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September 27, 2020
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Pastor Kerry Shook reviews Isaiah 53. This chapter points to Christ and gives a beautiful picture of grace.

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  • Kerry Shook: Because if we wantto experience an overflow
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  • of grace, it allstarted at the cross.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Kerry: It seems thatso many people today are
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  • overflowing with anxiety andworry, or they're overflowing
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  • with frustration and anger, orthey're overflowing with stress,
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  • and it just splashes on toevery single person around them.
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  • But God wants his children,during this time, to not be
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  • overflowing with worry, to notbe overflowing with stress, not
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  • be overflowing with fear, to notbe overflowing with anger and
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  • frustration, but to beoverflowing with peace, to be
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  • overflowing with strength, tobe overflowing with joy, to be
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  • overflowing with compassion, andit just spills out onto everyone
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  • around us and only God cangive us that kind of overflow.
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  • Today we're gonna talk aboutthe most important overflow, the
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  • overflow of grace.
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  • And we're gonna look at one ofthe most important chapters in
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  • all the Bible,Isaiah chapter 53.
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  • It is a powerful prophecy.
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  • It's been called the fifthgospel by many Christian
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  • theologians because itpoints so clearly to Christ.
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  • It's also been called theforbidden chapter because it's
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  • hardly ever mentioned in Jewishsynagogues because it points so
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  • clearly to Christ.
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  • It was written 700 years beforeChrist was born, but it's as if
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  • the author is sitting rightthere next to Golgotha looking
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  • up at the cross, and Christ onthe cross, and describing it.
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  • It's an amazingpicture of grace.
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  • Hey, by the way, Jesus fulfilled332 distinct Old Testament
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  • prophecies about the comingMessiah, including the place
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  • where he'd be born, Bethlehem,where he'd grow up, how he would
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  • be betrayed, how they wouldgamble over his clothes, how he
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  • would be silent before hisaccusers, and the way he
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  • would die.
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  • It says he would be pierceda raised up for all to see.
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  • And crucifixion wasn'teven invented at the time.
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  • The Romans invented crucifixionas a cruel form of torture
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  • and execution.
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  • It also talks about, in theprophecies, how his bones would
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  • not be broken, not one of them,and yet they broke the bones of
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  • the thieves on either sideso they would die quicker.
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  • When they came to Christ, he wasalready dead so they didn't need
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  • to break his bones.
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  • It says in Isaiah 53, he'llbe assigned a grave with the
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  • wicked, and he was assigneda grave with the wicked.
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  • He was supposed to be, his bodywas to be thrown out after the
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  • crucifixion into a pit andburned with the bodies of
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  • criminals outside the citygates, but it says, instead he
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  • was buried in a rich man's tomb.
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  • And we know that Joseph ofArimathea stepped up and had
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  • Jesus buried in his garden tomb.
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  • The mathematical probabilitythat all 332 distinct Old
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  • Testament prophecies aboutthe coming Messiah would be
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  • fulfilled by the life ofone man, it's astronomical.
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  • In fact, mathematicians haveactually done the math on it and
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  • the probabilities of it, and theprobability of one man and one
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  • life fulfilling all 332 distinctOld Testament prophecies about
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  • the coming Messiah, well, it'sone in 840 with 97 zeros behind
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  • it, this number right here,which I can't even say.
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  • But that's the probability.
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  • It's one in 840 with 97 zerosbehind it, the probability that
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  • one man in one life couldfulfill all 332 distinct Old
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  • Testament prophecies about theMessiah, but Jesus the
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  • Messiah did.
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  • So, open your Bibles to Isaiah53, and we're gonna read verses
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  • 4 through 6.
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  • We'll come back and studydifferent parts of the chapter,
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  • this amazing chapter.
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  • "Surely he took up our painand bore our suffering, yet we
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  • considered him punished by God,stricken by him, and afflicted.
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  • But he was pierced for ourtransgressions, he was crushed
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  • for our iniquities; thepunishment that brought us peace
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  • was on him, and by hiswounds we are healed.
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  • We all, like sheep, have goneastray, each one of us has
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  • turned to our own way; andthe Lord has laid on him the
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  • iniquity of us all."
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  • When you read this, it's likeGod transported Isaiah 700 years
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  • into the future right there atthe foot of the cross because
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  • he's looking up and seeing Jesuson the cross and describing it.
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  • And so, it is my prayer todaythat God takes us back in time
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  • 2.000 years so that we can sitin that very place and look up
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  • and see Jesus Christ on thecross because if we want to
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  • experience an overflow of grace,it all started at the cross.
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  • That overflow, the graceoverflow started at the cross,
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  • and it's turned into a mightyriver that's joined in an ocean
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  • of grace that God wants us toplunge into and to live in.
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  • But I'm afraid that many Christfollowers aren't living in an
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  • atmosphere of grace.
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  • For, you see, to become aChristian, we've all received
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  • Christ into our lives and hisfree gift of salvation, and
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  • forgiveness, and heaven oneday that we can never earn
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  • or deserve.
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  • We know it's all about grace.
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  • We can't save ourselves.
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  • We had to ask him to save usbut then once we become a Christ
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  • follower, so many timesChristians go back to living in
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  • a cycle of shame, and guilt, andfeelings of worthlessness that
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  • will never add up, that willnever measure up, and feelings
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  • of that we'll never be enough,that we don't have what
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  • it takes.
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  • And we go back into that cycleof shame and guilt, and we don't
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  • have victory over our sins andwe, and we basically struggle
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  • with self worth because we'retrying to earn God's
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  • grace again.
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  • We're trying to prove thatwe're good enough to deserve his
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  • grace, but we could never dothat and none of us could ever
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  • be good enough todeserve his grace.
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  • And so, we need to live in hisgrace, and breathe in his grace,
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  • and experience his grace, andthat gives us victory to over
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  • sin, so that shame and guiltare no longer necessary.
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  • And when you feel the shame,when you feel the guilt, if
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  • you're a Christ follower, allyou have to do is just come to
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  • God and say, "Yeah, I'm broken.
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  • I'm sinful, but I receive yourforgiveness and your grace.
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  • Give me your victory.
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  • Help me walk in grace,to walk into your light."
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  • See, conviction of sin by theHoly Spirit draws us toward God.
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  • Shame and guilt pushesus away from God.
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  • It comes from Satan ifyou're a Christ follower.
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  • Conviction of your sins, whenyou still sin as a Christian at
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  • times, draws you back to Godgoing, "God, I just face it.
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  • Yeah, I need you andyour forgiveness.
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  • You're right, I was wrong."
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  • But Satan will say, "Youcan't come back to God.
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  • That's the same old sin, sameold struggle, you're worthless."
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  • And it causes usto live in shame.
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  • It causes us to hide from Godand from others, when the only
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  • answer is to be able to say,"Look, God, you know me, you
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  • know everything about me, andthank you for forgiving me."
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  • And then to go to a Christianfriend and say, "Hey, I want
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  • victory over this sin that I'mstruggling with, and I just
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  • admit it because I'm forgivenand I have grace, and I don't
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  • need shame.
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  • And so, I need your help tohelp me overcome this struggle.
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  • Would you meet with me?
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  • Would you encourage me?
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  • Would you hold me accountable?
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  • Because I want to justbe honest with you too.
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  • I want to be honest with God andhonest with someone else, so I
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  • can have healing, andstrength, and victory.
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  • And that's where God wants us tolive, but you can't experience
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  • that kind of overflow of graceand live in an atmosphere of
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  • grace until you really see apicture of how much God loves
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  • you and that pictureyou see from the cross.
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  • female announcer: Still tocome with Pastor Kerry Shook.
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  • Kerry: If you're a Christfollower and you're putting
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  • guilt upon yourself, shame uponyourself, that's not coming from
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  • Jesus, that's onlycoming from Satan.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Kerry: Now, most paintings,when they depict Christ upon
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  • the cross, reallyclean it up a lot.
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  • They really sanitize it.
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  • All the renaissance paintings ofChrist on the cross may show a
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  • little blood trickling from hishands, and his feet, and from
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  • his side, a little few drops ofblood on his forehead from the
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  • crown of thorns, but theysanitize it, they clean it
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  • up completely.
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  • Because if you look at Jesus'face up on the cross, you'll see
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  • that you can't even see his facebecause it's so covered in his
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  • sinless blood, his blood thatwas shed for you and for me.
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  • Look what Isaiah says as helooks at Jesus' face upon the
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  • cross in Isaiah 52, verse 14.
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  • "Just as there were manywho were appalled at him his
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  • appearance was so disfiguredbeyond that of any human being
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  • and his form marred beyond thatof human likeness so he will
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  • sprinkle many nations."
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  • After he was beaten, andflogged, and bruised, and
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  • bleeding, his face was so marredand disfigured that he
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  • was unrecognizable.
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  • And his appearance was sohorrific that people looked away
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  • in disgust.
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  • For when you look at the faceof Christ on the cross, all you
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  • would see was ugliness.
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  • For, you see, the beautifulSavior took on the ugliness
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  • of our sins.
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  • I believe as you look in theface of Christ on the cross, you
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  • see the symbol of our sinsbecause you see ugliness.
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  • And no matter how hard we tryto hide it, the ugliness of our
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  • sins eventually comes out.
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  • You know, we can puta good face on it.
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  • We can act like we've got it alltogether on the outside, but on
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  • the inside, sin is ugly, thisugliness of selfishness, the
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  • ugliness of pride, the uglinessof lust, the ugliness of lies,
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  • the ugliness of greed.
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  • The ugliness of our sins justcomes out and it disfigures and
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  • destroys our soul.
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  • And it disfigures andit destroys families.
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  • And that's what's wrong withour society today, the family
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  • structure has crumbled as theugliness of sin has taken hold.
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  • In John 19:2 it says thesoldiers twisted together a
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  • crown of thorns andput it on his head.
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  • Now, when I think about thesoldiers putting together this
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  • crown of thorns to mock Jesus,yeah, I usually think of, you
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  • know, maybe some thorns that areon rosebushes and little thorns
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  • like that, that are maybe,maybe a half inch long.
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  • But a Middle Eastern thornbush, the thorns were up to five
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  • inches long.
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  • It was more likea crown of knives.
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  • This crown of mockery was likea crown of knives going on to
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  • Jesus' scalp, and there are morecapillaries in the scalp than
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  • just about any othersurface area of the body.
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  • And so, when those Romansoldiers shoved that crowd of
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  • knives onto Jesus' scalp, theblood just gushed down his face.
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  • The blood covered his face andmatted in his hair, and he was
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  • unrecognizable, Isaiah says.
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  • So disfigured, and sounrecognizable because his face
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  • was covered with his own sinlessblood because he loved you and
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  • me so very much.
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  • You see, when Jesus Christ diedon the cross, not only did he
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  • take upon his body all the sinsof everyone who's ever lived,
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  • all the most heinous, horrificsins of everyone who has ever
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  • lived, he tookthose upon himself.
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  • The Bible says, "He who knewno sin became sin for us."
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  • He took it all upon himself.
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  • All the worst sins of the world,all my sins, all your sins, he
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  • took upon his body, but not onlydid he take all of our sins, he
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  • also took upon his body theconsequences of all our sins.
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  • And so, for the first time ever,the Son of God upon the cross
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  • felt total shameand humiliation.
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  • He felt the thorn of guilt forall those sins, shame for all
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  • those sins.
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  • He felt this almostunbearable fear and anxiety.
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  • He felt total loneliness.
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  • He felt completeseparation from his Father.
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  • He took upon himself all theconsequences of our sins.
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  • And the good news is this, whenwe look at the ugliness of the
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  • face of Jesus Christ upon thecross, it becomes beautiful to
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  • us because the ugliness thathe took upon himself was the
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  • ugliness of our sins, the thorn,the consequences of our sin.
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  • And so, we don't have tolive in shame anymore.
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  • We don't have to livein guilt anymore.
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  • And so many times though, wego back to putting a crown of
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  • thorns on ourself.
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  • And Jesus said, "Don't do that.
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  • I've already done that for you."
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  • We go back to living in a cycleof guilt and shame, and shame
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  • keeps us frombeing close to God.
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  • Shame makes us want to hidefrom God and hide from others.
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  • Shame and guilt makes usburdened down and weighed down.
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  • The guilt is no longer necessarybecause what Christ did on
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  • the cross.
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  • Whenever you sin as a Christfollower, all you have to do is
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  • walk into the light and say,"God, I sinned," and he forgives
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  • you, and he chooses to forget,and he loves you completely.
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  • But Satan will say to you,"You can't come back to God and
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  • receive forgiveness.
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  • I mean, you're just messingup so much, and you can't tell
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  • anyone else about your struggle.
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  • You need to keep it hidden,keep it hidden from God, keep it
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  • hidden from others."
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  • And that keeps you stuck inthe sin and it keeps you from
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  • getting victory because you wantto walk out of the light into
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  • the darkness of shame.
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  • God says that's notnecessary anymore.
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  • Now, don't get mewrong, guilt is real.
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  • Before you come to JesusChrist, guilt is real.
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  • A lot of people deny it.
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  • They say that it's somethingmade up by religious people to
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  • try to control people,but guilt is real.
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  • Whether you deny it, or you actlike it doesn't exist, if you
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  • don't deal with it, it willstill come out in all kinds of
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  • crazy and destructive ways inyour life, in your family, in
  • 00:16:07.416 --> 00:16:10.386
  • your relationshipsbecause guilt is real.
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  • But when you receive Christ,all the guilt's taken away.
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  • If you're a Christ followerand you're putting guilt upon
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  • yourself, shame upon yourself,that's not coming from Jesus,
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  • that's only coming from Satan totry to keep you stuck in guilt
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  • and shame.
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  • It's like you're puttingthe crown on your own head.
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  • And a lot of times I've talkedto Christ followers who say,
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  • "Kerry, I know God's forgivenme, but I'm having trouble
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  • forgiving myself."
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  • And I want to say, whodo you think you are?
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  • The God of the universe took thecrown of thorns and the nails in
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  • his hands and feet, and he diedthis horrible, excruciatingly
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  • humiliating and painful death toforgive you of your sins and all
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  • the consequences of your sins.
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  • Do you think you'regreater than God?
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  • No, if he says you'reforgiven, you're forgiven.
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  • If you've asked forgiveness forthat sin, he's forgiven you
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  • and he loves you.
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  • Now, as Christ followers,he'll convict us.
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  • The Holy Spirit will convict us,but that conviction when we sin
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  • just draws us back to him.
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  • We say, "God, you'reright, I sinned.
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  • I need your forgiveness.
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  • Thank you that you'llnever leave me."
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  • And then we're backright with God.
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  • The conviction of the HolySpirit draws us closer to God,
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  • draws us into light, draws us totell a friend what we're going
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  • through so they can pray with usand help us overcome it and get
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  • healed from it.
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  • And so, we walk in the light ashe is in the light, and guilt is
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  • unnecessary becauseof the face of grace.
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  • We live in grace guiltfree, but not grief free.
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  • We still, as Christ followers,have grief over our sins and the
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  • pain that they cause.
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  • We still have grief and we hurtover the loss and the pain they
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  • cause in our livesand relationships.
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  • We still make amends not to gainforgiveness, but because of love
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  • and because we want tooverflow with grace.
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  • So, let's not only look at theface of grace, let's look at the
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  • feet of grace today,the feet of grace.
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  • For you see as you look up todayand you see the feet of Jesus
  • 00:18:12.274 --> 00:18:15.677
  • Christ on the cross, and you seethat huge spike going through
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  • his feet as they're together inthe spikes going through into
  • 00:18:20.182 --> 00:18:22.951
  • the wood and the blood ispouring out, you realize it's
  • 00:18:22.985 --> 00:18:25.654
  • the same feet they walked mileafter dusty mile to heel
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  • hurting people.
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  • It was the same feetthat walked on the water.
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  • It was the same feet that werewashed with sweet perfume, mixed
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  • with tears of regret.
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  • It's the same feet thatwalked after us in love.
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  • Those same feet willingly laiddown on the cross and took
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  • the spike.
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  • It says in Isaiah 53:5, but hewas pierced for our rebellion.
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  • He was crushed for our sins.
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  • The reason he had to take thespike in his feet is because our
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  • feet walked away from God inrebellion and it crushed
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  • his heart.
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  • In Isaiah 53:6 it says, "Allof us, like sheep, have
  • 00:19:12.834 --> 00:19:15.938
  • strayed away.
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  • We have left God'spaths to follow our own.
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  • Yet the Lord laid onhim the sins of us all."
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  • You see, all of us haverebellious feet that have walked
  • 00:19:23.245 --> 00:19:27.015
  • away from God, and as we walkaway from God and want to go on
  • 00:19:27.049 --> 00:19:30.852
  • our own path instead ofGod's path, what we're really
  • 00:19:30.886 --> 00:19:33.755
  • rebelling against is God'scontrol of our lives.
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  • And we're saying, "I'm God,I know more than you, God.
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  • I'm gonna do what I want.
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  • I'm gonna choose my path."
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  • And we're saying, "Iwant to be my own God."
  • 00:19:42.764 --> 00:19:45.033
  • And the Scripture says thatwhenever we try to play God,
  • 00:19:45.067 --> 00:19:48.737
  • we become enemies of God.
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  • It's not just that we're goingdown our own path and not
  • 00:19:52.674 --> 00:19:54.776
  • choosing God's path, it'swe become enemies of God.
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  • We're at war with God.
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  • We're at war for control.
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  • God made you to need himto be in control of your life.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Maker of heaven,maker of earth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Galaxy architect,gave me my worth ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Who could have predictedthe story you'd write ♪
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  • ♪ Oh, oh, you stretchedout the heavens ♪
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  • ♪ And laid down your life ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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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 joined thehemispheres joined my fight ♪
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  • ♪ Here where sin and bloodcollide, my chains fall off ♪
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  • ♪ 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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  • ♪♪♪
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  • male: You sing,"Maker of heaven."
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  • ♪ Maker of heaven,author of life ♪
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  • ♪ With no obligationyou painted the skies ♪
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  • ♪ There's no planet too big,no creature too small ♪
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  • ♪ No ♪
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  • ♪ In your perfect pictureyou wanted it all ♪
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  • male: Come on we sing out.
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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 joined thehemispheres 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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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ Make a way, make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You'll make a way,make a way ♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪ You're the maker of thestars so make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You're the maker of myheart so make a way ♪
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  • ♪ You made the blindto see 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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  • ♪ When the walls are closingin you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I need to startagain you will make a way ♪
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  • When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the darkness I willshout "You will make a way" ♪
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  • ♪ When I have nothing leftyou will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark I will shout"You will make a way" ♪
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  • ♪ When I have nothing leftyou will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't take one morestep you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ When I can't see my wayout you will make a way ♪
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  • ♪ In the dark I will shout"You will make a way" ♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • ♪♪♪
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