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June 21, 2018
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  • - Beth Jones: Welcome to "The
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  • Basics with Beth TV," and I'm so
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  • glad you joined me today.
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  • We are having so much fun going
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  • back to the Bible basics.
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  • And so, we've been on a journey
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  • together, people from all over
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  • the world are joining us,
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  • because we are getting a grip on
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  • the basics, and specifically,
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  • I'm taking you through this
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  • book, "Getting a Grip on the
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  • Basics," a book I wrote 30-some
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  • years ago.
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  • It has since been translated,
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  • God has just put it on people's
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  • hearts, thank the Lord, to
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  • translate this book into over 17
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  • languages.
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  • And we make those foreign
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  • translations, those other
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  • languages, available for free,
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  • a complete download of the book
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  • download the whole book in any
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  • other language that we have it
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  • English.
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  • certainly more than welcome to
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  • need to have the workbook, it
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  • just adds to the course, but I'm
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  • taking you through it, and
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  • really what you need is, you
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  • need your Bible.
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  • You need a good, old-fashioned
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  • Bible.
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  • If you've got a paper Bible,
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  • then grab your Bible.
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  • If you are looking to get a new
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  • Bible, go get one.
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  • Go get a new Bible and join us,
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  • and you can also use your online
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  • Bible, the Bibles you have on
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  • your phone, your phone apps, but
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  • either way, you need a Bible,
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  • and a notepad.
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  • Take some notes, 'cause we're
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  • digging in.
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  • We are going old school, we are
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  • going straight up old school
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  • Bible teaching, line upon line,
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  • verse upon verse, and we're
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  • letting the Bible interpret
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  • itself.
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  • We're letting the Bible and the
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  • Holy Spirit, really, tell us
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  • what the Bible means, and
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  • we're gonna talk about prayer.
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  • We're gonna pick back up where
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  • we left off last time talking
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  • about how to talk to God.
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  • So, we are in chapter four in
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  • our study, and we're on prayer,
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  • and today, specifically, we're
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  • gonna zoom in about how to pray
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  • for yourself.
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  • week, but today we're gonna talk
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  • about this personal side of
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  • prayer, you know, when you're
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  • praying for things in your own
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  • life.
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  • Last week, we talked about the
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  • corporate side of prayer, or the
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  • business side of prayer in some
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  • ways, in terms of praying for
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  • others.
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  • And we got into a lot of great
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  • detail on who to pray for, how
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  • comes to prayer, but now, today,
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  • we're gonna dial in on
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  • faith-filled prayers, and
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  • specifically, I want to look at
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  • four things when it comes to
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  • what the Bible refers to as the
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  • prayer of faith.
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  • Four things we wanna look at,
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  • faith and God's will, faith and
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  • confession, the words of our
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  • mouth, faith and patience, and
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  • faith and love.
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  • When we pray in faith, we're
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  • gonna see those four components
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  • come into play.
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  • Alright, so let's dig in.
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  • If you got your Bibles, we're
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  • gonna start in John 16 verse 23.
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  • Jesus said this, he says, "In
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  • that day," speaking of the day
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  • of his resurrection, he said,
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  • "In that day, you will ask me
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  • nothing," interesting.
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  • "Most assuredly, I say to you,
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  • whatever you ask the Father in
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  • my name, he will give it to you.
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  • Until now, you've not asked
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  • anything in my name," but then,
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  • in that day, "Ask and you will
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  • receive," why?
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  • "So that your joy may be full."
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  • So, this is a great prayer
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  • principle.
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  • Jesus is telling us we pray to
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  • the Father.
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  • When it comes to prayer, he says
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  • in that day you won't ask me
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  • directly, you'll ask my Father
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  • in my name.
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  • You ask the Father in my name,
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  • and he will give it to you, why?
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  • So that your joy would be made
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  • full, I mean, is that not the
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  • coolest?
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  • Is that not amazing, that God
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  • wants to answer prayer, so that
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  • you and I are filled with joy,
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  • with great joy?
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  • I mean, that's just the heart of
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  • God, isn't it?
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  • So, what else then do we know
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  • about praying in faith?
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  • We pray to the Father in Jesus's
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  • name, then Jesus said this--let
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  • me give a quick little
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  • parenthetical.
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  • Sometimes people pray to Jesus,
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  • okay, let me just talk about
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  • that, 'cause you may be asking.
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  • Is that okay to pray to Jesus?
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  • Well, technically Jesus said you
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  • don't pray to Jesus, you pray to
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  • the Father.
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  • Even when the disciples said,
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  • "Lord, teach us to pray," Jesus
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  • didn't say, "Well, you just pray
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  • to me," Jesus said pray this
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  • way, "Our Father, who art in
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  • heaven."
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  • So, there is something
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  • technically about praying to the
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  • Father in Jesus's name.
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  • But, that doesn't mean you can't
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  • talk to Jesus, you can't ask him
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  • questions just like the
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  • disciples did.
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  • They had a relationship with
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  • Jesus and asked him questions,
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  • fellowshipped with him, walked
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  • the dusty trails with him, but
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  • they didn't pray to him
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  • directly.
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  • So, just a little rabbit trail,
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  • but I think it's an important
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  • one.
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  • Again, we want to pray effective
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  • prayers, right?
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  • I mean, isn't the whole goal of
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  • prayer to get results, to get
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  • answers?
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  • Nobody just wants to waste time
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  • praying prayers that bounce off
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  • ceilings and don't get anywhere.
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  • No, you want to pray effective
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  • prayers, and Jesus told us how
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  • to do it, how to pray these
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  • effective, faith-filled prayers.
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  • Alright, John 15:7, Jesus said,
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  • "If you abide in me, and my
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  • words abide in you, you can ask
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  • what you will and it shall be
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  • done for you."
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  • That's another amazing
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  • blank-check promise.
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  • Jesus is saying if you abide in
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  • me, if you stay in my word, if
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  • you remain in my word, you stay
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  • in fellowship with me through my
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  • word, and my word remains in
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  • you, my word's living in you,
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  • it's filling your heart, then
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  • you can ask--I mean, this is
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  • amazing.
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  • Jesus is saying you can ask
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  • anything you will, anything God
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  • wills?
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  • Well, yes, but actually anything
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  • you will.
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  • Jesus gives us this incredible
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  • statement because he knows if
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  • his word's abiding in us, and
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  • we're abiding in him and in his
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  • word, he knows that our desires
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  • and the things we're gonna ask
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  • for are gonna be perfectly in
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  • alignment with his will.
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  • And so, he could easily say if
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  • you abide in me and my words
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  • abide in you, ask whatever you
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  • will, and it shall be done for
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  • you.
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  • How cool is that?
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  • So, we're talking about praying
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  • in faith.
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  • Well, faith begins, okay, faith
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  • begins where the will of God is
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  • known.
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  • When we know God' will through
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  • his word, suddenly, faith comes.
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  • I'm not trying to have faith,
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  • I'm not striving to go, "God, I
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  • don't know if I have faith or
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  • not," no, when I am loaded up
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  • with God's Word, and I know his
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  • will, then faith comes.
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  • And Jesus said--that's in
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  • essence what he said in John
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  • 15:7, among other verses we'll
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  • get to, what else?
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  • Okay, Mark 11:24, the classic
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  • Mark 11:24.
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  • Jesus said, "Therefore I say to
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  • you, whatever things you ask
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  • when you pray, believe you
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  • receive them, and you shall have
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  • them."
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  • Okay, so there's so much in that
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  • short little verse.
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  • King James Bible says whatever
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  • things you desire, whatever
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  • things you desire, when you
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  • pray, believe you receive them,
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  • and you shall have them.
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  • What kind of nuggets can we
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  • learn about the prayer of faith
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  • from that verse?
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  • Well, like a million, lots of
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  • nuggets there.
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  • But, let's talk about a couple.
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  • Whatever things you desire.
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  • Again, it goes back to I'm
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  • abiding in the Lord, I have a
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  • relationship with God, I delight
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  • myself in the Lord and he puts
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  • desires in my heart, things I
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  • desire in your life, in your
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  • walk with God, in your family,
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  • in your purpose.
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  • What do you desire?
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  • If you ask for anything you
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  • desire, when you pray, believe
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  • you receive.
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  • When do I believe I receive?
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  • When you pray, when you pray, so
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  • we're talking about prayer,
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  • believe you receive, and you
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  • shall have.
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  • So, do you get the principle?
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  • I mean, it's a funny principle,
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  • because there's several tenses
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  • involved.
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  • What things so ever you desire,
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  • when you pray, believe you
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  • receive, that's present tense.
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  • When you're praying and you're
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  • asking of the Lord about the
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  • things you desire, right there
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  • in that minute, in that tense,
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  • present tense, right then,
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  • believe you receive it.
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  • Lord, I believe I receive it
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  • right now, and then the rest of
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  • the verse says, "And you shall
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  • have it."
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  • Well, that's future tense.
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  • You believe you receive it in
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  • the present tense, but you will
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  • have it in the future tense.
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  • You say how much future?
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  • That's God's department.
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  • It might be the next three
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  • minutes, it might be in the next
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  • three years, it might be the
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  • next 30 years, that's God's
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  • department.
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  • The timing is the Lord's
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  • department, but what's our
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  • department?
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  • Our department is I believe I
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  • receive it right now.
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  • It is mine, I have it now.
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  • We're gonna talk more about
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  • that, because in essence, that
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  • is the prayer of faith, to
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  • believe God's promises, to
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  • believe his word, and then to
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  • ask him, to make request, and
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  • then to ask him, and when you
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  • pray, to believe.
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  • You don't believe when you see
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  • it, you believe when you pray
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  • it.
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  • Do you get the distinction
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  • there?
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  • It's a big one, it's a big
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  • distinction.
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  • I'm gonna believe I receive when
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  • I'm praying the prayer of faith,
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  • I'm gonna believe God I receive
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  • it right now.
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  • I'm not gonna believe I receive
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  • it when I see it, because I have
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  • to believe now in the present
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  • tense, and then in the future
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  • tense I shall see it.
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  • I'll come back and give you some
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  • more analogies on that, but I
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  • just wanted to mention that now
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  • as we talk about Mark 11:24.
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  • What's another verse?
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  • Another Scripture--we're letting
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  • the Bible explain itself to us,
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  • how to pray in faith, 1 John
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  • 5:14-15.
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  • "Now this is the confidence we
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  • have in him, that if we ask,"
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  • asking again, "If we ask
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  • anything according to his will,"
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  • his will is his word, "We know
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  • he hears us, and if we know he
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  • hears us, we know we have the
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  • petitions we've asked of him."
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  • Again, another incredible
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  • promise for prayer, what's our
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  • part?
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  • Ask, and if we ask anything
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  • according to his will, so our
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  • part is just to ask according to
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  • his word.
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  • And if we do that, then we can
  • 00:10:10.010 --> 00:10:12.040
  • know with certainty he hears us.
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  • Again, God has ears, how cool is
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  • that?
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  • God hears, God listens, God
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  • Almighty, the Most High God,
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  • that God, the Lord God Almighty,
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  • maker of heaven and earth hears
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  • you, he hears me when we ask
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  • anything according to his will.
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  • He hears us, and if we know that
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  • he hears us, well, we do know,
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  • because he promises that he
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  • hears us.
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  • If we know that he hears us, we
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  • know we have the petitions we
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  • have asked of him.
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  • Wow, so the question is, what
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  • are you asking?
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  • What do you desire?
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  • What do you know from God's Word
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  • belongs to you?
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  • Well, we know--the Bible tells
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  • us many things.
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  • I mean, there's, what, 30.000
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  • promises in the Bible of things
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  • that belong to you, that are his
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  • promises, his desires for you.
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  • Ask, ask, ask, according to his
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  • will, he hears you.
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  • And if you know he hears you,
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  • you know you have the petitions
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  • you've desired of him, okay?
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  • So, quick little rabbit trail,
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  • then.
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  • Let's talk about God's will,
  • 00:11:16.000 --> 00:11:17.010
  • just to reiterate this, because
  • 00:11:17.010 --> 00:11:18.260
  • this is--faith begins, this
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  • prayer of faith, and faith,
  • 00:11:21.160 --> 00:11:23.000
  • begins where the will of God is
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  • known.
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  • Listen, if you know something's
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  • God's will, then there's no
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  • doubt, there's no question.
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  • The doubting and the questioning
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  • comes in if you don't know for
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  • sure it's his will.
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  • Sometimes people say, "Well, I
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  • know God has the power to do
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  • anything," well, he does, he's
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  • God, he can do anything, but do
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  • you believe it's his will?
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  • I know God has the power to heal
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  • me, he can do anything he wants,
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  • but do I believe it's his will
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  • to heal me?
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  • Because once I believe it's his
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  • will to heal me, faith begins.
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  • Faith begins where the will of
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  • God is known, and the way we
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  • know God's will is by his word
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  • and through his word.
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  • It's through being in a course
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  • like this, watching a television
  • 00:12:00.230 --> 00:12:02.030
  • program like this, reading your
  • 00:12:02.030 --> 00:12:03.080
  • Bible, reading faith-filled
  • 00:12:03.080 --> 00:12:05.030
  • books that tell you what the
  • 00:12:05.030 --> 00:12:06.210
  • Bible says about God's will, and
  • 00:12:06.210 --> 00:12:08.190
  • faith comes.
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  • More faith comes, more faith
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  • comes, faith begins where the
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  • will of God is known.
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  • There's just no better way to
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  • say it.
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  • And so, if we pray according to
  • 00:12:15.170 --> 00:12:17.070
  • his will, he hears you and you
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  • have your petitions.
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  • Man, I hope what that does is it
  • 00:12:20.220 --> 00:12:22.080
  • gets you motivated to go, "Lord,
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  • I want to spend time in your
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  • word.
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  • I need to get more versed.
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  • I need to get more knowledgeable
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  • and have a working knowledge of
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  • your will for me, spirit, soul,
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  • and body."
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  • What is your will for me and my
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  • health, and healing, and
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  • wholeness, and energy?
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  • What is your will for me
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  • concerning long life?
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  • He's promised with long life he
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  • will satisfy us.
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  • If that's his will, then I can
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  • pray with confidence about some
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  • things concerning my life and
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  • long life, amen?
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  • What's his will concerning your
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  • mental health?
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  • That you have the mind of
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  • Christ, that's his will, you can
  • 00:12:55.120 --> 00:12:57.170
  • pray for that.
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  • If you're dealing with some
  • 00:12:58.070 --> 00:12:59.040
  • mental issues, listen, it's his
  • 00:12:59.040 --> 00:13:01.000
  • will that you have the mind of
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  • Christ.
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  • The Bible says it's his will
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  • that he will keep in perfect
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  • peace him who's mind is stayed
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  • on Jesus.
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  • You can pray and believe for
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  • peace of mind.
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  • You can believe for peace in
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  • your heart with your emotions.
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  • You can believe for
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  • intelligence.
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  • Students, you might think, "I
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  • don't know how to--I'm not a
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  • good student."
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  • Listen, you can pray just like
  • 00:13:27.290 --> 00:13:28.280
  • Daniel prayed, that he would be
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  • ten times wiser than his peers.
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  • That's in the Bible, that's a
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  • Bible story.
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  • You can pray for God's will in
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  • your life that he would grant
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  • you the ability to study and to
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  • be a good student, but then to
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  • be ten times wiser than your
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  • peers.
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  • Do you see how exciting prayer
  • 00:13:44.070 --> 00:13:45.190
  • can be when you dig into the
  • 00:13:45.190 --> 00:13:46.230
  • Bible and discover God's will?
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  • It is a treasure trove, y'all.
  • 00:13:48.130 --> 00:13:50.010
  • It is a treasure trove of God's
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  • goodness, that you can pray,
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  • obviously, for yourself, for
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  • your family, for the loved ones
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  • in your world, and for all the
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  • believers you know, all the
  • 00:14:00.170 --> 00:14:01.290
  • saints you know.
  • 00:14:01.290 --> 00:14:03.130
  • You can pray for your church,
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  • for your pastor, for leaders, I
  • 00:14:04.130 --> 00:14:05.190
  • mean, we can pray God's will in
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  • faith knowing he hears us, amen.
  • 00:14:08.220 --> 00:14:11.220
  • Alright, well, I'm getting
  • 00:14:11.220 --> 00:14:12.120
  • myself stirred up, I hope I'm
  • 00:14:12.120 --> 00:14:13.050
  • getting you stirred up.
  • 00:14:13.050 --> 00:14:14.010
  • Now, let's talk about the role
  • 00:14:14.010 --> 00:14:15.020
  • of faith, and specifically four
  • 00:14:15.020 --> 00:14:16.110
  • things, the role of faith in
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  • As soon as we know God's will,
  • 00:14:20.040 --> 00:14:21.030
  • boom, there's faith we can pray.
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  • Second thing is faith and
  • 00:14:22.250 --> 00:14:25.160
  • patience, okay?
  • 00:14:25.160 --> 00:14:27.010
  • So, this is a word that often
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  • times we want to white out of
  • 00:14:28.220 --> 00:14:30.060
  • our Bibles because none of us
  • 00:14:30.060 --> 00:14:31.150
  • likes patience.
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  • If you're like me, and a lot of
  • 00:14:32.240 --> 00:14:34.070
  • us, you know, we're in that
  • 00:14:34.070 --> 00:14:34.270
  • hurry-up mode, like, just hurry
  • 00:14:34.270 --> 00:14:36.160
  • I prayed about it and it didn't
  • 00:14:38.170 --> 00:14:39.200
  • happen in ten minutes.
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  • Listen, if you're gonna be a
  • 00:14:41.050 --> 00:14:42.150
  • faith-filled person and get
  • 00:14:42.150 --> 00:14:44.070
  • awesome answers to prayer,
  • 00:14:44.070 --> 00:14:45.290
  • you're gonna be a person who
  • 00:14:45.290 --> 00:14:47.160
  • understands faith and patience.
  • 00:14:47.270 --> 00:14:50.270
  • God's timetable, as you already
  • 00:14:50.270 --> 00:14:52.100
  • well are aware, is not the same
  • 00:14:52.100 --> 00:14:54.130
  • as yours, it's not the same as
  • 00:14:54.130 --> 00:14:55.160
  • mine.
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  • God is never late, let me just
  • 00:14:56.070 --> 00:14:57.120
  • say this, God is never late,
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  • he's never early, but he's never
  • 00:14:59.230 --> 00:15:01.220
  • late, he's always just right on
  • 00:15:01.220 --> 00:15:03.020
  • time.
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  • So, the Bible says this about
  • 00:15:03.220 --> 00:15:04.260
  • patience.
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  • In Hebrews 10:35-36, it says,
  • 00:15:06.180 --> 00:15:08.260
  • "Therefore, do not cast away
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  • your confidence which has great
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  • reward.
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  • You have need of endurance so
  • 00:15:14.280 --> 00:15:16.110
  • that after you have done the
  • 00:15:16.110 --> 00:15:17.150
  • will of God, you will receive
  • 00:15:17.150 --> 00:15:18.210
  • the promise."
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  • He's saying don't cast away your
  • 00:15:19.150 --> 00:15:20.250
  • confidence, you have need of
  • 00:15:20.250 --> 00:15:22.000
  • patience.
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  • So, just hang in there.
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  • You say, "I don't know what
  • 00:15:24.010 --> 00:15:24.280
  • patience is doing."
  • 00:15:24.280 --> 00:15:25.250
  • Listen, James tells us what
  • 00:15:25.250 --> 00:15:27.040
  • patience is doing, in fact,
  • 00:15:27.040 --> 00:15:28.030
  • let's read it.
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  • Here's what patience does.
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  • "Knowing that the testing of our
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  • faith," the trying of our faith,
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  • "Produces patience, and let
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  • patience have its perfect work,
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  • that you will be entire, perfect
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  • and entire, lacking nothing."
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  • There's something about
  • 00:15:45.230 --> 00:15:46.130
  • patience.
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  • When we let patience have its
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  • perfect work, which is not
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  • always easy, but we have to let
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  • it, let patience have its
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  • perfect work, then we will be
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  • perfect, mature, and entire,
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  • lacking nothing.
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  • Did you get that?
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  • You won't lack anything.
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  • Everything that you and I have
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  • need of, at the end of patience,
  • 00:16:04.290 --> 00:16:07.090
  • it is there, okay, so let
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  • patience have its perfect work,
  • 00:16:08.170 --> 00:16:10.070
  • and you'll be perfect and
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  • entire.
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  • What else about patience?
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  • Hebrews 6 verse 12, he says,
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  • "Don't become sluggish, but
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  • imitate those who through faith
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  • and patience inherited the
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  • promises."
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  • So, after he had patiently
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  • endured, Abraham received the
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  • promise.
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  • So, just be encouraged, if
  • 00:16:28.020 --> 00:16:29.060
  • you're in a season of patience,
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  • it's a part of the faith
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  • proposition.
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  • It's a part of the prayer faith,
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  • and if you're in that season of
  • 00:16:33.220 --> 00:16:35.110
  • patience, hang in there, let
  • 00:16:35.120 --> 00:16:38.120
  • patience have its perfect work,
  • 00:16:38.120 --> 00:16:39.270
  • you will get to the end of it.
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  • I know from experience, I have
  • 00:16:41.150 --> 00:16:42.260
  • had short seasons of patience, I
  • 00:16:42.260 --> 00:16:45.060
  • have had what seems like
  • 00:16:45.060 --> 00:16:46.210
  • eternity seasons of patience,
  • 00:16:46.210 --> 00:16:49.040
  • just patiently waiting on God,
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  • just doing what I need to do,
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  • put one foot in front of the
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  • other, keep your hand at the
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  • plow, don't cast away your
  • 00:16:54.120 --> 00:16:56.070
  • confidence, just hang in there.
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  • If you don't quit, listen, if
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  • you don't quit, you win.
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  • Don't quit, be patient, you'll
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  • get to the end of patience, and
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  • when you do, you'll be glad.
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  • You'll be so glad, because at
  • 00:17:06.130 --> 00:17:07.180
  • the end of patience, you're
  • 00:17:07.180 --> 00:17:10.060
  • perfect and complete, lacking
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  • God's promises, alright?
  • 00:17:14.230 --> 00:17:15.250
  • So, I know I'm speaking to
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  • somebody out there, probably a
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  • lot of you.
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  • Be encouraged in the season of
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  • patience.
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  • Alright, number three, faith in
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  • confession, it has to do with
  • 00:17:22.180 --> 00:17:23.260
  • our words.
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  • What we say, the words we speak,
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  • Faith in confession--now,
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  • confession means this, the Bible
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  • definition of confession means
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  • to say the same thing as, to say
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  • what God says, to confess, to
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  • profess what God says about any
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  • given thing.
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  • We just get in agreement with
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  • God and we confess what God says
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  • about it.
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  • Well, our confession of faith,
  • 00:17:46.160 --> 00:17:48.270
  • our words of faith play a really
  • 00:17:48.270 --> 00:17:50.140
  • important role when it comes to
  • 00:17:50.140 --> 00:17:51.180
  • prayer, and when it comes to
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  • living by faith.
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  • So, Hebrews 10:23 says this,
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  • "But let us hold fast our
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  • confession of our hope, without
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  • wavering, for he who promised is
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  • faithful."
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  • He's saying hold fast to your
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  • confession.
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  • Once you pray, okay, let me make
  • 00:18:10.190 --> 00:18:12.080
  • this make sense.
  • 00:18:12.080 --> 00:18:13.080
  • Once you pray about something,
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  • then what do you do?
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  • Then you're gonna say words.
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  • Once you believe you receive
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  • something, then what do you say?
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  • You say I have it now, I have
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  • it, it's mine.
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  • I believe I receive it, I shall
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  • possess it, but I believe I
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  • receive it now.
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  • And you make that your
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  • confession of faith, and you
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  • decree and declare, just like
  • 00:18:30.200 --> 00:18:32.050
  • the Bible says.
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  • God called things that be not as
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  • though they were.
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  • In other words, I call my body
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  • healed before the shall have it
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  • part.
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  • I call my body healed the minute
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  • I believe I receive it, and then
  • 00:18:45.120 --> 00:18:47.130
  • in that moment, I know, "God,
  • 00:18:47.130 --> 00:18:49.230
  • thank you, I call my body
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  • healed, from the top of my head
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  • to the soles of my feet," and
  • 00:18:52.080 --> 00:18:53.060
  • now I know, by faith, I believe
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  • I receive your healing power,
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  • and now I know that you're gonna
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  • give me wisdom, that you're
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  • gonna lead me to the right
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  • doctor if necessary, that you're
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  • gonna supernaturally heal me
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  • without the help of any other
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  • natural things if need be.
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  • That you're gonna give me wisdom
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  • on what to eat, or how much
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  • sleep to get, or the exercise I
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  • need.
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  • In other words, whatever I need
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  • to know, thank you, Lord, I
  • 00:19:15.180 --> 00:19:17.180
  • believe I receive your healing
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  • power.
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  • And so, from this moment
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  • forward, I have it, and I shall
  • 00:19:21.070 --> 00:19:23.250
  • walk in it completely.
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  • I believe I receive God's
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  • wisdom.
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  • You praying about a situation?
  • 00:19:27.200 --> 00:19:29.230
  • Lord, I ask you, according to
  • 00:19:29.230 --> 00:19:31.080
  • your word, I ask you for wisdom,
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  • and you said you freely give it
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  • to those who don't doubt, so I'm
  • 00:19:34.130 --> 00:19:35.230
  • asking you, by faith, for your
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  • wisdom.
  • 00:19:37.190 --> 00:19:38.090
  • And so, now I believe I receive
  • 00:19:38.090 --> 00:19:39.200
  • the wisdom of God.
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  • I have the mind of Christ, I
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  • receive your wisdom.
  • 00:19:42.170 --> 00:19:44.030
  • So, from that moment, you've got
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  • it.
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  • You shall have it as you walk
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  • out your life, but you've
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  • received it right now, and what
  • 00:19:50.040 --> 00:19:51.290
  • is your confession?
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  • Your confession is, Lord, thank
  • 00:19:52.210 --> 00:19:53.260
  • you, I have the mind of Christ.
  • 00:19:53.260 --> 00:19:56.030
  • What you don't say are things
  • 00:19:56.030 --> 00:19:57.270
  • like, "Oh, man, I just don't
  • 00:19:57.270 --> 00:19:59.220
  • know what to do.
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  • I never know what to do.
  • 00:20:00.160 --> 00:20:02.120
  • I don't know what God wants me
  • 00:20:02.120 --> 00:20:03.070
  • to do."
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  • You don't say that, not if you
  • 00:20:03.270 --> 00:20:05.020
  • believe you received wisdom.
  • 00:20:05.020 --> 00:20:06.280
  • Now you say, "Thank you, Lord, I
  • 00:20:06.280 --> 00:20:08.110
  • believe I have wisdom, I'll know
  • 00:20:08.110 --> 00:20:09.220
  • what to do and when to do it."
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  • As it relates to healing, you
  • 00:20:11.250 --> 00:20:13.020
  • don't say, "Oh, man, I feel so
  • 00:20:13.020 --> 00:20:15.070
  • sick.
  • 00:20:15.070 --> 00:20:16.150
  • Oh man, I hope I get better
  • 00:20:16.150 --> 00:20:18.000
  • someday."
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  • You don't say that, you say,
  • 00:20:18.220 --> 00:20:20.000
  • "Lord, thank you, I believe I
  • 00:20:20.000 --> 00:20:21.100
  • received my healing."
  • 00:20:21.100 --> 00:20:22.250
  • Now, you don't deny symptoms,
  • 00:20:22.250 --> 00:20:24.160
  • you don't deny the experiences
  • 00:20:24.160 --> 00:20:26.060
  • you're having, but those don't
  • 00:20:26.060 --> 00:20:28.000
  • get the final say.
  • 00:20:28.000 --> 00:20:29.150
  • You could say something like,
  • 00:20:29.150 --> 00:20:30.110
  • "Man, this cold is sure trying
  • 00:20:31.090 --> 00:20:34.090
  • to attack my body."
  • 00:20:34.090 --> 00:20:36.150
  • "This flu is sure trying to keep
  • 00:20:36.150 --> 00:20:38.020
  • me down."
  • 00:20:38.020 --> 00:20:38.290
  • "This particular disease is sure
  • 00:20:38.290 --> 00:20:40.100
  • trying to flare up some
  • 00:20:40.100 --> 00:20:41.170
  • symptoms, but I believe, I'm
  • 00:20:41.170 --> 00:20:43.180
  • calling things that are not as
  • 00:20:43.180 --> 00:20:45.200
  • though they were.
  • 00:20:45.200 --> 00:20:46.120
  • I call my body healed."
  • 00:20:46.120 --> 00:20:48.010
  • I don't call what is not as
  • 00:20:48.010 --> 00:20:50.200
  • though it is.
  • 00:20:50.200 --> 00:20:51.100
  • So, we can learn a lot about how
  • 00:20:51.100 --> 00:20:53.210
  • we speak as it relates to faith
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  • by looking at the Lord.
  • 00:20:55.230 --> 00:20:57.040
  • God says in Romans 14 about the
  • 00:20:57.040 --> 00:20:59.010
  • Lord, it says that God who calls
  • 00:20:59.010 --> 00:21:00.220
  • things that be not as though
  • 00:21:00.220 --> 00:21:02.290
  • they were, that's the right way
  • 00:21:02.290 --> 00:21:04.260
  • to do it.
  • 00:21:04.260 --> 00:21:05.170
  • Nowhere does the Bible say to
  • 00:21:05.170 --> 00:21:07.060
  • call things that are as though
  • 00:21:07.060 --> 00:21:09.050
  • they're not.
  • 00:21:09.050 --> 00:21:10.080
  • So, in other words, we don't
  • 00:21:10.080 --> 00:21:11.010
  • say, "I'm not sick, I'm not
  • 00:21:11.010 --> 00:21:12.080
  • sick, I'm not sick," we don't
  • 00:21:12.080 --> 00:21:13.120
  • say that, because if you're
  • 00:21:13.120 --> 00:21:15.130
  • sick, you don't have to call
  • 00:21:15.130 --> 00:21:16.100
  • what is as though it's not, but
  • 00:21:16.100 --> 00:21:18.140
  • you do, by faith, call what is
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  • not as though it is.
  • 00:21:20.170 --> 00:21:22.100
  • So, you say, "I call my body
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  • healed.
  • 00:21:23.190 --> 00:21:25.030
  • I call my mind full of God's
  • 00:21:25.030 --> 00:21:26.240
  • wisdom.
  • 00:21:26.240 --> 00:21:27.280
  • I call my heart full of peace."
  • 00:21:27.280 --> 00:21:29.270
  • In other words, you call what is
  • 00:21:29.270 --> 00:21:31.220
  • not as it is, as though it were.
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  • You're doing that by faith, why?
  • 00:21:35.100 --> 00:21:36.270
  • Because you prayed, and you
  • 00:21:36.270 --> 00:21:38.050
  • prayed in faith.
  • 00:21:38.050 --> 00:21:38.250
  • You asked the Lord for his
  • 00:21:38.250 --> 00:21:39.200
  • promises, so you believe you
  • 00:21:39.200 --> 00:21:40.220
  • receive 'em, so if we actually
  • 00:21:40.220 --> 00:21:42.050
  • believed I received 'em, I'm not
  • 00:21:42.050 --> 00:21:43.150
  • gonna start talking doubt and
  • 00:21:43.150 --> 00:21:44.100
  • unbelief afterwards, then that
  • 00:21:44.100 --> 00:21:45.190
  • just basically says I didn't
  • 00:21:45.190 --> 00:21:47.000
  • believe I received what I just
  • 00:21:47.000 --> 00:21:48.220
  • said I believed I received.
  • 00:21:48.220 --> 00:21:49.250
  • Can you see the distinction?
  • 00:21:49.250 --> 00:21:51.230
  • Now, it's not minor, it might
  • 00:21:51.230 --> 00:21:53.260
  • seem minor but it's not.
  • 00:21:53.260 --> 00:21:54.280
  • When it comes to the prayer of
  • 00:21:54.280 --> 00:21:55.220
  • faith, just get in the
  • 00:21:55.220 --> 00:21:56.210
  • habit--here's a good rule of
  • 00:21:56.210 --> 00:21:58.110
  • thumb.
  • 00:21:58.110 --> 00:21:59.010
  • Get in the habit of only saying
  • 00:21:59.010 --> 00:22:00.220
  • what you believe.
  • 00:22:00.220 --> 00:22:02.090
  • Rather than just saying things
  • 00:22:02.090 --> 00:22:03.160
  • you don't believe, "Oh, I don't
  • 00:22:03.160 --> 00:22:04.110
  • believe that," well, then just
  • 00:22:04.110 --> 00:22:05.160
  • say what you believe, and it'll
  • 00:22:05.160 --> 00:22:06.240
  • help your faith life and your
  • 00:22:06.240 --> 00:22:08.120
  • prayer life, alright?
  • 00:22:08.120 --> 00:22:09.140
  • In fact, in Mark 11:23, Jesus
  • 00:22:09.140 --> 00:22:11.140
  • said this, "For assuredly I say
  • 00:22:11.150 --> 00:22:14.150
  • to you, whoever says to this
  • 00:22:14.150 --> 00:22:16.280
  • mountain, 'Be removed and be
  • 00:22:16.280 --> 00:22:17.290
  • cast into the sea,' and does not
  • 00:22:17.290 --> 00:22:19.200
  • doubt in his heart, but believes
  • 00:22:19.200 --> 00:22:21.240
  • the things he says will be done,
  • 00:22:21.240 --> 00:22:24.030
  • he will have what he says."
  • 00:22:24.030 --> 00:22:26.240
  • "Whoever says to this mountain,
  • 00:22:26.240 --> 00:22:28.280
  • 'Be cast into the sea,' and does
  • 00:22:28.280 --> 00:22:30.170
  • not doubt in his heart what he
  • 00:22:30.170 --> 00:22:33.010
  • says will be done, he will have
  • 00:22:33.010 --> 00:22:35.100
  • whatever he says."
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  • Do you see there's a thing here,
  • 00:22:36.090 --> 00:22:37.190
  • there's a pattern in this
  • 00:22:37.190 --> 00:22:38.130
  • passage?
  • 00:22:38.130 --> 00:22:39.030
  • Three times, Jesus talked about
  • 00:22:39.030 --> 00:22:40.070
  • what we say.
  • 00:22:40.070 --> 00:22:41.050
  • Once in Mark 11:23 he talked
  • 00:22:41.050 --> 00:22:43.070
  • about what we believe, which,
  • 00:22:43.070 --> 00:22:45.110
  • some have put it this way, that
  • 00:22:45.110 --> 00:22:47.040
  • means what we say is three times
  • 00:22:47.040 --> 00:22:49.090
  • more important than what we
  • 00:22:49.090 --> 00:22:50.030
  • believe.
  • 00:22:50.030 --> 00:22:51.090
  • What we believe is important,
  • 00:22:51.090 --> 00:22:52.260
  • but after you've prayed and
  • 00:22:52.260 --> 00:22:54.100
  • believed, what you say, faith in
  • 00:22:54.100 --> 00:22:56.100
  • confession, is huge, it's really
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  • important, so put a guard on
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  • your mouth, go--this is what
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  • you're doing, this is what you
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  • need to do.
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  • Put a guard on your mouth and
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  • only say what God says about the
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  • thing you just prayed about,
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  • amen?
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  • Alright, let's wrap up with
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  • this, faith and love.
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  • Faith works by love.
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  • "For in Christ Jesus, neither
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  • circumcision nor uncircumcision
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  • working through love."
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  • Our love walk, receiving God's
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  • love and then loving others is
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  • gonna help your faith work.
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  • Faith works, faith works, how?
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  • By love, stay in love.
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  • Love people, love God, don't
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  • allow bitterness, and
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  • and a bitter root, and a
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  • critical spirit, don't allow any
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  • of that in your heart, just
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  • don't allow it, kick it out and
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  • walk in love.
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  • Love believes the best, love
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  • looks for a way to do no harm to
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  • its neighbor, love says the
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  • best, love forgives.
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  • It doesn't mean love agrees, but
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  • love forgives.
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  • And just walk in love, man,
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  • you'll keep your heart at peace,
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  • and then you can have confidence
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  • before God that whatever you
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  • ask, you receive, because you
  • 00:24:06.190 --> 00:24:09.100
  • asked in faith, and you've
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  • believed.
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  • Okay, so let me take just a
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  • minute and take a little
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  • parenthetical thought here.
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  • When it comes to prayer, always
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  • make sure that you don't pray,
  • 00:24:17.250 --> 00:24:19.230
  • like, too hastily.
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  • In other words, you wanna pray
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  • in faith, right?
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  • You wanna pray according to his
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  • will, because we know if we pray
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  • anything according to his will,
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  • he hears us.
  • 00:24:26.250 --> 00:24:28.090
  • And if we know he hears us, we
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  • know we have the petitions we've
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  • desired, so the secret is to
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  • slow down a little bit on the
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  • front end, and get really
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  • crystal clear in your heart what
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  • do you believe, and what do you
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  • know?
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  • What do you know is his will,
  • 00:24:39.090 --> 00:24:40.280
  • and then do you believe it?
  • 00:24:40.280 --> 00:24:42.150
  • Like, you might know it's his
  • 00:24:42.150 --> 00:24:43.130
  • will, but you may not believe it
  • 00:24:43.130 --> 00:24:44.240
  • yet.
  • 00:24:44.240 --> 00:24:45.140
  • There have been seasons I've
  • 00:24:45.140 --> 00:24:46.080
  • been in, I said, "God, I know
  • 00:24:46.080 --> 00:24:47.100
  • it's your will, but I'm
  • 00:24:47.100 --> 00:24:48.130
  • struggling with doubt."
  • 00:24:48.130 --> 00:24:50.110
  • So, I can't pray in faith yet
  • 00:24:50.110 --> 00:24:51.260
  • until I spend more time in your
  • 00:24:51.260 --> 00:24:53.170
  • word, let faith come, let my
  • 00:24:53.170 --> 00:24:55.270
  • heart get saturated to the point
  • 00:24:55.270 --> 00:24:57.270
  • that now I know.
  • 00:24:57.270 --> 00:24:58.280
  • Yep, now I know, now I believe
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  • it, I got it, I got it, faith
  • 00:25:00.040 --> 00:25:01.150
  • came.
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  • Okay, I know your will, and now
  • 00:25:02.050 --> 00:25:03.250
  • I believe it, and then now I can
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  • pray, does that make sense?
  • 00:25:05.290 --> 00:25:07.160
  • yes, pray always, pray without
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  • ceasing, but at the very same
  • 00:25:10.150 --> 00:25:11.250
  • time, don't be so hasty and jump
  • 00:25:11.250 --> 00:25:14.020
  • into faithless prayers.
  • 00:25:14.020 --> 00:25:16.100
  • Really, in essence, hope-filled,
  • 00:25:16.100 --> 00:25:18.010
  • doubt-filled prayers that really
  • 00:25:18.010 --> 00:25:19.110
  • don't effectively work, you
  • 00:25:19.110 --> 00:25:20.290
  • don't get any results, and then
  • 00:25:20.290 --> 00:25:22.130
  • you get discouraged.
  • 00:25:22.130 --> 00:25:23.240
  • So, I hope that makes sense,
  • 00:25:23.240 --> 00:25:25.040
  • little rabbit trail there, but,
  • 00:25:25.040 --> 00:25:26.100
  • alright, so I look forward to
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  • seeing you in our next episode
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