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Better Together LIVE | Episode 125

Watch Better Together LIVE | Episode 125
October 16, 2020
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What do we need to release to take hold of something new? God's plan is to give us HOPE and a FUTURE! | TBN Prayer Line: 1-888-731-1000

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Better Together LIVE | Episode 125

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  • - LAURIE: WHAT IS GOD
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  • - LAURIE: WHAT IS GODASKING US TO LAY DOWN IN
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  • ASKING US TO LAY DOWN INORDER TO TAKE AHOLD OF
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  • ORDER TO TAKE AHOLD OFSOMETHING NEW?
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  • SOMETHING NEW?GOD'S PLANS FOR US ARE
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  • GOD'S PLANS FOR US AREALWAYS GOOD.
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  • ALWAYS GOOD.LET'S TALK ABOUT TRUSTING
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  • LET'S TALK ABOUT TRUSTINGTHE ONE WHO HOLDS THE
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  • THE ONE WHO HOLDS THEFUTURE!
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  • FUTURE!♪ MUSIC ♪
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  • ♪ MUSIC ♪♪ MUSIC ♪
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  • ♪ MUSIC ♪- CECE: MY MIND GOES TO THE
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  • - CECE: MY MIND GOES TO THEWORD EMBRACE.
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  • WORD EMBRACE.YOU CAN'T EMBRACE UNLESS
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  • YOU CAN'T EMBRACE UNLESSYOU HAVE BOTH YOUR ARMS,
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  • YOU HAVE BOTH YOUR ARMS,RIGHT?
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  • RIGHT?GOT TO BE EMPTY IN ORDER
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  • GOT TO BE EMPTY IN ORDERBE ABLE TO EMBRACE.
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  • BE ABLE TO EMBRACE.YOU CAN'T EMBRACE IF
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  • YOU CAN'T EMBRACE IFYOU'RE CARRYING BAGS,
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  • YOU'RE CARRYING BAGS,UNFORGIVENESS, OFFENSE,
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  • UNFORGIVENESS, OFFENSE,PLEASING PEOPLE, RIGHT?
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  • PLEASING PEOPLE, RIGHT?SO ONE OF OUR FAVORITE
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  • SO ONE OF OUR FAVORITESCRIPTURES, AND I'M SURE
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  • SCRIPTURES, AND I'M SUREYOU GUYS LOVE THIS, IT'S
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  • YOU GUYS LOVE THIS, IT'SJEREMIAH 29:11.
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  • JEREMIAH 29:11.AND I'M GOING TO READ THE
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  • AND I'M GOING TO READ THENIV.
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  • NIV.IT SAYS, "FOR I KNOW THE
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  • IT SAYS, "FOR I KNOW THEPLANS I HAVE FOR YOU,
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  • PLANS I HAVE FOR YOU,DECLARES THE LORD, PLANS
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  • DECLARES THE LORD, PLANSTO PROSPER YOU AND NOT TO
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  • TO PROSPER YOU AND NOT TOHARM YOU."
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  • HARM YOU."ISN'T THAT SWEET?
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  • ISN'T THAT SWEET?PLANS TO GIVE YOU HOPE AND
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  • PLANS TO GIVE YOU HOPE ANDA FUTURE.
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  • A FUTURE.YOU KNOW?
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  • YOU KNOW?AND SO IN ORDER TO EMBRACE
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  • AND SO IN ORDER TO EMBRACEYOUR FUTURE, YOU HAVE TO
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  • YOUR FUTURE, YOU HAVE TOLET GO OF YOUR PAST.
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  • LET GO OF YOUR PAST.YOU HAVE TO DROP THE BAGS,
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  • YOU HAVE TO DROP THE BAGS,YOU HAVE TO REFOCUS,
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  • YOU HAVE TO REFOCUS,RIGHT?
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  • RIGHT?NOBODY CAN EMBRACE THEIR
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  • NOBODY CAN EMBRACE THEIRFUTURE LOOKING BACK OVER
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  • FUTURE LOOKING BACK OVERYOUR SHOULDER ALL THE
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  • YOUR SHOULDER ALL THETIME.
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  • TIME.SO, SO, LET'S, I'M GONNA
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  • SO, SO, LET'S, I'M GONNAASK A FEW QUESTIONS.
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  • ASK A FEW QUESTIONS.HOW CAN WE-- I'M GOING FOR
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  • HOW CAN WE-- I'M GOING FORJOYCE FIRST.
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  • JOYCE FIRST.- LAURIE: OKAY.
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  • - LAURIE: OKAY.- LISA: WE WERE ALL
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  • - LISA: WE WERE ALLHOPING YOU WOULD.
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  • HOPING YOU WOULD.(LAUGHTER)
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  • (LAUGHTER)- LAURIE: WE'RE ALL GONNA
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  • - LAURIE: WE'RE ALL GONNADEFER TO JOYCE,
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  • DEFER TO JOYCE,HOW'S THAT?
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  • HOW'S THAT?- ELISABETH: AND STAY
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  • - ELISABETH: AND STAYTHERE.
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  • THERE.- CECE: THERE'S SO MANY I
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  • - CECE: THERE'S SO MANY IWANT TO DO, BUT I'M GONNA
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  • WANT TO DO, BUT I'M GONNAASK YOU THIS ONE.
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  • ASK YOU THIS ONE.HOW HAS EMBRACING THE
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  • HOW HAS EMBRACING THEFUTURE TAUGHT YOU THE
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  • FUTURE TAUGHT YOU THENECESSITY OF TRUSTING GOD?
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  • NECESSITY OF TRUSTING GOD?- JOYCE: FIRST OF ALL,
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  • - JOYCE: FIRST OF ALL,NOBODY KNOWS WHAT THE
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  • NOBODY KNOWS WHAT THEFUTURE HOLDS.
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  • FUTURE HOLDS.I MEAN, YOU JUST DON'T.
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  • I MEAN, YOU JUST DON'T.WE'VE ALL LEARNED THAT
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  • WE'VE ALL LEARNED THATTHIS YEAR.
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  • THIS YEAR.- LISA: THAT'S SO TRUE.
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  • - LISA: THAT'S SO TRUE.- JOYCE: THINGS CAN
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  • - JOYCE: THINGS CANCHANGE DRASTICALLY FROM
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  • CHANGE DRASTICALLY FROMONE DAY TO THE NEXT.
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  • ONE DAY TO THE NEXT.THE WORD HOPE THAT YOU
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  • THE WORD HOPE THAT YOUTALKED ABOUT TO GIVE YOU
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  • TALKED ABOUT TO GIVE YOUHOPE, SEVERAL YEARS AGO I
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  • HOPE, SEVERAL YEARS AGO IFOUND OUT WHAT HOPE REALLY
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  • FOUND OUT WHAT HOPE REALLYMEANS.
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  • MEANS.WHAT IT REALLY IS.
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  • WHAT IT REALLY IS.AND IT'S BEEN SO GOOD FOR
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  • AND IT'S BEEN SO GOOD FORME.
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  • ME.I THINK IT'S HELPED A LOT
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  • I THINK IT'S HELPED A LOTOF OTHER PEOPLE.
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  • OF OTHER PEOPLE.WHEN WE THINK ABOUT HOPE,
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  • WHEN WE THINK ABOUT HOPE,IT'S ALMOST KIND OF
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  • IT'S ALMOST KIND OFWISHY-WASHY.
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  • WISHY-WASHY.I HOPE, I'M NOT SURE--
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  • I HOPE, I'M NOT SURE--BUT BIBLE HOPE IS AN
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  • BUT BIBLE HOPE IS ANENTIRELY TOTALLY DIFFERENT
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  • ENTIRELY TOTALLY DIFFERENTTHING.
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  • THING.AND IT ACTUALLY MEANS THE
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  • AND IT ACTUALLY MEANS THEEXPECTATION OF SOMETHING
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  • EXPECTATION OF SOMETHINGGOOD.
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  • GOOD.AND SO, I'VE BEEN SHARING
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  • AND SO, I'VE BEEN SHARINGWITH PEOPLE FOR SEVERAL
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  • WITH PEOPLE FOR SEVERALYEARS NOW AND EVEN WROTE A
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  • YEARS NOW AND EVEN WROTE ABOOK CALLED
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  • BOOK CALLED"GET YOUR HOPES UP,"
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  • "GET YOUR HOPES UP,"TO GET UP EVERY DAY
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  • TO GET UP EVERY DAYAND BELIEVE SOMETHING GOOD
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  • AND BELIEVE SOMETHING GOODIS GOING TO HAPPEN TO ME
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  • IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO METODAY.
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  • TODAY.- CECE: AMEN.
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  • - CECE: AMEN.- ELISABETH: YES.
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  • - ELISABETH: YES.- JOYCE: BECAUSE OF ALL
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  • - JOYCE: BECAUSE OF ALLTHE STUFF IN MY CHILDHOOD,
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  • THE STUFF IN MY CHILDHOOD,I ACTUALLY HAD SO MANY BAD
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  • I ACTUALLY HAD SO MANY BADTHINGS HAPPEN, CUZ I JUST
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  • THINGS HAPPEN, CUZ I JUSTWENT STRAIGHT FROM THAT TO
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  • WENT STRAIGHT FROM THAT TOA BAD MARRIAGE, YOU KNOW,
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  • A BAD MARRIAGE, YOU KNOW,JUST ON AND ON AND ON.
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  • JUST ON AND ON AND ON.THAT I GOT TO THE POINT OF
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  • THAT I GOT TO THE POINT OFEXPECTING SOMETHING BAD TO
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  • EXPECTING SOMETHING BAD TOHAPPEN.
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  • HAPPEN.AND ONE MORNING AFTER I
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  • AND ONE MORNING AFTER IWAS IN MY REAL
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  • WAS IN MY REALRELATIONSHIP WITH GOD, I
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  • RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD, IALWAYS FELT THIS
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  • ALWAYS FELT THISTHREATENING THING IN MY
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  • THREATENING THING IN MYSPACE.
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  • SPACE.I LIVED WITH IT MY WHOLE
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  • I LIVED WITH IT MY WHOLELIFE BUT I NEVER STOPPED
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  • LIFE BUT I NEVER STOPPEDTO TAKE AN INVENTORY OF
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  • TO TAKE AN INVENTORY OFIT.
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  • IT.IT WAS ALWAYS JUST THERE.
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  • IT WAS ALWAYS JUST THERE.I WAS STANDING IN THE
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  • I WAS STANDING IN THEBATHROOM, LOOKING IN THE
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  • BATHROOM, LOOKING IN THEMIRROR, DOING MY HAIR.
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  • MIRROR, DOING MY HAIR.I FINALLY SAID, GOD, WHAT
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  • I FINALLY SAID, GOD, WHATIS THIS FEELING THAT I
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  • IS THIS FEELING THAT IHAVE ALL THE TIME?
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  • HAVE ALL THE TIME?I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHAT
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  • I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHATTHIS WORD WAS WHEN GOD
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  • THIS WORD WAS WHEN GODSPOKE TO ME.
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  • SPOKE TO ME.HE SAID EVIL, FOREBODINGS
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  • HE SAID EVIL, FOREBODINGSAND THEN AS GOD ALWAYS
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  • AND THEN AS GOD ALWAYSDOES, A FEW DAYS LATER HE
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  • DOES, A FEW DAYS LATER HELED ME TO PROVERBS 15:15.
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  • LED ME TO PROVERBS 15:15.THE AMPLIFIED BIBLE SAYS,
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  • THE AMPLIFIED BIBLE SAYS,"ALL THE DAYS OF THE
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  • "ALL THE DAYS OF THEDESPONDING AND THE
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  • DESPONDING AND THEAFFLICTED ARE MADE THAT WAY BY
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  • AFFLICTED ARE MADE THAT WAY BYEVIL FOREBODINGS,
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  • EVIL FOREBODINGS,BUT HE WHO HAS A
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  • BUT HE WHO HAS AGLAD HEART HAS A CONTINUAL
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  • GLAD HEART HAS A CONTINUALFEAST NO MATTER WHAT
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  • FEAST NO MATTER WHATHIS CIRCUMSTANCES ARE."
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  • HIS CIRCUMSTANCES ARE."SO, HE'S BASICALLY SAYING
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  • SO, HE'S BASICALLY SAYINGTHAT WHEN YOU'RE
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  • THAT WHEN YOU'REMISERABLE, IT'S BECAUSE
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  • MISERABLE, IT'S BECAUSEYOU'RE NOT EXPECTING
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  • YOU'RE NOT EXPECTINGSOMETHING GOOD TO HAPPEN
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  • SOMETHING GOOD TO HAPPENTO YOU.
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  • TO YOU.AND WE CAN DO THAT ON
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  • AND WE CAN DO THAT ONPURPOSE.
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  • PURPOSE.WE DON'T HAVE TO WAIT TO
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  • WE DON'T HAVE TO WAIT TOSEE IF SOMETHING GOOD'S
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  • SEE IF SOMETHING GOOD'SGOING TO HAPPEN.
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  • GOING TO HAPPEN.I DIDN'T COME HERE TODAY
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  • I DIDN'T COME HERE TODAYEXPECTING TO HAVE A LOUSY
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  • EXPECTING TO HAVE A LOUSYDAY.
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  • DAY.- CECE: RIGHT, RIGHT.
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  • - CECE: RIGHT, RIGHT.- JOYCE: I CAME EXPECTING
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  • - JOYCE: I CAME EXPECTINGTO HAVE A GOOD TIME AND TO
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  • TO HAVE A GOOD TIME AND TOSAY SOME THINGS THAT WOULD
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  • SAY SOME THINGS THAT WOULDHELP PEOPLE ALL OVER THE
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  • HELP PEOPLE ALL OVER THEWORLD.
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  • WORLD.I COUNTED IT A PRIVILEGE
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  • I COUNTED IT A PRIVILEGETO COME AND BE HERE TODAY.
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  • TO COME AND BE HERE TODAY.YOU REALIZE, WHAT A
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  • YOU REALIZE, WHAT APRIVILEGE IT IS TO BE ABLE
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  • PRIVILEGE IT IS TO BE ABLETO DO THINGS THAT HELP
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  • TO DO THINGS THAT HELPPEOPLE.
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  • PEOPLE.SO I WOULD LOVE TO SEE
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  • SO I WOULD LOVE TO SEEEVERY PERSON ON THE PLANET
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  • EVERY PERSON ON THE PLANETJUST IMAGINE HOW MAD IT
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  • JUST IMAGINE HOW MAD ITWOULD MAKE THE DEVIL, IF
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  • WOULD MAKE THE DEVIL, IFEVERY PERSON ON THE PLANET
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  • EVERY PERSON ON THE PLANETWOULD GET UP EVERY DAY AND
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  • WOULD GET UP EVERY DAY ANDPLANT THEIR FEET ON THE
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  • PLANT THEIR FEET ON THEFLOOR AND SAY, SOMETHING
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  • FLOOR AND SAY, SOMETHINGGOOD IS GONNA HAPPEN TO ME
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  • GOOD IS GONNA HAPPEN TO METODAY, AND I WOULD LIKE TO
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  • TODAY, AND I WOULD LIKE TOADD TO IT, AND SOMETHING
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  • ADD TO IT, AND SOMETHINGGOOD IS GOING TO HAPPEN
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  • GOOD IS GOING TO HAPPENTHROUGH ME TODAY.
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  • THROUGH ME TODAY.TO ME AND THROUGH ME,
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  • TO ME AND THROUGH ME,THAT'S GOD'S PLAN, HE
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  • THAT'S GOD'S PLAN, HEGIVES IT TO ME BUT HE
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  • GIVES IT TO ME BUT HEWANTS IT TO GO THROUGH ME
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  • WANTS IT TO GO THROUGH METO OTHER PEOPLE.
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  • TO OTHER PEOPLE.SO, TO ME, I DON'T KNOW
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  • SO, TO ME, I DON'T KNOWWHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS.
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  • WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS.BUT I BELIEVE IT WILL BE
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  • BUT I BELIEVE IT WILL BEGOOD.
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  • GOOD.AND EVEN IF IT DOESN'T
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  • AND EVEN IF IT DOESN'TFEEL GOOD AT THE MOMENT,
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  • FEEL GOOD AT THE MOMENT,I MEAN, I REALLY, REALLY DO
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  • I MEAN, I REALLY, REALLY DOBELIEVE THAT GOD WORKS ALL
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  • BELIEVE THAT GOD WORKS ALLTHINGS OUT FOR GOOD.
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  • THINGS OUT FOR GOOD.I REALLY BELIEVE THAT.
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  • I REALLY BELIEVE THAT.(ALL IN AGREEMENT)
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  • (ALL IN AGREEMENT)SO, WHATEVER WE'RE GOING
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  • SO, WHATEVER WE'RE GOINGTHROUGH, IF YOU REALLY
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  • THROUGH, IF YOU REALLYBELIEVE THAT, THAT DOESN'T
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  • BELIEVE THAT, THAT DOESN'TMEAN IT'S FUN TO GO
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  • MEAN IT'S FUN TO GOTHROUGH IT.
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  • THROUGH IT.- CECE: NO.
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  • - CECE: NO.- JOYCE: OR THAT YOU ARE
  • 00:05:57.313 --> 00:05:58.448
  • - JOYCE: OR THAT YOU ARENOT GLAD WHEN IT'S OVER.
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  • NOT GLAD WHEN IT'S OVER.BUT IT DOES MEAN--
  • 00:05:59.916 --> 00:06:06.155
  • BUT IT DOES MEAN--GOD IS SO AMAZING.
  • 00:06:06.155 --> 00:06:06.956
  • GOD IS SO AMAZING.I MEAN, THAT HE COULD TAKE
  • 00:06:06.956 --> 00:06:08.191
  • I MEAN, THAT HE COULD TAKEWHAT I WENT THROUGH AS A
  • 00:06:08.191 --> 00:06:09.459
  • WHAT I WENT THROUGH AS ACHILD, OR WHAT YOU WENT
  • 00:06:09.459 --> 00:06:10.827
  • CHILD, OR WHAT YOU WENTTHROUGH AS A CHILD, THAT
  • 00:06:10.827 --> 00:06:11.928
  • THROUGH AS A CHILD, THATSHOULD HAVE DESTROYED US,
  • 00:06:11.928 --> 00:06:13.129
  • SHOULD HAVE DESTROYED US,I MEAN, YOU KNOW, AT THE
  • 00:06:13.129 --> 00:06:15.231
  • I MEAN, YOU KNOW, AT THEVERY LEAST, IF I WASN'T IN
  • 00:06:15.231 --> 00:06:17.967
  • VERY LEAST, IF I WASN'T INAN INSANE ASYLUM
  • 00:06:17.967 --> 00:06:18.668
  • AN INSANE ASYLUMSOMEWHERE, I SHOULD AT
  • 00:06:18.668 --> 00:06:22.538
  • SOMEWHERE, I SHOULD ATLEAST BE A PROSTITUTE OR--
  • 00:06:22.538 --> 00:06:27.376
  • LEAST BE A PROSTITUTE OR--AND HERE I AM, PREACHING
  • 00:06:27.376 --> 00:06:28.144
  • AND HERE I AM, PREACHINGTHE GOSPEL ALL OVER THE
  • 00:06:28.144 --> 00:06:29.312
  • THE GOSPEL ALL OVER THEWORLD.
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  • WORLD.- LAURIE: THANK YOU,
  • 00:06:29.879 --> 00:06:31.080
  • - LAURIE: THANK YOU,JESUS.
  • 00:06:31.080 --> 00:06:32.081
  • JESUS.- JOYCE: IN OVER ONE
  • 00:06:32.081 --> 00:06:34.083
  • - JOYCE: IN OVER ONEHUNDRED LANGUAGES.
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  • HUNDRED LANGUAGES.(ALL IN AGREEMENT)
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  • (ALL IN AGREEMENT)- LISA: BUT GOD.
  • 00:06:35.585 --> 00:06:36.252
  • - LISA: BUT GOD.- JOYCE: I'VE NEVER TAKEN
  • 00:06:36.252 --> 00:06:41.791
  • - JOYCE: I'VE NEVER TAKENA PUBLIC SPEAKING CLASS.
  • 00:06:41.791 --> 00:06:42.391
  • A PUBLIC SPEAKING CLASS.I'VE NEVER HAD SOMEBODY
  • 00:06:42.391 --> 00:06:43.459
  • I'VE NEVER HAD SOMEBODYSIT ME DOWN AND TEACH ME
  • 00:06:43.459 --> 00:06:44.227
  • SIT ME DOWN AND TEACH MEHOW TO PUT TOGETHER A
  • 00:06:44.227 --> 00:06:45.695
  • HOW TO PUT TOGETHER ASERMON.
  • 00:06:45.695 --> 00:06:46.195
  • SERMON.I MEAN, I HAD NO IDEA
  • 00:06:46.195 --> 00:06:47.964
  • I MEAN, I HAD NO IDEAWHAT-- ZERO IDEA WHAT I
  • 00:06:47.964 --> 00:06:51.000
  • WHAT-- ZERO IDEA WHAT IWAS DOING WHEN GOD-- I
  • 00:06:51.000 --> 00:06:53.002
  • WAS DOING WHEN GOD-- IMEAN, LITERALLY, I AM THE
  • 00:06:53.002 --> 00:06:53.803
  • MEAN, LITERALLY, I AM THELEAST LIKELY PERSON ON THE
  • 00:06:53.803 --> 00:06:56.272
  • LEAST LIKELY PERSON ON THEPLANET.
  • 00:06:56.272 --> 00:06:57.340
  • PLANET.- LAURIE: I THINK I AM.
  • 00:06:57.340 --> 00:06:57.840
  • - LAURIE: I THINK I AM.- JOYCE: NO, IT'S ME.
  • 00:06:57.840 --> 00:06:58.474
  • - JOYCE: NO, IT'S ME.I'M SORRY.
  • 00:06:58.474 --> 00:06:58.941
  • I'M SORRY.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:06:58.941 --> 00:07:03.212
  • (LAUGHTER)- JOYCE: TO BE DOING
  • 00:07:03.212 --> 00:07:03.779
  • - JOYCE: TO BE DOINGTHIS.
  • 00:07:03.779 --> 00:07:04.447
  • THIS.I MEAN, MY FRIENDS SAID
  • 00:07:04.447 --> 00:07:05.047
  • I MEAN, MY FRIENDS SAIDYOU DON'T HAVE THE
  • 00:07:05.047 --> 00:07:05.681
  • YOU DON'T HAVE THEPERSONALITY.
  • 00:07:05.681 --> 00:07:06.249
  • PERSONALITY.ALL THE SMART PEOPLE SAID
  • 00:07:06.249 --> 00:07:06.849
  • ALL THE SMART PEOPLE SAIDYOU DON'T HAVE THE
  • 00:07:06.849 --> 00:07:08.184
  • YOU DON'T HAVE THEEDUCATION.
  • 00:07:08.184 --> 00:07:10.887
  • EDUCATION.I JUST-- I MEAN IN THE
  • 00:07:10.887 --> 00:07:12.355
  • I JUST-- I MEAN IN THENATURAL, I SHOULDN'T BE
  • 00:07:12.355 --> 00:07:14.190
  • NATURAL, I SHOULDN'T BEDOING IT, BUT I AM.
  • 00:07:14.190 --> 00:07:15.758
  • DOING IT, BUT I AM.AND THERE'S NOTHING THE
  • 00:07:15.758 --> 00:07:18.928
  • AND THERE'S NOTHING THEDEVIL CAN DO ABOUT IT.
  • 00:07:18.928 --> 00:07:20.463
  • DEVIL CAN DO ABOUT IT.- CECE: I LOVE IT!
  • 00:07:20.463 --> 00:07:20.997
  • - CECE: I LOVE IT!- JOYCE: DON'T YOU KNOW
  • 00:07:20.997 --> 00:07:22.398
  • - JOYCE: DON'T YOU KNOWTHAT IT MAKES HIM SO
  • 00:07:22.398 --> 00:07:23.032
  • THAT IT MAKES HIM SOFURIOUS WHEN HE TRIES SO
  • 00:07:23.032 --> 00:07:23.966
  • FURIOUS WHEN HE TRIES SOHARD TO DESTROY SOMEBODY
  • 00:07:23.966 --> 00:07:25.001
  • HARD TO DESTROY SOMEBODYAND HIS PLAN JUST DOESN'T
  • 00:07:25.001 --> 00:07:28.404
  • AND HIS PLAN JUST DOESN'TWORK.
  • 00:07:28.404 --> 00:07:29.705
  • WORK.- LAURIE: YUP.
  • 00:07:29.705 --> 00:07:30.540
  • - LAURIE: YUP.- LISA: AND THEY DON'T
  • 00:07:30.540 --> 00:07:33.109
  • - LISA: AND THEY DON'TJUST SURVIVE, THEY THRIVE.
  • 00:07:33.109 --> 00:07:34.343
  • JUST SURVIVE, THEY THRIVE.IT'S LIKE THE OPPOSITE,
  • 00:07:34.343 --> 00:07:35.311
  • IT'S LIKE THE OPPOSITE,LIKE YOU WERE SAYING, THE
  • 00:07:35.311 --> 00:07:36.612
  • LIKE YOU WERE SAYING, THEDOUBLE PORTION.
  • 00:07:36.612 --> 00:07:37.280
  • DOUBLE PORTION.- JOYCE: I'M TELLING YOU.
  • 00:07:37.280 --> 00:07:39.048
  • - JOYCE: I'M TELLING YOU.GOD KNOWS HIS BUSINESS.
  • 00:07:39.048 --> 00:07:41.284
  • GOD KNOWS HIS BUSINESS.AND HE IS GOOD.
  • 00:07:41.284 --> 00:07:43.953
  • AND HE IS GOOD.AND IF WE WILL DO THINGS
  • 00:07:43.953 --> 00:07:46.455
  • AND IF WE WILL DO THINGSGOD'S WAY, IT IS UNTOLD
  • 00:07:46.455 --> 00:07:48.057
  • GOD'S WAY, IT IS UNTOLDWHAT GOD WILL DO FOR YOU AND
  • 00:07:48.057 --> 00:07:48.591
  • WHAT GOD WILL DO FOR YOU ANDTHROUGH YOU AND WITH YOU
  • 00:07:48.591 --> 00:07:50.993
  • THROUGH YOU AND WITH YOUIN YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:07:50.993 --> 00:07:52.962
  • IN YOUR LIFE.SO, YOUR HISTORY DOES NOT
  • 00:07:52.962 --> 00:07:55.131
  • SO, YOUR HISTORY DOES NOTHAVE TO BE YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:07:55.131 --> 00:07:56.465
  • HAVE TO BE YOUR DESTINY.- LISA: THANK YOU, JESUS.
  • 00:07:56.465 --> 00:07:57.500
  • - LISA: THANK YOU, JESUS.- JOYCE: NO MATTER WHAT
  • 00:07:57.500 --> 00:07:58.768
  • - JOYCE: NO MATTER WHATHAS HAPPENED TO YOU IN
  • 00:07:58.768 --> 00:08:01.237
  • HAS HAPPENED TO YOU INLIFE, NO MATTER WHO'S COME
  • 00:08:01.237 --> 00:08:02.305
  • LIFE, NO MATTER WHO'S COMEAGAINST YOU,
  • 00:08:02.305 --> 00:08:04.073
  • AGAINST YOU,NO MATTER WHO'S HURT YOU,
  • 00:08:04.073 --> 00:08:06.008
  • NO MATTER WHO'S HURT YOU,NO MATTER HOW YOU'VE BEEN
  • 00:08:06.008 --> 00:08:06.842
  • NO MATTER HOW YOU'VE BEENABUSED OR REJECTED OR
  • 00:08:06.842 --> 00:08:07.877
  • ABUSED OR REJECTED ORMISTREATED,
  • 00:08:07.877 --> 00:08:09.211
  • MISTREATED,IF YOU'LL GIVE IT TO GOD AND
  • 00:08:09.211 --> 00:08:10.546
  • IF YOU'LL GIVE IT TO GOD ANDGIVE YOURSELF TO GOD,
  • 00:08:10.546 --> 00:08:11.881
  • GIVE YOURSELF TO GOD,SOMETHING GOOD IS GONNA
  • 00:08:11.881 --> 00:08:13.649
  • SOMETHING GOOD IS GONNAHAPPEN TO YOU.
  • 00:08:13.649 --> 00:08:15.418
  • HAPPEN TO YOU.- CECE: AMEN, AMEN.
  • 00:08:15.418 --> 00:08:16.252
  • - CECE: AMEN, AMEN.- JOYCE: THAT'S WHAT I
  • 00:08:16.252 --> 00:08:17.620
  • - JOYCE: THAT'S WHAT IHAVE TO SAY ABOUT HOPE.
  • 00:08:17.620 --> 00:08:18.588
  • HAVE TO SAY ABOUT HOPE.- LAURIE: I LOVE IT.
  • 00:08:18.588 --> 00:08:19.155
  • - LAURIE: I LOVE IT.I GOT SOMETHING SENT TO ME
  • 00:08:19.155 --> 00:08:19.722
  • I GOT SOMETHING SENT TO METHIS WEEK.
  • 00:08:19.722 --> 00:08:21.057
  • THIS WEEK.IT SAYS, WHEN GOD CALLED
  • 00:08:21.057 --> 00:08:21.891
  • IT SAYS, WHEN GOD CALLEDYOU HE ALREADY COUNTED IN
  • 00:08:21.891 --> 00:08:23.859
  • YOU HE ALREADY COUNTED INYOUR STUPIDITY.
  • 00:08:23.859 --> 00:08:26.662
  • YOUR STUPIDITY.- JOYCE: THAT'S SO GOOD.
  • 00:08:26.662 --> 00:08:27.330
  • - JOYCE: THAT'S SO GOOD.- LAURIE: HE ALREADY TOOK
  • 00:08:27.330 --> 00:08:28.431
  • - LAURIE: HE ALREADY TOOKTHAT ALL INTO ACCOUNT.
  • 00:08:28.431 --> 00:08:33.035
  • THAT ALL INTO ACCOUNT.I WAS LIKE, YAY!
  • 00:08:33.035 --> 00:08:33.536
  • I WAS LIKE, YAY!GOD, THAT IS THAT'S THE
  • 00:08:33.536 --> 00:08:34.203
  • GOD, THAT IS THAT'S THEGREATEST THING I HAVE EVER
  • 00:08:34.203 --> 00:08:35.004
  • GREATEST THING I HAVE EVERHEARD.
  • 00:08:35.004 --> 00:08:35.938
  • HEARD.- JOYCE: GOD TOLD ME,
  • 00:08:35.938 --> 00:08:36.505
  • - JOYCE: GOD TOLD ME,JOYCE, YOU KNOW, YOU DON'T
  • 00:08:36.505 --> 00:08:37.039
  • JOYCE, YOU KNOW, YOU DON'TSURPRISE ME AT ALL.
  • 00:08:37.039 --> 00:08:37.573
  • SURPRISE ME AT ALL.I KNEW ALL ABOUT
  • 00:08:37.573 --> 00:08:38.307
  • I KNEW ALL ABOUTEVERYTHING YOU COULD DO
  • 00:08:38.307 --> 00:08:38.908
  • EVERYTHING YOU COULD DOWHEN I CALLED YOU.
  • 00:08:38.908 --> 00:08:40.076
  • WHEN I CALLED YOU.- CECE: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:08:40.076 --> 00:08:41.377
  • - CECE: THAT'S RIGHT.- JOYCE: LISA, YOU DON'T
  • 00:08:41.377 --> 00:08:42.945
  • - JOYCE: LISA, YOU DON'TSURPRISE GOD AT ALL.
  • 00:08:42.945 --> 00:08:44.614
  • SURPRISE GOD AT ALL.HE IS NOT LIKE, OH, MY
  • 00:08:44.614 --> 00:08:45.281
  • HE IS NOT LIKE, OH, MYGOSH, I GOT THE WRONG
  • 00:08:45.281 --> 00:08:46.148
  • GOSH, I GOT THE WRONGPERSON.
  • 00:08:46.148 --> 00:08:46.682
  • PERSON.- LAURIE: IT TAKES THE
  • 00:08:46.682 --> 00:08:48.451
  • - LAURIE: IT TAKES THEFOOLISHNESS TO
  • 00:08:48.451 --> 00:08:49.485
  • FOOLISHNESS TOCONFOUND THE WISE.
  • 00:08:49.485 --> 00:08:50.052
  • CONFOUND THE WISE.- ELISABETH: SOMETIMES I
  • 00:08:50.052 --> 00:08:50.953
  • - ELISABETH: SOMETIMES IFORGET THE HARNESS OF GOD,
  • 00:08:50.953 --> 00:08:51.520
  • FORGET THE HARNESS OF GOD,LIKE HOW HE JUST HOLDS US
  • 00:08:51.520 --> 00:08:52.421
  • LIKE HOW HE JUST HOLDS USTHROUGH IT.
  • 00:08:52.421 --> 00:08:53.556
  • THROUGH IT.LIKE THAT STEP OF CHANGE,
  • 00:08:53.556 --> 00:08:54.323
  • LIKE THAT STEP OF CHANGE,WHATEVER THAT IS, IF
  • 00:08:54.323 --> 00:08:55.791
  • WHATEVER THAT IS, IFYOU'RE IN A PLACE WHERE HE
  • 00:08:55.791 --> 00:08:56.959
  • YOU'RE IN A PLACE WHERE HEIS CALLING YOU OUT OF IT
  • 00:08:56.959 --> 00:08:58.127
  • IS CALLING YOU OUT OF ITINTO SOMETHING ELSE, I
  • 00:08:58.127 --> 00:09:02.365
  • INTO SOMETHING ELSE, ITHINK THAT IS WHERE THE
  • 00:09:02.365 --> 00:09:03.265
  • THINK THAT IS WHERE THETRUSTING IN HIS CHARACTER
  • 00:09:03.265 --> 00:09:04.133
  • TRUSTING IN HIS CHARACTERTHAT HE IS NOT GOING TO
  • 00:09:04.133 --> 00:09:07.103
  • THAT HE IS NOT GOING TOLET YOU FALL BECAUSE WHERE
  • 00:09:07.103 --> 00:09:07.970
  • LET YOU FALL BECAUSE WHEREHE LED YOU WITH THE CALL
  • 00:09:07.970 --> 00:09:08.537
  • HE LED YOU WITH THE CALLTO IT AND I THINK THAT'S
  • 00:09:08.537 --> 00:09:09.572
  • TO IT AND I THINK THAT'STHE THING THAT REALLY
  • 00:09:09.572 --> 00:09:10.706
  • THE THING THAT REALLYSTRUCK ME.
  • 00:09:10.706 --> 00:09:11.207
  • STRUCK ME.I'M NOT REALLY GOOD AT
  • 00:09:11.207 --> 00:09:11.741
  • I'M NOT REALLY GOOD ATJUMPING.
  • 00:09:11.741 --> 00:09:12.208
  • JUMPING.I DON'T REALLY LIKE TO
  • 00:09:12.208 --> 00:09:12.975
  • I DON'T REALLY LIKE TOJUMP OFF OF THINGS,
  • 00:09:12.975 --> 00:09:13.442
  • JUMP OFF OF THINGS,I DON'T REALLY LIKE TO
  • 00:09:13.442 --> 00:09:14.010
  • I DON'T REALLY LIKE TOJUMP ON THING.
  • 00:09:14.010 --> 00:09:17.079
  • JUMP ON THING.I LIKE TO STAY.
  • 00:09:17.079 --> 00:09:17.613
  • I LIKE TO STAY.AND LIKE THAT'S NOT WHAT
  • 00:09:17.613 --> 00:09:18.114
  • AND LIKE THAT'S NOT WHATI'VE DONE.
  • 00:09:18.114 --> 00:09:21.283
  • I'VE DONE.I KNOW THE CALL OF MY
  • 00:09:21.283 --> 00:09:23.185
  • I KNOW THE CALL OF MYHEART NOW AND IT IS THAT
  • 00:09:23.185 --> 00:09:24.320
  • HEART NOW AND IT IS THATFEAR, IF YOU'VE EVER DONE
  • 00:09:24.320 --> 00:09:25.655
  • FEAR, IF YOU'VE EVER DONEA ROPES COURSE, I DON'T
  • 00:09:25.655 --> 00:09:26.789
  • A ROPES COURSE, I DON'TEVEN LIKE THEM.
  • 00:09:26.789 --> 00:09:27.356
  • EVEN LIKE THEM.I GO WITH MY KIDS BECAUSE
  • 00:09:27.356 --> 00:09:28.024
  • I GO WITH MY KIDS BECAUSEI KNOW IT IS GOOD FOR
  • 00:09:28.024 --> 00:09:28.424
  • I KNOW IT IS GOOD FORTHEM.
  • 00:09:28.424 --> 00:09:29.492
  • THEM.BUT ACTUALLY IT ENDS UP
  • 00:09:29.492 --> 00:09:30.059
  • BUT ACTUALLY IT ENDS UPBEING GOOD FOR ME.
  • 00:09:30.059 --> 00:09:30.593
  • BEING GOOD FOR ME.BUT I KNOW WHEN I'M
  • 00:09:30.593 --> 00:09:31.560
  • BUT I KNOW WHEN I'MHANGING ON-- THEY HAVE
  • 00:09:31.560 --> 00:09:34.430
  • HANGING ON-- THEY HAVETHESE LIKE VERTICAL LOGS,
  • 00:09:34.430 --> 00:09:34.997
  • THESE LIKE VERTICAL LOGS,YOU ARE BASICALLY HOLDING
  • 00:09:34.997 --> 00:09:35.331
  • YOU ARE BASICALLY HOLDINGON TO.
  • 00:09:35.331 --> 00:09:35.865
  • ON TO.HONESTLY, IF I COULD
  • 00:09:35.865 --> 00:09:36.866
  • HONESTLY, IF I COULDCHOOSE, IF I THOUGHT I
  • 00:09:36.866 --> 00:09:37.433
  • CHOOSE, IF I THOUGHT ICOULD STAY THERE FOR EIGHT
  • 00:09:37.433 --> 00:09:38.567
  • COULD STAY THERE FOR EIGHTDAYS STRAIGHT, I WOULD
  • 00:09:38.567 --> 00:09:40.202
  • DAYS STRAIGHT, I WOULDSTAY ON THE SAME SWINGING
  • 00:09:40.202 --> 00:09:41.370
  • STAY ON THE SAME SWINGINGLOG, BECAUSE I WOULD
  • 00:09:41.370 --> 00:09:42.738
  • LOG, BECAUSE I WOULDRATHER STAY IN THE
  • 00:09:42.738 --> 00:09:43.272
  • RATHER STAY IN THEUNCOMFORTABLE THAN LIKE
  • 00:09:43.272 --> 00:09:44.373
  • UNCOMFORTABLE THAN LIKETAKE A LEAP INTO SOMETHING
  • 00:09:44.373 --> 00:09:46.409
  • TAKE A LEAP INTO SOMETHINGTHAT I DON'T KNOW.
  • 00:09:46.409 --> 00:09:47.309
  • THAT I DON'T KNOW.AND ALL THE WHILE I FEEL
  • 00:09:47.309 --> 00:09:49.545
  • AND ALL THE WHILE I FEELLIKE, WHY AM I NOT
  • 00:09:49.545 --> 00:09:50.980
  • LIKE, WHY AM I NOTTRUSTING THE HARNESS TO
  • 00:09:50.980 --> 00:09:51.914
  • TRUSTING THE HARNESS TOGET TO-- I HAVE TO
  • 00:09:51.914 --> 00:09:53.282
  • GET TO-- I HAVE TOLITERALLY LET GO.
  • 00:09:53.282 --> 00:09:55.151
  • LITERALLY LET GO.YOU HAVE TO LET GO IN
  • 00:09:55.151 --> 00:09:56.452
  • YOU HAVE TO LET GO INORDER TO GET TO THAT ONE.
  • 00:09:56.452 --> 00:09:57.586
  • ORDER TO GET TO THAT ONE.AND MY FEAR OVERTAKES ME
  • 00:09:57.586 --> 00:09:58.654
  • AND MY FEAR OVERTAKES MESO MUCH THAT EVEN THOUGH
  • 00:09:58.654 --> 00:10:00.022
  • SO MUCH THAT EVEN THOUGHI'M IN THIS HARNESS AND
  • 00:10:00.022 --> 00:10:01.290
  • I'M IN THIS HARNESS ANDI'M NOT GOING MORE THAN 3
  • 00:10:01.290 --> 00:10:02.425
  • I'M NOT GOING MORE THAN 3FEET AT WORST, I'M NOT
  • 00:10:02.425 --> 00:10:03.592
  • FEET AT WORST, I'M NOTGONNA HIT THE GROUND, I
  • 00:10:03.592 --> 00:10:05.528
  • GONNA HIT THE GROUND, IFEEL LIKE IN MY WALK
  • 00:10:05.528 --> 00:10:06.562
  • FEEL LIKE IN MY WALKSOMETIMES, I'M LIKE, DO I
  • 00:10:06.562 --> 00:10:07.596
  • SOMETIMES, I'M LIKE, DO ITRUST YOU, GOD, THAT WHEN
  • 00:10:07.596 --> 00:10:08.831
  • TRUST YOU, GOD, THAT WHENI DO, THIS YOU'RE NOT
  • 00:10:08.831 --> 00:10:10.766
  • I DO, THIS YOU'RE NOTGONNA LET ME FALL, LIKE
  • 00:10:10.766 --> 00:10:12.034
  • GONNA LET ME FALL, LIKEYOU ARE WRAPPED AROUND ME
  • 00:10:12.034 --> 00:10:13.969
  • YOU ARE WRAPPED AROUND MESO TIGHT IN HIS EMBRACE
  • 00:10:13.969 --> 00:10:15.071
  • SO TIGHT IN HIS EMBRACEAND HE'S NOT GONNA LET US
  • 00:10:15.071 --> 00:10:17.606
  • AND HE'S NOT GONNA LET USFALL.
  • 00:10:17.606 --> 00:10:19.408
  • FALL.HE JUST WANTS US TO TRUST
  • 00:10:19.408 --> 00:10:21.043
  • HE JUST WANTS US TO TRUSTAND TO LET GO OF WHAT HE'S
  • 00:10:21.043 --> 00:10:23.179
  • AND TO LET GO OF WHAT HE'SASKING US TO AT THE
  • 00:10:23.179 --> 00:10:24.013
  • ASKING US TO AT THETIME HE IS ASKING US TO.
  • 00:10:24.013 --> 00:10:26.415
  • TIME HE IS ASKING US TO.THAT I THINK IS JUST--
  • 00:10:26.415 --> 00:10:27.049
  • THAT I THINK IS JUST--I'M NOT SURE WHY IT'S SO HARD
  • 00:10:27.049 --> 00:10:27.583
  • I'M NOT SURE WHY IT'S SO HARDEVERY TIME, IT SHOULDN'T
  • 00:10:27.583 --> 00:10:28.017
  • EVERY TIME, IT SHOULDN'TFEEL THAT TIME.
  • 00:10:28.017 --> 00:10:28.818
  • FEEL THAT TIME.IT GETS EASIER AS I GET
  • 00:10:28.818 --> 00:10:30.019
  • IT GETS EASIER AS I GETOLDER--
  • 00:10:30.019 --> 00:10:31.854
  • OLDER--- JOYCE: THE MORE
  • 00:10:31.854 --> 00:10:32.988
  • - JOYCE: THE MOREEXPERIENCE YOU HAVE WITH
  • 00:10:32.988 --> 00:10:33.756
  • EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE WITHGOD, THE EASIER IT IS TO
  • 00:10:33.756 --> 00:10:34.323
  • GOD, THE EASIER IT IS TOTRUST HIM.
  • 00:10:34.323 --> 00:10:34.790
  • TRUST HIM.- ELISABETH: THAT'S
  • 00:10:34.790 --> 00:10:36.358
  • - ELISABETH: THAT'SRIGHT.
  • 00:10:36.358 --> 00:10:37.226
  • RIGHT.- LAURIE: AND THE HARDER
  • 00:10:37.226 --> 00:10:37.760
  • - LAURIE: AND THE HARDERIT LOOKS, THE EASIER IT
  • 00:10:37.760 --> 00:10:38.828
  • IT LOOKS, THE EASIER ITGETS.
  • 00:10:38.828 --> 00:10:40.362
  • GETS.SEEMS LIKE.
  • 00:10:40.362 --> 00:10:40.930
  • SEEMS LIKE.- CECE: YEAH, BECAUSE IT
  • 00:10:40.930 --> 00:10:41.864
  • - CECE: YEAH, BECAUSE ITDOES BOIL DOWN TO TRUST.
  • 00:10:41.864 --> 00:10:45.067
  • DOES BOIL DOWN TO TRUST.- JOYCE: THERE'S SO MUCH
  • 00:10:45.067 --> 00:10:47.403
  • - JOYCE: THERE'S SO MUCHNEGATIVITY TODAY.
  • 00:10:47.403 --> 00:10:47.937
  • NEGATIVITY TODAY.I MEAN, LIKE, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:10:47.937 --> 00:10:49.271
  • I MEAN, LIKE, YOU KNOW,THE PAPERS, NEWS IS
  • 00:10:49.271 --> 00:10:51.240
  • THE PAPERS, NEWS ISSAYING, "BOY, THIS WINTER,
  • 00:10:51.240 --> 00:10:53.909
  • SAYING, "BOY, THIS WINTER,COVID'S GONNA REALLY
  • 00:10:53.909 --> 00:10:55.711
  • COVID'S GONNA REALLYGET BAD."
  • 00:10:55.711 --> 00:10:57.980
  • GET BAD."I FEEL LIKE THE WORLD
  • 00:10:57.980 --> 00:10:58.881
  • I FEEL LIKE THE WORLDRIGHT NOW IS FULL OF DOOM
  • 00:10:58.881 --> 00:11:00.316
  • RIGHT NOW IS FULL OF DOOMAND GLOOM PROPHETS.
  • 00:11:00.316 --> 00:11:01.951
  • AND GLOOM PROPHETS.- LAURIE: EVIL
  • 00:11:01.951 --> 00:11:03.486
  • - LAURIE: EVILFOREBODING.
  • 00:11:03.486 --> 00:11:04.053
  • FOREBODING.- JOYCE: IF THINGS AREN'T
  • 00:11:04.053 --> 00:11:05.855
  • - JOYCE: IF THINGS AREN'TBAD ENOUGH, THEY'RE
  • 00:11:05.855 --> 00:11:06.455
  • BAD ENOUGH, THEY'REPROPHESYING THAT THEY'RE
  • 00:11:06.455 --> 00:11:07.857
  • PROPHESYING THAT THEY'REGONNA GET WORSE.
  • 00:11:07.857 --> 00:11:09.458
  • GONNA GET WORSE.AND JUST IMAGINE WHAT
  • 00:11:09.458 --> 00:11:11.727
  • AND JUST IMAGINE WHATWOULD HAPPEN.
  • 00:11:11.727 --> 00:11:12.561
  • WOULD HAPPEN.WHAT COULD GOD DO IF
  • 00:11:12.561 --> 00:11:15.798
  • WHAT COULD GOD DO IFEVERYBODY WAS POSITIVE?
  • 00:11:15.798 --> 00:11:18.067
  • EVERYBODY WAS POSITIVE?- CECE: MY GOODNESS!
  • 00:11:18.067 --> 00:11:19.135
  • - CECE: MY GOODNESS!WHAT WOULD GOD DO IF
  • 00:11:19.135 --> 00:11:21.237
  • WHAT WOULD GOD DO IFEVERY BELIEVER WAS POSITIVE?
  • 00:11:21.237 --> 00:11:23.405
  • EVERY BELIEVER WAS POSITIVE?IF WE WHO KNOW, LET'S
  • 00:11:23.405 --> 00:11:25.341
  • IF WE WHO KNOW, LET'SBEGIN TO SPEAK THE WORD OF
  • 00:11:25.341 --> 00:11:27.409
  • BEGIN TO SPEAK THE WORD OFGOD OVER OUR LIVES, OVER
  • 00:11:27.409 --> 00:11:28.477
  • GOD OVER OUR LIVES, OVEROUR SITUATION.
  • 00:11:28.477 --> 00:11:30.279
  • OUR SITUATION.- JOYCE: YEAH.
  • 00:11:30.279 --> 00:11:31.914
  • - JOYCE: YEAH.- LAURIE: JUST AS PEOPLE.
  • 00:11:31.914 --> 00:11:32.515
  • - LAURIE: JUST AS PEOPLE.- LISA: OR EVEN IF WE
  • 00:11:32.515 --> 00:11:36.852
  • - LISA: OR EVEN IF WEJUST SPEAK THE TESTIMONY.
  • 00:11:36.852 --> 00:11:37.686
  • JUST SPEAK THE TESTIMONY.I'VE BEEN FOR A COUPLE OF
  • 00:11:37.686 --> 00:11:40.289
  • I'VE BEEN FOR A COUPLE OFYEARS STUDYING THEODICY,
  • 00:11:40.289 --> 00:11:41.590
  • YEARS STUDYING THEODICY,THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:11:41.590 --> 00:11:42.124
  • THE GOODNESS OF GOD.THE REDEMPTIVE NATURE OF
  • 00:11:42.124 --> 00:11:44.426
  • THE REDEMPTIVE NATURE OFGOD.
  • 00:11:44.426 --> 00:11:45.294
  • GOD.IF YOU TAKE FROM THE VERY
  • 00:11:45.294 --> 00:11:45.861
  • IF YOU TAKE FROM THE VERYBEGINNING OF SCRIPTURE TO
  • 00:11:45.861 --> 00:11:47.363
  • BEGINNING OF SCRIPTURE TOTHE VERY END OF SCRIPTURE,
  • 00:11:47.363 --> 00:11:47.930
  • THE VERY END OF SCRIPTURE,THERE ARE STORIES WE DON'T
  • 00:11:47.930 --> 00:11:49.165
  • THERE ARE STORIES WE DON'TUNDERSTAND BECAUSE WE
  • 00:11:49.165 --> 00:11:50.099
  • UNDERSTAND BECAUSE WEDON'T KNOW THE
  • 00:11:50.099 --> 00:11:52.134
  • DON'T KNOW THESOCIOHISTORICAL CONTEXT.
  • 00:11:52.134 --> 00:11:53.035
  • SOCIOHISTORICAL CONTEXT.BUT IF YOU ACTUALLY TAKE
  • 00:11:53.035 --> 00:11:53.536
  • BUT IF YOU ACTUALLY TAKETHE TIME TO GO,
  • 00:11:53.536 --> 00:11:54.503
  • THE TIME TO GO,WHAT WAS GOING ON WHEN GOD
  • 00:11:54.503 --> 00:11:55.604
  • WHAT WAS GOING ON WHEN GODSPOKE THAT?
  • 00:11:55.604 --> 00:12:00.075
  • SPOKE THAT?EVERY SINGLE STINKING
  • 00:12:00.075 --> 00:12:00.709
  • EVERY SINGLE STINKINGTIME COMES BACK
  • 00:12:00.709 --> 00:12:01.410
  • TIME COMES BACKTO WHAT YOU SAID, HE'S
  • 00:12:01.410 --> 00:12:02.278
  • TO WHAT YOU SAID, HE'SALWAYS DOING IT FOR OUR
  • 00:12:02.278 --> 00:12:02.945
  • ALWAYS DOING IT FOR OURGOOD.
  • 00:12:02.945 --> 00:12:04.246
  • GOOD.EVERY TIME.
  • 00:12:04.246 --> 00:12:04.980
  • EVERY TIME.AND LAST NIGHT I WAS
  • 00:12:04.980 --> 00:12:06.615
  • AND LAST NIGHT I WASWRITING A PAPER AND, SINCE
  • 00:12:06.615 --> 00:12:07.817
  • WRITING A PAPER AND, SINCEWHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU
  • 00:12:07.817 --> 00:12:10.186
  • WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOUCROSS-STITCHED NUMBERS?
  • 00:12:10.186 --> 00:12:11.554
  • CROSS-STITCHED NUMBERS?WE NEVER-- WELL, I NEVER
  • 00:12:11.554 --> 00:12:12.755
  • WE NEVER-- WELL, I NEVERGO TO THE BOOK OF NUMBERS,
  • 00:12:12.755 --> 00:12:13.455
  • GO TO THE BOOK OF NUMBERS,BECAUSE IT SEEMS BORING TO
  • 00:12:13.455 --> 00:12:13.956
  • BECAUSE IT SEEMS BORING TOME.
  • 00:12:13.956 --> 00:12:15.024
  • ME.I WAS IN THE BOOK OF
  • 00:12:15.024 --> 00:12:16.759
  • I WAS IN THE BOOK OFNUMBERS, DO YOU ALL
  • 00:12:16.759 --> 00:12:17.493
  • NUMBERS, DO YOU ALLREMEMBER THE STORY OF THE
  • 00:12:17.493 --> 00:12:18.994
  • REMEMBER THE STORY OF THEDAUGHTERS OF ZELOPHEHAD?
  • 00:12:18.994 --> 00:12:19.728
  • DAUGHTERS OF ZELOPHEHAD?I HADN'T READ IT IN A LONG
  • 00:12:19.728 --> 00:12:21.130
  • I HADN'T READ IT IN A LONGTIME.
  • 00:12:21.130 --> 00:12:21.897
  • TIME.IT'S ONE OF THOSE, LONG
  • 00:12:21.897 --> 00:12:23.666
  • IT'S ONE OF THOSE, LONGSTORY SHORT, EVEN THOUGH I
  • 00:12:23.666 --> 00:12:24.800
  • STORY SHORT, EVEN THOUGH ICAN'T DO THAT VERY WELL,
  • 00:12:24.800 --> 00:12:27.403
  • CAN'T DO THAT VERY WELL,THERE'S THESE GIRLS, THEIR
  • 00:12:27.403 --> 00:12:28.704
  • THERE'S THESE GIRLS, THEIRDAD HAS PASSED AWAY--
  • 00:12:28.704 --> 00:12:29.271
  • DAD HAS PASSED AWAY--- CECE: RIGHT, IT'S ABOUT
  • 00:12:29.271 --> 00:12:30.372
  • - CECE: RIGHT, IT'S ABOUTTHE LAND.
  • 00:12:30.372 --> 00:12:31.207
  • THE LAND.- LISA: IT WAS BASED ON
  • 00:12:31.207 --> 00:12:32.074
  • - LISA: IT WAS BASED ONPRIMOGENITURE THE FIRST
  • 00:12:32.074 --> 00:12:32.741
  • PRIMOGENITURE THE FIRSTBORN SON GETS ALL THE
  • 00:12:32.741 --> 00:12:33.742
  • BORN SON GETS ALL THELAND.
  • 00:12:33.742 --> 00:12:35.377
  • LAND.AND THESE GIRLS, EVIDENTLY
  • 00:12:35.377 --> 00:12:37.279
  • AND THESE GIRLS, EVIDENTLYHAD BEEN EATING THEIR
  • 00:12:37.279 --> 00:12:38.147
  • HAD BEEN EATING THEIRWHEATIES, BECAUSE THEY
  • 00:12:38.147 --> 00:12:38.814
  • WHEATIES, BECAUSE THEYCOME BEFORE MOSES AND SAY,
  • 00:12:38.814 --> 00:12:39.448
  • COME BEFORE MOSES AND SAY,WE DON'T THINK THAT'S
  • 00:12:39.448 --> 00:12:40.349
  • WE DON'T THINK THAT'SFAIR.
  • 00:12:40.349 --> 00:12:41.584
  • FAIR.WE THINK WE SHOULD INHERIT
  • 00:12:41.584 --> 00:12:43.018
  • WE THINK WE SHOULD INHERITDAD'S LAND.
  • 00:12:43.018 --> 00:12:44.420
  • DAD'S LAND.AND NOT ONLY DOES GOD SAY--
  • 00:12:44.420 --> 00:12:44.920
  • AND NOT ONLY DOES GOD SAY--- LAURIE: EATING
  • 00:12:44.920 --> 00:12:45.821
  • - LAURIE: EATINGTHEIR WHEATIES,
  • 00:12:45.821 --> 00:12:46.522
  • THEIR WHEATIES,(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:12:46.522 --> 00:12:47.189
  • (LAUGHTER)- LISA: YES.
  • 00:12:47.189 --> 00:12:48.090
  • - LISA: YES.YOU GET TO INHERIT YOUR
  • 00:12:48.090 --> 00:12:48.624
  • YOU GET TO INHERIT YOURFATHER'S LAND WEST OF THE
  • 00:12:48.624 --> 00:12:49.959
  • FATHER'S LAND WEST OF THEJORDAN.
  • 00:12:49.959 --> 00:12:50.693
  • JORDAN.EAST OR WEST, ANYWAY, IT
  • 00:12:50.693 --> 00:12:51.193
  • EAST OR WEST, ANYWAY, ITWAS NEAR THE JORDAN.
  • 00:12:51.193 --> 00:12:52.394
  • WAS NEAR THE JORDAN.HE SAYS, NOT ONLY THAT,
  • 00:12:52.394 --> 00:12:53.529
  • HE SAYS, NOT ONLY THAT,BUT THE LAWS OF
  • 00:12:53.529 --> 00:12:55.331
  • BUT THE LAWS OFINHERITANCE FOR MY
  • 00:12:55.331 --> 00:12:57.533
  • INHERITANCE FOR MYDAUGHTERS CHANGE NOW.
  • 00:12:57.533 --> 00:12:58.901
  • DAUGHTERS CHANGE NOW.AND THEN YOU GO, MAN, WE
  • 00:12:58.901 --> 00:13:00.302
  • AND THEN YOU GO, MAN, WEPROBABLY WON'T HEAR FROM
  • 00:13:00.302 --> 00:13:00.903
  • PROBABLY WON'T HEAR FROMTHEM AGAIN, BECAUSE THEY
  • 00:13:00.903 --> 00:13:02.238
  • THEM AGAIN, BECAUSE THEYWERE KIND OF CHEEKY.
  • 00:13:02.238 --> 00:13:03.372
  • WERE KIND OF CHEEKY.HE PROBABLY FRIES THEM IN
  • 00:13:03.372 --> 00:13:06.942
  • HE PROBABLY FRIES THEM INTHE GREASE BOX.
  • 00:13:06.942 --> 00:13:07.676
  • THE GREASE BOX.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:13:07.676 --> 00:13:08.644
  • (LAUGHTER)BUT THEN, JUST A COUPLE
  • 00:13:08.644 --> 00:13:09.111
  • BUT THEN, JUST A COUPLECHAPTERS LATER, DO YOU
  • 00:13:09.111 --> 00:13:09.645
  • CHAPTERS LATER, DO YOUREMEMBER, THEY COME TO HIM
  • 00:13:09.645 --> 00:13:10.446
  • REMEMBER, THEY COME TO HIMAND THEY SAID, WE DON'T
  • 00:13:10.446 --> 00:13:11.247
  • AND THEY SAID, WE DON'TWANT TO BE IN ARRANGED
  • 00:13:11.247 --> 00:13:11.881
  • WANT TO BE IN ARRANGEDMARRIAGES.
  • 00:13:11.881 --> 00:13:13.148
  • MARRIAGES.WE WILL LOSE OUR
  • 00:13:13.148 --> 00:13:14.250
  • WE WILL LOSE OURINHERITANCE IF WE MARRY
  • 00:13:14.250 --> 00:13:16.051
  • INHERITANCE IF WE MARRYOUTSIDE OF OUR TRIBE.
  • 00:13:16.051 --> 00:13:17.987
  • OUTSIDE OF OUR TRIBE.AND YOU THINK, THAT--
  • 00:13:17.987 --> 00:13:19.355
  • AND YOU THINK, THAT--I MEAN, THIS IS 3500 YEARS
  • 00:13:19.355 --> 00:13:20.322
  • I MEAN, THIS IS 3500 YEARSBEFORE WOMEN FOUGHT FOR
  • 00:13:20.322 --> 00:13:21.390
  • BEFORE WOMEN FOUGHT FORTHE RIGHT TO VOTE OR START
  • 00:13:21.390 --> 00:13:22.324
  • THE RIGHT TO VOTE OR STARTBURNING THEIR BRAS.
  • 00:13:22.324 --> 00:13:25.160
  • BURNING THEIR BRAS.AND GOD GOES, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:13:25.160 --> 00:13:26.528
  • AND GOD GOES, YOU KNOW WHAT?LET THEM MARRY WHO THEY
  • 00:13:26.528 --> 00:13:27.162
  • LET THEM MARRY WHO THEYWANT TO MARRY.
  • 00:13:27.162 --> 00:13:27.997
  • WANT TO MARRY.AND YOU GO, GOODNESS
  • 00:13:27.997 --> 00:13:29.098
  • AND YOU GO, GOODNESSGRACIOUS, WE THINK GENDER
  • 00:13:29.098 --> 00:13:30.599
  • GRACIOUS, WE THINK GENDEREQUALITY IS A BUZZ WORD
  • 00:13:30.599 --> 00:13:34.536
  • EQUALITY IS A BUZZ WORDFROM THE 1960's FORWARD.
  • 00:13:34.536 --> 00:13:35.804
  • FROM THE 1960's FORWARD.GOD, 3500 YEARS AGO SAID,
  • 00:13:35.804 --> 00:13:37.072
  • GOD, 3500 YEARS AGO SAID,I LOVE MY GIRLS, I WANT MY
  • 00:13:37.072 --> 00:13:39.909
  • I LOVE MY GIRLS, I WANT MYGIRLS LIVES TO PROSPER.
  • 00:13:39.909 --> 00:13:41.710
  • GIRLS LIVES TO PROSPER.I GO, WE SOMETIMES MISS
  • 00:13:41.710 --> 00:13:44.046
  • I GO, WE SOMETIMES MISSHIS GOODNESS.
  • 00:13:44.046 --> 00:13:45.981
  • HIS GOODNESS.AND I THINK AS MUCH AS WE
  • 00:13:45.981 --> 00:13:47.349
  • AND I THINK AS MUCH AS WETALK ABOUT HIM, WE THINK
  • 00:13:47.349 --> 00:13:48.684
  • TALK ABOUT HIM, WE THINKSOMEHOW, SOME WAY IN HERE,
  • 00:13:48.684 --> 00:13:50.019
  • SOMEHOW, SOME WAY IN HERE,THE OTHER SHOE'S GONNA
  • 00:13:50.019 --> 00:13:51.220
  • THE OTHER SHOE'S GONNADROP AND MAYBE HE'S NOT AS
  • 00:13:51.220 --> 00:13:52.688
  • DROP AND MAYBE HE'S NOT ASGOOD AS WE HOPE HE IS.
  • 00:13:52.688 --> 00:13:54.023
  • GOOD AS WE HOPE HE IS.AND HE'S BETTER.
  • 00:13:54.023 --> 00:13:54.990
  • AND HE'S BETTER.HE'S EVEN BETTER THAN WE
  • 00:13:54.990 --> 00:13:56.492
  • HE'S EVEN BETTER THAN WEEVER DREAMED.
  • 00:13:56.492 --> 00:13:57.393
  • EVER DREAMED.- JOYCE: OR WE THINK THAT
  • 00:13:57.393 --> 00:14:00.129
  • - JOYCE: OR WE THINK THATWE'RE TOO BAD FOR GOD TO
  • 00:14:00.129 --> 00:14:02.331
  • WE'RE TOO BAD FOR GOD TOBE THAT GOOD TO US.
  • 00:14:02.331 --> 00:14:03.599
  • BE THAT GOOD TO US.WHEN WERE YOU TELLING THE
  • 00:14:03.599 --> 00:14:04.967
  • WHEN WERE YOU TELLING THESTORY OF THOSE GIRLS, I
  • 00:14:04.967 --> 00:14:06.035
  • STORY OF THOSE GIRLS, ITHOUGHT, MAN, YOU TALK
  • 00:14:06.035 --> 00:14:07.069
  • THOUGHT, MAN, YOU TALKABOUT THE POWER OF GOING
  • 00:14:07.069 --> 00:14:08.070
  • ABOUT THE POWER OF GOINGBOLDLY TO GOD, IF THEY
  • 00:14:08.070 --> 00:14:10.706
  • BOLDLY TO GOD, IF THEYWOULD HAVE NEVER ASKED--
  • 00:14:10.706 --> 00:14:11.640
  • WOULD HAVE NEVER ASKED--- LISA: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:14:11.640 --> 00:14:12.241
  • - LISA: THAT'S RIGHT.- JOYCE: THEY ASKED FOR
  • 00:14:12.241 --> 00:14:13.242
  • - JOYCE: THEY ASKED FORTHE IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:14:13.242 --> 00:14:15.778
  • THE IMPOSSIBLE.WHAT AT THAT TIME WAS
  • 00:14:15.778 --> 00:14:16.245
  • WHAT AT THAT TIME WASIMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:14:16.245 --> 00:14:17.046
  • IMPOSSIBLE.- LISA: RIGHT.
  • 00:14:17.046 --> 00:14:18.113
  • - LISA: RIGHT.THEY HAD LISTENED TO YOUR
  • 00:14:18.113 --> 00:14:19.148
  • THEY HAD LISTENED TO YOURPODCAST AND THEY THOUGHT
  • 00:14:19.148 --> 00:14:20.549
  • PODCAST AND THEY THOUGHTSOMETHING GOOD'S GOING TO
  • 00:14:20.549 --> 00:14:21.583
  • SOMETHING GOOD'S GOING TOHAPPEN TO US TODAY AND--
  • 00:14:21.583 --> 00:14:25.721
  • HAPPEN TO US TODAY AND--REALLY, IT DOES GO BACK
  • 00:14:25.721 --> 00:14:26.322
  • REALLY, IT DOES GO BACKTO, MY GOD IS FOR ME.
  • 00:14:26.322 --> 00:14:27.890
  • TO, MY GOD IS FOR ME.HE'S GONNA DO SOMETHING
  • 00:14:27.890 --> 00:14:28.857
  • HE'S GONNA DO SOMETHINGGOOD TODAY.
  • 00:14:28.857 --> 00:14:30.659
  • GOOD TODAY.SO I'M GONNA LET GO OF THE
  • 00:14:30.659 --> 00:14:32.928
  • SO I'M GONNA LET GO OF THELOG AND I'M GONNA STEP
  • 00:14:32.928 --> 00:14:34.096
  • LOG AND I'M GONNA STEPINTO THE FUTURE.
  • 00:14:34.096 --> 00:14:34.630
  • INTO THE FUTURE.- JOYCE: ALL THINGS ARE
  • 00:14:34.630 --> 00:14:36.966
  • - JOYCE: ALL THINGS AREPOSSIBLE WITH GOD BUT YOU
  • 00:14:36.966 --> 00:14:38.167
  • POSSIBLE WITH GOD BUT YOUASK NOT, YOU HAVE NOT
  • 00:14:38.167 --> 00:14:41.303
  • ASK NOT, YOU HAVE NOTBECAUSE YOU ASK NOT.
  • 00:14:41.303 --> 00:14:41.971
  • BECAUSE YOU ASK NOT.- LAURIE: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:14:41.971 --> 00:14:43.005
  • - LAURIE: THAT'S RIGHT.- JOYCE: BUT WE GET-- WHY
  • 00:14:43.005 --> 00:14:43.739
  • - JOYCE: BUT WE GET-- WHYCAN'T I-- NOT ME, I CAN'T
  • 00:14:43.739 --> 00:14:44.707
  • CAN'T I-- NOT ME, I CAN'TASK FOR THAT.
  • 00:14:44.707 --> 00:14:46.141
  • ASK FOR THAT.WHAT GOD DOES FOR US IS
  • 00:14:46.141 --> 00:14:47.076
  • WHAT GOD DOES FOR US ISNOT BASED ON OUR GOODNESS.
  • 00:14:47.076 --> 00:14:48.143
  • NOT BASED ON OUR GOODNESS.IT'S BASED ON HIS
  • 00:14:48.143 --> 00:14:48.811
  • IT'S BASED ON HISGOODNESS.
  • 00:14:48.811 --> 00:14:51.413
  • GOODNESS.SO THEREFORE, WE CAN ASK
  • 00:14:51.413 --> 00:14:53.615
  • SO THEREFORE, WE CAN ASKFOR ANYTHING-- ALL GOD
  • 00:14:53.615 --> 00:14:54.316
  • FOR ANYTHING-- ALL GODREALLY WANTS IS FOR YOU TO
  • 00:14:54.316 --> 00:14:56.986
  • REALLY WANTS IS FOR YOU TOLOVE HIM.
  • 00:14:56.986 --> 00:14:58.220
  • LOVE HIM.AND IF YOU REALLY LOVE GOD
  • 00:14:58.220 --> 00:14:59.922
  • AND IF YOU REALLY LOVE GODAND YOU REALLY WANT HIS
  • 00:14:59.922 --> 00:15:03.225
  • AND YOU REALLY WANT HISWILL, ALL THE REST OF THE
  • 00:15:03.225 --> 00:15:04.593
  • WILL, ALL THE REST OF THESTUFF IS A PIECE OF CAKE
  • 00:15:04.593 --> 00:15:05.227
  • STUFF IS A PIECE OF CAKEFOR GOD.
  • 00:15:05.227 --> 00:15:05.861
  • FOR GOD.WE'RE NOT A SURPRISE TO
  • 00:15:05.861 --> 00:15:07.229
  • WE'RE NOT A SURPRISE TOHIM.
  • 00:15:07.229 --> 00:15:07.796
  • HIM.HE'S NOT LIKE, OH, JOYCE,
  • 00:15:07.796 --> 00:15:08.764
  • HE'S NOT LIKE, OH, JOYCE,I DIDN'T EXPECT YOU TO DO
  • 00:15:08.764 --> 00:15:09.698
  • I DIDN'T EXPECT YOU TO DOTHAT.
  • 00:15:09.698 --> 00:15:11.734
  • THAT.HE KNOWS, EVERYTHING,
  • 00:15:11.734 --> 00:15:13.102
  • HE KNOWS, EVERYTHING,EVERY WORD IN OUR MOUTH
  • 00:15:13.102 --> 00:15:15.304
  • EVERY WORD IN OUR MOUTHTHAT IS UNUTTERED.
  • 00:15:15.304 --> 00:15:16.105
  • THAT IS UNUTTERED.EVERYTHING WE'RE GONNA DO
  • 00:15:16.105 --> 00:15:17.306
  • EVERYTHING WE'RE GONNA DOTHAT WE HAVEN'T DONE YET.
  • 00:15:17.306 --> 00:15:19.675
  • THAT WE HAVEN'T DONE YET.I'M TELLING YOU, THERE'S
  • 00:15:19.675 --> 00:15:20.542
  • I'M TELLING YOU, THERE'SSOME GOOD STUFF ON THE
  • 00:15:20.542 --> 00:15:22.611
  • SOME GOOD STUFF ON THEHORIZON.
  • 00:15:22.611 --> 00:15:24.947
  • HORIZON.I'M TIRED OF HEARING ALL
  • 00:15:24.947 --> 00:15:25.514
  • I'M TIRED OF HEARING ALLTHIS DOOM AND GLOOM,
  • 00:15:25.514 --> 00:15:25.948
  • THIS DOOM AND GLOOM,EVERYTHING'S FALLING
  • 00:15:25.948 --> 00:15:26.448
  • EVERYTHING'S FALLINGAPART.
  • 00:15:26.448 --> 00:15:26.982
  • APART.AND, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:15:26.982 --> 00:15:28.150
  • AND, YOU KNOW WHAT?IF IT'S TIME FOR JESUS TO
  • 00:15:28.150 --> 00:15:29.385
  • IF IT'S TIME FOR JESUS TOCOME BACK, I'M READY.
  • 00:15:29.385 --> 00:15:32.855
  • COME BACK, I'M READY.- CECE: BUT UNTIL THEN,
  • 00:15:32.855 --> 00:15:33.655
  • - CECE: BUT UNTIL THEN,WE'RE GONNA EXPECT GREAT
  • 00:15:33.655 --> 00:15:34.156
  • WE'RE GONNA EXPECT GREATTHINGS.
  • 00:15:34.156 --> 00:15:35.190
  • THINGS.- JOYCE: BUT, IF I'M
  • 00:15:35.190 --> 00:15:35.724
  • - JOYCE: BUT, IF I'MGONNA BE HERE, I'M GONNA
  • 00:15:35.724 --> 00:15:36.892
  • GONNA BE HERE, I'M GONNAHAVE A GOOD TIME.
  • 00:15:36.892 --> 00:15:37.393
  • HAVE A GOOD TIME.- CECE: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:15:37.393 --> 00:15:38.794
  • - CECE: THAT'S RIGHT.AMEN.
  • 00:15:38.794 --> 00:15:39.695
  • AMEN.- ELISABETH: AND EVEN
  • 00:15:39.695 --> 00:15:40.329
  • - ELISABETH: AND EVENPRAYING TO EXPECT GOOD
  • 00:15:40.329 --> 00:15:40.796
  • PRAYING TO EXPECT GOODTHINGS.
  • 00:15:40.796 --> 00:15:41.964
  • THINGS.LIKE THE PRAYER, GOD, LET
  • 00:15:41.964 --> 00:15:43.232
  • LIKE THE PRAYER, GOD, LETME WAKE TOMORROW.
  • 00:15:43.232 --> 00:15:44.066
  • ME WAKE TOMORROW.LET ME COME TO YOU
  • 00:15:44.066 --> 00:15:44.533
  • LET ME COME TO YOUEXPECTING THESE GOOD
  • 00:15:44.533 --> 00:15:45.300
  • EXPECTING THESE GOODTHINGS.
  • 00:15:45.300 --> 00:15:45.834
  • THINGS.BECAUSE I EVEN NEED HELP
  • 00:15:45.834 --> 00:15:46.502
  • BECAUSE I EVEN NEED HELPWITH THAT.
  • 00:15:46.502 --> 00:15:47.236
  • WITH THAT.I GREW UP WITH THE
  • 00:15:47.236 --> 00:15:48.303
  • I GREW UP WITH THEEXPRESSION, SAVE YOUR
  • 00:15:48.303 --> 00:15:48.904
  • EXPRESSION, SAVE YOURSCREAMS FOR AN EMERGENCY,
  • 00:15:48.904 --> 00:15:50.005
  • SCREAMS FOR AN EMERGENCY,AND I SORT OF APPLIED THAT
  • 00:15:50.005 --> 00:15:50.672
  • AND I SORT OF APPLIED THATTHEORY TO PRAYER, LIKE,
  • 00:15:50.672 --> 00:15:52.241
  • THEORY TO PRAYER, LIKE,DON'T, SAVE YOUR PRAYERS
  • 00:15:52.241 --> 00:15:53.242
  • DON'T, SAVE YOUR PRAYERSFOR THE BIG THINGS.
  • 00:15:53.242 --> 00:15:56.812
  • FOR THE BIG THINGS.DON'T WASTE THEM ON THE
  • 00:15:56.812 --> 00:15:58.113
  • DON'T WASTE THEM ON THELITTLE THINGS.
  • 00:15:58.113 --> 00:16:01.784
  • LITTLE THINGS.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:16:01.784 --> 00:16:02.217
  • (LAUGHTER)SO I DIDN'T.
  • 00:16:02.217 --> 00:16:02.651
  • SO I DIDN'T.I WOULD JUST WAIT.
  • 00:16:02.651 --> 00:16:03.152
  • I WOULD JUST WAIT.WELL, I SHOULDN'T PRAY
  • 00:16:03.152 --> 00:16:03.619
  • WELL, I SHOULDN'T PRAYABOUT THAT YET BECAUSE
  • 00:16:03.619 --> 00:16:04.153
  • ABOUT THAT YET BECAUSESOMETHING WORSE MIGHT BE
  • 00:16:04.153 --> 00:16:04.753
  • SOMETHING WORSE MIGHT BECOMING ALONG.
  • 00:16:04.753 --> 00:16:05.387
  • COMING ALONG.MINDSET CHANGE.
  • 00:16:05.387 --> 00:16:06.188
  • MINDSET CHANGE.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:16:06.188 --> 00:16:09.691
  • (LAUGHTER)- ELISABETH: I DON'T KNOW
  • 00:16:09.691 --> 00:16:10.659
  • - ELISABETH: I DON'T KNOWWHO TOLD ME TO DO IT IT
  • 00:16:10.659 --> 00:16:11.226
  • WHO TOLD ME TO DO IT ITJUST HAPPENED IN MY MIND.
  • 00:16:11.226 --> 00:16:11.760
  • JUST HAPPENED IN MY MIND.BUT I THINK IF YOU JUST
  • 00:16:11.760 --> 00:16:12.494
  • BUT I THINK IF YOU JUSTHAVE THE PER MIX, LIKE YOU
  • 00:16:12.494 --> 00:16:13.062
  • HAVE THE PER MIX, LIKE YOUSAID, GOD KNOWS IT, SPEND
  • 00:16:13.062 --> 00:16:15.397
  • SAID, GOD KNOWS IT, SPENDTIME WITH HIM.
  • 00:16:15.397 --> 00:16:15.998
  • TIME WITH HIM.HE LOVES YOU, ASK HIM,
  • 00:16:15.998 --> 00:16:19.034
  • HE LOVES YOU, ASK HIM,BRING IT TO HIM.
  • 00:16:19.034 --> 00:16:19.601
  • BRING IT TO HIM.EVEN TO HELP YOU CREATE A
  • 00:16:19.601 --> 00:16:21.503
  • EVEN TO HELP YOU CREATE AMINDSET OF EXPECTANCE,
  • 00:16:21.503 --> 00:16:22.971
  • MINDSET OF EXPECTANCE,EXPECTANCY AND HOPE.
  • 00:16:22.971 --> 00:16:23.439
  • EXPECTANCY AND HOPE.- JOYCE: EXPECTING
  • 00:16:23.439 --> 00:16:25.274
  • - JOYCE: EXPECTINGSOMETHING GOOD TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:16:25.274 --> 00:16:25.774
  • SOMETHING GOOD TO HAPPEN.- ELISABETH: EXPECTING
  • 00:16:25.774 --> 00:16:26.341
  • - ELISABETH: EXPECTINGSOMETHING GREAT TO HAPPEN.
  • 00:16:26.341 --> 00:16:26.875
  • SOMETHING GREAT TO HAPPEN.THAT WILL BLESS SO MANY
  • 00:16:26.875 --> 00:16:27.376
  • THAT WILL BLESS SO MANYPEOPLE TODAY, JOYCE,.
  • 00:16:27.376 --> 00:16:28.410
  • PEOPLE TODAY, JOYCE,.- JOYCE: I LOVE GOOD
  • 00:16:28.410 --> 00:16:28.977
  • - JOYCE: I LOVE GOODNEWS.
  • 00:16:28.977 --> 00:16:30.079
  • NEWS.DON'T YOU LOVE GOOD NEWS?
  • 00:16:30.079 --> 00:16:31.046
  • DON'T YOU LOVE GOOD NEWS?- LISA: I SURE DO.
  • 00:16:31.046 --> 00:16:32.181
  • - LISA: I SURE DO.- JOYCE: JUST ANY LITTLE
  • 00:16:32.181 --> 00:16:34.049
  • - JOYCE: JUST ANY LITTLETIDBIT OF GOOD NEWS PLEASE
  • 00:16:34.049 --> 00:16:34.583
  • TIDBIT OF GOOD NEWS PLEASECALL ME AND TELL ME.
  • 00:16:34.583 --> 00:16:35.517
  • CALL ME AND TELL ME.- LISA: WHEN YOU SAID
  • 00:16:35.517 --> 00:16:36.318
  • - LISA: WHEN YOU SAIDTHAT, MISS JOYCE, I
  • 00:16:36.318 --> 00:16:37.419
  • THAT, MISS JOYCE, ITHOUGHT, EXPECTING, I LOVE
  • 00:16:37.419 --> 00:16:38.153
  • THOUGHT, EXPECTING, I LOVEYOU WERE GIVING US A
  • 00:16:38.153 --> 00:16:38.754
  • YOU WERE GIVING US ABIBLICAL DEFINITION OF
  • 00:16:38.754 --> 00:16:39.221
  • BIBLICAL DEFINITION OFHOPE.
  • 00:16:39.221 --> 00:16:40.489
  • HOPE.EXPECTING AND THE GOOD
  • 00:16:40.489 --> 00:16:41.857
  • EXPECTING AND THE GOODNEWS IS THE GOSPEL,
  • 00:16:41.857 --> 00:16:43.392
  • NEWS IS THE GOSPEL,EUANGELION, THAT'S WHAT
  • 00:16:43.392 --> 00:16:45.494
  • EUANGELION, THAT'S WHATGOSPEL MEANS.
  • 00:16:45.494 --> 00:16:46.728
  • GOSPEL MEANS.I THOUGHT, THAT'S ACTUALLY
  • 00:16:46.728 --> 00:16:47.830
  • I THOUGHT, THAT'S ACTUALLYUS BELIEVING IN GOD.
  • 00:16:47.830 --> 00:16:48.630
  • US BELIEVING IN GOD.IT COMES BACK TO, I'M
  • 00:16:48.630 --> 00:16:50.532
  • IT COMES BACK TO, I'MEXPECTING THE GOOD NEWS,
  • 00:16:50.532 --> 00:16:51.934
  • EXPECTING THE GOOD NEWS,IT'S SUCH A COOL POSTURE.
  • 00:16:51.934 --> 00:16:53.502
  • IT'S SUCH A COOL POSTURE.- JOYCE: I REFUSE TO FALL
  • 00:16:53.502 --> 00:16:54.903
  • - JOYCE: I REFUSE TO FALLINTO TO INVITATION INTO
  • 00:16:54.903 --> 00:16:56.805
  • INTO TO INVITATION INTONEGATIVITY THE DEVIL IS
  • 00:16:56.805 --> 00:17:00.576
  • NEGATIVITY THE DEVIL ISISSUING 4.000 TIMES A DAY.
  • 00:17:00.576 --> 00:17:02.845
  • ISSUING 4.000 TIMES A DAY.I'M NOT-- I REFUSE TO GET
  • 00:17:02.845 --> 00:17:04.713
  • I'M NOT-- I REFUSE TO GETINTO IT.
  • 00:17:04.713 --> 00:17:06.882
  • INTO IT.GOD IS GOOD AND THERE'S
  • 00:17:06.882 --> 00:17:07.783
  • GOD IS GOOD AND THERE'SGOOD THINGS THAT ARE GONNA
  • 00:17:07.783 --> 00:17:09.218
  • GOOD THINGS THAT ARE GONNAHAPPEN.
  • 00:17:09.218 --> 00:17:10.119
  • HAPPEN.AND IF THEY CAN HAPPEN TO
  • 00:17:10.119 --> 00:17:10.953
  • AND IF THEY CAN HAPPEN TOANYBODY, THEY CAN HAPPEN
  • 00:17:10.953 --> 00:17:11.487
  • ANYBODY, THEY CAN HAPPENTO ME.
  • 00:17:11.487 --> 00:17:12.554
  • TO ME.- LAURIE: YOU KNOW,
  • 00:17:12.554 --> 00:17:14.189
  • - LAURIE: YOU KNOW,DURING 2020, THINGS HAVE
  • 00:17:14.189 --> 00:17:16.492
  • DURING 2020, THINGS HAVEGOTTEN CRAZY, EVEN IN
  • 00:17:16.492 --> 00:17:17.926
  • GOTTEN CRAZY, EVEN INPEOPLE'S LIVES.
  • 00:17:17.926 --> 00:17:21.096
  • PEOPLE'S LIVES.WE HAD A PRECIOUS FRIEND
  • 00:17:21.096 --> 00:17:23.866
  • WE HAD A PRECIOUS FRIENDHERE IN NASHVILLE COMMIT
  • 00:17:23.866 --> 00:17:27.102
  • HERE IN NASHVILLE COMMITSUICIDE THIS WEEK.
  • 00:17:27.102 --> 00:17:30.839
  • SUICIDE THIS WEEK.A PASTOR HERE.
  • 00:17:30.839 --> 00:17:32.107
  • A PASTOR HERE.AND IT'S JUST LIKE-- YOU
  • 00:17:32.107 --> 00:17:33.575
  • AND IT'S JUST LIKE-- YOUKNOW, SO MANY THINGS, IT'S
  • 00:17:33.575 --> 00:17:35.477
  • KNOW, SO MANY THINGS, IT'SJUST GOING NUTS, I DON'T
  • 00:17:35.477 --> 00:17:36.245
  • JUST GOING NUTS, I DON'TTHINK I NEED TO EXPLAIN
  • 00:17:36.245 --> 00:17:36.778
  • THINK I NEED TO EXPLAINTHAT.
  • 00:17:36.778 --> 00:17:39.715
  • THAT.AND I HEARD SOMEBODY GO,
  • 00:17:39.715 --> 00:17:41.950
  • AND I HEARD SOMEBODY GO,MAN, 2020 GOODBYE.
  • 00:17:41.950 --> 00:17:42.784
  • MAN, 2020 GOODBYE.WE'RE OUT OF HERE.
  • 00:17:42.784 --> 00:17:44.052
  • WE'RE OUT OF HERE.AND I THOUGHT, OH, YEAH,
  • 00:17:44.052 --> 00:17:45.954
  • AND I THOUGHT, OH, YEAH,RIGHT?
  • 00:17:45.954 --> 00:17:48.290
  • RIGHT?THEN I THOUGHT, YOU KNOW
  • 00:17:48.290 --> 00:17:49.024
  • THEN I THOUGHT, YOU KNOWWHAT?
  • 00:17:49.024 --> 00:17:49.558
  • WHAT?GOD IS DOING SOMETHING
  • 00:17:49.558 --> 00:17:50.259
  • GOD IS DOING SOMETHINGRIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:50.259 --> 00:17:51.226
  • RIGHT NOW.- CECE: HE'S DOING GREAT
  • 00:17:51.226 --> 00:17:51.793
  • - CECE: HE'S DOING GREATTHINGS RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:51.793 --> 00:17:53.095
  • THINGS RIGHT NOW.- LAURIE: AND HE'S DOING
  • 00:17:53.095 --> 00:17:53.862
  • - LAURIE: AND HE'S DOINGGREAT THINGS RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:17:53.862 --> 00:17:55.898
  • GREAT THINGS RIGHT NOW.AND I AM NOT GONNA ASK FOR
  • 00:17:55.898 --> 00:17:59.268
  • AND I AM NOT GONNA ASK FOR2020 TO BE OVER BECAUSE I
  • 00:17:59.268 --> 00:18:01.537
  • 2020 TO BE OVER BECAUSE IWANT TO GET-- IF IT'S THIS
  • 00:18:01.537 --> 00:18:05.207
  • WANT TO GET-- IF IT'S THISBAD, I WANT TO GET EVERY
  • 00:18:05.207 --> 00:18:06.675
  • BAD, I WANT TO GET EVERYTREASURE POSSIBLE DURING
  • 00:18:06.675 --> 00:18:08.510
  • TREASURE POSSIBLE DURINGTHIS TIME.
  • 00:18:08.510 --> 00:18:08.977
  • THIS TIME.THIS IS ALMOST A HOLY
  • 00:18:08.977 --> 00:18:13.882
  • THIS IS ALMOST A HOLYTIME, WHICH I THINK--
  • 00:18:13.882 --> 00:18:14.349
  • TIME, WHICH I THINK--- LISA: ALMOST LIKE A
  • 00:18:14.349 --> 00:18:14.983
  • - LISA: ALMOST LIKE ACRUCIBLE.
  • 00:18:14.983 --> 00:18:16.418
  • CRUCIBLE.YOU HAVE TO CRUSH THE
  • 00:18:16.418 --> 00:18:17.619
  • YOU HAVE TO CRUSH THEOLIVE TO GET THE BEST OIL.
  • 00:18:17.619 --> 00:18:18.754
  • OLIVE TO GET THE BEST OIL.- LAURIE: AND SOMETHING
  • 00:18:18.754 --> 00:18:19.721
  • - LAURIE: AND SOMETHINGSO GOOD IS COMING-- AND I
  • 00:18:19.721 --> 00:18:21.290
  • SO GOOD IS COMING-- AND ITHINK, THAT CAN BE
  • 00:18:21.290 --> 00:18:22.057
  • THINK, THAT CAN BEEVERYBODY'S TESTIMONY
  • 00:18:22.057 --> 00:18:26.328
  • EVERYBODY'S TESTIMONYDURING THIS TIME.
  • 00:18:26.328 --> 00:18:27.095
  • DURING THIS TIME.IS THAT, MAN, WHEN WE GET
  • 00:18:27.095 --> 00:18:27.996
  • IS THAT, MAN, WHEN WE GETTHROUGH THIS, IT'S GONNA
  • 00:18:27.996 --> 00:18:31.300
  • THROUGH THIS, IT'S GONNABE SO SWEET.
  • 00:18:31.300 --> 00:18:32.501
  • BE SO SWEET.WHAT WE HAVE GAINED.
  • 00:18:32.501 --> 00:18:35.137
  • WHAT WE HAVE GAINED.THE TREASURE.
  • 00:18:35.137 --> 00:18:35.637
  • THE TREASURE.AND SO SOMETHING GOOD
  • 00:18:35.637 --> 00:18:39.041
  • AND SO SOMETHING GOODIS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:18:39.041 --> 00:18:40.175
  • IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.AND I THINK THAT IF WE JUST
  • 00:18:40.175 --> 00:18:42.044
  • AND I THINK THAT IF WE JUSTCAN CHANGE OUR ATTITUDES,
  • 00:18:42.044 --> 00:18:42.878
  • CAN CHANGE OUR ATTITUDES,BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE
  • 00:18:42.878 --> 00:18:43.946
  • BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLEDON'T HAVE THAT ATTITUDE,
  • 00:18:43.946 --> 00:18:45.380
  • DON'T HAVE THAT ATTITUDE,JOYCE.
  • 00:18:45.380 --> 00:18:46.148
  • JOYCE.- CECE: CHANGE YOUR
  • 00:18:46.148 --> 00:18:46.982
  • - CECE: CHANGE YOURPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:18:46.982 --> 00:18:47.583
  • PERSPECTIVE.- LAURIE: CHANGE YOUR
  • 00:18:47.583 --> 00:18:48.250
  • - LAURIE: CHANGE YOURPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:18:48.250 --> 00:18:48.817
  • PERSPECTIVE.- JOYCE: OR FALLING
  • 00:18:48.817 --> 00:18:49.384
  • - JOYCE: OR FALLINGINTO THAT TRAP.
  • 00:18:49.384 --> 00:18:51.853
  • INTO THAT TRAP.YOU CAN FEEL IT.
  • 00:18:51.853 --> 00:18:52.854
  • YOU CAN FEEL IT.IT'S LIKE THIS GIANT
  • 00:18:52.854 --> 00:18:53.689
  • IT'S LIKE THIS GIANTMAGNET OUT THERE JUST
  • 00:18:53.689 --> 00:18:54.223
  • MAGNET OUT THERE JUSTTRYING TO SUCK EVERYBODY
  • 00:18:54.223 --> 00:18:55.290
  • TRYING TO SUCK EVERYBODYINTO THIS HOLE OF
  • 00:18:55.290 --> 00:18:56.525
  • INTO THIS HOLE OFNEGATIVITY.
  • 00:18:56.525 --> 00:18:58.293
  • NEGATIVITY.AND JUDGMENT AND CRITICISM
  • 00:18:58.293 --> 00:19:01.463
  • AND JUDGMENT AND CRITICISMAND STRIFE AND HATRED AND
  • 00:19:01.463 --> 00:19:02.397
  • AND STRIFE AND HATRED ANDWAR AND VIOLENCE AND IT'S
  • 00:19:02.397 --> 00:19:03.599
  • WAR AND VIOLENCE AND IT'SLIKE--
  • 00:19:03.599 --> 00:19:05.000
  • LIKE--- CECE: WE HAVE TO
  • 00:19:05.000 --> 00:19:07.402
  • - CECE: WE HAVE TOSTART SAYING TIMES OF
  • 00:19:07.402 --> 00:19:07.936
  • START SAYING TIMES OFTESTING IS TIMES OF
  • 00:19:07.936 --> 00:19:09.972
  • TESTING IS TIMES OFOPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:19:09.972 --> 00:19:12.841
  • OPPORTUNITY.PURPOSE, OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:19:12.841 --> 00:19:14.610
  • PURPOSE, OPPORTUNITY.HE LOVES TO SHOW UP.
  • 00:19:14.610 --> 00:19:15.644
  • HE LOVES TO SHOW UP.- LAURIE: HE DOES.
  • 00:19:15.644 --> 00:19:16.278
  • - LAURIE: HE DOES.- CECE: WHEN IT LOOKS
  • 00:19:16.278 --> 00:19:17.546
  • - CECE: WHEN IT LOOKSLIKE HE'S NOT AROUND.
  • 00:19:17.546 --> 00:19:18.046
  • LIKE HE'S NOT AROUND.- ELISABETH: HIS DESIRE
  • 00:19:18.046 --> 00:19:19.147
  • - ELISABETH: HIS DESIREFOR US IS SO GOOD.
  • 00:19:19.147 --> 00:19:20.849
  • FOR US IS SO GOOD.HE'S A GOOD GOD HE HAS A
  • 00:19:20.849 --> 00:19:21.583
  • HE'S A GOOD GOD HE HAS ADESIRE FOR US.
  • 00:19:21.583 --> 00:19:22.551
  • DESIRE FOR US.- CECE: IT'S AN
  • 00:19:22.551 --> 00:19:23.118
  • - CECE: IT'S ANOPPORTUNITY FOR HIM TO DO
  • 00:19:23.118 --> 00:19:23.885
  • OPPORTUNITY FOR HIM TO DOSOMETHING GREAT.
  • 00:19:23.885 --> 00:19:24.920
  • SOMETHING GREAT.- LISA: HE'S ALWAYS A
  • 00:19:24.920 --> 00:19:25.354
  • - LISA: HE'S ALWAYS AGOOD GOD.
  • 00:19:25.354 --> 00:19:26.288
  • GOOD GOD.HE'S NEVER NOT GOOD AND
  • 00:19:26.288 --> 00:19:27.522
  • HE'S NEVER NOT GOOD ANDYOU LOOK AT EVEN THE
  • 00:19:27.522 --> 00:19:29.057
  • YOU LOOK AT EVEN THEBIBLICAL NARRATIVE, SPRING
  • 00:19:29.057 --> 00:19:31.026
  • BIBLICAL NARRATIVE, SPRINGALWAYS FOLLOWS WINTER.
  • 00:19:31.026 --> 00:19:32.294
  • ALWAYS FOLLOWS WINTER.SO EVEN IF YOU WANT TO SAY
  • 00:19:32.294 --> 00:19:34.096
  • SO EVEN IF YOU WANT TO SAYTHIS IS A DARK, COLD
  • 00:19:34.096 --> 00:19:35.897
  • THIS IS A DARK, COLDSEASON, BUT, YOU GO, YEAH,
  • 00:19:35.897 --> 00:19:37.132
  • SEASON, BUT, YOU GO, YEAH,HE PROMISES OVER AND OVER
  • 00:19:37.132 --> 00:19:38.967
  • HE PROMISES OVER AND OVERAND OVER AGAIN WINTER'S
  • 00:19:38.967 --> 00:19:41.403
  • AND OVER AGAIN WINTER'SOVER AND SPRING IS COMING.
  • 00:19:41.403 --> 00:19:42.838
  • OVER AND SPRING IS COMING.MY BROTHER-IN-LAW TOOK HIS
  • 00:19:42.838 --> 00:19:45.841
  • MY BROTHER-IN-LAW TOOK HISLIFE THIS SPRING.
  • 00:19:45.841 --> 00:19:47.442
  • LIFE THIS SPRING.AND IT JUST FLATTENED OUR
  • 00:19:47.442 --> 00:19:47.876
  • AND IT JUST FLATTENED OURFAMILY.
  • 00:19:47.876 --> 00:19:49.911
  • FAMILY.AND IT TENDS TO ALSO
  • 00:19:49.911 --> 00:19:52.014
  • AND IT TENDS TO ALSOACCELERATE THE BROKEN
  • 00:19:52.014 --> 00:19:52.681
  • ACCELERATE THE BROKENTHINGS THAT ARE ALREADY
  • 00:19:52.681 --> 00:19:54.283
  • THINGS THAT ARE ALREADYTHERE, KIND OF PULLS AWAY
  • 00:19:54.283 --> 00:19:56.151
  • THERE, KIND OF PULLS AWAYTHE FACADE, AND A VERY,
  • 00:19:56.151 --> 00:19:57.419
  • THE FACADE, AND A VERY,VERY CLOSE FRIEND OF MINE
  • 00:19:57.419 --> 00:19:59.988
  • VERY CLOSE FRIEND OF MINECAME OVER THE DAY AFTER
  • 00:19:59.988 --> 00:20:00.455
  • CAME OVER THE DAY AFTERAND SHE JUST SAID,
  • 00:20:00.455 --> 00:20:00.956
  • AND SHE JUST SAID,I KNOW YOU DON'T NEED
  • 00:20:00.956 --> 00:20:01.857
  • I KNOW YOU DON'T NEEDWORDS RIGHT NOW SO
  • 00:20:01.857 --> 00:20:03.258
  • WORDS RIGHT NOW SOI BROUGHT YOU BULBS
  • 00:20:03.258 --> 00:20:05.527
  • I BROUGHT YOU BULBSAND SHE HAD BROUGHT ME A
  • 00:20:05.527 --> 00:20:07.162
  • AND SHE HAD BROUGHT ME APAPER BAG FILLED WITH
  • 00:20:07.162 --> 00:20:09.131
  • PAPER BAG FILLED WITHBULBS AND SHE SAID I TOOK
  • 00:20:09.131 --> 00:20:11.933
  • BULBS AND SHE SAID I TOOKOFF ALL OF THE WHAT
  • 00:20:11.933 --> 00:20:13.669
  • OFF ALL OF THE WHATTHEY SAID THEY WERE GOING
  • 00:20:13.669 --> 00:20:14.503
  • THEY SAID THEY WERE GOINGTO BE BECAUSE I JUST WANT
  • 00:20:14.503 --> 00:20:16.938
  • TO BE BECAUSE I JUST WANTYOU TO BE SURPRISED.
  • 00:20:16.938 --> 00:20:17.472
  • YOU TO BE SURPRISED.BUT SHE SAID, WHEN THESE
  • 00:20:17.472 --> 00:20:18.273
  • BUT SHE SAID, WHEN THESEBULBS BLOOM, SHE SAID, I'M
  • 00:20:18.273 --> 00:20:19.007
  • BULBS BLOOM, SHE SAID, I'MNOT SURE THEY'LL BLOOM
  • 00:20:19.007 --> 00:20:20.242
  • NOT SURE THEY'LL BLOOMTHIS YEAR, BECAUSE IT'S
  • 00:20:20.242 --> 00:20:21.443
  • THIS YEAR, BECAUSE IT'SWHEN I PLANTED THEM.
  • 00:20:21.443 --> 00:20:22.444
  • WHEN I PLANTED THEM.BUT SHE SAID WHEN THEY
  • 00:20:22.444 --> 00:20:23.779
  • BUT SHE SAID WHEN THEYBLOOM, GOD WILL WHISPER TO
  • 00:20:23.779 --> 00:20:25.547
  • BLOOM, GOD WILL WHISPER TOA SPIRIT THAT SPRING HAS
  • 00:20:25.547 --> 00:20:27.416
  • A SPIRIT THAT SPRING HASCOME.
  • 00:20:27.416 --> 00:20:30.786
  • COME.I HAVE THESE HUGE DAHLIAS,
  • 00:20:30.786 --> 00:20:31.353
  • I HAVE THESE HUGE DAHLIAS,I WAS LOOKING AT THEM THIS
  • 00:20:31.353 --> 00:20:31.987
  • I WAS LOOKING AT THEM THISMORNING BEFORE I DROVE TO
  • 00:20:31.987 --> 00:20:32.454
  • MORNING BEFORE I DROVE TOBE WITH Y'ALL.
  • 00:20:32.454 --> 00:20:33.755
  • BE WITH Y'ALL.THEY'RE THE SIZE OF A
  • 00:20:33.755 --> 00:20:36.558
  • THEY'RE THE SIZE OF APAPER PLATE.
  • 00:20:36.558 --> 00:20:37.926
  • PAPER PLATE.THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WHITE
  • 00:20:37.926 --> 00:20:40.128
  • THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WHITEDAHLIAS IN MY FRONT YARD,
  • 00:20:40.128 --> 00:20:41.997
  • DAHLIAS IN MY FRONT YARD,AND SOMETIMES I'LL FORGET
  • 00:20:41.997 --> 00:20:43.765
  • AND SOMETIMES I'LL FORGETBECAUSE I'M SO HUMAN,
  • 00:20:43.765 --> 00:20:46.601
  • BECAUSE I'M SO HUMAN,BUT I FORGET THAT HE'S
  • 00:20:46.601 --> 00:20:47.736
  • BUT I FORGET THAT HE'SALWAYS GOOD AND I LOOK
  • 00:20:47.736 --> 00:20:48.737
  • ALWAYS GOOD AND I LOOKAT THOSE FLOWERS AND I'M
  • 00:20:48.737 --> 00:20:49.237
  • AT THOSE FLOWERS AND I'MLIKE, HE ALWAYS BRINGS
  • 00:20:49.237 --> 00:20:52.674
  • LIKE, HE ALWAYS BRINGSSPRING.
  • 00:20:52.674 --> 00:20:53.342
  • SPRING.HE IS ALWAYS REDEEMING.
  • 00:20:53.342 --> 00:20:54.676
  • HE IS ALWAYS REDEEMING.- JOYCE: AND GOD ALWAYS
  • 00:20:54.676 --> 00:20:55.177
  • - JOYCE: AND GOD ALWAYSFINDS A REMNANT TO WORK
  • 00:20:55.177 --> 00:20:55.777
  • FINDS A REMNANT TO WORKTHROUGH.
  • 00:20:55.777 --> 00:20:56.378
  • THROUGH.- LAURIE: YES.
  • 00:20:56.378 --> 00:20:57.179
  • - LAURIE: YES.- JOYCE: NO MATTER HOW
  • 00:20:57.179 --> 00:20:58.647
  • - JOYCE: NO MATTER HOWBAD THINGS ARE.
  • 00:20:58.647 --> 00:21:00.015
  • BAD THINGS ARE.HE ALWAYS FINDS A REMNANT.
  • 00:21:00.015 --> 00:21:01.483
  • HE ALWAYS FINDS A REMNANT.AND I WANT TO BE PART OF
  • 00:21:01.483 --> 00:21:01.950
  • AND I WANT TO BE PART OFIT.
  • 00:21:01.950 --> 00:21:02.851
  • IT.- LAURIE: YES, AMEN.
  • 00:21:02.851 --> 00:21:04.486
  • - LAURIE: YES, AMEN.- JOYCE: THERE'S A LOT OF
  • 00:21:04.486 --> 00:21:06.154
  • - JOYCE: THERE'S A LOT OFGOOD THINGS YET FOR PEOPLE
  • 00:21:06.154 --> 00:21:07.889
  • GOOD THINGS YET FOR PEOPLETO LOOK FORWARD TO AND SO,
  • 00:21:07.889 --> 00:21:09.391
  • TO LOOK FORWARD TO AND SO,I JUST WANT TO PLEAD WITH
  • 00:21:09.391 --> 00:21:10.592
  • I JUST WANT TO PLEAD WITHEVERYBODY WATCHING TODAY,
  • 00:21:10.592 --> 00:21:13.628
  • EVERYBODY WATCHING TODAY,IF THAT SOUR NEGATIVE
  • 00:21:13.628 --> 00:21:18.133
  • IF THAT SOUR NEGATIVEATTITUDE HAS BITTEN YOU,
  • 00:21:18.133 --> 00:21:18.900
  • ATTITUDE HAS BITTEN YOU,SHAKE IT OFF TODAY AND
  • 00:21:18.900 --> 00:21:20.635
  • SHAKE IT OFF TODAY ANDDECIDE THAT SOMETHING GOOD
  • 00:21:20.635 --> 00:21:21.937
  • DECIDE THAT SOMETHING GOODCAN HAPPEN TO YOU IN YOUR
  • 00:21:21.937 --> 00:21:23.205
  • CAN HAPPEN TO YOU IN YOURLIFE IF YOU'LL JUST GET IN
  • 00:21:23.205 --> 00:21:25.040
  • LIFE IF YOU'LL JUST GET INAGREEMENT WITH GOD.
  • 00:21:25.040 --> 00:21:25.974
  • AGREEMENT WITH GOD.- LAURIE: REMEMBER THAT
  • 00:21:25.974 --> 00:21:26.608
  • - LAURIE: REMEMBER THATSONG, ♪ SOMETHING GOOD IS
  • 00:21:26.608 --> 00:21:28.844
  • SONG, ♪ SOMETHING GOOD ISGOING TO HAPPEN ♪
  • 00:21:28.844 --> 00:21:30.112
  • GOING TO HAPPEN ♪- CECE: ♪ IS GOING TO
  • 00:21:30.112 --> 00:21:30.612
  • - CECE: ♪ IS GOING TOHAPPEN ♪
  • 00:21:30.612 --> 00:21:31.747
  • HAPPEN ♪- JOYCE: GO AHEAD, SING.
  • 00:21:31.747 --> 00:21:33.115
  • - JOYCE: GO AHEAD, SING.- CECE: ♪ THIS VERY DAY ♪
  • 00:21:33.115 --> 00:21:36.618
  • - CECE: ♪ THIS VERY DAY ♪♪ THIS VERY HOUR ♪
  • 00:21:36.618 --> 00:21:37.219
  • ♪ THIS VERY HOUR ♪(ALL SINGING)
  • 00:21:37.219 --> 00:21:39.988
  • (ALL SINGING)♪ SOMETHING GOOD IS
  • 00:21:39.988 --> 00:21:42.357
  • ♪ SOMETHING GOOD ISGOING TO HAPPEN TO YOU ♪
  • 00:21:42.357 --> 00:21:44.659
  • GOING TO HAPPEN TO YOU ♪♪ JESUS OF NAZARETH IS
  • 00:21:44.659 --> 00:21:50.132
  • ♪ JESUS OF NAZARETH ISPASSING YOUR WAY ♪
  • 00:21:50.132 --> 00:21:51.099
  • PASSING YOUR WAY ♪(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:21:51.099 --> 00:21:52.033
  • (LAUGHTER)- CECE: YES, SOMETHING
  • 00:21:52.033 --> 00:21:53.402
  • - CECE: YES, SOMETHINGGOOD.
  • 00:21:53.402 --> 00:21:54.703
  • GOOD.SO WE HAVE TO LEARN TO
  • 00:21:54.703 --> 00:21:55.737
  • SO WE HAVE TO LEARN TOCONFESS THAT.
  • 00:21:55.737 --> 00:21:57.672
  • CONFESS THAT.IT'S A DISCIPLINE.
  • 00:21:57.672 --> 00:21:58.540
  • IT'S A DISCIPLINE.IN ORDER TO GET TO THE
  • 00:21:58.540 --> 00:22:00.642
  • IN ORDER TO GET TO THEMINDSET AND THE
  • 00:22:00.642 --> 00:22:02.210
  • MINDSET AND THEPERSPECTIVE THAT YOU CAN
  • 00:22:02.210 --> 00:22:03.345
  • PERSPECTIVE THAT YOU CANEXPECT GOOD TO HAPPEN TO
  • 00:22:03.345 --> 00:22:05.080
  • EXPECT GOOD TO HAPPEN TOYOU EVERY DAY, BECAUSE
  • 00:22:05.080 --> 00:22:06.882
  • YOU EVERY DAY, BECAUSETHAT'S THE LOVE OF GOD,
  • 00:22:06.882 --> 00:22:07.983
  • THAT'S THE LOVE OF GOD,THAT'S THE HEART OF GOD.
  • 00:22:07.983 --> 00:22:09.651
  • THAT'S THE HEART OF GOD.AND WE ALL KNOW THAT WE
  • 00:22:09.651 --> 00:22:11.219
  • AND WE ALL KNOW THAT WECAN ACTIVATE THE POWER OF
  • 00:22:11.219 --> 00:22:12.587
  • CAN ACTIVATE THE POWER OFEVIL OR THE POWER OF LIFE
  • 00:22:12.587 --> 00:22:14.256
  • EVIL OR THE POWER OF LIFEWHEN WE SPEAK.
  • 00:22:14.256 --> 00:22:14.689
  • WHEN WE SPEAK.THERE'S POWER IN OUR
  • 00:22:14.689 --> 00:22:15.457
  • THERE'S POWER IN OURTONGUES.
  • 00:22:15.457 --> 00:22:16.892
  • TONGUES.SO IT'S SO IMPORTANT.
  • 00:22:16.892 --> 00:22:17.959
  • SO IT'S SO IMPORTANT.WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THAT
  • 00:22:17.959 --> 00:22:18.493
  • WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THATEARLIER.
  • 00:22:18.493 --> 00:22:19.261
  • EARLIER.WORDS MATTER.
  • 00:22:19.261 --> 00:22:20.729
  • WORDS MATTER.- LAURIE: YES, THEY DO.
  • 00:22:20.729 --> 00:22:21.797
  • - LAURIE: YES, THEY DO.- CECE: WORDS MATTER.
  • 00:22:21.797 --> 00:22:22.431
  • - CECE: WORDS MATTER.THOSE OF YOU WATCHING,
  • 00:22:22.431 --> 00:22:26.868
  • THOSE OF YOU WATCHING,YOUR WORDS MATTER.
  • 00:22:26.868 --> 00:22:27.369
  • YOUR WORDS MATTER.YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER.
  • 00:22:27.369 --> 00:22:27.903
  • YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER.WE HAVE THE POWER IN OUR
  • 00:22:27.903 --> 00:22:28.470
  • WE HAVE THE POWER IN OURTONGUES TO CREATE THE
  • 00:22:28.470 --> 00:22:29.104
  • TONGUES TO CREATE THEATMOSPHERE AND THE LIFE
  • 00:22:29.104 --> 00:22:30.639
  • ATMOSPHERE AND THE LIFETHAT WE WANT.
  • 00:22:30.639 --> 00:22:31.740
  • THAT WE WANT.IF YOU DON'T WANT IT,
  • 00:22:31.740 --> 00:22:32.474
  • IF YOU DON'T WANT IT,DON'T SAY IT.
  • 00:22:32.474 --> 00:22:34.743
  • DON'T SAY IT.RIGHT?
  • 00:22:34.743 --> 00:22:36.378
  • RIGHT?- LAURIE: IF YOU DON'T
  • 00:22:36.378 --> 00:22:37.312
  • - LAURIE: IF YOU DON'TWANT IT, DON'T SAY IT.
  • 00:22:37.312 --> 00:22:37.946
  • WANT IT, DON'T SAY IT.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:22:37.946 --> 00:22:42.083
  • (LAUGHTER)- CECE: THE FIRST TIME I
  • 00:22:42.083 --> 00:22:42.551
  • - CECE: THE FIRST TIME IREALLY HEARD THIS WAS
  • 00:22:42.551 --> 00:22:43.018
  • REALLY HEARD THIS WASYEARS AGO.
  • 00:22:43.018 --> 00:22:44.586
  • YEARS AGO.I THINK IT WAS I CAN'T
  • 00:22:44.586 --> 00:22:45.120
  • I THINK IT WAS I CAN'TTHINK OF HER NAME RIGHT
  • 00:22:45.120 --> 00:22:46.054
  • THINK OF HER NAME RIGHTNOW.
  • 00:22:46.054 --> 00:22:47.088
  • NOW.GOD.
  • 00:22:47.088 --> 00:22:47.622
  • GOD.BUT ANYWAY, AWESOME WOMAN
  • 00:22:47.622 --> 00:22:48.890
  • BUT ANYWAY, AWESOME WOMANPASTOR.
  • 00:22:48.890 --> 00:22:51.026
  • PASTOR.AND SHE WAS SAYING HOW SHE
  • 00:22:51.026 --> 00:22:53.495
  • AND SHE WAS SAYING HOW SHERAISED HER DAUGHTER TO
  • 00:22:53.495 --> 00:22:55.197
  • RAISED HER DAUGHTER TOLIVE RIGHT AND TO DO THE
  • 00:22:55.197 --> 00:22:56.031
  • LIVE RIGHT AND TO DO THETHINGS, AND DURING THIS
  • 00:22:56.031 --> 00:22:56.631
  • THINGS, AND DURING THISTIME THE DAUGHTER STRAYED
  • 00:22:56.631 --> 00:22:58.366
  • TIME THE DAUGHTER STRAYEDAWAY AND WAS LIVING ALL
  • 00:22:58.366 --> 00:22:59.734
  • AWAY AND WAS LIVING ALLTYPES OF WAYS.
  • 00:22:59.734 --> 00:23:00.735
  • TYPES OF WAYS.AND SHE WAS COMPLAINING
  • 00:23:00.735 --> 00:23:01.770
  • AND SHE WAS COMPLAININGABOUT THAT.
  • 00:23:01.770 --> 00:23:03.104
  • ABOUT THAT.SHE WOULD JUST SAY IT.
  • 00:23:03.104 --> 00:23:04.039
  • SHE WOULD JUST SAY IT.AND THEN THE LORD TOLD
  • 00:23:04.039 --> 00:23:05.307
  • AND THEN THE LORD TOLDHER, START SPEAKING WHAT
  • 00:23:05.307 --> 00:23:05.974
  • HER, START SPEAKING WHATYOU WANT.
  • 00:23:05.974 --> 00:23:08.944
  • YOU WANT.SPEAK WHAT YOU WANT.
  • 00:23:08.944 --> 00:23:09.878
  • SPEAK WHAT YOU WANT.AND SO SHE SAID SHE
  • 00:23:09.878 --> 00:23:11.213
  • AND SO SHE SAID SHESTARTED SPEAKING,
  • 00:23:11.213 --> 00:23:12.447
  • STARTED SPEAKING,MY DAUGHTER LOVES GOD,
  • 00:23:12.447 --> 00:23:14.816
  • MY DAUGHTER LOVES GOD,AND SEE'S LIVING FOR HIM.
  • 00:23:14.816 --> 00:23:16.218
  • AND SEE'S LIVING FOR HIM.AND SURE ENOUGH SHE HAD
  • 00:23:16.218 --> 00:23:17.419
  • AND SURE ENOUGH SHE HADTHE TESTIMONY HER DAUGHTER
  • 00:23:17.419 --> 00:23:18.286
  • THE TESTIMONY HER DAUGHTERCAME BACK TO THE LORD.
  • 00:23:18.286 --> 00:23:19.888
  • CAME BACK TO THE LORD.AND ALL OF THAT, RIGHT?
  • 00:23:19.888 --> 00:23:20.655
  • AND ALL OF THAT, RIGHT?SO I WAS LIKE, GOOD, I'M
  • 00:23:20.655 --> 00:23:24.659
  • SO I WAS LIKE, GOOD, I'MGONNA USE THIS.
  • 00:23:24.659 --> 00:23:25.160
  • GONNA USE THIS.MY SON WAS A TEENAGER AT
  • 00:23:25.160 --> 00:23:25.727
  • MY SON WAS A TEENAGER ATTHE TIME.
  • 00:23:25.727 --> 00:23:27.896
  • THE TIME.AND I LOOKED AT HIM,
  • 00:23:27.896 --> 00:23:28.830
  • AND I LOOKED AT HIM,MAMA JOYCE, AND I SAID YOU
  • 00:23:28.830 --> 00:23:29.664
  • MAMA JOYCE, AND I SAID YOUARE A MIGHTY MAN OF GOD,
  • 00:23:29.664 --> 00:23:30.866
  • ARE A MIGHTY MAN OF GOD,AND EVERY GIFT YOU HAVE
  • 00:23:30.866 --> 00:23:33.535
  • AND EVERY GIFT YOU HAVEGOD IS GONNA USE.
  • 00:23:33.535 --> 00:23:34.269
  • GOD IS GONNA USE.HE LOOKED AT ME AND SAID.
  • 00:23:34.269 --> 00:23:34.769
  • HE LOOKED AT ME AND SAID."YOU DON'T EVEN BELIEVE
  • 00:23:34.769 --> 00:23:35.737
  • "YOU DON'T EVEN BELIEVETHAT YOURSELF."
  • 00:23:35.737 --> 00:23:39.074
  • THAT YOURSELF."(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:23:39.074 --> 00:23:39.941
  • (LAUGHTER)(HEARTY LAUGHTER)
  • 00:23:39.941 --> 00:23:41.142
  • (HEARTY LAUGHTER)- LAURIE: I'M TRYING TO
  • 00:23:41.142 --> 00:23:43.411
  • - LAURIE: I'M TRYING TOCONVINCE YOU AND ME.
  • 00:23:43.411 --> 00:23:43.812
  • CONVINCE YOU AND ME.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:23:43.812 --> 00:23:44.346
  • (LAUGHTER)- JOYCE: SOMETIMES YOU
  • 00:23:44.346 --> 00:23:44.913
  • - JOYCE: SOMETIMES YOUHAVE TO SPEAK IT UNTIL YOU
  • 00:23:44.913 --> 00:23:45.313
  • HAVE TO SPEAK IT UNTIL YOUBELIEVE IT.
  • 00:23:45.313 --> 00:23:45.947
  • BELIEVE IT.- CECE: EXACTLY.
  • 00:23:45.947 --> 00:23:46.548
  • - CECE: EXACTLY.I KEPT SAYING IT.
  • 00:23:46.548 --> 00:23:47.282
  • I KEPT SAYING IT.I KEPT SAYING IT.
  • 00:23:47.282 --> 00:23:48.650
  • I KEPT SAYING IT.AND NOW HE'S PREACHING THE
  • 00:23:48.650 --> 00:23:49.751
  • AND NOW HE'S PREACHING THEGOSPEL OF JESUS, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:23:49.751 --> 00:23:52.120
  • GOSPEL OF JESUS, YOU KNOW?SO, THE ONLY WAY WE'RE
  • 00:23:52.120 --> 00:23:53.221
  • SO, THE ONLY WAY WE'REGONNA EMBRACE OUR FUTURE
  • 00:23:53.221 --> 00:23:54.856
  • GONNA EMBRACE OUR FUTUREIS THAT WE EMBRACE GOD'S
  • 00:23:54.856 --> 00:23:55.690
  • IS THAT WE EMBRACE GOD'SPLAN.
  • 00:23:55.690 --> 00:23:56.525
  • PLAN.- LISA: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:23:56.525 --> 00:23:57.559
  • - LISA: THAT'S RIGHT.- CECE: AND REALIZE GOD
  • 00:23:57.559 --> 00:23:58.393
  • - CECE: AND REALIZE GODIS EMBRACING US.
  • 00:23:58.393 --> 00:24:00.195
  • IS EMBRACING US.HE'S GOT YOU.
  • 00:24:00.195 --> 00:24:01.363
  • HE'S GOT YOU.HE'S NEVER GONNA TELL YOU
  • 00:24:01.363 --> 00:24:02.364
  • HE'S NEVER GONNA TELL YOUTO STEP OUT FOR YOU TO
  • 00:24:02.364 --> 00:24:03.031
  • TO STEP OUT FOR YOU TOFALL.
  • 00:24:03.031 --> 00:24:04.266
  • FALL.HE LOVES YOU SO MUCH.
  • 00:24:04.266 --> 00:24:05.367
  • HE LOVES YOU SO MUCH.SO LET'S PRAY.
  • 00:24:05.367 --> 00:24:06.167
  • SO LET'S PRAY.FATHER GOD, WE THANK YOU
  • 00:24:06.167 --> 00:24:08.570
  • FATHER GOD, WE THANK YOUFOR EVERYTHING THAT WE
  • 00:24:08.570 --> 00:24:10.038
  • FOR EVERYTHING THAT WETALKED ABOUT THIS WEEK.
  • 00:24:10.038 --> 00:24:11.540
  • TALKED ABOUT THIS WEEK.WE THANK YOU FOR WHAT
  • 00:24:11.540 --> 00:24:14.142
  • WE THANK YOU FOR WHATYOU'VE DONE IN OUR HEARTS
  • 00:24:14.142 --> 00:24:14.976
  • YOU'VE DONE IN OUR HEARTSAND WHAT YOU'RE DOING IN
  • 00:24:14.976 --> 00:24:15.810
  • AND WHAT YOU'RE DOING INTHE HEARTS OF ALL OF THOSE
  • 00:24:15.810 --> 00:24:17.612
  • THE HEARTS OF ALL OF THOSETHAT WATCHED US.
  • 00:24:17.612 --> 00:24:18.647
  • THAT WATCHED US.WE THANK YOU FOR THE HONOR
  • 00:24:18.647 --> 00:24:20.815
  • WE THANK YOU FOR THE HONORAND PRIVILEGE, LORD,
  • 00:24:20.815 --> 00:24:22.517
  • AND PRIVILEGE, LORD,TO LET GO OF OUR PAST AND
  • 00:24:22.517 --> 00:24:23.685
  • TO LET GO OF OUR PAST ANDTO EMBRACE OUR FUTURE.
  • 00:24:23.685 --> 00:24:25.220
  • TO EMBRACE OUR FUTURE.WE THANK YOU BECAUSE WE
  • 00:24:25.220 --> 00:24:26.121
  • WE THANK YOU BECAUSE WEKNOW THAT YOU LOVE US SO
  • 00:24:26.121 --> 00:24:28.256
  • KNOW THAT YOU LOVE US SOMUCH AND WE PRAY THAT EVERY
  • 00:24:28.256 --> 00:24:28.723
  • MUCH AND WE PRAY THAT EVERYPERSON WATCHING, LORD,
  • 00:24:28.723 --> 00:24:29.624
  • PERSON WATCHING, LORD,WOULD LET GO AND LET GOD.
  • 00:24:29.624 --> 00:24:31.026
  • WOULD LET GO AND LET GOD.- LAURIE: YES.
  • 00:24:31.026 --> 00:24:32.327
  • - LAURIE: YES.- CECE: THAT THEY WOULD
  • 00:24:32.327 --> 00:24:33.962
  • - CECE: THAT THEY WOULDEMBRACE EVERYTHING THAT
  • 00:24:33.962 --> 00:24:34.996
  • EMBRACE EVERYTHING THATYOU HAVE FOR THEM AND THAT
  • 00:24:34.996 --> 00:24:36.431
  • YOU HAVE FOR THEM AND THATTHEY WOULD WALK IN
  • 00:24:36.431 --> 00:24:37.465
  • THEY WOULD WALK INOBEDIENCE, OBEDIENCE SO
  • 00:24:37.465 --> 00:24:40.435
  • OBEDIENCE, OBEDIENCE SOTHAT THEY CAN BECOME ALL
  • 00:24:40.435 --> 00:24:42.337
  • THAT THEY CAN BECOME ALLTHAT YOU CALLED THEM TO
  • 00:24:42.337 --> 00:24:43.838
  • THAT YOU CALLED THEM TOBECOME.
  • 00:24:43.838 --> 00:24:44.339
  • BECOME.LORD, WE THANK YOU IN
  • 00:24:44.339 --> 00:24:45.407
  • LORD, WE THANK YOU INADVANCE FOR THE GREAT
  • 00:24:45.407 --> 00:24:46.641
  • ADVANCE FOR THE GREATTHINGS YOU'RE DOING,
  • 00:24:46.641 --> 00:24:47.542
  • THINGS YOU'RE DOING,FOR THE GREAT THINGS
  • 00:24:47.542 --> 00:24:49.210
  • FOR THE GREAT THINGSYOU'RE GOING TO DO.
  • 00:24:49.210 --> 00:24:49.744
  • YOU'RE GOING TO DO.WE THANK YOU FOR DOING
  • 00:24:49.744 --> 00:24:50.679
  • WE THANK YOU FOR DOINGTHINGS IN OUR LIVES THAT
  • 00:24:50.679 --> 00:24:52.714
  • THINGS IN OUR LIVES THATARE EXCEEDINGLY ABUNDANTLY
  • 00:24:52.714 --> 00:24:53.281
  • ARE EXCEEDINGLY ABUNDANTLYABOVE ALL WE CAN ASK OR
  • 00:24:53.281 --> 00:24:53.782
  • ABOVE ALL WE CAN ASK ORTHINK.
  • 00:24:53.782 --> 00:24:54.215
  • THINK.WHY?
  • 00:24:54.215 --> 00:24:55.584
  • WHY?BECAUSE YOU'RE GOOD.
  • 00:24:55.584 --> 00:24:56.785
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE GOOD.YOU'RE GOOD.
  • 00:24:56.785 --> 00:24:58.620
  • YOU'RE GOOD.YOU'RE SO GOOD AND WE'RE
  • 00:24:58.620 --> 00:25:00.455
  • YOU'RE SO GOOD AND WE'RESO GRATEFUL AND WE THANK
  • 00:25:00.455 --> 00:25:01.723
  • SO GRATEFUL AND WE THANKYOU FOR ALL OF THIS IN
  • 00:25:01.723 --> 00:25:03.024
  • YOU FOR ALL OF THIS INJESUS CHRIST NAME WE PRAY,
  • 00:25:03.024 --> 00:25:04.159
  • JESUS CHRIST NAME WE PRAY,AMEN.
  • 00:25:04.159 --> 00:25:05.026
  • AMEN.(ALL SAYING AMEN)
  • 00:25:05.026 --> 00:25:05.594
  • (ALL SAYING AMEN)- LAURIE: SOMETHING GOOD
  • 00:25:05.594 --> 00:25:06.728
  • - LAURIE: SOMETHING GOODIS GONNA HAPPEN TO YOU
  • 00:25:06.728 --> 00:25:08.196
  • IS GONNA HAPPEN TO YOUTODAY!
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  • TODAY!- LISA: I'M READY TO RUN
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  • - LAURIE: CONNECT WITH USON SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US
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  • ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET USKNOW HOW OUR TEAM CAN PRAY
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  • "BETTER TOGETHER."- AND THOSE SURGEONS
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  • - AND THOSE SURGEONSSAID, "HEY, YOU KNOW,
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  • SAID, "HEY, YOU KNOW,YOU MAY NEVER SING AGAIN.
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  • YOU MAY NEVER SING AGAIN.IN FACT, YOUR VOCAL
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  • IN FACT, YOUR VOCALSTRENGTH WON'T BE THE SAME.
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  • STRENGTH WON'T BE THE SAME.YOUR VOICE ISN'T GONNA
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  • YOUR VOICE ISN'T GONNAWORK THE SAME, AND I WAS
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  • WORK THE SAME, AND I WASLIKE, WAIT A SECOND.
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  • LIKE, WAIT A SECOND.NO, NO.
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  • NO, NO.THAT'S NOT THE WAY THIS IS--
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  • THAT'S NOT THE WAY THIS IS--AND I FELT THE SENSE
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  • AND I FELT THE SENSEOF HOPELESSNESS EVEN
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  • OF HOPELESSNESS EVENTHOUGH I HAD TOLD SO MANY
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  • THOUGH I HAD TOLD SO MANYPEOPLE FOR SO LONG THROUGH
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  • PEOPLE FOR SO LONG THROUGHSONGS I'VE WRITTEN,
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  • SONGS I'VE WRITTEN,HE WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU
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  • HE WILL NEVER LEAVE YOUAND NEVER FORSAKE YOU.
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  • AND NEVER FORSAKE YOU.- LAURIE: WATCH
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