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Pillars for Life

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January 30, 2017
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Matt & Laurie Crouch host Joseph Prince from Los Angeles, CA

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Pillars for Life

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  • - WHAT A WONDERFUL GOD WE SERVE.
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  • HE OFFERS MERCY AND GRACE IN YOUR TIME OF NEED.
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  • HIS LOVE FOR YOU NEVER ENDS.
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  • DISCOVER THE RICHES OF HIS GRACE AS YOU DRAW
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  • NEAR TO HIM.
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  • RENEW YOUR HEART AND REFRESH THOSE AROUND YOU
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  • WITH THAT GIFT EVERY DAY.
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  • - MATT CROUCH: THE MESSAGE WE WANT TO GO TO
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  • THE GLOBAL NETWORKS OF TBN AND TO OUR AUDIENCE
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  • IS THAT THEY CAN LIVE A BLESSED LIFE, THAT THEY
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  • CAN DO THAT IN A SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY WAY, THAT
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  • ULTIMATELY THEY WOULD BE EMPOWERED BY THE GOSPEL
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  • OF GRACE SO THAT THEY CAN LIVE A HOPE FILLED LIFE.
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  • THAT IS WHAT WE WANT TO MESSAGE OUT TO THE
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  • NETWORKS OF TBN AND THOSE THAT ARE VIEWING.
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  • - MALE ANNOUNCER: IN THE EARLY DAYS OF THE CHURCH,
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  • SIMON PETER CONSIDERED A PILLAR AMONG THE LEADERS
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  • SPOKE CONFIDENTLY ON THE DAY OF PENTECOST
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  • EMPOWERED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT.
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  • IN OUR DAY, MEN OF GOD HAVE REASON TO SPEAK TO
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  • THIS GENERATION.
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  • - JOSEPH PRINCE: YOU HAVE NOT YOUR
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  • OWN RIGHTEOUSNESS.
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  • THE LORD IS YOUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
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  • BECAUSE GRACE IS ALL ABOUT JESUS.
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  • IT'S ALL ABOUT THE LORD JESUS.
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  • IS NOT ABOUT YOU AND I.
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  • IT'S NOT A GRACE TEACHING.
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  • IT IS THE GOSPEL.
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  • - WOW.
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  • - GRACE IS JUST A REDISCOVERY OF THE GOSPEL.
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  • ALL OVER THE WORLD THERE'S A GRACE
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  • REVOLUTION HAPPENING.
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  • IT IS LIKE A FLOOD TIDE.
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  • -MALE ANNOUNCER: INSPIRED BY THESE WORDS,
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  • YOU TOO CAN LIVE A LIFE EMPOWERED BY THE LIVING GOD.
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  • THESE PRINCIPLES CAN BECOME YOUR PILLARS FOR LIFE.
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  • - MATT CROUCH: WHERE DID GRACE COME FROM?
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  • WE'RE SITTING HERE WITH THE REPRESENTATION.
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  • WE'RE WAKING UP TO HOPE AND GRACE HERE ON TV.
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  • 7 A.M. EASTERN AND PACIFIC.
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  • JOSEPH, WHERE DID YOUR -- YOU COULD HAVE PREACHED
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  • COLOSSIANS AND YOU COULD HAVE WORKED YOUR
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  • WAY THROUGH. BUT YOU --
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  • - JOSEPH PRINCE: AND I DO.
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  • - BUT YOU CHOSE THOUGH TO ALWAYS FIND THE GOSPEL
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  • OF GRACE INSIDE OF THE SCRIPTURE.
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  • SO WHERE DID THAT COME FROM?
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  • - I THINK PART OF IT'S -- I WAS RELEASED THIS YEAR.
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  • YOU'RE LOOKING AT A MAN WHO REALLY BELIEVES LIKE
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  • TO GET RIGHT WITH GOD YOU NEED TO CONFESS EVERY SIN.
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  • SOMEHOW IT DIDN'T BOTHER MOST PEOPLE BUT IT
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  • BOTHERED ME AS A 17 YEAR OLD.
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHY, BUT WHEN I HEARD THE TEACHING
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  • FOR THE FIRST TIME, UNLESS YOU CONFESS EVERY
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  • SIN, YOU'RE OUT OF FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD.
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  • AND BACK IN SINGAPORE WE HAVE A NATIONAL SERVICE
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  • IN THE ARMY.
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  • EVERY 17 YEAR OLD HAS TO GO THERE.
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  • I NEEDED GOD'S INTERVENTION.
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  • I NEEDED HIS FAVOR.
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  • I NEEDED HIS HELP IN THE ARMY, SO I WOULD BE
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  • RUNNING AND THE INSTRUCTORS WOULD BE
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  • USING PROFANITY IS AND ALL THAT AND I'D GET
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  • ANGRY AND BETTER, AND I'D SAY OH NO, I'M OUT
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  • OF FELLOWSHIP.
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  • SO I STARTED CONFESSING WHILE I'M HOLDING MY
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  • M-16 RUNNING.
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  • IDENTIFYING SAYING LORD, FORGIVE ME FOR HAVING
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  • THAT RESENTMENT AGAINST THEM.
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  • I'M CONFESSING MY SINS ALL THE TIME.
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  • - ALL THE TIME.
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  • - IF I'M TALKING TO YOU AND I FELT LIKE I'M
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  • EXAGGERATING I NEED TO STOP IN FRONT OF YOU AND
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  • GO LIKE THIS, [ WHISPERING ] CONFESSING
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  • MY SINS.
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  • I DON'T KNOW WHY THIS DOESN'T BOTHER MOST
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  • PEOPLE, BUT IT SORT OF LIKE THIS NEED TO BE
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  • RIGHT WITH GOD.
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  • I WAS IN A NEVER ENDING CYCLE OF DEPRESSION AND,
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  • YOU KNOW, ALL WANTING TO BE RIGHT WITH GOD UNTIL
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  • ONE DAY, YOU KNOW, IT ALL CAME TO AN END.
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  • I THOUGHT I WAS LOSING MY MIND.
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  • I NEARLY DID, YOU KNOW.
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  • OF COURSE SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE THAT I'VE GONE TO
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  • THAT POINT ALREADY, YOU KNOW.
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  • WE'RE ALL IN THE SAME THING, BUT I REMEMBER
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  • WHEN GOD OPENED MY EYES TO THE FACT THAT
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS IS A GIFT THAT WAS PURCHASED BY THE
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  • BLOOD OF JESUS.
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS IS PERCEIVED MANY TIMES AS
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  • RIGHT DOING, RIGHT?
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  • BUT IN THE SCRIPTURES, IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS IS A GIFT, AND THE BIBLE SAYS IN
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  • ROMANS 5: 17 THAT IF MY ONE MAN'S OFFENSE DEATH
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  • REIGNED BY ONE, MUCH MORE THOSE WHO RECEIVE
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  • ABUNDANCE OF GRACE AND THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
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  • SHALL REIGN IN LIFE.
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  • SO THIS WERE THE TWO THINGS THAT GOD -- YOU KNOW.
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  • AND I LEARNED THAT FROM THE WORD OF FAITH ACTUALLY.
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  • THE FIRST TIME I GOT HOLD OF THAT VERSE, YOUR DAD
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  • WAS PART OF IT, YOUR DAD AND BROTHER HAGIN AND ALL
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  • THE REST.
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  • AND IT WAS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME ALWAYS, ROMANS 5: 17.
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  • THESE TWO GIFTS.
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  • IF YOU HAVE THESE TWO GIFTS, ABUNDANCE OF GRACE.
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  • AND SOMETIMES PEOPLE SAY YOU PREACH TOO MUCH ON GRACE.
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  • WELL, WE NEED AN ABUNDANCE OF GRACE TO
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  • REIGN IN LIFE.
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  • SO ABUNDANCE OF GRACE AND THE GIFT, NOT THE REWARD,
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  • THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.
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  • ALL RIGHT.
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  • IF YOU ACCEPT THIS, YOU WILL REIGN IN LIFE.
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  • SO I REALIZED THAT WAIT A MINUTE, YOU KNOW, WHAT IS
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  • THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS?
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  • I WAS SHARING WITH THE PASTORS THIS MORNING
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  • THAT, EVEN FOR AMERICA REGARDLESS OF WHO RUNS
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  • AMERICA, THE BIBLE SAYS IN PROVERBS 14,
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  • RIGHTEOUSNESS EXALTS A NATION.
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  • NOT THE ONES RUNNING IT, RIGHTEOUSNESS.
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  • AND RIGHTEOUSNESS THROUGH GOD IT'S A GIFT.
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  • SO IT'S THE BELIEVERS, ALL RIGHT.
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  • THE MORE WE PREACH THE GOSPEL LIKE TBN DOING,
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  • MORE PEOPLE ARE SAVED, RIGHTEOUSNESS WILL EXALT
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  • THIS NATION.
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  • IT'S FOR THE LACK OF PREACHING THE GOSPEL,
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  • YOU KNOW.
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  • WHOEVER WE PUT IN THE WHITE HOUSE OR WHATEVER,
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  • THAT'S SIGNIFICANT, BUT I BELIEVE THAT WE NEED TO
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  • GET BACK TO THE GOSPEL, AND THE GOSPEL IS A
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  • GOSPEL OF GRACE.
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  • PAUL CALLS IT THE GOSPEL OF GRACE, THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.
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  • THERE'S NO OTHER TERM FOR IT, SO WHEN I FIRST
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  • DISCOVERED THIS AS A TEENAGER, IT CHANGED MY LIFE.
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  • [ MUSIC ]
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  • JOSEPH PRINCE: WHEN WE WERE SINNERS, WE COULD
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  • NOT UNDO OUR SINNERSHIP BY DOING RIGHT.
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  • ISN'T THAT WHAT WE PREACHERS TELL PEOPLE?
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  • ISN'T IT THAT THE BIBLE SAYS THAT NO MATTER WHAT
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  • GOOD YOU DO, IF YOU'RE A SINNER YOU'RE STILL
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  • A SINNER.
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  • WHATEVER GOOD YOU DO CANNOT CHANGE THE FACT
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  • THAT YOU'RE A SINNER.
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  • YOU NEED TO BE BORN AGAIN.
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  • NOW, WHAT MAKES US THINK FOR ONE MOMENT THAT NOW
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  • THAT WE ARE SAVED BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE BY AN ACT
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  • OF SIN WE HAVE NOW BECOME UNRIGHTEOUSNESS AGAIN?
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  • I MEAN, SOMETHING IS WRONG WHEN WE CAN UNDO
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  • THE WORK OF JESUS, WHEN SINNERS CAN'T UNDO THE
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  • WORK OF ADAM.
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  • [ APPLAUSE ]
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  • WE HAVE A HIGHER REGARD FOR ADAM THAN THE
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  • LAST ADAM.
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  • COME ON, MY FRIEND.
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  • THE SON OF GOD, HIS WORK IS FOREVER!
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  • [ APPLAUSE ]
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  • BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE, WE ARE MADE RIGHTEOUS.
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  • - THE PILLARS OF LIFE INCLUDE MESSAGES
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  • PRESENTED BY PASTORS ROBERT MORRIS AND LEON
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  • FONTAINE, MATT AND LAURIE JOIN THEM FROM
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  • COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS.
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  • - WE BELIEVE THAT THE FOUR MINISTRIES THAT ARE
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  • REPRESENTED ON THESE BROADCASTS WITH HOPE,
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  • GRACE, BLESSED LIFE AND SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY LIFE,
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  • THEY ARE NOT GOING TO TEACH SOMETHING TO YOU.
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  • THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PREACH SOMETHING THAT
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  • YOU'RE GOING TO UNDERSTAND.
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  • THEY'RE GOING TO IMPART THIS TO YOU, THAT THERE'S
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  • AN IMPARTATION THAT CAN HAPPEN RIGHT HERE,
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  • RIGHT NOW.
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  • THIS IS SOMETHING THAT IF YOU WILL LET THE HOLY
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  • SPIRIT OPEN YOU TO THIS NEW, MAYBE IN SOME CASES
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  • NEW OR THIS TRUTH, I BELIEVE THERE CAN BE AN
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  • IMPARTATION TO YOU, BECAUSE IF YOU SQUEEZE
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  • THESE GUYS, THEY'RE MESSAGE COMES OUT, AND I
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  • THINK THAT THAT IS WHY THEY'RE SELECTED AND
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  • THESE PILLARS ARE SO IMPORTANT TO US.
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  • [ MUSIC ]
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  • - JOSEPH PRINCE: THERE IS A REVOLUTION GOING ON,
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  • A GRACE REVOLUTION.
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  • IF YOU HEAR PEOPLE COMING AGAINST GRACE AND ALL
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  • THAT, LET ME TELL YOU THAT THEIR VOICES ARE
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  • GETTING SMALLER AND SMALLER, AND THE VOICES
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  • OF GRACE ARE GETTING STRONGER AND STRONGER.
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  • WHY?
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  • THINGS IS OF MAN WILL BE OVERTURNED IN A NUMBER
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  • OF YEARS, RIGHT.
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  • YEARS HAVE COME AND GONE AND IT'S GOTTEN STRONGER.
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  • WHY?
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  • BECAUSE GRACE IS ALL ABOUT JESUS.
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  • IT'S ALL ABOUT THE LORD JESUS.
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  • IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU AND I.
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  • AMEN.
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  • [ MUSIC ]
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  • - MATT CROUCH: PASTOR ROBERT, LOOK, I DON'T
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  • KNOW HOW IN GOD'S GREEN EARTH THE MESSAGE OF
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  • GRACE FELT NEW BECAUSE IT IS THE FOUNDATION OF
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  • EVERYTHING, BUT SOMEHOW WE ARE HEARING THAT AS
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  • MINISTRIES ARE WRITING BOOKS AND MAX LUCADO
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  • WROTE A BOOK ON GRACE AND JOSEPH PRINCE AND OTHERS
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  • THAT ARE IN OUR SPHERE AND ON CHRISTIAN TV AND A
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  • PART OF THE TRINITY FAMILY THAT IT SOMEHOW
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  • THE MESSAGE OF GRACE SEEMS NEW, OKAY.
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  • I'M NOT SURE ANYONE CAN ANSWER THAT, BUT
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  • ULTIMATELY THE IMPORTANCE OF THE OLD OLD STORY OF
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  • AMAZING GRACE, PLEASE.
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  • - WELL, GRACE IS THE FOUNDATION, AND WE REALLY
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  • GOT AWAY FROM IT IN THE BODY OF CHRIST.
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  • THAT'S WHY IT SEEMS NEW.
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  • WE BEGIN TO TALK ABOUT WHAT GRACE DOES RATHER
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  • THAN WHAT GRACE IS, THAT GRACE EMPOWERS US TO LIVE
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  • A HOLY LIFE, AND IT DOES.
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  • BUT WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT THAT, THEN WHEN YOU DON'T
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  • LIVE THE HOLY LIFE, THEN YOU FEEL BAD.
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  • YOU FEEL HORRIBLE, SO GRACE DOES A LOT OF
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  • THINGS FOR US.
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  • BUT WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT IT IS, AND IT IS THE
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  • UNMERITED, UNDESERVED FAVOR OF GOD.
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  • THAT'S WHAT ALLOWS ME TO LIVE A BETTER LIFE, TO --
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  • YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT EVEN THE LAW AND WE
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  • THINK WELL, I'M NOT GUILTY OF THAT.
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  • BUT JESUS TAKES LIKE ADULTERY AND HE PUTS IT
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  • DOWN TO YOUR THOUGHTS.
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  • STEALING COULD BE STEALING TIME FROM
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  • YOUR EMPLOYER.
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  • COVETING TO JUST BE BEGIN THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT
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  • YOUR HOUSE COMPARED TO YOUR NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE OR
  • 00:10:06.240 --> 00:10:08.150
  • YOUR FRIEND'S NEW HOUSE OR WHATEVER.
  • 00:10:08.170 --> 00:10:10.150
  • SO I CAN'T LIVE UP TO IT.
  • 00:10:10.170 --> 00:10:12.180
  • I JUST CAN'T DO IT, AND WHAT GRACE SAYS I KNOW TO
  • 00:10:12.200 --> 00:10:14.290
  • ME IS I KNOW YOU CAN'T LIVE UP TO IT, AND I
  • 00:10:15.010 --> 00:10:16.270
  • ACCEPT YOU JUST LIKE YOU ARE.
  • 00:10:16.290 --> 00:10:19.080
  • AND YES, I'LL HELP YOU WORK ON THESE AREAS, BUT
  • 00:10:19.100 --> 00:10:21.240
  • EVEN WHEN YOU FALL, YOU'RE COMPLETELY FORGIVEN.
  • 00:10:21.260 --> 00:10:24.070
  • YOU'RE COMPLETELY LOVED, AND THAT'S WHAT IS
  • 00:10:24.090 --> 00:10:26.200
  • HAPPENING NOW IN JOSEPH AND OTHERS IS THEY'RE
  • 00:10:26.220 --> 00:10:28.110
  • SAYING NO, LET'S BACK UP FOR A MINUTE.
  • 00:10:28.130 --> 00:10:30.190
  • BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT WHAT GRACE DOES, LET'S TALK
  • 00:10:30.210 --> 00:10:32.240
  • ABOUT WHAT GRACE IS, AND YOU TALK ABOUT GIVING
  • 00:10:32.260 --> 00:10:35.080
  • SOMEBODY HOPE, THAT GIVES US ALL HOPE THAT GOD
  • 00:10:35.100 --> 00:10:38.000
  • ACCEPTS ME UNCONDITIONALLY, AND
  • 00:10:38.020 --> 00:10:41.230
  • JESUS PAID THE FULL PRICE FOR ME AND FOR ALL OF
  • 00:10:41.250 --> 00:10:44.210
  • MY FAILURES.
  • 00:10:44.230 --> 00:10:46.240
  • - WE'RE HERE ON THE RANCH HERE IN
  • 00:10:46.260 --> 00:10:48.290
  • COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS, AND LEON, SAME QUESTION,
  • 00:10:49.010 --> 00:10:50.260
  • JUST WANTED TO ASK YOU THE MESSAGE OF GRACE
  • 00:10:50.280 --> 00:10:55.210
  • SEEMS LIKE IT SHOULD HAVE NEVER GONE OUT OF OUR,
  • 00:10:55.230 --> 00:11:00.210
  • YOU KNOW, OUT OF OUR VERNACULAR, BUT THE
  • 00:11:00.230 --> 00:11:02.280
  • GOSPEL OF GRACE IS KIND OF RESURFACING, THE
  • 00:11:03.000 --> 00:11:05.200
  • IMPORTANCE OF THAT, PLEASE, SIR.
  • 00:11:05.220 --> 00:11:08.160
  • - I LOVE WHAT ROBERT SAID.
  • 00:11:08.180 --> 00:11:11.060
  • YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IF YOU LOOK AT YOU
  • 00:11:11.080 --> 00:11:14.090
  • AND I SAY HEY MATT, I'M GOING TO DO YOU A FAVOR,
  • 00:11:14.110 --> 00:11:18.140
  • THE FIRST THING THAT COMES TO YOUR MIND IS, WHAT?
  • 00:11:18.160 --> 00:11:20.200
  • AND WHEN YOU LOOK AT GRACE, HIS UNMERITED
  • 00:11:20.220 --> 00:11:22.110
  • FAVOR, I LOVE TALKING TO PEOPLE ABOUT IT.
  • 00:11:22.130 --> 00:11:24.040
  • THEY'LL SAY WELL, WHAT IS THE FAVOR THAT
  • 00:11:24.060 --> 00:11:26.020
  • HE GAVE US?
  • 00:11:26.040 --> 00:11:28.020
  • AND IT'S ACTUALLY HIS ABILITY.
  • 00:11:28.040 --> 00:11:33.050
  • AND SO GRACE, YOU KNOW, WE SOMETIMES GET IT MIXED
  • 00:11:33.070 --> 00:11:35.200
  • UP WITH MERCY, BUT GRACE IS HIS ABILITY THAT COMES
  • 00:11:35.220 --> 00:11:40.250
  • TO YOU IN AN UNMERITED, AS AN UNMERITED FAVOR.
  • 00:11:40.270 --> 00:11:43.190
  • AND AS ROBERT WAS SAYING, I MEAN, YOU'VE GOT HIS
  • 00:11:43.210 --> 00:11:45.260
  • POWER TO LIVE MORALLY RIGHT.
  • 00:11:45.280 --> 00:11:47.260
  • YOU'VE GOT HIS POWER TO MAKE YOUR MARRIAGE WORK.
  • 00:11:47.280 --> 00:11:53.000
  • YOU HAVE HIS ABILITY AS FREE GIFT.
  • 00:11:53.020 --> 00:11:54.260
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO EARN IT.
  • 00:11:54.280 --> 00:11:57.160
  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO FIGURE OUT A WAY TO GO GET IT.
  • 00:11:57.180 --> 00:12:00.090
  • IT'S A GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND THIS
  • 00:12:00.110 --> 00:12:02.130
  • AMAZING GRACE ON OUR LIVES.
  • 00:12:02.150 --> 00:12:04.060
  • AND WHAT'S BEAUTIFUL ABOUT -- AND I LOVE THE
  • 00:12:04.080 --> 00:12:06.070
  • RESURRECTION OF THIS TRUTH IN SO MANY LIVES IS
  • 00:12:06.090 --> 00:12:08.100
  • BECAUSE RELIGION HAS A WAY OF DESTROYING AND
  • 00:12:08.120 --> 00:12:10.100
  • BREAKING PEOPLE DOWN, BUT WHEN YOU REALIZE THAT
  • 00:12:10.120 --> 00:12:12.250
  • JESUS DID IT ALL -- YOU KNOW, WHEN I CONTINUE TO
  • 00:12:12.270 --> 00:12:14.250
  • TEACH OR STUDY ON THE TOPIC OF GRACE, I JUST
  • 00:12:14.270 --> 00:12:16.180
  • CONTINUE TO FEEL THIS DEEPER LOVE FOR JESUS.
  • 00:12:16.200 --> 00:12:18.290
  • I WANT TO JUST SIT THERE AND JUST TEAR UP AND SAY
  • 00:12:19.010 --> 00:12:21.160
  • WOW, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH FOR HOW EASY YOU MADE IT.
  • 00:12:21.180 --> 00:12:25.030
  • [ CHUCKLES ]
  • 00:12:25.050 --> 00:12:27.050
  • - YOU KNOW, FOLKS, ONCE YOU ARE SAVED YOU ARE
  • 00:12:33.060 --> 00:12:34.240
  • ETERNALLY SAVED.
  • 00:12:34.260 --> 00:12:37.050
  • YOU CANNOT UNSAVE YOURSELF.
  • 00:12:37.070 --> 00:12:39.020
  • YOU ASK FOR IT.
  • 00:12:39.040 --> 00:12:41.100
  • WHEN YOU GOT SAVED, YOU ARE ETERNALLY SAVED.
  • 00:12:41.120 --> 00:12:43.160
  • YOU SEE, PEOPLE SIN BECAUSE THEY ARE SINNERS.
  • 00:12:43.180 --> 00:12:46.280
  • THEY DON'T BECOME SINNERS BECAUSE THEY SIN.
  • 00:12:47.000 --> 00:12:50.280
  • THE BIBLE SAYS BY ONE MAN'S DISOBEDIENCE WE ARE
  • 00:12:51.000 --> 00:12:56.050
  • ALL MADE SINNERS.
  • 00:12:56.070 --> 00:13:02.190
  • AMEN?
  • 00:13:02.210 --> 00:13:04.120
  • BY THE SAME TOKEN, BY THE OBEDIENCE OF ONE MAN,
  • 00:13:04.140 --> 00:13:06.000
  • HALLELUJAH, WE ARE ALL MADE RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:13:06.020 --> 00:13:06.290
  • [ APPLAUSE ]
  • 00:13:07.010 --> 00:13:10.100
  • - LAURIE CROUCH: I LOVE MAX LUCADO.
  • 00:13:10.120 --> 00:13:15.110
  • I'M GOING TO SLAUGHTER HIS STORY BUT I'M GOING
  • 00:13:15.130 --> 00:13:17.160
  • TO TRY TO TELL IT THE WAY I REMEMBER, TALKS ABOUT
  • 00:13:17.180 --> 00:13:19.270
  • HIS DAUGHTER AND SHE WAS TAKING A CLASS, AND SHE
  • 00:13:19.290 --> 00:13:21.200
  • WAS SO UPSET.
  • 00:13:21.220 --> 00:13:24.210
  • SHE JUST THOUGHT I'M GOING TO SO FAIL IN THIS
  • 00:13:24.230 --> 00:13:26.130
  • CLASS, AND IT WAS REALLY KEEPING HER UP AT NIGHT
  • 00:13:26.150 --> 00:13:33.210
  • AND SHE WAS JUST STRESSED, VERY STRESSED.
  • 00:13:33.230 --> 00:13:35.250
  • AND IT CONCERNED THEM ALL SO MUCH THAT MAX TOOK HER
  • 00:13:35.270 --> 00:13:37.130
  • DOWN TO THE TEACHER AND SAID LOOK, WE'VE GOT A
  • 00:13:37.150 --> 00:13:38.200
  • LITTLE BIT OF A PROBLEM.
  • 00:13:38.220 --> 00:13:40.070
  • MY DAUGHTER IS REALLY WORRIED ABOUT THIS CLASS,
  • 00:13:40.090 --> 00:13:41.180
  • AND IT'S REALLY AFFECTING HER.
  • 00:13:41.200 --> 00:13:43.170
  • AND THE TEACHER I REMEMBER, THE TEACHER
  • 00:13:43.190 --> 00:13:46.040
  • LOOKED AT HIM AND SHE SAID HONEY, SHE SAID WHAT
  • 00:13:46.060 --> 00:13:50.100
  • IF I TELL YOU THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE AN A
  • 00:13:50.120 --> 00:13:52.170
  • IN THIS CLASS?
  • 00:13:52.190 --> 00:13:54.210
  • HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL?
  • 00:13:54.230 --> 00:13:56.290
  • YOU ALREADY HAVE AN A.
  • 00:13:57.010 --> 00:13:59.010
  • I'M GOING TO GIVE YOU AN A IN THIS CLASS.
  • 00:13:59.030 --> 00:14:01.120
  • YOU KNOW, AND HE SAID THAT SET HER FREE, THAT I
  • 00:14:01.140 --> 00:14:05.150
  • ALREADY HAVE AN A.
  • 00:14:05.170 --> 00:14:08.190
  • NOW, I MIGHT SCRAMBLE AND STRUGGLE THROUGH THIS
  • 00:14:08.210 --> 00:14:10.260
  • CLASS, BUT I'M GOING TO DO SO MUCH BETTER BECAUSE
  • 00:14:10.280 --> 00:14:14.110
  • I KNOW I HAVE AN A, AND IT GIVES US SO MUCH HOPE,
  • 00:14:14.130 --> 00:14:16.140
  • YOU KNOW, AND I JUST WANT TO TELL YOU THAT YOU
  • 00:14:16.160 --> 00:14:19.200
  • ALREADY HAVE AN A WITH GOD.
  • 00:14:19.220 --> 00:14:23.100
  • YOU KNOW, I THINK THAT'S WHAT'S SO FREEING.
  • 00:14:23.120 --> 00:14:26.230
  • GRACE IS FREEING, AND HAVING THE HOPE IN CHRIST
  • 00:14:26.250 --> 00:14:29.020
  • NO MATTER WHAT WE SEE, NO MATTER THE SITUATION, NO
  • 00:14:29.040 --> 00:14:32.060
  • MATTER HOW HARD IT SEEMS TO BE, WE ALREADY HAVE AN
  • 00:14:32.080 --> 00:14:35.150
  • A, AND THAT IS THREW JESUS AND HIS PRECIOUS LOVE.
  • 00:14:35.170 --> 00:14:38.100
  • - I LOVE THAT STORY, AND THE REASON WE HAVE THE A
  • 00:14:38.120 --> 00:14:40.210
  • IS BECAUSE JESUS TOOK THE TEST FOR US.
  • 00:14:40.230 --> 00:14:43.200
  • - THERE YOU GO.
  • 00:14:43.220 --> 00:14:47.100
  • - AND IN ESSENCE WHAT GRACE IS IS GOD SAYS
  • 00:14:47.120 --> 00:14:49.050
  • LISTEN, THERE'S A TEST.
  • 00:14:49.070 --> 00:14:51.030
  • THERE ARE 613 QUESTIONS, AND IF YOU MISS ONE YOU
  • 00:14:51.050 --> 00:14:54.020
  • FAILED THE TEST.
  • 00:14:54.040 --> 00:14:56.250
  • AND BY THE WAY, YOU'VE ALREADY MISSED ONE JUST
  • 00:14:56.270 --> 00:14:58.150
  • TO LET YOU KNOW.
  • 00:14:58.170 --> 00:15:00.120
  • [ LAUGHTER ]
  • 00:15:00.140 --> 00:15:02.080
  • BUT MY SON TOOK THE TEST AND HE MADE A PERFECT
  • 00:15:02.100 --> 00:15:04.120
  • SCORE, SO YOU CAN EITHER TAKE HIS GRADE OR TAKE
  • 00:15:04.140 --> 00:15:06.220
  • THE TEST YOURSELF.
  • 00:15:06.240 --> 00:15:08.290
  • THAT'S HOW EASY IT IS TO WIN SOMEONE TO CHRIST IS
  • 00:15:09.010 --> 00:15:11.060
  • WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE THE TEST YOURSELF, AND BY
  • 00:15:11.080 --> 00:15:13.150
  • THE WAY YOU'VE ALREADY FAILED, OR WOULD YOU LIKE
  • 00:15:13.170 --> 00:15:15.230
  • TO TAKE JESUS' GRADE, AND BY THE WAY HE
  • 00:15:15.250 --> 00:15:18.070
  • ALREADY PASSED.
  • 00:15:18.090 --> 00:15:20.020
  • THAT'S GRACE.
  • 00:15:20.040 --> 00:15:21.160
  • [ MUSIC ]
  • 00:15:21.180 --> 00:15:30.100
  • - HOW DID YOU BUILD SUCH CONFIDENCE IN
  • 00:15:30.120 --> 00:15:32.070
  • THAT MESSAGE?
  • 00:15:32.090 --> 00:15:34.050
  • WERE YOU OUT THERE KIND OF BY YOURSELF?
  • 00:15:34.070 --> 00:15:35.280
  • DID IT FEEL LIKE YOU WERE KIND OF HANGING THERE BY
  • 00:15:36.000 --> 00:15:38.210
  • YOURSELF FLAPPING IN THE BREEZE?
  • 00:15:38.230 --> 00:15:40.160
  • OR WERE YOU PIONEERING THIS, OR DID YOU FIND
  • 00:15:40.180 --> 00:15:43.190
  • ONCE YOU STARTED SEEKING DID YOU FIND OTHERS?
  • 00:15:43.210 --> 00:15:47.080
  • - THERE WERE OTHERS LIKE WATCHMAN NEE,
  • 00:15:47.100 --> 00:15:49.220
  • HIS TEACHINGS.
  • 00:15:49.240 --> 00:15:51.270
  • HE WOULD ALLUDE TO IT, BUT I THINK YOUR DAD, HE
  • 00:15:51.290 --> 00:15:54.110
  • HAS A LITTLE BOOKLET CALLED THE NUMBER ONE
  • 00:15:54.130 --> 00:15:56.180
  • NEED OF THE BELIEVER, AND GUESS WHAT?
  • 00:15:56.200 --> 00:15:58.260
  • WHAT'S THE NUMBER ONE NEED?
  • 00:15:58.280 --> 00:16:00.280
  • TO DISCOVER THAT YOU ARE THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD
  • 00:16:01.000 --> 00:16:02.230
  • IN CHRIST, YOU KNOW.
  • 00:16:02.250 --> 00:16:05.070
  • BUT ALL THOSE WERE THE BUILDING BLOCKS AND THE
  • 00:16:05.090 --> 00:16:09.070
  • FOUNDATION THAT -- I MEAN FOR HAGIN AND I GUESS FOR
  • 00:16:09.090 --> 00:16:12.010
  • JOHN OSTEEN, FOR THEM IT'S NOT A PROBLEM.
  • 00:16:12.030 --> 00:16:15.030
  • SIN IS NOT A PROBLEM.
  • 00:16:15.050 --> 00:16:17.050
  • IT'S LIKE THEY DON'T FEEL -- THEY JUST READILY ACCEPT IT.
  • 00:16:17.070 --> 00:16:19.190
  • BUT FOR SOME REASON EVEN THOUGH I WAS IN THE WORD
  • 00:16:19.210 --> 00:16:21.200
  • OF FAITH -I WAS IN THE WORD OF FAITH ALREADY
  • 00:16:21.220 --> 00:16:24.000
  • WHEN I WAS 16, 17, BUT SOMEHOW BECAUSE OF THE
  • 00:16:24.020 --> 00:16:28.020
  • WORD OF FAITH I GOT SERIOUS IN MY WALK WITH
  • 00:16:28.040 --> 00:16:30.220
  • GOD, AND THAT'S WHEN I BECAME SIN CONSCIOUS.
  • 00:16:30.240 --> 00:16:33.000
  • NOTHING TO DO WITH THE TEACHINGS, BUT I DIDN'T
  • 00:16:33.020 --> 00:16:35.200
  • GET THAT PART OF THE RIGHTEOUSNESS.
  • 00:16:35.220 --> 00:16:37.250
  • I WOULD HIT TEACHINGS LIKE FOR EXAMPLE
  • 00:16:37.270 --> 00:16:39.170
  • MAN-CENTERED TEACHINGS.
  • 00:16:39.190 --> 00:16:41.050
  • EVEN THOUGH WE UNDERSTAND PEOPLE FOR QUOTING THAT,
  • 00:16:41.070 --> 00:16:43.120
  • BUT ACTUALLY WHEN YOU SAY SEEK FIRST THE KINGDOM OF
  • 00:16:43.140 --> 00:16:48.190
  • GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, WE
  • 00:16:48.210 --> 00:16:51.100
  • INVARIABLY TURN HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS INTO OUR
  • 00:16:51.120 --> 00:16:53.100
  • RIGHT DOING.
  • 00:16:53.120 --> 00:16:55.100
  • BUT THE BIBLE SAYS WHEN YOU SEEK HIS
  • 00:16:55.120 --> 00:16:57.230
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH IS A GIFT, ALL THESE THINGS
  • 00:16:57.250 --> 00:17:00.030
  • WILL BE ADDED TO YOU.
  • 00:17:00.050 --> 00:17:03.030
  • SO THAT GOT ME INTO GOING INTO HEY, THIS IS THE
  • 00:17:03.050 --> 00:17:05.100
  • ESSENCE OF THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:17:05.120 --> 00:17:07.200
  • HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, THAT IS THE ESSENCE OF THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:17:07.220 --> 00:17:09.250
  • PAUL SAYS I'M NOT ASHAMED TO DECLARE THE GOOD NEWS,
  • 00:17:09.270 --> 00:17:12.080
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD REVEALED.
  • 00:17:12.100 --> 00:17:16.030
  • NOT THE SINS OF MAN, THE SINFULNESS OF
  • 00:17:16.050 --> 00:17:18.150
  • MAN REVEALED.
  • 00:17:18.170 --> 00:17:20.210
  • PEOPLE KNOW THEY ARE SINFUL.
  • 00:17:20.230 --> 00:17:23.040
  • INSTINCTIVELY THEY KNOW, SO I BELIEVE THAT MY
  • 00:17:23.060 --> 00:17:26.090
  • MINISTRY AND JOEL'S MINISTRY IS NOT TO TELL
  • 00:17:26.110 --> 00:17:29.110
  • PEOPLE HOW BAD THEY ARE BUT TO TELL THEM HOW
  • 00:17:29.130 --> 00:17:31.050
  • GOOD GOD IS.
  • 00:17:31.070 --> 00:17:32.280
  • IT'S NOT ABOUT TALKING ABOUT THEIR SINS ALL THE TIME.
  • 00:17:33.000 --> 00:17:34.040
  • THEY KNOW.
  • 00:17:34.060 --> 00:17:35.220
  • INVARIABLY MOST PEOPLE KNOW THEY ARE SINNERS,
  • 00:17:35.240 --> 00:17:37.090
  • BUT TO TELL THEM THE GOSPEL IS NOT A
  • 00:17:37.110 --> 00:17:39.040
  • REVELATION OF SIN BUT THE REVELATION OF THE
  • 00:17:39.060 --> 00:17:41.020
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD.
  • 00:17:41.040 --> 00:17:43.180
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS THAT IS THE POWER OF GOD
  • 00:17:43.200 --> 00:17:47.090
  • UNTO SALVATION.
  • 00:17:47.110 --> 00:17:49.110
  • THE WORD OF SALVATION IS NOT JUST SAVED FROM HELL.
  • 00:17:49.130 --> 00:17:50.290
  • IT'S THE WORD SOZO WHICH IS PRESERVATION,
  • 00:17:51.010 --> 00:17:52.230
  • WHOLENESS, WELL BEING, HEALTH.
  • 00:17:52.250 --> 00:17:54.160
  • IT'S A MOUTHFUL ACTUALLY.
  • 00:17:54.180 --> 00:17:56.270
  • [ MUSIC ]
  • 00:17:56.290 --> 00:17:59.160
  • - SCRIPTURES TELL US HIS MERCIES ARE NEW EVERY
  • 00:17:59.180 --> 00:18:04.170
  • MORNING, ALL RIGHT.
  • 00:18:04.190 --> 00:18:06.240
  • HIS MERCIES ENDURE FOREVER.
  • 00:18:06.260 --> 00:18:09.180
  • THE HEBREW THEREFORE MERCY IS CHESED AND THE
  • 00:18:09.200 --> 00:18:16.070
  • IN JEWISH NEW TESTAMENT IN ISRAEL THE MESSIANIC
  • 00:18:16.090 --> 00:18:18.090
  • BELIEVERS THEY READ EVERY TIME IT SAYS GRACE IN THE
  • 00:18:18.110 --> 00:18:23.230
  • NEW TESTAMENT, IT SAYS CHESED, AND THAT'S THE
  • 00:18:23.250 --> 00:18:26.090
  • REASON WHY THE TRANSLATORS HAVE A PROBLEM
  • 00:18:26.110 --> 00:18:28.100
  • TRANSLATING THAT, BECAUSE THEY SAY IT'S LOVE
  • 00:18:28.120 --> 00:18:30.120
  • ENDURES FOREVER IN THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION.
  • 00:18:30.140 --> 00:18:32.020
  • SOME WILL SAY HIS LOVING KINDNESS ENDURES FOREVER,
  • 00:18:32.040 --> 00:18:34.150
  • SO IT IS A VERY RICH WORD THAT CAME TO ITS
  • 00:18:34.170 --> 00:18:36.170
  • CULMINATION IN CHRIST.
  • 00:18:36.190 --> 00:18:38.270
  • IT WAS REVEALED IN CHRIST.
  • 00:18:38.290 --> 00:18:40.230
  • GRACE AND TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:18:40.250 --> 00:18:43.030
  • THE LAW WAS GIVEN.
  • 00:18:43.050 --> 00:18:45.140
  • YOU CAN GIVE FROM A DISTANCE, BUT GRACE AND
  • 00:18:45.160 --> 00:18:47.160
  • TRUTH CAME BY JESUS CHRIST.
  • 00:18:47.180 --> 00:18:49.230
  • SO HIS GRACE IS NEW EVERY MORNING.
  • 00:18:49.250 --> 00:18:52.270
  • HIS CHESED IS NEW EVERY MORNING BECAUSE EVERY DAY
  • 00:18:52.290 --> 00:18:55.230
  • WE FAIL, SO THERE'S FRESH NEW GRACE FOR EVERY
  • 00:18:55.250 --> 00:18:58.070
  • SINGLE DAY.
  • 00:18:58.090 --> 00:19:01.180
  • NOW, I'M NOT GOING TO GIVE YOU THE IMPRESSION
  • 00:19:01.200 --> 00:19:04.100
  • THAT GRACE DOES NOT EMPOWER YOU.
  • 00:19:04.120 --> 00:19:06.250
  • IT DOES, BUT YOU NEED TO REALIZE THAT WITH YOUR
  • 00:19:06.270 --> 00:19:09.100
  • FAILURES HIS GRACE IS GREATER THAN YOUR
  • 00:19:09.120 --> 00:19:11.180
  • FAILURES, AND TO BE GRACE CONSCIOUS INSTEAD OF SIN
  • 00:19:11.200 --> 00:19:14.190
  • CONSCIOUS EVERY SINGLE MORNING.
  • 00:19:14.210 --> 00:19:18.040
  • [ MUSIC ]
  • 00:19:18.060 --> 00:19:30.130
  • - WHAT AN AMAZING THING THAT EVEN THOUGH THE LORD
  • 00:19:30.150 --> 00:19:33.220
  • JESUS DID NO SIN AND COMMITTED NO WRONG, WE
  • 00:19:33.240 --> 00:19:35.250
  • ARE THE ONES WHO ROBBED GOD OF HIS GLORY, BUT
  • 00:19:35.270 --> 00:19:38.200
  • JESUS TAKING OUR PLACE ON THE CROSS HAS RESTORED TO
  • 00:19:38.220 --> 00:19:40.250
  • GOD ON BEHALF OF YOU AND I AND OUR FAMILIES.
  • 00:19:40.270 --> 00:19:44.050
  • HE HAS RESTORED -- WE'VE GOT 120% WORSHIP, PRAISE,
  • 00:19:44.070 --> 00:19:46.210
  • GLORY AND HONOR THAN ALL THAT WE HAVE ROBBED GOD
  • 00:19:46.230 --> 00:19:49.080
  • BY OUR SINS.
  • 00:19:49.100 --> 00:19:52.270
  • NOT ONLY THAT, WE WHO HAVE BEEN ROBBED, WE WHO
  • 00:19:52.290 --> 00:19:55.260
  • HAVE BEEN CHEATED AND WRONGED CHRIST TOOK UPON
  • 00:19:55.280 --> 00:19:59.200
  • HIMSELF AS THE ONE WHO IS GUILTY THOUGH HE DID NO
  • 00:19:59.220 --> 00:20:04.050
  • WRONG BECAUSE AT THE CROSS HE BECAME OUR SIN.
  • 00:20:04.070 --> 00:20:06.240
  • HE RESTORED TO US 120% MORE HEALTH, AMEN,
  • 00:20:06.260 --> 00:20:13.080
  • WISDOM, FAVOR, PROTECTION, FAMILY WELL
  • 00:20:13.100 --> 00:20:16.210
  • BEING THAN ALL THAT WE HAVE LOST TO OUR SINS.
  • 00:20:16.230 --> 00:20:21.170
  • - THE TRINITY BROADCASTING FAMILY OF
  • 00:20:21.190 --> 00:20:25.210
  • NETWORKS INTRODUCED 4 PILLARS OF TRUTH, THE
  • 00:20:25.230 --> 00:20:28.250
  • BLESSED LIFE, GRACE, SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY,
  • 00:20:28.270 --> 00:20:35.020
  • AND HOPE.
  • 00:20:35.040 --> 00:20:37.260
  • YOU CAN APPROACH THE THRONE OF THE LIVING GOD
  • 00:20:37.280 --> 00:20:42.010
  • WITH CONFIDENCE AND DISCOVER HIS AMAZING GRACE.
  • 00:20:42.030 --> 00:20:45.210
  • TODAY HE OFFERS EVERY ONE OF US THIS PILLAR FOR
  • 00:20:45.230 --> 00:20:48.290
  • LIFE, GRACE.
  • 00:20:49.010 --> 00:20:51.220
  • - THE CHALLENGE OF CONFESSION OF SINS
  • 00:20:51.240 --> 00:20:58.110
  • BECAUSE YOU'RE LOOKING AT A PERSON WHO REALLY
  • 00:20:58.130 --> 00:21:01.080
  • RAN WITH IT.
  • 00:21:01.100 --> 00:21:03.180
  • I MEAN, I BELIEVE IN IT TO THE POINT I WAS
  • 00:21:03.200 --> 00:21:05.120
  • CONFESSING ALL THE TIME, BUT THE THING IS WHAT
  • 00:21:05.140 --> 00:21:07.090
  • REALLY GOT ME WAS THE FACT THAT I COULDN'T
  • 00:21:07.110 --> 00:21:08.250
  • CONFESS EVERYTHING.
  • 00:21:08.270 --> 00:21:10.170
  • I COULDN'T CATCH MY SINS ON TIME TO CONFESS
  • 00:21:10.190 --> 00:21:12.030
  • EVERYTHING, SO IF IT'S TRUE THAT 1 JOHN 1:9
  • 00:21:12.050 --> 00:21:14.160
  • MEANS THAT YOU'RE OUT OF FELLOWSHIP UNTIL YOU
  • 00:21:14.180 --> 00:21:16.080
  • CONFESS YOUR SINS, NOBODY WANTS TO BE OUT OF
  • 00:21:16.100 --> 00:21:18.260
  • FELLOWSHIP, RIGHT?
  • 00:21:18.280 --> 00:21:21.160
  • SO WE ARE IN THIS TREADMILL AND THIS
  • 00:21:21.180 --> 00:21:25.210
  • OBSESSION WITH CONFESSION.
  • 00:21:25.230 --> 00:21:27.060
  • WE ARE TRYING TO CATCH OURSELVES.
  • 00:21:27.080 --> 00:21:29.160
  • - VICTORIA OSTEEN: YOU WERE A PRISONER TO THAT.
  • 00:21:29.180 --> 00:21:31.010
  • - WE CONFESS THE BIG ONES.
  • 00:21:31.030 --> 00:21:32.230
  • WE DON'T CONFESS THE SMALL ONES.
  • 00:21:32.250 --> 00:21:34.150
  • WE THINK SMALL ONES.
  • 00:21:34.170 --> 00:21:36.050
  • WE CONFESS THE BIG ONES.
  • 00:21:36.070 --> 00:21:38.000
  • WHAT ABOUT WHATEVER IS NOT OF FAITH IS SIN?
  • 00:21:38.020 --> 00:21:40.020
  • WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CONFESSED WHEN YOU
  • 00:21:40.040 --> 00:21:41.240
  • WERE OUT OF FAITH?
  • 00:21:41.260 --> 00:21:43.270
  • WHEN YOU CONFESS FEAR BECAUSE THE FIRST GROUP
  • 00:21:43.290 --> 00:21:45.170
  • OF PEOPLE TO GO INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE, REVELATIONS 21,
  • 00:21:45.190 --> 00:21:47.080
  • ARE THE FEARFUL, UNBELIEVING.
  • 00:21:47.100 --> 00:21:49.130
  • WHEN DID YOU LAST CONFESS YOUR FEAR?
  • 00:21:49.150 --> 00:21:51.070
  • GO THROUGH THE DAY AND START RECOLLECTION EVERY
  • 00:21:51.090 --> 00:21:52.290
  • SIN YOU DID AND CONFESS IT BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT
  • 00:21:53.010 --> 00:21:54.180
  • IT COMES DOWN TO.
  • 00:21:54.200 --> 00:21:57.160
  • SO THERE MUST BE AN ANSWER SOMEWHERE ELSE.
  • 00:21:57.180 --> 00:22:00.080
  • AND THE AMAZING THING THAT PAUL WROTE THREE
  • 00:22:00.100 --> 00:22:03.050
  • FOURTHS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT, AND PAUL NEVER
  • 00:22:03.070 --> 00:22:05.020
  • ONE TIME MENTIONED CONFESSING YOUR SINS.
  • 00:22:05.040 --> 00:22:08.180
  • HE HAD A FINE OPPORTUNITY WHEN HE WAS ADDRESSING
  • 00:22:08.200 --> 00:22:10.220
  • THE CORINTHIANS.
  • 00:22:10.240 --> 00:22:12.230
  • THEY WERE GOING TO THE TEMPLE OF PROSTITUTES,
  • 00:22:12.250 --> 00:22:15.070
  • AND IT SAYS HEY GUYS, DON'T YOU KNOW YOUR
  • 00:22:15.090 --> 00:22:17.120
  • BODIES, YOUR BODY IS THE TEMPLE.
  • 00:22:17.140 --> 00:22:20.200
  • IT'S IS PRESENT TENSE.
  • 00:22:20.220 --> 00:22:22.120
  • STILL IS.
  • 00:22:22.140 --> 00:22:25.010
  • BASED ON SOME OF THE TEACHINGS POSSESSED BY
  • 00:22:25.030 --> 00:22:27.180
  • DEMONS AND ALL THAT, BUT YOU GUYS, DON'T YOU
  • 00:22:27.200 --> 00:22:30.170
  • REALIZE YOUR BODY IS -- EVERY TIME THERE'S A SIN
  • 00:22:30.190 --> 00:22:33.040
  • HE'S DEALING WITH SIN, HE ALWAYS SAYS NO,
  • 00:22:33.060 --> 00:22:34.180
  • YOU'RE NOT.
  • 00:22:34.200 --> 00:22:36.000
  • BROTHER, NO YOU'RE NOT.
  • 00:22:36.020 --> 00:22:37.180
  • WE SHALL JUDGE ANGELS.
  • 00:22:37.200 --> 00:22:39.020
  • STRIVE.
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  • I'M A PAUL.
  • 00:22:41.010 --> 00:22:42.110
  • I'M OF APOLLOS.
  • 00:22:42.130 --> 00:22:43.210
  • I'M OF JOEL OSTEEN.
  • 00:22:43.230 --> 00:22:45.260
  • HE WOULD TELL THEM HA GUYS, DON'T YOU KNOW ALL
  • 00:22:45.280 --> 00:22:48.170
  • THINGS ARE YOURS WHETHER IT'S PAUL, WHETHER IT'S
  • 00:22:48.190 --> 00:22:50.160
  • RECEIVE AS, APOLLOS?
  • 00:22:50.180 --> 00:22:52.140
  • IT'S ALWAYS, NO, YOU'RE NOT.
  • 00:22:52.160 --> 00:22:55.050
  • SO THE IDEA IS PEOPLE ARE SINNING BECAUSE THERE'S A
  • 00:22:55.070 --> 00:22:56.250
  • LACK OF REVELATION.
  • 00:22:56.270 --> 00:22:58.220
  • SO WHAT JOEL'S MINISTRY DOES AND WHAT I DO IS IF
  • 00:22:58.240 --> 00:23:00.260
  • IT'S GOING TO BRING PEOPLE INTO HOPE AND
  • 00:23:00.280 --> 00:23:04.120
  • FAITH, WHATEVER OF NOT IS FAITH IS SIN.
  • 00:23:04.140 --> 00:23:06.210
  • ACTUALLY, FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE IS TRUE HOLINESS,
  • 00:23:06.230 --> 00:23:08.270
  • ISN'T IT?
  • 00:23:08.290 --> 00:23:11.150
  • BECAUSE YOU CAN DO ALL THE RIGHT THINGS FOR THE
  • 00:23:11.170 --> 00:23:13.080
  • WRONG REASONS.
  • 00:23:13.100 --> 00:23:15.000
  • WITHOUT FAITH, YOU CAN HAVE THE OUTWARD.
  • 00:23:15.020 --> 00:23:17.150
  • AND CHRISTIANITY IS NOT ABOUT -- THE GOSPEL IS NOT
  • 00:23:17.170 --> 00:23:19.290
  • ABOUT BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
  • 00:23:20.010 --> 00:23:23.130
  • IT'S ABOUT HEART TRANSFORMATION.
  • 00:23:23.150 --> 00:23:25.290
  • [ MUSIC ]
  • 00:23:26.010 --> 00:23:29.140
  • ONCE YOU'RE SAVED, YOU ARE PERMANENTLY AND
  • 00:23:29.160 --> 00:23:31.130
  • ETERNALLY RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:23:31.150 --> 00:23:33.120
  • [ APPLAUSE ]
  • 00:23:33.140 --> 00:23:36.040
  • NOW, DOES THAT PROMOTE SIN?
  • 00:23:36.060 --> 00:23:38.100
  • NO, IT DOESN'T.
  • 00:23:38.120 --> 00:23:39.270
  • IT'S THE OPPOSITE.
  • 00:23:39.290 --> 00:23:42.060
  • LET ME READ TO YOU A TESTIMONY OF SOMEONE
  • 00:23:42.080 --> 00:23:44.220
  • FROM AMERICA.
  • 00:23:44.240 --> 00:23:46.250
  • SHE'S FROM MICHIGAN, AND SHE WROTE THIS, AND IT'S
  • 00:23:46.270 --> 00:23:48.290
  • IN ONE OF MY BOOKS, I'VE BEEN A CHRISTIAN FOR MOST
  • 00:23:49.010 --> 00:23:51.030
  • OF MY LIFE, BUT UNTIL I STARTED LISTENING TO
  • 00:23:51.050 --> 00:23:53.090
  • PASTOR JOSEPH PRINCE PREACH ABOUT GOD'S GRACE,
  • 00:23:53.110 --> 00:23:55.090
  • I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHAT TRUE FORGIVENESS OF ALL
  • 00:23:55.110 --> 00:23:57.240
  • MY PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE SINS REALLY MEANT.
  • 00:23:57.260 --> 00:24:01.210
  • BEFORE I HEARD THE MESSAGE OF GRACE, A CLOUD
  • 00:24:01.230 --> 00:24:04.240
  • OF GUILT AND CONDEMNATION ALWAYS HUNG OVER ME.
  • 00:24:04.260 --> 00:24:07.050
  • IT ROBBED ME OF HAVING ANY PEACE EVEN THOUGH I
  • 00:24:07.070 --> 00:24:10.020
  • BELIEVED IN GOD AND BELIEVED I WAS FORGIVEN.
  • 00:24:10.040 --> 00:24:13.060
  • I WAS ALSO ADDICTED TO DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND
  • 00:24:13.080 --> 00:24:15.280
  • CIGARETTES FOR MANY YEARS.
  • 00:24:16.000 --> 00:24:18.170
  • I KNEW WHAT I WAS DOING WAS WRONG BUT I COULD NOT
  • 00:24:18.190 --> 00:24:21.020
  • FREE MYSELF FROM MY ADDICTIONS EVEN THOUGH I
  • 00:24:21.040 --> 00:24:23.090
  • KEPT TRYING TO.
  • 00:24:23.110 --> 00:24:25.170
  • HOWEVER, AFTER LISTENING TO PASTOR PRINCE'S MANY
  • 00:24:25.190 --> 00:24:27.210
  • MESSAGES ON GOD'S GRACE, I BEGAN TO SEE CHANGES
  • 00:24:27.230 --> 00:24:30.220
  • IN MY LIFE.
  • 00:24:30.240 --> 00:24:33.010
  • NOW NOT ONLY HAVE I BEEN DELIVERED FROM ALCOHOL,
  • 00:24:33.030 --> 00:24:36.120
  • DRUGS AND CIGARETTES, I ALSO HAVE THE PEACE OF
  • 00:24:36.140 --> 00:24:40.090
  • MIND AS WELL AS JOY AND CONTENTMENT I NEVER
  • 00:24:40.110 --> 00:24:42.060
  • THOUGHT WAS POSSIBLE.
  • 00:24:42.080 --> 00:24:43.220
  • [ APPLAUSE ]
  • 00:24:43.240 --> 00:24:46.180
  • - I REMEMBER MY FATHER -- NOW, YOU AND JOEL AND I
  • 00:24:46.200 --> 00:24:53.040
  • GREW UP IN THAT WORD OF FAITH FROM, I MEAN WHEN I
  • 00:24:53.060 --> 00:24:55.020
  • WAS LITTLE TINY.
  • 00:24:55.040 --> 00:24:57.110
  • MY FATHER WAS AN ASSEMBLY OF GOD PASTOR, CAME OUT
  • 00:24:57.130 --> 00:25:01.030
  • OF THE CHURCH OF GOD, ASSEMBLY OF GOD, AND THEN
  • 00:25:01.050 --> 00:25:06.100
  • WHEN I WAS 8, 9 YEARS OLD, MY PARENTS STARTED
  • 00:25:06.120 --> 00:25:09.230
  • TRAVELING WITH BROTHER HAGIN AND DOING ALL THE
  • 00:25:09.250 --> 00:25:12.170
  • MUSIC FROM WHEN PAPA HAGIN WOULD GO INTO THE
  • 00:25:12.190 --> 00:25:14.290
  • HOWARD JOHNSON HOTELS AND RENT THE LITTLE
  • 00:25:15.010 --> 00:25:17.160
  • CONFERENCE ROOM, AND BEAD HAVE CHURCH IN THERE.
  • 00:25:17.180 --> 00:25:20.270
  • SO I GREW UP IN THAT.
  • 00:25:20.290 --> 00:25:24.220
  • MY DAD INSTANTLY LEFT THE DENOMINATION AND WENT
  • 00:25:24.240 --> 00:25:27.070
  • INTERDENOMINATIONAL AND STARTED A CHURCH, SO I
  • 00:25:27.090 --> 00:25:29.260
  • WAS MAYBE 9 WHEN THAT HAPPENED, BUT I REMEMBER
  • 00:25:29.280 --> 00:25:32.040
  • SOME OF MY COUSINS THAT WERE IN A DENOMINATION
  • 00:25:32.060 --> 00:25:34.140
  • CAME, THEIR CHOIR CAME TO OUR CHURCH, AND I
  • 00:25:34.160 --> 00:25:36.120
  • REMEMBER MY DAD WAS TEACHING THEM THE
  • 00:25:36.140 --> 00:25:38.220
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IN CHRIST AND GRACE WHEN I
  • 00:25:38.240 --> 00:25:40.190
  • WAS A LITTLE GIRL.
  • 00:25:40.210 --> 00:25:43.000
  • AND I REMEMBER MY COUSINS WHO ARE MY AGE SITTING
  • 00:25:43.020 --> 00:25:45.070
  • THERE WITH ALL OF THEIR PEERS FROM SCHOOL JUST
  • 00:25:45.090 --> 00:25:47.030
  • CRYING SAYING WE ALWAYS KNEW THERE WAS AN ANSWER
  • 00:25:47.050 --> 00:25:52.090
  • BECAUSE IT ALWAYS FEELS LIKE EVERY MORNING WHEN
  • 00:25:52.110 --> 00:25:56.100
  • YOU WAKE UP, YOU KNOW, YOU START CLIMBING YOUR
  • 00:25:56.120 --> 00:25:58.290
  • LADDER BECAUSE YOU START OUT IN PRAYER AND YOU
  • 00:25:59.010 --> 00:26:02.270
  • START CLIMBING, AND THEN MAN, BEFORE THE FIRST
  • 00:26:02.290 --> 00:26:05.260
  • CLASS YOU'VE FALLEN OFF THE LADDER BECAUSE YOU'VE
  • 00:26:05.280 --> 00:26:08.070
  • DONE SOMETHING.
  • 00:26:08.090 --> 00:26:11.190
  • AND IT WAS ALWAYS JUST KEEPING, YOU KNOW,
  • 00:26:11.210 --> 00:26:14.130
  • CHRISTIANS DOWN AND GUILTY AND CONDEMNED.
  • 00:26:14.150 --> 00:26:18.160
  • - CONDEMNATION.
  • 00:26:18.180 --> 00:26:20.080
  • - SELF-CONSCIOUS.
  • 00:26:20.100 --> 00:26:22.070
  • - SIN CONSCIOUS AND SELF-CONSCIOUS.
  • 00:26:22.090 --> 00:26:24.090
  • - JOEL OSTEEN: IT'S FUNNY, LAURIE, IT SEEMS
  • 00:26:24.110 --> 00:26:26.060
  • LIKE THE ENEMY ALWAYS WANTS YOU TO NOT FEEL
  • 00:26:26.080 --> 00:26:27.290
  • GOOD ABOUT YOURSELF WHETHER IT'S THROUGH THE
  • 00:26:28.010 --> 00:26:30.090
  • RELIGIOUS SIDE OR JUST HEY, I'M NOT A CHRISTIAN
  • 00:26:30.110 --> 00:26:32.120
  • BUT I COULD NEVER LIVE FOR GOD ANYWAY I'VE MADE
  • 00:26:32.140 --> 00:26:34.060
  • SO MANY MISTAKES.
  • 00:26:34.080 --> 00:26:37.010
  • SO IT SEEMS LIKE IT'S ALWAYS THAT BEING AGAINST
  • 00:26:37.030 --> 00:26:38.230
  • YOURSELF, AND I THINK THAT'S WHY OUR MESSAGES
  • 00:26:38.250 --> 00:26:40.240
  • AND TBN THRIVES IS BECAUSE WE'RE TELLING
  • 00:26:40.260 --> 00:26:42.130
  • PEOPLE THAT GOD'S PLEASED WITH YOU, THAT YOU'RE
  • 00:26:42.150 --> 00:26:44.050
  • MADE IN HIS IMAGE, THAT YOU CAN OVERCOME, YOU CAN
  • 00:26:44.070 --> 00:26:46.290
  • RISE HIGHER, BUT YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO AROUND
  • 00:26:47.010 --> 00:26:49.190
  • FEELING GUILTY AND CONDEMNED AND THERE'S
  • 00:26:49.210 --> 00:26:51.240
  • SOMETHING WRONG WITH ME.
  • 00:26:51.260 --> 00:26:53.190
  • AND THAT'S WHAT AMONG MANY THINGS I LOVE ABOUT
  • 00:26:53.210 --> 00:26:56.150
  • JOSEPH'S MESSAGE TOO, BECAUSE YOU COULD NEVER
  • 00:26:56.170 --> 00:26:58.120
  • MEASURE UP.
  • 00:26:58.140 --> 00:27:00.170
  • LIKE YOU SAID IF IT'S NOT OF FAITH, IT'S SIN THEN
  • 00:27:00.190 --> 00:27:02.140
  • WE NEED TO BE REPENTING ALL THE TIME BECAUSE YOU
  • 00:27:02.160 --> 00:27:04.290
  • KNOW, I HAD A PRIDEFUL THOUGHT OR I HAD -- YOU'D
  • 00:27:05.010 --> 00:27:06.240
  • NEVER GET THERE.
  • 00:27:06.260 --> 00:27:09.150
  • BUT TO TAKE THAT PRESSURE OFF OF YOU AND TO BELIEVE
  • 00:27:09.170 --> 00:27:11.090
  • THAT YOU'RE REDEEMED, YOU'RE FORGIVEN, ACCEPT
  • 00:27:11.110 --> 00:27:12.240
  • THAT GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.
  • 00:27:12.260 --> 00:27:14.150
  • I REMEMBER MY DAD'S BOOK, OTHER THAN MIRACLE IN
  • 00:27:14.170 --> 00:27:16.130
  • YOUR MOUTH, A BOOK MY DAD HAD WRITTEN, THAT WAS
  • 00:27:16.150 --> 00:27:18.100
  • ONE OF MS. MOST POPULAR BOOKS BECAUSE BACK THEN
  • 00:27:18.120 --> 00:27:20.200
  • LIKE YOU SAID IN THOSE DAYS IT WASN'T AS TAUGHT
  • 00:27:20.220 --> 00:27:23.230
  • LIKE IT IS TODAY.
  • 00:27:23.250 --> 00:27:25.290
  • AND JOSEPH, YOU'VE COME ALONG AND BROUGHT IT TO A
  • 00:27:26.010 --> 00:27:28.010
  • WHOLE NEW LEVEL AND BROUGHT IT TO A WHOLE NEW
  • 00:27:28.030 --> 00:27:30.030
  • LIGHT AND IT'S JUST GOD'S ANOINTING AND FAVOR ON
  • 00:27:30.050 --> 00:27:32.210
  • YOUR LIFE, SO WE CELEBRATE THAT, BUT IT
  • 00:27:32.230 --> 00:27:34.180
  • JUST SEEMS TO ME LIKE IT'S ALWAYS -- BECAUSE I
  • 00:27:34.200 --> 00:27:36.190
  • SEE IT FROM THE OTHER SIZE OF NON BELIEVERS,
  • 00:27:36.210 --> 00:27:38.230
  • LIKE JOEL, WILL YOU PRAY FOR ME?
  • 00:27:38.250 --> 00:27:40.280
  • I'M NOT GOOD ENOUGH.
  • 00:27:41.000 --> 00:27:42.230
  • GOD WON'T HEAR MY PRAYERS.
  • 00:27:42.250 --> 00:27:44.120
  • IT'S THAT WHOLE THING.
  • 00:27:44.140 --> 00:27:46.050
  • WHY IS THAT?
  • 00:27:46.070 --> 00:27:48.040
  • WELL, I HAVEN'T LIVED RIGHT.
  • 00:27:48.060 --> 00:27:49.220
  • I HAVEN'T DONE THIS.
  • 00:27:49.240 --> 00:27:51.260
  • IT'S JUST EVEN A FAMOUS COMEDIAN TOLD ME WHEN I
  • 00:27:51.280 --> 00:27:53.290
  • WAS ON HIS SHOW SOMETIME, HE SAID, YOU KNOW WHAT?
  • 00:27:54.010 --> 00:27:55.250
  • WHY DON'T YOU JUST BE LIKE THE CATHOLICS.
  • 00:27:55.270 --> 00:27:57.220
  • WE GO TO CHURCH JUST TO GET THE GUILT HEAPED ON IT.
  • 00:27:57.240 --> 00:27:58.290
  • HE WAS MAKING A JOKE.
  • 00:27:59.010 --> 00:28:00.160
  • BUT IN A SENSE, EVERYBODY IS GUILTY ENOUGH.
  • 00:28:00.180 --> 00:28:01.220
  • [ MUSIC ]
  • 00:28:01.240 --> 00:28:10.280
  • - IT IS NOT BY YOUR OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:28:11.000 --> 00:28:12.210
  • IT IS NOT BY MY OBEDIENCE, BUT BY THE
  • 00:28:12.230 --> 00:28:15.100
  • OBEDIENCE OF THAT ONE MAN.
  • 00:28:15.120 --> 00:28:17.270
  • WE ARE MADE RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:28:17.290 --> 00:28:20.100
  • AMEN.
  • 00:28:20.120 --> 00:28:22.020
  • BY ADAM'S SIN, BY ADAM'S DISOBEDIENCE WE ARE ALL
  • 00:28:22.040 --> 00:28:26.130
  • MADE SINNERS, SO WE SIN BECAUSE WE ARE SINNERS.
  • 00:28:26.150 --> 00:28:30.000
  • WE ARE SINNERS BECAUSE OF ADAM'S SIN.
  • 00:28:30.020 --> 00:28:32.090
  • AMEN.
  • 00:28:32.110 --> 00:28:34.260
  • NOW THAT WE ARE SAVED BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE,
  • 00:28:34.280 --> 00:28:35.270
  • HOW ARE YOU AND I MADE RIGHTEOUS?
  • 00:28:35.290 --> 00:28:36.210
  • BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:28:36.230 --> 00:28:38.150
  • BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE, WE ARE MADE RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:28:38.170 --> 00:28:41.030
  • NOW, WHEN WE SIN, AND WE --COME ON, FOLKS, I'M NOT
  • 00:28:41.050 --> 00:28:45.040
  • ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TO SIN, ALL RIGHT?
  • 00:28:45.060 --> 00:28:48.050
  • BUT YOU WILL SIN.
  • 00:28:48.070 --> 00:28:50.140
  • WHEN YOU SIN, WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?
  • 00:28:50.160 --> 00:28:53.200
  • DO YOU BELIEVE THAT BY YOUR ACT OF SIN, YOU HAVE
  • 00:28:53.220 --> 00:28:55.170
  • BECOME UNRIGHTEOUS?
  • 00:28:55.190 --> 00:28:57.080
  • THEN WHAT WE ARE SAYING, IN ESSENCE, IS THAT WHAT
  • 00:28:57.100 --> 00:28:59.080
  • ADAM DID IS GREATER THAN WHAT JESUS DID.
  • 00:28:59.100 --> 00:29:02.190
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:29:02.210 --> 00:29:06.280
  • - YOU KNOW, IT'S INTERESTING BECAUSE WHEN
  • 00:29:07.000 --> 00:29:08.130
  • JESUS WAS TEMPTED IN THE WILDERNESS, THE ENEMY, HIS
  • 00:29:08.150 --> 00:29:12.020
  • ACCUSATION WAS, "IF YOU ARE THE SON OF GOD..." AND
  • 00:29:12.040 --> 00:29:15.180
  • WE ALWAYS THINK OF THAT AS HIM OVERCOMING TEMPTATION,
  • 00:29:15.200 --> 00:29:20.250
  • BUT REALLY THAT STATEMENT, "IF YOU ARE THE SON OF
  • 00:29:20.270 --> 00:29:23.260
  • GOD..." IS A STATEMENT OF DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE?
  • 00:29:23.280 --> 00:29:27.210
  • AND YOU'RE NOT WORTHY.
  • 00:29:27.230 --> 00:29:29.160
  • AND I THINK HE STARTED THAT WHOLE THING TO DOUBT
  • 00:29:29.180 --> 00:29:32.140
  • WHO HE WAS, TO DOUBT HIS WORTH.
  • 00:29:32.160 --> 00:29:35.170
  • AND SO WE HEAR IT PREACHED THE OTHER WAY A LOT, BUT
  • 00:29:35.190 --> 00:29:39.100
  • REALLY, HE DIDN'T EVEN REALLY KNOW WHO HE WAS.
  • 00:29:39.120 --> 00:29:42.000
  • HE DIDN'T KNOW IF HE WAS REALLY THE SON OF GOD.
  • 00:29:42.020 --> 00:29:44.150
  • HE DIDN'T KNOW, AND HE WAS ASKING HIM,
  • 00:29:44.170 --> 00:29:46.180
  • "IF YOU ARE...".
  • 00:29:46.200 --> 00:29:48.050
  • I DON'T THINK YOU ARE, DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE?
  • 00:29:48.070 --> 00:29:51.010
  • AND I THINK EVERY DAY, THAT IS WHAT THE
  • 00:29:51.030 --> 00:29:53.230
  • CIRCUMSTANCES ARE ASKING US.
  • 00:29:53.250 --> 00:29:55.220
  • THAT'S WHAT THIS LIFE IS ASKING US.
  • 00:29:55.240 --> 00:29:57.270
  • DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE?
  • 00:29:57.290 --> 00:29:59.260
  • ARE YOU A CHILD OF THE MOST HIGH GOD?
  • 00:29:59.280 --> 00:30:02.000
  • AND THAT'S WHAT THESE TWO TEACHINGS SAY IS THAT YOU
  • 00:30:02.020 --> 00:30:04.190
  • HAVE TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE.
  • 00:30:04.210 --> 00:30:07.100
  • YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE THAT.
  • 00:30:07.120 --> 00:30:09.170
  • AND THEN WE ALL HAVE DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES.
  • 00:30:09.190 --> 00:30:12.100
  • WHERE I MAY TAKE THAT MESSAGE OF GRACE AND
  • 00:30:12.120 --> 00:30:15.170
  • BALANCE IT IN MY LIFE TO WHERE I CAN LIVE IT IN
  • 00:30:15.190 --> 00:30:18.190
  • FAITH, SOMEONE ELSE MAY DO IT EXTREMELY DIFFERENT,
  • 00:30:18.210 --> 00:30:21.130
  • BUT THE GRACE MESSAGE, THAT FABRIC OF WHAT IT IS
  • 00:30:21.150 --> 00:30:24.180
  • IS WHAT IT IS.
  • 00:30:24.200 --> 00:30:26.120
  • THE HOPE, YOU HAVE TO HAVE THAT HOPE.
  • 00:30:26.140 --> 00:30:29.170
  • IT TAKES YOU A LITTLE WHILE TO GET ANCHORED BACK
  • 00:30:29.190 --> 00:30:32.230
  • DOWN, AND SOME PEOPLE MAY BE I BELIEVE TO ANCHOR
  • 00:30:32.250 --> 00:30:35.000
  • THEMSELVES SOONER, BUT IT'S THAT FABRIC OF HOPE
  • 00:30:35.020 --> 00:30:38.220
  • AND GRACE AND WHO YOU ARE THAT WE HAVE TO ADOPT INTO
  • 00:30:38.240 --> 00:30:42.100
  • OUR LIFE AND JUST NO QUESTIONS ASKED.
  • 00:30:42.120 --> 00:30:44.240
  • WHO ARE YOU?
  • 00:30:44.260 --> 00:30:46.110
  • THAT'S WHAT YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES WANT TO SAY.
  • 00:30:46.130 --> 00:30:48.050
  • THEY SAY, IF YOU'RE DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER,
  • 00:30:48.070 --> 00:30:50.030
  • DOES GOD LOVE YOU? WHO ARE YOU?
  • 00:30:50.050 --> 00:30:52.270
  • YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO SAY, I AM A CHILD OF THE
  • 00:30:52.290 --> 00:30:55.070
  • MOST HIGH GOD, AND I BELIEVE THAT
  • 00:30:55.090 --> 00:30:56.200
  • GOD CAN HEAL ME.
  • 00:30:56.220 --> 00:30:58.070
  • HE CAN RESTORE HEALTH INTO ME AND HEAL ME OF MY
  • 00:30:58.090 --> 00:31:00.030
  • WOUNDS, AND I'M MOVING FORWARD, AND I'M GOING TO
  • 00:31:00.050 --> 00:31:02.010
  • LIVE IN THAT PLACE.
  • 00:31:02.030 --> 00:31:03.210
  • LISTEN, WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE.
  • 00:31:03.230 --> 00:31:05.210
  • WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE.
  • 00:31:05.230 --> 00:31:07.100
  • LET'S DIE IN FAITH.
  • 00:31:07.120 --> 00:31:09.010
  • LET'S DIE BEING A LIGHT ON THIS EARTH, AND I THINK
  • 00:31:09.030 --> 00:31:10.210
  • THAT'S THE WHOLE MESSAGE HERE IS TO JUST KNOW WHO
  • 00:31:10.230 --> 00:31:13.140
  • YOU ARE AND LIVE IT OUT TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY.
  • 00:31:13.160 --> 00:31:17.210
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:31:17.230 --> 00:31:23.180
  • - THE MESSAGE OF HOPE, THE MESSAGE OF GRACE, IT'S
  • 00:31:23.200 --> 00:31:27.070
  • AMAZING, SOME PEOPLE WILL FIGHT YOU FOR PREACHING
  • 00:31:27.090 --> 00:31:29.130
  • HOPE AND GRACE. AMEN?
  • 00:31:29.150 --> 00:31:33.060
  • I CANNOT UNDERSTAND THAT.
  • 00:31:33.080 --> 00:31:36.010
  • IT IS ALMOST LIKE THERE'S A VEIL OVER THEIR EYES.
  • 00:31:36.030 --> 00:31:41.040
  • I DIG ORTHODOXY, BUT HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SAVED?
  • 00:31:41.060 --> 00:31:45.040
  • WITH ALL OF YOUR CORRECT DOCTRINE, HOW MANY ARE
  • 00:31:45.060 --> 00:31:47.200
  • RESPONDING TO JESUS AT YOUR PREACHING?
  • 00:31:47.220 --> 00:31:50.050
  • IN THIS HOUSE, THE MINISTRY OF JOEL OSTEEN
  • 00:31:50.070 --> 00:31:56.190
  • HAS PEOPLE THAT ARE MORE THAN 50% TUNING IN WHO ARE
  • 00:31:56.210 --> 00:31:59.230
  • NOT CHURCH GOERS, WHO ARE NOT BORN-AGAIN PEOPLE
  • 00:31:59.250 --> 00:32:02.220
  • TUNING IN, AND ALL THEY KNOW IS THAT GOD IS A GOOD
  • 00:32:02.240 --> 00:32:04.220
  • GOD, AND THEY SEE IT ON THE REFLECTION OF THE
  • 00:32:04.240 --> 00:32:07.270
  • HANDSOME FACE.
  • 00:32:07.290 --> 00:32:09.230
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:32:09.250 --> 00:32:12.090
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:32:12.110 --> 00:32:14.220
  • - IF SOMEBODY IS THINKING RIGHT NOW ABOUT
  • 00:32:14.240 --> 00:32:19.060
  • THEMSELVES, MOST LIKELY THEY'RE THINKING THEY'RE
  • 00:32:19.080 --> 00:32:23.130
  • NOT GOOD ENOUGH.
  • 00:32:23.150 --> 00:32:25.160
  • MOST LIKELY, THEY'RE SAYING, LOOK AT THOSE FOLKS.
  • 00:32:25.180 --> 00:32:28.130
  • YOU ALL GOT SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
  • 00:32:28.150 --> 00:32:31.280
  • YOU SMELL GOOD.
  • 00:32:32.000 --> 00:32:33.170
  • I MEAN ALL --YOU LOOK GOOD, AND PEOPLE THAT ARE
  • 00:32:33.190 --> 00:32:37.210
  • SOMETIMES VIEWING, THEY JUST DON'T FEEL, OR
  • 00:32:37.230 --> 00:32:45.080
  • THEY'RE JUST SO SELF CONSCIOUS.
  • 00:32:45.100 --> 00:32:47.040
  • SO WHAT IS KIND OF AN INTRODUCTORY TO A MESSAGE
  • 00:32:47.060 --> 00:32:51.060
  • OF GRACE THAT STARTS GETTING THEM OUTSIDE OF
  • 00:32:51.080 --> 00:32:53.210
  • THEMSELVES? THE EXACT PHRASES.
  • 00:32:53.230 --> 00:32:57.250
  • WHEN I STARTED READING "DESTINED TO REIGN" A
  • 00:32:57.270 --> 00:33:00.200
  • NUMBER OF YEARS AGO, YOU WERE FRAMING SOME OF THE
  • 00:33:00.220 --> 00:33:04.020
  • THINGS THAT I THOUGHT, AND I FELT LIKE YOU HAD PUT
  • 00:33:04.040 --> 00:33:07.130
  • WORDS ON PAGES TO WHAT I WAS FEELING AND KNOWING ON
  • 00:33:07.150 --> 00:33:10.090
  • THE INSIDE.
  • 00:33:10.110 --> 00:33:12.100
  • HOW DO YOU GET SOMEBODY EXCITED ABOUT THIS MESSAGE
  • 00:33:12.120 --> 00:33:17.080
  • IF THEY REALLY DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT IT AND THEY
  • 00:33:17.100 --> 00:33:20.190
  • JUST THINK --THE LAST THINK I WOULD WANT
  • 00:33:20.210 --> 00:33:23.170
  • SOMEBODY TO DO IS WATCH THIS BROADCAST CONCERNING,
  • 00:33:23.190 --> 00:33:26.170
  • YOU KNOW, HOPE AND GRACE AND CONFUSE
  • 00:33:26.190 --> 00:33:29.280
  • IT WITH REGULAR CHURCH.
  • 00:33:30.000 --> 00:33:31.230
  • WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT REGULAR CHURCH.
  • 00:33:31.250 --> 00:33:33.220
  • WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE IDEA THAT THIS IS A
  • 00:33:33.240 --> 00:33:36.130
  • COMPLETELY REVOLUTIONARY CONCEPT WHICH, FOR SOME
  • 00:33:36.150 --> 00:33:41.180
  • REASON, FEELS LIKE A REVOLUTIONARY CONCEPT.
  • 00:33:41.200 --> 00:33:44.010
  • IT SHOULD HAVE NEVER FELT LIKE THIS.
  • 00:33:44.030 --> 00:33:45.260
  • IT SHOULD HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THIS WAY.
  • 00:33:45.280 --> 00:33:47.220
  • HOW DO YOU GET THEM INTRODUCED TO THIS?
  • 00:33:47.240 --> 00:33:49.150
  • - I THINK YOUR VIEWERS, WHETHER THEY ARE BELIEVERS
  • 00:33:49.170 --> 00:33:51.290
  • OR NOT, THEY ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE FACT THAT
  • 00:33:52.010 --> 00:33:56.060
  • RELIGION AS IT IS IS NOT WORKING, RIGHT?
  • 00:33:56.080 --> 00:33:59.090
  • AND WE ARE NOT ABOUT RELIGION.
  • 00:33:59.110 --> 00:34:01.040
  • IN FACT, THERE'S NOT A RELIGIOUS BONE IN OUR
  • 00:34:01.060 --> 00:34:02.230
  • BODIES THE WAY I SEE IT.
  • 00:34:02.250 --> 00:34:04.140
  • BUT BEING SPIRITUAL IS SOMETHING ELSE.
  • 00:34:04.160 --> 00:34:06.060
  • THE WORLD WANTS TO BE SPIRITUAL, AT LEAST MOST
  • 00:34:06.080 --> 00:34:08.280
  • PEOPLE I KNOW, AND THEY EQUATE, THEY SEE THE
  • 00:34:09.000 --> 00:34:11.200
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BEING RELIGIOUS AND BEING SPIRITUAL.
  • 00:34:11.220 --> 00:34:15.110
  • NOW JESUS IS SPIRITUAL, BUT WHEN HE CAME --AND I
  • 00:34:15.130 --> 00:34:19.000
  • THINK YOUR VIEWERS CAN IDENTIFY WITH THE FACT
  • 00:34:19.020 --> 00:34:21.220
  • THAT JESUS WAS DIFFERENT FROM THE RELIGIOUS
  • 00:34:21.240 --> 00:34:24.260
  • LEADERS OF HIS DAY.
  • 00:34:24.280 --> 00:34:26.180
  • IN FACT, HIS STRONGEST WORDS -- HE SPOKE WORDS OF
  • 00:34:26.200 --> 00:34:31.160
  • LOVE, WORDS OF SPIRIT AND LIFE, BUT HIS STRONGEST
  • 00:34:31.180 --> 00:34:34.290
  • WORDS WERE RESERVED FOR THE PHARISEES, NOT FOR THE
  • 00:34:35.010 --> 00:34:38.270
  • PROSTITUTES, NOT FOR THE TAX COLLECTORS,
  • 00:34:38.290 --> 00:34:42.090
  • NOT FOR THE SOCIAL OUTCASTS.
  • 00:34:42.110 --> 00:34:44.070
  • YOU NEVER FIND JESUS CALLING THEM "YOU BROOD OF
  • 00:34:44.090 --> 00:34:45.290
  • VIPERS", BUT YOU FIND HIM SAYING THAT TO THE
  • 00:34:46.010 --> 00:34:49.120
  • PHARISEES; PHARISEES WHO KNEW THE SCRIPTURES
  • 00:34:49.140 --> 00:34:52.240
  • BACK-TO-BACK, PHARISEES WHO HAVE A HOLIER THAN
  • 00:34:52.260 --> 00:34:55.180
  • THOU ATTITUDE, PHARISEES WHO TRUST IN THEIR OWN,
  • 00:34:55.200 --> 00:34:58.160
  • TRYING TO ESTABLISH THEIR OWN RIGHTEOUSNESS AS
  • 00:34:58.180 --> 00:35:00.170
  • OPPOSED TO SUBMITTING TO THEIR OWN GIFT OF
  • 00:35:00.190 --> 00:35:03.150
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS, PHARISEES WHO BOAST ABOUT WHO THEY
  • 00:35:03.170 --> 00:35:07.050
  • ARE BEING CONSCIOUS OF SELF STATUS AND ALL OF THAT.
  • 00:35:07.070 --> 00:35:09.190
  • THESE ARE THE ONES WHO WERE NOT HAPPY WITH JESUS.
  • 00:35:09.210 --> 00:35:12.070
  • IN FACT, THEY ARE THE ONES THAT FOUND
  • 00:35:12.090 --> 00:35:15.230
  • FALL WITH JESUS.
  • 00:35:15.250 --> 00:35:17.250
  • I LOVE LUKE 15 HOW IT SAYS THAT THE PHARISEES CAME,
  • 00:35:17.270 --> 00:35:21.110
  • AND THEN JESUS TURNED TO THEM AND SAID, "IF ANY MAN
  • 00:35:21.130 --> 00:35:24.000
  • WILL COME AFTER ME, LET HIM DENY HIMSELF." IT'S
  • 00:35:24.020 --> 00:35:26.100
  • ALMOST AS IF A STANDARD WAS GIVEN, BUT IN THE VERY
  • 00:35:26.120 --> 00:35:28.260
  • NEXT CHAPTER OF LUKE 15, THE PARABLE OF THE
  • 00:35:28.280 --> 00:35:32.200
  • PRODIGAL SON, IT STARTS BY SAYING, "THEN DREW NEAR
  • 00:35:32.220 --> 00:35:35.110
  • ALL THE SINNERS TO HIM." THEN HE STARTED
  • 00:35:35.130 --> 00:35:37.200
  • SHARING ABOUT A MAN HAD A HUNDRED SHEEP,
  • 00:35:37.220 --> 00:35:40.210
  • AND HE LOST ONE, ALL RIGHT?
  • 00:35:40.230 --> 00:35:43.220
  • THIS SHEPHERD WOULD LEAVE THE 99.
  • 00:35:43.240 --> 00:35:45.180
  • NUMBER ONE, YOU DON'T FIND A SHEPHERD LIKE THAT.
  • 00:35:45.200 --> 00:35:47.110
  • WHO WOULD LEAVE THE 99 TO FIND THE ONE THAT'S LOST?
  • 00:35:47.130 --> 00:35:49.110
  • YOU GOT TO JUST FACTOR IN YOUR LOST.
  • 00:35:49.130 --> 00:35:51.180
  • BUT THIS SHEPHERD WOULD LEAVE THE 99 TO FIND THAT
  • 00:35:51.200 --> 00:35:54.000
  • ONE, AND THEN WHEN HE FINDS THAT ONE, I LOVE THE
  • 00:35:54.020 --> 00:35:57.210
  • FACT THAT IT SAYS, "UNTIL HE FINDS IT..." AND WHEN
  • 00:35:57.230 --> 00:36:00.220
  • HE FINDS THAT ONE, HE PUTS IT ON HIS SHOULDERS.
  • 00:36:00.240 --> 00:36:02.220
  • LOOK AT THIS. THIS IS EXTRA BIG.
  • 00:36:02.240 --> 00:36:05.040
  • HE GOES TO HIS FRIENDS AND SAID, LET'S PARTY.
  • 00:36:05.060 --> 00:36:07.220
  • LET'S CELEBRATE WITH ME.
  • 00:36:07.240 --> 00:36:09.160
  • I FOUND THE SHEEP THAT WAS LOST.
  • 00:36:09.180 --> 00:36:11.010
  • WHICH SHEPHERD DOES THAT? ONLY ONE, HIM.
  • 00:36:11.030 --> 00:36:13.080
  • AND THE BIBLE SAYS THAT HE SAID THIS, "LIKEWISE,
  • 00:36:13.100 --> 00:36:16.090
  • THERE IS JOY IN HEAVEN OVER ONE SINNER THAT
  • 00:36:16.110 --> 00:36:19.240
  • REPENTS MORE THAN 99 THAT NEEDS TO REPENT." SO CALLS
  • 00:36:19.260 --> 00:36:24.060
  • IT REPENTANCE, AND I READ IT ONE DAY AND ASKED
  • 00:36:24.080 --> 00:36:27.060
  • MYSELF, LORD, TELL ME HOW DID A SHEEP REPENT?
  • 00:36:27.080 --> 00:36:31.280
  • THE SHEEP WAS LOST.
  • 00:36:32.000 --> 00:36:33.190
  • THE SHEPHERD SOUGHT FOR THE SHEEP UNTIL HE FOUND IT.
  • 00:36:33.210 --> 00:36:38.120
  • THE SHEPHERD PICKED THE SHEEP UP.
  • 00:36:38.140 --> 00:36:39.270
  • HE PUT IT ON HIS STRONG SHOULDERS.
  • 00:36:39.290 --> 00:36:41.210
  • WHAT DID THE SHEEP DO?
  • 00:36:41.230 --> 00:36:43.010
  • - NOTHING.
  • 00:36:43.030 --> 00:36:45.010
  • - ACCEPT TO CONSENT, CONSENT TO BE LOVED,
  • 00:36:45.030 --> 00:36:47.020
  • CONSENT TO BE CARRIED, CONSENT TO REST ON HIS
  • 00:36:47.040 --> 00:36:50.280
  • STRONG SHOULDERS, AND ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS CONSENT.
  • 00:36:51.000 --> 00:36:54.130
  • SALVATION STARTS WHEN YOU CONSENT TO BE LOVED BY HIM.
  • 00:36:54.150 --> 00:36:57.190
  • - WHEN SIN FIRST CAME INTO THE WORLD, THE FIRST
  • 00:37:07.150 --> 00:37:09.170
  • THING THAT ADAM AND EVE DID, THEY HID FROM GOD,
  • 00:37:09.190 --> 00:37:13.100
  • AND THEY WERE ASHAMED.
  • 00:37:13.120 --> 00:37:15.120
  • SO SIN BRINGS FEAR.
  • 00:37:15.140 --> 00:37:17.210
  • I HEARD YOUR VOICE, AND I WAS AFRAID,
  • 00:37:17.230 --> 00:37:19.130
  • AND I WAS ASHAMED.
  • 00:37:19.150 --> 00:37:21.210
  • GRACE TAKES AWAY THE FEAR AND THE SHAME SO THAT WE
  • 00:37:21.230 --> 00:37:25.000
  • CAN HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD WITHOUT
  • 00:37:25.020 --> 00:37:28.180
  • FEAR AND SHAME.
  • 00:37:28.200 --> 00:37:30.260
  • THAT'S GRACE, AND THAT UNMERITED, UNDESERVED
  • 00:37:30.280 --> 00:37:33.290
  • FAVOR OF GOD IS WHAT CAUSES ME TO LOVE HIM WITH
  • 00:37:34.010 --> 00:37:36.280
  • ALL OF MY HEART.
  • 00:37:37.000 --> 00:37:38.210
  • - ANNOUNCER: THE TRINITY BROADCASTING FAMILY OF
  • 00:37:42.050 --> 00:37:44.100
  • NETWORKS INTRODUCED FOR PILLARS OF TRUTH:
  • 00:37:44.120 --> 00:37:47.240
  • THE BLESSED LIFE,
  • 00:37:47.260 --> 00:37:50.110
  • GRACE,
  • 00:37:50.130 --> 00:37:51.290
  • SPIRIT CONTEMPORARY,
  • 00:37:52.010 --> 00:37:54.010
  • AND HOPE.
  • 00:37:54.030 --> 00:37:56.240
  • YOU CAN APPROACH THE THRONE OF THE LIVING GOD
  • 00:37:56.260 --> 00:37:59.120
  • WITH CONFIDENCE AND DISCOVER HIS AMAZING GRACE.
  • 00:37:59.140 --> 00:38:02.110
  • TODAY, HE OFFERS EVERY ONE OF US THIS PILLAR
  • 00:38:02.130 --> 00:38:06.200
  • FOR LIFE: GRACE.
  • 00:38:06.220 --> 00:38:09.040
  • - I DON'T KNOW WHERE THIS IMPRESSION, I BELIEVE
  • 00:38:14.050 --> 00:38:15.280
  • IT'S OF THE FLESH.
  • 00:38:16.000 --> 00:38:17.120
  • IT'S VERY EASY TO BELIEVE LEGALISM, RELIGION,
  • 00:38:17.140 --> 00:38:21.160
  • BECAUSE IT APPEALS TO THE FLESH.
  • 00:38:21.180 --> 00:38:24.030
  • GRACE IS SOMETHING THAT IT TAKES THE HOLY
  • 00:38:24.050 --> 00:38:26.160
  • SPIRIT TO ILLUCIDATE.
  • 00:38:26.180 --> 00:38:29.080
  • TO SAY DO GOOD, GET GOOD; DO BAD, GET BAD; ANYONE
  • 00:38:29.100 --> 00:38:31.110
  • CAN TEACH THAT.
  • 00:38:31.130 --> 00:38:33.290
  • IN FACT, MOST RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS TEACHES THAT.
  • 00:38:34.010 --> 00:38:36.290
  • BUT TO SAY YOU CAN RECEIVE GOOD YOU DON'T DESERVE
  • 00:38:37.010 --> 00:38:40.120
  • BECAUSE ANOTHER RECEIVES ALL THE BAD THAT WE
  • 00:38:40.140 --> 00:38:43.160
  • DESERVED, THAT TAKES THE HOLY SPIRIT, ALL RIGHT?
  • 00:38:43.180 --> 00:38:47.250
  • TO TEACH RELIGION DOESN'T TAKE THE HOLY SPIRIT.
  • 00:38:47.270 --> 00:38:51.010
  • SO I'M AMUSED SOMETIMES WHEN I HEAR PEOPLE SAYING
  • 00:38:51.030 --> 00:38:53.180
  • THAT, OH, I'M NOT INTO THAT GRACE TEACHING.
  • 00:38:53.200 --> 00:38:57.230
  • IT IS AIN'T GRACE TEACHING, IT'S THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:38:57.250 --> 00:39:01.150
  • GRACE IS JUST A REDISCOVERY OF THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:39:01.170 --> 00:39:04.160
  • IT'S AS THOUGH IT'S BEEN HIDDEN FOR SOME TIME, AND
  • 00:39:04.180 --> 00:39:07.160
  • ON MY PART, I FEEL MY ROLE IS JUST TO PICK TOUCH AND
  • 00:39:07.180 --> 00:39:11.010
  • DUST OFF THE GOSPEL.
  • 00:39:11.030 --> 00:39:13.060
  • LIKE KING JOSIAH FOUND THE LAW OF THE LORD AFTER
  • 00:39:13.080 --> 00:39:15.170
  • IT WAS HIDDEN FOR SOME TIME.
  • 00:39:15.190 --> 00:39:17.270
  • WE ARE JUST DUSTING OFF AND LOOKING AT WHAT THE
  • 00:39:17.290 --> 00:39:20.270
  • REAL GOSPEL IS ALL ABOUT AND TELLING THE WORLD.
  • 00:39:20.290 --> 00:39:24.200
  • THE BIBLE SAYS IN TITUS THAT THE GRACE OF GOD HAS
  • 00:39:24.220 --> 00:39:27.080
  • APPEARED, BECOME VISIBLE, TO ALL MEN.
  • 00:39:27.100 --> 00:39:30.150
  • THAT TELLS US GRACE, GRACE OF GOD THAT BRINGS
  • 00:39:30.170 --> 00:39:33.240
  • SALVATION HAS APPEARED TO ALL MEN,
  • 00:39:33.260 --> 00:39:35.110
  • HAVE BECOME VISIBLE.
  • 00:39:35.130 --> 00:39:37.020
  • THAT TELLS US GRACE IS NOT A DOCTRINE.
  • 00:39:37.040 --> 00:39:38.240
  • GRACE IS THE PERSON OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, AND
  • 00:39:38.260 --> 00:39:42.070
  • THERE ARE NEW VOICES THAT WANT TO REDEFINE GRACE
  • 00:39:42.090 --> 00:39:45.230
  • THAT'S NOT BASED ON SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:39:45.250 --> 00:39:47.180
  • SCRIPTURE DEFINES GRACE LIKE THIS: IF IT BE OF
  • 00:39:47.200 --> 00:39:49.260
  • WORKS, IN THE BOOK OF ROMANS, IF IT BE OF WORKS,
  • 00:39:49.280 --> 00:39:52.100
  • IT'S NO MORE OF GRACE.
  • 00:39:52.120 --> 00:39:54.200
  • IF IT BE OF GRACE, IT'S NO MORE OF WORKS.
  • 00:39:54.220 --> 00:39:57.250
  • OTHERWISE, WORKS IS NO MORE WORKS.
  • 00:39:57.270 --> 00:39:59.230
  • GRACE IS NO MORE GRACE, RIGHT?
  • 00:39:59.250 --> 00:40:01.120
  • SO GRACE IS THE OPPOSITE OF WORKS.
  • 00:40:01.140 --> 00:40:04.070
  • NOW, WE NEED WORKS IN OUR LIFE, BUT MANY TIMES WE
  • 00:40:04.090 --> 00:40:07.290
  • DON'T REALIZE THAT WE BECOME HOLY BY ACCIDENT.
  • 00:40:08.010 --> 00:40:11.020
  • WHEN YOUR MIND IS FULL OF HOPE, YOUR HEART IS FULL
  • 00:40:11.040 --> 00:40:15.130
  • OF FAITH, THOSE ARE ACTUALLY CHARACTERISTICS
  • 00:40:15.150 --> 00:40:18.240
  • OF HOLINESS.
  • 00:40:18.260 --> 00:40:21.180
  • AND WHEN JESUS LOOKED AT THE SEVEN CHURCHES, AND I
  • 00:40:21.200 --> 00:40:25.080
  • KNOW THAT THIS SESSION MIGHT NOT BE ABOUT THE
  • 00:40:25.100 --> 00:40:27.160
  • SEVEN CHURCHES, BUT I JUST WANT TO TELL YOU THE FIRST
  • 00:40:27.180 --> 00:40:30.060
  • CHURCH THAT HE LOOKED AT, AND HE WAS ASSESSING THE
  • 00:40:30.080 --> 00:40:32.110
  • CHURCH LIKE A MANAGER WOULD ASSESS HIS
  • 00:40:32.130 --> 00:40:33.280
  • EMPLOYEES, IT'S NOT A MATTER OF SALVATION.
  • 00:40:34.000 --> 00:40:37.150
  • IT'S A MATTER OF MINISTRY, REWARDS OR NO REWARDS.
  • 00:40:37.170 --> 00:40:40.000
  • AND IT'S A MATTER OF WHETHER HE REMOVED
  • 00:40:40.020 --> 00:40:42.020
  • YOUR CANDLE STICK.
  • 00:40:42.040 --> 00:40:43.180
  • IT'S NOT A MATTER OF REMOVING YOUR SALVATION.
  • 00:40:43.200 --> 00:40:45.090
  • HE NEVER SAYS, I'LL REMOVE YOUR SALVATION.
  • 00:40:45.110 --> 00:40:47.020
  • HE SAYS, IF YOU DON'T DO THIS, IF YOU DON'T CHANGE
  • 00:40:47.040 --> 00:40:49.080
  • YOUR MIND ABOUT THIS, IF YOU DON'T REPENT, I'LL
  • 00:40:49.100 --> 00:40:50.270
  • REMOVE YOUR CANDLE STICK.
  • 00:40:50.290 --> 00:40:52.220
  • IN THE BOOK OF REVELATION, THE CANDLE STICK IS THE
  • 00:40:52.240 --> 00:40:55.140
  • CHURCH, THE LOCAL CHURCH.
  • 00:40:55.160 --> 00:40:58.040
  • JOHN SAW SEVEN GOLDEN LAMP STANDS, SEVEN MENORAHS,
  • 00:40:58.060 --> 00:41:01.250
  • AND THE INTERPRETATION IS THAT THE SEVEN MENORAHS
  • 00:41:01.270 --> 00:41:05.140
  • ARE THE SEVEN CHURCHES IN ASIA MINOR AT THAT TIME.
  • 00:41:05.160 --> 00:41:09.000
  • SO LET'S USE THAT ANALOGY, ALL RIGHT?
  • 00:41:09.020 --> 00:41:11.020
  • HE WAS LOOKING AT THE CHURCH AND SAYING,
  • 00:41:11.040 --> 00:41:13.140
  • IF YOU DON'T REPENT, YOU DON'T CHANGE YOUR MIND,
  • 00:41:13.160 --> 00:41:15.050
  • I'LL REMOVE YOUR CANDLE STICK.
  • 00:41:15.070 --> 00:41:16.240
  • WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? YOUR CHURCH SHUTS DOWN.
  • 00:41:16.260 --> 00:41:18.090
  • - WOW.
  • 00:41:18.110 --> 00:41:19.280
  • - BUT THE PEOPLE THAT ARE SAVED WILL GO SOMEWHERE ELSE.
  • 00:41:20.000 --> 00:41:22.030
  • NOW, IN A FORM, IT'S A CHASTISEMENT.
  • 00:41:22.050 --> 00:41:25.100
  • THE LORD IS ASSESSING THE PASTORS.
  • 00:41:25.120 --> 00:41:28.020
  • HE'S TALKING TO THE PASTOR OF A CHURCH,
  • 00:41:28.040 --> 00:41:29.150
  • THE ANGEL OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:41:29.170 --> 00:41:31.050
  • NOW, IT CANNOT BE AN ANGEL OF GOD WITH WINGS BECAUSE
  • 00:41:31.070 --> 00:41:33.060
  • YOU DON'T TELL AN ANGEL OF GOD, "YOU HAVE LEFT YOUR
  • 00:41:33.080 --> 00:41:36.030
  • FIRST LOVE. YOU ARE FALLEN.
  • 00:41:36.050 --> 00:41:37.250
  • REMEMBER FROM WHERE YOU FELL" BECAUSE IT WOULD BE
  • 00:41:37.270 --> 00:41:39.120
  • A FALLEN ANGEL, RIGHT?
  • 00:41:39.140 --> 00:41:41.260
  • SO HE IS TALKING TO THE ANGLOS IN THE GREEK,
  • 00:41:41.280 --> 00:41:43.270
  • THE PASTOR OF THE CHURCH.
  • 00:41:43.290 --> 00:41:45.190
  • HE HOLD THE PASTOR RESPONSIBLE.
  • 00:41:45.210 --> 00:41:47.120
  • NOW, LOOK AT THIS.
  • 00:41:47.140 --> 00:41:49.060
  • I HAVE THIS SCRIPTURE UP HERE IN REVELATION 2.
  • 00:41:49.080 --> 00:41:51.200
  • JESUS SAID TO THE FIRST CHURCH OF EPHESUS,
  • 00:41:51.220 --> 00:41:54.110
  • LOOK AT THAT, "I KNOW YOUR WORKS, YOUR LABOR, YOUR
  • 00:41:54.130 --> 00:41:58.170
  • PATIENCE." NOTICE THE ORDER, "I KNOW YOUR WORKS,
  • 00:41:58.190 --> 00:42:02.100
  • YOUR LABOR, YOUR PATIENCE." NOW, FOR MOST
  • 00:42:02.120 --> 00:42:04.190
  • OF US, WE SAY, HEY, THAT'S GREAT.
  • 00:42:04.210 --> 00:42:06.170
  • THIS CHURCH HAS WORKS, THEY HAVE LABOR, AND THEY
  • 00:42:06.190 --> 00:42:09.170
  • HAVE PERSEVERANCE, RIGHT?
  • 00:42:09.190 --> 00:42:12.240
  • BUT NOTICE WHAT'S MISSING HERE.
  • 00:42:12.260 --> 00:42:15.120
  • IT'S AN INDICTMENT BECAUSE LOOK AT THE ORDER: WORKS,
  • 00:42:15.140 --> 00:42:18.140
  • LABOR AND PATIENCE.
  • 00:42:18.160 --> 00:42:20.020
  • NOW, LET'S LOOK AT I THESSALONIANS 1 CHAPTER 1,
  • 00:42:20.040 --> 00:42:23.190
  • PAUL SAID, "REMEMBERING WITHOUT CEASING YOUR WORK
  • 00:42:23.210 --> 00:42:25.060
  • OF FAITH, LABOR OF LOVE, AND PATIENCE OF HOPE."
  • 00:42:25.080 --> 00:42:29.010
  • SO WHAT IS MISSING IS FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE.
  • 00:42:29.030 --> 00:42:31.250
  • "AND NOW ABIDES FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE." SO WHAT
  • 00:42:31.270 --> 00:42:35.170
  • JOEL DOES AND MY MINISTRY IS THAT WE'RE EMPHASIZING
  • 00:42:35.190 --> 00:42:40.080
  • FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE.
  • 00:42:40.100 --> 00:42:43.170
  • THE PREVIOUS GENERATION, YOUR FATHER, YOUR FATHER,
  • 00:42:43.190 --> 00:42:47.060
  • EMPHASIZED FAITH BECAUSE GOD WAS RESTORING FAITH TO
  • 00:42:47.080 --> 00:42:49.290
  • THE BODY OF CHRIST, AND NOW WE HAVE HOPE,
  • 00:42:50.010 --> 00:42:53.090
  • AND WE HAVE LOVE. THEY'RE BEING RESTORED.
  • 00:42:53.110 --> 00:42:56.020
  • NOW, ISN'T THIS TRUE HOLINESS?
  • 00:42:56.040 --> 00:42:57.210
  • BECAUSE YOU CAN BE DOING THE RIGHT THINGS
  • 00:42:57.230 --> 00:42:59.110
  • FOR THE WRONG REASONS.
  • 00:42:59.130 --> 00:43:01.040
  • WHAT THE LORD WANTS IS NOT JUST WORKS, BUT WORKS OF
  • 00:43:01.060 --> 00:43:03.080
  • FAITH; NOT JUST LABOR, BUT LABOR OF LOVE; NOT JUST
  • 00:43:03.100 --> 00:43:05.250
  • PERSEVERANCE, BUT PERSEVERANCE OF HOPE
  • 00:43:05.270 --> 00:43:08.140
  • BECAUSE OF A POSITIVE EXPECTATION OF
  • 00:43:08.160 --> 00:43:11.170
  • GOOD IN YOUR FUTURE.
  • 00:43:11.190 --> 00:43:13.050
  • - THAT'S GOOD.
  • 00:43:13.070 --> 00:43:15.260
  • - AND NOW ABIDES FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE.
  • 00:43:15.280 --> 00:43:18.110
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:43:18.130 --> 00:43:20.200
  • - EVEN TODAY, WITH ALL THAT I KNOW AND ALL OF
  • 00:43:31.080 --> 00:43:33.170
  • THAT, I CAN WAKE UP, IF I'M SELF OCCUPIED, BANG.
  • 00:43:33.190 --> 00:43:37.150
  • I'M IN A SLIGHT DEPRESSION FOR THAT DAY YOU KNOW?
  • 00:43:37.170 --> 00:43:40.040
  • AND THE DEVIL DOES IT TO YOU, TO US, ALL THE TIME.
  • 00:43:40.060 --> 00:43:42.230
  • HE COMES TO YOU AND SAYS, LOOK AT YOUR THOUGHTS.
  • 00:43:42.250 --> 00:43:44.260
  • WHY DO YOU START?
  • 00:43:44.280 --> 00:43:46.190
  • YOU TAUGHT THAT YOU WERE BETTER LOOKING
  • 00:43:46.210 --> 00:43:48.100
  • AN JOSEPH PRINCE.
  • 00:43:48.120 --> 00:43:49.200
  • [LAUGHTER]
  • 00:43:49.220 --> 00:43:51.040
  • AND LOOK AT THAT THOUGHT CROSSING.
  • 00:43:51.060 --> 00:43:53.050
  • LOOK AT WHAT YOU FELT JUST NOW.
  • 00:43:53.070 --> 00:43:55.200
  • AND IT'S ALWAYS POINTING TO YOU.
  • 00:43:55.220 --> 00:43:57.240
  • EVEN WHEN YOU DO RIGHT, "YOU HAVEN'T READ
  • 00:43:57.260 --> 00:43:59.030
  • YOUR BIBLE TODAY.
  • 00:43:59.050 --> 00:44:00.160
  • YOU HAVEN'T BEEN PRAYING ENOUGH." SO EVEN WHEN YOU
  • 00:44:00.180 --> 00:44:02.140
  • DO RIGHT, YOU READ YOUR BIBLE, YOU HAVEN'T READ
  • 00:44:02.160 --> 00:44:04.080
  • YOUR BIBLE ENOUGH.
  • 00:44:04.100 --> 00:44:06.000
  • COME BACK TO SOMEBODY ELSE.
  • 00:44:06.020 --> 00:44:07.160
  • IT'S NEVER ENOUGH.
  • 00:44:07.180 --> 00:44:08.250
  • YOU HAVEN'T PRAYED LONG ENOUGH.
  • 00:44:08.270 --> 00:44:10.080
  • IT'S ALWAYS LIKE WHINING, WHINING, AND NAGGING.
  • 00:44:10.100 --> 00:44:13.160
  • HE'S THE ACCUSER OF THE BRETHREN,
  • 00:44:13.180 --> 00:44:15.050
  • THE BIBLE CALLS HIM.
  • 00:44:15.070 --> 00:44:16.200
  • BUT WHAT GOD HAS DONE AND WHAT THE GOSPEL OF GRACE
  • 00:44:16.220 --> 00:44:18.110
  • IS DOING IS THAT IT DELIVERS YOU FROM
  • 00:44:18.130 --> 00:44:19.190
  • OCCUPATION WITH SELF.
  • 00:44:19.210 --> 00:44:21.080
  • OCCUPATION WITH SELF IS A PAINFUL THING, AND IF YOU
  • 00:44:21.100 --> 00:44:22.260
  • LOOK AT YOURSELF...
  • 00:44:22.280 --> 00:44:25.120
  • - IT'S TIRING...
  • 00:44:25.140 --> 00:44:27.110
  • EXHAUSTING.
  • 00:44:27.130 --> 00:44:30.000
  • - IN A GROUP PHOTO, AND YOU ARE IN THAT PHOTO, WHO
  • 00:44:30.020 --> 00:44:31.290
  • DO YOU LOOK FOR FIRST? YOU LOOK AT YOURSELF.
  • 00:44:32.010 --> 00:44:33.190
  • - WE ARE ALL SELF OCCUPIED TO SOME EXTENT,
  • 00:44:33.210 --> 00:44:35.150
  • YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?
  • 00:44:35.170 --> 00:44:36.290
  • BUT WHAT GOD DOES IS GOD BRINGS HIS SON AND SAYS,
  • 00:44:37.010 --> 00:44:39.160
  • FROM NOW ON, I'M GOING TO MEASURE YOU BY THIS MAN.
  • 00:44:39.180 --> 00:44:44.080
  • I'M GOING TO MEASURE YOU JUST LIKE ALL
  • 00:44:44.100 --> 00:44:46.280
  • MEN BECAME SINNERS.
  • 00:44:47.000 --> 00:44:48.190
  • WE SAY THAT PEOPLE ARE SINNERS BECAUSE THEY SIN,
  • 00:44:48.210 --> 00:44:50.200
  • BUT ACTUALLY THE SCRIPTURE SAYS PEOPLE ARE SINNERS
  • 00:44:50.220 --> 00:44:53.080
  • BECAUSE ADAM SINNED.
  • 00:44:53.100 --> 00:44:55.140
  • BY ONE MAN'S SIN, ALL ARE MADE SINNERS.
  • 00:44:55.160 --> 00:44:58.060
  • NOW YOU SAY, THAT'S NOT FAIR.
  • 00:44:58.080 --> 00:45:00.070
  • I WASN'T EVEN BORN YET, BUT WAIT.
  • 00:45:00.090 --> 00:45:03.020
  • THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT BY ONE MAN'S OBEDIENCE, NOT
  • 00:45:03.040 --> 00:45:06.270
  • OUR OBEDIENCE, WE ARE MADE RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:45:06.290 --> 00:45:10.040
  • SO GOD DESIGNED IT IN SUCH A WAY THAT WE ARE
  • 00:45:10.060 --> 00:45:12.210
  • DELIVERED NOT FROM OUR OBEDIENCE.
  • 00:45:12.230 --> 00:45:14.160
  • NOW, THAT DOESN'T MEAN WE LIVE A DISOBEDIENT
  • 00:45:14.180 --> 00:45:15.270
  • LIFESTYLE, BUT YOU KNOW YOU BECOME
  • 00:45:15.290 --> 00:45:17.160
  • OBEDIENT BY ACCIDENT.
  • 00:45:17.180 --> 00:45:20.010
  • YOU DON'T EVEN FOCUS ON IT.
  • 00:45:20.030 --> 00:45:21.100
  • BUT IT'S HIS OBEDIENCE AWE HAVE TO FOCUS ON.
  • 00:45:21.120 --> 00:45:23.130
  • BY HIS OBEDIENCE, WE ARE MADE RIGHTEOUS.
  • 00:45:23.150 --> 00:45:25.190
  • THE DEVIL WANTS TO BRING THE THOUGHTS BACK
  • 00:45:25.210 --> 00:45:27.170
  • TO YOUR OBEDIENCE. ARE YOU OBEYING ENOUGH?
  • 00:45:27.190 --> 00:45:30.120
  • AND WHAT JOEL DOES IS THAT HE JUST BRINGS YOU OUT TO
  • 00:45:30.140 --> 00:45:33.120
  • WHAT GOD HAS FOR YOU, GOD'S VISION FOR YOU, AND
  • 00:45:33.140 --> 00:45:35.290
  • IT'S TRULY THE FATHER'S VISION FOR ALL OF US TO BE
  • 00:45:36.010 --> 00:45:38.250
  • OCCUPIED WITH CHRIST AND HIS BEAUTY AND WHO WE ARE
  • 00:45:38.270 --> 00:45:42.200
  • IN HIM, AND NOT WHO WE ARE IN OURSELVES.
  • 00:45:42.220 --> 00:45:47.110
  • - OUR GOAL AT TBN IS TO TAKE THIS AMAZING MESSAGE
  • 00:45:47.130 --> 00:45:51.000
  • OF GRACE AND DISTRIBUTE IT TO THE WORLD, TO THE
  • 00:45:51.020 --> 00:45:54.060
  • NATIONS OF THE EARTH, AND WITH YOUR HELP, WE CAN
  • 00:45:54.080 --> 00:45:57.070
  • MAKE THAT HAPPEN.
  • 00:45:57.090 --> 00:45:58.240
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:45:58.260 --> 00:46:02.050
  • - ANYTHING THAT'S NOT THE GRACE OF CHRIST
  • 00:46:02.070 --> 00:46:04.010
  • IS A DIFFERENT GOSPEL.
  • 00:46:04.030 --> 00:46:06.030
  • BUT TODAY, THE DEVIL HAS SO DECEIVED THE CHURCH TO
  • 00:46:06.050 --> 00:46:13.110
  • THE POINT THAT THE OPPOSITE SEEMS TRUE.
  • 00:46:13.130 --> 00:46:16.250
  • WHEN YOU PREACH THE GRACE OF CHRIST, THEY ARE SAYING
  • 00:46:16.270 --> 00:46:18.220
  • IT'S A DIFFERENT GOSPEL.
  • 00:46:18.240 --> 00:46:20.130
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:46:20.150 --> 00:46:24.070
  • - WHEN WE TALK ABOUT GRACE, YOU KNOW, THERE'S
  • 00:46:24.090 --> 00:46:26.250
  • SO MANY WONDERFUL TEACHERS ON THIS TOPIC.
  • 00:46:26.270 --> 00:46:29.000
  • ONE OF THE THINGS THAT I'M ENCOURAGING THEM WITH IS
  • 00:46:29.020 --> 00:46:31.180
  • THAT EVERYONE THINKS THAT GOD'S GRACE IS UNMERITED
  • 00:46:31.200 --> 00:46:35.250
  • FAVOR, BUT IF I WAS TO SAY TO YOU, HEY, I'M GOING TO
  • 00:46:35.270 --> 00:46:39.100
  • DO A FAVOR FOR YOU, YOUR NEXT REACTION IS, WHAT?
  • 00:46:39.120 --> 00:46:45.280
  • SO THE DEFINITION OF GRACE, UNMERITED FAVOR, IS
  • 00:46:46.000 --> 00:46:49.260
  • HOW YOU GET GRACE.
  • 00:46:49.280 --> 00:46:52.110
  • SO WHAT IS THE UNMERITED FAVOR THAT GOD DID FOR US?
  • 00:46:52.130 --> 00:46:57.160
  • HE SENT HIS SON WHO DIED FOR SIN, TOOK OUR SINS,
  • 00:46:57.180 --> 00:47:01.200
  • TOOK THE CURSE, DIED IN OUR PLACE, SO THAT ALL OF
  • 00:47:01.220 --> 00:47:04.260
  • THE ABILITY OF GOD WOULD BE GIVEN TO US; HIS
  • 00:47:04.280 --> 00:47:08.120
  • ABILITY TO LIVE MORAL, HAPPY, JOYFUL; HIS ABILITY
  • 00:47:08.140 --> 00:47:12.060
  • TO RISE UP IN FINANCE AND IN EVERY AREA OF LIFE.
  • 00:47:12.080 --> 00:47:16.290
  • THAT ABILITY IS OURS, AND IF PEOPLE COULD SEE THAT
  • 00:47:17.010 --> 00:47:20.120
  • WHEN WE TALK ABOUT GRACE, IT IS A FREE, UNEARNED
  • 00:47:20.140 --> 00:47:23.210
  • GIFT TO DO EVERYTHING THAT WE NEED TO DO IN
  • 00:47:23.230 --> 00:47:28.030
  • OUR LIVES FOR HIM.
  • 00:47:28.050 --> 00:47:30.060
  • AND TO LIVE WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY AREA ISN'T ON MY
  • 00:47:30.080 --> 00:47:32.280
  • OWN STRENGTH, BUT HIS GRACE.
  • 00:47:33.000 --> 00:47:35.220
  • EVEN WHEN PAUL SAYS, I ASKED GOD THREE TIMES IT
  • 00:47:35.240 --> 00:47:38.170
  • TAKE AWAY THIS THING THAT THE ENEMY WAS DOING, AND
  • 00:47:38.190 --> 00:47:41.020
  • HE SAID, "MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FOR YOU." HE
  • 00:47:41.040 --> 00:47:44.060
  • WASN'T SAYING, OH, JUST PUT UP WITH IT.
  • 00:47:44.080 --> 00:47:46.030
  • HE WAS SAYING, THE ABILITY THAT'S BEEN GIVEN TO YOU
  • 00:47:46.050 --> 00:47:48.190
  • BECAUSE OF THE CROSS AND JESUS IS YOURS.
  • 00:47:48.210 --> 00:47:50.160
  • DEAL WITH IT YOURSELF.
  • 00:47:50.180 --> 00:47:52.170
  • AND WE KNOW HE DID, AND HE WAS FREE FROM IT.
  • 00:47:52.190 --> 00:47:54.190
  • - HOPE AND GRACE, I WANT IT TO DEFINE
  • 00:48:03.290 --> 00:48:06.240
  • OUR GENERATION, OKAY?
  • 00:48:06.260 --> 00:48:08.160
  • IT'S CHANGED US. IT WILL CHANGE YOU.
  • 00:48:08.180 --> 00:48:12.160
  • WHAT CAN SOMEBODY DO? WHAT'S THE FIRST THOUGHT?
  • 00:48:12.180 --> 00:48:15.240
  • HOW DO THEY WAKE UP TO HOPE AND GRACE AND MAKE A
  • 00:48:15.260 --> 00:48:19.100
  • DIFFERENCE FOR THEIR LIFE?
  • 00:48:19.120 --> 00:48:21.020
  • - THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT YOU SAID.
  • 00:48:21.040 --> 00:48:22.150
  • YOU NEED TO KEEP ON HEARING.
  • 00:48:22.170 --> 00:48:24.010
  • YOU NEED TO WAKE UP TO HOPE AND GRACE.
  • 00:48:24.030 --> 00:48:25.170
  • YOU NEED TO CONSTANTLY LISTEN TO THE MESSAGES OF
  • 00:48:25.190 --> 00:48:28.130
  • HOPE AND GRACE.
  • 00:48:28.150 --> 00:48:30.090
  • IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT YOU CAN JUST PSYCH YOURSELF.
  • 00:48:30.110 --> 00:48:31.290
  • WAKE UP AND SAY, I'M GOING TO STOP FEARING TODAY.
  • 00:48:32.010 --> 00:48:34.190
  • YOU CAN'T PSYCH YOURSELF BECAUSE IT'S TOO POWERFUL.
  • 00:48:34.210 --> 00:48:37.190
  • THE FORCES OF DARKNESS, WHAT THEY'RE DOING AND ALL
  • 00:48:37.210 --> 00:48:40.240
  • OF THAT, IS TOO POWERFUL FOR YOUR WILL POWER.
  • 00:48:40.260 --> 00:48:43.000
  • YOU NEED GOD'S POWER.
  • 00:48:43.020 --> 00:48:44.200
  • YOU NEED THE HOLY GHOST POWER, SO HOW DO
  • 00:48:44.220 --> 00:48:46.030
  • YOU DO THAT?
  • 00:48:46.050 --> 00:48:47.160
  • WELL, FIRST AND FOREMOST, WHILE YOU CANNOT PSYCH
  • 00:48:47.180 --> 00:48:49.260
  • YOURSELF AWAY, YOU CAN LISTEN YOUR WAY OUT OF FEAR.
  • 00:48:49.280 --> 00:48:53.210
  • YOU CAN LISTEN YOUR WAY OUT OF WORRY, OUT OF
  • 00:48:53.230 --> 00:48:57.010
  • DEPRESSION, AND WE HAVE SO MANY TESTIMONIES, BOTH
  • 00:48:57.030 --> 00:48:58.260
  • JOEL AND I, OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE WATCHED OUR PROGRAMS
  • 00:48:58.280 --> 00:49:01.240
  • AND KEPT ON LISTENING OR READING THE BOOKS AND ALL
  • 00:49:01.260 --> 00:49:04.010
  • OF THAT, AND THEIR LIVES EFFORTLESSLY,
  • 00:49:04.030 --> 00:49:05.230
  • EFFORTLESSLY, MIND YOU, BECAUSE IT IS YOUR EFFORT
  • 00:49:05.250 --> 00:49:07.260
  • THAT BROUGHT YOU THAT DELIVERANCE, IT WOULD BE
  • 00:49:07.280 --> 00:49:10.110
  • YOUR EFFORT TO MAINTAIN IT.
  • 00:49:10.130 --> 00:49:12.000
  • BUT MANY OF THEM JUST READING YOUR BOOKS AND
  • 00:49:12.020 --> 00:49:13.290
  • WATCHING MY PROGRAMS AND ALL OF THAT, THEY ARE
  • 00:49:14.010 --> 00:49:15.250
  • DELIVERED FROM ADDICTIONS, FROM DEPRESSION.
  • 00:49:15.270 --> 00:49:18.220
  • AMAZING TESTIMONIES, AND ALL GLORY GOES TO
  • 00:49:18.240 --> 00:49:20.290
  • ONE, OUR LORD.
  • 00:49:21.010 --> 00:49:23.010
  • SO A PRACTICAL THING THAT I THINK THE VIEWERS CAN
  • 00:49:23.030 --> 00:49:27.010
  • START DOING IS TO START HEARING AND HEARING AND
  • 00:49:27.030 --> 00:49:29.190
  • HEARING THE WORD.
  • 00:49:29.210 --> 00:49:31.120
  • ONE THING I WANT TO ENCOURAGE THEM WITH ONE
  • 00:49:31.140 --> 00:49:34.080
  • VERSE, SOMETHING PRACTICAL FOR THEM TO TAKE HOME
  • 00:49:34.100 --> 00:49:36.230
  • WITH, IS I JOHN 4:17. IT SAYS...
  • 00:49:36.250 --> 00:49:39.240
  • NOW, THE DAY OF JUDGMENT CAN ALSO BE THE DAY WHERE
  • 00:49:43.180 --> 00:49:45.240
  • YOU ARE BEING JUDGED, ACCUSED BY EVEN YOUR
  • 00:49:45.260 --> 00:49:47.270
  • ENEMIES OR PEOPLE OR WHATEVER, NOT JUST GOD.
  • 00:49:47.290 --> 00:49:50.020
  • THE DAY OF JUDGMENT, WE'LL NEVER BE JUDGED BY GOD.
  • 00:49:50.040 --> 00:49:52.070
  • ONCE WE ACCEPT JESUS, THE GREAT WHITE THRONE
  • 00:49:52.090 --> 00:49:54.180
  • IS NOT FOR BELIEVERS.
  • 00:49:54.200 --> 00:49:56.100
  • SO WHEN YOU ARE BEING ACCUSED ON THAT DAY, LOOK
  • 00:49:56.120 --> 00:49:59.220
  • AT YOUR THOUGHTS, LOOK AT YOUR FEELINGS, LOOK AT
  • 00:49:59.240 --> 00:50:01.220
  • WHAT YOU JUST DID, OR YOU HAVE DONE SOMETHING RIGHT,
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  • BUT IT'S NOT ENOUGH.
  • 00:50:04.210 --> 00:50:06.100
  • LOOK, YOU HAVEN'T DONE ENOUGH.
  • 00:50:06.120 --> 00:50:08.010
  • SO WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN ACCUSED, THAT
  • 00:50:08.030 --> 00:50:09.230
  • VERSE WILL RESCUE YOU.
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  • IT SAYS THIS IS HOW WE HAVE BOLDNESS IN THE DAY
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  • OF JUDGMENT; BECAUSE AS HE IS, PRESENT TENSE, AT THE
  • 00:50:13.060 --> 00:50:16.110
  • FATHER'S RIGHT HAND, SO ARE WE IN THIS WORLD.
  • 00:50:16.130 --> 00:50:19.150
  • IT PUTS THE FOCUS BACK ON HIM.
  • 00:50:19.170 --> 00:50:21.240
  • SO AS HE IS RIGHT NOW, AT THE FATHER'S
  • 00:50:21.260 --> 00:50:23.210
  • RIGHT HAND, HOW IS HE?
  • 00:50:23.230 --> 00:50:25.060
  • AT THE FATHER'S RIGHT HAND.
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  • AT THE FREE FROM FEARS, DEPRESSION?
  • 00:50:26.200 --> 00:50:28.230
  • LET'S SAY I'M SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION, WHAT I
  • 00:50:28.250 --> 00:50:30.230
  • SAY IS, LORD JESUS, AS YOU ARE FREE RIGHT NOW FROM
  • 00:50:30.250 --> 00:50:33.060
  • ALL FEARS AND DEPRESSION, SO AM I IN THIS WORLD.
  • 00:50:33.080 --> 00:50:36.020
  • AND THAT'S ALL I CAN DO, BUT THE SPIRIT OF GOD
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  • TRANSFORMS ME BECAUSE THE BIBLE SAYS AS WE BEHOLD
  • 00:50:39.200 --> 00:50:42.100
  • THE GLORY OF THE LORD, WE ARE BEING TRANSFORMED INTO
  • 00:50:42.120 --> 00:50:45.030
  • THE SAME IMAGE FROM GLORY TO GLORY.
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  • WHO DOES IT? BY THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD.
  • 00:50:48.250 --> 00:50:51.050
  • - NOW, I HAVE A TESTIMONY OF A LADY WHO HEARD ME
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  • PREACH ALONG THESE LINES, AND SHE HAD A TUMOR IN HER
  • 00:50:59.260 --> 00:51:03.170
  • BODY, AND SHE WAS GOING FOR ANOTHER TEST THE NEXT
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  • DAY, SO THEY HAD ANOTHER TEST DONE IN THE EVENING.
  • 00:51:06.280 --> 00:51:10.160
  • THEY CALLED HER BACK, AND SHE WROTE ME THE REPORT
  • 00:51:10.180 --> 00:51:12.140
  • AND SHE WROTE DOWN THERE, "AS JESUS IS, SO AM I IN
  • 00:51:12.160 --> 00:51:16.010
  • THIS WORLD." AND THEY FOUND A LUMP IN HER
  • 00:51:16.030 --> 00:51:19.240
  • BREAST, AND SHE SAID, "LORD JESUS, DO YOU HAVE
  • 00:51:19.260 --> 00:51:23.140
  • LUMPS IN YOUR BREAST?
  • 00:51:23.160 --> 00:51:25.190
  • AS YOU ARE, SO AM I IN THIS WORLD."
  • 00:51:25.210 --> 00:51:29.080
  • SHE WENT BACK TO THE TEST. THEY COULDN'T FIND IT.
  • 00:51:29.100 --> 00:51:32.140
  • NOW, WHO DID IT? THE HOLY SPIRIT.
  • 00:51:32.160 --> 00:51:35.080
  • OUR EFFORT CAN'T REMOVE THAT.
  • 00:51:35.100 --> 00:51:37.040
  • NOW, IT MIGHT SOUND VERY SIMPLISTIC, BUT I JUST
  • 00:51:37.060 --> 00:51:39.110
  • READ A TESTIMONY OF A LADY IN AMERICA WHO WROTE TO ME
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  • THAT SHE HAD CANCER, THROAT CANCER, AND THEN
  • 00:51:44.000 --> 00:51:48.230
  • SHE GOT HEALED SOME TIME BACK, BUT THEN THE MASS
  • 00:51:48.250 --> 00:51:52.170
  • CAME BACK AGAIN.
  • 00:51:52.190 --> 00:51:54.120
  • BUT THEN SHE GOT HOLD OF THIS TEACHING AND HEARD THIS
  • 00:51:54.140 --> 00:51:56.070
  • TESTIMONY I SHARED ABOUT THIS LADY, AND SHE SAID,
  • 00:51:56.090 --> 00:51:58.250
  • "LORD JESUS, AS YOU ARE FREE FROM CANCER..." AND
  • 00:51:58.270 --> 00:52:02.040
  • SHE HAD A MASS IN HER THROAT,
  • 00:52:02.060 --> 00:52:04.160
  • "... SO AM I." AND SHE WAS SCHEDULED FOR SURGERY,
  • 00:52:04.180 --> 00:52:07.190
  • BUT BEFORE THE SURGERY, THEY CHECKED HER ONE LAST TIME,
  • 00:52:07.210 --> 00:52:11.230
  • AND THEY SAID, WE CAN'T FIND IT.
  • 00:52:11.250 --> 00:52:13.270
  • SO THAT'S THE REASON WHY TODAY HE IS OUR HIGH
  • 00:52:13.290 --> 00:52:17.270
  • PRIEST, BECAUSE GOD IS JUDGING AND ASSESSING YOU
  • 00:52:17.290 --> 00:52:21.200
  • NOT BASED ON YOUR THOUGHTS, NOT BASED
  • 00:52:21.220 --> 00:52:24.030
  • ON YOUR ACTIONS.
  • 00:52:24.050 --> 00:52:25.170
  • GOD IS JUDGING YOU TODAY, ASSESSING YOU, BASED
  • 00:52:25.190 --> 00:52:27.110
  • ON HIS SON.
  • 00:52:27.130 --> 00:52:29.010
  • IS HE RIGHTEOUS? SO ARE YOU.
  • 00:52:29.030 --> 00:52:30.280
  • - WHAT YOU SEEM TO BE SAYING THAT IF WE TOOK
  • 00:52:31.000 --> 00:52:34.120
  • EVEN THAT ONE SCRIPTURE AND DEVOTED THAT TO MEMORY
  • 00:52:34.140 --> 00:52:37.260
  • THROUGHOUT THE DAY "AS YOU ARE, SO AM I IN THIS LIFE."
  • 00:52:37.280 --> 00:52:41.220
  • - WHATEVER YOU ARE IN BONDAGE TO, WHETHER
  • 00:52:41.240 --> 00:52:44.240
  • YOU ARE IN BONDAGE TO DRUG ADDICTION, WHATEVER IT IS,
  • 00:52:44.260 --> 00:52:47.040
  • YOU JUST SAY, LORD JESUS, AS YOU ARE FREE RIGHT NOW
  • 00:52:47.060 --> 00:52:49.260
  • AT THE FATHER'S RIGHT HAND, YOU ARE FREE FROM
  • 00:52:49.280 --> 00:52:52.160
  • ALL ADDICTIONS, SO AM I IN THIS WORLD.
  • 00:52:52.180 --> 00:52:55.190
  • AND THAT'S ALL YOU CAN DO, BUT THE SPIRIT OF GOD WILL
  • 00:52:55.210 --> 00:52:57.280
  • DO SOMETHING WITH THAT.
  • 00:52:58.000 --> 00:52:59.200
  • - THAT ENACTS HIS POWER INSTEAD OF USING
  • 00:52:59.220 --> 00:53:01.080
  • YOUR SELF WILL.
  • 00:53:01.100 --> 00:53:02.240
  • YOU CAN'T SELF WILL OR PSYCH YOURSELF.
  • 00:53:02.260 --> 00:53:05.010
  • - RIGHT AND I LOVE TO SAY THIS, LORD JESUS,
  • 00:53:05.030 --> 00:53:07.180
  • AS YOU ARE YOUNG.
  • 00:53:07.200 --> 00:53:09.070
  • HE DOESN'T GROW OLD IN HEAVEN ANYMORE.
  • 00:53:09.090 --> 00:53:10.210
  • AS YOU ARE YOUNG,, HEALTHY AND STRONG,
  • 00:53:10.230 --> 00:53:12.010
  • SO AM I IN THIS WORLD.
  • 00:53:12.030 --> 00:53:13.180
  • THE NATION OF ISRAEL, WHEN THEY HAD A HIGH PRIEST IN
  • 00:53:13.200 --> 00:53:16.080
  • THE OLD TESTAMENT, GOD MEASURED THE NATION
  • 00:53:16.100 --> 00:53:18.030
  • BY THE HIGH PRIEST.
  • 00:53:18.050 --> 00:53:19.260
  • IF A NATION WAS GOOD, BUT THE HIGH PRIEST WAS BAD,
  • 00:53:19.280 --> 00:53:22.160
  • THE ENTIRE NATION WAS REJECTED.
  • 00:53:22.180 --> 00:53:24.290
  • THE HIGH PRIEST WOULD GO INTO THE HOLY OF HOLIES
  • 00:53:25.010 --> 00:53:26.280
  • AND DIE, AND GOD REJECTS THE ENTIRE NATION.
  • 00:53:27.000 --> 00:53:29.150
  • BUT IF THEY ARE BAD, WHICH IS THE CASE MOST OF THE
  • 00:53:29.170 --> 00:53:32.180
  • TIME, BUT THE HIGH PRIEST IS GOOD, AND HE GOES INTO
  • 00:53:32.200 --> 00:53:35.290
  • THE HOLY OF HOLIES, AND HE COMES OUT ALIVE, THEY CAN
  • 00:53:36.010 --> 00:53:39.020
  • LOOK FORWARD TO A YEAR OF BUMPER CROPS,
  • 00:53:39.040 --> 00:53:42.030
  • VICTORY OVER THEIR ENEMIES, A BLESSED YEAR.
  • 00:53:42.050 --> 00:53:45.070
  • BUT THEY HAD TO DO IT EVERY YEAR BECAUSE THEIR
  • 00:53:45.090 --> 00:53:47.090
  • HIGH PRIEST IS MORTAL.
  • 00:53:47.110 --> 00:53:49.180
  • THE UNFORTUNATE THING IS THAT GOLDBERG IS GROWING
  • 00:53:49.200 --> 00:53:54.010
  • OLD, AND HE'S A GOOD HIGH PRIEST, BUT HIS SON, AIN'T
  • 00:53:54.030 --> 00:53:56.200
  • EXACTLY, HE'S A PARTY ANIMAL, AND HE IS GOING TO
  • 00:53:56.220 --> 00:54:02.100
  • SUCCEED HIS FATHER, SO THEY NEVER HAD THE SECURITY.
  • 00:54:02.120 --> 00:54:05.090
  • BUT OUR HIGH PRIEST TODAY LIVES OFF OF THE POWER
  • 00:54:05.110 --> 00:54:08.210
  • OF AN ENDLESS LIFE.
  • 00:54:08.230 --> 00:54:12.180
  • - THE CENTURION AT THE FOOT OF THE CROSS, WHEN HE
  • 00:54:14.080 --> 00:54:16.010
  • SAW THE WAY JESUS DIED, HE SAID, "CERTAINLY THIS IS
  • 00:54:16.030 --> 00:54:18.130
  • THE SON OF GOD." AND YET, HE DIED A MOST HORRIBLE
  • 00:54:18.150 --> 00:54:23.020
  • DEATH ON THE CROSS, WHY? BECAUSE HE LOVES YOU.
  • 00:54:23.040 --> 00:54:28.130
  • HE DID NO SIN, KNEW NO SIN, BUT
  • 00:54:28.150 --> 00:54:31.190
  • HE RECEIVED YOUR SIN.
  • 00:54:31.210 --> 00:54:33.130
  • NOW, THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO TO HONOR WHAT HE
  • 00:54:33.150 --> 00:54:36.000
  • DID IS TO RECEIVE HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND YOU ARE
  • 00:54:36.020 --> 00:54:39.170
  • RIGHTEOUS APART FROM YOUR DEEDS, THE WAY HE
  • 00:54:39.190 --> 00:54:43.020
  • BECAME A SINNER APART FROM HIS DEEDS. AMEN?
  • 00:54:43.040 --> 00:54:46.000
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
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  • - I MENTIONED THE OTHER DAY THAT I WAS HERE IN L.A.
  • 00:54:51.020 --> 00:54:53.250
  • NOT TOO LONG, JUST RECOVERING FROM MY JET LAG.
  • 00:54:53.270 --> 00:54:55.250
  • I WAS ON A WELL-KNOWN STREET WHERE PEOPLE WERE
  • 00:54:55.270 --> 00:54:58.270
  • AND THEY WERE SINGING AND ALL OF THAT.
  • 00:54:58.290 --> 00:55:01.030
  • THIS GUY CAME WITH A BIG HOOD TALKING ABOUT TURN OR
  • 00:55:01.050 --> 00:55:03.060
  • BURN, THE SIGNS OF THE END, REPENT AND
  • 00:55:03.080 --> 00:55:05.060
  • ALL OF THAT KIND OF THING.
  • 00:55:05.080 --> 00:55:06.230
  • AND THE AMAZING THING IS HE WAS QUOTING
  • 00:55:06.250 --> 00:55:08.140
  • SCRIPTURE WORD-FOR-WORD.
  • 00:55:08.160 --> 00:55:11.010
  • BUT IT'S ALL THE JUDGMENT SCRIPTURES, AND I HARDLY
  • 00:55:11.030 --> 00:55:14.210
  • HEARD THE GOOD NEWS.
  • 00:55:14.230 --> 00:55:16.170
  • SO AM I DENYING THE FACT THAT HE WAS QUOTING SCRIPTURE?
  • 00:55:16.190 --> 00:55:19.290
  • NO, I'M NOT.
  • 00:55:20.010 --> 00:55:21.130
  • EVEN AN EYE FOR AN EYE IS SCRIPTURE.
  • 00:55:21.150 --> 00:55:23.020
  • IT IS GOD BREATHED, BUT IT'S NOT THE
  • 00:55:23.040 --> 00:55:24.210
  • SCRIPTURE FOR THIS TIME.
  • 00:55:24.230 --> 00:55:27.050
  • WE ARE UNDER THE NEW COVENANT, AND THE WORLD
  • 00:55:27.070 --> 00:55:29.100
  • NEEDS TO HEAR THE GOSPEL, THE GOOD NEWS, AND THE
  • 00:55:29.120 --> 00:55:32.060
  • GOSPEL IS THE GOSPEL OF GRACE AND HOPE.
  • 00:55:32.080 --> 00:55:34.010
  • THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.
  • 00:55:34.030 --> 00:55:36.150
  • GOD IS NOT COUNTING YOUR SINS AGAINST YOU.
  • 00:55:36.170 --> 00:55:38.290
  • COME HOME. COME HOME TO LOVE.
  • 00:55:39.010 --> 00:55:41.040
  • COME HOME TO THE EMBRACE OF THE FATHER.
  • 00:55:41.060 --> 00:55:42.270
  • GOD LOVES YOU.
  • 00:55:42.290 --> 00:55:44.110
  • REGARDLESS OF HOW YOU THINK YOU HAVE SINNED
  • 00:55:44.130 --> 00:55:46.150
  • AGAINST GOD, GOD IS NOT LOOKING AT YOUR SINS.
  • 00:55:46.170 --> 00:55:48.250
  • HE'S LOOKING AT HOW MUCH YOU NEED HIM, AND HE'S
  • 00:55:48.270 --> 00:55:51.110
  • LOVING YOU, EVEN RIGHT NOW. HE LOVES YOU.
  • 00:55:51.130 --> 00:55:53.250
  • COME HOME TO THE FATHER'S EMBRACE.
  • 00:55:53.270 --> 00:55:55.270
  • COME HOME TO WHERE THAT'S MORE THAN ENOUGH BECAUSE
  • 00:55:55.290 --> 00:55:58.180
  • GOD IS A BIG GOD. HE IS A RICH GOD.
  • 00:55:58.200 --> 00:56:01.080
  • HE HAS MORE THAN ENOUGH SUPPLY FOR YOU.
  • 00:56:01.100 --> 00:56:03.260
  • - LAST WORD.
  • 00:56:03.280 --> 00:56:05.080
  • - UNFORTUNATELY, THE CHURCH HAS PRESENTED THE
  • 00:56:05.100 --> 00:56:08.010
  • TRUTH AS IF IT'S A LIE, IN A MOST UNPROFESSIONAL WAY,
  • 00:56:08.030 --> 00:56:12.220
  • BUT I THANK GOD THAT THOUGH THE WORLD HAS
  • 00:56:12.240 --> 00:56:16.130
  • PRESENTED A LIE WITH FILMS AND ALL OF THE EFFECTS AND
  • 00:56:16.150 --> 00:56:18.280
  • ALL OF THAT IN SUCH A WAY AS IF IT'S THE TRUTH --
  • 00:56:19.000 --> 00:56:21.090
  • PEOPLE EVEN BELIEVE IN UFO'S NEW, YOU KNOW -- BUT
  • 00:56:21.110 --> 00:56:24.080
  • I BELIEVE THAT TBN, THROUGH TBN, YOU'RE GOING
  • 00:56:24.100 --> 00:56:27.100
  • TO HAVE EXCELLENCE IN FILMING IN SUCH A WAY, AND
  • 00:56:27.120 --> 00:56:30.120
  • MIND YOU, WE ARE NOT PRESENTING A FICTION.
  • 00:56:30.140 --> 00:56:33.080
  • WE ARE PRESENTING THE TRUTH.
  • 00:56:33.100 --> 00:56:35.030
  • AND BEFORE YOUR EYES, YOU'RE GOING TO SEE
  • 00:56:35.050 --> 00:56:36.240
  • MIRACLES LITERALLY HAPPEN.
  • 00:56:36.260 --> 00:56:38.150
  • BEFORE YOUR EYES, YOU'RE GOING TO SEE NOT JUST
  • 00:56:38.170 --> 00:56:42.020
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS, BUT THE POWER OF GOD COMING INTO
  • 00:56:42.040 --> 00:56:43.290
  • YOUR LIFE, AND YOU'LL SEE THINGS HAPPEN AND
  • 00:56:44.010 --> 00:56:45.250
  • TESTIMONIES OF REAL PEOPLE WITH REAL STORIES, AMEN.
  • 00:56:45.270 --> 00:56:50.160
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
  • 00:56:50.180 --> 00:56:54.200
  • - GOD GAVE HIS SON TO DIE ON THE CROSS SO THAT
  • 00:56:54.220 --> 00:57:02.170
  • GRACE, LIKE A FLOOD TIDE, WOULD BE RELEASED
  • 00:57:02.190 --> 00:57:06.160
  • UPON LOST HUMANITY.
  • 00:57:06.180 --> 00:57:07.290
  • [APPLAUSE]
  • 00:57:08.010 --> 00:57:09.200
  • AND HE WILL SEE TO IT THAT THE SUFFERINGS OF HIS SON
  • 00:57:09.220 --> 00:57:13.140
  • WILL NOT BE IN VAIN.
  • 00:57:13.160 --> 00:57:14.260
  • [INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC]
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