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February 25, 2017
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  • - Brian Houston: Well, we're
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  • Bobbie and Brian Houston,
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  • and we've been pastors
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  • of Hillsong Church 33 years.
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  • And what a journey it's been.
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  • Every week we see
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  • thousands of people attend
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  • Sunday services
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  • in Sydney, Australia.
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  • And around the world we see God
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  • doing great things.
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  • But one of the really special
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  • things is the friendships we've
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  • made and the relationships
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  • that we have with so many other
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  • dynamic leaders and preachers
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  • and pastors and teachers.
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  • So we get to host many of them
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  • at Hillsong Church.
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  • They become close friends.
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  • I love doing life
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  • with other leaders,
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  • other pastors, building life
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  • together, iron sharpening iron.
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  • This message
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  • from one of our friends
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  • at Hillsong Church
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  • - female announcer: Today we
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  • welcome John Gray,
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  • associate pastor
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  • at Lakewood Church
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  • in Houston, Texas.
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  • John is a multitalented
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  • communicator with the ability
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  • to capture the message
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  • of Jesus Christ in a unique
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  • and uncompromising way.
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  • - John Gray: And he is
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  • still currently, the last time
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  • I heard, on the throne.
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  • And no one else can sit
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  • in his seat because he is seated
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  • at the right hand
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  • of the Father.
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  • And if I were you, I would go
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  • - announcer: We pray
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  • that as you listen,
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  • you will be inspired
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  • - John: Jesus,
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  • speak to us in your Word,
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  • encourage your people.
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  • Thank you for the souls
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  • that were added to the kingdom
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  • through baptism tonight,
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  • a very public display
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  • of a private internal change.
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  • And we thank you
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  • for the growth of the church.
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  • Thank you for Hillsong Global.
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  • Thank you for this moment.
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  • We love you, Jesus, and we thank
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  • you that your blood has saved
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  • and redeemed us.
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  • In your name we pray, amen,
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  • amen, and amen.
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  • Somebody give him
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  • - John: You may be seated.
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  • As always, I wanna give honor
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  • to Pastors Brian
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  • and Bobbie Houston for 33 years
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  • faithful to vision.
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  • And to see how God has used
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  • this church globally
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  • is nothing short of miraculous.
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  • To my buddy Joel A'Bell
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  • and his beautiful wife,
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  • and I just wanna give to honor
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  • to them as well.
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  • Joel, I told him when I finish
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  • getting in shape,
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  • I wanna wear his jacket.
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  • I've got a few pounds to go.
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  • Each one of us has come
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  • into this space with something
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  • that we need.
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  • There is something in our heart
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  • that moved us to lay down
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  • other obligations,
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  • opportunities, tasks,
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  • that we could have undertaken.
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  • But we laid those things down
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  • to gather
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  • in this corporate setting.
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  • It's amazing to watch
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  • how God has gathered the nations
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  • in this local church.
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  • Thirty-three years
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  • of miraculous signs and wonders,
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  • lives changed.
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  • Thirty-three years of a vision
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  • of which you all are
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  • an extension.
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  • But this church
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  • is a part of the church.
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  • And in Matthew 16, Jesus
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  • is walking with his disciples
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  • and he asks them
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  • a profound question, and he
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  • says, "Who do men say that I,
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  • the Son of Man, am?"
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  • And they began to surmise
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  • and ponder.
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  • The responses were:
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  • "Some say you're Elijah.
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  • Some say you're
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  • one of the prophets.
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  • There's a lot of conjecture."
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  • Then Jesus said something
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  • more pointed and more direct,
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  • and he said, "Well, who do you
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  • say that I am?"
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  • And the central question
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  • of our faith is not
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  • who the world thinks he is,
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  • or who the world says he is,
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  • but those of us
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  • who have been walking
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  • with him, who are
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  • in relationship with him,
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  • who do you say that he is?
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  • Jesus Christ, the central figure
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  • in all of human history,
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  • this uncomfortable truth
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  • that no one can get away from.
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  • Who is Jesus to you?
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  • Is he a convenient service
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  • on a weekend?
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  • Is he someone that you fit
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  • into your schedule?
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  • Or is he that which you fit
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  • your schedule around?
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  • Is he the primary object
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  • of your affection,
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  • your allegiance,
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  • and your attention?
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  • Or is he a casual glance
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  • from your everyday,
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  • regularly scheduled life?
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  • I believe that when you answer
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  • the primary question
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  • of who Jesus is to you,
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  • everything in your life changes.
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  • Because we are now
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  • in the most tumultuous time
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  • in the world
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  • in many, many years: upheaval
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  • in Europe, political upheaval
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  • in my own home country,
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  • miscellaneous natural disasters,
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  • and wars and rumors
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  • of wars globally.
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  • Now more than ever there
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  • needs to be a move of God
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  • in the earth.
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  • And the church can have
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  • its finest hour.
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  • This is not the time
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  • to shrink back.
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  • This is not the time to get
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  • quiet.
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  • This is not the time to be
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  • complacent.
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  • It is not the time to be scared,
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  • but it is a time to be bold.
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  • It is a time to be very direct
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  • and unashamed that I am
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  • a believer in Jesus Christ.
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  • I still believe
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  • that these 66 books are
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  • the inerrant Word of God.
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  • I still believe
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  • in things unseen.
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  • I believe that all
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  • that has been seen and made
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  • was framed by the Word of God.
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  • But I'm afraid that some
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  • in the church wanna be normal.
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  • Normal is overrated.
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  • If you're takin' notes,
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  • write that one down.
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  • Tweet that out.
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  • Insta, Snapchatty,
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  • YouTube that out.
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  • Normal is overrated.
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  • Too many people wanna be normal.
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  • "I just wanna be normal.
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  • I don't want people to think
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  • I'm weird.
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  • I wanna be just cool.
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  • I don't want anybody
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  • thinkin' I'm
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  • one of those weird Christians."
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  • News flash: you are weird
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  • because you believe in things
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  • like miracles, healing.
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  • You believe in things
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  • like answered prayer.
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  • You believe
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  • that a Jewish carpenter saved
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  • Australian you 2.000 years
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  • after he walked the earth.
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  • Let me tell you something.
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  • You're not normal,
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  • so stop tryin' to act normal.
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  • You might as well embrace
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  • the supernatural aspect
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  • of who God has made you to be.
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  • Tired of tryin' to apologize
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  • for what I believe.
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  • I am not normal.
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  • What I believe is not normal.
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  • In fact, it is peculiar.
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  • Oh, "I am a peculiar people,
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  • a chosen generation,
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  • a holy nation,
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  • his own special people."
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  • Is there anybody in here that's
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  • grateful that they are not
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  • normal because we serve
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  • a supernatural King?
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  • Give him
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  • - John: Jesus said,
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  • "Who do you say that I am?"
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  • And it was the crazy one
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  • that answered, Peter,
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  • my favorite disciple.
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  • You need a Peter on your crew,
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  • crazy, bipolar, didn't take
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  • his medicine,
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  • just, "You're the Christ."
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  • [clicking tongue]
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  • "Son of the living God."
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  • I love Peter because Peter loved
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  • God but he was
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  • super-super-fleshy
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  • at the same time.
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  • He was the war.
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  • He was the battle between flesh
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  • and spirit.
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  • This is the guy that was like,
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  • "I'm never, ever
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  • gonna deny you."
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  • Jesus is like, "You're gonna
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  • deny me three times
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  • before the rooster crows"...
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  • "No, I'm not.
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  • I ain't never gonna do that.
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  • That's crazy!
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  • I love you!
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  • I'll never sell you out."
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  • Couple hours later,
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  • "Never heard of him.
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  • I don't know who he is.
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  • I don't know.
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  • I don't even know them people.
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  • I don't even hang
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  • with nobody from Galilee, man.
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  • You better leave me alone, man.
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  • I don't even know him."
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  • Peter was crazy.
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  • He was violent.
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  • He was ready to fight
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  • in the Garden when they came
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  • to get Jesus.
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  • He cuttin' off people's ears.
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  • Whoosh.
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  • "Ah!"
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  • Even they came to arrest him,
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  • Jesus picked the man's ear up
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  • and put it back on.
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  • Jesus said, "Upon this rock
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  • I'll build my church.
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  • The gates of Hades
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  • will not prevail against it."
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  • He wasn't talking about the man
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  • Peter, because Peter
  • 00:09:09.280 --> 00:09:11.150
  • did not have the foundation
  • 00:09:11.150 --> 00:09:13.080
  • on which to build the church.
  • 00:09:13.080 --> 00:09:14.150
  • No, it was the revelation
  • 00:09:14.150 --> 00:09:15.290
  • that the Holy Spirit gave
  • 00:09:15.290 --> 00:09:17.070
  • to Peter.
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  • This is what Jesus built
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  • the church on.
  • 00:09:19.100 --> 00:09:20.020
  • This is a church,
  • 00:09:20.020 --> 00:09:21.260
  • but Jesus established the church
  • 00:09:21.260 --> 00:09:24.020
  • in that moment in Matthew 16.
  • 00:09:24.020 --> 00:09:26.070
  • And what I am saying is what he
  • 00:09:26.070 --> 00:09:28.260
  • did then and what we are
  • 00:09:28.260 --> 00:09:31.110
  • right now is an extension
  • 00:09:31.110 --> 00:09:33.090
  • of a truth that must be declared
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  • every single time a pastor,
  • 00:09:35.160 --> 00:09:38.010
  • a leader, a youth worker,
  • 00:09:38.010 --> 00:09:39.230
  • grabs a microphone,
  • 00:09:39.230 --> 00:09:41.070
  • and that is Jesus Christ
  • 00:09:41.070 --> 00:09:43.020
  • is the only way to the Father.
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  • He still heals.
  • 00:09:44.240 --> 00:09:46.000
  • He still saves.
  • 00:09:46.000 --> 00:09:47.020
  • He still delivers.
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  • He still sets free.
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  • He still breaks chains.
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  • Is there anybody in here
  • 00:09:51.160 --> 00:09:52.180
  • that has had an encounter
  • 00:09:52.180 --> 00:09:54.150
  • - John: You ever been around
  • 00:09:57.270 --> 00:09:58.150
  • some weird believers?
  • 00:09:58.150 --> 00:10:01.000
  • They don't even know how to have
  • 00:10:01.000 --> 00:10:01.250
  • a regular conversation.
  • 00:10:01.250 --> 00:10:03.270
  • "Hey, how you doin'?"
  • 00:10:03.270 --> 00:10:04.200
  • "Blessed.
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  • I am so blessed.
  • 00:10:05.250 --> 00:10:08.000
  • I'm amazing.
  • 00:10:08.000 --> 00:10:08.190
  • How 'bout you?
  • 00:10:08.190 --> 00:10:10.160
  • God's been so good to me.
  • 00:10:10.160 --> 00:10:12.260
  • He's amazing, yeah!"
  • 00:10:12.260 --> 00:10:15.200
  • Stop scaring people
  • 00:10:15.200 --> 00:10:17.100
  • [music]
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  • - John: I don't just need
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  • to come here and hang out
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  • and get food.
  • 00:10:26.220 --> 00:10:28.010
  • By the way, the food is good.
  • 00:10:28.010 --> 00:10:29.120
  • Had some butter chicken
  • 00:10:29.120 --> 00:10:30.060
  • in the back with the rice.
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  • Clearly, I don't fast.
  • 00:10:31.190 --> 00:10:33.100
  • I slow.
  • 00:10:35.020 --> 00:10:38.020
  • But with everything that's going
  • 00:10:46.090 --> 00:10:47.090
  • on in the world, what I don't
  • 00:10:47.090 --> 00:10:48.200
  • need is to just hang out,
  • 00:10:48.200 --> 00:10:50.230
  • hear some songs that sound nice,
  • 00:10:50.230 --> 00:10:53.070
  • but nothing changes.
  • 00:10:53.110 --> 00:10:56.110
  • I don't need to come
  • 00:10:56.110 --> 00:10:56.290
  • into another corporate gathering
  • 00:10:56.290 --> 00:10:59.130
  • where other people
  • 00:10:59.130 --> 00:11:00.150
  • are getting breakthrough
  • 00:11:00.150 --> 00:11:01.180
  • and I go home stagnant.
  • 00:11:02.270 --> 00:11:05.270
  • There are people who need
  • 00:11:05.270 --> 00:11:07.120
  • a healing in their body.
  • 00:11:07.120 --> 00:11:09.120
  • And while I am very grateful
  • 00:11:09.120 --> 00:11:11.010
  • and I give honor to everyone
  • 00:11:11.010 --> 00:11:12.100
  • in the medical profession,
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  • those who are psychiatrists
  • 00:11:14.040 --> 00:11:16.100
  • and psychologists,
  • 00:11:16.100 --> 00:11:17.130
  • and those who are
  • 00:11:17.130 --> 00:11:18.100
  • in the mental health field
  • 00:11:18.100 --> 00:11:19.200
  • who help people
  • 00:11:19.200 --> 00:11:20.080
  • with different problems
  • 00:11:20.080 --> 00:11:21.070
  • in areas, and I'm grateful
  • 00:11:21.070 --> 00:11:22.160
  • for all of the things
  • 00:11:22.160 --> 00:11:23.200
  • that human research
  • 00:11:23.200 --> 00:11:24.180
  • and ingenuity can provide,
  • 00:11:24.180 --> 00:11:26.190
  • and I am a proponent of it.
  • 00:11:26.190 --> 00:11:28.060
  • But at its limitations
  • 00:11:28.060 --> 00:11:30.130
  • and where human ingenuity ends,
  • 00:11:30.130 --> 00:11:33.080
  • the supernatural power of God
  • 00:11:33.080 --> 00:11:35.090
  • begins.
  • 00:11:35.090 --> 00:11:38.020
  • The title of my message:
  • 00:11:38.080 --> 00:11:41.080
  • "Somebody Get Me to Jesus."
  • 00:11:43.080 --> 00:11:46.080
  • I'mma preach like a black man
  • 00:11:46.080 --> 00:11:47.180
  • Ooh, hey, Lord
  • 00:11:55.020 --> 00:11:58.020
  • somebody get me to Jesus
  • 00:12:01.260 --> 00:12:04.260
  • Say it one more time:
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  • "Somebody get me to Jesus."
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  • If I'm in trouble, I appreciate
  • 00:12:09.140 --> 00:12:11.290
  • your advice, but your advice
  • 00:12:11.290 --> 00:12:13.290
  • may not be the breakthrough
  • 00:12:13.290 --> 00:12:14.280
  • I need.
  • 00:12:14.280 --> 00:12:16.170
  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
  • 00:12:16.170 --> 00:12:19.160
  • If I'm sick in my body,
  • 00:12:19.160 --> 00:12:21.040
  • get me to the best
  • 00:12:21.040 --> 00:12:21.270
  • medical professionals
  • 00:12:21.270 --> 00:12:22.220
  • you can find.
  • 00:12:22.220 --> 00:12:25.220
  • But if they can't get
  • 00:12:25.220 --> 00:12:26.280
  • the answer, somebody get me
  • 00:12:27.180 --> 00:12:30.180
  • to Jesus.
  • 00:12:30.180 --> 00:12:33.010
  • If I'm stuck in a depression
  • 00:12:33.010 --> 00:12:35.240
  • that I cannot get out of
  • 00:12:35.240 --> 00:12:37.160
  • and the medicine that they
  • 00:12:37.160 --> 00:12:38.220
  • give me to free me
  • 00:12:38.220 --> 00:12:41.030
  • from the psychological haze
  • 00:12:41.070 --> 00:12:44.070
  • somehow does not do its job,
  • 00:12:44.070 --> 00:12:46.130
  • somebody get me to Jesus.
  • 00:12:47.270 --> 00:12:50.270
  • And sometimes I can't wait
  • 00:12:50.270 --> 00:12:52.120
  • till Sunday night so I gotta
  • 00:12:52.120 --> 00:12:54.080
  • rewind and show up
  • 00:12:54.080 --> 00:12:55.190
  • on Friday night.
  • 00:12:55.290 --> 00:12:58.290
  • See, this is not
  • 00:12:58.290 --> 00:12:59.230
  • an accidental gathering.
  • 00:12:59.230 --> 00:13:02.180
  • This gathering was purposed
  • 00:13:02.180 --> 00:13:04.060
  • by heaven, oh, hallelujah.
  • 00:13:04.060 --> 00:13:06.240
  • As winter gives way to spring,
  • 00:13:06.240 --> 00:13:09.060
  • as the thawing out
  • 00:13:09.060 --> 00:13:11.040
  • from that which was thought
  • 00:13:11.040 --> 00:13:12.130
  • to be dead now becomes alive,
  • 00:13:12.130 --> 00:13:15.000
  • this is the moment
  • 00:13:15.000 --> 00:13:16.000
  • that it shall spring forth.
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  • Do you not perceive it?
  • 00:13:17.190 --> 00:13:18.290
  • I am doing a new thing.
  • 00:13:18.290 --> 00:13:20.180
  • I am shifting you from stagnant
  • 00:13:20.180 --> 00:13:22.260
  • and from dormant to vibrant
  • 00:13:22.260 --> 00:13:25.040
  • and alive.
  • 00:13:25.040 --> 00:13:26.010
  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
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  • Now, I've been around
  • 00:13:31.120 --> 00:13:32.160
  • Australian culture
  • 00:13:32.160 --> 00:13:33.080
  • a little while now,
  • 00:13:33.080 --> 00:13:35.050
  • and I understand that we are
  • 00:13:35.050 --> 00:13:36.150
  • very different in our expression
  • 00:13:36.150 --> 00:13:38.200
  • and in our mannerisms.
  • 00:13:38.200 --> 00:13:39.200
  • But you do have passion,
  • 00:13:39.200 --> 00:13:41.230
  • particularly
  • 00:13:41.230 --> 00:13:42.150
  • for your sporting franchises,
  • 00:13:42.150 --> 00:13:45.040
  • and the different Aussie rules,
  • 00:13:45.040 --> 00:13:47.150
  • rugby, and what else?
  • 00:13:48.220 --> 00:13:51.220
  • Football and cricket and yeah,
  • 00:13:51.250 --> 00:13:54.250
  • whatever else you guys watch.
  • 00:13:56.040 --> 00:13:59.040
  • And I hear people
  • 00:13:59.040 --> 00:13:59.290
  • in these big stadiums cheering
  • 00:13:59.290 --> 00:14:01.230
  • for their favorite teams.
  • 00:14:01.230 --> 00:14:03.120
  • And the Parramatta Eels,
  • 00:14:03.120 --> 00:14:05.030
  • and the, and what's
  • 00:14:05.030 --> 00:14:06.200
  • the other ones?
  • 00:14:06.200 --> 00:14:08.230
  • What's the ones
  • 00:14:08.230 --> 00:14:09.080
  • Russell Crowe owns?
  • 00:14:09.150 --> 00:14:12.150
  • Rabbitohs.
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  • Hello.
  • 00:14:14.140 --> 00:14:17.040
  • When they win a match,
  • 00:14:17.040 --> 00:14:20.020
  • their fans go crazy.
  • 00:14:20.020 --> 00:14:22.250
  • And they hug each other,
  • 00:14:22.250 --> 00:14:23.250
  • perfect strangers hug people
  • 00:14:23.250 --> 00:14:25.240
  • you don't know, "We won!"
  • 00:14:26.190 --> 00:14:29.190
  • You don't even play for 'em.
  • 00:14:29.190 --> 00:14:31.240
  • You're not even on the team.
  • 00:14:31.240 --> 00:14:33.050
  • But because you identify
  • 00:14:33.050 --> 00:14:34.220
  • with the team and the people
  • 00:14:34.220 --> 00:14:36.090
  • on the team, when they win,
  • 00:14:36.090 --> 00:14:38.080
  • you win.
  • 00:14:38.080 --> 00:14:39.040
  • So it is there.
  • 00:14:39.040 --> 00:14:40.230
  • Should it be that way
  • 00:14:40.230 --> 00:14:42.010
  • in the church when we see
  • 00:14:42.010 --> 00:14:43.230
  • one of our fellow brothers
  • 00:14:43.230 --> 00:14:44.290
  • and sisters get free,
  • 00:14:44.290 --> 00:14:46.200
  • get delivered, get healed?
  • 00:14:46.200 --> 00:14:48.210
  • Should we not celebrate
  • 00:14:48.210 --> 00:14:50.010
  • our Head Coach, Jesus Christ,
  • 00:14:50.010 --> 00:14:52.100
  • who called in the play
  • 00:14:52.100 --> 00:14:53.260
  • and put the devil on the run?
  • 00:14:53.260 --> 00:14:55.170
  • And if we're gonna shout loud
  • 00:14:55.170 --> 00:14:57.060
  • for a rugby team,
  • 00:14:57.060 --> 00:14:58.160
  • should we not shout louder
  • 00:14:58.160 --> 00:15:00.180
  • for the King of kings?
  • 00:15:00.180 --> 00:15:01.250
  • Somebody in here give Jesus
  • 00:15:01.250 --> 00:15:04.170
  • a great praise.
  • 00:15:04.170 --> 00:15:06.240
  • Ten-second praise right now:
  • 00:15:06.240 --> 00:15:08.130
  • ten, nine, eight, seven, six,
  • 00:15:11.150 --> 00:15:14.150
  • five, four, three, two.
  • 00:15:20.180 --> 00:15:23.180
  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
  • 00:15:25.290 --> 00:15:28.290
  • The church is not
  • 00:15:28.290 --> 00:15:31.100
  • just a gathering place
  • 00:15:31.100 --> 00:15:34.030
  • to expend emotion.
  • 00:15:34.030 --> 00:15:36.030
  • The church is the marriage
  • 00:15:36.030 --> 00:15:38.190
  • of the practical
  • 00:15:38.190 --> 00:15:40.030
  • and the supernatural.
  • 00:15:40.030 --> 00:15:42.010
  • And it is critical that we
  • 00:15:42.010 --> 00:15:43.000
  • have both.
  • 00:15:43.000 --> 00:15:44.100
  • Because if we have
  • 00:15:44.100 --> 00:15:45.000
  • too much of one,
  • 00:15:45.000 --> 00:15:46.200
  • we become dry and disconnected.
  • 00:15:47.020 --> 00:15:50.020
  • And if we have too much
  • 00:15:50.020 --> 00:15:50.260
  • of the other, we become weird.
  • 00:15:53.100 --> 00:15:56.100
  • You ever been around
  • 00:15:56.100 --> 00:15:57.050
  • some weird believers?
  • 00:15:57.080 --> 00:16:00.100
  • They don't even know how to have
  • 00:16:00.100 --> 00:16:01.050
  • a regular conversation.
  • 00:16:01.050 --> 00:16:03.150
  • "Hey, how you doin'?"
  • 00:16:03.150 --> 00:16:04.050
  • "Blessed.
  • 00:16:04.050 --> 00:16:05.160
  • I am so blessed.
  • 00:16:05.160 --> 00:16:07.100
  • I'm amazing.
  • 00:16:07.100 --> 00:16:08.010
  • How 'bout you?
  • 00:16:08.010 --> 00:16:09.260
  • God's been so good to me.
  • 00:16:09.260 --> 00:16:12.070
  • He's amazing, yeah!"
  • 00:16:14.010 --> 00:16:17.010
  • Why don't you calm down
  • 00:16:17.010 --> 00:16:18.000
  • a little bit?
  • 00:16:18.000 --> 00:16:18.230
  • You crazy.
  • 00:16:19.260 --> 00:16:22.260
  • Stop scaring people
  • 00:16:22.260 --> 00:16:24.120
  • with your Jesus.
  • 00:16:24.120 --> 00:16:26.160
  • We don't need scary Jesus
  • 00:16:26.160 --> 00:16:28.010
  • anymore.
  • 00:16:28.010 --> 00:16:29.290
  • You don't just walk up to people
  • 00:16:29.290 --> 00:16:31.010
  • you don't know, "Excuse me,
  • 00:16:31.010 --> 00:16:32.010
  • do you know Jesus
  • 00:16:32.010 --> 00:16:32.260
  • and the free pardon
  • 00:16:32.260 --> 00:16:33.130
  • of your sins?
  • 00:16:33.130 --> 00:16:34.070
  • Have you been saved,
  • 00:16:34.070 --> 00:16:35.030
  • set free, and baptized
  • 00:16:35.030 --> 00:16:36.060
  • - John: I don't need
  • 00:16:56.240 --> 00:16:57.080
  • a cultural Jesus.
  • 00:16:58.240 --> 00:17:01.260
  • I don't need black Jesus.
  • 00:17:01.260 --> 00:17:03.180
  • I don't need white Jesus.
  • 00:17:03.180 --> 00:17:04.220
  • I don't need European Jesus.
  • 00:17:04.220 --> 00:17:06.240
  • I don't need Australian Jesus.
  • 00:17:06.240 --> 00:17:08.280
  • I don't need Asian Jesus.
  • 00:17:08.280 --> 00:17:10.120
  • Although that would be
  • 00:17:10.120 --> 00:17:11.000
  • really cool 'cause he
  • 00:17:11.000 --> 00:17:12.130
  • would, "Hai!"
  • 00:17:12.130 --> 00:17:15.030
  • Anyway.
  • 00:17:17.010 --> 00:17:20.010
  • Ooh.
  • 00:17:20.010 --> 00:17:22.130
  • He would judo chop--whop.
  • 00:17:22.230 --> 00:17:25.230
  • All right, stop it.
  • 00:17:25.230 --> 00:17:27.080
  • - John: What I need is
  • 00:17:34.190 --> 00:17:35.040
  • the Jesus of the Bible
  • 00:17:35.040 --> 00:17:37.210
  • who walked 33 sinless years,
  • 00:17:37.240 --> 00:17:40.240
  • the fulfillment of the law
  • 00:17:40.240 --> 00:17:41.220
  • and the prophets,
  • 00:17:41.220 --> 00:17:42.150
  • the propitiation,
  • 00:17:42.150 --> 00:17:43.040
  • the full payment of my sins.
  • 00:17:43.040 --> 00:17:45.090
  • "He who knew no sin was made
  • 00:17:45.090 --> 00:17:46.250
  • to become sin that through him
  • 00:17:46.250 --> 00:17:48.130
  • we might become
  • 00:17:48.130 --> 00:17:49.070
  • the righteousness of God
  • 00:17:49.070 --> 00:17:50.200
  • in him."
  • 00:17:50.200 --> 00:17:51.090
  • I need that Jesus that unifies
  • 00:17:51.230 --> 00:17:54.230
  • the entire world.
  • 00:17:54.230 --> 00:17:55.250
  • I don't need a sectarian Jesus,
  • 00:17:55.250 --> 00:17:57.240
  • not in a time where people
  • 00:17:57.240 --> 00:17:59.090
  • of different cultures
  • 00:17:59.090 --> 00:18:00.120
  • are pitted against one another.
  • 00:18:00.120 --> 00:18:01.290
  • I need a Jesus
  • 00:18:01.290 --> 00:18:03.010
  • that builds bridges.
  • 00:18:03.010 --> 00:18:04.060
  • I need the Jesus that engaged
  • 00:18:04.060 --> 00:18:06.030
  • culture.
  • 00:18:06.030 --> 00:18:06.270
  • I need a Jesus that connected
  • 00:18:06.270 --> 00:18:08.200
  • to people that didn't look
  • 00:18:08.200 --> 00:18:10.040
  • like him, didn't think like him,
  • 00:18:10.040 --> 00:18:12.070
  • didn't come
  • 00:18:12.070 --> 00:18:13.050
  • from where he came from.
  • 00:18:13.050 --> 00:18:14.070
  • I need the Jesus at the well
  • 00:18:14.070 --> 00:18:16.090
  • talking to a Samaritan woman
  • 00:18:16.090 --> 00:18:17.240
  • and speaking to her
  • 00:18:17.240 --> 00:18:19.040
  • and connecting to her
  • 00:18:19.040 --> 00:18:20.160
  • even in her broken state.
  • 00:18:20.160 --> 00:18:21.260
  • And instead of judging her,
  • 00:18:21.260 --> 00:18:23.100
  • knowing full well
  • 00:18:23.100 --> 00:18:24.220
  • her entire situation,
  • 00:18:24.220 --> 00:18:26.110
  • he engages her in conversation.
  • 00:18:26.110 --> 00:18:28.110
  • Then he heals her,
  • 00:18:28.110 --> 00:18:29.180
  • supernaturally sets her free,
  • 00:18:29.180 --> 00:18:31.120
  • and she becomes an evangelist
  • 00:18:31.120 --> 00:18:33.010
  • in one conversation.
  • 00:18:33.010 --> 00:18:34.170
  • I need the Jesus who will touch
  • 00:18:34.170 --> 00:18:36.140
  • a leper and then say,
  • 00:18:36.140 --> 00:18:38.090
  • "I am willing to heal you.
  • 00:18:38.090 --> 00:18:39.180
  • Be cleansed."
  • 00:18:39.180 --> 00:18:40.140
  • Too many churches today wait
  • 00:18:40.140 --> 00:18:42.120
  • for people to get clean
  • 00:18:42.120 --> 00:18:43.190
  • and then they wanna put
  • 00:18:43.190 --> 00:18:44.160
  • their hands on 'em.
  • 00:18:44.160 --> 00:18:45.160
  • But the real church touches you
  • 00:18:45.160 --> 00:18:47.150
  • while you're still dirty.
  • 00:18:47.150 --> 00:18:48.240
  • The real church touches you
  • 00:18:48.240 --> 00:18:50.210
  • while you're still broken.
  • 00:18:50.210 --> 00:18:51.260
  • The real church will bind up
  • 00:18:51.260 --> 00:18:54.000
  • your wounds and fight
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  • for you when you cannot fight
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  • for yourself.
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  • I need the Jesus
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  • of Luke chapter 7,
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  • when a prostitute was
  • 00:19:00.210 --> 00:19:01.220
  • at his feet weeping
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  • and he sat there like nothing
  • 00:19:03.120 --> 00:19:05.100
  • was happening.
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  • And the entire time an exchange
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  • was taking place.
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  • And when that moment was over,
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  • he forgave her of her sins, set
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  • her free, gave her salvation,
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  • and sent her on her way.
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  • I need that Jesus
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  • in a cynical, God-hating world.
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  • I need a church that will be
  • 00:19:21.030 --> 00:19:23.040
  • a bridge to unbelievers.
  • 00:19:23.040 --> 00:19:24.280
  • I need a church that will extend
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  • beyond the comfort zone
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  • of their own culture.
  • 00:19:28.220 --> 00:19:30.040
  • I need a church that makes Jesus
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  • look as big as he was when he
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  • walked the earth.
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  • - John: You can identify
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  • and declare, "Jesus did this.
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  • He's the only one that can get
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  • the credit.
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  • I tried everything else,
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  • and everything else
  • 00:19:52.080 --> 00:19:53.170
  • failed me.
  • 00:19:53.170 --> 00:19:54.100
  • Only Jesus could heal me.
  • 00:19:54.100 --> 00:19:56.040
  • Only Jesus could deliver me.
  • 00:19:56.040 --> 00:19:57.210
  • Only Jesus could save me.
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  • [music]
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  • - John: We don't just gather
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  • here because we don't have
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  • something else to do.
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  • We gather because we believe.
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  • I say again, we gather
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  • because we believe.
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  • We gather in hope.
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  • We gather in faith.
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  • We gather in belief
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  • that our collective worship
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  • will yield private
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  • spiritual breakthrough.
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  • We believe.
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  • We are yearning for something
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  • more than what the temporal life
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  • has to other.
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  • Comfort is nice,
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  • but I need change.
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  • Happiness is great,
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  • but I need healing.
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  • Fraternization and friendship
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  • is great, but I need freedom.
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  • And what the world cannot
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  • provide the church must provide.
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  • I need an encounter,
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  • not a casual glance,
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  • not a secondhand story.
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  • I need an encounter with Jesus,
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  • an intimate
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  • face-to-face engagement where I
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  • gaze upon his face, where I
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  • connect with his character,
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  • where I am connected
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  • to the kingdom and I understand
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  • the great and awesome price he
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  • paid so that I could walk
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  • in freedom.
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  • And let that thing fuel me
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  • to fight for other souls
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  • and to believe for the church
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  • because it was this that Jesus
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  • laid down his life,
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  • for the local church.
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  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
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  • See, things change when somebody
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  • Go to Matthew chapter 9,
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  • starting at the 32nd verse.
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  • It says: "As they went out,
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  • behold, they brought to Jesus
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  • a man, mute
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  • and demon-possessed.
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  • And when the demon was cast out,
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  • the mute spoke.
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  • And the multitudes marveled,
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  • saying, 'It was never seen
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  • like this in Israel!'"
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  • I love this, "They."
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  • Somebody say, "They."
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  • "As they went out, behold,
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  • they brought to him a man,
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  • mute and demon-possessed."
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  • Now, there's two things
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  • goin' on.
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  • This gentleman had demons
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  • and he was also mute.
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  • There's two things goin' on.
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  • And I don't know
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  • which one predated the other.
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  • Doesn't matter.
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  • What it is,
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  • is no other human could help.
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  • And I'm sure someone tried.
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  • But at the end
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  • of human ingenuity, somebody
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  • please get me to Jesus.
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  • He was mute.
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  • Let me ask you a question.
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  • Have you ever been watching TV
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  • and maybe your phone rings,
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  • and it's
  • 00:22:57.130 --> 00:22:57.280
  • a pretty important call,
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  • but the TV's too loud?
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  • What do you do?
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  • Push the mute button.
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  • Doesn't mean
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  • that the TV is not--
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  • the person on TV is not speaking
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  • or the action has stopped.
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  • It just means that there is
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  • a disconnect
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  • between what is being said
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  • and what is being heard.
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  • This man was mute.
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  • It didn't mean he wasn't trying
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  • to communicate.
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  • He was just frustrated
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  • in his ability to communicate.
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  • And so he was mute.
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  • He was cut off.
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  • But not only that, he also had
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  • some demon possession.
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  • Some things are practical.
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  • Other things are supernatural.
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  • This is the power of the church.
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  • Because there are many people
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  • that society has muted,
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  • the poor, the disenfranchised,
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  • the alien, those who don't come
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  • from a particular
  • 00:23:48.230 --> 00:23:49.170
  • dominant culture.
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  • They have been muted
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  • in politics, muted in society.
  • 00:23:51.250 --> 00:23:54.080
  • Many young people feel muted
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  • in their homes,
  • 00:23:55.240 --> 00:23:56.230
  • muted in their schools,
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  • muted in their expression.
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  • And those are practical things
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  • that we can address
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  • through relationship.
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  • But then there is another side
  • 00:24:04.100 --> 00:24:06.010
  • which is demonic,
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  • where the enemy wants
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  • to take control
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  • of people's lives
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  • and take control
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  • of their bodies, and this is
  • 00:24:11.070 --> 00:24:13.000
  • where Jesus comes in, where he
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  • deals with the practical
  • 00:24:14.270 --> 00:24:16.100
  • and the supernatural.
  • 00:24:16.100 --> 00:24:18.050
  • And the Bible says,
  • 00:24:18.050 --> 00:24:19.040
  • "When Jesus cast out the demon,
  • 00:24:19.040 --> 00:24:21.050
  • the mute man spoke."
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  • What I'm saying is this,
  • 00:24:23.170 --> 00:24:25.140
  • that there are some things
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  • that only Jesus can do.
  • 00:24:26.210 --> 00:24:29.000
  • And I don't know what's going on
  • 00:24:29.000 --> 00:24:30.050
  • in your life that you've tried
  • 00:24:30.050 --> 00:24:31.100
  • to medicate yourself.
  • 00:24:31.100 --> 00:24:33.100
  • But if you can't get rid of it,
  • 00:24:33.100 --> 00:24:35.060
  • perhaps God sent me
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  • halfway around the world
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  • to lovingly remind you,
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  • you do serve a King
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  • who has all power, and he is
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  • still currently, the last time
  • 00:24:46.200 --> 00:24:48.200
  • I heard, on the throne.
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  • And no one else can sit
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  • in his seat because he is seated
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  • at the right hand of the Father.
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  • And if I were you, I would go
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  • to him with my issues.
  • 00:25:01.240 --> 00:25:04.240
  • The Bible says
  • 00:25:04.240 --> 00:25:07.020
  • that, "Jesus cast out the demon
  • 00:25:07.020 --> 00:25:08.210
  • and the mute man spoke."
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  • And the next thing that you hear
  • 00:25:10.190 --> 00:25:12.220
  • from the crowd is, "We've never
  • 00:25:12.220 --> 00:25:14.130
  • seen anything like this."
  • 00:25:14.130 --> 00:25:16.220
  • See, Jesus is about to start
  • 00:25:16.220 --> 00:25:18.010
  • doin' some supernatural stuff
  • 00:25:18.010 --> 00:25:19.090
  • in your life so significant
  • 00:25:19.090 --> 00:25:22.050
  • that when people see it,
  • 00:25:22.050 --> 00:25:23.290
  • they're gonna glorify God.
  • 00:25:23.290 --> 00:25:25.130
  • That's how you know it was
  • 00:25:25.130 --> 00:25:26.240
  • a Jesus move, when God gets
  • 00:25:26.240 --> 00:25:29.050
  • the credit and not you.
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  • Oh, glory to God.
  • 00:25:31.080 --> 00:25:32.260
  • So God's about to loose
  • 00:25:32.260 --> 00:25:34.040
  • your tongue.
  • 00:25:34.040 --> 00:25:35.010
  • He's about to un-mute
  • 00:25:35.010 --> 00:25:36.100
  • some things
  • 00:25:36.100 --> 00:25:37.090
  • that have been hidden
  • 00:25:37.090 --> 00:25:38.140
  • in your life and silent
  • 00:25:38.140 --> 00:25:39.190
  • in your life.
  • 00:25:39.190 --> 00:25:40.110
  • He's gonna unlock and free
  • 00:25:40.110 --> 00:25:41.270
  • some people
  • 00:25:41.270 --> 00:25:42.210
  • across multiple campuses
  • 00:25:42.210 --> 00:25:44.220
  • so that you can identify
  • 00:25:44.220 --> 00:25:47.060
  • and declare, "Jesus did this.
  • 00:25:47.060 --> 00:25:49.080
  • He's the only one that can get
  • 00:25:49.080 --> 00:25:50.180
  • the credit.
  • 00:25:50.180 --> 00:25:51.100
  • I tried everything else,
  • 00:25:51.100 --> 00:25:52.270
  • and everything else failed me.
  • 00:25:52.270 --> 00:25:54.280
  • Only Jesus could heal me.
  • 00:25:54.280 --> 00:25:56.230
  • Only Jesus could deliver me.
  • 00:25:56.230 --> 00:25:58.130
  • Only Jesus could save me.
  • 00:25:58.130 --> 00:26:00.110
  • Somebody get me to Jesus."
  • 00:26:03.010 --> 00:26:06.010
  • Maybe the practical
  • 00:26:06.010 --> 00:26:06.270
  • and the supernatural
  • 00:26:06.270 --> 00:26:09.130
  • has not yet connected.
  • 00:26:09.130 --> 00:26:11.100
  • So let me take you
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  • to Mark chapter 8.
  • 00:26:11.250 --> 00:26:14.170
  • Mark chapter 8 we find
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  • And in the 22nd verse this is
  • 00:26:20.090 --> 00:26:22.060
  • what it says: "Then Jesus came
  • 00:26:22.060 --> 00:26:24.070
  • to Bethsaida; and they brought
  • 00:26:24.070 --> 00:26:25.220
  • a blind man to him,
  • 00:26:25.220 --> 00:26:27.180
  • and begged him to touch him.
  • 00:26:27.180 --> 00:26:30.100
  • So he took the blind man
  • 00:26:30.100 --> 00:26:31.290
  • by the hand and led him
  • 00:26:31.290 --> 00:26:33.290
  • out of the town.
  • 00:26:33.290 --> 00:26:35.190
  • And when he had spit on his eyes
  • 00:26:35.190 --> 00:26:37.130
  • and put his hands on him,
  • 00:26:37.130 --> 00:26:38.280
  • he asked him if he saw anything.
  • 00:26:38.280 --> 00:26:41.240
  • And he looked up and said,
  • 00:26:41.240 --> 00:26:42.200
  • 'I see men like trees, walking.'
  • 00:26:42.210 --> 00:26:45.210
  • Then he put his hands
  • 00:26:45.210 --> 00:26:46.140
  • on his eyes again and made him
  • 00:26:46.140 --> 00:26:48.120
  • look up.
  • 00:26:48.120 --> 00:26:50.000
  • And he was restored and saw
  • 00:26:50.000 --> 00:26:51.020
  • everyone clearly."
  • 00:26:51.020 --> 00:26:52.270
  • to surmise why Jesus
  • 00:26:55.110 --> 00:26:57.210
  • had to touch this man twice.
  • 00:26:57.210 --> 00:26:59.250
  • I've even heard people say
  • 00:26:59.250 --> 00:27:01.130
  • this is the only miracle Jesus
  • 00:27:01.130 --> 00:27:02.280
  • didn't get right.
  • 00:27:03.030 --> 00:27:06.030
  • I beg to differ.
  • 00:27:06.030 --> 00:27:08.010
  • Don't disrespect my Jesus.
  • 00:27:08.010 --> 00:27:10.140
  • Everything he did had a purpose.
  • 00:27:10.140 --> 00:27:12.290
  • When they brought the blind man
  • 00:27:12.290 --> 00:27:14.070
  • to him, the first thing Jesus
  • 00:27:14.070 --> 00:27:15.200
  • did was take him out of the town
  • 00:27:15.200 --> 00:27:18.150
  • that he was in.
  • 00:27:18.150 --> 00:27:19.250
  • That was practical.
  • 00:27:19.250 --> 00:27:21.230
  • There's a practical side
  • 00:27:21.230 --> 00:27:23.100
  • to this miracle because there
  • 00:27:23.100 --> 00:27:25.110
  • has to be an atmosphere
  • 00:27:25.110 --> 00:27:27.020
  • conducive to the supernatural.
  • 00:27:27.020 --> 00:27:29.260
  • And sometimes Jesus has to take
  • 00:27:29.260 --> 00:27:31.140
  • you away from the familiar, take
  • 00:27:31.140 --> 00:27:33.070
  • you away from your comfort zone,
  • 00:27:33.070 --> 00:27:35.020
  • take you away from your friends
  • 00:27:35.020 --> 00:27:36.250
  • and your family because he needs
  • 00:27:36.250 --> 00:27:38.180
  • to get you out of the place
  • 00:27:38.180 --> 00:27:40.000
  • that caused the blindness.
  • 00:27:40.000 --> 00:27:41.180
  • The issue was not blindness.
  • 00:27:41.180 --> 00:27:44.080
  • The issue was vision.
  • 00:27:45.140 --> 00:27:48.140
  • So then Jesus spit on his eyes,
  • 00:27:49.000 --> 00:27:52.000
  • and then he says,
  • 00:27:52.000 --> 00:27:53.290
  • "What do you see?"
  • 00:27:53.290 --> 00:27:55.050
  • Notice, he asked him what he saw
  • 00:27:55.050 --> 00:27:57.200
  • because Jesus was teaching
  • 00:27:57.200 --> 00:27:59.030
  • the man a lesson.
  • 00:27:59.030 --> 00:28:01.110
  • And the man said,
  • 00:28:01.110 --> 00:28:02.030
  • "I see men like trees, walking."
  • 00:28:04.100 --> 00:28:07.100
  • Isn't that a strange thing
  • 00:28:07.100 --> 00:28:08.080
  • for a blind man to say?
  • 00:28:08.080 --> 00:28:10.240
  • Which lets you know he
  • 00:28:10.240 --> 00:28:11.280
  • hadn't always been blind.
  • 00:28:13.030 --> 00:28:16.030
  • He wasn't born blind.
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  • He became blind.
  • 00:28:17.040 --> 00:28:18.250
  • And he became blind because he
  • 00:28:18.250 --> 00:28:20.120
  • saw men like trees, walking.
  • 00:28:20.120 --> 00:28:22.190
  • What that means is, "I see men
  • 00:28:22.190 --> 00:28:24.040
  • bigger than what they are.
  • 00:28:24.040 --> 00:28:25.200
  • I see men who I've put
  • 00:28:25.200 --> 00:28:27.050
  • in position that have
  • 00:28:27.050 --> 00:28:28.080
  • more influence than they should.
  • 00:28:28.080 --> 00:28:30.070
  • And they're not just men
  • 00:28:30.070 --> 00:28:31.050
  • who have influence.
  • 00:28:31.050 --> 00:28:32.070
  • They're men who are not rooted."
  • 00:28:32.080 --> 00:28:35.080
  • Because the Bible says,
  • 00:28:35.080 --> 00:28:36.100
  • "It was men like trees."
  • 00:28:36.100 --> 00:28:38.120
  • Trees don't walk.
  • 00:28:38.120 --> 00:28:40.170
  • Trees are supposed to stay
  • 00:28:40.170 --> 00:28:41.240
  • rooted.
  • 00:28:41.240 --> 00:28:42.180
  • And Jesus said,
  • 00:28:42.180 --> 00:28:43.100
  • "This is the problem.
  • 00:28:43.100 --> 00:28:44.200
  • You have made men bigger
  • 00:28:44.200 --> 00:28:46.000
  • than what they are, and you've
  • 00:28:46.000 --> 00:28:47.090
  • put them in a higher position
  • 00:28:47.090 --> 00:28:48.230
  • than what they should be.
  • 00:28:48.230 --> 00:28:50.000
  • So let me, now that I know,
  • 00:28:50.000 --> 00:28:52.160
  • and now that you have identified
  • 00:28:52.160 --> 00:28:53.260
  • the issue, now let me touch you
  • 00:28:53.260 --> 00:28:55.240
  • again and reposition
  • 00:28:55.240 --> 00:28:57.150
  • your vision."
  • 00:28:57.150 --> 00:28:59.200
  • The Bible says,
  • 00:28:59.200 --> 00:29:00.070
  • "And he made him look up."
  • 00:29:00.070 --> 00:29:02.000
  • And then, once he got the vision
  • 00:29:02.000 --> 00:29:03.170
  • of God, he saw everyone else
  • 00:29:03.170 --> 00:29:05.130
  • clearly.
  • 00:29:05.130 --> 00:29:07.090
  • For many of us, we have put
  • 00:29:07.090 --> 00:29:08.170
  • people in positions in our lives
  • 00:29:08.170 --> 00:29:10.030
  • that they don't need to occupy.
  • 00:29:10.030 --> 00:29:12.240
  • Jesus said, "I need to be
  • 00:29:12.240 --> 00:29:13.230
  • the only one on the throne
  • 00:29:13.230 --> 00:29:15.290
  • so I could help you
  • 00:29:15.290 --> 00:29:16.200
  • with your blind spots."
  • 00:29:16.200 --> 00:29:17.280
  • If you have
  • 00:29:17.280 --> 00:29:18.130
  • a relational blind spot,
  • 00:29:18.130 --> 00:29:20.010
  • may I tell you to look up?
  • 00:29:20.010 --> 00:29:22.080
  • If there's issues
  • 00:29:22.080 --> 00:29:23.000
  • in how to navigate, making
  • 00:29:23.000 --> 00:29:25.200
  • critical decisions, may I
  • 00:29:25.200 --> 00:29:27.090
  • lovingly remind you, "Look up"?
  • 00:29:27.090 --> 00:29:29.240
  • Because once you look up and get
  • 00:29:29.240 --> 00:29:31.150
  • a God's-eye view
  • 00:29:31.150 --> 00:29:32.220
  • of your destiny, the problems
  • 00:29:32.220 --> 00:29:34.050
  • that you're facing will not seem
  • 00:29:34.050 --> 00:29:35.170
  • as large.
  • 00:29:35.170 --> 00:29:36.220
  • When you get a God's-eye view
  • 00:29:36.220 --> 00:29:38.190
  • of your purpose,
  • 00:29:38.190 --> 00:29:39.200
  • then what you're facing
  • 00:29:39.200 --> 00:29:40.250
  • will not be as daunting.
  • 00:29:40.250 --> 00:29:42.230
  • This is the challenge that Jesus
  • 00:29:43.030 --> 00:29:46.030
  • did the practical, "Let's get
  • 00:29:46.030 --> 00:29:47.140
  • him out of the bad atmosphere."
  • 00:29:47.140 --> 00:29:49.050
  • And then he did
  • 00:29:49.050 --> 00:29:49.280
  • the supernatural.
  • 00:29:49.280 --> 00:29:51.240
  • And then he gave him
  • 00:29:51.240 --> 00:29:52.110
  • instructions, "Don't go back
  • 00:29:52.110 --> 00:29:53.120
  • to that town, and don't tell
  • 00:29:53.120 --> 00:29:55.020
  • anyone in that town."
  • 00:29:55.020 --> 00:29:56.250
  • Why?
  • 00:29:56.250 --> 00:29:57.250
  • "Because what I just did
  • 00:29:57.250 --> 00:29:59.050
  • is predicated upon remaining
  • 00:29:59.050 --> 00:30:01.070
  • around the right people
  • 00:30:01.070 --> 00:30:02.250
  • and the right atmosphere.
  • 00:30:02.250 --> 00:30:04.080
  • If you go back,
  • 00:30:04.080 --> 00:30:05.130
  • then the condition
  • 00:30:05.130 --> 00:30:06.170
  • could return."
  • 00:30:06.170 --> 00:30:09.160
  • What I'm saying to us
  • 00:30:09.160 --> 00:30:10.110
  • as the church is when God frees
  • 00:30:10.110 --> 00:30:12.120
  • you from a thing, and he gives
  • 00:30:12.120 --> 00:30:13.260
  • you a plan to stay free,
  • 00:30:13.260 --> 00:30:15.220
  • let's walk that thing out.
  • 00:30:15.220 --> 00:30:17.070
  • Let's not be so supernatural
  • 00:30:17.070 --> 00:30:19.030
  • that we forget the practical.
  • 00:30:19.030 --> 00:30:20.170
  • If you get delivered
  • 00:30:20.170 --> 00:30:21.270
  • from an addiction,
  • 00:30:21.270 --> 00:30:22.290
  • stop goin' back to the place
  • 00:30:22.290 --> 00:30:24.270
  • where people are still doin'
  • 00:30:24.270 --> 00:30:25.290
  • that thing.
  • 00:30:25.290 --> 00:30:28.180
  • Six "Amens" and one
  • 00:30:28.180 --> 00:30:30.000
  • - John: Here was a man
  • 00:30:32.040 --> 00:30:32.210
  • who was paralyzed,
  • 00:30:32.210 --> 00:30:34.240
  • had no way to get to Jesus.
  • 00:30:34.240 --> 00:30:37.040
  • But he had four friends.
  • 00:30:37.040 --> 00:30:39.110
  • Everybody needs a they.
  • 00:30:39.110 --> 00:30:41.220
  • Everybody needs somebody
  • 00:30:41.220 --> 00:30:43.120
  • [music]
  • 00:30:45.110 --> 00:30:47.110
  • - John: God is not
  • 00:30:49.050 --> 00:30:52.050
  • just only concerned
  • 00:30:52.050 --> 00:30:54.150
  • with the supernatural.
  • 00:30:54.150 --> 00:30:55.190
  • He can do that all day.
  • 00:30:55.190 --> 00:30:57.070
  • But there's a practical.
  • 00:30:57.070 --> 00:30:58.090
  • Why?
  • 00:30:58.090 --> 00:30:58.280
  • Because why should God do
  • 00:30:58.280 --> 00:31:00.130
  • what you and I can?
  • 00:31:01.000 --> 00:31:04.000
  • Sometimes the greatest miracle
  • 00:31:04.000 --> 00:31:06.040
  • is not needing one at all,
  • 00:31:06.040 --> 00:31:08.230
  • when we take responsibility
  • 00:31:08.230 --> 00:31:10.190
  • as the church,
  • 00:31:10.190 --> 00:31:12.030
  • when we provide for the needs
  • 00:31:12.030 --> 00:31:13.130
  • of those who can't provide.
  • 00:31:13.130 --> 00:31:14.240
  • It's one thing to pray
  • 00:31:14.240 --> 00:31:15.240
  • for somebody,
  • 00:31:15.240 --> 00:31:16.170
  • "Lord, pray for, we pray
  • 00:31:16.170 --> 00:31:17.290
  • for those who don't have food."
  • 00:31:17.290 --> 00:31:19.100
  • Really?
  • 00:31:19.100 --> 00:31:20.020
  • Why don't you go get some food
  • 00:31:20.020 --> 00:31:21.270
  • and give it to them?
  • 00:31:21.270 --> 00:31:23.110
  • "Lord, we pray for those
  • 00:31:23.110 --> 00:31:24.100
  • who don't have coats?"
  • 00:31:24.100 --> 00:31:25.160
  • Really?
  • 00:31:25.160 --> 00:31:26.050
  • You've got 3 sweaters you
  • 00:31:26.050 --> 00:31:27.080
  • haven't worn in 6 months.
  • 00:31:27.080 --> 00:31:28.260
  • Go give one to somebody.
  • 00:31:28.260 --> 00:31:30.240
  • Many of us are the answer
  • 00:31:30.240 --> 00:31:32.190
  • to the prayer we're praying.
  • 00:31:33.270 --> 00:31:36.270
  • And many people are waiting
  • 00:31:36.270 --> 00:31:39.240
  • to see Jesus,
  • 00:31:39.240 --> 00:31:42.120
  • but they're gonna see Jesus
  • 00:31:42.120 --> 00:31:44.050
  • through acts of service
  • 00:31:44.050 --> 00:31:45.200
  • from those of us who are
  • 00:31:45.200 --> 00:31:46.270
  • the hands and feet of Jesus.
  • 00:31:46.270 --> 00:31:49.180
  • We are the church.
  • 00:31:49.180 --> 00:31:50.280
  • We are the extension.
  • 00:31:50.280 --> 00:31:52.080
  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
  • 00:31:53.280 --> 00:31:56.280
  • One more for you.
  • 00:31:56.280 --> 00:31:58.040
  • There was a paralyzed man.
  • 00:32:02.030 --> 00:32:05.030
  • Luke 5:18: "Then behold, men
  • 00:32:05.030 --> 00:32:07.110
  • brought on a bed a man who was
  • 00:32:07.110 --> 00:32:09.040
  • paralyzed, whom they sought
  • 00:32:09.040 --> 00:32:10.180
  • to bring in and lay
  • 00:32:10.180 --> 00:32:12.000
  • before Jesus.
  • 00:32:12.000 --> 00:32:13.150
  • And when they could not find out
  • 00:32:13.150 --> 00:32:14.140
  • how they might bring him in,
  • 00:32:14.140 --> 00:32:15.250
  • because of the crowd, they went
  • 00:32:15.250 --> 00:32:17.060
  • up on the housetop and let him
  • 00:32:17.060 --> 00:32:18.200
  • down with his bed
  • 00:32:18.200 --> 00:32:19.290
  • through the tiling
  • 00:32:19.290 --> 00:32:21.100
  • into the midst of Jesus.
  • 00:32:21.100 --> 00:32:23.040
  • When he saw their faith,
  • 00:32:23.040 --> 00:32:25.080
  • he said to him,
  • 00:32:25.080 --> 00:32:26.100
  • 'Man, your sins are forgiven.'
  • 00:32:26.240 --> 00:32:29.240
  • The scribes and Pharisees began
  • 00:32:29.240 --> 00:32:30.250
  • to reason, and says,
  • 00:32:30.250 --> 00:32:32.060
  • 'Who is this who speaks
  • 00:32:32.060 --> 00:32:33.100
  • blasphemies?
  • 00:32:33.100 --> 00:32:34.020
  • Who can forgive sins
  • 00:32:34.020 --> 00:32:34.210
  • but God alone?'
  • 00:32:34.210 --> 00:32:37.010
  • Jesus perceived their thoughts,
  • 00:32:37.010 --> 00:32:38.210
  • and answered,
  • 00:32:38.210 --> 00:32:39.100
  • 'Why are you reasoning like this
  • 00:32:39.100 --> 00:32:40.180
  • in your hearts?
  • 00:32:40.180 --> 00:32:41.120
  • Which is easier, to say,
  • 00:32:41.120 --> 00:32:42.270
  • "Your sins are forgiven,"
  • 00:32:42.270 --> 00:32:43.220
  • or, "Rise, take up your bed
  • 00:32:43.220 --> 00:32:44.280
  • and walk"?
  • 00:32:44.280 --> 00:32:45.200
  • But that you may know
  • 00:32:45.200 --> 00:32:46.150
  • that I got power on earth
  • 00:32:46.150 --> 00:32:47.290
  • to forgive sins"
  • 00:32:47.290 --> 00:32:49.010
  • He said to the man,
  • 00:32:49.010 --> 00:32:50.010
  • 'I say to you, arise,
  • 00:32:50.010 --> 00:32:51.010
  • take up your bed,
  • 00:32:51.010 --> 00:32:52.240
  • and go to your house.'"
  • 00:32:52.240 --> 00:32:55.040
  • Here was a man
  • 00:32:55.040 --> 00:32:55.190
  • had no way to get to Jesus.
  • 00:32:57.210 --> 00:33:00.030
  • But he had four friends.
  • 00:33:00.030 --> 00:33:02.110
  • Everybody needs a they.
  • 00:33:02.110 --> 00:33:04.190
  • Everybody needs somebody
  • 00:33:04.190 --> 00:33:06.120
  • that will get them to Jesus.
  • 00:33:06.120 --> 00:33:08.270
  • If I'm stuck here and Jesus
  • 00:33:08.270 --> 00:33:10.250
  • is over there,
  • 00:33:10.250 --> 00:33:11.260
  • and he's my only answer,
  • 00:33:11.260 --> 00:33:14.000
  • and I can't get to him,
  • 00:33:14.000 --> 00:33:15.170
  • I need somebody who loves me
  • 00:33:15.170 --> 00:33:17.000
  • enough to not let me stay
  • 00:33:17.000 --> 00:33:19.030
  • in this place.
  • 00:33:19.030 --> 00:33:20.000
  • But if you gotta drag me
  • 00:33:20.000 --> 00:33:21.240
  • to Jesus, if you've gotta carry
  • 00:33:21.240 --> 00:33:23.150
  • me to Jesus,
  • 00:33:23.150 --> 00:33:24.200
  • and even if the door is filled
  • 00:33:24.200 --> 00:33:27.000
  • and the windows are bolted,
  • 00:33:27.000 --> 00:33:28.270
  • I need somebody who's willing
  • 00:33:28.270 --> 00:33:30.070
  • to get their hands dirty
  • 00:33:30.070 --> 00:33:31.200
  • and start clawin' at roof tiles,
  • 00:33:31.200 --> 00:33:33.250
  • gettin' dirt clumps and sayin',
  • 00:33:33.250 --> 00:33:35.240
  • "Not until my friend gets free
  • 00:33:35.240 --> 00:33:38.170
  • am I leaving this place."
  • 00:33:38.170 --> 00:33:40.080
  • The Bible says,
  • 00:33:40.080 --> 00:33:41.100
  • "They laid him down."
  • 00:33:41.100 --> 00:33:42.200
  • I need some grimy friends.
  • 00:33:42.200 --> 00:33:44.130
  • "Hey, Jesus, what ya doin', man?
  • 00:33:44.130 --> 00:33:46.070
  • Good to see ya.
  • 00:33:46.070 --> 00:33:47.060
  • Hey, that's my friend.
  • 00:33:47.060 --> 00:33:48.040
  • That's Ricky.
  • 00:33:48.040 --> 00:33:48.290
  • He's been paralyzed
  • 00:33:48.290 --> 00:33:49.260
  • for a long time.
  • 00:33:49.260 --> 00:33:50.240
  • Can you heal him?"
  • 00:33:50.240 --> 00:33:52.290
  • I love the thought
  • 00:33:52.290 --> 00:33:54.240
  • that the Bible just calls
  • 00:33:54.240 --> 00:33:56.120
  • them, "They."
  • 00:33:56.120 --> 00:33:59.050
  • They didn't pin
  • 00:33:59.050 --> 00:33:59.250
  • their own requests
  • 00:33:59.250 --> 00:34:01.150
  • onto the man's chest.
  • 00:34:01.150 --> 00:34:03.110
  • They didn't care if Jesus knew
  • 00:34:03.110 --> 00:34:05.080
  • their names.
  • 00:34:05.080 --> 00:34:07.070
  • They just wanted their friend
  • 00:34:07.070 --> 00:34:08.100
  • to get free.
  • 00:34:08.100 --> 00:34:10.160
  • Somebody get me to Jesus.
  • 00:34:10.240 --> 00:34:13.240
  • And even if Jesus doesn't call
  • 00:34:14.040 --> 00:34:17.040
  • your name, you're happy because
  • 00:34:17.040 --> 00:34:20.010
  • he called your friend's name.
  • 00:34:20.010 --> 00:34:22.260
  • That is what the church should
  • 00:34:22.260 --> 00:34:24.160
  • be about, fighting for those
  • 00:34:25.090 --> 00:34:28.090
  • who can't fight for themselves,
  • 00:34:28.090 --> 00:34:30.270
  • building bridges where there
  • 00:34:30.270 --> 00:34:31.270
  • once existed walls,
  • 00:34:31.270 --> 00:34:34.050
  • and not allowing those who you
  • 00:34:34.050 --> 00:34:35.180
  • are connected to
  • 00:34:35.180 --> 00:34:36.210
  • to suffer alone.
  • 00:34:36.210 --> 00:34:38.080
  • We are the church, and we must
  • 00:34:38.080 --> 00:34:40.280
  • walk with those who are stuck.
  • 00:34:41.240 --> 00:34:44.240
  • This man was stuck, no way,
  • 00:34:44.240 --> 00:34:46.260
  • no way to get to Jesus, but he
  • 00:34:46.260 --> 00:34:49.140
  • had four friends who carried him
  • 00:34:49.140 --> 00:34:52.030
  • on this nasty little mat
  • 00:34:52.100 --> 00:34:55.100
  • and got him to Jesus.
  • 00:34:55.100 --> 00:34:57.280
  • I love they because that's what
  • 00:34:58.040 --> 00:35:01.060
  • the church should be to the lost
  • 00:35:01.060 --> 00:35:02.290
  • and the hurting and the broken.
  • 00:35:02.290 --> 00:35:04.290
  • We are the family that they
  • 00:35:04.290 --> 00:35:06.230
  • never had.
  • 00:35:06.230 --> 00:35:08.260
  • For the widow and the orphan,
  • 00:35:08.260 --> 00:35:11.000
  • for the lost, the oppressed,
  • 00:35:11.000 --> 00:35:12.010
  • the afflicted,
  • 00:35:12.010 --> 00:35:13.190
  • we are their they.
  • 00:35:13.190 --> 00:35:16.040
  • That's why this church means
  • 00:35:16.040 --> 00:35:17.220
  • so much to me, because I can't
  • 00:35:17.220 --> 00:35:20.150
  • tell which culture is dominant.
  • 00:35:20.150 --> 00:35:23.100
  • All that matters in here is
  • 00:35:23.100 --> 00:35:25.160
  • Jesus.
  • 00:35:25.160 --> 00:35:26.260
  • And this is the power
  • 00:35:26.260 --> 00:35:28.070
  • of the church.
  • 00:35:28.070 --> 00:35:29.130
  • When we become about souls
  • 00:35:29.130 --> 00:35:32.030
  • and fighting to get people
  • 00:35:32.030 --> 00:35:33.130
  • to Jesus, you will never cease
  • 00:35:33.130 --> 00:35:36.030
  • to be relevant.
  • 00:35:36.030 --> 00:35:37.070
  • But the moment we are
  • 00:35:37.070 --> 00:35:38.030
  • more concerned
  • 00:35:38.030 --> 00:35:39.080
  • with presentation and programs
  • 00:35:41.070 --> 00:35:44.070
  • and policies and not
  • 00:35:44.070 --> 00:35:45.210
  • his presence, you just put
  • 00:35:45.210 --> 00:35:48.160
  • a time limit on your relevance.
  • 00:35:49.060 --> 00:35:52.060
  • But as long as we stay serious
  • 00:35:52.060 --> 00:35:53.170
  • about souls, fighting
  • 00:35:53.170 --> 00:35:55.200
  • for the kingdom,
  • 00:35:55.200 --> 00:35:57.090
  • building bridges, and getting
  • 00:35:57.090 --> 00:35:59.100
  • people into the presence
  • 00:35:59.100 --> 00:36:00.170
  • of Jesus, these doors
  • 00:36:01.020 --> 00:36:04.020
  • will always stay open, and there
  • 00:36:04.020 --> 00:36:06.050
  • will always be resource.
  • 00:36:06.050 --> 00:36:08.130
  • Because God will always resource
  • 00:36:08.130 --> 00:36:11.090
  • where his Spirit is the source.
  • 00:36:11.210 --> 00:36:14.210
  • Let me pray for you.
  • 00:36:14.210 --> 00:36:15.170
  • Father, I thank you.
  • 00:36:15.240 --> 00:36:18.240
  • I thank you for this church.
  • 00:36:18.240 --> 00:36:19.270
  • I thank you for these people.
  • 00:36:19.270 --> 00:36:22.190
  • And my prayer is that you
  • 00:36:22.190 --> 00:36:23.180
  • will, by your power, cause us
  • 00:36:23.180 --> 00:36:25.280
  • to understand that there are
  • 00:36:25.280 --> 00:36:26.290
  • certain people who need
  • 00:36:26.290 --> 00:36:28.230
  • the marriage of the practical
  • 00:36:28.230 --> 00:36:29.250
  • and the supernatural.
  • 00:36:29.250 --> 00:36:32.250
  • Personal relationships are
  • 00:36:32.250 --> 00:36:33.220
  • great, but then, God, there's
  • 00:36:33.220 --> 00:36:35.240
  • a part of us that needs healing
  • 00:36:35.240 --> 00:36:38.220
  • that only you can provide.
  • 00:36:38.220 --> 00:36:40.200
  • So where the strength
  • 00:36:40.200 --> 00:36:42.160
  • and the wisdom and ingenuity
  • 00:36:42.160 --> 00:36:43.230
  • of men ends, your Spirit begins
  • 00:36:44.180 --> 00:36:47.180
  • in a fresh way.
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  • So, God, cause us to identify
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  • areas in our own lives
  • 00:36:51.090 --> 00:36:52.280
  • where we've tried to handle it
  • 00:36:52.280 --> 00:36:54.010
  • ourselves, and we now need
  • 00:36:54.010 --> 00:36:55.240
  • to turn it over to you.
  • 00:36:55.240 --> 00:36:58.140
  • And, God, whatever it is
  • 00:36:58.140 --> 00:36:59.100
  • that we've been holding on to,
  • 00:36:59.100 --> 00:37:02.060
  • we now give it to you.
  • 00:37:02.060 --> 00:37:04.110
  • And if we can't get to you
  • 00:37:04.110 --> 00:37:05.100
  • ourselves, may we have
  • 00:37:05.100 --> 00:37:07.110
  • enough humility to cry out,
  • 00:37:07.110 --> 00:37:08.290
  • "Somebody get me to Jesus."
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  • This is my prayer.
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  • - Margaret: My husband and I
  • 00:37:24.280 --> 00:37:25.160
  • sat down, and we just saw
  • 00:37:25.160 --> 00:37:26.230
  • so much need, and we said,
  • 00:37:26.230 --> 00:37:28.110
  • "What can we do?"
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  • What could we do?
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  • We were both working full time.
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  • What could we do?
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  • We could open up our home.
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  • [music]
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  • - Margaret: Why encouragement
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  • and love is important to me
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  • was 'cause, as a child,
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  • that wasn't my culture.
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  • I'm the fourth child.
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  • My mum introduced me
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  • as her little mistake,
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  • and that's how it was.
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  • So nobody said,
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  • "You could do anything."
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  • Nobody really spoke life.
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  • I was 30 by the time I met
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  • Jesus.
  • 00:38:05.200 --> 00:38:06.260
  • And my husband, my daughter,
  • 00:38:06.260 --> 00:38:08.010
  • and I, we got saved together.
  • 00:38:08.010 --> 00:38:09.190
  • And so suddenly there was
  • 00:38:09.190 --> 00:38:10.290
  • this world of a Bible
  • 00:38:12.000 --> 00:38:15.000
  • that works.
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  • For me, it was
  • 00:38:16.240 --> 00:38:17.090
  • a real revelational thing.
  • 00:38:17.090 --> 00:38:18.200
  • I read my Bible and it said,
  • 00:38:18.200 --> 00:38:19.210
  • "Encourage each other daily."
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  • And I thought, "I can do that,"
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  • and just did it.
  • 00:38:23.260 --> 00:38:24.230
  • It was just like,
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  • "That's something I can do."
  • 00:38:25.210 --> 00:38:28.210
  • My husband and I sat down,
  • 00:38:28.210 --> 00:38:29.140
  • and we just saw so much need,
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  • and we said,
  • 00:38:31.170 --> 00:38:32.040
  • "What can we do?"
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  • What could we do?
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  • We were both working full time.
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  • What could we do?
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  • We could open up our home.
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  • And so we did.
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  • Over the years,
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  • we've had many people
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  • with many different backgrounds,
  • 00:38:42.070 --> 00:38:44.050
  • you know, come and stay with us
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  • for all sorts of reasons.
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  • We had a guy come out of prison.
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  • We had a girl stay with us
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  • who had an unplanned pregnancy.
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  • People who lost, you know,
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  • partners that died, to people
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  • who had huge decisions to make
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  • about changing their lives.
  • 00:39:01.250 --> 00:39:04.250
  • What we prayed and what we hoped
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  • for was that our house was full
  • 00:39:05.290 --> 00:39:07.290
  • and our home was full
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  • of possibilities, that we
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  • would open windows and say,
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  • "You could live like that."
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  • We'd open another door, saying,
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  • "You could go back to school.
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  • You could get a job."
  • 00:39:19.120 --> 00:39:20.280
  • And so being able to take people
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  • on that road of encouragement
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  • and say, "Actually, where you
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  • are now is not where you
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  • need to be."
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  • I think encouraging causes
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  • people to change because it
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  • opens a window for them
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  • to look differently
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  • at themselves and the world.
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  • We were talking about it
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  • and like,
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  • "How many people came through?"
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  • We lost count.
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  • But we know when they came, they
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  • [music]
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  • - Brian: Well, I'm glad
  • 00:39:51.100 --> 00:39:54.100
  • you've joined us
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  • on the Hillsong Channel.
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  • And I wanna ask you a question,
  • 00:39:56.110 --> 00:39:58.010
  • a personal question.
  • 00:39:58.010 --> 00:39:59.130
  • Have you ever made
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  • a conscious decision
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  • to surrender ownership
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  • of your life
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  • to the Lord Jesus Christ?
  • 00:40:03.140 --> 00:40:05.170
  • Have you ever encountered him
  • 00:40:05.170 --> 00:40:06.150
  • in a personal way?
  • 00:40:06.150 --> 00:40:08.010
  • By that, I don't mean that you
  • 00:40:08.010 --> 00:40:09.000
  • necessarily saw him,
  • 00:40:09.000 --> 00:40:10.210
  • but you know that you know
  • 00:40:10.210 --> 00:40:12.120
  • that there was a day
  • 00:40:12.120 --> 00:40:13.070
  • when something changed,
  • 00:40:13.070 --> 00:40:14.120
  • when something happened.
  • 00:40:14.120 --> 00:40:15.160
  • Jesus came into your life.
  • 00:40:15.160 --> 00:40:17.220
  • See, the Bible says if you ask
  • 00:40:17.220 --> 00:40:18.270
  • him into your life, he will come
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  • in, and he will live in you.
  • 00:40:22.210 --> 00:40:25.210
  • What a beautiful promise.
  • 00:40:25.210 --> 00:40:27.060
  • Maybe at some point you prayed
  • 00:40:27.060 --> 00:40:28.070
  • a prayer like that,
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  • but somewhere along the way
  • 00:40:29.120 --> 00:40:31.000
  • you lost your way.
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  • Well, it's not as though
  • 00:40:32.150 --> 00:40:33.030
  • God moves.
  • 00:40:33.030 --> 00:40:34.050
  • He said, "I'll never leave you
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  • nor forsake you."
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  • I love the fact
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  • that he saves us.
  • 00:40:37.020 --> 00:40:38.080
  • But the Bible never says he
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  • un-saves us.
  • 00:40:39.060 --> 00:40:40.170
  • But we all make our own choices.
  • 00:40:40.170 --> 00:40:42.130
  • And we can make choices
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  • that have us living dislocated
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  • or alienated from the center
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  • of God's will.
  • 00:40:46.220 --> 00:40:48.210
  • I couldn't think
  • 00:40:48.210 --> 00:40:49.060
  • of a more perfect time
  • 00:40:49.060 --> 00:40:50.060
  • to come back and say,
  • 00:40:50.060 --> 00:40:51.070
  • "Jesus, I need you in my life.
  • 00:40:51.070 --> 00:40:53.140
  • I'm coming back to living
  • 00:40:53.140 --> 00:40:54.260
  • out of an ongoing relationship
  • 00:40:54.260 --> 00:40:56.160
  • with you."
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  • So I'm gonna lead you
  • 00:40:57.250 --> 00:40:58.160
  • in a prayer.
  • 00:40:58.160 --> 00:40:59.150
  • This is the prayer of salvation.
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  • If you'll pray this prayer
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  • along with me
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  • to the Lord Jesus Christ,
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  • I believe this can be your day.
  • 00:41:04.220 --> 00:41:06.210
  • This can be the beginning
  • 00:41:06.210 --> 00:41:07.240
  • of a brand-new chapter
  • 00:41:07.240 --> 00:41:09.100
  • in your life with Jesus
  • 00:41:09.100 --> 00:41:10.290
  • as your Lord and your Savior.
  • 00:41:10.290 --> 00:41:12.290
  • So are you ready for that?
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  • Ready to join me in prayer?
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  • Here we go: "Dear Jesus,
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  • I recognize my need of you.
  • 00:41:19.150 --> 00:41:21.240
  • I thank you that you can bring
  • 00:41:21.240 --> 00:41:23.170
  • salvation to my life.
  • 00:41:23.170 --> 00:41:25.170
  • You can forgive me
  • 00:41:25.170 --> 00:41:26.180
  • of my past failures and mistakes
  • 00:41:26.180 --> 00:41:28.080
  • and give me
  • 00:41:28.080 --> 00:41:28.230
  • a brand-new beginning
  • 00:41:28.230 --> 00:41:30.020
  • and a brand-new start.
  • 00:41:30.020 --> 00:41:31.280
  • So at this moment, I say,
  • 00:41:31.280 --> 00:41:33.030
  • 'Jesus, come into my life.'
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  • I recognize because of you,
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  • from this time,
  • 00:41:37.160 --> 00:41:38.100
  • I'm a child of God,
  • 00:41:38.100 --> 00:41:40.060
  • a new creation,
  • 00:41:40.060 --> 00:41:41.250
  • a follower of Jesus Christ.
  • 00:41:41.250 --> 00:41:44.000
  • My sins are forgiven.
  • 00:41:44.000 --> 00:41:45.260
  • It's a brand-new day.
  • 00:41:45.260 --> 00:41:47.180
  • Thank you for your love
  • 00:41:47.180 --> 00:41:48.160
  • and grace.
  • 00:41:48.160 --> 00:41:49.150
  • Thank you for your forgiveness
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  • and mercy.
  • 00:41:50.240 --> 00:41:52.000
  • I am a believer.
  • 00:41:52.000 --> 00:41:53.060
  • Jesus is alive in me, amen."
  • 00:41:55.080 --> 00:41:58.080
  • Now, if you just prayed
  • 00:41:58.080 --> 00:41:58.290
  • that prayer from your heart,
  • 00:41:58.290 --> 00:42:00.220
  • then could I encourage you
  • 00:42:00.220 --> 00:42:02.000
  • to do whatever you can
  • 00:42:02.000 --> 00:42:03.170
  • to get a Bible?
  • 00:42:03.170 --> 00:42:04.150
  • Get along to a great,
  • 00:42:04.150 --> 00:42:05.240
  • life-giving local church
  • 00:42:05.240 --> 00:42:07.160
  • where Jesus is proclaimed.
  • 00:42:07.160 --> 00:42:09.160
  • And, most of all, if you can
  • 00:42:09.160 --> 00:42:11.080
  • connect with other believers,
  • 00:42:11.080 --> 00:42:12.250
  • it's just gonna make
  • 00:42:12.250 --> 00:42:13.180
  • that walk so much easier.
  • 00:42:13.180 --> 00:42:15.110
  • Jesus our God
  • 00:42:18.190 --> 00:42:21.190
  • great and mighty
  • 00:42:21.190 --> 00:42:23.070
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:42:38.060 --> 00:42:41.060
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:42:41.280 --> 00:42:44.280
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:42:48.070 --> 00:42:51.070
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:42:51.170 --> 00:42:54.170
  • So let hope rise
  • 00:43:00.170 --> 00:43:03.170
  • And darkness tremble
  • 00:43:03.170 --> 00:43:05.090
  • in your holy light
  • 00:43:06.230 --> 00:43:09.230
  • That every eye will see
  • 00:43:09.230 --> 00:43:12.170
  • Jesus our God
  • 00:43:13.190 --> 00:43:16.190
  • Great and mighty
  • 00:43:16.190 --> 00:43:18.190
  • to be praised
  • 00:43:22.010 --> 00:43:25.010
  • So let hope rise
  • 00:43:26.220 --> 00:43:29.220
  • And darkness tremble
  • 00:43:29.220 --> 00:43:31.170
  • in your holy light
  • 00:43:33.170 --> 00:43:36.170
  • That every eye will see
  • 00:43:36.170 --> 00:43:39.070
  • Jesus our God
  • 00:43:40.100 --> 00:43:43.100
  • Great and mighty
  • 00:43:43.100 --> 00:43:45.100
  • C'mon, you sing.
  • 00:43:49.280 --> 00:43:51.220
  • So let hope rise
  • 00:43:52.180 --> 00:43:55.180
  • Oh, and darkness tremble
  • 00:43:55.220 --> 00:43:58.220
  • in your holy light
  • 00:44:00.170 --> 00:44:03.170
  • That every eye will see
  • 00:44:03.170 --> 00:44:06.080
  • Jesus our God
  • 00:44:07.100 --> 00:44:10.100
  • Great and mighty
  • 00:44:10.100 --> 00:44:12.080
  • to be praised
  • 00:44:17.040 --> 00:44:20.040
  • God of all days
  • 00:44:21.210 --> 00:44:24.210
  • Glorious
  • 00:44:24.210 --> 00:44:26.090
  • in all of your ways
  • 00:44:28.140 --> 00:44:31.140
  • The majesty
  • 00:44:31.140 --> 00:44:33.020
  • the wonder and grace
  • 00:44:34.140 --> 00:44:37.140
  • In the light of your name
  • 00:44:42.240 --> 00:44:45.240
  • So let hope rise
  • 00:44:46.150 --> 00:44:49.150
  • Oh, and darkness tremble
  • 00:44:49.170 --> 00:44:52.170
  • in your holy light
  • 00:44:52.170 --> 00:44:55.110
  • c'mon, sing it out,
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  • That every eye will see
  • 00:44:57.160 --> 00:45:00.080
  • Jesus our God
  • 00:45:01.020 --> 00:45:04.020
  • Great and mighty
  • 00:45:04.020 --> 00:45:06.000
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:29.130 --> 00:45:32.130
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:32.240 --> 00:45:35.240
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:36.130 --> 00:45:39.130
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:42.220 --> 00:45:45.220
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:46.070 --> 00:45:49.070
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:49.210 --> 00:45:52.210
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:56.110 --> 00:45:59.110
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:45:59.200 --> 00:46:02.220
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:03.100 --> 00:46:06.100
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:09.190 --> 00:46:12.190
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:13.020 --> 00:46:16.020
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:16.200 --> 00:46:19.200
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:23.070 --> 00:46:26.070
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:46:26.090 --> 00:46:29.090
  • C'mon, with everything.
  • 00:46:31.130 --> 00:46:33.110
  • With everything
  • 00:46:33.110 --> 00:46:35.210
  • C'mon.
  • 00:46:35.210 --> 00:46:36.170
  • with everything
  • 00:46:36.170 --> 00:46:39.130
  • We will shout
  • 00:46:40.060 --> 00:46:43.060
  • for your glory
  • 00:46:43.190 --> 00:46:46.190
  • With everything
  • 00:46:46.190 --> 00:46:48.140
  • with everything
  • 00:46:48.140 --> 00:46:50.050
  • With everything
  • 00:46:50.050 --> 00:46:52.020
  • with everything
  • 00:46:52.020 --> 00:46:53.110
  • We will shout forth
  • 00:46:53.230 --> 00:46:56.230
  • your praise
  • 00:46:56.230 --> 00:46:58.120
  • C'mon, with everything.
  • 00:46:58.120 --> 00:47:00.030
  • With everything
  • 00:47:00.120 --> 00:47:03.120
  • with everything
  • 00:47:03.120 --> 00:47:05.270
  • Jesus, we will shout
  • 00:47:06.090 --> 00:47:09.090
  • for your glory
  • 00:47:09.150 --> 00:47:12.150
  • With everything
  • 00:47:12.150 --> 00:47:13.240
  • with everything
  • 00:47:13.240 --> 00:47:15.150
  • With everything
  • 00:47:15.150 --> 00:47:16.280
  • with everything
  • 00:47:16.280 --> 00:47:19.240
  • We will short forth
  • 00:47:20.190 --> 00:47:23.190
  • your praise
  • 00:47:23.190 --> 00:47:25.150
  • C'mon, and our hearts
  • 00:47:25.150 --> 00:47:28.110
  • they cry be glorified
  • 00:47:30.190 --> 00:47:33.190
  • Be lifted high
  • 00:47:33.260 --> 00:47:36.260
  • above all names
  • 00:47:37.050 --> 00:47:40.050
  • For you, our King
  • 00:47:40.230 --> 00:47:43.230
  • with everything
  • 00:47:43.230 --> 00:47:46.230
  • We will shout forth
  • 00:47:47.140 --> 00:47:50.140
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:47:57.080 --> 00:48:00.100
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:48:00.210 --> 00:48:03.210
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:48:04.020 --> 00:48:07.020
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:48:10.180 --> 00:48:13.180
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:48:14.040 --> 00:48:17.040
  • C'mon, with everything.
  • 00:48:18.220 --> 00:48:20.160
  • With everything
  • 00:48:21.000 --> 00:48:24.000
  • with everything
  • 00:48:24.050 --> 00:48:27.050
  • We will shout
  • 00:48:27.050 --> 00:48:29.150
  • for your glory
  • 00:48:31.030 --> 00:48:34.030
  • With everything
  • 00:48:34.140 --> 00:48:37.140
  • with everything
  • 00:48:37.200 --> 00:48:40.200
  • We will shout forth
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:17.180 --> 00:49:20.180
  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:31.080 --> 00:49:34.080
  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:44.280 --> 00:49:47.280
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:48.050 --> 00:49:51.050
  • Oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:51.190 --> 00:49:54.190
  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
  • 00:49:58.110 --> 00:50:01.110
  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Well, from the front
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  • to the back, lift your voice.
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  • Sing it out.
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • C'mon, with everything.
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  • Lift up a shout of praise.
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh-oh
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  • Oh-oh-oh
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  • [congregation cheering]
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