Your Time Is Coming

October 10, 2022 | 281 | 27:29

Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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Joel Osteen | Your Time Is Coming | October 10, 2022
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  • > joel: god bless you.
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  • > joel: god bless you. thanks for spending this
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  • Thanks for spending this time with us.
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  • Time with us. we are praying for god's very
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  • We are praying for god's very best for you and your family.
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  • Best for you and your family. i like to start with
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  • I like to start with something funny.
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  • Something funny. i heard about this minister
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  • I heard about this minister that died.
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  • That died. he was standing at the pearly
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  • He was standing at the pearly gates.
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  • Gates. the man in front of him was
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  • The man in front of him was dressed in a loud t-shirt,
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  • Dressed in a loud t-shirt, sunglasses and blue jeans.
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  • Sunglasses and blue jeans. saint peter asked him his
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  • Saint peter asked him his name.
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  • Name. he said, " i'm joe cohen,
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  • He said, " i'm joe cohen, taxicab driver, new york
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  • Taxicab driver, new york city." peter checked his
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  • City." peter checked his list, handed him a gold
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  • List, handed him a gold staff and silk robe and
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  • Staff and silk robe and said, "welcome to heaven."
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  • Said, "welcome to heaven." the minister stepped up and
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  • The minister stepped up and said, " i'm reverend joseph
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  • Said, " i'm reverend joseph snow, pastor of st. mary's
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  • Snow, pastor of st. mary's cathedral."
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  • Cathedral." peter checked his list and
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  • Handed him a wooden staffd
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  • Handed him a wooden staffd and cotton robe.
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  • And cotton robe. he said, "wait a minute.
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  • He said, "wait a minute. this couldn't be right.
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  • This couldn't be right. the taxicab driver got a gold
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  • The taxicab driver got a gold staff and this is all i get?"
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  • Staff and this is all i get?" peter said, "sir up here
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  • We work by results. when
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  • We work by results. when you preached, people slept.
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  • You preached, people slept. but when he drove, people
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  • But when he drove, people prayed."
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  • Prayed." come on. say it like you
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  • Come on. say it like you mean it.
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  • Mean it. this is my bible.
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  • This is my bible. i am what it says i am.
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  • I am what it says i am. i have what it says i have.
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  • I have what it says i have. i can do what it says i can
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  • I can do what it says i can do. today i will be taught
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  • Do. today i will be taught the word of god.
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  • The word of god. i boldly confess: my mind
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  • I boldly confess: my mind is alert.
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  • Is alert. my heart is receptive.
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  • My heart is receptive. i will never be the same.
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  • I will never be the same. in jesus' name.
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  • God bless you.e the same.
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  • God bless you.e the same. i want to talk to you today
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  • I want to talk to you today about your time is coming.
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  • We all have things that we're
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  • We all have things that we're believing for, a dream to
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  • Believing for, a dream to come to pass; problems to
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  • Come to pass; problems to turn around.
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  • Turn around. at one time we knew it was
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  • At one time we knew it was going to happen, we stood in
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  • Going to happen, we stood in faith, but when it's been a
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  • Faith, but when it's been a long time, we don't see
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  • Long time, we don't see anything improving, it's easy
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  • Anything improving, it's easy to get discouraged and think
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  • To get discouraged and think that it wasn't meant to be.
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  • That it wasn't meant to be. but just because you've given
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  • But just because you've given up, doesn't mean that god has
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  • Given up.
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  • Given up. god doesn't abort dreams.
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  • God doesn't abort dreams. the delays, the detours, the
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  • The delays, the detours, the disappointments, didn't stop
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  • Disappointments, didn't stop god's plan.
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  • God's plan. what he started in your life
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  • What he started in your life he's going to finish.
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  • He's going to finish. the scripture says,
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  • "what god has purposed,
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  • "what god has purposed, who can annul it?"
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  • Who can annul it?" it may seem like what you're
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  • It may seem like what you're believing for could never
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  • Believing for could never come to pass, it's too late,
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  • Come to pass, it's too late, the odds are against you.
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  • The odds are against you. god is saying, "your
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  • God is saying, "your time is coming."
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  • Time is coming." he has not forgotten about
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  • He has not forgotten about you. he has seen the lonely
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  • You. he has seen the lonely nights. he's seen the
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  • Nights. he's seen the unfair situations, the times
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  • Unfair situations, the times you're doing the right
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  • You're doing the right thing and not getting
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  • Thing and not getting the credit, the illness
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  • The credit, the illness isn't improving, the child
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  • Isn't improving, the child isn't doing better.
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  • Isn't doing better. voices whisper, "it will
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  • Voices whisper, "it will never change."
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  • Never change." don't believe those lies.
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  • Don't believe those lies. healing is coming, promotion
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  • Healing is coming, promotion is coming, freedom is coming.
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  • Is coming, freedom is coming. god has already put it on the
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  • God has already put it on the schedule. the date has
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  • Schedule. the date has already been ordained.
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  • Already been ordained. david was seventeen years old
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  • David was seventeen years old when the prophet samuel came
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  • When the prophet samuel came to his house to choose one of
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  • To his house to choose one of his father's sons as the next
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  • His father's sons as the next king of israel.
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  • King of israel. david had seven older
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  • David had seven older brothers. they were bigger,
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  • Brothers. they were bigger, taller, had more experience.
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  • Taller, had more experience. david's father, jesse, didn't
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  • David's father, jesse, didn't bother to bring david in from
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  • Bother to bring david in from the shepherd's fields.
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  • The shepherd's fields. he thought david is not king
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  • He thought david is not king material.
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  • Material. he's too small, too young,
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  • He's too small, too young, not as talented as his
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  • Not as talented as his brothers."
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  • Brothers." samuel looked at the other
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  • Samuel looked at the other brothers and said, "it's
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  • Brothers and said, "it's none of these, do you
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  • None of these, do you have another son?"
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  • Have another son?" jesse had david come in.
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  • Jesse had david come in. when samuel saw him, he said,
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  • When samuel saw him, he said, "that's the next king of
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  • "that's the next king of israel."
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  • Israel." people judge by the outside,
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  • People judge by the outside, by your appearance, your
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  • By your appearance, your nationality, your education,
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  • Nationality, your education, but god looks at the heart.
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  • But god looks at the heart. don't be discouraged if
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  • Don't be discouraged if people write you off.
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  • People write you off. promotion doesn't come from
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  • Promotion doesn't come from people; it comes from god.
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  • People; it comes from god. god sees you have a heart
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  • God sees you have a heart after him.
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  • After him. he sees your sincerity, your
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  • He sees your sincerity, your integrity, your spirit of
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  • Integrity, your spirit of excellence.
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  • Excellence. what's on the inside is more
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  • What's on the inside is more powerful than what's on the
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  • Powerful than what's on the outside.
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  • Outside. david was anointed to be the
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  • David was anointed to be the next king, but he didn't go
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  • Next king, but he didn't go to the palace, he went back
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  • To the palace, he went back to the shepherd's fields
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  • To the shepherd's fields where he was before and took
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  • Where he was before and took care of his father's sheep.
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  • Care of his father's sheep. he was anointed before he was
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  • He was anointed before he was appointed.
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  • Appointed. he knew big things were in
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  • He knew big things were in him, he knew he was going to
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  • Him, he knew he was going to leave his mark but month
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  • Leave his mark but month after month he was stuck in
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  • After month he was stuck in the lonely shepherd's fields,
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  • The lonely shepherd's fields, doing what seemed like a
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  • Doing what seemed like a menial job, feeding sheep,
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  • Menial job, feeding sheep, cleaning up their waste,
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  • Cleaning up their waste, shoveling manure.
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  • Shoveling manure. he could have thought,
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  • "god, you said i would be
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  • "god, you said i would be king. you had samuel anoint
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  • King. you had samuel anoint me. why am i still stuck out
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  • Me. why am i still stuck out here? i have so much more
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  • Here? i have so much more in me." but david understood
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  • In me." but david understood this principle.
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  • This principle. that his time was coming.
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  • That his time was coming. what god promised was already
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  • What god promised was already on the schedule, that the
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  • On the schedule, that the date had already been set.
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  • Date had already been set. even though david was doing
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  • Even though david was doing a menial thing, taking care
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  • A menial thing, taking care of sheep, he kept being his
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  • Of sheep, he kept being his best. nobody was watching
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  • Best. nobody was watching him. he didn't have a
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  • Him. he didn't have a supervisor. he wasn't
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  • Clocking in. he could have
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  • Clocking in. he could have slacked off, done just enough
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  • Slacked off, done just enough to get by. but david went
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  • To get by. but david went the extra mile to watch over
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  • The extra mile to watch over those sheep. he fought off
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  • Those sheep. he fought off wild animals, kept them from
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  • Wild animals, kept them from harm, made sure they had
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  • Harm, made sure they had food and water. he had a
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  • Food and water. he had a spirit of excellence.
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  • Spirit of excellence. because he proved to god he
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  • Because he proved to god he would be faithful taking care
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  • Would be faithful taking care of sheep, god trusted him to
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  • Of sheep, god trusted him to take care of his people.
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  • Take care of his people. like david most of the time,
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  • Like david most of the time, you will be anointed before
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  • You will be anointed before you're appointed.
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  • You're appointed. you'll have the promise, the
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  • You'll have the promise, the dream, the calling but you
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  • Dream, the calling but you won't go straight to the
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  • Won't go straight to the throne. you'll go back to
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  • Throne. you'll go back to the shepherd's fields.
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  • The shepherd's fields. how you respond when you're
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  • How you respond when you're anointed but not appointed
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  • Anointed but not appointed will determine whether you
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  • Will determine whether you make it to the palace.
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  • Make it to the palace. you have to be your best
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  • You have to be your best right where you are.
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  • Right where you are. you may have bigger things in
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  • You may have bigger things in you. you know you're going
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  • You. you know you're going to lead that department;
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  • To lead that department; you're going to teach the
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  • Class; you're going to run
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  • Class; you're going to run the business. the promise is
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  • The business. the promise is in your heart. you've been
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  • In your heart. you've been anointed so to speak, but
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  • Anointed so to speak, but you're doing something much
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  • You're doing something much smaller than what's in you.
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  • Smaller than what's in you. will you give it your all
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  • Will you give it your all even though you're
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  • Even though you're overqualified for that
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  • Position? will you serve
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  • Position? will you serve others even though you have
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  • Others even though you have more experience than them?
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  • More experience than them? if you'll pass the test of
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  • If you'll pass the test of being faithful in the small,
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  • Being faithful in the small, then god will trust you with
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  • Then god will trust you with much.
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  • Much. saul was the king of israel.
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  • Saul was the king of israel. he struggled with bouts of
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  • He struggled with bouts of depression. he had these
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  • Depression. he had these tormenting spirits that
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  • Tormenting spirits that came against him.
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  • Came against him. his staff told him that when
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  • His staff told him that when these attacks came, he needed
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  • These attacks came, he needed someone to play music and it
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  • Someone to play music and it would help him feel better.
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  • Would help him feel better. saul agreed and asked them
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  • Saul agreed and asked them to find someone.
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  • To find someone. they said, "we know a young
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  • They said, "we know a young man named david, the son of
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  • Man named david, the son of jesse, he's excellent in
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  • Jesse, he's excellent in playing the harp."
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  • Playing the harp." the scripture says saul sent
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  • The scripture says saul sent a message to jesse saying,
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  • A message to jesse saying, "send me your son david,
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  • "send me your son david, the shepherd."
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  • The shepherd." here david had been
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  • Here david had been overlooked, felt like he was
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  • Overlooked, felt like he was forgotten, people discounted
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  • Forgotten, people discounted him, his father didn't
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  • Him, his father didn't believe in him, but now the
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  • Believe in him, but now the king was asking for him by
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  • King was asking for him by name.
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  • Name. people don't determine your
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  • People don't determine your destiny. someone may have
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  • Destiny. someone may have put you at a disadvantage,
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  • Put you at a disadvantage, you keep doing the right
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  • You keep doing the right thing and your time is
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  • Thing and your time is coming. promotion will come
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  • Coming. promotion will come calling your name.
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  • Calling your name. opportunity will come
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  • Opportunity will come looking for you.
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  • Looking for you. the right people will come
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  • The right people will come tracking you down.
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  • Tracking you down. god knows how to vindicate
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  • God knows how to vindicate you. he knows how to cause
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  • You. he knows how to cause you to stand out.
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  • Imagine jesse hearing this
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  • Imagine jesse hearing this knock on the door.
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  • Knock on the door. he answers it and it's the
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  • He answers it and it's the king's right hand men,
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  • King's right hand men, standing there dressed in
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  • Standing there dressed in their military uniforms,
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  • Their military uniforms, holding their armor.
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  • Holding their armor. jesse thought, "what in the
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  • Jesse thought, "what in the world are they doing at my
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  • World are they doing at my house? am i in trouble, have
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  • House? am i in trouble, have i done something wrong?"
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  • I done something wrong?" the main man speaks up and
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  • The main man speaks up and says, "king saul wants your
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  • Says, "king saul wants your son david to come serve him
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  • Son david to come serve him in the palace."
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  • In the palace." nobody in david's family paid
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  • Nobody in david's family paid attention to him.
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  • Attention to him. they didn't give him any
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  • They didn't give him any credit, but now the king was
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  • Credit, but now the king was calling for david.
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  • I'm sure jesse nearly passed
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  • I'm sure jesse nearly passed out. word quickly spread
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  • Out. word quickly spread throughout the neighborhood,
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  • Throughout the neighborhood, "the king asked david to
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  • "the king asked david to come work for him."
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  • Come work for him." now david is the talk of the
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  • Now david is the talk of the town, esteemed, honored,
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  • Town, esteemed, honored, looked up to.
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  • In one moment, he went from
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  • In one moment, he went from the background to the
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  • The background to the foreground.
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  • Foreground. from being discounted to
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  • From being discounted to being admired.
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  • Being admired. you may have had unfair
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  • You may have had unfair things happen, people left
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  • Things happen, people left you out, tried to discredit
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  • You out, tried to discredit you. god saw what happened.
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  • You. god saw what happened. he's keeping the records.
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  • He's keeping the records. he hasn't forgotten about
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  • He hasn't forgotten about you. it may seem like you're
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  • You. it may seem like you're falling behind. you could
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  • Falling behind. you could never reach your dreams now,
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  • Never reach your dreams now, it's too late. you've been
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  • It's too late. you've been stuck out in the shepherd's
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  • Stuck out in the shepherd's fields for too long.
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  • Fields for too long. no, your time is coming.
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  • No, your time is coming. keep doing the right thing
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  • Keep doing the right thing when the wrong thing is
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  • When the wrong thing is happening. keep being good
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  • Happening. keep being good to people that are not
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  • To people that are not being good to you.
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  • Being good to you. you're going to come in to
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  • You're going to come in to one of these set times where
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  • One of these set times where god catapults you ahead.
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  • God catapults you ahead. sometimes god does things
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  • Sometimes god does things gradually, little by little
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  • Gradually, little by little but there are moments where
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  • But there are moments where god will thrust you twenty
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  • God will thrust you twenty years ahead. he'll not only
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  • Years ahead. he'll not only make up for lost time, but
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  • Make up for lost time, but he'll accelerate things.
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  • David went overnight fromt
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  • David went overnight fromt working in the shepherd's
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  • Working in the shepherd's fields, the lowest position,
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  • Fields, the lowest position, to working with the king,
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  • To working with the king, the highest position.
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  • The highest position. he didn't have to make it
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  • He didn't have to make it happen, try to manipulate
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  • Happen, try to manipulate things, talk people into
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  • Things, talk people into helping him, the king sent
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  • Helping him, the king sent for him.
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  • For him. like with david, you're going
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  • Like with david, you're going to see opportunity that comes
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  • To see opportunity that comes looking for you that puts you
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  • Looking for you that puts you years down the road.
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  • You're going to think,
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  • You're going to think, "how did i get here?
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  • "how did i get here? i didn't have the
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  • I didn't have the qualifications, i wasn't next
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  • Qualifications, i wasn't next in line, this should have
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  • In line, this should have taken me my whole life."
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  • Taken me my whole life." but suddenly god is going
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  • But suddenly god is going to thrust you ahead.
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  • To thrust you ahead. get ready for some set times
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  • Get ready for some set times of acceleration.
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  • Of acceleration. hebrews says, "don't cast
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  • Hebrews says, "don't cast away your confidence for
  • 00:09:47.309 --> 00:09:49.045
  • Away your confidence for it will be richly rewarded."
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  • It will be richly rewarded." it's easy to hear this and
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  • It's easy to hear this and think, "joel this is never
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  • Think, "joel this is never going to happen for me.
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  • Going to happen for me. i've had a lot a bad breaks;
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  • I've had a lot a bad breaks; i have big obstacles in my
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  • I have big obstacles in my path, i'm way behind where
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  • Path, i'm way behind where i should be."
  • 00:10:01.390 --> 00:10:02.491
  • I should be." that kind of thinking is
  • 00:10:02.558 --> 00:10:03.793
  • That kind of thinking is going to limit your life.
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  • Going to limit your life. that's casting away your
  • 00:10:05.695 --> 00:10:07.196
  • That's casting away your confidence.
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  • Confidence. god is saying, "your time
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  • God is saying, "your time is coming, i'm about to do
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  • Is coming, i'm about to do something unusual,
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  • Something unusual, something uncommon.
  • 00:10:14.236 --> 00:10:15.738
  • Something uncommon. i'm going to thrust you
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  • I'm going to thrust you ahead. i'm going to free
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  • Ahead. i'm going to free you from that addiction
  • 00:10:18.774 --> 00:10:19.975
  • You from that addiction you've struggled with for
  • 00:10:20.042 --> 00:10:20.876
  • You've struggled with for years, i'm going to
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  • Years, i'm going to vindicate you and pay you
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  • Vindicate you and pay you back for the wrongs,
  • 00:10:23.713 --> 00:10:25.081
  • Back for the wrongs, i'm going to take you from
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  • I'm going to take you from insignificant, mediocre, to
  • 00:10:26.282 --> 00:10:28.350
  • Insignificant, mediocre, to influential and powerful."
  • 00:10:28.417 --> 00:10:30.219
  • Influential and powerful." now you have to get in
  • 00:10:30.286 --> 00:10:31.921
  • Now you have to get in agreement with god.
  • 00:10:31.987 --> 00:10:33.723
  • Agreement with god. if you'll start thanking him
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  • If you'll start thanking him that your time is coming,
  • 00:10:35.324 --> 00:10:36.992
  • That your time is coming, talking like it's going to
  • 00:10:37.059 --> 00:10:37.993
  • Talking like it's going to happen, believing that it's
  • 00:10:38.060 --> 00:10:39.562
  • Happen, believing that it's on the way.
  • 00:10:39.628 --> 00:10:40.429
  • On the way. that's what it means to not
  • 00:10:40.496 --> 00:10:42.164
  • That's what it means to not cast away your confidence.
  • 00:10:42.231 --> 00:10:44.600
  • Cast away your confidence. when you do this god promises
  • 00:10:44.667 --> 00:10:46.936
  • When you do this god promises it will be richly rewarded.
  • 00:10:47.002 --> 00:10:49.638
  • Look at how good god is.
  • 00:10:49.739 --> 00:10:51.607
  • Look at how good god is. not just rewarded, that would
  • 00:10:51.674 --> 00:10:53.642
  • Not just rewarded, that would be fine, but god will exceed
  • 00:10:53.709 --> 00:10:55.978
  • Be fine, but god will exceed your expectations.
  • 00:10:56.045 --> 00:10:57.313
  • Your expectations. he'll make things happen
  • 00:10:57.379 --> 00:10:58.848
  • He'll make things happen that you didn't see coming.
  • 00:10:58.914 --> 00:11:00.750
  • That you didn't see coming. now don't get talked out
  • 00:11:00.816 --> 00:11:02.084
  • Now don't get talked out of your dreams.
  • 00:11:02.151 --> 00:11:03.486
  • Of your dreams. you may feel like david,
  • 00:11:03.552 --> 00:11:04.954
  • You may feel like david, you're stuck out in the
  • 00:11:05.020 --> 00:11:05.921
  • You're stuck out in the shepherd's fields, nobody
  • 00:11:05.988 --> 00:11:07.690
  • Pays attention to your gifts.
  • 00:11:07.790 --> 00:11:09.558
  • Pays attention to your gifts. you're in prime position to
  • 00:11:09.625 --> 00:11:11.761
  • You're in prime position to be catapulted to a new level.
  • 00:11:11.827 --> 00:11:14.430
  • Be catapulted to a new level. people may not pay attention,
  • 00:11:14.497 --> 00:11:16.298
  • People may not pay attention, but god sees you.
  • 00:11:16.365 --> 00:11:17.800
  • But god sees you. he's the one that matters.
  • 00:11:17.867 --> 00:11:19.635
  • He's the one that matters. he controls the universe.
  • 00:11:19.702 --> 00:11:21.771
  • He controls the universe. he has already scheduled your
  • 00:11:21.837 --> 00:11:23.439
  • He has already scheduled your set times of favor, set times
  • 00:11:23.506 --> 00:11:25.975
  • Set times of favor, set times of healing, set times of
  • 00:11:26.041 --> 00:11:27.810
  • Of healing, set times of acceleration.
  • 00:11:27.877 --> 00:11:29.245
  • Acceleration. there are moments in your
  • 00:11:29.311 --> 00:11:30.479
  • There are moments in your future that are going to
  • 00:11:30.546 --> 00:11:31.881
  • Future that are going to cause you to stand out,
  • 00:11:31.947 --> 00:11:33.883
  • Cause you to stand out, moments that will catapult
  • 00:11:33.949 --> 00:11:35.284
  • Moments that will catapult you to a new level, moments
  • 00:11:35.351 --> 00:11:37.153
  • You to a new level, moments where favor will come
  • 00:11:37.219 --> 00:11:38.521
  • Looking for you.
  • 00:11:38.621 --> 00:11:40.322
  • Looking for you. there's a young man that
  • 00:11:40.389 --> 00:11:41.390
  • There's a young man that attends here.
  • 00:11:41.457 --> 00:11:42.792
  • Attends here. he had a dream to become
  • 00:11:42.858 --> 00:11:44.160
  • He had a dream to become a physician.
  • 00:11:44.226 --> 00:11:45.561
  • A physician. he graduated from college
  • 00:11:45.628 --> 00:11:47.096
  • He graduated from college with honors.
  • 00:11:47.163 --> 00:11:48.297
  • With honors. he applied to forty medical
  • 00:11:48.364 --> 00:11:49.765
  • He applied to forty medical schools, but only three
  • 00:11:49.832 --> 00:11:51.467
  • Schools, but only three contacted him back.
  • 00:11:51.534 --> 00:11:53.135
  • Contacted him back. he interviewed with them;
  • 00:11:53.202 --> 00:11:54.603
  • He interviewed with them; unfortunately, he was turned
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  • Down. he was so disappointed.
  • 00:11:56.338 --> 00:11:58.607
  • Down. he was so disappointed. this was always what he
  • 00:11:58.674 --> 00:11:59.608
  • This was always what he wanted to do. he had put
  • 00:11:59.675 --> 00:12:01.110
  • Wanted to do. he had put all of his time and energy
  • 00:12:01.177 --> 00:12:02.578
  • All of his time and energy and focus into getting into
  • 00:12:02.645 --> 00:12:04.246
  • And focus into getting into medical school but now that
  • 00:12:04.313 --> 00:12:05.915
  • Medical school but now that door had closed. he didn't
  • 00:12:05.981 --> 00:12:07.650
  • Door had closed. he didn't understand it, he had worked
  • 00:12:07.716 --> 00:12:09.418
  • Understand it, he had worked so hard. but instead of
  • 00:12:09.485 --> 00:12:11.353
  • So hard. but instead of being sour he kept believing
  • 00:12:11.420 --> 00:12:13.656
  • Being sour he kept believing that his time was coming.
  • 00:12:13.722 --> 00:12:15.691
  • That his time was coming. he knew god didn't bring him
  • 00:12:15.758 --> 00:12:17.393
  • He knew god didn't bring him this far to leave him.
  • 00:12:17.459 --> 00:12:19.595
  • This far to leave him. when things happen that
  • 00:12:19.662 --> 00:12:20.763
  • When things happen that aren't fair, you don't
  • 00:12:20.830 --> 00:12:22.364
  • Aren't fair, you don't understand, you have to trust
  • 00:12:22.431 --> 00:12:24.400
  • Understand, you have to trust that god is still in control
  • 00:12:24.466 --> 00:12:26.435
  • That god is still in control and that he knows what's best
  • 00:12:26.502 --> 00:12:28.137
  • And that he knows what's best for you. his ways are not
  • 00:12:28.204 --> 00:12:30.439
  • For you. his ways are not our ways. he doesn't always
  • 00:12:30.506 --> 00:12:32.575
  • Our ways. he doesn't always take us down the path that
  • 00:12:32.641 --> 00:12:33.976
  • Take us down the path that we thought.
  • 00:12:34.043 --> 00:12:35.044
  • We thought. there will be times that
  • 00:12:35.110 --> 00:12:36.478
  • There will be times that doors close that don't make
  • 00:12:36.545 --> 00:12:38.147
  • Doors close that don't make sense, people that should be
  • 00:12:38.214 --> 00:12:40.082
  • Sense, people that should be for us are not around, we're
  • 00:12:40.149 --> 00:12:42.051
  • For us are not around, we're doing the right thing, but
  • 00:12:42.117 --> 00:12:43.419
  • Doing the right thing, but the wrong thing keeps
  • 00:12:43.485 --> 00:12:44.453
  • The wrong thing keeps happening.
  • 00:12:44.520 --> 00:12:45.354
  • Happening. none of that is a surprise
  • 00:12:45.421 --> 00:12:47.122
  • None of that is a surprise to god. he's already lined
  • 00:12:47.189 --> 00:12:49.325
  • To god. he's already lined up the breaks you need,
  • 00:12:49.391 --> 00:12:50.593
  • Up the breaks you need, the open doors, the right
  • 00:12:50.659 --> 00:12:52.695
  • The open doors, the right people, the healing,
  • 00:12:52.761 --> 00:12:54.096
  • People, the healing, the baby. it's already on
  • 00:12:54.163 --> 00:12:55.898
  • Your schedule.
  • 00:12:55.998 --> 00:12:57.433
  • Your schedule. this young man attended a
  • 00:12:57.499 --> 00:12:58.767
  • This young man attended a seminar for students wanting
  • 00:12:58.834 --> 00:13:01.036
  • Seminar for students wanting to get into medical school.
  • 00:13:01.103 --> 00:13:02.938
  • To get into medical school. one option they mentioned was
  • 00:13:03.005 --> 00:13:04.573
  • One option they mentioned was working for the armed
  • 00:13:04.640 --> 00:13:05.574
  • Working for the armed services. when he heard
  • 00:13:05.641 --> 00:13:07.276
  • Services. when he heard that something ignited on
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  • That something ignited on the inside. he knew that's
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  • The inside. he knew that's what he wanted to do.
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  • What he wanted to do. he met a gentleman there that
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  • He met a gentleman there that took an interest in him and
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  • Took an interest in him and went out of his way to put
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  • Went out of his way to put in a good word for him.
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  • In a good word for him. recently this young man
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  • Recently this young man received the news that he
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  • Received the news that he was accepted into the armed
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  • Was accepted into the armed forces medical school.
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  • Forces medical school. he would not only receive
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  • He would not only receive a full scholarship,
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  • Not have any cost for his
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  • Not have any cost for his medical education, but that
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  • He would be paid a very
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  • He would be paid a very substantial salary while
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  • Substantial salary while he attended college.
  • 00:13:36.739 --> 00:13:38.707
  • He attended college. what happened?
  • 00:13:38.774 --> 00:13:39.608
  • What happened? he came in to one of his
  • 00:13:39.675 --> 00:13:41.210
  • He came in to one of his set times.
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  • Set times. if god had not closed those
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  • If god had not closed those other doors, if a school
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  • Other doors, if a school would have accepted him
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  • Would have accepted him earlier, he would have never
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  • Earlier, he would have never seen this opportunity that
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  • Seen this opportunity that was more than he could
  • 00:13:50.986 --> 00:13:52.187
  • Was more than he could imagine.
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  • Imagine. he never dreamed he would
  • 00:13:53.355 --> 00:13:54.456
  • He never dreamed he would come out of medical school
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  • Come out of medical school with no debt, being paid the
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  • With no debt, being paid the whole time.
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  • Whole time. if someone would have paid
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  • If someone would have paid me, i would have stayed in
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  • Me, i would have stayed in college.
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  • College. if you won't cast away your
  • 00:14:02.031 --> 00:14:03.565
  • If you won't cast away your confidence, god will richly
  • 00:14:03.632 --> 00:14:05.834
  • Confidence, god will richly reward you.
  • 00:14:05.901 --> 00:14:06.635
  • Reward you. you may have gone through
  • 00:14:06.702 --> 00:14:08.537
  • You may have gone through some disappointments, things
  • 00:14:08.604 --> 00:14:10.239
  • Some disappointments, things didn't turn out the way you
  • 00:14:10.306 --> 00:14:11.407
  • Didn't turn out the way you hoped, you don't know what
  • 00:14:11.473 --> 00:14:13.242
  • Hoped, you don't know what god is up to.
  • 00:14:13.309 --> 00:14:14.043
  • God is up to. the reason he closed those
  • 00:14:14.109 --> 00:14:16.078
  • The reason he closed those other doors is because he
  • 00:14:16.145 --> 00:14:17.813
  • Other doors is because he has something better.
  • 00:14:17.880 --> 00:14:19.481
  • Has something better. don't be discouraged by
  • 00:14:19.548 --> 00:14:20.549
  • Don't be discouraged by what didn't work out.
  • 00:14:20.616 --> 00:14:22.084
  • What didn't work out. stay in faith, your time
  • 00:14:22.151 --> 00:14:24.253
  • Stay in faith, your time is coming.
  • 00:14:24.320 --> 00:14:25.321
  • Is coming. the right opportunity is
  • 00:14:25.387 --> 00:14:26.956
  • The right opportunity is on the way.
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  • On the way. it's going to be better
  • 00:14:28.190 --> 00:14:29.191
  • It's going to be better than you thought.
  • 00:14:29.258 --> 00:14:30.526
  • Than you thought. that person walked out of
  • 00:14:30.592 --> 00:14:31.760
  • That person walked out of your life, it wasn't fair,
  • 00:14:31.827 --> 00:14:33.762
  • Your life, it wasn't fair, it was painful, but it didn't
  • 00:14:33.829 --> 00:14:35.564
  • It was painful, but it didn't stop your destiny.
  • 00:14:35.631 --> 00:14:37.299
  • Stop your destiny. they left only to make room
  • 00:14:37.366 --> 00:14:39.201
  • They left only to make room for someone better.
  • 00:14:39.268 --> 00:14:40.970
  • For someone better. god has beauty for those
  • 00:14:41.036 --> 00:14:42.404
  • God has beauty for those ashes.
  • 00:14:42.471 --> 00:14:43.339
  • Ashes. you haven't seen your best
  • 00:14:43.405 --> 00:14:44.807
  • You haven't seen your best days. keep moving forward
  • 00:14:44.873 --> 00:14:46.709
  • Days. keep moving forward when you don't understand,
  • 00:14:46.775 --> 00:14:48.310
  • When you don't understand, keep being your best when
  • 00:14:48.377 --> 00:14:49.845
  • Keep being your best when it's not fair.
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  • This is what joseph did.n
  • 00:14:51.780 --> 00:14:53.682
  • This is what joseph did.n how could he have a good
  • 00:14:53.749 --> 00:14:54.750
  • How could he have a good attitude year after year
  • 00:14:54.817 --> 00:14:57.119
  • Attitude year after year after being betrayed by his
  • 00:14:57.186 --> 00:14:58.687
  • After being betrayed by his family, sold into slavery,
  • 00:14:58.754 --> 00:15:01.123
  • Family, sold into slavery, put in prison for something
  • 00:15:01.190 --> 00:15:02.458
  • Put in prison for something that he didn't do?
  • 00:15:02.524 --> 00:15:03.726
  • That he didn't do? deep down he knew his time
  • 00:15:03.792 --> 00:15:06.395
  • Deep down he knew his time was coming.
  • 00:15:06.462 --> 00:15:07.496
  • Was coming. he knew what god spoke to him
  • 00:15:07.563 --> 00:15:09.164
  • He knew what god spoke to him as a teenager, the dream that
  • 00:15:09.231 --> 00:15:11.333
  • As a teenager, the dream that was put in his heart would
  • 00:15:11.400 --> 00:15:12.868
  • Was put in his heart would come to pass.
  • 00:15:12.935 --> 00:15:14.203
  • Come to pass. he didn't know how, when or
  • 00:15:14.269 --> 00:15:16.005
  • He didn't know how, when or where.
  • 00:15:16.071 --> 00:15:16.672
  • Where. all he knew was god is
  • 00:15:16.739 --> 00:15:18.474
  • All he knew was god is faithful and that the set
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  • Time was already on the
  • 00:15:20.376 --> 00:15:22.077
  • Time was already on the calendar.
  • 00:15:22.144 --> 00:15:23.045
  • Calendar. he didn't cast away his
  • 00:15:23.112 --> 00:15:24.346
  • Confidence. he had plenty
  • 00:15:24.446 --> 00:15:26.415
  • Confidence. he had plenty of opportunities to.
  • 00:15:26.482 --> 00:15:28.083
  • Of opportunities to. he'd had a lot of bad breaks.
  • 00:15:28.150 --> 00:15:30.119
  • He'd had a lot of bad breaks. but when you understand that
  • 00:15:30.185 --> 00:15:31.720
  • But when you understand that god is ordering your steps,
  • 00:15:31.787 --> 00:15:33.889
  • God is ordering your steps, that nothing can happen to
  • 00:15:33.956 --> 00:15:35.157
  • That nothing can happen to you without his permission,
  • 00:15:35.224 --> 00:15:37.292
  • You without his permission, then you won't fall apart
  • 00:15:37.359 --> 00:15:38.727
  • Then you won't fall apart when a pandemic hits.
  • 00:15:38.794 --> 00:15:40.362
  • When a pandemic hits. you won't live bitter when
  • 00:15:40.429 --> 00:15:41.764
  • Someone does you wrong.
  • 00:15:41.864 --> 00:15:43.365
  • Someone does you wrong. you won't give up on your
  • 00:15:43.432 --> 00:15:44.366
  • You won't give up on your dream when life throws you
  • 00:15:44.433 --> 00:15:45.801
  • Dream when life throws you a curve. you know it's all
  • 00:15:45.868 --> 00:15:48.203
  • A curve. you know it's all that setback is only setting
  • 00:15:48.270 --> 00:15:52.074
  • That setback is only setting you up to go further.
  • 00:15:52.141 --> 00:15:54.443
  • You up to go further. god had the solution before
  • 00:15:54.510 --> 00:15:56.445
  • God had the solution before you had the problem.
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  • You had the problem. he's already set the time
  • 00:15:57.946 --> 00:15:59.615
  • He's already set the time to turn it around, set the
  • 00:15:59.681 --> 00:16:01.350
  • To turn it around, set the time to open the right door,
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  • Time to open the right door, set the time to bring you
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  • Set the time to bring you out promoted, vindicated,
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  • Out promoted, vindicated, healthy and whole.
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  • One day the pharaoh, the,
  • 00:16:09.191 --> 00:16:10.793
  • One day the pharaoh, the, leader of the country had
  • 00:16:10.859 --> 00:16:12.428
  • Leader of the country had a dream that he didn't
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  • A dream that he didn't understand what it meant.
  • 00:16:13.796 --> 00:16:15.564
  • Understand what it meant. the scripture says,
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  • The scripture says, "pharaoh sent for joseph.
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  • "pharaoh sent for joseph. he was hastily brought from
  • 00:16:19.001 --> 00:16:20.536
  • He was hastily brought from the dungeon into pharaoh's
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  • The dungeon into pharaoh's presence."
  • 00:16:22.271 --> 00:16:23.372
  • Just like with david, king
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  • Just like with david, king saul said, "send me david
  • 00:16:25.074 --> 00:16:27.109
  • Saul said, "send me david to the palace."
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  • To the palace." the pharaoh said, "send
  • 00:16:28.510 --> 00:16:30.045
  • The pharaoh said, "send me that prisoner, send me
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  • Me that prisoner, send me that slave named joseph."
  • 00:16:31.947 --> 00:16:34.083
  • That slave named joseph." both times the promotion
  • 00:16:34.149 --> 00:16:35.951
  • Both times the promotion came looking for them.
  • 00:16:36.018 --> 00:16:37.753
  • Came looking for them. you don't have to look for
  • 00:16:37.820 --> 00:16:38.754
  • You don't have to look for the blessing, the blessing
  • 00:16:38.821 --> 00:16:40.322
  • The blessing, the blessing is going to come looking
  • 00:16:40.389 --> 00:16:41.356
  • Is going to come looking for you.
  • 00:16:41.423 --> 00:16:42.724
  • For you. joseph was brought to the
  • 00:16:42.791 --> 00:16:43.959
  • Joseph was brought to the palace hastily.
  • 00:16:44.026 --> 00:16:45.894
  • Palace hastily. he wasn't expecting it.
  • 00:16:45.961 --> 00:16:47.696
  • He wasn't expecting it. it was an ordinary day,
  • 00:16:47.763 --> 00:16:49.431
  • It was an ordinary day, nothing special and suddenly
  • 00:16:49.498 --> 00:16:51.800
  • Nothing special and suddenly he was in the palace.
  • 00:16:51.867 --> 00:16:53.268
  • He was in the palace. he didn't see it coming.
  • 00:16:53.335 --> 00:16:54.403
  • He didn't see it coming. there wasn't any sign of it.
  • 00:16:54.470 --> 00:16:56.405
  • There wasn't any sign of it. he woke up a slave in prison,
  • 00:16:56.472 --> 00:16:58.841
  • He woke up a slave in prison, he went to bed that night
  • 00:16:58.907 --> 00:17:00.309
  • He went to bed that night the prime minister.
  • 00:17:00.375 --> 00:17:02.311
  • The prime minister. god has some of these
  • 00:17:02.377 --> 00:17:03.645
  • God has some of these 'suddenlies' in your future.
  • 00:17:03.712 --> 00:17:05.881
  • 'suddenlies' in your future. you don't see anything
  • 00:17:05.948 --> 00:17:06.882
  • You don't see anything improving, everything looks
  • 00:17:06.949 --> 00:17:08.617
  • Improving, everything looks the same and you come in to
  • 00:17:08.684 --> 00:17:10.552
  • The same and you come in to a set time. it's going to
  • 00:17:10.619 --> 00:17:12.321
  • A set time. it's going to happen hastily, in a hurry,
  • 00:17:12.387 --> 00:17:15.124
  • Happen hastily, in a hurry, quickly things turn around,
  • 00:17:15.190 --> 00:17:17.059
  • Quickly things turn around, quickly the door opens,
  • 00:17:17.126 --> 00:17:18.360
  • Quickly the door opens, quickly your health
  • 00:17:18.427 --> 00:17:19.528
  • Quickly your health improves.
  • 00:17:19.595 --> 00:17:20.696
  • Improves. it may be difficult now,
  • 00:17:20.762 --> 00:17:22.498
  • It may be difficult now, but you don't know any
  • 00:17:22.564 --> 00:17:23.799
  • But you don't know any moment you could get that
  • 00:17:23.866 --> 00:17:25.234
  • Moment you could get that call like joseph did.
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  • Call like joseph did. send me julie, send me
  • 00:17:27.236 --> 00:17:29.138
  • Send me julie, send me william, send me maria.
  • 00:17:29.204 --> 00:17:31.440
  • William, send me maria. that's how you stay in faith.
  • 00:17:31.507 --> 00:17:33.408
  • That's how you stay in faith. you have to keep this hope in
  • 00:17:33.475 --> 00:17:35.010
  • You have to keep this hope in your heart, knowing that god
  • 00:17:35.077 --> 00:17:36.612
  • Your heart, knowing that god has already lined up these
  • 00:17:36.678 --> 00:17:38.347
  • Has already lined up these set times for you.
  • 00:17:38.413 --> 00:17:40.349
  • Set times for you. if you only look at your
  • 00:17:40.415 --> 00:17:41.650
  • If you only look at your situation in the natural,
  • 00:17:41.717 --> 00:17:43.452
  • Situation in the natural, you'll get discouraged.
  • 00:17:43.519 --> 00:17:44.987
  • You'll get discouraged. because god puts dreams in
  • 00:17:45.053 --> 00:17:46.588
  • Because god puts dreams in our hearts that we can't
  • 00:17:46.655 --> 00:17:47.923
  • Our hearts that we can't accomplish on our own.
  • 00:17:47.990 --> 00:17:49.691
  • Accomplish on our own. we don't have the resources,
  • 00:17:49.758 --> 00:17:51.326
  • We don't have the resources, the connections,
  • 00:17:51.393 --> 00:17:52.027
  • The connections, the experience.
  • 00:17:52.094 --> 00:17:53.495
  • The experience. this is so we'll have to
  • 00:17:53.562 --> 00:17:55.130
  • This is so we'll have to depend on him.
  • 00:17:55.197 --> 00:17:56.899
  • Depend on him. we face challenges that we
  • 00:17:56.965 --> 00:17:58.233
  • We face challenges that we can't overcome by our self.
  • 00:17:58.300 --> 00:18:00.602
  • Can't overcome by our self. a sickness, an addiction,
  • 00:18:00.669 --> 00:18:03.005
  • A sickness, an addiction, people that are more
  • 00:18:03.071 --> 00:18:03.805
  • People that are more powerful. it looks like
  • 00:18:03.872 --> 00:18:05.641
  • Powerful. it looks like we're stuck but deep down
  • 00:18:05.707 --> 00:18:07.809
  • We're stuck but deep down you have to know the forces
  • 00:18:07.876 --> 00:18:09.511
  • You have to know the forces that are for you are
  • 00:18:09.578 --> 00:18:10.512
  • That are for you are greater than the forces
  • 00:18:10.579 --> 00:18:12.080
  • Greater than the forces that are against you.
  • 00:18:12.147 --> 00:18:13.749
  • That are against you. you may feel outnumbered,
  • 00:18:13.815 --> 00:18:15.517
  • You may feel outnumbered, at a disadvantage.
  • 00:18:15.584 --> 00:18:17.119
  • At a disadvantage. the sickness seems bigger,
  • 00:18:17.186 --> 00:18:18.987
  • The sickness seems bigger, the addiction stronger.
  • 00:18:19.054 --> 00:18:20.656
  • The addiction stronger. keep reminding yourself,
  • 00:18:20.722 --> 00:18:22.357
  • Keep reminding yourself, your time is coming.
  • 00:18:22.424 --> 00:18:24.259
  • Your time is coming. one touch of god's favor,
  • 00:18:24.326 --> 00:18:26.161
  • One touch of god's favor, one set time and things
  • 00:18:26.228 --> 00:18:28.030
  • One set time and things will suddenly change.
  • 00:18:28.096 --> 00:18:29.898
  • Will suddenly change. nothing can stand against
  • 00:18:29.965 --> 00:18:31.600
  • Nothing can stand against our god.
  • 00:18:31.667 --> 00:18:32.434
  • Our god. no sickness is too great,
  • 00:18:32.501 --> 00:18:34.336
  • No sickness is too great, no addiction too strong,
  • 00:18:34.403 --> 00:18:36.004
  • No addiction too strong, no enemy too powerful.
  • 00:18:36.071 --> 00:18:38.574
  • I talked to a gentleman that
  • 00:18:38.674 --> 00:18:39.908
  • I talked to a gentleman that was diagnosed with terminal
  • 00:18:39.975 --> 00:18:41.476
  • Was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. the doctors
  • 00:18:41.543 --> 00:18:43.512
  • Brain cancer. the doctors only gave him eighteen
  • 00:18:43.579 --> 00:18:44.880
  • Only gave him eighteen months to live. he heard
  • 00:18:44.947 --> 00:18:46.682
  • Months to live. he heard me tell how my mother
  • 00:18:46.748 --> 00:18:48.250
  • Me tell how my mother quoted healing scriptures
  • 00:18:48.317 --> 00:18:50.085
  • Quoted healing scriptures when she was sick with
  • 00:18:50.152 --> 00:18:50.919
  • When she was sick with cancer and how she had
  • 00:18:50.986 --> 00:18:52.187
  • Cancer and how she had defied the odds. instead of
  • 00:18:52.254 --> 00:18:54.323
  • Defied the odds. instead of accepting it and thinking
  • 00:18:54.389 --> 00:18:55.757
  • Accepting it and thinking his life was over, he
  • 00:18:55.824 --> 00:18:57.359
  • His life was over, he started quoting these
  • 00:18:57.426 --> 00:18:58.427
  • Started quoting these scriptures and thanking god
  • 00:18:58.493 --> 00:19:00.128
  • Scriptures and thanking god that he was restoring health
  • 00:19:00.195 --> 00:19:01.630
  • That he was restoring health back unto him.
  • 00:19:01.697 --> 00:19:03.198
  • Back unto him. the psalmist said, "when
  • 00:19:03.265 --> 00:19:04.833
  • The psalmist said, "when darkness overtakes the
  • 00:19:04.900 --> 00:19:06.168
  • Darkness overtakes the righteous light will come
  • 00:19:06.235 --> 00:19:08.237
  • Righteous light will come bursting in."
  • 00:19:08.303 --> 00:19:10.072
  • Bursting in." when you're in a tough time,
  • 00:19:10.138 --> 00:19:11.273
  • When you're in a tough time, it seems like there's no way
  • 00:19:11.340 --> 00:19:12.908
  • Out, the odds are against
  • 00:19:13.008 --> 00:19:14.610
  • Out, the odds are against you.
  • 00:19:14.676 --> 00:19:15.244
  • You. it's easy to live worried,
  • 00:19:15.310 --> 00:19:16.912
  • It's easy to live worried, fall apart, but you have to
  • 00:19:16.979 --> 00:19:18.680
  • Fall apart, but you have to remind yourself that god
  • 00:19:18.747 --> 00:19:20.415
  • Remind yourself that god has already set the time for
  • 00:19:20.482 --> 00:19:22.551
  • Has already set the time for light to come bursting in.
  • 00:19:22.618 --> 00:19:25.153
  • Light to come bursting in. he's already set the time
  • 00:19:25.220 --> 00:19:26.588
  • He's already set the time for healing, set the time
  • 00:19:26.655 --> 00:19:28.323
  • For healing, set the time for breakthroughs.
  • 00:19:28.390 --> 00:19:29.925
  • For breakthroughs. bursting means it's going
  • 00:19:29.992 --> 00:19:31.493
  • Bursting means it's going to happen suddenly.
  • 00:19:31.560 --> 00:19:33.095
  • To happen suddenly. you didn't see it coming.
  • 00:19:33.161 --> 00:19:34.596
  • You didn't see it coming. you can't explain it, it's
  • 00:19:34.663 --> 00:19:36.198
  • Out of the ordinary.
  • 00:19:36.298 --> 00:19:38.166
  • Out of the ordinary. when i spoke with this young
  • 00:19:38.233 --> 00:19:39.368
  • When i spoke with this young man, he said that yesterday
  • 00:19:39.434 --> 00:19:41.536
  • Man, he said that yesterday was the end of the eighteen
  • 00:19:41.603 --> 00:19:43.538
  • Was the end of the eighteen months.
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  • Months. that's how much time he was
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  • That's how much time he was given to live.
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  • Given to live. he went back to the hospital
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  • He went back to the hospital for a checkup. the doctors
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  • For a checkup. the doctors said, "we can't explain
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  • Said, "we can't explain this, we don't know how it
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  • Happened, but we can't find
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  • Happened, but we can't find any cancer in your brain.
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  • Any cancer in your brain. you are perfectly well."
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  • You are perfectly well." when you come in to your set
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  • When you come in to your set time, god will make things
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  • Time, god will make things happen that you couldn't
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  • Happen that you couldn't make happen. he can do
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  • Make happen. he can do what medicine cannot do.
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  • What medicine cannot do. he's not limited by what
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  • He's not limited by what limits us. we're natural;
  • 00:20:09.264 --> 00:20:11.400
  • Limits us. we're natural; he's supernatural.
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  • He's supernatural. you may be in darkness,
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  • You may be in darkness, instead of complaining about
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  • Instead of complaining about the darkness, being depressed
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  • The darkness, being depressed by the darkness, try a
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  • By the darkness, try a different approach,
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  • Different approach, "father thank you that your
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  • "father thank you that your light is about to come
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  • Light is about to come bursting in, thank you that
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  • Bursting in, thank you that my set time for favor, set
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  • My set time for favor, set time for healing, set time
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  • Time for healing, set time for deliverance is on the
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  • For deliverance is on the way."
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  • Way." don't cast away your
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  • Don't cast away your confidence.
  • 00:20:33.588 --> 00:20:34.323
  • Confidence. god is bigger than what
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  • God is bigger than what you're facing.
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  • You're facing. you may not see how it can
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  • You may not see how it can work out.
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  • Work out. logically there's no way,
  • 00:20:39.428 --> 00:20:41.129
  • Logically there's no way, the good news is you don't
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  • The good news is you don't have to figure it out, all
  • 00:20:42.698 --> 00:20:44.199
  • Have to figure it out, all you have to do is believe.
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  • You have to do is believe. when you believe all things
  • 00:20:46.401 --> 00:20:48.203
  • When you believe all things are possible. when you go
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  • Are possible. when you go through the day saying,
  • 00:20:50.005 --> 00:20:50.772
  • Through the day saying, "father i don't see a way,
  • 00:20:50.839 --> 00:20:53.041
  • "father i don't see a way, but i know you have a way.
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  • But i know you have a way. it doesn't look possible
  • 00:20:54.776 --> 00:20:55.877
  • It doesn't look possible to me, but i know you can
  • 00:20:55.944 --> 00:20:57.512
  • To me, but i know you can do the impossible."
  • 00:20:57.579 --> 00:20:59.247
  • Do the impossible." like this man, you'll see
  • 00:20:59.314 --> 00:21:00.849
  • Like this man, you'll see these times where god will
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  • These times where god will show out in your life.
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  • Show out in your life. it may not have happened yet,
  • 00:21:04.619 --> 00:21:06.121
  • It may not have happened yet, but i believe you are closer
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  • But i believe you are closer than you think.
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  • Than you think. you are close to your
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  • You are close to your breakthrough, you are close
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  • Breakthrough, you are close to things turning around, you
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  • To things turning around, you are close to that child
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  • Are close to that child getting back on course.
  • 00:21:15.831 --> 00:21:17.332
  • Getting back on course. you would be hearing this if
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  • You would be hearing this if you weren't about to see one
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  • You weren't about to see one of your set times.
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  • In 1 samuel chapter 1, there
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  • In 1 samuel chapter 1, there was a young lady named
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  • Was a young lady named hannah.
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  • Hannah. she was barren and not able
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  • She was barren and not able to have children.
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  • To have children. her husband was married to
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  • Her husband was married to another woman as well, named
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  • Another woman as well, named peninnah, she had baby after
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  • Peninnah, she had baby after baby.
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  • Baby. it didn't seem fair.
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  • It didn't seem fair. hannah kept praying and
  • 00:21:37.953 --> 00:21:39.087
  • Hannah kept praying and believing, but the scripture
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  • Believing, but the scripture says, "the lord had shut
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  • Says, "the lord had shut her womb."
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  • Her womb." the good news is the same
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  • The good news is the same god that shuts wombs can
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  • God that shuts wombs can open wombs. just as god
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  • Open wombs. just as god shuts doors, he can open
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  • Doors. year after year
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  • Doors. year after year went by with no sign of
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  • Went by with no sign of a baby. hannah was very
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  • A baby. hannah was very discouraged. she went to
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  • Discouraged. she went to the temple, fell on her
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  • The temple, fell on her knees and asked god to
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  • Knees and asked god to give her a child.
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  • Give her a child. the prophet eli saw how
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  • The prophet eli saw how distraught she was and
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  • Distraught she was and asked what was wrong.
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  • Asked what was wrong. she explained how she
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  • She explained how she couldn't have children and
  • 00:22:08.617 --> 00:22:09.918
  • Couldn't have children and she was asking god to open
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  • She was asking god to open her womb.
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  • Her womb. eli said, "cheer up, the
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  • Eli said, "cheer up, the god of israel has granted
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  • God of israel has granted your request. you're going
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  • Your request. you're going to have a baby."
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  • To have a baby." eli said in effect, "you're
  • 00:22:19.795 --> 00:22:21.363
  • Eli said in effect, "you're about to come in to one of
  • 00:22:21.430 --> 00:22:22.898
  • About to come in to one of your set times. you're
  • 00:22:22.964 --> 00:22:24.433
  • Your set times. you're about to see god do
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  • About to see god do something that you've
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  • Something that you've never seen."
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  • Never seen." here's the key, hannah
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  • Here's the key, hannah believed what he said.
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  • She went back home aah
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  • She went back home aah different person.said.
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  • Different person.said. she had a smile on her face,
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  • She had a smile on her face, a spring in her step.
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  • A spring in her step. she didn't have the baby yet,
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  • She didn't have the baby yet, all she had was the promise
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  • All she had was the promise that her time was coming.
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  • That her time was coming. a year later she went back to
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  • A year later she went back to the temple, with her baby boy
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  • That she named samuel.
  • 00:22:47.689 --> 00:22:49.958
  • That she named samuel. sometimes like with hannah
  • 00:22:50.025 --> 00:22:51.760
  • Sometimes like with hannah and the other wife, it seems
  • 00:22:51.827 --> 00:22:53.395
  • And the other wife, it seems like everybody is being
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  • Like everybody is being blessed except you.
  • 00:22:55.063 --> 00:22:56.765
  • Blessed except you. everybody is getting married
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  • Everybody is getting married except you.
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  • Except you. everybody is seeing promotion
  • 00:22:58.867 --> 00:23:00.469
  • Everybody is seeing promotion except you.
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  • Except you. it's like the favor has been
  • 00:23:01.670 --> 00:23:03.038
  • It's like the favor has been shut off.
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  • Shut off. but don't be discouraged by
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  • But don't be discouraged by what hasn't happened yet.
  • 00:23:06.107 --> 00:23:08.076
  • What hasn't happened yet. your time is coming.
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  • Your time is coming. your baby is coming, your
  • 00:23:10.045 --> 00:23:11.646
  • Your baby is coming, your healing is coming, your joy
  • 00:23:11.713 --> 00:23:13.615
  • Healing is coming, your joy is coming.
  • 00:23:13.682 --> 00:23:14.516
  • Is coming. god is about to open your
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  • God is about to open your womb.
  • 00:23:16.685 --> 00:23:17.552
  • Womb. you're about to see things
  • 00:23:17.619 --> 00:23:18.987
  • You're about to see things that you've been believing
  • 00:23:19.054 --> 00:23:20.155
  • That you've been believing for a long time.
  • 00:23:20.222 --> 00:23:21.957
  • For a long time. promises you thought would
  • 00:23:22.023 --> 00:23:23.325
  • Promises you thought would never happen, dreams that
  • 00:23:23.391 --> 00:23:25.160
  • Never happen, dreams that you've let go of.
  • 00:23:25.227 --> 00:23:26.361
  • You've let go of. you are close to your set
  • 00:23:26.428 --> 00:23:28.363
  • You are close to your set time of favor.
  • 00:23:28.430 --> 00:23:30.365
  • Time of favor. now i've done what eli did,
  • 00:23:30.432 --> 00:23:32.267
  • Now i've done what eli did, i've announced what god said.
  • 00:23:32.334 --> 00:23:34.169
  • I've announced what god said. you have to do like hannah
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  • You have to do like hannah and say, "yes god this is
  • 00:23:35.937 --> 00:23:37.739
  • And say, "yes god this is for me."
  • 00:23:37.806 --> 00:23:38.840
  • For me." let this seed take root in
  • 00:23:38.907 --> 00:23:40.709
  • Let this seed take root in your spirit.
  • 00:23:40.775 --> 00:23:41.877
  • Your spirit. don't let it just be another
  • 00:23:41.943 --> 00:23:43.178
  • Don't let it just be another encouraging message, let it
  • 00:23:43.245 --> 00:23:44.880
  • Encouraging message, let it ignite your faith.
  • 00:23:44.946 --> 00:23:46.248
  • Ignite your faith. let it come alive on the
  • 00:23:46.314 --> 00:23:47.816
  • Let it come alive on the inside.
  • 00:23:47.883 --> 00:23:48.884
  • Inside. you are on the verge of
  • 00:23:48.950 --> 00:23:50.418
  • You are on the verge of seeing god do something
  • 00:23:50.485 --> 00:23:51.786
  • Seeing god do something amazing.
  • 00:23:51.853 --> 00:23:52.954
  • Amazing. it's not far off, it's not
  • 00:23:53.021 --> 00:23:54.789
  • It's not far off, it's not way off in the distance.
  • 00:23:54.856 --> 00:23:56.258
  • Way off in the distance. you are close to your
  • 00:23:56.324 --> 00:23:57.526
  • You are close to your breakthrough.
  • 00:23:57.592 --> 00:23:58.560
  • Breakthrough. you are in the final stretch.
  • 00:23:58.627 --> 00:24:00.762
  • You are in the final stretch. now don't cast away your
  • 00:24:00.829 --> 00:24:02.163
  • Now don't cast away your confidence.
  • 00:24:02.230 --> 00:24:03.365
  • Confidence. this is not the time to get
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  • This is not the time to get discouraged, this is not the
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  • Discouraged, this is not the time to talk defeat.
  • 00:24:06.301 --> 00:24:07.769
  • Time to talk defeat. this is the time to stir up
  • 00:24:07.836 --> 00:24:09.404
  • This is the time to stir up your faith, turn up your
  • 00:24:09.471 --> 00:24:10.872
  • Your faith, turn up your praise, talk like it's in
  • 00:24:10.939 --> 00:24:12.607
  • Praise, talk like it's in route. all through the
  • 00:24:12.674 --> 00:24:13.875
  • Route. all through the day, "father thank you
  • 00:24:13.942 --> 00:24:15.477
  • Day, "father thank you that my time is coming.
  • 00:24:15.544 --> 00:24:17.445
  • That my time is coming. thank you that you're the way
  • 00:24:17.512 --> 00:24:18.513
  • Thank you that you're the way maker, the promise keeper,
  • 00:24:18.580 --> 00:24:20.248
  • Maker, the promise keeper, the miracle worker."
  • 00:24:20.315 --> 00:24:22.083
  • The miracle worker." if you'll do this, god said,
  • 00:24:22.150 --> 00:24:24.152
  • If you'll do this, god said, you will be richly rewarded.
  • 00:24:24.219 --> 00:24:26.888
  • I believe and declare, light
  • 00:24:26.988 --> 00:24:29.190
  • I believe and declare, light is about to come bursting in.
  • 00:24:29.257 --> 00:24:31.459
  • Is about to come bursting in. god is about to surprise you,
  • 00:24:31.526 --> 00:24:33.595
  • God is about to surprise you, he's going to do something
  • 00:24:33.662 --> 00:24:34.696
  • He's going to do something that you've never seen,
  • 00:24:34.763 --> 00:24:36.164
  • That you've never seen, something that will thrust
  • 00:24:36.231 --> 00:24:37.365
  • Something that will thrust you to a new level.
  • 00:24:37.432 --> 00:24:38.867
  • You to a new level. negative situations are about
  • 00:24:38.934 --> 00:24:40.835
  • Negative situations are about to suddenly turn around.
  • 00:24:40.902 --> 00:24:42.637
  • Like with joseph and david,
  • 00:24:42.737 --> 00:24:44.339
  • Like with joseph and david, promotion is going to come
  • 00:24:44.406 --> 00:24:45.874
  • Promotion is going to come looking for you, the right
  • 00:24:45.941 --> 00:24:47.576
  • Looking for you, the right people, healing,
  • 00:24:47.642 --> 00:24:48.810
  • People, healing, breakthroughs, vindication,
  • 00:24:48.877 --> 00:24:50.779
  • Breakthroughs, vindication, the fullness of your destiny,
  • 00:24:50.845 --> 00:24:53.081
  • In jesus' name. your destiny,
  • 00:24:53.181 --> 00:24:55.317
  • In jesus' name. your destiny, well, i'd like to give you an
  • 00:24:55.383 --> 00:24:56.284
  • Well, i'd like to give you an opportunity to make jesus the
  • 00:24:56.351 --> 00:24:58.320
  • Opportunity to make jesus the lord of your life.
  • 00:24:58.386 --> 00:24:59.754
  • Lord of your life. would you pray with me?
  • 00:24:59.821 --> 00:25:01.256
  • Would you pray with me? just say, "lord jesus,
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  • I repent of my sins.
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  • I repent of my sins. come into my heart.
  • 00:25:06.027 --> 00:25:07.395
  • Come into my heart. i make you my lord and
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  • I make you my lord and savior."
  • 00:25:09.064 --> 00:25:10.365
  • If you prayed that simple
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  • If you prayed that simple prayer, we believe you got
  • 00:25:11.600 --> 00:25:13.468
  • Prayer, we believe you got born again.
  • 00:25:13.535 --> 00:25:14.869
  • Born again. we'd love to give you some
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  • We'd love to give you some free literature to help you
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  • Free literature to help you on your walk with the lord.
  • 00:25:17.539 --> 00:25:18.873
  • On your walk with the lord. just text the number on your
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  • Just text the number on your screen.
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  • Screen. get into a good bible-based
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  • Get into a good bible-based church and keep god first
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  • Church and keep god first place.
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  • Victoria and i will be
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  • Victoria and i will be right back to speak a
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  • Right back to speak a blessing over you.
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  • .
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  • . > anncr: as a thank you for
  • 00:25:29.584 --> 00:25:30.385
  • > anncr: as a thank you for your support of our ministry,
  • 00:25:30.452 --> 00:25:32.020
  • Your support of our ministry, joel and victoria would like
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  • Joel and victoria would like to send you a copy of joel's
  • 00:25:33.254 --> 00:25:34.689
  • To send you a copy of joel's new book, "your greater is
  • 00:25:34.756 --> 00:25:36.858
  • New book, "your greater is coming".
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  • Coming". > joel: fire, certainly not
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  • > joel: fire, certainly not the experience anyone wants
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  • The experience anyone wants yet god can actually use
  • 00:25:41.162 --> 00:25:43.164
  • Yet god can actually use fire to expand, grow, and
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  • Fire to expand, grow, and enlarge our lives. taking
  • 00:25:45.700 --> 00:25:47.435
  • Enlarge our lives. taking us to heights that we've
  • 00:25:47.502 --> 00:25:48.470
  • Us to heights that we've never dreamed.
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  • Never dreamed. these magnificent sequoia
  • 00:25:50.071 --> 00:25:51.506
  • These magnificent sequoia trees, the largest in the
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  • Trees, the largest in the world are actually given
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  • World are actually given life by fire. these cones
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  • Life by fire. these cones remain in the tree,
  • 00:25:57.278 --> 00:25:58.279
  • Remain in the tree, sometimes for years.
  • 00:25:58.346 --> 00:25:59.814
  • Sometimes for years. then fire comes. the heat
  • 00:25:59.881 --> 00:26:01.850
  • Then fire comes. the heat opens the cones and out
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  • Opens the cones and out pours these tiny little
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  • Pours these tiny little seeds.
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  • In my new book, i'll unlock some of these
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  • Mysteries. how god can turn the fires in your
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  • Turn the fires in your life into new magnificent
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  • Life into new magnificent growth. i'll share how your
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  • Growth. i'll share how your greater, better life is not
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  • Greater, better life is not a distant possibility but
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  • A distant possibility but a certain reality as
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  • A certain reality as undeniable as these
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  • Undeniable as these glorious trees.
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  • Glorious trees. my new book, "your greater
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  • How to overcome when life deals you a setback,
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  • Deals you a setback, a heartache, a fire.
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  • A heartache, a fire. even now, god is setting
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  • Even now, god is setting you up for something
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  • You up for something magnificent. your future
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  • Magnificent. your future is bigger and brighter than
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  • Is bigger and brighter than you can imagine. god is
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  • You can imagine. god is promising you your greater
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  • Promising you your greater is coming.
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  • Is coming. > anncr: request your copy
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  • > anncr: request your copy of "your greater is coming"
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  • Or call 800-565-0772. >victoria: joel and i pray
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  • >victoria: joel and i pray for you every single day.
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  • For you every single day. and we are believing the
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  • And we are believing the best for you and your
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  • Best for you and your family.
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  • Family. > joel: thanks so much for
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  • > joel: thanks so much for your prayer and support of
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  • Your prayer and support of the ministry. we love you.
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  • The ministry. we love you. believing 2022 will be a
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  • Believing 2022 will be a bountiful year. till we
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  • Bountiful year. till we meet again, may the lord
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  • Meet again, may the lord bless you and keep you.
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  • Bless you and keep you. may the lord show you
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  • May the lord show you favor and have mercy on
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  • Favor and have mercy on you. and may the lord
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  • You. and may the lord watch over you and give
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  • Watch over you and give you his peace.
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  • > joel: hi! i'm with my
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  • > joel: hi! i'm with my daughter, alexandra, and
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  • Daughter, alexandra, and lakewood music has a new album
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  • Lakewood music has a new album out.
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  • Out. > alexandra: yes, it's called
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  • > alexandra: yes, it's called shout! we are so proud of this
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  • Shout! we are so proud of this new project. it's our most
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  • New project. it's our most diverse collection of songs yet.
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  • Diverse collection of songs yet. we hope it's going to inspire
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  • We hope it's going to inspire you and encourage you.
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  • You and encourage you. > joel: it's fantastic. it's the
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  • > joel: it's fantastic. it's the songs we sing here at lakewood.
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  • Songs we sing here at lakewood. i hope you'll download your
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  • I hope you'll download your copy today!
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