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February 25, 2018
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Hope Generation with Ben Courson

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  • THE GOODNESS OF GOD?
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  • YOU MEDITATE ON THE PROMISES OF GOD.
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  • PROMISES LIKE WHAT THE ENEMY MEANS FOR EVIL,
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  • THE LORD MEANS FOR GOOD.
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  • BE STRONG AND OF GOOD COURAGE.
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  • DO NOT BE AFRAID NOR BE DISMAYED,
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  • FOR THE LORD YOUR GOD IS WITH YOU WHEREVER YOU GO.
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  • I WOULD HAVE DESPAIRED BUT I BELIEVE TO SEE THE
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  • GOODNESS OF THE LORD IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING.
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  • WAIT ON THE LORD, BE OF GOOD COURAGE AND HE WILL
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  • STRENGTHEN YOUR HEART.
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  • WAIT, I SAY, ON THE LORD.
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  • FOR THOSE WHO WAIT ON THE LORD,
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  • THEY'LL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH.
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  • THEY'LL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS LIKE EAGLES.
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  • THEY'LL RUN AND NOT GROW WEARY.
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  • THEY'LL WALK AND NOT FAINT.
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  • FOR THE LORD HAS APPEARED TO ME OF OLD SAYING YES,
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  • I HAVE LOVED YOU WITH AN EVERLASTING LOVE.
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  • THEREFORE WITH LOVING KINDNESS HAVE I DRAWN YOU.
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  • IF YOU ABIDE IN ME AND MY WORDS ABIDE IN YOU,
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  • YOU WILL ASK WHATEVER YOU DESIRE IN MY NAME AND IT
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  • WILL BE DONE FOR YOU.
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  • HIS BANNER OVER ME WAS LOVE.
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  • TURN TO THE STRONGHOLDS YOU PRISONERS OF HOPE.
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  • EVEN TODAY DO I DECLARE THAT I WILL
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  • RESTORE DOUBLE UNTO YOU.
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  • ASK AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE.
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  • SEEK AND YOU SHALL FIND.
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  • KNOCK AND THE DOOR WILL BE OPENED UNTO YOU.
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  • FOR IF GOD DID NOT SPARE HIS ONLY SON,
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  • WILL HE NOT ALSO WITH HIM FREELY GIVE US ALL THINGS.
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  • WE TAKE UP THE HELMET OF SALVATION,
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  • THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT WHICH IS THE WORD OF GOD,
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  • THE SHIELD OF FAITH WHICH CAN QUENCH EVERY FIERY DART
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  • OF THE WICKED ONE, THE BREASTPLATE OF
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS, THE BELT OF TRUTH,
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  • THE SHOES AND PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE,
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  • FIGHT A GOOD FIGHT, WAGE A GOOD WARFARE,
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  • BECAUSE NEITHER LIFE NOR DEATH, NOR ANGELS NOR
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  • PRINCIPALITIES, NOR POWERS, NOR THINGS PRESENT NOR
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  • THINGS TO COME, NEITHER HEIGHT NOR DEPTH,
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  • NOR ANY OTHER CREATED THING CAN SEPARATE YOU FROM THE
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  • LOVE OF GOD WHICH IS IN CHRIST JESUS OUR LORD.
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  • WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS THROUGH HIM WHO LOVES US.
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  • WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE SPIRIT OF FEAR BUT OF
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  • POWER, LOVE AND OF A SOUND MIND.
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  • WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED THE SPIRIT OF BONDAGE AGAIN TO
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  • FEAR BUT THE SPIRIT OF ADOPTION BY WHOM
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  • WE CRY ABBA FATHER.
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  • AND HIS SPIRIT TESTIFIES WITH OUR SPIRITS THAT WE
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  • ARE CHILDREN OF GOD AND IF CHILDREN, THEN HEIRS,
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  • HEIRS OF GOD AND JOINT HEIRS WITH CHRIST.
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  • IF INDEED WE SUFFER WITH HIM,
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  • WE WILL ALSO BE GLORIFIED TOGETHER FOR WE GLORY IN
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  • TRIBULATION KNOWING THAT TRIBULATION PRODUCES
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  • PATIENCE, PATIENCE EXPERIENCE,
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  • EXPERIENCE HOPE, AND HOPE MAKETH NOT ASHAMED BECAUSE
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  • OF THE LOVE OF GOD WHICH IS SPREAD ABROAD IN OUR HEARTS
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  • BY THE HOLY GHOST WHICH IS GIVEN UNTO US.
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  • SO STAND FAST IN THE LORD.
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  • REJOICE IN THE LORD ALWAYS.
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  • AGAIN I WILL SAY REJOICE.
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  • BE ANXIOUS FOR NOTHING BUT IN EVERYTHING BY PRAYER AND
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  • SUPPLICATION WITH THANKSGIVING LET YOUR
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  • REQUEST BE MADE KNOWN TO GOD.
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  • AND THE PEACE OF GOD WHICH SURPASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING
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  • WILL GUARD YOUR HEARTS AND MINDS THROUGH CHRIST JESUS.
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  • FOR WHETHER I'M HUNGRY OR FULL, SUFFERING
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  • OR ABOUNDING, I HAVE LEARNED TO BE CONTENT
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  • FOR I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH HIM
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  • WHO STRENGTHENS ME.
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  • MY GOD SHALL SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEEDS ACCORDING TO THE
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  • RICHES OF GLORY BY CHRIST JESUS WHO THE BIBLE SAYS IS
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  • THE KING OF KINGS, THE LORD OF LORDS, EMMANUEL,
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  • MESSIAH, THE PRINCE OF PEACE, THE SON OF GOD,
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  • THE BREAD OF LIFE, THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD,
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  • THE WAY, THE TRUTH, THE LIFE, THE LION OF THE TRIBE OF
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  • JUDAH, THE DOOR FOR HIS SHEEP,
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  • THE SHEPHERD WHO LAYS DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS LAMBS,
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  • THE VINE WHO GIVES FRUIT TO HIS BRANCHES,
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  • THE WORD OF GOD MADE FLESH, THE ALPHA,
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  • THE OMEGA, THE BEGINNING, THE END, THE RESURRECTION AND
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  • THE LIFE, THE PRINCE OF THE KINGS OF THE EARTH,
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  • THE AMEN, THE ROOT OF DAVID, THE MAN CHILD,
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  • THE BEGINNING OF GOD'S CREATION.
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  • HE WHO HOLDS THE DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD,
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  • HE WHO WIELDS THE BRIGHT AND MORNING STAR,
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  • THAT CAPTAIN OF OUR SALVATION,
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  • THE IMAGE OF THE INVISIBLE GOD AND THE ANCHOR OF HOPE.
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  • I'M JUST SAYIN'.
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  • SO THINK LIKE A PROTON AND BE POSITIVE...
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  • OF THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
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  • [MUSIC]
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  • GOD IS NOT JUST A COLLECTION OF PROTONS.
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  • HE IS A PERSONABLE PRONOUN.
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  • HE'S NOT ONLY ABBA FATHER, BUT ISAIAH TEACHES THAT
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  • HE'S LIKE A NURTURING MOTHER.
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  • I'M BEN COURSON AND YOU'RE WATCHING HOPE GENERATION.
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  • AND TODAY WE'RE GONNA ABSORB A TEACHING ENTITLED
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  • "THE ABBA WHO NURTURES LIKE A MOTHER."
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  • OUTLOOK, I LIKE TO SAY, DETERMINES OUTCOME.
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  • AND WHEN YOUR OUTLOOK GETS BLEAK, YOU'VE GOT TO TRY
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  • THE UP LOOK, BECAUSE IF YOU WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU
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  • LOOK AT THINGS, THINGS WILL CHANGE THE WAY THEY LOOK.
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  • THE PROBLEM IS NEVER THE PROBLEM.
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  • THE PROBLEM IS OUR PERCEPTION ABOUT THE
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  • PROBLEM, AND HOW WE PERCEIVE GOD DICTATES HOW
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  • WE RECEIVE FROM GOD.
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  • WE DON'T HAVE TO BEHAVE TO GET SAVED.
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  • WE JUST BELIEVE AND RECEIVE.
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  • WE CAN'T DO ENOUGH GOOD THINGS TO GET GOD, AND WE
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  • CAN'T DO ENOUGH BAD THINGS TO LOSE GOD.
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  • LO, I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS,
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  • EVEN UNTO THE ENDING OF THE AGE.
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  • SO BECAUSE OF THIS, MY HOPELESSNESS ABOUT A
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  • PROBLEM IS A BIGGER PROBLEM THAN MY PROBLEM.
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  • AND WHEN MY PROBLEM IS TOO BIG FOR ME, IT'S JUST THE
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  • RIGHT SIZE FOR GOD.
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  • BUT MY PRAISE WILL BE A PROBLEM FOR MY PROBLEM, SO
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  • I'M NOT GONNA LOOK DOWN AND GET DEPRESSED, I'M GONNA
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  • LOOK UP AND GET BLESSED BECAUSE JESUS
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  • ROSE SO WE CAN RISE.
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  • COME ON! [APPLAUSE]
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  • HE'S SO MUCH BETTER THAN YOU COULD POSSIBLY IMAGINE.
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  • SO DO NOT FOCUS ON THE SIZE OF YOUR STORM SWELLS.
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  • FOCUS ON THE SIZE OF YOUR STRONG SAVIOR.
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  • DO NOT FOCUS ON THE POWER OF THE GRAVE.
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  • FOCUS ON THE POWER OF YOUR GOD.
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  • DO NOT FOCUS ON THE SIZE OF YOUR GIANT, FOCUS ON THE
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  • SIZE OF JEHOVAH BECAUSE THE BATTLE IS NOT YOURS ANYWAY.
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  • THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD.
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  • AND THROUGH SIMPLE TRUST, YOU LET HIM GET YOUR BACK.
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  • YOU LET HIM PUT HIS WEIGHT BEHIND YOU.
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  • THAT'S WHAT THE WORD "GLORY" MEANS.
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  • IT MEANS WEIGHT.
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  • SO WHEN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE GLORY OF GOD, IT CAN BE
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  • TRANSLATED EXCELLENT, AND IT CAN BE TRANSLATED
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  • WEIGHT. HE'S PUTTING HIS EXCELLENT WEIGHT BEHIND YOU.
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  • - ATTENDEE: WOW!
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  • [LAUGHTER]
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  • - I AM BRINGING YOU WITH ME EVERYWHERE.
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  • [LAUGHTER]
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  • PEOPLE SAY NO, GOD'S NOT THAT GOOD BECAUSE HE
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  • NEVER SEEMS TO MEET MY EXPECTATIONS.
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  • THE BIBLE NEVER SAYS HE'LL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHERE WE GOT THAT.
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  • THE BIBLE SAYS HE WILL DO EXCEEDING ABUNDANTLY ABOVE
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  • ALL YOU COULD ASK OR EVEN IMAGINE, MEANING THAT GOD
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  • DOESN'T JUST SAY I'M GONNA MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
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  • GOD SAYS I'M GONNA DO WAY ABOVE THAT.
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  • HE DOESN'T JUST FEED 5.000 HUNGRY PEOPLE WITH
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  • SOME LOAVES AND FISHES.
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  • HE GIVES THEM 12 BASKETS OF LEFTOVERS ON TOP OF IT.
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  • HE DOESN'T JUST CALM THE LIFE-THREATENING STORM.
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  • HE WALKS ON ITS WAVES TOO BECAUSE HE CAN FOR,
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  • LIKE, NO REASON.
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  • HE DOESN'T JUST GIVE THE CRIPPLED MAN A COIN OR TWO
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  • AT THE GATE BEAUTIFUL IN ACTS 3.
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  • HE HEALS HIS LEGS.
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  • HE DOESN'T JUST DIE FOR OUR SINS, 1 JOHN SAYS,
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  • HE DIES FOR THE SINS OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
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  • HE'S WAY BETTER THAN YOU THINK.
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  • PICTURE THE MOST AMAZING IMAGE OF GOD THAT YOU CAN
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  • POSSIBLY CONJURE UP, PURE GOODNESS, PURE PERFECTION.
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  • GOD SAYS I'M BETTER THAN THAT.
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  • I AM LIGHT. IN ME THERE IS NO DARKNESS AT ALL.
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  • I AM THE FATHER OF LIGHTS IN WHOM THERE IS NO
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  • VARIABLENESS OR SHADOW OF TURNING.
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  • IT'S NOT LIKE KYLO REN.
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  • HE DOESN'T HAVE A DARK SIDE.
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  • IT'S ALL LIGHT. GOD, HE'S SO GOOD.
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  • HE DOESN'T JUST BRING THE ISRAELITES OUT OF EGYPTIAN
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  • BONDAGE AND INTO THE LAND OF CANAAN
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  • FLOWING WITH MILK AND HONEY.
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  • HE PARTS THE RED SEA ON THE WAY THERE JUST FOR
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  • GRATUITOUS SPECTACLE. HE'S REALLY GOOD.
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  • THAT'S WHAT I'M TRYING TO TELL YOU.
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  • HE'S REALLY, REALLY GOOD!
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  • AND MY HEART FOR US IS THAT WE WOULD UNDERSTAND THAT
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  • GOD IS NOT JUST A BUNCH OF PROTONS.
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  • GOD IS A PRONOUN. HE'S PERSONABLE.
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  • HE IS PERSONIFIED AS A FATHER WHO LOVES YOU.
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  • WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THIS RECENTLY, BUT I LOVE HOW
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  • GOD IS NOT ONLY SO GOOD BUT HE IS HUGE.
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  • HE'S REALLY BIG.
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  • LISTEN TO THIS.
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  • ALL OF SCIENCE GOD SUMMED UP IN ONE VERSE.
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  • SO OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, I'VE BEEN STUDYING QUANTUM
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  • MECHANICS AND ASTROPHYSICS AND THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD,
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  • AND I REALLY LOVE NOT SKIMMING OF SURFACE OF
  • 00:09:06.240 --> 00:09:08.170
  • EXISTENCE BUT REALLY PLUMBING THE DEEPS THROUGH
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  • A PRIORI LOGIC AND THEORY.
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  • I LOVE ALL THIS SCIENCE STUFF.
  • 00:09:12.240 --> 00:09:14.110
  • AND ALL OF SCIENCE IS SUMMED UP IN ONE VERSE,
  • 00:09:14.140 --> 00:09:16.260
  • GENESIS 1:1. LISTEN TO THIS.
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  • "IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE
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  • HEAVENS AND THE EARTH."
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  • NOW, WHEN IT SAYS GOD CREATED, THAT VERB "CREATE"
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  • IS USED ONLY OF DIVINE AND NEVER OF HUMAN ACTIVITY.
  • 00:09:28.110 --> 00:09:33.280
  • SO YOU'LL NEVER SEE THAT VERB CREATE IN HEBREW
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  • ANYWHERE IN OLD TESTAMENT TALKING ABOUT DAVID
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  • CREATING A PSALM, OR TALKING ABOUT RUTH CREATING
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  • A CHILD WITH BOAZ.
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  • THAT VERB IN HEBREW FOR CREATE IS ONLY USED OF GOD.
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  • IT IS NEVER USED OF HUMANS.
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  • BECAUSE GOD IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN BARA, CREATE
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  • SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING.
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  • WE CANNOT CREATE ANYTHING-- FEATHERLESS BIPEDS.
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  • ALL WE CAN DO IS REASSEMBLE ATOMS AND MOLECULES AND
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  • REARRANGE VIBRATIONS.
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  • SO EVERY GREAT ARTIST WILL TELL YOU THIS WHEN YOU ASK
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  • A GREAT ARTIST WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR MUSIC, WHERE DO
  • 00:10:06.200 --> 00:10:08.170
  • YOU GET YOUR ART PIECES, WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR SONGS?
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  • THEY SAY I DON'T KNOW FROM WHENCE THE MUSES SING, I
  • 00:10:10.260 --> 00:10:13.050
  • HAVE JUST UNEARTHED AND DUG UP AN ARTIFACT THAT
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  • PREVIOUSLY EXISTED.
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  • I ACTUALLY HEARD A MUSICIAN SAY THAT.
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  • WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR SONGS FROM?
  • 00:10:20.070 --> 00:10:21.210
  • HE SAID I DON'T KNOW, I JUST DIG UP FOSSILS.
  • 00:10:21.240 --> 00:10:24.010
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:10:24.040 --> 00:10:26.130
  • THAT'S WHAT WRITING A GOOD SONG IS.
  • 00:10:26.160 --> 00:10:28.010
  • YOU'RE DIGGING UP SOMETHING THAT GOD ALREADY CREATED,
  • 00:10:28.040 --> 00:10:30.010
  • AND YOU'RE JUST REASSEMBLING VIBRATIONS TO
  • 00:10:30.040 --> 00:10:32.180
  • CREATE WHAT WE THINK IS A NEW SONG BUT REALLY IS
  • 00:10:32.210 --> 00:10:35.220
  • SOMETHING GOD ALREADY MADE. ON A SCIENTIFIC LEVEL
  • 00:10:35.250 --> 00:10:38.180
  • VIBRATIONS PREVIOUSLY EXISTED, WE JUST ARRANGED
  • 00:10:38.210 --> 00:10:40.290
  • THEM HOW WE LIKE. SO GOD CREATED.
  • 00:10:41.020 --> 00:10:44.150
  • IT'S NEVER USED OF HUMANS, ONLY OF DIVINE ACTIVITY
  • 00:10:44.180 --> 00:10:46.210
  • BECAUSE ONLY GOD CAN CREATE OUT OF NOTHING.
  • 00:10:46.240 --> 00:10:48.210
  • HUMANS HAVE NEVER CREATED ENERGY.
  • 00:10:48.240 --> 00:10:50.120
  • WE HAVE NEVER CREATED MATTER.
  • 00:10:50.150 --> 00:10:52.100
  • MATTER AND ENERGY, SCIENCE TELLS US, CAN NEITHER BE
  • 00:10:52.130 --> 00:10:54.240
  • CREATED NOR DESTROYED.
  • 00:10:54.270 --> 00:10:56.030
  • THAT'S WHY GOD IS SPIRIT.
  • 00:10:56.060 --> 00:10:57.110
  • HE CAN NEITHER BE CREATED NOR DESTROYED.
  • 00:10:57.140 --> 00:10:59.010
  • HE'S EVERLASTING. NOW LISTEN TO THIS.
  • 00:10:59.040 --> 00:11:01.180
  • "IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE
  • 00:11:01.210 --> 00:11:03.080
  • HEAVENS AND THE EARTH."
  • 00:11:03.110 --> 00:11:04.230
  • SO IN THE BEGINNING-- EVERYBODY SAY THE BEGINNING.
  • 00:11:04.260 --> 00:11:07.090
  • - CONGREGATION: THE BEGINNING.
  • 00:11:07.120 --> 00:11:08.210
  • - THE BEGINNING IS A MEASUREMENT OF TIME, OKAY?
  • 00:11:08.240 --> 00:11:10.240
  • SO THIS IS CALLED THE TRINITY OF TRINITIES.
  • 00:11:10.270 --> 00:11:13.010
  • IN THE BEGINNING, THE BEGINNING IS A
  • 00:11:13.040 --> 00:11:14.260
  • MEASUREMENT OF TIME.
  • 00:11:14.290 --> 00:11:16.080
  • GOD CREATED-- REMEMBER, ONLY USED OF DIVINE, NEVER OF
  • 00:11:16.110 --> 00:11:19.090
  • HUMAN ACTIVITY, THE HEAVENS.
  • 00:11:19.120 --> 00:11:21.130
  • THE HEAVENS SPEAKS OF OUTER SPACE.
  • 00:11:21.160 --> 00:11:24.050
  • GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS.
  • 00:11:24.080 --> 00:11:25.150
  • THE HEAVENS DECLARED THE GLORY OF GOD.
  • 00:11:25.180 --> 00:11:27.120
  • THE HEAVENS SPEAKS OF OUTER SPACE.
  • 00:11:27.150 --> 00:11:29.070
  • AND THE EARTH. THE EARTH SPEAKS OF MATTER.
  • 00:11:29.100 --> 00:11:33.120
  • SO YOU HAVE A TRINITY THERE.
  • 00:11:33.150 --> 00:11:36.030
  • YOU HAVE IN THE BEGINNING, TIME; GOD CREATED THE
  • 00:11:36.060 --> 00:11:39.000
  • HEAVENS, SPACE; AND GOD CREATED THE EARTH, MATTER.
  • 00:11:39.030 --> 00:11:43.030
  • OKAY, I REALLY NEED YOU TO TRACK WITH ME,
  • 00:11:43.060 --> 00:11:44.140
  • SO FOLLOW THIS.
  • 00:11:44.170 --> 00:11:46.000
  • IN THE BEGINNING, TIME, TIME, TIME, GOD CREATED THE
  • 00:11:46.030 --> 00:11:48.240
  • HEAVENS, SPACE, HEAVENS, SPACE, HEAVENS, SPACE.
  • 00:11:48.270 --> 00:11:52.080
  • AND THE EARTH, EARTH, MATTER.
  • 00:11:52.110 --> 00:11:54.230
  • EARTH, MATTER. EARTH, MATTER.
  • 00:11:54.260 --> 00:11:57.020
  • SO YOU HAVE A TRINITY THERE: TIME, SPACE, MATTER.
  • 00:11:57.050 --> 00:12:00.070
  • THAT SUMS UP ALL OF SCIENTIFIC EXISTENCE.
  • 00:12:00.100 --> 00:12:02.220
  • BUT THERE IS A TRINITY IN EACH ONE OF THOSE THREE
  • 00:12:02.250 --> 00:12:05.230
  • PARTS OF THE TRINITY. IN THE BEGINNING,
  • 00:12:05.260 --> 00:12:08.090
  • TIME. TIME IS MADE UP OF THREE PROPERTIES:
  • 00:12:08.120 --> 00:12:10.120
  • PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.
  • 00:12:10.150 --> 00:12:13.160
  • IN THE BEGINNING, MEASUREMENT OF TIME.
  • 00:12:13.190 --> 00:12:15.060
  • TIME IS MADE UP OF THREE PROPERTIES:
  • 00:12:15.090 --> 00:12:16.210
  • PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.
  • 00:12:16.240 --> 00:12:18.150
  • GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS.
  • 00:12:18.180 --> 00:12:20.040
  • THE HEAVENS ARE OUTER SPACE.
  • 00:12:20.070 --> 00:12:21.250
  • OUTER SPACE IS MADE UP OF THREE PROPERTIES:
  • 00:12:21.280 --> 00:12:24.170
  • HEIGHT, WIDTH AND DEPTH.
  • 00:12:24.200 --> 00:12:26.290
  • THE HEAVENS, OUTER SPACE: HEIGHT, WIDTH AND DEPTH.
  • 00:12:27.020 --> 00:12:29.160
  • THREE PROPERTIES.
  • 00:12:29.190 --> 00:12:30.240
  • AND GOD CREATED THE EARTH, MATTER. EARTH, MATTER.
  • 00:12:30.270 --> 00:12:33.130
  • MATTER IS MADE UP OF THREE PROPERTIES:
  • 00:12:33.160 --> 00:12:36.000
  • SOLID, LIQUID, GAS.
  • 00:12:36.030 --> 00:12:38.070
  • SO IN THE FIRST VERSE OF THE BIBLE, ALL OF THE
  • 00:12:38.100 --> 00:12:40.230
  • SCIENTIFIC METHOD IS SUMMED UP IN THE BEGINNING, PAST,
  • 00:12:40.260 --> 00:12:43.170
  • PRESENT AND FUTURE, GOD CREATED SOMETHING OUT OF
  • 00:12:43.200 --> 00:12:45.130
  • NOTHING, THE HEAVENS, SPACE, HEIGHT, WIDTH AND DEPTH
  • 00:12:45.160 --> 00:12:47.260
  • AND THE EARTH, MATTER, SOLID, LIQUID, GAS,
  • 00:12:47.290 --> 00:12:50.020
  • #NOBIGDEAL. [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:12:50.050 --> 00:12:54.000
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:12:54.030 --> 00:12:56.170
  • HE'S REALLY BIG IS WHAT I'M TRYING TO SAY!
  • 00:12:56.200 --> 00:12:59.160
  • HE'S MASSIVE!
  • 00:12:59.190 --> 00:13:01.090
  • AND I LOVE HOW GOD IS NOT ONLY BIG, BUT HE'S ALSO
  • 00:13:01.120 --> 00:13:04.160
  • CARING AS WE TALK ABOUT THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:13:04.190 --> 00:13:06.190
  • HE'S NOT ONLY PURE LIGHT;
  • 00:13:06.220 --> 00:13:07.260
  • IN HIM THERE IS NO DARKNESS.
  • 00:13:07.290 --> 00:13:09.070
  • HE'S BETTER THAN YOU THINK.
  • 00:13:09.100 --> 00:13:10.210
  • NOT ONLY IS HE BIG, THE TRINITY OF TRINITIES SUMMED
  • 00:13:10.240 --> 00:13:12.190
  • UP IN THE FIRST VERSE OF THE BIBLE ALL THE
  • 00:13:12.220 --> 00:13:14.110
  • SCIENTIFIC METHOD.
  • 00:13:14.140 --> 00:13:16.020
  • BUT HE'S ALSO REALLY REALLY CARING.
  • 00:13:16.050 --> 00:13:19.020
  • HE LOVES YOU SO MUCH.
  • 00:13:19.050 --> 00:13:21.020
  • HE LOVES YOU SO MUCH.
  • 00:13:21.050 --> 00:13:22.230
  • THIS IS WHAT ISAIAH'S GONNA TELL US.
  • 00:13:22.260 --> 00:13:24.160
  • ISAIAH CHAPTER 49:14-16.
  • 00:13:24.190 --> 00:13:28.090
  • I'M ACTUALLY DOING 13 SERMONS IN SIX DAYS, SO
  • 00:13:28.120 --> 00:13:31.060
  • SORRY IF I'M A LITTLE PUNCHY RIGHT NOW, BUT I
  • 00:13:31.090 --> 00:13:33.110
  • JUST, I LOVE SHARING!
  • 00:13:33.140 --> 00:13:35.140
  • I JUST LOVE SHARING.
  • 00:13:35.170 --> 00:13:37.130
  • I WOULD HAVE SHARED 26 TIMES THIS WEEK IF I COULD
  • 00:13:37.160 --> 00:13:39.190
  • HAVE. BUT I JUST LOVE-- I HAVE THIS BURDEN ON MY HEART.
  • 00:13:39.220 --> 00:13:43.030
  • I LOVE GETTING TO SHARE THE SCRIPTURES.
  • 00:13:43.060 --> 00:13:44.170
  • LOOK AT THIS. ISAIAH CHAPTER 49 VERSE 14.
  • 00:13:44.200 --> 00:13:48.070
  • BUT ZION SAID-- IT'S FUNNY, WE ACTUALLY DEDICATED A
  • 00:13:48.100 --> 00:13:52.030
  • BABY NAMED ZION THIS MORNING FOR FIRST SERVICE.
  • 00:13:52.060 --> 00:13:56.190
  • BUT ZION SAID THE LORD HAS FORSAKEN ME AND MY LORD HAS
  • 00:13:56.220 --> 00:14:03.120
  • FORGOTTEN ME. CAN WE PAUSE THERE FOR A MOMENT?
  • 00:14:03.150 --> 00:14:06.260
  • I LOVE HOW THE BIBLE'S REALLY REAL.
  • 00:14:06.290 --> 00:14:10.000
  • A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK YOU CAN'T SAY THE LORD HAS
  • 00:14:10.030 --> 00:14:11.280
  • FORGOTTEN ME, THE LORD HAS FORSAKEN ME, AND YOU CAN'T
  • 00:14:12.010 --> 00:14:13.250
  • APPROACH GOD OR ADDRESS GOD WITH THE HARD QUESTIONS.
  • 00:14:13.280 --> 00:14:16.210
  • BUT THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT REALLY HARD STUFF.
  • 00:14:16.240 --> 00:14:20.070
  • THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT SEX.
  • 00:14:20.100 --> 00:14:22.020
  • THE BIBLE TALKS ABOUT HOW TO GET MOLD
  • 00:14:22.050 --> 00:14:24.270
  • OUT OF YOUR KITCHEN.
  • 00:14:25.000 --> 00:14:27.080
  • IT TALKS ABOUT EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN, INCLUDING THE
  • 00:14:27.110 --> 00:14:29.280
  • HARD QUESTION OF HAS GOD FORGOTTEN ME?
  • 00:14:30.010 --> 00:14:32.270
  • HAS GOD FORSAKEN ME?
  • 00:14:33.000 --> 00:14:34.170
  • ELOI ELOI LAMA SABACHTHANI, JESUS CRIED ON THE CROSS.
  • 00:14:34.200 --> 00:14:37.290
  • MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAST THOU FORSAKEN ME?
  • 00:14:38.020 --> 00:14:40.000
  • QUOTING DAVID IN PSALM 22 VERSE 1.
  • 00:14:40.030 --> 00:14:43.210
  • AND THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS 80 PERCENT OF THE BIBLE
  • 00:14:43.240 --> 00:14:46.260
  • IS EITHER POETRY OR A STORY.
  • 00:14:46.290 --> 00:14:50.060
  • AND THIS POETIC STORY OF GOD'S LOVE FROM GENESIS TO
  • 00:14:50.090 --> 00:14:55.250
  • REVELATION IS A LOVE LETTER IN WHICH HE ADDRESSES THE
  • 00:14:55.280 --> 00:14:59.150
  • HARDEST QUESTIONS THAT MAKE US QUESTION HIS LOVE.
  • 00:14:59.180 --> 00:15:02.070
  • AND THIS IS ONE OF THEM.
  • 00:15:02.100 --> 00:15:03.220
  • ZION ASKED-- ZION STANDS FOR JERUSALEM.
  • 00:15:03.250 --> 00:15:06.000
  • HAS THE LORD FORSAKEN ME?
  • 00:15:06.030 --> 00:15:07.140
  • HAS THE LORD FORGOTTEN ME?
  • 00:15:07.170 --> 00:15:08.220
  • LOOK AT THE NEXT TEXT.
  • 00:15:08.250 --> 00:15:10.220
  • CAN A WOMAN FORGET HER NURSING CHILD?
  • 00:15:10.250 --> 00:15:14.080
  • IT'S LIKE, NO!
  • 00:15:14.110 --> 00:15:16.280
  • MY SISTER HAS A COUPLE OF BABIES.
  • 00:15:17.010 --> 00:15:20.010
  • REL AND EVERETT.
  • 00:15:20.040 --> 00:15:22.070
  • AND THEY'RE JUST, THEY MELT MY FACE OFF.
  • 00:15:22.100 --> 00:15:25.110
  • LIKE, MY FACE IS JUST LIKE A SKELETON WITH SKIN
  • 00:15:25.140 --> 00:15:28.040
  • MELTING OFF BECAUSE THEY'RE JUST FACE MELTERS.
  • 00:15:28.070 --> 00:15:30.010
  • THEY'RE JUST SO CUTE.
  • 00:15:30.040 --> 00:15:33.150
  • AND REL IS JUST A BALL. LIKE, SHE'S A BALL.
  • 00:15:33.180 --> 00:15:38.030
  • JUST A BALL OF CUTE FAT. I CALL HER A "HUTTLET".
  • 00:15:38.060 --> 00:15:41.010
  • LIKE IF JABBA THE HUTT HAD A REALLY CUTE KID.
  • 00:15:41.040 --> 00:15:43.170
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:15:43.200 --> 00:15:45.010
  • BECAUSE SHE'S JUST SO CUTE.
  • 00:15:45.040 --> 00:15:46.050
  • SHE'S JUST THAT LITTLE FAT BALL.
  • 00:15:46.080 --> 00:15:47.210
  • SHE JUST ROLLS AROUND LIKE JUST A FAT BALL THAT JUST--
  • 00:15:47.240 --> 00:15:50.100
  • [LAUGHTER] OH, BY THE WAY-- A.D.D.
  • 00:15:50.130 --> 00:15:54.220
  • DID YOU KNOW THAT WHEN THE BIBLE SAYS GODLINESS WITH
  • 00:15:54.250 --> 00:15:57.030
  • CONTENTMENT IS GREAT GAIN, THAT WORD FOR CONTENTMENT
  • 00:15:57.060 --> 00:15:59.190
  • IN GREEK IS THE WORD USED OF A BABY
  • 00:15:59.220 --> 00:16:01.210
  • SIGHING IN THE ARMS OF ITS FATHER.
  • 00:16:01.240 --> 00:16:04.160
  • [SIGHS]
  • 00:16:04.190 --> 00:16:06.170
  • THAT WAS A GOOD RESPONSE.
  • 00:16:06.200 --> 00:16:08.050
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:16:08.080 --> 00:16:09.220
  • AND REL'S JUST A LITTLE HUTTLET.
  • 00:16:09.250 --> 00:16:12.000
  • SHE'S JUST A CUTE FAT BALL OF FUN.
  • 00:16:12.030 --> 00:16:15.110
  • MY SISTER NEVER FORGETS ABOUT REL.
  • 00:16:15.140 --> 00:16:17.020
  • IT'S SO FUNNY.
  • 00:16:17.050 --> 00:16:18.130
  • LITERALLY, REL WILL BE RIGHT HERE, MY SISTER WILL
  • 00:16:18.160 --> 00:16:20.140
  • WALK FIVE FEET AWAY AND REL IS HAVING
  • 00:16:20.170 --> 00:16:22.240
  • INCREDIBLE SEPARATION ANXIETY RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:16:22.270 --> 00:16:26.000
  • AND BY THE WAY, SCIENTISTS ARE TELLING US THAT ALL
  • 00:16:26.030 --> 00:16:28.020
  • GRIEF IS JUST A FORM OF SEPARATION ANXIETY BECAUSE
  • 00:16:28.050 --> 00:16:30.020
  • WE'RE SOCIAL SPECIES.
  • 00:16:30.050 --> 00:16:31.280
  • BUT THE INTERESTING THING IS WHENEVER MY SISTER GOES
  • 00:16:32.010 --> 00:16:34.160
  • LIKE FIVE FEET AWAY, REL STARTS BAWLING.
  • 00:16:34.190 --> 00:16:37.280
  • AND MY SISTER NEVER FORGETS ABOUT REL.
  • 00:16:38.010 --> 00:16:41.130
  • IF I SEE MARY, I SEE REL.
  • 00:16:41.160 --> 00:16:43.190
  • REL CANNOT BE AWAY FROM MARY. WHY?
  • 00:16:43.220 --> 00:16:46.110
  • BECAUSE A NURSING MOTHER CANNOT FORGET HER CHILD,
  • 00:16:46.140 --> 00:16:49.030
  • RIGHT? OF COURSE!
  • 00:16:49.060 --> 00:16:51.000
  • SOMEBODY LIKE MY SISTER WOULD NEVER FORGET ABOUT
  • 00:16:51.030 --> 00:16:53.010
  • HER NURSING CHILD BECAUSE SHE LOVES REL.
  • 00:16:53.040 --> 00:16:56.250
  • BUT THEORETICALLY AND HYPOTHETICALLY, WHAT IF
  • 00:16:56.280 --> 00:16:58.230
  • THERE WAS A REALLY EVIL MOM AROUND WHO JUST FORGOT
  • 00:16:58.260 --> 00:17:01.120
  • ABOUT HER NURSING CHILD?
  • 00:17:01.150 --> 00:17:03.270
  • THAT'S WHAT ISAIAH GOES ON TO SAY.
  • 00:17:04.000 --> 00:17:05.190
  • CAN A WOMAN, LOOK AT THIS, FORGET HER NURSING CHILD
  • 00:17:05.220 --> 00:17:07.130
  • AND NOT HAVE COMPASSION ON THE SON OF HER WOMB?
  • 00:17:07.160 --> 00:17:10.240
  • THEN HE SAYS SURELY THEY MAY FORGET.
  • 00:17:10.270 --> 00:17:13.280
  • BECAUSE SOMETIMES WE DO SOME REALLY BAD STUFF AS
  • 00:17:14.010 --> 00:17:15.290
  • HUMANS. ASK LAS VEGAS.
  • 00:17:16.020 --> 00:17:18.230
  • I LOVE HOW JESUS SAID IF YOU EARTHLY PARENTS HEARD
  • 00:17:18.260 --> 00:17:22.040
  • YOUR KID ASK FOR A STONE AND HE LIVED NEAR
  • 00:17:22.070 --> 00:17:25.030
  • LIMESTONES WHICH LOOK LIKE LOAVES OF BREAD, PARDON ME,
  • 00:17:25.060 --> 00:17:28.210
  • IF YOUR SON ASKS FOR A LOAF OF BREAD, WOULD YOU
  • 00:17:28.240 --> 00:17:30.170
  • GIVE HIM A LIMESTONE?
  • 00:17:30.200 --> 00:17:31.290
  • A LIMESTONE LOOKS LIKE A LOAF OF BREAD.
  • 00:17:32.020 --> 00:17:33.140
  • WOULD YOU PARENTS TRICK YOUR KID AND KICK HIM A
  • 00:17:33.170 --> 00:17:36.090
  • LIMESTONE AND HE BROKE HIS TEETH ON WHAT HE THOUGHT
  • 00:17:36.120 --> 00:17:38.280
  • LOOKED LIKE A LOAF OF BREAD. NO.
  • 00:17:39.010 --> 00:17:40.290
  • JESUS SAID WOULD YOU PARENTS GIVE YOUR SON A
  • 00:17:41.020 --> 00:17:42.230
  • SNAKE IF HE ASKED FOR A FISH?
  • 00:17:42.260 --> 00:17:44.090
  • BY THE WAY, THE WORD "SNAKE" CAN ALSO BE
  • 00:17:44.120 --> 00:17:45.270
  • TRANSLATED EEL IN THE ORIGINAL LANGUAGE, AND EEL
  • 00:17:46.000 --> 00:17:48.080
  • WAS PART OF THE FORBIDDEN FOOD GROUPS IN LEVITICUS.
  • 00:17:48.110 --> 00:17:51.030
  • SO IMAGINE THE SON'S LIKE, DAD, CAN I GO TO SEAFOOD
  • 00:17:51.060 --> 00:17:53.150
  • TONIGHT? AND DAD'S LIKE SURE, HERE'S AN EEL.
  • 00:17:53.180 --> 00:17:56.280
  • THE SON'S LIKE, I CAN'T EAT THIS SEAFOOD, IT'S AGAINST
  • 00:17:57.010 --> 00:17:58.230
  • THE LEVITICAL LAW FOR ME TO DO SO.
  • 00:17:58.260 --> 00:18:01.020
  • NO DAD'S GONNA DO THAT.
  • 00:18:01.050 --> 00:18:02.080
  • THEN JESUS SAID IN LUKE, WHICH OF YOU DADS WOULD
  • 00:18:02.110 --> 00:18:04.090
  • GIVE YOUR SON A SCORPION IF HE ASKED FOR AN EGG?
  • 00:18:04.120 --> 00:18:07.230
  • NOW, THERE'S A PALE SCORPION IN NATURE THAT
  • 00:18:07.260 --> 00:18:10.100
  • ROLLS UP INTO A BALL, AND IT LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE AN
  • 00:18:10.130 --> 00:18:13.150
  • EGG, AND THEN IT WILL POP OUT AND STING YOU.
  • 00:18:13.180 --> 00:18:16.210
  • AND ITS STINGS CAN BE LETHAL.
  • 00:18:16.240 --> 00:18:18.050
  • IN FACT, KIM YOU REMEMBER WHEN WE WENT TO MILL CREEK
  • 00:18:18.080 --> 00:18:20.130
  • FALLS, I WAS WALKING AND A SCORPION JUST JUMPED ON ME.
  • 00:18:20.160 --> 00:18:23.150
  • THEY'RE FRIGHTENING CREATURES.
  • 00:18:23.180 --> 00:18:25.040
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:25.070 --> 00:18:28.270
  • AND THERE'S THIS PALE KIND OF SCORPION THAT ROLLS UP
  • 00:18:29.000 --> 00:18:32.040
  • INTO A BALL AND IT STINGS PEOPLE.
  • 00:18:32.070 --> 00:18:36.090
  • COULD YOU IMAGINE A DAD'S LIKE YOU WANT AN EGG?
  • 00:18:36.120 --> 00:18:38.070
  • SURE. HAPPY EASTER! [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:18:38.100 --> 00:18:41.130
  • AND THEN IT STINGS ITS KID?
  • 00:18:41.160 --> 00:18:43.020
  • JESUS SAYS NO DAD'S GONNA DO THAT.
  • 00:18:43.050 --> 00:18:44.210
  • AND THEN I LOVE WHAT JESUS SAID, YOU FATHERS ARE EVIL.
  • 00:18:44.240 --> 00:18:49.190
  • HE SAID THAT TO EVERYBODY.
  • 00:18:49.220 --> 00:18:51.260
  • HE'S LIKE-- WHAT WAS HE SAYING?
  • 00:18:51.290 --> 00:18:53.130
  • YOU GUYS ARE-- AS GREAT AS YOU ARE, YOU'RE EVIL IN
  • 00:18:53.160 --> 00:18:56.060
  • COMPARISON TO HOW GOOD GOD IS.
  • 00:18:56.090 --> 00:18:58.290
  • AND GOD IS YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER, AND
  • 00:18:59.020 --> 00:19:00.120
  • YOU WOULD NEVER DO THAT.
  • 00:19:00.150 --> 00:19:01.240
  • SO A MOTHER WOULD NEVER FORGET HER CHILD, BUT EVEN
  • 00:19:01.270 --> 00:19:03.190
  • IF HYPOTHETICALLY SHE COULD, I WILL NEVER.
  • 00:19:03.220 --> 00:19:08.250
  • I WILL NEVER, I WILL NEVER FORGET ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:19:08.280 --> 00:19:11.250
  • SURELY THEY MAY FORGET, YET I WILL NOT FORGET YOU.
  • 00:19:11.280 --> 00:19:14.110
  • LET'S CONTINUE ON ISAIAH 49.
  • 00:19:14.140 --> 00:19:16.060
  • SEE, I HAVE INSCRIBED YOU ON THE PALMS OF MY HANDS.
  • 00:19:16.090 --> 00:19:22.060
  • YOUR WALLS ARE CONTINUALLY BEFORE ME.
  • 00:19:22.090 --> 00:19:23.220
  • DID YOU SEE THAT VERSE?
  • 00:19:23.250 --> 00:19:25.090
  • I HAVE INSCRIBED YOU ON THE PALMS OF MY HANDS!
  • 00:19:25.120 --> 00:19:29.260
  • IT DOESN'T SAY I HAVE WRITTEN YOUR NAME ON THE
  • 00:19:29.290 --> 00:19:31.140
  • PALM OF MY HAND.
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  • ONE TRANSLATION ACTUALLY RENDERS THIS: I HAVE
  • 00:19:32.200 --> 00:19:35.020
  • ENGRAVED YOUR NAME ON THE PALM OF MY HAND.
  • 00:19:35.050 --> 00:19:37.150
  • SO IT'S NOT LIKE GOD USED A SHARPIE.
  • 00:19:37.180 --> 00:19:39.240
  • LIKE WHEN I WAS IN MY FRESHMAN YEAR OF HIGH
  • 00:19:39.270 --> 00:19:42.130
  • SCHOOL, I ALWAYS WROTE ON MY HAND ALL THE TIME
  • 00:19:42.160 --> 00:19:44.260
  • BECAUSE I WOULD FORGET STUFF.
  • 00:19:44.290 --> 00:19:46.270
  • AND I FORGET EVERYTHING. I HAVE ALZHEIMER'S.
  • 00:19:47.000 --> 00:19:50.080
  • WHEN I MEET PEOPLE, I HAVE NAMES-HEIMER'S.
  • 00:19:50.110 --> 00:19:52.150
  • I JUST FORGET A LOT OF STUFF.
  • 00:19:52.180 --> 00:19:54.200
  • FROZEN CHOSEN TODAY.
  • 00:19:54.230 --> 00:19:56.100
  • IF NO ONE WANTS TO LAUGH, THAT'S FINE.
  • 00:19:56.130 --> 00:19:57.260
  • I'LL LAUGH AT MY OWN JOKES LIKE MY DAD.
  • 00:19:57.290 --> 00:19:59.150
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:19:59.180 --> 00:20:03.130
  • BUT I WOULD FORGET STUFF ALL THE TIME, AND I WOULD
  • 00:20:03.160 --> 00:20:05.040
  • WRITE IT ON MY HAND.
  • 00:20:05.070 --> 00:20:06.130
  • BUT BECAUSE OF MY INCREDIBLE
  • 00:20:06.160 --> 00:20:07.250
  • OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER, WHENEVER I WOULD
  • 00:20:07.280 --> 00:20:09.250
  • WASH MY HANDS, WHICH WOULD BE FREQUENT AND MANY TIMES
  • 00:20:09.280 --> 00:20:12.040
  • A DAY, IT WOULD WASH OFF.
  • 00:20:12.070 --> 00:20:14.190
  • GOD DOESN'T SAY I'VE WRITTEN YOU WITH SHARPIE
  • 00:20:14.220 --> 00:20:16.130
  • ON MY HAND, BUT IT MIGHT WASH OFF.
  • 00:20:16.160 --> 00:20:18.120
  • HE SAYS NO, LISTEN, EVEN ON RAINY DAYS IT DOESN'T WASH
  • 00:20:18.150 --> 00:20:21.160
  • OFF. EVEN WHEN STORMS COME, IT DOESN'T WASH OFF.
  • 00:20:21.190 --> 00:20:24.230
  • I HAVE ENGRAVED YOU.
  • 00:20:24.260 --> 00:20:26.120
  • I DIDN'T USE A SHARPIE, I USED TATTOO INK.
  • 00:20:26.150 --> 00:20:28.220
  • IN FACT, I USED THE NAIL IN MY HAND.
  • 00:20:28.250 --> 00:20:31.220
  • YOU WERE ENGRAVED THERE.
  • 00:20:31.250 --> 00:20:34.180
  • SO WHENEVER I'M JUST, YOU KNOW, WALKING ABOUT DOING
  • 00:20:34.210 --> 00:20:36.290
  • MY HEAVENLY BUSINESS IN THE THRONE ROOM, I JUST
  • 00:20:37.020 --> 00:20:38.200
  • LOOK AT MY HAND AND I'M LIKE OH, YEAH, BEN.
  • 00:20:38.230 --> 00:20:40.260
  • I LOVE HIM SO MUCH.
  • 00:20:40.290 --> 00:20:42.290
  • ARE YOU GUYS DOING GOOD? [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:20:46.180 --> 00:20:50.260
  • I HAVE ENGRAVED YOU ON THE PALM OF MY HAND.
  • 00:20:50.290 --> 00:20:54.170
  • LIKE, THAT VERSE WRECKS ME.
  • 00:20:54.200 --> 00:20:56.200
  • NOW HERE'S THE THING, NOTICE HOW THIS VERSE
  • 00:20:56.230 --> 00:20:59.050
  • COMPARES GOD TO A NURSING MOTHER.
  • 00:20:59.080 --> 00:21:02.000
  • REMEMBER, WE OFTEN USE THESE PERSONIFIED TERMS TO
  • 00:21:02.030 --> 00:21:05.220
  • USE RHETORIC AND SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS TO
  • 00:21:05.250 --> 00:21:08.180
  • ASCRIBE MONIKERS TO THE UNKNOWABLE AND UNNAMABLE.
  • 00:21:08.210 --> 00:21:12.150
  • BUT THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS GOD IS NOT A MAN.
  • 00:21:12.180 --> 00:21:15.200
  • NUMBERS 23:19 SAYS GOD IS NOT A MAN. AND
  • 00:21:15.230 --> 00:21:19.130
  • SOMETIMES WE THINK OF GOD AS A MAN IN HEAVEN. NO.
  • 00:21:19.160 --> 00:21:21.280
  • NUMBERS 23:19 SAYS VERY CLEARLY GOD IS NOT A MAN.
  • 00:21:22.010 --> 00:21:26.020
  • SO WHEN JESUS CALLS HIM ABBA FATHER, HE'S USING
  • 00:21:26.050 --> 00:21:28.090
  • HUMAN LANGUAGE THAT HELPS US BEST UNDERSTAND THE
  • 00:21:28.120 --> 00:21:31.180
  • PERFECT NATURE OF OUR LOVING GOD.
  • 00:21:31.210 --> 00:21:34.000
  • BUT HE IS NOT A MAN. GOD IS NOT A MAN.
  • 00:21:34.030 --> 00:21:37.030
  • PAUL TOLD THE CORINTHIANS GOD IS SPIRIT, AND THAT'S
  • 00:21:37.060 --> 00:21:41.040
  • WHY IN GENESIS IT SAYS MAN AND WOMAN HE CREATED IN THE
  • 00:21:41.070 --> 00:21:45.090
  • IMAGE OF GOD, BECAUSE YOU BOTH NEED MEN AND YOU NEED
  • 00:21:45.120 --> 00:21:48.090
  • WOMEN TO PORTRAY THE FULLNESS OF THE ATTRIBUTES
  • 00:21:48.120 --> 00:21:50.180
  • OF GOD. MEN HAVE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES.
  • 00:21:50.210 --> 00:21:52.180
  • WOMEN HAVE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES.
  • 00:21:52.210 --> 00:21:54.090
  • GOD IS THE TOTAL PACKAGE WITHOUT THE WEAKNESSES.
  • 00:21:54.120 --> 00:21:57.200
  • AND THAT'S WHY THE FIRST COMMANDMENT OF GOD IS
  • 00:21:57.230 --> 00:21:59.180
  • "YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER GODS BEFORE ME.
  • 00:21:59.210 --> 00:22:02.060
  • AND YOU SHALL MAKE NO GRAVEN IMAGES OF ME"
  • 00:22:02.090 --> 00:22:04.200
  • BECAUSE JOHN THE APOSTLE ENDED ONE OF HIS EPISTLES
  • 00:22:04.230 --> 00:22:07.140
  • WITH THIS COMMANDMENT: LITTLE CHILDREN, KEEP
  • 00:22:07.170 --> 00:22:09.040
  • YOURSELVES FROM IDOLS.
  • 00:22:09.070 --> 00:22:10.170
  • WHY DOES IT SAY DO NOT MAKE GRAVEN IMAGES OF ME?
  • 00:22:10.200 --> 00:22:13.160
  • BECAUSE GOD SAYS I'VE ALREADY MADE IMAGES OF
  • 00:22:13.190 --> 00:22:15.270
  • MYSELF. IT'S YOU HUMANS.
  • 00:22:16.000 --> 00:22:18.190
  • COME ON, MAN!
  • 00:22:22.100 --> 00:22:23.130
  • I'M PREACHING BETTER THAN YOU'RE LISTENING.
  • 00:22:23.160 --> 00:22:24.260
  • WOULD SOMEBODY SAY AMEN? [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:22:24.290 --> 00:22:27.100
  • SO WE WALK THE DOG AND GOD'S LIKE-- WE SEE A HUMAN
  • 00:22:27.130 --> 00:22:30.050
  • WALKING A DOG, WE'RE LIKE OH, A CUTE, A PUPPY!
  • 00:22:30.080 --> 00:22:32.210
  • GOD SEES A HUMAN WALKING A DOG, AND HE SAYS
  • 00:22:32.240 --> 00:22:34.180
  • OH, CUTE, A HUMAN! [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:22:34.210 --> 00:22:39.260
  • YOU ARE THE HIGHEST FORM OF GOD'S CREATION.
  • 00:22:39.290 --> 00:22:41.280
  • SUNSETS ARE NOT MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD.
  • 00:22:42.010 --> 00:22:44.030
  • NEWFOUNDLAND DOGS ARE NOT MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD.
  • 00:22:44.060 --> 00:22:46.150
  • STARS ARE NOT MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD.
  • 00:22:46.180 --> 00:22:48.090
  • HUMANS ARE MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD.
  • 00:22:48.120 --> 00:22:50.290
  • AND MALE AND FEMALE ARE THE HIGHEST FORM
  • 00:22:51.020 --> 00:22:53.140
  • OF GOD'S CREATION.
  • 00:22:53.170 --> 00:22:55.060
  • SO DON'T MAKE ANY IMAGES OF GOD BECAUSE HE ALREADY DID
  • 00:22:55.090 --> 00:22:57.080
  • THAT WHEN HE MADE YOU. SO HERE'S THE REALITY.
  • 00:22:57.110 --> 00:23:03.060
  • THANK YOU, KEN. JUST LOOK IN THE MIRROR.
  • 00:23:03.090 --> 00:23:06.160
  • THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS MY HEART FOR US IS THAT WE
  • 00:23:06.190 --> 00:23:09.160
  • WOULD UNDERSTAND THAT GOD IS NOT A MAN.
  • 00:23:09.190 --> 00:23:12.200
  • HE'S NOT A WOMAN. RATHER, HE IS EL SHADDAI.
  • 00:23:12.230 --> 00:23:15.290
  • PSALM 98 CALLS HIM THE MOST HIGH.
  • 00:23:16.020 --> 00:23:17.140
  • IT CALLS HIM EL SHADDAI, PSALM 90, 91. YOU CAN READ THIS.
  • 00:23:17.170 --> 00:23:21.040
  • THE WORD "EL" IS A MASCULINE FORM.
  • 00:23:21.070 --> 00:23:23.150
  • THE WORD "SHADDAI" IS A FEMININE FORM.
  • 00:23:23.180 --> 00:23:28.210
  • SO GOD IS BOTH MASCULINE AND HE HAS A FEMININE SIDE.
  • 00:23:28.240 --> 00:23:32.210
  • HE'S BOTH SO STRONG HE CAN LIFT ISLANDS AS THOUGH THEY
  • 00:23:32.240 --> 00:23:35.030
  • WERE A LITTLE THING.
  • 00:23:35.060 --> 00:23:36.080
  • HE'S NOT AN IRON CURLER, HE'S AN ISLAND CURLER.
  • 00:23:36.110 --> 00:23:39.040
  • THAT'S WHAT ISAIAH SAID.
  • 00:23:39.070 --> 00:23:41.110
  • BUT HE'S ALSO LIKE A MOTHER HEN, JESUS SAID.
  • 00:23:41.140 --> 00:23:45.030
  • LIKE A MOTHER HEN GATHERING HIS CHICKS.
  • 00:23:45.060 --> 00:23:47.290
  • SO HE HAS THE PERFECT FULLNESS OF BOTH SIDES OF
  • 00:23:48.020 --> 00:23:50.180
  • THE MASCULINE AND FEMININE SPECTRUM.
  • 00:23:50.210 --> 00:23:53.200
  • SO IT'S NOT JUST "GOD OUR FATHER," BUT POETICALLY THE
  • 00:23:53.230 --> 00:23:56.000
  • MOTHERHOOD OF GOD IS JUST AS BEAUTIFUL.
  • 00:23:56.030 --> 00:23:59.020
  • AND A MOTHER REALLY EXEMPLIFIES WHAT GOD LOOKS
  • 00:23:59.050 --> 00:24:01.140
  • LIKE BECAUSE LISTEN TO THIS, WHEN A MOTHER GIVES
  • 00:24:01.170 --> 00:24:03.190
  • BIRTH, IT'S BEAUTIFUL BUT IT AIN'T PRETTY.
  • 00:24:03.220 --> 00:24:05.290
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:24:06.020 --> 00:24:09.020
  • LIKE BRINGING HUMANS INTO THE WORLD IS NOT NICE,
  • 00:24:09.050 --> 00:24:11.240
  • NEAT, RIGHT ANGLES.
  • 00:24:11.270 --> 00:24:13.080
  • IT'S A BEAUTIFUL CONCEPT, BUT WHEN YOU'RE IN THE
  • 00:24:13.110 --> 00:24:15.110
  • HOSPITAL ROOM, AND HONESTLY I'VE NEVER BEEN IN A
  • 00:24:15.140 --> 00:24:17.050
  • HOSPITAL ROOM EXCEPT FOR WHEN I MYSELF WAS BORN, BUT
  • 00:24:17.080 --> 00:24:19.260
  • LIKE IT'S REALLY BLOODY FROM WHAT I CAN TELL.
  • 00:24:19.290 --> 00:24:23.210
  • AND WHAT A WOMAN DOES IS SHE EXPOSES HERSELF IN HALF
  • 00:24:23.240 --> 00:24:27.030
  • NAKEDNESS, AND THROUGH LABOR PAINS IS LITERALLY
  • 00:24:27.060 --> 00:24:29.280
  • BREAKING HER BODY, OPENING HER BODY TO
  • 00:24:30.010 --> 00:24:32.170
  • GIVE BIRTH TO HER CHILD.
  • 00:24:32.200 --> 00:24:35.040
  • AS MY FRIENDS LIKE TO SAY WHENEVER WE NEED TO LEAVE
  • 00:24:35.070 --> 00:24:37.000
  • SOMEWHERE-- I THINK PETER, YOU MIGHT HAVE TOLD ME
  • 00:24:37.030 --> 00:24:38.190
  • THIS. LET'S MAKE LIKE A BABY AND HEAD OUT.
  • 00:24:38.220 --> 00:24:41.030
  • BUT ANYWAYS. [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:24:41.060 --> 00:24:43.170
  • WAS THAT YOU OR NO?
  • 00:24:43.200 --> 00:24:45.230
  • THE THING IS SHE LITERALLY BREAKS OPEN HER BODY TO
  • 00:24:45.260 --> 00:24:49.050
  • GIVE BIRTH TO HER CHILD.
  • 00:24:49.080 --> 00:24:53.120
  • THIS IS MY BODY BROKEN FOR YOU.
  • 00:24:53.150 --> 00:24:58.120
  • ISN'T THAT WHAT JESUS DID ON THE CROSS?
  • 00:24:58.150 --> 00:25:00.080
  • THIS IS MY BODY BROKEN FOR YOU AS HE LABORED IN PAIN
  • 00:25:00.110 --> 00:25:04.060
  • ON THE CROSS TO GIVE SECOND BIRTH THAT
  • 00:25:04.090 --> 00:25:06.010
  • WE MIGHT BE BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:06.040 --> 00:25:08.070
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:25:08.100 --> 00:25:12.030
  • THIS IS MY BODY BROKEN FOR YOU.
  • 00:25:12.060 --> 00:25:15.090
  • WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO PAUSE RIGHT HERE, BUT LET'S TAKE
  • 00:25:16.040 --> 00:25:17.290
  • IN A QUICK SNEAK PREVIEW OF WHAT WE'RE GONNA
  • 00:25:18.020 --> 00:25:20.030
  • SEE IN OUR NEXT EPISODE.
  • 00:25:20.060 --> 00:25:24.100
  • ACTUALLY, THERE ARE POLYNESIAN TRIBES THAT
  • 00:25:24.130 --> 00:25:26.140
  • DON'T EVEN HAVE A WORD FOR GRIEF, AND SO WHEN THEIR
  • 00:25:26.170 --> 00:25:29.140
  • LOVED ONES DIE IN SOME OF THESE POLYNESIAN TRIBES,
  • 00:25:29.170 --> 00:25:31.160
  • THE CLOSEST WORD THEY HAVE TO GRIEF
  • 00:25:31.190 --> 00:25:33.090
  • IS THE WORD FATIGUE.
  • 00:25:33.120 --> 00:25:34.270
  • SO WHEN SOMEBODY DIES, THEY SAY I FEEL FATIGUE.
  • 00:25:35.000 --> 00:25:38.230
  • AND THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE A WORD TO
  • 00:25:38.260 --> 00:25:40.080
  • ARTICULATE WHAT GRIEF IS.
  • 00:25:40.110 --> 00:25:43.040
  • AND SOCIOLOGISTS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS TELL US THAT
  • 00:25:43.070 --> 00:25:45.170
  • WHEN A NATIVE GROUP OF PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE A LABEL
  • 00:25:45.200 --> 00:25:48.080
  • FOR A CERTAIN EMOTION, THEY CANNOT BE CONSCIOUS OF SAID
  • 00:25:48.110 --> 00:25:51.090
  • EMOTION BECAUSE CONSCIOUSNESS AND LABELS
  • 00:25:51.120 --> 00:25:53.200
  • ARE INEXTRICABLY INTERTWINED ON A
  • 00:25:53.230 --> 00:25:55.130
  • CELLULAR VISCERAL LEVEL.
  • 00:25:55.160 --> 00:25:57.250
  • AND SO THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE A WORD FOR GRIEF, SO THEY
  • 00:25:57.280 --> 00:26:00.080
  • JUST SAY I FEEL FATIGUE.
  • 00:26:00.110 --> 00:26:02.060
  • BY THE WAY, ALEX, YOU SENT ME THIS TEXT THE
  • 00:26:02.090 --> 00:26:03.250
  • OTHER DAY THAT I LOVE.
  • 00:26:03.280 --> 00:26:05.130
  • ALEX SENT ME THIS TEXT. LISTEN TO THIS.
  • 00:26:05.160 --> 00:26:08.070
  • FATIGUE IS THE PRICE OF LEADERSHIP.
  • 00:26:08.100 --> 00:26:10.110
  • THE WORLD IS RUN BY TIRED MEN.
  • 00:26:10.140 --> 00:26:12.150
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:26:12.180 --> 00:26:17.220
  • WHO TEXTS SOMETHING LIKE THAT?
  • 00:26:17.250 --> 00:26:19.240
  • THAT IS AWESOME!
  • 00:26:19.270 --> 00:26:22.020
  • DO NOT FEEL SAD FOR YOUR TEARS AS ROCKS NEVER
  • 00:26:23.130 --> 00:26:25.250
  • REGRET THE WATERFALLS.
  • 00:26:25.280 --> 00:26:28.290
  • IF YOU SOW IN TEARS, YOU WILL REAP IN JOY.
  • 00:26:29.020 --> 00:26:31.040
  • WEEPING MAY ENDURE FOR THE NIGHT, BUT JOY COMES IN THE
  • 00:26:31.070 --> 00:26:34.060
  • MORNING. HE TURNS THE VALLEY OF TEARS
  • 00:26:34.090 --> 00:26:36.110
  • INTO POOLS OF REFRESHMENT.
  • 00:26:36.140 --> 00:26:39.040
  • I'M BEN COURSON AND YOU'VE BEEN WATCHING
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  • HOPE GENERATION.
  • 00:26:41.020 --> 00:26:43.090
  • [MUSIC]
  • 00:26:43.120 --> 00:26:59.200
  • I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MUCH YOUR STORIES OF HOPE
  • 00:27:01.220 --> 00:27:04.050
  • HAVE IMPACTED THE TEAM OF HOPE GENERATION TO KNOW
  • 00:27:04.080 --> 00:27:06.290
  • THAT LIVES ARE BEING CHANGED BY THE MESSAGE
  • 00:27:07.020 --> 00:27:09.100
  • OF THE GOD OF HOPE.
  • 00:27:09.130 --> 00:27:11.000
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