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A Chip Off the Old Block

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January 3, 2021
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Messages of hope and redemption from Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, with Louie Giglio.

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A Chip Off the Old Block

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  • - Most of you know that maybe
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  • - Most of you know that maybemy favorite place
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  • my favorite placeon Planet Earth is Mount Rainier
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  • on Planet Earth is Mount Rainierin the state of Washington.
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  • in the state of Washington.Some of you have been there.
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  • Some of you have been there.Some of you have heard me talk
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  • Some of you have heard me talkabout it, and so they sent me
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  • about it, and so they sent meand Shelly a set of glasses,
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  • and Shelly a set of glasses,and when I opened the glasses,
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  • and when I opened the glasses,I was like, cool,
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  • I was like, cool,nobody's ever sent me
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  • nobody's ever sent meglasses before.
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  • glasses before.That's pretty awesome,
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  • That's pretty awesome,but then I realized I was
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  • but then I realized I wasunwrapping them, and they
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  • unwrapping them, and theywere wrapped in paper that
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  • were wrapped in paper thatwas a topographical map
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  • was a topographical mapof Mount Rainier, so the tissue
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  • of Mount Rainier, so the tissuethat was around these things
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  • that was around these thingsI was like, oh,
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  • I was like, oh,that's pretty cool,
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  • that's pretty cool,and then I realized that
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  • and then I realized thatMount Rainier is in the
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  • Mount Rainier is in thebottom of the glass.
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  • bottom of the glass.You're like, oh, that's cool.
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  • You're like, oh, that's cool.No, that's real cool.
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  • No, that's real cool.That's real, real cool
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  • That's real, real coolif you're me.
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  • if you're me.That's a banner day if
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  • That's a banner day ifyou're me.
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  • you're me.So, what that means is
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  • So, what that means isthat on any given afternoon,
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  • that on any given afternoon,especially with weather
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  • especially with weatherlike we've had these
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  • like we've had theselast few days I can sit
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  • last few days I can sitout on my porch,
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  • out on my porch,and I can make
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  • and I can makea refreshing beverage.
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  • a refreshing beverage.In this case, it's going
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  • In this case, it's goingto be cran-apple, and we were
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  • to be cran-apple, and we wereliving large over the weekend,
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  • living large over the weekend,so we did cran-apple
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  • so we did cran-applewith a little hit of Perrier.
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  • with a little hit of Perrier.Now, Mount Rainier is glistening
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  • Now, Mount Rainier is glisteningin my glass.
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  • in my glass.So of course, as soon as I got
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  • So of course, as soon as I gotthe glass being me,
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  • the glass being me,I went online to the website
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  • I went online to the websiteto say who makes these glasses,
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  • to say who makes these glasses,and it turns out these people
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  • and it turns out these peopleare pretty into it,
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  • are pretty into it,these artisans.
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  • these artisans.Each of these is hand crafted.
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  • Each of these is hand crafted.It takes several days
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  • It takes several daysto make them.
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  • to make them.In fact, I read this
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  • In fact, I read thison the website.
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  • on the website.It says making hand blown glass
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  • It says making hand blown glasstakes years of experience
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  • takes years of experienceand a totally custom process.
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  • and a totally custom process.It takes more than 15 steps
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  • It takes more than 15 stepsover the course of two days
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  • over the course of two daysjust to make one of our glasses.
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  • just to make one of our glasses.This process is repeated
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  • This process is repeatedhundreds of times a day
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  • hundreds of times a dayby our team of artisans
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  • by our team of artisansfor our patented designs,
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  • for our patented designs,and then the best part
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  • and then the best partof the website is there was
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  • of the website is there wasa video of them actually
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  • a video of them actuallymaking the glasses,
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  • making the glasses,and I was like, oh,
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  • and I was like, oh,this is so great.
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  • this is so great.These are hand blown glasses,
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  • These are hand blown glasses,and these artisans
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  • and these artisanshave got these long pipes
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  • have got these long pipesand on the end of them
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  • and on the end of themis a glob of liquefied glass.
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  • is a glob of liquefied glass.Now, to get glass liquefied,
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  • Now, to get glass liquefied,it has to be between
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  • it has to be between2.300 and 2.800 degrees.
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  • 2.300 and 2.800 degrees.So, they're sticking this blob
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  • So, they're sticking this blobon the end of this tube
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  • on the end of this tubein a furnace coming
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  • in a furnace comingout glowing orange.
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  • out glowing orange.Now, they're shaping and blowing
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  • Now, they're shaping and blowingand finally when they get it
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  • and finally when they get itjust right,
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  • just right,they stamp it down onto
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  • they stamp it down ontothe Mount Rainier stamp.
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  • the Mount Rainier stamp.They bring it up.
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  • They bring it up.They cut the top of the glass.
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  • They cut the top of the glass.It goes into a process now
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  • It goes into a process nowwhere a lady with a blow torch
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  • where a lady with a blow torchis blowing around the edges
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  • is blowing around the edgesand smoothing them so that I can
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  • and smoothing them so that I canput this up to my lips,
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  • put this up to my lips,and man, this is beautiful
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  • and man, this is beautifuland amazing,
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  • and amazing,and I love sitting out
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  • and I love sitting outon the patio and enjoying
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  • on the patio and enjoyingthe craftsmanship
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  • the craftsmanshipbut to get there,
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  • but to get there,this glass had to go through
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  • this glass had to go throughthe fire so that you can see
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  • the fire so that you can seethe impression of the mountain,
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  • the impression of the mountain,and God is saying,
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  • and God is saying,hey, this is how it works
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  • hey, this is how it worksin life, and I think
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  • in life, and I thinkeverybody would understand
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  • everybody would understandthat I'm starting
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  • that I'm startingwith some raw materials here,
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  • with some raw materials here,and I want the world
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  • and I want the worldto be able to see Jesus in you.
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  • to be able to see Jesus in you.Therefore, there is 100% going
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  • Therefore, there is 100% goingto be trials in your life.
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  • to be trials in your life.There's 100% going
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  • There's 100% goingto be a process in your life,
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  • to be a process in your life,and it's not because
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  • and it's not becauseI'm against you.
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  • I'm against you.It's because I'm very much
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  • It's because I'm very muchfor you, and my desire is
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  • for you, and my desire isas you're waiting for that
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  • as you're waiting for thatappointed day, the best day
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  • appointed day, the best dayof your life that you can
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  • of your life that you canbecome a reflection of who I am
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  • become a reflection of who I amto the world
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  • to the worldbecause we are scattered,
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  • because we are scattered,we learn in 1 Peter,
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  • we learn in 1 Peter,and we are strangers we learned
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  • and we are strangers we learnedin 1 Peter meaning we're living
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  • in 1 Peter meaning we're livingnext door to people
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  • next door to peoplewho don't get it,
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  • who don't get it,and we're purposely being placed
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  • and we're purposely being placedby God in proximity with people
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  • by God in proximity with peoplewho do not have faith
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  • who do not have faithin Christ.
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  • in Christ.Why?
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  • Why?So that they can see in us
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  • So that they can see in uswhat God is forming and see
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  • what God is forming and seehow they too can view
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  • how they too can viewtheir lives in a relationship
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  • their lives in a relationshipwith Almighty God.
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  • with Almighty God.This is the possible outcome
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  • This is the possible outcomeof our lives, and it's what
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  • of our lives, and it's whatGod wants to do in you.
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  • God wants to do in you.It's what He wants to do in me.
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  • It's what He wants to do in me.And to say, well,
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  • And to say, well,I would like that,
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  • I would like that,but I definitely do not want
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  • but I definitely do not wantto be in a furnace in any point
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  • to be in a furnace in any pointin time is to contradict
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  • in time is to contradictthe very process
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  • the very processof everything precious
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  • of everything preciousthat we have in our lives,
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  • that we have in our lives,and the first thing
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  • and the first thingI want us to see today
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  • I want us to see todayis that we are built
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  • is that we are builton an indestructible rock,
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  • on an indestructible rock,and that's how we move
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  • and that's how we movethrough these days.
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  • through these days.It's not you and me trying
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  • It's not you and me tryingto find the strength
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  • to find the strengthto make it through the fiery
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  • to make it through the fierytrials, the testing,
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  • trials, the testing,and the difficulty,
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  • and the difficulty,but in the midst of it all,
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  • but in the midst of it all,we are built on or connected
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  • we are built on or connectedto an indestructible rock.
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  • to an indestructible rock.Verse 4 of Chapter 2,
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  • Verse 4 of Chapter 2,"As you come to Him
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  • "As you come to Himthe living stone,"
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  • the living stone,"now we know now we're talking
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  • now we know now we're talkingabout Jesus, "rejected by men
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  • about Jesus, "rejected by menbut chosen by God
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  • but chosen by Godand precious to Him,
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  • and precious to Him,you also like living
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  • you also like livingstones are being built
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  • stones are being builtinto a spiritual house
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  • into a spiritual houseto be a holy priesthood
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  • to be a holy priesthoodoffering spiritual sacrifices
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  • offering spiritual sacrificesacceptable to God through
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  • acceptable to God throughJesus Christ.
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  • Jesus Christ.For in Scripture it says,
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  • For in Scripture it says,"See, I lay a stone in Zion,
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  • "See, I lay a stone in Zion,a chosen
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  • a chosenand precious cornerstone,"
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  • and precious cornerstone,"and here's the payoff,
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  • and here's the payoff,"and the one who trusts in Him
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  • "and the one who trusts in Himwill never be put to shame."
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  • will never be put to shame."So, Peter is putting our feet
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  • So, Peter is putting our feetand our lives on an
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  • and our lives on anindestructible cornerstone.
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  • indestructible cornerstone.He's saying, yes, it's going
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  • He's saying, yes, it's goingto be difficult in the journey.
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  • to be difficult in the journey.There's going to be a lot
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  • There's going to be a lotof persecution for the believer.
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  • of persecution for the believer.There is going to be suffering
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  • There is going to be sufferingand trial in this life,
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  • and trial in this life,but you, remember.
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  • but you, remember.You are being built on
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  • You are being built onas a living stone
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  • as a living stoneon the living stone,
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  • on the living stone,the cornerstone.
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  • the cornerstone.Now, remember the audience.
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  • Now, remember the audience.Jewish believers primarily.
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  • Jewish believers primarily.So, they in their heritage
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  • So, they in their heritageactually built temples.
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  • actually built temples.Like not spiritual houses
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  • Like not spiritual housesof worship but literal
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  • of worship but literalhouses of worship.
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  • houses of worship.They knew about cornerstone
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  • They knew about cornerstoneand stone upon stone,
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  • and stone upon stone,and they knew about
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  • and they knew aboutthe architectural value
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  • the architectural valueof that anchor stone that
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  • of that anchor stone thatwould give a marker
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  • would give a markerand a direction and the weight
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  • and a direction and the weightand the gravitas,
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  • and the gravitas,if you will, for the entire
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  • if you will, for the entirebuilding and what he's saying
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  • building and what he's sayingis all along the way
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  • is all along the waythey were waiting
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  • they were waitingfor the cornerstone.
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  • for the cornerstone.Jesus appeared,
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  • Jesus appeared,and they said, no, no, no.
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  • and they said, no, no, no.He's not a good enough
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  • He's not a good enoughcornerstone for us.
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  • cornerstone for us.And the builders who had been
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  • And the builders who had beenwaiting to slot in the most
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  • waiting to slot in the mostvaluable part of the building
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  • valuable part of the buildingof God looked at Jesus
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  • of God looked at Jesusand said He's to gonna
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  • and said He's to gonnabe good enough,
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  • be good enough,but the one that they said
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  • but the one that they saidisn't good enough God said,
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  • isn't good enough God said,no, He's actually not just
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  • no, He's actually not justgonna be any stone.
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  • gonna be any stone.He's gonna be the capstone,
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  • He's gonna be the capstone,if you will; the cornerstone
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  • if you will; the cornerstoneof it all.
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  • of it all.That's the way it is going
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  • That's the way it is goingto be today.
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  • to be today.Jesus is either going to
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  • Jesus is either going tobe a cornerstone for you today
  • 00:08:32.060 --> 00:08:32.894
  • be a cornerstone for you todayor He's gonna be a stumbling
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  • or He's gonna be a stumblingblock for you today
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  • block for you todaybecause either this word
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  • because either this wordis worthless or this word
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  • is worthless or this wordis clarifying today
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  • is clarifying todayin saying everybody gets
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  • in saying everybody getsan option today.
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  • an option today.You can either have
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  • You can either havea cornerstone
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  • a cornerstoneor a stumbling block.
  • 00:08:48.777 --> 00:08:50.011
  • or a stumbling block.That's how the text goes
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  • That's how the text goeson to read if you look
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  • on to read if you lookin Verse 7.
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  • in Verse 7.It says, "Now, to you who
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  • It says, "Now, to you whobelieve this stone is precious,"
  • 00:08:57.218 --> 00:08:58.386
  • believe this stone is precious,"that's why we're singing
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  • that's why we're singingthese songs, by the way,
  • 00:08:59.888 --> 00:09:02.657
  • these songs, by the way,because the stone is precious,
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  • because the stone is precious,and the word precious
  • 00:09:03.558 --> 00:09:05.160
  • and the word precioushere doesn't mean cute.
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  • here doesn't mean cute.It means valuable,
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  • It means valuable,that it's dear,
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  • that it's dear,that it's worth a lot to us.
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  • that it's worth a lot to us.So, we believe so the stone
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  • So, we believe so the stoneis precious, but to those
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  • is precious, but to thosewho do not believe
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  • who do not believethe stone that the builders
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  • the stone that the buildersrejected has become the capstone
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  • rejected has become the capstoneand a stone that causes men
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  • and a stone that causes mento stumble and a rock
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  • to stumble and a rockthat makes them fall.
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  • that makes them fall.They stumble because they
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  • They stumble because theydisobeyed the message
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  • disobeyed the messagewhich is also what
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  • which is also whatthey were destined for.
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  • they were destined for.So, Jesus is the central story,
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  • So, Jesus is the central story,and I just wanna bring it back
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  • and I just wanna bring it backsince we have people
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  • since we have peoplearound the world
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  • around the worldon every continent
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  • on every continentand multiple nations today
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  • and multiple nations todaywith all kinds of backgrounds,
  • 00:09:53.808 --> 00:09:54.709
  • with all kinds of backgrounds,and we're all in church
  • 00:09:54.709 --> 00:09:56.144
  • and we're all in churchtogether right now,
  • 00:09:56.144 --> 00:09:58.346
  • together right now,tens of thousands of us.
  • 00:09:58.346 --> 00:10:00.115
  • tens of thousands of us.I just wanted to bring the story
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  • I just wanted to bring the storyback to Jesus.
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  • back to Jesus.It really at the end of the day
  • 00:10:04.185 --> 00:10:06.621
  • It really at the end of the dayonly really matters
  • 00:10:06.621 --> 00:10:09.057
  • only really matterswho do you think Jesus is.
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  • who do you think Jesus is.Who do you say that I am?
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  • Who do you say that I am?That's what He'd ask His
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  • That's what He'd ask Hisfollowers, and when he'd ask
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  • followers, and when he'd askHis followers that question,
  • 00:10:13.962 --> 00:10:14.796
  • His followers that question,they'd say,
  • 00:10:14.796 --> 00:10:15.964
  • they'd say,well, some people are saying
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  • well, some people are sayingthis about you and some people
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  • this about you and some peopleare saying that about you,
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  • are saying that about you,and Jesus said, no, no, no.
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  • and Jesus said, no, no, no.I'm asking you.
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  • I'm asking you.Who do you say that I am,
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  • Who do you say that I am,and what is Peter's answer?
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  • and what is Peter's answer?Peter says, "I say that you
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  • Peter says, "I say that youare the Christ,
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  • are the Christ,the Son of the Living God,"
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  • the Son of the Living God,"and Jesus says, man, amazing.
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  • and Jesus says, man, amazing.Great answer.
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  • Great answer.You hit the nail on the head.
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  • You hit the nail on the head.I know you didn't get this
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  • I know you didn't get thisby flesh and blood
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  • by flesh and bloodbut the Spirit of God revealed
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  • but the Spirit of God revealedthat to you,
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  • that to you,and then He follows up.
  • 00:10:42.057 --> 00:10:43.058
  • and then He follows up.Jesus says,
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  • Jesus says,"You're Peter, Petros."
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  • "You're Peter, Petros."That means little
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  • That means littlebroken off stone,
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  • broken off stone,"and on this rock, Petra,
  • 00:10:52.300 --> 00:10:53.835
  • "and on this rock, Petra,I'm gonna build my church,
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  • I'm gonna build my church,and the gates of hell will not
  • 00:10:56.104 --> 00:10:57.272
  • and the gates of hell will notprevail against it."
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  • prevail against it."So, see all the stories
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  • So, see all the storiescoming together.
  • 00:10:59.641 --> 00:11:01.710
  • coming together.Cephas was his name.
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  • Cephas was his name.Simon it was before that.
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  • Simon it was before that.Simon in Aramaic changed
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  • Simon in Aramaic changedinto Cephas and into Peter
  • 00:11:08.583 --> 00:11:09.884
  • into Cephas and into Peterin the Greek.
  • 00:11:09.884 --> 00:11:13.922
  • in the Greek.Now to Peter He's saying
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  • Now to Peter He's sayingyou're a sliver of the rock,
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  • you're a sliver of the rock,of the same rock,
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  • of the same rock,but I am the rock.
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  • but I am the rock.You're the Petras,
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  • You're the Petras,and I'm the Petra.
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  • and I'm the Petra.All this stuff matters
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  • All this stuff mattersso that when you read in English
  • 00:11:23.631 --> 00:11:24.766
  • so that when you read in Englishrock and rock,
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  • rock and rock,you just see the same word,
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  • you just see the same word,but when you read in Greek,
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  • but when you read in Greek,you go, oh, you're broken off
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  • you go, oh, you're broken offof the rock,
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  • of the rock,but I am the rock.
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  • but I am the rock.So, you're a part of the rock,
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  • So, you're a part of the rock,but I am the rock,
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  • but I am the rock,and on the rock,
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  • and on the rock,I'm gonna build my church.
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  • I'm gonna build my church.Not on you but on me,
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  • Not on you but on me,and the gates of hell are not
  • 00:11:40.115 --> 00:11:42.550
  • and the gates of hell are notgoing to prevail against it.
  • 00:11:42.550 --> 00:11:45.186
  • going to prevail against it.The cornerstone
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  • The cornerstoneis the sure foundation,
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  • is the sure foundation,and you're on Him
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  • and you're on Himand connected to Him.
  • 00:11:51.025 --> 00:11:52.427
  • and connected to Him.So, when Peter opens this letter
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  • So, when Peter opens this letterwith the word Peter,
  • 00:11:56.231 --> 00:11:57.465
  • with the word Peter,he's really in the way
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  • he's really in the waygiving us a preview
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  • giving us a previewto the entire message of 1 Peter
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  • to the entire message of 1 Peterwhich is there is a cornerstone
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  • which is there is a cornerstoneand a sure foundation.
  • 00:12:09.878 --> 00:12:11.880
  • and a sure foundation.When you woke up today did you
  • 00:12:11.880 --> 00:12:14.482
  • When you woke up today did youremember that you were connected
  • 00:12:14.482 --> 00:12:17.786
  • remember that you were connectedto and built on
  • 00:12:17.786 --> 00:12:20.622
  • to and built onan indestructible stone?
  • 00:12:20.622 --> 00:12:21.890
  • an indestructible stone?The second thing Peter wants
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  • The second thing Peter wantsyou to see is that stone
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  • you to see is that stoneis a living stone.
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  • is a living stone.Now, that phrase when it's used
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  • Now, that phrase when it's usedin the New Testament,
  • 00:12:29.430 --> 00:12:30.932
  • in the New Testament,it's an interesting use of words
  • 00:12:30.932 --> 00:12:31.900
  • it's an interesting use of wordsbecause obviously there's no
  • 00:12:31.900 --> 00:12:33.401
  • because obviously there's nosuch thing as a living stone.
  • 00:12:33.401 --> 00:12:35.036
  • such thing as a living stone.There is no living rock unless
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  • There is no living rock unlessyou're talking about Petra
  • 00:12:37.972 --> 00:12:40.008
  • you're talking about Petrareferring to Jesus.
  • 00:12:40.008 --> 00:12:41.776
  • referring to Jesus.And so, what is Peter wanting us
  • 00:12:41.776 --> 00:12:43.344
  • And so, what is Peter wanting usto take away from that today?
  • 00:12:43.344 --> 00:12:44.779
  • to take away from that today?We're not a part
  • 00:12:44.779 --> 00:12:45.980
  • We're not a partof dead religion.
  • 00:12:45.980 --> 00:12:48.583
  • of dead religion.We're a part of a living Savior.
  • 00:12:48.583 --> 00:12:49.818
  • We're a part of a living Savior.We're not a part of something
  • 00:12:49.818 --> 00:12:52.620
  • We're not a part of somethingcold and immovable
  • 00:12:52.620 --> 00:12:53.788
  • cold and immovableand something that can't see
  • 00:12:53.788 --> 00:12:55.056
  • and something that can't seeor feel or breathe
  • 00:12:55.056 --> 00:12:56.724
  • or feel or breathethat the culture
  • 00:12:56.724 --> 00:12:57.759
  • that the culturewas filled with those
  • 00:12:57.759 --> 00:12:59.694
  • was filled with thosekinds of stones.
  • 00:12:59.694 --> 00:13:01.229
  • kinds of stones.See, put yourself in the mindset
  • 00:13:01.229 --> 00:13:03.698
  • See, put yourself in the mindsetof a pagan city where a believer
  • 00:13:03.698 --> 00:13:05.300
  • of a pagan city where a believerhas been scattered,
  • 00:13:05.300 --> 00:13:06.367
  • has been scattered,where there would be other
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  • where there would be otherplaces of worship
  • 00:13:07.569 --> 00:13:09.137
  • places of worshipand many different viewpoints
  • 00:13:09.137 --> 00:13:10.438
  • and many different viewpointsas there were all through
  • 00:13:10.438 --> 00:13:11.906
  • as there were all throughthe history of humanity,
  • 00:13:11.906 --> 00:13:12.841
  • the history of humanity,and a lot of them
  • 00:13:12.841 --> 00:13:16.177
  • and a lot of themwere carved out of rock,
  • 00:13:16.177 --> 00:13:17.412
  • were carved out of rock,and no one ever said
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  • and no one ever saidabout them on that rock,
  • 00:13:19.113 --> 00:13:20.215
  • about them on that rock,that one that you carved
  • 00:13:20.215 --> 00:13:21.549
  • that one that you carvedinto that idol, I'm gonna
  • 00:13:21.549 --> 00:13:22.717
  • into that idol, I'm gonnabuild my church,
  • 00:13:22.717 --> 00:13:24.152
  • build my church,and the gates of hell
  • 00:13:24.152 --> 00:13:25.653
  • and the gates of hellwill not prevail against it.
  • 00:13:25.653 --> 00:13:27.155
  • will not prevail against it.On the contrary, God said
  • 00:13:27.155 --> 00:13:28.122
  • On the contrary, God saidyou've got an idol,
  • 00:13:28.122 --> 00:13:28.990
  • you've got an idol,and it has eyes,
  • 00:13:28.990 --> 00:13:30.091
  • and it has eyes,but it can't see.
  • 00:13:30.091 --> 00:13:31.593
  • but it can't see.It has ears, but it can't hear.
  • 00:13:31.593 --> 00:13:32.594
  • It has ears, but it can't hear.It has a mouth,
  • 00:13:32.594 --> 00:13:33.595
  • It has a mouth,but it can't speak.
  • 00:13:33.595 --> 00:13:34.662
  • but it can't speak.It has hands, but they can't
  • 00:13:34.662 --> 00:13:37.465
  • It has hands, but they can'treach out and touch you.
  • 00:13:37.465 --> 00:13:39.167
  • reach out and touch you.What is he saying?
  • 00:13:39.167 --> 00:13:41.736
  • What is he saying?He's saying look for something
  • 00:13:41.736 --> 00:13:44.138
  • He's saying look for somethingto worship that is alive.
  • 00:13:44.138 --> 00:13:46.307
  • to worship that is alive.Something that can see you
  • 00:13:46.307 --> 00:13:48.910
  • Something that can see youand hear you and speak to you
  • 00:13:48.910 --> 00:13:50.545
  • and hear you and speak to youand breathe life into you
  • 00:13:50.545 --> 00:13:52.947
  • and breathe life into youand reach out and touch
  • 00:13:52.947 --> 00:13:55.750
  • and reach out and touchyour story with hands
  • 00:13:55.750 --> 00:13:57.986
  • your story with handsthat can transform and change,
  • 00:13:57.986 --> 00:13:59.220
  • that can transform and change,and this stone,
  • 00:13:59.220 --> 00:14:00.288
  • and this stone,this cornerstone,
  • 00:14:00.288 --> 00:14:01.756
  • this cornerstone,oh, don't get some idea
  • 00:14:01.756 --> 00:14:03.925
  • oh, don't get some ideathat it's just a cold rock
  • 00:14:03.925 --> 00:14:05.760
  • that it's just a cold rockat the edge of the wall.
  • 00:14:05.760 --> 00:14:08.229
  • at the edge of the wall.No, this rock is a living rock.
  • 00:14:08.229 --> 00:14:10.431
  • No, this rock is a living rock.Jesus Himself risen
  • 00:14:10.431 --> 00:14:11.599
  • Jesus Himself risenfrom the dead
  • 00:14:11.599 --> 00:14:13.101
  • from the deadis the cornerstone.
  • 00:14:13.101 --> 00:14:13.935
  • is the cornerstone.You say, well, why does
  • 00:14:13.935 --> 00:14:15.403
  • You say, well, why doesall that really matter?
  • 00:14:15.403 --> 00:14:16.971
  • all that really matter?Well, Ezekiel was telling us
  • 00:14:16.971 --> 00:14:19.007
  • Well, Ezekiel was telling usin Chapter 36 that God was gonna
  • 00:14:19.007 --> 00:14:20.742
  • in Chapter 36 that God was gonnatake out a heart of stone
  • 00:14:20.742 --> 00:14:22.343
  • take out a heart of stoneand do what?
  • 00:14:22.343 --> 00:14:24.612
  • and do what?Put in a heart of flesh,
  • 00:14:24.612 --> 00:14:26.381
  • Put in a heart of flesh,that our story wasn't just
  • 00:14:26.381 --> 00:14:28.283
  • that our story wasn't justabout a list of beliefs.
  • 00:14:28.283 --> 00:14:30.485
  • about a list of beliefs.It was about a transformation
  • 00:14:30.485 --> 00:14:34.622
  • It was about a transformationwhereby we come to life.
  • 00:14:34.622 --> 00:14:35.556
  • whereby we come to life.You fast forward over
  • 00:14:35.556 --> 00:14:37.625
  • You fast forward overto Chapter 2 after that core
  • 00:14:37.625 --> 00:14:39.460
  • to Chapter 2 after that coretext that we read.
  • 00:14:39.460 --> 00:14:40.395
  • text that we read.He says, "Dear friends,"
  • 00:14:40.395 --> 00:14:42.597
  • He says, "Dear friends,"Verse 11, "I urge you as aliens
  • 00:14:42.597 --> 00:14:45.800
  • Verse 11, "I urge you as aliensand strangers in the world
  • 00:14:45.800 --> 00:14:48.102
  • and strangers in the worldto abstain from sinful desires
  • 00:14:48.102 --> 00:14:49.337
  • to abstain from sinful desireswhich wage war
  • 00:14:49.337 --> 00:14:51.406
  • which wage waragainst your soul.
  • 00:14:51.406 --> 00:14:54.075
  • against your soul.Live such good lives among
  • 00:14:54.075 --> 00:14:57.478
  • Live such good lives amongthe pagans that though
  • 00:14:57.478 --> 00:15:00.515
  • the pagans that thoughthey accuse you of doing wrong,
  • 00:15:00.515 --> 00:15:04.252
  • they accuse you of doing wrong,they may see your good deeds
  • 00:15:04.252 --> 00:15:07.155
  • they may see your good deedsand glorify God on the day
  • 00:15:07.155 --> 00:15:11.025
  • and glorify God on the daythat He visits us."
  • 00:15:11.025 --> 00:15:12.760
  • that He visits us."What He's wanting us to see
  • 00:15:12.760 --> 00:15:14.062
  • What He's wanting us to seeis that we've been brought
  • 00:15:14.062 --> 00:15:15.997
  • is that we've been broughtto life or born again
  • 00:15:15.997 --> 00:15:18.566
  • to life or born againthrough Jesus, and we too
  • 00:15:18.566 --> 00:15:21.803
  • through Jesus, and we toonow are living stones.
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  • now are living stones.We're not the living stone,
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  • We're not the living stone,but you're a living stone.
  • 00:15:27.608 --> 00:15:28.476
  • but you're a living stone.Now, if your name
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  • Now, if your nameis Livingstone today,
  • 00:15:29.377 --> 00:15:30.378
  • is Livingstone today,you're like, yes,
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  • you're like, yes,it's a word from God.
  • 00:15:31.412 --> 00:15:32.747
  • it's a word from God.This is so amazing.
  • 00:15:32.747 --> 00:15:34.115
  • This is so amazing.We are living stones.
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  • We are living stones.It says that right on the wall
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  • It says that right on the wallby our front door.
  • 00:15:37.819 --> 00:15:41.622
  • by our front door.We are all living stones.
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  • We are all living stones.We all have been brought
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  • We all have been broughtto life, and I know we talk
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  • to life, and I know we talkabout this all the time.
  • 00:15:46.060 --> 00:15:47.295
  • about this all the time.It's not new at Passion
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  • It's not new at PassionCity Church.
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  • City Church.We go from death to life
  • 00:15:50.598 --> 00:15:51.899
  • We go from death to lifeby the power of Spirit
  • 00:15:51.899 --> 00:15:53.468
  • by the power of Spiritwhen we put our faith in Jesus,
  • 00:15:53.468 --> 00:15:54.435
  • when we put our faith in Jesus,but I want you to see
  • 00:15:54.435 --> 00:15:57.238
  • but I want you to seethat in this text in three ways.
  • 00:15:57.238 --> 00:15:59.607
  • that in this text in three ways.Number one: You've been bought
  • 00:15:59.607 --> 00:16:01.409
  • Number one: You've been boughtthese are all B words.
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  • these are all B words.You've been bought
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  • You've been boughtso that when God says
  • 00:16:06.714 --> 00:16:08.216
  • so that when God saysyou're a chosen people,
  • 00:16:08.216 --> 00:16:09.684
  • you're a chosen people,a royal priesthood,
  • 00:16:09.684 --> 00:16:10.952
  • a royal priesthood,a holy nation of people
  • 00:16:10.952 --> 00:16:13.087
  • a holy nation of peoplebelonging to God,
  • 00:16:13.087 --> 00:16:14.922
  • belonging to God,you're not belonging to God
  • 00:16:14.922 --> 00:16:16.257
  • you're not belonging to Godjust because God decided
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  • just because God decidedat some point, oh,
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  • at some point, oh,I'm gonna decide
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  • I'm gonna decidethat these are mine.
  • 00:16:20.328 --> 00:16:22.397
  • that these are mine.We are belonging to God
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  • We are belonging to Godbecause He has ownership
  • 00:16:23.898 --> 00:16:25.566
  • because He has ownershipover us at creation,
  • 00:16:25.566 --> 00:16:28.703
  • over us at creation,but He has purchase rights
  • 00:16:28.703 --> 00:16:32.273
  • but He has purchase rightsto us because of salvation.
  • 00:16:32.273 --> 00:16:36.477
  • to us because of salvation.He paid to get us out.
  • 00:16:36.477 --> 00:16:39.714
  • He paid to get us out.He paid to get us free.
  • 00:16:39.714 --> 00:16:43.351
  • He paid to get us free.Therefore, we are bought.
  • 00:16:43.351 --> 00:16:45.853
  • Therefore, we are bought.That's how we were born again
  • 00:16:45.853 --> 00:16:47.889
  • That's how we were born againto become living stones.
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  • to become living stones.He says that if you look up
  • 00:16:50.725 --> 00:16:52.393
  • He says that if you look upin Verse 17 of Chapter 1,
  • 00:16:52.393 --> 00:16:56.497
  • in Verse 17 of Chapter 1,"on a father who judges
  • 00:16:56.497 --> 00:16:59.033
  • "on a father who judgeseach man's work impartially
  • 00:16:59.033 --> 00:16:59.967
  • each man's work impartiallylive your lives
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  • live your livesas strangers here,"
  • 00:17:01.369 --> 00:17:02.570
  • as strangers here,"see, we're getting that theme
  • 00:17:02.570 --> 00:17:04.739
  • see, we're getting that themeall the way through,
  • 00:17:04.739 --> 00:17:07.775
  • all the way through,"in reverent fear.
  • 00:17:07.775 --> 00:17:09.177
  • "in reverent fear.For you know," Verse 18,
  • 00:17:09.177 --> 00:17:11.212
  • For you know," Verse 18,"that it was not with perishable
  • 00:17:11.212 --> 00:17:14.182
  • "that it was not with perishablethings such as silver or gold
  • 00:17:14.182 --> 00:17:15.650
  • things such as silver or goldthat you were redeemed
  • 00:17:15.650 --> 00:17:16.951
  • that you were redeemedfrom the empty way of life
  • 00:17:16.951 --> 00:17:17.985
  • from the empty way of lifehanded down to you
  • 00:17:17.985 --> 00:17:19.854
  • handed down to youfrom your forefathers
  • 00:17:19.854 --> 00:17:23.157
  • from your forefathersbut with the precious blood
  • 00:17:23.157 --> 00:17:25.626
  • but with the precious bloodof Christ, a lamb
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  • of Christ, a lambwithout blemish or defect,
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  • without blemish or defect,chosen before the creation
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  • chosen before the creationof the world but revealed
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  • of the world but revealedin these last times
  • 00:17:37.071 --> 00:17:38.005
  • in these last timesfor your sake.
  • 00:17:38.005 --> 00:17:41.476
  • for your sake.Through Him, you believe in God
  • 00:17:41.476 --> 00:17:43.744
  • Through Him, you believe in Godwho raised Him from the dead
  • 00:17:43.744 --> 00:17:45.813
  • who raised Him from the deadand glorified Him,
  • 00:17:45.813 --> 00:17:48.282
  • and glorified Him,and so your faith and hope
  • 00:17:48.282 --> 00:17:50.618
  • and so your faith and hopeare in God."
  • 00:17:50.618 --> 00:17:52.253
  • are in God."In 1 Corinthians 6:20,
  • 00:17:52.253 --> 00:17:53.554
  • In 1 Corinthians 6:20,Paul says it a different way.
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  • Paul says it a different way.He says, "You're bought
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  • He says, "You're boughtwith a price.
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  • with a price.Therefore, honor God
  • 00:18:00.027 --> 00:18:01.529
  • Therefore, honor Godin your body."
  • 00:18:01.529 --> 00:18:03.631
  • in your body."So, Peter is trying to change
  • 00:18:03.631 --> 00:18:06.467
  • So, Peter is trying to changeour mindset when he's telling us
  • 00:18:06.467 --> 00:18:07.468
  • our mindset when he's telling usthat we're bought,
  • 00:18:07.468 --> 00:18:08.269
  • that we're bought,but the second thing he's
  • 00:18:08.269 --> 00:18:09.303
  • but the second thing he'stelling us about
  • 00:18:09.303 --> 00:18:10.738
  • telling us aboutbeing living stones,
  • 00:18:10.738 --> 00:18:12.673
  • being living stones,being born again is that we can
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  • being born again is that we canbreak free from the past.
  • 00:18:15.543 --> 00:18:17.145
  • break free from the past.Now, I'm just asking today
  • 00:18:17.145 --> 00:18:18.746
  • Now, I'm just asking todaydoes anybody in the gathering
  • 00:18:18.746 --> 00:18:20.915
  • does anybody in the gatheringtoday have a story
  • 00:18:20.915 --> 00:18:23.050
  • today have a storyin your family heritage
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  • in your family heritagethat you wanna be free from?
  • 00:18:25.219 --> 00:18:26.187
  • that you wanna be free from?Does anybody got something
  • 00:18:26.187 --> 00:18:27.688
  • Does anybody got somethingthat was in grandma or granddad
  • 00:18:27.688 --> 00:18:28.623
  • that was in grandma or granddador great granddad
  • 00:18:28.623 --> 00:18:31.092
  • or great granddador great grandma or mom or dad
  • 00:18:31.092 --> 00:18:32.994
  • or great grandma or mom or dadand somehow you're noticing.
  • 00:18:32.994 --> 00:18:33.961
  • and somehow you're noticing.You know, we all have that
  • 00:18:33.961 --> 00:18:35.496
  • You know, we all have that20-something moment where
  • 00:18:35.496 --> 00:18:36.864
  • 20-something moment wherewe realize one day
  • 00:18:36.864 --> 00:18:37.999
  • we realize one daythat we are our parent.
  • 00:18:37.999 --> 00:18:39.066
  • that we are our parent.It's one of the freakiest
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  • It's one of the freakiestdays in all of life.
  • 00:18:40.801 --> 00:18:41.536
  • days in all of life.We're like I'll never be
  • 00:18:41.536 --> 00:18:42.270
  • We're like I'll never belike that.
  • 00:18:42.270 --> 00:18:43.271
  • like that.I'll never be like that.
  • 00:18:43.271 --> 00:18:44.071
  • I'll never be like that.I don't know why they're
  • 00:18:44.071 --> 00:18:44.805
  • I don't know why they'relike that.
  • 00:18:44.805 --> 00:18:45.540
  • like that.And then all of a sudden,
  • 00:18:45.540 --> 00:18:46.374
  • And then all of a sudden,one day you're walking
  • 00:18:46.374 --> 00:18:47.942
  • one day you're walkingby in a mall, and you look in
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  • by in a mall, and you look inthe glass window, and you go,
  • 00:18:49.177 --> 00:18:50.745
  • the glass window, and you go,oh my goodness, my dad is in
  • 00:18:50.745 --> 00:18:54.048
  • oh my goodness, my dad is inthe window looking at me.
  • 00:18:54.048 --> 00:18:56.384
  • the window looking at me.Everyone has that moment,
  • 00:18:56.384 --> 00:18:57.451
  • Everyone has that moment,and that's a surface thing,
  • 00:18:57.451 --> 00:18:59.387
  • and that's a surface thing,but it's also true spiritually
  • 00:18:59.387 --> 00:19:01.322
  • but it's also true spirituallyin our lives,
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  • in our lives,and the beauty of being
  • 00:19:02.190 --> 00:19:03.491
  • and the beauty of beinga living stone
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  • a living stoneand being born again
  • 00:19:04.759 --> 00:19:07.662
  • and being born againis that we can break free
  • 00:19:07.662 --> 00:19:08.529
  • is that we can break freefrom what has been
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  • from what has beenhanded down to us.
  • 00:19:09.864 --> 00:19:11.199
  • handed down to us.It was just a little line
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  • It was just a little linethat may or may not
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  • that may or may notbe highlighted in anyone's
  • 00:19:14.035 --> 00:19:15.903
  • be highlighted in anyone'stext today, but it's so
  • 00:19:15.903 --> 00:19:18.272
  • text today, but it's sopowerful and important.
  • 00:19:18.272 --> 00:19:19.907
  • powerful and important."For you know," Verse 18,
  • 00:19:19.907 --> 00:19:21.409
  • "For you know," Verse 18,"that is was not with coins,
  • 00:19:21.409 --> 00:19:23.077
  • "that is was not with coins,silver, and gold,"
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  • silver, and gold,"little tiny coins "that you
  • 00:19:24.378 --> 00:19:26.080
  • little tiny coins "that youwere redeemed from your,"
  • 00:19:26.080 --> 00:19:27.248
  • were redeemed from your,"check out the phrase,
  • 00:19:27.248 --> 00:19:31.285
  • check out the phrase,"empty way of life handed down
  • 00:19:31.285 --> 00:19:34.755
  • "empty way of life handed downto you from your forefathers."
  • 00:19:34.755 --> 00:19:36.090
  • to you from your forefathers."Now, you can look at that
  • 00:19:36.090 --> 00:19:37.058
  • Now, you can look at thatand go I don't really know
  • 00:19:37.058 --> 00:19:38.559
  • and go I don't really knowexactly what that means,
  • 00:19:38.559 --> 00:19:41.162
  • exactly what that means,but if you dive into the Greek,
  • 00:19:41.162 --> 00:19:42.697
  • but if you dive into the Greek,you understand exactly
  • 00:19:42.697 --> 00:19:43.864
  • you understand exactlywhat it means.
  • 00:19:43.864 --> 00:19:46.234
  • what it means.All of that statement comes
  • 00:19:46.234 --> 00:19:50.071
  • All of that statement comesfrom one Greek word,
  • 00:19:50.071 --> 00:19:51.839
  • from one Greek word,and that one Greek word
  • 00:19:51.839 --> 00:19:54.875
  • and that one Greek wordwhen you pour your refreshing
  • 00:19:54.875 --> 00:19:56.777
  • when you pour your refreshingdrink and you're enjoying
  • 00:19:56.777 --> 00:19:58.546
  • drink and you're enjoyingMount Rainier in the glass,
  • 00:19:58.546 --> 00:19:59.780
  • Mount Rainier in the glass,you can get out your Greek
  • 00:19:59.780 --> 00:20:01.148
  • you can get out your Greekword study,
  • 00:20:01.148 --> 00:20:02.883
  • word study,and you can even if you don't
  • 00:20:02.883 --> 00:20:04.785
  • and you can even if you don'treally know a lot about Greek,
  • 00:20:04.785 --> 00:20:05.786
  • really know a lot about Greek,you can learn about what
  • 00:20:05.786 --> 00:20:07.855
  • you can learn about whatthat word was.
  • 00:20:07.855 --> 00:20:09.390
  • that word was.This manner of life that they
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  • This manner of life that theyhad received by tradition
  • 00:20:10.958 --> 00:20:12.727
  • had received by traditionfrom their fathers.
  • 00:20:12.727 --> 00:20:14.295
  • from their fathers.That's what we're talking about.
  • 00:20:14.295 --> 00:20:15.930
  • That's what we're talking about.The phrase,
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  • The phrase,"received by tradition
  • 00:20:17.398 --> 00:20:18.633
  • "received by traditionfrom your fathers"
  • 00:20:18.633 --> 00:20:21.435
  • from your fathers"is the translation of one Greek
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  • is the translation of one Greekword which means literally
  • 00:20:25.406 --> 00:20:29.644
  • word which means literallygiven from father.
  • 00:20:29.644 --> 00:20:32.079
  • given from father.That is now, I can feel
  • 00:20:32.079 --> 00:20:34.015
  • That is now, I can feelthe complexity changing
  • 00:20:34.015 --> 00:20:35.549
  • the complexity changingin the gathering right now
  • 00:20:35.549 --> 00:20:36.651
  • in the gathering right nowbecause this is hitting
  • 00:20:36.651 --> 00:20:37.685
  • because this is hittingvery close to home
  • 00:20:37.685 --> 00:20:40.454
  • very close to homefor all of us.
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  • for all of us.That is the futile manner
  • 00:20:42.323 --> 00:20:45.226
  • That is the futile mannerof life was passed down to
  • 00:20:45.226 --> 00:20:48.329
  • of life was passed down tothe son or the daughter
  • 00:20:48.329 --> 00:20:51.065
  • the son or the daughterfrom the father through
  • 00:20:51.065 --> 00:20:54.101
  • from the father throughthe channels of heredity
  • 00:20:54.101 --> 00:20:56.637
  • the channels of heredityteaching example
  • 00:20:56.637 --> 00:20:59.173
  • teaching exampleand environment.
  • 00:20:59.173 --> 00:21:02.043
  • and environment.The child is born in sin.
  • 00:21:02.043 --> 00:21:04.312
  • The child is born in sin.That is comes into being
  • 00:21:04.312 --> 00:21:06.814
  • That is comes into beingwith a totally depraved nature
  • 00:21:06.814 --> 00:21:09.383
  • with a totally depraved natureand if the parents are unsaved
  • 00:21:09.383 --> 00:21:10.985
  • and if the parents are unsavedor even if they're not fully
  • 00:21:10.985 --> 00:21:14.388
  • or even if they're not fullybeing sanctified in the process,
  • 00:21:14.388 --> 00:21:16.223
  • being sanctified in the process,it comes into a home where evil
  • 00:21:16.223 --> 00:21:18.359
  • it comes into a home where evilcustoms and practices
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  • customs and practicesare observed.
  • 00:21:20.061 --> 00:21:22.096
  • are observed.What the child inherits
  • 00:21:22.096 --> 00:21:25.399
  • What the child inheritsPeter calls a futile manner
  • 00:21:25.399 --> 00:21:28.502
  • Peter calls a futile mannerof life and from this
  • 00:21:28.502 --> 00:21:31.005
  • of life and from thisfutile manner of life,
  • 00:21:31.005 --> 00:21:33.808
  • futile manner of life,the recipients of this letter
  • 00:21:33.808 --> 00:21:37.645
  • the recipients of this letterwere delivered.
  • 00:21:37.645 --> 00:21:39.480
  • were delivered.So, to say Christ is a living
  • 00:21:39.480 --> 00:21:43.084
  • So, to say Christ is a livingstone is amazing but to say
  • 00:21:43.084 --> 00:21:44.452
  • stone is amazing but to saythrough Christ I am
  • 00:21:44.452 --> 00:21:46.821
  • through Christ I ama living stone is saying
  • 00:21:46.821 --> 00:21:51.459
  • a living stone is sayingthat I now can break free
  • 00:21:51.459 --> 00:21:52.927
  • that I now can break freefrom the traditions,
  • 00:21:52.927 --> 00:21:53.894
  • from the traditions,the thought patterns,
  • 00:21:53.894 --> 00:21:55.963
  • the thought patterns,the values, the attitudes,
  • 00:21:55.963 --> 00:21:58.766
  • the values, the attitudes,the curses, the sinful nature,
  • 00:21:58.766 --> 00:22:01.469
  • the curses, the sinful nature,traits that were passed
  • 00:22:01.469 --> 00:22:04.638
  • traits that were passedonto me because they were,
  • 00:22:04.638 --> 00:22:06.540
  • onto me because they were,but praise God I'm not
  • 00:22:06.540 --> 00:22:08.609
  • but praise God I'm notin a situation where I just say,
  • 00:22:08.609 --> 00:22:11.045
  • in a situation where I just say,well, you know, that's who I am.
  • 00:22:11.045 --> 00:22:12.113
  • well, you know, that's who I am.That's what I'm all about.
  • 00:22:12.113 --> 00:22:14.448
  • That's what I'm all about.Granddad, dad, me.
  • 00:22:14.448 --> 00:22:15.383
  • Granddad, dad, me.Whatever.
  • 00:22:15.383 --> 00:22:19.487
  • Whatever.We're all the same.
  • 00:22:19.487 --> 00:22:20.187
  • We're all the same.Would you like
  • 00:22:20.187 --> 00:22:21.989
  • Would you likeanother cranberry?
  • 00:22:21.989 --> 00:22:23.257
  • another cranberry?No.
  • 00:22:23.257 --> 00:22:25.226
  • No.I'm looking at a possibility
  • 00:22:25.226 --> 00:22:27.228
  • I'm looking at a possibilityand going, granddad,
  • 00:22:27.228 --> 00:22:30.564
  • and going, granddad,dad, I love them.
  • 00:22:30.564 --> 00:22:31.432
  • dad, I love them.Might not have really
  • 00:22:31.432 --> 00:22:32.500
  • Might not have reallyknown them.
  • 00:22:32.500 --> 00:22:35.736
  • known them.Never knew my granddad.
  • 00:22:35.736 --> 00:22:36.837
  • Never knew my granddad.Never even heard my dad talk
  • 00:22:36.837 --> 00:22:39.407
  • Never even heard my dad talkabout my granddad.
  • 00:22:39.407 --> 00:22:41.542
  • about my granddad.But I definitely know some
  • 00:22:41.542 --> 00:22:43.043
  • But I definitely know someof the stuff that was
  • 00:22:43.043 --> 00:22:48.048
  • of the stuff that waspassed down to me from my dad,
  • 00:22:48.048 --> 00:22:49.150
  • passed down to me from my dad,but I also know there's
  • 00:22:49.150 --> 00:22:51.252
  • but I also know there'sa possibility in the fiery
  • 00:22:51.252 --> 00:22:58.759
  • a possibility in the fieryfurnace of being made free
  • 00:22:58.759 --> 00:23:01.061
  • furnace of being made freeand to be delivered
  • 00:23:01.061 --> 00:23:05.800
  • and to be deliveredfrom the empty things that have
  • 00:23:05.800 --> 00:23:07.902
  • from the empty things that havebeen passed down to me.
  • 00:23:07.902 --> 00:23:12.907
  • been passed down to me.I am a living stone,
  • 00:23:12.907 --> 00:23:14.341
  • I am a living stone,and I can be built up into
  • 00:23:14.341 --> 00:23:17.678
  • and I can be built up intoa new house, Peter says,
  • 00:23:17.678 --> 00:23:18.879
  • a new house, Peter says,a house of worship.
  • 00:23:18.879 --> 00:23:21.215
  • a house of worship.The last be not only you bought,
  • 00:23:21.215 --> 00:23:24.552
  • The last be not only you bought,not only can you break free,
  • 00:23:24.552 --> 00:23:29.490
  • not only can you break free,but you can be holy.
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  • but you can be holy.Anybody underlining Verses
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  • Anybody underlining Verses15 and 16?
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  • 15 and 16?"For just as He who called
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  • "For just as He who calledyou is holy," this is Chapter 1,
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  • you is holy," this is Chapter 1,"so be holy in all you do."
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  • "so be holy in all you do."Now, this beautiful little word
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  • Now, this beautiful little wordchoice there.
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  • choice there.For it is written "be holy
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  • For it is written "be holybecause I am holy."
  • 00:24:03.657 --> 00:24:05.059
  • because I am holy."So, what God is thinking today
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  • So, what God is thinking todayis you're bought.
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  • is you're bought.That's how you got to be mine,
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  • That's how you got to be mine,by the way, so that answers
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  • by the way, so that answersa lot of questions.
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  • a lot of questions.You didn't buy me off.
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  • You didn't buy me off.I bought you out.
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  • I bought you out.You belong to me.
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  • You belong to me.You can break free from
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  • You can break free fromwhatever is trying to be
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  • whatever is trying to bepassed onto you because now
  • 00:24:23.344 --> 00:24:24.478
  • passed onto you because nowyou're born into a whole new
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  • you're born into a whole newheritage, and thirdly,
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  • heritage, and thirdly,you're the outcome
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  • you're the outcomeof your life is be holy.
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  • of your life is be holy.Now, when we say that,
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  • Now, when we say that,a lot of us who have been
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  • a lot of us who have beenaround church and been
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  • around church and beenaround religion, we're like,
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  • around religion, we're like,uh, I don't think I can do that
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  • uh, I don't think I can do that'cause I'm just gonna
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  • 'cause I'm just gonnabe a sinner 'cause
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  • be a sinner 'causethat's what I am.
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  • that's what I am.I'm a sinner saved by grace.
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  • I'm a sinner saved by grace.I've always been a sinner.
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  • I've always been a sinner.The pastor told me
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  • The pastor told meI was a sinner.
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  • I was a sinner.There's a Bible Verse
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  • There's a Bible Versethat tells me I'm a sinner,
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  • that tells me I'm a sinner,and my life experience
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  • and my life experiencereinforces the fact
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  • reinforces the factthat I am in fact a sinner.
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  • that I am in fact a sinner.I'm a good sinner.
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  • I'm a good sinner.In fact, I'm one
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  • In fact, I'm oneof the best sinners there is.
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  • of the best sinners there is.And God is saying all this
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  • And God is saying all thisis predicated on you knowing
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  • is predicated on you knowingwho you are and why you are;
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  • who you are and why you are;chosen race, royal priesthood,
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  • chosen race, royal priesthood,holy nation,
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  • holy nation,and holy doesn't mean perfect
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  • and holy doesn't mean perfectin the sense that I never sin.
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  • in the sense that I never sin.It doesn't mean that I'm better
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  • It doesn't mean that I'm betterthan someone else
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  • than someone elseor holier than thou.
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  • or holier than thou.Holy, the word just means
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  • Holy, the word just meansset apart that when God
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  • set apart that when Godscattered me,
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  • scattered me,He made me a stranger.
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  • He made me a stranger.Not weird, but strange
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  • Not weird, but strangemeaning different.
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  • meaning different.Holy means different, set apart.
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  • Holy means different, set apart.It means when you look across
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  • It means when you look acrossthe landscape and you see
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  • the landscape and you seethe little stones,
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  • the little stones,the living stones, you realize
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  • the living stones, you realizethe living stones are not like
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  • the living stones are not likeall the other rocks.
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  • all the other rocks.When you see the living stone,
  • 00:25:48.896 --> 00:25:50.030
  • When you see the living stone,you go, the living stones.
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  • you go, the living stones.Oh, they're different.
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  • Oh, they're different.The living stones,
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  • The living stones,they think different.
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  • they think different.They talk different.
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  • They talk different.They respond different.
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  • They respond different.They act different.
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  • They act different.They give different.
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  • They give different.This is what the world
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  • This is what the worldmust see in these days.
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  • must see in these days.It must know you must be
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  • It must know you must bea believer 'cause anybody else
  • 00:26:06.580 --> 00:26:08.248
  • a believer 'cause anybody elsewould have shot back like this.
  • 00:26:08.248 --> 00:26:09.316
  • would have shot back like this.Anybody else would have
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  • Anybody else would havereacted like that.
  • 00:26:10.751 --> 00:26:12.419
  • reacted like that.Anybody else, run of the mill.
  • 00:26:12.419 --> 00:26:13.621
  • Anybody else, run of the mill.Name who they are,
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  • Name who they are,republican or democrat.
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  • republican or democrat.They all react like this.
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  • They all react like this.Why didn't you do that?
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  • Why didn't you do that?Oh, you must be one of them.
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  • Oh, you must be one of them.You must be one
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  • You must be oneof the different ones.
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  • of the different ones.It's imperative that if we
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  • It's imperative that if weare going to live in this world
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  • are going to live in this worldand walk through this fire
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