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February 17, 2021
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Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN OURAREA, PLEASE STOP BY AND BE A
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  • AREA, PLEASE STOP BY AND BE APART OF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • PART OF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOU
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  • I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOUFEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHING
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  • I LIKE TO START WITH SOMETHINGFUNNY, AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS
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  • FUNNY, AND I HEARD ABOUT THISTEENAGER THAT JUST GOT HIS
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  • TEENAGER THAT JUST GOT HISDRIVER'S LICENSE.
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  • DRIVER'S LICENSE.HE ASKED HIS FATHER ABOUT
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  • HE ASKED HIS FATHER ABOUTBORROWING THE CAR.
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  • BORROWING THE CAR.THE DAD SAID, "SON, I'LL MAKE A
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  • THE DAD SAID, "SON, I'LL MAKE ADEAL WITH YOU.
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  • DEAL WITH YOU.IF YOU'LL BRING YOUR GRADES UP,
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  • IF YOU'LL BRING YOUR GRADES UP,READ YOUR BIBLE EVERY DAY, AND
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  • READ YOUR BIBLE EVERY DAY, ANDCUT YOUR HAIR, I'LL LET YOU
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  • CUT YOUR HAIR, I'LL LET YOUBORROW IT."
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  • BORROW IT."HE CAME BACK A FEW WEEKS LATER,
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  • HE CAME BACK A FEW WEEKS LATER,ASKING ABOUT IT AGAIN.
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  • ASKING ABOUT IT AGAIN.THE DAD SAID, "SON, YOU BROUGHT
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  • THE DAD SAID, "SON, YOU BROUGHTYOUR GRADES UP, YOU'VE BEEN
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  • YOUR GRADES UP, YOU'VE BEENREADING YOUR BIBLE, BUT YOU
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  • READING YOUR BIBLE, BUT YOUSTILL HAVEN'T CUT YOUR HAIR."
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  • STILL HAVEN'T CUT YOUR HAIR."HE SAID, "DAD, I'VE BEEN
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  • HE SAID, "DAD, I'VE BEENTHINKING ABOUT IT.
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  • THINKING ABOUT IT.MOSES HAD LONG HAIR, SAMSON HAD
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  • MOSES HAD LONG HAIR, SAMSON HADLONG HAIR, EVEN JESUS HAD LONG
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  • LONG HAIR, EVEN JESUS HAD LONGHAIR."
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  • HAIR."THE DAD SAID, "YES, SON, AND
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  • THE DAD SAID, "YES, SON, ANDTHEY WALKED EVERYWHERE THEY
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  • THEY WALKED EVERYWHERE THEYWENT."
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  • WENT."SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT:
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT:"THIS IS MY BIBLE.
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  • "THIS IS MY BIBLE.I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.
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  • I AM WHAT IT SAYS I AM.I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.
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  • I HAVE WHAT IT SAYS I HAVE.I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORD
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE WORDOF GOD.
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  • OF GOD.I'LL BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND IS
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  • I'LL BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND ISALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE, I
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  • ALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE, IWILL NEVER BE THE SAME.
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  • WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.IN JESUS' NAME."
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  • IN JESUS' NAME."GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT "HEALING WORDS."
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  • ABOUT "HEALING WORDS."OUR WORDS HAVE THE POWER TO LIFT
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  • OUR WORDS HAVE THE POWER TO LIFTPEOPLE, TO HELP THEM GET THROUGH
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  • PEOPLE, TO HELP THEM GET THROUGHA CHALLENGE, TO PUSH THEM INTO
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  • A CHALLENGE, TO PUSH THEM INTOTHEIR DESTINIES.
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  • THEIR DESTINIES.WHEN YOU TELL SOMEONE, "I LOVE
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  • WHEN YOU TELL SOMEONE, "I LOVEYOU," "I'M PROUD OF YOU," "YOU
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  • YOU," "I'M PROUD OF YOU," "YOUDID GREAT ON THAT PROJECT,"
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  • DID GREAT ON THAT PROJECT,"YOU'RE NOT JUST BEING KIND.
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  • YOU'RE NOT JUST BEING KIND.THOSE ARE HEALING WORDS.
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  • THOSE ARE HEALING WORDS.WE DON'T KNOW WHAT PEOPLE ARE
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  • WE DON'T KNOW WHAT PEOPLE AREGOING THROUGH.
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  • GOING THROUGH.THEY MAY SMILE ON THE OUTSIDE,
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  • THEY MAY SMILE ON THE OUTSIDE,BUT ON THE INSIDE, THEY'RE
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  • BUT ON THE INSIDE, THEY'REHURTING, THEY'RE LONELY, THEY'RE
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  • HURTING, THEY'RE LONELY, THEY'REDISCOURAGED.
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  • DISCOURAGED.MANY PEOPLE HAVE WOUNDS FROM THE
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  • MANY PEOPLE HAVE WOUNDS FROM THEPAST, WOUNDS FROM A RELATIONSHIP
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  • PAST, WOUNDS FROM A RELATIONSHIPTHAT DIDN'T WORK OUT, WOUNDS
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  • THAT DIDN'T WORK OUT, WOUNDSFROM PEOPLE TRYING TO PUSH THEM
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  • FROM PEOPLE TRYING TO PUSH THEMDOWN.
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  • DOWN.JUST A SIMPLE WORD OF
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  • JUST A SIMPLE WORD OFENCOURAGEMENT, "I BELIEVE IN
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  • ENCOURAGEMENT, "I BELIEVE INYOU," "I'M PRAYING FOR YOU," A
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  • YOU," "I'M PRAYING FOR YOU," ASIMPLE COMPLIMENT, "YOU LOOK
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  • SIMPLE COMPLIMENT, "YOU LOOKBEAUTIFUL TODAY," IT'S NO BIG
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  • BEAUTIFUL TODAY," IT'S NO BIGDEAL TO YOU, BUT TO THEM, IT'S
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  • DEAL TO YOU, BUT TO THEM, IT'SHELPING HEAL THE WOUNDS.
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  • HELPING HEAL THE WOUNDS.IT'S LIFTING THEIR SPIRITS.
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  • IT'S LIFTING THEIR SPIRITS.IT'S CAUSING THEM TO BELIEVE IN
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  • IT'S CAUSING THEM TO BELIEVE INTHEMSELVES.
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  • THEMSELVES.YOUR WORDS CAN BE WHAT KEEPS
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  • YOUR WORDS CAN BE WHAT KEEPSTHEM MOVING FORWARD, AND GOD
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  • THEM MOVING FORWARD, AND GODPUTS PEOPLE IN OUR LIVES ON
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  • PUTS PEOPLE IN OUR LIVES ONPURPOSE SO WE CAN BRING HEALING.
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  • PURPOSE SO WE CAN BRING HEALING.THE SECURITY GUARD AT THE
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  • THE SECURITY GUARD AT THEOFFICE, DON'T JUST PASS BY HIM
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  • OFFICE, DON'T JUST PASS BY HIMEVERY DAY FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS.
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  • EVERY DAY FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS.TAKE THE MOMENT TO BLESS HIM
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  • TAKE THE MOMENT TO BLESS HIMWITH YOUR WORDS.
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  • WITH YOUR WORDS.YOU DON'T HAVE TO SPEND
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO SPEND10 MINUTES.
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  • 10 MINUTES.JUST A SIMPLE "GREAT TO SEE YOU
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  • JUST A SIMPLE "GREAT TO SEE YOUTODAY," "I APPRECIATE YOU
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  • TODAY," "I APPRECIATE YOUTAKING CARE OF US."
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  • TAKING CARE OF US."YOU JUST SPOKE A BLESSING
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  • YOU JUST SPOKE A BLESSINGOVER HIS LIFE.
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  • OVER HIS LIFE.LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU
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  • LETTING PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOUCARE DOES MORE THAN YOU IMAGINE
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  • CARE DOES MORE THAN YOU IMAGINEBECAUSE WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY
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  • BECAUSE WE LIVE IN A SOCIETYTHAT'S FILLED WITH A LOT OF
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  • THAT'S FILLED WITH A LOT OFNEGATIVE CHATTER THROUGH THE
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  • NEGATIVE CHATTER THROUGH THEINTERNET, SOCIAL MEDIA.
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  • INTERNET, SOCIAL MEDIA.IT'S BECOMING NORMAL TO BE
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  • IT'S BECOMING NORMAL TO BEDISRESPECTFUL.
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  • DISRESPECTFUL.PEOPLE THINK NOTHING OF BEING
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  • PEOPLE THINK NOTHING OF BEINGCONDESCENDING, SAYING HURTFUL,
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  • CONDESCENDING, SAYING HURTFUL,CRITICAL THINGS.
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  • CRITICAL THINGS.MORE THAN EVER, PEOPLE NEED YOUR
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  • MORE THAN EVER, PEOPLE NEED YOURHEALING WORDS.
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  • HEALING WORDS.YOU HAVE THE POWER TO PUT
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  • YOU HAVE THE POWER TO PUTSOMEONE ON THEIR FEET.
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  • SOMEONE ON THEIR FEET.YOU HAVE THE POWER TO KEEP THEM
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  • YOU HAVE THE POWER TO KEEP THEMFROM FALLING INTO DEPRESSION.
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  • FROM FALLING INTO DEPRESSION.YOU HAVE THE POWER TO CAUSE THEM
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  • YOU HAVE THE POWER TO CAUSE THEMTO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS, BUT
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  • TO PURSUE THEIR DREAMS, BUTWITHOUT YOUR BLESSING, WITHOUT
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  • WITHOUT YOUR BLESSING, WITHOUTYOUR ENCOURAGEMENT, YOUR
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  • YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT, YOURCOMPLIMENTS, THEY WON'T BECOME
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  • COMPLIMENTS, THEY WON'T BECOMEWHAT THEY SHOULD BECOME.
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  • WHAT THEY SHOULD BECOME.DON'T MISS THESE OPPORTUNITIES.
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  • DON'T MISS THESE OPPORTUNITIES.DON'T BE TOO CAUGHT UP IN YOUR
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  • DON'T BE TOO CAUGHT UP IN YOURCAREER, IN YOUR CHALLENGES.
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  • CAREER, IN YOUR CHALLENGES.TAKE TIME TO BE A HEALER, TO BE
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  • TAKE TIME TO BE A HEALER, TO BEA LIFTER.
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  • A LIFTER.GOD NEEDS YOU.
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  • GOD NEEDS YOU.HE HAS NO VOICE TO ENCOURAGE ON
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  • HE HAS NO VOICE TO ENCOURAGE ONTHIS EARTH EXCEPT YOUR VOICE.
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  • THIS EARTH EXCEPT YOUR VOICE.HE'S COUNTING ON YOU TO HELP
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  • HE'S COUNTING ON YOU TO HELPHEAL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE.
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  • HEAL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE.WHEN SOMEBODY DOES SOMETHING
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  • WHEN SOMEBODY DOES SOMETHINGGOOD FOR ME, WHEN THEY'RE KIND,
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  • GOOD FOR ME, WHEN THEY'RE KIND,I'M GRATEFUL.
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  • I'M GRATEFUL.OF COURSE, I TELL THEM, "THANK
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  • OF COURSE, I TELL THEM, "THANKYOU," BUT WHEN SOMEBODY DOES
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  • YOU," BUT WHEN SOMEBODY DOESSOMETHING GOOD FOR MY CHILDREN,
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  • SOMETHING GOOD FOR MY CHILDREN,WHEN THEY GO OUT OF THEIR WAY TO
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  • WHEN THEY GO OUT OF THEIR WAY TOHELP THEM IN A TIME OF NEED,
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  • HELP THEM IN A TIME OF NEED,AS A PARENT, THERE'S NOTHING
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  • AS A PARENT, THERE'S NOTHINGI WON'T DO FOR THEM.
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  • I WON'T DO FOR THEM.THAT'S THE WAY GOD IS.
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  • THAT'S THE WAY GOD IS.WHEN YOU GO OUT OF YOUR WAY TO
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  • WHEN YOU GO OUT OF YOUR WAY TOBLESS ONE OF HIS CHILDREN, WHEN
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  • BLESS ONE OF HIS CHILDREN, WHENYOU MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS TO
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  • YOU MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS TOENCOURAGE THE CO-WORKER THAT'S
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  • ENCOURAGE THE CO-WORKER THAT'SDOWN, WHEN YOU STOP BY TO SEE
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  • DOWN, WHEN YOU STOP BY TO SEETHE FRIEND THAT'S NOT FEELING
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  • THE FRIEND THAT'S NOT FEELINGWELL, WHEN YOU CALL YOUR
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  • WELL, WHEN YOU CALL YOURRELATIVE JUST TO SAY THAT YOU
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  • RELATIVE JUST TO SAY THAT YOULOVE THEM, BECAUSE YOU'RE TAKING
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  • LOVE THEM, BECAUSE YOU'RE TAKINGCARE OF HIS CHILDREN, GOD WILL
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  • CARE OF HIS CHILDREN, GOD WILLMAKE SURE SOMEBODY IS ALWAYS
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  • MAKE SURE SOMEBODY IS ALWAYSTHERE TO TAKE CARE OF YOU, TO
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  • THERE TO TAKE CARE OF YOU, TOBRING HEALING, TO BRING
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  • BRING HEALING, TO BRINGENCOURAGEMENT, TO SHOW YOU
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  • ENCOURAGEMENT, TO SHOW YOUFAVOR.
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  • FAVOR.THOSE ARE SEEDS THAT YOU'RE
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  • THOSE ARE SEEDS THAT YOU'RESOWING.
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  • SOWING.LOOK AROUND AT WHO'S IN YOUR
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  • LOOK AROUND AT WHO'S IN YOURLIFE: THE CLERK AT THE GROCERY
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  • LIFE: THE CLERK AT THE GROCERYSTORE, THE ATTENDANT AT THE GAS
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  • STORE, THE ATTENDANT AT THE GASSTATION, THE FRIEND AT THE GYM.
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  • STATION, THE FRIEND AT THE GYM.THEY'RE NOT THERE BY ACCIDENT.
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  • THEY'RE NOT THERE BY ACCIDENT.THEY NEED WHAT YOU HAVE.
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  • THEY NEED WHAT YOU HAVE.THEY NEED ENCOURAGEMENT.
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  • THEY NEED ENCOURAGEMENT.THEY NEED AFFIRMATION.
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  • THEY NEED AFFIRMATION.THEY NEED TO KNOW THAT YOU
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  • THEY NEED TO KNOW THAT YOUBELIEVE IN THEM.
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  • BELIEVE IN THEM.DON'T KEEP THE HEALING TO
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  • DON'T KEEP THE HEALING TOYOURSELF.
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  • YOURSELF.BE FREE WITH YOUR COMPLIMENTS.
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  • BE FREE WITH YOUR COMPLIMENTS.A BLESSING IS NOT A BLESSING
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  • A BLESSING IS NOT A BLESSINGUNTIL IT'S SPOKEN.
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  • UNTIL IT'S SPOKEN.YOUR THOUGHTS DON'T BLESS
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  • YOUR THOUGHTS DON'T BLESSANYBODY.
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  • ANYBODY.YOU CAN THINK WELL OF YOUR
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  • YOU CAN THINK WELL OF YOURFRIEND ALL DAY LONG, BUT IF YOU
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  • FRIEND ALL DAY LONG, BUT IF YOUNEVER TELL THEM, THEY'LL NEVER
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  • NEVER TELL THEM, THEY'LL NEVERKNOW.
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  • KNOW.WHEN I SEE VICTORIA, MANY TIMES
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  • WHEN I SEE VICTORIA, MANY TIMESI THINK, "SHE IS SO BEAUTIFUL!"
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  • I THINK, "SHE IS SO BEAUTIFUL!"BUT IT'S EASY FOR ME TO THINK,
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  • BUT IT'S EASY FOR ME TO THINK,"SHE KNOWS SHE'S BEAUTIFUL.
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  • "SHE KNOWS SHE'S BEAUTIFUL.PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TELLING HER
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  • PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TELLING HERSHE'S BEAUTIFUL, HER WHOLE LIFE.
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  • SHE'S BEAUTIFUL, HER WHOLE LIFE.I TOLD HER LAST WEEK SHE'S
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  • I TOLD HER LAST WEEK SHE'SBEAUTIFUL.
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  • BEAUTIFUL.SHE DOESN'T NEED TO HEAR IT
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  • SHE DOESN'T NEED TO HEAR ITAGAIN."
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  • AGAIN."I'VE LEARNED, EVEN THOUGH SHE
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  • I'VE LEARNED, EVEN THOUGH SHEKNOWS IT, TELL HER ANYWAY.
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  • KNOWS IT, TELL HER ANYWAY.DO YOU KNOW, SHE HAS NEVER ONCE
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  • DO YOU KNOW, SHE HAS NEVER ONCESAID TO ME, "JOEL, QUIT TELLING
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  • SAID TO ME, "JOEL, QUIT TELLINGME I'M BEAUTIFUL.
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  • ME I'M BEAUTIFUL.I KNOW I'M BEAUTIFUL.
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  • I KNOW I'M BEAUTIFUL.MY PARENTS TOLD ME AS A CHILD."
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  • MY PARENTS TOLD ME AS A CHILD."NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES YOU
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  • NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES YOUCOMPLIMENTED A PERSON, WHEN THAT
  • 00:05:45.357 --> 00:05:47.259
  • COMPLIMENTED A PERSON, WHEN THATTHOUGHT COMES UP, TELL THEM
  • 00:05:47.325 --> 00:05:48.960
  • THOUGHT COMES UP, TELL THEMAGAIN.
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  • AGAIN.THAT'S GOD BRINGING IT UP.
  • 00:05:50.529 --> 00:05:52.964
  • THAT'S GOD BRINGING IT UP.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE
  • 00:05:53.031 --> 00:05:54.099
  • YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'REGOING THROUGH.
  • 00:05:54.166 --> 00:05:55.267
  • GOING THROUGH.YOU DON'T KNOW THE BATTLES
  • 00:05:55.333 --> 00:05:55.967
  • YOU DON'T KNOW THE BATTLESTHEY'RE FIGHTING, THE PEOPLE
  • 00:05:56.034 --> 00:05:57.169
  • THEY'RE FIGHTING, THE PEOPLETRYING TO PUSH THEM DOWN.
  • 00:05:57.235 --> 00:05:58.470
  • TRYING TO PUSH THEM DOWN.GOD WOULDN'T HAVE BROUGHT IT UP
  • 00:05:58.537 --> 00:06:00.439
  • GOD WOULDN'T HAVE BROUGHT IT UPIF HE DIDN'T WANT YOU TO TELL
  • 00:06:00.505 --> 00:06:01.940
  • IF HE DIDN'T WANT YOU TO TELLTHEM.
  • 00:06:02.007 --> 00:06:03.475
  • THEM.THESE DAYS, IT'S EASIER THAN
  • 00:06:03.542 --> 00:06:04.676
  • THESE DAYS, IT'S EASIER THANEVER.
  • 00:06:04.743 --> 00:06:06.011
  • EVER.IF THEY'RE NOT THERE IN PERSON,
  • 00:06:06.077 --> 00:06:07.512
  • IF THEY'RE NOT THERE IN PERSON,YOU CAN SEND THEM A TEXT, "HEY,
  • 00:06:07.579 --> 00:06:08.947
  • YOU CAN SEND THEM A TEXT, "HEY,I WANT YOU TO KNOW I LOVE YOU,
  • 00:06:09.014 --> 00:06:10.148
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW I LOVE YOU,AND I THINK YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL."
  • 00:06:10.215 --> 00:06:12.951
  • AND I THINK YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL."THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "A GENTLE
  • 00:06:13.018 --> 00:06:14.453
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "A GENTLETONGUE BRINGS HEALING."
  • 00:06:14.519 --> 00:06:16.955
  • TONGUE BRINGS HEALING."WHEN WE THINK OF HEALING, MANY
  • 00:06:17.022 --> 00:06:18.557
  • WHEN WE THINK OF HEALING, MANYTIMES WE THINK OF PRAYING FOR
  • 00:06:18.623 --> 00:06:20.325
  • TIMES WE THINK OF PRAYING FORPEOPLE FOR HEALING, AND, YES,
  • 00:06:20.392 --> 00:06:22.027
  • PEOPLE FOR HEALING, AND, YES,THAT'S ONE WAY, BUT WHAT I WANT
  • 00:06:22.093 --> 00:06:23.795
  • THAT'S ONE WAY, BUT WHAT I WANTUS TO SEE IS YOUR WORDS HAVE
  • 00:06:23.862 --> 00:06:25.730
  • US TO SEE IS YOUR WORDS HAVEHEALING.
  • 00:06:25.797 --> 00:06:27.866
  • HEALING.WHEN YOU'RE KIND, WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:06:27.933 --> 00:06:29.534
  • WHEN YOU'RE KIND, WHEN YOU'REENCOURAGING, WHEN YOU DON'T JUST
  • 00:06:29.601 --> 00:06:31.670
  • ENCOURAGING, WHEN YOU DON'T JUSTTHINK SOMETHING GOOD, BUT YOU
  • 00:06:31.736 --> 00:06:33.438
  • THINK SOMETHING GOOD, BUT YOUVERBALIZE IT, YOU'RE BEING A
  • 00:06:33.505 --> 00:06:34.973
  • VERBALIZE IT, YOU'RE BEING AHEALER.
  • 00:06:35.040 --> 00:06:36.842
  • HEALER.IT'S AMAZING WHAT ONE KIND WORD
  • 00:06:36.908 --> 00:06:38.310
  • IT'S AMAZING WHAT ONE KIND WORDCAN DO.
  • 00:06:38.376 --> 00:06:40.212
  • CAN DO.WE DON'T THINK ANYTHING ABOUT
  • 00:06:40.278 --> 00:06:41.246
  • WE DON'T THINK ANYTHING ABOUTIT, BUT TO THE OTHER PERSON, IT
  • 00:06:41.313 --> 00:06:42.714
  • IT, BUT TO THE OTHER PERSON, ITBREATHES LIFE INTO THEIR SPIRIT.
  • 00:06:42.781 --> 00:06:45.617
  • BREATHES LIFE INTO THEIR SPIRIT.A FEW YEARS AGO, VICTORIA WAS
  • 00:06:45.684 --> 00:06:47.586
  • A FEW YEARS AGO, VICTORIA WASWALKING DOWN THE HALLWAY, AFTER
  • 00:06:47.652 --> 00:06:49.321
  • WALKING DOWN THE HALLWAY, AFTERA SERVICE, ON HER WAY UPSTAIRS.
  • 00:06:49.387 --> 00:06:51.189
  • A SERVICE, ON HER WAY UPSTAIRS.THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE IN
  • 00:06:51.256 --> 00:06:53.425
  • THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE INTHE HALLWAYS, VERY CROWDED, BUT
  • 00:06:53.492 --> 00:06:55.360
  • THE HALLWAYS, VERY CROWDED, BUTA YOUNG LADY CAME PASSING BY,
  • 00:06:55.427 --> 00:06:56.761
  • A YOUNG LADY CAME PASSING BY,GOING THE OTHER DIRECTION.
  • 00:06:56.828 --> 00:06:59.030
  • GOING THE OTHER DIRECTION.VICTORIA HAPPENED TO NOTICE HER.
  • 00:06:59.097 --> 00:07:00.966
  • VICTORIA HAPPENED TO NOTICE HER.SHE STOPPED HER AND SAID,
  • 00:07:01.032 --> 00:07:02.934
  • SHE STOPPED HER AND SAID,"YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL."
  • 00:07:03.001 --> 00:07:05.003
  • "YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL."JUST A FIVE SECOND CONVERSATION,
  • 00:07:05.070 --> 00:07:06.972
  • JUST A FIVE SECOND CONVERSATION,AND THEY MOVED ON, NO BIG DEAL.
  • 00:07:07.038 --> 00:07:09.741
  • AND THEY MOVED ON, NO BIG DEAL.IT SEEMED LIKE THAT VICTORIA WAS
  • 00:07:09.808 --> 00:07:11.543
  • IT SEEMED LIKE THAT VICTORIA WASJUST BEING NICE, JUST BEING
  • 00:07:11.610 --> 00:07:13.144
  • JUST BEING NICE, JUST BEINGKIND, BUT GOD WOULDN'T HAVE
  • 00:07:13.211 --> 00:07:15.347
  • KIND, BUT GOD WOULDN'T HAVEGIVEN YOU THAT COMPLIMENT, HE
  • 00:07:15.413 --> 00:07:17.282
  • GIVEN YOU THAT COMPLIMENT, HEWOULDN'T HAVE PUT THAT THOUGHT
  • 00:07:17.349 --> 00:07:18.717
  • WOULDN'T HAVE PUT THAT THOUGHTIN YOU IF THE OTHER PERSON
  • 00:07:18.783 --> 00:07:20.519
  • IN YOU IF THE OTHER PERSONDIDN'T NEED IT.
  • 00:07:20.585 --> 00:07:22.354
  • DIDN'T NEED IT.YOU MAY NOT KNOW THEM, IT MAY
  • 00:07:22.420 --> 00:07:23.655
  • YOU MAY NOT KNOW THEM, IT MAYNOT MAKE SENSE TO YOU, BUT GOD
  • 00:07:23.722 --> 00:07:25.457
  • NOT MAKE SENSE TO YOU, BUT GODKNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.
  • 00:07:25.524 --> 00:07:27.492
  • KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.THERE'S A REASON THEY NEED YOUR
  • 00:07:27.559 --> 00:07:28.927
  • THERE'S A REASON THEY NEED YOURHEALING.
  • 00:07:28.994 --> 00:07:30.595
  • HEALING.IF YOU SAW SOMEONE THAT WAS
  • 00:07:30.662 --> 00:07:31.830
  • IF YOU SAW SOMEONE THAT WASSICK, THEY WERE FIGHTING AN
  • 00:07:31.897 --> 00:07:33.465
  • SICK, THEY WERE FIGHTING ANILLNESS, AND YOU HAD THE CURE,
  • 00:07:33.532 --> 00:07:35.267
  • ILLNESS, AND YOU HAD THE CURE,YOU HAD THE MEDICINE THAT WOULD
  • 00:07:35.333 --> 00:07:37.435
  • YOU HAD THE MEDICINE THAT WOULDCAUSE THEM TO GET WELL, YOU
  • 00:07:37.502 --> 00:07:39.037
  • CAUSE THEM TO GET WELL, YOUWOULD BE QUICK TO GET IT TO
  • 00:07:39.104 --> 00:07:40.772
  • WOULD BE QUICK TO GET IT TOTHEM.
  • 00:07:40.839 --> 00:07:41.940
  • THEM.YOU'D GO OVER AS FAST AS YOU
  • 00:07:42.007 --> 00:07:43.008
  • YOU'D GO OVER AS FAST AS YOUCOULD.
  • 00:07:43.074 --> 00:07:43.875
  • COULD."HERE, TAKE THIS RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:07:43.942 --> 00:07:44.476
  • "HERE, TAKE THIS RIGHT NOW.I DON'T WANT YOU TO SUFFER
  • 00:07:44.543 --> 00:07:45.644
  • I DON'T WANT YOU TO SUFFERANYMORE."
  • 00:07:45.710 --> 00:07:47.145
  • ANYMORE."THAT'S THE WAY YOU NEED TO SEE
  • 00:07:47.212 --> 00:07:48.547
  • THAT'S THE WAY YOU NEED TO SEEYOUR COMPLIMENTS, YOUR KIND
  • 00:07:48.613 --> 00:07:50.615
  • YOUR COMPLIMENTS, YOUR KINDWORDS, YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT.
  • 00:07:50.682 --> 00:07:53.285
  • WORDS, YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT.IT'S THE HEALING THAT PEOPLE
  • 00:07:53.351 --> 00:07:54.719
  • IT'S THE HEALING THAT PEOPLENEED.
  • 00:07:54.786 --> 00:07:56.154
  • NEED.DON'T WITHHOLD IT.
  • 00:07:56.221 --> 00:07:57.689
  • DON'T WITHHOLD IT.DON'T TRY TO REASON IT OUT:
  • 00:07:57.756 --> 00:07:59.491
  • DON'T TRY TO REASON IT OUT:"WELL, THEY LOOK LIKE THEY'RE
  • 00:07:59.558 --> 00:08:00.592
  • "WELL, THEY LOOK LIKE THEY'REDOING FINE, JOEL.
  • 00:08:00.659 --> 00:08:01.726
  • DOING FINE, JOEL.THEY DON'T NEED MY
  • 00:08:01.793 --> 00:08:02.627
  • THEY DON'T NEED MYENCOURAGEMENT."
  • 00:08:02.694 --> 00:08:03.428
  • ENCOURAGEMENT."YOU'RE LOOKING ON THE OUTSIDE.
  • 00:08:03.495 --> 00:08:05.330
  • YOU'RE LOOKING ON THE OUTSIDE.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENING
  • 00:08:05.397 --> 00:08:06.631
  • YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENINGON THE INSIDE.
  • 00:08:06.698 --> 00:08:08.366
  • ON THE INSIDE.I'VE LEARNED EVERYONE IS GOING
  • 00:08:08.433 --> 00:08:10.635
  • I'VE LEARNED EVERYONE IS GOINGTHROUGH SOMETHING.
  • 00:08:10.702 --> 00:08:12.437
  • THROUGH SOMETHING.EVEN THE PEOPLE THAT LOOK LIKE
  • 00:08:12.504 --> 00:08:13.638
  • EVEN THE PEOPLE THAT LOOK LIKETHEY HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER THAT
  • 00:08:13.705 --> 00:08:15.373
  • THEY HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER THATARE SO HAPPY, SO BLESSED, SO
  • 00:08:15.440 --> 00:08:16.841
  • ARE SO HAPPY, SO BLESSED, SOSTRONG, CAN I TELL YOU, THEY
  • 00:08:16.908 --> 00:08:18.910
  • STRONG, CAN I TELL YOU, THEYDON'T HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER.
  • 00:08:18.977 --> 00:08:21.346
  • DON'T HAVE IT ALL TOGETHER.THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:08:21.413 --> 00:08:22.480
  • THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING THATTHEY'RE DEALING WITH.
  • 00:08:22.547 --> 00:08:24.015
  • THEY'RE DEALING WITH.COUPLE OF MONTHS LATER, THIS
  • 00:08:24.082 --> 00:08:25.517
  • COUPLE OF MONTHS LATER, THISYOUNG LADY SHOWED UP IN THE
  • 00:08:25.584 --> 00:08:27.052
  • YOUNG LADY SHOWED UP IN THEVISITOR'S RECEPTION.
  • 00:08:27.118 --> 00:08:28.887
  • VISITOR'S RECEPTION.SHE SAID TO ME, "VICTORIA WILL
  • 00:08:28.954 --> 00:08:30.755
  • SHE SAID TO ME, "VICTORIA WILLNEVER KNOW WHAT SHE DID FOR ME
  • 00:08:30.822 --> 00:08:32.557
  • NEVER KNOW WHAT SHE DID FOR METHAT DAY."
  • 00:08:32.624 --> 00:08:34.059
  • THAT DAY."SHE TOLD HOW SHE HAD GONE
  • 00:08:34.125 --> 00:08:35.760
  • SHE TOLD HOW SHE HAD GONETHROUGH A BITTER DIVORCE.
  • 00:08:35.827 --> 00:08:37.829
  • THROUGH A BITTER DIVORCE.SHE FELT SO UNATTRACTIVE, SO
  • 00:08:37.896 --> 00:08:39.731
  • SHE FELT SO UNATTRACTIVE, SOBEATEN DOWN.
  • 00:08:39.798 --> 00:08:41.533
  • BEATEN DOWN.EVERY VOICE TOLD HER SHE WASN'T
  • 00:08:41.600 --> 00:08:42.834
  • EVERY VOICE TOLD HER SHE WASN'TWORTH ANYTHING, THAT SHE WOULD
  • 00:08:42.901 --> 00:08:44.603
  • WORTH ANYTHING, THAT SHE WOULDNEVER LOVE AGAIN.
  • 00:08:44.669 --> 00:08:46.438
  • NEVER LOVE AGAIN.SHE SAID, "WHEN VICTORIA LOOKED
  • 00:08:46.504 --> 00:08:47.839
  • SHE SAID, "WHEN VICTORIA LOOKEDME IN THE EYES AND SAID, 'YOU
  • 00:08:47.906 --> 00:08:49.874
  • ME IN THE EYES AND SAID, 'YOUARE SO BEAUTIFUL,' IT WAS LIKE
  • 00:08:49.941 --> 00:08:51.743
  • ARE SO BEAUTIFUL,' IT WAS LIKESTRONGHOLDS WERE BROKEN IN MY
  • 00:08:51.810 --> 00:08:53.645
  • STRONGHOLDS WERE BROKEN IN MYMIND."
  • 00:08:53.712 --> 00:08:55.280
  • MIND."ALL OF THE SUDDEN, THAT
  • 00:08:55.347 --> 00:08:57.215
  • ALL OF THE SUDDEN, THATDEPRESSION LIFTED OFF OF HER.
  • 00:08:57.282 --> 00:08:59.918
  • DEPRESSION LIFTED OFF OF HER.SHE HAD A NEW PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:08:59.985 --> 00:09:02.120
  • SHE HAD A NEW PERSPECTIVE.SHE REALIZED, "I'M STILL
  • 00:09:02.187 --> 00:09:03.388
  • SHE REALIZED, "I'M STILLBEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:09:03.455 --> 00:09:05.190
  • BEAUTIFUL.I'M STILL A CHILD OF THE MOST
  • 00:09:05.256 --> 00:09:06.224
  • I'M STILL A CHILD OF THE MOSTHIGH GOD.
  • 00:09:06.291 --> 00:09:07.692
  • HIGH GOD.I'M STILL FEARFULLY AND
  • 00:09:07.759 --> 00:09:08.660
  • I'M STILL FEARFULLY ANDWONDERFULLY MADE."
  • 00:09:08.727 --> 00:09:10.295
  • WONDERFULLY MADE."FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS,
  • 00:09:10.362 --> 00:09:11.863
  • FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS,ANYTIME SHE WAS TEMPTED TO BE
  • 00:09:11.930 --> 00:09:13.098
  • ANYTIME SHE WAS TEMPTED TO BEDISCOURAGED, SHE WOULD REPLAY
  • 00:09:13.164 --> 00:09:14.699
  • DISCOURAGED, SHE WOULD REPLAYTHAT PHRASE OVER AND OVER, "YOU
  • 00:09:14.766 --> 00:09:17.102
  • THAT PHRASE OVER AND OVER, "YOUARE SO BEAUTIFUL."
  • 00:09:17.168 --> 00:09:18.937
  • ARE SO BEAUTIFUL."WE DON'T UNDERSTAND THE POWER OF
  • 00:09:19.004 --> 00:09:20.472
  • WE DON'T UNDERSTAND THE POWER OFA SIMPLE COMPLIMENT, THE POWER
  • 00:09:20.538 --> 00:09:22.707
  • A SIMPLE COMPLIMENT, THE POWEROF "I BELIEVE IN YOU," "YOU'RE
  • 00:09:22.774 --> 00:09:25.677
  • OF "I BELIEVE IN YOU," "YOU'REGOING TO MAKE IT," "GREAT THINGS
  • 00:09:25.744 --> 00:09:27.312
  • GOING TO MAKE IT," "GREAT THINGSARE IN STORE."
  • 00:09:27.379 --> 00:09:29.180
  • ARE IN STORE."VICTORIA THOUGHT SHE WAS JUST
  • 00:09:29.247 --> 00:09:30.682
  • VICTORIA THOUGHT SHE WAS JUSTBEING KIND.
  • 00:09:30.749 --> 00:09:32.417
  • BEING KIND.SHE DIDN'T REALIZE THERE WERE
  • 00:09:32.484 --> 00:09:33.685
  • SHE DIDN'T REALIZE THERE WEREHEALING IN HER WORDS.
  • 00:09:33.752 --> 00:09:36.388
  • HEALING IN HER WORDS.GOD HAD ALREADY ORDAINED THOSE
  • 00:09:36.454 --> 00:09:37.922
  • GOD HAD ALREADY ORDAINED THOSEWORDS TO HELP PUSH THAT YOUNG
  • 00:09:37.989 --> 00:09:40.325
  • WORDS TO HELP PUSH THAT YOUNGLADY PAST THE HURTS, PAST THE
  • 00:09:40.392 --> 00:09:42.560
  • LADY PAST THE HURTS, PAST THEINJUSTICE INTO THE NEW BEGINNING
  • 00:09:42.627 --> 00:09:44.896
  • INJUSTICE INTO THE NEW BEGINNINGTHAT GOD HAD IN STORE, AND YOUR
  • 00:09:44.963 --> 00:09:47.432
  • THAT GOD HAD IN STORE, AND YOURWORDS MAY SEEM ORDINARY TO YOU,
  • 00:09:47.499 --> 00:09:50.301
  • WORDS MAY SEEM ORDINARY TO YOU,BUT WHEN GOD BREATHES ON THEM,
  • 00:09:50.368 --> 00:09:52.203
  • BUT WHEN GOD BREATHES ON THEM,THEY BECOME EXTRAORDINARY TO THE
  • 00:09:52.270 --> 00:09:54.706
  • THEY BECOME EXTRAORDINARY TO THEOTHER PERSON.
  • 00:09:54.773 --> 00:09:57.242
  • OTHER PERSON.SOMEBODY TODAY NEEDS YOUR
  • 00:09:57.308 --> 00:09:59.210
  • SOMEBODY TODAY NEEDS YOURHEALING WORDS.
  • 00:09:59.277 --> 00:10:01.246
  • HEALING WORDS.SOMEBODY WON'T GET PAST THE
  • 00:10:01.312 --> 00:10:02.614
  • SOMEBODY WON'T GET PAST THEDEPRESSION WITHOUT YOU SPEAKING
  • 00:10:02.681 --> 00:10:04.783
  • DEPRESSION WITHOUT YOU SPEAKINGBLESSINGS OVER THEM.
  • 00:10:04.849 --> 00:10:06.518
  • BLESSINGS OVER THEM.SOMEBODY WILL GIVE UP ON A
  • 00:10:06.584 --> 00:10:07.652
  • SOMEBODY WILL GIVE UP ON ADREAM.
  • 00:10:07.719 --> 00:10:08.787
  • DREAM.THEY'LL GET TALKED OUT OF GOD'S
  • 00:10:08.853 --> 00:10:09.688
  • THEY'LL GET TALKED OUT OF GOD'SBEST UNLESS YOU STEP UP AND
  • 00:10:09.754 --> 00:10:11.056
  • BEST UNLESS YOU STEP UP ANDENCOURAGE THEM.
  • 00:10:11.122 --> 00:10:13.358
  • ENCOURAGE THEM.WILL YOU BE A HEALER?
  • 00:10:13.425 --> 00:10:14.759
  • WILL YOU BE A HEALER?WILL YOU USE YOUR WORDS TO LIFT
  • 00:10:14.826 --> 00:10:16.127
  • WILL YOU USE YOUR WORDS TO LIFTPEOPLE?
  • 00:10:16.194 --> 00:10:17.762
  • PEOPLE?PROVERBS 18 SAYS OUR WORDS CAN
  • 00:10:17.829 --> 00:10:20.131
  • PROVERBS 18 SAYS OUR WORDS CANBE LIFE-GIVING WATER.
  • 00:10:20.198 --> 00:10:23.034
  • BE LIFE-GIVING WATER.I FOUND PEOPLE ARE THIRSTY.
  • 00:10:23.101 --> 00:10:24.803
  • I FOUND PEOPLE ARE THIRSTY.THEY'VE GONE THROUGH HEARTACHES.
  • 00:10:24.869 --> 00:10:27.072
  • THEY'VE GONE THROUGH HEARTACHES.THEY'VE BEEN BEATEN DOWN IN
  • 00:10:27.138 --> 00:10:28.940
  • THEY'VE BEEN BEATEN DOWN INLIFE.
  • 00:10:29.007 --> 00:10:30.175
  • LIFE.WE HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER THEM.
  • 00:10:30.241 --> 00:10:31.142
  • WE HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER THEM.OUR WORDS CAN HELP HEAL THE
  • 00:10:31.209 --> 00:10:33.411
  • OUR WORDS CAN HELP HEAL THEHURTS.
  • 00:10:33.478 --> 00:10:35.213
  • HURTS.BE AWARE OF WHO'S IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:10:35.280 --> 00:10:36.748
  • BE AWARE OF WHO'S IN YOUR LIFE.BE SENSITIVE TO WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:10:36.815 --> 00:10:38.750
  • BE SENSITIVE TO WHAT YOU'REFEELING DOWN IN HERE.
  • 00:10:38.817 --> 00:10:40.485
  • FEELING DOWN IN HERE.TAKE TIME TO LET PEOPLE KNOW
  • 00:10:40.552 --> 00:10:41.986
  • TAKE TIME TO LET PEOPLE KNOWTHAT YOU CARE.
  • 00:10:42.053 --> 00:10:43.555
  • IN MY EARLY 20S, A YOUNG MAN
  • 00:10:43.922 --> 00:10:45.724
  • IN MY EARLY 20S, A YOUNG MANSTARTED COMING UP TO THE GYM TO
  • 00:10:45.790 --> 00:10:47.325
  • STARTED COMING UP TO THE GYM TOPLAY BASKETBALL WITH US.
  • 00:10:47.392 --> 00:10:49.227
  • PLAY BASKETBALL WITH US.HE WAS A LONER.
  • 00:10:49.294 --> 00:10:50.662
  • HE WAS A LONER.HE WAS VERY UNFRIENDLY, VERY
  • 00:10:50.729 --> 00:10:52.263
  • HE WAS VERY UNFRIENDLY, VERYCOLD.
  • 00:10:52.330 --> 00:10:54.065
  • COLD.HE NEVER TALKED.
  • 00:10:54.132 --> 00:10:55.433
  • HE NEVER TALKED.EVEN DURING THE GAMES, HE
  • 00:10:55.500 --> 00:10:56.801
  • EVEN DURING THE GAMES, HEWOULDN'T INTERACT WITH US.
  • 00:10:56.868 --> 00:10:58.803
  • WOULDN'T INTERACT WITH US.MOST OF THE GUYS JUST IGNORED
  • 00:10:58.870 --> 00:11:00.305
  • MOST OF THE GUYS JUST IGNOREDHIM, BUT SOMETHING DOWN IN HERE
  • 00:11:00.371 --> 00:11:02.474
  • HIM, BUT SOMETHING DOWN IN HERETOLD ME TO REACH OUT TO HIM AND
  • 00:11:02.540 --> 00:11:04.909
  • TOLD ME TO REACH OUT TO HIM ANDMAKE HIM FEEL WELCOME.
  • 00:11:04.976 --> 00:11:07.479
  • MAKE HIM FEEL WELCOME.I FOUND OUT THAT HIS NAME WAS
  • 00:11:07.545 --> 00:11:08.646
  • I FOUND OUT THAT HIS NAME WASBEAU.
  • 00:11:08.713 --> 00:11:10.014
  • BEAU.WHEN HE WOULD COME INTO THE GYM,
  • 00:11:10.081 --> 00:11:11.483
  • WHEN HE WOULD COME INTO THE GYM,I WOULD GO OVER AND SAY,
  • 00:11:11.549 --> 00:11:12.584
  • I WOULD GO OVER AND SAY,"HEY, BEAU.
  • 00:11:12.650 --> 00:11:13.518
  • "HEY, BEAU.IT'S GREAT TO SEE YOU TODAY."
  • 00:11:13.585 --> 00:11:15.053
  • IT'S GREAT TO SEE YOU TODAY."HE NEVER SAID ANYTHING.
  • 00:11:15.120 --> 00:11:16.755
  • HE NEVER SAID ANYTHING.HE JUST HIT HIS CHEST TWICE AND
  • 00:11:16.821 --> 00:11:18.156
  • HE JUST HIT HIS CHEST TWICE ANDWALKED AWAY.
  • 00:11:18.223 --> 00:11:20.358
  • WALKED AWAY.I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANT,
  • 00:11:20.425 --> 00:11:21.593
  • I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANT,BUT I HIT MY CHEST TWICE AND
  • 00:11:21.659 --> 00:11:22.961
  • BUT I HIT MY CHEST TWICE ANDWALKED AWAY.
  • 00:11:23.027 --> 00:11:24.996
  • WALKED AWAY.THIS WENT ON FOR SEVERAL YEARS.
  • 00:11:25.063 --> 00:11:27.699
  • THIS WENT ON FOR SEVERAL YEARS.I SAW HIM FOUR OR FIVE TIMES A
  • 00:11:27.766 --> 00:11:29.601
  • I SAW HIM FOUR OR FIVE TIMES AWEEK.
  • 00:11:29.667 --> 00:11:30.702
  • WEEK.WELL, I STOPPED PLAYING
  • 00:11:30.769 --> 00:11:31.569
  • WELL, I STOPPED PLAYINGBASKETBALL THERE, AND I HADN'T
  • 00:11:31.636 --> 00:11:33.104
  • BASKETBALL THERE, AND I HADN'TSEEN BEAU IN OVER 20 YEARS.
  • 00:11:33.171 --> 00:11:35.640
  • SEEN BEAU IN OVER 20 YEARS.ONE SUNDAY, HE SHOWED UP AT
  • 00:11:35.707 --> 00:11:36.941
  • ONE SUNDAY, HE SHOWED UP ATCHURCH.
  • 00:11:37.008 --> 00:11:38.309
  • CHURCH.I SAW HIM AFTERWARDS.
  • 00:11:38.376 --> 00:11:39.778
  • I SAW HIM AFTERWARDS.I THOUGHT, "WHERE DO I KNOW THIS
  • 00:11:39.844 --> 00:11:40.979
  • I THOUGHT, "WHERE DO I KNOW THISGUY FROM?"
  • 00:11:41.045 --> 00:11:42.447
  • GUY FROM?"HE SAID, "I'M BEAU.
  • 00:11:42.514 --> 00:11:43.748
  • HE SAID, "I'M BEAU.WE USED TO PLAY BASKETBALL
  • 00:11:43.815 --> 00:11:44.883
  • WE USED TO PLAY BASKETBALLTOGETHER."
  • 00:11:44.949 --> 00:11:45.884
  • TOGETHER."THAT'S THE MOST I'D EVER HEARD
  • 00:11:45.950 --> 00:11:46.718
  • THAT'S THE MOST I'D EVER HEARDHIM TALK.
  • 00:11:46.785 --> 00:11:48.186
  • HIM TALK.HE WENT ON TO TELL HOW HE GREW
  • 00:11:48.253 --> 00:11:49.988
  • HE WENT ON TO TELL HOW HE GREWUP IN THE PROJECTS.
  • 00:11:50.054 --> 00:11:51.890
  • UP IN THE PROJECTS.AT 14, HE STARTED LIVING ON HIS
  • 00:11:51.956 --> 00:11:53.458
  • AT 14, HE STARTED LIVING ON HISOWN.
  • 00:11:53.525 --> 00:11:54.926
  • OWN.NOBODY WANTED HIM.
  • 00:11:54.993 --> 00:11:56.427
  • NOBODY WANTED HIM.HE NEVER FELT LOVED OR ACCEPTED.
  • 00:11:56.494 --> 00:11:58.897
  • HE NEVER FELT LOVED OR ACCEPTED.HE SAID, "ONE OF THE MAIN
  • 00:11:58.963 --> 00:12:00.131
  • HE SAID, "ONE OF THE MAINREASONS I WENT UP TO THE GYM WAS
  • 00:12:00.198 --> 00:12:02.233
  • REASONS I WENT UP TO THE GYM WASTO HEAR YOU SAY, 'GREAT TO SEE
  • 00:12:02.300 --> 00:12:04.569
  • TO HEAR YOU SAY, 'GREAT TO SEEYOU TODAY,' BECAUSE NOBODY HAD
  • 00:12:04.636 --> 00:12:06.738
  • YOU TODAY,' BECAUSE NOBODY HADTOLD ME THAT THEY WERE GLAD TO
  • 00:12:06.805 --> 00:12:08.640
  • TOLD ME THAT THEY WERE GLAD TOSEE ME."
  • 00:12:08.706 --> 00:12:10.375
  • SEE ME."I DIDN'T KNOW IT AT THE TIME,
  • 00:12:10.441 --> 00:12:12.644
  • I DIDN'T KNOW IT AT THE TIME,BUT BEAU WAS THIRSTY.
  • 00:12:12.710 --> 00:12:14.813
  • BUT BEAU WAS THIRSTY.THOSE SIMPLE WORDS, LETTING HIM
  • 00:12:14.879 --> 00:12:16.781
  • THOSE SIMPLE WORDS, LETTING HIMKNOW THAT I CARED, WERE LIKE
  • 00:12:16.848 --> 00:12:18.783
  • KNOW THAT I CARED, WERE LIKELIFE-GIVING WATER.
  • 00:12:18.850 --> 00:12:20.885
  • LIFE-GIVING WATER.TODAY BEAU IS MARRIED.
  • 00:12:20.952 --> 00:12:22.954
  • TODAY BEAU IS MARRIED.HE INTRODUCED ME TO HIS
  • 00:12:23.021 --> 00:12:24.122
  • HE INTRODUCED ME TO HISCHILDREN.
  • 00:12:24.189 --> 00:12:25.256
  • CHILDREN.HE'S SETTING A NEW STANDARD FOR
  • 00:12:25.323 --> 00:12:26.090
  • HE'S SETTING A NEW STANDARD FORHIS FAMILY.
  • 00:12:26.157 --> 00:12:27.826
  • HIS FAMILY.WHAT AM I SAYING?
  • 00:12:27.892 --> 00:12:29.060
  • WHAT AM I SAYING?NOBODY IS IN YOUR LIFE BY
  • 00:12:29.127 --> 00:12:30.495
  • NOBODY IS IN YOUR LIFE BYACCIDENT.
  • 00:12:30.562 --> 00:12:32.230
  • ACCIDENT.DON'T IGNORE WHAT YOU FEEL ON
  • 00:12:32.297 --> 00:12:33.598
  • DON'T IGNORE WHAT YOU FEEL ONTHE INSIDE, THAT COMPASSION TO
  • 00:12:33.665 --> 00:12:35.600
  • THE INSIDE, THAT COMPASSION TOENCOURAGE THEM, THAT DESIRE TO
  • 00:12:35.667 --> 00:12:37.969
  • ENCOURAGE THEM, THAT DESIRE TOBE THEIR FRIEND.
  • 00:12:38.036 --> 00:12:40.471
  • BE THEIR FRIEND.THEY'RE THIRSTY.
  • 00:12:40.538 --> 00:12:41.706
  • THEY'RE THIRSTY.YOU HAVE THE WATER.
  • 00:12:41.773 --> 00:12:43.541
  • TAKE TIME TO MAKE THEM FEEL
  • 00:12:43.741 --> 00:12:45.043
  • TAKE TIME TO MAKE THEM FEELLOVED.
  • 00:12:45.109 --> 00:12:46.477
  • LOVED.DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SOMETHING
  • 00:12:46.544 --> 00:12:47.512
  • DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SOMETHINGBIG, JUST "GOOD TO SEE YOU," "I
  • 00:12:47.579 --> 00:12:49.614
  • BIG, JUST "GOOD TO SEE YOU," "IBELIEVE IN YOU," "I'M PRAYING
  • 00:12:49.681 --> 00:12:50.949
  • BELIEVE IN YOU," "I'M PRAYINGFOR YOU."
  • 00:12:51.015 --> 00:12:52.116
  • FOR YOU."JUST LET THEM KNOW THAT YOU
  • 00:12:52.183 --> 00:12:53.351
  • JUST LET THEM KNOW THAT YOUCARE.
  • 00:12:53.418 --> 00:12:54.919
  • CARE.WE'RE SO BUSY THESE DAYS.
  • 00:12:54.986 --> 00:12:56.855
  • WE'RE SO BUSY THESE DAYS.WE'VE GOT OUR OWN CHALLENGES.
  • 00:12:56.921 --> 00:12:58.423
  • WE'VE GOT OUR OWN CHALLENGES.IF WE'RE NOT CAREFUL, WE'LL PASS
  • 00:12:58.489 --> 00:12:59.891
  • IF WE'RE NOT CAREFUL, WE'LL PASSRIGHT BY THE THIRSTY PEOPLE.
  • 00:12:59.958 --> 00:13:02.927
  • RIGHT BY THE THIRSTY PEOPLE.THERE'S NO GREATER FEELING THAN
  • 00:13:02.994 --> 00:13:04.662
  • THERE'S NO GREATER FEELING THANTO GIVE THEM WATER.
  • 00:13:04.729 --> 00:13:06.431
  • TO GIVE THEM WATER.NOTHING IS MORE REWARDING THAN
  • 00:13:06.497 --> 00:13:07.899
  • NOTHING IS MORE REWARDING THANTO HELP SOMEONE ELSE RISE
  • 00:13:07.966 --> 00:13:09.634
  • TO HELP SOMEONE ELSE RISEHIGHER.
  • 00:13:09.701 --> 00:13:11.469
  • WHEN WE COME TO THE END OF LIFE,
  • 00:13:11.669 --> 00:13:13.671
  • WHEN WE COME TO THE END OF LIFE,WE CAN BE KNOWN FOR A LOT OF
  • 00:13:13.738 --> 00:13:14.806
  • WE CAN BE KNOWN FOR A LOT OFTHINGS: "WE WERE SUCCESSFUL IN
  • 00:13:14.873 --> 00:13:16.407
  • THINGS: "WE WERE SUCCESSFUL INOUR CAREER," "JOEL HAD A BIG
  • 00:13:16.474 --> 00:13:18.343
  • OUR CAREER," "JOEL HAD A BIGCHURCH," "SHE WAS TALENTED,"
  • 00:13:18.409 --> 00:13:20.011
  • CHURCH," "SHE WAS TALENTED,""THEY LIVED IN A NICE PLACE."
  • 00:13:20.078 --> 00:13:22.213
  • "THEY LIVED IN A NICE PLACE."THAT'S ALL GOOD, NOTHING WRONG
  • 00:13:22.280 --> 00:13:23.581
  • THAT'S ALL GOOD, NOTHING WRONGWITH THAT, BUT I'D RATHER PEOPLE
  • 00:13:23.648 --> 00:13:25.483
  • WITH THAT, BUT I'D RATHER PEOPLESAY ABOUT ME, "JOEL WAS A
  • 00:13:25.550 --> 00:13:27.886
  • SAY ABOUT ME, "JOEL WAS AHEALER," "HE LIFTED ME WHEN I
  • 00:13:27.952 --> 00:13:30.188
  • HEALER," "HE LIFTED ME WHEN IWAS DOWN," "HE ENCOURAGED ME
  • 00:13:30.255 --> 00:13:32.056
  • WAS DOWN," "HE ENCOURAGED MEWHEN I FELT STUCK," "HE TOLD ME
  • 00:13:32.123 --> 00:13:34.325
  • WHEN I FELT STUCK," "HE TOLD MEI COULD ACCOMPLISH DREAMS THAT I
  • 00:13:34.392 --> 00:13:36.294
  • I COULD ACCOMPLISH DREAMS THAT INEVER THOUGHT I COULD
  • 00:13:36.361 --> 00:13:37.729
  • NEVER THOUGHT I COULDACCOMPLISH."
  • 00:13:37.795 --> 00:13:39.097
  • ACCOMPLISH."WHERE ARE THE HEALERS?
  • 00:13:39.163 --> 00:13:40.732
  • WHERE ARE THE HEALERS?WHERE ARE THE LIFTERS?
  • 00:13:40.798 --> 00:13:42.634
  • WHERE ARE THE LIFTERS?THERE ARE ENOUGH PEOPLE SAYING
  • 00:13:42.700 --> 00:13:44.402
  • THERE ARE ENOUGH PEOPLE SAYINGNEGATIVE, CRITICAL, JUDGMENTAL
  • 00:13:44.469 --> 00:13:46.371
  • NEGATIVE, CRITICAL, JUDGMENTALWORDS.
  • 00:13:46.437 --> 00:13:48.006
  • WORDS.OUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE, "WHO CAN
  • 00:13:48.072 --> 00:13:49.474
  • OUR ATTITUDE SHOULD BE, "WHO CANI BLESS TODAY?"
  • 00:13:49.540 --> 00:13:51.743
  • I BLESS TODAY?""WHO CAN I HELP HEAL?"
  • 00:13:51.809 --> 00:13:53.211
  • "WHO CAN I HELP HEAL?""WHO CAN I MAKE FEEL BETTER
  • 00:13:53.278 --> 00:13:54.379
  • "WHO CAN I MAKE FEEL BETTERABOUT THEMSELVES?"
  • 00:13:54.445 --> 00:13:55.847
  • ABOUT THEMSELVES?"WHY DON'T YOU START WITH YOUR
  • 00:13:55.914 --> 00:13:57.148
  • WHY DON'T YOU START WITH YOUROWN FAMILY?
  • 00:13:57.215 --> 00:13:58.783
  • OWN FAMILY?HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN SINCE
  • 00:13:58.850 --> 00:14:00.485
  • HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN SINCEYOU'VE TOLD THE PEOPLE IN YOUR
  • 00:14:00.551 --> 00:14:02.220
  • YOU'VE TOLD THE PEOPLE IN YOURLIFE, "I LOVE YOU," "I'M GLAD
  • 00:14:02.287 --> 00:14:04.622
  • LIFE, "I LOVE YOU," "I'M GLADYOU'RE MINE"?
  • 00:14:04.689 --> 00:14:06.591
  • YOU'RE MINE"?DON'T LET A STRANGER COMPLIMENT
  • 00:14:06.658 --> 00:14:08.359
  • DON'T LET A STRANGER COMPLIMENTYOUR SPOUSE MORE THAN YOU DO.
  • 00:14:08.426 --> 00:14:11.496
  • YOUR SPOUSE MORE THAN YOU DO.DON'T LET A COACH, A TEACHER, A
  • 00:14:11.562 --> 00:14:13.331
  • DON'T LET A COACH, A TEACHER, AFRIEND, MAKE YOUR CHILDREN FEEL
  • 00:14:13.398 --> 00:14:15.667
  • FRIEND, MAKE YOUR CHILDREN FEELMORE SPECIAL THAN YOU DO.
  • 00:14:15.733 --> 00:14:18.469
  • MORE SPECIAL THAN YOU DO.EVERY DAY, BLESS YOUR CHILDREN
  • 00:14:18.536 --> 00:14:20.939
  • EVERY DAY, BLESS YOUR CHILDRENWITH YOUR WORDS.
  • 00:14:21.005 --> 00:14:22.707
  • WITH YOUR WORDS.TELL THEM HOW PROUD YOU ARE OF
  • 00:14:22.774 --> 00:14:23.808
  • TELL THEM HOW PROUD YOU ARE OFTHEM.
  • 00:14:23.875 --> 00:14:25.176
  • THEM.TELL THEM WHAT THEY CAN BECOME.
  • 00:14:25.243 --> 00:14:26.311
  • TELL THEM WHAT THEY CAN BECOME.CALL OUT THEIR SEEDS OF
  • 00:14:26.377 --> 00:14:28.346
  • CALL OUT THEIR SEEDS OFGREATNESS.
  • 00:14:28.413 --> 00:14:30.148
  • GREATNESS.REMIND THEM THAT THEY'RE MADE IN
  • 00:14:30.214 --> 00:14:31.549
  • REMIND THEM THAT THEY'RE MADE INTHE IMAGE OF ALMIGHTY GOD, THAT
  • 00:14:31.616 --> 00:14:33.851
  • THE IMAGE OF ALMIGHTY GOD, THATTHEY ARE FULL OF POTENTIAL, THAT
  • 00:14:33.918 --> 00:14:35.653
  • THEY ARE FULL OF POTENTIAL, THATTHEY'RE SUPPOSED TO GO FURTHER
  • 00:14:35.720 --> 00:14:37.188
  • THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO GO FURTHERTHAN YOU, THAT THE ANOINTING IS
  • 00:14:37.255 --> 00:14:39.157
  • THAN YOU, THAT THE ANOINTING ISINCREASING WITH EACH GENERATION.
  • 00:14:39.223 --> 00:14:42.160
  • INCREASING WITH EACH GENERATION.THEY HAVE SO MUCH TO DEAL WITH
  • 00:14:42.226 --> 00:14:43.728
  • THEY HAVE SO MUCH TO DEAL WITHTHESE DAYS, THE SOCIAL CHATTER
  • 00:14:43.795 --> 00:14:45.463
  • THESE DAYS, THE SOCIAL CHATTERAND ALL THE BULLYING, THE
  • 00:14:45.530 --> 00:14:47.532
  • AND ALL THE BULLYING, THEHURTFUL WORDS, BUT WHEN YOU TELL
  • 00:14:47.598 --> 00:14:49.901
  • HURTFUL WORDS, BUT WHEN YOU TELLYOUR CHILD, "I LOVE YOU," "I'M
  • 00:14:49.968 --> 00:14:52.837
  • YOUR CHILD, "I LOVE YOU," "I'MBLESSED TO HAVE YOU AS MY
  • 00:14:52.904 --> 00:14:54.806
  • BLESSED TO HAVE YOU AS MYCHILD," THAT'S NOT ONLY HELPING
  • 00:14:54.872 --> 00:14:56.607
  • CHILD," THAT'S NOT ONLY HELPINGTO HEAL THE WOUNDS, BUT THAT'S
  • 00:14:56.674 --> 00:14:58.509
  • TO HEAL THE WOUNDS, BUT THAT'SPROTECTING THEM.
  • 00:14:58.576 --> 00:15:00.144
  • PROTECTING THEM.THAT'S WHAT CAUSES THOSE HURTFUL
  • 00:15:00.211 --> 00:15:01.446
  • THAT'S WHAT CAUSES THOSE HURTFULWORDS TO BOUNCE OFF OF THEM.
  • 00:15:01.512 --> 00:15:03.915
  • WORDS TO BOUNCE OFF OF THEM.THE MORE PEOPLE SPEAK NEGATIVE
  • 00:15:03.982 --> 00:15:05.283
  • THE MORE PEOPLE SPEAK NEGATIVEOVER YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, YOUR
  • 00:15:05.350 --> 00:15:07.085
  • OVER YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, YOURFRIENDS, THE MORE YOU NEED TO
  • 00:15:07.151 --> 00:15:08.653
  • FRIENDS, THE MORE YOU NEED TOSPEAK THESE POSITIVE,
  • 00:15:08.720 --> 00:15:10.254
  • SPEAK THESE POSITIVE,FAITH-FILLED HEALING WORDS.
  • 00:15:10.321 --> 00:15:12.790
  • FAITH-FILLED HEALING WORDS.GROWING UP IN OUR FAMILY, THERE
  • 00:15:12.857 --> 00:15:14.993
  • GROWING UP IN OUR FAMILY, THEREWERE FIVE OF US CHILDREN.
  • 00:15:15.059 --> 00:15:17.328
  • WERE FIVE OF US CHILDREN.WHEN IT WAS ONE OF OUR
  • 00:15:17.395 --> 00:15:18.663
  • WHEN IT WAS ONE OF OURBIRTHDAYS, MY MOTHER HAD A
  • 00:15:18.730 --> 00:15:20.431
  • BIRTHDAYS, MY MOTHER HAD ASPECIAL TRADITION.
  • 00:15:20.498 --> 00:15:22.600
  • SPECIAL TRADITION.AT DINNERTIME, WE ALL HAD TO SAY
  • 00:15:22.667 --> 00:15:24.369
  • AT DINNERTIME, WE ALL HAD TO SAYONE GOOD THING ABOUT THE PERSON
  • 00:15:24.435 --> 00:15:26.871
  • ONE GOOD THING ABOUT THE PERSONTHAT WAS HAVING A BIRTHDAY.
  • 00:15:26.938 --> 00:15:28.940
  • THAT WAS HAVING A BIRTHDAY.I DIDN'T LIKE DOING THAT.
  • 00:15:29.007 --> 00:15:30.575
  • I DIDN'T LIKE DOING THAT.I WASN'T USED TO EXPRESSING MY
  • 00:15:30.641 --> 00:15:32.076
  • I WASN'T USED TO EXPRESSING MYFEELINGS, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT WAS
  • 00:15:32.143 --> 00:15:33.811
  • FEELINGS, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT WASMY BROTHER PAUL'S BIRTHDAY, AND
  • 00:15:33.878 --> 00:15:36.214
  • MY BROTHER PAUL'S BIRTHDAY, ANDTOOK ME 30 MINUTES TO THINK OF
  • 00:15:36.280 --> 00:15:37.448
  • TOOK ME 30 MINUTES TO THINK OFSOMETHING GOOD, BUT I THOUGHT,
  • 00:15:37.515 --> 00:15:39.117
  • SOMETHING GOOD, BUT I THOUGHT,"MAMA, THEY KNOW I LOVE THEM,"
  • 00:15:39.183 --> 00:15:40.618
  • "MAMA, THEY KNOW I LOVE THEM,""THEY KNOW THEY'RE SPECIAL,"
  • 00:15:40.685 --> 00:15:42.820
  • "THEY KNOW THEY'RE SPECIAL,""THEY KNOW THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL,"
  • 00:15:42.887 --> 00:15:44.622
  • "THEY KNOW THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL,"BUT MY THOUGHTS WEREN'T BLESSING
  • 00:15:44.689 --> 00:15:45.990
  • BUT MY THOUGHTS WEREN'T BLESSINGANYBODY.
  • 00:15:46.057 --> 00:15:47.458
  • ANYBODY.MY THOUGHTS WEREN'T BRINGING
  • 00:15:47.525 --> 00:15:48.493
  • MY THOUGHTS WEREN'T BRINGINGHEALING.
  • 00:15:48.559 --> 00:15:49.460
  • HEALING.I REALIZE NOW, MY PARENTS
  • 00:15:49.527 --> 00:15:50.862
  • I REALIZE NOW, MY PARENTSWEREN'T JUST DOING THAT TO MAKE
  • 00:15:50.928 --> 00:15:53.064
  • WEREN'T JUST DOING THAT TO MAKETHE BIRTHDAY PERSON FEEL
  • 00:15:53.131 --> 00:15:54.532
  • THE BIRTHDAY PERSON FEELSPECIAL.
  • 00:15:54.599 --> 00:15:55.366
  • SPECIAL.THAT WAS ONE REASON, BUT THEY
  • 00:15:55.433 --> 00:15:56.434
  • THAT WAS ONE REASON, BUT THEYWERE TEACHING US THE IMPORTANCE
  • 00:15:56.501 --> 00:15:58.002
  • WERE TEACHING US THE IMPORTANCEOF SPEAKING THE BLESSING, OF
  • 00:15:58.069 --> 00:16:00.204
  • OF SPEAKING THE BLESSING, OFVERBALIZING WHAT WE LIKED, OF
  • 00:16:00.271 --> 00:16:02.373
  • VERBALIZING WHAT WE LIKED, OFBEING FREE WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS.
  • 00:16:02.440 --> 00:16:04.742
  • BEING FREE WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS.I WOULDN'T BE STANDING HERE
  • 00:16:04.809 --> 00:16:06.310
  • I WOULDN'T BE STANDING HEREWITHOUT ALL THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE
  • 00:16:06.377 --> 00:16:08.546
  • WITHOUT ALL THE PEOPLE THAT HAVESPOKEN THE BLESSING OVER MY
  • 00:16:08.613 --> 00:16:10.014
  • SPOKEN THE BLESSING OVER MYLIFE.
  • 00:16:10.081 --> 00:16:11.549
  • LIFE.SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE TOLD ME I
  • 00:16:11.616 --> 00:16:12.517
  • SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE TOLD ME ICOULD DO THINGS I NEVER DREAMED
  • 00:16:12.583 --> 00:16:14.419
  • COULD DO THINGS I NEVER DREAMEDI COULD DO.
  • 00:16:14.485 --> 00:16:16.087
  • I COULD DO.I HAD A COACH MY FRESHMAN YEAR
  • 00:16:16.154 --> 00:16:18.222
  • I HAD A COACH MY FRESHMAN YEAROF HIGH SCHOOL.
  • 00:16:18.289 --> 00:16:19.724
  • OF HIGH SCHOOL.I WAS VERY SMALL, ABOUT 6 INCHES
  • 00:16:19.791 --> 00:16:21.325
  • I WAS VERY SMALL, ABOUT 6 INCHESSHORTER THAN AVERAGE.
  • 00:16:21.392 --> 00:16:23.628
  • SHORTER THAN AVERAGE.THEY CALLED ME "PEANUT."
  • 00:16:23.694 --> 00:16:25.229
  • THEY CALLED ME "PEANUT."I WAS ON THE--HEY, DON'T LAUGH!
  • 00:16:25.296 --> 00:16:26.464
  • I WAS ON THE--HEY, DON'T LAUGH!I WAS ON THE BASKETBALL TEAM,
  • 00:16:26.531 --> 00:16:29.200
  • I WAS ON THE BASKETBALL TEAM,AND, OF COURSE, IN HIGH SCHOOL,
  • 00:16:29.267 --> 00:16:31.035
  • AND, OF COURSE, IN HIGH SCHOOL,THERE WERE A LOT MORE KIDS THAN
  • 00:16:31.102 --> 00:16:32.336
  • THERE WERE A LOT MORE KIDS THANJUNIOR HIGH.
  • 00:16:32.403 --> 00:16:33.604
  • JUNIOR HIGH.IT WAS A LOT MORE COMPETITIVE.
  • 00:16:33.671 --> 00:16:35.173
  • IT WAS A LOT MORE COMPETITIVE.I WAS A LITTLE INTIMIDATED,
  • 00:16:35.239 --> 00:16:36.908
  • I WAS A LITTLE INTIMIDATED,THINKING, "HOW AM I GOING TO
  • 00:16:36.974 --> 00:16:38.209
  • THINKING, "HOW AM I GOING TOPLAY BASKETBALL WITH ALL THESE
  • 00:16:38.276 --> 00:16:39.577
  • PLAY BASKETBALL WITH ALL THESEBIGGER GUYS?"
  • 00:16:39.644 --> 00:16:41.312
  • BIGGER GUYS?"ONE DAY, I WAS WALKING DOWN THE
  • 00:16:41.379 --> 00:16:42.513
  • ONE DAY, I WAS WALKING DOWN THEHALLWAY AT SCHOOL WITH SOME OF
  • 00:16:42.580 --> 00:16:44.148
  • HALLWAY AT SCHOOL WITH SOME OFMY FRIENDS ON THE BASKETBALL
  • 00:16:44.215 --> 00:16:45.483
  • MY FRIENDS ON THE BASKETBALLTEAM.
  • 00:16:45.550 --> 00:16:46.217
  • TEAM.MY COACH CALLED ME OVER.
  • 00:16:46.284 --> 00:16:47.318
  • MY COACH CALLED ME OVER.HE'S A BIG, TOUGH GUY.
  • 00:16:47.385 --> 00:16:48.820
  • HE'S A BIG, TOUGH GUY.HE SAID, "HEY, PEANUT, COME OVER
  • 00:16:48.886 --> 00:16:50.955
  • HE SAID, "HEY, PEANUT, COME OVERHERE."
  • 00:16:51.022 --> 00:16:52.156
  • HERE."THAT DIDN'T MAKE ME FEEL TOO
  • 00:16:52.223 --> 00:16:53.224
  • THAT DIDN'T MAKE ME FEEL TOOCONFIDENT.
  • 00:16:53.291 --> 00:16:54.258
  • CONFIDENT.HE CALLED ME "PEANUT" TOO!
  • 00:16:54.325 --> 00:16:55.660
  • HE CALLED ME "PEANUT" TOO!ALL MY FRIENDS WERE STANDING
  • 00:16:55.726 --> 00:16:56.828
  • ALL MY FRIENDS WERE STANDINGAROUND, WATCHING.
  • 00:16:56.894 --> 00:16:58.096
  • AROUND, WATCHING.HE LEANED DOWN TO MY LEVEL.
  • 00:16:58.162 --> 00:16:59.864
  • HE LEANED DOWN TO MY LEVEL.HE SAID, "LISTEN HERE, PEANUT.
  • 00:16:59.931 --> 00:17:01.532
  • HE SAID, "LISTEN HERE, PEANUT.YOU MAY BE SMALL, BUT YOU HAVE A
  • 00:17:01.599 --> 00:17:03.334
  • YOU MAY BE SMALL, BUT YOU HAVE ABIG HEART, AND YOU'RE GOING TO
  • 00:17:03.401 --> 00:17:05.236
  • BIG HEART, AND YOU'RE GOING TODO GREAT THIS YEAR.
  • 00:17:05.303 --> 00:17:07.004
  • DO GREAT THIS YEAR.IN FACT, YOU'RE GOING TO BE MY
  • 00:17:07.071 --> 00:17:08.372
  • IN FACT, YOU'RE GOING TO BE MYSTARTING POINT GUARD."
  • 00:17:08.439 --> 00:17:10.641
  • STARTING POINT GUARD."WHEN HE SAID THAT,
  • 00:17:10.708 --> 00:17:12.276
  • WHEN HE SAID THAT,I FELT 10 FEET TALL.
  • 00:17:12.343 --> 00:17:14.545
  • I FELT 10 FEET TALL.I WENT OUT AND PLAYED
  • 00:17:14.612 --> 00:17:15.480
  • I WENT OUT AND PLAYEDLIKE I WAS MICHAEL JORDAN.
  • 00:17:15.546 --> 00:17:17.915
  • LIKE I WAS MICHAEL JORDAN.I'M WHITE, I STILL CAN'T JUMP,
  • 00:17:17.982 --> 00:17:19.117
  • I'M WHITE, I STILL CAN'T JUMP,BUT I'M FAST!
  • 00:17:19.183 --> 00:17:21.419
  • BUT I'M FAST!BUT MY COACH, HE DIDN'T HAVE TO
  • 00:17:21.486 --> 00:17:22.720
  • BUT MY COACH, HE DIDN'T HAVE TOSAY THAT.
  • 00:17:22.787 --> 00:17:24.122
  • SAY THAT.HE COULD'VE JUST THOUGHT IT, OR
  • 00:17:24.188 --> 00:17:25.756
  • HE COULD'VE JUST THOUGHT IT, ORHE COULD'VE TOLD ME IN PRIVATE,
  • 00:17:25.823 --> 00:17:27.959
  • HE COULD'VE TOLD ME IN PRIVATE,BUT WHEN YOU COMPLIMENT SOMEONE
  • 00:17:28.025 --> 00:17:29.760
  • BUT WHEN YOU COMPLIMENT SOMEONEIN FRONT OF PEOPLE, IT CARRIES
  • 00:17:29.827 --> 00:17:31.963
  • IN FRONT OF PEOPLE, IT CARRIESMORE WEIGHT.
  • 00:17:32.029 --> 00:17:33.397
  • MORE WEIGHT.IT'S MAGNIFIED.
  • 00:17:33.464 --> 00:17:34.866
  • IT'S MAGNIFIED.YES, THERE ARE TIMES YOU NEED TO
  • 00:17:34.932 --> 00:17:36.167
  • YES, THERE ARE TIMES YOU NEED TODO IT IN PRIVATE, BUT WHEN YOU
  • 00:17:36.234 --> 00:17:37.668
  • DO IT IN PRIVATE, BUT WHEN YOUCAN, SPEAK A BLESSING IN PUBLIC.
  • 00:17:37.735 --> 00:17:40.104
  • CAN, SPEAK A BLESSING IN PUBLIC.AFTER ALL, A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T
  • 00:17:40.171 --> 00:17:42.773
  • AFTER ALL, A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'THAVE ANY PROBLEM SAYING NEGATIVE
  • 00:17:42.840 --> 00:17:44.609
  • HAVE ANY PROBLEM SAYING NEGATIVETHINGS IN FRONT OF PEOPLE.
  • 00:17:44.675 --> 00:17:47.145
  • THINGS IN FRONT OF PEOPLE.WHY DON'T YOU SPREAD SOME GOOD
  • 00:17:47.211 --> 00:17:48.279
  • WHY DON'T YOU SPREAD SOME GOODTHINGS ABOUT THE PEOPLE YOU
  • 00:17:48.346 --> 00:17:49.680
  • THINGS ABOUT THE PEOPLE YOULOVE?
  • 00:17:49.747 --> 00:17:50.848
  • LOVE?USE YOUR WORDS TO HELP PUSH THEM
  • 00:17:50.915 --> 00:17:52.216
  • USE YOUR WORDS TO HELP PUSH THEMINTO THEIR DESTINIES, TO
  • 00:17:52.283 --> 00:17:53.985
  • INTO THEIR DESTINIES, TOENCOURAGE THEM TO PURSUE THEIR
  • 00:17:54.051 --> 00:17:55.920
  • ENCOURAGE THEM TO PURSUE THEIRDREAMS, TO LET THEM KNOW THAT
  • 00:17:55.987 --> 00:17:58.022
  • DREAMS, TO LET THEM KNOW THATYOU BELIEVE IN THEM.
  • 00:17:58.089 --> 00:18:00.124
  • YOU BELIEVE IN THEM.MANY TIMES, YOU CAN SEE THINGS
  • 00:18:00.191 --> 00:18:01.792
  • MANY TIMES, YOU CAN SEE THINGSIN PEOPLE THAT THEY CAN'T SEE IN
  • 00:18:01.859 --> 00:18:03.794
  • IN PEOPLE THAT THEY CAN'T SEE INTHEMSELVES.
  • 00:18:03.861 --> 00:18:05.463
  • THEMSELVES.YOUR BLESSING, YOUR
  • 00:18:05.530 --> 00:18:06.597
  • YOUR BLESSING, YOURENCOURAGEMENT CAN BE WHAT CAUSES
  • 00:18:06.664 --> 00:18:08.166
  • ENCOURAGEMENT CAN BE WHAT CAUSESTHEM TO STEP UP TO WHO THEY WERE
  • 00:18:08.232 --> 00:18:10.234
  • THEM TO STEP UP TO WHO THEY WERECREATED TO BE.
  • 00:18:10.301 --> 00:18:12.370
  • CREATED TO BE.YOUR DESTINY IS CONNECTED TO THE
  • 00:18:12.436 --> 00:18:14.205
  • YOUR DESTINY IS CONNECTED TO THEPEOPLE GOD'S PUT IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:18:14.272 --> 00:18:17.842
  • PEOPLE GOD'S PUT IN YOUR LIFE.IF YOU'RE GOING TO REACH YOUR
  • 00:18:17.909 --> 00:18:19.043
  • IF YOU'RE GOING TO REACH YOURFULL POTENTIAL, THIS IS NOT AN
  • 00:18:19.110 --> 00:18:20.411
  • FULL POTENTIAL, THIS IS NOT ANOPTION.
  • 00:18:20.478 --> 00:18:21.779
  • OPTION.LOOK AROUND.
  • 00:18:21.846 --> 00:18:22.980
  • LOOK AROUND.WHO CAN YOU BLESS?
  • 00:18:23.047 --> 00:18:24.148
  • WHO CAN YOU BLESS?WHO CAN YOU HELP HEAL?
  • 00:18:24.215 --> 00:18:25.316
  • WHO CAN YOU HELP HEAL?WHO CAN YOU SHOW FAVOR TO?
  • 00:18:25.383 --> 00:18:27.151
  • WHO CAN YOU SHOW FAVOR TO?"WELL, JOEL, AS SOON AS MY
  • 00:18:27.218 --> 00:18:28.452
  • "WELL, JOEL, AS SOON AS MYHUSBAND STARTS DOING WHAT I WANT
  • 00:18:28.519 --> 00:18:30.454
  • HUSBAND STARTS DOING WHAT I WANTHIM TO DO, THEN I'LL START
  • 00:18:30.521 --> 00:18:32.190
  • HIM TO DO, THEN I'LL STARTENCOURAGING HIM, THEN I'LL
  • 00:18:32.256 --> 00:18:33.824
  • ENCOURAGING HIM, THEN I'LLCOMPLIMENT HIM."
  • 00:18:33.891 --> 00:18:35.426
  • COMPLIMENT HIM."HERE'S A KEY: IF YOU'LL QUIT
  • 00:18:35.493 --> 00:18:36.794
  • HERE'S A KEY: IF YOU'LL QUITNAGGING HIM FOR WHAT HE'S DOING
  • 00:18:36.861 --> 00:18:38.729
  • NAGGING HIM FOR WHAT HE'S DOINGWRONG AND START PRAISING HIM FOR
  • 00:18:38.796 --> 00:18:41.499
  • WRONG AND START PRAISING HIM FORWHAT HE'S DOING RIGHT, THEN
  • 00:18:41.566 --> 00:18:43.401
  • WHAT HE'S DOING RIGHT, THENHE'LL BEGIN TO CHANGE.
  • 00:18:43.467 --> 00:18:45.570
  • HE'LL BEGIN TO CHANGE.PEOPLE RESPOND TO PRAISE, NOT
  • 00:18:45.636 --> 00:18:47.405
  • PEOPLE RESPOND TO PRAISE, NOTCRITICISM, NOT BEING NAGGED, NOT
  • 00:18:47.471 --> 00:18:49.874
  • CRITICISM, NOT BEING NAGGED, NOTBEING BERATED.
  • 00:18:49.941 --> 00:18:51.375
  • BEING BERATED.THE SCRIPTURE EVEN SAYS, "IT IS
  • 00:18:51.442 --> 00:18:53.110
  • THE SCRIPTURE EVEN SAYS, "IT ISBETTER TO LIVE IN THE DESERT
  • 00:18:53.177 --> 00:18:54.712
  • BETTER TO LIVE IN THE DESERTTHAN WITH A NAGGING WIFE."
  • 00:18:54.779 --> 00:18:58.216
  • THAN WITH A NAGGING WIFE."CAN I EXPAND IT?
  • 00:18:58.282 --> 00:18:59.383
  • CAN I EXPAND IT?A NAGGING HUSBAND, A NAGGING
  • 00:18:59.450 --> 00:19:00.518
  • A NAGGING HUSBAND, A NAGGINGFRIEND, A NAGGING NEIGHBOR.
  • 00:19:00.585 --> 00:19:02.353
  • FRIEND, A NAGGING NEIGHBOR.DON'T BE A NAGGER.
  • 00:19:02.420 --> 00:19:04.288
  • DON'T BE A NAGGER.NOBODY WANTS TO BE AROUND
  • 00:19:04.355 --> 00:19:05.790
  • NOBODY WANTS TO BE AROUNDSOMEBODY THAT'S ALWAYS HARPING
  • 00:19:05.856 --> 00:19:07.425
  • SOMEBODY THAT'S ALWAYS HARPINGON THEM, POINTING OUT WHAT'S
  • 00:19:07.491 --> 00:19:09.227
  • ON THEM, POINTING OUT WHAT'SWRONG, FINDING FAULT.
  • 00:19:09.293 --> 00:19:10.962
  • WRONG, FINDING FAULT.I HEARD A SAYING, "SOME PEOPLE
  • 00:19:11.028 --> 00:19:12.463
  • I HEARD A SAYING, "SOME PEOPLEARE LIKE CLOUDS.
  • 00:19:12.530 --> 00:19:14.232
  • ARE LIKE CLOUDS.WHEN THEY DISAPPEAR, IT'S A
  • 00:19:14.298 --> 00:19:15.633
  • WHEN THEY DISAPPEAR, IT'S ABEAUTIFUL DAY."
  • 00:19:15.700 --> 00:19:18.469
  • BEAUTIFUL DAY."WE SHOULD BE SO FULL OF
  • 00:19:18.536 --> 00:19:19.971
  • WE SHOULD BE SO FULL OFENCOURAGEMENT, SO FULL OF
  • 00:19:20.037 --> 00:19:21.839
  • ENCOURAGEMENT, SO FULL OFCOMPLIMENTS, THAT PEOPLE WANT TO
  • 00:19:21.906 --> 00:19:23.874
  • COMPLIMENTS, THAT PEOPLE WANT TOBE AROUND US.
  • 00:19:23.941 --> 00:19:25.543
  • BE AROUND US.THEY'RE GLAD TO SEE US COMING,
  • 00:19:25.610 --> 00:19:27.178
  • THEY'RE GLAD TO SEE US COMING,NOT TURN AROUND AND HEAD OFF
  • 00:19:27.245 --> 00:19:28.479
  • NOT TURN AROUND AND HEAD OFFTOWARD THE DESERT.
  • 00:19:28.546 --> 00:19:30.815
  • TOWARD THE DESERT.LADIES, INSTEAD OF NAGGING YOUR
  • 00:19:30.881 --> 00:19:32.350
  • LADIES, INSTEAD OF NAGGING YOURHUSBAND, "WHY DON'T YOU MOW THE
  • 00:19:32.416 --> 00:19:34.018
  • HUSBAND, "WHY DON'T YOU MOW THELAWN?"
  • 00:19:34.085 --> 00:19:35.386
  • LAWN?""CAN'T YOU SEE HOW HIGH THE
  • 00:19:35.453 --> 00:19:36.454
  • "CAN'T YOU SEE HOW HIGH THEGRASS IS?"
  • 00:19:36.520 --> 00:19:37.555
  • GRASS IS?"NEXT TIME, TRY A DIFFERENT
  • 00:19:37.622 --> 00:19:38.756
  • NEXT TIME, TRY A DIFFERENTAPPROACH.
  • 00:19:38.823 --> 00:19:40.024
  • APPROACH.WHEN YOU SEE HIM OUT THERE
  • 00:19:40.091 --> 00:19:41.192
  • WHEN YOU SEE HIM OUT THEREMOWING IT, TELL HIM HOW STRONG
  • 00:19:41.259 --> 00:19:42.426
  • MOWING IT, TELL HIM HOW STRONGHE IS, HOW MUSCULAR HE LOOKS,
  • 00:19:42.493 --> 00:19:45.396
  • HE IS, HOW MUSCULAR HE LOOKS,AND "WHAT A GREAT PHYSIQUE YOU
  • 00:19:45.463 --> 00:19:46.697
  • AND "WHAT A GREAT PHYSIQUE YOUHAVE," "YOU ARE SO HANDSOME!"
  • 00:19:46.764 --> 00:19:48.332
  • HAVE," "YOU ARE SO HANDSOME!"YOU BRAG ON HIM LIKE THAT, HE'LL
  • 00:19:48.399 --> 00:19:49.800
  • YOU BRAG ON HIM LIKE THAT, HE'LLMOW THE LAWN EVERY DAY.
  • 00:19:49.867 --> 00:19:53.104
  • MOW THE LAWN EVERY DAY.PRAISE, ENCOURAGEMENT, HONOR,
  • 00:19:53.170 --> 00:19:55.873
  • PRAISE, ENCOURAGEMENT, HONOR,THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE RESPOND TO.
  • 00:19:55.940 --> 00:19:57.875
  • THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE RESPOND TO.A MAN OPENED HIS FRONT DOOR ONE
  • 00:19:57.942 --> 00:19:59.710
  • A MAN OPENED HIS FRONT DOOR ONEMORNING AND WAS ABOUT TO GO OUT
  • 00:19:59.777 --> 00:20:01.545
  • MORNING AND WAS ABOUT TO GO OUTAND GET HIS NEWSPAPER, BUT THE
  • 00:20:01.612 --> 00:20:03.214
  • AND GET HIS NEWSPAPER, BUT THEDOG FROM ACROSS THE STREET WAS
  • 00:20:03.281 --> 00:20:05.082
  • DOG FROM ACROSS THE STREET WASSITTING ON HIS FRONT PORCH WITH
  • 00:20:05.149 --> 00:20:07.051
  • SITTING ON HIS FRONT PORCH WITHHIS NEWSPAPER IN HIS MOUTH.
  • 00:20:07.118 --> 00:20:09.754
  • HIS NEWSPAPER IN HIS MOUTH.THE MAN WAS PLEASANTLY
  • 00:20:09.820 --> 00:20:10.688
  • THE MAN WAS PLEASANTLYSURPRISED.
  • 00:20:10.755 --> 00:20:11.722
  • SURPRISED.HE DIDN'T HAVE TO WALK OUT TO
  • 00:20:11.789 --> 00:20:12.757
  • HE DIDN'T HAVE TO WALK OUT TOTHE CURB TO GET IT.
  • 00:20:12.823 --> 00:20:14.191
  • THE CURB TO GET IT.HE STARTED PETTING THE DOG AND
  • 00:20:14.258 --> 00:20:15.626
  • HE STARTED PETTING THE DOG ANDPRAISING HIM.
  • 00:20:15.693 --> 00:20:17.228
  • PRAISING HIM.HE EVEN WENT IN AND GOT A TREAT,
  • 00:20:17.295 --> 00:20:18.195
  • HE EVEN WENT IN AND GOT A TREAT,CAME BACK AND BROUGHT IT TO THE
  • 00:20:18.262 --> 00:20:19.997
  • CAME BACK AND BROUGHT IT TO THEDOG.
  • 00:20:20.064 --> 00:20:21.032
  • DOG.THE NEXT MORNING, THE MAN OPENED
  • 00:20:21.098 --> 00:20:22.366
  • THE NEXT MORNING, THE MAN OPENEDHIS FRONT DOOR, AND THERE WERE
  • 00:20:22.433 --> 00:20:24.001
  • HIS FRONT DOOR, AND THERE WEREEIGHT NEWSPAPERS
  • 00:20:24.068 --> 00:20:25.403
  • EIGHT NEWSPAPERSON HIS FRONT PORCH.
  • 00:20:25.469 --> 00:20:27.138
  • ON HIS FRONT PORCH.THE DOG HAD GONE FROM HOUSE TO
  • 00:20:27.204 --> 00:20:28.272
  • THE DOG HAD GONE FROM HOUSE TOHOUSE, PICKING UP THE DIFFERENT
  • 00:20:28.339 --> 00:20:29.907
  • HOUSE, PICKING UP THE DIFFERENTNEWSPAPERS!
  • 00:20:29.974 --> 00:20:31.942
  • NEWSPAPERS!LIKE THAT ANIMAL, WE RESPOND TO
  • 00:20:32.009 --> 00:20:33.477
  • LIKE THAT ANIMAL, WE RESPOND TOPRAISE.
  • 00:20:33.544 --> 00:20:35.446
  • PRAISE.I HAVE THESE FRIENDS THAT HAVE
  • 00:20:35.513 --> 00:20:36.781
  • I HAVE THESE FRIENDS THAT HAVEBEEN COMING TO LAKEWOOD MY WHOLE
  • 00:20:36.847 --> 00:20:38.749
  • BEEN COMING TO LAKEWOOD MY WHOLELIFE, SINCE IT STARTED.
  • 00:20:38.816 --> 00:20:40.685
  • LIFE, SINCE IT STARTED.THEY'RE MY PARENTS' AGE, AND
  • 00:20:40.751 --> 00:20:41.919
  • THEY'RE MY PARENTS' AGE, ANDTHEY'VE ALWAYS BEEN VERY
  • 00:20:41.986 --> 00:20:43.521
  • THEY'VE ALWAYS BEEN VERYSUPPORTIVE, AND THEY USED TO SIT
  • 00:20:43.587 --> 00:20:44.922
  • SUPPORTIVE, AND THEY USED TO SITON THE FRONT ROW DURING THE
  • 00:20:44.989 --> 00:20:46.324
  • ON THE FRONT ROW DURING THEEARLY SERVICE.
  • 00:20:46.390 --> 00:20:47.692
  • EARLY SERVICE.BEFORE THE WIFE WENT TO BE WITH
  • 00:20:47.758 --> 00:20:48.926
  • BEFORE THE WIFE WENT TO BE WITHTHE LORD, AFTER OUR PRAYER TIME,
  • 00:20:48.993 --> 00:20:50.661
  • THE LORD, AFTER OUR PRAYER TIME,I WOULD ALWAYS GO OVER, GIVE HER
  • 00:20:50.728 --> 00:20:52.863
  • I WOULD ALWAYS GO OVER, GIVE HERA HUG, AND TELL HER THAT I LOVED
  • 00:20:52.930 --> 00:20:55.166
  • A HUG, AND TELL HER THAT I LOVEDHER.
  • 00:20:55.232 --> 00:20:56.400
  • HER.SHE WOULD ALWAYS TELL ME HOW
  • 00:20:56.467 --> 00:20:57.735
  • SHE WOULD ALWAYS TELL ME HOWPROUD SHE WAS OF ME AND HOW
  • 00:20:57.802 --> 00:20:59.904
  • PROUD SHE WAS OF ME AND HOWHANDSOME I WAS.
  • 00:20:59.970 --> 00:21:02.273
  • HANDSOME I WAS.ANYTIME I SAW HER, I MADE SURE
  • 00:21:02.340 --> 00:21:03.941
  • ANYTIME I SAW HER, I MADE SURETO GO SAY, "HI."
  • 00:21:04.008 --> 00:21:06.510
  • TO GO SAY, "HI."SHE THOUGHT I WAS JUST COMING
  • 00:21:06.577 --> 00:21:07.945
  • SHE THOUGHT I WAS JUST COMINGOVER TO TELL HER I LOVED HER.
  • 00:21:08.012 --> 00:21:09.980
  • OVER TO TELL HER I LOVED HER.SHE DIDN'T REALIZE I WAS COMING
  • 00:21:10.047 --> 00:21:11.282
  • SHE DIDN'T REALIZE I WAS COMINGTO SEE IF I WAS STILL HANDSOME!
  • 00:21:11.349 --> 00:21:12.983
  • TO SEE IF I WAS STILL HANDSOME!LATER IN LIFE, SHE'S WAY UP IN
  • 00:21:13.050 --> 00:21:16.587
  • LATER IN LIFE, SHE'S WAY UP INHER 80S, SHE STARTED HAVING SOME
  • 00:21:16.654 --> 00:21:18.489
  • HER 80S, SHE STARTED HAVING SOMEDEMENTIA AND WASN'T REAL CLEAR
  • 00:21:18.556 --> 00:21:20.458
  • DEMENTIA AND WASN'T REAL CLEARIN ALL OF HER THINKING.
  • 00:21:20.524 --> 00:21:22.259
  • IN ALL OF HER THINKING.DIDN'T MATTER TO ME.
  • 00:21:22.326 --> 00:21:23.527
  • DIDN'T MATTER TO ME.LONG AS SHE TOLD ME I WAS
  • 00:21:23.594 --> 00:21:24.595
  • LONG AS SHE TOLD ME I WASHANDSOME, I KNEW SHE WAS OKAY.
  • 00:21:24.662 --> 00:21:26.997
  • HANDSOME, I KNEW SHE WAS OKAY.WHAT AM I SAYING?
  • 00:21:27.064 --> 00:21:28.566
  • WHAT AM I SAYING?EVERYONE NEEDS ENCOURAGEMENT.
  • 00:21:28.632 --> 00:21:31.001
  • EVERYONE NEEDS ENCOURAGEMENT.EVERYONE NEEDS SOMEBODY THAT'S
  • 00:21:31.068 --> 00:21:32.803
  • EVERYONE NEEDS SOMEBODY THAT'SCHEERING THEM ON, SOMEBODY THAT
  • 00:21:32.870 --> 00:21:34.572
  • CHEERING THEM ON, SOMEBODY THATSEES THE BEST, SOMEBODY THAT
  • 00:21:34.638 --> 00:21:36.307
  • SEES THE BEST, SOMEBODY THATTELLS YOU, "YOU'RE STILL
  • 00:21:36.374 --> 00:21:37.808
  • TELLS YOU, "YOU'RE STILLHANDSOME."
  • 00:21:37.875 --> 00:21:39.410
  • HANDSOME."YOU CAN BE THAT PERSON FOR THE
  • 00:21:39.477 --> 00:21:40.544
  • YOU CAN BE THAT PERSON FOR THEPEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:21:40.611 --> 00:21:42.947
  • PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE.YOU CAN BE THE ONE THEY COUNT
  • 00:21:43.013 --> 00:21:43.914
  • YOU CAN BE THE ONE THEY COUNTON, THE ONE THAT DOESN'T FIND
  • 00:21:43.981 --> 00:21:45.616
  • ON, THE ONE THAT DOESN'T FINDFAULT, THE ONE THAT HAS HEALING
  • 00:21:45.683 --> 00:21:47.284
  • FAULT, THE ONE THAT HAS HEALINGWORDS, WORDS THAT UPLIFT, WORDS
  • 00:21:47.351 --> 00:21:49.754
  • WORDS, WORDS THAT UPLIFT, WORDSTHAT ENCOURAGE.
  • 00:21:49.820 --> 00:21:52.189
  • THAT ENCOURAGE.IF THERE ARE NO COMPLIMENTS IN
  • 00:21:52.256 --> 00:21:53.591
  • IF THERE ARE NO COMPLIMENTS INYOUR HOME, NO PRAISE, NO
  • 00:21:53.657 --> 00:21:55.226
  • YOUR HOME, NO PRAISE, NOENCOURAGEMENT, IF IT'S ALL
  • 00:21:55.292 --> 00:21:57.094
  • ENCOURAGEMENT, IF IT'S ALLNAGGING, "WHY DON'T YOU DO
  • 00:21:57.161 --> 00:21:58.329
  • NAGGING, "WHY DON'T YOU DOBETTER?"
  • 00:21:58.396 --> 00:21:59.263
  • BETTER?"THAT OTHER PERSON IS NOT GOING
  • 00:21:59.330 --> 00:22:00.598
  • THAT OTHER PERSON IS NOT GOINGTO WANT TO COME HOME.
  • 00:22:00.664 --> 00:22:02.500
  • TO WANT TO COME HOME.THE REASON I WENT TO SEE MY
  • 00:22:02.566 --> 00:22:03.801
  • THE REASON I WENT TO SEE MYFRIEND EVERY TIME SHE WAS THERE
  • 00:22:03.868 --> 00:22:05.403
  • FRIEND EVERY TIME SHE WAS THEREIS BECAUSE SHE LIFTED ME.
  • 00:22:05.469 --> 00:22:07.872
  • IS BECAUSE SHE LIFTED ME.SHE FUELED ME.
  • 00:22:07.938 --> 00:22:09.440
  • SHE FUELED ME.SHE MADE ME WANT TO DO BETTER.
  • 00:22:09.507 --> 00:22:11.876
  • SHE MADE ME WANT TO DO BETTER.WHY DON'T YOU START DOING THAT
  • 00:22:11.942 --> 00:22:13.010
  • WHY DON'T YOU START DOING THATIN YOUR HOME?
  • 00:22:13.077 --> 00:22:14.612
  • IN YOUR HOME?YOU CAN CHANGE THE ATMOSPHERE.
  • 00:22:14.678 --> 00:22:16.414
  • YOU CAN CHANGE THE ATMOSPHERE.YOU CAN BRING HEALING TO A
  • 00:22:16.480 --> 00:22:17.648
  • YOU CAN BRING HEALING TO ARELATIONSHIP.
  • 00:22:17.715 --> 00:22:19.517
  • RELATIONSHIP.IT STARTS WITH YOUR WORDS, BY
  • 00:22:19.583 --> 00:22:21.786
  • IT STARTS WITH YOUR WORDS, BYBLESSING YOUR SPOUSE, BLESSING
  • 00:22:21.852 --> 00:22:23.687
  • BLESSING YOUR SPOUSE, BLESSINGYOUR CHILDREN, COMPLIMENTING
  • 00:22:23.754 --> 00:22:25.122
  • YOUR CHILDREN, COMPLIMENTINGTHEM: "I LOVE YOU," "I'M PROUD
  • 00:22:25.189 --> 00:22:27.258
  • THEM: "I LOVE YOU," "I'M PROUDOF YOU," "I'M GLAD YOU'RE IN MY
  • 00:22:27.324 --> 00:22:28.859
  • OF YOU," "I'M GLAD YOU'RE IN MYLIFE."
  • 00:22:28.926 --> 00:22:30.294
  • LIFE."COMPLIMENTS ARE THE GLUE THAT
  • 00:22:30.361 --> 00:22:31.829
  • COMPLIMENTS ARE THE GLUE THATHOLD A RELATIONSHIP TOGETHER.
  • 00:22:31.896 --> 00:22:34.765
  • HOLD A RELATIONSHIP TOGETHER.THEY HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE ALREADY
  • 00:22:34.832 --> 00:22:35.900
  • THEY HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE ALREADYPUSHING THEM DOWN.
  • 00:22:35.966 --> 00:22:37.768
  • PUSHING THEM DOWN.THE ACCUSER IS ALREADY TELLING
  • 00:22:37.835 --> 00:22:39.103
  • THE ACCUSER IS ALREADY TELLINGTHEM EVERYTHING THEY'RE NOT.
  • 00:22:39.170 --> 00:22:41.105
  • THEM EVERYTHING THEY'RE NOT.WHY DON'T YOU USE YOUR WORDS TO
  • 00:22:41.172 --> 00:22:42.573
  • WHY DON'T YOU USE YOUR WORDS TOBUILD THEM UP, TO TELL THEM WHAT
  • 00:22:42.640 --> 00:22:44.475
  • BUILD THEM UP, TO TELL THEM WHATTHEY CAN BECOME, TO MAKE THEM
  • 00:22:44.542 --> 00:22:46.310
  • THEY CAN BECOME, TO MAKE THEMFEEL BETTER ABOUT THEMSELVES?
  • 00:22:46.377 --> 00:22:48.612
  • FEEL BETTER ABOUT THEMSELVES?MY MOTHER HAD POLIO WHEN SHE WAS
  • 00:22:48.679 --> 00:22:50.247
  • MY MOTHER HAD POLIO WHEN SHE WASA CHILD.
  • 00:22:50.314 --> 00:22:51.649
  • A CHILD.SHE HAD TO WEAR BRACES ON HER
  • 00:22:51.715 --> 00:22:52.783
  • SHE HAD TO WEAR BRACES ON HERLEGS.
  • 00:22:52.850 --> 00:22:54.051
  • LEGS.NOW ONE LEG IS MUCH SMALLER THAN
  • 00:22:54.118 --> 00:22:55.553
  • NOW ONE LEG IS MUCH SMALLER THANTHE OTHER.
  • 00:22:55.619 --> 00:22:57.154
  • THE OTHER.FOR YEARS, SHE WAS VERY
  • 00:22:57.221 --> 00:22:58.155
  • FOR YEARS, SHE WAS VERYSELF-CONSCIOUS ABOUT IT.
  • 00:22:58.222 --> 00:23:00.124
  • SELF-CONSCIOUS ABOUT IT.SHE TRIED TO COVER THEM UP AND
  • 00:23:00.191 --> 00:23:01.425
  • SHE TRIED TO COVER THEM UP ANDWEAR CLOTHES THAT WOULD HIDE
  • 00:23:01.492 --> 00:23:02.726
  • WEAR CLOTHES THAT WOULD HIDETHEM.
  • 00:23:02.793 --> 00:23:03.928
  • THEM.BUT IN HER EARLY 30S, NOT LONG
  • 00:23:03.994 --> 00:23:05.663
  • BUT IN HER EARLY 30S, NOT LONGAFTER SHE MARRIED MY FATHER, A
  • 00:23:05.729 --> 00:23:07.798
  • AFTER SHE MARRIED MY FATHER, AGUEST MINISTER WAS COMING TO
  • 00:23:07.865 --> 00:23:09.133
  • GUEST MINISTER WAS COMING TOSPEAK AT THE CHURCH.
  • 00:23:09.200 --> 00:23:10.835
  • SPEAK AT THE CHURCH.THIS MAN'S ALWAYS POSITIVE AND
  • 00:23:10.901 --> 00:23:11.969
  • THIS MAN'S ALWAYS POSITIVE ANDUPLIFTING.
  • 00:23:12.036 --> 00:23:13.704
  • UPLIFTING.MY MOTHER WAS WALKING
  • 00:23:13.771 --> 00:23:14.605
  • MY MOTHER WAS WALKINGIN FRONT OF HIM.
  • 00:23:14.672 --> 00:23:16.173
  • IN FRONT OF HIM.HE TURNED TO MY FATHER AND SAID,
  • 00:23:16.240 --> 00:23:17.641
  • HE TURNED TO MY FATHER AND SAID,"JOHN, LOOK AT DODIE.
  • 00:23:17.708 --> 00:23:19.477
  • "JOHN, LOOK AT DODIE.SHE WALKS LIKE A PRINCESS."
  • 00:23:19.543 --> 00:23:22.046
  • SHE WALKS LIKE A PRINCESS."UP TO THAT POINT, MY MOTHER HAD
  • 00:23:22.112 --> 00:23:23.647
  • UP TO THAT POINT, MY MOTHER HADNEVER HEARD ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT
  • 00:23:23.714 --> 00:23:25.483
  • NEVER HEARD ANYTHING GOOD ABOUTHOW SHE WALKED.
  • 00:23:25.549 --> 00:23:27.351
  • HOW SHE WALKED.IN FACT, SHE WAS KIND OF
  • 00:23:27.418 --> 00:23:28.385
  • IN FACT, SHE WAS KIND OFEMBARRASSED BY IT BECAUSE SHE
  • 00:23:28.452 --> 00:23:29.887
  • EMBARRASSED BY IT BECAUSE SHEWALKS WITH A LIMP.
  • 00:23:29.954 --> 00:23:31.555
  • WALKS WITH A LIMP.SHE HAS TO WALK MUCH SLOWER, BUT
  • 00:23:31.622 --> 00:23:33.224
  • SHE HAS TO WALK MUCH SLOWER, BUTWHEN SHE HEARD HIM SAY THAT, IT
  • 00:23:33.290 --> 00:23:34.725
  • WHEN SHE HEARD HIM SAY THAT, ITCHANGED HER WHOLE ATTITUDE.
  • 00:23:34.792 --> 00:23:37.795
  • CHANGED HER WHOLE ATTITUDE.SHE QUIT BEING EMBARRASSED BY
  • 00:23:37.862 --> 00:23:38.929
  • SHE QUIT BEING EMBARRASSED BYIT.
  • 00:23:38.996 --> 00:23:39.763
  • IT.SHE PUT HER SHOULDERS BACK AND
  • 00:23:39.830 --> 00:23:40.965
  • SHE PUT HER SHOULDERS BACK ANDSTARTED WALKING LIKE SHE WAS
  • 00:23:41.031 --> 00:23:42.433
  • STARTED WALKING LIKE SHE WASROYALTY.
  • 00:23:42.500 --> 00:23:44.201
  • ROYALTY.THAT WAS OVER 40 YEARS AGO, AND
  • 00:23:44.268 --> 00:23:46.303
  • THAT WAS OVER 40 YEARS AGO, ANDMY MOTHER REMEMBERS THAT LIKE IT
  • 00:23:46.370 --> 00:23:48.138
  • MY MOTHER REMEMBERS THAT LIKE ITWAS YESTERDAY.
  • 00:23:48.205 --> 00:23:50.407
  • WAS YESTERDAY.ONE COMPLIMENT CAN HAVE AN
  • 00:23:50.474 --> 00:23:52.109
  • ONE COMPLIMENT CAN HAVE ANIMPACT FOR A LIFETIME.
  • 00:23:52.176 --> 00:23:54.945
  • IMPACT FOR A LIFETIME.BUT WHAT IF THAT MAN WOULD'VE
  • 00:23:55.012 --> 00:23:56.280
  • BUT WHAT IF THAT MAN WOULD'VEJUST THOUGHT IT AND NOT SAID IT?
  • 00:23:56.347 --> 00:23:57.948
  • JUST THOUGHT IT AND NOT SAID IT?WHAT IF HE'D HAVE TALKED HIMSELF
  • 00:23:58.015 --> 00:23:59.750
  • WHAT IF HE'D HAVE TALKED HIMSELFOUT OF IT?
  • 00:23:59.817 --> 00:24:01.018
  • OUT OF IT?MAYBE MY MOTHER WOULD STILL BE
  • 00:24:01.085 --> 00:24:02.253
  • MAYBE MY MOTHER WOULD STILL BESELF-CONSCIOUS.
  • 00:24:02.319 --> 00:24:03.554
  • SELF-CONSCIOUS.DON'T WITHHOLD YOUR BLESSING.
  • 00:24:03.621 --> 00:24:05.589
  • DON'T WITHHOLD YOUR BLESSING.YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT, YOUR
  • 00:24:05.656 --> 00:24:06.891
  • YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT, YOURCOMPLIMENTS, THAT CAN BE WHAT
  • 00:24:06.957 --> 00:24:08.325
  • COMPLIMENTS, THAT CAN BE WHATCAUSES THEM TO STEP UP TO WHO
  • 00:24:08.392 --> 00:24:10.227
  • CAUSES THEM TO STEP UP TO WHOTHEY WERE CREATED TO BE.
  • 00:24:10.294 --> 00:24:12.830
  • THEY WERE CREATED TO BE.THERE ARE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE
  • 00:24:12.897 --> 00:24:14.331
  • THERE ARE PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFERIGHT NOW THAT NEED YOUR
  • 00:24:14.398 --> 00:24:16.000
  • RIGHT NOW THAT NEED YOURHEALING.
  • 00:24:16.066 --> 00:24:17.434
  • HEALING.THEY NEED YOUR BLESSING.
  • 00:24:17.501 --> 00:24:19.169
  • THEY NEED YOUR BLESSING.THEY NEED YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT.
  • 00:24:19.236 --> 00:24:20.604
  • THEY NEED YOUR ENCOURAGEMENT.THEY'RE THIRSTY.
  • 00:24:20.671 --> 00:24:22.039
  • THEY'RE THIRSTY.YOU HAVE LIFE-GIVING WATER.
  • 00:24:22.106 --> 00:24:23.974
  • YOU HAVE LIFE-GIVING WATER.YOU CAN BE THE ONE THAT HELPS
  • 00:24:24.041 --> 00:24:25.576
  • YOU CAN BE THE ONE THAT HELPSTHEM WALK LIKE A PRINCESS FOR
  • 00:24:25.643 --> 00:24:27.378
  • THEM WALK LIKE A PRINCESS FORTHE NEXT 40 YEARS.
  • 00:24:27.444 --> 00:24:29.013
  • THE NEXT 40 YEARS.YOU CAN BE THE ONE THAT REMINDS
  • 00:24:29.079 --> 00:24:30.114
  • YOU CAN BE THE ONE THAT REMINDSTHEM THAT THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL, AND
  • 00:24:30.180 --> 00:24:32.283
  • THEM THAT THEY'RE BEAUTIFUL, ANDTHE CHAINS OF DEPRESSION WILL BE
  • 00:24:32.349 --> 00:24:33.851
  • THE CHAINS OF DEPRESSION WILL BEBROKEN.
  • 00:24:33.918 --> 00:24:35.553
  • BROKEN.LOOK AROUND THIS WEEK.
  • 00:24:35.619 --> 00:24:37.154
  • LOOK AROUND THIS WEEK.LIVE WITH THE ATTITUDE, "WHO CAN
  • 00:24:37.221 --> 00:24:38.422
  • LIVE WITH THE ATTITUDE, "WHO CANI BLESS?"
  • 00:24:38.489 --> 00:24:40.090
  • I BLESS?""WHO CAN I HELP HEAL?"
  • 00:24:40.157 --> 00:24:41.458
  • "WHO CAN I HELP HEAL?""WHO CAN I HELP PUSH INTO THEIR
  • 00:24:41.525 --> 00:24:42.626
  • "WHO CAN I HELP PUSH INTO THEIRDESTINY?"
  • 00:24:42.693 --> 00:24:43.928
  • DESTINY?"IF YOU'LL DEVELOP THIS HABIT OF
  • 00:24:43.994 --> 00:24:45.162
  • IF YOU'LL DEVELOP THIS HABIT OFSPEAKING HEALING WORDS, I
  • 00:24:45.229 --> 00:24:46.597
  • SPEAKING HEALING WORDS, IBELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:24:46.664 --> 00:24:49.166
  • BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE NOTONLY GOING TO HELP OTHERS RISE
  • 00:24:49.233 --> 00:24:50.768
  • ONLY GOING TO HELP OTHERS RISEHIGHER, BUT THOSE SEEDS ARE
  • 00:24:50.834 --> 00:24:52.336
  • HIGHER, BUT THOSE SEEDS AREGOING TO COME BACK TO YOU.
  • 00:24:52.403 --> 00:24:53.871
  • GOING TO COME BACK TO YOU.GOD IS GOING TO CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:24:53.938 --> 00:24:55.005
  • GOD IS GOING TO CAUSE YOU TORISE HIGHER.
  • 00:24:55.072 --> 00:24:56.407
  • RISE HIGHER.YOU'RE GOING TO ACCOMPLISH
  • 00:24:56.473 --> 00:24:57.608
  • YOU'RE GOING TO ACCOMPLISHDREAMS, OVERCOME OBSTACLES, AND
  • 00:24:57.675 --> 00:24:59.209
  • DREAMS, OVERCOME OBSTACLES, ANDBECOME EVERYTHING GOD'S CREATED
  • 00:24:59.276 --> 00:25:00.911
  • BECOME EVERYTHING GOD'S CREATEDYOU TO BE, IN JESUS' NAME.
  • 00:25:00.978 --> 00:25:03.213
  • YOU TO BE, IN JESUS' NAME.IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CAN YOU SAY,
  • 00:25:03.280 --> 00:25:05.616
  • IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CAN YOU SAY,"AMEN," TODAY?
  • 00:25:05.683 --> 00:25:08.218
  • "AMEN," TODAY?I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:25:08.285 --> 00:25:08.986
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS
  • 00:25:09.053 --> 00:25:10.187
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUSTHE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:10.254 --> 00:25:12.256
  • THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:12.323 --> 00:25:13.724
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:13.791 --> 00:25:16.260
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:16.327 --> 00:25:18.329
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:18.395 --> 00:25:20.998
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:21.065 --> 00:25:23.934
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT
  • 00:25:24.001 --> 00:25:24.835
  • IF YOU PRAYED THATSIMPLE PRAYER, WE BELIEVE
  • 00:25:24.902 --> 00:25:26.236
  • SIMPLE PRAYER, WE BELIEVEYOU GOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:26.303 --> 00:25:27.838
  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED CHURCH
  • 00:25:27.905 --> 00:25:29.039
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED CHURCHAND KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:29.106 --> 00:25:31.842
  • AND KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.VICTORIA AND I WILL BE
  • 00:25:31.909 --> 00:25:32.443
  • VICTORIA AND I WILL BERIGHT BACK TO SPEAK
  • 00:25:32.509 --> 00:25:33.210
  • RIGHT BACK TO SPEAKA BLESSING OVER YOU.
  • 00:25:33.277 --> 00:25:35.045
  • > ANNCR: THIS FEBRUARY,
  • 00:25:35.446 --> 00:25:36.380
  • > ANNCR: THIS FEBRUARY,AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:36.447 --> 00:25:37.648
  • AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,
  • 00:25:37.715 --> 00:25:38.782
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULD
  • 00:25:38.849 --> 00:25:39.984
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY
  • 00:25:40.084 --> 00:25:41.018
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPYOF JOEL'S NEW SERIES,
  • 00:25:41.085 --> 00:25:42.319
  • OF JOEL'S NEW SERIES,"DONE WITH DISTRACTIONS".
  • 00:25:42.386 --> 00:25:45.022
  • IN THIS 3-MESSAGE SERIES,
  • 00:25:45.122 --> 00:25:46.190
  • IN THIS 3-MESSAGE SERIES,YOU WILL BE CHALLENGED TO
  • 00:25:46.256 --> 00:25:47.391
  • YOU WILL BE CHALLENGED TODISMISS DISTRACTIONS EVERY
  • 00:25:47.458 --> 00:25:49.293
  • DISMISS DISTRACTIONS EVERYSINGLE DAY ONE AT A TIME.
  • 00:25:49.360 --> 00:25:51.895
  • SINGLE DAY ONE AT A TIME.NO MORE FIGHTING BATTLES
  • 00:25:51.962 --> 00:25:53.063
  • NO MORE FIGHTING BATTLESTHAT DON'T MATTER.
  • 00:25:53.130 --> 00:25:54.331
  • THAT DON'T MATTER.NO MORE BEING HELD BACK
  • 00:25:54.398 --> 00:25:56.133
  • NO MORE BEING HELD BACKBY OFFICE CONFLICTS.
  • 00:25:56.200 --> 00:25:57.167
  • BY OFFICE CONFLICTS.AND NO MORE WASTING TIME
  • 00:25:57.234 --> 00:25:58.936
  • AND NO MORE WASTING TIMENOT WALKING IN YOUR
  • 00:25:59.003 --> 00:26:00.337
  • NOT WALKING IN YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:26:00.404 --> 00:26:00.971
  • DESTINY.IN 2021, START THE YEAR
  • 00:26:01.038 --> 00:26:02.606
  • IN 2021, START THE YEAROFF RIGHT AND BE DONE
  • 00:26:02.673 --> 00:26:04.074
  • OFF RIGHT AND BE DONEWITH DISTRACTIONS.
  • 00:26:04.141 --> 00:26:05.275
  • WITH DISTRACTIONS.> VICTORIA: THIS IS YOUR
  • 00:26:05.342 --> 00:26:06.377
  • > VICTORIA: THIS IS YOURYEAR TO SHINE. YOU DON'T
  • 00:26:06.443 --> 00:26:07.811
  • YEAR TO SHINE. YOU DON'THAVE TIME TO WASTE
  • 00:26:07.878 --> 00:26:08.679
  • HAVE TIME TO WASTEDISTRACTED BY THINGS THAT
  • 00:26:08.746 --> 00:26:09.847
  • DISTRACTED BY THINGS THATARE HOLDING YOU BACK.
  • 00:26:09.913 --> 00:26:11.115
  • ARE HOLDING YOU BACK.IF YOU'LL LIVE FOCUSED,
  • 00:26:11.181 --> 00:26:12.316
  • IF YOU'LL LIVE FOCUSED,KNOWING YOUR PURPOSE,
  • 00:26:12.383 --> 00:26:13.550
  • KNOWING YOUR PURPOSE,YOU WILL BE MORE
  • 00:26:13.617 --> 00:26:14.184
  • YOU WILL BE MOREPRODUCTIVE AND SEE
  • 00:26:14.251 --> 00:26:15.252
  • PRODUCTIVE AND SEEGOD'S FAVOR IN GREATER
  • 00:26:15.319 --> 00:26:16.620
  • GOD'S FAVOR IN GREATERWAYS.
  • 00:26:16.687 --> 00:26:17.254
  • WAYS.> JOEL: I'LL SHOW YOU
  • 00:26:17.321 --> 00:26:17.888
  • > JOEL: I'LL SHOW YOUHOW TO GET RID OF THE
  • 00:26:17.955 --> 00:26:18.555
  • HOW TO GET RID OF THEDISTRACTIONS SO YOU CAN
  • 00:26:18.622 --> 00:26:19.957
  • DISTRACTIONS SO YOU CANSTEP INTO THE FULLNESS
  • 00:26:20.024 --> 00:26:21.158
  • STEP INTO THE FULLNESSOF YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:26:21.225 --> 00:26:22.026
  • OF YOUR DESTINY.REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.
  • 00:26:22.092 --> 00:26:23.661
  • REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.IT WILL HELP YOU TO HAVE
  • 00:26:23.727 --> 00:26:24.428
  • IT WILL HELP YOU TO HAVEA BLESSED, FAVOR-FILLED
  • 00:26:24.495 --> 00:26:26.130
  • A BLESSED, FAVOR-FILLEDYEAR.
  • 00:26:26.196 --> 00:26:26.797
  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR
  • 00:26:26.897 --> 00:26:27.998
  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOURCOPY OF "DONE WITH
  • 00:26:28.065 --> 00:26:28.966
  • COPY OF "DONE WITHDISTRACTIONS" TODAY AT
  • 00:26:29.033 --> 00:26:30.367
  • DISTRACTIONS" TODAY ATJOELOSTEEN.COM OR CALL
  • 00:26:30.434 --> 00:26:33.070
  • JOELOSTEEN.COM OR CALL800-565-0772.
  • 00:26:33.137 --> 00:26:36.774
  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT IS
  • 00:26:36.874 --> 00:26:38.709
  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT ISMAKING A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:26:38.776 --> 00:26:39.510
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCEAROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:26:39.576 --> 00:26:40.477
  • AROUND THE WORLD.THANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY.
  • 00:26:40.544 --> 00:26:42.112
  • THANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY.FOR YOUR PRAYERS.
  • 00:26:42.179 --> 00:26:43.047
  • FOR YOUR PRAYERS.VICTORIA AND I PRAY FOR
  • 00:26:43.113 --> 00:26:44.381
  • VICTORIA AND I PRAY FORYOU AND YOUR FAMILY
  • 00:26:44.448 --> 00:26:45.282
  • YOU AND YOUR FAMILYEVERY DAY. BELIEVING 2021
  • 00:26:45.349 --> 00:26:47.518
  • EVERY DAY. BELIEVING 2021IS GOING TO BE A GREAT
  • 00:26:47.584 --> 00:26:48.786
  • IS GOING TO BE A GREATYEAR IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:26:48.852 --> 00:26:50.154
  • YEAR IN YOUR LIFE.A SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR
  • 00:26:50.220 --> 00:26:51.255
  • A SPECIAL THANK YOU FORALL OF OUR CHAMPION OF
  • 00:26:51.321 --> 00:26:52.289
  • ALL OF OUR CHAMPION OFHOPE PARTNERS FOR WHAT
  • 00:26:52.356 --> 00:26:53.590
  • HOPE PARTNERS FOR WHATYOU DO TO MAKE THE
  • 00:26:53.657 --> 00:26:54.491
  • YOU DO TO MAKE THEMINISTRY POSSIBLE.
  • 00:26:54.558 --> 00:26:55.459
  • MINISTRY POSSIBLE.I HOPE YOU'LL STAY
  • 00:26:55.526 --> 00:26:56.760
  • I HOPE YOU'LL STAYCONNECTED WITH US
  • 00:26:56.827 --> 00:26:57.728
  • CONNECTED WITH USTHROUGHOUT THE WEEK.
  • 00:26:57.795 --> 00:26:58.729
  • THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.WE HAVE A DAILY PODCAST
  • 00:26:58.796 --> 00:27:00.464
  • WE HAVE A DAILY PODCASTYOU CAN DOWNLOAD,
  • 00:27:00.531 --> 00:27:01.432
  • YOU CAN DOWNLOAD,STAY ENCOURAGED,
  • 00:27:01.498 --> 00:27:02.566
  • STAY ENCOURAGED,STAY UPLIFTED.
  • 00:27:02.633 --> 00:27:03.534
  • STAY UPLIFTED.YOU CAN GO TO OUR
  • 00:27:03.600 --> 00:27:04.168
  • YOU CAN GO TO OURYOUTUBE CHANNEL OR
  • 00:27:04.234 --> 00:27:05.135
  • YOUTUBE CHANNEL ORFOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
  • 00:27:05.202 --> 00:27:06.637
  • FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA.LOTS OF GREAT WAYS WE
  • 00:27:06.704 --> 00:27:08.138
  • LOTS OF GREAT WAYS WECAN KEEP YOU INSPIRED
  • 00:27:08.205 --> 00:27:09.406
  • CAN KEEP YOU INSPIREDAND ENCOURAGED.
  • 00:27:09.473 --> 00:27:10.874
  • AND ENCOURAGED.UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN,
  • 00:27:10.941 --> 00:27:12.109
  • UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN,MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU
  • 00:27:12.176 --> 00:27:13.277
  • MAY THE LORD BLESS YOUAND KEEP YOU. MAY THE
  • 00:27:13.343 --> 00:27:14.511
  • AND KEEP YOU. MAY THELORD SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR,
  • 00:27:14.578 --> 00:27:15.846
  • LORD SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR,AND WATCH OVER YOU,
  • 00:27:15.913 --> 00:27:17.081
  • AND WATCH OVER YOU,AND MAY THE LORD GIVE
  • 00:27:17.147 --> 00:27:18.015
  • AND MAY THE LORD GIVEYOU HIS PEACE.
  • 00:27:18.082 --> 00:27:18.649
  • YOU HIS PEACE.HAVE A BLESSED WEEK.
  • 00:27:18.716 --> 00:27:20.217
  • HAVE A BLESSED WEEK.REMEMBER YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:27:20.284 --> 00:27:20.918
  • REMEMBER YOU'RE NOTAVERAGE,
  • 00:27:20.984 --> 00:27:21.552
  • AVERAGE,YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE,
  • 00:27:21.618 --> 00:27:22.286
  • YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE,YOU'RE A CHILD OF THE
  • 00:27:22.352 --> 00:27:23.554
  • YOU'RE A CHILD OF THEMOST HIGH GOD.
  • 00:27:23.620 --> 00:27:24.688
  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTED
  • 00:27:24.788 --> 00:27:25.923
  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTEDWITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  • 00:27:25.989 --> 00:27:26.924
  • WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIABY FOLLOWING JOEL OSTEEN
  • 00:27:26.990 --> 00:27:28.859