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Overflow: Are You Thirsty

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October 4, 2020
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Turn to God for every need and find guidance and confidence to walk through troubling times.

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  • for attention.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Kerry: Almost 100 years ago, G.K. Chesterton wrote, "Every man
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  • who knocks on the door of abrothel is really looking
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  • for God."
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  • If he were writing today, hemight say, "Every man who surfs
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  • the web for porn is reallysearching for God."
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  • or "Every woman who constantlyposts selfies, and then keeps
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  • looking back to see how manylikes she gets is really looking
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  • for God's acceptance andaffirmation."
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  • or "Every workaholic who'srunning on the treadmill of
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  • success is really running afterGod and the acceptance and the
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  • significance that only he cangive."
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  • or "Every teenager who partiesall the time and uses alcohol to
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  • try to drown out the pain isreally thirsting for God, for
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  • God to quench the deepest thirstin his soul."
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  • See, we were all created with adesperate thirst for God.
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  • Our thirst for meaning andfulfillment and for love is
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  • really just a thirst for God.
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  • Even our sins show our thirstfor God.
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  • You see, our sins are just amisguided thirst for God.
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  • It's drinking from a pollutedpool of sin and selfishness that
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  • leaves us even more thirsty onthe inside.
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  • You're created with a thirstthat only God can quench.
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  • God created you with this divinethirst that only God can really
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  • quench, so we're concluding ourseries we've been in the last
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  • several weeks that we're callingOverflow, and so many people are
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  • overflowing with frustration,with confusion, with stress,
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  • with worry and anxiety and fearand anger.
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  • God wants us to be overflowingwith peace and joy and
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  • compassion and purpose.
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  • God wants us to be filled tooverflowing so that we splash on
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  • everyone around us peace and joyand love rather than anger and
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  • hurt and bitterness andconfusion and worry and stress,
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  • but the biggest reason we don'texperience this overflow of
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  • peace and joy and fulfillment inour lives is because we're
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  • drinking from fountains thatfail us, and it leaves us even
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  • more empty.
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  • We're gonna look at John chapter7 today, because Jesus was in
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  • Jerusalem to celebrate theFestival of the Tabernacle.
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  • Now, the Festival of theTabernacle was this eight-day
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  • festival where everyone wouldcome to Jerusalem and they would
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  • get outside their houses.
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  • They wouldn't live in theirhouses for the first seven days
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  • of the eight-day festival.
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  • In fact, they would build buildthese booths, they would build
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  • temporary shelters, they wouldput up tents, and they would
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  • live in them for seven days, andit was to remind them of how
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  • they lived in the wildernessbefore they came to the Promised
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  • Land so that they would bereminded of how grateful they
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  • were that God had worked so manymiracles to get them to the
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  • Promised Land, and for the firstseven days of this Festival of
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  • Tabernacles, the priest wouldgather water from the Pool of
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  • Siloam in Jerusalem and take itto the altar and pour the water
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  • out on the altar to remind thepeople of how God had worked a
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  • miracle to quench their thirstin the desert as he brought them
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  • to the Promised Land, but on theeighth day of the feast, the
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  • last day, Jesus stands up, andhe proclaims in a loud voice
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  • what can quench our deepestthirst, and I believe that the
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  • words that he spoke 2.000 yearsago he wants to speak to you
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  • right now, to tell you how toquench the deepest longings of
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  • your heart, to quench the thirstthat you had ever since you
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  • were born.
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  • In John 7:37 and 38, it says,"On the last and greatest day of
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  • the festival, Jesus stood andsaid in a loud voice, 'Let
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  • anyone who is thirsty cometo Me and drink.
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  • Whoever believes in Me, asScripture has said, rivers of
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  • living water will flow fromwithin them.'"
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  • Can you just imagine Jesusyelling out those words?
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  • The God of the universe yellingout to all, "Hey, anyone who is
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  • thirsty, come to me and drink."
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  • Jesus stands up on the last dayof the festival, the last
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  • festival he would attend beforethe Passover before his death,
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  • so at the last moment, on thelast day of the last festival,
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  • and this was the last time thatmost of these people would ever
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  • hear Christ speak, he stands upand he yells out, "If anyone is
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  • thirsty come to me, because I'mthe living water.
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  • I will quench the thirst thatyou've had your whole life.
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  • I will quench the thirst thatnothing else can quench."
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  • So, how do you drink from thefountain of life and really get
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  • in touch with your deepestthirst so your thirst can
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  • be quenched?
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  • Well first, you have to let Godremind you of your thirst.
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  • You have to get back in touchwith your deepest longings that
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  • have been covered over, and someof you aren't in touch with your
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  • thirst because you're drinkingfrom these mud puddles when the
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  • crystal clear, clean, and coldriver of delight is right there,
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  • and you keep going back to themud puddles thinking you're
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  • gonna be satisfied.
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  • You don't realize what you'rethirsty for.
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  • You just know that you're empty,and the Bible tells us that God
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  • placed some divine thirst deepwithin our soul.
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  • You are created with severalthirsts, and all those thirsts
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  • God placed in your heart so thatyou go to the only one who
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  • can quench those thirsts: Godhimself.
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  • All those thirsts are placedwithin your soul to drive you to
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  • the only source that can fillyou up, and I think many times
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  • we don't even know what we'rethirsting for, so the Bible
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  • tells us what these thirst are.
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  • Let's look at them.
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  • We thirst for attention.
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  • We all thirst for attention.
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  • Did you know that God placed ineveryone's heart this divine
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  • thirst for attention?
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  • Yeah, I see it in mygrandchildren.
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  • You know, from my five-year-oldwho wants me to play with them
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  • to our youngest granddaughter,Charlotte, who if you'll just
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  • stop and look her in the eye andsmile and talk to her, then her
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  • eyes light up, and she'll smileback, because we all crave
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  • attention because God placedwithin our souls this thirst
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  • for attention.
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  • Now, it may sound like a badthing.
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  • It may seem like a bad thing,but it's not.
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  • It's just when you're misguided,looking for attention, I thirst
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  • to be noticed and treated withvalue rather than being brushed
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  • aside or ignored or looked pastas if I'm invisible.
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  • God placed that in my soul.
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  • Have you ever been at agathering and you're talking to
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  • somebody, but you can just tellthey're kinda looking past you
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  • to see if there's someone moreimportant in the room, and to
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  • see if they need to go talk tosomeone more important than you?
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  • We've all felt that.
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  • It makes you feel like you'reinvisible.
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  • We hate that, why?
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  • Because God placed within oursouls a thirst for attention,
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  • but many times, we try to drinkfrom the stagnant cesspool of
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  • people-pleasing to get attentionrather than looking to the Lord.
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  • Psalms 139:17 says, "Howprecious are Your thoughts about
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  • me, O God.
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  • They cannot be numbered!"
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  • I love that.
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  • "How precious are your thoughtsabout me, O God.
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  • They cannot be numbered!"
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  • God is always thinking aboutyou.
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  • The God who created the universecan't get his mind off of you.
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  • He's always thinking about youall the time.
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  • His thoughts are too numerous tocount.
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  • He's never too busy for you.
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  • You're never invisible to God.
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  • You always have his attention,always.
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  • He cares about everything youdo.
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  • The Bible says he records everytear that you cry.
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  • He notices and cares about everytear that you shed.
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  • The Bible says that he numbersthe very hairs on your head,
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  • which doesn't impress me toomuch anymore, but maybe it does
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  • some of you.
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  • What he's saying is he caresabout every detail of your life.
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  • He cares about every problemyou're going through.
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  • He cares about every detail ofyour life.
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  • He thinks about you all thetime.
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  • You always have his attention.
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  • The God who created theuniverse, he's always paying
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  • attention to you.
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  • God created you with a thirstfor attention that can only be
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  • quenched by his river ofdelight, but we drink from the
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  • polluted pool of trying to getpeople to notice us.
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  • That's why people get hooked onsocial media, always wondering
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  • what everyone else is thinkingabout them or if anyone else is
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  • thinking about them.
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  • That's why some young women putdegrading pictures of themselves
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  • on the Internet.
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  • They post pictures of themselvesand turn themselves into an
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  • object to get attention ratherthan realizing that they're a
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  • unique, beautiful, and sacredtreasure of God Almighty.
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  • we lose all power.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Kerry: So, we thirst forattention, but we also thirst
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  • for acceptance.
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  • God put within your soul athirst for acceptance, a thirst
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  • to belong.
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  • See, I thirst to be desired.
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  • I thirst to be accepted insteadof being rejected.
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  • That's why one of our greatestfears is the fear of rejection.
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  • That's why, many times, we tryto hide ourselves, and we don't
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  • really reveal our faults andmistakes and screw-ups and our
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  • fears and our feelings, becauseif you know the ugliness in me,
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  • then you may not like me, andyou may reject me, you may turn
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  • away from me, and so we try tohide ourselves, and that's why
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  • we try to impress people,because we want to be accepted.
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  • God placed in our hearts thisthirst for acceptance that only
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  • he can quench, and that's why wewear a mask to try to cover up
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  • our faults and fears andfeelings, because if you really
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  • know me, if I take my mask off,then you may not accept me.
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  • You may reject me.
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  • You know, we all gripe abouthaving to wear these masks
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  • during the coronavirus, and I'malways wearing my mask anytime
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  • I'm out.
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  • Anytime I go anywhere, I'malways wearing my mask, and we
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  • all--I've griped like everyoneelse, and we all gripe about
  • 00:12:31.966 --> 00:12:35.069
  • having to wear these masksbecause it's uncomfortable, and
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  • we gripe about how uncomfortableit is to wear these masks and
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  • how we wish for the day when wedon't have to wear the mask, but
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  • we know these masks reallyprotect us and protect others.
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  • It's not just about ourselves,it's about others, and we know
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  • that, but we gripe about it andcomplain about it, but we don't
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  • gripe and complain about thoseemotional masks that we're
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  • wearing all the time, that makeour whole lives uncomfortable.
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  • Those masks that we're alwayswearing to hide our true
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  • selves-- maybe it's a mask ofsuccess, one on the inside.
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  • "I'm feeling so insecure."
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  • Maybe it's a mask of confidence,but on the inside, "I feel so
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  • insecure," or maybe it's a maskof happiness when "I'm bleeding
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  • on the inside and hurtingdesperately," or maybe it's the
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  • mask of "I've got it alltogether, to try to impress
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  • people, when I'm reallystruggling and I feel
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  • all alone."
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  • It's amazing to me how somepeople get so frustrated about
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  • these little masks that we knoware helpful and protect us, but
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  • they don't get frustrated aboutthe mask they wear all the time
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  • to keep people from reallygetting to know them because
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  • they're afraid of beingrejected.
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  • God wants us to take off thoseemotional masks.
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  • God put the thirst foracceptance in your soul, but I
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  • want you to look at this lastthing that God placed within
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  • your heart.
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  • We thirst for significance.
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  • You see, I thirst for meaning.
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  • I long to make a powerful impactwith my life.
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  • I long to know that I am enough.
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  • I long to know that I have whatit takes.
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  • I long to know that my lifemeans something, that
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  • I'm significant.
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  • Why?
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  • Because God put that there.
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  • God put that thirst in yourlife.
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  • That's not a bad thing, it's agood thing.
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  • I think for most women they longto feel that they're enough, and
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  • many women feel like they'rejust not enough.
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  • They're just not enough.
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  • "I'm just not enough.
  • 00:14:44.232 --> 00:14:45.533
  • I'm just never enough," and Ithink most men have the
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  • feeling that "I don't have whatit takes.
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  • I just don't have what it takes.
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  • Hope no one finds out that Ireally don't have what it
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  • takes," but we're always afraidthat we don't have what it takes
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  • or that we're not enough, butthat's because God placed within
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  • our hearts and souls this deepthirst for significance, to know
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  • that we're doing somethingimpactful and powerful with our
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  • lives that makes a difference,that we are significant, that we
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  • matter, and that our lifematters upon this earth.
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  • Out of 8 billion people, my lifematters, but we go about it the
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  • wrong way.
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  • We usually try to get power, andwe settle for success, or trying
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  • to be successful, or trying topretend like we're successful,
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  • or impress people with oursuccess or material things to
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  • feel significant, and it neverworks.
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  • In 2 Corinthians 4:7, God tellsus the secret to significance.
  • 00:15:45.793 --> 00:15:52.100
  • He says, "But we have thistreasure in jars of clay to show
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  • that this all-surpassing poweris from God and not from us."
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  • You see, the way we drink fromthis fountain of significance
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  • that comes through Christ is weadmit our brokenness, we admit
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  • our failures, we admit thatwe're just a jar of clay, but we
  • 00:16:07.148 --> 00:16:10.551
  • have the very power of Christshining through us, and the more
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  • we admit the brokenness and weallow Christ to shine through
  • 00:16:13.287 --> 00:16:16.357
  • the brokenness, the more powerwe have in our lives through
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  • Jesus Christ, and the moreimpact we'll make through Jesus
  • 00:16:20.028 --> 00:16:23.064
  • Christ, and the more it willchange lives, and we'll live a
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  • life that will outlast us forall eternity, but when we try to
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  • act like we've got it alltogether, we lose all power.
  • 00:16:32.640 --> 00:16:36.611
  • The paradox is the more humble--the more we humble ourselves and
  • 00:16:36.644 --> 00:16:40.081
  • admit that we're thirsty, themore we humble ourselves and
  • 00:16:40.114 --> 00:16:43.751
  • admit our brokenness, then themore he fills us up with his
  • 00:16:43.785 --> 00:16:46.954
  • power, and he shines through us,but when we use success or
  • 00:16:46.988 --> 00:16:51.993
  • trying to be successful to fillthat thirst for significance in
  • 00:16:52.026 --> 00:16:55.696
  • our hearts and lives, it justleaves us even more empty,
  • 00:16:55.730 --> 00:16:58.466
  • 'cause what you need is notsuccess.
  • 00:16:58.499 --> 00:16:59.934
  • There's nothing wrong withsuccess, it's just that it will
  • 00:16:59.967 --> 00:17:03.571
  • never quench the thirst in yoursoul.
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  • That's why people, when they'resuccessful, just keep running on
  • 00:17:07.975 --> 00:17:09.944
  • the treadmill success.
  • 00:17:09.977 --> 00:17:11.279
  • "Just trying to keep ittogether, because I gotta keep
  • 00:17:11.312 --> 00:17:12.780
  • running, I gotta keep running,gotta keep running, because if I
  • 00:17:12.814 --> 00:17:14.949
  • stop, then it might not falldown, and I've gotta keep the
  • 00:17:14.982 --> 00:17:17.251
  • success because everything'stied up in it, my image, my
  • 00:17:17.285 --> 00:17:19.720
  • everything," and God says,"Stop, stop, what you need is
  • 00:17:19.754 --> 00:17:25.660
  • not success, what you need issignificance, to know that your
  • 00:17:25.693 --> 00:17:29.163
  • life matters," and I'm tellingyou, if you're a child of God,
  • 00:17:29.197 --> 00:17:32.700
  • if you're a Christ-follower,your life matters so much that
  • 00:17:32.733 --> 00:17:35.703
  • he died for you.
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  • He gave his life for you, and hehas set you apart, made you
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  • unique for a unique purpose.
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  • To fulfill his unique plan, andall you gotta do is just follow
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  • him one day at a time, then hesays, "That's my boy.
  • 00:17:47.682 --> 00:17:51.853
  • That's my girl.
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  • Just fall on me."
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  • You don't have to go out and dosome big great thing for God.
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  • Just take one step of faith oneday at a time so he can do
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  • something big and great throughyou.
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  • All I have to do is please him,and I find my significance in
  • 00:18:05.733 --> 00:18:11.172
  • him, and when I admit mybrokenness and I admit that I'm
  • 00:18:11.205 --> 00:18:15.409
  • powerless without him, he fillsme up.
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  • I want you to look at this lastverse, Jeremiah 2:13.
  • 00:18:19.747 --> 00:18:23.885
  • He says, "My people have donetwo things wrong.
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  • They have abandoned Me, thefountain of life-giving water.
  • 00:18:26.621 --> 00:18:30.258
  • And they have also dug their owncisterns, broken cisterns that
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  • can't hold water."
  • 00:18:33.060 --> 00:18:35.563
  • Well, that sounds like us today,doesn't it?
  • 00:18:35.596 --> 00:18:38.099
  • Sounds like our world today, Itsounds like America today, that
  • 00:18:38.132 --> 00:18:43.671
  • we've abandoned God'slife-giving water, and then
  • 00:18:43.704 --> 00:18:46.474
  • we've tried to dig our ownwells.
  • 00:18:46.507 --> 00:18:51.712
  • And we dig our own wells, andthey're polluted,
  • 00:18:51.746 --> 00:18:53.781
  • or they're just empty.
  • 00:18:53.814 --> 00:18:55.116
  • They can't hold water, and theseleave us even more empty, so we
  • 00:18:55.149 --> 00:18:57.084
  • just dig deeper, we just digdeeper, we just dig deeper, we
  • 00:18:57.118 --> 00:19:00.221
  • just dig deeper.
  • 00:19:00.254 --> 00:19:04.058
  • Have you ever really made amess, and then you try to fix it
  • 00:19:04.091 --> 00:19:06.661
  • yourself and it just digs itdeeper?
  • 00:19:06.694 --> 00:19:11.699
  • You know, that's what we do.
  • 00:19:11.732 --> 00:19:13.034
  • We just dig and dig and dig anddig, and it's just empty, and it
  • 00:19:13.067 --> 00:19:15.403
  • just leaves us more thirsty andtired and worn out and empty
  • 00:19:15.436 --> 00:19:19.173
  • when we have the fountain oflife right here, and the great
  • 00:19:19.207 --> 00:19:24.579
  • news is all I have to do is juststop, stop digging, stop digging
  • 00:19:24.612 --> 00:19:28.416
  • a hole, stop digging a hole tonowhere, stop digging a hole
  • 00:19:28.449 --> 00:19:33.888
  • that just leaves you more empty,and come over and drink from the
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  • free, crystal clear, cold,clean, life-giving fountain of
  • 00:19:39.660 --> 00:19:46.133
  • Jesus Christ, and he'll fill youup to overflowing, and it'll
  • 00:19:46.167 --> 00:19:50.972
  • flow out of you onto everyoneelse.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Maker of heaven,maker of earth, ♪
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  • ♪ galaxy architectgave me my worth. ♪
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  • ♪ Who could have predictedthe story you'd write? ♪
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  • ♪ No, no. ♪
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  • ♪ You stretched outthe heavens ♪
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  • ♪ and laid down your life. ♪
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  • ♪ Here, where sinand love collide, ♪
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  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide. ♪
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  • ♪ The God who joinedthe hemispheres ♪
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  • ♪ joined my fight. ♪
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  • ♪ Here where sinand blood collide, ♪
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  • ♪ my chains fall off,my fears subside. ♪
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  • ♪ The God who madethe universe ♪
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  • ♪ made a way. ♪
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  • ♪ You made a way. ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Here, where sinand love collide ♪
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  • male: Sing,"maker of heaven."
  • 00:23:01.695 --> 00:23:03.397
  • ♪ Maker of heaven,author of life, ♪
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  • ♪ with no obligation,you painted the skies. ♪
  • 00:23:13.974 --> 00:23:22.783
  • ♪ There's noplanet too big, ♪
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  • ♪ no creature too small,no, no. ♪
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  • ♪ In your perfectpicture, you wanted it all. ♪
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  • male: Come on, we sing out.
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  • ♪ Here, where sinand love collide, ♪
  • 00:23:40.501 --> 00:23:44.305
  • ♪ I stand in awe,arms open wide. ♪
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  • ♪ The God who joinedthe hemispheres ♪
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  • ♪ joined my fight. ♪
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  • ♪ Here, where sinand blood collide, ♪
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  • ♪ my chains fall off,my fears subside. ♪
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  • ♪ The God who made theuniverse made a way. ♪
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  • [vocalizing]
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  • ♪ Make a way for us. ♪
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  • ♪ Gonna make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ Make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ Sing, you're themaker of the stars, ♪
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  • ♪ so make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ You're the makerof my heart, ♪
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  • ♪ so make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ You made theblind to see, ♪
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  • ♪ so make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ You made somethingnew in me, ♪
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  • ♪ so make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ Come on. ♪
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  • ♪ When the wallsare closin' in, ♪
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  • ♪ you will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ When I need tostart again, ♪
  • 00:25:20.868 --> 00:25:25.172
  • ♪ you will make a way. ♪
  • 00:25:25.205 --> 00:25:29.843
  • ♪ When I can'tsee my way out, ♪
  • 00:25:29.877 --> 00:25:34.281
  • ♪ you will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ In the darknessI will shout. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ When I havenothing left, ♪
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  • ♪ you will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ I can't take onemore step. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ I can't seemy way out. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark,I will shout. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ When I havenothing left, ♪
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  • ♪ you will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ Yes, Lord. ♪
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  • ♪ I can't takeone more step. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪
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  • ♪ I can't see myway out, Lord. ♪
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  • ♪ You willmake a way. ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark,I will shout. ♪
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  • ♪ You will make a way. ♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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