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Can I Ask God To Prosper Me? Part 2

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October 16, 2020
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Dissolve every doubt about God's heart to prosper and heal you as you watch this revelatory message.

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Can I Ask God To Prosper Me? Part 2

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  • - announcer: Today with,
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  • - announcer: Today with,"Joseph Prince."
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  • - announcer: Today with,"Joseph Prince."- Joseph Prince: Today,
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  • "Joseph Prince."- Joseph Prince: Today,God is not just satisfied,
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  • - Joseph Prince: Today,God is not just satisfied,he is glorified by what
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  • God is not just satisfied,he is glorified by whatChrist has done at the cross,
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  • he is glorified by whatChrist has done at the cross,so much so that
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  • Christ has done at the cross,so much so thatthe Bible tells us that
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  • so much so thatthe Bible tells us thatwhat is left is much more,
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  • the Bible tells us thatwhat is left is much more,much more, much more.
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  • what is left is much more,much more, much more.It is not just payment
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  • much more, much more.It is not just paymentto clear the deck.
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  • It is not just paymentto clear the deck.It is actually filling the deck
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  • to clear the deck.It is actually filling the deckwith all the blessings
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  • It is actually filling the deckwith all the blessingsand the goodness of God
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  • with all the blessingsand the goodness of Godthat otherwise we don't--
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  • [music]
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  • [music]- Joseph: Something about
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  • [music]- Joseph: Something aboutthe kingdom of God,
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  • - Joseph: Something aboutthe kingdom of God,it operates on faith,
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  • the kingdom of God,it operates on faith,by grace through faith.
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  • it operates on faith,by grace through faith.In other words,
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  • by grace through faith.In other words,if you are not in faith,
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  • In other words,if you are not in faith,"Without faith,
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  • if you are not in faith,"Without faith,it's impossible to please God."
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  • "Without faith,it's impossible to please God."In fact, the Scripture says,
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  • it's impossible to please God."In fact, the Scripture says,"Whatever is not of faith
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  • In fact, the Scripture says,"Whatever is not of faithis sin.
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  • "Whatever is not of faithis sin.Now, think about that.
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  • is sin.Now, think about that.Let that be a definition of sin
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  • Now, think about that.Let that be a definition of sinin your life.
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  • Let that be a definition of sinin your life.We think of the big beasts,
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  • in your life.We think of the big beasts,you know?
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  • We think of the big beasts,you know?We think of adulteries,
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  • you know?We think of adulteries,murders and things like that--
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  • We think of adulteries,murders and things like that--sin.
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  • murders and things like that--sin.But Bible says
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  • sin.But Bible sayswhatever is not of faith is sin.
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  • But Bible sayswhatever is not of faith is sin."Without faith,
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  • whatever is not of faith is sin."Without faith,it's impossible to please God,"
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  • "Without faith,it's impossible to please God,"amen?
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  • it's impossible to please God,"amen?So, like that woman
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  • amen?So, like that womanwith the issue of blood,
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  • So, like that womanwith the issue of blood,do you remember the story?
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  • with the issue of blood,do you remember the story?The Bible says there was a woman
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  • do you remember the story?The Bible says there was a womanwho was hemorrhaging badly
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  • The Bible says there was a womanwho was hemorrhaging badlyfor 12 years,
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  • who was hemorrhaging badlyfor 12 years,and she suffered under the hands
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  • for 12 years,and she suffered under the handsof many physicians.
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  • and she suffered under the handsof many physicians.As she grew--
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  • of many physicians.As she grew--she grew worse, actually,
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  • As she grew--she grew worse, actually,and she had spent
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  • she grew worse, actually,and she had spentall that she had,
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  • and she had spentall that she had,and now she's poor.
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  • all that she had,and now she's poor.She had spent all she had
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  • and now she's poor.She had spent all she hadand was nothing better
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  • She had spent all she hadand was nothing betterbut rather grew worse.
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  • and was nothing betterbut rather grew worse.And the Bible says,
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  • but rather grew worse.And the Bible says,when she heard of Jesus,
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  • And the Bible says,when she heard of Jesus,what do you think she heard
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  • when she heard of Jesus,what do you think she heardabout Jesus?
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  • what do you think she heardabout Jesus?When she heard of Jesus,
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  • about Jesus?When she heard of Jesus,did she hear about a Jesus
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  • When she heard of Jesus,did she hear about a Jesusthat says that,
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  • did she hear about a Jesusthat says that,"Unless you are holy enough,
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  • that says that,"Unless you are holy enough,you cannot receive
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  • "Unless you are holy enough,you cannot receivemy healing"?
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  • you cannot receivemy healing"?"Unless you have it
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  • my healing"?"Unless you have itall together,
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  • "Unless you have itall together,I cannot minister blessing
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  • all together,I cannot minister blessingto you."
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  • I cannot minister blessingto you."Is that the kind of Jesus
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  • to you."Is that the kind of Jesusshe heard, a false Jesus?
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  • Is that the kind of Jesusshe heard, a false Jesus?The Bible talks about,
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  • she heard, a false Jesus?The Bible talks about,"The devil will transform
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  • The Bible talks about,"The devil will transformhimself in these last days
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  • "The devil will transformhimself in these last daysas an angel of light," amen,
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  • himself in these last daysas an angel of light," amen,causing people to preach
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  • as an angel of light," amen,causing people to preachanother Jesus.
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  • causing people to preachanother Jesus.But we need to go back
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  • another Jesus.But we need to go backto Matthew, Mark, Luke,
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  • But we need to go backto Matthew, Mark, Luke,and John, the gospels,
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  • to Matthew, Mark, Luke,and John, the gospels,and the Scriptures that
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  • and John, the gospels,and the Scriptures thatare inspired to see the Jesus
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  • and the Scriptures thatare inspired to see the Jesusof the Bible, the Jesus
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  • are inspired to see the Jesusof the Bible, the Jesusthat you and I have fallen
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  • of the Bible, the Jesusthat you and I have fallenin love with,
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  • that you and I have fallenin love with,the one that first loved us
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  • in love with,the one that first loved usand gave himself for us
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  • the one that first loved usand gave himself for uson the cross.
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  • and gave himself for uson the cross.What's Jesus like?
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  • on the cross.What's Jesus like?When you look at Jesus,
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  • What's Jesus like?When you look at Jesus,she heard of that Jesus,
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  • When you look at Jesus,she heard of that Jesus,and whatever she heard
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  • she heard of that Jesus,and whatever she heardgave her confidence
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  • and whatever she heardgave her confidencein spite of the fact that,
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  • gave her confidencein spite of the fact that,according to the law,
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  • in spite of the fact that,according to the law,she was not allowed to be
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  • according to the law,she was not allowed to beoutdoors among the public, amen,
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  • she was not allowed to beoutdoors among the public, amen,just very much like
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  • outdoors among the public, amen,just very much likethe COVID-19 virus
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  • just very much likethe COVID-19 virusat this time.
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  • the COVID-19 virusat this time.And, yet at the same time,
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  • she came in the press behind.
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  • she came in the press behind.Let's read.
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  • Let's read.The Bible says,
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  • The Bible says,"When she had heard of Jesus,
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  • "When she had heard of Jesus,she came in the press behind,
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  • she came in the press behind,and touched his garment.
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  • and touched his garment.For she said--"
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  • For she said--"now, in the Greek,
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  • now, in the Greek,she kept on saying,
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  • she kept on saying,in perfect tense,
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  • in perfect tense,she kept on saying,
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  • she kept on saying,"'If I may touch but
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  • "'If I may touch buthis clothes, I shall be whole.'
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  • his clothes, I shall be whole.'And straightaway the fountain
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  • And straightaway the fountainof her blood was dried up,
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  • of her blood was dried up,and she felt in her body
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  • and she felt in her bodythat she was healed
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  • Friends, notice the Bible
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  • Friends, notice the Biblesays that she kept on saying
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  • Friends, notice the Biblesays that she kept on sayingto herself, "If I can just touch
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  • says that she kept on sayingto herself, "If I can just touchthe hem of his garment,
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  • to herself, "If I can just touchthe hem of his garment,I can just the very extremities
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  • the hem of his garment,I can just the very extremitiesof his clothes,
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  • I can just the very extremitiesof his clothes,I shall be whole."
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  • of his clothes,I shall be whole."She didn't say, "I may be well,"
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  • I shall be whole."She didn't say, "I may be well,""I might get well,"
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  • She didn't say, "I may be well,""I might get well,""Perhaps I might get well,
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  • "I might get well,""Perhaps I might get well,perhaps not."
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  • "Perhaps I might get well,perhaps not."No, "I shall be whole"
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  • perhaps not."No, "I shall be whole"is a powerful statement.
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  • No, "I shall be whole"is a powerful statement.It is--there's no uncertainty
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  • is a powerful statement.It is--there's no uncertaintyin that statement, amen.
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  • It is--there's no uncertaintyin that statement, amen."I shall be whole."
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  • in that statement, amen."I shall be whole."So whatever she heard of Jesus,
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  • "I shall be whole."So whatever she heard of Jesus,she heard of a Jesus
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  • So whatever she heard of Jesus,she heard of a Jesuswho is willing to heal,
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  • she heard of a Jesuswho is willing to heal,who is willing to use his power
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  • who is willing to heal,who is willing to use his poweron your behalf for your good,
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  • who is willing to use his poweron your behalf for your good,for your benefit,
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  • on your behalf for your good,for your benefit,for your blessing.
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  • for your benefit,for your blessing.That's the Jesus she heard of,
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  • for your blessing.That's the Jesus she heard of,amen?
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  • That's the Jesus she heard of,amen?Now, her revelation of Jesus is
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  • amen?Now, her revelation of Jesus isnot that full yet, amen?
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  • Now, her revelation of Jesus isnot that full yet, amen?And most people that come
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  • not that full yet, amen?And most people that cometo Jesus, the first time around,
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  • And most people that cometo Jesus, the first time around,they may have a faith
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  • to Jesus, the first time around,they may have a faithabout Jesus's goodness and
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  • they may have a faithabout Jesus's goodness andwillingness to use his power,
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  • about Jesus's goodness andwillingness to use his power,but they don't know
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  • willingness to use his power,but they don't knowhim personally.
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  • but they don't knowhim personally.So she came behind
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  • him personally.So she came behindand took the healing.
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  • So she came behindand took the healing."Took the healing," so to speak,
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  • And if you drop down,
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  • you'll see what Jesus said.
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  • you'll see what Jesus said."The woman,
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  • "The woman,fearing and trembling,"
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  • fearing and trembling,"when Jesus asked--
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  • when Jesus asked--Jesus felt power left him,
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  • Jesus felt power left him,and he says,
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  • and he says,"Who touched me?"
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  • "Who touched me?""So the woman,
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  • "So the woman,fearing and trembling,
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  • fearing and trembling,knowing what had happened
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  • knowing what had happenedto her, she came and fell down
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  • to her, she came and fell downbefore him and told him
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  • before him and told himthe whole truth.
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  • the whole truth.And Jesus said to her,
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  • And Jesus said to her,"Daughter,
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  • "Daughter,your faith has made you well."
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  • Notice, even though his power
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  • Notice, even though his poweris involved, he didn't say,
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  • Notice, even though his poweris involved, he didn't say,"My power has made you well,"
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  • is involved, he didn't say,"My power has made you well,""My grace has been sufficient
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  • "My power has made you well,""My grace has been sufficientfor you."
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  • "My grace has been sufficientfor you."He didn't say those things.
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  • for you."He didn't say those things.He said,
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  • He didn't say those things.He said,"Woman, daughter, your faith,
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  • He said,"Woman, daughter, your faith,your faith has made you well."
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  • "Woman, daughter, your faith,your faith has made you well."Now, one thing about faith,
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  • your faith has made you well."Now, one thing about faith,faith operates
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  • Now, one thing about faith,faith operatesnot by us looking at our faith.
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  • faith operatesnot by us looking at our faith.Faith operates when we see Jesus
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  • not by us looking at our faith.Faith operates when we see Jesusin the fullness of his grace,
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  • Faith operates when we see Jesusin the fullness of his grace,amen?
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  • in the fullness of his grace,amen?"Full of grace and of truth,"
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  • amen?"Full of grace and of truth,"the Bible says.
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  • "Full of grace and of truth,"the Bible says."Jesus, out of his fullness
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  • the Bible says."Jesus, out of his fullnessof all we receive,
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  • "Jesus, out of his fullnessof all we receive,full of grace and truth."
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  • of all we receive,full of grace and truth."The law was given by Moses,
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  • full of grace and truth."The law was given by Moses,but grace and truth
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  • The law was given by Moses,but grace and truthcame by Jesus Christ.
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  • but grace and truthcame by Jesus Christ.The law was given.
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  • came by Jesus Christ.The law was given.You know, the Ten Commandments
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  • The law was given.You know, the Ten Commandmentswas given from a distance.
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  • You know, the Ten Commandmentswas given from a distance.God even told the people,
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  • was given from a distance.God even told the people,"Don't come near."
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  • God even told the people,"Don't come near."He set boundaries
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  • "Don't come near."He set boundarieson Mount Sinai, amen.
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  • He set boundarieson Mount Sinai, amen.The law was given.
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  • on Mount Sinai, amen.The law was given.I can send you by delivery
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  • The law was given.I can send you by deliverysome good food.
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  • I can send you by deliverysome good food.In fact, just the other day,
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  • some good food.In fact, just the other day,we sent some good food
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  • In fact, just the other day,we sent some good foodto one of the pastors
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  • we sent some good foodto one of the pastorsfor them to eat, amen.
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  • to one of the pastorsfor them to eat, amen.So we can deliver something
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  • for them to eat, amen.So we can deliver somethingto someone, all right,
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  • So we can deliver somethingto someone, all right,via delivery, amen,
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  • to someone, all right,via delivery, amen,especially during the times
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  • via delivery, amen,especially during the timesthat we are in.
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  • especially during the timesthat we are in.But that's not personal,
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  • that we are in.But that's not personal,isn't it?
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  • But that's not personal,isn't it?We are looking for the day
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  • isn't it?We are looking for the daywhen we can come and visit.
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  • We are looking for the daywhen we can come and visit.We come in person,
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  • when we can come and visit.We come in person,but the grace and truth
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  • We come in person,but the grace and truthcame by Jesus Christ.
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  • but the grace and truthcame by Jesus Christ.Coming in person
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  • came by Jesus Christ.Coming in personand giving from a distance is
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  • Coming in personand giving from a distance istotally different.
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  • and giving from a distance istotally different.The law was given by a servant.
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  • totally different.The law was given by a servant.Grace and truth came
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  • The law was given by a servant.Grace and truth cameby Jesus Christ.
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  • Grace and truth cameby Jesus Christ.The law says,
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  • by Jesus Christ.The law says,"Don't, don't, don't."
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  • The law says,"Don't, don't, don't."Grace says, "I shall, I will,
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  • "Don't, don't, don't."Grace says, "I shall, I will,I will, I shall," amen.
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  • Grace says, "I shall, I will,I will, I shall," amen.The law says--
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  • I will, I shall," amen.The law says--in essence, the law says,
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  • The law says--in essence, the law says,"I will not forget your sins,
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  • in essence, the law says,"I will not forget your sins,but I'll visit your sins
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  • "I will not forget your sins,but I'll visit your sinsto the third
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  • but I'll visit your sinsto the thirdand fourth generation."
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  • to the thirdand fourth generation."Grace, on the other hand, says,
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  • and fourth generation."Grace, on the other hand, says,"I'll remember your sins
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  • Grace, on the other hand, says,"I'll remember your sinsno more," amen.
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  • "I'll remember your sinsno more," amen.Your sins and iniquities
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  • no more," amen.Your sins and iniquitiesI remember no more.
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  • Your sins and iniquitiesI remember no more."No more" means--
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  • I remember no more."No more" means--there was a time
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  • "No more" means--there was a timein the Old Testament
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  • there was a timein the Old Testamentunder the law
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  • in the Old Testamentunder the lawwhere God remembered
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  • under the lawwhere God rememberedpeople's sins and would visit
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  • where God rememberedpeople's sins and would visittheir sins as a judicial judge,
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  • people's sins and would visittheir sins as a judicial judge,to judge their sins to
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  • their sins as a judicial judge,to judge their sins tothe third and fourth generation,
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  • to judge their sins tothe third and fourth generation,but no more.
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  • the third and fourth generation,but no more.Why?
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  • but no more.Why?The cross changed everything.
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  • Why?The cross changed everything.God so loved the world
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  • The cross changed everything.God so loved the worldthat God didn't want
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  • God so loved the worldthat God didn't wantto show this part of his--
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  • that God didn't wantto show this part of his--he didn't want--
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  • to show this part of his--he didn't want--you know, he is a judge,
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  • he didn't want--you know, he is a judge,but that's not what he is
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  • you know, he is a judge,but that's not what he isin essence.
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  • but that's not what he isin essence.He's love.
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  • in essence.He's love."For God so loved the world that
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  • He's love."For God so loved the world thathe gave his only begotten Son."
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  • "For God so loved the world thathe gave his only begotten Son."Just like today,
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  • he gave his only begotten Son."Just like today,if you have a judge, amen,
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  • Just like today,if you have a judge, amen,and a good judge,
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  • if you have a judge, amen,and a good judge,he's heart is not
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  • and a good judge,he's heart is notin all the judicial decisions,
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  • he's heart is notin all the judicial decisions,especially when he sentence
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  • in all the judicial decisions,especially when he sentencesomeone to death, all right?
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  • especially when he sentencesomeone to death, all right?I don't believe a good judge
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  • someone to death, all right?I don't believe a good judgewill have his heart in it,
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  • I don't believe a good judgewill have his heart in it,but he has to make a decree
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  • will have his heart in it,but he has to make a decreeor a declaration based
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  • but he has to make a decreeor a declaration basedon the law, amen.
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  • or a declaration basedon the law, amen.If he doesn't upkeep the law,
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  • on the law, amen.If he doesn't upkeep the law,the whole universe
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  • If he doesn't upkeep the law,the whole universewould disintegrate.
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  • the whole universewould disintegrate.I'm referring to God.
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  • would disintegrate.I'm referring to God.If God is not a God of his Word,
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  • I'm referring to God.If God is not a God of his Word,he is not a just God.
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  • If God is not a God of his Word,he is not a just God.He's not a righteous God, amen.
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  • he is not a just God.He's not a righteous God, amen.The whole universe
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  • He's not a righteous God, amen.The whole universewould disintegrate, amen,
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  • The whole universewould disintegrate, amen,and anarchy will rule,
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  • would disintegrate, amen,and anarchy will rule,and that's what happened
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  • and anarchy will rule,and that's what happenedwhen Satan came against God.
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  • and that's what happenedwhen Satan came against God.And Satan knew that God is a God
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  • when Satan came against God.And Satan knew that God is a Godof righteousness,
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  • And Satan knew that God is a Godof righteousness,a God of order,
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  • of righteousness,a God of order,a God that's holy and just.
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  • a God of order,a God that's holy and just.But what Satan failed to realize
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  • a God that's holy and just.But what Satan failed to realizeis God, in his essence, is love.
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  • But what Satan failed to realizeis God, in his essence, is love.In Micah chapter 6,
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  • it tells us this:
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  • it tells us this:"He has shown you,
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  • it tells us this:"He has shown you,O man, what is good.
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  • "He has shown you,O man, what is good.And what does the Lord
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  • O man, what is good.And what does the Lordrequire of you but to do justly,
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  • And what does the Lordrequire of you but to do justly,to love mercy--"
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  • require of you but to do justly,to love mercy--"the word "mercy" here is
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  • to love mercy--"the word "mercy" here is"hesed," which is grace--
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  • the word "mercy" here is"hesed," which is grace--"and to walk humbly
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  • "hesed," which is grace--"and to walk humblywith your God?"
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  • "and to walk humblywith your God?""So what does God
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  • with your God?""So what does Godrequire of you, O, man,
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  • "So what does Godrequire of you, O, man,but to do justice--"
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  • require of you, O, man,but to do justice--"that's what he says in the ESV.
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  • but to do justice--"that's what he says in the ESV.It says, "To do justice--"
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  • that's what he says in the ESV.It says, "To do justice--"that's what it is also
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  • It says, "To do justice--"that's what it is alsoin the original Hebrew
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  • that's what it is alsoin the original Hebrewfrom which this is taken from--
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  • in the original Hebrewfrom which this is taken from--"and to love kindness--"
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  • from which this is taken from--"and to love kindness--"you can talk about mercy
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  • "and to love kindness--"you can talk about mercyand kindness being expressions
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  • you can talk about mercyand kindness being expressionsof the word "hesed."
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  • and kindness being expressionsof the word "hesed."And the word here is "hesed,"
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  • of the word "hesed."And the word here is "hesed,"which is actually "grace."
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  • And the word here is "hesed,"which is actually "grace.""Grace," "hesed."
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  • which is actually "grace.""Grace," "hesed.""To love," "hesed."
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  • Notice, even though the judge--
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  • Notice, even though the judge--like many of us leaders,
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  • Notice, even though the judge--like many of us leaders,we have to make decisions.
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  • like many of us leaders,we have to make decisions.Sometimes we make decisions
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  • we have to make decisions.Sometimes we make decisionsthat we are not proud of.
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  • Sometimes we make decisionsthat we are not proud of.We don't want to make
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  • that we are not proud of.We don't want to makethat decision, but we have to.
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  • We don't want to makethat decision, but we have to.If somebody is abusing
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  • that decision, but we have to.If somebody is abusinganother person--
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  • If somebody is abusinganother person--we have to report it--
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  • another person--we have to report it--constantly and refuse
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  • we have to report it--constantly and refuseto respond to our counsel or
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  • constantly and refuseto respond to our counsel orrefuse to repent of his ways and
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  • to respond to our counsel orrefuse to repent of his ways andconstantly hurt another person,
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  • refuse to repent of his ways andconstantly hurt another person,we will report it, amen.
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  • constantly hurt another person,we will report it, amen.We will tell on him.
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  • we will report it, amen.We will tell on him.We will execute what is right
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  • We will tell on him.We will execute what is rightto protect the other person
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  • We will execute what is rightto protect the other personor families that are involved,
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  • to protect the other personor families that are involved,amen.
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  • or families that are involved,amen.So these are decisions
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  • amen.So these are decisionsthat's usually done righteously,
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  • So these are decisionsthat's usually done righteously,nonetheless judicially, amen.
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  • that's usually done righteously,nonetheless judicially, amen.But, you know, when we see
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  • nonetheless judicially, amen.But, you know, when we seepeople be incarcerated,
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  • But, you know, when we seepeople be incarcerated,even as a judge,
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  • people be incarcerated,even as a judge,a good judge will do justice.
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  • even as a judge,a good judge will do justice.His hands will perform justice.
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  • a good judge will do justice.His hands will perform justice.A good leader,
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  • His hands will perform justice.A good leader,he will do justice,
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  • A good leader,he will do justice,but his heart will always love,
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  • he will do justice,but his heart will always love,"hesed," he will love mercy.
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  • but his heart will always love,"hesed," he will love mercy.He will love kindness.
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  • "hesed," he will love mercy.He will love kindness.He will love grace, amen?
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  • He will love kindness.He will love grace, amen?May all of us be leaders whose
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  • He will love grace, amen?May all of us be leaders whosehearts love and cherish grace.
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  • May all of us be leaders whosehearts love and cherish grace.We wanna show grace to people,
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  • hearts love and cherish grace.We wanna show grace to people,show mercy, amen?
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  • We wanna show grace to people,show mercy, amen?Although sometimes we have
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  • show mercy, amen?Although sometimes we haveto execute justice, amen, amen?
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  • Although sometimes we haveto execute justice, amen, amen?Praise the Lord.
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  • to execute justice, amen, amen?Praise the Lord.So God is like that.
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  • Praise the Lord.So God is like that.God has to do justice,
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  • So God is like that.God has to do justice,but God says that,
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  • God has to do justice,but God says that,even in the Scriptures,
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  • but God says that,even in the Scriptures,in Isaiah, it says that
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  • even in the Scriptures,in Isaiah, it says thatGod's anger is a strange act.
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  • in Isaiah, it says thatGod's anger is a strange act.For God, it's not himself.
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  • God's anger is a strange act.For God, it's not himself.Yes, he does have anger,
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  • For God, it's not himself.Yes, he does have anger,but you'll never find
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  • Yes, he does have anger,but you'll never findin the Scriptures,
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  • but you'll never findin the Scriptures,"God, rich in anger."
  • 00:10:01.219 --> 00:10:02.587
  • in the Scriptures,"God, rich in anger."It's always
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  • "God, rich in anger."It's always"God, rich in mercy."
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  • It's always"God, rich in mercy."That's what he is.
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  • "God, rich in mercy."That's what he is."For God so loved the world,
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  • That's what he is."For God so loved the world,that he gave
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  • "For God so loved the world,that he gavehis only begotten Son,
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  • that he gavehis only begotten Son,that whoever believes
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  • his only begotten Son,that whoever believesin him should not perish,
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  • that whoever believesin him should not perish,but have everlasting life."
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  • in him should not perish,but have everlasting life."This God so loved you and I,
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  • but have everlasting life."This God so loved you and I,even when we didn't care
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  • This God so loved you and I,even when we didn't careabout God, and God is not
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  • even when we didn't careabout God, and God is notin our thoughts, amen.
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  • about God, and God is notin our thoughts, amen.Some of us,
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  • in our thoughts, amen.Some of us,we don't even believe in him,
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  • Some of us,we don't even believe in him,in his existence,
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  • we don't even believe in him,in his existence,and, yet God loved us,
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  • in his existence,and, yet God loved us,and God sent his Son.
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  • and, yet God loved us,and God sent his Son.God never asked
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  • and God sent his Son.God never askedour permission even.
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  • God never askedour permission even.God loved us and sent his Son
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  • our permission even.God loved us and sent his Sonto die on the cross
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  • God loved us and sent his Sonto die on the crossfor all our sins, amen?
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  • to die on the crossfor all our sins, amen?The one who is perfect love,
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  • for all our sins, amen?The one who is perfect love,amen, came here, love incarnate,
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  • The one who is perfect love,amen, came here, love incarnate,amen.
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  • amen, came here, love incarnate,amen."The Word became flesh,"
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  • amen."The Word became flesh,"and we took the one who did
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  • "The Word became flesh,"and we took the one who didnothing wrong, who went about
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  • and we took the one who didnothing wrong, who went aboutdoing good, healing all that
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  • nothing wrong, who went aboutdoing good, healing all thatwere oppressed of the devil.
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  • doing good, healing all thatwere oppressed of the devil.The Bible says, even Pilate who
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  • were oppressed of the devil.The Bible says, even Pilate whohad to pass the sentence because
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  • The Bible says, even Pilate whohad to pass the sentence becausehe feared the Jews of his day,
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  • had to pass the sentence becausehe feared the Jews of his day,he actually said this.
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  • he feared the Jews of his day,he actually said this.He said,
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  • he actually said this.He said,"I find no fault in this man."
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  • He said,"I find no fault in this man."The one that betrayed Jesus,
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  • "I find no fault in this man."The one that betrayed Jesus,Judas, with 30 pieces of silver,
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  • The one that betrayed Jesus,Judas, with 30 pieces of silver,he, out of his own mouth,
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  • Judas, with 30 pieces of silver,he, out of his own mouth,he says--he threw the money
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  • he, out of his own mouth,he says--he threw the moneydown and says, "I have betrayed
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  • he says--he threw the moneydown and says, "I have betrayedinnocent blood," amen.
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  • down and says, "I have betrayedinnocent blood," amen.The centurion who saw everything
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  • innocent blood," amen.The centurion who saw everythingthat happened at the cross,
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  • The centurion who saw everythingthat happened at the cross,when Jesus, he cried out--
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  • that happened at the cross,when Jesus, he cried out--most victims of crucifixion,
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  • when Jesus, he cried out--most victims of crucifixion,they don't even have
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  • most victims of crucifixion,they don't even havethe breath left
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  • they don't even havethe breath leftwhen they are stretched out
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  • the breath leftwhen they are stretched outlike that for many hours.
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  • when they are stretched outlike that for many hours.They don't even have the breath
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  • like that for many hours.They don't even have the breathleft, and, yet the Bible says
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  • They don't even have the breathleft, and, yet the Bible saysat the end, Jesus cried
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  • left, and, yet the Bible saysat the end, Jesus criedwith a strong, loud voice.
  • 00:11:32.544 --> 00:11:34.612
  • at the end, Jesus criedwith a strong, loud voice.He was Master till the end.
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  • with a strong, loud voice.He was Master till the end.Death didn't overcome him,
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  • He was Master till the end.Death didn't overcome him,and he died.
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  • Death didn't overcome him,and he died.He didn't succumb.
  • 00:11:39.284 --> 00:11:40.318
  • and he died.He didn't succumb.He gave.
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  • He didn't succumb.He gave.He dismissed his Spirit.
  • 00:11:41.486 --> 00:11:42.554
  • He gave.He dismissed his Spirit.The language in Matthew,
  • 00:11:42.554 --> 00:11:43.188
  • He dismissed his Spirit.The language in Matthew,it says,
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  • The language in Matthew,it says,Jesus positioned himself
  • 00:11:44.289 --> 00:11:46.324
  • it says,Jesus positioned himselffor death, and he shouted,
  • 00:11:46.324 --> 00:11:48.593
  • Jesus positioned himselffor death, and he shouted,"It is finished," and,
  • 00:11:48.593 --> 00:11:50.428
  • for death, and he shouted,"It is finished," and,"Father, into your hands
  • 00:11:50.428 --> 00:11:52.797
  • "It is finished," and,"Father, into your handsI commit my Spirit,"
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  • "Father, into your handsI commit my Spirit,"and then he dismissed his Spirit
  • 00:11:55.066 --> 00:11:57.402
  • I commit my Spirit,"and then he dismissed his Spiritlike a King would.
  • 00:11:57.402 --> 00:11:59.370
  • and then he dismissed his Spiritlike a King would.Hallelujah, praise the Lord.
  • 00:11:59.370 --> 00:12:01.072
  • like a King would.Hallelujah, praise the Lord.And this wonderful Jesus,
  • 00:12:01.072 --> 00:12:02.941
  • Hallelujah, praise the Lord.And this wonderful Jesus,when he died on the cross,
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  • And this wonderful Jesus,when he died on the cross,God so loved us
  • 00:12:03.942 --> 00:12:05.677
  • when he died on the cross,God so loved usthat God took our sins
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  • God so loved usthat God took our sinsas well as our diseases.
  • 00:12:08.046 --> 00:12:09.480
  • that God took our sinsas well as our diseases.That's what Isaiah 53, says,
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  • as well as our diseases.That's what Isaiah 53, says,and Matthew 8:17.
  • 00:12:10.882 --> 00:12:12.083
  • That's what Isaiah 53, says,and Matthew 8:17.He took our diseases,
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  • and Matthew 8:17.He took our diseases,and he carried it
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  • He took our diseases,and he carried itin his own body on that cross,
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  • and he carried itin his own body on that cross,and he did a clean sweep
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  • in his own body on that cross,and he did a clean sweepof all our sins that today
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  • and he did a clean sweepof all our sins that todayGod is not just satisfied.
  • 00:12:22.193 --> 00:12:23.828
  • of all our sins that todayGod is not just satisfied.He is glorified by what
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  • God is not just satisfied.He is glorified by whatChrist has done at the cross,
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  • He is glorified by whatChrist has done at the cross,so much so,
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  • Christ has done at the cross,so much so,that the Bible tells us
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  • so much so,that the Bible tells usthat what is left is much more,
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  • that the Bible tells usthat what is left is much more,much more, much more.
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  • that what is left is much more,much more, much more.It is not just payment
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  • much more, much more.It is not just paymentto clear the deck.
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  • It is not just paymentto clear the deck.It is actually filling the deck
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  • to clear the deck.It is actually filling the deckwith all the blessings
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  • It is actually filling the deckwith all the blessingsand the goodness of God
  • 00:12:37.175 --> 00:12:38.476
  • with all the blessingsand the goodness of Godthat otherwise we don't--
  • 00:12:38.476 --> 00:12:39.577
  • and the goodness of Godthat otherwise we don't--we can never receive.
  • 00:12:39.577 --> 00:12:41.045
  • that otherwise we don't--we can never receive.It's not only making a thief
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  • we can never receive.It's not only making a thiefwho broke into your house,
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  • It's not only making a thiefwho broke into your house,amen, not reporting him--
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  • who broke into your house,amen, not reporting him--that is merciful, okay,
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  • amen, not reporting him--that is merciful, okay,letting him go.
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  • that is merciful, okay,letting him go.That is merciful.
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  • letting him go.That is merciful.But making him your adopted son,
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  • That is merciful.But making him your adopted son,to adopt him into your family
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  • But making him your adopted son,to adopt him into your familyand having title
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  • to adopt him into your familyand having titleto all the inheritance
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  • and having titleto all the inheritanceand to all the privileges
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  • to all the inheritanceand to all the privilegesand blessings of the family,
  • 00:12:58.429 --> 00:12:59.397
  • and to all the privilegesand blessings of the family,that is something else.
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  • and blessings of the family,that is something else.That's God's grace, people.
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  • that is something else.That's God's grace, people.Hallelujah.
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  • That's God's grace, people.Hallelujah.So this God in our life,
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  • Hallelujah.So this God in our life,you know, talking about
  • 00:13:05.703 --> 00:13:07.305
  • So this God in our life,you know, talking aboutback to what we were saying,
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  • you know, talking aboutback to what we were saying,he wants you to prosper.
  • 00:13:09.974 --> 00:13:11.910
  • back to what we were saying,he wants you to prosper.He wants you to be in health,
  • 00:13:11.910 --> 00:13:13.645
  • he wants you to prosper.He wants you to be in health,and, yet we are hearing voices
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  • He wants you to be in health,and, yet we are hearing voicesthat tell us, "Well, you know,
  • 00:13:14.779 --> 00:13:15.613
  • and, yet we are hearing voicesthat tell us, "Well, you know,you gotta be careful
  • 00:13:15.613 --> 00:13:16.414
  • that tell us, "Well, you know,you gotta be carefulof that kind of thing."
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  • you gotta be carefulof that kind of thing."No, you be careful of greed.
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  • of that kind of thing."No, you be careful of greed.Be careful of being stingy.
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  • No, you be careful of greed.Be careful of being stingy.Be careful of the love of money.
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  • Be careful of being stingy.Be careful of the love of money.And you can have the love
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  • Be careful of the love of money.And you can have the loveof money with no money
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  • And you can have the loveof money with no moneyin your pocket.
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  • of money with no moneyin your pocket.You just think of money
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  • in your pocket.You just think of moneythe whole day, amen.
  • 00:13:29.227 --> 00:13:30.295
  • You just think of moneythe whole day, amen.I'm not saying rich people are
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  • the whole day, amen.I'm not saying rich people aregenerous or rich people are bad.
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  • I'm not saying rich people aregenerous or rich people are bad.Don't generalize things
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  • generous or rich people are bad.Don't generalize thingslike that.
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  • Don't generalize thingslike that.It doesn't mean poor people
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  • like that.It doesn't mean poor peoplenever have the love of money.
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  • It doesn't mean poor peoplenever have the love of money.You cannot say that.
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  • never have the love of money.You cannot say that.In fact, sometimes,
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  • You cannot say that.In fact, sometimes,when you don't have something,
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  • In fact, sometimes,when you don't have something,you think about it a lot, amen.
  • 00:13:41.940 --> 00:13:44.142
  • when you don't have something,you think about it a lot, amen.You even crave for it.
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  • you think about it a lot, amen.You even crave for it.So, friend, God wants you
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  • You even crave for it.So, friend, God wants youto prosper
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  • So, friend, God wants youto prosperbecause it's prosperity
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  • to prosperbecause it's prosperitywith a purpose, amen.
  • 00:13:49.213 --> 00:13:50.014
  • because it's prosperitywith a purpose, amen.God wants you to be healthy
  • 00:13:50.014 --> 00:13:51.549
  • with a purpose, amen.God wants you to be healthybecause he wants you--
  • 00:13:51.549 --> 00:13:53.885
  • God wants you to be healthybecause he wants you--because of all the gifts
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  • because he wants you--because of all the giftshe has put in you in a calling
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  • because of all the giftshe has put in you in a callinghe placed on your life,
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  • he has put in you in a callinghe placed on your life,even when you're
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  • he placed on your life,even when you'rein your mother's womb,
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  • even when you'rein your mother's womb,he wants you to fulfill it.
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  • in your mother's womb,he wants you to fulfill it.There's no point dying before
  • 00:14:00.658 --> 00:14:02.427
  • he wants you to fulfill it.There's no point dying beforeyour time and then you go
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  • There's no point dying beforeyour time and then you goto heaven, and then God says,
  • 00:14:03.761 --> 00:14:04.529
  • your time and then you goto heaven, and then God says,"Have you done
  • 00:14:04.529 --> 00:14:05.330
  • to heaven, and then God says,"Have you donewhat I told you do?"
  • 00:14:05.330 --> 00:14:05.964
  • "Have you donewhat I told you do?"You can't say like
  • 00:14:05.964 --> 00:14:06.597
  • what I told you do?"You can't say likethe Apostle Paul,
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  • You can't say likethe Apostle Paul,"I fought a good fight.
  • 00:14:07.298 --> 00:14:08.433
  • the Apostle Paul,"I fought a good fight.I finished the course.
  • 00:14:08.433 --> 00:14:09.467
  • "I fought a good fight.I finished the course.I finished the race."
  • 00:14:09.467 --> 00:14:10.735
  • I finished the course.I finished the race."You can't say, all right?
  • 00:14:10.735 --> 00:14:12.470
  • I finished the race."You can't say, all right?But, friend, always there's
  • 00:14:12.470 --> 00:14:14.038
  • You can't say, all right?But, friend, always there'sthis voice that comes in,
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  • But, friend, always there'sthis voice that comes in,and people have reservations
  • 00:14:15.506 --> 00:14:17.475
  • this voice that comes in,and people have reservationsin their heart to believe God,
  • 00:14:17.475 --> 00:14:18.509
  • and people have reservationsin their heart to believe God,to pray for that to happen,
  • 00:14:18.509 --> 00:14:20.278
  • in their heart to believe God,to pray for that to happen,okay?
  • 00:14:20.278 --> 00:14:22.647
  • to pray for that to happen,okay?Just like when Jesus,
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  • okay?Just like when Jesus,he came to the leper.
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  • Just like when Jesus,he came to the leper.Remember that?
  • 00:14:26.017 --> 00:14:26.651
  • he came to the leper.Remember that?The leper.
  • 00:14:26.651 --> 00:14:28.086
  • Remember that?The leper.A leper was--the Bible says,
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  • The leper.A leper was--the Bible says,this man, who was a leper,
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  • A leper was--the Bible says,this man, who was a leper,came to Jesus and says,
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  • this man, who was a leper,came to Jesus and says,"Lord, if you are willing--"
  • 00:14:33.124 --> 00:14:35.460
  • came to Jesus and says,"Lord, if you are willing--"So he knew that Jesus
  • 00:14:35.460 --> 00:14:36.194
  • "Lord, if you are willing--"So he knew that Jesuscould heal him because
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  • So he knew that Jesuscould heal him becausehe said, "If you are willing,
  • 00:14:37.862 --> 00:14:39.030
  • could heal him becausehe said, "If you are willing,you can make me clean."
  • 00:14:39.030 --> 00:14:39.831
  • he said, "If you are willing,you can make me clean."He didn't doubt
  • 00:14:39.831 --> 00:14:42.033
  • you can make me clean."He didn't doubtthe Lord's power,
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  • He didn't doubtthe Lord's power,but he doubted his willingness,
  • 00:14:43.835 --> 00:14:45.703
  • the Lord's power,but he doubted his willingness,amen?
  • 00:14:45.703 --> 00:14:47.605
  • but he doubted his willingness,amen?So we all have imperfect ideas
  • 00:14:47.605 --> 00:14:48.906
  • amen?So we all have imperfect ideasabout the Lord, and that's
  • 00:14:48.906 --> 00:14:50.508
  • So we all have imperfect ideasabout the Lord, and that'swhy we need teaching that is
  • 00:14:50.508 --> 00:14:53.144
  • about the Lord, and that'swhy we need teaching that isin line with Scripture, amen.
  • 00:14:53.144 --> 00:14:54.145
  • why we need teaching that isin line with Scripture, amen.Even the argument whether
  • 00:14:54.145 --> 00:14:55.446
  • in line with Scripture, amen.Even the argument whetherthe Lord wants to heal or not,
  • 00:14:55.446 --> 00:14:56.247
  • Even the argument whetherthe Lord wants to heal or not,we can settle that
  • 00:14:56.247 --> 00:14:57.448
  • the Lord wants to heal or not,we can settle thatonce and for all.
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  • we can settle thatonce and for all.Now, for a while, let's not talk
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  • once and for all.Now, for a while, let's not talkabout people who are not healed
  • 00:15:00.351 --> 00:15:02.053
  • Now, for a while, let's not talkabout people who are not healedor people who have gone on,
  • 00:15:02.053 --> 00:15:02.720
  • about people who are not healedor people who have gone on,you know,
  • 00:15:02.720 --> 00:15:03.788
  • or people who have gone on,you know,and to be with the Lord.
  • 00:15:03.788 --> 00:15:04.622
  • you know,and to be with the Lord.I, myself,
  • 00:15:04.622 --> 00:15:08.559
  • and to be with the Lord.I, myself,have lost loved ones in my life.
  • 00:15:08.559 --> 00:15:09.827
  • I, myself,have lost loved ones in my life.You know, when Wendy and I lost
  • 00:15:09.827 --> 00:15:13.631
  • have lost loved ones in my life.You know, when Wendy and I lostour child that was in the womb,
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  • You know, when Wendy and I lostour child that was in the womb,I mean, it hurt.
  • 00:15:14.632 --> 00:15:15.900
  • our child that was in the womb,I mean, it hurt.It was painful, amen,
  • 00:15:15.900 --> 00:15:16.901
  • I mean, it hurt.It was painful, amen,but I still preach
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  • It was painful, amen,but I still preachthat God heals.
  • 00:15:17.635 --> 00:15:18.436
  • but I still preachthat God heals.I still preach that God
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  • that God heals.I still preach that Godrestores, amen.
  • 00:15:19.637 --> 00:15:20.438
  • I still preach that Godrestores, amen.I still preach God is
  • 00:15:20.438 --> 00:15:21.506
  • restores, amen.I still preach God isa good God, amen.
  • 00:15:21.506 --> 00:15:23.608
  • I still preach God isa good God, amen.God is a God who--
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  • a good God, amen.God is a God who--you know, his heart is always
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  • God is a God who--you know, his heart is alwayscompassionate to his people,
  • 00:15:26.511 --> 00:15:28.279
  • you know, his heart is alwayscompassionate to his people,and like a father pitieth
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  • compassionate to his people,and like a father pitiethhis children, so the Lord
  • 00:15:29.680 --> 00:15:31.816
  • and like a father pitiethhis children, so the Lordpitieth and have mercy
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  • his children, so the Lordpitieth and have mercyand compassion on his children.
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  • pitieth and have mercyand compassion on his children.The Word there is so beautiful.
  • 00:15:35.219 --> 00:15:36.287
  • and compassion on his children.The Word there is so beautiful.The Lord is merciful
  • 00:15:36.287 --> 00:15:38.122
  • The Word there is so beautiful.The Lord is mercifuland gracious and compassionate.
  • 00:15:38.122 --> 00:15:38.856
  • The Lord is mercifuland gracious and compassionate.The word "compassionate" is
  • 00:15:38.856 --> 00:15:40.591
  • and gracious and compassionate.The word "compassionate" islike a mother having, you know--
  • 00:15:40.591 --> 00:15:42.460
  • The word "compassionate" islike a mother having, you know--it's a word used for the womb,
  • 00:15:42.460 --> 00:15:43.327
  • like a mother having, you know--it's a word used for the womb,like a mother's love
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  • it's a word used for the womb,like a mother's lovefor a child.
  • 00:15:44.962 --> 00:15:45.797
  • like a mother's lovefor a child.I mean, no, God's love is
  • 00:15:45.797 --> 00:15:47.532
  • for a child.I mean, no, God's love isgreater than a mother's love.
  • 00:15:47.532 --> 00:15:49.100
  • I mean, no, God's love isgreater than a mother's love.But, friend, if you open
  • 00:15:49.100 --> 00:15:50.601
  • greater than a mother's love.But, friend, if you openyourself up, amen,
  • 00:15:50.601 --> 00:15:53.037
  • But, friend, if you openyourself up, amen,to these voices that says,
  • 00:15:53.037 --> 00:15:54.505
  • yourself up, amen,to these voices that says,"Health and wealth,"
  • 00:15:54.505 --> 00:15:55.440
  • to these voices that says,"Health and wealth,"and "health and wealth,"
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  • "Health and wealth,"and "health and wealth,"you know,
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  • and "health and wealth,"you know,and then you don't have
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  • you know,and then you don't havethe confidence to pray because
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  • and then you don't havethe confidence to pray becausethese words have disturbed you,
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  • the confidence to pray becausethese words have disturbed you,and they'll say,
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  • these words have disturbed you,and they'll say,"What about Paul?"
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  • and they'll say,"What about Paul?""What about the martyrs
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  • "What about Paul?""What about the martyrswho suffered?"
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  • "What about the martyrswho suffered?"All right, now,
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  • who suffered?"All right, now,in the next message,
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  • All right, now,in the next message,stay tuned 'cause
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  • in the next message,stay tuned 'causein the next message
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  • stay tuned 'causein the next messageI will address
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  • in the next messageI will addresssome of these issues
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  • I will addresssome of these issuesinvolving the martyrs,
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  • some of these issuesinvolving the martyrs,involving Paul, amen,
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  • involving the martyrs,involving Paul, amen,and there is a place
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  • involving Paul, amen,and there is a placeof suffering in the Bible,
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  • and there is a placeof suffering in the Bible,but we need to see it
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  • of suffering in the Bible,but we need to see itaccurately, amen.
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  • but we need to see itaccurately, amen.Does not change the fact that,
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  • accurately, amen.Does not change the fact that,when you read John 2,
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  • Does not change the fact that,when you read John 2,ask yourself, is this Scripture?
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  • when you read John 2,ask yourself, is this Scripture?Is this holy Scripture?
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  • ask yourself, is this Scripture?Is this holy Scripture?Amen, when Jesus went
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  • Is this holy Scripture?Amen, when Jesus wentabout healing all--and it says,
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  • Amen, when Jesus wentabout healing all--and it says,"all," amen.
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  • about healing all--and it says,"all," amen.Look at this verse
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  • "all," amen.Look at this versein Mark chapter 6.
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  • It says here,
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  • It says here,"Wherever Jesus entered,
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  • It says here,"Wherever Jesus entered,into villages, cities,
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  • "Wherever Jesus entered,into villages, cities,or the country,
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  • into villages, cities,or the country,they laid the sick
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  • or the country,they laid the sickin the marketplaces,
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  • they laid the sickin the marketplaces,and begged him
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  • in the marketplaces,and begged himthat they might just touch
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  • and begged himthat they might just touchthe hem of his garment.
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  • that they might just touchthe hem of his garment.And as many as touched him
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  • the hem of his garment.And as many as touched himwere made well."
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  • And as many as touched himwere made well."How many?
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  • were made well."How many?"As many."
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  • How many?"As many."Now, he didn't--
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  • The Bible didn't say
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  • The Bible didn't saythat Jesus healed everyone
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  • The Bible didn't saythat Jesus healed everyonein Israel at the time because
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  • that Jesus healed everyonein Israel at the time becausenot everyone came to him.
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  • in Israel at the time becausenot everyone came to him.But the Bible says,
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  • not everyone came to him.But the Bible says,"As many as reached out to him,"
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  • But the Bible says,"As many as reached out to him,""As many who trust in him,"
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  • "As many as reached out to him,""As many who trust in him,"and would come to him
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  • "As many who trust in him,"and would come to himbecause they know
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  • and would come to himbecause they knowhe loves them.
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  • because they knowhe loves them.They know that he's gonna
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  • he loves them.They know that he's gonnause his power in them.
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  • They know that he's gonnause his power in them."As many as touched him
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  • use his power in them."As many as touched himwere made whole," amen.
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  • "As many as touched himwere made whole," amen.And Acts 10, verse 38, says,
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  • "How God anointed
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  • "How God anointedJesus of Nazareth
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  • "How God anointedJesus of Nazarethwith the Holy Spirit
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  • Jesus of Nazarethwith the Holy Spiritand with power, who went about
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  • with the Holy Spiritand with power, who went aboutdoing good and healing all that
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  • and with power, who went aboutdoing good and healing all thatwere oppressed of the devil--"
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  • So, here we see Jesus healing
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  • So, here we see Jesus healingall that were oppressed,
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  • So, here we see Jesus healingall that were oppressed,wherever he went about,
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  • all that were oppressed,wherever he went about,and here,
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  • wherever he went about,and here,the healings and contacts
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  • and here,the healings and contactsof those who came to him,
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  • the healings and contactsof those who came to him,or he will go to them, amen,
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  • of those who came to him,or he will go to them, amen,but he didn't heal everyone
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  • or he will go to them, amen,but he didn't heal everyonejust by one swipe of his hand,
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  • but he didn't heal everyonejust by one swipe of his hand,everyone in Israel is healed.
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  • just by one swipe of his hand,everyone in Israel is healed.No.
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  • everyone in Israel is healed.No.And neither can we save people,
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  • No.And neither can we save people,amen, from eternal destruction,
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  • And neither can we save people,amen, from eternal destruction,amen, those who don't wanna
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  • amen, from eternal destruction,amen, those who don't wannabelieve in Jesus
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  • amen, those who don't wannabelieve in Jesusand his saving grace.
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  • believe in Jesusand his saving grace.There are people who attend,
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  • and his saving grace.There are people who attend,for example,
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  • There are people who attend,for example,a Billy Graham crusade.
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  • for example,a Billy Graham crusade.If you have been privileged
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  • a Billy Graham crusade.If you have been privilegedto attend one of them,
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  • If you have been privilegedto attend one of them,it's an amazing,
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  • to attend one of them,it's an amazing,amazing atmosphere, you know?
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  • it's an amazing,amazing atmosphere, you know?You just feel the love of God
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  • amazing atmosphere, you know?You just feel the love of Godthroughout the whole thing.
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  • You just feel the love of Godthroughout the whole thing.I remember as a young boy
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  • throughout the whole thing.I remember as a young boyattending one of his services,
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  • I remember as a young boyattending one of his services,back then, in my nation,
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  • attending one of his services,back then, in my nation,and Billy Graham was here,
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  • back then, in my nation,and Billy Graham was here,and what a joy,
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  • and Billy Graham was here,and what a joy,what a joy to be in that place.
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  • and what a joy,what a joy to be in that place.What a privilege, amen?
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  • what a joy to be in that place.What a privilege, amen?But do you know something?
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  • What a privilege, amen?But do you know something?There were so many people
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  • But do you know something?There were so many peoplewho came up to receive Jesus
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  • There were so many peoplewho came up to receive Jesusthat night,
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  • who came up to receive Jesusthat night,but there were also many
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  • that night,but there were also manythat I personally knew
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  • but there were also manythat I personally knewwho also walked out
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  • that I personally knewwho also walked outwithout accepting Jesus.
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  • who also walked outwithout accepting Jesus.Now, does that mean
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  • without accepting Jesus.Now, does that meanbecause not many were saved?
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  • Now, does that meanbecause not many were saved?Now, many were saved,
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  • because not many were saved?Now, many were saved,but also not many
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  • Now, many were saved,but also not manyreceived Christ, amen.
  • 00:18:50.181 --> 00:18:52.450
  • but also not manyreceived Christ, amen.Not many responded
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  • received Christ, amen.Not many respondedto the salvation call.
  • 00:18:54.018 --> 00:18:54.518
  • Not many respondedto the salvation call.Does mean that
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  • to the salvation call.Does mean thatit's not God's will?
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  • Does mean thatit's not God's will?No, the Scriptures
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  • it's not God's will?No, the Scripturesplainly tells us, clearly,
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  • No, the Scripturesplainly tells us, clearly,God is not willing that
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  • plainly tells us, clearly,God is not willing thatany should perish, any,
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  • God is not willing thatany should perish, any,but that God is waiting,
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  • any should perish, any,but that God is waiting,amen.
  • 00:19:07.665 --> 00:19:08.366
  • but that God is waiting,amen.He's long-suffering.
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  • amen.He's long-suffering.He's patient,
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  • He's long-suffering.He's patient,the Bible tells us, amen.
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  • He's patient,the Bible tells us, amen.He believes that his goodness,
  • 00:19:12.770 --> 00:19:14.605
  • the Bible tells us, amen.He believes that his goodness,the more we preach his goodness,
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  • He believes that his goodness,the more we preach his goodness,the more we preach
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  • the more we preach his goodness,the more we preachthat God loves you, amen,
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  • the more we preachthat God loves you, amen,and the more you preach
  • 00:19:20.678 --> 00:19:22.380
  • that God loves you, amen,and the more you preachand share that and you witness
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  • and the more you preachand share that and you witnessthat to your colleagues,
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  • and share that and you witnessthat to your colleagues,to your friends,
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  • that to your colleagues,to your friends,to your family members, amen,
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  • to your friends,to your family members, amen,the more you share with them--
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  • to your family members, amen,the more you share with them--hey, and you get them
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  • the more you share with them--hey, and you get themto tune in, amen,
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  • hey, and you get themto tune in, amen,every time on Sunday.
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  • to tune in, amen,every time on Sunday.Invite a friend, amen.
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  • every time on Sunday.Invite a friend, amen.Get into
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  • Invite a friend, amen.Get intothe evangelistic spirit, amen.
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  • Get intothe evangelistic spirit, amen.Praise God.
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  • the evangelistic spirit, amen.Praise God.That's one of the most
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  • Praise God.That's one of the mostthrilling things you can do.
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  • That's one of the mostthrilling things you can do.The Lord loves it.
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  • thrilling things you can do.The Lord loves it.He gave us a commission:
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  • The Lord loves it.He gave us a commission:"Go into all the world
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  • He gave us a commission:"Go into all the worldand preach the Gospel,"
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  • "Go into all the worldand preach the Gospel,"and what better way
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  • and preach the Gospel,"and what better waythan the Lord of time and space
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  • and what better waythan the Lord of time and spaceright now transcending time,
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  • than the Lord of time and spaceright now transcending time,transcending space,
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  • right now transcending time,transcending space,reaching out to more people?
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  • transcending space,reaching out to more people?And our broadcast is
  • 00:19:50.207 --> 00:19:51.208
  • reaching out to more people?And our broadcast isreaching out to a lot of people.
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  • And our broadcast isreaching out to a lot of people.Why don't you invite a friend
  • 00:19:53.611 --> 00:19:55.212
  • reaching out to a lot of people.Why don't you invite a friendthis coming Sunday, amen?
  • 00:19:55.212 --> 00:19:56.113
  • Why don't you invite a friendthis coming Sunday, amen?Tell him to tune in.
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  • this coming Sunday, amen?Tell him to tune in.Make it easy for them.
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  • Tell him to tune in.Make it easy for them.We are making
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  • Make it easy for them.We are makinga little invite ready for you,
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  • We are makinga little invite ready for you,and you can just download that
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  • a little invite ready for you,and you can just download thatand just put your friend's name
  • 00:20:03.721 --> 00:20:05.389
  • and you can just download thatand just put your friend's namedown and just invite a friend,
  • 00:20:05.389 --> 00:20:06.357
  • and just put your friend's namedown and just invite a friend,amen?
  • 00:20:06.357 --> 00:20:07.158
  • down and just invite a friend,amen?Invite people that maybe
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  • amen?Invite people that maybeyou're not close with but,
  • 00:20:08.559 --> 00:20:11.495
  • Invite people that maybeyou're not close with but,you know, is your hairstylist,
  • 00:20:11.495 --> 00:20:13.164
  • you're not close with but,you know, is your hairstylist,or someone that you go for
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  • you know, is your hairstylist,or someone that you go fora manicure with and, you know,
  • 00:20:15.433 --> 00:20:16.767
  • or someone that you go fora manicure with and, you know,people like this,
  • 00:20:16.767 --> 00:20:18.636
  • a manicure with and, you know,people like this,invite them, amen, to tune in.
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  • people like this,invite them, amen, to tune in.Their lives will never be
  • 00:20:20.371 --> 00:20:22.073
  • invite them, amen, to tune in.Their lives will never bethe same, amen,
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  • Their lives will never bethe same, amen,because you cared for them
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  • the same, amen,because you cared for themto invite them.
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  • because you cared for themto invite them.Praise the Lord, amen?
  • 00:20:26.744 --> 00:20:28.212
  • to invite them.Praise the Lord, amen?So, just because not everybody
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  • Praise the Lord, amen?So, just because not everybodyis saved in a Gospel rally does
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  • So, just because not everybodyis saved in a Gospel rally doesnot mean it's not God's will.
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  • is saved in a Gospel rally doesnot mean it's not God's will.Likewise, maybe pray
  • 00:20:34.352 --> 00:20:36.053
  • not mean it's not God's will.Likewise, maybe prayfor the sick, many are healed.
  • 00:20:36.053 --> 00:20:37.088
  • Likewise, maybe prayfor the sick, many are healed.We have so many testimonies,
  • 00:20:37.088 --> 00:20:37.988
  • for the sick, many are healed.We have so many testimonies,and I have many testimonies
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  • We have so many testimonies,and I have many testimoniesthat I wanna share also
  • 00:20:39.123 --> 00:20:40.958
  • and I have many testimoniesthat I wanna share alsoas the Lord leads me.
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  • that I wanna share alsoas the Lord leads me.We have so many testimonies
  • 00:20:42.560 --> 00:20:43.728
  • as the Lord leads me.We have so many testimoniescoming in, but there are
  • 00:20:43.728 --> 00:20:45.129
  • We have so many testimoniescoming in, but there arealways those, you know,
  • 00:20:45.129 --> 00:20:46.530
  • coming in, but there arealways those, you know,the people that complain
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  • always those, you know,the people that complainabout health and wealth
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  • the people that complainabout health and wealthand trying to put people
  • 00:20:48.966 --> 00:20:50.434
  • about health and wealthand trying to put peopleinto this alliteration,
  • 00:20:50.434 --> 00:20:51.969
  • and trying to put peopleinto this alliteration,make it sound so bad,
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  • into this alliteration,make it sound so bad,"health and wealth gospel,"
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  • make it sound so bad,"health and wealth gospel,"you know.
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  • "health and wealth gospel,"you know.They will be the first one that
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  • you know.They will be the first one thatsay, "But many are not healed.
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  • They will be the first one thatsay, "But many are not healed.Many are not healed."
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  • say, "But many are not healed.Many are not healed."No, I don't talk about those
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  • Many are not healed."No, I don't talk about thosein Billy Graham rally,
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  • No, I don't talk about thosein Billy Graham rally,those who walked away,
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  • in Billy Graham rally,those who walked away,all right, without Christ.
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  • those who walked away,all right, without Christ.I don't talk about them,
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  • all right, without Christ.I don't talk about them,"Many were not saved."
  • 00:21:05.349 --> 00:21:07.718
  • I don't talk about them,"Many were not saved."No, I rejoice over the fact
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  • "Many were not saved."No, I rejoice over the factthat many were saved because
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  • No, I rejoice over the factthat many were saved becauseBilly Graham came to town,
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  • that many were saved becauseBilly Graham came to town,amen, and preached
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  • Billy Graham came to town,amen, and preachedthe Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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  • amen, and preachedthe Gospel of Jesus Christ.I rejoice with that.
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  • the Gospel of Jesus Christ.I rejoice with that.Why don't you rejoice with that?
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  • I rejoice with that.Why don't you rejoice with that?Amen, praise the Lord.
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  • Why don't you rejoice with that?Amen, praise the Lord.Doesn't change.
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  • Amen, praise the Lord.Doesn't change.Friends, if there are Scriptures
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  • Doesn't change.Friends, if there are Scripturesin your mind right now--
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  • Friends, if there are Scripturesin your mind right now--because I'm focusing on this.
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  • in your mind right now--because I'm focusing on this.There are a lot of Scriptures
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  • because I'm focusing on this.There are a lot of Scripturesthat you might ask, like,
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  • There are a lot of Scripturesthat you might ask, like,"What about the Apostle Paul?
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  • that you might ask, like,"What about the Apostle Paul?He suffered."
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  • "What about the Apostle Paul?He suffered."And I said I'll share that
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  • He suffered."And I said I'll share thatin the next message.
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  • And I said I'll share thatin the next message.Stay tuned.
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  • in the next message.Stay tuned.But, for now, you need to know
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  • Stay tuned.But, for now, you need to knowbeyond the shadow of any doubt.
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  • But, for now, you need to knowbeyond the shadow of any doubt.Now, if reservations
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  • beyond the shadow of any doubt.Now, if reservationsin your heart, for some of you,
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  • Now, if reservationsin your heart, for some of you,if you pray,
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  • in your heart, for some of you,if you pray,"God, prosper this business
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  • if you pray,"God, prosper this businessthat I'm embarking on,"
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  • "God, prosper this businessthat I'm embarking on,"and you say, "Lord--"
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  • that I'm embarking on,"and you say, "Lord--"of course, you know,
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  • and you say, "Lord--"of course, you know,you consult the Lord.
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  • of course, you know,you consult the Lord.Ask him for his wisdom first
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  • you consult the Lord.Ask him for his wisdom firstbefore you embark
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  • Ask him for his wisdom firstbefore you embarkon any business
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  • before you embarkon any businessor any investment.
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  • on any businessor any investment.Ask the Lord first, and then,
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  • or any investment.Ask the Lord first, and then,if you feel like
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  • Ask the Lord first, and then,if you feel likethe Lord wants you to be in it,
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  • if you feel likethe Lord wants you to be in it,pray, and pray that
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  • the Lord wants you to be in it,pray, and pray thatGod will prosper you, amen?
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  • pray, and pray thatGod will prosper you, amen?Doesn't mean that,
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  • God will prosper you, amen?Doesn't mean that,"Oh, God wants to prosper me,
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  • Doesn't mean that,"Oh, God wants to prosper me,he will prosper me."
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  • "Oh, God wants to prosper me,he will prosper me."Pray for that to happen.
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  • he will prosper me."Pray for that to happen.Notice 3 John 2, says,
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  • Pray for that to happen.Notice 3 John 2, says,"I pray that you prosper
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  • Notice 3 John 2, says,"I pray that you prosperin all things and be in health."
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  • "I pray that you prosperin all things and be in health."Even though that's God's will,
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  • in all things and be in health."Even though that's God's will,you need to pray that
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  • Even though that's God's will,you need to pray thatfor your family members,
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  • you need to pray thatfor your family members,for your sons
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  • for your family members,for your sonsand your daughters,
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  • for your sonsand your daughters,and for your spouse.
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  • and your daughters,and for your spouse.Pray for that to happen.
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  • and for your spouse.Pray for that to happen.Pray for your friends.
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  • Pray for that to happen.Pray for your friends.Pray for that to happen
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  • Pray for your friends.Pray for that to happenin their lives, amen.
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  • Pray for that to happenin their lives, amen.You know,
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  • in their lives, amen.You know,we have this idea that,
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  • You know,we have this idea that,just because it's God's will
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  • we have this idea that,just because it's God's willwe don't have to pray.
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  • just because it's God's willwe don't have to pray.Remember the children of Israel
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  • we don't have to pray.Remember the children of Israelwhen they were taken captive
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  • Remember the children of Israelwhen they were taken captivein Babylon?
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  • when they were taken captivein Babylon?Prior to them
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  • in Babylon?Prior to thembeing taken captive,
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  • Prior to thembeing taken captive,Jeremiah the prophet
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  • being taken captive,Jeremiah the prophetalready prophesied
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  • Jeremiah the prophetalready prophesiedbefore the captivity
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  • already prophesiedbefore the captivitythat they will be in captivity,
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  • before the captivitythat they will be in captivity,but only for 70 years.
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  • that they will be in captivity,but only for 70 years.Now, Daniel, when the 70 years
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  • but only for 70 years.Now, Daniel, when the 70 yearswas up in Babylon and Daniel was
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  • Now, Daniel, when the 70 yearswas up in Babylon and Daniel wasright now quite an elderly man,
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  • was up in Babylon and Daniel wasright now quite an elderly man,Daniel set himself to pray,
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  • right now quite an elderly man,Daniel set himself to pray,even though he knew
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  • Daniel set himself to pray,even though he knew70 years was up, he prayed.
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  • even though he knew70 years was up, he prayed.He prayed for the release
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  • 70 years was up, he prayed.He prayed for the releaseof his people
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  • He prayed for the releaseof his peopleback to the Holy Land,
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  • of his peopleback to the Holy Land,back to the land
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  • back to the Holy Land,back to the landof their forefathers,
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  • back to the landof their forefathers,the land flowing
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  • of their forefathers,the land flowingin milk and honey
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  • the land flowingin milk and honeythat God promised them.
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  • in milk and honeythat God promised them.He prayed for that to happen.
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  • that God promised them.He prayed for that to happen.He didn't just say, you know,
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  • He prayed for that to happen.He didn't just say, you know,"Jeremiah prophesied.
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  • He didn't just say, you know,"Jeremiah prophesied.Jeremiah is a godly prophet.
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  • "Jeremiah prophesied.Jeremiah is a godly prophet.His words come to pass.
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  • Jeremiah is a godly prophet.His words come to pass.I don't have to pray," amen?
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  • His words come to pass.I don't have to pray," amen?No, pray, amen.
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  • I don't have to pray," amen?No, pray, amen.You are now in Christ risen
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  • No, pray, amen.You are now in Christ risenat the Father's right hand.
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  • You are now in Christ risenat the Father's right hand.You're position means--
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  • at the Father's right hand.You're position means--I say this in reverence.
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  • You're position means--I say this in reverence.You can influence God.
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  • I say this in reverence.You can influence God.You can tell God,
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  • You can influence God.You can tell God,"God, you can make that happen,"
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  • You can tell God,"God, you can make that happen,"amen, amen.
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  • "God, you can make that happen,"amen, amen.You know, if you think about it,
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  • amen, amen.You know, if you think about it,there are some things--
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  • You know, if you think about it,there are some things--it's not in the general
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  • there are some things--it's not in the generalwill of God even,
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  • it's not in the generalwill of God even,but you can ask God for it
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  • will of God even,but you can ask God for itbecause you know
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  • but you can ask God for itbecause you knowthat he favors you just
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  • because you knowthat he favors you justlike a shepherd with his sheep.
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  • that he favors you justlike a shepherd with his sheep.All the sheep,
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  • like a shepherd with his sheep.All the sheep,you got the same green grass
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  • All the sheep,you got the same green grassthat he brings them to,
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  • you got the same green grassthat he brings them to,but there are certain ones
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  • that he brings them to,but there are certain onesthat you carry
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  • but there are certain onesthat you carryand give them special tidbits.
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  • that you carryand give them special tidbits.Special little flowers
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  • and give them special tidbits.Special little flowersthat little sheep love,
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  • - Joseph: Thank you
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  • - Joseph: Thank youfor joining us today.
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  • - Joseph: Thank youfor joining us today.I'm so glad to have
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  • for joining us today.I'm so glad to havethis opportunity to tell you
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  • I'm so glad to havethis opportunity to tell youJesus loves you.
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  • this opportunity to tell youJesus loves you.My friend, he loves you so much,
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  • Jesus loves you.My friend, he loves you so much,he does not want you
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  • My friend, he loves you so much,he does not want youto be worried or anxious
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  • he does not want youto be worried or anxiousabout anything
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  • to be worried or anxiousabout anythingbecause he's taking care of you.
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  • about anythingbecause he's taking care of you.I'm so blessed to know that,
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  • because he's taking care of you.I'm so blessed to know that,in Christ,
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  • I'm so blessed to know that,in Christ,we can live above stress,
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  • in Christ,we can live above stress,anxiety, and fear,
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  • we can live above stress,anxiety, and fear,despite the dark times
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  • anxiety, and fear,despite the dark timeswe live in.
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  • despite the dark timeswe live in.- Wendy Prince: Are you going
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  • we live in.- Wendy Prince: Are you goingthrough a tough time today?
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  • - Wendy Prince: Are you goingthrough a tough time today?Maybe it's a health
  • 00:24:17.908 --> 00:24:19.677
  • through a tough time today?Maybe it's a healthor financial challenge.
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  • Maybe it's a healthor financial challenge.Maybe it concerns someone
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  • or financial challenge.Maybe it concerns someonein your family.
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  • Maybe it concerns someonein your family.Be encouraged to know
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  • in your family.Be encouraged to knowthat there is no mountain
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  • Be encouraged to knowthat there is no mountainor giant bigger
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  • that there is no mountainor giant biggerthan Jesus's love for you.
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  • or giant biggerthan Jesus's love for you.- Joseph: Friend, I want you
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  • than Jesus's love for you.- Joseph: Friend, I want youto live assured
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  • - Joseph: Friend, I want youto live assuredthat our Lord Jesus is for you,
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  • to live assuredthat our Lord Jesus is for you,not against you.
  • 00:24:35.326 --> 00:24:37.027
  • that our Lord Jesus is for you,not against you.When you truly believe this,
  • 00:24:37.027 --> 00:24:38.429
  • not against you.When you truly believe this,you'll find anxiety and fear
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  • When you truly believe this,you'll find anxiety and fearmelting away,
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  • you'll find anxiety and fearmelting away,and no attack of the enemy
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  • melting away,and no attack of the enemywill prevail against you,
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  • and no attack of the enemywill prevail against you,and because I want you
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  • will prevail against you,and because I want youto really experience this,
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  • and because I want youto really experience this,I have prepared
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  • to really experience this,I have prepareda special teaching resource
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  • I have prepareda special teaching resourcethis month that I know
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  • a special teaching resourcethis month that I knowwill bless you.
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  • this month that I knowwill bless you.I believe that, as you listen
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  • will bless you.I believe that, as you listento this series, you'll step into
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  • I believe that, as you listento this series, you'll step intothe Lord's powerful peace and
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  • to this series, you'll step intothe Lord's powerful peace andreceive his abundant provision
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  • the Lord's powerful peace andreceive his abundant provisionfor all your needs.
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  • receive his abundant provisionfor all your needs.Thank you once again
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  • for all your needs.Thank you once againfor your support,
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  • the "Living Free from Stressand Anxiety"four-CD audio series,
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  • and Anxiety"four-CD audio series,as a thank you for your gift
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  • Yeshua.
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  • "Yah," that is "Yahweh,"
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  • "shua" is "save."
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  • His name is "Yahweh saves."
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  • What area in your life
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  • needs saving right now?
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  • The stress, the lying symptoms?
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  • And the answer is the same:
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  • The Lord loves you,
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  • Joseph's latest DVD album,"Answers for Dark Nightsand Difficult Seasons."
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  • "Answers for Dark Nightsand Difficult Seasons."- Joseph: You know,
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  • and Difficult Seasons."- Joseph: You know,it's true that we have some
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  • - Joseph: You know,it's true that we have someof the best experiences with
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  • it's true that we have someof the best experiences withthe Lord on the mountaintop.
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  • of the best experiences withthe Lord on the mountaintop.But you know something?
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  • the Lord on the mountaintop.But you know something?Even David defeated Goliath
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  • But you know something?Even David defeated Goliathin a valley.
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  • Even David defeated Goliathin a valley.Our God is not just
  • 00:25:48.165 --> 00:25:49.400
  • in a valley.Our God is not justthe God of the mountain.
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  • Our God is not justthe God of the mountain.He's the God of the valley
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  • the God of the mountain.He's the God of the valleyas well.
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  • He's the God of the valleyas well.What's the verse after
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  • as well.What's the verse after"Yea, though I walk through the
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  • What's the verse after"Yea, though I walk through thevalley of the shadow of death"?
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  • "Yea, though I walk through thevalley of the shadow of death"?"You prepare a table before me."
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  • valley of the shadow of death"?"You prepare a table before me."Right in the valley,
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  • "You prepare a table before me."Right in the valley,look for the table.
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  • Right in the valley,look for the table.Your future does not have to be
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  • look for the table.Your future does not have to belike what it is today.
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  • Your future does not have to belike what it is today.God can change it.
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  • - announcer: Find strength
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  • - announcer: Find strengthin knowing that
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  • - announcer: Find strengthin knowing thatGod never leaves you
  • 00:26:10.688 --> 00:26:11.689
  • in knowing thatGod never leaves younor forsakes you
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  • God never leaves younor forsakes youeven in the hardest seasons
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  • - announcer: Next on,"Joseph Prince."
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  • - announcer: Next on,"Joseph Prince."- Joseph: I'm not saying
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  • "Joseph Prince."- Joseph: I'm not sayingthere'd be no troubles
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  • - Joseph: I'm not sayingthere'd be no troublesfor the believer.
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  • there'd be no troublesfor the believer.In fact, the Bible says
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  • for the believer.In fact, the Bible saysall those that live godly
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  • In fact, the Bible saysall those that live godlyshall suffer persecution.
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  • all those that live godlyshall suffer persecution.From what I see in the Bible,
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  • shall suffer persecution.From what I see in the Bible,that's the thing that God
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  • From what I see in the Bible,that's the thing that Godpromises for believers,
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  • that's the thing that Godpromises for believers,that they will happen.
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  • promises for believers,that they will happen.Even then, Jesus says,
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  • that they will happen.Even then, Jesus says,"Blessed are you
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  • Even then, Jesus says,"Blessed are youwhen men shall revile you
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  • "Blessed are youwhen men shall revile youand persecute you
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  • when men shall revile youand persecute youand say falsely against you--
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  • and persecute youand say falsely against you--and speak falsely against you
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  • and say falsely against you--and speak falsely against youfor my name's sake.
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  • and speak falsely against youfor my name's sake.Rejoice and be exceeding glad,
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  • for my name's sake.Rejoice and be exceeding glad,for great," listen, "great is
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  • Rejoice and be exceeding glad,for great," listen, "great isyour reward in heaven."
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