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Cooling Down Hot Hearts

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September 14, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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  • - I want you to look with me
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  • - I want you to look with mein Deuteronomy 16,
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  • in Deuteronomy 16,and when you find 16,
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  • and when you find 16,go on over to 19,
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  • go on over to 19,because that's where I am,
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  • "You should separate
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  • "You should separatethese cities to yourself
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  • these cities to yourselfin the midst of the land
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  • in the midst of the landwhich the Lord will give you
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  • which the Lord will give youas a possession."
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  • as a possession."And Verse 4 says,
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  • And Verse 4 says,"And this is the case
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  • "And this is the caseof the manslayer
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  • of the manslayerwho flees there,
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  • who flees there,that he may live.
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  • that he may live.Whoever kills his neighbor
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  • Whoever kills his neighborunintentionally, not having
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  • unintentionally, not havinghated him in time past."
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  • hated him in time past."Verse 6, "Lest the avenger
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  • Verse 6, "Lest the avengerof blood, while his anger..."
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  • of blood, while his anger..."or some translations,
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  • or some translations,the King James says his heart.
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  • the King James says his heart."While his anger",
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  • "While his anger",or his heart,
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  • or his heart,"is hot, pursue the manslayer
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  • "is hot, pursue the manslayerand overtake him,
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  • and overtake him,because the way is long,
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  • because the way is long,and kill him,
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  • and kill him,though he was not deserving
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  • though he was not deservingof death since he had not hated
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  • of death since he had not hatedthe victim in time past."
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  • the victim in time past."You may be thinking,
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  • You may be thinking,what in the world
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  • what in the worldis that talking about?
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  • is that talking about?Let me explain it real fast.
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  • Let me explain it real fast.This is God giving instruction
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  • This is God giving instructionto the children of Israel
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  • to the children of Israelto build sanctuary cities
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  • to build sanctuary citiesor cities of refuge,
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  • or cities of refuge,where people
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  • where peoplewho were in trouble,
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  • who were in trouble,who had accidentally,
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  • who had accidentally,or sometimes intentionally,
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  • or sometimes intentionally,murdered someone,
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  • murdered someone,could run to,
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  • could run to,and they would be given
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  • and they would be givenat least a fair trial.
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  • at least a fair trial.They were called cities
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  • They were called citiesof refuge.
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  • of refuge.They started out
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  • They started outwith three in Israel,
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  • with three in Israel,and what is astonishing
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  • and what is astonishingis they ended up,
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  • is they ended up,because God said you need more,
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  • because God said you need more,because there were
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  • because there wereso many fights,
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  • so many fights,and they even give
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  • and they even givethe illustration
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  • the illustrationin this chapter
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  • in this chapterthat I didn't read
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  • that I didn't readof why a city of refuge
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  • of why a city of refugewas so important.
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  • was so important.They give the illustration
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  • They give the illustrationin that same chapter.
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  • in that same chapter.If a man is out chopping wood
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  • If a man is out chopping woodwith his ax, and the ax head
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  • with his ax, and the ax headflies off and hits someone
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  • flies off and hits someoneaccidentally in the head,
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  • accidentally in the head,under the Old Testament law,
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  • under the Old Testament law,it was an eye for an eye.
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  • it was an eye for an eye.If you killed someone,
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  • If you killed someone,you had the right,
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  • you had the right,or their family,
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  • or their family,their kin, their blood avenger,
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  • their kin, their blood avenger,as the Scripture calls it,
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  • as the Scripture calls it,had the right
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  • had the rightto take your life,
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  • to take your life,and even if it was an accident,
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  • and even if it was an accident,unless you could get
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  • unless you could getto a city of refuge.
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  • to a city of refuge.And if you could get
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  • And if you could getto a city of refuge,
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  • to a city of refuge,there would be a jury
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  • there would be a jurywho would hear your case,
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  • who would hear your case,and if it was decided
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  • and if it was decidedby these judges
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  • by these judgesthat you had accidentally killed
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  • that you had accidentally killedsomebody in that family,
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  • somebody in that family,then you could stay
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  • then you could stayin the city of refuge
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  • in the city of refugewith your family
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  • with your familyuntil the high priest died,
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  • until the high priest died,and when the high priest
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  • and when the high priestyou came in under died,
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  • you came in under died,you could go back to your home
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  • you could go back to your homeand live in peace.
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  • and live in peace.And nobody,
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  • And nobody,as the Bible calls them,
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  • as the Bible calls them,the blood avengers,
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  • the blood avengers,could not pay you back
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  • could not pay you backfor accidentally
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  • for accidentallykilling their relative.
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  • killing their relative.That's what was taking place
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  • That's what was taking placein this story.
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  • in this story.What caught my attention was,
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  • What caught my attention was,"Lest the avenger of blood
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  • "Lest the avenger of bloodpursue the slayer",
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  • pursue the slayer",listen to these words,
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  • listen to these words,"while his heart is hot",
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  • "while his heart is hot",or his anger is hot,
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  • or his anger is hot,that He's recognizing here
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  • that He's recognizing herethat people who are upset
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  • that people who are upsetdon't really ration good.
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  • don't really ration good.They don't really think
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  • They don't really thinkthings through good.
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  • things through good.Be careful when you have
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  • Be careful when you havea hot heart,
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  • a hot heart,when you're angry,
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  • when you're angry,when somebody does something
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  • when somebody does somethingand your anger
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  • and your angerand your resentment
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  • and your resentmentis so strong.
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  • is so strong.That's a dangerous thing.
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  • That's a dangerous thing.Just like what happened
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  • Just like what happenedin Genesis 4,
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  • in Genesis 4,in the first family
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  • in the first familythat ever inhabited
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  • that ever inhabitedthis earth --
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  • this earth --Adam and Eve had two sons,
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  • Adam and Eve had two sons,Cain and Abel.
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  • Cain and Abel.And his heart got hot,
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  • And his heart got hot,or angry, toward his brother,
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  • or angry, toward his brother,his own brother, Abel.
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  • his own brother, Abel.I mean, there's just the parents
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  • I mean, there's just the parentsand the two boys here,
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  • and the two boys here,and one of 'em gets
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  • and one of 'em getsin a heated moment.
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  • in a heated moment.His heart gets hot and angry,
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  • His heart gets hot and angry,and he slays his brother,
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  • and he slays his brother,Abel, in the first family
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  • Abel, in the first familythat ever existed!
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  • that ever existed!It's family attacking family.
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  • It's family attacking family.So, God saw that this
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  • So, God saw that thiswas an issue and they end up,
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  • was an issue and they end up,and to me it's pretty profound
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  • and to me it's pretty profoundthat they would end up
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  • that they would end upwith 42 cities of refuge.
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  • with 42 cities of refuge.Apparently, there were a lot
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  • Apparently, there were a lotof fights breaking out,
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  • of fights breaking out,a lot of issues
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  • a lot of issuesthat people were having,
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  • that people were having,a lot of arguments
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  • a lot of argumentsthat people were having,
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  • that people were having,and if they didn't have enough
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  • and if they didn't have enoughcities of refuge with three,
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  • cities of refuge with three,they then added six,
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  • they then added six,and then God said,
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  • and then God said,add some more, add some more,
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  • add some more, add some more,and they ended up with 42 cities
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  • and they ended up with 42 citiesof refuge in jurisdictions
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  • of refuge in jurisdictionsand geographical locations
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  • and geographical locationswhere you could run to,
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  • where you could run to,because arguments
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  • because argumentswere always breaking out.
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  • were always breaking out.I think that this whole scenario
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  • I think that this whole scenarioof Cain slaying Abel
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  • of Cain slaying Abelshows us that it's possible,
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  • shows us that it's possible,when your heart is hurting
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  • when your heart is hurtingand someone has done something
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  • and someone has done somethingto you that has hurt you,
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  • to you that has hurt you,or hurt one
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  • or hurt oneof your family members,
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  • of your family members,that you can get what the Bible
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  • that you can get what the Biblecalls a hot heart,
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  • calls a hot heart,or an angry heart.
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  • or an angry heart.And if you don't deal
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  • And if you don't dealproperly --
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  • properly --the Bible didn't say
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  • the Bible didn't saythat it's wrong to be angry.
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  • that it's wrong to be angry.The Bible said be angry.
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  • The Bible said be angry.That's part of the emotion.
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  • That's part of the emotion.We're made in the image of God,
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  • We're made in the image of God,and anger is an emotion
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  • and anger is an emotionthat God has.
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  • that God has.So, it's impossible
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  • So, it's impossibleto not get angry.
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  • to not get angry.He said, be angry,
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  • He said, be angry,but sin not.
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  • but sin not.Be angry, but sin not.
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  • Be angry, but sin not.You can get an angry heart
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  • You can get an angry heartor a hot heart about something,
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  • or a hot heart about something,an injustice
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  • an injusticethat happens to you,
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  • that happens to you,but we must learn
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  • but we must learnto control our spirits.
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  • to control our spirits.Proverbs 14:17 said,
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  • Proverbs 14:17 said,"He who is soon angered",
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  • "He who is soon angered",or quickly angered,
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  • or quickly angered,"deals foolishly."
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  • "deals foolishly."The New Living says,
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  • The New Living says,"Short-tempered people
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  • "Short-tempered peopledo foolish things."
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  • do foolish things."The TM says, "The hot-headed
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  • The TM says, "The hot-headeddo things they soon regret."
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  • do things they soon regret."The Amplified said,
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  • The Amplified said,"He who foams up quickly
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  • "He who foams up quicklydeals foolishly,
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  • deals foolishly,and plots and plans
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  • and plots and planshis revenge."
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  • his revenge.""He who foams up easily..."
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  • "He who foams up easily..."listen to what He said.
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  • listen to what He said.He who foams up quickly
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  • He who foams up quicklywill soon do something foolish,
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  • will soon do something foolish,and plan and plot his revenge.
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  • and plan and plot his revenge.Proverbs 22 said,
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  • Proverbs 22 said,"An angry man stirs up fights
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  • "An angry man stirs up fightsand devises plots."
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  • and devises plots."Now, keep that in mind,
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  • Now, keep that in mind,and I want to change gears
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  • and I want to change gearsjust a little bit.
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  • just a little bit.Lean in and listen
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  • Lean in and listento what I'm about to tell you.
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  • to what I'm about to tell you.There was a man by the name
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  • There was a man by the nameof Antonio Stradivarius.
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  • of Antonio Stradivarius.He was born in the 1700s
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  • He was born in the 1700sand he perfected the craft
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  • and he perfected the craftof making violins.
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  • of making violins.These violins
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  • These violinsthat he made are considered
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  • that he made are consideredto this day
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  • to this daythe greatest violins.
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  • the greatest violins.They can make the most
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  • They can make the mostbeautiful music of any violin
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  • beautiful music of any violinup until this time.
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  • up until this time.He's credited with making 900,
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  • He's credited with making 900,I think approximately 900
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  • I think approximately 900handmade violins, 960.
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  • handmade violins, 960.According to what period
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  • According to what periodin his life
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  • in his lifethat he made these violins
  • 00:08:03.462 --> 00:08:05.131
  • that he made these violinsdetermines the value
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  • determines the valueof these 960,
  • 00:08:06.732 --> 00:08:08.634
  • of these 960,and some of them have been lost
  • 00:08:08.634 --> 00:08:10.002
  • and some of them have been lostin different ways,
  • 00:08:10.002 --> 00:08:11.571
  • in different ways,so they only think
  • 00:08:11.571 --> 00:08:13.005
  • so they only thinkthat there's around 500
  • 00:08:13.005 --> 00:08:15.908
  • that there's around 500that are still in existence.
  • 00:08:15.908 --> 00:08:17.176
  • that are still in existence.The first period
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  • The first periodof Antonio Stradivarius' life
  • 00:08:20.513 --> 00:08:23.382
  • of Antonio Stradivarius' lifewas called the long period,
  • 00:08:23.382 --> 00:08:24.016
  • was called the long period,and it was the time
  • 00:08:24.016 --> 00:08:29.922
  • and it was the timebetween the 1700 to 1725,
  • 00:08:29.922 --> 00:08:31.591
  • between the 1700 to 1725,and if you have a violin
  • 00:08:31.591 --> 00:08:33.693
  • and if you have a violinthat was made in the long period
  • 00:08:33.693 --> 00:08:34.360
  • that was made in the long periodof his life,
  • 00:08:34.360 --> 00:08:35.161
  • of his life,that's when he was first
  • 00:08:35.161 --> 00:08:36.329
  • that's when he was firststarting out.
  • 00:08:36.329 --> 00:08:37.797
  • starting out.The cheapest one
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  • The cheapest onewould be worth hundreds
  • 00:08:39.198 --> 00:08:41.367
  • would be worth hundredsof thousands of dollars.
  • 00:08:41.367 --> 00:08:42.702
  • of thousands of dollars.Recently, one of them
  • 00:08:42.702 --> 00:08:43.803
  • Recently, one of themthat was said
  • 00:08:43.803 --> 00:08:44.804
  • that was saidto have been played
  • 00:08:44.804 --> 00:08:47.440
  • to have been playedby a general to Napoleon
  • 00:08:47.440 --> 00:08:48.808
  • by a general to Napoleonaround the campfires
  • 00:08:48.808 --> 00:08:51.310
  • around the campfiresas he was conquering the world,
  • 00:08:51.310 --> 00:08:53.179
  • as he was conquering the world,it recently sold
  • 00:08:53.179 --> 00:08:57.516
  • it recently soldfor $3.6 million.
  • 00:08:57.516 --> 00:08:59.251
  • for $3.6 million.But, there is another period
  • 00:08:59.251 --> 00:09:00.252
  • But, there is another periodof his life called
  • 00:09:00.252 --> 00:09:01.487
  • of his life calledthe golden period.
  • 00:09:01.487 --> 00:09:02.555
  • the golden period.It's later in his life,
  • 00:09:02.555 --> 00:09:05.825
  • It's later in his life,that if you have a violin
  • 00:09:05.825 --> 00:09:08.995
  • that if you have a violinthat was made during that time,
  • 00:09:08.995 --> 00:09:12.665
  • that was made during that time,you are really in a good place
  • 00:09:12.665 --> 00:09:13.733
  • you are really in a good placeand you don't know it.
  • 00:09:13.733 --> 00:09:14.433
  • and you don't know it.Maybe you picked it up
  • 00:09:14.433 --> 00:09:15.434
  • Maybe you picked it upat a garage sale
  • 00:09:15.434 --> 00:09:16.168
  • at a garage saleand you don't even know
  • 00:09:16.168 --> 00:09:18.137
  • and you don't even knowyou have a Stradivarius.
  • 00:09:18.137 --> 00:09:20.606
  • you have a Stradivarius.But in 2014,
  • 00:09:20.606 --> 00:09:23.609
  • But in 2014,Sotheby's auctioneer company
  • 00:09:23.609 --> 00:09:27.446
  • Sotheby's auctioneer companyhad a Stradivarius violin.
  • 00:09:27.446 --> 00:09:29.382
  • had a Stradivarius violin.That starting bid
  • 00:09:29.382 --> 00:09:35.254
  • That starting bidbegan at $45 million.
  • 00:09:35.254 --> 00:09:36.355
  • began at $45 million.So, bear that in mind.
  • 00:09:36.355 --> 00:09:36.856
  • So, bear that in mind.That's a pretty
  • 00:09:36.856 --> 00:09:41.360
  • That's a prettyvaluable treasure.
  • 00:09:41.360 --> 00:09:43.062
  • valuable treasure.This is a story that I heard
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  • This is a story that I hearda minister share,
  • 00:09:44.230 --> 00:09:44.764
  • a minister share,that I'm about
  • 00:09:44.764 --> 00:09:46.499
  • that I'm aboutto share with you,
  • 00:09:46.499 --> 00:09:47.800
  • to share with you,about a minister friend
  • 00:09:47.800 --> 00:09:52.304
  • about a minister friendof his that saw a Stradivarius
  • 00:09:52.304 --> 00:09:52.905
  • of his that saw a Stradivariusthat a woman
  • 00:09:52.905 --> 00:09:55.374
  • that a womanin his church owned.
  • 00:09:55.374 --> 00:09:56.742
  • in his church owned.She was an elderly lady.
  • 00:09:56.742 --> 00:09:57.743
  • She was an elderly lady.She was wealthy,
  • 00:09:57.743 --> 00:09:59.378
  • She was wealthy,but not extremely rich.
  • 00:09:59.378 --> 00:10:00.413
  • but not extremely rich.She lived just kind
  • 00:10:00.413 --> 00:10:01.514
  • She lived just kindof a normal life,
  • 00:10:01.514 --> 00:10:03.482
  • of a normal life,but she was wealthy
  • 00:10:03.482 --> 00:10:05.217
  • but she was wealthybecause she owned one thing,
  • 00:10:05.217 --> 00:10:08.354
  • because she owned one thing,a Stradivarius violin.
  • 00:10:08.354 --> 00:10:09.989
  • a Stradivarius violin.And she decided to downsize.
  • 00:10:09.989 --> 00:10:11.590
  • And she decided to downsize.She was a senior citizen
  • 00:10:11.590 --> 00:10:13.092
  • She was a senior citizenand decided to downsize
  • 00:10:13.092 --> 00:10:14.193
  • and decided to downsizedue to her age,
  • 00:10:14.193 --> 00:10:15.428
  • due to her age,and she was selling her house,
  • 00:10:15.428 --> 00:10:17.263
  • and she was selling her house,and she kept calling her kids.
  • 00:10:17.263 --> 00:10:17.930
  • and she kept calling her kids.I think they said
  • 00:10:17.930 --> 00:10:19.799
  • I think they saidshe had two sons and a daughter,
  • 00:10:19.799 --> 00:10:20.800
  • she had two sons and a daughter,and they were grown now
  • 00:10:20.800 --> 00:10:22.268
  • and they were grown nowand lived in the same town,
  • 00:10:22.268 --> 00:10:23.836
  • and lived in the same town,and she kept calling them,
  • 00:10:23.836 --> 00:10:24.637
  • and she kept calling them,saying, will you please
  • 00:10:24.637 --> 00:10:25.871
  • saying, will you pleasehelp me move, will you please
  • 00:10:25.871 --> 00:10:27.139
  • help me move, will you pleasehelp me move?
  • 00:10:27.139 --> 00:10:27.740
  • help me move?And she had some
  • 00:10:27.740 --> 00:10:28.941
  • And she had somehealth challenges and so on.
  • 00:10:28.941 --> 00:10:30.409
  • health challenges and so on.Please, and they would
  • 00:10:30.409 --> 00:10:31.010
  • Please, and they wouldignore her,
  • 00:10:31.010 --> 00:10:31.911
  • ignore her,and they never had time
  • 00:10:31.911 --> 00:10:32.878
  • and they never had timefor her, and they would never
  • 00:10:32.878 --> 00:10:34.647
  • for her, and they would neverhelp her, and she even changed
  • 00:10:34.647 --> 00:10:35.748
  • help her, and she even changedthe date several times
  • 00:10:35.748 --> 00:10:36.916
  • the date several timeswhen they said they would,
  • 00:10:36.916 --> 00:10:38.050
  • when they said they would,and they didn't show up,
  • 00:10:38.050 --> 00:10:40.386
  • and they didn't show up,and they rarely contacted her,
  • 00:10:40.386 --> 00:10:42.755
  • and they rarely contacted her,rarely checked in with her.
  • 00:10:42.755 --> 00:10:44.023
  • rarely checked in with her.And finally, she got her friend
  • 00:10:44.023 --> 00:10:45.891
  • And finally, she got her friendto help her pack everything,
  • 00:10:45.891 --> 00:10:47.460
  • to help her pack everything,moved everything herself
  • 00:10:47.460 --> 00:10:49.662
  • moved everything herselfout into a smaller home
  • 00:10:49.662 --> 00:10:50.730
  • out into a smaller homein the country,
  • 00:10:50.730 --> 00:10:53.566
  • in the country,and she had a big yard sale
  • 00:10:53.566 --> 00:10:54.767
  • and she had a big yard salewith all of the stuff
  • 00:10:54.767 --> 00:10:56.702
  • with all of the stuffthat she could get rid of,
  • 00:10:56.702 --> 00:10:58.637
  • that she could get rid of,and everything that didn't sell,
  • 00:10:58.637 --> 00:10:59.705
  • and everything that didn't sell,because she was in the country,
  • 00:10:59.705 --> 00:11:02.208
  • because she was in the country,she had a big bonfire,
  • 00:11:02.208 --> 00:11:03.542
  • she had a big bonfire,and she lit the bonfire
  • 00:11:03.542 --> 00:11:05.311
  • and she lit the bonfirein her backyard.
  • 00:11:05.311 --> 00:11:07.313
  • in her backyard.And then she took the cell phone
  • 00:11:07.313 --> 00:11:08.314
  • And then she took the cell phoneand she handed it
  • 00:11:08.314 --> 00:11:09.181
  • and she handed itto her best friend
  • 00:11:09.181 --> 00:11:10.316
  • to her best friendthat had helped her,
  • 00:11:10.316 --> 00:11:12.118
  • that had helped her,and she was an elderly person.
  • 00:11:12.118 --> 00:11:13.853
  • and she was an elderly person.And she said, I want you
  • 00:11:13.853 --> 00:11:15.254
  • And she said, I want youto film this --
  • 00:11:15.254 --> 00:11:18.157
  • to film this --True story.
  • 00:11:18.157 --> 00:11:20.426
  • True story.So, the bonfire is behind her,
  • 00:11:20.426 --> 00:11:21.427
  • So, the bonfire is behind her,and she's standing there
  • 00:11:21.427 --> 00:11:25.831
  • and she's standing therewith the Stradivarius violin,
  • 00:11:25.831 --> 00:11:27.299
  • with the Stradivarius violin,and they weren't sure
  • 00:11:27.299 --> 00:11:28.067
  • and they weren't surehow much this one was worth,
  • 00:11:28.067 --> 00:11:29.068
  • how much this one was worth,but it was certainly
  • 00:11:29.068 --> 00:11:30.302
  • but it was certainlyworth hundreds of thousands,
  • 00:11:30.302 --> 00:11:33.139
  • worth hundreds of thousands,probably millions.
  • 00:11:33.139 --> 00:11:34.273
  • probably millions.And while her friend
  • 00:11:34.273 --> 00:11:35.641
  • And while her friendis filming her
  • 00:11:35.641 --> 00:11:40.412
  • is filming heron the cell phone, she says,
  • 00:11:40.412 --> 00:11:41.781
  • on the cell phone, she says,"This is for my sons
  • 00:11:41.781 --> 00:11:45.184
  • "This is for my sonsand my daughter
  • 00:11:45.184 --> 00:11:47.286
  • and my daughterthat would not help me
  • 00:11:47.286 --> 00:11:48.621
  • that would not help meand didn't seem
  • 00:11:48.621 --> 00:11:51.423
  • and didn't seemto care much about me.
  • 00:11:51.423 --> 00:11:52.925
  • to care much about me.She went on to say,
  • 00:11:52.925 --> 00:11:53.726
  • She went on to say,the only thing
  • 00:11:53.726 --> 00:11:56.428
  • the only thingyou seem to really care about
  • 00:11:56.428 --> 00:11:59.131
  • you seem to really care aboutis the Stradivarius violin
  • 00:11:59.131 --> 00:12:00.733
  • is the Stradivarius violinthat I own.
  • 00:12:00.733 --> 00:12:01.634
  • that I own.You never call
  • 00:12:01.634 --> 00:12:03.335
  • You never calland ask about your mother,
  • 00:12:03.335 --> 00:12:05.437
  • and ask about your mother,but you often inquire
  • 00:12:05.437 --> 00:12:09.241
  • but you often inquireabout the violin.
  • 00:12:09.241 --> 00:12:13.813
  • about the violin.So, enjoy your inheritance."
  • 00:12:13.813 --> 00:12:14.980
  • So, enjoy your inheritance."And she took
  • 00:12:14.980 --> 00:12:17.683
  • And she tookthe Stradivarius violin
  • 00:12:17.683 --> 00:12:20.019
  • the Stradivarius violinand threw it into the bonfire,
  • 00:12:20.019 --> 00:12:21.420
  • and threw it into the bonfire,and then had the camera
  • 00:12:21.420 --> 00:12:22.488
  • and then had the camerago close up
  • 00:12:22.488 --> 00:12:25.257
  • go close upas it burst into flames,
  • 00:12:25.257 --> 00:12:27.259
  • as it burst into flames,the strings are popping,
  • 00:12:27.259 --> 00:12:28.761
  • the strings are popping,and can you imagine
  • 00:12:28.761 --> 00:12:30.930
  • and can you imaginehow those children felt
  • 00:12:30.930 --> 00:12:33.065
  • how those children feltas they're watching millions
  • 00:12:33.065 --> 00:12:35.801
  • as they're watching millionsgo up in smoke?
  • 00:12:35.801 --> 00:12:37.503
  • go up in smoke?Wow!
  • 00:12:37.503 --> 00:12:40.306
  • Wow!Can you imagine?
  • 00:12:40.306 --> 00:12:41.207
  • Can you imagine?Now, there's a couple
  • 00:12:41.207 --> 00:12:43.609
  • Now, there's a coupleof morals to this story.
  • 00:12:43.609 --> 00:12:47.012
  • of morals to this story.Number one, always be sweet
  • 00:12:47.012 --> 00:12:49.215
  • Number one, always be sweetand helpful to your mother.
  • 00:12:49.215 --> 00:12:51.684
  • and helpful to your mother.Number one, always!
  • 00:12:51.684 --> 00:12:53.285
  • Number one, always!Let's learn something today!
  • 00:12:53.285 --> 00:12:54.220
  • Let's learn something today!You came to church
  • 00:12:54.220 --> 00:12:54.787
  • You came to churchto learn something,
  • 00:12:54.787 --> 00:12:56.455
  • to learn something,didn't you?
  • 00:12:56.455 --> 00:12:57.356
  • didn't you?Turn to somebody and say,
  • 00:12:57.356 --> 00:13:06.332
  • Turn to somebody and say,always treat your mama right.
  • 00:13:06.332 --> 00:13:08.701
  • always treat your mama right.The second moral of this story
  • 00:13:08.701 --> 00:13:11.370
  • The second moral of this storyis be careful what you throw
  • 00:13:11.370 --> 00:13:12.304
  • is be careful what you throwinto the flames
  • 00:13:12.304 --> 00:13:16.175
  • into the flamesof anger and resentment.
  • 00:13:16.175 --> 00:13:17.710
  • of anger and resentment.I don't care how hot
  • 00:13:17.710 --> 00:13:22.214
  • I don't care how hotyour heart gets!
  • 00:13:22.214 --> 00:13:24.283
  • your heart gets!I mean, I know she was mad
  • 00:13:24.283 --> 00:13:26.051
  • I mean, I know she was madat these kids,
  • 00:13:26.051 --> 00:13:27.786
  • at these kids,but she could have sold it
  • 00:13:27.786 --> 00:13:28.821
  • but she could have sold itand gave a tremendous
  • 00:13:28.821 --> 00:13:30.823
  • and gave a tremendousgift to Free Chapel,
  • 00:13:30.823 --> 00:13:32.992
  • gift to Free Chapel,and we could have done
  • 00:13:32.992 --> 00:13:34.960
  • and we could have doneso much with it for the Lord
  • 00:13:34.960 --> 00:13:36.328
  • - But, think about
  • 00:13:41.166 --> 00:13:42.334
  • - But, think aboutwhat I'm saying.
  • 00:13:42.334 --> 00:13:44.436
  • what I'm saying.This is a true story.
  • 00:13:44.436 --> 00:13:46.572
  • This is a true story.She, in her anger
  • 00:13:46.572 --> 00:13:47.940
  • She, in her angerand resentment,
  • 00:13:47.940 --> 00:13:50.242
  • and resentment,burned one of the treasures
  • 00:13:50.242 --> 00:13:51.377
  • The definition of anger
  • 00:13:55.581 --> 00:13:57.316
  • The definition of angeris "strong feelings
  • 00:13:57.316 --> 00:13:59.585
  • is "strong feelingsof belligerence, aroused by
  • 00:13:59.585 --> 00:14:02.821
  • of belligerence, aroused byreal or supposed wrong."
  • 00:14:02.821 --> 00:14:05.324
  • real or supposed wrong."Anger means indignation, rage,
  • 00:14:05.324 --> 00:14:07.092
  • Anger means indignation, rage,fury, deep feelings
  • 00:14:07.092 --> 00:14:09.528
  • fury, deep feelingsaroused by injustice,
  • 00:14:09.528 --> 00:14:12.998
  • aroused by injustice,violent impulse to retaliate.
  • 00:14:12.998 --> 00:14:14.133
  • violent impulse to retaliate.Another term would be
  • 00:14:14.133 --> 00:14:16.101
  • Another term would be"temporary insanity",
  • 00:14:16.101 --> 00:14:18.470
  • "temporary insanity",in this case.
  • 00:14:18.470 --> 00:14:19.872
  • in this case.Resentment is anger
  • 00:14:19.872 --> 00:14:21.240
  • Resentment is angerthat sticks around,
  • 00:14:21.240 --> 00:14:22.408
  • that sticks around,even after the heart
  • 00:14:22.408 --> 00:14:24.476
  • even after the hearthas cooled down.
  • 00:14:24.476 --> 00:14:26.078
  • has cooled down.Resentment is bitterness,
  • 00:14:26.078 --> 00:14:29.114
  • Resentment is bitterness,ill-will, ill-feeling,
  • 00:14:29.114 --> 00:14:30.849
  • ill-will, ill-feeling,irritation, a grudge,
  • 00:14:30.849 --> 00:14:33.619
  • irritation, a grudge,animosity, rancor.
  • 00:14:33.619 --> 00:14:35.254
  • animosity, rancor.We would call it, "bad blood",
  • 00:14:35.254 --> 00:14:38.390
  • We would call it, "bad blood","a chip on your shoulder".
  • 00:14:38.390 --> 00:14:40.025
  • "a chip on your shoulder".These are the emotions
  • 00:14:40.025 --> 00:14:42.227
  • These are the emotionsthat Jesus taught
  • 00:14:42.227 --> 00:14:44.330
  • that Jesus taughtwe must resist,
  • 00:14:44.330 --> 00:14:45.631
  • we must resist,we must not allow
  • 00:14:45.631 --> 00:14:48.901
  • we must not allowto take root in our lives.
  • 00:14:48.901 --> 00:14:50.169
  • to take root in our lives.When I think of the Bible,
  • 00:14:50.169 --> 00:14:51.403
  • When I think of the Bible,it's a story,
  • 00:14:51.403 --> 00:14:53.472
  • it's a story,a people who burned
  • 00:14:53.472 --> 00:14:54.340
  • a people who burnedthe greatest treasure.
  • 00:14:54.340 --> 00:14:56.942
  • the greatest treasure.When Cain took that weapon
  • 00:14:56.942 --> 00:14:58.711
  • When Cain took that weaponand slew his brother
  • 00:14:58.711 --> 00:15:01.914
  • and slew his brotherin a field, in a fit of anger,
  • 00:15:01.914 --> 00:15:03.949
  • in a field, in a fit of anger,and hostility, and they had
  • 00:15:03.949 --> 00:15:05.184
  • and hostility, and they hadsome kind offense --
  • 00:15:05.184 --> 00:15:06.352
  • some kind offense --we don't know what was --
  • 00:15:06.352 --> 00:15:08.120
  • we don't know what was --We know that he was jealous
  • 00:15:08.120 --> 00:15:09.688
  • We know that he was jealousbecause his brother offered
  • 00:15:09.688 --> 00:15:11.423
  • because his brother offeredan acceptable sacrifice
  • 00:15:11.423 --> 00:15:13.058
  • an acceptable sacrificeand God didn't accept his,
  • 00:15:13.058 --> 00:15:16.528
  • and God didn't accept his,and he slew his brother,
  • 00:15:16.528 --> 00:15:17.229
  • and he slew his brother,and when he did,
  • 00:15:17.229 --> 00:15:20.566
  • and when he did,he burned the Stradivarius.
  • 00:15:20.566 --> 00:15:22.468
  • he burned the Stradivarius.What he threw into the fire
  • 00:15:22.468 --> 00:15:24.069
  • What he threw into the firein the peak of his anger,
  • 00:15:24.069 --> 00:15:25.504
  • in the peak of his anger,was tremendous.
  • 00:15:25.504 --> 00:15:26.905
  • was tremendous.There was a blessing
  • 00:15:26.905 --> 00:15:28.307
  • There was a blessingthat was in that family,
  • 00:15:28.307 --> 00:15:30.175
  • that was in that family,but he threw it in the fire,
  • 00:15:30.175 --> 00:15:31.110
  • but he threw it in the fire,and brought a curse,
  • 00:15:31.110 --> 00:15:32.144
  • and brought a curse,and he was marked with
  • 00:15:32.144 --> 00:15:34.546
  • and he was marked witha mark on his physical body,
  • 00:15:34.546 --> 00:15:37.783
  • a mark on his physical body,as a sign, "This guy has gone
  • 00:15:37.783 --> 00:15:38.650
  • as a sign, "This guy has gonefrom being under
  • 00:15:38.650 --> 00:15:40.319
  • from being underthe blessing of a family,
  • 00:15:40.319 --> 00:15:41.820
  • the blessing of a family,to the curse of family,
  • 00:15:41.820 --> 00:15:43.022
  • to the curse of family,because he threw
  • 00:15:43.022 --> 00:15:44.323
  • because he threwthe greatest treasure,
  • 00:15:44.323 --> 00:15:46.291
  • the greatest treasure,his own flesh and blood,
  • 00:15:46.291 --> 00:15:49.261
  • his own flesh and blood,into the fire.
  • 00:15:49.261 --> 00:15:50.963
  • into the fire.Haman was filled,
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  • Haman was filled,in the Book of Esther,
  • 00:15:52.664 --> 00:15:53.632
  • in the Book of Esther,with indignation
  • 00:15:53.632 --> 00:15:56.869
  • with indignationtoward Mordecai.
  • 00:15:56.869 --> 00:15:58.070
  • toward Mordecai.Everybody bowed down
  • 00:15:58.070 --> 00:15:59.405
  • Everybody bowed downwhen he rode through,
  • 00:15:59.405 --> 00:16:00.739
  • when he rode through,except Mordecai.
  • 00:16:00.739 --> 00:16:01.707
  • except Mordecai.And Mordecai said,
  • 00:16:01.707 --> 00:16:04.176
  • And Mordecai said,I only bow to Jehovah God,
  • 00:16:04.176 --> 00:16:05.677
  • I only bow to Jehovah God,and when he would not bow,
  • 00:16:05.677 --> 00:16:08.547
  • and when he would not bow,this rage, this hot anger
  • 00:16:08.547 --> 00:16:09.048
  • this rage, this hot angergot a hold of
  • 00:16:09.048 --> 00:16:10.783
  • got a hold ofthe heart of Haman,
  • 00:16:10.783 --> 00:16:11.850
  • the heart of Haman,this evil man,
  • 00:16:11.850 --> 00:16:13.685
  • this evil man,and he built a gallow,
  • 00:16:13.685 --> 00:16:16.789
  • and he built a gallow,a hanging place
  • 00:16:16.789 --> 00:16:17.456
  • a hanging placewhere you would hang
  • 00:16:17.456 --> 00:16:18.857
  • where you would hangsomebody by the neck.
  • 00:16:18.857 --> 00:16:19.825
  • somebody by the neck.Your Bible said
  • 00:16:19.825 --> 00:16:22.294
  • Your Bible saidit was 75 feet tall!
  • 00:16:22.294 --> 00:16:24.430
  • it was 75 feet tall!That's higher than that ceiling,
  • 00:16:24.430 --> 00:16:29.068
  • That's higher than that ceiling,75 feet tall!
  • 00:16:29.068 --> 00:16:31.670
  • 75 feet tall!And he built it not knowing
  • 00:16:31.670 --> 00:16:32.971
  • And he built it not knowingthat Mordecai was the uncle
  • 00:16:32.971 --> 00:16:35.507
  • that Mordecai was the uncleof the wife of the king,
  • 00:16:35.507 --> 00:16:36.708
  • of the wife of the king,and when the king heard
  • 00:16:36.708 --> 00:16:38.243
  • and when the king heardwhat he was trying to do
  • 00:16:38.243 --> 00:16:40.079
  • what he was trying to doto his own kin, he said,
  • 00:16:40.079 --> 00:16:42.481
  • to his own kin, he said,you're not going to do that.
  • 00:16:42.481 --> 00:16:43.682
  • you're not going to do that.And he hung Haman
  • 00:16:43.682 --> 00:16:45.951
  • And he hung Hamanin the 75 foot gallow
  • 00:16:45.951 --> 00:16:46.518
  • in the 75 foot gallowthat he meant
  • 00:16:46.518 --> 00:16:49.955
  • that he meantto hang Mordecai, the Jew.
  • 00:16:49.955 --> 00:16:51.723
  • to hang Mordecai, the Jew.Not only did he hang him,
  • 00:16:51.723 --> 00:16:52.825
  • Not only did he hang him,but he hanged --
  • 00:16:52.825 --> 00:16:56.995
  • but he hanged --ten of his sons were hung.
  • 00:16:56.995 --> 00:16:57.596
  • ten of his sons were hung.What did that man
  • 00:16:57.596 --> 00:16:59.031
  • What did that mando in a fit of anger?
  • 00:16:59.031 --> 00:16:59.898
  • do in a fit of anger?All he had to do --
  • 00:16:59.898 --> 00:17:01.033
  • All he had to do --everybody was bowing,
  • 00:17:01.033 --> 00:17:02.101
  • everybody was bowing,it was just one
  • 00:17:02.101 --> 00:17:02.935
  • it was just onethat wasn't bowing.
  • 00:17:02.935 --> 00:17:04.770
  • that wasn't bowing.Why are you getting crazy?
  • 00:17:04.770 --> 00:17:06.305
  • Why are you getting crazy?Why are you letting anger
  • 00:17:06.305 --> 00:17:07.339
  • Why are you letting angerget a hold of you?
  • 00:17:07.339 --> 00:17:09.141
  • get a hold of you?Haman, calm down!
  • 00:17:09.141 --> 00:17:10.175
  • Haman, calm down!What are you doing?
  • 00:17:10.175 --> 00:17:11.276
  • What are you doing?He was throwing
  • 00:17:11.276 --> 00:17:12.478
  • He was throwingthe greatest treasure,
  • 00:17:12.478 --> 00:17:13.779
  • the greatest treasure,his children, his family,
  • 00:17:13.779 --> 00:17:15.681
  • his children, his family,his position, everything,
  • 00:17:15.681 --> 00:17:18.650
  • his position, everything,into the fire over anger,
  • 00:17:18.650 --> 00:17:22.821
  • into the fire over anger,and bitterness, and resentment.
  • 00:17:22.821 --> 00:17:26.725
  • and bitterness, and resentment.He burned the violin.
  • 00:17:26.725 --> 00:17:28.560
  • He burned the violin.You'll pay too much
  • 00:17:28.560 --> 00:17:29.962
  • You'll pay too muchif you let unforgiveness
  • 00:17:29.962 --> 00:17:30.662
  • if you let unforgivenessand hatred --
  • 00:17:30.662 --> 00:17:31.597
  • and hatred --I wonder how many
  • 00:17:31.597 --> 00:17:32.464
  • I wonder how manyof you right now,
  • 00:17:32.464 --> 00:17:33.565
  • of you right now,what I'm saying to you,
  • 00:17:33.565 --> 00:17:34.766
  • what I'm saying to you,is our families
  • 00:17:34.766 --> 00:17:37.402
  • is our familiesare our greatest treasure!
  • 00:17:37.402 --> 00:17:39.138
  • are our greatest treasure!Our families are more valuable
  • 00:17:39.138 --> 00:17:42.641
  • Our families are more valuablethan a Stradivarius violin!
  • 00:17:42.641 --> 00:17:43.609
  • than a Stradivarius violin!And how many times,
  • 00:17:43.609 --> 00:17:45.144
  • And how many times,over arguments
  • 00:17:45.144 --> 00:17:46.745
  • over argumentsand over silly things sometimes,
  • 00:17:46.745 --> 00:17:48.981
  • and over silly things sometimes,and sometimes serious things,
  • 00:17:48.981 --> 00:17:51.416
  • and sometimes serious things,but still, you don't throw them
  • 00:17:51.416 --> 00:17:52.518
  • but still, you don't throw theminto the fire.
  • 00:17:52.518 --> 00:17:54.620
  • into the fire.That's the thing that Cherise
  • 00:17:54.620 --> 00:17:55.954
  • That's the thing that Cheriseand I had to deal with
  • 00:17:55.954 --> 00:17:57.189
  • and I had to deal withwhen we went through things
  • 00:17:57.189 --> 00:17:58.490
  • when we went through thingswith our children,
  • 00:17:58.490 --> 00:18:00.993
  • with our children,was they hurt us.
  • 00:18:00.993 --> 00:18:01.827
  • was they hurt us.They did things
  • 00:18:01.827 --> 00:18:03.195
  • They did thingsthat offended us,
  • 00:18:03.195 --> 00:18:04.363
  • that offended us,and we had to make a choice.
  • 00:18:04.363 --> 00:18:05.364
  • and we had to make a choice.Are we going to throw them
  • 00:18:05.364 --> 00:18:06.231
  • Are we going to throw theminto the fire
  • 00:18:06.231 --> 00:18:07.232
  • into the fireand just cut them off
  • 00:18:07.232 --> 00:18:08.100
  • and just cut them offand be done with them,
  • 00:18:08.100 --> 00:18:09.701
  • and be done with them,or are we going to see
  • 00:18:09.701 --> 00:18:11.637
  • or are we going to seethis is still a treasure,
  • 00:18:11.637 --> 00:18:13.772
  • this is still a treasure,and God, they need our love,
  • 00:18:13.772 --> 00:18:15.207
  • and God, they need our love,they need our forgiveness,
  • 00:18:15.207 --> 00:18:16.975
  • they need our forgiveness,they need us to be the parents
  • 00:18:16.975 --> 00:18:18.610
  • Nebuchadnezzar built an image
  • 00:18:22.781 --> 00:18:23.549
  • Nebuchadnezzar built an imageand he said,
  • 00:18:23.549 --> 00:18:24.583
  • and he said,everybody bow down
  • 00:18:24.583 --> 00:18:27.319
  • everybody bow downwhen the music plays.
  • 00:18:27.319 --> 00:18:28.353
  • when the music plays.And the Bible said three
  • 00:18:28.353 --> 00:18:31.790
  • And the Bible said threeof his closest counselors --
  • 00:18:31.790 --> 00:18:32.357
  • of his closest counselors --the Bible said
  • 00:18:32.357 --> 00:18:33.458
  • the Bible saidhe leaned on them,
  • 00:18:33.458 --> 00:18:35.160
  • he leaned on them,they were ten times brighter --
  • 00:18:35.160 --> 00:18:36.895
  • they were ten times brighter --Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,
  • 00:18:36.895 --> 00:18:39.831
  • Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,they were his inside counselors.
  • 00:18:39.831 --> 00:18:40.365
  • they were his inside counselors.They were making
  • 00:18:40.365 --> 00:18:42.401
  • They were makinghim famous and rich,
  • 00:18:42.401 --> 00:18:43.835
  • him famous and rich,and he would ask them
  • 00:18:43.835 --> 00:18:45.237
  • and he would ask themthe hard questions,
  • 00:18:45.237 --> 00:18:47.973
  • the hard questions,and they had answers.
  • 00:18:47.973 --> 00:18:49.141
  • and they had answers.But when he saw them
  • 00:18:49.141 --> 00:18:51.310
  • But when he saw themnot bowing down to his command,
  • 00:18:51.310 --> 00:18:53.111
  • not bowing down to his command,he brought them before him
  • 00:18:53.111 --> 00:18:54.580
  • he brought them before himand he said, you either bow
  • 00:18:54.580 --> 00:18:56.114
  • and he said, you either bowor you will burn!
  • 00:18:56.114 --> 00:18:57.583
  • or you will burn!I'm about to throw you
  • 00:18:57.583 --> 00:18:59.451
  • I'm about to throw youthree Stradivarius violins
  • 00:18:59.451 --> 00:19:03.422
  • three Stradivarius violinsinto the furnace.
  • 00:19:03.422 --> 00:19:05.257
  • into the furnace.And they said, O king,
  • 00:19:05.257 --> 00:19:09.695
  • And they said, O king,we respect you, but we don't bow
  • 00:19:09.695 --> 00:19:11.863
  • we respect you, but we don't bowto anybody but our God.
  • 00:19:11.863 --> 00:19:13.432
  • to anybody but our God.And then they said
  • 00:19:13.432 --> 00:19:14.499
  • And then they saidsomething powerful.
  • 00:19:14.499 --> 00:19:16.001
  • something powerful.They said, our God
  • 00:19:16.001 --> 00:19:19.438
  • They said, our Godcan deliver us, but if not,
  • 00:19:19.438 --> 00:19:21.306
  • can deliver us, but if not,He's still God
  • 00:19:21.306 --> 00:19:24.276
  • He's still Godand we'd rather burn than bow.
  • 00:19:24.276 --> 00:19:25.611
  • and we'd rather burn than bow.Isn't that powerful?
  • 00:19:25.611 --> 00:19:27.212
  • Isn't that powerful?And the Bible said, he said,
  • 00:19:27.212 --> 00:19:28.447
  • And the Bible said, he said,in a fit of anger --
  • 00:19:28.447 --> 00:19:29.615
  • in a fit of anger --he needs them!
  • 00:19:29.615 --> 00:19:30.582
  • he needs them!They have been a tremendous
  • 00:19:30.582 --> 00:19:32.184
  • They have been a tremendousasset to his kingdom,
  • 00:19:32.184 --> 00:19:33.518
  • asset to his kingdom,but in a fit of anger,
  • 00:19:33.518 --> 00:19:34.953
  • but in a fit of anger,he's having a falling out.
  • 00:19:34.953 --> 00:19:36.388
  • he's having a falling out.His temper's out of control.
  • 00:19:36.388 --> 00:19:37.856
  • His temper's out of control.His pride and his ego
  • 00:19:37.856 --> 00:19:38.991
  • His pride and his egois out of control,
  • 00:19:38.991 --> 00:19:39.825
  • is out of control,and he's trying
  • 00:19:39.825 --> 00:19:42.194
  • and he's tryingto throw these three treasures
  • 00:19:42.194 --> 00:19:43.895
  • to throw these three treasuresto the kingdom into the fire
  • 00:19:43.895 --> 00:19:48.267
  • to the kingdom into the fireof anger and resentment.
  • 00:19:48.267 --> 00:19:49.501
  • of anger and resentment.And the Bible said he said,
  • 00:19:49.501 --> 00:19:50.469
  • And the Bible said he said,heat the furnace up
  • 00:19:50.469 --> 00:19:52.871
  • heat the furnace upseven times hotter.
  • 00:19:52.871 --> 00:19:54.539
  • seven times hotter.And the guards got consumed
  • 00:19:54.539 --> 00:19:55.807
  • And the guards got consumedwhen they opened the door,
  • 00:19:55.807 --> 00:19:57.342
  • when they opened the door,but those three Hebrew boys
  • 00:19:57.342 --> 00:19:59.945
  • but those three Hebrew boyswalked right into the fire,
  • 00:19:59.945 --> 00:20:00.946
  • walked right into the fire,but they didn't burn.
  • 00:20:00.946 --> 00:20:02.014
  • but they didn't burn.As a matter of fact,
  • 00:20:02.014 --> 00:20:03.482
  • As a matter of fact,there wasn't even a singe
  • 00:20:03.482 --> 00:20:05.984
  • there wasn't even a singeof smoke, the smell
  • 00:20:05.984 --> 00:20:07.519
  • of smoke, the smellof smoke, on them.
  • 00:20:07.519 --> 00:20:08.186
  • of smoke, on them.They're in there,
  • 00:20:08.186 --> 00:20:11.156
  • They're in there,they're in a hot place,
  • 00:20:11.156 --> 00:20:12.491
  • they're in a hot place,but they're cool
  • 00:20:12.491 --> 00:20:14.126
  • but they're coolin a hot place.
  • 00:20:14.126 --> 00:20:15.327
  • in a hot place.They kept their cool
  • 00:20:15.327 --> 00:20:17.729
  • I tell you,
  • 00:20:21.700 --> 00:20:23.168
  • I tell you,when you are growing
  • 00:20:23.168 --> 00:20:24.936
  • when you are growingand maturing is when you can get
  • 00:20:24.936 --> 00:20:27.906
  • and maturing is when you can getin a furnace or a hot place,
  • 00:20:27.906 --> 00:20:28.774
  • in a furnace or a hot place,but you are the one
  • 00:20:28.774 --> 00:20:31.410
  • but you are the onethat can keep your cool.
  • 00:20:31.410 --> 00:20:32.844
  • that can keep your cool.And the Bible said they kept
  • 00:20:32.844 --> 00:20:33.779
  • And the Bible said they kepttheir cool even though
  • 00:20:33.779 --> 00:20:34.846
  • their cool even thoughthey were in the furnace,
  • 00:20:34.846 --> 00:20:36.481
  • they were in the furnace,and they started walking around,
  • 00:20:36.481 --> 00:20:37.616
  • and they started walking around,and the king looked in
  • 00:20:37.616 --> 00:20:38.150
  • and the king looked inand he said,
  • 00:20:38.150 --> 00:20:39.184
  • and he said,how many did we put in there,
  • 00:20:39.184 --> 00:20:40.485
  • how many did we put in there,and they said, we put three.
  • 00:20:40.485 --> 00:20:41.453
  • and they said, we put three.He said, I see four,
  • 00:20:41.453 --> 00:20:42.187
  • He said, I see four,and the fourth looks
  • 00:20:42.187 --> 00:20:42.988
  • and the fourth lookslike the Son of God.
  • 00:20:42.988 --> 00:20:44.056
  • like the Son of God.Please come out of there!
  • 00:20:44.056 --> 00:20:45.590
  • Please come out of there!I'm sorry, I made a mistake!
  • 00:20:45.590 --> 00:20:47.559
  • I'm sorry, I made a mistake!They're cool in the furnace!
  • 00:20:47.559 --> 00:20:48.226
  • They're cool in the furnace!Turn to somebody and say,
  • 00:20:48.226 --> 00:20:51.596
  • Turn to somebody and say,be cool in the furnace!
  • 00:20:51.596 --> 00:20:52.864
  • be cool in the furnace!Anybody can blow up!
  • 00:20:52.864 --> 00:20:54.166
  • Anybody can blow up!Anybody can cuss them out!
  • 00:20:54.166 --> 00:20:55.667
  • Anybody can cuss them out!Anybody can get in a fight!
  • 00:20:55.667 --> 00:20:56.435
  • Anybody can get in a fight!Anybody can give them
  • 00:20:56.435 --> 00:20:57.369
  • Anybody can give themas good as they --
  • 00:20:57.369 --> 00:20:59.137
  • as good as they --Anybody can go after vengeance.
  • 00:20:59.137 --> 00:21:00.872
  • Anybody can go after vengeance.But, wise people
  • 00:21:00.872 --> 00:21:02.007
  • You know how many people
  • 00:21:08.046 --> 00:21:10.248
  • You know how many peopleare in prison,
  • 00:21:10.248 --> 00:21:13.785
  • are in prison,off of one unguarded moment?
  • 00:21:13.785 --> 00:21:14.386
  • off of one unguarded moment?You know how many people
  • 00:21:14.386 --> 00:21:18.123
  • You know how many peoplehave messed their life up,
  • 00:21:18.123 --> 00:21:21.059
  • have messed their life up,because in a moment's time,
  • 00:21:21.059 --> 00:21:25.030
  • because in a moment's time,something happened?
  • 00:21:25.030 --> 00:21:26.698
  • something happened?When we understand
  • 00:21:26.698 --> 00:21:27.265
  • When we understandthat we've got
  • 00:21:27.265 --> 00:21:28.367
  • that we've gotto control our spirit,
  • 00:21:28.367 --> 00:21:29.801
  • to control our spirit,not burn and destroy
  • 00:21:29.801 --> 00:21:35.841
  • not burn and destroyour greatest treasures.
  • 00:21:35.841 --> 00:21:39.077
  • our greatest treasures.I believe that as parents,
  • 00:21:39.077 --> 00:21:42.647
  • I believe that as parents,sometimes we have to decide
  • 00:21:42.647 --> 00:21:43.281
  • sometimes we have to decidethat we're gonna love
  • 00:21:43.281 --> 00:21:46.318
  • that we're gonna loveour children no matter what,
  • 00:21:46.318 --> 00:21:47.285
  • our children no matter what,that if they --
  • 00:21:47.285 --> 00:21:49.054
  • that if they --you know, at some point,
  • 00:21:49.054 --> 00:21:51.022
  • you know, at some point,they're no longer in your house.
  • 00:21:51.022 --> 00:21:51.923
  • they're no longer in your house.They're at the age
  • 00:21:51.923 --> 00:21:53.125
  • They're at the ageof accountability.
  • 00:21:53.125 --> 00:21:55.060
  • of accountability.They're 17 to 18,
  • 00:21:55.060 --> 00:21:57.295
  • They're 17 to 18,18 and they could go out legally
  • 00:21:57.295 --> 00:22:00.065
  • 18 and they could go out legallyand do what they want to do.
  • 00:22:00.065 --> 00:22:00.899
  • and do what they want to do.At that point,
  • 00:22:00.899 --> 00:22:01.433
  • At that point,if they're gonna
  • 00:22:01.433 --> 00:22:02.534
  • if they're gonnato live that life,
  • 00:22:02.534 --> 00:22:04.102
  • to live that life,we can just throw them
  • 00:22:04.102 --> 00:22:04.803
  • we can just throw themin the furnace
  • 00:22:04.803 --> 00:22:06.171
  • in the furnaceand say I'm done with them,
  • 00:22:06.171 --> 00:22:08.206
  • and say I'm done with them,and that's the tendency,
  • 00:22:08.206 --> 00:22:10.041
  • and that's the tendency,where they're not living right,
  • 00:22:10.041 --> 00:22:11.209
  • where they're not living right,and I didn't raise
  • 00:22:11.209 --> 00:22:11.810
  • and I didn't raisethem that way.
  • 00:22:11.810 --> 00:22:13.445
  • them that way.Don't throw your greatest
  • 00:22:13.445 --> 00:22:14.713
  • Don't throw your greatesttreasure in the fire!
  • 00:22:14.713 --> 00:22:16.248
  • treasure in the fire!Stay in their life.
  • 00:22:16.248 --> 00:22:17.282
  • Stay in their life.I don't care what they're doing.
  • 00:22:17.282 --> 00:22:17.883
  • I don't care what they're doing.I don't care
  • 00:22:17.883 --> 00:22:18.950
  • I don't carehow they're living.
  • 00:22:18.950 --> 00:22:21.153
  • how they're living.You stay in their life.
  • 00:22:21.153 --> 00:22:26.291
  • You stay in their life.Presence is everything!
  • 00:22:26.291 --> 00:22:27.125
  • Presence is everything!Well, I'm afraid
  • 00:22:27.125 --> 00:22:29.194
  • Well, I'm afraidif I stay in their life,
  • 00:22:29.194 --> 00:22:30.028
  • if I stay in their life,they'll think I'm okay
  • 00:22:30.028 --> 00:22:31.329
  • they'll think I'm okaywith what they're doing.
  • 00:22:31.329 --> 00:22:34.232
  • with what they're doing.They're gonna do it anyhow!
  • 00:22:34.232 --> 00:22:34.900
  • They're gonna do it anyhow!So, why not stay
  • 00:22:34.900 --> 00:22:39.104
  • So, why not stayin there and love them?
  • 00:22:39.104 --> 00:22:41.473
  • in there and love them?Our homes are our Stradivarius.
  • 00:22:41.473 --> 00:22:42.240
  • Our homes are our Stradivarius.Our marriages
  • 00:22:42.240 --> 00:22:44.843
  • Our marriagesare our greatest treasure.
  • 00:22:44.843 --> 00:22:46.478
  • are our greatest treasure.Don't throw that husband
  • 00:22:46.478 --> 00:22:47.746
  • Don't throw that husbandin the fire!
  • 00:22:47.746 --> 00:22:48.747
  • in the fire!Don't throw that wife
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  • Don't throw that wifein the fire!
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  • in the fire!Don't just --
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  • Don't just --I'm done, I'm through with it.
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  • See, control your spirit.
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  • See, control your spirit.And to control your spirit
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  • And to control your spiritis to control your words.
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  • is to control your words.I don't wanna burn
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  • I don't wanna burnthe Stradivarius' in my life,
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  • the Stradivarius' in my life,my greatest treasures...
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  • my greatest treasures...And, I can't be responsible
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  • And, I can't be responsiblefor what somebody else does,
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  • for what somebody else does,but I can be responsible
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  • - I want to thank you
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  • - I want to thank youfor watching
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  • for watchingthis telecast today.
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  • this telecast today.We are on television
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  • We are on televisionfor one reason
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  • for one reasonand one reason only
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  • and one reason onlyand that's to reach the world
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  • and that's to reach the worldwith the Good News.
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  • with the Good News.Don't we need good news
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  • Don't we need good newsin times like these?
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  • in times like these?Pray this prayer
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  • Pray this prayerwith me right now.
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  • with me right now.Say, Lord Jesus --
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  • Say, Lord Jesus --Say those words.
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  • Say those words.Lord Jesus,
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  • Lord Jesus,I give you my heart.
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  • I give you my heart.There's power in Your name
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  • There's power in Your nameto cleanse, to forgive,
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  • to cleanse, to forgive,to heal my brokenness.
  • 00:23:53.445 --> 00:23:54.946
  • to heal my brokenness.I'm a flawed person
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  • I'm a flawed personand I need Your grace,
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  • and I need Your grace,I need Your forgiveness,
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  • I need Your forgiveness,forgive me,
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  • forgive me,and receive You today
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  • and receive You todayas my King, as my Lord,
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  • as my King, as my Lord,and as my Savior.
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  • and as my Savior.In Jesus' name, I ask.
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  • In Jesus' name, I ask.Amen.
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  • Amen.As you know,
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  • As you know,the most significant election
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  • the most significant electionin our nation's history
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  • in our nation's historyis coming up
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  • is coming upin just eight weeks.
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  • in just eight weeks.And while I don't ever tell
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  • And while I don't ever tellanyone who to vote for,
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  • anyone who to vote for,I do believe
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  • I do believeit is a tremendous duty
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  • it is a tremendous dutyof every follower of Christ
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  • of every follower of Christto do these three things.
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  • to do these three things.Pray for nation,
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  • Pray for nation,pray for the will of God,
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  • pray for the will of God,and pray about
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  • and pray aboutwho you will vote for.
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  • who you will vote for.And thirdly, you need
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  • And thirdly, you needto only fast and pray,
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  • to only fast and pray,but you need to vote.
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  • but you need to vote.And if you want to register
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  • And if you want to registerto vote, we've made it
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  • to vote, we've made itso easy for you.
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  • so easy for you.All you have to do
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  • All you have to doto register in your state
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  • to register in your stateis you can go on our website.
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  • is you can go on our website.Just click
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  • Just clickthe banner right there,
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  • the banner right there,and at the top to confirm
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  • and at the top to confirmyour registration.
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  • your registration.And I'll also, in closing,
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  • to all of you
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  • to all of youwho have been so generous
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  • who have been so generousto give to this ministry.
  • 00:24:57.075 --> 00:24:58.877
  • to give to this ministry.Your support helps us,
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  • Your support helps us,number one,
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  • number one,preach the Gospel
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  • preach the Gospelto 200 nations
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  • to 200 nationsaround the globe.
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  • around the globe.We have millions of dollars
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  • We have millions of dollarsof air time.
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  • of air time.What we do with any money
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  • What we do with any moneyleft over is we do amazing
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  • left over is we do amazingsupport for outreach projects,
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  • support for outreach projects,mission projects,
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  • mission projects,ongoing projects in nations
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  • ongoing projects in nationslike Israel to feed
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  • like Israel to feedand bring comfort
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  • and bring comfortto some of the remaining,
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  • to some of the remaining,Holocaust survivors
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  • Holocaust survivorsin Israel.
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  • in Israel.You know, God said,
  • 00:25:24.736 --> 00:25:25.804
  • You know, God said,"If you bless Israel,
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  • "If you bless Israel,I'll bless you.
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  • I'll bless you.I'll bless your business.
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  • I'll bless your business.I'll prosper the work
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  • I'll prosper the workof your hands."
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  • of your hands."Here's my announcer
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  • - We are entering a critical
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  • election season
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  • in the United States.
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  • And times like these always
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  • require action from the body
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  • of Christ.
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  • That's why we, as a ministry,
  • 00:25:42.654 --> 00:25:44.823
  • have been fasting and praying.
  • 00:25:44.823 --> 00:25:46.157
  • So this is our three-step
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  • strategy for restoration,
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  • renewal, and revival
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  • in America.
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  • Pray, fast, vote.
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  • The stakes are high for America
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  • and its friends and allies
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  • around the world, too.
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  • Especially Israel.
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  • We share common values,
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  • and common civilization,
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  • and most importantly,
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  • we share the same God
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  • of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,
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  • Jentezen Franklin Media
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  • Ministries continues to do
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  • everything we can to bring
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  • help and comfort
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  • to the elderly Holocaust
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  • survivors of Israel.
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  • And this month, when you give
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  • of Israel, preach the good news,
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  • and helping those
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  • Call now, or visit us
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  • - We hope you've enjoyed
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  • this teaching
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  • by Jentezen Franklin,
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  • and thank you
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  • for your continued support
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  • of this ministry.
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