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Better Together LIVE | Episode 44

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May 28, 2020
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Why does God allow trials that test our faith; trust; or strength? Can He use this season to shift our perspective and make us more like Him? | TBN Prayer Line: 1-888-731-1000

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Better Together LIVE | Episode 44

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  • - Laurie: GOD IS ALWAYS MOVING
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  • - Laurie: GOD IS ALWAYS MOVINGAND HE'S ALWAYS WORKING.
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  • AND HE'S ALWAYS WORKING.WE CAN REJOICE SO THAT MUCH GOOD
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  • WE CAN REJOICE SO THAT MUCH GOODWILL COME OUT OF THIS SEASON,
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  • WILL COME OUT OF THIS SEASON,PATIENCE, ENDURANCE.
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  • PATIENCE, ENDURANCE.ALL THAT GOOD STUFF.
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  • ALL THAT GOOD STUFF.WHAT IS GOD TEACHING YOU RIGHT
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  • WHAT IS GOD TEACHING YOU RIGHTNOW?
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  • NOW?AND HOW IS HE MAKE US MORE LIKE
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  • AND HOW IS HE MAKE US MORE LIKEHIM?
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  • HIM?LET'S TALK ABOUT HOW THIS TIME
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  • LET'S TALK ABOUT HOW THIS TIMEWILL MAKE THE BODY OF CHRIST
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  • WILL MAKE THE BODY OF CHRISTMUCH STRONGER, COME ON.
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  • MUCH STRONGER, COME ON.LET'S TALK ABOUT IT.
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  • - Lisa: YOU KNOW, AS WE TALK
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  • - Lisa: YOU KNOW, AS WE TALKABOUT CHOOSING TO REJOICE, EVEN
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  • ABOUT CHOOSING TO REJOICE, EVENWHEN IT FEELS LIKE WE'RE HIKING
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  • WHEN IT FEELS LIKE WE'RE HIKINGUPHILL, I WANTED TO DRAW OUR
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  • UPHILL, I WANTED TO DRAW OURATTENTION TO OUR THEME VERSE FOR
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  • ATTENTION TO OUR THEME VERSE FORTODAY AND IT IS IN ROMANS
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  • TODAY AND IT IS IN ROMANSCHAPTER 5, TOWARDS THE
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  • CHAPTER 5, TOWARDS THEBEGINNING, VERSE 3.
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  • BEGINNING, VERSE 3.WE REJOICE IN OUR SUFFERINGS,
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  • WE REJOICE IN OUR SUFFERINGS,KNOWING THAT SUFFERING PRODUCES
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  • KNOWING THAT SUFFERING PRODUCESENDURANCE AND ENDURANCE PRODUCES
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  • ENDURANCE AND ENDURANCE PRODUCESCHARACTER, AND CHARACTER
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  • CHARACTER, AND CHARACTERPRODUCES HOPE, AND HOPE DOES NOT
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  • PRODUCES HOPE, AND HOPE DOES NOTDISAPPOINT.
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  • DISAPPOINT.AND I FEEL LIKE THAT VERSE GOT
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  • AND I FEEL LIKE THAT VERSE GOTENGRAVED ON MY HEART SO MUCH
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  • ENGRAVED ON MY HEART SO MUCHDEEPER TWO MONTHS AGO, RIGHT AT
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  • DEEPER TWO MONTHS AGO, RIGHT ATTHE ONSET OF COVID-19 HERE IN
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  • THE ONSET OF COVID-19 HERE INAMERICA.
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  • AMERICA.I WAS IN A LITTLE BIT OF A
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  • I WAS IN A LITTLE BIT OF AFEARFUL PLACE, BECAUSE MY
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  • FEARFUL PLACE, BECAUSE MYDAUGHTER, I ADOPTED MISSY FROM
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  • DAUGHTER, I ADOPTED MISSY FROMHAITI.
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  • HAITI.SHE'S BEEN HOME WITH ME FOR SIX
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  • SHE'S BEEN HOME WITH ME FOR SIXYEARS NOW.
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  • YEARS NOW.BUT HER FIRST MAMA IN HAITI DIED
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  • BUT HER FIRST MAMA IN HAITI DIEDOF UNDIAGNOSED AIDS AND GAVE
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  • OF UNDIAGNOSED AIDS AND GAVEMISSY HIV UNWITTINGLY.
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  • MISSY HIV UNWITTINGLY.AND SO MISSY IS ON
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  • AND SO MISSY IS ONANTIRETROVIRALS EVERY DAY.
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  • ANTIRETROVIRALS EVERY DAY.BY THE GRACE OF GOD AND GOOD
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  • BY THE GRACE OF GOD AND GOODMEDICINE, HER HEALTH IS
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  • MEDICINE, HER HEALTH ISSPECTACULAR.
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  • SPECTACULAR.SHE HAS BEEN UNDETECTABLE FOR A
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  • SHE HAS BEEN UNDETECTABLE FOR ALONG TIME, BUT MEDICINE AND
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  • LONG TIME, BUT MEDICINE ANDMEDICAL CARE ARE PRETTY CRITICAL
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  • MEDICAL CARE ARE PRETTY CRITICALWITH HER HAVING HIV AND BECAUSE
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  • WITH HER HAVING HIV AND BECAUSEOF SOME THINGS THAT WERE
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  • OF SOME THINGS THAT WEREHAPPENING WITH COVID, I HEARD
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  • HAPPENING WITH COVID, I HEARDTHROUGH THE MEDICAL GRAPEVINE
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  • THROUGH THE MEDICAL GRAPEVINETHAT ONE OF HER MEDICINES, WE
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  • THAT ONE OF HER MEDICINES, WEWERE GONNA HAVE A HARD TIME
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  • WERE GONNA HAVE A HARD TIMEFINDING.
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  • FINDING.AND SO, I WAS CONCERNED.
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  • AND SO, I WAS CONCERNED.MOSTLY ABOUT MAKING SURE MY
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  • MOSTLY ABOUT MAKING SURE MYDAUGHTER HAD THE LIFE SAVING
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  • DAUGHTER HAD THE LIFE SAVINGMEDICINE THAT SHE NEEDS.
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  • MEDICINE THAT SHE NEEDS.AND, LAURIE, YOU REMEMBER, I
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  • AND, LAURIE, YOU REMEMBER, ICALLED YOU DURING THIS AND ASKED
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  • CALLED YOU DURING THIS AND ASKEDYOU TO PRAY.
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  • YOU TO PRAY.AND I WENT ON THIS KIND OF VERY
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  • AND I WENT ON THIS KIND OF VERYSERIOUS SCAVENGER HUNT ALL OVER
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  • SERIOUS SCAVENGER HUNT ALL OVERTHE SOUTHEAST TO FIND THIS ONE
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  • THE SOUTHEAST TO FIND THIS ONEPARTICULAR MEDICINE THAT MY
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  • PARTICULAR MEDICINE THAT MYLITTLE GIRL DESPERATELY NEEDS
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  • LITTLE GIRL DESPERATELY NEEDSAND IT WAS REALLY HARD TO FIND.
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  • AND IT WAS REALLY HARD TO FIND.AND I WAS SO GRATEFUL WHEN WE
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  • AND I WAS SO GRATEFUL WHEN WEFOUND IT, BUT THEN THEY COULDN'T
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  • FOUND IT, BUT THEN THEY COULDN'TGET IT TO ME IN NASHVILLE.
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  • GET IT TO ME IN NASHVILLE.AND AFTER TWO WEEKS OF JUST
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  • AND AFTER TWO WEEKS OF JUSTGOING AS HARD AS I COULD TO TRY
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  • GOING AS HARD AS I COULD TO TRYTO GET THIS MEDICINE THAT MISSY
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  • TO GET THIS MEDICINE THAT MISSYWAS DESPERATE FOR, THEY FOUND IT
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  • WAS DESPERATE FOR, THEY FOUND ITAND THE FEDEX TRUCK, AFTER
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  • AND THE FEDEX TRUCK, AFTERLOSING IT FOR TWO DAYS, THE
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  • LOSING IT FOR TWO DAYS, THEFEDEX TRUCK DROVE UP OUR HILL IN
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  • FEDEX TRUCK DROVE UP OUR HILL INTHE COUNTRY.
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  • THE COUNTRY.AND I WAS STANDING ON THE PORCH
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  • AND I WAS STANDING ON THE PORCHWATCHING MY BABY GIRL'S MEDICINE
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  • WATCHING MY BABY GIRL'S MEDICINECOME UP THE HILL AND JUST
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  • COME UP THE HILL AND JUSTOVERWHELMED THAT GOD WOULD
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  • OVERWHELMED THAT GOD WOULDPROVIDE THAT FOR US.
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  • PROVIDE THAT FOR US.AND HE WALKED THE MEDS TO ME,
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  • AND HE WALKED THE MEDS TO ME,AND OF COURSE WE'RE BOTH WEARING
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  • AND OF COURSE WE'RE BOTH WEARINGMASKS, AND HE SET THE MEDS DOWN
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  • MASKS, AND HE SET THE MEDS DOWNIN FRONT OF ME.
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  • IN FRONT OF ME.AND I GOT THE MEDS AND I DIDN'T
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  • AND I GOT THE MEDS AND I DIDN'TWANT TO SCARE OUR FEDEX DRIVER
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  • WANT TO SCARE OUR FEDEX DRIVERBUT I JUST BURST INTO TEARS AT
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  • BUT I JUST BURST INTO TEARS ATGOD'S PROVISION.
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  • GOD'S PROVISION.AND I WALKED TOWARDS THE PORCH
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  • AND I WALKED TOWARDS THE PORCHBECAUSE I WANTED TO REALLY PRAY
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  • BECAUSE I WANTED TO REALLY PRAYAND THANK GOD AND IN MORE OF A
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  • AND THANK GOD AND IN MORE OF AFORMAL WAY.
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  • FORMAL WAY.SOMETIMES I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT
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  • SOMETIMES I THINK IT'S IMPORTANTFOR US TO BEND OUR KNEES IF WE
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  • FOR US TO BEND OUR KNEES IF WEARE PHYSICALLY CAPABLE OF THAT.
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  • ARE PHYSICALLY CAPABLE OF THAT.AND I GOT DOWN ON MY KNEES ON
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  • AND I GOT DOWN ON MY KNEES ONOUR FRONT PORCH AND JUST THANKED
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  • OUR FRONT PORCH AND JUST THANKEDGOD FOR HIS PROVISION.
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  • GOD FOR HIS PROVISION.AND I WAS BY MYSELF AND I
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  • AND I WAS BY MYSELF AND ISTARTED WALKING TO THE HOUSE.
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  • STARTED WALKING TO THE HOUSE.IT'S FUNNY HOW QUICK OUR HEARTS
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  • IT'S FUNNY HOW QUICK OUR HEARTSCAN TURN.
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  • CAN TURN.AS SOON AS I STARTED WALKING
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  • AS SOON AS I STARTED WALKINGINTO THE HOUSE I BEGAN TO WORRY
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  • INTO THE HOUSE I BEGAN TO WORRYJUST A LITTLE BIT, BECAUSE FOR
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  • JUST A LITTLE BIT, BECAUSE FORME, TO GET HER MEDS MEANT I HAD
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  • ME, TO GET HER MEDS MEANT I HADTO GO OFF OUR INSURANCE POLICY
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  • TO GO OFF OUR INSURANCE POLICYAND PAY FOR THEM OUT-OF-POCKET.
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  • AND PAY FOR THEM OUT-OF-POCKET.AND THAT PARTICULAR MEDICINE WAS
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  • AND THAT PARTICULAR MEDICINE WAS$5.000.
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  • $5.000.AND BECAUSE I TRAVEL FOR WORK
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  • AND BECAUSE I TRAVEL FOR WORKDURING COVID, I HAVEN'T HAD WORK
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  • DURING COVID, I HAVEN'T HAD WORKAND WE'RE GREAT.
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  • AND WE'RE GREAT.GOD HAS BEEN SO EXTRAORDINARILY
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  • GOD HAS BEEN SO EXTRAORDINARILYGENEROUS.
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  • GENEROUS.BUT $5.000 IS A BIG HIT.
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  • BUT $5.000 IS A BIG HIT.I WAS SO GRATEFUL AND THE NEXT
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  • I WAS SO GRATEFUL AND THE NEXTMOMENT AS I'M TURNING TO WALK
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  • MOMENT AS I'M TURNING TO WALKINTO THE HOUSE, I FELT THAT
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  • INTO THE HOUSE, I FELT THATCONCERN OF, OH, GOODNESS,
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  • CONCERN OF, OH, GOODNESS,GRACIOUS, $5.000 IS A LOT FOR
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  • GRACIOUS, $5.000 IS A LOT FOROUR BUDGET RIGHT NOW.
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  • OUR BUDGET RIGHT NOW.AND MY PHONE BUZZED.
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  • AND MY PHONE BUZZED.I HAD MY PHONE IN MY HAND AND MY
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  • I HAD MY PHONE IN MY HAND AND MYPHONE BUZZED.
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  • PHONE BUZZED.I LOOKED DOWN AND, Y'ALL, THIS
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  • I LOOKED DOWN AND, Y'ALL, THISHAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE, GOD
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  • HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE, GODIS SO KIND.
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  • IS SO KIND.THERE WAS A TEXT FROM A GUY I
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  • THERE WAS A TEXT FROM A GUY IKNOW, AND I HAD BEEN AT HIS
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  • KNOW, AND I HAD BEEN AT HISCHURCH A COUPLE MONTHS BEFORE,
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  • CHURCH A COUPLE MONTHS BEFORE,AND HE SAID, LISA, HE SAID SOME
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  • AND HE SAID, LISA, HE SAID SOMEGRACIOUS THINGS ABOUT WHAT GOD
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  • GRACIOUS THINGS ABOUT WHAT GODHAD DONE WHEN I GOT TO BE THERE
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  • HAD DONE WHEN I GOT TO BE THEREAND TALK ABOUT JESUS.
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  • AND TALK ABOUT JESUS.AND HE SAID, THE LEADERSHIP OF
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  • AND HE SAID, THE LEADERSHIP OFOUR CHURCH WAS PRAYING FOR YOU
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  • OUR CHURCH WAS PRAYING FOR YOUAND MISSY.
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  • AND MISSY.AND GOD JUST PUT IT UPON OUR
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  • AND GOD JUST PUT IT UPON OURHEARTS REALLY HEAVILY TO SOW
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  • HEARTS REALLY HEAVILY TO SOWINTO YOUR MINISTRY DURING THIS
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  • INTO YOUR MINISTRY DURING THISSEASON.
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  • SEASON.AND HE SENT ME A TEXT TO PROVE
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  • AND HE SENT ME A TEXT TO PROVETHEIR CHURCH HAS WIRED ME
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  • THEIR CHURCH HAS WIRED ME$5.000.
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  • $5.000.WHO DOES THAT BUT GOD.
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  • WHO DOES THAT BUT GOD.IN THAT MOMENT I THOUGHT, IF I
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  • IN THAT MOMENT I THOUGHT, IF IWILL JUST KEEP MY HOPES STAYED
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  • WILL JUST KEEP MY HOPES STAYEDON HIM.
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  • ON HIM.HE DOES NOT DISAPPOINT.
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  • HE DOES NOT DISAPPOINT.IT CAN BE HARD.
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  • IT CAN BE HARD.AND WE CAN HAVE SOME REALLY DARK
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  • AND WE CAN HAVE SOME REALLY DARKNIGHTS OF THE SOUL, BUT OUR GOD
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  • NIGHTS OF THE SOUL, BUT OUR GODIS GOOD.
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  • IS GOOD.AS WE'VE TALKED ABOUT CHOOSING
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  • AS WE'VE TALKED ABOUT CHOOSINGJOY AND MOVING FORWARD, I'VE
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  • JOY AND MOVING FORWARD, I'VEFOUND THAT SOMETIMES FOR ME TO
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  • FOUND THAT SOMETIMES FOR ME TOHANG ON TO JOY, I ACTUALLY HAVE
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  • HANG ON TO JOY, I ACTUALLY HAVETO LOOK BACKWARDS.
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  • TO LOOK BACKWARDS.WHEN I LOOK BACK OVER MY LIFE, I
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  • WHEN I LOOK BACK OVER MY LIFE, IREALIZE, I'VE NEVER SEEN GOD'S
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  • REALIZE, I'VE NEVER SEEN GOD'SBACK.
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  • BACK.HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN THERE.
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  • HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN THERE.HE'S ALWAYS BEEN MY PROTECTOR.
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  • HE'S ALWAYS BEEN MY PROTECTOR.HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY PROVIDER.
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  • HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY PROVIDER.HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY PEACE.
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  • HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY PEACE.AND SOMETIMES I FORGET THAT
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  • AND SOMETIMES I FORGET THATUNTIL I'M IN A REALLY TOUGH
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  • UNTIL I'M IN A REALLY TOUGHPLACE WHERE I'M DESPERATE FOR A
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  • PLACE WHERE I'M DESPERATE FOR AMIRACLE.
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  • MIRACLE.AND SO, LAURIE, WHAT ABOUT YOU?
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  • AND SO, LAURIE, WHAT ABOUT YOU?WHAT HAS IT ABOUT THE TRIAL OF
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  • WHAT HAS IT ABOUT THE TRIAL OFTHE LAST TWO MONTHS THAT HAS
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  • THE LAST TWO MONTHS THAT HASACTUALLY INCREASED YOUR JOY AND
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  • ACTUALLY INCREASED YOUR JOY ANDYOUR HOPE AND THE THINGS YOU
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  • YOUR HOPE AND THE THINGS YOUWERE TALKING ABOUT, THE GREAT
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  • WERE TALKING ABOUT, THE GREATTHINGS, ENDURANCE?
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  • THINGS, ENDURANCE?- Laurie: YEAH, I THINK THIS
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  • - Laurie: YEAH, I THINK THISTIME HAS TAKEN A LOT OF PEOPLE
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  • TIME HAS TAKEN A LOT OF PEOPLEFROM BELIEVING THAT THERE IS A
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  • FROM BELIEVING THAT THERE IS AGOD, THAT'S A GOOD IDEA.
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  • GOD, THAT'S A GOOD IDEA.LET'S JUST BELIEVE IN THAT TO
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  • LET'S JUST BELIEVE IN THAT TONOW TRUSTING HIM AND ACTUALLY, I
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  • NOW TRUSTING HIM AND ACTUALLY, ILOVE WHAT JOB SAID, AFTER ALL
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  • LOVE WHAT JOB SAID, AFTER ALLHIS BIT, HE SAYS, YOU KNOW I HAD
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  • HIS BIT, HE SAYS, YOU KNOW I HADHEARD ABOUT YOU BEFORE BUT NOW I
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  • HEARD ABOUT YOU BEFORE BUT NOW IHAVE SEEN YOU.
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  • HAVE SEEN YOU.AND I THINK THROUGH THIS WHOLE
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  • AND I THINK THROUGH THIS WHOLETHING-- FROM THE VERY BEGINNING
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  • THING-- FROM THE VERY BEGINNINGI THOUGHT, OH, THE TESTIMONIES
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  • I THOUGHT, OH, THE TESTIMONIESTHAT WILL COME OUT OF THIS TIME.
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  • THAT WILL COME OUT OF THIS TIME.WHEN THINGS ARE GOING GREAT AND
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  • WHEN THINGS ARE GOING GREAT ANDWE'RE ON THE MOUNTAINTOP AND
  • 00:06:34.978 --> 00:06:38.047
  • WE'RE ON THE MOUNTAINTOP ANDPROBABLY A LOT OF PEOPLE BEFORE
  • 00:06:38.047 --> 00:06:41.484
  • PROBABLY A LOT OF PEOPLE BEFORETHIS BIG ORDEAL WITH COVID-19,
  • 00:06:41.484 --> 00:06:43.787
  • THIS BIG ORDEAL WITH COVID-19,THINGS WERE PROBABLY GOING
  • 00:06:43.787 --> 00:06:46.089
  • THINGS WERE PROBABLY GOINGPRETTY GOOD FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE,
  • 00:06:46.089 --> 00:06:48.124
  • PRETTY GOOD FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE,FOR MOST PEOPLE, AND ALL OF A
  • 00:06:48.124 --> 00:06:49.959
  • FOR MOST PEOPLE, AND ALL OF ASUDDEN, BOOM, AND HOW QUICKLY IT
  • 00:06:49.959 --> 00:06:53.997
  • SUDDEN, BOOM, AND HOW QUICKLY ITHAPPENED.
  • 00:06:53.997 --> 00:06:55.165
  • HAPPENED.AND I JUST THINK, YOU KNOW, THAT
  • 00:06:55.165 --> 00:06:57.133
  • AND I JUST THINK, YOU KNOW, THATTHE TIMES OF REJOICING AND
  • 00:06:57.133 --> 00:06:59.068
  • THE TIMES OF REJOICING ANDSTUFF, YOU DON'T SEE PEOPLE
  • 00:06:59.068 --> 00:07:02.572
  • STUFF, YOU DON'T SEE PEOPLEWRITING DOWN THINGS THEY NEED
  • 00:07:02.572 --> 00:07:05.875
  • WRITING DOWN THINGS THEY NEEDFROM THE LORD OR THEIR GRATITUDE
  • 00:07:05.875 --> 00:07:06.509
  • FROM THE LORD OR THEIR GRATITUDEVERY MUCH WHEN WE'RE ALL
  • 00:07:06.509 --> 00:07:09.145
  • VERY MUCH WHEN WE'RE ALLREJOICING.
  • 00:07:09.145 --> 00:07:12.115
  • REJOICING.IT'S THOSE TIMES WHERE ALL OF A
  • 00:07:12.115 --> 00:07:14.017
  • IT'S THOSE TIMES WHERE ALL OF ASUDDEN THE THINGS WE TRUSTED IN
  • 00:07:14.017 --> 00:07:15.952
  • SUDDEN THE THINGS WE TRUSTED INBESIDES THE LORD ARE SHUT OFF
  • 00:07:15.952 --> 00:07:17.554
  • BESIDES THE LORD ARE SHUT OFFTHAT ALL OF A SUDDEN WE GET
  • 00:07:17.554 --> 00:07:20.757
  • THAT ALL OF A SUDDEN WE GETQUIET AND WE GET STILL.
  • 00:07:20.757 --> 00:07:22.225
  • QUIET AND WE GET STILL.OUT OF THOSE TIMES ARE THE
  • 00:07:22.225 --> 00:07:23.993
  • OUT OF THOSE TIMES ARE THETREASURED MOMENTS THAT GOD --
  • 00:07:23.993 --> 00:07:29.065
  • TREASURED MOMENTS THAT GOD --OUR FOCUS CHANGES.
  • 00:07:29.065 --> 00:07:30.366
  • OUR FOCUS CHANGES.AND OUR FOCUS GOES ON, GOD, I
  • 00:07:30.366 --> 00:07:31.434
  • AND OUR FOCUS GOES ON, GOD, INEED YOUR HELP.
  • 00:07:31.434 --> 00:07:33.403
  • NEED YOUR HELP.GOD, I NEED TO TRUST IN YOU AND
  • 00:07:33.403 --> 00:07:35.205
  • GOD, I NEED TO TRUST IN YOU ANDTHE TESTIMONIES THAT CAN COME
  • 00:07:35.205 --> 00:07:37.073
  • THE TESTIMONIES THAT CAN COMEOUT OF TIMES LIKE THIS.
  • 00:07:37.073 --> 00:07:39.909
  • OUT OF TIMES LIKE THIS.I THINK JUST THE FRUIT OF THE
  • 00:07:39.909 --> 00:07:40.710
  • I THINK JUST THE FRUIT OF THESPIRIT THAT WE'VE SEEN.
  • 00:07:40.710 --> 00:07:45.148
  • SPIRIT THAT WE'VE SEEN.I THINK IT'S GROWING EVERYTHING.
  • 00:07:45.148 --> 00:07:49.352
  • I THINK IT'S GROWING EVERYTHING.IT'S GROWING OUR CAPACITY TO
  • 00:07:49.352 --> 00:07:50.620
  • IT'S GROWING OUR CAPACITY TOTRUST AND BELIEVE IN GOD.
  • 00:07:50.620 --> 00:07:52.789
  • TRUST AND BELIEVE IN GOD.IT'S GROWING IN LOVE.
  • 00:07:52.789 --> 00:07:54.858
  • IT'S GROWING IN LOVE.IT'S GROWING IN PATIENCE, IN
  • 00:07:54.858 --> 00:07:58.161
  • IT'S GROWING IN PATIENCE, INENDURANCE AND THAT LONG
  • 00:07:58.161 --> 00:08:00.964
  • ENDURANCE AND THAT LONGSUFFERING.
  • 00:08:00.964 --> 00:08:02.732
  • SUFFERING.ALL THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, HOW
  • 00:08:02.732 --> 00:08:04.267
  • ALL THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, HOWWOULD WE KNOW WE EVEN HAD,
  • 00:08:04.267 --> 00:08:05.435
  • WOULD WE KNOW WE EVEN HAD,FRUIT, CECE, UNLESS IT WAS
  • 00:08:05.435 --> 00:08:06.536
  • FRUIT, CECE, UNLESS IT WASCALLED UPON?
  • 00:08:06.536 --> 00:08:08.338
  • CALLED UPON?AND I THINK THIS TIME HAS REALLY
  • 00:08:08.338 --> 00:08:10.540
  • AND I THINK THIS TIME HAS REALLYCALLED UPON OUR FAITH AND OUR
  • 00:08:10.540 --> 00:08:12.842
  • CALLED UPON OUR FAITH AND OURTRUST IN A MIGHTY GOD THAT CAN
  • 00:08:12.842 --> 00:08:16.312
  • TRUST IN A MIGHTY GOD THAT CANDO MIRACLES.
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  • DO MIRACLES.- CECE: YES, I AGREE, I AGREE.
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  • - CECE: YES, I AGREE, I AGREE.ONE OF THE THINGS I KNOW KEEP ME
  • 00:08:22.952 --> 00:08:27.123
  • ONE OF THE THINGS I KNOW KEEP MEFOCUSED IS WORSHIP.
  • 00:08:27.123 --> 00:08:29.559
  • FOCUSED IS WORSHIP.WORSHIP, NO MATTER WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:08:29.559 --> 00:08:33.096
  • WORSHIP, NO MATTER WHAT YOU'REGOING THROUGH, IT ALLOWS YOU TO
  • 00:08:33.096 --> 00:08:34.564
  • GOING THROUGH, IT ALLOWS YOU TOPUT YOUR EYES ON JESUS.
  • 00:08:34.564 --> 00:08:35.398
  • PUT YOUR EYES ON JESUS.AND JESUS IS THE SOURCE OF OUR
  • 00:08:35.398 --> 00:08:36.332
  • AND JESUS IS THE SOURCE OF OURJOY.
  • 00:08:36.332 --> 00:08:37.166
  • JOY.HE'S THE SOURCE OF OUR
  • 00:08:37.166 --> 00:08:38.635
  • HE'S THE SOURCE OF OURHAPPINESS.
  • 00:08:38.635 --> 00:08:39.903
  • HAPPINESS.HE'S THE SOURCE OF EVERYTHING WE
  • 00:08:39.903 --> 00:08:41.271
  • HE'S THE SOURCE OF EVERYTHING WENEED NO MATTER WHAT WE'RE GOING
  • 00:08:41.271 --> 00:08:43.006
  • NEED NO MATTER WHAT WE'RE GOINGTHROUGH.
  • 00:08:43.006 --> 00:08:44.941
  • THROUGH.SO WORSHIP, AND DURING THIS
  • 00:08:44.941 --> 00:08:48.111
  • SO WORSHIP, AND DURING THISTIME, MY TIMES OF PRAYER AND
  • 00:08:48.111 --> 00:08:50.480
  • TIME, MY TIMES OF PRAYER ANDWORSHIP, I THINK, HAS JUST GONE
  • 00:08:50.480 --> 00:08:53.383
  • WORSHIP, I THINK, HAS JUST GONETO ANOTHER WHOLE LEVEL.
  • 00:08:53.383 --> 00:08:55.318
  • TO ANOTHER WHOLE LEVEL.BECAUSE WHEN YOU'RE FACING
  • 00:08:55.318 --> 00:08:56.519
  • BECAUSE WHEN YOU'RE FACINGCHALLENGES, LIKE ALL OF US ARE,
  • 00:08:56.519 --> 00:08:58.087
  • CHALLENGES, LIKE ALL OF US ARE,BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE
  • 00:08:58.087 --> 00:09:00.189
  • BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVELOST LOVED ONES AND WHO DON'T
  • 00:09:00.189 --> 00:09:03.026
  • LOST LOVED ONES AND WHO DON'TKNOW WHERE THEIR NEXT MEAL IS
  • 00:09:03.026 --> 00:09:05.595
  • KNOW WHERE THEIR NEXT MEAL ISCOMING FROM, YOU BEGIN TO FOCUS,
  • 00:09:05.595 --> 00:09:07.297
  • COMING FROM, YOU BEGIN TO FOCUS,LIKE YOU SAID, LAURIE, AND YOU
  • 00:09:07.297 --> 00:09:09.365
  • LIKE YOU SAID, LAURIE, AND YOUBEGIN TO CALL ON GOD FROM A
  • 00:09:09.365 --> 00:09:10.233
  • BEGIN TO CALL ON GOD FROM APLACE OF, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:09:10.233 --> 00:09:12.302
  • PLACE OF, YOU KNOW WHAT?I CAN'T CONTROL THIS.
  • 00:09:12.302 --> 00:09:13.770
  • I CAN'T CONTROL THIS.THERE'S NO WAY I CAN DO THIS ON
  • 00:09:13.770 --> 00:09:16.973
  • THERE'S NO WAY I CAN DO THIS ONMY OWN.
  • 00:09:16.973 --> 00:09:19.208
  • MY OWN.SO YOU'RE REMINDED OF WHO HE IS
  • 00:09:19.208 --> 00:09:21.044
  • SO YOU'RE REMINDED OF WHO HE ISAND THAT HE'S BIGGER THAN ANY
  • 00:09:21.044 --> 00:09:22.011
  • AND THAT HE'S BIGGER THAN ANYCHALLENGE AND EVERY CHALLENGE.
  • 00:09:22.011 --> 00:09:23.212
  • CHALLENGE AND EVERY CHALLENGE.AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT LISA
  • 00:09:23.212 --> 00:09:24.714
  • AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT LISASAID THAT I DEFINITELY WANT
  • 00:09:24.714 --> 00:09:26.316
  • SAID THAT I DEFINITELY WANTPEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND, DURING
  • 00:09:26.316 --> 00:09:28.084
  • PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND, DURINGTHESE TIMES, YOU HAVE TO TAKE
  • 00:09:28.084 --> 00:09:29.786
  • THESE TIMES, YOU HAVE TO TAKEOUT TIME TO REMEMBER WHAT GOD
  • 00:09:29.786 --> 00:09:31.354
  • OUT TIME TO REMEMBER WHAT GODHAS ALREADY DONE.
  • 00:09:31.354 --> 00:09:33.590
  • HAS ALREADY DONE.AND WHEN I THINK ON THE GOODNESS
  • 00:09:33.590 --> 00:09:34.557
  • AND WHEN I THINK ON THE GOODNESSOF JESUS, AND LIKE LISA SAID,
  • 00:09:34.557 --> 00:09:35.925
  • OF JESUS, AND LIKE LISA SAID,I'VE NEVER-- OF COURSE, I DIDN'T
  • 00:09:35.925 --> 00:09:36.960
  • I'VE NEVER-- OF COURSE, I DIDN'TSAY IT LIKE THAT.
  • 00:09:36.960 --> 00:09:38.561
  • SAY IT LIKE THAT.WE ALL WANT TO SAY IT LIKE LISA.
  • 00:09:38.561 --> 00:09:40.330
  • WE ALL WANT TO SAY IT LIKE LISA.I'VE NEVER SEEN HIS BACK.
  • 00:09:40.330 --> 00:09:42.599
  • I'VE NEVER SEEN HIS BACK.I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:09:42.599 --> 00:09:43.733
  • I LOVE THAT.- Brittany: SO GOOD.
  • 00:09:43.733 --> 00:09:44.467
  • - Brittany: SO GOOD.- CECE: I LOVE THAT.
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  • - CECE: I LOVE THAT.- Laurie: COME ON.
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  • - Laurie: COME ON.- CECE: BUT I'VE NEVER SEEN HIS
  • 00:09:46.235 --> 00:09:46.536
  • - CECE: BUT I'VE NEVER SEEN HISBACK.
  • 00:09:46.536 --> 00:09:47.070
  • BACK.WHENEVER YOU--
  • 00:09:47.070 --> 00:09:47.837
  • WHENEVER YOU--- Laurie: YOU CAN SING IT,
  • 00:09:47.837 --> 00:09:48.504
  • - Laurie: YOU CAN SING IT,CECE.
  • 00:09:48.504 --> 00:09:49.205
  • CECE.- CECE: (LAUGHTER)
  • 00:09:49.205 --> 00:09:49.939
  • - CECE: (LAUGHTER)I KNOW, IT SOUNDS LIKE A SONG,
  • 00:09:49.939 --> 00:09:50.840
  • I KNOW, IT SOUNDS LIKE A SONG,NICOLE.
  • 00:09:50.840 --> 00:09:51.774
  • NICOLE.I'VE NEVER SEEN HIS BACK.
  • 00:09:51.774 --> 00:09:52.809
  • I'VE NEVER SEEN HIS BACK.- Laurie: (SINGING) ♪ WHEN I
  • 00:09:52.809 --> 00:09:55.211
  • - Laurie: (SINGING) ♪ WHEN ITHINK ABOUT THE LORD--
  • 00:09:55.211 --> 00:09:56.446
  • THINK ABOUT THE LORD--- CECE: YES, AND SO HE'S ALWAYS
  • 00:09:56.446 --> 00:09:57.547
  • - CECE: YES, AND SO HE'S ALWAYSTHERE.
  • 00:09:57.547 --> 00:09:59.248
  • THERE.WHEN WE THINK ABOUT, HAS GOD
  • 00:09:59.248 --> 00:10:00.850
  • WHEN WE THINK ABOUT, HAS GODEVER FAILED ME?
  • 00:10:00.850 --> 00:10:02.752
  • EVER FAILED ME?YOU KNOW HE CAN'T FAIL.
  • 00:10:02.752 --> 00:10:04.020
  • YOU KNOW HE CAN'T FAIL.THAT'S NOT EVEN SOMETHING HE CAN
  • 00:10:04.020 --> 00:10:05.154
  • THAT'S NOT EVEN SOMETHING HE CANDO.
  • 00:10:05.154 --> 00:10:06.556
  • DO.AND SO WHEN I BEGAN TO THINK
  • 00:10:06.556 --> 00:10:07.991
  • AND SO WHEN I BEGAN TO THINKABOUT HOW FAITHFUL HE'S BEEN
  • 00:10:07.991 --> 00:10:08.791
  • ABOUT HOW FAITHFUL HE'S BEENTHROUGH THOSE TIMES, HE SAID, AS
  • 00:10:08.791 --> 00:10:09.726
  • THROUGH THOSE TIMES, HE SAID, ASI WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE
  • 00:10:09.726 --> 00:10:10.860
  • I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THESHADOW OF DEATH, I WILL FEAR NO
  • 00:10:10.860 --> 00:10:11.828
  • SHADOW OF DEATH, I WILL FEAR NOEVIL.
  • 00:10:11.828 --> 00:10:12.362
  • EVIL.WHY?
  • 00:10:12.362 --> 00:10:13.096
  • WHY?BECAUSE HE'S WITH ME.
  • 00:10:13.096 --> 00:10:13.930
  • BECAUSE HE'S WITH ME.HE WAS WITH ME BACK THEN.
  • 00:10:13.930 --> 00:10:16.032
  • HE WAS WITH ME BACK THEN.AND SO, HE'S STILL WITH US RIGHT
  • 00:10:16.032 --> 00:10:17.300
  • AND SO, HE'S STILL WITH US RIGHTNOW.
  • 00:10:17.300 --> 00:10:18.267
  • NOW.YOU KNOW, NO MATTER HOW URGENT
  • 00:10:18.267 --> 00:10:20.703
  • YOU KNOW, NO MATTER HOW URGENTYOU MIGHT FEEL OR NO MATTER
  • 00:10:20.703 --> 00:10:22.338
  • YOU MIGHT FEEL OR NO MATTERHOW-- THAT'S THE THING.
  • 00:10:22.338 --> 00:10:23.573
  • HOW-- THAT'S THE THING.WE HAVE TO GET OUT OF OUR
  • 00:10:23.573 --> 00:10:25.141
  • WE HAVE TO GET OUT OF OURFEELINGS.
  • 00:10:25.141 --> 00:10:25.942
  • FEELINGS.THIS WALK IS NOT ABOUT OUR
  • 00:10:25.942 --> 00:10:26.609
  • THIS WALK IS NOT ABOUT OURFEELINGS.
  • 00:10:26.609 --> 00:10:28.344
  • FEELINGS.WE WALK BY FAITH AND NOT BY
  • 00:10:28.344 --> 00:10:29.545
  • WE WALK BY FAITH AND NOT BYSIGHT.
  • 00:10:29.545 --> 00:10:30.580
  • SIGHT.AND IT'S IN THESE TIMES AS
  • 00:10:30.580 --> 00:10:32.348
  • AND IT'S IN THESE TIMES ASBELIEVERS, WE REMEMBER WHO WE
  • 00:10:32.348 --> 00:10:33.483
  • BELIEVERS, WE REMEMBER WHO WEARE.
  • 00:10:33.483 --> 00:10:34.250
  • ARE.AND NOT JUST WHO WE ARE BUT
  • 00:10:34.250 --> 00:10:36.185
  • AND NOT JUST WHO WE ARE BUTWHOSE WE ARE.
  • 00:10:36.185 --> 00:10:37.420
  • WHOSE WE ARE.WHO WE SERVE.
  • 00:10:37.420 --> 00:10:38.988
  • WHO WE SERVE.AND IT'S THROUGH THAT I THINK
  • 00:10:38.988 --> 00:10:42.659
  • AND IT'S THROUGH THAT I THINKTHE WORLD WILL SEE JESUS.
  • 00:10:42.659 --> 00:10:44.027
  • THE WORLD WILL SEE JESUS.- Lisa: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:10:44.027 --> 00:10:44.994
  • - Lisa: THAT'S RIGHT.- CECE: THE WORLD WILL REALLY
  • 00:10:44.994 --> 00:10:46.162
  • - CECE: THE WORLD WILL REALLYEXPERIENCE JOY ON THE OTHER SIDE
  • 00:10:46.162 --> 00:10:49.666
  • EXPERIENCE JOY ON THE OTHER SIDETHROUGH OUR LIVES.
  • 00:10:49.666 --> 00:10:52.035
  • THROUGH OUR LIVES.NICOLE?
  • 00:10:52.035 --> 00:10:53.703
  • NICOLE?- Nicole: YES.
  • 00:10:53.703 --> 00:10:55.905
  • - Nicole: YES.THERE'S SO MUCH POWER IN
  • 00:10:55.905 --> 00:10:58.141
  • THERE'S SO MUCH POWER INRECOUNTING OUR HISTORY WITH GOD.
  • 00:10:58.141 --> 00:10:59.809
  • RECOUNTING OUR HISTORY WITH GOD.AND THAT'S THE BEAUTY I THINK OF
  • 00:10:59.809 --> 00:11:02.078
  • AND THAT'S THE BEAUTY I THINK OFWALKING WITH GOD FOR A NUMBER OF
  • 00:11:02.078 --> 00:11:04.480
  • WALKING WITH GOD FOR A NUMBER OFYEARS OR DECADES FOR SOME OF US
  • 00:11:04.480 --> 00:11:05.748
  • YEARS OR DECADES FOR SOME OF USIS THAT WE CAN LOOK BACK AND
  • 00:11:05.748 --> 00:11:07.817
  • IS THAT WE CAN LOOK BACK ANDJUST SEE HIS FAITHFULNESS, HIS
  • 00:11:07.817 --> 00:11:09.886
  • JUST SEE HIS FAITHFULNESS, HISGOODNESS TIME AND TIME AGAIN,
  • 00:11:09.886 --> 00:11:11.120
  • GOODNESS TIME AND TIME AGAIN,AND WE GET TO THIS POINT WHERE
  • 00:11:11.120 --> 00:11:13.289
  • AND WE GET TO THIS POINT WHEREWE FRAME OUR WORLD IN THE
  • 00:11:13.289 --> 00:11:17.026
  • WE FRAME OUR WORLD IN THEGOODNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:11:17.026 --> 00:11:17.960
  • GOODNESS OF GOD.LIKE ALL I SEE IS HIS GOODNESS,
  • 00:11:17.960 --> 00:11:19.362
  • LIKE ALL I SEE IS HIS GOODNESS,NO MATTER WHAT IS COMING AT ME.
  • 00:11:19.362 --> 00:11:20.963
  • NO MATTER WHAT IS COMING AT ME.MY WORLD, MY LIFE IS FRAMED IN
  • 00:11:20.963 --> 00:11:24.133
  • MY WORLD, MY LIFE IS FRAMED INHIS GOODNESS.
  • 00:11:24.133 --> 00:11:27.637
  • HIS GOODNESS.I WAS THINKING BACK TO THE LAST
  • 00:11:27.637 --> 00:11:28.371
  • I WAS THINKING BACK TO THE LASTSUNDAY THAT OUR CHURCH GATHERED
  • 00:11:28.371 --> 00:11:31.007
  • SUNDAY THAT OUR CHURCH GATHEREDTOGETHER BACK IN MARCH.
  • 00:11:31.007 --> 00:11:34.911
  • TOGETHER BACK IN MARCH.MY HUSBAND AND I PLANTED A
  • 00:11:34.911 --> 00:11:35.778
  • MY HUSBAND AND I PLANTED ACHURCH ALMOST TWO YEARS AGO NOW.
  • 00:11:35.778 --> 00:11:37.013
  • CHURCH ALMOST TWO YEARS AGO NOW.WE HAD OUR DEAR FRIEND, ONE OF
  • 00:11:37.013 --> 00:11:37.980
  • WE HAD OUR DEAR FRIEND, ONE OFMY FAVORITE AUTHORS AND
  • 00:11:37.980 --> 00:11:42.218
  • MY FAVORITE AUTHORS ANDSPEAKERS, BOB SORGE, WE HAD
  • 00:11:42.218 --> 00:11:43.086
  • SPEAKERS, BOB SORGE, WE HADBEGUN IN THE MONTH OF MARCH WE
  • 00:11:43.086 --> 00:11:43.820
  • BEGUN IN THE MONTH OF MARCH WEWERE DOING THIS SERIES CALLED,
  • 00:11:43.820 --> 00:11:47.290
  • WERE DOING THIS SERIES CALLED,I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES.
  • 00:11:47.290 --> 00:11:48.925
  • I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES.AND BOB WAS SPEAKING ON GET
  • 00:11:48.925 --> 00:11:49.659
  • AND BOB WAS SPEAKING ON GETREADY TO STEWARD YOUR MIRACLE.
  • 00:11:49.659 --> 00:11:50.493
  • READY TO STEWARD YOUR MIRACLE.AND HE WAS FOCUSING ON A
  • 00:11:50.493 --> 00:11:52.662
  • AND HE WAS FOCUSING ON ASCRIPTURE IN PROVERBS THAT SAID,
  • 00:11:52.662 --> 00:11:54.664
  • SCRIPTURE IN PROVERBS THAT SAID,HOPE DEFERRED MAKES THE HEART
  • 00:11:54.664 --> 00:11:56.365
  • HOPE DEFERRED MAKES THE HEARTSICK, BUT WHEN THE PROMISE
  • 00:11:56.365 --> 00:11:58.367
  • SICK, BUT WHEN THE PROMISECOMES, IT IS A TREE OF LIFE.
  • 00:11:58.367 --> 00:12:01.104
  • COMES, IT IS A TREE OF LIFE.AND HE SAID, WE MUST DIG OUR
  • 00:12:01.104 --> 00:12:02.805
  • AND HE SAID, WE MUST DIG OURROOTS DEEP IN THE HEART
  • 00:12:02.805 --> 00:12:04.674
  • ROOTS DEEP IN THE HEARTSICKNESS.
  • 00:12:04.674 --> 00:12:06.209
  • SICKNESS.WE DON'T WANT TO DO THAT.
  • 00:12:06.209 --> 00:12:07.310
  • WE DON'T WANT TO DO THAT.WE JUST WANT TO GET OUT OF IT AS
  • 00:12:07.310 --> 00:12:08.578
  • WE JUST WANT TO GET OUT OF IT ASQUICK AS WE CAN.
  • 00:12:08.578 --> 00:12:09.979
  • QUICK AS WE CAN.BUT WHEN WE CHOOSE TO DIG OUR
  • 00:12:09.979 --> 00:12:11.380
  • BUT WHEN WE CHOOSE TO DIG OURROOTS DEEP IN THE HEART SICKNESS
  • 00:12:11.380 --> 00:12:13.583
  • ROOTS DEEP IN THE HEART SICKNESSIT WILL-- WHEN THE PROMISE COMES
  • 00:12:13.583 --> 00:12:15.685
  • IT WILL-- WHEN THE PROMISE COMESIT WILL BE A TREE OF LIFE FOR
  • 00:12:15.685 --> 00:12:18.688
  • IT WILL BE A TREE OF LIFE FORMANY, FOR GENERATIONS.
  • 00:12:18.688 --> 00:12:21.691
  • MANY, FOR GENERATIONS.SO I THINK FOR US, FOR MY
  • 00:12:21.691 --> 00:12:26.596
  • SO I THINK FOR US, FOR MYFAMILY, WE HAVE BEEN DOING THAT.
  • 00:12:26.596 --> 00:12:28.998
  • FAMILY, WE HAVE BEEN DOING THAT.MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN TELLING, AS
  • 00:12:28.998 --> 00:12:30.066
  • MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN TELLING, ASWE'VE BEEN LEADING OUR CHURCH
  • 00:12:30.066 --> 00:12:31.100
  • WE'VE BEEN LEADING OUR CHURCHTHROUGH THIS, WE'RE
  • 00:12:31.100 --> 00:12:32.034
  • THROUGH THIS, WE'REREDISCOVERING THE POWER OF A
  • 00:12:32.034 --> 00:12:35.705
  • REDISCOVERING THE POWER OF ABENDED KNEE.
  • 00:12:35.705 --> 00:12:37.039
  • BENDED KNEE.LEANING INTO THE LORD, DIGGING
  • 00:12:37.039 --> 00:12:38.875
  • LEANING INTO THE LORD, DIGGINGOUR ROOTS DEEP IN THIS
  • 00:12:38.875 --> 00:12:39.809
  • OUR ROOTS DEEP IN THISEXPERIENCE, IN THIS HEART
  • 00:12:39.809 --> 00:12:40.376
  • EXPERIENCE, IN THIS HEARTSICKNESS.
  • 00:12:40.376 --> 00:12:41.878
  • SICKNESS.SO WHEN THE PROMISE COMES, IT
  • 00:12:41.878 --> 00:12:44.547
  • SO WHEN THE PROMISE COMES, ITWILL BE A TREE OF LIFE FOR MANY.
  • 00:12:44.547 --> 00:12:47.150
  • WILL BE A TREE OF LIFE FOR MANY.- Brittany: ABSOLUTELY.
  • 00:12:47.150 --> 00:12:49.852
  • - Brittany: ABSOLUTELY.I KIND OF THINK OF-- I HAVE TO
  • 00:12:49.852 --> 00:12:52.054
  • I KIND OF THINK OF-- I HAVE TOREMIND MYSELF OF THIS OFTEN.
  • 00:12:52.054 --> 00:12:54.524
  • REMIND MYSELF OF THIS OFTEN.WHEN YOU ARE PLANTING SEEDS, YOU
  • 00:12:54.524 --> 00:12:55.291
  • WHEN YOU ARE PLANTING SEEDS, YOUWILL NOT SEE THE FRUIT OF IT FOR
  • 00:12:55.291 --> 00:12:57.293
  • WILL NOT SEE THE FRUIT OF IT FORYEARS TO COME.
  • 00:12:57.293 --> 00:12:58.995
  • YEARS TO COME.YET, WE HAVE TO BE FAITHFUL TO
  • 00:12:58.995 --> 00:13:00.863
  • YET, WE HAVE TO BE FAITHFUL TOPUT THAT SEED DOWN IN THE DARK
  • 00:13:00.863 --> 00:13:03.533
  • PUT THAT SEED DOWN IN THE DARKDIRT TO KEEP WATERING IT, TO
  • 00:13:03.533 --> 00:13:07.103
  • DIRT TO KEEP WATERING IT, TOKEEP WEEDING IT, UNTIL YOU WILL
  • 00:13:07.103 --> 00:13:08.437
  • KEEP WEEDING IT, UNTIL YOU WILLSEE THE GROWTH.
  • 00:13:08.437 --> 00:13:10.506
  • SEE THE GROWTH.AND SO EVERYONE AROUND US IN
  • 00:13:10.506 --> 00:13:12.175
  • AND SO EVERYONE AROUND US INTHIS SEASON THAT'S WALKING
  • 00:13:12.175 --> 00:13:13.676
  • THIS SEASON THAT'S WALKINGTHROUGH, WHICH IS OUR FAMILY AND
  • 00:13:13.676 --> 00:13:15.011
  • THROUGH, WHICH IS OUR FAMILY ANDOUR FRIENDS, THEY ARE WATCHING,
  • 00:13:15.011 --> 00:13:18.080
  • OUR FRIENDS, THEY ARE WATCHING,WHAT ARE WE DOING?
  • 00:13:18.080 --> 00:13:19.148
  • WHAT ARE WE DOING?WHAT ARE WE SOWING INTO THIS
  • 00:13:19.148 --> 00:13:20.149
  • WHAT ARE WE SOWING INTO THISSEASON?
  • 00:13:20.149 --> 00:13:20.817
  • SEASON?WHAT ARE YOUR COPING SKILLS
  • 00:13:20.817 --> 00:13:21.517
  • WHAT ARE YOUR COPING SKILLSRIGHT NOW?
  • 00:13:21.517 --> 00:13:22.852
  • RIGHT NOW?WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO COPE?
  • 00:13:22.852 --> 00:13:23.886
  • WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO COPE?WHERE ARE YOU GOING FOR COMFORT
  • 00:13:23.886 --> 00:13:24.921
  • WHERE ARE YOU GOING FOR COMFORTRIGHT NOW.
  • 00:13:24.921 --> 00:13:28.791
  • RIGHT NOW.IS MY SPECIAL RESPONSE TO THINGS
  • 00:13:28.791 --> 00:13:30.193
  • IS MY SPECIAL RESPONSE TO THINGSTO GO TO FOOD, TO PEOPLE, TO
  • 00:13:30.193 --> 00:13:31.694
  • TO GO TO FOOD, TO PEOPLE, TONUMBING THE PAIN?
  • 00:13:31.694 --> 00:13:34.030
  • NUMBING THE PAIN?TO NUMBING?
  • 00:13:34.030 --> 00:13:37.033
  • TO NUMBING?AM I TRYING TO FIND REST IN
  • 00:13:37.033 --> 00:13:40.503
  • AM I TRYING TO FIND REST INSCROLLING INSTEAD OF GOING TO
  • 00:13:40.503 --> 00:13:41.604
  • SCROLLING INSTEAD OF GOING TOSIT IN THE PAIN THAT I'M FEELING
  • 00:13:41.604 --> 00:13:42.505
  • SIT IN THE PAIN THAT I'M FEELINGRIGHT NOW AND SAY GOD, I'M
  • 00:13:42.505 --> 00:13:45.374
  • RIGHT NOW AND SAY GOD, I'MGIVING YOU THIS PAIN?
  • 00:13:45.374 --> 00:13:47.643
  • GIVING YOU THIS PAIN?AND SO MANY TIMES WE WANT TO
  • 00:13:47.643 --> 00:13:49.912
  • AND SO MANY TIMES WE WANT TOFILL IT INSTEAD OF FEEL IT.
  • 00:13:49.912 --> 00:13:50.713
  • FILL IT INSTEAD OF FEEL IT.BECAUSE NOBODY LIKES FEELING IT.
  • 00:13:50.713 --> 00:13:52.481
  • BECAUSE NOBODY LIKES FEELING IT.I DON'T LIKE FEELING PAIN.
  • 00:13:52.481 --> 00:13:54.483
  • I DON'T LIKE FEELING PAIN.I DON'T LIKE FEELING THE
  • 00:13:54.483 --> 00:13:57.186
  • I DON'T LIKE FEELING THEHELPLESSNESS THAT SOMETIMES WE
  • 00:13:57.186 --> 00:13:58.588
  • HELPLESSNESS THAT SOMETIMES WECAN FEEL AND THIS SEASON CAN
  • 00:13:58.588 --> 00:14:00.890
  • CAN FEEL AND THIS SEASON CANBRING ON.
  • 00:14:00.890 --> 00:14:02.625
  • BRING ON.BUT WHEN WE GO TO GOD IN THOSE
  • 00:14:02.625 --> 00:14:04.927
  • BUT WHEN WE GO TO GOD IN THOSERAW MOMENTS AND WHEN WE GIVE HIM
  • 00:14:04.927 --> 00:14:07.663
  • RAW MOMENTS AND WHEN WE GIVE HIMALL THOSE FEELINGS AND WHEN
  • 00:14:07.663 --> 00:14:08.464
  • ALL THOSE FEELINGS AND WHENADORE GOD FROM THAT PLACE, FROM
  • 00:14:08.464 --> 00:14:13.102
  • ADORE GOD FROM THAT PLACE, FROMTHAT BROKENNESS THAT HE SAYS,
  • 00:14:13.102 --> 00:14:14.170
  • THAT BROKENNESS THAT HE SAYS,ALL HE WANTS IS A BROKEN
  • 00:14:14.170 --> 00:14:14.837
  • ALL HE WANTS IS A BROKENCONTRITE SPIRIT BEFORE GOD.
  • 00:14:14.837 --> 00:14:15.538
  • CONTRITE SPIRIT BEFORE GOD.AND THAT IS HONORABLE AND THAT
  • 00:14:15.538 --> 00:14:18.441
  • AND THAT IS HONORABLE AND THATIS-- WHEN WE ARE HUMBLE BEFORE
  • 00:14:18.441 --> 00:14:19.709
  • IS-- WHEN WE ARE HUMBLE BEFOREHIM, HE WANTS A HUMBLE HEART AND
  • 00:14:19.709 --> 00:14:23.279
  • HIM, HE WANTS A HUMBLE HEART ANDHE MEETS US IN THE MIDST OF IT.
  • 00:14:23.279 --> 00:14:24.714
  • HE MEETS US IN THE MIDST OF IT.AND I DO THINK THAT THIS IS A
  • 00:14:24.714 --> 00:14:25.681
  • AND I DO THINK THAT THIS IS ASEASON WHERE IT'S REVEALED IN MY
  • 00:14:25.681 --> 00:14:26.816
  • SEASON WHERE IT'S REVEALED IN MYLIFE, A LOT OF SIN THAT I'VE HAD
  • 00:14:26.816 --> 00:14:27.450
  • LIFE, A LOT OF SIN THAT I'VE HADTO BRING TO GOD.
  • 00:14:27.450 --> 00:14:28.150
  • TO BRING TO GOD.OF GOD, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:14:28.150 --> 00:14:29.185
  • OF GOD, YOU KNOW WHAT?MY INITIAL RESPONSE WAS NOT TO
  • 00:14:29.185 --> 00:14:33.055
  • MY INITIAL RESPONSE WAS NOT TOGO TO YOU IN THIS.
  • 00:14:33.055 --> 00:14:33.890
  • GO TO YOU IN THIS.I WAS GOING TO MY COMFORT.
  • 00:14:33.890 --> 00:14:34.857
  • I WAS GOING TO MY COMFORT.BUT WHEN WE HAVE BEEN STRIPPED
  • 00:14:34.857 --> 00:14:40.229
  • BUT WHEN WE HAVE BEEN STRIPPEDAWAY FROM THE THINGS THAT WE
  • 00:14:40.229 --> 00:14:41.163
  • AWAY FROM THE THINGS THAT WENORMALLY HAVE AND NORMALLY GET
  • 00:14:41.163 --> 00:14:42.331
  • NORMALLY HAVE AND NORMALLY GETTO EXPERIENCE, WE ARE REMINDED,
  • 00:14:42.331 --> 00:14:43.132
  • TO EXPERIENCE, WE ARE REMINDED,GOD, WOULD YOU REROUTE THE WAY
  • 00:14:43.132 --> 00:14:45.902
  • GOD, WOULD YOU REROUTE THE WAYI'M THINKING AND BREATHING AND
  • 00:14:45.902 --> 00:14:47.470
  • I'M THINKING AND BREATHING ANDWHERE I'M POINTING MY FAMILY AND
  • 00:14:47.470 --> 00:14:49.272
  • WHERE I'M POINTING MY FAMILY ANDOTHERS AROUND ME?
  • 00:14:49.272 --> 00:14:52.041
  • OTHERS AROUND ME?I WANT MY KIDS TO SEE THAT JESUS
  • 00:14:52.041 --> 00:14:53.609
  • I WANT MY KIDS TO SEE THAT JESUSIS OUR FIRST RESPONSE.
  • 00:14:53.609 --> 00:14:55.411
  • IS OUR FIRST RESPONSE.NOT OUR COMFORT.
  • 00:14:55.411 --> 00:14:57.146
  • NOT OUR COMFORT.NOT WHAT WE CAN HAVE A BREAK
  • 00:14:57.146 --> 00:15:00.650
  • NOT WHAT WE CAN HAVE A BREAKFROM.
  • 00:15:00.650 --> 00:15:01.384
  • FROM.JESUS HAS TO BE OUR REFUGE, OUR
  • 00:15:01.384 --> 00:15:03.152
  • JESUS HAS TO BE OUR REFUGE, OURSTRENGTH, OUR STRONG TOWER, OUR
  • 00:15:03.152 --> 00:15:04.954
  • STRENGTH, OUR STRONG TOWER, OURHELP, WHERE THE RIGHTEOUS RUN
  • 00:15:04.954 --> 00:15:07.123
  • HELP, WHERE THE RIGHTEOUS RUNINTO IT AND THEY ARE SAFE.
  • 00:15:07.123 --> 00:15:09.358
  • INTO IT AND THEY ARE SAFE.AND WHAT ARE WE PORTRAYING TO
  • 00:15:09.358 --> 00:15:10.927
  • AND WHAT ARE WE PORTRAYING TOOTHERS AROUND US IN THIS SEASON?
  • 00:15:10.927 --> 00:15:12.762
  • OTHERS AROUND US IN THIS SEASON?- Lisa: YEAH, I LOVE THAT YOU
  • 00:15:12.762 --> 00:15:14.864
  • - Lisa: YEAH, I LOVE THAT YOUTALK ABOUT HUMILITY, BRITTANY,
  • 00:15:14.864 --> 00:15:16.399
  • TALK ABOUT HUMILITY, BRITTANY,AND NICOLE, YOU TALKED ABOUT THE
  • 00:15:16.399 --> 00:15:18.567
  • AND NICOLE, YOU TALKED ABOUT THEPOWER OF A BENDED KNEE.
  • 00:15:18.567 --> 00:15:22.204
  • POWER OF A BENDED KNEE.THE TWO THINGS THAT I FEEL HAVE
  • 00:15:22.204 --> 00:15:23.806
  • THE TWO THINGS THAT I FEEL HAVEBROUGHT BOTH OF THOSE INTO MY
  • 00:15:23.806 --> 00:15:25.741
  • BROUGHT BOTH OF THOSE INTO MYLIFE THIS SEASON, HUMILITY HAS
  • 00:15:25.741 --> 00:15:28.344
  • LIFE THIS SEASON, HUMILITY HASCOME FROM THE POWER OF ANDY'S
  • 00:15:28.344 --> 00:15:29.845
  • COME FROM THE POWER OF ANDY'SCUSTARD.
  • 00:15:29.845 --> 00:15:30.579
  • CUSTARD.THEY HAVE SOMETHING CALLED A
  • 00:15:30.579 --> 00:15:32.815
  • THEY HAVE SOMETHING CALLED ASNOW MONSTER THAT IS VANILLA ICE
  • 00:15:32.815 --> 00:15:34.817
  • SNOW MONSTER THAT IS VANILLA ICECREAM, STRAWBERRIES AND DARK
  • 00:15:34.817 --> 00:15:36.018
  • CREAM, STRAWBERRIES AND DARKCHOCOLATE, AND THAT HAS BEEN
  • 00:15:36.018 --> 00:15:37.720
  • CHOCOLATE, AND THAT HAS BEENDEEPLY SPIRITUAL AND HEALING FOR
  • 00:15:37.720 --> 00:15:38.821
  • DEEPLY SPIRITUAL AND HEALING FORME.
  • 00:15:38.821 --> 00:15:39.722
  • ME.SO I RESENTED WHEN YOU TALKED
  • 00:15:39.722 --> 00:15:41.457
  • SO I RESENTED WHEN YOU TALKEDABOUT GOING TO FOOD, BRITTANY,
  • 00:15:41.457 --> 00:15:43.893
  • ABOUT GOING TO FOOD, BRITTANY,AND IF WE WERE FACE-TO-FACE
  • 00:15:43.893 --> 00:15:45.061
  • AND IF WE WERE FACE-TO-FACERIGHT NOW, I WOULD HAVE PINCHED
  • 00:15:45.061 --> 00:15:46.495
  • RIGHT NOW, I WOULD HAVE PINCHEDYOUR HANGY DOWN PART REALLY
  • 00:15:46.495 --> 00:15:47.964
  • YOUR HANGY DOWN PART REALLYHARD.
  • 00:15:47.964 --> 00:15:49.031
  • HARD.ACTUALLY, I WOULD PINCH YOU
  • 00:15:49.031 --> 00:15:49.799
  • ACTUALLY, I WOULD PINCH YOUHARDER BECAUSE I DON'T THINK YOU
  • 00:15:49.799 --> 00:15:51.334
  • HARDER BECAUSE I DON'T THINK YOUHAVE HANGY DOWN PARTS.
  • 00:15:51.334 --> 00:15:52.868
  • HAVE HANGY DOWN PARTS.BUT, NOW LET ME DELVE INTO A
  • 00:15:52.868 --> 00:15:54.136
  • BUT, NOW LET ME DELVE INTO AMORE SPIRITUAL PLACE.
  • 00:15:54.136 --> 00:15:56.672
  • MORE SPIRITUAL PLACE.WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT THE POWER
  • 00:15:56.672 --> 00:15:58.774
  • WHEN YOU TALKED ABOUT THE POWEROF THE BENDED KNEE, NICOLE,
  • 00:15:58.774 --> 00:16:00.543
  • OF THE BENDED KNEE, NICOLE,WHERE GOD HAS ME IN THIS PLACE
  • 00:16:00.543 --> 00:16:01.844
  • WHERE GOD HAS ME IN THIS PLACEOF THANKSGIVING.
  • 00:16:01.844 --> 00:16:03.245
  • OF THANKSGIVING.I THINK SITTING-- BRITTANY, YOU
  • 00:16:03.245 --> 00:16:04.747
  • I THINK SITTING-- BRITTANY, YOUSAID SITTING, BEING COGNIZANT OF
  • 00:16:04.747 --> 00:16:06.349
  • SAID SITTING, BEING COGNIZANT OFWHAT'S GOING THROUGH OUR HEART,
  • 00:16:06.349 --> 00:16:10.019
  • WHAT'S GOING THROUGH OUR HEART,I FOUND MYSELF THINKING, WE'RE
  • 00:16:10.019 --> 00:16:11.620
  • I FOUND MYSELF THINKING, WE'REFOCUSED ON JOY, THE WORD IN
  • 00:16:11.620 --> 00:16:12.822
  • FOCUSED ON JOY, THE WORD INGREEK IN THE NEW TESTAMENT.
  • 00:16:12.822 --> 00:16:14.123
  • GREEK IN THE NEW TESTAMENT.THE NEW TESTAMENT WAS ORIGINALLY
  • 00:16:14.123 --> 00:16:15.858
  • THE NEW TESTAMENT WAS ORIGINALLYWRITTEN IN GREEK AND ARAMAIC,
  • 00:16:15.858 --> 00:16:18.327
  • WRITTEN IN GREEK AND ARAMAIC,THE GREEK WORD FOR JOY IS CHARA,
  • 00:16:18.327 --> 00:16:19.061
  • THE GREEK WORD FOR JOY IS CHARA,THE ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION OF
  • 00:16:19.061 --> 00:16:21.731
  • THE ENGLISH TRANSLITERATION OFTHAT IS CHARA.
  • 00:16:21.731 --> 00:16:22.431
  • THAT IS CHARA.IT'S SPELLED DIFFERENT IN THE
  • 00:16:22.431 --> 00:16:24.767
  • IT'S SPELLED DIFFERENT IN THEGREEK.
  • 00:16:24.767 --> 00:16:26.602
  • GREEK.BUT CHARA IS A ROOT OF THE WORD
  • 00:16:26.602 --> 00:16:27.336
  • BUT CHARA IS A ROOT OF THE WORDEUCHARISTEO, WHICH MEANS
  • 00:16:27.336 --> 00:16:30.039
  • EUCHARISTEO, WHICH MEANSTHANKSGIVING.
  • 00:16:30.039 --> 00:16:31.307
  • THANKSGIVING.SO IF YOU JUST STOP AND THINK
  • 00:16:31.307 --> 00:16:32.875
  • SO IF YOU JUST STOP AND THINKABOUT THAT, KIND OF TAKE THE
  • 00:16:32.875 --> 00:16:33.709
  • ABOUT THAT, KIND OF TAKE THECOOKIES ON THE LOWER SHELF FROM
  • 00:16:33.709 --> 00:16:35.911
  • COOKIES ON THE LOWER SHELF FROMTHE EXEGESIS, WE WILL FIND THE
  • 00:16:35.911 --> 00:16:41.150
  • THE EXEGESIS, WE WILL FIND THEFRUIT OF JOY IN THE FIELD OF
  • 00:16:41.150 --> 00:16:42.885
  • FRUIT OF JOY IN THE FIELD OFTHANKSGIVING.
  • 00:16:42.885 --> 00:16:44.420
  • THANKSGIVING.GRATITUDE IS THE-- NOT JUST THE
  • 00:16:44.420 --> 00:16:47.857
  • GRATITUDE IS THE-- NOT JUST THEFRUIT OF THANKSGIVING.
  • 00:16:47.857 --> 00:16:50.760
  • FRUIT OF THANKSGIVING.WE DON'T FIND JOY WHEN WE THANK
  • 00:16:50.760 --> 00:16:52.762
  • WE DON'T FIND JOY WHEN WE THANKGOD ONLY, IT'S ALSO THE FUEL OF
  • 00:16:52.762 --> 00:16:55.598
  • GOD ONLY, IT'S ALSO THE FUEL OFJOY.
  • 00:16:55.598 --> 00:16:59.435
  • JOY.SO IF WE WILL BEND OUR KNEE AND
  • 00:16:59.435 --> 00:17:00.503
  • SO IF WE WILL BEND OUR KNEE ANDREMEMBER, AS YOU SEE IT OVER AND
  • 00:17:00.503 --> 00:17:01.537
  • REMEMBER, AS YOU SEE IT OVER ANDOVER AND OVER AGAIN, ESPECIALLY
  • 00:17:01.537 --> 00:17:02.671
  • OVER AND OVER AGAIN, ESPECIALLYIN THE OLD TESTAMENT, REMEMBER,
  • 00:17:02.671 --> 00:17:04.974
  • IN THE OLD TESTAMENT, REMEMBER,REMEMBER, DEUTERONOMY IS TWO
  • 00:17:04.974 --> 00:17:06.308
  • REMEMBER, DEUTERONOMY IS TWOSERMONS BASED ON REMEMBER.
  • 00:17:06.308 --> 00:17:07.176
  • SERMONS BASED ON REMEMBER.REMEMBER HOW GOOD HE IS.
  • 00:17:07.176 --> 00:17:08.411
  • REMEMBER HOW GOOD HE IS.REMEMBER HOW FAITHFUL HE IS,
  • 00:17:08.411 --> 00:17:09.278
  • REMEMBER HOW FAITHFUL HE IS,REMEMBER HOW KIND HE IS.
  • 00:17:09.278 --> 00:17:11.080
  • REMEMBER HOW KIND HE IS.REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR
  • 00:17:11.080 --> 00:17:11.914
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD HAS DONE FORYOU.
  • 00:17:11.914 --> 00:17:12.648
  • YOU.REMEMBER WHAT GOD PROVIDED FOR
  • 00:17:12.648 --> 00:17:14.350
  • REMEMBER WHAT GOD PROVIDED FORYOU.
  • 00:17:14.350 --> 00:17:16.318
  • YOU.LOOK OVER YOUR LIFE AND YOU SEE
  • 00:17:16.318 --> 00:17:17.086
  • LOOK OVER YOUR LIFE AND YOU SEETHE PRESENCE OF GOD.
  • 00:17:17.086 --> 00:17:19.355
  • THE PRESENCE OF GOD.IF WE WILL REMEMBER AND BE
  • 00:17:19.355 --> 00:17:22.525
  • IF WE WILL REMEMBER AND BEGRATEFUL, THEN JOY WILL BE OUR
  • 00:17:22.525 --> 00:17:24.760
  • GRATEFUL, THEN JOY WILL BE OURPORTION.
  • 00:17:24.760 --> 00:17:26.562
  • PORTION.BECAUSE YOU DON'T JUST FIND THE
  • 00:17:26.562 --> 00:17:29.799
  • BECAUSE YOU DON'T JUST FIND THEFRUIT OF JOY, YOU GET SATURATED
  • 00:17:29.799 --> 00:17:32.768
  • FRUIT OF JOY, YOU GET SATURATEDWITH THE OIL OF GLADNESS.
  • 00:17:32.768 --> 00:17:34.970
  • WITH THE OIL OF GLADNESS.IF YOU WILL ACTUALLY SIT IN THE
  • 00:17:34.970 --> 00:17:37.206
  • IF YOU WILL ACTUALLY SIT IN THEFIELD OF THANKSGIVING AND TAKE
  • 00:17:37.206 --> 00:17:41.343
  • FIELD OF THANKSGIVING AND TAKETHE TIME TO REMEMBER HOW GOD IS.
  • 00:17:41.343 --> 00:17:42.878
  • THE TIME TO REMEMBER HOW GOD IS.SO IT'S NOT JUST DIVORCING
  • 00:17:42.878 --> 00:17:44.947
  • SO IT'S NOT JUST DIVORCINGYOURSELF FROM YOUR FEELINGS,
  • 00:17:44.947 --> 00:17:46.015
  • YOURSELF FROM YOUR FEELINGS,IT'S ACTUALLY GOING, LET ME GO
  • 00:17:46.015 --> 00:17:47.349
  • IT'S ACTUALLY GOING, LET ME GOTO THE ORIGIN OF MY FEELINGS.
  • 00:17:47.349 --> 00:17:48.451
  • TO THE ORIGIN OF MY FEELINGS.I FEEL SAD BECAUSE I FEEL
  • 00:17:48.451 --> 00:17:51.153
  • I FEEL SAD BECAUSE I FEELABANDONED.
  • 00:17:51.153 --> 00:17:52.321
  • ABANDONED.HAS GOD ABANDONED ME?
  • 00:17:52.321 --> 00:17:53.622
  • HAS GOD ABANDONED ME?NOPE.
  • 00:17:53.622 --> 00:17:55.124
  • NOPE.NO, HE NEVER HAS.
  • 00:17:55.124 --> 00:17:56.158
  • NO, HE NEVER HAS.SO INSTEAD OF BEING AFRAID OF
  • 00:17:56.158 --> 00:17:57.426
  • SO INSTEAD OF BEING AFRAID OFYOUR FEELINGS, WE'RE FILLED WITH
  • 00:17:57.426 --> 00:17:58.661
  • YOUR FEELINGS, WE'RE FILLED WITHESTROGEN, UNLESS, LIKE ME,
  • 00:17:58.661 --> 00:18:00.396
  • ESTROGEN, UNLESS, LIKE ME,YOU'RE 56 AND PASSED MOST OF THE
  • 00:18:00.396 --> 00:18:01.497
  • YOU'RE 56 AND PASSED MOST OF THEESTROGEN, WE'RE GONNA HAVE
  • 00:18:01.497 --> 00:18:03.766
  • ESTROGEN, WE'RE GONNA HAVEFEELINGS.
  • 00:18:03.766 --> 00:18:05.501
  • FEELINGS.SO YOU BRING ALL OF WHO YOU ARE
  • 00:18:05.501 --> 00:18:07.303
  • SO YOU BRING ALL OF WHO YOU ARETO ALL OF WHO GOD IS AND YOU GO,
  • 00:18:07.303 --> 00:18:08.938
  • TO ALL OF WHO GOD IS AND YOU GO,THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.
  • 00:18:08.938 --> 00:18:10.106
  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.JUST LIKE THAT TENTH LEPER IN
  • 00:18:10.106 --> 00:18:11.740
  • JUST LIKE THAT TENTH LEPER INLUKE 17.
  • 00:18:11.740 --> 00:18:13.342
  • LUKE 17.REMEMBER, TEN WERE HEALED, BUT
  • 00:18:13.342 --> 00:18:16.712
  • REMEMBER, TEN WERE HEALED, BUTONLY ONE WENT BACK TO JESUS,
  • 00:18:16.712 --> 00:18:18.147
  • ONLY ONE WENT BACK TO JESUS,FELT HIS FACE AND SAID,
  • 00:18:18.147 --> 00:18:19.248
  • FELT HIS FACE AND SAID,THANK YOU.
  • 00:18:19.248 --> 00:18:20.449
  • THANK YOU.I LOVE IT THAT DR. LUKE SAYS,
  • 00:18:20.449 --> 00:18:23.786
  • I LOVE IT THAT DR. LUKE SAYS,AND HE WAS A SAMARITAN.
  • 00:18:23.786 --> 00:18:24.753
  • AND HE WAS A SAMARITAN.IN OTHER WORDS, HE WASN'T JUST
  • 00:18:24.753 --> 00:18:26.789
  • IN OTHER WORDS, HE WASN'T JUSTPHYSICALLY SICK.
  • 00:18:26.789 --> 00:18:28.157
  • PHYSICALLY SICK.HE HAD BEEN OSTRACIZED FROM THE
  • 00:18:28.157 --> 00:18:29.425
  • HE HAD BEEN OSTRACIZED FROM THETIME HE WAS A LITTLE BOY BECAUSE
  • 00:18:29.425 --> 00:18:31.360
  • TIME HE WAS A LITTLE BOY BECAUSEOF HIS ETHNICITY AND JESUS SAYS,
  • 00:18:31.360 --> 00:18:33.262
  • OF HIS ETHNICITY AND JESUS SAYS,BECAUSE HE REMEMBERED.
  • 00:18:33.262 --> 00:18:35.598
  • BECAUSE HE REMEMBERED.HE COULDN'T FORGET HOW HARD HIS
  • 00:18:35.598 --> 00:18:36.699
  • HE COULDN'T FORGET HOW HARD HISLIFE WAS PRIOR TO ENCOUNTERING
  • 00:18:36.699 --> 00:18:38.968
  • LIFE WAS PRIOR TO ENCOUNTERINGTHE CHRIST.
  • 00:18:38.968 --> 00:18:40.302
  • THE CHRIST.SO HE COULDN'T HELP BUT SAY
  • 00:18:40.302 --> 00:18:41.604
  • SO HE COULDN'T HELP BUT SAYTHANK YOU.
  • 00:18:41.604 --> 00:18:42.404
  • THANK YOU.I WANT TO BE LIKE THAT TENTH
  • 00:18:42.404 --> 00:18:43.672
  • I WANT TO BE LIKE THAT TENTHLEPER.
  • 00:18:43.672 --> 00:18:45.407
  • LEPER.I WANT TO BE LIKE SO OVERWHELMED
  • 00:18:45.407 --> 00:18:47.276
  • I WANT TO BE LIKE SO OVERWHELMEDAT WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR ME.
  • 00:18:47.276 --> 00:18:48.444
  • AT WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR ME.WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR MY
  • 00:18:48.444 --> 00:18:49.678
  • WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR MYDAUGHTER.
  • 00:18:49.678 --> 00:18:50.679
  • DAUGHTER.THE DOCTORS IN HAITI SAID MISSY
  • 00:18:50.679 --> 00:18:51.814
  • THE DOCTORS IN HAITI SAID MISSYWOULDN'T LIVE.
  • 00:18:51.814 --> 00:18:53.682
  • WOULDN'T LIVE.MY BABY YESTERDAY AT THE DOCTOR
  • 00:18:53.682 --> 00:18:55.117
  • MY BABY YESTERDAY AT THE DOCTORWE FOUND OUT SHE HAD GROWN AN
  • 00:18:55.117 --> 00:18:58.487
  • WE FOUND OUT SHE HAD GROWN ANINCH IN THE LAST FIVE MONTHS.
  • 00:18:58.487 --> 00:18:59.622
  • INCH IN THE LAST FIVE MONTHS.SHE'S NOT JUST ON THE CHART,
  • 00:18:59.622 --> 00:19:01.190
  • SHE'S NOT JUST ON THE CHART,SHE'S KILLING IT.
  • 00:19:01.190 --> 00:19:03.225
  • SHE'S KILLING IT.BECAUSE OF THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:19:03.225 --> 00:19:04.727
  • BECAUSE OF THE GOODNESS OF GOD.WE WILL SEE HIS GOODNESS IN THE
  • 00:19:04.727 --> 00:19:06.362
  • WE WILL SEE HIS GOODNESS IN THELAND OF THE LIVING.
  • 00:19:06.362 --> 00:19:07.463
  • LAND OF THE LIVING.AND I WANT TO BE LIKE THAT
  • 00:19:07.463 --> 00:19:09.131
  • AND I WANT TO BE LIKE THATLEPER.
  • 00:19:09.131 --> 00:19:10.833
  • LEPER.I WANT TO JUST CONSTANTLY BE IN
  • 00:19:10.833 --> 00:19:12.434
  • I WANT TO JUST CONSTANTLY BE INTHE POSTURE OF SAYING THANK YOU,
  • 00:19:12.434 --> 00:19:14.036
  • THE POSTURE OF SAYING THANK YOU,THANK YOU, THANK YOU, JESUS, YOU
  • 00:19:14.036 --> 00:19:15.604
  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU, JESUS, YOUARE SO GOOD, YOU ARE SO KIND.
  • 00:19:15.604 --> 00:19:17.806
  • ARE SO GOOD, YOU ARE SO KIND.YOU ARE ENOUGH FOR US, EVEN WHEN
  • 00:19:17.806 --> 00:19:19.775
  • YOU ARE ENOUGH FOR US, EVEN WHENI CAN'T SEE AROUND THE CORNER OF
  • 00:19:19.775 --> 00:19:21.443
  • I CAN'T SEE AROUND THE CORNER OFTHESE COVID CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU
  • 00:19:21.443 --> 00:19:23.812
  • THESE COVID CIRCUMSTANCES, YOUARE ENOUGH AND YOUR GRACE IS
  • 00:19:23.812 --> 00:19:26.048
  • ARE ENOUGH AND YOUR GRACE ISSUFFICIENT.
  • 00:19:26.048 --> 00:19:26.949
  • SUFFICIENT.SO, I WANT TO GROW UP DURING
  • 00:19:26.949 --> 00:19:27.983
  • SO, I WANT TO GROW UP DURINGTHESE TIMES.
  • 00:19:27.983 --> 00:19:29.051
  • THESE TIMES.I DON'T WANT TO COME OUT OF
  • 00:19:29.051 --> 00:19:30.419
  • I DON'T WANT TO COME OUT OFCOVID THE SAME WOMAN I WAS WHEN
  • 00:19:30.419 --> 00:19:31.654
  • COVID THE SAME WOMAN I WAS WHENI WENT IN.
  • 00:19:31.654 --> 00:19:32.788
  • I WENT IN.I DON'T WANT TO WASTE THIS
  • 00:19:32.788 --> 00:19:34.857
  • I DON'T WANT TO WASTE THISSEASON.
  • 00:19:34.857 --> 00:19:35.858
  • SEASON.I WANT TO GROW IN THE AREAS THAT
  • 00:19:35.858 --> 00:19:37.226
  • I WANT TO GROW IN THE AREAS THATPAUL TALKS ABOUT.
  • 00:19:37.226 --> 00:19:38.494
  • PAUL TALKS ABOUT.I WANT TO HAVE MORE ENDURANCE
  • 00:19:38.494 --> 00:19:39.695
  • I WANT TO HAVE MORE ENDURANCEAND MORE PERSEVERANCE,
  • 00:19:39.695 --> 00:19:41.197
  • AND MORE PERSEVERANCE,MORE KINDNESS, MORE HOPE.
  • 00:19:41.197 --> 00:19:42.498
  • MORE KINDNESS, MORE HOPE.I WANT TO KNOW LIKE I KNOW MY
  • 00:19:42.498 --> 00:19:44.567
  • I WANT TO KNOW LIKE I KNOW MYNAME THAT IF WE PUT OUR HOPE IN
  • 00:19:44.567 --> 00:19:46.035
  • NAME THAT IF WE PUT OUR HOPE INHIM WE WILL NEVER BE COVERED
  • 00:19:46.035 --> 00:19:47.169
  • HIM WE WILL NEVER BE COVEREDWITH SHAME.
  • 00:19:47.169 --> 00:19:48.103
  • WITH SHAME.WE WILL NEVER CARRY
  • 00:19:48.103 --> 00:19:51.674
  • WE WILL NEVER CARRYDISAPPOINTMENT.
  • 00:19:51.674 --> 00:19:54.376
  • DISAPPOINTMENT.- Laurie: I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:19:54.376 --> 00:19:55.077
  • - Laurie: I LOVE THAT.BECAUSE THE TRIALS MAKE US
  • 00:19:55.077 --> 00:19:56.779
  • BECAUSE THE TRIALS MAKE USSTRONGER.
  • 00:19:56.779 --> 00:19:58.747
  • STRONGER.A LOT OF TIMES, I THINK GOD
  • 00:19:58.747 --> 00:20:00.849
  • A LOT OF TIMES, I THINK GODNEEDS US TO BE STRONGER.
  • 00:20:00.849 --> 00:20:01.584
  • NEEDS US TO BE STRONGER.YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT COMING
  • 00:20:01.584 --> 00:20:03.152
  • YOU WERE TALKING ABOUT COMINGOUT OF THIS SEASON.
  • 00:20:03.152 --> 00:20:05.788
  • OUT OF THIS SEASON.THE THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING
  • 00:20:05.788 --> 00:20:07.489
  • THE THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENINGRIGHT NOW IN OUR SPIRITS ARE FOR
  • 00:20:07.489 --> 00:20:09.091
  • RIGHT NOW IN OUR SPIRITS ARE FOROUR DESTINY AND FOR-- THERE'S A
  • 00:20:09.091 --> 00:20:10.559
  • OUR DESTINY AND FOR-- THERE'S AREASON FOR IT.
  • 00:20:10.559 --> 00:20:12.294
  • REASON FOR IT.IT'S FOR OUR FUTURE.
  • 00:20:12.294 --> 00:20:15.397
  • IT'S FOR OUR FUTURE.IT'S THE SPIRIT'S JOY THAT IS A
  • 00:20:15.397 --> 00:20:18.033
  • IT'S THE SPIRIT'S JOY THAT IS ANEVER ENDING WELL.
  • 00:20:18.033 --> 00:20:19.969
  • NEVER ENDING WELL.IT TAKES YOU ON THE LONG HAUL.
  • 00:20:19.969 --> 00:20:22.404
  • IT TAKES YOU ON THE LONG HAUL.IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT IS
  • 00:20:22.404 --> 00:20:23.872
  • IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT ISSHORTSIGHTED.
  • 00:20:23.872 --> 00:20:24.940
  • SHORTSIGHTED.IT CARRIES YOU ALL THE WAY TO
  • 00:20:24.940 --> 00:20:26.108
  • IT CARRIES YOU ALL THE WAY TOGLORY.
  • 00:20:26.108 --> 00:20:27.676
  • GLORY.AND I LOVE THAT.
  • 00:20:27.676 --> 00:20:28.744
  • AND I LOVE THAT.BECAUSE WE CAN TRUST IN THAT.
  • 00:20:28.744 --> 00:20:30.045
  • BECAUSE WE CAN TRUST IN THAT.I THINK IT IS, LISA, YOU AND I
  • 00:20:30.045 --> 00:20:32.781
  • I THINK IT IS, LISA, YOU AND IARE A FEW DAYS APART IN AGE, AND
  • 00:20:32.781 --> 00:20:36.585
  • ARE A FEW DAYS APART IN AGE, ANDI THINK, WHEN WE TALK ABOUT
  • 00:20:36.585 --> 00:20:41.056
  • I THINK, WHEN WE TALK ABOUTLOOKING BACK, I THINK WITH AGE
  • 00:20:41.056 --> 00:20:43.459
  • LOOKING BACK, I THINK WITH AGEYOU CAN LOOK BACK AND-- I
  • 00:20:43.459 --> 00:20:45.327
  • YOU CAN LOOK BACK AND-- IREMEMBER A WORD THAT WAS GIVEN
  • 00:20:45.327 --> 00:20:47.096
  • REMEMBER A WORD THAT WAS GIVENTO US YEARS AGO, IT SAID THE
  • 00:20:47.096 --> 00:20:48.364
  • TO US YEARS AGO, IT SAID THEHARDER IT LOOKS THE EASIER IT'S
  • 00:20:48.364 --> 00:20:51.066
  • HARDER IT LOOKS THE EASIER IT'SGONNA GET, BECAUSE YOU GET TO
  • 00:20:51.066 --> 00:20:54.903
  • GONNA GET, BECAUSE YOU GET TOCLIMBING THOSE MOUNTAINS AND,
  • 00:20:54.903 --> 00:20:57.506
  • CLIMBING THOSE MOUNTAINS AND,YEAH, I KNOW, BUT, GOD, WE TOOK
  • 00:20:57.506 --> 00:20:58.707
  • YEAH, I KNOW, BUT, GOD, WE TOOKTHAT OTHER MOUNTAIN OVER THERE.
  • 00:20:58.707 --> 00:21:01.610
  • THAT OTHER MOUNTAIN OVER THERE.SO THE NEXT ONE WE'RE GONNA TAKE
  • 00:21:01.610 --> 00:21:05.547
  • SO THE NEXT ONE WE'RE GONNA TAKEAND WE'RE GONNA TAKE THE NEXT
  • 00:21:05.547 --> 00:21:06.248
  • AND WE'RE GONNA TAKE THE NEXTONE AND IT MAKES YOU STRONGER.
  • 00:21:06.248 --> 00:21:07.549
  • ONE AND IT MAKES YOU STRONGER.AND FROM GLORY TO GLORY TO
  • 00:21:07.549 --> 00:21:09.952
  • AND FROM GLORY TO GLORY TOGLORY.
  • 00:21:09.952 --> 00:21:10.953
  • GLORY.AND I BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE
  • 00:21:10.953 --> 00:21:11.920
  • AND I BELIEVE THAT EVERYONEWATCHING THAT THAT'S GONNA BE
  • 00:21:11.920 --> 00:21:13.389
  • WATCHING THAT THAT'S GONNA BETHE TESTIMONY.
  • 00:21:13.389 --> 00:21:15.491
  • THE TESTIMONY.GOD TOOK ME FROM HERE AND HERE
  • 00:21:15.491 --> 00:21:16.925
  • GOD TOOK ME FROM HERE AND HERETO HERE, AND IF IT WASN'T FOR
  • 00:21:16.925 --> 00:21:18.093
  • TO HERE, AND IF IT WASN'T FORTHAT, I WOULDN'T BE HERE TODAY,
  • 00:21:18.093 --> 00:21:19.261
  • THAT, I WOULDN'T BE HERE TODAY,AND THAT'S WHAT I HAVE STRENGTH
  • 00:21:19.261 --> 00:21:20.629
  • AND THAT'S WHAT I HAVE STRENGTHFOR FOR TODAY, TO FIGHT THIS
  • 00:21:20.629 --> 00:21:21.797
  • FOR FOR TODAY, TO FIGHT THISBATTLE NOW AND TO TAKE THIS
  • 00:21:21.797 --> 00:21:25.634
  • BATTLE NOW AND TO TAKE THISMOUNTAIN.
  • 00:21:25.634 --> 00:21:26.735
  • MOUNTAIN.- CECE: YES.
  • 00:21:26.735 --> 00:21:29.271
  • - CECE: YES.I TOTALLY AGREE.
  • 00:21:29.271 --> 00:21:30.773
  • I TOTALLY AGREE.REMEMBERING, BUT ALSO ONE OF THE
  • 00:21:30.773 --> 00:21:32.274
  • REMEMBERING, BUT ALSO ONE OF THETHINGS THAT LISA SAID, I KNOW,
  • 00:21:32.274 --> 00:21:33.909
  • THINGS THAT LISA SAID, I KNOW,IF Y'ALL ARE WATCHING TODAY, I
  • 00:21:33.909 --> 00:21:37.146
  • IF Y'ALL ARE WATCHING TODAY, IKNOW THIS IS THE KEY TO JOY,
  • 00:21:37.146 --> 00:21:41.216
  • KNOW THIS IS THE KEY TO JOY,KEEPING JOY, LAUGHTER, AND THAT
  • 00:21:41.216 --> 00:21:42.918
  • KEEPING JOY, LAUGHTER, AND THATIS THANKSGIVING.
  • 00:21:42.918 --> 00:21:44.119
  • IS THANKSGIVING.I THINK IT WAS NICOLE THAT
  • 00:21:44.119 --> 00:21:45.721
  • I THINK IT WAS NICOLE THATBROUGHT UP THE SCRIPTURE THAT
  • 00:21:45.721 --> 00:21:47.690
  • BROUGHT UP THE SCRIPTURE THATTHE GARMENT OF PRAISE WILL LIFT
  • 00:21:47.690 --> 00:21:49.692
  • THE GARMENT OF PRAISE WILL LIFTTHE SPIRIT OF HEAVINESS.
  • 00:21:49.692 --> 00:21:50.826
  • THE SPIRIT OF HEAVINESS.IT IS GUARANTEED.
  • 00:21:50.826 --> 00:21:52.494
  • IT IS GUARANTEED.IT WORKS EVERY TIME.
  • 00:21:52.494 --> 00:21:53.595
  • IT WORKS EVERY TIME.THERE'S NO WAY YOU CAN BE
  • 00:21:53.595 --> 00:21:54.430
  • THERE'S NO WAY YOU CAN BETHANKFUL AND COMPLAIN AT THE
  • 00:21:54.430 --> 00:21:55.664
  • THANKFUL AND COMPLAIN AT THESAME TIME.
  • 00:21:55.664 --> 00:21:57.266
  • SAME TIME.IT JUST DOESN'T HAPPEN.
  • 00:21:57.266 --> 00:21:58.334
  • IT JUST DOESN'T HAPPEN.IF YOU KEEP YOUR EYES ON HIM AND
  • 00:21:58.334 --> 00:21:59.635
  • IF YOU KEEP YOUR EYES ON HIM ANDYOU COME UP WITH THAT
  • 00:21:59.635 --> 00:22:00.536
  • YOU COME UP WITH THATDISCIPLINE, THE BIBLE SAYS I
  • 00:22:00.536 --> 00:22:01.403
  • DISCIPLINE, THE BIBLE SAYS IWILL BLESS THE LORD AT ALL
  • 00:22:01.403 --> 00:22:02.805
  • WILL BLESS THE LORD AT ALLTIMES.
  • 00:22:02.805 --> 00:22:03.605
  • TIMES.HIS PRAISES SHALL CONTINUALLY BE
  • 00:22:03.605 --> 00:22:05.174
  • HIS PRAISES SHALL CONTINUALLY BEIN MY MOUTH.
  • 00:22:05.174 --> 00:22:07.543
  • IN MY MOUTH.THAT WILL FUEL YOUR JOY EVERY
  • 00:22:07.543 --> 00:22:09.078
  • THAT WILL FUEL YOUR JOY EVERYSINGLE DAY.
  • 00:22:09.078 --> 00:22:11.046
  • SINGLE DAY.PRAISE GOD WHETHER YOU FEEL LIKE
  • 00:22:11.046 --> 00:22:12.614
  • PRAISE GOD WHETHER YOU FEEL LIKEIT OR NOT.
  • 00:22:12.614 --> 00:22:14.350
  • IT OR NOT.IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER.
  • 00:22:14.350 --> 00:22:17.453
  • IT REALLY DOESN'T MATTER.BECAUSE WHEN YOU BEGIN TO PRAISE
  • 00:22:17.453 --> 00:22:19.021
  • BECAUSE WHEN YOU BEGIN TO PRAISEHIM, THEN YOU CAN SEE WHO HE IS
  • 00:22:19.021 --> 00:22:20.856
  • HIM, THEN YOU CAN SEE WHO HE ISAND ALL OF A SUDDEN WHEN YOU SEE
  • 00:22:20.856 --> 00:22:22.358
  • AND ALL OF A SUDDEN WHEN YOU SEEWHO HE IS, YOU REALIZE THAT YOUR
  • 00:22:22.358 --> 00:22:24.093
  • WHO HE IS, YOU REALIZE THAT YOURPROBLEMS ARE REALLY SMALL.
  • 00:22:24.093 --> 00:22:25.828
  • PROBLEMS ARE REALLY SMALL.- Lisa: THAT'S RIGHT.
  • 00:22:25.828 --> 00:22:26.562
  • - Lisa: THAT'S RIGHT.CECE IF I HAD A MIC I WOULD DROP
  • 00:22:26.562 --> 00:22:31.033
  • CECE IF I HAD A MIC I WOULD DROPIT.
  • 00:22:31.033 --> 00:22:32.801
  • IT.- CECE: DON'T DROP IT, GO AHEAD
  • 00:22:32.801 --> 00:22:36.405
  • - CECE: DON'T DROP IT, GO AHEADAND PRAY, LISA.
  • 00:22:36.405 --> 00:22:37.840
  • AND PRAY, LISA.- Lisa: LORD, JESUS, JESUS,
  • 00:22:37.840 --> 00:22:39.908
  • - Lisa: LORD, JESUS, JESUS,JESUS, THE BRIGHT MORNING STAR,
  • 00:22:39.908 --> 00:22:41.643
  • JESUS, THE BRIGHT MORNING STAR,THE LILY OF THE VALLEY, THE LAMB
  • 00:22:41.643 --> 00:22:44.079
  • THE LILY OF THE VALLEY, THE LAMBWHO WAS SLAIN FOR US, THE PRINCE
  • 00:22:44.079 --> 00:22:46.915
  • WHO WAS SLAIN FOR US, THE PRINCEOF PEACE, THE AUTHOR OF OUR
  • 00:22:46.915 --> 00:22:49.184
  • OF PEACE, THE AUTHOR OF OURSTORY, KING JESUS, THIS JESUS,
  • 00:22:49.184 --> 00:22:51.787
  • STORY, KING JESUS, THIS JESUS,THE MESSIAH, JESUS, THE NAME
  • 00:22:51.787 --> 00:22:53.389
  • THE MESSIAH, JESUS, THE NAMEABOVE EVERY NAME.
  • 00:22:53.389 --> 00:22:55.257
  • ABOVE EVERY NAME.THE NAME THAT ONE DAY EVERY KNEE
  • 00:22:55.257 --> 00:22:56.892
  • THE NAME THAT ONE DAY EVERY KNEEWILL BOW BEFORE, JESUS.
  • 00:22:56.892 --> 00:22:59.495
  • WILL BOW BEFORE, JESUS.THANK YOU FOR FULFILLING YOUR
  • 00:22:59.495 --> 00:23:01.563
  • THANK YOU FOR FULFILLING YOURPROMISE THAT YOU DID NOT LEAVE
  • 00:23:01.563 --> 00:23:02.998
  • PROMISE THAT YOU DID NOT LEAVEUS AS ORPHANS.
  • 00:23:02.998 --> 00:23:04.900
  • US AS ORPHANS.THANK YOU FOR YOUR ABIDING
  • 00:23:04.900 --> 00:23:06.668
  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR ABIDINGPRESENCE.
  • 00:23:06.668 --> 00:23:08.637
  • PRESENCE.THANK YOU TODAY THAT YOU HAVE
  • 00:23:08.637 --> 00:23:11.073
  • THANK YOU TODAY THAT YOU HAVEBLOWN YOUR SPIRIT, YOUR HOLY
  • 00:23:11.073 --> 00:23:13.008
  • BLOWN YOUR SPIRIT, YOUR HOLYSPIRIT IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDS
  • 00:23:13.008 --> 00:23:15.377
  • SPIRIT IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDSAND QUICKENED OUR FAITH SO THAT
  • 00:23:15.377 --> 00:23:17.513
  • AND QUICKENED OUR FAITH SO THATWE REMEMBER, WE HAVE THE RIGHT
  • 00:23:17.513 --> 00:23:18.380
  • WE REMEMBER, WE HAVE THE RIGHTTO CALL THE CREATOR OF THE
  • 00:23:18.380 --> 00:23:22.317
  • TO CALL THE CREATOR OF THEUNIVERSE DAD.
  • 00:23:22.317 --> 00:23:23.485
  • UNIVERSE DAD.JESUS, WE CONFESS BEFORE YOU
  • 00:23:23.485 --> 00:23:24.520
  • JESUS, WE CONFESS BEFORE YOUTHAT WE ARE A WEAK AND FOOLISH
  • 00:23:24.520 --> 00:23:25.387
  • THAT WE ARE A WEAK AND FOOLISHPEOPLE.
  • 00:23:25.387 --> 00:23:26.855
  • PEOPLE.THAT WE CANNOT KEEP OUR HEARTS
  • 00:23:26.855 --> 00:23:28.724
  • THAT WE CANNOT KEEP OUR HEARTSFOCUSED ON YOU APART FROM YOUR
  • 00:23:28.724 --> 00:23:30.125
  • FOCUSED ON YOU APART FROM YOURSPIRIT.
  • 00:23:30.125 --> 00:23:31.326
  • SPIRIT.WE PRAY FOR MORE OF YOUR SPIRIT.
  • 00:23:31.326 --> 00:23:35.330
  • WE PRAY FOR MORE OF YOUR SPIRIT.WE PRAY THAT YOU WOULD REMIND US
  • 00:23:35.330 --> 00:23:37.032
  • WE PRAY THAT YOU WOULD REMIND USTOMORROW WITH FRESH MERCY THAT
  • 00:23:37.032 --> 00:23:39.301
  • TOMORROW WITH FRESH MERCY THATYOU ARE ENOUGH FOR US, THAT YOU
  • 00:23:39.301 --> 00:23:41.503
  • YOU ARE ENOUGH FOR US, THAT YOUARE OUR PROVISION.
  • 00:23:41.503 --> 00:23:43.305
  • ARE OUR PROVISION.LORD, FOR THE MEN AND THE WOMEN
  • 00:23:43.305 --> 00:23:45.541
  • LORD, FOR THE MEN AND THE WOMENAND THE CHILDREN, RIGHT NOW WHO
  • 00:23:45.541 --> 00:23:46.842
  • AND THE CHILDREN, RIGHT NOW WHOARE LISTENING TO "BETTER
  • 00:23:46.842 --> 00:23:48.243
  • ARE LISTENING TO "BETTERTOGETHER," MAYBE IN A HOTEL
  • 00:23:48.243 --> 00:23:50.579
  • TOGETHER," MAYBE IN A HOTELROOM, MAYBE IN A LIVING ROOM
  • 00:23:50.579 --> 00:23:52.381
  • ROOM, MAYBE IN A LIVING ROOMALONE, FEELING MORE ALONE THAN
  • 00:23:52.381 --> 00:23:54.082
  • ALONE, FEELING MORE ALONE THANTHEY EVER FELT IN THEIR LIVES,
  • 00:23:54.082 --> 00:23:55.884
  • THEY EVER FELT IN THEIR LIVES,LORD, I PRAY THAT YOU WOULD,
  • 00:23:55.884 --> 00:23:59.054
  • LORD, I PRAY THAT YOU WOULD,THROUGH YOUR SPIRIT, TANGIBLY BE
  • 00:23:59.054 --> 00:24:00.389
  • THROUGH YOUR SPIRIT, TANGIBLY BEIN THAT PLACE WITH THEM.
  • 00:24:00.389 --> 00:24:01.957
  • IN THAT PLACE WITH THEM.THAT THEY WOULD RECOGNIZE YOUR
  • 00:24:01.957 --> 00:24:03.525
  • THAT THEY WOULD RECOGNIZE YOURPRESENCE.
  • 00:24:03.525 --> 00:24:04.526
  • PRESENCE.THAT THEY WOULD RECOGNIZE THAT
  • 00:24:04.526 --> 00:24:07.229
  • THAT THEY WOULD RECOGNIZE THATYOU SEE THEM.
  • 00:24:07.229 --> 00:24:09.598
  • YOU SEE THEM.THAT YOU ARE FOR THEM.
  • 00:24:09.598 --> 00:24:13.635
  • THAT YOU ARE FOR THEM.LORD, WE REST IN THE PROMISE OF
  • 00:24:13.635 --> 00:24:15.971
  • LORD, WE REST IN THE PROMISE OFYOUR PRESENCE, AND THE FACT THAT
  • 00:24:15.971 --> 00:24:18.540
  • YOUR PRESENCE, AND THE FACT THATWE CAN'T LOOK BACK OVER OUR
  • 00:24:18.540 --> 00:24:21.043
  • WE CAN'T LOOK BACK OVER OURLIVES AND EVER SEE YOUR BACK.
  • 00:24:21.043 --> 00:24:22.711
  • LIVES AND EVER SEE YOUR BACK.LORD, WE ALSO REST IN YOUR
  • 00:24:22.711 --> 00:24:24.079
  • LORD, WE ALSO REST IN YOURPROVISION THAT NO GOOD THING
  • 00:24:24.079 --> 00:24:27.149
  • PROVISION THAT NO GOOD THINGWILL YOU WITHHOLD FROM US, EVEN
  • 00:24:27.149 --> 00:24:28.417
  • WILL YOU WITHHOLD FROM US, EVENAS SOMETIMES WE ARE STUMBLING
  • 00:24:28.417 --> 00:24:30.752
  • AS SOMETIMES WE ARE STUMBLINGTOWARDS YOU.
  • 00:24:30.752 --> 00:24:31.787
  • TOWARDS YOU.THANK YOU THAT YOU LOVE US ON
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  • THANK YOU THAT YOU LOVE US ONOUR WORST DAY.
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  • OUR WORST DAY.THANK YOU FOR THE AFFECTION WE
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  • THANK YOU FOR THE AFFECTION WESEE ALL THROUGHOUT THE BIBLE
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  • SEE ALL THROUGHOUT THE BIBLETHAT YOU SAY WITH ONCE GLANCE
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  • THAT YOU SAY WITH ONCE GLANCEOUR EYES, WE HAVE CAPTURED YOUR
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  • OUR EYES, WE HAVE CAPTURED YOURHOLY HEART.
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  • HOLY HEART.LORD, IN THIS MOMENT WE COME
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  • LORD, IN THIS MOMENT WE COMETOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY ALL
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  • TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY ALLACROSS THE WORLD AND WE SAY
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  • ACROSS THE WORLD AND WE SAYTHANK YOU.
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  • THANK YOU.THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU
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  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOUFOR LOVING US WITH A LOVE THAT
  • 00:24:54.776 --> 00:24:56.411
  • FOR LOVING US WITH A LOVE THATWILL NEVER LET US GO.
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  • WILL NEVER LET US GO.WE ASK THAT YOU WOULD KEEP US IN
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  • WE ASK THAT YOU WOULD KEEP US INTHESE PROMISES, LORD, BY THE
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  • THESE PROMISES, LORD, BY THEPOWER AND THE AUTHORITY OF YOUR
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  • POWER AND THE AUTHORITY OF YOURNAME, JESUS, AND BY THE POWER
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  • NAME, JESUS, AND BY THE POWERAND AUTHORITY OF THE BLOOD YOU
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  • AND AUTHORITY OF THE BLOOD YOUSHED ON OUR BEHALF ON CALVARY,
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  • SHED ON OUR BEHALF ON CALVARY,AMEN AND AMEN.
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  • AMEN AND AMEN.- Laurie: AMEN.
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  • - Laurie: AMEN.AMEN.
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  • AMEN.GOOD GIRLS, SO GOOD.
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  • GOOD GIRLS, SO GOOD.OUR "BETTER TOGETHER" COMMUNITY
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  • OUR "BETTER TOGETHER" COMMUNITYIS ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU.
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  • IS ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU.YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ON
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  • YOU CAN CONNECT WITH US ONSOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOW
  • 00:25:21.770 --> 00:25:22.938
  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND LET US KNOW HOWWE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.
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  • WE CAN PRAY FOR YOU.WE LOVE HEARING FROM YOU.
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  • WE LOVE HEARING FROM YOU.SO THANK YOU FOR JOINING US
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  • SO THANK YOU FOR JOINING USTODAY.
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  • TODAY.CAN WE INSPIRE, UPLIFT AND HELP
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  • CAN WE INSPIRE, UPLIFT AND HELPEACH OTHER BY SIMPLY SHARING OUR
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  • EACH OTHER BY SIMPLY SHARING OURJOY?
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  • JOY?WE'LL TALK ABOUT IT TOMORROW AND
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  • WE'LL TALK ABOUT IT TOMORROW ANDWE WILL SEE YOU THEN.
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  • WE WILL SEE YOU THEN.I LOVE YOU, GIRLS.
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  • I LOVE YOU, GIRLS.YOU'RE SO BEAUTIFUL TO ME.
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  • YOU'RE SO BEAUTIFUL TO ME.I LOVE YOU.
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