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Better Together LIVE | Episode 145

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November 13, 2020
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Singles can be fulfilled and purpose-driven! We are talking how to stay focused and Christ-centered while remaining open to new relationships. | TBN Prayer Line: 714-731-1000

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Better Together LIVE | Episode 145

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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: LIVING WITH
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  • - LAURIE CROUCH: LIVING WITHOUR PURPOSE IN MIND KEEPS US
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  • OUR PURPOSE IN MIND KEEPS USREADY TO RECEIVE GOD'S BEST.
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  • READY TO RECEIVE GOD'S BEST.TODAY, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HOW
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  • TODAY, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HOWSINGLES CAN BE FOCUSED AND
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  • SINGLES CAN BE FOCUSED ANDPURPOSE DRIVEN, WHILE REMAINING
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  • PURPOSE DRIVEN, WHILE REMAININGOPEN TO NEW RELATIONSHIPS.
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  • OPEN TO NEW RELATIONSHIPS.COME ON!
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  • COME ON!LET'S TALK ABOUT IT.
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  • LET'S TALK ABOUT IT.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC][OUTRO WITH VOCALIZATIONS]
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  • [OUTRO WITH VOCALIZATIONS]- JANICE GAINES: YOU KNOW, YOU
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  • - JANICE GAINES: YOU KNOW, YOUGUYS, WE WERE TALKING EARLIER
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  • GUYS, WE WERE TALKING EARLIERTHIS WEEK, BUT I TOLD YOU BY
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  • THIS WEEK, BUT I TOLD YOU BYTHE TIME I DID GET MARRIED, I
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  • THE TIME I DID GET MARRIED, IWAS FOCUSED ON, AS WE SAY,
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  • WAS FOCUSED ON, AS WE SAY,DOING ME.
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  • DOING ME.YOU KNOW?
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  • YOU KNOW?I WAS FINISHING SEMINARY AND I
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  • I WAS FINISHING SEMINARY AND IHAD BECOME PASSIONATE ABOUT
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  • HAD BECOME PASSIONATE ABOUTTHIS IDEA OF HOW WE LIVE AS THE
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  • THIS IDEA OF HOW WE LIVE AS THECHURCH, COMPARED TO WHAT THE
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  • CHURCH, COMPARED TO WHAT THEBIBLE SAYS.
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  • BIBLE SAYS.AND, I WAS LIKE: YOU KNOW WHAT?
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  • AND, I WAS LIKE: YOU KNOW WHAT?I WANNA GO GET ANOTHER DEGREE
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  • I WANNA GO GET ANOTHER DEGREEABOUT THIS.
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  • ABOUT THIS.AND, EVENTUALLY, I WANNA BE A
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  • AND, EVENTUALLY, I WANNA BE APROFESSOR.
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  • PROFESSOR.AND I WANNA TEACH THESE THINGS!
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  • AND I WANNA TEACH THESE THINGS!AND, RIGHT AROUND THAT TIME, MY
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  • AND, RIGHT AROUND THAT TIME, MYHUSBAND AND I KNEW THAT THE
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  • HUSBAND AND I KNEW THAT THELORD WAS CALLING US TO BE
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  • LORD WAS CALLING US TO BEMARRIED.
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  • MARRIED.AND, I WAS FINISHING SEMINARY.
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  • AND, I WAS FINISHING SEMINARY.HE WAS FINISHING LAW SCHOOL AT
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  • HE WAS FINISHING LAW SCHOOL ATTHE EXACT SAME TIME.
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  • THE EXACT SAME TIME.AND, HE LIVED IN NEW YORK, AND
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  • AND, HE LIVED IN NEW YORK, ANDHE HAD A BOMB JOB ON WALL
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  • HE HAD A BOMB JOB ON WALLSTREET THAT, YOU KNOW, I
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  • STREET THAT, YOU KNOW, ICOULDN'T, EVEN IN CONVERSATION,
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  • COULDN'T, EVEN IN CONVERSATION,COMPETE WITH.
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  • COMPETE WITH.[LAUGHS]
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  • [LAUGHS]I WAS LIKE: "NO, LET'S NOT TAKE
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  • I WAS LIKE: "NO, LET'S NOT TAKETHAT JOB.
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  • THAT JOB.LET'S GO...UM...HMM, I DON'T
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  • LET'S GO...UM...HMM, I DON'TKNOW.
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  • KNOW.LET'S GO SOMEWHERE WHERE I'M
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  • LET'S GO SOMEWHERE WHERE I'MGONNA BE IN SCHOOL AND WE'RE
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  • GONNA BE IN SCHOOL AND WE'RENOT GONNA HAVE THE SAME KIND OF
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  • NOT GONNA HAVE THE SAME KIND OFJOB."
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  • JOB."AND SO, IT WAS ONE OF THOSE
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  • AND SO, IT WAS ONE OF THOSETHINGS WHERE I KNEW I HAD TO
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  • THINGS WHERE I KNEW I HAD TOEITHER GO FORWARD IN DOING ME,
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  • EITHER GO FORWARD IN DOING ME,OR, SUBMIT TO THE SEASON THAT
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  • OR, SUBMIT TO THE SEASON THATGOD HAD FOR ME TO BE MARRIED.
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  • GOD HAD FOR ME TO BE MARRIED.AND I HAD A CONVERSATION WITH A
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  • AND I HAD A CONVERSATION WITH AFRIEND OF MINE -- SINGLE WOMAN
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  • FRIEND OF MINE -- SINGLE WOMANWHO WAS OLDER THAN ME -- AND
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  • WHO WAS OLDER THAN ME -- ANDSHE GAVE ME SOME WISDOM.
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  • SHE GAVE ME SOME WISDOM.'CAUSE I WENT TO HER AND I JUST
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  • 'CAUSE I WENT TO HER AND I JUSTSAID, "WELL, I'M NOT THE TYPE
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  • SAID, "WELL, I'M NOT THE TYPEOF GIRL WHO FOLLOWS SOME MAN."
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  • OF GIRL WHO FOLLOWS SOME MAN."AND SHE LOOKED AT ME AND SHE
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  • AND SHE LOOKED AT ME AND SHESAID, "WHY NOT?"
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  • SAID, "WHY NOT?"- MANDISA: OOH!
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  • - MANDISA: OOH!- JANICE: AND I SAID:
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  • - JANICE: AND I SAID:"(STAMMERING) I...YOU KNOW,
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  • "(STAMMERING) I...YOU KNOW,I'VE JUST NEVER BEEN HER!
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  • I'VE JUST NEVER BEEN HER!I DON'T KNOW!
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  • I DON'T KNOW!I DON'T THINK I WANNA BE HER!"
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  • I DON'T THINK I WANNA BE HER!"[LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]AND SHE SAID, "WELL, DO YOU
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  • AND SHE SAID, "WELL, DO YOULOVE THIS MAN?"
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  • LOVE THIS MAN?"I SAID, "VERY MUCH."
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  • I SAID, "VERY MUCH."SHE SAID, "IS THE LORD CALLING
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  • SHE SAID, "IS THE LORD CALLINGYOU TO MARRY THIS MAN?"
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  • YOU TO MARRY THIS MAN?""YES, HE IS."
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  • "YES, HE IS."SHE SAID, "WELL, THEN...?"
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  • SHE SAID, "WELL, THEN...?"AND SHE CHUCKLED LIKE: WHAT'S
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  • AND SHE CHUCKLED LIKE: WHAT'STHE PROBLEM?
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  • THE PROBLEM?AND I THINK IT WAS THEN THAT I
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  • AND I THINK IT WAS THEN THAT IREALIZED THAT I WAS JUST SO
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  • REALIZED THAT I WAS JUST SOSTUCK IN MY IDEA OF WHAT IT
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  • STUCK IN MY IDEA OF WHAT ITMEANT TO BE MOVING FORWARD,
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  • MEANT TO BE MOVING FORWARD,THAT I WAS ABOUT TO-- I'M A
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  • THAT I WAS ABOUT TO-- I'M ATODDLER'S MOM, SO: I WAS ABOUT
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  • TODDLER'S MOM, SO: I WAS ABOUTTO POOH-POOH THE SEASON THAT
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  • TO POOH-POOH THE SEASON THATTHE LORD WAS CALLING ME INTO,
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  • THE LORD WAS CALLING ME INTO,RIGHT?
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  • RIGHT?YOU KNOW.
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  • YOU KNOW.AND SO, I REALLY HAD TO TAKE TO
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  • AND SO, I REALLY HAD TO TAKE TOHEART PHILIPPIANS 1:6, WHEN IT
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  • HEART PHILIPPIANS 1:6, WHEN ITSAYS, "AND I AM CERTAIN THAT
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  • SAYS, "AND I AM CERTAIN THATGOD, WHO BEGAN THE GOOD WORK
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  • GOD, WHO BEGAN THE GOOD WORKWITHIN YOU, WILL CONTINUE HIS
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  • WITHIN YOU, WILL CONTINUE HISWORK UNTIL IT IS FINALLY
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  • WORK UNTIL IT IS FINALLYFINISHED ON THE DAY WHEN CHRIST
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  • FINISHED ON THE DAY WHEN CHRISTJESUS RETURNS"; THAT IS THAT:
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  • JESUS RETURNS"; THAT IS THAT:GOD, I AM CHRIST'S WORKMANSHIP.
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  • GOD, I AM CHRIST'S WORKMANSHIP.RIGHT?
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  • RIGHT?I AM GOD'S WORKMANSHIP.
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  • I AM GOD'S WORKMANSHIP.AND HE WHO CREATED ME, HE
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  • AND HE WHO CREATED ME, HECREATED ME TO DO GOOD THINGS
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  • CREATED ME TO DO GOOD THINGSTHAT I'M SUPPOSED TO DO, BUT HE
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  • THAT I'M SUPPOSED TO DO, BUT HEPREPARED THEM BEFOREHAND, AND I
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  • PREPARED THEM BEFOREHAND, AND IAM FOLLOWING IN HIS WAY.
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  • AM FOLLOWING IN HIS WAY.AND, WHAT MY SWEET PASTOR'S
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  • AND, WHAT MY SWEET PASTOR'SWIFE, SARAH BERGER, HAS TAUGHT
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  • WIFE, SARAH BERGER, HAS TAUGHTME-- ACTUALLY, SHE'S TAUGHT ME
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  • ME-- ACTUALLY, SHE'S TAUGHT MESOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT.
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  • SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT.SHE SAYS, "YOU KNOW, EVERY
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  • SHE SAYS, "YOU KNOW, EVERYSEASON THAT I COME TO,
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  • SEASON THAT I COME TO,EVERYTHING THAT THE LORD GIVES
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  • EVERYTHING THAT THE LORD GIVESME, I HOLD IT WITH CARE, BUT I
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  • ME, I HOLD IT WITH CARE, BUT IDON'T CLENCH IT.
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  • DON'T CLENCH IT.BECAUSE WHO KNOWS WHAT THE LORD
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  • BECAUSE WHO KNOWS WHAT THE LORDIS GOING TO DO?"
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  • IS GOING TO DO?"AND SO, THAT'S WHAT I'M COME TO
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  • AND SO, THAT'S WHAT I'M COME TOLEARN.
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  • LEARN.I HAD TO LEARN IT IN
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  • I HAD TO LEARN IT INSINGLENESS; I'VE COME TO LEARN
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  • SINGLENESS; I'VE COME TO LEARNIT IN MARRIAGE, WHEN THE LORD
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  • IT IN MARRIAGE, WHEN THE LORDCHANGES OUR SEASON, EVEN IN
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  • CHANGES OUR SEASON, EVEN INJOBS, SO THAT I HOLD EVERYTHING
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  • JOBS, SO THAT I HOLD EVERYTHINGTHAT THE LORD GIVES ME WITH
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  • THAT THE LORD GIVES ME WITHCARE.
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  • CARE.BUT I CAN'T CLENCH TOO TIGHTLY
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  • BUT I CAN'T CLENCH TOO TIGHTLYBECAUSE THESE SEASONS BELONG TO
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  • BECAUSE THESE SEASONS BELONG TOTHE LORD.
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  • THE LORD.AND WHEREVER HE'S LEADING, I
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  • AND WHEREVER HE'S LEADING, IHAVE TO BE ABLE TO GO.
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  • HAVE TO BE ABLE TO GO.I DON'T KNOW.
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  • I DON'T KNOW.WHAT ABOUT YOU, DISA?
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  • WHAT ABOUT YOU, DISA?LIKE, HAVE YOU EVER FELT THAT
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  • LIKE, HAVE YOU EVER FELT THATTUG?
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  • TUG?EVER FELT LIKE YOU WERE BEING
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  • EVER FELT LIKE YOU WERE BEINGPULLED AWAY FROM DOING YOU,
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  • PULLED AWAY FROM DOING YOU,BUT, THE LORD WAS ACTUALLY
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  • BUT, THE LORD WAS ACTUALLYCALLING YOU?
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  • CALLING YOU?- MANDISA: IT'S FUNNY -- I
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  • - MANDISA: IT'S FUNNY -- ISOMETIMES WONDER IF, BECAUSE
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  • SOMETIMES WONDER IF, BECAUSEI'M SINGLE, I DON'T FEEL LIKE
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  • I'M SINGLE, I DON'T FEEL LIKEI'M BEING PULLED AWAY FROM
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  • I'M BEING PULLED AWAY FROMBEING ME.
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  • BEING ME.LIKE, I ACTUALLY THINK THAT'S
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  • LIKE, I ACTUALLY THINK THAT'SONE OF THE GIFTS OF BEING
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  • ONE OF THE GIFTS OF BEINGSINGLE IS THAT: I CAN DO ME!
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  • SINGLE IS THAT: I CAN DO ME!I CAN BE ME, ALL BY MYSELF!
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  • I CAN BE ME, ALL BY MYSELF![LAUGHTER]
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  • [LAUGHTER]BUT, HERE'S WHAT I REALIZED:
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  • BUT, HERE'S WHAT I REALIZED:THAT I CAN JUST AIMLESSLY WALK
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  • THAT I CAN JUST AIMLESSLY WALKIN A BUNCH OF DIFFERENT
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  • IN A BUNCH OF DIFFERENTDIRECTIONS, OR, I CAN REALLY
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  • DIRECTIONS, OR, I CAN REALLYCULTIVATE MY TIME WITH THE
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  • CULTIVATE MY TIME WITH THELORD, SAYING: OKAY, WHAT
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  • LORD, SAYING: OKAY, WHATDIRECTION DO YOU WANT ME TO
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  • DIRECTION DO YOU WANT ME TOWALK IN?
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  • WALK IN?I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU ALL, BUT
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  • I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU ALL, BUTTHIS COVID SEASON THAT WE'VE
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  • THIS COVID SEASON THAT WE'VEBEEN IN -- I'M DOING A LOT.
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  • BEEN IN -- I'M DOING A LOT.LIKE, I'M WORKING ON A LOT OF
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  • LIKE, I'M WORKING ON A LOT OFDIFFERENT THINGS.
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  • DIFFERENT THINGS.AND I FIND MYSELF-- IT'S EASY
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  • AND I FIND MYSELF-- IT'S EASYFOR ME TO GET SCATTERED,
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  • FOR ME TO GET SCATTERED,BECAUSE I'M SO FOCUSED OVER
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  • BECAUSE I'M SO FOCUSED OVERHERE, AND I'M MISSING WHAT I'M
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  • HERE, AND I'M MISSING WHAT I'MDOING OVER HERE, AND THERE'S SO
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  • DOING OVER HERE, AND THERE'S SOMANY DIFFERENT PROJECTS THAT
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  • MANY DIFFERENT PROJECTS THATARE, YOU KNOW, BECOMING
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  • ARE, YOU KNOW, BECOMINGAVAILABLE.
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  • AVAILABLE.AND SO, I THINK, FOR ME,
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  • AND SO, I THINK, FOR ME,WHETHER YOU'RE MARRIED OR
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  • WHETHER YOU'RE MARRIED ORSINGLE, I THINK, FOR ME, THE
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  • SINGLE, I THINK, FOR ME, THETHING IS: OKAY, GOD, WHAT IS MY
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  • THING IS: OKAY, GOD, WHAT IS MYBEST YES?
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  • BEST YES?LIKE, WHAT IS IT THAT YOU ARE
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  • LIKE, WHAT IS IT THAT YOU ARECALLING ME TO WALK IN?
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  • CALLING ME TO WALK IN?AND, FOR ME, WHEN I THINK ABOUT
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  • AND, FOR ME, WHEN I THINK ABOUTTHAT AND THE THINGS THAT I FEEL
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  • THAT AND THE THINGS THAT I FEELLIKE GOD IS SAYING TO ME, IT'S
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  • LIKE GOD IS SAYING TO ME, IT'SINTERESTING HOW THE MESS CAN
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  • INTERESTING HOW THE MESS CANBECOME THE MESSAGE.
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  • BECOME THE MESSAGE.BECAUSE I AM AN OLDER SINGLE
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  • BECAUSE I AM AN OLDER SINGLEWOMAN, I LOVE TALKING ABOUT
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  • WOMAN, I LOVE TALKING ABOUTTHIS.
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  • THIS.AS A MATTER OF FACT, WHEN
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  • AS A MATTER OF FACT, WHEN"BETTER TOGETHER" WAS TALKING
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  • "BETTER TOGETHER" WAS TALKINGABOUT DIFFERENT TOPICS, I WAS
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  • ABOUT DIFFERENT TOPICS, I WASLIKE: CAN WE PLEASE TALK ABOUT
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  • LIKE: CAN WE PLEASE TALK ABOUTSINGLENESS?
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  • SINGLENESS?BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE WE ARE THE
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  • BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE WE ARE THESTEPCHILDREN, SOMETIMES, IN THE
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  • STEPCHILDREN, SOMETIMES, IN THEBODY OF CHRIST.
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  • BODY OF CHRIST.AND SO, THIS IS A PASSION FOR
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  • AND SO, THIS IS A PASSION FORME.
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  • ME.AND SO, THAT HAS BECOME A PART
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  • AND SO, THAT HAS BECOME A PARTOF MY MESSAGE.
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  • OF MY MESSAGE.ANOTHER PART OF MY MESSAGE IS
  • 00:05:23.012 --> 00:05:23.813
  • ANOTHER PART OF MY MESSAGE ISMENTAL HEALTH!
  • 00:05:23.813 --> 00:05:25.014
  • MENTAL HEALTH!NOT BECAUSE I HAVE IT ALL
  • 00:05:25.014 --> 00:05:25.848
  • NOT BECAUSE I HAVE IT ALLFIGURED OUT, BUT BECAUSE I AM
  • 00:05:25.848 --> 00:05:28.017
  • FIGURED OUT, BUT BECAUSE I AMFIGURING IT OUT.
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  • FIGURING IT OUT.I AM IN COUNSELING, I AM
  • 00:05:29.385 --> 00:05:31.754
  • I AM IN COUNSELING, I AMTALKING TO THE GREAT COUNSELOR
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  • TALKING TO THE GREAT COUNSELORABOUT ALL OF THESE THINGS.
  • 00:05:33.623 --> 00:05:35.992
  • ABOUT ALL OF THESE THINGS.AND SO, I LOVE THAT, AS A
  • 00:05:35.992 --> 00:05:38.761
  • AND SO, I LOVE THAT, AS ASINGLE WOMAN, THAT I CAN DIVIDE
  • 00:05:38.761 --> 00:05:40.596
  • SINGLE WOMAN, THAT I CAN DIVIDEMY TIME SPECIFICALLY WITH JUST
  • 00:05:40.596 --> 00:05:41.230
  • MY TIME SPECIFICALLY WITH JUSTTHE THINGS THAT GOD IS SAYING:
  • 00:05:41.230 --> 00:05:42.832
  • THE THINGS THAT GOD IS SAYING:THIS IS YOUR MESSAGE.
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  • THIS IS YOUR MESSAGE.THIS IS WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO.
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  • THIS IS WHAT I WANT YOU TO DO.SO, I GUESS I FEEL LIKE THAT IS
  • 00:05:46.202 --> 00:05:47.737
  • SO, I GUESS I FEEL LIKE THAT ISSOMETHING WE SHOULD DO, NO
  • 00:05:47.737 --> 00:05:49.872
  • SOMETHING WE SHOULD DO, NOMATTER WHAT STATUS OF LIFE THAT
  • 00:05:49.872 --> 00:05:51.040
  • MATTER WHAT STATUS OF LIFE THATWE ARE IN, IS: WHAT IS GOD
  • 00:05:51.040 --> 00:05:52.508
  • WE ARE IN, IS: WHAT IS GODCALLING ME TO DO?
  • 00:05:52.508 --> 00:05:54.143
  • CALLING ME TO DO?AND HOW CAN I TAKE THE NEXT
  • 00:05:54.143 --> 00:05:54.877
  • AND HOW CAN I TAKE THE NEXTSTEP?
  • 00:05:54.877 --> 00:05:56.446
  • STEP?I FIND THAT HE DOESN'T OFTEN
  • 00:05:56.446 --> 00:05:58.014
  • I FIND THAT HE DOESN'T OFTENTELL ME THE ENTIRE FUTURE PLAN.
  • 00:05:58.014 --> 00:05:59.282
  • TELL ME THE ENTIRE FUTURE PLAN.HE JUST SAYS: THIS IS YOUR NEXT
  • 00:05:59.282 --> 00:06:00.583
  • HE JUST SAYS: THIS IS YOUR NEXTSTEP.
  • 00:06:00.583 --> 00:06:02.552
  • STEP.AFTER I TAKE THAT NEXT STEP OF
  • 00:06:02.552 --> 00:06:03.519
  • AFTER I TAKE THAT NEXT STEP OFOBEDIENCE, HE'LL REVEAL THE
  • 00:06:03.519 --> 00:06:04.987
  • OBEDIENCE, HE'LL REVEAL THENEXT STEP AFTER THAT, BUT HE
  • 00:06:04.987 --> 00:06:06.522
  • NEXT STEP AFTER THAT, BUT HEVERY RARELY WILL TELL ME THE
  • 00:06:06.522 --> 00:06:07.256
  • VERY RARELY WILL TELL ME THEENTIRE PLAN -- WHICH WOULD BE
  • 00:06:07.256 --> 00:06:08.391
  • ENTIRE PLAN -- WHICH WOULD BEMY PREFERENCE.
  • 00:06:08.391 --> 00:06:10.493
  • MY PREFERENCE.BUT I WONDER: AS A MARRIED
  • 00:06:10.493 --> 00:06:12.462
  • BUT I WONDER: AS A MARRIEDWOMAN, DR. ROBYN, IS THAT
  • 00:06:12.462 --> 00:06:13.663
  • WOMAN, DR. ROBYN, IS THATSOMETHING THAT RESONATES WITH
  • 00:06:13.663 --> 00:06:16.532
  • SOMETHING THAT RESONATES WITHYOU IS LIVING, ON PURPOSE?
  • 00:06:16.532 --> 00:06:17.767
  • YOU IS LIVING, ON PURPOSE?I LOVE THAT HAVILAH SAID THAT
  • 00:06:17.767 --> 00:06:19.202
  • I LOVE THAT HAVILAH SAID THATIS WE CAN BE SINGLE, ON
  • 00:06:19.202 --> 00:06:19.969
  • IS WE CAN BE SINGLE, ONPURPOSE, OR SINGLE WITH
  • 00:06:19.969 --> 00:06:21.871
  • PURPOSE, OR SINGLE WITHPURPOSE.
  • 00:06:21.871 --> 00:06:22.672
  • PURPOSE.AND I WONDER: CAN YOU DO THAT,
  • 00:06:22.672 --> 00:06:23.506
  • AND I WONDER: CAN YOU DO THAT,AS A MARRIED WOMAN, TOO?
  • 00:06:23.506 --> 00:06:24.807
  • AS A MARRIED WOMAN, TOO?LIKE, HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FOR
  • 00:06:24.807 --> 00:06:26.576
  • LIKE, HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FORYOU TO LIVE WITH PURPOSE, AS A
  • 00:06:26.576 --> 00:06:27.677
  • YOU TO LIVE WITH PURPOSE, AS AMARRIED WOMAN, AS OPPOSED TO A
  • 00:06:27.677 --> 00:06:30.313
  • MARRIED WOMAN, AS OPPOSED TO ASINGLE WOMAN, LIKE ME?
  • 00:06:30.313 --> 00:06:31.414
  • SINGLE WOMAN, LIKE ME?- DR. ROBYN WILKERSON: WELL,
  • 00:06:31.414 --> 00:06:33.015
  • - DR. ROBYN WILKERSON: WELL,FIRST OF ALL, LET ME TELL YOU,
  • 00:06:33.015 --> 00:06:34.150
  • FIRST OF ALL, LET ME TELL YOU,GIRLFRIEND: YOU ARE NOT OLD!
  • 00:06:34.150 --> 00:06:34.684
  • GIRLFRIEND: YOU ARE NOT OLD!- MANDISA: WELL...!
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  • - MANDISA: WELL...!- DR. ROBYN: SO, DON'T SAY
  • 00:06:35.485 --> 00:06:37.620
  • - DR. ROBYN: SO, DON'T SAYTHAT, ANYMORE.
  • 00:06:37.620 --> 00:06:38.221
  • THAT, ANYMORE.- MANDISA: (LAUGHING) OKAY,
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  • - MANDISA: (LAUGHING) OKAY,OKAY.
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  • OKAY.- DR. ROBYN: OKAY?
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  • - DR. ROBYN: OKAY?- MELINDA DOOLITTLE: AMEN.
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  • - MELINDA DOOLITTLE: AMEN.- DR. ROBYN: YOU ARE FAR FROM
  • 00:06:41.657 --> 00:06:42.825
  • - DR. ROBYN: YOU ARE FAR FROMOLD.
  • 00:06:42.825 --> 00:06:43.392
  • OLD.AND I LOVED EVERYTHING YOU
  • 00:06:43.392 --> 00:06:44.093
  • AND I LOVED EVERYTHING YOUSAID.
  • 00:06:44.093 --> 00:06:46.329
  • SAID.I LOVED WHAT JANICE SAID, AND
  • 00:06:46.329 --> 00:06:47.797
  • I LOVED WHAT JANICE SAID, ANDWHAT SHE REFERRED TO -- SHE
  • 00:06:47.797 --> 00:06:49.499
  • WHAT SHE REFERRED TO -- SHEREFERRED TO THE VERSE -- I JUST
  • 00:06:49.499 --> 00:06:50.666
  • REFERRED TO THE VERSE -- I JUSTLOOKED IT UP -- SHE WAS TALKING
  • 00:06:50.666 --> 00:06:54.704
  • LOOKED IT UP -- SHE WAS TALKINGABOUT HAVING A DESTINY.
  • 00:06:54.704 --> 00:06:55.538
  • ABOUT HAVING A DESTINY.SHE REFERRED TO THIS VERSE
  • 00:06:55.538 --> 00:06:58.441
  • SHE REFERRED TO THIS VERSEABOUT BEING GOD'S HANDIWORK.
  • 00:06:58.441 --> 00:06:59.775
  • ABOUT BEING GOD'S HANDIWORK.AND HERE IT IS IN EPHESIANS
  • 00:06:59.775 --> 00:07:01.711
  • AND HERE IT IS IN EPHESIANS2:10.
  • 00:07:01.711 --> 00:07:04.113
  • 2:10.WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECES.
  • 00:07:04.113 --> 00:07:06.415
  • WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECES.THIS NEW LIVING TRANSLATION:
  • 00:07:06.415 --> 00:07:08.317
  • THIS NEW LIVING TRANSLATION:"...WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECE."
  • 00:07:08.317 --> 00:07:10.019
  • "...WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECE."I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:07:10.019 --> 00:07:11.921
  • I LOVE THAT."HE HAS CREATED US ANEW IN
  • 00:07:11.921 --> 00:07:13.089
  • "HE HAS CREATED US ANEW INCHRIST JESUS, SO WE CAN DO..."
  • 00:07:13.089 --> 00:07:14.891
  • CHRIST JESUS, SO WE CAN DO..."HERE IT IS!
  • 00:07:14.891 --> 00:07:16.792
  • HERE IT IS!WE ALL WANNA DO STUFF, RIGHT?
  • 00:07:16.792 --> 00:07:20.062
  • WE ALL WANNA DO STUFF, RIGHT?"...WE CAN DO THE GOOD THINGS
  • 00:07:20.062 --> 00:07:23.432
  • "...WE CAN DO THE GOOD THINGSHE PLANNED FOR US, LONG AGO."
  • 00:07:23.432 --> 00:07:27.069
  • HE PLANNED FOR US, LONG AGO."NOW, JANICE WAS REFERRING TO
  • 00:07:27.069 --> 00:07:29.171
  • NOW, JANICE WAS REFERRING TOTHE FACT THAT SHE WANTED TO
  • 00:07:29.171 --> 00:07:30.339
  • THE FACT THAT SHE WANTED TOGRADUATE, AND SHE WANTED TO
  • 00:07:30.339 --> 00:07:32.041
  • GRADUATE, AND SHE WANTED TOTEACH...
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  • TEACH...AND, EARLIER IN THE WEEK, I
  • 00:07:33.409 --> 00:07:35.011
  • AND, EARLIER IN THE WEEK, ITALKED ABOUT HOW WHEN I WAS
  • 00:07:35.011 --> 00:07:36.779
  • TALKED ABOUT HOW WHEN I WASTHIS TEENAGER, HIGH-SCHOOLER, I
  • 00:07:36.779 --> 00:07:38.748
  • THIS TEENAGER, HIGH-SCHOOLER, INEVER WANTED TO GET MARRIED.
  • 00:07:38.748 --> 00:07:40.249
  • NEVER WANTED TO GET MARRIED.AND I WANTED TO BE A LAWYER,
  • 00:07:40.249 --> 00:07:42.552
  • AND I WANTED TO BE A LAWYER,LIKE HER HUSBAND.
  • 00:07:42.552 --> 00:07:43.920
  • LIKE HER HUSBAND.AND I WANTED TO GROW UP, AND GO
  • 00:07:43.920 --> 00:07:47.456
  • AND I WANTED TO GROW UP, AND GOTO COLLEGE, AND BE A DOCTORATE,
  • 00:07:47.456 --> 00:07:48.391
  • TO COLLEGE, AND BE A DOCTORATE,AND GET MY DOCTORATE, AND I
  • 00:07:48.391 --> 00:07:49.325
  • AND GET MY DOCTORATE, AND IWANTED TO BE MAYBE THE
  • 00:07:49.325 --> 00:07:50.626
  • WANTED TO BE MAYBE THEPRESIDENT, RIGHT?
  • 00:07:50.626 --> 00:07:51.594
  • PRESIDENT, RIGHT?I HAD ALL THESE BIG IDEAS.
  • 00:07:51.594 --> 00:07:52.929
  • I HAD ALL THESE BIG IDEAS.AND, INSTEAD, I FELL IN LOVE AT
  • 00:07:52.929 --> 00:07:55.231
  • AND, INSTEAD, I FELL IN LOVE AT17.
  • 00:07:55.231 --> 00:07:55.998
  • 17.I GOT MARRIED, JUST AROUND MY
  • 00:07:55.998 --> 00:07:57.934
  • I GOT MARRIED, JUST AROUND MY19TH BIRTHDAY.
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  • 19TH BIRTHDAY.AND I NEVER FINISHED COLLEGE!
  • 00:07:59.769 --> 00:08:01.771
  • AND I NEVER FINISHED COLLEGE!AND, I GO BACK TO THAT VERSE:
  • 00:08:01.771 --> 00:08:05.241
  • AND, I GO BACK TO THAT VERSE:WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECE.
  • 00:08:05.241 --> 00:08:06.208
  • WE ARE GOD'S MASTERPIECE.HE CREATED US.
  • 00:08:06.208 --> 00:08:06.943
  • HE CREATED US.AND HE HAD SOME GOOD THINGS
  • 00:08:06.943 --> 00:08:07.944
  • AND HE HAD SOME GOOD THINGSPLANNED, LONG AGO.
  • 00:08:07.944 --> 00:08:09.979
  • PLANNED, LONG AGO.AND WHAT I DID WAS I GOT
  • 00:08:09.979 --> 00:08:11.380
  • AND WHAT I DID WAS I GOTMARRIED, AND I'VE BEEN MARRIED,
  • 00:08:11.380 --> 00:08:13.316
  • MARRIED, AND I'VE BEEN MARRIED,NOW, 48 YEARS.
  • 00:08:13.316 --> 00:08:14.150
  • NOW, 48 YEARS.AND, ALONG THE WAY, I GOT OFF
  • 00:08:14.150 --> 00:08:16.085
  • AND, ALONG THE WAY, I GOT OFFTRACK!
  • 00:08:16.085 --> 00:08:17.086
  • TRACK!I RAISED THESE FOUR SONS; I'VE
  • 00:08:17.086 --> 00:08:19.422
  • I RAISED THESE FOUR SONS; I'VEBEEN MARRIED TO RICH WILKERSON,
  • 00:08:19.422 --> 00:08:21.457
  • BEEN MARRIED TO RICH WILKERSON,ALL THAT TIME; AND THERE WAS
  • 00:08:21.457 --> 00:08:22.658
  • ALL THAT TIME; AND THERE WASMONEY FOR ALL THESE KIDS TO GO
  • 00:08:22.658 --> 00:08:23.859
  • MONEY FOR ALL THESE KIDS TO GOTO COLLEGE AND DO ALL THESE
  • 00:08:23.859 --> 00:08:25.728
  • TO COLLEGE AND DO ALL THESEAMAZING THINGS.
  • 00:08:25.728 --> 00:08:26.529
  • AMAZING THINGS.WE TRAVELED THE WORLD, WE
  • 00:08:26.529 --> 00:08:28.130
  • WE TRAVELED THE WORLD, WEPASTORED CHURCHES -- WE DID ALL
  • 00:08:28.130 --> 00:08:28.898
  • PASTORED CHURCHES -- WE DID ALLTHIS STUFF -- BUT, THERE WAS
  • 00:08:28.898 --> 00:08:31.167
  • THIS STUFF -- BUT, THERE WASJUST NEVER ANY TIME.
  • 00:08:31.167 --> 00:08:32.635
  • JUST NEVER ANY TIME.AND I REMEMBER I WAS TALKING TO
  • 00:08:32.635 --> 00:08:33.903
  • AND I REMEMBER I WAS TALKING TOMY HUSBAND, AND HE SAID, "YOU
  • 00:08:33.903 --> 00:08:35.137
  • MY HUSBAND, AND HE SAID, "YOUKNOW, NOW THAT THE KIDS HAVE
  • 00:08:35.137 --> 00:08:36.472
  • KNOW, NOW THAT THE KIDS HAVEGRADUATED AND DONE ALL THAT
  • 00:08:36.472 --> 00:08:38.307
  • GRADUATED AND DONE ALL THATSTUFF, WHY DON'T YOU GO BACK
  • 00:08:38.307 --> 00:08:39.408
  • STUFF, WHY DON'T YOU GO BACKAND FINISH YOUR SCHOOL?"
  • 00:08:39.408 --> 00:08:40.543
  • AND FINISH YOUR SCHOOL?"- MANDISA: AWESOME. SWEET.
  • 00:08:40.543 --> 00:08:42.078
  • - MANDISA: AWESOME. SWEET.- DR. ROBYN: AND I SAID:
  • 00:08:42.078 --> 00:08:43.245
  • - DR. ROBYN: AND I SAID:"WELL, HONEY, DO YOU KNOW HOW
  • 00:08:43.245 --> 00:08:45.915
  • "WELL, HONEY, DO YOU KNOW HOWOLD I'LL BE WHEN I FINISH?
  • 00:08:45.915 --> 00:08:48.351
  • OLD I'LL BE WHEN I FINISH?DO YOU KNOW HOW OLD I'LL BE!?"
  • 00:08:48.351 --> 00:08:50.753
  • DO YOU KNOW HOW OLD I'LL BE!?"AND HE COUNTED IT UP ON HIS
  • 00:08:50.753 --> 00:08:51.587
  • AND HE COUNTED IT UP ON HISHAND AND HE SAID, "WELL, HOW
  • 00:08:51.587 --> 00:08:52.855
  • HAND AND HE SAID, "WELL, HOWOLD WILL YOU BE IF YOU DON'T
  • 00:08:52.855 --> 00:08:55.658
  • OLD WILL YOU BE IF YOU DON'TFINISH?"
  • 00:08:55.658 --> 00:08:57.927
  • FINISH?"[LADIES OOHING]
  • 00:08:57.927 --> 00:08:58.761
  • [LADIES OOHING]AND I SAID, "WELL, I GUESS I'LL
  • 00:08:58.761 --> 00:09:00.696
  • AND I SAID, "WELL, I GUESS I'LLBE EXACTLY THE SAME."
  • 00:09:00.696 --> 00:09:02.898
  • BE EXACTLY THE SAME."AND, HE WAS RIGHT.
  • 00:09:02.898 --> 00:09:03.733
  • AND, HE WAS RIGHT.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:09:03.733 --> 00:09:04.200
  • [LAUGHTER]HE WAS RIGHT.
  • 00:09:04.200 --> 00:09:04.667
  • HE WAS RIGHT.HE WAS RIGHT.
  • 00:09:04.667 --> 00:09:07.536
  • HE WAS RIGHT.SO, THE POINT WAS: I WENT AHEAD
  • 00:09:07.536 --> 00:09:10.406
  • SO, THE POINT WAS: I WENT AHEAD-- AND I WAS PAST 60 -- AND I
  • 00:09:10.406 --> 00:09:12.008
  • -- AND I WAS PAST 60 -- AND IGOT MY DOCTORATE.
  • 00:09:12.008 --> 00:09:12.508
  • GOT MY DOCTORATE.FINISHED COLLEGE, GOT MY
  • 00:09:12.508 --> 00:09:13.542
  • FINISHED COLLEGE, GOT MYDOCTORATE.
  • 00:09:13.542 --> 00:09:15.344
  • DOCTORATE.AND THE POINT THAT I WANNA MAKE
  • 00:09:15.344 --> 00:09:17.947
  • AND THE POINT THAT I WANNA MAKETO ALL THE SINGLE OR ALL THE
  • 00:09:17.947 --> 00:09:20.383
  • TO ALL THE SINGLE OR ALL THEMARRIED WOMEN IS THAT...THERE'S
  • 00:09:20.383 --> 00:09:22.251
  • MARRIED WOMEN IS THAT...THERE'SSTILL TIME!
  • 00:09:22.251 --> 00:09:25.521
  • STILL TIME!THERE'S STILL TIME TO FULFILL
  • 00:09:25.521 --> 00:09:27.089
  • THERE'S STILL TIME TO FULFILLTHE DREAM THAT YOU HAD, MAYBE
  • 00:09:27.089 --> 00:09:28.624
  • THE DREAM THAT YOU HAD, MAYBEWHEN YOU WERE A LITTLE GIRL, OR
  • 00:09:28.624 --> 00:09:31.193
  • WHEN YOU WERE A LITTLE GIRL, ORWHEN YOU WERE THAT YOUNG
  • 00:09:31.193 --> 00:09:33.262
  • WHEN YOU WERE THAT YOUNGPERSON, OR WHATEVER IT IS.
  • 00:09:33.262 --> 00:09:35.631
  • PERSON, OR WHATEVER IT IS.BECAUSE, AS JANICE WAS SAYING,
  • 00:09:35.631 --> 00:09:38.467
  • BECAUSE, AS JANICE WAS SAYING,FORWARD LIVING, RIGHT?
  • 00:09:38.467 --> 00:09:43.172
  • FORWARD LIVING, RIGHT?YOUR PASSION IS YOUR POWER.
  • 00:09:43.172 --> 00:09:45.641
  • YOUR PASSION IS YOUR POWER.AND THAT POWER IS WHAT KEEPS
  • 00:09:45.641 --> 00:09:47.743
  • AND THAT POWER IS WHAT KEEPSYOU MOVING FORWARD.
  • 00:09:47.743 --> 00:09:49.278
  • YOU MOVING FORWARD.AND THE BIBLE SAYS, IN JEREMIAH
  • 00:09:49.278 --> 00:09:51.414
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS, IN JEREMIAH29:11, THAT HE HAS PLANS FOR
  • 00:09:51.414 --> 00:09:54.316
  • 29:11, THAT HE HAS PLANS FORUS.
  • 00:09:54.316 --> 00:09:56.085
  • US.AND, REALLY, I GUESS WHAT I
  • 00:09:56.085 --> 00:09:57.787
  • AND, REALLY, I GUESS WHAT IWOULD SAY, NOW, GRANDMOTHER --
  • 00:09:57.787 --> 00:09:59.889
  • WOULD SAY, NOW, GRANDMOTHER --AND I AM OLD -- AND THAT IS
  • 00:09:59.889 --> 00:10:03.959
  • AND I AM OLD -- AND THAT ISTHAT AS WE MOVE FORWARD, IT IS
  • 00:10:03.959 --> 00:10:07.296
  • THAT AS WE MOVE FORWARD, IT ISOUR PASSION THAT BRINGS US THIS
  • 00:10:07.296 --> 00:10:08.030
  • OUR PASSION THAT BRINGS US THISLEGACY, THAT BRINGS PURPOSE TO
  • 00:10:08.030 --> 00:10:11.000
  • LEGACY, THAT BRINGS PURPOSE TOOUR LIVES.
  • 00:10:11.000 --> 00:10:12.268
  • OUR LIVES.AND I GUESS I'M JUST GONNA SAY:
  • 00:10:12.268 --> 00:10:13.769
  • AND I GUESS I'M JUST GONNA SAY:WHO CARES HOW OLD YOU ARE!
  • 00:10:13.769 --> 00:10:15.705
  • WHO CARES HOW OLD YOU ARE!I'M JUST GONNA GO AHEAD AND
  • 00:10:15.705 --> 00:10:19.742
  • I'M JUST GONNA GO AHEAD ANDLIVE UNTIL I DIE!
  • 00:10:19.742 --> 00:10:20.576
  • LIVE UNTIL I DIE![LAUGHTER]
  • 00:10:20.576 --> 00:10:21.243
  • [LAUGHTER]WHO CARES HOW OLD YOU ARE?
  • 00:10:21.243 --> 00:10:22.645
  • WHO CARES HOW OLD YOU ARE?- MANDISA: YEAH.
  • 00:10:22.645 --> 00:10:23.312
  • - MANDISA: YEAH.- DR. ROBYN: WE'RE JUST GONNA
  • 00:10:23.312 --> 00:10:24.714
  • - DR. ROBYN: WE'RE JUST GONNAGO AHEAD AND ENJOY WHAT GOD HAS
  • 00:10:24.714 --> 00:10:27.516
  • GO AHEAD AND ENJOY WHAT GOD HASFOR US.
  • 00:10:27.516 --> 00:10:29.819
  • FOR US.AND THAT DREAM, THAT PROMISE --
  • 00:10:29.819 --> 00:10:31.387
  • AND THAT DREAM, THAT PROMISE --I BELIEVE THAT GOD WILL WORK IT
  • 00:10:31.387 --> 00:10:34.223
  • I BELIEVE THAT GOD WILL WORK ITOUT, AS WE PURSUE HIM.
  • 00:10:34.223 --> 00:10:35.391
  • OUT, AS WE PURSUE HIM.AND I LOVE THE FACT THAT I GET
  • 00:10:35.391 --> 00:10:37.159
  • AND I LOVE THE FACT THAT I GETTO BE ON HERE AND HAVE A
  • 00:10:37.159 --> 00:10:40.096
  • TO BE ON HERE AND HAVE ACONVERSATION WITH YOUNG WOMEN
  • 00:10:40.096 --> 00:10:43.799
  • CONVERSATION WITH YOUNG WOMENAND WIVES WHO ARE PURSUING THAT
  • 00:10:43.799 --> 00:10:45.701
  • AND WIVES WHO ARE PURSUING THATPASSION THAT GOD PUT IN HIS
  • 00:10:45.701 --> 00:10:47.136
  • PASSION THAT GOD PUT IN HISHEART.
  • 00:10:47.136 --> 00:10:48.804
  • HEART.WE'RE DESIGNED TO FULFILL THAT
  • 00:10:48.804 --> 00:10:49.939
  • WE'RE DESIGNED TO FULFILL THATPASSION -- ESPECIALLY SOMEBODY
  • 00:10:49.939 --> 00:10:52.208
  • PASSION -- ESPECIALLY SOMEBODYLIKE MISS MELINDA DOOLITTLE.
  • 00:10:52.208 --> 00:10:53.642
  • LIKE MISS MELINDA DOOLITTLE.HAVE YOU HEARD HER?
  • 00:10:53.642 --> 00:10:54.710
  • HAVE YOU HEARD HER?I MEAN, SHE'S GOT SOME PASSION!
  • 00:10:54.710 --> 00:10:57.713
  • I MEAN, SHE'S GOT SOME PASSION!- MELINDA: I AM A VERY
  • 00:10:57.713 --> 00:10:58.814
  • - MELINDA: I AM A VERYPASSIONATE PERSON, AND YOUR
  • 00:10:58.814 --> 00:10:59.782
  • PASSIONATE PERSON, AND YOURSTORY, DR. ROBYN, IS SO
  • 00:10:59.782 --> 00:11:01.183
  • STORY, DR. ROBYN, IS SOPOWERFUL TO ME, BECAUSE IT GOES
  • 00:11:01.183 --> 00:11:03.686
  • POWERFUL TO ME, BECAUSE IT GOESBACK TO EARLIER IN THE WEEK
  • 00:11:03.686 --> 00:11:04.386
  • BACK TO EARLIER IN THE WEEKWHEN WE WERE TALKING ABOUT
  • 00:11:04.386 --> 00:11:05.654
  • WHEN WE WERE TALKING ABOUTGOD'S TIMING.
  • 00:11:05.654 --> 00:11:08.591
  • GOD'S TIMING.AND I THINK IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:11:08.591 --> 00:11:10.826
  • AND I THINK IT'S SO BEAUTIFULTHAT HE DOESN'T LET OUR PASSION
  • 00:11:10.826 --> 00:11:13.229
  • THAT HE DOESN'T LET OUR PASSIONGO TO WASTE, THAT YOU WERE
  • 00:11:13.229 --> 00:11:16.098
  • GO TO WASTE, THAT YOU WERESTILL ABLE TO PURSUE THAT
  • 00:11:16.098 --> 00:11:17.600
  • STILL ABLE TO PURSUE THATPASSION LATER IN LIFE, AND, IT
  • 00:11:17.600 --> 00:11:21.237
  • PASSION LATER IN LIFE, AND, ITPROBABLY HAS EVEN MORE WEIGHT,
  • 00:11:21.237 --> 00:11:22.538
  • PROBABLY HAS EVEN MORE WEIGHT,NOW, BECAUSE OF THE WAIT TO GET
  • 00:11:22.538 --> 00:11:25.341
  • NOW, BECAUSE OF THE WAIT TO GETTHERE.
  • 00:11:25.341 --> 00:11:28.043
  • THERE.YOU KNOW? AND SO, I THINK...I
  • 00:11:28.043 --> 00:11:28.978
  • YOU KNOW? AND SO, I THINK...ITHINK THAT THAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:11:28.978 --> 00:11:30.513
  • THINK THAT THAT'S SO BEAUTIFUL.AND, AS A SINGLE PERSON KIND OF
  • 00:11:30.513 --> 00:11:33.682
  • AND, AS A SINGLE PERSON KIND OFTRYING TO...FIGURE OUT HOW TO
  • 00:11:33.682 --> 00:11:36.919
  • TRYING TO...FIGURE OUT HOW TOHONESTLY LIVE LIFE WITH
  • 00:11:36.919 --> 00:11:38.454
  • HONESTLY LIVE LIFE WITHPURPOSE-- BECAUSE, SOMETIMES, I
  • 00:11:38.454 --> 00:11:39.655
  • PURPOSE-- BECAUSE, SOMETIMES, IDON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT MY PASSION
  • 00:11:39.655 --> 00:11:40.523
  • DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT MY PASSIONIS.
  • 00:11:40.523 --> 00:11:41.991
  • IS.I LIKE A LOT OF THINGS.
  • 00:11:41.991 --> 00:11:45.361
  • I LIKE A LOT OF THINGS.I JUST ENJOY DOING STUFF.
  • 00:11:45.361 --> 00:11:46.829
  • I JUST ENJOY DOING STUFF.AND I DON'T WANNA DO THINGS
  • 00:11:46.829 --> 00:11:48.664
  • AND I DON'T WANNA DO THINGSJUST FOR THE SAKE OF DOING IT,
  • 00:11:48.664 --> 00:11:49.498
  • JUST FOR THE SAKE OF DOING IT,YOU KNOW?
  • 00:11:49.498 --> 00:11:51.901
  • YOU KNOW?AND SO, I'VE...LITERALLY JUST
  • 00:11:51.901 --> 00:11:53.502
  • AND SO, I'VE...LITERALLY JUSTASKED THE LORD: OKAY, WHERE
  • 00:11:53.502 --> 00:11:54.570
  • ASKED THE LORD: OKAY, WHERECOULD I BE HELPFUL?
  • 00:11:54.570 --> 00:11:56.472
  • COULD I BE HELPFUL?AND I ENDED UP IN THE NURSERY
  • 00:11:56.472 --> 00:11:58.240
  • AND I ENDED UP IN THE NURSERYAT MY CHURCH, BECAUSE MOMS
  • 00:11:58.240 --> 00:12:01.043
  • AT MY CHURCH, BECAUSE MOMSNEEDS A BREAK.
  • 00:12:01.043 --> 00:12:02.111
  • NEEDS A BREAK.AND I'M LIKE: OH, I'M SINGLE!
  • 00:12:02.111 --> 00:12:04.980
  • AND I'M LIKE: OH, I'M SINGLE!I COULD JUST HOLD THEIR BABY
  • 00:12:04.980 --> 00:12:05.581
  • I COULD JUST HOLD THEIR BABYFOR A COUPLE HOURS AND THEN
  • 00:12:05.581 --> 00:12:07.616
  • FOR A COUPLE HOURS AND THENGIVE IT BACK.
  • 00:12:07.616 --> 00:12:08.250
  • GIVE IT BACK.- MANDISA: GIVE 'EM BACK!
  • 00:12:08.250 --> 00:12:09.018
  • - MANDISA: GIVE 'EM BACK![LAUGHTER]
  • 00:12:09.018 --> 00:12:10.219
  • [LAUGHTER]- MELINDA: GO AHEAD, NOW.
  • 00:12:10.219 --> 00:12:10.853
  • - MELINDA: GO AHEAD, NOW.YOU KNOW.
  • 00:12:10.853 --> 00:12:13.622
  • YOU KNOW.AND I WAS LIKE: THAT IS A
  • 00:12:13.622 --> 00:12:14.957
  • AND I WAS LIKE: THAT IS ABEAUTIFUL PURPOSE, WHILE I'M
  • 00:12:14.957 --> 00:12:16.225
  • BEAUTIFUL PURPOSE, WHILE I'MLOOKING FOR WHAT ELSE I MIGHT
  • 00:12:16.225 --> 00:12:17.927
  • LOOKING FOR WHAT ELSE I MIGHTBE DOING OR WHAT ELSE THE LORD
  • 00:12:17.927 --> 00:12:19.195
  • BE DOING OR WHAT ELSE THE LORDMIGHT HAVE FOR ME, WHAT OTHER
  • 00:12:19.195 --> 00:12:20.462
  • MIGHT HAVE FOR ME, WHAT OTHERPASSION HE MIGHT BRING UP IN
  • 00:12:20.462 --> 00:12:23.365
  • PASSION HE MIGHT BRING UP INME.
  • 00:12:23.365 --> 00:12:24.934
  • ME.THERE ARE PLACES THAT WE CAN
  • 00:12:24.934 --> 00:12:26.535
  • THERE ARE PLACES THAT WE CANPLANT OURSELVES, EVEN IN THE
  • 00:12:26.535 --> 00:12:29.471
  • PLANT OURSELVES, EVEN IN THEMEANTIME, TO REALLY BE AN ASSET
  • 00:12:29.471 --> 00:12:30.272
  • MEANTIME, TO REALLY BE AN ASSETTO THE CHURCH, TO OUR FRIENDS,
  • 00:12:30.272 --> 00:12:33.642
  • TO THE CHURCH, TO OUR FRIENDS,TO THE PEOPLE AROUND US.
  • 00:12:33.642 --> 00:12:37.046
  • TO THE PEOPLE AROUND US.I THINK THAT I'VE LEARNED SO
  • 00:12:37.046 --> 00:12:39.348
  • I THINK THAT I'VE LEARNED SOMUCH IN JUST THE HOLDING OF A
  • 00:12:39.348 --> 00:12:41.283
  • MUCH IN JUST THE HOLDING OF AMAMA'S BABY, YOU KNOW?
  • 00:12:41.283 --> 00:12:42.952
  • MAMA'S BABY, YOU KNOW?I HAD ONE MOM COME TO ME.
  • 00:12:42.952 --> 00:12:45.020
  • I HAD ONE MOM COME TO ME.THAT BABY CRIED THE ENTIRE TWO
  • 00:12:45.020 --> 00:12:46.622
  • THAT BABY CRIED THE ENTIRE TWOHOURS.
  • 00:12:46.622 --> 00:12:47.723
  • HOURS.AND SHE CAME TO ME, AFTERWARDS,
  • 00:12:47.723 --> 00:12:49.425
  • AND SHE CAME TO ME, AFTERWARDS,WITH TEARS IN HER EYES, AND SHE
  • 00:12:49.425 --> 00:12:50.526
  • WITH TEARS IN HER EYES, AND SHESAID, "THIS IS THE FIRST TWO
  • 00:12:50.526 --> 00:12:51.560
  • SAID, "THIS IS THE FIRST TWOHOURS OF SILENCE I'VE HAD IN 48
  • 00:12:51.560 --> 00:12:55.564
  • HOURS OF SILENCE I'VE HAD IN 48HOURS."
  • 00:12:55.564 --> 00:12:56.732
  • HOURS."AND I THOUGHT: OH!
  • 00:12:56.732 --> 00:12:59.201
  • AND I THOUGHT: OH!THANK YOU, LORD, THAT THAT'S
  • 00:12:59.201 --> 00:13:00.703
  • THANK YOU, LORD, THAT THAT'SWHAT I GET TO DO, AS A SINGLE
  • 00:13:00.703 --> 00:13:01.770
  • WHAT I GET TO DO, AS A SINGLEWOMAN -- TO PROVIDE JUST THAT
  • 00:13:01.770 --> 00:13:03.839
  • WOMAN -- TO PROVIDE JUST THATMOMENT OF RELIEF.
  • 00:13:03.839 --> 00:13:05.774
  • MOMENT OF RELIEF.AND I'M STILL GONNA GIVE THIS
  • 00:13:05.774 --> 00:13:07.309
  • AND I'M STILL GONNA GIVE THISCRYING BABY BACK TO YOU, BUT, I
  • 00:13:07.309 --> 00:13:09.545
  • CRYING BABY BACK TO YOU, BUT, IAM SO GRATEFUL THAT I WAS ABLE
  • 00:13:09.545 --> 00:13:11.780
  • AM SO GRATEFUL THAT I WAS ABLETO BE A PART OF THAT.
  • 00:13:11.780 --> 00:13:13.415
  • TO BE A PART OF THAT.AND I THINK, SOMETIMES, WHEN
  • 00:13:13.415 --> 00:13:15.651
  • AND I THINK, SOMETIMES, WHENWE'RE SEARCHING SO MUCH FOR
  • 00:13:15.651 --> 00:13:17.253
  • WE'RE SEARCHING SO MUCH FOR"WHAT IS MY TRUE PURPOSE?" WE
  • 00:13:17.253 --> 00:13:18.888
  • "WHAT IS MY TRUE PURPOSE?" WEMISS SOME THINGS ALONG THE WAY
  • 00:13:18.888 --> 00:13:20.689
  • MISS SOME THINGS ALONG THE WAYTHAT WE COULD BE DOING -- JUST
  • 00:13:20.689 --> 00:13:21.957
  • THAT WE COULD BE DOING -- JUSTSOME PRACTICAL THINGS THAT WE
  • 00:13:21.957 --> 00:13:25.060
  • SOME PRACTICAL THINGS THAT WECOULD BE USING OUR SINGLENESS
  • 00:13:25.060 --> 00:13:27.196
  • COULD BE USING OUR SINGLENESSFOR -- OR OUR MARRIAGE FOR.
  • 00:13:27.196 --> 00:13:28.264
  • FOR -- OR OUR MARRIAGE FOR.YOU KNOW? AND I'M...LOVING
  • 00:13:28.264 --> 00:13:31.100
  • YOU KNOW? AND I'M...LOVINGSEEING HOW THE MARRIED WOMEN ON
  • 00:13:31.100 --> 00:13:32.668
  • SEEING HOW THE MARRIED WOMEN ONTHIS PANEL ARE USING THEIR
  • 00:13:32.668 --> 00:13:35.337
  • THIS PANEL ARE USING THEIRMARRIAGE IN SUCH A BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:13:35.337 --> 00:13:36.839
  • MARRIAGE IN SUCH A BEAUTIFULWAY TO SPEAK TO OUR SINGLENESS.
  • 00:13:36.839 --> 00:13:41.143
  • WAY TO SPEAK TO OUR SINGLENESS.LIKE, EVEN IF THAT IS NOT WHAT
  • 00:13:41.143 --> 00:13:42.745
  • LIKE, EVEN IF THAT IS NOT WHATYOU THOUGHT YOUR PURPOSE WAS,
  • 00:13:42.745 --> 00:13:43.779
  • YOU THOUGHT YOUR PURPOSE WAS,IT HAS SPOKEN TO OUR SINGLENESS
  • 00:13:43.779 --> 00:13:46.415
  • IT HAS SPOKEN TO OUR SINGLENESS-- SO BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:13:46.415 --> 00:13:47.483
  • -- SO BEAUTIFUL.HAVILAH, YOU HAVE THIS AMAZING
  • 00:13:47.483 --> 00:13:50.152
  • HAVILAH, YOU HAVE THIS AMAZINGWAY OF SPEAKING TO US AND
  • 00:13:50.152 --> 00:13:52.721
  • WAY OF SPEAKING TO US ANDSHOWING US THE BEAUTY OF WHAT
  • 00:13:52.721 --> 00:13:53.856
  • SHOWING US THE BEAUTY OF WHATWE ARE IN AND THE BEAUTY OF
  • 00:13:53.856 --> 00:13:57.693
  • WE ARE IN AND THE BEAUTY OFWHAT IS POSSIBLE.
  • 00:13:57.693 --> 00:13:58.727
  • WHAT IS POSSIBLE.AND, I WONDER, LIKE, WITH YOUR
  • 00:13:58.727 --> 00:13:59.528
  • AND, I WONDER, LIKE, WITH YOURPURPOSE, LIKE, HOW DOES THAT
  • 00:13:59.528 --> 00:14:01.530
  • PURPOSE, LIKE, HOW DOES THATTIE IN FOR YOU?
  • 00:14:01.530 --> 00:14:02.932
  • TIE IN FOR YOU?- HAVILAH: EXCELLENT QUESTION.
  • 00:14:02.932 --> 00:14:03.565
  • - HAVILAH: EXCELLENT QUESTION.I LOVE THAT YOU HELD SOMEONE'S
  • 00:14:03.565 --> 00:14:04.166
  • I LOVE THAT YOU HELD SOMEONE'SBABY.
  • 00:14:04.166 --> 00:14:05.267
  • BABY.I'M TELLING YOU, AS A MOM OF
  • 00:14:05.267 --> 00:14:06.735
  • I'M TELLING YOU, AS A MOM OFFOUR LITTLES, THAT WOULD HAVE
  • 00:14:06.735 --> 00:14:07.736
  • FOUR LITTLES, THAT WOULD HAVEBEEN LIKE: GO INTO ALL THE
  • 00:14:07.736 --> 00:14:09.405
  • BEEN LIKE: GO INTO ALL THEEARTH, AND REACH AND MAKE
  • 00:14:09.405 --> 00:14:11.373
  • EARTH, AND REACH AND MAKEDISCIPLES.
  • 00:14:11.373 --> 00:14:12.074
  • DISCIPLES.THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DISCIPLING
  • 00:14:12.074 --> 00:14:13.509
  • THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DISCIPLINGME, AS A MOTHER --
  • 00:14:13.509 --> 00:14:14.076
  • ME, AS A MOTHER --HOLDING MY BABY.
  • 00:14:14.076 --> 00:14:16.478
  • HOLDING MY BABY.WHEN I FIRST MET BEN,
  • 00:14:16.478 --> 00:14:17.613
  • WHEN I FIRST MET BEN,I DIDN'T THINK THAT HE WOULD BE
  • 00:14:17.613 --> 00:14:19.181
  • I DIDN'T THINK THAT HE WOULD BEMY HUSBAND, AT ALL.
  • 00:14:19.181 --> 00:14:20.049
  • MY HUSBAND, AT ALL.IN FACT, I LIKED HIM AS A
  • 00:14:20.049 --> 00:14:21.517
  • IN FACT, I LIKED HIM AS APERSON, BUT I DID NOT SEE HIM
  • 00:14:21.517 --> 00:14:24.219
  • PERSON, BUT I DID NOT SEE HIMAS MY FUTURE SPOUSE.
  • 00:14:24.219 --> 00:14:27.156
  • AS MY FUTURE SPOUSE.YOU KNOW, I WAS A CHURCH GIRL.
  • 00:14:27.156 --> 00:14:28.857
  • YOU KNOW, I WAS A CHURCH GIRL.SO, THERE WAS A LOT OF STORY
  • 00:14:28.857 --> 00:14:29.925
  • SO, THERE WAS A LOT OF STORYBEHIND WHO YOU WERE GONNA MARRY
  • 00:14:29.925 --> 00:14:30.926
  • BEHIND WHO YOU WERE GONNA MARRYAND WHAT THAT PERSON WAS GONNA
  • 00:14:30.926 --> 00:14:32.962
  • AND WHAT THAT PERSON WAS GONNABE LIKE.
  • 00:14:32.962 --> 00:14:33.562
  • BE LIKE.AND I REMEMBER HIM AND I
  • 00:14:33.562 --> 00:14:35.431
  • AND I REMEMBER HIM AND IGETTING CLOSER AND CLOSER, AND
  • 00:14:35.431 --> 00:14:37.132
  • GETTING CLOSER AND CLOSER, ANDWE STARTED TO DATE, AND I'M
  • 00:14:37.132 --> 00:14:38.500
  • WE STARTED TO DATE, AND I'MLIKE: OKAY, GOD, IS THIS THE
  • 00:14:38.500 --> 00:14:39.068
  • LIKE: OKAY, GOD, IS THIS THERIGHT ONE FOR ME?
  • 00:14:39.068 --> 00:14:41.804
  • RIGHT ONE FOR ME?AND, I EVEN, AT ONE POINT,
  • 00:14:41.804 --> 00:14:43.005
  • AND, I EVEN, AT ONE POINT,BROKE UP WITH HIM.
  • 00:14:43.005 --> 00:14:43.806
  • BROKE UP WITH HIM.BECAUSE I SAID: "I'M CALLED TO
  • 00:14:43.806 --> 00:14:45.274
  • BECAUSE I SAID: "I'M CALLED TOGO TO THE NATIONS AND PREACH
  • 00:14:45.274 --> 00:14:46.575
  • GO TO THE NATIONS AND PREACHAND PROPHESY AND DO ALL THESE
  • 00:14:46.575 --> 00:14:47.209
  • AND PROPHESY AND DO ALL THESETHINGS, AND THAT'S NOT ON YOUR
  • 00:14:47.209 --> 00:14:49.645
  • THINGS, AND THAT'S NOT ON YOURLIFE.
  • 00:14:49.645 --> 00:14:50.646
  • LIFE.I MEAN, YOU PROBABLY HAVE
  • 00:14:50.646 --> 00:14:51.246
  • I MEAN, YOU PROBABLY HAVESOMETHING -- YOU'RE GONNA DO
  • 00:14:51.246 --> 00:14:52.214
  • SOMETHING -- YOU'RE GONNA DOSOMETHING FOR GOD.
  • 00:14:52.214 --> 00:14:53.115
  • SOMETHING FOR GOD.BUT I DON'T THINK I'M THE GIRL
  • 00:14:53.115 --> 00:14:54.216
  • BUT I DON'T THINK I'M THE GIRLFOR YOU, BECAUSE I'M GONNA GO
  • 00:14:54.216 --> 00:14:55.351
  • FOR YOU, BECAUSE I'M GONNA GODO THIS, AND IF YOU CAN'T SEE
  • 00:14:55.351 --> 00:14:57.152
  • DO THIS, AND IF YOU CAN'T SEEYOURSELF DOING THAT, THEN WE
  • 00:14:57.152 --> 00:14:58.587
  • YOURSELF DOING THAT, THEN WESHOULDN'T BE TOGETHER."
  • 00:14:58.587 --> 00:15:00.422
  • SHOULDN'T BE TOGETHER."I MEAN, I WAS ULTIMATUMS, HERE
  • 00:15:00.422 --> 00:15:00.923
  • I MEAN, I WAS ULTIMATUMS, HEREAND THERE.
  • 00:15:00.923 --> 00:15:01.623
  • AND THERE.I WAS NOT THE MOST MATURE
  • 00:15:01.623 --> 00:15:03.659
  • I WAS NOT THE MOST MATUREPERSON.
  • 00:15:03.659 --> 00:15:05.427
  • PERSON.BUT WHAT I FOUND WAS-- I CALLED
  • 00:15:05.427 --> 00:15:06.161
  • BUT WHAT I FOUND WAS-- I CALLEDMY SISTER UP, I SAID: "HOW DO I
  • 00:15:06.161 --> 00:15:07.363
  • MY SISTER UP, I SAID: "HOW DO IKNOW?
  • 00:15:07.363 --> 00:15:07.963
  • KNOW?LIKE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO,
  • 00:15:07.963 --> 00:15:09.264
  • LIKE, I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO,BECAUSE BEN ISN'T THE KIND OF
  • 00:15:09.264 --> 00:15:09.798
  • BECAUSE BEN ISN'T THE KIND OFGUY THAT I THOUGHT I WOULD
  • 00:15:09.798 --> 00:15:10.599
  • GUY THAT I THOUGHT I WOULDMARRY."
  • 00:15:10.599 --> 00:15:12.501
  • MARRY."AND I HAD DATED AND EVEN BEEN
  • 00:15:12.501 --> 00:15:14.503
  • AND I HAD DATED AND EVEN BEENPROPOSED TO TWICE BEFORE WITH
  • 00:15:14.503 --> 00:15:16.071
  • PROPOSED TO TWICE BEFORE WITHGUYS THAT HAD THAT CALLING!
  • 00:15:16.071 --> 00:15:17.306
  • GUYS THAT HAD THAT CALLING!AND, SHE SAID, "YOU KNOW,
  • 00:15:17.306 --> 00:15:19.241
  • AND, SHE SAID, "YOU KNOW,HAVILAH, TYPE-A GUYS ARE FUN TO
  • 00:15:19.241 --> 00:15:20.442
  • HAVILAH, TYPE-A GUYS ARE FUN TOWORK WITH, BUT THEY'RE NOT
  • 00:15:20.442 --> 00:15:23.045
  • WORK WITH, BUT THEY'RE NOTALWAYS FUN TO LIVE WITH."
  • 00:15:23.045 --> 00:15:24.246
  • ALWAYS FUN TO LIVE WITH."AND WHEN SHE SAID IT, IT WAS
  • 00:15:24.246 --> 00:15:25.247
  • AND WHEN SHE SAID IT, IT WASLIKE, ALL OF A SUDDEN -- THIS
  • 00:15:25.247 --> 00:15:26.115
  • LIKE, ALL OF A SUDDEN -- THISWAS FOR ME SPECIFICALLY -- I
  • 00:15:26.115 --> 00:15:28.417
  • WAS FOR ME SPECIFICALLY -- IREALIZED I WASN'T MARRYING
  • 00:15:28.417 --> 00:15:29.585
  • REALIZED I WASN'T MARRYINGSOMEBODY FOR THE MINISTRY; I
  • 00:15:29.585 --> 00:15:30.753
  • SOMEBODY FOR THE MINISTRY; IWAS MARRYING SOMEONE TO DO LIFE
  • 00:15:30.753 --> 00:15:32.388
  • WAS MARRYING SOMEONE TO DO LIFEWITH.
  • 00:15:32.388 --> 00:15:33.055
  • WITH.AND IT WAS LIKE: THE LIGHT WENT
  • 00:15:33.055 --> 00:15:34.490
  • AND IT WAS LIKE: THE LIGHT WENTON.
  • 00:15:34.490 --> 00:15:36.692
  • ON.AND I REALIZED: I'VE GOT TO BE
  • 00:15:36.692 --> 00:15:38.227
  • AND I REALIZED: I'VE GOT TO BELOOKING AT WHO I WANNA SPEND MY
  • 00:15:38.227 --> 00:15:38.861
  • LOOKING AT WHO I WANNA SPEND MYLIFE WITH -- NOT JUST SOMEBODY
  • 00:15:38.861 --> 00:15:41.130
  • LIFE WITH -- NOT JUST SOMEBODYTHAT IS ANOTHER NOTCH IN MY
  • 00:15:41.130 --> 00:15:42.464
  • THAT IS ANOTHER NOTCH IN MYBELT FOR, LIKE, ACHIEVEMENT AND
  • 00:15:42.464 --> 00:15:44.500
  • BELT FOR, LIKE, ACHIEVEMENT ANDSUCCESS AND PURPOSE.
  • 00:15:44.500 --> 00:15:46.301
  • SUCCESS AND PURPOSE.AND, ONE OF OUR PASTORS USED TO
  • 00:15:46.301 --> 00:15:47.636
  • AND, ONE OF OUR PASTORS USED TOSAY, "HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU
  • 00:15:47.636 --> 00:15:48.337
  • SAY, "HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUSHOULD MARRY SOMEBODY?"
  • 00:15:48.337 --> 00:15:49.304
  • SHOULD MARRY SOMEBODY?"HE GOES: "IT'S REALLY SIMPLE.
  • 00:15:49.304 --> 00:15:50.305
  • HE GOES: "IT'S REALLY SIMPLE.DO YOU LIKE THEM?
  • 00:15:50.305 --> 00:15:51.306
  • DO YOU LIKE THEM?DO YOU ENJOY THEM?
  • 00:15:51.306 --> 00:15:52.041
  • DO YOU ENJOY THEM?YES.
  • 00:15:52.041 --> 00:15:53.776
  • YES.DO THEY LOVE GOD?
  • 00:15:53.776 --> 00:15:54.676
  • DO THEY LOVE GOD?YES.
  • 00:15:54.676 --> 00:15:55.277
  • YES.WILL YOU ALWAYS BE SECOND IN
  • 00:15:55.277 --> 00:15:55.878
  • WILL YOU ALWAYS BE SECOND INTHEIR LIFE?
  • 00:15:55.878 --> 00:15:57.079
  • THEIR LIFE?ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:15:57.079 --> 00:15:57.946
  • ABSOLUTELY.AND, THEN, LASTLY, ARE YOU
  • 00:15:57.946 --> 00:15:59.014
  • AND, THEN, LASTLY, ARE YOUATTRACTED TO THEM?
  • 00:15:59.014 --> 00:15:59.848
  • ATTRACTED TO THEM?BECAUSE YOU'RE GONNA HAVE TO
  • 00:15:59.848 --> 00:16:01.283
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE GONNA HAVE TOLOOK AT THEM A LOT AND BE WITH
  • 00:16:01.283 --> 00:16:03.318
  • LOOK AT THEM A LOT AND BE WITHTHEM A LOT.
  • 00:16:03.318 --> 00:16:04.853
  • THEM A LOT.AND SO, IF THOSE ARE THE THREE
  • 00:16:04.853 --> 00:16:06.522
  • AND SO, IF THOSE ARE THE THREETHINGS, AND THOSE ARE ALL GOOD,
  • 00:16:06.522 --> 00:16:07.790
  • THINGS, AND THOSE ARE ALL GOOD,THEN, YOU KNOW, I WOULD PURSUE
  • 00:16:07.790 --> 00:16:08.490
  • THEN, YOU KNOW, I WOULD PURSUEMARRIAGE."
  • 00:16:08.490 --> 00:16:09.391
  • MARRIAGE."AND IT WASN'T THAT HE WAS
  • 00:16:09.391 --> 00:16:10.325
  • AND IT WASN'T THAT HE WASOVERSIMPLIFYING SOMETHING THAT
  • 00:16:10.325 --> 00:16:12.528
  • OVERSIMPLIFYING SOMETHING THATWE SHOULD BE ALIVE IN AND
  • 00:16:12.528 --> 00:16:13.996
  • WE SHOULD BE ALIVE IN ANDAWARE.
  • 00:16:13.996 --> 00:16:15.230
  • AWARE.BUT, I THINK, SOMETIMES, WE
  • 00:16:15.230 --> 00:16:17.032
  • BUT, I THINK, SOMETIMES, WEJUST GET SO FIXATED ON THE
  • 00:16:17.032 --> 00:16:18.367
  • JUST GET SO FIXATED ON THEPERFECT PICTURE IN OUR HEARTS
  • 00:16:18.367 --> 00:16:20.302
  • PERFECT PICTURE IN OUR HEARTSAND LIVES.
  • 00:16:20.302 --> 00:16:22.971
  • AND LIVES.AND SO, I WOULD SAY: LIVE WITH
  • 00:16:22.971 --> 00:16:23.505
  • AND SO, I WOULD SAY: LIVE WITHPURPOSE.
  • 00:16:23.505 --> 00:16:24.273
  • PURPOSE.DON'T GET CAUGHT UP IN THE
  • 00:16:24.273 --> 00:16:25.674
  • DON'T GET CAUGHT UP IN THEPICTURE OF SOMEBODY THAT
  • 00:16:25.674 --> 00:16:26.708
  • PICTURE OF SOMEBODY THATIT NEEDS TO BE A CERTAIN WAY.
  • 00:16:26.708 --> 00:16:29.011
  • IT NEEDS TO BE A CERTAIN WAY.AND IF GOD BRINGS SOMEBODY
  • 00:16:29.011 --> 00:16:29.511
  • AND IF GOD BRINGS SOMEBODYALONG, REALIZE IT'S AN
  • 00:16:29.511 --> 00:16:30.946
  • ALONG, REALIZE IT'S ANEARTHLY SPOUSE.
  • 00:16:30.946 --> 00:16:31.914
  • EARTHLY SPOUSE.IT'S NOT A HEAVENLY SPOUSE.
  • 00:16:31.914 --> 00:16:32.948
  • IT'S NOT A HEAVENLY SPOUSE.YOU WILL GET MARRIED TO THE
  • 00:16:32.948 --> 00:16:33.615
  • YOU WILL GET MARRIED TO THEPERFECT HEAVENLY FATHER.
  • 00:16:33.615 --> 00:16:34.850
  • PERFECT HEAVENLY FATHER.HE'S YOUR HUSBAND.
  • 00:16:34.850 --> 00:16:35.884
  • HE'S YOUR HUSBAND.HE'S AWESOME.
  • 00:16:35.884 --> 00:16:37.186
  • HE'S AWESOME.HE DOES IT ALL, RIGHT.
  • 00:16:37.186 --> 00:16:39.588
  • HE DOES IT ALL, RIGHT.YOUR SPOUSE IS SOMEBODY THAT
  • 00:16:39.588 --> 00:16:41.790
  • YOUR SPOUSE IS SOMEBODY THATYOU LIVE WITH AND LOVE AND YOU
  • 00:16:41.790 --> 00:16:43.025
  • YOU LIVE WITH AND LOVE AND YOUSERVE AND YOU BUILD A LIFE
  • 00:16:43.025 --> 00:16:44.660
  • SERVE AND YOU BUILD A LIFEWITH, BUT, YOU ARE MORE THAN
  • 00:16:44.660 --> 00:16:45.661
  • WITH, BUT, YOU ARE MORE THANTHAT.
  • 00:16:45.661 --> 00:16:46.728
  • THAT.AND YOU ARE MORE THAN WHAT YOU
  • 00:16:46.728 --> 00:16:48.130
  • AND YOU ARE MORE THAN WHAT YOUHAVE NEXT TO YOU, IN BED.
  • 00:16:48.130 --> 00:16:49.665
  • HAVE NEXT TO YOU, IN BED.AND SO, REALLY, I THINK LIVING
  • 00:16:49.665 --> 00:16:51.300
  • AND SO, REALLY, I THINK LIVINGON PURPOSE IS MOSTLY ABOUT
  • 00:16:51.300 --> 00:16:53.168
  • ON PURPOSE IS MOSTLY ABOUTLIVING OUT THAT STORY --
  • 00:16:53.168 --> 00:16:55.370
  • LIVING OUT THAT STORY --WHETHER IT'S MARRIED OR NOT
  • 00:16:55.370 --> 00:16:56.171
  • WHETHER IT'S MARRIED OR NOTMARRIED.
  • 00:16:56.171 --> 00:16:57.573
  • MARRIED.SO, LIKE I SAID, IF YOU THINK
  • 00:16:57.573 --> 00:16:58.574
  • SO, LIKE I SAID, IF YOU THINKTHEY'RE CUTE, THEY LOVE GOD,
  • 00:16:58.574 --> 00:16:59.475
  • THEY'RE CUTE, THEY LOVE GOD,AND YOU ENJOY EACH OTHER,
  • 00:16:59.475 --> 00:17:00.609
  • AND YOU ENJOY EACH OTHER,CONSIDER MOVING INTO THE NEXT
  • 00:17:00.609 --> 00:17:03.645
  • CONSIDER MOVING INTO THE NEXTSEASON OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP.
  • 00:17:03.645 --> 00:17:04.246
  • SEASON OF YOUR RELATIONSHIP.- JANICE: THAT IS SO GOOD,
  • 00:17:04.246 --> 00:17:05.981
  • - JANICE: THAT IS SO GOOD,HAVILAH.
  • 00:17:05.981 --> 00:17:06.582
  • HAVILAH.I'M NOT QUITE OVER WHAT YOU
  • 00:17:06.582 --> 00:17:07.516
  • I'M NOT QUITE OVER WHAT YOUSAID.
  • 00:17:07.516 --> 00:17:08.150
  • SAID.I'M STILL LAUGHING IN MY HEART
  • 00:17:08.150 --> 00:17:09.151
  • I'M STILL LAUGHING IN MY HEARTAT THIS.
  • 00:17:09.151 --> 00:17:09.685
  • AT THIS.- HAVILAH: (LAUGHING) I'M
  • 00:17:09.685 --> 00:17:10.953
  • - HAVILAH: (LAUGHING) I'MSORRY.
  • 00:17:10.953 --> 00:17:11.620
  • SORRY.- JANICE: YOU KNOW, THEY DON'T
  • 00:17:11.620 --> 00:17:12.154
  • - JANICE: YOU KNOW, THEY DON'TNEED ALL THAT LAUGHTER.
  • 00:17:12.154 --> 00:17:12.754
  • NEED ALL THAT LAUGHTER.- HAVILAH: I FEEL LIKE YOU
  • 00:17:12.754 --> 00:17:13.222
  • - HAVILAH: I FEEL LIKE YOUGUYS CAN HANDLE IT.
  • 00:17:13.222 --> 00:17:13.822
  • GUYS CAN HANDLE IT.- JANICE: WE CAN HANDLE IT.
  • 00:17:13.822 --> 00:17:14.490
  • - JANICE: WE CAN HANDLE IT.- HAVILAH: I FEEL LIKE YOU CAN
  • 00:17:14.490 --> 00:17:14.790
  • - HAVILAH: I FEEL LIKE YOU CANHANDLE IT.
  • 00:17:14.790 --> 00:17:15.424
  • HANDLE IT.- JANICE: I MEAN, I'VE TUCKED
  • 00:17:15.424 --> 00:17:16.024
  • - JANICE: I MEAN, I'VE TUCKEDIT AWAY, AND, LATER ON, I'M
  • 00:17:16.024 --> 00:17:16.692
  • IT AWAY, AND, LATER ON, I'MGONNA PULL IT OUT AND I'M GONNA
  • 00:17:16.692 --> 00:17:17.860
  • GONNA PULL IT OUT AND I'M GONNALAUGH AGAIN.
  • 00:17:17.860 --> 00:17:18.427
  • LAUGH AGAIN.- MANDISA: YEAH, YEAH.
  • 00:17:18.427 --> 00:17:20.028
  • - MANDISA: YEAH, YEAH.- JANICE: BUT, I TOTALLY AGREE
  • 00:17:20.028 --> 00:17:21.130
  • - JANICE: BUT, I TOTALLY AGREEWITH YOU.
  • 00:17:21.130 --> 00:17:22.431
  • WITH YOU.IT REALLY IS ABOUT LIVING ON
  • 00:17:22.431 --> 00:17:23.365
  • IT REALLY IS ABOUT LIVING ONPURPOSE.
  • 00:17:23.365 --> 00:17:25.234
  • PURPOSE.AND, IT'S ONE OF THOSE
  • 00:17:25.234 --> 00:17:26.768
  • AND, IT'S ONE OF THOSETHINGS -- DR. ROBYN HAS SAID
  • 00:17:26.768 --> 00:17:28.270
  • THINGS -- DR. ROBYN HAS SAIDIT; IT'S ABOUT BEING IN THE
  • 00:17:28.270 --> 00:17:30.005
  • IT; IT'S ABOUT BEING IN THESEASON, AND YOUR MISSION
  • 00:17:30.005 --> 00:17:31.707
  • SEASON, AND YOUR MISSIONCREATING MOVEMENT, AND YOUR
  • 00:17:31.707 --> 00:17:33.809
  • CREATING MOVEMENT, AND YOURPURPOSE CREATING POWER.
  • 00:17:33.809 --> 00:17:35.711
  • PURPOSE CREATING POWER.AND, THAT'S REALLY WHAT THIS IS
  • 00:17:35.711 --> 00:17:36.278
  • AND, THAT'S REALLY WHAT THIS ISABOUT.
  • 00:17:36.278 --> 00:17:37.646
  • ABOUT.NO MATTER WHAT SEASON YOU'RE
  • 00:17:37.646 --> 00:17:39.414
  • NO MATTER WHAT SEASON YOU'REIN, IT'S ABOUT DOING THOSE
  • 00:17:39.414 --> 00:17:41.683
  • IN, IT'S ABOUT DOING THOSETHINGS -- AND, IT ALWAYS COME
  • 00:17:41.683 --> 00:17:43.652
  • THINGS -- AND, IT ALWAYS COMEBACK TO THIS, FOR ME -- DOING
  • 00:17:43.652 --> 00:17:45.220
  • BACK TO THIS, FOR ME -- DOINGTHOSE THINGS THAT WE KNOW WE
  • 00:17:45.220 --> 00:17:47.389
  • THOSE THINGS THAT WE KNOW WESHOULD DO.
  • 00:17:47.389 --> 00:17:49.224
  • SHOULD DO.FOR ME, THEY'RE STUDYING THE
  • 00:17:49.224 --> 00:17:50.526
  • FOR ME, THEY'RE STUDYING THEWORD, WORSHIPPING, AND PRAYING,
  • 00:17:50.526 --> 00:17:52.261
  • WORD, WORSHIPPING, AND PRAYING,THOSE THINGS THAT CULTIVATE A
  • 00:17:52.261 --> 00:17:54.329
  • THOSE THINGS THAT CULTIVATE ARELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD SO
  • 00:17:54.329 --> 00:17:56.365
  • RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD SOTHAT YOU KNOW WHAT HE'S CALLING
  • 00:17:56.365 --> 00:17:57.866
  • THAT YOU KNOW WHAT HE'S CALLINGTO.
  • 00:17:57.866 --> 00:17:58.500
  • TO.YOU KNOW WHAT THAT PURPOSE IS.
  • 00:17:58.500 --> 00:17:59.868
  • YOU KNOW WHAT THAT PURPOSE IS.YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MISSION IS
  • 00:17:59.868 --> 00:18:00.969
  • YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MISSION ISIN THIS MOMENT.
  • 00:18:00.969 --> 00:18:03.972
  • IN THIS MOMENT.AND, IT'S JUST LIKE: WHAT ARE
  • 00:18:03.972 --> 00:18:05.107
  • AND, IT'S JUST LIKE: WHAT ARETHOSE, YOU KNOW, NUTS AND BOLTS
  • 00:18:05.107 --> 00:18:06.408
  • THOSE, YOU KNOW, NUTS AND BOLTSOF "HOW DO I GET INTO THE
  • 00:18:06.408 --> 00:18:07.009
  • OF "HOW DO I GET INTO THEPRESENCE OF THE LORD TO EVEN
  • 00:18:07.009 --> 00:18:08.510
  • PRESENCE OF THE LORD TO EVENKNOW WHAT THAT IS?"
  • 00:18:08.510 --> 00:18:09.778
  • KNOW WHAT THAT IS?"WELL, IT'S THE THINGS WE'VE
  • 00:18:09.778 --> 00:18:11.146
  • WELL, IT'S THE THINGS WE'VEHEARD OF: STUDYING THE WORD,
  • 00:18:11.146 --> 00:18:13.782
  • HEARD OF: STUDYING THE WORD,PRAYING, AND WORSHIPING, GOING
  • 00:18:13.782 --> 00:18:15.250
  • PRAYING, AND WORSHIPING, GOINGBEFORE THE LORD'S FEET, AND
  • 00:18:15.250 --> 00:18:16.919
  • BEFORE THE LORD'S FEET, ANDBEING IN RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM,
  • 00:18:16.919 --> 00:18:18.887
  • BEING IN RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM,SO THAT, NO MATTER WHAT, YOU
  • 00:18:18.887 --> 00:18:21.657
  • SO THAT, NO MATTER WHAT, YOUCAN PIVOT, BASED ON WHAT HE
  • 00:18:21.657 --> 00:18:22.291
  • CAN PIVOT, BASED ON WHAT HESAYS; IF IT'S IN THE SEASON OF
  • 00:18:22.291 --> 00:18:22.958
  • SAYS; IF IT'S IN THE SEASON OFBEING SINGLE THAT YOU'RE LIVING
  • 00:18:22.958 --> 00:18:23.625
  • BEING SINGLE THAT YOU'RE LIVINGTHAT SINGLE LIFE -- WITH
  • 00:18:23.625 --> 00:18:26.328
  • THAT SINGLE LIFE -- WITHPURPOSE, UNASHAMED, AND
  • 00:18:26.328 --> 00:18:30.365
  • PURPOSE, UNASHAMED, ANDUNHINDERED; AND THEN, WHETHER
  • 00:18:30.365 --> 00:18:31.733
  • UNHINDERED; AND THEN, WHETHERYOU'RE MARRIED OR NOT.
  • 00:18:31.733 --> 00:18:32.968
  • YOU'RE MARRIED OR NOT.I MEAN, IF YOU ARE MARRIED,
  • 00:18:32.968 --> 00:18:34.903
  • I MEAN, IF YOU ARE MARRIED,THEN IT'S MOVING IN THAT, AND
  • 00:18:34.903 --> 00:18:36.071
  • THEN IT'S MOVING IN THAT, ANDTHAT'S GOING TO BE TIED TO YOUR
  • 00:18:36.071 --> 00:18:36.972
  • THAT'S GOING TO BE TIED TO YOURHUSBAND.
  • 00:18:36.972 --> 00:18:38.574
  • HUSBAND.YOU KNOW, LIKE HAVILAH SAID,
  • 00:18:38.574 --> 00:18:40.309
  • YOU KNOW, LIKE HAVILAH SAID,THIS IS AN EARTHLY TIE.
  • 00:18:40.309 --> 00:18:41.944
  • THIS IS AN EARTHLY TIE.SO, THERE ARE THINGS THAT
  • 00:18:41.944 --> 00:18:43.979
  • SO, THERE ARE THINGS THATHAVILAH AND I AND DR. ROBYN
  • 00:18:43.979 --> 00:18:45.747
  • HAVILAH AND I AND DR. ROBYNHAVE TO CONSIDER WHEN IT COMES
  • 00:18:45.747 --> 00:18:47.316
  • HAVE TO CONSIDER WHEN IT COMESTIME TO HOP ON A PLANE, OR GO
  • 00:18:47.316 --> 00:18:49.518
  • TIME TO HOP ON A PLANE, OR GOTEACH, OR GO SING.
  • 00:18:49.518 --> 00:18:51.486
  • TEACH, OR GO SING.IT'S LIKE: OKAY, NOW, WE'RE
  • 00:18:51.486 --> 00:18:52.421
  • IT'S LIKE: OKAY, NOW, WE'REGONNA NEED A EXTRA ROOM.
  • 00:18:52.421 --> 00:18:54.289
  • GONNA NEED A EXTRA ROOM.AND THAT'S JUST FOR SOMEBODY TO
  • 00:18:54.289 --> 00:18:55.457
  • AND THAT'S JUST FOR SOMEBODY TOCOME AND WATCH THESE BABIES.
  • 00:18:55.457 --> 00:18:56.024
  • COME AND WATCH THESE BABIES.YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYIN'?
  • 00:18:56.024 --> 00:18:57.826
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYIN'?AND, IT'S A BLESSING AND
  • 00:18:57.826 --> 00:19:00.596
  • AND, IT'S A BLESSING ANDSOMETHING TO CONSIDER.
  • 00:19:00.596 --> 00:19:01.296
  • SOMETHING TO CONSIDER.BUT IT'S STILL ALL ABOUT THAT
  • 00:19:01.296 --> 00:19:02.698
  • BUT IT'S STILL ALL ABOUT THATI CAN'T EVEN DO THAT, AS A
  • 00:19:02.698 --> 00:19:03.699
  • I CAN'T EVEN DO THAT, AS AMARRIED WOMAN, UNLESS I KNOW
  • 00:19:03.699 --> 00:19:04.666
  • MARRIED WOMAN, UNLESS I KNOWTHAT THE LORD HAS SAID: THIS IS
  • 00:19:04.666 --> 00:19:06.435
  • THAT THE LORD HAS SAID: THIS ISTHE PURPOSE I HAVE FOR YOU.
  • 00:19:06.435 --> 00:19:09.137
  • THE PURPOSE I HAVE FOR YOU.'CAUSE, TRUST ME, LUGGING
  • 00:19:09.137 --> 00:19:10.539
  • 'CAUSE, TRUST ME, LUGGINGA 3-1/2-YEAR-OLD AND A
  • 00:19:10.539 --> 00:19:11.807
  • A 3-1/2-YEAR-OLD AND A10-MONTH-OLD IS NOT FUN, IF THE
  • 00:19:11.807 --> 00:19:13.742
  • 10-MONTH-OLD IS NOT FUN, IF THELORD HAS NOT TOLD YOU TO DO IT.
  • 00:19:13.742 --> 00:19:14.343
  • LORD HAS NOT TOLD YOU TO DO IT.- HAVILAH: (LAUGHING) IT'S
  • 00:19:14.343 --> 00:19:16.878
  • - HAVILAH: (LAUGHING) IT'SNOT.
  • 00:19:16.878 --> 00:19:17.446
  • NOT.- JANICE: IT'S LIKE: NO!
  • 00:19:17.446 --> 00:19:18.347
  • - JANICE: IT'S LIKE: NO!YOU SIT DOWN, YOU RELAX.
  • 00:19:18.347 --> 00:19:19.014
  • YOU SIT DOWN, YOU RELAX.[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:19.014 --> 00:19:19.648
  • [LAUGHTER]BUT WHEN YOU DO KNOW WHAT HE'S
  • 00:19:19.648 --> 00:19:20.482
  • BUT WHEN YOU DO KNOW WHAT HE'SCALLED YOU TO DO, THAT'S HOW
  • 00:19:20.482 --> 00:19:22.017
  • CALLED YOU TO DO, THAT'S HOWYOU KNOW HOW TO MOVE.
  • 00:19:22.017 --> 00:19:23.919
  • YOU KNOW HOW TO MOVE.AND SO, FOR ANYBODY WATCHING, I
  • 00:19:23.919 --> 00:19:26.121
  • AND SO, FOR ANYBODY WATCHING, IWOULD JUST ENCOURAGE YOU TO
  • 00:19:26.121 --> 00:19:27.522
  • WOULD JUST ENCOURAGE YOU TOFOCUS ON THOSE WAYS OF
  • 00:19:27.522 --> 00:19:28.824
  • FOCUS ON THOSE WAYS OFCULTIVATING RELATIONSHIP WITH
  • 00:19:28.824 --> 00:19:29.791
  • CULTIVATING RELATIONSHIP WITHTHE LORD.
  • 00:19:29.791 --> 00:19:31.159
  • THE LORD.BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT'S GOING TO
  • 00:19:31.159 --> 00:19:32.828
  • BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT'S GOING TOHIGHLIGHT FOR YOU YOUR PURPOSE
  • 00:19:32.828 --> 00:19:34.296
  • HIGHLIGHT FOR YOU YOUR PURPOSEAND YOUR MISSION, AND GIVE YOU
  • 00:19:34.296 --> 00:19:35.831
  • AND YOUR MISSION, AND GIVE YOUTHAT MOVEMENT, GIVE YOU THAT
  • 00:19:35.831 --> 00:19:37.933
  • THAT MOVEMENT, GIVE YOU THATPOWER TO BE MOVING, ON PURPOSE,
  • 00:19:37.933 --> 00:19:40.302
  • POWER TO BE MOVING, ON PURPOSE,FOR THE LORD.
  • 00:19:40.302 --> 00:19:41.803
  • FOR THE LORD.- DR. ROBYN: WE ARE GONNA LIVE
  • 00:19:41.803 --> 00:19:43.372
  • - DR. ROBYN: WE ARE GONNA LIVEFOREVER, BUT THE POINT IS IS
  • 00:19:43.372 --> 00:19:46.141
  • FOREVER, BUT THE POINT IS ISTHAT, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:19:46.141 --> 00:19:47.943
  • THAT, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW,WE'VE BEEN CALLED TO LEAVE A
  • 00:19:47.943 --> 00:19:50.312
  • WE'VE BEEN CALLED TO LEAVE ALEGACY.
  • 00:19:50.312 --> 00:19:52.214
  • LEGACY.WE'VE BEEN CALLED TO MAKE A
  • 00:19:52.214 --> 00:19:53.615
  • WE'VE BEEN CALLED TO MAKE ADIFFERENCE.
  • 00:19:53.615 --> 00:19:55.050
  • DIFFERENCE.WE'VE BEEN CALLED.
  • 00:19:55.050 --> 00:19:56.585
  • WE'VE BEEN CALLED.JESUS SAID THAT WHEN WE BECOME
  • 00:19:56.585 --> 00:19:57.786
  • JESUS SAID THAT WHEN WE BECOMECHRISTIANS, WE'RE SUPPOSED TO
  • 00:19:57.786 --> 00:19:59.354
  • CHRISTIANS, WE'RE SUPPOSED TOPICK UP OUR CROSS -- RIGHT? --
  • 00:19:59.354 --> 00:20:01.890
  • PICK UP OUR CROSS -- RIGHT? --AND FOLLOW HIM.
  • 00:20:01.890 --> 00:20:04.026
  • AND FOLLOW HIM.SO, THIS EARTHLY LIFE IS ABOUT
  • 00:20:04.026 --> 00:20:06.528
  • SO, THIS EARTHLY LIFE IS ABOUTMAKING A DIFFERENCE AND LEAVING
  • 00:20:06.528 --> 00:20:08.630
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND LEAVINGA MARK.
  • 00:20:08.630 --> 00:20:09.965
  • A MARK.AND, I LOVE TO THINK ABOUT THE
  • 00:20:09.965 --> 00:20:12.768
  • AND, I LOVE TO THINK ABOUT THEFACT THAT OUR HAND IS A ONE...
  • 00:20:12.768 --> 00:20:15.470
  • FACT THAT OUR HAND IS A ONE...OF A KIND, RIGHT?
  • 00:20:15.470 --> 00:20:16.104
  • OF A KIND, RIGHT?WE ARE THE MASTERPIECE.
  • 00:20:16.104 --> 00:20:18.140
  • WE ARE THE MASTERPIECE.HIS MASTERPIECE.
  • 00:20:18.140 --> 00:20:21.109
  • HIS MASTERPIECE.AND WE'VE GOT THIS IMPRINT,
  • 00:20:21.109 --> 00:20:23.145
  • AND WE'VE GOT THIS IMPRINT,THIS FINGERPRINT THAT CAN LEAVE
  • 00:20:23.145 --> 00:20:25.347
  • THIS FINGERPRINT THAT CAN LEAVEAN IMPRINT THAT ONLY WE CAN
  • 00:20:25.347 --> 00:20:27.783
  • AN IMPRINT THAT ONLY WE CANLEAVE.
  • 00:20:27.783 --> 00:20:30.819
  • LEAVE.SO, GOD HAS A SPECIFIC PURPOSE
  • 00:20:30.819 --> 00:20:34.890
  • SO, GOD HAS A SPECIFIC PURPOSEFOR US TO LEAVE THIS IMPRINT ON
  • 00:20:34.890 --> 00:20:37.859
  • FOR US TO LEAVE THIS IMPRINT ONMANKIND THAT ONLY WE WERE MEANT
  • 00:20:37.859 --> 00:20:39.594
  • MANKIND THAT ONLY WE WERE MEANTTO LEAVE.
  • 00:20:39.594 --> 00:20:41.530
  • TO LEAVE.SO, I AM SO EXCITED TO KNOW
  • 00:20:41.530 --> 00:20:43.598
  • SO, I AM SO EXCITED TO KNOWTHAT GOD HAS A PURPOSE FOR ME,
  • 00:20:43.598 --> 00:20:44.366
  • THAT GOD HAS A PURPOSE FOR ME,AND HE HAS A PURPOSE FOR
  • 00:20:44.366 --> 00:20:45.767
  • AND HE HAS A PURPOSE FOREVERYONE WATCHING, WHETHER
  • 00:20:45.767 --> 00:20:48.337
  • EVERYONE WATCHING, WHETHERSINGLE OR MARRIED.
  • 00:20:48.337 --> 00:20:50.639
  • SINGLE OR MARRIED.MANDISA, DON'T YOU AGREE?
  • 00:20:50.639 --> 00:20:52.641
  • MANDISA, DON'T YOU AGREE?- MANDISA: YEAH...I THINK
  • 00:20:52.641 --> 00:20:54.676
  • - MANDISA: YEAH...I THINKTHAT'S WHAT IT'S ABOUT: LIVING
  • 00:20:54.676 --> 00:20:56.011
  • THAT'S WHAT IT'S ABOUT: LIVINGWITH PURPOSE, TO GLORIFY GOD,
  • 00:20:56.011 --> 00:20:58.347
  • WITH PURPOSE, TO GLORIFY GOD,IN ALL THAT WE ARE DOING,
  • 00:20:58.347 --> 00:20:59.614
  • IN ALL THAT WE ARE DOING,WHETHER SINGLE OR MARRIED.
  • 00:20:59.614 --> 00:21:01.149
  • WHETHER SINGLE OR MARRIED.AND, ONE OF THE SCRIPTURES
  • 00:21:01.149 --> 00:21:03.685
  • AND, ONE OF THE SCRIPTURESTHAT'S REALLY MEANT A LOT TO
  • 00:21:03.685 --> 00:21:06.588
  • THAT'S REALLY MEANT A LOT TOME, IN THIS COVID SEASON THAT
  • 00:21:06.588 --> 00:21:08.423
  • ME, IN THIS COVID SEASON THATI'M IN, IS ISAIAH 54.
  • 00:21:08.423 --> 00:21:10.359
  • I'M IN, IS ISAIAH 54.IN VERSES 4 THROUGH 5, IT SAYS:
  • 00:21:10.359 --> 00:21:11.993
  • IN VERSES 4 THROUGH 5, IT SAYS:DO NOT BE AFRAID; YOU WILL NOT
  • 00:21:11.993 --> 00:21:13.829
  • DO NOT BE AFRAID; YOU WILL NOTBE PUT TO SHAME.
  • 00:21:13.829 --> 00:21:15.497
  • BE PUT TO SHAME.DO NOT FEAR DISGRACE; YOU WILL
  • 00:21:15.497 --> 00:21:17.232
  • DO NOT FEAR DISGRACE; YOU WILLNOT BE HUMILIATED.
  • 00:21:17.232 --> 00:21:19.301
  • NOT BE HUMILIATED.YOU WILL FORGET THE SHAME OF
  • 00:21:19.301 --> 00:21:20.469
  • YOU WILL FORGET THE SHAME OFYOUR YOUTH AND REMEMBER NO MORE
  • 00:21:20.469 --> 00:21:22.604
  • YOUR YOUTH AND REMEMBER NO MORETHE REPROACH OF YOUR
  • 00:21:22.604 --> 00:21:24.706
  • THE REPROACH OF YOURWIDOWHOOD."
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  • WIDOWHOOD."VERSE 5 IS MY FAVORITE: "FOR
  • 00:21:25.874 --> 00:21:26.775
  • VERSE 5 IS MY FAVORITE: "FORYOUR MAKER IS YOUR HUSBAND --
  • 00:21:26.775 --> 00:21:30.112
  • YOUR MAKER IS YOUR HUSBAND --THE LORD ALMIGHTY IS HIS
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  • THE LORD ALMIGHTY IS HISNAME -- THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL
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  • NAME -- THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAELIS YOUR REDEEMER..."
  • 00:21:35.317 --> 00:21:36.017
  • IS YOUR REDEEMER..."SINGLE LADIES: OUR MAKER IS OUR
  • 00:21:36.017 --> 00:21:38.687
  • SINGLE LADIES: OUR MAKER IS OURHUSBAND.
  • 00:21:38.687 --> 00:21:40.188
  • HUSBAND.AND WHEN WE FEEL LONELY, WHEN
  • 00:21:40.188 --> 00:21:40.789
  • AND WHEN WE FEEL LONELY, WHENWE FEEL LIKE, "WHAT'S WRONG
  • 00:21:40.789 --> 00:21:41.857
  • WE FEEL LIKE, "WHAT'S WRONGWITH ME?" "WHY DOES THIS PERSON
  • 00:21:41.857 --> 00:21:43.358
  • WITH ME?" "WHY DOES THIS PERSONHAVE THE HUSBAND?" OR "I
  • 00:21:43.358 --> 00:21:45.527
  • HAVE THE HUSBAND?" OR "IDON'T," I WANT US TO CLING TO
  • 00:21:45.527 --> 00:21:47.329
  • DON'T," I WANT US TO CLING TOTHE TRUTH THAT WE ARE MARRIED
  • 00:21:47.329 --> 00:21:50.432
  • THE TRUTH THAT WE ARE MARRIEDTO OUR MAKER.
  • 00:21:50.432 --> 00:21:51.900
  • TO OUR MAKER.I'M STARTING TO TELL MY
  • 00:21:51.900 --> 00:21:53.068
  • I'M STARTING TO TELL MYFRIENDS: "YOU CAN CALL ME MRS.
  • 00:21:53.068 --> 00:21:53.935
  • FRIENDS: "YOU CAN CALL ME MRS.LORD ALMIGHTY, BECAUSE THE NAME
  • 00:21:53.935 --> 00:21:55.670
  • LORD ALMIGHTY, BECAUSE THE NAMEOF MY HUSBAND IS LORD ALMIGHTY.
  • 00:21:55.670 --> 00:21:57.939
  • OF MY HUSBAND IS LORD ALMIGHTY.SO, DON'T GET IT TWISTED."
  • 00:21:57.939 --> 00:21:58.940
  • SO, DON'T GET IT TWISTED."[LAUGHTER]
  • 00:21:58.940 --> 00:22:01.476
  • [LAUGHTER]I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU WITH
  • 00:22:01.476 --> 00:22:02.277
  • I WANT TO ENCOURAGE YOU WITHTHIS: YOU ARE ENOUGH.
  • 00:22:02.277 --> 00:22:03.912
  • THIS: YOU ARE ENOUGH.[MUSIC]
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  • [MUSIC]YOU ARE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE
  • 00:22:04.513 --> 00:22:05.046
  • YOU ARE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARESUPPOSED TO BE.
  • 00:22:05.046 --> 00:22:07.883
  • SUPPOSED TO BE.GOD'S TIMING IS PERFECT, AND
  • 00:22:07.883 --> 00:22:09.985
  • GOD'S TIMING IS PERFECT, ANDYOUR MAKER IS YOUR HUSBAND.
  • 00:22:09.985 --> 00:22:12.120
  • YOUR MAKER IS YOUR HUSBAND.LET ME PRAY THIS OVER YOU.
  • 00:22:12.120 --> 00:22:15.924
  • LET ME PRAY THIS OVER YOU.HEAVENLY FATHER, I LOVE THAT
  • 00:22:15.924 --> 00:22:19.995
  • HEAVENLY FATHER, I LOVE THATYOU ARE BOTH FATHER AND THAT
  • 00:22:19.995 --> 00:22:20.629
  • YOU ARE BOTH FATHER AND THATYOU ARE MY BIG BROTHER, JESUS;
  • 00:22:20.629 --> 00:22:22.664
  • YOU ARE MY BIG BROTHER, JESUS;HOLY SPIRIT; YOU ARE COMFORTER;
  • 00:22:22.664 --> 00:22:24.533
  • HOLY SPIRIT; YOU ARE COMFORTER;AND I LOVE THINKING OF YOU AS
  • 00:22:24.533 --> 00:22:26.401
  • AND I LOVE THINKING OF YOU ASMY HUSBAND.
  • 00:22:26.401 --> 00:22:28.136
  • MY HUSBAND.'CAUSE YOU ARE ENOUGH.
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  • 'CAUSE YOU ARE ENOUGH.YOU COMPLETE ME.
  • 00:22:30.105 --> 00:22:32.140
  • YOU COMPLETE ME.AND I PRAY THIS OVER MY FELLOW
  • 00:22:32.140 --> 00:22:34.142
  • AND I PRAY THIS OVER MY FELLOWSINGLE SISTERS, OUT THERE.
  • 00:22:34.142 --> 00:22:36.044
  • SINGLE SISTERS, OUT THERE.WOULD YOU HELP US TO REALLY SEE
  • 00:22:36.044 --> 00:22:39.114
  • WOULD YOU HELP US TO REALLY SEEYOU AS OUR HUSBAND, AS ENOUGH
  • 00:22:39.114 --> 00:22:40.682
  • YOU AS OUR HUSBAND, AS ENOUGHFOR US, AS SOMEBODY WHO LOVES
  • 00:22:40.682 --> 00:22:43.251
  • FOR US, AS SOMEBODY WHO LOVESSPENDING TIME WITH US?
  • 00:22:43.251 --> 00:22:44.586
  • SPENDING TIME WITH US?WOULD YOU HELP US TO SEE YOU AS
  • 00:22:44.586 --> 00:22:46.888
  • WOULD YOU HELP US TO SEE YOU ASSOMEBODY WHO YOU NEVER GET
  • 00:22:46.888 --> 00:22:47.756
  • SOMEBODY WHO YOU NEVER GETTIRED OF US?
  • 00:22:47.756 --> 00:22:49.157
  • TIRED OF US?WE DON'T GET ON YOUR NERVES.
  • 00:22:49.157 --> 00:22:51.092
  • WE DON'T GET ON YOUR NERVES.WHEN WE SPEND TIME IN YOUR
  • 00:22:51.092 --> 00:22:52.027
  • WHEN WE SPEND TIME IN YOURPRESENCE, YOU SAY, "OH,
  • 00:22:52.027 --> 00:22:53.862
  • PRESENCE, YOU SAY, "OH,HONEY...I'VE BEEN WANTING THIS
  • 00:22:53.862 --> 00:22:55.730
  • HONEY...I'VE BEEN WANTING THISTIME WITH YOU."
  • 00:22:55.730 --> 00:22:57.966
  • TIME WITH YOU."I PRAY THAT WE WOULD FALL SO IN
  • 00:22:57.966 --> 00:22:59.668
  • I PRAY THAT WE WOULD FALL SO INLOVE WITH YOU, GOD, THAT WHEN
  • 00:22:59.668 --> 00:23:02.103
  • LOVE WITH YOU, GOD, THAT WHENYOU BRING THE MAN THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:23:02.103 --> 00:23:03.538
  • YOU BRING THE MAN THAT YOU HAVEFOR US, IF YOU HAVE CALLED US
  • 00:23:03.538 --> 00:23:05.040
  • FOR US, IF YOU HAVE CALLED USTO MARRIAGE, THAT THEY WOULD
  • 00:23:05.040 --> 00:23:07.442
  • TO MARRIAGE, THAT THEY WOULDHAVE TO SEARCH YOU SO DEEP, IN
  • 00:23:07.442 --> 00:23:09.478
  • HAVE TO SEARCH YOU SO DEEP, INORDER TO FIND US; THAT THEY
  • 00:23:09.478 --> 00:23:11.179
  • ORDER TO FIND US; THAT THEYWOULD HAVE TO KNOW YOU, BECAUSE
  • 00:23:11.179 --> 00:23:12.814
  • WOULD HAVE TO KNOW YOU, BECAUSEWE ARE SO WRAPPED IN YOUR ARMS.
  • 00:23:12.814 --> 00:23:14.950
  • WE ARE SO WRAPPED IN YOUR ARMS.WOULD YOU HELP US TO GO ON
  • 00:23:14.950 --> 00:23:16.785
  • WOULD YOU HELP US TO GO ONDATES WITH YOU AND TO JUST
  • 00:23:16.785 --> 00:23:18.286
  • DATES WITH YOU AND TO JUSTENJOY YOUR PRESENCE IN A REAL,
  • 00:23:18.286 --> 00:23:19.421
  • ENJOY YOUR PRESENCE IN A REAL,TANGIBLE WAY?
  • 00:23:19.421 --> 00:23:21.957
  • TANGIBLE WAY?'CAUSE A FACT OF THE MATTER IS
  • 00:23:21.957 --> 00:23:23.859
  • 'CAUSE A FACT OF THE MATTER ISNO ONE WILL EVER LOVE US THE
  • 00:23:23.859 --> 00:23:25.060
  • NO ONE WILL EVER LOVE US THEWAY THAT YOU LOVE US.
  • 00:23:25.060 --> 00:23:26.294
  • WAY THAT YOU LOVE US.NO ONE WILL EVER CARE FOR US
  • 00:23:26.294 --> 00:23:28.063
  • NO ONE WILL EVER CARE FOR USTHE WAY THAT YOU DO, JESUS.
  • 00:23:28.063 --> 00:23:30.632
  • THE WAY THAT YOU DO, JESUS.WE LOVE YOU AND WE LONG TO BE
  • 00:23:30.632 --> 00:23:32.701
  • WE LOVE YOU AND WE LONG TO BEFULFILLED AND SATISFIED IN YOU,
  • 00:23:32.701 --> 00:23:36.104
  • FULFILLED AND SATISFIED IN YOU,ABOVE ALL ELSE.
  • 00:23:36.104 --> 00:23:37.272
  • ABOVE ALL ELSE.SO, WOULD YOU HELP US TO DO
  • 00:23:37.272 --> 00:23:38.607
  • SO, WOULD YOU HELP US TO DOTHAT EVERY SINGLE DAY OF OUR
  • 00:23:38.607 --> 00:23:40.675
  • THAT EVERY SINGLE DAY OF OURLIVES?
  • 00:23:40.675 --> 00:23:41.610
  • LIVES?THANK YOU FOR THESE
  • 00:23:41.610 --> 00:23:42.978
  • THANK YOU FOR THESECONVERSATIONS THAT WE'VE HAD
  • 00:23:42.978 --> 00:23:44.145
  • CONVERSATIONS THAT WE'VE HADTHIS WEEK.
  • 00:23:44.145 --> 00:23:46.314
  • THIS WEEK.AND I PRAY THAT WE WOULD WALK
  • 00:23:46.314 --> 00:23:47.349
  • AND I PRAY THAT WE WOULD WALKIN THE TRUTH: THAT YOU STARTED
  • 00:23:47.349 --> 00:23:50.151
  • IN THE TRUTH: THAT YOU STARTEDSOMETHING GOOD AND YOU'RE GONNA
  • 00:23:50.151 --> 00:23:51.786
  • SOMETHING GOOD AND YOU'RE GONNACOMPLETE IT, JUST LIKE YOU SAY
  • 00:23:51.786 --> 00:23:53.588
  • COMPLETE IT, JUST LIKE YOU SAYIN PHILIPPIANS 1:6.
  • 00:23:53.588 --> 00:23:54.856
  • IN PHILIPPIANS 1:6.IN JESUS' NAME, I PRAY...AMEN.
  • 00:23:54.856 --> 00:23:58.393
  • IN JESUS' NAME, I PRAY...AMEN.- ALL: AMEN.
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  • - ALL: AMEN.- LAURIE: CONNECT WITH US ON
  • 00:23:59.027 --> 00:23:59.661
  • - LAURIE: CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW
  • 00:23:59.661 --> 00:24:05.734
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOWHOW OUR TEAM CAN PRAY FOR YOU.
  • 00:24:05.734 --> 00:24:06.368
  • HOW OUR TEAM CAN PRAY FOR YOU.GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD, FOR HE
  • 00:24:06.368 --> 00:24:07.102
  • GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD, FOR HEIS GOOD.
  • 00:24:07.102 --> 00:24:08.537
  • IS GOOD.WE PRAISE HIM IN ALL SEASONS
  • 00:24:08.537 --> 00:24:09.871
  • WE PRAISE HIM IN ALL SEASONSAND IN EVERY CIRCUMSTANCE --
  • 00:24:09.871 --> 00:24:11.640
  • AND IN EVERY CIRCUMSTANCE --EVEN 2020.
  • 00:24:11.640 --> 00:24:12.541
  • EVEN 2020.NEXT WEEK, WE'RE GATHERING
  • 00:24:12.541 --> 00:24:14.109
  • NEXT WEEK, WE'RE GATHERINGTOGETHER TO GIVE THANKS.
  • 00:24:14.109 --> 00:24:14.843
  • TOGETHER TO GIVE THANKS.WE'LL SEE YOU ON MONDAY, RIGHT
  • 00:24:14.843 --> 00:24:17.212
  • WE'LL SEE YOU ON MONDAY, RIGHTHERE ON TBN.
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