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Show Yourself Alive

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December 27, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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  • - Thank you for joining us
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  • - Thank you for joining ustoday on Kingdom Connection.
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  • today on Kingdom Connection.Recently I preached a message
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  • Recently I preached a messagethat I believe sums up
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  • that I believe sums upthis year that we've all
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  • this year that we've allgone through.
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  • gone through.We have been through something
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  • We have been through somethingthat we've never faced before.
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  • that we've never faced before.I believe this message is gonna
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  • I believe this message is gonnatell you how to respond
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  • tell you how to respondand set yourself up
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  • and set yourself upfor what God wants to do
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  • for what God wants to doin 2021 in your family,
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  • in 2021 in your family,in your life,
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  • in your life,and in your future.
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  • and in your future.Let's go right into this service
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  • Let's go right into this servicethis is a word from the Lord.
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  • this is a word from the Lord.It's time to Show Yourself Alive
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  • - If you have your Bibles,
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  • - If you have your Bibles,look with me in the Book
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  • look with me in the Bookof Genesis 15.
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  • of Genesis 15.“And then he said unto Abram
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  • “And then he said unto Abramor Abraham, Know of a certainly
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  • or Abraham, Know of a certainlythat your descendants
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  • that your descendantswill be strangers in the land
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  • will be strangers in the landthat is not theirs,
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  • that is not theirs,and they will serve them;
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  • and they will serve them;and they shall afflict them
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  • and they shall afflict themfour hundred years.
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  • four hundred years.And also the nation whom
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  • And also the nation whomthey serve I will judge;
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  • they serve I will judge;and after this or afterward
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  • and after this or afterwardthey shall come out with
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  • they shall come out withgreat possessions.”
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  • great possessions.”They're gonna go
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  • They're gonna gothrough something.
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  • through something.Something's going to happen
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  • Something's going to happenand after this they'll
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  • and after this they'llcome out with great possessions.
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  • come out with great possessions.And then I want you to go over
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  • And then I want you to go overto the New Testament.
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  • to the New Testament.Just a couple of verses
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  • Just a couple of versesin Acts 1.
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  • in Acts 1.I'll straight down to Verse 3,
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  • I'll straight down to Verse 3,“to whom He also presented
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  • “to whom He also presentedHimself alive after,”
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  • Himself alive after,”there it is again.
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  • there it is again.After this.
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  • After this.“He presented himself alive
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  • “He presented himself aliveafter His suffering
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  • after His sufferingby many infallible proofs,
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  • by many infallible proofs,being seen by them during forty
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  • being seen by them during fortydays and speaking of the things
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  • days and speaking of the thingspertaining to the kingdom
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  • pertaining to the kingdomof God.”
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  • of God.”I wanna talk to you about this
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  • I wanna talk to you about thistext in the Book of Acts
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  • text in the Book of Actsand this story
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  • and this storyin the Old Testament because
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  • in the Old Testament becauseit speaks to our lives today.
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  • it speaks to our lives today.I wanna preach about
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  • I wanna preach about“It's Time to Show
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  • “It's Time to ShowYourself Alive”.
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  • Yourself Alive”.“It's Time to Show
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  • “It's Time to ShowYourself Alive”.
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  • Yourself Alive”.Jesus after He was crucified
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  • Jesus after He was crucifiedshowed Himself
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  • showed Himselfto be alive again.
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  • to be alive again.In Genesis 15, we see
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  • In Genesis 15, we seethe pattern
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  • the patternfrom the Word of God.
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  • from the Word of God.Patterns in the Word of God
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  • Patterns in the Word of Godhelp us understand
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  • help us understandthe ways of God.
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  • the ways of God.If you want to understand
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  • If you want to understandthe way God's moving today,
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  • the way God's moving today,go back and look at the patterns
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  • go back and look at the patternsin the Scripture.
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  • in the Scripture.God never changes,
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  • God never changes,and the Bible said the things
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  • and the Bible said the thingsthat were written before
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  • that were written beforetime were written
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  • time were writtenfor our learning.
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  • for our learning.The Word of God shows us
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  • The Word of God shows usthe pattern of the way of God.
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  • the pattern of the way of God.In other words, if you wanna
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  • In other words, if you wannaknow what God's gonna do now,
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  • know what God's gonna do now,go back and look at what
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  • go back and look at whatHe did in the past.
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  • He did in the past.Well, here's what He did.
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  • Well, here's what He did.He told Abram in Genesis 15
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  • He told Abram in Genesis 15or Abraham.
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  • or Abraham.He said I wanna give you
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  • He said I wanna give youa heads up.
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  • a heads up.He said your seed before Joseph
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  • He said your seed before Josephhis seed ever went down
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  • his seed ever went downto Egypt He said your seed
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  • to Egypt He said your seedis gonna end up in bondage
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  • is gonna end up in bondageserving another people,
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  • serving another people,and He said they'll stay
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  • and He said they'll staythere exactly 400 years,
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  • there exactly 400 years,and at the end of 400 years,
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  • and at the end of 400 years,they're coming out,
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  • they're coming out,and they're coming out
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  • and they're coming outwith great possessions.
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  • with great possessions.They're not coming out
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  • They're not coming outlike they went in.
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  • like they went in.They're coming out,
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  • They're coming out,and I'm gonna load them down
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  • and I'm gonna load them downwith all that I have for them
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  • with all that I have for thembecause I've got a plan,
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  • because I've got a plan,and it's on a time schedule.
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  • and it's on a time schedule.In other words, God said
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  • In other words, God saidthe time is already set
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  • the time is already setthat before you get into it
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  • that before you get into itand before your seed goes
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  • and before your seed goesinto it, I've already set
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  • into it, I've already seta time when they're coming out.
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  • a time when they're coming out.I want you to understand,
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  • I want you to understand,God said, that I put
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  • God said, that I puta limit on trouble.
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  • a limit on trouble.I have already determined
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  • I have already determinedhow far trouble will go in
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  • how far trouble will go inyour life, and it will not
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  • your life, and it will notgo a day or a moment longer
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  • go a day or a moment longerthan what I said
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  • than what I saidand if there was a beginning,
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  • and if there was a beginning,there's always an end.
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  • there's always an end.The Bible said
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  • The Bible saidin the Book of Job,
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  • in the Book of Job,and he ought to know.
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  • and he ought to know.He went through it.
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  • He went through it.He sets an end to the darkness.
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  • He sets an end to the darkness.He said it has a beginning point
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  • He said it has a beginning pointand it has an ending point.
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  • and it has an ending point.God sets the limitations,
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  • God sets the limitations,not the world.
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  • not the world.God sets the limitations,
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  • God sets the limitations,not COVID, not the President,
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  • not COVID, not the President,not the United States
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  • not the United Statesor the United Nations
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  • or the United Nationsor the world
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  • or the worldhealth organization.
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  • health organization.God sets the limits,
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  • God sets the limits,and God says there is a time
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  • and God says there is a timewhen we as a Nation and we
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  • when we as a Nation and weas a world are gonna come out
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  • as a world are gonna come outof these dark days
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  • of these dark daysand come out of this mess,
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  • and come out of this mess,and I've already set the day
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  • and I've already set the daywhen it's coming,
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  • when it's coming,and all you gotta do is look
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  • and all you gotta do is lookat the patterns and know
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  • at the patterns and knowthat there's coming a day
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  • that there's coming a dayand your job is when you start
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  • and your job is when you startseeing it happen,
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  • seeing it happen,start showing yourself alive.
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  • start showing yourself alive.Jesus said destroy this temple,
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  • Jesus said destroy this temple,and they thought that He was
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  • and they thought that He wastalking about Herod's temple,
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  • talking about Herod's temple,but He was talking about
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  • but He was talking abouthis body because
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  • his body becauseHe knew He was about
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  • He knew He was aboutto go to the cross,
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  • to go to the cross,and He said destroy this temple
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  • and He said destroy this templeand in three days --
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  • and in three days --there it is again --
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  • there it is again --there's a beginning.
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  • there's a beginning.It's gonna be a rough little
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  • It's gonna be a rough littleperiod here.
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  • period here.I'm about to go through
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  • I'm about to go throughthe crucifixion,
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  • the crucifixion,nail my hands to the cross,
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  • nail my hands to the cross,beat my back with the whip,
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  • beat my back with the whip,put the crown of thorns
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  • put the crown of thornson my head.
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  • on my head.It's gonna look bad.
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  • It's gonna look bad.It's gonna look like
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  • It's gonna look likeI'm battered and I'm beaten
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  • I'm battered and I'm beatenand I'm defeated.
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  • and I'm defeated.They're gonna put grave
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  • They're gonna put graveclothes on me,
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  • clothes on me,and they're gonna seal my tomb,
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  • and they're gonna seal my tomb,but three days destroy
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  • but three days destroythis temple and in three days
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  • this temple and in three daysI will rise again.
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  • I will rise again.That's the pattern.
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  • That's the pattern.That's the pattern.
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  • That's the pattern.Poor old Job.
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  • Poor old Job.He thought it was the end.
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  • He thought it was the end.He didn't have the advantage
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  • He didn't have the advantageof reading the Scripture,
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  • of reading the Scripture,but God said, devil,
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  • but God said, devil,I found me somebody down there
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  • I found me somebody down therethat would trust me
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  • that would trust menot just in the high times,
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  • not just in the high times,and Satan said -- read it.
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  • and Satan said -- read it.This is all in the Bible.
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  • This is all in the Bible.A conversation between Satan
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  • A conversation between Satanand God.
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  • and God.And Satan said, you know,
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  • And Satan said, you know,he's only serving you
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  • he's only serving youbecause you blessed him.
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  • because you blessed him.He's only serving you
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  • He's only serving youbecause you've got him
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  • because you've got himprotected and his family
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  • protected and his familyis so blessed,
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  • is so blessed,those beautiful daughters
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  • those beautiful daughtersand all the good things
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  • and all the good thingsthat are happening in his life,
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  • that are happening in his life,but you just let me touch him.
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  • but you just let me touch him.You let me touch his health.
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  • You let me touch his health.You let me touch his wealth.
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  • You let me touch his wealth.You let me touch
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  • You let me touchhis little world.
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  • his little world.You let me mess his family up.
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  • You let me mess his family up.You let me mess
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  • You let me messwith his marriage.
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  • with his marriage.You let me rip him to pieces.
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  • You let me rip him to pieces.You let me hit him not one time,
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  • You let me hit him not one time,but I wanna hit him again
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  • but I wanna hit him againand again.
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  • and again.And it kind of sounds like 2020.
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  • And it kind of sounds like 2020.Kind of sounds like this year.
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  • Kind of sounds like this year.I'm just gonna hit you again
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  • I'm just gonna hit you againand hit you again and hit you.
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  • and hit you again and hit you.Let me have my way with him,
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  • Let me have my way with him,and God said you can do
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  • and God said you can dowhatever you want to him.
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  • whatever you want to him.I love this.
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  • I love this.But here's the limit again.
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  • But here's the limit again.God says you can do whatever
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  • God says you can do whateveryou wanna do to him,
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  • you wanna do to him,but don't you destroy him.
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  • but don't you destroy him.I do not give you permission
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  • I do not give you permissionto destroy him
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  • to destroy himbecause when I get through
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  • because when I get throughwith him after you've had
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  • with him after you've hadyour moment and your day,
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  • your moment and your day,I'm gonna raise him up.
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  • I'm gonna raise him up.And what did God do?
  • 00:07:02.668 --> 00:07:05.505
  • And what did God do?He blessed Job double
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  • He blessed Job doublewhat he had before.
  • 00:07:08.407 --> 00:07:11.644
  • what he had before.Your job is to stay alive
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  • Your job is to stay aliveand show yourself alive
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  • and show yourself aliveand not give up and not quit.
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  • and not give up and not quit.Everybody give the Lord a praise
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  • Everybody give the Lord a praisebreak right where you
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  • break right where youare right now.
  • 00:07:21.554 --> 00:07:25.291
  • are right now.God sets limits on our trouble.
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  • God sets limits on our trouble.God sets expiration dates
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  • God sets expiration dateson our grief and our sorrow
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  • on our grief and our sorrowand our pain and what we'd
  • 00:07:31.597 --> 00:07:33.633
  • and our pain and what we'dcall bad luck and bad spells
  • 00:07:33.633 --> 00:07:35.635
  • call bad luck and bad spellsand bad seasons.
  • 00:07:35.635 --> 00:07:36.569
  • and bad seasons.God says I'm even working
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  • God says I'm even workingin that, and I'm thinking ahead.
  • 00:07:38.738 --> 00:07:40.439
  • in that, and I'm thinking ahead.I'm not through blessing you.
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  • I'm not through blessing you.I'm not through raising you.
  • 00:07:42.174 --> 00:07:45.444
  • I'm not through raising you.I'm not through.
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  • I'm not through.I'm not through.
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  • I'm not through.God sets time limits.
  • 00:07:51.984 --> 00:07:54.754
  • God sets time limits.He set an expiration date
  • 00:07:54.754 --> 00:07:57.757
  • He set an expiration datewhen it's all gonna be over.
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  • when it's all gonna be over.And our job is to make it
  • 00:07:58.925 --> 00:08:01.327
  • And our job is to make itto the expiration date.
  • 00:08:01.327 --> 00:08:03.596
  • to the expiration date.There's an end to all of this.
  • 00:08:03.596 --> 00:08:04.363
  • There's an end to all of this.Do you believe
  • 00:08:04.363 --> 00:08:05.531
  • Do you believewhat I'm preaching?
  • 00:08:05.531 --> 00:08:06.432
  • what I'm preaching?There's an end.
  • 00:08:06.432 --> 00:08:07.400
  • There's an end.These kind of gloomy
  • 00:08:07.400 --> 00:08:08.801
  • These kind of gloomydays and kind of
  • 00:08:08.801 --> 00:08:10.870
  • days and kind ofI'm so sick of wearing masks,
  • 00:08:10.870 --> 00:08:12.972
  • I'm so sick of wearing masks,I'm so sick of trying to stop
  • 00:08:12.972 --> 00:08:15.908
  • I'm so sick of trying to stopthe curve and kill the virus
  • 00:08:15.908 --> 00:08:17.209
  • the curve and kill the virusand all of that,
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  • and all of that,but these days are coming
  • 00:08:19.312 --> 00:08:21.113
  • but these days are comingto an end.
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  • to an end.We're about to see
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  • We're about to seea breakthrough,
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  • a breakthrough,and we don't need
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  • and we don't needto lose heart now.
  • 00:08:25.451 --> 00:08:27.587
  • to lose heart now.We need to show ourselves alive.
  • 00:08:27.587 --> 00:08:29.155
  • We need to show ourselves alive.We need to get back in church
  • 00:08:29.155 --> 00:08:30.690
  • We need to get back in churchand show ourselves alive.
  • 00:08:30.690 --> 00:08:32.658
  • and show ourselves alive.We need to get back in His Word
  • 00:08:32.658 --> 00:08:35.728
  • We need to get back in His Wordand show ourselves alive.
  • 00:08:35.728 --> 00:08:37.597
  • and show ourselves alive.Jesus was led to the wilderness
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  • Jesus was led to the wildernessfor 40 days.
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  • for 40 days.It's got a timeframe.
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  • It's got a timeframe.And for 40 days,
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  • And for 40 days,three different occasions Satan
  • 00:08:43.936 --> 00:08:46.372
  • three different occasions Satanhimself came to Jesus
  • 00:08:46.372 --> 00:08:48.307
  • himself came to Jesusand hit Him and hit Him
  • 00:08:48.307 --> 00:08:50.509
  • and hit Him and hit Himand hit Him and hit Him.
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  • and hit Him and hit Him.When you understand that,
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  • When you understand that,and you understand that
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  • and you understand thatit's not what you're
  • 00:08:55.114 --> 00:08:56.449
  • it's not what you'regoing through.
  • 00:08:56.449 --> 00:08:58.451
  • going through.It's what you're gonna come out
  • 00:08:58.451 --> 00:08:59.885
  • It's what you're gonna come outof it with that you need
  • 00:08:59.885 --> 00:09:01.554
  • of it with that you needto focus on.
  • 00:09:01.554 --> 00:09:04.824
  • to focus on.Jesus went through the attacks.
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  • Jesus went through the attacks.The Calvary was
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  • The Calvary wasa different experience.
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  • a different experience.Every other experience
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  • Every other experienceHe went through,
  • 00:09:11.464 --> 00:09:13.099
  • He went through,it was just attacked,
  • 00:09:13.099 --> 00:09:15.067
  • it was just attacked,and it really didn't affect Him,
  • 00:09:15.067 --> 00:09:17.136
  • and it really didn't affect Him,but Calvary scarred Him.
  • 00:09:17.136 --> 00:09:19.171
  • but Calvary scarred Him.Calvary marred Him.
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  • Calvary marred Him.Calvary would make a memory
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  • Calvary would make a memorythat would never be
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  • that would never bethe same again, and I believe
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  • the same again, and I believethat it's impossible
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  • that it's impossibleto go through 2020
  • 00:09:28.814 --> 00:09:32.151
  • to go through 2020and not be scarred emotionally,
  • 00:09:32.151 --> 00:09:34.353
  • and not be scarred emotionally,mentally, physically,
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  • mentally, physically,relationally in homes,
  • 00:09:36.856 --> 00:09:38.057
  • relationally in homes,as a church.
  • 00:09:38.057 --> 00:09:41.060
  • as a church.It's scarred us as a ministry,
  • 00:09:41.060 --> 00:09:42.895
  • It's scarred us as a ministry,as a family.
  • 00:09:42.895 --> 00:09:44.530
  • as a family.It's scarred us.
  • 00:09:44.530 --> 00:09:45.798
  • It's scarred us.Everybody under the sound
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  • Everybody under the soundof my voice.
  • 00:09:47.233 --> 00:09:48.901
  • of my voice.You have been whether you
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  • You have been whether yourecognize it or not,
  • 00:09:50.670 --> 00:09:52.605
  • recognize it or not,this year has taken a toll,
  • 00:09:52.605 --> 00:09:53.773
  • this year has taken a toll,and it's not like
  • 00:09:53.773 --> 00:09:55.141
  • and it's not likethe other trials.
  • 00:09:55.141 --> 00:09:56.308
  • the other trials.The other trials you might've
  • 00:09:56.308 --> 00:09:58.377
  • The other trials you might'vewent through, and there's times
  • 00:09:58.377 --> 00:10:00.212
  • went through, and there's timeswhen we go through things,
  • 00:10:00.212 --> 00:10:01.280
  • when we go through things,and you know,
  • 00:10:01.280 --> 00:10:02.648
  • and you know,Jesus said when He was hanging
  • 00:10:02.648 --> 00:10:03.916
  • Jesus said when He was hangingon the cross.
  • 00:10:03.916 --> 00:10:07.119
  • on the cross.He said, “Lord into Thy hands
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  • Listen to this very carefully.
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  • Listen to this very carefully.When you go through crucifixion
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  • When you go through crucifixionbe careful who touches
  • 00:10:13.592 --> 00:10:15.461
  • be careful who touchesyour spirit.
  • 00:10:15.461 --> 00:10:17.563
  • your spirit.Into your hands.
  • 00:10:17.563 --> 00:10:19.598
  • Into your hands.You're the only safe place
  • 00:10:19.598 --> 00:10:20.833
  • You're the only safe placeI can put my spirit when
  • 00:10:20.833 --> 00:10:21.901
  • I can put my spirit whennothing's going right
  • 00:10:21.901 --> 00:10:23.469
  • nothing's going rightin my life.
  • 00:10:23.469 --> 00:10:24.270
  • in my life.I can't put my spirit
  • 00:10:24.270 --> 00:10:25.671
  • I can't put my spiritin anybody's hands except
  • 00:10:25.671 --> 00:10:28.774
  • in anybody's hands exceptthe Lord's.
  • 00:10:28.774 --> 00:10:30.276
  • the Lord's.But I love the fact that after
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  • But I love the fact that afterHe was crucified,
  • 00:10:31.977 --> 00:10:33.913
  • He was crucified,the Scripture said that He
  • 00:10:33.913 --> 00:10:36.082
  • the Scripture said that Heshowed Himself alive.
  • 00:10:36.082 --> 00:10:37.349
  • showed Himself alive.He didn't show up.
  • 00:10:37.349 --> 00:10:38.617
  • He didn't show up.He said the number-one thing
  • 00:10:38.617 --> 00:10:39.985
  • He said the number-one thingI've gotta do now
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  • I've gotta do nowthat I've been through it,
  • 00:10:41.520 --> 00:10:43.055
  • that I've been through it,now that I've been scarred is
  • 00:10:43.055 --> 00:10:45.157
  • now that I've been scarred isI've gotta show myself alive.
  • 00:10:45.157 --> 00:10:46.292
  • I've gotta show myself alive.I wanna show people
  • 00:10:46.292 --> 00:10:47.293
  • I wanna show peoplethat I made it.
  • 00:10:47.293 --> 00:10:48.294
  • that I made it.I wanna show people
  • 00:10:48.294 --> 00:10:49.562
  • I wanna show peoplethat I'm still standing.
  • 00:10:49.562 --> 00:10:50.730
  • that I'm still standing.I wanna show why?
  • 00:10:50.730 --> 00:10:52.298
  • I wanna show why?Because it's a pattern.
  • 00:10:52.298 --> 00:10:53.466
  • Because it's a pattern.Because they're gonna go through
  • 00:10:53.466 --> 00:10:55.201
  • Because they're gonna go throughyears like we've been through.
  • 00:10:55.201 --> 00:10:56.535
  • years like we've been through.They're gonna go through things
  • 00:10:56.535 --> 00:10:57.803
  • They're gonna go through thingsthat they never dreamed
  • 00:10:57.803 --> 00:10:58.771
  • that they never dreamedthey would go through,
  • 00:10:58.771 --> 00:11:00.506
  • they would go through,and some things touch us
  • 00:11:00.506 --> 00:11:02.108
  • and some things touch usand some trials we go through,
  • 00:11:02.108 --> 00:11:03.743
  • and some trials we go through,they really don't.
  • 00:11:03.743 --> 00:11:05.144
  • they really don't.It's kind of like Daniel
  • 00:11:05.144 --> 00:11:06.545
  • It's kind of like Danielin the lion's den.
  • 00:11:06.545 --> 00:11:07.346
  • in the lion's den.You know, he was
  • 00:11:07.346 --> 00:11:08.814
  • You know, he wasin the lion's den, but the lions
  • 00:11:08.814 --> 00:11:10.182
  • in the lion's den, but the lionsnever scratched him.
  • 00:11:10.182 --> 00:11:11.250
  • never scratched him.They never clawed him.
  • 00:11:11.250 --> 00:11:12.351
  • They never clawed him.They never bit him.
  • 00:11:12.351 --> 00:11:13.419
  • They never bit him.He went through it, but it
  • 00:11:13.419 --> 00:11:14.854
  • He went through it, but itreally didn't bother him.
  • 00:11:14.854 --> 00:11:17.289
  • really didn't bother him.But this trial of Calvary
  • 00:11:17.289 --> 00:11:18.858
  • But this trial of Calvarywas different.
  • 00:11:18.858 --> 00:11:21.193
  • was different.This one touched Jesus.
  • 00:11:21.193 --> 00:11:23.596
  • This one touched Jesus.This one marked Him,
  • 00:11:23.596 --> 00:11:25.197
  • This one marked Him,and I think that's kind
  • 00:11:25.197 --> 00:11:25.898
  • and I think that's kindof like what we've
  • 00:11:25.898 --> 00:11:27.500
  • of like what we'vebeen through this year.
  • 00:11:27.500 --> 00:11:29.602
  • been through this year.I think that every person
  • 00:11:29.602 --> 00:11:31.370
  • I think that every personthat I'm talking with
  • 00:11:31.370 --> 00:11:33.405
  • that I'm talking withhas been through something,
  • 00:11:33.405 --> 00:11:34.640
  • has been through something,not one thing,
  • 00:11:34.640 --> 00:11:38.677
  • not one thing,but multiple hits, and I heard
  • 00:11:38.677 --> 00:11:41.280
  • but multiple hits, and I heardthe Lord say it's time
  • 00:11:41.280 --> 00:11:44.450
  • the Lord say it's timeto show yourselves alive.
  • 00:11:44.450 --> 00:11:46.786
  • to show yourselves alive.It's not time for a pity party.
  • 00:11:46.786 --> 00:11:48.554
  • It's not time for a pity party.It's not time for depression
  • 00:11:48.554 --> 00:11:49.688
  • It's not time for depressionand discouragement
  • 00:11:49.688 --> 00:11:51.190
  • and discouragementand despair.
  • 00:11:51.190 --> 00:11:53.793
  • and despair.It's time to talk life.
  • 00:11:53.793 --> 00:11:58.230
  • It's time to talk life.It's time to say I am going
  • 00:11:58.230 --> 00:12:02.001
  • It's time to say I am goingto come alive again.
  • 00:12:02.001 --> 00:12:03.169
  • to come alive again.You say, well, I don't feel
  • 00:12:03.169 --> 00:12:04.470
  • You say, well, I don't feelworthy to praise Him
  • 00:12:04.470 --> 00:12:05.738
  • worthy to praise Himto be honest because
  • 00:12:05.738 --> 00:12:06.672
  • to be honest becauseduring COVID
  • 00:12:06.672 --> 00:12:08.407
  • during COVIDI've fallen away, Pastor.
  • 00:12:08.407 --> 00:12:10.709
  • I've fallen away, Pastor.During COVID I've backslid.
  • 00:12:10.709 --> 00:12:12.144
  • During COVID I've backslid.I've lost ground.
  • 00:12:12.144 --> 00:12:13.345
  • I've lost ground.I'm not worthy.
  • 00:12:13.345 --> 00:12:14.947
  • I'm not worthy.I don't feel clean.
  • 00:12:14.947 --> 00:12:16.315
  • I don't feel clean.I don't feel pure.
  • 00:12:16.315 --> 00:12:18.117
  • I don't feel pure.It's time to recognize
  • 00:12:18.117 --> 00:12:20.119
  • It's time to recognizethat there is an afterwards.
  • 00:12:20.119 --> 00:12:21.453
  • that there is an afterwards.There's an after this.
  • 00:12:21.453 --> 00:12:22.822
  • There's an after this.After the test.
  • 00:12:22.822 --> 00:12:23.923
  • After the test.After the struggle.
  • 00:12:23.923 --> 00:12:25.457
  • After the struggle.After the trial.
  • 00:12:25.457 --> 00:12:26.759
  • After the trial.And you wouldn't be listening
  • 00:12:26.759 --> 00:12:29.128
  • And you wouldn't be listeningto me if you were totally gone.
  • 00:12:29.128 --> 00:12:30.996
  • to me if you were totally gone.You're still God's child.
  • 00:12:30.996 --> 00:12:32.464
  • You're still God's child.Why are your watching?
  • 00:12:32.464 --> 00:12:33.866
  • Why are your watching?Why are you listening?
  • 00:12:33.866 --> 00:12:35.401
  • Why are you listening?Why are you in church?
  • 00:12:35.401 --> 00:12:37.303
  • Why are you in church?I don't care how bad you fell.
  • 00:12:37.303 --> 00:12:38.237
  • I don't care how bad you fell.I don't care what
  • 00:12:38.237 --> 00:12:39.438
  • I don't care whatyou went back to.
  • 00:12:39.438 --> 00:12:41.574
  • you went back to.It's time if there's anything
  • 00:12:41.574 --> 00:12:43.142
  • It's time if there's anythingin you that's gravitating
  • 00:12:43.142 --> 00:12:44.643
  • in you that's gravitatingtoward the cross.
  • 00:12:44.643 --> 00:12:47.112
  • toward the cross.You need to show yourself alive
  • 00:12:47.112 --> 00:12:48.914
  • You need to show yourself alivewith a mighty praise
  • 00:12:48.914 --> 00:12:50.950
  • with a mighty praisewith I'm still alive.
  • 00:12:50.950 --> 00:12:52.718
  • with I'm still alive.I'm still here.
  • 00:12:52.718 --> 00:12:54.753
  • I'm still here.It didn't take me out.
  • 00:12:54.753 --> 00:12:55.921
  • It didn't take me out.I've been down,
  • 00:12:55.921 --> 00:12:57.456
  • I've been down,but I'm not staying down.
  • 00:12:57.456 --> 00:12:58.657
  • but I'm not staying down.I'm getting up.
  • 00:12:58.657 --> 00:13:00.059
  • I'm getting up.Everybody praise Him
  • 00:13:00.059 --> 00:13:01.493
  • Everybody praise Himat very campus.
  • 00:13:01.493 --> 00:13:03.162
  • at very campus.Online give Him praise.
  • 00:13:03.162 --> 00:13:04.730
  • Online give Him praise.Come on, church.
  • 00:13:04.730 --> 00:13:06.599
  • Come on, church.Somebody in the balcony.
  • 00:13:06.599 --> 00:13:07.333
  • Somebody in the balcony.I refuse to preach
  • 00:13:07.333 --> 00:13:09.168
  • I refuse to preachanother minute until we show
  • 00:13:09.168 --> 00:13:12.004
  • another minute until we showourselves alive.
  • 00:13:12.004 --> 00:13:13.339
  • ourselves alive.I didn't ask if you could shout
  • 00:13:13.339 --> 00:13:14.473
  • I didn't ask if you could shoutin good times.
  • 00:13:14.473 --> 00:13:16.609
  • in good times.Can you shout in the middle
  • 00:13:16.609 --> 00:13:20.246
  • Can you shout in the middleof a mess and still give God
  • 00:13:20.246 --> 00:13:22.448
  • of a mess and still give Godthe glory and the praise?
  • 00:13:22.448 --> 00:13:24.884
  • the glory and the praise?Hallelujah!
  • 00:13:24.884 --> 00:13:26.986
  • Hallelujah!Hallelujah!
  • 00:13:26.986 --> 00:13:30.890
  • Hallelujah!You know when you start out
  • 00:13:30.890 --> 00:13:32.057
  • You know when you start outin something,
  • 00:13:32.057 --> 00:13:35.361
  • in something,you start out from a perception
  • 00:13:35.361 --> 00:13:37.730
  • you start out from a perceptionand from a position of strength.
  • 00:13:37.730 --> 00:13:39.298
  • and from a position of strength.Okay, we're going into this.
  • 00:13:39.298 --> 00:13:40.599
  • Okay, we're going into this.You know how you get in a fight,
  • 00:13:40.599 --> 00:13:42.067
  • You know how you get in a fight,and you're kind of we've gotta
  • 00:13:42.067 --> 00:13:43.335
  • and you're kind of we've gottaget into this now.
  • 00:13:43.335 --> 00:13:44.069
  • get into this now.Let's go.
  • 00:13:44.069 --> 00:13:45.404
  • Let's go.This is it.
  • 00:13:45.404 --> 00:13:46.171
  • This is it.And you feel good.
  • 00:13:46.171 --> 00:13:46.872
  • And you feel good.It's kind of like what
  • 00:13:46.872 --> 00:13:47.773
  • It's kind of like whathappened to Job.
  • 00:13:47.773 --> 00:13:49.742
  • happened to Job.You know, first messenger came.
  • 00:13:49.742 --> 00:13:50.676
  • You know, first messenger came.Second messenger
  • 00:13:50.676 --> 00:13:51.810
  • Second messengercame with bad news.
  • 00:13:51.810 --> 00:13:53.379
  • came with bad news.Third messenger and felt like
  • 00:13:53.379 --> 00:13:54.813
  • Third messenger and felt likehis world was falling apart,
  • 00:13:54.813 --> 00:13:56.649
  • his world was falling apart,but he still held it together,
  • 00:13:56.649 --> 00:13:57.883
  • but he still held it together,and he said the Lord gives,
  • 00:13:57.883 --> 00:13:59.318
  • and he said the Lord gives,the Lord takes away,
  • 00:13:59.318 --> 00:14:00.519
  • the Lord takes away,blessed be the name of the Lord.
  • 00:14:00.519 --> 00:14:01.520
  • blessed be the name of the Lord.He said I'm gonna start
  • 00:14:01.520 --> 00:14:02.755
  • He said I'm gonna startthis trial off right.
  • 00:14:02.755 --> 00:14:03.722
  • this trial off right.I'm gonna kick it off
  • 00:14:03.722 --> 00:14:04.690
  • I'm gonna kick it offwith a praise, and that's
  • 00:14:04.690 --> 00:14:06.492
  • with a praise, and that'sa good way -- let me tell you
  • 00:14:06.492 --> 00:14:07.559
  • a good way -- let me tell youhow to start a trial.
  • 00:14:07.559 --> 00:14:08.961
  • how to start a trial.If you sense you're going
  • 00:14:08.961 --> 00:14:10.696
  • If you sense you're goingthrough one, kick it off
  • 00:14:10.696 --> 00:14:13.299
  • through one, kick it offwith going back to worship.
  • 00:14:13.299 --> 00:14:14.667
  • with going back to worship.I'm going back to -- he said
  • 00:14:14.667 --> 00:14:15.801
  • I'm going back to -- he saidthe Lord gives,
  • 00:14:15.801 --> 00:14:16.602
  • the Lord gives,the Lord takes away,
  • 00:14:16.602 --> 00:14:19.038
  • the Lord takes away,blessed be the name of the Lord.
  • 00:14:19.038 --> 00:14:20.439
  • blessed be the name of the Lord.But then something happened.
  • 00:14:20.439 --> 00:14:22.608
  • But then something happened.It's like you keep reading
  • 00:14:22.608 --> 00:14:24.076
  • It's like you keep readingand you keep reading,
  • 00:14:24.076 --> 00:14:25.344
  • and you keep reading,and it's like, you know,
  • 00:14:25.344 --> 00:14:29.048
  • and it's like, you know,he starts out, and he's strong,
  • 00:14:29.048 --> 00:14:30.449
  • he starts out, and he's strong,and he's powerful,
  • 00:14:30.449 --> 00:14:32.484
  • and he's powerful,and then you find him over
  • 00:14:32.484 --> 00:14:34.219
  • and then you find him overthere in Job 2, and he's sitting
  • 00:14:34.219 --> 00:14:36.522
  • there in Job 2, and he's sittingon top of pottery
  • 00:14:36.522 --> 00:14:39.191
  • on top of potterythat's been broken and ash heap,
  • 00:14:39.191 --> 00:14:39.992
  • that's been broken and ash heap,and the Bible said it was
  • 00:14:39.992 --> 00:14:41.961
  • and the Bible said it waspottery that was broken,
  • 00:14:41.961 --> 00:14:42.861
  • pottery that was broken,and he takes a piece
  • 00:14:42.861 --> 00:14:44.096
  • and he takes a pieceof that pottery
  • 00:14:44.096 --> 00:14:45.331
  • of that potterythat's been broken,
  • 00:14:45.331 --> 00:14:46.832
  • that's been broken,and he starts scraping the sores
  • 00:14:46.832 --> 00:14:48.133
  • and he starts scraping the soreson his body.
  • 00:14:48.133 --> 00:14:49.034
  • on his body.It's the only thing that
  • 00:14:49.034 --> 00:14:50.302
  • It's the only thing thatwill give him relief.
  • 00:14:50.302 --> 00:14:51.837
  • will give him relief.He's lost everything,
  • 00:14:51.837 --> 00:14:52.705
  • He's lost everything,and he's got a piece
  • 00:14:52.705 --> 00:14:54.073
  • and he's got a pieceof pottery.
  • 00:14:54.073 --> 00:14:55.474
  • of pottery.That's pitiful.
  • 00:14:55.474 --> 00:14:57.443
  • That's pitiful.Torn his clothes off.
  • 00:14:57.443 --> 00:14:59.211
  • Torn his clothes off.Ripped his clothes.
  • 00:14:59.211 --> 00:15:01.814
  • Ripped his clothes.Shaved his head sitting on top
  • 00:15:01.814 --> 00:15:03.482
  • Shaved his head sitting on topof ashes with a broken piece
  • 00:15:03.482 --> 00:15:05.951
  • of ashes with a broken pieceof pottery which is a sermon
  • 00:15:05.951 --> 00:15:07.486
  • of pottery which is a sermonwithin itself
  • 00:15:07.486 --> 00:15:08.587
  • within itselfbecause sometimes when you're
  • 00:15:08.587 --> 00:15:10.289
  • because sometimes when you'regoing through a trial,
  • 00:15:10.289 --> 00:15:11.690
  • going through a trial,the only thing that can bring
  • 00:15:11.690 --> 00:15:12.891
  • the only thing that can bringyou comfort is something
  • 00:15:12.891 --> 00:15:15.060
  • you comfort is somethingthat's already been broken.
  • 00:15:15.060 --> 00:15:16.395
  • that's already been broken.The only one who can really
  • 00:15:16.395 --> 00:15:17.863
  • The only one who can reallyhelp you is someone who's
  • 00:15:17.863 --> 00:15:19.164
  • help you is someone who'sbeen through something
  • 00:15:19.164 --> 00:15:20.165
  • been through somethingthat broke them
  • 00:15:20.165 --> 00:15:21.133
  • that broke themand it's something about
  • 00:15:21.133 --> 00:15:22.368
  • and it's something aboutthe fact they've been through
  • 00:15:22.368 --> 00:15:23.836
  • the fact they've been throughthe brokenness too
  • 00:15:23.836 --> 00:15:25.604
  • the brokenness toothat brings comfort to you.
  • 00:15:25.604 --> 00:15:26.839
  • that brings comfort to you.So, God will use your
  • 00:15:26.839 --> 00:15:29.708
  • So, God will use yourbroken places.
  • 00:15:29.708 --> 00:15:30.609
  • broken places.But then you keep reading
  • 00:15:30.609 --> 00:15:32.578
  • But then you keep readingthe story, and it's like
  • 00:15:32.578 --> 00:15:33.812
  • the story, and it's likehe's moving, and he moves
  • 00:15:33.812 --> 00:15:36.548
  • he's moving, and he movesfrom this worship to kick
  • 00:15:36.548 --> 00:15:38.717
  • from this worship to kickthe thing off, the trial off,
  • 00:15:38.717 --> 00:15:40.719
  • the thing off, the trial off,and you move into Chapter 10,
  • 00:15:40.719 --> 00:15:41.553
  • and you move into Chapter 10,and he starts saying
  • 00:15:41.553 --> 00:15:43.455
  • and he starts sayingI'm weary of life,
  • 00:15:43.455 --> 00:15:45.457
  • I'm weary of life,bitterness of soul.
  • 00:15:45.457 --> 00:15:49.094
  • bitterness of soul.He says my laughter is gone,
  • 00:15:49.094 --> 00:15:50.763
  • He says my laughter is gone,and he said I look for God,
  • 00:15:50.763 --> 00:15:51.964
  • and he said I look for God,and I go forward,
  • 00:15:51.964 --> 00:15:53.032
  • and I go forward,and He's not there,
  • 00:15:53.032 --> 00:15:54.400
  • and He's not there,and I can't find Him.
  • 00:15:54.400 --> 00:15:57.002
  • and I can't find Him.In Verse 10, something happens.
  • 00:15:57.002 --> 00:15:59.605
  • In Verse 10, something happens.He describes how he wishes
  • 00:15:59.605 --> 00:16:00.973
  • He describes how he wishesthat he was never born
  • 00:16:00.973 --> 00:16:01.874
  • that he was never bornand all this.
  • 00:16:01.874 --> 00:16:02.841
  • and all this.He's losing hope.
  • 00:16:02.841 --> 00:16:03.876
  • He's losing hope.It's just wearing him down.
  • 00:16:03.876 --> 00:16:04.610
  • It's just wearing him down.And that's what
  • 00:16:04.610 --> 00:16:05.577
  • And that's whatthe devil's doing.
  • 00:16:05.577 --> 00:16:07.513
  • the devil's doing.He's just trying to wear
  • 00:16:07.513 --> 00:16:09.815
  • He's just trying to wearus out, but he's a liar,
  • 00:16:09.815 --> 00:16:11.517
  • us out, but he's a liar,and I'm here today to say
  • 00:16:11.517 --> 00:16:12.618
  • and I'm here today to saywe're gonna
  • 00:16:12.618 --> 00:16:14.420
  • we're gonnashow ourselves alive.
  • 00:16:14.420 --> 00:16:15.687
  • show ourselves alive.We're still praising.
  • 00:16:15.687 --> 00:16:16.955
  • We're still praising.We're still praying.
  • 00:16:16.955 --> 00:16:18.257
  • We're still praying.We're still trusting.
  • 00:16:18.257 --> 00:16:19.558
  • We're still trusting.We're still believing.
  • 00:16:19.558 --> 00:16:22.194
  • We're still believing.My faith has not got any less.
  • 00:16:22.194 --> 00:16:24.630
  • My faith has not got any less.It's actually got more focused
  • 00:16:24.630 --> 00:16:25.497
  • It's actually got more focusedon what matters,
  • 00:16:25.497 --> 00:16:28.600
  • on what matters,and that's Jesus.
  • 00:16:28.600 --> 00:16:29.868
  • and that's Jesus.And by the time he gets
  • 00:16:29.868 --> 00:16:31.136
  • And by the time he getsto the end of it,
  • 00:16:31.136 --> 00:16:34.440
  • to the end of it,he knows the way that I take
  • 00:16:34.440 --> 00:16:36.508
  • he knows the way that I takein Verse 9 and 10,
  • 00:16:36.508 --> 00:16:38.744
  • in Verse 9 and 10,“and after this when he has
  • 00:16:38.744 --> 00:16:40.479
  • “and after this when he hastried me, I shall come
  • 00:16:40.479 --> 00:16:43.949
  • tried me, I shall comeforth as gold.”
  • 00:16:43.949 --> 00:16:45.717
  • forth as gold.”He's hit me.
  • 00:16:45.717 --> 00:16:47.119
  • He's hit me.He's tried this.
  • 00:16:47.119 --> 00:16:48.620
  • He's tried this.He's tried that.
  • 00:16:48.620 --> 00:16:50.389
  • He's tried that.It didn't work.
  • 00:16:50.389 --> 00:16:53.625
  • It didn't work.But there's always a reason
  • 00:16:53.625 --> 00:16:56.528
  • But there's always a reasonto show yourself alive
  • 00:16:56.528 --> 00:16:57.396
  • to show yourself aliveand when he prayed
  • 00:16:57.396 --> 00:16:58.664
  • and when he prayedfor his friends,
  • 00:16:58.664 --> 00:17:00.833
  • for his friends,God turned his captivity,
  • 00:17:00.833 --> 00:17:03.302
  • God turned his captivity,and God blessed him with double.
  • 00:17:03.302 --> 00:17:06.839
  • and God blessed him with double.On October 1974 in Zaire, Africa
  • 00:17:06.839 --> 00:17:10.075
  • On October 1974 in Zaire, Africawhich is today's Congo, Africa.
  • 00:17:10.075 --> 00:17:12.277
  • which is today's Congo, Africa.George Foreman went against
  • 00:17:12.277 --> 00:17:14.179
  • George Foreman went againsta young up and coming boxer
  • 00:17:14.179 --> 00:17:17.983
  • a young up and coming boxerby the name of Muhammad Ali.
  • 00:17:17.983 --> 00:17:20.352
  • by the name of Muhammad Ali.60.000 filled the stadium
  • 00:17:20.352 --> 00:17:22.788
  • 60.000 filled the stadiumin the massive heat
  • 00:17:22.788 --> 00:17:24.523
  • in the massive heatof that African sun.
  • 00:17:24.523 --> 00:17:26.358
  • of that African sun.One billion people watched
  • 00:17:26.358 --> 00:17:29.228
  • One billion people watchedby television as George Foreman,
  • 00:17:29.228 --> 00:17:33.031
  • by television as George Foreman,the high-favored, huge, muscle,
  • 00:17:33.031 --> 00:17:35.033
  • the high-favored, huge, muscle,cut, ripped fighter
  • 00:17:35.033 --> 00:17:36.702
  • cut, ripped fighterwho was the heavy favored
  • 00:17:36.702 --> 00:17:39.304
  • who was the heavy favoredto win would go in the ring
  • 00:17:39.304 --> 00:17:40.806
  • to win would go in the ringwith Muhammad Ali.
  • 00:17:40.806 --> 00:17:42.274
  • with Muhammad Ali.He was known as the Louisville
  • 00:17:42.274 --> 00:17:44.009
  • He was known as the LouisvilleLip because he was
  • 00:17:44.009 --> 00:17:46.612
  • Lip because he wasa trash talker,
  • 00:17:46.612 --> 00:17:49.715
  • a trash talker,and he went into fight.
  • 00:17:49.715 --> 00:17:51.150
  • and he went into fight.He was called
  • 00:17:51.150 --> 00:17:52.951
  • He was calledthe Louisville Lip because
  • 00:17:52.951 --> 00:17:54.786
  • the Louisville Lip becausethe fight started,
  • 00:17:54.786 --> 00:17:55.687
  • the fight started,he would get in press
  • 00:17:55.687 --> 00:17:58.090
  • he would get in pressconferences, and he would say
  • 00:17:58.090 --> 00:18:01.293
  • conferences, and he would saythings like this, “You think the
  • 00:18:01.293 --> 00:18:02.961
  • things like this, “You think theworld was shocked when
  • 00:18:02.961 --> 00:18:04.796
  • world was shocked whenNixon resigned?
  • 00:18:04.796 --> 00:18:05.831
  • Nixon resigned?Wait ‘til I whip George
  • 00:18:05.831 --> 00:18:09.168
  • Wait ‘til I whip GeorgeForeman's behind.”
  • 00:18:09.168 --> 00:18:10.769
  • Foreman's behind.”Then he came up with a real
  • 00:18:10.769 --> 00:18:11.637
  • Then he came up with a realfamous line,
  • 00:18:11.637 --> 00:18:13.438
  • famous line,“Float like a butterfly.
  • 00:18:13.438 --> 00:18:15.240
  • “Float like a butterfly.Sting like a bee.
  • 00:18:15.240 --> 00:18:17.342
  • Sting like a bee.George, you can hit what you
  • 00:18:17.342 --> 00:18:19.378
  • George, you can hit what youcan't see.”
  • 00:18:19.378 --> 00:18:20.579
  • can't see.”Man, he was talking
  • 00:18:20.579 --> 00:18:22.481
  • Man, he was talkingthis and talking this.
  • 00:18:22.481 --> 00:18:24.516
  • this and talking this.So, the big fight starts,
  • 00:18:24.516 --> 00:18:25.784
  • So, the big fight starts,and as predicted,
  • 00:18:25.784 --> 00:18:27.319
  • and as predicted,it looks like George Foreman
  • 00:18:27.319 --> 00:18:29.087
  • it looks like George Foremandominates the first round.
  • 00:18:29.087 --> 00:18:30.255
  • dominates the first round.The second round.
  • 00:18:30.255 --> 00:18:31.623
  • The second round.He must have heard.
  • 00:18:31.623 --> 00:18:33.025
  • He must have heard.Everybody's thinking this,
  • 00:18:33.025 --> 00:18:34.693
  • Everybody's thinking this,Muhammad Ali because he's going
  • 00:18:34.693 --> 00:18:36.328
  • Muhammad Ali because he's goingback on the ropes,
  • 00:18:36.328 --> 00:18:37.863
  • back on the ropes,and he's just leaning back,
  • 00:18:37.863 --> 00:18:39.331
  • and he's just leaning back,and he's using the gloves
  • 00:18:39.331 --> 00:18:40.566
  • and he's using the glovesto cover his face
  • 00:18:40.566 --> 00:18:42.301
  • to cover his faceand his forearms are trying
  • 00:18:42.301 --> 00:18:43.669
  • and his forearms are tryingto cover the rest of his body,
  • 00:18:43.669 --> 00:18:45.704
  • to cover the rest of his body,and George Foreman,
  • 00:18:45.704 --> 00:18:47.072
  • and George Foreman,this massive man with arms
  • 00:18:47.072 --> 00:18:48.707
  • this massive man with armsthat looked like big logs.
  • 00:18:48.707 --> 00:18:50.842
  • that looked like big logs.He's just pounding away.
  • 00:18:50.842 --> 00:18:52.211
  • He's just pounding away.Pounding away.
  • 00:18:52.211 --> 00:18:53.712
  • Pounding away.Pounding away.
  • 00:18:53.712 --> 00:18:55.647
  • Pounding away.And every once in a while,
  • 00:18:55.647 --> 00:18:57.216
  • And every once in a while,Muhammad Ali would grab him
  • 00:18:57.216 --> 00:18:58.283
  • Muhammad Ali would grab himand pull him up,
  • 00:18:58.283 --> 00:18:59.384
  • and pull him up,and he would say,
  • 00:18:59.384 --> 00:19:00.719
  • and he would say,“George, they told me
  • 00:19:00.719 --> 00:19:01.920
  • “George, they told meyou could hit.
  • 00:19:01.920 --> 00:19:03.222
  • you could hit.George!”
  • 00:19:03.222 --> 00:19:04.590
  • George!”And it would enrage George
  • 00:19:04.590 --> 00:19:07.092
  • And it would enrage GeorgeForeman, and he would go even
  • 00:19:07.092 --> 00:19:08.760
  • Foreman, and he would go evenmore in that humidity
  • 00:19:08.760 --> 00:19:09.962
  • more in that humidityand that heat, and he was
  • 00:19:09.962 --> 00:19:11.630
  • and that heat, and he wasswinging with everything,
  • 00:19:11.630 --> 00:19:12.364
  • swinging with everything,and it looked like he was
  • 00:19:12.364 --> 00:19:14.199
  • and it looked like he wasstaggering, but Muhammad
  • 00:19:14.199 --> 00:19:15.834
  • staggering, but MuhammadAli would later let everybody
  • 00:19:15.834 --> 00:19:17.869
  • Ali would later let everybodyin on his strategy.
  • 00:19:17.869 --> 00:19:19.605
  • in on his strategy.He said, “I was planning it,
  • 00:19:19.605 --> 00:19:20.806
  • He said, “I was planning it,and I was faking it,
  • 00:19:20.806 --> 00:19:21.607
  • and I was faking it,and I was leaning
  • 00:19:21.607 --> 00:19:22.541
  • and I was leaningon the ropes,”
  • 00:19:22.541 --> 00:19:23.508
  • on the ropes,”and he said, “It's was
  • 00:19:23.508 --> 00:19:25.644
  • and he said, “It's waswhat I called rope a dope.”
  • 00:19:25.644 --> 00:19:26.745
  • what I called rope a dope.”He said, “I was leaning
  • 00:19:26.745 --> 00:19:27.846
  • He said, “I was leaningon the ropes,
  • 00:19:27.846 --> 00:19:29.381
  • on the ropes,and George was the dope,”
  • 00:19:29.381 --> 00:19:30.849
  • and George was the dope,”and he said, “I knew that
  • 00:19:30.849 --> 00:19:32.818
  • and he said, “I knew thatif I could get him to hit me,
  • 00:19:32.818 --> 00:19:34.987
  • if I could get him to hit me,hit me, hit me, hit me,
  • 00:19:34.987 --> 00:19:36.688
  • hit me, hit me, hit me,that as big is he is,
  • 00:19:36.688 --> 00:19:38.390
  • that as big is he is,I'm gonna wear him out
  • 00:19:38.390 --> 00:19:39.791
  • I'm gonna wear him outand wear him down
  • 00:19:39.791 --> 00:19:43.795
  • and wear him downand then my moment will come.”
  • 00:19:43.795 --> 00:19:46.098
  • and then my moment will come.”Well, those of you young people
  • 00:19:46.098 --> 00:19:47.866
  • Well, those of you young peoplewho are wondering what happened,
  • 00:19:47.866 --> 00:19:48.634
  • who are wondering what happened,you're too young
  • 00:19:48.634 --> 00:19:52.971
  • you're too youngto know anything anyhow.
  • 00:19:52.971 --> 00:19:54.306
  • to know anything anyhow.But all of us old people,
  • 00:19:54.306 --> 00:19:57.576
  • But all of us old people,we know exactly what happened.
  • 00:19:57.576 --> 00:19:59.278
  • we know exactly what happened.It was going bad.
  • 00:19:59.278 --> 00:20:00.445
  • It was going bad.They actually were talking
  • 00:20:00.445 --> 00:20:03.148
  • They actually were talkingas they were calling the fight.
  • 00:20:03.148 --> 00:20:04.249
  • as they were calling the fight.Howard Cosell who you
  • 00:20:04.249 --> 00:20:05.183
  • Howard Cosell who youdon't know who that is.
  • 00:20:05.183 --> 00:20:06.551
  • don't know who that is.He's a guy who had a wig,
  • 00:20:06.551 --> 00:20:08.620
  • He's a guy who had a wig,and he was tall, and he was
  • 00:20:08.620 --> 00:20:10.756
  • and he was tall, and he wasa critic of
  • 00:20:10.756 --> 00:20:12.157
  • a critic ofMuhammad Ali sometimes.
  • 00:20:12.157 --> 00:20:14.259
  • Muhammad Ali sometimes.And he started talking.
  • 00:20:14.259 --> 00:20:15.861
  • And he started talking.He said, “He looks like
  • 00:20:15.861 --> 00:20:17.396
  • He said, “He looks likehe's going to kill
  • 00:20:17.396 --> 00:20:18.297
  • he's going to killMuhammad Ali.
  • 00:20:18.297 --> 00:20:19.298
  • Muhammad Ali.He could actually.
  • 00:20:19.298 --> 00:20:20.999
  • He could actually.I'm very concerned.
  • 00:20:20.999 --> 00:20:22.334
  • I'm very concerned.He could actually die.”
  • 00:20:22.334 --> 00:20:23.502
  • He could actually die.”And Muhammad is just doing
  • 00:20:23.502 --> 00:20:24.936
  • And Muhammad is just doingthis and leaning on the ropes,
  • 00:20:24.936 --> 00:20:26.271
  • this and leaning on the ropes,leaning on the ropes,
  • 00:20:26.271 --> 00:20:28.407
  • leaning on the ropes,and every round for five rounds,
  • 00:20:28.407 --> 00:20:30.242
  • and every round for five rounds,and this is what happened
  • 00:20:30.242 --> 00:20:33.478
  • and this is what happenedaccording to George Foreman.
  • 00:20:33.478 --> 00:20:36.315
  • according to George Foreman.He said, “I thought he was just
  • 00:20:36.315 --> 00:20:38.350
  • He said, “I thought he was justanother knock-out victim
  • 00:20:38.350 --> 00:20:42.254
  • another knock-out victimfor me until the seventh round.
  • 00:20:42.254 --> 00:20:46.258
  • for me until the seventh round.I hit him in the jaw so hard
  • 00:20:46.258 --> 00:20:48.427
  • I hit him in the jaw so hardI thought it would kill him,”
  • 00:20:48.427 --> 00:20:49.494
  • I thought it would kill him,”and he said,
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  • and he said,“within a few minutes he kind
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  • “within a few minutes he kindof bounced off those ropes
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  • of bounced off those ropesand grabbed me and he said
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  • and grabbed me and he saidthese words in my ear
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  • these words in my earin the seventh round.
  • 00:21:00.706 --> 00:21:03.542
  • in the seventh round.He said is that all you
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  • He said is that all yougot, George?”
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  • got, George?”And he said, “I can't
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  • And he said, “I can'texplain it, but he said,”
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  • explain it, but he said,”and I'm giving you his words.
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  • and I'm giving you his words.He said, “I realized this ain't
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  • He said, “I realized this ain'twhat I thought it was.”
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  • what I thought it was.”He said, “In that moment,
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  • He said, “In that moment,something just left me,
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  • something just left me,and I realized I'm not dealing
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  • and I realized I'm not dealingwith some little weakling.
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  • with some little weakling.He might be stronger
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  • He might be strongerthan what I thought.”
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  • than what I thought.”And when I think about
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  • And when I think aboutthe eight months
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  • the eight monthsof restrictions,
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  • of restrictions,when I think about the pandemic
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  • when I think about the pandemicand social distancing
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  • and social distancingand flattening the curve
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  • and flattening the curveand staying away and then
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  • and staying away and thenon top of that we had what
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  • on top of that we had whatstarted out as legitimate,
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  • started out as legitimate,peaceful protests turn into
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  • peaceful protests turn intoriots and violence and burning
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  • riots and violence and burningand looting and then on top
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  • and looting and then on topof that three hurricanes
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  • of that three hurricanesin the same year
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  • in the same yearand tornadoes and on top
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  • and tornadoes and on topof that a crazy election
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  • of that a crazy electionand people all angry
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  • and people all angryat one another and hating on
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  • at one another and hating onone another and after all
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  • one another and after allof that we thought by now
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  • of that we thought by nowwe could at least eat
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  • we could at least eatsome turkey and we got
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  • some turkey and we gotsome governors who are
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  • some governors who aresaying you can't even worship
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  • saying you can't even worshipin many states.
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  • in many states.They won't even let them.
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  • They won't even let them.And at some point,
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  • And at some point,you almost feel like saying
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  • you almost feel like sayingis that all you got, devil?
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  • is that all you got, devil?Is that the best you can do?
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  • Is that the best you can do?It's time for me to show
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  • By the way, Muhammad Ali knocked
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  • By the way, Muhammad Ali knockedhim out it the eighth round,
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  • him out it the eighth round,and I got a feeling
  • 00:22:34.099 --> 00:22:36.301
  • and I got a feelingour eighth round is coming.
  • 00:22:36.301 --> 00:22:38.236
  • our eighth round is coming.I got a feeling that we need
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  • I got a feeling that we needto show ourselves alive
  • 00:22:40.772 --> 00:22:42.841
  • to show ourselves alivebecause some great things
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  • because some great thingsare coming for God's people.
  • 00:22:44.709 --> 00:22:46.144
  • are coming for God's people.Give Him a shout
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  • Give Him a shoutand show yourself alive
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  • and show yourself alivethis morning.
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  • Thank you so much for joining us
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  • Thank you so much for joining ustoday we're on television
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  • today we're on televisionfor one reason,
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  • for one reason,and that is to preach
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  • and that is to preachthe gospel to the ends
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  • the gospel to the endsof the world.
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  • of the world.And tell people who Jesus is.
  • 00:23:07.599 --> 00:23:09.034
  • And tell people who Jesus is.And if today's message
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  • And if today's messagespoke to your heart,
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  • spoke to your heart,and you'd like to personally
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  • and you'd like to personallymake Jesus your Lord and Savior
  • 00:23:13.572 --> 00:23:15.240
  • make Jesus your Lord and Saviorwill you repeat this prayer
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  • will you repeat this prayerafter me?
  • 00:23:16.341 --> 00:23:18.510
  • after me?Just say, "Lord Jesus I receive
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  • Just say, "Lord Jesus I receiveyou today as my Savior,
  • 00:23:21.046 --> 00:23:22.247
  • you today as my Savior,as my Lord.
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  • as my Lord.Forgive me, cleanse me,
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  • Forgive me, cleanse me,help me, heal me, deliver me.
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  • help me, heal me, deliver me.In Jesus' name we pray, amen."
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  • In Jesus' name we pray, amen."Call on that name,
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  • Call on that name,and when you call on it,
  • 00:23:32.390 --> 00:23:34.793
  • and when you call on it,He said, "You shall be saved."
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  • He said, "You shall be saved."We wanna hear from you.
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  • We wanna hear from you.If you made that decision
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  • If you made that decisiontoday, welcome to the family
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  • And our team has prepared
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  • material specifically
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  • for you and your new walk
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  • There has never been
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  • There has never beena more crucial time to fast
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  • a more crucial time to fastand pray in our lifetime
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  • and pray in our lifetimethan right now.
  • 00:23:53.512 --> 00:23:55.380
  • than right now.And fasting is a tremendous
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  • And fasting is a tremendousweapon and source of power
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  • weapon and source of powerin the life of the believer.
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  • in the life of the believer.Experience spiritual
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  • Experience spiritualbreakthroughs and the sense
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  • breakthroughs and the senseof blessing that only comes
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  • of blessing that only comeswhen you know you've committed
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  • when you know you've committedyour year and your life
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  • your year and your lifecompletely through
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  • completely throughfasting and prayer
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  • fasting and prayerto Jesus Christ.
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  • to Jesus Christ.If you wanna know more
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  • how to fast, go and visit
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  • our website.
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  • It's full of free fasting
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  • resources that will help you
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  • And please know that your
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  • gift of support to thisministry helps us do so much
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  • ministry helps us do so mucharound the world.
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  • around the world.We preach the gospel
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  • We preach the gospelof Jesus Christ, that's our
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  • of Jesus Christ, that's ournumber one objective.
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  • number one objective.And then we turn around
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  • And then we turn aroundand we create inspirational
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  • It takes a lot of resources.And lastly, we support
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  • And lastly, we supportgreat mission works
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  • great mission worksall over the world.
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  • all over the world.In Israel, and Haiti,
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  • In Israel, and Haiti,and right here at home.
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  • - ANNOUNCER: Are you ready
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  • and blessings of fasting
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  • more intimate relationship
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  • Everything you need
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  • the secret to a successful fast,
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  • choosing the right fast for you;
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  • the connection between
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  • fasting and prayer,
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  • How to begin and end your fast,
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  • the essential components
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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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  • - Cherise and I
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  • wanna invite you to join us
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  • on our Holy Land Tour.
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  • It's an amazing trip,
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  • unlike anything
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  • you've ever experienced,
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  • and we'll be on the trip,
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  • we get on the busses,
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  • our family will be on there,
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  • and I promise you,
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  • it will change your life.
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  • You've been thinking about it,
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  • you've been praying about it,
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  • this is the year to go.
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  • God's gonna open your eyes
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  • to things you've never
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  • seen and experienced before
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  • in the holy land.
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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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