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The Power of Blessing

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February 15, 2021
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Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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  • - JOEL OSTEEN:
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN:WELL, GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • WELL, GOD BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVERIN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY
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  • IN OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BYAND BE A PART OF
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  • AND BE A PART OFONE OF OUR SERVICES.
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  • ONE OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOU
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  • I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOUFEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.I LIKE TO START
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  • I LIKE TO STARTWITH SOMETHING FUNNY,
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  • WITH SOMETHING FUNNY,AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS COUPLE
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  • AND I HEARD ABOUT THIS COUPLETHAT HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 60
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  • THAT HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 60YEARS AND THEY WERE SITTING
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  • YEARS AND THEY WERE SITTINGON THE FRONT PORCH TOGETHER.
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  • ON THE FRONT PORCH TOGETHER.FEELING ROMANTIC, THE WIFE
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  • FEELING ROMANTIC, THE WIFESAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN YOU
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  • SAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN YOUUSED TO ALWAYS HOLD MY HAND."
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  • USED TO ALWAYS HOLD MY HAND."HER HUSBAND REACHED OVER AND
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  • HER HUSBAND REACHED OVER ANDTOOK HER HAND.
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  • TOOK HER HAND.SHE SAID, "I REMEMBER WHEN
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  • SHE SAID, "I REMEMBER WHENYOU ALWAYS USED TO KISS ME ON
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  • YOU ALWAYS USED TO KISS ME ONTHE CHEEK."
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  • THE CHEEK."HE LEANED OVER, KISSED HER ON
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  • HE LEANED OVER, KISSED HER ONTHE CHEEK.
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  • THE CHEEK.SHE SAID, "I EVEN REMEMBER
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  • SHE SAID, "I EVEN REMEMBERWHEN YOU USED TO NIMBLE ON MY
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  • WHEN YOU USED TO NIMBLE ON MYEAR."
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  • EAR."HE GOT UP AND STARTED WALKING
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  • HE GOT UP AND STARTED WALKINGAWAY.
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  • AWAY.SHE SAID, "WHAT'S WRONG?
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  • SHE SAID, "WHAT'S WRONG?WHERE YOU GOING?"
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  • WHERE YOU GOING?"HE TURNED AROUND AND SAID,
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  • HE TURNED AROUND AND SAID,"TO GET MY TEETH."
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  • "TO GET MY TEETH."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.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS.MY MIND IS ALERT.
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  • MY MIND IS ALERT.MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • 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 THE POWER OF THE
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  • ABOUT THE POWER OF THEBLESSING.
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  • BLESSING.WHEN YOU HONOR GOD WITH YOUR
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  • WHEN YOU HONOR GOD WITH YOURLIFE, THERE IS A BLESSING
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  • LIFE, THERE IS A BLESSINGHE PUTS ON YOU
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  • HE PUTS ON YOUTHAT GIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.
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  • THAT GIVES YOU AN ADVANTAGE.IT CAUSES YOU TO RISE UP WHEN
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  • IT CAUSES YOU TO RISE UP WHENCIRCUMSTANCES ARE TRYING
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  • CIRCUMSTANCES ARE TRYINGTO PUSH YOU DOWN.
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  • TO PUSH YOU DOWN.YOU WILL RECOVER FROM AN
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  • YOU WILL RECOVER FROM ANILLNESS WHEN THE EXPERT SAID
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  • ILLNESS WHEN THE EXPERT SAIDYOU WOULDN'T.
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  • YOU WOULDN'T.YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH DREAMS
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  • YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH DREAMSTHAT LOOKED IMPOSSIBLE.
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  • THAT LOOKED IMPOSSIBLE.IT WASN'T JUST YOUR TALENT,
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  • IT WASN'T JUST YOUR TALENT,YOUR SKILL, DETERMINATION.
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  • YOUR SKILL, DETERMINATION.THERE IS A FORCE BEHIND YOU
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  • THERE IS A FORCE BEHIND YOUFIGHTING YOUR BATTLES,
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  • FIGHTING YOUR BATTLES,OPENING DOORS
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  • OPENING DOORSYOU COULDN'T OPEN, BRINGING
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  • YOU COULDN'T OPEN, BRINGINGTHE RIGHT PEOPLE.
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  • THE RIGHT PEOPLE.THOSE WEREN'T JUST
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  • THOSE WEREN'T JUSTGOOD BREAKS.
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  • GOOD BREAKS.THAT'S THE BLESSING
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  • THAT'S THE BLESSINGON YOUR LIFE.
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  • ON YOUR LIFE.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE YOU
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE YOUTO PROSPER WHEN OTHERS
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  • TO PROSPER WHEN OTHERSARE STRUGGLING.
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  • ARE STRUGGLING.THE BLESSING WILL BRING
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  • THE BLESSING WILL BRINGPROMOTION WHEN YOU
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  • PROMOTION WHEN YOUWEREN'T NEXT IN LINE.
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  • WEREN'T NEXT IN LINE.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSEPEOPLE TO BE GOOD TO YOU
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  • PEOPLE TO BE GOOD TO YOUTHAT DON'T EVEN LIKE YOU.
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  • THAT DON'T EVEN LIKE YOU.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS IN
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS INMALACHI, WHEN WE GIVE OUR
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  • MALACHI, WHEN WE GIVE OURTITHES AND OFFERINGS, GOD
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  • TITHES AND OFFERINGS, GODWILL POUR OUT A BLESSING THAT
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  • WILL POUR OUT A BLESSING THATWE DON'T HAVE ROOM TO
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  • WE DON'T HAVE ROOM TORECEIVE.
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  • RECEIVE.IT DOESN'T SAY "BLESSINGS,"
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  • IT DOESN'T SAY "BLESSINGS,"PLURAL.
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  • PLURAL.IT SAYS "BLESSING," SINGULAR.
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  • IT SAYS "BLESSING," SINGULAR.WHEN YOU HAVE THE BLESSING,
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  • WHEN YOU HAVE THE BLESSING,THEN ALL KINDS OF BLESSINGS
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  • THEN ALL KINDS OF BLESSINGSWILL COME.
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  • WILL COME.YOU WON'T HAVE ROOM TO
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  • YOU WON'T HAVE ROOM TORECEIVE ALL THE GOOD THINGS
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  • RECEIVE ALL THE GOOD THINGSGOD HAS IN STORE.
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  • GOD HAS IN STORE.WHEN YOU FACE DIFFICULTIES,
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  • WHEN YOU FACE DIFFICULTIES,THE MEDICAL REPORT, DOESN'T
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  • THE MEDICAL REPORT, DOESN'TLOOK GOOD.
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  • LOOK GOOD.YOU DON'T SEE HOW YOU COULD
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  • YOU DON'T SEE HOW YOU COULDEVER GET OUT OF DEBT, EVER
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  • EVER GET OUT OF DEBT, EVERBREAK THE ADDICTION.
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  • BREAK THE ADDICTION.ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD
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  • ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULDCOMPLAIN.
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  • COMPLAIN.ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD BE
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  • ORDINARY PEOPLE WOULD BEWORRIED.
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  • WORRIED.HERE'S THE KEY, YOU'RE NOT
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  • HERE'S THE KEY, YOU'RE NOTORDINARY.
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  • ORDINARY.YOU HAVE THE BLESSING.
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  • YOU HAVE THE BLESSING.GOD'S FACE IS SMILING ON YOU.
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  • GOD'S FACE IS SMILING ON YOU.HE'S GOING BEFORE YOU RIGHT
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  • HE'S GOING BEFORE YOU RIGHTNOW MAKING CROOKED PLACES
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  • NOW MAKING CROOKED PLACESSTRAIGHT, MOVING THE WRONG
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  • STRAIGHT, MOVING THE WRONGPEOPLE OUT OF THE WAY,
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  • PEOPLE OUT OF THE WAY,ARRANGING THINGS IN YOUR
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  • ARRANGING THINGS IN YOURFAVOR.
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  • FAVOR.WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE THE
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  • WHEN YOU KNOW YOU HAVE THEBLESSING, YOU DON'T GO AROUND
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  • BLESSING, YOU DON'T GO AROUNDUPSET 'CAUSE PEOPLE AREN'T
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  • UPSET 'CAUSE PEOPLE AREN'TTREATING YOU RIGHT, WORRIED
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  • TREATING YOU RIGHT, WORRIEDABOUT YOUR FINANCES,
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  • ABOUT YOUR FINANCES,FRUSTRATED OVER A CHILD.
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  • FRUSTRATED OVER A CHILD.YOU STAY IN PEACE KNOWING
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  • YOU STAY IN PEACE KNOWINGTHAT IT'S JUST A MATTER OF
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  • THAT IT'S JUST A MATTER OFTIME BEFORE THINGS CHANGE.
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  • TIME BEFORE THINGS CHANGE.YOU KNOW GOD BEING FOR YOU IS
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  • YOU KNOW GOD BEING FOR YOU ISMORE THAN THE WORLD BEING
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  • MORE THAN THE WORLD BEINGAGAINST YOU.
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  • AGAINST YOU.WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO BE
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  • WHEN YOU'RE TEMPTED TO BEDISCOURAGED, THINK IT'S NEVER
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  • DISCOURAGED, THINK IT'S NEVERGOING TO WORK OUT, TURN IT
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  • GOING TO WORK OUT, TURN ITAROUND.
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  • AROUND."FATHER, THANK YOU FOR THE
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  • "FATHER, THANK YOU FOR THEBLESSING ON MY LIFE.
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  • BLESSING ON MY LIFE.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE
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  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'REBREATHING IN MY DIRECTION.
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  • BREATHING IN MY DIRECTION.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE TAKING
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  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE TAKINGME WHERE I COULD NOT GO ON MY
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  • ME WHERE I COULD NOT GO ON MYOWN."
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  • OWN."THIS IS WHAT DAVID DID.
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  • THIS IS WHAT DAVID DID.WHEN HE FACED GOLIATH IN THE
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  • WHEN HE FACED GOLIATH IN THENATURAL, HE DIDN'T HAVE A
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  • NATURAL, HE DIDN'T HAVE ACHANCE.
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  • CHANCE.GOLIATH WAS TWICE HIS SIZE,
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  • GOLIATH WAS TWICE HIS SIZE,HAD ALL KINDS OF TRAINING AND
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  • HAD ALL KINDS OF TRAINING ANDEXPERIENCE.
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  • EXPERIENCE.HE WAS WEARING A FULL SET OF
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  • HE WAS WEARING A FULL SET OFARMOR.
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  • ARMOR.DAVID DIDN'T HAVE ANY OF
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  • DAVID DIDN'T HAVE ANY OFTHAT.
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  • THAT.HE COULD HAVE BEEN
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  • HE COULD HAVE BEENINTIMIDATED, STAYED IN THE
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  • INTIMIDATED, STAYED IN THESHEPHERD'S FIELDS,
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  • SHEPHERD'S FIELDS,COMPLAINED, "GOD, HE'S TOO
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  • COMPLAINED, "GOD, HE'S TOOBIG."
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  • BIG."BUT DAVID UNDERSTOOD THIS
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  • BUT DAVID UNDERSTOOD THISPRINCIPLE.
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  • PRINCIPLE.HE KNEW THE BLESSING ON HIS
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  • HE KNEW THE BLESSING ON HISLIFE GAVE HIM AN ADVANTAGE.
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  • LIFE GAVE HIM AN ADVANTAGE.HE WENT OUT WITH A SLINGSHOT
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  • HE WENT OUT WITH A SLINGSHOTAND A FEW STONES AND DEFEATED
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  • AND A FEW STONES AND DEFEATEDGOLIATH.
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  • GOLIATH.AND WHAT YOU HAVE MAY SEEM
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  • AND WHAT YOU HAVE MAY SEEMSMALL COMPARED TO WHAT YOU'RE
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  • SMALL COMPARED TO WHAT YOU'REUP AGAINST, BUT A SLINGSHOT
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  • UP AGAINST, BUT A SLINGSHOTWITH THE BLESSING IS MORE
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  • WITH THE BLESSING IS MOREPOWERFUL THAN A TANK WITHOUT
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  • POWERFUL THAN A TANK WITHOUTIT.
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  • IT.YOUR TALENT MAY SEEM SMALL
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  • YOUR TALENT MAY SEEM SMALLCOMPARED TO THE DREAM GOD PUT
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  • COMPARED TO THE DREAM GOD PUTIN YOUR HEART, BUT THAT
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  • IN YOUR HEART, BUT THATTALENT WITH THE BLESSING WILL
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  • TALENT WITH THE BLESSING WILLTAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU CAN
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  • TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU CANIMAGINE.
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  • IMAGINE.NOW, DON'T DISCOUNT YOURSELF.
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  • NOW, DON'T DISCOUNT YOURSELF.DON'T LOOK AT ALL THE REASONS
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  • DON'T LOOK AT ALL THE REASONSWHY YOU CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL,
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  • WHY YOU CAN'T BE SUCCESSFUL,WHY YOU CAN'T PURCHASE A
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  • WHY YOU CAN'T PURCHASE AHOUSE, WHY YOU CAN'T BREAK
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  • HOUSE, WHY YOU CAN'T BREAKTHE ADDICTION.
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  • THE ADDICTION.ON YOUR OWN, IT MAY NOT
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  • ON YOUR OWN, IT MAY NOTHAPPEN BUT YOU'RE NOT ON YOUR
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  • HAPPEN BUT YOU'RE NOT ON YOUROWN.
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  • OWN.THERE IS A BLESSING ON YOUR
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  • THERE IS A BLESSING ON YOURLIFE PUT THERE BY THE GOD WHO
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  • LIFE PUT THERE BY THE GOD WHOSPOKE WORLDS INTO EXISTENCE.
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  • SPOKE WORLDS INTO EXISTENCE.THIS BLESSING IS NOT NATURAL,
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  • THIS BLESSING IS NOT NATURAL,IT'S SUPERNATURAL.
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  • IT'S SUPERNATURAL.IT WILL CAUSE THINGS TO
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  • IT WILL CAUSE THINGS TOHAPPEN THAT YOU COULDN'T MAKE
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  • HAPPEN THAT YOU COULDN'T MAKEHAPPEN.
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  • HAPPEN.THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THE BLESSING WILL CAUSEOPPORTUNITY TO FIND YOU.
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  • OPPORTUNITY TO FIND YOU.GOOD BREAKS WILL CHASE YOU
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  • GOOD BREAKS WILL CHASE YOUDOWN, PROMOTION, HEALING,
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  • DOWN, PROMOTION, HEALING,VINDICATION.
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  • VINDICATION.YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTER
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTERTHEM, THE BLESSING WILL CAUSE
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  • THEM, THE BLESSING WILL CAUSETHEM TO COME TO YOU.
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  • THEM TO COME TO YOU.ONE SUNDAY MORNING WHEN MY
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  • ONE SUNDAY MORNING WHEN MYFATHER WAS THE PASTOR, I WAS
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  • FATHER WAS THE PASTOR, I WASIN THE TV PRODUCTION AREA AND
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  • IN THE TV PRODUCTION AREA ANDRIGHT BEFORE SERVICE, I RAN
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  • RIGHT BEFORE SERVICE, I RANDOWNSTAIRS TO SEE MY FATHER
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  • DOWNSTAIRS TO SEE MY FATHERAND PUT HIS MICROPHONE ON.
  • 00:05:20.600 --> 00:05:22.301
  • AND PUT HIS MICROPHONE ON.ON MY WAY BACK UP, I WAS IN A
  • 00:05:22.368 --> 00:05:24.537
  • ON MY WAY BACK UP, I WAS IN ABIG HURRY.
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  • BIG HURRY.AS I CAME AROUND A CORNER,
  • 00:05:25.772 --> 00:05:27.173
  • AS I CAME AROUND A CORNER,THIS MAN WAS COMING UP.
  • 00:05:27.240 --> 00:05:29.008
  • THIS MAN WAS COMING UP.HE STOPPED ME AND SAID,
  • 00:05:29.075 --> 00:05:29.976
  • HE STOPPED ME AND SAID,"JOEL, MY COUSIN HAS A
  • 00:05:30.042 --> 00:05:31.844
  • "JOEL, MY COUSIN HAS ACONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THE
  • 00:05:31.911 --> 00:05:33.746
  • CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THELAST FULL-POWER COMMERCIAL
  • 00:05:33.813 --> 00:05:36.015
  • LAST FULL-POWER COMMERCIALTELEVISION STATION IN
  • 00:05:36.082 --> 00:05:37.216
  • TELEVISION STATION INHOUSTON.
  • 00:05:37.283 --> 00:05:38.117
  • HOUSTON.HE WANTS YOU TO BE A PART OF
  • 00:05:38.184 --> 00:05:39.385
  • HE WANTS YOU TO BE A PART OFIT."
  • 00:05:39.452 --> 00:05:40.286
  • IT."THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE
  • 00:05:40.353 --> 00:05:41.754
  • THERE WERE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLEIN THE LOBBY THAT DAY.
  • 00:05:41.821 --> 00:05:43.556
  • IN THE LOBBY THAT DAY.IF I WOULD HAVE BEEN 10
  • 00:05:43.623 --> 00:05:44.690
  • IF I WOULD HAVE BEEN 10SECONDS EARLIER, I WOULD HAVE
  • 00:05:44.757 --> 00:05:46.092
  • SECONDS EARLIER, I WOULD HAVEMISSED HIM.
  • 00:05:46.159 --> 00:05:47.326
  • MISSED HIM.IF HE WOULD HAVE CAUGHT ONE
  • 00:05:47.393 --> 00:05:48.394
  • IF HE WOULD HAVE CAUGHT ONEMORE RED LIGHT ON THE WAY TO
  • 00:05:48.461 --> 00:05:49.695
  • MORE RED LIGHT ON THE WAY TOCHURCH, OUR PATHS WOULDN'T
  • 00:05:49.762 --> 00:05:51.197
  • CHURCH, OUR PATHS WOULDN'THAVE CROSSED.
  • 00:05:51.264 --> 00:05:52.331
  • HAVE CROSSED.GOD HAD US AT THE RIGHT PLACE
  • 00:05:52.398 --> 00:05:54.434
  • GOD HAD US AT THE RIGHT PLACEAT THE RIGHT TIME.
  • 00:05:54.500 --> 00:05:55.902
  • AT THE RIGHT TIME.I WASN'T LOOKING FOR A
  • 00:05:55.968 --> 00:05:57.437
  • I WASN'T LOOKING FOR ATELEVISION STATION, BUT A
  • 00:05:57.503 --> 00:05:59.238
  • TELEVISION STATION, BUT ATELEVISION STATION WAS
  • 00:05:59.305 --> 00:06:00.740
  • TELEVISION STATION WASLOOKING FOR ME.
  • 00:06:00.807 --> 00:06:02.208
  • LOOKING FOR ME.WAS THAT A COINCIDENCE, A
  • 00:06:02.275 --> 00:06:03.576
  • WAS THAT A COINCIDENCE, ALUCKY BREAK?
  • 00:06:03.643 --> 00:06:04.377
  • LUCKY BREAK?NO, THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON
  • 00:06:04.444 --> 00:06:06.112
  • NO, THAT WAS THE BLESSING ONMY LIFE.
  • 00:06:06.179 --> 00:06:07.313
  • MY LIFE.I CAN'T TAKE CREDIT FOR IT.
  • 00:06:07.380 --> 00:06:09.215
  • I CAN'T TAKE CREDIT FOR IT.ALL I WAS GOING WAS HONORING
  • 00:06:09.282 --> 00:06:10.583
  • ALL I WAS GOING WAS HONORINGGOD, BEING MY BEST, AND THE
  • 00:06:10.650 --> 00:06:12.652
  • GOD, BEING MY BEST, AND THEOPPORTUNITY FOUND ME.
  • 00:06:12.718 --> 00:06:15.087
  • OPPORTUNITY FOUND ME.WE PUT THE STATION ON THE AIR
  • 00:06:15.154 --> 00:06:16.689
  • WE PUT THE STATION ON THE AIRAND SEVERAL YEARS LATER, SOLD
  • 00:06:16.756 --> 00:06:18.624
  • AND SEVERAL YEARS LATER, SOLDIT FOR A HUGE PROFIT.
  • 00:06:18.691 --> 00:06:20.660
  • IT FOR A HUGE PROFIT.THOSE FUNDS WERE INSTRUMENTAL
  • 00:06:20.726 --> 00:06:22.662
  • THOSE FUNDS WERE INSTRUMENTALIN US RENOVATING THIS PLACE,
  • 00:06:22.728 --> 00:06:24.230
  • IN US RENOVATING THIS PLACE,THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER.
  • 00:06:24.297 --> 00:06:26.299
  • THE FORMER COMPAQ CENTER.GOD HAS THE RIGHT BREAKS, THE
  • 00:06:26.365 --> 00:06:28.634
  • GOD HAS THE RIGHT BREAKS, THERIGHT PEOPLE LINED UP FOR
  • 00:06:28.701 --> 00:06:30.470
  • RIGHT PEOPLE LINED UP FORYOU.
  • 00:06:30.536 --> 00:06:31.270
  • YOU.YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE
  • 00:06:31.337 --> 00:06:32.305
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVEFRUSTRATED, TRYING TO MAKE
  • 00:06:32.371 --> 00:06:34.340
  • FRUSTRATED, TRYING TO MAKETHINGS HAPPEN, WORRIED THAT
  • 00:06:34.407 --> 00:06:35.808
  • THINGS HAPPEN, WORRIED THATIT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.
  • 00:06:35.875 --> 00:06:37.610
  • IT'S NOT GOING TO WORK OUT.GOD IS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.
  • 00:06:37.677 --> 00:06:40.179
  • GOD IS DIRECTING YOUR STEPS.HE'S GOING TO HAVE YOU AT THE
  • 00:06:40.246 --> 00:06:41.447
  • HE'S GOING TO HAVE YOU AT THERIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME
  • 00:06:41.514 --> 00:06:43.783
  • RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIMEDOWN TO THE SPLIT SECOND.
  • 00:06:43.850 --> 00:06:45.918
  • DOWN TO THE SPLIT SECOND.YOU ARE NOT GOING TO MISS
  • 00:06:45.985 --> 00:06:47.753
  • YOU ARE NOT GOING TO MISSWHAT BELONGS TO YOU.
  • 00:06:47.820 --> 00:06:49.856
  • WHAT BELONGS TO YOU.OPPORTUNITY IS COMING BIGGER
  • 00:06:49.922 --> 00:06:52.158
  • OPPORTUNITY IS COMING BIGGERTHAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.
  • 00:06:52.225 --> 00:06:53.926
  • THAN YOU'VE IMAGINED.WHEN WE SIGNED THE CONTRACT
  • 00:06:53.993 --> 00:06:55.294
  • WHEN WE SIGNED THE CONTRACTFOR THE TELEVISION STATION, I
  • 00:06:55.361 --> 00:06:56.662
  • FOR THE TELEVISION STATION, IWAS SO EXCITED.
  • 00:06:56.729 --> 00:06:58.197
  • WAS SO EXCITED.I NEVER DREAMED WE'D OWN A
  • 00:06:58.264 --> 00:06:59.465
  • I NEVER DREAMED WE'D OWN ASTATION.
  • 00:06:59.532 --> 00:07:00.399
  • STATION.I COULDN'T FATHOM ANYTHING
  • 00:07:00.466 --> 00:07:02.034
  • I COULDN'T FATHOM ANYTHINGBIGGER.
  • 00:07:02.101 --> 00:07:02.969
  • BIGGER.I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT WAS
  • 00:07:03.035 --> 00:07:04.837
  • I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT WASJUST A STEP IN WHAT GOD
  • 00:07:04.904 --> 00:07:06.973
  • JUST A STEP IN WHAT GODWANTED TO DO.
  • 00:07:07.039 --> 00:07:08.307
  • WANTED TO DO.AS GREAT AS I THOUGHT IT WAS,
  • 00:07:08.374 --> 00:07:10.776
  • AS GREAT AS I THOUGHT IT WAS,IT WASN'T EVEN THE MAIN
  • 00:07:10.843 --> 00:07:12.111
  • IT WASN'T EVEN THE MAINTHING.
  • 00:07:12.178 --> 00:07:12.912
  • THING.THAT WAS JUST THE WARMUP ACT.
  • 00:07:12.979 --> 00:07:14.780
  • THAT WAS JUST THE WARMUP ACT.BEING UP HERE, OWNING THE
  • 00:07:14.847 --> 00:07:15.915
  • BEING UP HERE, OWNING THECOMPAQ CENTER, SPEAKING TO A
  • 00:07:15.982 --> 00:07:17.683
  • COMPAQ CENTER, SPEAKING TO ALOT OF PEOPLE, THIS IS FAR
  • 00:07:17.750 --> 00:07:19.719
  • LOT OF PEOPLE, THIS IS FARBEYOND WHAT I EVER DREAMED.
  • 00:07:19.785 --> 00:07:22.154
  • BEYOND WHAT I EVER DREAMED.WHAT AM I SAYING?
  • 00:07:22.221 --> 00:07:23.155
  • WHAT AM I SAYING?WHAT YOU THINK IS THE
  • 00:07:23.222 --> 00:07:24.657
  • WHAT YOU THINK IS THEULTIMATE BLESSING, GOD
  • 00:07:24.724 --> 00:07:26.526
  • ULTIMATE BLESSING, GODSHOWING OUT IN YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:07:26.592 --> 00:07:28.160
  • SHOWING OUT IN YOUR LIFE,CAN I TELL YOU?
  • 00:07:28.227 --> 00:07:29.095
  • CAN I TELL YOU?YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHING
  • 00:07:29.161 --> 00:07:30.429
  • YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHINGYET.
  • 00:07:30.496 --> 00:07:31.230
  • YET.THAT IS JUST A STEP IN WHERE
  • 00:07:31.297 --> 00:07:33.332
  • THAT IS JUST A STEP IN WHEREGOD IS TAKING YOU.
  • 00:07:33.399 --> 00:07:35.334
  • GOD IS TAKING YOU.THERE ARE LEVELS THAT YOU
  • 00:07:35.401 --> 00:07:37.136
  • THERE ARE LEVELS THAT YOUHAVE NOT EVEN FATHOMED,
  • 00:07:37.203 --> 00:07:39.071
  • HAVE NOT EVEN FATHOMED,OPPORTUNITIES FAR BEYOND WHAT
  • 00:07:39.138 --> 00:07:41.641
  • OPPORTUNITIES FAR BEYOND WHATYOU THINK.
  • 00:07:41.707 --> 00:07:42.942
  • YOU THINK.YOU MAY HAVE SEEN GOD'S
  • 00:07:43.009 --> 00:07:44.010
  • YOU MAY HAVE SEEN GOD'SGOODNESS IN THE PAST.
  • 00:07:44.076 --> 00:07:45.211
  • GOODNESS IN THE PAST.YOU CAN SAY LIKE ME THAT
  • 00:07:45.278 --> 00:07:46.379
  • YOU CAN SAY LIKE ME THATGOD'S BLESSED YOU, BUT YOU
  • 00:07:46.445 --> 00:07:47.880
  • GOD'S BLESSED YOU, BUT YOUHAVEN'T TOUCHED THE SURFACE
  • 00:07:47.947 --> 00:07:49.382
  • HAVEN'T TOUCHED THE SURFACEOF WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE.
  • 00:07:49.448 --> 00:07:51.784
  • OF WHAT GOD HAS IN STORE.I WAS IN INDIA ONE TIME WITH
  • 00:07:51.851 --> 00:07:53.419
  • I WAS IN INDIA ONE TIME WITHMY FATHER.
  • 00:07:53.486 --> 00:07:54.587
  • MY FATHER.I MET THIS YOUNG PASTOR THAT
  • 00:07:54.654 --> 00:07:56.222
  • I MET THIS YOUNG PASTOR THATCAME FROM A VERY POOR FAMILY.
  • 00:07:56.289 --> 00:07:58.391
  • CAME FROM A VERY POOR FAMILY.THEY DIDN'T HAVE RUNNING
  • 00:07:58.457 --> 00:07:59.325
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE RUNNINGWATER OR A ELECTRICITY.
  • 00:07:59.392 --> 00:08:01.594
  • WATER OR A ELECTRICITY.THEY LIVED OUT ON THIS OPEN
  • 00:08:01.661 --> 00:08:02.862
  • THEY LIVED OUT ON THIS OPENFIELD IN A LITTLE HUT.
  • 00:08:02.929 --> 00:08:04.830
  • FIELD IN A LITTLE HUT.THE MAN NEXT DOOR WAS VERY
  • 00:08:04.897 --> 00:08:06.432
  • THE MAN NEXT DOOR WAS VERYWEALTHY.
  • 00:08:06.499 --> 00:08:07.433
  • WEALTHY.HE OWNED A HUGE FARM, HAD
  • 00:08:07.500 --> 00:08:09.402
  • HE OWNED A HUGE FARM, HADTHOUSANDS OF CATTLE AND MANY
  • 00:08:09.468 --> 00:08:11.370
  • THOUSANDS OF CATTLE AND MANYCROPS.
  • 00:08:11.437 --> 00:08:12.471
  • CROPS.HE SOLD MILK AND VEGETABLES
  • 00:08:12.538 --> 00:08:14.173
  • HE SOLD MILK AND VEGETABLESTO PEOPLE IN THE VILLAGE, BUT
  • 00:08:14.240 --> 00:08:15.875
  • TO PEOPLE IN THE VILLAGE, BUTTHIS MAN WAS VERY GREEDY.
  • 00:08:15.942 --> 00:08:17.877
  • THIS MAN WAS VERY GREEDY.HIS PRICES WERE SO HIGH THAT
  • 00:08:17.944 --> 00:08:19.579
  • HIS PRICES WERE SO HIGH THATMOST OF THE POOR PEOPLE
  • 00:08:19.645 --> 00:08:20.646
  • MOST OF THE POOR PEOPLECOULDN'T AFFORD ANYTHING.
  • 00:08:20.713 --> 00:08:22.448
  • COULDN'T AFFORD ANYTHING.ONE DAY ABOUT TEN OF HIS COWS
  • 00:08:22.515 --> 00:08:24.817
  • ONE DAY ABOUT TEN OF HIS COWSGOT OUT AND CAME OVER TO THE
  • 00:08:24.884 --> 00:08:26.686
  • GOT OUT AND CAME OVER TO THEPROPERTY WHERE THE PASTOR AND
  • 00:08:26.752 --> 00:08:28.554
  • PROPERTY WHERE THE PASTOR ANDHIS FAMILY LIVED.
  • 00:08:28.621 --> 00:08:29.422
  • HIS FAMILY LIVED.THE MAN HEARD ABOUT IT AND
  • 00:08:29.488 --> 00:08:30.957
  • THE MAN HEARD ABOUT IT ANDHAD HIS WORKERS COME, GET THE
  • 00:08:31.023 --> 00:08:32.224
  • HAD HIS WORKERS COME, GET THECOWS, PUT THEM BACK IN THE
  • 00:08:32.291 --> 00:08:33.626
  • COWS, PUT THEM BACK IN THEFENCE.
  • 00:08:33.693 --> 00:08:34.260
  • FENCE.THE NEXT DAY, TEN MORE COWS
  • 00:08:34.327 --> 00:08:36.028
  • THE NEXT DAY, TEN MORE COWSGOT OUT, CAME OVER TO THE
  • 00:08:36.095 --> 00:08:37.229
  • GOT OUT, CAME OVER TO THEPASTOR'S PROPERTY.
  • 00:08:37.296 --> 00:08:38.464
  • PASTOR'S PROPERTY.THIS HAPPENED AGAIN AND AGAIN
  • 00:08:38.531 --> 00:08:40.900
  • THIS HAPPENED AGAIN AND AGAINAND AGAIN.
  • 00:08:40.967 --> 00:08:41.867
  • AND AGAIN.THE OWNER GOT SO FRUSTRATED,
  • 00:08:41.934 --> 00:08:43.936
  • THE OWNER GOT SO FRUSTRATED,HE FINALLY TOLD THE PASTOR TO
  • 00:08:44.003 --> 00:08:45.771
  • HE FINALLY TOLD THE PASTOR TOJUST KEEP THE COWS.
  • 00:08:45.838 --> 00:08:47.907
  • JUST KEEP THE COWS.PASTOR WAS SO EXCITED, HE
  • 00:08:47.974 --> 00:08:49.742
  • PASTOR WAS SO EXCITED, HESTARTED SELLING MILK AND
  • 00:08:49.809 --> 00:08:51.510
  • STARTED SELLING MILK ANDPRODUCTS TO PEOPLE IN THE
  • 00:08:51.577 --> 00:08:52.945
  • PRODUCTS TO PEOPLE IN THEVILLAGE, BUT HE SOLD THEM FOR
  • 00:08:53.012 --> 00:08:54.814
  • VILLAGE, BUT HE SOLD THEM FORLESS THAN THE OTHER MAN.
  • 00:08:54.880 --> 00:08:56.682
  • LESS THAN THE OTHER MAN.BEFORE LONG, PEOPLE WERE
  • 00:08:56.749 --> 00:08:58.050
  • BEFORE LONG, PEOPLE WERELINED UP AT HIS DOOR.
  • 00:08:58.117 --> 00:08:59.819
  • LINED UP AT HIS DOOR.HE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE COWS.
  • 00:08:59.885 --> 00:09:02.121
  • HE WAS ABLE TO BUY MORE COWS.HIS BUSINESS GOT SO LARGE
  • 00:09:02.188 --> 00:09:04.523
  • HIS BUSINESS GOT SO LARGETHAT THAT OTHER MAN CAME AND
  • 00:09:04.590 --> 00:09:06.092
  • THAT THAT OTHER MAN CAME ANDSAID, "I CAN'T COMPETE WITH
  • 00:09:06.158 --> 00:09:07.860
  • SAID, "I CAN'T COMPETE WITHYOU.
  • 00:09:07.927 --> 00:09:08.628
  • YOU.WHY DON'T YOU TAKE OVER MY
  • 00:09:08.694 --> 00:09:09.929
  • WHY DON'T YOU TAKE OVER MYBUSINESS?"
  • 00:09:09.996 --> 00:09:11.030
  • BUSINESS?"HE PURCHASED IT FOR A
  • 00:09:11.097 --> 00:09:12.231
  • HE PURCHASED IT FOR AFRACTION OF THE VALUE.
  • 00:09:12.298 --> 00:09:14.100
  • FRACTION OF THE VALUE.TODAY THIS YOUNG PASTOR HAS A
  • 00:09:14.166 --> 00:09:16.102
  • TODAY THIS YOUNG PASTOR HAS ALARGE BUSINESS WITH SEVERAL
  • 00:09:16.168 --> 00:09:18.237
  • LARGE BUSINESS WITH SEVERALHUNDRED EMPLOYEES.
  • 00:09:18.304 --> 00:09:20.006
  • HUNDRED EMPLOYEES.IT ALL STARTED WHEN THOSE
  • 00:09:20.072 --> 00:09:21.974
  • IT ALL STARTED WHEN THOSECOWS CAME TO HIS PROPERTY AND
  • 00:09:22.041 --> 00:09:24.343
  • COWS CAME TO HIS PROPERTY ANDWOULDN'T LEAVE.
  • 00:09:24.410 --> 00:09:25.444
  • WOULDN'T LEAVE.HE COULDN'T HAVE MADE THAT
  • 00:09:25.511 --> 00:09:26.545
  • HE COULDN'T HAVE MADE THATHAPPEN.
  • 00:09:26.612 --> 00:09:27.313
  • HAPPEN.THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON HIS
  • 00:09:27.380 --> 00:09:29.048
  • THAT WAS THE BLESSING ON HISLIFE.
  • 00:09:29.115 --> 00:09:30.316
  • LIFE.GOD CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE.
  • 00:09:30.383 --> 00:09:33.152
  • GOD CONTROLS THE UNIVERSE.HE KNOWS HOW TO HAVE THE COWS
  • 00:09:33.219 --> 00:09:35.788
  • HE KNOWS HOW TO HAVE THE COWSFIND YOU.
  • 00:09:35.855 --> 00:09:37.023
  • FIND YOU.THE GOOD BREAKS, THE
  • 00:09:37.089 --> 00:09:38.257
  • THE GOOD BREAKS, THEPROPERTY, THE CONTRACTS, THE
  • 00:09:38.324 --> 00:09:39.659
  • PROPERTY, THE CONTRACTS, THEBUSINESSES, THEY'RE GOING TO
  • 00:09:39.725 --> 00:09:41.060
  • BUSINESSES, THEY'RE GOING TOCOME LOOKING FOR YOU.
  • 00:09:41.127 --> 00:09:42.995
  • COME LOOKING FOR YOU."WELL JOEL, THIS IS KIND OF
  • 00:09:43.062 --> 00:09:43.963
  • "WELL JOEL, THIS IS KIND OFFAR OUT."
  • 00:09:44.030 --> 00:09:44.997
  • FAR OUT."WE SERVE A FAR-OUT GOD.
  • 00:09:45.064 --> 00:09:47.566
  • WE SERVE A FAR-OUT GOD.HIS BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:09:47.633 --> 00:09:49.602
  • HIS BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO DO FAR-OUT THINGS.
  • 00:09:49.669 --> 00:09:51.937
  • GOING TO DO FAR-OUT THINGS.AFTER ALL, IT'S FAR OUT
  • 00:09:52.004 --> 00:09:54.273
  • AFTER ALL, IT'S FAR OUTHAVING CHURCH IN THE FORMER
  • 00:09:54.340 --> 00:09:55.841
  • HAVING CHURCH IN THE FORMERCOMPAQ CENTER.
  • 00:09:55.908 --> 00:09:57.476
  • COMPAQ CENTER.IT'S FAR OUT THAT MY MOM IS
  • 00:09:57.543 --> 00:09:59.245
  • IT'S FAR OUT THAT MY MOM ISSTILL ALIVE 37 YEARS AFTER
  • 00:09:59.311 --> 00:10:01.847
  • STILL ALIVE 37 YEARS AFTERBEING DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINAL
  • 00:10:01.914 --> 00:10:03.115
  • BEING DIAGNOSED WITH TERMINALCANCER.
  • 00:10:03.182 --> 00:10:03.749
  • CANCER.IT'S FAR OUT FOR ME TO BE UP
  • 00:10:03.816 --> 00:10:07.153
  • IT'S FAR OUT FOR ME TO BE UPHERE IN FRONT OF YOU HAVING
  • 00:10:07.219 --> 00:10:08.487
  • HERE IN FRONT OF YOU HAVINGNO FORMAL TRAINING.
  • 00:10:08.554 --> 00:10:09.955
  • NO FORMAL TRAINING.GET READY FOR SOME FAR-OUT
  • 00:10:10.022 --> 00:10:11.724
  • GET READY FOR SOME FAR-OUTFAVOR, FAR-OUT BLESSING,
  • 00:10:11.791 --> 00:10:13.693
  • FAVOR, FAR-OUT BLESSING,FAR-OUT OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUT
  • 00:10:13.759 --> 00:10:15.394
  • FAR-OUT OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUTPROMOTION.
  • 00:10:15.461 --> 00:10:16.762
  • PROMOTION.GOD SAID, "YOU WON'T HAVE
  • 00:10:16.829 --> 00:10:18.364
  • GOD SAID, "YOU WON'T HAVEROOM TO RECEIVE IT."
  • 00:10:18.431 --> 00:10:20.566
  • ROOM TO RECEIVE IT."HE'S GOING TO DO THINGS SO
  • 00:10:20.633 --> 00:10:21.934
  • HE'S GOING TO DO THINGS SOAMAZING IN YOUR LIFE THAT YOU
  • 00:10:22.001 --> 00:10:24.170
  • AMAZING IN YOUR LIFE THAT YOUHAVE TO PASS IT DOWN TO YOUR
  • 00:10:24.236 --> 00:10:25.604
  • HAVE TO PASS IT DOWN TO YOURCHILDREN.
  • 00:10:25.671 --> 00:10:26.772
  • CHILDREN.YOU CAN'T CONTAIN IT ALL.
  • 00:10:26.839 --> 00:10:28.407
  • YOU CAN'T CONTAIN IT ALL.GENERATIONAL BLESSINGS ARE
  • 00:10:28.474 --> 00:10:29.909
  • GENERATIONAL BLESSINGS ARECOMING, INCREASE THAT GOES TO
  • 00:10:29.975 --> 00:10:32.078
  • COMING, INCREASE THAT GOES TOYOUR CHILDREN, YOUR
  • 00:10:32.144 --> 00:10:33.312
  • YOUR CHILDREN, YOURGRANDCHILDREN, YOUR GREAT
  • 00:10:33.379 --> 00:10:34.513
  • GRANDCHILDREN, YOUR GREATGRANDCHILDREN, BUSINESSES,
  • 00:10:34.580 --> 00:10:36.415
  • GRANDCHILDREN, BUSINESSES,CONTRACTS, REAL ESTATE THAT
  • 00:10:36.482 --> 00:10:38.984
  • CONTRACTS, REAL ESTATE THATCONTINUED TO BLESS PEOPLE
  • 00:10:39.051 --> 00:10:40.720
  • CONTINUED TO BLESS PEOPLELONG AFTER YOU'RE GONE.
  • 00:10:40.786 --> 00:10:42.955
  • LONG AFTER YOU'RE GONE.PROVERBS SAYS, "A GOOD PERSON
  • 00:10:43.022 --> 00:10:45.257
  • PROVERBS SAYS, "A GOOD PERSONLEAVES AN INHERITANCE THAT
  • 00:10:45.324 --> 00:10:46.926
  • LEAVES AN INHERITANCE THATTHEIR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN."
  • 00:10:46.992 --> 00:10:48.761
  • THEIR CHILDREN'S CHILDREN."THAT'S GOD'S DREAM FOR YOU.
  • 00:10:48.828 --> 00:10:50.663
  • THAT'S GOD'S DREAM FOR YOU.GET RID OF A BARELY-GET-BY
  • 00:10:50.730 --> 00:10:52.431
  • GET RID OF A BARELY-GET-BYMENTALITY.
  • 00:10:52.498 --> 00:10:53.766
  • MENTALITY."I'LL BE SATISFIED IF I CAN
  • 00:10:53.833 --> 00:10:55.101
  • "I'LL BE SATISFIED IF I CANJUST PAY MY BILLS AND MAKE IT
  • 00:10:55.167 --> 00:10:56.435
  • JUST PAY MY BILLS AND MAKE ITTHROUGH."
  • 00:10:56.502 --> 00:10:57.269
  • THROUGH."THAT IS NOT YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:10:57.336 --> 00:10:59.305
  • THAT IS NOT YOUR DESTINY.THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:10:59.371 --> 00:11:01.340
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO CAUSE YOU TO LEND
  • 00:11:01.407 --> 00:11:02.775
  • GOING TO CAUSE YOU TO LENDAND NOT BORROW, TO HAVE MORE
  • 00:11:02.842 --> 00:11:04.910
  • AND NOT BORROW, TO HAVE MORETHAN ENOUGH.
  • 00:11:04.977 --> 00:11:05.911
  • THAN ENOUGH.DAVID SAID, "MY CUP RUNS
  • 00:11:05.978 --> 00:11:08.414
  • DAVID SAID, "MY CUP RUNSOVER."
  • 00:11:08.481 --> 00:11:09.048
  • OVER."THERE ARE SOME RUNNING OVER
  • 00:11:09.115 --> 00:11:10.449
  • THERE ARE SOME RUNNING OVERBLESSINGS IN YOUR FUTURE,
  • 00:11:10.516 --> 00:11:12.251
  • BLESSINGS IN YOUR FUTURE,BLESSINGS THAT YOU CANNOT
  • 00:11:12.318 --> 00:11:13.486
  • BLESSINGS THAT YOU CANNOTCONTAIN, INCREASE THAT YOU
  • 00:11:13.552 --> 00:11:15.621
  • CONTAIN, INCREASE THAT YOUCAN'T USE UP IN YOUR
  • 00:11:15.688 --> 00:11:17.022
  • CAN'T USE UP IN YOURLIFETIME.
  • 00:11:17.089 --> 00:11:18.491
  • LIFETIME."WELL JOEL, I HAVEN'T SEEN
  • 00:11:18.557 --> 00:11:19.592
  • "WELL JOEL, I HAVEN'T SEENANY OF THESE FAR-OUT
  • 00:11:19.658 --> 00:11:20.993
  • ANY OF THESE FAR-OUTBLESSINGS."
  • 00:11:21.060 --> 00:11:21.727
  • BLESSINGS."STAY ENCOURAGED, THEY'RE ON
  • 00:11:21.794 --> 00:11:23.295
  • STAY ENCOURAGED, THEY'RE ONTHE WAY.
  • 00:11:23.362 --> 00:11:24.396
  • THE WAY.YOU WOULDN'T BE HEARING THIS
  • 00:11:24.463 --> 00:11:25.998
  • YOU WOULDN'T BE HEARING THISIF GOD WASN'T ABOUT TO DO
  • 00:11:26.065 --> 00:11:27.566
  • IF GOD WASN'T ABOUT TO DOSOMETHING AMAZING.
  • 00:11:27.633 --> 00:11:28.667
  • SOMETHING AMAZING.HE'S WANTING US TO TAKE THE
  • 00:11:28.734 --> 00:11:31.570
  • HE'S WANTING US TO TAKE THELIMITS OFF OF HIM.
  • 00:11:31.637 --> 00:11:33.506
  • LIMITS OFF OF HIM.ENLARGE YOUR VISION.
  • 00:11:33.572 --> 00:11:35.040
  • ENLARGE YOUR VISION.QUIT TELLING YOURSELF ALL THE
  • 00:11:35.107 --> 00:11:36.342
  • QUIT TELLING YOURSELF ALL THEREASONS WHY IT'S NOT GOING TO
  • 00:11:36.408 --> 00:11:37.910
  • REASONS WHY IT'S NOT GOING TOHAPPEN, HOW YOU'VE HAD TOO
  • 00:11:37.977 --> 00:11:39.445
  • HAPPEN, HOW YOU'VE HAD TOOMANY BAD BREAKS, HOW YOUR
  • 00:11:39.512 --> 00:11:40.880
  • MANY BAD BREAKS, HOW YOURDREAM LOOKS IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:11:40.946 --> 00:11:42.281
  • DREAM LOOKS IMPOSSIBLE.IT MAY BE TO YOU, BUT IT'S
  • 00:11:42.348 --> 00:11:44.049
  • IT MAY BE TO YOU, BUT IT'SNOT TO OUR GOD.
  • 00:11:44.116 --> 00:11:45.518
  • NOT TO OUR GOD.START EXPECTING HIS FAVOR.
  • 00:11:45.584 --> 00:11:47.553
  • START EXPECTING HIS FAVOR.START BELIEVING FOR NEW
  • 00:11:47.620 --> 00:11:48.654
  • START BELIEVING FOR NEWLEVELS.
  • 00:11:48.721 --> 00:11:49.488
  • LEVELS.START TALKING LIKE IT'S GOING
  • 00:11:49.555 --> 00:11:50.689
  • START TALKING LIKE IT'S GOINGTO HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:50.756 --> 00:11:51.690
  • TO HAPPEN."FATHER, THANK YOU THAT
  • 00:11:51.757 --> 00:11:52.992
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THATYOU'RE BRINGING ME INTO
  • 00:11:53.058 --> 00:11:53.859
  • YOU'RE BRINGING ME INTOOVERFLOW.
  • 00:11:53.926 --> 00:11:54.994
  • OVERFLOW.THANK YOU THAT GENERATIONAL
  • 00:11:55.060 --> 00:11:56.228
  • THANK YOU THAT GENERATIONALBLESSINGS ARE COMING MY WAY.
  • 00:11:56.295 --> 00:11:57.930
  • BLESSINGS ARE COMING MY WAY.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENING
  • 00:11:57.997 --> 00:11:58.898
  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENINGDOORS THAT NO MAN CAN SHUT."
  • 00:11:58.964 --> 00:12:01.600
  • DOORS THAT NO MAN CAN SHUT."WE SEE THIS BLESSING IN THE
  • 00:12:01.667 --> 00:12:03.002
  • WE SEE THIS BLESSING IN THELIFE OF JOSEPH.
  • 00:12:03.068 --> 00:12:04.670
  • LIFE OF JOSEPH.AS A TEENAGER, GOD GAVE HIM A
  • 00:12:04.737 --> 00:12:06.472
  • AS A TEENAGER, GOD GAVE HIM ADREAM THAT ONE DAY HE WOULD
  • 00:12:06.539 --> 00:12:08.107
  • DREAM THAT ONE DAY HE WOULDLEAD A NATION, THAT PEOPLE
  • 00:12:08.174 --> 00:12:09.608
  • LEAD A NATION, THAT PEOPLEWOULD BOW DOWN BEFORE HIM.
  • 00:12:09.675 --> 00:12:11.477
  • WOULD BOW DOWN BEFORE HIM.HE KNEW SOMETHING BIG WAS IN
  • 00:12:11.544 --> 00:12:12.711
  • HE KNEW SOMETHING BIG WAS INHIS FUTURE, BUT HIS BROTHERS
  • 00:12:12.778 --> 00:12:14.647
  • HIS FUTURE, BUT HIS BROTHERSWERE JEALOUS.
  • 00:12:14.713 --> 00:12:15.815
  • WERE JEALOUS.THEY THREW HIM INTO A PIT.
  • 00:12:15.881 --> 00:12:17.817
  • THEY THREW HIM INTO A PIT.THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIM
  • 00:12:17.883 --> 00:12:18.751
  • THEY WERE GOING TO LEAVE HIMTHERE TO DIE, BUT THEY SAW A
  • 00:12:18.818 --> 00:12:20.286
  • THERE TO DIE, BUT THEY SAW ACARAVAN OF ISHMAELITES
  • 00:12:20.352 --> 00:12:21.587
  • CARAVAN OF ISHMAELITESCOMING.
  • 00:12:21.654 --> 00:12:22.388
  • COMING.THEY SOLD HIM AS A SLAVE.
  • 00:12:22.454 --> 00:12:23.923
  • THEY SOLD HIM AS A SLAVE.HE ENDED UP WORKING FOR A MAN
  • 00:12:23.989 --> 00:12:26.258
  • HE ENDED UP WORKING FOR A MANNAMED POTIPHAR.
  • 00:12:26.325 --> 00:12:27.626
  • NAMED POTIPHAR.POTIPHAR WAS A HIGH-RANKING
  • 00:12:27.693 --> 00:12:29.195
  • POTIPHAR WAS A HIGH-RANKINGMILITARY OFFICIAL IN THE
  • 00:12:29.261 --> 00:12:30.930
  • MILITARY OFFICIAL IN THEEGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT.
  • 00:12:30.996 --> 00:12:31.831
  • EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT.AND JOSEPH COULD HAVE BEEN
  • 00:12:31.897 --> 00:12:33.599
  • AND JOSEPH COULD HAVE BEENBITTER.
  • 00:12:33.666 --> 00:12:34.667
  • BITTER."GOD, I THOUGHT THE BLESSING
  • 00:12:34.733 --> 00:12:36.502
  • "GOD, I THOUGHT THE BLESSINGWAS ON MY LIFE.
  • 00:12:36.569 --> 00:12:37.403
  • WAS ON MY LIFE.WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME?"
  • 00:12:37.469 --> 00:12:39.338
  • WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME?"INSTEAD HE KEPT BEING HIS
  • 00:12:39.405 --> 00:12:41.006
  • INSTEAD HE KEPT BEING HISBEST, TREATING PEOPLE WITH
  • 00:12:41.073 --> 00:12:42.741
  • BEST, TREATING PEOPLE WITHRESPECT, DOING MORE THAN
  • 00:12:42.808 --> 00:12:44.410
  • RESPECT, DOING MORE THANREQUIRED.
  • 00:12:44.476 --> 00:12:45.611
  • REQUIRED.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THE LORD
  • 00:12:45.678 --> 00:12:47.379
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS THE LORDWAS WITH JOSEPH AND BLESSED
  • 00:12:47.446 --> 00:12:49.481
  • WAS WITH JOSEPH AND BLESSEDHIM GREATLY AS HE SERVED IN
  • 00:12:49.548 --> 00:12:51.717
  • HIM GREATLY AS HE SERVED INTHE HOME OF HIS EGYPTIAN
  • 00:12:51.784 --> 00:12:53.219
  • THE HOME OF HIS EGYPTIANMASTER.
  • 00:12:53.285 --> 00:12:54.420
  • MASTER.NOTICE, GOD WAS WITH JOSEPH
  • 00:12:54.486 --> 00:12:57.056
  • NOTICE, GOD WAS WITH JOSEPHIN THE UNFAIR SITUATION WHEN
  • 00:12:57.122 --> 00:12:59.225
  • IN THE UNFAIR SITUATION WHENHE WAS MISTREATED.
  • 00:12:59.291 --> 00:13:00.559
  • HE WAS MISTREATED.WHEN HE WAS BETRAYED, THE
  • 00:13:00.626 --> 00:13:01.994
  • WHEN HE WAS BETRAYED, THEBLESSING WAS STILL ON HIS LIFE.
  • 00:13:02.061 --> 00:13:04.697
  • BLESSING WAS STILL ON HIS LIFE.SOMETIMES WE THINK
  • 00:13:04.763 --> 00:13:05.898
  • SOMETIMES WE THINKWE'RE NOT BLESSED.
  • 00:13:05.965 --> 00:13:07.333
  • WE'RE NOT BLESSED.WE CAME DOWN WITH AN ILLNESS.
  • 00:13:07.399 --> 00:13:09.168
  • WE CAME DOWN WITH AN ILLNESS.WE LOST OUR MAIN CLIENT.
  • 00:13:09.235 --> 00:13:10.769
  • WE LOST OUR MAIN CLIENT.A RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:13:10.836 --> 00:13:11.470
  • A RELATIONSHIPDIDN'T WORK OUT.
  • 00:13:11.537 --> 00:13:12.738
  • DIDN'T WORK OUT.THAT DIDN'T STOP
  • 00:13:12.805 --> 00:13:13.772
  • THAT DIDN'T STOPTHE BLESSING.
  • 00:13:13.839 --> 00:13:14.940
  • THE BLESSING.PEOPLE CAN'T CHANGE
  • 00:13:15.007 --> 00:13:16.208
  • PEOPLE CAN'T CHANGEWHAT GOD PUT ON YOU.
  • 00:13:16.275 --> 00:13:18.010
  • WHAT GOD PUT ON YOU.THE FAVOR DIDN'T CANCELED OUT
  • 00:13:18.077 --> 00:13:19.578
  • THE FAVOR DIDN'T CANCELED OUTBECAUSE OF A BAD BREAK.
  • 00:13:19.645 --> 00:13:21.814
  • BECAUSE OF A BAD BREAK.THE BLESSING IS WHY THOSE
  • 00:13:21.881 --> 00:13:23.449
  • THE BLESSING IS WHY THOSEENEMIES CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.
  • 00:13:23.515 --> 00:13:25.618
  • ENEMIES CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.THE BLESSING IS WHY
  • 00:13:25.684 --> 00:13:26.752
  • THE BLESSING IS WHYTHAT SICKNESS CAN'T TAKE
  • 00:13:26.819 --> 00:13:28.053
  • THAT SICKNESS CAN'T TAKEYOUR LIFE.
  • 00:13:28.120 --> 00:13:29.488
  • YOUR LIFE.THE BLESSING IS WHY THAT
  • 00:13:29.555 --> 00:13:30.789
  • THE BLESSING IS WHY THATSETBACK IS NOT THE END.
  • 00:13:30.856 --> 00:13:33.158
  • SETBACK IS NOT THE END.IT IS A SETUP FOR WHAT
  • 00:13:33.225 --> 00:13:34.760
  • IT IS A SETUP FOR WHATGOD IS ABOUT TO DO.
  • 00:13:34.827 --> 00:13:37.263
  • GOD IS ABOUT TO DO.DON'T GET DISCOURAGED WHEN
  • 00:13:37.329 --> 00:13:38.464
  • DON'T GET DISCOURAGED WHENLIFE DOESN'T GO YOUR WAY.
  • 00:13:38.530 --> 00:13:40.566
  • LIFE DOESN'T GO YOUR WAY.THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOU.
  • 00:13:40.633 --> 00:13:43.135
  • THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOU.VERSE 3 SAYS, "POTIPHAR
  • 00:13:43.202 --> 00:13:45.070
  • VERSE 3 SAYS, "POTIPHARNOTICED JOSEPH AND REALIZED
  • 00:13:45.137 --> 00:13:47.473
  • NOTICED JOSEPH AND REALIZEDTHE LORD WAS GIVING HIM
  • 00:13:47.539 --> 00:13:48.641
  • THE LORD WAS GIVING HIMSUCCESS IN EVERYTHING HE
  • 00:13:48.707 --> 00:13:50.476
  • SUCCESS IN EVERYTHING HEDID."
  • 00:13:50.542 --> 00:13:51.410
  • DID."VERSE 4, "SO JOSEPH NATURALLY
  • 00:13:51.477 --> 00:13:53.879
  • VERSE 4, "SO JOSEPH NATURALLYBECAME THE FAVORITE OF
  • 00:13:53.946 --> 00:13:55.180
  • BECAME THE FAVORITE OFPOTIPHAR."
  • 00:13:55.247 --> 00:13:56.582
  • POTIPHAR."JOSEPH WENT FROM BEING A
  • 00:13:56.649 --> 00:13:57.716
  • JOSEPH WENT FROM BEING ASLAVE, UNNOTICED,
  • 00:13:57.783 --> 00:13:59.551
  • SLAVE, UNNOTICED,INSIGNIFICANT, TO BEING THE
  • 00:13:59.618 --> 00:14:01.353
  • INSIGNIFICANT, TO BEING THEFAVORITE.
  • 00:14:01.420 --> 00:14:02.521
  • FAVORITE.POTIPHAR WAS SO IMPRESSED
  • 00:14:02.588 --> 00:14:04.356
  • POTIPHAR WAS SO IMPRESSEDTHAT HE PUT JOSEPH IN CHARGE
  • 00:14:04.423 --> 00:14:06.058
  • THAT HE PUT JOSEPH IN CHARGEOF HIS WHOLE HOUSE.
  • 00:14:06.125 --> 00:14:07.693
  • OF HIS WHOLE HOUSE.THAT'S THE POWER OF THE
  • 00:14:07.760 --> 00:14:09.094
  • THAT'S THE POWER OF THEBLESSING.
  • 00:14:09.161 --> 00:14:10.129
  • BLESSING.WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO PUSH YOU
  • 00:14:10.195 --> 00:14:11.463
  • WHEN PEOPLE TRY TO PUSH YOUDOWN, IT WILL CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:14:11.530 --> 00:14:12.998
  • DOWN, IT WILL CAUSE YOU TORISE UP.
  • 00:14:13.065 --> 00:14:14.166
  • RISE UP.WHEN PEOPLE IGNORE YOU AND
  • 00:14:14.233 --> 00:14:15.467
  • WHEN PEOPLE IGNORE YOU ANDTRY TO DISCOUNT YOU, IT WILL
  • 00:14:15.534 --> 00:14:17.002
  • TRY TO DISCOUNT YOU, IT WILLCAUSE YOU TO BE NOTICED.
  • 00:14:17.069 --> 00:14:19.204
  • CAUSE YOU TO BE NOTICED.I'M SURE POTIPHAR HAD OTHER
  • 00:14:19.271 --> 00:14:21.106
  • I'M SURE POTIPHAR HAD OTHERPEOPLE WORKING FOR HIM THAT
  • 00:14:21.173 --> 00:14:22.675
  • PEOPLE WORKING FOR HIM THATHAD MORE EXPERIENCE, BUT THE
  • 00:14:22.741 --> 00:14:24.510
  • HAD MORE EXPERIENCE, BUT THEBLESSING ON JOSEPH'S LIFE
  • 00:14:24.576 --> 00:14:26.745
  • BLESSING ON JOSEPH'S LIFECAUSED HIM TO STAND OUT.
  • 00:14:26.812 --> 00:14:28.147
  • CAUSED HIM TO STAND OUT.AND PEOPLE MAY NOT RECOGNIZE
  • 00:14:28.213 --> 00:14:30.716
  • AND PEOPLE MAY NOT RECOGNIZEYOU YET.
  • 00:14:30.783 --> 00:14:31.917
  • YOU YET.YOUR BOSS DOESN'T GIVE YOU
  • 00:14:31.984 --> 00:14:33.052
  • YOUR BOSS DOESN'T GIVE YOUCREDIT, RELATIVES DISCOUNT
  • 00:14:33.118 --> 00:14:35.254
  • CREDIT, RELATIVES DISCOUNTYOU, THINK YOU DON'T MUCH TO
  • 00:14:35.321 --> 00:14:36.522
  • YOU, THINK YOU DON'T MUCH TOOFFER.
  • 00:14:36.588 --> 00:14:37.423
  • OFFER.YOU MAY BE OVERLOOKED NOW,
  • 00:14:37.489 --> 00:14:39.658
  • YOU MAY BE OVERLOOKED NOW,BUT THE TIME IS COMING WHERE
  • 00:14:39.725 --> 00:14:41.493
  • BUT THE TIME IS COMING WHEREYOU'RE GOING TO BE NOTICED.
  • 00:14:41.560 --> 00:14:42.461
  • YOU'RE GOING TO BE NOTICED.PEOPLE ARE GOING TO RECOGNIZE
  • 00:14:42.528 --> 00:14:44.863
  • PEOPLE ARE GOING TO RECOGNIZEYOUR GIFTS, YOUR TALENT, YOUR
  • 00:14:44.930 --> 00:14:47.266
  • YOUR GIFTS, YOUR TALENT, YOURVALUE.
  • 00:14:47.333 --> 00:14:47.900
  • VALUE.GOD'S GOING TO CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:14:47.967 --> 00:14:49.335
  • GOD'S GOING TO CAUSE YOU TOSTAND OUT.
  • 00:14:49.401 --> 00:14:50.602
  • STAND OUT.YOU'RE GOING TO GO FROM BEING
  • 00:14:50.669 --> 00:14:51.937
  • YOU'RE GOING TO GO FROM BEINGUNNOTICED TO BEING IN CHARGE,
  • 00:14:52.004 --> 00:14:54.373
  • UNNOTICED TO BEING IN CHARGE,FROM BEING NOT RECOGNIZED, TO
  • 00:14:54.440 --> 00:14:56.308
  • FROM BEING NOT RECOGNIZED, TOBEING THE FAVORITE.
  • 00:14:56.375 --> 00:14:57.509
  • BEING THE FAVORITE.HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?
  • 00:14:57.576 --> 00:14:58.577
  • HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:14:58.644 --> 00:15:00.846
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.VERSE 5 SAYS, "THE DAY JOSEPH
  • 00:15:00.913 --> 00:15:03.082
  • VERSE 5 SAYS, "THE DAY JOSEPHWAS PUT IN CHARGE, GOD BEGAN
  • 00:15:03.148 --> 00:15:05.484
  • WAS PUT IN CHARGE, GOD BEGANTO BLESS POTIPHAR FOR
  • 00:15:05.551 --> 00:15:07.119
  • TO BLESS POTIPHAR FORJOSEPH'S SAKE."
  • 00:15:07.186 --> 00:15:08.887
  • JOSEPH'S SAKE."YOU WOULD THINK THAT JOSEPH
  • 00:15:08.954 --> 00:15:10.622
  • YOU WOULD THINK THAT JOSEPHWOULD BE BLESSED BECAUSE OF
  • 00:15:10.689 --> 00:15:12.291
  • WOULD BE BLESSED BECAUSE OFPOTIPHAR, THIS PROMINENT
  • 00:15:12.358 --> 00:15:13.859
  • POTIPHAR, THIS PROMINENTOFFICIAL.
  • 00:15:13.926 --> 00:15:14.760
  • OFFICIAL.IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.
  • 00:15:14.827 --> 00:15:16.762
  • IT WAS JUST THE OPPOSITE.THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:15:16.829 --> 00:15:18.464
  • THE BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISSO POWERFUL, IT WILL NOT ONLY
  • 00:15:18.530 --> 00:15:20.899
  • SO POWERFUL, IT WILL NOT ONLYCAUSE YOU TO BE PROMOTED, YOU
  • 00:15:20.966 --> 00:15:23.135
  • CAUSE YOU TO BE PROMOTED, YOUTO BE NOTICED, BUT PEOPLE
  • 00:15:23.202 --> 00:15:24.903
  • TO BE NOTICED, BUT PEOPLEAROUND YOU WILL BE BLESSED.
  • 00:15:24.970 --> 00:15:26.505
  • AROUND YOU WILL BE BLESSED.YOUR COMPANY, YOUR COWORKERS,
  • 00:15:26.572 --> 00:15:29.641
  • YOUR COMPANY, YOUR COWORKERS,YOUR FRIENDS SHOULD BE GLAD
  • 00:15:29.708 --> 00:15:31.310
  • YOUR FRIENDS SHOULD BE GLADTO HAVE YOU.
  • 00:15:31.377 --> 00:15:32.478
  • TO HAVE YOU.BECAUSE YOU'RE THERE, THEY'RE
  • 00:15:32.544 --> 00:15:33.912
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE THERE, THEY'REGOING TO SEE FAVOR, THEY'RE
  • 00:15:33.979 --> 00:15:35.247
  • GOING TO SEE FAVOR, THEY'REGOING TO SEE INCREASE.
  • 00:15:35.314 --> 00:15:36.815
  • GOING TO SEE INCREASE.THEY MAY NOT EVEN REALIZE THE
  • 00:15:36.882 --> 00:15:38.417
  • THEY MAY NOT EVEN REALIZE THEREASON THEY'RE BLESSED IS
  • 00:15:38.484 --> 00:15:39.885
  • REASON THEY'RE BLESSED ISBECAUSE THEY'RE CONNECTED TO
  • 00:15:39.952 --> 00:15:41.086
  • BECAUSE THEY'RE CONNECTED TOYOU.
  • 00:15:41.153 --> 00:15:42.221
  • YOU.GENESIS 30, JACOB HAD BEEN
  • 00:15:42.287 --> 00:15:44.423
  • GENESIS 30, JACOB HAD BEENWORKING FOR A MAN NAMED LABAN
  • 00:15:44.490 --> 00:15:46.358
  • WORKING FOR A MAN NAMED LABANFOR SEVEN YEARS.
  • 00:15:46.425 --> 00:15:47.793
  • FOR SEVEN YEARS.LABAN PROMISED HIM IN RETURN
  • 00:15:47.860 --> 00:15:49.828
  • LABAN PROMISED HIM IN RETURNTHAT HE COULD MARRY HIS
  • 00:15:49.895 --> 00:15:50.863
  • THAT HE COULD MARRY HISDAUGHTER, RACHEL.
  • 00:15:50.929 --> 00:15:52.231
  • DAUGHTER, RACHEL.WELL, AFTER THE SEVEN YEARS,
  • 00:15:52.297 --> 00:15:53.932
  • WELL, AFTER THE SEVEN YEARS,LABAN GAVE HIM HIS DAUGHTER
  • 00:15:53.999 --> 00:15:55.601
  • LABAN GAVE HIM HIS DAUGHTERLEAH INSTEAD.
  • 00:15:55.667 --> 00:15:57.469
  • LEAH INSTEAD.HE DIDN'T KEEP HIS WORD.
  • 00:15:57.536 --> 00:15:59.138
  • HE DIDN'T KEEP HIS WORD.HE SAID, "JACOB, IF YOU'LL
  • 00:15:59.204 --> 00:16:00.439
  • HE SAID, "JACOB, IF YOU'LLWORK FOR ME ANOTHER SEVEN
  • 00:16:00.506 --> 00:16:01.874
  • WORK FOR ME ANOTHER SEVENYEARS, THEN I'LL GIVE YOU
  • 00:16:01.940 --> 00:16:02.975
  • YEARS, THEN I'LL GIVE YOURACHEL."
  • 00:16:03.042 --> 00:16:04.176
  • RACHEL."JACOB COULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,
  • 00:16:04.243 --> 00:16:05.911
  • JACOB COULD HAVE BEEN BITTER,STARTED A BIG FIGHT, LEFT
  • 00:16:05.978 --> 00:16:07.379
  • STARTED A BIG FIGHT, LEFTTHERE ANGRY, BUT HE TOOK THE
  • 00:16:07.446 --> 00:16:09.515
  • THERE ANGRY, BUT HE TOOK THEHIGH ROAD AND WORKED ANOTHER
  • 00:16:09.581 --> 00:16:11.083
  • HIGH ROAD AND WORKED ANOTHERSEVEN YEARS.
  • 00:16:11.150 --> 00:16:12.351
  • SEVEN YEARS.HE FINALLY MARRIED RACHEL AND
  • 00:16:12.418 --> 00:16:14.686
  • HE FINALLY MARRIED RACHEL ANDWAS ABOUT TO MOVE BACK TO HIS
  • 00:16:14.753 --> 00:16:16.088
  • WAS ABOUT TO MOVE BACK TO HISHOMETOWN WITH HIS FAMILY.
  • 00:16:16.155 --> 00:16:18.390
  • HOMETOWN WITH HIS FAMILY.VERSE 27 LABAN SAID, "JACOB,
  • 00:16:18.457 --> 00:16:21.093
  • VERSE 27 LABAN SAID, "JACOB,PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME.
  • 00:16:21.160 --> 00:16:22.828
  • PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME.I HAVE LEARNED THE LORD HAS
  • 00:16:22.895 --> 00:16:24.696
  • I HAVE LEARNED THE LORD HASBLESSED ME BECAUSE YOU ARE
  • 00:16:24.763 --> 00:16:26.365
  • BLESSED ME BECAUSE YOU AREHERE."
  • 00:16:26.432 --> 00:16:27.833
  • HERE."FOR YEARS, HE DIDN'T TREAT
  • 00:16:27.900 --> 00:16:29.768
  • FOR YEARS, HE DIDN'T TREATJACOB RIGHT.
  • 00:16:29.835 --> 00:16:30.836
  • JACOB RIGHT.IT WAS UNFAIR, BUT NOW HE'S
  • 00:16:30.903 --> 00:16:33.839
  • IT WAS UNFAIR, BUT NOW HE'SBEGGING HIM TO STAY.
  • 00:16:33.906 --> 00:16:35.707
  • BEGGING HIM TO STAY.HE REALIZES HE'S BLESSED
  • 00:16:35.774 --> 00:16:38.077
  • HE REALIZES HE'S BLESSEDBECAUSE OF THE FAVOR ON
  • 00:16:38.143 --> 00:16:39.445
  • BECAUSE OF THE FAVOR ONJACOB'S LIFE.
  • 00:16:39.511 --> 00:16:41.313
  • JACOB'S LIFE.YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:16:41.380 --> 00:16:42.481
  • YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE THATDON'T REALLY VALUE WHO YOU
  • 00:16:42.548 --> 00:16:43.982
  • DON'T REALLY VALUE WHO YOUARE AND THEY HAVEN'T KEPT
  • 00:16:44.049 --> 00:16:45.717
  • ARE AND THEY HAVEN'T KEPTTHEIR WORD.
  • 00:16:45.784 --> 00:16:46.585
  • THEIR WORD.DON'T BE OFFENDED, BE A
  • 00:16:46.652 --> 00:16:47.986
  • DON'T BE OFFENDED, BE AJACOB.
  • 00:16:48.053 --> 00:16:49.054
  • JACOB.KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.
  • 00:16:49.121 --> 00:16:50.823
  • KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING.YOU DON'T HAVE TO CONVINCE
  • 00:16:50.889 --> 00:16:51.890
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO CONVINCEPEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, PROVE TO
  • 00:16:51.957 --> 00:16:53.826
  • PEOPLE TO LIKE YOU, PROVE TOTHEM WHO YOU ARE.
  • 00:16:53.892 --> 00:16:55.127
  • THEM WHO YOU ARE.THEY MAY DISCOUNT YOU NOW BUT
  • 00:16:55.194 --> 00:16:57.196
  • THEY MAY DISCOUNT YOU NOW BUTONE DAY, LIKE JACOB, THEY'LL
  • 00:16:57.262 --> 00:16:59.264
  • ONE DAY, LIKE JACOB, THEY'LLBE ASKING YOU TO STAY.
  • 00:16:59.331 --> 00:17:00.899
  • BE ASKING YOU TO STAY.THEY WILL REALIZE THE REASON
  • 00:17:00.966 --> 00:17:02.701
  • THEY WILL REALIZE THE REASONTHEY'RE BLESSED IS BECAUSE OF
  • 00:17:02.768 --> 00:17:04.303
  • THEY'RE BLESSED IS BECAUSE OFYOU.
  • 00:17:04.369 --> 00:17:05.304
  • YOU.LABAN SAID TO JACOB, "I'LL
  • 00:17:05.370 --> 00:17:07.239
  • LABAN SAID TO JACOB, "I'LLPAY YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT IF
  • 00:17:07.306 --> 00:17:08.874
  • PAY YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT IFYOU WILL STAY."
  • 00:17:08.941 --> 00:17:10.309
  • YOU WILL STAY."JACOB KNEW HIS TIME THERE WAS
  • 00:17:10.375 --> 00:17:11.910
  • JACOB KNEW HIS TIME THERE WASOVER.
  • 00:17:11.977 --> 00:17:12.678
  • OVER.HE LEFT, NOT ONLY A VERY
  • 00:17:12.744 --> 00:17:14.446
  • HE LEFT, NOT ONLY A VERYWEALTHY MAN, BUT HE LEFT WITH
  • 00:17:14.513 --> 00:17:16.582
  • WEALTHY MAN, BUT HE LEFT WITHTHE RESPECT AND HONOR THAT HE
  • 00:17:16.648 --> 00:17:18.951
  • THE RESPECT AND HONOR THAT HEHAD NOT BEEN GIVEN FOR MANY
  • 00:17:19.017 --> 00:17:20.552
  • HAD NOT BEEN GIVEN FOR MANYYEARS.
  • 00:17:20.619 --> 00:17:21.653
  • YEARS.GOD IS YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:17:21.720 --> 00:17:23.755
  • GOD IS YOUR VINDICATOR.HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.
  • 00:17:23.822 --> 00:17:25.357
  • HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.YOU KEEP DOING THE RIGHT
  • 00:17:25.424 --> 00:17:26.492
  • YOU KEEP DOING THE RIGHTTHING AND ONE DAY GOD WILL
  • 00:17:26.558 --> 00:17:28.627
  • THING AND ONE DAY GOD WILLMAKE IT UP TO YOU.
  • 00:17:28.694 --> 00:17:30.395
  • MAKE IT UP TO YOU.IN THE LATE 1950S, MY FATHER
  • 00:17:30.462 --> 00:17:32.698
  • IN THE LATE 1950S, MY FATHERWAS PASTORING A LARGE CHURCH,
  • 00:17:32.764 --> 00:17:35.000
  • WAS PASTORING A LARGE CHURCH,VERY SUCCESSFUL.
  • 00:17:35.067 --> 00:17:36.668
  • VERY SUCCESSFUL.THEY HAD JUST BUILT A
  • 00:17:36.735 --> 00:17:37.369
  • THEY HAD JUST BUILT ABEAUTIFUL NEW SANCTUARY.
  • 00:17:37.436 --> 00:17:39.204
  • BEAUTIFUL NEW SANCTUARY.HE WAS ON THE STATE BOARD FOR
  • 00:17:39.271 --> 00:17:40.572
  • HE WAS ON THE STATE BOARD FORHIS DENOMINATION.
  • 00:17:40.639 --> 00:17:41.907
  • HIS DENOMINATION.HIS FUTURE LOOKED VERY
  • 00:17:41.974 --> 00:17:43.542
  • HIS FUTURE LOOKED VERYBRIGHT, BUT HE STARTED
  • 00:17:43.609 --> 00:17:45.410
  • BRIGHT, BUT HE STARTEDTEACHING THE PEOPLE ABOUT HOW
  • 00:17:45.477 --> 00:17:46.778
  • TEACHING THE PEOPLE ABOUT HOWGOD IS GOOD, AND HOW HE STILL
  • 00:17:46.845 --> 00:17:48.981
  • GOD IS GOOD, AND HOW HE STILLHEALS, AND WANTS US TO LIVE A
  • 00:17:49.047 --> 00:17:50.716
  • HEALS, AND WANTS US TO LIVE AVICTORIOUS LIFE.
  • 00:17:50.782 --> 00:17:52.718
  • VICTORIOUS LIFE.WELL, THIS NEW MESSAGE DIDN'T
  • 00:17:52.784 --> 00:17:54.253
  • WELL, THIS NEW MESSAGE DIDN'TGO OVER WELL.
  • 00:17:54.319 --> 00:17:55.554
  • GO OVER WELL.IT DIDN'T FIT INTO THEIR
  • 00:17:55.621 --> 00:17:56.622
  • IT DIDN'T FIT INTO THEIRDENOMINATIONAL MOLD AND THERE
  • 00:17:56.688 --> 00:17:58.624
  • DENOMINATIONAL MOLD AND THEREWAS SO MUCH OPPOSITION, SO
  • 00:17:58.690 --> 00:18:00.359
  • WAS SO MUCH OPPOSITION, SOMUCH PRESSURE THAT HE HAD TO
  • 00:18:00.425 --> 00:18:02.127
  • MUCH PRESSURE THAT HE HAD TORESIGN FROM THAT CHURCH.
  • 00:18:02.194 --> 00:18:03.896
  • RESIGN FROM THAT CHURCH.HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUT AND
  • 00:18:03.962 --> 00:18:05.364
  • HE AND MY MOTHER WENT OUT ANDSTARTED LAKEWOOD.
  • 00:18:05.430 --> 00:18:06.965
  • STARTED LAKEWOOD.FOR YEARS, MY FATHER WAS
  • 00:18:07.032 --> 00:18:08.901
  • FOR YEARS, MY FATHER WASIGNORED BY HIS PEERS.
  • 00:18:08.967 --> 00:18:11.136
  • IGNORED BY HIS PEERS.HE WAS OVERLOOKED, UNNOTICED.
  • 00:18:11.203 --> 00:18:13.872
  • HE WAS OVERLOOKED, UNNOTICED.COLLEAGUES THAT HE USED TO GO
  • 00:18:13.939 --> 00:18:15.107
  • COLLEAGUES THAT HE USED TO GOTO LUNCH WITH, THEY JUST
  • 00:18:15.174 --> 00:18:16.241
  • TO LUNCH WITH, THEY JUSTDISMISSED HIM, ACTED LIKE HE
  • 00:18:16.308 --> 00:18:18.043
  • DISMISSED HIM, ACTED LIKE HEWAS SECOND CLASS, LIKE HE
  • 00:18:18.110 --> 00:18:19.378
  • WAS SECOND CLASS, LIKE HEWASN'T UP TO PAR.
  • 00:18:19.444 --> 00:18:21.113
  • WASN'T UP TO PAR.MY FATHER NEVER SAID ANYTHING
  • 00:18:21.180 --> 00:18:22.881
  • MY FATHER NEVER SAID ANYTHINGABOUT THIS, BUT I KNEW DEEP
  • 00:18:22.948 --> 00:18:24.783
  • ABOUT THIS, BUT I KNEW DEEPDOWN THAT IT BOTHERED HIM.
  • 00:18:24.850 --> 00:18:26.952
  • DOWN THAT IT BOTHERED HIM.THIRTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, THAT
  • 00:18:27.019 --> 00:18:29.121
  • THIRTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, THATDENOMINATION WAS HAVING THEIR
  • 00:18:29.188 --> 00:18:30.856
  • DENOMINATION WAS HAVING THEIRANNUAL MEETING HERE IN
  • 00:18:30.923 --> 00:18:32.357
  • ANNUAL MEETING HERE INHOUSTON.
  • 00:18:32.424 --> 00:18:33.525
  • HOUSTON.THE MAIN SPEAKER SAID IN
  • 00:18:33.592 --> 00:18:35.360
  • THE MAIN SPEAKER SAID INFRONT OF THOUSANDS OF
  • 00:18:35.427 --> 00:18:36.495
  • FRONT OF THOUSANDS OFLEADERS, "WE NEED TO STAY
  • 00:18:36.562 --> 00:18:38.197
  • LEADERS, "WE NEED TO STAYMORE OPEN.
  • 00:18:38.263 --> 00:18:39.398
  • MORE OPEN.THINK WHERE WE WOULD BE IF WE
  • 00:18:39.464 --> 00:18:41.233
  • THINK WHERE WE WOULD BE IF WESTILL HAD JOHN OSTEEN WITH
  • 00:18:41.300 --> 00:18:42.768
  • STILL HAD JOHN OSTEEN WITHUS."
  • 00:18:42.834 --> 00:18:43.402
  • US."AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS, THEY
  • 00:18:43.468 --> 00:18:45.604
  • AFTER ALL THOSE YEARS, THEYFINALLY SHOWED HIM RESPECT AND
  • 00:18:45.671 --> 00:18:47.806
  • FINALLY SHOWED HIM RESPECT ANDADMIRATION.
  • 00:18:47.873 --> 00:18:49.508
  • ADMIRATION.AND NO, YOU DON'T NEED
  • 00:18:49.575 --> 00:18:51.276
  • AND NO, YOU DON'T NEEDPEOPLE'S APPROVAL.
  • 00:18:51.343 --> 00:18:52.611
  • PEOPLE'S APPROVAL.YOU DON'T HAVE TO THEIR
  • 00:18:52.678 --> 00:18:53.712
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO THEIRSUPPORT, BUT GOD IS A GOD OF
  • 00:18:53.779 --> 00:18:56.248
  • SUPPORT, BUT GOD IS A GOD OFJUSTICE.
  • 00:18:56.315 --> 00:18:57.316
  • JUSTICE.HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.
  • 00:18:57.382 --> 00:18:59.184
  • HE SEES WHAT'S HAPPENING.IF YOU WILL KEEP HONORING
  • 00:18:59.251 --> 00:19:00.452
  • IF YOU WILL KEEP HONORINGHIM, THERE WILL BE A DAY WHEN
  • 00:19:00.519 --> 00:19:02.921
  • HIM, THERE WILL BE A DAY WHENTHOSE THAT HAVE OVERLOOKED
  • 00:19:02.988 --> 00:19:04.156
  • THOSE THAT HAVE OVERLOOKEDYOU, THOSE THAT ARE
  • 00:19:04.223 --> 00:19:05.257
  • YOU, THOSE THAT AREDISCOUNTED YOU, THEY WILL SEE
  • 00:19:05.324 --> 00:19:07.392
  • DISCOUNTED YOU, THEY WILL SEEYOU IN A NEW LIGHT AND GIVE
  • 00:19:07.459 --> 00:19:09.361
  • YOU IN A NEW LIGHT AND GIVEYOU THE RESPECT AND HONOR
  • 00:19:09.428 --> 00:19:11.163
  • YOU THE RESPECT AND HONORTHAT YOU DESERVE.
  • 00:19:11.230 --> 00:19:12.998
  • THAT YOU DESERVE.WHEN JOSEPH'S BROTHERS THREW
  • 00:19:13.065 --> 00:19:14.666
  • WHEN JOSEPH'S BROTHERS THREWHIM INTO THE PIT, THEY TOOK
  • 00:19:14.733 --> 00:19:16.802
  • HIM INTO THE PIT, THEY TOOKHIS FREEDOM BUT THEY DIDN'T
  • 00:19:16.868 --> 00:19:18.570
  • HIS FREEDOM BUT THEY DIDN'TTAKE THE BLESSING.
  • 00:19:18.637 --> 00:19:20.339
  • TAKE THE BLESSING.WHEN POTIPHAR'S WIFE TRIED TO
  • 00:19:20.405 --> 00:19:21.707
  • WHEN POTIPHAR'S WIFE TRIED TOSEDUCE JOSEPH, SHE RIPPED HIS
  • 00:19:21.773 --> 00:19:23.508
  • SEDUCE JOSEPH, SHE RIPPED HISCOAT OFF AND LIED ABOUT HIM,
  • 00:19:23.575 --> 00:19:25.177
  • COAT OFF AND LIED ABOUT HIM,FALSELY ACCUSED HIM.
  • 00:19:25.244 --> 00:19:26.578
  • FALSELY ACCUSED HIM.SHE TOOK HIS COAT, BUT SHE
  • 00:19:26.645 --> 00:19:28.513
  • SHE TOOK HIS COAT, BUT SHECOULDN'T TAKE HIS CALLING.
  • 00:19:28.580 --> 00:19:30.649
  • COULDN'T TAKE HIS CALLING.SOMEBODY MAY HAVE HURT YOU,
  • 00:19:30.716 --> 00:19:32.451
  • SOMEBODY MAY HAVE HURT YOU,THEY BETRAYED YOU, THEY LEFT
  • 00:19:32.517 --> 00:19:33.885
  • THEY BETRAYED YOU, THEY LEFTYOU OUT, BUT THEY DIDN'T STOP
  • 00:19:33.952 --> 00:19:35.821
  • YOU OUT, BUT THEY DIDN'T STOPYOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:19:35.887 --> 00:19:37.422
  • YOUR DESTINY.A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOW
  • 00:19:37.489 --> 00:19:39.024
  • A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOWHIS COMPANY LET HIM GO AFTER
  • 00:19:39.091 --> 00:19:40.959
  • HIS COMPANY LET HIM GO AFTERMANY YEARS.
  • 00:19:41.026 --> 00:19:42.194
  • MANY YEARS.SOMEBODY WAS JEALOUS AND
  • 00:19:42.261 --> 00:19:43.795
  • SOMEBODY WAS JEALOUS ANDSPREAD ALL THESE RUMORS AND
  • 00:19:43.862 --> 00:19:45.731
  • SPREAD ALL THESE RUMORS ANDLONG STORY SHORT, HE UNFAIRLY
  • 00:19:45.797 --> 00:19:47.599
  • LONG STORY SHORT, HE UNFAIRLYLOST HIS POSITION.
  • 00:19:47.666 --> 00:19:49.468
  • LOST HIS POSITION.I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLING
  • 00:19:49.534 --> 00:19:50.902
  • I TOLD HIM WHAT I'M TELLINGYOU, THEY MAY HAVE TAKEN YOUR
  • 00:19:50.969 --> 00:19:52.638
  • YOU, THEY MAY HAVE TAKEN YOURJOB, BUT THEY DIDN'T TAKE
  • 00:19:52.704 --> 00:19:54.473
  • JOB, BUT THEY DIDN'T TAKEYOUR BLESSING.
  • 00:19:54.539 --> 00:19:55.841
  • YOUR BLESSING.PEOPLE CANNOT STOP WHAT GOD
  • 00:19:55.907 --> 00:19:57.943
  • PEOPLE CANNOT STOP WHAT GODPUT ON YOU.
  • 00:19:58.010 --> 00:19:59.044
  • PUT ON YOU.YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEING
  • 00:19:59.111 --> 00:20:00.746
  • YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEINGYOUR BEST, AND THE BLESSING
  • 00:20:00.812 --> 00:20:03.115
  • YOUR BEST, AND THE BLESSINGWILL ALWAYS OVERRIDE WHAT
  • 00:20:03.181 --> 00:20:05.517
  • WILL ALWAYS OVERRIDE WHATPEOPLE HAVE DONE.
  • 00:20:05.584 --> 00:20:07.152
  • PEOPLE HAVE DONE.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "WHAT GOD
  • 00:20:07.219 --> 00:20:09.187
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "WHAT GODHAS BLESSED, NO PERSON CAN
  • 00:20:09.254 --> 00:20:11.423
  • HAS BLESSED, NO PERSON CANCURSE."
  • 00:20:11.490 --> 00:20:12.557
  • CURSE."THE BLESSING ON YOU IS MORE
  • 00:20:12.624 --> 00:20:14.526
  • THE BLESSING ON YOU IS MOREPOWERFUL THAN ANY BETRAYAL,
  • 00:20:14.593 --> 00:20:16.862
  • POWERFUL THAN ANY BETRAYAL,THAN HOW YOU WERE RAISED,
  • 00:20:16.928 --> 00:20:18.196
  • THAN HOW YOU WERE RAISED,THAN PEOPLE TRYING TO
  • 00:20:18.263 --> 00:20:19.064
  • THAN PEOPLE TRYING TODISCREDIT YOU.
  • 00:20:19.131 --> 00:20:20.465
  • DISCREDIT YOU.QUIT FOCUSING ON WHAT YOU'VE
  • 00:20:20.532 --> 00:20:22.034
  • QUIT FOCUSING ON WHAT YOU'VELOST AND START FOCUSING ON
  • 00:20:22.100 --> 00:20:24.202
  • LOST AND START FOCUSING ONWHAT YOU HAVE LEFT.
  • 00:20:24.269 --> 00:20:25.470
  • WHAT YOU HAVE LEFT.THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOUR
  • 00:20:25.537 --> 00:20:26.938
  • THE BLESSING IS STILL ON YOURLIFE.
  • 00:20:27.005 --> 00:20:27.673
  • LIFE.YOU ARE BLESSED IN THE CITY,
  • 00:20:27.739 --> 00:20:29.441
  • YOU ARE BLESSED IN THE CITY,AND BLESSED IN THE COUNTRY.
  • 00:20:29.508 --> 00:20:31.143
  • AND BLESSED IN THE COUNTRY.YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU GO
  • 00:20:31.209 --> 00:20:32.411
  • YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU GOIN AND BLESSED WHEN YOU COME
  • 00:20:32.477 --> 00:20:33.845
  • IN AND BLESSED WHEN YOU COMEOUT.
  • 00:20:33.912 --> 00:20:34.746
  • OUT.THAT MEANS YOU ARE BLESSED
  • 00:20:34.813 --> 00:20:36.348
  • THAT MEANS YOU ARE BLESSEDWHEN THINGS ARE GOING YOUR
  • 00:20:36.415 --> 00:20:37.316
  • WHEN THINGS ARE GOING YOURWAY AND BLESSED WHEN THEY'RE
  • 00:20:37.382 --> 00:20:38.784
  • WAY AND BLESSED WHEN THEY'RENOT GOING YOUR WAY.
  • 00:20:38.850 --> 00:20:40.185
  • NOT GOING YOUR WAY.YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE
  • 00:20:40.252 --> 00:20:41.186
  • YOU ARE BLESSED WHEN YOU'REIN THE PALACE AND YOU'RE
  • 00:20:41.253 --> 00:20:42.587
  • IN THE PALACE AND YOU'RESTILL BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE IN
  • 00:20:42.654 --> 00:20:43.655
  • STILL BLESSED WHEN YOU'RE INTHE PIT.
  • 00:20:43.722 --> 00:20:44.723
  • THE PIT.HERE'S THE KEY, THE BLESSING
  • 00:20:44.790 --> 00:20:46.792
  • HERE'S THE KEY, THE BLESSINGDID NOT COME FROM PEOPLE SO
  • 00:20:46.858 --> 00:20:48.927
  • DID NOT COME FROM PEOPLE SOIT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY BY
  • 00:20:48.994 --> 00:20:51.029
  • IT CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY BYPEOPLE.
  • 00:20:51.096 --> 00:20:53.532
  • PEOPLE.IN NUMBERS CHAPTER 22, THIS
  • 00:20:53.598 --> 00:20:55.934
  • IN NUMBERS CHAPTER 22, THISKING WAS TRYING TO PAY A
  • 00:20:56.001 --> 00:20:57.836
  • KING WAS TRYING TO PAY APROPHET TO CURSE THE
  • 00:20:57.903 --> 00:20:59.504
  • PROPHET TO CURSE THEISRAELITES.
  • 00:20:59.571 --> 00:21:00.605
  • ISRAELITES.THREE TIMES THE PROPHET TOLD
  • 00:21:00.672 --> 00:21:02.207
  • THREE TIMES THE PROPHET TOLDTHE KING, "NO MATTER HOW MANY
  • 00:21:02.274 --> 00:21:04.009
  • THE KING, "NO MATTER HOW MANYYOU PAY, I CANNOT CURSE WHAT
  • 00:21:04.076 --> 00:21:06.712
  • YOU PAY, I CANNOT CURSE WHATGOD HAS ALREADY BLESSED."
  • 00:21:06.778 --> 00:21:08.947
  • GOD HAS ALREADY BLESSED."WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND THIS, YOU
  • 00:21:09.014 --> 00:21:10.582
  • WHEN YOU UNDERSTAND THIS, YOUWON'T LIVE UPSET 'CAUSE
  • 00:21:10.649 --> 00:21:12.117
  • WON'T LIVE UPSET 'CAUSESOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT YOU,
  • 00:21:12.184 --> 00:21:14.052
  • SOMEBODY'S TALKING ABOUT YOU,FRUSTRATED 'CAUSE YOU HAD A
  • 00:21:14.119 --> 00:21:15.187
  • FRUSTRATED 'CAUSE YOU HAD ABAD BREAK, OFFENDED BECAUSE
  • 00:21:15.253 --> 00:21:16.988
  • BAD BREAK, OFFENDED BECAUSETHEY LEFT YOU OUT.
  • 00:21:17.055 --> 00:21:18.256
  • THEY LEFT YOU OUT.YOU KNOW EVERY FORCE THAT'S
  • 00:21:18.323 --> 00:21:20.158
  • YOU KNOW EVERY FORCE THAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU IS
  • 00:21:20.225 --> 00:21:21.860
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU ISPOWERLESS TO CHANGE THE
  • 00:21:21.927 --> 00:21:23.395
  • POWERLESS TO CHANGE THEBLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:21:23.462 --> 00:21:25.564
  • BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE.IN THE 1500S, QUEEN ELIZABETH
  • 00:21:25.630 --> 00:21:27.833
  • IN THE 1500S, QUEEN ELIZABETHI WAS BORN.
  • 00:21:27.899 --> 00:21:29.434
  • I WAS BORN.HER FATHER WANTED A BOY SO
  • 00:21:29.501 --> 00:21:30.902
  • HER FATHER WANTED A BOY SOBADLY THAT HE CURSED HER AT
  • 00:21:30.969 --> 00:21:32.704
  • BADLY THAT HE CURSED HER ATBIRTH.
  • 00:21:32.771 --> 00:21:33.705
  • BIRTH.THE POPE DECLARED HER
  • 00:21:33.772 --> 00:21:34.773
  • THE POPE DECLARED HERILLEGITIMATE BECAUSE HER
  • 00:21:34.840 --> 00:21:36.441
  • ILLEGITIMATE BECAUSE HERFATHER HAD BEEN DIVORCED.
  • 00:21:36.508 --> 00:21:38.176
  • FATHER HAD BEEN DIVORCED.HER HALF SISTER FALSELY
  • 00:21:38.243 --> 00:21:39.544
  • HER HALF SISTER FALSELYACCUSED HER AND HAD HER
  • 00:21:39.611 --> 00:21:40.946
  • ACCUSED HER AND HAD HERIMPRISONED IN THE TOWER OF
  • 00:21:41.012 --> 00:21:42.714
  • IMPRISONED IN THE TOWER OFLONDON.
  • 00:21:42.781 --> 00:21:43.815
  • LONDON.ALL THESE PEOPLE CAME AGAINST
  • 00:21:43.882 --> 00:21:45.517
  • ALL THESE PEOPLE CAME AGAINSTHER FROM CHILDHOOD, BUT
  • 00:21:45.584 --> 00:21:47.786
  • HER FROM CHILDHOOD, BUTPEOPLE DON'T DETERMINE YOUR
  • 00:21:47.853 --> 00:21:49.354
  • PEOPLE DON'T DETERMINE YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:21:49.421 --> 00:21:50.455
  • DESTINY.WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT YOU
  • 00:21:50.522 --> 00:21:51.790
  • WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT YOUCANNOT STOP YOUR PURPOSE.
  • 00:21:51.857 --> 00:21:53.558
  • CANNOT STOP YOUR PURPOSE.AND ELIZABETH HAD A ROUGH
  • 00:21:53.625 --> 00:21:55.394
  • AND ELIZABETH HAD A ROUGHSTART, BUT THAT DIDN'T KEEP
  • 00:21:55.460 --> 00:21:57.095
  • START, BUT THAT DIDN'T KEEPHER FROM BECOMING WHO SHE WAS
  • 00:21:57.162 --> 00:21:58.864
  • HER FROM BECOMING WHO SHE WASCALLED TO BE.
  • 00:21:58.930 --> 00:22:00.098
  • CALLED TO BE.SHE WENT ON TO SERVE AS THE
  • 00:22:00.165 --> 00:22:01.700
  • SHE WENT ON TO SERVE AS THEQUEEN FOR 45 YEARS.
  • 00:22:01.767 --> 00:22:04.202
  • QUEEN FOR 45 YEARS.SHE REFORMED THE JUSTICE
  • 00:22:04.269 --> 00:22:05.470
  • SHE REFORMED THE JUSTICESYSTEM TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE
  • 00:22:05.537 --> 00:22:07.172
  • SYSTEM TO MAKE SURE PEOPLERECEIVED A FAIR TRIAL.
  • 00:22:07.239 --> 00:22:09.341
  • RECEIVED A FAIR TRIAL.PERHAPS PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TO
  • 00:22:09.408 --> 00:22:11.009
  • PERHAPS PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TOHOLD YOU BACK, FAMILY HASN'T
  • 00:22:11.076 --> 00:22:13.211
  • HOLD YOU BACK, FAMILY HASN'TSUPPORTED YOU, YOU COULD BE
  • 00:22:13.278 --> 00:22:14.479
  • SUPPORTED YOU, YOU COULD BEDISCOURAGED, SETTLE WHERE YOU
  • 00:22:14.546 --> 00:22:16.114
  • DISCOURAGED, SETTLE WHERE YOUARE, BUT LIKE HER, SHE
  • 00:22:16.181 --> 00:22:18.417
  • ARE, BUT LIKE HER, SHEBLESSING ON YOUR LIFE IS
  • 00:22:18.483 --> 00:22:20.318
  • BLESSING ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO OVERRIDE WHAT'S
  • 00:22:20.385 --> 00:22:22.053
  • GOING TO OVERRIDE WHAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU.
  • 00:22:22.120 --> 00:22:23.855
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU.GOD SAID IN PSALMS, "TOUCH
  • 00:22:23.922 --> 00:22:25.757
  • GOD SAID IN PSALMS, "TOUCHNOT MY ANOINTED."
  • 00:22:25.824 --> 00:22:27.759
  • NOT MY ANOINTED."YOU ARE HIS ANOINTED.
  • 00:22:27.826 --> 00:22:29.895
  • YOU ARE HIS ANOINTED.WHEN PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU,
  • 00:22:29.961 --> 00:22:32.097
  • WHEN PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU,THEY'RE NOT JUST MESSING WITH
  • 00:22:32.164 --> 00:22:33.732
  • THEY'RE NOT JUST MESSING WITHYOU, THEY'RE MESSING WITH THE
  • 00:22:33.799 --> 00:22:35.500
  • YOU, THEY'RE MESSING WITH THEGOD WHO PUT THE BLESSING ON
  • 00:22:35.567 --> 00:22:37.402
  • GOD WHO PUT THE BLESSING ONYOU.
  • 00:22:37.469 --> 00:22:38.837
  • YOU.THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU DON'T
  • 00:22:38.904 --> 00:22:40.772
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS YOU DON'THAVE TO FIGHT THOSE BATTLES.
  • 00:22:40.839 --> 00:22:42.707
  • HAVE TO FIGHT THOSE BATTLES.YOU HAVE A DEFENDER.
  • 00:22:42.774 --> 00:22:44.509
  • YOU HAVE A DEFENDER.DON'T TRY TO DO IT IN YOUR
  • 00:22:44.576 --> 00:22:45.644
  • DON'T TRY TO DO IT IN YOUROWN STRENGTH, STAND STILL AND
  • 00:22:45.710 --> 00:22:48.213
  • OWN STRENGTH, STAND STILL ANDYOU WILL SEE THE DELIVERANCE
  • 00:22:48.280 --> 00:22:49.614
  • YOU WILL SEE THE DELIVERANCEOF THE LORD.
  • 00:22:49.681 --> 00:22:51.450
  • OF THE LORD.I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYONE
  • 00:22:51.516 --> 00:22:53.585
  • I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYONEWHO'S TRIED TO STOP ME,
  • 00:22:53.652 --> 00:22:55.253
  • WHO'S TRIED TO STOP ME,DISCREDIT ME, KEEP ME FROM MY
  • 00:22:55.320 --> 00:22:57.122
  • DISCREDIT ME, KEEP ME FROM MYPURPOSE, CONTINUE TO SUCCEED.
  • 00:22:57.189 --> 00:23:00.192
  • PURPOSE, CONTINUE TO SUCCEED.IT MAY HAVE BEEN A YEAR, FIVE
  • 00:23:00.258 --> 00:23:01.760
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN A YEAR, FIVEYEARS, TEN YEARS BUT
  • 00:23:01.827 --> 00:23:03.028
  • YEARS, TEN YEARS BUTEVENTUALLY THEY FADE OUT AND
  • 00:23:03.094 --> 00:23:05.263
  • EVENTUALLY THEY FADE OUT ANDI'M STILL STANDING.
  • 00:23:05.330 --> 00:23:06.765
  • I'M STILL STANDING.IT'S BECAUSE THE BLESSING IS
  • 00:23:06.832 --> 00:23:09.367
  • IT'S BECAUSE THE BLESSING ISMORE POWERFUL THAN THE CURSE.
  • 00:23:09.434 --> 00:23:12.471
  • MORE POWERFUL THAN THE CURSE.WHATEVER'S COMING AGAINST
  • 00:23:12.537 --> 00:23:14.339
  • WHATEVER'S COMING AGAINSTYOU, WHATEVER PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:23:14.406 --> 00:23:15.841
  • YOU, WHATEVER PEOPLE ARETRYING TO STOP YOU, THEY MAY
  • 00:23:15.907 --> 00:23:17.042
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU, THEY MAYSEEM BIGGER, MORE POWERFUL.
  • 00:23:17.108 --> 00:23:19.110
  • SEEM BIGGER, MORE POWERFUL.THE SICKNESS, THE ADDICTION,
  • 00:23:19.177 --> 00:23:20.712
  • THE SICKNESS, THE ADDICTION,IT CAN BE INTIMIDATING.
  • 00:23:20.779 --> 00:23:22.080
  • IT CAN BE INTIMIDATING.STAY IN PEACE.
  • 00:23:22.147 --> 00:23:23.582
  • STAY IN PEACE.THE BLESSING GOD PUT ON YOU
  • 00:23:23.648 --> 00:23:25.750
  • THE BLESSING GOD PUT ON YOUIS MORE POWERFUL THAN WHAT'S
  • 00:23:25.817 --> 00:23:27.719
  • IS MORE POWERFUL THAN WHAT'STRYING TO STOP YOU.
  • 00:23:27.786 --> 00:23:29.888
  • TRYING TO STOP YOU.IN THE SCRIPTURE, KING SAUL
  • 00:23:29.955 --> 00:23:31.923
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, KING SAULWAS TRYING TO KILL DAVID.
  • 00:23:31.990 --> 00:23:33.959
  • WAS TRYING TO KILL DAVID.DAVID HADN'T DONE ANYTHING
  • 00:23:34.025 --> 00:23:35.227
  • DAVID HADN'T DONE ANYTHINGWRONG.
  • 00:23:35.293 --> 00:23:35.861
  • WRONG.IN FACT, DAVID WAS BEING GOOD
  • 00:23:35.927 --> 00:23:37.095
  • IN FACT, DAVID WAS BEING GOODTO SAUL, BUT SAUL WAS
  • 00:23:37.162 --> 00:23:38.597
  • TO SAUL, BUT SAUL WASJEALOUS, CHASED DAVID THROUGH
  • 00:23:38.663 --> 00:23:40.298
  • JEALOUS, CHASED DAVID THROUGHTHE DESERT, MAKING HIS LIFE
  • 00:23:40.365 --> 00:23:41.800
  • THE DESERT, MAKING HIS LIFEMISERABLE.
  • 00:23:41.867 --> 00:23:42.801
  • MISERABLE.SEVERAL TIMES DAVID HAD THE
  • 00:23:42.868 --> 00:23:44.870
  • SEVERAL TIMES DAVID HAD THEOPPORTUNITY TO TAKE SAUL'S
  • 00:23:44.936 --> 00:23:46.638
  • OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE SAUL'SLIFE.
  • 00:23:46.705 --> 00:23:47.472
  • LIFE.HE SNUCK UP ON HIM WHILE HE
  • 00:23:47.539 --> 00:23:48.673
  • HE SNUCK UP ON HIM WHILE HEWAS SLEEPING.
  • 00:23:48.740 --> 00:23:49.508
  • WAS SLEEPING.HE COULD HAVE ENDED THE
  • 00:23:49.574 --> 00:23:50.342
  • HE COULD HAVE ENDED THECONFLICT, DEFENDED HIMSELF,
  • 00:23:50.408 --> 00:23:52.244
  • CONFLICT, DEFENDED HIMSELF,NOBODY WOULD HAVE BLAMED HIM.
  • 00:23:52.310 --> 00:23:53.712
  • NOBODY WOULD HAVE BLAMED HIM.DAVID WOULDN'T DO IT.
  • 00:23:53.778 --> 00:23:55.180
  • DAVID WOULDN'T DO IT.HE KNEW SAUL HAD BEEN
  • 00:23:55.247 --> 00:23:56.715
  • HE KNEW SAUL HAD BEENANOINTED BY GOD TO BE THE
  • 00:23:56.781 --> 00:23:58.683
  • ANOINTED BY GOD TO BE THEKING AND EVEN THOUGH DAVID
  • 00:23:58.750 --> 00:24:00.886
  • KING AND EVEN THOUGH DAVIDWAS ANOINTED TO REPLACE HIM,
  • 00:24:00.952 --> 00:24:02.888
  • WAS ANOINTED TO REPLACE HIM,HE STILL WOULDN'T HARM SAUL.
  • 00:24:02.954 --> 00:24:05.123
  • HE STILL WOULDN'T HARM SAUL.HE UNDERSTOOD YOU DON'T TOUCH
  • 00:24:05.190 --> 00:24:07.492
  • HE UNDERSTOOD YOU DON'T TOUCHGOD'S ANOINTED.
  • 00:24:07.559 --> 00:24:08.927
  • GOD'S ANOINTED.YOU DON'T COME AGAINST WHAT
  • 00:24:08.994 --> 00:24:10.462
  • YOU DON'T COME AGAINST WHATGOD HAS BLESSED.
  • 00:24:10.529 --> 00:24:12.464
  • GOD HAS BLESSED.WHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION,
  • 00:24:12.531 --> 00:24:14.099
  • WHEN YOU FACE OPPOSITION,PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU, YOU
  • 00:24:14.165 --> 00:24:15.901
  • PEOPLE COME AGAINST YOU, YOUDON'T HAVE TO GET UPSET, TRY
  • 00:24:15.967 --> 00:24:17.469
  • DON'T HAVE TO GET UPSET, TRYTO PAY THEM BACK.
  • 00:24:17.536 --> 00:24:18.670
  • TO PAY THEM BACK.YOU CAN STAY IN PEACE KNOWING
  • 00:24:18.737 --> 00:24:20.872
  • YOU CAN STAY IN PEACE KNOWINGTHAT WHEN THEY COME AGAINST
  • 00:24:20.939 --> 00:24:21.973
  • THAT WHEN THEY COME AGAINSTYOU, THEY ARE TOUCHING GOD'S
  • 00:24:22.040 --> 00:24:24.009
  • YOU, THEY ARE TOUCHING GOD'SANOINTED.
  • 00:24:24.075 --> 00:24:25.010
  • ANOINTED.THAT MEANS IT'S NOT YOUR
  • 00:24:25.076 --> 00:24:26.311
  • THAT MEANS IT'S NOT YOURBATTLE, THE BATTLE IS THE
  • 00:24:26.378 --> 00:24:27.846
  • BATTLE, THE BATTLE IS THELORD'S.
  • 00:24:27.913 --> 00:24:28.613
  • LORD'S.HE'S YOUR DEFENDER.
  • 00:24:28.680 --> 00:24:30.081
  • HE'S YOUR DEFENDER.HE'S YOUR VINDICATOR.
  • 00:24:30.148 --> 00:24:32.017
  • HE'S YOUR VINDICATOR.YOU'RE LIKE JOSEPH AT TIMES,
  • 00:24:32.083 --> 00:24:33.385
  • YOU'RE LIKE JOSEPH AT TIMES,WE'LL GET THROWN INTO A PIT,
  • 00:24:33.451 --> 00:24:35.220
  • WE'LL GET THROWN INTO A PIT,SOMEBODY MAY BETRAY YOU, BUT
  • 00:24:35.287 --> 00:24:37.188
  • SOMEBODY MAY BETRAY YOU, BUTTHEY CANNOT KEEP THE BLESSING
  • 00:24:37.255 --> 00:24:38.890
  • THEY CANNOT KEEP THE BLESSINGDOWN.
  • 00:24:38.957 --> 00:24:39.724
  • DOWN.THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM, GOD'S
  • 00:24:39.791 --> 00:24:41.426
  • THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM, GOD'SGOING TO TURN IT FOR GOOD.
  • 00:24:41.493 --> 00:24:42.994
  • GOING TO TURN IT FOR GOOD.KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS BACK,
  • 00:24:43.061 --> 00:24:44.496
  • KEEP YOUR SHOULDERS BACK,LIVE WITH CONFIDENCE.
  • 00:24:44.563 --> 00:24:45.597
  • LIVE WITH CONFIDENCE.YOU HAVE AN ADVANTAGE, THE
  • 00:24:45.664 --> 00:24:47.198
  • YOU HAVE AN ADVANTAGE, THEBLESSING IS ON YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:24:47.265 --> 00:24:48.667
  • BLESSING IS ON YOUR LIFE.AND I BELIEVE AND DECLARE
  • 00:24:48.733 --> 00:24:51.036
  • AND I BELIEVE AND DECLARETHIS BLESSING IS GOING TO
  • 00:24:51.102 --> 00:24:52.571
  • THIS BLESSING IS GOING TOTAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU'VE
  • 00:24:52.637 --> 00:24:54.005
  • TAKE YOU FURTHER THAN YOU'VEIMAGINED.
  • 00:24:54.072 --> 00:24:54.973
  • IMAGINED.YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE FAR-OUT
  • 00:24:55.040 --> 00:24:56.608
  • YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE FAR-OUTOPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUT
  • 00:24:56.675 --> 00:24:58.310
  • OPPORTUNITY, FAR-OUTPROMOTION, FAR-OUT FAVOR, THE
  • 00:24:58.376 --> 00:25:00.879
  • PROMOTION, FAR-OUT FAVOR, THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY IN
  • 00:25:00.946 --> 00:25:03.148
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY INJESUS'S NAME.
  • 00:25:03.214 --> 00:25:04.516
  • JESUS'S NAME.AND IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CAN
  • 00:25:04.583 --> 00:25:05.750
  • AND IF YOU RECEIVE IT, CANYOU SAY, "AMEN" TODAY?
  • 00:25:05.817 --> 00:25:07.586
  • I'D LIKE GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:25:08.954 --> 00:25:09.788
  • I'D LIKE GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THE
  • 00:25:09.854 --> 00:25:11.623
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THELORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:11.690 --> 00:25:12.457
  • LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:25:12.524 --> 00:25:14.459
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,
  • 00:25:14.526 --> 00:25:17.095
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS,I REPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:17.162 --> 00:25:19.464
  • I REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:19.531 --> 00:25:21.299
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD
  • 00:25:21.366 --> 00:25:22.534
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORDAND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:22.601 --> 00:25:24.436
  • AND SAVIOR."IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:24.502 --> 00:25:25.236
  • IF YOU PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOT
  • 00:25:25.303 --> 00:25:26.671
  • PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU GOTBORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:26.738 --> 00:25:28.139
  • BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
  • 00:25:28.206 --> 00:25:28.907
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH AND KEEP GOD
  • 00:25:28.974 --> 00:25:30.275
  • CHURCH AND KEEP GODFIRST PLACE.
  • 00:25:30.342 --> 00:25:31.810
  • FIRST PLACE.VICTORIA AND I WILL BE
  • 00:25:31.876 --> 00:25:32.544
  • VICTORIA AND I WILL BERIGHT BACK TO SPEAK
  • 00:25:32.611 --> 00:25:33.612
  • RIGHT BACK TO SPEAKA BLESSING OVER YOU.
  • 00:25:33.678 --> 00:25:35.413
  • > ANNCR: THIS FEBRUARY,
  • 00:25:35.880 --> 00:25:36.781
  • > ANNCR: THIS FEBRUARY,AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:36.848 --> 00:25:38.049
  • AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,
  • 00:25:38.116 --> 00:25:39.184
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY,JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULD
  • 00:25:39.250 --> 00:25:40.385
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY
  • 00:25:40.485 --> 00:25:41.386
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPYOF JOEL'S NEW SERIES,
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  • OF JOEL'S NEW SERIES,"DONE WITH DISTRACTIONS".
  • 00:25:42.754 --> 00:25:45.423
  • IN THIS 3-MESSAGE SERIES,
  • 00:25:45.523 --> 00:25:46.591
  • IN THIS 3-MESSAGE SERIES,YOU WILL BE CHALLENGED TO
  • 00:25:46.658 --> 00:25:47.759
  • YOU WILL BE CHALLENGED TODISMISS DISTRACTIONS EVERY
  • 00:25:47.826 --> 00:25:49.661
  • DISMISS DISTRACTIONS EVERYSINGLE DAY ONE AT A TIME.
  • 00:25:49.728 --> 00:25:52.263
  • SINGLE DAY ONE AT A TIME.NO MORE FIGHTING BATTLES
  • 00:25:52.330 --> 00:25:53.431
  • NO MORE FIGHTING BATTLESTHAT DON'T MATTER.
  • 00:25:53.498 --> 00:25:54.699
  • THAT DON'T MATTER.NO MORE BEING HELD BACK
  • 00:25:54.766 --> 00:25:56.468
  • NO MORE BEING HELD BACKBY OFFICE CONFLICTS.
  • 00:25:56.534 --> 00:25:57.502
  • BY OFFICE CONFLICTS.AND NO MORE WASTING TIME
  • 00:25:57.569 --> 00:25:59.270
  • AND NO MORE WASTING TIMENOT WALKING IN YOUR
  • 00:25:59.337 --> 00:26:00.672
  • NOT WALKING IN YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:26:00.739 --> 00:26:01.272
  • DESTINY.IN 2021, START THE YEAR
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  • IN 2021, START THE YEAROFF RIGHT AND BE DONE
  • 00:26:03.008 --> 00:26:04.376
  • OFF RIGHT AND BE DONEWITH DISTRACTIONS.
  • 00:26:04.442 --> 00:26:05.577
  • WITH DISTRACTIONS.> VICTORIA: THIS IS YOUR
  • 00:26:05.644 --> 00:26:06.678
  • > VICTORIA: THIS IS YOURYEAR TO SHINE. YOU DON'T
  • 00:26:06.745 --> 00:26:08.113
  • YEAR TO SHINE. YOU DON'THAVE TIME TO WASTE
  • 00:26:08.179 --> 00:26:08.947
  • HAVE TIME TO WASTEDISTRACTED BY THINGS THAT
  • 00:26:09.014 --> 00:26:10.115
  • DISTRACTED BY THINGS THATARE HOLDING YOU BACK.
  • 00:26:10.181 --> 00:26:11.383
  • ARE HOLDING YOU BACK.IF YOU'LL LIVE FOCUSED,
  • 00:26:11.449 --> 00:26:12.584
  • IF YOU'LL LIVE FOCUSED,KNOWING YOUR PURPOSE,
  • 00:26:12.651 --> 00:26:13.818
  • KNOWING YOUR PURPOSE,YOU WILL BE MORE
  • 00:26:13.885 --> 00:26:14.452
  • YOU WILL BE MOREPRODUCTIVE AND SEE
  • 00:26:14.519 --> 00:26:15.520
  • PRODUCTIVE AND SEEGOD'S FAVOR IN GREATER
  • 00:26:15.587 --> 00:26:16.888
  • GOD'S FAVOR IN GREATERWAYS.
  • 00:26:16.955 --> 00:26:17.522
  • WAYS.> JOEL: I'LL SHOW YOU
  • 00:26:17.589 --> 00:26:18.156
  • > JOEL: I'LL SHOW YOUHOW TO GET RID OF THE
  • 00:26:18.223 --> 00:26:18.823
  • HOW TO GET RID OF THEDISTRACTIONS SO YOU CAN
  • 00:26:18.890 --> 00:26:20.191
  • DISTRACTIONS SO YOU CANSTEP INTO THE FULLNESS
  • 00:26:20.258 --> 00:26:21.393
  • STEP INTO THE FULLNESSOF YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:26:21.459 --> 00:26:22.293
  • OF YOUR DESTINY.REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.
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  • REQUEST THIS RESOURCE.IT WILL HELP YOU TO HAVE
  • 00:26:23.962 --> 00:26:24.663
  • IT WILL HELP YOU TO HAVEA BLESSED, FAVOR-FILLED
  • 00:26:24.729 --> 00:26:26.364
  • A BLESSED, FAVOR-FILLEDYEAR.
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  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR
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  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOURCOPY OF "DONE WITH
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  • COPY OF "DONE WITHDISTRACTIONS" TODAY AT
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  • DISTRACTIONS" TODAY ATJOELOSTEEN.COM OR CALL
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  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT IS
  • 00:26:37.075 --> 00:26:38.877
  • > JOEL: YOUR SUPPORT ISMAKING A DIFFERENCE
  • 00:26:38.943 --> 00:26:39.711
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCEAROUND THE WORLD.
  • 00:26:39.778 --> 00:26:40.645
  • AROUND THE WORLD.THANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY.
  • 00:26:40.712 --> 00:26:42.313
  • THANKS FOR YOUR GENEROSITY.FOR YOUR PRAYERS.
  • 00:26:42.380 --> 00:26:43.214
  • FOR YOUR PRAYERS.VICTORIA AND I PRAY FOR
  • 00:26:43.281 --> 00:26:44.549
  • VICTORIA AND I PRAY FORYOU AND YOUR FAMILY
  • 00:26:44.616 --> 00:26:45.450
  • YOU AND YOUR FAMILYEVERY DAY. BELIEVING 2021
  • 00:26:45.517 --> 00:26:47.652
  • EVERY DAY. BELIEVING 2021IS GOING TO BE A GREAT
  • 00:26:47.719 --> 00:26:48.920
  • IS GOING TO BE A GREATYEAR IN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:26:48.987 --> 00:26:50.288
  • YEAR IN YOUR LIFE.A SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR
  • 00:26:50.355 --> 00:26:51.389
  • A SPECIAL THANK YOU FORALL OF OUR CHAMPION OF
  • 00:26:51.456 --> 00:26:52.424
  • ALL OF OUR CHAMPION OFHOPE PARTNERS FOR WHAT
  • 00:26:52.490 --> 00:26:53.725
  • HOPE PARTNERS FOR WHATYOU DO TO MAKE THE
  • 00:26:53.792 --> 00:26:54.626
  • YOU DO TO MAKE THEMINISTRY POSSIBLE.
  • 00:26:54.693 --> 00:26:55.593
  • MINISTRY POSSIBLE.I HOPE YOU'LL STAY
  • 00:26:55.660 --> 00:26:56.895
  • I HOPE YOU'LL STAYCONNECTED WITH US
  • 00:26:56.961 --> 00:26:57.829
  • CONNECTED WITH USTHROUGHOUT THE WEEK.
  • 00:26:57.896 --> 00:26:58.830
  • THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.WE HAVE A DAILY PODCAST
  • 00:26:58.897 --> 00:27:00.565
  • WE HAVE A DAILY PODCASTYOU CAN DOWNLOAD,
  • 00:27:00.632 --> 00:27:01.533
  • YOU CAN DOWNLOAD,STAY ENCOURAGED,
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  • STAY ENCOURAGED,STAY UPLIFTED.
  • 00:27:02.734 --> 00:27:03.635
  • STAY UPLIFTED.YOU CAN GO TO OUR
  • 00:27:03.702 --> 00:27:04.269
  • YOU CAN GO TO OURYOUTUBE CHANNEL OR
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  • YOUTUBE CHANNEL ORFOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
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  • FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA.LOTS OF GREAT WAYS WE
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  • LOTS OF GREAT WAYS WECAN KEEP YOU INSPIRED
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  • CAN KEEP YOU INSPIREDAND ENCOURAGED.
  • 00:27:09.541 --> 00:27:10.942
  • AND ENCOURAGED.UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN,
  • 00:27:11.009 --> 00:27:12.177
  • UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN,MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU
  • 00:27:12.243 --> 00:27:13.344
  • MAY THE LORD BLESS YOUAND KEEP YOU. MAY THE
  • 00:27:13.411 --> 00:27:14.579
  • AND KEEP YOU. MAY THELORD SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR,
  • 00:27:14.646 --> 00:27:15.880
  • LORD SHOW YOU HIS FAVOR,AND WATCH OVER YOU,
  • 00:27:15.947 --> 00:27:17.115
  • AND WATCH OVER YOU,AND MAY THE LORD GIVE
  • 00:27:17.182 --> 00:27:18.083
  • AND MAY THE LORD GIVEYOU HIS PEACE.
  • 00:27:18.149 --> 00:27:18.717
  • YOU HIS PEACE.HAVE A BLESSED WEEK.
  • 00:27:18.783 --> 00:27:20.251
  • HAVE A BLESSED WEEK.REMEMBER YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:27:20.318 --> 00:27:20.952
  • REMEMBER YOU'RE NOTAVERAGE,
  • 00:27:21.019 --> 00:27:21.586
  • AVERAGE,YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE,
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  • YOU'RE NOT MEDIOCRE,YOU'RE A CHILD OF THE
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  • YOU'RE A CHILD OF THEMOST HIGH GOD.
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  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTED
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  • > ANNCR: STAY CONNECTEDWITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
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  • WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIABY FOLLOWING JOEL OSTEEN
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