapter 12.
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  • If we were in here to grip of
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  • the first prison, we b --
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  • we'd stay right there.
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  • Because we wouldn't.
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  • We wouldn't follow instructions
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  • until we knew details.
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  • It'd be like, "Get up."
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  • "Why?"
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  • "Who are you?"
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  • "Let me see
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  • some identification."
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  • No, no, no.
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  • Is this God?
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  • Is this -- ?
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  • No, you just gotta get up.
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  • And when you're in a place of
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  • rest, you're able to respond
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  • without over thinking it.
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  • Just -- just get up.
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  • Some of y'all think too hard
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  • when we're worshiping in here.
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  • You know,
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  • You're think it too hard.
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  • I'm gonna see your victory.
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  • I can't sing that, I don't know
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  • if I really am.
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  • You need to start singing it,
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  • so you can start seeing it,
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  • because faith is the substance
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  • of things hoped for,
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  • and the evidence of
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  • So help me show 'em God,
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  • the old Peter,
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  • remember the old Peter
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  • who argued all the time,
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  • the old Peter
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  • would have been like,
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  • "Get up for what?
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  • Go out for what?
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  • I don't understand,
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  • I was getting some sleep.
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  • Why are you
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  • interrupting my sleep?
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  • I'm trying to get a
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  • good night's sleep.
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  • I got a big day tomorrow.
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  • It's a really important day.
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  • I need to be sharp so I
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  • can defend myself."
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  • But he just did it
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  • in this place.
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  • In fact, that's exactly what
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  • the Bible said.
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  • It said, "'Quick get up.' and
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  • the chains fell off," Acts 12:8,
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  • "and then the angel said to him,
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  • 'Put on your clothes and
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  • sandals,'" he has still not told
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  • him his destination, but faith
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  • is getting dressed even when you
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  • And Peter did so.
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  • He got dressed
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  • with no destination.
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  • Is this God?
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  • I hope so.
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  • No details.
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  • Just obedience.
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  • Knock, knock.
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  • Hey Peter, get up, get dressed.
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  • You know how God knocks,
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  • just little things,
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  • and you know it's him,
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  • you know it's him.
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  • Just little things.
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  • The littlest thing can happen.
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  • Get up, get dressed,
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  • put on your cloak and sandals.
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  • To me it was - it was --
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  • this whole -- this whole --
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  • this whole thing seems
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  • like very small.
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  • Like I don't mind getting out of
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  • here in my underwear if we're
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  • getting out of prison.
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  • Why am I getting dressed for it?
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  • But, but, that's -- that's us
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  • trying to make sense of things.
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  • This is a different
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  • kind of freedom.
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  • This is not a freedom that can
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  • be achieved in your mind.
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  • "The angel said to him, 'Put on
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  • your clothes and sandals,'
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  • and Peter did so."
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  • Just that simple.
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  • "'Wrap your cloak around you and
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  • follow me,' the angel told him,"
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  • and notice what Peter
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  • didn't ask.
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  • Where are we going?
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  • Just followed.
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  • Just following Grace,
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  • I'm just following mercy.
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  • I'm just -- I'm just following,
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  • cooperating with God.
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  • I'm getting my heart in harmony
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  • with what he's doing
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  • in this season.
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  • I'm coming into agreement and
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  • acceptance of the situation that
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  • You know the thing on your GPS
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  • where, you know, if you
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  • put it on, at least on mine,
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  • I use Google Maps, looking for a
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  • sponsorship, where it just tells
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  • you the next turn?
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  • But then if you click on it and
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  • you can 'See Details,' and
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  • that'll tell you every turn.
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  • And for somebody like me, that
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  • has no sense of direction,
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  • I never put on the details,
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  • because it'll get me lost.
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  • I can't think seven turns ahead.
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  • I just need to know
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  • We all like sheep.
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  • have gone astray.
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  • And so all Peter has to do
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  • is the next thing.
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  • That's all you have to do,
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  • Anything else is too much
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  • right now.
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  • You don't have to be Peter
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  • You don't have to be some
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  • important apostle to be
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  • in prison.
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  • Addiction is a prison.
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  • Depression is a prison.
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  • You don't have to be Peter to be
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  • in prison.
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  • Mind sets are a prison,
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  • rumination is a prison,
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  • trauma can be a prison.
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  • Prison is -- isolation can
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  • be a prison.
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  • Never really engaging in real
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  • relationships can be a prison.
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  • Hiding and concealing,
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  • it can be a prison.
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  • But if you've been in prison
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  • lately, all you need to do is,
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  • the next thing.
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  • You can't predict the path of
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  • your freedom, you can only
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  • respond to the light that you
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  • have, that's shown in yourself.
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  • And so when Peter got up,
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  • this is a very profound moment
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  • in Peter's life and he
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  • doesn't know it yet,
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  • for all he knows
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  • he's just dreaming.
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  • He doesn't even know yet --
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  • read -- read it in the
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  • passage with me.
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  • "Peter followed him out of the
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  • prison, but he had no idea that
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  • what the angel was doing was
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  • really happening, he thought he
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  • was seeing a vision."
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  • You know, most of the time you
  • 00:08:25.280 --> 00:08:27.030
  • don't even know that it was God
  • 00:08:27.030 --> 00:08:28.060
  • While you're in it, it feels so
  • 00:08:32.190 --> 00:08:33.250
  • confusing and so uncertain and
  • 00:08:33.250 --> 00:08:36.170
  • you're like, "I don't even know!
  • 00:08:36.170 --> 00:08:38.010
  • I don't know what this
  • 00:08:38.010 --> 00:08:38.280
  • is right now."
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  • It is only after you have been
  • 00:08:39.280 --> 00:08:42.030
  • through it that Romans 8:28
  • 00:08:42.030 --> 00:08:43.190
  • makes sense and then you can
  • 00:08:43.190 --> 00:08:46.110
  • say, "All things work together
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  • for the good."
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  • But it's hard to say that in the
  • 00:08:51.010 --> 00:08:52.170
  • process of it, and Peter --
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  • Peter's, just going through the
  • 00:08:53.250 --> 00:08:55.210
  • motions, he's just worshiping,
  • 00:08:55.210 --> 00:08:57.090
  • he's just moving, he's just
  • 00:08:57.090 --> 00:08:58.210
  • obeying, he's just doing the
  • 00:08:58.210 --> 00:08:59.240
  • next practical thing.
  • 00:08:59.240 --> 00:09:02.030
  • has this moment, when "He
  • 00:09:04.000 --> 00:09:06.080
  • passes," Acts 12:10, "the first
  • 00:09:06.080 --> 00:09:08.200
  • and second guards and came to
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  • the iron gate leading
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  • to the city and,"
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  • watch what happened to the gate,
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  • "It opened for them by itself."
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  • You know, God will do for you
  • 00:09:18.120 --> 00:09:19.120
  • Now, y'all aren't gonna clap for
  • 00:09:24.130 --> 00:09:26.180
  • this one, but he won't do for
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  • Peter, but watch what Peter did.
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  • When they had walked through it.
  • 00:09:37.190 --> 00:09:40.150
  • "They walked through it."
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  • Peter's too big to be carried
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  • through the gate now.
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  • You got to go through it.
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  • Do me a real, true, favor.
  • 00:09:56.110 --> 00:09:57.230
  • Look at your neighbor with
  • 00:09:57.230 --> 00:09:59.020
  • eye contact say,
  • 00:09:59.020 --> 00:09:59.290
  • "You got to go through it."
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  • You know how many people, that
  • 00:10:04.210 --> 00:10:06.140
  • are listening to me preach right
  • 00:10:06.140 --> 00:10:07.090
  • now, are standing and knocking
  • 00:10:07.280 --> 00:10:10.280
  • The gate was open.
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  • You can stand there and knock
  • 00:10:19.110 --> 00:10:20.060
  • all you want, but you got to go
  • 00:10:20.060 --> 00:10:22.000
  • through it and every second we
  • 00:10:22.000 --> 00:10:24.280
  • spend not going through it,
  • 00:10:24.280 --> 00:10:27.110
  • every second that we spend
  • 00:10:27.110 --> 00:10:28.140
  • wishing that it wasn't there,
  • 00:10:28.140 --> 00:10:30.260
  • every second we spend waiting
  • 00:10:30.260 --> 00:10:31.270
  • for something miraculous to
  • 00:10:31.270 --> 00:10:33.090
  • happen, it already happened.
  • 00:10:33.090 --> 00:10:35.260
  • It already happened.
  • 00:10:35.260 --> 00:10:37.220
  • The worst thing that could
  • 00:10:37.220 --> 00:10:38.180
  • happen, already happened
  • 00:10:38.180 --> 00:10:40.100
  • on the cross.
  • 00:10:40.100 --> 00:10:42.070
  • It was already transformed into
  • 00:10:42.070 --> 00:10:43.270
  • resurrection power
  • 00:10:43.270 --> 00:10:45.060
  • in your spirit.
  • 00:10:45.060 --> 00:10:46.220
  • So -- so it already happened.
  • 00:10:46.220 --> 00:10:48.120
  • It's already open, but you've
  • 00:10:48.120 --> 00:10:50.130
  • got to go through it and when
  • 00:10:50.130 --> 00:10:52.290
  • you go through it, that is the
  • 00:10:52.290 --> 00:10:54.150
  • proof that you trust God,
  • 00:10:54.150 --> 00:10:56.200
  • even while you're in it.
  • 00:10:57.110 --> 00:11:00.130
  • That you stay in the fight,
  • 00:11:00.130 --> 00:11:02.070
  • that you stay in the furnace,
  • 00:11:02.070 --> 00:11:04.030
  • and you still survive,
  • 00:11:04.030 --> 00:11:05.210
  • and he walked through the gate.
  • 00:11:05.210 --> 00:11:07.150
  • Now the power of God did not
  • 00:11:07.150 --> 00:11:09.080
  • prevent the attack, but it
  • 00:11:09.080 --> 00:11:10.160
  • protected Peter within it, and
  • 00:11:10.160 --> 00:11:12.100
  • it enabled him to go through it.
  • 00:11:12.100 --> 00:11:14.100
  • God is going to get
  • 00:11:14.100 --> 00:11:15.250
  • me through this.
  • 00:11:15.250 --> 00:11:17.000
  • I don't know how,
  • 00:11:17.000 --> 00:11:18.110
  • I don't know when,
  • 00:11:18.110 --> 00:11:19.200
  • but God is going to
  • 00:11:19.200 --> 00:11:21.000
  • get me through this.
  • 00:11:21.000 --> 00:11:22.180
  • The gate is open.
  • 00:11:22.180 --> 00:11:23.280
  • The way is made.
  • 00:11:23.280 --> 00:11:25.030
  • Faith has already provided for
  • 00:11:25.030 --> 00:11:26.210
  • "And when they had walked the
  • 00:11:34.000 --> 00:11:35.070
  • length," Acts 12:10b, "of one
  • 00:11:35.070 --> 00:11:37.230
  • street, suddenly the
  • 00:11:37.230 --> 00:11:38.270
  • And now he's got to figure
  • 00:11:40.230 --> 00:11:41.250
  • out where to go
  • 00:11:41.250 --> 00:11:43.240
  • and suddenly he wakes up.
  • 00:11:43.240 --> 00:11:45.200
  • And he comes to this moment,
  • 00:11:45.200 --> 00:11:47.140
  • that I believe we come to
  • 00:11:47.140 --> 00:11:48.190
  • sometimes when, when God knocks
  • 00:11:48.190 --> 00:11:51.160
  • on our situation, or when the
  • 00:11:51.160 --> 00:11:54.030
  • when the enemy knocks to come
  • 00:11:54.030 --> 00:11:55.050
  • get us, but God won't let him.
  • 00:11:55.050 --> 00:11:57.180
  • He comes to this realization,
  • 00:11:57.180 --> 00:11:58.260
  • he's like, "I gotta go."
  • 00:12:00.130 --> 00:12:03.130
  • And I wonder what door he's
  • 00:12:04.130 --> 00:12:07.130
  • gonna knock on.
  • 00:12:07.130 --> 00:12:09.250
  • See, it's really important that
  • 00:12:09.250 --> 00:12:12.200
  • you know where to knock when
  • 00:12:12.200 --> 00:12:13.250
  • That's how some of us got our
  • 00:12:17.100 --> 00:12:19.020
  • hearts broken and our minds
  • 00:12:19.020 --> 00:12:20.110
  • messed up, because we knocked on
  • 00:12:20.110 --> 00:12:22.030
  • And you know what?
  • 00:12:25.290 --> 00:12:27.020
  • What's really weird about it?
  • 00:12:27.020 --> 00:12:28.060
  • Sometimes, we run back to the
  • 00:12:28.060 --> 00:12:29.140
  • same door that disappointed
  • 00:12:29.140 --> 00:12:31.290
  • us last time.
  • 00:12:31.290 --> 00:12:34.280
  • Knocking on it, as if
  • 00:12:34.280 --> 00:12:36.280
  • there's anything inside.
  • 00:12:36.280 --> 00:12:39.180
  • That, that's crazy.
  • 00:12:39.180 --> 00:12:40.230
  • And Christians will do this,
  • 00:12:40.230 --> 00:12:42.190
  • they'll pray the devil away and
  • 00:12:42.190 --> 00:12:44.230
  • the door, leave it wide open for
  • 00:12:46.210 --> 00:12:48.070
  • him to come in and put out a
  • 00:12:48.070 --> 00:12:50.140
  • fruit basket and welcome him
  • 00:12:50.140 --> 00:12:52.000
  • as a guest
  • 00:12:52.000 --> 00:12:53.020
  • with a monogrammed towel,
  • 00:12:53.020 --> 00:12:54.110
  • just leaving yourself wide open
  • 00:12:54.110 --> 00:12:55.170
  • to everything.
  • 00:12:55.170 --> 00:12:56.230
  • But when you run around knocking
  • 00:12:56.230 --> 00:12:58.080
  • on the wrong doors,
  • 00:12:58.080 --> 00:12:59.160
  • and the wrong people,
  • 00:12:59.160 --> 00:13:00.210
  • and the wrong patterns,
  • 00:13:00.210 --> 00:13:01.230
  • and you keep going back
  • 00:13:01.230 --> 00:13:02.240
  • to that place.
  • 00:13:02.240 --> 00:13:04.100
  • It's very important that you
  • 00:13:04.100 --> 00:13:05.160
  • know where to knock.
  • 00:13:05.160 --> 00:13:06.230
  • And thank God that Peter knew
  • 00:13:06.230 --> 00:13:08.290
  • where to knock.
  • 00:13:08.290 --> 00:13:10.150
  • See, he knew about John Marks,
  • 00:13:10.150 --> 00:13:13.130
  • mother's house.
  • 00:13:13.130 --> 00:13:15.050
  • Apparently, this was the same
  • 00:13:15.050 --> 00:13:17.110
  • place that they had been
  • 00:13:17.110 --> 00:13:19.110
  • praying for James.
  • 00:13:19.110 --> 00:13:22.010
  • And he knew that if he would
  • 00:13:22.010 --> 00:13:23.100
  • knock on that door, there would
  • 00:13:23.100 --> 00:13:26.050
  • be some praying people.
  • 00:13:26.050 --> 00:13:28.060
  • I want to say something to
  • 00:13:28.060 --> 00:13:29.010
  • everybody who came to
  • 00:13:29.010 --> 00:13:29.250
  • church today, okay?
  • 00:13:29.250 --> 00:13:30.150
  • I don't know what your life is
  • 00:13:30.150 --> 00:13:31.160
  • like right now and I don't know
  • 00:13:31.160 --> 00:13:32.150
  • what you need God to do, but you
  • 00:13:32.150 --> 00:13:33.180
  • knocked on the right door today,
  • 00:13:33.180 --> 00:13:36.130
  • because everything you need is
  • 00:13:36.130 --> 00:13:37.150
  • in the presence of God.
  • 00:13:37.150 --> 00:13:40.000
  • Come on, look at somebody and
  • 00:13:40.000 --> 00:13:41.040
  • say, "You knocked on the right
  • 00:13:41.040 --> 00:13:41.290
  • door today."
  • 00:13:41.290 --> 00:13:43.170
  • God has got what you need.
  • 00:13:43.170 --> 00:13:45.230
  • The fridge is full.
  • 00:13:45.230 --> 00:13:47.100
  • The bed is made.
  • 00:13:47.100 --> 00:13:48.190
  • There's a prayer
  • 00:13:48.190 --> 00:13:49.160
  • meeting going on.
  • 00:13:49.160 --> 00:13:50.240
  • There's a fire in the kitchen.
  • 00:13:53.270 --> 00:13:56.270
  • So, watch this.
  • 00:13:56.270 --> 00:13:58.170
  • I gotta show you something.
  • 00:13:58.170 --> 00:14:00.050
  • "Peter said, 'Now I know without
  • 00:14:02.060 --> 00:14:03.290
  • a doubt it was the Lord coming
  • 00:14:03.290 --> 00:14:06.040
  • into my prison cell.
  • 00:14:06.040 --> 00:14:07.240
  • It wasn't Herod's intention that
  • 00:14:07.240 --> 00:14:09.160
  • brought me here,
  • 00:14:09.160 --> 00:14:10.150
  • it was God's purpose.
  • 00:14:10.150 --> 00:14:12.080
  • The Lord sent his angel and
  • 00:14:12.080 --> 00:14:13.280
  • rescued me from Herod's clutches
  • 00:14:13.280 --> 00:14:16.110
  • and from everything that Jewish
  • 00:14:16.110 --> 00:14:17.250
  • people were anticipating.'"
  • 00:14:17.250 --> 00:14:19.130
  • You know what he was saying?
  • 00:14:19.130 --> 00:14:20.190
  • Herod came knocking.
  • 00:14:20.190 --> 00:14:22.040
  • It came to kill me,
  • 00:14:23.190 --> 00:14:24.250
  • but it couldn't have me.
  • 00:14:24.250 --> 00:14:26.060
  • That's how I know God was with
  • 00:14:26.060 --> 00:14:27.280
  • me, because it came for me,
  • 00:14:27.280 --> 00:14:29.220
  • but it couldn't kill me.
  • 00:14:29.220 --> 00:14:31.020
  • It came for me,
  • 00:14:31.020 --> 00:14:32.050
  • but it couldn't take me out.
  • 00:14:32.050 --> 00:14:33.200
  • It came for me,
  • 00:14:33.200 --> 00:14:34.280
  • but it couldn't have me and now
  • 00:14:34.280 --> 00:14:36.130
  • I know that God was with me.
  • 00:14:38.140 --> 00:14:41.140
  • him," Acts 12:12, "he went to
  • 00:14:42.120 --> 00:14:43.160
  • the house of Mary, the mother of
  • 00:14:43.160 --> 00:14:45.260
  • John, also called Mark, where
  • 00:14:45.260 --> 00:14:47.270
  • many people had gathered
  • 00:14:47.270 --> 00:14:49.020
  • and were praying."
  • 00:14:49.020 --> 00:14:50.280
  • still praying, still asking,
  • 00:14:53.030 --> 00:14:56.030
  • Because like really, I don't
  • 00:15:01.100 --> 00:15:03.180
  • know if I would have.
  • 00:15:03.210 --> 00:15:06.210
  • If I prayed for James and they
  • 00:15:06.210 --> 00:15:08.020
  • cut his head off, I don't know
  • 00:15:08.020 --> 00:15:10.170
  • if I would have faith to
  • 00:15:10.170 --> 00:15:11.200
  • I think a lot of us pray for
  • 00:15:16.220 --> 00:15:19.220
  • things, or hope for things,
  • 00:15:20.220 --> 00:15:23.220
  • or secretly wish for things,
  • 00:15:23.220 --> 00:15:24.250
  • that we really don't
  • 00:15:24.250 --> 00:15:25.200
  • We sing things that we no longer
  • 00:15:30.000 --> 00:15:32.090
  • believe really happened.
  • 00:15:32.090 --> 00:15:34.280
  • We sing of freedom,
  • 00:15:34.280 --> 00:15:37.080
  • but we've learned a long time
  • 00:15:37.080 --> 00:15:38.060
  • ago to stop dreaming about it.
  • 00:15:38.190 --> 00:15:41.190
  • And, and Peter is out of prison.
  • 00:15:42.060 --> 00:15:45.060
  • But they don't know it yet.
  • 00:15:45.060 --> 00:15:47.010
  • But they're still praying.
  • 00:15:47.010 --> 00:15:49.050
  • Oh that takes faith, man.
  • 00:15:49.050 --> 00:15:52.010
  • It takes faith to pray for Peter
  • 00:15:52.010 --> 00:15:54.010
  • when you just lost --
  • 00:15:54.010 --> 00:15:55.090
  • lost James.
  • 00:15:55.090 --> 00:15:57.140
  • It takes faith to believe in
  • 00:15:57.140 --> 00:15:59.070
  • this situation, because you
  • 00:15:59.070 --> 00:16:00.250
  • know, when you've seen him move
  • 00:16:00.250 --> 00:16:03.050
  • the mountain and you believe he
  • 00:16:03.050 --> 00:16:04.100
  • can do it again,
  • 00:16:04.100 --> 00:16:05.210
  • that's one thing.
  • 00:16:05.210 --> 00:16:06.180
  • But when that mountain's still
  • 00:16:06.180 --> 00:16:07.130
  • there, and you got to
  • 00:16:07.130 --> 00:16:08.270
  • pray about that one,
  • 00:16:08.270 --> 00:16:09.290
  • this is a difficult moment.
  • 00:16:09.290 --> 00:16:12.100
  • And yet it didn't stop their
  • 00:16:12.100 --> 00:16:13.080
  • prayer, it didn't stop their
  • 00:16:13.080 --> 00:16:14.170
  • So, so, so Peter shows up,
  • 00:16:16.190 --> 00:16:18.110
  • and they're still praying.
  • 00:16:18.120 --> 00:16:21.120
  • "And when he got there," Acts
  • 00:16:21.120 --> 00:16:23.270
  • my knuckle is so sore, I might
  • 00:16:29.240 --> 00:16:31.270
  • have to ice it before the 11:30,
  • 00:16:33.130 --> 00:16:36.130
  • "Peter," well come on
  • 00:16:36.130 --> 00:16:38.210
  • this is Peter,
  • 00:16:38.210 --> 00:16:39.220
  • you all know Peter's loud.
  • 00:16:40.260 --> 00:16:43.260
  • Abby, Peter's banging on the
  • 00:16:47.060 --> 00:16:49.010
  • door 'cause they're still
  • 00:16:49.010 --> 00:16:49.250
  • out of prison.
  • 00:16:51.090 --> 00:16:54.090
  • You knock different
  • 00:16:54.090 --> 00:16:55.110
  • when you're desperate.
  • 00:16:55.110 --> 00:16:58.060
  • You pray different when you know
  • 00:16:58.060 --> 00:16:59.110
  • you need God.
  • 00:17:03.110 --> 00:17:06.110
  • "Peter knocked at the outer
  • 00:17:06.110 --> 00:17:07.180
  • entrance and a servant girl
  • 00:17:07.180 --> 00:17:08.150
  • named Rhoda came to
  • 00:17:08.150 --> 00:17:09.250
  • answer the door."
  • 00:17:09.250 --> 00:17:10.280
  • While they were praying for
  • 00:17:10.280 --> 00:17:11.240
  • Their prayer request is standing
  • 00:17:15.270 --> 00:17:18.180
  • in the form of an answer on the
  • 00:17:18.180 --> 00:17:20.220
  • "And when," look at Acts 12:14,
  • 00:17:23.140 --> 00:17:24.160
  • :when she recognized
  • 00:17:24.160 --> 00:17:25.090
  • Peter's voice,"
  • 00:17:25.090 --> 00:17:26.060
  • I think she
  • 00:17:26.060 --> 00:17:26.250
  • recognized his knock.
  • 00:17:26.250 --> 00:17:28.210
  • Nobody knocking
  • 00:17:28.210 --> 00:17:29.160
  • Nobody knocks like Peter.
  • 00:17:31.060 --> 00:17:32.120
  • Nobody is persistent like Peter.
  • 00:17:32.120 --> 00:17:34.030
  • Nobody makes it through denying
  • 00:17:34.030 --> 00:17:35.180
  • them three times and comes back
  • 00:17:35.180 --> 00:17:37.010
  • to preach on Pentecost,
  • 00:17:37.010 --> 00:17:38.240
  • my failures
  • 00:17:38.240 --> 00:17:39.090
  • taught me persistence.
  • 00:17:39.090 --> 00:17:40.270
  • Nobody knocks like Peter.
  • 00:17:40.270 --> 00:17:42.040
  • Nobody knocks like the one who
  • 00:17:42.040 --> 00:17:44.040
  • knows that even through my
  • 00:17:44.040 --> 00:17:46.000
  • mistakes, God is working
  • 00:17:46.000 --> 00:17:47.100
  • miracles in this moment.
  • 00:17:47.100 --> 00:17:49.210
  • "And when she recognized his
  • 00:17:53.040 --> 00:17:54.140
  • voice, she was so overjoyed that
  • 00:17:56.130 --> 00:17:59.130
  • she ran back without opening it
  • 00:18:01.170 --> 00:18:04.170
  • and told the people,
  • 00:18:04.170 --> 00:18:05.170
  • "Peter is at the door."
  • 00:18:05.170 --> 00:18:08.110
  • Hey guys it's Peter.
  • 00:18:10.080 --> 00:18:12.130
  • Hey guys, it's Peter, wrote as a
  • 00:18:12.130 --> 00:18:14.010
  • 14-year old, white girl
  • 00:18:14.010 --> 00:18:14.240
  • in my mind.
  • 00:18:14.240 --> 00:18:16.000
  • Hey guys it's Peter.
  • 00:18:16.020 --> 00:18:19.020
  • "You're out of your mind."
  • 00:18:20.010 --> 00:18:22.020
  • Well, that's a compliment,
  • 00:18:22.020 --> 00:18:24.020
  • because my mind has been my
  • 00:18:24.020 --> 00:18:25.090
  • That's what I've been trying to
  • 00:18:29.140 --> 00:18:31.090
  • get, is out of my mind.
  • 00:18:31.090 --> 00:18:33.110
  • That's what's making me
  • 00:18:33.110 --> 00:18:34.150
  • miserable, being in my mind and
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  • my thoughts, "For His thoughts
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  • are higher than my thoughts and
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  • His ways are higher
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  • than my ways."
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  • I'm outta my mind.
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  • "Rhoda said, 'No, no.' She kept
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  • insisting that it was so, and
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  • they had, "'It must be his
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  • to believe that Peter died and
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  • his angel came to the door,
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  • Sometimes it is easier for
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  • you to believe that
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  • you are worthless,
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  • it is easier for you
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  • to believe that it's over,
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  • than it is for you to
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  • believe that dry bones can live
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  • to somebody today,
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  • "Don't stop knocking,
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  • Don't stop knocking, just
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  • because Rhoda ran back and the
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  • people didn't believe.
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  • God can use even the imperfect
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  • faith of a hurting church,
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  • to break Peter out of prison.
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  • And if you keep knocking,
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  • keep asking,
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  • yeah, I know you don't have the
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  • answers yet, but now you're
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  • learning the questions.
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  • If you keep seeking, and if you
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  • keep knocking, I declare in
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  • the name of Jesus,
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  • Peter is at the door.
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  • And the only way for you to find
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  • out is to open it.
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  • But when, when James died,
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  • In this season of your life,
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  • I believe Revelation 3:20,
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  • "That Jesus stands at
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  • the door and knocks."
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  • I would like to think that
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  • today, somewhere in this
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  • building, online, at one of our
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  • locations that meet, all across
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  • this nation, I have to believe
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  • that God is knocking on the door
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  • of someone's faith, to believe
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  • again in an area of your life
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  • where it has been easier for you
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  • to just lock the door.
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  • And you've just been
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  • going through motions,
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  • just kind of holding to the
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  • facade of your faith,
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  • but I sense that the
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  • Spirit of the Lord,
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  • knock, knock.
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  • Who's there?
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  • Rhoda said, "Boo who?"
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  • Peter said, "Don't cry.
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  • Open the door in this moment.
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  • Yeah, it's hard to trust people
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  • again when people have
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  • let you down.
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  • But what are you going to do?
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  • Stay in there and die and just
  • 00:22:05.070 --> 00:22:06.040
  • pretend like you're -- like
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  • you're living and really on the
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  • inside - No, "I stand at the
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  • door and knock and if you will
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  • open the door to me," Jesus
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  • said, "I will sit down and I
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  • will eat with you and I have
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  • prepared a table for you in the
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  • presence of your enemies,
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  • and I am your shepherd,
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  • and I am your angel,
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  • and I am your light,
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  • and I am your defender,
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  • and I am your hope,
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  • and I am your promise,
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  • and upon this rock,
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  • I will build my church and the
  • 00:22:31.230 --> 00:22:33.220
  • gates of hell will not prevail
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  • against it, for I am Alpha and
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  • Omega, the beginning in the end,
  • 00:22:39.070 --> 00:22:41.280
  • the first and the last.
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  • I died and I lived."
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  • Peter is at the door.
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  • 'Cause guess what church?
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  • At the end of Acts chapter 12
  • 00:22:54.240 --> 00:22:57.240
  • Peter wasn't dead, Herod was.
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  • 'Cause let me tell you why.
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  • The only reason that God allowed
  • 00:23:07.260 --> 00:23:09.250
  • the trial was to free you from
  • 00:23:09.250 --> 00:23:12.090
  • what was holding you captive.
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  • When God knocks,
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  • he keeps knocking.
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  • He doesn't give up on people.
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  • God doesn't knock one time,
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  • two times, you failed.
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  • That's all right.
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  • He's still knocking.
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  • If your heart is still beating,
  • 00:23:39.050 --> 00:23:42.050
  • God is still knocking.
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  • He is not going to let you go
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  • until he accomplishes his
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  • - It really is a privilege to
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  • share God's word with you,
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  • thank you for joining me,
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  • but each week, we just have
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  • a little bit of time together.
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  • And I'd love to take the
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  • conversation beyond just
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  • a TV program.
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  • So if you want to go deeper,
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  • if you want to connect
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  • on another level,
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  • But, I want to tell you about
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  • something else too.
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  • Live, every single Sunday,
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  • Elevation Church,
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  • the church where I pastor,
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  • and so you can
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  • but it's just our way to connect
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  • with you beyond this broadcast.
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  • I would love for you to join us,
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  • live this weekend.
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  • Then you can go online,
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  • Visit the website.
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  • God says I made you in my image.
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  • Because I see myself in you.
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  • That's what a mirror does.
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  • And that's why God wants to tell
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  • you it's not about
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  • what you're not.
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  • It's about what I am.
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  • I'm your maker.
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  • And I'm your mirror.
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  • And I want you to look to me for
  • 00:25:15.280 --> 00:25:17.260
  • what's unique about you.
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  • And sometimes the pressure that
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  • we feel to be special
  • 00:25:20.170 --> 00:25:22.230
  • comes from culture,
  • 00:25:22.230 --> 00:25:24.020
  • who tells you that
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  • you've got to be so special,
  • 00:25:25.130 --> 00:25:26.250
  • so different, so unique,
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  • so set apart
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  • but you already are.
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  • You already are.
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  • When you live out of that place
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  • it affects you to be able to do
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  • it for purpose and
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  • not for proof.
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  • It's true I made some mistakes
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  • in my life.
  • 00:25:43.130 --> 00:25:44.220
  • But it's also true that my
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  • greatest mistake has the
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  • potential to become
  • 00:25:47.200 --> 00:25:48.200
  • my greatest miracle.
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  • And you don't have to own the
  • 00:25:50.110 --> 00:25:51.090
  • story that you were handed if it
  • 00:25:51.090 --> 00:25:52.280
  • does not match the reality of
  • 00:25:52.280 --> 00:25:54.110
  • what God has spoken,
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  • not another day.
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  • I've got a new truth.
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  • Maybe God doesn't see you
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  • through the lens
  • 00:26:00.210 --> 00:26:01.200
  • of your mistake.
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  • Maybe he sees you through the
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  • lens of His grace.
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  • Maybe when he looks at you he
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  • sees the finished work
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  • of Jesus Christ.
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  • Have you ever thought about the
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  • fact that if they didn't make
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  • you, they can't define you?
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  • - Announcer: If we're made in
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  • the image of God,
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  • we should walk in
  • 00:26:23.110 --> 00:26:24.080
  • who He says we are.
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  • It's about trading in an
  • 00:26:25.260 --> 00:26:27.040
  • artificial facade for a God
  • 00:26:27.040 --> 00:26:29.000
  • given truth.
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  • Call or go online now and get
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  • Oh we sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • We sing Hallelujah
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  • Hallelujah Hallelujah
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  • Jesus Christ our King
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