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By This I Know

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February 1, 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
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COMEINTO YOUR HOMES,
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  • INTO YOUR HOMES,AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA,
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  • AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA,PLEASE STOP BY.
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  • PLEASE STOP BY.BE A PART OF ONE
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  • BE A PART OF ONEOF OUR SERVICES.
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  • 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.BUT I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • BUT I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARDABOUT THIS COUPLE THAT LIVED
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  • ABOUT THIS COUPLE THAT LIVEDOUT IN THE COUNTRY.
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  • OUT IN THE COUNTRY.THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED
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  • THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED50 YEARS AND NEVER HAD
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  • 50 YEARS AND NEVER HADAN ARGUMENT, NOT ONE.
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  • AN ARGUMENT, NOT ONE.SOMEBODY ASKED THE SECRET
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  • SOMEBODY ASKED THE SECRETOF THEIR SUCCESS.
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  • OF THEIR SUCCESS.THE MAN EXPLAINED,
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  • THE MAN EXPLAINED,AS THEY WERE LEAVING THE CHURCH,
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  • AS THEY WERE LEAVING THE CHURCH,GOING ON THEIR HONEYMOON,
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  • GOING ON THEIR HONEYMOON,THE WIFE'S HORSE REFUSED TO GO.
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  • THE WIFE'S HORSE REFUSED TO GO.SHE GOT OFF, LOOKED THE HORSE
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  • SHE GOT OFF, LOOKED THE HORSEIN THE EYES AND SAID,
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  • IN THE EYES AND SAID,"THAT'S ONE."
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  • "THAT'S ONE."HE WENT A LITTLE FURTHER,
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  • HE WENT A LITTLE FURTHER,STOPPED AGAIN.
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  • STOPPED AGAIN.SHE GOT OFF, LOOKED THE HORSE
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  • SHE GOT OFF, LOOKED THE HORSEIN THE EYES AND SAID,
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  • IN THE EYES AND SAID,"THAT'S TWO."
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  • "THAT'S TWO."HE WENT A LITTLE MORE,
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  • HE WENT A LITTLE MORE,STOPPED A THIRD TIME.
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  • STOPPED A THIRD TIME.THIS TIME, SHE GOT OFF,
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  • THIS TIME, SHE GOT OFF,PULLED HER REVOLVER OUT,
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  • PULLED HER REVOLVER OUT,AND SHOT THE HORSE DEAD.
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  • AND SHOT THE HORSE DEAD.HER HUSBAND SAID, "WHAT IN
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  • HER HUSBAND SAID, "WHAT INTHE WORLD ARE YOU DOING?
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  • THE WORLD ARE YOU DOING?YOU CAN'T JUST SHOOT
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  • YOU CAN'T JUST SHOOTA HORSE."
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  • A HORSE."SHE LOOKED AT HIM AND SAID,
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  • SHE LOOKED AT HIM AND SAID,"HONEY, THAT'S ONE."
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  • ALL RIGHT,
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  • ALL RIGHT,THAT IS NOT ADVICE.
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  • THAT IS NOT ADVICE.THAT'S A JOKE.
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  • THAT'S A JOKE.HERE WE GO:
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  • HERE WE GO:"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
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYSI CAN DO.
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  • I CAN DO.TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT
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  • TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHTTHE WORD OF GOD.
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  • THE WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND IS
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS MY MIND ISALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE,
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  • ALERT, MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE,I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME,
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME,IN JESUS'S NAME.
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  • IN JESUS'S 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 "BY THIS I KNOW."
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  • ABOUT "BY THIS I KNOW."WE'VE ALL COME THROUGH
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  • WE'VE ALL COME THROUGHCHALLENGES AND DIFFICULTIES
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  • CHALLENGES AND DIFFICULTIESTHAT SHOULD HAVE STOPPED US.
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  • THAT SHOULD HAVE STOPPED US.THE PROBLEM SEEMED TOO BIG.
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  • THE PROBLEM SEEMED TOO BIG.THE OBSTACLE LOOKED
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  • THE OBSTACLE LOOKEDINSURMOUNTABLE.
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  • INSURMOUNTABLE.SOMEHOW, WE MADE IT THROUGH.
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  • SOMEHOW, WE MADE IT THROUGH.WE'VE SEEN DOORS OPEN THAT
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  • WE'VE SEEN DOORS OPEN THATSHOULDN'T HAVE OPENED,
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  • SHOULDN'T HAVE OPENED,PROMOTION THAT WE DIDN'T
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  • PROMOTION THAT WE DIDN'TDESERVE.
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  • DESERVE.PEOPLE FOR NO REASON WENT OUT
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  • PEOPLE FOR NO REASON WENT OUTOF THEIR WAY TO BE GOOD TO
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  • OF THEIR WAY TO BE GOOD TOUS.
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  • US.THAT WASN'T LUCK.
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  • THAT WASN'T LUCK.IT WASN'T JUST A GOOD BREAK.
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  • IT WASN'T JUST A GOOD BREAK.THAT WAS THE HAND OF GOD
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  • THAT WAS THE HAND OF GODPUSHING BACK FORCES OF
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  • PUSHING BACK FORCES OFDARKNESS, PROTECTING US,
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  • DARKNESS, PROTECTING US,HEALING US, PROMOTING US.
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  • HEALING US, PROMOTING US.DAVID SAID IN PSALM 41: "BY
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  • DAVID SAID IN PSALM 41: "BYTHIS I KNOW THE LORD IS ON MY
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  • THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS ON MYSIDE.
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  • SIDE.HE HAS NOT LET MY ENEMIES
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  • HE HAS NOT LET MY ENEMIESTRIUMPH OVER ME."
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  • TRIUMPH OVER ME."WHEN DAVID LOOKED AT WHERE HE
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  • WHEN DAVID LOOKED AT WHERE HEWAS AND THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT IT
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  • WAS AND THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT ITTOOK TO GET THERE, THE
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  • TOOK TO GET THERE, THEREJECTION, BEING LEFT OUT BY
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  • REJECTION, BEING LEFT OUT BYHIS FATHER, KING SAUL TRYING
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  • HIS FATHER, KING SAUL TRYINGTO KILL HIM, PEOPLE
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  • TO KILL HIM, PEOPLESLANDERING HIM, HE RECOGNIZED
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  • SLANDERING HIM, HE RECOGNIZEDTHE WHOLE TIME, IT WAS GOD
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  • THE WHOLE TIME, IT WAS GODBEHIND THE SCENES FIGHTING
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  • BEHIND THE SCENES FIGHTINGHIS BATTLES, NOT LETTING
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  • HIS BATTLES, NOT LETTINGTHOSE ENEMIES DEFEAT HIM, AND
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  • THOSE ENEMIES DEFEAT HIM, ANDIT GAVE HIM A CONFIDENCE,
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  • IT GAVE HIM A CONFIDENCE,A BOLDNESS.
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  • A BOLDNESS.HE KNEW THE LORD WAS
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  • HE KNEW THE LORD WASON HIS SIDE.
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  • ON HIS SIDE.ALL OF US HAVE SOME OF THESE,
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  • ALL OF US HAVE SOME OF THESE,"BY THIS I KNOW."
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  • "BY THIS I KNOW."THAT SICKNESS COULD HAVE BEEN
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  • THAT SICKNESS COULD HAVE BEENTHE END, BUT BY THE GRACE
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  • THE END, BUT BY THE GRACEOF GOD, YOU'RE STILL HERE,
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  • OF GOD, YOU'RE STILL HERE,HEALTHY AND WHOLE.
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  • HEALTHY AND WHOLE.YOU CAN LOOK BACK AND SAY
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  • YOU CAN LOOK BACK AND SAYLIKE DAVID, "BY THIS I KNOW
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  • LIKE DAVID, "BY THIS I KNOWTHE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.
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  • THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.HE DIDN'T LET
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  • HE DIDN'T LETTHAT SICKNESS DEFEAT ME."
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  • THAT SICKNESS DEFEAT ME."OR THE DIVORCE, THE BREAKUP
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  • OR THE DIVORCE, THE BREAKUPCOULD HAVE LEFT YOU SOUR,
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  • COULD HAVE LEFT YOU SOUR,BITTER, LONELY, BUT GOD NOT
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  • BITTER, LONELY, BUT GOD NOTONLY RESTORED YOU, HE BROUGHT
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  • ONLY RESTORED YOU, HE BROUGHTSOMEBODY NEW, SOMEBODY BETTER
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  • SOMEBODY NEW, SOMEBODY BETTERTHAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.
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  • THAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.NOW YOU'RE HAPPY, WHOLE,
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  • NOW YOU'RE HAPPY, WHOLE,LOVING LIFE.
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  • LOVING LIFE.YOU CAN SAY, "BY THIS I KNOW
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  • YOU CAN SAY, "BY THIS I KNOWTHE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.
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  • THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.HE TURNED MY MOURNING
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  • HE TURNED MY MOURNINGINTO DANCING.
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  • INTO DANCING.A YOUNG LADY SHOWED ME
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  • A YOUNG LADY SHOWED MEPICTURES OF A CAR
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  • PICTURES OF A CARSHE WAS DRIVING.
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  • SHE WAS DRIVING.SOMEBODY PULLED IN FRONT
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  • SOMEBODY PULLED IN FRONTOF HER ON THE FREEWAY.
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  • OF HER ON THE FREEWAY.SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR.
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  • SHE LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR.IT FLIPPED OVER
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  • IT FLIPPED OVERAND ROLLED THREE TIMES.
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  • AND ROLLED THREE TIMES.THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT OF THE
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  • THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT OF THECAR, DIDN'T LOOK LIKE ANY WAY
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  • CAR, DIDN'T LOOK LIKE ANY WAYSOMEONE COULD SURVIVE.
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  • SOMEONE COULD SURVIVE.SHE SMILED AND SAID,
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  • SHE SMILED AND SAID,"JOEL, I CAME OUT
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  • "JOEL, I CAME OUTWITHOUT ONE SCRATCH,
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  • WITHOUT ONE SCRATCH,WITHOUT ONE BRUISE."
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  • WITHOUT ONE BRUISE."THE POLICE
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  • THE POLICECOULDN'T BELIEVE IT.
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  • COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.WHEN THEY SAW THE CAR, THEY
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  • WHEN THEY SAW THE CAR, THEYWERE EXPECTING A FATALITY.
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  • WERE EXPECTING A FATALITY.THEY HAD TO USE THE JAWS
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  • THEY HAD TO USE THE JAWSOF LIFE TO GET HER OUT.
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  • OF LIFE TO GET HER OUT.AN OFFICER SAID, "YOU ARE
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  • AN OFFICER SAID, "YOU AREONE VERY LUCKY YOUNG LADY."
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  • ONE VERY LUCKY YOUNG LADY."THAT WASN'T LUCK.
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  • THAT WASN'T LUCK.THAT WAS THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
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  • THAT WAS THE GOODNESS OF GOD.THOSE WERE ANGELS PROTECTING
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  • THOSE WERE ANGELS PROTECTINGHER, KEEPING HER FROM DASHING
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  • HER, KEEPING HER FROM DASHINGHER FOOT AGAINST A STONE.
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  • NOW SHE CAN LOOK BACK AND
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  • NOW SHE CAN LOOK BACK ANDSAY, "BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD
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  • SAY, "BY THIS I KNOW THE LORDIS ON MY SIDE," AND THE
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  • IS ON MY SIDE," AND THETHINGS THAT SHOULD HAVE
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  • THINGS THAT SHOULD HAVESTOPPED YOU, THE PEOPLE
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  • STOPPED YOU, THE PEOPLETHAT CAME AGAINST YOU,
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  • THAT CAME AGAINST YOU,THE ACCIDENTS, THE REJECTION,
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  • THE ACCIDENTS, THE REJECTION,THE TOUGH CHILDHOOD,
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  • THE TOUGH CHILDHOOD,THE ADDICTION THAT
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  • THE ADDICTION THATWAS PASSED DOWN,
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  • WAS PASSED DOWN,OTHER PEOPLE WERE DEFEATED,
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  • OTHER PEOPLE WERE DEFEATED,OTHER PEOPLE GOT
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  • OTHER PEOPLE GOTKNOCKED DOWN,
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  • KNOCKED DOWN,BUT LOOK AT YOU.
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  • BUT LOOK AT YOU.YOU'RE STILL STANDING.
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  • YOU'RE STILL STANDING.YOU'RE STILL BLESSED.
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  • YOU'RE STILL BLESSED.YOU'RE STILL VICTORIOUS.
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  • YOU'RE STILL VICTORIOUS.YOU'RE STILL HAPPY.
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  • YOU'RE STILL HAPPY.JUST THE FACT THAT
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  • JUST THE FACT THATYOU'RE HERE, THAT'S A SIGN
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  • YOU'RE HERE, THAT'S A SIGNTHE LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE.
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  • THE LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE.WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AND SEE
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  • WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AND SEEHOW YOU OUTLASTED THE
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  • HOW YOU OUTLASTED THEOPPOSITION, HOW YOU RAISED
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  • OPPOSITION, HOW YOU RAISEDTHAT CHILD ON YOUR OWN, HOW
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  • THAT CHILD ON YOUR OWN, HOWYOU PUT YOURSELF THROUGH
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  • YOU PUT YOURSELF THROUGHCOLLEGE, HOW YOU BROKE THE
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  • COLLEGE, HOW YOU BROKE THEADDICTION, ROSE OUT OF THE
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  • ADDICTION, ROSE OUT OF THEDYSFUNCTION, HOW YOU CAME
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  • DYSFUNCTION, HOW YOU CAMETHROUGH THE CANCER TREATMENT,
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  • THROUGH THE CANCER TREATMENT,HOW YOU ENCOURAGED YOURSELF
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  • HOW YOU ENCOURAGED YOURSELFWHEN NOBODY ELSE WAS AROUND,
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  • WHEN NOBODY ELSE WAS AROUND,OTHER PEOPLE
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  • OTHER PEOPLEWOULD HAVE GIVEN UP.
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  • WOULD HAVE GIVEN UP.OTHERS WOULD HAVE COMPLAINED,
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  • OTHERS WOULD HAVE COMPLAINED,BEEN DISCOURAGED, MISSED
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  • BEEN DISCOURAGED, MISSEDTHEIR DESTINY, BUT NOT YOU.
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  • THEIR DESTINY, BUT NOT YOU.YOU'RE STILL GOING STRONG.
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  • YOU'RE STILL GOING STRONG.WHEN YOU KNOW THE LORD
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  • WHEN YOU KNOW THE LORDIS ON YOUR SIDE, HE GIVES
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  • IS ON YOUR SIDE, HE GIVESA BOLDNESS, A CONFIDENCE.
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  • A BOLDNESS, A CONFIDENCE.YOU DON'T FALL APART
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  • YOU DON'T FALL APARTWHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION.
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  • WHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION.YOUR ATTITUDE IS,
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  • YOUR ATTITUDE IS,"YOU ARE MESSING
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  • "YOU ARE MESSINGWITH THE WRONG PERSON.
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  • WITH THE WRONG PERSON.I MAY LOOK ORDINARY,
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  • I MAY LOOK ORDINARY,BUT I HAVE A SECRET.
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  • BUT I HAVE A SECRET.THE MOST HIGH GOD,
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  • THE MOST HIGH GOD,THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE
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  • THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSEIS ON MY SIDE."
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  • IS ON MY SIDE."HOW DO YOU KNOW
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  • HOW DO YOU KNOWHE DIDN'T LET YOUR ENEMIES
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  • HE DIDN'T LET YOUR ENEMIESTRIUMPH OVER YOU?
  • 00:05:32.789 --> 00:05:34.757
  • TRIUMPH OVER YOU?YOU DIDN'T MAKE IT THROUGH
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  • YOU DIDN'T MAKE IT THROUGHALL THOSE CHALLENGES
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  • ALL THOSE CHALLENGESON YOUR OWN.
  • 00:05:37.560 --> 00:05:38.861
  • ON YOUR OWN.THAT WAS GOD FIGHTING
  • 00:05:38.928 --> 00:05:39.929
  • THAT WAS GOD FIGHTINGYOUR BATTLES, BREATHING
  • 00:05:39.996 --> 00:05:41.063
  • YOUR BATTLES, BREATHINGIN YOUR DIRECTION.
  • 00:05:41.130 --> 00:05:42.999
  • IN YOUR DIRECTION.YOU DIDN'T BREAK THAT
  • 00:05:43.065 --> 00:05:43.666
  • YOU DIDN'T BREAK THATADDICTION BY YOURSELF.
  • 00:05:43.733 --> 00:05:45.735
  • ADDICTION BY YOURSELF.YOU MAY HAVE DONE YOUR PART,
  • 00:05:45.802 --> 00:05:47.203
  • YOU MAY HAVE DONE YOUR PART,BUT IT WAS GOD KEEPING IT
  • 00:05:47.270 --> 00:05:48.704
  • BUT IT WAS GOD KEEPING ITFROM STOPPING YOUR PURPOSE.
  • 00:05:48.771 --> 00:05:51.340
  • FROM STOPPING YOUR PURPOSE.YOU DIDN'T MEET THAT PERSON
  • 00:05:51.407 --> 00:05:52.708
  • YOU DIDN'T MEET THAT PERSONTHAT YOU FELL IN LOVE WITH
  • 00:05:52.775 --> 00:05:54.277
  • THAT YOU FELL IN LOVE WITHBY ACCIDENT.
  • 00:05:54.343 --> 00:05:55.812
  • BY ACCIDENT.WASN'T A COINCIDENCE THAT
  • 00:05:55.878 --> 00:05:56.879
  • WASN'T A COINCIDENCE THATTHEY CAME ACROSS YOUR PATH.
  • 00:05:56.946 --> 00:05:59.081
  • THEY CAME ACROSS YOUR PATH.SHE COULD'VE BEEN
  • 00:05:59.148 --> 00:05:59.882
  • SHE COULD'VE BEENFIVE MINUTES LATER,
  • 00:05:59.949 --> 00:06:00.883
  • FIVE MINUTES LATER,AND YOU'D NEVER SEEN HER.
  • 00:06:00.950 --> 00:06:02.552
  • AND YOU'D NEVER SEEN HER.HE COULD'VE CHANGED HIS MIND,
  • 00:06:02.618 --> 00:06:03.753
  • HE COULD'VE CHANGED HIS MIND,DONE SOMETHING DIFFERENT
  • 00:06:03.820 --> 00:06:04.454
  • DONE SOMETHING DIFFERENTTHAT DAY.
  • 00:06:04.520 --> 00:06:05.455
  • THAT DAY.GOD ORDERED YOUR STEPS,
  • 00:06:05.521 --> 00:06:07.657
  • GOD ORDERED YOUR STEPS,AND NOW YOU'RE BLESSED WITH
  • 00:06:07.723 --> 00:06:08.825
  • AND NOW YOU'RE BLESSED WITHSOMEONE TO LOVE, AND EVERY
  • 00:06:08.891 --> 00:06:10.793
  • SOMEONE TO LOVE, AND EVERYCHALLENGE GOD HAS BROUGHT YOU
  • 00:06:10.860 --> 00:06:12.728
  • CHALLENGE GOD HAS BROUGHT YOUTHROUGH, THOSE VICTORIES
  • 00:06:12.795 --> 00:06:14.497
  • THROUGH, THOSE VICTORIESWERE DESIGNED AS FUEL
  • 00:06:14.564 --> 00:06:16.599
  • WERE DESIGNED AS FUELFOR YOUR FAITH.
  • 00:06:16.666 --> 00:06:18.334
  • FOR YOUR FAITH.SO, WHEN YOU FACE NEW
  • 00:06:18.401 --> 00:06:19.735
  • SO, WHEN YOU FACE NEWCHALLENGES, YOU CAN LOOK BACK
  • 00:06:19.802 --> 00:06:21.504
  • CHALLENGES, YOU CAN LOOK BACKAND SAY, "GOD, YOU DID IT
  • 00:06:21.571 --> 00:06:23.306
  • AND SAY, "GOD, YOU DID ITFOR ME BACK THEN.
  • 00:06:23.372 --> 00:06:24.774
  • FOR ME BACK THEN.I KNOW YOU'LL DO IT
  • 00:06:24.841 --> 00:06:25.675
  • I KNOW YOU'LL DO ITFOR ME NOW."
  • 00:06:25.741 --> 00:06:26.909
  • FOR ME NOW."YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:06:26.976 --> 00:06:28.377
  • YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.YOU'VE SEEN HIM MAKE A WAY
  • 00:06:28.444 --> 00:06:30.913
  • YOU'VE SEEN HIM MAKE A WAYWHERE YOU DIDN'T SEE A WAY.
  • 00:06:30.980 --> 00:06:33.182
  • WHERE YOU DIDN'T SEE A WAY.YOU'VE SEEN HIM HAVE YOU AT
  • 00:06:33.249 --> 00:06:34.350
  • YOU'VE SEEN HIM HAVE YOU ATTHE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT
  • 00:06:34.417 --> 00:06:35.718
  • THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHTTIME, WHEN YOU'VE MADE
  • 00:06:35.785 --> 00:06:37.186
  • TIME, WHEN YOU'VE MADEMISTAKES, YOU'VE SEEN HIM
  • 00:06:37.253 --> 00:06:38.521
  • MISTAKES, YOU'VE SEEN HIMSHOW YOU MERCY,
  • 00:06:38.588 --> 00:06:40.022
  • SHOW YOU MERCY,TURN IT AROUND WHEN
  • 00:06:40.089 --> 00:06:41.190
  • TURN IT AROUND WHENYOU DIDN'T DESERVE IT.
  • 00:06:41.257 --> 00:06:42.825
  • YOU DIDN'T DESERVE IT.BIG AND SMALL, WE'VE ALL SEEN
  • 00:06:42.892 --> 00:06:45.061
  • BIG AND SMALL, WE'VE ALL SEENTHE HAND OF GOD.
  • 00:06:45.127 --> 00:06:46.796
  • THE HAND OF GOD.WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GET
  • 00:06:46.863 --> 00:06:48.130
  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GETDISCOURAGED AND THINK
  • 00:06:48.197 --> 00:06:49.398
  • DISCOURAGED AND THINKTHE PROBLEM IS TOO BIG, IT'LL
  • 00:06:49.465 --> 00:06:50.900
  • THE PROBLEM IS TOO BIG, IT'LLNEVER CHANGE, YOU'LL NEVER
  • 00:06:50.967 --> 00:06:52.335
  • NEVER CHANGE, YOU'LL NEVERGET WELL, NEVER MEET THE
  • 00:06:52.401 --> 00:06:53.669
  • GET WELL, NEVER MEET THERIGHT PERSON, YOU NEED TO GO
  • 00:06:53.736 --> 00:06:55.605
  • RIGHT PERSON, YOU NEED TO GOBACK AND GET SOME FUEL.
  • 00:06:55.671 --> 00:06:58.174
  • BACK AND GET SOME FUEL.REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.
  • 00:06:58.241 --> 00:07:00.510
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.THINK ABOUT THE TIMES
  • 00:07:00.576 --> 00:07:01.544
  • THINK ABOUT THE TIMESHE'S SHOWN OUT IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:07:01.611 --> 00:07:04.046
  • HE'S SHOWN OUT IN YOUR LIFE.WHEN YOU GO BACK OVER YOUR
  • 00:07:04.113 --> 00:07:05.147
  • WHEN YOU GO BACK OVER YOURHISTORY AND SEE HOW GOD HAS
  • 00:07:05.214 --> 00:07:07.250
  • HISTORY AND SEE HOW GOD HASNEVER LEFT YOU, HOW HE KEPT
  • 00:07:07.316 --> 00:07:09.318
  • NEVER LEFT YOU, HOW HE KEPTYOU FROM THE ACCIDENT,
  • 00:07:09.385 --> 00:07:11.287
  • YOU FROM THE ACCIDENT,BROUGHT THE RIGHT PERSON,
  • 00:07:11.354 --> 00:07:13.122
  • BROUGHT THE RIGHT PERSON,LED YOU TO THAT HOUSE WHERE
  • 00:07:13.189 --> 00:07:14.290
  • LED YOU TO THAT HOUSE WHERETHINGS FELL INTO PLACE, THEN
  • 00:07:14.357 --> 00:07:15.958
  • THINGS FELL INTO PLACE, THENWHEN THOUGHTS WHISPER,
  • 00:07:16.025 --> 00:07:17.660
  • WHEN THOUGHTS WHISPER,"IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:07:17.727 --> 00:07:18.895
  • "IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.THIS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS,"
  • 00:07:18.961 --> 00:07:20.696
  • THIS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS,"JUST SMILE AND SAY,
  • 00:07:20.763 --> 00:07:22.431
  • JUST SMILE AND SAY,"I'M SORRY, YOU'RE TOO LATE.
  • 00:07:22.498 --> 00:07:24.600
  • "I'M SORRY, YOU'RE TOO LATE.I HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:07:24.667 --> 00:07:26.435
  • I HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.I'VE ALREADY SEEN
  • 00:07:26.502 --> 00:07:27.470
  • I'VE ALREADY SEENHIS GOODNESS.
  • 00:07:27.537 --> 00:07:28.538
  • HIS GOODNESS.I'VE ALREADY SEEN HIM TURN MY
  • 00:07:28.604 --> 00:07:30.106
  • I'VE ALREADY SEEN HIM TURN MYCHILD AROUND, ALREADY SEEN
  • 00:07:30.172 --> 00:07:32.241
  • CHILD AROUND, ALREADY SEENHIM HEAL MY LOVED ONE.
  • 00:07:32.308 --> 00:07:34.644
  • HIM HEAL MY LOVED ONE.I'VE SEEN HIM PROMOTE ME,
  • 00:07:34.710 --> 00:07:36.045
  • I'VE SEEN HIM PROMOTE ME,TAKE ME WHERE I COULDN'T GO.
  • 00:07:36.112 --> 00:07:37.480
  • TAKE ME WHERE I COULDN'T GO.I'VE SEEN HIM BRING ME
  • 00:07:37.547 --> 00:07:38.381
  • I'VE SEEN HIM BRING METHROUGH LOSS
  • 00:07:38.447 --> 00:07:39.148
  • THROUGH LOSSAND GIVE ME BEAUTY FOR ASHES.
  • 00:07:39.215 --> 00:07:41.083
  • AND GIVE ME BEAUTY FOR ASHES.WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AT
  • 00:07:41.150 --> 00:07:42.218
  • WHEN YOU LOOK BACK ATYOUR HISTORY, IT WILL GIVE YOU
  • 00:07:42.285 --> 00:07:44.086
  • YOUR HISTORY, IT WILL GIVE YOUFUEL FOR YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:07:44.153 --> 00:07:46.522
  • FUEL FOR YOUR DESTINY.GENESIS 24, ABRAHAM WAS OLD
  • 00:07:46.589 --> 00:07:48.658
  • GENESIS 24, ABRAHAM WAS OLDAND CLOSE TO DEATH.
  • 00:07:48.724 --> 00:07:50.927
  • AND CLOSE TO DEATH.HE TOLD HIS ASSISTANT TO
  • 00:07:50.993 --> 00:07:52.028
  • HE TOLD HIS ASSISTANT TOTRAVEL BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN
  • 00:07:52.094 --> 00:07:53.829
  • TRAVEL BACK TO HIS HOMETOWNTO FIND HIS SON ISAAC A WIFE.
  • 00:07:53.896 --> 00:07:57.233
  • TO FIND HIS SON ISAAC A WIFE.THEY WERE LIVING IN CANAAN.
  • 00:07:57.300 --> 00:07:58.701
  • THEY WERE LIVING IN CANAAN.ABRAHAM WANTED ISAAC
  • 00:07:58.768 --> 00:08:00.236
  • ABRAHAM WANTED ISAACTO MARRY SOMEONE
  • 00:08:00.303 --> 00:08:01.470
  • TO MARRY SOMEONEFROM HIS ORIGINAL HOME.
  • 00:08:01.537 --> 00:08:03.406
  • FROM HIS ORIGINAL HOME.THIS ASSISTANT FELT
  • 00:08:03.472 --> 00:08:04.273
  • THIS ASSISTANT FELTALL THE PRESSURE.
  • 00:08:04.340 --> 00:08:05.608
  • ALL THE PRESSURE.HE THOUGHT, "HOW AM I
  • 00:08:05.675 --> 00:08:06.475
  • HE THOUGHT, "HOW AM IGOING TO KNOW
  • 00:08:06.542 --> 00:08:07.209
  • GOING TO KNOWIF IT'S THE RIGHT GIRL?"
  • 00:08:07.276 --> 00:08:08.511
  • IF IT'S THE RIGHT GIRL?"HE SAID TO ABRAHAM, "I'LL GO,
  • 00:08:08.578 --> 00:08:10.713
  • HE SAID TO ABRAHAM, "I'LL GO,BUT WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND
  • 00:08:10.780 --> 00:08:12.048
  • BUT WHAT IF I CAN'T FINDA YOUNG LADY THAT
  • 00:08:12.114 --> 00:08:13.716
  • A YOUNG LADY THATWILL COME BACK WITH ME?"
  • 00:08:13.783 --> 00:08:15.651
  • WILL COME BACK WITH ME?"ABRAHAM SAID IN VERSE 39:
  • 00:08:15.718 --> 00:08:18.154
  • ABRAHAM SAID IN VERSE 39:"'YOU WILL FIND THE RIGHT
  • 00:08:18.220 --> 00:08:19.789
  • "'YOU WILL FIND THE RIGHTONE, FOR THE LORD, IN WHOSE
  • 00:08:19.855 --> 00:08:21.891
  • ONE, FOR THE LORD, IN WHOSEPRESENCE I HAVE WALKED,
  • 00:08:21.958 --> 00:08:24.026
  • PRESENCE I HAVE WALKED,WILL SEND HIS ANGEL WITH YOU
  • 00:08:24.093 --> 00:08:25.528
  • WILL SEND HIS ANGEL WITH YOUAND MAKE YOUR MISSION
  • 00:08:25.595 --> 00:08:27.196
  • AND MAKE YOUR MISSIONSUCCESSFUL.'"
  • 00:08:27.263 --> 00:08:29.165
  • SUCCESSFUL.'"ABRAHAM WAS SAYING,
  • 00:08:29.231 --> 00:08:29.966
  • ABRAHAM WAS SAYING,"DON'T WORRY,
  • 00:08:30.032 --> 00:08:30.967
  • "DON'T WORRY,I HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:08:31.033 --> 00:08:33.202
  • I HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.I'VE SEEN HIS FAITHFULNESS
  • 00:08:33.269 --> 00:08:34.570
  • I'VE SEEN HIS FAITHFULNESSDOWN THROUGH THE YEARS.
  • 00:08:34.637 --> 00:08:36.138
  • DOWN THROUGH THE YEARS.HE GAVE MY WIFE AND I A BABY
  • 00:08:36.205 --> 00:08:37.707
  • HE GAVE MY WIFE AND I A BABYWHEN WE WERE WAY TOO OLD.
  • 00:08:37.773 --> 00:08:40.610
  • WHEN WE WERE WAY TOO OLD.HE PROVIDED A RAM IN THE BUSH
  • 00:08:40.676 --> 00:08:42.311
  • HE PROVIDED A RAM IN THE BUSHWHEN I NEEDED A SACRIFICE.
  • 00:08:42.378 --> 00:08:44.647
  • WHEN I NEEDED A SACRIFICE.HE SHOWED ME MERCY WHEN
  • 00:08:44.714 --> 00:08:45.681
  • HE SHOWED ME MERCY WHENI MADE A MISTAKE AND HAD
  • 00:08:45.748 --> 00:08:46.983
  • I MADE A MISTAKE AND HADA BABY OUT OF WEDLOCK."
  • 00:08:47.049 --> 00:08:49.719
  • A BABY OUT OF WEDLOCK."HE HAD SEEN GOD'S GOODNESS
  • 00:08:49.785 --> 00:08:51.020
  • HE HAD SEEN GOD'S GOODNESSAGAIN AND AGAIN,
  • 00:08:51.087 --> 00:08:52.488
  • AGAIN AND AGAIN,AND IT GAVE HIM A CONFIDENCE.
  • 00:08:52.555 --> 00:08:54.423
  • AND IT GAVE HIM A CONFIDENCE.HE SAID IT WITH BOLDNESS:
  • 00:08:54.490 --> 00:08:55.691
  • HE SAID IT WITH BOLDNESS:"IT WILL HAPPEN.
  • 00:08:55.758 --> 00:08:57.393
  • "IT WILL HAPPEN.I HAVE WALKED WITH GOD."
  • 00:08:57.460 --> 00:08:59.228
  • WHEN YOU LOOK BACK OVER YOUR
  • 00:08:59.428 --> 00:09:00.529
  • WHEN YOU LOOK BACK OVER YOURLIFE, YOU WILL SEE THESE
  • 00:09:00.596 --> 00:09:02.465
  • LIFE, YOU WILL SEE THESETIMES, LIKE WITH ABRAHAM,
  • 00:09:02.531 --> 00:09:04.066
  • TIMES, LIKE WITH ABRAHAM,WHERE GOD BROUGHT
  • 00:09:04.133 --> 00:09:05.401
  • WHERE GOD BROUGHTA PROMISE TO PASS
  • 00:09:05.468 --> 00:09:06.702
  • A PROMISE TO PASSTHAT SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:09:06.769 --> 00:09:08.704
  • THAT SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE.HE MADE A WAY WHEN YOU DIDN'T
  • 00:09:08.771 --> 00:09:10.139
  • HE MADE A WAY WHEN YOU DIDN'TSEE THAT WAY.
  • 00:09:10.206 --> 00:09:11.674
  • SEE THAT WAY.HE BROUGHT YOUR CHILD
  • 00:09:11.741 --> 00:09:12.675
  • HE BROUGHT YOUR CHILDOUT OF TROUBLE.
  • 00:09:12.742 --> 00:09:13.643
  • OUT OF TROUBLE.NOW THEY'RE DOING
  • 00:09:13.709 --> 00:09:14.443
  • NOW THEY'RE DOINGGREAT THINGS.
  • 00:09:14.510 --> 00:09:15.578
  • GREAT THINGS.WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT
  • 00:09:15.645 --> 00:09:16.512
  • WHEN YOU THINK ABOUTTHE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD,
  • 00:09:16.579 --> 00:09:18.614
  • THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD,IT'LL GIVE YOU A CONFIDENCE.
  • 00:09:18.681 --> 00:09:20.383
  • IT'LL GIVE YOU A CONFIDENCE.YOU'LL SAY, "IT WILL HAPPEN.
  • 00:09:20.449 --> 00:09:22.852
  • YOU'LL SAY, "IT WILL HAPPEN.MY CHILDREN WILL BE MIGHTY
  • 00:09:22.918 --> 00:09:24.253
  • MY CHILDREN WILL BE MIGHTYIN THE LAND.
  • 00:09:24.320 --> 00:09:25.688
  • IN THE LAND.I WILL LIVE AND NOT DIE.
  • 00:09:25.755 --> 00:09:27.757
  • I WILL LIVE AND NOT DIE.I WILL LEND AND NOT BORROW.
  • 00:09:27.823 --> 00:09:29.592
  • I WILL LEND AND NOT BORROW.I WILL FULFILL MY DESTINY."
  • 00:09:29.659 --> 00:09:31.827
  • I WILL FULFILL MY DESTINY."HOW CAN YOU BE SO SURE?
  • 00:09:31.894 --> 00:09:33.596
  • HOW CAN YOU BE SO SURE?YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:09:33.663 --> 00:09:35.798
  • YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.YOU DIDN'T GET HERE
  • 00:09:35.865 --> 00:09:36.666
  • YOU DIDN'T GET HEREBY YOURSELF.
  • 00:09:36.732 --> 00:09:37.633
  • BY YOURSELF.GOD WAS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.
  • 00:09:37.700 --> 00:09:39.869
  • GOD WAS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.BEHIND THE SCENES,
  • 00:09:39.935 --> 00:09:41.137
  • BEHIND THE SCENES,YOU COULDN'T SEE IT,
  • 00:09:41.203 --> 00:09:42.304
  • YOU COULDN'T SEE IT,BUT GOD WAS PUSHING BACK
  • 00:09:42.371 --> 00:09:43.406
  • BUT GOD WAS PUSHING BACKOPPOSITION.
  • 00:09:43.472 --> 00:09:44.974
  • OPPOSITION.HE WAS FAVORING YOU.
  • 00:09:45.041 --> 00:09:46.308
  • HE WAS FAVORING YOU.HE WAS DEALING
  • 00:09:46.375 --> 00:09:47.677
  • HE WAS DEALINGWITH THOSE ENEMIES.
  • 00:09:47.743 --> 00:09:48.911
  • WITH THOSE ENEMIES.THAT'S WHY THEY
  • 00:09:48.978 --> 00:09:50.079
  • THAT'S WHY THEYCOULDN'T DEFEAT YOU.
  • 00:09:50.146 --> 00:09:51.547
  • COULDN'T DEFEAT YOU.THAT'S WHY YOU HAD A BABY
  • 00:09:51.614 --> 00:09:52.715
  • THAT'S WHY YOU HAD A BABYWHEN THE EXPERTS SAID
  • 00:09:52.782 --> 00:09:54.250
  • WHEN THE EXPERTS SAIDYOU COULDN'T HAVE ONE.
  • 00:09:54.316 --> 00:09:55.818
  • YOU COULDN'T HAVE ONE.THAT'S WHY THAT COMPANY
  • 00:09:55.885 --> 00:09:56.986
  • THAT'S WHY THAT COMPANYCALLED AND OFFERED
  • 00:09:57.053 --> 00:09:58.120
  • CALLED AND OFFEREDYOU THE POSITION.
  • 00:09:58.187 --> 00:09:59.522
  • YOU THE POSITION.YOU DIDN'T GO AFTER IT.
  • 00:09:59.588 --> 00:10:00.990
  • YOU DIDN'T GO AFTER IT.IT CAME AFTER YOU.
  • 00:10:01.057 --> 00:10:02.758
  • IT CAME AFTER YOU.THAT WASN'T GOOD LUCK.
  • 00:10:02.825 --> 00:10:04.093
  • THAT WASN'T GOOD LUCK.THAT WAS A GOOD GOD, AND
  • 00:10:04.160 --> 00:10:05.761
  • THAT WAS A GOOD GOD, ANDINSTEAD OF WONDERING IF IT'S
  • 00:10:05.828 --> 00:10:07.229
  • INSTEAD OF WONDERING IF IT'SGOING TO WORK OUT, LIVING
  • 00:10:07.296 --> 00:10:09.098
  • GOING TO WORK OUT, LIVINGSTRESSED OVER YOUR FINANCES,
  • 00:10:09.165 --> 00:10:10.466
  • STRESSED OVER YOUR FINANCES,WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CHILDREN,
  • 00:10:10.533 --> 00:10:12.301
  • HAVE A NEW ATTITUDE.
  • 00:10:12.768 --> 00:10:14.203
  • HAVE A NEW ATTITUDE."THE LORD, IN WHOSE PRESENCE
  • 00:10:14.270 --> 00:10:15.938
  • "THE LORD, IN WHOSE PRESENCEI HAVE WALKED, THE LORD WHO
  • 00:10:16.005 --> 00:10:17.440
  • I HAVE WALKED, THE LORD WHOHAS DEFEATED MY ENEMIES, THE
  • 00:10:17.506 --> 00:10:19.275
  • HAS DEFEATED MY ENEMIES, THELORD WHO HAS RESTORED AND
  • 00:10:19.341 --> 00:10:20.643
  • LORD WHO HAS RESTORED ANDVINDICATED ME, THE LORD WHO
  • 00:10:20.710 --> 00:10:22.712
  • VINDICATED ME, THE LORD WHOHAS PROMOTED AND
  • 00:10:22.778 --> 00:10:23.479
  • HAS PROMOTED ANDPROSPERED ME, HE WILL MAKE
  • 00:10:23.546 --> 00:10:26.482
  • PROSPERED ME, HE WILL MAKEMY MISSION SUCCESSFUL."
  • 00:10:26.549 --> 00:10:28.984
  • MY MISSION SUCCESSFUL."GOD HAS NOT BROUGHT YOU
  • 00:10:29.051 --> 00:10:30.286
  • GOD HAS NOT BROUGHT YOUTHIS FAR TO LEAVE YOU.
  • 00:10:30.352 --> 00:10:32.555
  • THIS FAR TO LEAVE YOU.HE'S DEFEATED ENEMIES
  • 00:10:32.621 --> 00:10:33.956
  • HE'S DEFEATED ENEMIESFOR YOU IN THE PAST.
  • 00:10:34.023 --> 00:10:35.491
  • FOR YOU IN THE PAST.THE GOOD NEWS IS,
  • 00:10:35.558 --> 00:10:36.759
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS,HE'S STILL ON THE THRONE.
  • 00:10:36.826 --> 00:10:38.594
  • HE'S GOING TO DO IT AGAIN
  • 00:10:38.828 --> 00:10:39.862
  • HE'S GOING TO DO IT AGAININ THE FUTURE.
  • 00:10:39.929 --> 00:10:40.896
  • IN THE FUTURE.THINK ABOUT ALL THE
  • 00:10:40.963 --> 00:10:41.831
  • THINK ABOUT ALL THECIRCUMSTANCES THAT COULD HAVE
  • 00:10:41.897 --> 00:10:43.532
  • CIRCUMSTANCES THAT COULD HAVEBROUGHT YOU DOWN.
  • 00:10:43.599 --> 00:10:45.000
  • BROUGHT YOU DOWN.LOOK AT ALL THE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:10:45.067 --> 00:10:46.001
  • LOOK AT ALL THE PEOPLE THATCOULD HAVE HELD YOU BACK.
  • 00:10:46.068 --> 00:10:47.837
  • COULD HAVE HELD YOU BACK.THEY TOLD YOU WHAT YOU
  • 00:10:47.903 --> 00:10:48.604
  • THEY TOLD YOU WHAT YOUCOULDN'T BECOME, TRIED TO
  • 00:10:48.671 --> 00:10:49.972
  • COULDN'T BECOME, TRIED TODISCOURAGE YOU, PUSH YOU
  • 00:10:50.039 --> 00:10:51.340
  • DISCOURAGE YOU, PUSH YOUDOWN, BUT YOU JUST KEPT ON
  • 00:10:51.407 --> 00:10:53.042
  • DOWN, BUT YOU JUST KEPT ONKEEPING ON.
  • 00:10:53.109 --> 00:10:54.543
  • KEEPING ON.NOW THEY'RE NOWHERE TO BE
  • 00:10:54.610 --> 00:10:55.544
  • NOW THEY'RE NOWHERE TO BEFOUND.
  • 00:10:55.611 --> 00:10:56.412
  • FOUND.YOU'RE STILL GOING STRONG.
  • 00:10:56.479 --> 00:10:58.114
  • YOU'RE STILL GOING STRONG.BY THIS YOU CAN KNOW THE LORD
  • 00:10:58.180 --> 00:10:59.648
  • BY THIS YOU CAN KNOW THE LORDIS ON YOUR SIDE.
  • 00:10:59.715 --> 00:11:01.283
  • IS ON YOUR SIDE.YOU COULD HAVE BEEN
  • 00:11:01.350 --> 00:11:02.351
  • YOU COULD HAVE BEENDISCOURAGED.
  • 00:11:02.418 --> 00:11:03.419
  • DISCOURAGED.YOU COULD HAVE BELIEVED WHAT
  • 00:11:03.486 --> 00:11:04.386
  • YOU COULD HAVE BELIEVED WHATTHEY SAID, BUT GOD DIDN'T LET
  • 00:11:04.453 --> 00:11:05.988
  • THEY SAID, BUT GOD DIDN'T LETTHEIR NEGATIVE REPORT TAKE
  • 00:11:06.055 --> 00:11:07.890
  • THEIR NEGATIVE REPORT TAKEROOT.
  • 00:11:07.957 --> 00:11:09.058
  • ROOT.HE DIDN'T LET THEIR PROPHECY
  • 00:11:09.125 --> 00:11:10.126
  • HE DIDN'T LET THEIR PROPHECYCOME TO PASS.
  • 00:11:10.192 --> 00:11:11.660
  • COME TO PASS.INSTEAD, HE SPOKE NEW WORDS
  • 00:11:11.727 --> 00:11:13.896
  • INSTEAD, HE SPOKE NEW WORDSINTO YOUR SPIRIT: "NO WEAPON
  • 00:11:13.963 --> 00:11:15.698
  • INTO YOUR SPIRIT: "NO WEAPONFORMED AGAINST YOU WILL
  • 00:11:15.765 --> 00:11:16.966
  • FORMED AGAINST YOU WILLPROSPER."
  • 00:11:17.032 --> 00:11:18.033
  • PROSPER."HE SAID, "WHEN THE ENEMY
  • 00:11:18.100 --> 00:11:18.934
  • HE SAID, "WHEN THE ENEMYCOMES AGAINST YOU ONE WAY,
  • 00:11:19.001 --> 00:11:20.436
  • COMES AGAINST YOU ONE WAY,HE WILL DEFEAT THEM
  • 00:11:20.503 --> 00:11:21.837
  • HE WILL DEFEAT THEMAND CAUSE THEM TO FLEE
  • 00:11:21.904 --> 00:11:23.139
  • AND CAUSE THEM TO FLEESEVEN DIFFERENT WAYS."
  • 00:11:23.205 --> 00:11:25.474
  • SEVEN DIFFERENT WAYS."WHEN WE WERE TRYING
  • 00:11:25.541 --> 00:11:26.175
  • WHEN WE WERE TRYINGTO ACQUIRE THIS PLACE,
  • 00:11:26.242 --> 00:11:27.843
  • TO ACQUIRE THIS PLACE,THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER,
  • 00:11:27.910 --> 00:11:29.512
  • THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER,THE COMPANY WE WERE UP
  • 00:11:29.578 --> 00:11:30.579
  • THE COMPANY WE WERE UPAGAINST WAS THE LARGEST
  • 00:11:30.646 --> 00:11:31.981
  • AGAINST WAS THE LARGESTTAXPAYER IN TEXAS, A HUGE
  • 00:11:32.047 --> 00:11:34.250
  • TAXPAYER IN TEXAS, A HUGEREAL ESTATE COMPANY.
  • 00:11:34.316 --> 00:11:36.051
  • REAL ESTATE COMPANY.IT WAS DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH.
  • 00:11:36.118 --> 00:11:38.420
  • IT WAS DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH.IN THE NATURAL,
  • 00:11:38.487 --> 00:11:39.388
  • IN THE NATURAL,WE DIDN'T HAVE A CHANCE,
  • 00:11:39.455 --> 00:11:40.689
  • WE DIDN'T HAVE A CHANCE,BUT I'VE LEARNED YOU AND GOD
  • 00:11:40.756 --> 00:11:42.191
  • BUT I'VE LEARNED YOU AND GODARE A MAJORITY.
  • 00:11:42.258 --> 00:11:44.493
  • HE CAN MAKE THINGS HAPPEN
  • 00:11:44.660 --> 00:11:45.795
  • HE CAN MAKE THINGS HAPPENTHAT YOU COULDN'T
  • 00:11:45.861 --> 00:11:46.762
  • THAT YOU COULDN'TMAKE HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:46.829 --> 00:11:47.997
  • MAKE HAPPEN.WE NEEDED TEN VOTES FROM
  • 00:11:48.063 --> 00:11:49.865
  • WE NEEDED TEN VOTES FROMTHE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS,
  • 00:11:49.932 --> 00:11:51.267
  • THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS,BUT WE ONLY HAD NINE.
  • 00:11:51.333 --> 00:11:53.269
  • BUT WE ONLY HAD NINE.THE NIGHT BEFORE THE FINAL
  • 00:11:53.335 --> 00:11:54.970
  • THE NIGHT BEFORE THE FINALVOTE, A YOUNG JEWISH COUNCIL
  • 00:11:55.037 --> 00:11:57.306
  • VOTE, A YOUNG JEWISH COUNCILMEMBER THAT HAD BEEN AGAINST
  • 00:11:57.373 --> 00:11:59.074
  • MEMBER THAT HAD BEEN AGAINSTUS TWO YEARS SUDDENLY CHANGED
  • 00:11:59.141 --> 00:12:01.477
  • US TWO YEARS SUDDENLY CHANGEDHIS MIND AND VOTED FOR US,
  • 00:12:01.544 --> 00:12:04.480
  • HIS MIND AND VOTED FOR US,AND WE GOT THE BUILDING.
  • 00:12:04.547 --> 00:12:06.115
  • AND WE GOT THE BUILDING.WE COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.
  • 00:12:06.182 --> 00:12:07.249
  • WE COULDN'T BELIEVE IT.WE WERE SO THRILLED.
  • 00:12:07.316 --> 00:12:08.517
  • WE WERE SO THRILLED.I ASKED HIM AFTERWARDS
  • 00:12:08.584 --> 00:12:09.251
  • I ASKED HIM AFTERWARDSWHAT HAPPENED.
  • 00:12:09.318 --> 00:12:10.519
  • WHAT HAPPENED.HE EXPLAINED HOW HE RECEIVED
  • 00:12:10.586 --> 00:12:12.254
  • HE EXPLAINED HOW HE RECEIVEDA PHONE CALL OUT OF THE BLUE
  • 00:12:12.321 --> 00:12:14.590
  • A PHONE CALL OUT OF THE BLUEFROM AN OLDER JEWISH WOMAN
  • 00:12:14.657 --> 00:12:16.625
  • FROM AN OLDER JEWISH WOMANTHAT HE HADN'T SPOKEN TO IN
  • 00:12:16.692 --> 00:12:17.726
  • THAT HE HADN'T SPOKEN TO INOVER 20 YEARS, BUT HE ALWAYS
  • 00:12:17.793 --> 00:12:20.529
  • OVER 20 YEARS, BUT HE ALWAYSHAD GREAT RESPECT FOR HER.
  • 00:12:20.596 --> 00:12:22.565
  • HAD GREAT RESPECT FOR HER.SHE TOLD HIM IN NO UNCERTAIN
  • 00:12:22.631 --> 00:12:24.767
  • SHE TOLD HIM IN NO UNCERTAINTERMS HE WAS TO VOTE
  • 00:12:24.834 --> 00:12:26.502
  • TERMS HE WAS TO VOTEFOR LAKEWOOD HAVING
  • 00:12:26.569 --> 00:12:28.404
  • FOR LAKEWOOD HAVINGTHE COMPAQ CENTER.
  • 00:12:28.470 --> 00:12:30.239
  • THE COMPAQ CENTER.THAT LADY THAT I HAVE NEVER
  • 00:12:30.306 --> 00:12:32.341
  • THAT LADY THAT I HAVE NEVERMET IS WHY HE CHANGED
  • 00:12:32.408 --> 00:12:34.643
  • MET IS WHY HE CHANGEDHIS MIND.
  • 00:12:34.710 --> 00:12:35.978
  • HIS MIND.I COULDN'T HAVE MADE
  • 00:12:36.045 --> 00:12:36.679
  • I COULDN'T HAVE MADETHAT HAPPEN.
  • 00:12:36.745 --> 00:12:37.746
  • THAT HAPPEN.NOW, EVERY TIME I SEE THIS
  • 00:12:37.813 --> 00:12:38.848
  • NOW, EVERY TIME I SEE THISPLACE, I CAN SAY, "BY THIS I
  • 00:12:38.914 --> 00:12:40.482
  • PLACE, I CAN SAY, "BY THIS IKNOW THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.
  • 00:12:40.549 --> 00:12:44.220
  • KNOW THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.HE DIDN'T LET THOSE ENEMIES
  • 00:12:44.286 --> 00:12:45.387
  • HE DIDN'T LET THOSE ENEMIESDEFEAT US."
  • 00:12:45.454 --> 00:12:47.623
  • DEFEAT US."THIS BUILDING IS A TESTIMONY
  • 00:12:47.690 --> 00:12:49.191
  • THIS BUILDING IS A TESTIMONYOF GOD'S GOODNESS.
  • 00:12:49.258 --> 00:12:51.327
  • OF GOD'S GOODNESS.IT'S A REMINDER THAT HE'S
  • 00:12:51.393 --> 00:12:52.494
  • IT'S A REMINDER THAT HE'SFIGHTING OUR BUILDINGS, THAT
  • 00:12:52.561 --> 00:12:54.096
  • FIGHTING OUR BUILDINGS, THATHE'S BIGGER THAN
  • 00:12:54.163 --> 00:12:54.563
  • HE'S BIGGER THANWHAT WE'RE FACING.
  • 00:12:54.630 --> 00:12:56.398
  • LOOK BACK OVER YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:12:56.599 --> 00:12:58.200
  • LOOK BACK OVER YOUR LIFE.REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.
  • 00:12:58.267 --> 00:13:00.269
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.THAT'S FUEL FOR YOUR FAITH.
  • 00:13:00.336 --> 00:13:02.605
  • THAT'S FUEL FOR YOUR FAITH.YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:13:02.671 --> 00:13:04.340
  • YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.TOO OFTEN, WE FORGET
  • 00:13:04.406 --> 00:13:05.674
  • TOO OFTEN, WE FORGETTHE GOOD THINGS.
  • 00:13:05.741 --> 00:13:06.876
  • THE GOOD THINGS.WE REMEMBER THE HURTS,
  • 00:13:06.942 --> 00:13:08.177
  • WE REMEMBER THE HURTS,THE DISAPPOINTMENTS,
  • 00:13:08.244 --> 00:13:09.345
  • THE DISAPPOINTMENTS,THE MISTAKES, BUT LOOK
  • 00:13:09.411 --> 00:13:10.946
  • THE MISTAKES, BUT LOOKAT WHERE YOU ARE NOW.
  • 00:13:11.013 --> 00:13:12.748
  • AT WHERE YOU ARE NOW.IF IT HAD NOT BEEN
  • 00:13:12.815 --> 00:13:14.016
  • IF IT HAD NOT BEENFOR THE GOODNESS OF GOD,
  • 00:13:14.083 --> 00:13:15.584
  • FOR THE GOODNESS OF GOD,YOU WOULDN'T BE HERE.
  • 00:13:15.651 --> 00:13:16.852
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE HERE.SOME PEOPLE THAT HAVE GONE
  • 00:13:16.919 --> 00:13:18.287
  • SOME PEOPLE THAT HAVE GONETHROUGH WHAT YOU'VE BEEN
  • 00:13:18.354 --> 00:13:19.521
  • THROUGH WHAT YOU'VE BEENTHROUGH, THEY DIDN'T MAKE IT.
  • 00:13:19.588 --> 00:13:21.357
  • THROUGH, THEY DIDN'T MAKE IT.THEY GAVE UP,
  • 00:13:21.423 --> 00:13:22.324
  • THEY GAVE UP,GOT DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:13:22.391 --> 00:13:23.325
  • GOT DISCOURAGED,LIVING DEFEATED, NOT YOU.
  • 00:13:23.392 --> 00:13:24.393
  • LIVING DEFEATED, NOT YOU.GOD SHINED HIS FAVOR ON YOU.
  • 00:13:24.460 --> 00:13:27.229
  • GOD SHINED HIS FAVOR ON YOU.GOD HAS BEEN KEEPING ENEMIES
  • 00:13:27.296 --> 00:13:29.231
  • GOD HAS BEEN KEEPING ENEMIESFROM DEFEATING YOU
  • 00:13:29.298 --> 00:13:30.633
  • FROM DEFEATING YOUYOUR WHOLE LIFE.
  • 00:13:30.699 --> 00:13:32.201
  • YOUR WHOLE LIFE.HE WAS GUARDING
  • 00:13:32.268 --> 00:13:33.135
  • HE WAS GUARDINGAND PROTECTING YOU EVEN
  • 00:13:33.202 --> 00:13:34.303
  • AND PROTECTING YOU EVENWHEN YOU DIDN'T REALIZE IT.
  • 00:13:34.370 --> 00:13:35.905
  • WHEN YOU DIDN'T REALIZE IT.THERE ARE ENEMIES THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:13:35.971 --> 00:13:37.640
  • THERE ARE ENEMIES THAT YOU'VENEVER SEEN BECAUSE GOD KEPT
  • 00:13:37.706 --> 00:13:39.241
  • NEVER SEEN BECAUSE GOD KEPTTHEM OUT OF YOUR PATH.
  • 00:13:39.308 --> 00:13:41.410
  • THEM OUT OF YOUR PATH.WHEN MY FATHER WAS A TODDLER,
  • 00:13:41.477 --> 00:13:43.178
  • WHEN MY FATHER WAS A TODDLER,HE FELL INTO A FIRE.
  • 00:13:43.245 --> 00:13:45.347
  • HE FELL INTO A FIRE.HE COULD HAVE EASILY
  • 00:13:45.414 --> 00:13:46.649
  • HE COULD HAVE EASILYBEEN KILLED.
  • 00:13:46.715 --> 00:13:47.683
  • BEEN KILLED.ANOTHER FEW SECONDS,
  • 00:13:47.750 --> 00:13:48.751
  • ANOTHER FEW SECONDS,AND HE WOULD'VE LOST HIS LIFE.
  • 00:13:48.817 --> 00:13:50.419
  • AND HE WOULD'VE LOST HIS LIFE.SOMEONE JUST SO HAPPENED
  • 00:13:50.486 --> 00:13:51.520
  • SOMEONE JUST SO HAPPENEDTO BE RIGHT THERE
  • 00:13:51.587 --> 00:13:52.855
  • TO BE RIGHT THERETO PULL HIM OUT.
  • 00:13:52.922 --> 00:13:54.323
  • TO PULL HIM OUT.THE ENEMY HAS BEEN TRYING
  • 00:13:54.390 --> 00:13:55.724
  • THE ENEMY HAS BEEN TRYINGTO TAKE YOU OUT SINCE
  • 00:13:55.791 --> 00:13:57.293
  • TO TAKE YOU OUT SINCEYOU WERE A BABY.
  • 00:13:57.359 --> 00:13:58.661
  • YOU WERE A BABY.HE KNOWS YOU'RE A PERSON
  • 00:13:58.727 --> 00:13:59.929
  • HE KNOWS YOU'RE A PERSONOF DESTINY.
  • 00:13:59.995 --> 00:14:01.196
  • OF DESTINY.HE KNOWS YOU HAVE SEEDS
  • 00:14:01.263 --> 00:14:02.231
  • HE KNOWS YOU HAVE SEEDSOF GREATNESS.
  • 00:14:02.298 --> 00:14:03.666
  • OF GREATNESS.HE KNOWS YOU'VE BEEN CROWNED
  • 00:14:03.732 --> 00:14:04.767
  • HE KNOWS YOU'VE BEEN CROWNEDWITH FAVOR, SO HE'S BEEN
  • 00:14:04.833 --> 00:14:06.468
  • WITH FAVOR, SO HE'S BEENWORKING OVERTIME TO TRY TO
  • 00:14:06.535 --> 00:14:08.304
  • WORKING OVERTIME TO TRY TOSILENCE YOUR VOICE, STOP YOUR
  • 00:14:08.370 --> 00:14:10.406
  • SILENCE YOUR VOICE, STOP YOURGIFTS, LIMIT YOUR POTENTIAL,
  • 00:14:10.472 --> 00:14:12.875
  • GIFTS, LIMIT YOUR POTENTIAL,KEEP YOU FROM REACHING
  • 00:14:12.942 --> 00:14:13.842
  • KEEP YOU FROM REACHINGYOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:14:13.909 --> 00:14:15.177
  • YOUR DESTINY.BUT THOSE FORCES HAVE NOT
  • 00:14:15.244 --> 00:14:16.745
  • BUT THOSE FORCES HAVE NOTBEEN ABLE TO STOP YOU.
  • 00:14:16.812 --> 00:14:19.048
  • IT'S BECAUSE YOU HAVE
  • 00:14:19.214 --> 00:14:20.349
  • IT'S BECAUSE YOU HAVEA PROTECTOR.
  • 00:14:20.416 --> 00:14:21.784
  • A PROTECTOR.YOU HAVE A DEFENDER THAT'S
  • 00:14:21.850 --> 00:14:23.185
  • YOU HAVE A DEFENDER THAT'SWATCHING OVER YOU.
  • 00:14:23.252 --> 00:14:24.620
  • WATCHING OVER YOU.HE NEVER SLEEPS.
  • 00:14:24.687 --> 00:14:26.021
  • HE NEVER SLEEPS.HE'S PUSHING BACK DARKNESS.
  • 00:14:26.088 --> 00:14:28.490
  • HE'S PUSHING BACK DARKNESS.HE'S KEEPING THOSE FORCES
  • 00:14:28.557 --> 00:14:29.792
  • HE'S KEEPING THOSE FORCESFROM TAKING YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:14:29.858 --> 00:14:31.560
  • FROM TAKING YOUR LIFE.DAVID SAID, "A THOUSAND
  • 00:14:31.627 --> 00:14:33.195
  • DAVID SAID, "A THOUSANDMAY FALL AT YOUR SIDE,
  • 00:14:33.262 --> 00:14:34.897
  • MAY FALL AT YOUR SIDE,TEN THOUSAND
  • 00:14:34.964 --> 00:14:35.764
  • TEN THOUSANDAT YOUR RIGHT HAND,
  • 00:14:35.831 --> 00:14:36.865
  • AT YOUR RIGHT HAND,BUT IT WILL NOT COME
  • 00:14:36.932 --> 00:14:37.666
  • BUT IT WILL NOT COMENEAR YOU."
  • 00:14:37.733 --> 00:14:38.934
  • NEAR YOU."GOD HAS HIS ANGELS STANDING
  • 00:14:39.001 --> 00:14:40.536
  • GOD HAS HIS ANGELS STANDINGGUARD OVER YOU.
  • 00:14:40.602 --> 00:14:42.471
  • GUARD OVER YOU.THE FACT THAT YOU'RE HERE
  • 00:14:42.538 --> 00:14:43.038
  • THE FACT THAT YOU'RE HEREALIVE AND HEALTHY,
  • 00:14:43.105 --> 00:14:44.773
  • ALIVE AND HEALTHY,BY THIS YOU CAN KNOW
  • 00:14:44.840 --> 00:14:46.342
  • BY THIS YOU CAN KNOWTHE LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE.
  • 00:14:46.408 --> 00:14:48.844
  • THE LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE.WHEN I SEE MY MOTHER
  • 00:14:48.911 --> 00:14:49.979
  • WHEN I SEE MY MOTHERDIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL
  • 00:14:50.045 --> 00:14:51.480
  • DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINALCANCER IN 1981, 37 YEARS
  • 00:14:51.547 --> 00:14:54.984
  • CANCER IN 1981, 37 YEARSLATER, STILL HEALTHY AND
  • 00:14:55.050 --> 00:14:56.986
  • LATER, STILL HEALTHY ANDSTRONG, BY THIS I KNOW
  • 00:14:57.052 --> 00:14:59.221
  • STRONG, BY THIS I KNOWTHE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.
  • 00:14:59.288 --> 00:15:01.223
  • THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE.HE DIDN'T LET THAT SICKNESS
  • 00:15:01.290 --> 00:15:02.358
  • HE DIDN'T LET THAT SICKNESSTAKE HER LIFE.
  • 00:15:02.424 --> 00:15:04.026
  • TAKE HER LIFE.WHEN I STEPPED UP TO PASTOR
  • 00:15:04.093 --> 00:15:05.227
  • WHEN I STEPPED UP TO PASTORTHE CHURCH WHEN MY FATHER
  • 00:15:05.294 --> 00:15:06.762
  • THE CHURCH WHEN MY FATHERWENT TO BE WITH THE LORD,
  • 00:15:06.829 --> 00:15:08.330
  • WENT TO BE WITH THE LORD,I DIDN'T THINK I COULD DO THIS.
  • 00:15:08.397 --> 00:15:10.232
  • I DIDN'T THINK I COULD DO THIS.I DIDN'T HAVE THE TRAINING,
  • 00:15:10.299 --> 00:15:11.333
  • I DIDN'T HAVE THE TRAINING,THE EXPERIENCE, BUT GOD
  • 00:15:11.400 --> 00:15:12.968
  • THE EXPERIENCE, BUT GODBROUGHT GIFTS OUT OF ME THAT
  • 00:15:13.035 --> 00:15:14.903
  • BROUGHT GIFTS OUT OF ME THATI DIDN'T KNOW I HAD.
  • 00:15:14.970 --> 00:15:16.538
  • I DIDN'T KNOW I HAD.HE'S PROMOTED ME, TAKEN ME
  • 00:15:16.605 --> 00:15:17.940
  • HE'S PROMOTED ME, TAKEN MEFURTHER THAN I'VE IMAGINED,
  • 00:15:18.007 --> 00:15:19.808
  • FURTHER THAN I'VE IMAGINED,HELPED ME TO OUTLAST
  • 00:15:19.875 --> 00:15:20.909
  • HELPED ME TO OUTLASTTHE OPPOSITION.
  • 00:15:20.976 --> 00:15:22.411
  • THE OPPOSITION.BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS
  • 00:15:22.478 --> 00:15:24.346
  • BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD ISON MY SIDE.
  • 00:15:24.413 --> 00:15:25.481
  • ON MY SIDE.HE DIDN'T LET THOSE ENEMIES
  • 00:15:25.547 --> 00:15:26.415
  • HE DIDN'T LET THOSE ENEMIESDEFEAT ME.
  • 00:15:26.482 --> 00:15:28.050
  • DEFEAT ME.WHEN I SEE VICTORIA, LOOK AT
  • 00:15:28.117 --> 00:15:29.585
  • WHEN I SEE VICTORIA, LOOK ATHOW BEAUTIFUL SHE IS,
  • 00:15:29.651 --> 00:15:31.420
  • HOW BEAUTIFUL SHE IS,BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS
  • 00:15:31.487 --> 00:15:33.022
  • BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD ISON MY SIDE.
  • 00:15:33.088 --> 00:15:35.824
  • ON MY SIDE.ON THE OTHER HAND, WHEN
  • 00:15:35.891 --> 00:15:36.792
  • ON THE OTHER HAND, WHENI LOOK AT MY BROTHER PAUL,
  • 00:15:36.859 --> 00:15:38.227
  • I LOOK AT MY BROTHER PAUL,BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS
  • 00:15:38.293 --> 00:15:39.495
  • BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD ISON MY SIDE.
  • 00:15:39.561 --> 00:15:41.730
  • ON MY SIDE.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,
  • 00:15:41.797 --> 00:15:43.198
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,"TASTE AND SEE
  • 00:15:43.265 --> 00:15:44.433
  • "TASTE AND SEETHAT THE LORD IS GOOD."
  • 00:15:44.500 --> 00:15:46.235
  • THAT THE LORD IS GOOD."I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT
  • 00:15:46.301 --> 00:15:47.436
  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUTI'VE TASTED GOD'S GOODNESS.
  • 00:15:47.503 --> 00:15:49.371
  • I'VE TASTED GOD'S GOODNESS.I'VE SEEN HIS FAVOR, HIS
  • 00:15:49.438 --> 00:15:50.639
  • I'VE SEEN HIS FAVOR, HISBLESSINGS, HIS MERCY, HIS
  • 00:15:50.706 --> 00:15:52.241
  • BLESSINGS, HIS MERCY, HISVINDICATION, HIS ABUNDANCE.
  • 00:15:52.307 --> 00:15:53.909
  • VINDICATION, HIS ABUNDANCE.IN THE BATTLE FOR THE COMPAQ
  • 00:15:53.976 --> 00:15:56.545
  • IN THE BATTLE FOR THE COMPAQCENTER, THERE WERE A FEW
  • 00:15:56.612 --> 00:15:57.980
  • CENTER, THERE WERE A FEWPEOPLE THAT DIDN'T WANT US
  • 00:15:58.047 --> 00:15:59.548
  • PEOPLE THAT DIDN'T WANT USTO HAVE THE BUILDING.
  • 00:15:59.615 --> 00:16:00.916
  • TO HAVE THE BUILDING.ONE OF THE MAIN BUSINESS
  • 00:16:00.983 --> 00:16:02.084
  • ONE OF THE MAIN BUSINESSLEADERS, VERY RESPECTED,
  • 00:16:02.151 --> 00:16:03.485
  • LEADERS, VERY RESPECTED,INFLUENTIAL MAN, WAS A
  • 00:16:03.552 --> 00:16:05.421
  • INFLUENTIAL MAN, WAS ALUNCHEON WITH A FRIEND OF
  • 00:16:05.487 --> 00:16:06.722
  • LUNCHEON WITH A FRIEND OFMINE.
  • 00:16:06.789 --> 00:16:07.623
  • MINE.HE SAID TO EVERYONE AT THE
  • 00:16:07.689 --> 00:16:08.624
  • HE SAID TO EVERYONE AT THETABLE, "IT WILL BE A COLD DAY
  • 00:16:08.690 --> 00:16:10.325
  • TABLE, "IT WILL BE A COLD DAYIN HELL BEFORE LAKEWOOD GETS
  • 00:16:10.392 --> 00:16:12.895
  • IN HELL BEFORE LAKEWOOD GETSTHE COMPAQ CENTER."
  • 00:16:12.961 --> 00:16:14.863
  • THE COMPAQ CENTER."SAID IT VERY SARCASTICALLY,
  • 00:16:14.930 --> 00:16:16.365
  • SAID IT VERY SARCASTICALLY,EVERYONE LAUGHED.
  • 00:16:16.432 --> 00:16:17.533
  • EVERYONE LAUGHED.OF COURSE, HE DIDN'T KNOW
  • 00:16:17.599 --> 00:16:18.367
  • OF COURSE, HE DIDN'T KNOWMY FRIEND WAS THERE, AND WHEN
  • 00:16:18.434 --> 00:16:19.868
  • MY FRIEND WAS THERE, AND WHENHE TOLD ME WHAT THE MAN SAID,
  • 00:16:19.935 --> 00:16:22.104
  • HE TOLD ME WHAT THE MAN SAID,IT DIDN'T DISCOURAGE ME.
  • 00:16:22.171 --> 00:16:24.306
  • IT DIDN'T DISCOURAGE ME.IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.
  • 00:16:24.373 --> 00:16:25.941
  • IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.IT MADE ME MORE DETERMINED.
  • 00:16:26.008 --> 00:16:27.843
  • IT MADE ME MORE DETERMINED.I PRAYED HARDER.
  • 00:16:27.910 --> 00:16:29.144
  • I PRAYED HARDER.I STOOD STRONGER.
  • 00:16:29.211 --> 00:16:30.913
  • I STOOD STRONGER.YOU CAN'T HAVE A BIG
  • 00:16:30.979 --> 00:16:32.514
  • YOU CAN'T HAVE A BIGTESTIMONY WITHOUT HAVING A
  • 00:16:32.581 --> 00:16:34.416
  • TESTIMONY WITHOUT HAVING ABIG TEST, AND SOMETIMES,
  • 00:16:34.483 --> 00:16:36.318
  • BIG TEST, AND SOMETIMES,GOD WILL SEND YOU A BIG JERK,
  • 00:16:36.385 --> 00:16:38.387
  • GOD WILL SEND YOU A BIG JERK,I MEAN, A BIG ENEMY.
  • 00:16:38.454 --> 00:16:39.955
  • I MEAN, A BIG ENEMY.STAY IN FAITH.
  • 00:16:40.022 --> 00:16:41.457
  • STAY IN FAITH.THEY CANNOT STOP
  • 00:16:41.523 --> 00:16:42.524
  • THEY CANNOT STOPYOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:16:42.591 --> 00:16:44.093
  • YOUR DESTINY.THEY DON'T KNOW IT,
  • 00:16:44.159 --> 00:16:45.127
  • THEY DON'T KNOW IT,BUT GOD IS GOING
  • 00:16:45.194 --> 00:16:46.228
  • BUT GOD IS GOINGTO USE THEM FOR FUEL.
  • 00:16:46.295 --> 00:16:48.230
  • TO USE THEM FOR FUEL.NOW, I CAN IMAGINE NOW, WHEN
  • 00:16:48.297 --> 00:16:50.165
  • NOW, I CAN IMAGINE NOW, WHENHE DRIVES BY THE BUILDING OR
  • 00:16:50.232 --> 00:16:52.067
  • HE DRIVES BY THE BUILDING ORHE FLIPS THROUGH THE CHANNEL
  • 00:16:52.134 --> 00:16:54.169
  • HE FLIPS THROUGH THE CHANNELAND SEES MY SMILING FACE,
  • 00:16:54.236 --> 00:16:55.938
  • AND SEES MY SMILING FACE,HE MUST THINK,
  • 00:16:56.004 --> 00:16:57.139
  • HE MUST THINK,"IT'S A COLD DAY IN HELL,"
  • 00:16:57.206 --> 00:16:58.607
  • "IT'S A COLD DAY IN HELL,"BECAUSE HERE WE ARE.
  • 00:16:58.674 --> 00:17:03.479
  • BECAUSE HERE WE ARE.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,
  • 00:17:03.545 --> 00:17:04.213
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,"DON'T GLOAT OVER YOUR ENEMIES,"
  • 00:17:04.279 --> 00:17:05.314
  • "DON'T GLOAT OVER YOUR ENEMIES,"BUT IT'S HARD.
  • 00:17:05.380 --> 00:17:07.116
  • HE WENT FROM BEING OPPOSITION
  • 00:17:08.383 --> 00:17:09.618
  • HE WENT FROM BEING OPPOSITIONTO BEING FUEL.
  • 00:17:09.685 --> 00:17:12.521
  • TO BEING FUEL.NOW, WHEN I FACE OTHER
  • 00:17:12.588 --> 00:17:13.822
  • NOW, WHEN I FACE OTHERGIANTS, I THINK ABOUT HIM.
  • 00:17:13.889 --> 00:17:15.991
  • GIANTS, I THINK ABOUT HIM.HE COULDN'T STOP US.
  • 00:17:16.058 --> 00:17:17.259
  • HE COULDN'T STOP US.HE THOUGHT
  • 00:17:17.326 --> 00:17:17.926
  • HE THOUGHTWE WERE A LIGHTWEIGHT.
  • 00:17:17.993 --> 00:17:19.261
  • WE WERE A LIGHTWEIGHT.WHAT HE COULDN'T SEE WAS,
  • 00:17:19.328 --> 00:17:20.395
  • WHAT HE COULDN'T SEE WAS,BEHIND THE SCENES, WE HAD
  • 00:17:20.462 --> 00:17:21.830
  • BEHIND THE SCENES, WE HADA HEAVYWEIGHT, THE MOST HIGH
  • 00:17:21.897 --> 00:17:23.565
  • A HEAVYWEIGHT, THE MOST HIGHGOD, FIGHTING OUR BATTLES,
  • 00:17:23.632 --> 00:17:26.535
  • GOD, FIGHTING OUR BATTLES,AND WHEN I'M TEMPTED
  • 00:17:26.602 --> 00:17:27.402
  • AND WHEN I'M TEMPTEDTO GET DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:17:27.469 --> 00:17:28.470
  • TO GET DISCOURAGED,I GO BACK OVER MY HISTORY.
  • 00:17:28.537 --> 00:17:30.506
  • I GO BACK OVER MY HISTORY.I THINK ABOUT HOW GOD BROUGHT
  • 00:17:30.572 --> 00:17:31.940
  • I THINK ABOUT HOW GOD BROUGHTMY FATHER OUT OF POVERTY.
  • 00:17:32.007 --> 00:17:33.909
  • MY FATHER OUT OF POVERTY.HE HAD NO MONEY,
  • 00:17:33.976 --> 00:17:35.244
  • HE HAD NO MONEY,NO EDUCATION,
  • 00:17:35.310 --> 00:17:36.278
  • NO EDUCATION,NO FUTURE TO SPEAK OF,
  • 00:17:36.345 --> 00:17:37.813
  • NO FUTURE TO SPEAK OF,BUT AT 17 YEARS OF AGE,
  • 00:17:37.880 --> 00:17:39.281
  • BUT AT 17 YEARS OF AGE,HE GAVE HIS LIFE TO CHRIST,
  • 00:17:39.348 --> 00:17:41.250
  • HE GAVE HIS LIFE TO CHRIST,THE FIRST ONE IN HIS FAMILY.
  • 00:17:41.316 --> 00:17:43.719
  • THE FIRST ONE IN HIS FAMILY.THAT WASN'T A LUCKY BREAK.
  • 00:17:43.785 --> 00:17:45.687
  • THAT WASN'T A LUCKY BREAK.THAT WAS GOD CHOOSING
  • 00:17:45.754 --> 00:17:47.222
  • THAT WAS GOD CHOOSINGMY FATHER BEFORE
  • 00:17:47.289 --> 00:17:48.824
  • MY FATHER BEFOREHE COULD CHOOSE HIM.
  • 00:17:48.891 --> 00:17:50.659
  • IF IT HAD NOT BEEN FOR
  • 00:17:50.859 --> 00:17:51.627
  • IF IT HAD NOT BEEN FORTHE GOODNESS OF GOD IN MY
  • 00:17:51.693 --> 00:17:53.362
  • THE GOODNESS OF GOD IN MYFATHER'S LIFE, I WOULDN'T BE
  • 00:17:53.428 --> 00:17:54.830
  • FATHER'S LIFE, I WOULDN'T BESTANDING HERE.
  • 00:17:54.897 --> 00:17:56.298
  • STANDING HERE.I THINK ABOUT HOW GOD
  • 00:17:56.365 --> 00:17:57.399
  • I THINK ABOUT HOW GODPROTECTED ME ON THE FREEWAY
  • 00:17:57.466 --> 00:17:59.301
  • PROTECTED ME ON THE FREEWAYWHEN I LOST CONTROL
  • 00:17:59.368 --> 00:18:00.536
  • WHEN I LOST CONTROLOF MY CAR.
  • 00:18:00.602 --> 00:18:02.037
  • OF MY CAR.I WAS IN MY EARLY 20S, AND IT
  • 00:18:02.104 --> 00:18:03.505
  • I WAS IN MY EARLY 20S, AND ITWAS RAINING REALLY HARD.
  • 00:18:03.572 --> 00:18:05.107
  • WAS RAINING REALLY HARD.I HIT THE CENTER GUARDRAIL,
  • 00:18:05.174 --> 00:18:06.008
  • I HIT THE CENTER GUARDRAIL,SPUN BACK AROUND
  • 00:18:06.074 --> 00:18:07.709
  • SPUN BACK AROUNDFIVE LANES OF TRAFFIC.
  • 00:18:07.776 --> 00:18:09.845
  • FIVE LANES OF TRAFFIC.AT ONE POINT, I WAS GOING
  • 00:18:09.912 --> 00:18:10.979
  • AT ONE POINT, I WAS GOINGTHE WRONG DIRECTION.
  • 00:18:11.046 --> 00:18:12.447
  • THE WRONG DIRECTION.I LOOKED UP, AN 18-WHEELER
  • 00:18:12.514 --> 00:18:14.449
  • I LOOKED UP, AN 18-WHEELERWAS COMING RIGHT AT ME.
  • 00:18:14.516 --> 00:18:16.218
  • WAS COMING RIGHT AT ME.I FELT LIKE I COULD REACH OUT
  • 00:18:16.285 --> 00:18:17.452
  • I FELT LIKE I COULD REACH OUTAND TOUCH HIS FRONT GRILL.
  • 00:18:17.519 --> 00:18:19.288
  • AND TOUCH HIS FRONT GRILL.HE WAS SO CLOSE.
  • 00:18:19.354 --> 00:18:20.789
  • HE WAS SO CLOSE.ALL I HAD TIME TO SAY WAS,
  • 00:18:20.856 --> 00:18:22.291
  • ALL I HAD TIME TO SAY WAS,"JESUS."
  • 00:18:22.357 --> 00:18:23.525
  • "JESUS."THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,
  • 00:18:23.592 --> 00:18:24.626
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS,"CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD,
  • 00:18:24.693 --> 00:18:26.461
  • AND YOU WILL BE SAVED."
  • 00:18:26.862 --> 00:18:29.865
  • AND YOU WILL BE SAVED."YOU DON'T HAVE TO PRAY LONG.
  • 00:18:29.932 --> 00:18:31.900
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO PRAY LONG.WHEN YOU SAY, "JESUS," HEAVEN
  • 00:18:31.967 --> 00:18:33.969
  • WHEN YOU SAY, "JESUS," HEAVENAND EARTH COMES TO ATTENTION.
  • 00:18:34.036 --> 00:18:36.171
  • AND EARTH COMES TO ATTENTION.THE NEXT THING I KNEW, I WAS
  • 00:18:36.238 --> 00:18:37.372
  • THE NEXT THING I KNEW, I WASON THE SHOULDER ON THE SIDE
  • 00:18:37.439 --> 00:18:38.674
  • ON THE SHOULDER ON THE SIDEOF THE FREEWAY, STOPPED.
  • 00:18:38.740 --> 00:18:40.309
  • OF THE FREEWAY, STOPPED.THE 18-WHEELER PULLED OVER.
  • 00:18:40.375 --> 00:18:42.244
  • THE 18-WHEELER PULLED OVER.THE DRIVER GOT OUT,
  • 00:18:42.311 --> 00:18:43.078
  • THE DRIVER GOT OUT,CAME TO MY WINDOW.
  • 00:18:43.145 --> 00:18:44.279
  • CAME TO MY WINDOW.HE SAID, "BOY,
  • 00:18:44.346 --> 00:18:45.147
  • HE SAID, "BOY,YOU MUST BE LIVING RIGHT.
  • 00:18:45.214 --> 00:18:47.282
  • YOU MUST BE LIVING RIGHT.RIGHT WHEN I WAS ABOUT TO HIT
  • 00:18:47.349 --> 00:18:48.717
  • RIGHT WHEN I WAS ABOUT TO HITYOU, I BRACED MYSELF, BUT A
  • 00:18:48.784 --> 00:18:50.419
  • YOU, I BRACED MYSELF, BUT AHUGE GUST OF WIND BLEW ME
  • 00:18:50.485 --> 00:18:52.888
  • HUGE GUST OF WIND BLEW MEINTO THE OTHER LANE,
  • 00:18:52.955 --> 00:18:55.424
  • INTO THE OTHER LANE,AND SOMEHOW, I MISSED YOU."
  • 00:18:55.490 --> 00:18:58.160
  • AND SOMEHOW, I MISSED YOU."HE SAID, "SOMEHOW,"
  • 00:18:58.227 --> 00:19:00.028
  • HE SAID, "SOMEHOW,"BUT I KNOW IT WAS SOMEONE.
  • 00:19:00.095 --> 00:19:02.798
  • BUT I KNOW IT WAS SOMEONE.HE THOUGHT IT WAS
  • 00:19:02.864 --> 00:19:03.832
  • HE THOUGHT IT WASA GOOD BREAK.
  • 00:19:03.899 --> 00:19:04.766
  • A GOOD BREAK.I KNOW IT WAS
  • 00:19:04.833 --> 00:19:05.601
  • I KNOW IT WASTHE HAND OF GOD.
  • 00:19:05.667 --> 00:19:07.202
  • THE HAND OF GOD.BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS
  • 00:19:07.269 --> 00:19:08.570
  • BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD ISON MY SIDE.
  • 00:19:08.637 --> 00:19:10.038
  • ON MY SIDE.HE DIDN'T LET THE ACCIDENT
  • 00:19:10.105 --> 00:19:10.906
  • HE DIDN'T LET THE ACCIDENTTAKE MY LIFE.
  • 00:19:10.973 --> 00:19:12.507
  • TAKE MY LIFE.WHAT HAS GOD DONE FOR YOU?
  • 00:19:12.574 --> 00:19:14.543
  • WHAT HAS GOD DONE FOR YOU?YOU HAVE SOME OF THESE,
  • 00:19:14.610 --> 00:19:15.677
  • YOU HAVE SOME OF THESE,"BY THIS I KNOW."
  • 00:19:15.744 --> 00:19:17.379
  • "BY THIS I KNOW."THOSE VICTORIES WERE NOT JUST
  • 00:19:17.446 --> 00:19:19.181
  • THOSE VICTORIES WERE NOT JUSTTO PROTECT YOU, TO HEAL YOU,
  • 00:19:19.248 --> 00:19:21.183
  • TO PROTECT YOU, TO HEAL YOU,TO PROMOTE YOU.
  • 00:19:21.250 --> 00:19:22.384
  • TO PROMOTE YOU.THEY'RE FUEL, SO WHEN YOU
  • 00:19:22.451 --> 00:19:24.119
  • THEY'RE FUEL, SO WHEN YOUFACE NEW CHALLENGES,
  • 00:19:24.186 --> 00:19:25.520
  • FACE NEW CHALLENGES,OBSTACLES THAT LOOK TOO BIG,
  • 00:19:25.587 --> 00:19:27.122
  • OBSTACLES THAT LOOK TOO BIG,IF YOU'LL GO BACK AND
  • 00:19:27.189 --> 00:19:28.824
  • IF YOU'LL GO BACK ANDREMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE,
  • 00:19:28.890 --> 00:19:31.093
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE,THAT'S WHAT GIVES YOU THE
  • 00:19:31.159 --> 00:19:32.527
  • THAT'S WHAT GIVES YOU THEFAITH, THE CONFIDENCE, THE
  • 00:19:32.594 --> 00:19:34.129
  • FAITH, THE CONFIDENCE, THEKNOWING THAT HE'S IN CONTROL,
  • 00:19:34.196 --> 00:19:36.632
  • KNOWING THAT HE'S IN CONTROL,THAT HE HAS YOU IN THE PALM
  • 00:19:36.698 --> 00:19:37.966
  • THAT HE HAS YOU IN THE PALMOF HIS HAND, THAT WHAT'S
  • 00:19:38.033 --> 00:19:39.268
  • OF HIS HAND, THAT WHAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU
  • 00:19:39.334 --> 00:19:40.502
  • TRYING TO STOP YOUDOESN'T HAVE A CHANCE.
  • 00:19:40.569 --> 00:19:42.271
  • DOESN'T HAVE A CHANCE.THE ENEMY MAY DO HIS BEST.
  • 00:19:42.337 --> 00:19:43.872
  • THE ENEMY MAY DO HIS BEST.HIS BEST WILL
  • 00:19:43.939 --> 00:19:45.140
  • HIS BEST WILLNEVER BE ENOUGH.
  • 00:19:45.207 --> 00:19:46.508
  • NEVER BE ENOUGH.GOD HAS A HEDGE OF PROTECTION
  • 00:19:46.575 --> 00:19:48.277
  • GOD HAS A HEDGE OF PROTECTIONAROUND YOU.
  • 00:19:48.343 --> 00:19:49.478
  • AROUND YOU.HIS FORCES ARE GREATER THAN
  • 00:19:49.544 --> 00:19:51.079
  • HIS FORCES ARE GREATER THANTHE FORCES THAT ARE TRYING
  • 00:19:51.146 --> 00:19:52.648
  • THE FORCES THAT ARE TRYINGTO STOP YOU.
  • 00:19:52.714 --> 00:19:54.049
  • TO STOP YOU.DON'T LIVE WORRIED, AFRAID.
  • 00:19:54.116 --> 00:19:55.217
  • DON'T LIVE WORRIED, AFRAID.GO BACK OVER YOUR HISTORY.
  • 00:19:55.284 --> 00:19:57.552
  • GO BACK OVER YOUR HISTORY.WHEN YOU START THANKING GOD
  • 00:19:57.619 --> 00:19:59.121
  • WHEN YOU START THANKING GODFOR WHAT HE'S DONE,
  • 00:19:59.187 --> 00:20:00.622
  • FOR WHAT HE'S DONE,YOU'LL FEEL FAITH RISE
  • 00:20:00.689 --> 00:20:02.057
  • YOU'LL FEEL FAITH RISEIN YOUR HEART.
  • 00:20:02.124 --> 00:20:03.058
  • IN YOUR HEART.YOU'LL KNOW HE DID IT FOR YOU
  • 00:20:03.125 --> 00:20:04.259
  • YOU'LL KNOW HE DID IT FOR YOUBACK THEN,
  • 00:20:04.326 --> 00:20:05.227
  • BACK THEN,HE'LL DO IT FOR YOU TODAY.
  • 00:20:05.294 --> 00:20:07.062
  • THIS IS WHERE THE ISRAELITES
  • 00:20:07.229 --> 00:20:08.430
  • THIS IS WHERE THE ISRAELITESMISSED IT.
  • 00:20:08.497 --> 00:20:09.464
  • MISSED IT.GOD SUPERNATURALLY BROUGHT
  • 00:20:09.531 --> 00:20:11.066
  • GOD SUPERNATURALLY BROUGHTTHEM OUT OF SLAVERY.
  • 00:20:11.133 --> 00:20:13.168
  • THEM OUT OF SLAVERY.HE SENT PLAGUES ON
  • 00:20:13.235 --> 00:20:14.336
  • HE SENT PLAGUES ONTHEIR ENEMIES.
  • 00:20:14.403 --> 00:20:15.570
  • THEIR ENEMIES.WHEN PHARAOH CHANGED HIS MIND
  • 00:20:15.637 --> 00:20:16.838
  • WHEN PHARAOH CHANGED HIS MINDAND CAME CHASING THEM,
  • 00:20:16.905 --> 00:20:18.006
  • AND CAME CHASING THEM,THE ISRAELITES WERE
  • 00:20:18.073 --> 00:20:18.874
  • THE ISRAELITES WEREAT A DEAD END AT THE RED SEA,
  • 00:20:18.940 --> 00:20:20.809
  • AT A DEAD END AT THE RED SEA,HAD NOWHERE TO GO.
  • 00:20:20.876 --> 00:20:22.144
  • HAD NOWHERE TO GO.GOD SIMPLY PARTED
  • 00:20:22.210 --> 00:20:23.345
  • GOD SIMPLY PARTEDTHE RED SEA.
  • 00:20:23.412 --> 00:20:24.446
  • THE RED SEA.THEY WENT THROUGH
  • 00:20:24.513 --> 00:20:25.247
  • THEY WENT THROUGHON DRY GROUND.
  • 00:20:25.314 --> 00:20:26.181
  • ON DRY GROUND.OUT IN THE DESERT,
  • 00:20:26.248 --> 00:20:27.182
  • OUT IN THE DESERT,GOD BROUGHT THEM WATER
  • 00:20:27.249 --> 00:20:28.483
  • GOD BROUGHT THEM WATEROUT OF A ROCK.
  • 00:20:28.550 --> 00:20:29.718
  • OUT OF A ROCK.HE GAVE THEM MANNA,
  • 00:20:29.785 --> 00:20:30.852
  • HE GAVE THEM MANNA,BREAD TO EAT EACH MORNING.
  • 00:20:30.919 --> 00:20:32.788
  • BREAD TO EAT EACH MORNING.IT WAS ONE MIRACLE AFTER
  • 00:20:32.854 --> 00:20:34.356
  • IT WAS ONE MIRACLE AFTERANOTHER, BUT WHEN THEY
  • 00:20:34.423 --> 00:20:36.124
  • ANOTHER, BUT WHEN THEYARRIVED AT THE PROMISED LAND
  • 00:20:36.191 --> 00:20:37.759
  • ARRIVED AT THE PROMISED LANDAND SAW HOW BIG THE PEOPLE
  • 00:20:37.826 --> 00:20:39.194
  • AND SAW HOW BIG THE PEOPLEWERE, INSTEAD OF USING WHAT
  • 00:20:39.261 --> 00:20:41.129
  • WERE, INSTEAD OF USING WHATGOD HAD DONE AS FUEL, INSTEAD
  • 00:20:41.196 --> 00:20:44.099
  • GOD HAD DONE AS FUEL, INSTEADOF SAYING, "BY THIS WE KNOW
  • 00:20:44.166 --> 00:20:45.167
  • OF SAYING, "BY THIS WE KNOWTHE LORD IS ON OUR SIDE,"
  • 00:20:45.233 --> 00:20:47.536
  • THE LORD IS ON OUR SIDE,"PSALM 78 SAYS: "THEY FORGOT
  • 00:20:47.602 --> 00:20:50.405
  • PSALM 78 SAYS: "THEY FORGOTTHE AMAZING MIRACLES
  • 00:20:50.472 --> 00:20:52.074
  • THE AMAZING MIRACLESGOD HAD DONE."
  • 00:20:52.140 --> 00:20:53.475
  • GOD HAD DONE."THEY GOT DISCOURAGED,
  • 00:20:53.542 --> 00:20:54.609
  • THEY GOT DISCOURAGED,STARTED COMPLAINING, SAYING,
  • 00:20:54.676 --> 00:20:56.044
  • STARTED COMPLAINING, SAYING,"MOSES, THEY'RE TOO BIG.
  • 00:20:56.111 --> 00:20:57.379
  • "MOSES, THEY'RE TOO BIG.LET'S JUST GO BACK
  • 00:20:57.446 --> 00:20:58.347
  • LET'S JUST GO BACKTO BEING SLAVES."
  • 00:20:58.413 --> 00:20:59.815
  • TO BEING SLAVES."HERE THEY HAD A GREAT HISTORY
  • 00:20:59.881 --> 00:21:01.316
  • HERE THEY HAD A GREAT HISTORYWITH GOD.
  • 00:21:01.383 --> 00:21:02.551
  • WITH GOD.HE'D DONE AMAZING THINGS.
  • 00:21:02.617 --> 00:21:03.919
  • HE'D DONE AMAZING THINGS.THEIR PROBLEM WAS,
  • 00:21:03.985 --> 00:21:05.487
  • THEIR PROBLEM WAS,THEY DIDN'T REMEMBER THEM.
  • 00:21:05.554 --> 00:21:07.389
  • THEY DIDN'T REMEMBER THEM.INSTEAD OF GOING INTO THE
  • 00:21:07.456 --> 00:21:08.223
  • INSTEAD OF GOING INTO THEPROMISED LAND, THEY WANDERED
  • 00:21:08.290 --> 00:21:09.958
  • PROMISED LAND, THEY WANDEREDIN THE DESERT FOR 40 YEARS.
  • 00:21:10.025 --> 00:21:12.794
  • IN THE DESERT FOR 40 YEARS.ARE YOU LIVING WORRIED,
  • 00:21:12.861 --> 00:21:14.129
  • ARE YOU LIVING WORRIED,THINKING A PROBLEM IS
  • 00:21:14.196 --> 00:21:15.163
  • THINKING A PROBLEM ISTOO BIG?
  • 00:21:15.230 --> 00:21:16.298
  • TOO BIG?PERHAPS YOU'RE DOING
  • 00:21:16.365 --> 00:21:17.599
  • PERHAPS YOU'RE DOINGLIKE THEY DID.
  • 00:21:17.666 --> 00:21:18.867
  • LIKE THEY DID.YOU'VE FORGOTTEN
  • 00:21:18.934 --> 00:21:19.701
  • YOU'VE FORGOTTENWHAT GOD HAS DONE.
  • 00:21:19.768 --> 00:21:21.002
  • WHAT GOD HAS DONE.YOU'RE OUT OF FUEL.
  • 00:21:21.069 --> 00:21:22.471
  • YOU'RE OUT OF FUEL.YOUR FAITH NEEDS TO BE
  • 00:21:22.537 --> 00:21:23.872
  • YOUR FAITH NEEDS TO BEREENERGIZED.
  • 00:21:23.939 --> 00:21:25.307
  • REENERGIZED.ONE WAY YOU DO THAT IS BY
  • 00:21:25.374 --> 00:21:26.375
  • ONE WAY YOU DO THAT IS BYGOING BACK OVER YOUR, "BY
  • 00:21:26.441 --> 00:21:28.009
  • GOING BACK OVER YOUR, "BYTHIS I KNOWS," THE TIMES GOD
  • 00:21:28.076 --> 00:21:29.845
  • THIS I KNOWS," THE TIMES GODMADE A WAY, THE TIMES
  • 00:21:29.911 --> 00:21:31.113
  • MADE A WAY, THE TIMESHE PROTECTED YOU, THE TIMES
  • 00:21:31.179 --> 00:21:32.280
  • HE PROTECTED YOU, THE TIMESHE OPENED THAT DOOR.
  • 00:21:32.347 --> 00:21:33.882
  • HE OPENED THAT DOOR.WHEN YOU START DWELLING ON
  • 00:21:33.949 --> 00:21:35.016
  • WHEN YOU START DWELLING ONTHE GOODNESS OF GOD IN YOUR
  • 00:21:35.083 --> 00:21:36.818
  • THE GOODNESS OF GOD IN YOUROWN LIFE, NOT WHAT HE DID
  • 00:21:36.885 --> 00:21:38.854
  • OWN LIFE, NOT WHAT HE DIDFOR YOUR NEIGHBOR.
  • 00:21:38.920 --> 00:21:40.122
  • FOR YOUR NEIGHBOR.IT'S GREAT THAT GOD PARTED
  • 00:21:40.188 --> 00:21:41.256
  • IT'S GREAT THAT GOD PARTEDTHE RED SEA FOR THE
  • 00:21:41.323 --> 00:21:42.557
  • THE RED SEA FOR THEISRAELITES, BUT HOW ABOUT
  • 00:21:42.624 --> 00:21:44.192
  • ISRAELITES, BUT HOW ABOUTTHE RED SEAS GOD'S PARTED
  • 00:21:44.259 --> 00:21:45.761
  • THE RED SEAS GOD'S PARTEDFOR YOU, THE TIMES HE MADE
  • 00:21:45.827 --> 00:21:47.362
  • FOR YOU, THE TIMES HE MADESOMETHING HAPPEN
  • 00:21:47.429 --> 00:21:48.597
  • SOMETHING HAPPENTHAT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE?
  • 00:21:48.663 --> 00:21:50.399
  • THAT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE?THAT'S YOUR FUEL, YOUR
  • 00:21:50.465 --> 00:21:51.800
  • THAT'S YOUR FUEL, YOURPERSONAL HISTORY, AND IF
  • 00:21:51.867 --> 00:21:53.502
  • PERSONAL HISTORY, AND IFYOU'LL START THANKING GOD FOR
  • 00:21:53.568 --> 00:21:55.003
  • YOU'LL START THANKING GOD FORTHOSE THINGS, YOU'LL GET THAT
  • 00:21:55.070 --> 00:21:56.938
  • THOSE THINGS, YOU'LL GET THATSPRING BACK IN YOUR STEP.
  • 00:21:57.005 --> 00:21:59.107
  • SPRING BACK IN YOUR STEP.YOU'LL LIVE WITH THIS
  • 00:21:59.174 --> 00:22:00.609
  • YOU'LL LIVE WITH THISCONFIDENCE, "BY THIS I KNOW
  • 00:22:00.675 --> 00:22:02.077
  • CONFIDENCE, "BY THIS I KNOWTHE LORD IS ON MY SIDE."
  • 00:22:02.144 --> 00:22:04.479
  • THE LORD IS ON MY SIDE."I TALKED TO A MAN THAT HAD
  • 00:22:04.546 --> 00:22:05.580
  • I TALKED TO A MAN THAT HADSTRUGGLED WITH ADDICTIONS
  • 00:22:05.647 --> 00:22:06.748
  • STRUGGLED WITH ADDICTIONSFOR 27 YEARS.
  • 00:22:06.815 --> 00:22:08.750
  • FOR 27 YEARS.HE WAS AN EXECUTIVE, HAD
  • 00:22:08.817 --> 00:22:09.918
  • HE WAS AN EXECUTIVE, HADA GREAT JOB, A HAPPY FAMILY.
  • 00:22:09.985 --> 00:22:12.454
  • A GREAT JOB, A HAPPY FAMILY.DRUGS AND ALCOHOL RUINED
  • 00:22:12.521 --> 00:22:14.356
  • DRUGS AND ALCOHOL RUINEDHIS LIFE.
  • 00:22:14.423 --> 00:22:15.624
  • HIS LIFE.HE LOST HIS MARRIAGE,
  • 00:22:15.690 --> 00:22:16.658
  • HE LOST HIS MARRIAGE,LOST HIS JOB.
  • 00:22:16.725 --> 00:22:18.059
  • LOST HIS JOB.HE WAS SO DEPRESSED, HE
  • 00:22:18.126 --> 00:22:19.561
  • HE WAS SO DEPRESSED, HEDIDN'T WANT TO LIVE, AND AT
  • 00:22:19.628 --> 00:22:21.129
  • DIDN'T WANT TO LIVE, AND ATTHE LOWEST POINT, HE TURNED
  • 00:22:21.196 --> 00:22:22.531
  • THE LOWEST POINT, HE TURNEDTHE TELEVISION ON, AND I WAS
  • 00:22:22.597 --> 00:22:24.299
  • THE TELEVISION ON, AND I WASTALKING ABOUT HOW GOD IS
  • 00:22:24.366 --> 00:22:25.734
  • TALKING ABOUT HOW GOD ISBIGGER THAN ADDICTIONS, HOW
  • 00:22:25.801 --> 00:22:27.636
  • BIGGER THAN ADDICTIONS, HOWONE TOUCH OF HIS FAVOR CAN
  • 00:22:27.702 --> 00:22:29.070
  • ONE TOUCH OF HIS FAVOR CANTURN SITUATIONS AROUND.
  • 00:22:29.137 --> 00:22:31.406
  • TURN SITUATIONS AROUND.ALL OF THE SUDDEN, HE FELT A
  • 00:22:31.473 --> 00:22:33.308
  • ALL OF THE SUDDEN, HE FELT AWARMNESS STARTING AT HIS HEAD
  • 00:22:33.375 --> 00:22:35.377
  • WARMNESS STARTING AT HIS HEADFLOWING DOWN TO HIS FEET.
  • 00:22:35.444 --> 00:22:38.013
  • FLOWING DOWN TO HIS FEET.HE SAID FOR THE FIRST TIME IN
  • 00:22:38.079 --> 00:22:39.347
  • HE SAID FOR THE FIRST TIME INYEARS, HE FELT HOPEFUL.
  • 00:22:39.414 --> 00:22:42.117
  • YEARS, HE FELT HOPEFUL.GOT DOWN ON HIS KNEES AND
  • 00:22:42.184 --> 00:22:43.418
  • GOT DOWN ON HIS KNEES ANDSAID, "GOD, CAN'T DO THIS ON
  • 00:22:43.485 --> 00:22:45.053
  • SAID, "GOD, CAN'T DO THIS ONMY OWN.
  • 00:22:45.120 --> 00:22:46.254
  • MY OWN.HELP ME TO CHANGE."
  • 00:22:46.321 --> 00:22:47.823
  • HELP ME TO CHANGE."THAT MOMENT WAS A TURNING
  • 00:22:47.889 --> 00:22:49.157
  • THAT MOMENT WAS A TURNINGPOINT.
  • 00:22:49.224 --> 00:22:50.225
  • POINT.NEVER WENT BACK TO THE DRUGS,
  • 00:22:50.292 --> 00:22:51.359
  • NEVER WENT BACK TO THE DRUGS,NEVER TOUCHED THE ALCOHOL
  • 00:22:51.426 --> 00:22:53.061
  • NEVER TOUCHED THE ALCOHOLAGAIN.
  • 00:22:53.128 --> 00:22:54.262
  • AGAIN.THAT WAS NINE YEARS AGO.
  • 00:22:54.329 --> 00:22:55.897
  • THAT WAS NINE YEARS AGO.HE'S BEEN SOBER EVER SINCE.
  • 00:22:55.964 --> 00:22:57.833
  • HE'S BEEN SOBER EVER SINCE.HE AND HIS WIFE HAD DIVORCED.
  • 00:22:57.899 --> 00:22:59.868
  • HE AND HIS WIFE HAD DIVORCED.THEY REMARRIED, HE'S BACK
  • 00:22:59.935 --> 00:23:01.703
  • THEY REMARRIED, HE'S BACKWITH HIS FAMILY.
  • 00:23:01.770 --> 00:23:03.505
  • WITH HIS FAMILY.NOW, HE CAN SAY LIKE DAVID,
  • 00:23:03.572 --> 00:23:05.106
  • NOW, HE CAN SAY LIKE DAVID,"BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS
  • 00:23:05.173 --> 00:23:08.043
  • "BY THIS I KNOW THE LORD ISON MY SIDE."
  • 00:23:08.109 --> 00:23:09.878
  • ON MY SIDE."NOT, "I THINK, I HOPE, I'M
  • 00:23:09.945 --> 00:23:11.079
  • NOT, "I THINK, I HOPE, I'MPRAYING, I'M BELIEVING."
  • 00:23:11.146 --> 00:23:13.114
  • PRAYING, I'M BELIEVING."GOD IS GOING TO DO SOME
  • 00:23:13.181 --> 00:23:14.483
  • GOD IS GOING TO DO SOMETHINGS IN YOUR FUTURE WHERE
  • 00:23:14.549 --> 00:23:16.451
  • THINGS IN YOUR FUTURE WHEREYOU KNOW HE'S ON YOUR SIDE.
  • 00:23:16.518 --> 00:23:18.954
  • YOU KNOW HE'S ON YOUR SIDE.THERE WILL BE NO DOUBT.
  • 00:23:19.020 --> 00:23:21.122
  • THERE WILL BE NO DOUBT.MAYBE LIKE HIM, YOU COULDN'T
  • 00:23:21.189 --> 00:23:22.190
  • MAYBE LIKE HIM, YOU COULDN'TBREAK THE ADDICTION.
  • 00:23:22.257 --> 00:23:23.291
  • BREAK THE ADDICTION.SUDDENLY, YOU'RE FREE.
  • 00:23:23.358 --> 00:23:24.626
  • SUDDENLY, YOU'RE FREE.YOU WERE TOLD YOU COULDN'T
  • 00:23:24.693 --> 00:23:25.727
  • YOU WERE TOLD YOU COULDN'THAVE CHILDREN.
  • 00:23:25.794 --> 00:23:26.628
  • HAVE CHILDREN.NOW YOU HAVE A HEALTHY BABY.
  • 00:23:26.695 --> 00:23:27.796
  • NOW YOU HAVE A HEALTHY BABY.YOU WEREN'T EVEN LOOKING.
  • 00:23:27.863 --> 00:23:29.464
  • YOU WEREN'T EVEN LOOKING.SOMEBODY AMAZING CAME INTO
  • 00:23:29.531 --> 00:23:30.732
  • SOMEBODY AMAZING CAME INTOYOUR LIFE.
  • 00:23:30.799 --> 00:23:31.967
  • YOUR LIFE.THE OPPOSITION WAS BIGGER AND
  • 00:23:32.033 --> 00:23:33.001
  • THE OPPOSITION WAS BIGGER ANDSTRONGER, BUT THE COMPAQ
  • 00:23:33.068 --> 00:23:34.669
  • STRONGER, BUT THE COMPAQCENTER CAME TO YOU.
  • 00:23:34.736 --> 00:23:36.505
  • CENTER CAME TO YOU.THE CONTRACT CAME TO YOU.
  • 00:23:36.571 --> 00:23:37.939
  • THE CONTRACT CAME TO YOU.THE BUSINESS CAME TO YOU.
  • 00:23:38.006 --> 00:23:39.241
  • THE BUSINESS CAME TO YOU.YOU COULDN'T HAVE MADE IT
  • 00:23:39.307 --> 00:23:40.509
  • YOU COULDN'T HAVE MADE ITHAPPEN.
  • 00:23:40.575 --> 00:23:41.510
  • HAPPEN.YOU WERE AT YOUR LIMITS, BUT
  • 00:23:41.576 --> 00:23:42.477
  • YOU WERE AT YOUR LIMITS, BUTTHE RED SEA PARTED.
  • 00:23:42.544 --> 00:23:44.079
  • THE RED SEA PARTED.GET READY, YOU'RE ABOUT TO
  • 00:23:44.145 --> 00:23:45.280
  • GET READY, YOU'RE ABOUT TOKNOW THE LORD IS ON YOUR
  • 00:23:45.347 --> 00:23:46.848
  • KNOW THE LORD IS ON YOURSIDE.
  • 00:23:46.915 --> 00:23:48.049
  • SIDE.WHAT HE'S DONE IN THE PAST IS
  • 00:23:48.116 --> 00:23:49.251
  • WHAT HE'S DONE IN THE PAST ISGOING TO PALE IN COMPARISON
  • 00:23:49.317 --> 00:23:50.752
  • GOING TO PALE IN COMPARISONTO WHAT HE'S ABOUT TO DO.
  • 00:23:50.819 --> 00:23:52.521
  • TO WHAT HE'S ABOUT TO DO.NOW, DON'T BE SURPRISED WHEN
  • 00:23:52.587 --> 00:23:54.656
  • NOW, DON'T BE SURPRISED WHENYOU FACE GIANTS BIGGER THAN
  • 00:23:54.723 --> 00:23:56.424
  • YOU FACE GIANTS BIGGER THANYOU'VE EVER FACED, BIGGER
  • 00:23:56.491 --> 00:23:58.527
  • YOU'VE EVER FACED, BIGGEROPPOSITION.
  • 00:23:58.593 --> 00:23:59.861
  • OPPOSITION.THAT'S A SIGN YOU'RE HEADED
  • 00:23:59.928 --> 00:24:01.429
  • THAT'S A SIGN YOU'RE HEADEDTO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:24:01.496 --> 00:24:03.098
  • TO A NEW LEVEL.YOU'LL BE TEMPTED WORRY, FEEL
  • 00:24:03.164 --> 00:24:04.566
  • YOU'LL BE TEMPTED WORRY, FEELOVERWHELMED.
  • 00:24:04.633 --> 00:24:05.834
  • OVERWHELMED.YOU NEED TO GO BACK AND GET
  • 00:24:05.901 --> 00:24:07.068
  • YOU NEED TO GO BACK AND GETYOUR FUEL.
  • 00:24:07.135 --> 00:24:08.703
  • YOUR FUEL.REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.
  • 00:24:08.770 --> 00:24:10.805
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE.THANK HIM FOR THE RED SEAS
  • 00:24:10.872 --> 00:24:12.440
  • THANK HIM FOR THE RED SEASHE'S PARTED.
  • 00:24:12.507 --> 00:24:13.808
  • HE'S PARTED.THANK HIM FOR THE GIANTS
  • 00:24:13.875 --> 00:24:14.910
  • THANK HIM FOR THE GIANTSYOU'VE DEFEATED.
  • 00:24:14.976 --> 00:24:15.877
  • YOU'VE DEFEATED.THANK HIM FOR THE TIMES HE'S
  • 00:24:15.944 --> 00:24:16.978
  • THANK HIM FOR THE TIMES HE'SMADE A WAY.
  • 00:24:17.045 --> 00:24:18.213
  • MADE A WAY.YOU DIDN'T GET TO WHERE YOU
  • 00:24:18.280 --> 00:24:19.214
  • YOU DIDN'T GET TO WHERE YOUARE ON YOUR OWN.
  • 00:24:19.281 --> 00:24:20.482
  • ARE ON YOUR OWN.THERE ARE THINGS THAT SHOULD
  • 00:24:20.549 --> 00:24:21.516
  • THERE ARE THINGS THAT SHOULDHAVE STOPPED YOU.
  • 00:24:21.583 --> 00:24:22.684
  • HAVE STOPPED YOU.YOU CAN SAY, LIKE DAVID, "BY
  • 00:24:22.751 --> 00:24:23.885
  • YOU CAN SAY, LIKE DAVID, "BYTHIS I KNOW THE LORD IS ON MY
  • 00:24:23.952 --> 00:24:25.987
  • THIS I KNOW THE LORD IS ON MYSIDE.
  • 00:24:26.054 --> 00:24:27.122
  • SIDE.THE CANCER DIDN'T DEFEAT ME.
  • 00:24:27.188 --> 00:24:28.590
  • THE CANCER DIDN'T DEFEAT ME.THE DIVORCE DIDN'T STOP MY
  • 00:24:28.657 --> 00:24:29.891
  • THE DIVORCE DIDN'T STOP MYDESTINY.
  • 00:24:29.958 --> 00:24:30.992
  • DESTINY.THE ACCIDENT DIDN'T TAKE MY
  • 00:24:31.059 --> 00:24:31.826
  • THE ACCIDENT DIDN'T TAKE MYLIFE."
  • 00:24:31.893 --> 00:24:32.861
  • LIFE."YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:24:32.928 --> 00:24:34.195
  • YOU HAVE A HISTORY WITH GOD.HE'S DONE IT IN THE PAST,
  • 00:24:34.262 --> 00:24:36.298
  • HE'S DONE IT IN THE PAST,HE'S GOING TO DO IT IN THE
  • 00:24:36.364 --> 00:24:37.699
  • HE'S GOING TO DO IT IN THEFUTURE.
  • 00:24:37.766 --> 00:24:38.733
  • FUTURE.HE WAS FIGHTING YOUR BATTLES
  • 00:24:38.800 --> 00:24:39.634
  • HE WAS FIGHTING YOUR BATTLESBACK THEN.
  • 00:24:39.701 --> 00:24:40.702
  • BACK THEN.CAN I ENCOURAGE YOU, HE'S
  • 00:24:40.769 --> 00:24:41.670
  • CAN I ENCOURAGE YOU, HE'SFIGHTING YOUR BATTLES
  • 00:24:41.736 --> 00:24:42.938
  • FIGHTING YOUR BATTLESRIGHT NOW?
  • 00:24:43.004 --> 00:24:44.239
  • RIGHT NOW?I BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'RE
  • 00:24:44.306 --> 00:24:45.807
  • I BELIEVE AND DECLARE YOU'REABOUT TO TAKE NEW GROUND.
  • 00:24:45.874 --> 00:24:47.809
  • ABOUT TO TAKE NEW GROUND.GIANTS MUCH BIGGER ARE ABOUT
  • 00:24:47.876 --> 00:24:50.512
  • GIANTS MUCH BIGGER ARE ABOUTTO COME TUMBLING DOWN.
  • 00:24:50.579 --> 00:24:52.213
  • TO COME TUMBLING DOWN.GOD IS GOING TO SHOW OUT
  • 00:24:52.280 --> 00:24:53.548
  • GOD IS GOING TO SHOW OUTIN YOUR LIFE IN A NEW WAY.
  • 00:24:53.615 --> 00:24:55.684
  • IN YOUR LIFE IN A NEW WAY.BY THIS YOU WILL KNOW THE
  • 00:24:55.750 --> 00:24:57.218
  • BY THIS YOU WILL KNOW THELORD IS ON YOUR SIDE,
  • 00:24:57.285 --> 00:24:59.421
  • LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE,IN JESUS'S NAME.
  • 00:24:59.487 --> 00:25:00.722
  • IN JESUS'S NAME.IF YOU RECEIVE IT,
  • 00:25:00.789 --> 00:25:01.523
  • IF YOU RECEIVE IT,CAN YOU SAY, "AMEN," TODAY?
  • 00:25:01.590 --> 00:25:03.325
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU
  • 00:25:04.626 --> 00:25:05.427
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOUAN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS
  • 00:25:05.493 --> 00:25:06.661
  • AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUSTHE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:06.728 --> 00:25:08.697
  • THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:08.763 --> 00:25:10.398
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY: "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:10.465 --> 00:25:12.534
  • JUST SAY: "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:12.601 --> 00:25:15.003
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:15.070 --> 00:25:17.205
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD
  • 00:25:17.272 --> 00:25:18.273
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORDAND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:18.340 --> 00:25:19.841
  • AND SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:19.908 --> 00:25:21.409
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE
  • 00:25:21.476 --> 00:25:22.744
  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVEYOU GOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:22.811 --> 00:25:24.045
  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD
  • 00:25:24.112 --> 00:25:24.879
  • GET IN A GOODBIBLE-BASED CHURCH.
  • 00:25:24.946 --> 00:25:25.880
  • BIBLE-BASED CHURCH.KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:25.947 --> 00:25:27.515
  • KEEP GOD FIRST PLACE.VICTORIA AND I WILL BE
  • 00:25:27.582 --> 00:25:28.516
  • VICTORIA AND I WILL BERIGHT BACK TO SPEAK
  • 00:25:28.583 --> 00:25:29.618
  • RIGHT BACK TO SPEAKA BLESSING OVER YOU.
  • 00:25:29.684 --> 00:25:30.652
  • > ANNCR: THIS JANUARY, AS
  • 00:25:31.186 --> 00:25:32.287
  • > ANNCR: THIS JANUARY, ASA THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:32.354 --> 00:25:33.054
  • A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,
  • 00:25:33.121 --> 00:25:34.723
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULD
  • 00:25:34.789 --> 00:25:35.624
  • JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULDLIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY
  • 00:25:35.690 --> 00:25:36.625
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPYOF JOEL'S NEW MINI-BOOK
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  • OF JOEL'S NEW MINI-BOOKRESOURCE, "GOD'S PROMISES,
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  • RESOURCE, "GOD'S PROMISES,40 TIMELESS TRUTHS FOR
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  • 40 TIMELESS TRUTHS FORFLOURISHING IN LIFE".
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  • FLOURISHING IN LIFE".MAKE 2021 A YEAR OF
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  • MAKE 2021 A YEAR OFPEACE, HOPE, AND
  • 00:25:45.100 --> 00:25:46.134
  • PEACE, HOPE, ANDRESTORATION BY DECLARING
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  • RESTORATION BY DECLARINGGOD'S PROMISES OVER YOUR
  • 00:25:47.502 --> 00:25:48.870
  • GOD'S PROMISES OVER YOURLIFE EVERY MORNING.
  • 00:25:48.937 --> 00:25:50.572
  • LIFE EVERY MORNING.THIS DEVOTIONAL WILL
  • 00:25:50.639 --> 00:25:51.606
  • THIS DEVOTIONAL WILLENCOURAGE YOU TO LEARN
  • 00:25:51.673 --> 00:25:52.641
  • ENCOURAGE YOU TO LEARNWHAT GOD HAS PROMISED
  • 00:25:52.707 --> 00:25:53.808
  • WHAT GOD HAS PROMISEDYOU IN HIS WORD AND WILL
  • 00:25:53.875 --> 00:25:54.743
  • YOU IN HIS WORD AND WILLPOSITION YOU FOR A LIFE
  • 00:25:54.809 --> 00:25:56.077
  • POSITION YOU FOR A LIFEOF FAVOR, HEALING, AND
  • 00:25:56.144 --> 00:25:57.345
  • OF FAVOR, HEALING, ANDFREEDOM.
  • 00:25:57.412 --> 00:25:58.780
  • FREEDOM.> VICTORIA: WHEN YOU START
  • 00:25:58.847 --> 00:25:59.414
  • > VICTORIA: WHEN YOU STARTYOUR DAY OFF MAKING
  • 00:25:59.481 --> 00:26:00.382
  • YOUR DAY OFF MAKINGDECLARATIONS OF FAITH
  • 00:26:00.448 --> 00:26:01.349
  • DECLARATIONS OF FAITHOVER YOUR FAMILY, YOUR
  • 00:26:01.416 --> 00:26:02.417
  • OVER YOUR FAMILY, YOURCHILDREN, YOUR FINANCES,
  • 00:26:02.484 --> 00:26:03.318
  • CHILDREN, YOUR FINANCES,YOU'RE SETTING THE TONE
  • 00:26:03.385 --> 00:26:04.719
  • YOU'RE SETTING THE TONEFOR A BLESSED, VICTORIOUS
  • 00:26:04.786 --> 00:26:06.054
  • FOR A BLESSED, VICTORIOUSDAY. AS YOU DECLARE THESE
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  • DAY. AS YOU DECLARE THESEPROMISES, YOU'LL SEE GOD'S
  • 00:26:07.856 --> 00:26:09.057
  • PROMISES, YOU'LL SEE GOD'SFAVOR IN NEW WAYS.
  • 00:26:09.124 --> 00:26:10.925
  • FAVOR IN NEW WAYS.> JOEL: THERE ARE OVER
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  • > JOEL: THERE ARE OVER30 DECLARATIONS. ONE FOR
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  • 30 DECLARATIONS. ONE FOREACH DAY OF THE MONTH.
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  • EACH DAY OF THE MONTH.IT JUST TAKES ABOUT A MINUTE.
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  • IT JUST TAKES ABOUT A MINUTE.IT'S A GREAT WAY TO START
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  • IT'S A GREAT WAY TO STARTTHE NEW YEAR. REQUEST
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  • THE NEW YEAR. REQUESTTHIS RESOURCE. IT WILL
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  • THIS RESOURCE. IT WILLHELP YOU SPEAK FAITH INTO
  • 00:26:19.167 --> 00:26:20.168
  • HELP YOU SPEAK FAITH INTOYOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:26:20.235 --> 00:26:22.037
  • YOUR FUTURE.> ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPY
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  • CALL 800-565-0772.> JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT IS
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  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT ISMAKING A DIFFERENCE
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  • MAKING A DIFFERENCEAROUND THE WORLD. THANK
  • 00:26:32.747 --> 00:26:33.815
  • AROUND THE WORLD. THANKYOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR
  • 00:26:33.882 --> 00:26:34.482
  • YOU SO MUCH FOR YOURPRAYER, YOUR GENEROSITY.
  • 00:26:34.549 --> 00:26:35.850
  • PRAYER, YOUR GENEROSITY.YOU ARE HELPING TO CHANGE
  • 00:26:35.917 --> 00:26:37.318
  • YOU ARE HELPING TO CHANGEPEOPLE'S LIVES. A SPECIAL
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  • PEOPLE'S LIVES. A SPECIALTHANK YOU TO OUR CHAMPION
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  • THANK YOU TO OUR CHAMPIONOF HOPE PARTNERS FOR ALL
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  • OF HOPE PARTNERS FOR ALLYOU DO TO MAKE THE
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  • YOU DO TO MAKE THEMINISTRY POSSIBLE.
  • 00:26:42.557 --> 00:26:43.992
  • MINISTRY POSSIBLE.I HOPE YOU'LL STAY
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  • I HOPE YOU'LL STAYCONNECTED WITH US
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