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January 31, 2021
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In Touch is the teaching ministry of Dr. Charles Stanley.

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A God-Centered Message

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  • - Charles Stanley: There is
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  • - Charles Stanley: There isno disaster in any man or any
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  • no disaster in any man or anywoman's life who is obeying God.
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  • woman's life who is obeying God.It may look like it,
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  • It may look like it,but it's not,
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  • but it's not,because God is going
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  • because God is goingto accomplish his purpose
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  • to accomplish his purposein your life if you will
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  • in your life if you willsimply allow Him.
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  • simply allow Him.Don't try to figure it out.
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  • - Dr. Stanley:
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  • - Dr. Stanley:Four decades ago,
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  • Four decades ago,we started In Touch Ministries
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  • we started In Touch Ministriesto lead people worldwide
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  • to lead people worldwideinto a growing relationship
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  • into a growing relationshipwith Jesus Christ.
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  • with Jesus Christ.Throughout the years,
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  • Throughout the years,we've seen God's greatness,
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  • we've seen God's greatness,his love and his blessings
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  • his love and his blessingsin such awesome ways
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  • in such awesome waysthat we just want everyone
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  • that we just want everyoneto know him.
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  • to know him.So, let's open God's Word
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  • - male announcer: Next on,
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  • "In Touch",
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  • - Dr. Charles Stanley: Well,
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  • - Dr. Charles Stanley: Well,the Bible is
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  • the Bible isa God-centered book,
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  • a God-centered book,with a God-centered message,
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  • with a God-centered message,for God-centered people.
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  • for God-centered people.Does that fit you?
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  • Does that fit you?Well a few of you.
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  • Well a few of you.Certainly I hope it fits
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  • Certainly I hope it fitsall of us.
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  • all of us.God-centered book,
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  • God-centered book,with a God-centered message,
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  • with a God-centered message,for God-centered people,
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  • for God-centered people,who want to walk in the ways
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  • who want to walk in the waysof God, be obedient to God,
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  • of God, be obedient to God,experience the blessings of God,
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  • experience the blessings of God,which is exactly what happens
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  • which is exactly what happenswhen we trust Him.
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  • when we trust Him.When we come to this book
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  • When we come to this bookof Exodus and we begin to see
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  • of Exodus and we begin to seehow God works in people's lives,
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  • how God works in people's lives,sometimes we think,
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  • sometimes we think,"Well, that's what happened
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  • "Well, that's what happenedback yonder."
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  • back yonder."No, this book is up-to-date
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  • No, this book is up-to-datefrom Genesis 1:1,
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  • from Genesis 1:1,all the way to the last verse
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  • all the way to the last verseof the Revelation.
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  • of the Revelation.It's the issue is,
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  • It's the issue is,do we see the lesson?
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  • do we see the lesson?Do we see what God is saying
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  • Do we see what God is sayingto us?
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  • to us?Because there's nothing outdated
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  • Because there's nothing outdatedabout the Bible.
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  • about the Bible.If you don't see it
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  • If you don't see itas a God-centered book
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  • as a God-centered bookwith a God-centered message
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  • with a God-centered messagefor God-centered people,
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  • for God-centered people,then what do you do with it?
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  • then what do you do with it?You put it on the shelf
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  • You put it on the shelfsomewhere and say, "That's one
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  • somewhere and say, "That's oneof my copies of the Bible."
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  • of my copies of the Bible."But if you see it as a
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  • But if you see it as aguidebook, as a way of life,
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  • guidebook, as a way of life,lessons that apply to all of us
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  • lessons that apply to all of usevery single day of our life,
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  • every single day of our life,then the Bible is
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  • then the Bible isa God-centered book for you.
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  • a God-centered book for you.And there are only two ways
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  • And there are only two waysto live: according to the Book,
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  • to live: according to the Book,and forget the Book.
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  • and forget the Book.And you understand what happens
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  • And you understand what happenswhen you see people
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  • when you see peopleliving their life
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  • living their lifewith no relationship to God,
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  • with no relationship to God,no relationship to Christ,
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  • no relationship to Christ,and no interest
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  • and no interestin the Word of God.
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  • in the Word of God.So, I want you to turn if you
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  • So, I want you to turn if youwill to this sixth chapter
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  • will to this sixth chapterof Exodus and I just want
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  • of Exodus and I just wantto mention a couple of things
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  • to mention a couple of thingshere before we get
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  • here before we getinto the middle of it all.
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  • into the middle of it all.And they have been to Pharaoh
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  • And they have been to Pharaohseveral times asking to let
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  • several times asking to letthe Hebrews go and he said,
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  • the Hebrews go and he said,"No," each time.
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  • "No," each time."Then the Lord said to Moses,
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  • "Then the Lord said to Moses,'Now you will shall see what
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  • 'Now you will shall see whatI will do to Pharaoh, for under
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  • I will do to Pharaoh, for undercompulsion he will let them go,
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  • compulsion he will let them go,under compulsion he will
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  • under compulsion he willdrive them out of his land.'"
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  • drive them out of his land.'"God spoke further to Moses
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  • God spoke further to Mosesand said to him,
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  • and said to him,"I am the Lord."
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  • "I am the Lord."Now, over and over again He says
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  • Now, over and over again He saysin this passage of Scripture.
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  • in this passage of Scripture."I am the Lord.
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  • "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord."
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  • I am the Lord."And God intends to make
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  • And God intends to makea statement
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  • a statementabout our relationship to Him,
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  • about our relationship to Him,our relationship to our life.
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  • our relationship to our life.And what's the principal?
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  • And what's the principal?What is the lesson
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  • What is the lessonfrom this passage?
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  • from this passage?What's God trying to say?
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  • What's God trying to say?Well, God has a will
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  • Well, God has a willfor each and every one of us.
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  • for each and every one of us.And that will is according
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  • And that will is accordingto His best plan.
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  • to His best plan.He knows about your abilities,
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  • He knows about your abilities,your talents,
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  • your talents,your skills and whatever.
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  • your skills and whatever.So, what's happening here is
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  • So, what's happening here isthat God's people have been
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  • that God's people have beenin bondage all these years
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  • in bondage all these yearsand God has called Moses after
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  • and God has called Moses afterhe reached the age of eighty to
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  • he reached the age of eighty toconfront Pharaoh to let them go.
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  • confront Pharaoh to let them go.And naturally,
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  • And naturally,he doesn't want to let them go.
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  • he doesn't want to let them go.They've been in bondage and they
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  • They've been in bondage and theyhave been doing all the work.
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  • have been doing all the work.So, when we think about this
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  • So, when we think about thiswhole idea of the will of God
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  • whole idea of the will of Godfor our life, and how He works
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  • for our life, and how He worksin our life, and how
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  • in our life, and howthings happen that we think
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  • things happen that we thinkare just happenstance
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  • are just happenstanceare the divine will of God.
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  • are the divine will of God.And so, when you look at
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  • And so, when you look atthis passage, I want us to see
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  • this passage, I want us to seea couple of things
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  • a couple of thingsthat I think apply to all of us.
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  • that I think apply to all of us.He says over and over and over
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  • He says over and over and overagain, "I will, I will, I will."
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  • again, "I will, I will, I will."And likewise, He says
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  • And likewise, He saysin this passage again and again,
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  • in this passage again and again,"I am the Lord.
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  • "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord."
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  • I am the Lord."Would you agree that God is
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  • Would you agree that God isthe Lord of your life?
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  • the Lord of your life?Well, a few of you right here
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  • Well, a few of you right herein the middle do.
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  • in the middle do.What, about--
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  • What, about--Do you sense God as the Lord
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  • Do you sense God as the Lordof your life?
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  • of your life?That means He's in control.
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  • That means He's in control.You submit to His control
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  • You submit to His controlbecause you want the best
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  • because you want the bestfor your life.
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  • for your life.And so, here is this awesome
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  • And so, here is this awesomeservant of God who grew up
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  • servant of God who grew upin Egypt in the palace
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  • in Egypt in the palaceof Pharaoh himself.
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  • of Pharaoh himself.Banished on the other side
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  • Banished on the other sideof the wilderness, and now
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  • of the wilderness, and nowGod has said to him at the age
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  • God has said to him at the ageof eighty, I have your most
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  • of eighty, I have your mostimportant work to do.
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  • important work to do.So, this is where we get
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  • So, this is where we getin trouble.
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  • in trouble.When we can't quite figure out
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  • When we can't quite figure outhow God wants us to do
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  • how God wants us to dosomething, we hesitate doing it.
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  • something, we hesitate doing it.And as a result,
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  • And as a result,what happens is,
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  • what happens is,we step out of the will of God
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  • we step out of the will of Godand God is not able to
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  • and God is not able toaccomplish what He wants to do
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  • accomplish what He wants to doin our life.
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  • in our life.And I think about a lot of
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  • And I think about a lot ofpeople who've lived half their
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  • people who've lived half theirlife, or most of their life,
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  • life, or most of their life,or whatever it might be and are
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  • or whatever it might be and arestill wondering what God was up
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  • still wondering what God was upto in their life
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  • to in their lifewhen they were born.
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  • when they were born.The truth is He has a purpose
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  • The truth is He has a purposefor every single one of us.
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  • for every single one of us.And it's, it's a joy to find out
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  • And it's, it's a joy to find outwhat the purpose is.
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  • what the purpose is.Sometimes it's frightening,
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  • Sometimes it's frightening,it must have been frightening to
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  • it must have been frightening toMoses to find out, "You want me
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  • Moses to find out, "You want meto go back and talk to Pharaoh
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  • to go back and talk to Pharaohabout letting the people know,
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  • about letting the people know,go?
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  • go?And God, You know he's not going
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  • And God, You know he's not goingto?"
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  • to?"So, it looked like an impossible
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  • So, it looked like an impossibletask, but the issue is this.
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  • task, but the issue is this.When He says four times,
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  • When He says four times,"I am the Lord.
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  • "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
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  • I am the Lord.And, I am the Lord," He was
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  • And, I am the Lord," He wasmaking a point.
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  • making a point.You don't have to worry about
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  • You don't have to worry aboutwhat the responsibility is going
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  • what the responsibility is goingto be or what the consequences
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  • to be or what the consequencesare going to be.
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  • are going to be.All you have to remember
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  • All you have to rememberis this.
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  • is this.He who sent you is the Lord,
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  • He who sent you is the Lord,the Sovereign of the universe.
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  • the Sovereign of the universe.So, when you and I are faced
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  • So, when you and I are facedwith situations and
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  • with situations andcircumstances and we think,
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  • circumstances and we think,"Well God, You couldn't be
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  • "Well God, You couldn't beexpecting me to do thus and so.
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  • expecting me to do thus and so.Remember who's calling you.
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  • Remember who's calling you.Remember who's telling you.
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  • Remember who's telling you.Remember who's talking to you,
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  • Remember who's talking to you,that is Almighty God.
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  • that is Almighty God.And yet, He was asking him to do
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  • And yet, He was asking him to dosomething that appeared
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  • something that appearedimpossible.
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  • impossible.So, I want us to look at this
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  • So, I want us to look at thisin this light.
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  • in this light.Whatever God calls you to do,
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  • Whatever God calls you to do,He assumes full responsibility.
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  • He assumes full responsibility.Did you get that?
  • 00:07:11.180 --> 00:07:11.314
  • Did you get that?What did I say?
  • 00:07:14.784 --> 00:07:15.017
  • What did I say?He assumes full responsibility
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  • He assumes full responsibilityfor equipping you, enabling you,
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  • for equipping you, enabling you,supplying you with whatever's
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  • supplying you with whatever'snecessary for you to do
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  • necessary for you to dowhat He calls you to do.
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  • what He calls you to do.And I think many people miss out
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  • And I think many people miss outon God's blessings because they
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  • on God's blessings because theythink, "Well, Lord, here's what
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  • think, "Well, Lord, here's whatYou're asking me to do,"
  • 00:07:31.501 --> 00:07:31.968
  • You're asking me to do,"forgetting the fact He would
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  • forgetting the fact He wouldnever ask you to do anything
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  • never ask you to do anythingthat He would not equip you to
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  • that He would not equip you todo, provide for you to do,
  • 00:07:39.208 --> 00:07:39.809
  • do, provide for you to do,whatever that might be.
  • 00:07:40.309 --> 00:07:40.843
  • whatever that might be.And what He was asking of Moses
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  • And what He was asking of Moseswas impossible, from all human's
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  • was impossible, from all human'spoint of view.
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  • point of view."You mean, God, You're asking me
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  • "You mean, God, You're asking meto go back where I was thrown
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  • to go back where I was thrownout of, and asking Pharaoh,
  • 00:07:55.291 --> 00:07:56.025
  • out of, and asking Pharaoh,who's the ruler of the world
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  • who's the ruler of the worldas far as they were concerned,
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  • as far as they were concerned,to do anything?"
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  • to do anything?""Yes, I am."
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  • "Yes, I am."Well, think about this.
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  • Well, think about this.Be blessed with the very idea
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  • Be blessed with the very ideathat God would choose
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  • that God would chooseto have you do anything!
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  • to have you do anything!In other words, if Almighty God,
  • 00:08:13.209 --> 00:08:13.609
  • In other words, if Almighty God,the Sovereign of the universe,
  • 00:08:14.510 --> 00:08:15.111
  • the Sovereign of the universe,decides to ask you to do this
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  • decides to ask you to do thisand, or that, or whatever it
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  • and, or that, or whatever itmight be, be blessed the fact
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  • might be, be blessed the factthat He sees within you
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  • that He sees within youthe potential.
  • 00:08:21.817 --> 00:08:22.785
  • the potential.And with His command, or His
  • 00:08:23.553 --> 00:08:25.388
  • And with His command, or Hischarge, or His responsibility,
  • 00:08:25.922 --> 00:08:26.989
  • charge, or His responsibility,His requirement comes all that
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  • His requirement comes all thatis necessary to enable you
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  • is necessary to enable youto accomplish it
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  • to accomplish itno matter what it is.
  • 00:08:33.863 --> 00:08:34.030
  • no matter what it is.So, remember we said
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  • So, remember we saidthis is a God-centered book.
  • 00:08:38.234 --> 00:08:39.168
  • this is a God-centered book.His message is God-centered.
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  • His message is God-centered.Everything about it
  • 00:08:41.137 --> 00:08:42.238
  • Everything about itis God-centered.
  • 00:08:42.305 --> 00:08:43.940
  • is God-centered.So, if that be true, do you
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  • So, if that be true, do youbelieve that whatever God calls
  • 00:08:45.975 --> 00:08:46.475
  • believe that whatever God callsyou to do He'll enable you
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  • you to do He'll enable youto do it?
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  • to do it?Well, a few people down here in
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  • Well, a few people down here infront do.
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  • front do.Think about this.
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  • Think about this.Do you believe that God will
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  • Do you believe that God willenable you to do whatever He
  • 00:08:55.751 --> 00:08:55.885
  • enable you to do whatever Herequires you to do?
  • 00:08:58.454 --> 00:08:58.854
  • requires you to do?Then, you should be open to
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  • Then, you should be open towhatever He requires you to do.
  • 00:09:02.592 --> 00:09:02.925
  • whatever He requires you to do.Right?
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  • Right?So, why are you hesitating?
  • 00:09:06.662 --> 00:09:07.129
  • So, why are you hesitating?It may be God has said something
  • 00:09:08.698 --> 00:09:09.098
  • It may be God has said somethingto you about your job, about
  • 00:09:10.600 --> 00:09:11.767
  • to you about your job, aboutyour marriage, your home,
  • 00:09:13.369 --> 00:09:13.769
  • your marriage, your home,whatever it might be.
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  • whatever it might be.Your health?
  • 00:09:16.305 --> 00:09:16.772
  • Your health?God is able to equip you,
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  • God is able to equip you,enable you, give you
  • 00:09:19.875 --> 00:09:21.410
  • enable you, give youwhatever is necessary in order
  • 00:09:22.478 --> 00:09:24.080
  • whatever is necessary in orderto accomplish His will,
  • 00:09:24.413 --> 00:09:25.748
  • to accomplish His will,His purpose for your life.
  • 00:09:26.882 --> 00:09:27.183
  • His purpose for your life.So, He's committed Himself
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  • So, He's committed Himselfto Moses.
  • 00:09:30.219 --> 00:09:31.454
  • to Moses."I'm sending you to do
  • 00:09:31.454 --> 00:09:31.654
  • "I'm sending you to doan impossible task.
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  • an impossible task.And I'm going with you.
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  • And I'm going with you.I am the Lord, I am the Lord,
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  • I am the Lord, I am the Lord,I am the Lord, I am the Lord
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  • I am the Lord, I am the Lordand here's what I will do."
  • 00:09:43.032 --> 00:09:43.366
  • and here's what I will do."And He promises over
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  • And He promises overand over and over again.
  • 00:09:46.135 --> 00:09:46.335
  • and over and over again.This is why prayer is such
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  • This is why prayer is suchan important part of our life.
  • 00:09:50.239 --> 00:09:50.673
  • an important part of our life.Because when you and I humble
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  • Because when you and I humbleourselves before Him and
  • 00:09:53.142 --> 00:09:54.343
  • ourselves before Him andget quiet and ask God to speak
  • 00:09:54.677 --> 00:09:55.344
  • get quiet and ask God to speakto our heart,
  • 00:09:55.845 --> 00:09:56.879
  • to our heart,what is He going to do?
  • 00:09:56.879 --> 00:09:56.979
  • what is He going to do?He's going to give us direction
  • 00:09:57.947 --> 00:09:58.147
  • He's going to give us directionfor our life.
  • 00:09:58.914 --> 00:09:59.215
  • for our life.And with that direction, listen,
  • 00:10:00.750 --> 00:10:01.250
  • And with that direction, listen,that direction may not have
  • 00:10:02.018 --> 00:10:02.518
  • that direction may not haveto come but one time.
  • 00:10:03.552 --> 00:10:04.020
  • to come but one time.But, but the reassurance and the
  • 00:10:06.989 --> 00:10:09.625
  • But, but the reassurance and theenlarging of our confidence may
  • 00:10:10.893 --> 00:10:11.661
  • enlarging of our confidence maycome over and over and over
  • 00:10:12.762 --> 00:10:14.230
  • come over and over and overagain because He knows that some
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  • again because He knows that somethings He may require of us,
  • 00:10:15.731 --> 00:10:16.966
  • things He may require of us,we just don't see how
  • 00:10:16.966 --> 00:10:17.233
  • we just don't see howwe could do it.
  • 00:10:18.434 --> 00:10:18.768
  • we could do it.And I think all of us
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  • And I think all of uswould agree with with Moses
  • 00:10:21.404 --> 00:10:22.471
  • would agree with with Mosesat this point.
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  • at this point.And here he is at a point in his
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  • And here he is at a point in hislife that, first of all, he was
  • 00:10:25.775 --> 00:10:27.276
  • life that, first of all, he wasbanished out of, out of Egypt
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  • banished out of, out of Egyptand now God is sending him back
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  • and now God is sending him backand He's sending him back
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  • and He's sending him backto free a whole nation
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  • to free a whole nationof about two million people,
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  • of about two million people,and he doesn't have an army.
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  • and he doesn't have an army.He doesn't have anything
  • 00:10:41.624 --> 00:10:43.693
  • He doesn't have anythingbut the Word of God.
  • 00:10:45.428 --> 00:10:45.861
  • but the Word of God.And watch this carefully.
  • 00:10:47.063 --> 00:10:50.266
  • And watch this carefully.That's all you need to obey God
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  • Watch this.
  • 00:10:56.639 --> 00:10:57.573
  • Watch this.When He tells you to do
  • 00:10:57.573 --> 00:10:57.707
  • When He tells you to dosomething, with that command is
  • 00:11:00.910 --> 00:11:03.279
  • something, with that command iseverything you will possibly
  • 00:11:03.279 --> 00:11:04.346
  • everything you will possiblyneed in order to be obedient
  • 00:11:04.780 --> 00:11:06.916
  • need in order to be obedientto God.
  • 00:11:06.916 --> 00:11:07.216
  • to God.And oftentimes people head in
  • 00:11:08.818 --> 00:11:09.251
  • And oftentimes people head inthe right direction, want to do
  • 00:11:10.953 --> 00:11:11.320
  • the right direction, want to dowhat God wants them to do
  • 00:11:12.254 --> 00:11:12.254
  • what God wants them to doand because they can't
  • 00:11:13.522 --> 00:11:15.191
  • and because they can'tfigure it out, in other words,
  • 00:11:15.925 --> 00:11:17.259
  • figure it out, in other words,it just doesn't all add up.
  • 00:11:17.259 --> 00:11:18.160
  • it just doesn't all add up.They say, "Well, God, You must
  • 00:11:18.728 --> 00:11:19.228
  • They say, "Well, God, You mustbe talking to somebody else."
  • 00:11:20.362 --> 00:11:20.730
  • be talking to somebody else."Well naturally, naturally Moses
  • 00:11:22.331 --> 00:11:22.865
  • Well naturally, naturally Mosesprobably thought that, but
  • 00:11:24.333 --> 00:11:25.401
  • probably thought that, butnotice how God spoke to him.
  • 00:11:26.035 --> 00:11:26.669
  • notice how God spoke to him.He spoke to him through a
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  • He spoke to him through aburning bush that he would never
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  • burning bush that he would neverforget.
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  • forget.He didn't just whisper in the
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  • He didn't just whisper in thedark.
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  • dark.In the burning bush, He said,
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  • In the burning bush, He said,"I'm sending you to do an
  • 00:11:34.076 --> 00:11:34.343
  • "I'm sending you to do animpossible task.
  • 00:11:35.311 --> 00:11:35.911
  • impossible task.But I'm going with you and with
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  • But I'm going with you and withMe will be your power, because
  • 00:11:38.881 --> 00:11:40.549
  • Me will be your power, becauseI'm going to exercise My power
  • 00:11:40.549 --> 00:11:40.916
  • I'm going to exercise My powerthrough you to get it all done.
  • 00:11:43.419 --> 00:11:43.786
  • through you to get it all done.How many times have we missed
  • 00:11:45.221 --> 00:11:46.188
  • How many times have we missedopportunities in life because we
  • 00:11:47.223 --> 00:11:48.190
  • opportunities in life because wewere interpreting the
  • 00:11:49.558 --> 00:11:51.460
  • were interpreting theopportunity in the light of the
  • 00:11:51.694 --> 00:11:52.962
  • opportunity in the light of theway we see ourselves?
  • 00:11:54.163 --> 00:11:54.563
  • way we see ourselves?Well, I could never do that.
  • 00:11:55.965 --> 00:11:56.332
  • Well, I could never do that.Well, that would never work for
  • 00:11:57.066 --> 00:11:58.033
  • Well, that would never work forme.
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  • me.That must be, God must be
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  • That must be, God must bespeaking to somebody else.
  • 00:12:00.936 --> 00:12:01.170
  • speaking to somebody else.No.
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  • No.You say, "Well, at this point in
  • 00:12:04.140 --> 00:12:04.273
  • You say, "Well, at this point inmy life, God couldn't do thus
  • 00:12:05.708 --> 00:12:06.842
  • my life, God couldn't do thusand so."
  • 00:12:06.842 --> 00:12:07.042
  • and so."Don't underestimate what God can
  • 00:12:08.377 --> 00:12:09.278
  • Don't underestimate what God cando in your life.
  • 00:12:10.713 --> 00:12:11.013
  • do in your life.Listen, it may be something that
  • 00:12:12.114 --> 00:12:12.681
  • Listen, it may be something thatno one else thinks is fantastic,
  • 00:12:13.749 --> 00:12:14.817
  • no one else thinks is fantastic,but you know in your heart,
  • 00:12:15.951 --> 00:12:16.218
  • but you know in your heart,being who you are, being where
  • 00:12:17.419 --> 00:12:17.753
  • being who you are, being whereyou came from, being your past
  • 00:12:18.988 --> 00:12:20.756
  • you came from, being your pastand what's happening in your
  • 00:12:20.990 --> 00:12:21.590
  • and what's happening in yourlife, it's an awesome thing.
  • 00:12:23.626 --> 00:12:23.893
  • life, it's an awesome thing.So, don't compare God's command
  • 00:12:26.061 --> 00:12:26.729
  • So, don't compare God's commandto you to God's command to
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  • to you to God's command tosomeone else.
  • 00:12:29.799 --> 00:12:31.834
  • someone else.Because God in all His wisdom
  • 00:12:32.268 --> 00:12:34.103
  • Because God in all His wisdomknows exactly what you're
  • 00:12:34.136 --> 00:12:35.838
  • knows exactly what you'recapable of doing and being with
  • 00:12:35.871 --> 00:12:37.439
  • capable of doing and being withHis help, with His strength,
  • 00:12:37.807 --> 00:12:39.308
  • His help, with His strength,with His guidance, with His
  • 00:12:39.308 --> 00:12:40.709
  • with His guidance, with Hispower, with His support,
  • 00:12:40.709 --> 00:12:41.177
  • power, with His support,with His encouragement.
  • 00:12:42.812 --> 00:12:44.146
  • with His encouragement.And when you have that,
  • 00:12:44.146 --> 00:12:45.181
  • And when you have that,nothing is impossible.
  • 00:12:46.248 --> 00:12:46.615
  • nothing is impossible.That is, whatever God requires
  • 00:12:47.683 --> 00:12:48.250
  • That is, whatever God requiresof us, watch this, with the
  • 00:12:49.685 --> 00:12:51.020
  • of us, watch this, with therequirement comes everything
  • 00:12:51.887 --> 00:12:53.889
  • requirement comes everythingnecessary to get it done.
  • 00:12:55.157 --> 00:12:55.357
  • necessary to get it done.And this is why He said to him
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  • And this is why He said to himfour times, "I am the Lord, I am
  • 00:12:58.194 --> 00:12:58.627
  • four times, "I am the Lord, I amthe Lord, I am the Lord, I am
  • 00:12:59.662 --> 00:13:00.162
  • the Lord, I am the Lord, I amthe Lord."
  • 00:13:01.163 --> 00:13:01.430
  • the Lord."And this is why He said to him
  • 00:13:02.298 --> 00:13:04.166
  • And this is why He said to himin this passage, "I will lay My
  • 00:13:04.633 --> 00:13:06.001
  • in this passage, "I will lay Myhand on Egypt, bring out My
  • 00:13:06.135 --> 00:13:07.303
  • hand on Egypt, bring out Myhosts, My people the sons of
  • 00:13:07.670 --> 00:13:08.571
  • hosts, My people the sons ofIsrael, from the land of Egypt."
  • 00:13:09.071 --> 00:13:09.805
  • Israel, from the land of Egypt."Listen, He said,
  • 00:13:10.840 --> 00:13:11.273
  • Listen, He said,by great judgment.
  • 00:13:13.642 --> 00:13:13.943
  • by great judgment.This is--and so He didn't
  • 00:13:15.077 --> 00:13:16.679
  • This is--and so He didn'ttell him a lot, but He says,
  • 00:13:16.679 --> 00:13:17.012
  • tell him a lot, but He says,"By great judgment I'm going
  • 00:13:18.047 --> 00:13:20.149
  • "By great judgment I'm goingto do it."
  • 00:13:20.149 --> 00:13:20.449
  • to do it."So, you and I don't have to
  • 00:13:21.250 --> 00:13:22.918
  • So, you and I don't have tofigure out how God is going to
  • 00:13:23.452 --> 00:13:24.520
  • figure out how God is going todo whatever He wants to do in
  • 00:13:24.587 --> 00:13:26.155
  • do whatever He wants to do inour life.
  • 00:13:26.155 --> 00:13:26.789
  • our life.Obey God, and leave
  • 00:13:27.656 --> 00:13:28.257
  • Obey God, and leaveall the consequences to Him.
  • 00:13:29.859 --> 00:13:30.392
  • all the consequences to Him.So, the question is this,
  • 00:13:31.126 --> 00:13:31.527
  • So, the question is this,"Do I believe God can handle
  • 00:13:32.661 --> 00:13:33.629
  • "Do I believe God can handleall the consequences?"
  • 00:13:34.430 --> 00:13:34.730
  • all the consequences?"Yes, or no?
  • 00:13:35.698 --> 00:13:36.165
  • Yes, or no?If I hesitate to obey Him,
  • 00:13:37.733 --> 00:13:38.467
  • If I hesitate to obey Him,here's what it says.
  • 00:13:39.101 --> 00:13:40.302
  • here's what it says.I don't trust Him.
  • 00:13:40.302 --> 00:13:40.769
  • I don't trust Him.I don't believe Him.
  • 00:13:41.503 --> 00:13:41.904
  • I don't believe Him.I don't think He can handle it.
  • 00:13:42.705 --> 00:13:43.572
  • I don't think He can handle it.No.
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  • No.We trust Him.
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  • We trust Him.If Moses had waited till God had
  • 00:13:49.111 --> 00:13:52.314
  • If Moses had waited till God hadshown him all the details,
  • 00:13:52.815 --> 00:13:54.316
  • shown him all the details,he would never have left
  • 00:13:54.316 --> 00:13:54.717
  • he would never have leftthe mountaintop.
  • 00:13:56.986 --> 00:13:57.052
  • the mountaintop.But He says, "Here's what
  • 00:13:57.953 --> 00:13:58.087
  • But He says, "Here's whatI'm going to do, trust Me."
  • 00:14:00.623 --> 00:14:03.259
  • I'm going to do, trust Me."And he trusted Him.
  • 00:14:03.259 --> 00:14:03.626
  • And he trusted Him.So, when I think about this
  • 00:14:04.226 --> 00:14:04.793
  • So, when I think about thispassage of Scripture and think
  • 00:14:05.661 --> 00:14:06.195
  • passage of Scripture and thinkabout what he faced and think
  • 00:14:08.330 --> 00:14:10.266
  • about what he faced and thinkabout the impossibility of it,
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  • about the impossibility of it,it was possible only because one
  • 00:14:14.870 --> 00:14:15.471
  • it was possible only because oneman was willing to trust God.
  • 00:14:18.440 --> 00:14:18.874
  • man was willing to trust God.So, wonder what would happen
  • 00:14:19.775 --> 00:14:20.109
  • So, wonder what would happenin your life if you honestly and
  • 00:14:21.577 --> 00:14:21.744
  • in your life if you honestly andtruly said today, "Lord, I don't
  • 00:14:23.145 --> 00:14:23.245
  • truly said today, "Lord, I don'tknow how much time I have left,
  • 00:14:26.115 --> 00:14:27.650
  • know how much time I have left,but for the rest of it,
  • 00:14:27.650 --> 00:14:28.083
  • but for the rest of it,I'm going to give it all to You.
  • 00:14:30.052 --> 00:14:30.552
  • I'm going to give it all to You.I don't understand
  • 00:14:30.953 --> 00:14:31.520
  • I don't understandwhat You'll do with me.
  • 00:14:32.388 --> 00:14:32.821
  • what You'll do with me.I don't understand
  • 00:14:33.222 --> 00:14:34.456
  • I don't understandhow You'll do it.
  • 00:14:34.456 --> 00:14:34.890
  • how You'll do it.I don't understand with whom
  • 00:14:35.658 --> 00:14:36.091
  • I don't understand with whomYou'd have me to do it.
  • 00:14:36.859 --> 00:14:37.159
  • You'd have me to do it.But Lord, I'm--the rest
  • 00:14:37.993 --> 00:14:38.761
  • But Lord, I'm--the restof my life belongs to You.
  • 00:14:39.662 --> 00:14:40.029
  • of my life belongs to You.Forgive me for waiting this long
  • 00:14:40.963 --> 00:14:41.297
  • Forgive me for waiting this longto give it to You, but
  • 00:14:41.897 --> 00:14:42.598
  • to give it to You, butthe rest of it belongs to You.
  • 00:14:43.766 --> 00:14:44.233
  • the rest of it belongs to You.I want to know, Lord,
  • 00:14:44.700 --> 00:14:45.668
  • I want to know, Lord,what could You do in my life
  • 00:14:46.502 --> 00:14:47.002
  • what could You do in my lifeat this point?"
  • 00:14:48.237 --> 00:14:48.771
  • at this point?"And one of the first things the
  • 00:14:49.204 --> 00:14:49.772
  • And one of the first things thedevil's going to say to you is,
  • 00:14:51.006 --> 00:14:52.408
  • devil's going to say to you is,"Ahhhhhhh, you're dreaming."
  • 00:14:52.641 --> 00:14:53.676
  • "Ahhhhhhh, you're dreaming."No.
  • 00:14:55.144 --> 00:14:55.544
  • No.What does God want to do
  • 00:14:56.045 --> 00:14:56.545
  • What does God want to doin your life?
  • 00:14:57.646 --> 00:14:57.980
  • in your life?Now watch this.
  • 00:14:59.081 --> 00:15:02.551
  • Now watch this.You may be eighty and what God
  • 00:15:02.551 --> 00:15:02.918
  • You may be eighty and what Godwants to do in your life may be
  • 00:15:04.186 --> 00:15:04.653
  • wants to do in your life may bethrough somebody else who's
  • 00:15:05.754 --> 00:15:08.791
  • through somebody else who'stwenty, whom God will use to do
  • 00:15:09.591 --> 00:15:10.359
  • twenty, whom God will use to doan awesome work in the lives
  • 00:15:12.628 --> 00:15:13.429
  • an awesome work in the livesof many other people,
  • 00:15:14.630 --> 00:15:15.564
  • of many other people,but He started with you.
  • 00:15:17.299 --> 00:15:17.566
  • but He started with you.Don't underestimate what God is
  • 00:15:19.468 --> 00:15:21.370
  • Don't underestimate what God iswilling to do in your life.
  • 00:15:24.473 --> 00:15:26.575
  • willing to do in your life.Because you can't figure
  • 00:15:26.775 --> 00:15:28.077
  • Because you can't figurethat out.
  • 00:15:28.077 --> 00:15:28.410
  • that out.And when I read these passages
  • 00:15:29.244 --> 00:15:30.079
  • And when I read these passagesand read what He says,
  • 00:15:31.480 --> 00:15:32.815
  • and read what He says,"I'm going to lay My hand
  • 00:15:32.815 --> 00:15:32.881
  • "I'm going to lay My handon Egypt and bring out My hosts,
  • 00:15:34.350 --> 00:15:35.250
  • on Egypt and bring out My hosts,My people the sons of Israel
  • 00:15:35.551 --> 00:15:36.285
  • My people the sons of Israelfrom the land of Egypt
  • 00:15:36.485 --> 00:15:38.520
  • from the land of Egyptby great judgments."
  • 00:15:38.520 --> 00:15:38.887
  • by great judgments."The only thing He told him
  • 00:15:39.955 --> 00:15:40.389
  • The only thing He told himhow He was going to do it,
  • 00:15:42.024 --> 00:15:42.024
  • how He was going to do it,by great judgments.
  • 00:15:43.292 --> 00:15:44.226
  • by great judgments.That is, I'm going
  • 00:15:44.226 --> 00:15:46.862
  • That is, I'm goingto judge Egypt.
  • 00:15:46.862 --> 00:15:47.196
  • to judge Egypt.He would never have figured out
  • 00:15:49.231 --> 00:15:49.665
  • He would never have figured outhow He was going to do that.
  • 00:15:52.601 --> 00:15:52.901
  • how He was going to do that.When God wants to accomplish
  • 00:15:53.869 --> 00:15:55.137
  • When God wants to accomplishsomething, He finds somebody
  • 00:15:55.637 --> 00:15:57.006
  • something, He finds somebodyor some people
  • 00:15:57.039 --> 00:15:58.107
  • or some peoplethrough whom He wants to do it.
  • 00:15:59.274 --> 00:15:59.675
  • through whom He wants to do it.And the question is this.
  • 00:16:00.442 --> 00:16:02.277
  • And the question is this.Are you living available for God
  • 00:16:03.545 --> 00:16:04.013
  • Are you living available for Godto choose you to do something
  • 00:16:04.780 --> 00:16:04.947
  • to choose you to do somethingthat maybe you never even
  • 00:16:05.714 --> 00:16:05.848
  • that maybe you never eventhought about before?
  • 00:16:08.384 --> 00:16:08.851
  • thought about before?Don't underestimate
  • 00:16:10.319 --> 00:16:11.220
  • Don't underestimatewhat God can do in your life.
  • 00:16:13.022 --> 00:16:13.255
  • what God can do in your life.Can you imagine first of all,
  • 00:16:14.690 --> 00:16:16.592
  • Can you imagine first of all,let's take a look at
  • 00:16:16.592 --> 00:16:17.192
  • let's take a look atwho Moses is.
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  • who Moses is.Born into slavery,
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  • Born into slavery,placed in a basket,
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  • placed in a basket,placed in the river,
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  • placed in the river,and miraculously ends up
  • 00:16:29.171 --> 00:16:30.239
  • and miraculously ends upin Pharaoh's household,
  • 00:16:31.540 --> 00:16:33.442
  • in Pharaoh's household,educated with the very best,
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  • educated with the very best,and forty years tossed out
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  • and forty years tossed outof the country,
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  • of the country,other side of the desert.
  • 00:16:37.980 --> 00:16:38.313
  • other side of the desert.In other words, what a mixed up
  • 00:16:39.381 --> 00:16:40.582
  • In other words, what a mixed upmessed up life that looked like.
  • 00:16:40.582 --> 00:16:41.917
  • messed up life that looked like.God's hand was
  • 00:16:42.284 --> 00:16:42.918
  • God's hand wasin it all the way.
  • 00:16:44.119 --> 00:16:44.453
  • in it all the way.He was taking a Hebrew
  • 00:16:45.287 --> 00:16:46.021
  • He was taking a Hebrewfrom among the Hebrews into
  • 00:16:46.922 --> 00:16:49.124
  • from among the Hebrews intoa pagan land and doing what?
  • 00:16:50.092 --> 00:16:50.626
  • a pagan land and doing what?Educating him, listen, educating
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  • Educating him, listen, educatinghim not to serve in Egypt.
  • 00:16:54.496 --> 00:16:56.131
  • him not to serve in Egypt.Educating him to do what?
  • 00:16:58.133 --> 00:16:58.600
  • Educating him to do what?To spend forty years in the
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  • To spend forty years in thedesert never recognizing that
  • 00:17:02.538 --> 00:17:04.640
  • desert never recognizing thatit was God who put him there.
  • 00:17:05.774 --> 00:17:06.975
  • it was God who put him there.It was God who kept him there,
  • 00:17:07.676 --> 00:17:08.977
  • It was God who kept him there,and God kept him there long
  • 00:17:09.011 --> 00:17:10.579
  • and God kept him there longenough that he had no hope
  • 00:17:10.579 --> 00:17:10.646
  • enough that he had no hopeof anything until God arrived
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  • of anything until God arrivedon the scene.
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  • on the scene.Watch this.
  • 00:17:15.751 --> 00:17:18.220
  • Watch this.Never too late to listen to God.
  • 00:17:21.190 --> 00:17:21.757
  • Never too late to listen to God.It may be too--it may be
  • 00:17:22.491 --> 00:17:23.425
  • It may be too--it may betoo late for some things,
  • 00:17:24.293 --> 00:17:25.427
  • too late for some things,but it's never too late
  • 00:17:25.427 --> 00:17:25.494
  • but it's never too lateto listen to God.
  • 00:17:27.629 --> 00:17:27.763
  • to listen to God.What is it that kept Moses' feet
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  • What is it that kept Moses' feeton the ground
  • 00:17:31.600 --> 00:17:32.034
  • on the groundand his heart toward God?
  • 00:17:34.203 --> 00:17:34.369
  • and his heart toward God?That is, "I am the Lord,
  • 00:17:36.305 --> 00:17:36.672
  • That is, "I am the Lord,I am the Lord, I am the Lord,
  • 00:17:38.040 --> 00:17:38.574
  • I am the Lord, I am the Lord,I am the Lord."
  • 00:17:40.242 --> 00:17:40.576
  • I am the Lord."I'll take you for My people.
  • 00:17:41.643 --> 00:17:41.810
  • I'll take you for My people.I'll be your God.
  • 00:17:42.678 --> 00:17:42.811
  • I'll be your God.I'll bring you out.
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  • I'll bring you out.I'll give you a possession.
  • 00:17:44.680 --> 00:17:45.214
  • I'll give you a possession.What's God saying?
  • 00:17:46.315 --> 00:17:46.515
  • What's God saying?This is why's we start
  • 00:17:47.483 --> 00:17:48.717
  • This is why's we startthis message off
  • 00:17:48.717 --> 00:17:49.017
  • this message offand that's simply this.
  • 00:17:50.319 --> 00:17:51.120
  • and that's simply this.The Word of God is
  • 00:17:52.654 --> 00:17:54.690
  • The Word of God isa God-centered book,
  • 00:17:55.924 --> 00:17:56.859
  • a God-centered book,with a God-centered message,
  • 00:17:57.259 --> 00:17:58.127
  • with a God-centered message,for God-centered people.
  • 00:17:59.261 --> 00:17:59.561
  • for God-centered people.This is the Book, and this Book
  • 00:18:01.430 --> 00:18:02.064
  • This is the Book, and this Bookshould not be on your shelf,
  • 00:18:03.332 --> 00:18:04.733
  • should not be on your shelf,but on your table or in front
  • 00:18:04.733 --> 00:18:05.033
  • but on your table or in frontof you, whatever it might be.
  • 00:18:06.268 --> 00:18:06.635
  • of you, whatever it might be.What is God saying to you?
  • 00:18:08.537 --> 00:18:08.937
  • What is God saying to you?You say, "Well, now I don't know
  • 00:18:09.838 --> 00:18:10.472
  • You say, "Well, now I don't knowif that applies to me."
  • 00:18:11.039 --> 00:18:11.240
  • if that applies to me."Yes, it does.
  • 00:18:12.808 --> 00:18:13.142
  • Yes, it does.Watch this.
  • 00:18:14.042 --> 00:18:15.611
  • Watch this.Do you think that God has kept
  • 00:18:15.611 --> 00:18:15.711
  • Do you think that God has keptall this together for all these
  • 00:18:18.046 --> 00:18:18.413
  • all this together for all theseyears and it not apply to you?
  • 00:18:21.350 --> 00:18:21.850
  • years and it not apply to you?Which part of it
  • 00:18:22.217 --> 00:18:23.185
  • Which part of itdoesn't apply to you?
  • 00:18:24.052 --> 00:18:24.219
  • doesn't apply to you?Well, you say, "Well,
  • 00:18:24.820 --> 00:18:25.487
  • Well, you say, "Well,what about that part about
  • 00:18:25.654 --> 00:18:26.822
  • what about that part aboutDaniel being in a Lion's Den?
  • 00:18:26.822 --> 00:18:27.322
  • Daniel being in a Lion's Den?That doesn't apply to me."
  • 00:18:28.957 --> 00:18:29.358
  • That doesn't apply to me."Well, it better apply to you,
  • 00:18:31.493 --> 00:18:31.693
  • Well, it better apply to you,for the simple reason
  • 00:18:32.528 --> 00:18:33.295
  • for the simple reasonthere are lots of dens
  • 00:18:33.862 --> 00:18:34.930
  • there are lots of densbesides lion's dens, amen?
  • 00:18:37.699 --> 00:18:37.833
  • besides lion's dens, amen?And therefore, if you're walking
  • 00:18:39.268 --> 00:18:39.735
  • And therefore, if you're walkingin the will of God,
  • 00:18:40.335 --> 00:18:41.003
  • in the will of God,living in the will of God,
  • 00:18:41.737 --> 00:18:43.172
  • living in the will of God,nothing can touch you any more
  • 00:18:43.172 --> 00:18:43.906
  • nothing can touch you any morethan could touch Daniel.
  • 00:18:45.374 --> 00:18:45.674
  • than could touch Daniel.All of this, this isn't just
  • 00:18:46.742 --> 00:18:47.242
  • All of this, this isn't justhistory, this is life lived out
  • 00:18:50.846 --> 00:18:51.513
  • history, this is life lived outin the power of God so that you
  • 00:18:52.781 --> 00:18:54.283
  • in the power of God so that youand I have one example after
  • 00:18:55.284 --> 00:18:56.552
  • and I have one example afterexample, after example of
  • 00:18:56.552 --> 00:18:57.085
  • example, after example ofGod's grace and love and mercy
  • 00:18:58.020 --> 00:18:58.787
  • God's grace and love and mercyand goodness, forgiveness
  • 00:18:59.655 --> 00:19:00.155
  • and goodness, forgivenessand cleansing and eternal life.
  • 00:19:02.524 --> 00:19:02.624
  • and cleansing and eternal life.That's what this Book's
  • 00:19:03.325 --> 00:19:04.760
  • So, if you don't read the Bible,
  • 00:19:10.065 --> 00:19:10.399
  • So, if you don't read the Bible,you're just cheating yourself.
  • 00:19:12.868 --> 00:19:13.468
  • you're just cheating yourself.And that's why God,
  • 00:19:14.703 --> 00:19:15.704
  • And that's why God,who knew Moses perfectly,
  • 00:19:16.205 --> 00:19:17.773
  • who knew Moses perfectly,said to him, "I will, I will,
  • 00:19:18.507 --> 00:19:20.509
  • said to him, "I will, I will,I will, I will," eleven times.
  • 00:19:21.777 --> 00:19:22.110
  • I will, I will," eleven times.That's just why He said to him,
  • 00:19:23.612 --> 00:19:24.413
  • That's just why He said to him,"I am the Lord.
  • 00:19:24.580 --> 00:19:25.080
  • "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:19:25.380 --> 00:19:25.847
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:19:26.114 --> 00:19:26.615
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord," four times.
  • 00:19:30.419 --> 00:19:30.953
  • I am the Lord," four times.Why do you think God says it
  • 00:19:32.187 --> 00:19:32.321
  • Why do you think God says itso many times?
  • 00:19:34.690 --> 00:19:35.157
  • so many times?Because He knows our minds are
  • 00:19:36.325 --> 00:19:36.658
  • Because He knows our minds areso full of so many other things
  • 00:19:39.728 --> 00:19:41.496
  • so full of so many other thingsthat He wants to remind us
  • 00:19:41.496 --> 00:19:41.897
  • that He wants to remind usthat He's still God.
  • 00:19:44.566 --> 00:19:45.167
  • that He's still God.And that He still does
  • 00:19:45.767 --> 00:19:46.802
  • And that He still doeswhat He promised to do.
  • 00:19:48.370 --> 00:19:49.404
  • what He promised to do.That He's still the God
  • 00:19:49.404 --> 00:19:49.771
  • That He's still the Godof the Old Testament
  • 00:19:50.572 --> 00:19:50.939
  • of the Old Testamentand the New Testament.
  • 00:19:51.873 --> 00:19:52.441
  • and the New Testament.He's the same God who led one
  • 00:19:53.675 --> 00:19:54.643
  • He's the same God who led oneman, one man, who was a shepherd
  • 00:20:00.816 --> 00:20:02.684
  • man, one man, who was a shepherdto free two million people
  • 00:20:03.552 --> 00:20:04.486
  • to free two million peopleto serve God.
  • 00:20:05.754 --> 00:20:05.954
  • to serve God.One man.
  • 00:20:07.623 --> 00:20:08.090
  • One man.Don't underestimate what God
  • 00:20:09.124 --> 00:20:09.625
  • Don't underestimate what Godwants to do in your life.
  • 00:20:10.425 --> 00:20:10.692
  • wants to do in your life.And don't listen,
  • 00:20:11.159 --> 00:20:12.261
  • And don't listen,don't try to compare yourself
  • 00:20:12.261 --> 00:20:12.461
  • don't try to compare yourselfwith somebody else.
  • 00:20:13.829 --> 00:20:14.162
  • with somebody else.In the mind of God, you don't
  • 00:20:15.764 --> 00:20:16.331
  • In the mind of God, you don'tknow what's going to happen
  • 00:20:17.466 --> 00:20:17.833
  • know what's going to happenin that person's life
  • 00:20:18.867 --> 00:20:19.868
  • in that person's lifewho's going to influence
  • 00:20:19.868 --> 00:20:20.035
  • who's going to influencesomebody else's life,
  • 00:20:20.936 --> 00:20:21.236
  • somebody else's life,who's gonna be an influence
  • 00:20:22.037 --> 00:20:22.504
  • who's gonna be an influencein somebody else's life
  • 00:20:23.138 --> 00:20:23.839
  • in somebody else's lifein a way that you
  • 00:20:23.839 --> 00:20:24.139
  • in a way that youand I could never figure out.
  • 00:20:26.508 --> 00:20:26.642
  • and I could never figure out.Don't underestimate
  • 00:20:28.777 --> 00:20:31.113
  • Don't underestimatewhat God will do in your life,
  • 00:20:33.982 --> 00:20:34.883
  • what God will do in your life,because what you're doing is,
  • 00:20:35.083 --> 00:20:36.351
  • because what you're doing is,you're limiting God.
  • 00:20:36.418 --> 00:20:37.352
  • you're limiting God.What you're doing is,
  • 00:20:37.352 --> 00:20:37.786
  • What you're doing is,you're doubting God.
  • 00:20:39.521 --> 00:20:39.588
  • you're doubting God.But He said to him,
  • 00:20:40.656 --> 00:20:40.856
  • But He said to him,"I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:41.857 --> 00:20:41.957
  • "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:42.924 --> 00:20:42.958
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:43.825 --> 00:20:43.859
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord."
  • 00:20:44.726 --> 00:20:44.860
  • I am the Lord."It must have been reiterating in
  • 00:20:46.228 --> 00:20:47.095
  • It must have been reiterating inMoses' mind night after night,
  • 00:20:49.131 --> 00:20:50.899
  • Moses' mind night after night,after night: "I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:50.899 --> 00:20:50.932
  • after night: "I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:51.633 --> 00:20:51.700
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord.
  • 00:20:52.401 --> 00:20:55.604
  • I am the Lord.I am the Lord."
  • 00:20:55.604 --> 00:20:56.705
  • I am the Lord."Don't underestimate
  • 00:20:57.572 --> 00:20:59.908
  • Don't underestimatewhat God can do in your life.
  • 00:21:01.343 --> 00:21:01.743
  • what God can do in your life.It may be that you may have
  • 00:21:03.011 --> 00:21:03.312
  • It may be that you may havea conversation with somebody
  • 00:21:04.680 --> 00:21:05.013
  • a conversation with somebodywho would change their life
  • 00:21:06.214 --> 00:21:07.416
  • who would change their lifewhom God will use to change
  • 00:21:08.350 --> 00:21:08.917
  • whom God will use to changemany other people's lives.
  • 00:21:12.354 --> 00:21:13.555
  • many other people's lives.You say, "But I'm--"
  • 00:21:13.555 --> 00:21:14.823
  • You say, "But I'm--"Mm, mm, mm.
  • 00:21:15.490 --> 00:21:15.791
  • Mm, mm, mm.Forget the buts and the ifs
  • 00:21:17.893 --> 00:21:18.493
  • Forget the buts and the ifsand just say, "Lord, here I am.
  • 00:21:20.095 --> 00:21:20.195
  • and just say, "Lord, here I am.Whatever You want to do
  • 00:21:21.229 --> 00:21:21.396
  • Whatever You want to doin my life, Lord, here I am.
  • 00:21:23.298 --> 00:21:26.101
  • in my life, Lord, here I am.I'm going to trust You, God.
  • 00:21:26.101 --> 00:21:26.168
  • I'm going to trust You, God.Maybe I haven't trusted You
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  • Maybe I haven't trusted Youmany years, but I'm, the rest of
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  • many years, but I'm, the rest ofmy life, I'm going to trust You.
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  • my life, I'm going to trust You.I just want to see what
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  • I just want to see whatYou can do in my life, God."
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  • You can do in my life, God."You don't ever have
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  • You don't ever haveto worry about God failing.
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  • to worry about God failing.He will use you beyond
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  • He will use you beyondyour expression,
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  • your expression,if you will trust Him.
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  • if you will trust Him.And Moses is a perfect example
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  • And Moses is a perfect exampleof it.
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  • of it.Who am I, Lord?
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  • Who am I, Lord?And God showed him.
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  • And God showed him.Who are you?
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  • Who are you?God'll show you.
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  • God'll show you.And you can have one
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  • And you can have oneof two responses.
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  • of two responses.You can walk out of here
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  • You can walk out of herethinking,
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  • thinking,"Well, that was just a sermon.
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  • "Well, that was just a sermon.That was about Moses."
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  • That was about Moses."No, it's about you and about me.
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  • No, it's about you and about me.It's about us.
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  • It's about us.It's about all of us who name
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  • It's about all of us who namethe name of Jesus as our Savior.
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  • the name of Jesus as our Savior.And watch this.
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  • And watch this.Here's the reason
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  • Here's the reasonit's so important.
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  • it's so important.You don't know what God is going
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  • You don't know what God is goingto do through your life today
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  • to do through your life todaythat you won't ever see
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  • that you won't ever seea generation from now.
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  • a generation from now.You may be living for today and
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  • You may be living for today andGod sees that, but He also sees
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  • God sees that, but He also seesthe influence, the testimony,
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  • the influence, the testimony,your witness
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  • your witnessin somebody else's life.
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  • in somebody else's life.The important thing is this.
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  • The important thing is this.Are you living to the fullest
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  • Are you living to the fullestof your life each day?
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  • of your life each day?So that whatever God has
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  • So that whatever God hasin mind, He'll be able to say
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  • in mind, He'll be able to sayto you, "Well done,
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  • to you, "Well done,my good and faithful servant."
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  • my good and faithful servant."If I were sitting out there
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  • If I were sitting out therewhere you and I were not
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  • where you and I were nota Christian,
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  • a Christian,here's the question I'd think.
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  • here's the question I'd think.I'd think, "Well now,
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  • I'd think, "Well now,if that's really the truth,
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  • if that's really the truth,what should I do?"
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  • what should I do?"And I'll answer that question.
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  • And I'll answer that question.Surrender your life, to the Lord
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  • Surrender your life, to the LordJesus Christ and say, "Okay,
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  • Jesus Christ and say, "Okay,God, here's what's left, Lord.
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  • God, here's what's left, Lord.I give myself to You and
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  • I give myself to You andwhatever You choose to do,
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  • whatever You choose to do,the answer is yes."
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  • the answer is yes."Maybe you're already saved, and
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  • Maybe you're already saved, andyou're sitting here this morning
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  • you're sitting here this morningand you've got your life
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  • and you've got your lifepretty well planned out,
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  • pretty well planned out,or you think you have,
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  • or you think you have,or you've about figured out when
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  • or you've about figured out whenyou think you're going to die,
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  • you think you're going to die,how long you're going to live,
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  • how long you're going to live,and all those things.
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  • and all those things.Why don't you forget all
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  • Why don't you forget allabout that, and for the next
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  • about that, and for the nextthirty seconds think this,
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  • thirty seconds think this,"God, here I am."
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  • "God, here I am."This is all I have to offer this
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  • This is all I have to offer thismorning, but I'm giving You
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  • morning, but I'm giving Youmyself so that, the rest of my
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  • myself so that, the rest of mylife, demonstrate what You can
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  • life, demonstrate what You cando to a man or woman my age,
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  • do to a man or woman my age,my capacities, demonstrate
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  • my capacities, demonstratewhat You can do through me
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  • what You can do through methe rest of my life.
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  • the rest of my life.Here I am, in Jesus' name.
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  • Here I am, in Jesus' name.Amen?
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  • Father, we love You and praise
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  • Father, we love You and praiseYou and bless You for
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  • You and bless You forYour forgiveness and cleansing.
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  • Your forgiveness and cleansing.Forgive us, Father,
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  • Forgive us, Father,for our doubts, our fears.
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  • for our doubts, our fears.Forgive us for trying to program
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  • Forgive us for trying to programour life better than
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  • our life better thanYou've programmed it.
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  • You've programmed it.Forgive us, Father, for thinking
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  • Forgive us, Father, for thinkingthere are some things You can't
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  • there are some things You can'tdo in our life, for limiting
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  • do in our life, for limitingYour possibilities, for limiting
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  • Your possibilities, for limitingYour will in our life.
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  • Your will in our life.Father, forgive us for comparing
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  • Father, forgive us for comparingourselves with other people,
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  • ourselves with other people,what they can or cannot do.
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  • what they can or cannot do.Or what we think
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  • Or what we thinkwe can or cannot do.
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  • we can or cannot do.Thank You for being
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  • Thank You for beingthis awesome, indescribable,
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  • this awesome, indescribable,invincible God who can do
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  • invincible God who can doanything, everything and all
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  • anything, everything and allthings, and who's waiting for us
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  • things, and who's waiting for usto yield ourselves totally
  • 00:24:52.007 --> 00:24:52.707
  • to yield ourselves totallycompletely and absolutely
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  • completely and absolutelyto You.
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  • to You.Lord God, may each one of us
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  • Lord God, may each one of usafresh and anew this morning
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  • afresh and anew this morningsay yes, yes, yes, yes, God,
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  • say yes, yes, yes, yes, God,to whatever You have.
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  • to whatever You have.Yes is the answer.
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  • Yes is the answer.Yes, yes, yes!
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  • Yes, yes, yes!And then, watch You work
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  • And then, watch You workand know in our hearts
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  • and know in our heartsYou make no mistakes.
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  • You make no mistakes.You provide all of our needs.
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  • You provide all of our needs.You enable us to do whatever
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  • You enable us to do whateverYou require us to do.
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  • You require us to do.And you will reward us
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  • And you will reward usfor our obedience.
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  • for our obedience.We just say thank You,
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  • We just say thank You,thank You,
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  • thank You,thank You for patience, love,
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  • thank You for patience, love,kindness and generosity.
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  • In Jesus' name.
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  • - male: Surprise.- female: Thank you, guys.
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  • - female: The flowers arebeautiful.
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  • beautiful.- female: Yes, looking forward
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  • - female: Yes, looking forwardto it.
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  • to it.- female announcer: Even though
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  • - female announcer: Even thoughlife might take turns
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  • - male: Hey, Briscoe, let's go.
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  • - male: Hey, Briscoe, let's go.- announcer: God created you
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  • - announcer: God created youwith a plan to fulfill an
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  • You may not realize
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  • You may not realizehow profoundly God desires
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  • how profoundly God desiresto work in you and impact others
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  • Just imagine what your life
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  • Just imagine what your lifemight look like a year from now
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  • might look like a year from nowafter connecting daily
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  • "God's Purpose for Your Life,"
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  • "God's Purpose for Your Life,"a new year-long devotional
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  • - female: Some people think
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  • - female: Some people thinkthe Bible is so boring.
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  • the Bible is so boring.- female: That it's no longer
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  • - female: That it's no longerrelevant.
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  • relevant.- male: That it teaches us
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  • - male: But the Bible is
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  • - male: But the Bible isa book for my life.
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  • a book for my life.- all: Your life.
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  • - all: Your life.- all: Our lives.
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  • - all: Our lives.- female: It gives me
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  • - female: It gives meperspective.
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  • perspective.- male: It's fulfilling.
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  • - male: It's fulfilling.- female: It's historical.
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  • - female: It's historical.- male: God's Word for us.
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  • - male: God's Word for us.- male: He's not just in here.
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  • - male: He's not just in here.- female: He's in here.
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  • - female: He's in here.- female: So read the book
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  • - female: So read the bookthat's written to you.
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  • that's written to you.- both: To us.
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  • - both: To us.- male: To us.
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  • - male: To us.- male: To us.
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  • - male: To us.- Dr. Stanley: From God.
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  • - Dr. Stanley: From God.female announcer:
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  • female announcer:The Life Principles Bible,
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  • leading people worldwide into
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  • the local church.
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