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October 7, 2019
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Steven Furtick

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  • - Sometimes when you pray
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  • to God He's going to pivot,
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  • and you're going to be like,
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  • I need the plan.
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  • But God will pivot
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  • and pivot from what you think
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  • you need to know
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  • to what you really need to know.
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  • And when He pivots
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  • you got to be quick
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  • to go with him and say,
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  • God, I don't want your hand,
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  • I want your face,
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  • I want to know you,
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  • I want to see you,
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  • I want to see you,
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  • I want to feel you,
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  • I want to know you,
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  • - How many of you right now
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  • are in the middle
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  • of making a big decision
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  • for your life?
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  • Would you raise your hand
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  • if you are in the middle
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  • of making a big decision
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  • for your life, and keep it up,
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  • keep it up?
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  • So, what are you going to do?
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  • How are you going --
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  • are you going to do
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  • like pros and cons or
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  • you going to like
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  • flip a coin if it comes to that?
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  • You got a plan for this?
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  • You going to do like ask
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  • a lot of people
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  • until somebody tells you
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  • what you want to hear
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  • like we all do?
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  • You know,
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  • just keep asking people
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  • to you get the answer
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  • that you wanted
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  • so they can confirm
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  • the thing that you were going
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  • to do all along anyway
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  • and now you wasted
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  • everybody's time
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  • just asking them stuff
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  • that you over knew
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  • that you were going to do?
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  • What are you going to do?
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  • Are you going to, like,
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  • just stress eat
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  • and put it off
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  • till the last minute?
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  • That's always a good plan.
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  • I like that.
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  • I like to just watch
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  • Netflix instead, personally,
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  • put it off
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  • until the last minute
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  • and then make the decision
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  • when the pressure is on.
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  • The crazy thing is,
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  • when I say that, a big decision,
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  • a lot of the decisions
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  • that you make,
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  • you don't know
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  • if they are big or not
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  • when you're making them.
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  • That's why I need God
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  • so much because
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  • not only can I not make
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  • the big decisions
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  • right without Him,
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  • but I don't even know
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  • which ones are big
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  • unless He tells me.
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  • Because, you know,
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  • big decisions,
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  • we get caught up
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  • where we going to get married?
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  • That's --
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  • me and Holly spent
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  • so many weeks
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  • thinking about that.
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  • Like the big decision
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  • of where we were going
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  • to have our wedding.
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  • You know what?
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  • It didn't really matter
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  • as much as some other things.
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  • What was important about
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  • our marriage was, like,
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  • how are we going
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  • to resolve conflict?
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  • You all don't want
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  • to talk to me today.
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  • You all were singing so good
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  • and then I started preaching
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  • and you all went to sleep.
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  • And the big decisions,
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  • you know, it's not always
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  • the ones that you think are big.
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  • And that's why I prefer
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  • the term pivotal decisions
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  • because a big decision
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  • is not necessarily what city
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  • you're going to live in.
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  • That's a big one, I get it,
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  • but a bigger decision
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  • for us was what church
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  • are we going to go to
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  • because out of the church
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  • that we attended
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  • that's where we made
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  • the relationships
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  • that were really instrumental
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  • and the will of God
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  • was accomplished in our life
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  • not by just what city
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  • we lived in.
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  • And it's funny how people
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  • will move for a job
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  • or they'll move for a school,
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  • but they'll put church
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  • at the bottom of the list
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  • and then kind of find one.
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  • But I think the pivotal things
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  • are sometimes
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  • not what we consider
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  • to be the big things
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  • and that's confusing.
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  • Pivotal.
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  • You know what I mean, like?
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  • I guess because
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  • it's All-Star weekend.
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  • I don't play basketball;
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  • I don't even really
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  • like basketball.
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  • I was always terrible at it.
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  • I wrestled a little bit,
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  • played a little baseball.
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  • But when I watch basketball
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  • I always see them pivot,
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  • I always see
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  • that their ability
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  • to pass and, you know,
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  • without traveling,
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  • without getting calls,
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  • it's all from this foot
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  • that they pivot on.
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  • And I'm not going
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  • to demonstrate it for you
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  • because, again,
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  • I'm not very athletic.
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  • But when I watch them pivot
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  • I notice like, well,
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  • that's pretty important
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  • and the only way
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  • that they can pivot
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  • is if they are planted.
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  • Now, I'm going to preach that
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  • in about 28 minutes
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  • but hang on,
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  • I'm coming to Judges 13.
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  • And I noticed that,
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  • you know, pivoting is not
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  • only for athletes,
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  • it's also for politicians
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  • and I'll be honest with you,
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  • as a preacher,
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  • I get it because sometimes
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  • you get asked
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  • the weirdest questions,
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  • the weirdest most unanswerable,
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  • most non-germane questions.
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  • I'll sometimes be doing a Q&A
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  • or something and someone
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  • will ask me, you know,
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  • what kind of horse
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  • is Jesus coming back on?
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  • And there's really no way
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  • to answer that without making
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  • them look dumb or, you know,
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  • because it is a dumb question
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  • but I love people
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  • and the sheep and, so.
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  • I'm like, well, you know,
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  • that's a great question.
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  • And regardless of what horse
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  • he comes on I think
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  • what's important is that
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  • we have a sense of urgency.
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  • See how I just --
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  • [Laughter]
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  • And now you don't feel dumb
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  • and I don't have to answer
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  • your question and,
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  • so, we all win
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  • because I know how to pivot.
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  • Touch somebody and say,
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  • the power is in the pivot.
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  • Let's go to Judges 13,
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  • are you ready?
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  • Because you've got some
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  • big decisions you're making
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  • and then you've got
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  • some decisions
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  • that you don't think
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  • are very big,
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  • but they are pivotal.
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  • Like, how you start your day,
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  • that's not a big decision,
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  • but it's pivotal.
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  • Because how you start
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  • your day, watch,
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  • is a directional decision.
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  • Watch me.
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  • It's directional.
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  • So, I'm not, watch, watch,
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  • watch, I'm not moving much,
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  • it's not a big move,
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  • I'm still standing where I was,
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  • but I get a completely
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  • different perspective
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  • when I pivot.
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  • The Lord has really
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  • been speaking to me.
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  • I can tell you want him
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  • to speak to you too.
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  • It means that sometimes
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  • it's the small moves
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  • that set the direction.
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  • The small moves
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  • that set the direction.
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  • And frankly,
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  • a lot of the biggest things
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  • about your life
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  • will be decided outside
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  • of your volition
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  • and will anyway.
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  • God is so much bigger
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  • than your decisions.
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  • I know you're very successful
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  • in your business
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  • but you and I both know
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  • that the culmination
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  • of everything that happened
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  • to you was bigger than
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  • you just make good decisions.
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  • I mean, because, honestly,
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  • you made some really bad ones to
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  • and even if you didn't,
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  • even if you only
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  • make good decisions,
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  • you wouldn't have even
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  • had the opportunity
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  • to make those decisions
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  • if God didn't position you
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  • where he positioned you.
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  • God is bigger
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  • than my bad decisions.
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  • You know, it's not like God
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  • is just a synonym
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  • for good decisions, you know?
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  • Being in the will of God,
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  • the will of God, and I want
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  • to ask you this question,
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  • is your view of the will of God
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  • big enough to accommodate
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  • even your bad decisions?
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  • And that's what I want
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  • to look at.
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  • Judges 13 is a passage
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  • of Scripture
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  • that you have never heard
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  • a single sermon on before.
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  • I pulled at least
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  • 30 people this week,
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  • none of them had heard it
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  • and all of them
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  • went to vacation Bible school
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  • and grew up going
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  • to Wednesday night church.
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  • So, if they didn't hear it
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  • you didn't either.
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  • But, the Bible says
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  • in Judges 13:1, remember,
  • 00:07:25.000 --> 00:07:27.030
  • in a pivotal time
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  • for the nation of Israel.
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  • A pivotal time
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  • because they were
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  • in a cycle of sin,
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  • judgment, and deliverance.
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  • A pivotal time
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  • because they didn't have a king,
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  • and they didn't really want God
  • 00:07:39.200 --> 00:07:42.200
  • to be their king,
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  • so God would keep having
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  • to raise up different people
  • 00:07:44.260 --> 00:07:46.210
  • to lead them and deliver them
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  • from the hands of their enemies,
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  • the Canaanites
  • 00:07:49.220 --> 00:07:50.210
  • and parasites and Hittites
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  • and the Philistines.
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  • The Phoenician people
  • 00:07:53.230 --> 00:07:55.100
  • who were good at metalworking
  • 00:07:55.100 --> 00:07:56.110
  • so they always
  • 00:07:56.110 --> 00:07:56.280
  • had a lot of weapons
  • 00:07:56.280 --> 00:07:57.170
  • and they were moving
  • 00:07:57.170 --> 00:07:58.040
  • in on the coast
  • 00:07:58.040 --> 00:07:58.230
  • and they were ruling them
  • 00:07:58.230 --> 00:08:00.020
  • but very loosely.
  • 00:08:00.020 --> 00:08:01.170
  • Now, this is the pivotal moment
  • 00:08:01.170 --> 00:08:03.090
  • for the nation of Israel
  • 00:08:03.090 --> 00:08:05.110
  • and the Bible says,
  • 00:08:05.110 --> 00:08:06.040
  • Again, the Israelites did evil
  • 00:08:06.040 --> 00:08:07.100
  • in the eyes of the Lord
  • 00:08:07.100 --> 00:08:09.030
  • so the Lord delivered them
  • 00:08:09.030 --> 00:08:10.230
  • into the hands
  • 00:08:10.230 --> 00:08:12.030
  • of the Philistines.
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  • Stop.
  • 00:08:13.290 --> 00:08:15.190
  • You always hear
  • 00:08:15.190 --> 00:08:16.180
  • about God delivering us
  • 00:08:16.180 --> 00:08:18.100
  • out of things
  • 00:08:18.100 --> 00:08:21.060
  • but here your Bible says
  • 00:08:21.060 --> 00:08:23.220
  • that God delivered them
  • 00:08:23.220 --> 00:08:25.010
  • into the hands of an enemy
  • 00:08:25.090 --> 00:08:28.090
  • and used the enemy,
  • 00:08:28.090 --> 00:08:29.280
  • I don't know if your theology
  • 00:08:29.280 --> 00:08:30.210
  • is about to break wide open
  • 00:08:30.210 --> 00:08:32.090
  • and some things
  • 00:08:32.090 --> 00:08:32.260
  • gonna fall out on the floor,
  • 00:08:32.260 --> 00:08:33.290
  • let's get the ushers ready
  • 00:08:33.290 --> 00:08:35.020
  • in case your brain
  • 00:08:35.020 --> 00:08:35.260
  • just melts right there.
  • 00:08:35.260 --> 00:08:37.000
  • But God didn't deliver them
  • 00:08:37.000 --> 00:08:38.080
  • out of the hands of the enemies
  • 00:08:38.080 --> 00:08:40.000
  • but the same God
  • 00:08:40.000 --> 00:08:42.060
  • who is able to deliver
  • 00:08:42.060 --> 00:08:43.090
  • you out of the hands
  • 00:08:43.090 --> 00:08:44.100
  • of your enemies,
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  • the Bible says
  • 00:08:45.110 --> 00:08:46.090
  • that at least the perspective
  • 00:08:46.090 --> 00:08:47.110
  • of the writer Samuel was,
  • 00:08:47.110 --> 00:08:48.280
  • who we preached about last week,
  • 00:08:48.280 --> 00:08:49.290
  • that God delivered them
  • 00:08:49.290 --> 00:08:51.020
  • into the hands of their enemies.
  • 00:08:52.140 --> 00:08:55.140
  • That's interesting to me.
  • 00:08:55.140 --> 00:08:57.190
  • I don't have a category
  • 00:08:57.190 --> 00:08:58.200
  • for that but God is bigger
  • 00:08:58.200 --> 00:09:01.040
  • than my categories.
  • 00:09:01.040 --> 00:09:03.020
  • I'm learning that.
  • 00:09:03.020 --> 00:09:04.180
  • I'm learning that.
  • 00:09:04.180 --> 00:09:05.240
  • So, he did it for 40 years
  • 00:09:05.240 --> 00:09:08.080
  • and, "A certain man of Zorah
  • 00:09:08.080 --> 00:09:09.150
  • named Manoah
  • 00:09:09.150 --> 00:09:10.150
  • from the clan of the Danites
  • 00:09:10.150 --> 00:09:12.100
  • had a wife who was childless,
  • 00:09:12.100 --> 00:09:14.040
  • unable to give birth."
  • 00:09:14.040 --> 00:09:17.020
  • Remember that barrenness
  • 00:09:17.020 --> 00:09:18.050
  • in antiquity was a signal
  • 00:09:18.210 --> 00:09:21.210
  • or a sign
  • 00:09:21.210 --> 00:09:22.210
  • of the displeasure of God.
  • 00:09:22.210 --> 00:09:24.130
  • It didn't mean
  • 00:09:24.130 --> 00:09:24.280
  • the displeasure of God,
  • 00:09:24.280 --> 00:09:26.000
  • but they perceived it
  • 00:09:26.000 --> 00:09:26.280
  • to mean that so it brought
  • 00:09:26.280 --> 00:09:27.290
  • with it a great stigma.
  • 00:09:28.040 --> 00:09:31.040
  • "A certain man of Zorah
  • 00:09:31.040 --> 00:09:31.280
  • names Manoah from the clan
  • 00:09:31.280 --> 00:09:33.000
  • of the Danites
  • 00:09:33.000 --> 00:09:33.180
  • had a wife who was childless,
  • 00:09:33.180 --> 00:09:34.160
  • unable to give birth.
  • 00:09:34.160 --> 00:09:35.230
  • The angel of the Lord
  • 00:09:35.230 --> 00:09:37.130
  • appeared to her and said,
  • 00:09:37.130 --> 00:09:39.220
  • 'You are barren and childless,
  • 00:09:40.090 --> 00:09:43.090
  • but you are going
  • 00:09:43.090 --> 00:09:43.290
  • to become pregnant
  • 00:09:43.290 --> 00:09:46.060
  • and give birth to a son.
  • 00:09:46.150 --> 00:09:49.150
  • Now see to it that you drink
  • 00:09:50.100 --> 00:09:53.100
  • no wine or other fermented drink
  • 00:09:53.100 --> 00:09:55.030
  • and that you do not eat
  • 00:09:55.030 --> 00:09:56.090
  • anything unclean.
  • 00:09:56.090 --> 00:09:57.080
  • You will become pregnant
  • 00:09:57.080 --> 00:09:58.040
  • and have a son who's head
  • 00:09:58.040 --> 00:10:00.130
  • is never to be touched
  • 00:10:00.130 --> 00:10:02.090
  • by a razor.'"
  • 00:10:02.090 --> 00:10:04.030
  • And my dad was a barber
  • 00:10:04.030 --> 00:10:04.260
  • so that verse offends me
  • 00:10:04.260 --> 00:10:05.280
  • because it would
  • 00:10:05.280 --> 00:10:06.120
  • have taken money
  • 00:10:06.120 --> 00:10:07.020
  • out of my family's pocket,
  • 00:10:07.020 --> 00:10:08.030
  • but anyway.
  • 00:10:08.030 --> 00:10:09.100
  • Because, here is the reason,
  • 00:10:09.100 --> 00:10:10.290
  • the boy is to be a Nazirite
  • 00:10:10.290 --> 00:10:12.260
  • and the Nazirites
  • 00:10:12.260 --> 00:10:13.230
  • don't cut their hair,
  • 00:10:13.230 --> 00:10:15.120
  • they don't drink alcohol,
  • 00:10:15.120 --> 00:10:17.150
  • they don't touch anything dead,
  • 00:10:17.150 --> 00:10:19.230
  • that's the basics
  • 00:10:19.230 --> 00:10:20.090
  • of being a Nazirite
  • 00:10:20.090 --> 00:10:21.040
  • in case you were thinking
  • 00:10:21.040 --> 00:10:21.220
  • about doing it,
  • 00:10:21.220 --> 00:10:23.060
  • just that's what you would do
  • 00:10:23.060 --> 00:10:24.100
  • if you were going
  • 00:10:24.100 --> 00:10:24.260
  • to be a Nazirite.
  • 00:10:24.260 --> 00:10:27.160
  • He is to be dedicated to God
  • 00:10:27.160 --> 00:10:29.120
  • from the womb,
  • 00:10:29.120 --> 00:10:31.220
  • "he will take the lead
  • 00:10:31.220 --> 00:10:33.230
  • in delivering Israel
  • 00:10:33.230 --> 00:10:35.080
  • from the hands
  • 00:10:35.080 --> 00:10:35.250
  • of the Philistines,"
  • 00:10:35.250 --> 00:10:36.180
  • which God delivered them into
  • 00:10:36.180 --> 00:10:38.270
  • so that he could deliver them
  • 00:10:38.270 --> 00:10:39.230
  • from what was in them
  • 00:10:39.230 --> 00:10:40.110
  • that cause them
  • 00:10:40.110 --> 00:10:40.260
  • to get in the cycle
  • 00:10:40.260 --> 00:10:41.160
  • to begin with
  • 00:10:41.160 --> 00:10:42.050
  • and he's going to use
  • 00:10:42.050 --> 00:10:42.250
  • this child to deliver them out.
  • 00:10:43.250 --> 00:10:46.250
  • I love Your word, Lord,
  • 00:10:46.250 --> 00:10:48.200
  • thank You for what
  • 00:10:48.200 --> 00:10:49.070
  • you're showing me.
  • 00:10:49.070 --> 00:10:50.070
  • Now, this is where
  • 00:10:50.070 --> 00:10:51.060
  • it gets really,
  • 00:10:51.060 --> 00:10:51.220
  • really good because then,
  • 00:10:51.220 --> 00:10:54.060
  • everybody say then,
  • 00:10:54.060 --> 00:10:55.240
  • the woman whose name
  • 00:10:55.240 --> 00:10:57.000
  • we don't know who's talking
  • 00:10:57.000 --> 00:10:59.020
  • to a man whose name isn't given,
  • 00:10:59.190 --> 00:11:02.210
  • these unnamed people
  • 00:11:02.210 --> 00:11:03.140
  • have the conversation
  • 00:11:03.140 --> 00:11:04.210
  • and "the woman went to her
  • 00:11:04.210 --> 00:11:06.080
  • husband and told him,
  • 00:11:07.040 --> 00:11:10.040
  • 'A man of God came to me.
  • 00:11:10.040 --> 00:11:13.010
  • He looked like an angel of God,
  • 00:11:13.010 --> 00:11:15.240
  • very awesome.'"
  • 00:11:15.240 --> 00:11:17.180
  • I'm going to be like,
  • 00:11:17.180 --> 00:11:18.070
  • hold up, man coming,
  • 00:11:19.020 --> 00:11:22.020
  • talking to my wife, anyway.
  • 00:11:23.120 --> 00:11:26.120
  • You know, because he didn't
  • 00:11:26.120 --> 00:11:27.050
  • have wings or a harp,
  • 00:11:27.050 --> 00:11:29.160
  • how we think God shows up.
  • 00:11:29.160 --> 00:11:31.200
  • She's like, I think
  • 00:11:31.200 --> 00:11:32.080
  • it was maybe like an angel,
  • 00:11:32.080 --> 00:11:33.260
  • because that's how it is.
  • 00:11:33.260 --> 00:11:35.130
  • When you hear from God
  • 00:11:35.130 --> 00:11:36.240
  • its kind of like I think
  • 00:11:36.240 --> 00:11:37.170
  • this might be this,
  • 00:11:37.170 --> 00:11:38.260
  • maybe God, I don't know.
  • 00:11:38.260 --> 00:11:40.130
  • It looked like, it felt like
  • 00:11:40.130 --> 00:11:41.170
  • it was different,
  • 00:11:41.170 --> 00:11:42.130
  • I don't know, it was different.
  • 00:11:42.130 --> 00:11:43.080
  • I don't know, I'm not sure.
  • 00:11:43.080 --> 00:11:44.090
  • And she's telling her husband
  • 00:11:44.090 --> 00:11:45.060
  • because it's always revealed
  • 00:11:45.060 --> 00:11:47.000
  • in the context of relationship.
  • 00:11:47.000 --> 00:11:49.280
  • "I didn't ask him
  • 00:11:49.280 --> 00:11:50.190
  • where he came from
  • 00:11:50.190 --> 00:11:52.110
  • and he didn't tell me his name,
  • 00:11:52.110 --> 00:11:54.170
  • but he said to me,
  • 00:11:54.170 --> 00:11:56.190
  • 'You will become pregnant.'"
  • 00:11:56.280 --> 00:11:59.280
  • Uh-huh.
  • 00:11:59.280 --> 00:12:02.150
  • So, this awesome
  • 00:12:02.150 --> 00:12:03.030
  • looking man came to my wife
  • 00:12:03.190 --> 00:12:06.190
  • and said what?
  • 00:12:06.190 --> 00:12:08.230
  • I love the Bible though;
  • 00:12:08.230 --> 00:12:09.200
  • I love the Bible.
  • 00:12:09.200 --> 00:12:11.210
  • "He said, 'You will be pregnant
  • 00:12:11.210 --> 00:12:12.170
  • and have a son.'
  • 00:12:12.170 --> 00:12:13.160
  • Now then, drink no wine
  • 00:12:13.160 --> 00:12:15.050
  • or other fermented drink
  • 00:12:15.050 --> 00:12:16.140
  • and do not eat anything unclean
  • 00:12:16.140 --> 00:12:17.240
  • because the boy
  • 00:12:17.240 --> 00:12:18.110
  • will be a Nazirite of God
  • 00:12:18.110 --> 00:12:20.110
  • from the womb
  • 00:12:20.110 --> 00:12:21.000
  • until the date of his death.'
  • 00:12:21.000 --> 00:12:23.090
  • Then Manoah," his name
  • 00:12:23.090 --> 00:12:25.240
  • means resting place,
  • 00:12:25.240 --> 00:12:27.070
  • "prayed to the Lord:
  • 00:12:27.280 --> 00:12:30.280
  • 'Pardon your servant, Lord,'"
  • 00:12:30.280 --> 00:12:32.030
  • I don't mean to bother you,
  • 00:12:32.030 --> 00:12:32.260
  • I know you got
  • 00:12:32.260 --> 00:12:33.150
  • a universe to run
  • 00:12:33.150 --> 00:12:34.080
  • and all that but, "I beg you,
  • 00:12:34.220 --> 00:12:37.220
  • let the man of God
  • 00:12:37.220 --> 00:12:39.230
  • you sent to us,"
  • 00:12:39.230 --> 00:12:41.150
  • because I didn't get to see him,
  • 00:12:41.150 --> 00:12:43.170
  • let him come again.
  • 00:12:43.170 --> 00:12:45.060
  • If you could just send him
  • 00:12:45.060 --> 00:12:46.290
  • back for a few minutes,
  • 00:12:46.290 --> 00:12:49.180
  • I've got a few questions
  • 00:12:49.180 --> 00:12:50.100
  • I need to ask him.
  • 00:12:50.100 --> 00:12:52.140
  • I need him, "to teach us
  • 00:12:52.140 --> 00:12:54.120
  • how to bring up the boy
  • 00:12:54.120 --> 00:12:56.020
  • who is to be born."
  • 00:12:56.020 --> 00:12:58.090
  • So, I need you to speak to me
  • 00:12:58.090 --> 00:13:00.050
  • because you know
  • 00:13:00.050 --> 00:13:00.180
  • how you need God to speak to you
  • 00:13:00.180 --> 00:13:01.220
  • and show you how?
  • 00:13:01.220 --> 00:13:03.190
  • I want to talk about the plan,
  • 00:13:03.190 --> 00:13:05.230
  • that's the first thing
  • 00:13:05.230 --> 00:13:06.100
  • I want to mention
  • 00:13:06.100 --> 00:13:06.260
  • is the plan
  • 00:13:06.260 --> 00:13:08.160
  • because I understand
  • 00:13:08.160 --> 00:13:09.290
  • that God wants to use me
  • 00:13:09.290 --> 00:13:12.030
  • but I need to know
  • 00:13:12.030 --> 00:13:12.220
  • what that's going
  • 00:13:12.220 --> 00:13:13.150
  • to look like, you understand?
  • 00:13:13.150 --> 00:13:15.000
  • I need some details,
  • 00:13:15.000 --> 00:13:17.000
  • I need some specifics,
  • 00:13:17.000 --> 00:13:18.130
  • I need some marching orders,
  • 00:13:18.130 --> 00:13:20.120
  • I need some dates, some times,
  • 00:13:20.120 --> 00:13:22.150
  • some instructions.
  • 00:13:22.150 --> 00:13:23.220
  • So, please, Lord,
  • 00:13:23.220 --> 00:13:25.000
  • if it's not too much trouble,
  • 00:13:25.000 --> 00:13:26.260
  • send that guy back
  • 00:13:26.260 --> 00:13:29.080
  • and he said we were going
  • 00:13:29.080 --> 00:13:30.010
  • to have a son
  • 00:13:30.010 --> 00:13:30.180
  • that was going to like
  • 00:13:30.180 --> 00:13:31.170
  • change the world and stuff,
  • 00:13:31.170 --> 00:13:33.210
  • but I need to hear it
  • 00:13:33.210 --> 00:13:34.230
  • for myself and I need
  • 00:13:34.230 --> 00:13:35.240
  • to know the plan.
  • 00:13:36.060 --> 00:13:39.060
  • Any planners in the house?
  • 00:13:39.060 --> 00:13:41.090
  • Any planners?
  • 00:13:41.090 --> 00:13:41.270
  • Any planners?
  • 00:13:41.270 --> 00:13:43.210
  • Thank God for you.
  • 00:13:43.210 --> 00:13:45.220
  • Thank God for you.
  • 00:13:45.220 --> 00:13:47.060
  • Because all the people
  • 00:13:47.060 --> 00:13:47.210
  • without their hand up
  • 00:13:47.210 --> 00:13:48.160
  • they always come late
  • 00:13:48.160 --> 00:13:49.160
  • and make the worship leaders
  • 00:13:49.160 --> 00:13:50.080
  • lead to the first two rows
  • 00:13:50.080 --> 00:13:51.220
  • and it's empty
  • 00:13:51.220 --> 00:13:52.100
  • and they come crawling
  • 00:13:52.100 --> 00:13:53.130
  • in last minutes,
  • 00:13:53.130 --> 00:13:54.060
  • but I don't hate you
  • 00:13:54.060 --> 00:13:54.240
  • in the back
  • 00:13:54.240 --> 00:13:55.080
  • but I'm just saying
  • 00:13:55.080 --> 00:13:55.250
  • thank God for the planners.
  • 00:13:55.250 --> 00:13:58.000
  • But it can become a problem
  • 00:13:58.000 --> 00:13:59.110
  • and I'm going
  • 00:13:59.110 --> 00:13:59.250
  • to show you why.
  • 00:13:59.250 --> 00:14:00.200
  • I'm going to show you why.
  • 00:14:00.200 --> 00:14:02.110
  • He said, we need to know
  • 00:14:02.110 --> 00:14:03.090
  • the plan if it's going
  • 00:14:03.090 --> 00:14:04.230
  • to be this big thing, you know,
  • 00:14:04.230 --> 00:14:06.040
  • if you gave us this promise
  • 00:14:06.040 --> 00:14:08.020
  • I need to know the plan
  • 00:14:08.020 --> 00:14:09.150
  • because without a plan
  • 00:14:09.150 --> 00:14:10.130
  • the promise
  • 00:14:10.130 --> 00:14:11.020
  • is just abstract rhetoric.
  • 00:14:11.020 --> 00:14:12.230
  • Without the plan I can know God
  • 00:14:12.230 --> 00:14:15.090
  • is for me and wants to use me
  • 00:14:15.090 --> 00:14:16.200
  • and spread the gospel
  • 00:14:16.200 --> 00:14:17.290
  • and all that sounds good,
  • 00:14:17.290 --> 00:14:19.030
  • but just sent him back.
  • 00:14:19.030 --> 00:14:20.140
  • If I can get five minutes
  • 00:14:20.140 --> 00:14:22.050
  • with this awesome looking man
  • 00:14:22.050 --> 00:14:23.290
  • who was talking to my wife
  • 00:14:23.290 --> 00:14:26.250
  • and told her she was about
  • 00:14:26.250 --> 00:14:27.210
  • to get pregnant...
  • 00:14:27.210 --> 00:14:28.190
  • [Laughter]
  • 00:14:28.190 --> 00:14:30.120
  • I need to know the plan.
  • 00:14:30.120 --> 00:14:32.110
  • Now, I love the next phrase:
  • 00:14:32.110 --> 00:14:33.210
  • "God heard Manoah,"
  • 00:14:33.210 --> 00:14:36.100
  • God heard Manoah.
  • 00:14:36.100 --> 00:14:38.000
  • Isn't interesting
  • 00:14:38.000 --> 00:14:39.280
  • that the woman wasn't praying
  • 00:14:39.280 --> 00:14:41.230
  • to get pregnant when the angel
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  • said it was going to happen.
  • 00:14:43.040 --> 00:14:46.030
  • I don't know if she gave up,
  • 00:14:46.030 --> 00:14:47.050
  • I don't know if she did pray,
  • 00:14:47.050 --> 00:14:48.030
  • I don't know if she didn't pray,
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  • Bible doesn't say,
  • 00:14:49.000 --> 00:14:49.160
  • it doesn't matter.
  • 00:14:49.160 --> 00:14:50.200
  • And then Manoah is begging God
  • 00:14:50.200 --> 00:14:52.180
  • to show up and speak to him.
  • 00:14:52.180 --> 00:14:54.130
  • And, you know God initiates,
  • 00:14:54.130 --> 00:14:55.140
  • we respond, God initiates,
  • 00:14:55.140 --> 00:14:56.200
  • we respond.
  • 00:14:56.200 --> 00:14:57.180
  • But God heard Manoah
  • 00:14:58.180 --> 00:15:01.200
  • and when Manoah prayed
  • 00:15:01.200 --> 00:15:03.190
  • God didn't say,
  • 00:15:03.190 --> 00:15:04.240
  • figure it out yourself
  • 00:15:04.240 --> 00:15:06.090
  • and trust me.
  • 00:15:06.090 --> 00:15:07.110
  • Instead he obliged Manoah's
  • 00:15:07.110 --> 00:15:10.070
  • need for more information.
  • 00:15:10.250 --> 00:15:13.250
  • Let the person next to you
  • 00:15:13.250 --> 00:15:15.250
  • know something real quick,
  • 00:15:15.250 --> 00:15:16.280
  • and it might sound cocky
  • 00:15:16.280 --> 00:15:17.180
  • but tell them anyway,
  • 00:15:17.180 --> 00:15:19.060
  • it's true, say, "He hears me."
  • 00:15:20.240 --> 00:15:23.240
  • God hears me.
  • 00:15:23.240 --> 00:15:26.070
  • He hears me better
  • 00:15:26.070 --> 00:15:27.040
  • than Siri and Alexa,
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  • He hears me.
  • 00:15:28.200 --> 00:15:30.190
  • He hears me, He knows my voice,
  • 00:15:30.290 --> 00:15:33.290
  • He likes when I call him.
  • 00:15:33.290 --> 00:15:36.010
  • When I say help,
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  • He says yes before
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  • I can even get out my mouth.
  • 00:15:38.050 --> 00:15:40.000
  • He hears me.
  • 00:15:40.000 --> 00:15:42.130
  • He hears my groans
  • 00:15:42.130 --> 00:15:44.210
  • where words don't come.
  • 00:15:44.210 --> 00:15:46.020
  • He hears me.
  • 00:15:46.020 --> 00:15:47.180
  • He hears my heart
  • 00:15:47.180 --> 00:15:49.060
  • and the secret petitions
  • 00:15:49.060 --> 00:15:50.060
  • of things that people don't know
  • 00:15:50.060 --> 00:15:52.070
  • that I'm dealing with.
  • 00:15:52.070 --> 00:15:53.060
  • He hears me.
  • 00:15:53.060 --> 00:15:55.140
  • He hears the unspoken.
  • 00:15:55.140 --> 00:15:56.290
  • Did you go to youth group
  • 00:15:56.290 --> 00:15:57.250
  • and we used to say
  • 00:15:57.250 --> 00:15:58.190
  • I have an unspoken?
  • 00:15:58.190 --> 00:16:00.060
  • He hears what I don't say.
  • 00:16:00.060 --> 00:16:01.290
  • He hears what's behind
  • 00:16:01.290 --> 00:16:03.170
  • what I said that's really
  • 00:16:03.170 --> 00:16:04.240
  • driving the behavior.
  • 00:16:04.240 --> 00:16:06.040
  • He hears me.
  • 00:16:06.040 --> 00:16:08.000
  • He hears my secret frustration
  • 00:16:08.000 --> 00:16:09.250
  • that I don't say around people
  • 00:16:09.250 --> 00:16:11.000
  • because if I told them
  • 00:16:11.000 --> 00:16:12.080
  • how frustrated I was
  • 00:16:12.080 --> 00:16:13.070
  • it would scare them,
  • 00:16:13.070 --> 00:16:14.180
  • but He hears me.
  • 00:16:14.180 --> 00:16:17.100
  • He hears me when I sing to Him.
  • 00:16:17.100 --> 00:16:19.130
  • When I tell him worthy
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  • is the lamb of God,
  • 00:16:20.180 --> 00:16:22.080
  • He hears me.
  • 00:16:22.080 --> 00:16:23.130
  • I know there's
  • 00:16:23.130 --> 00:16:24.010
  • better singers than me,
  • 00:16:24.010 --> 00:16:25.080
  • and I know I don't always
  • 00:16:25.080 --> 00:16:26.100
  • sing on key,
  • 00:16:26.100 --> 00:16:27.110
  • but He hears me.
  • 00:16:27.110 --> 00:16:28.250
  • When I sing, "Thank you, Jesus,"
  • 00:16:28.250 --> 00:16:30.240
  • He hears me.
  • 00:16:30.240 --> 00:16:31.280
  • It blesses His heart
  • 00:16:31.280 --> 00:16:33.140
  • to hear me.
  • 00:16:33.140 --> 00:16:34.280
  • [Applause]
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  • "And the angel of God
  • 00:16:38.110 --> 00:16:39.110
  • came again to the woman,"
  • 00:16:39.110 --> 00:16:41.180
  • Wait, wait, wait, to the woman?
  • 00:16:41.180 --> 00:16:43.240
  • Manoah asked for the visit
  • 00:16:43.240 --> 00:16:46.230
  • and this angel is back out
  • 00:16:46.230 --> 00:16:47.230
  • talking to his wife
  • 00:16:47.230 --> 00:16:50.040
  • because God
  • 00:16:50.040 --> 00:16:50.270
  • is not going to do it
  • 00:16:50.270 --> 00:16:52.170
  • like you want him to do it.
  • 00:16:52.170 --> 00:16:55.050
  • He's going to want to see
  • 00:16:55.050 --> 00:16:56.100
  • will you trust Him?
  • 00:16:58.070 --> 00:17:01.090
  • So, "the angel came again
  • 00:17:01.090 --> 00:17:02.060
  • to the woman while
  • 00:17:02.060 --> 00:17:02.230
  • she was out in the field
  • 00:17:02.230 --> 00:17:03.160
  • but her husband, Manoah,
  • 00:17:03.160 --> 00:17:04.140
  • was not with her.
  • 00:17:04.140 --> 00:17:06.130
  • The woman hurried
  • 00:17:06.130 --> 00:17:06.270
  • to tell her husband,
  • 00:17:06.270 --> 00:17:09.140
  • 'He's here!
  • 00:17:09.140 --> 00:17:11.050
  • The man who appeared to me
  • 00:17:11.050 --> 00:17:12.080
  • the other day!'
  • 00:17:12.080 --> 00:17:13.010
  • Manoah got up and followed
  • 00:17:13.010 --> 00:17:15.200
  • his wife and when he came
  • 00:17:15.200 --> 00:17:16.250
  • to the man he said,
  • 00:17:16.250 --> 00:17:18.220
  • 'Are you the man
  • 00:17:18.220 --> 00:17:20.240
  • who talk to my wife?'
  • 00:17:20.240 --> 00:17:22.210
  • Hold up, let me change
  • 00:17:22.210 --> 00:17:23.140
  • Manoah's accent,
  • 00:17:23.140 --> 00:17:24.280
  • are you the man
  • 00:17:24.280 --> 00:17:27.030
  • who talk to my wife?
  • 00:17:27.270 --> 00:17:30.270
  • She said an awesome
  • 00:17:30.270 --> 00:17:32.230
  • looking man came
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  • and said that she was going
  • 00:17:33.170 --> 00:17:35.100
  • to be pregnant,
  • 00:17:35.100 --> 00:17:35.290
  • was that you?
  • 00:17:36.060 --> 00:17:39.060
  • Angel said, "I am."
  • 00:17:39.060 --> 00:17:41.200
  • So, Manoah asked him,
  • 00:17:41.200 --> 00:17:44.020
  • when your words are fulfilled,
  • 00:17:44.140 --> 00:17:47.140
  • I don't doubt
  • 00:17:47.140 --> 00:17:47.290
  • you're going to do it,
  • 00:17:47.290 --> 00:17:48.210
  • I just need to know the plan,
  • 00:17:48.210 --> 00:17:51.000
  • what is to be the rule
  • 00:17:51.000 --> 00:17:52.120
  • that governs
  • 00:17:52.120 --> 00:17:53.010
  • the boy's life and work?
  • 00:17:53.010 --> 00:17:54.170
  • How do we do this?
  • 00:17:54.170 --> 00:17:56.250
  • How do we do this?
  • 00:17:56.250 --> 00:17:58.130
  • We are in a meeting
  • 00:17:58.130 --> 00:17:59.030
  • this week about the church
  • 00:17:59.030 --> 00:18:00.060
  • and I know what I want to see,
  • 00:18:00.080 --> 00:18:03.080
  • but I don't know
  • 00:18:03.080 --> 00:18:03.240
  • the plan for it.
  • 00:18:03.240 --> 00:18:06.070
  • And, so, a lot of times
  • 00:18:06.070 --> 00:18:07.070
  • when I get in that mode
  • 00:18:07.070 --> 00:18:08.090
  • I start trying
  • 00:18:08.090 --> 00:18:08.240
  • to like tweak stuff
  • 00:18:09.150 --> 00:18:12.150
  • and I start trying
  • 00:18:12.150 --> 00:18:13.030
  • to manipulate staff.
  • 00:18:13.030 --> 00:18:13.250
  • I know you don't do this,
  • 00:18:13.250 --> 00:18:14.190
  • but I'm a control freak and,
  • 00:18:14.190 --> 00:18:16.090
  • so, I'll be like, well,
  • 00:18:16.090 --> 00:18:17.060
  • we can do this, this,
  • 00:18:17.060 --> 00:18:17.260
  • and this and it's all good,
  • 00:18:17.260 --> 00:18:18.290
  • it's all good,
  • 00:18:18.290 --> 00:18:19.140
  • but I want you to watch
  • 00:18:19.140 --> 00:18:20.230
  • what the angel does.
  • 00:18:20.230 --> 00:18:22.290
  • Instead of giving
  • 00:18:22.290 --> 00:18:25.010
  • Manoah the plan,
  • 00:18:25.010 --> 00:18:26.150
  • which is what he asked for,
  • 00:18:26.150 --> 00:18:27.150
  • what do we do with this boy
  • 00:18:27.150 --> 00:18:29.000
  • that you said
  • 00:18:29.000 --> 00:18:29.140
  • is going to be born,
  • 00:18:29.140 --> 00:18:30.030
  • is going to do something great,
  • 00:18:30.030 --> 00:18:30.280
  • what do I do
  • 00:18:30.280 --> 00:18:31.190
  • with this calling?
  • 00:18:31.190 --> 00:18:32.110
  • What do I do
  • 00:18:32.110 --> 00:18:32.270
  • in this sit -- ?
  • 00:18:32.270 --> 00:18:33.150
  • I need to know the plan,
  • 00:18:33.150 --> 00:18:34.230
  • I need to know the details,
  • 00:18:34.230 --> 00:18:35.270
  • I need to know the agenda.
  • 00:18:35.270 --> 00:18:38.130
  • And the Bible says,
  • 00:18:38.130 --> 00:18:40.250
  • "That the angel,"
  • 00:18:40.250 --> 00:18:41.070
  • Verse 13 answered,
  • 00:18:42.020 --> 00:18:45.020
  • Your wife...
  • 00:18:45.020 --> 00:18:47.280
  • So, now, the angel pivots
  • 00:18:50.160 --> 00:18:53.160
  • from what Manoah asked
  • 00:18:53.210 --> 00:18:56.210
  • to what he needed
  • 00:18:56.210 --> 00:18:58.240
  • to know right now.
  • 00:18:58.240 --> 00:19:01.250
  • Now, sometimes when you pray
  • 00:19:01.250 --> 00:19:03.100
  • to God he's going to pivot
  • 00:19:04.020 --> 00:19:07.020
  • and you're going to be like,
  • 00:19:07.020 --> 00:19:08.020
  • I need the plan,
  • 00:19:08.020 --> 00:19:09.200
  • but God will pivot.
  • 00:19:09.200 --> 00:19:11.000
  • I mean, this angel
  • 00:19:11.000 --> 00:19:12.000
  • would have made
  • 00:19:12.000 --> 00:19:13.050
  • a great politician or preacher
  • 00:19:13.060 --> 00:19:16.060
  • or basketball player.
  • 00:19:16.060 --> 00:19:17.130
  • He could have been
  • 00:19:17.130 --> 00:19:18.040
  • in the All-Star game
  • 00:19:18.040 --> 00:19:19.090
  • because watch
  • 00:19:19.090 --> 00:19:20.050
  • how quick he pivots.
  • 00:19:20.050 --> 00:19:20.280
  • We need to know what to do
  • 00:19:20.280 --> 00:19:21.280
  • when the boy is born
  • 00:19:21.280 --> 00:19:22.200
  • what are we going to do?
  • 00:19:22.200 --> 00:19:23.130
  • How are we going to raise him?
  • 00:19:23.130 --> 00:19:24.100
  • How many times?
  • 00:19:24.100 --> 00:19:25.280
  • You know, Manoah's
  • 00:19:25.280 --> 00:19:26.100
  • full of questions, right?
  • 00:19:26.100 --> 00:19:27.070
  • Of course, he is.
  • 00:19:27.070 --> 00:19:27.280
  • Do we need to put him
  • 00:19:27.280 --> 00:19:28.200
  • in a special school?
  • 00:19:28.200 --> 00:19:29.110
  • Do we need to get him a tutor?
  • 00:19:29.110 --> 00:19:30.100
  • Do we need to teach him karate?
  • 00:19:30.100 --> 00:19:31.140
  • Do we need to teach him jujitsu?
  • 00:19:31.140 --> 00:19:32.280
  • You know, should we be strict,
  • 00:19:32.280 --> 00:19:33.290
  • should be this?
  • 00:19:33.290 --> 00:19:34.180
  • What are we doing?
  • 00:19:34.180 --> 00:19:36.040
  • And the angel said,
  • 00:19:36.040 --> 00:19:37.010
  • just tell your wife right now
  • 00:19:37.010 --> 00:19:37.290
  • don't drink anything
  • 00:19:37.290 --> 00:19:38.180
  • or eat anything unclean,
  • 00:19:38.180 --> 00:19:39.180
  • that's all you need
  • 00:19:39.180 --> 00:19:40.040
  • to know right now.
  • 00:19:40.040 --> 00:19:40.230
  • The pivot.
  • 00:19:40.230 --> 00:19:42.290
  • From what you think
  • 00:19:42.290 --> 00:19:43.180
  • you need to know
  • 00:19:43.180 --> 00:19:45.230
  • to what you really
  • 00:19:45.230 --> 00:19:46.110
  • need to know.
  • 00:19:46.110 --> 00:19:47.240
  • And God just,
  • 00:19:47.240 --> 00:19:49.170
  • watch his footwork.
  • 00:19:49.170 --> 00:19:50.130
  • See, we always want
  • 00:19:50.130 --> 00:19:51.000
  • to see God's hand,
  • 00:19:51.000 --> 00:19:52.020
  • but sometimes
  • 00:19:52.020 --> 00:19:52.170
  • you've got to watch his feet
  • 00:19:52.170 --> 00:19:53.250
  • because sometimes
  • 00:19:53.250 --> 00:19:55.060
  • he wants to set
  • 00:19:55.060 --> 00:19:56.160
  • a different direction to say,
  • 00:19:56.160 --> 00:19:58.030
  • you're not even looking
  • 00:19:58.030 --> 00:19:58.270
  • at the right side of this,
  • 00:19:58.270 --> 00:20:00.080
  • watch the pivot.
  • 00:20:00.080 --> 00:20:01.190
  • And when he pivots
  • 00:20:01.190 --> 00:20:02.110
  • you've got to be quick
  • 00:20:02.110 --> 00:20:03.000
  • to go with him and say,
  • 00:20:03.000 --> 00:20:04.010
  • God, I don't want your hand,
  • 00:20:04.010 --> 00:20:05.050
  • I want your face,
  • 00:20:05.050 --> 00:20:06.130
  • I want to know you,
  • 00:20:06.130 --> 00:20:07.100
  • I want to see you,
  • 00:20:07.100 --> 00:20:08.180
  • I want to see you,
  • 00:20:08.180 --> 00:20:09.230
  • I want to feel you,
  • 00:20:09.230 --> 00:20:10.270
  • I want to know you,
  • 00:20:10.270 --> 00:20:12.010
  • I want to have you.
  • 00:20:12.010 --> 00:20:13.090
  • I want...
  • 00:20:13.090 --> 00:20:14.060
  • [Applause]
  • 00:20:14.250 --> 00:20:17.250
  • I want to understand
  • 00:20:17.250 --> 00:20:19.180
  • what you know I need
  • 00:20:19.180 --> 00:20:21.130
  • to understand.
  • 00:20:21.130 --> 00:20:22.200
  • And I wonder is God
  • 00:20:22.200 --> 00:20:23.220
  • trying to pivot
  • 00:20:23.220 --> 00:20:24.160
  • your prayer life?
  • 00:20:24.160 --> 00:20:25.250
  • Is God trying to pivot
  • 00:20:25.250 --> 00:20:26.240
  • your strategizing?
  • 00:20:26.240 --> 00:20:28.070
  • Is God trying to pivot
  • 00:20:28.070 --> 00:20:29.250
  • because you're always trying
  • 00:20:29.250 --> 00:20:31.060
  • to look for him in logic?
  • 00:20:31.060 --> 00:20:33.020
  • Your always trying to look
  • 00:20:33.020 --> 00:20:34.060
  • for him in analysis
  • 00:20:34.060 --> 00:20:35.210
  • and in calculation?
  • 00:20:35.210 --> 00:20:37.030
  • But God is Spirit
  • 00:20:37.030 --> 00:20:38.120
  • and you can't get the spirit
  • 00:20:38.120 --> 00:20:39.240
  • through strategy?
  • 00:20:39.240 --> 00:20:40.280
  • You've got to come
  • 00:20:40.280 --> 00:20:41.270
  • to God like this.
  • 00:20:41.270 --> 00:20:43.270
  • You've got to come to God
  • 00:20:43.270 --> 00:20:45.030
  • with open arms, open hands,
  • 00:20:45.030 --> 00:20:47.110
  • and an open heart.
  • 00:20:47.110 --> 00:20:49.270
  • It's the pivot.
  • 00:20:55.180 --> 00:20:57.270
  • It's a funny thing
  • 00:20:57.270 --> 00:20:58.130
  • about a pivot though,
  • 00:20:58.130 --> 00:20:59.260
  • it's a small move,
  • 00:20:59.260 --> 00:21:02.020
  • but it sets a completely
  • 00:21:02.020 --> 00:21:02.290
  • different direction.
  • 00:21:03.180 --> 00:21:06.180
  • Manoah, you can't handle
  • 00:21:06.180 --> 00:21:08.010
  • the plan right now, you can't.
  • 00:21:09.290 --> 00:21:12.290
  • My word is a lamp
  • 00:21:12.290 --> 00:21:13.290
  • unto your feet,
  • 00:21:13.290 --> 00:21:15.260
  • a light onto your path.
  • 00:21:15.260 --> 00:21:17.100
  • The funny thing about pivot,
  • 00:21:17.100 --> 00:21:19.260
  • I've been doing this all week,
  • 00:21:19.260 --> 00:21:20.290
  • just studying the sermon,
  • 00:21:20.290 --> 00:21:23.200
  • trying to God to show me
  • 00:21:23.200 --> 00:21:24.170
  • different ways
  • 00:21:24.170 --> 00:21:25.080
  • to see situations
  • 00:21:25.080 --> 00:21:26.140
  • and to see His will
  • 00:21:26.140 --> 00:21:27.200
  • and what I think is His will
  • 00:21:27.200 --> 00:21:28.180
  • and what I thought was His will
  • 00:21:28.180 --> 00:21:29.150
  • and I thought
  • 00:21:29.150 --> 00:21:30.170
  • He was always doing this,
  • 00:21:30.170 --> 00:21:31.100
  • but sometimes He's doing that.
  • 00:21:31.100 --> 00:21:33.220
  • They get this promise,
  • 00:21:33.220 --> 00:21:36.000
  • and this is from the Lord,
  • 00:21:36.000 --> 00:21:36.230
  • you know?
  • 00:21:36.230 --> 00:21:38.090
  • He didn't realize
  • 00:21:38.090 --> 00:21:38.210
  • that at first
  • 00:21:38.210 --> 00:21:40.160
  • but he starts to sense,
  • 00:21:40.160 --> 00:21:43.070
  • he starts to sense that
  • 00:21:43.240 --> 00:21:46.240
  • this may be God.
  • 00:21:46.280 --> 00:21:49.280
  • This may be God.
  • 00:21:49.280 --> 00:21:52.050
  • It's too big to be anything
  • 00:21:52.050 --> 00:21:53.060
  • I could do.
  • 00:21:53.060 --> 00:21:55.180
  • I don't have a plan for it,
  • 00:21:55.180 --> 00:21:56.200
  • I don't have a context for it,
  • 00:21:56.200 --> 00:21:57.170
  • I don't know.
  • 00:21:57.170 --> 00:21:58.220
  • This may be God.
  • 00:21:58.220 --> 00:22:00.190
  • This is the Lord.
  • 00:22:01.230 --> 00:22:04.230
  • This is from the Lord.
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  • This gift set that I have,
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  • this talent,
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  • this child that I'm raising,
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  • this is from the Lord.
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  • Somebody say,
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  • this is from the Lord.
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  • And, so, since is from
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  • the Lord then I need him
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  • to show me how to do it
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  • but sometimes He won't answer
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  • the question that I ask.
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  • Instead He will give me
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  • the wisdom that I need because
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  • - Hey, it really is
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  • a privilege
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  • to 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
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  • the conversation beyond
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  • just a TV program.
  • 00:22:46.070 --> 00:22:48.040
  • So, if you wanna go deeper,
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  • if you wanna connect
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  • on another level,
  • 00:22:50.230 --> 00:22:52.040
  • you can call or go online,
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  • right now, and request
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  • exclusive resources
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  • from today's message.
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  • We'll make them available to you
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  • with your gift of any amount
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  • to the ministry.
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  • But, I wanna tell you about
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  • something else, too.
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  • Live, every single Sunday,
  • 00:23:03.180 --> 00:23:06.160
  • we broadcast a message
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  • from Elevation Church;
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  • the church where I pastor.
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  • And so, you can tune in,
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  • worship with us,
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  • hear a message,
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  • experience the ministry,
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  • live, as it happens.
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  • And, what's even better,
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  • you can connect with
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  • a community of people
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  • from all over the world;
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  • we call it "E-Fam".
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  • 'E', like Elevation,
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  • 'E', like extended --
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  • it means a lotta
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  • different things.
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  • But, it's just our way,
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  • to connect with you
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  • beyond this broadcast.
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  • I would love for you
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  • to join us, live,
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  • this weekend.
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  • And, you can go online:
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  • StevenFurtick.com/Live.
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  • Don't forget the "slash Live";
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  • it will take you directly
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  • to the details and the times,
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  • so do it now, visit the website.
  • 00:23:44.270 --> 00:23:47.010
  • - I wanna set you free today
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  • from the feeling
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  • that you have
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  • to find your calling.
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  • Because if I will serve
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  • the purpose of the season
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  • that I'm in, in my life
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  • right now,
  • 00:24:00.250 --> 00:24:02.050
  • my calling will find me.
  • 00:24:03.000 --> 00:24:06.000
  • - So, in this season
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  • in my life, right now,
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  • I feel like God's placed me
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  • to be a leader over people
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  • that I work with,
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  • and just to serve
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  • and just to help them out.
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  • And I feel like
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  • that's gonna propel me
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  • to the next situation,
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  • the next season in my life
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  • that I'll be able
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  • to flourish more in.
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  • - A lot of the decisions
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  • that you make,
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  • you don't know
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  • if they're big or not
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  • when you're making them.
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  • And then you've got some
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  • decisions that you don't
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  • think are very big,
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  • but they're pivotal.
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  • It means that sometimes
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  • it's the small moves
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  • that set the direction.
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  • God says move toward it,
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  • it may work
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  • and even if it doesn't, I will.
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  • It is the power
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  • to move on a maybe.
  • 00:24:42.150 --> 00:24:44.130
  • - -- remember applying
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  • for a job one time
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  • and just feeling like
  • 00:24:46.200 --> 00:24:47.090
  • really inexperienced
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  • and I kinda was
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  • moving on a maybe
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  • by applying and, you know.
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  • God ended up working it out
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  • for me and I was able
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  • to actually get that job
  • 00:24:52.200 --> 00:24:53.270
  • - My faith is not
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  • the expectation
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  • that circumstances
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  • will be pleasant.
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  • My faith is the expectation
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  • that the voice of the Lord
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  • - ANNOUNCER: Don't put
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  • your expectations
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  • on your situations,
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  • Call or go online now
  • 00:25:13.000 --> 00:25:14.080
  • to receive your copy of,
  • 00:25:14.080 --> 00:25:15.230
  • - "This telephone
  • 00:25:19.190 --> 00:25:20.090
  • has too many shortcomings
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  • to be seriously considered
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  • as a means of communication.
  • 00:25:22.230 --> 00:25:24.170
  • The device is inherently
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  • of no value to us."
  • 00:25:25.260 --> 00:25:27.140
  • -- Western Union,
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  • - "The horse is here to stay,
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  • but the automobile is only
  • 00:25:32.250 --> 00:25:34.030
  • a novelty, a fad."
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  • -- President of
  • 00:25:36.000 --> 00:25:36.150
  • the Michigan Savings Bank
  • 00:25:36.150 --> 00:25:37.210
  • - "Television won't last
  • 00:25:42.160 --> 00:25:43.150
  • because people will soon
  • 00:25:43.150 --> 00:25:44.140
  • get tired of staring
  • 00:25:44.140 --> 00:25:45.210
  • at a plywood box every night."
  • 00:25:45.210 --> 00:25:47.160
  • -- Darryl Zanuck, movie producer
  • 00:25:47.160 --> 00:25:49.010
  • - -- my whole, entire family;
  • 00:25:51.070 --> 00:25:52.040
  • - "There's no reason
  • 00:25:53.290 --> 00:25:54.190
  • for any individual
  • 00:25:54.190 --> 00:25:55.260
  • to have a computer in his home."
  • 00:25:55.260 --> 00:25:57.230
  • -- World Future Society
  • 00:25:57.230 --> 00:25:58.220
  • - Throughout the years,
  • 00:26:02.060 --> 00:26:03.110
  • people have made
  • 00:26:03.110 --> 00:26:04.020
  • some pretty inaccurate
  • 00:26:04.020 --> 00:26:05.080
  • assumptions.
  • 00:26:05.080 --> 00:26:07.090
  • Technologies that were only
  • 00:26:07.090 --> 00:26:08.130
  • supposed to be an expensive fad
  • 00:26:08.130 --> 00:26:10.150
  • have shaped an entire society.
  • 00:26:10.290 --> 00:26:13.290
  • It is our main form
  • 00:26:13.290 --> 00:26:14.290
  • of communication,
  • 00:26:14.290 --> 00:26:17.020
  • of connecting
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  • with like-minded people,
  • 00:26:17.150 --> 00:26:20.060
  • of bettering ourselves,
  • 00:26:20.060 --> 00:26:22.060
  • of bettering our communities,
  • 00:26:22.230 --> 00:26:25.230
  • it connects us in ways
  • 00:26:25.230 --> 00:26:26.230
  • - Hey, daddy,
  • 00:26:30.170 --> 00:26:31.030
  • - Hey, daddy,
  • 00:26:34.260 --> 00:26:35.100
  • - Hey, Mom,
  • 00:26:37.140 --> 00:26:37.270
  • [gasping]
  • 00:26:41.010 --> 00:26:41.240
  • - We aren't just limited
  • 00:26:42.260 --> 00:26:43.220
  • - -- take their first ride
  • 00:26:45.160 --> 00:26:46.200
  • into space.
  • 00:26:46.200 --> 00:26:47.220
  • Aerodynamic structure,
  • 00:26:47.220 --> 00:26:49.000
  • - Industries thrive
  • 00:26:51.250 --> 00:26:52.180
  • on the ability
  • 00:26:52.180 --> 00:26:53.100
  • to utilize technology
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