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God Can Turn Curses Into Blessings For You Part 1

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September 11, 2020
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Find out how your heavenly Father can turn any curse against you into a blessing; and fear no more!

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God Can Turn Curses Into Blessings For You Part 1

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  • - female announcer: Today
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  • - female announcer: Todaywith Joseph Prince.
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  • - female announcer: Todaywith Joseph Prince.- Joseph Prince: You must know
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  • with Joseph Prince.- Joseph Prince: You must knowwho you are before you can do
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  • - Joseph Prince: You must knowwho you are before you can dowhat you are, all right?
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  • who you are before you can dowhat you are, all right?You need to know who you are.
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  • what you are, all right?You need to know who you are.You are righteous, holy,
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  • You need to know who you are.You are righteous, holy,and blameless in Christ.
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  • You are righteous, holy,and blameless in Christ.God wants you to measure
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  • and blameless in Christ.God wants you to measureyour performance
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  • God wants you to measureyour performanceby your standing.
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  • your performanceby your standing.Are you listening?
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  • by your standing.Are you listening?Your standing says you are
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  • Are you listening?Your standing says you arerighteous, holy, and blameless.
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  • Your standing says you arerighteous, holy, and blameless.The Christian life
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  • righteous, holy, and blameless.The Christian lifeis the high life.
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  • The Christian lifeis the high life.It's the heavenly life.
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  • is the high life.It's the heavenly life.A lot of people,
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  • It's the heavenly life.A lot of people,they talk about imperatives,
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  • A lot of people,they talk about imperatives,exhortations, commands.
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  • they talk about imperatives,exhortations, commands."You know, Pastor Prince,
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  • exhortations, commands."You know, Pastor Prince,you need to tell people
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  • "You know, Pastor Prince,you need to tell peopleabout the imperatives,
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  • you need to tell peopleabout the imperatives,the commands and all that."
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  • about the imperatives,the commands and all that."But they don't understand
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  • the commands and all that."But they don't understandthat the positional truths,
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  • But they don't understandthat the positional truths,the indicatives, all right,
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  • that the positional truths,the indicatives, all right,who you are in Christ,
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  • the indicatives, all right,who you are in Christ,your wealth in Christ,
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  • who you are in Christ,your wealth in Christ,all right, all that God
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  • your wealth in Christ,all right, all that Godhas given to you in Christ.
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  • all right, all that Godhas given to you in Christ.That one must always come first.
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  • has given to you in Christ.That one must always come first.You need faith to believe God
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  • That one must always come first.You need faith to believe Godjustifies the ungodly.
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  • You need faith to believe Godjustifies the ungodly.How can God make righteous
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  • justifies the ungodly.How can God make righteousthe ungodly?
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  • How can God make righteousthe ungodly?There is and there
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  • the ungodly?There is and theremust be a proper
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  • There is and theremust be a properand righteous foundation,
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  • must be a properand righteous foundation,and the foundation is the cross.
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  • - Joseph Prince: Last week
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  • - Joseph Prince: Last weekI touched on how
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  • - Joseph Prince: Last weekI touched on howall of us are in a prison
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  • I touched on howall of us are in a prisoncalled righteousness, okay?
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  • all of us are in a prisoncalled righteousness, okay?Now, the thing is that outside--
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  • called righteousness, okay?Now, the thing is that outside--actually it's bondage.
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  • Now, the thing is that outside--actually it's bondage.Outside is slavery.
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  • actually it's bondage.Outside is slavery.Outside is all kinds of terrible
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  • Outside is slavery.Outside is all kinds of terriblecurses that has befallen mankind
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  • Outside is all kinds of terriblecurses that has befallen mankindever since Adam fell.
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  • curses that has befallen mankindever since Adam fell.It's a fallen earth
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  • ever since Adam fell.It's a fallen earthall because of Adam's sin.
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  • It's a fallen earthall because of Adam's sin.When God looks down,
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  • all because of Adam's sin.When God looks down,God grieves, all right?
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  • When God looks down,God grieves, all right?God never meant for the earth
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  • God grieves, all right?God never meant for the earthto be like that.
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  • God never meant for the earthto be like that.You cannot ask the question,
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  • to be like that.You cannot ask the question,why is there suffering?
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  • You cannot ask the question,why is there suffering?Why are there tragedies?
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  • why is there suffering?Why are there tragedies?Why are there tsunamis?
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  • Why are there tragedies?Why are there tsunamis?Why are there volcanoes?
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  • Why are there tsunamis?Why are there volcanoes?Why are there earthquakes?
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  • Why are there volcanoes?Why are there earthquakes?Without asking the question,
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  • Why are there earthquakes?Without asking the question,the earth is groaning.
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  • Without asking the question,the earth is groaning.but praise be to God,
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  • the earth is groaning.but praise be to God,Jesus Christ is returning,
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  • but praise be to God,Jesus Christ is returning,and he's gonna set right
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  • Jesus Christ is returning,and he's gonna set rightwhat the first Adam made wrong.
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  • and he's gonna set rightwhat the first Adam made wrong.All right, and the earth,
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  • what the first Adam made wrong.All right, and the earth,under his rule,
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  • All right, and the earth,under his rule,will never suffer poverty.
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  • under his rule,will never suffer poverty.Bono will be out of job,
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  • will never suffer poverty.Bono will be out of job,all right?
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  • Bono will be out of job,all right?There'll be no need
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  • all right?There'll be no needto eradicate poverty.
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  • There'll be no needto eradicate poverty.There'll be no need
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  • to eradicate poverty.There'll be no needto eradicate disease.
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  • There'll be no needto eradicate disease.There's no need for hospitals,
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  • to eradicate disease.There's no need for hospitals,why?
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  • There's no need for hospitals,why?Because Jesus Christ,
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  • why?Because Jesus Christ,the last Adam,
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  • Because Jesus Christ,the last Adam,will set everything right.
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  • the last Adam,will set everything right.And then you will see
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  • will set everything right.And then you will seewhat the earth is like
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  • And then you will seewhat the earth is likewhen God really have his way.
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  • what the earth is likewhen God really have his way.So until then, the Bible
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  • when God really have his way.So until then, the Bibletells us, we can pray
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  • So until then, the Bibletells us, we can prayand affect situations.
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  • tells us, we can prayand affect situations.We can pray, all right,
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  • and affect situations.We can pray, all right,for impending disasters
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  • We can pray, all right,for impending disastersand we can avert it.
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  • for impending disastersand we can avert it.All right, we can pray
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  • and we can avert it.All right, we can praythat God will protect
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  • All right, we can praythat God will protectthe nation that we are in,
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  • that God will protectthe nation that we are in,because I'm telling you, church,
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  • the nation that we are in,because I'm telling you, church,you have influence and power
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  • your prayers, amen, why?
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  • your prayers, amen, why?Because you are
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  • Because you arethe righteousness of God
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  • the righteousness of Godin Christ.
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  • in Christ.Look up here in Romans 4,
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  • Look up here in Romans 4,we'll continue from last week,
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  • we'll continue from last week,and here it says,
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  • and here it says,but to him who does not work,
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  • but to him who does not work,does not perform,
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  • does not perform,does not perform
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  • does not performto be accepted by God,
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  • to be accepted by God,does not perform
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  • does not performto score points with God.
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  • to score points with God.Does not perform
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  • Does not performto be right, okay?
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  • to be right, okay?He does not perform
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  • He does not performbecause he knows
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  • because he knowsthat no amount of performance
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  • that no amount of performancecan ever attain the holiness
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  • can ever attain the holinessthat God is at.
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  • that God is at.When God says,
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  • When God says,"Be holy for I am holy,"
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  • "Be holy for I am holy,"what man, what woman
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  • what man, what womancan reach that standard?
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  • can reach that standard?If you say you can reach
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  • If you say you can reachthat standard,
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  • that standard,you have a very lowly concept
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  • you have a very lowly conceptof God's holiness, amen?
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  • of God's holiness, amen?If you don't have a lowly
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  • If you don't have a lowlyconcept, you will say,
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  • concept, you will say,"My goodness, who can reach
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  • "My goodness, who can reachGod's perfect holiness," right?
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  • God's perfect holiness," right?So, but the Bible says
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  • So, but the Bible saysdon't try even.
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  • don't try even.But instead of trying,
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  • But instead of trying,what do you do?
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  • what do you do?You don't work for it,
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  • You don't work for it,don't perform for it,
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  • don't perform for it,but believes on God
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  • but believes on Godwho justifies the ungodly.
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  • who justifies the ungodly.His faith, that kind of faith,
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  • His faith, that kind of faith,is counted by God
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  • is counted by Godfor righteousness.
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  • for righteousness.God says,
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  • God says,"When I find this faith,
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  • "When I find this faith,I will treat that man
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  • I will treat that manlike he is righteous,
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  • like he is righteous,I will treat that woman
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  • I will treat that womanlike he is righteous."
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  • like he is righteous."What kind of faith does God
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  • What kind of faith does Godaccounts for righteousness?
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  • accounts for righteousness?To him who does not perform
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  • To him who does not performor work but believes on God
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  • or work but believes on Godwho justifies the ungodly.
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  • justifies, or make righteous,
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  • justifies, or make righteous,the godly.
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  • justifies, or make righteous,the godly.Now, you don't need faith
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  • the godly.Now, you don't need faithfor that.
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  • Now, you don't need faithfor that.You need faith to believe God
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  • for that.You need faith to believe Godjustifies the ungodly.
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  • You need faith to believe Godjustifies the ungodly.But how can a holy God,
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  • justifies the ungodly.But how can a holy God,an inflexibly righteous
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  • But how can a holy God,an inflexibly righteousand holy God,
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  • an inflexibly righteousand holy God,justify the ungodly?
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  • and holy God,justify the ungodly?How can God do that?
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  • justify the ungodly?How can God do that?How can God make righteous
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  • How can God do that?How can God make righteousthe ungodly?
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  • How can God make righteousthe ungodly?There is and there
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  • the ungodly?There is and theremust be a proper
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  • There is and theremust be a properand righteous foundation,
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  • must be a properand righteous foundation,and the foundation is the cross.
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  • and righteous foundation,and the foundation is the cross.Because at the cross,
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  • and the foundation is the cross.Because at the cross,a holy God took all your sins
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  • Because at the cross,a holy God took all your sinsand my sins,
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  • a holy God took all your sinsand my sins,laid it on Jesus.
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  • and my sins,laid it on Jesus.His inflexible righteousness
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  • laid it on Jesus.His inflexible righteousnessand his unbending holiness
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  • His inflexible righteousnessand his unbending holinessunleashed all his
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  • and his unbending holinessunleashed all hisrighteous wrath
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  • unleashed all hisrighteous wrathand holy vengeance
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  • righteous wrathand holy vengeanceagainst all our sins,
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  • and holy vengeanceagainst all our sins,but he sent his Son
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  • against all our sins,but he sent his Sonso that his Son
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  • but he sent his Sonso that his Sonwill bear all our sins.
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  • so that his Sonwill bear all our sins.And because all our sins
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  • will bear all our sins.And because all our sinshave been punished,
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  • And because all our sinshave been punished,all our sins have been judged,
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  • have been punished,all our sins have been judged,the holiness of God today,
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  • all our sins have been judged,the holiness of God today,listen to what I'm saying,
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  • the holiness of God today,listen to what I'm saying,cannot punish you,
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  • listen to what I'm saying,cannot punish you,because if God punishes you
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  • cannot punish you,because if God punishes youfor your same sins
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  • because if God punishes youfor your same sinsthat he punished Jesus
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  • for your same sinsthat he punished Jesuswho bore your sins,
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  • that he punished Jesuswho bore your sins,that'll be unrighteous,
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  • who bore your sins,that'll be unrighteous,because that's like saying
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  • that'll be unrighteous,because that's like sayingyou can commit--you can try
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  • because that's like sayingyou can commit--you can trythe same crime twice,
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  • you can commit--you can trythe same crime twice,the law of double jeopardy.
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  • the same crime twice,the law of double jeopardy.The same sin cannot be
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  • the law of double jeopardy.The same sin cannot betried twice.
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  • The same sin cannot betried twice.And all the people said?
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  • tried twice.And all the people said?Once in my substitute's body
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  • And all the people said?Once in my substitute's bodyat calvary and then in my body,
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  • Once in my substitute's bodyat calvary and then in my body,God cannot do that.
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  • at calvary and then in my body,God cannot do that.So, for all those who believe
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  • God cannot do that.So, for all those who believein Jesus, God says,
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  • So, for all those who believein Jesus, God says,"I am righteous based
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  • in Jesus, God says,"I am righteous basedon what Christ has done,
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  • "I am righteous basedon what Christ has done,never to see you in your sins
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  • on what Christ has done,never to see you in your sinsbecause I've seen your sins
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  • never to see you in your sinsbecause I've seen your sinsin the body of my Son.
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  • because I've seen your sinsin the body of my Son.So, today my holy eyes sees
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  • in the body of my Son.So, today my holy eyes seesonly the loveliness
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  • So, today my holy eyes seesonly the lovelinessand the perfection
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  • only the lovelinessand the perfectionof my beloved Son."
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  • and the perfectionof my beloved Son."You better know how
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  • of my beloved Son."You better know howGod sees you, church,
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  • You better know howGod sees you, church,because I'm telling you,
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  • God sees you, church,because I'm telling you,this is the essence
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  • because I'm telling you,this is the essenceof the gospel.
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  • this is the essenceof the gospel.Hallelujah, amen?
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  • of the gospel.Hallelujah, amen?See, many a times we talk
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  • Hallelujah, amen?See, many a times we talkabout righteousness by faith
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  • See, many a times we talkabout righteousness by faithand still people don't have
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  • about righteousness by faithand still people don't havea concept.
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  • and still people don't havea concept.I thank God for David.
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  • the righteousness
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  • the righteousnesswithout performance,
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  • without performance,without works.
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  • without works.Would you like to see it?
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  • Would you like to see it?In Romans 4 David says here,
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  • In Romans 4 David says here,verse 6,
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  • verse 6,"Just as David also describes."
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  • "Just as David also describes."Say describes.
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  • Say describes.What is describe?
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  • What is describe?That means what?
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  • That means what?You go into detail, all right,
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  • You go into detail, all right,you elucidate, all right?
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  • you elucidate, all right?You mention the different parts
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  • You mention the different partsand components
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  • and componentsof the blessedness.
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  • of the blessedness.David also describes
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  • David also describesthe blessedness.
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  • the blessedness.By the way,
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  • By the way,this word blessedness here
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  • this word blessedness herein the Greek is in plural.
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  • in the Greek is in plural.Blessednesses, okay?
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  • Blessednesses, okay?God didn't just bless you,
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  • God didn't just bless you,God gave you blessednesses,
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  • God gave you blessednesses,amen, not blessed nurses.
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  • amen, not blessed nurses.Okay, if you're a nurse,
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  • Okay, if you're a nurse,receive that.
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  • receive that.Just as David also describes
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  • Just as David also describesthe blessednesses of the man
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  • the blessednesses of the manto whom God
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  • to whom Godimputes righteousness
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  • imputes righteousnessapart from performance,
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  • apart from performance,apart from works.
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  • apart from works.Would you like to hear
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  • whom God imputes righteousness
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  • whom God imputes righteousnessapart from works?
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  • whom God imputes righteousnessapart from works?By the way, God imputes to us,
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  • apart from works?By the way, God imputes to us,you and I, talking about us,
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  • By the way, God imputes to us,you and I, talking about us,we are this man.
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  • you and I, talking about us,we are this man.You are this man, okay?
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  • we are this man.You are this man, okay?God imputes to you righteousness
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  • You are this man, okay?God imputes to you righteousnessapart from your works.
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  • God imputes to you righteousnessapart from your works.You know why?
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  • apart from your works.You know why?Because God imputed to Jesus
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  • You know why?Because God imputed to Jesusour sins apart
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  • Because God imputed to Jesusour sins apartfrom his sinful works.
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  • our sins apartfrom his sinful works.So, God can impute to you
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  • from his sinful works.So, God can impute to yourighteousness
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  • So, God can impute to yourighteousnesswithout your righteous works.
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  • righteousnesswithout your righteous works.I repeat, the reason Jesus
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  • without your righteous works.I repeat, the reason Jesusbecame sin at the cross
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  • I repeat, the reason Jesusbecame sin at the crossis because God imputed,
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  • became sin at the crossis because God imputed,set to his account, your sins.
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  • is because God imputed,set to his account, your sins.But apart from his sinful works,
  • 00:08:08.030 --> 00:08:10.032
  • set to his account, your sins.But apart from his sinful works,he never sinned.
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  • But apart from his sinful works,he never sinned.By the same token,
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  • he never sinned.By the same token,God imputes
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  • By the same token,God imputesJesus's righteousness to us
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  • God imputesJesus's righteousness to usapart from our
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  • Jesus's righteousness to usapart from ourrighteous performance,
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  • apart from ourrighteous performance,apart from our righteous works.
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  • Are you with me?
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  • Are you with me?All right, so now he's about
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  • All right, so now he's aboutto describe.
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  • to describe.Look at the description.
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  • Look at the description.Verse 7, "Blessed are those
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  • Verse 7, "Blessed are thosewhose lawless deeds are forgiven
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  • whose lawless deeds are forgivenAnd whose sins are covered."
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  • And whose sins are covered."Do you know you are blessed
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  • Do you know you are blessedbecause your sins are forgiven?
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  • because your sins are forgiven?Past, present, and future, amen?
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  • Past, present, and future, amen?"Well, Pastor Prince,
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  • "Well, Pastor Prince,if you preach like this--"
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  • if you preach like this--"No, you see, church,
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  • No, you see, church,don't try to be God's policeman.
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  • don't try to be God's policeman.Don't try to say, "Well,
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  • Don't try to say, "Well,you preach like this,
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  • you preach like this,people will sin."
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  • people will sin."That's what you think
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  • That's what you thinkwith your carnal mind.
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  • with your carnal mind.You know what Jesus said?
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  • You know what Jesus said?"Whoever's forgiven much,
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  • "Whoever's forgiven much,if they know they
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  • if they know theyare forgiven much,
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  • are forgiven much,they will love me much,"
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  • they will love me much,"Jesus said.
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  • Jesus said.It's because we have
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  • It's because we havenot preached the truth
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  • not preached the truththere's been no response
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  • there's been no responseof the truth.
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  • of the truth.Are you with me?
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  • Are you with me?All right, Jesus said,
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  • All right, Jesus said,or the Bible says,
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  • or the Bible says,"We are blessed because
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  • "We are blessed becauseall our sins are forgiven."
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  • all our sins are forgiven."Number two, don't forget
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  • Number two, don't forgetit's blessedness is more
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  • it's blessedness is morethan one blessed.
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  • than one blessed.Number two, "Blessed is the man
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  • Number two, "Blessed is the manto whom the LORD
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  • to whom the LORDshall not impute sin."
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  • shall not impute sin."All right, these words shall not
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  • All right, these words shall notis from the Greek,
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  • is from the Greek,two Greek words,
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  • two Greek words,ou me.
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  • ou me.Now, actually, you use one,
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  • not.
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  • not.But you use both,
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  • not.But you use both,it strengthens the denial.
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  • But you use both,it strengthens the denial.It's a double negative.
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  • it strengthens the denial.It's a double negative.It's a strong negative
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  • It's a double negative.It's a strong negativewhich means blessed is the man
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  • It's a strong negativewhich means blessed is the manwho believe in Jesus,
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  • which means blessed is the manwho believe in Jesus,blessed is the man
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  • who believe in Jesus,blessed is the manto whom the Lord shall never
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  • blessed is the manto whom the Lord shall neverin any case impute sin.
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  • to whom the Lord shall neverin any case impute sin.Are you with me?
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  • in any case impute sin.Are you with me?God will never impute sin
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  • Are you with me?God will never impute sinto you.
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  • God will never impute sinto you.Now, this only means something
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  • to you.Now, this only means somethingwhen you sin or you don't sin?
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  • Now, this only means somethingwhen you sin or you don't sin?You see, I know it's
  • 00:09:53.769 --> 00:09:56.338
  • when you sin or you don't sin?You see, I know it'sa deep thought, all right,
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  • You see, I know it'sa deep thought, all right,we all want to be philosophical
  • 00:09:57.406 --> 00:09:58.340
  • a deep thought, all right,we all want to be philosophicalbefore we answer.
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  • we all want to be philosophicalbefore we answer.We learned from
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  • before we answer.We learned fromour school life last time
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  • We learned fromour school life last timethat if you answer too fast,
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  • our school life last timethat if you answer too fast,all right,
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  • that if you answer too fast,all right,it's a trick question,
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  • all right,it's a trick question,you look foolish.
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  • it's a trick question,you look foolish.But it's no trick question.
  • 00:10:06.382 --> 00:10:08.250
  • you look foolish.But it's no trick question.Let me ask you,
  • 00:10:08.250 --> 00:10:09.251
  • But it's no trick question.Let me ask you,when does this verse
  • 00:10:09.251 --> 00:10:11.287
  • Let me ask you,when does this versemean anything, when you sin
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  • when does this versemean anything, when you sinor when you don't sin?
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  • mean anything, when you sinor when you don't sin?Of course, it's when you fail,
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  • or when you don't sin?Of course, it's when you fail,when you sin,
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  • Of course, it's when you fail,when you sin,because when you don't sin,
  • 00:10:17.126 --> 00:10:18.027
  • when you sin,because when you don't sin,why should God impute sin
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  • because when you don't sin,why should God impute sinto you?
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  • why should God impute sinto you?Duh, right?
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  • to you?Duh, right?It is when you fail,
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  • Duh, right?It is when you fail,when you sin, you are blessed,
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  • It is when you fail,when you sin, you are blessed,because God does not count
  • 00:10:27.036 --> 00:10:28.904
  • when you sin, you are blessed,because God does not countthat sin against you, why?
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  • because God does not countthat sin against you, why?Has God gone soft?
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  • that sin against you, why?Has God gone soft?I remind you again,
  • 00:10:31.340 --> 00:10:33.242
  • Has God gone soft?I remind you again,it is precisely because God
  • 00:10:33.242 --> 00:10:35.111
  • I remind you again,it is precisely because Godhas already imputed that sin
  • 00:10:35.111 --> 00:10:38.380
  • it is precisely because Godhas already imputed that sinto Jesus and punished that sin.
  • 00:10:38.380 --> 00:10:39.749
  • has already imputed that sinto Jesus and punished that sin.So, your part is to always
  • 00:10:39.749 --> 00:10:41.917
  • to Jesus and punished that sin.So, your part is to alwaysgo back to the cross.
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  • So, your part is to alwaysgo back to the cross.Remind yourself
  • 00:10:42.918 --> 00:10:44.820
  • go back to the cross.Remind yourselfof what happened at the cross.
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  • Remind yourselfof what happened at the cross.Will this produce
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  • of what happened at the cross.Will this producea licentious lifestyle?
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  • Will this producea licentious lifestyle?No way.
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  • a licentious lifestyle?No way.Right believing will always
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  • No way.Right believing will alwaysproduce right living,
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  • Right believing will alwaysproduce right living,and all the people said?
  • 00:10:52.561 --> 00:10:53.529
  • produce right living,and all the people said?Amen.
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  • and all the people said?Amen.You see, the thing is this,
  • 00:10:55.064 --> 00:10:56.699
  • Amen.You see, the thing is this,if we don't understand this,
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  • You see, the thing is this,if we don't understand this,we cannot live
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  • if we don't understand this,we cannot livethe Christian life.
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  • we cannot livethe Christian life.The Christian life
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  • the Christian life.The Christian lifeis the high life.
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  • The Christian lifeis the high life.It's the heavenly life.
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  • is the high life.It's the heavenly life.A lot of people,
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  • It's the heavenly life.A lot of people,they talk about imperatives,
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  • A lot of people,they talk about imperatives,exhortations, commands.
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  • they talk about imperatives,exhortations, commands."You know, Pastor Prince,
  • 00:11:10.279 --> 00:11:11.213
  • exhortations, commands."You know, Pastor Prince,you need to tell people
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  • "You know, Pastor Prince,you need to tell peopleabout the imperatives,
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  • you need to tell peopleabout the imperatives,the commands and all that."
  • 00:11:13.849 --> 00:11:14.984
  • about the imperatives,the commands and all that."But they don't understand
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  • the commands and all that."But they don't understandthat the positional truths,
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  • But they don't understandthat the positional truths,the indicatives, all right,
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  • that the positional truths,the indicatives, all right,who you are in Christ,
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  • the indicatives, all right,who you are in Christ,your wealth in Christ,
  • 00:11:21.557 --> 00:11:23.259
  • who you are in Christ,your wealth in Christ,all right, all that God has
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  • your wealth in Christ,all right, all that God hasgiven to you in Christ.
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  • all right, all that God hasgiven to you in Christ.That one must always come first.
  • 00:11:27.630 --> 00:11:28.564
  • given to you in Christ.That one must always come first.You find in all
  • 00:11:28.564 --> 00:11:29.465
  • That one must always come first.You find in allof Paul's letters,
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  • You find in allof Paul's letters,he always talks about
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  • of Paul's letters,he always talks aboutyour wealth in Christ
  • 00:11:31.634 --> 00:11:33.469
  • he always talks aboutyour wealth in Christfor the first few chapters,
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  • your wealth in Christfor the first few chapters,and then he talks about
  • 00:11:34.570 --> 00:11:36.138
  • for the first few chapters,and then he talks aboutyour walk in Christ.
  • 00:11:36.138 --> 00:11:36.939
  • and then he talks aboutyour walk in Christ.And then he talks
  • 00:11:36.939 --> 00:11:39.308
  • your walk in Christ.And then he talksabout your warfare last,
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  • And then he talksabout your warfare last,but we have put warfare first,
  • 00:11:42.044 --> 00:11:43.379
  • about your warfare last,but we have put warfare first,walk second,
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  • but we have put warfare first,walk second,and our wealth last, okay?
  • 00:11:45.881 --> 00:11:47.116
  • walk second,and our wealth last, okay?You must know who you are
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  • and our wealth last, okay?You must know who you arebefore you can do what you are,
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  • You must know who you arebefore you can do what you are,all right?
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  • before you can do what you are,all right?You need to know who you are.
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  • all right?You need to know who you are.You are righteous, holy,
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  • You need to know who you are.You are righteous, holy,and blameless in Christ.
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  • You are righteous, holy,and blameless in Christ.Your performance does not change
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  • and blameless in Christ.Your performance does not changewho you are in Christ.
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  • Your performance does not changewho you are in Christ.One of the biggest dangers,
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  • who you are in Christ.One of the biggest dangers,one of the biggest errors,
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  • One of the biggest dangers,one of the biggest errors,I should say,
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  • one of the biggest errors,I should say,in Christianity today is
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  • I should say,in Christianity today isto measure our practice, listen,
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  • in Christianity today isto measure our practice, listen,all right, I should say it
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  • to measure our practice, listen,all right, I should say itlike this, measure our standing.
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  • all right, I should say itlike this, measure our standing.Now, our standing
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  • like this, measure our standing.Now, our standingis who we are in Christ.
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  • Now, our standingis who we are in Christ.Once the standing is settled
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  • is who we are in Christ.Once the standing is settledin our hearts, we are righteous,
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  • Once the standing is settledin our hearts, we are righteous,we are holy, we are blameless.
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  • in our hearts, we are righteous,we are holy, we are blameless.That must be absolutely settled.
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  • we are holy, we are blameless.That must be absolutely settled.Do you know why?
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  • That must be absolutely settled.Do you know why?Because in God's heart,
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  • Do you know why?Because in God's heart,it's absolutely settled.
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  • Because in God's heart,it's absolutely settled.If that is not settled
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  • it's absolutely settled.If that is not settledin your heart, you will
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  • If that is not settledin your heart, you willalways measure your standing
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  • in your heart, you willalways measure your standingby your performance.
  • 00:12:41.537 --> 00:12:43.472
  • always measure your standingby your performance.That's a dangerous game.
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  • by your performance.That's a dangerous game.God wants you to measure your
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  • That's a dangerous game.God wants you to measure yourperformance by your standing.
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  • God wants you to measure yourperformance by your standing.Are you listening?
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  • performance by your standing.Are you listening?Your standing says you are
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  • Are you listening?Your standing says you arerighteous, holy, and blameless,
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  • Your standing says you arerighteous, holy, and blameless,amen?
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  • righteous, holy, and blameless,amen?Now, if I am wealthy,
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  • amen?Now, if I am wealthy,if I know I'm wealthy, okay,
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  • Now, if I am wealthy,if I know I'm wealthy, okay,when I write checks,
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  • if I know I'm wealthy, okay,when I write checks,I can write freely.
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  • when I write checks,I can write freely.I can write with a spirit
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  • I can write freely.I can write with a spiritof generosity, amen?
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  • I can write with a spiritof generosity, amen?But if I do not know how wealthy
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  • of generosity, amen?But if I do not know how wealthyI am, I'll be impeded.
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  • But if I do not know how wealthyI am, I'll be impeded.I'll be restrained in the way
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  • I am, I'll be impeded.I'll be restrained in the wayI write my checks.
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  • I'll be restrained in the wayI write my checks.In fact, I'm not too sure
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  • I write my checks.In fact, I'm not too surewhether my savings, all right,
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  • In fact, I'm not too surewhether my savings, all right,has this available balance.
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  • whether my savings, all right,has this available balance.I always have that hesitation
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  • has this available balance.I always have that hesitationbefore I write something.
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  • I always have that hesitationbefore I write something.But if you know you are wealthy,
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  • before I write something.But if you know you are wealthy,all right, how many understand
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  • But if you know you are wealthy,all right, how many understandin Christ, we are all wealthy?
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  • all right, how many understandin Christ, we are all wealthy?And I'm not referring
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  • in Christ, we are all wealthy?And I'm not referringto money now,
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  • And I'm not referringto money now,I'm talking about in Christ,
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  • to money now,I'm talking about in Christ,all of us are wealthy
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  • I'm talking about in Christ,all of us are wealthywith all the blessings
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  • all of us are wealthywith all the blessingsand the inheritance of God.
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  • with all the blessingsand the inheritance of God.Unless you know
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  • and the inheritance of God.Unless you knowwho you are in Christ,
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  • Unless you knowwho you are in Christ,you cannot walk out
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  • who you are in Christ,you cannot walk outwhat you are.
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  • you cannot walk outwhat you are.You must know who you are,
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  • what you are.You must know who you are,your wealth,
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  • You must know who you are,your wealth,before you can walk it out.
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  • your wealth,before you can walk it out.And that's why you have phrases
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  • before you can walk it out.And that's why you have phraseslike this in the Bible,
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  • And that's why you have phraseslike this in the Bible,"If you then be risen
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  • like this in the Bible,"If you then be risenwith Christ--"
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  • "If you then be risenwith Christ--"notice, your position--
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  • with Christ--"notice, your position--"then you can mortify
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  • Are you with me?
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  • Are you with me?Watch Jesus.
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  • Watch Jesus.The Bible says Jesus knowing
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  • The Bible says Jesus knowinghe came from the father,
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  • he came from the father,knowing he's going to the Father
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  • knowing he's going to the FatherJohn 13 tells us,
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  • John 13 tells us,Jesus knowing.
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  • Jesus knowing.Say knowing.
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  • Say knowing.The Father had given what?
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  • The Father had given what?How many things?
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  • How many things?And that he had come from God.
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  • And that he had come from God.He was going to God.
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  • He was going to God.He knew where he came.
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  • He knew where he came.He knew where he was going.
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  • He knew where he was going.He knew what he had.
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  • He knew what he had.He rose from supper,
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  • He rose from supper,laid aside his garments,
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  • laid aside his garments,and served and washed
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  • and served and washedthe disciples' feet.
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  • the disciples' feet.The key to service,
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  • The key to service,the key to being a servant
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  • the key to being a servantis to know how rich you are.
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  • is to know how rich you are.Only those who know
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  • Only those who knowhow wealthy they are in Christ
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  • how wealthy they are in Christcan afford to stoop.
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  • can afford to stoop.Are you listening?
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  • Are you listening?Insecure people are proud.
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  • Insecure people are proud.Secure people who know
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  • Secure people who knowwho they are, what they have
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  • who they are, what they havein Christ can serve.
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  • in Christ can serve.And they won't serve their ego.
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  • And they won't serve their ego.They won't serve money.
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  • They won't serve money.They will serve the Lord.
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  • They will serve the Lord.Amen, church?
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  • Amen, church?The Bible tells us there was
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  • The Bible tells us there wasa man called Balak, okay?
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  • a man called Balak, okay?Balak was the king of Moab,
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  • Balak was the king of Moab,present day in the area
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  • present day in the areaof Jordan,
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  • of Jordan,the land of Jordan.
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  • the land of Jordan.And Balak was afraid
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  • And Balak was afraidof the children of Israel
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  • of the children of Israelwhen he need not be, actually.
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  • when he need not be, actually.What happened is
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  • What happened isthat the children of Israel
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  • that the children of Israelcame out of Egypt, all right,
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  • came out of Egypt, all right,and God brought them out
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  • and God brought them outby the long way, okay,
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  • by the long way, okay,because God didn't want them
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  • because God didn't want themto be discouraged
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  • to be discouragedby the short way,
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  • by the short way,a lot of enemies.
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  • a lot of enemies.So, God brought them out
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  • So, God brought them outby the longer way, via Jordan.
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  • by the longer way, via Jordan.All right, many of you have gone
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  • All right, many of you have goneto visit Israel via Jordan.
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  • to visit Israel via Jordan.And now Israel is in
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  • And now Israel is inthe land of Moab
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  • the land of Moabjust before they crossed by.
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  • just before they crossed by.And the king of Moab is so dumb,
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  • And the king of Moab is so dumb,the best thing is just
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  • the best thing is justlet them cross.
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  • let them cross.They're not crossing
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  • They're not crossinginto your land.
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  • into your land.They're crossing
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  • They're crossinginto the Promised Land.
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  • into the Promised Land.In a matter of days,
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  • In a matter of days,they'll be in the land.
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  • they'll be in the land.But see what he said.
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  • But see what he said.Numbers 22, "Then the children
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  • Numbers 22, "Then the childrenof Israel moved, and camped
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  • of Israel moved, and campedin the plains of Moab
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  • in the plains of Moabon the side of the Jordan
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  • on the side of the Jordanacross from Jericho."
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  • across from Jericho."Now, I want to show you
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  • Now, I want to show youwhere they were camped
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  • where they were campedbecause later on,
  • 00:15:58.367 --> 00:15:59.368
  • because later on,you'll see why.
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  • you'll see why.We'll come back do this verse
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  • We'll come back do this verseagain, plains of Moab.
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  • again, plains of Moab.Where were they?
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  • Where were they?Plains of Moab on the side
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  • Plains of Moab on the sideof the Jordan
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  • of the Jordanacross from Jericho,
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  • across from Jericho,just before they crossed
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  • just before they crossedthe river Jordan, all right?
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  • the river Jordan, all right?Later on we'll see why
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  • Later on we'll see whythis phrase, this location
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  • this phrase, this locationis important.
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  • is important."Now Balak the son of Zippor,"
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  • "Now Balak the son of Zippor,"The king of Moab,
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  • The king of Moab,"saw all that Israel had done
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  • "saw all that Israel had doneto the Amorites."
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  • to the Amorites."When I was reading this,
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  • When I was reading this,the Lord says,
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  • the Lord says,"That's the problem
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  • "That's the problemwith this king, he saw all
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  • with this king, he saw allthat Israel had done.
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  • that Israel had done.He never saw what God
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  • He never saw what Godhad done for Israel," amen?
  • 00:16:30.199 --> 00:16:31.834
  • had done for Israel," amen?So, the problem with this Balak
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  • So, the problem with this Balakwas that he saw
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  • was that he sawall that Israel had done,
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  • all that Israel had done,instead of what the Lord
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  • instead of what the Lordhad done in Israel, okay?
  • 00:16:36.405 --> 00:16:37.873
  • had done in Israel, okay?"And Moab was exceedingly afraid
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  • "And Moab was exceedingly afraidof the people
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  • of the peoplebecause they were many,
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  • because they were many,and Moab was sick with dread
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  • and Moab was sick with dreadbecause of the children
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  • because of the childrenof Israel."
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  • of Israel."So, you know what he did?
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  • his name was Balaam.
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  • his name was Balaam.Balak the king says,
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  • his name was Balaam.Balak the king says,"Let me hire you.
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  • Balak the king says,"Let me hire you.I'll give you gold and silver,
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  • "Let me hire you.I'll give you gold and silver,all right, to come
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  • I'll give you gold and silver,all right, to comeand curse these people
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  • all right, to comeand curse these peoplebecause I know those
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  • and curse these peoplebecause I know thosethat you curse is cursed."
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  • because I know thosethat you curse is cursed."But don't forget these people
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  • that you curse is cursed."But don't forget these peopleare God's people,
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  • But don't forget these peopleare God's people,and they are people
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  • are God's people,and they are peoplewhom God has blessed.
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  • and they are peoplewhom God has blessed.Obviously, he didn't love God.
  • 00:17:05.734 --> 00:17:07.236
  • whom God has blessed.Obviously, he didn't love God.He loved the gold and silver
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  • Obviously, he didn't love God.He loved the gold and silverthat the king was offering him.
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  • He loved the gold and silverthat the king was offering him.So, he was on his way
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  • that the king was offering him.So, he was on his wayto curse God's people.
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  • So, he was on his wayto curse God's people.Anyway, God finally allowed him
  • 00:17:12.741 --> 00:17:13.742
  • to curse God's people.Anyway, God finally allowed himto go, but God says,
  • 00:17:13.742 --> 00:17:14.476
  • Anyway, God finally allowed himto go, but God says,"I'll put my words
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  • to go, but God says,"I'll put my wordsin your mouth.
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  • "I'll put my wordsin your mouth.You can't curse them."
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  • in your mouth.You can't curse them."And then he stood up
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  • You can't curse them."And then he stood upon the mountain,
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  • And then he stood upon the mountain,and he's about to curse
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  • on the mountain,and he's about to curseIsrael below.
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  • and he's about to curseIsrael below.I love this part.
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  • Israel below.I love this part.He used the phrase,
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  • I love this part.He used the phrase,"From the top of the rocks
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  • He used the phrase,"From the top of the rocksI see him,"
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  • "From the top of the rocksI see him,"collective whole, him, Israel.
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  • I see him,"collective whole, him, Israel.And then he says
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  • collective whole, him, Israel.And then he sayshe was about to curse,
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  • And then he sayshe was about to curse,and God turned his curse
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  • he was about to curse,and God turned his curseinto a blessing.
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  • and God turned his curseinto a blessing.And God says, out of his mouth
  • 00:17:32.261 --> 00:17:33.095
  • into a blessing.And God says, out of his mouthcame these words
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  • And God says, out of his mouthcame these wordsfrom Balaam's mouth,
  • 00:17:34.029 --> 00:17:36.365
  • came these wordsfrom Balaam's mouth,"How can I curse those
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  • from Balaam's mouth,"How can I curse thosethat God has not cursed?"
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  • "How can I curse thosethat God has not cursed?"Because you're a blessed people,
  • 00:17:41.236 --> 00:17:42.104
  • that God has not cursed?"Because you're a blessed people,amen.
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  • Because you're a blessed people,amen.And then he looked down,
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  • amen.And then he looked down,he says that Israel
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  • And then he looked down,he says that Israelshall dwell alone
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  • he says that Israelshall dwell aloneand not reckon with the nations.
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  • shall dwell aloneand not reckon with the nations.You know until now it's so true?
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  • and not reckon with the nations.You know until now it's so true?Israel, as a nation,
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  • You know until now it's so true?Israel, as a nation,is a nation that is
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  • Israel, as a nation,is a nation that isso misunderstood.
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  • is a nation that isso misunderstood.This coming Thursday,
  • 00:17:56.485 --> 00:17:57.719
  • so misunderstood.This coming Thursday,9 September,
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  • This coming Thursday,9 September,is the new year Rosh Hashanah.
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  • 9 September,is the new year Rosh Hashanah.As a nation, no matter even they
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  • is the new year Rosh Hashanah.As a nation, no matter even theytry to go away from their land,
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  • As a nation, no matter even theytry to go away from their land,try to, you know,
  • 00:18:08.230 --> 00:18:09.932
  • try to go away from their land,try to, you know,get themselves assimilated
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  • try to, you know,get themselves assimilatedin the nations,
  • 00:18:10.933 --> 00:18:13.368
  • get themselves assimilatedin the nations,yet something will happen,
  • 00:18:13.368 --> 00:18:14.603
  • in the nations,yet something will happen,persecution or whatever,
  • 00:18:14.603 --> 00:18:15.571
  • yet something will happen,persecution or whatever,they cannot be reckoned
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  • persecution or whatever,they cannot be reckonedamong the nations.
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  • they cannot be reckonedamong the nations.Yet I'm here to tell you
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  • among the nations.Yet I'm here to tell youthese people,
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  • Yet I'm here to tell youthese people,these Jewish people,
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  • these people,these Jewish people,they are a minority race.
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  • these Jewish people,they are a minority race.Yet, many people inventions,
  • 00:18:25.013 --> 00:18:27.015
  • they are a minority race.Yet, many people inventions,many breakthroughs in science,
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  • Yet, many people inventions,many breakthroughs in science,many beautiful music,
  • 00:18:29.184 --> 00:18:31.687
  • many breakthroughs in science,many beautiful music,many beautiful creative ideas
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  • many beautiful music,many beautiful creative ideashave sprung up
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  • many beautiful creative ideashave sprung upfrom this minority nation
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  • have sprung upfrom this minority nationbecause God has blessed them.
  • 00:18:36.558 --> 00:18:37.726
  • from this minority nationbecause God has blessed them.Yes, their eyes are blinded
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  • because God has blessed them.Yes, their eyes are blindedto Jesus Christ momentary.
  • 00:18:40.362 --> 00:18:41.997
  • Yes, their eyes are blindedto Jesus Christ momentary.One day their heavenly Joseph
  • 00:18:41.997 --> 00:18:42.931
  • to Jesus Christ momentary.One day their heavenly Josephwill return to the brothers
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  • One day their heavenly Josephwill return to the brothersand says, "I am he
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  • will return to the brothersand says, "I am hewhom you sold,"
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  • and says, "I am hewhom you sold,"and their eyes will open.
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  • whom you sold,"and their eyes will open.The only difference
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  • and their eyes will open.The only differenceis that Joseph went to look out
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  • The only differenceis that Joseph went to look outfor the welfare of the brothers,
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  • is that Joseph went to look outfor the welfare of the brothers,not knowing they would sell him.
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  • for the welfare of the brothers,not knowing they would sell him."Come to me, we'll sell you."
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  • not knowing they would sell him."Come to me, we'll sell you."Their threat was really true,
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  • "Come to me, we'll sell you."Their threat was really true,all right?
  • 00:18:58.347 --> 00:18:59.448
  • Their threat was really true,all right?Whereas Jesus came
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  • all right?Whereas Jesus cameto earth knowing.
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  • Whereas Jesus cameto earth knowing.Joseph went not knowing.
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  • to earth knowing.Joseph went not knowing.Jesus came knowing
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  • Joseph went not knowing.Jesus came knowinghe'll be spat upon,
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  • Jesus came knowinghe'll be spat upon,he'll be scourged,
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  • he'll be spat upon,he'll be scourged,his beard will be plucked,
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  • he'll be scourged,his beard will be plucked,he'll be beaten,
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  • his beard will be plucked,he'll be beaten,he'll be crucified,
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  • he'll be beaten,he'll be crucified,yet he came because
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  • he'll be crucified,yet he came becausehe loves you.
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  • yet he came becausehe loves you.He loved me, amen?
  • 00:19:18.300 --> 00:19:20.002
  • he loves you.He loved me, amen?And one day the love affair
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  • He loved me, amen?And one day the love affairthat God has with Israel,
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  • And one day the love affairthat God has with Israel,we'll see the fullness of it
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  • that God has with Israel,we'll see the fullness of itbecause God promised two seed
  • 00:19:25.874 --> 00:19:29.378
  • we'll see the fullness of itbecause God promised two seedin the--capital seed, all right?
  • 00:19:29.378 --> 00:19:30.545
  • because God promised two seedin the--capital seed, all right?God promised Abraham,
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  • in the--capital seed, all right?God promised Abraham,"I'll multiply your seed like
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  • God promised Abraham,"I'll multiply your seed likethe stars of the heaven."
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  • "I'll multiply your seed likethe stars of the heaven."Those are all of us,
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  • the stars of the heaven."Those are all of us,spiritual Israel.
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  • Those are all of us,spiritual Israel.We are like the stars
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  • spiritual Israel.We are like the starsof the heavens, heavenly.
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  • We are like the starsof the heavens, heavenly."And I'll multiply your seed
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  • of the heavens, heavenly."And I'll multiply your seedlike the sand," natural.
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  • "And I'll multiply your seedlike the sand," natural.That's natural Israel.
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  • like the sand," natural.That's natural Israel.And from these two seed
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  • That's natural Israel.And from these two seedof Abraham in the one seed,
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  • And from these two seedof Abraham in the one seed,Christ, has come all kinds
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  • of Abraham in the one seed,Christ, has come all kindsof blessings in this world,
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  • Christ, has come all kindsof blessings in this world,amen.
  • 00:19:53.135 --> 00:19:56.438
  • of blessings in this world,amen.Wherever God's people have gone,
  • 00:19:56.438 --> 00:19:58.307
  • amen.Wherever God's people have gone,women are respected,
  • 00:19:58.307 --> 00:19:59.975
  • Wherever God's people have gone,women are respected,chivalry is birthed,
  • 00:19:59.975 --> 00:20:02.778
  • women are respected,chivalry is birthed,educational schools are built.
  • 00:20:02.778 --> 00:20:06.648
  • chivalry is birthed,educational schools are built.It's always for the betterment
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  • educational schools are built.It's always for the bettermentand upgrading of mankind,
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  • It's always for the bettermentand upgrading of mankind,wherever God's people have gone.
  • 00:20:11.353 --> 00:20:12.321
  • and upgrading of mankind,wherever God's people have gone.Yet we have people
  • 00:20:12.321 --> 00:20:13.588
  • wherever God's people have gone.Yet we have peoplespeaking against us.
  • 00:20:13.588 --> 00:20:14.756
  • Yet we have peoplespeaking against us.We got people,
  • 00:20:14.756 --> 00:20:15.691
  • speaking against us.We got people,we don't see them.
  • 00:20:15.691 --> 00:20:16.925
  • We got people,we don't see them.they're hiding among the rocks,
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  • we don't see them.they're hiding among the rocks,all right,
  • 00:20:18.093 --> 00:20:19.361
  • they're hiding among the rocks,all right,saying things about you.
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  • all right,saying things about you.They might be your colleagues,
  • 00:20:20.395 --> 00:20:21.563
  • saying things about you.They might be your colleagues,all right,
  • 00:20:21.563 --> 00:20:22.864
  • They might be your colleagues,all right,and they are jealous of you
  • 00:20:22.864 --> 00:20:24.199
  • all right,and they are jealous of youor they just don't like you
  • 00:20:24.199 --> 00:20:25.534
  • and they are jealous of youor they just don't like youbecause you're a believer.
  • 00:20:25.534 --> 00:20:26.868
  • or they just don't like youbecause you're a believer.What happens then?
  • 00:20:26.868 --> 00:20:28.737
  • because you're a believer.What happens then?Can they hire professional
  • 00:20:28.737 --> 00:20:30.138
  • What happens then?Can they hire professionalwizards to curse you,
  • 00:20:30.138 --> 00:20:31.940
  • Can they hire professionalwizards to curse you,witches to hold the stick
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  • wizards to curse you,witches to hold the stickand hit on the ground
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  • witches to hold the stickand hit on the groundand the Nanny McPhee
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  • and hit on the groundand the Nanny McPheewill scatter all the, you know?
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  • and the Nanny McPheewill scatter all the, you know?Okay, nothing wrong
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  • will scatter all the, you know?Okay, nothing wrongwith Nanny McPhee, okay?
  • 00:20:41.016 --> 00:20:41.917
  • Okay, nothing wrongwith Nanny McPhee, okay?Sorry, sorry, I touched
  • 00:20:41.917 --> 00:20:42.818
  • with Nanny McPhee, okay?Sorry, sorry, I touchedyour precious Nanny McPhee,
  • 00:20:42.818 --> 00:20:44.619
  • Sorry, sorry, I touchedyour precious Nanny McPhee,sorry.
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  • your precious Nanny McPhee,sorry.Jessica loved that story,
  • 00:20:45.654 --> 00:20:46.722
  • sorry.Jessica loved that story,Nanny McPhee.
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  • Jessica loved that story,Nanny McPhee.But you know by
  • 00:20:48.056 --> 00:20:49.324
  • Nanny McPhee.But you know bysome magical thing,
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  • But you know bysome magical thing,can all these so-called witches
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  • some magical thing,can all these so-called witchesand their sorcery prevail
  • 00:20:53.995 --> 00:20:55.063
  • can all these so-called witchesand their sorcery prevailagainst God's people?
  • 00:20:55.063 --> 00:20:56.131
  • and their sorcery prevailagainst God's people?Let's see what happened.
  • 00:20:56.131 --> 00:20:59.901
  • against God's people?Let's see what happened.When Balak saw--
  • 00:20:59.901 --> 00:21:02.104
  • Let's see what happened.When Balak saw--instead of cursing God's people,
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  • When Balak saw--instead of cursing God's people,all right, he ended up
  • 00:21:03.238 --> 00:21:04.373
  • instead of cursing God's people,all right, he ended upblessing God's people by saying,
  • 00:21:04.373 --> 00:21:05.440
  • all right, he ended upblessing God's people by saying,"How can I curse those
  • 00:21:05.440 --> 00:21:06.508
  • blessing God's people by saying,"How can I curse thosethat God has not cursed?"
  • 00:21:06.508 --> 00:21:08.443
  • "How can I curse thosethat God has not cursed?"So, he brought, you know,
  • 00:21:08.443 --> 00:21:10.879
  • that God has not cursed?"So, he brought, you know,Balak brought prophet,
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  • So, he brought, you know,Balak brought prophet,so-called prophet, Balaam,
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  • Balak brought prophet,so-called prophet, Balaam,to another place.
  • 00:21:13.882 --> 00:21:14.816
  • so-called prophet, Balaam,to another place.Now, this place many of you
  • 00:21:14.816 --> 00:21:16.485
  • to another place.Now, this place many of youhave been in Jordan.
  • 00:21:16.485 --> 00:21:19.354
  • Now, this place many of youhave been in Jordan.It is the last stand of Moses
  • 00:21:19.354 --> 00:21:21.623
  • have been in Jordan.It is the last stand of Mosesat Mount Nebo, all right?
  • 00:21:21.623 --> 00:21:22.657
  • It is the last stand of Mosesat Mount Nebo, all right?And the top of it is
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  • And the Bible says this
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  • And the Bible says thisis where they went.
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  • is where they went."He brought him to the field
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  • "He brought him to the fieldof Zophim," which means watches.
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  • of Zophim," which means watches.All right, very interesting
  • 00:21:30.665 --> 00:21:32.000
  • All right, very interesting'cause from there you can watch
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  • 'cause from there you can watchthe entire land of Israel,
  • 00:21:33.635 --> 00:21:35.036
  • the entire land of Israel,plus Jordan as well.
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  • plus Jordan as well.And to the top of Pisgah,
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  • And to the top of Pisgah,which means survey in Hebrew,
  • 00:21:38.540 --> 00:21:39.674
  • which means survey in Hebrew,and built seven altars.
  • 00:21:39.674 --> 00:21:40.642
  • and built seven altars.So, he said, "Maybe
  • 00:21:40.642 --> 00:21:41.710
  • So, he said, "Maybefrom this angle, you can
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  • You can't curse them from here,
  • 00:21:47.516 --> 00:21:48.517
  • You can't curse them from here,maybe you can curse them
  • 00:21:48.517 --> 00:21:49.618
  • You can't curse them from here,maybe you can curse themfrom here.
  • 00:21:49.618 --> 00:21:50.619
  • maybe you can curse themfrom here.You see, the world is full
  • 00:21:50.619 --> 00:21:53.989
  • from here.You see, the world is fullof ideas that location plays
  • 00:21:53.989 --> 00:21:56.625
  • You see, the world is fullof ideas that location playsa part.
  • 00:21:56.625 --> 00:21:57.659
  • of ideas that location playsa part.But my Bible says
  • 00:21:57.659 --> 00:21:58.994
  • a part.But my Bible sayswhen God blesses you,
  • 00:21:58.994 --> 00:22:00.061
  • But my Bible sayswhen God blesses you,you are blessed whether
  • 00:22:00.061 --> 00:22:02.264
  • when God blesses you,you are blessed whetheryou are in the country
  • 00:22:02.264 --> 00:22:04.533
  • you are blessed whetheryou are in the countryor in the city.
  • 00:22:04.533 --> 00:22:05.567
  • you are in the countryor in the city.Some people think, "Well,
  • 00:22:05.567 --> 00:22:06.701
  • or in the city.Some people think, "Well,I hear this testimony.
  • 00:22:06.701 --> 00:22:08.203
  • Some people think, "Well,I hear this testimony.This guy was in this profession
  • 00:22:08.203 --> 00:22:09.738
  • I hear this testimony.This guy was in this professionand he got blessed by God.
  • 00:22:09.738 --> 00:22:10.772
  • This guy was in this professionand he got blessed by God.I want to change profession
  • 00:22:10.772 --> 00:22:11.673
  • and he got blessed by God.I want to change professionas well."
  • 00:22:11.673 --> 00:22:12.674
  • I want to change professionas well."It's not the profession.
  • 00:22:12.674 --> 00:22:14.543
  • as well."It's not the profession.It is the blessing.
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  • It's not the profession.It is the blessing.Are you with me?
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  • It is the blessing.Are you with me?So, he went up,
  • 00:22:16.578 --> 00:22:18.847
  • Are you with me?So, he went up,he brought Balaam to this place,
  • 00:22:18.847 --> 00:22:19.948
  • So, he went up,he brought Balaam to this place,top of Pisgah.
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  • he brought Balaam to this place,top of Pisgah.I want to show you Pisgah right
  • 00:22:21.116 --> 00:22:22.484
  • top of Pisgah.I want to show you Pisgah rightnow, the picture of Pisgah.
  • 00:22:22.484 --> 00:22:24.486
  • I want to show you Pisgah rightnow, the picture of Pisgah.All right, this is Pisgah.
  • 00:22:24.486 --> 00:22:25.287
  • now, the picture of Pisgah.All right, this is Pisgah.We're actually standing
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  • All right, this is Pisgah.We're actually standingon Pisgah, Mount Nebo,
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  • We're actually standingon Pisgah, Mount Nebo,and this is the last stop
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  • on Pisgah, Mount Nebo,and this is the last stopof Moses, by the way.
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  • and this is the last stopof Moses, by the way.Moses saw this and then there
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  • of Moses, by the way.Moses saw this and then thereon this mountain, Moses died.
  • 00:22:32.594 --> 00:22:33.762
  • Moses saw this and then thereon this mountain, Moses died.If you look far away,
  • 00:22:33.762 --> 00:22:34.863
  • on this mountain, Moses died.If you look far away,you will see Israel,
  • 00:22:34.863 --> 00:22:36.531
  • If you look far away,you will see Israel,the land of Israel, all right?
  • 00:22:36.531 --> 00:22:37.732
  • you will see Israel,the land of Israel, all right?So, this is where Balaam
  • 00:22:37.732 --> 00:22:39.167
  • the land of Israel, all right?So, this is where Balaamwas brought by Balak.
  • 00:22:39.167 --> 00:22:41.970
  • So, this is where Balaamwas brought by Balak.And one of our video girls
  • 00:22:41.970 --> 00:22:43.205
  • was brought by Balak.And one of our video girlstook this.
  • 00:22:43.205 --> 00:22:44.139
  • And one of our video girlstook this.All right, watch this.
  • 00:22:44.139 --> 00:22:45.073
  • took this.All right, watch this.We are looking,
  • 00:22:45.073 --> 00:22:46.074
  • All right, watch this.We are looking,panning from the north.
  • 00:22:46.074 --> 00:22:49.177
  • We are looking,panning from the north.We are going towards the center
  • 00:22:49.177 --> 00:22:50.378
  • panning from the north.We are going towards the centerwhere you face Israel
  • 00:22:50.378 --> 00:22:51.913
  • We are going towards the centerwhere you face Israelon the west.
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  • where you face Israelon the west.All right, you're looking down
  • 00:22:52.914 --> 00:22:55.851
  • on the west.All right, you're looking downfrom Pisgah and somewhere
  • 00:22:55.851 --> 00:22:58.487
  • All right, you're looking downfrom Pisgah and somewheredown here, at that time,
  • 00:22:58.487 --> 00:22:59.421
  • from Pisgah and somewheredown here, at that time,the children of Israel
  • 00:22:59.421 --> 00:23:01.523
  • down here, at that time,the children of Israelwere camping somewhere here,
  • 00:23:01.523 --> 00:23:02.657
  • the children of Israelwere camping somewhere here,all right, down there they
  • 00:23:02.657 --> 00:23:04.226
  • were camping somewhere here,all right, down there theycan see the dead sea coming up.
  • 00:23:04.226 --> 00:23:05.126
  • all right, down there theycan see the dead sea coming up.And then you pan towards
  • 00:23:05.126 --> 00:23:06.127
  • can see the dead sea coming up.And then you pan towardsthe south.
  • 00:23:06.127 --> 00:23:06.995
  • And then you pan towardsthe south.Now, look up here,
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  • and this is what he said.
  • 00:23:10.365 --> 00:23:11.199
  • and this is what he said.Would you like to see
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  • Would you like to seewhat he said?
  • 00:23:12.133 --> 00:23:13.535
  • what he said?All right, he says this,
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  • All right, he says this,"He took up his oracle
  • 00:23:14.402 --> 00:23:15.370
  • "He took up his oracleand said--"
  • 00:23:15.370 --> 00:23:16.805
  • and said--"God, again, put his words
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  • God, again, put his wordsin Balaam's mouth.
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  • in Balaam's mouth.And he said this,
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  • And he said this,"Rise up, Balak."
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  • "Rise up, Balak."He told the king.
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  • He told the king.And hear, "Listen to me,
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  • And hear, "Listen to me,son of Zippor!
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  • son of Zippor!'God is not a man
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  • 'God is not a manthat He should lie
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  • that He should lieNor a son of man
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  • Nor a son of manthat He should repent,"
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  • that He should repent,"or change his mind.
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  • or change his mind.Has God said,
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  • Has God said,and will He not do?
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  • and will He not do?Or has He spoken,
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  • Or has He spoken,and will He not make it good?"
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  • and will He not make it good?"You know so many times
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  • You know so many timespeople quote this verse
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  • people quote this versein a negative way.
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  • in a negative way.For example, when you
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  • For example, when yousin, they will say, "Well,
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  • sin, they will say, "Well,if God doesn't judge that sin,
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  • if God doesn't judge that sin,all right, God is not a man
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  • all right, God is not a manthat he should repent."
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  • that he should repent."God says the soul that sins,
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  • God says the soul that sins,it shall die.
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  • it shall die.Instead of reminding you
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  • Instead of reminding youthat Jesus died that death,
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  • that Jesus died that death,they use this verse always
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  • they use this verse alwaysfor judgment.
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  • for judgment."If God doesn't judge America,
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  • "If God doesn't judge America,God will have to apologize
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  • God will have to apologizeto Sodom and Gomorrah."
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  • to Sodom and Gomorrah."You heard that before?
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  • You heard that before?All right, "Because God
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  • All right, "Because Godis not a man that he should lie,
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  • is not a man that he should lie,nor the son of man
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  • nor the son of manthat he should repent," amen?
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  • that he should repent," amen?That's called the preaching
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  • That's called the preachinganointing, all right?
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  • anointing, all right?But the thing is that
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  • But the thing is thatthe context of this verse
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  • the context of this versecomes next, verse 20,
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  • comes next, verse 20,"Behold," Balaam says,
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  • "Behold," Balaam says,"I have received a command
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  • "I have received a commandto bless.
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