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Come Up Here

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December 10, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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  • - Look in the Bible
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  • - Look in the Bibleto Revelation 4.
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  • to Revelation 4.I'm going to go to Revelation 4
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  • I'm going to go to Revelation 4for just a few moments.
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  • for just a few moments.And I want you to help me preach
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  • And I want you to help me preacha little a bit.
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  • a little a bit.I want you --
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  • I want you --Your job is to rejoice
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  • Your job is to rejoicewhen I say something good.
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  • when I say something good.Hallelujah,
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  • Hallelujah,if I don't say nothing good,
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  • if I don't say nothing good,just sit there
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  • just sit thereand look at me like a --
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  • and look at me like a --But there's a pigeon
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  • But there's a pigeonlooking for you.
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  • looking for you.So, if you just sit there
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  • So, if you just sit therelike a statue,
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  • like a statue,ones going to maybe
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  • ones going to maybefind you in this service.
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  • find you in this service.Revelation 4:
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  • Revelation 4:"And after
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  • "And afterthese things I looked,
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  • these things I looked,and behold, a door standing
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  • and behold, a door standingopen in heaven.
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  • open in heaven.And the first voice
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  • And the first voicewhich I heard was like a trumpet
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  • which I heard was like a trumpetspeaking to me, saying,
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  • speaking to me, saying,'Come up here,
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  • 'Come up here,and I will show you things
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  • and I will show you thingswhich must take place
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  • which must take placeafter this.'
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  • after this.'Immediately,"
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  • Immediately,"the next verse says,
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  • the next verse says,"Immediately I was
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  • "Immediately I wasin the Spirit; and behold,
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  • in the Spirit; and behold,a throne set in heaven,
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  • a throne set in heaven,and One who sat on the throne."
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  • and One who sat on the throne."I want to talk to you today
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  • I want to talk to you todayabout this voice that calls us
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  • about this voice that calls usto "come up here".
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  • to "come up here".We need to have heaven
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  • We need to have heavenon our mind.
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  • on our mind.In this room
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  • In this roomthat I am preaching in today,
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  • that I am preaching in today,and literally thousands,
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  • and literally thousands,tens of thousands,
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  • tens of thousands,potentially millions
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  • potentially millionswho are viewing by television
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  • who are viewing by televisionand those online --
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  • and those online --I'm talking to people,
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  • I'm talking to people,precious people, who have
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  • precious people, who havebeen strained and stretched
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  • been strained and stretchedto their limits emotionally.
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  • to their limits emotionally.I'm talking to people
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  • I'm talking to peoplewho have been hounded
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  • who have been houndedby physical pain and been
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  • by physical pain and beenharassed by financial difficulty
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  • harassed by financial difficultyand pressure on their mind.
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  • and pressure on their mind.I'm talking to people
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  • I'm talking to peoplewho have been humbled
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  • who have been humbledby domestic disharmony
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  • by domestic disharmonyand trouble in their families
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  • and trouble in their familiesand in their marriages.
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  • and in their marriages.And the deal is Satan wants
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  • And the deal is Satan wantsto keep our attention
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  • to keep our attentionon our problems and off
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  • on our problems and offof our promises.
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  • of our promises.He wants us to live shallow,
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  • He wants us to live shallow,earth-bound lives.
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  • earth-bound lives.The devil wants us to smother
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  • The devil wants us to smotherthe promise that Jesus
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  • the promise that Jesusmade in John 14
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  • made in John 14and get you only to focus
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  • and get you only to focuson the passing
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  • on the passingand not the permanent,
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  • and not the permanent,only on the temporal
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  • only on the temporaland not the eternal.
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  • and not the eternal.But remember John 14,
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  • But remember John 14,where Jesus said,
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  • where Jesus said,"I go to prepare
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  • "I go to preparea place for you.
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  • a place for you.And if I go....I will come again
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  • And if I go....I will come againand receive you unto Myself;
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  • and receive you unto Myself;that where I am,
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  • that where I am,there you will be also".
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  • there you will be also".John was on the Isle of Patmos.
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  • John was on the Isle of Patmos.God saved him
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  • God saved himfrom a boiling pot of oil.
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  • from a boiling pot of oil.He was thrown in.
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  • He was thrown in.He was the last living disciple.
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  • He was the last living disciple.And they threw him
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  • And they threw himin a pot of oil
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  • in a pot of oiland tried to boil him alive.
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  • and tried to boil him alive.And for some reason,
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  • And for some reason,he would not die.
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  • he would not die.They can't kill you
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  • They can't kill youas long as God --
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  • as long as God --He had a book he had to write
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  • He had a book he had to writecalled the book of Revelation.
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  • called the book of Revelation.And God wouldn't let
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  • And God wouldn't letthe boiling oil kill him.
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  • the boiling oil kill him.And they pulled him out
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  • And they pulled him outof the boiling oil
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  • of the boiling oiland they marooned him
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  • and they marooned himon an island called
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  • on an island calledthe Isle of Patmos.
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  • the Isle of Patmos.And there,
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  • And there,alone by himself, suddenly,
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  • alone by himself, suddenly,something happened to him.
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  • something happened to him.God allowed him to see a door.
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  • God allowed him to see a door.And the door had a voice
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  • And the door had a voicethat came out of it that said,
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  • that came out of it that said,"Hey, are you having a bad day?
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  • "Hey, are you having a bad day?Are you having a bad week?
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  • Are you having a bad week?Are you having
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  • Are you havinga bad month, John?
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  • a bad month, John?Come up here.
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  • Come up here.Come see from heaven's
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  • Come see from heaven'sperspective what's really
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  • perspective what's reallygoing on when you're having
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  • going on when you're havinga bad day down there."
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  • a bad day down there."And suddenly, he was able
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  • And suddenly, he was ableto go up into paradise,
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  • to go up into paradise,to peer into heaven's paradise,
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  • to peer into heaven's paradise,and he began to see and hear
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  • and he began to see and hearand eavesdrop on heaven
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  • and eavesdrop on heavenand all the beauty,
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  • and all the beauty,the sounds, the sights
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  • the sounds, the sightsof heaven.
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  • of heaven.He peered into
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  • He peered intothe paradise of God
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  • the paradise of Godbecause heaven is a place.
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  • because heaven is a place.It's not just a state of mind.
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  • It's not just a state of mind.It is not a sentimental dream.
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  • It is not a sentimental dream.It is not a figment
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  • It is not a figmentof our imagination
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  • of our imaginationthat we make up
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  • that we make upto comfort people
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  • to comfort peoplewho are grieving the loss
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  • who are grieving the lossof a loved one.
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  • of a loved one.If heaven is not real,
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  • If heaven is not real,then the Bible is a lie.
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  • then the Bible is a lie.Jesus said,
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  • Jesus said,"In My Father's house
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  • "In My Father's houseare many mansions..."
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  • are many mansions..."Listen to this,
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  • Listen to this,"...if it were not so,
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  • "...if it were not so,I would tell you."
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  • I would tell you."But He said, "I'm telling you,
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  • But He said, "I'm telling you,there is a place called heaven."
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  • there is a place called heaven."That's why when Jesus
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  • That's why when Jesuswas ascending up to heaven
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  • was ascending up to heavenafter His death
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  • after His deathand resurrection in Acts 1:11,
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  • and resurrection in Acts 1:11,the angels asked
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  • the angels askedthe disciples a question,
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  • the disciples a question,"Why do you stand here gazing,
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  • "Why do you stand here gazing,looking at Jesus?
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  • looking at Jesus?This same Jesus,
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  • This same Jesus,which you see taken up from you,
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  • which you see taken up from you,shall so come in like manner..."
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  • shall so come in like manner..."And then in 1 Thessalonians 4,
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  • And then in 1 Thessalonians 4,"For the Lord Himself
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  • "For the Lord Himselfshall descend from heaven
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  • shall descend from heavenwith a shout,
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  • with a shout,with a voice of an archangel,
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  • with a voice of an archangel,and the trump of God will sound.
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  • and the trump of God will sound.The dead in Christ
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  • The dead in Christshall be raised first.
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  • shall be raised first.We who are alive and remain
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  • We who are alive and remainwill be caught up together
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  • will be caught up togetherto meet them in the clouds,
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  • to meet them in the clouds,in the air.
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  • in the air.And so shall we ever be
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  • And so shall we ever bewith the Lord."
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  • with the Lord."And it doesn't end there?
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  • And it doesn't end there?It doesn't end there.
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  • It doesn't end there.Then he adds this little P.S.
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  • Then he adds this little P.S.He says, "Wherefore,"
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  • He says, "Wherefore,"the reason I said all of that,
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  • the reason I said all of that,"comfort one another
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  • "comfort one anotherwith these words."
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  • with these words."We are commanded
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  • We are commandedto preach about heaven.
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  • to preach about heaven.We are commanded to preach about
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  • We are commanded to preach aboutthe rapture of the church
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  • the rapture of the churchof Jesus Christ.
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  • of Jesus Christ.He said, "I command you
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  • He said, "I command youto comfort one another
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  • to comfort one anotherwith these words.
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  • with these words.I don't want the people
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  • I don't want the peoplewith their minds only
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  • with their minds onlyon earth-dwelling.
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  • on earth-dwelling.I want them,
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  • I want them,while they're dwelling on earth,
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  • while they're dwelling on earth,to have heaven on their mind,
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  • to have heaven on their mind,to know that this ol' world
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  • to know that this ol' worldis not all there is."
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  • is not all there is."And I have come this morning
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  • And I have come this morningto comfort you.
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  • to comfort you.I have come to tell you
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  • I have come to tell youthat heaven is a real place.
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  • that heaven is a real place.One thousand eight hundred
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  • One thousand eight hundredand sixty-five times
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  • and sixty-five timesin the Old Testament,
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  • in the Old Testament,heaven is referred to;
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  • heaven is referred to;316 times in the New Testament,
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  • 316 times in the New Testament,heaven is referred to.
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  • heaven is referred to.Why --
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  • Why --If it's mentioned that much,
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  • If it's mentioned that much,we ought to be talking
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  • we ought to be talkingabout heaven.
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  • about heaven.We ought to be singing
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  • We ought to be singingabout heaven.
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  • about heaven.We ought to be preaching
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  • We ought to be preachingabout heaven.
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  • about heaven.We ought to be shouting
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  • We ought to be shoutingabout heaven.
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  • about heaven.We ought to be testifying
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  • We ought to be testifyingabout heaven.
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  • about heaven.We ought to have heaven
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  • We ought to have heavenon our mind.
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  • on our mind.1 Peter 1:4 said,
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  • 1 Peter 1:4 said,"You have been given
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  • "You have been givenan inheritance
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  • an inheritancethat fadeth not away,
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  • that fadeth not away,reserved in heaven,"
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  • reserved in heaven,"listen to this,
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  • listen to this,"wherein you should
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  • "wherein you shouldgreatly rejoice in this hope."
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  • greatly rejoice in this hope."Oh, we ought to greatly rejoice
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  • Oh, we ought to greatly rejoicethat heaven is real.
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  • that heaven is real.It's real.
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  • It's real.And I want to let hell know
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  • I'm not going to let the devil
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  • I'm not going to let the deviltake heaven off the table.
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  • take heaven off the table.I know that we're blessed
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  • I know that we're blessedand we're victorious
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  • and we're victorioushere on earth,
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  • here on earth,but this is not it.
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  • but this is not it.Jesus rose again and He said,
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  • Jesus rose again and He said,"I'm coming back again
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  • "I'm coming back againand I'm going to take you
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  • and I'm going to take youto a place
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  • to a placewhere you'll never have
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  • where you'll never havea tear or a sorrow again."
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  • a tear or a sorrow again."It's called heaven,
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  • It's called heaven,and it's still on the table.
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  • and it's still on the table.Somebody greatly rejoice
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  • Somebody greatly rejoicewith me if you believe.
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  • with me if you believe.If you believe,
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  • If you believe,you have joy today
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  • you have joy todayin the midst of your sorrow;
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  • in the midst of your sorrow;perplexed but not overcome.
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  • perplexed but not overcome.I've got heaven on my mind.
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  • I've got heaven on my mind.I've got heaven on my mind.
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  • I've got heaven on my mind.We used to sing an old song
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  • We used to sing an old songin our church --
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  • in our church --I did everything
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  • I did everythingin our music department
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  • in our music departmentwhen dad pastored
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  • when dad pastoredhis little country church.
  • 00:08:01.326 --> 00:08:02.394
  • his little country church.I played the drums.
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  • I played the drums.I played the sax.
  • 00:08:03.628 --> 00:08:04.896
  • I played the sax.I played the piano.
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  • I played the piano.I led the choir.
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  • I led the choir.I led the children's choir.
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  • I led the children's choir.I sung the solo.
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  • I sung the solo.And one of the songs
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  • ♪ Well I'm feeling ♪
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  • ♪ Well I'm feeling ♪♪ mighty fine ♪
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  • ♪ mighty fine ♪♪ 'Cause I've got heaven ♪
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  • ♪ 'Cause I've got heaven ♪♪ on my mind ♪
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  • ♪ on my mind ♪♪ Don't you know ♪
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  • ♪ Don't you know ♪♪ I want to go ♪
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  • ♪ I want to go ♪♪ Where the milk ♪
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  • ♪ Where the milk ♪♪ and honey flows ♪
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  • ♪ and honey flows ♪♪ There's a light ♪
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  • ♪ There's a light ♪♪ that always shines ♪
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  • Now, don't worry about it.
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  • Now, don't worry about it.If I don't know it,
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  • If I don't know it,I'll make it up.
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  • I'll make it up.♪ This heart of mine ♪
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  • ♪ This heart of mine ♪♪ I've got heaven on my mind ♪
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  • ♪ I've got heaven on my mind ♪♪ And I'm feeling mighty fine ♪
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  • ♪ And I'm feeling mighty fine ♪They'd get that thing going
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  • They'd get that thing goingabout 90 miles an hour.
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  • about 90 miles an hour.The drums --
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  • The drums --And I'm telling you,
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  • And I'm telling you,the B3 organ with the whatever
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  • the B3 organ with the whateverit was would get to going
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  • it was would get to goingand we'd have church
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  • and we'd have churchjust off that song.
  • 00:09:01.519 --> 00:09:02.754
  • just off that song.People'd be dancing
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  • People'd be dancingand shouting
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  • and shoutingand hairpins stabbing
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  • and hairpins stabbinginto the sheetrock.
  • 00:09:06.891 --> 00:09:07.459
  • into the sheetrock.Y'all don't even know
  • 00:09:07.459 --> 00:09:09.060
  • Y'all don't even knowwhat I'm talking about.
  • 00:09:09.060 --> 00:09:12.764
  • what I'm talking about.I feel sorry for you.
  • 00:09:12.764 --> 00:09:13.832
  • I feel sorry for you.They used to stack
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  • They used to stacktheir hair up so high,
  • 00:09:14.633 --> 00:09:15.500
  • their hair up so high,when they'd shout,
  • 00:09:15.500 --> 00:09:16.735
  • when they'd shout,the bobby pins
  • 00:09:16.735 --> 00:09:17.636
  • the bobby pinswould hit you in the eye
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  • would hit you in the eyeif you weren't careful.
  • 00:09:18.403 --> 00:09:19.070
  • if you weren't careful.Y'all don't even know
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  • Y'all don't even knowwhat a bobby pin is, do you?
  • 00:09:23.208 --> 00:09:24.275
  • what a bobby pin is, do you?But I love that fact.
  • 00:09:24.275 --> 00:09:26.645
  • But I love that fact."I'm feeling mighty fine
  • 00:09:26.645 --> 00:09:28.313
  • "I'm feeling mighty fine'cause I've got heaven
  • 00:09:28.313 --> 00:09:29.280
  • 'cause I've got heavenon my mind."
  • 00:09:29.280 --> 00:09:30.382
  • on my mind."If you're depressed,
  • 00:09:30.382 --> 00:09:32.751
  • If you're depressed,if you're on depression pills,
  • 00:09:32.751 --> 00:09:34.486
  • if you're on depression pills,if you've got mulligrubs,
  • 00:09:34.486 --> 00:09:35.587
  • if you've got mulligrubs,you need to get heaven
  • 00:09:35.587 --> 00:09:36.755
  • you need to get heavenon your mind.
  • 00:09:36.755 --> 00:09:38.223
  • on your mind.If you want to get
  • 00:09:38.223 --> 00:09:39.391
  • If you want to getto feeling mighty fine,
  • 00:09:39.391 --> 00:09:40.291
  • to feeling mighty fine,you just get heaven
  • 00:09:40.291 --> 00:09:41.126
  • you just get heavenon your mind.
  • 00:09:41.126 --> 00:09:42.360
  • on your mind.Oh, come on and shout
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  • If you could travel
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  • If you could travelat the speed of light,
  • 00:09:51.336 --> 00:09:52.037
  • at the speed of light,you would get
  • 00:09:52.037 --> 00:09:54.105
  • you would getto the planet Mercury
  • 00:09:54.105 --> 00:09:55.640
  • to the planet Mercuryin four and a half minutes.
  • 00:09:55.640 --> 00:09:58.543
  • in four and a half minutes.It's 57 million miles away.
  • 00:09:58.543 --> 00:10:00.045
  • It's 57 million miles away.If you could travel
  • 00:10:00.045 --> 00:10:01.546
  • If you could travelat the speed of light,
  • 00:10:01.546 --> 00:10:03.048
  • at the speed of light,you could get to Jupiter,
  • 00:10:03.048 --> 00:10:06.217
  • you could get to Jupiter,which is 390 million miles away.
  • 00:10:06.217 --> 00:10:08.620
  • which is 390 million miles away.It would take you 35 minutes.
  • 00:10:08.620 --> 00:10:10.555
  • It would take you 35 minutes.If you wanted to go to Saturn,
  • 00:10:10.555 --> 00:10:13.558
  • If you wanted to go to Saturn,which is 793 million miles away,
  • 00:10:13.558 --> 00:10:15.260
  • which is 793 million miles away,it would take you one hour
  • 00:10:15.260 --> 00:10:16.828
  • it would take you one hourand ten minutes.
  • 00:10:16.828 --> 00:10:18.630
  • and ten minutes.If you want to go to Neptune,
  • 00:10:18.630 --> 00:10:21.066
  • If you want to go to Neptune,it's 2.7 billion miles;
  • 00:10:21.066 --> 00:10:22.734
  • it's 2.7 billion miles;and if you want to go to Pluto,
  • 00:10:22.734 --> 00:10:23.868
  • and if you want to go to Pluto,it's another billion
  • 00:10:23.868 --> 00:10:24.903
  • it's another billionon top of that
  • 00:10:24.903 --> 00:10:25.804
  • on top of thatso it's going to take you
  • 00:10:25.804 --> 00:10:26.971
  • so it's going to take youseveral hours to get
  • 00:10:26.971 --> 00:10:27.939
  • several hours to getto those planets,
  • 00:10:27.939 --> 00:10:28.773
  • to those planets,if you're traveling
  • 00:10:28.773 --> 00:10:30.475
  • if you're travelingby the speed of light.
  • 00:10:30.475 --> 00:10:32.010
  • by the speed of light.But I love the fact
  • 00:10:32.010 --> 00:10:32.744
  • But I love the factthat John said,
  • 00:10:32.744 --> 00:10:34.112
  • that John said,"When the door opened
  • 00:10:34.112 --> 00:10:35.246
  • "When the door openedand I heard a voice say,
  • 00:10:35.246 --> 00:10:37.248
  • and I heard a voice say,Come up here," heaven is further
  • 00:10:37.248 --> 00:10:38.383
  • Come up here," heaven is furtherthan all of those places
  • 00:10:38.383 --> 00:10:39.918
  • than all of those placesand he said,
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  • In the moment,
  • 00:10:46.558 --> 00:10:48.860
  • In the moment,in the twinkling of an eye,
  • 00:10:48.860 --> 00:10:51.763
  • in the twinkling of an eye,we shall be changed at the sound
  • 00:10:51.763 --> 00:10:53.331
  • we shall be changed at the soundof the last trump
  • 00:10:53.331 --> 00:10:54.532
  • of the last trumpand this mortal
  • 00:10:54.532 --> 00:10:56.134
  • and this mortalwill put on immortality
  • 00:10:56.134 --> 00:10:57.402
  • will put on immortalityand this corruption
  • 00:10:57.402 --> 00:10:59.204
  • and this corruptionwill put on incorruption
  • 00:10:59.204 --> 00:11:02.774
  • will put on incorruptionand we shall be changed.
  • 00:11:02.774 --> 00:11:04.876
  • and we shall be changed.I believe it.
  • 00:11:04.876 --> 00:11:08.379
  • I believe it."Behold, I show you a mystery.
  • 00:11:08.379 --> 00:11:11.249
  • "Behold, I show you a mystery.We shall not all sleep,"
  • 00:11:11.249 --> 00:11:12.450
  • We shall not all sleep,"but death is going to be
  • 00:11:12.450 --> 00:11:14.352
  • but death is going to beswallowed up in victory.
  • 00:11:14.352 --> 00:11:15.920
  • swallowed up in victory.I don't know who you've buried.
  • 00:11:15.920 --> 00:11:16.454
  • I don't know who you've buried.I don't know
  • 00:11:16.454 --> 00:11:18.223
  • I don't knowwho you've said goodbye to.
  • 00:11:18.223 --> 00:11:19.891
  • who you've said goodbye to.But one of these days,
  • 00:11:19.891 --> 00:11:21.392
  • But one of these days,that whole gravesite
  • 00:11:21.392 --> 00:11:23.161
  • that whole gravesiteis going to be swallowed up
  • 00:11:23.161 --> 00:11:24.996
  • is going to be swallowed upin resurrection power
  • 00:11:24.996 --> 00:11:26.197
  • in resurrection powerand they're going to come out
  • 00:11:26.197 --> 00:11:28.366
  • and they're going to come outof that grave and testify,
  • 00:11:28.366 --> 00:11:29.934
  • of that grave and testify,"Jesus is Lord.
  • 00:11:29.934 --> 00:11:32.270
  • "Jesus is Lord.Jesus is Lord over death,
  • 00:11:32.270 --> 00:11:33.671
  • Jesus is Lord over death,hell, and the grave."
  • 00:11:33.671 --> 00:11:34.739
  • hell, and the grave."Somebody give God praise
  • 00:11:34.739 --> 00:11:36.508
  • Somebody give God praiseand I'll keep preaching.
  • 00:11:36.508 --> 00:11:37.575
  • and I'll keep preaching.Hallelujah.
  • 00:11:37.575 --> 00:11:39.144
  • Hallelujah.Heaven is real.
  • 00:11:39.144 --> 00:11:40.378
  • Heaven is real.Oh, I want to go.
  • 00:11:40.378 --> 00:11:41.012
  • Oh, I want to go.Tell somebody,
  • 00:11:41.012 --> 00:11:42.247
  • Tell somebody,"I want to go there."
  • 00:11:42.247 --> 00:11:43.715
  • "I want to go there."I want to go there.
  • 00:11:43.715 --> 00:11:44.582
  • I want to go there.I want to walk on streets
  • 00:11:44.582 --> 00:11:46.151
  • I want to walk on streetsof gold.
  • 00:11:46.151 --> 00:11:52.524
  • of gold.I want to see walls of jasper.
  • 00:11:52.524 --> 00:11:56.895
  • I want to see walls of jasper."Therefore, be steadfast."
  • 00:11:56.895 --> 00:11:58.496
  • "Therefore, be steadfast."Get heaven on your mind.
  • 00:11:58.496 --> 00:12:01.032
  • Get heaven on your mind."Be steadfast, immoveable,
  • 00:12:01.032 --> 00:12:03.001
  • "Be steadfast, immoveable,always abounding
  • 00:12:03.001 --> 00:12:04.569
  • always aboundingin the work of the Lord,
  • 00:12:04.569 --> 00:12:07.272
  • in the work of the Lord,for inasmuch as you know
  • 00:12:07.272 --> 00:12:11.476
  • for inasmuch as you knowthat your labor is not in vain."
  • 00:12:11.476 --> 00:12:12.343
  • that your labor is not in vain."He's coming back
  • 00:12:12.343 --> 00:12:14.546
  • He's coming backand His reward is with Him.
  • 00:12:14.546 --> 00:12:15.613
  • and His reward is with Him.And what we're doing
  • 00:12:15.613 --> 00:12:18.483
  • And what we're doingis not in vain.
  • 00:12:18.483 --> 00:12:21.152
  • is not in vain.What you did as you came today
  • 00:12:21.152 --> 00:12:22.320
  • What you did as you came todayand as you have helped build
  • 00:12:22.320 --> 00:12:23.454
  • and as you have helped buildthese churches,
  • 00:12:23.454 --> 00:12:24.923
  • these churches,people who work in
  • 00:12:24.923 --> 00:12:26.057
  • people who work inthe parking lots.
  • 00:12:26.057 --> 00:12:27.425
  • the parking lots.People who work,
  • 00:12:27.425 --> 00:12:28.893
  • People who work,and make service happen
  • 00:12:28.893 --> 00:12:29.994
  • and make service happenat every campus.
  • 00:12:29.994 --> 00:12:32.730
  • at every campus.What we're doing is not in vain.
  • 00:12:32.730 --> 00:12:33.731
  • What we're doing is not in vain.One day,
  • 00:12:33.731 --> 00:12:36.634
  • One day,Jesus is coming back again.
  • 00:12:36.634 --> 00:12:37.302
  • Jesus is coming back again.How many of you
  • 00:12:37.302 --> 00:12:38.036
  • I'm telling you how
  • 00:12:43.374 --> 00:12:45.510
  • I'm telling you howto get off depression pills.
  • 00:12:45.510 --> 00:12:46.744
  • to get off depression pills.I'm telling you how to get
  • 00:12:46.744 --> 00:12:48.112
  • I'm telling you how to getout of depression
  • 00:12:48.112 --> 00:12:49.614
  • out of depressionand out of the mulligrubs.
  • 00:12:49.614 --> 00:12:51.683
  • and out of the mulligrubs.Get heaven on your mind.
  • 00:12:51.683 --> 00:12:52.650
  • Get heaven on your mind.C.S. Lewis said,
  • 00:12:52.650 --> 00:12:55.086
  • C.S. Lewis said,"If you read history,
  • 00:12:55.086 --> 00:12:56.354
  • "If you read history,the Christians who did the most
  • 00:12:56.354 --> 00:12:58.089
  • the Christians who did the mostfor the present world
  • 00:12:58.089 --> 00:12:58.890
  • for the present worldwere the ones
  • 00:12:58.890 --> 00:12:59.757
  • were the oneswho thought the most
  • 00:12:59.757 --> 00:13:01.626
  • who thought the mostof the next world."
  • 00:13:01.626 --> 00:13:02.627
  • of the next world."He went on to say,
  • 00:13:02.627 --> 00:13:04.229
  • He went on to say,"When Christians cease to think
  • 00:13:04.229 --> 00:13:05.496
  • "When Christians cease to thinkof the other world,
  • 00:13:05.496 --> 00:13:06.831
  • of the other world,they become ineffective
  • 00:13:06.831 --> 00:13:08.700
  • they become ineffectivein this one."
  • 00:13:08.700 --> 00:13:09.934
  • in this one."We need our minds
  • 00:13:09.934 --> 00:13:14.205
  • We need our mindsoccupied on heaven.
  • 00:13:14.205 --> 00:13:15.540
  • occupied on heaven."It doth not yet appear
  • 00:13:15.540 --> 00:13:19.277
  • "It doth not yet appearwhat we shall be," 1 John 3:2,
  • 00:13:19.277 --> 00:13:19.978
  • what we shall be," 1 John 3:2,"but we know that,
  • 00:13:19.978 --> 00:13:21.880
  • "but we know that,when He appears,
  • 00:13:21.880 --> 00:13:23.481
  • when He appears,we shall see Him
  • 00:13:23.481 --> 00:13:25.316
  • we shall see Himand we shall be like Him
  • 00:13:25.316 --> 00:13:27.352
  • and we shall be like Himfor we shall see Him as He is."
  • 00:13:27.352 --> 00:13:28.219
  • for we shall see Him as He is."Listen to this.
  • 00:13:28.219 --> 00:13:29.754
  • Listen to this."And every man that has this
  • 00:13:29.754 --> 00:13:31.356
  • "And every man that has thishope in Him
  • 00:13:31.356 --> 00:13:34.559
  • hope in Himpurifies himself..."
  • 00:13:34.559 --> 00:13:36.694
  • purifies himself..."Do you know why we have
  • 00:13:36.694 --> 00:13:37.729
  • Do you know why we havea generation who doesn't think
  • 00:13:37.729 --> 00:13:39.998
  • a generation who doesn't thinkthat purity matters
  • 00:13:39.998 --> 00:13:41.532
  • that purity mattersand holiness matters
  • 00:13:41.532 --> 00:13:43.968
  • and holiness mattersand standards matter
  • 00:13:43.968 --> 00:13:46.070
  • and standards matterand convictions matter?
  • 00:13:46.070 --> 00:13:47.405
  • and convictions matter?Because they don't believe Jesus
  • 00:13:47.405 --> 00:13:49.807
  • Because they don't believe Jesusis coming at any moment
  • 00:13:49.807 --> 00:13:50.575
  • is coming at any momentand they're not convinced
  • 00:13:50.575 --> 00:13:51.876
  • and they're not convincedthat heaven is greater
  • 00:13:51.876 --> 00:13:54.646
  • that heaven is greaterthan this old world,
  • 00:13:54.646 --> 00:13:55.880
  • than this old world,because when you believe
  • 00:13:55.880 --> 00:13:57.815
  • because when you believewhat I'm preaching,
  • 00:13:57.815 --> 00:13:58.483
  • what I'm preaching,it will cause you
  • 00:13:58.483 --> 00:14:00.985
  • it will cause youto purify yourself
  • 00:14:00.985 --> 00:14:03.187
  • to purify yourselfwhen you have this hope in here.
  • 00:14:03.187 --> 00:14:04.656
  • when you have this hope in here.When I was a kid,
  • 00:14:04.656 --> 00:14:06.758
  • When I was a kid,we heard so much about heaven,
  • 00:14:06.758 --> 00:14:07.592
  • we heard so much about heaven,we heard so much
  • 00:14:07.592 --> 00:14:08.960
  • we heard so muchabout the rapture,
  • 00:14:08.960 --> 00:14:10.495
  • about the rapture,we heard so much
  • 00:14:10.495 --> 00:14:12.630
  • we heard so muchabout how glorious it was
  • 00:14:12.630 --> 00:14:13.765
  • about how glorious it wasgoing to be when we got
  • 00:14:13.765 --> 00:14:15.366
  • going to be when we gotto the other side
  • 00:14:15.366 --> 00:14:17.502
  • to the other sidethat it made us want to purify
  • 00:14:17.502 --> 00:14:20.538
  • that it made us want to purifyourselves and be ready.
  • 00:14:20.538 --> 00:14:23.675
  • ourselves and be ready.Two thousand one hundred
  • 00:14:23.675 --> 00:14:25.276
  • Two thousand one hundredand sixty-three times,
  • 00:14:25.276 --> 00:14:27.078
  • and sixty-three times,the Bible talks about Christ
  • 00:14:27.078 --> 00:14:29.180
  • the Bible talks about Christcoming to get us
  • 00:14:29.180 --> 00:14:30.515
  • coming to get usand catch us up
  • 00:14:30.515 --> 00:14:32.750
  • and catch us upout of this old world.
  • 00:14:32.750 --> 00:14:34.385
  • out of this old world.And if you believe that,
  • 00:14:34.385 --> 00:14:38.222
  • And if you believe that,you will purify yourself.
  • 00:14:38.222 --> 00:14:40.058
  • you will purify yourself."I can only imagine
  • 00:14:40.058 --> 00:14:42.894
  • "I can only imaginewhat my heart will feel.
  • 00:14:42.894 --> 00:14:45.530
  • what my heart will feel.Will I dance for You, Jesus,
  • 00:14:45.530 --> 00:14:47.065
  • Will I dance for You, Jesus,or will I in awe of You
  • 00:14:47.065 --> 00:14:48.733
  • or will I in awe of Youjust be still?
  • 00:14:48.733 --> 00:14:51.135
  • just be still?Will I stand in Your presence
  • 00:14:51.135 --> 00:14:53.905
  • Will I stand in Your presenceor on my knees will I fall?
  • 00:14:53.905 --> 00:14:56.240
  • or on my knees will I fall?Will I sing hallelujah?
  • 00:14:56.240 --> 00:14:57.375
  • Will I sing hallelujah?Or will I be able
  • 00:14:57.375 --> 00:14:58.876
  • Or will I be ableto speak at all?
  • 00:14:58.876 --> 00:15:02.480
  • to speak at all?I can only imagine."
  • 00:15:02.480 --> 00:15:03.548
  • I can only imagine."The Bible said
  • 00:15:03.548 --> 00:15:07.652
  • The Bible saidin Revelation 13:6 that Satan
  • 00:15:07.652 --> 00:15:09.954
  • in Revelation 13:6 that Satan"opened his mouth
  • 00:15:09.954 --> 00:15:11.889
  • "opened his mouthto blaspheme God"
  • 00:15:11.889 --> 00:15:13.791
  • to blaspheme God"and three things:
  • 00:15:13.791 --> 00:15:17.028
  • and three things:to slander God, to slander
  • 00:15:17.028 --> 00:15:18.963
  • to slander God, to slanderand speak against His name,
  • 00:15:18.963 --> 00:15:21.599
  • and speak against His name,and against His dwelling place,
  • 00:15:21.599 --> 00:15:22.633
  • and against His dwelling place,His tabernacle,
  • 00:15:22.633 --> 00:15:25.236
  • His tabernacle,and those who dwell in heaven.
  • 00:15:25.236 --> 00:15:27.205
  • and those who dwell in heaven.The enemy slanders three things
  • 00:15:27.205 --> 00:15:28.406
  • The enemy slanders three thingsaccording to that verse:
  • 00:15:28.406 --> 00:15:30.274
  • according to that verse:God's person, God's people,
  • 00:15:30.274 --> 00:15:32.577
  • God's person, God's people,and God's place.
  • 00:15:32.577 --> 00:15:36.014
  • and God's place.He loves to slander heaven.
  • 00:15:36.014 --> 00:15:37.882
  • He loves to slander heaven.After forcibly being
  • 00:15:37.882 --> 00:15:39.717
  • After forcibly beingevicted from heaven,
  • 00:15:39.717 --> 00:15:41.519
  • evicted from heaven,according to Isaiah 14,
  • 00:15:41.519 --> 00:15:44.155
  • according to Isaiah 14,he is bitter toward God,
  • 00:15:44.155 --> 00:15:46.324
  • he is bitter toward God,bitter toward God's people,
  • 00:15:46.324 --> 00:15:47.692
  • bitter toward God's people,and bitter towards
  • 00:15:47.692 --> 00:15:49.827
  • and bitter towardsGod's place called heaven,
  • 00:15:49.827 --> 00:15:51.362
  • God's place called heaven,and his chief job
  • 00:15:51.362 --> 00:15:54.065
  • and his chief jobis to slander God, His name,
  • 00:15:54.065 --> 00:15:57.368
  • is to slander God, His name,His people, and His place.
  • 00:15:57.368 --> 00:15:59.070
  • His people, and His place.He's speaking lies
  • 00:15:59.070 --> 00:16:00.438
  • He's speaking liesand blaspheming,
  • 00:16:00.438 --> 00:16:03.441
  • and blaspheming,saying heaven is not real.
  • 00:16:03.441 --> 00:16:05.543
  • saying heaven is not real.It must be maddening to him
  • 00:16:05.543 --> 00:16:07.979
  • It must be maddening to himthat we're entitled to the home
  • 00:16:07.979 --> 00:16:10.882
  • that we're entitled to the homehe was kicked out of.
  • 00:16:10.882 --> 00:16:12.984
  • he was kicked out of.He whispers lies about
  • 00:16:12.984 --> 00:16:13.918
  • He whispers lies aboutthat place because
  • 00:16:13.918 --> 00:16:15.019
  • that place becausehe's been there.
  • 00:16:15.019 --> 00:16:17.255
  • he's been there.He knows how glorious it is.
  • 00:16:17.255 --> 00:16:19.390
  • He knows how glorious it is.He knows how wonderful it is.
  • 00:16:19.390 --> 00:16:20.858
  • He knows how wonderful it is.He was kicked out of heaven
  • 00:16:20.858 --> 00:16:22.827
  • He was kicked out of heavenand he knows we're going to take
  • 00:16:22.827 --> 00:16:24.162
  • and he knows we're going to takehis place there,
  • 00:16:24.162 --> 00:16:25.263
  • his place there,so he speaks lies
  • 00:16:25.263 --> 00:16:26.798
  • so he speaks liesabout that place,
  • 00:16:26.798 --> 00:16:27.832
  • about that place,about the people,
  • 00:16:27.832 --> 00:16:29.233
  • about the people,and about our God
  • 00:16:29.233 --> 00:16:31.769
  • and about our Godin our darkest hours.
  • 00:16:31.769 --> 00:16:33.404
  • in our darkest hours.Satan hates the new heaven
  • 00:16:33.404 --> 00:16:35.006
  • Satan hates the new heavenand the new earth
  • 00:16:35.006 --> 00:16:36.841
  • and the new earthas much as a disposed
  • 00:16:36.841 --> 00:16:39.043
  • as much as a disposeddictator hates a new nation
  • 00:16:39.043 --> 00:16:40.111
  • dictator hates a new nationand a new government
  • 00:16:40.111 --> 00:16:43.481
  • and a new governmentthat replaces him.
  • 00:16:43.481 --> 00:16:46.117
  • that replaces him.He knows how wonderful heaven
  • 00:16:46.117 --> 00:16:48.820
  • He knows how wonderful heavenis going to be.
  • 00:16:48.820 --> 00:16:49.654
  • is going to be.I want you to close
  • 00:16:49.654 --> 00:16:51.189
  • I want you to closeyour eyes, everybody.
  • 00:16:51.189 --> 00:16:53.224
  • your eyes, everybody.Everybody, close your eyes,
  • 00:16:53.224 --> 00:16:54.692
  • Everybody, close your eyes,at every campus.
  • 00:16:54.692 --> 00:16:55.993
  • at every campus.Envision the most
  • 00:16:55.993 --> 00:16:57.662
  • Envision the mostbeautiful place
  • 00:16:57.662 --> 00:16:59.630
  • beautiful placeyou've ever been,
  • 00:16:59.630 --> 00:17:02.166
  • you've ever been,complete with palm trees,
  • 00:17:02.166 --> 00:17:05.770
  • complete with palm trees,raging rivers, jagged mountains,
  • 00:17:05.770 --> 00:17:08.673
  • raging rivers, jagged mountains,waterfalls, snow drifts.
  • 00:17:08.673 --> 00:17:10.274
  • waterfalls, snow drifts.It's gorgeous.
  • 00:17:10.274 --> 00:17:12.043
  • It's gorgeous.Think of your friends.
  • 00:17:12.043 --> 00:17:13.678
  • Think of your friends.Think of your family members
  • 00:17:13.678 --> 00:17:15.012
  • Think of your family memberswho love Jesus.
  • 00:17:15.012 --> 00:17:15.880
  • who love Jesus.They're running to you
  • 00:17:15.880 --> 00:17:17.415
  • They're running to youwith open arms.
  • 00:17:17.415 --> 00:17:17.982
  • with open arms.Picture them
  • 00:17:17.982 --> 00:17:20.518
  • Picture themas you're walking together
  • 00:17:20.518 --> 00:17:22.086
  • as you're walking togetherin this beautiful,
  • 00:17:22.086 --> 00:17:23.721
  • in this beautiful,beautiful place.
  • 00:17:23.721 --> 00:17:25.123
  • beautiful place.Oh, and by the way,
  • 00:17:25.123 --> 00:17:25.857
  • Oh, and by the way,all of you have
  • 00:17:25.857 --> 00:17:28.593
  • all of you havepowerful new bodies.
  • 00:17:28.593 --> 00:17:29.994
  • powerful new bodies.There's no sickness.
  • 00:17:29.994 --> 00:17:32.130
  • There's no sickness.There's no pain.
  • 00:17:32.130 --> 00:17:33.331
  • There's no pain.You're laughing.
  • 00:17:33.331 --> 00:17:34.599
  • You're laughing.You're playing.
  • 00:17:34.599 --> 00:17:35.566
  • You're playing.You're talking.
  • 00:17:35.566 --> 00:17:37.068
  • You're talking.You're reminiscing.
  • 00:17:37.068 --> 00:17:38.069
  • You're reminiscing.You're holding.
  • 00:17:38.069 --> 00:17:39.904
  • You're holding.You're hugging.
  • 00:17:39.904 --> 00:17:41.906
  • You're hugging.But someone is coming.
  • 00:17:41.906 --> 00:17:43.441
  • But someone is coming.It's Jesus.
  • 00:17:43.441 --> 00:17:44.475
  • It's Jesus.He's got a big smile
  • 00:17:44.475 --> 00:17:45.543
  • He's got a big smileon His face.
  • 00:17:45.543 --> 00:17:46.210
  • on His face.And I want you
  • 00:17:46.210 --> 00:17:47.211
  • And I want youto see yourself falling
  • 00:17:47.211 --> 00:17:48.446
  • to see yourself fallingto His knees.
  • 00:17:48.446 --> 00:17:49.881
  • to His knees.And as He pulls you up
  • 00:17:49.881 --> 00:17:53.851
  • And as He pulls you upand embraces you, He tells you,
  • 00:17:53.851 --> 00:17:55.720
  • and embraces you, He tells you,"Welcome home."
  • 00:17:55.720 --> 00:17:56.320
  • "Welcome home."You've entered
  • 00:17:56.320 --> 00:18:01.025
  • You've enteredinto the joy of the Lord.
  • 00:18:01.025 --> 00:18:02.426
  • into the joy of the Lord.Revelation 21.
  • 00:18:02.426 --> 00:18:03.060
  • Revelation 21.Look at me.
  • 00:18:03.060 --> 00:18:04.162
  • Look at me.You don't want to leave there.
  • 00:18:04.162 --> 00:18:05.363
  • You don't want to leave there.See, you just had heaven
  • 00:18:05.363 --> 00:18:05.730
  • See, you just had heavenon your mind
  • 00:18:05.730 --> 00:18:06.664
  • on your mindand you don't even want
  • 00:18:06.664 --> 00:18:08.199
  • and you don't even wantto open your eyes again,
  • 00:18:08.199 --> 00:18:09.200
  • to open your eyes again,do you?
  • 00:18:09.200 --> 00:18:10.468
  • do you?Look at me.
  • 00:18:10.468 --> 00:18:12.069
  • Look at me.Revelation 21 tells us
  • 00:18:12.069 --> 00:18:15.239
  • Revelation 21 tells uswhat will not be in heaven.
  • 00:18:15.239 --> 00:18:15.873
  • what will not be in heaven.I want to tell you
  • 00:18:15.873 --> 00:18:17.175
  • I want to tell youthere'll be no funeral homes
  • 00:18:17.175 --> 00:18:18.809
  • there'll be no funeral homesin heaven.
  • 00:18:18.809 --> 00:18:19.343
  • in heaven.The Upper-taker's
  • 00:18:19.343 --> 00:18:20.645
  • The Upper-taker'sgoing to put the undertaker
  • 00:18:20.645 --> 00:18:22.880
  • going to put the undertakerout of business.
  • 00:18:22.880 --> 00:18:25.082
  • out of business.There'll be no hospitals there.
  • 00:18:25.082 --> 00:18:25.416
  • There'll be no hospitals there.There'll be no
  • 00:18:25.416 --> 00:18:26.951
  • There'll be nodivorce courts there.
  • 00:18:26.951 --> 00:18:27.752
  • divorce courts there.There'll be no
  • 00:18:27.752 --> 00:18:29.720
  • There'll be nobankruptcy courts there.
  • 00:18:29.720 --> 00:18:30.388
  • bankruptcy courts there.There'll be no
  • 00:18:30.388 --> 00:18:32.156
  • There'll be noaddiction centers there.
  • 00:18:32.156 --> 00:18:32.757
  • addiction centers there.There'll be no
  • 00:18:32.757 --> 00:18:34.625
  • There'll be noteen suicide there.
  • 00:18:34.625 --> 00:18:35.159
  • teen suicide there.There'll be no
  • 00:18:35.159 --> 00:18:37.128
  • There'll be nodrug problems there.
  • 00:18:37.128 --> 00:18:38.763
  • drug problems there.There'll be no gangs in heaven.
  • 00:18:38.763 --> 00:18:40.364
  • There'll be no gangs in heaven.There'll be no shootings.
  • 00:18:40.364 --> 00:18:40.898
  • There'll be no shootings.There'll be no
  • 00:18:40.898 --> 00:18:42.066
  • There'll be noacts of terrorism.
  • 00:18:42.066 --> 00:18:43.901
  • acts of terrorism.There'll be no racial tension
  • 00:18:43.901 --> 00:18:46.404
  • There'll be no racial tensionor racial divide in heaven.
  • 00:18:46.404 --> 00:18:47.705
  • or racial divide in heaven.There'll be no prejudice.
  • 00:18:47.705 --> 00:18:49.574
  • There'll be no prejudice.There'll be no injustice.
  • 00:18:49.574 --> 00:18:50.274
  • There'll be no injustice.There'll be no
  • 00:18:50.274 --> 00:18:51.609
  • There'll be nomisunderstandings.
  • 00:18:51.609 --> 00:18:53.711
  • misunderstandings.There'll be no harsh words.
  • 00:18:53.711 --> 00:18:55.546
  • There'll be no harsh words.There'll be no hurt feelings.
  • 00:18:55.546 --> 00:18:57.181
  • There'll be no hurt feelings.There'll be no arguments.
  • 00:18:57.181 --> 00:18:58.583
  • There'll be no arguments.There'll be no gossip.
  • 00:18:58.583 --> 00:19:00.184
  • There'll be no gossip.There will be no worry.
  • 00:19:00.184 --> 00:19:01.819
  • There will be no worry.There will be no depression.
  • 00:19:01.819 --> 00:19:03.754
  • There will be no depression.There will be no child abuse.
  • 00:19:03.754 --> 00:19:05.089
  • There will be no child abuse.There will be no wars.
  • 00:19:05.089 --> 00:19:05.823
  • There will be no wars.There will be no
  • 00:19:05.823 --> 00:19:07.225
  • There will be noemotional breakdowns.
  • 00:19:07.225 --> 00:19:08.459
  • emotional breakdowns.There will be no murders.
  • 00:19:08.459 --> 00:19:10.194
  • There will be no murders.There will be no tears.
  • 00:19:10.194 --> 00:19:11.262
  • There will be no tears.There will be no trials,
  • 00:19:11.262 --> 00:19:15.233
  • There will be no trials,no trauma, no temptations.
  • 00:19:15.233 --> 00:19:17.735
  • no trauma, no temptations.There will be no heart monitors.
  • 00:19:17.735 --> 00:19:19.870
  • There will be no heart monitors.There will be no wheelchairs.
  • 00:19:19.870 --> 00:19:22.406
  • There will be no wheelchairs.There'll be no rust.
  • 00:19:22.406 --> 00:19:24.075
  • There'll be no rust.There'll be no bad habits.
  • 00:19:24.075 --> 00:19:26.877
  • There'll be no bad habits.There'll be no doors locked.
  • 00:19:26.877 --> 00:19:28.546
  • There'll be no doors locked.There'll be no sin.
  • 00:19:28.546 --> 00:19:29.947
  • There'll be no sin.There'll be no arguments.
  • 00:19:29.947 --> 00:19:31.515
  • There'll be no arguments.There will be no accidents.
  • 00:19:31.515 --> 00:19:32.650
  • There will be no accidents.There'll be no suffering.
  • 00:19:32.650 --> 00:19:34.552
  • There'll be no suffering.There'll be no separation.
  • 00:19:34.552 --> 00:19:38.789
  • There'll be no separation.There'll be no starvation.
  • 00:19:38.789 --> 00:19:44.462
  • There'll be no starvation.There'll be no tears,
  • 00:19:44.462 --> 00:19:46.697
  • There'll be no tears,because He's going to wipe
  • 00:19:46.697 --> 00:19:50.501
  • because He's going to wipeevery tear from our eye.
  • 00:19:50.501 --> 00:19:53.704
  • every tear from our eye.No sorrow, no sickness,
  • 00:19:53.704 --> 00:19:58.009
  • No sorrow, no sickness,no death, no crying, no pain;
  • 00:19:58.009 --> 00:19:59.377
  • no death, no crying, no pain;for God shall wipe
  • 00:19:59.377 --> 00:20:04.115
  • for God shall wipeevery tear from their eye.
  • 00:20:04.115 --> 00:20:05.182
  • every tear from their eye.I've heard people say
  • 00:20:05.182 --> 00:20:05.683
  • I've heard people saythat we won't have
  • 00:20:05.683 --> 00:20:06.784
  • that we won't haveour memory in heaven.
  • 00:20:06.784 --> 00:20:10.421
  • our memory in heaven.I don't agree with that.
  • 00:20:10.421 --> 00:20:12.657
  • I don't agree with that.The man remembered things
  • 00:20:12.657 --> 00:20:14.525
  • The man remembered thingsin hell.
  • 00:20:14.525 --> 00:20:15.526
  • in hell.And I've heard people say,
  • 00:20:15.526 --> 00:20:16.294
  • And I've heard people say,"But we won't remember
  • 00:20:16.294 --> 00:20:16.961
  • "But we won't rememberin heaven."
  • 00:20:16.961 --> 00:20:17.928
  • in heaven."But I believe we'll have
  • 00:20:17.928 --> 00:20:19.363
  • But I believe we'll havea different perspective.
  • 00:20:19.363 --> 00:20:20.364
  • a different perspective.We will remember
  • 00:20:20.364 --> 00:20:21.632
  • We will rememberwhat we've been through
  • 00:20:21.632 --> 00:20:23.868
  • what we've been throughand the pains and the hurts
  • 00:20:23.868 --> 00:20:24.769
  • and the pains and the hurtsand it'll cause us
  • 00:20:24.769 --> 00:20:27.505
  • and it'll cause usto be overwhelmed with gratitude
  • 00:20:27.505 --> 00:20:29.840
  • to be overwhelmed with gratitudein our final state of victory.
  • 00:20:29.840 --> 00:20:31.375
  • in our final state of victory.It'll even cause us
  • 00:20:31.375 --> 00:20:34.045
  • It'll even cause usto worship even more because
  • 00:20:34.045 --> 00:20:35.913
  • to worship even more becauseof what we've been through.
  • 00:20:35.913 --> 00:20:37.848
  • of what we've been through.Hallelujah.
  • 00:20:37.848 --> 00:20:41.786
  • Hallelujah."Behold, I make all things new."
  • 00:20:41.786 --> 00:20:43.254
  • "Behold, I make all things new."When you get to heaven,
  • 00:20:43.254 --> 00:20:46.557
  • When you get to heaven,He'll make all things new.
  • 00:20:46.557 --> 00:20:47.692
  • He'll make all things new.I want to close with this
  • 00:20:47.692 --> 00:20:51.929
  • I want to close with thisin Revelation 21.
  • 00:20:51.929 --> 00:20:54.598
  • in Revelation 21.It says, "Now I saw a new heaven
  • 00:20:54.598 --> 00:20:55.800
  • It says, "Now I saw a new heavenand a new earth,
  • 00:20:55.800 --> 00:20:56.567
  • and a new earth,for the first heaven
  • 00:20:56.567 --> 00:20:57.501
  • for the first heavenand the first earth
  • 00:20:57.501 --> 00:20:58.903
  • and the first earthhad passed away,
  • 00:20:58.903 --> 00:21:00.671
  • had passed away,and there was no more sea.
  • 00:21:00.671 --> 00:21:03.174
  • and there was no more sea.And I, John, saw the holy city,
  • 00:21:03.174 --> 00:21:04.842
  • And I, John, saw the holy city,New Jerusalem, coming down out
  • 00:21:04.842 --> 00:21:06.377
  • New Jerusalem, coming down outof heaven from God,
  • 00:21:06.377 --> 00:21:07.945
  • of heaven from God,prepared as a bride adorned
  • 00:21:07.945 --> 00:21:09.613
  • prepared as a bride adornedfor her husband.
  • 00:21:09.613 --> 00:21:12.983
  • for her husband.And I heard a loud voice saying,
  • 00:21:12.983 --> 00:21:14.819
  • And I heard a loud voice saying,'Behold, the tabernacle of God
  • 00:21:14.819 --> 00:21:15.720
  • 'Behold, the tabernacle of Godis with men;
  • 00:21:15.720 --> 00:21:16.987
  • is with men;He will dwell with them,
  • 00:21:16.987 --> 00:21:19.156
  • He will dwell with them,and they shall be His people,'"
  • 00:21:19.156 --> 00:21:20.591
  • and they shall be His people,'"listen, "'and God Himself
  • 00:21:20.591 --> 00:21:25.863
  • listen, "'and God Himselfwill be their God.'"
  • 00:21:25.863 --> 00:21:28.699
  • will be their God.'"And I love the fact that He said
  • 00:21:28.699 --> 00:21:31.769
  • And I love the fact that He saidin the 22nd chapter,
  • 00:21:31.769 --> 00:21:32.703
  • in the 22nd chapter,"And there shall be
  • 00:21:32.703 --> 00:21:33.637
  • "And there shall beno night there,"
  • 00:21:33.637 --> 00:21:35.773
  • no night there,"verse five, "they shall need
  • 00:21:35.773 --> 00:21:38.142
  • verse five, "they shall needlamp or light for the sun,
  • 00:21:38.142 --> 00:21:39.009
  • lamp or light for the sun,for the Lord God
  • 00:21:39.009 --> 00:21:40.678
  • for the Lord Godgives them the light,"
  • 00:21:40.678 --> 00:21:42.580
  • gives them the light,"listen, "and they,"
  • 00:21:42.580 --> 00:21:44.882
  • listen, "and they,"you and I with Jesus,
  • 00:21:44.882 --> 00:21:47.651
  • you and I with Jesus,"and they shall reign
  • 00:21:47.651 --> 00:21:53.791
  • "and they shall reignforever and forever."
  • 00:21:53.791 --> 00:21:56.627
  • forever and forever."Folks, this is not a fairy tale.
  • 00:21:56.627 --> 00:21:57.661
  • Folks, this is not a fairy tale.This is what the Bible
  • 00:21:57.661 --> 00:22:00.431
  • This is what the Bibleteaches profoundly,
  • 00:22:00.431 --> 00:22:03.634
  • teaches profoundly,and we need to stand on it.
  • 00:22:03.634 --> 00:22:05.836
  • and we need to stand on it.So if you're having a bad day,
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  • So if you're having a bad day,come up here.
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  • come up here.He invites you.
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  • He invites you.Get your mind on heaven.
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  • Get your mind on heaven.You'll get to feeling
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  • You'll get to feelingmighty fine
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  • mighty fineif you'll get your mind
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  • if you'll get your mindon heaven.
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  • on heaven.Come up here.
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  • Come up here.What you're going through
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  • What you're going throughlooks bleak down there,
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  • looks bleak down there,but come up here
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  • but come up hereand you'll see
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  • and you'll seea whole different perspective.
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  • a whole different perspective.And that call to come up here
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  • And that call to come up hereis for many of you.
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  • is for many of you.You don't know
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  • You don't knowwhere you're going
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  • where you're goingto spend eternity.
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  • to spend eternity.There's people in this room,
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  • There's people in this room,in overflow, at our campuses,
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  • in overflow, at our campuses,people watching me
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  • people watching meby television,
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  • by television,you don't know
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  • you don't knowwhere you're going
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  • where you're goingto spend eternity.
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  • to spend eternity.You flipped on that TV today
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  • You flipped on that TV todayand you don't know why
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  • and you don't know whyyou're watching that preacher,
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  • you're watching that preacher,but I'm telling you,
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  • but I'm telling you,heaven is near.
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  • heaven is near.There's an open door
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  • There's an open doorfor you today and He's saying,
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  • for you today and He's saying,"Come up here;
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  • "Come up here;I want to come into your life,
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  • I want to come into your life,I want to give you peace."
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  • I want to give you peace."You don't have
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  • You don't haveto worry about eternity.
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  • to worry about eternity.You can know
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  • You can knowthat your name is written
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  • that your name is writtenin the Lamb's book of life.
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  • in the Lamb's book of life.Young man, teenager,
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  • Young man, teenager,mom, dad, businessman,
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  • mom, dad, businessman,there's no greater question
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  • there's no greater questionto answer than "where will you
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  • to answer than "where will youspend eternity".
  • 00:23:24.882 --> 00:23:26.016
  • spend eternity".Come up here.
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  • Come up here.Heaven is saying, "Come."
  • 00:23:28.719 --> 00:23:30.187
  • Heaven is saying, "Come."Come like you are.
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  • Come like you are.He'll save you.
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  • He'll save you.He'll cleanse you.
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  • He'll cleanse you.Through the blood of the cross,
  • 00:23:34.725 --> 00:23:35.493
  • Through the blood of the cross,He'll raise you
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  • - Thank you so much
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  • - Thank you so muchfor being with us today
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  • for being with us todayon Kingdom Connection.
  • 00:23:45.736 --> 00:23:47.238
  • on Kingdom Connection.It's because of you
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  • It's because of youwe're on television right now.
  • 00:23:49.473 --> 00:23:50.407
  • we're on television right now.Why don't you just repeat
  • 00:23:50.407 --> 00:23:51.408
  • Why don't you just repeatthis prayer after me.
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  • this prayer after me."Lord, Jesus."
  • 00:23:52.843 --> 00:23:53.677
  • "Lord, Jesus."Just say those words.
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  • Just say those words."Lord, Jesus
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  • "Lord, Jesuscome into my heart.
  • 00:23:56.680 --> 00:23:58.649
  • come into my heart.You died and shed your blood
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  • You died and shed your bloodto forgive me,
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  • to forgive me,and rose again
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  • and rose againto live through me.
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  • to live through me.I give You my life,
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  • I give You my life,give me Your peace,
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  • give me Your peace,give me Your help,
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  • give me Your help,give me Your purpose
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  • give me Your purposefor my life.
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  • for my life.In Jesus' name.
  • 00:24:14.765 --> 00:24:17.635
  • In Jesus' name.I don't wanna be alone anymore.
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  • I don't wanna be alone anymore.Amen, and amen."
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  • Amen, and amen."I really want you to know
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  • I really want you to knowa miracle just happened.
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  • a miracle just happened.Our team has prepared
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  • Our team has prepareda special kit designed
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  • a special kit designedfor your new walk with the Lord.
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  • for your new walk with the Lord.We really want to help you.
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  • We really want to help you.And we pray that this
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  • And we pray that this21-day devotional
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  • 21-day devotionalwill bless you,
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  • will bless you,and guide you.
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  • and guide you.Whatever season of life
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  • Whatever season of lifethat you may be in,
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  • that you may be in,you'll sense the presence,
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  • you'll sense the presence,the peace,
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  • the peace,and the goodness of God.
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  • and the goodness of God.For decades I have set
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  • For decades I have setthe beginning of the year
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  • the beginning of the yearfor prayer and fasting.
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  • for prayer and fasting.For 21 days we will seek
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  • For 21 days we will seekthe face of the Lord.
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  • the face of the Lord.Our team has put together
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  • Our team has put togethersome unique resources
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  • some unique resourcesto help you plan and prepare
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  • to help you plan and prepareand to build your faith
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  • and to build your faithfor a successful fast.
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  • for a successful fast.You can do it.
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  • You can do it.And please know that your gift
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  • And please know that your giftof support to this ministry
  • 00:25:01.912 --> 00:25:03.480
  • of support to this ministryhelps us keep preaching
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  • helps us keep preachingthe message of Jesus Christ
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  • the message of Jesus Christall around the world
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  • all around the worldin over 200 nations
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  • in over 200 nationsall over the world.
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  • all over the world.You keep it going,
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  • You keep it going,you make it happen
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  • you make it happenwhen you give.
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  • when you give.That's our primary reason
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  • That's our primary reasonfor being here.
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  • for being here.Is to preach
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  • Is to preachthe Gospel of Jesus Christ
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  • the Gospel of Jesus Christto 200 nations
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  • to 200 nationsthrough this broadcast
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  • through this broadcastand create
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  • and createinspirational resources
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  • inspirational resourcesto use and bless people's lives
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  • to use and bless people's livesand tell 'em more
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  • and tell 'em moreabout Jesus.
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  • about Jesus.Thank you.
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  • Thank you.Please help us end strong
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  • Please help us end strongthis year.
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  • this year.Give an unusual gift.
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  • and blessings of fasting
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  • in the 2020 Fasting Kit.
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  • Including the types
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  • of fasts in the Bible,
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  • the secret to a successful fast,
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  • choosing the right fast for you;
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  • How to begin and end your fast,
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  • of a successful fast,
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  • to break through in your life.
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  • Fasting is a tremendous weapon,
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  • and a source of power
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  • in the life
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  • of every believer.
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  • - We hope you've enjoyed
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  • this teaching
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  • by Jentezen Franklin,
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  • and thank you
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  • for your continued support
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  • of this ministry.
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  • Your prayers
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