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Don't Settle Keep Climbing

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July 30, 2020
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Pastor Jentezen Franklin brings practical meaning to spiritual truths found in God’s Word.

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Don't Settle Keep Climbing

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  • - If you have your Bibles,
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  • - If you have your Bibles,I want you to open them with me
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  • I want you to open them with meto the book of 2 Samuel 5,
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  • to the book of 2 Samuel 5,2 Samuel 5.
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  • 2 Samuel 5.And I wanna share with you
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  • And I wanna share with youa very historic and powerful
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  • a very historic and powerfulmoment in history
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  • moment in historyand in scripture.
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  • and in scripture.Look with me in 2 Samuel 5:6.
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  • Look with me in 2 Samuel 5:6."And the king and his men
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  • "And the king and his menwent to Jerusalem against
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  • went to Jerusalem againstthe Jebusites, the inhabitants
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  • the Jebusites, the inhabitantsof the land, who spoke to David,
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  • of the land, who spoke to David,saying, 'You shall not come in
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  • saying, 'You shall not come inhere; but the blind and the lame
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  • here; but the blind and the lamecould repel you,' thinking,
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  • could repel you,' thinking,'David cannot come in here.'
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  • 'David cannot come in here.'Nevertheless David took
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  • Nevertheless David tookthe stronghold of Zion
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  • the stronghold of Zion(that is, the City of David),"
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  • (that is, the City of David),"which is called Jerusalem today.
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  • which is called Jerusalem today."Now David said on that day,
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  • "Now David said on that day,'Whoever climbs up by way
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  • 'Whoever climbs up by wayof the water shaft,'" --
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  • of the water shaft,'" --King James says the gutter, --
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  • King James says the gutter, --"'...and defeats the Jebusites
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  • "'...and defeats the Jebusites(the lame and the blind)'" --
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  • (the lame and the blind)'" --what a strange statement --
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  • what a strange statement --"'who are hated by David's soul,
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  • "'who are hated by David's soul,he shall be chief and captain.'
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  • he shall be chief and captain.'Therefore they say,
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  • Therefore they say,'The blind and the lame
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  • 'The blind and the lameshall not come into this
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  • shall not come into thishouse.'
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  • house.'Then David dwelt in
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  • Then David dwelt inthe stronghold, and called it
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  • the stronghold, and called itthe City of David.
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  • the City of David.David built all around
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  • David built all aroundthe Millo and inward.
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  • the Millo and inward.And so David went on
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  • And so David went onand grew great, and the Lord
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  • and grew great, and the Lordof hosts was with him."
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  • of hosts was with him."This is an amazing story
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  • This is an amazing storyin the Old Testament
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  • in the Old Testamentof how the city of Jerusalem,
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  • of how the city of Jerusalem,for the first time --
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  • for the first time --It's known as Jerusalem now.
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  • It's known as Jerusalem now.It was known the city
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  • It was known the cityof the Jebusites then.
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  • of the Jebusites then.How, for the first time, it was
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  • How, for the first time, it wastaken by the people of God.
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  • taken by the people of God.Such a prophetic purpose
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  • Such a prophetic purposefor that city of Jerusalem
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  • for that city of Jerusalemthat is there in Israel now.
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  • that is there in Israel now.David is mentioned
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  • David is mentioned600 times in the Old Testament,
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  • 600 times in the Old Testament,6 times in the --
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  • 6 times in the --60 times in the New Testament.
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  • 60 times in the New Testament.He was in a certain time
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  • He was in a certain timein history when the 12 tribes
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  • in history when the 12 tribesof Israel were divided.
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  • of Israel were divided.Now, come in and listen
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  • Now, come in and listento me very carefully.
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  • to me very carefully.There were the Northern tribes
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  • There were the Northern tribesand the Southern tribes.
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  • and the Southern tribes.They were divided,
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  • They were divided,and brothers and kin began
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  • and brothers and kin beganto fight against each other,
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  • to fight against each other,and Israel was split.
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  • and Israel was split.What is phenomenal about
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  • What is phenomenal aboutthis story, to me, is that
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  • this story, to me, is thatDavid was king of Hebron
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  • David was king of Hebronand he could've settled.
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  • and he could've settled.He could've said,
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  • He could've said,"I've come so far;
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  • "I've come so far;I ought to be happy,
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  • I ought to be happy,I ought to be satisfied,
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  • I ought to be satisfied,I ought to stay
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  • I ought to stayin this comfort zone.
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  • in this comfort zone.I don't have to
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  • I don't have tofight anymore battles."
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  • fight anymore battles."But something in him moved,
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  • But something in him moved,because he knew there was
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  • because he knew there wassomething greater than Hebron.
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  • something greater than Hebron.There was to be
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  • There was to bethe city of David.
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  • the city of David.Something in him called
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  • Something in him calledhim to higher ground.
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  • him to higher ground.The dream was not fulfilled.
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  • The dream was not fulfilled."Where you are is not
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  • "Where you are is notyour final destination."
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  • your final destination."Something said that
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  • Something said thatdeep in his heart.
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  • deep in his heart.It went all the way back
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  • It went all the way backto his youth, because when
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  • to his youth, because whenhe was just a strapling
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  • he was just a straplingof a lad, just 17 years-old,
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  • of a lad, just 17 years-old,it was David who went out
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  • it was David who went outagainst Goliath.
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  • against Goliath.David, who was not only a king,
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  • David, who was not only a king,but he was a prophet and he had
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  • but he was a prophet and he hadprophetic movings of God.
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  • prophetic movings of God.And when he slew Goliath and cut
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  • And when he slew Goliath and cuthis head off with his own sword,
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  • his head off with his own sword,the Bible said that he picked up
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  • the Bible said that he picked upthe head of that giant, dripping
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  • the head of that giant, drippingwith blood, and he took it not
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  • with blood, and he took it notjust back to his tent, but read
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  • just back to his tent, but readthe story in 1 Samuel 17,
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  • the story in 1 Samuel 17,he took it back to the city
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  • he took it back to the cityof the Jebusites, or as we call
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  • of the Jebusites, or as we callit today, Jerusalem.
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  • it today, Jerusalem.Even though they didn't have
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  • Even though they didn't havepossession of it, and he put it
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  • possession of it, and he put itoutside the walls on a hill,
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  • outside the walls on a hill,stuck it on a spear somewhere,
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  • stuck it on a spear somewhere,and set it up as if
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  • and set it up as ifto say to those Jebusites
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  • to say to those Jebusitesand the stronghold that they had
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  • and the stronghold that they hadin their family, "There's coming
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  • in their family, "There's cominga day, I don't know when,
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  • a day, I don't know when,I don't know how,
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  • I don't know how,I don't know where,
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  • I don't know where,but there's coming a day,
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  • but there's coming a day,one day, when I will come back
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  • one day, when I will come backto this city and the same
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  • to this city and the sameGod who gave me
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  • God who gave methe head of this giant,
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  • the head of this giant,I'm planting it here
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  • I'm planting it hereto serve notice on you
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  • to serve notice on youthat I'm gonna take this
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  • that I'm gonna take thiscity for God, because
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  • city for God, becauseGod has given it to me.
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  • God has given it to me.I have faith for it."
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  • I have faith for it."[Applause]
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  • [Applause]Many years go by and now he's
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  • Many years go by and now he'sthere in Hebron and he should be
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  • there in Hebron and he should besatisfied, but he remembers
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  • satisfied, but he remembersthe stirring that he felt
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  • the stirring that he feltthat day when he ran 18 miles
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  • that day when he ran 18 mileswith the head of that king
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  • with the head of that kingand made such a strange
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  • and made such a strangeprophetic statement by putting
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  • prophetic statement by puttingthat head of Goliath
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  • that head of Goliathfor all the Jebusites on
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  • for all the Jebusites onthe fortified walls to see.
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  • the fortified walls to see.He remembered and he moved out.
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  • He remembered and he moved out.Three times.
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  • Three times.What's interesting is there was
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  • What's interesting is there wassuch a stronghold -- The word
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  • such a stronghold -- The wordstronghold, by the way,
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  • stronghold, by the way,means seat of authority.
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  • means seat of authority.They had set up such
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  • They had set up sucha stronghold, the Jebusites,
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  • a stronghold, the Jebusites,that it was the legend
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  • that it was the legendof ghost stories that
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  • of ghost stories thatthe Israelites would
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  • the Israelites wouldtell their children.
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  • tell their children."Oh, they're so powerful."
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  • "Oh, they're so powerful."It was something about it,
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  • It was something about it,there was a mystique.
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  • there was a mystique.There was something about it
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  • There was something about itthat they couldn't overcome
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  • that they couldn't overcomeand couldn't imagine ever taking
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  • and couldn't imagine ever takingthe city of the Jebusites.
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  • the city of the Jebusites.They had such a reputation that
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  • They had such a reputation thatthey would tell stories to their
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  • they would tell stories to theirchildren, the Israelites would,
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  • children, the Israelites would,of how fierce and how mighty
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  • of how fierce and how mightythe people were who held
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  • the people were who heldthat fortified city.
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  • that fortified city.Three times, the Bible
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  • Three times, the Biblementions the words
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  • mentions the words"the blind and the lame."
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  • "the blind and the lame."Three times.
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  • Three times.Why?
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  • Why?The Jewish rabbis teach that
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  • The Jewish rabbis teach thatthis was a phrase that was used
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  • this was a phrase that was usedto rub salt into the wounds
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  • to rub salt into the woundsof the Israelites.
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  • of the Israelites.The blind and the lame
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  • The blind and the lamewas a reference.
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  • was a reference.Now, listen and imagine in your
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  • Now, listen and imagine in yourmind for a moment, high walls.
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  • mind for a moment, high walls.And the Jebusites took
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  • And the Jebusites tookcaricatures or mannequins,
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  • caricatures or mannequins,we would say, or dummies
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  • we would say, or dummiesbasically, large oversized,
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  • basically, large oversized,and they put them on pulleys.
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  • and they put them on pulleys.And at night, they would light
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  • And at night, they would lighttorches on those walls and they
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  • torches on those walls and theywould raise them up and it would
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  • would raise them up and it wouldlook like maybe a puppet on
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  • look like maybe a puppet ona string, huge, large, oversized
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  • a string, huge, large, oversizedpuppets on pulleys, and one of
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  • puppets on pulleys, and one ofthem was a caricature of
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  • them was a caricature ofan individual who was blind.
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  • an individual who was blind.And on the other side was
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  • And on the other side wassomeone who looked like they
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  • someone who looked like theywere lame and stumbling.
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  • were lame and stumbling.And they would move them on
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  • And they would move them onthe wall and light it up
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  • the wall and light it upat night so that all the Jewish
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  • at night so that all the Jewishpeople would look up at those
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  • people would look up at thosewalls and they were reminding
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  • walls and they were remindingthem, according to Jewish
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  • them, according to Jewishrabbis, they were taunting
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  • rabbis, they were tauntingthe weaknesses of two
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  • the weaknesses of twoof the heroes of faith in
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  • of the heroes of faith inthe family of the Israelites.
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  • the family of the Israelites.The blind man represented Isaac;
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  • The blind man represented Isaac;because you remember when he was
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  • because you remember when he wason his deathbed he had
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  • on his deathbed he hadtotally lost his vision.
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  • totally lost his vision.And that's how Jacob stole
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  • And that's how Jacob stolethe birthright, because he put
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  • the birthright, because he putgoats' hair on his arm
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  • goats' hair on his armand the father couldn't see;
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  • and the father couldn't see;but he reached up and felt
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  • but he reached up and feltand he said, "You sound like
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  • and he said, "You sound likeJacob, but you feel like
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  • Jacob, but you feel likeEsau, and I'm gonna
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  • Esau, and I'm gonnagive you the birthright,"
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  • give you the birthright,"because the father was blind.
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  • because the father was blind.And so they had a blind puppet
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  • And so they had a blind puppetbasically on a huge pulley.
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  • basically on a huge pulley.And at night, they would
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  • And at night, they wouldmock the Israelites.
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  • mock the Israelites."Your forefather, Isaac,
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  • "Your forefather, Isaac,was a blind man."
  • 00:08:04.797 --> 00:08:05.965
  • was a blind man."And on the other side,
  • 00:08:05.965 --> 00:08:07.733
  • And on the other side,where the Northern tribes were,
  • 00:08:07.733 --> 00:08:09.335
  • where the Northern tribes were,"You can't take this city.
  • 00:08:09.335 --> 00:08:11.537
  • "You can't take this city.Your relative was Jacob,
  • 00:08:11.537 --> 00:08:12.872
  • Your relative was Jacob,and he was a lame man."
  • 00:08:12.872 --> 00:08:13.973
  • and he was a lame man."Remember how he got in
  • 00:08:13.973 --> 00:08:15.908
  • Remember how he got ina wrestling match with an angel
  • 00:08:15.908 --> 00:08:17.410
  • a wrestling match with an angeland the angel pulled his leg
  • 00:08:17.410 --> 00:08:18.911
  • and the angel pulled his legout of socket?
  • 00:08:18.911 --> 00:08:20.212
  • out of socket?And the Bible said that he
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  • And the Bible said that helimped for the rest of his life,
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  • limped for the rest of his life,and he had a lameness to him.
  • 00:08:25.551 --> 00:08:26.786
  • and he had a lameness to him.And they would mock
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  • And they would mockand they would show these...
  • 00:08:30.156 --> 00:08:33.125
  • and they would show these...weaknesses of their leaders
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  • weaknesses of their leadersto those Hebrews.
  • 00:08:34.560 --> 00:08:36.429
  • to those Hebrews.Every young Hebrew soldier
  • 00:08:36.429 --> 00:08:39.098
  • Every young Hebrew soldierwould look up and in mockery
  • 00:08:39.098 --> 00:08:40.433
  • would look up and in mockerythey would see Isaac
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  • they would see Isaacand they would see Jacob.
  • 00:08:42.001 --> 00:08:43.836
  • and they would see Jacob.They would see the blind
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  • They would see the blindweakness and the blind lameness
  • 00:08:47.673 --> 00:08:50.309
  • weakness and the blind lamenessof the forefathers
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  • of the forefathersthat they'd had before.
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  • that they'd had before.Jacob, limping along,
  • 00:08:54.947 --> 00:08:58.284
  • Jacob, limping along,and Isaac staggering along.
  • 00:08:58.284 --> 00:08:59.585
  • and Isaac staggering along.And all they were saying,
  • 00:08:59.585 --> 00:09:01.887
  • And all they were saying,it's psychological warfare,
  • 00:09:01.887 --> 00:09:03.122
  • it's psychological warfare,they were saying to those
  • 00:09:03.122 --> 00:09:06.058
  • they were saying to thoseHebrew soldiers, "You're just
  • 00:09:06.058 --> 00:09:09.228
  • Hebrew soldiers, "You're justa bunch of blind and lame folks.
  • 00:09:09.228 --> 00:09:10.630
  • a bunch of blind and lame folks.You should settle where
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  • You should settle whereyou are and be content.
  • 00:09:13.032 --> 00:09:14.967
  • you are and be content.You don't belong up here.
  • 00:09:14.967 --> 00:09:16.769
  • You don't belong up here.You're not powerful enough.
  • 00:09:16.769 --> 00:09:17.703
  • You're not powerful enough.You come from
  • 00:09:17.703 --> 00:09:20.006
  • You come fromthe lame and the blind.
  • 00:09:20.006 --> 00:09:22.274
  • the lame and the blind.And you might as well give up
  • 00:09:22.274 --> 00:09:23.976
  • And you might as well give upon the ultimate high place
  • 00:09:23.976 --> 00:09:25.211
  • on the ultimate high placethat you're dreaming of.
  • 00:09:25.211 --> 00:09:27.079
  • that you're dreaming of.Just settle for Hebron.
  • 00:09:27.079 --> 00:09:28.748
  • Just settle for Hebron.Settle for Samaria.
  • 00:09:28.748 --> 00:09:30.516
  • Settle for Samaria.You've done okay, but you're not
  • 00:09:30.516 --> 00:09:32.184
  • You've done okay, but you're notgoing up any higher."
  • 00:09:32.184 --> 00:09:33.853
  • going up any higher."And they would remind them
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  • And they would remind themevery night with the lame
  • 00:09:35.721 --> 00:09:37.223
  • every night with the lameand the blind that,
  • 00:09:37.223 --> 00:09:38.824
  • and the blind that,"You're nobody, that
  • 00:09:38.824 --> 00:09:40.059
  • "You're nobody, thatyou're not good enough," that,
  • 00:09:40.059 --> 00:09:42.061
  • you're not good enough," that,"You're not strong enough."
  • 00:09:42.061 --> 00:09:43.663
  • "You're not strong enough."Isn't the enemy great
  • 00:09:43.663 --> 00:09:46.232
  • Isn't the enemy greatat flaunting the weakness
  • 00:09:46.232 --> 00:09:47.366
  • at flaunting the weaknessin our face?
  • 00:09:47.366 --> 00:09:50.102
  • in our face?Isn't he great at showing us
  • 00:09:50.102 --> 00:09:51.837
  • Isn't he great at showing usand highlighting all
  • 00:09:51.837 --> 00:09:53.673
  • and highlighting allof the weaknesses
  • 00:09:53.673 --> 00:09:56.308
  • of the weaknessesof our heroes and the people
  • 00:09:56.308 --> 00:09:57.677
  • of our heroes and the peoplethat we have followed?
  • 00:09:57.677 --> 00:09:58.878
  • that we have followed?The leaders?
  • 00:09:58.878 --> 00:10:01.047
  • The leaders?He points out the weakness.
  • 00:10:01.047 --> 00:10:02.081
  • He points out the weakness."You don't have
  • 00:10:02.081 --> 00:10:03.582
  • "You don't havewhat you think you have."
  • 00:10:03.582 --> 00:10:05.084
  • what you think you have."And he reminded them
  • 00:10:05.084 --> 00:10:06.852
  • And he reminded themwith psychological warfare
  • 00:10:06.852 --> 00:10:09.255
  • with psychological warfarethe brilliance of the Jebusites,
  • 00:10:09.255 --> 00:10:11.357
  • the brilliance of the Jebusites,defeating them in their mind,
  • 00:10:11.357 --> 00:10:11.891
  • defeating them in their mind,telling them,
  • 00:10:11.891 --> 00:10:13.426
  • telling them,"Nobody in your family...
  • 00:10:13.426 --> 00:10:13.826
  • "Nobody in your family...Look.
  • 00:10:13.826 --> 00:10:14.627
  • Look.Look.
  • 00:10:14.627 --> 00:10:16.228
  • Look.Isaac couldn't do it.
  • 00:10:16.228 --> 00:10:17.797
  • Isaac couldn't do it.He wasn't -- His generation
  • 00:10:17.797 --> 00:10:19.131
  • He wasn't -- His generationcouldn't take this city.
  • 00:10:19.131 --> 00:10:20.933
  • couldn't take this city.And Jacob, the next generation,
  • 00:10:20.933 --> 00:10:22.601
  • And Jacob, the next generation,he couldn't take this city.
  • 00:10:22.601 --> 00:10:23.602
  • he couldn't take this city.They were lame
  • 00:10:23.602 --> 00:10:25.004
  • They were lameand they were blind.
  • 00:10:25.004 --> 00:10:27.139
  • and they were blind.There's no way your generation
  • 00:10:27.139 --> 00:10:28.507
  • There's no way your generationwill take this city.
  • 00:10:28.507 --> 00:10:31.243
  • will take this city.Nobody in your family has ever
  • 00:10:31.243 --> 00:10:33.245
  • Nobody in your family has everconquered this stronghold."
  • 00:10:33.245 --> 00:10:34.013
  • conquered this stronghold.""Your granddaddy
  • 00:10:34.013 --> 00:10:35.481
  • "Your granddaddywas an alcoholic,
  • 00:10:35.481 --> 00:10:38.017
  • was an alcoholic,your daddy was an alcoholic,
  • 00:10:38.017 --> 00:10:39.518
  • your daddy was an alcoholic,and you're no different."
  • 00:10:39.518 --> 00:10:42.121
  • and you're no different."And the enemy loves to raise up
  • 00:10:42.121 --> 00:10:44.623
  • And the enemy loves to raise upthings that cause us to be
  • 00:10:44.623 --> 00:10:46.492
  • things that cause us to bedeflated in our faith
  • 00:10:46.492 --> 00:10:47.727
  • deflated in our faithand in our belief that
  • 00:10:47.727 --> 00:10:51.230
  • and in our belief thatGod has greater things for us.
  • 00:10:51.230 --> 00:10:52.364
  • God has greater things for us."I have their hides
  • 00:10:52.364 --> 00:10:55.434
  • "I have their hideson the wall," just taunting you
  • 00:10:55.434 --> 00:10:56.502
  • on the wall," just taunting youand telling you
  • 00:10:56.502 --> 00:10:58.938
  • and telling youyou're never gonna take
  • 00:10:58.938 --> 00:11:02.408
  • you're never gonna takethe stronghold of Zion.
  • 00:11:02.408 --> 00:11:03.509
  • the stronghold of Zion.Sometimes we look at our
  • 00:11:03.509 --> 00:11:06.445
  • Sometimes we look at ourforefathers and people who
  • 00:11:06.445 --> 00:11:07.947
  • forefathers and people whoare super and powerful
  • 00:11:07.947 --> 00:11:09.849
  • are super and powerfuland spiritual in our families.
  • 00:11:09.849 --> 00:11:11.717
  • and spiritual in our families.I've heard people say, "If I had
  • 00:11:11.717 --> 00:11:13.953
  • I've heard people say, "If I hadhalf the prayer life
  • 00:11:13.953 --> 00:11:15.988
  • half the prayer lifeand faith that my mother had,"
  • 00:11:15.988 --> 00:11:18.524
  • and faith that my mother had,"or "Half the power
  • 00:11:18.524 --> 00:11:20.693
  • or "Half the powerand spirituality
  • 00:11:20.693 --> 00:11:22.361
  • and spiritualitythat my father..." or someone
  • 00:11:22.361 --> 00:11:23.829
  • that my father..." or someonein their family had,
  • 00:11:23.829 --> 00:11:26.799
  • in their family had,"Oh, I would be so happy."
  • 00:11:26.799 --> 00:11:28.667
  • "Oh, I would be so happy."But that is a false
  • 00:11:28.667 --> 00:11:30.569
  • But that is a falsehumility prayer.
  • 00:11:30.569 --> 00:11:32.805
  • humility prayer.God never intends for you
  • 00:11:32.805 --> 00:11:35.174
  • God never intends for youto have half of what somebody
  • 00:11:35.174 --> 00:11:37.810
  • to have half of what somebodygreat in your family had.
  • 00:11:37.810 --> 00:11:39.845
  • great in your family had.Really, the biblical prayer
  • 00:11:39.845 --> 00:11:41.547
  • Really, the biblical prayeryou ought to pray is the prayer
  • 00:11:41.547 --> 00:11:42.948
  • you ought to pray is the prayerthat Elisha prayed.
  • 00:11:42.948 --> 00:11:43.983
  • that Elisha prayed."But I've never done nothing
  • 00:11:43.983 --> 00:11:45.117
  • "But I've never done nothingfor God and they've done
  • 00:11:45.117 --> 00:11:46.752
  • for God and they've doneso many great things for God."
  • 00:11:46.752 --> 00:11:48.621
  • so many great things for God."Elisha had never done anything
  • 00:11:48.621 --> 00:11:49.989
  • Elisha had never done anythingfor God but pour water.
  • 00:11:49.989 --> 00:11:51.757
  • for God but pour water.He was a water boy and he poured
  • 00:11:51.757 --> 00:11:53.626
  • He was a water boy and he pouredwater on the hands of Elijah,
  • 00:11:53.626 --> 00:11:54.527
  • water on the hands of Elijah,the old prophet.
  • 00:11:54.527 --> 00:11:55.795
  • the old prophet.But when Elijah went up,
  • 00:11:55.795 --> 00:11:58.497
  • But when Elijah went up,he said, "God, I want not half
  • 00:11:58.497 --> 00:12:01.167
  • he said, "God, I want not halfof what he's got; I want double.
  • 00:12:01.167 --> 00:12:03.135
  • of what he's got; I want double.I wanna do double of..."
  • 00:12:03.135 --> 00:12:05.137
  • I wanna do double of..."That's a biblical prayer.
  • 00:12:05.137 --> 00:12:06.238
  • That's a biblical prayer.Don't ask for half.
  • 00:12:06.238 --> 00:12:07.706
  • Don't ask for half."I hope I can do half
  • 00:12:07.706 --> 00:12:09.775
  • "I hope I can do halfwhat my daddy or my mama did."
  • 00:12:09.775 --> 00:12:10.943
  • what my daddy or my mama did."I wanna do double
  • 00:12:10.943 --> 00:12:11.811
  • I wanna do doublewhat they did.
  • 00:12:11.811 --> 00:12:14.180
  • what they did.That's God's mentality.
  • 00:12:14.180 --> 00:12:16.649
  • That's God's mentality.That's God's mentality.
  • 00:12:16.649 --> 00:12:18.851
  • That's God's mentality.You know, I doubt when Goliath
  • 00:12:18.851 --> 00:12:21.187
  • You know, I doubt when Goliathand his wife had babies,
  • 00:12:21.187 --> 00:12:22.955
  • and his wife had babies,that he looked in the crib
  • 00:12:22.955 --> 00:12:25.791
  • that he looked in the criband saw a dwarf.
  • 00:12:25.791 --> 00:12:30.830
  • and saw a dwarf.Giants don't produce dwarfs.
  • 00:12:30.830 --> 00:12:32.665
  • Giants don't produce dwarfs.If he would've looked and saw
  • 00:12:32.665 --> 00:12:33.966
  • If he would've looked and sawa dwarf, he would've had
  • 00:12:33.966 --> 00:12:35.835
  • a dwarf, he would've hada talk with Mrs. Goliath
  • 00:12:35.835 --> 00:12:36.936
  • a talk with Mrs. Goliathand said, "What have you been
  • 00:12:36.936 --> 00:12:38.103
  • and said, "What have you beenup to when I've been out
  • 00:12:38.103 --> 00:12:40.439
  • up to when I've been outfighting these Israelites?"
  • 00:12:40.439 --> 00:12:44.877
  • fighting these Israelites?"Because giants begat giants.
  • 00:12:44.877 --> 00:12:46.612
  • Because giants begat giants.Saint Bernards don't
  • 00:12:46.612 --> 00:12:50.182
  • Saint Bernards don'tgive birth to Chihuahuas.
  • 00:12:50.182 --> 00:12:54.153
  • give birth to Chihuahuas.They give birth to gigantic dogs
  • 00:12:54.153 --> 00:12:55.988
  • They give birth to gigantic dogsjust like themselves.
  • 00:12:55.988 --> 00:12:58.157
  • just like themselves.A generation of giants should
  • 00:12:58.157 --> 00:13:00.926
  • A generation of giants shouldnot produce dwarfs, afraid to
  • 00:13:00.926 --> 00:13:03.329
  • not produce dwarfs, afraid todo mighty things for God.
  • 00:13:03.329 --> 00:13:05.397
  • do mighty things for God.If anybody in your family did
  • 00:13:05.397 --> 00:13:07.499
  • If anybody in your family didsomething great for God,
  • 00:13:07.499 --> 00:13:10.002
  • something great for God,you're not supposed to do less.
  • 00:13:10.002 --> 00:13:12.838
  • you're not supposed to do less.You have the DNA faith,
  • 00:13:12.838 --> 00:13:14.840
  • You have the DNA faith,the genetic faith that your
  • 00:13:14.840 --> 00:13:16.909
  • the genetic faith that yourfather and your mother had
  • 00:13:16.909 --> 00:13:19.245
  • father and your mother hadand God is calling you to do
  • 00:13:19.245 --> 00:13:21.213
  • and God is calling you to doeven greater things
  • 00:13:21.213 --> 00:13:22.781
  • even greater thingsthan they did, maybe in
  • 00:13:22.781 --> 00:13:23.749
  • than they did, maybe ina different field,
  • 00:13:23.749 --> 00:13:25.351
  • a different field,in a different way, but you're
  • 00:13:25.351 --> 00:13:27.753
  • in a different way, but you'regoing higher not lower.
  • 00:13:27.753 --> 00:13:29.054
  • going higher not lower.And you need to believe that
  • 00:13:29.054 --> 00:13:30.656
  • And you need to believe thatas you go up, the strongholds
  • 00:13:30.656 --> 00:13:33.325
  • as you go up, the strongholdsare coming down in Jesus' name.
  • 00:13:33.325 --> 00:13:34.093
  • are coming down in Jesus' name.Give God a shout
  • 00:13:34.093 --> 00:13:35.094
  • Give God a shoutif you believe for that.
  • 00:13:35.094 --> 00:13:40.633
  • if you believe for that.[Applause]
  • 00:13:40.633 --> 00:13:41.934
  • [Applause]I wonder how many of you
  • 00:13:41.934 --> 00:13:43.035
  • I wonder how many of youare settling for
  • 00:13:43.035 --> 00:13:43.936
  • are settling forthe Uganda Plan
  • 00:13:43.936 --> 00:13:45.104
  • the Uganda Planin your life?
  • 00:13:45.104 --> 00:13:46.705
  • in your life?You're settling for some guy
  • 00:13:46.705 --> 00:13:48.207
  • You're settling for some guywho's not even a Christian,
  • 00:13:48.207 --> 00:13:49.642
  • who's not even a Christian,or some girl who's not even
  • 00:13:49.642 --> 00:13:50.809
  • or some girl who's not evenserving the Lord.
  • 00:13:50.809 --> 00:13:52.678
  • serving the Lord.You're settling for something
  • 00:13:52.678 --> 00:13:54.313
  • You're settling for somethingthat's not God's best.
  • 00:13:54.313 --> 00:13:56.482
  • that's not God's best.God has an A-Plan,
  • 00:13:56.482 --> 00:13:57.583
  • God has an A-Plan,not a B-Plan.
  • 00:13:57.583 --> 00:13:58.384
  • not a B-Plan.There's the good,
  • 00:13:58.384 --> 00:13:59.451
  • There's the good,and the acceptable,
  • 00:13:59.451 --> 00:14:00.319
  • and the acceptable,and there's the perfect
  • 00:14:00.319 --> 00:14:01.387
  • and there's the perfectwill of God.
  • 00:14:01.387 --> 00:14:02.688
  • will of God.Don't settle for
  • 00:14:02.688 --> 00:14:04.056
  • Don't settle forthe Uganda Plan
  • 00:14:04.056 --> 00:14:04.823
  • the Uganda Planwhen God said,
  • 00:14:04.823 --> 00:14:05.925
  • when God said,"You're headed up
  • 00:14:05.925 --> 00:14:07.259
  • "You're headed upto Jerusalem.
  • 00:14:07.259 --> 00:14:08.560
  • to Jerusalem.I'm gonna give you
  • 00:14:08.560 --> 00:14:11.196
  • I'm gonna give youthe place of my glory."
  • 00:14:11.196 --> 00:14:12.398
  • David and his men look at
  • 00:14:15.100 --> 00:14:17.536
  • David and his men look atthis mountain, and then on
  • 00:14:17.536 --> 00:14:20.472
  • this mountain, and then ontop of the mountain there was
  • 00:14:20.472 --> 00:14:23.075
  • top of the mountain there wasa 40 mile area up top
  • 00:14:23.075 --> 00:14:24.643
  • a 40 mile area up topthat had been flattened.
  • 00:14:24.643 --> 00:14:26.879
  • that had been flattened.And there were the huge walls
  • 00:14:26.879 --> 00:14:29.248
  • And there were the huge wallsof Jerusalem all around it.
  • 00:14:29.248 --> 00:14:30.416
  • of Jerusalem all around it.Impregnable.
  • 00:14:30.416 --> 00:14:31.684
  • Impregnable.No way in.
  • 00:14:31.684 --> 00:14:32.885
  • No way in.And David's eyes
  • 00:14:32.885 --> 00:14:36.255
  • And David's eyesfall on one weakness.
  • 00:14:36.255 --> 00:14:38.324
  • fall on one weakness.It's a gutter.
  • 00:14:38.324 --> 00:14:40.859
  • It's a gutter.It's a water shaft.
  • 00:14:40.859 --> 00:14:43.028
  • It's a water shaft.A gutter.
  • 00:14:43.028 --> 00:14:44.029
  • A gutter.And David says,
  • 00:14:44.029 --> 00:14:46.832
  • And David says,"It's 20 inches high."
  • 00:14:46.832 --> 00:14:48.000
  • "It's 20 inches high."You can still go there today,
  • 00:14:48.000 --> 00:14:48.867
  • You can still go there today,by the way.
  • 00:14:48.867 --> 00:14:51.203
  • by the way.It's 20 inches high.
  • 00:14:51.203 --> 00:14:53.238
  • It's 20 inches high."And to the first man
  • 00:14:53.238 --> 00:14:55.975
  • "And to the first manwho gets up the gutter..."
  • 00:14:55.975 --> 00:14:56.642
  • who gets up the gutter..."Have you ever
  • 00:14:56.642 --> 00:14:58.010
  • Have you evercleaned out the gutter?
  • 00:14:58.010 --> 00:15:00.145
  • cleaned out the gutter?[Laughter]
  • 00:15:00.145 --> 00:15:01.013
  • [Laughter]Have you ever cleaned out
  • 00:15:01.013 --> 00:15:03.282
  • Have you ever cleaned outyour gutters at your house?
  • 00:15:03.282 --> 00:15:03.882
  • your gutters at your house?I've watched Cherise
  • 00:15:03.882 --> 00:15:04.817
  • I've watched Cherisedo it many times.
  • 00:15:04.817 --> 00:15:07.853
  • do it many times.[Laughter]
  • 00:15:07.853 --> 00:15:10.723
  • [Laughter]It's an awful job.
  • 00:15:10.723 --> 00:15:12.191
  • It's an awful job.You need rubber gloves.
  • 00:15:12.191 --> 00:15:14.226
  • You need rubber gloves.She puts 'em on.
  • 00:15:14.226 --> 00:15:14.994
  • She puts 'em on.I have to go study
  • 00:15:14.994 --> 00:15:15.928
  • I have to go studyabout that time.
  • 00:15:15.928 --> 00:15:19.198
  • about that time.[Laughter]
  • 00:15:19.198 --> 00:15:20.866
  • [Laughter]But you know what a gutter --
  • 00:15:20.866 --> 00:15:21.834
  • But you know what a gutter --What's in a gutter?
  • 00:15:21.834 --> 00:15:24.970
  • What's in a gutter?Slime and sludge and twigs
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  • Slime and sludge and twigsand critters and birds
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  • and critters and birdsand bird nests and bird nests
  • 00:15:31.243 --> 00:15:35.014
  • and bird nests and bird nestsand just nasty.
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  • and just nasty.I love it though.
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  • I love it though.David said, "I don't care how
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  • David said, "I don't care howI get there, if I have to go
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  • I get there, if I have to gothrough the gutter..."
  • 00:15:42.955 --> 00:15:44.523
  • through the gutter..."I'd love to just say to the next
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  • I'd love to just say to the nextgeneration, "We're just gonna
  • 00:15:45.624 --> 00:15:47.793
  • generation, "We're just gonnahand you over," but the only way
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  • hand you over," but the only wayfor a new generation to get
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  • for a new generation to getwhere God has for you
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  • where God has for youis you have to go through
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  • is you have to go throughthe gutter, too.
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  • the gutter, too.[Cheering and Applause]
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  • [Cheering and Applause]And there's slime and there's
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  • And there's slime and there'ssludge and you see these
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  • sludge and you see thesesoldiers --
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  • soldiers --You ever seen soldiers when
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  • You ever seen soldiers whenthey have their pictures made?
  • 00:16:00.606 --> 00:16:01.040
  • they have their pictures made?They gotta beautiful
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  • They gotta beautifulflag behind them.
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  • flag behind them.They're in their full beautiful
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  • They're in their full beautifulblues and brass buttons
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  • blues and brass buttonsand shiny shoes.
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  • and shiny shoes.But you should've saw
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  • But you should've sawthose soldiers after
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  • those soldiers afterthey went through.
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  • they went through.They didn't have on
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  • They didn't have onshiny buttons and shoes.
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  • shiny buttons and shoes.They looked like filth.
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  • They looked like filth.They had been through
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  • They had been throughmud and sludge and slime.
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  • mud and sludge and slime.They had taken three steps and
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  • They had taken three steps and-- You ever tried to climb up
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  • -- You ever tried to climb upa mossy mess and you slide back
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  • a mossy mess and you slide backdown and climb up four
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  • down and climb up fourand slide back down.
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  • and slide back down.But God said, "Take the city."
  • 00:16:28.333 --> 00:16:29.501
  • But God said, "Take the city."And I'm here to preach
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  • And I'm here to preachto somebody, don't you settle
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  • to somebody, don't you settlefor Hebron when God has
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  • for Hebron when God haspromised you Jerusalem.
  • 00:16:35.207 --> 00:16:37.409
  • promised you Jerusalem.Don't you settle for Plan B
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  • Don't you settle for Plan Bwhen God says, "I am going to do
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  • when God says, "I am going to doexceedingly, abundantly above
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  • exceedingly, abundantly aboveall that you can..."
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  • all that you can...""Hebron is what you can do, but
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  • "Hebron is what you can do, butJerusalem is what only I can do,
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  • Jerusalem is what only I can do,and I want you to get up.
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  • and I want you to get up.And it's gonna get ugly
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  • And it's gonna get uglyand it's gonna get dirty
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  • and it's gonna get dirtyand it's not gonna be easy.
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  • and it's not gonna be easy.If it were, anybody could
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  • If it were, anybody couldgo up the gutter."
  • 00:16:57.396 --> 00:16:59.832
  • go up the gutter."And you'd think the young guns
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  • And you'd think the young gunswere ones who
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  • were ones whowent up the gutter.
  • 00:17:00.899 --> 00:17:02.434
  • went up the gutter.Guess who the first one was?
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  • Guess who the first one was?An old dude by the name of Joab.
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  • An old dude by the name of Joab.He said, "Wait a minute.
  • 00:17:06.538 --> 00:17:07.306
  • He said, "Wait a minute.I've waited for this
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  • I've waited for thisall of my life.
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  • all of my life.Get behind me,
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  • Get behind me,you little young guns.
  • 00:17:11.143 --> 00:17:11.977
  • you little young guns.I'm going up."
  • 00:17:11.977 --> 00:17:13.178
  • I'm going up."And he went up the gutter.
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  • And he went up the gutter.And this is what happened.
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  • And this is what happened.When he popped out, don't you
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  • When he popped out, don't youknow he looked bad, smelled bad,
  • 00:17:17.850 --> 00:17:19.084
  • know he looked bad, smelled bad,been through mess,
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  • been through mess,had mess all over him?
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  • had mess all over him?But he looks around and your
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  • But he looks around and yourBible will tell you if you read
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  • Bible will tell you if you readthat not one Israeli casualty
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  • that not one Israeli casualtyhappened in the taking
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  • happened in the takingof the city of Jerusalem.
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  • of the city of Jerusalem.Not one.
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  • Not one.It was all a big bluff.
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  • It was all a big bluff.And he runs over and grabs
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  • And he runs over and grabsthat caricature of the lame
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  • that caricature of the lameand throws it over the wall
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  • and throws it over the walland grabs the one of the blind
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  • and grabs the one of the blindand throws it over the wall
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  • and throws it over the walland raises up his hands
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  • and raises up his handsin victory and says,
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  • in victory and says,"God has given us this city."
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  • "God has given us this city."[Cheering and Applause]
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  • [Cheering and Applause]What I'm saying to you is
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  • What I'm saying to you isthe enemy will put his... bluff
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  • the enemy will put his... bluffon the wall and tell you
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  • on the wall and tell youyou're not strong enough,
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  • you're not strong enough,you're not mighty enough,
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  • you're not mighty enough,nobody in your family has
  • 00:18:13.005 --> 00:18:14.373
  • nobody in your family hasever done it, you need
  • 00:18:14.373 --> 00:18:16.408
  • ever done it, you needto settle where you are.
  • 00:18:16.408 --> 00:18:19.378
  • to settle where you are.But God is calling you and me
  • 00:18:19.378 --> 00:18:20.979
  • But God is calling you and meto higher places,
  • 00:18:20.979 --> 00:18:23.415
  • to higher places,and we're not going to settle.
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  • and we're not going to settle.We're not going to settle.
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  • We're not going to settle.There're lying devils
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  • There're lying devilsscreaming from the walls,
  • 00:18:31.023 --> 00:18:32.791
  • screaming from the walls,"You can't do it.
  • 00:18:32.791 --> 00:18:33.425
  • "You can't do it.Just stop.
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  • Just stop.You've done more
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  • You've done morethan anybody expected.
  • 00:18:35.794 --> 00:18:36.595
  • than anybody expected.Don't try to do
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  • Don't try to doanything greater.
  • 00:18:37.829 --> 00:18:39.565
  • anything greater.Just stop before...
  • 00:18:39.565 --> 00:18:40.666
  • Just stop before...You better watch out.
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  • You better watch out.You might risk it all
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  • You might risk it alland lose it all."
  • 00:18:44.203 --> 00:18:46.505
  • and lose it all."Not if God told you to do it.
  • 00:18:46.505 --> 00:18:48.106
  • Not if God told you to do it.What you don't know, devil,
  • 00:18:48.106 --> 00:18:50.876
  • What you don't know, devil,is years ago, I took the head
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  • is years ago, I took the headof Goliath and I put it
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  • of Goliath and I put iton a pole outside the city.
  • 00:18:54.213 --> 00:18:55.347
  • on a pole outside the city.Now, let me preach right here.
  • 00:18:55.347 --> 00:18:56.281
  • Now, let me preach right here.Watch this.
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  • Watch this.I'm almost done.
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  • I'm almost done.Why did David drag that bloody
  • 00:19:00.752 --> 00:19:04.856
  • Why did David drag that bloodyhead for 18 miles to the city
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  • head for 18 miles to the cityof the Jebusites and plant it
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  • of the Jebusites and plant iton a hill outside the walls
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  • on a hill outside the wallsof the city of what
  • 00:19:12.030 --> 00:19:15.467
  • of the city of whatwould become Jerusalem?
  • 00:19:15.467 --> 00:19:20.205
  • would become Jerusalem?Could it be because Genesis 3,
  • 00:19:20.205 --> 00:19:22.708
  • Could it be because Genesis 3,God said to the serpent,
  • 00:19:22.708 --> 00:19:24.376
  • God said to the serpent,"I will put enmity between
  • 00:19:24.376 --> 00:19:25.177
  • "I will put enmity betweenyou and the woman,
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  • you and the woman,between your seed,"
  • 00:19:26.411 --> 00:19:29.214
  • between your seed,"the serpent's seed, "her seed.
  • 00:19:29.214 --> 00:19:29.982
  • the serpent's seed, "her seed.The King James says,
  • 00:19:29.982 --> 00:19:31.583
  • The King James says,"You will crush his head,
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  • "You will crush his head,he'll bruise your heel."
  • 00:19:32.818 --> 00:19:33.151
  • he'll bruise your heel."Watch now.
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  • Watch now.Watch.
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  • Watch.David takes the skull
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  • David takes the skullof Goliath, puts it on a hill
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  • of Goliath, puts it on a hilloutside the walls;
  • 00:19:40.692 --> 00:19:42.661
  • outside the walls;not inside, outside.
  • 00:19:42.661 --> 00:19:44.763
  • not inside, outside.Jesus had to be crucified
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  • Jesus had to be crucifiedoutside the walls and He was
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  • outside the walls and He wascrucified at Golgotha,
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  • crucified at Golgotha,which is translated
  • 00:19:52.738 --> 00:19:56.508
  • which is translatedthe place of a skull.
  • 00:19:56.508 --> 00:19:57.943
  • the place of a skull.Why was it called
  • 00:19:57.943 --> 00:20:00.078
  • Why was it calledthe place of the skull?
  • 00:20:00.078 --> 00:20:02.547
  • the place of the skull?Many believe that's where David
  • 00:20:02.547 --> 00:20:04.883
  • Many believe that's where Davidput the skull of Goliath.
  • 00:20:04.883 --> 00:20:06.785
  • put the skull of Goliath.And when they raised Jesus up
  • 00:20:06.785 --> 00:20:09.755
  • And when they raised Jesus upon that cross and they nailed
  • 00:20:09.755 --> 00:20:11.323
  • on that cross and they nailedHis feet, that was
  • 00:20:11.323 --> 00:20:13.325
  • His feet, that wasthe bruising of the heel.
  • 00:20:13.325 --> 00:20:15.127
  • the bruising of the heel.But when the thud of the cross
  • 00:20:15.127 --> 00:20:18.163
  • But when the thud of the crosswent in the earth on Golgotha,
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  • went in the earth on Golgotha,the place of the skull,
  • 00:20:19.765 --> 00:20:25.837
  • the place of the skull,He crushed the skull of Satan.
  • 00:20:25.837 --> 00:20:26.972
  • He crushed the skull of Satan.Satan is crazy.
  • 00:20:26.972 --> 00:20:29.308
  • Satan is crazy.He's got brain damage.
  • 00:20:29.308 --> 00:20:31.810
  • He's got brain damage.He's had a massive head injury
  • 00:20:31.810 --> 00:20:32.444
  • He's had a massive head injuryand he's never got
  • 00:20:32.444 --> 00:20:35.180
  • and he's never gotover it since Calvary.
  • 00:20:35.180 --> 00:20:36.481
  • over it since Calvary.Oh, I feel like preaching.
  • 00:20:36.481 --> 00:20:38.317
  • Oh, I feel like preaching.You don't even have to help me.
  • 00:20:38.317 --> 00:20:38.884
  • You don't even have to help me.I don't know what
  • 00:20:38.884 --> 00:20:40.519
  • I don't know whatthe enemy's telling you.
  • 00:20:40.519 --> 00:20:42.287
  • the enemy's telling you."This stronghold of addiction,
  • 00:20:42.287 --> 00:20:44.489
  • "This stronghold of addiction,this stronghold of alcoholism,
  • 00:20:44.489 --> 00:20:46.391
  • this stronghold of alcoholism,this stronghold of drugs,
  • 00:20:46.391 --> 00:20:47.326
  • this stronghold of drugs,this stronghold of
  • 00:20:47.326 --> 00:20:48.560
  • this stronghold ofsexual perversion...
  • 00:20:48.560 --> 00:20:50.462
  • sexual perversion...you'll never bring it down in
  • 00:20:50.462 --> 00:20:52.130
  • you'll never bring it down inyour family and in your life."
  • 00:20:52.130 --> 00:20:53.932
  • your family and in your life."But because of a cross --
  • 00:20:53.932 --> 00:20:56.068
  • But because of a cross --The cross has crushed the head
  • 00:20:56.068 --> 00:20:57.736
  • The cross has crushed the headand the skull of the serpent
  • 00:20:57.736 --> 00:20:59.905
  • and the skull of the serpentand his seed and there's
  • 00:20:59.905 --> 00:21:01.940
  • and his seed and there'svictory in Jesus
  • 00:21:01.940 --> 00:21:04.343
  • victory in Jesusand there's power in the cross
  • 00:21:04.343 --> 00:21:05.477
  • and there's power in the crossand there's power
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  • and there's powerin the blood of Jesus.
  • 00:21:06.878 --> 00:21:09.414
  • in the blood of Jesus.You can be free.
  • 00:21:09.414 --> 00:21:11.383
  • You can be free.You can be delivered.
  • 00:21:11.383 --> 00:21:14.086
  • You can be delivered.Strongholds will come down
  • 00:21:14.086 --> 00:21:17.622
  • Strongholds will come downand God will raise you up.
  • 00:21:17.622 --> 00:21:23.662
  • and God will raise you up.Victory comes in strange places.
  • 00:21:23.662 --> 00:21:26.398
  • Victory comes in strange places.And the dirtiest battles
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  • And the dirtiest battlesof your life will produce
  • 00:21:30.836 --> 00:21:33.705
  • of your life will producethe greatest victories.
  • 00:21:33.705 --> 00:21:36.208
  • the greatest victories.The city of the Jebusites
  • 00:21:36.208 --> 00:21:39.511
  • The city of the Jebusitesbecame the city of David.
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  • became the city of David.When Jesus showed up 1.500 years
  • 00:21:42.614 --> 00:21:45.384
  • When Jesus showed up 1.500 yearslater, every time He healed
  • 00:21:45.384 --> 00:21:47.519
  • later, every time He healedsomebody, they would cry out,
  • 00:21:47.519 --> 00:21:49.521
  • somebody, they would cry out,"Have mercy."
  • 00:21:49.521 --> 00:21:50.989
  • "Have mercy."What did they call Him?
  • 00:21:50.989 --> 00:21:54.526
  • What did they call Him?The Son of David.
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  • The Son of David."Thou Son of David, have mercy."
  • 00:21:59.531 --> 00:22:03.668
  • "Thou Son of David, have mercy."And He would heal them.
  • 00:22:03.668 --> 00:22:05.737
  • And He would heal them."What are you saying?"
  • 00:22:05.737 --> 00:22:07.172
  • "What are you saying?"The reason that it became
  • 00:22:07.172 --> 00:22:09.141
  • The reason that it becamethe city of David was because
  • 00:22:09.141 --> 00:22:12.010
  • the city of David was because1.500 years later, Jesus would
  • 00:22:12.010 --> 00:22:15.147
  • 1.500 years later, Jesus wouldbe crucified outside the walls,
  • 00:22:15.147 --> 00:22:15.847
  • be crucified outside the walls,but they would take
  • 00:22:15.847 --> 00:22:18.984
  • but they would takeHis dead body inside the walls,
  • 00:22:18.984 --> 00:22:19.985
  • His dead body inside the walls,in the borrowed tomb
  • 00:22:19.985 --> 00:22:21.920
  • in the borrowed tombof Joseph of Arimathea.
  • 00:22:21.920 --> 00:22:24.356
  • of Joseph of Arimathea.But on the third day,
  • 00:22:24.356 --> 00:22:25.624
  • But on the third day,even though He had to go through
  • 00:22:25.624 --> 00:22:27.292
  • even though He had to go throughthe gutter, even though He had
  • 00:22:27.292 --> 00:22:29.161
  • the gutter, even though He hadto go all the way down to hell
  • 00:22:29.161 --> 00:22:30.896
  • to go all the way down to helland He took on my sin
  • 00:22:30.896 --> 00:22:32.664
  • and He took on my sinand your sin and my iniquity
  • 00:22:32.664 --> 00:22:34.900
  • and your sin and my iniquityand your iniquity, He rose from
  • 00:22:34.900 --> 00:22:38.203
  • and your iniquity, He rose fromthe dead in Jerusalem, the city
  • 00:22:38.203 --> 00:22:40.372
  • the dead in Jerusalem, the cityof David, on the third day.
  • 00:22:40.372 --> 00:22:42.307
  • of David, on the third day.And I wanna finish this sermon
  • 00:22:42.307 --> 00:22:44.876
  • And I wanna finish this sermonby telling you one day Jesus
  • 00:22:44.876 --> 00:22:47.546
  • by telling you one day Jesusis coming back on a white horse.
  • 00:22:47.546 --> 00:22:49.080
  • is coming back on a white horse.He's gonna touch down
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  • He's gonna touch downon the Mount of Olives.
  • 00:22:50.782 --> 00:22:52.184
  • on the Mount of Olives.He's gonna ride across
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  • He's gonna ride acrosswith the army of the Lord.
  • 00:22:54.586 --> 00:22:56.087
  • with the army of the Lord.He's gonna burst through
  • 00:22:56.087 --> 00:22:57.489
  • He's gonna burst throughthe Eastern Gate
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  • the Eastern Gateand He's going to sit
  • 00:22:59.424 --> 00:23:02.661
  • and He's going to siton His throne in the city
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  • on His throne in the citythat David conquered by going
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  • that David conquered by goingthrough the gutter.
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  • through the gutter.[Cheering]
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  • [Cheering]Let's stand up on our feet
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  • Let's stand up on our feetand let's give God
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  • and let's give Goda great, great shout of praise.
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  • a great, great shout of praise.Because the place
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  • Because the placeof your dirtiest battle,
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  • of your dirtiest battle,will be the place
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  • will be the placeof your greatest victory.
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  • of your greatest victory.I don't know what
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  • I don't know whatyou're goin' through,
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  • you're goin' through,I don't know what
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  • I don't know whatyou're facin',
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  • you're facin',I don't know how dirty
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  • I don't know how dirtythe battle has gotten.
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  • the battle has gotten.That's the very place
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  • That's the very placewhere God will be
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  • where God will beglorified the most,
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  • glorified the most,in your life.
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  • in your life.That's where the anointing
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  • That's where the anointingwill come through
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  • will come throughthe greatest.
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  • the greatest.You'll look back and say,
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  • You'll look back and say,"That was the dirtiest battle,
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  • "That was the dirtiest battle,but that's what produced
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  • but that's what producedthe greatest anointing
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  • - I want to thank you
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  • - I want to thank youfor joining us
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  • for joining uson Kingdom Connection today.
  • 00:23:54.846 --> 00:23:55.947
  • on Kingdom Connection today.Our mission always
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  • Our mission alwaysis lead people to Jesus Christ,
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  • is lead people to Jesus Christ,and if you need Jesus in your
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  • and if you need Jesus in yourlife today,
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  • life today,I want you to pray this prayer
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  • I want you to pray this prayerwith me.
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  • with me.Just say, "Lord Jesus,
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  • Just say, "Lord Jesus,thank you for your
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  • thank you for yourunfailing love.
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  • unfailing love.Thank you that you never
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  • Thank you that you nevergive up on me.
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  • give up on me.Thank you Lord, that your grace
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  • Thank you Lord, that your graceand your mercy is already
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  • and your mercy is alreadycleansing me.
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  • cleansing me.When I breathe and call
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  • When I breathe and callyour name,
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  • your name,forgiveness comes to my life.
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  • forgiveness comes to my life.And I receive you, Jesus,
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  • And I receive you, Jesus,as my Lord and Savior.
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  • as my Lord and Savior.And I give you the praise
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  • And I give you the praisein Jesus' name, amen.
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  • in Jesus' name, amen.And in our closing moments,
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  • And in our closing moments,I wanted to take just a moment
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  • I wanted to take just a momentto talk to you from my heart
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  • to talk to you from my heartabout an amazing door God
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  • about an amazing door Godhas opened for us
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  • has opened for usin the nation of Israel.
  • 00:24:39.057 --> 00:24:40.292
  • in the nation of Israel.Favor has been granted
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  • Favor has been grantedto this ministry in ways
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  • to this ministry in waysthat blows my mind,
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  • We partnered with an incredible
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  • We partnered with an incredibleorganization called YEL
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  • organization called YELto feed and bring comfort
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  • to feed and bring comfortto the elderly Holocaust
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  • to the elderly Holocaustsurvivors.
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  • survivors.We have been receiving
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  • We have been receivingso many thank you videos
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  • so many thank you videosfrom Holocaust survivors,
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  • from Holocaust survivors,and even government officials
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  • and even government officialsand I wanted to share one
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  • and I wanted to share onewith you, listen to this,
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  • When you partner with us today
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  • When you partner with us todaywe want to give you some
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  • we want to give you someamazing gifts and resources
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  • amazing gifts and resourcesincluding my message,
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  • including my message,"Grace, Grace".
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  • "Grace, Grace".And I believe this message
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  • And I believe this messageis one of the most important
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  • is one of the most importantmessages I've ever preached.
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  • messages I've ever preached.My announcer's gonna tell you
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  • My announcer's gonna tell youwhat you can do to be a part
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  • - ANNOUNCER: Right now we have
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  • an amazing but brief window
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  • of opportunity
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  • to share the love of God
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  • with elderly Holocaust survivors
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  • living in Israel.
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  • In recent months,
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  • the COVID-19 virus outbreak
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  • has only added to the fear
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  • and worry these amazing
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  • Holocaust survivors have
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  • had to confront.
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  • To say thank you for taking
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  • that step with a gift of $50
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  • or more today,
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  • series, "Grace, Grace" on DVD
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  • along with a digital download,
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  • plus, a travel tumbler,
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  • - Your words have power,
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  • - Your words have power,speak grace, grace.
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  • speak grace, grace.Lay your hands on your business
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  • Lay your hands on your businessand grace, grace.
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  • and grace, grace.When you pull up
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  • When you pull upin the parking lot,
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  • in the parking lot,grace, grace to your job.
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  • grace, grace to your job.When you fill out an application
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  • When you fill out an applicationto go in and get a job,
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  • - If you're able to sow
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  • a gift of $300 or more today,
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  • we'll respond by sending
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  • the Jentezen Franklin
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  • Legacy study bible,
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  • and an art piece declaring
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  • Zechariah 4:7.
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  • Plus, a "Grace, Grace" notepad
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  • and journal.
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  • Finally, with your gift of
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  • Jentezen Franklin Legacy
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  • We'll also plant a tree
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  • in Israel in your honor,
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  • Your help in this time of need
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  • is critical, and you'll be
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  • living out the prophecy
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  • found in Isaiah 40.
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  • "Comfort, comfort my people."
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  • To learn more, please call now
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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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