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Sitting At The Feet Of Jesus

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October 18, 2020
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We are going to the other side; together. Jesus had peace and rest in the midst of the storm. This episode will teach on overcoming fear and walking in freedom!

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  • Pastor Gregory Dickow: Welcometo "The Power to Change Today."
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  • You know in any crisis, in anyseason, in anything we're
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  • facing, I'm so grateful that Godturns everything that the enemy
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  • meant for evil intosomething good.
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  • So whatever crisis is happeningin your life, including
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  • the crazy one that we've gonethrough over the last several
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  • weeks and months, I believeGod's gonna turn it around for
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  • your good.
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  • And in all that has beenhappening over the last several
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  • months God's been speaking to meso clearly that he wants us to
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  • strip away the complicated andrevive a simple yet powerful
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  • relationship with him,not a religion.
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  • Today I want to show yousomething very special that God
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  • showed me over the lastseveral weeks.
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  • I'm going to teach you fromthe well-known story
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  • of Mary and Martha.
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  • You know the story very well,Martha's been busy working
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  • and serving.
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  • In fact, Jesus actually said toMartha, "Martha you're worried
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  • and bothered about so manythings."
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  • He used the word distracted, andI want to focus on that today,
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  • because God's gonna set you freetoday from the distractions.
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  • While Martha was distracted andworried, Mary was sitting at the
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  • feet of Jesus captivated by hisbeauty and by his love.
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  • And there's something verypowerful in that that I want to
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  • share with you today, So let'slean in and at the end of this
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  • broadcast I want to pray for youfor a revival of your soul,
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  • a revival of simplicity andcloseness to him as we learn
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  • to sit at the feet of Jesus.
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  • Check this out.
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  • Pastor Gregory Dickow: You know,back when I was younger when we
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  • would buy a car there was anoption of regular seating
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  • or power seating.
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  • You know regular seating andsome Jeeps and some cars still
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  • have that where you just gottaput your hand underneath the
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  • seat and pull the lever and thenyou know push yourself forward
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  • or push yourself back, right?
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  • That's not power seating,that's manual seating, right?
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  • And then though they came outwith these gadgets and they
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  • to be like radio dials on theside of the door of your car.
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  • And you'd push it forward oryou'd push it back or you'd push
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  • it either way and it would go upand down or you know come in
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  • and out, and that was calledpower seating back you know
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  • in the '70s and '80s, that wasjust new at that time
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  • and it was reallya cool feature.
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  • So simple to just push a buttonand your seat, you have the
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  • power to move your seat, youhave the power to control
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  • your seat.
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  • And so I kinda use a playoff ofwords 'cause I want to talk
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  • to you about the power of whereyou're seated.
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  • And this story in Lukechapter 10 is when Mary
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  • and Martha invited Jesusover to their house.
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  • You remember, I'll just take youover there.
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  • Luke chapter 10 and the verse isverse 38.
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  • "Now they were traveling along,he entered a certain village,
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  • and a woman named Marthawelcomed him into her home.
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  • And she had a sister calledMary, who moreover was listening
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  • to the Lord's word seatedat his feet."
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  • Boy, there's power in the seatat his feet.
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  • There is power in the seat,sitting at his feet.
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  • We went on television many yearsago for the first time and I
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  • think that was the first seriesI preached on, sitting at the
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  • feet of Jesus.
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  • In fact, we actually titled thetelevision program that, it was
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  • actually called "Sitting at theFeet of Jesus with Gregory
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  • Dickow," or migh've not even hadmy name, it was just,
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  • "Sitting at the Feet of Jesus."
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  • You know, just with a MiddleEastern guy, that's all anybody
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  • knew, nobody saw me on TVbefore, I'd never been on
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  • TV before.
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  • And so we called the program"Sitting at the Feet of Jesus."
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  • In the first several weeksactually taught from this
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  • chapter, several weeks.
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  • And I spoke about it on theradio too, and somebody there
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  • was Rick Tramonto, a famous chefin America, a member of Life
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  • Changers Church, and this islike 20 something years ago now,
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  • but he said he heard me talkabout sitting at the feet of
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  • Jesus, he was listening on theradio, he pulled the car over,
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  • he listened to everythingI said.
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  • He said he just started cryingon the side of the road and he
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  • got born again, he gave his lifeto Jesus right there on the side
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  • of the road, sitting at the feetof Jesus in his car.
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  • You know there's power in theseat at the feet of Jesus, and
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  • that's what we're talkin' abouttogether today.
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  • And I really want you to stayfocused with me today, because I
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  • really want you to hear fromheaven, I want you to hear the
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  • voice of God through my voice.
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  • Not that my voice is the voiceof God in any stretch, but I
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  • want you to hear the voice ofGod through what I'm saying and
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  • what I'm sharing with you.
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  • And I want you to know that Godwent to a lot of trouble.
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  • He didn't cause any of theproblems that are happening in
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  • this world, but he went to a lotof trouble in the midst of all
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  • the problems in this world toget our attention.
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  • He went through a lot to get ourattention, to learn how to take
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  • care of the elderly, how to carefor our loved ones that are
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  • sick, how to treat our brothersand sisters with equality.
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  • Well if you think about all thethings that God has, all the
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  • good that has come out of this,and there have been some really
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  • bad things, the killing, theriots, that's obviously
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  • different than protesting.
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  • You know, violence is not theway, but I know you guys
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  • understand the difference tothose things.
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  • But the good that has come outof this relentlessness to make
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  • sure everybody experiencesequality and really that's only
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  • guaranteed with Jesus.
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  • He's the one that lifts us allup and seats us with him in
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  • heavenly places.
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  • And that's where you're reallygoing to get your biblical
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  • equality the way God intended,is take your seat with Christ in
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  • heavenly places.
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  • That's the power seat, you gotthe power seating.
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  • So I want you to locateyourself.
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  • Martha was distracted, it sayshere in verse 40, distracted
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  • with all the preparations,distracted with all the worry,
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  • all the things she had to do.
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  • Look at what it says.
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  • She was distracted with all herpreparations and she came up
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  • to him and she said, Lord, don'tyou care that my sister has
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  • left me to do all of this workmyself?
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  • Don't you care?
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  • Don't you care?
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  • Boy, when you start asking Godand start challenging Jesus
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  • about whether he cares,you really in the flesh.
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  • You know?
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  • I don't mean Hulk Hogan in theflesh, I don't mean in the
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  • flesh, baby, I don't mean thatin the flesh, I mean you're in
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  • the flesh where you are notwalking in the Spirit, you're
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  • not listening and surrenderingto love and surrendering to the
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  • voice of God and surrenderingto the Spirit of God.
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  • She's like, you don't get it,like if you really were
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  • listening to the truth, youwould know that he cares.
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  • You would know.
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  • The Bible says, "Casting allour cares on him,
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  • for he cares for us."
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  • Now there are some things I wantto say about that, but I want
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  • you to connect sitting at thefeet of Jesus with sitting at
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  • the table as a disciple ofJesus, and I want you to
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  • associate that with being seatedwith Christ in heavenly places.
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  • So from the time we're born, Imean from the time we're born,
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  • we understand where our seatassignment is.
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  • When you're a baby, you're inthe baby seat.
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  • When you're in the car, you'rein the car seat when you're a
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  • little kid.
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  • When you are eating, you're inthe, what do you call it, what
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  • do you guys, what do we callthem?
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  • The booster seat.
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  • Some of you, come on, where myshort brothers and sisters need
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  • a booster seat.
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  • [laughs]
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  • I'm just playing with you.
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  • But then you get to schooland what do you get?
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  • You get your seat assignment.
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  • You know they show youthe seat assignment.
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  • You don't just go, nobody goesto first grade and just sits
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  • wherever they want, they sitwhere you know where we sit
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  • where we're told.
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  • There's a seating chart,you know.
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  • And then on a plane, you havea seat assignment.
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  • At a concert.
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  • Anybody ever heardof one of those?
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  • You have a seat assignmentan athletic event,
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  • at a sporting event.
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  • What do you have?
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  • You have a ticket with a seatassigned.
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  • And where do you go when you getto that, when you arrive at
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  • the destination?
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  • What do you do?
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  • You find your seat.
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  • And so the only time we're notlooking for our seat is when we
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  • become Christians and we go tochurch and we don't realize
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  • that God has a seat for usat his table,
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  • seated with him in heavenlyplaces.
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  • And we sit at his feet to listenand to learn from him.
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  • But make no mistake about it,the seat at his feet is above
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  • all principalities and power.
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  • The seat at his feet, you mightthink oh sitting at his feet,
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  • that's sort of on the ground,but you gotta remember
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  • where he is.
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  • He's in heaven.
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  • So sitting at his feet isabove all principalities
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  • and all powers and overevery name that is name.
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  • You're seated above that withChrist in heavenly places.
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  • So we need to get a hold of theseating chart spiritually
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  • speaking and realize whoa!
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  • We're seated above the devil!
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  • We're seated above all thedemons.
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  • We're seated above theprincipalities and powers.
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  • We're seated above all the worldcrises.
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  • We're seated above sickness anddisease.
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  • We're seated above all power.
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  • It says in Ephesians chapter 1verse 21, through the end of the
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  • chapter and in Ephesians chapter2 verse 6, we're seated with him
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  • in heavenly places, far aboveall rule and authority and power
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  • and dominion, and over everyname that is named.
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  • Wow!
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  • Take your seat.
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  • He doesn't mean take your seatin the back, it means take
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  • your seat next to Jesus,where you're seated with him
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  • in heavenly places.
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  • But I want you to right nowlocate yourself, because I'm
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  • talkin' about closeness withGod, and I'm talkin' about
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  • power seating.
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  • You know I didn't get to thisbut I wanted you to see,
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  • remember in John 13:23, and Iwant to remind you of this verse
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  • again, John 13:23, you remember?
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  • It says, "There was recliningon Jesus' bosom
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  • one of his disciples,whom Jesus loved."
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  • That's John.That's Mary, right?
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  • That's also Mary sittingat the feet of Jesus.
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  • But I want you to see thisphrase, reclining at Jesus'
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  • bosom, and then I want you to goover to John chapter 1 verse 18,
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  • and I want you to see something.
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  • "No man has seen God at anytime, the only begotten God,
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  • Jesus that is, who isin the bosom of the Father."
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  • He has explained him.
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  • So Jesus is in the bosomof the Father.
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  • He doesn't say he was,he says he is.
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  • He says no one has seen God atany time on earth at that time.
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  • And it says, the only begotten.
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  • No one had seen him yet.
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  • The only begotten, who isin the bosom of the Father.
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  • He's in the bosom of the Father.
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  • This is what explains Jesus.
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  • This is what explains him.
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  • It says this is whatexplains him.
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  • What explains him.
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  • Love explains him.
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  • And then Jesus extends to John,and John 13:23, John reclines
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  • on Jesus' bosom, the onewhom Jesus loved.
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  • Now listen, we're goingsomewhere with this.
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  • Where we going?
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  • We're goin' to the other side.
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  • I want you to hear.
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  • God's abundantly using thisseason in the world to get our
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  • attention, so that we will focuson what's most necessary
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  • in life.
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  • And it starts with closenesswith God,
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  • intimacy in the bosom of Jesus.
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  • He's reclining.
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  • Look at--Jesus is about to bebetrayed, he's about to dismiss
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  • Judas to go and betray him, he'sabout to be denied, he's about
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  • to be beaten, he's about to be--his flesh ripped apart,
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  • he's about to be crucified.
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  • And what do we find him doing?
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  • Reclining at the table andletting John rest his head
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  • upon his bosom.
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  • That's you, that's me.
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  • The bosom of the Father,the bosom of Jesus.
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  • You're goin' through a toughtime right now.
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  • It doesn't matter what it is.
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  • It matters, but it doesn'tmatter what it is to God.
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  • He has one remedy.
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  • Learn to locate yourself.
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  • We're in the bosom of theFather, in the bosom of Jesus.
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  • I wanna read a Scripture to youin Song of Solomon chapter 8
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  • verse 5, "Who is this coming upfrom the wilderness?"
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  • Doing what?
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  • Leaning.
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  • What was Jesus doing?
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  • Leaning in the bosom of theFather.
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  • What was John doing?
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  • Leaning in the bosom of Jesus.
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  • What is this girl doing thatrepresents the church?
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  • This woman in Song of Solomonchapter 8?
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  • This is the church,the bride of Christ.
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  • Who is this coming upfrom the wilderness?
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  • You ready to come up from yourwilderness of sickness?
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  • You ready to come up from yourwilderness of darkness?
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  • You ready to come up from yourwilderness of depression?
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  • You ready to come up from yourwilderness of financial burdens?
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  • You ready to come up fromyour wilderness of anxiety?
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  • You ready to come up fromyour wilderness of fear?
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  • Are you ready to come up fromyour wilderness of
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  • relationship problems?
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  • Are you willing to come up fromyour wilderness of loneliness?
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  • Are you willing to come up fromyour wilderness of anxiety
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  • and fear, worry?
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  • Are you ready to come up fromyour wilderness of distractions
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  • and unnecessary things?
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  • Well, who is the one?
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  • He asks the question.
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  • It's a rhetorical question,'cause the answer is within
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  • the question.
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  • He says, who is the one?
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  • Who is this coming up from thewilderness?
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  • Who's the one coming up from thewilderness?
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  • The one leaning on her beloved,the one leaning in the bosom of
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  • Jesus, the one leaning intohearing the voice of God's love,
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  • the one leaning into closenesswith God.
  • 00:17:45.186 --> 00:17:48.890
  • And the devil has been shamingChristians into this deception
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  • and this lie that God is farfrom you and you're far
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  • from him.
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  • Oh, you just blew it, you tookone step forward you just took
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  • five steps back, that's a liefrom the pit of hell.
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  • You are not five steps furtheraway, the Lord is not anywhere
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  • further from you than he'salways been.
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  • The nearness of God is with youin his bosom and in yours.
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  • He in you, and you in him.
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  • I in them, and they in me.
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  • Jesus said to the Father.
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  • He said, I in thou, thou in me,me in you, them in me,
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  • me in them, them in you.
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  • This closeness, this intimacy.
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  • You want to come up outof the wilderness?
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  • Here's how it works.
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  • It's not a bunch of yelling atthe wilderness and screaming
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  • at the wilderness and cryingin the wilderness.
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  • You wanna come up from thewilderness?
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  • Lean into the bosom of the onewho loves you.
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  • Become the disciple who leansand understands what God is
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  • tryin' to say.
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  • You know if you look at Maryback in Luke.
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  • Mary, in verse 39, was listeningto the Lord's Word.
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  • You know when we listen to God.
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  • Mary listened.
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  • Martha was worried, look at whatit says in Luke 10:41, it says,
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  • "Martha, Martha,you're worried."
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  • Number one, she was worried.
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  • Number two, you're bothered.
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  • In verse 40, it says, if you goback to verse 40,
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  • it says she was distracted.
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  • So she was worried, she'sbothered, and she's distracted.
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  • So when you lean into the bosomof Jesus, you're gonna
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  • stop worrying.
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  • When you lean into your beloved,I mean leaning into the love
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  • aspect of your relationship withGod, not leaning in to say,
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  • okay, what am I supposed to do?
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  • What does God want me to do?What does God want me to do?
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  • It's, he wants you to be seated.
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  • Sit with him.
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  • Sit with him speaks of rest.
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  • Sit with him speaksof refreshing.
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  • Sit with him speaksof listening.
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  • Sit with him speaksof giving thanks.
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  • Sit with him speaks of eating,communing, fellowshipping.
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  • Mary was sitting.
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  • She was gettin' all the food sheneeded at the feet of Jesus.
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  • She didn't need Martha to comewith that fruit tray,
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  • you understand what I'm saying?
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  • She didn't need Martha to comewith those nachos.
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  • Hey, I like 'em as much asanybody, but man Mary was,
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  • Mary was good.
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  • Hey, I'm good.
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  • You want a ginger ale?
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  • No, I'm good, I'm good.
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  • Can I get ya, how 'boutI'll throw in a peach?
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  • I'm good, Mary's like, I'm good,Martha, just relax.
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  • [laughs]
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  • So listen.
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  • Leaning into love, leaning intothe love of God, leaning into
  • 00:21:32.747 --> 00:21:36.550
  • the love of God, leaning intothe love God has for you,
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  • that's what Mary was doing.
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  • She was sitting thereto receive the love.
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  • She was sitting there to beloved.
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  • She was seated there to beloved.
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  • She wasn't sitting there to tellGod all that was hurting.
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  • I'm not saying there's nota time for that.
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  • Let him love you.Let him love you.
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  • Let him love you.
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  • Pastor Gregory Dickow: This iswhere all the peace
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  • and the freedom and all the goodstuff begins in our lives,
  • 00:22:08.682 --> 00:22:12.319
  • sitting at the feet of Jesus.
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  • You know sitting speaks to meof rest.
  • 00:22:14.121 --> 00:22:16.590
  • God wants to give you rest.
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  • Sitting speaks of victory, notstriving and trying to win
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  • the battle but sitting in thevictor's seat because Jesus
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  • has already won the battle.
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  • And sitting speaks ofperspective to me, to see things
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  • from God's point of view.
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  • You know, our seat determinesour perspective.
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  • Our position is that we'reseated with Christ in heavenly
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  • places, and when we realize thisand look at things from his seat
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  • where everything is under hisfeet, that's where we find
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  • our true freedom from anxietyand all negative emotions.
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  • And I wanna make sure thatyou catch this today.
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  • Sitting at his feet is thehighest place in the universe.
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  • It's a perspective likeno other.
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  • It's victory like never before.
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  • This is where we find out who weare and what we're living for,
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  • at the feet of Jesus.
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  • Now listen.
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  • I'm going to pray for you injust a moment, but first I want
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  • Heavenly Father, thank you forevery person watching this, that
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  • In heavenly places so we can sitat your feet and learn and rest
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  • and find peace and be amazed atyour beauty and your love.
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  • And Lord, I thank you thateverything is gonna change in
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