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Salvation Creates Joyful Identity Part 2

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January 12, 2020
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Salvation Creates Joyful Identity Part 2

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  • [ENERGETIC MUSIC]
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  • [ENERGETIC MUSIC][MUSIC]
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: THAT'S WHAT
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  • - ERIC JOHNSON: THAT'S WHATSALVATION DOES.
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  • SALVATION DOES.IT ENABLES YOU TO GO BEYOND
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  • IT ENABLES YOU TO GO BEYONDWHAT THE LAW SAYS TO DO.
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  • WHAT THE LAW SAYS TO DO.AND, SOMETIMES, SALVATION
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  • AND, SOMETIMES, SALVATIONBECOMES A RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.
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  • BECOMES A RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.IT WAS NEVER DESIGNED TO BE A
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  • IT WAS NEVER DESIGNED TO BE ARELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.
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  • RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.HE BEGAN SOMETHING IN YOU AND
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  • HE BEGAN SOMETHING IN YOU ANDHE WILL COMPLETE IT.
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  • HE WILL COMPLETE IT.IN OTHER WORDS, THERE'S A LOT
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  • IN OTHER WORDS, THERE'S A LOTTHAT HAPPENS BETWEEN
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  • - ERIC: HI.
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  • - ERIC: HI.I'M ERIC JOHNSON, ONE OF THE
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  • I'M ERIC JOHNSON, ONE OF THEPASTORS AT BETHEL, HERE, IN
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  • PASTORS AT BETHEL, HERE, INREDDING, CALIFORNIA.
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  • REDDING, CALIFORNIA.AS A CHURCH FAMILY, WE ARE SO
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  • AS A CHURCH FAMILY, WE ARE SOEXCITED TO JOIN TBN IN ITS
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  • EXCITED TO JOIN TBN IN ITSMISSION TO ADVANCE THE KINGDOM
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  • MISSION TO ADVANCE THE KINGDOMOF GOD AROUND THE WORLD.
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  • OF GOD AROUND THE WORLD.AS WE CONTINUE OUR SERIES ON
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  • AS WE CONTINUE OUR SERIES ONTHE THEME "IDENTITY," I WANNA
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  • THE THEME "IDENTITY," I WANNASHARE PART TWO OF MY MESSAGE
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  • SHARE PART TWO OF MY MESSAGEWITH YOU, ENTITLED: SALVATION
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  • WITH YOU, ENTITLED: SALVATIONCREATES JOYFUL IDENTITY.
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  • CREATES JOYFUL IDENTITY.IN PART ONE, I HIGHLIGHTED THE
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  • IN PART ONE, I HIGHLIGHTED THEINCREDIBLE REALITY OF GOD'S
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  • INCREDIBLE REALITY OF GOD'SGRACE OVER OUR LIVES AND THAT
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  • GRACE OVER OUR LIVES AND THATWE'RE NO LONGER UNDER THE LAW,
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  • WE'RE NO LONGER UNDER THE LAW,BUT JUSTIFIED BY FAITH.
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  • BUT JUSTIFIED BY FAITH.TODAY, IN PART TWO, WE'RE GONNA
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  • TODAY, IN PART TWO, WE'RE GONNATALK ABOUT HOW SALVATION
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  • TALK ABOUT HOW SALVATIONENABLES US TO GO BEYOND WHAT
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  • ENABLES US TO GO BEYOND WHATTHE LAW SAYS TO DO.
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  • THE LAW SAYS TO DO.IT IS NOT ABOUT PARTICIPATING
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  • IT'S ABOUT RESPONDING
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  • IT'S ABOUT RESPONDINGACCORDINGLY TO THE GRACE THAT
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  • ACCORDINGLY TO THE GRACE THATHAS BEEN GIVEN TO US, AND
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  • IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO DO DEEPER
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  • IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO DO DEEPERINTO A TOPIC LIKE THIS, BE SURE
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  • INTO A TOPIC LIKE THIS, BE SURETO GET YOUR OWN COPY OF OUR
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  • TO GET YOUR OWN COPY OF OURBETHEL REVIVAL RESOURCES.
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  • BETHEL REVIVAL RESOURCES.I BELIEVE THESE TOOLS CAN HELP
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  • I BELIEVE THESE TOOLS CAN HELPYOU TO DEVELOP A GREATER
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  • YOU TO DEVELOP A GREATERUNDERSTANDING OF YOUR IDENTITY
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  • UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR IDENTITYIN CHRIST AND LIVE OUT YOUR
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  • IN CHRIST AND LIVE OUT YOURCALLING HERE ON EARTH.
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  • [APPLAUSE]
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  • "FOR YOU, BRETHREN, HAVE BEEN
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  • "FOR YOU, BRETHREN, HAVE BEENCALLED TO LIBERTY; ONLY DO NOT
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  • CALLED TO LIBERTY; ONLY DO NOTUSE LIBERTY AS AN OPPORTUNITY
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  • USE LIBERTY AS AN OPPORTUNITYFOR THE FLESH, BUT THROUGH LOVE
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  • FOR THE FLESH, BUT THROUGH LOVESERVE ONE ANOTHER."
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  • SERVE ONE ANOTHER."ONE OF THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS
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  • ONE OF THE BEAUTIFUL THINGSABOUT SALVATION, ABOUT GRACE,
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  • ABOUT SALVATION, ABOUT GRACE,ABOUT FREEDOM IN CHRIST, ONE OF
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  • ABOUT FREEDOM IN CHRIST, ONE OFMY MOST FAVORITE THINGS, IS
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  • MY MOST FAVORITE THINGS, ISWHAT-- IS THAT IT ACTUALLY
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  • WHAT-- IS THAT IT ACTUALLYENABLES YOU TO DO THINGS THAT
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  • ENABLES YOU TO DO THINGS THATYOU WERE NOT ABLE TO DO PRIOR.
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  • YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO DO PRIOR.GRACE IS A HIGHER STANDARD THAN
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  • GRACE IS A HIGHER STANDARD THANTHE LAW -- NOT JUST IN THE
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  • THE LAW -- NOT JUST IN THESENSE THAT "DO NOT MURDER, DO
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  • SENSE THAT "DO NOT MURDER, DONOT STEAL, DO NOT DO THESE
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  • NOT STEAL, DO NOT DO THESETHINGS."
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  • THINGS."THERE'S A CONVERSATION JESUS
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  • THERE'S A CONVERSATION JESUSHAS WITH HIS DISCIPLES.
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  • HAS WITH HIS DISCIPLES.HE SAYS: LISTEN, IF SOMEONE
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  • HE SAYS: LISTEN, IF SOMEONESAID, 'GO A MILE,' GO THE
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  • SAID, 'GO A MILE,' GO THEEXTRA.
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  • EXTRA.IF THEY ASK FOR YOUR COAT,
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  • IF THEY ASK FOR YOUR COAT,GIVE 'EM TWO.
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  • GIVE 'EM TWO.SO, THESE AREN'T "DO NOT
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  • SO, THESE AREN'T "DO NOTMURDER" COMMANDS.
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  • MURDER" COMMANDS.WHAT'S HE SAYING?
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  • WHAT'S HE SAYING?HE'S SAYING: LISTEN, THE LAW
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  • HE'S SAYING: LISTEN, THE LAWSAYS YOU CAN ONLY DO THIS MUCH.
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  • SAYS YOU CAN ONLY DO THIS MUCH.I TELL YOU YOU CAN DO MORE.
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  • I TELL YOU YOU CAN DO MORE.SO, IN THIS CONTEXT-- BECAUSE
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  • SO, IN THIS CONTEXT-- BECAUSEPEOPLE WERE EXPERIENCING
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  • PEOPLE WERE EXPERIENCINGFREEDOM WITH CHRIST THAT
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  • FREEDOM WITH CHRIST THATCAN BE MISUSED.
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  • CAN BE MISUSED."OH, I CAN NOW DO WHATEVER I
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  • "OH, I CAN NOW DO WHATEVER IWANT TO DO.
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  • WANT TO DO.I CAN FULFILL THE LUST OF MY
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  • I CAN FULFILL THE LUST OF MYFLESH BECAUSE NO LAW IS TELLING
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  • FLESH BECAUSE NO LAW IS TELLINGME WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF,
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  • SO, I AM AT LIBERTY TO DO
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  • SO, I AM AT LIBERTY TO DOWHATEVER I FEEL LIKE DOING."
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  • WHATEVER I FEEL LIKE DOING."AND IT WAS A MISUSE OF THE
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  • AND IT WAS A MISUSE OF THEFREEDOM IN CHRIST.
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  • FREEDOM IN CHRIST.AND PAUL'S SAYING: NO, NO --
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  • AND PAUL'S SAYING: NO, NO --THAT'S NOT HOW IT WORK.
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  • THAT'S NOT HOW IT WORK.THAT FREEDOM YOU HAVE IN CHRIST
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  • THAT FREEDOM YOU HAVE IN CHRISTIS SO YOU CAN ACTUALLY LOVE
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  • IS SO YOU CAN ACTUALLY LOVEPEOPLE MORE THAN YOU WERE ABLE
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  • PEOPLE MORE THAN YOU WERE ABLETO BEFORE.
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  • TO BEFORE.YOU HAVE FULL PERMISSION
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  • YOU HAVE FULL PERMISSIONTO GO BEYOND.
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  • TO GO BEYOND.SO, THIS IS WHY GENEROSITY
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  • SO, THIS IS WHY GENEROSITYIS A HUGE WORD.
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  • IS A HUGE WORD.IT'S LIKE: LISTEN, NO ONE SAID
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  • IT'S LIKE: LISTEN, NO ONE SAIDYOU CAN ONLY GIVE $5.
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  • YOU CAN ONLY GIVE $5.GO BEYOND THAT.
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  • GO BEYOND THAT.IT'S LIKE: YOU DON'T EVEN
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  • IT'S LIKE: YOU DON'T EVENHAVE TO--
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  • HAVE TO--THAT'S WHY I LOVE THE
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  • THAT'S WHY I LOVE THERESTAURANT INDUSTRY -- 15
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  • RESTAURANT INDUSTRY -- 15PERCENT IS FOR THE TIP.
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  • PERCENT IS FOR THE TIP.I'M LIKE PFFFFT.
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  • I'M LIKE PFFFFT.FORGET THAT.
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  • FORGET THAT.THAT'S NOTHING.
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  • THAT'S NOTHING.WE'RE GONNA GO 50 PERCENT.
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  • WE'RE GONNA GO 50 PERCENT.THAT'S WHAT SALVATION DOES.
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  • THAT'S WHAT SALVATION DOES.IT ENABLES YOU TO GO BEYOND
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  • IT ENABLES YOU TO GO BEYONDWHAT THE LAW SAYS TO DO.
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  • WHAT THE LAW SAYS TO DO.AND SO, PAUL SAYS: LISTEN, THIS
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  • AND SO, PAUL SAYS: LISTEN, THISTHING YOU HAVE IS ACTUALLY
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  • THING YOU HAVE IS ACTUALLYDESIGNED SO YOU CAN LOVE PEOPLE
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  • DESIGNED SO YOU CAN LOVE PEOPLEMORE THAN YOU WERE ABLE
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  • MORE THAN YOU WERE ABLETO BEFORE.
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  • TO BEFORE.AND I THINK IT'S A REAL GOOD,
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  • AND I THINK IT'S A REAL GOOD,UH-- TO ME, IT'S A CHECKS
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  • UH-- TO ME, IT'S A CHECKSAND BALANCES.
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  • AND BALANCES.IT'S SAYING: OKAY, THIS
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  • IT'S SAYING: OKAY, THISSALVATION, THIS FREEDOM I HAVE
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  • SALVATION, THIS FREEDOM I HAVEIN CHRIST IS NOT-- IS NOT JUST
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  • IN CHRIST IS NOT-- IS NOT JUSTFOR ME TO KIND OF FULFILL EVERY
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  • FOR ME TO KIND OF FULFILL EVERYDESIRE OF MY HEART.
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  • DESIRE OF MY HEART.NO, NO -- IT ACTUALLY ENABLES
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  • NO, NO -- IT ACTUALLY ENABLESME TO HELP YOU, TO HELP YOU,
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  • ME TO HELP YOU, TO HELP YOU,TO HELP YOU.
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  • TO HELP YOU.IT HELPS ME TO BE A
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  • IT HELPS ME TO BE ABETTER HUSBAND.
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  • BETTER HUSBAND.IT HELPS ME TO BE A BETTER
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  • IT HELPS ME TO BE A BETTERFATHER, A BETTER LEADER, A
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  • FATHER, A BETTER LEADER, ABETTER PERSON.
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  • BETTER PERSON.IT ENABLES ME TO DO THINGS I
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  • IT ENABLES ME TO DO THINGS IWAS NOT ABLE TO DO BEFORE.
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  • WAS NOT ABLE TO DO BEFORE.OKAY.
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  • OKAY.NOW, LET'S TALK ABOUT A LITTLE
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  • NOW, LET'S TALK ABOUT A LITTLEBIT OF THE PROCESS AND
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  • BIT OF THE PROCESS ANDTHE JOURNEY.
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  • THE JOURNEY.JUST GIVE ME A LITTLE BIT MORE
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  • JUST GIVE ME A LITTLE BIT MORETIME, HERE.
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  • TIME, HERE.AND, I WANNA TALK ABOUT--
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  • AND, I WANNA TALK ABOUT--BECAUSE THIS IS WHEN I THINK
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  • BECAUSE THIS IS WHEN I THINKWE...WE OFTEN GET HUNG UP ON,
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  • WE...WE OFTEN GET HUNG UP ON,SOMETIMES.
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  • SOMETIMES.I BELIEVE IN SALVATION.
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  • I BELIEVE IN SALVATION.I BELIEVE MY SINS ARE FORGIVEN.
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  • I BELIEVE MY SINS ARE FORGIVEN.I BELIEVE I'M A
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  • I BELIEVE I'M ANEW CREATION.
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  • NEW CREATION.MY IDENTITY'S IN CHRIST -- ALL
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  • MY IDENTITY'S IN CHRIST -- ALLTHESE THINGS.
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  • THESE THINGS.BUT YET, WHY DO I FEEL LIKE
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  • BUT YET, WHY DO I FEEL LIKETHERE'S CERTAIN AREAS OF MY
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  • THERE'S CERTAIN AREAS OF MYLIFE THAT I FALL SHORT, I DON'T
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  • LIFE THAT I FALL SHORT, I DON'TEXPERIENCE IT IN THAT AREA
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  • EXPERIENCE IT IN THAT AREAOF MY LIFE?
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  • OF MY LIFE?AND THIS IS A HARD ONE.
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  • AND THIS IS A HARD ONE.I'LL DO MY BEST TO HELP.
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  • I'LL DO MY BEST TO HELP.IT'S A PROCESS.
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  • THERE'S A PASSAGE IN
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  • THERE'S A PASSAGE INGALATIANS 4:19.
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  • GALATIANS 4:19.IT SAYS THIS.
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  • IT SAYS THIS.YOU CAN WRITE IT DOWN FOR
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  • YOU CAN WRITE IT DOWN FORYOUR NOTES.
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  • YOUR NOTES.IT SAYS CHRIST IS BEING
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  • IT SAYS CHRIST IS BEINGFORMED IN YOU.
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  • FORMED IN YOU.THAT VERSE LIBERATES ME
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  • THAT VERSE LIBERATES MESO MUCH.
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  • SO MUCH.BECAUSE IT'S AN ACTION
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  • BECAUSE IT'S AN ACTIONIT'S AN ONGOING THAT CHRIST IS
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  • IT'S AN ONGOING THAT CHRIST ISACTUALLY BEING FORMED IN YOU,
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  • ACTUALLY BEING FORMED IN YOU,THAT I AM BEING SHAPED, I AM
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  • THAT I AM BEING SHAPED, I AMBEING FORMED OVER TIME.
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  • BEING FORMED OVER TIME.IN PHILIPPIANS 1:6, PAUL SAYS
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  • IN PHILIPPIANS 1:6, PAUL SAYSTHIS, HE SAYS: "...HE WHO
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  • THIS, HE SAYS: "...HE WHOBEGAN A GOOD WORK IN YOU WILL
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  • BEGAN A GOOD WORK IN YOU WILLCOMPLETE IT..."
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  • COMPLETE IT..."THAT, TO ME, GOES: OH, THIS
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  • THAT, TO ME, GOES: OH, THISHELPS SO MUCH!
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  • HELPS SO MUCH!IT HELP SO MUCH WHY?
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  • IT HELP SO MUCH WHY?BECAUSE HE BEGAN SOMETHING IN
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  • BECAUSE HE BEGAN SOMETHING INYOU AND HE WILL COMPLETE IT.
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  • YOU AND HE WILL COMPLETE IT.IN OTHER WORDS, THERE'S A LOT
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  • IN OTHER WORDS, THERE'S A LOTTHAT HAPPENS BETWEEN
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  • THAT HAPPENS BETWEENTHOSE TWO POINTS.
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  • THOSE TWO POINTS.HE BEGAN IT AND HE WILL
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  • HE BEGAN IT AND HE WILLCOMPLETE IT.
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  • COMPLETE IT.NOW, HERE'S THE CHALLENGE FOR
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  • NOW, HERE'S THE CHALLENGE FORUS: OUR DEFINITION OF
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  • US: OUR DEFINITION OFCOMPLETION IS OFTEN NOT THE
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  • COMPLETION IS OFTEN NOT THESAME AS GOD'S DEFINITION
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  • AND HERE'S THE OTHER CHALLENGE
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  • AND HERE'S THE OTHER CHALLENGEWE HAVE-- AND IN OUR WORLDVIEW,
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  • WE HAVE-- AND IN OUR WORLDVIEW,IN OUR WESTERN MINDSET, IN OUR
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  • IN OUR WESTERN MINDSET, IN OURENGLISH LANGUAGE, IF THAT'S
  • 00:05:52.037 --> 00:05:53.238
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE, IF THAT'SYOUR MAIN LANGUAGE, COMPLETION
  • 00:05:53.238 --> 00:05:54.773
  • YOUR MAIN LANGUAGE, COMPLETIONIS ALWAYS SOMETHING
  • 00:05:54.773 --> 00:05:55.774
  • IS ALWAYS SOMETHINGDOWN THE ROAD.
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  • DOWN THE ROAD.IT'S ALWAYS LIKE IT'S A POINT
  • 00:05:57.209 --> 00:05:59.177
  • IT'S ALWAYS LIKE IT'S A POINTDOWN THERE.
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  • DOWN THERE.AND WE OFTEN SAY: IT'S WHEN
  • 00:06:00.011 --> 00:06:01.380
  • AND WE OFTEN SAY: IT'S WHENPERFECT IS-- THERE'S
  • 00:06:01.380 --> 00:06:03.415
  • PERFECT IS-- THERE'SNOTHING WRONG.
  • 00:06:03.415 --> 00:06:05.150
  • NOTHING WRONG.AND WE'RE ALWAYS, LIKE, TRYING
  • 00:06:05.150 --> 00:06:05.984
  • AND WE'RE ALWAYS, LIKE, TRYINGTO GET TO COMPLETION.
  • 00:06:05.984 --> 00:06:07.986
  • TO GET TO COMPLETION.NOW, HERE'S THE CHALLENGE WITH
  • 00:06:07.986 --> 00:06:09.221
  • NOW, HERE'S THE CHALLENGE WITHTHAT IS THAT: IS SUCCESS THAT
  • 00:06:09.221 --> 00:06:11.890
  • THAT IS THAT: IS SUCCESS THATPOINT OUT THERE?
  • 00:06:11.890 --> 00:06:15.093
  • POINT OUT THERE?OR IS SUCCESS THE PROCESS?
  • 00:06:15.093 --> 00:06:18.563
  • OR IS SUCCESS THE PROCESS?I HOPE THIS HELPS AT LEAST ONE
  • 00:06:18.563 --> 00:06:21.199
  • AND THE REASON WHY IS THIS: IS
  • 00:06:22.467 --> 00:06:23.201
  • AND THE REASON WHY IS THIS: ISI THINK SOME OF US ARE IN THIS,
  • 00:06:23.201 --> 00:06:24.369
  • I THINK SOME OF US ARE IN THIS,LIKE, SALVATION JOURNEY.
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  • LIKE, SALVATION JOURNEY.WE'RE WORKING OUT OUR
  • 00:06:24.936 --> 00:06:25.904
  • WE'RE WORKING OUT OURSALVATION, AS THE APOSTLE PAUL
  • 00:06:25.904 --> 00:06:27.072
  • SALVATION, AS THE APOSTLE PAULTALKS ABOUT.
  • 00:06:27.072 --> 00:06:28.407
  • TALKS ABOUT.WE'RE WORKING OUT OUR SALVATION
  • 00:06:28.407 --> 00:06:30.108
  • WE'RE WORKING OUT OUR SALVATIONWITH TEARS, WITH JOY, WITH
  • 00:06:30.108 --> 00:06:31.777
  • WITH TEARS, WITH JOY, WITHTREMBLING, AND ALL
  • 00:06:31.777 --> 00:06:32.811
  • TREMBLING, AND ALLTHOSE THINGS.
  • 00:06:32.811 --> 00:06:34.312
  • THOSE THINGS.BUT WE'RE ALWAYS LIKE: I'M
  • 00:06:34.312 --> 00:06:35.747
  • BUT WE'RE ALWAYS LIKE: I'MNOT THERE YET.
  • 00:06:35.747 --> 00:06:37.883
  • NOT THERE YET.IT'S LIKE THIS THING OUT THERE
  • 00:06:37.883 --> 00:06:39.151
  • IT'S LIKE THIS THING OUT THEREAND I'M NOT THERE YET.
  • 00:06:39.151 --> 00:06:40.318
  • AND I'M NOT THERE YET.AND WHAT PAUL DOES -- HE KIND
  • 00:06:40.318 --> 00:06:42.020
  • AND WHAT PAUL DOES -- HE KINDOF JUST-- HE KIND OF JUST TAKES
  • 00:06:42.020 --> 00:06:43.021
  • OF JUST-- HE KIND OF JUST TAKESTHE AIR OUT OF THE ROOM.
  • 00:06:43.021 --> 00:06:44.156
  • THE AIR OUT OF THE ROOM.HE SAID: LISTEN -- HE BEGAN IT;
  • 00:06:44.156 --> 00:06:45.457
  • HE SAID: LISTEN -- HE BEGAN IT;HE WILL COMPLETE IT.
  • 00:06:45.457 --> 00:06:46.558
  • HE WILL COMPLETE IT.THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO
  • 00:06:46.558 --> 00:06:47.092
  • THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DOABOUT IT.
  • 00:06:47.092 --> 00:06:48.026
  • ABOUT IT.THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO
  • 00:06:48.026 --> 00:06:49.828
  • THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO TOGET THERE.
  • 00:06:49.828 --> 00:06:51.596
  • GET THERE.SO, IT BRINGS UP THE QUESTION:
  • 00:06:51.596 --> 00:06:53.231
  • SO, IT BRINGS UP THE QUESTION:WILL, WHAT IS SUCCESS, THEN?
  • 00:06:53.231 --> 00:06:55.200
  • WILL, WHAT IS SUCCESS, THEN?DO I JUST SIT AND WAIT?
  • 00:06:55.200 --> 00:06:58.036
  • DO I JUST SIT AND WAIT?THE ANSWER'S NO TO THAT.
  • 00:06:58.036 --> 00:06:59.137
  • THE ANSWER'S NO TO THAT.BUT, WHAT DO I DO?
  • 00:06:59.137 --> 00:07:00.705
  • BUT, WHAT DO I DO?DO I JUST KIND OF WAIT TILL HE
  • 00:07:00.705 --> 00:07:02.808
  • NO, YOU DON'T.
  • 00:07:03.942 --> 00:07:05.944
  • NO, YOU DON'T.THERE ACTUALLY IS
  • 00:07:05.944 --> 00:07:06.445
  • THERE ACTUALLY ISSOMETHING THAT YOU
  • 00:07:06.445 --> 00:07:09.614
  • SOMETHING THAT YOUAND I CAN ENGAGE IN.
  • 00:07:09.614 --> 00:07:10.315
  • AND I CAN ENGAGE IN.AND THAT IS TO UNDERSTAND THAT
  • 00:07:10.315 --> 00:07:11.616
  • AND THAT IS TO UNDERSTAND THATSUCCESS IS: ARE YOU FAITHFUL IN
  • 00:07:11.616 --> 00:07:20.125
  • SUCCESS IS: ARE YOU FAITHFUL INTHE PROCESS?
  • 00:07:20.125 --> 00:07:20.692
  • THE PROCESS?ARE YOU FAITHFUL IN
  • 00:07:20.692 --> 00:07:22.127
  • ARE YOU FAITHFUL INTHE PROCESS?
  • 00:07:22.127 --> 00:07:27.666
  • THE PROCESS?AND SO, WE LOOK AT DIFFERENT
  • 00:07:27.666 --> 00:07:28.600
  • AND SO, WE LOOK AT DIFFERENTTHINGS LIKE OFFENSE.
  • 00:07:28.600 --> 00:07:29.701
  • THINGS LIKE OFFENSE.YOU KNOW, I LOVE WHEN PEOPLE
  • 00:07:29.701 --> 00:07:30.368
  • YOU KNOW, I LOVE WHEN PEOPLESAY, "I DON'T GET OFFENDED."
  • 00:07:30.368 --> 00:07:31.069
  • SAY, "I DON'T GET OFFENDED."AND I SAY, "WELL, YOU PROBABLY
  • 00:07:31.069 --> 00:07:31.703
  • AND I SAY, "WELL, YOU PROBABLYHAVEN'T HAD AN OPPORTUNITY
  • 00:07:31.703 --> 00:07:32.103
  • HAVEN'T HAD AN OPPORTUNITYRECENTLY."
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  • RECENTLY."[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]AND IT'S LIKE THIS-- OKAY, NOW,
  • 00:07:36.241 --> 00:07:36.775
  • AND IT'S LIKE THIS-- OKAY, NOW,I'LL JUST TALK
  • 00:07:36.775 --> 00:07:37.876
  • I'LL JUST TALKFROM MYSELF.
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  • FROM MYSELF.DO I GET OFFENDED?
  • 00:07:38.410 --> 00:07:39.277
  • DO I GET OFFENDED?YES.
  • 00:07:39.277 --> 00:07:39.878
  • YES.DO I CONSIDER MYSELF AN
  • 00:07:39.878 --> 00:07:41.580
  • DO I CONSIDER MYSELF ANOFFENDED PERSON?
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  • OFFENDED PERSON?NO.
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  • NO.DO I GET TEMPTED?
  • 00:07:45.417 --> 00:07:46.551
  • DO I GET TEMPTED?YES.
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  • YES.DO I LIVE IN TEMPTATION?
  • 00:07:47.819 --> 00:07:49.221
  • DO I LIVE IN TEMPTATION?DO I LIVE IN THE SIN THAT THAT
  • 00:07:49.221 --> 00:07:50.388
  • DO I LIVE IN THE SIN THAT THATTEMPTATION CREATES?
  • 00:07:50.388 --> 00:07:52.858
  • TEMPTATION CREATES?NO.
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  • NO.LIFE IS THE JOURNEY.
  • 00:07:54.459 --> 00:07:57.195
  • LIFE IS THE JOURNEY.AND YOU'RE GOING TO WALK DOWN
  • 00:07:57.195 --> 00:07:58.630
  • AND YOU'RE GOING TO WALK DOWNTHE ROAD EVERY DAY AND THERE'S
  • 00:07:58.630 --> 00:07:59.698
  • THE ROAD EVERY DAY AND THERE'SGOING TO BE MOMENTS,
  • 00:07:59.698 --> 00:08:02.400
  • GOING TO BE MOMENTS,OPPORTUNITIES THAT WILL HAVE
  • 00:08:02.400 --> 00:08:04.836
  • OPPORTUNITIES THAT WILL HAVETHE OPPORTUNITY TO DERAIL YOU.
  • 00:08:04.836 --> 00:08:06.705
  • THE OPPORTUNITY TO DERAIL YOU.BUT IF YOU'RE FAITHFUL IN THE
  • 00:08:06.705 --> 00:08:08.840
  • BUT IF YOU'RE FAITHFUL IN THEPROCESS AND STAY TRUE, THEN
  • 00:08:08.840 --> 00:08:11.309
  • PROCESS AND STAY TRUE, THENTHAT'S SUCCESS.
  • 00:08:11.309 --> 00:08:13.912
  • THAT'S SUCCESS.AND, FOR ME, I DON'T-- I DON'T
  • 00:08:13.912 --> 00:08:15.647
  • AND, FOR ME, I DON'T-- I DON'TKNOW IF THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT IT
  • 00:08:15.647 --> 00:08:18.350
  • KNOW IF THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT ITIS -- SALVATION TO CREATE
  • 00:08:18.350 --> 00:08:20.018
  • IS -- SALVATION TO CREATEJOYFUL IDENTITY -- BUT, FOR ME,
  • 00:08:20.018 --> 00:08:21.119
  • JOYFUL IDENTITY -- BUT, FOR ME,I'M A VERY HAPPY PERSON, RIGHT
  • 00:08:21.119 --> 00:08:22.220
  • I'M A VERY HAPPY PERSON, RIGHTNOW, BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IT'S A
  • 00:08:22.220 --> 00:08:23.221
  • NOW, BECAUSE I KNOW THAT IT'S APROCESS, IT'S A JOURNEY, AND
  • 00:08:23.221 --> 00:08:26.124
  • PROCESS, IT'S A JOURNEY, ANDIT'S SOMETHING--
  • 00:08:26.124 --> 00:08:27.359
  • IT'S SOMETHING--OKAY, SUCCESS ISN'T SO MUCH
  • 00:08:27.359 --> 00:08:29.361
  • OKAY, SUCCESS ISN'T SO MUCHABOUT THAT POINT OUT THERE.
  • 00:08:29.361 --> 00:08:30.795
  • ABOUT THAT POINT OUT THERE.IT'S ACTUALLY: HOW AM I DOING
  • 00:08:30.795 --> 00:08:31.863
  • IT'S ACTUALLY: HOW AM I DOINGWITH WHAT'S IN FRONT OF ME,
  • 00:08:31.863 --> 00:08:32.464
  • WITH WHAT'S IN FRONT OF ME,RIGHT NOW?
  • 00:08:32.464 --> 00:08:34.432
  • RIGHT NOW?AM I-- AM I-- I DON'T LIKE TO
  • 00:08:34.432 --> 00:08:36.268
  • AM I-- AM I-- I DON'T LIKE TOUSE THIS WORLD 'CAUSE IT CAN
  • 00:08:36.268 --> 00:08:37.736
  • USE THIS WORLD 'CAUSE IT CAN"MIS-IMPLY."
  • 00:08:37.736 --> 00:08:40.038
  • "MIS-IMPLY."BUT: AM I A BETTER PERSON TODAY
  • 00:08:40.038 --> 00:08:41.072
  • BUT: AM I A BETTER PERSON TODAYTHAN I WAS 10 YEARS AGO?
  • 00:08:41.072 --> 00:08:41.873
  • THAN I WAS 10 YEARS AGO?AM I ACTUALLY MOVING DOWN
  • 00:08:41.873 --> 00:08:42.974
  • AM I ACTUALLY MOVING DOWNTHIS ROAD?
  • 00:08:42.974 --> 00:08:44.342
  • THIS ROAD?AND I THINK ONE OF THE
  • 00:08:44.342 --> 00:08:45.644
  • AND I THINK ONE OF THECHALLENGES THAT WE HAVE IS WE
  • 00:08:45.644 --> 00:08:46.311
  • CHALLENGES THAT WE HAVE IS WELIKE TO MEASURE OURSELVES
  • 00:08:46.311 --> 00:08:48.580
  • LIKE TO MEASURE OURSELVESEVERY DAY.
  • 00:08:48.580 --> 00:08:49.247
  • EVERY DAY.WE LIKE TO MEASURE OURSELVES
  • 00:08:49.247 --> 00:08:50.048
  • WE LIKE TO MEASURE OURSELVESEVERY WEEK.
  • 00:08:50.048 --> 00:08:51.249
  • AND IT'S ONE OF THE WORST
  • 00:08:52.584 --> 00:08:53.485
  • AND IT'S ONE OF THE WORSTTHINGS WE CAN DO AS BELIEVERS
  • 00:08:53.485 --> 00:08:55.153
  • THINGS WE CAN DO AS BELIEVERSIS MEASURE OURSELF EVERY DAY.
  • 00:08:55.153 --> 00:08:56.187
  • IS MEASURE OURSELF EVERY DAY.I THINK PAUL EVEN SAID: LISTEN,
  • 00:08:56.187 --> 00:08:57.255
  • I THINK PAUL EVEN SAID: LISTEN,I DON'T JUDGE MYSELF, ANYMORE.
  • 00:08:57.255 --> 00:08:57.889
  • I DON'T JUDGE MYSELF, ANYMORE.I STOPPED JUDGING MYSELF
  • 00:08:57.889 --> 00:08:58.990
  • I STOPPED JUDGING MYSELFAWHILE AGO.
  • 00:08:58.990 --> 00:09:00.358
  • AWHILE AGO.'CAUSE HE REALIZED: LISTEN, IT
  • 00:09:00.358 --> 00:09:01.426
  • 'CAUSE HE REALIZED: LISTEN, ITDOESN'T HELP FOR-- TO MEASURE
  • 00:09:01.426 --> 00:09:03.295
  • DOESN'T HELP FOR-- TO MEASUREME.
  • 00:09:03.295 --> 00:09:04.129
  • ME.WELL, MY DAUGHTERS-- I HAVE
  • 00:09:04.129 --> 00:09:04.629
  • WELL, MY DAUGHTERS-- I HAVETWO DAUGHTERS.
  • 00:09:04.629 --> 00:09:05.664
  • TWO DAUGHTERS.THEY'RE 17 AND 15, SO THEY'RE
  • 00:09:05.664 --> 00:09:06.765
  • THEY'RE 17 AND 15, SO THEY'RETALL AS-- MY YOUNGEST IS
  • 00:09:06.765 --> 00:09:07.966
  • TALL AS-- MY YOUNGEST ISACTUALLY TALLER THAN ME, RIGHT
  • 00:09:07.966 --> 00:09:08.900
  • ACTUALLY TALLER THAN ME, RIGHTNOW, I THINK, WHEN I'M LIKE:
  • 00:09:08.900 --> 00:09:12.070
  • I'M HAVIN' TO GET USED TO THAT.
  • 00:09:13.438 --> 00:09:14.272
  • I'LL JUST PUT IT THAT WAY.
  • 00:09:14.272 --> 00:09:15.073
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:09:15.073 --> 00:09:15.740
  • BUT WHEN THEY WERE LITTLE --
  • 00:09:15.740 --> 00:09:16.374
  • AND THEY WERE OBVIOUSLY
  • 00:09:16.374 --> 00:09:17.809
  • STANDING AND WALKING -- AND,
  • 00:09:17.809 --> 00:09:19.711
  • UH, THEY-- YOU KNOW, THEY
  • 00:09:19.711 --> 00:09:21.780
  • WONDERED HOW TALL THEY WERE.
  • 00:09:21.780 --> 00:09:22.514
  • SO, I GET DOWN ON MY KNEES.
  • 00:09:22.514 --> 00:09:23.782
  • AND, IN OUR DOORWAY-- IN OUR
  • 00:09:23.782 --> 00:09:25.250
  • HOUSE IN WEAVERVILLE, WE HAD A
  • 00:09:25.250 --> 00:09:26.017
  • PANTRY WITH A DOORWAY.
  • 00:09:26.017 --> 00:09:27.552
  • AND I STAND UP AND I MARK A
  • 00:09:27.552 --> 00:09:29.387
  • PENCIL MARK ON THE DOOR JAM.
  • 00:09:29.387 --> 00:09:31.256
  • AND THEY'D STEP AWAY AND I'D
  • 00:09:31.256 --> 00:09:32.357
  • PUT "KENNEDY" AND I'D PUT
  • 00:09:32.357 --> 00:09:32.891
  • THE DATE.
  • 00:09:32.891 --> 00:09:34.726
  • AND I SAID, "KENNEDY, THAT'S
  • 00:09:34.726 --> 00:09:35.226
  • HOW TALL YOU ARE."
  • 00:09:35.226 --> 00:09:36.695
  • AND, SHE-- YOU KNOW, SHE'S
  • 00:09:36.695 --> 00:09:37.696
  • 1 1/2, 2 -- HOWEVER OLD SHE IS.
  • 00:09:37.696 --> 00:09:39.631
  • FIVE MINUTES LATER, "DAD,
  • 00:09:39.631 --> 00:09:40.999
  • MEASURE ME, AGAIN."
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  • [LIGHT LAUGHTER]
  • 00:09:42.200 --> 00:09:43.001
  • OKAY, SO I GO DOWN AND I
  • 00:09:43.001 --> 00:09:43.735
  • MEASURE IT.
  • 00:09:43.735 --> 00:09:45.570
  • SURE ENOUGH -- SAME SPOT.
  • 00:09:45.570 --> 00:09:47.205
  • AND THEN, HONESTLY, I THINK
  • 00:09:47.205 --> 00:09:48.807
  • THAT DAY SHE ASKED ME PROBABLY
  • 00:09:48.807 --> 00:09:50.075
  • AT LEAST THREE OR FOUR, MAYBE
  • 00:09:50.075 --> 00:09:51.009
  • FIVE TIMES, "DAD, MEASURE ME,
  • 00:09:51.009 --> 00:09:51.710
  • AGAIN."
  • 00:09:51.710 --> 00:09:52.677
  • AND I HAD TO KEEP REMINDING:
  • 00:09:52.677 --> 00:09:53.612
  • "HONEY, YOU DON'T GROW IN
  • 00:09:53.612 --> 00:09:55.180
  • YOU DON'T GROW IN A DAY."
  • 00:09:56.481 --> 00:09:57.082
  • YOU DON'T GROW IN A DAY."YOU DON'T--
  • 00:09:57.082 --> 00:09:57.916
  • YOU DON'T--WE HAVE TO, LIKE, WAIT A FEW
  • 00:09:57.916 --> 00:09:59.317
  • WE HAVE TO, LIKE, WAIT A FEWMONTHS, AT LEAST -- ESPECIALLY
  • 00:09:59.317 --> 00:10:00.719
  • MONTHS, AT LEAST -- ESPECIALLYFOR A CHILD, 'CAUSE THEY'RE
  • 00:10:00.719 --> 00:10:01.453
  • FOR A CHILD, 'CAUSE THEY'REGROWING A LOT AND SO MUCH.
  • 00:10:01.453 --> 00:10:02.854
  • GROWING A LOT AND SO MUCH.MY POINT IS THIS -- IS
  • 00:10:02.854 --> 00:10:03.989
  • MY POINT IS THIS -- ISSOMETIMES WE HAVE A TENDENCY
  • 00:10:03.989 --> 00:10:04.923
  • SOMETIMES WE HAVE A TENDENCYTO MEASURE OURSELVES: HOW ARE
  • 00:10:04.923 --> 00:10:05.624
  • TO MEASURE OURSELVES: HOW AREWE DOING?
  • 00:10:05.624 --> 00:10:06.524
  • WE DOING?HOW ARE WE DOING?
  • 00:10:06.524 --> 00:10:07.258
  • HOW ARE WE DOING?AND I JUST WANNA CHALLENGE YOU:
  • 00:10:07.258 --> 00:10:07.692
  • AND I JUST WANNA CHALLENGE YOU:DON'T DO THAT.
  • 00:10:07.692 --> 00:10:10.028
  • DON'T DO THAT.DON'T MEASURE YOURSELF.
  • 00:10:10.028 --> 00:10:13.164
  • DON'T MEASURE YOURSELF.IN A WEEK.
  • 00:10:13.164 --> 00:10:14.165
  • IN A WEEK.IN TWO MONTHS.
  • 00:10:14.165 --> 00:10:16.034
  • IN TWO MONTHS.HONESTLY, IN A YEAR.
  • 00:10:16.034 --> 00:10:18.470
  • HONESTLY, IN A YEAR.I'M TRYING TO GET INTO-- I'M
  • 00:10:18.470 --> 00:10:19.571
  • I'M TRYING TO GET INTO-- I'MNOT MEASURING MYSELF UNTIL I
  • 00:10:19.571 --> 00:10:20.839
  • NOT MEASURING MYSELF UNTIL IKNOW THE SEASON'S CHANGED.
  • 00:10:20.839 --> 00:10:22.741
  • KNOW THE SEASON'S CHANGED.'CAUSE, SOMETIMES, THAT SEASON
  • 00:10:22.741 --> 00:10:26.344
  • 'CAUSE, SOMETIMES, THAT SEASON-- YOU'RE GETTING STRONGER IN
  • 00:10:26.344 --> 00:10:27.445
  • -- YOU'RE GETTING STRONGER INYOUR FAITH, YOU'RE GETTING
  • 00:10:27.445 --> 00:10:28.747
  • YOUR FAITH, YOU'RE GETTINGSTRONGER IN YOUR IDENTITY.
  • 00:10:28.747 --> 00:10:30.915
  • STRONGER IN YOUR IDENTITY.YOU'RE GOING THROUGH SOMETHING
  • 00:10:30.915 --> 00:10:32.017
  • YOU'RE GOING THROUGH SOMETHINGTHAT YOU DON'T LIKE.
  • 00:10:32.017 --> 00:10:33.018
  • THAT YOU DON'T LIKE.IT STINKS.
  • 00:10:33.018 --> 00:10:34.119
  • IT STINKS.YOU WANNA BAIL.
  • 00:10:34.119 --> 00:10:35.387
  • YOU WANNA BAIL.YOU WANNA BE DERAILED.
  • 00:10:35.387 --> 00:10:36.855
  • YOU WANNA BE DERAILED.YOU WANNA QUIT.
  • 00:10:36.855 --> 00:10:37.489
  • YOU WANNA QUIT.BUT, NOPE -- I'M GONNA BE
  • 00:10:37.489 --> 00:10:39.624
  • BUT, NOPE -- I'M GONNA BEFAITHFUL NO MATTER WHAT.
  • 00:10:39.624 --> 00:10:40.291
  • FAITHFUL NO MATTER WHAT.I'M GONNA STAY TRUE TO THIS.
  • 00:10:40.291 --> 00:10:43.595
  • I'M GONNA STAY TRUE TO THIS.AND ALL I KNOW IS THAT BY THE
  • 00:10:43.595 --> 00:10:45.196
  • AND ALL I KNOW IS THAT BY THETIME I GET THROUGH THAT SEASON,
  • 00:10:45.196 --> 00:10:46.498
  • TIME I GET THROUGH THAT SEASON,IT'S LIKE: OH, MY GOSH...I'M A
  • 00:10:46.498 --> 00:10:48.166
  • IT'S LIKE: OH, MY GOSH...I'M ACOMPLETELY DIFFERENT PERSON.
  • 00:10:48.166 --> 00:10:49.300
  • COMPLETELY DIFFERENT PERSON.IT'S ALMOST LIKE SALVATION TOOK
  • 00:10:49.300 --> 00:10:51.102
  • IT'S ALMOST LIKE SALVATION TOOKOVER ANOTHER CHUNK OF ME.
  • 00:10:51.102 --> 00:10:53.004
  • OVER ANOTHER CHUNK OF ME.IT'S ALMOST LIKE THE FREEDOM IN
  • 00:10:53.004 --> 00:10:54.673
  • IT'S ALMOST LIKE THE FREEDOM INCHRIST TOOK OVER ANOTHER
  • 00:10:54.673 --> 00:10:55.106
  • CHRIST TOOK OVER ANOTHERCHUNK IN ME.
  • 00:10:55.106 --> 00:10:56.975
  • CHUNK IN ME.AND I-- THE JOY IN THAT, FOR
  • 00:10:56.975 --> 00:10:58.243
  • AND I-- THE JOY IN THAT, FORME, IS HARD TO DESCRIBE.
  • 00:10:58.243 --> 00:10:59.978
  • ME, IS HARD TO DESCRIBE.THE JOY IN THE FACT OF
  • 00:10:59.978 --> 00:11:01.880
  • THE JOY IN THE FACT OFSALVATION CREATES THIS JOY IN
  • 00:11:01.880 --> 00:11:03.348
  • SALVATION CREATES THIS JOY INME, IT GIVES ME AN IDENTITY, IT
  • 00:11:03.348 --> 00:11:05.216
  • ME, IT GIVES ME AN IDENTITY, ITCREATES SOMETHING, I'M-- I
  • 00:11:05.216 --> 00:11:06.785
  • CREATES SOMETHING, I'M-- IBECOME EVEN MORE IMMOVABLE,
  • 00:11:06.785 --> 00:11:08.386
  • BECOME EVEN MORE IMMOVABLE,UNWAVERING, AND IT BECOMES
  • 00:11:08.386 --> 00:11:10.555
  • UNWAVERING, AND IT BECOMESSOMETHING.
  • 00:11:10.555 --> 00:11:13.124
  • THE JOY IN SALVATION
  • 00:11:14.292 --> 00:11:14.693
  • THE JOY IN SALVATIONIS ENDLESS.
  • 00:11:14.693 --> 00:11:15.126
  • IS ENDLESS.WHY?
  • 00:11:15.126 --> 00:11:15.827
  • WHY?BECAUSE THE GOD THAT BRINGS IT
  • 00:11:15.827 --> 00:11:17.228
  • ♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪
  • 00:11:23.435 --> 00:11:25.270
  • ♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪♪ LORD OF ALL ♪
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  • ♪ LORD OF ALL ♪[CLATTERING]
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  • [CLATTERING][GIGGLES]
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  • [GIGGLES][CLATTERING]
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  • [CLATTERING][LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]- DAUGHTER: MAMA, CAN YOU DANCE
  • 00:11:32.077 --> 00:11:32.544
  • - DAUGHTER: MAMA, CAN YOU DANCEWITH ME?
  • 00:11:32.544 --> 00:11:33.978
  • WITH ME?- MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!
  • 00:11:33.978 --> 00:11:36.681
  • - MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!OH...YEAH...
  • 00:11:36.681 --> 00:11:40.318
  • OH...YEAH...[MIRTHFUL SOUNDS]
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  • [MIRTHFUL SOUNDS][VOCALIZING]
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  • [VOCALIZING][BABY GIGGLING]
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: IN "KINGDOM
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  • INHERITANCE," BILL JOHNSON AND
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  • HIS FELLOW BETHEL TEACHERS
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  • REVEAL HOW TO EMBRACE AND WIELD
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  • THE AUTHORITY GOD HAS ALREADY
  • 00:11:55.133 --> 00:11:57.135
  • GIVEN YOU IN KING JESUS.
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  • THIS CD SET IS YOURS, TODAY, IN
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  • THANKS FOR ANY GIFT OF SUPPORT.
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  • SIX-MESSAGE DVD SET
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  • "SONS & DAUGHTERS," AND THE
  • 00:12:07.979 --> 00:12:10.548
  • "SUPERNATURAL WAYS OF ROYALTY"
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  • WORKBOOK TO TAKE YOU FARTHER IN
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  • REQUEST THESE POWERFULRESOURCES.
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  • RESOURCES.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKE
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  • - ANDREW TALLE: THE LORD SPOKETO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: I
  • 00:12:22.293 --> 00:12:23.695
  • TO ME REALLY STRONGLY THAT: IWANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.
  • 00:12:23.695 --> 00:12:25.797
  • WANT YOU TO DO A CODING SCHOOL.AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,
  • 00:12:25.797 --> 00:12:27.365
  • AND, I'LL TAKE CARE OF THE JOB,IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.
  • 00:12:27.365 --> 00:12:29.200
  • IF YOU FOLLOW THROUGH.AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THE
  • 00:12:29.200 --> 00:12:31.402
  • AFTER BETHEL TECH, I GOT THECALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THE
  • 00:12:31.402 --> 00:12:33.104
  • CALL TO COME OUT HERE TO THEBAY AREA AND START MY
  • 00:12:33.104 --> 00:12:34.639
  • BAY AREA AND START MYAPPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.
  • 00:12:34.639 --> 00:12:35.673
  • APPRENTICESHIP WITH IBM.AND THE LORD WANTS TO DO WHAT
  • 00:12:35.673 --> 00:12:38.810
  • AND THE LORD WANTS TO DO WHATHE DID WITH DANIEL.
  • 00:12:38.810 --> 00:12:39.511
  • HE DID WITH DANIEL.HE WANTS TO PUT HIS KIDS THAT
  • 00:12:39.511 --> 00:12:40.845
  • HE WANTS TO PUT HIS KIDS THATCARRY HIS SPIRIT INTO THE MOST
  • 00:12:40.845 --> 00:12:42.013
  • CARRY HIS SPIRIT INTO THE MOSTINFLUENTIAL PLACES IN
  • 00:12:42.013 --> 00:12:43.414
  • INFLUENTIAL PLACES INTHE WORLD.
  • 00:12:43.414 --> 00:12:49.554
  • THE WORLD.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][APPLAUSE]
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  • [APPLAUSE]- ERIC: FOR YEARS, CANDACE AND
  • 00:12:51.723 --> 00:12:52.390
  • - ERIC: FOR YEARS, CANDACE ANDI -- BEFORE WE MOVED BACK TO
  • 00:12:52.390 --> 00:12:53.191
  • I -- BEFORE WE MOVED BACK TOBETHEL -- WE WERE YOUTH PASTORS
  • 00:12:53.191 --> 00:12:54.392
  • BETHEL -- WE WERE YOUTH PASTORSIN REDDING-- UH, WEAVERVILLE.
  • 00:12:54.392 --> 00:12:56.294
  • IN REDDING-- UH, WEAVERVILLE.AND, WHEN WE INHERITED OUR
  • 00:12:56.294 --> 00:12:58.997
  • AND, WHEN WE INHERITED OURYOUTH MINISTRY THAT HAD AROUND
  • 00:12:58.997 --> 00:13:01.199
  • YOUTH MINISTRY THAT HAD AROUND75 HIGH-SCHOOLERS-- AND THIS IS
  • 00:13:01.199 --> 00:13:02.100
  • 75 HIGH-SCHOOLERS-- AND THIS ISA HIGH SCHOOL ABOUT
  • 00:13:02.100 --> 00:13:07.071
  • A HIGH SCHOOL ABOUT350, 400 KIDS.
  • 00:13:07.071 --> 00:13:07.705
  • 350, 400 KIDS.IT WAS A BIG YOUTH GROUP,
  • 00:13:07.705 --> 00:13:08.273
  • IT WAS A BIG YOUTH GROUP,IN THE CONTEXT OF THAT
  • 00:13:08.273 --> 00:13:08.773
  • IN THE CONTEXT OF THATHIGH SCHOOL.
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  • HIGH SCHOOL.IT WAS SUBSTANTIAL.
  • 00:13:09.340 --> 00:13:10.708
  • IT WAS SUBSTANTIAL.AND, THERE WAS ONE OTHER YOUTH
  • 00:13:10.708 --> 00:13:13.545
  • SO, WE HAD 75 KIDS, AND, YOU
  • 00:13:16.247 --> 00:13:19.083
  • KNOW, FIRST TWO YEARS, I FEEL
  • 00:13:19.083 --> 00:13:19.651
  • LIKE I'M A REALLY GOOD
  • 00:13:19.651 --> 00:13:20.418
  • YOUTH PASTOR.
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  • MINISTRY'S GOING WELL, KIDS'
  • 00:13:21.085 --> 00:13:22.687
  • LIVES-- I MEAN, IT'S
  • 00:13:22.687 --> 00:13:23.154
  • JUST BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:13:23.154 --> 00:13:24.088
  • AND ABOUT THREE OR FOUR YEARS
  • 00:13:24.088 --> 00:13:25.623
  • INTO IT, I NOTICED OUR YOUTH
  • 00:13:25.623 --> 00:13:26.491
  • GROUP WASN'T THAT BIG, ANYMORE.
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  • IT WAS, HONESTLY-- THERE WERE
  • 00:13:28.426 --> 00:13:29.127
  • WEEKS I'D COME IN THE ROOM AND
  • 00:13:29.127 --> 00:13:29.994
  • THERE'D BE, MAYBE, FIVE
  • 00:13:29.994 --> 00:13:32.130
  • KIDS...AND THEN, EIGHT LEADERS.
  • 00:13:32.130 --> 00:13:34.999
  • AND, IT WAS LIKE--
  • 00:13:34.999 --> 00:13:36.835
  • I KINDA WENT THROUGH,
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  • HONESTLY, AN IDENTITY CRISIS --
  • 00:13:38.436 --> 00:13:39.871
  • NOT SALVATION IDENTITY, BUT
  • 00:13:39.871 --> 00:13:40.738
  • JUST AS A LEADER,
  • 00:13:40.738 --> 00:13:41.906
  • LIKE: OH, MY GOSH.
  • 00:13:41.906 --> 00:13:43.608
  • I QUIT, PROBABLY-- I RESIGNED
  • 00:13:43.608 --> 00:13:44.776
  • AND QUIT ABOUT A THOUSAND TIMES
  • 00:13:44.776 --> 00:13:45.677
  • IN THAT SEASON, ESPECIALLY
  • 00:13:45.677 --> 00:13:47.011
  • EVERY THURSDAY MORNING.
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  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:13:48.613 --> 00:13:49.614
  • ACTUALLY, THURSDAY NIGHT ABOUT
  • 00:13:49.614 --> 00:13:50.615
  • 9:30, WHEN I GOT HOME.
  • 00:13:50.615 --> 00:13:52.417
  • AND IT WAS A REALLY HARD SEASON
  • 00:13:52.417 --> 00:13:53.751
  • ON THE LEADERSHIP.
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  • AND THAT'S NOT WHAT I'M
  • 00:13:55.320 --> 00:13:56.154
  • REFERRING TO, RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:13:56.154 --> 00:13:56.888
  • BUT IT WAS A REALLY CHALLENGING
  • 00:13:56.888 --> 00:13:57.989
  • SEASON.
  • 00:13:57.989 --> 00:13:58.690
  • AND WE GOT TO A POINT WHERE I
  • 00:13:58.690 --> 00:13:59.457
  • REMEMBER ONE WEDNESDAY NIGHT,
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  • ONE KID SHOWED UP TO
  • 00:14:01.092 --> 00:14:01.993
  • YOUTH GROUP.
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  • AND IT JUST GUTTED ME.
  • 00:14:03.928 --> 00:14:04.896
  • AND I WAS LIKE-- AND IT HAD
  • 00:14:04.896 --> 00:14:05.797
  • BEEN GOING ON FOR A WHILE.
  • 00:14:05.797 --> 00:14:07.131
  • AND I WAS JUST LIKE: I
  • 00:14:07.131 --> 00:14:08.099
  • WANNA QUIT.
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  • AND I CAME ACROSS THIS VERSE.
  • 00:14:10.668 --> 00:14:11.402
  • IT SAYS: HIS GOODNESS LEADS
  • 00:14:11.402 --> 00:14:12.871
  • TO REPENTANCE.
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  • HIS GOODNESS LEADS
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  • TO REPENTANCE.
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  • AND IT'S BECOME A PARAMOUNT
  • 00:14:18.810 --> 00:14:19.811
  • VERSE FOR ME, PERIOD.
  • 00:14:19.811 --> 00:14:23.414
  • HIS GOODNESS LEADS
  • 00:14:23.414 --> 00:14:23.982
  • TO REPENTANCE.
  • 00:14:23.982 --> 00:14:24.649
  • SO, I CALLED OUR LEADERSHIP
  • 00:14:24.649 --> 00:14:25.383
  • TEAM -- AND I THINK ABOUT EIGHT
  • 00:14:25.383 --> 00:14:27.652
  • AND, IT WAS ONE OF THOSE,
  • 00:14:28.786 --> 00:14:29.387
  • AND, IT WAS ONE OF THOSE,LIKE: WE ALL KNOW WHAT'S
  • 00:14:29.387 --> 00:14:29.854
  • LIKE: WE ALL KNOW WHAT'SGOING ON HERE.
  • 00:14:29.854 --> 00:14:30.722
  • GOING ON HERE.THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IS:
  • 00:14:30.722 --> 00:14:31.389
  • THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IS:THERE'S NOTHING WORKING,
  • 00:14:31.389 --> 00:14:32.423
  • THERE'S NOTHING WORKING,RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:14:32.423 --> 00:14:34.792
  • RIGHT NOW.AND, I REMEMBER CANDACE AND--
  • 00:14:34.792 --> 00:14:35.860
  • AND, I REMEMBER CANDACE AND--I CAN TAKE YOU TO THE ROOM, I
  • 00:14:35.860 --> 00:14:37.061
  • I CAN TAKE YOU TO THE ROOM, ICAN TAKE YOU TO THE EXACT SPOT
  • 00:14:37.061 --> 00:14:38.396
  • CAN TAKE YOU TO THE EXACT SPOTWHERE MY WIFE AND I WERE
  • 00:14:38.396 --> 00:14:39.430
  • WHERE MY WIFE AND I WERESITTING AND WHERE OUR TEAM WAS.
  • 00:14:39.430 --> 00:14:41.599
  • SITTING AND WHERE OUR TEAM WAS.AND I SAID: "GUYS, UM..."
  • 00:14:41.599 --> 00:14:42.767
  • AND I SAID: "GUYS, UM..."YOU KNOW, I DIDN'T HAVE TO SAY:
  • 00:14:42.767 --> 00:14:43.835
  • YOU KNOW, I DIDN'T HAVE TO SAY:"WELL, HAVE YOU NOTICED
  • 00:14:43.835 --> 00:14:44.469
  • "WELL, HAVE YOU NOTICEDNOBODY'S COMING?"
  • 00:14:44.469 --> 00:14:45.470
  • NOBODY'S COMING?"I DIDN'T-- IT WAS OBVIOUSLY.
  • 00:14:45.470 --> 00:14:46.471
  • I DIDN'T-- IT WAS OBVIOUSLY.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:14:46.471 --> 00:14:47.171
  • [LAUGHTER]IT HAD BEEN GOING-- WE WERE IN
  • 00:14:47.171 --> 00:14:47.805
  • IT HAD BEEN GOING-- WE WERE INTHAT SEASON.
  • 00:14:47.805 --> 00:14:48.973
  • THAT SEASON.AND I SAID: "GUYS, THIS IS WHAT
  • 00:14:48.973 --> 00:14:50.909
  • AND I SAID: "GUYS, THIS IS WHATI FEEL LIKE WE'RE
  • 00:14:50.909 --> 00:14:51.442
  • I FEEL LIKE WE'RESUPPOSED TO DO."
  • 00:14:51.442 --> 00:14:52.176
  • SUPPOSED TO DO."AND I SAID: "I READ THIS VERSE,
  • 00:14:52.176 --> 00:14:53.978
  • AND I SAID: "I READ THIS VERSE,'HIS GOODNESS LEADS TO
  • 00:14:53.978 --> 00:14:54.545
  • 'HIS GOODNESS LEADS TOREPENTANCE,' SO, THIS
  • 00:14:54.545 --> 00:14:55.513
  • REPENTANCE,' SO, THISIS WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO AS A
  • 00:14:55.513 --> 00:14:56.247
  • IS WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO AS AMINISTRY, AS A YOUTH MINISTRY,
  • 00:14:56.247 --> 00:14:57.682
  • MINISTRY, AS A YOUTH MINISTRY,IS WE'RE GOING TO THROW OUT
  • 00:14:57.682 --> 00:15:01.786
  • IS WE'RE GOING TO THROW OUTEVERY PROGRAM.
  • 00:15:01.786 --> 00:15:02.487
  • EVERY PROGRAM.EVERYTHING ON THE CALENDAR --
  • 00:15:02.487 --> 00:15:02.887
  • EVERYTHING ON THE CALENDAR --SCRATCH IT.
  • 00:15:02.887 --> 00:15:03.821
  • SCRATCH IT.WE'RE CANCELLING EVERYTHING.
  • 00:15:03.821 --> 00:15:05.256
  • WE'RE CANCELLING EVERYTHING.WE'RE NOT DOING THIS, ANYMORE.
  • 00:15:05.256 --> 00:15:07.659
  • WE'RE NOT DOING THIS, ANYMORE.AND, ALL I WANT US TO DO IS TWO
  • 00:15:07.659 --> 00:15:08.793
  • AND, ALL I WANT US TO DO IS TWOTHINGS: I WANT US TO GO BUILD
  • 00:15:08.793 --> 00:15:10.428
  • THINGS: I WANT US TO GO BUILDRELATIONSHIP WITH YOUNG
  • 00:15:10.428 --> 00:15:11.396
  • RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUNGPEOPLE."
  • 00:15:11.396 --> 00:15:13.865
  • PEOPLE."AND I SAID: "IF YOU NEED TO GO
  • 00:15:13.865 --> 00:15:14.832
  • AND I SAID: "IF YOU NEED TO GOTAKE A KID TO LUNCH, ON THEIR
  • 00:15:14.832 --> 00:15:16.134
  • TAKE A KID TO LUNCH, ON THEIRLUNCH BREAK FROM SCHOOL, I HAVE
  • 00:15:16.134 --> 00:15:17.101
  • LUNCH BREAK FROM SCHOOL, I HAVETHE BUDGET FOR IT."
  • 00:15:17.101 --> 00:15:18.336
  • THE BUDGET FOR IT."AND I WAS JUST LIKE-- AND IN
  • 00:15:18.336 --> 00:15:19.570
  • AND I WAS JUST LIKE-- AND INWEAVERVILLE, YOU TOOK YOUR OWN
  • 00:15:19.570 --> 00:15:20.939
  • WEAVERVILLE, YOU TOOK YOUR OWNTRASH TO THE DUMP.
  • 00:15:20.939 --> 00:15:21.806
  • TRASH TO THE DUMP.THAT WAS AN ERRAND.
  • 00:15:21.806 --> 00:15:22.941
  • THAT WAS AN ERRAND.LIKE, NO ONE CAME AND GOT YOUR
  • 00:15:22.941 --> 00:15:23.441
  • LIKE, NO ONE CAME AND GOT YOURTRASH FOR YOU.
  • 00:15:23.441 --> 00:15:25.476
  • TRASH FOR YOU.SO, I WOULD CALL UP A KID:
  • 00:15:25.476 --> 00:15:26.344
  • SO, I WOULD CALL UP A KID:"HEY, WILL YOU HELP ME TAKE MY
  • 00:15:26.344 --> 00:15:27.145
  • "HEY, WILL YOU HELP ME TAKE MYTRASH TO THE DUMP?"
  • 00:15:27.145 --> 00:15:28.313
  • TRASH TO THE DUMP?"IT'S A "WEAVERVILLE THING."
  • 00:15:28.313 --> 00:15:29.247
  • IT'S A "WEAVERVILLE THING."IT'S JUST WHAT YOU DID.
  • 00:15:29.247 --> 00:15:30.415
  • IT'S JUST WHAT YOU DID."GO CUT FIREWOOD.
  • 00:15:30.415 --> 00:15:31.816
  • "GO CUT FIREWOOD.I MEAN, JUST DO WHATEVER IT
  • 00:15:31.816 --> 00:15:33.651
  • I MEAN, JUST DO WHATEVER ITTAKES TO GET CLOSE TO THESE
  • 00:15:33.651 --> 00:15:35.486
  • TAKES TO GET CLOSE TO THESEYOUNG PEOPLE.
  • 00:15:35.486 --> 00:15:36.287
  • YOUNG PEOPLE.AND THEN, THE SECOND THING
  • 00:15:36.287 --> 00:15:37.555
  • AND THEN, THE SECOND THINGWE'RE GOING TO DO: ALL WE'RE
  • 00:15:37.555 --> 00:15:38.523
  • WE'RE GOING TO DO: ALL WE'REGOING TO DO IS GET THEM AS
  • 00:15:38.523 --> 00:15:39.624
  • GOING TO DO IS GET THEM ASCLOSE TO GOD AS WE KNOW HOW."
  • 00:15:39.624 --> 00:15:42.794
  • CLOSE TO GOD AS WE KNOW HOW."AND IT WAS A SEASON-- I
  • 00:15:42.794 --> 00:15:44.095
  • AND IT WAS A SEASON-- IREMEMBER TELLIN' 'EM: "I DON'T
  • 00:15:44.095 --> 00:15:45.563
  • REMEMBER TELLIN' 'EM: "I DON'TWANT ANYONE TELLING A YOUNG
  • 00:15:45.563 --> 00:15:46.798
  • WANT ANYONE TELLING A YOUNGPERSON, 'YOU CAN'T SMOKE,'
  • 00:15:46.798 --> 00:15:47.732
  • PERSON, 'YOU CAN'T SMOKE,''YOU CAN'T DRINK,' 'YOU CAN'T
  • 00:15:47.732 --> 00:15:49.067
  • 'YOU CAN'T DRINK,' 'YOU CAN'TDO THIS,' 'YOU CAN'T DO THAT.'"
  • 00:15:49.067 --> 00:15:49.667
  • DO THIS,' 'YOU CAN'T DO THAT.'"I SAID, "LET'S JUST STOP
  • 00:15:49.667 --> 00:15:51.803
  • I SAID, "LET'S JUST STOPDOING THAT."
  • 00:15:51.803 --> 00:15:52.537
  • DOING THAT."AND, TO BE HONEST WITH YOU,
  • 00:15:52.537 --> 00:15:53.137
  • AND, TO BE HONEST WITH YOU,IT WASN'T LIKE WE WERE,
  • 00:15:53.137 --> 00:15:54.405
  • IT WASN'T LIKE WE WERE,LIKE, RELIGIOUS, LIKE:
  • 00:15:54.405 --> 00:15:55.239
  • LIKE, RELIGIOUS, LIKE:YOU SHOULDN'T--
  • 00:15:55.239 --> 00:15:56.174
  • YOU SHOULDN'T--IT WAS JUST...IT WASN'T
  • 00:15:56.174 --> 00:15:57.575
  • IT WAS JUST...IT WASN'TRELIGIOUS, BUT IT WAS
  • 00:15:57.575 --> 00:15:58.743
  • RELIGIOUS, BUT IT WASJUST THERE.
  • 00:15:58.743 --> 00:16:00.712
  • JUST THERE.SOME KID WOULD TELL US WHAT
  • 00:16:00.712 --> 00:16:01.179
  • SOME KID WOULD TELL US WHATTHEY DID.
  • 00:16:01.179 --> 00:16:01.779
  • THEY DID.US: "YEAH, YOU PROBABLY
  • 00:16:01.779 --> 00:16:02.313
  • US: "YEAH, YOU PROBABLYSHOULDN'T DO THAT.
  • 00:16:02.313 --> 00:16:02.914
  • SHOULDN'T DO THAT.THAT'S NOT A GOOD IDEA.
  • 00:16:02.914 --> 00:16:03.381
  • THAT'S NOT A GOOD IDEA.WHY ARE YOU"--
  • 00:16:03.381 --> 00:16:04.048
  • WHY ARE YOU"--JUST THAT NORMAL, PASTORAL
  • 00:16:04.048 --> 00:16:05.350
  • JUST THAT NORMAL, PASTORALTHING THAT WE ALL DO TO
  • 00:16:05.350 --> 00:16:06.451
  • THING THAT WE ALL DO TOEACH OTHER.
  • 00:16:06.451 --> 00:16:08.753
  • EACH OTHER.AND I FELT LIKE WE'RE 'POSED TO
  • 00:16:08.753 --> 00:16:10.288
  • AND I FELT LIKE WE'RE 'POSED TOJUST, LIKE, GET GOOD AT NOT
  • 00:16:10.288 --> 00:16:12.023
  • JUST, LIKE, GET GOOD AT NOTSAYING A WORD.
  • 00:16:12.023 --> 00:16:12.490
  • SAYING A WORD.AND IT WAS HARD.
  • 00:16:12.490 --> 00:16:13.191
  • AND IT WAS HARD.IT WAS REALLY HARD, 'CAUSE I--
  • 00:16:13.191 --> 00:16:14.225
  • IT WAS REALLY HARD, 'CAUSE I--IN THAT SEASON, THERE WAS A KID
  • 00:16:14.225 --> 00:16:14.759
  • IN THAT SEASON, THERE WAS A KIDNAMED JOSH.
  • 00:16:14.759 --> 00:16:16.494
  • NAMED JOSH.AND...JOSH WAS THE WILDEST
  • 00:16:16.494 --> 00:16:18.963
  • AND...JOSH WAS THE WILDESTHIGH-SCHOOLER I HAVE EVER HAD A
  • 00:16:18.963 --> 00:16:21.165
  • HIGH-SCHOOLER I HAVE EVER HAD ARELATIONSHIP WITH, EVEN TO THIS
  • 00:16:21.165 --> 00:16:24.836
  • RELATIONSHIP WITH, EVEN TO THISDAY, AND THE WILDEST KID IN OUR
  • 00:16:24.836 --> 00:16:25.536
  • DAY, AND THE WILDEST KID IN OURYOUTH GROUP.
  • 00:16:25.536 --> 00:16:27.405
  • YOUTH GROUP.HE HAD NO MORAL GAUGE
  • 00:16:27.405 --> 00:16:29.340
  • HE HAD NO MORAL GAUGEWHATSOEVER.
  • 00:16:29.340 --> 00:16:30.208
  • WHATSOEVER.HE HAD NO-- HE HAD NO
  • 00:16:30.208 --> 00:16:33.411
  • HE HAD NO-- HE HAD NOPARAMETERS.
  • 00:16:33.411 --> 00:16:34.312
  • PARAMETERS.HE HAD NOTHING.
  • 00:16:34.312 --> 00:16:35.513
  • HE HAD NOTHING.AND IT WAS JUST LAWLESS.
  • 00:16:35.513 --> 00:16:36.414
  • AND IT WAS JUST LAWLESS.HE'S THE MOST LAWLESS KID I CAN
  • 00:16:36.414 --> 00:16:37.348
  • HE'S THE MOST LAWLESS KID I CANREMEMBER.
  • 00:16:37.348 --> 00:16:38.983
  • REMEMBER.AND JOSH WOULD COME TO
  • 00:16:38.983 --> 00:16:41.052
  • AND JOSH WOULD COME TOWEDNESDAY NIGHT, AND HE OFT--
  • 00:16:41.052 --> 00:16:42.353
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT, AND HE OFT--HE WOULDN'T STAY FOR THE
  • 00:16:42.353 --> 00:16:42.920
  • HE WOULDN'T STAY FOR THESERVICE, BUT HE'D COME
  • 00:16:42.920 --> 00:16:44.422
  • SERVICE, BUT HE'D COMEHANG OUT BEFORE.
  • 00:16:44.422 --> 00:16:45.757
  • HANG OUT BEFORE.AND HE TRUSTED ME, SO,
  • 00:16:45.757 --> 00:16:46.958
  • AND HE TRUSTED ME, SO,WE HUNG OUT.
  • 00:16:46.958 --> 00:16:49.293
  • WE HUNG OUT.AND HE-- YOU KNOW, HE'S JUST AN
  • 00:16:49.293 --> 00:16:50.361
  • AND HE-- YOU KNOW, HE'S JUST ANOUT-OF-CONTROL KID, BUT HE
  • 00:16:50.361 --> 00:16:51.062
  • OUT-OF-CONTROL KID, BUT HELIKED ME AND I LIKED HIM AND--
  • 00:16:51.062 --> 00:16:51.896
  • LIKED ME AND I LIKED HIM AND--AND THEN, HE'D LEAVE.
  • 00:16:51.896 --> 00:16:52.663
  • AND THEN, HE'D LEAVE.AND THEN, AT 9 O'CLOCK, WHEN
  • 00:16:52.663 --> 00:16:53.364
  • AND THEN, AT 9 O'CLOCK, WHENYOUTH WAS OVER, HE'D COME AND
  • 00:16:53.364 --> 00:16:54.132
  • YOUTH WAS OVER, HE'D COME ANDHANG OUT.
  • 00:16:54.132 --> 00:16:55.500
  • HANG OUT.SO, HE WAS KIND OF LIKE MY
  • 00:16:55.500 --> 00:16:57.001
  • SO, HE WAS KIND OF LIKE MYTARGET, MY MISSION FIELD.
  • 00:16:57.001 --> 00:16:58.836
  • TARGET, MY MISSION FIELD.IT WAS LIKE: THAT KID --
  • 00:16:58.836 --> 00:17:02.407
  • IT WAS LIKE: THAT KID --I'M GOING AFTER THAT KID.
  • 00:17:02.407 --> 00:17:03.041
  • I'M GOING AFTER THAT KID.AND, HE WOULD COME AND HE
  • 00:17:03.041 --> 00:17:03.541
  • AND, HE WOULD COME AND HEWOULD-- I'D SAY:
  • 00:17:03.541 --> 00:17:04.509
  • WOULD-- I'D SAY:"HEY, MAN, HOW YA DOIN'?
  • 00:17:04.509 --> 00:17:05.176
  • "HEY, MAN, HOW YA DOIN'?WHAT'S GOING ON?"
  • 00:17:05.176 --> 00:17:05.843
  • WHAT'S GOING ON?"AND HE WOULD TELL ME WHAT HE
  • 00:17:05.843 --> 00:17:06.844
  • AND HE WOULD TELL ME WHAT HEDID THE PREVIOUS WEEKEND.
  • 00:17:06.844 --> 00:17:08.212
  • DID THE PREVIOUS WEEKEND.AND IT WAS...HOW MANY PEOPLE HE
  • 00:17:08.212 --> 00:17:09.414
  • AND IT WAS...HOW MANY PEOPLE HESLEPT WITH, WHAT HE SLEPT WITH,
  • 00:17:09.414 --> 00:17:12.517
  • SLEPT WITH, WHAT HE SLEPT WITH,AND WHAT DRUGS HE DID, AND
  • 00:17:12.517 --> 00:17:16.287
  • AND WHAT DRUGS HE DID, ANDSPENT THE NIGHT IN JAIL.
  • 00:17:16.287 --> 00:17:16.954
  • SPENT THE NIGHT IN JAIL.I MEAN, THE KID WAS JUST-- I
  • 00:17:16.954 --> 00:17:17.588
  • I MEAN, THE KID WAS JUST-- IMEAN, THIS WAS HIS COMMON
  • 00:17:17.588 --> 00:17:18.623
  • MEAN, THIS WAS HIS COMMONTESTIMONY TO ME OF HIS LIFE.
  • 00:17:18.623 --> 00:17:21.292
  • TESTIMONY TO ME OF HIS LIFE.AND, I HAD TO GET REALLY GOOD
  • 00:17:21.292 --> 00:17:23.528
  • AND, I HAD TO GET REALLY GOODAT PUTTING MY POKER FACE
  • 00:17:23.528 --> 00:17:25.863
  • AT PUTTING MY POKER FACEON HIM.
  • 00:17:25.863 --> 00:17:26.764
  • ON HIM.'CAUSE EVERYTHING IN ME WANTED
  • 00:17:26.764 --> 00:17:28.166
  • 'CAUSE EVERYTHING IN ME WANTEDTO KINDA, YOU KNOW, STEER HIM.
  • 00:17:28.166 --> 00:17:30.902
  • TO KINDA, YOU KNOW, STEER HIM.AND I JUST SAT THERE AND I
  • 00:17:30.902 --> 00:17:32.170
  • AND I JUST SAT THERE AND ILISTENED TO THIS KID.
  • 00:17:32.170 --> 00:17:33.371
  • LISTENED TO THIS KID.AND I SAID, "OKAY...WOW."
  • 00:17:33.371 --> 00:17:34.439
  • AND I SAID, "OKAY...WOW."AND I JUST-- I JUST DID THE
  • 00:17:34.439 --> 00:17:35.473
  • AND I JUST-- I JUST DID THEPOKER-FACE THING.
  • 00:17:35.473 --> 00:17:36.874
  • POKER-FACE THING.'CAUSE I FELT-- THE LORD SAID:
  • 00:17:36.874 --> 00:17:38.476
  • 'CAUSE I FELT-- THE LORD SAID:LISTEN, ALL YOU GOT-- ALL I
  • 00:17:38.476 --> 00:17:39.677
  • LISTEN, ALL YOU GOT-- ALL IWANT YOU TO DO IS GET THESE
  • 00:17:39.677 --> 00:17:40.711
  • WANT YOU TO DO IS GET THESEYOUNG PEOPLE AS CLOSE TO
  • 00:17:40.711 --> 00:17:42.380
  • YOUNG PEOPLE AS CLOSE TOME AS POSSIBLE.
  • 00:17:42.380 --> 00:17:43.614
  • ME AS POSSIBLE.AND I'M LIKE: WHAT DOES
  • 00:17:43.614 --> 00:17:44.115
  • AND I'M LIKE: WHAT DOESTHAT MEAN?
  • 00:17:44.115 --> 00:17:45.383
  • THAT MEAN?I MEAN, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
  • 00:17:45.383 --> 00:17:46.551
  • I MEAN, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?AND THE ONLY IMAGE I HAD IN MY
  • 00:17:46.551 --> 00:17:47.718
  • AND THE ONLY IMAGE I HAD IN MYHEAD: JUST HOLD THEIR HAND AND
  • 00:17:47.718 --> 00:17:48.419
  • HEAD: JUST HOLD THEIR HAND ANDTHAT'LL BE ENOUGH.
  • 00:17:48.419 --> 00:17:49.620
  • THAT'LL BE ENOUGH.AND SO, THAT WAS THE
  • 00:17:49.620 --> 00:17:50.955
  • AND SO, THAT WAS THEIMAGE I HAD.
  • 00:17:50.955 --> 00:17:51.956
  • IMAGE I HAD.SO, ALL I DID IS LISTEN TO THIS
  • 00:17:51.956 --> 00:17:53.291
  • SO, ALL I DID IS LISTEN TO THISKID -- AND OTHER ONES -- BUT
  • 00:17:53.291 --> 00:17:54.826
  • KID -- AND OTHER ONES -- BUTTHIS ONE WAS THE HARDEST ONE.
  • 00:17:54.826 --> 00:17:56.894
  • THIS ONE WAS THE HARDEST ONE.JUST LISTEN.
  • 00:17:56.894 --> 00:17:57.595
  • JUST LISTEN.'CAUSE EVERYTHING IN ME, JUST
  • 00:17:57.595 --> 00:17:58.463
  • 'CAUSE EVERYTHING IN ME, JUSTTHIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, LIKE:
  • 00:17:58.463 --> 00:17:58.963
  • THIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, LIKE:OH, MY GOSH!
  • 00:17:58.963 --> 00:17:59.797
  • OH, MY GOSH!THIS KID IS OUT OF CONTROL.
  • 00:17:59.797 --> 00:18:00.465
  • THIS KID IS OUT OF CONTROL.YOU NEED TO BE IN JAIL
  • 00:18:00.465 --> 00:18:00.998
  • YOU NEED TO BE IN JAILFOR A WHILE.
  • 00:18:00.998 --> 00:18:01.499
  • FOR A WHILE.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:01.499 --> 00:18:03.034
  • [LAUGHTER]I MEAN, YOU ARE OUT OF CONTROL--
  • 00:18:03.034 --> 00:18:05.369
  • I MEAN, YOU ARE OUT OF CONTROL--I MEAN, THAT'S THAT THING.
  • 00:18:05.369 --> 00:18:06.070
  • I MEAN, THAT'S THAT THING.AND...AND SO, I JUST GOT GOOD
  • 00:18:06.070 --> 00:18:06.938
  • AND...AND SO, I JUST GOT GOODAT PLAYING POKER FACE AND JUST
  • 00:18:06.938 --> 00:18:08.606
  • AT PLAYING POKER FACE AND JUSTHOLDING HIS HAND, IN A
  • 00:18:08.606 --> 00:18:09.807
  • HOLDING HIS HAND, IN AMETAPHORICAL SENSE.
  • 00:18:09.807 --> 00:18:10.741
  • METAPHORICAL SENSE.JUST HOLDING HIS HAND AND JUST
  • 00:18:10.741 --> 00:18:11.976
  • JUST HOLDING HIS HAND AND JUSTLOVIN' ON HIM.
  • 00:18:11.976 --> 00:18:12.710
  • LOVIN' ON HIM.AND, LITTLE BY LITTLE, THIS GUY,
  • 00:18:12.710 --> 00:18:15.079
  • AND, LITTLE BY LITTLE, THIS GUY,HIS STORIES GOT SHORTER.
  • 00:18:15.079 --> 00:18:17.048
  • HIS STORIES GOT SHORTER.HIS BRAGGING STORIES
  • 00:18:17.048 --> 00:18:19.250
  • HIS BRAGGING STORIESGOT SHORTER.
  • 00:18:19.250 --> 00:18:20.551
  • GOT SHORTER.HIS TESTIMONIES TO ME WERE NO
  • 00:18:20.551 --> 00:18:21.786
  • HIS TESTIMONIES TO ME WERE NOLONGER ABOUT WHAT HE SLEPT
  • 00:18:21.786 --> 00:18:22.653
  • LONGER ABOUT WHAT HE SLEPTWITH, WHO HE SLEPT WITH,
  • 00:18:22.653 --> 00:18:23.421
  • WITH, WHO HE SLEPT WITH,HOW MANY...
  • 00:18:23.421 --> 00:18:24.088
  • HOW MANY...IT WAS NO LONGER-- IT BECAME
  • 00:18:24.088 --> 00:18:26.090
  • IT WAS NO LONGER-- IT BECAMEABOUT HIS PAIN.
  • 00:18:26.090 --> 00:18:27.391
  • ABOUT HIS PAIN.HE STARTED TELLING ME ABOUT:
  • 00:18:27.391 --> 00:18:28.459
  • HE STARTED TELLING ME ABOUT:"I'M DYIN' INSIDE.
  • 00:18:28.459 --> 00:18:29.760
  • "I'M DYIN' INSIDE.I AM"--
  • 00:18:29.760 --> 00:18:31.395
  • I AM"--AND THESE WERE LIKE-- YOU KNOW,
  • 00:18:31.395 --> 00:18:32.897
  • AND THESE WERE LIKE-- YOU KNOW,THESE WERE GLIMPSES.
  • 00:18:32.897 --> 00:18:33.831
  • THESE WERE GLIMPSES.AT FIRST, IT WAS JUST, YOU
  • 00:18:33.831 --> 00:18:34.665
  • AT FIRST, IT WAS JUST, YOUKNOW, HE WOULD SHED A TEAR, AND
  • 00:18:34.665 --> 00:18:36.167
  • KNOW, HE WOULD SHED A TEAR, ANDTHEN, YOU KNOW, WIPE IT OFF AND
  • 00:18:36.167 --> 00:18:37.468
  • THEN, YOU KNOW, WIPE IT OFF ANDPUT ON THE TOUGH KID, AGAIN.
  • 00:18:37.468 --> 00:18:38.236
  • PUT ON THE TOUGH KID, AGAIN.AND LITTLE BY LITTLE, HE BEGAN
  • 00:18:38.236 --> 00:18:39.637
  • AND LITTLE BY LITTLE, HE BEGANTO BREAK DOWN, LITERALLY, WEEK
  • 00:18:39.637 --> 00:18:41.639
  • TO BREAK DOWN, LITERALLY, WEEKAFTER WEEK.
  • 00:18:41.639 --> 00:18:43.407
  • AFTER WEEK.AND IT GOT TO A POINT WHERE HE
  • 00:18:43.407 --> 00:18:44.976
  • AND IT GOT TO A POINT WHERE HEENDED UP GIVING HIS LIFE TO
  • 00:18:44.976 --> 00:18:46.144
  • ENDED UP GIVING HIS LIFE TOJESUS AND WAS RADICALLY
  • 00:18:46.144 --> 00:18:46.844
  • JESUS AND WAS RADICALLYCHANGED.
  • 00:18:46.844 --> 00:18:49.614
  • CHANGED.WHY DO I SHARE THAT STORY?
  • 00:18:49.614 --> 00:18:51.415
  • WHY DO I SHARE THAT STORY?I WANNA END WITH THIS.
  • 00:18:51.415 --> 00:18:52.083
  • I WANNA END WITH THIS.THE REASON WHY I WANNA SHARE
  • 00:18:52.083 --> 00:18:53.117
  • THE REASON WHY I WANNA SHARETHAT STORY IS: THERE'S
  • 00:18:53.117 --> 00:18:56.621
  • THAT STORY IS: THERE'SSOMETHING ABOUT JUST LETTING
  • 00:18:56.621 --> 00:18:58.156
  • SOMETHING ABOUT JUST LETTINGGOD DO WHAT HE DOES GOOD AT.
  • 00:18:58.156 --> 00:19:00.291
  • GOD DO WHAT HE DOES GOOD AT.AND, SOMETIMES, SALVATION
  • 00:19:00.291 --> 00:19:02.026
  • AND, SOMETIMES, SALVATIONBECOMES A RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.
  • 00:19:02.026 --> 00:19:04.228
  • BECOMES A RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY.IT WAS NEVER DESIGNED TO BE A
  • 00:19:04.228 --> 00:19:06.664
  • IT WAS NEVER DESIGNED TO BE ARELIGION ACTIVITY.
  • 00:19:06.664 --> 00:19:08.499
  • RELIGION ACTIVITY.THE JOY IN SALVATION IS
  • 00:19:08.499 --> 00:19:09.400
  • THE JOY IN SALVATION ISENDLESS.
  • 00:19:09.400 --> 00:19:10.101
  • ENDLESS.WHY?
  • 00:19:10.101 --> 00:19:11.269
  • WHY?BECAUSE THE GOD THAT BRINGS IT
  • 00:19:11.269 --> 00:19:12.670
  • BECAUSE THE GOD THAT BRINGS ITHAS NO END.
  • 00:19:12.670 --> 00:19:14.939
  • HAS NO END.SO, IF YOU THINK YOU'RE HAPPY
  • 00:19:14.939 --> 00:19:16.741
  • SO, IF YOU THINK YOU'RE HAPPYNOW, AND YOU THINK YOU'VE
  • 00:19:16.741 --> 00:19:18.142
  • NOW, AND YOU THINK YOU'VEREACHED IT, TELL YOU WHAT --
  • 00:19:18.142 --> 00:19:19.410
  • REACHED IT, TELL YOU WHAT --YOU PROBABLY HAVEN'T EVEN
  • 00:19:19.410 --> 00:19:19.977
  • YOU PROBABLY HAVEN'T EVENSCRATCHED THE SURFACE.
  • 00:19:19.977 --> 00:19:21.546
  • SCRATCHED THE SURFACE.THAT'S HOW MUCH JOY IS
  • 00:19:21.546 --> 00:19:23.047
  • THAT'S HOW MUCH JOY ISAVAILABLE IN SALVATION.
  • 00:19:23.047 --> 00:19:25.216
  • AVAILABLE IN SALVATION.AND THE KEY-- ONE OF THE KEYS
  • 00:19:25.216 --> 00:19:26.651
  • AND THE KEY-- ONE OF THE KEYSFOR ME IS, LIKE, I HAVE TO
  • 00:19:26.651 --> 00:19:28.052
  • FOR ME IS, LIKE, I HAVE TOREALIZE: HE'S THE ONE THAT GAVE
  • 00:19:28.052 --> 00:19:29.053
  • REALIZE: HE'S THE ONE THAT GAVEIT TO ME.
  • 00:19:29.053 --> 00:19:30.121
  • IT TO ME.THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO TO
  • 00:19:30.121 --> 00:19:31.222
  • THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO TOCOMPLETE IT.
  • 00:19:31.222 --> 00:19:32.523
  • COMPLETE IT.SO, I'M GONNA BE FAITHFUL IN
  • 00:19:32.523 --> 00:19:33.991
  • SO, I'M GONNA BE FAITHFUL INTHE PROCESS AND LET HIM TAKE
  • 00:19:33.991 --> 00:19:35.226
  • THE PROCESS AND LET HIM TAKECONTROL OF EVERY AREA
  • 00:19:35.226 --> 00:19:36.627
  • CONTROL OF EVERY AREAOF MY HEART.
  • 00:19:36.627 --> 00:19:38.095
  • OF MY HEART.EVERY AREA OF MY HEART.
  • 00:19:38.095 --> 00:19:40.698
  • EVERY AREA OF MY HEART.AND IT'S IN THAT THAT GRACE
  • 00:19:40.698 --> 00:19:42.099
  • AND IT'S IN THAT THAT GRACEBEGINS TO CLEANSE EVERY CORNER
  • 00:19:42.099 --> 00:19:45.336
  • BEGINS TO CLEANSE EVERY CORNEROF MY HEART.
  • 00:19:45.336 --> 00:19:46.270
  • OF MY HEART.SO, THE GOODNESS OF GOD LEADS
  • 00:19:46.270 --> 00:19:47.205
  • SO, THE GOODNESS OF GOD LEADSYOU TO REPENTANCE.
  • 00:19:47.205 --> 00:20:01.085
  • YOU TO REPENTANCE.WHY DON'T YOU STAND?
  • 00:20:01.085 --> 00:20:03.154
  • WHY DON'T YOU STAND?I WANNA TAKE A MOMENT.
  • 00:20:03.154 --> 00:20:04.522
  • I WANNA TAKE A MOMENT.I DON'T WANNA JUST CLOSE
  • 00:20:04.522 --> 00:20:05.256
  • I DON'T WANNA JUST CLOSEIN PRAYER.
  • 00:20:05.256 --> 00:20:05.790
  • IN PRAYER.I'M GOING TO.
  • 00:20:05.790 --> 00:20:06.891
  • I'M GOING TO.I DON'T WANNA CLOSE IN PRAYER.
  • 00:20:06.891 --> 00:20:08.192
  • I DON'T WANNA CLOSE IN PRAYER.I'LL HAVE YOU STAND JUST TO
  • 00:20:08.192 --> 00:20:08.926
  • I'LL HAVE YOU STAND JUST TOKIND OF GET YOUR BLOOD MOVING A
  • 00:20:08.926 --> 00:20:09.327
  • KIND OF GET YOUR BLOOD MOVING ALITTLE BIT.
  • 00:20:09.327 --> 00:20:09.994
  • LITTLE BIT.WHAT I WANNA DO, UM...I JUST
  • 00:20:09.994 --> 00:20:10.962
  • WHAT I WANNA DO, UM...I JUSTGOT THE GLIMPSE INTO
  • 00:20:10.962 --> 00:20:15.633
  • GOT THE GLIMPSE INTOTHIS...INTO THIS, UH, PICTURE
  • 00:20:15.633 --> 00:20:16.767
  • THIS...INTO THIS, UH, PICTUREWHERE I SEE PEOPLE STEPPING
  • 00:20:16.767 --> 00:20:18.135
  • WHERE I SEE PEOPLE STEPPINGINTO ANOTHER LEVEL OF FREEDOM.
  • 00:20:18.135 --> 00:20:21.038
  • INTO ANOTHER LEVEL OF FREEDOM.JOY IS IN THERE.
  • 00:20:21.038 --> 00:20:21.672
  • JOY IS IN THERE.I MEAN, ALL THIS STUFF'S--
  • 00:20:21.672 --> 00:20:22.673
  • I MEAN, ALL THIS STUFF'S--AND I SEE PEOPLE
  • 00:20:22.673 --> 00:20:23.608
  • AND I SEE PEOPLESTEPPING INTO THAT.
  • 00:20:23.608 --> 00:20:25.109
  • STEPPING INTO THAT.BECAUSE, FOR SOME, YOU ALMOST
  • 00:20:25.109 --> 00:20:27.511
  • BECAUSE, FOR SOME, YOU ALMOSTFEEL LIKE: I'VE DONE EVERYTHING
  • 00:20:27.511 --> 00:20:28.512
  • FEEL LIKE: I'VE DONE EVERYTHINGI KNOW TO DO.
  • 00:20:28.512 --> 00:20:30.281
  • I KNOW TO DO.AND, TONIGHT, I WANNA SAY:
  • 00:20:30.281 --> 00:20:31.782
  • AND, TONIGHT, I WANNA SAY:OKAY. MOVE OUT OF THAT.
  • 00:20:31.782 --> 00:20:33.651
  • OKAY. MOVE OUT OF THAT.AND MOVE BACK INTO WHAT PAUL'S
  • 00:20:33.651 --> 00:20:34.418
  • AND MOVE BACK INTO WHAT PAUL'SSAYING: LISTEN, IF I TELL YOU
  • 00:20:34.418 --> 00:20:35.119
  • SAYING: LISTEN, IF I TELL YOUANYTHING DIFFERENT, CURSE ME.
  • 00:20:35.119 --> 00:20:37.388
  • ANYTHING DIFFERENT, CURSE ME.NOW, DON'T CURSE ANYONE,
  • 00:20:37.388 --> 00:20:38.623
  • NOW, DON'T CURSE ANYONE,RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:20:38.623 --> 00:20:40.091
  • RIGHT NOW.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:20:40.091 --> 00:20:41.092
  • [LAUGHTER]BUT IF YOU'VE MOVED OUT OF A
  • 00:20:41.092 --> 00:20:42.526
  • BUT IF YOU'VE MOVED OUT OF ASENSE OF FREEDOM AND JOY AND
  • 00:20:42.526 --> 00:20:44.195
  • SENSE OF FREEDOM AND JOY ANDYOU'RE STRIVING...
  • 00:20:44.195 --> 00:20:45.997
  • YOU'RE STRIVING...PEOPLE ASK ME, "HOW DO YOU KNOW
  • 00:20:45.997 --> 00:20:47.231
  • PEOPLE ASK ME, "HOW DO YOU KNOWTHAT YOU'RE WORKING-- YOU'RE
  • 00:20:47.231 --> 00:20:48.933
  • THAT YOU'RE WORKING-- YOU'RETRYING TO EARN YOUR SALVATION?"
  • 00:20:48.933 --> 00:20:49.934
  • TRYING TO EARN YOUR SALVATION?"I ALWAYS SAY, "WELL, CAN YOU
  • 00:20:49.934 --> 00:20:50.735
  • I ALWAYS SAY, "WELL, CAN YOUTELL WHEN YOU'RE STRIVING?"
  • 00:20:50.735 --> 00:20:52.103
  • TELL WHEN YOU'RE STRIVING?"I HAVE YET TO FIND ONE HUMAN
  • 00:20:52.103 --> 00:20:53.271
  • I HAVE YET TO FIND ONE HUMANBEING TELL ME, "NO, I
  • 00:20:53.271 --> 00:20:53.838
  • BEING TELL ME, "NO, ICAN'T TELL."
  • 00:20:53.838 --> 00:20:55.740
  • CAN'T TELL."EVERY PERSON WILL GO, "OH,
  • 00:20:55.740 --> 00:20:56.607
  • EVERY PERSON WILL GO, "OH,YEAH, I CAN TELL WHEN I'M
  • 00:20:56.607 --> 00:20:57.341
  • YEAH, I CAN TELL WHEN I'MTOTALLY WORKING OUTSIDE
  • 00:20:57.341 --> 00:20:58.209
  • TOTALLY WORKING OUTSIDEOF MY GRACE."
  • 00:20:58.209 --> 00:20:59.710
  • OF MY GRACE."SO, MY-- "OKAY.
  • 00:20:59.710 --> 00:21:01.579
  • SO, MY-- "OKAY.WELL, THEN, JUST DON'T DO THAT.
  • 00:21:01.579 --> 00:21:02.213
  • WELL, THEN, JUST DON'T DO THAT.JUST DON'T STRIVE."
  • 00:21:02.213 --> 00:21:03.814
  • JUST DON'T STRIVE."IF YOU'RE WORKING HARDER THAN
  • 00:21:03.814 --> 00:21:05.616
  • IF YOU'RE WORKING HARDER THANYOU'RE SUPPOSED TO, THEN JUST
  • 00:21:05.616 --> 00:21:06.817
  • YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO, THEN JUSTTAKE A COUPLE STEPS BACK AND
  • 00:21:06.817 --> 00:21:07.918
  • TAKE A COUPLE STEPS BACK ANDYOU'RE BACK IN YOUR SWEET SPOT.
  • 00:21:07.918 --> 00:21:09.720
  • YOU'RE BACK IN YOUR SWEET SPOT.AND I FELT LIKE, TONIGHT, SOME
  • 00:21:09.720 --> 00:21:13.924
  • AND I FELT LIKE, TONIGHT, SOMEOF US HAVE BEEN STRIVING.
  • 00:21:13.924 --> 00:21:14.558
  • OF US HAVE BEEN STRIVING.UH...YOU'RE GOING-- YOU'RE
  • 00:21:14.558 --> 00:21:15.092
  • UH...YOU'RE GOING-- YOU'REREADING MORE,
  • 00:21:15.092 --> 00:21:15.793
  • READING MORE,YOU'RE DOING ALL THESE THINGS.
  • 00:21:15.793 --> 00:21:16.427
  • YOU'RE DOING ALL THESE THINGS.AND I LOVE ALL THAT.
  • 00:21:16.427 --> 00:21:17.061
  • AND I LOVE ALL THAT.BUT IF THAT-- IF YOU THINK
  • 00:21:17.061 --> 00:21:17.695
  • BUT IF THAT-- IF YOU THINKTHAT'S GONNA GET YOUR MORE
  • 00:21:17.695 --> 00:21:19.030
  • THAT'S GONNA GET YOUR MORESALVATION, THEN, IT'S NOT TRUE.
  • 00:21:19.030 --> 00:21:22.099
  • SALVATION, THEN, IT'S NOT TRUE.AND SO, TONIGHT, WHAT I WANNA
  • 00:21:22.099 --> 00:21:22.767
  • AND SO, TONIGHT, WHAT I WANNADO IS, MAYBE WHEN IT'S EYES
  • 00:21:22.767 --> 00:21:24.902
  • DO IS, MAYBE WHEN IT'S EYESOPEN, I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE AN
  • 00:21:24.902 --> 00:21:26.103
  • OPEN, I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE ANOPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO SAY:
  • 00:21:26.103 --> 00:21:27.104
  • OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO SAY:YEAH, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:21:27.104 --> 00:21:27.872
  • YEAH, YOU KNOW WHAT?I WANNA STEP BACK INTO THAT
  • 00:21:27.872 --> 00:21:28.873
  • I WANNA STEP BACK INTO THATFREEDOM LANE.
  • 00:21:28.873 --> 00:21:30.007
  • FREEDOM LANE.THAT LANE -- THERE WAS A
  • 00:21:30.007 --> 00:21:31.642
  • THAT LANE -- THERE WAS ALOT OF FREEDOM.
  • 00:21:31.642 --> 00:21:32.643
  • LOT OF FREEDOM.AND I WANNA STEP BACK
  • 00:21:32.643 --> 00:21:33.110
  • AND I WANNA STEP BACKINTO THAT THING.
  • 00:21:33.110 --> 00:21:34.478
  • INTO THAT THING.WELL, YEAH -- HE'S THE ONE THAT
  • 00:21:34.478 --> 00:21:35.179
  • WELL, YEAH -- HE'S THE ONE THATBEGAN IT AND HE'S THE ONE THAT
  • 00:21:35.179 --> 00:21:36.113
  • BEGAN IT AND HE'S THE ONE THATCOMPLETED IT, AND I'M GONNA BE
  • 00:21:36.113 --> 00:21:36.714
  • COMPLETED IT, AND I'M GONNA BEFAITHFUL IN THE PROCESS.
  • 00:21:36.714 --> 00:21:38.182
  • FAITHFUL IN THE PROCESS.SO, WITH EVERYONE'S EYES
  • 00:21:38.182 --> 00:21:39.116
  • SO, WITH EVERYONE'S EYESOPENED, I WANNA GIVE AN
  • 00:21:39.116 --> 00:21:40.251
  • OPENED, I WANNA GIVE ANOPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:21:40.251 --> 00:21:41.519
  • OPPORTUNITY.I WANT YOU TO SAY: "YEAH,
  • 00:21:41.519 --> 00:21:42.820
  • I WANT YOU TO SAY: "YEAH,THAT'S ME -- I WANT THAT."
  • 00:21:42.820 --> 00:21:43.921
  • THAT'S ME -- I WANT THAT."AND THEN, I WANNA PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:21:43.921 --> 00:21:45.256
  • AND THEN, I WANNA PRAY FOR YOU.SO, IF THAT'S YOU, I WANT YOU
  • 00:21:45.256 --> 00:21:46.090
  • SO, IF THAT'S YOU, I WANT YOUTO PUT YOUR HAND UP.
  • 00:21:46.090 --> 00:21:47.058
  • TO PUT YOUR HAND UP.I DON'T CARE IF YOU'RE BEEN
  • 00:21:47.058 --> 00:21:48.592
  • I DON'T CARE IF YOU'RE BEENSAVED 80 YEARS OR TWO WEEKS.
  • 00:21:48.592 --> 00:21:49.193
  • SAVED 80 YEARS OR TWO WEEKS.IT DOESN'T MATTER TO ME.
  • 00:21:49.193 --> 00:21:49.994
  • IT DOESN'T MATTER TO ME.YOU'RE LIKE, "YEAH, I WANNA GET
  • 00:21:49.994 --> 00:21:50.928
  • YOU'RE LIKE, "YEAH, I WANNA GETBACK INTO THAT LANE."
  • 00:21:50.928 --> 00:21:52.096
  • BACK INTO THAT LANE."OKAY, NOW, WHY DON'T YOU PUT
  • 00:21:52.096 --> 00:21:53.664
  • OKAY, NOW, WHY DON'T YOU PUTYOUR HANDS OUT IN FRONT OF YOU.
  • 00:21:53.664 --> 00:21:54.565
  • YOUR HANDS OUT IN FRONT OF YOU.AND THE REST OF YOU JUST-- JUST
  • 00:21:54.565 --> 00:21:56.534
  • AND THE REST OF YOU JUST-- JUSTJOIN WITH US, IN PRAYER.
  • 00:21:56.534 --> 00:21:57.501
  • JOIN WITH US, IN PRAYER.AND I WANNA JUST PRAY OVER YOU.
  • 00:21:57.501 --> 00:21:59.170
  • AND I WANNA JUST PRAY OVER YOU.'CAUSE WE HAVE-- WE COVERED A
  • 00:21:59.170 --> 00:22:00.371
  • 'CAUSE WE HAVE-- WE COVERED ALOT OF INFORMATION; OBVIOUSLY,
  • 00:22:00.371 --> 00:22:01.806
  • LOT OF INFORMATION; OBVIOUSLY,A LOT OF SCRIPTURE; AND I WANT
  • 00:22:01.806 --> 00:22:02.606
  • A LOT OF SCRIPTURE; AND I WANTIT TO GO BEYOND INFORMATION.
  • 00:22:02.606 --> 00:22:03.674
  • IT TO GO BEYOND INFORMATION.I WANT IT TO MOVE
  • 00:22:03.674 --> 00:22:04.475
  • I WANT IT TO MOVEINTO REVELATION.
  • 00:22:04.475 --> 00:22:06.043
  • INTO REVELATION.SO, FATHER, I PRAY FOR EVERY
  • 00:22:06.043 --> 00:22:07.278
  • SO, FATHER, I PRAY FOR EVERYPERSON THAT HAD THEIR HAND UP
  • 00:22:07.278 --> 00:22:09.313
  • PERSON THAT HAD THEIR HAND UPTONIGHT...FOR WHATEVER REASON
  • 00:22:09.313 --> 00:22:12.183
  • TONIGHT...FOR WHATEVER REASONTHEY STEPPED OUT OF THIS LANE
  • 00:22:12.183 --> 00:22:13.651
  • THEY STEPPED OUT OF THIS LANETHAT YOU HAVE CLEARLY SAID
  • 00:22:13.651 --> 00:22:15.619
  • THAT YOU HAVE CLEARLY SAIDSALVATION COMES FROM YOU.
  • 00:22:15.619 --> 00:22:18.789
  • SALVATION COMES FROM YOU.I PRAY TONIGHT THAT EVERY
  • 00:22:18.789 --> 00:22:20.591
  • I PRAY TONIGHT THAT EVERYPERSON THE PUT THEIR HAND UP,
  • 00:22:20.591 --> 00:22:22.493
  • PERSON THE PUT THEIR HAND UP,THAT TONIGHT WOULD MARK THE
  • 00:22:22.493 --> 00:22:24.095
  • THAT TONIGHT WOULD MARK THEBEGINNING OF SOMETHING FRESH,
  • 00:22:24.095 --> 00:22:25.963
  • BEGINNING OF SOMETHING FRESH,SOMETHING NEW, AND THEY WOULD
  • 00:22:25.963 --> 00:22:26.964
  • SOMETHING NEW, AND THEY WOULDLEARN TO BE FAITHFUL IN
  • 00:22:26.964 --> 00:22:28.199
  • LEARN TO BE FAITHFUL INTHE PROCESS.
  • 00:22:28.199 --> 00:22:30.735
  • THE PROCESS.THEY WOULD GRASP THIS IDEA THAT
  • 00:22:30.735 --> 00:22:32.636
  • THEY WOULD GRASP THIS IDEA THATIT'S YOUR GOODNESS THAT LEADS
  • 00:22:32.636 --> 00:22:34.205
  • IT'S YOUR GOODNESS THAT LEADSTHEM TO REPENTANCE, THAT IT'S
  • 00:22:34.205 --> 00:22:35.973
  • THEM TO REPENTANCE, THAT IT'SYOU THAT BRINGS SALVATION.
  • 00:22:35.973 --> 00:22:37.141
  • YOU THAT BRINGS SALVATION.YOU'RE THE ONE THAT GAVE YOUR
  • 00:22:37.141 --> 00:22:38.275
  • YOU'RE THE ONE THAT GAVE YOURLIFE, NOT OUR LIFE TO YOURS.
  • 00:22:38.275 --> 00:22:39.176
  • LIFE, NOT OUR LIFE TO YOURS.IT'S REALLY-- IT'S ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:22:39.176 --> 00:22:42.747
  • IT'S REALLY-- IT'S ABOUT YOU.SO, I PRAY FOR ALL THE
  • 00:22:42.747 --> 00:22:44.415
  • SO, I PRAY FOR ALL THEINFORMATION, TONIGHT...WE'LL
  • 00:22:44.415 --> 00:22:46.851
  • INFORMATION, TONIGHT...WE'LLACTUALLY MOVE INTO REVELATION.
  • 00:22:46.851 --> 00:22:48.786
  • ACTUALLY MOVE INTO REVELATION.THEY WOULD BE SEEDS.
  • 00:22:48.786 --> 00:22:50.154
  • THEY WOULD BE SEEDS.AND I PRAY THAT TOMORROW
  • 00:22:50.154 --> 00:22:51.455
  • AND I PRAY THAT TOMORROWMORNING WE WOULD WAKE UP AND
  • 00:22:51.455 --> 00:22:52.857
  • MORNING WE WOULD WAKE UP ANDTHE COMING DAYS AND WEEKS OF
  • 00:22:52.857 --> 00:22:54.925
  • THE COMING DAYS AND WEEKS OFOUR LIVES THAT WE GIVE YOU
  • 00:22:54.925 --> 00:22:55.726
  • OUR LIVES THAT WE GIVE YOUPERMISSION, RIGHT NOW -- THIS
  • 00:22:55.726 --> 00:23:00.064
  • PERMISSION, RIGHT NOW -- THISIS FOR EVERYONE IN THE ROOM --
  • 00:23:00.064 --> 00:23:01.432
  • IS FOR EVERYONE IN THE ROOM --WE GIVE YOU PERMISSION, GOD,
  • 00:23:01.432 --> 00:23:02.099
  • WE GIVE YOU PERMISSION, GOD,TO GO TO EVERY CORNER
  • 00:23:02.099 --> 00:23:02.900
  • TO GO TO EVERY CORNEROF OUR HEART.
  • 00:23:02.900 --> 00:23:05.403
  • 'CAUSE WE KNOW THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:23:06.637 --> 00:23:07.505
  • 'CAUSE WE KNOW THAT YOU'REBEING FORMED IN US AND THAT
  • 00:23:07.505 --> 00:23:08.406
  • BEING FORMED IN US AND THATTHIS IS THE JOURNEY
  • 00:23:08.406 --> 00:23:09.140
  • THIS IS THE JOURNEYAND A PROCESS.
  • 00:23:09.140 --> 00:23:09.940
  • AND A PROCESS.AND WE GIVE YOU FULL PERMISSION
  • 00:23:09.940 --> 00:23:12.009
  • AND WE GIVE YOU FULL PERMISSIONTO LET SALVATION COVER EVERY
  • 00:23:12.009 --> 00:23:14.211
  • TO LET SALVATION COVER EVERYAREA OF OUR LIFE AND THAT WE'D
  • 00:23:14.211 --> 00:23:15.479
  • AREA OF OUR LIFE AND THAT WE'DEXPERIENCE YOUR GRACE, THAT
  • 00:23:15.479 --> 00:23:18.082
  • EXPERIENCE YOUR GRACE, THATWE'D EXPERIENCE YOUR ABUNDANCE
  • 00:23:18.082 --> 00:23:19.517
  • WE'D EXPERIENCE YOUR ABUNDANCETHAT HAS NO END BECAUSE YOU'RE
  • 00:23:19.517 --> 00:23:20.484
  • THAT HAS NO END BECAUSE YOU'REA GOD THAT HAS NO END.
  • 00:23:20.484 --> 00:23:22.720
  • A GOD THAT HAS NO END.SO, I PRAY FOR PEOPLE IN THIS
  • 00:23:22.720 --> 00:23:24.388
  • SO, I PRAY FOR PEOPLE IN THISROOM THAT WE WOULD STEP INTO
  • 00:23:24.388 --> 00:23:25.790
  • ROOM THAT WE WOULD STEP INTOTHIS, NOT JUST IN THEORY, IN
  • 00:23:25.790 --> 00:23:27.925
  • THIS, NOT JUST IN THEORY, INTHEOLOGY, BUT EXPERIENTIALLY.
  • 00:23:27.925 --> 00:23:30.995
  • THEOLOGY, BUT EXPERIENTIALLY.SO, I PRAY FOR A GRACE TO REST
  • 00:23:30.995 --> 00:23:32.496
  • SO, I PRAY FOR A GRACE TO RESTON YOU TONIGHT TO STEP INTO
  • 00:23:32.496 --> 00:23:35.132
  • ON YOU TONIGHT TO STEP INTOTHIS EVEN MORE.
  • 00:23:35.132 --> 00:23:36.967
  • THIS EVEN MORE.AND I PRAY FOR ANYONE IN THIS
  • 00:23:36.967 --> 00:23:38.836
  • AND I PRAY FOR ANYONE IN THISROOM THAT YOU-- THAT YOU KNOW
  • 00:23:38.836 --> 00:23:39.837
  • ROOM THAT YOU-- THAT YOU KNOWEXACTLY WHERE YOU GOT OFF,
  • 00:23:39.837 --> 00:23:42.173
  • EXACTLY WHERE YOU GOT OFF,WHERE YOU GOT DERAILED.
  • 00:23:42.173 --> 00:23:44.542
  • WHERE YOU GOT DERAILED.I PRAY THAT TONIGHT WOULD BE A
  • 00:23:44.542 --> 00:23:45.209
  • I PRAY THAT TONIGHT WOULD BE AMOMENT OF JUST MAKING THINGS
  • 00:23:45.209 --> 00:23:46.811
  • MOMENT OF JUST MAKING THINGSRIGHT...JUST MAKING THINGS
  • 00:23:46.811 --> 00:23:48.112
  • RIGHT...JUST MAKING THINGSRIGHT IN YOUR HEART, LIKE:
  • 00:23:48.112 --> 00:23:48.779
  • RIGHT IN YOUR HEART, LIKE:OKAY, I NEED TO BACK OFF
  • 00:23:48.779 --> 00:23:50.347
  • OKAY, I NEED TO BACK OFFTHE STRIVING.
  • 00:23:50.347 --> 00:23:51.615
  • THE STRIVING.I NEED TO BACK OFF TRYING TO
  • 00:23:51.615 --> 00:23:52.716
  • I NEED TO BACK OFF TRYING TOATTAIN SOMETHING, THAT HE'S THE
  • 00:23:52.716 --> 00:23:57.455
  • AND, HONESTLY, AT THE END
  • 00:23:58.589 --> 00:23:59.190
  • AND, HONESTLY, AT THE ENDOF THE DAY, I PRAY THAT
  • 00:23:59.190 --> 00:23:59.890
  • OF THE DAY, I PRAY THATEVERYONE, THAT THEIR IDENTITY
  • 00:23:59.890 --> 00:24:00.624
  • EVERYONE, THAT THEIR IDENTITYWOULD BE SO JOYOUS, SO
  • 00:24:00.624 --> 00:24:03.227
  • WOULD BE SO JOYOUS, SOJOY-FILLED.
  • 00:24:03.227 --> 00:24:05.262
  • JOY-FILLED.IT WOULD BE SO CONTAGIOUS THAT
  • 00:24:05.262 --> 00:24:06.297
  • IT WOULD BE SO CONTAGIOUS THATPEOPLE ARE GONNA COME UP TO YOU
  • 00:24:06.297 --> 00:24:07.765
  • PEOPLE ARE GONNA COME UP TO YOUAND I AND SAY: "WHO'S
  • 00:24:07.765 --> 00:24:08.599
  • AND I AND SAY: "WHO'SYOUR DADDY?
  • 00:24:08.599 --> 00:24:09.767
  • YOUR DADDY?WHAT IS IT ABOUT YOU?"
  • 00:24:09.767 --> 00:24:12.102
  • WHAT IS IT ABOUT YOU?"AND I PRAY THAT THAT WOULD BE A
  • 00:24:12.102 --> 00:24:15.306
  • AND I PRAY THAT THAT WOULD BE AFRUIT, THAT WOULD BE A SYMPTOM
  • 00:24:15.306 --> 00:24:16.373
  • FRUIT, THAT WOULD BE A SYMPTOMOF THIS SHIFT IN OUR LIVES THAT
  • 00:24:16.373 --> 00:24:17.942
  • OF THIS SHIFT IN OUR LIVES THATPEOPLE WILL SAY, "WHOA, WHAT
  • 00:24:17.942 --> 00:24:19.043
  • PEOPLE WILL SAY, "WHOA, WHATHAPPENED TO YOU?"
  • 00:24:19.043 --> 00:24:20.845
  • HAPPENED TO YOU?"AND SO, I JUST DECLARE THAT
  • 00:24:20.845 --> 00:24:22.179
  • AND SO, I JUST DECLARE THATOVER YOU.
  • 00:24:22.179 --> 00:24:22.913
  • OVER YOU.SOME OF YOU ARE GONNA HEAR THAT
  • 00:24:22.913 --> 00:24:23.614
  • SOME OF YOU ARE GONNA HEAR THATIN THE COMING DAYS AND WEEKS.
  • 00:24:23.614 --> 00:24:24.715
  • IN THE COMING DAYS AND WEEKS.LIKE PEOPLE SAID-- :
  • 00:24:24.715 --> 00:24:25.316
  • LIKE PEOPLE SAID-- :"SOMETHING IS DIFFERENT
  • 00:24:25.316 --> 00:24:25.783
  • "SOMETHING IS DIFFERENTABOUT YOU.
  • 00:24:25.783 --> 00:24:26.383
  • ABOUT YOU.WHAT IS IT?"
  • 00:24:26.383 --> 00:24:27.284
  • WHAT IS IT?"AND IT'S BECAUSE THAT YOU GOT
  • 00:24:27.284 --> 00:24:28.352
  • AND IT'S BECAUSE THAT YOU GOTBACK IN THIS LANE.
  • 00:24:28.352 --> 00:24:30.221
  • BACK IN THIS LANE.AND SO, I BLESS EVERYONE IN
  • 00:24:30.221 --> 00:24:31.088
  • AND SO, I BLESS EVERYONE INTHIS ROOM.
  • 00:24:31.088 --> 00:24:31.989
  • THIS ROOM.AND EVERYBODY SAID...
  • 00:24:31.989 --> 00:24:32.857
  • AND EVERYBODY SAID...- AUDIENCE: AMEN.
  • 00:24:32.857 --> 00:24:33.557
  • - AUDIENCE: AMEN.- ERIC: AMEN. AMEN.
  • 00:24:33.557 --> 00:24:34.859
  • - ERIC: AMEN. AMEN.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]THE JOY IN SALVATION IS ENDLESS
  • 00:24:36.293 --> 00:24:37.761
  • THE JOY IN SALVATION IS ENDLESSBECAUSE THE GOD THAT BRINGS IT
  • 00:24:37.761 --> 00:24:38.762
  • BECAUSE THE GOD THAT BRINGS ITHAS NO END.
  • 00:24:38.762 --> 00:24:40.564
  • HAS NO END.IT IS SUCH A GOOD REMINDER THAT
  • 00:24:40.564 --> 00:24:42.366
  • IT IS SUCH A GOOD REMINDER THATTHERE IS NO LACK OF JOY IN THE
  • 00:24:42.366 --> 00:24:45.703
  • THERE IS NO LACK OF JOY IN THEKINGDOM OF HEAVEN.
  • 00:24:45.703 --> 00:24:46.403
  • KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.IF THIS TOPIC INSPIRES YOU TO
  • 00:24:46.403 --> 00:24:47.404
  • IF THIS TOPIC INSPIRES YOU TOBETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR JOYFUL
  • 00:24:47.404 --> 00:24:48.672
  • BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR JOYFULIDENTITY IN CHRIST, BE SURE YOU
  • 00:24:48.672 --> 00:24:52.243
  • IDENTITY IN CHRIST, BE SURE YOUGET YOUR OWN COPY OF OUR BETHEL
  • 00:24:52.243 --> 00:24:53.844
  • "KINGDOM INHERITANCE,"
  • 00:24:55.513 --> 00:24:56.113
  • "KINGDOM INHERITANCE,""SONS & DAUGHTERS," AND
  • 00:24:56.113 --> 00:24:58.048
  • "SONS & DAUGHTERS," ANDKRIS VALLOTTON'S WORKBOOK
  • 00:24:58.048 --> 00:24:58.682
  • KRIS VALLOTTON'S WORKBOOK"THE SUPERNATURAL WAYS OF
  • 00:24:58.682 --> 00:24:59.717
  • "THE SUPERNATURAL WAYS OFROYALTY."
  • 00:24:59.717 --> 00:25:01.385
  • ROYALTY."BE BLESSED THIS WEEK AS YOU
  • 00:25:01.385 --> 00:25:03.654
  • BE BLESSED THIS WEEK AS YOUCARRY THE JOY OF SALVATION WITH
  • 00:25:03.654 --> 00:25:04.488
  • CARRY THE JOY OF SALVATION WITHYOU AT HOME, AT WORK, AND IN
  • 00:25:04.488 --> 00:25:05.689
  • YOU AT HOME, AT WORK, AND INYOUR CITY.
  • 00:25:05.689 --> 00:25:08.759
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: YOU POSSESS
  • 00:25:09.994 --> 00:25:10.728
  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: YOU POSSESSMORE HEAVENLY AUTHORITY, POWER,
  • 00:25:10.728 --> 00:25:11.462
  • MORE HEAVENLY AUTHORITY, POWER,AND FAVOR THAN YOU'RE CURRENTLY
  • 00:25:11.462 --> 00:25:13.430
  • BUT YOU CAN STEP INTO THIS
  • 00:25:14.665 --> 00:25:15.366
  • BUT YOU CAN STEP INTO THISHIGHER LEVEL OF LIVING SIMPLY
  • 00:25:15.366 --> 00:25:16.634
  • HIGHER LEVEL OF LIVING SIMPLYBY DISCOVERING YOUR IDENTITY.
  • 00:25:16.634 --> 00:25:18.969
  • BY DISCOVERING YOUR IDENTITY.IN "KINGDOM INHERITANCE," A
  • 00:25:18.969 --> 00:25:20.237
  • IN "KINGDOM INHERITANCE," AFIVE-MESSAGE SERIES ON AUDIO
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  • FIVE-MESSAGE SERIES ON AUDIOCD, BILL JOHNSON AND HIS FELLOW
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  • CD, BILL JOHNSON AND HIS FELLOWBETHEL TEACHERS REVEAL HOW TO
  • 00:25:25.910 --> 00:25:27.144
  • BETHEL TEACHERS REVEAL HOW TOEMBRACE AND WIELD THE AUTHORITY
  • 00:25:27.144 --> 00:25:27.811
  • EMBRACE AND WIELD THE AUTHORITYGOD HAS ALREADY GIVEN YOU IN
  • 00:25:27.811 --> 00:25:29.947
  • IT'S YOURS TODAY IN THANKS FOR
  • 00:25:31.315 --> 00:25:33.117
  • IT'S YOURS TODAY IN THANKS FORANY GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN'S
  • 00:25:33.117 --> 00:25:34.752
  • ANY GIFT OF SUPPORT TO TBN'SGLOBAL MISSION TO ADVANCE THE
  • 00:25:34.752 --> 00:25:35.553
  • GLOBAL MISSION TO ADVANCE THEKINGDOM OF JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:25:35.553 --> 00:25:36.887
  • KINGDOM OF JESUS CHRIST.TO TAKE YOU FARTHER AND FASTER
  • 00:25:36.887 --> 00:25:38.756
  • TO TAKE YOU FARTHER AND FASTERIN DISCOVERING YOUR TRUE
  • 00:25:38.756 --> 00:25:40.291
  • IN DISCOVERING YOUR TRUEIDENTITY, WE'LL SEND YOU
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  • IDENTITY, WE'LL SEND YOUTHE SIX-MESSAGE DVD SET
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  • THE SIX-MESSAGE DVD SET"SONS & DAUGHTERS" AND
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  • "SONS & DAUGHTERS" AND"THE SUPERNATURAL WAYS OF
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  • "THE SUPERNATURAL WAYS OFROYALTY" WORKBOOK, PLUS THE
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  • ROYALTY" WORKBOOK, PLUS THEENTIRE "KINGDOM INHERITANCE" CD
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  • ENTIRE "KINGDOM INHERITANCE" CDSET, IN THANKS FOR YOUR GIFT OF
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  • [SOUND OF VEGETABLES BEINGCHOPPED]
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  • CHOPPED]♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪
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  • ♪ GOD, OUR FATHER ♪♪ LORD OF ALL ♪
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  • ♪ LORD OF ALL ♪[CLATTERING]
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  • [CLATTERING][GIGGLES]
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  • [GIGGLES][CLATTERING]
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  • [CLATTERING][LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]- DAUGHTER: MAMA, CAN YOU
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  • - DAUGHTER: MAMA, CAN YOUDANCE WITH ME?
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  • DANCE WITH ME?- MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!
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  • - MOTHER: OH, OF COURSE, BABE!OH...YEAH...
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  • OH...YEAH...[MIRTHFUL SOUNDS]
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  • [MIRTHFUL SOUNDS][VOCALIZING]
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  • [VOCALIZING][BABY GIGGLING]
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  • [BABY GIGGLING][MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- ERIC: PERHAPS YOU'RE
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  • - ERIC: PERHAPS YOU'REWATCHING THIS TODAY AND YOU DO
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  • WATCHING THIS TODAY AND YOU DONOT KNOW JESUS.
  • 00:26:41.218 --> 00:26:42.152
  • NOT KNOW JESUS.YOU HAVE NEVER
  • 00:26:42.152 --> 00:26:43.320
  • YOU HAVE NEVERSURRENDERED YOUR LIFE TO HIM.
  • 00:26:43.320 --> 00:26:44.989
  • SURRENDERED YOUR LIFE TO HIM.AND SOMETHING INSIDE OF YOU,
  • 00:26:44.989 --> 00:26:45.823
  • AND SOMETHING INSIDE OF YOU,RIGHT NOW, IS WANTING TO
  • 00:26:45.823 --> 00:26:46.657
  • RIGHT NOW, IS WANTING TOCHANGE THAT.
  • 00:26:46.657 --> 00:26:48.158
  • CHANGE THAT.JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS SO THAT
  • 00:26:48.158 --> 00:26:49.493
  • JESUS DIED ON THE CROSS SO THATOUR SINS WOULD BE FORGIVEN AND
  • 00:26:49.493 --> 00:26:50.861
  • OUR SINS WOULD BE FORGIVEN ANDWE WOULD SPEND ETERNITY
  • 00:26:50.861 --> 00:26:52.029
  • WE WOULD SPEND ETERNITYWITH HIM.
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  • WITH HIM.IF YOU'RE WATCHING, RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:26:53.631 --> 00:26:55.332
  • IF YOU'RE WATCHING, RIGHT NOW,AND YOU WANNA BE A PART OF HIS
  • 00:26:55.332 --> 00:26:56.767
  • AND YOU WANNA BE A PART OF HISSTORY AND FOR HIM TO BECOME THE
  • 00:26:56.767 --> 00:26:57.735
  • STORY AND FOR HIM TO BECOME THEKING OF YOUR LIFE, THEN PRAY
  • 00:26:57.735 --> 00:26:59.169
  • KING OF YOUR LIFE, THEN PRAYWITH ME.
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  • WITH ME.JESUS, RIGHT NOW, I AM
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  • JESUS, RIGHT NOW, I AMSURRENDERING MY ENTIRE LIFE AND
  • 00:27:02.473 --> 00:27:05.075
  • SURRENDERING MY ENTIRE LIFE ANDBEING TO YOU.
  • 00:27:05.075 --> 00:27:06.443
  • BEING TO YOU.I AM ASKING YOU TO FORGIVE MY
  • 00:27:06.443 --> 00:27:07.911
  • I AM ASKING YOU TO FORGIVE MYSINS AND TO BE MY LORD
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  • SINS AND TO BE MY LORDAND SAVIOR.
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  • AND SAVIOR.I PRAY THAT YOU GUIDE ME AND
  • 00:27:11.048 --> 00:27:13.017
  • I PRAY THAT YOU GUIDE ME ANDLEAD ME IN YOUR WAYS.
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  • LEAD ME IN YOUR WAYS.AMEN.
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  • AMEN.[CLOSING MUSIC]
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