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Keep Your Joy

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December 14, 2020
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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, GOD
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL, GODBLESS YOU.
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  • BLESS YOU.THANKS FOR LETTING US COME
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  • THANKS FOR LETTING US COMEINTO YOUR HOMES TODAY, AND IF
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  • INTO YOUR HOMES TODAY, AND IFYOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA,
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  • YOU'RE EVER IN OUR AREA,PLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PART
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  • PLEASE STOP BY AND BE A PARTOF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • OF ONE OF OUR SERVICES.THESE ARE THE FINEST PEOPLE
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  • THESE ARE THE FINEST PEOPLEIN ALL OF HOUSTON, TEXAS
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  • IN ALL OF HOUSTON, TEXASRIGHT HERE AT LAKEWOOD.
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  • RIGHT HERE AT LAKEWOOD.WE'D LOVE TO HAVE YOU
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  • WE'D LOVE TO HAVE YOUCOME OUT.
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  • COME OUT.I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARDABOUT THIS MAN.
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  • ABOUT THIS MAN.HE WAS TAKING A WALK THROUGH
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  • HE WAS TAKING A WALK THROUGHTHE WOODS WITH HIS FRIEND
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  • THE WOODS WITH HIS FRIENDWHEN THEY SUDDENLY
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  • WHEN THEY SUDDENLYENCOUNTERED A HUGE GRIZZLY
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  • ENCOUNTERED A HUGE GRIZZLYBEAR ABOUT 20 YARDS
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  • BEAR ABOUT 20 YARDSIN FRONT OF THEM.
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  • IN FRONT OF THEM.THEY BOTH FROZE
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  • THEY BOTH FROZEIN THEIR TRACKS.
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  • IN THEIR TRACKS.AS THE BEAR INTENTLY STARED
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  • AS THE BEAR INTENTLY STAREDTHEM DOWN, THEY CONTEMPLATED
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  • THEM DOWN, THEY CONTEMPLATEDWHAT THEY SHOULD DO, AND
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  • WHAT THEY SHOULD DO, ANDFINALLY, THE MAN SAID TO HIS
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  • FINALLY, THE MAN SAID TO HISFRIEND, "I THINK WE SHOULD
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  • FRIEND, "I THINK WE SHOULDRUN."
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  • RUN."HIS FRIEND SAID, "ARE YOU
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  • HIS FRIEND SAID, "ARE YOUCRAZY?
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  • CRAZY?WE CAN'T OUTRUN A GRIZZLY
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  • WE CAN'T OUTRUN A GRIZZLYBEAR."
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  • BEAR."THE MAN SAID, "I KNOW THAT.
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  • THE MAN SAID, "I KNOW THAT.I DON'T HAVE TO OUTRUN HIM.
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  • I DON'T HAVE TO OUTRUN HIM.I JUST HAVE TO OUTRUN YOU."
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  • I JUST HAVE TO OUTRUN YOU."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
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  • I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CANDO.
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  • DO.TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THE
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  • TODAY I WILL BE TAUGHT THEWORD OF GOD.
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  • 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 "KEEPING YOUR JOY."
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  • ABOUT "KEEPING YOUR JOY."WE ALL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO
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  • WE ALL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TOGET UPSET AND GO AROUND
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  • GET UPSET AND GO AROUNDFRUSTRATED.
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  • FRUSTRATED.SOMEBODY WAS RUDE TO US.
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  • SOMEBODY WAS RUDE TO US.TRAFFIC WAS BACKED UP.
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  • TRAFFIC WAS BACKED UP.WE CAN'T FIND OUR CAR KEYS.
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  • WE CAN'T FIND OUR CAR KEYS.LIFE IS FULL OF
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  • LIFE IS FULL OFINCONVENIENCES, DELAYS, AND
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  • INCONVENIENCES, DELAYS, ANDPEOPLE THAT DON'T DO RIGHT.
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  • PEOPLE THAT DON'T DO RIGHT.WE'RE NEVER GOING TO STOP
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  • WE'RE NEVER GOING TO STOPTHESE THINGS FROM HAPPENING.
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  • THESE THINGS FROM HAPPENING.THE KEY IS HOW WE HANDLE
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  • THE KEY IS HOW WE HANDLETHEM.
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  • THEM.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "NO MAN
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "NO MANCAN TAKE YOUR JOY."
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  • CAN TAKE YOUR JOY."THAT MEANS YOU CONTROL YOUR
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  • THAT MEANS YOU CONTROL YOURJOY.
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  • JOY.NOTHING CAN TAKE IT FROM YOU.
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  • NOTHING CAN TAKE IT FROM YOU.YOU HAVE TO GIVE IT AWAY.
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  • YOU HAVE TO GIVE IT AWAY.NEXT TIME SOMEONE CUTS YOU
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  • NEXT TIME SOMEONE CUTS YOUOFF IN TRAFFIC, ASK YOURSELF,
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  • OFF IN TRAFFIC, ASK YOURSELF,"IS THIS WORTH GIVING THEM MY
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  • "IS THIS WORTH GIVING THEM MYJOY?"
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  • JOY?"THAT PERSON THAT'S RUDE TO
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  • THAT PERSON THAT'S RUDE TOYOU ON THE PHONE THAT YOU'VE
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  • YOU ON THE PHONE THAT YOU'VENEVER MET, ARE YOU GOING TO
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  • NEVER MET, ARE YOU GOING TOGIVE THEM YOUR JOY?
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  • GIVE THEM YOUR JOY?THAT DELAY, THAT PLAN THAT
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  • THAT DELAY, THAT PLAN THATDIDN'T WORK OUT, THAT
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  • DIDN'T WORK OUT, THATNEGATIVE COMMENT, ARE YOU
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  • NEGATIVE COMMENT, ARE YOUGOING TO LET THAT SOUR YOUR
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  • GOING TO LET THAT SOUR YOURDAY?
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  • DAY?THE REASON SOME PEOPLE ARE
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  • THE REASON SOME PEOPLE ARENOT HAPPY IS THEY'RE
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  • NOT HAPPY IS THEY'RECONSTANTLY GIVING AWAY THEIR
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  • CONSTANTLY GIVING AWAY THEIRJOY.
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  • JOY.I WAS IN A CROWDED PARKING
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  • I WAS IN A CROWDED PARKINGLOT ONE TIME, WAITING FOR A
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  • LOT ONE TIME, WAITING FOR APARKING SPOT.
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  • PARKING SPOT.THE MAN WAS PUTTING HIS
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  • THE MAN WAS PUTTING HISGROCERIES IN HIS CAR, AND IT
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  • GROCERIES IN HIS CAR, AND ITTOOK HIM A COUPLE OF MINUTES.
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  • TOOK HIM A COUPLE OF MINUTES.I HAD MY BLINKER ON,
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  • I HAD MY BLINKER ON,PATIENTLY WAITING, BUT WHEN
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  • PATIENTLY WAITING, BUT WHENHE FINALLY BACKED OUT, A CAR
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  • AND PULLED IN RIGHT IN FRONT
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  • AND PULLED IN RIGHT IN FRONTOF ME.
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  • OF ME.THEY COULD CLEARLY SEE THAT I
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  • THEY COULD CLEARLY SEE THAT IWAS WAITING.
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  • WAS WAITING.MY FIRST RESPONSE WAS TO HONK
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  • MY FIRST RESPONSE WAS TO HONKMY HORN AND TELL THEM WHAT I
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  • MY HORN AND TELL THEM WHAT ITHOUGHT.
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  • THOUGHT.THEN I NOTICED HE WAS BIGGER
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  • THEN I NOTICED HE WAS BIGGERTHAN ME.
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  • THAN ME.I THOUGHT TO MYSELF, "I'LL
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  • I THOUGHT TO MYSELF, "I'LLGIVE YOU MY PARKING SPOT, BUT
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  • GIVE YOU MY PARKING SPOT, BUTI'M NOT GOING TO GIVE YOU MY
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  • I'M NOT GOING TO GIVE YOU MYJOY."
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  • JOY."I DIDN'T LIKE IT.
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  • I DIDN'T LIKE IT.IT WASN'T FAIR, BUT I'VE
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  • IT WASN'T FAIR, BUT I'VELEARNED TO NOT LET THINGS I
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  • LEARNED TO NOT LET THINGS ICAN'T CONTROL SOUR MY DAY.
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  • CAN'T CONTROL SOUR MY DAY.I'VE MADE UP MY MIND, "I'M
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  • I'VE MADE UP MY MIND, "I'MGOING TO BE HAPPY TODAY.
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  • GOING TO BE HAPPY TODAY.I'M GOING TO ENJOY MY LIFE.
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  • I'M GOING TO ENJOY MY LIFE.YOU CAN'T CONTROL WHAT PEOPLE
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  • YOU CAN'T CONTROL WHAT PEOPLEDO.
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  • DO.YOU CAN'T CONTROL WHAT THEY
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  • YOU CAN'T CONTROL WHAT THEYSAY, BUT YOU CAN CONTROL HOW
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  • SAY, BUT YOU CAN CONTROL HOWYOU RESPOND.
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  • YOU RESPOND.MY MESSAGE IS VERY SIMPLE:
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  • MY MESSAGE IS VERY SIMPLE:QUIT GIVING AWAY YOUR JOY.
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  • QUIT GIVING AWAY YOUR JOY.QUIT LETTING THE SAME PEOPLE
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  • QUIT LETTING THE SAME PEOPLEUPSET YOU.
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  • UPSET YOU.QUIT LETTING THE TRAFFIC, THE
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  • QUIT LETTING THE TRAFFIC, THEDELAYS, THE THINGS THAT DON'T
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  • DELAYS, THE THINGS THAT DON'TWORK OUT FRUSTRATE YOU.
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  • WORK OUT FRUSTRATE YOU.YOU CAN'T PRAY THESE THINGS
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  • YOU CAN'T PRAY THESE THINGSAWAY.
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  • AWAY.THAT PERSON AT THE OFFICE
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  • THAT PERSON AT THE OFFICETHAT GETS ON YOUR NERVES, I
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  • THAT GETS ON YOUR NERVES, IDON'T MEAN TO BE NEGATIVE,
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  • DON'T MEAN TO BE NEGATIVE,BUT THEY MAY NOT CHANGE.
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  • BUT THEY MAY NOT CHANGE.THEY MAY BE THAT WAY FOR THE
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  • THEY MAY BE THAT WAY FOR THENEXT 20 YEARS.
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  • NEXT 20 YEARS.MY CHALLENGE IS, DON'T GO 20
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  • MY CHALLENGE IS, DON'T GO 20YEARS GIVING THEM YOUR JOY.
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  • YEARS GIVING THEM YOUR JOY.THEY MAY NOT CHANGE, BUT YOU
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  • THEY MAY NOT CHANGE, BUT YOUCAN CHANGE.
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  • CAN CHANGE.LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO LIVE
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  • LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO LIVEFRUSTRATED, UPSET OVER THINGS
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  • FRUSTRATED, UPSET OVER THINGSWE HAVE NO CONTROL.
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  • WE HAVE NO CONTROL.PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO HAVE
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  • PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO HAVETHEIR OPINION.
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  • THEIR OPINION.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO IGNORE
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  • YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO IGNOREIT.
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  • IT.PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE
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  • PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BERUDE.
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  • RUDE.YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO STAY
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  • YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO STAYHAPPY.
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  • HAPPY.QUIT LETTING THEIR NEGATIVE
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  • QUIT LETTING THEIR NEGATIVECOMMENTS UPSET YOU.
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  • COMMENTS UPSET YOU.THEY WOULDN'T BE TALKING
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  • THEY WOULDN'T BE TALKINGABOUT YOU IF YOU WEREN'T
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  • ABOUT YOU IF YOU WEREN'TMAKING A DIFFERENCE.
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  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE.NOBODY TALKS ABOUT PEOPLE
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  • NOBODY TALKS ABOUT PEOPLETHAT ARE NOT DOING ANYTHING.
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  • THAT ARE NOT DOING ANYTHING.THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT YOU
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  • THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT YOUBECAUSE YOU'RE GOING PLACES.
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  • BECAUSE YOU'RE GOING PLACES.THEY CAN SEE THERE'S
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  • THEY CAN SEE THERE'SSOMETHING SPECIAL ABOUT YOU.
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  • SOMETHING SPECIAL ABOUT YOU.YOU HAVE THE FAVOR OF GOD.
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  • YOU HAVE THE FAVOR OF GOD.YOU'RE BLESSED, YOU'RE
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  • YOU'RE BLESSED, YOU'RETALENTED, YOU'RE ANOINTED.
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  • TALENTED, YOU'RE ANOINTED.SOMETIMES SMALL-MINDED PEOPLE
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  • SOMETIMES SMALL-MINDED PEOPLEWILL TRY TO PUSH YOU DOWN AND
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  • WILL TRY TO PUSH YOU DOWN ANDDISCREDIT YOU.
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  • DISCREDIT YOU.DON'T PAY ANY ATTENTION TO
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  • DON'T PAY ANY ATTENTION TOIT.
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  • IT.THAT DOESN'T CARRY ANY
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  • THAT DOESN'T CARRY ANYWEIGHT.
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  • WEIGHT.WHAT THEY SAY CANNOT KEEP YOU
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  • WHAT THEY SAY CANNOT KEEP YOUFROM YOUR DESTINY.
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  • EVERY PERSON HAS NEGATIVE
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  • EVERY PERSON HAS NEGATIVECHATTER.
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  • CHATTER.ALL YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS,
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  • ALL YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS,UNFORTUNATELY, ARE NOT GOING
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  • UNFORTUNATELY, ARE NOT GOINGTO BE FOR YOU.
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  • TO BE FOR YOU.GEORGE BURNS SAID, "HAPPINESS
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  • GEORGE BURNS SAID, "HAPPINESSIS HAVING A LOVING, CARING,
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  • IS HAVING A LOVING, CARING,CLOSE-KNIT FAMILY LIVING IN
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  • SOME OF YOUR RELATIVES, YOU
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  • SOME OF YOUR RELATIVES, YOUHAVE TO LOVE THEM FROM A
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  • HAVE TO LOVE THEM FROM ADISTANCE.
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  • DISTANCE.IF THEY'RE SITTING BY YOU
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  • IF THEY'RE SITTING BY YOUTODAY, DON'T SAY, "AMEN,"
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  • TODAY, DON'T SAY, "AMEN,"NOW.
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  • NOW.ALL OF YOUR CO-WORKERS ARE
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  • ALL OF YOUR CO-WORKERS ARENOT GOING TO CELEBRATE YOU.
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  • NOT GOING TO CELEBRATE YOU.ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE NOT
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  • ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE NOTGOING TO BE LOYAL.
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  • GOING TO BE LOYAL.SOME PEOPLE CAN'T HANDLE YOUR
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  • SOME PEOPLE CAN'T HANDLE YOURSUCCESS.
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  • SUCCESS.THEY'LL MAKE REMARKS TRYING
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  • THEY'LL MAKE REMARKS TRYINGTO BAIT YOU INTO CONFLICT,
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  • TO BAIT YOU INTO CONFLICT,TRYING TO GET YOU UPSET.
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  • TRYING TO GET YOU UPSET.HERE'S THE KEY.
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  • HERE'S THE KEY.DON'T GET INVOLVED IN BATTLES
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  • DON'T GET INVOLVED IN BATTLESTHAT ARE NOT BETWEEN YOU AND
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  • THAT ARE NOT BETWEEN YOU ANDYOUR DESTINY.
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  • YOUR DESTINY.MOST OF THE CONFLICT WE
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  • MOST OF THE CONFLICT WEENGAGE IN IS A DISTRACTION.
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  • ENGAGE IN IS A DISTRACTION.THE ENEMY WOULD LOVE TO GET
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  • THE ENEMY WOULD LOVE TO GETYOU OFF-COURSE, OFFENDED,
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  • YOU OFF-COURSE, OFFENDED,TRYING TO STRAIGHTEN PEOPLE
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  • TRYING TO STRAIGHTEN PEOPLEOUT, TRYING TO CONVINCE THEM
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  • OUT, TRYING TO CONVINCE THEMTHAT YOU'RE OKAY.
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  • THAT YOU'RE OKAY.YOUR JOB IS NOT TO CHANGE
  • 00:05:08.765 --> 00:05:10.466
  • YOUR JOB IS NOT TO CHANGEPEOPLE'S MIND ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:05:10.466 --> 00:05:11.834
  • PEOPLE'S MIND ABOUT YOU.YOUR JOB IS NOT TO TRY TO
  • 00:05:11.834 --> 00:05:13.469
  • YOUR JOB IS NOT TO TRY TOMAKE PEOPLE LIKE YOU.
  • 00:05:13.469 --> 00:05:15.571
  • MAKE PEOPLE LIKE YOU.YOUR JOB IS TO RUN YOUR RACE,
  • 00:05:15.571 --> 00:05:17.106
  • YOUR JOB IS TO RUN YOUR RACE,TO BE WHO GOD CALLED YOU TO
  • 00:05:17.106 --> 00:05:18.941
  • TO BE WHO GOD CALLED YOU TOBE, AND NOT WORRY ABOUT THE
  • 00:05:18.941 --> 00:05:21.244
  • BE, AND NOT WORRY ABOUT THECRITICS AND THE NAYSAYERS.
  • 00:05:21.244 --> 00:05:22.645
  • CRITICS AND THE NAYSAYERS.GOD WILL CAUSE THE RIGHT
  • 00:05:22.645 --> 00:05:24.647
  • GOD WILL CAUSE THE RIGHTPEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, BUT ONE
  • 00:05:24.647 --> 00:05:25.448
  • PEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, BUT ONEOF THE BEST THINGS I'VE
  • 00:05:25.448 --> 00:05:27.250
  • OF THE BEST THINGS I'VELEARNED IS EVERYBODY IS NOT
  • 00:05:27.250 --> 00:05:28.718
  • LEARNED IS EVERYBODY IS NOTSUPPOSED TO LIKE YOU.
  • 00:05:28.718 --> 00:05:30.253
  • SUPPOSED TO LIKE YOU.EVERYBODY IS NOT SUPPOSED TO
  • 00:05:30.253 --> 00:05:31.320
  • EVERYBODY IS NOT SUPPOSED TOAPPROVE YOU.
  • 00:05:31.320 --> 00:05:33.389
  • APPROVE YOU.SOME PEOPLE ARE ORDAINED BY
  • 00:05:33.389 --> 00:05:35.958
  • SOME PEOPLE ARE ORDAINED BYGOD, NOT BY THE ENEMY, BUT BY
  • 00:05:35.958 --> 00:05:38.294
  • GOD, NOT BY THE ENEMY, BUT BYGOD TO NOT BE FOR YOU.
  • 00:05:38.294 --> 00:05:39.462
  • GOD TO NOT BE FOR YOU.YOU HAVE TO ACCEPT THAT
  • 00:05:39.462 --> 00:05:40.830
  • YOU HAVE TO ACCEPT THATEVERYONE IS NOT GOING TO
  • 00:05:40.830 --> 00:05:42.064
  • EVERYONE IS NOT GOING TOACCEPT YOU.
  • 00:05:42.064 --> 00:05:43.566
  • ACCEPT YOU.WE SEE IT IN THE SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:05:43.566 --> 00:05:45.268
  • WE SEE IT IN THE SCRIPTURE.JOSEPH'S BROTHERS WEREN'T
  • 00:05:45.268 --> 00:05:46.936
  • JOSEPH'S BROTHERS WEREN'TSUPPOSED TO BE FOR JOSEPH.
  • 00:05:46.936 --> 00:05:48.704
  • SUPPOSED TO BE FOR JOSEPH.THEY WERE ORDAINED TO BETRAY
  • 00:05:48.704 --> 00:05:49.305
  • THEY WERE ORDAINED TO BETRAYHIM.
  • 00:05:49.305 --> 00:05:50.706
  • HIM.WITHOUT THEIR BETRAYAL,
  • 00:05:50.706 --> 00:05:51.941
  • WITHOUT THEIR BETRAYAL,JOSEPH WOULD HAVE NEVER MADE
  • 00:05:51.941 --> 00:05:53.643
  • JOSEPH WOULD HAVE NEVER MADEIT TO THE PALACE TO HELP THE
  • 00:05:53.643 --> 00:05:55.778
  • IT TO THE PALACE TO HELP THEISRAELITES DURING THE FAMINE.
  • 00:05:55.778 --> 00:05:57.046
  • ISRAELITES DURING THE FAMINE.QUIT BEING SOUR BECAUSE
  • 00:05:57.046 --> 00:05:58.514
  • QUIT BEING SOUR BECAUSESOMEBODY BETRAYED YOU.
  • 00:05:58.514 --> 00:05:59.949
  • SOMEBODY BETRAYED YOU.HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT'S NOT
  • 00:05:59.949 --> 00:06:01.651
  • HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT'S NOTLEADING YOU TO YOUR PALACE?
  • 00:06:01.651 --> 00:06:02.618
  • LEADING YOU TO YOUR PALACE?HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT
  • 00:06:02.618 --> 00:06:04.287
  • HOW DO YOU KNOW THATDISAPPOINTMENT IS NOT A PART
  • 00:06:04.287 --> 00:06:06.155
  • THE NEXT LEVEL OF YOUR
  • 00:06:07.256 --> 00:06:08.658
  • THE NEXT LEVEL OF YOURDESTINY?
  • 00:06:08.658 --> 00:06:11.327
  • DESTINY?KING SAUL WAS ORDAINED TO NOT
  • 00:06:11.327 --> 00:06:12.495
  • KING SAUL WAS ORDAINED TO NOTLIKE DAVID.
  • 00:06:12.495 --> 00:06:13.663
  • LIKE DAVID.IF HE WOULD HAVE CELEBRATED
  • 00:06:13.663 --> 00:06:14.764
  • IF HE WOULD HAVE CELEBRATEDDAVID, BEEN HAPPY FOR HIS
  • 00:06:14.764 --> 00:06:15.998
  • DAVID, BEEN HAPPY FOR HISSUCCESS, DAVID WOULD HAVE
  • 00:06:15.998 --> 00:06:17.800
  • SUCCESS, DAVID WOULD HAVENEVER TAKEN THE THRONE.
  • 00:06:17.800 --> 00:06:19.368
  • NEVER TAKEN THE THRONE.ARE YOU UPSET BECAUSE SOMEONE
  • 00:06:19.368 --> 00:06:20.670
  • ARE YOU UPSET BECAUSE SOMEONEIS NOT FOR YOU, WHEN THE
  • 00:06:20.670 --> 00:06:22.438
  • IS NOT FOR YOU, WHEN THETRUTH IS, GOD HAS ORDAINED
  • 00:06:22.438 --> 00:06:24.841
  • TRUTH IS, GOD HAS ORDAINEDTHEM TO NOT BE FOR YOU?
  • 00:06:24.841 --> 00:06:26.442
  • THEM TO NOT BE FOR YOU?WHEN NEHEMIAH WAS REBUILDING
  • 00:06:26.442 --> 00:06:27.977
  • WHEN NEHEMIAH WAS REBUILDINGTHE WALLS OF JERUSALEM, THERE
  • 00:06:27.977 --> 00:06:29.679
  • THE WALLS OF JERUSALEM, THEREWERE TWO MEN, SANBALLAT AND
  • 00:06:29.679 --> 00:06:31.214
  • WERE TWO MEN, SANBALLAT ANDTOBIAS, THAT DIDN'T LIKE WHAT
  • 00:06:31.214 --> 00:06:32.215
  • TOBIAS, THAT DIDN'T LIKE WHATHE WAS DOING.
  • 00:06:32.215 --> 00:06:33.583
  • HE WAS DOING.THEY STOOD AT THE BOTTOM OF
  • 00:06:33.583 --> 00:06:35.218
  • THEY STOOD AT THE BOTTOM OFTHE MOUNTAIN AND CONSTANTLY
  • 00:06:35.218 --> 00:06:37.553
  • THEY WERE TRYING TO BAIT HIM
  • 00:06:39.222 --> 00:06:41.057
  • THEY WERE TRYING TO BAIT HIMINTO CONFLICT, GET HIM UPSET,
  • 00:06:41.057 --> 00:06:42.358
  • INTO CONFLICT, GET HIM UPSET,FRUSTRATED.
  • 00:06:42.358 --> 00:06:43.693
  • FRUSTRATED.NEHEMIAH UNDERSTOOD THIS
  • 00:06:43.693 --> 00:06:44.527
  • NEHEMIAH UNDERSTOOD THISPRINCIPLE.
  • 00:06:44.527 --> 00:06:45.862
  • PRINCIPLE.HE SAID, "NO, THANKS, I'M NOT
  • 00:06:45.862 --> 00:06:46.762
  • HE SAID, "NO, THANKS, I'M NOTGIVING YOU MY JOY.
  • 00:06:46.762 --> 00:06:49.031
  • GIVING YOU MY JOY.YOU MAY NOT LIKE ME, BUT YOU
  • 00:06:49.031 --> 00:06:50.833
  • YOU MAY NOT LIKE ME, BUT YOUNOT LIKING ME HAS NOTHING TO
  • 00:06:50.833 --> 00:06:52.201
  • NOT LIKING ME HAS NOTHING TODO WITH ME FULFILLING MY
  • 00:06:52.201 --> 00:06:53.202
  • DO WITH ME FULFILLING MYDESTINY.
  • 00:06:53.202 --> 00:06:54.570
  • DESTINY.I'M GOING TO STAY FOCUSED ON
  • 00:06:54.570 --> 00:06:56.606
  • I'M GOING TO STAY FOCUSED ONWHAT GOD'S CALLED ME TO DO.
  • 00:06:56.606 --> 00:06:57.940
  • WHAT GOD'S CALLED ME TO DO.IF NEHEMIAH WOULD HAVE COME
  • 00:06:57.940 --> 00:06:59.709
  • IF NEHEMIAH WOULD HAVE COMEOFF THE MOUNTAIN, GOT UPSET,
  • 00:06:59.709 --> 00:07:00.643
  • OFF THE MOUNTAIN, GOT UPSET,WENT DOWN THERE TO STRAIGHTEN
  • 00:07:00.643 --> 00:07:02.778
  • WENT DOWN THERE TO STRAIGHTENTHEM OUT, EVEN IF HE WON,
  • 00:07:02.778 --> 00:07:04.480
  • THEM OUT, EVEN IF HE WON,EVEN IF HE SHUT THEM UP, HE
  • 00:07:04.480 --> 00:07:05.448
  • EVEN IF HE SHUT THEM UP, HEWOULDN'T HAVE FINISHED THE
  • 00:07:05.448 --> 00:07:07.850
  • WOULDN'T HAVE FINISHED THEWALL WHEN HE DID, AND ALL THE
  • 00:07:07.850 --> 00:07:09.085
  • WALL WHEN HE DID, AND ALL THECHATTER THAT COMES AGAINST
  • 00:07:09.085 --> 00:07:10.720
  • CHATTER THAT COMES AGAINSTYOU IS A DISTRACTION.
  • 00:07:10.720 --> 00:07:12.922
  • YOU IS A DISTRACTION.IT'S TO GET YOU UPSET SO YOU
  • 00:07:12.922 --> 00:07:14.624
  • IT'S TO GET YOU UPSET SO YOUGET INVOLVED IN BATTLES THAT
  • 00:07:14.624 --> 00:07:15.725
  • GET INVOLVED IN BATTLES THATDON'T MATTER.
  • 00:07:15.725 --> 00:07:17.026
  • DON'T MATTER.THEN YOU LOOK UP AND YOU'RE
  • 00:07:17.026 --> 00:07:18.294
  • THEN YOU LOOK UP AND YOU'RENOT ACCOMPLISHING WHAT YOU
  • 00:07:18.294 --> 00:07:19.362
  • NOT ACCOMPLISHING WHAT YOUSHOULD.
  • 00:07:19.362 --> 00:07:20.596
  • SHOULD.DO YOURSELF A FAVOR.
  • 00:07:20.596 --> 00:07:21.864
  • DO YOURSELF A FAVOR.DON'T PAY ANY ATTENTION TO
  • 00:07:21.864 --> 00:07:22.565
  • DON'T PAY ANY ATTENTION TOIT.
  • 00:07:22.565 --> 00:07:24.300
  • IT.QUIT BEING UPSET BY PEOPLE
  • 00:07:24.300 --> 00:07:26.002
  • QUIT BEING UPSET BY PEOPLEWHO ARE NOT FOR YOU, PEOPLE
  • 00:07:26.002 --> 00:07:27.470
  • WHO ARE NOT FOR YOU, PEOPLETHAT MAKE NEGATIVE COMMENTS,
  • 00:07:27.470 --> 00:07:28.804
  • THAT MAKE NEGATIVE COMMENTS,TRYING TO MARGINALIZE YOU,
  • 00:07:28.804 --> 00:07:30.072
  • TRYING TO MARGINALIZE YOU,PUSH YOU DOWN.
  • 00:07:30.072 --> 00:07:31.541
  • PUSH YOU DOWN.WHAT THEY SAY DOESN'T
  • 00:07:31.541 --> 00:07:32.975
  • WHAT THEY SAY DOESN'TDETERMINE YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:07:32.975 --> 00:07:34.010
  • DETERMINE YOUR DESTINY.THEY ARE SIMPLY A
  • 00:07:34.010 --> 00:07:34.944
  • THEY ARE SIMPLY ADISTRACTION.
  • 00:07:34.944 --> 00:07:36.145
  • DISTRACTION.THAT'S JUST NOISE.
  • 00:07:36.145 --> 00:07:37.046
  • THAT'S JUST NOISE.DON'T GIVE IT THE TIME OF
  • 00:07:37.046 --> 00:07:38.080
  • DON'T GIVE IT THE TIME OFDAY.
  • 00:07:38.080 --> 00:07:39.582
  • DAY.SEE, SOME PEOPLE, NO MATTER
  • 00:07:39.582 --> 00:07:40.983
  • SEE, SOME PEOPLE, NO MATTERWHAT YOU DO, THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:07:40.983 --> 00:07:42.184
  • WHAT YOU DO, THEY'RE NOTGOING TO LIKE YOU.
  • 00:07:42.184 --> 00:07:43.586
  • GOING TO LIKE YOU.EVEN IF YOU CHANGED AND DID
  • 00:07:43.586 --> 00:07:44.987
  • EVEN IF YOU CHANGED AND DIDEVERYTHING THEY WANTED, THEY
  • 00:07:44.987 --> 00:07:46.556
  • EVERYTHING THEY WANTED, THEYWOULD STILL FIND SOME REASON
  • 00:07:46.556 --> 00:07:48.558
  • WOULD STILL FIND SOME REASONWHY YOU DON'T MEASURE UP.
  • 00:07:48.558 --> 00:07:50.393
  • WHY YOU DON'T MEASURE UP.YOU HAVE TO BE AT PEACE WITH
  • 00:07:50.393 --> 00:07:52.028
  • YOU HAVE TO BE AT PEACE WITHPEOPLE NOT BEING AT PEACE
  • 00:07:52.028 --> 00:07:53.195
  • PEOPLE NOT BEING AT PEACEWITH YOU.
  • 00:07:53.195 --> 00:07:55.131
  • WITH YOU.YOU DON'T NEED THEIR APPROVAL
  • 00:07:55.131 --> 00:07:56.899
  • YOU DON'T NEED THEIR APPROVALTO FULFILL YOUR PURPOSE.
  • 00:07:56.899 --> 00:07:58.034
  • TO FULFILL YOUR PURPOSE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE THEM
  • 00:07:58.034 --> 00:07:59.936
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE THEMBE FOR YOU TO BECOME WHO
  • 00:07:59.936 --> 00:08:02.071
  • BE FOR YOU TO BECOME WHOGOD'S CREATED YOU TO BE, BUT
  • 00:08:02.071 --> 00:08:03.706
  • GOD'S CREATED YOU TO BE, BUTIF YOU GET DISTRACTED TRYING
  • 00:08:03.706 --> 00:08:05.541
  • IF YOU GET DISTRACTED TRYINGTO WIN THEM OVER, SPENDING
  • 00:08:05.541 --> 00:08:07.043
  • TO WIN THEM OVER, SPENDINGYOUR VALUABLE TIME TRYING TO
  • 00:08:07.043 --> 00:08:09.078
  • YOUR VALUABLE TIME TRYING TOCONVINCE THEM TO BE FOR YOU,
  • 00:08:09.078 --> 00:08:09.912
  • CONVINCE THEM TO BE FOR YOU,THEN YOU WILL MISS THE
  • 00:08:09.912 --> 00:08:11.714
  • THEN YOU WILL MISS THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:08:11.714 --> 00:08:12.782
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY.DON'T TAKE THE BAIT.
  • 00:08:12.782 --> 00:08:14.183
  • DON'T TAKE THE BAIT.DON'T LET THEM GET YOU RILED
  • 00:08:14.183 --> 00:08:15.117
  • DON'T LET THEM GET YOU RILEDUP.
  • 00:08:15.117 --> 00:08:16.852
  • MEEK, THEY WILL INHERIT THE
  • 00:08:18.487 --> 00:08:19.288
  • MEEK, THEY WILL INHERIT THEEARTH."
  • 00:08:19.288 --> 00:08:20.990
  • EARTH.""MEEK" DOESN'T MEAN "WEAK."
  • 00:08:20.990 --> 00:08:22.625
  • "MEEK" DOESN'T MEAN "WEAK.""MEEKNESS" MEANS "STRENGTH
  • 00:08:22.625 --> 00:08:24.660
  • "MEEKNESS" MEANS "STRENGTHUNDER CONTROL," AND WHEN YOU
  • 00:08:24.660 --> 00:08:26.729
  • UNDER CONTROL," AND WHEN YOUIGNORE NEGATIVE COMMENTS, YOU
  • 00:08:26.729 --> 00:08:27.730
  • IGNORE NEGATIVE COMMENTS, YOUDON'T PAY ATTENTION TO THE
  • 00:08:27.730 --> 00:08:29.398
  • DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO THESANBALLATS AND TOBIASES OF
  • 00:08:29.398 --> 00:08:31.067
  • SANBALLATS AND TOBIASES OFLIFE, YOU'RE NOT BEING WEAK.
  • 00:08:31.067 --> 00:08:32.368
  • LIFE, YOU'RE NOT BEING WEAK.YOU'RE BEING MEEK.
  • 00:08:32.368 --> 00:08:34.103
  • YOU'RE BEING MEEK.YOU HAVE THE POWER TO FIGHT.
  • 00:08:34.103 --> 00:08:34.870
  • YOU HAVE THE POWER TO FIGHT.YOU HAVE THE STRENGTH TO
  • 00:08:34.870 --> 00:08:36.305
  • YOU HAVE THE STRENGTH TOSTRAIGHTEN THEM OUT, TO TELL
  • 00:08:36.305 --> 00:08:37.940
  • STRAIGHTEN THEM OUT, TO TELLTHEM WHAT YOU FEEL, BUT YOUR
  • 00:08:37.940 --> 00:08:39.809
  • THEM WHAT YOU FEEL, BUT YOURSTRENGTH IS UNDER CONTROL.
  • 00:08:39.809 --> 00:08:41.477
  • STRENGTH IS UNDER CONTROL.YOU'RE NOT WASTING TIME
  • 00:08:41.477 --> 00:08:43.145
  • YOU'RE NOT WASTING TIMEENGAGED IN BATTLES THAT ARE
  • 00:08:43.145 --> 00:08:44.347
  • ENGAGED IN BATTLES THAT ARENOT BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR
  • 00:08:44.347 --> 00:08:45.881
  • NOT BETWEEN YOU AND YOURGOD-GIVEN DESTINY.
  • 00:08:45.881 --> 00:08:47.717
  • GOD-GIVEN DESTINY.I'VE LEARNED WHEN YOU STAY ON
  • 00:08:47.717 --> 00:08:49.585
  • I'VE LEARNED WHEN YOU STAY ONTHE HIGH ROAD, GOD WILL TAKE
  • 00:08:49.585 --> 00:08:50.753
  • THE HIGH ROAD, GOD WILL TAKECARE OF YOUR ENEMIES.
  • 00:08:50.753 --> 00:08:52.888
  • CARE OF YOUR ENEMIES.GOD CAN DEFEND YOU BETTER
  • 00:08:52.888 --> 00:08:54.457
  • STAY TUNED FOR MORE OF
  • 00:08:55.691 --> 00:08:56.759
  • .
  • 00:08:57.393 --> 00:08:58.527
  • .> JASON: MY NAME IS JASON DIAZ
  • 00:08:58.527 --> 00:08:59.462
  • > JASON: MY NAME IS JASON DIAZAND I'M FROM SILVER SPRING,
  • 00:08:59.462 --> 00:09:00.329
  • AND I'M FROM SILVER SPRING,MARYLAND.
  • 00:09:00.329 --> 00:09:01.330
  • MARYLAND.> CINDY: MY NAME IS CINDY DIAZ
  • 00:09:01.330 --> 00:09:02.231
  • > CINDY: MY NAME IS CINDY DIAZAND JASON AND I HAVE BEEN
  • 00:09:02.231 --> 00:09:04.166
  • AND JASON AND I HAVE BEENMARRIED FOR 11 YEARS.
  • 00:09:04.166 --> 00:09:04.734
  • MARRIED FOR 11 YEARS.YOU KNOW, IN THE BEGINNING,
  • 00:09:04.734 --> 00:09:05.968
  • YOU KNOW, IN THE BEGINNING,BEING YOUNG, NOT KNOWING MUCH,
  • 00:09:05.968 --> 00:09:09.305
  • BEING YOUNG, NOT KNOWING MUCH,I WOULD SAY WE TRIED OUR BEST.
  • 00:09:09.305 --> 00:09:11.474
  • I WOULD SAY WE TRIED OUR BEST.THEN A FEW YEARS LATER, WE BOTH
  • 00:09:11.474 --> 00:09:13.542
  • THEN A FEW YEARS LATER, WE BOTHWENT THROUGH INFIDELITY.
  • 00:09:13.542 --> 00:09:15.444
  • WENT THROUGH INFIDELITY.iT WAS DIFFICULT.
  • 00:09:15.444 --> 00:09:16.012
  • iT WAS DIFFICULT.> JASON: WE WERE JUST LIKE,
  • 00:09:16.012 --> 00:09:16.779
  • > JASON: WE WERE JUST LIKE,YOU KNOW, THAT'S IT. WE'RE NOT
  • 00:09:16.779 --> 00:09:18.014
  • YOU KNOW, THAT'S IT. WE'RE NOTGOING TO DO THIS ANYMORE.
  • 00:09:18.014 --> 00:09:18.914
  • GOING TO DO THIS ANYMORE.WE'RE JUST GOING TO GET A
  • 00:09:18.914 --> 00:09:20.549
  • WE'RE JUST GOING TO GET ADIVORCE AND CALL IT QUITS.
  • 00:09:20.549 --> 00:09:21.684
  • DIVORCE AND CALL IT QUITS.THEN MY WIFE SAID TO ME, "WELL,
  • 00:09:21.684 --> 00:09:24.120
  • THEN MY WIFE SAID TO ME, "WELL,LET'S GIVE IT ANOTHER SHOT."
  • 00:09:24.120 --> 00:09:25.621
  • LET'S GIVE IT ANOTHER SHOT."I KNEW GOD COULD MAKE THINGS
  • 00:09:25.621 --> 00:09:28.290
  • I KNEW GOD COULD MAKE THINGSWORK, BUT I JUST THOUGHT THE
  • 00:09:28.290 --> 00:09:29.525
  • WORK, BUT I JUST THOUGHT THESITUATION WAS JUST TOO FAR
  • 00:09:29.525 --> 00:09:30.526
  • SITUATION WAS JUST TOO FARGONE. THERE WAS NO WAY IT
  • 00:09:30.526 --> 00:09:32.261
  • GONE. THERE WAS NO WAY ITCOULD WORK. BUT, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:09:32.261 --> 00:09:33.729
  • COULD WORK. BUT, YOU KNOW,I REMEMBER AFTER ASKING GOD
  • 00:09:33.729 --> 00:09:35.164
  • I REMEMBER AFTER ASKING GODLIKE, "HOW? HOW? HOW?" I JUST
  • 00:09:35.164 --> 00:09:36.799
  • LIKE, "HOW? HOW? HOW?" I JUSTI FELT LIKE THE HOLY SPIRIT
  • 00:09:36.799 --> 00:09:37.867
  • I FELT LIKE THE HOLY SPIRITSPOKE IN THAT MOMENT AND
  • 00:09:37.867 --> 00:09:39.502
  • SPOKE IN THAT MOMENT ANDHE SAID, "YOU'VE TRIED EVERY-
  • 00:09:39.502 --> 00:09:44.540
  • HE SAID, "YOU'VE TRIED EVERY-THING BUT ME."
  • 00:09:44.540 --> 00:09:46.876
  • THING BUT ME."AND SO, I SAID, "OKAY. I'M
  • 00:09:46.876 --> 00:09:50.513
  • AND SO, I SAID, "OKAY. I'MGOING TO TRY."
  • 00:09:50.513 --> 00:09:51.981
  • GOING TO TRY."I REALLY DEDICATED MYSELF TO
  • 00:09:51.981 --> 00:09:53.249
  • I REALLY DEDICATED MYSELF TOCHURCH, I STARTED SERVING IN
  • 00:09:53.249 --> 00:09:54.717
  • CHURCH, I STARTED SERVING INTHE CHURCH. AND LITTLE BY
  • 00:09:54.717 --> 00:09:55.851
  • THE CHURCH. AND LITTLE BYLITTLE, THINGS JUST STARTED
  • 00:09:55.851 --> 00:09:57.820
  • LITTLE, THINGS JUST STARTEDCHANGING.
  • 00:09:57.820 --> 00:09:58.888
  • CHANGING.> CINDY: SLOWLY, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:09:58.888 --> 00:09:59.922
  • > CINDY: SLOWLY, YOU KNOW,YOU COULD TELL THAT THE TRUST
  • 00:09:59.922 --> 00:10:01.957
  • YOU COULD TELL THAT THE TRUSTSTARTED BUILDING UP AGAIN.
  • 00:10:01.957 --> 00:10:02.758
  • STARTED BUILDING UP AGAIN.> JASON: SO WE PUT GOD FIRST
  • 00:10:02.758 --> 00:10:05.294
  • > JASON: SO WE PUT GOD FIRSTAND GOD STARTED KIND OF WORKING
  • 00:10:05.294 --> 00:10:06.629
  • AND GOD STARTED KIND OF WORKINGTHINGS OUT.
  • 00:10:06.629 --> 00:10:08.130
  • THINGS OUT.> CINDY: WHEN YOU PUT GOD FIRST.
  • 00:10:08.130 --> 00:10:09.432
  • > CINDY: WHEN YOU PUT GOD FIRST.YOU KNOW, HE CAN HEAL A
  • 00:10:09.432 --> 00:10:10.666
  • YOU KNOW, HE CAN HEAL ABROKEN MARRIAGE, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:10:10.666 --> 00:10:11.967
  • BROKEN MARRIAGE, YOU KNOW.HE CAN PUT THINGS BACK
  • 00:10:11.967 --> 00:10:13.536
  • HE CAN PUT THINGS BACKTOGETHER. AND YOU KNOW, OUR
  • 00:10:13.536 --> 00:10:15.304
  • TOGETHER. AND YOU KNOW, OURMARRIAGE NOW HAS BEEN BETTER
  • 00:10:15.304 --> 00:10:16.872
  • MARRIAGE NOW HAS BEEN BETTERTHAN ANY OTHER YEAR IN THE
  • 00:10:16.872 --> 00:10:17.640
  • THAN ANY OTHER YEAR IN THEPAST.
  • 00:10:17.640 --> 00:10:18.541
  • PAST.> JASON: AS PASTOR JOEL ALWAYS
  • 00:10:18.541 --> 00:10:19.575
  • > JASON: AS PASTOR JOEL ALWAYSSAYS, YOU KNOW, OUR BEST DAYS
  • 00:10:19.575 --> 00:10:21.077
  • SAYS, YOU KNOW, OUR BEST DAYSARE ALWAYS STILL AHEAD OF US.
  • 00:10:21.077 --> 00:10:22.478
  • ARE ALWAYS STILL AHEAD OF US.SO THAT'S SOMETHING THAT WE
  • 00:10:22.478 --> 00:10:23.713
  • SO THAT'S SOMETHING THAT WEHOLD ON TO ALL THE TIME.
  • 00:10:23.713 --> 00:10:24.246
  • HOLD ON TO ALL THE TIME..
  • 00:10:24.246 --> 00:10:25.147
  • ..
  • 00:10:25.147 --> 00:10:26.215
  • .IN THE SCRIPTURE, ELISHA WAS
  • 00:10:26.215 --> 00:10:27.450
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, ELISHA WASTRAVELING FROM JERICHO TO
  • 00:10:27.450 --> 00:10:28.284
  • TRAVELING FROM JERICHO TOBETHEL.
  • 00:10:28.284 --> 00:10:29.952
  • BETHEL.ALONG THE WAY, A GROUP OF
  • 00:10:29.952 --> 00:10:31.454
  • ALONG THE WAY, A GROUP OFYOUNG MEN CAME OUT AND
  • 00:10:31.454 --> 00:10:32.888
  • YOUNG MEN CAME OUT ANDSTARTED MAKING FUN OF HIM
  • 00:10:32.888 --> 00:10:34.490
  • STARTED MAKING FUN OF HIMBECAUSE HE WAS BALD.
  • 00:10:34.490 --> 00:10:35.725
  • BECAUSE HE WAS BALD.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "THEY
  • 00:10:35.725 --> 00:10:37.293
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "THEYWERE MOCKING HIM, SAYING,
  • 00:10:37.293 --> 00:10:38.461
  • WERE MOCKING HIM, SAYING,'GO, BALDIE, GO.'"
  • 00:10:38.461 --> 00:10:39.795
  • 'GO, BALDIE, GO.'"YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT WAS IN
  • 00:10:39.795 --> 00:10:41.197
  • YOU DIDN'T KNOW THAT WAS INTHE BIBLE, DID YOU?
  • 00:10:41.197 --> 00:10:44.200
  • THE BIBLE, DID YOU?YOU KNOW ELISHA WAS ANNOYED.
  • 00:10:44.200 --> 00:10:45.301
  • YOU KNOW ELISHA WAS ANNOYED.HE COULD'VE GOTTEN UPSET,
  • 00:10:45.301 --> 00:10:46.302
  • HE COULD'VE GOTTEN UPSET,THOUGHT, "I'M GOING TO GO
  • 00:10:46.302 --> 00:10:47.103
  • THOUGHT, "I'M GOING TO GOSTRAIGHTEN THEM OUT.
  • 00:10:47.103 --> 00:10:47.970
  • STRAIGHTEN THEM OUT.I'LL SHOW YOU WHAT I
  • 00:10:47.970 --> 00:10:48.571
  • I'LL SHOW YOU WHAT ITHOUGHT."
  • 00:10:48.571 --> 00:10:50.973
  • THOUGHT."INSTEAD, HE REMAINED CALM.
  • 00:10:50.973 --> 00:10:52.541
  • INSTEAD, HE REMAINED CALM.HE UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE.
  • 00:10:52.541 --> 00:10:53.743
  • HE UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE.THEY COULDN'T TAKE HIS JOY.
  • 00:10:53.743 --> 00:10:55.678
  • THEY COULDN'T TAKE HIS JOY.THEY WERE BAITING HIM, TRYING
  • 00:10:55.678 --> 00:10:57.246
  • THEY WERE BAITING HIM, TRYINGTO GET HIM DISTRACTED.
  • 00:10:57.246 --> 00:10:58.714
  • TO GET HIM DISTRACTED.HE JUST STAY FOCUSED AND
  • 00:10:58.714 --> 00:11:00.015
  • HE JUST STAY FOCUSED ANDCONTINUED DOING WHAT GOD
  • 00:11:00.015 --> 00:11:01.383
  • CONTINUED DOING WHAT GODCALLED HIM TO DO.
  • 00:11:01.383 --> 00:11:02.752
  • CALLED HIM TO DO.WHILE THOSE YOUNG MEN WERE
  • 00:11:02.752 --> 00:11:04.820
  • WHILE THOSE YOUNG MEN WEREMAKING FUN OF HIM, TWO BEARS
  • 00:11:04.820 --> 00:11:06.255
  • MAKING FUN OF HIM, TWO BEARSCAME OUT OF THE WOODS AND
  • 00:11:06.255 --> 00:11:08.057
  • CAME OUT OF THE WOODS ANDTORE THEM TO PIECES.
  • 00:11:08.057 --> 00:11:09.091
  • TORE THEM TO PIECES.THAT TELLS ME TWO THINGS.
  • 00:11:09.091 --> 00:11:10.593
  • THAT TELLS ME TWO THINGS.NUMBER ONE, DON'T MAKE FUN OF
  • 00:11:10.593 --> 00:11:12.194
  • NUMBER ONE, DON'T MAKE FUN OFBALD PEOPLE.
  • 00:11:12.194 --> 00:11:14.230
  • BALD PEOPLE.NUMBER TWO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO
  • 00:11:14.230 --> 00:11:15.731
  • NUMBER TWO, YOU DON'T HAVE TOSTRAIGHTEN PEOPLE OUT.
  • 00:11:15.731 --> 00:11:18.567
  • STRAIGHTEN PEOPLE OUT.GOD WILL BE YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:11:18.567 --> 00:11:20.536
  • GOD WILL BE YOUR VINDICATOR.GOD KNOWS HOW TO TAKE CARE OF
  • 00:11:20.536 --> 00:11:21.837
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TO TAKE CARE OFTHE OPPOSITION.
  • 00:11:21.837 --> 00:11:23.405
  • THE OPPOSITION.HE SEES WHAT THEY'RE DOING.
  • 00:11:23.405 --> 00:11:25.174
  • HE SEES WHAT THEY'RE DOING.HE HEARS THE DISRESPECT.
  • 00:11:25.174 --> 00:11:27.109
  • HE HEARS THE DISRESPECT.IF YOU'LL STAY IN PEACE, GOD
  • 00:11:27.109 --> 00:11:28.577
  • IF YOU'LL STAY IN PEACE, GODWILL FIGHT YOUR BATTLES, AND
  • 00:11:28.577 --> 00:11:29.745
  • WILL FIGHT YOUR BATTLES, ANDWHEN GOD DOES IT, I CAN
  • 00:11:29.745 --> 00:11:31.614
  • WHEN GOD DOES IT, I CANASSURE YOU, IT WILL BE BETTER
  • 00:11:31.614 --> 00:11:32.548
  • ASSURE YOU, IT WILL BE BETTERTHAN ANYTHING YOU COULD'VE
  • 00:11:32.548 --> 00:11:33.716
  • THAN ANYTHING YOU COULD'VEDONE.
  • 00:11:33.716 --> 00:11:34.817
  • DONE.BUT YOUR FEELINGS WILL WANT
  • 00:11:34.817 --> 00:11:36.285
  • BUT YOUR FEELINGS WILL WANTTO PAY PEOPLE BACK.
  • 00:11:36.285 --> 00:11:37.520
  • TO PAY PEOPLE BACK.FEELINGS WILL TELL US, "GO IN
  • 00:11:37.520 --> 00:11:38.654
  • FEELINGS WILL TELL US, "GO INTHERE, GET EVEN.
  • 00:11:38.654 --> 00:11:40.089
  • THERE, GET EVEN.STAND UP FOR YOURSELF."
  • 00:11:40.089 --> 00:11:41.791
  • STAND UP FOR YOURSELF."IF YOU LET FEELINGS RULE,
  • 00:11:41.791 --> 00:11:42.992
  • IF YOU LET FEELINGS RULE,YOU'LL GET UPSET.
  • 00:11:42.992 --> 00:11:43.893
  • YOU'LL GET UPSET.YOU'LL END UP GIVING AWAY
  • 00:11:43.893 --> 00:11:44.493
  • YOU'LL END UP GIVING AWAYYOUR JOY.
  • 00:11:44.493 --> 00:11:46.128
  • YOUR JOY.DON'T GET ON BOARD WITH YOUR
  • 00:11:46.128 --> 00:11:47.062
  • DON'T GET ON BOARD WITH YOURFEELINGS.
  • 00:11:47.062 --> 00:11:48.631
  • FEELINGS.THE PSALMIST SAID, "GOD HAS
  • 00:11:48.631 --> 00:11:50.900
  • THE PSALMIST SAID, "GOD HASGIVEN US THE POWER TO REMAIN
  • 00:11:50.900 --> 00:11:53.602
  • GIVEN US THE POWER TO REMAINCALM IN TIMES OF ADVERSITY.
  • 00:11:53.602 --> 00:11:54.637
  • CALM IN TIMES OF ADVERSITY.IT DOESN'T SAY, "GOD WILL
  • 00:11:54.637 --> 00:11:55.704
  • IT DOESN'T SAY, "GOD WILLKEEP US FROM ALL THE
  • 00:11:55.704 --> 00:11:56.906
  • KEEP US FROM ALL THEADVERSITY, FROM THE
  • 00:11:56.906 --> 00:11:58.941
  • ADVERSITY, FROM THEOPPOSITION, THE SANBALLATS,
  • 00:11:58.941 --> 00:12:00.176
  • OPPOSITION, THE SANBALLATS,THE NEGATIVE CHATTER."
  • 00:12:00.176 --> 00:12:02.011
  • THE NEGATIVE CHATTER."IT SAYS, "THEY WILL COME,
  • 00:12:02.011 --> 00:12:03.245
  • IT SAYS, "THEY WILL COME,WE'LL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO
  • 00:12:03.245 --> 00:12:04.980
  • WE'LL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TOGET UPSET, BUT GOD HAS GIVEN
  • 00:12:04.980 --> 00:12:06.382
  • GET UPSET, BUT GOD HAS GIVENUS POWER TO STAY CALM."
  • 00:12:06.382 --> 00:12:08.117
  • US POWER TO STAY CALM."NOW, QUIT TELLING YOURSELF,
  • 00:12:08.117 --> 00:12:09.251
  • NOW, QUIT TELLING YOURSELF,"I CAN'T HELP IT.
  • 00:12:09.251 --> 00:12:10.352
  • "I CAN'T HELP IT.THIS PERSON AT THE OFFICE,
  • 00:12:10.352 --> 00:12:11.921
  • THIS PERSON AT THE OFFICE,THEY JUST GET ON MY NERVES.
  • 00:12:11.921 --> 00:12:13.055
  • THEY JUST GET ON MY NERVES.YOU HAVE THE POWER TO STAY
  • 00:12:13.055 --> 00:12:13.889
  • YOU HAVE THE POWER TO STAYCALM.
  • 00:12:13.889 --> 00:12:14.857
  • CALM.THAT DOESN'T HAVE TO KEEP
  • 00:12:14.857 --> 00:12:15.825
  • THAT DOESN'T HAVE TO KEEPUPSETTING YOU.
  • 00:12:15.825 --> 00:12:18.227
  • UPSETTING YOU.THAT IS A LEARNED BEHAVIOR.
  • 00:12:18.227 --> 00:12:19.461
  • THAT IS A LEARNED BEHAVIOR."THEY SAY SOMETHING NEGATIVE,
  • 00:12:19.461 --> 00:12:20.729
  • "THEY SAY SOMETHING NEGATIVE,I GET OFFENDED."
  • 00:12:20.729 --> 00:12:21.697
  • I GET OFFENDED.""TRAFFIC IS BAD, I GET
  • 00:12:21.697 --> 00:12:22.731
  • "TRAFFIC IS BAD, I GETUPSET."
  • 00:12:22.731 --> 00:12:23.966
  • UPSET.""THE CLERK IS RUDE.
  • 00:12:23.966 --> 00:12:25.100
  • "THE CLERK IS RUDE.I CAN'T HELP IT, JOEL, I JUST
  • 00:12:25.100 --> 00:12:25.734
  • I CAN'T HELP IT, JOEL, I JUSTGO OFF.
  • 00:12:25.734 --> 00:12:27.169
  • GO OFF.I JUST LET THEM HAVE IT."
  • 00:12:27.169 --> 00:12:28.370
  • I JUST LET THEM HAVE IT."THE PROBLEM IS, YOU HAVE
  • 00:12:28.370 --> 00:12:29.805
  • THE PROBLEM IS, YOU HAVESTRENGTH, BUT IT'S NOT UNDER
  • 00:12:29.805 --> 00:12:31.173
  • STRENGTH, BUT IT'S NOT UNDERCONTROL.
  • 00:12:31.173 --> 00:12:32.575
  • CONTROL.YOU NEED TO RELEARN HOW TO
  • 00:12:32.575 --> 00:12:33.642
  • YOU NEED TO RELEARN HOW TORESPOND.
  • 00:12:33.642 --> 00:12:34.777
  • RESPOND.YOU NEED TO DEVELOP SOME NEW
  • 00:12:34.777 --> 00:12:35.878
  • YOU NEED TO DEVELOP SOME NEWHABITS.
  • 00:12:35.878 --> 00:12:37.079
  • HABITS.NEXT TIME SOMETHING HAPPENS
  • 00:12:37.079 --> 00:12:38.781
  • NEXT TIME SOMETHING HAPPENSTHAT YOU DON'T LIKE, PAUSE
  • 00:12:38.781 --> 00:12:40.149
  • THAT YOU DON'T LIKE, PAUSEFOR A MOMENT, AND SAY,
  • 00:12:40.149 --> 00:12:41.517
  • FOR A MOMENT, AND SAY,"FATHER, THANK YOU THAT
  • 00:12:41.517 --> 00:12:42.751
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THATYOU'VE GIVEN ME THE POWER TO
  • 00:12:42.751 --> 00:12:43.853
  • YOU'VE GIVEN ME THE POWER TOREMAIN CALM.
  • 00:12:43.853 --> 00:12:44.486
  • REMAIN CALM.THANK YOU THAT I HAVE A
  • 00:12:44.486 --> 00:12:45.855
  • THANK YOU THAT I HAVE ASPIRIT OF DISCIPLINE AND
  • 00:12:45.855 --> 00:12:47.590
  • SPIRIT OF DISCIPLINE ANDSELF-CONTROL."
  • 00:12:47.590 --> 00:12:48.757
  • SELF-CONTROL."YOU DON'T HAVE TO LET THE
  • 00:12:48.757 --> 00:12:50.426
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO LET THESAME THINGS KEEP UPSETTING
  • 00:12:50.426 --> 00:12:51.727
  • SAME THINGS KEEP UPSETTINGYOU YEAR AFTER YEAR.
  • 00:12:51.727 --> 00:12:53.529
  • YOU YEAR AFTER YEAR.CHANGE YOUR APPROACH.
  • 00:12:53.529 --> 00:12:54.663
  • CHANGE YOUR APPROACH.I MET A GENTLEMAN IN ANOTHER
  • 00:12:54.663 --> 00:12:56.198
  • I MET A GENTLEMAN IN ANOTHERSTATE AT A RESTAURANT.
  • 00:12:56.198 --> 00:12:58.167
  • STATE AT A RESTAURANT.IT WAS VERY WINDY OUTSIDE,
  • 00:12:58.167 --> 00:12:59.268
  • IT WAS VERY WINDY OUTSIDE,AND WHEN HE WALKED IN THE
  • 00:12:59.268 --> 00:13:01.203
  • AND WHEN HE WALKED IN THEDOOR, THE PERSON IN FRONT OF
  • 00:13:01.203 --> 00:13:03.172
  • DOOR, THE PERSON IN FRONT OFHIM LET THE DOOR SLAM RIGHT
  • 00:13:03.172 --> 00:13:04.373
  • HIM LET THE DOOR SLAM RIGHTIN HIS FACE.
  • 00:13:04.373 --> 00:13:05.341
  • IN HIS FACE.THIS MAN HAD BEEN
  • 00:13:05.341 --> 00:13:07.243
  • NORMALLY, HE WOULD'VE
  • 00:13:08.244 --> 00:13:09.778
  • NORMALLY, HE WOULD'VECONFRONTED THEM AND TOLD THEM
  • 00:13:09.778 --> 00:13:11.213
  • CONFRONTED THEM AND TOLD THEMWHAT HE THOUGHT, BUT HE'D
  • 00:13:11.213 --> 00:13:12.348
  • WHAT HE THOUGHT, BUT HE'DBEEN LISTENING TO OUR
  • 00:13:12.348 --> 00:13:14.250
  • BEEN LISTENING TO OURPROGRAMS, AND JUST WHEN HE
  • 00:13:14.250 --> 00:13:15.951
  • PROGRAMS, AND JUST WHEN HEWAS ABOUT TO LOSE HIS COOL,
  • 00:13:15.951 --> 00:13:17.453
  • WAS ABOUT TO LOSE HIS COOL,HE HEARD MY VOICE SAYING,
  • 00:13:17.453 --> 00:13:19.622
  • HE HEARD MY VOICE SAYING,"STAY CALM, AND LET GOD FIGHT
  • 00:13:19.622 --> 00:13:20.923
  • "STAY CALM, AND LET GOD FIGHTYOUR BATTLES."
  • 00:13:20.923 --> 00:13:22.691
  • YOUR BATTLES."HE PAUSED FOR A MOMENT AND
  • 00:13:22.691 --> 00:13:24.460
  • HE PAUSED FOR A MOMENT ANDDECIDED TO LET IT GO.
  • 00:13:24.460 --> 00:13:25.728
  • DECIDED TO LET IT GO.HE WALKED AWAY LIKE NOTHING
  • 00:13:25.728 --> 00:13:26.562
  • HE WALKED AWAY LIKE NOTHINGHAPPENED.
  • 00:13:26.562 --> 00:13:27.630
  • HAPPENED.HE CAME IN THE RESTAURANT AND
  • 00:13:27.630 --> 00:13:28.330
  • HE CAME IN THE RESTAURANT ANDSAT DOWN.
  • 00:13:28.330 --> 00:13:29.565
  • SAT DOWN.I WAS SITTING A FEW TABLES
  • 00:13:29.565 --> 00:13:30.399
  • I WAS SITTING A FEW TABLESAWAY.
  • 00:13:30.399 --> 00:13:31.567
  • AWAY.HE CAME OVER AND SAID, "JOEL,
  • 00:13:31.567 --> 00:13:32.701
  • HE CAME OVER AND SAID, "JOEL,IF YOU HAD NOT BEEN IN MY
  • 00:13:32.701 --> 00:13:33.802
  • IF YOU HAD NOT BEEN IN MYHEAD, I WOULD HAVE LET THEM
  • 00:13:33.802 --> 00:13:34.370
  • HEAD, I WOULD HAVE LET THEMHAVE IT."
  • 00:13:34.370 --> 00:13:36.939
  • HAVE IT."LIKE THIS MAN, YOU MAY HAVE
  • 00:13:36.939 --> 00:13:38.240
  • LIKE THIS MAN, YOU MAY HAVEBEEN TRAINED TO RESPOND A
  • 00:13:38.240 --> 00:13:39.341
  • BEEN TRAINED TO RESPOND ACERTAIN WAY.
  • 00:13:39.341 --> 00:13:40.509
  • CERTAIN WAY.YOU GREW UP SEEING PEOPLE
  • 00:13:40.509 --> 00:13:42.144
  • YOU GREW UP SEEING PEOPLELOSE THEIR COOL, GET UPSET,
  • 00:13:42.144 --> 00:13:43.145
  • LOSE THEIR COOL, GET UPSET,OFFENDED.
  • 00:13:43.145 --> 00:13:44.546
  • OFFENDED.WHY DON'T YOU TRY A DIFFERENT
  • 00:13:44.546 --> 00:13:45.614
  • WHY DON'T YOU TRY A DIFFERENTAPPROACH?
  • 00:13:45.614 --> 00:13:46.982
  • APPROACH?WHEN YOU LET PEOPLE UPSET
  • 00:13:46.982 --> 00:13:49.251
  • WHEN YOU LET PEOPLE UPSETYOU, YOU ARE GIVING AWAY YOUR
  • 00:13:49.251 --> 00:13:49.852
  • YOU, YOU ARE GIVING AWAY YOURPOWER.
  • 00:13:49.852 --> 00:13:51.053
  • POWER.YOU ARE LETTING THEM CONTROL
  • 00:13:51.053 --> 00:13:51.854
  • YOU ARE LETTING THEM CONTROLYOU.
  • 00:13:51.854 --> 00:13:53.055
  • YOU.IF THEY PUSH THIS BUTTON, YOU
  • 00:13:53.055 --> 00:13:53.989
  • IF THEY PUSH THIS BUTTON, YOUGET OFFENDED.
  • 00:13:53.989 --> 00:13:55.424
  • GET OFFENDED.THAT BUTTON, YOU GET UPSET.
  • 00:13:55.424 --> 00:13:56.525
  • THAT BUTTON, YOU GET UPSET.THIS OTHER BUTTON, THEY BAIT
  • 00:13:56.525 --> 00:13:57.893
  • THIS OTHER BUTTON, THEY BAITYOU INTO CONFLICT.
  • 00:13:57.893 --> 00:13:58.761
  • YOU INTO CONFLICT.WHY DON'T YOU TURN THOSE
  • 00:13:58.761 --> 00:13:59.962
  • WHY DON'T YOU TURN THOSEBUTTONS OFF?
  • 00:13:59.962 --> 00:14:02.231
  • BUTTONS OFF?LIFE IS SO MUCH MORE FREEING
  • 00:14:02.231 --> 00:14:03.499
  • LIFE IS SO MUCH MORE FREEINGWHEN YOU'RE NOT CONTROLLED BY
  • 00:14:03.499 --> 00:14:05.234
  • WHEN YOU'RE NOT CONTROLLED BYWHAT PEOPLE SAY, YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:14:05.234 --> 00:14:06.268
  • WHAT PEOPLE SAY, YOU'RE NOTOFFENDED WHEN SOMEONE'S
  • 00:14:06.268 --> 00:14:07.136
  • OFFENDED WHEN SOMEONE'SUPSET.
  • 00:14:07.136 --> 00:14:08.337
  • UPSET.YOU'RE NOT SOUR BECAUSE
  • 00:14:08.337 --> 00:14:09.571
  • YOU'RE NOT SOUR BECAUSETRAFFIC WAS BAD.
  • 00:14:09.571 --> 00:14:10.940
  • TRAFFIC WAS BAD.YOU HAVE TAPPED IN TO THE
  • 00:14:10.940 --> 00:14:13.242
  • YOU HAVE TAPPED IN TO THEPOWER TO REMAIN CALM.
  • 00:14:13.242 --> 00:14:14.443
  • POWER TO REMAIN CALM.A FRIEND OF MINE NAMED DAVID
  • 00:14:14.443 --> 00:14:16.145
  • "THE LAW OF THE GARBAGE
  • 00:14:17.279 --> 00:14:18.080
  • "THE LAW OF THE GARBAGETRUCK."
  • 00:14:18.080 --> 00:14:19.548
  • TRUCK."HE WAS IN A TAXICAB IN NEW
  • 00:14:19.548 --> 00:14:20.983
  • HE WAS IN A TAXICAB IN NEWYORK CITY HEADED TO A
  • 00:14:20.983 --> 00:14:21.984
  • YORK CITY HEADED TO AMEETING.
  • 00:14:21.984 --> 00:14:23.619
  • MEETING.A CAR PULLED OUT RIGHT IN
  • 00:14:23.619 --> 00:14:24.453
  • A CAR PULLED OUT RIGHT INFRONT OF THEM.
  • 00:14:24.453 --> 00:14:26.155
  • FRONT OF THEM.THE TAXI DRIVER HAD TO SLAM
  • 00:14:26.155 --> 00:14:27.823
  • THE TAXI DRIVER HAD TO SLAMON HIS BRAKES, SWERVE TO THE
  • 00:14:27.823 --> 00:14:29.425
  • ON HIS BRAKES, SWERVE TO THELEFT, MISSING THE CAR BY
  • 00:14:29.425 --> 00:14:30.426
  • LEFT, MISSING THE CAR BYINCHES.
  • 00:14:30.426 --> 00:14:32.161
  • PUT HIS HEAD OUT THE WINDOW,
  • 00:14:33.529 --> 00:14:34.763
  • PUT HIS HEAD OUT THE WINDOW,STARTING SCREAMING AND
  • 00:14:34.763 --> 00:14:35.764
  • STARTING SCREAMING ANDYELLING.
  • 00:14:35.764 --> 00:14:37.299
  • YELLING.HE WAS SO ANGRY, SO UPSET,
  • 00:14:37.299 --> 00:14:38.701
  • HE WAS SO ANGRY, SO UPSET,SHAKING HIS FIST.
  • 00:14:38.701 --> 00:14:39.802
  • SHAKING HIS FIST.THE FUNNY THING, IT WAS HIS
  • 00:14:39.802 --> 00:14:40.769
  • THE FUNNY THING, IT WAS HISFAULT.
  • 00:14:40.769 --> 00:14:42.571
  • FAULT.THE TAXI DRIVER JUST SMILED,
  • 00:14:42.571 --> 00:14:44.473
  • THE TAXI DRIVER JUST SMILED,WAVED REAL BIG, AND DROVE ON,
  • 00:14:44.473 --> 00:14:45.574
  • WAVED REAL BIG, AND DROVE ON,DIDN'T GIVE IT THE TIME OF
  • 00:14:45.574 --> 00:14:46.608
  • DIDN'T GIVE IT THE TIME OFDAY.
  • 00:14:46.608 --> 00:14:48.210
  • DAY.DAVID WAS IN THE BACKSEAT AND
  • 00:14:48.210 --> 00:14:49.778
  • DAVID WAS IN THE BACKSEAT ANDHE WAS SO IMPRESSED.
  • 00:14:49.778 --> 00:14:50.946
  • HE WAS SO IMPRESSED.HE SAID, "THAT MAN ALMOST
  • 00:14:50.946 --> 00:14:52.681
  • HE SAID, "THAT MAN ALMOSTTOTALED YOUR CAR, ALMOST SENT
  • 00:14:52.681 --> 00:14:53.949
  • TOTALED YOUR CAR, ALMOST SENTUS BOTH TO THE HOSPITAL.
  • 00:14:53.949 --> 00:14:54.950
  • US BOTH TO THE HOSPITAL.I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU DIDN'T
  • 00:14:54.950 --> 00:14:55.918
  • I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU DIDN'TYELL BACK AT HIM.
  • 00:14:55.918 --> 00:14:57.052
  • YELL BACK AT HIM.HOW DID YOU KEEP YOUR COOL?"
  • 00:14:57.052 --> 00:14:59.021
  • HOW DID YOU KEEP YOUR COOL?"THE TAXI DRIVER GAVE AN
  • 00:14:59.021 --> 00:15:00.356
  • THE TAXI DRIVER GAVE ANINSIGHTFUL ANSWER.
  • 00:15:00.356 --> 00:15:02.157
  • INSIGHTFUL ANSWER.HE SAID, "I'VE FOUND MANY
  • 00:15:02.157 --> 00:15:03.559
  • HE SAID, "I'VE FOUND MANYPEOPLE ARE LIKE GARBAGE
  • 00:15:03.559 --> 00:15:04.526
  • PEOPLE ARE LIKE GARBAGETRUCKS.
  • 00:15:04.526 --> 00:15:06.462
  • TRUCKS.THEY GO AROUND FULL OF ANGER,
  • 00:15:06.462 --> 00:15:08.030
  • THEY GO AROUND FULL OF ANGER,FULL OF FRUSTRATION, FULL OF
  • 00:15:08.030 --> 00:15:09.365
  • FULL OF FRUSTRATION, FULL OFBITTERNESS, AND AS THEIR
  • 00:15:09.365 --> 00:15:11.300
  • BITTERNESS, AND AS THEIRGARBAGE PILES UP, THEY NEED
  • 00:15:11.300 --> 00:15:12.801
  • GARBAGE PILES UP, THEY NEEDSOMEWHERE TO DUMP IT, AND
  • 00:15:12.801 --> 00:15:14.203
  • SOMEWHERE TO DUMP IT, ANDSOMETIMES THEY'LL DUMP IT ON
  • 00:15:14.203 --> 00:15:15.971
  • SOMETIMES THEY'LL DUMP IT ONYOU, BUT YOU CAN'T TAKE IT
  • 00:15:15.971 --> 00:15:16.805
  • YOU, BUT YOU CAN'T TAKE ITPERSONALLY.
  • 00:15:16.805 --> 00:15:18.173
  • PERSONALLY.IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH
  • 00:15:18.173 --> 00:15:18.841
  • IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITHYOU.
  • 00:15:18.841 --> 00:15:20.676
  • YOU.JUST SMILE, WISH THEM WELL,
  • 00:15:20.676 --> 00:15:22.144
  • JUST SMILE, WISH THEM WELL,AND MOVE ON."
  • 00:15:22.144 --> 00:15:24.146
  • AND MOVE ON."HERE'S THE KEY, SUCCESSFUL
  • 00:15:24.146 --> 00:15:26.648
  • HERE'S THE KEY, SUCCESSFULPEOPLE DON'T LET GARBAGE
  • 00:15:26.648 --> 00:15:29.184
  • PEOPLE DON'T LET GARBAGETRUCKS OVERTAKE THEIR DAY.
  • 00:15:29.184 --> 00:15:30.652
  • TRUCKS OVERTAKE THEIR DAY.IF SOMEONE DUMPS A LOAD ON
  • 00:15:30.652 --> 00:15:31.854
  • IF SOMEONE DUMPS A LOAD ONYOU, DON'T GET UPSET.
  • 00:15:31.854 --> 00:15:34.256
  • YOU, DON'T GET UPSET.IF YOU MAKE THAT MISTAKE,
  • 00:15:34.256 --> 00:15:35.891
  • IF YOU MAKE THAT MISTAKE,YOU'LL END UP CARRYING AROUND
  • 00:15:35.891 --> 00:15:37.326
  • YOU'LL END UP CARRYING AROUNDTHEIR GARBAGE, AND
  • 00:15:37.326 --> 00:15:39.061
  • THEIR GARBAGE, ANDEVENTUALLY, YOU'LL DUMP IT ON
  • 00:15:39.061 --> 00:15:40.696
  • EVENTUALLY, YOU'LL DUMP IT ONSOMEONE ELSE.
  • 00:15:40.696 --> 00:15:42.965
  • SOMEONE ELSE.YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOUR LID ON.
  • 00:15:42.965 --> 00:15:44.533
  • YOU HAVE TO KEEP YOUR LID ON.THESE DAYS, MANY PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:15:44.533 --> 00:15:46.068
  • THESE DAYS, MANY PEOPLE AREDUMPING FRUSTRATION,
  • 00:15:46.068 --> 00:15:48.003
  • DUMPING FRUSTRATION,DISRESPECT, CRITICISM,
  • 00:15:48.003 --> 00:15:48.904
  • DISRESPECT, CRITICISM,BITTERNESS.
  • 00:15:48.904 --> 00:15:49.972
  • BITTERNESS.WE CAN'T STOP THEM FROM
  • 00:15:49.972 --> 00:15:51.840
  • WE CAN'T STOP THEM FROMDUMPING IT, BUT WE CAN KEEP
  • 00:15:51.840 --> 00:15:54.043
  • YEARS AGO, VICTORIA AND I
  • 00:15:55.411 --> 00:15:56.812
  • YEARS AGO, VICTORIA AND IWERE AT THE AIRPORT, AND WE
  • 00:15:56.812 --> 00:15:57.446
  • WERE AT THE AIRPORT, AND WEWERE GOING THROUGH THE
  • 00:15:57.446 --> 00:15:59.081
  • WERE GOING THROUGH THESECURITY CHECKPOINT, AND WE
  • 00:15:59.081 --> 00:16:00.215
  • SECURITY CHECKPOINT, AND WEPUT OUR BAGS ON THE X-RAY
  • 00:16:00.215 --> 00:16:00.883
  • PUT OUR BAGS ON THE X-RAYMACHINE.
  • 00:16:00.883 --> 00:16:02.184
  • MACHINE.THE SECURITY OFFICER SENT
  • 00:16:02.184 --> 00:16:03.852
  • THE SECURITY OFFICER SENTTHEM BOTH BACK AND SAID, "YOU
  • 00:16:03.852 --> 00:16:05.254
  • THEM BOTH BACK AND SAID, "YOUHAVE LIQUIDS IN THERE THAT
  • 00:16:05.254 --> 00:16:06.522
  • HAVE LIQUIDS IN THERE THATYOU HAVE TO REMOVE."
  • 00:16:06.522 --> 00:16:07.289
  • YOU HAVE TO REMOVE."VICTORIA SAID, "OH, YEAH, I
  • 00:16:07.289 --> 00:16:08.791
  • VICTORIA SAID, "OH, YEAH, IFORGOT TO TAKE MY WATER
  • 00:16:08.791 --> 00:16:09.391
  • FORGOT TO TAKE MY WATEROUT."
  • 00:16:09.391 --> 00:16:10.659
  • OUT."WELL, I THOUGHT HE WAS ONLY
  • 00:16:10.659 --> 00:16:12.327
  • WELL, I THOUGHT HE WAS ONLYTALKING TO VICTORIA, SO I
  • 00:16:12.327 --> 00:16:13.429
  • TALKING TO VICTORIA, SO IJUST STOOD THERE AND DIDN'T
  • 00:16:13.429 --> 00:16:14.396
  • JUST STOOD THERE AND DIDN'TDO ANYTHING.
  • 00:16:14.396 --> 00:16:15.731
  • DO ANYTHING.YOU WOULD HAVE THOUGHT I HAD
  • 00:16:15.731 --> 00:16:17.599
  • YOU WOULD HAVE THOUGHT I HADCOMMITTED A MAJOR CRIME.
  • 00:16:17.599 --> 00:16:18.734
  • COMMITTED A MAJOR CRIME.HE WAS, LIKE, TOTALLY
  • 00:16:18.734 --> 00:16:19.668
  • HE WAS, LIKE, TOTALLYINSULTED.
  • 00:16:19.668 --> 00:16:20.836
  • INSULTED.HE PRACTICALLY SCREAMED,
  • 00:16:20.836 --> 00:16:22.805
  • HE PRACTICALLY SCREAMED,"SIR, WHAT ARE YOU DOING
  • 00:16:22.805 --> 00:16:23.939
  • "SIR, WHAT ARE YOU DOINGSTANDING THERE?
  • 00:16:23.939 --> 00:16:25.407
  • STANDING THERE?I TOLD YOU TO OPEN THE BAG,
  • 00:16:25.407 --> 00:16:26.141
  • I TOLD YOU TO OPEN THE BAG,AND DO IT NOW."
  • 00:16:26.141 --> 00:16:27.443
  • AND DO IT NOW."I THOUGHT, "MAN, HE'S GOT A
  • 00:16:27.443 --> 00:16:29.178
  • I THOUGHT, "MAN, HE'S GOT ABIG GARBAGE TRUCK," AND HE
  • 00:16:29.178 --> 00:16:30.879
  • BIG GARBAGE TRUCK," AND HEWAS FULL OF FRUSTRATION, FULL
  • 00:16:30.879 --> 00:16:32.915
  • WAS FULL OF FRUSTRATION, FULLOF STRESS, AND FULL OF A LOT
  • 00:16:32.915 --> 00:16:34.450
  • OF STRESS, AND FULL OF A LOTOF OTHER STUFF, BUT--I DIDN'T
  • 00:16:34.450 --> 00:16:35.284
  • OF OTHER STUFF, BUT--I DIDN'TSAY IT.
  • 00:16:35.284 --> 00:16:36.952
  • SAY IT.YOU JUST THOUGHT IT.
  • 00:16:36.952 --> 00:16:39.455
  • YOU JUST THOUGHT IT.BUT I TOOK CARE OF IT.
  • 00:16:39.455 --> 00:16:40.422
  • BUT I TOOK CARE OF IT.AS I PASSED BY HIM, I SAID,
  • 00:16:40.422 --> 00:16:41.290
  • AS I PASSED BY HIM, I SAID,"SORRY ABOUT THAT.
  • 00:16:41.290 --> 00:16:42.091
  • "SORRY ABOUT THAT.I THOUGHT YOU WERE JUST
  • 00:16:42.091 --> 00:16:43.225
  • I THOUGHT YOU WERE JUSTTALKING TO HER, AND HAVE A
  • 00:16:43.225 --> 00:16:44.159
  • TALKING TO HER, AND HAVE AGOOD DAY."
  • 00:16:44.159 --> 00:16:45.127
  • GOOD DAY."DIDN'T MEAN IT, BUT AT LEAST
  • 00:16:45.127 --> 00:16:48.197
  • DIDN'T MEAN IT, BUT AT LEASTI SAID IT, BUT I THOUGHT TO
  • 00:16:48.197 --> 00:16:49.832
  • I SAID IT, BUT I THOUGHT TOMYSELF, "I'M KEEPING MY LID
  • 00:16:49.832 --> 00:16:50.599
  • MYSELF, "I'M KEEPING MY LIDON.
  • 00:16:50.599 --> 00:16:52.234
  • ON.I DON'T NEED HIS GARBAGE.
  • 00:16:52.234 --> 00:16:53.869
  • I DON'T NEED HIS GARBAGE.I DON'T NEED THAT POISON."
  • 00:16:53.869 --> 00:16:55.370
  • I DON'T NEED THAT POISON."WE HAVE ENOUGH THINGS OF OUR
  • 00:16:55.370 --> 00:16:56.738
  • WE HAVE ENOUGH THINGS OF OUROWN TO DEAL WITH.
  • 00:16:56.738 --> 00:16:57.806
  • OWN TO DEAL WITH.YOU DON'T NEED SOMEBODY
  • 00:16:57.806 --> 00:16:59.374
  • YOU DON'T NEED SOMEBODYELSE'S BITTERNESS, THEIR SOUR
  • 00:16:59.374 --> 00:17:01.844
  • ELSE'S BITTERNESS, THEIR SOURATTITUDE, THEIR PRESSURE.
  • 00:17:01.844 --> 00:17:04.746
  • LET THOSE THINGS BOUNCE OFF
  • 00:17:06.181 --> 00:17:07.015
  • LET THOSE THINGS BOUNCE OFFOF YOU.
  • 00:17:07.015 --> 00:17:09.184
  • OF YOU.YOUR DESTINY IS TOO GREAT.
  • 00:17:09.184 --> 00:17:10.919
  • YOUR DESTINY IS TOO GREAT.YOUR TIME IS TOO IMPORTANT TO
  • 00:17:10.919 --> 00:17:12.654
  • YOUR TIME IS TOO IMPORTANT TOGO AROUND WEIGHED DOWN WITH
  • 00:17:12.654 --> 00:17:14.089
  • GO AROUND WEIGHED DOWN WITHOTHER PEOPLE'S GARBAGE.
  • 00:17:14.089 --> 00:17:14.890
  • OTHER PEOPLE'S GARBAGE.YOU CAN'T KEEP IT FROM
  • 00:17:14.890 --> 00:17:16.558
  • YOU CAN'T KEEP IT FROMCOMING, BUT YOU CAN KEEP IT
  • 00:17:16.558 --> 00:17:18.193
  • COMING, BUT YOU CAN KEEP ITFROM GETTING IN YOU, AND THE
  • 00:17:18.193 --> 00:17:20.095
  • FROM GETTING IN YOU, AND THELONGER I LIVE, THE MORE I
  • 00:17:20.095 --> 00:17:22.898
  • LONGER I LIVE, THE MORE IREALIZE HOW VALUABLE EACH DAY
  • 00:17:22.898 --> 00:17:23.499
  • REALIZE HOW VALUABLE EACH DAYIS.
  • 00:17:23.499 --> 00:17:24.533
  • IS.WE'RE NOT ALWAYS GOING TO BE
  • 00:17:24.533 --> 00:17:26.201
  • WE'RE NOT ALWAYS GOING TO BEHERE, AND IT'S EASY TO LIVE
  • 00:17:26.201 --> 00:17:28.770
  • HERE, AND IT'S EASY TO LIVEUPSET, OFFENDED, FRUSTRATED,
  • 00:17:28.770 --> 00:17:30.139
  • UPSET, OFFENDED, FRUSTRATED,BUT MOST OF THE THINGS THAT
  • 00:17:30.139 --> 00:17:31.840
  • BUT MOST OF THE THINGS THATARE UPSETTING US, IN THE BIG
  • 00:17:31.840 --> 00:17:33.275
  • ARE UPSETTING US, IN THE BIGPICTURE, THEY DON'T REALLY
  • 00:17:33.275 --> 00:17:34.376
  • PICTURE, THEY DON'T REALLYMATTER.
  • 00:17:34.376 --> 00:17:36.011
  • MATTER.TRAFFIC WAS BACKED UP, TOOK
  • 00:17:36.011 --> 00:17:37.179
  • TRAFFIC WAS BACKED UP, TOOKYOU AN HOUR TO GET HOME.
  • 00:17:37.179 --> 00:17:38.113
  • YOU AN HOUR TO GET HOME.SHOULD HAVE TAKEN YOU 30
  • 00:17:38.113 --> 00:17:38.914
  • SHOULD HAVE TAKEN YOU 30MINUTES.
  • 00:17:38.914 --> 00:17:40.449
  • MINUTES.IS THAT WORTH LOSING YOUR JOY
  • 00:17:40.449 --> 00:17:41.150
  • IS THAT WORTH LOSING YOUR JOYOVER?
  • 00:17:41.150 --> 00:17:42.985
  • OVER?YOU'RE ALIVE, YOU'RE HEALTHY.
  • 00:17:42.985 --> 00:17:43.919
  • YOU'RE ALIVE, YOU'RE HEALTHY.GOD'S GIVEN YOU BREATH TO
  • 00:17:43.919 --> 00:17:44.520
  • GOD'S GIVEN YOU BREATH TOBREATHE.
  • 00:17:44.520 --> 00:17:45.487
  • BREATHE.HE'S GIVEN YOU A FAMILY TO
  • 00:17:45.487 --> 00:17:46.989
  • HE'S GIVEN YOU A FAMILY TOLOVE.
  • 00:17:46.989 --> 00:17:48.524
  • LOVE.SOMEBODY WAS RUDE TO YOU.
  • 00:17:48.524 --> 00:17:49.391
  • SOMEBODY WAS RUDE TO YOU.THEY MADE YOU LOOK BAD.
  • 00:17:49.391 --> 00:17:50.626
  • THEY MADE YOU LOOK BAD.THEY SAID SOMETHING NEGATIVE.
  • 00:17:50.626 --> 00:17:52.294
  • THEY SAID SOMETHING NEGATIVE.IS THAT WORTH GOING AROUND
  • 00:17:52.294 --> 00:17:54.496
  • IS THAT WORTH GOING AROUNDOFFENDED, DISCOURAGED?
  • 00:17:54.496 --> 00:17:56.031
  • OFFENDED, DISCOURAGED?WHAT IF WE FOUND OUT WE ONLY
  • 00:17:56.031 --> 00:17:57.933
  • WHAT IF WE FOUND OUT WE ONLYHAD A MONTH TO LIVE?
  • 00:17:57.933 --> 00:17:59.234
  • HAD A MONTH TO LIVE?I WONDER HOW MANY THINGS
  • 00:17:59.234 --> 00:18:00.669
  • I WONDER HOW MANY THINGSWE'RE ALLOWING TO UPSET US
  • 00:18:00.669 --> 00:18:01.470
  • WE'RE ALLOWING TO UPSET USNOW.
  • 00:18:01.470 --> 00:18:02.838
  • NOW.IF WE FOUND OUT OUR TIME WAS
  • 00:18:02.838 --> 00:18:04.640
  • IF WE FOUND OUT OUR TIME WASLIMITED, WE WOULDN'T PAY
  • 00:18:04.640 --> 00:18:05.574
  • LIMITED, WE WOULDN'T PAYATTENTION TO IT.
  • 00:18:05.574 --> 00:18:07.476
  • ATTENTION TO IT.CAN I TELL YOU, OUR TIME IS
  • 00:18:07.476 --> 00:18:08.477
  • CAN I TELL YOU, OUR TIME ISLIMITED?
  • 00:18:08.477 --> 00:18:09.745
  • LIMITED?THE SCRIPTURE SAYS OUR LIFE
  • 00:18:09.745 --> 00:18:10.812
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS OUR LIFEIS LIKE A MIST.
  • 00:18:10.812 --> 00:18:12.114
  • IS LIKE A MIST.WE'RE HERE FOR A MOMENT, THEN
  • 00:18:12.114 --> 00:18:13.282
  • WE'RE HERE FOR A MOMENT, THENWE'RE GONE.
  • 00:18:13.282 --> 00:18:14.583
  • WE'RE GONE.THAT LITTLE QUIRK YOUR SPOUSE
  • 00:18:14.583 --> 00:18:15.951
  • THAT LITTLE QUIRK YOUR SPOUSEDOES THAT GETS ON YOUR
  • 00:18:15.951 --> 00:18:17.920
  • DOES THAT GETS ON YOURNERVES, IF WE KNEW WE WEREN'T
  • 00:18:17.920 --> 00:18:19.421
  • NERVES, IF WE KNEW WE WEREN'TGOING TO BE HERE IN A MONTH,
  • 00:18:19.421 --> 00:18:21.123
  • GOING TO BE HERE IN A MONTH,WE WOULDN'T LET IT BOTHER US.
  • 00:18:21.123 --> 00:18:22.291
  • WE WOULDN'T LET IT BOTHER US.WE WOULD FOCUS ON ALL THE
  • 00:18:22.291 --> 00:18:23.792
  • WE WOULD FOCUS ON ALL THETHINGS RIGHT, NOT ON THE FEW
  • 00:18:23.792 --> 00:18:25.160
  • THINGS RIGHT, NOT ON THE FEWTHINGS WRONG.
  • 00:18:25.160 --> 00:18:26.228
  • THINGS WRONG.WE WOULDN'T COMPLAIN ABOUT
  • 00:18:26.228 --> 00:18:27.529
  • WE WOULDN'T COMPLAIN ABOUTDRIVING IN TRAFFIC.
  • 00:18:27.529 --> 00:18:28.630
  • DRIVING IN TRAFFIC.WE'D BE HAPPY TO BE IN THE
  • 00:18:28.630 --> 00:18:29.364
  • WE'D BE HAPPY TO BE IN THETRAFFIC.
  • 00:18:29.364 --> 00:18:30.199
  • TRAFFIC.WE'RE ALIVE, WE'VE GOT
  • 00:18:30.199 --> 00:18:32.267
  • "WELL, I'VE GOT TO GO TO
  • 00:18:33.735 --> 00:18:34.336
  • "WELL, I'VE GOT TO GO TOWORK."
  • 00:18:34.336 --> 00:18:36.471
  • WORK."NOT ME, I GET TO GO TO WORK.
  • 00:18:36.471 --> 00:18:38.073
  • NOT ME, I GET TO GO TO WORK.SOME PEOPLE DON'T HAVE A JOB.
  • 00:18:38.073 --> 00:18:38.740
  • SOME PEOPLE DON'T HAVE A JOB.SOME PEOPLE ARE IN THE
  • 00:18:38.740 --> 00:18:39.508
  • SOME PEOPLE ARE IN THEHOSPITAL.
  • 00:18:39.508 --> 00:18:40.409
  • HOSPITAL.SOME PEOPLE AREN'T ABLE TO
  • 00:18:40.409 --> 00:18:41.009
  • SOME PEOPLE AREN'T ABLE TOWORK.
  • 00:18:41.009 --> 00:18:43.545
  • WORK.I'M GRATEFUL TO BE EMPLOYED.
  • 00:18:43.545 --> 00:18:44.479
  • I'M GRATEFUL TO BE EMPLOYED."WELL, IT'S SUNDAY.
  • 00:18:44.479 --> 00:18:46.315
  • "WELL, IT'S SUNDAY.I GOT TO GO TO CHURCH
  • 00:18:46.315 --> 00:18:46.915
  • I GOT TO GO TO CHURCHAGAIN."
  • 00:18:46.915 --> 00:18:47.950
  • AGAIN."NOT ME, I GET TO GO TO
  • 00:18:47.950 --> 00:18:48.650
  • NOT ME, I GET TO GO TOCHURCH.
  • 00:18:48.650 --> 00:18:49.751
  • CHURCH.GOD'S BEEN GOOD TO ME.
  • 00:18:49.751 --> 00:18:51.220
  • GOD'S BEEN GOOD TO ME.I'M GOING TO GO BACK AND SAY,
  • 00:18:51.220 --> 00:18:52.154
  • I'M GOING TO GO BACK AND SAY,"THANK YOU."
  • 00:18:52.154 --> 00:18:55.424
  • "THANK YOU.""NOT ONLY THAT, I GET TO GO
  • 00:18:55.424 --> 00:18:56.358
  • "NOT ONLY THAT, I GET TO GOTO LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:18:56.358 --> 00:18:59.161
  • GOOD-LOOKING MINISTER."
  • 00:19:00.128 --> 00:19:03.131
  • GOOD-LOOKING MINISTER.""WELL, JOEL, MY BOSS IS NOT
  • 00:19:03.131 --> 00:19:03.699
  • "WELL, JOEL, MY BOSS IS NOTFAIR.
  • 00:19:03.699 --> 00:19:04.700
  • FAIR.HE'S HARD TO GET ALONG WITH.
  • 00:19:04.700 --> 00:19:05.801
  • HE'S HARD TO GET ALONG WITH.THIS IS NOT THE POSITION THAT
  • 00:19:05.801 --> 00:19:06.702
  • THIS IS NOT THE POSITION THATI WANT."
  • 00:19:06.702 --> 00:19:08.103
  • I WANT."THE TRUTH IS, SOMEBODY WOULD
  • 00:19:08.103 --> 00:19:09.538
  • THE TRUTH IS, SOMEBODY WOULDLOVE TO HAVE YOUR JOB.
  • 00:19:09.538 --> 00:19:11.039
  • LOVE TO HAVE YOUR JOB.SOMEBODY WOULD GLADLY TRADE
  • 00:19:11.039 --> 00:19:12.040
  • SOMEBODY WOULD GLADLY TRADEPLACES WITH YOU.
  • 00:19:12.040 --> 00:19:13.508
  • PLACES WITH YOU.IT MAY NOT BE PERFECT, BUT
  • 00:19:13.508 --> 00:19:15.110
  • IT MAY NOT BE PERFECT, BUTKEEP THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:19:15.110 --> 00:19:17.379
  • KEEP THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.GOD'S BLESSED YOU WITH A JOB.
  • 00:19:17.379 --> 00:19:19.348
  • GOD'S BLESSED YOU WITH A JOB.DON'T LET IT SOUR YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:19:19.348 --> 00:19:21.216
  • DON'T LET IT SOUR YOUR LIFE.IF YOU WILL PASS THE TEST OF
  • 00:19:21.216 --> 00:19:22.985
  • IF YOU WILL PASS THE TEST OFBEING HAPPY WHERE YOU ARE,
  • 00:19:22.985 --> 00:19:24.553
  • BEING HAPPY WHERE YOU ARE,THEN GOD CAN OPEN SOME NEW
  • 00:19:24.553 --> 00:19:25.153
  • THEN GOD CAN OPEN SOME NEWDOORS.
  • 00:19:25.153 --> 00:19:26.355
  • DOORS.BUT IF YOU DON'T GET HAPPY
  • 00:19:26.355 --> 00:19:28.457
  • BUT IF YOU DON'T GET HAPPYTHERE, YOU PROBABLY WON'T GET
  • 00:19:28.457 --> 00:19:30.125
  • THERE, YOU PROBABLY WON'T GETTO WHERE YOU WANT TO BE, AND
  • 00:19:30.125 --> 00:19:31.260
  • TO WHERE YOU WANT TO BE, ANDYOUR BOSS MAY NOT BE FAIR.
  • 00:19:31.260 --> 00:19:32.427
  • YOUR BOSS MAY NOT BE FAIR.I'M NOT MAKING EXCUSES FOR
  • 00:19:32.427 --> 00:19:33.128
  • I'M NOT MAKING EXCUSES FORHIM.
  • 00:19:33.128 --> 00:19:35.063
  • HIM.I'M ASKING YOU TO QUIT GIVING
  • 00:19:35.063 --> 00:19:35.931
  • I'M ASKING YOU TO QUIT GIVINGHIM YOUR JOY.
  • 00:19:35.931 --> 00:19:37.566
  • HIM YOUR JOY.HE DOESN'T CONTROL YOUR
  • 00:19:37.566 --> 00:19:38.400
  • HE DOESN'T CONTROL YOURHAPPINESS.
  • 00:19:38.400 --> 00:19:40.369
  • HAPPINESS.YOU CONTROL YOUR HAPPINESS.
  • 00:19:40.369 --> 00:19:41.370
  • YOU CONTROL YOUR HAPPINESS.BUT IF YOU LET A GROUCHY
  • 00:19:41.370 --> 00:19:43.772
  • BUT IF YOU LET A GROUCHYBOSS, A GROUCHY NEIGHBOR, A
  • 00:19:43.772 --> 00:19:45.574
  • BOSS, A GROUCHY NEIGHBOR, ABITTER RELATIVE STEAL YOUR
  • 00:19:45.574 --> 00:19:46.575
  • BITTER RELATIVE STEAL YOURJOY, KEEP YOU FROM BEING
  • 00:19:46.575 --> 00:19:48.977
  • JOY, KEEP YOU FROM BEINGHAPPY, IT IS NOT THEIR FAULT.
  • 00:19:48.977 --> 00:19:50.212
  • HAPPY, IT IS NOT THEIR FAULT.IT IS YOUR FAULT.
  • 00:19:50.212 --> 00:19:51.647
  • IT IS YOUR FAULT.YOU ARE AS HAPPY AS YOU WANT
  • 00:19:51.647 --> 00:19:52.514
  • YOU ARE AS HAPPY AS YOU WANTTO BE.
  • 00:19:52.514 --> 00:19:53.515
  • TO BE.YOU HAVE TO PUT YOUR FOOT
  • 00:19:53.515 --> 00:19:55.217
  • DAY THE LORD HAD MADE.
  • 00:19:56.885 --> 00:19:58.587
  • DAY THE LORD HAD MADE.I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE SOUR,
  • 00:19:58.587 --> 00:20:00.489
  • I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE SOUR,DEFEATED, AND DEPRESSED.
  • 00:20:00.489 --> 00:20:01.690
  • DEFEATED, AND DEPRESSED.I AM NOT GOING TO LET WHAT
  • 00:20:01.690 --> 00:20:03.525
  • I AM NOT GOING TO LET WHATPEOPLE DO OR DON'T DO, WHAT
  • 00:20:03.525 --> 00:20:05.260
  • PEOPLE DO OR DON'T DO, WHATTHEY SAY OR DON'T SAY, WHAT I
  • 00:20:05.260 --> 00:20:07.562
  • THEY SAY OR DON'T SAY, WHAT IHAVE OR NOT HAVE KEEP ME FROM
  • 00:20:07.562 --> 00:20:08.563
  • HAVE OR NOT HAVE KEEP ME FROMBEING HAPPY.
  • 00:20:08.563 --> 00:20:09.831
  • BEING HAPPY.I'VE MADE UP MY MIND.
  • 00:20:09.831 --> 00:20:10.999
  • I'VE MADE UP MY MIND.I'M GOING TO ENJOY THIS
  • 00:20:10.999 --> 00:20:11.967
  • I'M GOING TO ENJOY THISDAY."
  • 00:20:11.967 --> 00:20:13.735
  • DAY."IT DISHONORS GOD TO GO
  • 00:20:13.735 --> 00:20:15.003
  • IT DISHONORS GOD TO GOTHROUGH THE DAY UPSET,
  • 00:20:15.003 --> 00:20:16.772
  • THROUGH THE DAY UPSET,FRUSTRATED, BITTER.
  • 00:20:16.772 --> 00:20:18.307
  • FRUSTRATED, BITTER.GOD GAVE YOU BREATH TO BE
  • 00:20:18.307 --> 00:20:19.107
  • GOD GAVE YOU BREATH TO BEHERE.
  • 00:20:19.107 --> 00:20:20.609
  • HERE.HE COULD HAVE CHOSEN ANYONE,
  • 00:20:20.609 --> 00:20:22.177
  • HE COULD HAVE CHOSEN ANYONE,BUT HE CHOSE YOU, AND HE
  • 00:20:22.177 --> 00:20:23.278
  • BUT HE CHOSE YOU, AND HECHOSE ME.
  • 00:20:23.278 --> 00:20:25.247
  • CHOSE ME.ONE WAY WE HONOR GOD IS BY
  • 00:20:25.247 --> 00:20:27.282
  • ONE WAY WE HONOR GOD IS BYBEING HAPPY, LIVING GRATEFUL,
  • 00:20:27.282 --> 00:20:28.550
  • BEING HAPPY, LIVING GRATEFUL,HAVING A GOOD ATTITUDE,
  • 00:20:28.550 --> 00:20:29.651
  • HAVING A GOOD ATTITUDE,SEEING THE BEST IN LIFE.
  • 00:20:29.651 --> 00:20:31.820
  • SEEING THE BEST IN LIFE.A COUPLE OF MONTHS OF AGO, I
  • 00:20:31.820 --> 00:20:33.021
  • A COUPLE OF MONTHS OF AGO, IWAS DRIVING TO THE OFFICE
  • 00:20:33.021 --> 00:20:34.423
  • WAS DRIVING TO THE OFFICEDURING THE WEEK TO MEET SOME
  • 00:20:34.423 --> 00:20:36.525
  • DURING THE WEEK TO MEET SOMEPEOPLE, AND I WAS IN A HURRY.
  • 00:20:36.525 --> 00:20:38.093
  • PEOPLE, AND I WAS IN A HURRY.I HAD LEFT A LITTLE BIT LATE,
  • 00:20:38.093 --> 00:20:39.428
  • I HAD LEFT A LITTLE BIT LATE,BUT I KNEW I COULD STILL MAKE
  • 00:20:39.428 --> 00:20:40.729
  • BUT I KNEW I COULD STILL MAKEIT ON TIME IF I DIDN'T HAVE
  • 00:20:40.729 --> 00:20:42.364
  • IT ON TIME IF I DIDN'T HAVEANY DELAYS, AND I HAD DRIVEN
  • 00:20:42.364 --> 00:20:44.232
  • ANY DELAYS, AND I HAD DRIVENTHIS ROUTE A THOUSAND TIMES.
  • 00:20:44.232 --> 00:20:45.834
  • THIS ROUTE A THOUSAND TIMES.I WAS ALMOST HERE, A FEW
  • 00:20:45.834 --> 00:20:47.102
  • I WAS ALMOST HERE, A FEWBLOCKS AWAY, STOPPED AT THE
  • 00:20:47.102 --> 00:20:48.003
  • BLOCKS AWAY, STOPPED AT THEINTERSECTION.
  • 00:20:48.003 --> 00:20:50.005
  • INTERSECTION.I WAS IN THE LEFT TURN LANE.
  • 00:20:50.005 --> 00:20:51.907
  • I WAS IN THE LEFT TURN LANE.THIS LIGHT IS VERY SHORT.
  • 00:20:51.907 --> 00:20:53.442
  • THIS LIGHT IS VERY SHORT.YOU HAVE TO STAY RIGHT BEHIND
  • 00:20:53.442 --> 00:20:54.843
  • YOU HAVE TO STAY RIGHT BEHINDTHE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU TO
  • 00:20:54.843 --> 00:20:56.611
  • THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU TOTRIGGER IT TO STAY GREEN.
  • 00:20:56.611 --> 00:20:57.946
  • TRIGGER IT TO STAY GREEN.WELL, I WAS THE THIRD CAR
  • 00:20:57.946 --> 00:20:59.181
  • WELL, I WAS THE THIRD CARBACK WAITING.
  • 00:20:59.181 --> 00:21:00.615
  • BACK WAITING.THE PROBLEM WAS, THE CAR IN
  • 00:21:00.615 --> 00:21:02.751
  • THE PROBLEM WAS, THE CAR INFRONT OF ME LEFT ABOUT TWO
  • 00:21:02.751 --> 00:21:04.686
  • FRONT OF ME LEFT ABOUT TWOCAR LENGTHS BETWEEN IT AND
  • 00:21:04.686 --> 00:21:05.687
  • CAR LENGTHS BETWEEN IT ANDTHE FIRST CAR.
  • 00:21:05.687 --> 00:21:07.289
  • THE FIRST CAR.THERE WAS THIS HUGE GAP.
  • 00:21:07.289 --> 00:21:08.390
  • THERE WAS THIS HUGE GAP.THE LIGHT TURNED GREEN JUST
  • 00:21:08.390 --> 00:21:08.990
  • THE LIGHT TURNED GREEN JUSTLIKE I THOUGHT.
  • 00:21:08.990 --> 00:21:10.525
  • LIKE I THOUGHT.THE FIRST CAR WENT THROUGH,
  • 00:21:10.525 --> 00:21:12.227
  • THE FIRST CAR WENT THROUGH,TURNED RED BEFORE THE SECOND
  • 00:21:12.227 --> 00:21:13.295
  • TURNED RED BEFORE THE SECONDCAR COULD MAKE IT.
  • 00:21:13.295 --> 00:21:14.996
  • CAR COULD MAKE IT.I COULD FEEL MYSELF STARTING
  • 00:21:14.996 --> 00:21:15.597
  • I COULD FEEL MYSELF STARTINGTO GET UPTIGHT.
  • 00:21:15.597 --> 00:21:17.466
  • TO GET UPTIGHT.I HEARD THAT VOICE SAYING,
  • 00:21:17.466 --> 00:21:18.934
  • I HEARD THAT VOICE SAYING,"JOEL, KEEP YOUR CALM.
  • 00:21:18.934 --> 00:21:19.534
  • "JOEL, KEEP YOUR CALM.KEEP YOUR JOY."
  • 00:21:19.534 --> 00:21:20.669
  • KEEP YOUR JOY."I THOUGHT, "I DON'T WANT TO
  • 00:21:20.669 --> 00:21:21.903
  • I THOUGHT, "I DON'T WANT TOHEAR ONE OF MY MESSAGES RIGHT
  • 00:21:21.903 --> 00:21:22.504
  • HEAR ONE OF MY MESSAGES RIGHTNOW.
  • 00:21:22.504 --> 00:21:23.105
  • NOW.I'M IN A HURRY."
  • 00:21:23.105 --> 00:21:25.173
  • I'M IN A HURRY."WE SAT THERE WAITING FOR A
  • 00:21:25.173 --> 00:21:26.308
  • WE SAT THERE WAITING FOR ACOUPLE OF MINUTES, AND IT
  • 00:21:26.308 --> 00:21:27.876
  • COUPLE OF MINUTES, AND ITSEEMED LIKE AN HOUR, AND
  • 00:21:27.876 --> 00:21:29.211
  • SEEMED LIKE AN HOUR, ANDABOUT THAT TIME, THE LADY IN
  • 00:21:29.211 --> 00:21:30.779
  • ABOUT THAT TIME, THE LADY INTHE CAR IN FRONT OF ME GOT
  • 00:21:30.779 --> 00:21:32.047
  • THE CAR IN FRONT OF ME GOTOUT AND STARTED WALKING
  • 00:21:32.047 --> 00:21:33.382
  • OUT AND STARTED WALKINGTOWARD THE BACK.
  • 00:21:33.382 --> 00:21:34.082
  • TOWARD THE BACK.I THOUGHT SHE WAS GOING TO
  • 00:21:34.082 --> 00:21:34.883
  • I THOUGHT SHE WAS GOING TOGET SOMETHING OUT OF HER
  • 00:21:34.883 --> 00:21:36.017
  • GET SOMETHING OUT OF HERTRUNK REAL QUICK.
  • 00:21:36.017 --> 00:21:37.452
  • TRUNK REAL QUICK.SHE CAME OVER TO ME.
  • 00:21:37.452 --> 00:21:38.620
  • SHE CAME OVER TO ME.I ROLLED DOWN THE WINDOW, AND
  • 00:21:38.620 --> 00:21:42.924
  • I ROLLED DOWN THE WINDOW, ANDSHE SAID, "ARE YOU JOEL?"
  • 00:21:42.924 --> 00:21:43.725
  • SHE SAID, "ARE YOU JOEL?"I WANTED TO SAY, "NO, I'M
  • 00:21:43.725 --> 00:21:46.128
  • I WANTED TO SAY, "NO, I'MFRED."
  • 00:21:46.128 --> 00:21:47.896
  • FRED."I SAID, "YES, I AM."
  • 00:21:47.896 --> 00:21:48.797
  • I SAID, "YES, I AM."OUT OF THE CORNER OF MY EYE,
  • 00:21:48.797 --> 00:21:49.831
  • OUT OF THE CORNER OF MY EYE,I SAW THE LIGHT GO GREEN,
  • 00:21:49.831 --> 00:21:51.400
  • I SAW THE LIGHT GO GREEN,BACK TO RED.
  • 00:21:51.400 --> 00:21:53.602
  • BACK TO RED.WE MISSED ANOTHER ONE.
  • 00:21:53.602 --> 00:21:54.703
  • WE MISSED ANOTHER ONE.SHE SAID, "I LOVE YOU.
  • 00:21:54.703 --> 00:21:56.271
  • SHE SAID, "I LOVE YOU.I WATCH YOU ON TELEVISION.
  • 00:21:56.271 --> 00:21:57.239
  • I WATCH YOU ON TELEVISION.I HAVE ALL YOUR BOOKS.
  • 00:21:57.239 --> 00:21:59.040
  • I HAVE ALL YOUR BOOKS.WOULD YOU SIGN ONE FOR ME?"
  • 00:21:59.040 --> 00:22:01.710
  • WOULD YOU SIGN ONE FOR ME?"I SAID, "YOU MEAN, LIKE,
  • 00:22:01.710 --> 00:22:02.310
  • I SAID, "YOU MEAN, LIKE,NOW?"
  • 00:22:02.310 --> 00:22:04.346
  • NOW?"SHE SAID, "YEAH, I GOT IT IN
  • 00:22:04.346 --> 00:22:04.946
  • SHE SAID, "YEAH, I GOT IT INMY CAR.
  • 00:22:04.946 --> 00:22:05.747
  • MY CAR.I CAN GET IT REAL QUICK."
  • 00:22:05.747 --> 00:22:06.982
  • I CAN GET IT REAL QUICK."I SAID, "I'D LOVE TO SIGN
  • 00:22:06.982 --> 00:22:08.216
  • I SAID, "I'D LOVE TO SIGNYOUR BOOK IN THE MIDDLE OF AN
  • 00:22:08.216 --> 00:22:10.185
  • YOUR BOOK IN THE MIDDLE OF ANINTERSECTION."
  • 00:22:10.185 --> 00:22:11.453
  • INTERSECTION."BY NOW, PEOPLE WERE HONKING.
  • 00:22:11.453 --> 00:22:12.854
  • BY NOW, PEOPLE WERE HONKING.IT WASN'T JUST ME.
  • 00:22:12.854 --> 00:22:14.356
  • IT WASN'T JUST ME.EVERYBODY HAD LOST THEIR JOY.
  • 00:22:14.356 --> 00:22:17.392
  • EVERYBODY HAD LOST THEIR JOY.I SIGNED HER BOOK, MADE IT TO
  • 00:22:17.392 --> 00:22:18.827
  • I SIGNED HER BOOK, MADE IT TOTHE OFFICE ABOUT TEN MINUTES
  • 00:22:18.827 --> 00:22:19.394
  • THE OFFICE ABOUT TEN MINUTESLATE.
  • 00:22:19.394 --> 00:22:20.629
  • LATE.PROBLEM IS, I FORGOT MY KEY
  • 00:22:20.629 --> 00:22:21.596
  • PROBLEM IS, I FORGOT MY KEYFOB TO GET IN.
  • 00:22:21.596 --> 00:22:23.565
  • FOB TO GET IN.I KNOCKED ON THE DOOR AND
  • 00:22:23.565 --> 00:22:25.367
  • I KNOCKED ON THE DOOR ANDKNOCKED, NOBODY ANSWERED, AND
  • 00:22:25.367 --> 00:22:26.568
  • KNOCKED, NOBODY ANSWERED, ANDCALLED A STAFF MEMBER.
  • 00:22:26.568 --> 00:22:27.702
  • CALLED A STAFF MEMBER.IT WENT TO VOICEMAIL.
  • 00:22:27.702 --> 00:22:29.037
  • IT WENT TO VOICEMAIL.IT NEVER GOES TO VOICEMAIL.
  • 00:22:29.037 --> 00:22:30.205
  • IT NEVER GOES TO VOICEMAIL.CALLED ANOTHER ONE, ANOTHER
  • 00:22:30.205 --> 00:22:30.806
  • CALLED ANOTHER ONE, ANOTHERONE.
  • 00:22:30.806 --> 00:22:31.807
  • ONE.HOT OUTSIDE, AND TEN MINUTES
  • 00:22:31.807 --> 00:22:32.908
  • HOT OUTSIDE, AND TEN MINUTESLATER, WHEN I FINALLY GOT IN,
  • 00:22:32.908 --> 00:22:33.842
  • LATER, WHEN I FINALLY GOT IN,I WAS JUST DRIPPING WITH
  • 00:22:33.842 --> 00:22:34.409
  • I WAS JUST DRIPPING WITHSWEAT.
  • 00:22:34.409 --> 00:22:35.544
  • SWEAT.HAD MY MEETING, ALL WENT
  • 00:22:35.544 --> 00:22:36.344
  • HAD MY MEETING, ALL WENTWELL.
  • 00:22:36.344 --> 00:22:37.746
  • WELL.LATER THAT NIGHT, I WENT UP
  • 00:22:37.746 --> 00:22:39.080
  • LATER THAT NIGHT, I WENT UPTO THE HOSPITAL TO VISIT A
  • 00:22:39.080 --> 00:22:40.248
  • TO THE HOSPITAL TO VISIT AFRIEND THAT'S FIGHTING
  • 00:22:40.248 --> 00:22:40.982
  • FRIEND THAT'S FIGHTINGCANCER.
  • 00:22:40.982 --> 00:22:42.684
  • CANCER.IT'S A SERIOUS SITUATION, AND
  • 00:22:42.684 --> 00:22:44.019
  • IT'S A SERIOUS SITUATION, ANDWE HAD TIME TO PRAY TOGETHER,
  • 00:22:44.019 --> 00:22:45.854
  • WE HAD TIME TO PRAY TOGETHER,AND ON THE WAY OUT, I PRAYED
  • 00:22:45.854 --> 00:22:47.322
  • AND ON THE WAY OUT, I PRAYEDWITH SEVERAL OTHER FAMILIES
  • 00:22:47.322 --> 00:22:49.124
  • WITH SEVERAL OTHER FAMILIESWHERE THEY HAD LOVED ONES,
  • 00:22:49.124 --> 00:22:50.158
  • WHERE THEY HAD LOVED ONES,DIDN'T LOOK GOOD.
  • 00:22:50.158 --> 00:22:51.893
  • DIDN'T LOOK GOOD.THEY WERE VERY CONCERNED.
  • 00:22:51.893 --> 00:22:53.628
  • THEY WERE VERY CONCERNED.I LEFT THERE WITH A DIFFERENT
  • 00:22:53.628 --> 00:22:54.563
  • I LEFT THERE WITH A DIFFERENTPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:22:54.563 --> 00:22:55.931
  • PERSPECTIVE.I HAD BEEN FRUSTRATED THAT
  • 00:22:55.931 --> 00:22:58.099
  • I HAD BEEN FRUSTRATED THATDAY BY DELAYS, BY TRAFFIC, BY
  • 00:22:58.099 --> 00:22:59.301
  • DAY BY DELAYS, BY TRAFFIC, BYNOT HAVING KEYS.
  • 00:22:59.301 --> 00:23:00.969
  • NOT HAVING KEYS.I REALIZED THOSE WERE SMALL
  • 00:23:00.969 --> 00:23:01.837
  • I REALIZED THOSE WERE SMALLTHINGS.
  • 00:23:01.837 --> 00:23:03.405
  • THINGS.THAT WASN'T WORTH LOSING MY
  • 00:23:03.405 --> 00:23:04.506
  • THAT WASN'T WORTH LOSING MYJOY OVER.
  • 00:23:04.506 --> 00:23:05.907
  • JOY OVER.I WASN'T BELIEVING FOR A
  • 00:23:05.907 --> 00:23:07.175
  • I WASN'T BELIEVING FOR ALOVED ONE TO MAKE IT.
  • 00:23:07.175 --> 00:23:08.577
  • LOVED ONE TO MAKE IT.IN THE BIG PICTURE, WHAT WAS
  • 00:23:08.577 --> 00:23:10.278
  • IN THE BIG PICTURE, WHAT WASFRUSTRATING ME REALLY DIDN'T
  • 00:23:10.278 --> 00:23:11.146
  • FRUSTRATING ME REALLY DIDN'TMATTER.
  • 00:23:11.146 --> 00:23:12.814
  • MATTER.I WONDER IF YOU'RE DOING LIKE
  • 00:23:12.814 --> 00:23:14.950
  • I WONDER IF YOU'RE DOING LIKEME, LETTING INSIGNIFICANT
  • 00:23:14.950 --> 00:23:15.951
  • ME, LETTING INSIGNIFICANTTHINGS STEAL YOUR JOY.
  • 00:23:15.951 --> 00:23:17.986
  • THINGS STEAL YOUR JOY.TRAFFIC, NEGATIVE COMMENTS,
  • 00:23:17.986 --> 00:23:19.554
  • TRAFFIC, NEGATIVE COMMENTS,YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING,
  • 00:23:19.554 --> 00:23:20.889
  • YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING,KEEP IT IN PERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:23:20.889 --> 00:23:22.357
  • KEEP IT IN PERSPECTIVE.THAT'S NOT WORTH LOSING YOUR
  • 00:23:22.357 --> 00:23:23.425
  • THAT'S NOT WORTH LOSING YOURJOY OVER.
  • 00:23:23.425 --> 00:23:24.526
  • JOY OVER.DON'T LET THE SMALL
  • 00:23:24.526 --> 00:23:26.461
  • DON'T LET THE SMALLINSIGNIFICANT THINGS KEEP YOU
  • 00:23:26.461 --> 00:23:28.430
  • INSIGNIFICANT THINGS KEEP YOUFROM SEEING THE GIFT OF THIS
  • 00:23:28.430 --> 00:23:29.531
  • FROM SEEING THE GIFT OF THISDAY.
  • 00:23:29.531 --> 00:23:30.932
  • DAY.IN THE SCRIPTURE, HABAKKUK
  • 00:23:30.932 --> 00:23:32.367
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, HABAKKUKSAID IT THIS WAY: "THOUGH THE
  • 00:23:32.367 --> 00:23:34.336
  • SAID IT THIS WAY: "THOUGH THEFIG TREE DOES NOT BLOSSOM AND
  • 00:23:34.336 --> 00:23:35.971
  • FIG TREE DOES NOT BLOSSOM ANDTHERE BE NO FOOD ON THE VINE,
  • 00:23:35.971 --> 00:23:37.405
  • THERE BE NO FOOD ON THE VINE,THOUGH MY OLIVE CROPS FAIL
  • 00:23:37.405 --> 00:23:38.974
  • THOUGH MY OLIVE CROPS FAILAND MY FIELDS PRODUCE NO
  • 00:23:38.974 --> 00:23:40.242
  • AND MY FIELDS PRODUCE NOFOOD, THOUGH THERE ARE NO
  • 00:23:40.242 --> 00:23:41.543
  • FOOD, THOUGH THERE ARE NOSHEEP IN THE PEN, THOUGH
  • 00:23:41.543 --> 00:23:42.644
  • SHEEP IN THE PEN, THOUGHTHERE ARE NO CATTLE IN THE
  • 00:23:42.644 --> 00:23:44.012
  • THERE ARE NO CATTLE IN THESTALLS, WHAT AM I GOING TO
  • 00:23:44.012 --> 00:23:44.579
  • STALLS, WHAT AM I GOING TODO?
  • 00:23:44.579 --> 00:23:46.314
  • DO?GET DEPRESSED, COMPLAIN, FEEL
  • 00:23:46.314 --> 00:23:47.516
  • GET DEPRESSED, COMPLAIN, FEELSORRY FOR MYSELF?"
  • 00:23:47.516 --> 00:23:49.784
  • IN THE LORD.
  • 00:23:50.819 --> 00:23:52.721
  • IN THE LORD.I WILL BE JOYFUL IN THE GOD
  • 00:23:52.721 --> 00:23:53.388
  • I WILL BE JOYFUL IN THE GODOF MY SALVATION."
  • 00:23:53.388 --> 00:23:55.390
  • OF MY SALVATION."HE WAS SAYING, "EVERYTHING'S
  • 00:23:55.390 --> 00:23:56.892
  • HE WAS SAYING, "EVERYTHING'SCOME AGAINST ME.
  • 00:23:56.892 --> 00:23:58.426
  • COME AGAINST ME.HAD BAD BREAKS.
  • 00:23:58.426 --> 00:23:59.461
  • HAD BAD BREAKS.BUSINESS IS DOWN.
  • 00:23:59.461 --> 00:24:00.729
  • BUSINESS IS DOWN.MY INCOME IS LOW.
  • 00:24:00.729 --> 00:24:01.997
  • MY INCOME IS LOW.SURELY THAT'S A REASON TO BE
  • 00:24:01.997 --> 00:24:02.998
  • SURELY THAT'S A REASON TO BEDISCOURAGED.
  • 00:24:02.998 --> 00:24:04.165
  • DISCOURAGED.SURELY I CAN GO AROUND
  • 00:24:04.165 --> 00:24:04.966
  • SURELY I CAN GO AROUNDSOUR."
  • 00:24:04.966 --> 00:24:06.334
  • SOUR."HIS ATTITUDE WAS, "NO, I'M
  • 00:24:06.334 --> 00:24:07.669
  • HIS ATTITUDE WAS, "NO, I'MNOT GIVING AWAY MY JOY.
  • 00:24:07.669 --> 00:24:09.371
  • NOT GIVING AWAY MY JOY.I'M GOING TO REJOICE IN THE
  • 00:24:09.371 --> 00:24:11.473
  • I'M GOING TO REJOICE IN THEGOD OF MY SALVATION.
  • 00:24:11.473 --> 00:24:12.474
  • GOD OF MY SALVATION."SALVATION" MEANS
  • 00:24:12.474 --> 00:24:14.142
  • "SALVATION" MEANS"DELIVERANCE," AND WHEN YOU
  • 00:24:14.142 --> 00:24:16.077
  • "DELIVERANCE," AND WHEN YOUSTAY FULL OF JOY DESPITE WHAT
  • 00:24:16.077 --> 00:24:17.445
  • STAY FULL OF JOY DESPITE WHATCOMES AGAINST YOU, GOD IS
  • 00:24:17.445 --> 00:24:19.314
  • COMES AGAINST YOU, GOD ISSAYING, "SALVATION IS COMING.
  • 00:24:19.314 --> 00:24:20.482
  • SAYING, "SALVATION IS COMING.TURN AROUNDS ARE COMING.
  • 00:24:20.482 --> 00:24:21.550
  • TURN AROUNDS ARE COMING.HEALING IS COMING.
  • 00:24:21.550 --> 00:24:22.417
  • HEALING IS COMING.INCREASE IS COMING.
  • 00:24:22.417 --> 00:24:24.119
  • INCREASE IS COMING.VICTORY IS COMING."
  • 00:24:24.119 --> 00:24:25.754
  • VICTORY IS COMING."I'M ASKING YOU TO KEEP YOUR
  • 00:24:25.754 --> 00:24:26.688
  • I'M ASKING YOU TO KEEP YOURJOY.
  • 00:24:26.688 --> 00:24:27.622
  • JOY.LIFE IS GOING TO THROW US
  • 00:24:27.622 --> 00:24:28.557
  • LIFE IS GOING TO THROW USSOME CURVES.
  • 00:24:28.557 --> 00:24:29.157
  • SOME CURVES.THERE WILL BE
  • 00:24:29.157 --> 00:24:30.225
  • THERE WILL BEDISAPPOINTMENTS, THINGS THAT
  • 00:24:30.225 --> 00:24:31.226
  • DISAPPOINTMENTS, THINGS THATARE NOT FAIR.
  • 00:24:31.226 --> 00:24:32.260
  • ARE NOT FAIR.THAT'S WHEN YOU HAVE TO SAY,
  • 00:24:32.260 --> 00:24:34.963
  • THAT'S WHEN YOU HAVE TO SAY,LIKE HIM, "YET WILL I REJOICE
  • 00:24:34.963 --> 00:24:35.964
  • LIKE HIM, "YET WILL I REJOICEIN THE LORD."
  • 00:24:35.964 --> 00:24:37.365
  • IN THE LORD."WE SHOULD MAKE THIS DECISION
  • 00:24:37.365 --> 00:24:39.000
  • WE SHOULD MAKE THIS DECISIONEVERY MORNING, "I WILL BE
  • 00:24:39.000 --> 00:24:40.735
  • EVERY MORNING, "I WILL BEJOYFUL TODAY."
  • 00:24:40.735 --> 00:24:42.070
  • JOYFUL TODAY."DECIDE AHEAD OF TIME THAT
  • 00:24:42.070 --> 00:24:42.837
  • DECIDE AHEAD OF TIME THATYOU'RE GOING TO ENJOY THE
  • 00:24:42.837 --> 00:24:43.538
  • YOU'RE GOING TO ENJOY THEDAY.
  • 00:24:43.538 --> 00:24:44.973
  • DAY.WHEN SOMEBODY DUMPS A LOAD ON
  • 00:24:44.973 --> 00:24:46.808
  • WHEN SOMEBODY DUMPS A LOAD ONYOU, WHEN THEY'RE RUDE, KEEP
  • 00:24:46.808 --> 00:24:47.409
  • YOU, WHEN THEY'RE RUDE, KEEPYOUR LID ON.
  • 00:24:47.409 --> 00:24:49.244
  • YOUR LID ON.YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GET UPSET,
  • 00:24:49.244 --> 00:24:50.545
  • YOU'RE TEMPTED TO GET UPSET,REMIND YOURSELF, "YOU HAVE
  • 00:24:50.545 --> 00:24:52.514
  • REMIND YOURSELF, "YOU HAVETHE POWER TO REMAIN CALM."
  • 00:24:52.514 --> 00:24:54.316
  • THE POWER TO REMAIN CALM."IF YOU'LL DO THIS, I BELIEVE
  • 00:24:54.316 --> 00:24:56.051
  • GOING TO ENJOY YOUR LIFE
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  • GOING TO ENJOY YOUR LIFEMORE, BUT YOU'RE GOING TO BE
  • 00:24:58.653 --> 00:25:00.188
  • MORE, BUT YOU'RE GOING TO BEFREE FROM UNNECESSARY
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  • FREE FROM UNNECESSARYFRUSTRATION, BITTERNESS,
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  • FRUSTRATION, BITTERNESS,ANGER.
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  • ANGER.YOU'RE GOING TO RISE HIGHER,
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  • YOU'RE GOING TO RISE HIGHER,LIVE HAPPIER, AND REACH THE
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  • LIVE HAPPIER, AND REACH THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY, IN
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  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY, INJESUS'S NAME, AND IF YOU
  • 00:25:08.697 --> 00:25:10.365
  • JESUS'S NAME, AND IF YOURECEIVE IT, WILL YOU SAY,
  • 00:25:10.365 --> 00:25:12.701
  • RECEIVE IT, WILL YOU SAY,"AMEN," TODAY?
  • 00:25:12.701 --> 00:25:13.702
  • "AMEN," TODAY?I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:25:13.702 --> 00:25:15.103
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THE
  • 00:25:15.103 --> 00:25:16.371
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THELORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:16.371 --> 00:25:17.672
  • LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:17.672 --> 00:25:20.342
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY: "LORD JESUS,
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  • JUST SAY: "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:22.477 --> 00:25:24.346
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:24.346 --> 00:25:25.614
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND
  • 00:25:25.614 --> 00:25:26.181
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD ANDSAVIOR."
  • 00:25:26.181 --> 00:25:28.149
  • SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:28.149 --> 00:25:29.618
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOT
  • 00:25:29.618 --> 00:25:30.619
  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:30.619 --> 00:25:31.753
  • BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
  • 00:25:31.753 --> 00:25:33.188
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH AND KEEP GOD FIRST
  • 00:25:33.188 --> 00:25:33.788
  • CHURCH AND KEEP GOD FIRSTPLACE.
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  • PLACE.VICTORIA AND I
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  • VICTORIA AND IWILL BE RIGHT BACK TO
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  • .
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  • .>ANNCR: THIS DECEMBER, AS A
  • 00:25:38.627 --> 00:25:39.594
  • >ANNCR: THIS DECEMBER, AS ATHANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
  • 00:25:39.594 --> 00:25:40.929
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORTOF OUR MINISTRY, JOEL AND
  • 00:25:40.929 --> 00:25:42.130
  • OF OUR MINISTRY, JOEL ANDVICTORIA WOULD LIKE TO SEND
  • 00:25:42.130 --> 00:25:43.365
  • SERIES, "TRUSTING GOD EVEN
  • 00:25:45.367 --> 00:25:47.435
  • SERIES, "TRUSTING GOD EVENWHEN YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND".
  • 00:25:47.435 --> 00:25:48.503
  • THROUGH, THIS SERIES WILL
  • 00:25:49.804 --> 00:25:50.939
  • THROUGH, THIS SERIES WILLCHALLENGE YOU TO KEEP YOUR
  • 00:25:50.939 --> 00:25:52.307
  • CHALLENGE YOU TO KEEP YOUREYES ON GOD'S WORD AND HIS
  • 00:25:52.307 --> 00:25:54.109
  • EYES ON GOD'S WORD AND HISPROMISES.
  • 00:25:54.109 --> 00:25:54.843
  • PROMISES.>VICTORIA: GOD HAS A BRIGHT
  • 00:25:54.843 --> 00:25:56.177
  • >VICTORIA: GOD HAS A BRIGHTFUTURE IN STORE FOR YOU.
  • 00:25:56.177 --> 00:25:57.412
  • FUTURE IN STORE FOR YOU.BUT ALONG THE WAY, THERE
  • 00:25:57.412 --> 00:25:58.413
  • BUT ALONG THE WAY, THEREWILL BE THINGS YOU DON'T
  • 00:25:58.413 --> 00:25:59.648
  • WILL BE THINGS YOU DON'TUNDERSTAND.
  • 00:25:59.648 --> 00:26:00.882
  • UNDERSTAND.IT'S EASY TO GET DISCOURAGED
  • 00:26:00.882 --> 00:26:01.916
  • IT'S EASY TO GET DISCOURAGEDBUT GOD IS WORKING BEHIND
  • 00:26:01.916 --> 00:26:02.884
  • BUT GOD IS WORKING BEHINDTHE SCENES.
  • 00:26:02.884 --> 00:26:03.685
  • THE SCENES.HE'S GOING TO CONNECT THE
  • 00:26:03.685 --> 00:26:05.086
  • HE'S GOING TO CONNECT THEDOTS AND MAKE IT ALL WORK
  • 00:26:05.086 --> 00:26:06.287
  • DOTS AND MAKE IT ALL WORKOUT FOR YOUR GOOD.
  • 00:26:06.287 --> 00:26:07.022
  • OUT FOR YOUR GOOD.>JOEL: IT MAY NOT MAKE SENSE
  • 00:26:07.022 --> 00:26:08.123
  • >JOEL: IT MAY NOT MAKE SENSEYET, BUT ONE DAY YOU'RE
  • 00:26:08.123 --> 00:26:09.224
  • YET, BUT ONE DAY YOU'REGOING TO SEE WHAT GOD WAS
  • 00:26:09.224 --> 00:26:10.725
  • GOING TO SEE WHAT GOD WASUP TO. REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.
  • 00:26:10.725 --> 00:26:11.993
  • UP TO. REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.IT WILL HELP YOU TO STAY IN
  • 00:26:11.993 --> 00:26:13.161
  • IT WILL HELP YOU TO STAY INFAITH AND BELIEVE FOR THE
  • 00:26:13.161 --> 00:26:14.529
  • FAITH AND BELIEVE FOR THEBRIGHT FUTURE THAT BELONGS
  • 00:26:14.529 --> 00:26:16.131
  • >ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPY OF
  • 00:26:16.831 --> 00:26:17.999
  • >ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPY OF"TRUSTING GOD EVEN WHEN YOU
  • 00:26:17.999 --> 00:26:19.868
  • "TRUSTING GOD EVEN WHEN YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND" TODAY AT
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  • DON'T UNDERSTAND" TODAY ATJOELOSTEEN.COM OR CALL
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  • >JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT IS
  • 00:26:27.175 --> 00:26:28.076
  • >JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT ISMAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUND
  • 00:26:28.076 --> 00:26:29.277
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUNDTHE WORLD. THANK YOU SO MUCH
  • 00:26:29.277 --> 00:26:30.445
  • THE WORLD. THANK YOU SO MUCHFOR YOUR PRAYER, YOUR
  • 00:26:30.445 --> 00:26:31.946
  • FOR YOUR PRAYER, YOURGENEROSITY. YOU ARE HELPING
  • 00:26:31.946 --> 00:26:33.682
  • GENEROSITY. YOU ARE HELPINGTO CHANGE PEOPLES LIVES.
  • 00:26:33.682 --> 00:26:34.382
  • TO CHANGE PEOPLES LIVES.AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU
  • 00:26:34.382 --> 00:26:35.617
  • AND A SPECIAL THANK YOUTO OUR CHAMPION OF HOPE
  • 00:26:35.617 --> 00:26:36.951
  • TO OUR CHAMPION OF HOPEPARTNERS FOR ALL YOU DO TO
  • 00:26:36.951 --> 00:26:38.853
  • PARTNERS FOR ALL YOU DO TOMAKE THE MINISTRY POSSIBLE.
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  • BOOK. IT'S CALLED,
  • 00:26:40.822 --> 00:26:42.691
  • BOOK. IT'S CALLED,"EMPTY OUT THE NEGATIVE".
  • 00:26:42.691 --> 00:26:43.525
  • "EMPTY OUT THE NEGATIVE".IT WILL HELP YOU LIVE FROM
  • 00:26:43.525 --> 00:26:44.726
  • IT WILL HELP YOU LIVE FROMA PLACE OF FAITH, A PLACE
  • 00:26:44.726 --> 00:26:45.827
  • A PLACE OF FAITH, A PLACEOF TRUST.
  • 00:26:45.827 --> 00:26:46.394
  • OF TRUST.I HOPE YOU'LL PICK UP A COPY
  • 00:26:46.394 --> 00:26:48.530
  • I HOPE YOU'LL PICK UP A COPYFOR YOU AND A FRIEND.
  • 00:26:48.530 --> 00:26:49.264
  • FOR YOU AND A FRIEND.AND DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE
  • 00:26:49.264 --> 00:26:50.865
  • AND DON'T FORGET ABOUT THEINSPIRATION CUBE.
  • 00:26:50.865 --> 00:26:51.566
  • INSPIRATION CUBE.WE'RE GETTING SO MANY GREAT
  • 00:26:51.566 --> 00:26:52.967
  • WE'RE GETTING SO MANY GREATREPORTS. IT HAS OVER 400
  • 00:26:52.967 --> 00:26:54.969
  • REPORTS. IT HAS OVER 400OF MY MESSAGES ON IT,
  • 00:26:54.969 --> 00:26:56.371
  • OF MY MESSAGES ON IT,31 DECLARATIONS, ONE FOR
  • 00:26:56.371 --> 00:26:58.440
  • 31 DECLARATIONS, ONE FOREACH DAY OF THE MONTH.
  • 00:26:58.440 --> 00:26:59.240
  • EACH DAY OF THE MONTH.IT WILL BE A GREAT BLESSING
  • 00:26:59.240 --> 00:27:00.709
  • IT WILL BE A GREAT BLESSINGTO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:27:00.709 --> 00:27:01.910
  • YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A VERY
  • 00:27:03.545 --> 00:27:04.879
  • YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A VERYMERRY CHRISTMAS.
  • 00:27:04.879 --> 00:27:05.847
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS.WE ARE PRAYING THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:27:05.847 --> 00:27:06.815
  • WE ARE PRAYING THAT YOU'REGOING TO HAVE A GREAT
  • 00:27:06.815 --> 00:27:07.782
  • GOING TO HAVE A GREATCHRISTMAS SEASON AND THAT
  • 00:27:07.782 --> 00:27:09.384
  • CHRISTMAS SEASON AND THATYOU'RE GOING TO FINISH 2020
  • 00:27:09.384 --> 00:27:10.485
  • YOU'RE GOING TO FINISH 2020STRONG.
  • 00:27:10.485 --> 00:27:11.686
  • STRONG.UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN, MAY THE
  • 00:27:11.686 --> 00:27:13.288
  • UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN, MAY THELORD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU.
  • 00:27:13.288 --> 00:27:14.756
  • LORD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU.MAY HE SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR
  • 00:27:14.756 --> 00:27:16.224
  • MAY HE SHOW YOU HIS FAVORAND HAVE MERCY ON YOU.
  • 00:27:16.224 --> 00:27:17.358
  • AND HAVE MERCY ON YOU.MAY HE WATCH OVER YOU AND
  • 00:27:17.358 --> 00:27:20.328
  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTED
  • 00:27:20.862 --> 00:27:22.263
  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTEDWITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA BY
  • 00:27:22.263 --> 00:27:23.865
  • WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA BYFOLLOWING JOEL OSTEEN TODAY.
  • 00:27:23.865 --> 00:27:24.365
  • FOLLOWING JOEL OSTEEN TODAY..
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