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September 3, 2016
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Hello From the Other Side Part 2 (Hillsong Channel)

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  • - That's what I need you
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  • to know, is that God didn't wait
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  • for me to come out
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  • of my dysfunction to bless me
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  • and to touch me and to love me.
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  • God met me in the middle.
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  • I'm trying to say that
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  • you can't wait
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  • until you get everything
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  • you want to worship
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  • and glorify God who called you.
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  • He wants to meet you
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  • - We're going forward.
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  • We're going forward.
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  • So it takes faith.
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  • What kind of faith?
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  • It takes faith.
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  • It takes a special kind
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  • of faith.
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  • For you to cross over,
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  • it's going to take - cross over.
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  • It can't be a complacent faith.
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  • It can't be a comfortable faith.
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  • It takes a faith
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  • that looks forward.
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  • There are five of these.
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  • You might want to write
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  • them down.
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  • If you don't write 'em down,
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  • don't even bother to pray
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  • when you get in trouble
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  • and ask God what you should do,
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  • 'cause you should have taken
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  • notes at the praise party.
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  • That's what you should
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  • have done.
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  • That's how God talks, sometimes.
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  • My faith looks forward.
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  • The central point of the text
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  • that I will not be able
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  • to do justice to tonight
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  • in this time -
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  • We could do a whole series
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  • on the Ark of the Covenant,
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  • which is what the priests
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  • had to carry into the waters.
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  • I don't really care if you get
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  • all of the little nuances
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  • of this, all the little
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  • Bible study stuff.
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  • I mean, it's all cool.
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  • I like it.
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  • I geek out on this stuff
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  • all the time.
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  • But you don't have to really
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  • get all of it just to understand
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  • that the Ark of the Covenant
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  • represented the presence of God.
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  • And they had to take that into
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  • the Jordan for the waters
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  • to part.
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  • Alright, so look
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  • at chapter three, we'll do just
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  • verse three; chapter three,
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  • verse three.
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  • "When you see
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  • the ark of the covenant
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  • of the Lord your God
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  • and the Levitical priests
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  • carrying it,
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  • you are to move out from
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  • your positions and follow it."
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  • Watch this.
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  • I like this verse.
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  • "Then you will know which way
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  • to go since you have never been
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  • this way before.
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  • But keep a distance of about
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  • 2.000 cubits,"
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  • that's like ten football fields,
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  • that's 1.000 yards;
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  • "keep a distance between
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  • you and the ark.
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  • Don't go near it."
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  • Which is kind of strange
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  • 'cause I thought God wanted me
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  • to be close to Him.
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  • But He says, "I don't want you
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  • to get too comfortable
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  • with how I do things
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  • or think that I'm stationary
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  • in your life
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  • because I'm always pointing
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  • to your future."
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  • So I need a faith
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  • that looks forward.
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  • It would be helpful for me
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  • to point out that Moses
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  • has just been --
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  • I don't really know if you can
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  • imagine the magnitude of this.
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  • The man of God, Moses --
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  • I want to break it down.
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  • I don't want to shout it
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  • because they wouldn't have
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  • had a celebratory attitude
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  • toward this.
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  • Moses, the one that spoke
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  • with God face to face
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  • and told the people
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  • how to know God, is gone.
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  • And one of the reasons
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  • that transition is so hard
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  • in your life
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  • is because everybody
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  • lost something
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  • in this last year.
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  • It could be a friendship.
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  • Many people lost a job
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  • this year.
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  • Everybody with money
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  • in the stock market lost some of
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  • that this year.
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  • Hello.
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  • Hello.
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  • And some of you lost
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  • a dream this year.
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  • And it is in that context,
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  • this is crazy,
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  • it is in the context of loss
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  • that God calls Joshua
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  • to cross over to what's next.
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  • So the presence of God
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  • had to go before the people
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  • so that their eyes
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  • would not be fixed
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  • on what they lost this year,
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  • but so that their eyes
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  • would fixed on where
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  • God was leading them
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  • in the days ahead.
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  • I don't know who this is for,
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  • but God said,
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  • "You can't get Moses back,
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  • but if you'll fix your eyes
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  • forward -- " That's the word,
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  • forward.
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  • Shout it.
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  • Forward.
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  • Shout it again.
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  • Forward.
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  • Shove somebody.
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  • Say, "Forward".
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  • Even if I have to push
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  • you forward,
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  • you can't stay stuck here.
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  • You can't cry over this anymore.
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  • Forward.
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  • The way of faith looks forward.
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  • In fact, I want you
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  • to say something about this year
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  • and just say it by faith.
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  • Just say it,
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  • even if you don't know
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  • what this year holds.
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  • Just say it.
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  • And if you don't want to say it,
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  • you don't have to; but for all
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  • the faith-filled people who want
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  • God to do amazing things
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  • in your life starting tomorrow,
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  • shout this, "I'm looking forward
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  • How can you say that?
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  • You don't even know what
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  • it is yet.
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  • But my promise doesn't concern
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  • what it is.
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  • He said, "Don't be terrified,
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  • don't be discouraged
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  • for the Lord your God
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  • is with you wherever,
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  • whatever, whoever."
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  • I'm looking forward to it.
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  • You know, I might have
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  • a challenge this year,
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  • but I'm looking forward to it.
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  • My challenge is going to give
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  • my God an opportunity
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  • to show off on my behalf.
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  • High five somebody and say,
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  • "I'm looking forward to it.
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  • I'm looking forward to it."
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  • For I know the plans
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  • I have for you,
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  • plans to prosper you
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  • and not to harm you,
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  • plans to give you hope
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  • and a future."
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  • Oh, I've got it now.
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  • It takes a certain kind
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  • of faith.
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  • Faith is the substance
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  • of things hoped for.
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  • What I hope for
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  • is out ahead of me
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  • and whatever is behind me
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  • wasn't meant to go with me
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  • into this next season.
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  • I'm looking forward to it.
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  • Fix your eyes on Jesus,
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  • the author and finisher
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  • of my faith.
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  • Whatever's ahead of me,
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  • He wrote it.
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  • So I'll trust the next chapter
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  • 'cause I know the author.
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  • I'm looking forward to it.
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  • I want to see how
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  • this turns out.
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  • I want to see how
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  • this turns out.
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  • The author and finisher
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  • of our faith.
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  • And you know how
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  • Jesus crossed --
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  • It says in Hebrews
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  • that He endured the cross
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  • for the joy set before Him,
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  • before Him, before Him.
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  • Don't let what's behind you
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  • make you miss what's before you.
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  • Not this year.
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  • Not this year.
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  • Man, I wish I could get those
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  • 40 years back that we wasted,
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  • but I can't look back at those
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  • 40 years for the joy
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  • sat before him.
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  • Give your faith something
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  • to look forward to this year,
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  • and don't let it just be heaven
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  • when you die.
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  • You know, Jesus taught me
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  • how to pray.
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  • He said, "Thy kingdom come,
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  • Thy will be done,
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  • on earth as it is in heaven".
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  • My faith is looking forward,
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  • not to one day
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  • when I get out of here,
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  • but what He's going to do
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  • before I leave.
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  • I'm looking forward to it.
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  • I know.
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  • I know.
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  • I know there's going to be some
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  • unexpected challenges this year.
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  • I know there's going to be
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  • some things this year
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  • that I wouldn't choose
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  • to cross over.
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  • And you know, here's the thing;
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  • here's the thing.
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  • I can't choose every river
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  • I'm going to have to cross
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  • this year,
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  • but I do get to choose what
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  • I carry while I'm crossing it.
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  • And I mean to tell you
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  • that there are some things
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  • that you can't carry
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  • into this next year
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  • if you want to cross
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  • into the new one.
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  • You can't carry what happened.
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  • You can't carry --
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  • My faith looks forward.
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  • So he said the ark
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  • has to go before them,
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  • and if they'll keep their eyes
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  • on this ark that's out
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  • in the distance
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  • and not get stuck right here
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  • and be satisfied to know God
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  • on this level,
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  • but to look out beyond and say,
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  • "We're next, God.
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  • I will do amazing things."
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  • So I need a faith
  • 00:09:42.140 --> 00:09:43.220
  • that looks forward,
  • 00:09:43.220 --> 00:09:44.220
  • and watch this, I need a faith
  • 00:09:44.220 --> 00:09:46.000
  • that stands between.
  • 00:09:47.140 --> 00:09:50.140
  • Again, the geographical context
  • 00:09:50.140 --> 00:09:52.100
  • of this narrative is creating
  • 00:09:53.070 --> 00:09:56.070
  • a brilliant psychological map
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  • for us to attack
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  • all of the mental barriers
  • 00:09:59.140 --> 00:10:01.040
  • that we're up against
  • 00:10:01.040 --> 00:10:02.000
  • in the coming year.
  • 00:10:02.000 --> 00:10:03.270
  • And it said that the priest
  • 00:10:04.110 --> 00:10:07.110
  • had to go out into the middle
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  • of the Jordan and stand there.
  • 00:10:11.270 --> 00:10:14.270
  • Let me back up.
  • 00:10:14.270 --> 00:10:17.080
  • You've got to, you know,
  • 00:10:17.080 --> 00:10:18.230
  • check this out.
  • 00:10:18.230 --> 00:10:19.250
  • It said that God told Joshua,
  • 00:10:20.280 --> 00:10:23.280
  • commanded Joshua --
  • 00:10:23.280 --> 00:10:25.240
  • In verse eight, chapter four,
  • 00:10:25.240 --> 00:10:28.000
  • the Israelites did as Joshua
  • 00:10:28.000 --> 00:10:28.290
  • commanded; took 12 stones
  • 00:10:28.290 --> 00:10:30.130
  • from the middle of the Jordan
  • 00:10:30.130 --> 00:10:31.060
  • according to the number
  • 00:10:31.060 --> 00:10:32.070
  • of tribes of the Israelites
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  • as the Lord had told Joshua,
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  • and they carried them
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  • over with them to the --
  • 00:10:34.120 --> 00:10:35.110
  • I've got to read fast
  • 00:10:35.110 --> 00:10:36.020
  • 'cause I've got to end this
  • 00:10:36.020 --> 00:10:36.280
  • sermon at midnight.
  • 00:10:36.280 --> 00:10:37.240
  • If it gets real good,
  • 00:10:37.240 --> 00:10:39.200
  • we might just switch to like a,
  • 00:10:39.200 --> 00:10:42.040
  • you know, Pacific Standard Time,
  • 00:10:42.040 --> 00:10:44.020
  • and you know, that midnight.
  • 00:10:44.020 --> 00:10:46.020
  • There's several midnights,
  • 00:10:46.020 --> 00:10:46.220
  • you know.
  • 00:10:46.220 --> 00:10:47.100
  • It just depends on which clock
  • 00:10:47.100 --> 00:10:48.060
  • we're watching.
  • 00:10:48.060 --> 00:10:48.280
  • Watch this.
  • 00:10:48.280 --> 00:10:51.020
  • He said, Joshua set
  • 00:10:51.020 --> 00:10:52.210
  • the 12 stones that had been in
  • 00:10:52.210 --> 00:10:53.250
  • the middle of the Jordan
  • 00:10:53.250 --> 00:10:54.250
  • at the spot where the priests
  • 00:10:54.250 --> 00:10:56.130
  • who had carried the Ark
  • 00:10:56.130 --> 00:10:57.050
  • of the Covenant had stood.
  • 00:10:57.050 --> 00:10:59.030
  • Wow.
  • 00:10:59.030 --> 00:11:00.030
  • It said that the priests
  • 00:11:00.030 --> 00:11:01.230
  • stood there.
  • 00:11:01.230 --> 00:11:03.010
  • Look at verse ten.
  • 00:11:03.010 --> 00:11:04.080
  • What kind of faith
  • 00:11:04.080 --> 00:11:04.280
  • does this take?
  • 00:11:04.280 --> 00:11:05.170
  • Now, the priests who carried
  • 00:11:05.170 --> 00:11:06.180
  • the ark remained standing.
  • 00:11:06.180 --> 00:11:08.120
  • Boy, I like that phrase,
  • 00:11:08.230 --> 00:11:11.230
  • 'cause that describes what some
  • 00:11:11.230 --> 00:11:13.040
  • of us had to do this year.
  • 00:11:13.040 --> 00:11:16.040
  • Just remain standing.
  • 00:11:18.210 --> 00:11:21.210
  • Now, look at the person
  • 00:11:21.210 --> 00:11:22.140
  • next to you
  • 00:11:22.140 --> 00:11:23.060
  • and be honest with 'em.
  • 00:11:23.060 --> 00:11:23.250
  • Say, "I didn't get everything
  • 00:11:23.250 --> 00:11:24.240
  • right this year,
  • 00:11:24.240 --> 00:11:27.130
  • but I remained standing."
  • 00:11:27.130 --> 00:11:29.290
  • Come on.
  • 00:11:29.290 --> 00:11:30.200
  • Tell 'em real plain; say,
  • 00:11:30.200 --> 00:11:31.140
  • "I'm still standing."
  • 00:11:31.140 --> 00:11:33.250
  • And if I don't have
  • 00:11:33.250 --> 00:11:34.180
  • any other reason to be thankful,
  • 00:11:34.180 --> 00:11:36.180
  • the fact that I'm still standing
  • 00:11:36.180 --> 00:11:38.110
  • in the depths of all the danger
  • 00:11:38.110 --> 00:11:40.160
  • that I faced,
  • 00:11:40.160 --> 00:11:42.050
  • I'm still standing.
  • 00:11:42.050 --> 00:11:44.070
  • That's why I came to church
  • 00:11:44.070 --> 00:11:45.270
  • and not to the club,
  • 00:11:45.270 --> 00:11:47.020
  • 'cause I wanted to thank
  • 00:11:47.020 --> 00:11:48.120
  • the One who gave me something --
  • 00:11:50.110 --> 00:11:53.110
  • I'm still standing.
  • 00:11:54.160 --> 00:11:57.160
  • I'm standing
  • 00:11:57.160 --> 00:11:58.290
  • and I'm still carrying
  • 00:11:58.290 --> 00:12:00.220
  • what God put on my shoulders.
  • 00:12:00.220 --> 00:12:03.010
  • I didn't drop the ark.
  • 00:12:03.010 --> 00:12:06.000
  • I didn't neglect God.
  • 00:12:06.000 --> 00:12:07.150
  • I didn't forsake Him this year.
  • 00:12:08.080 --> 00:12:11.080
  • I've got it on my shoulders
  • 00:12:11.080 --> 00:12:12.180
  • and I'm still standing,
  • 00:12:12.180 --> 00:12:15.150
  • carrying the ark.
  • 00:12:15.150 --> 00:12:17.250
  • The ark;
  • 00:12:17.250 --> 00:12:18.220
  • man, I studied about the ark
  • 00:12:18.220 --> 00:12:19.220
  • so I could preach this right.
  • 00:12:19.220 --> 00:12:21.120
  • Let's see if I can get
  • 00:12:21.120 --> 00:12:22.130
  • a detail that'll help us.
  • 00:12:22.130 --> 00:12:24.200
  • What were they carrying?
  • 00:12:24.200 --> 00:12:25.220
  • The ark.
  • 00:12:25.220 --> 00:12:26.260
  • It was made of acacia wood.
  • 00:12:29.210 --> 00:12:32.210
  • I don't know if I can --
  • 00:12:32.210 --> 00:12:35.020
  • It was 27 inches wide,
  • 00:12:36.220 --> 00:12:39.220
  • 27 inches high,
  • 00:12:39.220 --> 00:12:42.040
  • 45 inches long.
  • 00:12:42.080 --> 00:12:45.080
  • You know,
  • 00:12:45.080 --> 00:12:46.020
  • I could make something up,
  • 00:12:46.020 --> 00:12:47.010
  • but I don't know
  • 00:12:47.010 --> 00:12:47.250
  • the significance
  • 00:12:47.250 --> 00:12:48.190
  • of those dimensions.
  • 00:12:48.190 --> 00:12:49.120
  • I do know that God measures
  • 00:12:49.120 --> 00:12:50.080
  • everything and He makes things
  • 00:12:50.080 --> 00:12:51.230
  • to a certain dimension,
  • 00:12:51.230 --> 00:12:53.050
  • but I don't think
  • 00:12:53.050 --> 00:12:53.290
  • that's the point.
  • 00:12:53.290 --> 00:12:55.110
  • Let's see, what else, what else?
  • 00:12:55.110 --> 00:12:57.060
  • It was overlaid with gold.
  • 00:12:57.120 --> 00:13:00.140
  • So it's a picture
  • 00:13:00.140 --> 00:13:02.130
  • of the acacia wood,
  • 00:13:02.130 --> 00:13:03.270
  • which is humanity,
  • 00:13:03.270 --> 00:13:05.090
  • covered with gold,
  • 00:13:05.090 --> 00:13:07.000
  • which is divinity,
  • 00:13:07.000 --> 00:13:08.240
  • which symbolizes Jesus
  • 00:13:08.240 --> 00:13:10.210
  • who was wrapped in flesh
  • 00:13:10.210 --> 00:13:12.260
  • but covered in glory
  • 00:13:12.260 --> 00:13:14.110
  • and full of grace and truth.
  • 00:13:15.140 --> 00:13:18.140
  • But I don't think
  • 00:13:18.140 --> 00:13:19.060
  • that's the thing.
  • 00:13:19.060 --> 00:13:21.200
  • There was something else.
  • 00:13:21.200 --> 00:13:22.180
  • Okay.
  • 00:13:22.180 --> 00:13:23.060
  • Hold on.
  • 00:13:23.060 --> 00:13:24.280
  • Just give me a minute.
  • 00:13:24.280 --> 00:13:25.210
  • It's kind of late.
  • 00:13:25.210 --> 00:13:26.090
  • I don't usually stay up
  • 00:13:26.090 --> 00:13:26.290
  • this late.
  • 00:13:26.290 --> 00:13:27.270
  • It was [mumbling].
  • 00:13:28.080 --> 00:13:31.080
  • No, that's not it.
  • 00:13:31.080 --> 00:13:33.060
  • Oh, yeah.
  • 00:13:33.060 --> 00:13:36.060
  • On one end of that rectangle
  • 00:13:36.170 --> 00:13:39.170
  • or box that had
  • 00:13:39.170 --> 00:13:40.120
  • the law inside of it,
  • 00:13:40.120 --> 00:13:42.180
  • was a cherubim, like angel,
  • 00:13:42.180 --> 00:13:44.210
  • and on the other end
  • 00:13:45.070 --> 00:13:48.070
  • was a cherubim.
  • 00:13:48.070 --> 00:13:50.240
  • I think it says
  • 00:13:50.240 --> 00:13:51.150
  • it in Exodus 25:22,
  • 00:13:52.130 --> 00:13:55.130
  • when God was telling Moses
  • 00:13:55.130 --> 00:13:57.200
  • how to build it, in Exodus,
  • 00:13:58.220 --> 00:14:01.240
  • it said that there would be
  • 00:14:01.240 --> 00:14:03.230
  • a cherubim on one side,
  • 00:14:03.230 --> 00:14:06.150
  • cherubim on the other,
  • 00:14:06.150 --> 00:14:07.140
  • and God said, "There."
  • 00:14:07.140 --> 00:14:08.120
  • Everybody shout, "There".
  • 00:14:08.120 --> 00:14:10.060
  • Above the cover,
  • 00:14:10.060 --> 00:14:12.080
  • between the two cherubim
  • 00:14:13.090 --> 00:14:16.090
  • that are over the ark.
  • 00:14:17.040 --> 00:14:20.040
  • There, above the cover,
  • 00:14:21.070 --> 00:14:24.070
  • between the two cherubim.
  • 00:14:24.070 --> 00:14:27.050
  • "There, I will meet with you."
  • 00:14:31.190 --> 00:14:34.190
  • Touch somebody and say,
  • 00:14:34.190 --> 00:14:36.010
  • "God met me in the middle".
  • 00:14:37.020 --> 00:14:40.020
  • That's what I need you to know,
  • 00:14:40.020 --> 00:14:42.120
  • is that God didn't wait for me
  • 00:14:42.120 --> 00:14:43.260
  • to come out of my dysfunction
  • 00:14:43.260 --> 00:14:46.090
  • to bless me and to touch me
  • 00:14:46.090 --> 00:14:48.190
  • and to love me.
  • 00:14:48.190 --> 00:14:50.200
  • God met me in the middle.
  • 00:14:50.200 --> 00:14:52.180
  • I'm trying to say that
  • 00:14:52.180 --> 00:14:54.000
  • you can't wait until
  • 00:14:54.000 --> 00:14:55.110
  • you get everything
  • 00:14:55.110 --> 00:14:56.050
  • you want to worship and glorify
  • 00:14:56.050 --> 00:14:58.020
  • God who called you.
  • 00:14:58.020 --> 00:14:59.240
  • He wants to meet you
  • 00:14:59.240 --> 00:15:00.200
  • in the middle, in the middle,
  • 00:15:00.260 --> 00:15:03.260
  • in the middle.
  • 00:15:03.260 --> 00:15:05.160
  • Now, let me do a check.
  • 00:15:05.160 --> 00:15:07.060
  • Is there anybody
  • 00:15:07.060 --> 00:15:07.280
  • whoever experienced a miracle
  • 00:15:07.280 --> 00:15:09.110
  • in the middle?
  • 00:15:10.150 --> 00:15:13.150
  • I'm going to come to this side,
  • 00:15:13.150 --> 00:15:14.180
  • 'cause I feel it over here.
  • 00:15:14.180 --> 00:15:15.200
  • Is there anybody whoever had God
  • 00:15:15.200 --> 00:15:18.050
  • do a miracle in the middle?
  • 00:15:21.210 --> 00:15:24.210
  • See, 'cause my life
  • 00:15:24.210 --> 00:15:25.170
  • is a testimony.
  • 00:15:25.170 --> 00:15:26.240
  • It's not just about the start,
  • 00:15:26.240 --> 00:15:28.170
  • it's not just about the finish,
  • 00:15:28.170 --> 00:15:30.080
  • the blessing is in between.
  • 00:15:31.200 --> 00:15:34.200
  • It's that I stood in the middle
  • 00:15:34.200 --> 00:15:36.050
  • of the Jordan
  • 00:15:36.050 --> 00:15:37.140
  • and what should have
  • 00:15:37.140 --> 00:15:38.130
  • swallowed me up
  • 00:15:38.130 --> 00:15:39.060
  • didn't sweep over me.
  • 00:15:39.060 --> 00:15:40.110
  • That's the miracle.
  • 00:15:40.110 --> 00:15:41.220
  • He met me in the middle.
  • 00:15:44.110 --> 00:15:47.110
  • I'm preaching it because if
  • 00:15:47.110 --> 00:15:48.230
  • you wait until you get there
  • 00:15:48.230 --> 00:15:50.130
  • to praise Him,
  • 00:15:50.130 --> 00:15:51.230
  • you'll never get there
  • 00:15:51.230 --> 00:15:52.280
  • because God will meet you
  • 00:15:52.280 --> 00:15:54.090
  • when you praise Him
  • 00:15:54.090 --> 00:15:55.190
  • in the middle.
  • 00:15:55.190 --> 00:15:56.280
  • Shout in the middle.
  • 00:15:56.280 --> 00:15:58.210
  • In the middle.
  • 00:15:58.210 --> 00:16:00.070
  • In the middle.
  • 00:16:00.110 --> 00:16:03.110
  • And I stood in the middle
  • 00:16:03.110 --> 00:16:04.150
  • of some stuff this year
  • 00:16:04.150 --> 00:16:06.120
  • and I stood in the middle
  • 00:16:06.120 --> 00:16:07.110
  • of dysfunction this year
  • 00:16:07.110 --> 00:16:09.070
  • and I stood in the middle
  • 00:16:09.070 --> 00:16:10.190
  • of some dark situations
  • 00:16:10.190 --> 00:16:11.150
  • this year, and I remained
  • 00:16:11.150 --> 00:16:13.040
  • standing in the middle.
  • 00:16:13.040 --> 00:16:15.220
  • So now I've got a faith
  • 00:16:15.220 --> 00:16:16.280
  • that looks forward.
  • 00:16:16.280 --> 00:16:18.290
  • I'm looking at the ark.
  • 00:16:18.290 --> 00:16:20.070
  • I've got a faith that
  • 00:16:20.070 --> 00:16:21.080
  • stands between and I need
  • 00:16:21.080 --> 00:16:22.200
  • a faith that carries out.
  • 00:16:22.200 --> 00:16:24.170
  • Touch somebody; say,
  • 00:16:24.170 --> 00:16:25.090
  • "Carry it out".
  • 00:16:25.090 --> 00:16:27.070
  • Carry it out.
  • 00:16:27.070 --> 00:16:28.020
  • Carry it out.
  • 00:16:28.020 --> 00:16:28.260
  • God told Joshua
  • 00:16:28.260 --> 00:16:30.110
  • something interesting.
  • 00:16:30.110 --> 00:16:32.100
  • It says in 4:1,
  • 00:16:32.100 --> 00:16:34.230
  • when the whole nation --
  • 00:16:34.230 --> 00:16:35.240
  • Y'all doing alright?
  • 00:16:35.240 --> 00:16:36.150
  • Y'all doing alright?
  • 00:16:36.150 --> 00:16:37.200
  • If you're doing alright, shout,
  • 00:16:37.200 --> 00:16:38.200
  • "Hello".
  • 00:16:38.200 --> 00:16:40.270
  • When the whole nation had
  • 00:16:40.270 --> 00:16:41.190
  • finished crossing the Jordan,
  • 00:16:41.190 --> 00:16:42.290
  • that's important,
  • 00:16:42.290 --> 00:16:43.190
  • when the whole nation
  • 00:16:43.190 --> 00:16:44.280
  • had finished crossing
  • 00:16:44.280 --> 00:16:46.010
  • the Jordan,
  • 00:16:46.010 --> 00:16:46.250
  • the Lord said to Joshua,
  • 00:16:46.250 --> 00:16:49.140
  • "Choose 12 men from among
  • 00:16:49.140 --> 00:16:51.140
  • the people, one from each tribe,
  • 00:16:52.090 --> 00:16:55.090
  • and tell them to take up
  • 00:16:56.070 --> 00:16:59.070
  • 12 stones from the" what?
  • 00:17:02.050 --> 00:17:05.050
  • From the middle.
  • 00:17:05.050 --> 00:17:07.040
  • Now, remember, geography.
  • 00:17:07.040 --> 00:17:09.060
  • Let's go to the map.
  • 00:17:09.060 --> 00:17:11.110
  • They made it through
  • 00:17:11.110 --> 00:17:13.220
  • and God told them to go back
  • 00:17:14.040 --> 00:17:17.040
  • to the -- Okay.
  • 00:17:17.260 --> 00:17:20.260
  • And I get frustrated when
  • 00:17:20.260 --> 00:17:22.120
  • I watch New Year's Eve services.
  • 00:17:22.120 --> 00:17:24.020
  • That's why I started having
  • 00:17:24.020 --> 00:17:24.250
  • my own about three years ago,
  • 00:17:25.120 --> 00:17:28.120
  • 'cause I watched preachers
  • 00:17:28.120 --> 00:17:29.120
  • and they tell their church,
  • 00:17:29.120 --> 00:17:31.000
  • you know, "You've been
  • 00:17:31.000 --> 00:17:31.230
  • through hell in 2015.
  • 00:17:31.230 --> 00:17:33.220
  • I want you to just wave goodbye,
  • 00:17:33.220 --> 00:17:36.080
  • wave goodbye to 2015."
  • 00:17:37.020 --> 00:17:40.020
  • And the whole service is about
  • 00:17:40.020 --> 00:17:41.190
  • how you made it through.
  • 00:17:41.190 --> 00:17:44.050
  • Yeah?
  • 00:17:44.050 --> 00:17:46.030
  • Made it through.
  • 00:17:46.030 --> 00:17:48.010
  • But I don't think it's
  • 00:17:48.010 --> 00:17:49.070
  • a triumphant testimony
  • 00:17:49.160 --> 00:17:52.160
  • just to say,
  • 00:17:52.160 --> 00:17:54.060
  • "I made it through".
  • 00:17:54.160 --> 00:17:57.160
  • I mean, so what?
  • 00:17:57.160 --> 00:17:58.240
  • The drug dealer made it through.
  • 00:17:59.060 --> 00:18:02.080
  • People with no faith,
  • 00:18:02.080 --> 00:18:03.130
  • atheists make it through.
  • 00:18:03.130 --> 00:18:06.070
  • Is that what we came
  • 00:18:06.070 --> 00:18:06.260
  • to church for?
  • 00:18:06.260 --> 00:18:07.170
  • "We made it through."
  • 00:18:07.170 --> 00:18:09.050
  • What are you going to do
  • 00:18:09.050 --> 00:18:09.280
  • next year?
  • 00:18:09.280 --> 00:18:10.180
  • "Make it through again."
  • 00:18:12.290 --> 00:18:15.290
  • I don't need to come to church
  • 00:18:15.290 --> 00:18:17.050
  • just to make it through.
  • 00:18:17.080 --> 00:18:20.080
  • So He said,
  • 00:18:20.080 --> 00:18:22.260
  • "Go back and get something
  • 00:18:22.260 --> 00:18:25.200
  • out of what you went through
  • 00:18:27.010 --> 00:18:30.010
  • that's going to prepare
  • 00:18:30.010 --> 00:18:31.000
  • your faith
  • 00:18:31.010 --> 00:18:34.010
  • for where you're going."
  • 00:18:34.010 --> 00:18:35.260
  • I'm not coming out of
  • 00:18:35.260 --> 00:18:37.030
  • 2015 empty-handed.
  • 00:18:37.030 --> 00:18:39.170
  • I'm coming out with something.
  • 00:18:39.170 --> 00:18:41.140
  • I'm coming out with wisdom.
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  • I'm coming out with perspective.
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  • I'm coming out with praise.
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  • I'm coming out with blessing.
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  • So -- I love the Bible
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  • "Dig down to the bottom
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  • of the river bed
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  • and pick up something
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  • that you could have died on,"
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  • because if God didn't do
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  • what He did, they would have
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  • been lying there
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  • on those same rocks.
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  • So God said, "I want you to
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  • take the experiences
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  • that could have taken you out
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  • this year but didn't
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  • and I want you to get
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  • 12 of 'em -- " One, two, three,
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  • four, five, six, seven, eight,
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  • nine, ten, eleven, twelve.
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  • I didn't count those
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  • before I preached.
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  • I'm glad that worked out.
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  • I just went for it.
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  • I felt like maybe God was in it.
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  • I need you to get 12, 'cause 12
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  • tribes of Israel, 'cause 12,
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  • it's 12.
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  • That's the number of government.
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  • That's the number of order.
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  • One, two, three, four, five,
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  • six, seven, eight, nine, ten,
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  • eleven, twelve.
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  • According to the tribes,
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  • get one man
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  • from each of the tribes
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  • and get 'em to get a stone.
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  • And I don't think God would mind
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  • if we modernized the text
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  • for New Year's Eve
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  • because we don't have
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  • 12 tribes of Israel necessarily,
  • 00:20:09.090 --> 00:20:11.050
  • but we've got January,
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  • February, March, April, May --
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  • Now see, every month this year
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  • taught me something.
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  • June taught me something.
  • 00:20:28.210 --> 00:20:30.080
  • July taught me something.
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  • August taught me something.
  • 00:20:32.010 --> 00:20:34.060
  • September taught me something.
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  • Touch somebody and say,
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  • "I'm coming out with something."
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  • I'm coming out with something.
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  • I learned something in October.
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  • I learned something in November.
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  • I learned something in December.
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  • So I'm going back to January
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  • and I'm going to remember
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  • how God blessed me,
  • 00:20:50.110 --> 00:20:52.080
  • how God gave me joy in January
  • 00:20:52.080 --> 00:20:53.270
  • and faith in February,
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  • and mercy in May.
  • 00:20:56.160 --> 00:20:58.270
  • And He worked on my attitude
  • 00:20:58.270 --> 00:21:00.270
  • in April and in March, He --
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  • I don't know anything else
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  • that starts with an M.
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  • But I'm not leaving this year
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  • without carrying
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  • something out of it.
  • 00:21:14.040 --> 00:21:17.040
  • So, and I love this part,
  • 00:21:17.090 --> 00:21:20.090
  • that what could have been
  • 00:21:20.090 --> 00:21:22.110
  • rock bottom
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  • became their stepping stone.
  • 00:21:29.040 --> 00:21:32.040
  • Please help me preach
  • 00:21:32.040 --> 00:21:32.270
  • this sermon.
  • 00:21:32.270 --> 00:21:34.150
  • Please help me preach
  • 00:21:34.150 --> 00:21:35.110
  • this sermon.
  • 00:21:35.110 --> 00:21:37.080
  • I could have drown
  • 00:21:37.080 --> 00:21:38.070
  • in the waters,
  • 00:21:38.070 --> 00:21:39.080
  • but God drove 'em back
  • 00:21:39.080 --> 00:21:40.260
  • and now I'm walking on
  • 00:21:41.090 --> 00:21:44.090
  • what was sent.
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  • I've got something
  • 00:21:51.020 --> 00:21:52.090
  • on my shoulder I'm carrying now.
  • 00:21:52.090 --> 00:21:53.270
  • And see, everything taught me
  • 00:21:53.270 --> 00:21:55.210
  • something this year.
  • 00:21:55.210 --> 00:21:57.030
  • That's how you leave 2015
  • 00:21:57.030 --> 00:21:59.120
  • with no regrets.
  • 00:22:03.010 --> 00:22:06.010
  • It's that the thing that
  • 00:22:06.160 --> 00:22:09.160
  • appeared to be rock bottom
  • 00:22:09.160 --> 00:22:11.150
  • actually becomes
  • 00:22:11.150 --> 00:22:12.240
  • a stepping stone.
  • 00:22:12.240 --> 00:22:13.280
  • So it's not that I would have
  • 00:22:13.280 --> 00:22:16.010
  • chosen it,
  • 00:22:16.010 --> 00:22:18.190
  • but since I can't change it,
  • 00:22:19.070 --> 00:22:22.070
  • Hey, we all have something
  • 00:22:27.030 --> 00:22:27.240
  • that we need to get over;
  • 00:22:27.240 --> 00:22:28.270
  • maybe it's a temptation,
  • 00:22:28.270 --> 00:22:30.060
  • an anxiety, a regret, a fear.
  • 00:22:31.180 --> 00:22:34.180
  • Whatever it is, I believe that
  • 00:22:34.180 --> 00:22:36.080
  • God has keys for your crossover.
  • 00:22:36.080 --> 00:22:38.230
  • I preached these messages
  • 00:22:38.230 --> 00:22:40.060
  • on crossing over,
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  • and I'm telling you,
  • 00:22:41.070 --> 00:22:41.240
  • something explosive happened.
  • 00:22:41.240 --> 00:22:43.210
  • I've never felt God
  • 00:22:43.210 --> 00:22:44.270
  • more strongly on a series
  • 00:22:44.270 --> 00:22:46.120
  • of messages than these
  • 00:22:46.120 --> 00:22:47.190
  • and I want to get this
  • 00:22:47.190 --> 00:22:48.110
  • into your hands today,
  • 00:22:48.110 --> 00:22:49.170
  • the entire set,
  • 00:22:49.170 --> 00:22:50.240
  • "Keys to Crossing Over".
  • 00:22:50.240 --> 00:22:52.100
  • And what's cool about it,
  • 00:22:52.100 --> 00:22:53.060
  • it's a five sermon set,
  • 00:22:53.060 --> 00:22:55.040
  • but it was never intended to be.
  • 00:22:55.040 --> 00:22:57.040
  • The message just kept unfolding
  • 00:22:57.040 --> 00:22:58.250
  • and week after week after week,
  • 00:22:58.250 --> 00:23:00.180
  • God was speaking.
  • 00:23:00.180 --> 00:23:01.210
  • And I want you to have
  • 00:23:01.210 --> 00:23:02.150
  • all five messages,
  • 00:23:02.150 --> 00:23:03.290
  • "Keys to Crossing Over",
  • 00:23:03.290 --> 00:23:06.000
  • on DVD today.
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  • You're going to discover
  • 00:23:07.030 --> 00:23:08.070
  • the limitless supply
  • 00:23:08.070 --> 00:23:09.140
  • God has for you.
  • 00:23:09.140 --> 00:23:10.270
  • You're going to find out how
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  • to go through seasons
  • 00:23:12.040 --> 00:23:13.000
  • of transition
  • 00:23:13.000 --> 00:23:14.000
  • with an abundance mindset,
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  • believing that God is enough,
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  • finding provision
  • 00:23:17.160 --> 00:23:18.140
  • in hidden places
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  • so that you can cross over
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  • into everything
  • 00:23:20.210 --> 00:23:21.220
  • that God has called you to do.
  • 00:23:21.220 --> 00:23:23.150
  • I'm excited about it.
  • 00:23:23.150 --> 00:23:24.200
  • I want you to get these keys
  • 00:23:24.200 --> 00:23:26.070
  • for your life.
  • 00:23:26.070 --> 00:23:27.040
  • I believe they'll make
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  • a difference,
  • 00:23:27.250 --> 00:23:28.160
  • an immediate difference,
  • 00:23:28.160 --> 00:23:29.110
  • and have a long-term impact.
  • 00:23:29.110 --> 00:23:31.040
  • It's my prayer that you're going
  • 00:23:31.040 --> 00:23:32.140
  • to be encouraged and empowered
  • 00:23:32.140 --> 00:23:33.200
  • as you listen to it.
  • 00:23:33.200 --> 00:23:34.240
  • And when you give,
  • 00:23:34.240 --> 00:23:35.220
  • you're helping us preach
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  • God's word around the world.
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  • You're investing
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  • in real ministry,
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  • making an impact and an imprint
  • 00:23:40.170 --> 00:23:42.210
  • for generations to come.
  • 00:23:42.210 --> 00:23:44.070
  • Your giving and prayers
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  • do make a difference,
  • 00:23:45.110 --> 00:23:46.130
  • and I'm very thankful.
  • 00:23:46.130 --> 00:23:47.290
  • So don't wait.
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  • Don't put it off.
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  • Why would you stay
  • 00:23:49.160 --> 00:23:50.060
  • on this side any longer?
  • 00:23:50.060 --> 00:23:52.100
  • I'm telling you, this thing
  • 00:23:52.100 --> 00:23:53.030
  • is going to fire you up
  • 00:23:53.030 --> 00:23:54.040
  • and help you get grounded.
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  • Pick up the phone.
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  • Call the number on the screen
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  • and request
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  • "Keys to Crossing Over" today.
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  • It's yours for a gift
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  • of any amount to the ministry.
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  • God bless you and thank you
  • 00:24:02.280 --> 00:24:04.250
  • for joining us today.
  • 00:24:04.250 --> 00:24:05.270
  • Here's some more details
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  • - We're moving, we're moving
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  • from death to life.
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  • We're moving
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  • from darkness to light.
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  • We're moving from defeat
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  • to victory tonight.
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  • Somebody's crossing over
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  • from shame to grace tonight.
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  • Somebody's moving
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  • from fear to faith tonight.
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  • Jump up on your feet.
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  • Somebody's moving
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  • - ANNOUNCER: Now is
  • 00:24:39.210 --> 00:24:40.050
  • your time to move.
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  • To cross over from
  • 00:24:41.050 --> 00:24:42.000
  • your fear, your shame,
  • 00:24:42.000 --> 00:24:43.070
  • and your sorrow into the grace
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  • and victory God has
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  • waiting for you.
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  • For your gift of any amount,
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  • we will send you
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  • Keys to Crossing Over on DVD.
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  • This five message series
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  • will show you what faith
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  • looks like in transition,
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  • and how to cross over
  • 00:24:55.200 --> 00:24:56.200
  • into the greater things
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  • God has for you.
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  • And to get the full experience,
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  • ask for the
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  • The collection includes
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  • the DVD series,
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  • Pastor Steven's brand new book
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  • "Unqualified,"
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  • commemorative team necklace,
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  • or text the word crossover
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  • - Nothing can stand
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  • against us
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  • Our praise will break
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  • the darkness
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  • And we declare,
  • 00:25:34.070 --> 00:25:37.070
  • Your kingdom's here
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  • Because our God is for us
  • 00:25:41.130 --> 00:25:44.130
  • We're living in the promise
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  • We declare,
  • 00:25:48.290 --> 00:25:51.290
  • Your kingdom's here
  • 00:25:52.140 --> 00:25:55.140
  • 00:26:08.150 --> 00:26:11.150
  • Shadows fade
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  • as you now arise
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  • Hope is here with no end
  • 00:26:15.040 --> 00:26:16.280
  • in sight
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  • You're the light,
  • 00:26:18.240 --> 00:26:20.090
  • let it shine now
  • 00:26:20.090 --> 00:26:22.180
  • Let it shine now
  • 00:26:23.010 --> 00:26:26.010
  • You're the light,
  • 00:26:26.010 --> 00:26:27.200
  • let it shine now,
  • 00:26:27.200 --> 00:26:29.290
  • Let it shine now
  • 00:26:30.020 --> 00:26:33.020
  • Nothing can stand against us
  • 00:26:33.090 --> 00:26:36.090
  • Our praise will break
  • 00:26:36.090 --> 00:26:38.060
  • the darkness
  • 00:26:38.060 --> 00:26:40.100
  • And we declare,
  • 00:26:41.060 --> 00:26:44.060
  • Your kingdom's here
  • 00:26:44.170 --> 00:26:47.170
  • Because our God is for us
  • 00:26:48.080 --> 00:26:51.080
  • We're living in the promise
  • 00:26:52.080 --> 00:26:55.080
  • We declare,
  • 00:26:55.290 --> 00:26:58.290
  • - Come on.
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  • If you've got a cell phone
  • 00:27:20.070 --> 00:27:21.000
  • in this place, take it out
  • 00:27:21.000 --> 00:27:22.140
  • and just get that light shining.
  • 00:27:22.140 --> 00:27:25.030
  • Come on.
  • 00:27:25.030 --> 00:27:25.210
  • Let's fill this room with light.
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