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October 2, 2020
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Better Together LIVE | Episode 120

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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: WHEN WE SAY,
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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: WHEN WE SAY,"YES," TO GOD, HE GIVES US
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  • "YES," TO GOD, HE GIVES USTHE COURAGE TO TAKE A STAND,
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  • THE COURAGE TO TAKE A STAND,LOVE RADICALLY, AND
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  • LOVE RADICALLY, ANDTO SERVE OTHERS WELL.
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  • TO SERVE OTHERS WELL.TODAY WE'RE TALKING ABOUT
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  • TODAY WE'RE TALKING ABOUTHOW TO LIVE BRAVE.
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  • HOW TO LIVE BRAVE.COME ON, JOIN US.
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  • COME ON, JOIN US.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]- CHRISTINE CAINE: YOU KNOW,
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  • - CHRISTINE CAINE: YOU KNOW,I'LL NEVER FORGET WHEN I
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  • I'LL NEVER FORGET WHEN IWAS STANDING AT THE AIRPORT IN
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  • WAS STANDING AT THE AIRPORT INTHESSALONIKI, GREECE.
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  • THESSALONIKI, GREECE.I WAS GONNA SPEAK AT A
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  • I WAS GONNA SPEAK AT AWOMEN'S CONFERENCE.
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  • WOMEN'S CONFERENCE.I WAS SO FIRED UP BECAUSE
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  • I WAS SO FIRED UP BECAUSEI LOVE ALL THINGS GREEK,
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  • I LOVE ALL THINGS GREEK,AND I'M GREEK, AND
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  • AND I'M GREEK, ANDEVERYONE WANTS TO BE GREEK.
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  • EVERYONE WANTS TO BE GREEK.AND IF YOU'VE SEEN
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  • AND IF YOU'VE SEEN"MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING,"
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  • "MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING,"THAT IS MY BIG, FAT GREEK LIFE,
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  • THAT IS MY BIG, FAT GREEK LIFE,AND SO I WAS SO PUMPED.
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  • AND SO I WAS SO PUMPED.AND I'M STANDING AT THE
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  • AND I'M STANDING AT THEBAGGAGE CAROUSEL.
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  • BAGGAGE CAROUSEL.I HAD JUST HAD MY SECOND
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  • I HAD JUST HAD MY SECONDDAUGHTER, SOME-40--
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  • DAUGHTER, SOME-40--WHEN YOU'RE 40,
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  • WHEN YOU'RE 40,AND YOU POP OUT A KID,
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  • AND YOU POP OUT A KID,YOU ARE NOT LOOKING FOR
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  • YOU ARE NOT LOOKING FORANYTHING NEW TO DO.
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  • ANYTHING NEW TO DO.YOU WANT A PURPLE HEART.
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  • YOU WANT A PURPLE HEART.YOU WANNA GO SIT IN
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  • YOU WANNA GO SIT INSANTORINI AND JUST GO,
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  • SANTORINI AND JUST GO,"THANK YOU, LORD.
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  • "THANK YOU, LORD.THIS IS AWESOME."
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  • THIS IS AWESOME."- LAURIE: YOU ARE BRAVE.
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  • - LAURIE: YOU ARE BRAVE.- CHRISTINE: SO I WAS NOT
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  • - CHRISTINE: SO I WAS NOTLOOKING FOR ANYTHING.
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  • LOOKING FOR ANYTHING.YOU ARE BRAVE-- PERIOD.
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  • YOU ARE BRAVE-- PERIOD.THAT IS BRAVERY.
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  • THAT IS BRAVERY.[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]AND I'M STANDING THERE,
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  • AND I'M STANDING THERE,WAITING FOR MY BAG, AND AS
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  • WAITING FOR MY BAG, AND ASI'M WAITING FOR MY BAG,
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  • I'M WAITING FOR MY BAG,I LOOK UP, AND I SEE ALL OF
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  • I LOOK UP, AND I SEE ALL OFTHESE POSTERS OF THESE
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  • THESE POSTERS OF THESEYOUNG WOMEN AND CHILDREN,
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  • YOUNG WOMEN AND CHILDREN,LIKE, JUST, THERE WAS SO
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  • LIKE, JUST, THERE WAS SOMANY CHILDREN.
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  • MANY CHILDREN.THAT'S WHAT GRABBED MY
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  • THAT'S WHAT GRABBED MYATTENTION.
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  • ATTENTION.AND BECAUSE I CAN READ GREEK,
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  • AND BECAUSE I CAN READ GREEK,IT JUST KEPT SAYING,
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  • IT JUST KEPT SAYING,"MISSING, MISSING,
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  • "MISSING, MISSING,MISSING, MISSING."
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  • MISSING, MISSING."I'M THINKING,
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  • I'M THINKING,"THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE."
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  • "THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE."LIKE, THERE WERE JUST SO MANY
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  • LIKE, THERE WERE JUST SO MANYMISSING PEOPLE.
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  • MISSING PEOPLE.I THOUGHT, "WHAT IS
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  • I THOUGHT, "WHAT ISHAPPENING IN THIS PART OF
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  • HAPPENING IN THIS PART OFTHE WORLD THAT THERE'S SO
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  • THE WORLD THAT THERE'S SOMANY MISSING CHILDREN
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  • MANY MISSING CHILDRENAND WOMEN?"
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  • AND WOMEN?"AND AS I WAS LOOKING,
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  • AND AS I WAS LOOKING,I JUST REMEMBER, I WAS
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  • I JUST REMEMBER, I WASLOOKING AT ALL OF THESE
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  • LOOKING AT ALL OF THESEKIDS, AND THERE WAS ONE
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  • KIDS, AND THERE WAS ONELITTLE GIRL, AND WHEN I
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  • LITTLE GIRL, AND WHEN IGOT TO HER, HER NAME WAS
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  • GOT TO HER, HER NAME WASSOPHIA, AND THAT WAS THE
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  • SOPHIA, AND THAT WAS THENAME OF MY BABY THAT I HAD
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  • NAME OF MY BABY THAT I HADJUST BIRTHED, SO, LIKE,
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  • JUST BIRTHED, SO, LIKE,"SOPHIA."
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  • "SOPHIA."AND THIS IS WHAT I
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  • AND THIS IS WHAT ICOULD SAY TO YOU ALL.
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  • COULD SAY TO YOU ALL.IN THIS MOMENT, I WENT
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  • IN THIS MOMENT, I WENTFROM LOOKING AT SOMEONE
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  • FROM LOOKING AT SOMEONEELSE'S MISSING CHILD TO
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  • ELSE'S MISSING CHILD TOSEEING WHO COULD'VE BEEN
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  • SEEING WHO COULD'VE BEENMY OWN DAUGHTER.
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  • MY OWN DAUGHTER.AND, YOU KNOW, I MEAN,
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  • AND, YOU KNOW, I MEAN,YOU'VE JUST GIVEN BIRTH.
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  • YOU'VE JUST GIVEN BIRTH.YOU'RE HORMONAL ANYWAY,
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  • YOU'RE HORMONAL ANYWAY,LIKE, IT'S ALL, LIKE, IN
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  • LIKE, IT'S ALL, LIKE, INTHERE.
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  • THERE.AND I JUST STARTED WEEPING
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  • AND I JUST STARTED WEEPING'CAUSE I'M THINKING--
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  • 'CAUSE I'M THINKING--I WAS THINKING OF THAT
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  • I WAS THINKING OF THATCHILD'S MOTHER, LIKE, WHAT
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  • CHILD'S MOTHER, LIKE, WHATMUST SHE BE GOING THROUGH.
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  • MUST SHE BE GOING THROUGH.LIKE, ALL OF THAT WAS JUST
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  • LIKE, ALL OF THAT WAS JUSTREALLY DEEP, AND I STILL
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  • REALLY DEEP, AND I STILLDIDN'T KNOW REALLY WHAT
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  • DIDN'T KNOW REALLY WHATWAS GOING ON.
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  • WAS GOING ON.I WENT ON TO FIND OUT--
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  • I WENT ON TO FIND OUT--JUST TO CUT A LONG STORY
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  • JUST TO CUT A LONG STORYSHORT-- THAT THESE WERE
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  • SHORT-- THAT THESE WERETHE ALLEGED VICTIMS OF
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  • THE ALLEGED VICTIMS OFHUMAN TRAFFICKING.
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  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING.NOW, THIS WAS PROBABLY 15
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  • NOW, THIS WAS PROBABLY 15YEARS AGO WHEN I FIRST SAW
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  • YEARS AGO WHEN I FIRST SAWTHIS, AND I DIDN'T EVEN
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  • THIS, AND I DIDN'T EVENKNOW THAT IT EXISTED.
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  • KNOW THAT IT EXISTED.I GOTTA SAY THAT.
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  • I GOTTA SAY THAT.I DID NOT KNOW SLAVERY WAS
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  • I DID NOT KNOW SLAVERY WASSTILL HAPPENING IN THE
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  • STILL HAPPENING IN THEWORLD TODAY.
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  • WORLD TODAY.I DIDN'T KNOW HUMAN
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  • I DIDN'T KNOW HUMANTRAFFICKING WAS A THING,
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  • TRAFFICKING WAS A THING,AND I WAS ABSOLUTELY
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  • AND I WAS ABSOLUTELYSTUNNED THAT, IN MY
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  • STUNNED THAT, IN MYLIFETIME, THIS WAS GOING
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  • LIFETIME, THIS WAS GOINGON, AND IT WAS ACTUALLY
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  • ON, AND IT WAS ACTUALLYTHE FASTEST-GROWING CRIME
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  • THE FASTEST-GROWING CRIMEWORLDWIDE.
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  • WORLDWIDE.FASTER THAN THE
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  • FASTER THAN THETRAFFICKING OF DRUGS OR
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  • TRAFFICKING OF DRUGS ORARMAMENTS WAS THE
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  • ARMAMENTS WAS THETRAFFICKING OF HUMAN BEINGS.
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  • TRAFFICKING OF HUMAN BEINGS.AND HERE I WAS, SO I'M 40,
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  • AND HERE I WAS, SO I'M 40,NEARLY 41 YEARS OLD.
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  • NEARLY 41 YEARS OLD.I'VE GOT TWO KIDS.
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  • I'VE GOT TWO KIDS.NICK AND I ARE ALREADY
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  • NICK AND I ARE ALREADYTRAVELING 300 DAYS A YEAR
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  • TRAVELING 300 DAYS A YEARALL OVER THE WORLD.
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  • ALL OVER THE WORLD.WE'VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR
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  • WE'VE BEEN DOING THIS FORDECADES, BUILDING THE
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  • DECADES, BUILDING THELOCAL CHURCH, RELEASED
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  • LOCAL CHURCH, RELEASEDFROM OUR CHURCH TO BE
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  • FROM OUR CHURCH TO BEDOING ALL OF THIS
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  • DOING ALL OF THISPREACHING, TEACHING, DOING
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  • PREACHING, TEACHING, DOINGEVERYTHING.
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  • EVERYTHING.AND I'M CONFRONTED AT THIS
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  • AND I'M CONFRONTED AT THISMOMENT-- YOU KNOW, WHEN
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  • MOMENT-- YOU KNOW, WHENYOU LOOK, YOU CAN LOOK
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  • YOU LOOK, YOU CAN LOOKAWAY, BUT WHEN YOU SEE,
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  • AWAY, BUT WHEN YOU SEE,YOU CAN'T UN-SEE AND SO IN
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  • YOU CAN'T UN-SEE AND SO INTHAT MOMENT, THE LORD'S
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  • THAT MOMENT, THE LORD'SLIKE, "I'VE LET YOU SEE,
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  • LIKE, "I'VE LET YOU SEE,AND YOU WILL NEVER UN-SEE
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  • AND YOU WILL NEVER UN-SEETHIS, CHRISTINE.
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  • THIS, CHRISTINE.WHAT CAN YOU DO?"
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  • WHAT CAN YOU DO?"AND, I GUESS, LET ME JUST
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  • AND, I GUESS, LET ME JUSTSUM IT UP HERE, AND THIS
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  • SUM IT UP HERE, AND THISIS THE BRAVERY PART FOR
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  • IS THE BRAVERY PART FORALL OF US.
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  • ALL OF US.I MEAN, PEOPLE GO, "WOW,
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  • I MEAN, PEOPLE GO, "WOW,CHRISTINE, HERE SHE IS
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  • CHRISTINE, HERE SHE ISTODAY." THEY SEE A21, ALL
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  • TODAY." THEY SEE A21, ALLTHESE YEARS LATER.
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  • THESE YEARS LATER.YOU KNOW, WE HAVE 22
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  • YOU KNOW, WE HAVE 22OFFICES IN 18 COUNTRIES
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  • OFFICES IN 18 COUNTRIESAROUND THE WORLD.
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  • AROUND THE WORLD.PEOPLE ARE BEING RESCUED
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  • PEOPLE ARE BEING RESCUEDEVERY SINGLE DAY.
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  • EVERY SINGLE DAY.TRAFFICKERS ARE GOING TO JAIL.
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  • TRAFFICKERS ARE GOING TO JAIL.WE HAVE COMPREHENSIVE
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  • WE HAVE COMPREHENSIVEPROGRAMS EDUCATING
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  • PROGRAMS EDUCATINGMILLIONS OF PEOPLE ALL
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  • MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ALLAROUND THE WORLD.
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  • AROUND THE WORLD.PEOPLE SEE THIS HERE.
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  • PEOPLE SEE THIS HERE.BUT ALL OF THAT STARTED
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  • BUT ALL OF THAT STARTEDWITH ME IN THE
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  • WITH ME IN THETHESSALONIKI AIRPORT,
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  • THESSALONIKI AIRPORT,15 YEARS AGO, MAKING A
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  • 15 YEARS AGO, MAKING ADECISION THAT I WASN'T
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  • DECISION THAT I WASN'TGOING TO IGNORE THE
  • 00:04:01.264 --> 00:04:02.265
  • GOING TO IGNORE THEPOSTERS, AND I'M HAVING A
  • 00:04:02.265 --> 00:04:05.768
  • POSTERS, AND I'M HAVING AFIGHT WITH GOD.
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  • FIGHT WITH GOD.I'LL NEVER FORGET IT, AND
  • 00:04:07.070 --> 00:04:07.603
  • I'LL NEVER FORGET IT, ANDWHEN I FELT THIS SENSE
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  • WHEN I FELT THIS SENSETHAT I HAD TO DO
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  • THAT I HAD TO DOSOMETHING, I LITERALLY HAD
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  • SOMETHING, I LITERALLY HADTHIS THING WITH THE LORD
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  • THIS THING WITH THE LORDGOING, "BUT, GOD, I LIVE
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  • GOING, "BUT, GOD, I LIVEIN AUSTRALIA, AND THIS IS
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  • IN AUSTRALIA, AND THIS ISGREECE." "BUT, GOD, I,
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  • GREECE." "BUT, GOD, I,YOU KNOW, I'M A WOMAN."
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  • YOU KNOW, I'M A WOMAN.""BUT, GOD, I DON'T HAVE AN
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  • "BUT, GOD, I DON'T HAVE ANEXTRA, YOU KNOW, $20 MILLION."
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  • EXTRA, YOU KNOW, $20 MILLION.""BUT GOD, I DON'T HAVE A
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  • "BUT GOD, I DON'T HAVE ADEGREE IN KNOWING WHAT HUMAN
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  • DEGREE IN KNOWING WHAT HUMANTRAFFICKING--"
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  • TRAFFICKING--"I REMEMBER GOING,
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  • I REMEMBER GOING,"BUT, GOD, THIS IS
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  • "BUT, GOD, THIS ISRUSSIAN AND ALBANIAN MAFIA.
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  • RUSSIAN AND ALBANIAN MAFIA.THEY KILL PEOPLE.
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  • THEY KILL PEOPLE.LIKE, WHAT AM I SUPPOSED
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  • LIKE, WHAT AM I SUPPOSEDTO DO?"
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  • TO DO?"AND, YOU KNOW, I HAD MY
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  • AND, YOU KNOW, I HAD MYLISTS OF "BUTS," WHICH IS
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  • LISTS OF "BUTS," WHICH ISWHAT WE ALL SORT OF DO.
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  • WHAT WE ALL SORT OF DO.LITERALLY, I WAS THINKING
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  • LITERALLY, I WAS THINKINGOF THEM.
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  • OF THEM.YOU KNOW, IT WAS LIKE THE
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  • YOU KNOW, IT WAS LIKE THELORD GAVE ME THIS SNAPSHOT
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  • LORD GAVE ME THIS SNAPSHOTOF, LIKE, MOSES WITH THE
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  • OF, LIKE, MOSES WITH THEBURNING BUSH.
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  • BURNING BUSH.YOU KNOW, THE LORD SAYS,
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  • YOU KNOW, THE LORD SAYS,"I'VE CHOSEN YOU TO RESCUE
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  • "I'VE CHOSEN YOU TO RESCUEAND SET MY PEOPLE FREE."
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  • AND SET MY PEOPLE FREE."AND MOSES GOES,
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  • AND MOSES GOES,"BUT, GOD, I AM NOT ELOQUENT,"
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  • "BUT, GOD, I AM NOT ELOQUENT,"TO WHICH GOD IS LIKE, "WOW,
  • 00:04:51.614 --> 00:04:52.749
  • TO WHICH GOD IS LIKE, "WOW,THAT WAS GONNA BE THE DEAL
  • 00:04:52.749 --> 00:04:53.316
  • THAT WAS GONNA BE THE DEALBREAKER ON THE PARTING OF
  • 00:04:53.316 --> 00:04:55.818
  • BREAKER ON THE PARTING OFTHE RED SEA.
  • 00:04:55.818 --> 00:04:56.652
  • THE RED SEA.YOUR ABILITY TO SPEAK WAS
  • 00:04:56.652 --> 00:04:57.854
  • YOUR ABILITY TO SPEAK WASGONNA REALLY MAKE ME BE
  • 00:04:57.854 --> 00:04:59.355
  • GONNA REALLY MAKE ME BEABLE TO PART--"
  • 00:04:59.355 --> 00:05:00.223
  • ABLE TO PART--"AND IT WAS LIKE THE
  • 00:05:00.223 --> 00:05:00.723
  • AND IT WAS LIKE THELORD SAID TO ME,
  • 00:05:00.723 --> 00:05:01.591
  • LORD SAID TO ME,"CHRISTINE, YOU, AT YOUR
  • 00:05:01.591 --> 00:05:03.126
  • "CHRISTINE, YOU, AT YOURBEST, YOU WITH ALL YOUR
  • 00:05:03.126 --> 00:05:04.460
  • BEST, YOU WITH ALL YOURGIFTS AND TALENTS ACTUALLY
  • 00:05:04.460 --> 00:05:05.795
  • GIFTS AND TALENTS ACTUALLYARE NOT ENOUGH TO DO WHAT
  • 00:05:05.795 --> 00:05:08.631
  • ARE NOT ENOUGH TO DO WHATONLY I CAN DO, WHICH IS
  • 00:05:08.631 --> 00:05:10.032
  • ONLY I CAN DO, WHICH ISTHE MIRACULOUS SIDE OF
  • 00:05:10.032 --> 00:05:11.467
  • THE MIRACULOUS SIDE OFTHIS," AND IT WAS-- HERE
  • 00:05:11.467 --> 00:05:14.270
  • THIS," AND IT WAS-- HEREWAS THE THING, AND THIS
  • 00:05:14.270 --> 00:05:15.505
  • WAS THE THING, AND THISMIGHT HELP SOMEBODY, ANY
  • 00:05:15.505 --> 00:05:16.706
  • MIGHT HELP SOMEBODY, ANYOF YOU GIRLS, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:05:16.706 --> 00:05:18.641
  • OF YOU GIRLS, YOU KNOW,BUT THIS MIGHT HELP
  • 00:05:18.641 --> 00:05:19.375
  • BUT THIS MIGHT HELPSOMEONE WATCHING THIS TODAY.
  • 00:05:19.375 --> 00:05:21.310
  • SOMEONE WATCHING THIS TODAY.WHAT I THOUGHT WAS HUMILITY,
  • 00:05:21.310 --> 00:05:22.311
  • WHAT I THOUGHT WAS HUMILITY,"BUT, GOD, I DON'T KNOW
  • 00:05:22.311 --> 00:05:26.482
  • "BUT, GOD, I DON'T KNOWANYTHING ABOUT THIS,"
  • 00:05:26.482 --> 00:05:27.216
  • ANYTHING ABOUT THIS,""BUT, GOD, I'M ALREADY SO BUSY,"
  • 00:05:27.216 --> 00:05:27.683
  • "BUT, GOD, I'M ALREADY SO BUSY,""BUT, GOD,
  • 00:05:27.683 --> 00:05:28.651
  • "BUT, GOD,THERE'S PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:05:28.651 --> 00:05:29.152
  • THERE'S PEOPLE THATARE BETTER QUALIFIED,"
  • 00:05:29.152 --> 00:05:29.952
  • ARE BETTER QUALIFIED,""BUT, GOD," "BUT, GOD,"
  • 00:05:29.952 --> 00:05:30.620
  • "BUT, GOD," "BUT, GOD,""BUT, GOD."
  • 00:05:30.620 --> 00:05:34.056
  • "BUT, GOD."IT SOUNDS SO HUMBLE.
  • 00:05:34.056 --> 00:05:34.590
  • IT SOUNDS SO HUMBLE.YOU KNOW, "BUT, GOD,
  • 00:05:34.590 --> 00:05:35.091
  • YOU KNOW, "BUT, GOD,I'M NOT SMART ENOUGH,"
  • 00:05:35.091 --> 00:05:35.892
  • I'M NOT SMART ENOUGH,""I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH,"
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  • "I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH,""I'M NOT TALENTED ENOUGH,"
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  • "I'M NOT TALENTED ENOUGH,"BUT THE ROOT OF
  • 00:05:37.727 --> 00:05:39.128
  • BUT THE ROOT OFTHAT IS ACTUALLY PRIDE
  • 00:05:39.128 --> 00:05:40.396
  • THAT IS ACTUALLY PRIDEBECAUSE WHAT I'M SAYING
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  • BECAUSE WHAT I'M SAYINGTO GOD IS THAT MY
  • 00:05:41.931 --> 00:05:45.101
  • TO GOD IS THAT MYLIMITATIONS ARE GREATER
  • 00:05:45.101 --> 00:05:46.969
  • LIMITATIONS ARE GREATERTHAN GOD'S SUPERNATURAL
  • 00:05:46.969 --> 00:05:48.438
  • THAN GOD'S SUPERNATURALABILITY TO DO SOMETHING IN
  • 00:05:48.438 --> 00:05:49.772
  • ABILITY TO DO SOMETHING INAND THROUGH MY LIFE.
  • 00:05:49.772 --> 00:05:52.108
  • AND THROUGH MY LIFE.SO I HAD TO HAVE A CHOICE.
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  • SO I HAD TO HAVE A CHOICE.I WAS CALLING IT "HUMILITY,"
  • 00:05:53.609 --> 00:05:55.044
  • I WAS CALLING IT "HUMILITY,"BUT IT WAS PRIDE.
  • 00:05:55.044 --> 00:05:55.578
  • BUT IT WAS PRIDE.HUMILITY IS KNOWING,
  • 00:05:55.578 --> 00:05:56.913
  • HUMILITY IS KNOWING,"I KNOW I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH."
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  • "I KNOW I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH."LIKE WHEN I LOOK AT WHAT'S
  • 00:05:57.914 --> 00:05:58.548
  • LIKE WHEN I LOOK AT WHAT'SHAPPENED WITH A21 AROUND
  • 00:05:58.548 --> 00:06:00.016
  • HAPPENED WITH A21 AROUNDTHE WORLD, OF COURSE, NICK
  • 00:06:00.016 --> 00:06:01.184
  • THE WORLD, OF COURSE, NICKAND I KNOW THAT WE'RE NOT
  • 00:06:01.184 --> 00:06:02.585
  • AND I KNOW THAT WE'RE NOTGOOD ENOUGH FOR ALL OF THIS.
  • 00:06:02.585 --> 00:06:04.220
  • GOOD ENOUGH FOR ALL OF THIS.THE BREAKTHROUGHS, THE
  • 00:06:04.220 --> 00:06:06.489
  • THE BREAKTHROUGHS, THEOPPORTUNITIES, THE DOORS
  • 00:06:06.489 --> 00:06:07.957
  • OPPORTUNITIES, THE DOORSTHAT HAVE COME, GOD HAS
  • 00:06:07.957 --> 00:06:09.459
  • THAT HAVE COME, GOD HASMADE ALL THAT POSSIBLE.
  • 00:06:09.459 --> 00:06:10.927
  • MADE ALL THAT POSSIBLE.HE WASN'T LOOKING FOR MY
  • 00:06:10.927 --> 00:06:11.527
  • HE WASN'T LOOKING FOR MYABILITY.
  • 00:06:11.527 --> 00:06:12.595
  • ABILITY.HE WAS LOOKING FOR MY
  • 00:06:12.595 --> 00:06:13.763
  • HE WAS LOOKING FOR MYAVAILABILITY.
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  • AVAILABILITY.AND I THINK, AT THE END OF
  • 00:06:14.797 --> 00:06:16.065
  • AND I THINK, AT THE END OFTHE DAY, IF WE'RE SUMMING
  • 00:06:16.065 --> 00:06:17.433
  • THE DAY, IF WE'RE SUMMINGUP THE WHOLE WEEK AND
  • 00:06:17.433 --> 00:06:18.201
  • UP THE WHOLE WEEK ANDWE'RE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:06:18.201 --> 00:06:19.035
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUTBRAVERY AND COURAGE,
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  • BRAVERY AND COURAGE,THAT'S WHAT WE'RE TALKING
  • 00:06:20.236 --> 00:06:20.803
  • THAT'S WHAT WE'RE TALKINGABOUT HERE.
  • 00:06:20.803 --> 00:06:21.938
  • ABOUT HERE.WE'RE SAYING THE FIVE
  • 00:06:21.938 --> 00:06:23.005
  • WE'RE SAYING THE FIVEWOMEN HERE, THERE IS
  • 00:06:23.005 --> 00:06:25.208
  • WOMEN HERE, THERE ISACTUALLY LITERALLY NOTHING
  • 00:06:25.208 --> 00:06:27.276
  • ACTUALLY LITERALLY NOTHINGTHAT EXCEPTIONAL ABOUT US,
  • 00:06:27.276 --> 00:06:29.612
  • THAT EXCEPTIONAL ABOUT US,YOU KNOW, OF COURSE, JADA
  • 00:06:29.612 --> 00:06:31.113
  • YOU KNOW, OF COURSE, JADAAND JANICE, THEIR HAIR IS
  • 00:06:31.113 --> 00:06:32.949
  • AND JANICE, THEIR HAIR ISAWESOME.
  • 00:06:32.949 --> 00:06:33.950
  • AWESOME.BUT THERE'S NOTHING,
  • 00:06:33.950 --> 00:06:35.117
  • BUT THERE'S NOTHING,LIKE, THAT IS,
  • 00:06:35.117 --> 00:06:36.085
  • LIKE, THAT IS,WE ARE-- AND I THINK--
  • 00:06:36.085 --> 00:06:36.786
  • WE ARE-- AND I THINK--I DON'T THINK IT'S
  • 00:06:36.786 --> 00:06:38.221
  • I DON'T THINK IT'SA FALSE HUMILITY.
  • 00:06:38.221 --> 00:06:39.422
  • A FALSE HUMILITY.I THINK ALL OF US WOULD
  • 00:06:39.422 --> 00:06:40.556
  • I THINK ALL OF US WOULDSAY THERE ARE PROBABLY
  • 00:06:40.556 --> 00:06:41.757
  • SAY THERE ARE PROBABLYPEOPLE THAT ARE MUCH
  • 00:06:41.757 --> 00:06:43.192
  • PEOPLE THAT ARE MUCHBETTER AT WHAT WE DO, THAT
  • 00:06:43.192 --> 00:06:44.126
  • BETTER AT WHAT WE DO, THATACTUALLY COULD BE MUCH-- I
  • 00:06:44.126 --> 00:06:44.994
  • ACTUALLY COULD BE MUCH-- IKNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:06:44.994 --> 00:06:46.195
  • KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE THATARE BETTER COMMUNICATORS
  • 00:06:46.195 --> 00:06:46.729
  • ARE BETTER COMMUNICATORSTHAN ME, THAT ARE BETTER
  • 00:06:46.729 --> 00:06:48.498
  • THAN ME, THAT ARE BETTERAT EVERYTHING THAT I DO,
  • 00:06:48.498 --> 00:06:50.166
  • AT EVERYTHING THAT I DO,BUT I DON'T KNOW THAT THEY
  • 00:06:50.166 --> 00:06:52.602
  • BUT I DON'T KNOW THAT THEYSAID, "YES," AND I SAID, "YES."
  • 00:06:52.602 --> 00:06:53.369
  • SAID, "YES," AND I SAID, "YES."THAT'S THE ONLY DIFFERENCE.
  • 00:06:53.369 --> 00:06:53.870
  • THAT'S THE ONLY DIFFERENCE.I DON'T KNOW, JADA, HOW
  • 00:06:53.870 --> 00:06:54.971
  • I DON'T KNOW, JADA, HOWYOU WOULD SEE THAT.
  • 00:06:54.971 --> 00:06:57.139
  • YOU WOULD SEE THAT.- JADA EDWARDS: I THINK
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  • - JADA EDWARDS: I THINKIT'S JUST SO RIGHT ON
  • 00:06:58.074 --> 00:07:00.176
  • IT'S JUST SO RIGHT ONPOINT, ESPECIALLY WITH ALL
  • 00:07:00.176 --> 00:07:01.043
  • POINT, ESPECIALLY WITH ALLTHE CONVERSATIONS WE'VE
  • 00:07:01.043 --> 00:07:01.844
  • THE CONVERSATIONS WE'VEBEEN HAVING THIS WEEK THAT
  • 00:07:01.844 --> 00:07:02.645
  • BEEN HAVING THIS WEEK THATTHERE'S THESE BIG THINGS
  • 00:07:02.645 --> 00:07:04.614
  • THERE'S THESE BIG THINGSTHAT ONLY GOD CAN DO, AND
  • 00:07:04.614 --> 00:07:06.849
  • THAT ONLY GOD CAN DO, ANDTHEN THERE'S THIS DECISION
  • 00:07:06.849 --> 00:07:07.950
  • THEN THERE'S THIS DECISIONAND OBEDIENCE THAT WE HAVE
  • 00:07:07.950 --> 00:07:08.818
  • AND OBEDIENCE THAT WE HAVETO DO.
  • 00:07:08.818 --> 00:07:10.386
  • TO DO.AND SO I THINK THERE'S
  • 00:07:10.386 --> 00:07:11.387
  • AND SO I THINK THERE'SVERY MUCH THIS CALL ON US
  • 00:07:11.387 --> 00:07:13.723
  • VERY MUCH THIS CALL ON USTO RESPOND.
  • 00:07:13.723 --> 00:07:15.391
  • TO RESPOND.AND SO, WHEN YOU THINK
  • 00:07:15.391 --> 00:07:16.826
  • AND SO, WHEN YOU THINKABOUT BEING BRAVE, RIGHT,
  • 00:07:16.826 --> 00:07:17.927
  • ABOUT BEING BRAVE, RIGHT,IT'S NOT BECAUSE YOU FEEL
  • 00:07:17.927 --> 00:07:19.629
  • IT'S NOT BECAUSE YOU FEELLIKE, "I CAN CONQUER
  • 00:07:19.629 --> 00:07:20.496
  • LIKE, "I CAN CONQUERWHAT'S IN FRONT OF ME."
  • 00:07:20.496 --> 00:07:21.330
  • WHAT'S IN FRONT OF ME."IT'S BECAUSE I STAND ON
  • 00:07:21.330 --> 00:07:23.032
  • IT'S BECAUSE I STAND ONTHE PROMISES OF A GOD,
  • 00:07:23.032 --> 00:07:24.166
  • THE PROMISES OF A GOD,WHO'S ALREADY CONQUERED,
  • 00:07:24.166 --> 00:07:25.668
  • WHO'S ALREADY CONQUERED,AND YOU MIGHT NOT REMEMBER
  • 00:07:25.668 --> 00:07:27.236
  • AND YOU MIGHT NOT REMEMBEREVERY SINGLE THING THAT HE
  • 00:07:27.236 --> 00:07:28.804
  • EVERY SINGLE THING THAT HESAID BEFORE YOU SAID,
  • 00:07:28.804 --> 00:07:29.705
  • SAID BEFORE YOU SAID,YES," YOU KNOW, BUT IT'S
  • 00:07:29.705 --> 00:07:31.107
  • YES," YOU KNOW, BUT IT'SJUST LIKE JOSHUA THAT
  • 00:07:31.107 --> 00:07:32.141
  • JUST LIKE JOSHUA THATWE'VE TALKED ABOUT A FEW
  • 00:07:32.141 --> 00:07:33.175
  • WE'VE TALKED ABOUT A FEWTIMES ALREADY THIS WEEK,
  • 00:07:33.175 --> 00:07:34.777
  • TIMES ALREADY THIS WEEK,IN CHAPTER 1, GOD'S NOT
  • 00:07:34.777 --> 00:07:35.711
  • IN CHAPTER 1, GOD'S NOTJUST SAYING, "BE STRONG
  • 00:07:35.711 --> 00:07:37.346
  • JUST SAYING, "BE STRONGAND COURAGEOUS,"
  • 00:07:37.346 --> 00:07:38.214
  • AND COURAGEOUS,""BE BRAVE," "INTERCEDE,
  • 00:07:38.214 --> 00:07:39.015
  • "BE BRAVE," "INTERCEDE,STAND IN THE GAP FOR
  • 00:07:39.015 --> 00:07:40.149
  • STAND IN THE GAP FORTHIS ENTIRE NATION."
  • 00:07:40.149 --> 00:07:41.384
  • THIS ENTIRE NATION."HE'S NOT SAYING THAT
  • 00:07:41.384 --> 00:07:42.518
  • HE'S NOT SAYING THATOUT OF THE BLUE.
  • 00:07:42.518 --> 00:07:44.687
  • OUT OF THE BLUE.BEFORE HE SAYS THAT,
  • 00:07:44.687 --> 00:07:45.721
  • BEFORE HE SAYS THAT,HE SAYS, "LISTEN, EVERY PLACE
  • 00:07:45.721 --> 00:07:48.057
  • HE SAYS, "LISTEN, EVERY PLACEYOUR FOOT TREADS,
  • 00:07:48.057 --> 00:07:49.025
  • YOUR FOOT TREADS,I WILL GIVE TO YOU.
  • 00:07:49.025 --> 00:07:49.926
  • I WILL GIVE TO YOU.I WILL KEEP MY PROMISES.
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  • I WILL KEEP MY PROMISES.I WILL BE WITH YOU.
  • 00:07:51.193 --> 00:07:52.295
  • I WILL BE WITH YOU.YOU WILL NOT BE ALONE.
  • 00:07:52.295 --> 00:07:53.262
  • YOU WILL NOT BE ALONE.JUST LIKE I WAS WITH
  • 00:07:53.262 --> 00:07:54.196
  • JUST LIKE I WAS WITHMOSES, I'LL BE WITH YOU.
  • 00:07:54.196 --> 00:07:55.765
  • MOSES, I'LL BE WITH YOU.BECAUSE OF WHO I AM,
  • 00:07:55.765 --> 00:07:57.199
  • BECAUSE OF WHO I AM,BECAUSE OF MY NATURE,
  • 00:07:57.199 --> 00:07:58.034
  • BECAUSE OF MY NATURE,BECAUSE OF MY PROMISES,
  • 00:07:58.034 --> 00:07:59.802
  • BECAUSE OF MY PROMISES,THEN BE STRONG AND
  • 00:07:59.802 --> 00:08:00.303
  • THEN BE STRONG ANDCOURAGEOUS.
  • 00:08:00.303 --> 00:08:01.671
  • COURAGEOUS.IT'S NOT JUST A RANDOM
  • 00:08:01.671 --> 00:08:02.672
  • IT'S NOT JUST A RANDOMTHING WHERE GOD SAYS,
  • 00:08:02.672 --> 00:08:04.206
  • THING WHERE GOD SAYS,"GO DO THE BRAVE THING."
  • 00:08:04.206 --> 00:08:04.974
  • "GO DO THE BRAVE THING."HE'S SAYING, "YOU'RE STANDING
  • 00:08:04.974 --> 00:08:06.242
  • HE'S SAYING, "YOU'RE STANDINGON MY PROMISE, SO YOUR
  • 00:08:06.242 --> 00:08:08.477
  • ON MY PROMISE, SO YOUR"BRAVERY," QUOTE, UNQUOTE,
  • 00:08:08.477 --> 00:08:09.679
  • "BRAVERY," QUOTE, UNQUOTE,IS REALLY NOT ABOUT, AS
  • 00:08:09.679 --> 00:08:10.246
  • IS REALLY NOT ABOUT, ASYOU SAY, CHRIS,
  • 00:08:10.246 --> 00:08:13.249
  • YOU SAY, CHRIS,YOUR QUALIFICATION.
  • 00:08:13.249 --> 00:08:14.116
  • YOUR QUALIFICATION.IT'S CERTAINLY NOT ABOUT
  • 00:08:14.116 --> 00:08:14.717
  • IT'S CERTAINLY NOT ABOUTTHE LOGICAL NATURE OF A
  • 00:08:14.717 --> 00:08:16.185
  • THE LOGICAL NATURE OF ASITUATION 'CAUSE WE'RE
  • 00:08:16.185 --> 00:08:16.719
  • SITUATION 'CAUSE WE'REALWAYS SAYING, "YES," TO
  • 00:08:16.719 --> 00:08:18.721
  • ALWAYS SAYING, "YES," TOILLOGICAL THINGS.
  • 00:08:18.721 --> 00:08:19.355
  • ILLOGICAL THINGS.IT IS ABOUT SHOWING THE
  • 00:08:19.355 --> 00:08:20.156
  • IT IS ABOUT SHOWING THEWORLD THAT WE STAND ON THE
  • 00:08:20.156 --> 00:08:21.691
  • WORLD THAT WE STAND ON THEPROMISES OF A GOD WHO
  • 00:08:21.691 --> 00:08:23.192
  • PROMISES OF A GOD WHONEVER BREAKS HIS WORD, WHO
  • 00:08:23.192 --> 00:08:24.060
  • NEVER BREAKS HIS WORD, WHONEVER DISAPPOINTS, WHO
  • 00:08:24.060 --> 00:08:25.761
  • NEVER DISAPPOINTS, WHOALWAYS WINS, WHO ALWAYS
  • 00:08:25.761 --> 00:08:26.862
  • ALWAYS WINS, WHO ALWAYSTRIUMPHS, AND SO, WHEN HE
  • 00:08:26.862 --> 00:08:27.997
  • TRIUMPHS, AND SO, WHEN HECOULD'VE SNAPPED HIS
  • 00:08:27.997 --> 00:08:29.532
  • COULD'VE SNAPPED HISFINGERS AND BROUGHT
  • 00:08:29.532 --> 00:08:30.499
  • FINGERS AND BROUGHTEVERYBODY TO SALVATION, HE
  • 00:08:30.499 --> 00:08:33.302
  • EVERYBODY TO SALVATION, HECHOSE 11 BROKEN MEN, PLUS
  • 00:08:33.302 --> 00:08:34.604
  • CHOSE 11 BROKEN MEN, PLUSMY FAVORITE APOSTLE PAUL
  • 00:08:34.604 --> 00:08:37.340
  • MY FAVORITE APOSTLE PAULBECAUSE I AM PARTIAL TO HIM.
  • 00:08:37.340 --> 00:08:38.341
  • BECAUSE I AM PARTIAL TO HIM.HE CHOSE THOSE BROKEN MEN
  • 00:08:38.341 --> 00:08:38.774
  • HE CHOSE THOSE BROKEN MENTO SAY, "GO AND MAKE
  • 00:08:38.774 --> 00:08:40.242
  • TO SAY, "GO AND MAKEDISCIPLES.
  • 00:08:40.242 --> 00:08:41.177
  • DISCIPLES.I COULD DO IT IN AN
  • 00:08:41.177 --> 00:08:42.178
  • I COULD DO IT IN ANINSTANT, BUT I WANNA USE
  • 00:08:42.178 --> 00:08:44.680
  • INSTANT, BUT I WANNA USETHE BROKENNESS OF HUMANITY
  • 00:08:44.680 --> 00:08:46.449
  • THE BROKENNESS OF HUMANITYSO YOU CAN BE BRAVE AND
  • 00:08:46.449 --> 00:08:47.216
  • SO YOU CAN BE BRAVE ANDPOINT TO MY GLORY."
  • 00:08:47.216 --> 00:08:48.718
  • POINT TO MY GLORY."AND SO I THINK,
  • 00:08:48.718 --> 00:08:49.919
  • AND SO I THINK,MOST OF THE TIME,
  • 00:08:49.919 --> 00:08:50.987
  • MOST OF THE TIME,WE ARE SAYING, "NO,"
  • 00:08:50.987 --> 00:08:52.121
  • WE ARE SAYING, "NO,"OR DISCOUNTING OURSELVES
  • 00:08:52.121 --> 00:08:53.589
  • OR DISCOUNTING OURSELVESBECAUSE WE ARE TRYING TO
  • 00:08:53.589 --> 00:08:54.824
  • BECAUSE WE ARE TRYING TOMEASURE UP OUR
  • 00:08:54.824 --> 00:08:56.158
  • MEASURE UP OURQUALIFICATIONS, AND WE'RE
  • 00:08:56.158 --> 00:08:57.960
  • QUALIFICATIONS, AND WE'REMISSING OUT THE FACT THAT
  • 00:08:57.960 --> 00:08:59.061
  • MISSING OUT THE FACT THATWE'RE STANDING ON GOD'S
  • 00:08:59.061 --> 00:09:00.196
  • WE'RE STANDING ON GOD'SQUALIFICATION, RIGHT?
  • 00:09:00.196 --> 00:09:01.530
  • QUALIFICATION, RIGHT?IT'S THE WHOLE "I AM THAT
  • 00:09:01.530 --> 00:09:02.965
  • IT'S THE WHOLE "I AM THATI AM," MOSES MOMENT THAT
  • 00:09:02.965 --> 00:09:04.200
  • I AM," MOSES MOMENT THATWE HAVE TO STAND ON, AND I
  • 00:09:04.200 --> 00:09:05.468
  • WE HAVE TO STAND ON, AND IKNOW, FOR ME, WHEN GOD HAS
  • 00:09:05.468 --> 00:09:07.370
  • KNOW, FOR ME, WHEN GOD HASCHALLENGED ME TO STAND IN
  • 00:09:07.370 --> 00:09:08.604
  • CHALLENGED ME TO STAND INTHE GAP FOR SOMEONE, I'M
  • 00:09:08.604 --> 00:09:11.707
  • THE GAP FOR SOMEONE, I'MLIKE, "I AM THE GAP.
  • 00:09:11.707 --> 00:09:12.541
  • LIKE, "I AM THE GAP.I DON'T KNOW WHO I'M
  • 00:09:12.541 --> 00:09:13.342
  • I DON'T KNOW WHO I'MSTANDIN' IN THE GAP FOR, GOD.
  • 00:09:13.342 --> 00:09:15.111
  • STANDIN' IN THE GAP FOR, GOD.I NEED PRAYER," OR "I NEED
  • 00:09:15.111 --> 00:09:15.811
  • I NEED PRAYER," OR "I NEEDSOMEONE TO INTERCEDE ON MY
  • 00:09:15.811 --> 00:09:17.313
  • SOMEONE TO INTERCEDE ON MYBEHALF," OR I'LL START
  • 00:09:17.313 --> 00:09:18.748
  • BEHALF," OR I'LL STARTLISTING ALL THE THINGS
  • 00:09:18.748 --> 00:09:19.882
  • LISTING ALL THE THINGSTHAT I'M NOT DOING THAT'S
  • 00:09:19.882 --> 00:09:21.050
  • THAT I'M NOT DOING THAT'SRIGHT OR HOW I'M
  • 00:09:21.050 --> 00:09:21.851
  • RIGHT OR HOW I'MDISAPPOINTING GOD, AND
  • 00:09:21.851 --> 00:09:22.551
  • DISAPPOINTING GOD, AND"WILL YOU EVEN HEAR THIS
  • 00:09:22.551 --> 00:09:23.019
  • "WILL YOU EVEN HEAR THISPRAYER?"
  • 00:09:23.019 --> 00:09:24.053
  • PRAYER?"AND "WILL THIS WORK?"
  • 00:09:24.053 --> 00:09:24.987
  • AND "WILL THIS WORK?"AND HE'S LIKE, "OH, MY
  • 00:09:24.987 --> 00:09:25.855
  • AND HE'S LIKE, "OH, MYGOODNESS, CHILD, PLEASE.
  • 00:09:25.855 --> 00:09:27.223
  • GOODNESS, CHILD, PLEASE.I'M NOT GONNA BURDEN YOU
  • 00:09:27.223 --> 00:09:29.325
  • I'M NOT GONNA BURDEN YOUWITH SOMEONE TO BRING TO
  • 00:09:29.325 --> 00:09:30.960
  • WITH SOMEONE TO BRING TOME IF I DON'T THINK THAT
  • 00:09:30.960 --> 00:09:31.927
  • ME IF I DON'T THINK THATYOU CAN DO IT."
  • 00:09:31.927 --> 00:09:34.330
  • YOU CAN DO IT."AND SO IT'S SO MUCH THAT
  • 00:09:34.330 --> 00:09:35.831
  • AND SO IT'S SO MUCH THATWE HAVE TO MOVE PAST.
  • 00:09:35.831 --> 00:09:36.666
  • WE HAVE TO MOVE PAST.I HAVE TO BE WILLING TO BE
  • 00:09:36.666 --> 00:09:38.334
  • I HAVE TO BE WILLING TO BEBRAVE AND INTERCEDE FOR
  • 00:09:38.334 --> 00:09:39.368
  • BRAVE AND INTERCEDE FOROTHERS WHILE I'M STILL
  • 00:09:39.368 --> 00:09:41.337
  • OTHERS WHILE I'M STILLGROWING, MYSELF.
  • 00:09:41.337 --> 00:09:42.772
  • GROWING, MYSELF.AND JUST BECAUSE I'M STILL
  • 00:09:42.772 --> 00:09:44.106
  • AND JUST BECAUSE I'M STILLBEING PERFECTED AND STILL
  • 00:09:44.106 --> 00:09:45.675
  • BEING PERFECTED AND STILLBEING CHALLENGED IN AN
  • 00:09:45.675 --> 00:09:47.009
  • BEING CHALLENGED IN ANAREA DOES NOT MEAN I'M
  • 00:09:47.009 --> 00:09:48.411
  • AREA DOES NOT MEAN I'MUNQUALIFIED TO PRAY ABOUT
  • 00:09:48.411 --> 00:09:49.445
  • UNQUALIFIED TO PRAY ABOUTTHAT FOR SOMEONE ELSE.
  • 00:09:49.445 --> 00:09:51.213
  • THAT FOR SOMEONE ELSE.IT'S JUST THIS WHOLE
  • 00:09:51.213 --> 00:09:52.682
  • IT'S JUST THIS WHOLETENSION OF THE CHRISTIAN
  • 00:09:52.682 --> 00:09:53.449
  • TENSION OF THE CHRISTIANLIFE THAT I'M CONSTANTLY A
  • 00:09:53.449 --> 00:09:55.584
  • LIFE THAT I'M CONSTANTLY AWORK IN PROGRESS.
  • 00:09:55.584 --> 00:09:56.752
  • WORK IN PROGRESS.I'M UNDER CONSTRUCTION,
  • 00:09:56.752 --> 00:09:57.820
  • I'M UNDER CONSTRUCTION,AND I'M ALSO CALLED TO BE
  • 00:09:57.820 --> 00:09:59.922
  • AND I'M ALSO CALLED TO BEBRAVE AND BE STRONG AND
  • 00:09:59.922 --> 00:10:01.223
  • BRAVE AND BE STRONG ANDCOURAGEOUS AND INTERCEDE
  • 00:10:01.223 --> 00:10:02.124
  • COURAGEOUS AND INTERCEDEFOR OTHERS, AND YOU HAVE
  • 00:10:02.124 --> 00:10:03.559
  • FOR OTHERS, AND YOU HAVETO BE ABLE TO LIVE WITH
  • 00:10:03.559 --> 00:10:04.860
  • TO BE ABLE TO LIVE WITHBOTH OF THOSE REALITIES IN
  • 00:10:04.860 --> 00:10:06.162
  • BOTH OF THOSE REALITIES INYOUR MIND, THAT GOD'S
  • 00:10:06.162 --> 00:10:07.163
  • YOUR MIND, THAT GOD'SWORKING ON YOU, AND HE
  • 00:10:07.163 --> 00:10:08.064
  • WORKING ON YOU, AND HEWANTS TO WORK THROUGH YOU
  • 00:10:08.064 --> 00:10:09.498
  • WANTS TO WORK THROUGH YOUFOR OTHER PEOPLE.
  • 00:10:09.498 --> 00:10:10.966
  • FOR OTHER PEOPLE.AND I THINK, JANICE, I
  • 00:10:10.966 --> 00:10:13.002
  • AND I THINK, JANICE, IDON'T KNOW IF YOU CAN
  • 00:10:13.002 --> 00:10:14.570
  • DON'T KNOW IF YOU CANRECOUNT SITUATIONS IN YOUR
  • 00:10:14.570 --> 00:10:16.038
  • RECOUNT SITUATIONS IN YOURLIFE, BUT THIS IS A UNIQUE
  • 00:10:16.038 --> 00:10:17.440
  • LIFE, BUT THIS IS A UNIQUETENSION THAT WE'RE CALLED
  • 00:10:17.440 --> 00:10:18.274
  • TENSION THAT WE'RE CALLEDTO LIVE IN AS BELIEVERS.
  • 00:10:18.274 --> 00:10:18.974
  • TO LIVE IN AS BELIEVERS.- JANICE GAINES: YEAH,
  • 00:10:18.974 --> 00:10:21.177
  • - JANICE GAINES: YEAH,ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:10:21.177 --> 00:10:21.711
  • ABSOLUTELY.SPEAKING OF TENSION THAT
  • 00:10:21.711 --> 00:10:22.545
  • SPEAKING OF TENSION THATWE'RE CALLED TO LIVE IN, I
  • 00:10:22.545 --> 00:10:23.713
  • WE'RE CALLED TO LIVE IN, IMEAN, WE ALL HAVE FELT THE
  • 00:10:23.713 --> 00:10:25.448
  • MEAN, WE ALL HAVE FELT THERACIAL TENSION IN OUR
  • 00:10:25.448 --> 00:10:27.183
  • RACIAL TENSION IN OURSOCIETY THIS YEAR,
  • 00:10:27.183 --> 00:10:29.685
  • SOCIETY THIS YEAR,ESPECIALLY, AND IN MY NEW
  • 00:10:29.685 --> 00:10:31.520
  • ESPECIALLY, AND IN MY NEWPOSITION ON A CHURCH
  • 00:10:31.520 --> 00:10:32.655
  • POSITION ON A CHURCHSTAFF, YOU KNOW, I WAS
  • 00:10:32.655 --> 00:10:35.624
  • STAFF, YOU KNOW, I WASASKING THE LORD, "WHAT DO
  • 00:10:35.624 --> 00:10:36.492
  • ASKING THE LORD, "WHAT DOYOU WANT ME TO DO?"
  • 00:10:36.492 --> 00:10:38.861
  • YOU WANT ME TO DO?""WHAT MATTERS TO YOU?"
  • 00:10:38.861 --> 00:10:39.862
  • "WHAT MATTERS TO YOU?"AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT
  • 00:10:39.862 --> 00:10:40.763
  • AND ONE OF THE THINGS THATCAME UP, YOU KNOW, WHEN
  • 00:10:40.763 --> 00:10:41.731
  • CAME UP, YOU KNOW, WHENEVERYBODY--
  • 00:10:41.731 --> 00:10:42.531
  • EVERYBODY--AND THEY STILL ARE,
  • 00:10:42.531 --> 00:10:43.599
  • AND THEY STILL ARE,BUT EVERYBODY WAS REALLY
  • 00:10:43.599 --> 00:10:44.834
  • BUT EVERYBODY WAS REALLYTALKING ABOUT STATUES
  • 00:10:44.834 --> 00:10:46.302
  • TALKING ABOUT STATUESAND CONFEDERATE STATUES
  • 00:10:46.302 --> 00:10:47.336
  • AND CONFEDERATE STATUESIN THE SOUTH, AND
  • 00:10:47.336 --> 00:10:47.870
  • IN THE SOUTH, ANDTHINGS LIKE THAT.
  • 00:10:47.870 --> 00:10:49.071
  • THINGS LIKE THAT.THE LORD WAS LIKE: "I CARE
  • 00:10:49.071 --> 00:10:50.339
  • THE LORD WAS LIKE: "I CAREABOUT MY CHILDREN."
  • 00:10:50.339 --> 00:10:52.608
  • ABOUT MY CHILDREN."THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL IN
  • 00:10:52.608 --> 00:10:53.642
  • THE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL INMY TOWN, THEIR MASCOT
  • 00:10:53.642 --> 00:10:56.278
  • MY TOWN, THEIR MASCOTWAS A REBEL, A
  • 00:10:56.278 --> 00:10:57.480
  • WAS A REBEL, ACONFEDERATE REBEL,
  • 00:10:57.480 --> 00:10:59.548
  • CONFEDERATE REBEL,AND I THOUGHT--
  • 00:10:59.548 --> 00:11:00.783
  • AND I THOUGHT--I REMEMBER BEING
  • 00:11:00.783 --> 00:11:01.984
  • I REMEMBER BEINGIN HIGH SCHOOL AND, YOU
  • 00:11:01.984 --> 00:11:03.385
  • IN HIGH SCHOOL AND, YOUKNOW, ALREADY TRYING TO
  • 00:11:03.385 --> 00:11:04.820
  • KNOW, ALREADY TRYING TOHOLD ONTO WHO I AM IN MY
  • 00:11:04.820 --> 00:11:08.057
  • HOLD ONTO WHO I AM IN MYIDENTITY IN CHRIST AND ALL
  • 00:11:08.057 --> 00:11:10.426
  • IDENTITY IN CHRIST AND ALLOF THE THINGS THAT GOD
  • 00:11:10.426 --> 00:11:12.461
  • OF THE THINGS THAT GODSAYS I AM, AND I KNOW
  • 00:11:12.461 --> 00:11:15.397
  • SAYS I AM, AND I KNOWTHAT, AS SOMEONE WHO WALKS
  • 00:11:15.397 --> 00:11:17.233
  • THAT, AS SOMEONE WHO WALKSTHIS EARTH, BLACK, AND A
  • 00:11:17.233 --> 00:11:19.468
  • THIS EARTH, BLACK, AND AWOMAN, THAT TO CONSIDER
  • 00:11:19.468 --> 00:11:21.337
  • WOMAN, THAT TO CONSIDERPLAYING SPORTS AT A HIGH
  • 00:11:21.337 --> 00:11:22.705
  • PLAYING SPORTS AT A HIGHSCHOOL WHERE I MIGHT HAVE
  • 00:11:22.705 --> 00:11:24.373
  • SCHOOL WHERE I MIGHT HAVETO WEAR THE WORD "REBEL"
  • 00:11:24.373 --> 00:11:25.274
  • TO WEAR THE WORD "REBEL"ACROSS MY CHEST-- WOULD
  • 00:11:25.274 --> 00:11:27.676
  • ACROSS MY CHEST-- WOULDCOME AGAINST SOME OF THOSE
  • 00:11:27.676 --> 00:11:28.811
  • COME AGAINST SOME OF THOSETHINGS JUST BECAUSE OF OUR
  • 00:11:28.811 --> 00:11:29.945
  • THINGS JUST BECAUSE OF OURHISTORY, NOT BECAUSE
  • 00:11:29.945 --> 00:11:30.813
  • HISTORY, NOT BECAUSEPEOPLE ARE MEAN, NOT
  • 00:11:30.813 --> 00:11:32.214
  • PEOPLE ARE MEAN, NOTBECAUSE PEOPLE HAVE IT OUT
  • 00:11:32.214 --> 00:11:33.549
  • BECAUSE PEOPLE HAVE IT OUTFOR ME, BUT BECAUSE THAT'S
  • 00:11:33.549 --> 00:11:34.750
  • FOR ME, BUT BECAUSE THAT'SA PAINFUL PART OF HISTORY
  • 00:11:34.750 --> 00:11:36.485
  • A PAINFUL PART OF HISTORYFOR BLACK PEOPLE IN THIS
  • 00:11:36.485 --> 00:11:37.887
  • FOR BLACK PEOPLE IN THISCOUNTRY.
  • 00:11:37.887 --> 00:11:41.023
  • COUNTRY.AND SO ISAIAH 1:17, SAYS,
  • 00:11:41.023 --> 00:11:42.224
  • AND SO ISAIAH 1:17, SAYS,"DEFEND THE FATHERLESS,"
  • 00:11:42.224 --> 00:11:43.492
  • "DEFEND THE FATHERLESS,"AND I LOOKED UP THE HEBREW
  • 00:11:43.492 --> 00:11:44.960
  • AND I LOOKED UP THE HEBREWWORD FOR "DEFEND," AND IT
  • 00:11:44.960 --> 00:11:45.861
  • WORD FOR "DEFEND," AND ITLITERALLY MEANS "ENTER THE
  • 00:11:45.861 --> 00:11:48.364
  • LITERALLY MEANS "ENTER THECONTROVERSY."
  • 00:11:48.364 --> 00:11:49.732
  • CONTROVERSY."AND THE LORD WAS LIKE,
  • 00:11:49.732 --> 00:11:51.700
  • AND THE LORD WAS LIKE,"WILL YOU ENTER THE CONTROVERSY
  • 00:11:51.700 --> 00:11:53.435
  • "WILL YOU ENTER THE CONTROVERSYON BEHALF OF MY CHILDREN?"
  • 00:11:53.435 --> 00:11:56.338
  • ON BEHALF OF MY CHILDREN?"AND I THOUGHT, "WHY, I
  • 00:11:56.338 --> 00:11:57.873
  • AND I THOUGHT, "WHY, IGUESS IF NOT NOW, WHEN?"
  • 00:11:57.873 --> 00:11:58.440
  • GUESS IF NOT NOW, WHEN?"YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?
  • 00:11:58.440 --> 00:11:59.408
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?BECAUSE IT'S NOT A
  • 00:11:59.408 --> 00:11:59.942
  • BECAUSE IT'S NOT ACONVERSATION I ACTUALLY
  • 00:11:59.942 --> 00:12:00.976
  • CONVERSATION I ACTUALLYWANTED.
  • 00:12:00.976 --> 00:12:02.077
  • WANTED.EVEN IN MY POSITION, I
  • 00:12:02.077 --> 00:12:03.312
  • EVEN IN MY POSITION, IDIDN'T WANT TO JUMP INTO A
  • 00:12:03.312 --> 00:12:04.947
  • DIDN'T WANT TO JUMP INTO ACONVERSATION THAT WAS SO
  • 00:12:04.947 --> 00:12:06.849
  • CONVERSATION THAT WAS SOINFLAMED AND SO HEATED,
  • 00:12:06.849 --> 00:12:07.917
  • INFLAMED AND SO HEATED,BUT I DID.
  • 00:12:07.917 --> 00:12:09.351
  • BUT I DID.I CHALLENGED MY COMMUNITY
  • 00:12:09.351 --> 00:12:11.720
  • I CHALLENGED MY COMMUNITYONLINE, LIKE, "CAN WE BE
  • 00:12:11.720 --> 00:12:13.789
  • ONLINE, LIKE, "CAN WE BETHE LIONS, OR CAN WE BE
  • 00:12:13.789 --> 00:12:16.492
  • THE LIONS, OR CAN WE BETHE BEARS?
  • 00:12:16.492 --> 00:12:17.593
  • THE BEARS?WHY MUST WE BE THE REBELS
  • 00:12:17.593 --> 00:12:18.360
  • WHY MUST WE BE THE REBELSIF A PORTION OF THE
  • 00:12:18.360 --> 00:12:19.628
  • IF A PORTION OF THECHILDREN WOULD BE
  • 00:12:19.628 --> 00:12:21.063
  • CHILDREN WOULD BEUNCOMFORTABLE WITH IT?
  • 00:12:21.063 --> 00:12:22.064
  • UNCOMFORTABLE WITH IT?WHAT'S WRONG WITH CHANGING
  • 00:12:22.064 --> 00:12:23.599
  • WHAT'S WRONG WITH CHANGINGTHAT?"
  • 00:12:23.599 --> 00:12:25.568
  • THAT?"AND SO WE HAD A DISCOURSE,
  • 00:12:25.568 --> 00:12:27.269
  • AND SO WE HAD A DISCOURSE,AND ONE OF THE HARDEST
  • 00:12:27.269 --> 00:12:28.604
  • AND ONE OF THE HARDESTPARTS ABOUT, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:12:28.604 --> 00:12:29.538
  • PARTS ABOUT, YOU KNOW,STANDING IN THE GAP IS IT
  • 00:12:29.538 --> 00:12:31.807
  • STANDING IN THE GAP IS ITSEEMS EASY SOMETIMES TO
  • 00:12:31.807 --> 00:12:33.776
  • SEEMS EASY SOMETIMES TOSTAND IN THE GAP WHEN YOU
  • 00:12:33.776 --> 00:12:35.211
  • STAND IN THE GAP WHEN YOUCAN-- NOT "EASY," BUT WHEN
  • 00:12:35.211 --> 00:12:36.345
  • CAN-- NOT "EASY," BUT WHENYOU CAN VILLAINIZE THE
  • 00:12:36.345 --> 00:12:37.813
  • YOU CAN VILLAINIZE THEOTHER SIDE, IT BOLSTERS
  • 00:12:37.813 --> 00:12:38.848
  • OTHER SIDE, IT BOLSTERSSOME OF THAT COURAGE, BUT
  • 00:12:38.848 --> 00:12:41.450
  • SOME OF THAT COURAGE, BUTIT'S LIKE THERE ARE
  • 00:12:41.450 --> 00:12:42.017
  • IT'S LIKE THERE AREBELIEVERS ON BOTH SIDES OF
  • 00:12:42.017 --> 00:12:43.352
  • BELIEVERS ON BOTH SIDES OFTHIS CONTROVERSY, SO NOW
  • 00:12:43.352 --> 00:12:44.854
  • THIS CONTROVERSY, SO NOWLET'S SPEAK TOGETHER AND
  • 00:12:44.854 --> 00:12:46.355
  • LET'S SPEAK TOGETHER ANDTALK ABOUT WHAT NEEDS TO
  • 00:12:46.355 --> 00:12:48.791
  • TALK ABOUT WHAT NEEDS TOHAPPEN FOR OUR CHILDREN.
  • 00:12:48.791 --> 00:12:49.391
  • HAPPEN FOR OUR CHILDREN.AND THROUGH MUCH
  • 00:12:49.391 --> 00:12:50.860
  • AND THROUGH MUCHDISCOURSE, I MEAN, IT WAS
  • 00:12:50.860 --> 00:12:53.462
  • DISCOURSE, I MEAN, IT WASA CRAZY CONVERSATION, BUT
  • 00:12:53.462 --> 00:12:55.865
  • A CRAZY CONVERSATION, BUTTO THIS DAY, THEY'VE NOW
  • 00:12:55.865 --> 00:12:57.900
  • TO THIS DAY, THEY'VE NOWCHANGED THAT MASCOT, AND I
  • 00:12:57.900 --> 00:12:59.068
  • CHANGED THAT MASCOT, AND ITHANK THE LORD BECAUSE
  • 00:12:59.068 --> 00:13:00.436
  • THANK THE LORD BECAUSEPEOPLE STARTED TO SIGN THE
  • 00:13:00.436 --> 00:13:01.370
  • PEOPLE STARTED TO SIGN THEPETITION, AND BECAUSE WE
  • 00:13:01.370 --> 00:13:02.771
  • PETITION, AND BECAUSE WEHAD AN ACTUAL
  • 00:13:02.771 --> 00:13:04.607
  • HAD AN ACTUALCONVERSATION, PEOPLE
  • 00:13:04.607 --> 00:13:05.741
  • CONVERSATION, PEOPLEUNDERSTOOD THINGS THEY HAD
  • 00:13:05.741 --> 00:13:07.243
  • UNDERSTOOD THINGS THEY HADNEVER UNDERSTOOD BEFORE,
  • 00:13:07.243 --> 00:13:08.677
  • NEVER UNDERSTOOD BEFORE,SAW THINGS FROM A
  • 00:13:08.677 --> 00:13:10.212
  • SAW THINGS FROM ADIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE, AND
  • 00:13:10.212 --> 00:13:11.313
  • DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE, ANDTHINGS STARTED TO CHANGE,
  • 00:13:11.313 --> 00:13:12.982
  • THINGS STARTED TO CHANGE,AND THE REALITY IS THAT'S
  • 00:13:12.982 --> 00:13:14.984
  • AND THE REALITY IS THAT'SWHAT THE LORD CALLS US TO
  • 00:13:14.984 --> 00:13:16.318
  • WHAT THE LORD CALLS US TODO IN STANDING IN THE GAP
  • 00:13:16.318 --> 00:13:17.219
  • DO IN STANDING IN THE GAPFOR OTHERS AND ENTERING
  • 00:13:17.219 --> 00:13:18.520
  • FOR OTHERS AND ENTERINGTHE CONTROVERSY AS OPPOSED
  • 00:13:18.520 --> 00:13:20.456
  • THE CONTROVERSY AS OPPOSEDTO EVEN LIKE YESTERDAY'S
  • 00:13:20.456 --> 00:13:21.390
  • TO EVEN LIKE YESTERDAY'SCONVERSATION, "STAYING IN
  • 00:13:21.390 --> 00:13:22.958
  • CONVERSATION, "STAYING INOUR COMFORT ZONE," LIKE,
  • 00:13:22.958 --> 00:13:24.260
  • OUR COMFORT ZONE," LIKE,"I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT
  • 00:13:24.260 --> 00:13:24.693
  • "I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUTTHAT.
  • 00:13:24.693 --> 00:13:25.261
  • THAT.I WON'T JOIN THAT
  • 00:13:25.261 --> 00:13:26.862
  • I WON'T JOIN THATCONVERSATION."
  • 00:13:26.862 --> 00:13:27.763
  • CONVERSATION."LIKE, YEAH, CHRIS, WHAT
  • 00:13:27.763 --> 00:13:28.597
  • LIKE, YEAH, CHRIS, WHATIF YOU HAD NOT JOINED
  • 00:13:28.597 --> 00:13:30.366
  • IF YOU HAD NOT JOINEDTHAT FIGHT?
  • 00:13:30.366 --> 00:13:32.534
  • THAT FIGHT?I LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR
  • 00:13:32.534 --> 00:13:34.937
  • I LOOK FORWARD TO YOURPOSTS ABOUT VICTORIES.
  • 00:13:34.937 --> 00:13:36.906
  • POSTS ABOUT VICTORIES.THERE ARE NOT ONLY JUST
  • 00:13:36.906 --> 00:13:37.473
  • THERE ARE NOT ONLY JUSTTHE PEOPLE WHO ARE
  • 00:13:37.473 --> 00:13:38.307
  • THE PEOPLE WHO AREBENEFITING ON THE OTHER
  • 00:13:38.307 --> 00:13:39.074
  • BENEFITING ON THE OTHERSIDE OF OUR STANDING IN
  • 00:13:39.074 --> 00:13:40.276
  • SIDE OF OUR STANDING INTHE GAP, BUT PEOPLE'S
  • 00:13:40.276 --> 00:13:43.545
  • THE GAP, BUT PEOPLE'SFAITH IS BEING BUILT IN
  • 00:13:43.545 --> 00:13:44.680
  • FAITH IS BEING BUILT INWATCHING US STANDING IN
  • 00:13:44.680 --> 00:13:46.115
  • WATCHING US STANDING INTHE GAP AND ENTERING THE
  • 00:13:46.115 --> 00:13:47.182
  • THE GAP AND ENTERING THECONTROVERSY, AND SO I
  • 00:13:47.182 --> 00:13:48.417
  • CONTROVERSY, AND SO ITHINK IT'S JUST IMPORTANT
  • 00:13:48.417 --> 00:13:50.152
  • THINK IT'S JUST IMPORTANTTO REMEMBER THAT, LIKE YOU
  • 00:13:50.152 --> 00:13:51.520
  • TO REMEMBER THAT, LIKE YOUSAID, JADA, WE'RE STANDING
  • 00:13:51.520 --> 00:13:53.389
  • SAID, JADA, WE'RE STANDINGON HIS PROMISES AND CAN
  • 00:13:53.389 --> 00:13:55.090
  • ON HIS PROMISES AND CANWALK IN THAT COURAGE BASED
  • 00:13:55.090 --> 00:13:57.726
  • WALK IN THAT COURAGE BASEDON THAT, AND WE GET TO BE
  • 00:13:57.726 --> 00:14:01.964
  • ON THAT, AND WE GET TO BEA PART OF WHAT HE'S DOING,
  • 00:14:01.964 --> 00:14:03.532
  • A PART OF WHAT HE'S DOING,WHICH IS SUCH A PRIVILEGE,
  • 00:14:03.532 --> 00:14:04.767
  • WHICH IS SUCH A PRIVILEGE,BUT WHO CAN WE STAND IN
  • 00:14:04.767 --> 00:14:05.401
  • BUT WHO CAN WE STAND INTHE GAP FOR?
  • 00:14:05.401 --> 00:14:06.568
  • THE GAP FOR?CERTAINLY OUR CHILDREN,
  • 00:14:06.568 --> 00:14:08.904
  • CERTAINLY OUR CHILDREN,CERTAINLY OUR CHILDREN.
  • 00:14:08.904 --> 00:14:10.039
  • CERTAINLY OUR CHILDREN.- JAMIE: YOU KNOW,
  • 00:14:10.039 --> 00:14:10.639
  • - JAMIE: YOU KNOW,I THINK IT'S WORTH POINTING
  • 00:14:10.639 --> 00:14:11.106
  • I THINK IT'S WORTH POINTINGOUT HERE IS THAT YOU
  • 00:14:11.106 --> 00:14:11.674
  • OUT HERE IS THAT YOUMAY BE WATCHING,
  • 00:14:11.674 --> 00:14:12.241
  • MAY BE WATCHING,AND YOU THINK, "OKAY,
  • 00:14:12.241 --> 00:14:13.475
  • AND YOU THINK, "OKAY,WELL, ALL OF THESE LADIES
  • 00:14:13.475 --> 00:14:15.044
  • WELL, ALL OF THESE LADIESCAN BE BRAVE BECAUSE LOOK
  • 00:14:15.044 --> 00:14:16.312
  • CAN BE BRAVE BECAUSE LOOKAT WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT
  • 00:14:16.312 --> 00:14:17.212
  • AT WHO THEY ARE AND WHATTHEY'RE DOING AND WHERE
  • 00:14:17.212 --> 00:14:18.681
  • THEY'RE DOING AND WHERETHEY WORK FOR AND WHAT
  • 00:14:18.681 --> 00:14:20.616
  • THEY WORK FOR AND WHATTHEY'RE DOING."
  • 00:14:20.616 --> 00:14:21.150
  • THEY'RE DOING."BUT I THINK IT'S REALLY
  • 00:14:21.150 --> 00:14:22.384
  • BUT I THINK IT'S REALLYIMPORTANT TO SAY, ALL OF US,
  • 00:14:22.384 --> 00:14:23.319
  • IMPORTANT TO SAY, ALL OF US,IF WE WERE TO COME UP
  • 00:14:23.319 --> 00:14:24.420
  • IF WE WERE TO COME UPWITH SCENARIOS OF
  • 00:14:24.420 --> 00:14:25.387
  • WITH SCENARIOS OF"THIS IS HOW I'VE BEEN BRAVE,"
  • 00:14:25.387 --> 00:14:27.022
  • "THIS IS HOW I'VE BEEN BRAVE,"IT REALLY HAS BEEN WE'RE
  • 00:14:27.022 --> 00:14:27.723
  • IT REALLY HAS BEEN WE'RELOOKING AT THE NEXT THING
  • 00:14:27.723 --> 00:14:28.290
  • LOOKING AT THE NEXT THINGIN FRONT OF US.
  • 00:14:28.290 --> 00:14:29.425
  • IN FRONT OF US.YOU KNOW, CHRIS TALKED
  • 00:14:29.425 --> 00:14:30.192
  • YOU KNOW, CHRIS TALKEDABOUT SEEING THAT
  • 00:14:30.192 --> 00:14:31.160
  • ABOUT SEEING THATBILLBOARD IN AN AIRPORT.
  • 00:14:31.160 --> 00:14:32.127
  • BILLBOARD IN AN AIRPORT.WE'VE ALL STOOD IN A
  • 00:14:32.127 --> 00:14:33.228
  • WE'VE ALL STOOD IN AAIRPORT, AND THAT CHANGED
  • 00:14:33.228 --> 00:14:34.430
  • AIRPORT, AND THAT CHANGEDTHE TRAJECTORY OF THE REST
  • 00:14:34.430 --> 00:14:35.431
  • THE TRAJECTORY OF THE RESTOF HER LIFE AND SO MANY
  • 00:14:35.431 --> 00:14:35.931
  • OF HER LIFE AND SO MANYPEOPLE'S LIVES THROUGH
  • 00:14:35.931 --> 00:14:37.466
  • PEOPLE'S LIVES THROUGHTHAT.
  • 00:14:37.466 --> 00:14:38.233
  • THAT.YOU KNOW, JANICE TALKED
  • 00:14:38.233 --> 00:14:39.335
  • YOU KNOW, JANICE TALKEDABOUT "THIS IS MY CHURCH,
  • 00:14:39.335 --> 00:14:39.902
  • ABOUT "THIS IS MY CHURCH,THIS IS WHERE I WORK, AND
  • 00:14:39.902 --> 00:14:40.602
  • THIS IS WHERE I WORK, ANDI'M LOOKING IN MY
  • 00:14:40.602 --> 00:14:41.103
  • I'M LOOKING IN MYCOMMUNITY AT SOMETHING
  • 00:14:41.103 --> 00:14:42.171
  • COMMUNITY AT SOMETHINGTHAT I CAN BE BRAVE FOR."
  • 00:14:42.171 --> 00:14:43.138
  • THAT I CAN BE BRAVE FOR."SO JUST TO ENCOURAGE
  • 00:14:43.138 --> 00:14:44.373
  • SO JUST TO ENCOURAGEEVERYONE THAT'S WATCHING,
  • 00:14:44.373 --> 00:14:45.341
  • EVERYONE THAT'S WATCHING,I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT
  • 00:14:45.341 --> 00:14:46.508
  • I WANT YOU TO KNOW THATBRAVERY IS JUST TAKING THE
  • 00:14:46.508 --> 00:14:47.743
  • BRAVERY IS JUST TAKING THENEXT STEP FORWARD TO
  • 00:14:47.743 --> 00:14:48.911
  • NEXT STEP FORWARD TOWHATEVER THAT IS IN YOUR
  • 00:14:48.911 --> 00:14:50.579
  • WHATEVER THAT IS IN YOURLIFE, IN YOUR COMMUNITY,
  • 00:14:50.579 --> 00:14:51.914
  • LIFE, IN YOUR COMMUNITY,IN YOUR FAMILY, IN WHERE
  • 00:14:51.914 --> 00:14:53.048
  • IN YOUR FAMILY, IN WHEREYOU LIVE, WHERE YOU WORK,
  • 00:14:53.048 --> 00:14:54.316
  • YOU LIVE, WHERE YOU WORK,AND GOD IS FAITHFUL TO DO
  • 00:14:54.316 --> 00:14:54.917
  • AND GOD IS FAITHFUL TO DOTHAT.
  • 00:14:54.917 --> 00:14:56.352
  • THAT.I MEAN, I REMEMBER MANY
  • 00:14:56.352 --> 00:14:58.120
  • I MEAN, I REMEMBER MANYTIMES, GROWING UP,
  • 00:14:58.120 --> 00:14:59.321
  • TIMES, GROWING UP,WATCHING MY MOM DO JUST
  • 00:14:59.321 --> 00:15:00.155
  • WATCHING MY MOM DO JUSTTHE NEXT THING IN FRONT OF
  • 00:15:00.155 --> 00:15:01.056
  • THE NEXT THING IN FRONT OFHER, WHETHER THAT'S
  • 00:15:01.056 --> 00:15:02.424
  • HER, WHETHER THAT'SVOLUNTEERING AT THE SOUP
  • 00:15:02.424 --> 00:15:02.958
  • VOLUNTEERING AT THE SOUPKITCHEN OR HELPING A KID
  • 00:15:02.958 --> 00:15:04.526
  • KITCHEN OR HELPING A KIDWITH MEDICAL NEEDS BECAUSE
  • 00:15:04.526 --> 00:15:06.061
  • WITH MEDICAL NEEDS BECAUSESHE KNEW THAT HIS PARENTS
  • 00:15:06.061 --> 00:15:07.296
  • SHE KNEW THAT HIS PARENTSCOULDN'T TAKE CARE OF THAT
  • 00:15:07.296 --> 00:15:08.630
  • COULDN'T TAKE CARE OF THATFOR HIM, AND THEN THAT'S
  • 00:15:08.630 --> 00:15:09.665
  • FOR HIM, AND THEN THAT'STRANSFERRED INTO MY LIFE,
  • 00:15:09.665 --> 00:15:10.165
  • TRANSFERRED INTO MY LIFE,AND THERE'S BEEN TIMES
  • 00:15:10.165 --> 00:15:11.467
  • AND THERE'S BEEN TIMESWHEN I HAVE STOOD IN THE
  • 00:15:11.467 --> 00:15:11.900
  • WHEN I HAVE STOOD IN THEGAP FOR PEOPLE ONLY
  • 00:15:11.900 --> 00:15:13.335
  • GAP FOR PEOPLE ONLYBECAUSE-- GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:15:13.335 --> 00:15:14.503
  • BECAUSE-- GUESS WHAT?-- I WAS THE PERSON THERE
  • 00:15:14.503 --> 00:15:15.137
  • -- I WAS THE PERSON THERETHAT SAW WHAT WAS
  • 00:15:15.137 --> 00:15:15.671
  • THAT SAW WHAT WASHAPPENING.
  • 00:15:15.671 --> 00:15:16.572
  • HAPPENING.I WAS THE PERSON THERE
  • 00:15:16.572 --> 00:15:18.941
  • I WAS THE PERSON THERETHAT WAS CONNECTED.
  • 00:15:18.941 --> 00:15:19.441
  • THAT WAS CONNECTED.AND SO EVERYONE HAS THIS
  • 00:15:19.441 --> 00:15:20.342
  • AND SO EVERYONE HAS THISOPPORTUNITY TO DO THIS.
  • 00:15:20.342 --> 00:15:20.776
  • OPPORTUNITY TO DO THIS.YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE
  • 00:15:20.776 --> 00:15:22.611
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BEFAMOUS.
  • 00:15:22.611 --> 00:15:23.846
  • FAMOUS.YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ON TV.
  • 00:15:23.846 --> 00:15:24.413
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ON TV.YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE SO
  • 00:15:24.413 --> 00:15:25.681
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE SOMANY INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS.
  • 00:15:25.681 --> 00:15:26.215
  • MANY INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS.YOU JUST HAVE TO SHOW UP
  • 00:15:26.215 --> 00:15:27.216
  • YOU JUST HAVE TO SHOW UPFOR WHAT'S HAPPENING
  • 00:15:27.216 --> 00:15:28.384
  • FOR WHAT'S HAPPENINGAROUND YOU, AND THEN GOD
  • 00:15:28.384 --> 00:15:29.518
  • AROUND YOU, AND THEN GODIS GOING TO BRING PEOPLE
  • 00:15:29.518 --> 00:15:32.187
  • IS GOING TO BRING PEOPLEINTO YOUR LIFE THAT YOU
  • 00:15:32.187 --> 00:15:33.188
  • INTO YOUR LIFE THAT YOUGET TO STAND IN THE GAP FOR.
  • 00:15:33.188 --> 00:15:35.090
  • GET TO STAND IN THE GAP FOR.I REMEMBER, ABOUT PROBABLY
  • 00:15:35.090 --> 00:15:37.192
  • I REMEMBER, ABOUT PROBABLY12 YEARS AGO, MY HUSBAND
  • 00:15:37.192 --> 00:15:38.293
  • 12 YEARS AGO, MY HUSBANDAND I HEARD ABOUT AN
  • 00:15:38.293 --> 00:15:39.294
  • AND I HEARD ABOUT ANORGANIZATION THAT THEY
  • 00:15:39.294 --> 00:15:40.329
  • ORGANIZATION THAT THEYWERE LOOKING FOR A FAMILY
  • 00:15:40.329 --> 00:15:42.231
  • WERE LOOKING FOR A FAMILYTO HOST A CHILD COMING TO
  • 00:15:42.231 --> 00:15:43.665
  • TO HOST A CHILD COMING TOTHE STATES FOR MEDICAL
  • 00:15:43.665 --> 00:15:45.601
  • THE STATES FOR MEDICALSURGERY.
  • 00:15:45.601 --> 00:15:46.568
  • SURGERY.AND WE JUST SAW THIS IS A
  • 00:15:46.568 --> 00:15:47.703
  • AND WE JUST SAW THIS IS ANEED.
  • 00:15:47.703 --> 00:15:48.737
  • NEED.THEY NEED SOMEBODY IN OUR
  • 00:15:48.737 --> 00:15:50.039
  • THEY NEED SOMEBODY IN OUROWN TOWN THAT CAN DO THIS.
  • 00:15:50.039 --> 00:15:52.274
  • OWN TOWN THAT CAN DO THIS.THEY NEED SOMEONE THAT
  • 00:15:52.274 --> 00:15:52.808
  • THEY NEED SOMEONE THATHAS-- SOMEONE WHO HAS A
  • 00:15:52.808 --> 00:15:54.143
  • HAS-- SOMEONE WHO HAS ASTAY-AT-HOME MOM.
  • 00:15:54.143 --> 00:15:54.643
  • STAY-AT-HOME MOM.I WAS ABLE TO DO THAT.
  • 00:15:54.643 --> 00:15:55.978
  • I WAS ABLE TO DO THAT.AND SO TO LOOK BACK AND
  • 00:15:55.978 --> 00:15:56.779
  • AND SO TO LOOK BACK ANDTHINK, "MAN, WE GOT TO
  • 00:15:56.779 --> 00:15:58.447
  • THINK, "MAN, WE GOT TOSTAND IN THE GAP FOR FEDNA
  • 00:15:58.447 --> 00:15:59.615
  • STAND IN THE GAP FOR FEDNAAS SHE GOT HER SURGERY
  • 00:15:59.615 --> 00:16:00.582
  • AS SHE GOT HER SURGERYBEFORE SHE WENT BACK TO BE
  • 00:16:00.582 --> 00:16:01.784
  • BEFORE SHE WENT BACK TO BEWITH HER FAMILY IN HAITI.
  • 00:16:01.784 --> 00:16:03.552
  • WITH HER FAMILY IN HAITI.THAT WAS A MOMENT WHERE WE
  • 00:16:03.552 --> 00:16:04.653
  • THAT WAS A MOMENT WHERE WEJUST SAID, "YES," TO A
  • 00:16:04.653 --> 00:16:05.954
  • JUST SAID, "YES," TO ANEED THAT WAS IN FRONT OF
  • 00:16:05.954 --> 00:16:07.156
  • NEED THAT WAS IN FRONT OFUS, AND SO I DON'T WANT TO
  • 00:16:07.156 --> 00:16:08.657
  • US, AND SO I DON'T WANT TOMAKE THIS, THIS BIG THING
  • 00:16:08.657 --> 00:16:10.192
  • MAKE THIS, THIS BIG THINGTHAT YOU HAVE TO GO OUT
  • 00:16:10.192 --> 00:16:11.360
  • THAT YOU HAVE TO GO OUTAND "HOW AM I GONNA BE THE
  • 00:16:11.360 --> 00:16:12.194
  • AND "HOW AM I GONNA BE THEPERSON THAT STARTS THE
  • 00:16:12.194 --> 00:16:13.395
  • PERSON THAT STARTS THENEXT ORGANIZATION?"
  • 00:16:13.395 --> 00:16:15.531
  • NEXT ORGANIZATION?"BUT HOW ABOUT YOU JUST BE
  • 00:16:15.531 --> 00:16:16.598
  • BUT HOW ABOUT YOU JUST BETHE PERSON THAT JUST DOES
  • 00:16:16.598 --> 00:16:17.433
  • THE PERSON THAT JUST DOESTHE NEXT THING RIGHT IN
  • 00:16:17.433 --> 00:16:18.133
  • THE NEXT THING RIGHT INFRONT OF YOU?
  • 00:16:18.133 --> 00:16:19.368
  • FRONT OF YOU?LIKE, JUST STAND IN THE
  • 00:16:19.368 --> 00:16:20.602
  • LIKE, JUST STAND IN THEGAP FOR THAT NEXT PERSON
  • 00:16:20.602 --> 00:16:21.703
  • GAP FOR THAT NEXT PERSONTHAT YOU SEE RIGHT THERE,
  • 00:16:21.703 --> 00:16:22.805
  • THAT YOU SEE RIGHT THERE,THAT NEXT PROBLEM THAT YOU
  • 00:16:22.805 --> 00:16:23.806
  • THAT NEXT PROBLEM THAT YOUSEE IN YOUR TOWN BECAUSE I
  • 00:16:23.806 --> 00:16:25.174
  • SEE IN YOUR TOWN BECAUSE ITHINK WE ALL HAVE THE
  • 00:16:25.174 --> 00:16:27.109
  • THINK WE ALL HAVE THEOPPORTUNITY TO DO THAT,
  • 00:16:27.109 --> 00:16:28.043
  • OPPORTUNITY TO DO THAT,AND IT'S GONNA LOOK
  • 00:16:28.043 --> 00:16:28.744
  • AND IT'S GONNA LOOKDIFFERENT IN ALL OF OUR
  • 00:16:28.744 --> 00:16:29.545
  • DIFFERENT IN ALL OF OURLIVES, BUT GOD IS GONNA BE
  • 00:16:29.545 --> 00:16:31.280
  • LIVES, BUT GOD IS GONNA BEFAITHFUL TO GO WITH YOU
  • 00:16:31.280 --> 00:16:32.047
  • FAITHFUL TO GO WITH YOUBECAUSE THAT'S WHAT HE
  • 00:16:32.047 --> 00:16:33.215
  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT HEDOES WITH US.
  • 00:16:33.215 --> 00:16:33.782
  • DOES WITH US.- LAURIE: YEAH, SO I LOVE
  • 00:16:33.782 --> 00:16:35.317
  • - LAURIE: YEAH, SO I LOVETHE STORY OF ESTHER.
  • 00:16:35.317 --> 00:16:36.318
  • THE STORY OF ESTHER.TALK ABOUT STANDING IN THE
  • 00:16:36.318 --> 00:16:37.453
  • TALK ABOUT STANDING IN THEGAP FOR SOMEBODY.
  • 00:16:37.453 --> 00:16:39.455
  • GAP FOR SOMEBODY.SHE STOOD.
  • 00:16:39.455 --> 00:16:40.789
  • SHE STOOD.SO HERE'S THIS WOMAN.
  • 00:16:40.789 --> 00:16:42.424
  • SO HERE'S THIS WOMAN.I THINK WOMEN LOVE THE
  • 00:16:42.424 --> 00:16:43.358
  • I THINK WOMEN LOVE THESTORY OF ESTHER.
  • 00:16:43.358 --> 00:16:44.793
  • STORY OF ESTHER.SHE'S A GIRL.
  • 00:16:44.793 --> 00:16:47.963
  • SHE'S A GIRL.SHE'S DISENFRANCHISED.
  • 00:16:47.963 --> 00:16:48.697
  • SHE'S DISENFRANCHISED.SHE'S A MINORITY, AND
  • 00:16:48.697 --> 00:16:49.998
  • SHE'S A MINORITY, ANDSHE'S ORPHANED, AND THIS
  • 00:16:49.998 --> 00:16:51.900
  • SHE'S ORPHANED, AND THISBEAUTIFUL YOUNG GIRL
  • 00:16:51.900 --> 00:16:54.403
  • BEAUTIFUL YOUNG GIRLSTANDS IN THE GAP BEFORE
  • 00:16:54.403 --> 00:16:56.738
  • STANDS IN THE GAP BEFORETHE KING, AND YOU CAN READ
  • 00:16:56.738 --> 00:16:58.340
  • THE KING, AND YOU CAN READIT IN ESTHER IN THE BIBLE.
  • 00:16:58.340 --> 00:17:03.812
  • IT IN ESTHER IN THE BIBLE.I LOVE THAT STORY.
  • 00:17:03.812 --> 00:17:05.380
  • I LOVE THAT STORY.MY FAVORITE PART IS WHEN
  • 00:17:05.380 --> 00:17:08.784
  • MY FAVORITE PART IS WHENMORDECAI COMES TO ESTHER,
  • 00:17:08.784 --> 00:17:09.718
  • MORDECAI COMES TO ESTHER,AND HE SAID,
  • 00:17:09.718 --> 00:17:11.820
  • AND HE SAID,"MAYBE YOU'VE BEEN RAISED
  • 00:17:11.820 --> 00:17:12.421
  • "MAYBE YOU'VE BEEN RAISEDUP FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS."
  • 00:17:12.421 --> 00:17:14.089
  • UP FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS."AND IT WAS JUST AN
  • 00:17:14.089 --> 00:17:17.226
  • AND IT WAS JUST ANACTION ON HER PART,
  • 00:17:17.226 --> 00:17:17.759
  • ACTION ON HER PART,SOMETHING THAT SHE COULD
  • 00:17:17.759 --> 00:17:18.827
  • SOMETHING THAT SHE COULDDO TO STAND IN THE GAP OF
  • 00:17:18.827 --> 00:17:22.164
  • DO TO STAND IN THE GAP OFA WHOLE NATION.
  • 00:17:22.164 --> 00:17:22.965
  • A WHOLE NATION.WE'RE TALKIN' ABOUT THE
  • 00:17:22.965 --> 00:17:23.699
  • WE'RE TALKIN' ABOUT THEJEWISH PEOPLE.
  • 00:17:23.699 --> 00:17:24.533
  • JEWISH PEOPLE.WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GOD'S
  • 00:17:24.533 --> 00:17:25.334
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GOD'SPEOPLE.
  • 00:17:25.334 --> 00:17:27.970
  • PEOPLE.AND I LOVE THAT HE SAYS,
  • 00:17:27.970 --> 00:17:30.606
  • AND I LOVE THAT HE SAYS,"ESTHER," HE SAYS, "IF YOU
  • 00:17:30.606 --> 00:17:31.640
  • "ESTHER," HE SAYS, "IF YOUDON'T DO IT," HE SAID,
  • 00:17:31.640 --> 00:17:33.942
  • DON'T DO IT," HE SAID,"GOD WILL RAISE UP
  • 00:17:33.942 --> 00:17:35.244
  • "GOD WILL RAISE UPSOMEBODY ELSE TO DO IT,
  • 00:17:35.244 --> 00:17:38.413
  • SOMEBODY ELSE TO DO IT,BUT WHY NOT IT BE YOU?"
  • 00:17:38.413 --> 00:17:38.947
  • BUT WHY NOT IT BE YOU?"AND I THINK THAT IS SUCH A
  • 00:17:38.947 --> 00:17:40.349
  • AND I THINK THAT IS SUCH AWORD TODAY.
  • 00:17:40.349 --> 00:17:42.050
  • WORD TODAY.WHY NOT IT BE US?
  • 00:17:42.050 --> 00:17:44.153
  • WHY NOT IT BE US?WHY NOT IT BE YOU?
  • 00:17:44.153 --> 00:17:45.387
  • WHY NOT IT BE YOU?MINORITY, ORPHANED,
  • 00:17:45.387 --> 00:17:46.788
  • MINORITY, ORPHANED,DISENFRANCHISED, SHE HAD
  • 00:17:46.788 --> 00:17:48.390
  • DISENFRANCHISED, SHE HADEVERY EXCUSE IN THE WORLD
  • 00:17:48.390 --> 00:17:50.058
  • EVERY EXCUSE IN THE WORLDNOT TO STEP OUT, AND IN
  • 00:17:50.058 --> 00:17:52.127
  • NOT TO STEP OUT, AND INTHE FACE OF FEAR, SHE DID
  • 00:17:52.127 --> 00:17:53.328
  • THE FACE OF FEAR, SHE DIDSOMETHING VERY BRAVE.
  • 00:17:53.328 --> 00:17:55.631
  • SOMETHING VERY BRAVE.AND, AGAIN, GOD TELLS US
  • 00:17:55.631 --> 00:17:57.366
  • AND, AGAIN, GOD TELLS USOVER AND OVER IN HIS WORD
  • 00:17:57.366 --> 00:17:58.333
  • OVER AND OVER IN HIS WORDTO "FEAR NOT, FOR I AM
  • 00:17:58.333 --> 00:17:59.801
  • TO "FEAR NOT, FOR I AMWITH YOU.
  • 00:17:59.801 --> 00:18:03.906
  • WITH YOU.FEAR NOT; I WILL PAVE THE WAY.
  • 00:18:03.906 --> 00:18:04.473
  • FEAR NOT; I WILL PAVE THE WAY.FEAR NOT."
  • 00:18:04.473 --> 00:18:04.907
  • FEAR NOT."AND ALL OF THAT
  • 00:18:04.907 --> 00:18:05.741
  • AND ALL OF THAT"FEAR NOT,"
  • 00:18:05.741 --> 00:18:06.275
  • "FEAR NOT,""BE COURAGEOUS" STUFF IS
  • 00:18:06.275 --> 00:18:08.677
  • "BE COURAGEOUS" STUFF ISALWAYS SOMETHING, AN
  • 00:18:08.677 --> 00:18:10.746
  • ALWAYS SOMETHING, ANACTION THAT HE CALLS US
  • 00:18:10.746 --> 00:18:12.915
  • ACTION THAT HE CALLS USWITH INSTRUCTION TO DO
  • 00:18:12.915 --> 00:18:14.283
  • WITH INSTRUCTION TO DOTHAT WE CANNOT DO WITHOUT
  • 00:18:14.283 --> 00:18:15.584
  • THAT WE CANNOT DO WITHOUTHIM.
  • 00:18:15.584 --> 00:18:16.985
  • HIM.AND HE'S JUST SAYING TODAY
  • 00:18:16.985 --> 00:18:19.121
  • AND HE'S JUST SAYING TODAYTHAT HE IS WITH US.
  • 00:18:19.121 --> 00:18:21.557
  • THAT HE IS WITH US.HE IS FOR US.
  • 00:18:21.557 --> 00:18:23.292
  • HE IS FOR US.HE'S NOT AGAINST US.
  • 00:18:23.292 --> 00:18:24.893
  • HE'S NOT AGAINST US.HE'S GOT HOPE AND A FUTURE
  • 00:18:24.893 --> 00:18:26.461
  • HE'S GOT HOPE AND A FUTUREAHEAD OF ALL OF US.
  • 00:18:26.461 --> 00:18:27.763
  • AHEAD OF ALL OF US.AND, CHRIS, I KNOW YOU
  • 00:18:27.763 --> 00:18:28.430
  • AND, CHRIS, I KNOW YOUOPENED THIS UP SO
  • 00:18:28.430 --> 00:18:32.668
  • OPENED THIS UP SOBEAUTIFULLY, AND A21 IS
  • 00:18:32.668 --> 00:18:33.669
  • BEAUTIFULLY, AND A21 ISSUCH AN AMAZING THING.
  • 00:18:33.669 --> 00:18:35.370
  • SUCH AN AMAZING THING.AND WHY NOT IT BE YOU?
  • 00:18:35.370 --> 00:18:37.472
  • AND WHY NOT IT BE YOU?WHY NOT?
  • 00:18:37.472 --> 00:18:39.708
  • WHY NOT?WHY NOT?
  • 00:18:39.708 --> 00:18:41.343
  • WHY NOT?EVERY EXCUSE IN THE BOOK
  • 00:18:41.343 --> 00:18:44.680
  • EVERY EXCUSE IN THE BOOKNOT TO DO IT-- YEAH, WHY NOT?
  • 00:18:44.680 --> 00:18:45.480
  • NOT TO DO IT-- YEAH, WHY NOT?- CHRISTINE: AND LOOK
  • 00:18:45.480 --> 00:18:45.981
  • - CHRISTINE: AND LOOKWHAT HAPPENS.
  • 00:18:45.981 --> 00:18:49.651
  • WHAT HAPPENS.I FEEL LIKE EVERY TIME WE
  • 00:18:49.651 --> 00:18:50.252
  • I FEEL LIKE EVERY TIME WEPUT A TRAFFICKER IN JAIL
  • 00:18:50.252 --> 00:18:52.955
  • PUT A TRAFFICKER IN JAILAND SEE A YOUNG WOMAN RESCUED--
  • 00:18:52.955 --> 00:18:53.655
  • AND SEE A YOUNG WOMAN RESCUED--AND, JANICE, YOU WERE
  • 00:18:53.655 --> 00:18:55.157
  • AND, JANICE, YOU WERESAYING, YOU KNOW, YOU LOVE
  • 00:18:55.157 --> 00:18:56.792
  • SAYING, YOU KNOW, YOU LOVETHE POSTS I DO.
  • 00:18:56.792 --> 00:18:57.893
  • THE POSTS I DO.I WAS JUST LAUGHING 'CAUSE
  • 00:18:57.893 --> 00:18:59.094
  • I WAS JUST LAUGHING 'CAUSETHEN I JUST SCROLLED
  • 00:18:59.094 --> 00:18:59.895
  • THEN I JUST SCROLLEDTHROUGH AND THOUGHT--
  • 00:18:59.895 --> 00:19:01.029
  • THROUGH AND THOUGHT--RIGHT NOW, MY OFFICE HAS
  • 00:19:01.029 --> 00:19:02.297
  • RIGHT NOW, MY OFFICE HASJUST PUT A POST UP FOR TWO
  • 00:19:02.297 --> 00:19:02.831
  • JUST PUT A POST UP FOR TWOMORE PEOPLE, LIKE, RESCUED
  • 00:19:02.831 --> 00:19:04.600
  • MORE PEOPLE, LIKE, RESCUEDTODAY.
  • 00:19:04.600 --> 00:19:06.568
  • TODAY.IT MADE ME SO EXCITED.
  • 00:19:06.568 --> 00:19:07.336
  • IT MADE ME SO EXCITED.AND I SEE ALL OF THESE
  • 00:19:07.336 --> 00:19:08.503
  • AND I SEE ALL OF THESENOW, AND I THINK WAY BACK
  • 00:19:08.503 --> 00:19:10.405
  • NOW, AND I THINK WAY BACKTO THOSE YESES THEN.
  • 00:19:10.405 --> 00:19:13.475
  • TO THOSE YESES THEN.BUT THE DEAL IS I COULD'VE
  • 00:19:13.475 --> 00:19:14.676
  • BUT THE DEAL IS I COULD'VEHAD EVERY EXCUSE.
  • 00:19:14.676 --> 00:19:15.210
  • HAD EVERY EXCUSE.YOU KNOW, WE STARTED THE
  • 00:19:15.210 --> 00:19:16.278
  • YOU KNOW, WE STARTED THEWHOLE WEEK TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:19:16.278 --> 00:19:16.845
  • WHOLE WEEK TALKING ABOUTINSECURITIES AND FEARS AND
  • 00:19:16.845 --> 00:19:17.779
  • INSECURITIES AND FEARS ANDTHINGS DONE TO YOU.
  • 00:19:17.779 --> 00:19:18.981
  • THINGS DONE TO YOU.WE'VE TALKED ABOUT
  • 00:19:18.981 --> 00:19:19.448
  • WE'VE TALKED ABOUTFORGIVENESS.
  • 00:19:19.448 --> 00:19:20.549
  • FORGIVENESS.THIS IS HOW YOU WEAVE IT
  • 00:19:20.549 --> 00:19:21.216
  • THIS IS HOW YOU WEAVE ITALL IN.
  • 00:19:21.216 --> 00:19:23.285
  • ALL IN.BUT EVERY TIME WE PUT A
  • 00:19:23.285 --> 00:19:24.152
  • BUT EVERY TIME WE PUT ATRAFFICKER IN JAIL, A GIRL
  • 00:19:24.152 --> 00:19:26.154
  • TRAFFICKER IN JAIL, A GIRLIS RESCUED.
  • 00:19:26.154 --> 00:19:26.989
  • IS RESCUED.I FEEL LIKE JOSEPH IN
  • 00:19:26.989 --> 00:19:28.423
  • I FEEL LIKE JOSEPH INGENESIS 50:20, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:19:28.423 --> 00:19:29.658
  • GENESIS 50:20, YOU KNOW,WHEN HE STOOD IN FRONT OF
  • 00:19:29.658 --> 00:19:30.559
  • WHEN HE STOOD IN FRONT OFHIS BROTHERS, AND HE SAID,
  • 00:19:30.559 --> 00:19:32.461
  • HIS BROTHERS, AND HE SAID,"YOU MEANT THIS FOR EVIL
  • 00:19:32.461 --> 00:19:33.962
  • "YOU MEANT THIS FOR EVILAGAINST ME, BUT GOD MEANT
  • 00:19:33.962 --> 00:19:35.998
  • AGAINST ME, BUT GOD MEANTIT FOR THIS VERY PURPOSE
  • 00:19:35.998 --> 00:19:37.833
  • IT FOR THIS VERY PURPOSETO SAVE-- YOU KNOW, MANY
  • 00:19:37.833 --> 00:19:39.901
  • TO SAVE-- YOU KNOW, MANYPEOPLE, ALIVE."
  • 00:19:39.901 --> 00:19:40.369
  • PEOPLE, ALIVE."AND I THINK, "DEVIL,
  • 00:19:40.369 --> 00:19:41.703
  • AND I THINK, "DEVIL,YOU COULD STICK THAT IN YOUR
  • 00:19:41.703 --> 00:19:42.504
  • YOU COULD STICK THAT IN YOURPIPE AND SMOKE IT.
  • 00:19:42.504 --> 00:19:43.605
  • PIPE AND SMOKE IT.I BET YOU WISH YOU LEFT ME
  • 00:19:43.605 --> 00:19:45.073
  • I BET YOU WISH YOU LEFT MEALONE ALL OF THOSE YEARS
  • 00:19:45.073 --> 00:19:46.742
  • ALONE ALL OF THOSE YEARSBECAUSE HERE'S THIS
  • 00:19:46.742 --> 00:19:48.410
  • BECAUSE HERE'S THISUNNAMED, UNWANTED, ABUSED,
  • 00:19:48.410 --> 00:19:49.845
  • UNNAMED, UNWANTED, ABUSED,ADOPTED CHICK, NOW
  • 00:19:49.845 --> 00:19:51.913
  • ADOPTED CHICK, NOWHELPING-- NOT ONLY DID GOD
  • 00:19:51.913 --> 00:19:53.849
  • HELPING-- NOT ONLY DID GODRESCUE ME, BUT NOW GIVES
  • 00:19:53.849 --> 00:19:55.851
  • RESCUE ME, BUT NOW GIVESME THE AWESOME PRIVILEGE
  • 00:19:55.851 --> 00:19:56.885
  • ME THE AWESOME PRIVILEGEOF OPENING THOSE PRISON
  • 00:19:56.885 --> 00:19:58.387
  • OF OPENING THOSE PRISONDOORS TO SEE OTHERS SIT
  • 00:19:58.387 --> 00:19:59.488
  • DOORS TO SEE OTHERS SITFREE, AND SO I THINK YOU
  • 00:19:59.488 --> 00:20:01.089
  • FREE, AND SO I THINK YOUCOULD SEE THE WHOLE
  • 00:20:01.089 --> 00:20:02.724
  • COULD SEE THE WHOLEBRAVERY THING AND THE
  • 00:20:02.724 --> 00:20:04.993
  • BRAVERY THING AND THETHEME WOVEN THROUGH THAT,
  • 00:20:04.993 --> 00:20:06.962
  • THEME WOVEN THROUGH THAT,IF WE'RE WILLING TO SAY,
  • 00:20:06.962 --> 00:20:08.130
  • IF WE'RE WILLING TO SAY,"YES"-- THIS IS WHAT THIS
  • 00:20:08.130 --> 00:20:09.197
  • "YES"-- THIS IS WHAT THISALL COMES DOWN TO IS I
  • 00:20:09.197 --> 00:20:11.166
  • ALL COMES DOWN TO IS IWILL NEVER HAVE THE
  • 00:20:11.166 --> 00:20:12.000
  • WILL NEVER HAVE THENATURAL ABILITY TO DO WHAT
  • 00:20:12.000 --> 00:20:14.236
  • NATURAL ABILITY TO DO WHATI COULD I DO, I MEAN,
  • 00:20:14.236 --> 00:20:15.304
  • I COULD I DO, I MEAN,'CAUSE WHAT I SEE IS
  • 00:20:15.304 --> 00:20:17.039
  • 'CAUSE WHAT I SEE ISEPHESIANS 3:20,
  • 00:20:17.039 --> 00:20:18.106
  • EPHESIANS 3:20,"EXCEEDINGLY, ABUNDANTLY
  • 00:20:18.106 --> 00:20:19.207
  • "EXCEEDINGLY, ABUNDANTLYABOVE AND BEYOND ANYTHING
  • 00:20:19.207 --> 00:20:21.910
  • ABOVE AND BEYOND ANYTHINGI COULD EVER ASK OR THINK."
  • 00:20:21.910 --> 00:20:22.444
  • I COULD EVER ASK OR THINK."THAT'S THE GOD FACTOR.
  • 00:20:22.444 --> 00:20:23.178
  • THAT'S THE GOD FACTOR.SO WHAT GOD-- THE COURAGE
  • 00:20:23.178 --> 00:20:25.614
  • SO WHAT GOD-- THE COURAGESIDE FOR ME IS THE "YES,"
  • 00:20:25.614 --> 00:20:27.683
  • SIDE FOR ME IS THE "YES,"THE CONSISTENT, SAYING, "YES."
  • 00:20:27.683 --> 00:20:28.684
  • THE CONSISTENT, SAYING, "YES."AND YOU HAVE TO BE
  • 00:20:28.684 --> 00:20:31.753
  • AND YOU HAVE TO BECAREFUL BETWEEN
  • 00:20:31.753 --> 00:20:32.721
  • CAREFUL BETWEENPRESUMPTION AND OBEDIENCE,
  • 00:20:32.721 --> 00:20:34.523
  • PRESUMPTION AND OBEDIENCE,AND SOMETIMES I THINK IN
  • 00:20:34.523 --> 00:20:35.957
  • AND SOMETIMES I THINK INTHIS, SORT OF, VERY
  • 00:20:35.957 --> 00:20:36.725
  • THIS, SORT OF, VERYSELF-HELP WORLD,
  • 00:20:36.725 --> 00:20:37.526
  • SELF-HELP WORLD,"I CAN BE WHATEVER I WANNA BE,"
  • 00:20:37.526 --> 00:20:38.060
  • "I CAN BE WHATEVER I WANNA BE,""I CAN DO WHATEVER I--"
  • 00:20:38.060 --> 00:20:39.061
  • "I CAN DO WHATEVER I--"NO, YOU CAN'T BE
  • 00:20:39.061 --> 00:20:39.728
  • NO, YOU CAN'T BEWHATEVER YOU WANNA BE,
  • 00:20:39.728 --> 00:20:42.130
  • WHATEVER YOU WANNA BE,AND NOBODY CAN DO
  • 00:20:42.130 --> 00:20:43.665
  • AND NOBODY CAN DOWHATEVER YOU WANNA DO.
  • 00:20:43.665 --> 00:20:45.033
  • WHATEVER YOU WANNA DO.THE COURAGE IS TO SAY,
  • 00:20:45.033 --> 00:20:46.802
  • THE COURAGE IS TO SAY,"YES," TO WHAT GOD
  • 00:20:46.802 --> 00:20:47.869
  • "YES," TO WHAT GODIS ASKING US TO DO AND
  • 00:20:47.869 --> 00:20:49.204
  • IS ASKING US TO DO ANDWHAT GOD IS ASKING US TO
  • 00:20:49.204 --> 00:20:50.405
  • WHAT GOD IS ASKING US TOBE, AND THERE IS GRACE FOR
  • 00:20:50.405 --> 00:20:51.573
  • BE, AND THERE IS GRACE FORTHAT.
  • 00:20:51.573 --> 00:20:52.708
  • THAT.OTHERWISE, THERE IS
  • 00:20:52.708 --> 00:20:53.742
  • OTHERWISE, THERE ISPRESUMPTION, AND GOD IS
  • 00:20:53.742 --> 00:20:55.177
  • PRESUMPTION, AND GOD ISNOT OBLIGATED TO COME
  • 00:20:55.177 --> 00:20:56.011
  • NOT OBLIGATED TO COMETHROUGH FOR WHAT HE DID
  • 00:20:56.011 --> 00:20:57.279
  • THROUGH FOR WHAT HE DIDNOT ASK FOR, IN THAT
  • 00:20:57.279 --> 00:20:58.580
  • NOT ASK FOR, IN THATSENSE, AND I THINK THERE
  • 00:20:58.580 --> 00:21:00.248
  • SENSE, AND I THINK THEREIS A VERY FINE LINE
  • 00:21:00.248 --> 00:21:00.782
  • IS A VERY FINE LINEBETWEEN COURAGE AND
  • 00:21:00.782 --> 00:21:01.917
  • BETWEEN COURAGE ANDSTUPIDITY.
  • 00:21:01.917 --> 00:21:02.784
  • STUPIDITY.SORRY-- LAURIE, YEAH?
  • 00:21:02.784 --> 00:21:04.219
  • SORRY-- LAURIE, YEAH?- LAURIE: AND I LOVE THAT
  • 00:21:04.219 --> 00:21:05.454
  • - LAURIE: AND I LOVE THATYOU SAID "OBEDIENCE,"
  • 00:21:05.454 --> 00:21:05.921
  • YOU SAID "OBEDIENCE,"BECAUSE ALL OF THIS IS
  • 00:21:05.921 --> 00:21:07.055
  • BECAUSE ALL OF THIS ISOBEDIENCE.
  • 00:21:07.055 --> 00:21:09.825
  • OBEDIENCE.IT'S OBEDIENCE TO WALKING
  • 00:21:09.825 --> 00:21:11.693
  • IT'S OBEDIENCE TO WALKINGOUT HIS WORD AND WHAT HE
  • 00:21:11.693 --> 00:21:12.260
  • OUT HIS WORD AND WHAT HETELLS US TO DO, WALKING IN
  • 00:21:12.260 --> 00:21:14.296
  • TELLS US TO DO, WALKING INFAITH.
  • 00:21:14.296 --> 00:21:14.696
  • FAITH.GO AHEAD.
  • 00:21:14.696 --> 00:21:15.397
  • GO AHEAD.- CHRISTINE: IT'S THAT
  • 00:21:15.397 --> 00:21:17.065
  • - CHRISTINE: IT'S THATNEXT "YES."
  • 00:21:17.065 --> 00:21:18.033
  • NEXT "YES."AND YOU WILL NOT OBEY
  • 00:21:18.033 --> 00:21:18.934
  • AND YOU WILL NOT OBEYSOMEONE YOU DON'T TRUST,
  • 00:21:18.934 --> 00:21:19.601
  • SOMEONE YOU DON'T TRUST,SO IT ALL COMES
  • 00:21:19.601 --> 00:21:20.469
  • SO IT ALL COMESDOWN TO ULTIMATELY
  • 00:21:20.469 --> 00:21:21.236
  • DOWN TO ULTIMATELYTRUSTING GOD, AND WE'VE
  • 00:21:21.236 --> 00:21:22.504
  • TRUSTING GOD, AND WE'VETALKED ABOUT ALL THESE
  • 00:21:22.504 --> 00:21:23.705
  • TALKED ABOUT ALL THESETHEMES ALL WEEK BECAUSE,
  • 00:21:23.705 --> 00:21:25.607
  • THEMES ALL WEEK BECAUSE,IF I TRUST HIM, IF I TRUST
  • 00:21:25.607 --> 00:21:26.708
  • IF I TRUST HIM, IF I TRUSTTHAT HE WILL NEVER LEAVE
  • 00:21:26.708 --> 00:21:27.976
  • THAT HE WILL NEVER LEAVEME NOR FORSAKE ME, IF I
  • 00:21:27.976 --> 00:21:29.111
  • ME NOR FORSAKE ME, IF ITRUST THAT HE IS GOOD AND
  • 00:21:29.111 --> 00:21:30.278
  • TRUST THAT HE IS GOOD ANDDOES GOOD AND THAT HE
  • 00:21:30.278 --> 00:21:30.846
  • DOES GOOD AND THAT HEWORKS ALL THINGS TOGETHER
  • 00:21:30.846 --> 00:21:32.013
  • WORKS ALL THINGS TOGETHERFOR MY GOOD AND HIS GLORY,
  • 00:21:32.013 --> 00:21:33.281
  • FOR MY GOOD AND HIS GLORY,IF I TRUST THAT HE WHO
  • 00:21:33.281 --> 00:21:34.950
  • IF I TRUST THAT HE WHOPROMISED IS FAITHFUL, THEN
  • 00:21:34.950 --> 00:21:36.184
  • PROMISED IS FAITHFUL, THENI AM MORE LIKELY TO OBEY.
  • 00:21:36.184 --> 00:21:38.720
  • I AM MORE LIKELY TO OBEY.BUT IF, ULTIMATELY, I
  • 00:21:38.720 --> 00:21:39.855
  • BUT IF, ULTIMATELY, IDON'T TRUST HIM, I'M NOT
  • 00:21:39.855 --> 00:21:41.156
  • DON'T TRUST HIM, I'M NOTGONNA OBEY HIM, AND SO
  • 00:21:41.156 --> 00:21:42.958
  • GONNA OBEY HIM, AND SOTRUST IS-- IT ALL WEAVES
  • 00:21:42.958 --> 00:21:44.459
  • TRUST IS-- IT ALL WEAVESIN.
  • 00:21:44.459 --> 00:21:45.627
  • IN.YOU'VE GOTTA ALLOW HIM TO
  • 00:21:45.627 --> 00:21:46.862
  • YOU'VE GOTTA ALLOW HIM TOCOME IN AND DO A HEALING,
  • 00:21:46.862 --> 00:21:48.563
  • COME IN AND DO A HEALING,AND THAT HEALING PROCESS
  • 00:21:48.563 --> 00:21:50.098
  • AND THAT HEALING PROCESSENABLES US TO TRUST HIM
  • 00:21:50.098 --> 00:21:51.900
  • ENABLES US TO TRUST HIMMORE, AND THAT TRUST LEADS
  • 00:21:51.900 --> 00:21:52.367
  • MORE, AND THAT TRUST LEADSTO GREATER OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:21:52.367 --> 00:21:53.935
  • TO GREATER OBEDIENCE.SO IT'S THIS CYCLE.
  • 00:21:53.935 --> 00:21:55.971
  • SO IT'S THIS CYCLE.IT'S NOT LIKE COURAGE--
  • 00:21:55.971 --> 00:21:57.406
  • IT'S NOT LIKE COURAGE--WE WATCH "BRAVEHEART,"
  • 00:21:57.406 --> 00:21:58.306
  • WE WATCH "BRAVEHEART,"AND THINK, "HERE I GO, I'M
  • 00:21:58.306 --> 00:21:59.341
  • AND THINK, "HERE I GO, I'MGONNA BE BRAVEHEART,"
  • 00:21:59.341 --> 00:22:00.108
  • GONNA BE BRAVEHEART,"AND I'M LIKE, "NO, NO,"
  • 00:22:00.108 --> 00:22:01.476
  • AND I'M LIKE, "NO, NO,"SOMETIMES THAT'S STUPIDITY
  • 00:22:01.476 --> 00:22:03.678
  • SOMETIMES THAT'S STUPIDITYAND PRESUMPTION.
  • 00:22:03.678 --> 00:22:04.646
  • AND PRESUMPTION.COURAGE, IT CAN OFTEN BE
  • 00:22:04.646 --> 00:22:05.714
  • COURAGE, IT CAN OFTEN BEQUIET, BUT THERE'S A
  • 00:22:05.714 --> 00:22:08.417
  • QUIET, BUT THERE'S ACONFIDENCE IN TRUSTING GOD.
  • 00:22:08.417 --> 00:22:09.951
  • CONFIDENCE IN TRUSTING GOD.JANICE, WHAT DO YOU THINK?
  • 00:22:09.951 --> 00:22:10.452
  • JANICE, WHAT DO YOU THINK?- JANICE: I THINK IT'S
  • 00:22:10.452 --> 00:22:11.253
  • - JANICE: I THINK IT'SBRILLIANT.
  • 00:22:11.253 --> 00:22:12.254
  • BRILLIANT.I LOVE THAT YOU BROUGHT UP
  • 00:22:12.254 --> 00:22:13.321
  • I LOVE THAT YOU BROUGHT UPJOSEPH BECAUSE IT REMINDS
  • 00:22:13.321 --> 00:22:14.389
  • JOSEPH BECAUSE IT REMINDSME OF THE SCRIPTURE IN THE
  • 00:22:14.389 --> 00:22:15.257
  • ME OF THE SCRIPTURE IN THENEW TESTAMENT THAT
  • 00:22:15.257 --> 00:22:16.525
  • NEW TESTAMENT THATEVERYTHING IS WORKING FOR
  • 00:22:16.525 --> 00:22:18.760
  • EVERYTHING IS WORKING FORMY GOOD, AND IN THE JOSEPH
  • 00:22:18.760 --> 00:22:20.061
  • MY GOOD, AND IN THE JOSEPHSTORY, IT JUST SAYS IT'S
  • 00:22:20.061 --> 00:22:21.763
  • STORY, IT JUST SAYS IT'SWORKING FOR GOOD, AND I
  • 00:22:21.763 --> 00:22:24.666
  • WORKING FOR GOOD, AND ILOVE THAT TYING THOSE TWO
  • 00:22:24.666 --> 00:22:25.700
  • LOVE THAT TYING THOSE TWOSCRIPTURES TOGETHER, MY
  • 00:22:25.700 --> 00:22:26.368
  • SCRIPTURES TOGETHER, MYGOOD IS HIS GOOD.
  • 00:22:26.368 --> 00:22:27.202
  • GOOD IS HIS GOOD.YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?
  • 00:22:27.202 --> 00:22:28.570
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?WHAT HE DETERMINES IS GOOD
  • 00:22:28.570 --> 00:22:30.605
  • WHAT HE DETERMINES IS GOODIS MY GOOD, AND EVEN "I
  • 00:22:30.605 --> 00:22:31.673
  • IS MY GOOD, AND EVEN "ICAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH
  • 00:22:31.673 --> 00:22:32.307
  • CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGHCHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME."
  • 00:22:32.307 --> 00:22:33.341
  • CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME."A LOT OF PEOPLE AT
  • 00:22:33.341 --> 00:22:34.176
  • A LOT OF PEOPLE ATHOME ARE PROBABLY LOOKING
  • 00:22:34.176 --> 00:22:36.211
  • HOME ARE PROBABLY LOOKINGLIKE, "UH, YES, I CAN, CHRIS.
  • 00:22:36.211 --> 00:22:37.112
  • LIKE, "UH, YES, I CAN, CHRIS.I CAN DO ALL THINGS
  • 00:22:37.112 --> 00:22:37.712
  • I CAN DO ALL THINGSTHROUGH CHRIST." THAT
  • 00:22:37.712 --> 00:22:39.014
  • THROUGH CHRIST." THATGREEK WORD IS "I AM ABLE.
  • 00:22:39.014 --> 00:22:40.449
  • GREEK WORD IS "I AM ABLE.I AM STRENGTHENED THROUGH
  • 00:22:40.449 --> 00:22:42.083
  • I AM STRENGTHENED THROUGHCHRIST BEING THE ONE WHO
  • 00:22:42.083 --> 00:22:43.084
  • CHRIST BEING THE ONE WHOSTRENGTHENS ME,"
  • 00:22:43.084 --> 00:22:44.586
  • STRENGTHENS ME,"AND SO IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT
  • 00:22:44.586 --> 00:22:46.288
  • AND SO IT'S ALWAYS ABOUTFOLLOWING WHAT GOD SAYS.
  • 00:22:46.288 --> 00:22:46.855
  • FOLLOWING WHAT GOD SAYS.IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT
  • 00:22:46.855 --> 00:22:49.391
  • IT'S ALWAYS ABOUTFOLLOWING HIS WAY.
  • 00:22:49.391 --> 00:22:50.258
  • FOLLOWING HIS WAY.IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT
  • 00:22:50.258 --> 00:22:51.593
  • IT'S ALWAYS ABOUTOBEDIENCE TO LET HIM HEAL US,
  • 00:22:51.593 --> 00:22:52.727
  • OBEDIENCE TO LET HIM HEAL US,TO LET US ADDRESS
  • 00:22:52.727 --> 00:22:55.330
  • TO LET US ADDRESSINSECURITIES AND TELL US
  • 00:22:55.330 --> 00:22:56.665
  • INSECURITIES AND TELL USWHO WE ACTUALLY ARE.
  • 00:22:56.665 --> 00:22:58.200
  • WHO WE ACTUALLY ARE.AND SO, YOU KNOW, THAT'S
  • 00:22:58.200 --> 00:23:00.135
  • AND SO, YOU KNOW, THAT'SWHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT.
  • 00:23:00.135 --> 00:23:00.769
  • WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT.LIKE YOU SAID, IT'S NOT
  • 00:23:00.769 --> 00:23:02.471
  • LIKE YOU SAID, IT'S NOTABOUT JUST PRESUMPTION.
  • 00:23:02.471 --> 00:23:04.005
  • ABOUT JUST PRESUMPTION.IT IS ABOUT FOLLOWING THE
  • 00:23:04.005 --> 00:23:05.474
  • IT IS ABOUT FOLLOWING THEONE AND TRUE LIVING GOD TO
  • 00:23:05.474 --> 00:23:06.608
  • ONE AND TRUE LIVING GOD TOTHE PLACES THAT HE'S
  • 00:23:06.608 --> 00:23:07.242
  • THE PLACES THAT HE'SCALLED US TO, EVEN IN THE
  • 00:23:07.242 --> 00:23:12.180
  • CALLED US TO, EVEN IN THEFACE OF FEAR.
  • 00:23:12.180 --> 00:23:12.747
  • FACE OF FEAR.I WAS WONDERIN' WHEN
  • 00:23:12.747 --> 00:23:13.548
  • I WAS WONDERIN' WHEN"BRAVEHEART" WAS GONNA
  • 00:23:13.548 --> 00:23:14.649
  • "BRAVEHEART" WAS GONNACOME UP BECAUSE HOW CAN WE
  • 00:23:14.649 --> 00:23:16.818
  • COME UP BECAUSE HOW CAN WETALK ABOUT BRAVERY AND WE
  • 00:23:16.818 --> 00:23:17.719
  • TALK ABOUT BRAVERY AND WECANNOT HAVE THAT IMAGE OF
  • 00:23:17.719 --> 00:23:19.087
  • CANNOT HAVE THAT IMAGE OFMEL GIBSON IN OUR MINDS?
  • 00:23:19.087 --> 00:23:20.555
  • MEL GIBSON IN OUR MINDS?BUT EVEN IN THINKING OF
  • 00:23:20.555 --> 00:23:22.057
  • BUT EVEN IN THINKING OFTHAT, LIKE YOU SAID,
  • 00:23:22.057 --> 00:23:22.991
  • THAT, LIKE YOU SAID,SOMEBODY SAID EARLIER, WE
  • 00:23:22.991 --> 00:23:24.459
  • SOMEBODY SAID EARLIER, WEONLY RECOGNIZE THAT WHEN
  • 00:23:24.459 --> 00:23:26.495
  • ONLY RECOGNIZE THAT WHENWE'RE IN THE FACE OF FEAR,
  • 00:23:26.495 --> 00:23:27.863
  • WE'RE IN THE FACE OF FEAR,AND IT'S ONLY WORTH IT
  • 00:23:27.863 --> 00:23:29.097
  • AND IT'S ONLY WORTH ITWHEN WE'RE FOLLOWING GOD.
  • 00:23:29.097 --> 00:23:30.365
  • WHEN WE'RE FOLLOWING GOD.SO LET ME PRAY FOR YOU
  • 00:23:30.365 --> 00:23:30.999
  • SO LET ME PRAY FOR YOUGUYS.
  • 00:23:30.999 --> 00:23:32.501
  • GUYS.- LAURIE: SO GOOD.
  • 00:23:32.501 --> 00:23:33.435
  • - LAURIE: SO GOOD.- JANICE: LORD, WE THANK
  • 00:23:33.435 --> 00:23:33.935
  • - JANICE: LORD, WE THANKYOU FOR ALL THAT YOU'VE
  • 00:23:33.935 --> 00:23:34.603
  • YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU'VESHOWN US THIS WEEK.
  • 00:23:34.603 --> 00:23:35.604
  • SHOWN US THIS WEEK.WE THANK YOU FOR ALL OF
  • 00:23:35.604 --> 00:23:36.938
  • WE THANK YOU FOR ALL OFTHE MOVING IN OUR HEARTS
  • 00:23:36.938 --> 00:23:37.739
  • THE MOVING IN OUR HEARTSTHAT YOU'VE DONE.
  • 00:23:37.739 --> 00:23:39.407
  • THAT YOU'VE DONE.I JUST PRAY THAT YOU WOULD
  • 00:23:39.407 --> 00:23:41.376
  • I JUST PRAY THAT YOU WOULDCONTINUE TO WEAVE TOGETHER
  • 00:23:41.376 --> 00:23:43.245
  • CONTINUE TO WEAVE TOGETHEREVERYTHING YOU'VE TAUGHT
  • 00:23:43.245 --> 00:23:44.212
  • EVERYTHING YOU'VE TAUGHTUS THROUGHOUT THIS WEEK,
  • 00:23:44.212 --> 00:23:45.213
  • US THROUGHOUT THIS WEEK,LORD, THAT WE WOULD
  • 00:23:45.213 --> 00:23:46.314
  • LORD, THAT WE WOULDREMEMBER THAT WE ARE WHO
  • 00:23:46.314 --> 00:23:48.116
  • REMEMBER THAT WE ARE WHOYOU SAY WE ARE, AND THAT'S
  • 00:23:48.116 --> 00:23:49.317
  • YOU SAY WE ARE, AND THAT'SSOLID BECAUSE YOU ARE WHO
  • 00:23:49.317 --> 00:23:50.385
  • SOLID BECAUSE YOU ARE WHOYOU SAY THAT YOU ARE, AND
  • 00:23:50.385 --> 00:23:51.953
  • YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE, ANDYOU CAN DO ALL THE THINGS
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  • YOU CAN DO ALL THE THINGSTHAT YOU SAY YOU CAN DO.
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  • THAT YOU SAY YOU CAN DO.I PRAY, LORD GOD, THAT
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  • I PRAY, LORD GOD, THATEVERYBODY LISTENING WOULD
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  • EVERYBODY LISTENING WOULDHAVE THE COURAGE TO FOLLOW
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  • HAVE THE COURAGE TO FOLLOWHARD AFTER YOU NO MATTER
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  • HARD AFTER YOU NO MATTERWHERE YOU'RE LEADING.
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  • WHERE YOU'RE LEADING.I PRAY FOR SPECIAL
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  • I PRAY FOR SPECIALDEVOTIONAL TIMES SO THAT
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  • DEVOTIONAL TIMES SO THATTHEY CAN ACTUALLY HEAR
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  • THEY CAN ACTUALLY HEARYOUR WHISPER, THEY CAN
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  • YOUR WHISPER, THEY CANACTUALLY HEAR YOUR VOICE
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  • ACTUALLY HEAR YOUR VOICEAS YOU'RE LEADING THEM,
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  • AS YOU'RE LEADING THEM,GOD.
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  • GOD.I PRAY FOR MARRIAGES BEING
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  • I PRAY FOR MARRIAGES BEINGSTRENGTHENED AS YOU MOVE
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  • STRENGTHENED AS YOU MOVETHEM.
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  • THEM.LORD, I PRAY FOR FAMILIES,
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  • LORD, I PRAY FOR FAMILIES,I PRAY FOR INDIVIDUAL, AND
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  • I PRAY FOR INDIVIDUAL, ANDI PRAY FOR OUR NATION,
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  • I PRAY FOR OUR NATION,GOD, THAT WE WOULD FOLLOW
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  • GOD, THAT WE WOULD FOLLOWHARD AFTER YOU AND ONLY
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  • HARD AFTER YOU AND ONLYYOU, NO ONE ELSE, NO OTHER
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  • YOU, NO ONE ELSE, NO OTHERENTITY, NO OTHER PERSONAL
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  • ENTITY, NO OTHER PERSONALIDOLS IN OUR LIVES, BUT
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  • IDOLS IN OUR LIVES, BUTMAKE YOURSELF KNOWN TO US,
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  • MAKE YOURSELF KNOWN TO US,LORD, IN SUCH A WAY THAT
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  • LORD, IN SUCH A WAY THATWE CANNOT DENY THAT IT'S
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  • WE CANNOT DENY THAT IT'SYOU.
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  • YOU.AND WE WILL FOLLOW HARD
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  • AND WE WILL FOLLOW HARDAFTER YOU.
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  • AFTER YOU.I PRAY THAT IN FAITH FOR
  • 00:24:35.964 --> 00:24:38.066
  • I PRAY THAT IN FAITH FOREVERYBODY WATCHING AND
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  • EVERYBODY WATCHING ANDLISTENING, IN JESUS' NAME
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  • LISTENING, IN JESUS' NAMEWE PRAY, AMEN.
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  • WE PRAY, AMEN.- LAURIE: BEAUTIFUL,
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  • - LAURIE: BEAUTIFUL,AMEN.
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  • AMEN.BE STRONG IN THE LORD, IN
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  • BE STRONG IN THE LORD, INTHE POWER OF HIS MIGHT.
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  • THE POWER OF HIS MIGHT.I HAVE LOVED THIS WEEK.
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  • I HAVE LOVED THIS WEEK.I LOVE YOU GIRLS.
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  • I LOVE YOU GIRLS.YOU KNOW, OUR BETTER
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  • YOU KNOW, OUR BETTERTOGETHER COMMUNITY IS
  • 00:24:51.947 --> 00:24:52.914
  • TOGETHER COMMUNITY ISALWAYS HERE FOR YOU.
  • 00:24:52.914 --> 00:24:54.649
  • ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:24:54.649 --> 00:24:55.283
  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US
  • 00:24:55.283 --> 00:24:56.151
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET USKNOW HOW WE CAN PRAY FOR
  • 00:24:56.151 --> 00:24:56.785
  • KNOW HOW WE CAN PRAY FORYOU.
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  • YOU.THANKS FOR JOINING US
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  • THANKS FOR JOINING USTODAY.
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  • TODAY.WE PRAY GOD BLESSES YOU
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  • WE PRAY GOD BLESSES YOUWITH COURAGE TO LIVE AND
  • 00:25:01.990 --> 00:25:03.725
  • WITH COURAGE TO LIVE ANDTO LOVE BRAVELY.
  • 00:25:03.725 --> 00:25:05.293
  • TO LOVE BRAVELY.IF YOU'VE MISSED ANY OF
  • 00:25:05.293 --> 00:25:06.161
  • IF YOU'VE MISSED ANY OFTHIS WEEK'S CONVERSATIONS,
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  • THIS WEEK'S CONVERSATIONS,YOU CAN WATCH THEM AT
  • 00:25:07.329 --> 00:25:08.797
  • YOU CAN WATCH THEM ATBETTERTOGETHER.TV, OR ON
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  • WE'LL SEE YOU THEN.
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  • WE'LL SEE YOU THEN.BYE-BYE.
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