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October 13, 2020
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Joel and Victoria Osteen's message of unconditional love and unending hope reaches everyone across the world.

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  • (APPLAUSE)
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  • (APPLAUSE)WELL, GOD BLESS
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  • WELL, GOD BLESSYOU. IT'S ALWAYS
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  • YOU. IT'S ALWAYSA JOY TO COME INTO
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  • A JOY TO COME INTOYOUR HOMES. IF
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  • YOUR HOMES. IFYOU'RE EVER IN OUR
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  • YOU'RE EVER IN OURAREA PLEASE STOP BY
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  • 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
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  • I PROMISE YOU WE'LLMAKE YOU FEEL RIGHT
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  • MAKE YOU FEEL RIGHTAT HOME. THANKS SO
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  • AT HOME. THANKS SOMUCH FOR TUNING IN
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  • MUCH FOR TUNING INAND THANK YOU AGAIN
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  • AND THANK YOU AGAINFOR COMING OUT
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  • FOR COMING OUTTODAY.
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  • TODAY.I LIKE TO START WITH
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  • I LIKE TO START WITHSOMETHING FUNNY.
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  • SOMETHING FUNNY.I HEARD ABOUT THESE
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  • I HEARD ABOUT THESETWO PROFESSIONAL
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  • TWO PROFESSIONALBASEBALL PLAYERS.
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  • BASEBALL PLAYERS.THEY WERE DISCUSSING
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  • THEY WERE DISCUSSINGWHETHER OR NOT THERE
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  • WHETHER OR NOT THEREWOULD BE BASEBALL IN
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  • WOULD BE BASEBALL INHEAVEN. THEY MADE AN
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  • HEAVEN. THEY MADE ANAGREEMENT THAT
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  • AGREEMENT THATWHOEVER DIED FIRST
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  • WHOEVER DIED FIRSTWOULD COME BACK AND
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  • WOULD COME BACK ANDTELL THE OTHER ONE
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  • TELL THE OTHER ONEIF INDEED THERE WAS
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  • IF INDEED THERE WASBASEBALL IN HEAVEN.
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  • BASEBALL IN HEAVEN.A FEW MONTHS LATER,
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  • A FEW MONTHS LATER,ONE OF THE MEN DIED
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  • ONE OF THE MEN DIEDAND JUST LIKE HE
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  • AND JUST LIKE HEPROMISED HE CAME
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  • PROMISED HE CAMEBACK. HE SAID TO
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  • BACK. HE SAID TOHIS FRIEND, "I'VE
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  • HIS FRIEND, "I'VEGOT GOOD NEWS AND
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  • GOT GOOD NEWS ANDI'VE GOT BAD NEWS.
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  • I'VE GOT BAD NEWS.THE GOOD NEWS IS
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  • THE GOOD NEWS ISTHERE IS BASEBALL
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  • THERE IS BASEBALLUP IN HEAVEN. THE
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  • UP IN HEAVEN. THEBAD NEWS IS, YOU'RE
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  • BAD NEWS IS, YOU'RESCHEDULED TO PITCH
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  • SCHEDULED TO PITCHNEXT THURSDAY."
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  • NEXT THURSDAY."(LAUGHTER)
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  • (LAUGHTER)HOLD UP YOUR BIBLE.
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  • HOLD UP YOUR BIBLE.SAY IT LIKE YOU MEAN
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  • SAY IT LIKE YOU MEANIT. THIS IS MY
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  • IT. THIS IS MYBIBLE. I AM WHAT
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  • BIBLE. I AM WHATIT SAYS I AM. I
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  • IT SAYS I AM. IHAVE WHAT IT SAYS
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  • HAVE WHAT IT SAYSI HAVE. I CAN DO
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  • I HAVE. I CAN DOWHAT IT SAYS I
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  • WHAT IT SAYS ICAN DO. TODAY I
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  • CAN DO. TODAY IWILL BE TAUGHT
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  • WILL BE TAUGHTTHE WORD OF GOD.
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  • THE 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
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  • MY HEART ISRECEPTIVE, I WILL
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  • RECEPTIVE, I WILLNEVER BE THE SAME
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  • NEVER BE THE SAMEIN JESUS' NAME.
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  • IN JESUS' NAME.GOD BLESS YOU.
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  • GOD BLESS YOU.I WANT TO TALK TO
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  • I WANT TO TALK TOYOU TODAY ABOUT
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  • YOU TODAY ABOUTUNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.
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  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.A FEW MONTHS AGO, IT
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  • A FEW MONTHS AGO, ITHAD BEEN CLOUDY IN
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  • HAD BEEN CLOUDY INHOUSTON FOR A LONG
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  • HOUSTON FOR A LONGTIME; GREY, GLOOMY,
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  • TIME; GREY, GLOOMY,OVERCAST. EVERY
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  • OVERCAST. EVERYMORNING WHEN I WOKE
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  • MORNING WHEN I WOKEUP, I THOUGHT, "SURELY
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  • UP, I THOUGHT, "SURELYIT'S GOING TO BE
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  • IT'S GOING TO BESUNNY TODAY."
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  • SUNNY TODAY."I LOOKED OUTSIDE
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  • I LOOKED OUTSIDEEAGERLY BUT NOTHING
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  • EAGERLY BUT NOTHINGHAD CHANGED.
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  • HAD CHANGED.I WATCHED THE
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  • I WATCHED THEWEATHER REPORTS ON
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  • WEATHER REPORTS ONTHE NEWS. AS FAR
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  • THE NEWS. AS FAROUT AS THEY
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  • OUT AS THEYPREDICTED, IT WAS
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  • PREDICTED, IT WASALL CLOUDY.
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  • ALL CLOUDY.I CHECKED THE 10 DAY
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  • I CHECKED THE 10 DAYREPORT ON MY PHONE,
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  • REPORT ON MY PHONE,NOTHING HAD CHANGED,
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  • NOTHING HAD CHANGED,NO END IN SIGHT.
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  • NO END IN SIGHT.IT HAD BEEN THAT WAY
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  • IT HAD BEEN THAT WAYSO LONG, PEOPLE
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  • SO LONG, PEOPLESTARTED ASKING THE
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  • STARTED ASKING THEQUESTION, "WHEN ARE
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  • QUESTION, "WHEN AREWE EVER GOING TO SEE
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  • WE EVER GOING TO SEETHE SUN AGAIN?"
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  • THE SUN AGAIN?"SOMETIMES IT CAN BE
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  • SOMETIMES IT CAN BETHAT WAY IN LIFE.
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  • THAT WAY IN LIFE.IT'S CLOUDY IN OUR
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  • IT'S CLOUDY IN OURHEALTH, CLOUDY IN
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  • HEALTH, CLOUDY INOUR FINANCES, CLOUDY
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  • OUR FINANCES, CLOUDYIN A RELATIONSHIP.
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  • IN A RELATIONSHIP.DAY AFTER DAY GOES
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  • DAY AFTER DAY GOESBY. IT DOESN'T LOOK
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  • BY. IT DOESN'T LOOKLIKE IT'S EVER GOING
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  • LIKE IT'S EVER GOINGTO CHANGE.
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  • TO CHANGE.A GENTLEMAN TOLD
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  • A GENTLEMAN TOLDRECENTLY HOW HE
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  • RECENTLY HOW HESTRUGGLED WITH AN
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  • STRUGGLED WITH ANADDICTION SINCE HIGH
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  • ADDICTION SINCE HIGHSCHOOL. THOSE DARK
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  • SCHOOL. THOSE DARKCLOUDS ROLLED IN.
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  • CLOUDS ROLLED IN.NOW 30 YEARS LATER,
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  • NOW 30 YEARS LATER,HE'S STILL DEALING
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  • HE'S STILL DEALINGWITH IT; HE HASN'T
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  • WITH IT; HE HASN'TSEEN THE SUN. WHEN
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  • SEEN THE SUN. WHENIT'S BEEN DARK FOR
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  • IT'S BEEN DARK FORA LONG TIME, IT'S
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  • A LONG TIME, IT'SEASY TO GET
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  • EASY TO GETDISCOURAGED AND
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  • DISCOURAGED ANDTHINK THAT IT'S
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  • THINK THAT IT'SNEVER GOING TO
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  • NEVER GOING TOCHANGE. ONE MORNING
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  • CHANGE. ONE MORNINGI WAS IN MY OFFICE
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  • I WAS IN MY OFFICELOOKING OUT THE
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  • LOOKING OUT THEWINDOW. IT WAS
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  • WINDOW. IT WASANOTHER GRAY,
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  • ANOTHER GRAY,GLOOMY DAY LIKE IT
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  • GLOOMY DAY LIKE ITHAD BEEN AGAIN AND
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  • HAD BEEN AGAIN ANDAGAIN. BUT ALL OF
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  • AGAIN. BUT ALL OFA SUDDEN, OUT OF
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  • A SUDDEN, OUT OFNOWHERE, THE CLOUDS
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  • NOWHERE, THE CLOUDSBROKE OPEN AND THIS
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  • BROKE OPEN AND THISBRIGHT RAY OF
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  • BRIGHT RAY OFSUNLIGHT CAME
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  • SUNLIGHT CAMESHINING DOWN.
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  • SHINING DOWN.IT LOOKED LIKE A
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  • IT LOOKED LIKE APOSTCARD. IT WAS SO
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  • POSTCARD. IT WAS SOBEAUTIFUL; THE SUN
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  • BEAUTIFUL; THE SUNSHINING THROUGH
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  • SHINING THROUGHTHE TREES, THE
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  • THE TREES, THEGROUND WAS
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  • GROUND WASGLISTENING. I SAT
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  • GLISTENING. I SATTHERE AND TOOK IT
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  • THERE AND TOOK ITALL IN. IT WAS SUCH
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  • ALL IN. IT WAS SUCHA WELCOMED SIGHT.
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  • A WELCOMED SIGHT.I COULD FEEL MY
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  • I COULD FEEL MYSPIRITS LIFTING.
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  • SPIRITS LIFTING.IN A FEW MINUTES, AS
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  • IN A FEW MINUTES, ASI WATCHED, ALL THE
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  • I WATCHED, ALL THECLOUDS DISSIPATED.
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  • CLOUDS DISSIPATED.THEY DIDN'T BLOW
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  • THEY DIDN'T BLOWAWAY; THEY JUST WENT
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  • AWAY; THEY JUST WENTAWAY LIKE FOG
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  • AWAY LIKE FOGBURNING OFF.
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  • BURNING OFF.I HEARD THESE TWO
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  • I HEARD THESE TWOWORDS IN MY SPIRIT,
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  • WORDS IN MY SPIRIT,"UNEXPECTED
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  • "UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE."
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  • SUNSHINE."MAYBE IT'S BEEN
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  • MAYBE IT'S BEENCLOUDY IN YOUR LIFE
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  • CLOUDY IN YOUR LIFEFOR A LONG TIME.
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  • FOR A LONG TIME.THOSE CLOUDS OF
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  • THOSE CLOUDS OFLONELINESS DON'T
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  • LONELINESS DON'TLOOK LIKE THEY'LL
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  • LOOK LIKE THEY'LLEVER LEAVE. YOU
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  • EVER LEAVE. YOUDON'T THINK YOU
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  • DON'T THINK YOUWOULD EVER MEET
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  • WOULD EVER MEETTHE RIGHT PERSON.
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  • THE RIGHT PERSON.BUT CAN I TELL YOU
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  • BUT CAN I TELL YOUTHAT GOD HAS
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  • THAT GOD HAS"UNEXPECTED
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  • "UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE". HE'S
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  • SUNSHINE". HE'SALREADY LINED UP
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  • ALREADY LINED UPTHE PERSON OF YOUR
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  • THE PERSON OF YOURDREAMS. IT'S JUST A
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  • DREAMS. IT'S JUST AMATTER OF TIME
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  • MATTER OF TIMEBEFORE THOSE CLOUDS
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  • BEFORE THOSE CLOUDSOPEN UP. THE MEDICAL
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  • OPEN UP. THE MEDICALREPORT MAY SAY
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  • REPORT MAY SAYYOU'LL NEVER GET
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  • YOU'LL NEVER GETWELL, JUST LEARN TO
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  • WELL, JUST LEARN TOLIVE WITH IT. IT'S
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  • LIVE WITH IT. IT'SCLOUDY IN YOUR
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  • CLOUDY IN YOURHEALTH. STAY
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  • HEALTH. STAYENCOURAGED;
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  • ENCOURAGED;UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE
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  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINEIS COMING YOUR WAY.
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  • IS COMING YOUR WAY.OR THOSE CLOUDS OF
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  • OR THOSE CLOUDS OFSTRUGGLE, LACK,
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  • STRUGGLE, LACK,CAN'T GET AHEAD MAY
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  • CAN'T GET AHEAD MAYHAVE FOLLOWED YOU
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  • HAVE FOLLOWED YOUAROUND FOR YEARS.
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  • AROUND FOR YEARS.YOU COULD EASILY
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  • YOU COULD EASILYACCEPT MEDIOCRITY;
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  • ACCEPT MEDIOCRITY;THINK YOU'VE REACHED
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  • THINK YOU'VE REACHEDYOUR LIMITS, NO GET
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  • YOUR LIMITS, NO GETREADY FOR UNEXPECTED
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  • READY FOR UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE. ONE TOUCH
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  • SUNSHINE. ONE TOUCHOF GOD'S FAVOR CAN
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  • OF GOD'S FAVOR CANTHRUST YOU TO THE
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  • THRUST YOU TO THENEXT LEVEL. IT MAY
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  • NEXT LEVEL. IT MAYBE OVERCAST RIGHT
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  • BE OVERCAST RIGHTNOW; GLOOMY IN SOME
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  • NOW; GLOOMY IN SOMEAREA OF YOUR LIFE.
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  • AREA OF YOUR LIFE.THE GOOD NEWS IS
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  • THE GOOD NEWS ISTHOSE CLOUDS DON'T
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  • THOSE CLOUDS DON'TSTOP OUR GOD, HE
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  • STOP OUR GOD, HECONTROLS THE CLOUDS;
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  • CONTROLS THE CLOUDS;IN A SPLIT SECOND HE
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  • IN A SPLIT SECOND HECAN CAUSE THEM TO
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  • CAN CAUSE THEM TOOPEN UP, SUDDENLY
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  • OPEN UP, SUDDENLYYOU GET WELL,
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  • YOU GET WELL,SUDDENLY YOU MEET
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  • SUDDENLY YOU MEETTHE RIGHT PERSON,
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  • THE RIGHT PERSON,SUDDENLY YOU'RE OUT
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  • SUDDENLY YOU'RE OUTOF DEBT. DON'T BE
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  • OF DEBT. DON'T BEDISCOURAGED BY THE
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  • DISCOURAGED BY THECLOUDS; THEY'RE
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  • CLOUDS; THEY'REONLY TEMPORARY.
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  • ONLY TEMPORARY.IT WAS CLOUDY IN OUR
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  • IT WAS CLOUDY IN OURLIFE IN 1981 WHEN MY
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  • LIFE IN 1981 WHEN MYMOTHER WAS DIAGNOSED
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  • MOTHER WAS DIAGNOSEDWITH TERMINAL LIVER
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  • WITH TERMINAL LIVERCANCER. THOSE CLOUDS
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  • CANCER. THOSE CLOUDSCAME STORMING IN AND
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  • CAME STORMING IN ANDEVERYWHERE WE LOOKED
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  • EVERYWHERE WE LOOKEDIT WAS DARK, GLOOMY,
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  • IT WAS DARK, GLOOMY,DEPRESSING. THE
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  • DEPRESSING. THEFORECAST SAID A FEW
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  • FORECAST SAID A FEWWEEKS TO LIVE BUT
  • 00:04:25.021 --> 00:04:26.556
  • WEEKS TO LIVE BUTPEOPLE DON'T HAVE
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  • PEOPLE DON'T HAVETHE FINAL SAY, GOD
  • 00:04:27.657 --> 00:04:29.459
  • THE FINAL SAY, GODDOES. HE SAID, "I
  • 00:04:29.459 --> 00:04:31.027
  • DOES. HE SAID, "IHAVE UNEXPECTED
  • 00:04:31.027 --> 00:04:32.161
  • HAVE UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE. I'M GOING
  • 00:04:32.161 --> 00:04:33.062
  • SUNSHINE. I'M GOINGTO CAUSE THOSE
  • 00:04:33.062 --> 00:04:34.330
  • TO CAUSE THOSECLOUDS TO OPEN UP,
  • 00:04:34.330 --> 00:04:35.431
  • CLOUDS TO OPEN UP,SHINE DOWN HEALING,
  • 00:04:35.431 --> 00:04:36.065
  • SHINE DOWN HEALING,SHINE DOWN
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  • SHINE DOWNRESTORATION."
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  • RESTORATION."THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED
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  • THAT'S WHAT HAPPENEDIN MY MOTHER'S LIFE;
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  • IN MY MOTHER'S LIFE;UNEXPECTEDLY THE SUN
  • 00:04:40.136 --> 00:04:41.304
  • UNEXPECTEDLY THE SUNCAME OUT.
  • 00:04:41.304 --> 00:04:42.004
  • CAME OUT.THIRTY-FOUR YEARS
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  • THIRTY-FOUR YEARSLATER SHE'S STILL
  • 00:04:42.739 --> 00:04:43.906
  • LATER SHE'S STILLHEALTHY AND WHOLE.
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  • HEALTHY AND WHOLE.(APPLAUSE) BUT
  • 00:04:45.274 --> 00:04:46.442
  • (APPLAUSE) BUTWHEN IT'S CLOUDY,
  • 00:04:46.442 --> 00:04:47.310
  • WHEN IT'S CLOUDY,EVERY VOICE WILL
  • 00:04:47.310 --> 00:04:48.177
  • EVERY VOICE WILLTELL YOU IT'S NEVER
  • 00:04:48.177 --> 00:04:49.245
  • TELL YOU IT'S NEVERGOING TO CHANGE,
  • 00:04:49.245 --> 00:04:49.879
  • GOING TO CHANGE,YOU'LL ALWAYS BE
  • 00:04:49.879 --> 00:04:50.747
  • YOU'LL ALWAYS BEADDICTED, ALWAYS BE
  • 00:04:50.747 --> 00:04:51.814
  • ADDICTED, ALWAYS BEDISCOURAGED, ALWAYS
  • 00:04:51.814 --> 00:04:52.482
  • DISCOURAGED, ALWAYSSTRUGGLE IN YOUR
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  • STRUGGLE IN YOURCAREER. DON'T
  • 00:04:53.649 --> 00:04:55.251
  • CAREER. DON'TBELIEVE THOSE LIES.
  • 00:04:55.251 --> 00:04:56.586
  • BELIEVE THOSE LIES.GOD IS SAYING, "I
  • 00:04:56.586 --> 00:04:57.453
  • GOD IS SAYING, "IHAVE UNEXPECTED
  • 00:04:57.453 --> 00:04:58.755
  • HAVE UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE COMING YOUR
  • 00:04:58.755 --> 00:05:00.089
  • SUNSHINE COMING YOURWAY." IT'S GOING TO
  • 00:05:00.089 --> 00:05:01.224
  • WAY." IT'S GOING TOBE UNUSUAL, OUT OF
  • 00:05:01.224 --> 00:05:02.692
  • BE UNUSUAL, OUT OFTHE ORDINARY, AND
  • 00:05:02.692 --> 00:05:03.559
  • THE ORDINARY, ANDIT'S GOING TO
  • 00:05:03.559 --> 00:05:04.961
  • IT'S GOING TOHAPPEN SUDDENLY.
  • 00:05:04.961 --> 00:05:05.728
  • HAPPEN SUDDENLY.THOSE CLOUDS ARE
  • 00:05:05.728 --> 00:05:06.763
  • THOSE CLOUDS AREGOING TO BREAK OPEN;
  • 00:05:06.763 --> 00:05:07.630
  • GOING TO BREAK OPEN;YOU'RE GOING TO SEE
  • 00:05:07.630 --> 00:05:08.898
  • YOU'RE GOING TO SEERAYS OF HEALING,
  • 00:05:08.898 --> 00:05:09.966
  • RAYS OF HEALING,RAYS OF FAVOR, RAYS
  • 00:05:09.966 --> 00:05:11.467
  • RAYS OF FAVOR, RAYSOF PROMOTION. NOW
  • 00:05:11.467 --> 00:05:12.735
  • OF PROMOTION. NOWDO YOUR PART AND
  • 00:05:12.735 --> 00:05:14.203
  • DO YOUR PART ANDGET IN AGREEMENT
  • 00:05:14.203 --> 00:05:15.605
  • GET IN AGREEMENTWITH GOD. START
  • 00:05:15.605 --> 00:05:16.272
  • WITH GOD. STARTACTING LIKE IT'S
  • 00:05:16.272 --> 00:05:17.073
  • ACTING LIKE IT'SGOING TO HAPPEN,
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  • GOING TO HAPPEN,THINKING LIKE IT'S
  • 00:05:17.673 --> 00:05:18.775
  • THINKING LIKE IT'SGOING TO HAPPEN,
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  • GOING TO HAPPEN,TALKING LIKE IT'S
  • 00:05:19.575 --> 00:05:20.276
  • TALKING LIKE IT'SGOING TO HAPPEN.
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  • GOING TO HAPPEN.NO MORE, "I'LL NEVER
  • 00:05:21.177 --> 00:05:22.311
  • NO MORE, "I'LL NEVERGET WELL JOEL, I'VE
  • 00:05:22.311 --> 00:05:23.513
  • GET WELL JOEL, I'VEHAD THIS TOO LONG."
  • 00:05:23.513 --> 00:05:24.747
  • HAD THIS TOO LONG."NO, GOD IS RESTORING
  • 00:05:24.747 --> 00:05:26.182
  • NO, GOD IS RESTORINGHEALTH UNTO ME, THE
  • 00:05:26.182 --> 00:05:27.150
  • HEALTH UNTO ME, THENUMBER OF MY DAYS HE
  • 00:05:27.150 --> 00:05:28.785
  • NUMBER OF MY DAYS HEWILL FULFILL. NO
  • 00:05:28.785 --> 00:05:30.153
  • WILL FULFILL. NOMORE, "I NEVER GET
  • 00:05:30.153 --> 00:05:31.087
  • MORE, "I NEVER GETANY GOOD BREAKS,
  • 00:05:31.087 --> 00:05:31.721
  • ANY GOOD BREAKS,I'LL NEVER
  • 00:05:31.721 --> 00:05:32.355
  • I'LL NEVERACCOMPLISH MY
  • 00:05:32.355 --> 00:05:33.289
  • ACCOMPLISH MYDREAMS." NO, I HAVE
  • 00:05:33.289 --> 00:05:34.690
  • DREAMS." NO, I HAVETHE FAVOR OF GOD,
  • 00:05:34.690 --> 00:05:35.224
  • THE FAVOR OF GOD,BLESSINGS ARE
  • 00:05:35.224 --> 00:05:36.225
  • BLESSINGS ARECHASING ME DOWN,
  • 00:05:36.225 --> 00:05:36.726
  • CHASING ME DOWN,I'M THE HEAD AND NOT
  • 00:05:36.726 --> 00:05:38.428
  • I'M THE HEAD AND NOTTHE TAIL. NO MORE,
  • 00:05:38.428 --> 00:05:39.362
  • THE TAIL. NO MORE,"THIS PROBLEM IS
  • 00:05:39.362 --> 00:05:40.463
  • "THIS PROBLEM ISTOO BIG, I DON'T
  • 00:05:40.463 --> 00:05:41.731
  • TOO BIG, I DON'TSEE A WAY OUT."
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  • SEE A WAY OUT."NO, IT MAY BE BIG
  • 00:05:42.665 --> 00:05:43.766
  • NO, IT MAY BE BIGBUT I KNOW MY GOD
  • 00:05:43.766 --> 00:05:45.001
  • BUT I KNOW MY GODIS BIGGER. IT MAY
  • 00:05:45.001 --> 00:05:45.835
  • IS BIGGER. IT MAYBE A LITTLE CLOUDY
  • 00:05:45.835 --> 00:05:46.669
  • BE A LITTLE CLOUDYRIGHT NOW BUT I
  • 00:05:46.669 --> 00:05:47.737
  • RIGHT NOW BUT IKNOW A SECRET,
  • 00:05:47.737 --> 00:05:49.005
  • KNOW A SECRET,UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE
  • 00:05:49.005 --> 00:05:50.540
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINEIS COMING MY WAY.
  • 00:05:50.540 --> 00:05:51.941
  • IS COMING MY WAY.JESUS SAID IN
  • 00:05:51.941 --> 00:05:53.543
  • JESUS SAID INMATTHEW 6:22,
  • 00:05:53.543 --> 00:05:54.677
  • MATTHEW 6:22,"A PURE EYE LETS
  • 00:05:54.677 --> 00:05:56.212
  • "A PURE EYE LETSSUNSHINE INTO YOUR
  • 00:05:56.212 --> 00:05:57.914
  • SUNSHINE INTO YOURSOUL." WHEN YOU
  • 00:05:57.914 --> 00:05:59.248
  • SOUL." WHEN YOUHAVE THIS ATTITUDE
  • 00:05:59.248 --> 00:06:00.450
  • HAVE THIS ATTITUDEOF FAITH, POSITIVE,
  • 00:06:00.450 --> 00:06:01.551
  • OF FAITH, POSITIVE,HOPEFUL, EXPECTING
  • 00:06:01.551 --> 00:06:02.852
  • HOPEFUL, EXPECTINGGOOD THINGS, THAT
  • 00:06:02.852 --> 00:06:04.086
  • GOOD THINGS, THATPURE EYE IS LETTING
  • 00:06:04.086 --> 00:06:05.455
  • PURE EYE IS LETTINGSUNSHINE INTO YOUR
  • 00:06:05.455 --> 00:06:07.323
  • SUNSHINE INTO YOURLIFE. BUT WHEN WE
  • 00:06:07.323 --> 00:06:08.424
  • LIFE. BUT WHEN WEGO AROUND STRESSED
  • 00:06:08.424 --> 00:06:09.525
  • GO AROUND STRESSEDOUT, WORRIED,
  • 00:06:09.525 --> 00:06:10.560
  • OUT, WORRIED,THINKING IT'S NEVER
  • 00:06:10.560 --> 00:06:11.794
  • THINKING IT'S NEVERGOING TO CHANGE
  • 00:06:11.794 --> 00:06:12.795
  • GOING TO CHANGETHAT'S STOPPING THE
  • 00:06:12.795 --> 00:06:14.163
  • THAT'S STOPPING THESUN. IT'S CAUSING
  • 00:06:14.163 --> 00:06:15.465
  • SUN. IT'S CAUSINGMORE CLOUDS TO ROLL
  • 00:06:15.465 --> 00:06:16.532
  • MORE CLOUDS TO ROLLIN, MORE DEFEAT,
  • 00:06:16.532 --> 00:06:18.401
  • IN, MORE DEFEAT,MORE MEDIOCRITY.
  • 00:06:18.401 --> 00:06:19.469
  • MORE MEDIOCRITY.YOU HAVE TO START
  • 00:06:19.469 --> 00:06:20.369
  • YOU HAVE TO STARTLETTING SOME SUN
  • 00:06:20.369 --> 00:06:21.237
  • LETTING SOME SUNSHINE INTO YOUR
  • 00:06:21.237 --> 00:06:22.438
  • SHINE INTO YOURLIFE. IT DOESN'T
  • 00:06:22.438 --> 00:06:23.673
  • LIFE. IT DOESN'TSTART WITH GOD,
  • 00:06:23.673 --> 00:06:25.174
  • START WITH GOD,IT STARTS WITH US.
  • 00:06:25.174 --> 00:06:26.108
  • IT STARTS WITH US.INSTEAD OF BEING
  • 00:06:26.108 --> 00:06:26.909
  • INSTEAD OF BEINGDISCOURAGED BY THE
  • 00:06:26.909 --> 00:06:27.910
  • DISCOURAGED BY THEDARK CLOUDS OUR
  • 00:06:27.910 --> 00:06:28.978
  • DARK CLOUDS OURATTITUDE SHOULD BE,
  • 00:06:28.978 --> 00:06:30.980
  • ATTITUDE SHOULD BE,"ANY MOMENT THIS CAN
  • 00:06:30.980 --> 00:06:31.747
  • "ANY MOMENT THIS CANCHANGE. HEALING IS
  • 00:06:31.747 --> 00:06:32.682
  • CHANGE. HEALING ISCOMING, PROMOTION
  • 00:06:32.682 --> 00:06:33.549
  • COMING, PROMOTIONIS COMING, THE
  • 00:06:33.549 --> 00:06:34.150
  • IS COMING, THERIGHT PERSON IS
  • 00:06:34.150 --> 00:06:34.784
  • RIGHT PERSON ISCOMING,
  • 00:06:34.784 --> 00:06:35.351
  • COMING,BREAKTHROUGHS ARE
  • 00:06:35.351 --> 00:06:36.352
  • BREAKTHROUGHS ARECOMING."
  • 00:06:36.352 --> 00:06:37.053
  • COMING."IF YOU WANT TO SEE
  • 00:06:37.053 --> 00:06:38.454
  • IF YOU WANT TO SEETHE CLOUDS OPEN UP
  • 00:06:38.454 --> 00:06:39.155
  • THE CLOUDS OPEN UPYOU HAVE TO HAVE
  • 00:06:39.155 --> 00:06:41.123
  • YOU HAVE TO HAVETHIS EXPECTANCY.
  • 00:06:41.123 --> 00:06:41.858
  • THIS EXPECTANCY.SHAKE OFF THE
  • 00:06:41.858 --> 00:06:43.059
  • SHAKE OFF THENEGATIVITY, QUIT
  • 00:06:43.059 --> 00:06:43.860
  • NEGATIVITY, QUITTALKING ABOUT WHAT'S
  • 00:06:43.860 --> 00:06:45.061
  • TALKING ABOUT WHAT'SNOT WORKING OUT,
  • 00:06:45.061 --> 00:06:45.862
  • NOT WORKING OUT,TURN IT AROUND.
  • 00:06:45.862 --> 00:06:46.896
  • TURN IT AROUND."GOD I KNOW YOU'RE
  • 00:06:46.896 --> 00:06:47.730
  • "GOD I KNOW YOU'REIN CONTROL OF THESE
  • 00:06:47.730 --> 00:06:48.798
  • IN CONTROL OF THESECLOUDS, THEY DIDN'T
  • 00:06:48.798 --> 00:06:49.732
  • CLOUDS, THEY DIDN'TCOME TO STAY THEY
  • 00:06:49.732 --> 00:06:50.700
  • COME TO STAY THEYCAME TO PASS, I
  • 00:06:50.700 --> 00:06:51.534
  • CAME TO PASS, IBELIEVE AT ANY
  • 00:06:51.534 --> 00:06:52.502
  • BELIEVE AT ANYMOMENT I'M GOING TO
  • 00:06:52.502 --> 00:06:53.569
  • MOMENT I'M GOING TOSEE THAT UNEXPECTED
  • 00:06:53.569 --> 00:06:54.804
  • SEE THAT UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE."
  • 00:06:54.804 --> 00:06:56.205
  • SUNSHINE."A FRIEND OF MINE HAD
  • 00:06:56.205 --> 00:06:57.473
  • A FRIEND OF MINE HADA SUPERVISOR AT WORK
  • 00:06:57.473 --> 00:06:58.608
  • A SUPERVISOR AT WORKTHAT WAS VERY
  • 00:06:58.608 --> 00:06:59.509
  • THAT WAS VERYCONDESCENDING AND
  • 00:06:59.509 --> 00:07:00.476
  • CONDESCENDING ANDHARD TO GET ALONG
  • 00:07:00.476 --> 00:07:01.978
  • HARD TO GET ALONGWITH; NOBODY LIKED
  • 00:07:01.978 --> 00:07:03.112
  • WITH; NOBODY LIKEDTHE MAN.
  • 00:07:03.112 --> 00:07:04.013
  • THE MAN.THIS SUPERVISOR HAD
  • 00:07:04.013 --> 00:07:04.881
  • THIS SUPERVISOR HADBEEN A CONSTANT
  • 00:07:04.881 --> 00:07:05.781
  • BEEN A CONSTANTSOURCE OF
  • 00:07:05.781 --> 00:07:06.616
  • SOURCE OFFRUSTRATION YEAR
  • 00:07:06.616 --> 00:07:07.683
  • FRUSTRATION YEARAFTER YEAR. HE WAS
  • 00:07:07.683 --> 00:07:08.885
  • AFTER YEAR. HE WASA YOUNG MAN. HE
  • 00:07:08.885 --> 00:07:09.785
  • A YOUNG MAN. HECOULD HAVE EASILY
  • 00:07:09.785 --> 00:07:10.386
  • COULD HAVE EASILYBEEN THERE FOR
  • 00:07:10.386 --> 00:07:11.087
  • BEEN THERE FORANOTHER 20 OR 30
  • 00:07:11.087 --> 00:07:12.722
  • ANOTHER 20 OR 30YEARS. MY FRIEND
  • 00:07:12.722 --> 00:07:14.156
  • YEARS. MY FRIENDHAD A GOOD ATTITUDE,
  • 00:07:14.156 --> 00:07:15.124
  • HAD A GOOD ATTITUDE,HE WAS DETERMINED
  • 00:07:15.124 --> 00:07:16.058
  • HE WAS DETERMINEDTO BE HIS BEST
  • 00:07:16.058 --> 00:07:17.193
  • TO BE HIS BESTRIGHT WHERE HE WAS
  • 00:07:17.193 --> 00:07:18.261
  • RIGHT WHERE HE WASBUT IN THE BACK OF
  • 00:07:18.261 --> 00:07:19.395
  • BUT IN THE BACK OFHIS MIND HE THOUGHT,
  • 00:07:19.395 --> 00:07:20.396
  • HIS MIND HE THOUGHT,"THIS IS GOING TO BE
  • 00:07:20.396 --> 00:07:21.297
  • "THIS IS GOING TO BEA PAIN TO HAVE TO
  • 00:07:21.297 --> 00:07:22.365
  • A PAIN TO HAVE TOPUT UP WITH THIS
  • 00:07:22.365 --> 00:07:23.299
  • PUT UP WITH THISMAN THE REST OF
  • 00:07:23.299 --> 00:07:24.433
  • MAN THE REST OFMY LIFE." ONE
  • 00:07:24.433 --> 00:07:25.401
  • MY LIFE." ONEMORNING HE CAME TO
  • 00:07:25.401 --> 00:07:26.769
  • MORNING HE CAME TOWORK, EVERYTHING
  • 00:07:26.769 --> 00:07:27.837
  • WORK, EVERYTHINGSEEMED LIKE NORMAL
  • 00:07:27.837 --> 00:07:28.671
  • SEEMED LIKE NORMALBUT THE MANAGEMENT
  • 00:07:28.671 --> 00:07:29.639
  • BUT THE MANAGEMENTCALLED A SPECIAL
  • 00:07:29.639 --> 00:07:31.007
  • CALLED A SPECIALSTAFF MEETING.
  • 00:07:31.007 --> 00:07:31.974
  • STAFF MEETING.THEY TOLD HOW THIS
  • 00:07:31.974 --> 00:07:33.643
  • THEY TOLD HOW THISSUPERVISOR'S WIFE
  • 00:07:33.643 --> 00:07:34.644
  • SUPERVISOR'S WIFEHAD BEEN TRANSFERRED
  • 00:07:34.644 --> 00:07:36.178
  • HAD BEEN TRANSFERREDTO ANOTHER STATE AND
  • 00:07:36.178 --> 00:07:37.280
  • TO ANOTHER STATE ANDJUST WITHOUT ANY
  • 00:07:37.280 --> 00:07:38.814
  • JUST WITHOUT ANYWARNING HE RESIGNED
  • 00:07:38.814 --> 00:07:39.782
  • WARNING HE RESIGNEDAND WAS NO LONGER
  • 00:07:39.782 --> 00:07:41.284
  • AND WAS NO LONGERWITH THE COMPANY.
  • 00:07:41.284 --> 00:07:42.184
  • WITH THE COMPANY.HALF OF THE STAFF
  • 00:07:42.184 --> 00:07:42.885
  • HALF OF THE STAFFFELL DOWN ON THEIR
  • 00:07:42.885 --> 00:07:43.686
  • FELL DOWN ON THEIRKNEES AND BEGAN TO
  • 00:07:43.686 --> 00:07:44.620
  • KNEES AND BEGAN TOTHANK GOD.
  • 00:07:44.620 --> 00:07:45.454
  • THANK GOD.(LAUGHTER)
  • 00:07:45.454 --> 00:07:46.389
  • (LAUGHTER)WHAT WAS THAT?
  • 00:07:46.389 --> 00:07:47.890
  • WHAT WAS THAT?UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.
  • 00:07:47.890 --> 00:07:48.724
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.HE DIDN'T SEE IT
  • 00:07:48.724 --> 00:07:50.326
  • HE DIDN'T SEE ITCOMING THE FORECAST
  • 00:07:50.326 --> 00:07:52.361
  • COMING THE FORECASTWAS CLOUDY. ALL THE
  • 00:07:52.361 --> 00:07:53.529
  • WAS CLOUDY. ALL THEREPORTS SAID THIS
  • 00:07:53.529 --> 00:07:54.330
  • REPORTS SAID THISPROBLEM IS
  • 00:07:54.330 --> 00:07:55.565
  • PROBLEM ISPERMANENT BUT GOD
  • 00:07:55.565 --> 00:07:56.566
  • PERMANENT BUT GODCONTROLS THE
  • 00:07:56.566 --> 00:07:57.700
  • CONTROLS THEUNIVERSE. HE
  • 00:07:57.700 --> 00:07:58.534
  • UNIVERSE. HEKNOWS HOW TO
  • 00:07:58.534 --> 00:07:59.635
  • KNOWS HOW TOSUDDENLY CHANGE
  • 00:07:59.635 --> 00:08:00.670
  • SUDDENLY CHANGETHINGS. HE CAN
  • 00:08:00.670 --> 00:08:01.804
  • THINGS. HE CANSUDDENLY MOVE THE
  • 00:08:01.804 --> 00:08:03.272
  • SUDDENLY MOVE THEWRONG PEOPLE OUT.
  • 00:08:03.272 --> 00:08:04.440
  • WRONG PEOPLE OUT.HE CAN SUDDENLY OPEN
  • 00:08:04.440 --> 00:08:05.374
  • HE CAN SUDDENLY OPENDOORS YOU NEVER
  • 00:08:05.374 --> 00:08:07.209
  • DOORS YOU NEVERDREAMED WOULD OPEN.
  • 00:08:07.209 --> 00:08:08.110
  • DREAMED WOULD OPEN.THAT'S WHY YOU CAN'T
  • 00:08:08.110 --> 00:08:08.978
  • THAT'S WHY YOU CAN'TJUST GO BY WHAT YOU
  • 00:08:08.978 --> 00:08:10.379
  • JUST GO BY WHAT YOUSEE. WHAT YOU SEE
  • 00:08:10.379 --> 00:08:11.647
  • SEE. WHAT YOU SEEIS TEMPORARY.
  • 00:08:11.647 --> 00:08:12.715
  • IS TEMPORARY.LIKE THOSE WEATHER
  • 00:08:12.715 --> 00:08:13.883
  • LIKE THOSE WEATHERFORECAST IT MAY TELL
  • 00:08:13.883 --> 00:08:14.984
  • FORECAST IT MAY TELLYOU IT'S GOING TO BE
  • 00:08:14.984 --> 00:08:15.985
  • YOU IT'S GOING TO BETHE SAME MONTH AFTER
  • 00:08:15.985 --> 00:08:16.752
  • THE SAME MONTH AFTERMONTH, YEAR AFTER
  • 00:08:16.752 --> 00:08:17.887
  • MONTH, YEAR AFTERYEAR; GLOOMY,
  • 00:08:17.887 --> 00:08:19.555
  • YEAR; GLOOMY,DEPRESSING, IT'S
  • 00:08:19.555 --> 00:08:20.323
  • DEPRESSING, IT'SNEVER GOING TO
  • 00:08:20.323 --> 00:08:21.223
  • NEVER GOING TOCHANGE. IN THE
  • 00:08:21.223 --> 00:08:22.558
  • CHANGE. IN THENATURAL THAT MAY
  • 00:08:22.558 --> 00:08:23.793
  • NATURAL THAT MAYBE TRUE BUT THE
  • 00:08:23.793 --> 00:08:24.794
  • BE TRUE BUT THEGOOD NEWS IS WE
  • 00:08:24.794 --> 00:08:25.895
  • GOOD NEWS IS WESERVE A SUPERNATURAL
  • 00:08:25.895 --> 00:08:27.396
  • SERVE A SUPERNATURALGOD. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:08:27.396 --> 00:08:28.464
  • GOD. (APPLAUSE)ON YOUR OWN YOU MAY
  • 00:08:28.464 --> 00:08:29.599
  • ON YOUR OWN YOU MAYBE STUCK BUT YOU'RE
  • 00:08:29.599 --> 00:08:31.601
  • BE STUCK BUT YOU'RENOT ON YOUR OWN.
  • 00:08:31.601 --> 00:08:32.435
  • NOT ON YOUR OWN.THE CREATOR OF THE
  • 00:08:32.435 --> 00:08:33.603
  • THE CREATOR OF THEUNIVERSE, THE GOD
  • 00:08:33.603 --> 00:08:35.137
  • UNIVERSE, THE GODWHO SPOKE WORLDS
  • 00:08:35.137 --> 00:08:36.539
  • WHO SPOKE WORLDSINTO EXISTENCE HAS
  • 00:08:36.539 --> 00:08:37.640
  • INTO EXISTENCE HASYOU IN THE PALM OF
  • 00:08:37.640 --> 00:08:39.475
  • YOU IN THE PALM OFHIS HAND. HE'S
  • 00:08:39.475 --> 00:08:40.209
  • HIS HAND. HE'SDIRECTING YOUR
  • 00:08:40.209 --> 00:08:41.577
  • DIRECTING YOURSTEPS. HE CONTROLS
  • 00:08:41.577 --> 00:08:42.778
  • STEPS. HE CONTROLSTHE CLOUDS. HE
  • 00:08:42.778 --> 00:08:44.213
  • THE CLOUDS. HECONTROLS THE WINDS.
  • 00:08:44.213 --> 00:08:45.348
  • CONTROLS THE WINDS.HE DOESN'T HAVE TO
  • 00:08:45.348 --> 00:08:46.115
  • HE DOESN'T HAVE TOWAIT FOR THE WEATHER
  • 00:08:46.115 --> 00:08:47.249
  • WAIT FOR THE WEATHERTO GET BETTER.
  • 00:08:47.249 --> 00:08:47.717
  • TO GET BETTER.HE DOESN'T HAVE TO
  • 00:08:47.717 --> 00:08:48.384
  • HE DOESN'T HAVE TOWAIT FOR THE MEDICAL
  • 00:08:48.384 --> 00:08:49.685
  • WAIT FOR THE MEDICALREPORT TO IMPROVE.
  • 00:08:49.685 --> 00:08:50.286
  • REPORT TO IMPROVE.HE DOESN'T HAVE TO
  • 00:08:50.286 --> 00:08:50.820
  • HE DOESN'T HAVE TOWAIT FOR THE
  • 00:08:50.820 --> 00:08:51.554
  • WAIT FOR THESITUATION TO TURN
  • 00:08:51.554 --> 00:08:52.321
  • SITUATION TO TURNAROUND.
  • 00:08:52.321 --> 00:08:53.022
  • AROUND.NO, WHEN IT'S YOUR
  • 00:08:53.022 --> 00:08:54.757
  • NO, WHEN IT'S YOURTIME FOR PROMOTION,
  • 00:08:54.757 --> 00:08:55.725
  • TIME FOR PROMOTION,FOR HEALING, FOR
  • 00:08:55.725 --> 00:08:56.792
  • FOR HEALING, FORABUNDANCE, ALL THE
  • 00:08:56.792 --> 00:08:58.628
  • ABUNDANCE, ALL THEFORCES OF DARKNESS
  • 00:08:58.628 --> 00:09:00.229
  • FORCES OF DARKNESSCANNOT STOP OUR GOD.
  • 00:09:00.229 --> 00:09:01.063
  • CANNOT STOP OUR GOD.DON'T GET
  • 00:09:01.063 --> 00:09:02.298
  • DON'T GETDISCOURAGED AND GIVE
  • 00:09:02.298 --> 00:09:03.199
  • DISCOURAGED AND GIVEUP ON WHAT YOU'RE
  • 00:09:03.199 --> 00:09:04.467
  • UP ON WHAT YOU'REBELIEVING FOR.
  • 00:09:04.467 --> 00:09:05.301
  • BELIEVING FOR.YOU NEED TO GET
  • 00:09:05.301 --> 00:09:07.269
  • YOU NEED TO GETREADY THOSE CLOUDS
  • 00:09:07.269 --> 00:09:07.903
  • READY THOSE CLOUDSARE ABOUT TO OPEN
  • 00:09:07.903 --> 00:09:09.038
  • ARE ABOUT TO OPENUP; THE SUN IS ABOUT
  • 00:09:09.038 --> 00:09:10.339
  • UP; THE SUN IS ABOUTTO BREAKTHROUGH.
  • 00:09:10.339 --> 00:09:11.307
  • TO BREAKTHROUGH.JUST LIKE I SAW IN
  • 00:09:11.307 --> 00:09:12.675
  • JUST LIKE I SAW INMY OFFICE THAT DAY
  • 00:09:12.675 --> 00:09:14.043
  • MY OFFICE THAT DAYIN 15 MINUTES ALL
  • 00:09:14.043 --> 00:09:15.311
  • IN 15 MINUTES ALLTHE CLOUDS WENT OUT
  • 00:09:15.311 --> 00:09:16.779
  • THE CLOUDS WENT OUTOF THE SKY, TOTALLY
  • 00:09:16.779 --> 00:09:18.180
  • OF THE SKY, TOTALLYCLEARED UP. GOD
  • 00:09:18.180 --> 00:09:19.548
  • CLEARED UP. GODKNOWS HOW TO MAKE
  • 00:09:19.548 --> 00:09:20.549
  • KNOWS HOW TO MAKEWHAT SHOULD HAVE
  • 00:09:20.549 --> 00:09:21.917
  • WHAT SHOULD HAVETAKEN YEARS HAPPEN
  • 00:09:21.917 --> 00:09:22.885
  • TAKEN YEARS HAPPENIN A FRACTION OF
  • 00:09:22.885 --> 00:09:24.186
  • IN A FRACTION OFTHE TIME. YOU'RE
  • 00:09:24.186 --> 00:09:24.887
  • THE TIME. YOU'REGOING TO LOOK UP
  • 00:09:24.887 --> 00:09:25.721
  • GOING TO LOOK UPAND SAY LIKE MY
  • 00:09:25.721 --> 00:09:26.989
  • AND SAY LIKE MYFRIEND, "I DIDN'T
  • 00:09:26.989 --> 00:09:28.290
  • FRIEND, "I DIDN'TSEE THAT COMING.
  • 00:09:28.290 --> 00:09:29.358
  • SEE THAT COMING.I DIDN'T SEE MY
  • 00:09:29.358 --> 00:09:30.226
  • I DIDN'T SEE MYSUPERVISOR RESIGNING
  • 00:09:30.226 --> 00:09:31.494
  • SUPERVISOR RESIGNINGTHAT QUICKLY. I
  • 00:09:31.494 --> 00:09:32.728
  • THAT QUICKLY. IDIDN'T SEE MY HEALTH
  • 00:09:32.728 --> 00:09:34.497
  • DIDN'T SEE MY HEALTHIMPROVING THIS FAST.
  • 00:09:34.497 --> 00:09:35.131
  • IMPROVING THIS FAST.I DIDN'T SEE THAT
  • 00:09:35.131 --> 00:09:35.898
  • I DIDN'T SEE THATNEW HOUSE ON THE
  • 00:09:35.898 --> 00:09:37.166
  • NEW HOUSE ON THERADAR. I DIDN'T SEE
  • 00:09:37.166 --> 00:09:38.901
  • RADAR. I DIDN'T SEETHAT FAVOR COMING."
  • 00:09:38.901 --> 00:09:39.535
  • THAT FAVOR COMING."A GENTLEMAN THAT'S
  • 00:09:39.535 --> 00:09:40.369
  • A GENTLEMAN THAT'SATTENDED LAKEWOOD
  • 00:09:40.369 --> 00:09:41.270
  • ATTENDED LAKEWOODFOR MANY YEARS HAD
  • 00:09:41.270 --> 00:09:42.705
  • FOR MANY YEARS HADA MAJOR STROKE. HE
  • 00:09:42.705 --> 00:09:43.472
  • A MAJOR STROKE. HEWAS TOLD BY THE
  • 00:09:43.472 --> 00:09:44.140
  • WAS TOLD BY THEMEDICAL
  • 00:09:44.140 --> 00:09:45.207
  • MEDICALPROFESSIONALS THAT
  • 00:09:45.207 --> 00:09:45.975
  • PROFESSIONALS THATHE WOULD PROBABLY
  • 00:09:45.975 --> 00:09:46.676
  • HE WOULD PROBABLYNEVER BE ABLE TO
  • 00:09:46.676 --> 00:09:48.711
  • NEVER BE ABLE TOWALK OR TALK AGAIN.
  • 00:09:48.711 --> 00:09:49.612
  • WALK OR TALK AGAIN.EVEN IF HE DID
  • 00:09:49.612 --> 00:09:50.513
  • EVEN IF HE DIDRELEARN HOW TO DO
  • 00:09:50.513 --> 00:09:51.447
  • RELEARN HOW TO DOIT, IT WOULD TAKE
  • 00:09:51.447 --> 00:09:52.181
  • IT, IT WOULD TAKEYEARS OF
  • 00:09:52.181 --> 00:09:53.482
  • YEARS OFREHABILITATION.
  • 00:09:53.482 --> 00:09:54.917
  • REHABILITATION.IT LOOKED CLOUDY.
  • 00:09:54.917 --> 00:09:55.885
  • IT LOOKED CLOUDY.THE FORECAST WAS
  • 00:09:55.885 --> 00:09:57.353
  • THE FORECAST WASVERY DEPRESSING BUT
  • 00:09:57.353 --> 00:09:58.988
  • VERY DEPRESSING BUTTHIS MAN UNDERSTOOD
  • 00:09:58.988 --> 00:10:00.356
  • THIS MAN UNDERSTOODTHIS PRINCIPLE THAT
  • 00:10:00.356 --> 00:10:01.357
  • THIS PRINCIPLE THATGOD HAS UNEXPECTED
  • 00:10:01.357 --> 00:10:02.725
  • GOD HAS UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE. HE DIDN'T
  • 00:10:02.725 --> 00:10:03.526
  • SUNSHINE. HE DIDN'TSIT AROUND IN
  • 00:10:03.526 --> 00:10:04.627
  • SIT AROUND INSELF-PITY, HE KNEW
  • 00:10:04.627 --> 00:10:05.961
  • SELF-PITY, HE KNEWHE WAS A VICTOR,
  • 00:10:05.961 --> 00:10:07.196
  • HE WAS A VICTOR,NOT A VICTIM.
  • 00:10:07.196 --> 00:10:08.264
  • NOT A VICTIM.HE WENT TO THERAPY
  • 00:10:08.264 --> 00:10:09.298
  • HE WENT TO THERAPYEVERYDAY AND HE
  • 00:10:09.298 --> 00:10:10.132
  • EVERYDAY AND HEAMAZED THE
  • 00:10:10.132 --> 00:10:11.367
  • AMAZED THETHERAPISTS. THEY
  • 00:10:11.367 --> 00:10:12.034
  • THERAPISTS. THEYHAD NEVER SEEN
  • 00:10:12.034 --> 00:10:13.703
  • HAD NEVER SEENANYONE LIKE HIM.
  • 00:10:13.703 --> 00:10:14.770
  • ANYONE LIKE HIM.SIXTEEN MONTHS AFTER
  • 00:10:14.770 --> 00:10:16.205
  • SIXTEEN MONTHS AFTERHE HAD THE STROKE HE
  • 00:10:16.205 --> 00:10:17.273
  • HE HAD THE STROKE HECAME BACK TO
  • 00:10:17.273 --> 00:10:18.340
  • CAME BACK TOLAKEWOOD FOR THE
  • 00:10:18.340 --> 00:10:19.175
  • LAKEWOOD FOR THEFIRST TIME, HE CAME
  • 00:10:19.175 --> 00:10:19.909
  • FIRST TIME, HE CAMEBACK NOT IN A
  • 00:10:19.909 --> 00:10:21.043
  • BACK NOT IN AWHEELCHAIR, NOT ON A
  • 00:10:21.043 --> 00:10:22.344
  • WHEELCHAIR, NOT ON AWALKER, HE WALKED IN
  • 00:10:22.344 --> 00:10:24.080
  • WALKER, HE WALKED INON HIS OWN TWO FEET.
  • 00:10:24.080 --> 00:10:25.081
  • ON HIS OWN TWO FEET.HE WAS TOLD THAT HE
  • 00:10:25.081 --> 00:10:26.382
  • HE WAS TOLD THAT HEWOULD NEVER BE ABLE
  • 00:10:26.382 --> 00:10:27.983
  • WOULD NEVER BE ABLETO LIFT HIS LEFT ARM
  • 00:10:27.983 --> 00:10:29.218
  • TO LIFT HIS LEFT ARMBUT WHEN I SAW HIM
  • 00:10:29.218 --> 00:10:30.152
  • BUT WHEN I SAW HIMIN THE LOBBY AND OUR
  • 00:10:30.152 --> 00:10:31.387
  • IN THE LOBBY AND OUREYES MET HE LIFTED
  • 00:10:31.387 --> 00:10:32.688
  • EYES MET HE LIFTEDTHAT ARM, BOTH ARMS
  • 00:10:32.688 --> 00:10:34.090
  • THAT ARM, BOTH ARMSRAISED IN THE AIR,
  • 00:10:34.090 --> 00:10:35.524
  • RAISED IN THE AIR,RAISED IN VICTORY.
  • 00:10:35.524 --> 00:10:36.759
  • RAISED IN VICTORY.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:10:36.759 --> 00:10:37.460
  • (APPLAUSE)I'LL NEVER FORGET
  • 00:10:37.460 --> 00:10:38.461
  • I'LL NEVER FORGETTHAT IMAGE. HE
  • 00:10:38.461 --> 00:10:39.628
  • THAT IMAGE. HEWASN'T DISABLED, HE
  • 00:10:39.628 --> 00:10:41.263
  • WASN'T DISABLED, HEWASN'T LIMPING;
  • 00:10:41.263 --> 00:10:41.997
  • WASN'T LIMPING;WHAT SHOULD HAVE
  • 00:10:41.997 --> 00:10:43.432
  • WHAT SHOULD HAVETAKEN YEARS GOD MADE
  • 00:10:43.432 --> 00:10:44.633
  • TAKEN YEARS GOD MADEHAPPEN IN A FRACTION
  • 00:10:44.633 --> 00:10:45.935
  • HAPPEN IN A FRACTIONOF THE TIME,
  • 00:10:45.935 --> 00:10:47.436
  • OF THE TIME,UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.
  • 00:10:47.436 --> 00:10:48.504
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.THE SCRIPTURE PUTS
  • 00:10:48.504 --> 00:10:49.705
  • THE SCRIPTURE PUTSIT THIS WAY, WHEN
  • 00:10:49.705 --> 00:10:51.207
  • IT THIS WAY, WHENDARKNESS OVERTAKES
  • 00:10:51.207 --> 00:10:52.708
  • DARKNESS OVERTAKESTHE RIGHTEOUS LIGHT
  • 00:10:52.708 --> 00:10:53.976
  • THE RIGHTEOUS LIGHTWILL COME BURSTING
  • 00:10:53.976 --> 00:10:55.578
  • WILL COME BURSTINGIN. IT DOESN'T SAY
  • 00:10:55.578 --> 00:10:56.779
  • IN. IT DOESN'T SAYIT WILL TRICKLE IN,
  • 00:10:56.779 --> 00:10:58.013
  • IT WILL TRICKLE IN,BARELY GET THERE,
  • 00:10:58.013 --> 00:10:58.681
  • BARELY GET THERE,HOPEFULLY MAKE IT
  • 00:10:58.681 --> 00:10:59.415
  • HOPEFULLY MAKE ITONE DAY.
  • 00:10:59.415 --> 00:11:00.683
  • ONE DAY.NO, SUDDENLY,
  • 00:11:00.683 --> 00:11:02.251
  • NO, SUDDENLY,UNEXPECTEDLY, IT
  • 00:11:02.251 --> 00:11:03.252
  • UNEXPECTEDLY, ITWILL COME BURSTING
  • 00:11:03.252 --> 00:11:04.420
  • WILL COME BURSTINGIN. THAT MEANS IT
  • 00:11:04.420 --> 00:11:06.122
  • IN. THAT MEANS ITWASN'T ON THE RADAR,
  • 00:11:06.122 --> 00:11:07.323
  • WASN'T ON THE RADAR,YOU DIDN'T SEE IT
  • 00:11:07.323 --> 00:11:08.691
  • YOU DIDN'T SEE ITCOMING BUT GOD IN
  • 00:11:08.691 --> 00:11:09.959
  • COMING BUT GOD INHIS GOODNESS TURNED
  • 00:11:09.959 --> 00:11:11.093
  • HIS GOODNESS TURNEDIT ALL AROUND. IT
  • 00:11:11.093 --> 00:11:12.495
  • IT ALL AROUND. ITMAY BE DARK IN YOUR
  • 00:11:12.495 --> 00:11:13.829
  • MAY BE DARK IN YOURLIFE RIGHT NOW,
  • 00:11:13.829 --> 00:11:15.030
  • LIFE RIGHT NOW,CLOUDY IN SOME AREA.
  • 00:11:15.030 --> 00:11:15.865
  • CLOUDY IN SOME AREA.YOU DON'T SEE HOW
  • 00:11:15.865 --> 00:11:16.465
  • YOU DON'T SEE HOWYOU WOULD EVER GET
  • 00:11:16.465 --> 00:11:17.666
  • YOU WOULD EVER GETWELL, EVER GET OUT
  • 00:11:17.666 --> 00:11:18.434
  • WELL, EVER GET OUTOF DEBT, EVER SEE
  • 00:11:18.434 --> 00:11:19.401
  • OF DEBT, EVER SEETHE LEGAL SITUATION
  • 00:11:19.401 --> 00:11:20.736
  • THE LEGAL SITUATIONRESOLVE. HERE'S THE
  • 00:11:20.736 --> 00:11:22.271
  • RESOLVE. HERE'S THEKEY, YOU ARE THE
  • 00:11:22.271 --> 00:11:23.773
  • KEY, YOU ARE THERIGHTEOUS, YOU ARE
  • 00:11:23.773 --> 00:11:24.774
  • RIGHTEOUS, YOU AREA CHILD OF THE MOST
  • 00:11:24.774 --> 00:11:26.275
  • A CHILD OF THE MOSTHIGH GOD, YOU HAVE
  • 00:11:26.275 --> 00:11:27.576
  • HIGH GOD, YOU HAVEROYAL BLOOD FLOWING
  • 00:11:27.576 --> 00:11:28.778
  • ROYAL BLOOD FLOWINGTHROUGH YOUR VEINS
  • 00:11:28.778 --> 00:11:29.812
  • THROUGH YOUR VEINSTHAT MEANS YOU HAVE
  • 00:11:29.812 --> 00:11:30.913
  • THAT MEANS YOU HAVEA PROMISE FROM YOUR
  • 00:11:30.913 --> 00:11:32.314
  • A PROMISE FROM YOURCREATOR WHEN IT
  • 00:11:32.314 --> 00:11:33.482
  • CREATOR WHEN ITGETS DARK, WHEN YOU
  • 00:11:33.482 --> 00:11:34.450
  • GETS DARK, WHEN YOUCOULD EASILY BE
  • 00:11:34.450 --> 00:11:35.451
  • COULD EASILY BEDISCOURAGED, WHEN
  • 00:11:35.451 --> 00:11:36.218
  • DISCOURAGED, WHENYOU FEEL LIKE GIVING
  • 00:11:36.218 --> 00:11:37.620
  • YOU FEEL LIKE GIVINGUP GOD SAYS YOU NEED
  • 00:11:37.620 --> 00:11:38.788
  • UP GOD SAYS YOU NEEDTO GET READY, LIGHT
  • 00:11:38.788 --> 00:11:39.989
  • TO GET READY, LIGHTIS ABOUT TO BURST
  • 00:11:39.989 --> 00:11:41.257
  • IS ABOUT TO BURSTIN. HEALING IS
  • 00:11:41.257 --> 00:11:42.358
  • IN. HEALING ISGOING TO BURST IN,
  • 00:11:42.358 --> 00:11:42.992
  • GOING TO BURST IN,FAVOR IS GOING TO
  • 00:11:42.992 --> 00:11:44.026
  • FAVOR IS GOING TOBURST IN,
  • 00:11:44.026 --> 00:11:45.161
  • BURST IN,VINDICATION,
  • 00:11:45.161 --> 00:11:46.162
  • VINDICATION,RESTORATION IS GOING
  • 00:11:46.162 --> 00:11:47.797
  • STAY TUNED FOR MORE OF
  • 00:11:49.398 --> 00:11:50.466
  • .
  • 00:11:51.801 --> 00:11:52.701
  • .> GERALD: WELL, I WAS WORKING
  • 00:11:52.701 --> 00:11:54.036
  • > GERALD: WELL, I WAS WORKINGAS A PROPERTY MANAGER AND
  • 00:11:54.036 --> 00:11:55.671
  • AS A PROPERTY MANAGER ANDTHINGS JUST STARTED HAPPENING
  • 00:11:55.671 --> 00:11:57.206
  • THINGS JUST STARTED HAPPENINGTHAT KIND OF GRABBED MY
  • 00:11:57.206 --> 00:11:59.175
  • THAT KIND OF GRABBED MYATTENTION. IT BECAME VERY
  • 00:11:59.175 --> 00:12:01.777
  • ATTENTION. IT BECAME VERYUNCOMFORTABLE. THERE WERE TIMES
  • 00:12:01.777 --> 00:12:03.412
  • UNCOMFORTABLE. THERE WERE TIMESWHERE I JUST WANTED TO GIVE UP.
  • 00:12:03.412 --> 00:12:04.780
  • WHERE I JUST WANTED TO GIVE UP.YOU KNOW, I WAS READY TO JUST
  • 00:12:04.780 --> 00:12:06.715
  • YOU KNOW, I WAS READY TO JUSTJUMP OFF A BRIDGE.
  • 00:12:06.715 --> 00:12:09.318
  • JUMP OFF A BRIDGE.SO THE PRESSURE BECAME SO MUCH
  • 00:12:09.318 --> 00:12:11.554
  • SO THE PRESSURE BECAME SO MUCHTHAT I ENDED UP RESIGNING MY
  • 00:12:11.554 --> 00:12:13.556
  • THAT I ENDED UP RESIGNING MYJOB. I KIND OF FELL INTO A
  • 00:12:13.556 --> 00:12:15.858
  • JOB. I KIND OF FELL INTO ASMALL DEPRESSION WHERE, YOU
  • 00:12:15.858 --> 00:12:16.859
  • SMALL DEPRESSION WHERE, YOUKNOW, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT I WAS
  • 00:12:16.859 --> 00:12:17.860
  • KNOW, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT I WASGOING TO DO. I DIDN'T KNOW HOW
  • 00:12:17.860 --> 00:12:19.662
  • GOING TO DO. I DIDN'T KNOW HOWI WAS GOING TO PAY MY BILLS.
  • 00:12:19.662 --> 00:12:21.197
  • I WAS GOING TO PAY MY BILLS.DURING ONE OF MY DOWN TIMES,
  • 00:12:21.197 --> 00:12:22.932
  • DURING ONE OF MY DOWN TIMES,I RECEIVED A TEXT FROM ONE OF
  • 00:12:22.932 --> 00:12:24.533
  • I RECEIVED A TEXT FROM ONE OFMY GOOD FRIENDS. AND THE TEXT
  • 00:12:24.533 --> 00:12:26.535
  • MY GOOD FRIENDS. AND THE TEXTWAS A SERMON OF PASTOR JOEL'S
  • 00:12:26.535 --> 00:12:27.870
  • WAS A SERMON OF PASTOR JOEL'SFROM LAKEWOOD. IT LIKE CAME AT
  • 00:12:27.870 --> 00:12:29.805
  • FROM LAKEWOOD. IT LIKE CAME ATTHE PERFECT TIME. AND I STARTED
  • 00:12:29.805 --> 00:12:31.006
  • THE PERFECT TIME. AND I STARTEDWATCHING. IT JUST QUICKLY
  • 00:12:31.006 --> 00:12:33.676
  • WATCHING. IT JUST QUICKLYMOTIVATED ME. I MEAN I WENT
  • 00:12:33.676 --> 00:12:35.778
  • MOTIVATED ME. I MEAN I WENTFROM FEELING SAD AND HOPELESS
  • 00:12:35.778 --> 00:12:37.913
  • FROM FEELING SAD AND HOPELESSTO FEELING MOTIVATED AND
  • 00:12:37.913 --> 00:12:41.584
  • TO FEELING MOTIVATED ANDEXCITED. IT TRANSFORMED MY LIFE.
  • 00:12:41.584 --> 00:12:43.953
  • EXCITED. IT TRANSFORMED MY LIFE.I STARTED EATING HEALTHIER.
  • 00:12:43.953 --> 00:12:46.055
  • I STARTED EATING HEALTHIER.I LOST WEIGHT. I LOST 55 POUNDS
  • 00:12:46.055 --> 00:12:48.190
  • I LOST WEIGHT. I LOST 55 POUNDSAS OF TODAY. AND JOEL SAYS GIVE
  • 00:12:48.190 --> 00:12:49.692
  • AS OF TODAY. AND JOEL SAYS GIVEHIM A YEAR OF YOUR TIME AND
  • 00:12:49.692 --> 00:12:50.659
  • HIM A YEAR OF YOUR TIME ANDYOU'RE GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY
  • 00:12:50.659 --> 00:12:51.894
  • YOU'RE GOING TO BE A COMPLETELYDIFFERENT PERSON. WELL, IT'S
  • 00:12:51.894 --> 00:12:53.062
  • DIFFERENT PERSON. WELL, IT'SONLY BEEN FIVE AND A HALF MONTHS
  • 00:12:53.062 --> 00:12:54.163
  • ONLY BEEN FIVE AND A HALF MONTHSFOR ME AND I'M A TOTALLY
  • 00:12:54.163 --> 00:12:56.332
  • I TALKED TO A MAN
  • 00:12:57.933 --> 00:12:59.001
  • I TALKED TO A MANTHAT KNEW THE LORD
  • 00:12:59.001 --> 00:13:00.069
  • THAT KNEW THE LORDAS A CHILD BUT WHEN
  • 00:13:00.069 --> 00:13:01.270
  • AS A CHILD BUT WHENHE WAS A TEENAGER HE
  • 00:13:01.270 --> 00:13:02.304
  • HE WAS A TEENAGER HEGOT OFF COURSE AND
  • 00:13:02.304 --> 00:13:03.339
  • GOT OFF COURSE ANDSTARTED RUNNING WITH
  • 00:13:03.339 --> 00:13:04.440
  • STARTED RUNNING WITHTHE WRONG CROWD.
  • 00:13:04.440 --> 00:13:05.140
  • THE WRONG CROWD.HE WAS LIVING A VERY
  • 00:13:05.140 --> 00:13:06.742
  • HE WAS LIVING A VERYVIOLENT LIFE SELLING
  • 00:13:06.742 --> 00:13:08.177
  • VIOLENT LIFE SELLINGDRUGS, INVOLVED IN
  • 00:13:08.177 --> 00:13:09.745
  • DRUGS, INVOLVED INCRIME. HE WAS A
  • 00:13:09.745 --> 00:13:10.813
  • CRIME. HE WAS ADISASTER WAITING
  • 00:13:10.813 --> 00:13:12.181
  • DISASTER WAITINGTO HAPPEN. MOST OF
  • 00:13:12.181 --> 00:13:13.415
  • TO HAPPEN. MOST OFHIS LIFE HE WAS
  • 00:13:13.415 --> 00:13:15.217
  • HIS LIFE HE WASHIGH. SURELY GOD
  • 00:13:15.217 --> 00:13:15.985
  • HIGH. SURELY GODWOULDN'T HAVE
  • 00:13:15.985 --> 00:13:16.518
  • WOULDN'T HAVEANYTHING TO DO
  • 00:13:16.518 --> 00:13:17.453
  • ANYTHING TO DOWITH HIM. IT WAS
  • 00:13:17.453 --> 00:13:18.721
  • WITH HIM. IT WASHIS OWN FAULT. HE
  • 00:13:18.721 --> 00:13:19.455
  • HIS OWN FAULT. HEBROUGHT THE TROUBLE
  • 00:13:19.455 --> 00:13:21.023
  • BROUGHT THE TROUBLEON HIMSELF. BUT GOD
  • 00:13:21.023 --> 00:13:22.758
  • ON HIMSELF. BUT GODIS SO MERCIFUL.
  • 00:13:22.758 --> 00:13:23.626
  • IS SO MERCIFUL.EVEN THOUGH HE WAS
  • 00:13:23.626 --> 00:13:24.927
  • EVEN THOUGH HE WASMAKING POOR CHOICES,
  • 00:13:24.927 --> 00:13:25.728
  • MAKING POOR CHOICES,EVEN THOUGH HE
  • 00:13:25.728 --> 00:13:26.662
  • EVEN THOUGH HETURNED AWAY FROM
  • 00:13:26.662 --> 00:13:28.130
  • TURNED AWAY FROMGOD, GOD DIDN'T TURN
  • 00:13:28.130 --> 00:13:29.398
  • GOD, GOD DIDN'T TURNAWAY FROM HIM. GOD
  • 00:13:29.398 --> 00:13:30.733
  • AWAY FROM HIM. GODSTILL SAW HIM AS THE
  • 00:13:30.733 --> 00:13:32.368
  • STILL SAW HIM AS THERIGHTEOUS. IN THE
  • 00:13:32.368 --> 00:13:33.802
  • RIGHTEOUS. IN THEMIDST OF ALL THAT
  • 00:13:33.802 --> 00:13:34.703
  • MIDST OF ALL THATTROUBLE GOD SAID,
  • 00:13:34.703 --> 00:13:35.604
  • TROUBLE GOD SAID,"THAT'S MY SON. HE
  • 00:13:35.604 --> 00:13:36.972
  • "THAT'S MY SON. HEBELONGS TO ME. HE'S
  • 00:13:36.972 --> 00:13:37.907
  • BELONGS TO ME. HE'SOVERCOME BY
  • 00:13:37.907 --> 00:13:38.974
  • OVERCOME BYDARKNESS, SO MY
  • 00:13:38.974 --> 00:13:40.009
  • DARKNESS, SO MYLIGHT IS ABOUT TO
  • 00:13:40.009 --> 00:13:41.677
  • LIGHT IS ABOUT TOCOME BURSTING IN."
  • 00:13:41.677 --> 00:13:43.078
  • COME BURSTING IN."HE WAS IN A HOTEL
  • 00:13:43.078 --> 00:13:44.179
  • HE WAS IN A HOTELROOM; HAD BEEN THERE
  • 00:13:44.179 --> 00:13:45.214
  • ROOM; HAD BEEN THEREFOR FOUR DAYS DOING
  • 00:13:45.214 --> 00:13:46.348
  • FOR FOUR DAYS DOINGDRUGS WITH SOME VERY
  • 00:13:46.348 --> 00:13:48.350
  • DRUGS WITH SOME VERYVIOLENT PEOPLE.
  • 00:13:48.350 --> 00:13:49.184
  • VIOLENT PEOPLE.SOMETHING HAPPENED
  • 00:13:49.184 --> 00:13:49.885
  • SOMETHING HAPPENEDTO WHERE HE COULDN'T
  • 00:13:49.885 --> 00:13:50.853
  • TO WHERE HE COULDN'TMAKE HIS PAYMENT AND
  • 00:13:50.853 --> 00:13:51.687
  • MAKE HIS PAYMENT ANDTHEY BECAME VERY
  • 00:13:51.687 --> 00:13:53.155
  • THEY BECAME VERYANGRY AND WERE ABOUT
  • 00:13:53.155 --> 00:13:54.423
  • ANGRY AND WERE ABOUTTO TAKE HIS LIFE.
  • 00:13:54.423 --> 00:13:55.391
  • TO TAKE HIS LIFE.HE RAN AND
  • 00:13:55.391 --> 00:13:56.325
  • HE RAN ANDBARRICADED HIMSELF
  • 00:13:56.325 --> 00:13:57.793
  • BARRICADED HIMSELFIN THE BATHROOM.
  • 00:13:57.793 --> 00:13:58.761
  • IN THE BATHROOM.HIGH ON DRUGS, HE
  • 00:13:58.761 --> 00:14:00.262
  • HIGH ON DRUGS, HESAID, "THIS IS IT!
  • 00:14:00.262 --> 00:14:01.297
  • SAID, "THIS IS IT!GOD I'M SORRY MY
  • 00:14:01.297 --> 00:14:03.232
  • GOD I'M SORRY MYLIFE IS OVER."
  • 00:14:03.232 --> 00:14:04.133
  • LIFE IS OVER."IN A FEW MINUTES THE
  • 00:14:04.133 --> 00:14:05.134
  • IN A FEW MINUTES THEDOOR WAS VIOLENTLY
  • 00:14:05.134 --> 00:14:06.368
  • DOOR WAS VIOLENTLYKICKED IN. HE BRACED
  • 00:14:06.368 --> 00:14:07.836
  • KICKED IN. HE BRACEDHIMSELF EXPECTING
  • 00:14:07.836 --> 00:14:09.238
  • HIMSELF EXPECTINGTHE WORST. WHEN HE
  • 00:14:09.238 --> 00:14:10.439
  • THE WORST. WHEN HELOOKED UP IT WASN'T
  • 00:14:10.439 --> 00:14:11.941
  • LOOKED UP IT WASN'TWHO HE THOUGHT.
  • 00:14:11.941 --> 00:14:12.708
  • WHO HE THOUGHT.IT WAS A GROUP OF
  • 00:14:12.708 --> 00:14:13.542
  • IT WAS A GROUP OFYOUNG PEOPLE FROM
  • 00:14:13.542 --> 00:14:15.411
  • YOUNG PEOPLE FROMTEEN CHALLENGE.
  • 00:14:15.411 --> 00:14:16.211
  • TEEN CHALLENGE.HE HAD BEEN INVOLVED
  • 00:14:16.211 --> 00:14:17.046
  • HE HAD BEEN INVOLVEDWITH THAT MINISTRY
  • 00:14:17.046 --> 00:14:18.314
  • WITH THAT MINISTRYAS A TEENAGER.
  • 00:14:18.314 --> 00:14:19.748
  • AS A TEENAGER.NOW YEARS LATER,
  • 00:14:19.748 --> 00:14:20.683
  • NOW YEARS LATER,THEY HEARD THAT HE
  • 00:14:20.683 --> 00:14:22.451
  • THEY HEARD THAT HEWAS IN TROUBLE.
  • 00:14:22.451 --> 00:14:23.352
  • WAS IN TROUBLE.SOMEHOW, THEY FOUND
  • 00:14:23.352 --> 00:14:24.286
  • SOMEHOW, THEY FOUNDHIM IN THE MIDDLE OF
  • 00:14:24.286 --> 00:14:25.454
  • HIM IN THE MIDDLE OFTHE NIGHT, IN THIS
  • 00:14:25.454 --> 00:14:26.488
  • THE NIGHT, IN THISDRUG INFESTED,
  • 00:14:26.488 --> 00:14:28.123
  • DRUG INFESTED,RUNDOWN HOTEL JUST
  • 00:14:28.123 --> 00:14:29.625
  • RUNDOWN HOTEL JUSTIN THE KNICK OF TIME
  • 00:14:29.625 --> 00:14:30.626
  • IN THE KNICK OF TIMETHEY BURST IN THERE
  • 00:14:30.626 --> 00:14:32.594
  • THEY BURST IN THERELIKE NAVY SEALS.
  • 00:14:32.594 --> 00:14:33.228
  • LIKE NAVY SEALS.THE OTHER PEOPLE
  • 00:14:33.228 --> 00:14:33.796
  • THE OTHER PEOPLETHOUGHT THEY WERE
  • 00:14:33.796 --> 00:14:34.630
  • THOUGHT THEY WERETHE POLICE AND TOOK
  • 00:14:34.630 --> 00:14:36.865
  • THE POLICE AND TOOKOFF RUNNING. THEY
  • 00:14:36.865 --> 00:14:37.499
  • OFF RUNNING. THEYPICKED HIM UP OFF
  • 00:14:37.499 --> 00:14:38.801
  • PICKED HIM UP OFFTHE GROUND AND SAID,
  • 00:14:38.801 --> 00:14:39.868
  • THE GROUND AND SAID,"GOD SENT US HERE
  • 00:14:39.868 --> 00:14:40.869
  • "GOD SENT US HERETO RESCUE YOU
  • 00:14:40.869 --> 00:14:41.670
  • TO RESCUE YOUBECAUSE YOU BELONG
  • 00:14:41.670 --> 00:14:44.573
  • BECAUSE YOU BELONGTO HIM!" (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:14:44.573 --> 00:14:45.841
  • TO HIM!" (APPLAUSE)THAT NIGHT WAS A
  • 00:14:45.841 --> 00:14:46.709
  • THAT NIGHT WAS ATURNING POINT IN HIS
  • 00:14:46.709 --> 00:14:48.143
  • TURNING POINT IN HISLIFE. HE NEVER DID
  • 00:14:48.143 --> 00:14:49.778
  • LIFE. HE NEVER DIDANOTHER DRUG; GOT
  • 00:14:49.778 --> 00:14:50.512
  • ANOTHER DRUG; GOTOUT OF THAT VIOLENT
  • 00:14:50.512 --> 00:14:51.747
  • OUT OF THAT VIOLENTLIFESTYLE. TODAY,
  • 00:14:51.747 --> 00:14:52.548
  • LIFESTYLE. TODAY,HE GOES AROUND TO
  • 00:14:52.548 --> 00:14:53.315
  • HE GOES AROUND TOSCHOOLS AND
  • 00:14:53.315 --> 00:14:54.316
  • SCHOOLS ANDCHURCHES TELLING
  • 00:14:54.316 --> 00:14:55.217
  • CHURCHES TELLINGPEOPLE WHAT GOD HAS
  • 00:14:55.217 --> 00:14:56.051
  • PEOPLE WHAT GOD HASDONE FOR HIM.
  • 00:14:56.051 --> 00:14:57.486
  • DONE FOR HIM.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:14:57.486 --> 00:14:58.053
  • (APPLAUSE)MAYBE LIKE THIS
  • 00:14:58.053 --> 00:14:58.854
  • MAYBE LIKE THISYOUNG MAN, YOU HAVE
  • 00:14:58.854 --> 00:14:59.922
  • YOUNG MAN, YOU HAVEA SON, A DAUGHTER, A
  • 00:14:59.922 --> 00:15:00.889
  • A SON, A DAUGHTER, AFAMILY MEMBER THAT'S
  • 00:15:00.889 --> 00:15:02.358
  • FAMILY MEMBER THAT'SOFF COURSE, RUNNING
  • 00:15:02.358 --> 00:15:03.025
  • OFF COURSE, RUNNINGWITH THE WRONG
  • 00:15:03.025 --> 00:15:03.926
  • WITH THE WRONGCROWD. THEY'VE BEEN
  • 00:15:03.926 --> 00:15:04.727
  • CROWD. THEY'VE BEENOVERCOME BY
  • 00:15:04.727 --> 00:15:06.228
  • OVERCOME BYDARKNESS, YOU COULD
  • 00:15:06.228 --> 00:15:07.262
  • DARKNESS, YOU COULDEASILY BE
  • 00:15:07.262 --> 00:15:08.430
  • EASILY BEDISCOURAGED BUT STAY
  • 00:15:08.430 --> 00:15:09.732
  • DISCOURAGED BUT STAYIN FAITH; YOUR CHILD
  • 00:15:09.732 --> 00:15:11.166
  • IN FAITH; YOUR CHILDBELONGS TO GOD.
  • 00:15:11.166 --> 00:15:11.967
  • BELONGS TO GOD.THERE'S NOTHING THAT
  • 00:15:11.967 --> 00:15:12.801
  • THERE'S NOTHING THATCAN SNATCH THEM OUT
  • 00:15:12.801 --> 00:15:14.536
  • CAN SNATCH THEM OUTOF HIS HAND.
  • 00:15:14.536 --> 00:15:15.838
  • OF HIS HAND.THEY MAY BE IN
  • 00:15:15.838 --> 00:15:16.638
  • THEY MAY BE INDARKNESS BUT LIGHT
  • 00:15:16.638 --> 00:15:17.373
  • DARKNESS BUT LIGHTIS COMING,
  • 00:15:17.373 --> 00:15:17.940
  • IS COMING,DELIVERANCE IS
  • 00:15:17.940 --> 00:15:18.874
  • DELIVERANCE ISCOMING, FREEDOM IS
  • 00:15:18.874 --> 00:15:20.442
  • COMING, FREEDOM ISCOMING. GOD IS NOT
  • 00:15:20.442 --> 00:15:22.044
  • COMING. GOD IS NOTJUDGING THEM BY
  • 00:15:22.044 --> 00:15:23.012
  • JUDGING THEM BYWHERE THEY ARE
  • 00:15:23.012 --> 00:15:24.179
  • WHERE THEY ARERIGHT NOW. GOD IS
  • 00:15:24.179 --> 00:15:25.047
  • RIGHT NOW. GOD ISNOT ABANDONING
  • 00:15:25.047 --> 00:15:26.081
  • NOT ABANDONINGTHEM BECAUSE THEY
  • 00:15:26.081 --> 00:15:27.616
  • THEM BECAUSE THEYTURNED THEIR BACK,
  • 00:15:27.616 --> 00:15:28.817
  • TURNED THEIR BACK,GOD STILL SEES THEM
  • 00:15:28.817 --> 00:15:30.052
  • GOD STILL SEES THEMAS THE RIGHTEOUS,
  • 00:15:30.052 --> 00:15:30.719
  • AS THE RIGHTEOUS,LIGHT IS STILL
  • 00:15:30.719 --> 00:15:31.887
  • LIGHT IS STILLABOUT TO BURST
  • 00:15:31.887 --> 00:15:33.822
  • ABOUT TO BURSTIN. OR MAYBE YOU'VE
  • 00:15:33.822 --> 00:15:35.157
  • IN. OR MAYBE YOU'VEMADE POOR CHOICES;
  • 00:15:35.157 --> 00:15:35.958
  • MADE POOR CHOICES;YOU DON'T THINK
  • 00:15:35.958 --> 00:15:36.825
  • YOU DON'T THINKYOU COULD EXPECT
  • 00:15:36.825 --> 00:15:37.659
  • YOU COULD EXPECTANYTHING GOOD.
  • 00:15:37.659 --> 00:15:38.327
  • ANYTHING GOOD."JOEL, GOD WOULD
  • 00:15:38.327 --> 00:15:39.328
  • "JOEL, GOD WOULDNEVER HELP ME YOU
  • 00:15:39.328 --> 00:15:40.129
  • NEVER HELP ME YOUDON'T KNOW THE LIFE
  • 00:15:40.129 --> 00:15:41.330
  • DON'T KNOW THE LIFETHAT I'VE LIVED."
  • 00:15:41.330 --> 00:15:42.631
  • THAT I'VE LIVED."IT DOESN'T SAY, "GOD
  • 00:15:42.631 --> 00:15:43.198
  • IT DOESN'T SAY, "GODWILL HELP THE
  • 00:15:43.198 --> 00:15:44.400
  • WILL HELP THERIGHTEOUS AS LONG
  • 00:15:44.400 --> 00:15:45.067
  • RIGHTEOUS AS LONGAS YOU DON'T MAKE
  • 00:15:45.067 --> 00:15:46.402
  • AS YOU DON'T MAKEANY MISTAKES."
  • 00:15:46.402 --> 00:15:47.036
  • ANY MISTAKES."HAVE A NEW
  • 00:15:47.036 --> 00:15:48.037
  • HAVE A NEWPERSPECTIVE: YOU
  • 00:15:48.037 --> 00:15:49.138
  • PERSPECTIVE: YOUBELONG TO GOD, YOU
  • 00:15:49.138 --> 00:15:50.939
  • BELONG TO GOD, YOUARE HIS CHILD. NOW
  • 00:15:50.939 --> 00:15:51.807
  • ARE HIS CHILD. NOWYOU HAVE TO HAVE
  • 00:15:51.807 --> 00:15:53.042
  • YOU HAVE TO HAVETHIS ATTITUDE, "GOD
  • 00:15:53.042 --> 00:15:54.376
  • THIS ATTITUDE, "GODI MADE THIS MESS, I
  • 00:15:54.376 --> 00:15:55.010
  • I MADE THIS MESS, IBROUGHT THIS TROUBLE
  • 00:15:55.010 --> 00:15:56.178
  • BROUGHT THIS TROUBLEON MYSELF BUT I KNOW
  • 00:15:56.178 --> 00:15:56.979
  • ON MYSELF BUT I KNOWYOU'RE A GOD OF
  • 00:15:56.979 --> 00:15:58.347
  • YOU'RE A GOD OFMERCY AND I BELIEVE
  • 00:15:58.347 --> 00:15:59.248
  • MERCY AND I BELIEVEYOU STILL HAVE
  • 00:15:59.248 --> 00:16:00.649
  • YOU STILL HAVEUNEXPECTED SUNSHINE
  • 00:16:00.649 --> 00:16:02.418
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINECOMING MY WAY."
  • 00:16:02.418 --> 00:16:02.985
  • COMING MY WAY."IN OTHER WORDS, "I'M
  • 00:16:02.985 --> 00:16:03.685
  • IN OTHER WORDS, "I'MSTRUGGLING WITH THIS
  • 00:16:03.685 --> 00:16:04.787
  • STRUGGLING WITH THISADDICTION BUT I
  • 00:16:04.787 --> 00:16:05.554
  • ADDICTION BUT IBELIEVE DELIVERANCE
  • 00:16:05.554 --> 00:16:06.288
  • BELIEVE DELIVERANCEIS ON THE WAY,
  • 00:16:06.288 --> 00:16:07.089
  • IS ON THE WAY,RESTORATION,
  • 00:16:07.089 --> 00:16:07.956
  • RESTORATION,VINDICATION IS GOING
  • 00:16:07.956 --> 00:16:08.824
  • VINDICATION IS GOINGTO SUDDENLY SHOW
  • 00:16:08.824 --> 00:16:10.526
  • TO SUDDENLY SHOWUP." NUMBERS
  • 00:16:10.526 --> 00:16:11.760
  • UP." NUMBERSCHAPTER 17 THERE
  • 00:16:11.760 --> 00:16:12.561
  • CHAPTER 17 THEREHAD BEEN A POWER
  • 00:16:12.561 --> 00:16:13.495
  • HAD BEEN A POWERSTRUGGLE OVER WHO
  • 00:16:13.495 --> 00:16:14.296
  • STRUGGLE OVER WHOWOULD BECOME THE
  • 00:16:14.296 --> 00:16:15.564
  • WOULD BECOME THENEXT PRIEST AND
  • 00:16:15.564 --> 00:16:16.298
  • NEXT PRIEST ANDPEOPLE WERE
  • 00:16:16.298 --> 00:16:17.366
  • PEOPLE WEREQUESTIONING MOSES'
  • 00:16:17.366 --> 00:16:18.534
  • QUESTIONING MOSES'AUTHORITY. GOD
  • 00:16:18.534 --> 00:16:19.535
  • AUTHORITY. GODTOLD MOSES HE WAS
  • 00:16:19.535 --> 00:16:20.335
  • TOLD MOSES HE WASGOING TO SHOW THEM
  • 00:16:20.335 --> 00:16:21.203
  • GOING TO SHOW THEMWHO THE PRIEST
  • 00:16:21.203 --> 00:16:22.471
  • WHO THE PRIESTSHOULD BE. GOD
  • 00:16:22.471 --> 00:16:23.705
  • SHOULD BE. GODINSTRUCTED MOSES TO
  • 00:16:23.705 --> 00:16:25.174
  • INSTRUCTED MOSES TOTAKE THE STAFFS,
  • 00:16:25.174 --> 00:16:26.308
  • TAKE THE STAFFS,THE WALKING STICKS
  • 00:16:26.308 --> 00:16:27.309
  • THE WALKING STICKSFROM THE LEADERS OF
  • 00:16:27.309 --> 00:16:28.343
  • FROM THE LEADERS OFEACH OF THE TRIBES
  • 00:16:28.343 --> 00:16:29.745
  • EACH OF THE TRIBESOF ISRAEL. HE PLACED
  • 00:16:29.745 --> 00:16:31.080
  • OF ISRAEL. HE PLACEDTHESE WALKING STICKS
  • 00:16:31.080 --> 00:16:32.481
  • THESE WALKING STICKSIN A TENT NEXT TO
  • 00:16:32.481 --> 00:16:33.182
  • IN A TENT NEXT TOTHE ARK OF THE
  • 00:16:33.182 --> 00:16:34.183
  • THE ARK OF THECOVENANT, THAT'S
  • 00:16:34.183 --> 00:16:34.983
  • COVENANT, THAT'SWHERE GOD LIVED
  • 00:16:34.983 --> 00:16:36.151
  • WHERE GOD LIVEDBACK THEN. THESE
  • 00:16:36.151 --> 00:16:37.152
  • BACK THEN. THESESTAFFS WERE JUST
  • 00:16:37.152 --> 00:16:38.487
  • STAFFS WERE JUSTOLD, DRIED UP, DEAD
  • 00:16:38.487 --> 00:16:40.122
  • OLD, DRIED UP, DEADPIECES OF WOOD;
  • 00:16:40.122 --> 00:16:40.689
  • PIECES OF WOOD;JUST BASICALLY A
  • 00:16:40.689 --> 00:16:41.623
  • JUST BASICALLY ASTICK THAT THEY HAD
  • 00:16:41.623 --> 00:16:43.125
  • STICK THAT THEY HADUSED FOR YEARS.
  • 00:16:43.125 --> 00:16:44.126
  • USED FOR YEARS.THE NEXT MORNING THE
  • 00:16:44.126 --> 00:16:45.294
  • THE NEXT MORNING THESTAFF OF AARON HAD
  • 00:16:45.294 --> 00:16:46.628
  • STAFF OF AARON HADSPROUTED BRANCHES,
  • 00:16:46.628 --> 00:16:48.497
  • SPROUTED BRANCHES,GROWN LEAVES, AND
  • 00:16:48.497 --> 00:16:49.298
  • GROWN LEAVES, ANDEVEN PRODUCED
  • 00:16:49.298 --> 00:16:50.532
  • EVEN PRODUCEDALMONDS. HERE THIS
  • 00:16:50.532 --> 00:16:51.934
  • ALMONDS. HERE THISOLD PIECE OF DEAD
  • 00:16:51.934 --> 00:16:53.502
  • OLD PIECE OF DEADWOOD WAS NOW
  • 00:16:53.502 --> 00:16:54.336
  • WOOD WAS NOWBLOOMING AND
  • 00:16:54.336 --> 00:16:55.170
  • BLOOMING ANDBLOSSOMING. THEY
  • 00:16:55.170 --> 00:16:55.838
  • BLOSSOMING. THEYKNEW AARON WAS
  • 00:16:55.838 --> 00:16:56.505
  • KNEW AARON WASSUPPOSED TO BE
  • 00:16:56.505 --> 00:16:57.573
  • SUPPOSED TO BETHE PRIEST.
  • 00:16:57.573 --> 00:16:58.507
  • THE PRIEST.ONE LESSON WE CAN
  • 00:16:58.507 --> 00:16:59.308
  • ONE LESSON WE CANLEARN FROM THIS
  • 00:16:59.308 --> 00:17:00.776
  • LEARN FROM THISSTORY IS THAT GOD
  • 00:17:00.776 --> 00:17:01.877
  • STORY IS THAT GODCAN CHANGE THINGS
  • 00:17:01.877 --> 00:17:03.278
  • CAN CHANGE THINGSOVERNIGHT. HE CAN
  • 00:17:03.278 --> 00:17:04.680
  • OVERNIGHT. HE CANTAKE A SITUATION
  • 00:17:04.680 --> 00:17:05.647
  • TAKE A SITUATIONTHAT SHOULD TAKE
  • 00:17:05.647 --> 00:17:07.149
  • THAT SHOULD TAKEYEARS TO RESOLVE
  • 00:17:07.149 --> 00:17:09.284
  • YEARS TO RESOLVEAND ACCELERATE IT.
  • 00:17:09.284 --> 00:17:10.085
  • AND ACCELERATE IT.YOU MAY THINK IT'S
  • 00:17:10.085 --> 00:17:10.819
  • YOU MAY THINK IT'SGOING TO TAKE YEARS
  • 00:17:10.819 --> 00:17:11.920
  • GOING TO TAKE YEARSTO GET WELL, YEARS
  • 00:17:11.920 --> 00:17:13.522
  • TO GET WELL, YEARSTO GET OUT OF DEBT,
  • 00:17:13.522 --> 00:17:14.022
  • TO GET OUT OF DEBT,YEARS TO ACCOMPLISH
  • 00:17:14.022 --> 00:17:14.957
  • YEARS TO ACCOMPLISHYOUR DREAMS.
  • 00:17:14.957 --> 00:17:15.724
  • YOUR DREAMS.GOD KNOWS HOW TO
  • 00:17:15.724 --> 00:17:17.192
  • GOD KNOWS HOW TOSPEED IT UP, ONE
  • 00:17:17.192 --> 00:17:18.327
  • SPEED IT UP, ONEGOOD BREAK, ONE
  • 00:17:18.327 --> 00:17:19.328
  • GOOD BREAK, ONEPHONE CALL, ONE
  • 00:17:19.328 --> 00:17:20.896
  • PHONE CALL, ONEIDEA, SUDDENLY,
  • 00:17:20.896 --> 00:17:22.231
  • IDEA, SUDDENLY,UNEXPECTEDLY
  • 00:17:22.231 --> 00:17:23.332
  • UNEXPECTEDLYOVERNIGHT GOD CAN
  • 00:17:23.332 --> 00:17:24.500
  • OVERNIGHT GOD CANCHANGE IT.
  • 00:17:24.500 --> 00:17:25.033
  • CHANGE IT.NOW DON'T BELIEVE
  • 00:17:25.033 --> 00:17:25.734
  • NOW DON'T BELIEVETHE LIES THAT IT'S
  • 00:17:25.734 --> 00:17:26.468
  • THE LIES THAT IT'SNEVER GOING TO GET
  • 00:17:26.468 --> 00:17:27.703
  • NEVER GOING TO GETBETTER.
  • 00:17:27.703 --> 00:17:28.270
  • BETTER.JOEL, MY MARRIAGE
  • 00:17:28.270 --> 00:17:29.171
  • JOEL, MY MARRIAGESITUATION IT LOOKS
  • 00:17:29.171 --> 00:17:30.606
  • SITUATION IT LOOKSDEAD, MY DREAMS, MY
  • 00:17:30.606 --> 00:17:31.940
  • DEAD, MY DREAMS, MYFINANCIAL SITUATION
  • 00:17:31.940 --> 00:17:32.941
  • FINANCIAL SITUATIONIT ALL LOOKS DEAD.
  • 00:17:32.941 --> 00:17:34.209
  • IT ALL LOOKS DEAD.THAT'S OK, GOD TOOK
  • 00:17:34.209 --> 00:17:35.844
  • THAT'S OK, GOD TOOKA STICK THAT HAD
  • 00:17:35.844 --> 00:17:37.346
  • A STICK THAT HADBEEN DEAD FOR YEARS
  • 00:17:37.346 --> 00:17:38.347
  • BEEN DEAD FOR YEARSAND CAUSED IT TO
  • 00:17:38.347 --> 00:17:40.082
  • AND CAUSED IT TOPRODUCE NEW FRUIT.
  • 00:17:40.082 --> 00:17:41.183
  • PRODUCE NEW FRUIT.WHAT YOU THINK IS
  • 00:17:41.183 --> 00:17:42.751
  • WHAT YOU THINK ISDEAD, GOD IS SAYING,
  • 00:17:42.751 --> 00:17:43.785
  • DEAD, GOD IS SAYING,"I CAN STILL CAUSE
  • 00:17:43.785 --> 00:17:44.720
  • "I CAN STILL CAUSEIT TO BLOOM, TO
  • 00:17:44.720 --> 00:17:45.787
  • IT TO BLOOM, TOBLOSSOM, I CAN
  • 00:17:45.787 --> 00:17:46.722
  • BLOSSOM, I CANBREATHE NEW LIFE IN
  • 00:17:46.722 --> 00:17:47.723
  • BREATHE NEW LIFE INIT."
  • 00:17:47.723 --> 00:17:48.524
  • IT."YOU CAN STILL BECOME
  • 00:17:48.524 --> 00:17:49.625
  • YOU CAN STILL BECOMEWHO YOU WERE CREATED
  • 00:17:49.625 --> 00:17:51.026
  • WHO YOU WERE CREATEDTO BE. YOU CAN STILL
  • 00:17:51.026 --> 00:17:51.927
  • TO BE. YOU CAN STILLOVERCOME THAT
  • 00:17:51.927 --> 00:17:52.995
  • OVERCOME THATOBSTACLE. YOU CAN
  • 00:17:52.995 --> 00:17:54.062
  • OBSTACLE. YOU CANSTILL ACCOMPLISH
  • 00:17:54.062 --> 00:17:55.664
  • STILL ACCOMPLISHYOUR DREAMS.
  • 00:17:55.664 --> 00:17:56.265
  • YOUR DREAMS.I RECEIVED A LETTER
  • 00:17:56.265 --> 00:17:57.432
  • I RECEIVED A LETTERFROM A LADY THAT HAD
  • 00:17:57.432 --> 00:17:58.467
  • FROM A LADY THAT HADBEEN MARRIED FOR 47
  • 00:17:58.467 --> 00:17:59.902
  • BEEN MARRIED FOR 47YEARS BUT BECAUSE OF
  • 00:17:59.902 --> 00:18:01.603
  • YEARS BUT BECAUSE OFSOME HURTFUL THINGS
  • 00:18:01.603 --> 00:18:02.671
  • SOME HURTFUL THINGSIN THE RELATIONSHIP,
  • 00:18:02.671 --> 00:18:03.772
  • IN THE RELATIONSHIP,SHE AND HER HUSBAND
  • 00:18:03.772 --> 00:18:04.606
  • SHE AND HER HUSBANDHAD RECENTLY GOTTEN
  • 00:18:04.606 --> 00:18:05.607
  • HAD RECENTLY GOTTENA DIVORCE. SOMEBODY
  • 00:18:05.607 --> 00:18:06.642
  • A DIVORCE. SOMEBODYINVITED HER TO
  • 00:18:06.642 --> 00:18:08.043
  • INVITED HER TOLAKEWOOD. HER
  • 00:18:08.043 --> 00:18:09.378
  • LAKEWOOD. HEREX-HUSBAND HEARD AND
  • 00:18:09.378 --> 00:18:09.945
  • EX-HUSBAND HEARD ANDASKED IF HE COULD
  • 00:18:09.945 --> 00:18:11.313
  • ASKED IF HE COULDCOME. THE SATURDAY
  • 00:18:11.313 --> 00:18:12.080
  • COME. THE SATURDAYNIGHT BEFORE THE
  • 00:18:12.080 --> 00:18:13.048
  • NIGHT BEFORE THESERVICE THEY HAD A
  • 00:18:13.048 --> 00:18:14.049
  • SERVICE THEY HAD ABIG DISAGREEMENT ON
  • 00:18:14.049 --> 00:18:14.983
  • BIG DISAGREEMENT ONTHE PHONE, NOTHING
  • 00:18:14.983 --> 00:18:16.251
  • THE PHONE, NOTHINGHAD CHANGED.
  • 00:18:16.251 --> 00:18:17.085
  • HAD CHANGED.SUNDAY MORNING, HE
  • 00:18:17.085 --> 00:18:17.753
  • SUNDAY MORNING, HEWENT AND PICKED HER
  • 00:18:17.753 --> 00:18:18.687
  • WENT AND PICKED HERUP AND ON THE WAY
  • 00:18:18.687 --> 00:18:19.788
  • UP AND ON THE WAYOVER IN THE CAR THEY
  • 00:18:19.788 --> 00:18:20.822
  • OVER IN THE CAR THEYHAD ANOTHER MAJOR
  • 00:18:20.822 --> 00:18:22.157
  • HAD ANOTHER MAJORARGUMENT. SHE WAS
  • 00:18:22.157 --> 00:18:23.325
  • ARGUMENT. SHE WASSO UPSET SHE ALMOST
  • 00:18:23.325 --> 00:18:24.193
  • SO UPSET SHE ALMOSTGOT OUT AND WOULDN'T
  • 00:18:24.193 --> 00:18:25.627
  • GOT OUT AND WOULDN'TCOME IN. THEY FINALLY
  • 00:18:25.627 --> 00:18:26.762
  • COME IN. THEY FINALLYARRIVED AND WENT WAY
  • 00:18:26.762 --> 00:18:28.330
  • ARRIVED AND WENT WAYUP TO THE TOP TO SIT.
  • 00:18:28.330 --> 00:18:29.131
  • UP TO THE TOP TO SIT.SHE MENTIONED TO AN
  • 00:18:29.131 --> 00:18:29.932
  • SHE MENTIONED TO ANUSHER THAT IT WAS
  • 00:18:29.932 --> 00:18:30.699
  • USHER THAT IT WASTHEIR FIRST TIME AND
  • 00:18:30.699 --> 00:18:31.833
  • THEIR FIRST TIME ANDTHEY WERE VISITING.
  • 00:18:31.833 --> 00:18:32.634
  • THEY WERE VISITING.HE SAID, "OH FOLLOW
  • 00:18:32.634 --> 00:18:33.635
  • HE SAID, "OH FOLLOWME!" HE TOOK THEM
  • 00:18:33.635 --> 00:18:34.603
  • ME!" HE TOOK THEMFROM THE VERY TOP
  • 00:18:34.603 --> 00:18:35.704
  • FROM THE VERY TOPTO THE FRONT SECTION
  • 00:18:35.704 --> 00:18:36.738
  • TO THE FRONT SECTIONAND SAT THEM ON THE
  • 00:18:36.738 --> 00:18:37.940
  • AND SAT THEM ON THESECOND ROW. THEY
  • 00:18:37.940 --> 00:18:39.274
  • SECOND ROW. THEYWERE VERY MOVED BY
  • 00:18:39.274 --> 00:18:40.642
  • WERE VERY MOVED BYTHE SERVICE. DURING
  • 00:18:40.642 --> 00:18:41.843
  • THE SERVICE. DURINGTHE PRAYER TIME THEY
  • 00:18:41.843 --> 00:18:43.045
  • THE PRAYER TIME THEYCAME UP AND PRAYED
  • 00:18:43.045 --> 00:18:44.046
  • CAME UP AND PRAYEDWITH ONE OF OUR
  • 00:18:44.046 --> 00:18:44.746
  • WITH ONE OF OURVOLUNTEER PRAYER
  • 00:18:44.746 --> 00:18:45.480
  • VOLUNTEER PRAYERPARTNERS, A YOUNG
  • 00:18:45.480 --> 00:18:46.715
  • PARTNERS, A YOUNGLADY. AFTER THE
  • 00:18:46.715 --> 00:18:47.716
  • LADY. AFTER THESERVICE BEING NEW
  • 00:18:47.716 --> 00:18:48.550
  • SERVICE BEING NEWTHEY DIDN'T REALLY
  • 00:18:48.550 --> 00:18:49.351
  • THEY DIDN'T REALLYKNOW WHERE TO GO
  • 00:18:49.351 --> 00:18:50.219
  • KNOW WHERE TO GOSO THEY WALKED OUT
  • 00:18:50.219 --> 00:18:51.153
  • SO THEY WALKED OUTTHIS EXIT RIGHT OVER
  • 00:18:51.153 --> 00:18:52.554
  • THIS EXIT RIGHT OVERHERE BY MY LEFT.
  • 00:18:52.554 --> 00:18:53.589
  • HERE BY MY LEFT.I WAS COMING OUT OF
  • 00:18:53.589 --> 00:18:54.590
  • I WAS COMING OUT OFA SMALL ROOM, SHE
  • 00:18:54.590 --> 00:18:55.624
  • A SMALL ROOM, SHEWAS COMING AROUND
  • 00:18:55.624 --> 00:18:56.525
  • WAS COMING AROUNDA CORNER AND WE
  • 00:18:56.525 --> 00:18:57.593
  • A CORNER AND WELITERALLY BUMPED
  • 00:18:57.593 --> 00:18:59.027
  • LITERALLY BUMPEDINTO EACH OTHER.
  • 00:18:59.027 --> 00:18:59.528
  • INTO EACH OTHER.I SAID, "OH I'M
  • 00:18:59.528 --> 00:19:00.262
  • I SAID, "OH I'MSORRY. I DIDN'T SEE
  • 00:19:00.262 --> 00:19:01.563
  • SORRY. I DIDN'T SEEYOU." OUT OF ALL THE
  • 00:19:01.563 --> 00:19:02.631
  • YOU." OUT OF ALL THEPEOPLE HERE SHE WAS
  • 00:19:02.631 --> 00:19:03.599
  • PEOPLE HERE SHE WASSURPRISED THAT SHE
  • 00:19:03.599 --> 00:19:04.833
  • SURPRISED THAT SHEBUMPED INTO ME. HER
  • 00:19:04.833 --> 00:19:06.001
  • BUMPED INTO ME. HERHUSBAND SPOKE UP AND
  • 00:19:06.001 --> 00:19:07.302
  • HUSBAND SPOKE UP ANDSAID, "WE JUST GOT
  • 00:19:07.302 --> 00:19:08.804
  • SAID, "WE JUST GOTDIVORCED AFTER 47
  • 00:19:08.804 --> 00:19:10.339
  • DIVORCED AFTER 47YEARS AND WE CAME TO
  • 00:19:10.339 --> 00:19:11.206
  • YEARS AND WE CAME TOCHURCH BECAUSE WE'RE
  • 00:19:11.206 --> 00:19:12.608
  • CHURCH BECAUSE WE'REHURTING." I TOLD THEM
  • 00:19:12.608 --> 00:19:13.675
  • HURTING." I TOLD THEMIT WASN'T A
  • 00:19:13.675 --> 00:19:14.576
  • IT WASN'T ACOINCIDENCE THAT
  • 00:19:14.576 --> 00:19:15.310
  • COINCIDENCE THATWE HAD BUMPED INTO
  • 00:19:15.310 --> 00:19:16.211
  • WE HAD BUMPED INTOEACH OTHER IT WAS
  • 00:19:16.211 --> 00:19:16.912
  • EACH OTHER IT WASTHE HAND OF GOD
  • 00:19:16.912 --> 00:19:17.779
  • THE HAND OF GODDIRECTING THEIR
  • 00:19:17.779 --> 00:19:19.548
  • DIRECTING THEIRSTEPS. (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:19:19.548 --> 00:19:20.182
  • STEPS. (APPLAUSE)I HAD A NEW BOOK
  • 00:19:20.182 --> 00:19:21.183
  • I HAD A NEW BOOKTHAT WAS OUT, I
  • 00:19:21.183 --> 00:19:22.384
  • THAT WAS OUT, IASKED THEM IF THEY
  • 00:19:22.384 --> 00:19:23.118
  • ASKED THEM IF THEYWOULD COME UPSTAIRS
  • 00:19:23.118 --> 00:19:23.986
  • WOULD COME UPSTAIRSWITH ME AND I GAVE
  • 00:19:23.986 --> 00:19:24.786
  • WITH ME AND I GAVETHEM A COPY OF MY
  • 00:19:24.786 --> 00:19:25.487
  • THEM A COPY OF MYBOOK AND WE PRAYED
  • 00:19:25.487 --> 00:19:26.622
  • BOOK AND WE PRAYEDTOGETHER. AS THEY
  • 00:19:26.622 --> 00:19:27.522
  • TOGETHER. AS THEYWERE LEAVING THROUGH
  • 00:19:27.522 --> 00:19:28.757
  • WERE LEAVING THROUGHTHAT LOBBY THOUSANDS
  • 00:19:28.757 --> 00:19:29.458
  • THAT LOBBY THOUSANDSOF PEOPLE WALKING IN
  • 00:19:29.458 --> 00:19:30.759
  • OF PEOPLE WALKING INAND OUT, IT JUST SO
  • 00:19:30.759 --> 00:19:32.160
  • AND OUT, IT JUST SOHAPPENED THEY BUMPED
  • 00:19:32.160 --> 00:19:33.428
  • HAPPENED THEY BUMPEDINTO THE YOUNG LADY
  • 00:19:33.428 --> 00:19:34.396
  • INTO THE YOUNG LADYTHAT HAD PRAYED WITH
  • 00:19:34.396 --> 00:19:35.197
  • THAT HAD PRAYED WITHTHEM DURING THE
  • 00:19:35.197 --> 00:19:35.964
  • THEM DURING THESERVICE, THAT
  • 00:19:35.964 --> 00:19:36.665
  • SERVICE, THATVOLUNTEER PRAYER
  • 00:19:36.665 --> 00:19:38.066
  • VOLUNTEER PRAYERPARTNER. SHE ASKED
  • 00:19:38.066 --> 00:19:38.967
  • PARTNER. SHE ASKEDIF THIS COUPLE HAD
  • 00:19:38.967 --> 00:19:39.701
  • IF THIS COUPLE HADA MOMENT THAT THEY
  • 00:19:39.701 --> 00:19:40.902
  • A MOMENT THAT THEYCOULD TALK TOGETHER.
  • 00:19:40.902 --> 00:19:41.937
  • COULD TALK TOGETHER.SHE SPOKE TO THEM
  • 00:19:41.937 --> 00:19:42.938
  • SHE SPOKE TO THEMABOUT FORGIVENESS,
  • 00:19:42.938 --> 00:19:44.039
  • ABOUT FORGIVENESS,RESTORATION, NEW
  • 00:19:44.039 --> 00:19:45.707
  • RESTORATION, NEWBEGINNINGS. THE
  • 00:19:45.707 --> 00:19:46.408
  • BEGINNINGS. THEWIFE WAS HAVING A
  • 00:19:46.408 --> 00:19:47.943
  • WIFE WAS HAVING AHARD TIME FORGIVING.
  • 00:19:47.943 --> 00:19:48.644
  • HARD TIME FORGIVING.SHE LOOKED HER IN
  • 00:19:48.644 --> 00:19:49.511
  • SHE LOOKED HER INTHE EYES AND SAID,
  • 00:19:49.511 --> 00:19:50.646
  • THE EYES AND SAID,"YOUR HUSBAND IS A
  • 00:19:50.646 --> 00:19:51.813
  • "YOUR HUSBAND IS AGOOD MAN. HE
  • 00:19:51.813 --> 00:19:52.381
  • GOOD MAN. HEDESERVES YOUR
  • 00:19:52.381 --> 00:19:53.682
  • DESERVES YOURFORGIVENESS."
  • 00:19:53.682 --> 00:19:54.516
  • FORGIVENESS."THAT MOMENT SHE
  • 00:19:54.516 --> 00:19:55.651
  • THAT MOMENT SHERELEASED THE HURT,
  • 00:19:55.651 --> 00:19:56.285
  • RELEASED THE HURT,THEIR MARRIAGE WAS
  • 00:19:56.285 --> 00:19:57.653
  • THEIR MARRIAGE WASRESTORED, THAT WAS
  • 00:19:57.653 --> 00:19:59.054
  • RESTORED, THAT WASSIX YEARS AGO.
  • 00:19:59.054 --> 00:19:59.655
  • SIX YEARS AGO.TODAY THEY ARE
  • 00:19:59.655 --> 00:20:00.756
  • TODAY THEY AREHAPPILY REMARRIED,
  • 00:20:00.756 --> 00:20:01.256
  • HAPPILY REMARRIED,RIGHT HERE ON THE
  • 00:20:01.256 --> 00:20:02.057
  • RIGHT HERE ON THEFRONT ROW.
  • 00:20:02.057 --> 00:20:02.791
  • FRONT ROW.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:20:02.791 --> 00:20:03.759
  • (APPLAUSE)JOHN AND ANN; SOME
  • 00:20:03.759 --> 00:20:04.626
  • JOHN AND ANN; SOMEOF OUR MOST FAITHFUL
  • 00:20:04.626 --> 00:20:06.762
  • OF OUR MOST FAITHFULVOLUNTEERS, REALLY
  • 00:20:06.762 --> 00:20:08.964
  • VOLUNTEERS, REALLYGREAT PEOPLE. ANN
  • 00:20:08.964 --> 00:20:10.365
  • GREAT PEOPLE. ANNWROTE AT THE END OF
  • 00:20:10.365 --> 00:20:11.767
  • WROTE AT THE END OFTHE LETTER, "JOEL WE
  • 00:20:11.767 --> 00:20:13.101
  • THE LETTER, "JOEL WEWERE BOTH STUNNED
  • 00:20:13.101 --> 00:20:14.770
  • WERE BOTH STUNNEDAT HOW QUICKLY GOD
  • 00:20:14.770 --> 00:20:15.570
  • AT HOW QUICKLY GODTURNED THINGS
  • 00:20:15.570 --> 00:20:16.872
  • TURNED THINGSAROUND."
  • 00:20:16.872 --> 00:20:17.439
  • AROUND."FRIENDS GOD KNOWS
  • 00:20:17.439 --> 00:20:18.206
  • FRIENDS GOD KNOWSHOW TO CHANGE
  • 00:20:18.206 --> 00:20:19.675
  • HOW TO CHANGETHINGS OVERNIGHT.
  • 00:20:19.675 --> 00:20:20.742
  • THINGS OVERNIGHT.EVEN SITUATIONS THAT
  • 00:20:20.742 --> 00:20:21.910
  • EVEN SITUATIONS THATLOOK IMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:20:21.910 --> 00:20:22.811
  • LOOK IMPOSSIBLE.YOU THINK IT'S WAY
  • 00:20:22.811 --> 00:20:23.912
  • YOU THINK IT'S WAYTOO FAR GONE, GOD
  • 00:20:23.912 --> 00:20:24.980
  • TOO FAR GONE, GODKNOWS HOW TO BREAK
  • 00:20:24.980 --> 00:20:25.981
  • KNOWS HOW TO BREAKTHROUGH THOSE DARK
  • 00:20:25.981 --> 00:20:27.149
  • THROUGH THOSE DARKCLOUDS. SUDDENLY
  • 00:20:27.149 --> 00:20:28.050
  • CLOUDS. SUDDENLYTHE RELATIONSHIP
  • 00:20:28.050 --> 00:20:29.017
  • THE RELATIONSHIPWAS RESTORED,
  • 00:20:29.017 --> 00:20:29.685
  • WAS RESTORED,SUDDENLY YOU GET
  • 00:20:29.685 --> 00:20:30.819
  • SUDDENLY YOU GETHEALTHY AGAIN, AND
  • 00:20:30.819 --> 00:20:31.420
  • HEALTHY AGAIN, ANDSUDDENLY YOU GET
  • 00:20:31.420 --> 00:20:32.654
  • SUDDENLY YOU GETTHAT BREAK YOU
  • 00:20:32.654 --> 00:20:33.522
  • THAT BREAK YOUNEED. GOD IS GOING
  • 00:20:33.522 --> 00:20:34.589
  • NEED. GOD IS GOINGTO ACCELERATE
  • 00:20:34.589 --> 00:20:35.757
  • TO ACCELERATEWHAT YOU THINK
  • 00:20:35.757 --> 00:20:37.292
  • WHAT YOU THINKSHOULD TAKE YEARS.
  • 00:20:37.292 --> 00:20:38.226
  • SHOULD TAKE YEARS.YOU KNOW WHAT THAT
  • 00:20:38.226 --> 00:20:39.328
  • YOU KNOW WHAT THATUSHER WAS THAT
  • 00:20:39.328 --> 00:20:40.162
  • USHER WAS THATBROUGHT THEM FROM
  • 00:20:40.162 --> 00:20:40.996
  • BROUGHT THEM FROMTHE TOP DOWN TO THE
  • 00:20:40.996 --> 00:20:42.097
  • THE TOP DOWN TO THEFRONT? UNEXPECTED
  • 00:20:42.097 --> 00:20:43.699
  • FRONT? UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE. YOU KNOW
  • 00:20:43.699 --> 00:20:44.666
  • SUNSHINE. YOU KNOWWHAT THAT VOLUNTEER
  • 00:20:44.666 --> 00:20:45.934
  • WHAT THAT VOLUNTEERPRAYER PARTNER WAS,
  • 00:20:45.934 --> 00:20:47.169
  • PRAYER PARTNER WAS,THAT TOOK TIME TO
  • 00:20:47.169 --> 00:20:48.136
  • THAT TOOK TIME TOSPEAK FAITH INTO
  • 00:20:48.136 --> 00:20:48.837
  • SPEAK FAITH INTOTHEIR LIFE, THAT
  • 00:20:48.837 --> 00:20:49.471
  • THEIR LIFE, THATPRAYED WITH THEM
  • 00:20:49.471 --> 00:20:50.138
  • PRAYED WITH THEMTHAT DAY?
  • 00:20:50.138 --> 00:20:52.040
  • THAT DAY?UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.
  • 00:20:52.040 --> 00:20:52.674
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.WHAT AM I SAYING,
  • 00:20:52.674 --> 00:20:53.742
  • WHAT AM I SAYING,GOD HAS THE RIGHT
  • 00:20:53.742 --> 00:20:54.676
  • GOD HAS THE RIGHTPEOPLE LINED UP FOR
  • 00:20:54.676 --> 00:20:55.844
  • PEOPLE LINED UP FORYOU. HE KNOWS HOW
  • 00:20:55.844 --> 00:20:56.578
  • YOU. HE KNOWS HOWTO PUT YOU AT THE
  • 00:20:56.578 --> 00:20:57.379
  • TO PUT YOU AT THERIGHT PLACE AT THE
  • 00:20:57.379 --> 00:20:59.281
  • RIGHT PLACE AT THERIGHT TIME. WHAT
  • 00:20:59.281 --> 00:21:00.282
  • RIGHT TIME. WHATARE THE CHANCES OF
  • 00:21:00.282 --> 00:21:01.850
  • ARE THE CHANCES OFALL THE PEOPLE HERE
  • 00:21:01.850 --> 00:21:02.984
  • ALL THE PEOPLE HERETHAT WE WOULD BUMP
  • 00:21:02.984 --> 00:21:04.086
  • THAT WE WOULD BUMPINTO EACH OTHER;
  • 00:21:04.086 --> 00:21:04.986
  • INTO EACH OTHER;IT WASN'T A
  • 00:21:04.986 --> 00:21:06.088
  • IT WASN'T ACOINCIDENCE IT WAS
  • 00:21:06.088 --> 00:21:08.657
  • COINCIDENCE IT WASUNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.
  • 00:21:08.657 --> 00:21:09.291
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE.YOU MAY THINK, "JOEL
  • 00:21:09.291 --> 00:21:09.958
  • YOU MAY THINK, "JOELMY SITUATION, I
  • 00:21:09.958 --> 00:21:10.692
  • MY SITUATION, IDON'T SEE HOW IT
  • 00:21:10.692 --> 00:21:11.393
  • DON'T SEE HOW ITCOULD EVER WORK
  • 00:21:11.393 --> 00:21:12.227
  • COULD EVER WORKOUT." HERE'S THE
  • 00:21:12.227 --> 00:21:13.061
  • OUT." HERE'S THEBEAUTY, YOU DON'T
  • 00:21:13.061 --> 00:21:13.795
  • BEAUTY, YOU DON'THAVE TO FIGURE IT
  • 00:21:13.795 --> 00:21:14.896
  • HAVE TO FIGURE ITOUT, ALL YOU HAVE
  • 00:21:14.896 --> 00:21:16.732
  • OUT, ALL YOU HAVETO DO IS BELIEVE.
  • 00:21:16.732 --> 00:21:17.499
  • TO DO IS BELIEVE.JUST BECAUSE YOU
  • 00:21:17.499 --> 00:21:18.333
  • JUST BECAUSE YOUDON'T SEE A WAY
  • 00:21:18.333 --> 00:21:19.201
  • DON'T SEE A WAYDOESN'T MEAN THAT
  • 00:21:19.201 --> 00:21:19.868
  • DOESN'T MEAN THATGOD DOESN'T HAVE A
  • 00:21:19.868 --> 00:21:21.203
  • GOD DOESN'T HAVE AWAY. HE ALREADY HAS
  • 00:21:21.203 --> 00:21:22.671
  • WAY. HE ALREADY HASTHE SOLUTION. OUR
  • 00:21:22.671 --> 00:21:23.772
  • THE SOLUTION. OURATTITUDE SHOULD BE
  • 00:21:23.772 --> 00:21:25.240
  • ATTITUDE SHOULD BE"GOD MY LIFE IS IN
  • 00:21:25.240 --> 00:21:26.341
  • "GOD MY LIFE IS INYOUR HANDS. IT'S A
  • 00:21:26.341 --> 00:21:27.342
  • YOUR HANDS. IT'S ALITTLE CLOUDY RIGHT
  • 00:21:27.342 --> 00:21:28.610
  • LITTLE CLOUDY RIGHTNOW, I DON'T SEE HOW
  • 00:21:28.610 --> 00:21:29.444
  • NOW, I DON'T SEE HOWI CAN ACCOMPLISH MY
  • 00:21:29.444 --> 00:21:30.645
  • I CAN ACCOMPLISH MYDREAM BUT GOD I
  • 00:21:30.645 --> 00:21:31.913
  • DREAM BUT GOD IBELIEVE YOU HAVE
  • 00:21:31.913 --> 00:21:33.382
  • BELIEVE YOU HAVEUNEXPECTED SUNSHINE
  • 00:21:33.382 --> 00:21:34.349
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINECOMING MY WAY.
  • 00:21:34.349 --> 00:21:35.217
  • COMING MY WAY.I BELIEVE YOU'LL GET
  • 00:21:35.217 --> 00:21:36.284
  • I BELIEVE YOU'LL GETME TO WHERE I'M
  • 00:21:36.284 --> 00:21:37.853
  • ME TO WHERE I'MSUPPOSED TO BE."
  • 00:21:37.853 --> 00:21:38.587
  • SUPPOSED TO BE."THE PSALMIST PUT IT
  • 00:21:38.587 --> 00:21:39.988
  • THE PSALMIST PUT ITTHIS WAY, "WEEPING
  • 00:21:39.988 --> 00:21:41.156
  • THIS WAY, "WEEPINGMAY ENDURE FOR A
  • 00:21:41.156 --> 00:21:42.357
  • MAY ENDURE FOR ANIGHT BUT JOY IS
  • 00:21:42.357 --> 00:21:43.258
  • NIGHT BUT JOY ISCOMING IN THE
  • 00:21:43.258 --> 00:21:44.359
  • COMING IN THEMORNING."
  • 00:21:44.359 --> 00:21:45.927
  • MORNING."(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:21:45.927 --> 00:21:47.162
  • (APPLAUSE)THINK ABOUT THIS,
  • 00:21:47.162 --> 00:21:48.263
  • THINK ABOUT THIS,MORNING STARTS AT
  • 00:21:48.263 --> 00:21:49.698
  • MORNING STARTS ATMIDNIGHT. AT
  • 00:21:49.698 --> 00:21:50.899
  • MIDNIGHT. ATMIDNIGHT IT'S STILL
  • 00:21:50.899 --> 00:21:52.267
  • MIDNIGHT IT'S STILLDARK BUT IT'S A NEW
  • 00:21:52.267 --> 00:21:54.136
  • DARK BUT IT'S A NEWDAY. IN A FEW HOURS
  • 00:21:54.136 --> 00:21:55.270
  • DAY. IN A FEW HOURSLIGHT IS COMING,
  • 00:21:55.270 --> 00:21:55.837
  • LIGHT IS COMING,THE SUN IS GOING
  • 00:21:55.837 --> 00:21:56.938
  • THE SUN IS GOINGTO BREAK FORTH.
  • 00:21:56.938 --> 00:21:57.973
  • TO BREAK FORTH.BUT TOO OFTEN, WHEN
  • 00:21:57.973 --> 00:21:58.640
  • BUT TOO OFTEN, WHENIT'S DARK IN OUR
  • 00:21:58.640 --> 00:21:59.574
  • IT'S DARK IN OURLIFE, WE THINK, "OH
  • 00:21:59.574 --> 00:22:00.442
  • LIFE, WE THINK, "OHMAN, NOTHING'S
  • 00:22:00.442 --> 00:22:01.443
  • MAN, NOTHING'SCHANGING. JOEL
  • 00:22:01.443 --> 00:22:02.144
  • CHANGING. JOELIT'S NEVER GOING TO
  • 00:22:02.144 --> 00:22:03.011
  • IT'S NEVER GOING TOGET ANY BETTER."
  • 00:22:03.011 --> 00:22:03.645
  • GET ANY BETTER."NO YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:22:03.645 --> 00:22:04.579
  • NO YOU HAVE TOBELIEVE THAT YOU
  • 00:22:04.579 --> 00:22:05.113
  • BELIEVE THAT YOUHAVE PASSED
  • 00:22:05.113 --> 00:22:06.148
  • HAVE PASSEDMIDNIGHT. YOU HAVE
  • 00:22:06.148 --> 00:22:06.882
  • MIDNIGHT. YOU HAVETO BELIEVE THAT YOU
  • 00:22:06.882 --> 00:22:07.582
  • TO BELIEVE THAT YOUHAVE ENTERED INTO
  • 00:22:07.582 --> 00:22:08.884
  • HAVE ENTERED INTOA NEW DAY. HERE'S
  • 00:22:08.884 --> 00:22:09.885
  • A NEW DAY. HERE'STHE KEY, DON'T WAIT
  • 00:22:09.885 --> 00:22:11.620
  • THE KEY, DON'T WAITTO THANK GOD UNTIL
  • 00:22:11.620 --> 00:22:12.721
  • TO THANK GOD UNTILYOU SEE THE
  • 00:22:12.721 --> 00:22:14.089
  • YOU SEE THESUNSHINE, DARE TO
  • 00:22:14.089 --> 00:22:15.090
  • SUNSHINE, DARE TOTHANK HIM WHILE
  • 00:22:15.090 --> 00:22:16.091
  • THANK HIM WHILEIT'S STILL DARK.
  • 00:22:16.091 --> 00:22:16.892
  • IT'S STILL DARK.(APPLAUSE)
  • 00:22:16.892 --> 00:22:17.926
  • (APPLAUSE)DARE TO HAVE A GOOD
  • 00:22:17.926 --> 00:22:18.960
  • DARE TO HAVE A GOODATTITUDE WHILE IT'S
  • 00:22:18.960 --> 00:22:20.061
  • ATTITUDE WHILE IT'SSTILL CLOUDY. THIS
  • 00:22:20.061 --> 00:22:22.230
  • STILL CLOUDY. THISIS WHAT FAITH IS
  • 00:22:22.230 --> 00:22:23.231
  • IS WHAT FAITH ISALL ABOUT. WE THINK
  • 00:22:23.231 --> 00:22:24.533
  • ALL ABOUT. WE THINKWHEN I SEE IT I'LL
  • 00:22:24.533 --> 00:22:26.268
  • WHEN I SEE IT I'LLBELIEVE IT BUT FAITH
  • 00:22:26.268 --> 00:22:27.169
  • BELIEVE IT BUT FAITHSAYS YOU HAVE TO
  • 00:22:27.169 --> 00:22:28.103
  • SAYS YOU HAVE TOBELIEVE IT AND THEN
  • 00:22:28.103 --> 00:22:29.938
  • BELIEVE IT AND THENYOU'LL SEE IT. BUT
  • 00:22:29.938 --> 00:22:30.705
  • YOU'LL SEE IT. BUTWHEN THINGS AREN'T
  • 00:22:30.705 --> 00:22:31.506
  • WHEN THINGS AREN'TGOING OUR WAY IT'S
  • 00:22:31.506 --> 00:22:32.307
  • GOING OUR WAY IT'SEASY TO DO JUST THE
  • 00:22:32.307 --> 00:22:33.208
  • EASY TO DO JUST THEOPPOSITE, GET
  • 00:22:33.208 --> 00:22:34.910
  • OPPOSITE, GETNEGATIVE, COMPLAIN.
  • 00:22:34.910 --> 00:22:35.510
  • NEGATIVE, COMPLAIN."WHY CAN'T I GET ANY
  • 00:22:35.510 --> 00:22:36.344
  • "WHY CAN'T I GET ANYGOOD BREAKS?"
  • 00:22:36.344 --> 00:22:37.078
  • GOOD BREAKS?""WHEN IS THIS EVER
  • 00:22:37.078 --> 00:22:38.079
  • "WHEN IS THIS EVERGOING TO CHANGE?"
  • 00:22:38.079 --> 00:22:39.815
  • GOING TO CHANGE?"NO TURN IT AROUND,
  • 00:22:39.815 --> 00:22:40.782
  • NO TURN IT AROUND,"IT MAY BE DARK
  • 00:22:40.782 --> 00:22:41.950
  • "IT MAY BE DARKRIGHT NOW BUT LORD I
  • 00:22:41.950 --> 00:22:42.784
  • RIGHT NOW BUT LORD IBELIEVE I'VE ENTERED
  • 00:22:42.784 --> 00:22:44.085
  • BELIEVE I'VE ENTEREDINTO A NEW DAY.
  • 00:22:44.085 --> 00:22:44.986
  • INTO A NEW DAY.I BELIEVE I PASSED
  • 00:22:44.986 --> 00:22:46.087
  • I BELIEVE I PASSEDMIDNIGHT SO I WANT
  • 00:22:46.087 --> 00:22:46.721
  • MIDNIGHT SO I WANTTO THANK YOU THAT
  • 00:22:46.721 --> 00:22:47.656
  • TO THANK YOU THATJOY IS COMING,
  • 00:22:47.656 --> 00:22:48.757
  • JOY IS COMING,HEALING IS COMING,
  • 00:22:48.757 --> 00:22:49.424
  • HEALING IS COMING,THE RIGHT PERSON IS
  • 00:22:49.424 --> 00:22:50.058
  • THE RIGHT PERSON ISCOMING, THE
  • 00:22:50.058 --> 00:22:50.559
  • COMING, THEBREAKTHROUGH IS
  • 00:22:50.559 --> 00:22:51.393
  • BREAKTHROUGH ISCOMING. LORD,
  • 00:22:51.393 --> 00:22:52.260
  • COMING. LORD,THANK YOU FOR YOUR
  • 00:22:52.260 --> 00:22:52.928
  • THANK YOU FOR YOURUNEXPECTED
  • 00:22:52.928 --> 00:22:54.129
  • UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE!"
  • 00:22:54.129 --> 00:22:54.963
  • SUNSHINE!"YOU LIVE LIKE THAT
  • 00:22:54.963 --> 00:22:55.864
  • YOU LIVE LIKE THATYOU'RE GOING TO SEE
  • 00:22:55.864 --> 00:22:57.232
  • YOU'RE GOING TO SEESOME SUDDENLIES;
  • 00:22:57.232 --> 00:22:57.899
  • SOME SUDDENLIES;THOSE CLOUDS ARE
  • 00:22:57.899 --> 00:22:59.167
  • THOSE CLOUDS AREGOING TO OPEN, GOD
  • 00:22:59.167 --> 00:22:59.835
  • GOING TO OPEN, GODWILL AMAZE YOU WITH
  • 00:22:59.835 --> 00:23:01.303
  • WILL AMAZE YOU WITHHIS GOODNESS.
  • 00:23:01.303 --> 00:23:02.404
  • HIS GOODNESS.THIS COUPLE I KNOW
  • 00:23:02.404 --> 00:23:03.438
  • THIS COUPLE I KNOWWERE AT THE BEACH.
  • 00:23:03.438 --> 00:23:04.272
  • WERE AT THE BEACH.THEY WERE IN THE
  • 00:23:04.272 --> 00:23:05.173
  • THEY WERE IN THEWATER PLAYING IN THE
  • 00:23:05.173 --> 00:23:06.107
  • WATER PLAYING IN THEWAVES HAVING A LOT
  • 00:23:06.107 --> 00:23:07.108
  • WAVES HAVING A LOTOF FUN. AT ONE
  • 00:23:07.108 --> 00:23:08.310
  • OF FUN. AT ONEPOINT THE LADY FELT
  • 00:23:08.310 --> 00:23:09.411
  • POINT THE LADY FELTHER EXPENSIVE
  • 00:23:09.411 --> 00:23:10.545
  • HER EXPENSIVEDIAMOND NECKLACE
  • 00:23:10.545 --> 00:23:11.446
  • DIAMOND NECKLACESLIP OFF OF HER
  • 00:23:11.446 --> 00:23:12.280
  • SLIP OFF OF HERNECK INTO THE
  • 00:23:12.280 --> 00:23:13.381
  • NECK INTO THEWATER. THEY WERE
  • 00:23:13.381 --> 00:23:14.382
  • WATER. THEY WERERIGHT AT THE PLACE
  • 00:23:14.382 --> 00:23:15.083
  • RIGHT AT THE PLACEWHERE THE WAVES
  • 00:23:15.083 --> 00:23:16.051
  • WHERE THE WAVESWERE BREAKING. THE
  • 00:23:16.051 --> 00:23:16.785
  • WERE BREAKING. THEWATER WAS ALL
  • 00:23:16.785 --> 00:23:17.819
  • WATER WAS ALLSTIRRED UP LIKE A
  • 00:23:17.819 --> 00:23:19.521
  • STIRRED UP LIKE AWASHING MACHINE.
  • 00:23:19.521 --> 00:23:20.255
  • WASHING MACHINE.SHE AND HER HUSBAND
  • 00:23:20.255 --> 00:23:21.223
  • SHE AND HER HUSBANDLOOKED HOUR AFTER
  • 00:23:21.223 --> 00:23:22.123
  • LOOKED HOUR AFTERHOUR BUT IT WAS
  • 00:23:22.123 --> 00:23:23.859
  • HOUR BUT IT WASIMPOSSIBLE.
  • 00:23:23.859 --> 00:23:24.493
  • IMPOSSIBLE.THE WATER WAS SO
  • 00:23:24.493 --> 00:23:25.427
  • THE WATER WAS SOTURBULENT THEY HAD
  • 00:23:25.427 --> 00:23:26.428
  • TURBULENT THEY HADNO CHANCE OF FINDING
  • 00:23:26.428 --> 00:23:27.762
  • NO CHANCE OF FINDINGIT. EVEN THOUGH SHE
  • 00:23:27.762 --> 00:23:28.763
  • IT. EVEN THOUGH SHEWAS DISAPPOINTED
  • 00:23:28.763 --> 00:23:29.831
  • WAS DISAPPOINTEDTHAT SHE LOST IT,
  • 00:23:29.831 --> 00:23:30.565
  • THAT SHE LOST IT,SHE DIDN'T LET IT
  • 00:23:30.565 --> 00:23:31.399
  • SHE DIDN'T LET ITSTEAL HER JOY OR
  • 00:23:31.399 --> 00:23:32.234
  • STEAL HER JOY ORSOUR THE REST OF
  • 00:23:32.234 --> 00:23:33.902
  • SOUR THE REST OFHER VACATION. THE
  • 00:23:33.902 --> 00:23:34.936
  • HER VACATION. THENEXT MORNING SHE
  • 00:23:34.936 --> 00:23:35.637
  • NEXT MORNING SHEWENT OUT TO THE
  • 00:23:35.637 --> 00:23:36.705
  • WENT OUT TO THEBEACH VERY EARLY TO
  • 00:23:36.705 --> 00:23:37.772
  • BEACH VERY EARLY TOENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL
  • 00:23:37.772 --> 00:23:38.974
  • ENJOY THE BEAUTIFULSUNRISE, STANDING
  • 00:23:38.974 --> 00:23:41.042
  • SUNRISE, STANDINGTHERE IN THE SURF,
  • 00:23:41.042 --> 00:23:42.177
  • THERE IN THE SURF,THANKING GOD FOR
  • 00:23:42.177 --> 00:23:43.411
  • THANKING GOD FORWHAT HE HAD DONE;
  • 00:23:43.411 --> 00:23:44.346
  • WHAT HE HAD DONE;NOT EVEN THINKING
  • 00:23:44.346 --> 00:23:45.647
  • NOT EVEN THINKINGABOUT HER NECKLACE
  • 00:23:45.647 --> 00:23:46.648
  • ABOUT HER NECKLACEUNDER HER FOOT AS
  • 00:23:46.648 --> 00:23:48.450
  • UNDER HER FOOT ASTHE WAVES RETREATED
  • 00:23:48.450 --> 00:23:49.284
  • THE WAVES RETREATEDIT PULLED MORE AND
  • 00:23:49.284 --> 00:23:50.452
  • IT PULLED MORE ANDMORE SAND OUT,
  • 00:23:50.452 --> 00:23:51.553
  • MORE SAND OUT,LITTLE BY LITTLE.
  • 00:23:51.553 --> 00:23:52.654
  • LITTLE BY LITTLE.IN A FEW MINUTES SHE
  • 00:23:52.654 --> 00:23:53.588
  • IN A FEW MINUTES SHEFELT SOMETHING SHARP
  • 00:23:53.588 --> 00:23:54.856
  • FELT SOMETHING SHARPPOKING HER FOOT.
  • 00:23:54.856 --> 00:23:55.423
  • POKING HER FOOT.SHE THOUGHT IT WAS A
  • 00:23:55.423 --> 00:23:56.491
  • SHE THOUGHT IT WAS AROCK, A SEASHELL.
  • 00:23:56.491 --> 00:23:57.359
  • ROCK, A SEASHELL.SHE LOOKED DOWN. IT
  • 00:23:57.359 --> 00:23:58.760
  • SHE LOOKED DOWN. ITWAS HER DIAMOND
  • 00:23:58.760 --> 00:24:00.228
  • WAS HER DIAMONDNECKLACE; UNEXPECTED
  • 00:24:00.228 --> 00:24:02.130
  • NECKLACE; UNEXPECTEDSUNSHINE. ONLY GOD
  • 00:24:02.130 --> 00:24:02.898
  • SUNSHINE. ONLY GODCOULD MAKE THAT
  • 00:24:02.898 --> 00:24:04.432
  • COULD MAKE THATHAPPEN. THAT'S LIKE
  • 00:24:04.432 --> 00:24:05.734
  • HAPPEN. THAT'S LIKEFINDING A NEEDLE IN
  • 00:24:05.734 --> 00:24:07.636
  • FINDING A NEEDLE INTHE HAYSTACK. THE
  • 00:24:07.636 --> 00:24:08.570
  • THE HAYSTACK. THEGOOD NEWS, GOD
  • 00:24:08.570 --> 00:24:09.304
  • GOOD NEWS, GODCREATED THE
  • 00:24:09.304 --> 00:24:10.772
  • CREATED THEHAYSTACK. HE KNOWS
  • 00:24:10.772 --> 00:24:11.506
  • HAYSTACK. HE KNOWSWHERE EVERYTHING
  • 00:24:11.506 --> 00:24:13.041
  • WHERE EVERYTHINGIS. HE TELLS EVERY
  • 00:24:13.041 --> 00:24:13.808
  • IS. HE TELLS EVERYGRAIN OF SAND WHERE
  • 00:24:13.808 --> 00:24:15.010
  • GRAIN OF SAND WHERETO GO. HE CONTROLS
  • 00:24:15.010 --> 00:24:16.211
  • TO GO. HE CONTROLSTHE SEA. HE CONTROLS
  • 00:24:16.211 --> 00:24:17.846
  • THE SEA. HE CONTROLSTHE CLOUDS. IF GOD
  • 00:24:17.846 --> 00:24:18.914
  • THE CLOUDS. IF GODCAN HELP HER FIND
  • 00:24:18.914 --> 00:24:19.948
  • CAN HELP HER FINDA NECKLACE IN THE
  • 00:24:19.948 --> 00:24:21.216
  • A NECKLACE IN THEOCEAN, HE CAN BRING
  • 00:24:21.216 --> 00:24:22.817
  • OCEAN, HE CAN BRINGYOUR DREAMS TO PASS.
  • 00:24:22.817 --> 00:24:23.285
  • YOUR DREAMS TO PASS.HE CAN HELP YOU
  • 00:24:23.285 --> 00:24:23.919
  • HE CAN HELP YOUOVERCOME THAT
  • 00:24:23.919 --> 00:24:24.819
  • OVERCOME THATPROBLEM. HE HAS
  • 00:24:24.819 --> 00:24:25.854
  • PROBLEM. HE HASIT ALL FIGURED OUT.
  • 00:24:25.854 --> 00:24:26.955
  • IT ALL FIGURED OUT."WELL, JOEL, I DON'T
  • 00:24:26.955 --> 00:24:27.422
  • "WELL, JOEL, I DON'THAVE THE
  • 00:24:27.422 --> 00:24:28.089
  • HAVE THECONNECTIONS."
  • 00:24:28.089 --> 00:24:28.723
  • CONNECTIONS."THAT'S OKAY, HE
  • 00:24:28.723 --> 00:24:30.191
  • THAT'S OKAY, HEDOES. "I DON'T
  • 00:24:30.191 --> 00:24:31.126
  • DOES. "I DON'THAVE THE RESOURCES."
  • 00:24:31.126 --> 00:24:31.760
  • HAVE THE RESOURCES."THAT'S ALRIGHT, HE
  • 00:24:31.760 --> 00:24:33.495
  • THAT'S ALRIGHT, HEOWNS IT ALL. "WELL
  • 00:24:33.495 --> 00:24:34.262
  • OWNS IT ALL. "WELLTHE MEDICAL REPORT
  • 00:24:34.262 --> 00:24:35.096
  • THE MEDICAL REPORTSAYS, 'NO WAY'."
  • 00:24:35.096 --> 00:24:36.264
  • SAYS, 'NO WAY'."GOD HAS THE FINAL
  • 00:24:36.264 --> 00:24:37.399
  • GOD HAS THE FINALSAY; HE SAYS, "YES
  • 00:24:37.399 --> 00:24:38.867
  • SAY; HE SAYS, "YESWAY". IT MAY BE
  • 00:24:38.867 --> 00:24:40.402
  • WAY". IT MAY BECLOUDY IN YOUR LIFE,
  • 00:24:40.402 --> 00:24:41.269
  • CLOUDY IN YOUR LIFE,BUT I CAN SENSE IN
  • 00:24:41.269 --> 00:24:42.437
  • BUT I CAN SENSE INMY SPIRIT, THOSE
  • 00:24:42.437 --> 00:24:43.471
  • MY SPIRIT, THOSECLOUDS ARE ABOUT
  • 00:24:43.471 --> 00:24:44.639
  • CLOUDS ARE ABOUTTO OPEN UP. YOU
  • 00:24:44.639 --> 00:24:45.607
  • TO OPEN UP. YOUNEED TO GET READY
  • 00:24:45.607 --> 00:24:46.608
  • NEED TO GET READYYOU ARE CLOSE TO A
  • 00:24:46.608 --> 00:24:47.909
  • YOU ARE CLOSE TO ABREAKTHROUGH,
  • 00:24:47.909 --> 00:24:48.510
  • BREAKTHROUGH,IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN
  • 00:24:48.510 --> 00:24:49.210
  • IT'S GOING TO HAPPENSOONER THAN YOU
  • 00:24:49.210 --> 00:24:50.211
  • SOONER THAN YOUTHINK. YOU'RE ABOUT
  • 00:24:50.211 --> 00:24:51.046
  • THINK. YOU'RE ABOUTTO SEE SOME
  • 00:24:51.046 --> 00:24:52.147
  • TO SEE SOMESUDDENLIES. NOW DO
  • 00:24:52.147 --> 00:24:53.148
  • SUDDENLIES. NOW DOYOUR PART AND LET
  • 00:24:53.148 --> 00:24:54.516
  • YOUR PART AND LETTHE SUN SHINE INTO
  • 00:24:54.516 --> 00:24:55.483
  • THE SUN SHINE INTOYOUR LIFE. HAVE THIS
  • 00:24:55.483 --> 00:24:56.618
  • YOUR LIFE. HAVE THISATTITUDE OF FAITH:
  • 00:24:56.618 --> 00:24:57.385
  • ATTITUDE OF FAITH:GO OUT EACH DAY WITH
  • 00:24:57.385 --> 00:24:58.653
  • GO OUT EACH DAY WITHEXPECTANCY.
  • 00:24:58.653 --> 00:24:59.821
  • EXPECTANCY.IF YOU DO THIS I
  • 00:24:59.821 --> 00:25:01.089
  • IF YOU DO THIS IBELIEVE AND DECLARE
  • 00:25:01.089 --> 00:25:02.090
  • BELIEVE AND DECLARELIGHT IS ABOUT TO
  • 00:25:02.090 --> 00:25:03.358
  • LIGHT IS ABOUT TOCOME BURSTING IN,
  • 00:25:03.358 --> 00:25:04.392
  • COME BURSTING IN,HEALING, FAVOR,
  • 00:25:04.392 --> 00:25:05.060
  • HEALING, FAVOR,PROMOTION,
  • 00:25:05.060 --> 00:25:05.894
  • PROMOTION,BREAKTHROUGHS,
  • 00:25:05.894 --> 00:25:07.195
  • BREAKTHROUGHS,UNEXPECTED SUNSHINE
  • 00:25:07.195 --> 00:25:08.196
  • UNEXPECTED SUNSHINEIS COMING YOUR WAY
  • 00:25:08.196 --> 00:25:10.098
  • IS COMING YOUR WAYIN JESUS' NAME. IF
  • 00:25:10.098 --> 00:25:10.966
  • IN JESUS' NAME. IFYOU RECEIVE IT CAN
  • 00:25:10.966 --> 00:25:11.800
  • YOU RECEIVE IT CANYOU SAY, AMEN
  • 00:25:11.800 --> 00:25:14.736
  • YOU SAY, AMENTODAY? (APPLAUSE)
  • 00:25:14.736 --> 00:25:15.303
  • TODAY? (APPLAUSE)WE NEVER LIKE TO
  • 00:25:15.303 --> 00:25:16.304
  • WE NEVER LIKE TOCLOSE OUR BROADCAST
  • 00:25:16.304 --> 00:25:17.138
  • CLOSE OUR BROADCASTWITHOUT GIVING YOU
  • 00:25:17.138 --> 00:25:17.872
  • WITHOUT GIVING YOUAN OPPORTUNITY TO
  • 00:25:17.872 --> 00:25:18.873
  • AN OPPORTUNITY TOMAKE JESUS THE LORD
  • 00:25:18.873 --> 00:25:20.108
  • MAKE JESUS THE LORDOF YOUR LIFE.
  • 00:25:20.108 --> 00:25:20.675
  • OF YOUR LIFE.WOULD YOU PRAY WITH
  • 00:25:20.675 --> 00:25:21.676
  • WOULD YOU PRAY WITHME? JUST SAY,
  • 00:25:21.676 --> 00:25:23.712
  • ME? JUST SAY,"LORD JESUS, I
  • 00:25:23.712 --> 00:25:25.246
  • "LORD JESUS, IREPENT OF MY SINS.
  • 00:25:25.246 --> 00:25:27.248
  • REPENT OF MY SINS.COME INTO MY HEART.
  • 00:25:27.248 --> 00:25:28.817
  • COME INTO MY HEART.I MAKE YOU MY LORD
  • 00:25:28.817 --> 00:25:30.385
  • I MAKE YOU MY LORDAND SAVIOR."
  • 00:25:30.385 --> 00:25:31.486
  • AND SAVIOR."FRIENDS, IF YOU
  • 00:25:31.486 --> 00:25:32.520
  • FRIENDS, IF YOUPRAYED THAT SIMPLE
  • 00:25:32.520 --> 00:25:33.188
  • PRAYED THAT SIMPLEPRAYER WE BELIEVE
  • 00:25:33.188 --> 00:25:34.356
  • PRAYER WE BELIEVEYOU GOT BORN AGAIN.
  • 00:25:34.356 --> 00:25:35.123
  • YOU GOT BORN AGAIN.GET IN A GOOD
  • 00:25:35.123 --> 00:25:36.024
  • GET IN A GOODBIBLE-BASED CHURCH.
  • 00:25:36.024 --> 00:25:36.858
  • BIBLE-BASED CHURCH.KEEP GOD FIRST
  • 00:25:36.858 --> 00:25:37.826
  • KEEP GOD FIRSTPLACE. HE IS
  • 00:25:37.826 --> 00:25:38.426
  • PLACE. HE ISGOING TO TAKE YOU
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  • GOING TO TAKE YOUPLACES THAT YOU'VE
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  • PLACES THAT YOU'VENEVER DREAMED.
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  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOUR
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  • > ANNCR: AS A THANK YOU FOR YOURSUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THIS
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  • SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY THISOCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIA
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  • OCTOBER, JOEL AND VICTORIAWOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THE
  • 00:25:46.067 --> 00:25:48.536
  • WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU THEINSPIRATION CUBE.
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  • INSPIRATION CUBE.WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIRED
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  • WAKE UP EVERY MORNING INSPIREDWITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLE
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  • WITH THIS EASY TO USE PORTABLEAUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITH
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  • AUDIO SYSTEM FILLED WITHOVER 400 LIFE-CHANGING
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  • OVER 400 LIFE-CHANGINGMESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,
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  • MESSAGES OF HOPE, GUIDANCE,AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.
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  • AND STRENGTH FROM JOEL.WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF A
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  • WITH THE SIMPLE PUSH OF ABUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVE
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  • BUTTON, REMOVE ANY NEGATIVETHOUGHTS WITH A NEW MESSAGE
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  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAY
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  • > JOEL: YOU MAY FEEL TODAYLIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...
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  • LIKE YOU'RE TRAPPED...THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORY
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  • THAT IS NOT HOW YOUR STORYENDS...
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  • ENDS...SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...
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  • SOME DREAMS ARE WAKING UP...HOPE IS WAKING UP...
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  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOST
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  • > IRVING C.: IT WAS ALMOSTLIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKING
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  • LIKE A FRIEND WAS SPEAKINGTO ME. I'M AT PEACE. MY VICTORY
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  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OF
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  • > VICTORIA: THERE'S ALOT OFNEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,
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  • NEGATIVITY IN THE WORLD. SO,IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RE
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  • IT'S SO IMPORTANT WHAT WE'RETAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THE
  • 00:26:21.202 --> 00:26:23.071
  • TAKING IN ALL THROUGHOUT THEDAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE IS
  • 00:26:23.071 --> 00:26:24.305
  • DAY. THE INSPIRATION CUBE ISA COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOST
  • 00:26:24.305 --> 00:26:26.007
  • A COLLECTION OF JOEL'S MOSTREQUESTED MESSAGES.
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  • REQUESTED MESSAGES.> JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,
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  • > JOEL: IT HAS 365 DEVOTIONS,2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOU
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  • 2-3 MINUTES WHERE I'LL HELP YOUSTART THE DAY ENCOURAGED
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  • START THE DAY ENCOURAGEDAND INSPIRED.
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  • AND INSPIRED.PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVE
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  • PLUS THERE ARE 31 POSITIVEAFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CAN
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  • AFFIRMATIONS THAT YOU CANDECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.
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  • DECLARE OVER YOUR LIFE.I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THE
  • 00:26:37.285 --> 00:26:38.987
  • I HOPE YOU'LL REQUEST THEINSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILL
  • 00:26:38.987 --> 00:26:40.255
  • INSPIRATION CUBE. IT WILLHELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITH
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  • HELP YOU STAY FULL OF FAITHSO YOU CAN LIVE THE VICTORIOUS
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  • > ANNCR: TO RECEIVE THE
  • 00:26:44.859 --> 00:26:46.294
  • > ANNCR: TO RECEIVE THEINSPIRATION CUBE, THIS
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  • INSPIRATION CUBE, THISONE-OF-A-KIND AUDIO DEVICE,
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  • ONE-OF-A-KIND AUDIO DEVICE,VISIT US AT JOELOSTEEN.COM
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  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCH FOR
  • 00:26:55.503 --> 00:26:56.438
  • > JOEL: THANKS SO MUCH FORYOUR SUPPORT AND YOUR
  • 00:26:56.438 --> 00:26:57.672
  • YOUR SUPPORT AND YOURGENEROSITY. YOU ARE MAKING
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  • GENEROSITY. YOU ARE MAKINGA DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD.
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  • A DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD.AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR
  • 00:27:00.742 --> 00:27:02.177
  • AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OURCHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERS FOR
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  • CHAMPION OF HOPE PARTNERS FORALL YOU DO TO KEEP THE MINISTRY
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  • ALL YOU DO TO KEEP THE MINISTRYGOING. KNOW THAT VICTORIA AND I
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  • GOING. KNOW THAT VICTORIA AND ILOVE YOU. WE PRAY FOR YOU EVERY
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  • I'M EXCITED I'VE GOT A NEW BOOK
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  • I'M EXCITED I'VE GOT A NEW BOOKCOMING OUT IN NOVEMBER.
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  • COMING OUT IN NOVEMBER.IT'S CALLED, "EMPTY OUT THE
  • 00:27:11.986 --> 00:27:13.054
  • IT'S CALLED, "EMPTY OUT THENEGATIVE". I KNOW YOU'RE
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  • LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.
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  • LET ME PRAY FOR YOU.FATHER, I THANK YOU FOR OUR
  • 00:27:16.458 --> 00:27:17.492
  • FATHER, I THANK YOU FOR OURFRIENDS THAT ARE WATCHING
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  • FRIENDS THAT ARE WATCHINGAND LISTENING. THAT RIGHT NOW
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  • AND LISTENING. THAT RIGHT NOWYOU'RE HEALING SICK BODIES,
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  • YOU'RE HEALING SICK BODIES,RESTORING RELATIONSHIPS,
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  • RESTORING RELATIONSHIPS,ENCOURAGING THOSE THAT ARE
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  • ENCOURAGING THOSE THAT AREDOWN. LORD, LET THEM SEE YOUR
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  • DOWN. LORD, LET THEM SEE YOURGOODNESS IN A NEW WAY.
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  • GOODNESS IN A NEW WAY.IN JESUS' NAME. GOD BLESS YOU.
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