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September 14, 2020
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,
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  • - JOEL OSTEEN: WELL,GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOUR
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  • IT'S A JOY TO COME INTO YOURHOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER IN
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  • HOMES, AND IF YOU'RE EVER INOUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BY
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  • OUR AREA, PLEASE STOP BYAND BE A PART OF ONE
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  • AND BE A PART OF ONEOF OUR SERVICES.
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  • OF OUR SERVICES.I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOU
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  • I PROMISE YOU, WE'LL MAKE YOUFEEL RIGHT AT HOME.
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  • FEEL RIGHT AT HOME.I'D LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I'D LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARD
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY, AND I HEARDABOUT THIS MAN THAT WAS OUT
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  • ABOUT THIS MAN THAT WAS OUTWALKING ON THE BEACH.
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  • WALKING ON THE BEACH.GOD SAID, "SON, YOU'VE BEEN
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  • GOD SAID, "SON, YOU'VE BEENSO FAITHFUL.
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  • SO FAITHFUL.I'M GOING TO GRANT YOU ONE
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  • I'M GOING TO GRANT YOU ONESPECIAL WISH."
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  • SPECIAL WISH."THE MAN WAS SO EXCITED.
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  • THE MAN WAS SO EXCITED.HE SAID, "GOD, I'VE ALWAYS
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  • HE SAID, "GOD, I'VE ALWAYSWANTED TO GO TO HAWAII, BUT
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  • WANTED TO GO TO HAWAII, BUTI'M AFRAID TO FLY, SO MY WISH
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  • I'M AFRAID TO FLY, SO MY WISHIS THAT YOU WOULD BUILD ME A
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  • IS THAT YOU WOULD BUILD ME ABRIDGE ACROSS THE OCEAN."
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  • BRIDGE ACROSS THE OCEAN."GOD SAID, "SON, THAT'S
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  • GOD SAID, "SON, THAT'SIMPOSSIBLE.
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  • IMPOSSIBLE.THINK OF THE LOGISTICS OF
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  • THINK OF THE LOGISTICS OFTHAT.
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  • THAT.NOW, TAKE A MOMENT, AND WISH
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  • NOW, TAKE A MOMENT, AND WISHAGAIN."
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  • AGAIN."HE SAID, "OKAY, GOD.
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  • HE SAID, "OKAY, GOD.I'VE BEEN MARRIED FOUR TIMES.
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  • I'VE BEEN MARRIED FOUR TIMES.ALL MY EX WIVES SAY I'M SO
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  • ALL MY EX WIVES SAY I'M SOINSENSITIVE, SO MY WISH IS
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  • INSENSITIVE, SO MY WISH ISTHAT I WOULD BE ABLE TO
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  • THAT I WOULD BE ABLE TOUNDERSTAND A WOMAN.
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  • UNDERSTAND A WOMAN.I WANT TO KNOW WHY THEY THINK
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  • I WANT TO KNOW WHY THEY THINKLIKE THEY THINK, WHY THEY
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  • LIKE THEY THINK, WHY THEYFEEL LIKE THEY FEEL."
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  • FEEL LIKE THEY FEEL."THERE WAS A LONG PAUSE.
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  • THERE WAS A LONG PAUSE.GOD SAID, "DO YOU WANT TWO
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  • GOD SAID, "DO YOU WANT TWOLANES OR FOUR LANES ON THAT
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  • LANES OR FOUR LANES ON THATBRIDGE?"
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  • BRIDGE?"ALL THE MEN SAID AMEN.
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  • ALL THE MEN SAID AMEN.SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT.
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU 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 CANDO.
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  • DO.TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT THE
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  • TODAY, I WILL BE TAUGHT THEWORD OF GOD.
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  • WORD OF GOD.I BOLDLY CONFESS.
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  • I BOLDLY CONFESS.MY MIND IS ALERT.
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  • MY MIND IS ALERT.MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.
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  • MY HEART IS RECEPTIVE.I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, IN
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  • I WILL NEVER BE THE SAME, INJESUS'S NAME.
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  • JESUS'S NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAY
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  • I WANT TO TALK TO YOU TODAYABOUT FAVOR IN THE STORM.
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  • ABOUT FAVOR IN THE STORM.WHEN WE THINK OF FAVOR, WE
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  • WHEN WE THINK OF FAVOR, WETHINK OF SOMETHING GOOD
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  • THINK OF SOMETHING GOODHAPPENING.
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  • HAPPENING.WE RECEIVED A PROMOTION.
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  • WE RECEIVED A PROMOTION.WE MET SOMEONE SPECIAL.
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  • WE MET SOMEONE SPECIAL.THE MEDICAL REPORT TURNED
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  • THE MEDICAL REPORT TURNEDAROUND.
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  • AROUND.WE KNOW THAT'S THE FAVOR OF
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  • WE KNOW THAT'S THE FAVOR OFGOD, BUT WHEN WE FACE
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  • GOD, BUT WHEN WE FACEDIFFICULTIES, THINGS AREN'T
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  • DIFFICULTIES, THINGS AREN'TGOING OUR WAY, WE'RE STILL
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  • GOING OUR WAY, WE'RE STILLTAKING THE MEDICAL TREATMENT,
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  • TAKING THE MEDICAL TREATMENT,OUR FINANCES HAVEN'T TURNED
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  • OUR FINANCES HAVEN'T TURNEDAROUND, THE PROMOTION DIDN'T
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  • AROUND, THE PROMOTION DIDN'TGO THROUGH, DOESN'T SEEM LIKE
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  • GO THROUGH, DOESN'T SEEM LIKEWE HAVE FAVOR.
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  • WE HAVE FAVOR.WE HAVE ALL THESE OBSTACLES,
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  • WE HAVE ALL THESE OBSTACLES,BUT HAVING FAVOR DOESN'T MEAN
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  • BUT HAVING FAVOR DOESN'T MEANYOU WON'T HAVE CHALLENGES.
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  • YOU WON'T HAVE CHALLENGES.FAVOR IS WHAT'S KEEPING THOSE
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  • FAVOR IS WHAT'S KEEPING THOSECHALLENGES FROM DEFEATING
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  • CHALLENGES FROM DEFEATINGYOU, AND WHEN YOU'RE IN A
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  • YOU, AND WHEN YOU'RE IN ADIFFICULT TIME, YOU MAY NOT
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  • DIFFICULT TIME, YOU MAY NOTSEE IT, BUT FAVOR IS WHAT'S
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  • SEE IT, BUT FAVOR IS WHAT'SPUSHING BACK FORCES OF
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  • PUSHING BACK FORCES OFDARKNESS.
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  • DARKNESS.FAVOR IS WHAT'S KEEPING THAT
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  • FAVOR IS WHAT'S KEEPING THATSICKNESS FROM TAKING YOUR
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  • SICKNESS FROM TAKING YOURLIFE.
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  • LIFE.FAVOR IS WHAT PROTECTED YOU
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  • FAVOR IS WHAT PROTECTED YOUIN THAT ACCIDENT.
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  • IN THAT ACCIDENT.IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE FAVOR, YOU
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  • IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE FAVOR, YOUWOULDN'T STILL BE HERE.
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  • WOULDN'T STILL BE HERE.THE ENEMY WOULD'VE TAKEN YOU
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  • THE ENEMY WOULD'VE TAKEN YOUOUT.
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  • OUT.YOU MAY NOT RECOGNIZE IT, BUT
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  • YOU MAY NOT RECOGNIZE IT, BUTYOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM,
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  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM,FAVOR TAKING THE TREATMENT,
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  • FAVOR TAKING THE TREATMENT,FAVOR DEALING WITH AN
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  • FAVOR DEALING WITH ANADDICTION.
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  • ADDICTION.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS GOD'S
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  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS GOD'SFAVOR SURROUNDS YOU.
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  • FAVOR SURROUNDS YOU.IT DOESN'T COME AND GO.
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  • IT DOESN'T COME AND GO.IT'S WITH YOU IN THE GOOD
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  • IT'S WITH YOU IN THE GOODTIMES AND IN THE TOUGH TIMES.
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  • TIMES AND IN THE TOUGH TIMES.WHEN THE ISRAELITES WERE
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  • WHEN THE ISRAELITES WEREHEADED TO THE PROMISED LAND,
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  • HEADED TO THE PROMISED LAND,THEY CAME TO THE RED SEA.
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  • THEY CAME TO THE RED SEA.PHARAOH HAD JUST LET THEM GO,
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  • PHARAOH HAD JUST LET THEM GO,BUT HE CHANGED HIS MIND, AND
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  • BUT HE CHANGED HIS MIND, ANDHE AND HIS ARMY CAME CHASING
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  • HE AND HIS ARMY CAME CHASINGTHEM.
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  • THEM.THE ISRAELITES WERE AT A DEAD
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  • THE ISRAELITES WERE AT A DEADEND.
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  • END.THEY HAD NOWHERE TO GO.
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  • THEY HAD NOWHERE TO GO.MOSES HELD UP HIS STAFF AND
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  • MOSES HELD UP HIS STAFF ANDTHE WATERS PARTED.
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  • THE WATERS PARTED.THOSE 2 MILLION PEOPLE
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  • THOSE 2 MILLION PEOPLEBEGIN TO WALK THROUGH ON DRY
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  • BEGIN TO WALK THROUGH ON DRYGROUND.
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  • GROUND.WE LOOK AT IT TODAY AND, IN
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  • WE LOOK AT IT TODAY AND, INHINDSIGHT, IT'S EASY TO SEE
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  • HINDSIGHT, IT'S EASY TO SEETHEY HAD FAVOR.
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  • THEY HAD FAVOR.THE WATERS PARTED, BUT
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  • THE WATERS PARTED, BUTIMAGINE BEING THERE, HAVING
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  • IMAGINE BEING THERE, HAVINGTO WALK BETWEEN WALLS OF
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  • TO WALK BETWEEN WALLS OFWATER, NOT KNOWING IF, AT ANY
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  • WATER, NOT KNOWING IF, AT ANYMOMENT, THEY WERE GOING TO
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  • MOMENT, THEY WERE GOING TOCOLLAPSE, HOLDING YOUR
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  • COLLAPSE, HOLDING YOURCHILDREN TIGHTLY, THE ENEMY
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  • CHILDREN TIGHTLY, THE ENEMYCHASING YOU, CLOSING IN.
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  • CHASING YOU, CLOSING IN.IT WAS LOUD.
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  • IT WAS LOUD.PEOPLE WERE PANICKING, ALL
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  • PEOPLE WERE PANICKING, ALLKINDS OF COMMOTION.
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  • KINDS OF COMMOTION.I DON'T THINK THEY WALKED
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  • I DON'T THINK THEY WALKEDTHROUGH CALM AND COLLECTED.
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  • THROUGH CALM AND COLLECTED.THEY WERE NERVOUS, AFRAID,
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  • THEY WERE NERVOUS, AFRAID,THINKING OF EVERYTHING THAT
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  • THINKING OF EVERYTHING THATCOULD GO WRONG.
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  • COULD GO WRONG."WHAT HAVE THESE WALLS OF
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  • "WHAT HAVE THESE WALLS OFWATER DON'T HOLD UP, AND WE
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  • WATER DON'T HOLD UP, AND WEALL DROWN?
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  • ALL DROWN?WHAT IF WE WON'T MAKE IT
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  • WHAT IF WE WON'T MAKE ITTHROUGH IN TIME?
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  • THROUGH IN TIME?WHAT IF THE PHARAOH CATCHES
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  • WHAT IF THE PHARAOH CATCHESUS?"
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  • US?"THERE WERE A THOUSAND THINGS
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  • THERE WERE A THOUSAND THINGSTHEY COULD HAVE WORRIED
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  • THEY COULD HAVE WORRIEDABOUT.
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  • ABOUT.IT WASN'T UNTIL THEY GOT TO
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  • IT WASN'T UNTIL THEY GOT TOTHE OTHER SIDE, UNTIL THEY
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  • THE OTHER SIDE, UNTIL THEYWERE BACK ON LAND, THAT THEY
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  • WERE BACK ON LAND, THAT THEYBEGAN TO REJOICE.
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  • BEGAN TO REJOICE.THEN THEY KNEW THEY HAD
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  • THEN THEY KNEW THEY HADFAVOR.
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  • FAVOR.THE TRUTH IS, THEY HAD FAVOR
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  • THE TRUTH IS, THEY HAD FAVORTHE WHOLE TIME.
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  • THE WHOLE TIME.THEY JUST COULDN'T SEE IT.
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  • THEY JUST COULDN'T SEE IT.FAVOR IS WHAT WAS HOLDING
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  • FAVOR IS WHAT WAS HOLDINGBACK THE WALLS OF WATER.
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  • BACK THE WALLS OF WATER.FAVOR IS WHAT KEPT THE ENEMY
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  • FAVOR IS WHAT KEPT THE ENEMYFROM CATCHING THEM.
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  • FROM CATCHING THEM.WHEN WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A
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  • WHEN WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF ADIFFICULTY, SOMETIMES, WE
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  • DIFFICULTY, SOMETIMES, WEDON'T RECOGNIZE THAT WE HAVE
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  • DON'T RECOGNIZE THAT WE HAVEFAVOR.
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  • FAVOR.IT'S EASY TO FOCUS ON ALL THE
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  • IT'S EASY TO FOCUS ON ALL THETHINGS THAT COULD HAPPEN.
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  • THINGS THAT COULD HAPPEN."WHAT IF I DON'T GET WELL?
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  • "WHAT IF I DON'T GET WELL?WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND ANOTHER
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  • WHAT IF I CAN'T FIND ANOTHERJOB?
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  • JOB?WHAT IF MY CHILD DOESN'T GET
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  • WHAT IF MY CHILD DOESN'T GETBACK ON COURSE?"
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  • BACK ON COURSE?"YOU COULD LIVE WORRIED,
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  • YOU COULD LIVE WORRIED,LOSING SLEEP, PANICKED.
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  • LOSING SLEEP, PANICKED.NO, STAY IN PEACE.
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  • NO, STAY IN PEACE.YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.
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  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.GOD IS PUSHING BACK FORCES OF
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  • GOD IS PUSHING BACK FORCES OFDARKNESS FOR YOU.
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  • DARKNESS FOR YOU.HE'S NOT ALLOWING THE
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  • HE'S NOT ALLOWING THESICKNESS, THE ADDICTION, THE
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  • SICKNESS, THE ADDICTION, THETROUBLE AT WORK TO KEEP YOU
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  • TROUBLE AT WORK TO KEEP YOUFROM YOUR PURPOSE.
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  • FROM YOUR PURPOSE.THERE IS A FORCE WORKING FOR
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  • THERE IS A FORCE WORKING FORYOU IN THE MIDDLE OF THE
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  • YOU IN THE MIDDLE OF THESTORM THAT IS GREATER THAN
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  • STORM THAT IS GREATER THANANY FORCE THAT'S TRYING TO
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  • ANY FORCE THAT'S TRYING TOSTOP YOU.
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  • STOP YOU.WHEN YOU LOOK AROUND, YOU MAY
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  • WHEN YOU LOOK AROUND, YOU MAYSEE WALLS OF WATER.
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  • SEE WALLS OF WATER.YOU SEE OPPOSITION, TROUBLE,
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  • YOU SEE OPPOSITION, TROUBLE,SICKNESS.
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  • SICKNESS.IT LOOKS FRIGHTENING, BUT
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  • IT LOOKS FRIGHTENING, BUTKEEP THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.
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  • KEEP THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE.IT CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.
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  • IT CANNOT DEFEAT YOU.LIKE THE ISRAELITES, THE
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  • LIKE THE ISRAELITES, THEFAVOR GOD PUT ON YOUR LIFE IS
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  • FAVOR GOD PUT ON YOUR LIFE ISGOING TO BRING YOU SAFELY
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  • GOING TO BRING YOU SAFELYTHROUGH.
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  • THROUGH.THE ENEMY DOESN'T HAVE THE
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  • THE ENEMY DOESN'T HAVE THEFINAL SAY.
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  • FINAL SAY.GOD DOES, AND WHAT HE HAS
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  • GOD DOES, AND WHAT HE HASPURPOSED FOR YOUR LIFE WILL
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  • PURPOSED FOR YOUR LIFE WILLCOME TO PASS.
  • 00:05:17.707 --> 00:05:19.876
  • COME TO PASS.NO BAD BREAK CAN STOP YOU, NO
  • 00:05:19.876 --> 00:05:21.644
  • NO BAD BREAK CAN STOP YOU, NOSICKNESS, NO ADDICTION, NO
  • 00:05:21.644 --> 00:05:22.412
  • SICKNESS, NO ADDICTION, NOPERSON.
  • 00:05:22.412 --> 00:05:24.781
  • PERSON.GOD IS IN CONTROL.
  • 00:05:24.781 --> 00:05:25.848
  • GOD IS IN CONTROL.INSTEAD OF BEING FRUSTRATED
  • 00:05:25.848 --> 00:05:27.550
  • INSTEAD OF BEING FRUSTRATEDBY THE PROBLEM, WORRIED ABOUT
  • 00:05:27.550 --> 00:05:29.352
  • BY THE PROBLEM, WORRIED ABOUTYOUR HEALTH, UPSET OVER THE
  • 00:05:29.352 --> 00:05:31.454
  • YOUR HEALTH, UPSET OVER THEBAD BREAK, TURN IT AROUND.
  • 00:05:31.454 --> 00:05:32.755
  • BAD BREAK, TURN IT AROUND."FATHER, THANK YOU THAT I
  • 00:05:32.755 --> 00:05:34.690
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THAT IHAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.
  • 00:05:34.690 --> 00:05:35.925
  • HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.THANK YOU THAT FAVOR IS
  • 00:05:35.925 --> 00:05:37.059
  • THANK YOU THAT FAVOR ISKEEPING MY ENEMIES FROM
  • 00:05:37.059 --> 00:05:38.594
  • KEEPING MY ENEMIES FROMDEFEATING ME."
  • 00:05:38.594 --> 00:05:39.996
  • DEFEATING ME."IT'S EASY TO BELIEVE WE HAVE
  • 00:05:39.996 --> 00:05:41.431
  • IT'S EASY TO BELIEVE WE HAVEFAVOR WHEN GOOD THINGS ARE
  • 00:05:41.431 --> 00:05:42.165
  • FAVOR WHEN GOOD THINGS AREHAPPENING.
  • 00:05:42.165 --> 00:05:43.800
  • HAPPENING.WHAT I WANT US TO SEE IS WE
  • 00:05:43.800 --> 00:05:45.668
  • WHAT I WANT US TO SEE IS WEHAVE FAVOR WHEN WE'RE IN
  • 00:05:45.668 --> 00:05:47.503
  • HAVE FAVOR WHEN WE'RE INBETWEEN WALLS OF WATER.
  • 00:05:47.503 --> 00:05:49.205
  • BETWEEN WALLS OF WATER.WE HAVE FAVOR WHEN ENEMIES
  • 00:05:49.205 --> 00:05:50.840
  • WE HAVE FAVOR WHEN ENEMIESARE CHASING US.
  • 00:05:50.840 --> 00:05:52.508
  • ARE CHASING US.SOMETIMES WE'RE SO FOCUSED ON
  • 00:05:52.508 --> 00:05:53.976
  • SOMETIMES WE'RE SO FOCUSED ONTHE THREAT AND WHAT'S COMING
  • 00:05:53.976 --> 00:05:55.178
  • THE THREAT AND WHAT'S COMINGAGAINST US, WE DON'T
  • 00:05:55.178 --> 00:05:56.913
  • AGAINST US, WE DON'TRECOGNIZE THAT, WITHOUT THE
  • 00:05:56.913 --> 00:05:58.614
  • RECOGNIZE THAT, WITHOUT THEGOODNESS OF GOD, WE WOULDN'T
  • 00:05:58.614 --> 00:06:00.149
  • GOODNESS OF GOD, WE WOULDN'TSTILL BE STANDING.
  • 00:06:00.149 --> 00:06:01.784
  • STILL BE STANDING.THE PSALMIST SAID, "GOD HAS
  • 00:06:01.784 --> 00:06:03.219
  • THE PSALMIST SAID, "GOD HASANOINTED YOU.
  • 00:06:03.219 --> 00:06:05.087
  • ANOINTED YOU.HE IS STEADYING YOU, MAKING
  • 00:06:05.087 --> 00:06:07.089
  • HE IS STEADYING YOU, MAKINGYOU STRONG, AND YOUR ENEMIES
  • 00:06:07.089 --> 00:06:08.291
  • YOU STRONG, AND YOUR ENEMIESWILL NOT GET THE BEST OF
  • 00:06:08.291 --> 00:06:09.492
  • WILL NOT GET THE BEST OFYOU."
  • 00:06:09.492 --> 00:06:10.359
  • YOU."IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT
  • 00:06:10.359 --> 00:06:11.961
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THATDIFFICULTY, YOU NEED TO
  • 00:06:11.961 --> 00:06:14.464
  • DIFFICULTY, YOU NEED TOREMIND YOURSELF WHO YOU ARE.
  • 00:06:14.464 --> 00:06:16.432
  • REMIND YOURSELF WHO YOU ARE.YOU ARE ANOINTED.
  • 00:06:16.432 --> 00:06:17.733
  • YOU ARE ANOINTED.YOU'VE BEEN HAND-PICKED BY
  • 00:06:17.733 --> 00:06:18.701
  • YOU'VE BEEN HAND-PICKED BYGOD.
  • 00:06:18.701 --> 00:06:20.436
  • GOD.HE'S CROWNED YOU WITH FAVOR.
  • 00:06:20.436 --> 00:06:22.305
  • HE'S CROWNED YOU WITH FAVOR.HE SAID HE ALWAYS CAUSES YOU
  • 00:06:22.305 --> 00:06:23.139
  • HE SAID HE ALWAYS CAUSES YOUTO TRIUMPH.
  • 00:06:23.139 --> 00:06:25.007
  • TO TRIUMPH.RIGHT NOW, HE'S STEADYING
  • 00:06:25.007 --> 00:06:25.808
  • RIGHT NOW, HE'S STEADYINGYOU.
  • 00:06:25.808 --> 00:06:27.743
  • YOU.HE'S MAKING YOU STRONGER.
  • 00:06:27.743 --> 00:06:28.945
  • HE'S MAKING YOU STRONGER.IF YOU COULD SEE BEHIND THE
  • 00:06:28.945 --> 00:06:30.880
  • IF YOU COULD SEE BEHIND THESCENES, YOU WOULD SEE HIM
  • 00:06:30.880 --> 00:06:32.882
  • SCENES, YOU WOULD SEE HIMPUSHING BACK THE OPPOSITION.
  • 00:06:32.882 --> 00:06:34.517
  • PUSHING BACK THE OPPOSITION.YOU WOULD SEE HIM MAKING YOUR
  • 00:06:34.517 --> 00:06:36.352
  • YOU WOULD SEE HIM MAKING YOURCROOKED PLACES STRAIGHT,
  • 00:06:36.352 --> 00:06:38.454
  • CROOKED PLACES STRAIGHT,LINING UP THE RIGHT PEOPLE.
  • 00:06:38.454 --> 00:06:39.589
  • LINING UP THE RIGHT PEOPLE.INSTEAD OF COMPLAINING ABOUT
  • 00:06:39.589 --> 00:06:41.123
  • INSTEAD OF COMPLAINING ABOUTTHE STORM, YOU NEED TO LET
  • 00:06:41.123 --> 00:06:43.059
  • THE STORM, YOU NEED TO LETTHE ENEMY KNOW, "YOU ARE NOT
  • 00:06:43.059 --> 00:06:44.827
  • THE ENEMY KNOW, "YOU ARE NOTGOING TO GET THE BEST OF ME.
  • 00:06:44.827 --> 00:06:45.728
  • GOING TO GET THE BEST OF ME.YOU ARE MESSING WITH THE
  • 00:06:45.728 --> 00:06:46.796
  • YOU ARE MESSING WITH THEWRONG PERSON.
  • 00:06:46.796 --> 00:06:48.464
  • WRONG PERSON.YOU MAY KNOCK ME DOWN, BUT
  • 00:06:48.464 --> 00:06:49.932
  • YOU MAY KNOCK ME DOWN, BUTYOU CAN'T KNOCK ME OUT.
  • 00:06:49.932 --> 00:06:51.100
  • YOU CAN'T KNOCK ME OUT.WHEN YOU COME AGAINST ME ONE
  • 00:06:51.100 --> 00:06:53.102
  • WHEN YOU COME AGAINST ME ONEWAY, GOD SAID HE WILL DEFEAT
  • 00:06:53.102 --> 00:06:54.871
  • WAY, GOD SAID HE WILL DEFEATYOU AND CAUSE YOU TO FLEE
  • 00:06:54.871 --> 00:06:56.205
  • YOU AND CAUSE YOU TO FLEESEVEN WAYS."
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  • SEVEN WAYS."YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE
  • 00:06:57.106 --> 00:06:58.741
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVEWORRIED, FOCUSED ON THE
  • 00:06:58.741 --> 00:07:00.443
  • WORRIED, FOCUSED ON THEPROBLEMS, WONDERING WHY IT
  • 00:07:00.443 --> 00:07:01.143
  • PROBLEMS, WONDERING WHY ITHAPPENED.
  • 00:07:01.143 --> 00:07:02.378
  • HAPPENED.YOU KNOW A SECRET.
  • 00:07:02.378 --> 00:07:04.247
  • YOU KNOW A SECRET.YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.
  • 00:07:04.247 --> 00:07:05.848
  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM.YOU KNOW GOD IS FIGHTING YOUR
  • 00:07:05.848 --> 00:07:06.649
  • YOU KNOW GOD IS FIGHTING YOURBATTLES.
  • 00:07:06.649 --> 00:07:07.850
  • BATTLES.YOU KNOW WHAT WAS MEANT FOR
  • 00:07:07.850 --> 00:07:09.318
  • YOU KNOW WHAT WAS MEANT FORHARM, HE'S TURNING TO YOUR
  • 00:07:09.318 --> 00:07:10.920
  • HARM, HE'S TURNING TO YOURADVANTAGE, AND HERE'S THE
  • 00:07:10.920 --> 00:07:11.654
  • ADVANTAGE, AND HERE'S THEKEY.
  • 00:07:11.654 --> 00:07:12.755
  • KEY.THE ENEMY WOULDN'T BE
  • 00:07:12.755 --> 00:07:14.457
  • THE ENEMY WOULDN'T BEFIGHTING YOU IF YOU WEREN'T A
  • 00:07:14.457 --> 00:07:15.391
  • FIGHTING YOU IF YOU WEREN'T ATHREAT.
  • 00:07:15.391 --> 00:07:16.926
  • THREAT.HE WOULDN'T BE TRYING TO STOP
  • 00:07:16.926 --> 00:07:18.528
  • HE WOULDN'T BE TRYING TO STOPYOU IF YOU WEREN'T ON THE
  • 00:07:18.528 --> 00:07:20.763
  • YOU IF YOU WEREN'T ON THEVERGE OF SOMETHING AMAZING.
  • 00:07:20.763 --> 00:07:22.598
  • VERGE OF SOMETHING AMAZING.HE KNOWS YOU'RE ABOUT TO STEP
  • 00:07:22.598 --> 00:07:24.000
  • HE KNOWS YOU'RE ABOUT TO STEPINTO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:07:24.000 --> 00:07:25.301
  • INTO A NEW LEVEL.HE KNOWS YOU'RE ABOUT TO TAKE
  • 00:07:25.301 --> 00:07:27.937
  • HE KNOWS YOU'RE ABOUT TO TAKENEW GROUND FOR YOUR FAMILY.
  • 00:07:27.937 --> 00:07:29.038
  • NEW GROUND FOR YOUR FAMILY.YOU'RE ABOUT TO COME INTO
  • 00:07:29.038 --> 00:07:30.606
  • YOU'RE ABOUT TO COME INTOYOUR PROMISED LAND.
  • 00:07:30.606 --> 00:07:31.774
  • YOUR PROMISED LAND.YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE SOMETHING
  • 00:07:31.774 --> 00:07:33.109
  • YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE SOMETHINGYOU'VE NEVER SEEN.
  • 00:07:33.109 --> 00:07:35.044
  • YOU'VE NEVER SEEN.HE CAN SENSE GOD'S ABOUT TO
  • 00:07:35.044 --> 00:07:37.480
  • HE CAN SENSE GOD'S ABOUT TOEXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS, SO
  • 00:07:37.480 --> 00:07:39.482
  • EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS, SOHE'S WORKING OVERTIME TO TRY
  • 00:07:39.482 --> 00:07:40.883
  • HE'S WORKING OVERTIME TO TRYTO GET YOU WORRIED,
  • 00:07:40.883 --> 00:07:42.919
  • TO GET YOU WORRIED,FRUSTRATED, OVERWHELMED BY
  • 00:07:42.919 --> 00:07:44.720
  • FRUSTRATED, OVERWHELMED BYPROBLEMS, NOT EXPECTING
  • 00:07:44.720 --> 00:07:45.655
  • PROBLEMS, NOT EXPECTINGANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:07:45.655 --> 00:07:46.822
  • ANYTHING GOOD.NO, GET READY.
  • 00:07:46.822 --> 00:07:48.457
  • NO, GET READY.FAVOR IS ABOUT TO TURN THINGS
  • 00:07:48.457 --> 00:07:49.358
  • FAVOR IS ABOUT TO TURN THINGSAROUND.
  • 00:07:49.358 --> 00:07:51.260
  • AROUND.FAVOR IS ABOUT TO CATAPULT
  • 00:07:51.260 --> 00:07:52.995
  • FAVOR IS ABOUT TO CATAPULTYOU TO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:07:52.995 --> 00:07:54.330
  • YOU TO A NEW LEVEL.FAVOR IS GOING TO HELP YOU
  • 00:07:54.330 --> 00:07:56.065
  • FAVOR IS GOING TO HELP YOUBREAK THAT ADDICTION.
  • 00:07:56.065 --> 00:07:57.767
  • BREAK THAT ADDICTION."WELL, JOEL, IF I HAD FAVOR,
  • 00:07:57.767 --> 00:07:59.068
  • "WELL, JOEL, IF I HAD FAVOR,WHY DID I HAVE THESE PROBLEMS
  • 00:07:59.068 --> 00:08:00.469
  • WHY DID I HAVE THESE PROBLEMSIN THE FIRST PLACE?"
  • 00:08:00.469 --> 00:08:02.004
  • IN THE FIRST PLACE?"FAVOR IS NOT GOING TO KEEP
  • 00:08:02.004 --> 00:08:04.273
  • FAVOR IS NOT GOING TO KEEPYOU FROM THE STORM, BUT FAVOR
  • 00:08:04.273 --> 00:08:05.841
  • YOU FROM THE STORM, BUT FAVORWILL BRING YOU OUT OF THE
  • 00:08:05.841 --> 00:08:07.009
  • WILL BRING YOU OUT OF THESTORM.
  • 00:08:07.009 --> 00:08:08.878
  • STORM.GOD WOULDN'T HAVE ALLOWED IT
  • 00:08:08.878 --> 00:08:10.746
  • GOD WOULDN'T HAVE ALLOWED ITIF HE DIDN'T HAVE A PURPOSE.
  • 00:08:10.746 --> 00:08:11.714
  • IF HE DIDN'T HAVE A PURPOSE.WE DON'T UNDERSTAND
  • 00:08:11.714 --> 00:08:13.015
  • WE DON'T UNDERSTANDEVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS.
  • 00:08:13.015 --> 00:08:15.318
  • EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS.SOMETIMES LIFE IS NOT FAIR,
  • 00:08:15.318 --> 00:08:16.886
  • SOMETIMES LIFE IS NOT FAIR,BUT YOU HAVE TO TRUST THAT
  • 00:08:16.886 --> 00:08:18.955
  • BUT YOU HAVE TO TRUST THATGOD KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.
  • 00:08:18.955 --> 00:08:20.456
  • GOD KNOWS WHAT HE'S DOING.AT THE RED SEA, BEFORE IT
  • 00:08:20.456 --> 00:08:22.325
  • AT THE RED SEA, BEFORE ITPARTED, THE ISRAELITES COULD
  • 00:08:22.325 --> 00:08:24.093
  • PARTED, THE ISRAELITES COULDHAVE THOUGHT, "GOD, YOU SAID
  • 00:08:24.093 --> 00:08:25.127
  • HAVE THOUGHT, "GOD, YOU SAIDWE WERE GOING TO THE PROMISED
  • 00:08:25.127 --> 00:08:26.095
  • WE WERE GOING TO THE PROMISEDLAND.
  • 00:08:26.095 --> 00:08:26.996
  • LAND.YOU BROUGHT US OUT OF
  • 00:08:26.996 --> 00:08:28.164
  • YOU BROUGHT US OUT OFSLAVERY.
  • 00:08:28.164 --> 00:08:29.565
  • SLAVERY.WHY DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND?
  • 00:08:29.565 --> 00:08:30.433
  • WHY DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND?WHY ARE YOU GOING TO LET
  • 00:08:30.433 --> 00:08:32.602
  • WHY ARE YOU GOING TO LETPHARAOH AND HIS MEN RECAPTURE
  • 00:08:32.602 --> 00:08:33.436
  • PHARAOH AND HIS MEN RECAPTUREUS?"
  • 00:08:33.436 --> 00:08:34.904
  • US?"IT DIDN'T MAKE SENSE TO THEM,
  • 00:08:34.904 --> 00:08:36.839
  • IT DIDN'T MAKE SENSE TO THEM,BUT GOD'S WAYS ARE NOT OUR
  • 00:08:36.839 --> 00:08:38.074
  • BUT GOD'S WAYS ARE NOT OURWAYS.
  • 00:08:38.074 --> 00:08:39.842
  • WAYS.WHEN THAT WATER PARTED, THE
  • 00:08:39.842 --> 00:08:41.310
  • WHEN THAT WATER PARTED, THEISRAELITES WENT THROUGH ON
  • 00:08:41.310 --> 00:08:42.645
  • ISRAELITES WENT THROUGH ONDRY GROUND.
  • 00:08:42.645 --> 00:08:44.213
  • DRY GROUND.PHARAOH AND HIS ARMY, THE
  • 00:08:44.213 --> 00:08:45.815
  • PHARAOH AND HIS ARMY, THEWATERS CLOSED BACK UP WHEN
  • 00:08:45.815 --> 00:08:47.483
  • WATERS CLOSED BACK UP WHENTHEY CAME CHASING THEM, AND
  • 00:08:47.483 --> 00:08:49.018
  • THEY CAME CHASING THEM, ANDTHEY ALL DROWNED.
  • 00:08:49.018 --> 00:08:50.786
  • THEY ALL DROWNED.SOMETIMES GOD WILL TAKE YOU
  • 00:08:50.786 --> 00:08:52.588
  • SOMETIMES GOD WILL TAKE YOUTHROUGH A DIFFICULTY TO GET
  • 00:08:52.588 --> 00:08:54.857
  • THROUGH A DIFFICULTY TO GETRID OF WHAT'S CHASING YOU.
  • 00:08:54.857 --> 00:08:56.058
  • RID OF WHAT'S CHASING YOU.YOU'LL MAKE IT THROUGH THE
  • 00:08:56.058 --> 00:08:57.793
  • YOU'LL MAKE IT THROUGH THESTORM, BUT WHAT YOU DIDN'T
  • 00:08:57.793 --> 00:08:59.395
  • STORM, BUT WHAT YOU DIDN'TNEED, WHAT WAS GOING TO
  • 00:08:59.395 --> 00:09:01.497
  • NEED, WHAT WAS GOING TOHINDER YOU FOR YEARS TO COME,
  • 00:09:01.497 --> 00:09:02.431
  • HINDER YOU FOR YEARS TO COME,THE ADDICTION, THE
  • 00:09:02.431 --> 00:09:03.633
  • THE ADDICTION, THEDYSFUNCTION, THE TOXIC
  • 00:09:03.633 --> 00:09:05.201
  • DYSFUNCTION, THE TOXICRELATIONSHIP, IT WON'T MAKE
  • 00:09:05.201 --> 00:09:06.435
  • RELATIONSHIP, IT WON'T MAKEIT THROUGH.
  • 00:09:06.435 --> 00:09:07.837
  • IT THROUGH.IF THOSE ENEMIES HAD NOT
  • 00:09:07.837 --> 00:09:09.438
  • IF THOSE ENEMIES HAD NOTDROWNED, THE ISRAELITES
  • 00:09:09.438 --> 00:09:10.473
  • DROWNED, THE ISRAELITESWOULD'VE LIVED WITH THE
  • 00:09:10.473 --> 00:09:12.475
  • WOULD'VE LIVED WITH THECONSTANT THREAT THAT, ANY
  • 00:09:12.475 --> 00:09:13.643
  • CONSTANT THREAT THAT, ANYMOMENT, PHARAOH AND HIS MEN
  • 00:09:13.643 --> 00:09:14.910
  • MOMENT, PHARAOH AND HIS MENCOULD SHOW UP AND TRY TO
  • 00:09:14.910 --> 00:09:17.546
  • COULD SHOW UP AND TRY TORECAPTURE THEM, AND YES, IT
  • 00:09:17.546 --> 00:09:19.215
  • RECAPTURE THEM, AND YES, ITWAS NERVE-WRACKING HAVING TO
  • 00:09:19.215 --> 00:09:21.083
  • WAS NERVE-WRACKING HAVING TOGO THROUGH WALLS OF WATER.
  • 00:09:21.083 --> 00:09:22.618
  • GO THROUGH WALLS OF WATER.I'M SURE THEY DIDN'T LIKE IT,
  • 00:09:22.618 --> 00:09:24.687
  • I'M SURE THEY DIDN'T LIKE IT,BUT GOD HAD A PURPOSE.
  • 00:09:24.687 --> 00:09:25.554
  • BUT GOD HAD A PURPOSE.YOU MAY NOT LIKE THE
  • 00:09:25.554 --> 00:09:26.489
  • YOU MAY NOT LIKE THEDIFFICULTY.
  • 00:09:26.489 --> 00:09:28.190
  • DIFFICULTY.IT MAY NOT SEEM FAIR, BUT
  • 00:09:28.190 --> 00:09:29.258
  • IT MAY NOT SEEM FAIR, BUTYOU'RE GOING TO COME OUT OF
  • 00:09:29.258 --> 00:09:31.861
  • YOU'RE GOING TO COME OUT OFTHAT STORM FREE FROM THINGS
  • 00:09:31.861 --> 00:09:32.862
  • THAT STORM FREE FROM THINGSTHAT WOULD HAVE HELD YOU BACK
  • 00:09:32.862 --> 00:09:34.263
  • THAT WOULD HAVE HELD YOU BACKYOUR WHOLE LIFE.
  • 00:09:34.263 --> 00:09:36.132
  • YOUR WHOLE LIFE.GOD TOLD THE ISRAELITES, "THE
  • 00:09:36.132 --> 00:09:38.200
  • GOD TOLD THE ISRAELITES, "THEENEMIES YOU SEE TODAY, YOU
  • 00:09:38.200 --> 00:09:39.702
  • ENEMIES YOU SEE TODAY, YOUWILL SEE NO MORE."
  • 00:09:39.702 --> 00:09:42.605
  • WILL SEE NO MORE."GOD IS SAYING THAT TO YOU.
  • 00:09:42.605 --> 00:09:44.140
  • GOD IS SAYING THAT TO YOU.THAT ADDICTION THAT'S HELD
  • 00:09:44.140 --> 00:09:45.708
  • THAT ADDICTION THAT'S HELDYOU BACK FOR YEARS IS NOT
  • 00:09:45.708 --> 00:09:46.475
  • YOU BACK FOR YEARS IS NOTPERMANENT.
  • 00:09:46.475 --> 00:09:47.309
  • PERMANENT.WHEN YOU COME THROUGH THE
  • 00:09:47.309 --> 00:09:48.844
  • WHEN YOU COME THROUGH THESTORM, YOU WILL SEE IT NO
  • 00:09:48.844 --> 00:09:49.979
  • STORM, YOU WILL SEE IT NOMORE.
  • 00:09:49.979 --> 00:09:51.647
  • MORE.THAT SICKNESS, THAT TROUBLE
  • 00:09:51.647 --> 00:09:53.416
  • THAT SICKNESS, THAT TROUBLEAT WORK, THE LONELINESS IS
  • 00:09:53.416 --> 00:09:55.051
  • AT WORK, THE LONELINESS ISNOT YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:09:55.051 --> 00:09:56.452
  • NOT YOUR DESTINY.BREAKTHROUGHS ARE COMING.
  • 00:09:56.452 --> 00:09:57.720
  • BREAKTHROUGHS ARE COMING.FREEDOM IS COMING.
  • 00:09:57.720 --> 00:09:58.888
  • FREEDOM IS COMING.HEALING IS COMING.
  • 00:09:58.888 --> 00:10:00.356
  • HEALING IS COMING.ABUNDANCE IS COMING.
  • 00:10:00.356 --> 00:10:02.124
  • ABUNDANCE IS COMING.WHAT'S TRYING TO STOP YOU IS
  • 00:10:02.124 --> 00:10:03.659
  • WHAT'S TRYING TO STOP YOU ISONLY TEMPORARY.
  • 00:10:03.659 --> 00:10:05.127
  • ONLY TEMPORARY.DON'T BE DISCOURAGED BY THE
  • 00:10:05.127 --> 00:10:06.228
  • DON'T BE DISCOURAGED BY THESTORM.
  • 00:10:06.228 --> 00:10:07.763
  • STORM.GOD HAS YOU IN THE PALM OF
  • 00:10:07.763 --> 00:10:09.231
  • GOD HAS YOU IN THE PALM OFHIS HAND.
  • 00:10:09.231 --> 00:10:10.266
  • HIS HAND.HE DIDN'T SEND YOU INTO THE
  • 00:10:10.266 --> 00:10:11.967
  • HE DIDN'T SEND YOU INTO THESTORM BY YOURSELF.
  • 00:10:11.967 --> 00:10:13.469
  • STORM BY YOURSELF.HE'S RIGHT THERE WITH YOU.
  • 00:10:13.469 --> 00:10:14.904
  • HE'S RIGHT THERE WITH YOU.THE ENEMY CANNOT TAKE YOU
  • 00:10:14.904 --> 00:10:15.571
  • THE ENEMY CANNOT TAKE YOUOUT.
  • 00:10:15.571 --> 00:10:17.540
  • OUT.GOD HAS A HEDGE OF PROTECTION
  • 00:10:17.540 --> 00:10:18.674
  • GOD HAS A HEDGE OF PROTECTIONAROUND YOU.
  • 00:10:18.674 --> 00:10:19.909
  • AROUND YOU.HE CONTROLS THE WALLS OF
  • 00:10:19.909 --> 00:10:21.343
  • HE CONTROLS THE WALLS OFWATER.
  • 00:10:21.343 --> 00:10:23.446
  • WATER.IT MAY SEEM FRIGHTENING, BUT
  • 00:10:23.446 --> 00:10:24.580
  • IT MAY SEEM FRIGHTENING, BUTHE'S PUSHING BACK THE
  • 00:10:24.580 --> 00:10:26.315
  • HE'S PUSHING BACK THEOPPOSITION.
  • 00:10:26.315 --> 00:10:27.516
  • OPPOSITION.LIKE THE THREE HEBREW
  • 00:10:27.516 --> 00:10:29.051
  • LIKE THE THREE HEBREWTEENAGERS THAT WERE THROWN
  • 00:10:29.051 --> 00:10:31.087
  • TEENAGERS THAT WERE THROWNINTO THE FIERY FURNACE, HE'S
  • 00:10:31.087 --> 00:10:33.556
  • INTO THE FIERY FURNACE, HE'STHE FOURTH MAN IN THE FIRE.
  • 00:10:33.556 --> 00:10:34.924
  • THE FOURTH MAN IN THE FIRE.YOU'RE NOT IN THERE ALONE.
  • 00:10:34.924 --> 00:10:36.292
  • YOU'RE NOT IN THERE ALONE.FAVOR IS IN THE FIRE WITH
  • 00:10:36.292 --> 00:10:37.560
  • FAVOR IS IN THE FIRE WITHYOU.
  • 00:10:37.560 --> 00:10:38.794
  • YOU.WHEN THOSE TEENAGERS CAME OUT
  • 00:10:38.794 --> 00:10:40.563
  • WHEN THOSE TEENAGERS CAME OUTOF THE FURNACE UNHARMED,
  • 00:10:40.563 --> 00:10:42.231
  • OF THE FURNACE UNHARMED,WITHOUT THE SMELL OF SMOKE,
  • 00:10:42.231 --> 00:10:43.699
  • WITHOUT THE SMELL OF SMOKE,ALL THEIR ENEMIES HAD A NEW
  • 00:10:43.699 --> 00:10:45.034
  • ALL THEIR ENEMIES HAD A NEWPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:10:45.034 --> 00:10:45.968
  • PERSPECTIVE.THEY KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHING
  • 00:10:45.968 --> 00:10:47.536
  • THEY KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHINGSPECIAL ABOUT THEM.
  • 00:10:47.536 --> 00:10:49.371
  • SPECIAL ABOUT THEM.THEY KNEW THEY WERE ANOINTED.
  • 00:10:49.371 --> 00:10:51.040
  • THEY KNEW THEY WERE ANOINTED.THE KING EVEN SAID, "FROM NOW
  • 00:10:51.040 --> 00:10:52.374
  • THE KING EVEN SAID, "FROM NOWON, WE'RE GOING TO WORSHIP
  • 00:10:52.374 --> 00:10:54.176
  • ON, WE'RE GOING TO WORSHIPTHEIR GOD."
  • 00:10:54.176 --> 00:10:54.977
  • THEIR GOD."THEY DIDN'T LIKE GOING
  • 00:10:54.977 --> 00:10:56.512
  • THEY DIDN'T LIKE GOINGTHROUGH THE FURNACE, BUT GOD
  • 00:10:56.512 --> 00:10:58.614
  • THROUGH THE FURNACE, BUT GODUSED THAT DIFFICULTY TO GET
  • 00:10:58.614 --> 00:10:59.849
  • USED THAT DIFFICULTY TO GETRID OF WHAT WOULD HAVE
  • 00:10:59.849 --> 00:11:01.350
  • RID OF WHAT WOULD HAVEHINDERED THEM THEIR WHOLE
  • 00:11:01.350 --> 00:11:02.017
  • HINDERED THEM THEIR WHOLELIFE.
  • 00:11:02.017 --> 00:11:03.219
  • LIFE.GOD CHANGED THEIR ENEMY'S
  • 00:11:03.219 --> 00:11:05.154
  • GOD CHANGED THEIR ENEMY'SMIND AND GAVE THEM A NEW
  • 00:11:05.154 --> 00:11:06.989
  • MIND AND GAVE THEM A NEWRESPECT, AND WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:11:06.989 --> 00:11:09.391
  • RESPECT, AND WHAT YOU'REGOING THROUGH MAY NOT BE ALL
  • 00:11:09.391 --> 00:11:10.459
  • GOING THROUGH MAY NOT BE ALLABOUT YOU.
  • 00:11:10.459 --> 00:11:12.495
  • ABOUT YOU.IT'S ABOUT GOD GETTING RID OF
  • 00:11:12.495 --> 00:11:13.896
  • IT'S ABOUT GOD GETTING RID OFWHAT'S HINDERING YOU.
  • 00:11:13.896 --> 00:11:15.798
  • WHAT'S HINDERING YOU.HE'S PUTTING YOU IN POSITION
  • 00:11:15.798 --> 00:11:16.966
  • HE'S PUTTING YOU IN POSITIONTO REACH THE FULLNESS OF YOUR
  • 00:11:16.966 --> 00:11:18.801
  • TO REACH THE FULLNESS OF YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:11:18.801 --> 00:11:20.402
  • DESTINY.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "DO NOT
  • 00:11:20.402 --> 00:11:21.937
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS, "DO NOTBE INTIMIDATED BY YOUR
  • 00:11:21.937 --> 00:11:23.205
  • BE INTIMIDATED BY YOURENEMIES."
  • 00:11:23.205 --> 00:11:24.573
  • ENEMIES."DON'T BE INTIMIDATED BY THAT
  • 00:11:24.573 --> 00:11:25.708
  • DON'T BE INTIMIDATED BY THATCANCER.
  • 00:11:25.708 --> 00:11:27.543
  • CANCER.IT'S NO MATCH FOR OUR GOD.
  • 00:11:27.543 --> 00:11:29.311
  • IT'S NO MATCH FOR OUR GOD.HE CREATED YOUR BODY.
  • 00:11:29.311 --> 00:11:30.880
  • HE CREATED YOUR BODY.DON'T BE INTIMIDATED BY THE
  • 00:11:30.880 --> 00:11:32.948
  • DON'T BE INTIMIDATED BY THEFINANCIAL SETBACK.
  • 00:11:32.948 --> 00:11:34.383
  • FINANCIAL SETBACK.NOT HAVING ENOUGH, LACK,
  • 00:11:34.383 --> 00:11:35.785
  • NOT HAVING ENOUGH, LACK,STRUGGLING IS NOT YOUR
  • 00:11:35.785 --> 00:11:36.986
  • STRUGGLING IS NOT YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:11:36.986 --> 00:11:39.088
  • DESTINY.YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEING
  • 00:11:39.088 --> 00:11:39.789
  • YOU KEEP HONORING GOD, BEINGYOUR BEST.
  • 00:11:39.789 --> 00:11:41.190
  • YOUR BEST.YOU WILL COME TO A POINT
  • 00:11:41.190 --> 00:11:42.892
  • YOU WILL COME TO A POINTWHERE YOU SEE THAT NO MORE.
  • 00:11:42.892 --> 00:11:45.327
  • WHERE YOU SEE THAT NO MORE.THERE IS FAVOR ON YOUR LIFE
  • 00:11:45.327 --> 00:11:46.362
  • THERE IS FAVOR ON YOUR LIFETHAT WILL CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:11:46.362 --> 00:11:49.064
  • THAT WILL CAUSE YOU TOPROSPER EVEN IN A DESERT.
  • 00:11:49.064 --> 00:11:50.800
  • PROSPER EVEN IN A DESERT.YOU WILL FLOURISH EVEN IN A
  • 00:11:50.800 --> 00:11:51.967
  • YOU WILL FLOURISH EVEN IN AFAMINE.
  • 00:11:51.967 --> 00:11:53.335
  • FAMINE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO GET OUT OF
  • 00:11:53.335 --> 00:11:55.371
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GET OUT OFTHE DIFFICULTY TO SUCCEED,
  • 00:11:55.371 --> 00:11:56.572
  • THE DIFFICULTY TO SUCCEED,CHANGE JOBS, CHANGE
  • 00:11:56.572 --> 00:11:57.473
  • CHANGE JOBS, CHANGENEIGHBORHOODS, CHANGE
  • 00:11:57.473 --> 00:11:58.307
  • NEIGHBORHOODS, CHANGEPOSITIONS.
  • 00:11:58.307 --> 00:12:00.843
  • POSITIONS.YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:12:00.843 --> 00:12:02.711
  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.GOD WILL CAUSE YOU TO SUCCEED
  • 00:12:02.711 --> 00:12:04.713
  • GOD WILL CAUSE YOU TO SUCCEEDIN THE MIDDLE OF THE TROUBLE.
  • 00:12:04.713 --> 00:12:05.848
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TROUBLE.THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WITH
  • 00:12:05.848 --> 00:12:06.849
  • THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WITHISAAC.
  • 00:12:06.849 --> 00:12:08.751
  • ISAAC.IN GENESIS 26, THERE WAS A
  • 00:12:08.751 --> 00:12:10.753
  • IN GENESIS 26, THERE WAS AGREAT FAMINE IN THE LAND.
  • 00:12:10.753 --> 00:12:12.688
  • GREAT FAMINE IN THE LAND.ISAAC WAS GOING TO MOVE AWAY
  • 00:12:12.688 --> 00:12:14.423
  • ISAAC WAS GOING TO MOVE AWAYTO A DIFFERENT COUNTRY, TRY
  • 00:12:14.423 --> 00:12:15.925
  • TO A DIFFERENT COUNTRY, TRYTO GET OUT OF THE FAMINE,
  • 00:12:15.925 --> 00:12:17.359
  • TO GET OUT OF THE FAMINE,FIND SOMEPLACE WHERE HE COULD
  • 00:12:17.359 --> 00:12:19.028
  • FIND SOMEPLACE WHERE HE COULDPLANT HIS CROPS, HAVE GOOD
  • 00:12:19.028 --> 00:12:20.896
  • PLANT HIS CROPS, HAVE GOODSOIL AND PLENTY OF WATER, BUT
  • 00:12:20.896 --> 00:12:22.998
  • SOIL AND PLENTY OF WATER, BUTGOD TOLD HIM TO STAY WHERE HE
  • 00:12:22.998 --> 00:12:25.568
  • GOD TOLD HIM TO STAY WHERE HEWAS, TO NOT LEAVE THAT PLACE,
  • 00:12:25.568 --> 00:12:27.303
  • WAS, TO NOT LEAVE THAT PLACE,AND GOD WOULD BLESS HIM AND
  • 00:12:27.303 --> 00:12:28.938
  • AND GOD WOULD BLESS HIM ANDHIS DESCENDANTS.
  • 00:12:28.938 --> 00:12:30.940
  • HIS DESCENDANTS.GOD WAS SAYING, "ISAAC, YOU
  • 00:12:30.940 --> 00:12:32.775
  • GOD WAS SAYING, "ISAAC, YOUDON'T HAVE TO GO SOMEWHERE TO
  • 00:12:32.775 --> 00:12:34.476
  • DON'T HAVE TO GO SOMEWHERE TOTRY TO FIND FAVOR.
  • 00:12:34.476 --> 00:12:36.879
  • TRY TO FIND FAVOR.YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:12:36.879 --> 00:12:38.414
  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.I'M GOING TO BLESS YOU.
  • 00:12:38.414 --> 00:12:40.049
  • I'M GOING TO BLESS YOU.I'M GOING TO PROSPER YOU IN
  • 00:12:40.049 --> 00:12:41.450
  • I'M GOING TO PROSPER YOU INSPITE OF WHAT THE CONDITIONS
  • 00:12:41.450 --> 00:12:42.751
  • SPITE OF WHAT THE CONDITIONSLOOK LIKE."
  • 00:12:42.751 --> 00:12:43.853
  • LOOK LIKE."LOGICALLY SPEAKING, IT DIDN'T
  • 00:12:43.853 --> 00:12:44.887
  • LOGICALLY SPEAKING, IT DIDN'TMAKE SENSE.
  • 00:12:44.887 --> 00:12:47.289
  • MAKE SENSE.THE GROUND WAS HARD AND DRY,
  • 00:12:47.289 --> 00:12:48.924
  • THE GROUND WAS HARD AND DRY,NOT ENOUGH WATER TO IRRIGATE
  • 00:12:48.924 --> 00:12:50.326
  • NOT ENOUGH WATER TO IRRIGATEHIS CROPS.
  • 00:12:50.326 --> 00:12:51.160
  • HIS CROPS.ISAAC COULD HAVE TALKED
  • 00:12:51.160 --> 00:12:52.728
  • ISAAC COULD HAVE TALKEDHIMSELF OUT OF IT, BUT HE
  • 00:12:52.728 --> 00:12:54.363
  • HIMSELF OUT OF IT, BUT HEUNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE,
  • 00:12:54.363 --> 00:12:55.865
  • UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE,THAT HE HAD FAVOR IN THE
  • 00:12:55.865 --> 00:12:56.999
  • THAT HE HAD FAVOR IN THEFAMINE.
  • 00:12:56.999 --> 00:12:58.901
  • FAMINE.HE WENT OUT IN THE MIDDLE OF
  • 00:12:58.901 --> 00:13:00.603
  • HE WENT OUT IN THE MIDDLE OFTHE DROUGHT AND PLANTED HIS
  • 00:13:00.603 --> 00:13:02.171
  • THE DROUGHT AND PLANTED HISWHOLE FIELD.
  • 00:13:02.171 --> 00:13:03.806
  • WHOLE FIELD.I CAN HEAR HIS NEIGHBORS, THE
  • 00:13:03.806 --> 00:13:05.641
  • I CAN HEAR HIS NEIGHBORS, THEPHILISTINES, SAYING, "WHAT IS
  • 00:13:05.641 --> 00:13:07.076
  • PHILISTINES, SAYING, "WHAT ISTHIS GUY THINKING?
  • 00:13:07.076 --> 00:13:08.644
  • THIS GUY THINKING?HE IS WASTING HIS TIME.
  • 00:13:08.644 --> 00:13:10.312
  • HE IS WASTING HIS TIME.DOESN'T HE KNOW NOTHING CAN
  • 00:13:10.312 --> 00:13:12.448
  • DOESN'T HE KNOW NOTHING CANGROW IN A FAMINE?"
  • 00:13:12.448 --> 00:13:15.150
  • GROW IN A FAMINE?"VERSE 12 SAYS, "THAT YEAR,
  • 00:13:15.150 --> 00:13:16.252
  • VERSE 12 SAYS, "THAT YEAR,ISAAC'S CROPS WERE
  • 00:13:16.252 --> 00:13:17.319
  • ISAAC'S CROPS WERETREMENDOUS.
  • 00:13:17.319 --> 00:13:19.989
  • TREMENDOUS.HE HARVESTED 100 TIMES MORE
  • 00:13:19.989 --> 00:13:21.690
  • HE HARVESTED 100 TIMES MORETHAN HE PLANTED, FOR THE LORD
  • 00:13:21.690 --> 00:13:23.292
  • THAN HE PLANTED, FOR THE LORDBLESSED HIM, AND HE BECAME
  • 00:13:23.292 --> 00:13:24.960
  • BLESSED HIM, AND HE BECAMEVERY WEALTHY."
  • 00:13:24.960 --> 00:13:26.729
  • VERY WEALTHY."NOTICE, HE DIDN'T HAVE TO
  • 00:13:26.729 --> 00:13:28.030
  • NOTICE, HE DIDN'T HAVE TOLEAVE, TRY TO GET OUT OF THE
  • 00:13:28.030 --> 00:13:29.431
  • LEAVE, TRY TO GET OUT OF THEFAMINE, GO SOMEWHERE TO BE
  • 00:13:29.431 --> 00:13:30.165
  • FAMINE, GO SOMEWHERE TO BEBLESSED.
  • 00:13:30.165 --> 00:13:32.835
  • BLESSED.HE HAD FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:13:32.835 --> 00:13:35.738
  • HE HAD FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.GOD CAN INCREASE YOU IN SPITE
  • 00:13:35.738 --> 00:13:37.139
  • GOD CAN INCREASE YOU IN SPITEOF WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND
  • 00:13:37.139 --> 00:13:38.407
  • OF WHAT'S GOING ON AROUNDYOU.
  • 00:13:38.407 --> 00:13:39.408
  • YOU.DON'T COMPLAIN BECAUSE YOU
  • 00:13:39.408 --> 00:13:41.176
  • DON'T COMPLAIN BECAUSE YOUDON'T HAVE THE JOB YOU WANT.
  • 00:13:41.176 --> 00:13:42.411
  • DON'T HAVE THE JOB YOU WANT."JOEL, IF MY SUPERVISOR WOULD
  • 00:13:42.411 --> 00:13:44.013
  • "JOEL, IF MY SUPERVISOR WOULDGIVE ME CREDIT, IF I COULD
  • 00:13:44.013 --> 00:13:44.546
  • GIVE ME CREDIT, IF I COULDMOVE OUT OF THIS
  • 00:13:44.546 --> 00:13:45.614
  • MOVE OUT OF THISNEIGHBORHOOD, IF BUSINESS
  • 00:13:45.614 --> 00:13:47.116
  • NEIGHBORHOOD, IF BUSINESSWASN'T SO SLOW."
  • 00:13:47.116 --> 00:13:49.218
  • WASN'T SO SLOW."THERE IS FAVOR ON YOUR LIFE
  • 00:13:49.218 --> 00:13:50.953
  • THERE IS FAVOR ON YOUR LIFERIGHT NOW TO CAUSE YOU TO
  • 00:13:50.953 --> 00:13:53.722
  • RIGHT NOW TO CAUSE YOU TOPROSPER, BUT AS LONG AS YOU
  • 00:13:53.722 --> 00:13:54.790
  • PROSPER, BUT AS LONG AS YOUTHINK YOU HAVE TOO MANY
  • 00:13:54.790 --> 00:13:56.825
  • THINK YOU HAVE TOO MANYDISADVANTAGES, YOU'RE WAITING
  • 00:13:56.825 --> 00:13:58.527
  • DISADVANTAGES, YOU'RE WAITINGTO GET OUT OF THE FAMINE,
  • 00:13:58.527 --> 00:13:59.662
  • TO GET OUT OF THE FAMINE,THEN YOU'LL START BELIEVING.
  • 00:13:59.662 --> 00:14:00.596
  • THEN YOU'LL START BELIEVING.THEN YOU'LL START BEING YOUR
  • 00:14:00.596 --> 00:14:01.330
  • THEN YOU'LL START BEING YOURBEST.
  • 00:14:01.330 --> 00:14:02.464
  • BEST.THAT WILL LIMIT YOU.
  • 00:14:02.464 --> 00:14:03.832
  • THAT WILL LIMIT YOU.DO LIKE ISAAC.
  • 00:14:03.832 --> 00:14:05.267
  • DO LIKE ISAAC."FATHER, THANK YOU THAT I
  • 00:14:05.267 --> 00:14:07.469
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THAT IHAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:14:07.469 --> 00:14:08.537
  • HAVE FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENING
  • 00:14:08.537 --> 00:14:10.472
  • THANK YOU THAT YOU'RE OPENINGDOORS NO MAN CAN SHUT,
  • 00:14:10.472 --> 00:14:11.907
  • DOORS NO MAN CAN SHUT,CAUSING ME TO STAND OUT,
  • 00:14:11.907 --> 00:14:13.242
  • CAUSING ME TO STAND OUT,BRINGING OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:14:13.242 --> 00:14:14.176
  • BRINGING OPPORTUNITY.THANK YOU THAT WHATEVER I
  • 00:14:14.176 --> 00:14:15.678
  • THANK YOU THAT WHATEVER ITOUCH WILL PROSPER AND
  • 00:14:15.678 --> 00:14:17.112
  • TOUCH WILL PROSPER ANDSUCCEED."
  • 00:14:17.112 --> 00:14:19.014
  • SUCCEED."YOUR JOB IS NOT YOUR SOURCE.
  • 00:14:19.014 --> 00:14:21.150
  • YOUR JOB IS NOT YOUR SOURCE.GOD IS YOUR SOURCE.
  • 00:14:21.150 --> 00:14:23.419
  • GOD IS YOUR SOURCE.HE CAN BLESS YOU IN UNUSUAL
  • 00:14:23.419 --> 00:14:24.853
  • HE CAN BLESS YOU IN UNUSUALWAYS.
  • 00:14:24.853 --> 00:14:25.955
  • WAYS.HE'S NOT LIMITED BY YOUR
  • 00:14:25.955 --> 00:14:28.290
  • HE'S NOT LIMITED BY YOURSALARY, BY YOUR TRAINING, BY
  • 00:14:28.290 --> 00:14:29.458
  • SALARY, BY YOUR TRAINING, BYYOUR EXPERIENCE.
  • 00:14:29.458 --> 00:14:31.627
  • YOUR EXPERIENCE.HE HAS WAYS TO INCREASE YOU
  • 00:14:31.627 --> 00:14:33.262
  • HE HAS WAYS TO INCREASE YOUTHAT YOU'VE NEVER THOUGHT OF.
  • 00:14:33.262 --> 00:14:34.730
  • THAT YOU'VE NEVER THOUGHT OF.HE CAN CAUSE PEOPLE TO BE
  • 00:14:34.730 --> 00:14:35.864
  • HE CAN CAUSE PEOPLE TO BEGOOD TO YOU.
  • 00:14:35.864 --> 00:14:37.666
  • GOOD TO YOU.HE CAN BRING OPPORTUNITY.
  • 00:14:37.666 --> 00:14:39.201
  • HE CAN BRING OPPORTUNITY.HE CAN GIVE YOU IDEAS AND
  • 00:14:39.201 --> 00:14:40.836
  • HE CAN GIVE YOU IDEAS ANDCREATIVITY.
  • 00:14:40.836 --> 00:14:42.504
  • CREATIVITY.A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOW HE
  • 00:14:42.504 --> 00:14:44.273
  • A MAN TOLD ME RECENTLY HOW HERECEIVED AN INHERITANCE FROM
  • 00:14:44.273 --> 00:14:45.808
  • RECEIVED AN INHERITANCE FROMA FAMILY MEMBER HE HAD NEVER
  • 00:14:45.808 --> 00:14:46.809
  • A FAMILY MEMBER HE HAD NEVERMET.
  • 00:14:46.809 --> 00:14:48.010
  • MET.HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THEY WERE
  • 00:14:48.010 --> 00:14:49.044
  • HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THEY WERERELATED.
  • 00:14:49.044 --> 00:14:50.045
  • RELATED.THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE SAME
  • 00:14:50.045 --> 00:14:51.413
  • THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE SAMELAST NAMES.
  • 00:14:51.413 --> 00:14:52.514
  • LAST NAMES.AT FIRST, HE THOUGHT IT WAS A
  • 00:14:52.514 --> 00:14:54.750
  • AT FIRST, HE THOUGHT IT WAS AMISTAKE, BUT THAT ONE GOOD
  • 00:14:54.750 --> 00:14:57.219
  • MISTAKE, BUT THAT ONE GOODBREAK PUT HIM INTO OVERFLOW.
  • 00:14:57.219 --> 00:14:58.887
  • BREAK PUT HIM INTO OVERFLOW.HE DIDN'T SEE IT COMING.
  • 00:14:58.887 --> 00:15:01.190
  • HE DIDN'T SEE IT COMING.GOD HAS SOME UNEXPECTED
  • 00:15:01.190 --> 00:15:02.925
  • GOD HAS SOME UNEXPECTEDBLESSINGS, THINGS YOU DON'T
  • 00:15:02.925 --> 00:15:04.393
  • BLESSINGS, THINGS YOU DON'TSEE COMING.
  • 00:15:04.393 --> 00:15:05.427
  • SEE COMING."WELL, JOEL, I DON'T KNOW ANY
  • 00:15:05.427 --> 00:15:06.695
  • "WELL, JOEL, I DON'T KNOW ANYRELATIVES LIKE THAT."
  • 00:15:06.695 --> 00:15:07.930
  • RELATIVES LIKE THAT."NEITHER DID HE, BUT THEY
  • 00:15:07.930 --> 00:15:09.164
  • NEITHER DID HE, BUT THEYFOUND HIM.
  • 00:15:09.164 --> 00:15:10.666
  • FOUND HIM.THE SCRIPTURE TALKS ABOUT
  • 00:15:10.666 --> 00:15:12.968
  • THE SCRIPTURE TALKS ABOUTHOW, WHEN YOU HONOR GOD, WHEN
  • 00:15:12.968 --> 00:15:14.937
  • HOW, WHEN YOU HONOR GOD, WHENYOU KEEP HIM FIRST PLACE, HIS
  • 00:15:14.937 --> 00:15:16.538
  • YOU KEEP HIM FIRST PLACE, HISBLESSINGS WILL CHASE YOU
  • 00:15:16.538 --> 00:15:17.573
  • BLESSINGS WILL CHASE YOUDOWN.
  • 00:15:17.573 --> 00:15:18.574
  • DOWN.YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTER
  • 00:15:18.574 --> 00:15:19.308
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AFTERTHEM.
  • 00:15:19.308 --> 00:15:21.477
  • THEM.THEY WILL COME AFTER YOU, BUT
  • 00:15:21.477 --> 00:15:23.679
  • THEY WILL COME AFTER YOU, BUTTOO OFTEN, WE'RE FOCUSED ON
  • 00:15:23.679 --> 00:15:25.247
  • TOO OFTEN, WE'RE FOCUSED ONTHE CONDITIONS.
  • 00:15:25.247 --> 00:15:26.181
  • THE CONDITIONS."I CAN'T EXPECT ANYTHING
  • 00:15:26.181 --> 00:15:26.648
  • "I CAN'T EXPECT ANYTHINGGOOD.
  • 00:15:26.648 --> 00:15:27.616
  • GOOD.I'M IN A FAMINE."
  • 00:15:27.616 --> 00:15:29.351
  • I'M IN A FAMINE."GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY THE
  • 00:15:29.351 --> 00:15:31.687
  • GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY THECONDITIONS, BY THE ECONOMY,
  • 00:15:31.687 --> 00:15:33.255
  • CONDITIONS, BY THE ECONOMY,BY YOUR JOB, BY YOUR FAMILY,
  • 00:15:33.255 --> 00:15:34.156
  • BY YOUR JOB, BY YOUR FAMILY,BY YOUR TRAINING.
  • 00:15:34.156 --> 00:15:35.724
  • BY YOUR TRAINING.HE OWNS IT ALL.
  • 00:15:35.724 --> 00:15:37.626
  • HE OWNS IT ALL.LIKE WITH ISAAC, ONE TOUCH OF
  • 00:15:37.626 --> 00:15:39.828
  • LIKE WITH ISAAC, ONE TOUCH OFHIS FAVOR WILL TAKE YOU AND
  • 00:15:39.828 --> 00:15:42.598
  • HIS FAVOR WILL TAKE YOU ANDYOUR FAMILY TO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:15:42.598 --> 00:15:44.433
  • YOUR FAMILY TO A NEW LEVEL.THE SCRIPTURE SAYS ISAAC'S
  • 00:15:44.433 --> 00:15:47.002
  • THE SCRIPTURE SAYS ISAAC'SWEALTH CONTINUED TO INCREASE.
  • 00:15:47.002 --> 00:15:48.404
  • WEALTH CONTINUED TO INCREASE.HE ACQUIRED LARGE FLOCKS OF
  • 00:15:48.404 --> 00:15:50.272
  • HE ACQUIRED LARGE FLOCKS OFSHEEP AND GOATS AND GREAT
  • 00:15:50.272 --> 00:15:52.808
  • SHEEP AND GOATS AND GREATHERDS OF CATTLE AND HAD MANY
  • 00:15:52.808 --> 00:15:54.109
  • HERDS OF CATTLE AND HAD MANYEMPLOYEES.
  • 00:15:54.109 --> 00:15:56.278
  • EMPLOYEES.THIS ALL STARTED FROM HIM
  • 00:15:56.278 --> 00:15:58.380
  • THIS ALL STARTED FROM HIMBELIEVING THAT HE HAD FAVOR
  • 00:15:58.380 --> 00:15:59.581
  • BELIEVING THAT HE HAD FAVORIN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:15:59.581 --> 00:16:00.783
  • IN THE FAMINE.HE COULD HAVE FOCUSED ON THE
  • 00:16:00.783 --> 00:16:02.251
  • HE COULD HAVE FOCUSED ON THECONDITIONS, LIVED WITH A
  • 00:16:02.251 --> 00:16:03.952
  • CONDITIONS, LIVED WITH ALIMITED MIND-SET.
  • 00:16:03.952 --> 00:16:05.387
  • LIMITED MIND-SET."I CAN'T PLANT HERE.
  • 00:16:05.387 --> 00:16:06.755
  • "I CAN'T PLANT HERE.I CAN'T EXPECT ANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:16:06.755 --> 00:16:07.790
  • I CAN'T EXPECT ANYTHING GOOD.I'M IN A DROUGHT."
  • 00:16:07.790 --> 00:16:10.659
  • I'M IN A DROUGHT."INSTEAD, HE DARED TO BELIEVE.
  • 00:16:10.659 --> 00:16:11.560
  • INSTEAD, HE DARED TO BELIEVE.ARE YOU LETTING THE
  • 00:16:11.560 --> 00:16:13.929
  • ARE YOU LETTING THECONDITIONS TALK YOU OUT OF
  • 00:16:13.929 --> 00:16:15.831
  • CONDITIONS TALK YOU OUT OFWHAT GOD PUT IN YOUR HEART,
  • 00:16:15.831 --> 00:16:17.633
  • WHAT GOD PUT IN YOUR HEART,THINKING, ONE DAY, WHEN YOU
  • 00:16:17.633 --> 00:16:19.334
  • THINKING, ONE DAY, WHEN YOUGET FAVOR, WHEN YOU'RE OUT OF
  • 00:16:19.334 --> 00:16:21.103
  • GET FAVOR, WHEN YOU'RE OUT OFTHE FAMINE, WHEN THE COMPANY
  • 00:16:21.103 --> 00:16:22.638
  • THE FAMINE, WHEN THE COMPANYPROMOTES YOU, WHEN YOU GET
  • 00:16:22.638 --> 00:16:23.439
  • PROMOTES YOU, WHEN YOU GETTHE TRAINING?
  • 00:16:23.439 --> 00:16:26.008
  • THE TRAINING?NO, YOU HAVE FAVOR RIGHT NOW.
  • 00:16:26.008 --> 00:16:27.509
  • NO, YOU HAVE FAVOR RIGHT NOW.FAVOR IS WHAT GIVES YOU THE
  • 00:16:27.509 --> 00:16:28.544
  • FAVOR IS WHAT GIVES YOU THEADVANTAGE.
  • 00:16:28.544 --> 00:16:29.912
  • ADVANTAGE.FAVOR IS WHAT'S GOING TO
  • 00:16:29.912 --> 00:16:32.381
  • FAVOR IS WHAT'S GOING TOCATAPULT YOU TO A NEW LEVEL.
  • 00:16:32.381 --> 00:16:33.715
  • CATAPULT YOU TO A NEW LEVEL.FAVOR IS GOING TO MAKE THINGS
  • 00:16:33.715 --> 00:16:35.250
  • FAVOR IS GOING TO MAKE THINGSHAPPEN THAT YOU DIDN'T SEE
  • 00:16:35.250 --> 00:16:36.618
  • HAPPEN THAT YOU DIDN'T SEECOMING.
  • 00:16:36.618 --> 00:16:38.053
  • COMING.A FEW YEARS AGO, MY SISTER,
  • 00:16:38.053 --> 00:16:40.022
  • A FEW YEARS AGO, MY SISTER,LISA, AND HER HUSBAND, KEVIN,
  • 00:16:40.022 --> 00:16:40.989
  • LISA, AND HER HUSBAND, KEVIN,WERE GOING TO SELL THEIR
  • 00:16:40.989 --> 00:16:41.890
  • WERE GOING TO SELL THEIRHOUSE.
  • 00:16:41.890 --> 00:16:43.058
  • HOUSE.TYPICAL HOUSES IN THEIR
  • 00:16:43.058 --> 00:16:44.626
  • TYPICAL HOUSES IN THEIRNEIGHBORHOOD WERE TAKING
  • 00:16:44.626 --> 00:16:46.361
  • NEIGHBORHOOD WERE TAKINGANYWHERE FROM SIX MONTHS TO
  • 00:16:46.361 --> 00:16:48.464
  • ANYWHERE FROM SIX MONTHS TOTWO YEARS TO SELL, AND THEY
  • 00:16:48.464 --> 00:16:49.665
  • TWO YEARS TO SELL, AND THEYCOULDN'T PURCHASE THEIR NEW
  • 00:16:49.665 --> 00:16:50.966
  • COULDN'T PURCHASE THEIR NEWHOUSE UNTIL THEY SOLD THE OLD
  • 00:16:50.966 --> 00:16:51.900
  • HOUSE UNTIL THEY SOLD THE OLDONE.
  • 00:16:51.900 --> 00:16:52.901
  • ONE.THEY COULD HAVE THOUGHT, "TOO
  • 00:16:52.901 --> 00:16:53.769
  • THEY COULD HAVE THOUGHT, "TOOBAD.
  • 00:16:53.769 --> 00:16:55.537
  • BAD.IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG WAIT.
  • 00:16:55.537 --> 00:16:56.605
  • IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG WAIT.WE PICKED THE WRONG TIME TO
  • 00:16:56.605 --> 00:16:57.372
  • WE PICKED THE WRONG TIME TOSELL."
  • 00:16:57.372 --> 00:16:59.575
  • SELL."INSTEAD, LIKE ISAAC, THEY
  • 00:16:59.575 --> 00:17:01.443
  • INSTEAD, LIKE ISAAC, THEYBELIEVED THEY HAD FAVOR IN
  • 00:17:01.443 --> 00:17:03.946
  • BELIEVED THEY HAD FAVOR INTHE FAMINE, AND THEY PRAYED,
  • 00:17:03.946 --> 00:17:05.447
  • THE FAMINE, AND THEY PRAYED,ASKED GOD THAT THEIR HOUSE
  • 00:17:05.447 --> 00:17:07.382
  • ASKED GOD THAT THEIR HOUSEWOULD NOT ONLY SELL QUICKLY,
  • 00:17:07.382 --> 00:17:08.984
  • WOULD NOT ONLY SELL QUICKLY,BUT THAT THEY WOULD GET CLOSE
  • 00:17:08.984 --> 00:17:10.686
  • BUT THAT THEY WOULD GET CLOSETO THEIR ASKING PRICE.
  • 00:17:10.686 --> 00:17:12.154
  • TO THEIR ASKING PRICE.THE FIRST DAY IT WAS ON THE
  • 00:17:12.154 --> 00:17:14.256
  • THE FIRST DAY IT WAS ON THEMARKET, A LADY CAME IN AND
  • 00:17:14.256 --> 00:17:16.225
  • MARKET, A LADY CAME IN ANDSAID, "I'LL BUY IT, AND IF
  • 00:17:16.225 --> 00:17:17.159
  • SAID, "I'LL BUY IT, AND IFYOU'LL TAKE IT OFF THE
  • 00:17:17.159 --> 00:17:19.128
  • YOU'LL TAKE IT OFF THEMARKET, I'LL PAY YOU MORE
  • 00:17:19.128 --> 00:17:21.463
  • MARKET, I'LL PAY YOU MORETHAN YOU'RE ASKING FOR IT."
  • 00:17:21.463 --> 00:17:22.998
  • THAN YOU'RE ASKING FOR IT."GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY THE
  • 00:17:22.998 --> 00:17:24.399
  • GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY THECONDITIONS.
  • 00:17:24.399 --> 00:17:26.602
  • CONDITIONS.HE'S LIMITED BY OUR THINKING.
  • 00:17:26.602 --> 00:17:27.970
  • HE'S LIMITED BY OUR THINKING.WHY DON'T YOU TAKE THE LIMITS
  • 00:17:27.970 --> 00:17:29.204
  • WHY DON'T YOU TAKE THE LIMITSOFF OF HIM?
  • 00:17:29.204 --> 00:17:30.038
  • OFF OF HIM?QUIT THINKING OF ALL THE
  • 00:17:30.038 --> 00:17:31.206
  • QUIT THINKING OF ALL THEREASONS WHY YOU CAN'T BE
  • 00:17:31.206 --> 00:17:32.774
  • REASONS WHY YOU CAN'T BEBLESSED, CAN'T ACCOMPLISH
  • 00:17:32.774 --> 00:17:34.243
  • BLESSED, CAN'T ACCOMPLISHYOUR DREAMS, WHY YOU WON'T
  • 00:17:34.243 --> 00:17:35.577
  • YOUR DREAMS, WHY YOU WON'TGET WELL, NOT MEET THE RIGHT
  • 00:17:35.577 --> 00:17:36.345
  • GET WELL, NOT MEET THE RIGHTPERSON.
  • 00:17:36.345 --> 00:17:38.280
  • PERSON.YOU MAY NOT SEE A WAY, BUT
  • 00:17:38.280 --> 00:17:39.715
  • YOU MAY NOT SEE A WAY, BUTGOD HAS A WAY.
  • 00:17:39.715 --> 00:17:41.183
  • GOD HAS A WAY.WHEN YOU BELIEVE, ALL THINGS
  • 00:17:41.183 --> 00:17:42.618
  • WHEN YOU BELIEVE, ALL THINGSARE POSSIBLE.
  • 00:17:42.618 --> 00:17:44.553
  • ARE POSSIBLE.ISAAC WAS SO BLESSED, THE
  • 00:17:44.553 --> 00:17:45.754
  • ISAAC WAS SO BLESSED, THESCRIPTURE SAYS THE
  • 00:17:45.754 --> 00:17:47.923
  • SCRIPTURE SAYS THEPHILISTINES BECAME JEALOUS OF
  • 00:17:47.923 --> 00:17:48.824
  • PHILISTINES BECAME JEALOUS OFHIM.
  • 00:17:48.824 --> 00:17:50.392
  • HIM.THE SAME PEOPLE THAT WERE
  • 00:17:50.392 --> 00:17:51.493
  • THE SAME PEOPLE THAT WEREMAKING FUN OF HIM FOR
  • 00:17:51.493 --> 00:17:53.262
  • MAKING FUN OF HIM FORPLANTING IN THE FAMINE, THE
  • 00:17:53.262 --> 00:17:54.463
  • PLANTING IN THE FAMINE, THESAME ONES THAT WERE TELLING
  • 00:17:54.463 --> 00:17:56.298
  • SAME ONES THAT WERE TELLINGHIM HE WAS WASTING HIS TIME,
  • 00:17:56.298 --> 00:17:58.100
  • HIM HE WAS WASTING HIS TIME,NOW THEY WERE UPSET THAT HE
  • 00:17:58.100 --> 00:18:00.068
  • NOW THEY WERE UPSET THAT HEWAS BEING BLESSED.
  • 00:18:00.068 --> 00:18:01.970
  • WAS BEING BLESSED.IT'S FUNNY HOW PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:18:01.970 --> 00:18:03.305
  • IT'S FUNNY HOW PEOPLE THATWON'T DO WHAT YOU'RE WILLING
  • 00:18:03.305 --> 00:18:05.841
  • WON'T DO WHAT YOU'RE WILLINGTO DO WILL BECOME JEALOUS
  • 00:18:05.841 --> 00:18:06.775
  • TO DO WILL BECOME JEALOUSWHEN YOU'RE BLESSED, AND
  • 00:18:06.775 --> 00:18:07.910
  • WHEN YOU'RE BLESSED, ANDTHEY'RE NOT.
  • 00:18:07.910 --> 00:18:09.378
  • THEY'RE NOT.YOU DARED TO TAKE THE STEP OF
  • 00:18:09.378 --> 00:18:10.445
  • YOU DARED TO TAKE THE STEP OFFAITH.
  • 00:18:10.445 --> 00:18:11.613
  • FAITH.YOU DARED TO PRAY, TO
  • 00:18:11.613 --> 00:18:12.781
  • YOU DARED TO PRAY, TOSTRETCH, TO PLANT, TO
  • 00:18:12.781 --> 00:18:13.949
  • STRETCH, TO PLANT, TOBELIEVE.
  • 00:18:13.949 --> 00:18:15.250
  • BELIEVE.NOW, YOU'RE SEEING INCREASE
  • 00:18:15.250 --> 00:18:16.652
  • NOW, YOU'RE SEEING INCREASEAND FAVOR.
  • 00:18:16.652 --> 00:18:18.187
  • AND FAVOR.DON'T BE SURPRISED WHEN THE
  • 00:18:18.187 --> 00:18:20.155
  • DON'T BE SURPRISED WHEN THEPHILISTINES SHOW UP.
  • 00:18:20.155 --> 00:18:21.957
  • PHILISTINES SHOW UP.THE NAYSAYERS ARE NOT HAPPY
  • 00:18:21.957 --> 00:18:22.991
  • THE NAYSAYERS ARE NOT HAPPYWHEN THEY SEE YOU RISING
  • 00:18:22.991 --> 00:18:24.259
  • WHEN THEY SEE YOU RISINGHIGHER.
  • 00:18:24.259 --> 00:18:25.327
  • HIGHER.THEY'LL FIND FAULT,
  • 00:18:25.327 --> 00:18:26.695
  • THEY'LL FIND FAULT,CRITICIZE, TRY TO BAIT YOU
  • 00:18:26.695 --> 00:18:28.130
  • CRITICIZE, TRY TO BAIT YOUINTO CONFLICT.
  • 00:18:28.130 --> 00:18:29.932
  • INTO CONFLICT.JUST RUN YOUR RACE.
  • 00:18:29.932 --> 00:18:31.333
  • JUST RUN YOUR RACE.IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:18:31.333 --> 00:18:32.534
  • IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU.IT'S ABOUT THE FAVOR ON YOUR
  • 00:18:32.534 --> 00:18:33.435
  • IT'S ABOUT THE FAVOR ON YOURLIFE.
  • 00:18:33.435 --> 00:18:34.870
  • LIFE.DON'T LET THE CHATTER
  • 00:18:34.870 --> 00:18:36.905
  • DON'T LET THE CHATTERDISTRACT YOU, THE NEGATIVE
  • 00:18:36.905 --> 00:18:38.373
  • DISTRACT YOU, THE NEGATIVECOMMENTS, THE JEALOUSY, THE
  • 00:18:38.373 --> 00:18:39.241
  • COMMENTS, THE JEALOUSY, THEENVY.
  • 00:18:39.241 --> 00:18:40.542
  • ENVY.YOU DON'T HAVE TO ANSWER TO
  • 00:18:40.542 --> 00:18:41.543
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO ANSWER TOPEOPLE.
  • 00:18:41.543 --> 00:18:42.611
  • PEOPLE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO PROVE
  • 00:18:42.611 --> 00:18:43.412
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO PROVEYOURSELF.
  • 00:18:43.412 --> 00:18:45.347
  • YOURSELF.STAY FOCUSED ON YOUR GOALS,
  • 00:18:45.347 --> 00:18:46.481
  • STAY FOCUSED ON YOUR GOALS,AND GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THE
  • 00:18:46.481 --> 00:18:47.516
  • AND GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THEPHILISTINES.
  • 00:18:47.516 --> 00:18:48.584
  • PHILISTINES.GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THE
  • 00:18:48.584 --> 00:18:50.519
  • GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF THEOPPOSITION.
  • 00:18:50.519 --> 00:18:52.187
  • OPPOSITION.IN THE SCRIPTURE, A MAN NAMED
  • 00:18:52.187 --> 00:18:54.089
  • IN THE SCRIPTURE, A MAN NAMEDZERUBBABEL WAS REBUILDING THE
  • 00:18:54.089 --> 00:18:56.124
  • ZERUBBABEL WAS REBUILDING THETEMPLE IN JERUSALEM.
  • 00:18:56.124 --> 00:18:57.626
  • TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM.IT HAD BEEN DESTROYED YEARS
  • 00:18:57.626 --> 00:18:59.094
  • IT HAD BEEN DESTROYED YEARSEARLIER, AND THE KING HAD
  • 00:18:59.094 --> 00:19:00.529
  • EARLIER, AND THE KING HADISSUED A DECREE TO HAVE IT
  • 00:19:00.529 --> 00:19:01.496
  • ISSUED A DECREE TO HAVE ITREBUILT.
  • 00:19:01.496 --> 00:19:03.232
  • REBUILT.EVERYTHING WAS GOING GREAT.
  • 00:19:03.232 --> 00:19:04.800
  • EVERYTHING WAS GOING GREAT.HE LAID THE FOUNDATION, BUILT
  • 00:19:04.800 --> 00:19:05.968
  • HE LAID THE FOUNDATION, BUILTTHE ALTAR.
  • 00:19:05.968 --> 00:19:07.703
  • THE ALTAR.THEN THE OPPOSITION CAME,
  • 00:19:07.703 --> 00:19:08.637
  • THEN THE OPPOSITION CAME,PEOPLE THAT DIDN'T WANT IT
  • 00:19:08.637 --> 00:19:09.504
  • PEOPLE THAT DIDN'T WANT ITREBUILT.
  • 00:19:09.504 --> 00:19:11.240
  • REBUILT.THEY STARTED BRIBING THE
  • 00:19:11.240 --> 00:19:13.208
  • THEY STARTED BRIBING THEWORKERS, PAYING PEOPLE TO
  • 00:19:13.208 --> 00:19:14.743
  • WORKERS, PAYING PEOPLE TOCAUSE TROUBLE, STIRRING UP
  • 00:19:14.743 --> 00:19:16.578
  • CAUSE TROUBLE, STIRRING UPALL KINDS OF TURMOIL.
  • 00:19:16.578 --> 00:19:17.479
  • ALL KINDS OF TURMOIL.ZERUBBABEL COULD HAVE
  • 00:19:17.479 --> 00:19:19.514
  • ZERUBBABEL COULD HAVETHOUGHT, "GOD, I'M DOING WHAT
  • 00:19:19.514 --> 00:19:21.617
  • THOUGHT, "GOD, I'M DOING WHATYOU ASKED ME TO DO, BUT I
  • 00:19:21.617 --> 00:19:23.151
  • YOU ASKED ME TO DO, BUT IHAVE ALL THIS OPPOSITION.
  • 00:19:23.151 --> 00:19:24.353
  • HAVE ALL THIS OPPOSITION.THESE POWERFUL PEOPLE ARE
  • 00:19:24.353 --> 00:19:25.787
  • THESE POWERFUL PEOPLE ARECOMING AGAINST ME."
  • 00:19:25.787 --> 00:19:27.222
  • COMING AGAINST ME."IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE HE HAD
  • 00:19:27.222 --> 00:19:28.190
  • IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE HE HADFAVOR.
  • 00:19:28.190 --> 00:19:29.458
  • FAVOR.IT LOOKED LIKE HIS ENEMIES
  • 00:19:29.458 --> 00:19:31.193
  • IT LOOKED LIKE HIS ENEMIESWERE GETTING THE BEST OF HIM,
  • 00:19:31.193 --> 00:19:33.362
  • WERE GETTING THE BEST OF HIM,BUT YOU CAN'T SEE WHAT GOD IS
  • 00:19:33.362 --> 00:19:35.197
  • BUT YOU CAN'T SEE WHAT GOD ISDOING BEHIND THE SCENES.
  • 00:19:35.197 --> 00:19:36.598
  • DOING BEHIND THE SCENES.IT MAY LOOK LIKE IT'S GOING
  • 00:19:36.598 --> 00:19:38.200
  • IT MAY LOOK LIKE IT'S GOINGTO STOP YOU, BUT IF YOU'LL
  • 00:19:38.200 --> 00:19:40.269
  • TO STOP YOU, BUT IF YOU'LLSTAY IN FAITH, GOD WILL USE
  • 00:19:40.269 --> 00:19:42.537
  • STAY IN FAITH, GOD WILL USEIT TO PROMOTE YOU, AND THE
  • 00:19:42.537 --> 00:19:44.473
  • IT TO PROMOTE YOU, AND THEPEOPLE OPPOSING SENT A LETTER
  • 00:19:44.473 --> 00:19:46.408
  • PEOPLE OPPOSING SENT A LETTERTO THEIR KING, LYING ABOUT
  • 00:19:46.408 --> 00:19:48.176
  • TO THEIR KING, LYING ABOUTZERUBBABEL, SAYING, "THESE
  • 00:19:48.176 --> 00:19:49.611
  • ZERUBBABEL, SAYING, "THESEPEOPLE THAT ARE REBUILDING
  • 00:19:49.611 --> 00:19:51.880
  • PEOPLE THAT ARE REBUILDINGTHE TEMPLE ARE EVIL PEOPLE.
  • 00:19:51.880 --> 00:19:52.714
  • THE TEMPLE ARE EVIL PEOPLE.THEY'RE GOING TO TRY TO
  • 00:19:52.714 --> 00:19:54.049
  • THEY'RE GOING TO TRY TOOVERTHROW YOU.
  • 00:19:54.049 --> 00:19:54.883
  • OVERTHROW YOU.THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PAY
  • 00:19:54.883 --> 00:19:55.784
  • THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PAYTAXES.
  • 00:19:55.784 --> 00:19:56.585
  • TAXES.IT'S GOING TO BE A BIG
  • 00:19:56.585 --> 00:19:57.686
  • IT'S GOING TO BE A BIGMISTAKE."
  • 00:19:57.686 --> 00:19:59.621
  • MISTAKE."THE KING ASKED ZERUBBABEL WHO
  • 00:19:59.621 --> 00:20:00.656
  • THE KING ASKED ZERUBBABEL WHOGAVE HIM PERMISSION TO
  • 00:20:00.656 --> 00:20:01.957
  • GAVE HIM PERMISSION TOREBUILD IT.
  • 00:20:01.957 --> 00:20:03.425
  • REBUILD IT.HE TOLD THE KING, "WE ARE
  • 00:20:03.425 --> 00:20:04.760
  • HE TOLD THE KING, "WE ARESERVANTS OF THE MOST HIGH
  • 00:20:04.760 --> 00:20:06.695
  • SERVANTS OF THE MOST HIGHGOD, AND THERE WAS A TEMPLE
  • 00:20:06.695 --> 00:20:08.797
  • GOD, AND THERE WAS A TEMPLEHERE BUILT BY AN ISRAELI KING
  • 00:20:08.797 --> 00:20:10.532
  • HERE BUILT BY AN ISRAELI KINGYEARS EARLIER, AND HE ISSUED
  • 00:20:10.532 --> 00:20:11.533
  • YEARS EARLIER, AND HE ISSUEDA DECREE TO HAVE IT
  • 00:20:11.533 --> 00:20:12.801
  • A DECREE TO HAVE ITREBUILT."
  • 00:20:12.801 --> 00:20:14.436
  • REBUILT."THE KING HAD HIS MEN SEARCH
  • 00:20:14.436 --> 00:20:16.505
  • THE KING HAD HIS MEN SEARCHTHE ROYAL ARCHIVES, AND THEY
  • 00:20:16.505 --> 00:20:18.173
  • THE ROYAL ARCHIVES, AND THEYFOUND THE DECREE.
  • 00:20:18.173 --> 00:20:20.409
  • FOUND THE DECREE.HE CALLED THE OPPOSITION IN
  • 00:20:20.409 --> 00:20:21.943
  • HE CALLED THE OPPOSITION INAND SAID, "DO NOT HINDER
  • 00:20:21.943 --> 00:20:23.078
  • AND SAID, "DO NOT HINDERTHESE PEOPLE.
  • 00:20:23.078 --> 00:20:25.280
  • THESE PEOPLE.LET THEM REBUILD THE TEMPLE.
  • 00:20:25.280 --> 00:20:27.482
  • LET THEM REBUILD THE TEMPLE.NOT ONLY THAT, I DECREE THAT
  • 00:20:27.482 --> 00:20:29.217
  • NOT ONLY THAT, I DECREE THATYOU ARE TO HELP THEM.
  • 00:20:29.217 --> 00:20:30.852
  • YOU ARE TO HELP THEM.YOU ARE TO USE MY FUNDS TO
  • 00:20:30.852 --> 00:20:32.120
  • YOU ARE TO USE MY FUNDS TOPAY THE FULL CONSTRUCTION
  • 00:20:32.120 --> 00:20:33.855
  • PAY THE FULL CONSTRUCTIONCOST, AND YOU ARE TO TAKE
  • 00:20:33.855 --> 00:20:36.024
  • COST, AND YOU ARE TO TAKETHEM FOOD AND SUPPLIES EVERY
  • 00:20:36.024 --> 00:20:37.526
  • THEM FOOD AND SUPPLIES EVERYDAY."
  • 00:20:37.526 --> 00:20:39.061
  • DAY."THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM.
  • 00:20:39.061 --> 00:20:41.496
  • THEY MEANT IT FOR HARM.GOD TURNED IT FOR GOOD.
  • 00:20:41.496 --> 00:20:42.631
  • GOD TURNED IT FOR GOOD.YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE AND
  • 00:20:42.631 --> 00:20:44.333
  • YOU MAY HAVE PEOPLE ANDCIRCUMSTANCES COMING AGAINST
  • 00:20:44.333 --> 00:20:45.067
  • CIRCUMSTANCES COMING AGAINSTYOU.
  • 00:20:45.067 --> 00:20:46.835
  • YOU.GOD KNOWS HOW TO CAUSE IT TO
  • 00:20:46.835 --> 00:20:48.503
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TO CAUSE IT TOBACKFIRE.
  • 00:20:48.503 --> 00:20:50.272
  • BACKFIRE.THEY WERE TRYING TO STOP HIM.
  • 00:20:50.272 --> 00:20:51.773
  • THEY WERE TRYING TO STOP HIM.THEY ENDED UP HAVING TO HELP
  • 00:20:51.773 --> 00:20:52.674
  • THEY ENDED UP HAVING TO HELPHIM.
  • 00:20:52.674 --> 00:20:54.843
  • HIM.WITHOUT THEIR OPPOSITION, HE
  • 00:20:54.843 --> 00:20:55.944
  • WITHOUT THEIR OPPOSITION, HEWOULDN'T HAVE HAD THE TEMPLE
  • 00:20:55.944 --> 00:20:57.346
  • WOULDN'T HAVE HAD THE TEMPLETOTALLY PAID FOR.
  • 00:20:57.346 --> 00:20:58.847
  • TOTALLY PAID FOR.NOT ONLY THAT, THEY HAD TO
  • 00:20:58.847 --> 00:21:01.350
  • NOT ONLY THAT, THEY HAD TOBRING THEM FOOD EVERY DAY.
  • 00:21:01.350 --> 00:21:03.185
  • BRING THEM FOOD EVERY DAY.GOD SAID HE'LL PREPARE A
  • 00:21:03.185 --> 00:21:04.953
  • GOD SAID HE'LL PREPARE ATABLE BEFORE YOU IN THE
  • 00:21:04.953 --> 00:21:07.089
  • TABLE BEFORE YOU IN THEPRESENCE OF YOUR ENEMIES.
  • 00:21:07.089 --> 00:21:08.890
  • PRESENCE OF YOUR ENEMIES.SOMETIMES HE'LL EVEN HAVE
  • 00:21:08.890 --> 00:21:10.125
  • SOMETIMES HE'LL EVEN HAVEYOUR ENEMIES SERVE YOU
  • 00:21:10.125 --> 00:21:11.727
  • YOUR ENEMIES SERVE YOUDINNER.
  • 00:21:11.727 --> 00:21:13.395
  • DINNER.I CAN HEAR ZERUBBABEL SAYING,
  • 00:21:13.395 --> 00:21:14.396
  • I CAN HEAR ZERUBBABEL SAYING,"CAN I GET SOME KETCHUP WITH
  • 00:21:14.396 --> 00:21:15.864
  • "CAN I GET SOME KETCHUP WITHMY FRENCH FRIES?"
  • 00:21:15.864 --> 00:21:17.432
  • MY FRENCH FRIES?"GOD KNOWS HOW TO VINDICATE
  • 00:21:17.432 --> 00:21:18.467
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TO VINDICATEYOU.
  • 00:21:18.467 --> 00:21:19.534
  • YOU.THOSE PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYING
  • 00:21:19.534 --> 00:21:21.470
  • THOSE PEOPLE THAT ARE TRYINGTO HOLD YOU DOWN, STIR UP
  • 00:21:21.470 --> 00:21:23.205
  • TO HOLD YOU DOWN, STIR UPTROUBLE, STAY IN PEACE.
  • 00:21:23.205 --> 00:21:24.873
  • TROUBLE, STAY IN PEACE.IT'S GOING TO BACKFIRE.
  • 00:21:24.873 --> 00:21:26.608
  • IT'S GOING TO BACKFIRE.THE PSALMIST SAID, "THE TRAP
  • 00:21:26.608 --> 00:21:28.477
  • THE PSALMIST SAID, "THE TRAPTHE ENEMY SET FOR YOU, THEY
  • 00:21:28.477 --> 00:21:30.579
  • THE ENEMY SET FOR YOU, THEYWILL FALL IN THEMSELVES."
  • 00:21:30.579 --> 00:21:32.647
  • WILL FALL IN THEMSELVES."GOD IS WORKING IN WAYS THAT
  • 00:21:32.647 --> 00:21:34.483
  • GOD IS WORKING IN WAYS THATYOU CANNOT SEE.
  • 00:21:34.483 --> 00:21:36.385
  • YOU CANNOT SEE.IT MAY LOOK LIKE OPPOSITION.
  • 00:21:36.385 --> 00:21:38.086
  • IT MAY LOOK LIKE OPPOSITION.THE TRUTH IS, IT'S THE HAND
  • 00:21:38.086 --> 00:21:39.721
  • THE TRUTH IS, IT'S THE HANDOF GOD SETTING YOU UP FOR
  • 00:21:39.721 --> 00:21:41.490
  • OF GOD SETTING YOU UP FORPROMOTION.
  • 00:21:41.490 --> 00:21:43.191
  • PROMOTION.WE SEE THIS WITH JOSEPH.
  • 00:21:43.191 --> 00:21:44.126
  • WE SEE THIS WITH JOSEPH.HE WAS BETRAYED BY HIS
  • 00:21:44.126 --> 00:21:46.194
  • HE WAS BETRAYED BY HISFAMILY, FALSELY ACCUSED, PUT
  • 00:21:46.194 --> 00:21:47.829
  • FAMILY, FALSELY ACCUSED, PUTIN PRISON, DIDN'T LOOK LIKE
  • 00:21:47.829 --> 00:21:49.931
  • IN PRISON, DIDN'T LOOK LIKEHE HAD FAVOR, BUT ALL OF THAT
  • 00:21:49.931 --> 00:21:51.566
  • HE HAD FAVOR, BUT ALL OF THATOPPOSITION, THE BAD BREAKS,
  • 00:21:51.566 --> 00:21:53.368
  • OPPOSITION, THE BAD BREAKS,THE UNFAIR SITUATIONS, THAT
  • 00:21:53.368 --> 00:21:56.004
  • THE UNFAIR SITUATIONS, THATWAS GOD DIRECTING HIS STEPS,
  • 00:21:56.004 --> 00:21:57.939
  • WAS GOD DIRECTING HIS STEPS,AND ONE DAY, HE SAW WHAT HAD
  • 00:21:57.939 --> 00:21:59.107
  • AND ONE DAY, HE SAW WHAT HADBEEN HAPPENING BEHIND THE
  • 00:21:59.107 --> 00:22:01.309
  • BEEN HAPPENING BEHIND THESCENES, HOW THE PEOPLE THAT
  • 00:22:01.309 --> 00:22:02.944
  • SCENES, HOW THE PEOPLE THATHAD TRIED TO STOP HIM, HOW
  • 00:22:02.944 --> 00:22:05.213
  • HAD TRIED TO STOP HIM, HOWALL THAT OPPOSITION HAD MOVED
  • 00:22:05.213 --> 00:22:06.948
  • ALL THAT OPPOSITION HAD MOVEDHIM INTO HIS DESTINY.
  • 00:22:06.948 --> 00:22:08.517
  • HIM INTO HIS DESTINY.IT WAS ALL DIVINELY
  • 00:22:08.517 --> 00:22:10.118
  • IT WAS ALL DIVINELYORCHESTRATED.
  • 00:22:10.118 --> 00:22:11.353
  • ORCHESTRATED.WHEN YOU FACE THINGS THAT YOU
  • 00:22:11.353 --> 00:22:13.321
  • WHEN YOU FACE THINGS THAT YOUDON'T UNDERSTAND, DIFFICULT
  • 00:22:13.321 --> 00:22:15.056
  • DON'T UNDERSTAND, DIFFICULTCHALLENGES, THAT DOESN'T MEAN
  • 00:22:15.056 --> 00:22:16.358
  • CHALLENGES, THAT DOESN'T MEANTHAT SOMEHOW, YOU'VE STEPPED
  • 00:22:16.358 --> 00:22:17.459
  • THAT SOMEHOW, YOU'VE STEPPEDOUT OF FAVOR.
  • 00:22:17.459 --> 00:22:18.960
  • OUT OF FAVOR.GOD'S FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU.
  • 00:22:18.960 --> 00:22:20.429
  • GOD'S FORGOTTEN ABOUT YOU.IT'S A SETUP.
  • 00:22:20.429 --> 00:22:22.564
  • IT'S A SETUP.IT'S ALL A PART OF GOD'S PLAN
  • 00:22:22.564 --> 00:22:23.598
  • IT'S ALL A PART OF GOD'S PLANTO TAKE YOU TO THE NEXT
  • 00:22:23.598 --> 00:22:24.599
  • TO TAKE YOU TO THE NEXTLEVEL.
  • 00:22:24.599 --> 00:22:25.734
  • LEVEL.SOME OF THE THINGS THAT ARE
  • 00:22:25.734 --> 00:22:27.436
  • SOME OF THE THINGS THAT AREFRUSTRATING YOU, PEOPLE
  • 00:22:27.436 --> 00:22:28.703
  • FRUSTRATING YOU, PEOPLECOMING AGAINST YOU, THE
  • 00:22:28.703 --> 00:22:29.704
  • COMING AGAINST YOU, THECLOSED DOORS, THE
  • 00:22:29.704 --> 00:22:31.306
  • CLOSED DOORS, THEDISAPPOINTMENTS, YOU MAY NOT
  • 00:22:31.306 --> 00:22:33.742
  • DISAPPOINTMENTS, YOU MAY NOTLIKE IT, BUT WITHOUT IT, YOU
  • 00:22:33.742 --> 00:22:34.776
  • LIKE IT, BUT WITHOUT IT, YOUCOULDN'T REACH THE FULLNESS
  • 00:22:34.776 --> 00:22:36.545
  • COULDN'T REACH THE FULLNESSOF YOUR DESTINY.
  • 00:22:36.545 --> 00:22:38.280
  • OF YOUR DESTINY.JOB WOULD HAVE NEVER RECEIVED
  • 00:22:38.280 --> 00:22:40.549
  • JOB WOULD HAVE NEVER RECEIVEDDOUBLE IF GOD HAD NOT ALLOWED
  • 00:22:40.549 --> 00:22:42.451
  • DOUBLE IF GOD HAD NOT ALLOWEDHIM TO BE TESTED, GO THROUGH
  • 00:22:42.451 --> 00:22:45.187
  • HIM TO BE TESTED, GO THROUGHADVERSITY, UNFAIR SITUATIONS,
  • 00:22:45.187 --> 00:22:46.955
  • ADVERSITY, UNFAIR SITUATIONS,BUT HE SAID IN JOB CHAPTER
  • 00:22:46.955 --> 00:22:49.724
  • BUT HE SAID IN JOB CHAPTER10, "I KNOW GOD HAS GRANTED
  • 00:22:49.724 --> 00:22:51.026
  • 10, "I KNOW GOD HAS GRANTEDME FAVOR."
  • 00:22:51.026 --> 00:22:52.727
  • ME FAVOR."WHAT'S INTERESTING IS HE
  • 00:22:52.727 --> 00:22:54.362
  • WHAT'S INTERESTING IS HEDIDN'T SEE THINGS RESTORED
  • 00:22:54.362 --> 00:22:56.598
  • DIDN'T SEE THINGS RESTOREDUNTIL CHAPTER 42.
  • 00:22:56.598 --> 00:22:58.066
  • UNTIL CHAPTER 42.RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE
  • 00:22:58.066 --> 00:22:59.701
  • RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THEDIFFICULTY, WHEN IT LOOKED
  • 00:22:59.701 --> 00:23:01.036
  • DIFFICULTY, WHEN IT LOOKEDLIKE EVERYTHING HAD GONE
  • 00:23:01.036 --> 00:23:02.237
  • LIKE EVERYTHING HAD GONEWRONG, INSTEAD OF
  • 00:23:02.237 --> 00:23:04.172
  • WRONG, INSTEAD OFCOMPLAINING, HE WAS SAYING,
  • 00:23:04.172 --> 00:23:05.540
  • COMPLAINING, HE WAS SAYING,"FATHER, THANK YOU THAT I
  • 00:23:05.540 --> 00:23:06.741
  • "FATHER, THANK YOU THAT IHAVE YOUR FAVOR."
  • 00:23:06.741 --> 00:23:08.610
  • HAVE YOUR FAVOR."HE UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE,
  • 00:23:08.610 --> 00:23:10.078
  • HE UNDERSTOOD THIS PRINCIPLE,THAT HE HAD FAVOR IN THE
  • 00:23:10.078 --> 00:23:12.347
  • THAT HE HAD FAVOR IN THEDIFFICULTY, FAVOR WHEN IT
  • 00:23:12.347 --> 00:23:14.115
  • DIFFICULTY, FAVOR WHEN ITDIDN'T LOOK LIKE IT.
  • 00:23:14.115 --> 00:23:16.885
  • DIDN'T LOOK LIKE IT.SOMETIMES FAVOR IS HIDDEN.
  • 00:23:16.885 --> 00:23:17.586
  • SOMETIMES FAVOR IS HIDDEN.YOU CAN'T SEE IT IN THE
  • 00:23:17.586 --> 00:23:20.021
  • YOU CAN'T SEE IT IN THESTORM, IN THE BETRAYAL, IN
  • 00:23:20.021 --> 00:23:21.323
  • STORM, IN THE BETRAYAL, INTHE LOSS.
  • 00:23:21.323 --> 00:23:22.257
  • THE LOSS.PEOPLE COULD LOOK AT YOU AND
  • 00:23:22.257 --> 00:23:23.758
  • PEOPLE COULD LOOK AT YOU ANDTHINK, "YOU DON'T HAVE FAVOR.
  • 00:23:23.758 --> 00:23:25.026
  • THINK, "YOU DON'T HAVE FAVOR.YOU'RE STRUGGLING.
  • 00:23:25.026 --> 00:23:25.660
  • YOU'RE STRUGGLING.YOU'RE STILL DEALING WITH
  • 00:23:25.660 --> 00:23:26.495
  • YOU'RE STILL DEALING WITHTHAT ILLNESS.
  • 00:23:26.495 --> 00:23:27.429
  • THAT ILLNESS.THOSE PEOPLE AT WORK ARE
  • 00:23:27.429 --> 00:23:28.396
  • THOSE PEOPLE AT WORK AREHOLDING YOU BACK."
  • 00:23:28.396 --> 00:23:29.397
  • HOLDING YOU BACK."IT MAY LOOK LIKE YOU'RE
  • 00:23:29.397 --> 00:23:31.233
  • IT MAY LOOK LIKE YOU'RESTUCK, BUT YOU CAN'T SEE
  • 00:23:31.233 --> 00:23:32.467
  • STUCK, BUT YOU CAN'T SEEWHAT'S HAPPENING BEHIND THE
  • 00:23:32.467 --> 00:23:33.201
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING BEHIND THESCENES.
  • 00:23:33.201 --> 00:23:34.603
  • SCENES.YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT GOD IS UP
  • 00:23:34.603 --> 00:23:35.504
  • YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT GOD IS UPTO.
  • 00:23:35.504 --> 00:23:37.439
  • TO.NINE MONTHS LATER, JOB NOT
  • 00:23:37.439 --> 00:23:39.040
  • NINE MONTHS LATER, JOB NOTONLY CAME OUT, BUT HE CAME
  • 00:23:39.040 --> 00:23:40.575
  • ONLY CAME OUT, BUT HE CAMEOUT WITH TWICE WHAT HE HAD
  • 00:23:40.575 --> 00:23:41.610
  • OUT WITH TWICE WHAT HE HADBEFORE.
  • 00:23:41.610 --> 00:23:43.478
  • BEFORE.WHAT LOOKS LIKE IT'S GOING TO
  • 00:23:43.478 --> 00:23:45.647
  • WHAT LOOKS LIKE IT'S GOING TOKEEP YOU FROM YOUR DESTINY,
  • 00:23:45.647 --> 00:23:47.182
  • KEEP YOU FROM YOUR DESTINY,INSTEAD IS GOING TO LAUNCH
  • 00:23:47.182 --> 00:23:48.984
  • INSTEAD IS GOING TO LAUNCHYOU INTO A NEW LEVEL OF YOUR
  • 00:23:48.984 --> 00:23:49.985
  • YOU INTO A NEW LEVEL OF YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:23:49.985 --> 00:23:51.887
  • DESTINY.THOSE OBSTACLES ARE NOT GOING
  • 00:23:51.887 --> 00:23:53.088
  • THOSE OBSTACLES ARE NOT GOINGTO STOP YOU.
  • 00:23:53.088 --> 00:23:55.223
  • TO STOP YOU.THEY'RE GOING TO PROMOTE YOU.
  • 00:23:55.223 --> 00:23:55.957
  • THEY'RE GOING TO PROMOTE YOU.NOW, KEEP THE RIGHT
  • 00:23:55.957 --> 00:23:57.158
  • NOW, KEEP THE RIGHTPERSPECTIVE.
  • 00:23:57.158 --> 00:23:57.926
  • PERSPECTIVE.YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE
  • 00:23:57.926 --> 00:23:59.761
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVEWORRIED, PANICKED BECAUSE
  • 00:23:59.761 --> 00:24:00.996
  • WORRIED, PANICKED BECAUSEYOU'RE IN BETWEEN WALLS OF
  • 00:24:00.996 --> 00:24:01.796
  • YOU'RE IN BETWEEN WALLS OFWATER.
  • 00:24:01.796 --> 00:24:03.965
  • WATER.YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM,
  • 00:24:03.965 --> 00:24:05.634
  • YOU HAVE FAVOR IN THE STORM,FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.
  • 00:24:05.634 --> 00:24:07.269
  • FAVOR IN THE FAMINE.RIGHT NOW, GOD IS PUSHING
  • 00:24:07.269 --> 00:24:08.904
  • RIGHT NOW, GOD IS PUSHINGBACK FORCES OF DARKNESS.
  • 00:24:08.904 --> 00:24:10.605
  • BACK FORCES OF DARKNESS.FAVOR IS KEEPING YOUR ENEMIES
  • 00:24:10.605 --> 00:24:12.007
  • FAVOR IS KEEPING YOUR ENEMIESFROM DEFEATING YOU.
  • 00:24:12.007 --> 00:24:13.174
  • FROM DEFEATING YOU.IT MAY HAVE BEEN MEANT FOR
  • 00:24:13.174 --> 00:24:15.143
  • IT MAY HAVE BEEN MEANT FORYOUR HARM, BUT GET READY.
  • 00:24:15.143 --> 00:24:16.945
  • YOUR HARM, BUT GET READY.I BELIEVE AND DECLARE IT'S
  • 00:24:16.945 --> 00:24:18.480
  • I BELIEVE AND DECLARE IT'SABOUT TO BACKFIRE.
  • 00:24:18.480 --> 00:24:20.215
  • ABOUT TO BACKFIRE.LIKE ZERUBBABEL, YOU'RE ABOUT
  • 00:24:20.215 --> 00:24:21.983
  • LIKE ZERUBBABEL, YOU'RE ABOUTTO SEE WHAT GOD'S BEEN DOING
  • 00:24:21.983 --> 00:24:23.251
  • TO SEE WHAT GOD'S BEEN DOINGBEHIND THE SCENES.
  • 00:24:23.251 --> 00:24:24.920
  • BEHIND THE SCENES.PEOPLE THAT WERE AGAINST YOU
  • 00:24:24.920 --> 00:24:26.321
  • PEOPLE THAT WERE AGAINST YOUARE SUDDENLY GOING TO BE FOR
  • 00:24:26.321 --> 00:24:26.988
  • ARE SUDDENLY GOING TO BE FORYOU.
  • 00:24:26.988 --> 00:24:28.323
  • YOU.PROBLEMS ARE ABOUT TO TURN
  • 00:24:28.323 --> 00:24:29.090
  • PROBLEMS ARE ABOUT TO TURNAROUND.
  • 00:24:29.090 --> 00:24:30.592
  • AROUND.UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS ARE
  • 00:24:30.592 --> 00:24:31.660
  • UNEXPECTED BLESSINGS ARECOMING YOUR WAY,
  • 00:24:31.660 --> 00:24:33.461
  • COMING YOUR WAY,BREAKTHROUGHS, VINDICATION,
  • 00:24:33.461 --> 00:24:35.030
  • BREAKTHROUGHS, VINDICATION,PROMOTION, HEALING, THE
  • 00:24:35.030 --> 00:24:37.232
  • PROMOTION, HEALING, THEFULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY, IN
  • 00:24:37.232 --> 00:24:39.000
  • FULLNESS OF YOUR DESTINY, INJESUS'S NAME, AND IF YOU
  • 00:24:39.000 --> 00:24:40.268
  • JESUS'S NAME, AND IF YOURECEIVE IT, CAN YOU SAY AMEN
  • 00:24:40.268 --> 00:24:42.437
  • RECEIVE IT, CAN YOU SAY AMENTODAY?
  • 00:24:42.437 --> 00:24:43.238
  • TODAY?I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU AN
  • 00:24:43.238 --> 00:24:45.240
  • I'D LIKE TO GIVE YOU ANOPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THE
  • 00:24:45.240 --> 00:24:46.541
  • OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE JESUS THELORD OF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:24:46.541 --> 00:24:48.209
  • LORD OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?
  • 00:24:48.209 --> 00:24:51.079
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITH ME?JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS, I
  • 00:24:51.079 --> 00:24:53.214
  • JUST SAY, "LORD JESUS, IREPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:24:53.214 --> 00:24:55.417
  • REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:24:55.417 --> 00:24:56.551
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD AND
  • 00:24:56.551 --> 00:24:58.353
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORD ANDSAVIOR."
  • 00:24:58.353 --> 00:24:59.187
  • SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THAT
  • 00:24:59.187 --> 00:25:00.922
  • FRIENDS, IF YOU PRAYED THATSIMPLE PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOU
  • 00:25:00.922 --> 00:25:02.290
  • SIMPLE PRAYER, WE BELIEVE YOUGOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:02.290 --> 00:25:03.558
  • GOT BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASED
  • 00:25:03.558 --> 00:25:05.393
  • GET IN A GOOD BIBLE-BASEDCHURCH, AND KEEP GOD FIRST
  • 00:25:05.393 --> 00:25:06.394
  • CHURCH, AND KEEP GOD FIRSTPLACE.
  • 00:25:06.394 --> 00:25:06.861
  • PLACE.VICTORIA AND I
  • 00:25:06.861 --> 00:25:07.662
  • VICTORIA AND IWILL BE RIGHT BACK
  • 00:25:07.662 --> 00:25:09.464
  • ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:10.932 --> 00:25:11.967
  • ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THIS
  • 00:25:11.967 --> 00:25:13.401
  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THISMONTH, JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULD
  • 00:25:13.401 --> 00:25:15.003
  • MONTH, JOEL AND VICTORIA WOULDLIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY OF
  • 00:25:15.003 --> 00:25:16.738
  • LIKE TO SEND YOU A COPY OFJOEL'S NEW AUDIO SERIES,
  • 00:25:16.738 --> 00:25:19.407
  • IN THIS THREE-MESSAGE SERIES,
  • 00:25:20.775 --> 00:25:22.277
  • IN THIS THREE-MESSAGE SERIES,JOEL OSTEEN CHALLENGES YOU TO
  • 00:25:22.277 --> 00:25:23.945
  • JOEL OSTEEN CHALLENGES YOU TOSTAY IN FAITH AND BELIEVE FOR
  • 00:25:23.945 --> 00:25:26.114
  • STAY IN FAITH AND BELIEVE FORGOD'S VERY BEST EVEN WHEN YOU
  • 00:25:26.114 --> 00:25:28.249
  • GOD'S VERY BEST EVEN WHEN YOUCAN'T SEE ANYTHING HAPPENING.
  • 00:25:28.249 --> 00:25:28.850
  • CAN'T SEE ANYTHING HAPPENING.> VICTORIA: WE ALL EXPERIENCE
  • 00:25:28.850 --> 00:25:30.118
  • > VICTORIA: WE ALL EXPERIENCEDIFFICULTIES AND THINGS WE DON'T
  • 00:25:30.118 --> 00:25:31.519
  • DIFFICULTIES AND THINGS WE DON'TUNDERSTAND. BUT GOD DOESN'T
  • 00:25:31.519 --> 00:25:33.321
  • UNDERSTAND. BUT GOD DOESN'TWASTE ANYTHING WE GO THROUGH.
  • 00:25:33.321 --> 00:25:34.889
  • WASTE ANYTHING WE GO THROUGH.IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH INSTEAD
  • 00:25:34.889 --> 00:25:36.224
  • IF YOU'LL STAY IN FAITH INSTEADOF BEING STUMBLING BLOCKS,
  • 00:25:36.224 --> 00:25:37.726
  • OF BEING STUMBLING BLOCKS,THEY'LL BECOME STEPPING STONES
  • 00:25:37.726 --> 00:25:38.860
  • THEY'LL BECOME STEPPING STONESTO REACH A NEW LEVEL OF YOUR
  • 00:25:38.860 --> 00:25:40.061
  • TO REACH A NEW LEVEL OF YOURDESTINY.
  • 00:25:40.061 --> 00:25:40.895
  • DESTINY.> JOEL: REBOOTING MEANS
  • 00:25:40.895 --> 00:25:42.263
  • > JOEL: REBOOTING MEANSSOMETHING BETTER IS COMING.
  • 00:25:42.263 --> 00:25:43.632
  • SOMETHING BETTER IS COMING.REQUEST THIS RESOURCE, IT WILL
  • 00:25:43.632 --> 00:25:45.066
  • REQUEST THIS RESOURCE, IT WILLHELP YOU GET READY FOR THE NEW
  • 00:25:45.066 --> 00:25:47.202
  • > ANNCR: REQUEST YOUR COPY OF
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  • "REBOOTING, A FRESH START"TODAY AT JOELOSTEEN.COM OR
  • 00:25:52.440 --> 00:25:57.445
  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR
  • 00:25:58.346 --> 00:25:59.714
  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOURSUPPORT OF THE MINISTRY.
  • 00:25:59.714 --> 00:26:01.316
  • SUPPORT OF THE MINISTRY.YOUR PRAYERS, YOUR GENEROSITY,
  • 00:26:01.316 --> 00:26:02.651
  • YOUR PRAYERS, YOUR GENEROSITY,IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUND
  • 00:26:02.651 --> 00:26:03.918
  • IS MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUNDTHE WORLD. KNOW THAT
  • 00:26:03.918 --> 00:26:05.553
  • THE WORLD. KNOW THATVICTORIA AND I PRAY FOR YOU
  • 00:26:05.553 --> 00:26:07.155
  • VICTORIA AND I PRAY FOR YOUAND YOUR FAMILY EVERY DAY.
  • 00:26:07.155 --> 00:26:08.356
  • AND YOUR FAMILY EVERY DAY.WE'RE BELIEVING FOR GOD'S VERY,
  • 00:26:08.356 --> 00:26:09.658
  • WE'RE BELIEVING FOR GOD'S VERY,VERY BEST.
  • 00:26:09.658 --> 00:26:10.725
  • VERY BEST.A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OF
  • 00:26:10.725 --> 00:26:12.427
  • A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OFOUR CHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERS
  • 00:26:12.427 --> 00:26:13.695
  • OUR CHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERSFOR WHAT YOU DO TO KEEP THE
  • 00:26:13.695 --> 00:26:15.230
  • FOR WHAT YOU DO TO KEEP THEMINISTRY POSSIBLE.
  • 00:26:15.230 --> 00:26:16.097
  • MINISTRY POSSIBLE.I HOPE YOU'LL DOWNLOAD OUR
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  • I HOPE YOU'LL DOWNLOAD OURDAILY PODCAST. YOU CAN BE
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  • DAILY PODCAST. YOU CAN BEENCOURAGED AND INSPIRED EACH
  • 00:26:20.235 --> 00:26:21.403
  • ENCOURAGED AND INSPIRED EACHDAY AS YOU LISTEN TO THESE
  • 00:26:21.403 --> 00:26:22.637
  • DAY AS YOU LISTEN TO THESEMESSAGES.
  • 00:26:22.637 --> 00:26:23.204
  • MESSAGES.> VICTORIA: BECAUSE OF YOUR
  • 00:26:23.204 --> 00:26:24.239
  • > VICTORIA: BECAUSE OF YOURGIVING, WE ARE PROVIDING
  • 00:26:24.239 --> 00:26:25.407
  • GIVING, WE ARE PROVIDINGCRITICAL BACK TO SCHOOL
  • 00:26:25.407 --> 00:26:26.608
  • CRITICAL BACK TO SCHOOLASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES AND
  • 00:26:26.608 --> 00:26:28.543
  • ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES ANDTEACHERS ACROSS OUR CITY.
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  • TEACHERS ACROSS OUR CITY.YOUR GENEROSITY ALLOWS US TO
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  • YOUR GENEROSITY ALLOWS US TOGIVE FINANCIAL GIFTS FOR
  • 00:26:31.646 --> 00:26:32.981
  • GIVE FINANCIAL GIFTS FORHUNDREDS OF TEACHERS IN
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  • HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS INFIVE DISTRICTS AND MANY FAMILIES
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  • FIVE DISTRICTS AND MANY FAMILIESWHO NEED TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUAL
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  • WHO NEED TECHNOLOGY FOR VIRTUALLEARNING, FOOD FOR THE PANTRY,
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  • LEARNING, FOOD FOR THE PANTRY,AS WELL AS ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
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  • > NICOLE M.: ONE OF THE THINGS
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  • > NICOLE M.: ONE OF THE THINGSI LOVE ABOUT LAKEWOOD IS THAT
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  • I LOVE ABOUT LAKEWOOD IS THATLAKEWOOD IS VERY INSPIRATIONAL.
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  • LAKEWOOD IS VERY INSPIRATIONAL.IT GIVES US HOPE WHEN SOMETIMES
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  • IT GIVES US HOPE WHEN SOMETIMESWE ARE FEELING REALLY DOWN OR
  • 00:26:50.098 --> 00:26:52.500
  • WE ARE FEELING REALLY DOWN ORWE'RE STRUGGLING. IT'S NOT
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  • WE'RE STRUGGLING. IT'S NOTJUST ABOUT PREACHING THE WORD,
  • 00:26:54.302 --> 00:26:56.604
  • JUST ABOUT PREACHING THE WORD,IT'S ACTUALLY DOING WHAT'S IN
  • 00:26:56.604 --> 00:26:58.173
  • IT'S ACTUALLY DOING WHAT'S INTHE WORD. IT'S BEING ACTIVE
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  • THE WORD. IT'S BEING ACTIVEPARTICIPANTS IN THE COMMUNITY.
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  • PARTICIPANTS IN THE COMMUNITY.GIVING TO THOSE WHO STRUGGLE
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  • GIVING TO THOSE WHO STRUGGLEAND ONCE AGAIN GIVING THAT
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  • > JOEL: LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.
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  • > JOEL: LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.LORD, THANK YOU FOR ALL THOSE
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  • LORD, THANK YOU FOR ALL THOSETHAT ARE LISTENING AND
  • 00:27:07.882 --> 00:27:09.284
  • THAT ARE LISTENING ANDWATCHING RIGHT NOW. I KNOW
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  • WATCHING RIGHT NOW. I KNOWYOU'VE GOT THEM IN THE PALM OF
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  • YOU'VE GOT THEM IN THE PALM OFYOUR HAND. LORD, I THANK YOU
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  • YOUR HAND. LORD, I THANK YOUTHAT YOU'RE RESTORING HEALTH,
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  • THAT YOU'RE RESTORING HEALTH,JOY, AND RELATIONSHIPS. DOING
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  • JOY, AND RELATIONSHIPS. DOINGWHAT THEY CAN'T DO ON THEIR
  • 00:27:16.958 --> 00:27:18.426
  • WHAT THEY CAN'T DO ON THEIROWN. WE THANK YOU LORD THAT
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  • OWN. WE THANK YOU LORD THATYOU HAVEN'T BROUGHT THEM THIS
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  • YOU HAVEN'T BROUGHT THEM THISFAR TO LEAVE THEM. THAT YOU
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  • FAR TO LEAVE THEM. THAT YOUHAVE AWESOME THINGS IN STORE.
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  • HAVE AWESOME THINGS IN STORE.THAT EVEN TODAY WOULD BE A
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  • THAT EVEN TODAY WOULD BE ABREAKTHROUGH DAY. IN JESUS'
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  • BREAKTHROUGH DAY. IN JESUS'NAME. GOD BLESS YOU!
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